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She's Gotta Have It!

She's Gotta Have It!

By Lisa Squared
In which two ladies and their friends talk about depictions of women and sexuality in mainstream media, ways to resist the male gaze, and how much they love burgers and chocolate.

Lisa McKeown is currently completing her PhD in philosophy. A theatre critic in her spare time, she also dabbles in stand up comedy.

Lisa Anita Wegner is a filmmaker, performer, curator, speaker and the creative producer of Mighty Brave Productions and haus of dada.

Email us at shesgottahaveitpodcast@gmail.com

Like our theme song Rogue by The Ossington Rippers? Buy it here ossingtonrippers.bandcamp.com
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Sex and the City Ep 1
Today we bring you our discussion of Sex and the City! We are joined by guest host Stephanie Avery. We discuss such sexy topics as the horrifying realities of dating in New York City, what power means, how men and women REALLY CAN BE JUST FRIENDS, representations of sex, second-wave feminism, euphemisms for genitalia, and problematic gender binaries. SPOILER ALERT: We focus on Season One, Episode One, but we also speak freely about the series as a whole. Want to talk to us? You can email us at: shesgottahaveitpodcast@gmail.com or like our Facebook page and chat to us there! You can also find this and previous episodes at: https://anchor.fm/shes-gotta-have-it This conversation led to a quote of Stephanie’s being added to products at Haus of Dada’s Online Shop. Love this episode? Check out the merchandise https://hausofdada.threadless.com/designs/sexual-anthropologist/home/duvet
1:12:29
September 9, 2020
Fleabag Ep 4
Today we bring you our discussion of Fleabag, Season One, Episode Four. We discuss owning one's slutiness, vibrators, the hilarious complexity of women's cosmetics, performing non-misogyny, the value of women's careers, and the power and poignancy of voice. SPOILER ALERT: We speak freely of Season One of Fleabag, so it's worth watching all six amazing episodes before listening to our discussion. Want to talk to us? You can email us at: shesgottahaveitpodcast@gmail.com or like our Facebook page and chat to us there! You can also find this and previous episodes at: https://anchor.fm/shes-gotta-have-it
39:09
August 26, 2020
Fleabag Ep 3
Today we bring you our discussion of Fleabag, Season One, Episode Three. We discuss such things as jogging as insult, feminine body ideals and fragments,  mass sexting, how 'just joking' is a way to avoid accountability, male entitlement, and fresh takes on the first person address. SPOILER ALERT: We speak freely of Season One of Fleabag, so it's worth watching all six amazing episodes before listening to our discussion. Want to talk to us? You can email us at: shesgottahaveitpodcast@gmail.com or like our Facebook page and chat to us there! You can also find this and previous episodes at: https://anchor.fm/shes-gotta-have-it
34:52
August 12, 2020
The American Ep 1
Today we bring you our discussion of The Americans. We are joined by Marianne Garneau, who completed her PhD in Philosophy from the New School for Social Research. We discuss such things as how rare it is to see a show about marriage, our difficulty following espionage plots, the trope of the Refrigerator Woman, rape as a lazy plot device, 80's aesthetic, pantomiming desire, sexpositions, and so much more! CONTENT NOTE: We talk about sexual assault and rape in this episode. SPOILER ALERT: We speak mostly about the early episodes of the series, but there are references to select things down the line. Want to talk to us? You can email us at: shesgottahaveitpodcast@gmail.com or like our Facebook page and chat to us there! You can also find this and previous episodes at: https://anchor.fm/shes-gotta-have-it
1:04:12
July 29, 2020
Fleabag Episode 2
Today we bring you our discussion of Fleabag, Season One, Episode Two. We discuss such things as the influence of period hormones, sexual performativity versus experience, the theatrics of cat-calls, reversal of gender norms, cruel practical jokes, and the philosophy of laughter. SPOILER ALERT: We speak freely of Season One of Fleabag, so it's worth watching all six amazing episodes before listening to our discussion. Want to talk to us? You can email us at: shesgottahaveitpodcast@gmail.com or like our Facebook page and chat to us there! You can also find this and previous episodes at: https://anchor.fm/shes-gotta-have-it
37:45
July 15, 2020
Fleabag Ep 1
Today we bring you our discussion of Fleabag, Season One, Episode One. We discuss such things as direct address, the intimate tone of the series and what that allows, the beauty of British passive-aggression, the line between desire and compulsion, and the credentials of Burberry coats. SPOILER ALERT: We speak freely of Season One of Fleabag, so it's worth watching all six amazing episodes before listening to our discussion. If you want to check out Lisa McKeown's article, you can find it here: https://www.shedoesthecity.com/desire-in-the-age-of-covid-19-learning-to-love-from-a-distance Want to talk to us? You can email us at: shesgottahaveitpodcast@gmail.com or like our Facebook page and chat to us there! You can also find this and previous episodes at: https://anchor.fm/shes-gotta-have-it
