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#Potterweek: What is Harry Potter canon? Fantastic Beasts? The Cursed Child?
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2017-09-21 09:34:33 UTC 59:15
#Potterweek: What is Harry Potter canon? Fantastic Beasts? The Cursed Child?

Happy Birthday, Harry + Jo!

The first seven books of the series gave us all the story we needed. Or did they? With the additions of Pottermore, Twitter, The Cursed Child, and Fantastic Beasts, JK Rowling has many outlets to share more information about her universe. But does it all "count?"

What is Canon?

Is canon anything that comes from JK Rowling? Is it anything that was approved by JK Rowling? Books vs movies? First 7 or everything afterward? I'm joined by Elayna of SpeakBeasty and Paul of Blokebusters. We discuss our feelings about this and our thoughts on the new elements introduced by The Cursed Child and Fantastic Beasts.

Art used by permission from Iriusabellatrix on DeviantArt, see more here.

More Episodes from Potterweek

This is our third year of Potterweek. Here's a recap of what's coming up this year and what's already on the feed:

Potterweek 2017

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets movie commentary with Nicole of We the ImmigrantsGeeky Gatherings, How to Fangirl for Adults, and Common Room, and Debbie of The Geeky TwinYou Haven't Seen, and Common Room!

Race in Potter with Robyn of Geek Girl Strong and Mimi Mondal.

We Hate Quidditch with Nathan of Flights, Tights, and Movie Nights (and Channel: Superhero) and Fitz of SO MANY PLACES (also heard on our Star Wars Rewatch episodes)!

Potter as YA with Greg of Adventures in Poor Taste!

Neville Longbottom: The Boy Who Could Have Been with Melissa of Readerly Geek!

Potterweek 2016

7/25 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary with Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Katie Elhoffer of Elhoffer Designs. Big kudos to our podcasting intern Kristen!

7/26 Hermione: Our Favorite Know it All GirlBoss with Amanda of Great Beer Adventure!

7/27 The Dursleys: A Look at Harry's Only Living Family Members with Kris of No Extra Words!

7/28 Relationships in Potter: Ginny + Harry, Snape/Lily/James with Alice of Girl Who Roams and Kayla of Epicfied!

7/29 Villains in Potter with Akua and Ashley both officers of Geek Girl Brunch NYC. Also of A Stylish Jedi and You Haven't Seen respectively.

7/30 Magic vs Muggle: How Each World Views the Other with Jada an officer of Geek Girl Brunch NYC and Julia Perkins (soon to be featured on our Lost rewatch podcast!).

7/31 Religion in Potter with Stefani and James (my friends from work!).

Potterweek 2015

http://comrom.co/potterweek-modern-geek-show-an-attempt/ 

http://comrom.co/potterweek-potterpotpourri-draygons-spew-fan-fiction/ 

http://comrom.co/potterweek-potterflex-felix-felicis-fitness/ 

http://comrom.co/potterweek-ashley-and-debbie-from-you-havent-seen/ 

http://comrom.co/potterweek-potterhouse-iggppc-charm-bomb/ 

http://comrom.co/potterweek-potterponderings-lessons-harry-learned/ 

http://comrom.co/potterpeeps-severus-snape-hero/ 

#Potterweek: Neville Longbottom: The Boy Who Could Have Been
01:00:27
2017-09-21 09:34:33 UTC 01:00:27
#Potterweek: Neville Longbottom: The Boy Who Could Have Been

Happy Birthday, Neville Longbottom!

When we meet Neville in his first year at Hogwarts, we couldn't have imagined he'd turn out to be the hero we see at the end of the series. The biggest turning point came in Order of the Phoenix when Harry and Dumbledore discuss Sybill Trelawny's prophecy.

What If?

Melissa from Readerly Geek and I try to have fun by asking What If about each part of the series. We also try to explain the whys behind the plot points in the series. From did Voldemort pick the Potters over the Longbottoms to how would Neville handle the Triwizard Tournament and would Dumbledore care for Neville as much as he did Harry in this alternate universe.

More Episodes from Potterweek

Potterweek 2016

7/25 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary with Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Katie Elhoffer of Elhoffer Designs. Big kudos to our podcasting intern Kristen!

7/26 Hermione: Our Favorite Know it All GirlBoss with Amanda of Great Beer Adventure!

7/27 The Dursleys: A Look at Harry's Only Living Family Members with Kris of No Extra Words!

7/28 Relationships in Potter: Ginny + Harry, Snape/Lily/James with Alice of Girl Who Roams and Kayla of Epicfied!

7/29 Villains in Potter with Akua and Ashley both officers of Geek Girl Brunch NYC. Also of A Stylish Jedi and You Haven't Seen respectively.

7/30 Magic vs Muggle: How Each World Views the Other with Jada an officer of Geek Girl Brunch NYC and Julia Perkins (soon to be featured on our Lost rewatch podcast!).

7/31 Religion in Potter with Stefani and James (my friends from work!).

Potterweek 2015

http://comrom.co/potterweek-modern-geek-show-an-attempt/ 

http://comrom.co/potterweek-potterpotpourri-draygons-spew-fan-fiction/ 

http://comrom.co/potterweek-potterflex-felix-felicis-fitness/ 

http://comrom.co/potterweek-ashley-and-debbie-from-you-havent-seen/ 

http://comrom.co/potterweek-potterhouse-iggppc-charm-bomb/ 

http://comrom.co/potterweek-potterponderings-lessons-harry-learned/ 

http://comrom.co/potterpeeps-severus-snape-hero/ 

Veronica Mars Season 2 Rewatch with Geek Girl Pen Pals
01:18:17
2017-09-21 09:34:33 UTC 01:18:17
Veronica Mars Season 2 Rewatch with Geek Girl Pen Pals

A few months ago (read: over a year ago) I (Hadas) set out to do another tv show rematch with my Iggle pals.

Rewatch Recap:

We previously rewatched Roswell, the alien teenage romance drama from The WB. Then Freaks and Geeks, a very short-lived cult classic. Next up was Twin Peaks, which divided our hosts. Some were die-hards and others were apprehensive, or just down right angry at it.

What's Next?

The show we decided to watch and rewatch was Veronica Mars. On the panel, this time, were Cassidy, KristyMeghan. Check them out on their own blogs and Twitter accounts!

Veronica Mars is a cult classic yet Kristy and I have never seen it before. We came into it with different ideas of what the show could be and we're both very pleasantly surprised. The show is more mature than it seems. It's well-executed plot wise and by its incredible and underrated cast.

Quick Intro to Veronica Mars' Themes:
  • Mystery
  • Mature Themes
  • Class Divide
  • Racial Issues

What Do You Love about Veronica Mars?

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The IGGPPC are great friends that created a friendly inclusive community of passionate people aka geeks.You can find a friend that is into what you're into. You can find people who are passionate about almost everything. My favorite "geek love?" Tea! Sign up to find your own pen pal or to join the community!

To be a part of our IGGPPC rewatches, join the community and this group on Facebook.

Stay tuned for our Rewatch of Veronica Mars's Season 3!! --

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If you enjoyed this episode, check out our most recent main episodes: All of International Women's Month Content here!

Blogging as Therapy with Jamila Rowser of Geek Girl Brunch and Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie Jean Barker: Stories, Idealism, + South Africa Folklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYC Michael Harle and the Town of Idiots (OUAT) Elhoffer Design Part 1 and 2 Amanda Palmer's Art of Asking Star Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VI, VII

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the Woods F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

More from Potterweek 2016:

7/25 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary with Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Katie Elhoffer of Elhoffer Designs. Big kudos to our podcasting intern Kristen!

7/26 Hermione: Our Favorite Know it All GirlBoss with Amanda of Great Beer Adventure!

7/27 The Dursleys: A Look at Harry's Only Living Family Members with Kris of No Extra Words!

7/28 Relationships in Potter: Ginny + Harry, Snape/Lily/James with Alice of Girl Who Roams and Kayla of Epicfied!

7/30 Magic vs Muggle: How Each World Views the Other with Jada an officer of Geek Girl Brunch NYC and Julia Perkins (soon to be featured on our Lost rewatch podcast!).

Veronica Mars Season 1 Rewatch with Geek Girl Pen Pals
01:16:13
2017-09-21 09:34:33 UTC 01:16:13
Veronica Mars Season 1 Rewatch with Geek Girl Pen Pals

A few months ago (read: over a year ago) I (Hadas) set out to do another tv show rematch with my Iggle pals.

Rewatch Recap:

We previously rewatched Roswell, the alien teenage romance drama from The WB. Then Freaks and Geeks, a very short-lived cult classic. Next up was Twin Peaks, which divided our hosts. Some were die-hards and others were apprehensive, or just down right angry at it.

What's Next?

The show we decided to watch and rewatch was Veronica Mars. On the panel, this time, were Cassidy, KristyMeghan. Check them out on their own blogs and Twitter accounts!

Veronica Mars is a cult classic yet Kristy and I have never seen it before. We came into it with different ideas of what the show could be and we're both very pleasantly surprised. The show is more mature than it seems. It's well-executed plot wise and by its incredible and underrated cast.

Quick Intro to Veronica Mars' Themes:
  • Mystery
  • Mature Themes
  • Class Divide
  • Racial Issues

What Do You Love about Veronica Mars?

--

The IGGPPC are great friends that created a friendly inclusive community of passionate people aka geeks.You can find a friend that is into what you're into. You can find people who are passionate about almost everything. My favorite "geek love?" Tea! Sign up to find your own pen pal or to join the community!

To be a part of our IGGPPC rewatches, join the community and this group on Facebook.

Stay tuned for our Rewatch of Veronica Mars's Season 2!! --

On Common Room we don’t have ads. We use affiliate links and sell merchandise from the art we commission on Redbubble. If you’d like to support us and our artists financially, click it up. :)

Subscribe via iTunes or your favorite podcast directory!

Follow Common Room with Bloglovin

 

If you enjoyed this episode, check out our most recent main episodes: All of International Women's Month Content here!

Blogging as Therapy with Jamila Rowser of Geek Girl Brunch and Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie Jean Barker: Stories, Idealism, + South Africa Folklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYC Michael Harle and the Town of Idiots (OUAT) Elhoffer Design Part 1 and 2 Amanda Palmer's Art of Asking Star Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VI, VII

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the Woods F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

More from Potterweek 2016:

7/25 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary with Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Katie Elhoffer of Elhoffer Designs. Big kudos to our podcasting intern Kristen!

7/26 Hermione: Our Favorite Know it All GirlBoss with Amanda of Great Beer Adventure!

7/27 The Dursleys: A Look at Harry's Only Living Family Members with Kris of No Extra Words!

7/28 Relationships in Potter: Ginny + Harry, Snape/Lily/James with Alice of Girl Who Roams and Kayla of Epicfied!

7/30 Magic vs Muggle: How Each World Views the Other with Jada an officer of Geek Girl Brunch NYC and Julia Perkins (soon to be featured on our Lost rewatch podcast!).

Talk with Travis the Grimm and a bit of Twin Peaks Season 2
01:00:19
2017-09-21 09:34:33 UTC 01:00:19
Talk with Travis the Grimm and a bit of Twin Peaks Season 2

Instead of an in-depth discussion on Twin Peaks listen in to Travis the Grimm and Hadas (that's me!) get nerdy. Sometimes not everything goes according to plan!

When it came time to record our second episode of the Twin Peaks rewatch focusing on season two, one co-host had to miss the recording and the other didn't finish watching the season. Such is the life of podcasting. You really never know what will happen even if you try and plan well or you overcompensate with multiple prepared cohosts.

For a more accurate Twin Peaks discussion, please listen to the IGGPPC rewatch of season one. It features Rosa as a true blue fan of Twin Peaks, Lulu as the first time watcher and immediate hater on the show, and myself, Hadas, as the lukewarm pop culture consumer.

Travis has been a long time friend of the show and one of my absolute favorite people. Where can you find him? Oh boy, don't get me started. Listen to the ep and you'll see that Travis is everywhere doing so much! It's pretty impressive. Heads to his twitter to find links to what he's working on and to make a fantastic new friend. :)

The IGGPPC are great friends that created a friendly inclusive community of passionate people aka geeks.You can find a friend that is into what you're into. You can find people who are passionate about almost everything. My favorite "geek love?" Tea! Sign up to find your own pen pal or to join the community!

To be a part of our IGGPPC rewatches, join the community and this group on Facebook.

Stay tuned for our Rewatch of Veronica Mars!! --

On Common Room we don’t have ads. We use affiliate links and sell merchandise from the art we commission on Redbubble. If you’d like to support us and our artists financially, click it up. :)

Subscribe via iTunes or your favorite podcast directory!

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Religion in Potter
01:10:23
2017-09-21 09:34:33 UTC 01:10:23
Religion in Potter

As you know, on Common Room, we are religiously and politically neutral. We'll never post happy holidays for any holiday or support a political candidate as a site/podcast. So, when I asked friends and strangers to be on the show for #Potterweek and got a request to talk about religious allusions, I was a bit nervous.

Stefani, a friend who I met through work suggested this for a reason that was pretty interesting. Stefani and her siblings were not allowed to have Harry Potter in the home.

Stefani has a personal connection that she generously shared. We moved on to talk about bigger Harry Potter themes, favorites, and even took some time to do some sorting and discuss those large introspective questions.

Enjoy this last episode of Potterweek on what I'm calling Potterday. Happy First Day of Hogwarts!!

Check out Stefani- nowhere! She hates the internet! And check out James on social media as thejacksonjd!

More from Potterweek 2016:

7/25 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary with Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Katie Elhoffer of Elhoffer Designs. Big kudos to our podcasting intern Kristen!

7/26 Hermione: Our Favorite Know it All GirlBoss with Amanda of Great Beer Adventure!

7/27 The Dursleys: A Look at Harry's Only Living Family Members with Kris of No Extra Words!

7/28 Relationships in Potter: Ginny + Harry, Snape/Lily/James with Alice of Girl Who Roams and Kayla of Epicfied!

7/30 Magic vs Muggle: How Each World Views the Other with Jada an officer of Geek Girl Brunch NYC and Julia Perkins (soon to be featured on our Lost rewatch podcast!).

Bonus Jonases for Potterweek 2016:

Potter as YA with Greg of Adventures in Poor Taste!

Quidditch is THE WORST with Nathan of Flights, Tights, and Movie Nights (and Channel: Superhero) and Fitz of SO MANY PLACES (also heard on our Star Wars Rewatch episodes)!

Hogwarts + Dumbledore are THE WORST with Allison of Podlander, Nicole of Geeky Gatherings, How to Fangirl for Adults, and Common Room, and Debbie of The Geeky TwinYou Haven't Seen, and Common Room!

We Have To Go Back! Lost Rewatch: Pilot 1 + 2
01:08:36
2017-09-21 09:34:33 UTC 01:08:36
We Have To Go Back! Lost Rewatch: Pilot 1 + 2

It's finally here. The first episode of our Lost rewatch. These episodes will not be on the Common Room feed starting with the second episode.

Frequency: twice a month.

Format: Introduction of guests:

First timer: Debbie of The Geeky Twin or Rewatchers: Dave of Pop Culture Case Study and Hadas (that's me!).

Recap of the episode:

In the pilot, we meet just a few characters but see glimpses of the larger ensemble cast. All we know is that Oceanic Flight 816 crash landed on an island. The pilot was off course and wasn't able to alert the base. There's an ominous distress recording made by a French woman. She says it killed them all and she's all alone. It's been looping for 16 years.

Themes We Discuss:

Characterization of Women: Sun, Kate, Claire, and Shannon are 4 distinct personalities. Yet Kate is slightly a different breed in these first two episodes. Many people I know seem to hate Kate. Do you know why?

Characterization of Sayid: This is a post 9/11 show. Casting brown people as terrorists is an easy and popular thing, yet the character of Sayid is granted depth and easy likeability.

Leadership: Who makes a good one? Why? This will be a running theme on our rewatch.

And so we begin.

No need to be afraid of spoilers. They're at the end!

Want to be on the show? You can! Just email me hello@comrom.co and/or join the Facebook group Common Room Lost Rewatch.

Never podcasted before? No problem! I'll teach ya.

Enjoy and namaste. Hadas

For SPOILERS, head to page 2 on the site!

#Potterweek: Villains, Voldemort, Umbridge, and More!
01:23:27
2017-09-21 09:34:33 UTC 01:23:27
#Potterweek: Villains, Voldemort, Umbridge, and More!

Villains are always fun to discuss. What makes a good one? The Potter villains are pretty diverse. So diverse we sometimes have to ask "Is X a villain?"

Listen in as Akua and Ashley, both officers of Geek Girl Brunch NYC (also of A Stylish Jedi and You Haven't Seen respectively) chat about Voldie, Umbry, Snapey Snape, and all the other guys.

 

Here is the upcoming release schedule for Potterweek 2016:

7/25 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary with Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Katie Elhoffer of Elhoffer Designs. Big kudos to our podcasting intern Kristen!

7/26 Hermione: Our Favorite Know it All GirlBoss with Amanda of Great Beer Adventure!

7/27 The Dursleys: A Look at Harry's Only Living Family Members with Kris of No Extra Words!

7/28 Relationships in Potter: Ginny + Harry, Snape/Lily/James with Alice of Girl Who Roams and Kayla of Epicfied!

7/30 Magic vs Muggle: How Each World Views the Other with Jada an officer of Geek Girl Brunch NYC and Julia Perkins (soon to be featured on our Lost rewatch podcast!).

7/31 Religion in Potter with Stefani and James (my friends from work!).

Enjoyed this episode and want to be on a Potterweek ep? Just hit us up in the comments, on social media, or at hello@comrom.co!!

Check out our Potterweek posts here:

7/25 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary with Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Katie Elhoffer of Elhoffer Designs. Big kudos to our podcasting intern Kristen!

7/26 Hermione: Our Favorite Know it All GirlBoss with Amanda of Great Beer Adventure!

7/27 The Dursleys: A Look at Harry's Only Living Family Members with Kris of No Extra Words!

7/28 Relationships in Potter: Ginny + Harry, Snape/Lily/James with Alice of Girl Who Roams and Kayla of Epicfied!

7/29 Villains in Potter with Akua and Ashley both officers of Geek Girl Brunch NYC. Also of A Stylish Jedi and You Haven't Seen respectively.

7/31 Religion in Potter with Stefani and James (my friends from work!).

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On Common Room we don’t have ads. We use affiliate links and sell merchandise from the art we commission on Redbubble. If you’d like to support us and our artists financially, click it up. :)

Subscribe via iTunes or your favorite podcast directory!

Follow Common Room with Bloglovin

We are now part of Wizard World’s Con Radio podcast network. Listen to some of our friends!

--

If you enjoyed this episode, check out our most recent main episodes: All of International Women's Month Content here!

Blogging as Therapy with Jamila Rowser of Geek Girl Brunch and Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie Jean Barker: Stories, Idealism, + South Africa Folklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYC Michael Harle and the Town of Idiots (OUAT)

Elhoffer Design Part 1 and 2 Amanda Palmer's Art of Asking Star Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VI, VII

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the Woods F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

Muggle vs Magic: Education, Journalism, and more!
01:50:00
2017-09-21 09:34:33 UTC 01:50:00
Muggle vs Magic: Education, Journalism, and more!

JK Rowling created a very detailed and well-plotted story. Yet how come Hogwarts' students miss out on traditional problem solving and critical thinking lessons? Are most wizards idiots?

Jada an officer of Geek Girl Brunch and Julia of our future Lost rewatch podcast episodes suggested we discuss more philosophical issues in Harry Potter. Like how the media works in the wizarding world and what aspects of the muggle world do Wizards actually care about and/or get involved in.

This has been one of my favorite Potterweek records so far. Listen in and let us know what you think!

Enjoyed this episode and want to be on a Potterweek ep? Just hit us up in the comments, on social media, or at hello@comrom.co!!

Check out our Potterweek posts here:

7/25 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary with Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Katie Elhoffer of Elhoffer Designs. Big kudos to our podcasting intern Kristen!

7/26 Hermione: Our Favorite Know it All GirlBoss with Amanda of Great Beer Adventure!

7/27 The Dursleys: A Look at Harry's Only Living Family Members with Kris of No Extra Words!

7/28 Relationships in Potter: Ginny + Harry, Snape/Lily/James with Alice of Girl Who Roams and Kayla of Epicfied!

7/29 Villains in Potter with Akua and Ashley both officers of Geek Girl Brunch NYC. Also of A Stylish Jedi and You Haven't Seen respectively.

7/31 Religion in Potter with Stefani and James (my friends from work!).

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On Common Room we don’t have ads. We use affiliate links and sell merchandise from the art we commission on Redbubble. If you’d like to support us and our artists financially, click it up. :)

Subscribe via iTunes or your favorite podcast directory!

Follow Common Room with Bloglovin

We are now part of Wizard World’s Con Radio podcast network. Listen to some of our friends!

--

If you enjoyed this episode, check out our most recent main episodes: All of International Women's Month Content here!

Blogging as Therapy with Jamila Rowser of Geek Girl Brunch and Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie Jean Barker: Stories, Idealism, + South Africa Folklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYC Michael Harle and the Town of Idiots (OUAT)

Elhoffer Design Part 1 and 2 Amanda Palmer's Art of Asking Star Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VI, VII

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the Woods F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

#Potterweek Relationships in Harry Potter, Ginny + Harry, Snape/Lily/James
01:14:28
2017-09-21 09:34:33 UTC 01:14:28
#Potterweek Relationships in Harry Potter, Ginny + Harry, Snape/Lily/James

Relationships in Harry Potter and fun and frustrating. Ginny and Harry make sense on paper, but some people can't stand their pairing. Lily and James together is confusing, but is Lily and Snape any better?

 

On this fourth Potterweek episode of 2016, I'm joined by Alice aka Kangaru on the interwebs and Kayla of Epicfied from all over the net. Both ladies suggested discussing the romantic relationships in Harry Potter, that they cannot stand!

 

Which Relationships in Harry Potter Do You Dislike Most?

Bonus:

Stay tuned after the show for an extra bit about the Ilvermony houses on Pottermore.

Check out our Potterweek posts here:

7/25 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone movie commentary with Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Katie Elhoffer of Elhoffer Designs. Big kudos to our podcasting intern Kristen!

7/26 Hermione: Our Favorite Know it All GirlBoss with Amanda of Great Beer Adventure!

7/27 The Dursleys: A Look at Harry’s Only Living Family Members with Kris of No Extra Words!

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Enjoyed this and want to be on a Potterweek ep? Just hit us up in the comments on social media or at hello@comrom.co!!

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On Common Room we don’t have ads. We use affiliate links and sell merchandise from the art we commission on Redbubble. If you’d like to support us and our artists financially, click it up. :)

Subscribe via iTunes or your favorite podcast directory!

Follow Common Room with Bloglovin

We are now part of Wizard World’s Con Radio podcast network. Listen to some of our friends!

--

If you enjoyed this episode, check out our most recent main episodes: All of International Women's Month Content here!

Blogging as Therapy with Jamila Rowser of Geek Girl Brunch and Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie Jean Barker: Stories, Idealism, + South Africa Folklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYC Michael Harle and the Town of Idiots (OUAT)

Elhoffer Design Part 1 and 2 Amanda Palmer's Art of Asking Star Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VI, VII

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the Woods F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

#Potterweek Dursley's Deal
01:13:46
2017-09-21 09:34:33 UTC 01:13:46
#Potterweek Dursley's Deal

You know that family member you don't get along with? They've got nothing on the Dursleys. Imagine for yourself two humans who show absolutely no love towards an orphaned infant.

On this #Potterweek episode, our guest co-host Kris of No Added Words, suggested we discuss Harry Potter's aunt and uncle. It's our third episode of the week because, in book 3, Aunt Marge's presence shows us a slightly different shade (of purple) of Uncle Vernon and Aunt Petunia.

 

Listen in!

 

Check out our Potterweek posts here:

7/25 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary with Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Katie Elhoffer of Elhoffer Designs. Big kudos to our podcasting intern Kristen!

7/26 Hermione: Our Favorite Know it All GirlBoss with Amanda of Great Beer Adventure!

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Enjoyed this and want to be on a Potterweek ep? Just hit us up in the comments on social media or at hello@comrom.co!!

--

On Common Room we don’t have ads. We use affiliate links and sell merchandise from the art we commission on Redbubble. If you’d like to support us and our artists financially, click it up. :)

Subscribe via iTunes or your favorite podcast directory!

Follow Common Room with Bloglovin

We are now part of Wizard World’s Con Radio podcast network. Listen to some of our friends!

--

If you enjoyed this episode, check out our most recent main episodes: All of International Women's Month Content here!

Blogging as Therapy with Jamila Rowser of Geek Girl Brunch and Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie Jean Barker: Stories, Idealism, + South Africa Folklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYC Michael Harle and the Town of Idiots (OUAT)

Elhoffer Design Part 1 and 2 Amanda Palmer's Art of Asking Star Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VI, VII

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the Woods F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

#Potterweek: Hermione Granger, Our Favorite Know It All
01:05:46
2017-09-21 09:34:33 UTC 01:05:46
#Potterweek: Hermione Granger, Our Favorite Know It All

Oh, Hermione. We've definitely known a Hermione in our lives. We may even be one. Did Hermione ever grow up from being a know-it-all? Is that something she needs you to grow up from?

Join me and my guest host, Amanda of Great Beer Adventure as we chat about our favorite girlboss and the brightest witch of her age.

 

How do you feel about the girl who slayed?

