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Once a month Nicole and Monica, two fangirls, talk about knitting and movies.

While We Were Knitting Nicole G

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Once a month Nicole and Monica, two fangirls, talk about knitting and movies.

    Dune (2021) - Translating a SciFi Epic to Screen

    Dune (2021) - Translating a SciFi Epic to Screen

    Nicole and Monica watched Dune (2021), the big screen, big budget adaptation of Frank Herbert's novel, and Got Into It about a number of topics, including what's adaptable from of a very wild book series, colonialism, Oscar Issac's beard, and appropriate movie theater knitting.  

    Nicole knit Underwing Mitts by Erica Heusser and The World's Simplest Mittens by Tin Can Knits. Monica knit Wurm by Katushika.

    Crazy (instrumental) by SilentCrafter

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    • 59 min
    Princess Floralinda and the Forty-flight Tower - Our First Audio Novella

    Princess Floralinda and the Forty-flight Tower - Our First Audio Novella

    Nicole and Monica listened to Princess Floralinda and the Forty-flight Tower, a very funny but intense fairytale take on a princess imprisoned in a tower full of monsters and the fairy that gets trapped in there with her. The novella was written by Tamsyn Muir and the audiobook read by Moria Quick. 

    Nicole knit Homecoming Cardi by Shay Johnson. Monica knit Infinite Cheer by Mary Annarella. 

    Crazy (instrumental) by SilentCrafter

    https://soundcloud.com/silentcrafterofficial

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    • 32 min
    The Green Knight - A Very Weird Movie

    The Green Knight - A Very Weird Movie

    Nicole and Monica discuss The Green Knight, a retelling of the Arthurian legend, the Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.  

    Nicole knit Homecoming Cardi by Shay Johnson and spun. Monica knit Swirled Peace by Lisa K. Ross and ripped out a sweater. 

    Crazy (instrumental) by SilentCrafter

    https://soundcloud.com/silentcrafterofficial

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    • 28 min
    Star Trek - Boldly Going into Fannish History

    Star Trek - Boldly Going into Fannish History

    Nicole and Monica discuss Star Trek, one of the foundational texts of modern Western fandom. We watched two episodes from the original series, 2x01 Amok Time and 2x10 Journey to Bable, the 2009 Star Trek Movie, and a series of fanvids. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLIf56hgYjZiTJYX9grI0_tysFozcFoj5Z 

    Nicole knit Homecoming Cardi by Shay Johnson and spun. Monica knit Sizzle Pop by Lesley Anne Robinson, Vodka Lemonade by Thea Colman, and Sockhead Slouch Hat by Kelly McClure.
    Crazy (instrumental) by SilentCrafter

    https://soundcloud.com/silentcrafterofficial

    Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported — CC BY-SA 3.0

    • 36 min
    Supernatural - Monica Talks About her Passions

    Supernatural - Monica Talks About her Passions

    Nicole and Monica discuss Supernatural, a show about two brothers, an angel, and at least five apocalypses, that ran on TV fifteen years. We watched episode 5x03, Free to Be You and Me, 11x15, Beyond the Mat, and 12x10, Lily Sunder has Some Regrets. We also watched two clips. One of Jensen Ackles singing Eye of the Tiger, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HsyMtYoSkC0 and one of Castiel confessing his love to Dean, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnFElAfYmdk

    Nicole spun, and Monica knit Windflower by Catherine Knutsson. 

    Crazy (instrumental) by SilentCrafter

    https://soundcloud.com/silentcrafterofficial

    Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported — CC BY-SA 3.0

    • 59 min
    All Elite Wrestling - Nicole Talks About her Passions

    All Elite Wrestling - Nicole Talks About her Passions

    Nicole and Monica discuss professional wrestling, a sport that's like if a sports anime and a soap opera had a baby that was raised by a drag queen. We watched two clipshows of content from All Elite Wrestling. The first one is focused on the arc of Eddie Kingston and Jon Moxley and the second is more of a thematic overview of stuff Nicole finds interesting.

    Jon Moxley/Eddie Kingston (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLIf56hgYjZiRnq_eLu45haXoM0qCl6xsF)

    AEW Overview (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLIf56hgYjZiRZTL_NwJl-udxImiJsP-QB)

    Nicole knit Pomatomus by Cookie A. Monica knit Vodka Lemonade by Thea Colman and Windflower by Catherine Knutsson.

    Ending rec: Tunnel Talk

    Crazy (instrumental) by SilentCrafter

    https://soundcloud.com/silentcrafterofficial

    Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported — CC BY-SA 3.0

    • 59 min

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