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Fangirl Happy Hour, Episode #47, “Tiger Blowjobs”

We launch a new What We’re Reading segment. Renay talks about recent Marvel shenanigans. Then we discuss Monstress Vol. 1, share summer reads we’re stoked for, and cackle over the best and worst science fiction disaster film ever created: The Core.

Ana recced The Wild Road & The Iron Hunt by Marjorie Liu. Renay recced Panera Bread (#TeamCheese)

Discussion References
What We’re Reading; 00:13
“Not the End of the World” by Sophia McDougal
Mars Evacuees by Sophia McDougal
Space Hostages by Sophia McDougal
The Malice by Peter Newman
Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee
Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
High School Debut by Kazune Kawahara
Zeroboxer by Fonda Lee
Out of the House of Bondage by

OH MARVEL COMICS NO; 06:22
On Steve Rogers #1, Antisemitism, And Publicity Stunts
A Marvel Editor Explains How Captain America Was a Hydra Agent All Along
Marvel’s Nick Spencer, Tom Brevoort talk making Captain America a Hydra plant
Captain America: Steve Rogers – The Only Power Left to Us is Money
Marvel’s Civil War Comics Live Up to Their Name in the Worst Way

Monstress; 13:46

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Monstress Vol. 1 by Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda
Dirk & Steele series by Marjorie M. Liu
Black Widow: The Name of the Rose by Marjorie M. Liu & Daniel Acuña
A Chat With Marjorie Liu – About Monstress

Books of Summer; 26:22
The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin
Heroine Complex by Sarah Kuhn
This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab
Once Broken Faith by Seanan McGuire
Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal
Saga Vol. 6 by Brian Vaughan & Fiona Staples
Everfair by Nisi Shawl
The Last One by Alexandra Olivia
Crosstalk by Connie Willis
Patsy Walker a.k.a. Hellcat Vol. 1 by Kate Leth & Brittany Williams

Other books mentioned (MOSTLY BY ANA):
One Con Glory by Sarah Kuhn
Shades of Magic by V.E. Schwab
The Near Witch by Victoria Schwab
Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee
The Passage by Justin Cronin
All Clear series by Connie Willis
Bellwether by Connie Willis
To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis
The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl by Ryan North, Erica Henderson, & Rico Renzi
Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones

The Core; 38:54

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The Core
Official The Core trailer

Recommendations; 52:11
Ana: The Wild Road & The Iron Hunt by Marjorie Liu
Renay: Panera Bread

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