Dizzy Channel: Original Friendship

Dizzy Channel: Original Friendship

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Drinks and DCOM’s with Maia & Adair
68: The Other Me and The Local Folkal
Nov 28 • 38 min
Tonight, on a very special Clone High… It’s a Lawrence brother movie, so you have to have more than one brother right? Do clones count?
67: Avalon High and Half A Death Star
Nov 7 • 47 min
Ain’t no party like an Avalon Party ‘cus an Avalon party involves THE RETURN OF THE KING! Adair and Maia breakdown this teenage T. H. White inspired romp, and get into their favorite fairytale reimagining, drink mezcal, and talk about how teenagers…
66: Phantom of The Megaplex and The Oaxacan Old Fashion
Oct 24 • 29 min
Can a good cast save a bad movie? Save us Mickey Rooney, you’re our only hope! Awkward family dynamics, early 2000’s dynamics, and too many characters make this DCOM to remember!
65: Bad Hair Day and Hair of The Dog
Oct 10 • 26 min
hat could prom bad? Bad hair? A bad dress? Or having to pick a college that day? Or being involved in an FBI investigation? Why not all four? Maia and Adair break down a well crafted romp through one crazy day!
64: Now You See it and The Magical Hour
Sep 26 • 14 min
Murderous magicians, cooky cocktails, and hilarious hosts! Is it a good movie? Well, no, not really…At least by any metric that exists in this version of reality. Did your hosts, Maia and Adair, have a good time talking about it? Absolutely.
63: The Color of Friendship and Greyhounds!
Sep 12 • 47 min
Buckle up folks, it’s the classic Disney romp through the minefield of apartheid and the 1970’s black experience! International race relations, slurs, and shopping! This one was a long time coming, so listen in to this trip down memory lane!
62: Freaky Friday and Franzia
Aug 29 • 38 min
It’s the newest version of the age old (terrifying) body swapping story that made everyone ask: dear god, why? Maia and Adair break down the weird song moments, the consequences of DCOM evolution, and overwhelming awkwardness of the concept.
61: You Wish & Piña Coladas
Aug 8 • 39 min
Alternate dimensions. Loved ones fading away. A square-jawed antagonist. Sound familiar? No, it’s not the latest Marvel movie, it’s You Wish!, the DCOM we wish had been replaced by a slightly better version in our minds. There are many more jokes to be…
60: Minutemen & The Minutemaid
Jul 25 • 39 min
What would you do if you had a second chance to make things right? Would you say what you really mean? Punch a bully right in the face? Or would you just throw on a snow suit, hop in a rocket car, and stuff your cares away into the black hole that is your…
59: Kim Possible: So The Drama & Bota Brick Wine
Jul 11 • 35 min
Mr. Dr. Possible invites you to sing the naked mole rat song! Because everything, (including hardcore shipping) is possible, for a Possible! So come along as Adair and Maia examine the gender politics, the timeliness, and the life and death stakes of this…
58: Adventures in Babysitting & The Ol Elizabeth Shue
Jun 27 • 36 min
A remake of a classic, what could possibly go wrong? Maia and Adair breakdown the this white, teen angst, white, backstabbing, white, rich, Disney romp while taking vodka shots! The questions will arise, like how did these kids get lost in the city, why…
57: Phineas and Ferb - The Movie & 104 Days Punch
Jun 13 • 32 min
One of the rare animated DCOM’s, it’s Phineas and Ferb…The Movie! Maia, Phineas, Perry, Adair, and all the extra dimensional shenanigans you would expect from the world’s most un-bust-able podcasters. Get ready for a musical romp through not one, but two…
56: Zombies and the Zombie Mule
May 30 • 41 min
Campy Zombies as an allegory for racism? Sign me up! If Pleasantville was more musical and more undead, you’d be getting close to this dance powered, cheerleading extravaganza! Adair and Maia get pulled into the campy world of musical teen angst, but come…
55: Girl Vs Monster and The Monster Hunter
May 16 • 44 min
Have no fear, a high schooler is here! A fifth generation monster hunter and a fifth of vodka! Maia and Adair break down the mechanics of fear, shockingly present parenting, and which two former DCOM stars are now dating?!?!!!!?!!
