Worst Friends Forever

Worst Friends Forever

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A weekly podcast where 3 long distance best friends discuss pop culture—from books to current events and everything in between. Original music by Stephen Valentine (soundcloud.com/Stephen-Valentine)
140 - Politics of Harry Potter: “When You’re Us, This Makes Sense”
Dec 7 • 62 min
This week we’re discussing the politics of the Wizarding World—how it compares to real life, how the wizarding and muggle worlds compare, and how we feel about it all. This is a completely noncomprehensive discussion where we don’t even talk about…
139 - Alias Grace: “Sinisterly Step Dancing”
Nov 30 • 51 min
This episode we’re talking about the new Netflix/CBC adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s novel Alias Grace. We watched the whole thing, even though at least one of us was not in The Mood (TM).
138 - Thanksgiving in Media: “I Love Their Toast-Thanksgiving Forever”
Nov 22 • 50 min
This year for Thanksgiving we’re talking about our favorite Thanksgiving tv episodes and movies from Friends and Gilmore Girls to A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving. Be sure to let us know your favorites at @Wffpodcast or in our new Facebook group, WFF Drinking…
137 - Minimalism: “You’re Being Made Cozy By Things”
Nov 16 • 83 min
For this episode we watched “Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things” (https://minimalismfilm.com/) and then tried to apply those concepts to our lives. We threw away and donated a lot of stuff…and we have some thoughts on the whole process.
136 - Traditions: “If I Don’t Everything Will Crumble”
Nov 9 • 76 min
This week we’re talking about traditions! Religious traditions, family traditions, holiday traditions—all of ‘em! We talk about if traditions block progress, traditions you have with yourself, and we talk about Christmas trees for a bit.
135 - Turtles All the Way Down: “My Journey…Or Whatever”
Nov 2 • 86 min
This week we’re discussing John Green’s new novel, Turtles All the Way Down. We discuss the book, it’s treatment of mental illness, and if it was a fun read. Listen and let us know what you think @WffPodcast
134 - The Mayor: “Everyone Cares”
Oct 26 • 46 min
This week we’re talking about the new ABC comedy ‘The Mayor’. We watched the first 3 episodes, so if you don’t want to be spoiled be sure to check them out first!
133 - Batman vs. Superman: “Toxic Masculinity vs. Toxic Masculinity”
Oct 19 • 46 min
This week we’re answering the question “Is Batman vs. Superman as bad as diehard comics fans say it is?”. The answer is probably no, but that doesn’t mean it’s not awful. We had a lot of thoughts.
132- The Magic School Bus Rides Again: “I Have a Lot of Questions About the Giant Cheerleading Robot”
Oct 12 • 47 min
This week we’re talking about the Magic School Bus reboot on Netflix—The Magic School Bus Rides Again! Does it hold up to the original? Is it worth watching? No worries, we’ll let you know!
131- What Happened: “Me Too, Girl”
Oct 5 • 69 min
This episode we’re discussing Hillary Clinton’s new book What Happened. We discuss the book, if we’re glad we read it, and how many times we cried. Ya know, normal things.
Quickshot: “Listeners are Friends, Not Food”
Sep 30 • 20 min
In this quickshot, the Emilys are responding to some of your suggestions for the podcast from Listener Appreciation Month!
130 - WFF Quiz Show: “I’m So Glad I Got One Right”
Sep 28 • 93 min
To complete Listener Appreciation Month, we’re doing a very special episode—the WFF Quiz Show! Listen in as the 3 of us compete to find out who is actually the worst.
129 - Honest Trailers: “I Make No Apologies”
Sep 21 • 36 min
For week 3 of Listener Appreciation Month we’re talking about the YouTube series Honest Trailers by Screen Junkies! We talk about the show, if it bad to watch before you’ve seen a movie, and if the criticisms are fair.
128 - Teen Dramas We Missed (Finales): “I Can Only Assume the Bagel Slicer Has Played a Role”
Sep 14 • 69 min
For week 2 of Listener Appreciation Month we’re revisiting episode 106 of the podcast and watching the finales of the teen dramas we missed: Dawson’s Creek, The OC, One Tree Hill, and Gossip Girl. And then we try to guess what happened in between. It goes…
127 - Movie Soundtracks: “Oh F*ck, Wait…”
Sep 7 • 54 min
This week marks the first episode of Listener Appreciation Month! We’re discussing movie soundtracks—our favorites, the most memorable, if movie musicals count, if John Williams should just score everything…
126 - Social Media: “Ah, Aggressive Ignorance”
Aug 31 • 67 min
This week we’re talking about the internet and social media and how it impacts our lives. Does it impact our mood, relationships, and how we get information? Do we use Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram too much? Let us now on our social media channels,…
125 - Movies We Liked as Teens: “Stupid and Quotable”
Aug 24 • 59 min
This week we’re talking all about our “go-to” movies when we were teenagers—what did we like and why did we like it? From Harry Potter to Zoolander, we had some interesting choices.
124 - The Big Sick: “Away Toilet Anxiety”
Aug 17 • 76 min
This week we’re discussing the new movie by Kumail Nanjiani and his wife Emily Gordon, The Big Sick. Based on their own love story, the movie deals with illness, culture clashes, and interesting standup comedy.
