Episodes

May 10, 2023

School of Rock w. Jamie Loftus

“Don't let the man bring you down!” Hot Dog Correspondent Jamie Loftus joins Sarah and special guest host Miranda to talk School of Rock.

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May 3, 2023

Postcards from the Edge w. Sam Pancake

"I'm not a box, I don't have sides. This is it, one side fits all!" We and our pal Sam Pancake gear up for Mother's Day season with Postcards from the Edge.

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April 27, 2023

Look Who's Talking Now w. Miranda Zickler

"Most little girls are obsessed with ponies and mermaids, not big sweaty men making jump shots." We look at who's talking now, and talk Look Who's Talking Now, with the wonderful Miranda Zickler.

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April 19, 2023

Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999) w. Sooz Kempner

"Mom always says, 'don't ever eat nothin' that can carry its house around with it. Who knows the last time it's been cleaned.'" We and the wonderful Sooz Kempner enter Mount Rose American Teen Princess and talk Drop Dead Gorgeous!

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April 12, 2023

Ever After (1998) w. Amanda Wong

A bird may love a fish, signore, but where will they live? We talk commie tomboys, Daddy da Vinci and Ever After with the wonderful Amanda Wong!

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April 5, 2023

Babe (1995) w. Caroline O'Donoghue

In which, for a fleeting moment, something passed between us. A faint sense of some common destiny. Join us as we talk Babe with the wondrous Caroline O'Donoghue!

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March 29, 2023

Swing Kids (1993) w. Carolyn Kendrick

It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing! We try to figure out who Swing Kids was for, and we tackle some of the existential questions it poses along the way, with Carolyn Kendrick.

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March 22, 2023

Under Siege w. Josh Gondelman

Do we look like we need psychological evaluations? We go Under Siege and try like hell to find its emotional core with our pal Josh Gondelman.

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March 16, 2023

Everything Everywhere All at Once w. MariNaomi

The only thing we know is we have to be kind! In which we go into the multiverse with MariNaomi and explore our love for Everything Everywhere All at Once.

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March 8, 2023

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit w. Lynne Childress

“You don’t need to bite the donut to know it’s sweet.” In which we get BACK IN THE HABIT and talk Sister Act 2 with the wonderful Lynne Childress!

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March 2, 2023

Waiting for Guffman w. Woody Shticks

Grab your Remains of the Day lunchboxes and join us down at the Dairy Queen! We're talking Waiting for Guffman with the wondrous Woody Shticks!

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Feb. 22, 2023

Rosemary's Baby w. Sarah Archer!

"This is no dream, this is really happening!" In which we dissect the terror of Rosemary's Baby, on screen and off, with our pal Sarah Archer.

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Feb. 15, 2023

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind w. Rain DeGrey

Every podcast should be informed that "Constantly talking isn't necessarily communicating" at least once in its existence! We discuss pain, sorrow, hope and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind with the tremendous Rain DeGrey!

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Feb. 8, 2023

Amadeus w. Maryanna Aster

We speak for all mediocrities in the world! We are their champions! We are their patron saints! We talk talent, aspiration, jealousy, Amadeus and so much more with the wondrous Maryanna Aster!

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Feb. 1, 2023

The Dead Zone page to screen

“We all do what we can, and it has to be good enough, and if it isn't good enough, it has to do.” In which Sarah and Alex discuss one of King's greatest books and one of Cronenberg's least gory …

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Jan. 25, 2023

The Devil Wears Prada w. Eve Lindley

“All right everyone! Gird your loins.” We're talking fashion, feelings and The Devil Wears Prada with our great friend Eve Lindley!

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Jan. 18, 2023

Moonlight w. Ryan Ken

“You remember the last time I saw you?” We go deep into the ocean of Moonlight feels with the incomparable Ryan Ken.

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Jan. 11, 2023

Newsies w. Claire Comstock-Gay

“Baby born with two heads. Must be from Brooklyn.” This week, Carolyn and Sarah open the gates and seize the day, exploring 1899 New York and the joys of Newsies—from Bottle Alley to the harbor—with the wonderful Claire Comstock-Gay.

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Jan. 5, 2023

Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II, Hallmark Holidays and more w. American…

We're taking this week off (and will be back next week with Newsies!) In the meantime we hope you'll enjoy this conversation we had about the intersection of horror, holiday movies, queerness, subtext and much, much more with...

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Dec. 28, 2022

Ghostbusters 2 w. Candace Jane Opper

"One time, I turned into a dog and they helped me." We celebrate the coming New Year with Candace Opper, the Statue of Liberty as Godzilla and the 20th Century's greatest movie about art restoration Ghostbusters II.

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Dec. 21, 2022

Gremlins w. Jill Krajewski

“They’re watching Snow White. And they love it.” In which we get wet and eat after midnight with our wonderful pal Jill Krajewski.

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Dec. 21, 2022

While You Were Sleeping (1995) w. Laura Lippman

“These mashed potatoes are so creamy.” In which we get into romantic coma shenanigans with greatest person alive, Laura Lippman.

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Dec. 14, 2022

Die Hard w. Rax King

Bubby! Business is business! You use a gun, we use a fountain pen! What's the difference? In which we get into the nitty gritty of Die Hard with the tremendous Rax King.

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Dec. 7, 2022

The Santa Clause (1994) w. Siri Dahl

To paraphrase the great Danny Gonzalez, "We wanna be Santa Clause. So we're gonna kill Santa Claus. When we hear those reindeer paws; we're gonna break the law." We explore our many The Santa Clause feels with the wonderful Siri …

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