This Year In ‘Lady Problems’

MTV’s weekly look at how pop culture is treating women. Hint: It is almost always ‘poorly.’

We didn’t see this year coming, but we heard it from all sides. In Signal & Noise 2016, you’ll find the way we made sense out of all of that sound.

“Lady Problems” navigates being a feminist pop-culture junkie. Join hosts Rachel Handler, Teo Bugbee, and Hazel Cills as they speak to a rotating cast of female geniuses like Mara Wilson, Phoebe Robinson, and Stacy London to dissect how pop culture treats women each week. (Spoiler alert: It is almost always “terribly.”) We’ll be here unpacking our favorite Fucked-Up Films (In A Good Way) About Women, wondering whether we can guiltlessly watch Louie, solving our listener’s own Lady Problems, or sharing personal anecdotes about pouring beer straight into the Ugg slippers of the patriarchy.

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In the premiere “Lady Problems” episode, Rachel and Teo interview former child star turned author Mara Wilson about her book Where Am I Now, roll their eyes at Sean Lennon’s mansplaining, and get bad feels from Louis C.K.:

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Check out more from the year in music, culture, politics, and style in Signal & Noise 2016.