Hey Ladies, Do You Like Podcasts?
1:30 pm, February 27th | by Sarah Devlin
Because we have a doozy for you. After putting together our Valentine’s Day themed roundup of movie depictions of career gals who don’t deserve love (that is, until the right man comes along to teach them a thing or two), we thought it might be fun to have a weekly discussion of the way that pop culture depicts love and romance, and how romantic comedies reflect our society’s expectations for women, for better or for worse, back to us. (We also thought it would be enjoyable to make fun of a new romantic comedy every week.)
To that end, we’re teaming up with contributor and friend of the site _ as well as friend in real life — Carly McElroy to skewer a new RomCom every week. Check out our inaugural episode here, in which we take on the early-2000s masterpiece Raising Helen, which is available to stream and download below (…the podcast, not the film. The film is available on Oxygen always and forever). We hope it’s the perfect workday distraction.
Warning:This podcast contains some strong language and, even worse, major spoilers. Anyone who dislikes that kind of thing (or is time traveling from 2004) should consider themselves warned.