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Episode 23 – Naked for No Reason: A Comparison of Cyrano de Bergerac and Roxanne

Rachel ropes Jen into watching a modernized version of their favorite play of all time. While comparing the 80s movie Roxanne to Cyrano de Bergerac (the play on which it was based), they touch on

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Episode 20 – They Don’t Have Lips!: A Discusson About The Last Hour of Gann by R. Lee Smith

Jen and Rachel return from their hiatus, and are ready to usher in a new era of peace and chillness with a conversation about one of their all-time favorite books, The Last Hour of Gann

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Episode 12 – Some Other Fun Anatomy: A Discussion About Ice Planet Barbarians by Ruby Dixion

Jen and Rachel prepare for winter by reading an icy sci-fi alien romance novel that they both genuinely love. As they summarize the story, they focus on some of the things that make the book

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Episode 11 – First Sexing: A Conversation About Champion by Fabio

Rachel and Jen venture once more into the world of romance, and discuss a book by Fabio, the pinnacle of all romance heroes. They get distracted by the purpose of fantasy elements, misogynist alpha-hole heroes,

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Episode 9 – It Was a Rough Saturday: A Comparison of Rosemary’s Baby and Annabelle

Rachel and Jen celebrate Halloween by comparing two horror movies: the classic Rosemary’s Baby and Blumhouse’s Annabelle. Topics discussed include the isolation of being a housewife, how cinematic framing affects tone, the dismissal of women

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Episode 5 – Dark, Sad, Lonely: A Comparison of The Lego Batman Movie and Holy Musical B@man

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

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Episode 3 – Three Mummies Walk Into a Bar: A Cross-Analysis of all Three Universal Mummy Movies

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

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Episode 2 – Regular Old Finger Sucking: A Conversation About “Harlots”

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

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