Ep 58 – Saddest Con ever + end of year wrap up!

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We wrap up 2014, a year of highs and lows. Lisa breaks down her Chris Hardwick dream. Idris Elba as James Bond?!! YES PLEASE!! Ritzy experiences the “Saddest Con Ever” in Sac Town and so much more. 

Recorded 12.29.14

Saddest Con Ever video/evidence
Amy Poehler’s “Yes Please” – Ritzy Loved it
Interpol’s performance
When worlds collide Walking Dead + Interpol


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Episode 34 – Much Ado About Stalking

Much Ado About Stalking, Dick In A Box, Hannibal, Don Draper vs Peggy, new MySpace, summer movies, and TV both underrated & cancelled.

Recorded 6.14.13

Before we get all NSFW, how about Nancy B’s Science Club? For the smart young ladies in your life.
MySpace is new (yet) again!
San Diego Comic Con has a toy map for you. See ya there?
We figured out where Joss Whedon lives, based on the awesome Much Ado About Nothing filmed at his home (and with a little help from Google).  Yes, we’re stalkers. Don’t let that scare you away from this gorgeous interpretation. Viva Joss!
Chronicle is an entertaining movie.
You can watch Hannibal in a million places for free: Hulu, Amazon, NBC, etc. Best new series in a while. Do it.
The Killing, too…you will need to hit Netflix.

 

 

Episode 32 – Out Like A G

Learn to love Chris Hardwick, smell Ryan Gosling’s balls, discuss Zapocalypse strategy via The Walking Dead, and nerd out on space cowboys from the future (no really: give Lisa a shout). 

Recorded 4.4.13

LACMA’s Live Read – T.I checked out The Usual Suspects, nice coverage from Darkly Dexter.
Did you like TWD finale? You better be watching The Talking Dead with Lisa’s new boyfriend Chris Hardwick!
Hot or Not: Governor edition. “The eyepatch and the psycho and the eyepatch…he just keeps getting hotter.” – Lisa B. “Gross.” – Ritzy P.
Colbert vs Franco Tolkien smackdown.
Billy in the Street. Ryan Gosling’s balls…WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
The Dark Knight Returns. Read it, already.
Things we covet: Stainless Steel Sharpie.
Music We’re Feelin: King Khan & The Shrines.
And seriously…can Lisa stop saying “um”?

 

Episode 28 – Octopussy!

Miss us? Babies had (!!!), movies and TV watched, expletives not deleted,  panties shed, holidays celebrated…NBD. 

Ralph Garman’s Mom passed away. She will be missed.
Trailers: Pacific Rim, After Earth, Man of Steel, Warm Bodies, Oblivion, Iron Man.
Ian McKellan takes over The Hobbit’s Twitter feed – Ask Gandalf! Did you see The Hobbit? What did you think? Leave a comment!
Watch Live from Daryl’s House!
Palladia TV is awesome. Check to see if you get it – it’s basic cable package in LA.
Downton Abbey returns…do you watch?
If you’re not watching Fringe…you should be.
If you like pretty ladies in various states of undress, and you like Battlestar Galactica, you should definitely own the Acting Outlaws calendar with Katee Sackhoff and Tricia Helfer!
Why didn’t I get to learn about science from the Wu Tang Clan? Such a cool idea.
Don’t miss Bear McCreary’s AMA on Reddit – super good stuff for BSG and Walking Dead fans.

 

 

Episode 25 – Touch us; we’re ready.

If you’re going to be a tool, be this badass B&D modular tool. Little Lotus & onion chopping & supporting art, Space Shuttle Endeavor, musical theatre, not-fat idols, and the like. 

Recorded 6.3.12

Ritzy went on a Little Lotus adventure and made the world a better place. Check out the documentary.
Are you playing Mists of Pandaria? Do you play…as a girl?
Robert Pattinson in a limo.
Nathan Fillion does not need to diet to keep our love.
David Boreanaz is also not fat, and we’re v. cool with him bucking the Moonlighting curse.
Fuck you, City of LA.
CHECK THE TECH! We have a serious ladyboner for Black & Decker Modular Tool.

Episode 22 – That Was Pretty #!%&ing Ninja

Wherein your hostesses LOVE you, attend Celebrity Celebrity, do battle with flying cockroaches, fear the Dibbuk Box, vent about True Blood, and Dub Step (photo from awesome Kill The Noise video). Happy Labor Day, comrades!

