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In this podcast, two long distance friends take turns teaching each other about their geeky interests and their queer, feminist experiences living in the world of nerd culture. Join us as we discuss nerd topics such as video games, tabletop gaming, anime, sci-fi, and fantasy as well as personal topics such as sexuality, growing up awkward, mental health, and our love for one another.

Femsplained Diana Gaeta & Avalon Mason

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In this podcast, two long distance friends take turns teaching each other about their geeky interests and their queer, feminist experiences living in the world of nerd culture. Join us as we discuss nerd topics such as video games, tabletop gaming, anime, sci-fi, and fantasy as well as personal topics such as sexuality, growing up awkward, mental health, and our love for one another.

    Queer Arcana 101

    Queer Arcana 101

    We are delighted to have the opportunity to chat with some of the members of Queer Arcana, a queer drag Dungeons & Dragons experience. We really got to speak about our love of fantasy, performing, and experimenting with identity through the lense of RPGs and performance. Please, please do yourself a favor and check out their show on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/QueerArcana

    And if you love them as much as we did, please consider joining them on Patreon: www.patreon.com/DndqNL

    And of course please listen to our friends at the Broadswords everywhere you listen to podcasts!

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Final Fantasy 10 Million

    Final Fantasy 10 Million

    In this episode, Avalon explains what Final Fantasy is to a bewildered Diana, who has never played any game in the series. Avalon focuses in on their favorite, game 10. Featuring a random honest heart-to-heart and a classic FMK. 

    Please come join us over on Patreon now to hear a ...special cover of the Femsplained theme song (or to just support us), and feel free to shout out who you'd like to see come and guest on Femsplained next by hitting us up on twitter!

    • 57 min
    Chasing the High of the Scholastic Book Fair

    Chasing the High of the Scholastic Book Fair

    In this mutual episode, we take a big hop back to the last time we were truly happy, the Scholastic Book Fair. Which, thankfully, gave us a chance to talk about Animorphs again. Come on this memory lane trip, and also PLEASE check out our friends at Secret Histories of Nerd Mysteries wherever you listen to podcasts!

    • 58 min
    Black Sails, the Prequel to Muppet Treasure Island

    Black Sails, the Prequel to Muppet Treasure Island

    In this episode Diana tells Avalon the entire plot of Black Sails, a Starz original series prequel to the story Treasure Island. Featuring a long discussion about strip clubs v. burlesque, and a shockingly small amount about Muppet Treasure Island!

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Redwall

    Redwall

    In this episode, Avalon tells Diana about the tiny (but epic) fantasy series she grew up with (and is now revisiting) Redwall. Diana is pretty peeved that no one told her about it before now, frankly. 


     


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    • 56 min
    Homework: Powered by Adult Beverages

    Homework: Powered by Adult Beverages

    In this episode Avalon and Diana revisit the last few topics including DS:9, Adventure Time, and Dragon Age, plus diving into a LOT of rants about Stardew Valley, Ross Rifles, and a fight about birth stones. This episode has been live on our Patreon page for a month already, so if you want behind the scenes episodes and content please consider subscribing at patreon.com/femsplained! 

    • 1 hr 10 min

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