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November 20, 2019 @ 6:00 am

Episode 48: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (And Stab Things)

On this week's episode, we're talking about female reimaginings and digging into some gender stuff! The tentpoles are rageprufrock’s The Least of All Possible Mistakes, Ghostbusters (2016), and the pilot episode of Elementary.


What We’re Into Lately

The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary

The Unspoken Name by A.K. Larkwood

Bon Appétit Test Kitchen’s Youtube channel

Return to River Cottage (referred to by Macey as Back to the Cottage, one in a series of documentaries by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall)

The Winter Duke by Claire Eliza Bartlett

Penric and the Shaman by Lois McMaster Bujold

The Adventure Zone

Red, White, and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

Demonology and the Tri-Phasic Model of Trauma: An Integrative Approach by Nnm

Other Stuff We Mentioned

Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

The Master and Commander by Patrick O’Brien

Black Sails 

The Goblin Emperor  by Katherine Addison

Rule 63 (misidentified as Rule 23 by Freya)

Rule 34

Due South

In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan

Salt (2010)

Atomic Blonde (2017)

Spy (2015)

BBC Sherlock (2010–)

Children of Earth (Torchwood, season 3)

The Least of All Possible Mistakes podfic by Lazulus

Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

Star Wars (1977-)

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

Naruto (2002-2007)

Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie

The Tea Master and the Detective by Aliette de Bodard

City of Blades by Robert Jackson Bennett

Granny Weatherwax from Terry Pratchett’s Discworld

 Belgariad series by David Eddings

The Lion, the Witch, and The Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

For Next Time

Prince's Gambit by CS Pacat.



The transcript of this episode can be found here. We are forever in awe of our amazing scribes!!!

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November 6, 2019 @ 6:00 am

Episode 47: Clothes Maketh Man

On this week's episode we're discussing the use of fashion and clothing in works of deep literary merit! The tentpoles are Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal, the 2015 film Cinderella, and the graphic novel The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang.

A piece of news!! Macey is running a kickstarter for SILK AND STEEL, an amazing fantasy anthology of queer women! Come getchur sword lesbians! 


What We’re Into Lately

Duchess by Design by Maya Rodale

Spellbound by Allie Therin

Derry Girls

The Secret History of the Mongol Queens by Jack Weatherford

The whistleblower complaint, annotated by CNN

How to Belong with a Billionaire by Alexis Hall


Other Stuff We Mentioned

Magpie Lord by KJ Charles

 The Fifth Element (1997)

The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Contouring 101 by Sailor J

The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)

Into the Woods (2014)

Hustlers (2019)

Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir    

The Goblin Emperor  by Kathrine Addison

The Magnificent Century (2011-2014)

Empresses in the Palace  (2015)


For Next Time

Ghostbusters (2016)



The transcript of this episode is available here. Thank you, delicious scribes!!!

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