Black Witches

Summary:

In this episode, screenwriter and filmmaker, LaDarrion Williams, cosplayer and occultist, Kristine aka DJ Lady Loki and I discuss the power, portrayal and cultural resonance of witches and magical beings of African, African-American and Caribbean heritage. In film and television, Black witches been both celebrated and shamefully used and abused. We go deep into the power of these practitioners of craft, their ancestral connection and what happens when Black spirituality gets translated (or mistranslated) on screen. 

You can watch the trailer for LaDarrion’s short film, “Blood at the Root” here

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Latinx Representation In Space

Summary:

In this episode, creator and co-founder of Latinx Geeks, Alexis Sanchez, cosplayer and artist, Allegriana, radiologist and Star Trek aficionado, Dr. Luz Rosines discuss the portrayal of Latinx characters in space. Delving mostly into Star Trek and Star Wars lore, they discuss the impact these characters had on people’s lives, the importance of culture and the improvements that they hope to see in the future movie and television properties.

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POC and Period Drama

Summary:

In this episode, pop culture journalist, Amanda-Rae Prescott and historical fashion and beauty blogger, Ayana of The Vintage Guidebook, join me to discuss Bridgerton, Hamilton and diversity in period dramas. We also take time to examine the fandom community around period dramas as well as diversity of the production and writing teams. So tighten your corset and put on your best hat because we are about to take a turn about the room with this juicy conversation.

You can find Amanda-Rae Prescott’s website here and her articles here.

And on Twitter at @amandarprescott

You can find Ayana at https://thevintageguidebook.wordpress.com/

as well on social media at @vintieguidebook

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The Legacy of Sleepy Hollow

Summary:

In this episode, Yvonne McDowell, a screenwriter and professor of media law in Atlanta, and Lauren Wethers, freelance pop culture writer and the host of the podcast, Reclaiming Jane, and I discuss the excitement, triumph and ultimate disappointment of the 2013 TV series, “Sleepy Hollow”. We delve into questions around storytelling, authenticity and ways behind-the-scenes conflicts can show up in the media presented to a large audience. 

You can follow Yvonne on Twitter at @movieym

You can follow Lauren on Twitter at @laurenwethers

You can also listen to Reclaiming Jane, the podcast co-hosted by Lauren at https://reclaimingjanepod.com/ and follow them on Twitter at @reclaimingjane

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About the Host

Summary:

Hi Everyone, 

 This trailer is just a short introduction about my personal history and background around speculative media and little bit about what I hope to accomplish with this podcast.

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Introducing Interspectional

Summary:

A brief introduction to Interspectional, a podcast where we have introspective, intersectional conversations about speculative media. I talk a little about my background and what inspired me to create this show. I hope that you enjoy the conversation and stick around for future episodes.  

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