Pop This! Podcast Episode 282: Josie and the Pussycats with Erika Thorkelson
Release Date: 05/19/2021
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Midlife. Feel Good About Feeling Bad (a book containing the essay "Me and Bridget Jones" by Erika Thorkelson)
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Andrea W.: Fanny (documentary)
Andrea G.: Good Girls (Netflix)
Erika: Space Sweepers (Netflix)
Intro bed: "OLPC" by Marco Raaphorst
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