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Episode 2.11 – The Hidden Universe (or, Under the Sea)

8/7/2018
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It’s August and we are still stewing in our own juices, so where better to go than miles under the ocean to sub-zero adventures of alien ocean nests and political intrigue? Captain Nancy and Jerrica Lala rave and snorkel through the ebbs and flows of these underwater gems and discover our true priority: Alec Baldwin’s … Continue reading Episode 2.11 – The Hidden Universe (or, Under the Sea)

Duration:01:00:15

Episode 2.10 – Movies we’ll be Watching in Hell: THE SHEQUEL

7/3/2018
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As we swelter through the hottest Canada Day weekend on record, Jerrica and Nance return to a Popular Parallax summer tradition: Movies we’ll be Watching in Hell. These films set our expectations super high, and then kicked us in the balls and/or vag once they had our money. So now we’re doling out disdain, taking … Continue reading Episode 2.10 – Movies we’ll be Watching in Hell: THE SHEQUEL

Duration:01:29:03

Bonus: Season 2 EXTRAS!

6/26/2018
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After a recording tragedy, Jerrica serves up a steaming bowl of Season 2 Extras! This is a FREE bonus, and will be released both on the Patreon and Regular platforms. So sit back, relax and enjoy ranting, raving, and veering wildly off topic in this, our OBLIGATORY CLIP SHOW 2018!! Don’t forget to check out … Continue reading Bonus: Season 2 EXTRAS!

Duration:00:31:00

Episode 2.09: The World of Miyazaki (or, all aboard the Cat Bus)

6/5/2018
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Climb aboard the Cat Bus with us as we explore the magical world of Hayao Miyazaki. From Fireflies to Totoro, Jerrica and Nance marvel at the depth and variety of these unique films. Download episode

Duration:00:53:41

Episode 2.08: Black Mirror (or, dumb cars on a dystopian landscape)

5/1/2018
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A fever dream, or dystopian vision of the near future – either way, featuring the dumbest cars we have ever laid our eyes on! Nance and Jerrica dive into the BLACK MIRROR. A show heavy on the dark side of tech, and light on subtlety. Download episode

Duration:01:08:34

Episode 2.07: First Contact (or, welcome to earth, here’s your slide whistle)

4/3/2018
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Jerrica and Nancy dive into a topic that is constantly revisited: First Contact. From 50’s camp to modern spectaculars, aliens have visited earth for the first time over and over again. Whether we’re receiving a fatherly pat on the head with Jodie Foster, or bearing the brunt of a total dressing-down from Michael Rennie, the … Continue reading Episode 2.07: First Contact (or, welcome to earth, here’s your slide whistle)

Duration:01:24:55

Episode 2.06: Batman (or, I’m Batman)

3/6/2018
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“Jack is dead my friend. You can call me….Joker”. The Joker did it before and better than Taylor Swift. Join Nancy and Jerrica for a BATMAN Rumble. In. The. Jungle!!! The ties of friendship will be severed, tied, severed, and tied again in an eternal battle about what makes the best Batman, who makes the … Continue reading Episode 2.06: Batman (or, I’m Batman)

Duration:01:17:05

Episode 2.05: Our Favourite Sci-Fi Couples (or, I’d rather kiss a Wookie)

2/6/2018
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Jerrica and Nancy cozy up with cheap red-foiled candy and filthy jokes while discussing our favourite couples in sci-fi. Dig up your perforated cardboard Valentines and ride the roller coaster of love with these timeless Lovers in Space! Download episode

Duration:01:22:55

Episode 2.04 Gone Twin Peakin’ (or, firewalk a mile in my shoes)

1/2/2018
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Diane, the date is January 2nd, and we’re entering the town of Twin Peaks. Jerrica and Nancy break down a series that could be anything and everything, a challenge to our intelligence and at times, our patience. Find out how we reacted to 2017’s The Return, and don’t ever make us look at creamed corn … Continue reading Episode 2.04 Gone Twin Peakin’ (or, firewalk a mile in my shoes)

Duration:01:24:33

Episode 2.03: A Black and White Christmas (or, Bing’s our sugar daddy)

12/19/2017
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Christmas time is here! Family, food, classic Christmas movies, and Nancy’s abs are all up for analysis this month as we discuss and debate two pairs of Christmas classics in a bout to knock the other movie out! They may be running behind, but Jerrica and Nance take no prisoners this December – unless they … Continue reading Episode 2.03: A Black and White Christmas (or, Bing’s our sugar daddy)

