Method to the Madness: A Feminist Pop Culture Podcast
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We are two 20s-somethings living in Austin, TX, transplants from the land of the Northeast, talking about matters close to the heart, everything from pop culture to sexism and sexism in pop culture.
||ExplicitEpisode 26: In Which Miró Buys a $35 Baseball||We're back as promised, and we have some adventures to share. Miró shares her experience with the TBTL Tens at their Austin live show (and makes Kath jealous), and Kath gushes about returning to our high school for our ten year reunion (and sharing our||7/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 25: Put A Spell On You||After months where our lives got in the way (Again! We know! We're sorry!) Miró and Kathryn are back with a bushel full of book recommendations. Some we loved: learn about our BAWOTES in The Story of Jane by Laura Kaplan, and listen to us (mostly Kath)||5/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 24: Big Girl Big Time Stuff||It's the first episode of 2017 and we're not big into spoilers so you're just gonna have to listen to the show to find out what shenanigans we're up to! [hint: it's awards season] Katherine Johnson*, a black physicist and mathematician critical to NASA||1/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 23: How Dated Can a Vampire Really Be?||We're baaaccckkkk!!! After a crazy fall Miró and Kath are back behind the mic and we've got a lot to catch up on. The BAWOTE (Badass Woman of the Episode) is Solange Knowles with some guest badassery courtesy of her mother, Tina Knowles. Too much||12/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 22: Miró Forgot the Title||In episode 22 Miró and Kath discuss Fashion Week, rant about Yeezy (yes, again), give you some updates on what grandma TV you should be watching, and discuss this topic: "what are we doing with our lives?" (Please don't answer that). Bonus points to||10/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 21: Cats is a Bridge Too Far||It's the 21st episode and MttM can finally drink! So we thought we'd celebrate by drinking while recording, too. Get our tipsy take on the Olympics Opening Ceremony, Pokemon Go, and Cats the Musical. This episode our BAWOTE (Badass Woman of the Epis||8/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 20: Filthy.Stinkin.Rich.||In which we accidentally spend the entire episode talking about rich people. Rich people killing each other, rich people during debutante season, rich women saying "f**k it I'm happier without a man," rich women saying "f**k it, I'd rather hang out wit||7/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 19: Maybe Too Much Fun||*Note: this episode was recorded before the tragedy at Pulse in Orlando. All our love is with the victims, survivors, and the LGBTQ community. In Episode 19 Kath guilt trips Miró for not listening to the Hamilton soundtrack, Miró guilt trips Kath f||6/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 18: Don't Have to Be Rich to Be Our Girl||No, you don't have to be rich, you just have to be on the $10 bill. Prince has passed away but our girl Elizabeth Cady Stanton made it onto the big 1-0! Kath tells us about our Badass Woman of the Episode: inventor, actress, and free-the-nipple-er be||4/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 17: Happy 1 Year Podcastiversary!||Pinch us! It's our ONE YEAR PODCASTIVERSARY! We're celebrating a whole year of #mttmpod with special guest Alexis Steinberg who helps us kick off a new segment called, "Badass Woman of the Episode." Enjoy listening to MttM? You can help others disco||4/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 16: The Epitome of Strength and Badassery||It's March (Method to the) Madness and that means experiencing Women's History Month like you've NEVER known before! From 19th century mavericks knocking down the fortress of patriarchy to modern women not putting up with any $h!t, we talk about it all||3/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 15: The Emperor's New Bulbous Oatmeal Shoes||We're back and at it again! Chatting about how NOT to judge a TV show by it's...er...cover (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), whether or not celebrity obsession has extended to ugly shoes (spoiler alert: don't read the episode title!), shaming millennial-shaming a||2/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 14: A Very "Special" Episode||Christmas is right around the corner and that means the annual company holiday party is almost here, too. That wonderful time of year where you and your colleagues get drunk and a little too honest together. So who's responsible for this fiasco? Well, y||11/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 13: Hey There Little Sunshine||In Episode 13 Miró and Kath play a guessing game of, “Hipster, Homeless, or Halloween?” They review The Martian (both the book and the movie), “workshop” Kath’s addiction to The Challenge (a reality show to trump all reality shows), and talk||11/3/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 12: Who Isn’t in the Squad at This Point?