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It's June 6, 1998. The number one movie in the United States is 'The Truman Show.' NBC ruled television, with 'Friends,' 'E.R.', and 'Seinfeld' dominating the ratings. Brandy and Monica were on top of the music charts, and, oh, and 'Sex and the City' aired its first episode.

Welcome to The Dipp's 'Shortcomings,' a new 'Sex and the City' podcast from Sam Bush (aka @bravohistorian) and Chris Lewis. They're going all-in on our problematic fave — the memories, the men, the fashion, and, of course, Aidan's obsession with KFC. Sam and Chris will recap all 92 episodes of the series, two movies, and whatever the revival is. So grab a cosmo and join Sam and Chris in taking a critical eye to a show that changed television.
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S2 E3: The Freak Show

S2 E3: The Freak Show

2021-10-2746:02

Sam and Chris take on the freakiest episode yet and meet the one-and-only Mr. Pussy. They ponder whether Sarah Jessica Parker’s heart is really in the circus theme, Sam goes to bat for a man named Ben, and Charlotte starts her dog-owning journey. It’s a doozy of an episode. Take a listen. We’ll be back next week recapping season 2, episode 3, The Awful Truth. Until then, you can rate and review us wherever you listen. Follow us:Sam Bush, Instagram: @bravohistorianSam Bush, Twitter: @takeyourzoloftChris Lewis, Instagram: @clewis1219And don’t forget to check-out TheDipp.com to get access to all the pop culture takes and conversations you’ll ever need.
S2 E2: The Awful Truth

S2 E2: The Awful Truth

2021-10-2001:03:21

Sam and Chris take on Susan Sharon, an iconic character and possible real housewife. They chat about dirty talk, ponder about their own intimacy issues, and they couldn’t help but wonder...what’s the point of this episode?We’ll be back next week recapping season 2, episode 3, The Freak Show. Until then, you can rate and review us wherever you listen. Follow us:Sam Bush, Instagram: @bravohistorianSam Bush, Twitter: @takeyourzoloftChris Lewis, Instagram: @clewis1219And don’t forget to check out TheDipp.com to get access to all the pop culture takes and conversations you’ll ever need.
Sam and Chris take on the Season 2 premiere and there’s a lot to discuss. But before they do that, they answer a burning question: what exactly is a dizzy Carrie? They count down her top five dizziest moments, and then ask themselves...does Carrie know what a baseball is? What is going on with Miranda? And what are the rules of breaking up? We’ll be back next week recapping season 2, episode 2, The Awful Truth. Until then, you can rate and review us wherever you listen. Follow us:Sam Bush, Instagram: @bravohistorianSam Bush, Twitter: @takeyourzoloftChris Lewis, Instagram: @clewis1219And don’t forget to check out TheDipp.com to get access to all the pop culture takes and conversations you’ll ever need.
Sam and Chris take on the season one finale and it’s a big one. Is religion the only reason to shower after sex? How small is too small and why is Kim Catrall just the best? And Chris couldn’t help but wonder...should we be seeing this show through Big’s eyes? They also look back on an awkward start to their favorite show with a season 1 roundup. We’ll be back next with recapping season 2 (finally), starting with the season premiere “Take Me Out To The Ballgame.” Until then, you can rate and review us wherever you listen. Follow us:Sam Bush, Instagram: @bravohistorianSam Bush, Twitter: @takeyourzoloftChris Lewis, Instagram: @clewis1219And don’t forget to check-out TheDipp.com to get access to all the pop culture takes and conversations you’ll ever need.
S1 E11: The Drought

