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Author: Harmony & Meryl

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Head Over Heels: A GLOW Podcast! Harmony writes about wrestling and Meryl writes about TV. They both love Netflix's original series, GLOW.
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The Libertines

The Libertines

2019-10-1101:11:47

This week, Harmony is joined by special guest host Darnell Mitchell! He's the fabulous fashionista of NYC, the co-creator of the Pro Wrestling Mothership podcast and the social media/co-producer/booker for Uncanny Attractions. We discuss the events of S3E9 of GLOW, The Libertines. Along the way we also discuss the joys of being a queer wrestling fan, GLOW's hits and misses when it comes to queer representation, and what it's like to put on an inclusive wrestling show. Find Harmony at @harmonopoly and Darnell at @dnellicious !
Keep Riding'

Keep Riding'

2019-10-0437:44

Episode 8 finds Ruth at a career crossroads, Debbie at a horse ranch, and Cherry in a mud wrestling pit. Join Meryl and Harmony as they give Ruth the tarot card reading this episode cruelly denied us and contemplate the odd financial realities of GLOW in Las Vegas. Find Harmony at @harmonopoly and Meryl at @merylwilliams.
Harmony and Meryl discuss the third and fourth episodes of GLOW season two, "Concerned Women of America" and "Mother of All Matches". Learn about the unhinged world of 80's PSAs, the psychology of being a great heel, and exactly what makes Kia Stevens the secret weapon of GLOW. Theme song: "Head Over Heels", Tears for Fears
A Very GLOW Christmas

A Very GLOW Christmas

2019-10-2001:04:37

Please note: This season finale episode was recorded *before* it was announced that GLOW is returning for a fourth and final season! In this episode, Harmony and Meryl talk to Scarlett Harris about A Very GLOW Christmas and the third season of GLOW over all. Scarlett Harris (@ScarlettEHarris) is an Australian culture critic, with a focus on professional wrestling and television. Read her Polygon article about GLOW and emotional labor: https://www.polygon.com/tv/2019/8/13/20802449/glow-season-3-review-ending-netflix-debbie-bash-tamme-cherry-bang Find Harmony at @harmonopoly and Meryl at @MerylWilliams on Twitter. #HeadOverHeelsPod Theme song: "Head Over Heels," Tears for Fears
Hollywood Homecoming

Hollywood Homecoming

2019-09-2701:04:49

Harmony and Meryl talk to season two guest Carrie Wittmer about Hollywood Homecoming, the seventh episode of season 3 of GLOW! Carrie (@carriesnotscary) is a freelance entertainment journalist and comedy writer whose work can be found in Vulture, Harper’s Bazaar, Consequence of Sound, McSweeneys and The New Yorker. She is also a co-author of New Erotica for Feminists, available wherever books are sold!  Find Harmony at @harmonopoly and Meryl at @MerylWilliams on Twitter. #HeadOverHeelsPod Theme song: "Head Over Heels," Tears for Fears
Outward Bound

Outward Bound

2019-09-2001:00:50

Once again this week, Harmony and Meryl are joined by special guest LaToya Ferguson to discuss everyone's *second* favorite season 3 episode of GLOW: Outward Bound!  LaToya is a TV critic at The A.V. Club, Paste Magazine, and IndieWire, among other publications, as well as the Editor in Chief at RondaRousey.com. She also literally wrote the book on women's pro wrestling: An Encyclopedia of Women's Wrestling: 100 Profiles of the Strongest in the Sport, available wherever books are sold. Find Harmony at @harmonopoly and Meryl at @MerylWilliams on Twitter. #HeadOverHeelsPod Theme song: "Head Over Heels," Tears for Fears
Freaky Tuesday

Freaky Tuesday

2019-09-1301:12:24

This week, Harmony and Meryl are joined by special guest LaToya Ferguson to discuss everyone's favorite season 3 episode of GLOW: Freaky Tuesday! LaToya is a TV critic at The A.V. Club, Paste Magazine, and IndieWire, among other publications, as well as the Editor in Chief at RondaRousey.com. She also literally wrote the book on women's pro wrestling: An Encyclopedia of Women's Wrestling: 100 Profiles of the Strongest in the Sport, available wherever books are sold. Find Meryl at @merylwilliams, Harmony at @harmonopoly, and LaToya at @lafergs. 
Say Yes

Say Yes

2019-09-0547:08

Harmony and Meryl discuss "Say Yes," the fourth episode of GLOW's third season.  Find Harmony at @harmonopoly and Meryl at @MerylWilliams on Twitter. #HeadOverHeelsPod Theme song: "Head Over Heels," Tears for Fears
Desert Pollen

Desert Pollen

2019-08-3053:40

Meryl and Harmony take on the further evolution of GLOW's third season in their discussion of episode 3, Desert Pollen. Join them as they catch up with the backstage drama at the Fan-Tan, discuss body image in wrestling, and speculate about GLOW's secret gay agenda (sshh!). Find Harmony at @harmonopoly and Meryl at @merylwilliams on Twitter. #HeadOverHeelsPod Theme song: "Head Over Heels," Tears for Fears
Hot Tub Club

