Season 1 - Episode 3: The Lunar Chronicles
This episode covers every book in the Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer - Fairest, Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, Winter, and Stars Above. We talk about #COVID, discrimination and experimentation in medicine, personhood (and how it can include robots), mental illness, and body dysmorphia.
CW: Mental illness, rape, body dysmorphia, racism, & ableism
Photo collage from http://www.jactionary.com/2017/01/lunar-chronicles-series.html
- Medical Racism (this is just a start, please also do your own research)
Henrietta Lacks, the lawsuit, & controversy
Guatemala STD experiment
Tuskegee experiment (which Shelby mentioned)
Other human experimentation (including experimentation on prisoners & disabled folks)
- Sawbones podcast on GMOs (where Jenny got the goat thing)
- Mental illness language & awareness
- Character traits as described by the author (her explanations around race lack specificity)
Transcript coming soon!