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Jun 6, 2018


"Tim Sims." This week we kick off Bride Month with one of the most anti-wedding wedding films of all time: Muriel's Wedding. Also discussed: A Little Life, Jennifer Castle and axe throwing.

Show notes:

Muriel's Wedding trailer

Erica Jong quotes

Enchanted April trailer

Muriel's Wedding is a feminist masterpiece and more relevant than ever

Changing the ending of Muriel's Wedding was a betrayal of its feminist spirit


Andrea: Jennifer Castle (music)

Lisa: A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara (book). (Yes, we know this is the 3rd time!)

Music credits:

"Back to the '90s" by Douglas Mulvey aka D-REX
From Free Music Archive
CC BY 4.0

Theme song "Pyro Flow" by Kevin Macleod

Intro bed:"OLPC" by Marco Raaphorst
From Free Music Archive

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Lisa Christiansen is a broadcaster, journalist and longtime metal head. Andrea Warner is a music critic, author and former horoscopes columnist.

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