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Nov 20, 2019

This week we invite comedian Katie-Ellen Humphries on the podcast to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the cult classic Drop Dead Gorgeous, a movie both Andrea and Lisa have somehow never seen until now. Also discussed: Pamela Des Barres, open water swimming and Ronan Farrow.
Show notes:
WTF with Marc Maron: Episode 1065 - Pamela Des Barres
Katie-Ellen Humphries is a 3-time Canadian National Champion for the 5 Kilometer Open Water Swim
Drop Dead Gorgeous trailer
Drop Dead Gorgeous at 20: how dark pageant comedy works better in 2019 (the Guardian)
“Drop Dead Gorgeous,” Which Is Finally Streaming, Is Possibly My Favorite Movie of All Time (Jia Tolentino, New Yorker)
"Catch and Keep It" (with Ronan Farrow) (Keep It podcast)


Andrea W.:  You Must Remember This (Song of the South) (podcast)

Lisa:  Catch and Kill by Ronan Farrow (book)

Katie-Ellen: So You're A Little Sad, So What? Alicia Tobin (book)

Music credits:

"Ghost" 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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