123 - Wet Hot American Summer 10 Years Later: “I Don’t Even Know What Kind of Comedy This Is”
Aug 10 • 53 min
This episode is all about the new Wet Hot American Summer series from Netflix: Ten Years Later. We talk about characters, storylines, if it’s even funny, and if it’s something that needed to happen.
122 - Ranking the Harry Potter Movies: “The Podcast We Were Born to Make”
Aug 3 • 63 min
This week we dive into a topic that we’ve been preparing for since 2001—a ranking of all 8 Harry Potter films. We discuss which movies are the best adaptations, which ones we love the most, and which ones are the best films—and how sometimes those…
121 - The Philadelphia Story: “That’s the Kind of Girl We’re Dealing With”
Jul 27 • 78 min
This week we’re talking about the 1940 romantic comedy The Philadelphia Story, starring Katherine Hepburn, Cary Grant, and Jimmy Stewart. We’re excited to hear your thoughts, so hit us up @Wffpodcast! Also…spoiler alert for Gilmore Girls? Just roll with…
120 - Disney Sequels: “That’s How Lions Work”
Jul 20 • 59 min
This week we’re talking about the sequels produced by the House of Mouse—From Cinderella III to The Toy Story series to the total abomination that is Mulan II. Be sure to hit us up @WFFPodcast and let us know what Disney movie sequels you like—and…
119 GLOW: “I Was Like ‘Oh Right, 1980’”
Jul 13 • 59 min
This week is all about the Netflix series GLOW! We talk about the show, our feelings on wrestling and these (awesome) characters. Let us know what you think!
118 - Favorite Villains: “This Monkey is Brilliant”
Jul 6 • 59 min
This week we’re following up our episode on our favorite characters with an episode on our favorite villains from books, movies and tv shows. We talk a little about what defines a villain and what makes us like them. Shout out to Mariah for…
117 - Crashing: “We Kill Everything”
Jun 29 • 58 min
This episode we’re talking about the UK series Crashing—all about property guardians at an abandoned hospital. It’s a short little season too!
116 - Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret: “I Definitely Lied”
Jun 22 • 66 min
This week we discuss the classic Judy Blume novel, “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret”. Also you may never trust us again.
115 - Wonder Woman: “I Guess We’re Not Doing ‘Man’ Movies Anymore”
Jun 15 • 72 min
It’s happening! We’re talking about Wonder Woman! The movie, the story, superhero movies in general…and how exactly to we visit Paradise Island?
114 - Difficult History: “We’ve Gone Nowhere”
Jun 8 • 63 min
This week we’re talking about how to remember and deal with the more troubling parts of our history. Should we take down Civil War monuments? How do we approach these issues when we’re taught such drastically different versions of the same history?
113 - Master of None s2: “Never Enough Denise”
Jun 1 • 65 min
This week is all about season 2 of Aziz Ansari’s Master of None—we discuss the show’s style, vibe, and if we want a season 3. Also the word “artsy” is used way more that necessary.
112 - Favorite Characters: “This Is a Fun Episode”
May 25 • 70 min
This week we’re talking about our favorite characters from books, movies, and television. Also, everything’s coming up Emily. Tell us your favorite characters @Wffpodcast
111 - The Circle: “IT WAS FINE!”
May 18 • 65 min
This week we’re discussing the movie The Circle, based on the novel by Dave Eggers. We discuss how creepy it is, why movie reviews are garbage, and Emma Watson’s accent.
110 - The Handmaid’s Tale: “Grossest Use of the Word ‘Ceremony’ Ever”
May 11 • 76 min
This episode is all about Hulu’s adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale. We’ll be discussing episodes 1-4, but we’ve all read the novel so if you’re EXTREMELY spoilerphobic, beware. We did our best to remain spoiler-free, so for the most part you should be…
109: “Henrietta Lacks Saved Us All From Polio”
May 4 • 52 min
This week we’re talking about the HBO movie The Immortal Life of Henriette Lacks (as well as the book and the actual HeLa cells). Taylor talks about using the HeLa cells in her lab everyday. Let us know what you think of the movie (or whatever you…
108 - S-Town: “I Felt Very Strange”
Apr 27 • 52 min
This week we’re talking about the new podcast from the creators of This American Life and Serial, S-Town. We listened to the whole thing and now we have…some thoughts. Let us know if you’ve listened and what you thought!
107 - Guilty Pleasures: “Think of the Brunch”
Apr 20 • 69 min
This week’s episode is all about guilty pleasures—what are ours? Should we feel guilty about them? Why does Emily K remember one random John Mayer tweet so well?
106 - Teen Dramas We Missed: “I’m Weirded Out By How Much I Like It”
Apr 13 • 68 min
This week we watched pilots of 4 teen dramas we “missed” when we were younger—Dawson’s Creek, The OC, One Tree Hill and Gossip Girl. Did we miss out? Did we like them? Will we keep watching?
