Know My Name (Part 5) Episode Transcript

https://open.spotify.com/episode/77Pe9vmeP4C4SdWztUDK6F?si=-wGJY09UTN2ffEZ_rQVJjA Throughout the past episodes, I’ve found myself underscoring the ways in which Chanel points out the ways in which the criminal justice system fails victims: from the emotional toll that court trial dates and their frequent postponement and rescheduling can take an emotional and mental toll, to the line of questioning defense attorneys choose … Continue reading Know My Name (Part 5) Episode Transcript

Know My Name (Part 4) Episode Transcript

https://open.spotify.com/episode/0Abx8blm8knsAHLGEDS9Yz?si=9_X1hBX-R7C0fqnDWKc3Nw How exhausting it must be to go through the criminal justice system when you’re a sexual assault survivor who decides to press charges. How depleting it must have been for Chanel to be Emily in that courtroom where it seemed almost as if she was the one on trial, not the one seeking justice … Continue reading Know My Name (Part 4) Episode Transcript

Know My Name (Part 3) Episode Transcript

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4FWhvmYYp8C3r4iVAibHWk?si=cW6nnV3aQ_CbOvDtGulZag When a stranger sexually assaults you while you’re unconscious, how do you and your partner deal with it? Is this what they mean when they say that in every relationship, as Chanel says, “there’s a point of disillusion; the introduction of the first obstacle, where you decide to surmount it or part ways.” At … Continue reading Know My Name (Part 3) Episode Transcript

Know My Name (Part 2) Podcast Episode Transcript

https://open.spotify.com/episode/7zoPbAHxBPyEQH9mZ5W3XO?si=Xh8q0oHhQSamBgf28ZuxrA We begin with Chanel describing herself when she was younger: a shy girl who was conflict-averse and endearingly polite. We meet her on a fateful January 2015 night with a recollection of what she did that night: what she ate, what she decided to wear, and what the party was like at Stanford University … Continue reading Know My Name (Part 2) Podcast Episode Transcript

Know My Name: Introduction (Podcast Transcript)

https://open.spotify.com/episode/14UEqwOixGUTSQu0H3wm1a?si=9txFlkLFQheJP9JmiuXRyQ Know My Name. What an imperative of a book title. The author, who, for so long, took on a different name that would anonymize her outside the courtroom, implores you to know her. Know her name. And her name is Chanel Miller. Miller’s 2019 memoir is among my Holy Trinity of favorite books, alongside … Continue reading Know My Name: Introduction (Podcast Transcript)

09. The Try Guys: Alternative Models of Masculinity?

That is the sound of a quintessential Try Guys video—lots of discomfort, lots of witty banter and soundbites, lots of oddity, lots of… trying. When it comes to YouTubers, I don’t really follow a lot of creators in the entertainment genre. Definitely not the Logan brothers nor the Vlog Squads—and definitely not the Gabbie Hannas … Continue reading 09. The Try Guys: Alternative Models of Masculinity?

08. Body-ody-ody

I’m about to admit something in this podcast: [SIGH] I struggle with body image issues. Wow, who doesn’t, right? I think body image issues and insecurities are something that cut across the board for a lot of intersecting identities, whether it’s gender, race, socioeconomic class, sexualities, abilities—all the more when you’re someone from marginalized communities. … Continue reading 08. Body-ody-ody

07 – On Your Left: A Left-reading of Captain America in the MCU

Captain America is undoubtedly one of the most popular characters from both the Marvel Comics and the Marvel Cinematic Universe. I guess it helps that Chris Evans played Steve Rogers with so much charisma and a commanding presence that he’s easily become a fan favorite. But, I admit, Cap wasn’t my personal favorite among the … Continue reading 07 – On Your Left: A Left-reading of Captain America in the MCU