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Each week, Nerds and platonic life partners Erin and Leslie watch an episode of Designing Women, then recap, review, and share other fun things related to the show. Love Julia and the gang? Subscribe to never miss an episode.

Each week, Nerds and platonic life partners Erin and Leslie watch an episode of Designing Women, then recap, review, and share other fun things related to the show. Love Julia and the gang? Subscribe to never miss an episode.
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Each week, Nerds and platonic life partners Erin and Leslie watch an episode of Designing Women, then recap, review, and share other fun things related to the show. Love Julia and the gang? Subscribe to never miss an episode.




6x10, Julia & Rusty Sittin' in a Tree

Autostraddle To L and Back Podcast: The L Word Reboot The Testaments by Margaret Atwood More on Bi Erasure from GLAAD BookBiffle Links Some of the stuff she worked on this weekend: How Did This Get Made? Chicago How Did This Get Made? Durham Gilmore Girls Expedition Unknown UCB Margaret Atwood Event Doctor Sleep The Kissing Song Clip That song always makes me think of this: Outfits: Erin: Leslie:


6x09, Just Say Doe

Episode discussion begins at approximately 19:45 Guess WHAT you can now watch all seasons of Designing Women on Hulu! It’s HAPPENED. Erin’s boss gave her this Mini Zen Garden Labyrinth for completing 2 years and 8 units worth of pastoral education as a Chaplain resident. (The equivalent of a Masters! Now she has 2!) In season 6, episode 9 of Friends “The One Where Ross Got High” Rachel makes a half english trifle/half shepherds pie and then when Joey actually likes it...that’s...


6x08, The Strange Case of Clarence and Anita

UCB Theatre has cheap or free shows and improv classes in both New York and Los Angeles. Originally created by the Upright Citizens Brigade (Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh). Erin loved seeing Soundtrack and Facebook! The “Space and Time” laptop sleeve Leslie made for her dad: Anita: Speaking Truth to Power Whatever Happened to Baby Jane Feud: Bette and...


6x07, Last Tango in Atlanta

Yes Erin had to BLAST music and drive for a bit after a tough day at work. Particularly the Girl Talk album Feed the Animals. Here is a youtube video of driving Wilshire Blvd at night because apparently that’s something available on the internet. Sun Bum is a cruelty free, gluten free, vegan and reef friendly as well as paraben and sulfate free line of products for your whole life in the sun but Erin particularly loves their sunscreens! Plus their tagline is “Trust the Bum” and...


6x06, Picking a Winner

Note: episode recap starts at 32 minutes if you want to skip our chit chat. BIG NEWS: Designing Women is coming to Hulu on August 26th, and we couldn’t be more pleased! Leslie’s BookSleeve Shenanigans can be found here if you’re interested in following along Erin saw a taping of the comedy podcast How Did This Get Made in Los Angeles with Paul Scheer, June Diane Raphael, and Jason Mantzoukas. She’s been rewatching some of the trio’s work including: The League, Brooklyn...


6x05, A Marriage Most Foul

Pür gum and mintscan be found on amazon, whole foods, etc and according to the website it is: “naturally sweetened with 100% xylitol — recommended by dentists to reduce plaque build-up and wash away bacteria. Tank girl the film came out in 1995 and is bonkers! Lori Petty as “Tank Girl” Rebecca Buck and Jeff Kober as Booga (Image) Naomi Watts at the canonically LGBTQ+ Jet Girl, according to the issue Jet Girl in I Love Lesley Hornby that can be found in Tank Girl Gold...


6x04, Dwayne's World

90s Problems: Aziz “Babies” bit from Buried Alive Happy birthday, LeeAnne! Maybe this article sheds some light on IPA’s popularity? LAPL is Library of the year! art card Mary Poppins Returns Wayne’s World movie Jan Hooks SNL Wiki Dwayne Wayne: The Corridor movie Erin’s Corridor Review And in gif form: We made a clip! Carlene explaining "Pull My Finger" to Julia. Click the link to...