54: Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure and the Sharpay
May 2 • 35 min
The dating lives of Disney Channel stars, the impossible dreams of New York, and a villain who is now a hero? It must be that bitch Sharpy. Maia and Adair are back to ask the tough questions, like why people don’t research pet policies for places they are…
53: Zapped and The Peggy Warburton
Apr 18 • 50 min
The Stepford…Boys? Who hasn’t tried to program all members of the opposite sex? And when your home is suddenly invaded by boys, what choice do you have? Zapped shows the story of one such hero. Zendaya stars in a loosely Sci-Fi story about how gross boys…
52: Cheetah Girls: One World and The Cheetah-Licious
Apr 4 • 50 min
One more movie with one less star! The girls are (mostly) back to make new, easily avoidable mistakes! The Cheetahs travel to Bollywood to star in a movie, only to find out it’s Cheetah Girls 3, and Raven didn’t want to do it. The cyber love connection,…
51: Jump In & The Super Skipper
Mar 21 • 48 min
Boxing? Jump Rope? Gender Roles? It must be Jump In! The puns and the voice over may not add to the experience of this one, but the forced adherence to gender norms at least makes it feel dated! Listen your hosts wade through half assed bullying attempts…
50: Let It Shine and Roy Rodgers
Mar 7 • 66 min
When is a musical not like a musical? When it’s Disney Channel trying to do a hip hop musical version of Cyrano de Bergerac… 50 episodes in with no sign of stopping, Adair and Maia are back! In today’s episode, they discuss the finer points of hip hop…
49: Genius and Rose
Feb 21 • 62 min
Awkward people and off-kilter science? Viable nerd transformation? Impromptu renditions of Wicked? A guest host who won’t stop/ can’t stop? It’s gotta be Dizzy, and you gotta buckle up for this one. Adair and Maia are joined by Skyler, who helps them get…
48: Wizards of Waverly Place & Vodka Tonics
Feb 7 • 43 min
You like Harry Potter? Go listen to another podcast because this ain’t your British wizard show, this here is a made in America wizard adventure! (Despite it not taking place in America.) Maia and Adair break down family dynamics, the finer points of…
47: Pixel Perfect With Rum & Cokes
Jan 17 • 33 min
A backdoor prequel to Smart House? A forerunner to the Tupac hologram? And an unprecedented first for this podcast?!?!! Maia and Adair tackle this “film” which wrestles with unreal perfection versus the shit that is reality. We’ve got freaky tech, brain…
46: The Ultimate Christmas Present & Alpines
Jan 3 • 60 min
Because climate change is the gift that keeps on giving! The lengths that a lazy kid will go to in order to not write a paper for school kicks off this classic tale of unpredictable weather, borrowing VHS tapes for WAY too long, and a legitimate quest for…
Holiday Special 2017: A Christmas Carol
Dec 25, 2017 • 64 min
We hope you enjoy our 2017 Christmas special; a modern, radio play version of Dickens’ tale of redemption and love. The hosts from our current podcasts (and some yet to come) worked very hard on it. Below, in no particular order, are the cast and crew…
45: Get A Clue and Cosmos
Dec 13, 2017 • 46 min
Take Two! After a brief recalibration, Adair and Maia are back to talk about the Lindsay Lohan classic, Get a Clue! Journalism (back when that was still a thing), Spy Tech (that we all have on our phones now), and the high stakes of teacher romances (it…
44: Princess Protection Redux
Nov 29, 2017 • 51 min
A royal engagement!
