Episode #53: UNLEASH THE FERAL FEMININE - THE WOMAN (2011)
EPISODE SYNOPSIS: In this episode, we are Unleashing the Feral Feminine by discussing the controversial Lucky McKee movie, THE WOMAN (2011). We are looking at the concept of feral feminism, as well as misogyny, abuse and generational trauma. This episode contains discussion on misogyny, domestic violence against women and children and sexual assault. Listener discretion is advised.
Enjoy and welcome to our dark side…
Intro/Outro Music: Kiss of the Creature by Dance with the Dead
Artwork by: Jess Hrycyk
Editing work by: Jessica
LINKS TO PODCAST APPS/WHERE CAN LISTEN:
THE SPINSTER’S LIBRARY
National Domestic Violence Hotline - https://www.thehotline.org/
Cult Projections. “Interview with Lucky McKee, Writer/Director of May, The Wood and The Woman. March 2016.
Smith, Nigel M. “Interview - Meet Pollyanna McIntosh, The Woman Behind “The Woman”” IndieWire, October 2011
Davidson, Rjurik. “You are sick! This is not art!” OverLand. 2011.
Cogen, Simon. “In Defense of Lucky McKee’s The Woman” Horror Homeroom. September 2016.https://www.horrorhomeroom.com/the-woman/
Cuffari, Steve. “Why Lucky McKee’s The Woman is So Controversial” Screenrant. January 2021. https://screenrant.com/lucky-mckee-woman-movie-sundance-controversy-explained/
Kippert, Amanda. “What Fuels Domestic Violence? Part 2: Misogyny” Domestic Shelters.org. July 2021.
“Violence against women: Causes and Consequences” Medica Mondiale.
Verve Team. “Women: What We Pass Down” Medium.com October 2019
Gillette, Hope. “What is a Misogynist and How Do You Handle One?” PsychCentral. August 2022. https://psychcentral.com/blog/whats-a-misogynist#what-causes-misogyny
Sundaram, Shruthi. “Dear Society, Please Stop Silencing Assertive Women” Medium.com January 2021.
Gluckman, Pratima Rao. “When Women are Called “Aggressive” at Work” Forbes.com August 2018.
Eden, Katherine. “I am a feral woman, are you?” https://katherineeden.com/i-am-a-feral-woman-are-you/
Taylor. “Navigating Through ‘Feral Feminism’ - The Beauty & The Witch Archetypes” The Fandomentals. October 2019.
Sollee, Kristen J. Cat Call: Reclaiming the Feral Feminine (an Untamed History of the Cat archetype in Myth and Magic) Weiser Books, 2019.
NEXT MONTH’S EPISODE ANNOUNCEMENT:
Next month we are returning to a favorite series of ours, Know Your Roots, and we are going into the 1960s to look at the birth of the zombie movie, proto-slashers, splatter films and international horror cinema.
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