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Each week, two rom-coms go head to head in a bracket style competition to find the ultimate romantic comedy. Check out our website to see which movies are coming up and up to date romantic comedy scores. Email us your thoughts. https://thetropereport.my.canva.site/ thetropereport@gmail.com @thetropereport on Instagram
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Two friends, Amy Watson & Sarah Ullrich, understand the need to continue the conversation after completing a really great book that you didn't want to end. You know that feeling you get when you finish a good book, and you simply can't move on? Find yourself needing just a little more? This multi-trope romance podcast gives you the opportunity to dig deeper with us into books we love as we discuss all the reasons we can't move on.
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Welcome to Enterprising Individuals, the podcast where we boldly go into excruciating detail about the series, characters, and stories of the Star Trek universe. On every episode, host Aaron Coker aka Ka1iban is joined by a special guest for an in-depth discussion of a selected episode from a Star Trek series. Enlist today for this fascinating mission!
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Romance Recs

Jordan, Devonnie, & Christina

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Three book besties explore the world of romance novels and encourage you to expand your TBR. Join us as we dive into fan favorite tropes and subgenres from Romantasy to Dark Romance to Young Adult. Discover new indie authors and discuss major releases with us, spoiler free! Mature content is discussed.
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A weekly podcast reviewing one or two new release titles every episode with an occasional free-for-all segment at the end we call Potpourri. Proudly presented by ObsessiveViewer.com. A full archive of The Obsessive Viewer Podcast (as well as written reviews) can be found at ObsessiveViewer.com.
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The Swapcast Podcast

Paul Mizzi, Lucy Thomas & Brendan Levi

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Every episode hosts Paul Mizzi, Lucy Thomas, and Brendan Levi delve in to the wonderful world of the body swap trope in their inane quest to find gold in an oversaturated genre. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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Lita and Tiffany, two long time best friends who love books and discussing them at length, invite you to join their virtual book club. Need a Bookmate? Read with us! 📖 SPOILER ALERT: This podcast discusses details of all books selected and is intended for an 18+ adult audience that is familiar with each books attributes. No subject matter is off limits (language, sex, opinions, triggers, ect).
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On The Rocks is a humorous podcast that pairs video games and other stuff with their perfect alcoholic drink. Join Kyle, Dave, Nathan, and Amy as they attempt to drunkly review todays biggest games, movies, and books, as well as a few classic gems sprinkled in for good measure. We also review a set of indie/retro games each week, as well as a video game trope!
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AV Club 69

Rob Stephenson & Mark Murphy

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Well, hello there, ladies and gents, boys and girls! Are you ready for a rollicking ride through the silver screen? Do you have an itch for cinematic predictions that'll leave you on the edge of your seats? Well, look no further than the one and only… Av Club 69! Join us each week as we take turns in guessing what's next in the plot of some truly incredible movies. Using nothing but our wits and a stack of carefully crafted cards as our tool, we trek down the dangerous path of plot holes, se ...
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Join Amber and Danielle, two millennial moms never without their kids or their kindles, every T&T Tuesday to talk all things books, motherhood, life, and anything else. We’re your book bffs you can bring with you in the car, to the gym, and during nap time. Each month join the T&T book club to read a book with us and discuss on the podcast!
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Join Chris & Jim - The Trope Stormers Podcast are assassins of pop-culture. They analyse Film, TV & video game media for tropes, passing judgement on whether it is good (Utropian) or bad (Dystropian). Narrative story beats are dissected for Mary Sue's, jumping the shark and dead horses. Recorded in London & Cambridge, England, United Kingdom. Abandon all hope all ye who enter. Listen, subscribe - tropestorm. https://twitter.com/tropestormers Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tropestormers ...
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The Comic Trope

