Everything Wrong With ‘Thomas Jefferson Dreams Of Sally Hemings’
Oh hey hi hello and welcome to this week’s hot-off-the-presses Unscrewed podcast!
This fine Tuesday, we find Jaclyn at the helm of another Spare Parts quickiesode — in just 15 minutes, she’ll traverse the warm waters of lady-centric slang (woman up!), lambast the blood-boiling literary phenomenon that is Thomas Jefferson Dreams of Sally Hemings (which is basically 624 pages of gag-inducing rape culture — yours for $18.65 in hardcover, CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY!), and get very personal alongside Alice Bradley and Deanna Zandt about sexual assault and the painful phenomenon of gaslighting your own memories.
And yes! There will be a moment of levity, but ya gotta wait for it like a good warrior.
Get your intel on with this episode’s reference materials:
The Four Femmes on the Thames let us know why the world should Woman Up and grow a hairy twat.
NPR calling Thomas Jefferson Dreams of Sally Hemings “brave and wondrous!”
The Washington Post on Thomas Jefferson Dreams of Sally Hemings: “It’s heartbreaking. It’s cathartic. It’s utterly brilliant.”
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