S1 E11: The Drought

2021-09-2947:50

Sam and Chris take on the first major “incident” between Carrie and Big. They couldn’t help but wonder...is Sarah Jessica Parker the greatest actress of all time period? No wait, maybe Kim Catrall is. And they discuss a true 2021 king, Kevin! We’ll be back next week recapping the season 1 finale, Oh Come All Ye Faithful. Follow us:Sam Bush, Instagram: @bravohistorianSam Bust, Twitter: @takeyourzoloftChris Lewis, Instagram: @clewis1219 And don’t forget to check out TheDipp.com to get access to all the pop culture takes and conversations you’ll ever need.
Sam and Chris take on Laney, who is a lot to handle! They wonder if the writers have fully forgotten the previous episode, question the name Shayla, and beg the women to stop wearing black. Oh, and Samantha continues to be an icon! We’ll be back next week recapping season 1, episode 11, The Drought. Union then, you can rate and review us wherever you listenFollow us:Sam Bush, Instagram: @bravohistorianSam Bust, Twitter: @takeyourzoloftChris Lewis, Instagram: @clewis1219 And don’t forget to check out TheDipp.com to get access to all the pop culture takes and conversations you’ll ever need.
Sam and Chris put on their best impressions of Barbara Walters and Oprah...okay, Jenny Jones and Jerry Springer, to interview Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, author of Sex and the City and Us. They get into what it's like to interview Candace Bushnell, share their thoughts on the show's ending, and discuss the feud. Jennifer wrote the book on the show and it's the perfect read for any fan! If you want a free copy of Sex and the City and Us subscribe to The Dipp using the promo code “SATC” for 20% off your purchase. The first 10 to subscribe will get a copy, and, of course, access to exclusive content, live chats, events, and more from The Dipp.
Sam and Chris take on one the Turtle and ponder whether a later episode handles all of this better. Join them as they discuss how the girls should just let Charlotte enjoy herself, struggle to remember the breakout Vince Vaughan movie, and ponder whether they should have just watched season six’s Catch-38? Spoiler alert: they should have.We’ll be back next with recapping season 1, episode 10, The Baby Shower. Until then, you can rate and review us wherever you listen. Follow us:Sam Bush, Instagram: @bravohistorianSam Bush, Twitter: @takeyourzoloftChris Lewis, Instagram: @clewis1219And don’t forget to check out TheDipp.com to get access to all the pop culture takes and conversations you’ll ever need.
S1 E8: Three's A Crowd

S1 E8: Three's A Crowd

2021-09-0849:29

Sam and Chris take on an episode of SATC that has a lot of potential to be great...and that’s about it. Join them as they figure out which lady they would go to bed with, try and tackle the mystery of Jack’s mouth, and take on Carrie’s attempt at being Kathleen Kelly. Spoiler alert: she fails. They also get into episodes they look forward to talking about and more photos from the set. We’ll be back next with recapping season 1, episode 9, The Turtle and the Hare. Until then, you can rate and review us wherever you listen. Follow us:Sam Bush, Instagram: @bravohistorianSam Bush, Twitter: @takeyourzoloftChris Lewis, Instagram: @clewis1219And don’t forget to check out TheDipp.com to get access to all the pop culture takes and conversations you’ll ever need.
S1 EP7: The Monogamists

S1 EP7: The Monogamists

2021-09-0101:01:16

It’s Shortcomings: After Dark as Sam and Chris record at the late, late hour of 8 PM on a Wednesday. They get into an episode they are both struggling to remember, Carrie’s continual struggle to simply understand Big, the storyline that HBO said no to, and someone is revealed to be a Skipper stan. We’ll be back next with recapping season 1, episode 8, Three’s A Crowd. Until then, you can rate and review us wherever you listen. Follow us:Sam Bush, Instagram: @bravohistorianSam Bush, Twitter: @takeyourzoloftChris Lewis, Instagram: @clewis1219And don’t forget to check out TheDipp.com to get access to all the pop culture takes and conversations you’ll ever need.
S1 E6: Secret Sex

