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Geezy joins Kate to discuss Homestuck’s literary legacy and writing for Friendsim. Subjects include the merit of transformative fan works, Hussie as an internet Tolkien, writing as diamond-cutting, the online production of place, Fozzer says trans rights, working for your daughter, and why Feferi is the best character in Homestuck.
Cro joins Kate for a discussion on the dancestors (well, ten of them) and their impact on Homestuck. We roast Kankri a lot. Take however much you were expecting us to do that and understand this: It’s more than that. We also talk about disability issues in Homestuck, katabasis, the author insert as an unreliable narrator, and can’t bring ourselves to care about Horuss.
Dani joins Kate for a character study on Roxy Lalonde. Topics include a new contender for worst intro, alcohol, Void, Kate getting roasted for being old, depictions of motherhood, flawed teenagers and their big teen problems, Rose and Dave, the age-old question “is Homestuck good?", our one shared brain cell, transness through the lens of Homestuck and Roxy’s canon green gf.
Dia joins Kate to discuss troll biology, canon and headcanons. Topics include trolls just being bug furries, comprehensive theories of troll chromosomes and jadeblood roles, unexpected silk, forbidden Vast Error lore, rainbow drinkers, Bronwurd (THEY WERE PITCH, Y’ALL), and Mindfang’s armpit vortex.
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.
Kate and Paige summarize the events and controversy surrounding the Skaianet Systems website launch. Discussion includes why the content was unacceptable, the posted apology, and laying out how to repair community trust moving forward.