When classical ballet meets Old English sagas, it’s a great Wishbone episode with hardcore butts. In ep 26, we explore the competitive worlds of monster fighting and professional ballet with monster moms and dance moms. Check us out on iTunes, Soundcloud, and Stitcher for our conversation about toxic masculinity, Peter Gallagher’s exquisite eyebrows, and storytelling in all its performative forms.Continue reading “Ep26 – Center Stage + Beowulf”
Strap on your foot-blades and get your hand-blades ready, because this week, we’re joining the Tortall varsity hockey team! Ducks and knights fly together in episode 25, in which we cross over The Song of the Lioness, Tamora Pierce’s classic YA fantasy series, and The Mighty Ducks, Disney’s classic sports movie that spawned a 90s-worth of copycats. Check us out on iTunes, Soundcloud, and Stitcher for our discussion about redistricting, the dark epilogue to Freaky Friday, hot moms, and things Freddy Mercury could have liked.Continue reading “Ep25 – The Song of the Lioness + The Mighty Ducks”
Everything’s coming up Gatsby in this special birthday episode of Crossover Appeal! In episode 16, we’re taking Midwestern family values to a morally bankrupt Long Island summer town with The Great Gatsby and The Simpsons. Check us out on iTunes, Soundcloud, and Stitcher for our conversation about outsiders destroyed by their glimpse into a new world, a new birthday song, and why girls can definitely be way more than beautiful little fools.Continue reading “Ep16 – The Great Gatsby + The Simpsons”
By the Power of Grayskull! In Ep14, we’re going to the English countryside, where nothing is as it seems, danger lurks around every pub, and keen skills of observation are your best defense. Check us out on iTunes, Soundcloud, and Stitcher for all our thoughts on the Greater Good, frying pans as weaponry, and how we are definitely humans.Continue reading “Ep14 – The Wee Free Men + Hot Fuzz”
Episode 10 is up, and this week we’re getting in the holiday spirit (spOoOky!) with two stories about Christmas Eve and the supernatural figures who haunt us. Check us out on iTunes, Soundcloud, and Stitcher for our conversation about the importance of human connection and generosity, why Zuzu and Tiny Tim need to fight, and the Book Mobile War Rig that will get us out of Pottersville.Continue reading “Ep10 – It’s a Wonderful Life + A Christmas Carol”
Episode 8 is up, and we’re so happy to be spending some time talking about two pieces of media that bring us so much joy. This week we’re mashing up Jane the Virgin and Jurassic Park, which gets us talking all about what it means to find yourself in charge of a young life, dinosaur gynecology, and the dark cannibalistic period of the Beach Boys’ career. Check us out on iTunes, Soundcloud, and Stitcher for the full episode.
Episode 6 is live, and this week we’re going (not so) spooooooky in honor of Halloween! Check us out on iTunes, Soundcloud, and Stitcher for our thoughts on how the unknown hovers under the everyday, which old gods belong to which Hogwarts houses, and how Luna Lovegood bonds with colorful aliens. It’s the battle of HP vs HP in this Harry Potter/HP Lovecraft monster mash!Continue reading “Ep6 – Harry Potter + HP Lovecraft”