For the first time in nearly three years, Robin, Ollie, and I find ourselves At the End of Our Trope! What is the Exceptional Woman? Why is she so goddamned exasperating? Find out in this week’s episode of Papercuts Podcast!
- Unfavorite Tropes, Part 1
- There Can Only Be One Strong Female Character
- Where the Exceptional Woman Falls Short
- Women’s Stories in Your Game: The Lady Knight
- The “Not Like the Other Girls” Trope
- Manic Pixies and Cool Girls: on female solidarity and the male gaze
- Strong Female Characters are Rarely Strong and Barely Characters
Theme music is Overnight, by Aya.
WARNING: NSFW! Mature audiences only! Contains salty language, subversive ideas, industry-challenging discussions, and nuts.