Episode 111: Fall 2019 TV Roundup

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Join us as we discuss the most recent winner of our What To Watch Next TV Bracket: Pose! Then we exhaustively review the shows we’re watching, shows we’ve lost, shows we might consider adding, and shows we’ve put on unintentional hiatus.

Links
Billy Porter Instagram (video)
Paris is Burning
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Pose
The Good Place
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
FBI
Jeopardy!
Schitt’s Creek
CBS Sunday Morning

New Tryouts:
American Horror Story: 1984
Batwoman
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Derry Girls (Two Bossy Dames post)
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Evil
Stumptown (native academic consultant) (actor Cole Sibus)

Rest in Peace:
For the People
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Whiskey Cavalier

Want to Watch:
All Rise
The Baker and the Beauty
Elite [People Like Us by Dana Mele]
FBI: Most Wanted
Fleabag
Nancy Drew
Prodigal Son
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (2020)

Need to Catch Up On:
Black Lightning
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Fringe
Person of Interest
Quantico
Riverdale
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Supergirl
Wynonna Earp

Musical Obsessions
Anna: Dreams by the Cranberries
Alene: Odchazim S Virou (Holding Out For A Hero) by Karel Gott from Whiskey Cavalier

Obsessions
Anna: Dungeons & Dragons
Alene: peppermint mocha and cinnamon apple (NOT pumpkin spice)

Episode 105: What to Watch Next TV Bracket 2019

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In this episode, we work our way through our own version of March Madness: our third annual What to Watch Next TV Bracket! At the end of this episode, you will get to vote on what TV series we will watch and discuss next from among four categories: Comedy, Crime, Drama, and SFF. Previous brackets in Episode 57 and Episode 81.

BUT BEFORE WE START THAT

We guest edited an issue of the Two Bossy Dames newsletter! If you have always wished our podcast was a newsletter, now is your chance to read our thoughts instead of listen to them! Also, you should subscribe.

Links

Comedy
Lady Dynamite
GLOW
Superstore
Sex Education
High Maintenance
Trophy Wife
Cougar Town
Atlanta
Dear White People
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Fleabag
Jane the Virgin
The Lizzie Bennet Diaries
Black-ish
Grace and Frankie
Strangers with Candy
Derry Girls
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Grown-ish
Galavant
Younger
Parks and Recreation

Crime
Midsomer Murders
How to Get Away with Murder
The Killing
MI: 5 (aka Spooks)
Mindhunter
Power
The Doctor Blake Mysteries
Leverage
Vera
Broadchurch
Claws
Scott and Bailey
The Wire
The Good Fight
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The Fall S2

Drama
The Hour
Homeland
The L-Word S2-6
Last Tango in Halifax
Boomerang
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Pose
For the People
Brown Girls
Empire
Howards End
Nashville
Counterpart
Vida
The West Wing
Victoria
Feud
Little Women
Lark Rise to Candleford
Masters of Sex
Being Mary Jane (Kaavia James Instagram)
The Chi
The Bletchley Circle
ER

SFF
The Librarians
Orphan Black
Charmed (reboot)
Merlin
Crazyhead
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Umbrella Academy
The Magicians
Luke Cage
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Eureka
Stars Trek
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Agent Carter
Penny Dreadful
American Horror Story
Lost Girl
Star Trek: Discovery
The Expanse
Black Mirror
Warehouse 13
Jessica Jones
Xena: Warrior Princess
Deadly Class
Bored to Death
Dark Matter
Stranger Things
The Dresden Files
American Gods
Runaways
Cloak & Dagger
Birds of Prey
A Series of Unfortunate Events
Battlestar Galactica

Vote now on what show we will watch!

 

Musical Obsessions
Anna: “Celebrity Skin” by Hole from the Captain Marvel soundtrack
Alene: “Come As You Are” by Nirvana from the Captain Marvel soundtrack

Obsessions
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Shared: Captain Marvel
Anna: Plants vs. ZombiesUnmarriageable by Soniah Kamal
Alene: Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins

 

Episode 81: What to Watch Next TV Bracket II and Oscar Thoughts

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It’s time for March Madness and time for another What to Watch Next TV Bracket! We’re also going to tell you what we think about top Oscar categories. Vote in the poll at the bottom of this page to tell us what to watch next!

Our first TV bracket was covered Episode 57.