105 - The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: “The Most Okay You’ll Ever Be With ‘50s Sexism”
Apr 6 • 61 min
This week we’re talking about Amy Sherman-Palladino’s Amazon pilot, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel! Have we forgiven ASP? Can we get past our issues and enjoy this show? Listen now and find out!
104 - Beauty and the Beast: “Maybe Bestiality is More Charming When It’s a Cartoon?”
Mar 30 • 70 min
This episode is all about the new Beauty and the Beast! We talk about want we liked, what we hated, the new songs, and why everyone who had known the Beast since he was a kid stopped calling him Adam.
103 - Protest Fatigue: “We’re In New, Shitty Waters”
Mar 23 • 74 min
This week we’re talking about protest fatigue in the age of Trump. We talk about resisting, protest styles, and give our personal tips and observations. Be sure to share your thoughts with us at @Wffpodcast
102 - When We Rise: “I Was A Mess”
Mar 16 • 70 min
In this episode we’re talking about When We Rise, ABC’s miniseries about the struggle of the LGBTQA+ community in the United States created by Dustin Lance Black.
101 - Non-Transferable: “I Enjoy a Good Travel Montage”
Mar 9 • 56 min
This week we’re talking about Non-Transferable, a movie written by, directed by, and starring Brendan Bradley! Also starring Ashley Clements from The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, it’s about Amy Tyler, who has planned the perfect surprise vacation…
100 - Keeping It 100: “Hot Fuss is the Pinnacle”
Mar 2 • 79 min
It’s our 100th episode! We’re celebrating but talking about people we think keep it 100, songs we’ve heard 100 times, movie Emily K has watched too much, and our favorite 100th episodes of things.
99 - Pet Movies: “No One Died, but DAMN”
Feb 23 • 58 min
This week we’re talking about pet movies—Air Bud, My Dog Skip, and the sob fest that is Marley and Me. We also discuss a Dog’s Purpose and Peta because why not?
98 - Santa Clarita Diet: “The Toe Was Fine, But the Eye…”
Feb 16 • 61 min
This week we’re talking about the new Netflix Original Series Santa Clarita Diet. We discuss Drew Barrymore, storing people in freezers, and our personal limits for watching other people vomit.
97 - Victoria: “There Needed to Be More Retribution”
Feb 9 • 60 min
This week we’re talking about the BBC series Victoria, which aired in the UK months ago but is airing in the US right now. So we’re doing it know because we’re Americans and BBC doesn’t give us iPlayer access.
96 - Difficult Women: “I Think I Like This But I’m Also Upset”
Feb 2 • 64 min
We’re talking all about Roxane Gay, her new book Difficult Women, and the type of dust jackets we prefer.
95 - Media We Avoid: “Trust Your Instincts”
Jan 26 • 63 min
This week we’re talking about media we avoid—movies we refuse to see, books we don’t want to read, and news sources we tune out. What makes us want to avoid something? Can you still criticize something you refuse to watch?
94 - Sherlock: “Oh, THIS is the Darkest Dark”
Jan 19 • 72 min
This week’s episode is all about BBC’s Sherlock—we focus on season 4 but also talk about the show’s history, problems with queerbaiting, and problems in the fandom. Spoilers galore!
93 - Hidden Figures: “This Hits Right in My Sweet Spot”
Jan 12 • 70 min
This episode is all about Hidden Figures—the movie AND the book. We talk about the story, the movie, and the incredible women who helped America win the space race!
92 - Female Relationships: “She Was a Straight Up Mean Girl”
Jan 5 • 58 min
To kick off 2017 we’re talking about female relationships—our experiences with “Mean Girl” culture, how how friendships have changed, and what we think about how female friendships are portrayed in media. Plus we talk about our favorite female…
91- 2016: “I Don’t Know Why I Still Hope For Things”
Dec 29, 2016 • 59 min
It’s time to look back on 2016—we managed to find some positive things to talk about guys. …promise.
90 - Barry: “I Get It, He Smoked a Lot”
Dec 22, 2016 • 66 min
This episode is about the new movie Barry, about Barack Obama’s junior year of college. We…had some thoughts? Not too many though.
89 - Sports: “No One Really Feels Like We Will Ever Feel Joy Ever Again”
Dec 15, 2016 • 72 min
This week we’re talking about a topic that’s been on our topic idea list forever: SPORTS! Our experiences with them, sports culture, and if outcomes of sports have an impact on our mood.
88 - Moana: “We All Have Disagreements About the Ocean”
Dec 8, 2016 • 66 min
This week’s episode is about the new Disney movie Moana! We talk about the movie, soundtrack, story and cast! Plus, will Lin-Manuel Miranda EGOT?? Also, Emily K. really needs recommendations on what to do with her blueberry vodka.
87e - Gilmore Girls Revival - “Team Planned Parenthood”
Dec 2, 2016 • 79 min
Okay, it’s time to wrap up #WFFGilmoreWeek with an episode about Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life as a whole! Time to talk about themes, characters we missed and if there is value in coming full circle.
87d - Gilmore Girls ‘Fall’ - “My Heart Can’t Do This Anymore”
Dec 1, 2016 • 74 min
It’s time to talk about the final episode of Gilmore Girls (ever?): “Fall”. We disagree about the Life and Death Brigade, continue to be confused by Rory and Logan and squeal of Luke and Lorelai. Join us!
