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TableCakes Productions is a woman-owned, podcast-first media outlet. Our shows cover real estate, food, movies, music, TV, cannabis, regional Southern California news and more. Imagine a newspaper, but in audio form.

PODCASTS



Gayest Episode Ever has screenwriter Glen Lakin and stay-at-home journalist Drew Mackie going through the great and not-so-great gay episodes of sitcoms past.



Singing Mountain is a video game music podcast hosted by Drew Mackie, who feels most at home in the music from 16-bit RPGs.



 Talking to people about the history of their favorite foods is a great way to trick them into telling stories they haven’t told before. Host Katherine Spiers brings the history, the guests bring the anecdotes. 



Actor and comedian Sam Pancake sits down with friends famous and funny to discuss the surreal, silly and nonetheless star-studded made-for-TV movies of the 1970s. It’s a loving look at baffling not-quite-feature-length flicks that often aren’t on DVD and have largely been lost to time.



Is there one single movie that you always find yourself recommending to anyone who hasn’t seen it? This podcast is about those movies. Each week, hosts Tony Rodriguez and Drew Mackie bring in a new guest to talk about a movie that has resonated with them strongly enough that they’ve found themselves saying, “Oh you have to watch this movie.”

Recent Episodes

9: THE HORROR AT 37,000 FEET with Alonso Duralde

Sam Pancake Presents The Monday Afternoon Movie | October 22, 2018
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A decade after William Shatner starred in the Twilight Zone episode “The Nightmare at 20,000 Feet,” he took a lead role in this TV horror movie with a similar name. Did it outdo his original fight against otherworldly forces on an airplane? No. But did it give actresses like Tammy […]

6: Mano Agapion Loves Hunk

You Have To Watch This Movie | October 17, 2018
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This 1987 body swap fantasy suggests a Freaky Friday remake if everyone behind the camera was gay. UCB comedian and Greek homoprince Mano Agapion tells Tony and Drew why this movie is a pretty mess that everyone needs to see… but then the conversation devolves into a discussion about boys. […]

Sweet Potatoes with Jenné Claiborne

Smart Mouth | October 17, 2018
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The difference between sweet potatoes and yams, explained – finally. Vegan baking tips, botanical archaeology, and the scams that the wheat lobby and the government pull on us – “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”? Please!

45: Cursed Spinach (a Game Boy Halloween)

Singing Mountain | October 16, 2018
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Why does creepy music sound even creepier when channeled through a Game Boy? Maybe it’s that we still think of the Game Boy as a system we played on family trips. Maybe we think about it being more innocent, like when we were kids. Regardless the reason, when it skews […]

12: Fresh Off the Boat Outs the Girl Next Door

Gayest Episode Ever | October 15, 2018
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“A League of Her Own” (November 17, 2017): For the second of the “off season” bonus episodes, Drew and Glen wanted to compare how a modern day, family-friendly sitcom compares with the classic versions they discussed in the first season. They picked ABC series Fresh Off the Boat, which in […]

5: Joan Ford Loves Gremlins 2: The New Batch

You Have To Watch This Movie | October 10, 2018
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The sequel to the 1984 hit Gremlins didn’t recapture the success of the original, but Joan Ford — comedian, actress and writer — makes the case that the second outing is bigger, weirder and maybe also more relevant to certain trans narratives.