Episode 19: Maybe Too Much Fun


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*Note: this episode was recorded before the tragedy at Pulse in Orlando. All our love is with the victims, survivors, and the LGBTQ community.
In Episode 19 Kath guilt trips Miró for not listening to the Hamilton soundtrack, Miró guilt trips Kath for not watching Transparent. We introduce BAWOTE (Badass Woman of the Episode) Loretta Lynch and discuss her speech against the “bathroom bill.” The remake of Roots is now on TV and everyone seems to have an opinion. When is a reboot good and when is it time to move on? And finally, your summer reading essentials, why Chick Lit book covers may ruin your next great discovery, and how murderous monks may be the perfect calming escape from your cray boss.
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Episode 16: The Epitome of Strength and Badassery

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It’s March (Method to the) Madness and that means experiencing Women’s History Month like you’ve NEVER known before! From 19th century mavericks knocking down the fortress of patriarchy to modern women not putting up with any $h!t, we talk about it all. So strap yourself into your bras, it’s time for a wild ride!

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Intro Song: Strange Overtones by David Byrne & Brian Eno
Outro Song: Put Yourself First from Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
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Episode 11: T is for Twitter Tiff

Kath takes to fisticuffs on Twitter. Miró continues her quest for grandma-hood with Sue Grafton’s alphabetic murder mystery series. Miró and Kath potentially make a lot of feminists mad by talking about when a woman’s story does or doesn’t need to be told. They potentially make a lot of xenophobes mad by disparaging films with bad foreign accents instead of subtitles. Will more Twitter fights ensue?

Episode 9: 5 Summer Movies You Should Have Seen By Now

summer 2015 best movies review

5 summer blockbusters* that you should have seen by now… all expertly critiqued, torn apart, gushed over, and over-anticipated by Miró and Kathryn.**

*according to us
**We recorded this episode over two weeks ago, but between two chaotic schedules and multiple technology problems we weren’t able to post until now. So get your butt to the movie theater!

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Episode 6: Own the Brassy


On this week’s episode of Method to the Madness Miró and Kathryn revisit the cult classic Waiting for Guffman and their unapologetic admiration for Iris Apfel, the Terry Gross/Marc Maron interview, andBad Feminist by Roxane Gay.

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Episode 4: This is Just What My Face Looks Like

Today on the podcast Kath and Miró discuss Amy Schumer’s ‘Girl, You Don’t Need Makeup‘ video and why Miró chooses to look like a 12-year-old on the reg. We review All the Way, a play about President LBJ and the 1964 Civil Rights Act at Austin’s Zach Theatre (and soon to be dramatized for HBO).

Also, why LBJ and Elvis are oh so alike, Rhianna’s Chinese pizza dress, and how old is Ralph Lauren, really?!
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Links from the episode: Amy Schumer’s Girl, You Don’t Need Makeup music video
All the Way at the Zach Theatre
All the Way Wikipedia Page
Bryan Cranston to star in HBO’s adaptation of All the Way
Rhianna’s Met Gala pizza dress — warning: photoshopped (in case you are as blind as Miró)
China: Through the Looking Glass now open at the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute
Kim Kardashian’s selfie book (aptly titled “Selfish”) — 2.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon

Intro song: Strange Overtones by David Byrne & Brian Eno
Image credit – some guy at the Zach Theatre 
Outro song: Stay in School by Otis Redding

Talk to Your Doctor!

Episode 2: In A World… Where Everything’s Free

Kathryn and Miró wax poetic about Tig Notaro and how Trevor Noah needs to take page out of her book. But should he delete those terrible tweets? Should we all have the “Right to be Forgotten”? Also, why Tidal may not be the end of the world.

Oh, and Kath reads a gorgeous Yeats poem.

Links from the show:
Tig Notaro
In a World (movie with Tig Notaro)
Right to be Forgotten – debate on NPR
Bipartisan article on Tidal
Anti-Tidal article
More info on Tidal
Mumford and Sons diss Tidal

Intro song: Strange Overtones by David Byrne & Brian Eno
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