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Amanda Phillips Chapman is back to talk about Labyrinth. In which we remember David Bowie, admire Jennifer Connolly's eyebrows, and disagree about Hoggle. Also Amanda uses her scholarly powers to explain the historical connection between mirrors and masquerades.
Elle answers listener questions and talks about all sorts of things with friend of the show Devon Koren Alley, plus Amanda Phillips Chapman comes back for the discussion of Lane Kim that was left out of Episode 8. And then Elle and Devon take a few minutes to discuss the conclusion of Parenthood, as they promised to do on Episode 11. It's an unusual episode, but a fun one.
There are some audio problems, of a sort that have happened a few times lately. There's no episode next week, but rest assured we'll have the audio troubles figured out and solved by the next episode the week after. Also, when the Patreon reaches $125, we'll be getting new audio equipment, which will help a lot.
Amanda Phillips Chapman, literary scholar and academic, is here to discuss Gilmore Girls, a cult TV drama that's had a recent resurgence thanks to Netflix. In short: Melissa McCarthy is adorable, Stars Hollow is basically Twin Peaks, Christopher's the worst, Paris is the best, and Madeline and Louise are totally queer.
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Alternate Gilmore Girls’ Series Finales: The Many Imaginary Deaths of Christopher Hayden by Nicole Cliffe and Mallory Ortberg is at The Toast.