87c - Gilmore Girls ‘Summer’ - “Again, I’m Still Confused”
Nov 30, 2016 • 61 min
We’re continuing #WFFGilmoreWeek, talking all about the third episode of Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, “Summer”. We’re talking about Rory’s decision to become Jo March, Lorelai getting ready to do ‘Wild’, and how apparently they have servant…
87b - Gilmore Girls ‘Spring’ - “There’s More Confusion Than Ever Before”
Nov 29, 2016 • 65 min
It’s day 2 of #WFFGilmoreWeek! Episode number 2 all about “Spring”. We talk about the second episode of Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life and try to remain pretty spoiler free for the next two. There’s a lot to talk about, so buckle up!
87a - Gilmore Girls ‘Winter’ - “Really A Lot of Confusion”
Nov 28, 2016 • 54 min
It’s the beginning of #WFFGilmoreWeek! Episode number 1 all about “Winter”. We talk about the first episode of Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life and try to remain pretty spoiler free for the next three. We’re back in Stars Hollow, let’s talk all about it!
86 - The Loving Story: “THIS IS TRAGIC”
Nov 24, 2016 • 65 min
Happy Thanksgiving! This week’s episode is all about The HBO documentary The Loving Story, mostly because the new movie Loving wasn’t playing at any theaters near us. Join us as we discuss this documentary and the couple behind the landmark…
85 - The Crown: “The Obvious Solution is Murder”
Nov 17, 2016 • 69 min
This week is all about Netflix’s new drama The Crown! We talk about the show, Queen Elizabeth and all of the relationships in her life!
84 - Good Girls Revolt: “Emily, STOP!”
Nov 10, 2016 • 83 min
This episode is about the new Amazon series Good Girls Revolt! Also the Emilys make Taylor question this episode, podcast, and possibly the entire friendship.
83 - Disney Channel Movies: “It Has a Lawrence Brother”
Nov 3, 2016 • 63 min
This week is all about the Disney Channel Original Movies of our younger years—why we love them, which ones we didn’t and if they’re worth revisiting. Find us around the internet @wffpodcast and let us know your favorites!
82 - 2016 Election: “We’ve Got a Little Endorsement for You”
Oct 27, 2016 • 67 min
This week is our election special, featuring our #WFFEndorsement! We talk about the election, what it feels like to watch the first female major party nominee and the challenges of voting third party.
81 - The Rom Com Bitch: “He’s Like Lettuce”
Oct 20, 2016 • 59 min
This week we’re talking about a BuzzFeed article by Bim Adewunmi and the trope of the Rom Com Bitch! Let us know what you think of the trope, if you think it should be retired, and what you thought of the article!
80 - Audrie & Daisy: “Difficult but Important”
Oct 13, 2016 • 67 min
This week we’re discussing the Netflix documentary “Audrie & Daisy”. We discuss the film, the stories, and rape culture. Warning: This episode contains difficult language and frank discussions about sexual assault involving minors.
79 - Dirty 30: “You Guys Scare the Shit Out of Me”
Oct 6, 2016 • 62 min
This week we’re talking about Dirty 30, the new movie starring Mamrie Hart, Grace Helbig and Hannah Hart! We talk about not just the movie—but these awesome women and how they got to where they are. Let us know what you think by finding us around the…
78 - Pitch: “Oh. He’s Just…Dead”
Sep 29, 2016 • 76 min
This week we’re joined by our friend and baseball fanatic Melissa to discuss the new Fox series Pitch! We talk about baseball, the show itself, and if we think a woman could really break into the Majors!
77 - Lovesick: “A Disheveled Teddy Bear”
Sep 22, 2016 • 55 min
This week were talking about the Channel 4 series “Scrotal Recall” that became the Netflix series “Lovesick”. We watched all of season 1 to prepare for the new season out in November on Netflix!
76 - Drinking Culture: “What’s Going on In The Society?”
Sep 15, 2016 • 56 min
This week we’re talking about drinking, drinking culture, why we drink and why we started drinking. There’s a lot of self reflection and almost no conclusions. Enjoy!
75 - The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo: “She’s a Hufflepuff!”
Sep 8, 2016 • 66 min
This week we’re talking about Amy Schumer’s book The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo! We talk about the themes of the book, what we liked about it and how it compares to the other celebrity books we’ve read.
74 - Fall TV: “I’m Mad That I Had to Sit Through That”
Sep 1, 2016 • 65 min
This week we’re talking about fall tv! We watched all of the trailers for the new network shows and we’re ready to discuss the shows, what makes us want to watch tv shows, and what makes us say “never ever in a million years”.
73 - Modern Romance: “If That Person Exists, I Will Marry Them Immediately”
Aug 25, 2016 • 82 min
This week’s episode is all about Aziz Ansari’s book Modern Romance. We’re talking about the book, online dating, and the fact that we’ll never get married because we’ve already found everything we need in each other.
