Happy super snow moon! This month we’re discussing Netflix’s new show, Siempre Bruja. You can now download the episode and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, and Stitcher! (Apologies for minor audio issues. We were recording during a blizzard!)
Content warning: slavery, sexual assault.
Our theme song is “Moon and Spruce” by Sarah Littledrum.
Here’s a listening guide for the episode. (For a description of our segments, go here.)
Welcome/ Trouser Browser/ Introduction (0:00 – 11:15)
“Are You a Good Witch or a Bad Witch?” (11:15 – 31:50)
“Bald Heads and Queer Noses” (31:50 – 55:05)
“‘Round About the Cauldron Go” (55:05 – 1:08:50)
“Treguna, Mekoides, Trecorum, Satis, Dee!” (1:08:50 – 1:21:55)
Final Spells (1:21:55 – 1:29:30)
Netflix’s Siempre Bruja Conjures up Racist Tropes It’s Not Equipped to Address (A.V. Club)
Netflix’s Siempre Bruja Failed Black History Month (Refinery 29)
Love Doesn’t Conquer Shit: The Odd Obsession with Oppressive Interracial Relationships
This American Life: “Random Acts of History”
Next month we’ll be discussing The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett. You can find our schedule for the season here.
2 Replies to “Episode 3.1: Siempre Bruja”
Yay! I’ve been looking forward to a new episode and congrats on the pod platform listings. I hope that makes it easier for more folks to find this great podcast. Traveling this week but have it on my to-do list to leave a review.
Thank you all for the work you do on this.
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Thanks so much, Victoria!! xoxo