Links
Challonge! (our complete bracket)

BBC Bracket
The Crown
Wallander
Lark Rise to Candleford
The Night Manager
Vera
MI:5
Midsomer Murders
The Doctor Blake Mysteries
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Last Tango in Halifax
The Bletchley Circle
Victoria
The Tudors/The White Queen
Scott and Bailey
Luther
The Hour
Alias Grace
Broadchurch

Comedy/Musical Bracket
Master of None
Grown-ish
Happy Endings
Trophy Wife
Galavant
Younger
One Mississippi
Faking It
Parks and Recreation
Catastrophe
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Lady Dynamite
Difficult People
The Lizzie Bennet Diaries
Jane the Virgin
Sports Night
Cougar Town
Black-ish

Crime
Counterpart
White Collar [The Boys in the Band]
The Fall S2
Mindhunter
Psych
The Killing
Leverage (Episode 21 discussion)
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How to Get Away with Murder
Laws and Orders
The Alienist

Drama
Make it or Break It
Royal Pains
The Wire
The Good Place
Nashville
The Bold Type
Dear White People
The L-Word S2-6
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GLOW
Homeland
The West Wing
Friday Night Lights
Atlanta
Still Star Crossed
Masters of Sex
Feud
The Americans
Being Mary Jane
ER

Science Fiction and Fantasy
Birds of Prey
She-Ra
The Librarians
American Gods
The Legend of Korra
Battlestar Galactica
Penny Dreadful
Orphan Black
Buffy
Lost Girl
Runaways
Jessica Jones
The Handmaid’s Tale
Twin Peaks
Black Lightning
Luke Cage
Stars Trek
The Dresden Files
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Xena: Warrior Princess
Crazyhead
Cloak & Dagger
American Horror Story
Black Mirror
Warehouse 13
Stranger Things
Merlin
The Expanse
Agent Carter

Obsessions:
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Anna and Alene: Black Panther
Anna: Phantom of the Opera

Musical Obsessions
Anna: Vibranium (sung to the tune of “Titanium” by David Guetta featuring Sia)
Alene: “Think of Me” from Phantom of the Opera

Episode 73: Horror Film Advisory

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In this episode, Alene tries to find horror films that Anna will consent to watch with her. We discuss our history and preferences regarding horror movies, with a brief foray into horror in other media. See Episode Six for earlier thoughts related to this topic.

horror

Links
Paste Magazine: The 100 Best Horror Movies of All Time
Esquire: The 50 Scariest Movies of All Time
Time Out London: The 100 Best Horror Films (checklist)
The 5 Types of Horror Films

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Halloween/A Nightmare on Elm Street/Friday the 13th
Stephen King: ‘Salem’s Lot/It/The Shining/Misery/Pet Sematary/Carrie/Christine/Cujo/Creepshow/Children of the Corn

CLINTON GLOBAL INITIATIVE, 092309

Gore

The X-Files
The Human Centipede
The Fly
Horror Cinema: The Best Scary Movies of All Time
Horror Genres and Sub-genres
Humor/Meta: Shaun of the Dead/Zombieland/Tucker & Dale vs. Evil/District 9/The Cabin in the Woods
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Alfred Hitchcock: The Birds/Psycho
Alien/Aliens (Spaceballs)
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
The X-Files: Fight the Future
Get Out
The Evil Dead/Evil Dead II/Army of Darkness
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
The Lost Boys/Near Dark (The Goonies)
Crimson Peak
Scream/Scary Movie
Dead Ringers
Dead Alive/Braindead
Suspiria
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Eraserhead
Lon Chaney: The Phantom of the Opera
The Man of a Thousand Faces
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
Film Forum
James Whale
Gods and Monsters
Freaks
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The Babadook
The Grudge/The Ring
Horrorstör by Grady Hendrix
American Horror Story
Penny Dreadful
Ash vs. The Evil Dead
Sleepy Hollow
Grimm
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Eddie Izzard on B Movies
The Silence of the Lambs
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The Vanishing
Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon
Paranormal Activity
Highlander
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Funny Games
Rope
The Serpent and the Rainbow
exorcist
The Exorcist/The Omen
We Need to Talk About Kevin
World War Z
Leprechaun/Child’s Play
Gremlins/Critters
The Others
Night of the Hunter
Roman Polanski: Rosemary’s Baby/Repulsion/The Tenant
Saw
Hellraiser/Phantasm
Jacob’s Ladder
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Poltergeist
Let The Right One In
An American Werewolf in London
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
The Haunting of Hill House/The Haunting
The Golem
The Black Cat
The Wicker Man
Pan’s Labyrinth
Little Shop of Horrors
Se7en
Vampyros Lesbos
The Witches
Frankenstein/Bride of Frankenstein/Dracula
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Nosferatu
The Wolf Man
Young Frankenstein
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Don’t Look Now
The Blair Witch Project
Carnival of Souls
Ginger Snaps
Goblin Market” by Christina Rossetti
The Thing/The Thing From Another World
The Fog/The Mist
Godzilla

Musical Obsessions
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Alene: “The Monster Mash” by Bobby Pickett, “The Night of the Hunter” by Flop
Anna: “The End of the Day” by One Direction

Obsessions
Alene: Checklists
Anna: Broken Earth series by N. K. Jemisin