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Two friends talking about the intersections of popular culture, society, and the world. And yes, there are spoilers.
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So PretentiousTwo friends talking about the intersections of popular culture, society, and the world. And yes, there are spoilers.Episode 34: We are back-ishThis is a hybrid episode. Kind of new and kind of a rebroadcast. Enjoy! See you in 2023! Sleeping OnHelder: Great North - Fox; Andor - Disney Plus; Slow Horses - Apple TV Vivian: The Plot Thickens (season 3) - podcast; Celebrity Book Club - podcast; Vibe Check - podcast Moment in Self Care Helder: Using the Do Not Dis...
So PretentiousTwo friends talking about the intersections of popular culture, society, and the world. And yes, there are spoilers.Episode 33: Yadda Yadda Yadda with graphic novelsSleeping OnHelder: Mythic Quest, Apple TV Vivian: Raised by Wolves, HBO MaxMoment in Self Care Helder: Going to bed before 10, falafels, and listening to his bodyVivian: Audiobooks and books Shout outsHelder: ConnecticuttingVivian: Connecticutting, Aditee, Monica, and Rehema Social mediaTw...
So PretentiousTwo friends talking about the intersections of popular culture, society, and the world. And yes, there are spoilers.Episode 32, Blah, blah, blah: We are just talking. Our conversation is going somewhere, I think? But also... Helder did miss his dentist's appointment but he makes a cake that is soooooo...Sleeping OnHelder: Ghosts, HBO Max Vivian: Yellowjackets, ShowtimeMoment in Self Care Helder: Closure Vivian: Hanging out with friendsShout outsHelder: Walde...
Queen Octavia Butler

Queen Octavia Butler

2022-02-1901:29:52

So PretentiousTwo friends talking about the intersections of popular culture, society, and the world. And yes, there are spoilers.Episode 31, Queen Butler: Today we discuss the legendary sci-fi writer, queen Octavia Butler with our special guest Taneisha Duggan.Sleeping OnHelder: Superman '78 and Batman '89Taneisha: Local talent Vivian: Only Murders in the Building Moment in Self Care Helder: Surviving and having space to do nothingTaneisha: NappingVivian: Doing less Shout...
Recommendations, please…

Recommendations, please…

2022-02-1201:27:17

So PretentiousTwo friends talking about the intersections of popular culture, society, and the world. And yes, there are spoilers.Episode 30, Recommendations, please… : Looking for something to read, watch or listen to? Don’t worry. We got you!Shout outsHelder: Teams Vivian: Caregivers Social mediaTwitter SoPretentious2LivelyVivianHelderMiraInstagramSoPretentiousPodcastLivelyVivianHelderMira
So PretentiousTwo friends talking about the intersections of popular culture, society, and the world. And yes, there are spoilers.Episode 29: That 70’s Show, part 2 with special guest Frank Mitchell We are going to discuss one of our favorite decades, the 70’s. Yes, the 70’s. Join us as we go back. Way back, Back into time. Don’t forget to bring your bell bottoms, your vinyl records, and your roller skates. Wait, Farrah Fawcett is responsible for “Midnight Train to Georgia?” Listen ...
Catch-up Time

Catch-up Time

2022-01-2601:12:21

So PretentiousTwo friends talking about the intersections of popular culture, society, and the world. And yes, there are spoilers.Episode 26: Catch-up TimeSo how have we been doing? What have we been up to? Listen to this episode and you’ll find out! Sleeping OnHelder: Righteous Gemstones, HBO Max; the filmography of Miguel Arteta and Mike WhiteVivian: Back Issue, podcastMoment in Self Care Helder: Taking a day off Vivian: Love in Color, audiobookShout outsHelder: Angela,...
We’re Still Standing...

We’re Still Standing...

2022-01-1601:22:36

So PretentiousTwo friends talking about the intersections of popular culture, society, and the world. And yes, there are spoilers.Episode 26: We’re BACK! For real this time…We promise! We sort of came back and then we left again. But after some much needed rest, the band is officially back together. Well, COVID is still COVID-ing so we asked Dr. Viana to join us.We need some advice to get through 2022. Let’s pray.Sleeping OnHelder: Legends of Tomorrow, The CW; Hawkeye, Disney+ Viana...
So PretentiousTwo friends talking about the intersections of popular culture, society, and the world. And yes, there are spoilers.Episode 26: That 70’s Show, part 1 with special guest Frank Mitchell We are going to discuss one of our favorite decades, the 70’s. Yes, the 70’s. Join us as we go back. Way back, Back into time. Don’t forget to bring your bell bottoms, your vinyl records, and your roller skates. Also, rest in peace Paul Mooney. Social mediaTwitter SoPretentious...
So PretentiousTwo friends talking about the intersections of popular culture, society, and the world. And yes, there are spoilers.Episode 25: We’re BACK! We took a break but now we are back! What have we been doing? What has been going on? Listen to the show to find out. Sleeping OnHelder: Only Murders in the Building, Hulu Vivian: SleepMoment in Self Care Helder: Books and audiobooksVivian: Reading, particularly graphic novels Shout outsHelder: Vivian, family and fri...
So PretentiousTwo friends talking about the intersections of popular culture, society, and the world. And yes, there are spoilers.Episode 24: We’re Not Ready to Go Back to Normal with special guest Dr. Viana Turcio-CottoWell, the US is opening back up...yay, I guess. Sleeping OnHelder: Usagi YojimboViana: Young Rock, on NBCVivian: Bike riding Moment in Self Care Helder: Take a vacation...well, staycationViana: Maternity leave Vivian: GardeningShout outsHelder: His co...
Episode 23 - Sporty Spice