6x03, A Toe in the Water

We’re together for this one, nerds, so buckle up! Happy belated Father’s Day to all the dads out there! Birthday freebies to sign up for Recursion by Blake Crouch Gentleman Jack: The Secret Diaries of MIss Anne Lister book Movie Rocketman: Unsolved Mysteries update: Julian Day is a man. He/him/his pronouns Homeboy Industries: Godzilla, King of Monsters K&W Cafeteria Outfits: Erin: Leslie:


6x01 & 6x02, The Big Desk

National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day Giant Days, Volume 8 Middlegame by Seanan McGuire Erika’s site and tour dates information Light from Other Stars: Blessing of the Hands Here’s an article about it. Tuca and Bertie Available on Netflix now, staring Ali Wong, Tiffany Haddish and features many great voices!!! Mesach Taylor is supposedly buried at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills, but Erin need’s help figuring out WHERE to go visit! It IS...


5x24, The Pride of Sugarbakers

Happy Season Finale! We're taking a couple of weeks off but will see you for season six very soon! Cadbury mini eggs are tasty solid chocolate with candy shells and probably your fave Not to be confused with cadbury mini cream eggs And Crunch Nest Eggs (yum) Are very different from Whoppers Robin Eggs This has been know your chocolate eggs with Leslie and Erin On The Come Up by Angie Thomas Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid Tibetan Singing Bowls can...


5x23, Fore!

Madame Leota is the name of the character from Erin’s favorite ride in Disneyland, The Haunted Mansion. This is the pin for her park mini-backpack. Barking to Choir: The Power of Radical Kinship by Gregory Boyle Homeboy Industries is the organization talked about in the book. They are doing great things for the community in the Los Angeles area and have created a worldwide network. One of their slogans is “Jobs not Jails.” Check them out! David Castañeda plays Number 2/Diego on...


5x22 Friends and Husbands

Jumanji Naps Umbrella Academy, The series on Netflix that Erin has watched Twice And Five, who “grows up” in another time, is her favorite character (segwaaaaaay): Has anyone read the book series? Erin is on the waitlist from LAPL. What kinds days? Giant Days is an incredibly pleasant series. Russian Doll is NOT Groundhog Day (Spoilers) and also on Netflix One Day At a Time should be saved by HandsomeBoyLMM and Crew Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Getting Hyped...


5x21 The Big Circle

Erin’s Lunchbox: Superstore One Day at a Time: Killing Eve These are the McElroy boys from My Brother, My Brother and Me Erin loves both their short-lived tv show and podcast Other Podcasts She Mentioned: WitchesBrewHaHa Betwixt & Between Erin’s View from Griffith Observatory: Leslie’s 90s Look: Rest In Power by by Sybrina Fulton, Tracy Martin The Lady from the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent...


5x20, I'll See You In Court

Jane, Unlimited (the book where the lead character makes umbrellas) Once & Future by Amy Rose Capetta, Cori McCarthy OUT TODAY BITCHES! Get yours where books are sold. Look at this glorious cover (source: Sarah’s Key Miss Congeniality (2000) The Magicians TV Show Outfits: Erin: Leslie:


5x19, Blame it on New Orleans

This Will Only Hurt a Little by Busy Philipps The Secret Life of Walter Mitty remake The Martian movie The Martian by Andy Weir The Nose Plays: Outfits: Erin: Leslie:


5x18, This is Art?

Joan of Arc Blame it on Bianca Del Rio Gmorning, Gnight! Vikings TV Show Outfits: Erin: Leslie:


5x17, Maybe Baby

All gifs found from at Giphy (only 3 months late) Originally posted by sappysaphics Sooo Many White Guys Leslie’s TBR now has its own cubby! Shows Erin Mentioned: Vikings Veep Fresh off the Boat Blackish Movies Erin Mentioned: Face Off: Boogie Nights: Breaking Dawn, parts 1 & 2 (all the other gifs made me wanna barf, so here you go) Dave Chappelle: Outfits: Erin:


5x16, The Emperor's New Nose

Samantha Smith Golden Girls, Season 3 Episode 6 “Letter to Gorbachev” Outfits: Erin: Leslie:


5x15 How Long Has This Been Going On?

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5x14, High Noon in a Laundry Room

Videos from Cher’s 2002 Farewell Tour Leslie’s 300th book of the year, Girls of Paper and Fire: Chromecast Ultra: NYPL Sweatshirt: Strand Tshirt: Get your own Brooklyn Public Membership for $50/year Leslie broke it down, and it ended up being $0.29/checkout! MOSTLY audiobooks, which with an audible membership are about $14.95 each. California Redwoods: Outfits: Erin: Leslie: