Some woes of orientalism and the lack of female representation in fine dining

Hi earth friends, and welcome to the Talking Egg! Today we are going to chat a bit more casually about a somewhat political as well as social topic. Unlike our usual format of structured arguments and basis on literary content, we will be venturing into social commentary – which honestly, never hurt anyone. Besides, inspirationContinue reading “Some woes of orientalism and the lack of female representation in fine dining”

Intersectional book club #2: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

“I had learned that you should always shout louder than your aggressor.” Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi Hi earth friends, and welcome to the Talking Egg! For our second intersectional book club we move towards the wonderful country that is Iran! For those that do not know much about the country, it goes far and beyond whatContinue reading “Intersectional book club #2: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi”

A documentary review of Taxi Sister (2011)

Hi earth friends, and welcome to the Talking Egg! Today we have a documentary review/critique on a short documentary about Taxi Sisters in Senegal. It is quite the fascinating topic, and I thought I would take on and write up through a narrower feminist lens on the documentary. Taxi Sister overall shows scenes that correspond andContinue reading “A documentary review of Taxi Sister (2011)”

Series recommendation #1: ‘Daria’, with feminism, the 90s, high school and Sick Sad World

Hi earth friends, and welcome to the Talking Egg! Today I would like to talk about one of my all time favourite shows, Daria. For a show that was a relative hit in the United States where it originally aired, Daria was not as popular of a show here in Europe. It aired on some lateContinue reading “Series recommendation #1: ‘Daria’, with feminism, the 90s, high school and Sick Sad World”

Our first post! Welcome to the Talking Egg.

Hello earth friends, and welcome to the Talking Egg! This is Meena, writing our first ever post on the blog. And yes, the Talking Egg involves two of us! That’s myself, Meena and my co-writer, co-founder and close friend, Lena. We will be the main writers you will see writing on this very website, howeverContinue reading “Our first post! Welcome to the Talking Egg.”