Check out our Potterweek posts here:

7/25 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary with Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Katie Elhoffer of Elhoffer Designs. Big kudos to our podcasting intern Kristen!

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Enjoyed this and want to be on a Potterweek ep? Just hit us up in the comments on social media or at hello@comrom.co!!

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Blogging as Therapy with Jamila Rowser of Geek Girl Brunch and Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie Jean Barker: Stories, Idealism, + South Africa Folklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYC Michael Harle and the Town of Idiots (OUAT)

Elhoffer Design Part 1 and 2 Amanda Palmer's Art of Asking Star Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VI, VII

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the Woods F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Movie Commentary #Potterweek
02:28:31
2017-09-21 09:34:33 UTC 02:28:31
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Movie Commentary #Potterweek

What happens when you have a Gryffindor, Slytherin, and Hufflepuff rewatch Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone? For starters, a whole lot of different opinions about the Weasleys.

So how does this work? Simply have you movie ready to press play at around 16-22 seconds. When we say press play, you should be right about where the Privet Drive sign is shown. You may be off a few seconds, but that won't be a problem.

(Editor's note: Shout out to our podcast intern, Kristen, who not only edited this LONG Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary episode, but wrote the show notes as well. Check her out on YouTube!)

Listen as Katie (Elhoffer Design), Megan (The Nerdy Girlie), and Hadas rewatch the first of the Harry Potter films. 

 

What did you think of Sorcerer's Stone?

Check out Megan discussing Military Brat life and blogging on our International Women's Month episode (also featuring Jamilla of Geek Girl Brunch, Straight Outta Gotham, and more).

Check out Katie in her two-parter guest spot on the show discussing her creations, fandoms, and nerd life (part 1 and 2).

Enjoyed this Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary and want to be on a Potterweek ep? Just hit us up in the comments on social media or at hello@comrom.co!!

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Blogging as Therapy with Jamila Rowser of Geek Girl Brunch and Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie Jean Barker: Stories, Idealism, + South Africa Folklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYC Michael Harle and the Town of Idiots (OUAT)

Elhoffer Design Part 1 and 2 Amanda Palmer's Art of Asking Star Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VI, VII

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the Woods F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

20 Feet From Stardom- Presentation, Content, and our Musical Dreams
52:01
2017-09-21 09:34:33 UTC 52:01
20 Feet From Stardom- Presentation, Content, and our Musical Dreams

Another oldie but a goodie. Back in November, we consumed a bit too much for Non-Fiction November*. One of the documentaries we watched and recorded about just didn't get edited in time.

Listen in as Christine, Debbie, Margaux, and I (Hadas) talk about 20 Feet From Stardom. We look at the documentary in terms of presentation and content. We also indulge a bit and discuss which award we'd love to win. Where we'd put it. Who we'd love to sing back up for and our first concert experiences.

Share your answers in the comments!

For more information about the women mentioned in this documentary check out the official site.

 

 What is your favorite music documentary?

As mentioned on previous posts, we’ve been watching a few documentaries for our#NonFicNov event. Listen in as we discuss TigGood Hair, and The True Cost. Also for NonFicNov, Sewing 101!

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Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the Woods F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

 

Men's Fandom Fashion with Tony B Kim (Crazy 4 Comic Con)
45:53
2017-09-21 09:34:33 UTC 45:53
Men's Fandom Fashion with Tony B Kim (Crazy 4 Comic Con)

The ladies are finally getting the flattering geeky threads they always wanted. But what about the guys, eh? Men's Fandom Fashion is the topic for our first episode back from a long hiatus (an explanation is on the episode). This episode was recorded a long time ago. Actually a long long time ago before SWVII was released... /sheepish.

One of our friends from the Con Radio familia, Tony B Kim aka Crazy4ComicCon joined me to talk about a project he's been working on for quite a while. When I spoke to the Con Radio familia about collaborating on an episode together, Tony got very excited about F3. 

Tony's project involves creating a line of presentable clothes for men who want to represent their fandoms. Listen in to us chat about the idea, the process, convention love, and more background about Tony.

Check out Tony's podcast, website, and follow him on Twitter for great conversation starters.

Let us know what you thought, here!

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Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the Woods F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

3 Ladies Review Batman v Superman
01:35:19
2017-09-21 09:34:33 UTC 01:35:19
3 Ladies Review Batman v Superman

Yep, the long awaited fight between the Bat of Gotham and the Son of Krypton was released in March. Reviewers were unkind, fans had mixed opinions, and the stars were defensive.

Joining me (Hadas) were Meghan aka @mesulli on the interwebs and Summer aka @TheFinchery. Check them out on the following sites! Meghan on Girls on the Grid and Summer on The Charming Finch.

SPOILERS ON THE EPISODEAND IN THIS POST!!!

Here are the topics we discussed:

Expectations for Batman v SupermanThe reviews for this film were very opinionated. Did they scare you about the movie before or during your viewing?

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Diving into Batman v Superman, we discussed the plotlines. As I mentioned on the ep, even while writing this list down I was confused, which is telling about this film.

Questions About Batman v Superman:

Is Lois damsel-ed here? Or is it refreshing to see her jump into all aspects of her job, be brave, and do whatever she wants?

Superhero movies are formulated to lead up to the next film rather than stand alone. Do you think superhero movies are ruined by Hollywood because there's not a lot of room to play with that format?

Share Your Thoughts on Batman v Superman with Us on ComRom.co!

 

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Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

Australian Aboriginals, Diversity, + Identity #IntWomensMonth
01:05:22
2017-09-21 09:34:33 UTC 01:05:22
Australian Aboriginals, Diversity, + Identity #IntWomensMonth

What do you think about when you hear the term indigenous people? I usually think of Native Americans, yet they aren't the only indigenous people on the planet. Only in the last five years did I learn about the Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders of Australia.

For International Women's Month, I wanted to make sure we featured as many different nations. I also wanted to create pieces that were a bit meatier so we could get something out of these posts. Luckily Ebony, aka The Travelling Unicorn, was able to help me get to know a group of people I knew just 1 thing about.

 

Ebony and I discuss Australia's treatment of the aboriginal people, the distinction between the terms indigenous and aboriginal, the reasons behind the mistreatment, how society is changing, and how representation is very slowing improving. 

The Stolen Children issue and Further Reading on comrom.co.Check Out More International Women's Month Content here!

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F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

Sonia Liao: Geekery, Art, + Asian American Life
01:16:56
2017-09-21 09:34:33 UTC 01:16:56
Sonia Liao: Geekery, Art, + Asian American Life

Sonia Liao is the wonderful artist behind Helena Rose which Debbie and I reviewed a few months ago. Read that here and please get the comic, it's beautiful both in art and story.

Sonia and I talked about geekery at first. A bit of X-Men, Man of Steel, and Batman v Superman pre-release. We then talked about gaming, online communities, friendships, and what it was like for her grow up as someone of Asian-descent in America.

Being part of a specific community is something we had in common even though we come from very different backgrounds. There are limitations, benefits, and a learning curve.

Where to Find Sonia Liao:

Facebook, Twitter, DeviantArt, Instagram, Her Site

Check Out More Emet Comics related Content here!

Check Out More International Women's Month Content here!

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F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

Lynne Yoshii: Hawaii, Japanese Culture, + NYC
01:27:03
2017-09-21 09:34:33 UTC 01:27:03
Lynne Yoshii: Hawaii, Japanese Culture, + NYC

We met Lynne Yoshii through Emet Comics. She is the artist behind Inside the Loop (our review is coming soon!). I had so much fun talking to her about nerd things we actually spoke for a bit after the ep as well.

Hawaii

Lynne Yoshii was born in Hawaii! I am very jealous of course for Lost reasons.

Her family is Japanese and while she was in Hawaii they made sure she learned the language by enrolling her into a special Japanese-only supplementary school. In fact, she was one of if not the only American residents there.

(Related: Have opinions about Lost? Click here.)

Japanese Culture

To help her connect with the Japanese culture and language, her parents happily indulged any request to buy comics. So Lynne has been very familiar with many types of manga and anime since she was a child and discovered western art as she grew up.

New York

We also discussed what it's like to live in New York.

Where to Find Lynne Yoshii:

Emet Comics, DeviantArt, Facebook, Her Site

Let us know what you think of the episode here.

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Maytal Gilboa, Founder of Emet Comics #IntWomensMonth
38:15
2017-09-21 09:34:33 UTC 38:15
Maytal Gilboa, Founder of Emet Comics #IntWomensMonth

Our 3rd International Women's Month episode is with the founder of female and diversity focused, Emet Comics. Maytal Gilboa joins us for about half an hour to chat about the idea behind the company, her upcoming plans, and some general chat.

Maytal Gilboa transitioned from a successful career in film development. Currently, she is coaching a team of women to create stories true to them, without any established agenda.

Check out our coverage of Emet Comics here on CR and their website to stay Inside the Loop. (See what I did there?)

Share your thoughts on this episode here.

 

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Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

Blogging as Therapy with Military Brats Megan Gotch + Jamila Rowser
01:04:47
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:04:47
Blogging as Therapy with Military Brats Megan Gotch + Jamila Rowser

Sometime in 2015, I realized that some of the leaders of the large lady nerd communities I was part of were self-proclaimed military brats. I invited them on the episode and the conversation went in a direction I couldn't have predicted!

Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Jamila Rowser co-founder of Geek Girl Brunch joined me to talk about what military brat-hood was like. Whether they were exposed to other cultures and how. How being an MB helped them create their websites and communities, and help them help themselves.

See more from Megan Gotch:

The Nerdy Girlie (Megan's blog about life, SDCC, and fandom), Female Geek Bloggers (a supportive community for female bloggers Megan started), Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

See more from Jamila Rowser:

Geek Girl Brunch (where women can hang out IRL), Girl Gone Geek (Jamila's nerdy site), Straight Outta Gotham (Jamila's tumblr blog displaying geekery found in hip hop lyrics), Lovers Brock (a more personal tumblr blog), Twitter, and Instagram.

Listen in and leave us a comment!

For more about the Lost Rewatch mentioned on the episode, click here!

For more about how to join International Women's Month, click here!

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F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

Jean Barker: Stories, Idealism, + South Africa
38:51
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 38:51
Jean Barker: Stories, Idealism, + South Africa

Jean Barker is a writer, director, and generally a storyteller. Zana, her first comic, is about a South Africa where Nelson Mandela has been killed and apartheid lives on. 

Jean and I talked about Zana, her upbringing in South Africa, her writings, her film work, and humanity in general. 

 

We also asked Jean Barker our five Common Room questions about pop culture, food, fitness, fashion, and my signature question.

Listen in and leave us a comment!

For more about the Lost Rewatch mentioned on the episode, click here!

For more about how to join International Women's Month, click here!

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Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

Oscars 2016 Picks!
01:21:59
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:21:59
Oscars 2016 Picks!

Oscar, Oscar! Vote Now!

Listen in to Charee, Margaux, and Hadas discuss their picks for the 2016 Oscars.

We were a bit disappointed with some snubs, we had a hard time with the acting categories, and we learned (again) what sound editing and mixing actually are. (Timestamp breakdown at the bottom of this post!)

For a deeper look at each Best Picture nominee, read Margaux's reviews by clicking here!

We have a group chat on Facebook where we chat about what we've been watching lately and decided to discuss the #OscarsSoWhite issue. Click on to comrom to read the discussion!

Join our live tweet chat on twitter on 2/28/16 at 7PM Eastern. We're @commonroomlive!

Timestamp Breakdown:Best Film Editing 00:02:03Best Cinematography 00:07:34Best Visual Effects 00:11:30Best Production Design 00:13:45Best Costume Design 00:17:06Best Makeup and Hairstyling 00:19:03-Best Foreign Language Film 00:21:38Best Documentary Short Subject (skipped)Best Documentary Feature 00:28:47Best Live Action Short Film (skipped)Best Animated Short Film 00:33:12Best Animated Feature 00:35:54Best Original Song 00:38:09Best Original Score 00:40:39-Best Sound Mixing 00:43:49Best Sound Editing 00:48:10Best Original Screenplay 00:49:43Best Adapted Screenplay 00:52:25Best Supporting Actor 00:54:34Best Supporting Actress 00:59:11Best Actor 01:03:25Best Actress 01:05:30Best Director 01:09:43Best Picture 01:10:48

Folklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYC
01:02:18
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:02:18
Folklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYC

Surprise! You might have noticed we already did an episode about The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker before. I wanted a do-over and a bit more of an in-depth discussion on the story. #AlltheTales was the perfect time to try again.

A few of the questions we used to form our discussion were lifted straight out of the great online book club, NovelTea Book Club, run by our pal Kristin of My Life as a Tea Cup. Please check this thread out and the book club if you'd like great conversations and book recommendations.

(Related: Kristin was on our episode discussing Amanda Palmer's The Art of Asking!)

Find out more about Golems and Jinnis in pop culture and join our conversation on comrom.co!

 

What Did You Think of The Golem and the Jinni?

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F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

Stories, Design, and Being Yourself with Elhoffer Design (Part 2 of 2)
01:05:59
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:05:59
Stories, Design, and Being Yourself with Elhoffer Design (Part 2 of 2)

We’re continuing our #ALLtheTales event with Catherine Elhoffer of Elhoffer Design! In Part 2 we talk more about stories and what it was like and now is like to be a geek.

Our conversation lasted 3 hours, only half of which was intentionally recorded. So we broke down the 1 hour 45 minute recording into 2 episodes. In part 1, Catherine, Debbie, and Hadas talk inspiration, creativity, design and stories! Listen HERE!

We’d love to hear from you, so leave your thoughts and comments on the post or @comromco on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Where to find our co-hosts!

Debbie – on Common Room or on her site The Geeky Twin!Catherine Elhoffer - on her site Elhoffer Design and on Twitter @elhofferdesign!

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F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

Michael Harle + The Town of Idiots (#OUAT- Once Upon a Time)
01:27:58
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:27:58
Michael Harle + The Town of Idiots (#OUAT- Once Upon a Time)

Long time listeners and readers probably know that this team LOVES Potter (Potterweek is proof). So it was obviously very fun to have Alohomora co-host and vocal wizard Michael Harle join us on an episode.

We told Michael about #AlltheTales. We mentioned our idea for a Once Upon a Time which really sparked some passion from Mr. Harle. :)

(Related: Kat from Alohomora on WWW: Friendship is Magic, our episode about internet communities.)

Listen in as Estee, Hadas, and Michael discuss ABC's fairy tale adaptation soap opera, Once Upon a Time. Some spoilers for seasons 1-5 and for the film Maleficent.

Fun Facts:Michael mentioned two predecessors and the probable influences for Once Upon a Time. Fables, a comic series by Vertigo. A game adaptation of Fables from Tell Tale Games. And The 10th Kingdom which was on NBC. 

Find Michael here:Alohomora, Mugglenet Audiofictions, Twitter

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Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

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Stories + Fashion with Elhoffer Design (part 1 of 2)
01:05:59
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:05:59
Stories + Fashion with Elhoffer Design (part 1 of 2)

We’re starting off our #ALLtheTales event with Catherine Elhoffer of Elhoffer Design!

Our conversation lasted 3 hours, only half of which was intentionally recorded. So we broke down the 1 hour 45 minute recording into 2 episodes. In part 1, Catherine, Debbie, and Hadas talk inspiration, creativity, design and stories!

SPOILER ALERTS

Skip this episode if you haven’t seen The Force Awakens.To avoid Game of Thrones book spoilers skip from 53:43 to 1:03:34.

We’d love to hear from you, so leave your thoughts and comments on the post or @comromco on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Where to find our co-hosts!

Debbie – on Common Room or on her site The Geeky Twin!Catherine Elhoffer - on her site Elhoffer Design and on Twitter @elhofferdesign!

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THAT'S NOT HOW THE FORCE WORKS! #TheForceAwakens Podcast

Amanda Palmer's Art of Asking

Special Edition Comic Con

Jurassic World Long and Short

Star Wars Rewatch Ep I, II, III, IV, V, VI

Mad Men Series Chat with Dave from Pop Culture Case Study

 

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion):

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games

F3: Episode 28: Larissa's Picks

F3: Episode 27: #Worklife

F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the Woods

F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite

 

THAT'S NOT HOW THE FORCE WORKS! #TheForceAwakens Podcast
02:19:33
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 02:19:33
THAT'S NOT HOW THE FORCE WORKS! #TheForceAwakens Podcast

Finally! After rewatching all six films, we have seen Star Wars episode VII!! Listen in to our The Force Awakens podcast episode featuring Dave, Fitz, Debbie, and me, the ever-constant interrupter!

This The Force Awakens podcast ep is packed with analysis, comparisons to A New Hope, callbacks to previous films, fun cameos, and our love for Po Dameron.

Want to catch up on our rewatches? Here are the links!Phantom Menace– Did CGI destroy it?Attack of the Clones– Why is the romance unbearable? Is Padme a Strong Female Character?Revenge of the Sith– The second best in the trilogy?A New Hope– As good as we remember?Empire Strikes Back– Is it really the BEST one?Return of the Jedi- The cutest Star Wars?

SPOILER ALERT SPOILER ALERT SPOILER ALERT

We started our episode by discussing what we had known about the film prior to watching. Did you watch the trailers or read up on theories and speculation? Let us know in the comments!

Just like our previous rewatch episodes there will be acting and writing scores and the super fun quote review. Though we were so excited we forgot to do our impressions. Next time! ;)

Where to find our co-hosts!Debbie – right here or on her blog The Geeky Twin!Dave – Pop Culture Case Study and on twitter @pccasestudyFitz- HealertrekBigOT.com and on twitter @buckeyefitzy

There are spoilers from the start of this episode! Check out our comprehensive guide to the characters, comparisons, call backs, and cameos here

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ON DECEMBER 27TH, FOR ONE DAY ONLY, WE WILL BE SELLING OUR STAR WARS MERCHANDISE! YAY!

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Star Wars The Force Awakens Instant Reactions- WITH SPOILERS
05:23
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 05:23
Star Wars The Force Awakens Instant Reactions- WITH SPOILERS

As my father likes to text me on Pizza Night, IT IS TIME!

Star Wars The Force Awakens arrived. So the Common Roomies and friends of the Common Roomies recorded awesome instant reactions for your listening pleasure.

Want to join us for the next Instant Reaction episode? You definitely should! Here's how we did it and how you can next time we call for your audio!

(FYI, the Chris Revill on this episode was also on our Tig episode! Check out his show Let's Chat with Revill and Friends!!)

 

As mentioned on previous posts, we’ve been watching a few documentaries for our#NonFicNov event. Listen in as we discuss TigGood Hair, and The True Cost.Also for NonFicNov, Sewing 101 and WWW: Friendship is Magic.

 

 

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Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

WWW: Friendship is Magic (Internet Communities)
44:04
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WWW: Friendship is Magic (Internet Communities)

It was the Sunday where everything went wrong. 3 episodes were scheduled with 8 different guests and 6 had to back out at the last minute. It was just my luck that I found the most incredible co-hosts for our episode about Internet communities at the last minute: Kat from Mugglenet.com and Barb from Trendom.co.

Join our conversation on comrom.co:

What is your first memory of the internet?What was your first experience with an internet community?Are most of your friends made IRL (in real life) or online?

As mentioned on previous posts, we’ve been watching a few documentaries for our#NonFicNov event. Listen in as we discuss TigGood Hair, and The True Cost.Also for NonFicNov, Sewing 101!

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Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

Sewing 101 with Annie from The Enantiomer Project! #NonFicNov
01:10:53
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:10:53
Sewing 101 with Annie from The Enantiomer Project! #NonFicNov

Last week we released our episode about Fast Fashion and The True Cost movie. This week we're releasing our episode with Annie from The Enantiomer Project.

Dr. Anne is a real-life scientist and a professor at a fancy university, but not one where there are galas every Friday. Her blog likes to present sewing patterns and projects as scientific experiments. And the results are almost always gorgeous. Annie says any noob can learn how to sew with some practice. Get inspired to make your own clothes on our latest episode! Listen in!

 

Have You Ever Made Your Own Clothes?(Teach Us!!!!)

As mentioned on previous posts, we’ve been watching a few documentaries for our#NonFicNov event. Listen in as we discuss TigGood Hair, and The True Cost.

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Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite  

The True Cost (doc)- This Episode will Make You Feel Guilty
48:14
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 48:14
The True Cost (doc)- This Episode will Make You Feel Guilty

Where do you shop? Do you know how your clothes were made? Where they were made? Who made them and how they were treated? Why are Forever 21, H&M, and other stores able to sell clothing at such low prices?

The True Cost dives into the subject of Fast Fashion and how harmful it is for us. This documentary was an eye opener and cleverly done so. There is some optimism since we are now informed we can make changes in how we shop, where we shop, and what we support. We strongly recommend viewing The True Cost.

WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT FAST FASHION? TELL US ON COMROM.CO!

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Nappy vs Natural: Chris Rock's Good HairComedy, Cancer, and Children: Tig Notaro's DocumentaryAmanda Palmer's Art of AskingSpecial Edition Comic ConJurassic World Long and ShortStar Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VIMad Men Series Chat with Dave from Pop Culture Case Study

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite  

Natural vs Nappy- Chris Rock's Good Hair Documentary
01:29:34
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:29:34
Natural vs Nappy- Chris Rock's Good Hair Documentary

Let's delve into the beauty scene, specifically the ins and outs of natural hair for NonFicNov.

What's natural hair? It basically means leaving your hair in it's natural state without heavily manipulating it with chemicals, heat, extensions, weaves, or anything else on a regular basis. For many African-American women, natural hair and hair, in general, has been a real sore point for a very long time.

To prepare for our episode, we watched Chris Rock's Good Hair which educates the uninitiated and provides an outsider's view for those in the know.

We will update you on the app's progress! If you'd like to be involved contact Tiffany on LinkedIn!

Tiffany also wants to shine some light on the Carlito's Wish Foundation!

Join our discussion in the comments on comrom.co!

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Comedy, Cancer, and Children: Tig Notaro's DocumentaryAmanda Palmer's Art of AskingSpecial Edition Comic ConJurassic World Long and ShortStar Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VIMad Men Series Chat with Dave from Pop Culture Case Study

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite  

Comedy, Cancer, and Children: Tig Notaro's Documentary
45:14
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 45:14
Comedy, Cancer, and Children: Tig Notaro's Documentary

For NonFicNov, Debbie suggested about 8* Netflix Documentaries to the team and the number one choice was Tig! What better way to see the real side of pop culture, food, fitness, and fashion than to go behind the scenes with documentaries?

You may have heard of Tig Notaro because of her very personal and revolutionary stand up set just a few days after she was diagnosed with cancer. This Netflix special allows Tig, family, and friends to tell the story. Viewers also get to catch up with her after treatment and her burst into broader popularity.

Join us and guest Chris from the Let's Chat with Revill and Friends podcast! Find him on Facebook, Twitter, and his network's site!

Have you heard of Tig Notaro and her story?

Join the Conversation in the Comments!

*Other winners were The True Cost and 20 Feet From Stardom which we watched and podcasted about too.

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Amanda Palmer's Art of AskingSpecial Edition Comic ConJurassic World Long and ShortTopical Dish and Obsessions 2: Food, Fitness, and TVStar Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VIMad Men Series Chat with Dave from Pop Culture Case Study

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite  

A Female Perspective on Asking for... Anything: Amanda Palmer's The Art of Asking
01:00:21
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:00:21
A Female Perspective on Asking for... Anything: Amanda Palmer's The Art of Asking

When you need to ask for help are you nervous? What about asking for a raise? Why or why not? We discuss Amanda Palmer's The Art of Asking as a book and as it applies to our lives and our approach to asking.

Kristin of My Life as a Teacup joins us for a special NonFicNov episode! She recommended discussing Amanda Palmer's The Art of Asking, a memoir about how to allow your community to help you and more.

 

ARE YOU TYPICALLY ANXIOUS WHEN ASKING FOR HELP, A RAISE, OR SOMETHING ELSE? TELL US YOUR STORY IN THE COMMENTS!!

  

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Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite  

The Cutest #StarWarsRewatch Ever? Return of the Jedi!
01:05:09
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:05:09
The Cutest #StarWarsRewatch Ever? Return of the Jedi!

Cuteness overload? Here's our Episode VI: RETURN OF THE JEDI #StarWarsRewatch episode.

TOPICS DISCUSSED ON THIS #STARWARSREWATCH EPISODE

Nostalgia: The FinaleWho is the Audience? Kids More Than Adults?Observations After Seeing the Entire SeriesWhy Did Star Wars Become So Popular?Effects and Changes Since ReleaseWriting/Acting ScoresFavorite Quotes

Share Your Thoughts in the Comments!

 

Where to find our co-hosts!Dave – Pop Culture Case Study and on twitter @pccasestudyFitz- HealertrekBigOT.com and on twitter @buckeyefitzy

Catch more of our #StarWarsRewatch episodes:

Phantom Menace- Did CGI destroy it?Attack of the Clones- Why is the romance unbearable? Is Padme a Strong Female Character?Revenge of the Sith- The second best in the trilogy?A New Hope- As good as we remember?Empire Strikes Back- Is it really the BEST one?

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F3 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games with Food, Fitness, and Fashion
52:41
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 52:41
F3 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games with Food, Fitness, and Fashion

We were inspired by our discussions on the Rise of the Dystopian (political and environmental) to try a Dystopian themed F3 episode. The theme was basically How to Survive the Hunger Games with food, fitness, and fashion!

