The Velvet Vulva hosts need some time to recharge and get excited about new topics, so we’ll be back in January with new episodes and new enthusiasm!
Alyson, Amber and Kelly talk about what they’ve been reading recently. Hold by Claire Kent: https://www.amazon.com/Hold-Claire-Kent-ebook/dp/B00TVMLRXM Billionaire Bride by Marquita Valentine https://www.amazon.com/Billionaire-Bride-Brides-Holland-Springs-ebook/dp/B00X8SCJCS/ 1984 by George Orwell https://www.amazon.com/1984-George-Orwell-ebook/dp/B003JTHWKU/ Raising Financially Fit Kids by Joline Godfrey https://www.amazon.com/Raising-Financially-Fit-Kids-Revised-ebook/dp/B00ALBR6Q4/ Shift by Gary Keller https://www.amazon.com/SHIFT-Estate-Agents-Tackle-PAPERBACK-ebook/dp/B003GIPED6/ The Silk Roads by Peter Frankopan https://www.amazon.com/Silk-Roads-New-History-World-ebook/dp/B00XST7IX2/ The Great Hunt by Robert Jordan https://www.amazon.com/Great-Hunt-Book-Wheel-Time-ebook/dp/B002VBV1R2/ Guns, […]
Alyson, Amber, and Reba have a rambling conversation about violence in media (especially tv and movies) and think out loud about violence against women and their feelings about it. Content warning: We talk about all forms of violence, though the only time any details are shared about a specific scene is during the conversation about […]
Alyson, Reba, and Susan talk about their varied experiences with first dates, from bad to worse to best, public first kisses, and the Google form Reba should create. Oh, and they laugh. A lot.
Alyson, Amber, and Reba have a rambling slumber party conversation about clothes, hoarding, capsule wardrobes, and books. Capsule wardrobe https://bemorewithless.com/project-333/ https://heyeleanor.com/capsule-wardrobe-wrap-up/ https://heyeleanor.com/winter-capsule-wardrobe/ How to wear a scarf https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LYAEz777AU http://www.instyle.com/how-tos/how-to-tie-scarf-gifs#1105456 Choices https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Paradox_of_Choice Books Good Wives, Nasty Wenches, and Anxious Patriarchs by Kathleen M. Brown https://www.uncpress.org/book/9780807846230/good-wives-nasty-wenches-and-anxious-patriarchs/
Alyson, Reba, and Victoria talk about breasts. And hook ups and semen and bras and a little bit of everything. Things got a little weird, and Alyson’s hiccups around 43:00 didn’t help.
Alyson, Reba, and Susan discuss various ways they’ve had their consent violated. Content note: We don’t discuss rape in detail, but Susan does briefly bring up her experience with rape.
Alyson, Reba, and Susan talk about self care, and how pedicures are not their thing, and baths are just a little bit gross, and what works for them to get recharged. Alyson mentioned “spoons” early on; here’s the wiki page on spoon theory. Here’s the checklist Reba mentioned in the episode. She also found this […]
Alyson, Reba, and Susan talk about consent, how they talk about consent with their partners and the children in their lives, and maybe take a tangent or two. Content note: This episode does not contain any discussion of consent violations.
Alyson, Amber, Kelly, and Susan talk about the media they’re enjoying right now. Podcasts Susan: LeVar Burton Reads Kelly: Ted Talks Audio Alyson: Stuff You Missed in History Class Norman Centuries by Lars Brownworth Books Susan: Anita Blake by Laurel K. Hamilton Alyson: The Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas Chicago Stars series […]