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Where does Marry Me rank in the pantheon of J-Lo rom-coms? | Episode 332

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Release Date: 06/01/2022

Encore presentation of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants with Dannielle Piper | Episode 342 show art Encore presentation of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants with Dannielle Piper | Episode 342

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Summer is here and we are moving to a holiday schedule! This means that from now until the end of September we'll be alternating between classics from the vaults and new episodes every week.   The summer heat has inspired us to hit replay on our 2018 recording with journalist Dannielle Piper about the classic vacation movie The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants in which Rory Gilmore travels to Greece! We hope you enjoy it and we'll see you next week with a new episode.   Summary:   "Pants equal love." Journalist Dannielle Piper joins us to talk out her feelings about the...

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The Marvelous Ms. Marvel | Episode 341 show art The Marvelous Ms. Marvel | Episode 341

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Summary:   "Tooth butter." This week we talk about our new favourite superhero: Ms. Marvel. Also discussed: Five Little Indians, the music of Ombiigizi, and the proper way to eat a croissant (according to Lisa).      Show notes:   (Scandi Kitchen)   Recommendations:  Andrea G.:  Sewn Back Together by (music)   Andrea W.:  Westworld, Season 4 (TV)   Lisa: by Michelle Good (book)   Music credits: "Electrodoodle" by Kevin MacLeod From: Licensed under   Theme song "Pyro Flow" by Kevin Macleod From: Licensed...

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Everything Everywhere All At Once: you'll probably need to watch it twice | Episode 340 show art Everything Everywhere All At Once: you'll probably need to watch it twice | Episode 340

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Summary:   "Nothing matters." This week we have our minds blown by the spectacular film Everything Everywhere All At Once. Also discussed: caftans, Lizzo's new album, and Yuzuru Hanyu's retirement.      Show notes:   (BBC)   ‘ (Deadline)   Recommendations:  Andrea G.: a.k.a. the best figure skating performance in the history of the sport (YouTube)   Andrea W.:  Special by Lizzo (music)     Lisa: (NYTimes)   Music credits: "Electrodoodle" by Kevin MacLeod From: Licensed under   Theme song "Pyro Flow" by...

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Two of us really loved Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar | Episode 339 show art Two of us really loved Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar | Episode 339

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Summary:   "Shrimp Queen." This week we talk about the weird and wacky Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar and agree that it's a movie made to appeal to a select few. Also discussed: favourite bags, the new Iron Chef, and Jennifer Grey's new book Out of the Corner.      Show notes:   (accessories)   Recommendations:  Andrea G.:  Iron Chef: Quest For An Iron Legend  (Netflix)   Andrea W.:  Out of the Corner by Jennifer Grey (book/audiobook)   Lisa: (note cards)     Music credits: "Electrodoodle" by Kevin MacLeod From: ...

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Morgan Brayton is back with us for Season 2 of Hacks  | Episode 338 show art Morgan Brayton is back with us for Season 2 of Hacks | Episode 338

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Summary:   "You're as selfish and cruel as I am." We've invited Morgan Brayton back on the podcast to talk about how much we love season 2 of Hacks and she is ready for it. Also discussed: How to Keep House While Drowning, Son of Elsewhere, and outdoor freezers.        Show notes:   (The Guardian)    Recommendations:  Andrea G.:  This is Going to Hurt (Sundance TV)    Andrea W.:   by Elamin Abdelmahmoud (book)   Lisa: Stranger Things, Season 4, Vol. 2 (Netflix)     Morgan: by KC Davis (book)    Music...

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We watch Fire Island with Steven Schelling | Episode 337 show art We watch Fire Island with Steven Schelling | Episode 337

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Summary:   "In and out." Resident gadabout Steven Schelling is back and ready to give us his thoughts on the new rom-com Fire Island. Also discussed: Inside No. 9, falconry, and Steven's passion for the music of Kelly Rowland.     Show notes:   Steven Schelling on   (Hollywood Reporter)   Recommendations:  Andrea G.:  (swimwear)   Andrea W.:  Inside No. 9 (TV)    Lisa: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins (book)   Steven: Kelly Rowland (music)   Music credits: "Electrodoodle" by Kevin MacLeod From: ...

