A POP CULTURE DEEP DIVE

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July 26, 2022

The Provocative Business of Being a Kardashian

We’re tackling one of our most requested topics today, a deep-dive on the First Family of Reality TV and their ascent into major …

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June 28, 2022

Tamara Taggart: Award-Winning Broadcaster, Advocate, & Mother

Award-winning Canadian broadcaster Tamara Taggart joins the show! Former co-anchor of the evening news in Vancouver, Tamara has b…

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June 9, 2022

Gilmore Girls: A Retrospective

This episode is a long time coming, an in-depth look at one of our favourite shows, the aesthetically cozy 'Gilmore Girls!' Cousi…

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May 11, 2022

Go Fug Yourself with Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan

So thrilled to have Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan, the brilliant creators behind the iconic Go Fug Yourself on the podcast! So…

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April 13, 2022

True Story: What Reality TV Says About Us

The episode for reality tv stans everywhere! How many times have we referred to reality tv as a guilty pleasure? Or trash tv? Or …

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March 22, 2022

The Wild Boom of the Teen Magazines with Atoosa Rubenstein

Who better to deep dive the boom of the teen mags than legendary editor Atoosa Rubenstein!? As Founding Editor of CosmoGirl (at a…

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Feb. 23, 2022

Part Two: Jillian Harris & The Wild Influencer Economy

Mahsa and guest-host Rachel are back at it with Part Two of the Jillian Harris/Influencer Economy deep dive! We get to the meat o…

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Feb. 16, 2022

Part One: Jillian Harris & The Wild Influencer Economy

This is by far the most asked for episode from our listeners, and your complicated feelings on the subject fascinates us! Mahsa a…

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Feb. 2, 2022

Yellowjackets

A deep dive on the best new show we have seen in a long time, the wildly chilling Yellowjackets! Mahsa and guest-host Mary cover …

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Jan. 25, 2022

The Rise & Fall of Elizabeth Holmes: Tried and Convicted

The verdict is in, and while it was a mixed bag, Elizabeth Holmes was found guilty on 4 charges of defrauding investors. Pop cult…

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Dec. 15, 2021

Caroline Calloway: The OG Social Media InstaScam

The podcast episode we've been wanting to do forever; the definitive guide to Caroline Calloway's rise to fame, subsequent fallou…

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Nov. 24, 2021

Culture Journalist Anne Helen Petersen & her Must-Read Newsletter 'Cu…

Such a pleasure to have culture writer and author, Anne Helen Petersen, on the show. A former senior writer at Buzzfeed News, she…

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June 23, 2021

Part 2: The Rachel Hollis Takedown, and a Critical Look at 'Girl, Was…

We're back at it in part two of the Rachel Hollis deep dive/takedown! We explore the hot mess that is 'Girl, Wash Your Face,' and…

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June 16, 2021

Part One: The Rachel Hollis Takedown

The podcast is back after a short break! And we come back with a vengeance as we take on Christian mommy blogger/entrepreneur/aut…

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April 21, 2021

Minisode Roundup: Chrissy Teigen's Twitter Drama, Ex Bachelor Colton …

The minisode series tackles some of the stories/movies/books/tv shows I'm currently following in a snazzy roundup way-- you brush…

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April 14, 2021

VC Andrews & the Wild Bestseller 'Flowers in the Attic'

Join Mahsa and guest host Mary as they explore the illicit and wild world of VC Andrews novels, with a synopsis of cult classic '…

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April 7, 2021

Minisode Roundup: Rachel Hollis Drama, Sharon Osbourne Exits The Talk…

The new minisode series will tackle some of the stories/movies/books/tv shows I'm currently following in a snazzy roundup way-- y…

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March 30, 2021

Actress, Comedian, TikTok Sensation: Mary-Alice Farina

We chat with our favorite TikTok comedian Mary-Alice Farina, whose spot-on impression of Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep doing a r…

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March 24, 2021

College Admissions Scandal: Operation Varsity Blues on Netflix

This is the real-life story of the College Admissions Scandal that took the US by storm in 2019. Rick Singer, an elite 'college c…

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March 17, 2021

THAT Royal Interview: Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Bombshell Intervie…

Were you silent, or were you silenced? We dissect the television event of the year: Oprah sits down with the Duke and Duchess of …

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March 10, 2021

Framing Britney Spears

Mahsa and guest co-host Mahan grew up in the Britney Spears era where she ruled all. You either wanted to be with her, or you wan…

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March 3, 2021

What happened between Sasha Exeter & Jessica Mulroney

In June of 2020, Toronto influencer Sasha Exeter posts an 11 minute video to her Instagram calling out Jessica Mulroney, stylist …

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Feb. 19, 2021

Fake Heiress: Anna Delvey

Join 'Have you heard about....' host Mahsa and cohost Joe as we do a deep dive on the wild story of Anna Delvey (Sorokin), the fa…

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