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Happily Ever Aftermath explores relationships in movies and how they shape our ideas of love and romance. One title at a time, Diana welcomes guests to share their personal connection to the film and analyze the trajectory of the characters’ relationship -- when did they fall in love and what is their fate after the movie ends?

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    • Film Reviews
    • 4.8 • 37 Ratings

Happily Ever Aftermath explores relationships in movies and how they shape our ideas of love and romance. One title at a time, Diana welcomes guests to share their personal connection to the film and analyze the trajectory of the characters’ relationship -- when did they fall in love and what is their fate after the movie ends?

    Drop Dead Fred (1991) & Justine from Pod Appétit

    Drop Dead Fred (1991) & Justine from Pod Appétit

    Non-imaginary friend Justine returns with her pick Drop Dead Fred (1991). The movie definitely includes scenes involving dog poop and exploding corn flakes, but strap yourself in for a deep discussion about gas lighting, controlling partners, and having a fraught relationship with a parent.
    Check out Justine's podcast Pod Appétit: Gourmet Takes on all the podcatchers.
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    A young woman finds her already unstable life rocked by the presence of a rambunctious imaginary friend from childhood. Stars Phoebe Cates, Rik Mayall, Marsha Mason, Tim Matheson, Carrie Fisher, Keith Charles, Ashley Peldon, Daniel Gerroll, Ron Eldard, and Bridget Fonda. (from IMDb.com)
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    • 56 min
    Adventures in Babysitting (1987) with Steve and Izzy from EILfM

    Adventures in Babysitting (1987) with Steve and Izzy from EILfM

    The glorious return of Steve and Izzy! We discuss Steve's pick Adventures in Babysitting (1987) and his first celebrity crush Elizabeth Shue. On rewatch he discovers the movie also influenced his future car purchases. Diana loved this movie as a youngling, but turns out she doesn't remember 75% of it. She was about the beginning dance sequence and the soundtrack.
    Tangents include:
    Superman with a bald eagle for unknown reasons.
    Who is the best actor typecast as a douche? Bradley Whitford, William Zakba, or Billy Zane?
    Adventures in Babysitting/Harry Potter mash up.
    Experiences with people named Todd.
    What happened to Ferguson from Clarissa Explains it All and Goldberg from The Mighty Ducks?
    Home Alone and what the movies think middle class is.
    Watching the edited version of Pulp Fiction on TV.
    Would you fight one bear sized bee or 100 bee sized bears?
    Would a Playboy Centerfold show up at a college party?
    When was the last time you wrote a check?
    The DMV.
    Interviewing bald eagles.

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    A babysitter must battle her way through the big city after being stranded there with the kids she's looking after. Elisabeth Shue, Maia Brewton, Keith Coogan, Anthony Rapp, Calvin Levels, Vincent D'Onofrio, Penelope Ann Miller, George Newbern, John Ford Noonan, Bradley Whitford, Ron Canada, and John Davis Chandler. (from IMDb.com)
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    • 1 hr 19 min
    Selena (1997) & Perla X. Caballero

    Selena (1997) & Perla X. Caballero

    Planned since Perla first guested on LA Podcast Festival Part 2, we discuss the movie biography Selena (1997). Come for Selena talk, stay for Perla's stories about Depeche Mode, flying in the in the 90s, red lipstick, new podcast ideas, and the movies Roma (2018), Peeping Tom (1960), and Avengers Infinity War (2018) (which will all come back to Selena). Her love of the film and of Selena made Diana's heart go bidi bidi bom bom.
    Since you deserve more of her wonderfulness, follow Perla on Twitter and Instagram @pxcaballero. Talk to her about Selena, ask her how to send her presents on her April 1st birthday, and ask her to send you photos of her dog Chico.
    Links to the highlights of things Perla mentioned
    The Dollop episode #368 Operation W*****k
    Artist and performer Isabella De La Rosa
    Article Chris Perez Watches the Movie for the First Time
    When ordering food during the pandemic, call the restaurant directly, tip 30%, and if something goes wrong, at least you didn't have to cook.
    Life jacket on Selena statute before Hurricane Harvey hit Corpus Christi.
    Perla wearing her Superhero T-Shirt to Avengers Infinity War at the Cinerama.

