Fangirl Fridays
Mini - Stubs & Duds

Mini - Stubs & Duds

July 12, 2019

In this mini, the fangirls cover all the bases. From the return of Wendy's Spicy Nuggets to the brilliance of the cereal aisle in Stranger Things, Natalie and Maren are PUMPED. And in a programming note, Fangirl Fridays will take a Summer Break. See you in August, Fangirls and Boys!

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103 - Back-in-the-Day Babes: Anthony Michael Hall

103 - Back-in-the-Day Babes: Anthony Michael Hall

July 5, 2019

Back-in-the-day babe? Nah. Back-in-the-day cutie? For sure. No Brat Pack series would be complete without the resident Geek. The fangirls cover Hall's career from Honeycomb kid to Riverdale. And this week in fangirling: Maren's movie high school surfaces again at The Wing, Big Little Lies and the first-look photos from Bill and Ted.  

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102 - Back-in-the-Day Babes: Emilio Estevez

102 - Back-in-the-Day Babes: Emilio Estevez

June 28, 2019

Quack, Quack, Quack, Quack ... Despite all of the drama surrounding many "Brat Packers," Emilio Estevez seemed like a fine young man! Natalie and Maren discuss Estevez living his dreams as a triple threat, obsess over pivotal earrings in cinema, and question the true heights of celebrities. And this week in fangirling: Din Tai Fung, soft cookies, and comfy hotel beds. 

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101 - Back-in-the-Day Babes: Demi Moore

101 - Back-in-the-Day Babes: Demi Moore

June 21, 2019

Two iconic haircuts, two big Hollywood marriages, and three cool daughters later .... Demi Moore is still a total babe! Natalie and Maren revisit Moore's beginnings and her best films. (Should we be glad they don't make "romps" anymore?) And this week in fangirling: Better Things and living that short-haired life! 

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100 - Back-in-the-Day Babes: Rob Lowe

100 - Back-in-the-Day Babes: Rob Lowe

June 14, 2019

That jawline! That hair! That cover of Proud Mary with Snow White! Rob Lowe has LIVED. This week the ladies break down the highs and low(e)s of Rob's career and personal life and consider making a purchase of his skin care line.  And this week in fangirling: Star and Natalie's short hair.  

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99 - Back-in-the-Day Babes: Molly Ringwald

99 - Back-in-the-Day Babes: Molly Ringwald

June 7, 2019

The time has finally come for the ladies to talk about the Brat Pack. And who better to kick off the series than the teen queen herself, Molly Ringwald! From John Hughes muse to Archie's Mom, the fangirls break down Ringwald's career and impact. And this week in fangirling: Dry Shampoo and Handmaid's Tale Season 3.  

Here's a link to Molly Ringwald's article in the New Yorker

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Mini - Mel B & Vitamin C

Mini - Mel B & Vitamin C

May 31, 2019

In this mini episode the fangirls run the gamut of topics from trash cereal to circular driveways. It's a time. And this week in fangirling: The illustrious career of Vitamin C and new homes!

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98 - TV High: Graduation

98 - TV High: Graduation

May 24, 2019

Cue Vitamin C... it's graduation time! From valedictorian speeches to teenage marriage proposals, the fangirls break down some classic graduation story lines. And buckle up for Maren's exhaustive coverage of Better Things. Can everyone just watch it please?! And this week in fangirling: Fleabag Season 2, Booksmart and dried mango.

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97 - TV High: Prom

97 - TV High: Prom

May 17, 2019

Prom is a rite of passage and apparently every TV show in the '90s took advantage of that story line! The fangirls break down some of their favorite prom-themed episodes. And this week in fangirling: Dead to MeDetective Pikachu (yes, for real) and Mom stay-cations. 

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Mini - Live Streams & Face Creams

Mini - Live Streams & Face Creams

May 10, 2019

Natalie reflects on the craziness of the Met Gala, while Maren finds yet another facial obsession. Plus Ramy on Hulu! Stay tuned for a new series next week!

And yes, Maren realizes Kylie Jenner was giving us Lil Kim vibes, not Kendall. #Konfusion. 

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96 - Do the Drew: Part III

96 - Do the Drew: Part III

May 3, 2019

In the 2000s, Drew went from wild child to lady boss. Star! Producer! Director! Entrepreneur! Wife! Ex-Wife! Mother! Barrymore has tackled all these and more, but the fangirls have some suggestions for her next role. Video game creator? Sure, why not. A Barrymore Box? Would subscribe. Podcast host? Absolutely. And this week in fangirling: flare jeans and a Charlie's Angels reunion.   

