Season 1

March 8, 2023

Bombarded with Testosterone (She's the Man)

This week we dive into She's the Man . We have a hilariously good time going back to 2006 and reveling in the joy that is Amanda Bynes. It brings up way more questions about the gender and sexuality spectrums than we original...

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Nov. 30, 2022

She's Hot, But I Love You (A History of the Sitcom)

This week Rosey is taking us on a whirlwind tour of the history of the sitcom!! Avery's eating it up, and you will too. From Lucy to Rachel, Rosey's got the deets. Next week we're covering the holiday MUST-SEE (which Avery ha...

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Nov. 16, 2022

Let Her Walk (A League of Their Own)

This week we're talking about the 1992 A League of Their Own . It's not perfect, but we're fairly impressed for 1992 (though we wish we'd made more progress by now). No real surprise, these women are badasses on and off the f...

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Nov. 9, 2022

Very Little Hunting (Good Will Hunting)

This week we're diving deep on Good Will Hunting and surprise! Julia's back again to help us tackle it! We've got thoughts on everything from Minnie's casting to the famous therapy scenes. In what we watched, Julia's jumping ...

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Oct. 19, 2022

Those Damn Roombas (Hocus Pocus 1 & 2)

It's spooky season folks! This week we're diving into Hocus Pocus and it's follow-up Hocus Pocus 2 ! We analyze the pros and cons of sequels and wokeness, and wax poetic on how crushable and problematic boys were in the 90s. ...

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Oct. 5, 2022

Ghost Boners (Casper)

This week we're looking at and talking about 1995's Casper. It's an Avery childhood fave and Rosey is skeptical of almost all of it. Our conversation is as kooky as the movie itself. Before that we chat about what we're watch...

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Sept. 21, 2022

If You Can't Kill Him, Just Bounce (Mythic Quest)

This week we're diving into the Apple TV+ original Mythic Quest ! From the minds of the Always Sunny crew, this workplace comedy is one of our faves. We get into all the hijinks, narcissism, unlikeable female characters, and ...

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Sept. 7, 2022

Chill and Still (Genre)

This week we're discussing Genre. Fantasy, True Crime, Rom Com, War...what's your favorite and why? We share listener opinions and our own. On the What We Watched section we discuss fave reality streams, and go tread into som...

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Aug. 4, 2022

Get Mad and Throw Crystals (Hacks S2 & Its Creators)

This week we’re diving into Hacks… again. Season 2 is out and it was so good, we had to revisit the show. This time we also talk about the phenomenal and groundbreaking creators Lucia Aniello & Paul W. Downs. Before that, we ...

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July 6, 2022

Caterpillars are Lone Wolves (A Bug's Life)

This week we’re diving into Pixar’s 1998 A Bug’s Life . It’s still fun and cute and imaginative but as adults we’re also seeing through the cracks. Down the rabbit hole we go as we talk about colonialism, gender, Roe v Wade, ...

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June 22, 2022

Just Don't Get Slashed (Scream)

This week we’re diving into the 1996 critical hit Scream . We’re screaming about it, but not necessarily in delight. Avery, who loved this movie as a youngin, is particularly shocked by her reaction upon rewatch — Rosey as us...

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June 15, 2022

I Hate Your Boots (Hacks)

This week we’re loving HBO Max’s Hacks. We have a crush on this show and all its characters. We dive into the “female of it all”, the beauty of mentorship, the difference between high and low brow living, and the abundance of...

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June 8, 2022

Kissed Her Like A Wooden Board (That Thing You Do!)

This week we're investigating the Tom Hanks baby, and Liv Tyler star vehicle despite almost no lines, That Thing You Do! There's pop music, musician divas, nearly silent women, a magical black man...we've got a lot to talk ab...

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June 1, 2022

Take a Big Whiff (Bring It On)

This week we take a look at Bring it On and for a movie from 2000, we’re pretty impressed. It’s not perfect, but it’s a fun, feminist movie with some badass women feeling no shame. Before diving in, Avery talks about watching...

