Lousy Beautiful Town: A Star Wars Podcast
Episode 39 - Punching Racism: Anti-Blackness in Medicine

Episode 39 - Punching Racism: Anti-Blackness in Medicine

July 12, 2020

This week we continue to put our fists through the American healthcare system. But first we gotta talk some history, particularly the medical racism surrounding the Tuskegee syphilis studies, Dr. James Marion Sims, and Henrietta Lacks. cw: slavery, cw: sexual violence, cw: racial violence, cw: gynecological violence 



Further Reading: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Episode 38 - Subtweeting Social Workers: Anti-Blackness in Mental Health
Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

June 4, 2020

Star Wars can wait: we need to talk about how Black lives matter right now.

Resources discussed in the show (plus extras) are below, but above all, listen to Black people right now. NBPOC and white people need to step up with direct action and stop centering ourselves during this time. 


secure.Actblue.com: allows for splitting donations to multiple bond funds, there is a processing fee

Directly to bail funds - THEY ARE REALLY IMPORTANT


Chicago Community Bond Fund

Minnesota Freedom Fund

Blacklivesmatter, your local chapters


Blacklivesmatters.carrd.co - THIS HAS EVERYTHING



People’s City Council Freedom Fund (LA)


Loveland Foundation Therapy

DONATE WITHOUT MONEY VIA YOUTUBE: bit.ly/donatewithoutcash


Read and donate to Wear Your Voice


Tulsa Massacre

Seneca Village

Fred Hampton

Dorothy Height

Assata Shakur

Ella Baker

Malcolm X - READ HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY not the white propaganda you learn in schools


How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi (also wrote Stamped From the Beginning)

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

White Fragility by Robin Diangelo (White Author)

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney Coooper

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

Between the World and Me by Ta-nehisi Coates

The Autobiography of Malcolm X as told by Alex Haley

Motherhood so White by Nefertiti Austin

Aint I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism by bell hooks

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

Are Prisons Obsolete? By Angela Davis

Medical Apartheid by Harriet A. Washington

The Body is Not an Apology By Sonya Renee Taylor


“Why are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?”: A Psychologist Explains the Development of Racial Identity by Beverly Daniel Tatum

Dread Nation by Justina Ireland

We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

We’re Going to Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union

Assata: An Autobiography by Assata Shakur

The End of Policing by Alex S. Vitale

You Can’t Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain by Phoebe Robinson


Critical Race Theory by Kimberle Crenshaw




Just Mercy

The Hate U Give

I Am Not Your Negro 



Episode 37 - Sad and Horny, Part II

Episode 37 - Sad and Horny, Part II

May 13, 2020

Second verse same as the first! But like. This one is way more sad than horny. Like. Really, really sad. Like. Why-do-we-have-feelings-feelings-are-mean sad. 

(This episode is about The Clone Wars)

TW: Passive SI

Episode 36 - Sad and Horny, Part I

Episode 36 - Sad and Horny, Part I

May 6, 2020

🎶 Sad in the house and I’m in the house sad. Horny in the house and I’m in the house horny. 🎶 what’s up all you Maulfuckers its time to get sad and horny about the Siege of Mandalore while Jess becomes Abby’s Dad-Brother-Friend and Abby is the Sad Taco Host… how the fuck do we still have listeners


Episode 35 - IM CRY and OH-GAY, a Clone Wars Story

Episode 35 - IM CRY and OH-GAY, a Clone Wars Story

April 29, 2020

🎶 Let’s talk about clones baby. Let’s talk about homosexuality. Let’s talk about all the good things and the sad things and hemipenes 🎶 (or: Jess and Abby talk Bad Batch and the Martez Sisters but that’s not as fun of a bio, now is it?)

Episode 34 - Threepio is an MRA

Episode 34 - Threepio is an MRA

April 10, 2020

Oh hey, it’s Tom Kane. Ackbar wants to fuck his ship. Jar-Jar gets exploded??? And General Grievous is at high risk for getting the coronavirus. That’s right bbs… it’s a Lego episode.   (Also we talk about Carrie Beck and how cool she is)

Episode 33 - Social Disty Anniversary

Episode 33 - Social Disty Anniversary

March 25, 2020

Happy anniversary to us! It’s been one whole year since we started screaming about Star Wars and putting our fists through things on the pod. And there’s no better time to celebrate it than in a global pandemic! Listen to us reminisce on the stupid shit we’ve said this past year, as well as bitch about the Ahsoka casting rumors and the bullshit that is U.S. healthcare system.

Also join us for a live-stream of The Mummy (1999) on Thursday, March 26 at 8pm CST on Discord! Check @LBTpod for details.

Episode 32 - Luke’s Missed Dick Appointment

Episode 32 - Luke’s Missed Dick Appointment

March 11, 2020

We’re tired, there’s no news, and we procrastinate like hell. So let’s do a bunch of your suggestions for episodes! Please enjoy the amount of dick talk, cause we sure did.


Arby M. Cecilia

Episode 31 - It’s a Fucking Hero’s Journey

Episode 31 - It’s a Fucking Hero’s Journey

March 1, 2020

*Tom Kane voice* Discourse! Our intrepid hosts leap into the action of the bullshit surrounding Rey having fun! But not before they dive into the reveal of Project Luminous while making far too many Monty Python references!

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