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Episode 112: Beetlejuice: Does it Hold up?

Lez Geek Out!cast

Release Date: 10/15/2021

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Episode 112: Beetlejuice: Does it Hold up? show art Episode 112: Beetlejuice: Does it Hold up?

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Andi and Lise discuss the 1988 Tim Burton film Beetlejuice, which has become somewhat of a cult [Halloween-ish] classic. They both agree that watching it again in current contexts made them re-think a few things and appreciate a few others, and both think this could be a candidate for a re-boot – as long as Tim Burton does... Continue Reading →

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Andi and Lise discuss the 1988 Tim Burton film Beetlejuice, which has become somewhat of a cult [Halloween-ish] classic. They both agree that watching it again in current contexts made them re-think a few things and appreciate a few others, and both think this could be a candidate for a re-boot – as long as Tim Burton does it.  

Beetlejuice original trailer 

Beetlejuice IMDB page 

Oingo Boingo’s “Dead Man’s Party” 

Shout-outs: Andi shouts out Lise for getting her writing projects done! YAY! 

Happy early Halloween, all – Lise and Andi will not be live for the next show, but we’ll load up a Halloween show from the vault and be back in November with more happy fun times!