Pop This! Podcast Episode 282: Josie and the Pussycats with Erika Thorkelson
Release Date: 05/19/2021
Summary: “To the monsters, we are the monsters.” This week we take a deep breath, hit play on Station Eleven, and contemplate a post-apocalyptic future that seems a little too real. Also discussed: Only Murders in the Building, Koto: The Last Service, and Severance by Ling Ma Show notes: (The Ringer) Recommendations: Andrea G.: (short film) Andrea W.: Only Murders in the Building (TV) Lisa: Severance by Ling Ma (book) Music credits: "Electrodoodle" by Kevin MacLeod From: Licensed under ...info_outline Maid in Manhattan | Episode 312
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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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