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Eat Here: Review: nokedli and paprika in the Valley

2024-03-18T21:46:06-08:00February 29th, 2024|

"Posto 896 is, in a lot of ways, an archetypal Los Angeles hidden gem. It’s in the Valley, next to an eyelash extension store in a run-down strip mall with valet-only parking. The food is interesting and thoughtful, another standard feature of our understated restaurants. However, inside there’s [...]

Thrilling Tales of Old Video Games: Since When Is There a Simpsons Character Named Nina Skalka?

2024-03-25T18:05:30-08:00February 25th, 2024|

" If you only know me from my work on this site, you might be surprised to learn that I like more than just video games. I like The Simpsons, for example, and until a few years ago, I had not met anyone who knew more about the [...]

Gimme a Break Transformed Into a Lesbian Perfect Strangers

2024-02-26T23:56:20-08:00February 22nd, 2024|

Episode artwork by Ian O’Phelan. “Joey’s First Crush” (January 28, 1987)Few other shows changed as much as Gimme a Break, which began as a fish-out-of-water sitcom that had Nell Carter playing mom to three white girls in California but ended up with Nell and her best friend, Telma [...]

Which Animals Have Taste? With Katie Goldin

2024-03-05T14:36:17-08:00February 15th, 2024|

Crows. You gotta hand it to them. Check out all our episodes so far here. If you like, pledge a buck or two on Patreon. If you'd rather make a one-time gift, I'm on Venmo and PayPal. Creature Feature Secretly Incredibly Fascinating Podcast Katherine TikTok Smart Mouth newsletter Smart Mouth IG Music: I [...]

The Simpsons Does a Riff on Lesbian Cult Classic

2024-02-26T23:51:21-08:00February 14th, 2024|

Episode artwork by Ian O’Phelan. “Lisa the Drama Queen” (January 25, 2009) So here’s an interesting one. In its twentieth season, The Simpson did an episode inspired by Heavenly Creatures, the 1994 Peter Jackson movie that has Kate Winslet and Melanie Lynskey playing schoolgirls who flee into [...]

How Does a Conservative Sitcom Do a Gay Episode?

2024-02-26T23:47:19-08:00February 8th, 2024|

Episode artwork by Ian O’Phelan. “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” (November 29, 2011) Yes, Tim Allen’s follow-up to Home Improvement got branded as the most conservative sitcom on network TV, but is that fair? We’re honestly not sure, because the ninth episode of Last Man Standing’s first [...]


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