43: Don’t Look Under The Bed & BYOB
Nov 15, 2017 • 43 min
Don’t listen alone! The Boogieman is a real bitch. Maia and Adair are going to take you into his weird attempt to frame a child for his crimes! You’ll learn why the emotional crutch of an imaginary friend is necessary, the real bummer of childhood…
42: The Lizzie McGuire Movie & Italian Sparkling Wine
Nov 1, 2017 • 33 min
In a very special episode of Dizzy Channel, it’s time for the movie that has done as much harm as good for the Italian people as Super Mario: the one, the only, The Lizzie McGuire Movie! What’s that you say? “That’s not a DCOM! This is a DCOM Podcast!”…
41: Lemonade Mouth & Lemonade Moonshine
Oct 18, 2017 • 48 min
Maia loves Lemonade Mouth
40: Descendants 2 & Apple Moonshine
Oct 4, 2017 • 47 min
What do you do to raise the stakes of a sequel? You bring on a special guest and drink moonshine. Maia and Adair welcome fellow SWP host, Alyssa of Wordstruck fame! The ladies talk through the new Doctor Who, Adair’s Birthday, and why children never live…
39: Invisible Sister and Invisible Slushies
Sep 20, 2017 • 60 min
Ah, siblings…The best of friends and scientific monsters all at the same time. Adair and Maia are here with the DCOM that started it all! (At least for this show) With Special Sibling and Sister expert, Ann! This week’s movie provides thrills and chills…
38: Tiger Cruise and Tiger’s Blood
Sep 6, 2017 • 42 min
When Bill Pullman is your dad, you know shit is about to get real and that you most likely won’t be back for the sequel. Maia and Adair take you down memory lane, to the distant year 2004, for a movie that can only be described as…Well, it’s about 9/11.…
37. Stuck in the Suburbs and White Wine Spritzer
Aug 24, 2017 • 52 min
Maia and Adair find themselves half-naked and wholly drunk in a suburbs-packed episode. Montana geography, hairstyles, and communication problems are all on the table, as the two once-neighbors drink their way through another DCOM.
36: Teen Beach 2 and LaCroix with Lime
Aug 9, 2017 • 30 min
First days of school, high school romance, and alternate time lines? No, it’s not an episode of Doctor Who, it’s Teen Beach 2! Here on Dizzy Channel.
35: Teen Beach Movie and LA Croix & Vodka
Jul 26, 2017 • 42 min
Wet Side Story…NOT actually a porno
34: High School Musical 3 and Rose
Jul 12, 2017 • 73 min
The three-peat is here, Wild Cats! Your hosts welcome back Lars for the unprecedented review of a theatrically released film: High School Musical 3! A discussion of all things senior year, teenage heart throbs and their careers, and question of “which one…
33: Cheetah Girls 2 & Span-ish Wine
Jun 28, 2017 • 41 min
Kenny Ortega doesn’t know how belts work!
32: Geek Charming and Sangria
Jun 14, 2017 • 52 min
Winner of the Puget Sound Film Festival (if that were a thing)
31: Radio Rebel and Beers
May 31, 2017 • 49 min
Prom, podcasts, and popular people: life is high stakes! Maia and Adair are joined by Max to discuss the podcasting prototype, Radio Rebel. It’s a film that makes you ask…who is Radio Rebel? Listen in as the gang tells high school stories, and reveal prom…
30: Motocrossed and Man-mosas
May 17, 2017 • 40 min
Megan and Max return! You hosts, Adair and Maia, take you back to the year 2001 to examine the (at the time) groundbreaking film about gender roles, Motocrossed. It’s a film that made us all have weird feelings, wonder about secret families, and hate the…
29: Rip Girls and Ocean Breeze
May 3, 2017 • 56 min
Maria returns to join your fearless hosts Maia and Adair for a film that’s as comfortable with nudity as it is with eroding all trust children have in adults. Rip Girls, like property laws and a 13 year old’s emotions, is a complicated film.
28: HSM 2 and “Mocktails!”
