This week we know a secret that the characters don’t know in Twin Peaks S2ep8, Drive With a Dead Girl. We have summer brain but this is an episode should be watched in the dark. We are almost to the end of our season 2 run of episodes and we are going with some of the best episodes of Twin Peaks.
This week we wrap up Persuasion with chapters 22-24. We get to some of the most romantic scenes ever written and swoon along with Anne. We also take a quiz to determine which men from Persuasion we are most like. Thank you to our guest Kristen Smith!
This week we watch the climactic episode, Lonely Souls. We welcome Josh Waller back to the podcast and quiz Christian on what his fresh thoughts. We don’t want to spoil anything so make sure you watch the episode first!
This week we are covering chapters 14 - 18 of Persuasion. We finally go to Bath and find out it’s not as bad as we’d feared, Mr. Elliot makes a move, the Crofts come to town, and Anne stretches her wings.
This week we cover The Orchid’s Curse, Twin Peaks season 2 episode 5. Plans are finally put into motion and the third wheels take pivotal roles, we say goodbye to Blackie and bounce back and forth between two climactic moments.
This week we cover chapters 10-13 of Persuasion. It’s the most exciting set of chapters yet as Anne struggles to find inner peace, the party moves to Lyme, and a dramatic fall leaves all the characters in a new place.
This week we are covering episode 4 of Twin Peaks season 2, “Laura’s Secret Diary.” A storm is brewing in Twin Peaks and plans are being made as we are left trying to figure out the eternal mysteries of Twin Peaks.
This week we are covering chapters 6-9 of Persuasion and we’ve gotten the band back together again! Dr. Kristen Smith rejoins the Jane Austen book club to help us dissect these chapters. A child’s life is in peril, Wentworth sends mixed messages and Anne cries at the piano as we spend some time at Uppercross.
This week we meet “The Man Behind Glass” in Twin Peaks season 2 episode 3. Nefarious characters abound in this particularly funny episode. We Love Lucy, the judge comes to town and Donna is up for this weeks deep dive.
This week we start our second Jane Austen novel, Persuasion! We are so excited to get started and love meeting all the new characters. We get to know the Elliots, how important they think they are and why they have to leave town. We cover chapters 1-5 this week!
This week we continue season 2 of Twin Peaks with episode 2, Coma. We tune into the metaphysical, meet some patrons of the Meals on Wheels, and get deep with Deputy Andy. Keep an eye on your pitch gum, the owls are not what they seem!
This week we kickoff Love and Friendship the 2016 adaptation of Lady Susan. The name may be confusing the the story is delightful. We fall immediately for all of Lady Susan’s charms as she wraps everyone around her fingers and plays them masterfully.
This week we start Twin Peaks season 2! In this episode we are joined by an M&M favorite, Josh Waller. We cover the first half of the second season premier “May the Giant be With You” and what a start it has. We dissect this episode that clearly has David Lynch’s stamp all over it.
This week is our check-in covering Crazy Clown Time, Sanditon and The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer. We imagine which characters listen to CCT, who keeps a secret diary in Sanditon, and take a quiz to determine which heroine we are.
This week is the exciting conclusion of Sanditon, and we brought out one of the best to talk about it with us. Lauren Burke of the Bonnets at Dawn podcast joins us for this frantic episode! Will they won’t they, the Midsummer Ball, fires, deaths, and a marriage, this episode has it all.
This week is the penultimate episode of Sanditon and everyone’s in town for the regatta. Smolders, slaps, confusion and confrontations abound and we are here for every minute of it. Join us for Sanditon pt. 7!
This week we have a great episode for you! The wonderful hosts of the Reclaiming Jane podcast, Lauren Weathers and Emily Davis-Hale join us for this pivotal episode. We follow Charlotte through the streets of London as she and Sidney search for Georgiana and start to begrudgingly admire one another. Have our opinions on Sidney changed? Listen and find out!
This week we are back to Sanditon! In this pivotal episode everything seems to go wrong. What’s wrong with Lady D? Why did Esther disappoint us all? And is it possible to redeem Sydney at this point? These are just a few of the questions we ask of this episode. Join us to find out if we answer any of them.
