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Indoorswomen - Episode 67 - Cannibals, Babies, and More Spooky Stuff

Podcast school is back in session, and we’re ready to report on our assigned homework: Happy Death Day and NBC’s Hannibal.

For extra credit, we play a game of Gender Swap by recasting Star Trek (2009) and Crocodile Dundee.

Stay after class (or until the end of the episode) to hear our recommendations for Over the Garden Wall and Miss Sherlock.

Our intro/outro music is "We Are Highscore" by Krackatoa.

Indoorswomen - Episode 32 - Meta Throw Pillows

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Today’s topic is:  What pop culture makes us cry? Whether it is joy, sadness, or excitement, what makes us a little misty? Spoiler: we have never cried. Ever. Ok, that’s a lie.

We list sad themes, specific moments, crying triggers, and Meg does extensive psychological research to justify being a giant crybaby. From the emotional manipulation of sad music and tense storylines, it basically all makes us blubber. Especially Tom Hanks. Damn that Tom Hanks. It’s the least sad podcast about crying ever! Plus, memes of the past!

Bonus: a discussion of that really long episode of Jimmy Kimmel: the Oscars! We chat about our excitement about Moonlight’s win, our horror over the mix-up, and our ambivalence about Jimmy Kimmel’s hosting.

Tune in next week for a discussion of the pop culture homework we gleefully assign each other at the end of this episode. It’s fun to make people do things.

As always, our wonderful intro/outro music is “We are Highscore” by Krackatoa

Indoorswomen - Episode 21 - Your Show’s so Dated, Paris Hilton has a Cameo

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Today we report on our pop culture homework! How did Meg respond to Veronica Mars? What did Jen think of Dark Matter? Then, we move on to Fall television of the current year: The Good Place, The Exorcist, Frequency, and Riverdale: what are our predictions? What will we be watching this year?

And, as always, our lovely intro/outro music is “We are Highscore” by Krackatoa.

Thanks for listening!