It’s Crossover Appeal’s one-year anniversary, so pull the magic democracy plug and come join the dance of Mister Snake Miser! Walt and Annie talk corporate intrigue and fix all Damon Lindelof’s problems, by mashing up not one, not two, but FOUR special blast-from-the-past properties. Angelica Schuyler’s time travel causes even more problems than before, but not even the unholy union of Ben and Lucille can solve the problem that is Tobias. Check us out on iTunes, Soundcloud, and Stitcher for all of that crossover to the power of crossover goodness. Plus: our favorite recommendations from the last year, for all your reading and watching needs. Thanks for sticking with us this far, folks, and here’s to another great year!Continue reading “Ep27 – #yayhamlet + Lostrested Development”
Ep21 – Pushing Daisies + Angels in America
When you’re dealing with unwanted supernatural powers and deep questions of life, death, and morality, what you really need is a slice or two of pie. This week, we’re crossing over whimsical murder-mystery tv series Pushing Daisies with seminal theatrical work Angels in America. Check us out on iTunes, Soundcloud, and Stitcher for a conversation about new band Fancy Boy Shark, being 10% Lindsay Lohan, Annie’s very late workshop notes for Tony Kushner, and lots of people eating pie together.Continue reading “Ep21 – Pushing Daisies + Angels in America”
Ep15 – Les Misérables + Wreck-It Ralph
Who am I? I’m bad, and that’s good. I will never be good, and that’s not bad. There’s no one I’d rather be than me–24601!
In this episode, we look at what it means to be the villain and the hero, and why we need a video game version of one of the lesser French revolutions. Check out episode 15 on iTunes, Soundcloud, and Stitcher for all our thoughts Javert’s mistaken character alignment (critical fail on charisma), the best minor character names since the Hunger Games, and revolutionary bros.Continue reading “Ep15 – Les Misérables + Wreck-It Ralph”
Ep12 – Hamilton + Hamlet
In Denmark you can be a new man! In honor of Alexander Hamilton’s birthday, we bring you the crossover that the universe (and that lady who shouted at Lin-Manuel Miranda on the street) foretold: Hamilton meets Hamlet! Check out Ep12 on iTunes, Soundcloud, and Stitcher, and listen to us talk about the weight of a family legacy, guys who never stop talking, and which Schuyler sister has secret superpowers.Continue reading “Ep12 – Hamilton + Hamlet”