We have a special Bonus episode this week! Maya and Chelsea sit down and talk about how The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer fits into Twin Peaks as a whole. This episode contains spoilers for Twin Peaks seasons 2 and 3 as well as Fire Walk With Me.
This week we finish The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer, covering chapters 50-85. We bear witness to her final tragic years, try to imagine what it would be like to have read this book at its release, and try to find some light in the darkness as Laura struggles with her demons. This book covers many sensitive subjects and has a lot of explicit content, please be aware that it contains, sex, drugs, rape and abuse.
This week we are covering chapters 30 - 49 of The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer. We watch as Laura starts spiraling out of control, try to make sense of some harrowing moments and wonder how everyone missed the signs of drug abuse. This book contains sensitive material that may not be for everyone, please be aware.
This week we begin to conquer the Secret Diary of Laura Palmer. It’s a dark tale of a victimized young girl. In this episode we meet Laura ages 12 -14 and cover chapters 1-29. This book contains some very dark scenes that could be sensitive for some readers. We hope you will join us in the deep woods as we get to know ever unknowable Laura palmer.
This week we kick off Sanditon in style, because we are joined by the lovely ladies from First Impressions Podcast! We see how the first episode compares to the novel fragment, invent a new drinking game, and question everyone’s motives as we meet the quirky residents of this seaside town.
This week we tackle our first album, David Lynch’s, Crazy Clown Time. We empathize with Lynch’s fear of singing, speculate on the albums theme, and are generally impressed with an artist stepping out of his comfort zone.
This week we have the last of our Hallmark commentaries, and it may be the best of the bunch. It’s got sinkholes, ghostly assistants and a lot of miscommunication. Join us as we wonder, giggle and worry about George. This episode is a condensed version of the commentary check back on Thursday for the full one.
This week we have another Hallmark commentary, Pride, Prejudice and Mistletoe. It’s got a few surprises and a lot of Christmas trees, join us for this condensed commentary as we laugh through this silly movie. Look out for the full commentary on Thursday if you would like to watch along with us!
This week we are crossing over and combining forces with Twin Peaks Unwrapped to talk all about Dual Spires, a Twin Peaks inspired episode of Psych. It’s the ultimate mash-up episode! Join us and Ben and Bryon for this fun romp through nostalgia both for Twin Peaks and Psych.
This week we fight through our fried turkey brains to bring you a smorgasbord of topics. We find out which mischievous Christmas characters we are, recount thanksgivings past, tell a harrowing camping story, and let you know what else is coming up in December.
This week we wrap up our Straight Story talk with some Thanksgiving cheer. We follow Alvin as he completes his journey, learn about the real Alvin Straight and are genuinely touched by this sweet movie.
It’s rated G, it’s on Disney+, and it’s from the man who brought you Blue Velvet, this week we tackle David Lynch’s “most experimental film, ”The Straight Story.” It’s a lovely contemplative tale of an old man traveling by lawnmower to visit his brother and we thoroughly enjoy the 5 mph ride.
This week we are trying something different and doing our first commentary. We watched, Unleashing Mr. Darcy, a first for us both. This episode is a condensed version of the commentary in case you just want to listen without watching along. Look out for the full length commentary on Thursday if you would rather watch with the movie.
This week is the end of our Halloween sandwich featuring the second half of Northanger Abbey. We get into the spirit of the 80’s, observe Mrs. Allen’s transformation into a pirate, and find out which two Austen heroines we are.
This week we start our Halloween movie, the gothic 80’s adaptation of Northanger Abbey. We marvel just how 80’s this adaptation is, note all the devouring looks, and laugh along with this fun yet under appreciated adaptation.
This week we celebrate our one year anniversary! We read some lovely letters from our listeners, look back on some of our favorites, and look ahead to what’s in store for us next. Thank you for joining us this year!
This week we cover our last section of David Lynch shorts for a while and it’s a good one. We cover July-September’s Weather Reports, What is David Working on, and Today’s Number, as well as a few more mini shorts. Our finale is Rabbits, Lynch’s absurdist, horror, sitcom.
