Jackie can't get over how ordinary Archie's sneakers were, Steph can't wait to see what being the new Mad Dog entails. Listen to them complain about Riverdale's sketchy relationship with reality, then gush about the bunker scene and the wacky parent episodes to come.
Jackie and Stephanie dive right back into Riverdale with this whiplash-inducing season premiere! Listen in as they chat about the dozens (hundreds?) of homeless Serpent children, the incredible storytelling device that is Hot Dog, and Betty's sudden Adderall dependency. Then stick around as Jackie and Stephanie argue for way too long about whether or not those babies actually flew.
The summer might be over, but we've got one more Marvel episode for you before we return to Riverdale! Join us as we discuss everything from our favorite jokes to our least favorite plot devices in this palette cleanser of episodes about this palette cleanser of movies.
It's the final episode of our Marvel Cinematic Marchionesses summer series! Join us as we gush about Avengers: Infinity War, do some nitpicking out of love, talk about the MCU's relationship with heroism, and make some wild guesses about what's to come in Avengers 4!
Join us as we gear up for the final installment of our Marvel Cinematic Marchionesses summer series! We'll go through every Marvel film we've covered so far, from our least favorite to our favorite, and do our best to remember what happened, why it happened, and if we liked it. Check back on Tuesday for our final episode before Riverdale returns: Infinity War!
Jackie and Stephanie are joined by avid comics reader and MCU fanatic, Annam Choudhry, as they discuss Ryan Coogler's groundbreaking Black Panther movie! Listen to them discuss everything from this movie's politics to its characters to its design and implications for the wider MCU. And check back later this week and next week for our final installments to this Marvel Cinematic Universe summer series, covering every MCU film up until Infinity War!
Another day, another Thor movie even better than the last. Listen to Jackie and Steph talk about their favorite jokes, their least favorite jokes, their favorite cameos, their least favorite cameos, and more in their discussion of Thor: Ragnarok! Check back next week for our discussion of Black Panther!
We love this movie! Listen in as Jackie and Stephanie praise Jon Watts's representation of high school, the design details about New York that this movie gets right, Tom Holland's incredible performance, Vulture's nuanced villainy, and all the excellent jokes in this movie. Check back next week for Thor: Ragnarok!
Jackie and Stephanie take on Peyton Reed's weird and wonderful 2015 take on Ant-Man. Listen in as they dig into this movie's pretty solid sci-fi, dedicate an inordinate amount of time to discussing the bonus features that were included at the end of their Amazon rentals, and gush about Michael Peña, Bobby Cannavale, and breakout star T.I.! Check back next week for Captain America: Civil War!
Jackie didn't like this movie nearly as much as Steph -- listen to them talk it out! They cover everything from their complicated feelings about the Hulk/Black Widow relationship, the confusing origin and motivation of Ultron, the tragic handling of Maria Hill and Dr. Helen Cho, and how this movie compares to its very similar franchise friend, Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Check back next week for Ant-Man!
This is a thorn-free episode: Jackie and Stephanie loved this movie! Listen to them talk about all their favorite jokes, their favorite characters (Rocket x Groot forever <3), and also some weirder things like how unhuman an alien species has to look for us to be okay with their extinction and why all these characters all speak English.
Queenie and Jahnya from Random Tea Podcasts (www.randomteapodcasts.com) join us for a discussion of their favorite MCU movie, Captain America: The Winter Soldier! Listen in to our discussion about everything from how Cap is queer-coded to how this movie ties in to Agents of SHIELD to how short Robert Downey Jr. is!
Statistically speaking, Jackie and Stephanie probably liked this movie more than you! Listen in as they discuss Odin's bad parenting, Jane and Thor's long and emotional one-night stand, and the completely incoherent quantum physics research that Jane and her team of lackeys are doing. And then stick around for a rating that many people will find objectionable!
Jackie and Stephanie don't really understand this movie! Listen to them try to put their finger on what exactly Shane Black is trying to say here, and also take some detours to discuss things like what this movie has to say about the US government, how important human resources can be, and what we think about child stars in a post-TanaCon world.
Join us for an absurdly long episode about the 2012 grand finale to Phase 1: The Avengers! Kris Acuña of the Duck, Duck, Grey Duck podcast shares some comics knowledge and defend the Monaco sequence in Iron Man 2, and also joins Jackie and Steph in conversations about Maria Hill, Phil Coulson, Joss Whedon, and all the reasons they love this movie.
Jackie and Stephanie are so close yet so far from The Avengers – they just need to slog through Captain America: The First Avenger first! Join them for a discussion about blatant WWII ahistoricism, 1940s middle school romance, how Sebastian Stan is obviously more attractive than Chris Evans, and a weirdly inaccurate chat about precalculus.
Jackie and Stephanie take on Kenneth Branagh's very vanilla 2011 interpretation of Thor, discussing everything from genocide and transracial adoption to the weird love triangle between Lady Sif, Thor, and Jane Foster and gender discrimination at SHIELD.
Jackie and Stephanie continue their MCU series with a discussion about Iron Man 2, touching on everything from whether or not Jon Favreau views women as human beings (probably not) to whether or not Terrence Howard would've been a better War Machine (probably). Check back next week for Thor!
Jackie and Stephanie continue their MCU summer series with a discussion about The Incredible Hulk (2008), a.k.a. The Abomination origin story. Listen in as they discuss whether or not Bruce Banner is technically Hulk's father, why Hulk action sequences are often so boring, and if Mark Ruffalo is as good at parkour as Edward Norton.
Jackie and Steph kick off their summer series with a conversation about the 2008 MCU debut, Iron Man! Capitalism, feminism, and journalism feature prominently. Jokes and laughs throughout. Check back next week for our discussion of The Incredible Hulk!