License to Critique Podcast

License to Critique explores gender in the world of James Bond and beyond! Award winning author, media educator, and leading expert on the subject, Dr. Lisa Funnell (also known as Dr 007) opens her classroom and discusses important issues associated with gender, identity, geopolitics, and power in the longest-running film franchise in history. She is joined by Justice, her Puppy Galore!


Episode 001 – A Little Different

Episode 002 – Why Study James Bond?

Episode 003 – The Bond Girl

Episode 004 – Reworking the Bond Girl Concept in the Daniel Craig Era

Episode 005 – Villainous Women in the 1960s

Episode 006 – Mayday! Disappearing Women Villains in the 1970s and 1980s!

Episode 007 – The Return of Women Villains in the 1990s and 2000s

Episode 008 – Interview with Monica Germana – Bond Girls

Episode 009 – Haptic Geographies of James Bond – Fit and Sensual

Episode 010 – Haptic Geographies of James Bond – Technical, Memorializing, and Calculating

Episode 011 – Interview with Dr. Tyler Johnson – Public Perceptions of Women in James Bond

Episode 012 – Interview with Dr. Sam Goodman – Identity, Empire, and Alcohol in British Spy Fiction

Episode 013 – Interview with my Dad – Bonding, Family Bonding

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