Per a listener request in the VWPA Society, we watched Hail Satan? this week and were inspired by it to talk about Satanism, our views on religion and blasphemy, and how the actions of The Satanic Temple and their philosophies relate to vegan activism.
We answer a host of amazing listener questions this week; including how to make friends in a new city when you’re radical AF, complimenting women, and many more. Thank you to everyone who submitted questions!
We’re continuing our conversation inspired by Hannah Gadsby’s Nanette on Netflix, and a ColdCrashPictures YouTube video critiquing harmful cliches in the art industry, particularly the film industry, around “rise and grind” culture and the idea of suffering for your art, starving artist syndrome, etc.
Talking about the themes brought up in Hannah Gadsby’s Netflix stand-up comedy special, Nanette, around an audiences entitlement to creative content, comedy, the creative process, our capitalist approach to art, and so much more. So much more, in fact, that we ended up only covering about half of what we wanted to, making this an unplanned part 1!
Exhausted from business travel and Pride, we skip the news and stuff in the middle and tear into the latest episode of The Handmaid’s Tale. Content Warning for more black deaths, undisguised racism, and spoilers.