Blake - Dave - Amos and Friends

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The Comic Trope is a podcast about Comics and the culture that surrounds them. I, Me, Blake invite friends over (Such as Smiling Dave, Encyclopedia Black, Amazing Amos and others) to ask questions about the things we all google while at work.
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Join Andrew each episode as he takes a specific trope in science fiction and looks at prime examples from books, movies, and television to further understand why it's become a common trope.
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Join the girl otakus of Anime Trending, Gracie, Isabelle, and Agnes, on their weekly roundtable discussions regarding anime! With topics ranging from character analysis, trope discussions, and personal preferences in anime, you are guaranteed to have a fun time listening to the many gossips of anime girl talk. Welcome to the Girltaku! Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/girltaku/support
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Hosted by the unapologetically nerdy duo, Alex and Billy, "Small Screen Couch Commentary" is the podcast that invites you into the living room for a TV watch-along experience like no other. Think of it as hanging out with two of your most entertaining friends who can't stop commenting on every twist, turn, and TV trope they see. But it's not just idle chatter; Alex and Billy dive deep, offering insights, laughs, and the occasional friendly debate over what makes our favorite shows tick. This ...
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What's CODE SWITCH? It's the fearless conversations about race that you've been waiting for. Hosted by journalists of color, our podcast tackles the subject of race with empathy and humor. We explore how race affects every part of society — from politics and pop culture to history, food and everything in between. This podcast makes all of us part of the conversation — because we're all part of the story. Code Switch was named Apple Podcasts' first-ever Show of the Year in 2020. Want to level ...
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The Peabody Award-winning On the Media podcast is your guide to examining how the media sausage is made. Host Brooke Gladstone examines threats to free speech and government transparency, cast a skeptical eye on media coverage of the week’s big stories and unravel hidden political narratives in everything we read, watch and hear.
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talk lit, get hit

talk lit, get hit

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hello and welcome to talk lit, get hit. a podcast where we read viral books the internet won’t shut up about and rate them lit or shit. we’re your hosts bridget, eryn and laura, lovers of sad girl fiction and tragic endings - fearers of smut, urban fantasy and the “who did this to you” trope. join us as we pick apart all the books the internet loves and embark on a journey to figure out why.
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What if you could get a front row seat on a journey through the best and worst horror movies of the past half-century, all rated on Rotten Tomatoes? Brace yourself for an eerie tour with your hosts, Chad Campbell and Mike Carron, as they dissect each film with a surgeon's precision and a fan's passion. Our story began on a mundane work day, when two colleagues, Chad and Mike, decided to start a podcast centered on their shared love for horror films. The search for a genre was a winding, conv ...
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TV Wars: A New Trope

TV Wars: A New Trope

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TV Wars: A New Trope is a weekly podcast where hosts Asha Michelle Wilson and Mabry Williams (with token male Scott Pawley) overanalyze cliches and the shows that use them, along with a special guest, to love, hate, mock, and pick a winner.
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Sailor Noob

Just Enough Trope

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Sailor Noob is the podcast where a Sailor Moon superfan and a total noob go episode by episode through the original Sailor Moon series! Each week on Sailor Noob, hosts Mikanhana and Ka1iban talk about the heroic exploits of the Sailor Senshi, as well as the aspects of Japanese culture, clothing, and food seen in the series. Mikanhana is a Japanese language student who lived in Japan for a time; Ka1iban has never seen a single frame of the show. Join us as we Moon Prism Power "make up" each m ...
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Disloyal

Jewish Museum of Maryland

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Disloyal is a podcast about art, culture, and history from the Jewish Museum of Maryland. The podcast uses the Museum’s exhibits, programs and collections as launchpads for talking about the political, cultural, and spiritual trends that are shaping the world today through a distinctively Jewish lens. The podcast title, Disloyal, is a response to the antisemitic trope that holds that Jews are disloyal, especially to the state, and a response to how social, religious and political issues are ...
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Animate the World!

KSMR Productions

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Animate the World! is a conversational podcast that releases every other week! Join our hosts Richard and Kelly as they discuss, comment and dissect anything and everything pertaining to the animated world. Basically, it's about two friends obsessing over cartoons and having a grand ol' time of it. Join us!
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Oh Captain My Captain

Riki Msindo and Mark Olver

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The 90s trope of older grizzled teacher goes to a school of kids who are rough around the edges and shows them the way is one very close to our hearts. So like most comedians we thought why not make that a podcast! This podcast follows the development of baby-faced comic Riki Msindo as he speak to different guests each week to talk about comedy, their careers and sometimes teach Riki something useful.
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Dissecting Dragons