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May 25, 2022

I Can't Crumb Someone (He's Just Not That Into You)

This week we're holding our nose and diving into 2009's emotionally devastating He's Just Not That Into You . First we chat about what we watched, including Jennifer Anniston's MUCH better turn in The Morning Show. No list th...

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May 11, 2022

Sad Little Puppy Man (The Bourne Identity)

This week we’re talking about one of Avery’s favorites: the 2002 The Bourne Identity . Matt Damon is capable and hot, spoiler alert. Also, we’re convinced this is actually just a romance masquerading as an action movie. Needl...

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May 4, 2022

It's All About Balance (Please Like Me)

This week we’re diving into the delightful, painful, hilarious, beautiful Australian show Please Like Me . We have so much to say about it and its creator Josh Thomas that we recorded the shortest “what we’ve watched” section...

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April 27, 2022

Spontaneous Sex Change (Jurassic Park)

This week we’re diving into the 1993 ground-breaking (and shaking) Jurassic Park. Steven’s very into the traditional American nuclear family, as well as dinos, and we’ve got thoughts! We also discuss what we’ve watched, inclu...

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April 20, 2022

Curiosity Over Judgement (Sex Education)

We’re back! This week we jump into Netflix’s phenomenal, hilarious, and touching (in more ways than one) show Sex Education . We truly can’t recommend it enough as it leads with curiosity over judgement, has wildly impressive...

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April 6, 2022

Ferris, You Scamp (Teen Movies)

This week we going on a wondrous tour of American teen films. From sex comedies to body horror to romantic drama TV dynasties, there’s a lot going on. And we know from experience that these movies can really shape a young imp...

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March 30, 2022

Feminist Crumbs (10 Things I Hate About You)

This week we talk about the 1999 10 Things I Hate About You. As Avery so aptly puts it, “These were the feminist crumbs we subsisted on.” That pretty much sums up how we feel about the plot, but we adore the characters and ge...

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March 23, 2022

You Can Be Both (Miss Congeniality)

This week we talk about the 2000 Sandra Bullock classic Miss Congeniality . We're very confused and conflicted and go on quite a journey. Before that, Avery and Rosey can barely remember what they've been doing but still give...

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March 16, 2022

FROTH feat. a Lovable Rake (Bridgerton)

This week our friend and Bridgerton expert Laura joins us to chat about the shows froth, costumes, takes on race and sex, and possibilities for next season. For what we watched, Rosey gives an update on Abbott Elementary and ...

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March 9, 2022

Consumed by Ego (Birdman)

This week we’re diving into the 2015 Oscar winner Birdman. It’s a look at male ego and we dive into why and if that matters. We also get to flex our film school muscles and talk about the camera work, the score, and the actin...

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March 3, 2022

Irish Dolphins (Titanic)

This week we’re taking on the truly giant Titanic, a creation of the giant personality (and ego) of James Cameron. (1:38) Rosey is watching Love is Blind. (2:50) Mild Spoilers: Why is everyone into Euphoria? (8:54) Avery's wa...

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Feb. 23, 2022

Everyone is So Teen (Lady Bird)

Avery talks about her newest obsession (hint: not what you’d expect) and Rosey talks about the hidden gem Dollface . Then we dive into Greta Gerwig's Oscar nominated Lady Bird . We look at the ever complicated mother/daughte...

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Feb. 16, 2022

Everyone's Pissed About Riff (Jumping the Shark)

This episode contains minor spoilers for Parks and Recreation, One Tree Hill, Friday Night Lights, The Mindy Project, and major spoilers for Archive 81 and Sweet Magnolias (timecode links below) Spoiler alert, Rosey and Avery...

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Feb. 9, 2022

The Patriarchy is Very Withholding (Female Friendship on Screen)

This week we dive into female friendships on screen. But first we update you on what we watched, Avery has a random one for ya and Rosey is still apathetically watching How I Met Your Father . Then Rosey brings us through the...

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Feb. 2, 2022

Loose Children (Licorice Pizza)

On this week’s episode we’re diving into the PT Anderson instant classic Licorice Pizza, only in theaters folks! Only mild spoilers, but we still recommend you go see the movie before you listen to this one. First we catch up...