S1 E6: Secret Sex

2021-08-2501:12:31

Sam and Chris are joined by Bairam Rizai to chat about the upcoming SATC revival, being the man behind the icon in a viral moment, and how extra works (spoiler alert: it’s brutal out here). And then they go all-in on perhaps the first great episode of the show--Miranda continues to be an athleisure queen and very problematic, we see Charlotte’s entire arc in one quick flashback, Samantha does nothing (again!), and Carrie has the first of many breakdowns/breakthroughs. We’ll be back next with recapping season 1, episode 7, The Monogamists. Until then, you can rate and review us wherever you listen. Follow us:Sam Bush, Instagram: @bravohistorianSam Bush, Twitter: @takeyourzoloftChris Lewis, Instagram: @clewis1219And don’t forget to check out TheDipp.com to get access to all the pop culture takes and conversations you’ll ever need.
This episode is a place for legends. And that legend is Amalita Amalfi. In this episode, we discuss our own professional prices, reveal a fondness for French architects, and...well, they just really like Amalita Amalfi. What an absolute icon. We’ll be back next with recapping season 1, episode 6, Secret Sex. Until then, you can rate and review us wherever you listen. Follow us:Sam Bush, Instagram: @bravohistorianSam Bush, Twitter: @takeyourzoloftChris Lewis, Instagram: @clewis1219And don’t forget to check out TheDipp.com to get access to all the pop culture takes and conversations you’ll ever need.
What’s this? A preview! Sam and Chris take a trip to the Valley and never want to go again! We discuss how Carrie is simply not COVID safe as she touches tongues in a crowded bar, the simple fact that we are here for Mr. Big, and the first time our four icons turned in an iconic group scene. We’ll be back next with recapping season 1, episode 5, The Power of Female Sex. Until then, you can rate and review us wherever you listen. Follow us:Sam Bush, Instagram: @bravohistorianSam Bush, Twitter: @takeyourzoloftChris Lewis, Instagram: @clewis1219And don’t forget to check-out TheDipp.com to get access to all the pop culture takes and conversations you’ll ever need.
S1 E3: Bay Of Married Pigs

S1 E3: Bay Of Married Pigs

2021-08-0401:04:18

SPOILER ALERT: Avoid spoilers about Neutral Queen Natasha and the revival starting at 5:00 through10:50In this episode, Chris and Sam are starting to fear they’re not the marrying kind as they discuss Season 1, Episode 3. We met Patience and Paul in the Hamptons, who love muffins and lack boundaries, and discuss Miranda's first foray into problematic fave status. Samantha helps backdoor pilot the only show/movie Chris wants to watch. And yet, again, where is Charlotte?!We’ll be back next with recapping Season 1, Episode 4, "Valley of the Twenty-Something Guys." Until then, you can rate and review us wherever you listen. Follow us:Sam Bush, Instagram: @bravohistorianSam Bush, Twitter: @takeyourzoloftChris Lewis, Instagram: @clewis1219And don’t forget to check-out TheDipp.com to get access to all the pop culture takes and conversations you’ll ever need
In this episode, Sam and Chris are like models who’ve taken the high road...in the sense that they are working overtime to discuss the second episode of 'Sex and the City.' Hit play and listen as they enter the world of modelizers to find icons and disasters like Nick Waxler, Barkley, and The Bone. And they simply ponder... where is Charlotte?
Welcome to "The Age of Un-Innocence"! Join Sam Bush and Chris Lewis in the first episode of 'Shortcomings,' a Sex and the City podcast from The Dipp. Sam and Chris dig deep into the first episode and find questions they never thought they would. Is Carrie the proto-Lorelai Gilmore? Would Samantha and Big have been a good couple? Is Kim Catrall smarter than the writers? Do we stan Skipper? Spoiler alert... NO! We’ll be back next with recapping season 1, episode 2, "Models and Mortals." Until then, you can rate and review us wherever you listen. Follow us:Sam Bush, Instagram: @bravohistorianSam Bush, Twitter: @takeyourzoloftChris Lewis, Instagram: @clewis1219And don’t forget to check-out TheDipp.com to get access to all the pop culture takes and conversations you’ll ever need.
'Shortcomings' Trailer

'Shortcomings' Trailer

2021-07-0802:28

It's June 6, 1998. The number one movie in the United States is 'The Truman Show.' NBC ruled television, with 'Friends,' 'E.R.', and 'Seinfeld' dominating the ratings. Brandy and Monica were on top of the music charts, and, oh, and 'Sex and the City' aired its first episode. Welcome to The Dipp's 'Shortcomings,' a new 'Sex and the City' podcast from Sam Bush (aka @bravohistorian) and Chris Lewis. They're going all-in on our problematic fave — the memories, the men, the fashion, and, of course, Aidan's obsession with KFC. Sam and Chris will recap all 92 episodes of the series, two movies, and whatever the revival is. So grab a cosmo and join Sam and Chris in taking a critical eye to a show that changed television.
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