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The Bechdel Cast is a podcast about the portrayal of women in movies hosted by Caitlin Durante and Jamie Loftus.

The Bechdel Cast is a podcast about the portrayal of women in movies hosted by Caitlin Durante and Jamie Loftus.

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United States

Description:

The Bechdel Cast is a podcast about the portrayal of women in movies hosted by Caitlin Durante and Jamie Loftus.

Twitter:

@BechdelCast

Language:

English


Episodes

Eve's Bayou with Bridget Todd

2/18/2021
Jamie, Caitlin, and special guest Bridget Todd discuss the film Eve's Bayou. Trigger warning: child sex abuse, incest. If you prefer not to listen to the segment discussing these topics, skip approximately minute 26 to minute 72. (This episode contains spoilers) For Bechdel bonuses, sign up for our Patreon at patreon.com/bechdelcast. Follow @BridgetMarie on Twitter. While you're there, you should also follow @BechdelCast, @caitlindurante and @jamieloftusHELP Learn more about your ad-choices...

Duration:02:01:44

Cinderella (1997) with Keah Brown

2/11/2021
Caitlin, Jamie, and special guest Keah Brown put on their glass slippers and go to the ball that is Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella (1997). (This episode contains spoilers) For Bechdel bonuses, sign up for our Patreon at patreon.com/bechdelcast. Follow @Keah_Maria on Twitter. While you're there, you should also follow @BechdelCast, @caitlindurante and @jamieloftusHELP Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:47:11

Introducing: 'The Laverne Cox Show'

2/5/2021
Years ago, a therapist said in our very first session that there are only two things that we can truly control in our lives - our own perception and our own behavior. That's it. Nothing more than that. Each week, The Laverne Cox Show will feature intimate conversations with folks who help me to see and think differently so that maybe I can act differently. It is my hope that this becomes a place that fosters perspectives that might inspire new behavior in each of us, which in turn gets us...

Duration:00:02:00

Hollywood Shuffle with Sam Ike

2/4/2021
This week, Jamie, Caitlin, and special guest Sam Ike chat about Hollywood Shuffle! (This episode contains spoilers) For Bechdel bonuses, sign up for our Patreon at patreon.com/bechdelcast. Follow @TheSamIke on Twitter. While you're there, you should also follow @BechdelCast, @caitlindurante and @jamieloftusHELP Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:47:03

Selena with Mala Muñoz

1/28/2021
Caitlin, Jamie, and special guest Mala Muñoz discuss Selena (1997). Anything for Selenas! (This episode contains spoilers) For Bechdel bonuses, sign up for our Patreon at patreon.com/bechdelcast. Follow @mala_munoz on Twitter. While you're there, you should also follow @BechdelCast, @caitlindurante and @jamieloftusHELP Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:46:11

Grease with Gracie Gillam

1/21/2021
Pink Ladies Jamie, Caitlin, and special guest Gracie Gillam are hopelessly devoted to talking about Grease! (This episode contains spoilers) For Bechdel bonuses, sign up for our Patreon at patreon.com/bechdelcast. Follow @grace_phipps on Twitter. While you're there, you should also follow @BechdelCast, @caitlindurante and @jamieloftusHELP Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:49:34

Beauty and the Beast (1991)

1/14/2021
Jamie and Caitlin are doing their first re-do of the entire 'cast -- we're talking Beauty and the Beast (1991) with the wisdom of 2021 on our side! This episode contains spoilers) For Bechdel bonuses, sign up for our Patreon at patreon.com/bechdelcast. Follow@BechdelCast, @caitlindurante and @jamieloftusHELP on Twitter. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:02:06:40

We're Taking the Week Off and That's Feminist!

1/7/2021
Happy New Year, Bechdel Heads! We're taking this week off, but we'll be back next week and the many weeks to come for more great episodes! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:07:01

New Year's Eve

12/31/2020
We're closing out this terrible year with an episode on a terrible movie: New Year's Eve (2011). (This episode contains spoilers) For Bechdel bonuses, sign up for our Patreon at patreon.com/bechdelcast. Follow@BechdelCast, @caitlindurante and @jamieloftusHELP on Twitter Here are the links / articles mentioned in the episode! Kal Penn's thread showing the racist stereotype roles sent to him early in his acting career: https://ew.com/tv/2017/03/14/kal-penn-racist-stereotype-audition-scripts/...

