Rachel and Jen talk about the similarities between The Lego Batman Movie and Holy Musical B@man. Topics include the best logical way to parody a character, how fans’ opinions can affect media, low-hanging fruit… and trying their best not to just sing the entire time.
They’re back with a new name, and some mild technical difficulties with the intro and outro audio!
Jen and Rachel discuss the supernatural romance novel Fire in His Blood, which happens to be written by one of Rachel’s favorite authors, Ruby Dixon! Topics include the role of women in post-apocalyptic media, new interpretations of old tropes, and the reproductive anatomy of dragons.
Please note, this episode is NSFW, due to aforementioned dragon genitalia. And as always, caution: there be spoilers.
Rachel and Jen compare the heroes, the heroines, and the mummies from the 1932, 1999, and 2017 versions of The Mummy. Including discussions of villains with complex motives, inaccurate depictions of ancient Egypt, sexist portrayals of female characters, dumpster fires, and shitty interns.
Includes spoilers for all three movies.
Jen and Rachel talk about the first season of the Hulu original series, Harlots. Topics include (but are not limited to) the role of women in history, the fight for power, regaining agency, and eating pomegranate seeds.
First half is spoiler free, second half is spoiler filled.
Rachel and Jen discuss Rumpelstiltskin/Mr. Gold from Once Upon a Time regarding themes of possession and character alignment, and try to get to the root of the most pressing question of all: Why are they so attracted to him?
Mild spoilers for season one.