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Episode 37: Dirk F***ing Strider (w/ Aysha & optimisticDuelist)

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.

Bonus: Post Erisol Fic On April 6

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.