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Episode 98 – The Nightmare Before Christmas

Welcome to Episode 98! We’re talking about The Nightmare Before Christmas, a favorite childhood film for both of us. Us being us, we’re talking about commercialization, subversion, children’s media, and racism. And yes, there is the smallest bit of self-conscious singing.  If you want to get right to The Nightmare Before Christmas talk, skip ahead […]

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*REUPLOAD* Episode 94 – Bobs Burgers s. 5 – 8

Welcome to episode 94, in which we discuss seasons five through eight—well, we try. It turns out that’s a LOT of TV to watch in a short period of time, which spurs on another conversation for us about how we consume media. To get right to the Bob’s Burgers talk, skip to 00:30:00. What Missy’s […]

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Episode 94 – Bobs Burgers S. 5 – 8

Welcome to episode 94, in which we discuss seasons five through eight—well, we try. It turns out that’s a LOT of TV to watch in a short period of time, which spurs on another conversation for us about how we consume media. To get right to the Bob’s Burgers talk, skip to 00:30:00. What Missy’s […]

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Episode 44 – Archie Comics

We’re back with episode 44, chatting about Archie, Betty, Veronica, and the various other denizens of Riverdale and Archie Comics. It’s Merri’s first introduction to the franchise that isn’t a classic TV show or movie! Missy gets to endlessly quote Josie and the Pussycats! We go off on Betty and Veronica #1! What more could you want?

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Episode 43 – Gatekeeping

We’re back with episode 43, discussing gatekeeping. What is it? Why does it happen? Are we immune to it? How does this tie into current geeky events? Also, a long and ridiculous intro full of weird jokes.

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Episode 41 – AI

We’re back with episode 42, discussing AI, specifically of the female or female-coded variety. Topics include the films Her and Ex Machina, and the comic Alex + Ada by Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn, how those stories are in conversation with one another, what gender has to do with robots, and whether artificial intelligence is even that great of an idea, anyway. Special thanks to our friend Stephani for the donuts. Oh, and her intelligent conversation.