We are Trope Watchers, the podcast about pop culture and why it matters. Join Mia and Scott as we tackle a different topic and case study, and find new ways to be critical of the pop culture we love.
From the Archives: Why is Gaston a villain, but Ross and Ted “Nice Guys”? – Trope Watchers – Scholarly Pop Culture Criticism
- From the Archives: Why is Gaston a villain, but Ross and Ted “Nice Guys”?
- Disability in Game of Thrones (a lecture excerpt from The University of Sydney)
- Sydney’s Drag King Scene and Chemsex Between Men (with Dr Kerryn Drysdale)
- Interventionism and Burnham's Three Mummies in Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 (with Dr Tim Steains)
- Zombies, Pop Culture, and Pedagogy (with Dr Arnold T Blumberg)
A Clash of Critics
Welcome to A Clash of Critics, your scholarly podcast about George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. Join us for deep critical analysis of the series informed by different theoretical frameworks.
Romantic and Barbaric Medievalism in A Song of Ice and Fire (Sansa II, AGoT) – A Clash of Critics – Scholarly Criticism About A Song of Ice and Fire
- Romantic and Barbaric Medievalism in A Song of Ice and Fire (Sansa II, AGoT)
- "Sleepy with Wine and Tired of Doom": Slum Tourism at the Wall (Tyrion III, AGoT)
- Understanding Genre in A Song of Ice and Fire (Eddard IV, AGoT)
- "Lord Snow'": Class, Privilege and Ideology (Jon III, AGoT)
- The Place-Making of King's Landing (Cat IV, AGoT)