J.A. Ironside & M.E. Vaughan

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Authors J.A. Ironside and M.E. Vaughan talk about books, films and all aspects of speculative fiction, from the nuts and bolts of writing it, to its (occasionally) obscure origins.
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Our F/Favorite Tropes Part 13: Mothers, Sisters, Daughter – Pseudo-familial RelationshipsThe Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 289 with Heather Rose Jones In this episode we talk about: Relationships using the imagery of sisters and mother/daughter Age-gap relationships References Babayan, Kathryn. “’In Spirit We Ate Each Other’s Sorrow’ Fem…
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Storytelling is a powerful tool for exploring difficult issues - both in terms of catharsis and also at a distance. This is especially true for death and bereavement. While the dragons have discussed grief in speculative fiction before, this week they are examining bereavement as a storytelling mode in its own right. How do you write bereavement in…
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Matthew Ritchie is a music, culture and sports writer who is also a contributor at Pitchfork and has written stories for GQ, Chicago Reader, Rolling Stone, Passion of The Weiss, and others. In this episode we try our damndest to focus on one body of work and cannonball directly into Mach-Hommy's #RICHAXXHATIAN album which Matthew reviewed for Pitch…
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A majority of Americans believe that the economy is in a recession even though it’s not. On this week’s On the Media, hear why there’s a mismatch between facts and feelings about the economy. Plus, how the outlandish claims of AI companies often go unchecked by the press. [01:09] Host Micah Loewinger interviews Jeanna Smialek of The New York Times …
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What happens when a cult classic film leaves our guest completely baffled and one of our hosts downright furious? Tune in to this episode of "Screams and Streams" as we grapple with Andrzej Żuławski's 1981 enigmatic masterpiece, "Possession." We promise a roller-coaster of emotions as Chad summarizes the film's complex plot before diving headfirst …
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Why does every social media platform seem to get worse over time? This week’s On the Media explores an expansive theory on how we lost a better version of the internet, and the systems that insulate Big Digital from competition. Plus, some solutions for fixing the world wide web. [01:00] Host Brooke Gladstone interviews Cory Doctorow, journalist, a…
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Over the past few months, The Washington Post has weathered a slate of unfavorable news. In May, publisher and CEO Will Lewis revealed the Post lost 77 million dollars last year. Lewis also announced a big restructuring and, as reported by Semafor’s Max Tani, the paper’s chief technology officer should have "AI everywhere in our newsroom." But then…
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Dinosaurs and prehistoric megafauna have been capturing human imagination for centuries. Certain myths may well have been partially shaped by the discovery of dinosaur bones, whilst our progressing understanding of the dinosaurs 180 million year reign and how it ended, has coloured our understanding of our own place in the natural order. No surpris…
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As anti-trans legislation has ramped up, historian Jules Gill-Peterson turns the lens to the past in her book, A Short History of Trans Misogyny. This week, we talk about how panics around trans femininity are shaped by wider forces of colonialism, segregation and class interests. Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoic…
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Get the 3 books mentioned here! "Piranesi" - https://amzn.to/3yUmahu "Emperor's Soul" - https://amzn.to/3X9yrsb "Mort" - https://amzn.to/3x8hGmQ Private Book Club! Join/Support: https://www.patreon.com/2toramble Check out our Merch! https://2toramble.com Our social media: https://linktr.ee/2ToRamble PO Box address: 200 Lawyers Rd #6 Vienna, VA, 221…
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Mark has no idea what is about to hit him. It's got more twist and turns than a Swiss alpine slope! Kevin Bacon is our focus and Detective Duquette has his hands full with this case. Out in the everglades lurk many things, some lie deep beneath the surface. Take a walk on the wild side with Mark as he blindly falls for Perez and gets himself in a r…
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There are four words rarely used to describe the films reviewed on the Swapcast. This episode, the gang discuss the 2023 ‘award winning’ and ‘critically acclaimed’ body swap sci-fi comedy, Poor Things. Join the gang as they flounder when the premise of the entire podcast falls apart while they attempt to discuss a film full of talent and substance.…
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What happens when you mix a classic horror film with a custom-themed cocktail? Join us on Screams and Streams as we launch our new segment, Sinister Sips, featuring the "Sour of the Dead" while we dissect Sam Raimi's spine-chilling 1981 movie, Evil Dead. Alongside guest Sam Schreiner, we delve into the eerie plotlines, groundbreaking special effect…
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Over the past two decades, 900 British postal workers were wrongfully prosecuted for fraud. On this week’s On the Media, hear how a TV show about the Post Office Scandal sparked a political reckoning in the U.K. Plus, meet the Redstones – the complicated family behind Paramount Global. [00:00] Host Brooke Gladstone interviews Jonathan Freedland, co…