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Jan. 26, 2022

Find Your People (Web Series)

This week we give an update on what we watched last week (it’s a funky mix), dive into the creation and wonder that is web series from the mid 2000s, and then look at the newest movies added to all streaming services. The web...

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Jan. 19, 2022

Pooh Is Kind Of Dumb (Legally Blonde)

This week we check in on what we’re watching including our obsession with Yellowjackets. Then we dive deep into the 2001 classic Legally Blonde, talking funny things, cringey things, and how fictional stuff ages to become pro...

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Jan. 12, 2022

We Want a Warm Embrace (Finales)

Our deep dive brings us down a winding road of which TV show finales make us feel warm and fuzzy and which ones send us into a rage. We talk about everything from How I Met Your Mother to Supernatural to New Girl to Mad Men ....

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Jan. 5, 2022

Lord Above (The Sex Lives of College Girls)

Instead of letting Omicron’s presence completely drain your mental energy, listen to us light-heartedly discuss our new favorite show The Sex Lives of College Girls . We mix college nostalgia with contemplations of how seeing...

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Dec. 22, 2021

I Cancel Toxic (Feel Good)

For our last episode of 2021, we dive deep into Feel Good but somehow barely scratch the surface. It’s a joyous emotional rollercoaster that we never want to get off. But before we get there, Avery gives an update on The Powe...

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Dec. 15, 2021

Take the Baby to Ikea (Dave)

Welcome back to another episode! First, Rosey discusses her thoughts on the silly Netflix movie A Castle for Christmas , then Avery talks about the very intellectual, nonfictional book Four Lost Cities . But the real focus is...

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Dec. 8, 2021

ILU Bro (I Love You, Man)

It’s a long one, folks, but we’re on fire. Rosey can’t get enough of The Sex Lives of College Girls and Avery has some thoughts on the second season of The Great . Then we wind our way to deep diving into the aughts classic I...

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Nov. 25, 2021

I'll Take Her Sloppy Seconds (Thanksgiving 2021)

Happy short holiday week! This episode we’re talking Thanksgiving TV specials. Whether you celebrate or not, there’s an interesting (we think) discussion about Indigenous voices on TV that definitely checks the “really import...

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Nov. 17, 2021

Depressed Manic Pixie Dream Girls (Kristen Stewart and friends)

Here we go again! We talk Princess Diana because they’re making another movie about her — this time featuring Kristen Stewart. We get into it and then follow Rosey on her journey through the most recent Entertainment Weekly i...

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Nov. 10, 2021

A Crazy Lady and a Great Beard (After School Shows)

Welcome back! Join us for a fun and rambling episode where we share some personal anecdotes, dive into all the shows we’d watch after school in the 00’s, and share our own TV and movie recommendations (instead of looking at ...

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Nov. 3, 2021

I'm a Maid and I Got No Boots (Maid)

This week we dive deep into Netflix’s limited series Maid. It’s truly a deeeep one, but important, and *trigger warning* the conversation details domestic violence and abuse, alcoholism and mental health. We’ll also recap wha...

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Oct. 27, 2021

Trauma Breadcrumbs (Ted Lasso)

Avery and Rosey share how they feel about last week's Top 10 on Netflix, talk about some amusing celeb encounters they had while in LA, and then dive into what mental health looks like in Ted Lasso . Some topics covered: Pira...

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Oct. 19, 2021

Squid Game Really Took It Out of Me (Squid Game)

We can't say "spoiler alert" enough. Avery dives deep into Squid Game after Rosey recaps No One Gets Out Alive . There's some personal updates from us and another look at Netflix's Top 10. Some topics covered: Josef Stalin — ...

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Oct. 6, 2021

Get out of here, Jim Halpert! (Origins)

Welcome to Episode ONE of Really Important Fictional Things THE PODCAST! On our first audio adventure we introduce ourselves and our friendship, explore the evolution of friendships portrayed in teen dramas over the years, an...

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