Episode 23 - Sporty Spice

2021-05-1501:59:01

So PretentiousTwo friends talking about the intersections of popular culture, society, and the world. And yes, there are spoilers.Episode 23, Sporty Spice: We are talking sports today, with special guest Carson... well... sports and politics. ARE YOU READY?! They say that at sporting events, right? Sleeping OnCarson: DMX’s musicHelder: The Falcon and the Winter SoldierVivian: Mini-humidifiers Moment in Self Care Carson: Taking care of himselfHelder: Enjoying VegemiteVivi...
So PretentiousTwo friends talking about the intersections of popular culture, society, and the world. And yes, there are spoilers.Episode 22, Here We Go Again: Helder and I were tired y’all. We didn’t plan to take a break but that is what we ended up doing. We are back now though! Want to know what we were up to? Want to know what we have planned? Yes? Well take a listen. Sleeping OnHelder:The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Vivian: The Expanse (Yes, again. Because Helder keeps...
Episode 21 - Dystopia Much?

Episode 21 - Dystopia Much?

2021-04-0801:31:08

So PretentiousTwo friends talking about the intersections of popular culture, society, and the world. And yes, there are spoilers.Episode 21, Dystopia Much?: This week we discuss women and their interpretations of dystopia in film, television, and novels. Do you have a favorite that you’d like to share with the class? Email us at sopretentiouspodcast@gmail.com. Don’t worry. We didn’t forget about one of the queens of dystopia, Octavia Butler. We have a very special episode all about her comin...
Episode 20 - Good Grief

Episode 20 - Good Grief

2021-03-2802:20:32

So PretentiousTwo friends talking about the intersections of popular culture, society, and the world. And yes, there are spoilers. Episode 20, Good Grief: Today we discuss grief. We are all grieving something or someone so lets do it together. If your grief is overwhelming you, please see the resources below. Don’t go through this alone. We also briefly discuss this year’s Academy Award Nominations.Suicide PreventionSuicide Prevent Lifeline800-273-8255Text HELLO to 741741https://suicidep...
WandaVision, Part 2/Finale@heldermira and @edwardodell are joined for the finale recap by Courtney King (@connecticutting)! We dive into the finale, give our takes and share thoughts in the implications going forward. Spoilers, as always, so buckle up.Sleeping On:Courtney: Sleep and News not brought to you by twitterHelder: (totally slept on his own question)Ed: Les Blank's Documentary on Werner Herzog’s Fitzcarraldo: Burden of Dreams And Blue AnonShout OutsCourtney:&n...
WandaVision, Part 1So Pretentious recaps are back! Sort of...@heldermira and @edwardodell are here to recap the new WandaVision series that just wrapped on Disney Plus. We’re jumping in head first as we build to the series finale, discussing the Marvel source material, the myriad connections within the extended MCU, casting/story choices, references and influences.
So PretentiousTwo friends talking about the intersections of popular culture, society, and the world. And yes, there are spoilers.Episode 17 - Our Watchmen Finale: We (finally) close the loop on our Watchmen discussion. Topics include: Lady Trieu, Judd and white supremacy, further exploration of Hooded Justice, and the show’s finale. With special guest, Edward Odell. Sleeping OnEd: Thrice Upon a TimeHelder: Lupin, NetflixVivian: L Word Generation Q, ShowtimeMoment in Self Care ...
Episode 16 - Miami or Bust

Episode 16 - Miami or Bust

2021-02-2801:56:18

So PretentiousTwo friends talking about the intersections of popular culture, society, and the world. And yes, there are spoilers.Episode 16 Miami or Bust: This week we fangirl over our queen Regina (THEEEEEE) King and her directorial film debut One Night in Miami. There is so much to talk about! The writing, the performances, and of course, the directing! Take the journey with us. Leslie Odom Jr. singing A Change is Gonna Comefrom One Night in MiamiSleeping OnHelder: The last seasons of...
So PretentiousTwo friends talking about the intersections of popular culture, society, and the world. And yes, there are spoilers.Episode 15: So Valentine’s Day got us thinking about love...wait, but not in the way that you are thinking. There are many types of love out there yet the world only seems to focus on romantic love. Love exists beyond romance so let’s talk about it. I’ve got a sneaky feeling that after you listen to the show you’ll find that love actually is all around😉Rest In Peac...
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