Upstairs or downstairs, there’s never a dull moment in Downton Abbey. Did you forget that a Turkish diplomat died in Lady Mary’s bed or that a Russian prince was flirting it up with Maggie Smith? Because we didn’t. We catch up with the Crawley family and recap six seasons of this (as Andrew puts it) “soap opera with accents” so you’re fully prepared for the upcoming film.
They say it’s the golden age of television—but who is going to take home the gold? It’s time for the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards! We may not know whether Game of Thrones can overcome fan disappointment or whether voters love Fleabag as much as Courtenay and Shannon do, but the PCF team will make sure you know about this year’s nominated comedies, dramas, and limited series.
Praise be! Before the release of Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, Courtenay, Shannon, and Shannon take you on an alarming trip through the dystopian world of Gilead. Catch up on the events of the 1985 novel, plus the first three seasons of the Hulu series. And remember . . . nolite te bastardes carborundorum.
Extra, extra! There was so much news following the D23 convention last week, it couldn’t be recapped in our usual episode format. So here’s a short little refresher on the big Disney news, plus our predictions for the future of the MCU (now that Spiderman’s not in it).
Fire up those Letters to Cleo albums, dust off your hacky sacks, and get a totally radical makeover because we are about to party like it’s 1999! This episode, we discuss some of our favorite teen movies from the pre-Y2K era: She’s All That, Cruel Intentions, and 10 Things I Hate About You.
Can you say nostalgia? Great! This week, we’re revisiting some of our favorite childhood cartoons from the titan of kids entertainment: Nickelodeon. So sit down in your list’ning chair and listen to this podcast!
Look what you made us do. In anticipation of Taylor Swift’s upcoming album, Lover, the PCF crew gives us a rundown on all the love stories (#hiddleswift4eva), bad blood, and smash hits that turned a teenage singer/songwriter/cat lady into a major celebrity. Are you ready for it?