Dec. 8, 2021

Jingle All the Way with B.J. Colangelo

You can’t bench press your way out of this one! Join our favorite Minnesota dad, Arnold Schwarzenegger, for a race against Christmas and straight into the maw of late capitalism. We talk Jingle All the Way with B.J. Colangelo!

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Dec. 1, 2021

Little Women (1994) w. Jamie Loftus

“If lack of attention to personal finances is a mark of refinement, then the Marches must be the most elegant family in Concord.” We love on Little Women (1994) so hard with the great Jamie Loftus!You can find Jamie on …

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Nov. 24, 2021

Raising Arizona

This Thanksgiving, join HI, Ed, Nathan Jr., Sarah and Alex on a race across the desert to find the true meaning of family. We’re going to land not too far away, where all parents are strong and wise and capable, …

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Nov. 17, 2021

Thor: Ragnarok w. Fangirl Jeanne

Piss off, ghost! This week Fangirl Jeanne shows us that Asgard isn’t a place, it’s a people, as we discuss Thor: Ragnarok. Petulant Batman, Lois Lane, and Tevye the Milkman also appear.You can find Jeanne on Twitter!

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Nov. 10, 2021

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again w. Joy Hui Lin

Be still my beating vagina. We have a good cry whilst discussing ABBA, parents dying, and the orgy of jukebox musical dads that is Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. We're joined by the fabulous Joy Hui Lin.You can find …

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Nov. 3, 2021

Jurassic Park w. Candace Jane Opper

Hold on to your butts! Chaos reigns and life finds a way in this conversation about dinosaurs, feelings and Jurassic Park. We're joined by the marvelous Candace Jane Opper! You can find Candace on Twitter and right here on the …

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Oct. 27, 2021

Hocus Pocus w. Mara Wilson

Why would the master give us candy? We talk Hocus Pocus—one of the horniest, hardest-going, virginity-obsessed Disney movies of all time—with our pal Mara Wilson. You can find Mara here: Twitter and on Substack.

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Oct. 20, 2021

The Lost Boys

Thou shall not killllllll. Join us as we heap loads of love upon Joel Schumacher, Corey Haim, and the classic orgy of style and delight that is The Lost Boys.The Music of You Are Good: Vol I can be found …

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Oct. 13, 2021

The Rocky Horror Picture Show w. Chelsey Weber-Smith of American Hyst…

NEW EPISODE! It's just a jump to the left! Let's The Rocky Horror Picture Show [and do the Time Warp] with the fabulous Chelsey Weber-Smith of American Hysteria!You can find Chelsey / American Hysteria here: Twitter and on the Information …

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Oct. 6, 2021

Little Shop of Horrors (1986) w. Dana Schwartz

Does this look inanimate to you, punk? Let's talk about Little Shop of Horrors with the fabulous Dana Schwartz! You can find Dana here: Twitter and on the Information Super Highway. You can pre-order Dana's book Anatomy here!

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Sept. 29, 2021

The Big Chill w. Olivia Giovetti

We took a secret vote. We're not leaving. We're never leaving. Let’s talk grief, joy, gallows humor and The Big Chill with Olivia Giovetti.You can find Olivia online here. You can find Olivia on Twitter here.Order The Music of You …

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Sept. 22, 2021

Pump Up the Volume w. Zoe Whittall

As a wise teenaged pirate radio DJ once said, "Feeling screwed up at a screwed up time in a screwed up place does not necessarily make you screwed up." Join us as we talk hard about Pump Up the Volume …

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Sept. 15, 2021

Dead Poets Society w. Emily Edwards of Fu*kbois of Literature

Come with us, o captain, my captain, as we roll around in a pile of autumnal Dead Poets Society feels with Emily Edwards of Fuckbois of Literature.You can find Emily on Twitter here.We made a playlist to accompany this episode!

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Sept. 8, 2021

Hairspray (1988) w. Aubrey Gordon

Our little Tracy is a clean teen! Join us for some big time slumber party vibes with us, our great pal Aubrey Gordon, and Hairspray! You can find Aubrey over at Maintenance Phase, and you can find Aubrey's book here!

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Sept. 1, 2021

Legally Blonde (2001) w. Alyssa Songsiridej

We’ll show you how valuable Elle Woods can be. Join us and rejoice in all things Legally Blonde (2001) with our wonderful pal Alyssa Songsiridej. You can find Alyssa on THE INTERNET here! Her first novel, Little Rabbit, is forthcoming …

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Aug. 25, 2021

Heavyweights (1995) w. Carmen Maria Machado

Hi, hi, hiya! We head to Camp Hope and talk Heavyweights (1995) with our pal Carmen Maria Machado You can find Carmen here! We made a playlist to accompany this episode! It's comprised of songs that come to mind when …

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Aug. 18, 2021

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre w. Brad Bannon

Our family's always been in meat. Join us and our pal Brad Bannon for a conversation about The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. Whether you're an avid fan or a person who will never see this movie, we assure this episode …

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Aug. 11, 2021

Mission: Impossible w. Nicholas Russell

You've never seen us very upset! Join us as we deconstruct the ocean of daddy issues in Mission: Impossible with Nicholas Russell.You can find Nicholas online here! And on Twitter here! We made a playlist to accompany this episode!

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Aug. 4, 2021

Birds of Prey w. JV Hampton-VanSant

Hello! My name is Harley Quinn. You killed my sandwich. Prepare to die. Let's talk Birds of Prey with the delightful JV Hampton-VanSant! You can find JV on Twitter here. You can find JV's audio sequel to Birds of Prey …

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July 28, 2021

Sleepless in Seattle w. Jeffrey Cranor

What is tiramisu? You’ll see. We talk about the 1993 Nora Ephron parasocial romantic comedy classic with Jeffrey Cranor. You can find Jeffrey on Twitter here. You can find all things Night Vale here. You can find Jeffrey's forthcoming novel …

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July 14, 2021

The Parent Trap [1998] w. Isa Burke

Who are you, Robert De Niro? Yes, we are talking to you... about The Parent Trap [1998]. Join us as we head to camp, celebrate Lindsay, and crush on Chessy with Isa Burke [of Lula Wiles]! You can find is …

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July 7, 2021

Fly Away Home w. Ilana Masad

If nary a goose is seen, the development shall beguine! In which we grieve by literally becoming Mother Goose. We get into the marshy weeds of Fly Away Home with the tremendous Ilana Masad. You can find Ilana on Twitter …

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June 30, 2021

The Perfect Storm w. Brianna Bowman King

Danny Ocean is married to the sea. This week we talk about fisheries, late capitalism’s guilty love letters to the American worker, and Linda Greenlaw with Brianna Bowman King. Also, the surprising origin story of the Filet-O-Fish.

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June 23, 2021

The Mummy [1999] w. Neeraja Viswanathan

We dream about dead guys, and all the daddies in The Mummy [1999], with Neeraja Viswanathan. You can find Neeraja on Twitter here, and you can find Neeraja's writing on mystery movies here. We made a playlist to accompany this …

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