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.
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.
Look at the big brain on you, coming here for Pop Culture recaps. This week, we fill you in on some classic signs you’re watching a Tarantino film and discuss the hit indie film of the 90s, Pulp Fiction. Plus, we spend the first half hour of our show giving you our review of Disney’s live-action remake of The Lion King.
Showdown time! Which Disney song will reign supreme?
You voted, now we discuss the merits of each of our top 64 Disney songs. Listen as we argue for our favorites, crown our ultimate winner, and reveal the winner of our social media fan bracket!
Need even more Disney in your life? Be sure to follow along with our bracket on Spotify! https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1kfM0qXJ0XdabSlNwg8H4C?si=7zYRdvVwTyOzXagOPhW-NA
Join us as we take a little break from pop culture–footnoting this week and play a little game called “KEY-Words with Friends.” We test our memories of past episodes by trying to guess the film from the keywords on its IMDB page. How much do you remember?
Still haven’t seen Spider-Man: Far From Home? We got you covered with this brief overview of all things Spider-Man, from his comic book origins and various alternate-dimension iterations to his ill-fated TV show and multiple movie adaptations. Basically, we give you everything you need to know before you head to the theater (plus a little extra to help boost your nerd cred).