Read it and Weep
Summary: Read it and Weep is a good podcast about bad books, movies, and TV. Each week 2.5 comedians and a guest make fun of things like Twilight by Stephanie Meyer, Dear John by Nicholas Sparks, Going Rogue by Sarah Palin, and anything Keanu Reeves has been in.
We're back at you with the "Pray" part of Eat, Pray, Love. Each section of the book is worse than the one before it, so we're holding our breath for the last part. Episode highlights include: Another Read it and Weep debate! By special request, many bumpers by Wu-Tang Clan! Introducing Shingles! We joke off on each other! And much more!
We take on Elizabeth Gilbert's triumvirate of boredom, "Eat, Pray, Love." Like Liz, we like to artificially break up our content into 36 different parts. Some of our segments include: The return of No Retreat, No Surrender, this time picking on Elizabeth Gilbert's weight! 30 seconds of no-judgement puns! More censorship from Ezra's version! Mary, boff, kill with Elizabeth Gilbert's multiple personalities! And much more!
We finally give the first three episodes of our show the thrashing they deserve. Complete with compliments and hates, this is the most self reflection we've ever done. Episode highlights include: We almost kill a man with our humor. The origins of us eating on the show (with a clip from our first radio show together!) A series of subtle editing jokes Fuck audiobooks Lots of calls
It turns out 8% of Rotten Tomato critics can be wrong. This is as bad of a movie as we've seen that didn't start with "Twi" and end with "light." Or star the horse faced woman. Or... well, I suppose all the movies we see are pretty bad. But this one is also bad! Episode highlights include: Chris didn't watch the movie but we make him participate anyway. A giant, flying beaver. The whitest character named Ang ever. Lightning bonus round! We spoil the ending for every movie in the last 20 years. And much more!
In this epic episode about Eclipse, our panel tackles such important issues as: Wolf balls Cookies, donuts, butter, and wraps. Super Mario training! The dangers of presexual marriage. With special man-on-the street interviews plus a conversation with Kallie from Twilight Series Theories Colleen's blog can still be found here: Ultimate Hard Body
In our third and final episode about Eclipse the book, we do what we do best: make awkward speculations about animal sex. Other episode highlights include: What to do about an awkward wolf-boner in your sleeping bag. Does a swamp monster casually date? Bella poops her pants How to bifurcate a sheep A new world record for mixing liquid metaphors
We take a second to bring forth the second third of Eclipse, the third book in the first series we started reading on this show. Episode highlights include: The legal definition of Sexual Assault 14 How many vampires does it take to screw in 15,000 light bulbs? The return of Writers Workshop with Stephanie Meyer, Chet, Jethro, and Commodore Sickle. and much more!
The boys make their less-than-triumphant return to the Twilight series! Watch them navigate this shit maze and try to come out clean on the other side. Episode highlights include: Hair shirt and feet pants. New Trivial Persuit category: "That fucked up." Ezra reveals the censored version of this book. Hotlantis. The introduction of Infrequently Asked Questions.
When our young male sex symbols are confronted by old female sex symbols, you know good things are bound to happen. Actually, it's the exact opposite feeling as you would have waiting for Sex And The City 2 to start. And unlike SatC2, this show doesn't go on two hours too long. Episode highlights include: "Gay" turns out to be a euphamism for "rich." Alex finds new ways to call Sarah Jessica Parker ugly. Christopher introduces the new segment "No Retreat, No Surrender." Take out food is awesome. And much, much more! Today's guest Christopher is an awesome website designer. Check out One Great Thing to see his personal site which he doesn't spend much time on because of all the awesome work he's doing for other people.
The boys meet up with Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte, and Samantha to wade through 150 minutes of fashion, weddings, cheating, canceled weddings, pudding, fashion, friendship, heartbreak, and weddings. Highlights: Lighting Bonus Round! The best wedding cliches of all time! Pudding + Pillow = Lover! How to save a BMW by talking to your partner! Birds: Now a fashionable accessory! Yo quiero Senor Grande! And much, much more! Today's guest Christopher is an awesome website designer. Check out One Great Thing to bask in his epic skills.
Beaten into submission by this sugary wasteland, the boys try their best to finish the book while holding onto their dignity, sanity, and non-valley girl accents. Will Jane and Jesse be 2gthr 4vr? Will Jane and Scar be BFFs again? And OMG, does Madison have a blackmailer? LOL with them before crying when you realize that this book was a New York Times best-seller. Highlights: Settlers of Hate-tan! New segment: "Ask a Woman!" Using sex to train idiots! Cheating on your BFF with a BFFN! Blackmailers who don't know about puberty! The acoustics of smothering! And much, much more! Today's guest Lisa wants a job in New York taking care of kids. Contact us if you want to make that happen.
If there's one book that deserved a sequel it had to be L.A. Candy, right? Or alternatively, ANYTHING ELSE. Sadly, if Lauren Conrad keeps "writing" it, we have to keep reading it. Hate Shuffleboard! New segment: The Book Club! Intellectual references to Jean Baudrillard and Edward Said! An obscure reference to a blackface incident! Sexist energy drinks! The best way to cheat on your significant other! And much, much more! Today's guest Matt releases an EP of original music each week.
As a reward, we treat ourselves to three classic Keanu Reeves movies: Chain Reaction, The Lake House, and Feeling Minnesota. We plow through these three movies with three mini-episodes. Hate Risk, Monopoly, and Twister! Time Travel Debate! The long-awaited return of Lightning Bonus Round! Inside the Actor's Studio with Keanu! Help, my love interest is a physicist who doesn't like me/ stuck in the future/ a zombie! The Internet of 1996 runs on fax machines! A director made entirely of bagels! And much, much more! Today's guest Nick has performed as Keanu Reeves in a live version of Point Break.
In this episode, a largly demoralized team stumble across the finish line of Ayn Rand's magnum crapus, "Atlas Shrugged." Mysterious things start happening, however, when they try to talk about John Galt's speech. Other episode highlights: Hate Yahtzee Pizzookies and BJs! Oregon Trail: socialist undertones Locate your breadbasket! And much, much more! Today's guest Colleen has a blog about running and poop.
We tackle the third quarter of Atlas Shrugged with much needed help from our Insane Beliefs Correspondent, Stephen. Dagny finds herself in the capitalist utopia of Atlantis and we find ourselves still having to review this terrible book that has no end. Alex passes Podcast Directive 10-289 Hate Bingo: Now with points! Taking a strong stance against killing goats with sound guns! The long-awaited whale semen episode! And much, much more!