Fainting Couch Feminists

Writer and musician Mica Lemiski interviews women and non-binary artists about a range of topics (gender! politics! love! literature!) in a podcast best-suited to bitches, witches, and anyone who's ever been called "hysterical."

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Episode Thirteen: I'm All Worked-Up About Bikinis and Their Terrifying History

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Episode Twelve: How to Get A Book Deal When You're 26 featuring Mallory Tater

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Episode Eleven: Dina Del Bucchia: Everything We Love and Hate About Rom Coms and Marriage

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Episode Ten: Alea Rae Clark: The Power of Sadness, Androgyny, and Art Rock (June 2018)

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Episode Nine: Alba Sotorra: How an All-Female Battalion is Revolutionizing Syria (May 2018)

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Episode Eight: Mozhdah Jamalzadah: Risking Her Life for Feminism (April 2018)

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Episode Seven: She's Just So "Her": Live with Katie-Ellen Humphries! (March 2018)

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Episode Six: It's Time to Un-White with Alicia Elliott (February 2018)

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Episode Five: Now What?: After #MeToo with Morgan Brayton (January 2018)

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Episode Four (Part Two): Family Secrets featuring Gurjinder Basran (December 2017)

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Episode Four (Part One): Family Secrets featuring Carys Cragg (December 2017)

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Episode Three: Evany Rosen is a Funny Lady (November 2017)

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Episode Two: Love featuring Mandy Len Catron and Carrie Jenkins (October 2017)

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Episode One: Why We Write featuring Selina Boan and Mallory Tater (September 2017)

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About the Host

Mica Lemiski is an MFA student at UBC and contributor to Room ("Tiny Parts," Issue 39.2). Her thesis project is a combination of comedic personal essays and original music, which is being developed into a podcast series. She is the host of "Fainting Couch Feminists." She is originally from Vernon, B.C. but is currently based in Vancouver.

Follow Mica on Twitter @MicaLemiski

Credits

Hosting, editing, and all music by Mica Lemiski 
Produced by Room magazine and Mica Lemiski

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