·24· While You Were Sleeping

“While you were sleeping, on your brother I was creeping” Those are just some of the lines from an epically bad rap, written by Valerie and inspired by the 1995 film While You Were Sleeping. If you’d like to hear more of that rap, start getting her drunk like right now. If you’d like to hear […]

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·23· Crank

Chev Chelios may never be a bride. He may never land the DeLauer Diamond or Gulden’s Mustard accounts. Chev may never stand on the pitcher’s mound of a high school baseball field waiting to be kissed in front of the entire student body. Chev Chelios may never do any of these things thanks to that […]

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·22· Bridget Jones’s Baby

What is there to say about Bridget Jones that we haven’t already said? It looks like a lot. Please join us for our last over-long discussion of our fierce friend.  2016’s Baby has taken full advantage of its generous gestation period and presents a noticeably grown-up film while still offering moments of pleasant predictability. 

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·21· Jane Eyre

A lot has changed since Jane Eyre: An Autobiography was first published. Foremost, women are less likely to publish work under a man’s name for fear of facing discrimination (although I imagine this still occurs).  But one thing has not changed, women still love men who are hiding other women in their attics. <— definitely […]

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·20· Ghostbusters (2016)

If you like listening to or haven’t listened to enough tendentious podcasts about the 2016 Ghostbusters reboot—then this episode is for you.  Two sisters who’ve never been criticized for being “too funny” discuss a film that’s actually been criticized for being “too funny”. 

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·19· Jem and the Holograms

Nostalgia kills: a talking point for a lot of current issues but also an appropriate sentiment for episode 19: Jem and the Holograms (2015). Buttholes like me (Valerie) who were so precious about a cartoon they watched while still sporting their milk teeth, sized this film up and cut it down—sight unseen. My generation’s refusal […]

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·18· Sex and the City

As I uploaded the episode I couldn’t help but wonder, will anybody listen? If they do listen, will they be surprised the episode is shorter than the running time of the movie? Across town Helen was getting a surprise of her own; the details of which I’m uniformed. I expect she’ll tell me at brunch. […]

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·17· The First Wives Club

How do women of the nineties handle loss, humiliation, manipulation, and degradation? How ever the hell they want. This could mean commiserating, seeking justice, or reclaiming what is yours. It might also mean sophisticated degrees of extortion (but no one is perfect). Above all it means surviving. Survive—and help others to survive. That is the […]

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·16· Christian Mingle

Sweet Cheesus! Are you asking yourself “Did Helen and Valerie really watch the Christian Mingle movie”? The answer is yes—we watched it twice. If you’re Christ-curious and want to pretend that you’ve watched it, simply listen to this episode. Take a leap of faith that we’re probably more entertaining than the *actual film. *no actual […]

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·15· The Craft

Happy 20th Birthday to The Craft. Sisters Helen and Valerie delight in discussing this “coming of mage” film. Nancy, however, is sorry that Chris won’t be around for the discussion. Don’t be like Chris.

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