28 episodes

Join Katie and Lena as they revisit classic romantic comedies and their effect on...everything! Your quirky best friends/leading ladies/podcast hosts discuss the impact the films have had on their lives and how they fit into the social and political landscape of the modern world. Each week they chat with guests about fave points throughout the story, philosophize about the essential elements of a great movie, and share romcommoms (romcom moments) from their own lives. It's the RomCom Effect!

The RomCom Effect Lena Olson and Katie Chilson

    • TV & Film
    • 4.6 • 19 Ratings

Join Katie and Lena as they revisit classic romantic comedies and their effect on...everything! Your quirky best friends/leading ladies/podcast hosts discuss the impact the films have had on their lives and how they fit into the social and political landscape of the modern world. Each week they chat with guests about fave points throughout the story, philosophize about the essential elements of a great movie, and share romcommoms (romcom moments) from their own lives. It's the RomCom Effect!

    Bonus Episode: Quarantine Edition

    Bonus Episode: Quarantine Edition

    Lena and Katie catch up in quarantine covering which rom coms are helping them cope, how they're staying busy, and why TV and movies are extra important right now.
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    • 57 min
    Valentine's Day with Miraya Berke

    Valentine's Day with Miraya Berke

    Katie and Lena are joined by founder of the Rom Com Fest, Miraya Berke, to wrap up the season with Valentine's Day! They chat about high school sweethearts, Valentine's Day celebrations and the 36 questions to fall in love.

    Find Miraya Berke on twitter: @mirayaberke
    Follow Rom Com Fest on twitter: @romcomfestival and instagram: @romcomfest

    You can buy tickets to the Rom Com Fest now at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rom-com-fest-badges-tickets-93029727419

    Read about Miraya's love story here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2019/07/02/welcome-rom-com-fest-haven-fans-who-never-stopped-believing-happily-ever-after/

    If you want to ask a special someone 36 questions to fall in love: https://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/11/style/36-questions-that-lead-to-love.html
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    • 1 hr
    Groundhog Day with Adam Dubowsky

    Groundhog Day with Adam Dubowsky

    Lena and Katie are joined by guest Adam Dubowsky to relive the great rom-com Groundhog Day. Even though they hate small talk with people from high school, they chat about what they'd do in Purgatory, weather as a metaphor and the powerful music of Coldplay.
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Last Holiday with Taneka Stotts

    Last Holiday with Taneka Stotts

    Lena and Katie are joined by Taneka Stotts (Steven Universe) to rewatch Queen Latifah's Last Holiday. They cover graceful poop jokes, the trouble with health insurance, and the most epic snowboard chase of all time. 

    You can find Taneka on Twitter: @TanekaStotts

    Check out her work at: https://tanekastotts.com/
    and http://lovecircuits.com/



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    • 1 hr 8 min
    The Holiday Calendar with Christina Lee

    The Holiday Calendar with Christina Lee

    Katie and Lena are joined with guest Christina Lee to chat about the Netflix Original "The Holiday Calendar." This week they cover NYE toasts, celebrity kid stars, and travel bloggers.
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    • 49 min
    The Knight Before Christmas

    The Knight Before Christmas

    Katie and Lena catch up with each other while discussing Netflix original, The Knight Before Christmas. They talk about switcheroo movies, Lady Alexa Play and their personal quests in life.
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    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

ZickmasterC ,

I love (pun intended) this podcast!

This podcast is so much fun! It’s so interesting to delve back into my favorite romcoms with a fresh perspective (and it gives me an excuse to rewatch all these films!). This podcast is an utter delight!!

DeeDee9000 ,

Terrible podcast

Dumb podcast made by dumb people

harpingabout ,

Great show!

You gotta love a podcast where special attention is paid to the quirky best friend in a romcom. Such a sweet and special touch from two clearly sweet and special hosts!

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