Feb 24 • 49M

All Dahl-ed Up and Nowhere to Go

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Kat Rosenfield
Phoebe Maltz Bovy
Problematic faves, dissident feminism, and poodle interruptions: this is Feminine Chaos, featuring cultural commentary from Phoebe Maltz Bovy and Kat Rosenfield.
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Kat and Phoebe discuss the greatest genderfluid fashion heist of our time. Then: the bowdlerization of Roald Dahl, the controversial banning (or is it?) of pornography (or IS it?!) from school libraries, and the illustrated dildo heard round the world. 


Asyakhamsin brings the receipts:

Sam Brinton, they/them, deputy assistant secretary of Spent Fuel and Waste Disposition in the Office of Nuclear Energy from June to December 2022

Kat argues that all the problematic books should go in a bonfire: https://www.foxnews.com/video/6320888386112

Phoebe yes-ands and says it should be a really big bonfire: https://thecjn.ca/arts/james-and-the-unremarkably-sized-peach-phoebe-maltz-bovy-on-roald-dahl-censorship-and-antisemitism/

"And there is certainly nothing wrong with that":


I am feel uncomfortable when we are not about me?

How a Debut Graphic Memoir Became the Most Banned Book in the Country: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/01/books/maia-kobabe-gender-queer-book-ban.html