For our very first live show and second installment of LIT(erature) Summer, we explore the lasting cultural influence of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, from The Lion King, to Star Wars, to Jordan Peele's Us, and more! We also delve a little into Shakespeare's life, Hamlet's major themes, and how much Erin loves the play and Rhonda hates it. … Continue reading Episode 9: Hamlet LIVE! – LIT(erature) Summer
We are going full-on Hallmark Channel in this Christmas movie Geek Out episode! We look into what makes a movie a Christmas movie, what we consider the "classics," and which ones you should never watch, plus we write our own movie to pitch to Hallmark. God Bless us Everyone! (Don't forget about our live … Continue reading BONUS! Geek Out: Christmas in July
Welcome to LIT(erature) Summer! This is the first installment of our three-episode summer series looking at the lasting cultural impact of classic literature works. Jane Austen's most famous novel has influenced modern pop culture in a myriad of ways, from its many popular film, TV, and other media adaptations, to current popular fiction, to … Continue reading Episode 8: Pride & Prejudice – LIT(erature) Summer
Totally spontaneous commentary track in anticipation of our first LIT(erature) Summer episode, Pride & Prejudice. We know you want to hear all our P&P thoughts, from the gorgeous score, to all the men's sideburns, to the strangely high number of hams, to Keira Knightley's perfect fringe. Stream the movie here or buy the DVD here.
Learn about our upcoming Live Show, our Summer Special Edition Series, and More! Our live Hamlet episode will be at King's Books in Tacoma on Saturday, July 20th at 7 p.m. Admission is free, and we encourage listeners to come early to do some shopping before the show! We've remastered our Wonder Woman episode! Check … Continue reading ANNOUNCEMENTS! Summer Series, Live Show, and More!
Hope you've had your elevenses because we are travelling through Middle Earth this month, with our friend Rebecca and the Fellowship of the Ring! ...and The Two Towers, and The Return of the King... We look at how Tolkien was influenced by his experience in WWI, his Catholic Faith, and mythology, as well as the … Continue reading Episode 7: The Lord of the Rings
High School is Hell. Our discussion of Buffy's Pop DNA explores the roots of vampire legends and literature, the show's psychology and social commentary, and connections to our literary BFF, William Shakespeare. I officially have no more words. I slay all day. Listen on Spotify, iTunes, and Google, and check out the links below: The … Continue reading Episode 6: Buffy the Vampire Slayer