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Episode 159 – Twilight

Join us on this trip down memory lane and into the forests of Forks as we examine Twilight, the enormously loved and extremely reviled YA vampire series!

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WWBUT 57 – Cage-Free Folk Horror

Hope you’re ready for some mood ping-pong this week as we both consumed very different kinds of media. Only God can judge us (especially Missy).

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Episode 158 – James Bond – Sean Connery

We’re taking a closer look at the James Bond film franchise, and more specifically the early Sean Connery days. What kind of cultural context gave birth to these films? Is real-world espionage a factor or nah?

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WWBUT 56 – Bumping and Grinding

We’re sorry, we just cannot stop talking about spicy topics! In this case, it’s sexual chemistry, Dirty Dancing, and (in non-spicy content), Cruella.

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Episode 157 – Infinity Train

Sometimes you just have to get on a surrealist train to learn more about empathy, and that’s just a fact. We’re talking about Infinity Train, an animated series about growth, opportunity, tragedy, and a cat with cool outfits!

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WWBUT 55 – Spice Rating

Wow, what a wholesome time we’re having! Absolutely nothing untoward happens in this episode!

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Episode 156 – The Vampire Diaries S. 1-4

Brooding boys, lots of blood, and the peak of 2009 fashion—it’s time to take a closer look at seasons 1 – 4 of The Vampire Diaries.

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WWBUT 54 – She Plays a Helicopter

It’s time for Missy to wax poetic about Carmen Maria Machado again, for Merri to talk about knife girls, and for the two of us to sigh fondly over how much Cardan Greenbriar is a wife guy (change my mind).

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Episode 155 – The Subtle Knife

We hope you like Keats, because he’s back for another round. We’re talking about Philip Pullman’s The Subtle Knife, the second book in the His Dark Materials series!

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WWBUT 53 – The Sexy Flight Attendant Musical

It’s time for jazz, a long discussion of YA fiction, and Val Kilmer.