 

How to Survive the Hunger Games with Food:

Katniss Everdeen ate some pretty good meals at the Capitol, so we made a few Hunger Games Inspired Meals for this episode's Customizable Cooking. Listen as Estee teaches Hadas what shortbread cookies are and find out which dish Lindsey's husband said is one of her best ever meals.

 

How to Survive the Hunger Games with Fitness:

We want to be prepared in case the Hunger Games start soon. We would not survive, but now that we got our themed workouts we are going to...last a little while longer. Hey, not everyone can Katniss it up! Thanks to Blogilates and Neila Rey we might just stand a chance to get some sponsors with our Dystopian Survival Workout.

 

How to Survive the Hunger Games with Fashion:

What Would Katniss Wear? We created our own Panem and Capitol-inspired outfits using Polyvore, discuss the pros and cons of flat shoes and high heels, and analyze a few complicated pieces of clothing. How DO you wear that Effie Trinket-esque bra?

HOW WOULD YOU USE F3 TO SURVIVE THE HUNGER GAMES?

 

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The Best Around? Our Empire Strikes Back RewatchViewing A New Hope with a Critical EyeTom Shadyac's I AM- Making the World a Better PlaceIGGPPC Rewatch: Twin Peaks Season 1Special Edition Comic ConJurassic World Long and ShortTopical Dish and Obsessions 2: Food, Fitness, and TVStar Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII (Psychology of a Villain)Mad Men Series Chat with Dave from Pop Culture Case Study

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 25: New Year's!F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite  

The Best Around? Empire Strikes Back Star Wars Rewatch
01:21:54
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:21:54
The Best Around? Empire Strikes Back Star Wars Rewatch

The BEST around apparently. Here's our Star Wars Episode V: EMPIRE STRIKES BACK Rewatch episode.

TOPICS DISCUSSEDNostalgia: The RevealAnalyzing Darth Vader and Palpatine's RolesQuestioning the ActingWhy is this THE Favorite?Effects and Changes Since ReleaseWriting/Acting ScoresFavorite Quotes

Share Your Thoughts in the Comments!

Where to find our co-hosts!Pat – Lindsey’s section on CR, BodySpiritBrainDave – Pop Culture Case Study and on twitter @pccasestudyFitz- HealertrekBigOT.com and on twitter @buckeyefitzy

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Viewing A New Hope with a Critical EyeTom Shadyac's I AM- Making the World a Better PlaceIGGPPC Rewatch: Twin Peaks Season 1Special Edition Comic ConJurassic World Long and ShortTopical Dish and Obsessions 2: Food, Fitness, and TVStar Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII (Psychology of a Villain)Mad Men Series Chat with Dave from Pop Culture Case Study

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 25: New Year's!F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite  

Viewing Star Wars's A NEW HOPE with a Critical Eye
01:24:53
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:24:53
Viewing Star Wars's A NEW HOPE with a Critical Eye

The one that started it all! Does it hold up? Debatable. Here's our Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Rewatch episode.

TOPICS DISCUSSEDNostalgia: First Time WatchingAnalyzing Darth VaderQuestioning Mark Hamill's ActingStrong Female Character: Leia EditionEffects and Changes Since ReleaseWriting/Acting ScoresFavorite Quotes

Share Your Thoughts in the Comments!

Where to find our co-hosts!Pat – Lindsey’s section on CR, BodySpiritBrainDave – Pop Culture Case Study and on twitter @pccasestudyFitz- HealertrekBigOT.com and on twitter @buckeyefitzy

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Tom Shadyac's I AM- Making the World a Better PlaceIGGPPC Rewatch: Twin Peaks Season 1Special Edition Comic ConJurassic World Long and ShortTopical Dish and Obsessions 2: Food, Fitness, and TVStar Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII (Psychology of a Villain)Mad Men Series Chat with Dave from Pop Culture Case Study

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 25: New Year's!F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite  

Tom Shadyac's Documentary I AM, on making the world a better place
51:48
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 51:48
Tom Shadyac's Documentary I AM, on making the world a better place

For Lindsey's first Culture Club, she chose three options that discuss Body Spirit Brain.

Body: DESERT RUNNERSSpirit: I AMBrain: FOOD, INC.

The winning vote was for Spirit, filmmaker Tom Shadyac's documentary I AM. Pat and Hadas joined Lindsey to discuss having too much stuff, connecting in an internet world, how education could solve all problems, and more!

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Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 25: New Year's!F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

Iggle Rewatch: Twin Peaks. Love it or Loathe
49:56
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 49:56
Iggle Rewatch: Twin Peaks. Love it or Loathe

We're back with Iggle Rosa aka Camp Counselor Timon, and Lulu who joined us for Freaks and Geeks.

Check out the full post on the IGGPPC site!

The questions changed slightly this time:

00:01:43 First Timers00:06:04 Rewatchers00:09:04 Topical References00:19:58 Nostalgia/Feels00:24:47 Favorite or Least Favorite Characters00:41:14 Favorite Quotes00:58:35 Side Notes

Have you ever watched Twin Peaks? Rosa watched it a few times before and really loves the series while Lulu and I have never watched the show and had mixed feelings. (Lulu HATED it and I'm a bit lukewarm.)

Twin Peaks: Awesome or Awful? Sound off on comrom.co!

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Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

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Anakin Skywalker- Psychology of a Villain- Star Wars Revenge of the Sith Rewatch
01:43:46
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:43:46
Anakin Skywalker- Psychology of a Villain- Star Wars Revenge of the Sith Rewatch

The 2nd best movie in the Star Wars franchise? Debatable. Best prequel? Absolutely. Here's our Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Rewatch episode.

TOPICS DISCUSSEDThe Psychology of a VillainDiagnosing Anakin SkywalkerEffective VillainsMain Character of the PrequelsStar Wars FormulaWriting/Acting ScoresFavorite Quotes

Share Your Thoughts in the Comments!

Dave mentioned psychologist Philip Zimbardo, here's more information on his study and a link to the recent film based on it!TED TalkRecent NYT InterviewStanford Experiment Film

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Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

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Potterweek: Dragons, House Elves, and Fan Fiction
37:30
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 37:30
Potterweek: Dragons, House Elves, and Fan Fiction

Lindsey and Mr. Lindsey (Pat) join us to talk about Harry Potter for our last day of Potterweek!

ON THIS EPISODEDragon OpportunitiesMissing Film ElementsFan Fiction FumblesHogwarts Houses

Let us know what you think our ponderings in the comments!

 

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Pre Potterweek Bonuses:Twice Upon a Time: The One with All the ChangesHeading to Hogwarts

PotterVerse: Clever Naming and the Importance of MothersPotterPeeps: Severus SnapeHagrid’s Birthday Cake for HarryLeast Favorite Character: Dumbledore, & Favorite Character: DracoPotterPonderings: Mental HealthCircle TheoryCrackPot TheoriesLessons Learned from Dumbledore, Voldemort, Snape, and JamesPotterHouse: Sorting StoriesSlytherin and ProudCharmBombPotterParks: Potterhead Family TripAshley and Debbie from You Haven't Seen?!PotterPowers: Subtle Cosplay Spell EditionPotterPotpourri: Draygons! Modern Geek ShowPotter CraftsFandom 5 Characters, Felix Felicis Fitness--If you enjoyed this episode, check out our most recent main episodes:

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#Potterweek: Sorting Surprising, Park Problems, and Rapid Fire Potter Fun
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#Potterweek: Sorting Surprising, Park Problems, and Rapid Fire Potter Fun

You may know these ladies from their fantastic podcast YHS, or as Geek Girl Brunch officers (Ashley- NYC represent!), or as writers on the IGGPPC +5 Charisma Blog (Debbie aka Bad Rolf).

IN THIS EPISODESorting Surprises, Disappointments, and AcceptancePotter Park Nostalgia, Fear, and EmotionsRapid Fire and Casual Fire Question TimeGeneral Magical Chat

Answer our Rapid Fire Questions in the comments!

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Potterweek PotterPonderings: What did Harry Potter learn from James Potter, Severus Snape, Albus Dumbledore, and Lord Voldemort?
35:30
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 35:30
Potterweek PotterPonderings: What did Harry Potter learn from James Potter, Severus Snape, Albus Dumbledore, and Lord Voldemort?

We're joined by Steph (Feisty Little Woman/Paper Droids) and Shawna (Hello Quirky) to ponder about what Harry might have learned from Dumbledore, Snape, Voldemort, and James. What lessons do you think he learned?

CHECK OUT OUR GUESTS!!!

FEISTY LITTLE WOMAN and HELLO QUIRKY

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Potterweek: PotterPeeps: Is Severus Snape a Hero?
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2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 32:47
Potterweek: PotterPeeps: Is Severus Snape a Hero?

Spoiler alert: Snape was not what he seemed, but does that mean he was a hero? Lydia, Margaux, and Hadas talk about the Half-Blood Prince himself and try to make sense of what label to give the Potions Master.

What do you think about Severus Snape?

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#Potterweek with The Modern Geek Show: An Attempt
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2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 36:09
#Potterweek with The Modern Geek Show: An Attempt

Ooh boy was this a fun ride! Meet Matt and Dan from Wizard World's Con Radio podcast network show The Modern Geek Show. Enjoy Hadas's attempts at completing one sentence without laughing.

Here's the Buzzfeed quiz we took.Let us know your thoughts in the comments. :)

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Special Edition New York Comic Con 2015 with Debbie from You Haven't Seen?!
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2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 42:20
Special Edition New York Comic Con 2015 with Debbie from You Haven't Seen?!

Last year the inaugural Special Edition Comic-Con, debuted in NYC taking up a very small part of the Javitz Center. This year they moved the convention to Pier 94 and added a show floor!

Join Hadas and Debbie from the IGGPPC and her podcast You Haven't Seen?! as we discuss the con. Debbie went on both days and Hadas went on Sunday.

Highlights include: meeting Katie Cook and Jill Pantozzi, and the panel called Creating Comics: The Real Stories which featured the two women previously mentioned plus: Marguerite Bennett, Dylan Meconis, Kate Leth, Marjorie Liu, Annie Wu and Becky Cloonan!

A Giveaway is planned for August 2nd! :)

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Star Wars REWATCH Ep II: Attack of the Clones
01:17:10
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:17:10
Star Wars REWATCH Ep II: Attack of the Clones

Ahhh, true love and epic lightsaber fights, right? /groan. Here is our second rewatch episode all about Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones!

We announced on May the 4th that we'd be doing a Star Wars rewatch just in time for the release of The Force Awakens! Our intro music on this episode is by Whiteveil Harpist. Check her out on her site and below on YouTube! Thanks Rosa for letting us use it!  

INTROS & GENERAL FEELINGS: Is AoTC the worst Star Wars film? STRONG FEMALE CHARACTERS (00:12:46): What is a Strong Female Character? EVOLUTION OF THE LIGHTSABER BATTLE (00:35:37): Do you love or hate Yoda v Count Dooku?ACTING/WRITING SCORES (00:51:55): We give the prequels a hard time and it usually comes down to acting vs writing. We try to grade the films on each aspect.FAVORITE QUOTE IMPRESSIONS (00:58:00): Kermit makes a special appearance.

Where to find our co-hosts!Pat - Lindsey's section on CR, BodySpiritBrainDave - Pop Culture Case Study and on twitter @pccasestudyFitz- HealertrekBigOT.com and on twitter @buckeyefitzy

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Jurassic World
01:08:37
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:08:37
Jurassic World

You got our quick bits earlier and here is our full analysis!

Some highlights: Dave is a Mazrani Truther and he will be writing Jurassic Park 7. Charee and Hadas are ready to visit the park NOW!

Spoilers at 32 minutes.

Random Celeb Psychoanalysis at the end and our Summer Movie picks.

Check out War Machine War Horse's ep on JW as well for the origin of DINO ACTION. 

What Did YOU Think of Jurassic World? 

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TDO: GMO-Free Fast Food
44:19
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 44:19
TDO: GMO-Free Fast Food

Join Lindsey, Pat, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish and Obsessions are now together in their own episode! This time Lindsey and Pat gave us a food and fitness related ep, as only they can.

Some of the things we discussed:

TD: No GMO! TV Show Renewals and Cancellations! MyFitnessPal!O: Essential Oils, Bike Building, and The Body Book!Henry Cavill body envy, World of Warcraft diet, Pizza troubles, and Coconut Oil love.

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Quick Bits: Jurassic World
02:34
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 02:34
Quick Bits: Jurassic World

We're trying something new. As soon as we see a film we're going to try to record our thoughts ASAP and then discuss further in a later episode.

Here are Gabrielle, Dave (from Pop Culture Case Study) and my (Hadas) thoughts on JURASSIC WORLD.

What Did YOU Think of Jurassic World?

 

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Book Con 2015
01:06:47
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:06:47
Book Con 2015

Last year the inaugural BookCon, was in NYC, but I was unable to make it because of holidays. So this year I grabbed a ticket and boy was it worth it!

Join me and Debbie from the IGGPPC and her podcast You Haven't Seen?! as we discuss the con. Debbie went on Saturday and I went on Sunday so we swapped notes.

My highlights besides the panel and all the free books, was finding out that the show Astronaut Wives Club is a book too! Can't wait for that show to come out!

For links to the recordings please visit username HadasCR on Soundcloud.

Jason Segel and Lev Grossman+ The Big Bad Theory: Tropes and Archetypes of Evil in Science Fiction and Fantasy with Charlie Jane Anders, David Wellington, Ilana Myer, Michael Buckley, and Scott Westerfeld.

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Ep I: Phantom Menace (Star Wars Complete Rewatch)
01:23:45
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:23:45
Ep I: Phantom Menace (Star Wars Complete Rewatch)

Full of excitement and a bit snootiness, here is our first rewatch episode all about Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace!

It's finally here! We announced on May the 4th that we'd be doing a Star Wars rewatch just in time for our release of The Force Awakens!

REWATCH ORDER (00:01:47): When you rewatch, or when you want to show the series to a noob what order do you choose and why? We discuss the pros and cons and the appropriate audiences for each trilogy.CGI in the PREQUELS (00:12:41): Did the CGI make or break the prequels? Is the CGI to blame for Jar Jar. Furthermore, what's up with the...RACIAL STEREOTYPES (00:21:45) Is it a conscious decision or is that just what latent racism is? Watto is stereotypically negatively Jewish while the Gungans are negative portrayals of island nations and the Trade Federation is a mix of pigeon speech. Are we racist for noticing or are the creators racist for not noticing?POLITICS, PLACES, CASTING (00:36:29): Borrrrring? Is this a kid's film or not? Where does the politics come from? Solely to establish Palpatine's story? We also discuss Naboo, Tatooine, Coruscant and the fantastic cast with less than fantastic output. Also, all the stuff we think Lucas did wrong.ACTING/WRITING SCORES (01:13:53): We give the prequels a hard time and it usually comes down to acting vs writing. We try to grade the films on each aspect.FAVORITE QUOTE IMPRESSIONS (01:16:36): Ooooh boy, weesa in for some funs!

Links Mentioned:Racism and Ethnic Stereotypes

Where to find our co-hosts!Pat - Lindsey's section on CR, BodySpiritBrainDave - Pop Culture Case Study and on twitter @pccasestudyFitz- HealertrekBigOT.com and on twitter @buckeyefitzy

All photos are grabbed from StarWars.com!

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Once Upon a Time Season 4 Finale Recap
36:52
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 36:52
Once Upon a Time Season 4 Finale Recap

We love live tweeting our favorite shows on @commonroomlive. This season of Once Upon a Time was split into Frozen and the Queens of Darkness storylines. Join Hadas and Estee in our Common Room for this special bonus ep!

We recap the season finale and discuss our favorite characters from this season. Let us know your thoughts in the comments!

Love Zelena? What about the Snow Queen? Wish we had more time with the Queens of Darkness? WHO is Lily's Puff Daddy?

WHAT DID YOU THINK OF THE ONCE UPON A TIME SEASON 4 FINALE?

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Mad Men Series Chat
01:21:52
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:21:52
Mad Men Series Chat

It's a JUMBO Ep! 

Dave aka Pop Culture Case Study and I chatted about the Mad Men series finale and the series as a whole in this special bonus episode!

I also wrote about the series finale of Mad Men on the IGGPPC and mentioned some of my favorite quotes. There are quite a few more I had to add in the site post. Thanks to Dave, fellow live tweeter pal NikkiSumsy from the IGGPPC, and more friends for brainstorming with me and suggesting about half of these!

Here's the James Meek's article, The Shock of the Pretty, I mentioned reading. It speaks about the juxtaposition between the beauty of the production value of Mad Men and the grittiness of its storylines.

Did you enjoy the season finale? Did our main characters get closure or was it left relatively open? Let us know in the comments!

WHAT DID YOU THINK OF THE MAD MEN SERIES FINALE?

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BONUS EP: Gotham Season 1 Recap
38:25
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 38:25
BONUS EP: Gotham Season 1 Recap

You know we love live tweeting our favorite shows on @commonroomlive! Estee and her bud Christine discuss Gotham's first season on this special bonus ep! There will be spoilers for the entire season!

Are you: A Barbara fan? Sad *spoiler* is leaving the show? Excited to meet new characters from the Batman universe?

Check out the Trading Cards we had fun making for our live tweets and on Instagram! 

What Did YOU Think of Gotham's First Season?

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BONUS Ep: Avengers: Age of Ultron Review
53:33
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 53:33
BONUS Ep: Avengers: Age of Ultron Review

SURPRISE! Charee, Dave (from Pop Culture Case Study), and I decided to chat about Avengers: Age of Ultron as we all saw it on opening night and had lots of opinions.

What did you think of the movie? Was it too funny? Had any problems with Black Widow's plots? Are you sad to see some members go? Which Avenger would you be?

Spoilers start at 25:38!

Videos Mentioned:

Black Widow: Age of Me, Marvel, We Know GirlsSNL's Black Widow Movie Trailerhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_5KgpN38hMAvengers: Age of Ultron European Press Conferencehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zwg5ND8v24Jeremy Renner's Hawkeye Song on Jimmy Fallonhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQ27iS1mkuo

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Ep 36: Rise of the Environmental Dystopian
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2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 39:44
Ep 36: Rise of the Environmental Dystopian

Join Lydia, Hadas, and Kendall aka Distracted Blogger in our Common Room as we talk about the Rise of the Dystopian genre. This time, we'll be focusing on what we call Environmental Dystopian and its popularity.

Why are there so many dystopian movies and books shoved in our faces in the last five years? We discuss the difference between Political and Environmental, what effect they might have on minimalism in general and our feelings towards sustainability efforts.

Topical Dish and Obsessions (TDO) are now on their own special mini eps.

Ep 35: Rise of the POLITICAL Dystopian can be heard HERE.

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STAR WARS REWATCH TEASER!
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STAR WARS REWATCH TEASER!

Star Wars Episode VII is coming out at the end of the year and we want to prepare accordingly so we're doing a rewatch of each film and releasing the podcast episodes on the first of each month starting in June!

In addition to the Common Roomies we have three friends joining us:

Dave, at Pop Culture Case Study and @pccasestudy

Fitz, at healertrek.blogspot.combigtenOT.com, and @buckeyefitzy

and Pat, at... nowhere on the interwebs, but he encourages you to check out his wife Lindsey's section, BodySpiritBrain!

So check out the teaser and drop us a line if you want to hear something specific on future Star Wars Rewatch episodes!

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Shout out to our friend Tim who created these great Star Wars themed caricatures!

 

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Ep 35: Rise of the POLITICAL Dystopian
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Ep 35: Rise of the POLITICAL Dystopian

Join Lydia, Hadas, and Kendall aka Distracted Blogger in our Common Room as we talk about the Rise of the Dystopian genre. This time, we'll be focusing on what we call Political Dystopian and its popularity.

Why are there so many dystopian movies and books shoved in our faces in the last five years? We discuss the difference between Political and Environmental, why they might be relatable at this time, and come up with a random theory about Sharknado.

Slight Spoilers of The Hunger Games and Divergent series from 13:24 to 14:30.

Topical Dish and Obsessions (TDO) are now on their own special mini eps.

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NEW! TDO Mini Episodes (Topical Dish and Obsessions)
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NEW! TDO Mini Episodes (Topical Dish and Obsessions)

Topical Dish (Entertainment News) and Obsessions are now on their own mini episodes!

Join Kendall aka Distracted Blogger, Lydia, and Hadas in our Common Room for TDO Episode 1!

TOPICAL DISH

KendallUnbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Lydia: Short Stories, specifically Shadows Over Baker Street

Hadas: The Golem and the Jinni

Share What's on YOUR Topical Dish in the Comments!

OBSESSIONS

Kendall: I am obsessed with the Starbucks Birthday Cake Frap! They offered it as a limited release to celebrate the frappuccino's 20th anniversary. Be aware, it's like 500% sugar.

Lydia: I am obsessed with the Dragon Age novels right now. I am currently reading The Stolen Throne and I'm enjoying all the prequel goodness.

Hadas: Fresh Off the Boat: As an immigrant and a general lover of nostalgia, this show is right up my alley. I'm so glad I caught it when a good amount of eps were already on ABC.com and I could get a good fix.

Share YOUR Obsessionsin the Comments!!

 

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IGGPPC Rewatch: Freaks and Geeks
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IGGPPC Rewatch: Freaks and Geeks

We're back with Iggles Steena and Rosa to watch Freaks and Geeks. My friend Lulu joined us as soon as she heard what we were watching. She's a huge F&G fan and fun fact, she also helped come up with the name for our F3 Food segment, Customizable Cooking!

Check out the full post on the IGGPPC site. Next month we'll be rewatching the first season of Twin Peaks!

The questions changed slightly this time:

00:00:50 First Timers, What Do You Expect from the Show?00:03:07 Rewatchers, What Surprised You on Rewatch?00:09:21 Were There Any Topical References You Didn't Get?00:11:41 Which Group Did You Identify with Most? Freaks, Geeks, Parents, or Adults?00:23:12 Favorite Quotes00:34:12 Favorite or Least Favorite Characters00:50:59 Favorite Episodes00:58:35 Side Notes

Have you ever watched Freaks and Geeks? Lulu and Rosa have watched a few times before and really enjoy the series while Steena and I have never watched the show.

Some issues that came up:-Full House on crack comparisons.-Mr. Rosso: cool or creepy?-Lindsay- smart, stupid, or selfish?-Steena dated Nick Andopolis- creepy.-Ben Stiller, Rashida Jones, Shia Lebouf, Alexander Gould, Lizzy Caplan and more great cameos and first appearances.-Bill Haverchuck is the best!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_xHncPZWoc&list=WL&index=12

 

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F3 (food, fitness, fashion): Larissa's Picks
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F3 (food, fitness, fashion): Larissa's Picks

Join Larissa, Lindsey, and Hadas in our Common Room!

For this week's F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) episode, Larissa curated with her picks!

Customizable Cooking: Chili Con Carne- C3 is easily customizable and has great leftover quality!

Fitness Challenge: Zumba- Do you prefer to dance in public or would you rather do your Zumba at home?

Beauty Bits: Commercial Gains- Ever seen a commercial, print ad, or a YouTuber talking about a beauty product and felt compelled to purchase it? Larissa asked us to pick our favorite successful buys based on advertisements.

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Ep 34: Second Hand Gaming, Watching Streams of Dragon Age Inquisition
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Ep 34: Second Hand Gaming, Watching Streams of Dragon Age Inquisition

Join Larissa and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: Emma Watson, Prince Harry, and Star WarsRecent entertainment news reported that... Harry Potter became a prince, married Hermione and starred in the popular Muggle space opera Star Wars Ep IV.

Main Discussion: For Larissa's first ever Culture Club episode she recommended we discuss RPG (role playing game) Video Games by watching tutorials, walkthroughs, or prerecorded streams on YouTube. Check here for more info and listen to our conversation!

Obsessions: The Great British Sewing Bee and 90s MoviesThrowbacks! Larissa is OBSESSED with yet another British reality show and Hadas misses her old VHS tapes.

Time Stamps:Topical Dish: 00:01:16Main Discussion: 00:05:00Obsessions: 00:49:03

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Ep 33: Breaking into Comics with Michael Sarrao
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Ep 33: Breaking into Comics with Michael Sarrao

Join Kendall, Hadas, and special guest Michael Sarrao in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: Daredevil, Harper Lee, and Star WarsRecent entertainment news reported that Ben Affleck will be in Harper Lee's standalone Star Wars film. You heard it here first!

Main Discussion: Breaking into Comics with Michael SarraoFriend of the show Michael Sarrao joins us to discuss what goes into creating your own comic book with completely original characters. How do you assemble your team and once you complete your product, how do you get it to the masses? Join us as we chat about all sorts of geekery and fun.

Check out Unmasked!

Obsessions: The Blacklist, Station Eleven, and Newsletters.Michael was all about binge-watching, Kendall couldn't put down a dystopian novel, and Hadas cannot stop reading her newsletters.

Time Stamps:Topical Dish: 1:06Main Discussion: 9:48Common Room Questions: 1:07:21Obsessions: 1:15:31

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F3 (food, fitness, fashion) Ep 27: #WORKLIFE
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F3 (food, fitness, fashion) Ep 27: #WORKLIFE

Join Lindsey and Hadas in our Common Room!

For this week's F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) episode, we chose a theme about Work Life. Or #WorkLife XD

Customizable Cooking: Healthy Hearty Breakfast To Go- You need to get energized before work! So what do you eat for breakfast? We tried to make our most energizing and healthy breakfasts from scratch...kind of.

Fitness Challenge: Work Moves- Get Up Off of that Chair! Move until you feel betta! Here are our tips for staying active while on the job.

Fashion Challenge: Work Wear Dos and Don'ts- To wear colors or not? Heels or flats? Flowery printed dresses or muted sleek silhouettes? We discuss our experiences and thoughts on dress codes.

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OSCARS OSCAR! 2015 Academy Awards Special Bonus Episode!
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2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:33:23
OSCARS OSCAR! 2015 Academy Awards Special Bonus Episode!

Join Margaux, Gabrielle, and Hadas in our Common Room for a very special episode discussing the 2015 Academy Awards nominations! Featuring: The Grand Budapest Hotel LOVE, Meryl Streep nomination HATE, Nightcrawler DISAPPOINTMENT and much much more passionate chat.

Oscar Oscar! All of Margaux's reviews can be found here!

Join our ballot here!

Category Time Stamps:Best Visual Effects 00:57Best Sound Mixing 04:33Best Sound Editing 08:14Best Live Action Short Film 10:12Best Animated Short Film 11:08Best Production Design 12:13Best Original Song 14:44Best Original Score 18:44Best Makeup and Hairstyling 22:42Best Foreign Language Film 25:28Best Film Editing 29:44Best Documentary Short Subject 32:04Best Documentary Feature 34:38Best Costume Design 38:22Best Cinematography 39:57Best Original Screenplay 42:59Best Adapted Screenplay 50:20Best Animated Feature 54:37Best Supporting Actress 57:36Best Supporting Actor 1:01:45Best Actress 1:07:22Best Actor 1:12:25Best Director 1:20:29Best Picture 1:22:09

Let's Talk OSCARS in the Comments or on Sunday, February 22nd on @COMMONROOMLIVE!

Ep 32: Shrek: Screen to Stage
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Ep 32: Shrek: Screen to Stage

Join Margaux, Estee, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: TV Talk: Livetweeting, In the Flesh, and Parenthood

Main Discussion: Shrek: Screen to Stage

Margaux's very first Culture Club combined her two loves: the stage and the screen! We discuss the adaptation of an animated film into a live action Broadway musical!

Watch Shrek: The Musical on Amazon or Netflix!

Obsessions: Herbal Teas, Alan Turing history, and Morning TV

Time Stamps:Topical Dish: 00:06:07Main Discussion: 00:13:03Obsessions: 00:49:10

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F3 (food, fitness, fashion) Ep 26: Fairy Tale/Into the Woods
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F3 (food, fitness, fashion) Ep 26: Fairy Tale/Into the Woods

Join Estee, Lindsey, and Hadas in our Common Room!

For this week's F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) episode, we chose a Fairy Tale theme in honor of Into the Woods!

Customizable Cooking: Be Our Guest Meal- What can you make out of Cinderella's Carriage, Jack's Magic Beans, The Baker's Bread, Rapunzel's Hair, and Red Riding Hood's Cake for Grandmother?

Fitness Challenge: Disney Princess Workout Part 1 and Part 2- Fellow Royals, working out is not something you can send your inferiors to do. Flex with us!

Fashion Challenge: What We Would Wear to Cinderella's Ball- Imagine you were invited to the ball of a lifetime. What would you wear? We went all out!

 

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Ep 31: Into the Woods
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Ep 31: Into the Woods

Join Margaux and Hadas in our Common Room!

Our images for this episode were created by Michelle. Like her on Facebook!

Topical Dish: Charlie Hebdo, The Interview, Golden Globes, and BAFTAs.

Main Discussion: Into the Woods.

Margaux is a HUGE fan of the stage version; it's actually her favorite Sondheim musical. Find out if her expectations were met.

What did you think of the movie?Was the singing on par with the theater version?

Obsessions: Galavant and Labrinth

Time Stamps:Topical Dish: 00:01:11Main Discussion: 00:23:27Obsessions: 00:46:04

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Ep 30: WINE with Special Guest Pat
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Ep 30: WINE with Special Guest Pat

Join Estee, Lindsey, and Hadas in our Common Room with special guest Pat, our sometimes graphic designer and always husband of Lindsey.

Topical Dish: The Interview, Reading, Resolutions, and TV.

Main Discussion: WINE! Pat has been telling Hadas to have a wine episode for close to a year and now his wish finally came true. We talk about the documentary SOMM and general wine or alcohol anecdotes. Let us know if you have any good stories in the comments!

Obsessions: Longboarding, Tea, Games and YouTube.See Pat's GoPro fall and Daniele Rizzo's interviews in the Obsessions link above.

Post by Common Room.

Time Stamps:Topical Dish: 00:03:56Main Discussion: 00:15:41Obsessions: 01:10:27

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F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) Ep 25: New Years
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F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) Ep 25: New Years

Join Estee, Cindy, and Hadas in our Common Room!

For this week's F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) episode, Estee chose a New Year's theme!

Customizable Cooking: Homemade Cocktails

- Three ladies, three very different twists on classic drinks!

Fitness Challenge: Low Impact Quiet Cardio

- If it's been a long night out and you just need to work off that hangover this is the workout for you.

Fashion Challenge: Perfect Party Outfit

- We tried our hand at creating out best cocktail party outfits using Polyvore!

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Ep 29: Needful Things by Stephen King
01:13:00
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:13:00
Ep 29: Needful Things by Stephen King

Join Cindy, Estee, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: Pretty Little Liars, Jane the Virgin, House of DVF, & the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show!

Main Discussion: For Estee's first Culture Club we discussed Stephen King's Needful Things.Could this story take place nowadays? Who or what do we think Leland Gaunt is? Why were certain characters able to break the spell? What would our Needful Things be?

Obsessions: New York Magazine's The Cut, Turtlenecks, and Socks!Cindy misses NYC, Hadas' memory fails her, and Estee leads a Dobby-approved discussion!

Time Stamps:Topical Dish: 00:02:12Main Discussion: 00:14:19Obsessions: 00:59:18

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Special #IGGLE Episode: Roswell Season 2
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2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 36:22
Special #IGGLE Episode: Roswell Season 2

Ever thought of rewatching a show you loved when you were a young teenager? Well, I did and it is so... interesting. Check out our season 1 episode and the original IGGPPC post.Enjoy this audio version of the 5+ Charisma blog featuring Rosa and I chatting about all sorts of things from absentee parents to Katherine Heigl Spoiler Alerts and Brendan Fehr's Blog!

Have you seen Roswell? Rewatch with us and comment on comrom.co!

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If you enjoyed this episode, check out our most recent main episodes:

Interstellar BonusSci Fi Film RenaissanceSound in FilmmakingSpecial Ep: Psychological Diagnoses of TV CharactersPuella Magi Madoka MagicaStarting a Band/Making Music

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion):

 

F3: Episode 24: New Mexico!F3: Episode 23: 2/3 YemeniteF3: Episode 22: Thrifty Fun!F3: Episode 21: Indian Theme!F3: Episode 20: Cindy's Picks

Bonus Ep: Interstellar Rant/Review/Rambling
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Bonus Ep: Interstellar Rant/Review/Rambling

Join Vanessa, Special Guest Dave, and Hadas in our Common Room for a bonus rant episode!No structure, just a 30+ minute collection of thoughts.

 

If you enjoyed this episode, check out our most recent main episodes:

Sci Fi Film RenaissanceSound in FilmmakingSpecial Ep: Psychological Diagnoses of TV CharactersPuella Magi Madoka MagicaStarting a Band/Making MusicJhumpa Lahiri

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion):

F3: Episode 24: New Mexico!F3: Episode 23: 2/3 YemeniteF3: Episode 22: Thrifty Fun!F3: Episode 21: Indian Theme!F3: Episode 20: Cindy's Picks

 

Check out Margaux's review of Interstellar on the site

"Christopher Nolan is a master in the art of making visually stunning movies of huge proportions, and his newest film, Interstellar, is no exception. In this epic space tale, we follow Matthew McConaughey's character Cooper as he searches for a new world to save the earth's population. I’m going to be honest, after I saw the movie, I couldn’t - and I still somewhat can’t - say if I enjoyed it or not.

Read More!" 

F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) Episode 24: New Mexico Theme
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F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) Episode 24: New Mexico Theme

Join Charee, Vanessa, and Hadas in our Common Room!

For this week's F3, Charee chose a New Mexico theme!

Customizable Cooking: Green Chile Challenge

- Charee challenged us to use green chile however we want! We made stew, rice and beans, and dip!

Fitness Challenge: Flamenco!

- We had so much fun dancing to the Flamenco beat!

Fashion Challenge: New Mexico

- We tried to emulate the essence of New Mexico using pop culture, the state flag, and our imaginations!

 If you enjoyed this episode, check out our most recent main episodes:

Sci Fi Film RenaissanceSound in FilmmakingSpecial Ep: Psychological Diagnoses of TV CharactersPuella Magi Madoka MagicaStarting a Band/Making MusicJhumpa Lahiri

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F3: Episode 23: 2/3 YemeniteF3: Episode 22: Thrifty Fun!F3: Episode 21: Indian Theme!F3: Episode 20: Cindy's PicksF3: Episode 19: End of Summer

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Ep 28: Sci Fi Film Renaissance
01:35:13
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:35:13
Ep 28: Sci Fi Film Renaissance

Join Cindy, Vanessa, Special Guest Dave, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: Black Friday, TV Development Poaching from Movies, ESA Lands on a Comet, & Michelle MacLaren to Direct Wonder Woman

Main Discussion: Is there a renaissance? What topics do we focus on now in film? What might be the reason behind the lack of major awards for Sci Fi films? For Sci Fi Month, Dave suggested we discuss the recent Sci Fi Film Renaissance. Dave provided a master list which we tweaked and then voted on to narrow down to 9 films plus Interstellar.

Obsessions: Gossip Girl, Google Express, & Nick Jonas

Follow Dave here: Healer TrekCurrent GeekTalking10.com, & This Week in Trek!

Check out Margaux' review of Interstellar here.

Time Stamps:

Topical Dish: 00:02:25Main Discussion: 00:12:34Obsessions: 01:13:18

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Our Master List of Recent Sci Fi FilmsRECENT NEW

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Edge of TomorrowGuardians of the GalaxySnowpiercerOblivionEnder’s Game (2013)Limitless (2011)

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Ep 27: Sound in Filmmaking
01:03:26
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:03:26
Ep 27: Sound in Filmmaking

Join Charee and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: WAR (Star Wars and Warcraft)

Main Discussion: For Charee's first Culture Club we discussed sound in film.

Obsessions: Gel Manicures and PicMonkey!

Time Stamps:

iTunes Reviews/Comments: 00:02:32Topical Dish: 00:06:36Main Discussion: 00:10:36Obsessions: 00:54:14

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Special Guest Ep: Psychological Diagnoses of TV Characters
01:35:04
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:35:04
Special Guest Ep: Psychological Diagnoses of TV Characters

Join Estee, Hadas, and Special Guest Dave from Pop Culture Case Study in our Common Room!

Main Discussion: Psychological Diagnoses of TV Characters

What would happen if  your favorite tv characters saw a therapist? What would their diagnoses be? Do they have disorders or just some bad habits?

Our friend Dave from Pop Culture Case Study chats with us (read: tolerates Hadas' many interruptions) and diagnoses some of our favorite tv characters with a probable diagnosis and a crackpot theory.

Regina Mills (Once Upon a Time) and Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock)- Estee's choices, Saul Berenson (Homeland)- Cindy's choice, Schmidt (New Girl) - Jess' choice, Joffrey Baratheon (Game of Thrones)- Charee's choice, and Donna Meagle (Parks and Recreation)- Dave's choice

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F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) Ep 23: 2/3 Yemenite
21:36
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 21:36
F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) Ep 23: 2/3 Yemenite

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For this week's F3, Hadas chose a Yemenite them... well a 2/3 Yemenite theme.

Customizable Cooking: Kubaneh, Yemenite Bread

- It's oily carby goodness. Get to know a Yemenite staple.

Fitness Challenge: Yemenite Step Dances: Tsaad Temani and Da'asa

- Get these moves down and you'll be ready for the next Yemenite Henna party.

Fashion Challenge: Anime Subtle Cosplay

- Speed Racer, Pokemon, and Madoka, with a special Smosh interlude. 

Skip to timestamp 20:19 if you want to skip our video commentary section.

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Ep 25: Puella Magi Madoka Magica
58:59
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 58:59
Ep 25: Puella Magi Madoka Magica

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Topical Dish: A Husband, a Host, and Halloween

Main Discussion: Puella Magi Madoka Magica

For Hadas' second Culture Club we discussed the magical girl anime Madoka! Don't let the cuteness fool you, this show is dark!

Obsessions: TV, Art, and Apps

Time Stamps:

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Bonus Episode: Roswell Season 1 Rewatch
51:24
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 51:24
Bonus Episode: Roswell Season 1 Rewatch

You know how we talk about IGGPPC or Iggles or International Geek Girl Pen Pals Club?

Check out this special episode featuring Steena and Shellie, fellow Iggles, who decided to rewatch Roswell with me (Hadas)!

The main post is here on the Iggle site.

Enjoy this audio version of the 5+ Charisma blog or Howie Dorough from the Backstreet Boys will judge you!

Disclaimer: Sorry for some weird audio problems. We'll fix it when we record for season 2!

 

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F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) Ep 22: Thrifty n Fun
48:38
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 48:38
F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) Ep 22: Thrifty n Fun

Join Estee, Lindsey, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Customizable Cooking: Three Ingredient Meals!

- We made three meals and dessert using 3 ingredients for each recipe!

Fitness Challenge: Hula Hoop

-Thanks to a listener suggestion we decided to do a Hula Hoop challenge. This was not as easy as we anticipated!

Beauty Bits: Cheap Tricks

- We share our cheap beauty tricks. Who knew there were so many uses for Coconut oil?

 

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Ep 24: Starting a Band/Making Music
01:14:20
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:14:20
Ep 24: Starting a Band/Making Music

Join Estee, Larissa, Special Guest Luke, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: Reality Shows, Games, and Zombies

Main Discussion:

What's it like to start a band? How do even begin making music? We got the scoop from our very own Larissa and her live bandmate Luke!

Facebook: SNOWDROP   EASY ON THE AMOEBA

BandCamps: SNOWDROP EASY ON THE AMOEBA

 

Obsessions: Music Cereal and Crafting

Time Stamps:

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Links Mentioned:

Howler- bandChildhood- bandBiffy Claro- Many of HorrorsLarissa's coverJelly BricksTwo Door Cinema Club Tourist HistoryQueen's Greatest HitsMy Bloody ValentineThe Toadies

 

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F3 (food, fitness, fashion) Episode 21: Indian Theme
26:57
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 26:57
F3 (food, fitness, fashion) Episode 21: Indian Theme

Join Lindsey, Vanessa, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Customizable Cooking: Aloo Gobi

- Take cabbage or cauliflower add potatoes plus some delicious spices and you'll get one great dish!

Fitness Challenge: Bhangra Dance

-We are definitely Good Indian Girls now and are ready for the next party!

Fashion Challenge: Incorporating Traditional Indian Fashion

- We wish we could wear beautiful saris, so we took the traditional styles and made them our own!

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F3 (food, fitness, fashion): Episode 20
38:05
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 38:05
F3 (food, fitness, fashion): Episode 20

Join Cindy, Estee, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Customizable Cooking: Sweet and Sour Chicken

- Clumps, Goop, Gelatinous, Viscous- some words we used when describing this recipe.

Fitness Challenge: PlyoJam!

-Seems fun, but we really wanted longer tutorial type videos!

Fashion Challenge: Personal Fashion Secrets

- We dish on our personal tips and tricks that upgrade our outfits! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ep 22: Shakespeare and YA
01:21:36
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:21:36
Ep 22: Shakespeare and YA

Join Cindy, Gabrielle, Margaux, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: Doctor Who, Film Festivals, and Joan Rivers

Main Discussion: Shakespeare Plays and their YA Adaptations

 

Links Mentioned:

Wikipedia :)

Obsessions: Throwback TV and Pride Movie

Time Stamps:

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BONUS: The Leftovers Season 1
01:09:14
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:09:14
BONUS: The Leftovers Season 1

Post Live Tweet*, both the East Coast and the West Coast want to talk about The Leftovers!

East Coast:

Vanessa and Hadas discuss The Leftovers as a tv show.

West Coast: Time Stamp: 32:37

Cindy and Hadas discuss The Leftovers' religious themes.

We usually don't talk about religion heavily on Common Room, but as Cindy wrote her thesis on Evangelicals and their portrayal in pop culture, the topic fit very well for a dissection of The Leftovers.

 

 

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F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): Episode 19: End of Summer
46:46
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 46:46
F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): Episode 19: End of Summer

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Customizable Cooking: Vegan Homemade Ice Cream

- We learned that the success of this recipe depends on whether you like bananas or not.

Fitness Challenge: Wonderful Walking Challenge

-It's beautiful outside, so we went there and walked our ice cream off!

Fashion Challenge: Fall Wardrobe Budget Challenge

- From money to man hot and girl hot, to singing in public, oh boy, did this conversation go places!

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Ep 21: The Giver (Book to Film)
01:11:28
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:11:28
Ep 21: The Giver (Book to Film)

Join CindyVanessa, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: ALS, True Blood, & Taylor Swift

Main Discussion: The Giver

Links Mentioned:

Lois Lowry NY Times Interview 

Obsessions: Documentaries, Pet Apps, & Games

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F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): Episode 18: SPACE
23:19
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 23:19
F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): Episode 18: SPACE

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Customizable Cooking: Presentation Challenge

- Our Aliens and Moonman didn't come out as planned, but Vanessa's got us covered with some real energy bars.

Fitness Challenge: Small SPACE

-JUMP AROUND, part 2!

Fashion Challenge: Space Subtle Cosplay 

- Judy Jetson, Groot, and Gamora, oh my!Groot the World of Warcraft Druid (featuring Rocket Raccoon)

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Ep 20: Guardians of the Galaxy
01:00:04
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:00:04
Ep 20: Guardians of the Galaxy

Join Charee, Margaux, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: Games, Awards, TV, & Robin Williams

Main Discussion: Guardians of the Galaxy 

Links Mentioned:

Robin Williams on Whose LineBaby Groot Dancing& Daniel Rizzo Interviewing the Cast of Guardians of the Galaxy videos embedded on the siteFridgingDancing Groot Figure

We realized after recording that we didn't discuss another hot topic about Gamora, when Drax called her a whore. We chatted over FB messages and here is a summary of our POVs:Margaux:Is it in the prison cell? Because I think, and I've read something that goes with my opinion, that people call Gamora the Green Whore. We know that those people are angry at her and are using any kinds of insults to get to her. I think Drax is just following that movement of people calling her that, without really understanding the meaning behind it. ALSO, whore can also describe a venal or unscrupulous person (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whore) or, you know, someone seeking the immoral, but here it would describe murderer maybe. I don't know, I don't think it's meant in a bad way, I mean in the movie it's meant to hurt her, considering the environment and the poor choices of insults, but I believe that it's more to describe her as immoral and a murderer (please don't kill me haha). Also, Drax takes everything literally, that third definition would be the one used, I thinkHadas:Many people say, they could have chosen a word that doesn't usually connotate sexual behavior. I guess I agree, but I'm not too bothered because he is so literal and he also called our beloved Groot a dumb tree.Charee:I don't really blame, Drax. I mean, of course he shouldn't call her a whore, but she and her "family" are responsible for killing his family. I agree that he did say it to hurt her, even if he might not understand it's full meaning. But he more than makes it up to her when he saves her life and announces them as friends. I don't think people should be making a huge deal out of this. 

--Check out Margaux's review too!

Obsessions: Movies, TV, & YouTube

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Ep 19: The Brony Documentary, My Little Pony, and its Fandom
01:09:47
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:09:47
Ep 19: The Brony Documentary, My Little Pony, and its Fandom

Join Estee, Vanessa, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: Comic Con +

Main Discussion: My Little Pony and the Brony Fandom

Links Mentioned:Hypable: Diana Gabaldon at Comic ConEW: Twilight and Comic Con (Ironic Fun Fact: This article was posted 5 days AFTER we recorded!)

Bronies and Pegasisters. We want to hear from you! Hit us up and let us know what you thought about the documentaries and our ep.Obsessions: Radio, Books, & TV

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F3: Episode 16
28:22
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 28:22
F3: Episode 16

Join Vanessa, Hadas, and Sophie in our Common Room!

Customizable Cooking: Smoothies

- Whey does NOT taste good, Bananas are our common denominator, and pineapple is a double-edged sword.

Fitness Challenge: Jump Rope Cardio

-1. Wear Shoes, 2. Only Jump with someone you trust, 3. Watch your knees! 

Imaginary Double Dutch

Beauty Bits: Lips!

- Whether it's a balm, a stain, a stick, or a gloss, we love 'em!

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Ep 18: The Eyre Affair
01:22:37
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:22:37
Ep 18: The Eyre Affair

Join Vanessa, Sophie, and Hadas in our Common Room!It is Sophie's last episode for a while so enjoy this jumbo sized discussion!

Topical Dish: Potter and Emmys

Main Discussion: Culture Club: The Eyre Affair

Sophie's second Culture Club was all about this jam-packed first installment in the Thursday Next series where literature is highly revered.

Links Mentioned:

THR: The Case for Teen ShowsVulture: Teen Shows 

Obsessions: Books and TV

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F3: Episode 15
15:01
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 15:01
F3: Episode 15

Join Gabrielle, Charee, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Customizable Cooking: A Song of Ice and Fire Baking!

- We channeled our inner Hot Pie and made scones and Dornish flatbread.

Fitness Challenge: Lannister Workout!

-Neila Rey makes these great pop culture themed workouts. We learned we are not Lannisters.

Beauty Bits: Game of Thrones Hair

-We tried our best, but definitely needed help recreating Melisandre, Cersei and Margaery's hair.

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Ep 17: Game of Thrones
45:42
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 45:42
Ep 17: Game of Thrones

Join Gabrielle, new team member Charee, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish:-Pacific Rim sequel date-George RR Martin Screenwriting Grant for New Mexico residents-Snowpiercer release--Margaux reviewed Snowpiercer when it came out in France. Read it here-Mockingjay trailerMain Discussion: Why we keep watching Game of Thones: A purely TV watcher perspective.-When so many beloved characters are discarded or treated brutally, when graphic violence is portrayed on a regular basis, and when gratuitous sex scenes are presented what keeps us coming back to watch HBO's adaptation of the A Song of Ice and Fire series?

- We had some technical difficulties and some topics were not covered in the second recording. An additional text post will be released next week with a summary of the missing conversation.

Links Mentioned:

Who are we supposed to hate now?  VultureEarly Reactions to Ned Stark's Death Entertainment WeeklyNo Pattern to Deaths in GoT Vulture

Obsessions

Time Stamps:

Topical Dish: 00:01:47Main Discussion: 00:10:25Obsessions: 00: 38:50

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F3: Episode 14
28:07
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 28:07
F3: Episode 14

Join Sophie, Vanessa, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Customizable Cooking: Presto Pesto Pasta

- We start by discussing the dish, but end up talking about portions and Italy!

Fitness Challenge: Ballet/Barre

- We switched it up this week. Care to plié with us?

Beauty Bits: Beauty Inspiration and Tips from Refinery

- We learned some cools tricks and even inspired a future BB! 

 

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Ep 16: Character Crushes: Niles Crane
01:07:32
2017-09-21 09:34:34 UTC 01:07:32
Ep 16: Character Crushes: Niles Crane

 

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Join Vanessa, Sophie, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: GRRM will kill you for 20KMuseum of Science Fiction in DCPaddington Trailer arrives!

FAN-tastic holograms in a museum?! Say What!!! #want

Main Discussion: Vanessa's Culture Club: Character Crushes: Niles Crane

Frasier was cool and all, but Niles is where it's at! See our original post to watch the eps we did and join the discussion!

Links Mentioned:

Buzzfeed listTV Viewership Problems

Obsessions

Time Stamps:

Topical Dish: 00:00:40Main Discussion: 00:9:46Obsessions: 00: 54:03 

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#Potterweek: What is Harry Potter canon? Fantastic Beasts? The Cursed Child?
59:15
2017-09-22 21:36:24 UTC 59:15
#Potterweek: What is Harry Potter canon? Fantastic Beasts? The Cursed Child?

Happy Birthday, Harry + Jo!

The first seven books of the series gave us all the story we needed. Or did they? With the additions of Pottermore, Twitter, The Cursed Child, and Fantastic Beasts, JK Rowling has many outlets to share more information about her universe. But does it all "count?"

What is Canon?

Is canon anything that comes from JK Rowling? Is it anything that was approved by JK Rowling? Books vs movies? First 7 or everything afterward? I'm joined by Elayna of SpeakBeasty and Paul of Blokebusters. We discuss our feelings about this and our thoughts on the new elements introduced by The Cursed Child and Fantastic Beasts.

Art used by permission from Iriusabellatrix on DeviantArt, see more here.

More Episodes from Potterweek

This is our third year of Potterweek. Here's a recap of what's coming up this year and what's already on the feed:

Potterweek 2017

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets movie commentary with Nicole of We the ImmigrantsGeeky Gatherings, How to Fangirl for Adults, and Common Room, and Debbie of The Geeky TwinYou Haven't Seen, and Common Room!

Race in Potter with Robyn of Geek Girl Strong and Mimi Mondal.

We Hate Quidditch with Nathan of Flights, Tights, and Movie Nights (and Channel: Superhero) and Fitz of SO MANY PLACES (also heard on our Star Wars Rewatch episodes)!

Potter as YA with Greg of Adventures in Poor Taste!

Neville Longbottom: The Boy Who Could Have Been with Melissa of Readerly Geek!

Potterweek 2016

7/25 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary with Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Katie Elhoffer of Elhoffer Designs. Big kudos to our podcasting intern Kristen!

7/26 Hermione: Our Favorite Know it All GirlBoss with Amanda of Great Beer Adventure!

7/27 The Dursleys: A Look at Harry's Only Living Family Members with Kris of No Extra Words!

7/28 Relationships in Potter: Ginny + Harry, Snape/Lily/James with Alice of Girl Who Roams and Kayla of Epicfied!

7/29 Villains in Potter with Akua and Ashley both officers of Geek Girl Brunch NYC. Also of A Stylish Jedi and You Haven't Seen respectively.

7/30 Magic vs Muggle: How Each World Views the Other with Jada an officer of Geek Girl Brunch NYC and Julia Perkins (soon to be featured on our Lost rewatch podcast!).

7/31 Religion in Potter with Stefani and James (my friends from work!).

Potterweek 2015

http://comrom.co/potterweek-modern-geek-show-an-attempt/ 

http://comrom.co/potterweek-potterpotpourri-draygons-spew-fan-fiction/ 

http://comrom.co/potterweek-potterflex-felix-felicis-fitness/ 

http://comrom.co/potterweek-ashley-and-debbie-from-you-havent-seen/ 

http://comrom.co/potterweek-potterhouse-iggppc-charm-bomb/ 

http://comrom.co/potterweek-potterponderings-lessons-harry-learned/ 

http://comrom.co/potterpeeps-severus-snape-hero/ 

#Potterweek: Neville Longbottom: The Boy Who Could Have Been
01:00:27
2017-09-22 21:36:24 UTC 01:00:27
#Potterweek: Neville Longbottom: The Boy Who Could Have Been

Happy Birthday, Neville Longbottom!

When we meet Neville in his first year at Hogwarts, we couldn't have imagined he'd turn out to be the hero we see at the end of the series. The biggest turning point came in Order of the Phoenix when Harry and Dumbledore discuss Sybill Trelawny's prophecy.

What If?

Melissa from Readerly Geek and I try to have fun by asking What If about each part of the series. We also try to explain the whys behind the plot points in the series. From did Voldemort pick the Potters over the Longbottoms to how would Neville handle the Triwizard Tournament and would Dumbledore care for Neville as much as he did Harry in this alternate universe.

More Episodes from Potterweek

Potterweek 2016

7/25 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary with Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Katie Elhoffer of Elhoffer Designs. Big kudos to our podcasting intern Kristen!

7/26 Hermione: Our Favorite Know it All GirlBoss with Amanda of Great Beer Adventure!

7/27 The Dursleys: A Look at Harry's Only Living Family Members with Kris of No Extra Words!

7/28 Relationships in Potter: Ginny + Harry, Snape/Lily/James with Alice of Girl Who Roams and Kayla of Epicfied!

7/29 Villains in Potter with Akua and Ashley both officers of Geek Girl Brunch NYC. Also of A Stylish Jedi and You Haven't Seen respectively.

7/30 Magic vs Muggle: How Each World Views the Other with Jada an officer of Geek Girl Brunch NYC and Julia Perkins (soon to be featured on our Lost rewatch podcast!).

7/31 Religion in Potter with Stefani and James (my friends from work!).

Potterweek 2015

http://comrom.co/potterweek-modern-geek-show-an-attempt/ 

http://comrom.co/potterweek-potterpotpourri-draygons-spew-fan-fiction/ 

http://comrom.co/potterweek-potterflex-felix-felicis-fitness/ 

http://comrom.co/potterweek-ashley-and-debbie-from-you-havent-seen/ 

http://comrom.co/potterweek-potterhouse-iggppc-charm-bomb/ 

http://comrom.co/potterweek-potterponderings-lessons-harry-learned/ 

http://comrom.co/potterpeeps-severus-snape-hero/ 

Veronica Mars Season 2 Rewatch with Geek Girl Pen Pals
01:18:17
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:18:17
Veronica Mars Season 2 Rewatch with Geek Girl Pen Pals

A few months ago (read: over a year ago) I (Hadas) set out to do another tv show rematch with my Iggle pals.

Rewatch Recap:

We previously rewatched Roswell, the alien teenage romance drama from The WB. Then Freaks and Geeks, a very short-lived cult classic. Next up was Twin Peaks, which divided our hosts. Some were die-hards and others were apprehensive, or just down right angry at it.

What's Next?

The show we decided to watch and rewatch was Veronica Mars. On the panel, this time, were Cassidy, KristyMeghan. Check them out on their own blogs and Twitter accounts!

Veronica Mars is a cult classic yet Kristy and I have never seen it before. We came into it with different ideas of what the show could be and we're both very pleasantly surprised. The show is more mature than it seems. It's well-executed plot wise and by its incredible and underrated cast.

Quick Intro to Veronica Mars' Themes:
  • Mystery
  • Mature Themes
  • Class Divide
  • Racial Issues

What Do You Love about Veronica Mars?

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To be a part of our IGGPPC rewatches, join the community and this group on Facebook.

Stay tuned for our Rewatch of Veronica Mars's Season 3!! --

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If you enjoyed this episode, check out our most recent main episodes: All of International Women's Month Content here!

Blogging as Therapy with Jamila Rowser of Geek Girl Brunch and Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie Jean Barker: Stories, Idealism, + South Africa Folklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYC Michael Harle and the Town of Idiots (OUAT) Elhoffer Design Part 1 and 2 Amanda Palmer's Art of Asking Star Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VI, VII

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the Woods F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

More from Potterweek 2016:

7/25 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary with Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Katie Elhoffer of Elhoffer Designs. Big kudos to our podcasting intern Kristen!

7/26 Hermione: Our Favorite Know it All GirlBoss with Amanda of Great Beer Adventure!

7/27 The Dursleys: A Look at Harry's Only Living Family Members with Kris of No Extra Words!

7/28 Relationships in Potter: Ginny + Harry, Snape/Lily/James with Alice of Girl Who Roams and Kayla of Epicfied!

7/30 Magic vs Muggle: How Each World Views the Other with Jada an officer of Geek Girl Brunch NYC and Julia Perkins (soon to be featured on our Lost rewatch podcast!).

Veronica Mars Season 1 Rewatch with Geek Girl Pen Pals
01:16:13
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:16:13
Veronica Mars Season 1 Rewatch with Geek Girl Pen Pals

A few months ago (read: over a year ago) I (Hadas) set out to do another tv show rematch with my Iggle pals.

Rewatch Recap:

We previously rewatched Roswell, the alien teenage romance drama from The WB. Then Freaks and Geeks, a very short-lived cult classic. Next up was Twin Peaks, which divided our hosts. Some were die-hards and others were apprehensive, or just down right angry at it.

What's Next?

The show we decided to watch and rewatch was Veronica Mars. On the panel, this time, were Cassidy, KristyMeghan. Check them out on their own blogs and Twitter accounts!

Veronica Mars is a cult classic yet Kristy and I have never seen it before. We came into it with different ideas of what the show could be and we're both very pleasantly surprised. The show is more mature than it seems. It's well-executed plot wise and by its incredible and underrated cast.

Quick Intro to Veronica Mars' Themes:
  • Mystery
  • Mature Themes
  • Class Divide
  • Racial Issues

What Do You Love about Veronica Mars?

--

The IGGPPC are great friends that created a friendly inclusive community of passionate people aka geeks.You can find a friend that is into what you're into. You can find people who are passionate about almost everything. My favorite "geek love?" Tea! Sign up to find your own pen pal or to join the community!

To be a part of our IGGPPC rewatches, join the community and this group on Facebook.

Stay tuned for our Rewatch of Veronica Mars's Season 2!! --

On Common Room we don’t have ads. We use affiliate links and sell merchandise from the art we commission on Redbubble. If you’d like to support us and our artists financially, click it up. :)

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If you enjoyed this episode, check out our most recent main episodes: All of International Women's Month Content here!

Blogging as Therapy with Jamila Rowser of Geek Girl Brunch and Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie Jean Barker: Stories, Idealism, + South Africa Folklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYC Michael Harle and the Town of Idiots (OUAT) Elhoffer Design Part 1 and 2 Amanda Palmer's Art of Asking Star Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VI, VII

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the Woods F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

More from Potterweek 2016:

7/25 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary with Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Katie Elhoffer of Elhoffer Designs. Big kudos to our podcasting intern Kristen!

7/26 Hermione: Our Favorite Know it All GirlBoss with Amanda of Great Beer Adventure!

7/27 The Dursleys: A Look at Harry's Only Living Family Members with Kris of No Extra Words!

7/28 Relationships in Potter: Ginny + Harry, Snape/Lily/James with Alice of Girl Who Roams and Kayla of Epicfied!

7/30 Magic vs Muggle: How Each World Views the Other with Jada an officer of Geek Girl Brunch NYC and Julia Perkins (soon to be featured on our Lost rewatch podcast!).

Talk with Travis the Grimm and a bit of Twin Peaks Season 2
01:00:19
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:00:19
Talk with Travis the Grimm and a bit of Twin Peaks Season 2

Instead of an in-depth discussion on Twin Peaks listen in to Travis the Grimm and Hadas (that's me!) get nerdy. Sometimes not everything goes according to plan!

When it came time to record our second episode of the Twin Peaks rewatch focusing on season two, one co-host had to miss the recording and the other didn't finish watching the season. Such is the life of podcasting. You really never know what will happen even if you try and plan well or you overcompensate with multiple prepared cohosts.

For a more accurate Twin Peaks discussion, please listen to the IGGPPC rewatch of season one. It features Rosa as a true blue fan of Twin Peaks, Lulu as the first time watcher and immediate hater on the show, and myself, Hadas, as the lukewarm pop culture consumer.

Travis has been a long time friend of the show and one of my absolute favorite people. Where can you find him? Oh boy, don't get me started. Listen to the ep and you'll see that Travis is everywhere doing so much! It's pretty impressive. Heads to his twitter to find links to what he's working on and to make a fantastic new friend. :)

The IGGPPC are great friends that created a friendly inclusive community of passionate people aka geeks.You can find a friend that is into what you're into. You can find people who are passionate about almost everything. My favorite "geek love?" Tea! Sign up to find your own pen pal or to join the community!

To be a part of our IGGPPC rewatches, join the community and this group on Facebook.

Stay tuned for our Rewatch of Veronica Mars!! --

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Religion in Potter
01:10:23
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:10:23
Religion in Potter

As you know, on Common Room, we are religiously and politically neutral. We'll never post happy holidays for any holiday or support a political candidate as a site/podcast. So, when I asked friends and strangers to be on the show for #Potterweek and got a request to talk about religious allusions, I was a bit nervous.

Stefani, a friend who I met through work suggested this for a reason that was pretty interesting. Stefani and her siblings were not allowed to have Harry Potter in the home.

Stefani has a personal connection that she generously shared. We moved on to talk about bigger Harry Potter themes, favorites, and even took some time to do some sorting and discuss those large introspective questions.

Enjoy this last episode of Potterweek on what I'm calling Potterday. Happy First Day of Hogwarts!!

Check out Stefani- nowhere! She hates the internet! And check out James on social media as thejacksonjd!

More from Potterweek 2016:

7/25 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary with Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Katie Elhoffer of Elhoffer Designs. Big kudos to our podcasting intern Kristen!

7/26 Hermione: Our Favorite Know it All GirlBoss with Amanda of Great Beer Adventure!

7/27 The Dursleys: A Look at Harry's Only Living Family Members with Kris of No Extra Words!

7/28 Relationships in Potter: Ginny + Harry, Snape/Lily/James with Alice of Girl Who Roams and Kayla of Epicfied!

7/30 Magic vs Muggle: How Each World Views the Other with Jada an officer of Geek Girl Brunch NYC and Julia Perkins (soon to be featured on our Lost rewatch podcast!).

Bonus Jonases for Potterweek 2016:

Potter as YA with Greg of Adventures in Poor Taste!

Quidditch is THE WORST with Nathan of Flights, Tights, and Movie Nights (and Channel: Superhero) and Fitz of SO MANY PLACES (also heard on our Star Wars Rewatch episodes)!

Hogwarts + Dumbledore are THE WORST with Allison of Podlander, Nicole of Geeky Gatherings, How to Fangirl for Adults, and Common Room, and Debbie of The Geeky TwinYou Haven't Seen, and Common Room!

We Have To Go Back! Lost Rewatch: Pilot 1 + 2
01:08:36
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:08:36
We Have To Go Back! Lost Rewatch: Pilot 1 + 2

It's finally here. The first episode of our Lost rewatch. These episodes will not be on the Common Room feed starting with the second episode.

Frequency: twice a month.

Format: Introduction of guests:

First timer: Debbie of The Geeky Twin or Rewatchers: Dave of Pop Culture Case Study and Hadas (that's me!).

Recap of the episode:

In the pilot, we meet just a few characters but see glimpses of the larger ensemble cast. All we know is that Oceanic Flight 816 crash landed on an island. The pilot was off course and wasn't able to alert the base. There's an ominous distress recording made by a French woman. She says it killed them all and she's all alone. It's been looping for 16 years.

Themes We Discuss:

Characterization of Women: Sun, Kate, Claire, and Shannon are 4 distinct personalities. Yet Kate is slightly a different breed in these first two episodes. Many people I know seem to hate Kate. Do you know why?

Characterization of Sayid: This is a post 9/11 show. Casting brown people as terrorists is an easy and popular thing, yet the character of Sayid is granted depth and easy likeability.

Leadership: Who makes a good one? Why? This will be a running theme on our rewatch.

And so we begin.

No need to be afraid of spoilers. They're at the end!

Want to be on the show? You can! Just email me hello@comrom.co and/or join the Facebook group Common Room Lost Rewatch.

Never podcasted before? No problem! I'll teach ya.

Enjoy and namaste. Hadas

For SPOILERS, head to page 2 on the site!

#Potterweek: Villains, Voldemort, Umbridge, and More!
01:23:27
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:23:27
#Potterweek: Villains, Voldemort, Umbridge, and More!

Villains are always fun to discuss. What makes a good one? The Potter villains are pretty diverse. So diverse we sometimes have to ask "Is X a villain?"

Listen in as Akua and Ashley, both officers of Geek Girl Brunch NYC (also of A Stylish Jedi and You Haven't Seen respectively) chat about Voldie, Umbry, Snapey Snape, and all the other guys.

 

Here is the upcoming release schedule for Potterweek 2016:

7/25 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary with Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Katie Elhoffer of Elhoffer Designs. Big kudos to our podcasting intern Kristen!

7/26 Hermione: Our Favorite Know it All GirlBoss with Amanda of Great Beer Adventure!

7/27 The Dursleys: A Look at Harry's Only Living Family Members with Kris of No Extra Words!

7/28 Relationships in Potter: Ginny + Harry, Snape/Lily/James with Alice of Girl Who Roams and Kayla of Epicfied!

7/30 Magic vs Muggle: How Each World Views the Other with Jada an officer of Geek Girl Brunch NYC and Julia Perkins (soon to be featured on our Lost rewatch podcast!).

7/31 Religion in Potter with Stefani and James (my friends from work!).

Enjoyed this episode and want to be on a Potterweek ep? Just hit us up in the comments, on social media, or at hello@comrom.co!!

Check out our Potterweek posts here:

7/25 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary with Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Katie Elhoffer of Elhoffer Designs. Big kudos to our podcasting intern Kristen!

7/26 Hermione: Our Favorite Know it All GirlBoss with Amanda of Great Beer Adventure!

7/27 The Dursleys: A Look at Harry's Only Living Family Members with Kris of No Extra Words!

7/28 Relationships in Potter: Ginny + Harry, Snape/Lily/James with Alice of Girl Who Roams and Kayla of Epicfied!

7/29 Villains in Potter with Akua and Ashley both officers of Geek Girl Brunch NYC. Also of A Stylish Jedi and You Haven't Seen respectively.

7/31 Religion in Potter with Stefani and James (my friends from work!).

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If you enjoyed this episode, check out our most recent main episodes: All of International Women's Month Content here!

Blogging as Therapy with Jamila Rowser of Geek Girl Brunch and Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie Jean Barker: Stories, Idealism, + South Africa Folklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYC Michael Harle and the Town of Idiots (OUAT)

Elhoffer Design Part 1 and 2 Amanda Palmer's Art of Asking Star Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VI, VII

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the Woods F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

Muggle vs Magic: Education, Journalism, and more!
01:50:00
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:50:00
Muggle vs Magic: Education, Journalism, and more!

JK Rowling created a very detailed and well-plotted story. Yet how come Hogwarts' students miss out on traditional problem solving and critical thinking lessons? Are most wizards idiots?

Jada an officer of Geek Girl Brunch and Julia of our future Lost rewatch podcast episodes suggested we discuss more philosophical issues in Harry Potter. Like how the media works in the wizarding world and what aspects of the muggle world do Wizards actually care about and/or get involved in.

This has been one of my favorite Potterweek records so far. Listen in and let us know what you think!

Enjoyed this episode and want to be on a Potterweek ep? Just hit us up in the comments, on social media, or at hello@comrom.co!!

Check out our Potterweek posts here:

7/25 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary with Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Katie Elhoffer of Elhoffer Designs. Big kudos to our podcasting intern Kristen!

7/26 Hermione: Our Favorite Know it All GirlBoss with Amanda of Great Beer Adventure!

7/27 The Dursleys: A Look at Harry's Only Living Family Members with Kris of No Extra Words!

7/28 Relationships in Potter: Ginny + Harry, Snape/Lily/James with Alice of Girl Who Roams and Kayla of Epicfied!

7/29 Villains in Potter with Akua and Ashley both officers of Geek Girl Brunch NYC. Also of A Stylish Jedi and You Haven't Seen respectively.

7/31 Religion in Potter with Stefani and James (my friends from work!).

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We are now part of Wizard World’s Con Radio podcast network. Listen to some of our friends!

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If you enjoyed this episode, check out our most recent main episodes: All of International Women's Month Content here!

Blogging as Therapy with Jamila Rowser of Geek Girl Brunch and Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie Jean Barker: Stories, Idealism, + South Africa Folklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYC Michael Harle and the Town of Idiots (OUAT)

Elhoffer Design Part 1 and 2 Amanda Palmer's Art of Asking Star Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VI, VII

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the Woods F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

#Potterweek Relationships in Harry Potter, Ginny + Harry, Snape/Lily/James
01:14:28
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:14:28
#Potterweek Relationships in Harry Potter, Ginny + Harry, Snape/Lily/James

Relationships in Harry Potter and fun and frustrating. Ginny and Harry make sense on paper, but some people can't stand their pairing. Lily and James together is confusing, but is Lily and Snape any better?

 

On this fourth Potterweek episode of 2016, I'm joined by Alice aka Kangaru on the interwebs and Kayla of Epicfied from all over the net. Both ladies suggested discussing the romantic relationships in Harry Potter, that they cannot stand!

 

Which Relationships in Harry Potter Do You Dislike Most?

Bonus:

Stay tuned after the show for an extra bit about the Ilvermony houses on Pottermore.

Check out our Potterweek posts here:

7/25 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone movie commentary with Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Katie Elhoffer of Elhoffer Designs. Big kudos to our podcasting intern Kristen!

7/26 Hermione: Our Favorite Know it All GirlBoss with Amanda of Great Beer Adventure!

7/27 The Dursleys: A Look at Harry’s Only Living Family Members with Kris of No Extra Words!

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Enjoyed this and want to be on a Potterweek ep? Just hit us up in the comments on social media or at hello@comrom.co!!

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We are now part of Wizard World’s Con Radio podcast network. Listen to some of our friends!

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If you enjoyed this episode, check out our most recent main episodes: All of International Women's Month Content here!

Blogging as Therapy with Jamila Rowser of Geek Girl Brunch and Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie Jean Barker: Stories, Idealism, + South Africa Folklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYC Michael Harle and the Town of Idiots (OUAT)

Elhoffer Design Part 1 and 2 Amanda Palmer's Art of Asking Star Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VI, VII

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the Woods F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

#Potterweek Dursley's Deal
01:13:46
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:13:46
#Potterweek Dursley's Deal

You know that family member you don't get along with? They've got nothing on the Dursleys. Imagine for yourself two humans who show absolutely no love towards an orphaned infant.

On this #Potterweek episode, our guest co-host Kris of No Added Words, suggested we discuss Harry Potter's aunt and uncle. It's our third episode of the week because, in book 3, Aunt Marge's presence shows us a slightly different shade (of purple) of Uncle Vernon and Aunt Petunia.

 

Listen in!

 

Check out our Potterweek posts here:

7/25 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary with Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Katie Elhoffer of Elhoffer Designs. Big kudos to our podcasting intern Kristen!

7/26 Hermione: Our Favorite Know it All GirlBoss with Amanda of Great Beer Adventure!

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Enjoyed this and want to be on a Potterweek ep? Just hit us up in the comments on social media or at hello@comrom.co!!

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Subscribe via iTunes or your favorite podcast directory!

Follow Common Room with Bloglovin

We are now part of Wizard World’s Con Radio podcast network. Listen to some of our friends!

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If you enjoyed this episode, check out our most recent main episodes: All of International Women's Month Content here!

Blogging as Therapy with Jamila Rowser of Geek Girl Brunch and Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie Jean Barker: Stories, Idealism, + South Africa Folklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYC Michael Harle and the Town of Idiots (OUAT)

Elhoffer Design Part 1 and 2 Amanda Palmer's Art of Asking Star Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VI, VII

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the Woods F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

#Potterweek: Hermione Granger, Our Favorite Know It All
01:05:46
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:05:46
#Potterweek: Hermione Granger, Our Favorite Know It All

Oh, Hermione. We've definitely known a Hermione in our lives. We may even be one. Did Hermione ever grow up from being a know-it-all? Is that something she needs you to grow up from?

Join me and my guest host, Amanda of Great Beer Adventure as we chat about our favorite girlboss and the brightest witch of her age.

 

How do you feel about the girl who slayed?

Check out our Potterweek posts here:

7/25 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary with Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Katie Elhoffer of Elhoffer Designs. Big kudos to our podcasting intern Kristen!

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Enjoyed this and want to be on a Potterweek ep? Just hit us up in the comments on social media or at hello@comrom.co!!

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We are now part of Wizard World’s Con Radio podcast network. Listen to some of our friends!

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If you enjoyed this episode, check out our most recent main episodes: All of International Women's Month Content here!

Blogging as Therapy with Jamila Rowser of Geek Girl Brunch and Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie Jean Barker: Stories, Idealism, + South Africa Folklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYC Michael Harle and the Town of Idiots (OUAT)

Elhoffer Design Part 1 and 2 Amanda Palmer's Art of Asking Star Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VI, VII

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the Woods F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Movie Commentary #Potterweek
02:28:31
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 02:28:31
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Movie Commentary #Potterweek

What happens when you have a Gryffindor, Slytherin, and Hufflepuff rewatch Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone? For starters, a whole lot of different opinions about the Weasleys.

So how does this work? Simply have you movie ready to press play at around 16-22 seconds. When we say press play, you should be right about where the Privet Drive sign is shown. You may be off a few seconds, but that won't be a problem.

(Editor's note: Shout out to our podcast intern, Kristen, who not only edited this LONG Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary episode, but wrote the show notes as well. Check her out on YouTube!)

Listen as Katie (Elhoffer Design), Megan (The Nerdy Girlie), and Hadas rewatch the first of the Harry Potter films. 

 

What did you think of Sorcerer's Stone?

Check out Megan discussing Military Brat life and blogging on our International Women's Month episode (also featuring Jamilla of Geek Girl Brunch, Straight Outta Gotham, and more).

Check out Katie in her two-parter guest spot on the show discussing her creations, fandoms, and nerd life (part 1 and 2).

Enjoyed this Sorcerer's Stone movie commentary and want to be on a Potterweek ep? Just hit us up in the comments on social media or at hello@comrom.co!!

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Blogging as Therapy with Jamila Rowser of Geek Girl Brunch and Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie Jean Barker: Stories, Idealism, + South Africa Folklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYC Michael Harle and the Town of Idiots (OUAT)

Elhoffer Design Part 1 and 2 Amanda Palmer's Art of Asking Star Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VI, VII

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F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the Woods F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

20 Feet From Stardom- Presentation, Content, and our Musical Dreams
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2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 52:01
20 Feet From Stardom- Presentation, Content, and our Musical Dreams

Another oldie but a goodie. Back in November, we consumed a bit too much for Non-Fiction November*. One of the documentaries we watched and recorded about just didn't get edited in time.

Listen in as Christine, Debbie, Margaux, and I (Hadas) talk about 20 Feet From Stardom. We look at the documentary in terms of presentation and content. We also indulge a bit and discuss which award we'd love to win. Where we'd put it. Who we'd love to sing back up for and our first concert experiences.

Share your answers in the comments!

For more information about the women mentioned in this documentary check out the official site.

 

 What is your favorite music documentary?

As mentioned on previous posts, we’ve been watching a few documentaries for our#NonFicNov event. Listen in as we discuss TigGood Hair, and The True Cost. Also for NonFicNov, Sewing 101!

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Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the Woods F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

 

Men's Fandom Fashion with Tony B Kim (Crazy 4 Comic Con)
45:53
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 45:53
Men's Fandom Fashion with Tony B Kim (Crazy 4 Comic Con)

The ladies are finally getting the flattering geeky threads they always wanted. But what about the guys, eh? Men's Fandom Fashion is the topic for our first episode back from a long hiatus (an explanation is on the episode). This episode was recorded a long time ago. Actually a long long time ago before SWVII was released... /sheepish.

One of our friends from the Con Radio familia, Tony B Kim aka Crazy4ComicCon joined me to talk about a project he's been working on for quite a while. When I spoke to the Con Radio familia about collaborating on an episode together, Tony got very excited about F3. 

Tony's project involves creating a line of presentable clothes for men who want to represent their fandoms. Listen in to us chat about the idea, the process, convention love, and more background about Tony.

Check out Tony's podcast, website, and follow him on Twitter for great conversation starters.

Let us know what you thought, here!

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F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the Woods F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

3 Ladies Review Batman v Superman
01:35:19
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:35:19
3 Ladies Review Batman v Superman

Yep, the long awaited fight between the Bat of Gotham and the Son of Krypton was released in March. Reviewers were unkind, fans had mixed opinions, and the stars were defensive.

Joining me (Hadas) were Meghan aka @mesulli on the interwebs and Summer aka @TheFinchery. Check them out on the following sites! Meghan on Girls on the Grid and Summer on The Charming Finch.

SPOILERS ON THE EPISODEAND IN THIS POST!!!

Here are the topics we discussed:

Expectations for Batman v SupermanThe reviews for this film were very opinionated. Did they scare you about the movie before or during your viewing?

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Diving into Batman v Superman, we discussed the plotlines. As I mentioned on the ep, even while writing this list down I was confused, which is telling about this film.

Questions About Batman v Superman:

Is Lois damsel-ed here? Or is it refreshing to see her jump into all aspects of her job, be brave, and do whatever she wants?

Superhero movies are formulated to lead up to the next film rather than stand alone. Do you think superhero movies are ruined by Hollywood because there's not a lot of room to play with that format?

Share Your Thoughts on Batman v Superman with Us on ComRom.co!

 

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Australian Aboriginals, Diversity, + Identity #IntWomensMonth
01:05:22
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:05:22
Australian Aboriginals, Diversity, + Identity #IntWomensMonth

What do you think about when you hear the term indigenous people? I usually think of Native Americans, yet they aren't the only indigenous people on the planet. Only in the last five years did I learn about the Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders of Australia.

For International Women's Month, I wanted to make sure we featured as many different nations. I also wanted to create pieces that were a bit meatier so we could get something out of these posts. Luckily Ebony, aka The Travelling Unicorn, was able to help me get to know a group of people I knew just 1 thing about.

 

Ebony and I discuss Australia's treatment of the aboriginal people, the distinction between the terms indigenous and aboriginal, the reasons behind the mistreatment, how society is changing, and how representation is very slowing improving. 

The Stolen Children issue and Further Reading on comrom.co.Check Out More International Women's Month Content here!

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F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

Sonia Liao: Geekery, Art, + Asian American Life
01:16:56
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:16:56
Sonia Liao: Geekery, Art, + Asian American Life

Sonia Liao is the wonderful artist behind Helena Rose which Debbie and I reviewed a few months ago. Read that here and please get the comic, it's beautiful both in art and story.

Sonia and I talked about geekery at first. A bit of X-Men, Man of Steel, and Batman v Superman pre-release. We then talked about gaming, online communities, friendships, and what it was like for her grow up as someone of Asian-descent in America.

Being part of a specific community is something we had in common even though we come from very different backgrounds. There are limitations, benefits, and a learning curve.

Where to Find Sonia Liao:

Facebook, Twitter, DeviantArt, Instagram, Her Site

Check Out More Emet Comics related Content here!

Check Out More International Women's Month Content here!

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Blogging as Therapy with Jamila Rowser of Geek Girl Brunch and Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy GirlieJean Barker: Stories, Idealism, + South AfricaFolklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYCMichael Harle and the Town of Idiots (OUAT)Elhoffer Design Part 1 and 2Amanda Palmer's Art of AskingStar Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VI, VII

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F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

Lynne Yoshii: Hawaii, Japanese Culture, + NYC
01:27:03
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:27:03
Lynne Yoshii: Hawaii, Japanese Culture, + NYC

We met Lynne Yoshii through Emet Comics. She is the artist behind Inside the Loop (our review is coming soon!). I had so much fun talking to her about nerd things we actually spoke for a bit after the ep as well.

Hawaii

Lynne Yoshii was born in Hawaii! I am very jealous of course for Lost reasons.

Her family is Japanese and while she was in Hawaii they made sure she learned the language by enrolling her into a special Japanese-only supplementary school. In fact, she was one of if not the only American residents there.

(Related: Have opinions about Lost? Click here.)

Japanese Culture

To help her connect with the Japanese culture and language, her parents happily indulged any request to buy comics. So Lynne has been very familiar with many types of manga and anime since she was a child and discovered western art as she grew up.

New York

We also discussed what it's like to live in New York.

Where to Find Lynne Yoshii:

Emet Comics, DeviantArt, Facebook, Her Site

Let us know what you think of the episode here.

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Blogging as Therapy with Jamila Rowser of Geek Girl Brunch and Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy GirlieJean Barker: Stories, Idealism, + South AfricaFolklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYCMichael Harle and the Town of Idiots (OUAT)Elhoffer Design Part 1 and 2Amanda Palmer's Art of AskingStar Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VI, VII

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F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

Maytal Gilboa, Founder of Emet Comics #IntWomensMonth
38:15
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 38:15
Maytal Gilboa, Founder of Emet Comics #IntWomensMonth

Our 3rd International Women's Month episode is with the founder of female and diversity focused, Emet Comics. Maytal Gilboa joins us for about half an hour to chat about the idea behind the company, her upcoming plans, and some general chat.

Maytal Gilboa transitioned from a successful career in film development. Currently, she is coaching a team of women to create stories true to them, without any established agenda.

Check out our coverage of Emet Comics here on CR and their website to stay Inside the Loop. (See what I did there?)

Share your thoughts on this episode here.

 

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Blogging as Therapy with Jamila Rowser of Geek Girl Brunch and Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy GirlieJean Barker: Stories, Idealism, + South AfricaFolklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYCMichael Harle and the Town of Idiots (OUAT)Elhoffer Design Part 1 and 2Amanda Palmer's Art of AskingStar Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VI, VII

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

Blogging as Therapy with Military Brats Megan Gotch + Jamila Rowser
01:04:47
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:04:47
Blogging as Therapy with Military Brats Megan Gotch + Jamila Rowser

Sometime in 2015, I realized that some of the leaders of the large lady nerd communities I was part of were self-proclaimed military brats. I invited them on the episode and the conversation went in a direction I couldn't have predicted!

Megan Gotch aka The Nerdy Girlie and Jamila Rowser co-founder of Geek Girl Brunch joined me to talk about what military brat-hood was like. Whether they were exposed to other cultures and how. How being an MB helped them create their websites and communities, and help them help themselves.

See more from Megan Gotch:

The Nerdy Girlie (Megan's blog about life, SDCC, and fandom), Female Geek Bloggers (a supportive community for female bloggers Megan started), Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

See more from Jamila Rowser:

Geek Girl Brunch (where women can hang out IRL), Girl Gone Geek (Jamila's nerdy site), Straight Outta Gotham (Jamila's tumblr blog displaying geekery found in hip hop lyrics), Lovers Brock (a more personal tumblr blog), Twitter, and Instagram.

Listen in and leave us a comment!

For more about the Lost Rewatch mentioned on the episode, click here!

For more about how to join International Women's Month, click here!

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F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

Jean Barker: Stories, Idealism, + South Africa
38:51
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 38:51
Jean Barker: Stories, Idealism, + South Africa

Jean Barker is a writer, director, and generally a storyteller. Zana, her first comic, is about a South Africa where Nelson Mandela has been killed and apartheid lives on. 

Jean and I talked about Zana, her upbringing in South Africa, her writings, her film work, and humanity in general. 

 

We also asked Jean Barker our five Common Room questions about pop culture, food, fitness, fashion, and my signature question.

Listen in and leave us a comment!

For more about the Lost Rewatch mentioned on the episode, click here!

For more about how to join International Women's Month, click here!

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Folklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYCMichael Harle and the Town of Idiots (OUAT)Elhoffer Design Part 1 and 2Amanda Palmer's Art of AskingStar Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VI, VII

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

Oscars 2016 Picks!
01:21:59
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:21:59
Oscars 2016 Picks!

Oscar, Oscar! Vote Now!

Listen in to Charee, Margaux, and Hadas discuss their picks for the 2016 Oscars.

We were a bit disappointed with some snubs, we had a hard time with the acting categories, and we learned (again) what sound editing and mixing actually are. (Timestamp breakdown at the bottom of this post!)

For a deeper look at each Best Picture nominee, read Margaux's reviews by clicking here!

We have a group chat on Facebook where we chat about what we've been watching lately and decided to discuss the #OscarsSoWhite issue. Click on to comrom to read the discussion!

Join our live tweet chat on twitter on 2/28/16 at 7PM Eastern. We're @commonroomlive!

Timestamp Breakdown:Best Film Editing 00:02:03Best Cinematography 00:07:34Best Visual Effects 00:11:30Best Production Design 00:13:45Best Costume Design 00:17:06Best Makeup and Hairstyling 00:19:03-Best Foreign Language Film 00:21:38Best Documentary Short Subject (skipped)Best Documentary Feature 00:28:47Best Live Action Short Film (skipped)Best Animated Short Film 00:33:12Best Animated Feature 00:35:54Best Original Song 00:38:09Best Original Score 00:40:39-Best Sound Mixing 00:43:49Best Sound Editing 00:48:10Best Original Screenplay 00:49:43Best Adapted Screenplay 00:52:25Best Supporting Actor 00:54:34Best Supporting Actress 00:59:11Best Actor 01:03:25Best Actress 01:05:30Best Director 01:09:43Best Picture 01:10:48

Folklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYC
01:02:18
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:02:18
Folklore + Myth Meet in 1920s NYC

Surprise! You might have noticed we already did an episode about The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker before. I wanted a do-over and a bit more of an in-depth discussion on the story. #AlltheTales was the perfect time to try again.

A few of the questions we used to form our discussion were lifted straight out of the great online book club, NovelTea Book Club, run by our pal Kristin of My Life as a Tea Cup. Please check this thread out and the book club if you'd like great conversations and book recommendations.

(Related: Kristin was on our episode discussing Amanda Palmer's The Art of Asking!)

Find out more about Golems and Jinnis in pop culture and join our conversation on comrom.co!

 

What Did You Think of The Golem and the Jinni?

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F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

Stories, Design, and Being Yourself with Elhoffer Design (Part 2 of 2)
01:05:59
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:05:59
Stories, Design, and Being Yourself with Elhoffer Design (Part 2 of 2)

We’re continuing our #ALLtheTales event with Catherine Elhoffer of Elhoffer Design! In Part 2 we talk more about stories and what it was like and now is like to be a geek.

Our conversation lasted 3 hours, only half of which was intentionally recorded. So we broke down the 1 hour 45 minute recording into 2 episodes. In part 1, Catherine, Debbie, and Hadas talk inspiration, creativity, design and stories! Listen HERE!

We’d love to hear from you, so leave your thoughts and comments on the post or @comromco on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Where to find our co-hosts!

Debbie – on Common Room or on her site The Geeky Twin!Catherine Elhoffer - on her site Elhoffer Design and on Twitter @elhofferdesign!

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F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

Michael Harle + The Town of Idiots (#OUAT- Once Upon a Time)
01:27:58
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:27:58
Michael Harle + The Town of Idiots (#OUAT- Once Upon a Time)

Long time listeners and readers probably know that this team LOVES Potter (Potterweek is proof). So it was obviously very fun to have Alohomora co-host and vocal wizard Michael Harle join us on an episode.

We told Michael about #AlltheTales. We mentioned our idea for a Once Upon a Time which really sparked some passion from Mr. Harle. :)

(Related: Kat from Alohomora on WWW: Friendship is Magic, our episode about internet communities.)

Listen in as Estee, Hadas, and Michael discuss ABC's fairy tale adaptation soap opera, Once Upon a Time. Some spoilers for seasons 1-5 and for the film Maleficent.

Fun Facts:Michael mentioned two predecessors and the probable influences for Once Upon a Time. Fables, a comic series by Vertigo. A game adaptation of Fables from Tell Tale Games. And The 10th Kingdom which was on NBC. 

Find Michael here:Alohomora, Mugglenet Audiofictions, Twitter

Other titles Estee and I came up with for this ep:Year 1: Michael Harley + the #OUAT DetestYear 2: Michael Harley + the Repetitive CurseYear 3: Michael Harley + the Need for Hair ProductYear 4: Michael Harley + the ...Submit yours!!--

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Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

Stories + Fashion with Elhoffer Design (part 1 of 2)
01:05:59
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:05:59
Stories + Fashion with Elhoffer Design (part 1 of 2)

We’re starting off our #ALLtheTales event with Catherine Elhoffer of Elhoffer Design!

Our conversation lasted 3 hours, only half of which was intentionally recorded. So we broke down the 1 hour 45 minute recording into 2 episodes. In part 1, Catherine, Debbie, and Hadas talk inspiration, creativity, design and stories!

SPOILER ALERTS

Skip this episode if you haven’t seen The Force Awakens.To avoid Game of Thrones book spoilers skip from 53:43 to 1:03:34.

We’d love to hear from you, so leave your thoughts and comments on the post or @comromco on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Where to find our co-hosts!

Debbie – on Common Room or on her site The Geeky Twin!Catherine Elhoffer - on her site Elhoffer Design and on Twitter @elhofferdesign!

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Amanda Palmer's Art of Asking

Special Edition Comic Con

Jurassic World Long and Short

Star Wars Rewatch Ep I, II, III, IV, V, VI

Mad Men Series Chat with Dave from Pop Culture Case Study

 

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion):

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games

F3: Episode 28: Larissa's Picks

F3: Episode 27: #Worklife

F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the Woods

F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite

 

THAT'S NOT HOW THE FORCE WORKS! #TheForceAwakens Podcast
02:19:33
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 02:19:33
THAT'S NOT HOW THE FORCE WORKS! #TheForceAwakens Podcast

Finally! After rewatching all six films, we have seen Star Wars episode VII!! Listen in to our The Force Awakens podcast episode featuring Dave, Fitz, Debbie, and me, the ever-constant interrupter!

This The Force Awakens podcast ep is packed with analysis, comparisons to A New Hope, callbacks to previous films, fun cameos, and our love for Po Dameron.

Want to catch up on our rewatches? Here are the links!Phantom Menace– Did CGI destroy it?Attack of the Clones– Why is the romance unbearable? Is Padme a Strong Female Character?Revenge of the Sith– The second best in the trilogy?A New Hope– As good as we remember?Empire Strikes Back– Is it really the BEST one?Return of the Jedi- The cutest Star Wars?

SPOILER ALERT SPOILER ALERT SPOILER ALERT

We started our episode by discussing what we had known about the film prior to watching. Did you watch the trailers or read up on theories and speculation? Let us know in the comments!

Just like our previous rewatch episodes there will be acting and writing scores and the super fun quote review. Though we were so excited we forgot to do our impressions. Next time! ;)

Where to find our co-hosts!Debbie – right here or on her blog The Geeky Twin!Dave – Pop Culture Case Study and on twitter @pccasestudyFitz- HealertrekBigOT.com and on twitter @buckeyefitzy

There are spoilers from the start of this episode! Check out our comprehensive guide to the characters, comparisons, call backs, and cameos here

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Star Wars The Force Awakens Instant Reactions- WITH SPOILERS
05:23
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 05:23
Star Wars The Force Awakens Instant Reactions- WITH SPOILERS

As my father likes to text me on Pizza Night, IT IS TIME!

Star Wars The Force Awakens arrived. So the Common Roomies and friends of the Common Roomies recorded awesome instant reactions for your listening pleasure.

Want to join us for the next Instant Reaction episode? You definitely should! Here's how we did it and how you can next time we call for your audio!

(FYI, the Chris Revill on this episode was also on our Tig episode! Check out his show Let's Chat with Revill and Friends!!)

 

As mentioned on previous posts, we’ve been watching a few documentaries for our#NonFicNov event. Listen in as we discuss TigGood Hair, and The True Cost.Also for NonFicNov, Sewing 101 and WWW: Friendship is Magic.

 

 

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Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

WWW: Friendship is Magic (Internet Communities)
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2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 44:04
WWW: Friendship is Magic (Internet Communities)

It was the Sunday where everything went wrong. 3 episodes were scheduled with 8 different guests and 6 had to back out at the last minute. It was just my luck that I found the most incredible co-hosts for our episode about Internet communities at the last minute: Kat from Mugglenet.com and Barb from Trendom.co.

Join our conversation on comrom.co:

What is your first memory of the internet?What was your first experience with an internet community?Are most of your friends made IRL (in real life) or online?

As mentioned on previous posts, we’ve been watching a few documentaries for our#NonFicNov event. Listen in as we discuss TigGood Hair, and The True Cost.Also for NonFicNov, Sewing 101!

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Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

Sewing 101 with Annie from The Enantiomer Project! #NonFicNov
01:10:53
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:10:53
Sewing 101 with Annie from The Enantiomer Project! #NonFicNov

Last week we released our episode about Fast Fashion and The True Cost movie. This week we're releasing our episode with Annie from The Enantiomer Project.

Dr. Anne is a real-life scientist and a professor at a fancy university, but not one where there are galas every Friday. Her blog likes to present sewing patterns and projects as scientific experiments. And the results are almost always gorgeous. Annie says any noob can learn how to sew with some practice. Get inspired to make your own clothes on our latest episode! Listen in!

 

Have You Ever Made Your Own Clothes?(Teach Us!!!!)

As mentioned on previous posts, we’ve been watching a few documentaries for our#NonFicNov event. Listen in as we discuss TigGood Hair, and The True Cost.

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Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite  

The True Cost (doc)- This Episode will Make You Feel Guilty
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2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 48:14
The True Cost (doc)- This Episode will Make You Feel Guilty

Where do you shop? Do you know how your clothes were made? Where they were made? Who made them and how they were treated? Why are Forever 21, H&M, and other stores able to sell clothing at such low prices?

The True Cost dives into the subject of Fast Fashion and how harmful it is for us. This documentary was an eye opener and cleverly done so. There is some optimism since we are now informed we can make changes in how we shop, where we shop, and what we support. We strongly recommend viewing The True Cost.

WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT FAST FASHION? TELL US ON COMROM.CO!

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Nappy vs Natural: Chris Rock's Good HairComedy, Cancer, and Children: Tig Notaro's DocumentaryAmanda Palmer's Art of AskingSpecial Edition Comic ConJurassic World Long and ShortStar Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VIMad Men Series Chat with Dave from Pop Culture Case Study

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite  

Natural vs Nappy- Chris Rock's Good Hair Documentary
01:29:34
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:29:34
Natural vs Nappy- Chris Rock's Good Hair Documentary

Let's delve into the beauty scene, specifically the ins and outs of natural hair for NonFicNov.

What's natural hair? It basically means leaving your hair in it's natural state without heavily manipulating it with chemicals, heat, extensions, weaves, or anything else on a regular basis. For many African-American women, natural hair and hair, in general, has been a real sore point for a very long time.

To prepare for our episode, we watched Chris Rock's Good Hair which educates the uninitiated and provides an outsider's view for those in the know.

We will update you on the app's progress! If you'd like to be involved contact Tiffany on LinkedIn!

Tiffany also wants to shine some light on the Carlito's Wish Foundation!

Join our discussion in the comments on comrom.co!

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Comedy, Cancer, and Children: Tig Notaro's DocumentaryAmanda Palmer's Art of AskingSpecial Edition Comic ConJurassic World Long and ShortStar Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VIMad Men Series Chat with Dave from Pop Culture Case Study

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite  

Comedy, Cancer, and Children: Tig Notaro's Documentary
45:14
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 45:14
Comedy, Cancer, and Children: Tig Notaro's Documentary

For NonFicNov, Debbie suggested about 8* Netflix Documentaries to the team and the number one choice was Tig! What better way to see the real side of pop culture, food, fitness, and fashion than to go behind the scenes with documentaries?

You may have heard of Tig Notaro because of her very personal and revolutionary stand up set just a few days after she was diagnosed with cancer. This Netflix special allows Tig, family, and friends to tell the story. Viewers also get to catch up with her after treatment and her burst into broader popularity.

Join us and guest Chris from the Let's Chat with Revill and Friends podcast! Find him on Facebook, Twitter, and his network's site!

Have you heard of Tig Notaro and her story?

Join the Conversation in the Comments!

*Other winners were The True Cost and 20 Feet From Stardom which we watched and podcasted about too.

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Amanda Palmer's Art of AskingSpecial Edition Comic ConJurassic World Long and ShortTopical Dish and Obsessions 2: Food, Fitness, and TVStar Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII, IV, V, VIMad Men Series Chat with Dave from Pop Culture Case Study

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite  

A Female Perspective on Asking for... Anything: Amanda Palmer's The Art of Asking
01:00:21
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:00:21
A Female Perspective on Asking for... Anything: Amanda Palmer's The Art of Asking

When you need to ask for help are you nervous? What about asking for a raise? Why or why not? We discuss Amanda Palmer's The Art of Asking as a book and as it applies to our lives and our approach to asking.

Kristin of My Life as a Teacup joins us for a special NonFicNov episode! She recommended discussing Amanda Palmer's The Art of Asking, a memoir about how to allow your community to help you and more.

 

ARE YOU TYPICALLY ANXIOUS WHEN ASKING FOR HELP, A RAISE, OR SOMETHING ELSE? TELL US YOUR STORY IN THE COMMENTS!!

  

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Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 29: How to Survive the Hunger GamesF3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite  

The Cutest #StarWarsRewatch Ever? Return of the Jedi!
01:05:09
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:05:09
The Cutest #StarWarsRewatch Ever? Return of the Jedi!

Cuteness overload? Here's our Episode VI: RETURN OF THE JEDI #StarWarsRewatch episode.

TOPICS DISCUSSED ON THIS #STARWARSREWATCH EPISODE

Nostalgia: The FinaleWho is the Audience? Kids More Than Adults?Observations After Seeing the Entire SeriesWhy Did Star Wars Become So Popular?Effects and Changes Since ReleaseWriting/Acting ScoresFavorite Quotes

Share Your Thoughts in the Comments!

 

Where to find our co-hosts!Dave – Pop Culture Case Study and on twitter @pccasestudyFitz- HealertrekBigOT.com and on twitter @buckeyefitzy

Catch more of our #StarWarsRewatch episodes:

Phantom Menace- Did CGI destroy it?Attack of the Clones- Why is the romance unbearable? Is Padme a Strong Female Character?Revenge of the Sith- The second best in the trilogy?A New Hope- As good as we remember?Empire Strikes Back- Is it really the BEST one?

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F3 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games with Food, Fitness, and Fashion
52:41
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 52:41
F3 29: How to Survive the Hunger Games with Food, Fitness, and Fashion

We were inspired by our discussions on the Rise of the Dystopian (political and environmental) to try a Dystopian themed F3 episode. The theme was basically How to Survive the Hunger Games with food, fitness, and fashion!

 

How to Survive the Hunger Games with Food:

Katniss Everdeen ate some pretty good meals at the Capitol, so we made a few Hunger Games Inspired Meals for this episode's Customizable Cooking. Listen as Estee teaches Hadas what shortbread cookies are and find out which dish Lindsey's husband said is one of her best ever meals.

 

How to Survive the Hunger Games with Fitness:

We want to be prepared in case the Hunger Games start soon. We would not survive, but now that we got our themed workouts we are going to...last a little while longer. Hey, not everyone can Katniss it up! Thanks to Blogilates and Neila Rey we might just stand a chance to get some sponsors with our Dystopian Survival Workout.

 

How to Survive the Hunger Games with Fashion:

What Would Katniss Wear? We created our own Panem and Capitol-inspired outfits using Polyvore, discuss the pros and cons of flat shoes and high heels, and analyze a few complicated pieces of clothing. How DO you wear that Effie Trinket-esque bra?

HOW WOULD YOU USE F3 TO SURVIVE THE HUNGER GAMES?

 

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The Best Around? Our Empire Strikes Back RewatchViewing A New Hope with a Critical EyeTom Shadyac's I AM- Making the World a Better PlaceIGGPPC Rewatch: Twin Peaks Season 1Special Edition Comic ConJurassic World Long and ShortTopical Dish and Obsessions 2: Food, Fitness, and TVStar Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII (Psychology of a Villain)Mad Men Series Chat with Dave from Pop Culture Case Study

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 25: New Year's!F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite  

The Best Around? Empire Strikes Back Star Wars Rewatch
01:21:54
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:21:54
The Best Around? Empire Strikes Back Star Wars Rewatch

The BEST around apparently. Here's our Star Wars Episode V: EMPIRE STRIKES BACK Rewatch episode.

TOPICS DISCUSSEDNostalgia: The RevealAnalyzing Darth Vader and Palpatine's RolesQuestioning the ActingWhy is this THE Favorite?Effects and Changes Since ReleaseWriting/Acting ScoresFavorite Quotes

Share Your Thoughts in the Comments!

Where to find our co-hosts!Pat – Lindsey’s section on CR, BodySpiritBrainDave – Pop Culture Case Study and on twitter @pccasestudyFitz- HealertrekBigOT.com and on twitter @buckeyefitzy

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Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 25: New Year's!F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite  

Viewing Star Wars's A NEW HOPE with a Critical Eye
01:24:53
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:24:53
Viewing Star Wars's A NEW HOPE with a Critical Eye

The one that started it all! Does it hold up? Debatable. Here's our Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Rewatch episode.