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Monsoon Wedding is everything we need in a movie | Episode 336 show art Monsoon Wedding is everything we need in a movie | Episode 336

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Summary:   "The peacocks are not dancing." We end the Pop This! wedding season on a high note with Mira Nair's joyful and cathartic Monsoon Wedding. Also discussed: Buffy Sainte Marie's new children's book, the new Stars album, and Countess Luann's Cabaret tour.      Show notes:         Recommendations:  Andrea G.:  (Vancouver food truck)   Andrea W.:   by Buffy Sainte-Marie, Illustrated by Buffy Sainte-Marie and Michelle Alynn Clement (book); (podcast)   Lisa:  Capelton Hill by Stars (music)   Music credits: ...

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Is the Wedding Singer still a funny movie? | Episode 335 show art Is the Wedding Singer still a funny movie? | Episode 335

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Summary:   "Church tongue." Cynara Geissler is back on the podcast with us this week to talk about one of her all-time favourite rom-coms: The Wedding Singer. Also discussed: Ziwe, Ms. Marvel, and the internet's advice about how long you should wear underwear.    Show notes:   (Shape)    (RogerEbert.com)   Recommendations:  Andrea G.:  Halftime (Jennifer Lopez documentary on Netflix)    Andrea W.:  Ms. Marvel (Disney+)   Lisa: Stranger Things, Season 4 (Netflix)    Cynara: Ziwe (Crave) Music credits: ...

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Father of the Bride: Was 1991 So Long Ago?| Episode 334 show art Father of the Bride: Was 1991 So Long Ago?| Episode 334

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Summary:   "Welcome to the nineties." After a rough beginning to wedding month, we continue on our merry way and watch the 1991 movie Father of the Bride. Also discussed: Father of the Bride 2, Father of the Bride 3 (ish), and the upcoming 2022 film Father of the Bride.     Show notes:       (YouTube)   Recommendations:  Andrea G.:  (online store)    Andrea W.:  Hacks, Season 2 (Crave)     Lisa:  (live show)   Music credits: "Electrodoodle" by Kevin MacLeod From: Licensed under   Theme song...

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Destination Wedding: the anti-romcom we maybe didn't need | Episode 333 show art Destination Wedding: the anti-romcom we maybe didn't need | Episode 333

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Summary:   "Spilled airplane wine on someone's crotch." Wedding month takes a dark turn this week as we watch the anti-romcom Destination Wedding starring Keanu Reeves and Wynona Ryder. Also discussed: Madonna Inn, The Kids in the Hall, and a new book about Tegan and Sara.   Show notes:              Recommendations:  Andrea G.:  The Kids in The Hall (Amazon)    Andrea W.:  (book)   Lisa: Obi-Wan Kenobi (Disney)   Music credits: "Electrodoodle" by Kevin MacLeod From: Licensed under   Theme song...

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"Love is about sacrifice and the day-to-day." This week we're discussing Jennifer Lopez's return to the rom-com genre with her latest film Marry Me. Also discussed: Bennifer, Newcomers podcast, and our tentative steps towards summer.
 
 
Recommendations: 
Andrea G.:  Newcomers with Nicole Byer and Lauren Lapkis (podcast)
 
Andrea W.:  Outside Child by Allison Russell (music)    
 
Lisa:  The Copenhagen Trilogy: Childhood,  Youth, Dependency by Tove Ditlevsen (book) 
 

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"Electrodoodle" by Kevin MacLeod
 
Theme song "Pyro Flow" by Kevin Macleod
"Vivacity" by Kevin MacLeod
 
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Lisa Christiansen is a broadcaster, journalist and longtime metal head. Andrea Warner is a music critic, author and former horoscopes columnist. Andrea Gin is a producer and an avid figure skating fan.

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