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95 - Do the Drew: Part II

95 - Do the Drew: Part II

April 26, 2019

Is Drew Barrymore the ultimate 90s girl? Is Poison Ivy an under-appreciated movie? How can one appropriately talk about Never Been Kissed? The fangirls attempt to answer all of these questions and more in this week's tribute episode to Drew's wildchild era. And this week in fangirling: Barry, Killing Eve, Lauren Hutton and Busy Philipps' glow.  

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94 - Do the Drew: Part I

94 - Do the Drew: Part I

April 19, 2019

Annnnnnndddd....they're back. After a two week hiatus, the ladies have returned to discuss one of their favorite ladies: Drew Barrymore! Born from Hollywood royalty, the early years of Drew's life were chaotic, but laid the foundation for her rise to fame. And this week in fangirling: What We Do In The Shadows, Fosse, and Beyoncé's Homecoming (duh).  

Side note: Maren now realizes (thank you, Natalie) that the red dress photo of Drew Barrymore is NOT the "Just Say No To Drugs" photo. Apparently Drew was chummy with the Reagans and had multiple photo ops. 

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93 - Fangirl Feelings Forum: Luke Perry

93 - Fangirl Feelings Forum: Luke Perry

March 29, 2019

The Fangirls are finally ready to discuss the tragic death of Luke Perry. From Pike in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Fred Andrews in Riverdale to the iconic Dylan McKay, Luke Perry was a pop culture legend who will be sorely missed.  And this week in fangirling: US, Jeff Goldblum and The Dirt. 

Side note: Apologies for the weird mic glitch! 

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Mini - 8 Balls & Taxidermy Walls

Mini - 8 Balls & Taxidermy Walls

March 22, 2019

The Fangirls are all over the map this week when it comes to fangirling. From Shrill and 9-1-1 to the creepy contacts of Lupita Nyong'o and vampire facials, the ladies had a lot to love. Stay tuned for our Luke Perry tribute episode next week!

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92 - Sham Bands: ’00s

92 - Sham Bands: ’00s

March 15, 2019

The '00s gave Natalie a real reason to stock up on movie soundtracks! From Josie and the Pussycats (yes, again) to Hedwig and the Angry Inch, fictional bands were at the top of their game. And we all know lives were changed by the unbuttoned shirts of Stillwater's Russel Hammond. And this week in fangirling: Pen15.  

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91 - Sham Bands: ’90s

91 - Sham Bands: ’90s

March 8, 2019

The '90s were jam packed with fictional jams. From the perfect covers of Crucial Taunt to the GIFT that is "That Thing You Do," we truly were not worthy. And this week in fangirling: The LA Municipal Dance Group's guided dance party and pantry organization (yeah. for real.) 

Also, RIP Luke Perry. We're still not ready to talk about it. 

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90 - Sham Bands: ’80s

90 - Sham Bands: ’80s

March 1, 2019

The '80s were an eclectic time for fictional bands. Jem and The Holograms gave us many a bop, Sexual Chocolate gave us the mic drop and Spinal Tap gave us an icon.  And this week in fangirling: Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes and Dr. Jart+ rubber masks. 

Side note: The Fangirls do NOT know anything about Star Wars, but we have learned that The Cantina Band is called Figrin D’an and the Modal NodesAdditionally, we now realize it's a pageant in Coming to America and the song performed in the pod is actually "Rock 'N' Roll Creation." SIGH.

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89 - Sham Bands: ’60s/’70s

89 - Sham Bands: ’60s/’70s

February 22, 2019

The Fangirls are BACK! Are they healthy? Maybe. Are they rusty AF? Definitely. But nothing could get in the way of the great fictional bands from the '60s and '70s. From the bubblegum pop of The Monkees and The Archies to the phenomenon of The Blues Brothers, music made-for-the-screen was topping all the charts. And this week in fangirling: Ash vs. Evil Dead, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman and Amal Clooney.

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Rewind: Parks and ReCRYation (with Rachna Fruchbom)

Rewind: Parks and ReCRYation (with Rachna Fruchbom)

February 15, 2019

Sometimes life gets in the way and Fangirls get left alone on Valentine's Day. Maren had too much fun for Natalie's birthday and came down with the plague, so please enjoy this throwback to one of the first episodes of FGF. And stay tuned for the next series on fictional bands!

 

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