Hot Tub Club

2019-08-2346:44

Meryl & Harmony are joined by writer Brianna Wellen of the Chicago Reader to here to talk Hot Tub Club! It's a big day off for the GLOW girls in this season 3 episode and we spend a lot of time with Sam, Ruth, Debbie, and the gang. Follow Brianna at @BriannaWellen. Harmony writes about wrestling and is on Twitter at @harmonopoly. Meryl writes about television and can be found at @MerylWilliams. #HeadOverHeelsPod Theme song: "Head Over Heels," Tears for Fears
Up, Up, Up

Up, Up, Up

2019-08-1648:28

GLOW is back and it's 1986 up in here! Head Over Heels hosts Harmony Cox and Meryl Williams get into the season 3 premiere, Up, Up, Up. The good: More Jenny! Rhonda is great! Debbie is good at business! The bad...? Well, we'll get into it. Harmony writes about wrestling and is on Twitter at @harmonopoly. Meryl writes about television and can be found at @MerylWilliams. #HeadOverHeelsPod Theme song: "Head Over Heels," Tears for Fears
GLOW Season 2 Rehash!

GLOW Season 2 Rehash!

2019-07-1245:50

Season 3 of GLOW drops on Netflix August 9, which means it's almost time for Vegas, baby! Harmony and Meryl go over where each character was left at the end of season 2 of GLOW to give a refresher on last summer's episodes. Harmony writes about wrestling and is on Twitter at @harmonopoly. Meryl writes about television for Apartment Therapy's News & Culture section and can be found at @MerylWilliams. #HeadOverHeelsPod Theme song: "Head Over Heels," Tears for Fears
A new season of Head Over Heels is coming soon! Meryl & Harmony flip out over the new trailer for GLOW season 3, which drops on Netflix August 9. #HeadOverHeelsPod Glamour piece mentioned: https://www.glamour.com/story/glow-season-3-details Follow Meryl on Twitter @MerylWilliams Follow Harmony on Twitter @harmonopoly
All good things come to an end. Carrie Witmer joins Harmony and Meryl for the second part of our super-sized finale. We discuss the final episode of GLOW season two, "Every Potato Has a Receipt". We also get into intergender wrestling, the joys of a Royal Rumble, the Peak TV struggle, and how to cope with being a lady writer on the internet. Carrie is @carriesnotscary, Harmony is @harmonopoly and Meryl is @MerylWilliams. Chime in at #HeadOverHeelsPod. Theme song: "Head Over Heels" by Tears for Fears. 
Carrie Wittmer, TV writer for Business Insider, joins the show in this part one of a two-part chat. In today's first part, she talks with Harmony and Meryl about episode 9 of GLOW season two, "Rosalie." Pull up a non-Patio Town chair and listen! Carrie is on Twitter @carriesnotscary and you can find Harmony @harmonopoly and Meryl is @MerylWilliams! Tweet about the podcast at #HeadOverHeelsPod. Theme song: "Head Over Heels" by Tears for Fears.
Meryl & Harmony talk about how relieved they are that Debbie and Ruth finally got *into* it in episode 7. After that, as a palette cleaner, it's a discussion of episode 8, the show within a show ep critics loved! Thanks to the AV Club for talking up Head Over Heels earlier this week! https://aux.avclub.com/glows-welfare-queen-talks-to-head-over-heels-about-ra-1827740052  Theme song: "Head Over Heels" by Tears for Fears.
(CW for discussions of sexual harassment and assault) This week Meryl and Harmony discuss episodes 5 and 6 of Glow season 2, "Perverts are People Too" and "Work The Leg". Join us as we discuss the ripple effects of #MeToo on wrestling and television as well as the reasons you shouldn't be coked out of your gourd in a wrestling ring. Theme song: "Head Over Heels" by Tears for Fears.
Meryl & Harmony give their immediate reactions to the first two episodes of GLOW season two, "Viking Funeral" and "Candy of the Year." Will we ever see Cherry Bang again? Why are all the menz bad now? There's finally a queer character on this show! Theme song: "Head Over Heels," Tears for Fears
Harmony & Meryl review the events of GLOW season 1 and make predictions for season 2, as well as a wishlist for what they want to see. Harmony writes about wrestling and is on Twitter at @harmonopoly. Meryl writes about television for Apartment Therapy's News & Culture section and can be found at @MerylWilliams. Theme song: "Head Over Heels," Tears for Fears
Harmony Cox & Meryl Williams are starting a six-week podcast about GLOW, Netflix's original series about women's wrestling! In this trailer, they break down what the podcast will be like, and pick their own wrestler intro theme songs. The first full episode drops June 22. Harmony writes about wrestling and is on Twitter at @harmonopoly. Meryl writes about television for Apartment Therapy's News & Culture section and can be found at @MerylWilliams.
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