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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.

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Episode 147 – Hannibal

Do you love gothic, blood-soaked romance, queer theory, aestheticism and lustfully eating birds? Join us as we take a look at NBC’s Hannibal!

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WWBUT 45 – Eating People Really is a Bad Thing to Do

What a delight it is to be recording a normal-sized episode with a normal amount of things in it. So what have we been up to?

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Episode 146 – The Witch

We’re talking about the Witch, including the history of Calvinism, the appeal of witches, and whether the film’s ending is empowering or not!

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WWBUT 44 – Justice for the Elves

Welcome to 2021, an arbitrary flipping of the calendar that we still hope will bring us more joy than the dumpster fire we just experienced.

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Episode 145 – Bring it On

Bring it On brought us many iconic, quotable lines, plus a surprisingly nuanced example of cultural appropriation and the issue of white guilt.