Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #324: An Honest Crook


 

What happens when an established action movie star decided to try his hand at comedy? You get a star-studded film that infamously put Rachel in "Podcasting Jail". Plus the news and of course a few tangents.

 

 
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Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #323: Igniting The Fire Part 5



It's time once again for a world history lesson courtesy of Billy Joel, this time it's the year 1953! This one is a doozy. Plus the news and your feedback.


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NEWS

Leverage Redemption teaser trailer

New Marvel sizzle reel includes first footage of The Eternals plus film title reveals

  • Black Widow July 9, 2021
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings September 3, 2021
  • Eternals November 5, 2021
  • Spider-Man No Way Home December 17, 2021
  • Doctor Strange In The Multiverse of Madness March 25, 2022
  • Thor Love and Thunder May 6, 2022
  • Black Panther Wakanda Forever July 8, 2022
  • The Marvels November 11, 2022
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp Quantumania February 17, 2023
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 May 5, 2023

Book club poll is up

 

RESOURCES

Evolution of Evil E02: Joseph Stalin

The Death of Stalin: Unique Propaganda Footage Shows Dictator’s Funeral

Nasser - People’s Pharaoh

The Best of Prokofiev

Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67: Nos. 1-14

Scythian Suite, Opus 20 II: The Enemy God and the Dance of the Dark Spirits

Winthrop Rockefeller - 2016 Arkansas Business Hall of Fame Inductee

Barbara Sears Rockefeller, Actress with Famous Divorce Settlement, Dies at 91

SportsCentury Roy Campanella

Soviet Germany?

East German Rebellion 1953

1953 - Stones Against Tanks: Upheaval in Eastern Germany

 

 

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #322: We Can Do Better


 

The months following the return of those taken by the "blip" have been tumultuous to say the least. While society does its best to try and sort through the complicated situations ahead, Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes are also figuring out their futures. Join us as we take a look at the first season of Marvel's 'The Falcon and the Winter Soldier'. Plus the news, including our thoughts on the 2021 Oscars, and your feedback!

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NEWS

2021 Academy Award winners

First look at Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story

An Introduction to Doctor Who ‘Time Fracture’ interactive experience

-Tickets and more information

Big Finish receives a Guinness World Record


Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #321: Once Upon a December

Political upheaval, a fallen monarchy, a duchess lost. Join us this week as we take a look at the animated feature 'Anastasia' along with a look at the actual history of the fall of the Romanovs. Plus we get back to the news and your feedback.

 

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NEWS

Felix Silla, Cousin Itt on The Addams Family, dies at 84

Helen McCrory, Harry Potter star, dead at 52

Elgin Mourns Chris Mau, Fun Loving Owner of the Blue Box Cafe

First look at Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Gold Standard Patreon episode: Star Wars Episode VI Return of the Jedi

Gold Standard Episode #22: All The King’s Men

 

REFERENCES

Russia’s Lost Princesses Part 1

Russia’s Lost Princesses Part 2

Iconic Corpse: The Romanov Family

The VERY Messed Up Origins of Anastasia | Disney Explained

Anastasia musical on DailyMotion: https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7u294h

Funeral for the Romanovs in 1998: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yVRmmZp7AQ

Another version - Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8oYHKLHGwvA

Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXNt_VwGaGM

Part 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIuXXR8n9Sc

 

Pinterest Boards

Anastasia - Romanov History: https://pin.it/2EJtzh0

Anastasia - Musical: https://pin.it/6McSTZr

 

Books on the Romanovs:

The Romanov Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra by Helen Rappaport https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18404173-the-romanov-sisters

The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia by Candice Fleming

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18691014-the-family-romanov



 



Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #320​: The Duke of Edinburgh

The recent passing of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, is a loss for not only the royal family but also the commonwealth and beyond. While we barely scratch the surface of his accomplishments during his almost 100 years of life, we do our best to pay tribute to His Royal Highness. 

 
 

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RESOURCES 

A speech by The Queen on her Golden Wedding Anniversary

Prince Philip dead at 99: ‘He has been my strength all these years’

Prince Philip obituary: Penniless Prince who became the Queen’s strength and stay

Obituary: HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, obituary

Prince Philip, Husband of Queen Elizabeth II, Is Dead at 99

Prince Philip: Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward speak of their loss - BBC News

Former Royal Chef Reveals Prince Philip’s Fave Meal and the Funniest Moments with the Duke

The Secret Pan for Prince Philip’s Death: Operation Forth Bridge Explained - TLDR News

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #319: A Stitch In Time

 
Warning, do not listen while hungry! This week we take our first (but certainly not last) deep dive into a Doctor Who audio from Big Finish. We start with 'The Marian Conspiracy' staring the Sixth Doctor and the first Big Finish created companion, Evelyn Smythe. Plus the news, your feedback, and some housekeeping.
 

