This week, Cher and James welcome Angelica Jade Bastién, discussing TV recaps, film noir, and the subject of mental illness in her writing. In Open Mic, we debate on palm and tarot readings, hot dog condiments, and why comic book movies matter. Lastly, in Open Call, Cher shouts out a black radical, Jade shows some love for Wonder Woman, and James talks about the podcast, Millennial.
References made during our conversation:
Open Mic is Back, y'all!
Cher vs Jade: Palm vs Tarot Card Reading
James vs Jade: Ketchup vs Chicago Style on hot dogs
Open Ended vs Jade: Superheroes Movies: Why do they matter?
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Thanks for listening to episode 51. It couldn't have been done without the help of the following folks:
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