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The Couch Podcast #155: Revisiting Adaptations of Kids Books (with Latasha Ferguson)
Today’s episode is revisiting a conversation from last year about adaptations of kids books with Latasha Ferguson. It’s a lot of fun and helpful when planning family movie nights or filling up time during spring break. Enjoy!
The Couch Podcast #154: Let’s Start a Band (Movie) with Emily Humphries
This is not an episode about Daisy Jones and the Six. I mean, we’re going to talk about that but mainly to get us to the topic we are covering, which is movies about starting a band. Yes, it’s similar. Yes, there’s a reason for that! We just know that after you watch...
The Couch Podcast #153: What I’m Obsessed With & What You Should Watch in March
March is here, and I’m coming in like a lion with another solo episode! This week I’m sharing the things I’m obsessed with—from a salty snack to a rom com getting a bad wrap to the audio books I cannot stop talking about—as well as the things I have not loved and am...
The Couch Podcast #152: Recent Rom Coms with Watch with Your Valentine (with Kayla Craig)
My friend, fellow writer, and friend of the show Kayla Craig is back to help me make a list of recent rom coms for you. And of course, because this is The Couch, where side notes and rabbit trails are always welcome, we also talk a bit about the Libby app and Super Bowl commercials, as well as where you can stream the 2006 Amanda Bynes comedy, She’s the Man. Because of course we do.
The Couch Podcast #151: Our Favorite Characters Sing Songs! But It’s Not a Musical? (with James Walters)
Tired of having the TikTok songs stuck in your head? We’re here to help! Well, kind of. James Walters and I are talking about original songs sung by characters in TV shows and movies that are not musicals or musical episodes. Yes, it’s a tiny little niche, but we manage to create quite a long list of songs sure to get stuck in your head. You’re welcome in advance.
The Couch Podcast #150: What to Watch in February
Today’s episode is the first in a new series called “What to Watch,” where I share with you my picks for the following month. February is bringing us at least 50 new TV series, returning TV series, new movies, and movies new to free streaming. Fifty! We have choices, is what I’m saying, and I’m here to help you make good ones. Or, at least the ones I’m gonna make.
The Couch Podcast #149: Pop Culture Resolutions for 2023 (with Amy Clark)
Last week we looked back on the best of 2022 pop culture, and today we’re looking forward to our pop culture goals for the year. My good friend, good friend of the show, and fellow podcaster Amy Clark is here with me, to talk about all the ways we hope to experience and enjoy more pop culture in 2023.
The Couch Podcast #148: Best of 2022’s Pop Culture (with Alana Dawson)
What was the best movie of 2022 or, as we ask here on The Couch, your favorite movie of 2022? That’s right! Today my good friend and good friend of the show (and podcast coach extraordinaire), Alana Dawson, and I are looking back on our favorite parts of pop culture from the past year, sharing our favorite movies, TV series, and books.
The Couch Podcast #147: Haul Out the Holiday Movies! Reviewing the 2022 Holiday Movies (with Anna Rendell)
The holidays might be over, but we’re not finished talking about holiday movies. (I mean, really, are we ever?) More than 200 new holiday movies aired on Hallmark, Lifetime, Netflix, and dozens of other channels and streaming services between October and December....
The Couch Podcast #146: Must-See Classic Christmas Movies (with Alonso Duralde)
Now that all the new holiday movies have aired for the year, what do we watch? Film critic Alonso Duralde is here to help, with recommendations for must-see classic Christmas movies.
The Couch Podcast: The Best Versions of the Best Christmas Songs (with Amanda White)
Did you know the song, “White Christmas,” has been covered more than 100,000 times? And while you might think Mariah Carey’s version of “All I Want for Christmas is You” is the only version, it has actually has been recorded by other artists more than 13,000 times! With so many different versions of Christmas songs, I knew we needed to help you narrow down the options. And to do this, I knew I needed someone with a lot of opinions about music. So obviously I called on my good friend (and good friend of the show) Amanda White.
The Couch Podcast #144: The 12 Picture Books of Christmas (with Katie Kenny Phillips)
If you have or love little kids or even big kids who sometimes miss the magic of being a little kid, you’ll love this episode about children’s picture books for the holidays. I’m joined by my friend (and friend of the show), Katie Kenny Phillips, to build a list of 12 Books of Christmas!
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