Space Bras

28 EpisodesProduced by Outrageous MechanismsWebsite

Space Bras is a bi-weekly podcast where two best friends discuss the intersection of science fiction and feminism. Each episode co-hosts Kate Whitney and Mary Johnston unpack a genre they love and social justice issues that matter now.

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The Shallows

August 9th, 2019


Our summertime big-animal break continues with the 2016 shark-flick, The

Kong: Skull Island

July 26th, 2019


Hop on the chopper and join us as we take a look at Kong: Skull Island

Sorry to Bother You

July 19th, 2019


Join Kate and Mary as the dig into Boot’s Riley’s already legendary debut
film, Sorry to Bother You

Russian Doll pt 2

July 12th, 2019


Glad to see you’re back again (and again, and again, and again) for part 2
of Russian Doll

Russian Doll pt 1

June 28th, 2019


Join Kate and Mary as they begin to peel back the layers of the Netflix
original series, Russian Doll in part 1 of a 2 part series

Attack of the 50 Foot Woman

May 17th, 2019


Join Mary and Kate as they get to the top of the epic B Movie classic,
Attack of the 50 Foot Woman

Maniac pt. 2

May 3rd, 2019


The inward gaze continues with Maniac pt 2, featuring special guest Megan

Maniac pt. 1

April 19th, 2019


Join us on a look inward as we begin to explore the Netflix limited series
Maniac in part one of a two part series

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

April 5th, 2019


Join us for a trip down memory lane…before it disappears. This time around
Mary and Kate tackle Michel Gondry’s 2004 classic, Eternal Sunshine of the
Spotless Mind.


March 22nd, 2019


For our latest episode, Mary and Kate have enlisted the help of filmmaker,
professor, and dear old friend, Talena Sanders to help tackle Andrei

Earth Girls Are Easy

March 8th, 2019


This time around the good ship Space Bras crash lands into the swimming
that is Mary’s formative years as your most radical hosts dig into camp
sci-fi classic Earth Girls Are Easy.

If you’d like to join in on the fun, …

Jupiter Ascending

February 22nd, 2019


The good ship Space Bras is back from winter break and your hosts, Mary and
Kate, are recharged and ready to tackle one of recent histories most
fascinating flops, Jupiter Ascending.

Also, if you’re looking to get a head …

ep 15: X-Files, How the Ghosts Stole Christmas

December 21st, 2018


On this, our holiday episode, Kate and Mary take a break from films to talk
about one of their favorite holiday episodes of one of their favorite

ep 14: Arrival

December 11th, 2018


On this, our latest episode, Mary and Kate take a deep gravity defying dive
into milk-gas filled room at the heart of Denis Villeneuve’s 2016 Film

You can view Arrival on Amazon Prime, and while you’re there why …

ep 13: The Stepford Wives

November 23rd, 2018


This time around Mary and Kate unpack the legendary feminist sci-fi
classic, The Stepford Wives.

You can check out the flick on Amazon Prime, but if you’d like to get your
hands on this ep’s supplemental reading AND …

ep 12: Colossal

November 9th, 2018


Here there be monsters, and those monsters be toxic masculinity Join Kate
and Mary as they break down
Nacho Vigalondo’s 2016 film Colossal.

ep 11: The Babadook

October 26th, 2018


The spirit of Halloween still haunts us this week as we continue our brief
detour into the land of horror with Jennifer Kent’s 2014 film, The
Babadook. So light up your Jill-O-Lantern and join your hosts, Mary and
Kate, …

ep 10: The Love Witch

October 17th, 2018


The good ship Space Bras is taking a seasonally appropriate tour through
the land of horror/fantasy and the first stop on that trip takes us to Anna

ep 9: Paper Girls

September 28th, 2018


The sun may not be up, but that doesn’t meant there’s not adventure to be found. Join Mary and Kate as the take a look at volumes one and two of …

ep 8: Ex Machina

September 14th, 2018


Starship Space Bras is headed back to the Alex Garland system, this time covering his directorial debut Ex Machina. Kate and Mary have brought special guest Thomas Johnston (of the upcoming Outrageous Mechanisms’ show …

ep 7: Annihilation

September 1st, 2018


Join Kate and Mary as they venture into Area X and attempt to unravel the bewildering Annihilation. It’s Clone Natalie Portman vs Original Recipe and honestly no one is a winner.

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ep 6: Dirty Computer

August 16th, 2018


Dearly beloved, Kate and Mary are gathered here together to savor this thing call Dirty Computer. Electric Lady Janelle Monae has given them life, and they’re here to tell you, there’s nothing else more important than …

ep 5: Passengers

August 3rd, 2018


Kate and Mary are breaking new ground this week with their first hate-watch, the regressive 2016 movie Passengers! They’re armed up to blast a few …

ep 4: Bitch Planet Vol 1

July 20th, 2018

Grab yourself a muffin and join your generally non-compliant hosts, Kate and Mary, as they explore vol 1 of the acclaimed graphic novel, Bitch Planet.

ep 3 Alien pt 2

June 22nd, 2018


Kate and Mary are back for Alien pt 2, where they will save the cat and deliver a bouncing baby xenomorph to the true bloodthirsty monsters that lurk among us: capitalists!

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ep 2: Alien pt 1

June 15th, 2018


If John Hurt screams when a tiny alien pops out of his chest, and they are in space, will anybody hear it? This week Kate & Mary will board the …

ep 1: Princess Leia

June 1st, 2018


5…4…3…2…1...Space Bras is blasting off! Our first mission is to the Alderaan system to pay tribe to our favorite General, Princess, and Rebel, Leia Organa.

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