Alyson and Amy Bobeda (author, writer and teacher) discuss the resurrection of Thing from Episode 7 of Wednesday starring Jenna Ortega. Alyson and Amy agree that this scene is the emotional center of Wednesday Season 1 and Amy talks about Thing’s wound, the magic he represents and the subtext of the scene and how all of it combined is what makes the scene so powerful. Annnnd Amy introduces Alyson to a new idea, Vesica Piscis. It’s pretty awesome. Have a listen!
Amy’s Website: www.amyglenbobeda.com
Amy’s Twitter: @amybobeda
Alyson’s Twitter and Instagram: @byalysonshelton
Alyson’s Website: www.alysonshelton.com
Creators and Guests
Alyson Shelton (she/her)
Alyson Shelton writes about women across mediums + genres. She’s written about a superpowered and multi-faceted heroine in her comic Reburn, and uncovering childhood secrets in Eve of Understanding, the award winning feature she wrote and directed. In her award winning screenplay, The Night We Met, she tackles a psychological thriller through fractured realities and self-invention. She is working on a memoir in essays and her writing has been published widely at outlets including The New York Times, Ms., The Rumpus and more. Her generalist knowledge and approach make her the perfect fit for her podcast, Fine Cut, in which she and a guest take a deep dive into one scene of the guest’s choosing. You can learn more about her through her website, www.alysonshelton.com and her Instagram @byalysonshelton where she hosts a weekly Instagram Live series inspired by George Ella Lyon’s poem, Where I’m From, where she’s hosted over 100 writers and creatives.