ELECTORETTE PODCAST | EPISODE FORTY-THREE
LOUIS C.K, BRETT KAVANAUGH & MALE REDEMPTION AFTER #METOO
This week's episode explores the #MeToo Movement and how the redemptive pathway for men has overshadowed the needs of victims. Three guests discuss the comeback attempts by several high profile men and the process of male redemption by looking at the cases of Brett Kavanaugh, Louis C.K., Jian Ghomeshi and others. >> Chapter I: Shannon Koyano, a stand-up comedian, talks about what the stand-up culture for women, how it helps perpetuate behavior exhibited by Louis C.K., and her audition with the comedian years ago >> Chapter II: Kate Manne discusses, himpathy, the practice of employing excessive sympathy to male wrongdoers over female victims; and how himpathy is being deployed in the case of Brett Kavanaugh >> Chapter III: Sarah Myhre discusses a local case where influential men us their power to shape a narrative around rape allegations.