This week we wrap up our Pride & Prjudice & Zombies discussion. We learn about the casts fight training, heap praise on Lady Catherine, figure out what kind of zombie we are and generally gush over this surprisingly feminist and empowering adaptation/mash-up.
This week we kick off the kick butt Pride & Prejudice & Zombies. A first watch for both of us, we absolutely adored it. We have fun comparing it to the classic, watching the Bennet sisters take charge and testing our knowledge of table manners.
This week it’s just Maya and Christian as we wrap up David Lynch’s Dune. We learn about all the talented artists who worked on the film, fall in love with Alia, and determine which characters we are in this thrilling conclusion.
This week we start on the sci-fi extravaganza that is Dune. We debate costumes, get grossed out by the Harkonnen, pick out Twin Peaks alum, and even find one tenuous Jane Austen connection. Thanks to Aaron DeCicco for joining us this week!
This week we have a delightful episode with a record number of guests. Lindsay Curry and Josh Waller join us to discuss the 1995 classic teen comedy Clueless. We get nostalgic, figure out which characters relate to Emma and take a quiz to find out which Clueless characters we are.
This week is a little off the wall and features a podcast miracle! We talk about The Witch and ponder a connection to Emma, we tell a few more fun stories, take a quiz and possibly make podcast history 5 minutes in.
This week we go back to some of David Lynch’s earliest shorts. We cover, Premonitions Following and Evil Deed, Six Men Getting Sick, The Amputee, The Alphabet and The Granmother. We look at each short on its own and compare it to his later work, we also do a deep dive on Catherine E. Coulson.
This week we begin our discussion of the latest Jane Austen adaptation Emma. (2020) We get into the making of, learn what a valetudinarian is, and laugh along with this delightful new adaptation directed by Autumn de Wilde.
This week we have a super sized finale episode where we cover the final chapters of Northanger Abbey. We see Catherine grow up, finally get to know Eleanor, hear wedding bells, and put Northanger Abbey back on the shelf for now. Many thanks to Kristen Smith for being a great guest for the entire book!
This week we are joined by John Bernardy from 25 Years Later Site for this very exciting look at the Twin Peaks season 1 finale, The Last Evening. We fly through the action packed episode, do a deep dive on Catherine Martell, and generally have a great time wrapping up the first season.
This week it’s all about time as we talk through chapters 16-20. Catherine gets an exciting invitation and we do a deep dive on Isabella Thorpe as well as explore the use of psychological time in Austen’s work.
This week we check in and check up on each other. We contemplate out dream adaptation of Northanger Abbey, speculate on Twin Peaks, imagine an Audrey/Catherine mash-up and randomly talk about food quite a bit.
This week we have a conversation between Maya And her sister Chelsea. We recorded this back in January after Chelsea watched the 1995 Sense and Sensibility for the first time. We discuss the movie and get her first impressions. Then in the second half we talk Twin Peaks, Fire Walk with Me and Season 3.
This week we finish the first half of Northanger Abbey with our discussion of chapters 13-15. We learn some interesting tidbits about Jane Austen, try to figure out Henry Tilney and finally get deep into quizzing (kind of).
This week we discuss Zen, or the Skill to Catch a Killer, episode 3 of Twin Peaks. We are joined by a very special guest, the composer of our podcast music, a great friend and a true Twin Peaks fan Aaron DeCicco! Stay until the end for a special treat.
This week we start on our first book and we couldn’t be more delighted with it! We learn about the publication history, heap praise on narrator, and generally giggle through the first six chapters. We are also graced with a special message from our satellite guest Kristen Smith.
This week we read a mash-up, what if Jane Austen wrote a scene from Twin Peaks, we take some quizzes and find out which characters we are and wonder what part couldn’t Laura Dern play. We are joined again by our special guest Josh Waller.
This week we are joined again by our first guest, the lovely Laura Bearl. She created the wonderful cover art for our podcast. We finish our discussion of one of her favorite movies the 2005 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice starring Keira Knightly.
This week we are joined by our first guest, the lovely Laura Bearl. She created the wonderful cover art for our podcast. We discuss one of her favorite movies the 2005 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice starring Keira Knightly.