Babes in the Woods
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Listen to the dulcet tones of three ladies discussing topics of genre media, with a special focus on fantasy, science fiction and horror.
||CleanEpisode 15 – Pacific Rim||We’re back, Babes! After spending a few months in our Summer jungle, we have lumbered back to the Jungle of Death to bring you our thoughts on the not-quite hit of the Summer — Pacific Rim. Hear our thoughts on … Continue reading →||8/8/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: “Rains of Castamere”||In preparation for the season finale, and another TEN MONTHS with no Game of Thrones, the Babes present [SPOILERIFIC] reactions to the episode everyone’s (still) talking about, and predictions for what came next. We will react to the season finale j||6/15/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Primer||With the release of Shane Carruth’s Upstream Color, we revisit his first effort, the dark and cerebral time travel film, Primer. Join us for 50 odd minutes of critique and discussion. Back to the blog, Linds||5/29/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12 : Into Dorkness||Certain classics of genre are peerless, like Star Trek. Join your babes for about an hour of diatribes and discussions on the latest JJ Abrams offering, Star Trek Into Darkness, a riveting journey into the dorkest parts of the human … Continue readi||5/22/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: The Cure is Neil Gaiman||The Babes are back in the Jungle of Death with a solid hour of fangirl flutterings about the master, Neil Gaiman. Do you want to know what made us love the Gaimanverse first? Do you want to hear our thoughts … Continue reading →||4/28/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Game of Groans||In an extravagantly long episode we indulge ourselves in a spoilerific discussion of HBO’s adaptation of George RR Martin’s epic book series A Song of Ice and Fire. Warning: SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS. Come wallow with us in an hour plus ̷||3/30/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Oh Honey, Young Adult Heroines||We’re back in the Jungle of Death with a terrific, rambling, and sometimes insightful episode about Young Adult Heroines. Join us as we chat about the explosion of YA and the rise of the introverted YA heroine. Thrill as we … Continue reading||3/18/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Questionable Choices, Beautiful Creatures||The Babes return with even more teen angst. What do you get when you mix star-crossed lovers, witchcraft, and Civil War reenactments? You get Beautiful Creatures, a movie that we all agreed to watch so that you don’t have to. … Continue readin||3/4/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: The ZomRomCom||If there were any Valentine’s Day movie that could bring back the dead, it might very well be the charming, inventive, and ever-so-timely Warm Bodies. Enjoy the aural equivalent of a heart-shaped box of chocolates from your babes as we … Conti||2/17/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Time Travel||This Thanksgiving, escape any familial awkwardness and spend 57 glorious minutes traveling through time with the Babes. We discuss the logistics of time travel, offer you an overview of the great works, and ultimately devolve into Whovian free-for-all.||11/20/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Halloween Special||Treat yo self to a solid forty seven minutes of spooooooky lady nerd chats. In this episode we talk about the history of Halloween, horror movies and teenage girls, our top five horror heroines, and tell you our plans for … Continue reading →||10/29/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: S****y Jobs||Babes gotta eat and so do superheroes. In this episode, we talk about the shittiest day jobs in genre. Turn in your time sheet, grab your cold cup of coffee, and join us at by the water cooler for a … Continue reading →||10/15/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Batman!||Our third episode finds us focusing on Batman! We’re not trying to cover all bases, here, so before you dig out your Detective Comics #27, please breathe deeply (in space). We had all just seen The Dark Knight Rises, so … Continue reading U||9/27/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Pretty Pretty Princesses||In our second episode, we turn our babely attentions to princesses in genre and contemplate their roles and portrayals across genre media. Disclaimer- we do not want bad things to happen to Sansa Stark, we just don’t get how she … Continue rea||8/8/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Put a Stake in It||In our inaugural episode, we Babes work through our issues with modern vampirism. Fangs will penetrate, bosoms will heave, heads will roll. Here’s a brief and incomplete list of media discussed in this episode. Enjoy the relevent YouTube clip. 1. &||7/18/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
Funny and Interesting Discussions About Art
The Babes are not only funny, they are clearly students of cinema. I learn a lot from their discussions about art, movies, and feminism.