Can’t Talk Media

Discussing books, television, games, movies, writing, and feminism. A lot of feminism. Inappropriate jokes in abundance. Language & content are absolutely NSFW.

January 30th, 2017    

Episode 180: You Don’t Need A Get-Tough Story

TW: This episode talks about rape. A lot.
This week Amelia and Bell talk about how rape is included in fictional narratives, when it’s done well and when it’s not, and whether rape should be included in fiction at all.
Amelia loved “A Series of Unfortunate Events
Bell couldn’t stop reading “The Fertile Vampire” (TW: This book includes an explicit rape scene.)

Also Mentioned:
Lord of the Rings
The Hobbit
Doctor Strange
Tomb Raider
"The Parasol Protectorate"
Karen Marie Moning's Fever series (TW: this series contains exlicit rape scenes)
"Sorcerer to the Crown"

January 23rd, 2017    

Episode 179: Moral Flexibility

On this week's Can't Talk Podcast, Amelia, Nat and Kirstin talk Star Wars: The Old Republic. Conclusion: it's a pretty great game.


Nat recommends: Screaming into the void.

Kirstin recommends: "Overwatch"

Amelia recommends: "The Librarians"


Also Mentioned:

"Star Wars: The Old Republic"

"Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic"

"World of Warcraft"

"Elder Scrolls Online"

January 16th, 2017    

Episode 178: Mental Physical Therapy

This week Kirstin fills in for Amelia for a talk about sleep, self care and self discipline. This episode does contain some talk about our food choices and amounts starting at 33:15.  


Kirstin recommends “The Last Lecture” by Randy Pausch

Bell is still embroidering a lot.


Also mentioned:


Screw Your Neighbor


Stardew Valley


January 2nd, 2017    

Episode 177: They Don’t Even In and Out

On this week's Can't Talk Podcast, Bell and Amelia talk embroidery and crafting and starting a new craft when it seems overwhelming.

Bell recommends: "Destiny" Podracing I mean Sparrow Racing

Amelia recommends: "Stories: The Path of Destinies"

Also mentioned:

"Yoshi's Woolly World"

Ira Glass on The Gap

"Invisible, Inc."


"Saint's Row: Gat Out Of Hell"


"Uncharted 4: A Thief's End"

"Elder Scrolls Online"


Craftsy Beginner's Embroidery Class

Melissa and Bell's interview with Spearhead Games (creators of "Stories: The Path of Destinies").