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WWBUT 22 – That’s Star Wars, Baby

We watched some great stuff, listened to some great podcasts, and saw The Rise of Skywalker. It did happen. This is a spoiler-free discussion, though it is certainly not opinion-free! (Fun fact—putting punctuation in your podcast filename and potentially its title can cause everything to break, so just pretend you see all the proper punctuation […]

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Episode 95 – Capitalism and the Animation Industry

We’re back with a special guest for episode 95, in which we’re talking about the animation industry, capitalism, and the critiques we’re seeing in children’s media. Thank you so much to our guest for bringing personal insight and professional knowledge to our discussion! You might notice some choppiness throughout this episode. To protect our guest’s […]

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Episode 92 – (The) Children of Men

Welcome to episode 92, in which we discuss (The) Children of Men—PD James’ novel and Alfonso Cuaron’s film. It’s depressing. To get right to the Children of Men talk, skip to 00:22:40. Warnings: We cussed. We didn’t meant to, but it happened. Mistakes: Missy says that she and the novel “seriously divulge.” She means “diverge.” […]

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Episode 90 – Jurassic Park

I hope you didn’t just think we were going to talk about how cool dinosaurs are, because it’s time for episode 90, all about the wild world of Jurassic Park. We’re talking about gender, capitalism, good and bad reproduction, and fashion! It’s a long one, folks. To get right to the Jurassic Park talk, skip […]

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Bonus Episode – Star Wars: The Last Jedi

It’s time for another round of STAR WARS FEELINGS. This time, we’re chatting about The Last Jedi, heroism, legacies, and why Rose Tico is the greatest.

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Episode 39 – Our Favorite (and Least Favorite) Tropes

We’re back with episode 39, discussing our favorite and least favorite tropes. Tropes are not inherently bad, and can in fact be quite good, and we’re sharing the story features that are most likely to make us sit up and listen. Topics include sneaking into fancy balls, what Soylent Green is, the relative attractiveness of […]

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Bonus Episode: Interview with Hannah Flynn of Failbetter Games

We’re back with a special bonus episode featuring Hannah Flynn of Failbetter Games! Missy and Hannah discuss the world of Fallen London and Sunless Sea, the resources available to aspiring—but let’s stop using that word!—games writers, and how to make the gaming industry a more inclusive place. Check it out, and if you check out Fallen London, be sure you add Missy (superstitions) and Hannah (Hannah Failbetter). We won’t send you boxes of rats. Probably.