Emily VanDerWerff is the Critic at Large for Vox. Prior to 2019, she published under her old name, Todd VanDerWerff. She started her career by working for the student newspaper while studying at South Dakota State University. In 2004, she graduated and began working for newspapers, writing and copy editing, while maintaining her TV blog. Later, she wrote for the A.V. Club, first as a freelance writer, and then as an editor. She is also a critic for Vox Media.
Vox’s Emily VanDerWerff talks about the 1999 film The Matrix as an allegory for the trans experience. Donate to House of Tulip: https://www.gofundme.com/f/housing-for-tgnc-people-experiencing-homelessnessRead Emily’s piece on The Matrix: https://www.vox.com/culture/2019/3/30/18286436/the-matrix-wachowskis-trans-experience-redpillHello@Tangoti.com
Vampires, werewolves, and aliens, oh my! We’re joined this week by the incomparable Emily VanDerWerff to talk about her book, the Monster of the Week genre, and the horror genre. We discover Emily’s love for A Christmas Carol, Emily breaks a cardinal vampire rule, and make a LOT of horror recommendations.  This week, Amanda recommends Jane Harper’s mystery thrillers and Well Met by Jen DeLuca. Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about diseases, body horror, death & existentialism, misogyny, environmental destruction, isolationist horror, the horror genre, and possession.    Guest Emily VanDerWerff is a critic at Vox, author of Monster of the Week (with Zach Handlen), host of the TV history podcast Primetime, and co-creator of the comedy-mystery podcast Arden. Find her on Twitter @tvoti.   Sponsors - Skillshare is an online learning community where you can learn—and teach—just about anything. Visit skillshare.com/spirits2 to get two months of Skillshare Premium for free! This week Amanda recommends “Styling Your Space: Bringing Creativity to Interior Design” by Emily Henderson. - Doordash is a fast, convenient food delivery app. Get $5 off your first order of $15 or more when you download the DoorDash app and enter promo code Spirits at checkout. - Shaker & Spoon is our favorite way to learn how to make new cocktails. Get $20 off your first box at shakerandspoon.com/creepy!   Find Us Online If you like Spirits, help us grow by spreading the word! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Goodreads. You can support us on Patreon to unlock bonus Your Urban Legends episodes, director’s commentaries, custom recipe cards, and so much more.  Transcripts are available at spiritspodcast.com/episodes. To buy merch, hear us on other podcasts, contact us, find our mailing address, or download our press kit, head on over to SpiritsPodcast.com.   About Us Spirits was created by Julia Schifini, Amanda McLoughlin and Eric Schneider. We are founding members of Multitude, a production collective of indie audio professionals. Our music is "Danger Storm" by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com), licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0.
Vox critic-at-large Emily VanDerWerff tackles the streaming wars and the rollout of Disney + and Apple TV + with Recode's Peter Kafka. They discuss The Mandalorian, The Morning Show and the shows that have surprised and disappointed them thus far.Want to attend Code Media in Los Angeles, CA from November 18th-19th? Click here to register.Featuring: Emily VanDerWerff (@tvoti), Critic-At-Large, Vox.com Host: Peter Kafka (@pkafka), Senior Editor at RecodeMore to explore: Subscribe for free to Recode Media, Peter Kafka, one of the media industry's most acclaimed reporters, talks to business titans, journalists, comedians, and more to get their take on today's media landscape.About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Welcome to THE STORM: A Lost ReWatch Podcast! Where we watch a new episode of ABC's Lost every week and discuss it for newcomers and those returning to The Island. This week, Joanna, Dave, and Neil have no idea what their blood types are for Season 1, Episode 20 "Do No Harm" - Jack does some bad doctoring for a good cause on the island, as we see him struggle with vows in flashback. This week's podcast interview is with Vox Media's Critic At Large  Emily VanDerWerff who is an O.G. fan of Lost you can follow on Twitter @tvoti This podcast is split into two sections THE CALM where we talk about just the episodes we've watched up to this point and do not discuss facts and knowledge from later in the series and THE STORM where make use of all the knowledge that 6 seasons of Lost and 15 years of Lost fandom has generated, plus our own crazy brains. Send your Lost comments to @StormPodcast on Twitter and e-mails to Hosts@Stormpodcast.com to talk back at the show! You can send e-mails about ANY of the first season episodes of Lost, just include the title of the episode you're addressing. Follow Neil (@rejects), Joanna (@jowrotethis), Da7e (@da7e) and the show (@StormPodcast) on Twitter!  Subscribe to get exclusive content! Now updated for LOST REWATCH! - www.patreon.com/stormofspoilers Get Merch at ChaosIsLit.com Theme by DJ EMPIRICAL TIMECODES: THE CALM (Through S1 E20 discussion)  - From the VERY START! THE INTERVIEW (No Spoilers) - 55 minutes and 28 seconds THE STORM (SPOILERS!) -  1 hour 30 minutes, 48 seconds
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