Listen to ‘Gobbledygeek’ Episode 232, “Fists of Furiosa (feat. Mere Smith)”

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Gobbledygeek episode 232, “Fists of Furiosa (feat. Mere Smith),” is available for listening or download right here, and on iTunes here.

Our names are Paul and AJ. Our world is fire and blood. Once, we were Gobbledygeek. A podcast searching for a pop cultural cause. Here to give us that cause is none other than Im-Mere-ator Furiosa herself, Mere Smith, author of Cowface and Other Hilarious Stories About Death and writer for such fine television programs as Angel and Rome. Mere schools the boys on the feminism of Mad Max: Fury Road, the three of them discussing the film’s gender politics, its beautifully choreographed action, how the hell George Miller got this movie made, and why Mere cried during the end credits. Oh, what a lovely day.

Next: for a comic book-y Geek Challenge, Paul must read Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky’s Sex Criminals, while AJ must read Rick Remender and Wes Craig’s Deadly Class.

(Show notes for “Fists of Furiosa.”)

Listen to Last Night’s Gobbledygeek

Last night’s Gobbledygeek, “The Angry Atheist and the Religious Feminist,” is available for listening right here. Our interview with Faith and Choice in the Works of Joss Whedon author K. Dale Koontz went rather well, I think, and begins at about 45 minutes or so in. We discuss Mal’s belief system, depictions of spirituality in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and why she thinks Dollhouse didn’t work.

As for Paul, Kevin, and I, we discuss our favorite Joss Whedon moments; Paul talks a little bit about Red Dead Redemption; and then we sorta just ramble.