There’s just something about Outlander. When the Starz original show based on the popular series by Diana Gabaldon premiered last August, it became the most popular series opener the channel had ever had. I
I realize this mixtape is a little over-the-top nerdy. It all started when I read the news about the return of the X-Files last week and got the hankering to listen to the X-Files theme song. This led me to the weird world of theme song remixes on Soundcloud. After spending several hours in this internet rabbit-hole, I emerged with this mixtape in hand.
On Backtalk, hosts Amy Lam and Sarah Mirk discuss top pop culture stories of the week, offering snappy feminist analysis on the issues and people making headlines right now.
This week, Amy and Sarah talk about new Daily Show host Trevor Noah and a troubling Cosmo beauty guide. Also, Bitch's new media intern and resident feminist pro-wrestling fan Ariana Vives tells us all about the women of WrestleMania.
• Monica Lewinsky is back in the public eye after delivering a TED talk about what it's like to be publicly shamed. As Katie Barnes writes, "We shame those who step out of line with our idea of goodness or perfection." [Feministing]