Tea & TV is a podcast for TV addicts, hosted by Price and Elizabeth. Every other week, we discuss and gush about our favorite TV shows. We have a wide range of taste and love hearing suggestions. Check out our website where every episode includes lists of teas we’re drinking, articles we’re reading, music we’re listening to, and video clips we’re watching. Thanks for listening! You can find us on SoundCloud, iTunes, Stitcher or your favorite podcast hub.
Tea and TV: Star Wars Appreciation Episode 1
Why yes, this is the podcast you've been looking for. Welcome to our first annual May the Fourth Star Wars Appreciation episode! Joined by lifelong Star Wars fan and friend of the podcast, Jacky Bosworth, we try to answer the question: why does everyone love Star Wars? We discuss and gush about our personal memories of Star Wars and some of our own reasons for loving this iconic franchise, including character and story archetypes, world building, feminism, cinematography, music, and more.
Tea and TV The Handmaid's Tale - The Book vs. The Show
Nolite te bastardes carborundorum! We discuss The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood and notable differences from the award-winning show from Hulu, including: characterizations of Offred/June, Moira, Nick, and Ofglen/Emily; unreliable narration in the novel; use of foreshadowing in the show; barbarism with modern elements; twisting of bible passages; the book vs. show ending; and our predictions for season two. Plus, how amazing Margaret Atwood is and our favorite quotes.
Tea and TV The Bold Type S01E10 Carry The Weight
It’s the season finale and we’re ready to unleash holy hell! We discuss the season one finale of Freeform’s The Bold Type, Carry the Weight: Jane is leaving Scarlet and writing her last article about a rape survivor’s visual arts project, Sutton is trying to survive Fashion Week and her tumultuous love triangle, and Kat is avoiding thinking about Adena by planning the Fashion Week party and hitting a career goal. Plus, we discuss the societal impact of the Harvey Weinstein scandal and other noteworthy sexual assault cases, the MeToo movement, and TimesUp. We also gush about MILCK’s “Quiet” which was featured in this episode. We literally can’t keep quiet about it.
Tea and TV: The Bold Type S01E09 Before Tequila Sunrise
Are you ready for a bottle episode? We discuss season 1 episode 9 of Freeform’s The Bold Type, Before Tequila Sunrise: shenanigans ensue when the Scarlet office is locked down, thanks to a small orange blur. Jane has to decide between staying at Scarlet or accepting a job at Incite, drunk Sutton continues to navigate through her turbulent love life, and Kat spends an evening at the airport with Adena before being separated again. Also, our opinions on U.S. immigration policies, including the 2017 Muslim ban and DACA, and Elizabeth's new favorite Texas Senator candidate, Beto O'Rourke.
Tea and TV: The Bold Type S01E08 The End of the Beginning
In this episode, things get très compliqué. We discuss season 1 episode 8 of Freeform’s The Bold Type, The End of the Beginning: with layoff rumors running rampant at Scarlet, Jane takes an interview with another publication, Sutton helps a high maintenance assistant with the favorite coats for fall fashion shoot while Oliver is out of town, and Kat, who knows her job is safe but can’t tell her friends, helps Jacqueline put together a focus group for the board. Plus, layoffs and current revenue trends of the magazine industry.
Tea and TV: The Bold Type S01E07 Three Girls in a Tub
We want to talk about The Bold Type…..and nachos. We discuss season 1 episode 7 of Freeform’s The Bold Type, Three Girls in a Tub: Kat wants to be a better boss lady but her direct report is making it hard, Sutton wants things to be less complicated with Richard after he hosts a dinner party with the girls, and Jane wants love with Pinstripe….or maybe with someone else. Plus, research on tantric sex and the Bechdel Test.
Intelligent, thoughtful, and light so that it makes for a nice escape from the terribleness in the world and in politics . It’s like having friends discussing TV in your living room. I could totally drink some tea with these girls.