Duration:01:08:46

Episode 2.02: The Magical World of Disney (or, how to differentiate anthrax and fairy dust)

11/7/2017
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Tell me Captain, now when did you last let your heart decide? Nancy follows his heart and spills the t on how his favourite Disney movies shaped (warped) his childhood, while Jerrica brings it in for the win with an uplifting diatribe on gender and race issues hidden (and not so hidden) in many Disney … Continue reading Episode 2.02: The Magical World of Disney (or, how to differentiate anthrax and fairy dust)

Duration:00:51:17

Episode 2.01A – Bonus: WE’RE BACK! (and, we hate boats)

10/3/2017
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New topics, new conversations, and more idiocy. Meet new co-host Captain Nancy, and fall in love (??) with Jerrica Lala all over again. Topics covered include recurring dreams, Alice in Chains, Nazi-skulls and turtles. Welcome to Season Two! Download episode

Duration:00:24:36

Episode 2.01: These Sexy Vampires are Making me Gay (or, happy Hallowe’einer)

10/3/2017
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They’re here, they’re queer, they want to suck your blood! Jerrica and Nance start Season 2 off with a squelch as they review The Hunger and Interview With a Vampire. Both movies feature a dazzling array of highs and lows – resulting in our usual magic formula of fangirling, spoilers and rage! Download episode

Duration:00:47:15

Episode 12.5 Bonus: TANGENT TIME!

9/5/2017
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Bunny & Jerrica have spent a year sharing their sci-fi and pop culture conversations with you, our loyal band of listeners. As a thank-you, we put together this bonus episode featuring tangents that had to be cut for time. We hope you enjoy these bonus opinion bombs on characters, franchises and actors! Join us for … Continue reading Episode 12.5 Bonus: TANGENT TIME!

Duration:00:15:25

Episode 12 – Sci Fi Does the 80s!

8/1/2017
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That time when everything was coming up roses (and coloured rose): the 80s. As sci-fi reflects our current vision of the future, this vision shifts as time goes by. As with every decade, some masterpieces came out of it, and some bigfooted clunkers. We take a look at the direct result of big hair, big … Continue reading Episode 12 – Sci Fi Does the 80s!

Duration:01:02:23

Episode 11 – Movies we’ll be Watching in Hell

7/4/2017
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Let’s face it. If there is a hell, we’ll be there for all the cussin’ and judgin’. But who’s to say we can’t still be entertained? The weather’s heating up, and we’re melting down as we go IN on our “top” picks for movies we’ll be watching in hell. Forecasts show 100% chance of profanity, … Continue reading Episode 11 – Movies we’ll be Watching in Hell

Duration:01:06:57

Episode 10 – Eternal Youth and Beauty (or because I’m worth it)

6/6/2017
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Maybe she’s born with it – maybe it’s dark magic! Bunny and Jerrica delve into the wild and sometimes unsavoury world of staying young and beautiful in science fiction…and in hollywood. Movies like Death Becomes Her, Logan’s Run and The Congress all tell stories of retaining eternal youth, almost always at a terrible price. The … Continue reading Episode 10 – Eternal Youth and Beauty (or because I’m worth it)

Duration:01:06:55

Episode 09 – SAILOR MOON SPECTACULAR (or, spillin’ the sailor t)

5/2/2017
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Power up your school uniforms for a brilliant, idiotic, girl-power fueled love-fest about five school girls from Tokyo. When they discovered their former identities as Guardians, all hell broke loose and gave the world SAILOR MOON. In this very special podcast, Bunny & Jerrica break all boundaries, shit-talking and spilling the t on their own … Continue reading Episode 09 – SAILOR MOON SPECTACULAR (or, spillin’ the sailor t)

Duration:00:39:38

Episode 08 – Time Travel (or using your pocket watch as a metaphor)

4/4/2017
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Take us away! We don’t mind. Bunny & Jerrica buckle up and travel through time discussing our hits and misses in the always-juicy, metaphor-dripping greatness that is the TIME TRAVEL genre! https://ia601501.us.archive.org/23/items/08TimeTravel/08%20-%20Time%20Travel.mp3 Download episode

Duration:00:56:33

Episode 07 – Heroines (our baddest bitches)

3/7/2017
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Sisters are doing it for who? THEMSELVES! Fangirl out with Bunny and Jerrica as we discuss our favourite Heroines of all time. From cheerleaders to hardened vets, these icons rocked our universe. https://ia801506.us.archive.org/4/items/07Heroines/07%20-%20Heroines.mp3 Download episode

Duration:00:51:49