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Stuff We (Mostly) Liked in 2022

Ignore the year of silence, let's pretend we're structured normal podcasters and get right into the good stuff--which was a lot in 2022! Em and EJ reminisce on the mom...

In Which We Rise from the Dead

We're back, and just in time for a Halloween episode! Tag along (and bring your best axe and/or brain-bashing bat) as we take a deep meandering dive into our favorite ...

When Our Powers Combine ... Girl Gangs of SFF

What's even better than a strong female protagonist? An entire gang of them. In this episode, Emma and EJ share their favorite all-female crews from across speculative...

Hate Web: A Valentine’s Day Special

Star-Crossed-Lovers abound! Last year’s Valentine’s Day episode (featuring our favorite couples in SFF) continues to be our most downloaded episode of all time. This y...

The Year Hell Froze Over

* This episode was recording in the days following the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. * 2020. It's over, and good riddance. But one silver lining to a tumul...

NanoGatorsGiving: A Very Speculative Thanksgiving Episode

We’re in the home stretch of 2020, ya’ll. Em and EJ embrace the spirit of Thanksgiving with a look at their favorite themed speculative fiction and pop culture (or the...

Not Your Scream Queen #5: A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

In this final episode of our female-driven horror miniseries, Em and EJ take a stroll through Bad City and weigh the pros and cons of befriending a vampire.

Not Your Scream Queen #4: The Babadook

The BabadookEm and EJ talk about the monstrosity of grief, the dark side of motherhood, and what frightens us most with guest host Erica Waters, author of Ghost Wood S...

Not Your Scream Queen #3: Ma

Em and EJ explore more female-driven horror with Ma, starring Octavia Spencer in a wildly unhinged and out-of-character role. Claustrophobic small towns, dumb teenager...

Not Your Scream Queen #2: He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

Continuing Em and EJ's exploration of female-driven horror, we dive into the French film He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not, which offers two sides to the same twisted love ...

Not Your Scream Queen #1: Jennifer's Body

Em and EJ are leaning into our cravings for the dark and the weird with a series focused on female-driven horror! Each episode focuses on a different film featuring fe...

My Favorite Apocalypse #4: The Apocalypse Goes Goth

Em and EJ acknowledge the important Black Lives Matter movement that took hold during the gap between recording episodes, the impacts of systemic racism in publishing,...

My Favorite Apocalpyse #3: And We're All Out of Bubble Gum

*Recorded in April* Em and E.J. take a detour from the typical, bleak, oh-no-the-world's-ending typical apocalypse sob stories and face off for the title of wackiest d...

My Favorite Apocalypse #2: Radioactive Carrots

*Recorded in April* The pursuit for the best apocalypse of them all continues. Em and E.J. take a twisting road through their favorite apocalpyses...apocalypti...apoca...

My Favorite Apocalypse #1: Don't Eat the Soylent Green

*Recorded in April* In a world...where no one can leave their home unmasked...Em and EJ face off in a challenge to find the very best apocalypse of them all. It gets w...

Hearts & Spaceships: A Very SFF Valentine's Day

Love through space and time! For Valentine's Day, Em and EJ talk their favorite science fiction and fantasy couples, and what makes them so special, including the fina...

Reading Goals & Related Anxieties

What's your 2020 vision for reading? Reading anxiety is real! EJ and Em talk about their plans to tackle their reading goals (or lack thereof) in 2020. And what's with...

The Decade's Greatest Characters, Ranked (or Not) - New Decade Kickoff Series

The past decade has brought a slew of new and important conversations to the surface, and with it, we've seen female and nonbinary characters unlike any we've encounte...

Back to the Future with 2020 TBRs - New Decade Kickoff Series

2020 is here and its going to bring more great new books, movies and shows than you could ever consume. Em and EJ chat about the titles they're most excited for and to...

New Year, Same Old Unicorns - New Decade Kickoff Series

2019 in review! Em and EJ look back at their years, call out their fave SFF things and a few they could maybe have done without (looking at you, Joker). Also some ligh...

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