Other Women Are A Girl’s Best Friend – ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’ Review [Podcast]

The Movie: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

With guest Nahmi Lee, academic and narrator of Liminalia (Tumblr, SoundCloud, Twitter, Facebook, iTunes).

There’s a lot going on both on and under the surface of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. We talked about female friendships, dodgy men, the myth of Marilyn Monroe, and so much more.

Listen Here:

 

Further Reading, Viewing, and Links:

  • Courtney Enlow’s reflections on Marilyn Monroe’s legacy and body “We Are Forever Merely Bodies, Eternally Just Things” on Pajiba
  • Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe‘s Wikipedia pages

Other Episodes Referenced:

  • Episode #79 – Scott Pilgrim vs. the World w/ Chris de Hoog

Other Movies and Series mentioned:

  • Pan’s Labyrinth (buy the Criterion Collection edition on Amazon)
  • Scandal (watch on Netflix, buy Seasons 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 on Amazon)
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (watch on Netflix, buy the Steelbook Blu-ray on Amazon)
  • Singin’ in the Rain (buy the 60th Anniversary Blu-ray on Amazon)

 


 

Dylan Clark-Moore is a podcast creator and blogger at NetFlakes. You can find him on Letterboxd and Twitter.

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