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Jan. 24, 2023

John Wick & Paramore

Happy 2023, y'all! We're back from our holiday break with our thirtieth episode. This time, we're sitting down to watch our third Keanu Reeves movie: John Wick! Then, we spin up the prodigies of pop punk, Paramore! This episo...

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Dec. 13, 2022

Nina Simone and North By Northwest

It's a new dawn, it's a new day, it's a new life, and we're feeling good. This week, we talk about Nina Simone, a woman whose work is so influential and so singular that even though she's beloved, she's still …

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Nov. 29, 2022

Rent (ft. Arie Levine)

Seasons of Love

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Nov. 1, 2022

Halloween (1978) (with Anthony Bellantoni)

How better to celebrate Halloween than by releasing an episode on (the day after) Halloween about the archetypical slasher movie, Halloween? If you think of anything, don't tell us, because this is what we've got. To give us ...

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Oct. 18, 2022

Psycho & Alien

From Ridley Scott to Alfred Hitchcock, we're continuing our celebration of Spooky Season with our first two-movies episode! First, we watched the film that started the slasher genre (and one of Anthony's favorite movies) and ...

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Oct. 4, 2022

Lady Gaga and the Chromatica Ball

Why Are You Like This?

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Sept. 20, 2022

Metallica & Run Lola Run

From the streets of nineties Berlin to the biggest heavy metal band in the world, we're bringing the intensity! This week, we cover the titans of thrash metal and bestselling band of the 1990s, Metallica! Then we dive into time …

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Sept. 6, 2022

The Mummy (with Cate Osborn)

Ooh, baby, do we have a special episode for all of you! We're sitting down with ADHD advocate/sex educator/TTRPG player/fellow queer millennial Cate Osborn to discuss the 1999 cinematic movie masterpiece, The Mummy. Cate might just be the internet's foremost …

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Aug. 23, 2022

Marvin Gaye & Napoleon Dynamite

Some art is so of-the-moment that looking back on it even a few years later can be confusing and disappointing. Some art ascends the era of its making to become timeless. On this episode, we deal with both. First, it's …

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Aug. 9, 2022

Mrs. Dalloway

After our last foray into the world of literature, we were looking for a book that would really kick us in the proverbial face. Enter the mad genius Virginia Woolf and her modernist classic, "Mrs. Dalloway."

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July 26, 2022

Kate Bush & Snow White

It's all auteurs all the time, as we delve into the music of Kate Bush and the Walt Disney animated classic, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarves".

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July 12, 2022

Midnight's Children

We take on a titan of postcolonial literature: Salman Rushdie's epic "Midnight's Children."

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June 28, 2022

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial & Sex Pistols

On this episode, we watch the most wholesome movie, E.T., and then listen to the least wholesome band, the Sex Pistols. Or at least, that was the plan, until Sydney went rogue. This episode contains strong language and brief ...

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June 14, 2022

Arcade Fire & Moonstruck

The Cher classic romantic comedy and the kings of mid-aughts indie rock? This is going to be all nostalgia, all the time.

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June 7, 2022

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: Part Two

AKA The Other COVID Episode

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May 17, 2022

Mulholland Drive/Labelle

Lady Marmalade is just the tip of the iceberg.

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May 3, 2022

Akira/Evanescence (ft. Emma Sherr-Ziarko)

If you ever wanted to go back in time to convince your younger self to have better taste, this is the episode for you. This week, Anthony and Sydney are joined by their good friend and podcaster/voice actor extraordinaire Emm...

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April 19, 2022

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

On this our first episode about a book, we delve into one of the most beloved memoirs of the twentieth century: Maya Angelou's "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings." As it turns out, Dr. Angelou lived one of the …

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April 5, 2022

Kacey Musgraves/Point Break

From the plains of Texas to the crashing surf of Los Angeles, this episode has some wild rides. First, we dig into the discography of country-pop sensation Kacey Musgraves and ask the question: does anything get her down? The...

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April 1, 2022

OPERATION SWITCHEROO: Alphabet Flight

Red Ghost's Super Apes

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March 22, 2022

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid/The Velvet Underground

Dust off your bell-bottoms and summon the Mod Squad: we're diving into the late sixties! First, we sit down and watch "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid." Who's more charming: Paul Newman or Robert Redford? Let us know. Also...

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March 15, 2022

The Matrix: Recommended

On this, our first mini-episode of a segment that we're calling either "How Did We Get This Way?" or "Why Are You Like This?", Sydney and Anthony discuss something that they have seen and already love: The Matrix! We know …

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