#134: Challenge Accepted, Taylor’s folklore, KFC Crocs
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Black and white selfies of “women supporting women” have been flooding our feeds this week, but why? Alexandria Ocasia-Cortez’s speech on the floor of US Congress has us fist pumping, while Taylor Swift’s surprise album has the music world reviewing. We give our take, somewhat fearfully, due to Swiftie stans. And as it is written, so it shall be done; the KFC Crocs collab is finally here. Plus, Zan is in awe of Julia Baird's book Phosphorescence and Myf takes a journey with Miriam Margolyes. Show notes: Why Women Are Posting Black & White Selfies: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/27/style/challenge-accepted-instagram.html AOC speech: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LI4ueUtkRQ0 AOC: Women Who Refuse to Be Silenced: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jul/25/aoc-speech-represents-future-america-women AOC: A masterclass speech: https://www.smh.com.au/national/ocasio-cortez-s-masterclass-speech-busted-a-myth-we-should-all-reject-20200726-p55fid.html Taylor Swift stans: https://junkee.com/popstars-responsibility-stans/263862 KFC Crocs: https://www.businessinsider.com.au/kfc-crocs-sold-out-less-than-half-an-hour-after-launch-2020-7?r=US&IR=T Trump Songify This: https://twitter.com/RexChapman/status/1287894528888897537 Phosphorescence, by Julia Baird: https://www.harpercollins.com.au/9781460710890/phosphorescence/ Almost Australian: https://iview.abc.net.au/show/miriam-margolyes-almost-australian Email us: bangon.podcast@abc.net.au Bang On is recorded on the lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation. We pay our respects to elders past, present, and emerging. We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the First Australians and Traditional Custodians of the land where we live, work, and learn.
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