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May 22, 2024

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"It’s art. And it makes people happy." Our rom-com expert Bridgette Watson joins us to talk about The Idea of You, and also issues a public apology to Anne Hathway. Also discussed: Murder is Easy, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, and Pokerface
 
 
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The Real Inspiration Behind the Buzzy Boy Band Rom-Com The...


May 15, 2024

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"Sent from my iPhone." Comedian Joanne Tsung joins us to help process our thoughts about the massive hit show Baby Reindeer. Also discussed: The Met Gala, Weekly Home Maintenance, and Bad Cree.
 
 
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Joanne Tsung on Instagram
 
Richard Gadd on the true story behind Baby Reindeer (The...


May 8, 2024

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"Thank you for a funky time." This week Morgan Brayton joins us to talk about the movie Purple Rain and her Prince-obsessed teen years, which included a championship-winning Apollonia tribute air band. Also discussed: high school, air bands, and our differing concepts of time.
 
 
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Morgan Brayton...


May 1, 2024

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"I'm just a girl, standing in front of a boy..." We have Steven Schelling join us to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the blockbuster rom-com Notting Hill starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant...but is it as good as we remember? Also discussed: Robbie Williams, Baby Reindeer, and the Spice Girls. 
 
 
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Apr 24, 2024

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“I'm going to enjoy what I've got as long as it lasts.” This week we talk about The Talented Mr. Ripley with guest star Cynara Geissler and see how the new adaptation stacks up with the old. Also discussed: The Repair Shop, Batman Returns, and Jude Law playing the sax.  
 
 
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Marge Sherwood...