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Jan 2, 2019

"Have you ever cried naked sitting in the shower?" This week we revisit the American baby boomer comedy-drama the Big Chill on its 35th anniversary. Also discussed: the weird short-shorts men wore in the '80s, capitalism and the plausibility of swamp sex.
Show notes:
What the movies taught me about being a woman (New York Times)
'If Bobbie Talks, I'm Finished: How Les Moonves Tried To Silence an Accuser (New York Times)
Big Chill trailer
Kevin Kline's shorts in the Big Chill
Jeff Goldblum screencap in the Big Chill
In 'The Big Chill', Cynicism is the Illusion (Pop Matters)
Shag movie trailer
Phoebe Cates IMDb
Dumplin' trailer
Andrea: Respectfulchild (music)
Lisa: Norseman (Netflix)
Music credits:
"Flutterbee" by Podington Bear
From Free Music Archive
CC BY 3.0
Theme song "Pyro Flow" by Kevin Macleod

Intro bed:"OLPC" by Marco Raaphorst
Courtesy of 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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