Episode 11 Show Notes: New Year’s Resolutions, Guilty Pleasures, and Queer TV (with Ladies)

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In this episode, we celebrate the New Year by revealing some of Anna’s tremendous ego, talking about the concept of the “guilty pleasure,” and debating the past/present/future of queer ladies on television.

ALSO! We are going to be taping LIVE (that is to say, in the same place at the same time with live music from Julie Jurgens) in Chicago on February 2nd! More details to come!


Preston & Child novels (It’s PenderGAST, Carolyn. GAST.)
Fashion and Food Can be Guilty Pleasures” – Today Show
Ayn Rand’s Sweet Valley High” – The Toast
Malinda Lo
Here is Your 2015 Queer Lady TV Epic Infographic!” – Autostraddle (warning, false advertising)
The Fosters
The L Word
The O.C.
Lost Girl
Melrose Place
How To Get Away With Murder

Parks and Recreation
Downton Abbey

The Man From Snowy River
So I Married An Axe Murderer 
Flash From the Past: 10 Actors Who’ve Played More than One Role in the Same Movie

Episode 10 Show Notes: Best of the Year and What We’re Looking Forward To

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Introducing our best of 2014 lists, which are both arbitrary and silly (as you might have suspected)! New Year’s resolutions? We should go to more concerts. We should keep better track of things.

Carolyn’s List
Guardians of the Galaxy
Sisters by Raina Telgemeier
Chocolate” by 1975
How to Get Away with Murder
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Gabi, A Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
The Lego Movie
True Detective
Walk the Moon‘s album Talking is Hard

Anna’s List
Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson
The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
Big Hero 6
Randoms from Willy Wonka Candy
1989 by Taylor Swift
The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters

Looking Ahead to 2015
Prudence by Gail Carriger (Book One of the Custard Protocol)
Star Wars Episode VII Teaser Trailer
Inside Out
The Very Thought of You by Connie Willis
IMDB Watchlist feature


The Flash

Texts from Jane Eyre by Mallory Ortberg
Ms. Marvel by G. Willow Wilson et. al

Episode 5 Show Notes: Fanfic and Our OTPs

In episode five, we explore the question of fanfiction and our experiences with it. We range far and wide into history, Harry Potter, namesquishes, and whether or not it’s OK to ship real people.

Fic: Why Fanfiction is Taking Over the World by Anne Jamison (@prof_anne)
What the heck is “shipping“?
A “Destiel” photoset to warm your heart
Archive of Our Own (AO3) fanfiction repository
Innocent as a Rose” (Baroness/Liesl; Liesl/Rolfe)
Once Upon a Time
A little Swan Queen
A master list of Avengers namesquishes for the curious
Anna’s Fifty Shades of Grey readalike project
The Academy of Bards (Xena fanfiction)
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell


The Flash

The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara
The Worst Bestsellers (@worstbesteller)
We Fit Together” by O-Town