Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #370: Don't Rock The Ship

This week we've got a double-dose of TARDIS adventures. First, we take a look at Jodie's penultimate episode, "Legend of the Sea Devils" where the Doctor and companions go on a swash-buckling adventure with a real-life pirate queen. Then we review Chrissy's birthday Big Finish choice, "Storm Warning" which was the debut audio for Paul McGann's doctor and also has connections to real-life history.

Plus the news, your feedback, and some housekeeping!

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Sailor Moon Crystal Part 5: Sailor Moon: Cosmos coming to theatres in 2023

Book club poll

Gold Standard Episode #49: Rocky (1976)

Holly on the Fandom Zone



-An imperial dream... that went down in flames: How plan for airships to carry passengers across the British Empire came to horrific end in 1930 with crash of 732ft behemoth R101 - as Italian firm unveils new 'Air Yacht' to span globe

-R101-The Final Trials and Loss of the Ship

-Cardington - R101 Memorial



Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #369: Secrets and Lies

*Spoiler Alert* After an almost four-year wait, we've finally returned to the Wizarding World with Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore. And we have thoughts, lots of thoughts. Join as we take a look at the film, plus a bit of a discussion about the current controversies. Also the news and your feedback.

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Gen Con event registration

Jo Martin and Sacha Dhawan enter the world of audio in brand-new audio dramas



Small Details You Missed in Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

Fantastic Beasts: Secrets of Dumbledore Spoiler Review


Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #368: It's A Hard Knock Life

She's everyone's favorite auburn-haired orphan, who's been entertaining people for decades. Join us as we take a look at the history of 'Annie'; including the Broadway musical that's celebrating 45 years, and the star-studded film adaptation celebrating 40 years. Plus news and your feedback!

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Comedian Gilbert Gottfried dies at 67

Indy PopCon guest announcements: Tom Arnold, Scott Grimes (Lt Gordon Malloy, The Orville)

Stranger Things S4 trailer

Thor: Love and Thunder teaser



James Whitcomb Riley “Little Orphant Annie” poem animation

Little Orphan Annie - [AT{Comics}] Week 2 Lesson 6

Ovaltine and “Little Orphan Annie”

Annie-Four Broadway stars: Andrea McArdle, Sarah Jessica Parker (1982 TV)

19 Former ‘Annies’ Reunite In Honor Of Musical’s 40th Anniversary

Rachel at the top of Crown Hill at the Riley burial site


Thursday, April 14, 2022

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #367: Superheroes In New York?

It has been 10 years since Loki brought his army of Chitauri to wreak havoc in New York, bringing the Avengers together for the first time. This week we are joined by DJ Nik and Charles Skaggs as we take a look back at this pivotal moment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Plus some news, and your feedback, including live feedback!

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Fan X Salt Lake guest announcements

Holly on Happiness in Darkness: Captain America (1990)

Gold Standard Patreon exclusive for April: Mystic River



TOLDJA! Marvel & Ruffalo Ink Hulk Deal

Comic-Con 2010 The Avengers Panel

Soundworks Collection: The Sound of The Avengers


Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #366: The Rocketman

He's been knighted by the Queen, won two Academy Awards, is part of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has performed to countless numbers of fans. But before he says goodbye to the Yellow Brick Road, we take this week to celebrate and look back at the life and career of Sir Elton John.
Plus a little bit of news and your feedback, which sends us into a tangent or two.

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Release Date Shifts, Will Premiere With First Two Episodes on Disney+

Book Club update



Elton John AIDS Foundation

Elton John & Bernie Taupin-Songwriters Hall of Fame

17 Photos That Show Sir Elton John as the Fashion Maverick He Is

John Lewis Christmas advert 2018 featuring Elton John

Elton John Carpool Karaoke

Northwood Hills Pub - Elton John’s First Paying Gigs

Elton John lived here

Sixty Things for Sir Elton’s 60th

Elton John Breaks Down 14 Looks From 1968 to Now | Life in Looks | Vogue

The London Gazette - Legal change of name

Elton John helps ex-fiance, 50 years after jilting her

Elton John and John Reid’s relationship imploded after what we see in Rocketman

Elton John turns rags to riches for charity

2002 Interview on Larry King Live

Elton John celebrates 50 years of hits with songwriting partner Bernie Taupin

Elton John becomes the first solo artist with UK Top 10 singles in six different decades

Elton John claims record-breaking ARIA #1 single



Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #365: Back on Top

The 94th Academy Awards was certainly one for the record books. And this week we'll be discussing this year's ceremony, including the "incident". But we're celebrating our win in this year's pod vs pod Oscars competition! Plus we've got the news and your feedback. 

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Razzie award “winners”

Doctor Who returns on Easter Sunday

Rachel’s back on the Brandon Peters Show



American Academy of Dermatology

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Team Annihilation: 

Nik 17

Charles 17

Keith 7

Glen 11

Shaun 16

Team Return of the King:

Brittany 8

Chrissy 18

Holly 17

Rachel 17

Xan 10