72 - Adult Cartoons: “I Was Ready to Be Really Offended”
Aug 18, 2016 • 64 min
This week we’re talking about cartoons made for adults—Family Guy, The Simpsons, Bob’s Burgers, and South Park to name a few. How do we feel about them? What do people think about them? Let us know which ones are your favorites @wffpodcast.
71 - The Olympics: “We Need to Bring Chariot Racing Back”
Aug 11, 2016 • 70 min
This week we’re talking about the Olympics! The current Olympics, problems with the games and why we still just love ‘em. Let us know what you like about the Olympics by finding us all around the internet @wffpodcast.
70 - Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: “McGonagall Doesn’t Deserve This Shit”
Aug 4, 2016 • 136 min
This week we have a supersized episode for you all about Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!! We discuss the format, story, characterization and if we accept J.K. Rowling’s word that this is canon. Buckle up, it’s gonna be a bumpy ride.
69 - So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed: “Yeah, So…Yikes”
Jul 28, 2016 • 83 min
This week we’re talking about Jon Ronson’s book “So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed” and the culture of public shaming on the internet! Let us know what you think @wffpodcast!
68 - Ghostbusters: “I Can’t Take You Seriously”
Jul 21, 2016 • 71 min
This week we’re talking about the Ghostbusters reboot! We also discuss the original, our love for Kate McKinnon, and the nastiness aimed at Leslie Jones. Let us know what you think! @wffpodcast
67 - Confidence: “We Ruin Everything”
Jul 14, 2016 • 67 min
This week we’re talking about confidence: what it is, where it comes from and why it matters! Let us know what you think and tell us what gives you confidence around the internet @wffpodcast
66 - Lifestyle Changes: “That’s the Millennial Way”
Jul 7, 2016 • 61 min
This week were talking about different lifestyle changes we all challenged ourselves to. Cooking, reading the newspaper, working out—we talk about how well we did and how easy/hard it is to change your habits. This episode also involves our cutest…
65 - Reality Television: “It Doesn’t Actually Matter”
Jun 30, 2016 • 72 min
This week is all about reality tv. What we like, why we like it and why people shop just stop being elitist and admit that they like it.
64 - Finding Dory: “I Was Rewarded Beyond My Wildest Dreams”
Jun 23, 2016 • 70 min
This week were talking about the new Finding Nemo sequel, Finding Dory! How we like the movie, the story, the new characters and of course, the adorable short shown before the movie!
63 - Harry Potter: “Of Course She’s Gonna Make Out With Krum”
Jun 16, 2016 • 67 min
This week we’re talking about the relationships of the Harry Potter series! Canon, non-canon, what the fandom loves, what we hate…and does Ron deserve Hermione? Listen and then let us know what you think! #WolfstarForever
62 - Princess Movies: “That’s Who Listens to This Podcast—Princes”
Jun 9, 2016 • 66 min
This week we’re talking all about princess movies! Our favorites, our least favorites, Disney’s new live-actions remakes, feminism…we get into all of it! From Sleeping Beauty to The Princess Bride—what makes a good princess movie?
61 - All the Way: “I’m Not Okay With Where This Conversation Has Gone”
Jun 2, 2016 • 72 min
This week we’re talking about HBO’s movie adaptation of the stage play All the Way! We talk about the movie, the stage show, Mississippi and its dark past and that time Emily V. had breakfast with a daughter of a former US President.
60 - Misinformation: “I Don’t Think I’m as Scared as You Are…”
May 26, 2016 • 73 min
This week we’re talking about the internet and misinformation and personal responsibility. How responsible are you when you retweet a link that turned out to be a lie? Does the size of the lie matter? Let us know what you think!
59 - Grace and Frankie: “Always Blame It On the Man”
May 19, 2016 • 74 min
This week is all about season 2 of Netflix’s original show Grace and Frankie! We talk about relationships, the characters, our love for Jane Fonda and the show’s treatment of LGBT issues.
58 - “There’s a Lot of Problems with RomComs, But Boy Do I Love ‘Em”
May 12, 2016 • 71 min
This week we’re talking about romantic comedies! What makes them good, what makes them bad…our favorites, our least favorites. Let us know what romcoms you love!
57 - Mother’s Day: “It’s Gonna Take A Little More Wine”
May 5, 2016 • 72 min
It’s a Mother’s Day special episode! This week we’re joined by our moms to discuss mother-daughter relationships, how they’ve changed and how they haven’t!
56 - All the Single Ladies: “We’re All Spinsters”
Apr 28, 2016 • 64 min
This week is all about Rebecca Traister’s book All the Single Ladies. We talk about feminism, marriage, and what it means for the modern American woman!
55 - Confirmation: “Is Docudrama a Real Thing?”
Apr 21, 2016 • 64 min
This week is all about HBO’s movie Confirmation. We discuss the movie, the cast, and the real life events surrounding Anita Hill’s testimony about Clarence Thomas.
54 - TV: “This Is a Terrible Testament to My Ability to Love Things”
Apr 14, 2016 • 76 min
This week it’s all about how we watch tv! It’s Netflix vs. Network, Binging vs. Weekly! We talk about Netflix, Hulu, and how we prefer our television, spoilers in the era of binging and if discussing television has been ruined forever by Netflix.
