5:30 pm, March 5th | by Kady Ruth Ashcraft
If you’re a lover of romantic comedies, you probably haven’t been satisfied with the recent slim pickings. The Village Voice explains why rom coms are on the decline.
5:00 pm, December 19th | by Colette McIntyre
In today’s Read of the Day, Jezebel columnist Lindy West re-watches your younger sister’s favorite Christmas movie, Love Actually, or, as West calls it, “the apex of cynically vacant faux-motional cash-grab garbage cinema.”
4:59 pm, August 14th | by Colette McIntyre
“I don’t want a monkey. I want you.”
3:17 pm, August 2nd | by Grace Rasmus
I’m on a mission to clear the name of some of my all-time favorite movies that have been deemed “chick-flicks” when they really, really aren’t.
12:45 pm, June 6th | by Sarah Devlin and Carly McElroy
In this week’s episode of “And Then They Make Out,” Carly McElroy and Sarah Devlin take a different approach, discussing upcoming RomComs, Comamas, and Ronkonkamas (more than just a town in New York) this year. From a film about a 35-year-old flight attendant who is also a spinster, to a food critic who is also a fully functioning alcoholic, to an aspiring singer who is also the ex-girlfriend of Adam Levine, to a movie starring Zac Efron, Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan and that we can only assume ends in an explosion of pure male charm. All that, plus the reason why we didn’t watch a movie last weekend (hint: the reason starts with “Carly” and ends with “was mauled by a dog.”
11:45 am, May 29th | by Sarah Devlin and Carly McElroy
In this week’s episode of “And Then They Make Out,” Carly and Sarah discuss the surrealist masterpiece that is Drive Me Crazy, starring Melissa Joan Hart and Adrien Grenier. Among other things discussed in the episode: is this a brilliant critique of the prototypical 90s teen comedy, or a vehicle built entirely around promoting an early Britney Spears single, or both? This week sharp-eared listeners can look forward to much name-dropping of extreeeemely timely pop culture phenomena: among them, The Donnas, YM Magazine, 7th Heaven, inflatable furniture, mochachinos and Céline Dion. Also, as is becoming tradition, Carly sings. Tune in for all of this as well as the revelation of which “And Then They Make Out” host used to own a beeper.
10:15 am, May 22nd | by Sarah Devlin and Carly McElroy
On this week’s episode of “And Then They Make Out,” Carly McElroy and Sarah Devlin switch up the format for a (not so) mini-sode called “I’m Going To Stop You Right There.” Carly selflessly watched this week’s film, What To Expect When You’re Expecting, while Sarah got to remain blissfully ignorant up until the moment she and Carly had to start talking about push presents.
11:00 am, May 15th | by Sarah Devlin and Carly McElroy
In this week’s episode of “And Then They Make Out,” Sarah Devlin and Carly McElroy are joined by both Ellen Claycomb and Joe Ferris for a rowdy, unruly discussion of the Farrelly brothers comedy “Fever Pitch.” This podcast comes with a drinking game, if you’re so inclined. Check it out.
“And Then They Make Out” Episode 11: The Switch, Or “Jason Bateman Thinks He’s Leading Man Material”
11:00 am, May 8th | by Sarah Devlin and Carly McElroy
In this week’s episode of “And Then They Make Out,” Carly McElroy and Sarah Devlin are joined by special guest Ellen Claycomb, who suggested that they watch The Switch, starring Jason Bateman and Jennifer Aniston. Tune in to learn more about which of the three of them has major pilates baggage that was unearthed during the viewing of the film, what they would do if they were accidentally artificially inseminated by the wrong person, and who hates the “Happy Birthday” song.
11:00 am, May 1st | by Sarah Devlin and Carly McElroy
…Featuring two of the worst people in the world.