Apr 19, 2017 • 42 min
Lars is back with Adair and Maia because we are all in this together! On their second recording of the day, for the second installment of this series, the girls get extra Dizzy while giving you the run down on high school romance. Relationships,…
27: Princess Protection Program and No Shrubs
Apr 5, 2017 • 50 min
A geopolitical crisis is nothing compared to a contentious race for homecoming queen! Yes, your hosts are back with a DCOM that is close to their broken hearts: Princess Protection Program. A film about nondescript accents, secret families, and the never…
26: Zenon- Z3 and Zloe Gin Fizz
Mar 22, 2017 • 57 min
The first DCOM series to be finished here at Dizzy Channel! Leah and David are back to finish what they started as this bender of a DCOM comes to an end. Parking skills, Paul Frank designs, moon landing theories, and ranking of people make for an other…
25: Gotta Kick It Up and The Bloody Maria
Mar 8, 2017 • 51 min
Subtle racism, subtle alcoholism, 100% Dizzy Original Friendship! Megan and Ann return with Erik (kind of) to join Adair & Maia in their quest to try and find the meaning of si se puede, what it takes to be a great white savior, and why Eric is so…
24: Wendy Wu Homecoming Warrior
Feb 22, 2017 • 50 min
A movie you never remembered was ok! Maia and Adair tackle possession logic failures, the fine art of politics for school court, and so many micro aggressions it gets macro! ​​​​​​​You don’t have to be reincarnated to like this movie, plum wine helps too!
23: Descendants and The Pink Princess
Feb 8, 2017 • 66 min
The children of villains are titular characters of this Kenny Ortega fueled, pubescent version of Once Upon A Time. Maia and Adair give this movie the kind of careful consideration that the creative staff never did. We #learnnewthingsaboutfriends while…
22: Smart House and Egg Nog
Jan 25, 2017 • 56 min
THE FUTURE IS HERE! Brought to you by LeVar Burton! Adair and Maia welcome Ann (Adair’s sister!) to the show for the DCOM we can all say predicted the Nest Thermostat, Oculus Rift, and the finale of Son’s of Anarchy. Smart House was one of the seminal…
21: The 13th Year and The Dark and Stormy
Jan 11, 2017 • 61 min
Mermaids, man. Mermen? Whatever, puberty is weird. The gang’s all here, Adair and Maia welcome back Megan and Amanda for a movie we all remember fondly. The 13th Year plays on the fantasy we all have of growing a tale and reuniting with the family that…
Holiday Special 2016!
Dec 28, 2016 • 5 min
Maia and Adair would like to share a very special holiday treat with you. Deep in the lab, all the Secret Weapons Productions Team got together to make a special episode. A holiday episode! And much like the seminal classic DCOM “Twas The Night,” the…
20: Luck of The Irish and Irish Cream
Dec 14, 2016 • 52 min
Maia and Adair are back with another of the O.G DCOMs. Mentioned often in the same fond breath as Zenon and Brink by many a 90’s child, Luck of The Irish is remembered fondly. But like so many DCOMs, it is also remembered vaguely. Was it good? Did it…
19: The Even Stevens Movie and Thanksgiving
Nov 30, 2016 • 54 min
Many origins are dark, and some are even racist! The Even Stevens movie may not be the origin of that property, but it may very well be the origin of the crazy that is Shia LaBeouf! This DCOM is one for the racist, sexually suggestive ages. Megan and Max…
18: Star Struck and Bloody Marys
Nov 16, 2016 • 50 min
This special birthday episode celebrates the anniversary of Maia’s birth, and the birth of a new Dizzy fan! The surprisingly interesting, well done DCOM that you forgot ever seeing. The troubling tropes aside, this brunch filled episode takes us down…
17: The Cheetah Girls and Grapefruit Mimosas
Nov 2, 2016 • 66 min
Maia and Adair are joined by Rory (who is an honorary Cheetah Girl in the eyes of Secret Weapon Productions.) This leopard print romp down memory lane is powered by Grapefruit mimosas, girl groups, old time-y porn radio plays, the reboot of That’s So…
16: Halloweentown 2-Kalabar’s Revenge and Witch’s Brew
Oct 19, 2016 • 46 min
The only sequel to a DCOM that matters! Samantha returns, Grandma returns, Alcohol returns! This week, the ladies sneak two reviews into this episode! Halloweentown Two, and a bonus mini review of Ghostbusters (2006?). The sequels that makes you squeal!…
15: Halloweentown and Cider
Oct 5, 2016 • 56 min
Family rebellion, awesome grandma, and Kalabar! This is the one we all remember and love, and Dizzy Channel has you covered for all of October. In the first installment, Adair and Maia are joined by Samantha (the proud owner of ALL the Halloweentown…
14: Cow Belles and White
Sep 21, 2016 • 40 min
The dangers of probiotics, sexist math, a farm that’s a factory, snoring dogs, and oblivious white white girl problems make this movie one that… happened. Half of Adair’s family guest stars!
