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Sep 10, 2020

Welcome to another installment of Women Who Stare at Tropes! This time, we’re talking about Ironic Spaceship Names (i.e., why you shouldn’t name your starship Icarus or Titanic). Ah, hubris.

We also play a game of Fictional Five, and as always, we end with Random Recommendations. This week’s recs are The Empty...

Aug 26, 2020

Today we celebrate our 100th episode with an epic session of Wed, Bed, Behead, sourced from our listeners!

For our main event, we are updating some old classics, modernizing, and recasting them! Because we all know Hollywood has no new ideas!

As always, our lovely intro/outro music is "We are Highscore" by Krackatoa. 

Aug 13, 2020

We’re back in the Twineplex to talk about twin movies! Twin movies are two films with similar plots released around the same time.

In this episode, we’re on a collision course with Deep Impact and Armageddon. (Watch out for spoilers!)

Plus we play a game of Gender Swap and recast Hamilton and The IT Crowd.


Jul 31, 2020

Enjoy our discussion of relatively recent documentaries we enjoyed:

Spaceship Earth

Behind the Curve

Apollo 11

The Biggest Little Farm

and all things Fyre Festival

And stick around for random recs of Devs and Never Have I Ever!


As always, our intro/outro music is "We are Highscore" by Krackatoa.

Jul 16, 2020

In anticipation of a new milestone we have coming up, here is a rerun of our 50th anniversary special!

Original show notes:

It is our 50th episode! Thank you everyone for listening. And a particular thanks to those of you who submitted topics for this episode. Today we are talking New Year's Resolutions, brand...