401: Moms I'd Like To Friend
In this episode, we’re celebrating moms for Mother’s Day by talking about iconic MILFs… moms I’d like to friend. Join us as we discuss pop culture’s most caring mothers and stay tuned to find out which Disney mom Knox thinks is Mona from Who’s The Boss level of hot.
- Listen: Faith Adjacent: Jane Austen via The Bible Binge
- Episode 141, where Knox and Jamie interview their mothers, like our first 100 episodes is no longer available. You may like: 193: Pop Culture Moms, 245: The Nos of Motherhood, and 349: Mom-sters in Pop Culture
- Mothers We’d Like To Friend: Clair Huxtable (The Cosby Show), Molly Weasley (Harry Potter), missing mothers (mostly Disney), Maya Angelou (the mother of modern poetry), Imperator Furiosa (Mad Max), Mrs. Gump (Forrest Gump), Colleen Donaghy (30 Rock; see also: the best of Colleen Donaghy), Mare Sheehan (Mare of Easttown), Kris Jenner (Keeping Up With The Kardashians; see also: How Kris Jenner Shaped My Business Philosophy), Mother Gothel (Tangled)
- Fun read (if academic reads are fun to you): The Symbolic Annihilation of Mothers in Popular Culture: Single Father and the death of the mother
- Jamie’s Concentrate Playlist (Spotify)
- Google with Erin: Evan Peters, Aaron Taylor-Johnson did that weird movie Savages with Riggins, Anya Taylor-Joy’s eyes, New Christ statue, Zac Efron had dental surgery!
- Discuss: Billie Eilish in British Vogue (interview and new look)
- Guess: How many films are in The Fast and The Furious franchise? See also: An Oral History of The Fast and The Furious (EW)
- Fact check: Vin Diesel was in Saving Private Ryan?
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