53 - Shipping Room Crossover: “I Have Wasted My Time With Some Losers”
Apr 7, 2016 • 95 min
This week we’re joined by Tamar and Christine from The Shipping Room Podcast as we continue our discussion from their show, but this time we’re talking about how tv impacts our real lives. Do the relationships we ship on tv play a role in the people…
52 - Fandoms and Friendship: “This Episode is Mad Out of Control”
Mar 31, 2016 • 72 min
It’s the end of our first year of podcasting! We’re looking back on the fandoms that have played a huge role in our friendship (Gilmore Girls, Harry Potter, Jane Austen…) and talking about how important it is to actually have media in common…
51 - House of Cards: “Well Obviously He Needs to Murder That Person”
Mar 24, 2016 • 73 min
This week we’re discussing season 4 of House of Cards! Spoilers are everywhere! We talk about the relationship between Frank and Claire and the Emilys start to worry about Taylor’s mental state.
50 - Broad City: “I Am So Obsessed”
Mar 17, 2016 • 66 min
For our 50th episode we’re talking about a much-requested topic…Broad City! We talk about the characters, storylines and if it’s possible for Taylor to be more obsessed.
49 - Toys: “Everyone Wants To Be a Princess, That Would Be Dope”
Mar 10, 2016 • 63 min
This week we’re chatting about the new Barbies! And diversity in not just Barbie, but toys in general…American Girl, #WheresRey, action figures.
48 - Female Role Models: “Out of Context That Sounds Terrible”
Mar 3, 2016 • 78 min
This week we’re taking about female role models! Real ones, fakes ones, ones we know and ones we don’t. We talk about what makes someone a role model and what doesn’t and Emily K briefly defends Kim Kardashian.
47 - American Crime Story: “I’ve Never Liked David Schwimmer More?”
Feb 25, 2016 • 77 min
This week is all about The People vs. OJ Simpson. We talk about the show itself, if we’re weirded out watching a tv show about a real murder and why we all of a sudden like David Schwimmer.
46 - Moving: “I Am On the Right Side of the Country Again”
Feb 18, 2016 • 55 min
This week we’re talking all about moving! For school, for a job, for 3 months, indefinitely. Why moving is the best/the worst and how it can completely stress you out.
45 - “Valentine’s Day…It is Nigh”
Feb 11, 2016 • 61 min
This week is all about Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day! Listen as we get drunk, tell Valentine’s Day stories and randomly talk about the Gilmore Girls reboot.
44 - Stand Up: “I Guess I Gotta Turn to the Men”
Feb 4, 2016 • 59 min
This week is all about stand up comedy! What we like and hate about it. Taylor tries to blame Emily K. because Taylor doesn’t fully read emails. Also we express our distain for an American icon.
43 - The Classics: “I Almost Destroyed the Universe”
Jan 28, 2016 • 65 min
This week is all about classics, from Dickens to Citizen Kane—and if they’re overrated. From Lawrence of Arabia to Seinfeld, we…don’t hold back (but do we ever?).
42 - Hamilton (feat. Jon Rua): “George Washington Blessed Our Friendship”
Jan 21, 2016 • 80 min
This our very special episode recorded during our trip to New York all about Hamilton: An American Musical, including a very special interview with Jon Rua (jonrua.net), company member and Alexander Hamilton understudy! Big thanks to…
41 - Deep Listens Crossover: “You Just Ruined the Game”
Jan 14, 2016 • 53 min
This week we’re joined by our friends over at the Deep Listens podcast to talk about Her Story, a game that has us all obsessed. You can download Her Story on Steam or in the App Store. Also…this marks the first time men have ever been on the…
40 - Travel: “Cities and Things”
Jan 7, 2016 • 71 min
This episode is all about travel! Specifically, travel within the United States. Places we’ve been/loved/hated. Let us know where you love to go, where you want to go, and where you hate to go!
Quickshot: “It Didn’t Sound As Terrible As I Thought It Would”
Jan 3, 2016 • 27 min
In this Quickshot, Taylor and Emily K discuss podcasts! Why we started this one, what we like about it, and what we’re listening to now.
39 - “2015: Thumbs Down Emoji”
Dec 31, 2015 • 67 min
For New Year’s Eve we’re taking a look back at 2015…and how much it sucked. We go over the fun stuff (Trainwreck! US Women’s Soccer! We started a podcast!), world events (Terrorism. Shootings. The GOP candidates.) and then talk about how we feel…
38 - Holiday Movies: “Sappiness! And MAGIC!”
Dec 24, 2015 • 62 min
It’s Christmas Eve! So to celebrate, our topic is holiday movies—good ones, bad ones, and the ones that we forgive for being bad. We discuss everything from Love Actually to Die Hard to The Santa Clause. Also we get into a fight about texting your…
37 - Teachers: “A Powerful Moment in Failure”
Dec 17, 2015 • 70 min
This week we’re talking about teachers—what makes a good one, what makes a bad one, and the teachers we’ve had.
36 - Mockingjay: “This World is Built to Disappoint”
Dec 10, 2015 • 67 min
This week we’re talking about Mockingjay Part 2 and what we think of movie adaptations in general! Do you have favorite adaptations? Least favorite? Let us know what you think!
