Nichole Perkins is a writer and co-host of the Thirst Aid Kit Podcast.
Recent episodes featuring Nichole Perkins
On this week’s episode of the Waves, Christina, June, Marcia, and Nichole discuss the recent drama about whether Bernie Sanders told Elizabeth Warren that a woman can’t be president. Then, the panel adds to the chronic (but desired) over-coverage of Megxit. Finally, the panel discuss Women on Food, an anthology edited by Charlotte Druckman.  In Slate Plus: Is it sexist for a listener’s parents to say she spends too much time on her son’s hair each morning?RecommendationsJune: Michael Apted’s “Up” documentary series. The latest and final installment is 63 Up, in theaters now.Nichole: Darynda Jones’s Charley Davidson series. Marcia: Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers’ book They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South.Christina: The Showtime series Work in Progress.This podcast was produced by Lindsey Kratochwill. Production assistance by Rachael Allen and Rosemary Belson.Send your comments and recommendations on what to cover to thewaves@slate.com.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On this week’s episode the Waves, Christina, June, Nichole, and Marcia kick off 2020 by answering listeners’ “is it sexist?” questions. The hosts tackle bathroom etiquette, male presidential candidates, the term “girly girl,” and much more.  In Slate Plus: Is it sexist to call someone a douchebag?Other items discussed on the show:  The Big Necessity: The Unmentionable World of Human Waste and Why It Matters by Rose George RecommendationsNichole: Orange World and Other Stories by Karen RussellJune: Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden KeefeMiddle England by Jonathan CoeThe television show Derry Girls, streaming on NetflixMarcia: The streaming service Pluto TV, which includes everything from MTV Cribs to Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen.Christina: Slate’s recent cover story “Lockdown” on children’s responses to school shooting drills. Also available to listen to on Apple Podcasts. This podcast was produced by Sara Burningham. Production assistance by Rachael Allen and Rosemary Belson. Send your comments and recommendations on what to cover to thewaves@slate.com.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On this week’s episode of the Waves, Christina, June, Marcia, and Nichole reflect on The Morning Show, remember the ups and downs of feminist blogs that were popular in the early 2000s and ask whether open floor offices might be sexist.In Slate Plus: are Barack Obama's comments about women being better than men sexist? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On this week’s episode of the Waves, Christina, June, Marcia, and Nichole discuss Kamala Harris and her departure from the field of Democratic presidential hopefuls. Then, they talk about Frozen 2. Finally, the panel takes on Black Friday - the sales and the stores that are opting out.. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On this week’s episode of the Waves, Christina, June, Marcia, and Nichole discuss the newest season of The Crown, where Olivia Colman takes the throne as a middle-aged Queen Elizabeth II. Then, they break down a few sexist moments during the impeachment hearings. Finally, the panel dives into a recently published study on hookup culture that explores the relationship between casual sex on college campuses and race. In Slate Plus: Is it sexist to dismiss YA fiction as just for girls?Other items discussed on the show:“How the Man Behind ‘The Crown’ Made the Monarchy Relevant Again,” by Giles Harvey, The New York Times Magazine RecommendationsNichole: Farsáli Skintune Blur Perfecting Primer SerumJune: The podcast Poem Talk. (Stay tuned for June’s upcoming appearance on the podcast!) Christina: Slate columnist Rich Juzwiak’s Jezebel essay “The Strange, Sad Story of the Ken Doll’s Crotch.”Marcia: Erica Armstrong Dunbar’s latest book She Came to Slay: The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman.This podcast was produced by Sara Burningham. Production assistance by Rachael Allen. Recording assistance for this week’s show from Asha Saluja and Melissa Kaplan. Send your comments and recommendations on what to cover to thewaves@slate.com. And please call in with your “Is It Sexist” questions at (973) 826-0318‬. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Episode Count
30
Podcast Count
7
Total Airtime
1 day, 7 hours