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Episode 152 – The Golden Compass

Join us as we take a look at Philip Pullman’s The Golden Compass! We’re talking a little about Milton, a little about religion, and a whole lot about the process of learning.

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WWBUT 50 – A Mansion of Bone and Rosemary

Missy watches a bad movie, Merri reads good books, and we are both baffled by the college admissions scandal.

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Episode 151 – Borderlands Series

Join us as we take a look at the Borderlands series, exploring its roots in urban fantasy, Celtic fairy stories, and the concepts of heterotopias!

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WWBUT 40 – Spilling Blood Everywhere

Missy watches some garbage, Merri does not. That’s the WWBUT way.

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Episode 150 – Star Wars Rebels

We’re talking about Rebels’ function in the larger Star Wars franchise and how this series was the proving ground for some of the Disney era’s best elements.

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WWBUT 48 – Nicholas Cage Does Not Speak – He Only Kills

Anti-rom-coms, terrible video game rip-offs, and a discussion about how people respond to female characters in fantasy fiction—exactly what you expect from us.

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Episode 149 – Midsommar

We’re talking about Midsommar, the 2019 film about trauma, Swedish folk traditions, and the horrors of white supremacy!

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WWBUT 47 – I Am an Emo Kid but I Also Surf

We’ve got witches. We’ve got cowboys. We’ve got a lengthy discussion of what it means to be famous. It’s time for WWBUT 47!

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Episode 148 – Hades

We’re talking about Hades—the harmony of story and mechanics, the usefulness of sexy character designs, and whether being ahistorical matters.

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WWBUT 46 – And Then They Kiss Each Other

Sometimes we watch things that are good. Sometimes they’re just okay. And sometimes things are utterly baffling but we them enjoy anyway.