Two television addicts say "um" way more often than they thought possible, and talk circles around portrayals of gender and sexuality on television and in the media via podcast in an effort to justify the ridiculous amounts of TV they watch.
The Ballad of Lane Kim22/01/2015 Duração: 01h28min
Recorded in November but here now, the hosts catch up on the shows they've been watching since Casey moved to Texas. We get into the nitty gritty of Gilmore Girls, touch on the new season of New Girl, talk some X-Files, Parenthood, and Brooklyn Nine Nine. But mostly Gilmore Girls. Feat. Umami by Blind Lovejoy.
Orphan Blacked Out17/07/2014 Duração: 01h21min
In the penultimate episode, the hosts gush about Orphan Black. Discuss reproductive rights, clone friends, trans and queer representation, and much much more! Opens and closes with "Seasons" by Margy Pepper.
Positive Stoner Butt Twins: Broad City04/06/2014 Duração: 01h17min
The hosts return to sing the praises of Broad City and women in comedy, as well as discuss the meta tension between Broad City and Girls. Tries to find something Includes a revisit of the last episode because we are apparently psychic? Casey is once again a more positive person than Faolan.
Endgame from the Get-Go: Rom Coms on TV22/03/2014 Duração: 01h23min
The hosts return with a fury, following up with their questions about chemistry by talking about the way romantic comedy tropes play out in contemporary sitcoms. With a focus on The Mindy Project, New Girl, and a smattering of others (not all sitcoms), the hosts look at the way television gets to play with tired romcom tropes from the big screen. They also say endgame a lot.
How to Ship a Chemistry Set via Post20/12/2013 Duração: 01h06min
After a hectic life upheaval, the intrepid hosts return for their long-awaited next episode (7? 8? Who remembers at this point?). Join Casey and Faolan as they talk about sexual and romantic chemistry on-screen, (sort of) answering important questions such as: what is it? how do you measure it? who has it? what effect does it have on fans? WHY? Most importantly, Faolán turns into a teenage boy and Casey lets loose her inner lit professor. Some spoilers, sort of?
Monster Mash29/10/2013 Duração: 01h14min
Screen Burn, the Podcast! Spooky, scary. Girls becoming tropes. Tropes becoming shows. The hosts with the most talk supernatural soaps in honor of Halloween. Metaphors and monsters abound. We pitch a show idea. And spoil ~everything.
Sexy Like a Croissant Blog: New Girl03/10/2013 Duração: 01h09min
Our hosts get giddy and giggly about their new favorite show, Fox's New Girl, and examine the five main characters' gender performativity, intertwined sex lives, and the show's treatment of race. Includes spoilers up until 3x03.
Lesbians, Love, and Jumpsuits: Orange Is the New Black11/09/2013 Duração: 59min
After a long hiatus, our intrepid hosts tackle women in the prison system through the eyes of Orange Is the New Black, talking about representation, resentment, and revolution. There are a few minor discussions of rape, so there is a general trigger warning. Also, spoilers for season 1 of OITNB and minor spoilers for Friday Night Lights (s3) and New Girl (s1-2).
Another Deviation: Welcome to Rowe Vale19/08/2013 Duração: 07min
While at "camp," Faolan and some of their teenaged campers listened to Welcome to Night Vale a lot and decided to make an fancast of their own based on camp. Thus, Welcome to Rowe Vale was born.
Is This Real Life, or Is It Just TV?09/08/2013 Duração: 01h11min
A blast from the past: an off-format episode recorded in mid-July, released now for your listening pleasure. The hosts discuss how TV impacted their conceptions of love, relationships, sex, and gender. Lots of motorcycles passed by, also.
Her?!?! Mae Whitman22/07/2013 Duração: 57min
The hosts discuss the woman behind Ann Veal (Arrested Development), Katara (Avatar: The Last Airbender), Amber Holt (Parenthood), Mary-Elizabeth (Perks of Being a Wallflower), and Grace (State of Grace). Faolan has a cold, and there's a surprise at the end. Spoilers for s4 of AD, all of AtLA, and s1 of Parenthood.
Sterling Cooper Draper Crawley19/06/2013 Duração: 01h18min
The hosts get historical and talk about sex and gender politics in Mad Men (seasons 1-5) and Downton Abbey (not including the 2012 Christmas Special). Be prepared from some Thomas-Sal action, historical pandering, and a heartfelt defense of Betty Draper. Minor spoiler for The Fall (2013).
Lady Friendships: Women and Community15/06/2013 Duração: 01h08min
Join the hosts as they experiment and examine women, friendship, and gender expression in the sitcom "Community". The episode has a general spoiler warning for all four seasons of "Community," and towards the end a major spoiler for MTV's "Awkard" (3x07).