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Coming up on Connections: Wednesday, August 23rd

Aug 23, 2017

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First hour: Debating "sheetcake feminism"

Second hour: Previewing the Fringe Festival

Tina Fey’s SNL sketch last week set off a debate about “sheetcake feminism.” Fey urged viewers to ignore white supremacists who rally in places like Charlottesville and Boston. Instead, she urged them to support local bakeries and scream into their sheetcake, while refusing to engage. Critics have said that Fey’s message is covered in privilege, and reflects the divide on the left that surfaced during the January Women’s March. Our guests will discuss it. In our second hour: The Rochester Fringe Festival is coming. This fast-paced hour will offer a preview with performers and writers. Our guests: