Anya and Alan welcome Joshua Unruh to talk about one his favorite Hard Boiled Detective movies- Brick from Writer and Director Rian Johnson. We talk about the difference between Noir vs Hard Boiled, low-budget camera tricks, and A Prairie Home Companion.
Anya and Alan welcome Mandi Kaye Ottaway to talk about the book that changed her life, Julie and Julia: 365 days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen by Julie Powell. Mandi tells us all about how this book inspired her to become the podcasting mogul she is today, her favorite lines from the book, and why the movie is not worth your time.
Jan Moffett visits Anya and Alan to talk about her favorite children's book- The Paper Bag Princess, written by Robert Munsch and illustrated by Michael Martchenko. She reveals the story behind her tattoo, helps us preform a dramatic reading of the book, and commiserates over the difficulty of raising kids.
Anya and Alan talk about Anya's favorite movie 'Me and You and Everyone We Know'. We try to figure out if anyone likes this movie the first time they see it, who the story is about, and if life has any meaning. Have you ever heard of a Hope Chest? Did you know that soup can never be digital? Listen and learn.
Anya and Alan tell the story of how they discovered Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and each other, in Part 1 of our premiere episode. We talk about the first four seasons of the show, Buffy's impact on television, and how Anya got her name. Thank-you to everyone who wrote in, and please listen to the end to hear their stories!