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Family is great... until it's not. This week, we're talking family gatherings that go terribly awry. Whether it's death predictions, organized dances, interstellar conflict, or family reunions, these picks are all about that most dramatic of drama: family drama .
Also in this episode, we talk TV and movie families we want to watch, horrifying family traditions, and old-fashioned insults. Plus, we try to do to fruit cups what we did to Sno-Caps: ANNIHILATION.
Our picks this week:
Amy: The Immortalists, Chloe Benjamin
Erin: The Middlesteins, Jami Attenberg
Amy: Saga, Brian Vaughn and Fiona Staples (Graphic Novel)
Amy: Tommy, by The Who (Album and Movie)
Erin: The Goldbergs (TV)
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Broads and Books is a book podcast, a funny podcast, and a feminist podcast. And you'll find we're one of the best podcasts. Each week Amy and Erin choose a unique theme. Then we choose two fiction books, two other genre books (short story collections, memoir, non-fiction, true crime, poetry, etc.), and two pop culture picks based on that theme. We surprise each other with our picks, talk about why we like them, and give you unexpected recommendations for every reading taste.
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