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Ep. 3: Under the Cherry Moon, AKA Prince’s Secret Sex Cave
The year: who knows! The place: France, probably? The problems: matic! It’s our most off-the-rails episode yet as Niko and Alex, fresh from their respective viewings of Prince’s 1986 directiorial debut Under the Cherry Moon, struggle to make sense of what even just happened. Café bats, beachside sex dungeons, and more gender than you can shake a $50,000,000 trust fund at; you’ll need a lifetime to wrap your sequined headscarves around this one, folks! Music: ‘Head On’ by Shady Monk...
Ep. 2: Blue Crush, AKA Girls Can’t Surf Pipe
The big surf recital is coming up, and Niko & Alex only have one week to find a sugar daddy- I mean, Billabong sponsor! Join us as we discuss crushing pipes, the importance of friendships outside of dating, and ask each other the all-important question: do you know who’s protecting your backside? All this and more in our analysis of 2002’s best competitive surfing film based off of a magazine article, Blue Crush! Music: ‘Head On’ by Shady Monk (shadymonk.bandcamp.com)
Ep. 1: Clueless, AKA Twink Caplan Appreciation Life
[CW: sexual assault mention: a scene is discussed where a character in the film attempts to sexually assault another character. The scene in question is discussed from 36:30 to 37:30, and briefly touched upon again from 1:21:00 to 1:22:00] The film is called Clueless, but we’ve never seen something so FULL of clues! Sure, Cher and Josh are endgame but what’s bubbling just below the surface? Niko and Alex tackle all possibilities this week: who’s hashtag-trans-and-thriving in Beverly...
Episode 0: What The Heck Is What The Het?!
Welcome to What The Het?!, the hot new podcast on the block starring Niko Rufino and Alex Keswick! Join us in our inaugural, introductory episode as we dish the hot goss on heteronormativity in films, discuss our own experiences with compulsory heterosexuality, & solve the mystery of Steve Job’s ghost!