Disney Princes

Disney Princes

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSPreviously on Breaking the Glass Slipper we have covered Disney princesses. This time we thought we would turn our attention to the men. But we’re a podcast about women! So why spend an entire episode...
Alien at 40: The making of a feminist icon

Alien at 40: The making of a feminist icon

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn 1979, one of the most seminal sci-fi films ever made was shown for the first time on the big screen. Ridley Scott’s Alien is a dark, disturbing and downright terrifying addition to the Hollywood Hall of...
The problem with the chosen one

The problem with the chosen one

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn our last episode, we had author Aliette de Bodard on to discuss the absence of mothers in speculative fiction. One explanation put forward was the focus of chosen one narratives – these stories rely on...