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Story Darlings

Story Darlings

By Sandra Gibbons & Tera Palozola
A story-centric podcast hosted by high school besties, Sandra Gibbons & Tera Palozola. New episodes every Monday.
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016 | Interview w/ Ty Carlson, Author of The Bench

Story Darlings

018 | From Blood and Ash feat. Jessea
Happy Valentine's Day! Tera & Sandra are joined by Jessea from Tiaras and Books to discuss the romance-fantasy novel From Blood and Ash by Jennifer Armentrout. Jessea also gushes about her favorite show of all time: Angel. So you know Tera appreciates that. Show notes:
February 14, 2022
017 | Our Favorite Reads of 2021!
In this episode, Sandra & Tera share their favorite reads of 2021. From indie books and non-fiction to romance and epic fantasy—these are the stories that resonated the most and will be remembered for years to come. What were some of your favorites? Show notes:
February 07, 2022
016 | Interview w/ Ty Carlson, Author of The Bench
Tera & Sandra are joined by friend and science fiction author, Ty Carlson. They discuss his first book, The Bench, and forthcoming stories planned for his Dadirri Saga. He also shares insights into his writing process. You can order a copy of his book here! Show notes:
January 31, 2022
015 | Lan's Butt, Jury Duty, & Mean Girls
Happy New Year! Tera & Sandra are back, kicking off 2022 with another blast from the past: the 2000s cult classic, Mean Girls. They also share their appreciation for Lan's butt, and Sandra talks demonic possession and how her first experience with jury duty went (it was weird). Show notes:
January 24, 2022
014 | Merry Christmas, Ya Filthy Animal.
Sandra Gibbons & Tera Palozola share their favorite Christmas movies. Tera has a lot, Sandra does not. These are the movies that get us in the holiday spirit—reminding us of Christmases-past and giving us hope for Christmases-future. You can tell Tera wrote this because if Sandra had, it would just read, “Bah humbug!” Since we're observing the holidays over the next 2 weeks, our next episode will be released on January 3, 2022. Happy New Year. Show notes:
December 13, 2021
013 | Blast from the Past: GILMORE GIRLS
Sandra Gibbons & Tera Palozola take a trip down memory lane with the hit TV show Gilmore Girls. They discuss how the series defined their teenage years and how they relate to the characters now as adults. Show notes:
December 07, 2021
012 | Red Notice (& Ryan Reynolds)
Tera Palozola & Sandra Gibbons discuss Netflix's Red Notice (starring Ryan Reynolds, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, and Gal Gadot), about two international art thieves vying for top spot with an American agent hot on their trail. Show notes:
November 30, 2021
011 | Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
Sandra Gibbons & Tera Palozola discuss the book series and television adaptation of Me Before You by Jojo Moyes, and whether it’s better to have loved and lost or never to have loved at all. They also share why it’s important to not only find joy in the small things, but to live life to the fullest. Show notes:
November 23, 2021
010 | American Murder: The Family Next Door / Chris Watts
Sandra Gibbons & Tera Palozola discuss the Netflix documentary, American Murder: The Family Next Door, which follows Chris Watts and the disappearance of his wife, Shanann Watts, and their two daughters, Bella and CeCe. Show notes:
November 16, 2021
009 | Kissing Booth Hot Takes with David Ziama
Sandra Gibbons & Tera Palozola welcome college buddy, David Ziama, to the show to discuss the Netflix Kissing Booth movies, which star Joey King & Jacob Elordi. Show notes:
November 09, 2021
008 | International Author Day with Special Guest: Nonku Kunene Adumetey
In celebration of International Author Day, Tera Palozola & Sandra Gibbons welcome children’s book author Nonku Kunene Adumetey to talk about her upcoming book, “I Celebrate My Voice.” Nonku shares deeply personal stories on overcoming adversity. Show notes:
November 02, 2021
007 | Sexism, Feminism, & Jennifer's Body
12 years after its release, Jennifer’s Body, which stars Megan Fox & Amanda Seyfried, has finally found its audience as a commentary on sexism and feminism. Sandra Gibbons & Tera Palozola unpack the film’s influences and themes. Show notes:
October 26, 2021
006 | Final Thoughts on the Mr. Corman Finale
Some things are too good to last. Sandra Gibbons & Tera Palozola discuss the season finale of Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Apple TV+ series, Mr. Corman. Show notes:
October 19, 2021
005 | Our Favorite Supernatural Episodes
Tera Palozola & Sandra Gibbons share their all-time favorite moments in the 15-season television series, Supernatural, which stars Jensen Ackles & Jared Padalecki. Show notes:
October 11, 2021
004 | Great Storytelling: Wildest Dreams (Taylor's Version)
With the recent release of Wildest Dreams (Taylor's Version) Sandra Gibbons & Tera Palozola discuss one of the most prolific storytellers of our time: Taylor Swift. Show notes:
October 11, 2021
003 | Mr. Corman & the Importance of Mental Health
Sandra Gibbons & Tera Palozola discuss mental health and Mr. Corman, a new Apple TV+ series starring, written, and directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Show notes:
October 11, 2021
002 | Why is Hocus Pocus SO Popular?
In this episode of Story Darlings, Tera Palozola & Sandra Gibbons muse about why people love Hocus Pocus so much. Show notes:
October 11, 2021
001 | Toxic Relationships & the After Series by Anna Todd
Tera Palozola & Sandra Gibbons discuss the merits of reading about toxic relationships. Exhibit A: the After series by Anna Todd. Show notes:
October 10, 2021
000 | Meet the Story Darlings
In this introductory episode, Sandra Gibbons & Tera Palozola share what to expect on the Story Darlings show. Books, songs, video games, movies. Stories—in all their mediums—are fair game. Thanks for listening.
September 26, 2021