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Catalyst Radio: Anne Elizabeth Moore on media, misogyny and capitalism

Katie Gordon speaks with author and cultural critic Anne Elizabeth Moore about her new book "Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes."

About Catalyst Radio

Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social change and community support, examines media and free speech issues, and takes a look at the behind-the-scenes of Rapidian reporting. You can catch it on air at noon every Friday on WYCE 88.1 FM or streaming on the Grand Rapids Community Media Center website.

Anne Elizabeth Moore, book reading on 4/14 at Books & Mortar

Anne Elizabeth Moore, book reading on 4/14 at Books & Mortar /Jonathan Shotwell, Books & Mortar

In this episode of Catalyst Radio, Katie Gordon has a conversation with Anne Elizabeth Moore, an award-winning journalist, best-selling comics anthologist, and internationally lauded cultural critic. On April 14, 2017, she visited Grand Rapids for a reading at local independent bookstore Books & Mortar of her newest release: Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes.

In the first half, Moore discusses independent/DIY media as a tool for empowerment, the relationship between media justice and women, and how she has taught about media over the years and in evolving contexts.

In the second half, Moore shares more about her newest book: "Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes," which includes both investigative essays and personal narratives around the ways women's bodies are subject to horrors under capitalism. 

Download the audio here. 


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