Episode 16: Lady Bird and Real Women Have Curves


Movie critic, and writer Yolanda Machado aka Sassy Mama is on the show to to give us her take on the "Lady Bird" controversy.

She wrote an article for Marie Claire titled, 'Lady Bird' Was Influenced by 'Real Women Have Curves' and No One Outside the Latinx Community Is Acknowledging It." The article was shared widely by people like Junot Diaz.

We talk about the two films and why they are symptomatic of how Hollywood treats the stories of women of color. She also talks about how she got in the biz of writing about the biz, and her top films.

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Show Notes: 

Similarities Between Lady Bird and Real Women Have Curves

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