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Episode 93: Inspirational Teacher Movies

Inspired by the (actually inspiring) Chicago teacher strike, experienced teachers Maya and Rebecca take an in-depth look at Hollywood’s version of education reform, how it compares to reality, and how it impacts public policy.

Episode 92: Russia, Russia, Russia

Could Tulsi Gabbard or Jill Stein actually be Russian assets, as Hillary Clinton implied last week? Maya and Rebecca are more interested in how you respond to that question than whether your answer is accurate. Because the ways Americans talk about Russia reveals more about Americans than it does about about Russia. In this episode, …

Episode 91: The Joker & Humanizing Evildoers

As Dubya pals around with Ellen, Sean Spicer dances the Paso Doble, and the Joker cries inside, Maya and Rebecca see a trend: the humanizing – or even normalizing – of people who do monstrous things. What are the cultural roots of this impulse, and is it a bad thing to remember that people who …


The Sauce is a podcast featuring two know-it-all feminists.

Rebecca Cohen creates the webcomic The Adventures of Gyno-Star: Fighting the Forces of Evil and Male Chauvinismwhich is… exactly what it sounds like. She also writes a lot, but mostly less than 280 characters at a time.

IMG_4732.jpgMaya Gurantz makes art, writes, and brainwashes – er, teaches – young impressionable minds. She likes long road trips in the American West, 70s cinema, and getting angry about the patriarchy.  Don’t get her started (please, get her started). More at mayagurantz.com.


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Nick Marino (aka Nik Furious)







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