Episode 17: Night Of The Comet
Valley girls vs. the apocalypse! This week, Peaches and Michael are hitting the mean, abandoned streets in celebration of 1984’s NIGHT OF THE COMET! In addition to discussing the movie’s influence on the badass genre heroines that would follow, our hosts delve into the powerful symbology of handing a broken world to future generations. Joining the conversation is the film’s iconic star, Kelli Maroney, who shares memories of her time on the set of this cult classic, as well as what it means to embrace its spitfire legacy. Then, celebrated comics author and Eisner Award-Winner Marc Andreyko stops by to dig into his longtime obsession with the movie, and why, through its camp, he believes it shares a little something with Shakespeare. From Mary Woronov to the DNA of Buffy, this episode has got it all! Go!