In this week's episode, Anna and Maiy talk about House of Cards only four years late (and yes, we do spoil seasons 1-4), and generally refresh everyone's memories of the show in the lead up to the release of season five on May 31.
And then in our second segment, we consider the assertion that 'class is a material condition not an identity', and ponder whether Harry Potter was written by a working class single mother or a billionaire.
In this episode, Maiy and Anna are joined by Louise Crossman to talk about the 1992 baseball movie A League of Their Own, what it meant to us as kids, how we look at the classic film today, and how women in sport are portrayed in pop culture.
And then, inspired by the AFLW grand final, in our second segment we talk about women in sport, discussing Australia's premier women's sports leagues. pay and endorsements, and ask why there aren't time-sheets in tennis.
In this episode, Maiy and Anna talk about singer and record-breaking kickstarter fundraiser Amanda Palmer’s 2013 book The Art of Asking — a book that Anna says changed her life, and that Maiy also really enjoyed despite initially having some conflicting feelings about Amanda Palmer.
And then in the second segment, we talk about our own experiences with crowd-funders and asking for help, and discuss having a network or community of friends in which you feel like you *can* ask for help.
In the first episode of this podcast, Maiy and Anna chat about Hidden Figures. Released in Australia earlier this year, it follows three African-American female mathematicians and programmers who worked at NASA during the space race.
And then in our second segment, we conside racism in pop culture and the impact it has.