Jules Rivera (Valkyrie Squadron) and Melissa Kaercher (The Geek Life) join Fes, Tanya, and Mark to discuss The Bechdel-Wallace Test, aka The Bechdel Test, aka The Mo Movie Measure. As based on Alison Bechdel’s comic (Dykes to Watch Out For), and her friend Liz Wallace.
The test was in direct correlation to movies, but honestly goes for any form of storytelling:
1) There are at least two named female characters, who
2) talk to each other about
3) something other than a man.
But, of course, there’s much more to it than that, which is what we are here to discuss! … as well as going off topic much by the 3rd segment; including talking about sex, but that is what our listeners come to expect!
Cover Art by: JT (Between Failures)
The break song was Connoisseur of Girl TV by Bob Ricci | Notes: House of the Muses, Why film schools teach screenwriters not to pass the Bechdel test, The Bechdel Test: it’s not about passing, Eerie Cuties, | Milestones: Adrastus (100), Galaxion (200), Times Like This (400)