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Hot and Bothered is all about the power of romance novels. In Season 4, Live from Pemberley, we’re taking a close look at the most famous Romance novel of all time: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. Every episode, Vanessa Zoltan and Lauren Sandler will read through the book, talk with experts, and ask themselves the question 'is this still a story for our time?' Episodes release bi-weekly on Fridays.
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Hot and Bothered is all about the power of romance novels. In Season 4, Live from Pemberley, we’re taking a close look at the most famous Romance novel of all time: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. Every episode, Vanessa Zoltan and Lauren Sandler will read through the book, talk with experts, and ask themselves the question 'is this still a story for our time?' Episodes release bi-weekly on Fridays.
Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

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    Live from Pemberley: A Private Audience (Chapters 19 + 20)

    Live from Pemberley: A Private Audience (Chapters 19 + 20)

    Mr. Collins finally makes his move in Chapters 19 and 20 of of Pride and Prejudice. He pulls Lizzy aside for his grand proposal… and can’t seem to understand it when Lizzy flatly refuses. Vanessa and Lauren explore different readings of Collins in this scene and discuss the ways that Pride and Prejudice offers a mirror for modern feminist readers. 
    Dr. Talia Schaffer joins us at the end of the episode to discuss historical perspectives on Collins as a potential romantic partner. Our next episode is on August 26th, when we’ll get a shock from Charlotte Lucas! 

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    • 52 min
    Live from Pemberley: A Private Audience (Chapters 19 + 20)

    Live from Pemberley: A Private Audience (Chapters 19 + 20)

    Mr. Collins finally makes his move in Chapters 19 and 20 of of Pride and Prejudice. He pulls Lizzy aside for his grand proposal… and can’t seem to understand it when Lizzy flatly refuses. Vanessa and Lauren explore different readings of Collins in this scene and discuss the ways that Pride and Prejudice offers a mirror for modern feminist readers.

    Dr. Talia Schaffer joins us at the end of the episode to discuss historical perspectives on Collins as a potential romantic partner. Our next episode is on August 26th, when we’ll get a shock from Charlotte Lucas!

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    Live from Pemberley: The 2005 Movie (with Helen Zaltzman and Jenny Owen Youngs)

    Live from Pemberley: The 2005 Movie (with Helen Zaltzman and Jenny Owen Youngs)

    We're taking a quick break from reading Pride and Prejudice to watch the 2005 movie adaptation with one of our favorite podcasts, Veronica Mars Investigations.
    Vanessa is joined by Helen Zaltzman and Jenny Owen Youngs to dig through the movie, comparing it along the way to the BBC mini-series and, of course, the original text. They ask important questions like: How does Elizabeth hear Darcy's insult at the Meryton Ball? Is Mr. Bennet the true villain of Pride and Prejudice? And is Matthew McFadden wearing a wig in this movie?
    Next episode, we're returning to our original format with chapters 19 + 20 - the Collins proposal!
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    Live from Pemberley: An Agreement to Expose Themselves (Chapters 17 + 18)

    Live from Pemberley: An Agreement to Expose Themselves (Chapters 17 + 18)

    It’s time for the Netherfield Ball in Chapters 17 and 18 of Pride and Prejudice. Mr. Darcy finally asks Lizzy to dance and the whole Bennet family seems to be on a mission to embarrass themselves in front of everyone. Vanessa and Lauren discuss the undercurrent of class privilege that surrounds balls in general and Lizzy’s prejudice around Darcy specifically.
    Dr. Amanda Calhoun joins us at the end of the episode to discuss the enemies to lovers trope from a psychological perspective. Our next episode is on July 29th, when we’ll squirm through Collin’s proposal. 
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    • 58 min
    Live from Pemberley: Fire Island (with Tobin Low)

    Live from Pemberley: Fire Island (with Tobin Low)

    Last month, a new Pride and Prejudice adaptation dropped – Fire Island directed by Andrew Ahn. As your go-to place for all things Pride and Prejudice, we felt it was our duty to watch the film and report back on how it compares to the original. And we were lucky enough to get Tobin Low, the co-creator of the Nancy podcast and current editor at This American Life, in the studio to break it all down. We talk about our favorite moments and how the themes of family, class, and pride translate from the book to the film.
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    • 35 min
    Live from Pemberley: Most Gentlemanlike Appearance (Chapters 15 + 16)

    Live from Pemberley: Most Gentlemanlike Appearance (Chapters 15 + 16)

    A new love interest has hit the scene in Chapters 15 and 16 of Pride and Prejudice. The handsome Mr. Wickham has caught Lizzy’s eye, and he has quite the story to tell about Darcy. Vanessa and Lauren discuss their first impressions of Wickham and what it means to trust a stranger. 
    Dr. Mary Jean Corbett joins us at the end of the episode to discuss the British marriage law and customs that surround Collins’ plan to marry his cousin. Our next episode is on July 15th, when we’ll attend the Netherfield Ball. (But look out for a little bonus episode on July 8th!) 

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    • 51 min

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