Michael is mysteriously sick. Liz is selfish, once again. And Maria is Teflon, baby! Join us this week as our three hosts discuss Season 1, Episode 10: The Balance.
Sources & Notes
- Check out our Instagram for a side-by-side of our leading men with Prince Charming and Quasimodo. Do you agree with Maria’s assessment?
- Figure 1 has the best screenshot I could grab of Maria’s “waitress from hell” pin. It is tough to make out, but the top word is definitely “waitress.” It’s just tough to screenshot due to placement and reflections and whatnot.
- Posters in Max’s room include Friends of Dean Martinez, Moby’s “Play,” and that weird toy potato butt surgery thing we talked about (see Figures 2 & 3 for that one). As we mentioned, Isabel has posters of Sebadoh and Donald Glaude in her room.
- These articles have more information about stereotypes of Native people in film and television:
- Here is a list of movies you might want to check out for more positive and authentic depictions of American Indians. And this is the one Lisa mentioned in the episode.
- If you want to learn more about the movement to bring awareness to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (and we strongly suggest that you do), here are a few resources to get you started:
- Spake a wise man: “I believe the subtext here is rapidly becoming text.”
- The only question that needs to be asked about colored ketchup.
- Learn more about the Mescalero Apache Tribe and their cultural traditions, including the puberty rite related to the White Painted Woman.
- If you for some reason want to listen to the full version of the “Incantation” by Cirque du Soleil, I guess that is a thing you could do.
- Here’s some info on the racism behind the “ancient aliens” theory.
- If you want to watch some more of John S. Bartley’s cinematography, here are all of your options for doing so.
- Drowning wasn’t the only test for “witches” in Salem. Here’s a list of seven super fun ways to target ladies with too much power! (Note: Don’t actually do any of these things.) (Further Note: Ladies with power are awesome. Get it together, Patriarchy.)
- Angel reads Jean-Paul Sartre’s Nausea in the original French in Buffy the Vampire Slayer S3E8: Lovers Walk.