39:47
July 1, 2020
She's Gotta Have It (1986)
Today we bring you our discussion of Spike Lee's 1986 film "She's Gotta Have It." Our guest Leah Sweed joins us to talk about such things as why Lee's film inspired the name of our podcast, the feminine gaze and what is it, even (but we're pretty sure Spike Lee achieved it), how to begin to think about the black gaze, Brooklyn architecture, the power of direct address, boundary-setting, sweet sweet studio apartments, and so much more! CONTENT NOTE: The film includes a rape scene, and it comes up a few times in our discussion. Want to talk to us? You can email us at: shesgottahaveitpodcast@gmail.com or like our Facebook page and chat to us there! You can also find this and previous episodes at: https://anchor.fm/shes-gotta-have-it
1:09:31
April 29, 2020
iZombie Season 1 Ep 7
Today we bring you our discussion of Season 1, Episode 7 of iZombie, "Maternity Liv." Our guest Emily Gillespie https://www.facebook.com/Gillespie.Em joins us to talk about such things as the nature of identity in the context of mental illness, the ways maternal figures are villainized, and how emotional knowledge is undervalued. Check out Emily's novel, "Dancing with Ghosts" here: Dancing with Ghosts Want to talk to us? You can email us at: shesgottahaveitpodcast@gmail.com or like our Facebook page and chat to us there! You can also find this and previous episodes at: https://anchor.fm/shes-gotta-have-it
37:12
April 15, 2020
Californication Ep 12
Today we bring you our discussion of Episode 12 of Californication, "The Last Waltz." In this episode we discuss digestive catharsis, dancing molecules, realizing what you want only AFTER you make the wrong choice, and how to navigate paternalistic protective impulses towards younger women. Want to talk to us? You can email us at: shesgottahaveitpodcast@gmail.com  or like our Facebook page and chat to us there! You can also find this and previous episodes at: https://anchor.fm/shes-gotta-have-it
52:47
April 1, 2020
Californication Ep 11
Today we bring you our discussion of Episode 11 of Californication, "Turn the Page." In this episode we discuss how to choose a French Press, complicated parent/child dynamics as teenagers assert their agency, Karen's ongoing internal conflict, and Dani's hot leather dress. Want to talk to us? You can email us at: shesgottahaveitpodcast@gmail.com or like our Facebook page and chat to us there! You can also find this and previous episodes at: https://anchor.fm/shes-gotta-have-it
29:05
March 19, 2020
Californication Ep 10
Today we bring you our discussion of Episode 10 of Californication, "The Devil's Threesome." In this episode we discuss sour grapes, moralizing about desire (and why we shouldn't), misguided attention-grabbing tactics, and unlikely allyships. Want to talk to us? You can email us at: shesgottahaveitpodcast@gmail.com  or like our Facebook page and chat to us there! You can also find this and previous episodes at: https://anchor.fm/shes-gotta-have-it
32:21
March 4, 2020
Californication Ep 9
Today we bring you our discussion of Episode 9 of Californication, "Filthy Lucre." In this episode, our conversation ranges from technology anxieties, Hank's presumptuousness and how it sets him up to fail, and several interesting status reversals in which the women come out on top. Want to talk to us? You can email us at: shesgottahaveitpodcast@gmail.com or like our Facebook page and chat to us there! You can also find this and previous episodes at: https://anchor.fm/shes-gotta-have-it
27:53
February 19, 2020
Californication Ep 8
Today we bring you our discussion of Episode 8 of Californication, "California Son." In this episode, our conversation ranges from philandering fathers, to the ways Hank uses sex for both avoidance and connection, to how masculinity can be a trap. Want to talk to us? You can email us at: shesgottahaveitpodcast@gmail.com or like our Facebook page and chat to us there! You can also find this and previous episodes at: https://anchor.fm/shes-gotta-have-it
27:47
February 5, 2020
Californication Ep 7
Today we bring you our discussion of Episode 7 of Californication, "Girls, Interrupted." Today we discuss awkward threesomes, nipple-clamp fiascos, and how easy it is to write women badly. Heads up: the audio quality on this one ended up sounding a bit tinny at times - we did register that and rest assured it will be back to our normal audio quality next time! We appreciate your patience in our ongoing journey to figure out this podcasting project. Want to talk to us? You can email us at: shesgottahaveitpodcast@gmail.com or like our Facebook page and chat to us there! You can also find this and previous episodes at: https://anchor.fm/shes-gotta-have-it
29:31
January 22, 2020
Californication Ep 6
Today we bring you our discussion of Episode 6 of Californication, "Absinthe Makes The Heart Grow Fonder." Today we talk about Madonnas vs Sexy Surfer Girls, how NOT to do S&M, how close but how far Hank is from the life he wants, and flailing father figures. Want to check out the recipe for roasted chestnuts? You can find it here: https://toriavey.com/how-to/how-to-roast-and-peel-chestnuts/ Want to talk to us? You can email us at: shesgottahaveitpodcast@gmail.com or like our Facebook page and chat to us there! You can also find this and previous episodes at: https://anchor.fm/shes-gotta-have-it