13: Johnny Kapahala and Pineapple Margaritas
Sep 7, 2016 • 49 min
In the “dizziest” episode yet, Maia and Adair welcome back Anthony for to review the sequel nobody asked for. Second marriages, shots of tequila, the sequel to Napoleon Dynamite, song parodies, challenges to other Secret Weapons hosts, and more on this…
12: Johnny Tsunami and Longboard Island Lager
Aug 24, 2016 • 65 min
Johnny Tsunami wanted to do for snowboarding what Brink did for inline skating. But snowboarding didn’t need any help, so this movie decided to be about a race/class/generational divide instead. Maia and Adair are joined by Anthony as the one true guest…
11: High School Musical and Wine Spritzers
Aug 10, 2016 • 65 min
Maia and Adair do their patriotic duty by introducing an ex-pat to wonderful world of HSM. Special Guest Lars was living outside the US in 2006 when everything changed stateside with the release of this now beloved classic. A young and not shirtless…
10: Cadet Kelly and The Big Sir
Jul 27, 2016 • 55 min
Maia and Adair are joined by Amanda for an in depth look at the modern classic, Cadet Kelly. It’s an age old tale about how to suck the free-spirit out of a child by putting them into training to join the military industrial complex. Also, friendship and…
9: Zenon The Zequel and Zangria
Jul 13, 2016 • 57 min
Leah and David return for the sequel that changed our lives. Maia and Adair have whipped up a wicked batch of Zangria so anything could happen. It’s the epic re-teaming that quickly turned into a Earth Girls Vs. Space Siblings *Warning* Cosmic…
8: Read it and Weep and Booze Your Own Adventure
Jun 29, 2016 • 50 min
A journal changes a life proving the power of the written word and tween fiction.
7: Stepsister From Planet Weird & Red Headed Stepsister
Jun 15, 2016 • 54 min
Adair and Maia are busy, but getting it done. This week “Stepsister from Planet Weird” is in their crosshairs.
6: Frenemies & Cider (Beers Frenemy)
Jun 1, 2016 • 47 min
Three short stories made into one unique movie. Two friends take them on one by one.
5: Underwraps and Overpriced 2 Buck Chuck
May 18, 2016 • 68 min
Maia and Adair welcome Anthony into the Dizzy Sanctum.
4: Camp Rock 2 and Liquid Brunch
May 4, 2016 • 56 min
Maia and Adair embrace their inner camper and go back to Camp Rock for the sequel and more Jonas Brotherly Love.
3: Camp Rock and Sauvignon Blanc
Apr 20, 2016 • 55 min
Maia and Adair drink white and give Camp Rock the kind of fine tooth analysis that was never applied to the Jonas family purity.
2: Zenon and The Zetus Lapetus
Apr 6, 2016 • 59 min
Adair, Maia and their guests (David and Leah) form a four man crew to explore the intergalactic hit Zenon: Girl of 21st Century. The journey is fraught with danger, alcoholic Tang, and maybe a rogue Anthony.
1: Brink and Bottom Shelf Vodka
Mar 23, 2016 • 59 min
Brink did the impossible, it made us all want to be “Soul Skaters
Intro: Not Right on Track
Mar 9, 2016 • 15 min
Meet Maia. Meet Adair. Get ready for them to take on (almost) every Disney Channel Original Movie from your childhood, reminding you why they were awesome, why they were awful, and why you should still be watching.