||D**o and Nicole from Breakfast for Dinner Podcast join the #MttMPod Squad for Episode 12! We talk with them about their lives and also: Narcos - D**o’s response to our review in Episode 11 Moby Dick Wishbone Being Millennials vs. Trend Pieces on Bein||10/12/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 11: T is for Twitter Tiff||Kath takes to fisticuffs on Twitter. Miró continues her quest for grandma-hood with Sue Grafton's alphabetic murder mystery series. Miró and Kath potentially make a lot of feminists mad by talking about when a woman's story does or doesn't need to be||9/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 10: #LiveFromBoston (or She Just Likes Her Turtlenecks)||We are back from summer break with our "LIVE" show recorded in Boston a month ago! A truly eclectic episode where we talk with our best high school friends about everything from "No Name Taking Shaming" to crazy brides to finding your path in your 20||9/5/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 9: 5 Summer Movies You Should Have Seen By Now||5 summer blockbusters* that you should have seen by now... all expertly critiqued, torn apart, gushed over, and overly-anticipated by Miró and Kathryn. *according to usJoin the conversation: #MttMPod@miro_cassetta@kathryndennett||8/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 8: Hysteria||Breaking news on Method to the Madness: HYSTERICAL WOMEN NO LONGER LOCKED UP; TOLD TO CHILL OUTMiró and Kathryn review the latest TV shows they've been watching and books they've been reading.Also, how Obama and Daredevil totally fit in a sentence toge||7/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 7: Fighting Your Inner Dentist||On this week's episode of Method to the Madness Miró and Kathryn talk about being bad, exotic-animal-skin-lovin' yogis; how hard it is to push yourself to try new things (and like it); and a new girls' org in town, BossBabes ATX. Plus, the most shockin||6/18/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 6: Own the Brassy||On this week's episode of Method to the Madness Miró and Kathryn revisit the cult classic Waiting for Guffman and their unapologetic admiration for Iris Apfel, the Terry Gross/Marc Maron interview, andBad Feminist by Roxane Gay.Join the conversation||5/29/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 5: Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing||On this week's episode Miró talks to Kathryn about new evidence in the Adnan Syed murder case, why the juxtaposition of Serial and The Jinx are perfect complements and the rise of longform murder mystery storytelling (true and fictional). Oh. And t||5/19/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4: This is Just What My Face Looks Like||Today on the podcast Kath and Miró discuss Amy Schumer's 'Girl, You Don't Need Makeup' video and why Miró chooses to look like a 12-year-old on the reg. We review All the Way, a play about President LBJ and the 1964 Civil Rights Act at Austin's Zach T||5/12/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 3: BBD from the BBC||Kath opens with a Harriet Monroe poem and then tells Miró all about her trip to Memphis including the Disney World that is Graceland, Sun Records and a town that needs a little extra lovin. Miró professes her love of Boring British Drama (BBD) from th||4/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 2: In A World... Where Everything's Free||Kathryn and Miró wax poetic about Tig Notaro and how Trevor Noah needs to take page out of her book. But should he delete those terrible tweets? Should we all have the "Right to be Forgotten"? Also, why Tidal may not be the end of the world.Oh, and Kat||4/14/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 1: CIA Sexism||MttM inaugural episode! A poem by Emily Dickinson, big changes at The Daily Show, why Jessica Williams isn't "leaning in," and encountering sexism at the dentist.||4/4/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Fun, Smart, and Highly Entertaining!!
Awesome show by fantastic ladies! They're funny, insightful, and thought-provoking, and they provide a refreshingly feminist viewpoint of current events. Great way to learn more about what's happening in the world and up your feminism game!!
Tis Pity I can’t give them 6 stars
MTTM has a great format and show is run by intelligent, insightful women. Listening to the show is a reprieve from the countless shows full of dudes shouting nonsense into the inter-webs. Hit SUBSCRIBE!
funny and insightful!
worth a listen. brings up great questions on pop culture (movies, books, tv, etc.) and also a lot on feminism.