37:49
January 8, 2020
Californication Ep 5
Today we bring you our discussion of Episode 5 of Californication, "LOL." Today we talk about tender teenage crushes, the (dangerously) erotic pull of teacher-figures and how easy that is to exploit, the politics of grammar, and how many tacos one person can really eat. Want to talk to us? You can email us at: shesgottahaveitpodcast@gmail.com or like our Facebook page and chat to us there! You can also find this and previous episodes at: https://anchor.fm/shes-gotta-have-it
28:51
December 25, 2019
Californication Ep 4
Today we bring you our discussion of Episode 4 of Californication, "Fear and Loathing at the Fundraiser." Today we talk about authenticity, man panties (or "manties"), the harrowing experience of being degraded in public, how hard it is to figure out how to react in the moment, and saviours versus allies. Want to talk to us? You can email us at: shesgottahaveitpodcast@gmail.com or like our Facebook page www.facebook.com/haus.of.dada.recordings/ and chat to us there!  You can also find this and previous episodes at: https://anchor.fm/shes-gotta-have-it
31:10
December 11, 2019
Californication Ep 3
Here is our discussion of Episode 3 of Californication, "The Whore of Babylon"! Today we continue to talk about young women's sexual agency and vulnerability, male gaze(s), dramatic irony, gazing through rose-coloured glasses, some personal dating revelations, and how our artistic taste reflects something about how we see the world. Want to talk to us? You can email us at: shesgottahaveitpodcast@gmail.com or like our Facebook page and chat to us there! You can also find this and previous episodes at: https://anchor.fm/shes-gotta-have-it
30:21
November 27, 2019
Californication Ep 2
Here is our discussion of Episode 2 of Californication, " Hell-A Woman"!   Today we think about how to respect teenage desire, the power of romanticized McGuffins, the Manic Pixie Dream Lady, pubic hair, and how our culture dissects women's beauty into body parts.   Want to talk to us? You can email us at: shesgottahaveitpodcast@gmail.com or like our Facebook page! You can also find this and previous episodes at: https://anchor.fm/shes-gotta-have-it
29:10
November 13, 2019
Californication Ep 1
Here's our discussion of the first episode of Californication: "Pilot," which also marks the first podcast episode in which we'll be releasing every two weeks (ish)! Today we're talking about our introduction to Hank Moody, male entitlement, taboo fantasies about hot nuns, and is it possible for men to proposition women in non-creepy ways? Content note: this series, and our conversations about it, include statutory rape. Here is a link to the article Lisa McKeown wrote on Californication: https://www.themantle.com/arts-and-culture/what-californication-can-teach-us-about-rape-culture
37:53
October 30, 2019
I love Dick Ep 8
In episode ten of their podcast, Lisa McKeown & Lisa Anita Wegner talk about the eighth and final episode of Jill Soloway's Television Series I LOVE DICK. "Cowboys and Nomads."
45:29
August 29, 2019
I Love Dick Ep 7
In episode nine of their podcast, Lisa McKeown & Lisa Anita Wegner talk about episode seven of Jill Soloway's Television Series I LOVE DICK. "The Barter Economy."
34:33
August 25, 2019
I Love Dick Ep 6
In episode eight of their podcast, Lisa McKeown & Lisa Anita Wegner talk about episode six of Jill Soloway's Television Series I LOVE DICK. "This Is Not A Love Letter."
29:24
August 17, 2019
Gosford Park (with Susan Bond)
In episode seven of their podcast, Lisa McKeown & Lisa Anita Wegner invite their first guest Susan Bond to talk about female desire and  Feminist Standpoint Theory in Robert Altman's feature film Gosford Park.
1:01:30
August 12, 2019
I love Dick Ep 5
In episode six of their podcast, Lisa McKeown & Lisa Anita Wegner talk about episode five of Jill Soloway's Television Series I LOVE DICK. "A Short History of Weird Girls."
55:49
August 10, 2019
I Love Dick Ep 4
In episode five of their podcast, Lisa McKeown & Lisa Anita Wegner talk about episode four of Jill Soloway's Television Series I LOVE DICK. "The Ilinx."
37:10
July 30, 2019
I Love Dick Ep 3
In episode three of their podcast, Lisa McKeown & Lisa Anita Wegner talk about episode three of Jill Soloway's Television Series I LOVE DICK.  "Scenes From A Marriage."
37:53
July 19, 2019
I Love Dick Ep 2
In episode three of their podcast, Lisa McKeown & Lisa Anita Wegner talk about episode two of  Jill Soloway's Television Series I LOVE DICK.  "The Conceptual Fuck"
40:15
July 18, 2019
I Love Dick Ep 1
In episode two of their podcast, Lisa McKeown & Lisa Anita Wegner talk about the first episode of Jill Soloway's Television Series I LOVE DICK.
38:49
July 17, 2019
Who We Are
Episode One Lisa McKeown & Lisa Anita Wegner talk about who they are and why they came together to create She's Gotta Have It!  They talk about film & television with a focus on the female gaze and female desire.
16:26
June 3, 2019