The Bechdel Cast

The Bechdel Cast

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

Episodes

June 19, 2024 75 mins

This week, Caitlin, Jamie, and special guest Nonye Brown-West play a game (Saw vibes?!) at a cabin in the woods while discussing The Blackening.

Check out the original sketch from 3Peat here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOPwQdDu-D8

Follow Nonye on Instagram and TikTok at @noneefizzle and check out her website at nonyecomedy.com 

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On this episode, Jamie, Caitlin, and special guests Jordan Gustafson and Brooke Solomon (of Queer Quadrant podcast!) can't stop drinking each other's blood while they chat about Interview with the Vampire. Check out Princess Weekes's video here -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zT5unKXnSUk&t=1s

Follow our guests at @brookebsolomon @jordan_gustafson and @queerquadrant on Instagram!

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June 6, 2024 98 mins

Caitlin and Jamie take a bunch of ludes and chat about The Wolf of Wall Street on this episode recorded live in Sacramento as a part of February's Barbie Tour!

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May 30, 2024 126 mins

This week, we're playing a little game and unlocking an episode from the Patreon aka Matreon on the movie Saw!

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May 23, 2024 81 mins

On this episode, Jamie, Caitlin, and special guest Nancy Wang Yuen explore their in-yun and chat about Past Lives.

Check out Nancy at nancywyuen.com and grab her book, Reel Inequality: Hollywood Actors and Racism. 

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May 16, 2024 89 mins

This week, we're celebrating Caitlin's birthday with an episode on Mr. and Mrs. Smith (2005)! And don't forget, our SHREKTANIC TOUR kicks off NEXT WEEK in London, Oxford, Edinburgh, Manchester, and Dublin, so grab tickets now at linktr.ee/bechdelcast

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May 9, 2024 91 mins

Caitlin and Jamie *log on* to chat about Ingrid Goes West! Check out Jamie's new podcast, Sixteenth Minute on Cool Zone Media, and grab tickets to our Shrektanic Tour at linktr.ee/bechdelcast 

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May 2, 2024 91 mins

This week, Jamie, Caitlin, and special guest Pireh Moosa chat about Polite Society! Check out our tour dates at linktr.ee/bechdelcast  

Follow Pireh at @conspirehcies on Instagram, and check out her piece on the movie at https://images.dawn.com/news/1191845 

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April 25, 2024 98 mins

On this episode, Caitlin, Jamie, and special guest Clarkisha Kent are getting their hair done and chatting about Beauty Shop!

Follow Clarkisha on Instagram at @clarkishakent and on Twitter at @IWriteAllDay_ 

 

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April 18, 2024 24 mins

We're celebrating having covered 500 movies between main feed and Matreon episodes! Thanks so much for listening, and here's to 500 more!!! Tickets to our upcoming Shrektanic shows, Movie Request Form, Letterboxd, and more can be found at linktr.ee/bechdelcast

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April 11, 2024 81 mins

This week, Jamie, Caitlin, and special guest Susan Zalkind ship up to Boston to chat about The Departed. 

Check out Susan at zalkind.info for more on Susan's reporting, book, social media, etc!

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April 4, 2024 108 mins

This week, poor things Jamie, Caitlin, and special guest Amanda Montell discuss Poor Things! Here's the link to the Polygon piece "The book Poor Things is based on is even stranger than the film" -- https://www.polygon.com/24093718/poor-things-hulu-oscars-book-differences  

Follow Amanda on Instagram at @amanda_montell and @soundslikeacultpod, and order her book here: https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/The-Age-of-Magical-Overth...

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March 28, 2024 94 mins

The hills are alive with the sound of the Bechdel Cast! Special guest Nelini Stamp joins Caitlin and Jamie for an episode on The Sound of Music!

Follow Nelini on Instagram at @nelstamp and follow @workingfamilies across all platforms!

 

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March 21, 2024 111 mins

It's the Barbie episode from our Barbie Tour! Thanks to everyone who came out to see us live! Special shout out to STAB! Comedy Theater, SF Sketchfest, Stomping Ground Comedy Theater, and Austin Film Society! And grab tickets to the Bechdel Cast *Shrektanic Tour* this May at linktr.ee/bechdelcast 

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March 14, 2024 101 mins

On this episode, Jamie, Caitlin, and special guest Summer Farah finally pass the Béchamel Test while discussing Julie & Julia. 

Check out Summer's website at summerfarah.com and buy her book, I could die today & live again, at https://www.gameoverbooks.com/store/p/i-could-die-today-and-live-again

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March 7, 2024 104 mins

This week, Caitlin, Jamie, and special guest Emily Heller discreetly go to their colleague's apartment to discuss... The Apartment. 

Follow Emily at @mremilyheller on Instagram, and check out What Is...? A Jeopardy Podcast!

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February 29, 2024 80 mins

On this episode, Jamie, Caitlin, and special guest Bridget Todd gather at the local hair salon restaurant and discuss B*A*P*S!

Follow Bridget at @bridgetmarieindc on Instagram and @BridgetMarie on Twitter, and learn more about the Bernie Mac Sarcoidosis Translational Advanced Research (STAR) Center at https://hospital.uillinois.edu/primary-and-specialty-care/rheumatology/sarcoidosis 

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February 22, 2024 96 mins

This week, Caitlin, Jamie, and special guest Shelli Nicole go to a graduation party and discuss Can't Hardly Wait! Don't forget to check out linktr.ee/bechdelcast for details + tickets for our Shrektanic Tour in the UK this May!

Follow Shelli on IG at @ayoshelli and Substack at www.hishelli.net 

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February 15, 2024 4 mins

Attention UK listeners! We're going on tour this spring in London, Manchester, Oxford, Edinburgh, and more to be announced... with iconic Bechdel Cast favorites, SHREK and TITANIC! Tickets are going fast, get em now!

Tickets here: https://linktr.ee/bechdelcast 

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February 14, 2024 101 mins

We're releasing an episode a day early this week because it's Valentine's Day (the day) and it's Valentine's Day (the movie).

Next Bechdel Cast Tour is in the UK in May! Grab tickets at linktr.ee/bechdelcast

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