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May 30, 2023

Gremlins & the Goonies - Screaming Children and Wet Puppets

After our lengthy deep dive into Dolly Parton, we decided to give ourselves a well-deserved break by watching *checks notes* the two loudest movies on the face of the Earth, both of which--spoiler alert--were written by Chris...

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May 12, 2023

Dolly Parton, Part 2 - The Light of a Clear Blue Morning

We return with a vengeance for the second part of our first (intentional) two-parter as we cover the last twenty-five years of Dolly Parton's oeuvre. Topics of discussion include the Kenny G-ification of '90s music, Dolly's c...

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April 24, 2023

Dolly Parton, Part 1 - In the Good Old Days (When Times Were Bad)

On our first planned two-part series, we do "the Full Waits" on an icon, legend, and one of our favorite people who we know very little about: Dolly Parton! With over forty studio albums released over the last forty-five year...

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April 7, 2023

Titanic - There Was Room on the Door!

Why Are You Like This? Ep. 3

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March 23, 2023

The Terminator & Terminator 2: Judgment Day - Hasta La Vista, Bay-Bee!

Brush off your endoskeletons and spin up those time machines, because we're doing a double-feature of classic Arnold Schwarzenegger/James Cameron sci-fi action movies: 1984's "The Terminator" and 1991's "Terminator 2: Judgmen...

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March 8, 2023

Boogie Nights and Pixies - Except the Little Fish!

Sometimes, the art of the past should stay in the past. This week, we listened to the band without whom the best music of the Nineties would not exist: Pixies! Does a groundbreaking band still feel fresh and new 35 …

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Feb. 22, 2023

Star Wars, the Original Trilogy Part 2 - ...It's A Space Station!

Having fixed their part one whoopsie-doodle, Anthony and Sydney return for the second part of their two-part discussion of "Star Wars" Episodes IV through VI. This episode contains graphic language, as well as discussions of ...

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Feb. 7, 2023

Star Wars, the Original Trilogy Part 1 - That's No Moon...

Cue John Williams and start the opening title crawl, because this week, Sydney cops to a BIG hole in her knowledge: the original "Star Wars" trilogy! Anthony, as a lifelong Star Wars nerd, is scandalized. So scandalized, in f...

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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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