TOPICS DISCUSSEDNostalgia: First Time WatchingAnalyzing Darth VaderQuestioning Mark Hamill's ActingStrong Female Character: Leia EditionEffects and Changes Since ReleaseWriting/Acting ScoresFavorite Quotes

Share Your Thoughts in the Comments!

Where to find our co-hosts!Pat – Lindsey’s section on CR, BodySpiritBrainDave – Pop Culture Case Study and on twitter @pccasestudyFitz- HealertrekBigOT.com and on twitter @buckeyefitzy

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Tom Shadyac's I AM- Making the World a Better PlaceIGGPPC Rewatch: Twin Peaks Season 1Special Edition Comic ConJurassic World Long and ShortTopical Dish and Obsessions 2: Food, Fitness, and TVStar Wars Rewatch Ep IIIIII (Psychology of a Villain)Mad Men Series Chat with Dave from Pop Culture Case Study

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 25: New Year's!F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite  

Tom Shadyac's Documentary I AM, on making the world a better place
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2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 51:48
Tom Shadyac's Documentary I AM, on making the world a better place

For Lindsey's first Culture Club, she chose three options that discuss Body Spirit Brain.

Body: DESERT RUNNERSSpirit: I AMBrain: FOOD, INC.

The winning vote was for Spirit, filmmaker Tom Shadyac's documentary I AM. Pat and Hadas joined Lindsey to discuss having too much stuff, connecting in an internet world, how education could solve all problems, and more!

Join the Conversation by Commenting on comrom.co!

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Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 25: New Year's!F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

 

Iggle Rewatch: Twin Peaks. Love it or Loathe
49:56
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 49:56
Iggle Rewatch: Twin Peaks. Love it or Loathe

We're back with Iggle Rosa aka Camp Counselor Timon, and Lulu who joined us for Freaks and Geeks.

Check out the full post on the IGGPPC site!

The questions changed slightly this time:

00:01:43 First Timers00:06:04 Rewatchers00:09:04 Topical References00:19:58 Nostalgia/Feels00:24:47 Favorite or Least Favorite Characters00:41:14 Favorite Quotes00:58:35 Side Notes

Have you ever watched Twin Peaks? Rosa watched it a few times before and really loves the series while Lulu and I have never watched the show and had mixed feelings. (Lulu HATED it and I'm a bit lukewarm.)

Twin Peaks: Awesome or Awful? Sound off on comrom.co!

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Anakin Skywalker- Psychology of a Villain- Star Wars Revenge of the Sith Rewatch
01:43:46
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:43:46
Anakin Skywalker- Psychology of a Villain- Star Wars Revenge of the Sith Rewatch

The 2nd best movie in the Star Wars franchise? Debatable. Best prequel? Absolutely. Here's our Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Rewatch episode.

TOPICS DISCUSSEDThe Psychology of a VillainDiagnosing Anakin SkywalkerEffective VillainsMain Character of the PrequelsStar Wars FormulaWriting/Acting ScoresFavorite Quotes

Share Your Thoughts in the Comments!

Dave mentioned psychologist Philip Zimbardo, here's more information on his study and a link to the recent film based on it!TED TalkRecent NYT InterviewStanford Experiment Film

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Special Edition Comic ConAttack of the Clones: Star Wars RewatchJurassic World Long and ShortTopical Dish and Obsessions 2: Food, Fitness, and TVPhantom Menace: Star Wars RewatchMad Men Series Chat with Dave from Pop Culture Case Study

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): 

F3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 25: New Year's!F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite 

Potterweek: Dragons, House Elves, and Fan Fiction
37:30
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 37:30
Potterweek: Dragons, House Elves, and Fan Fiction

Lindsey and Mr. Lindsey (Pat) join us to talk about Harry Potter for our last day of Potterweek!

ON THIS EPISODEDragon OpportunitiesMissing Film ElementsFan Fiction FumblesHogwarts Houses

Let us know what you think our ponderings in the comments!

 

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Pre Potterweek Bonuses:Twice Upon a Time: The One with All the ChangesHeading to Hogwarts

PotterVerse: Clever Naming and the Importance of MothersPotterPeeps: Severus SnapeHagrid’s Birthday Cake for HarryLeast Favorite Character: Dumbledore, & Favorite Character: DracoPotterPonderings: Mental HealthCircle TheoryCrackPot TheoriesLessons Learned from Dumbledore, Voldemort, Snape, and JamesPotterHouse: Sorting StoriesSlytherin and ProudCharmBombPotterParks: Potterhead Family TripAshley and Debbie from You Haven't Seen?!PotterPowers: Subtle Cosplay Spell EditionPotterPotpourri: Draygons! Modern Geek ShowPotter CraftsFandom 5 Characters, Felix Felicis Fitness--If you enjoyed this episode, check out our most recent main episodes:

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#Potterweek: Sorting Surprising, Park Problems, and Rapid Fire Potter Fun
51:05
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 51:05
#Potterweek: Sorting Surprising, Park Problems, and Rapid Fire Potter Fun

You may know these ladies from their fantastic podcast YHS, or as Geek Girl Brunch officers (Ashley- NYC represent!), or as writers on the IGGPPC +5 Charisma Blog (Debbie aka Bad Rolf).

IN THIS EPISODESorting Surprises, Disappointments, and AcceptancePotter Park Nostalgia, Fear, and EmotionsRapid Fire and Casual Fire Question TimeGeneral Magical Chat

Answer our Rapid Fire Questions in the comments!

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Potterweek PotterPonderings: What did Harry Potter learn from James Potter, Severus Snape, Albus Dumbledore, and Lord Voldemort?
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Potterweek PotterPonderings: What did Harry Potter learn from James Potter, Severus Snape, Albus Dumbledore, and Lord Voldemort?

We're joined by Steph (Feisty Little Woman/Paper Droids) and Shawna (Hello Quirky) to ponder about what Harry might have learned from Dumbledore, Snape, Voldemort, and James. What lessons do you think he learned?

CHECK OUT OUR GUESTS!!!

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Potterweek: PotterPeeps: Is Severus Snape a Hero?
32:47
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Potterweek: PotterPeeps: Is Severus Snape a Hero?

Spoiler alert: Snape was not what he seemed, but does that mean he was a hero? Lydia, Margaux, and Hadas talk about the Half-Blood Prince himself and try to make sense of what label to give the Potions Master.

What do you think about Severus Snape?

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#Potterweek with The Modern Geek Show: An Attempt
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#Potterweek with The Modern Geek Show: An Attempt

Ooh boy was this a fun ride! Meet Matt and Dan from Wizard World's Con Radio podcast network show The Modern Geek Show. Enjoy Hadas's attempts at completing one sentence without laughing.

Here's the Buzzfeed quiz we took.Let us know your thoughts in the comments. :)

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Special Edition New York Comic Con 2015 with Debbie from You Haven't Seen?!
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Special Edition New York Comic Con 2015 with Debbie from You Haven't Seen?!

Last year the inaugural Special Edition Comic-Con, debuted in NYC taking up a very small part of the Javitz Center. This year they moved the convention to Pier 94 and added a show floor!

Join Hadas and Debbie from the IGGPPC and her podcast You Haven't Seen?! as we discuss the con. Debbie went on both days and Hadas went on Sunday.

Highlights include: meeting Katie Cook and Jill Pantozzi, and the panel called Creating Comics: The Real Stories which featured the two women previously mentioned plus: Marguerite Bennett, Dylan Meconis, Kate Leth, Marjorie Liu, Annie Wu and Becky Cloonan!

A Giveaway is planned for August 2nd! :)

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Star Wars REWATCH Ep II: Attack of the Clones
01:17:10
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:17:10
Star Wars REWATCH Ep II: Attack of the Clones

Ahhh, true love and epic lightsaber fights, right? /groan. Here is our second rewatch episode all about Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones!

We announced on May the 4th that we'd be doing a Star Wars rewatch just in time for the release of The Force Awakens! Our intro music on this episode is by Whiteveil Harpist. Check her out on her site and below on YouTube! Thanks Rosa for letting us use it!  

INTROS & GENERAL FEELINGS: Is AoTC the worst Star Wars film? STRONG FEMALE CHARACTERS (00:12:46): What is a Strong Female Character? EVOLUTION OF THE LIGHTSABER BATTLE (00:35:37): Do you love or hate Yoda v Count Dooku?ACTING/WRITING SCORES (00:51:55): We give the prequels a hard time and it usually comes down to acting vs writing. We try to grade the films on each aspect.FAVORITE QUOTE IMPRESSIONS (00:58:00): Kermit makes a special appearance.

Where to find our co-hosts!Pat - Lindsey's section on CR, BodySpiritBrainDave - Pop Culture Case Study and on twitter @pccasestudyFitz- HealertrekBigOT.com and on twitter @buckeyefitzy

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Jurassic World
01:08:37
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:08:37
Jurassic World

You got our quick bits earlier and here is our full analysis!

Some highlights: Dave is a Mazrani Truther and he will be writing Jurassic Park 7. Charee and Hadas are ready to visit the park NOW!

Spoilers at 32 minutes.

Random Celeb Psychoanalysis at the end and our Summer Movie picks.

Check out War Machine War Horse's ep on JW as well for the origin of DINO ACTION. 

What Did YOU Think of Jurassic World? 

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TDO: GMO-Free Fast Food
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2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 44:19
TDO: GMO-Free Fast Food

Join Lindsey, Pat, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish and Obsessions are now together in their own episode! This time Lindsey and Pat gave us a food and fitness related ep, as only they can.

Some of the things we discussed:

TD: No GMO! TV Show Renewals and Cancellations! MyFitnessPal!O: Essential Oils, Bike Building, and The Body Book!Henry Cavill body envy, World of Warcraft diet, Pizza troubles, and Coconut Oil love.

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Quick Bits: Jurassic World
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Quick Bits: Jurassic World

We're trying something new. As soon as we see a film we're going to try to record our thoughts ASAP and then discuss further in a later episode.

Here are Gabrielle, Dave (from Pop Culture Case Study) and my (Hadas) thoughts on JURASSIC WORLD.

What Did YOU Think of Jurassic World?

 

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Book Con 2015
01:06:47
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:06:47
Book Con 2015

Last year the inaugural BookCon, was in NYC, but I was unable to make it because of holidays. So this year I grabbed a ticket and boy was it worth it!

Join me and Debbie from the IGGPPC and her podcast You Haven't Seen?! as we discuss the con. Debbie went on Saturday and I went on Sunday so we swapped notes.

My highlights besides the panel and all the free books, was finding out that the show Astronaut Wives Club is a book too! Can't wait for that show to come out!

For links to the recordings please visit username HadasCR on Soundcloud.

Jason Segel and Lev Grossman+ The Big Bad Theory: Tropes and Archetypes of Evil in Science Fiction and Fantasy with Charlie Jane Anders, David Wellington, Ilana Myer, Michael Buckley, and Scott Westerfeld.

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Ep I: Phantom Menace (Star Wars Complete Rewatch)
01:23:45
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:23:45
Ep I: Phantom Menace (Star Wars Complete Rewatch)

Full of excitement and a bit snootiness, here is our first rewatch episode all about Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace!

It's finally here! We announced on May the 4th that we'd be doing a Star Wars rewatch just in time for our release of The Force Awakens!

REWATCH ORDER (00:01:47): When you rewatch, or when you want to show the series to a noob what order do you choose and why? We discuss the pros and cons and the appropriate audiences for each trilogy.CGI in the PREQUELS (00:12:41): Did the CGI make or break the prequels? Is the CGI to blame for Jar Jar. Furthermore, what's up with the...RACIAL STEREOTYPES (00:21:45) Is it a conscious decision or is that just what latent racism is? Watto is stereotypically negatively Jewish while the Gungans are negative portrayals of island nations and the Trade Federation is a mix of pigeon speech. Are we racist for noticing or are the creators racist for not noticing?POLITICS, PLACES, CASTING (00:36:29): Borrrrring? Is this a kid's film or not? Where does the politics come from? Solely to establish Palpatine's story? We also discuss Naboo, Tatooine, Coruscant and the fantastic cast with less than fantastic output. Also, all the stuff we think Lucas did wrong.ACTING/WRITING SCORES (01:13:53): We give the prequels a hard time and it usually comes down to acting vs writing. We try to grade the films on each aspect.FAVORITE QUOTE IMPRESSIONS (01:16:36): Ooooh boy, weesa in for some funs!

Links Mentioned:Racism and Ethnic Stereotypes

Where to find our co-hosts!Pat - Lindsey's section on CR, BodySpiritBrainDave - Pop Culture Case Study and on twitter @pccasestudyFitz- HealertrekBigOT.com and on twitter @buckeyefitzy

All photos are grabbed from StarWars.com!

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Once Upon a Time Season 4 Finale Recap
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Once Upon a Time Season 4 Finale Recap

We love live tweeting our favorite shows on @commonroomlive. This season of Once Upon a Time was split into Frozen and the Queens of Darkness storylines. Join Hadas and Estee in our Common Room for this special bonus ep!

We recap the season finale and discuss our favorite characters from this season. Let us know your thoughts in the comments!

Love Zelena? What about the Snow Queen? Wish we had more time with the Queens of Darkness? WHO is Lily's Puff Daddy?

WHAT DID YOU THINK OF THE ONCE UPON A TIME SEASON 4 FINALE?

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Mad Men Series Chat
01:21:52
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Mad Men Series Chat

It's a JUMBO Ep! 

Dave aka Pop Culture Case Study and I chatted about the Mad Men series finale and the series as a whole in this special bonus episode!

I also wrote about the series finale of Mad Men on the IGGPPC and mentioned some of my favorite quotes. There are quite a few more I had to add in the site post. Thanks to Dave, fellow live tweeter pal NikkiSumsy from the IGGPPC, and more friends for brainstorming with me and suggesting about half of these!

Here's the James Meek's article, The Shock of the Pretty, I mentioned reading. It speaks about the juxtaposition between the beauty of the production value of Mad Men and the grittiness of its storylines.

Did you enjoy the season finale? Did our main characters get closure or was it left relatively open? Let us know in the comments!

WHAT DID YOU THINK OF THE MAD MEN SERIES FINALE?

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BONUS EP: Gotham Season 1 Recap
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BONUS EP: Gotham Season 1 Recap

You know we love live tweeting our favorite shows on @commonroomlive! Estee and her bud Christine discuss Gotham's first season on this special bonus ep! There will be spoilers for the entire season!

Are you: A Barbara fan? Sad *spoiler* is leaving the show? Excited to meet new characters from the Batman universe?

Check out the Trading Cards we had fun making for our live tweets and on Instagram! 

What Did YOU Think of Gotham's First Season?

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BONUS Ep: Avengers: Age of Ultron Review
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BONUS Ep: Avengers: Age of Ultron Review

SURPRISE! Charee, Dave (from Pop Culture Case Study), and I decided to chat about Avengers: Age of Ultron as we all saw it on opening night and had lots of opinions.

What did you think of the movie? Was it too funny? Had any problems with Black Widow's plots? Are you sad to see some members go? Which Avenger would you be?

Spoilers start at 25:38!

Videos Mentioned:

Black Widow: Age of Me, Marvel, We Know GirlsSNL's Black Widow Movie Trailerhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_5KgpN38hMAvengers: Age of Ultron European Press Conferencehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zwg5ND8v24Jeremy Renner's Hawkeye Song on Jimmy Fallonhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQ27iS1mkuo

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Ep 36: Rise of the Environmental Dystopian
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Ep 36: Rise of the Environmental Dystopian

Join Lydia, Hadas, and Kendall aka Distracted Blogger in our Common Room as we talk about the Rise of the Dystopian genre. This time, we'll be focusing on what we call Environmental Dystopian and its popularity.

Why are there so many dystopian movies and books shoved in our faces in the last five years? We discuss the difference between Political and Environmental, what effect they might have on minimalism in general and our feelings towards sustainability efforts.

Topical Dish and Obsessions (TDO) are now on their own special mini eps.

Ep 35: Rise of the POLITICAL Dystopian can be heard HERE.

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STAR WARS REWATCH TEASER!
02:46
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 02:46
STAR WARS REWATCH TEASER!

Star Wars Episode VII is coming out at the end of the year and we want to prepare accordingly so we're doing a rewatch of each film and releasing the podcast episodes on the first of each month starting in June!

In addition to the Common Roomies we have three friends joining us:

Dave, at Pop Culture Case Study and @pccasestudy

Fitz, at healertrek.blogspot.combigtenOT.com, and @buckeyefitzy

and Pat, at... nowhere on the interwebs, but he encourages you to check out his wife Lindsey's section, BodySpiritBrain!

So check out the teaser and drop us a line if you want to hear something specific on future Star Wars Rewatch episodes!

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Ep 35: Rise of the POLITICAL Dystopian
40:24
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 40:24
Ep 35: Rise of the POLITICAL Dystopian

Join Lydia, Hadas, and Kendall aka Distracted Blogger in our Common Room as we talk about the Rise of the Dystopian genre. This time, we'll be focusing on what we call Political Dystopian and its popularity.

Why are there so many dystopian movies and books shoved in our faces in the last five years? We discuss the difference between Political and Environmental, why they might be relatable at this time, and come up with a random theory about Sharknado.

Slight Spoilers of The Hunger Games and Divergent series from 13:24 to 14:30.

Topical Dish and Obsessions (TDO) are now on their own special mini eps.

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The Environmental episode will be released later this week.

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NEW! TDO Mini Episodes (Topical Dish and Obsessions)
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NEW! TDO Mini Episodes (Topical Dish and Obsessions)

Topical Dish (Entertainment News) and Obsessions are now on their own mini episodes!

Join Kendall aka Distracted Blogger, Lydia, and Hadas in our Common Room for TDO Episode 1!

TOPICAL DISH

KendallUnbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Lydia: Short Stories, specifically Shadows Over Baker Street

Hadas: The Golem and the Jinni

Share What's on YOUR Topical Dish in the Comments!

OBSESSIONS

Kendall: I am obsessed with the Starbucks Birthday Cake Frap! They offered it as a limited release to celebrate the frappuccino's 20th anniversary. Be aware, it's like 500% sugar.

Lydia: I am obsessed with the Dragon Age novels right now. I am currently reading The Stolen Throne and I'm enjoying all the prequel goodness.

Hadas: Fresh Off the Boat: As an immigrant and a general lover of nostalgia, this show is right up my alley. I'm so glad I caught it when a good amount of eps were already on ABC.com and I could get a good fix.

Share YOUR Obsessionsin the Comments!!

 

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IGGPPC Rewatch: Freaks and Geeks
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IGGPPC Rewatch: Freaks and Geeks

We're back with Iggles Steena and Rosa to watch Freaks and Geeks. My friend Lulu joined us as soon as she heard what we were watching. She's a huge F&G fan and fun fact, she also helped come up with the name for our F3 Food segment, Customizable Cooking!

Check out the full post on the IGGPPC site. Next month we'll be rewatching the first season of Twin Peaks!

The questions changed slightly this time:

00:00:50 First Timers, What Do You Expect from the Show?00:03:07 Rewatchers, What Surprised You on Rewatch?00:09:21 Were There Any Topical References You Didn't Get?00:11:41 Which Group Did You Identify with Most? Freaks, Geeks, Parents, or Adults?00:23:12 Favorite Quotes00:34:12 Favorite or Least Favorite Characters00:50:59 Favorite Episodes00:58:35 Side Notes

Have you ever watched Freaks and Geeks? Lulu and Rosa have watched a few times before and really enjoy the series while Steena and I have never watched the show.

Some issues that came up:-Full House on crack comparisons.-Mr. Rosso: cool or creepy?-Lindsay- smart, stupid, or selfish?-Steena dated Nick Andopolis- creepy.-Ben Stiller, Rashida Jones, Shia Lebouf, Alexander Gould, Lizzy Caplan and more great cameos and first appearances.-Bill Haverchuck is the best!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_xHncPZWoc&list=WL&index=12

 

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Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion):

F3: Episode 28: Larissa's PicksF3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 25: New Year's!F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite

F3 (food, fitness, fashion): Larissa's Picks
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F3 (food, fitness, fashion): Larissa's Picks

Join Larissa, Lindsey, and Hadas in our Common Room!

For this week's F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) episode, Larissa curated with her picks!

Customizable Cooking: Chili Con Carne- C3 is easily customizable and has great leftover quality!

Fitness Challenge: Zumba- Do you prefer to dance in public or would you rather do your Zumba at home?

Beauty Bits: Commercial Gains- Ever seen a commercial, print ad, or a YouTuber talking about a beauty product and felt compelled to purchase it? Larissa asked us to pick our favorite successful buys based on advertisements.

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Ep 34: Second Hand Gaming, Watching Streams of Dragon Age Inquisition
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Ep 34: Second Hand Gaming, Watching Streams of Dragon Age Inquisition

Join Larissa and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: Emma Watson, Prince Harry, and Star WarsRecent entertainment news reported that... Harry Potter became a prince, married Hermione and starred in the popular Muggle space opera Star Wars Ep IV.

Main Discussion: For Larissa's first ever Culture Club episode she recommended we discuss RPG (role playing game) Video Games by watching tutorials, walkthroughs, or prerecorded streams on YouTube. Check here for more info and listen to our conversation!

Obsessions: The Great British Sewing Bee and 90s MoviesThrowbacks! Larissa is OBSESSED with yet another British reality show and Hadas misses her old VHS tapes.

Time Stamps:Topical Dish: 00:01:16Main Discussion: 00:05:00Obsessions: 00:49:03

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F3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 25: New Year's!F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite

 

Ep 33: Breaking into Comics with Michael Sarrao
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Ep 33: Breaking into Comics with Michael Sarrao

Join Kendall, Hadas, and special guest Michael Sarrao in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: Daredevil, Harper Lee, and Star WarsRecent entertainment news reported that Ben Affleck will be in Harper Lee's standalone Star Wars film. You heard it here first!

Main Discussion: Breaking into Comics with Michael SarraoFriend of the show Michael Sarrao joins us to discuss what goes into creating your own comic book with completely original characters. How do you assemble your team and once you complete your product, how do you get it to the masses? Join us as we chat about all sorts of geekery and fun.

Check out Unmasked!

Obsessions: The Blacklist, Station Eleven, and Newsletters.Michael was all about binge-watching, Kendall couldn't put down a dystopian novel, and Hadas cannot stop reading her newsletters.

Time Stamps:Topical Dish: 1:06Main Discussion: 9:48Common Room Questions: 1:07:21Obsessions: 1:15:31

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F3: Episode 27: #WorklifeF3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 25: New Year's!F3: Episode 23: 2/3 Yemenite

F3 (food, fitness, fashion) Ep 27: #WORKLIFE
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F3 (food, fitness, fashion) Ep 27: #WORKLIFE

Join Lindsey and Hadas in our Common Room!

For this week's F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) episode, we chose a theme about Work Life. Or #WorkLife XD

Customizable Cooking: Healthy Hearty Breakfast To Go- You need to get energized before work! So what do you eat for breakfast? We tried to make our most energizing and healthy breakfasts from scratch...kind of.

Fitness Challenge: Work Moves- Get Up Off of that Chair! Move until you feel betta! Here are our tips for staying active while on the job.

Fashion Challenge: Work Wear Dos and Don'ts- To wear colors or not? Heels or flats? Flowery printed dresses or muted sleek silhouettes? We discuss our experiences and thoughts on dress codes.

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F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 25: New Year's!F3: Episode 23: 2/3 YemeniteF3: Episode 22: Thrifty Fun!

OSCARS OSCAR! 2015 Academy Awards Special Bonus Episode!
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OSCARS OSCAR! 2015 Academy Awards Special Bonus Episode!

Join Margaux, Gabrielle, and Hadas in our Common Room for a very special episode discussing the 2015 Academy Awards nominations! Featuring: The Grand Budapest Hotel LOVE, Meryl Streep nomination HATE, Nightcrawler DISAPPOINTMENT and much much more passionate chat.

Oscar Oscar! All of Margaux's reviews can be found here!

Join our ballot here!

Category Time Stamps:Best Visual Effects 00:57Best Sound Mixing 04:33Best Sound Editing 08:14Best Live Action Short Film 10:12Best Animated Short Film 11:08Best Production Design 12:13Best Original Song 14:44Best Original Score 18:44Best Makeup and Hairstyling 22:42Best Foreign Language Film 25:28Best Film Editing 29:44Best Documentary Short Subject 32:04Best Documentary Feature 34:38Best Costume Design 38:22Best Cinematography 39:57Best Original Screenplay 42:59Best Adapted Screenplay 50:20Best Animated Feature 54:37Best Supporting Actress 57:36Best Supporting Actor 1:01:45Best Actress 1:07:22Best Actor 1:12:25Best Director 1:20:29Best Picture 1:22:09

Let's Talk OSCARS in the Comments or on Sunday, February 22nd on @COMMONROOMLIVE!

Ep 32: Shrek: Screen to Stage
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Ep 32: Shrek: Screen to Stage

Join Margaux, Estee, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: TV Talk: Livetweeting, In the Flesh, and Parenthood

Main Discussion: Shrek: Screen to Stage

Margaux's very first Culture Club combined her two loves: the stage and the screen! We discuss the adaptation of an animated film into a live action Broadway musical!

Watch Shrek: The Musical on Amazon or Netflix!