Recorded 8.28.12

Lisa aka TI flew solo to Celebrity Celebrity and got her geek on for a good cause…while totally crushing out on Nathan Fillion, Katee Sackhoff, Michael Trucco, and Josh Homme. As LA Weekly says, “In what may be the most meta-est example of fund-raising parlor games, Largo at the Coronet hosted the Pablove Foundation‘s version of a Celebrity deathmatch last night.” Read more – it was AMAZEBALLS.
Hey, wanna Pinterest-friend us? If you need man-candy, check out Ritzy’s MENS board…Lisa keeps a nerdy board, too.
Ritzy did battle with Periplaneta americana. (Pleased to announce she won.)
The Possession – in theaters now! – is a Sam Raimi film based on a story Lisa found, and in turn made into an awesome story in LA Times by our friend Leslie Gornstein. Recommended reading. Leslie is also on E! (Leslie, I love you and did not need to see the premiere xo Lisa)
“That was pretty fucking ninja.” Great quote from Generation Kill…also in Medal of Honor! Homage!
We love all things Top Chef. On now: TC Masters.
Kill The Noise video. Fucking awesome. Also awesome: Skrillex’s (Skrillexi?) vid for First Year of the Equinox. And he named his label OWSLA…he gains some serious Watership Down cool points for that.

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Recorded 8.24.12

In which your hostesses marvel at the Avril + Nickelback wackness, give and receive gifts,  diss remakes, love books, and offer some movie-going tips for their fellow Angelenos. 

 

Loverly Image above by Luke Chueh
CELEBRITY CELEBRITY! “Celebs” playing the game Celebrity. Nathan Fillion (aka Lisa’s future husband), Katee Sackhoff (aka Lisa’s future wife [in a few states]) Sarah Silverman, Michael Trucco, Michael Ian Black, Busy Phillips, Josh Homme (gem of a ging) and tons more: T.I. flew solo and washed her pits/wore something low cut. Update next Ep.
Amazon Prime is our new addiction.
T.I. participated in Reddit’s Secret Santa/Arbitrary Day…and was matched with a badass gift giver (finally). Liltrixxy rocks!
Arclight Cinemas, Nerding Out cinema of choice.
Red Dawn 2013: yea or nay?
Late to the Carly Jepson party? Don’t worry. Here’s Fallon’s version.
DIE ANTWOORD!
Kevin Smith’s new book went old school on this vs. Audio Book
We’re fussy about art books, but highly recommend Luke Chueh’s new one. He’s one of our faves.
To read: Dresden FilesMartian Chronicles. You can rent Bradbury’s house in Palm Springs! It’s gorgeous.
ZOMBIE PROM!  Some of the most amazing zombie pix we’ve seen lately.

Episode 20

 

 

 

 

 

We’re addicted. Comic Con, movies, Olympics…and pharma. And bugs. But you’ll have to listen.

Dilaudid. Our new drug of choice.
We missed Comic Con aka SDCC. We have the feels about it, but thinking a smaller Con is in our future.
Neil Gaiman’s commencement address. (Not Neil Diamond.)
Kevin Smith loves Ritzy more than he loves TI. 😉
We love the Olympics. USA! USA! And: SI MEXICO!

Episode 19 with Author Chris Farnsworth

Super special guest, author Chris Farnsworth, joins us to talk about his newest President’s Vampire tale, “Red, White & Blood”…plus lots of other writerly, pop culture-y, and monstery stuff. Plus we bend it like Fassbender, drink the Ice T, and get It on. Big ups to our home town, Whale’s Vagina.

Nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nineteen. 

Recorded 6.15.12

Chris Farnsworth’s site. Learn about the books, read his awesome blog posts, and check out his awesome short story about Saturday Night Live and the zombie apocalypse. Wish we had more time to talk!
Artist Chip Kidd makes us want to judge a book by its cover.
We LOVE the new Sherlock. You should watch.
Listener Gary suggests Marjorie Lui for our summer nerdy read-a-thon. Lisa is going to read and get back to you. Thanks for the recommendation! Keep ’em coming.
The Family Cullen. Rob Pattinson is so over it.
The Art of Rap! Ice T’s new hip hop doc. We gotta see it. Got 99 Problems? Check out the OG.
It is back. It scares us.
RIP, Ray Bradbury.
The last scene of the last Mad Men…genius and magical.

 

Episode 18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GAME OF MFIN THRONES! We bid you adieu. Plus Mad Men, Kevin Smith, other podcasts we love, an aborted trip to the MTV Movie Awards, a LOT of people-whose-names-we-can’t-remember, and reading (it’s FUNdamental)!

Recorded 6.5.12

Art Hustle cards announced. There will be – drum roll, please – a Ritzy Periwinkle card!
Have we mentioned lately that you should check out Hollywood Babble On, our favoritest podcast?
T.I. attended the True Blood premiere. Here’s a gallery of the pretty people in attendance.
Ritzy attended the Nerdist “live” podcast. We love Nerdist…episode 200, with Kevin Smith, was pretty awesome. Lots of talk about podcasting if you’re a fellow or aspiring ‘caster!
Lisa’s fave online message boards for TV: TV Without Pity!
The Nerd Out Summer Reading List:
The Walking Dead Compendium 1. Good read, highly recommended.
REAMDE
Ready Player One
Storm Front – Dresden Files Book 1