We're off the edge of the map. Here there be monsters.


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


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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March 14, 2022

Trailer - I'm A Sophisticate and So Can You!

Wondering what this show is all about? Check out our short trailer to find out! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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March 8, 2022

Casablanca/Regina Spektor

Of all the podcasts in all the world, you just had to stumble into ours. This week, Sydney and Anthony take on Regina Spektor, the twee piano virtuoso of the mid-aughts, with surprising results. Then, they sit down to watch …

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Feb. 22, 2022

Lionel Richie/Seven Samurai

On this episode, Sydney and Anthony cover one of the most popular balladeers of the '80s and '90s: Lionel Richie. Or, as most of our audience may know him, Nicole Richie's dad. Then, they tackle one of the most influential …

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Feb. 15, 2022

Episode Six (Taylor's Version)

While we were recording our first batch of episodes, our world was rocked by the release of Red (Taylor's Version). It was then that we admitted a shameful truth to each other: neither of us had listened to an entire …

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Feb. 8, 2022

Jennifer's Body/Garbage

Did you know that Diablo Cody wrote a sapphic horror-comedy about demonic possession? Neither did we! This week, we revisit "Jennifer's Body" to find out if it's as criminally overlooked as some people say. But first, we tack...

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Jan. 25, 2022

Tom Waits/How Stella Got Her Groove Back

When you walk through the garden, you better watch your back. On this episode, Sydney and Anthony review one of the most influential, unique, and just plain bizarre musical artists of the 20th century: Tom Waits! Then, they h...

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Jan. 19, 2022

This Is Spinal Tap/Public Enemy

One of the funniest movies ever made and a legendary hip hop group: what's not to love? This week, Sydney and Anthony listen to Public Enemy and watch This Is Spinal Tap . Strap in: this episode goes to eleven. …

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Jan. 19, 2022


She's my girlfriend! She's my lead singer! She's my girlfriend AND my lead singer! This week, Anthony and Sydney take on punk legends Sleater-Kinney and that perennial favorite of film bros everywhere: Chinatown. This episode...

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Jan. 19, 2022

Donna Summer/Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?

In our first episode, Sydney and Anthony explain what this podcast is about, and then leap headlong into the queer canon, tackling disco diva Donna Summer and the classic thriller "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?" This episod...

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