Obsessions: Herbal Teas, Alan Turing history, and Morning TV

Time Stamps:Topical Dish: 00:06:07Main Discussion: 00:13:03Obsessions: 00:49:10

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Into the WoodsWINE (and the SOMM documentary)Stephen King's Needful ThingsSpecial IGGLE Ep: Roswell Rewatch: Season 2Sound in FilmmakingSpecial Ep: Psychological Diagnoses of TV Characters

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F3: Episode 26: Fairy Tales/Into the WoodsF3: Episode 25: New Year's!F3: Episode 23: 2/3 YemeniteF3: Episode 22: Thrifty Fun!

F3 (food, fitness, fashion) Ep 26: Fairy Tale/Into the Woods
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F3 (food, fitness, fashion) Ep 26: Fairy Tale/Into the Woods

Join Estee, Lindsey, and Hadas in our Common Room!

For this week's F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) episode, we chose a Fairy Tale theme in honor of Into the Woods!

Customizable Cooking: Be Our Guest Meal- What can you make out of Cinderella's Carriage, Jack's Magic Beans, The Baker's Bread, Rapunzel's Hair, and Red Riding Hood's Cake for Grandmother?

Fitness Challenge: Disney Princess Workout Part 1 and Part 2- Fellow Royals, working out is not something you can send your inferiors to do. Flex with us!

Fashion Challenge: What We Would Wear to Cinderella's Ball- Imagine you were invited to the ball of a lifetime. What would you wear? We went all out!

 

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F3: Episode 25: New Year's!F3: Episode 24: New Mexico!F3: Episode 23: 2/3 YemeniteF3: Episode 22: Thrifty Fun!F3: Episode 21: Indian Theme!F3: Episode 20: Cindy's Picks 

Ep 31: Into the Woods
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Ep 31: Into the Woods

Join Margaux and Hadas in our Common Room!

Our images for this episode were created by Michelle. Like her on Facebook!

Topical Dish: Charlie Hebdo, The Interview, Golden Globes, and BAFTAs.

Main Discussion: Into the Woods.

Margaux is a HUGE fan of the stage version; it's actually her favorite Sondheim musical. Find out if her expectations were met.

What did you think of the movie?Was the singing on par with the theater version?

Obsessions: Galavant and Labrinth

Time Stamps:Topical Dish: 00:01:11Main Discussion: 00:23:27Obsessions: 00:46:04

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WINE (and the SOMM documentary)Stephen King's Needful ThingsSpecial IGGLE Ep: Roswell Rewatch: Season 2Interstellar BonusSci Fi Film RenaissanceSound in FilmmakingSpecial Ep: Psychological Diagnoses of TV CharactersPuella Magi Madoka Magica

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion):

F3: Episode 25: New Year's!F3: Episode 24: New Mexico!F3: Episode 23: 2/3 YemeniteF3: Episode 22: Thrifty Fun!F3: Episode 21: Indian Theme!F3: Episode 20: Cindy's Picks 

Ep 30: WINE with Special Guest Pat
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Ep 30: WINE with Special Guest Pat

Join Estee, Lindsey, and Hadas in our Common Room with special guest Pat, our sometimes graphic designer and always husband of Lindsey.

Topical Dish: The Interview, Reading, Resolutions, and TV.

Main Discussion: WINE! Pat has been telling Hadas to have a wine episode for close to a year and now his wish finally came true. We talk about the documentary SOMM and general wine or alcohol anecdotes. Let us know if you have any good stories in the comments!

Obsessions: Longboarding, Tea, Games and YouTube.See Pat's GoPro fall and Daniele Rizzo's interviews in the Obsessions link above.

Post by Common Room.

Time Stamps:Topical Dish: 00:03:56Main Discussion: 00:15:41Obsessions: 01:10:27

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F3: Episode 25: New Year's!F3: Episode 24: New Mexico!F3: Episode 23: 2/3 YemeniteF3: Episode 22: Thrifty Fun!F3: Episode 21: Indian Theme!F3: Episode 20: Cindy's Picks 

F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) Ep 25: New Years
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F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) Ep 25: New Years

Join Estee, Cindy, and Hadas in our Common Room!

For this week's F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) episode, Estee chose a New Year's theme!

Customizable Cooking: Homemade Cocktails

- Three ladies, three very different twists on classic drinks!

Fitness Challenge: Low Impact Quiet Cardio

- If it's been a long night out and you just need to work off that hangover this is the workout for you.

Fashion Challenge: Perfect Party Outfit

- We tried our hand at creating out best cocktail party outfits using Polyvore!

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Stephen King's Needful ThingsSpecial IGGLE Ep: Roswell Rewatch: Season 2Interstellar BonusSci Fi Film RenaissanceSound in FilmmakingSpecial Ep: Psychological Diagnoses of TV CharactersPuella Magi Madoka MagicaStarting a Band/Making Music

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion):

F3: Episode 24: New Mexico!F3: Episode 23: 2/3 YemeniteF3: Episode 22: Thrifty Fun!F3: Episode 21: Indian Theme!F3: Episode 20: Cindy's Picks

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Ep 29: Needful Things by Stephen King
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Ep 29: Needful Things by Stephen King

Join Cindy, Estee, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: Pretty Little Liars, Jane the Virgin, House of DVF, & the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show!

Main Discussion: For Estee's first Culture Club we discussed Stephen King's Needful Things.Could this story take place nowadays? Who or what do we think Leland Gaunt is? Why were certain characters able to break the spell? What would our Needful Things be?

Obsessions: New York Magazine's The Cut, Turtlenecks, and Socks!Cindy misses NYC, Hadas' memory fails her, and Estee leads a Dobby-approved discussion!

Time Stamps:Topical Dish: 00:02:12Main Discussion: 00:14:19Obsessions: 00:59:18

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Special #IGGLE Episode: Roswell Season 2
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Special #IGGLE Episode: Roswell Season 2

Ever thought of rewatching a show you loved when you were a young teenager? Well, I did and it is so... interesting. Check out our season 1 episode and the original IGGPPC post.Enjoy this audio version of the 5+ Charisma blog featuring Rosa and I chatting about all sorts of things from absentee parents to Katherine Heigl Spoiler Alerts and Brendan Fehr's Blog!

Have you seen Roswell? Rewatch with us and comment on comrom.co!

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If you enjoyed this episode, check out our most recent main episodes:

Interstellar BonusSci Fi Film RenaissanceSound in FilmmakingSpecial Ep: Psychological Diagnoses of TV CharactersPuella Magi Madoka MagicaStarting a Band/Making Music

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion):

 

F3: Episode 24: New Mexico!F3: Episode 23: 2/3 YemeniteF3: Episode 22: Thrifty Fun!F3: Episode 21: Indian Theme!F3: Episode 20: Cindy's Picks

Bonus Ep: Interstellar Rant/Review/Rambling
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Bonus Ep: Interstellar Rant/Review/Rambling

Join Vanessa, Special Guest Dave, and Hadas in our Common Room for a bonus rant episode!No structure, just a 30+ minute collection of thoughts.

 

If you enjoyed this episode, check out our most recent main episodes:

Sci Fi Film RenaissanceSound in FilmmakingSpecial Ep: Psychological Diagnoses of TV CharactersPuella Magi Madoka MagicaStarting a Band/Making MusicJhumpa Lahiri

Or more F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion):

F3: Episode 24: New Mexico!F3: Episode 23: 2/3 YemeniteF3: Episode 22: Thrifty Fun!F3: Episode 21: Indian Theme!F3: Episode 20: Cindy's Picks

 

Check out Margaux's review of Interstellar on the site

"Christopher Nolan is a master in the art of making visually stunning movies of huge proportions, and his newest film, Interstellar, is no exception. In this epic space tale, we follow Matthew McConaughey's character Cooper as he searches for a new world to save the earth's population. I’m going to be honest, after I saw the movie, I couldn’t - and I still somewhat can’t - say if I enjoyed it or not.

Read More!" 

F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) Episode 24: New Mexico Theme
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F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) Episode 24: New Mexico Theme

Join Charee, Vanessa, and Hadas in our Common Room!

For this week's F3, Charee chose a New Mexico theme!

Customizable Cooking: Green Chile Challenge

- Charee challenged us to use green chile however we want! We made stew, rice and beans, and dip!

Fitness Challenge: Flamenco!

- We had so much fun dancing to the Flamenco beat!

Fashion Challenge: New Mexico

- We tried to emulate the essence of New Mexico using pop culture, the state flag, and our imaginations!

 If you enjoyed this episode, check out our most recent main episodes:

Sci Fi Film RenaissanceSound in FilmmakingSpecial Ep: Psychological Diagnoses of TV CharactersPuella Magi Madoka MagicaStarting a Band/Making MusicJhumpa Lahiri

Or more F3:

F3: Episode 23: 2/3 YemeniteF3: Episode 22: Thrifty Fun!F3: Episode 21: Indian Theme!F3: Episode 20: Cindy's PicksF3: Episode 19: End of Summer

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Ep 28: Sci Fi Film Renaissance
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Ep 28: Sci Fi Film Renaissance

Join Cindy, Vanessa, Special Guest Dave, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: Black Friday, TV Development Poaching from Movies, ESA Lands on a Comet, & Michelle MacLaren to Direct Wonder Woman

Main Discussion: Is there a renaissance? What topics do we focus on now in film? What might be the reason behind the lack of major awards for Sci Fi films? For Sci Fi Month, Dave suggested we discuss the recent Sci Fi Film Renaissance. Dave provided a master list which we tweaked and then voted on to narrow down to 9 films plus Interstellar.

Obsessions: Gossip Girl, Google Express, & Nick Jonas

Follow Dave here: Healer TrekCurrent GeekTalking10.com, & This Week in Trek!

Check out Margaux' review of Interstellar here.

Time Stamps:

Topical Dish: 00:02:25Main Discussion: 00:12:34Obsessions: 01:13:18

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Our Master List of Recent Sci Fi FilmsRECENT NEW

GravityLucyInterstellarHerAvatar (2009)TranscendenceSource Code (2011)Moon (2009)Elysium (2013)Looper (2012)Inception (2010)

RECENT ADAPTATIONS

Edge of TomorrowGuardians of the GalaxySnowpiercerOblivionEnder’s Game (2013)Limitless (2011)

RETURNING ADAPTATIONS

Star TrekStar WarsGodzillaPacific RimPlanet of the ApesHunger GamesTerminator (1984, 1991, 2003, 2009)Total Recall (1990, 2012)

RELATIVELY RECENT

District 9 (2009)WALL-E (2008)I, Robot (2004)Sunshine (2007)Riddick (2000, 2004, 2013)Prometheus (2012)

Ep 27: Sound in Filmmaking
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Ep 27: Sound in Filmmaking

Join Charee and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: WAR (Star Wars and Warcraft)

Main Discussion: For Charee's first Culture Club we discussed sound in film.

Obsessions: Gel Manicures and PicMonkey!

Time Stamps:

iTunes Reviews/Comments: 00:02:32Topical Dish: 00:06:36Main Discussion: 00:10:36Obsessions: 00:54:14

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Special Ep: Psychological Diagnoses of TV CharactersPuella Magi Madoka MagicaStarting a Band/Making MusicJhumpa LahiriShakespeare and YABonus: The Leftovers Season 1

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F3: Episode 23: 2/3 YemeniteF3: Episode 22: Thrifty Fun!F3: Episode 21: Indian Theme!F3: Episode 20: Cindy's PicksF3: Episode 19: End of Summer

Special Guest Ep: Psychological Diagnoses of TV Characters
01:35:04
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:35:04
Special Guest Ep: Psychological Diagnoses of TV Characters

Join Estee, Hadas, and Special Guest Dave from Pop Culture Case Study in our Common Room!

Main Discussion: Psychological Diagnoses of TV Characters

What would happen if  your favorite tv characters saw a therapist? What would their diagnoses be? Do they have disorders or just some bad habits?

Our friend Dave from Pop Culture Case Study chats with us (read: tolerates Hadas' many interruptions) and diagnoses some of our favorite tv characters with a probable diagnosis and a crackpot theory.

Regina Mills (Once Upon a Time) and Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock)- Estee's choices, Saul Berenson (Homeland)- Cindy's choice, Schmidt (New Girl) - Jess' choice, Joffrey Baratheon (Game of Thrones)- Charee's choice, and Donna Meagle (Parks and Recreation)- Dave's choice

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F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) Ep 23: 2/3 Yemenite
21:36
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F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) Ep 23: 2/3 Yemenite

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For this week's F3, Hadas chose a Yemenite them... well a 2/3 Yemenite theme.

Customizable Cooking: Kubaneh, Yemenite Bread

- It's oily carby goodness. Get to know a Yemenite staple.

Fitness Challenge: Yemenite Step Dances: Tsaad Temani and Da'asa

- Get these moves down and you'll be ready for the next Yemenite Henna party.

Fashion Challenge: Anime Subtle Cosplay

- Speed Racer, Pokemon, and Madoka, with a special Smosh interlude. 

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Ep 25: Puella Magi Madoka Magica
58:59
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 58:59
Ep 25: Puella Magi Madoka Magica

Join Charee, Estee, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: A Husband, a Host, and Halloween

Main Discussion: Puella Magi Madoka Magica

For Hadas' second Culture Club we discussed the magical girl anime Madoka! Don't let the cuteness fool you, this show is dark!

Obsessions: TV, Art, and Apps

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Bonus Episode: Roswell Season 1 Rewatch
51:24
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 51:24
Bonus Episode: Roswell Season 1 Rewatch

You know how we talk about IGGPPC or Iggles or International Geek Girl Pen Pals Club?

Check out this special episode featuring Steena and Shellie, fellow Iggles, who decided to rewatch Roswell with me (Hadas)!

The main post is here on the Iggle site.

Enjoy this audio version of the 5+ Charisma blog or Howie Dorough from the Backstreet Boys will judge you!

Disclaimer: Sorry for some weird audio problems. We'll fix it when we record for season 2!

 

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F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) Ep 22: Thrifty n Fun
48:38
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 48:38
F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion) Ep 22: Thrifty n Fun

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Customizable Cooking: Three Ingredient Meals!

- We made three meals and dessert using 3 ingredients for each recipe!

Fitness Challenge: Hula Hoop

-Thanks to a listener suggestion we decided to do a Hula Hoop challenge. This was not as easy as we anticipated!

Beauty Bits: Cheap Tricks

- We share our cheap beauty tricks. Who knew there were so many uses for Coconut oil?

 

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Ep 24: Starting a Band/Making Music
01:14:20
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 01:14:20
Ep 24: Starting a Band/Making Music

Join Estee, Larissa, Special Guest Luke, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: Reality Shows, Games, and Zombies

Main Discussion:

What's it like to start a band? How do even begin making music? We got the scoop from our very own Larissa and her live bandmate Luke!

Facebook: SNOWDROP   EASY ON THE AMOEBA

BandCamps: SNOWDROP EASY ON THE AMOEBA

 

Obsessions: Music Cereal and Crafting

Time Stamps:

iTunes Reviews: 00:00:44Topical Dish: 00:01:21Main Discussion: 00:8:34Obsessions: 01:07:29

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Links Mentioned:

Howler- bandChildhood- bandBiffy Claro- Many of HorrorsLarissa's coverJelly BricksTwo Door Cinema Club Tourist HistoryQueen's Greatest HitsMy Bloody ValentineThe Toadies

 

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F3 (food, fitness, fashion) Episode 21: Indian Theme
26:57
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 26:57
F3 (food, fitness, fashion) Episode 21: Indian Theme

Join Lindsey, Vanessa, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Customizable Cooking: Aloo Gobi

- Take cabbage or cauliflower add potatoes plus some delicious spices and you'll get one great dish!

Fitness Challenge: Bhangra Dance

-We are definitely Good Indian Girls now and are ready for the next party!

Fashion Challenge: Incorporating Traditional Indian Fashion

- We wish we could wear beautiful saris, so we took the traditional styles and made them our own!

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F3 (food, fitness, fashion): Episode 20
38:05
2017-09-22 21:36:25 UTC 38:05
F3 (food, fitness, fashion): Episode 20

Join Cindy, Estee, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Customizable Cooking: Sweet and Sour Chicken

- Clumps, Goop, Gelatinous, Viscous- some words we used when describing this recipe.

Fitness Challenge: PlyoJam!

-Seems fun, but we really wanted longer tutorial type videos!

Fashion Challenge: Personal Fashion Secrets

- We dish on our personal tips and tricks that upgrade our outfits! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ep 22: Shakespeare and YA
01:21:36
2017-09-22 21:36:26 UTC 01:21:36
Ep 22: Shakespeare and YA

Join Cindy, Gabrielle, Margaux, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: Doctor Who, Film Festivals, and Joan Rivers

Main Discussion: Shakespeare Plays and their YA Adaptations

 

Links Mentioned:

Wikipedia :)

Obsessions: Throwback TV and Pride Movie

Time Stamps:

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BONUS: The Leftovers Season 1
01:09:14
2017-09-22 21:36:26 UTC 01:09:14
BONUS: The Leftovers Season 1

Post Live Tweet*, both the East Coast and the West Coast want to talk about The Leftovers!

East Coast:

Vanessa and Hadas discuss The Leftovers as a tv show.

West Coast: Time Stamp: 32:37

Cindy and Hadas discuss The Leftovers' religious themes.

We usually don't talk about religion heavily on Common Room, but as Cindy wrote her thesis on Evangelicals and their portrayal in pop culture, the topic fit very well for a dissection of The Leftovers.

 

 

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F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): Episode 19: End of Summer
46:46
2017-09-22 21:36:26 UTC 46:46
F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): Episode 19: End of Summer

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Customizable Cooking: Vegan Homemade Ice Cream

- We learned that the success of this recipe depends on whether you like bananas or not.

Fitness Challenge: Wonderful Walking Challenge

-It's beautiful outside, so we went there and walked our ice cream off!

Fashion Challenge: Fall Wardrobe Budget Challenge

- From money to man hot and girl hot, to singing in public, oh boy, did this conversation go places!

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Ep 21: The Giver (Book to Film)
01:11:28
2017-09-22 21:36:26 UTC 01:11:28
Ep 21: The Giver (Book to Film)

Join CindyVanessa, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: ALS, True Blood, & Taylor Swift

Main Discussion: The Giver

Links Mentioned:

Lois Lowry NY Times Interview 

Obsessions: Documentaries, Pet Apps, & Games

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F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): Episode 18: SPACE
23:19
2017-09-22 21:36:26 UTC 23:19
F3 (Food, Fitness, Fashion): Episode 18: SPACE

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Customizable Cooking: Presentation Challenge

- Our Aliens and Moonman didn't come out as planned, but Vanessa's got us covered with some real energy bars.

Fitness Challenge: Small SPACE

-JUMP AROUND, part 2!

Fashion Challenge: Space Subtle Cosplay 

- Judy Jetson, Groot, and Gamora, oh my!Groot the World of Warcraft Druid (featuring Rocket Raccoon)

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Ep 20: Guardians of the Galaxy
01:00:04
2017-09-22 21:36:26 UTC 01:00:04
Ep 20: Guardians of the Galaxy

Join Charee, Margaux, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: Games, Awards, TV, & Robin Williams

Main Discussion: Guardians of the Galaxy 

Links Mentioned:

Robin Williams on Whose LineBaby Groot Dancing& Daniel Rizzo Interviewing the Cast of Guardians of the Galaxy videos embedded on the siteFridgingDancing Groot Figure

We realized after recording that we didn't discuss another hot topic about Gamora, when Drax called her a whore. We chatted over FB messages and here is a summary of our POVs:Margaux:Is it in the prison cell? Because I think, and I've read something that goes with my opinion, that people call Gamora the Green Whore. We know that those people are angry at her and are using any kinds of insults to get to her. I think Drax is just following that movement of people calling her that, without really understanding the meaning behind it. ALSO, whore can also describe a venal or unscrupulous person (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whore) or, you know, someone seeking the immoral, but here it would describe murderer maybe. I don't know, I don't think it's meant in a bad way, I mean in the movie it's meant to hurt her, considering the environment and the poor choices of insults, but I believe that it's more to describe her as immoral and a murderer (please don't kill me haha). Also, Drax takes everything literally, that third definition would be the one used, I thinkHadas:Many people say, they could have chosen a word that doesn't usually connotate sexual behavior. I guess I agree, but I'm not too bothered because he is so literal and he also called our beloved Groot a dumb tree.Charee:I don't really blame, Drax. I mean, of course he shouldn't call her a whore, but she and her "family" are responsible for killing his family. I agree that he did say it to hurt her, even if he might not understand it's full meaning. But he more than makes it up to her when he saves her life and announces them as friends. I don't think people should be making a huge deal out of this. 

--Check out Margaux's review too!

Obsessions: Movies, TV, & YouTube

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Ep 19: The Brony Documentary, My Little Pony, and its Fandom
01:09:47
2017-09-22 21:36:26 UTC 01:09:47
Ep 19: The Brony Documentary, My Little Pony, and its Fandom

Join Estee, Vanessa, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: Comic Con +

Main Discussion: My Little Pony and the Brony Fandom

Links Mentioned:Hypable: Diana Gabaldon at Comic ConEW: Twilight and Comic Con (Ironic Fun Fact: This article was posted 5 days AFTER we recorded!)

Bronies and Pegasisters. We want to hear from you! Hit us up and let us know what you thought about the documentaries and our ep.Obsessions: Radio, Books, & TV

Time Stamps:

Topical Dish: 00:00:40Main Discussion: 00:16:35Obsessions: 01:01:33

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F3: Episode 16
28:22
2017-09-22 21:36:26 UTC 28:22
F3: Episode 16

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Customizable Cooking: Smoothies

- Whey does NOT taste good, Bananas are our common denominator, and pineapple is a double-edged sword.

Fitness Challenge: Jump Rope Cardio

-1. Wear Shoes, 2. Only Jump with someone you trust, 3. Watch your knees! 

Imaginary Double Dutch

Beauty Bits: Lips!

- Whether it's a balm, a stain, a stick, or a gloss, we love 'em!

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Ep 18: The Eyre Affair
01:22:37
2017-09-22 21:36:26 UTC 01:22:37
Ep 18: The Eyre Affair

Join Vanessa, Sophie, and Hadas in our Common Room!It is Sophie's last episode for a while so enjoy this jumbo sized discussion!

Topical Dish: Potter and Emmys

Main Discussion: Culture Club: The Eyre Affair

Sophie's second Culture Club was all about this jam-packed first installment in the Thursday Next series where literature is highly revered.

Links Mentioned:

THR: The Case for Teen ShowsVulture: Teen Shows 

Obsessions: Books and TV

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Topical Dish: 00:00:30Main Discussion: 00:15:16Obsessions: 01:13:17

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F3: Episode 15
15:01
2017-09-22 21:36:26 UTC 15:01
F3: Episode 15

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Customizable Cooking: A Song of Ice and Fire Baking!

- We channeled our inner Hot Pie and made scones and Dornish flatbread.

Fitness Challenge: Lannister Workout!

-Neila Rey makes these great pop culture themed workouts. We learned we are not Lannisters.

Beauty Bits: Game of Thrones Hair

-We tried our best, but definitely needed help recreating Melisandre, Cersei and Margaery's hair.

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Ep 17: Game of Thrones
45:42
2017-09-22 21:36:26 UTC 45:42
Ep 17: Game of Thrones

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Topical Dish:-Pacific Rim sequel date-George RR Martin Screenwriting Grant for New Mexico residents-Snowpiercer release--Margaux reviewed Snowpiercer when it came out in France. Read it here-Mockingjay trailerMain Discussion: Why we keep watching Game of Thones: A purely TV watcher perspective.-When so many beloved characters are discarded or treated brutally, when graphic violence is portrayed on a regular basis, and when gratuitous sex scenes are presented what keeps us coming back to watch HBO's adaptation of the A Song of Ice and Fire series?

- We had some technical difficulties and some topics were not covered in the second recording. An additional text post will be released next week with a summary of the missing conversation.

Links Mentioned:

Who are we supposed to hate now?  VultureEarly Reactions to Ned Stark's Death Entertainment WeeklyNo Pattern to Deaths in GoT Vulture

Obsessions

Time Stamps:

Topical Dish: 00:01:47Main Discussion: 00:10:25Obsessions: 00: 38:50

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F3: Episode 14
28:07
2017-09-22 21:36:26 UTC 28:07
F3: Episode 14

Join Sophie, Vanessa, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Customizable Cooking: Presto Pesto Pasta

- We start by discussing the dish, but end up talking about portions and Italy!

Fitness Challenge: Ballet/Barre

- We switched it up this week. Care to plié with us?

Beauty Bits: Beauty Inspiration and Tips from Refinery

- We learned some cools tricks and even inspired a future BB! 

 

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Ep 16: Character Crushes: Niles Crane
01:07:32
2017-09-22 21:36:26 UTC 01:07:32
Ep 16: Character Crushes: Niles Crane

 

Follow Common Room with BloglovinPrepare for This Culture Club Episode!Character Crushes: Niles Crane

Join Vanessa, Sophie, and Hadas in our Common Room!

Topical Dish: GRRM will kill you for 20KMuseum of Science Fiction in DCPaddington Trailer arrives!

FAN-tastic holograms in a museum?! Say What!!! #want

Main Discussion: Vanessa's Culture Club: Character Crushes: Niles Crane

Frasier was cool and all, but Niles is where it's at! See our original post to watch the eps we did and join the discussion!

Links Mentioned:

Buzzfeed listTV Viewership Problems

Obsessions

Time Stamps:

Topical Dish: 00:00:40Main Discussion: 00:9:46Obsessions: 00: 54:03 

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