Sofia Takal's reimagining of the beloved 1974 horror film keeps our yuletides dark (but in a good way)! Black Christmas responds well to a modern social justice revamp, but you'll never guess who DIDN'T like it (hint: #notallmen). Sure, there are some Hot Probs, but it's nothing that hasn't befallen a million dude-helmed horror movies before it. Black Christmas stars Imogen Poots and the absolutely dee-lightful Alesye Shannon. 

We also ask: What holiday object would be your weapon of choice when battling a group of enrobed misogynists? 

This is our last episode of season (series) one! Please join us again mid-Feb 2020 for our next batch of episodes which will include such delights as Bound, Muriel's Wedding, and the original Bechdel example, Alien

In the meantime... lick it up, baby

We're back in that golden year of cinema, 1996, to discuss Andrew Fleming's one-of-a-kind teenage witch (not to be confused with Teen Witch) escapade, The Craft! It's rife with Hot Probs, but Fairuza Balk's performance cannot be denied.

Lucy Green is back in Keggers With Kids, and we also reveal what we would have used witchcraft for in high school (or, in Lucy's case, middle school). 

And finally, Amy tells a HILARIOUS story about the famous murderer who hails from her home town. 

We dive head-first into Brian De Palma's 1976 horror classic, Carrie*! It's Keggers With Kids all episode long as we're joined by 12-year-old Lucy Green to discuss public school sex ed, detail-oriented bullies, and Piper Laurie's one-of-a-kind line readings. 

We also reveal what we would do with telekinesis. And, for a special treat, check out our Facebook page to see who wore it (pig's blood) best: Carrie or Amy!

*Editor's note: We had some audio issues during the recording of the episode. My apologies for the inconsistent levels and my big, stupid laugh occasionally piercing your eardrums. -Jessica

In this episode we compare and contrast Alexander Payne's 1996(!) debut, Citizen Ruth (starring the magnetic Laura Dern) with Gillian Robespierre's 2009 debut, Obvious Child (starring our dream BFF, Jenny Slate). Both are about abortion. Who gets it right? Who gets it wrong? 

Also, we rant about our pregnancy trope pet peeves and discuss how far into a relationship one waits before they fart in front of their paramour. 

PS: We have since learned that Gillian Robespierre pronounces her first name with a hard G. Our apologies for the (repeated) error.

In this episode, we marvel at F. Gary Gray's under-appreciated 1996 social justice drama, Set It Off, starring Queen Latifah, Vivica A. Fox, Jada Pinkett (nee Smith) and Kimberly Elise. Would this movie garner any Oscar attention today, or is it still too devoid of white saviors? 

We also ask how you would low-key spend your bank robbery money?

In today's episode, we fawn over Lorene Scafaria's cathartic Wall Street feminist revenge film, Hustlers, starring Constance Wu and Jennifer Lopez. 

In our periodic segment, Kent's Two Cents, we learn why Amy's dad thinks this film has "no heroes". We also reveal our pole dance bangers. 

In this episode, we take a deep dive into the 1988 black comedy classic that gave us our motif: Heathers. Does Michael Lehman's debut hold up in modern times? Find out as 12-year-old Lucy Green joins us in our new sporadic segment, Keggers with Kids

We also ask, what classic literature would you meaningfully mark up before committing teenage suicide (Don't do it)?

In our first episode, we discuss the works of Susanna Fogel, who co-wrote Booksmart (the directorial debut of Olivia Wilde) and wrote and directed The Spy Who Dumped Me. We also wonder what's the worst song on the juke box and do people really lose their virginity to a specific song? Also, what exactly does an 83-year-old white man think of Booksmart?

 

 

We’re very excited to debut Paid in Puke Podcast later this month! Our first season will have 8 episodes. We will discuss movies such as Hustlers, Set it Off, Carrie, The Craft, and, of course, Heathers! Stay tuned, Pukerinos (still working on the inevitable nickname for our fans. Suggestions welcome).

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