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    The true story of Selena, a Texas-born Tejano singer who rose from cult status to performing at the Astrodome, as well as having chart topping albums on the Latin music charts. Stars Jennifer Lopez, Edward James Olmos, Constance Marie, Jon Seda, Lupe Ontiveros, Jackie Guerra, Jacob Vargas, Rebecca Lee Meza, Panchito Gómez, Victoria Elena Flores, Rafael Tamayo, Alexandra Meneses,Ruben Gonzalez, Seidy López, Pete Astudillo, Ricky Vela, and Don Shelton. (from Wikipedia.org and IMDb.com)
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    • 1 hr 29 min
    Notting Hill (1999) & Jason Parmele

    Notting Hill (1999) & Jason Parmele

    Diana is just a girl, welcoming her guest Jason Parmele, asking him “what happen next”? Jason not only brings his pick Notting Hill (1999), but also games from his podcast The Misplay tailored to this huge blockbuster rom-com. He leaves the show winning the part of “the Perfect Guy”.
    Check out sometimes co-host Ryan being interviewed on The Misplay, a podcast about the card game Eternal and follow him on Twitter @parmele and @TheMisplay.
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    The life of a simple bookshop owner changes when he meets the most famous film star in the world. Stars Julia Roberts, Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville, Emma Chambers, James Dreyfus, Rhys Ifans, Tim McInnerny, Gina McKee, Richard McCabe, Dylan Moran, Henry Goodman, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Lorelei King, John Shrapnel, Clarke Peters, Mischa Barton,and Emily Mortimer. Uncredited cameos include Alec Baldwin, Matthew Modine, Omid Djalili (from the Mummy!) and screenplay by Richard Curtis. (from Wikipedia.org and IMDb.com)
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    • 54 min
    Grease 2 (1982) & Liz from Nerdy Bitches Podcast

    Grease 2 (1982) & Liz from Nerdy Bitches Podcast

    We're gonna score tonight with more Pink Lady-Cember, Nerdy Bitch Liz, and Grease 2 (1982). It does not take long to notice that Stephanie and Michael are a better couple than Sandy and Danny. And Stephanie is the coolest of them all. If you love Grease 2, Liz will love you.* (*Not a guarantee, but odds increase if you buy her an inflatable hippo from Fantasia costume.)
    Check out Liz's blog Self Saving Princess and her podcast Nerdy Bitches is available on all the pod-catchers. Readers of all kinds can join thehttps://www.facebook.com/groups/NBPReadingChallenge Nerdy Bitches Book Club Reading Challenge on Facebook.
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    A British student at a 1960s American high school must prove himself to the leader of a girls' gang whose members can only date greasers. Stars Michelle Pfeiffer, Maxwell Caulfield, Lorna Luft, Maureen Teefy, Alison Price, Pamela Adlon, Adrian Zmed, Peter Frechette, Christopher McDonald, Leif Green, Didi Conn, Eve Arden, Sid Caesar, Dody Goodman, Tab Hunter, Dick Patterson, Connie Stevens, and Eddie Deezen. (from IMDb.com)
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    • 1 hr 22 min
    Grease (1978) & Liz from Nerdy Bitches Podcast

    Grease (1978) & Liz from Nerdy Bitches Podcast

    During the magical time of Pink Lady-Cember, Nerdy Bitch Liz is here to discuss Grease (1978). Having countless viewings under her belt, Liz shares about her Rizzo love and the effect of seeing thirty-year-old actors playing teenagers. Of course we cover what went over our heads when we were younger (cough, sexual assault everywhere), which Pink Lady we are, and Sandy's crap transformation. Bonus chat includes Baby Paul Rudd, Liz's incredible reading prowess, and thoughts on gift giving.
    Check out Liz's blog Self Saving Princess and her podcast Nerdy Bitches is available on all the pod-catchers. Readers of all kinds can join the Nerdy Bitches Book Club Reading Challenge on Facebook.
    For all your upcoming gift giving, you need friend of the show Izzy Fischer's incredible art on Etsy. Use code “HEAMCAST” to save 15% on your purchase at her Esty shop. She's not a sponsor, just amazing! Go to her website for all of her creations.
    Good girl Sandy Olsson and greaser Danny Zuko fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance? Stars John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway, Barry Pearl, Michael Tucci, Kelly Ward, Didi Conn, Jamie Donnelly, Dinah Manoff, Eve Arden, Frankie Avalon, Joan Blondell, Edd Byrnes, Sid Caesar, Alice Ghostley, Dody Goodman, Susan Buckner, Lorenzo Lamas, Eddie Deezen, and Sha-Na-Na (from IMDb.com)
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    • 1 hr 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

Kim@The Dark Roast Pod ,

Listening Happily Ever After

Fantastic podcast! Good quality, great chemistry between the hosts. The movies covered are wonderful - the episodes reminded me of a lot of movies I had forgotten about, and made me realize I should give a few others a second chance.

Elloise76 ,

Funny and insightful

Great podcast which made me rethink a few movies (cough cough Overboard). Brings more to the table than most film podcasts and definitely worth a listen. -Erica, Customers Also Watched

alisaurus.wrecks ,

Brillaint and Fun

What happens to the couple after the credits role? What a brilliant concept. Diana & Polina are really great hosts, they have great chemistry and a unique perspective on relationships both personal and on film. This podcast is really interesting and fun. Absolutely give a listen!

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