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The Cool Table podcast is THE place to sit and chill and chat about all things pop culture: books, movies and TV, and the fandoms that love to hate them. It's more than just a tongue-in-cheek way to describe our gang and our place on the internet or a self-deprecating way to describe what we bring to you. It’s an all-inclusive hangout meant for everyone who ever needed a place to sit and just fangirl away, without having to wade through the crazies to get there. Relax, you found your people. We’ve been saving you a seat at right here.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 21 Ratings

The Cool Table podcast is THE place to sit and chill and chat about all things pop culture: books, movies and TV, and the fandoms that love to hate them. It's more than just a tongue-in-cheek way to describe our gang and our place on the internet or a self-deprecating way to describe what we bring to you. It’s an all-inclusive hangout meant for everyone who ever needed a place to sit and just fangirl away, without having to wade through the crazies to get there. Relax, you found your people. We’ve been saving you a seat at right here.

    Loki Episode 2: The Variant

    Loki Episode 2: The Variant

    Loki Episode 2 takes Loki and Mobius outside the TVA and into the alternate timeline world, where he meets a mysterious woman who unfortunately isn't us. 

    Amy (@BlessAmysHeart) and Beth (@bethorne) are here to break down the aesthetics, the themes, the villain theories and all the potential shipping opportunities of our newest Marvel series, Loki. What started as being horny for Tom Hiddleston may turn into our own therapy session.

    We get a little theological, a little diabolical and a lot horny in this one.


    The Cool Table podcast is produced and edited by Beth Thorne. Follow Beth on Twitter and Instagram @bethorne.
    Content support is provided by the co-founders of The Cool Table. Find out more about who we are at https://atthecooltable.com/who-we-are/.
    Music provided by Audilus - Use our discount code:  COOLTABLE15 for 15% off subscriptions and Single Song Licenses  Audilus- Discover an individualized music licensing experience at audilus.com / audil.us
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    • 58 min
    Loki Episode 1: Glorious Purpose (Therapy, Calvinism and Shipping)

    Loki Episode 1: Glorious Purpose (Therapy, Calvinism and Shipping)

    Loki Episode 1 introduces the Time Keepers, the TVA and our very sweet Loki variant who deserves all the bare-chested hugs we can muster. And we can muster.

    Amy (@BlessAmysHeart) and Beth (@bethorne) are here to break down the aesthetics, the themes, the villain theories and all the potential shipping opportunities of our newest Marvel series, Loki. What started as being horny for Tom Hiddleston may turn into our own therapy session.

    We get a little theological, a little diabolical and a lot horny in this one.


    The Cool Table podcast is produced and edited by Beth Thorne. Follow Beth on Twitter and Instagram @bethorne.
    Content support is provided by the co-founders of The Cool Table. Find out more about who we are at https://atthecooltable.com/who-we-are/.
    Music provided by Audilus - Use our discount code:  COOLTABLE15 for 15% off subscriptions and Single Song Licenses  Audilus- Discover an individualized music licensing experience at audilus.com / audil.us
    As always, follow our entertainment coverage, book reviews and pop culture rants atthecooltable.com

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    • 1 hr 36 min
    The French Open: We Love Tennis and Mess

    The French Open: We Love Tennis and Mess

    Bonjour! The French Open red clay is so messy. What m***e, the one French cuss word everyone knows. Amy and La'Shay discuss all the sport, politics, and drama that surround the tennis of Roland Garros 2021. Who needs Mare of Easttown when you have Naomi Osaka?? If we have learned anything from both, it's this: mental health is health!

    The Cool Table podcast is produced and edited by me, Beth Thorne. Follow me on Twitter and Instagram @bethorne.
    Content support is provided by the co-founders of The Cool Table. Find out more about who we are at https://atthecooltable.com/who-we-are/.
    Music provided by Audilus - Use our discount code:  COOLTABLE15 for 15% off subscriptions and Single Song Licenses  Audilus- Discover an individualized music licensing experience at audilus.com / audil.us
    As always, follow our entertainment coverage, book reviews and pop culture rants atthecooltable.com

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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Good Night, Mare of Easttown

    Good Night, Mare of Easttown

    All the mysteries are solved ... or at least the ones that don't relate to how Mare hasn't fixed her hair yet. The finale of Mare of Easttown left us with a huge hole on Sunday nights, but at least we have The Cool Table podcast to break it all down.

    Join Beth and Amy (follow BlessAmysHeart on Twitter) at The Cool Table as they mourn the end of Mare of Easttown.

    The Cool Table podcast is produced and edited by me, Beth Thorne. Follow me on Twitter and Instagram at bethorne.
    Content support is provided by the co-founders of The Cool Table. Find out more about who we are at https://atthecooltable.com/who-we-are/.
    Music provided by Audilus - Use our discount code:  COOLTABLE15 for 15% off subscriptions and Single Song Licenses  Audilus- Discover an individualized music licensing experience at audilus.com / audil.us
    As always, follow our entertainment coverage, book reviews and pop culture rants atthecooltable.com

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    • 1 hr 14 min
    Choose Your Own Mare of Easttown

    Choose Your Own Mare of Easttown

    After the penultimate episode of Mare of Easttown, it's becoming increasingly clear that we get to choose our own adventure ending: Do you think it's some combo of Rosses who are to blame? Is it the Dylan-Jess-random friend trifecta? Or are you sticking with Siobhan? None of the details are coming together to give us the answers this week, but we still have plenty to talk about.

    Join Beth and Amy (follow BlessAmysHeart on Twitter) at The Cool Table as they break down all the theories in this final speculative episode of Mare of Easttown.

    The Cool Table podcast is produced and edited by me, Beth Thorne. Follow me on Twitter and Instagram at bethorne.
    Content support is provided by the co-founders of The Cool Table. Find out more about who we are at https://atthecooltable.com/who-we-are/.
    Music provided by Audilus - Use our discount code:  COOLTABLE15 for 15% off subscriptions and Single Song Licenses  Audilus- Discover an individualized music licensing experience at audilus.com / audil.us
    As always, follow our entertainment coverage, book reviews and pop culture rants atthecooltable.com

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Retrospective: Falcon and the Winter Soldier

    Retrospective: Falcon and the Winter Soldier

    We're taking a break from our Mare of Easttown coverage to bring you a different type of TV show breakdown: Julie, Janna and Beth discuss everything we loved, hated and didn't quite understand (or agree on) about Marvel Studio's Falcon and the Winter Soldier.

    Follow Julie and Janna on Twitter for more!

    The Cool Table podcast is produced and edited by Beth Thorne.
    Content support is provided by the co-founders of The Cool Table. Find out more about who we are at atthecooltable.com/whoweare.
    Music provided by Audilus - Use our discount code:  COOLTABLE15 for 15% off subscriptions and single song licenses at  audilus.com
    As always, follow our entertainment coverage, book reviews and pop culture rants at atthecooltable.com


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    • 1 hr 22 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

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Pop culture analysis done right

No matter the subject: tv, books, or sports the Cool Table delivers funny, interesting analysis that you’re unlikely to get in any other corner of the internet. Where else are you going to hear a breakdown of Calvinism and how it applies to Loki followed by analysis of how long Mare of Easttown has been in a funk from the length of her roots?

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