35 - Master of None: ” Whatever, People are Racist”
Dec 3, 2015 • 63 min
This week we’re talking about Aziz Ansari’s new Netflix show Master of None. We talk about or favorite episodes and characters and what really spoke to us.
34 - Thanksgiving Special: “It Has A Lot To Do With Murder”
Nov 26, 2015 • 53 min
This week is our Thanksgiving episode! We talk about Thanksgiving, its problematic history and our own traditions. Hope everyone has a good holiday!
33 - “Betrayed By Fiction”
Nov 19, 2015 • 69 min
This week we’re talking about all the times stories have let us down. TV shows that declined in quality, movie series that made one sequel too many…this episode is all the times fiction betrayed us and wasted our time.
32 - Supergirl: “There Were 45 Storylines in Two Episodes!”
Nov 12, 2015 • 61 min
For this episode, we watched the first 2 episodes of the new CBS show Supergirl. Spoilers abound, so be careful. Also we talk about the superhero genre in general and Emily V. proposes to Calista Flockhart.
31 - College Rejection: “I Did Not Prove Them Wrong”
Nov 5, 2015 • 66 min
This week we talk about rejection. Specifically, being rejected from the college of your choice. All three of us were rejected from our top schools and we did not descend into lives full of crime or anything. But we talk about how it went from…
30 - Steve Jobs: “Nerding Out Like Fools”
Oct 29, 2015 • 72 min
This episode is all about Aaron Sorkin’s new movie Steve Jobs. We talk about the movie, Apple, Steve Jobs and how great the iMac G3 was. Because the iMac G3 is love.
29 - Last Week Tonight: “I Don’t Know If You’re Making Fun of Me or Yourselves”
Oct 22, 2015 • 65 min
This week we’re talking about Last Week Tonight with John Oliver! We discuss what we think of the show, how it compares to other fake news shows and our favorite bits!
28 - He Named Me Malala: “Who We Should All Aspire to Be”
Oct 15, 2015 • 61 min
This week we’re discussing the documentary He Named Me Malala about Malala Yousafzai and her family! Also Emily K gets pretty mad about Pan. Weekly shoutouts: Bailey’s Drive Inn Donuts, Minka vanBeuzekom and The Olde Town Tavern
27 - Why Not Me?: “The Joke Was Just Too Dark for Me”
Oct 8, 2015 • 76 min
This week we’re talking about Mindy Kaling’s new book ‘Why Not Me?’. We talk about our favorite parts, speculate which actor put her hand on his crotch and discuss Emily K’s fashion sense, which she describes as “luxurious lumberjack”.
26 - Orphan Black (kinda): “I Was Ready to Throw You Under the Bus”
Oct 1, 2015 • 60 min
This week we’re talking about Orphan Black—but only kinda. We discuss what it’s like when your friends don’t like something you love, hating things your family enjoys and liking problematic things. Also we plan our book deal.
25 - Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed: “Where Did My Kids Get Heroin?”
Sep 24, 2015 • 76 min
In this episode we use Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed Edited by Meghan Daum to discuss having kids, not having kids, and how complicated that choice is. NOTE: We turn into robots at a few points during this episode. Don’t be alarmed,…
24 - Fear: “My Life is Filled With Regrets”
Sep 17, 2015 • 67 min
This week we’re all together and we’re talking about fear! Things we’re afraid of, what scares us, are our fears rational? Take a listen!
23 - Jane the Virgin: “That’s Not How Twins Work”
Sep 10, 2015 • 62 min
We’re talking about Jane the Virgin this week! SPOILERS ABOUND. We talk about all the twists and turns of season 1, our favorite characters and smiles that can light up the world.
22 - Pink Tax: “Masculinity Is So Fragile”
Sep 3, 2015 • 69 min
This week is all about the #PinkTax! Why do female genered products cost more? Is there a difference? Well, we tried out some products made for dudes and we’re ready to report back.
21 - Wet Hot American Summer: “It Was Like a Warm, Loving Hug”
Aug 27, 2015 • 62 min
This episode is all about Wet Hot American Summer—the movie and the miniseries! Join us as we talk about Wet Hot American Summer and the age of the reboot.
Quickshot: “We Were Named After Nothing”
Aug 25, 2015 • 24 min
In an episode recorded, like, 2 months ago, the Emilys discuss sharing a name with your best friend. Also we briefly talk about our school district and education reform.
20 - Books We Loved as Kids: “Getting Here Was Ethically Questionable”
Aug 20, 2015 • 64 min
Episode 20 is all about books! Specifically, books we loved as kids, how books impact you when you’re a kid and how you feel about them as an adult. We take a few tangents along the way as well…
19 - #JonVoyage: “How Did This Episode Come to This?”
Aug 13, 2015 • 58 min
This week we talk about Jon Stewart’s final show, fake news and late night finales!
18 - Lollapalooza: “If People Would Just Be Normal…”
Aug 6, 2015 • 67 min
Our Lollapalooza special episode! We talk about the festival, highs and lows, music shaming, and Paul McCartney. Plus we welcome our first-ever guests!!