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Sailor Noob is the podcast where a Sailor Moon superfan and a total noob go episode by episode through the original Sailor Moon series! Taiki is a man who believes in science and not sentiment. But when Ami's favorite teacher becomes the target of Sailor Iron Mouse, their lives will be in Sailor Star Maker's hands! In this episode, we discuss Japan…
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Get the 3 books mentioned here! "All Systems Red" - https://amzn.to/3VsRD30 "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" - https://amzn.to/3Xv9urF "Annihilation" - https://amzn.to/4aN6oC1 Private Book Club! Join/Support: https://www.patreon.com/2toramble Check out our Merch! https://2toramble.com Our social media: https://linktr.ee/2ToRamble PO Box address: …
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This week, I ride solo to review Ishana Shyamalan’s The Watchers in both a non-spoiler and spoiler feature review. Then, in this week’s secondary review, I share my thoughts on the new A24 film, Tuesday. I also talk about recent news regarding Rebel Moon’s director’s cuts, The Office sequel series, and more. Timestamps Show Start - 00:28 News - 03:…
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You ever see a movie poster and think, "nah that can't be real"? This is one of them. Amos and Andrew(?) starring Samuel L. Jackson(?!) and Nicholas Cage(!?!) is a buddy movie all about some bullshit. With a double dose of Blackface and a sprinkling of racial slurs, we have a textbook case of why we do this podcast. We also ask, is the buddy race c…
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This week we're breaking down what games and movies and books we've been getting into over the last few weeks. Does Hades 2 in early access live up to the original? Did Brothers: A Tale of Two sons need to be remade? Is there such thing as too much Spider-Man? We answer these questions and more! On The Rocks does not support underage drinking! ____…
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This week's midweek podcast comes from our colleagues at the New Yorker Radio Hour: On the Netflix reality-TV dating show “Love Is Blind,” contestants are alone in windowless, octagonal pods with no access to their phones or the Internet. They talk to each other through the walls. There’s intrigue, romance, heartbreak, and, in some cases, sight-uns…
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join us for a spooky journey through the pages of Aiden Thomas' spellbinding novel, "Cemetery Boys." in this episode, we dive deep into a world where the living and the dead mingle and schoolyard bad bois can be summoned on whim. from the allure of sexy ghosts to the vibrant tapestry of young adult fiction, urban fantasy, and paranormal romance, we…
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How does a slasher film flop so spectacularly that it becomes a cult classic? Join us on Screams and Streams as we explore the enigma that is Jimmy Huston's 1981 horror flick, "Final Exam." The action takes place at a small North Carolina college, where students find themselves targeted by a mysterious killer during their exam break. We kick things…
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This week, the Department of Justice accused one of the most influential right wing outlets of laundering tens of millions of dollars. On this week’s On the Media, a former reporter on his progression from defining the disinformation beat to running one of the most famous fake news outlets, The Onion. Plus, a satirical movement about birds illumina…
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Sailor Noob is the podcast where a Sailor Moon superfan and a total noob go episode by episode through the original Sailor Moon series! This week, Seiya finds himself at odds with the director of his new musical. But when Sailor Iron Mouse targets her for seed extraction, Seiya will have to choose between his passion and his mission! In this episod…
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It's time for another episode in the fairytales in focus series and this week the dragons are delving into one of the best known and (inexplicably?) best beloved. The tale of the Sleeping Beauty has gone through many permutations over the centuries and most likely has an oral tradition that was even older. It has been co-opted by Medieval Romantic …
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This week, I welcome Brent Leuthold back to the show to review Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga in both a non-spoiler and spoiler feature review. Then, in this week’s secondary review, we share our thoughts on Richard Linklater’s Hit Man. We also talk about recent news regarding Mike Flanagan and The Exorcist, more AI concerns, the current state of movie th…
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Something happened on the internet this week that was at once HUGE and also kind of a foregone conclusion. Jimmy Donaldson better known as Mr. Beast has been for many years basically the king of YouTube. But, as of this week, Mr Beast is now officially the most subscribed YouTuber in the world with 271 million followers at time of recording. His cl…
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President Biden just issued an executive order that can temporarily shut down the U.S.-Mexico border to asylum seekers once a daily threshold of crossings is exceeded. On this episode, we dig into how the political panic surrounding what many are calling an immigration "crisis" at the border, isn't new. And in fact...it's a problem of our own creat…
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Send us a Text Message. Do you love a good Cinderella story? Are you obsessed with Greek mythology? Do you doom scroll AO3 for the latest fanfic? This episode is all about retellings with romance. From Star Wars to Beauty and the Beast, Peter Pan to The Handmaid's Tale. You are bound to find an old favorite in these new romance recs.…
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