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.

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February 22, 2024 99 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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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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February 8, 2024 109 mins

On this episode, Jamie, Caitlin, and special guest Khadija Mbowe learn some new dance moves and discuss Save the Last Dance.

Follow Khadija at @khadija.mbowe on IG and TikTok, @KhadijaMbowe on YouTube, and check out @operatikaevents on IG

 

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February 1, 2024 96 mins

Caitlin, Jamie, and special guest Maya Williams take a break from the flashing lights and paparazzi to discuss Beyond the Lights.

Follow Maya at @emmdubb16 on IG and Twitter, visit eir website at https://www.mayawilliamspoet.com, and buy their new book, Refused a Second Date, at https://www.smallharborpublishing.com/books/refused-a-second-date 

We're doing live shows in early February in San Francisco, Sacramento, Dallas, Austin,...

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January 25, 2024 122 mins

This week, Gone Jamie and Gone Caitlin chat with special gone guest Princess Weekes to discuss Gone Girl!

Check out Princess's video essay we mentioned, "True Crime & The Theater of Safety" - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ec7o2uJeFDE&t=1s |

"Survivors of Vallejo 'Gone Girl' case respond after police apologize for calling them liars" - https://abc7news.com/gone-girl-kidnapping-aaron-quinn-denise-huskins-vallejo-police-de...

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January 18, 2024 106 mins

On this episode, we chat with special guest Kiran Deol about May December.

Follow Kiran on Instagram and Twitter at @shitfromkiran 

We're doing live shows in early February in San Francisco, Sacramento, Dallas, Austin, and San Diego!

Grab tickets at linktr.ee/bechdelcast!

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January 11, 2024 105 mins

This week, Caitlin and Jamie are ready for their close-ups as they discuss Sunset Boulevard.

We're doing live shows in early February in San Francisco, Sacramento, Dallas, Austin, and San Diego!

Grab tickets at linktr.ee/bechdelcast! 

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January 4, 2024 84 mins

Jamie and Caitlin are kicking off 2024 with a very *Shrekian* episode on Shrek Forever After!

(This episode contains spoilers)

For Bechdel bonuses, sign up for our Patreon at patreon.com/bechdelcast.

Follow @BechdelCast, @caitlindurante and @jamieloftusHELP on Twitter.

We're doing live shows in early February in San Francisco, Sacramento, Dallas, Austin, and San Diego!

Grab tickets at linktr.ee/bechdelcast! 

Also, check out C...

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There's no full episode this week, but don't forget about our upcoming tour! We're doing live shows in early February in San Francisco, Sacramento, Dallas, Austin, and San Diego!

Grab tickets at linktr.ee/bechdelcast! Also, check out Caitlin's upcoming screenwriting classes at caitlindurante.com/classes, and buy Jamie's books, Raw Dog -- https://read.macmillan.com/lp/raw-dog-by-jamie-loftus/

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December 21, 2023 130 mins

We're closing out the year with an episode on The Color Purple (1985) with special guest Ashley Ray!

Check out linktr.ee/bechdelcast for info about our upcoming tour!

Also, here's Princess Weekes's piece we mentioned in The Mary Sue, "Remembering The Color Purple as a Queer Story" - https://www.themarysue.com/remembering-the-color-purple-as-a-queer-story/

(This episode contains spoilers)

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December 14, 2023 126 mins

Welcome to this week's LIVE episode on It's a Wonderful Life, recorded in LA at Dynasty Typewriter! Thanks for helping us raise money for ANERA and PCRF. Also, Please check out linktr.ee/BechdelCast for tickets to Santa University on December 21, and our upcoming tour in February 2024!

 

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This week, we’re spotlighting We The Unhoused, a show created and hosted by Los Angeles unhoused writer and activist Theo Henderson — the only podcast created by the unhoused, for the unhoused, dispelling the myths that encourage housed people to see the unhoused as a monolith. Check out the podcast at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/we-the-unhoused/id1490017575 and https://www.wetheunhoused.com/. Enjoy!

 

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On this episode, special guests Natasha Scott-Reichel and Justine Kay of the podcast '2 Black Girls, 1 Rose' join for a chat about The Preacher's Wife.

On this episode, Jamie and Caitlin write special guest Jesse David Fox into existence so they can all discuss Ruby Sparks!

(This episode contains spoilers)

For Bechdel bonuses, sign up for our Patreon at patreon.com/bechdelcast

Follow @2blackgirls1rose on Instagram.

 

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November 23, 2023 104 mins

This week, Caitlin and Jamie are joined by special guest S.A. Lawrence-Welch for a discussion on the documentary Reel Injun!

(This episode contains spoilers)

For Bechdel bonuses, sign up for our Patreon at patreon.com/bechdelcast

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This week steel hosts Jamie and Caitlin plus steel special guest Ashley Blaine Featherson-Jenkins discuss Steel Magnolias (1989). 

(This episode contains spoilers)

For Bechdel bonuses, sign up for our Patreon at patreon.com/bechdelcast

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November 9, 2023 85 mins

On this episode recorded live in Portland, Caitlin and Jamie *say everything* about the movie Say Anything. Here's the link for the 'You Must Remember This' series on Polly Platt: https://www.youmustrememberthispodcast.com/episodes/2020/7/pollyplattarchive28 

(This episode contains spoilers)

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November 2, 2023 88 mins

On this episode, Jamie and Caitlin write special guest Jesse David Fox into existence so they can all discuss Ruby Sparks!

(This episode contains spoilers)

For Bechdel bonuses, sign up for our Patreon at patreon.com/bechdelcast

Follow @jessedavidfox on Instagram.

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Caitlin and Jamie are led into the woods by Chelsey Weber-Smith (American Hysteria) to discuss The Blair Witch Project! Jamie insists she didn’t throw the map in the river.

(This episode contains spoilers)

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October 19, 2023 112 mins

This week, Raitlin and Ramie team up to solve the mystery of Scooby-Doo (2002).

(This episode contains spoilers)

For Bechdel bonuses, sign up for our Patreon at patreon.com/bechdelcast.

Follow @BechdelCast, @caitlindurante and @jamieloftusHELP on Twitter.

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