17 - Trainwreck: “Only An Idiot Wouldn’t Want Bill Hader”
Jul 30, 2015 • 65 min
Episode 17 is all about Amy Schumer’s Trainwreck! We talk about the movie, Emily recounts her ICEE struggles and we express our love for Bill Hader.
16 - A Ranking of the Men of Gilmore Girls: “We Have A Problem”
Jul 23, 2015 • 94 min
Yup. This week we’re ranking ALL of the male characters of one of our favorite shows, Gilmore Girls. An special long episode…because we just had to let it out.
15 - Romance: “Communicate Your Feelings and Take Us on Dates”
Jul 16, 2015 • 59 min
Episode 15 is all about modern romance and dating. We’re talking about facebook stalking exes, casual relationships and our ideas for great dates!
14 - Harry Potter: “Who Would Name Their Child After Snape?”
Jul 9, 2015 • 57 min
This week we’re talking about Severus Snape! We debate if he’s evil or misunderstood, and if people sympathize with him too much. And if Harry really should have names one of his kids after him.
13 - The West Wing: “Bartlet’s a Badass”
Jul 2, 2015 • 70 min
This week we’re discussing The West Wing! We rank our Top 10 favorite episodes and debate the merits of each. Also we discuss how it’s possible Martin Sheen didn’t win an Emmy for this show.
12 - School vs. Life: “The Job…Market…Force…Thing”
Jun 25, 2015
This episode we’re talking about Grad School vs. Real Life, the pros and cons of each and why we made the choices we did. It’s super interesting and informative.
Quickshot: “This Is Why We Don’t Include Other People”
Jun 22, 2015 • 25 min
It’s Quickshot episode 2! Taylor and Emily K. are in the same place and talking about life, and how their early 20’s stack up to what they imagined when they were kids.
11 - Jurassic World: “Why Are They Doing This To Me?”
Jun 18, 2015 • 66 min
This week it’s all about Jurassic World! We talk about raptors, running in heels, the importance of saving your margaritas, and tell a classic story from our friendship.
10 - The Katniss Generation: “Being a Teenager Kind of Sucks”
Jun 11, 2015 • 66 min
In this episode Emily, Emily, and Taylor discuss the “Katniss Generation” and what they care about. They talk about being a teenage girl, the anxieties that come with that and how the world around us impacts being a teenager.
9 - The Lizzie Bennet Diaries: “I Think It’s Safe to Say We All Like Pride & Prejudice”
Jun 4, 2015 • 74 min
This week it’s all about one of our favorite Pride and Prejudice adaptations, the Lizzie Bennet Diaries. We talk about the show, transmedia, storytelling and our favorite Mr. Darcy.
Quickshot: “Don’t You Dare Reference That!”
Jun 1, 2015 • 41 min
In our first bonus episode (in celebration of 100 facebook likes!) we each subject each other to some quizzes and questionaires. Listen in as we discuss everything from what movies we want to see to our least favorite fictional character.
8 - House of Cards: “I Don’t Usually Go For Weird, Manipulative Thugs”
May 28, 2015 • 60 min
This is episode we’re discussing the first of our listener-suggested topics: House of Cards! Beware: MAJOR SPOILERS for everything up to (and including) the first episode of season 2. There also some talk about passion being sexy and Emily’s…
7 - Grace & Frankie: “You Can’t Do Me Like That, Netflix”
May 21, 2015 • 66 min
This week on WFF we’re discussing the new Netflix Original Series Grace & Frankie! Listen in as we talk about the portrayal of LGBT issues, our love of Jane Fonda, and our plans to marry each other.
6 - Gilmore Girls: “You Can’t Count on Rory Gilmore”
May 14, 2015 • 55 min
This week we’re talking all about Gilmore Girls! Specifically, Rory Gilmore and her female friends…if she has any…
5 - Women on 20s: “Andrew Jackson is a Jackass”
May 7, 2015 • 56 min
Episode 5 is all about the Women on 20s campaign! We talk about our overwhelming hate for Andrew Jackson, what woman should replace him on the $20 bill and the terrible, horrible, racist things our school district did to us when we were 11.
4 - Big Bang Theory: “Who’s Actually Team String Theory?”
Apr 30, 2015 • 66 min
In episode 4 we each watch the pilot of The Big Bang Theory plus one random episode. Spoiler Alert: We don’t like it much.
3 - Monica Lewinsky’s TED Talk: “Basically Internet Commenting is the Pits”
Apr 23, 2015 • 61 min
This week we’re talking all about Monica Lewinsky’s TED Talk. We’re discussing cyberbullying, privacy, and if any good can come from reading the comments.
2 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine: “I Was So Delighted to Be Wrong”
Apr 16, 2015 • 51 min
In this episode we’re talking all about Brooklyn Nine-Nine! There’s also brief discussion of a crazy high school English teacher, Citizen Kane, and attractive dead men.
Pilot - “It’s Just A Really Compatible Friendship”
Apr 8, 2015 • 64 min
Join us as we discuss three books written by three of our favorite people: Tina Fey’s Bossypants, Mindy Kaling’s Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns), and Amy Poehler’s Yes Please.