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #318: Mystery Actor Archive Vol 13

After last week's mega-sized episode, this week we're going "back to basics" with names from a hat! Which celebrity names will be pick this time? Stay tuned to find out! Plus the news and your feedback, which includes an interesting question.

 

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NEWS

Beverly Cleary, beloved children’s author and Oregon native, dies at age 104 

New trailer for James Gunn’s Suicide Squad

Black Widow film delayed again, to get simultaneous theater and Disney+ release

Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Reveals Full Cast, Announces Production Start Date

 

RESOURCES

Haunted Elevator (ft David S Pumpkins) - SNL

Forrest Gump (1994) - Forrest Gump Joins the US Army

That Thing You Do! - A Very Common Tale (1996)

Toy Story - Woody & Buzz

David Tennant is Catherine Tate’s new English teacher! - Comic Relief BBC

Oi! Spaceman, Earthgirl

Ramona TV series

Tom Hanks on Clear+Vivid with Alan Alda

 

 

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #317: Welcome To Westview

 
Welcome to Westview! This week we finally dive into the phenom that is WandaVision. We've got a BIG show for you, so you might want energize with a full breakfast. How about silver-dollar pancakes, crispy hash browns, bacon, freshly squeezed orange juice, and coffee? Plus news, your feedback, and an exciting announcement!
 

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NEWS

GenCon moves 2021 event to September

2021 BAFTA Nominations

2021 Oscar Nominations

Gold Standard: Gentleman’s Agreement

We are now part of the Southgate Media Group

 

RESOURCES

The Coasters: Yakety Yak

The Monkees: Daydream Believer (2010 Remaster)

Agatha All Along

All WandaVision Decade Intros

 

WandaVision’s Sitcom Universe

WandaVision and the Destruction of Grief

 

 

 

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #316​: Running For Fandom

 

Fans lace up your running shoes! This we're joined by special guest Keir Hansen, the Communications Director for Random Tuesday, an amazing organization helping to raise funds and awareness for charity through the power of fandom.


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RESOURCES

Random Tuesday https://rantue.org/

Fandom Running https://fandomrunning.org/ 

Horizont Alley https://horizont-alley.myshopify.com/

 

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #315​: Who's Next

It's a teenage wasteland where we won't get fooled again! Join us as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the epic album that is 'Who's Next' from legendary English rock band the Who. Plus news and your feedback.

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NEWS

Statement Regarding Comic-Con 2021

2021 Golden Globe winners

Loki coming to Disney+ June 11th

Spider-Man No Way Home coming to theatres this Christmas

 

RESOURCES

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lifehouse_(rock_opera)

The Who: Baba O’Riley

The Who: Won’t Get Fooled Again

 

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #314: Currently Vol. 7

 
It's time once again to check in on what we've been reading/watching/doing when we aren't working or podcasting, with a few tangents thrown in for good measure :-) Make sure you check the show notes for titles and links we reference. Plus the news and your feedback!


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NEWS

Mortal Kombat trailer

CRUELLA trailer

Rachel on the Brandon Peters Show Old Space Show: Attack of the Cybermen

Rachel on Next Stop Everywhere: Terror of the Vervoids

Gold Standard ‘The Lost Weekend’


REFERENCES

READING: 

Disney War

Working Together: Why Great Partnerships Succeed 

The Loon Lake Mysteries http://www.victoriahouston.com/

In Death Series https://jdrobb.com

 

WATCHING:

ER

Prodigal Son

Walker

Resident Alien


ANTICIPATING: 

Big Finish

MCU

The Masked Singer Season 5 


LISTENING TO: 

Quantum Leap Podcast


WORKING ON:

Animal Crossing 

 

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Five(ish) Fangirls Episode #313: A Story Worth a Hearin'

Time to shake off your cabin fever and sail the big blue thing! This week we take a look at the movie 'Muppet Treasure Island'. Do you have what it takes to become a professional pirate? Plus we cover the news and your feedback.

 

 

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NEWS

Oscar winner, Sound of Music star Christopher Plummer dies

Elgin mourns Kathleen Kenney-Mau, the heart of Blue Box Cafe

-Go Fund Me to help with expenses


Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank welcome a baby boy

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting baby #2


Part 2 of Trial of a Timelord on Next Stop Everywhere

Old Space Show: Doctor Who “The Twin Dilemma”

 

RESOURCES

Muppet Treasure Island - ET

Muppet Treasure Island - The Tale of the Story Beyond the Tale

Behind the Scenes Muppet Treasure Island (Part 1 of 2)

Behind the Scenes Muppet Treasure Island (Part 2 of 2)

Muppet Treasure Island Commentary Hidden Treasure Video: Tim and Him


Muppet Treasure Island OST, T2 “Shiver My Timbers”

Muppet Treasure Island OST, T5 “Cabin Fever