Duration:01:46:35

Happiest Season with Jes Tom

12/24/2020
Tis the season to be inviting special guest Jes Tom on the show to cover Happiest Season! Here's a link to the film review in Elle by Makayla Philips: https://www.elle.com/culture/movies-tv/a34827483/happiest-season-kristen-stewart-review/ (This episode contains spoilers) For Bechdel bonuses, sign up for our Patreon at patreon.com/bechdelcast. Follow @jestom on Twitter. While you're there, you should also follow @BechdelCast, @caitlindurante and @jamieloftusHELP Learn more about your...

Duration:01:45:42

This Christmas with Miles Gray

12/17/2020
This Christmas (season), Caitlin and Jamie talk about This Christmas (movie) with special guest Miles Gray! (This episode contains spoilers) For Bechdel bonuses, sign up for our Patreon at patreon.com/bechdelcast. Follow @milesofgray on Twitter. While you're there, you should also follow @BechdelCast, @caitlindurante and @jamieloftusHELP Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:35:46

Introducing: Cadaver Gals

12/11/2020
Cadaver Gals is a weekly podcast hosted by three friends, who discuss all the fun and flirty ways people die to cope with their own mortality! And this is the dang trailer!! Listen and subscribe to Cadaver Gals on the iHeartRadio App, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:01:14

The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause

12/10/2020
Jamie and Caitlin are bound to a clause for which they must cover all three Santa Clause movies with special guest Grace Thomas. (This episode contains spoilers) For Bechdel bonuses, sign up for our Patreon at patreon.com/bechdelcast. Follow @GraceGThomas on Twitter. While you're there, you should also follow @BechdelCast, @caitlindurante and @jamieloftusHELP Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:02:30:22

Four Year Anniversary Q&A with Jamie and Caitlin

12/3/2020
Caitlin and Jamie do a Q&A episode to celebrate the four year anniversary of The Bechdel Cast! For Bechdel bonuses, sign up for our Patreon at patreon.com/bechdelcast. Follow@BechdelCast, @caitlindurante and @jamieloftusHELP on Twitter Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:43:07

Introducing: 'Lolita Podcast'

11/27/2020
Who is Lolita? The Nabokov literary classic has sparked infinite discussion in the 65 years since its release, but the cultural memory the book has left behind lives more in romance and fashion aesthetics than a cautionary tale about a deceptive predator and his young prey. Jamie Loftus wants to know how we got here, and this series traces Lolita -- the person, Dolores Haze -- from her literary origin to current status as a doomed icon. Learn more about your ad-choices at...

Duration:00:02:16

Rhymes for Young Ghouls with Jess Murwin

11/26/2020
This week, Jamie and Caitlin and special guest Jess Murwin plot a revenge heist and cover Rhymes for Young Ghouls. (This episode contains spoilers) For Bechdel bonuses, sign up for our Patreon at patreon.com/bechdelcast. Follow@_rad_babe_ on Instagram. You should also follow @BechdelCast, @caitlindurante and @jamieloftusHELP on Twitter. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:02:24:46

Introducing: 'POOG with Kate Berlant and Jacqueline Novak'

11/20/2020
Wellness is a trillion-dollar industry full of scams and snake oil salesmen but comedians and best friends Kate Berlant and Jacqueline Novak just can’t get enough. Join them as they try products and practices, consult healers and experts, and ask the ultimate question: is it truly wellness they’re after or just the thrill of the chase? POOG is brought to you by Big Money Players and iHeartRadio. Listen on the iHeartRadio App, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts. Learn more...

Duration:00:03:22

Lolita (1962)

11/19/2020
Join Jamie and Caitlin as they unlock a Matreon episode about Stanley Kubrick’s 1962 movie Lolita in anticipation of Jamie’s new project, Lolita Podcast, which starts airing November 23! Trigger warning: discussion of sexual abuse. (This episode contains spoilers) For Bechdel bonuses, sign up for our Patreon at patreon.com/bechdelcast. Follow@BechdelCast, @caitlindurante and @jamieloftusHELP on Twitter Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:49:56

Saved! with with Ellie Brigida and Leesa Charlotte

11/12/2020
Caitlin and Jamie chat with Ellie Brigida and Leesa Charlotte of Sweetbitter Podcast about Saved! Exclamation point! (This episode contains spoilers) For Bechdel bonuses, sign up for our Patreon at patreon.com/bechdelcast. Follow @elliebrigida and @leesacharlotte of @sweetbitterpod on Twitter. While you're there, you should also follow @BechdelCast, @caitlindurante and @jamieloftusHELP Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:42:34

Flubber

11/5/2020
On this episode, Jamie and Caitlin bounce their way into an important analysis of Flubber. (This episode contains spoilers) For Bechdel bonuses, sign up for our Patreon at patreon.com/bechdelcast. Follow@BechdelCast, @caitlindurante and @jamieloftusHELP on Twitter Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:02:05:05