All in Aysha U. Farah
Aysha and Kate join a lively crowd in Renton to talk about the villainous women of Homestuck. Subjects include Crockertier, Homestuck’s history of gendered subversion, yelling at Dirk, ominous teasing about future events, and…the Condesce did nothing wrong?
Free bonus for all listeners! Aysha U. Farah talks about her new novelette, Puss In Heels, available now. Topics: Catboys. Sex robots. Worldbuilding. Gay devils. Dirkjake. Old Town Road. Killing publishers.
Aysha and optimisticDuelist join a grouchy Kate for a roundtable on Dirk Strider. Topics: Misandry. Catharsis. Foreshadowing of Dirk’s descent in Homestuck proper. Terepy Pipes. Ultimate selves. X-Men. Perspectives on Dirkjake. Ikuhara. Transphobia. “Redemption arcs.” Hiveswap Act 2. Tyzias. AU fic. Doc Scratch and misogyny, Whistles: The Starlight Calliope.
Aysha documents Kate’s descent into Eridan-liking madness. Topics include FRIENDSHIP, Dammek, a Shape of Water AU, Shrek, Dualscar’s cancellation, March Eridan and identity (yes really), the pinnacle of Equius achievement, normie birthday parties where you’re not allowed to talk about Homestuck, mind palaces, Murrit, and an Erisol fic challenge.
Kate asks James Roach, Pip, Paige, Heather, Austin, Dia, Slapras, optimisticDuelist, and Aysha a simple question: What does Homestuck mean to you?
Writer Aysha U. Farah and Kate discuss Karkat’s story, character, and relationships. Topics include Eridan, anger, breaking out of societal bounds, what the Blood aspect means, Eridan again(??), and leprechaun romance.