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Peek behind the scenes with this week's picks, featuring traveling performers, fictional bands, true tour stories, feuding ladies, and much more.
Also this week, we reveal our theme songs, Amy talks about her dream jobs on a David Bowie tour, we plan our pitches for new Ryan Murphy shows, and we completely lose any semblance of control over our guffaws. Prepare yourselves: you may pee a little.
Our picks this week:
Amy: Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel
Erin: Daisy Jones and The Six, Taylor Jenkins Reid
Amy: Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, Carrie Brownstein (Memoir)
Erin: Live From New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live, James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales (NonFiction, Oral History)
Amy: The Punk Singer (Documentary)
Erin: Feud: Joan Crawford and Bette Davis (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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