Tag: abortion

Merritt Tierce (BSS #551)

There are 2.4 million waiters and waitresses now working in America. Why have our narratives failed to confront the realities of working in a restaurant? Merritt Pierce, author of LOVE ME BACK, joins us to discuss working-class narratives, the male gaze, abortion, and women as second-class citizens. This show also includes a strong critique of 2 BROKE GIRLS and one of the most startling on-air gaffes in Bat Segundo’s history. Read More


Mara Hvistendahl (BSS #398)

Mara Hvistendahl is most recently the author of Unnatural Selection. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Considering cold water solutions if he attempts to sire sons. Author: Mara Hvistendahl Subjects Discussed: Lyndon Johnson’s 1965 address on the occasion of the UN’s 20th anniversary, the relationship between birth rate, sex selection, and development, the history of amniocentesis in Read More