Monthly Archives: January 2015

413 Sailor Moon with Lianne Sentar

413 Sailor Moon with Lianne Sentar
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Get ready for a moon escalation, because Pru left MK alone with Lianne Sentar of Sparkler Monthly this week, and the only thing on their minds was Sailor Moon. We talk about the manga, the anime, the new anime, and the live action drama all in the context of the female gaze, matriarchies, and gender and sexual queerness. If you thought transporting yourself back in time to the Moon Kingdom was hard just wait until you hear about our dumb struggles against the limitations of the 90s and early 00s. Whether you’re already a Sailor Moon fan or if you’re looking to pick up the new series, this episode has a lot of feelings for you.

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S1 episodes to watch:

1, 3, 7, 10, 13, 16, 18, 22, 23, 24, 28, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 41, 44, 45, 46

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412 X-Men Days of Future Past with The Hoyden

412 Days of Futures Past with Hoyden
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It’s time to get high on nasal decongestants and serums that fuck with your DNA, because Hoyden and Pru have congregated this very special week to talk about the latest, the probably not greatest, X-Men: Days of Futures Past. We discuss how the hell this movie managed to keep so many different threads clear, and whether or not the character arcs for our trio of leads worked, and if this movie course corrected on some of the more annoying paternalism from the first. Also, Wolverine’s butt. So if you’re ready for a spoiler heavy podcast with national treasure Hoyden tripping balls on cold medicine and holding up admirably the entire time, this is your time.

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411 Spider-man 2 with Merelyn

411 Spider-man 2 with Merelyn
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Break out your grain alcohol and sense of inevitable disappointment, because /report got Pru and Merelyn hammered and talking about The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Fair warning, tender listeners, we absolutely hated this movie and our hour+ dissertation on why we do is unwavering on this point, not even Andrew Garfield’s doe eyes and jiggly backside or Emma Stone’s dynamic brightness and fantastic hats could rescue our feelings. But if you want someone to commiserate, or hear stories about terrible life choices, the best leather seats at an AMC in New York, or our various “best parts of the movie” (none of which involved the movie), stick around.

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410 Fannish History with Flourish and Merelyn

410 A Brief History of Fandom with Flourish and Merelyn
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This week we’re joined by special guest Flourish who helps Merelyn and MK explain ‘the good ol’days’ and why they were actually HORRIFYING but now fill old-school fandom with nostalgia. We’re talking Zines, APAs, Usenet, BBS, LJ, the Pit, the Great Purge, and a million other things you’ll have to look up on Fanlore afterwards. We even get Flourish to make the sound of a 14.4 dial up modem. It’s serious.

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409 Captain America and the Winter Solider with Leupagus and Screamlet

409 Captain America and the Winter Soldier with Leupagus and Screamlet
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Folks, our long national nightmare is over. It’s time for /report’s Captain America: Winter Soldier: Crying GayMakeouts Brutal Face-punching episode. We talk about the massive universe reset, whether or not the movie title was a cruel misdirection, our continuing and unabated anger at one particular character, and how sad we are about Bucky Barnes. (Spoiler: Very sad.) This episode also contains spoilers for Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD’s latest episodes, so keep that in mind as you crank up the George Washington Rap and drop your mic to do some AMERICA.

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408 Recap

408 Recap
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You asked for it, and we deliver. This week we talk about shows we loved that have ended, shows we loved and stopped watching, and even shows we’ve never seen before. If you had questions about Person of Interest, The Good Wife, Hawaii Five-0, Leverage, Teenwolf, Welcome to Nightvale, Agents of SHIELD, Supernatural, or how two penises work on one dude, this is the episode for you.

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407 CLAMP with The Hoyden

407 CLAMP with The Hoyden
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Get ready to give up one of your eyeballs for someone you love, because this week we’re joined by The Hoyden for a special episode all about mangaka circle CLAMP. We’ll cover the highs and lows, from that dark, fucked up shit show that was x1999/Tokyo Babylon to the sugary sweetness of Cardcaptor Sakura. And yeah, we know: the ending of Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicles made no sense, but we’ll try to apply some logic to it anyway. So settle in with some snacks and the biggest bottle of sake you can get your hands on because it’s all fun and games until somebody murders your twin sister to show you how much they don’t care about you.

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406 Character Death with Merelyn and Waldorph

406 Character Death with Merelyn and Waldorph
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Break out your widows weeds and best funerary hankies, /reporters, because this week we’re exploring the wide and wonderful world of character death. Pru and MK are joined by Death Moon Merelyn and Black Snowflake Waldorph to discuss when character deaths work, when they don’t, and which ones have been the most affecting in their tear-stained memories. Listeners beware, this episode contains extensive spoilers for The Good Wife, Hannibal, and Person of Interest among other fandoms.

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405 Almost Human with Ayalesca

405 Almost Human with Ayalesca
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Hurry up scanning your partner’s balls and get strapped in, because Pru and guest Ayalesca are taking you on a journey to a future with Doctor McCoy, that guy who was in Common Law, and a lot of discussion about artificial intelligence. This week, we talk Fox’s Almost Human, and how it was Almost Awesome, and whether or not we think it’ll be be back for another season.

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404 Doujinshi and Manga with The Hoyden

404 Doujinshi and Manga with The Hoyden
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Maybe this year senpai will notice us! Or senpai will find this podcast episode where we talk about glowing fog penises and why you would ever want to microwave your manga collection and then ever speak to us again. This week we’re joined by one of our favourite guests, The Hoyden, as we go deep (so, so deep) into manga, doujinshi, scanlating, and yes, a little bit of anime. There’s no going back, but you should listen anyway.

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