What A Concept!

What A Concept!

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Located in the only part of New York State that says “Pop” instead of “Soda”, Christine Gunsher and Alyssa Johnson have been friends since high school.


BONUS: Outtakes
Aug 13 • 26 min
A quick filler episode while Alyssa gets her shit together.
Eight: Phormetical
Jan 20 • 186 min
In our eighth episode, we take a request from a friend of Chrissy’s and listen to Twenty One Pilot’s latest album; Trench. Why won’t Chrissy listen to Blurry Face? Is this album actually cultural appropriation? Why is this episode so long? Only two best…
Seven: This Is Chrissy’s Favorite
Nov 28, 2019 • 171 min
In our seventh episode, we finally talk about an album we both love! Gorillaz’s Demon Days. What’s so funny about the word “among”? Why can’t Chrissy and Alyssa get the audio right for just one episode? Will Chrissy ever remember who Alyssa is?? Only two…
Six: A Grave Mistake
Nov 20, 2019 • 143 min
In our sixth episode, we celebrate the spookiest of holidays with a very specific drinking game! What horror movies has Alyssa seen? Get it right, you win! Get it wrong, you drink. We go through Ice Nine Kills’ album; the Silver Scream, where (almost)…
Five: Our National Anthem
Oct 30, 2019 • 99 min
In our fifth episode, we break down and create a story with the Killer’s Hot Fuss! How many national anthems does America have? Do serial killers deserve happy endings? What’s the best revenge to get on a high school bully? Only two best friends can…
Four: Phosphorescent Leech
Sep 30, 2019 • 105 min
In our fourth episode, we take a listen to the Turtles album: The Turtles Present the Battle of the Bands! Is there a good kind of racism? (No.) Did Alyssa really find a non-depressing concept album? Can we somehow fix Country music? Only two best friends…
Three: Too Many Metaphors
Sep 23, 2019 • 145 min
In our very delayed third episode, we sit down to listen to the very special concept album turned musical; Hadestown by Anais Mitchell! Is Hades really the bad guy? Is Persephone as innocent as we think she is? How the hell do you pronounce Eurydice? Only…
Two: My Chemical Parents
May 30, 2019 • 76 min
In our second episode, we break down the album that defined a generation; My Chemical Romance’s The Black Parade! Why is every album protagonist a jerk? Does this album even have a story? How has Chrissy seriously never heard that song all the way…
One: Tigers on Vaseline
May 13, 2019 • 69 min
In our first episode, we break down the iconic David Bowie album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars. Who is Ziggy? Is he God? An alien? Or just an asshole? Only two best friends can decide.