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Romance is Dead

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The podcast hosted by Yasmin Rolfe and Mike Salisbury where they take romantic comedies VERY seriously, from Sleepless in Seattle to Sleeping with Other People, Yasmin and Mike break down the nuances of romantic comedies and who knows, maybe they'll learn something about themselves along the way? New episodes Sunday.

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The podcast hosted by Yasmin Rolfe and Mike Salisbury where they take romantic comedies VERY seriously, from Sleepless in Seattle to Sleeping with Other People, Yasmin and Mike break down the nuances of romantic comedies and who knows, maybe they'll learn something about themselves along the way? New episodes Sunday.

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Romance is Dead

Latest release on Sep 19, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Vol. 45 Wedding Crashers

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Yasmin and Mike crash 2005's Wedding Crashers. How realistic is it that either Vince or Owen could sleep with that many women? How realistic is it that they could crash they wedding of the Secretary of the Treasury's daughters wedding? Can you just leave a wedding immediately after speeches? Can you leave your own wedding right after the vows? Is using a fake name and job to sleep with women wrong (yes)? All these questions and more answered.

Follow Mike on twitter @boy_from_school and instagram @boyfromschool, follow Yas on Instagram @yasrolfe, follow the pod @romancedeadcast on twitter and @romanceisdeadpodcast on instagram please rate and review us on iTunes find us on and follow us on Spotify!
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Mar 14 2020

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Rank #2: Vol. 20 My Best Friends Wedding

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The best friends Mike and Yas discuss the 1997's My Best Friends Wedding, Julia Roberts is at it again, Dermot Mulroney is smoldering, they're best friends and one of em is having a wedding, you better believe it. Follow Mike on twitter @boy_from_school follow the pod @romancedeadcast please rate and review us WE LOVE YOU!

Feb 25 2018

54mins

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Rank #3: ROMANCE IS DEAD Vol. 44.5

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Yas and Mike crash this weeks mini episode to tell you what to watch next and give their pop culture reccomendations

Mar 07 2020

12mins

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Rank #4: Vol. 22 Just My Luck

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Mike and Yas are back to talk about 2006's JUST. MY. LUCK, Just My Luck? JUST. MY. LUCK. The podcasts first Lindsey Lohan film annnnnd boy is it a doozy. McFly's 'Yellow Submarine' how many former OC bit players can you put in your film before your audiences asks: hey wait... did they just have the same casting director and they were lazy? How many uses of lucky superpowers can the main character use before the audience asks: what... wait??? HUH? Listen and find out.

May 05 2018

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Rank #5: Vol. 14 Maid Of Honor

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Yasmin and Mike put on their best tux's and RSVP to 2008's Maid of Honor, this film had no business being released to the general public and Patrick Dempsey and Michelle Monaghan have no business being the romantic leads in a film. Mike and Yas learn important lessons like: if you can say I love you to a dog? You can say it to a person, Scotland?: 3rd world country and ladies? YOU GOTTA YOU JUST GOTTA get yourself a nice set of lingerie, a good set, get a good set.
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Oct 14 2017

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Rank #6: Vol. 15 Trainwreck

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Yas and Mike are all aboard to discuss 2015's Trainwreck and more importantly 16-time world champion John Cena and 4-time world champion LeBron James and just how much more enjoyable and fun they are compared to the lead actress of this film.
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Oct 28 2017

42mins

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Rank #7: Vol. 25 Crazy, Stupid, Love

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Crazy, stupid, Yas and Crazy, Stupid, Mike SHOW UP to discuss 2011's Crazy, Stupid, Love, they're immense love for almost everyone in the cast, the fact you can play 6 degrees of Kevin Bacon with Mike and the bold prediction that Steve Carell will win an oscar some day. Follow Mike on twitter @boy_from_school follow the pod @romancedeadcast please rate and review us WE LOVE YOU!

Jun 03 2018

52mins

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Rank #8: Vol. 23 What Happens In Vegas

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What happens in Vegas? Should have stayed IN Vegas. Romance is Dead is back to discuss 2008's What Happens in Vegas, Ashton Kutcher is bad, Cameron Diaz is bad, the podcast? IT'S GOOD! We also kick off our campaign to fight Ansel Elgort #shreddingforAnsel
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May 05 2018

42mins

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Rank #9: Vol. 12 The Proposal

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In this weeks volume of Romance is Dead, Mike tries desperately to convince Yasmin that 2011's The Proposal is the worst film he has ever seen and there is absolutely no way she can like it, can he do it? No. Can he lose his mind over it? Yes.

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Sep 16 2017

44mins

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Rank #10: Vol. 7 How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days

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This should have been saved for episode 10? Well...yeah I mean some forward planning would have been good, this is free so what do they expect? Mike don't write this down, are you writing this???
Yas and Mike learn how to Lose a Guy in 10 Days and learn that many giant business deals are made through bets.
Do people still have sex to music or is it exclusively the Netflix what to watch next screen? DID THIS FILM CURSE BOTH THE NEW YORK KNICKS AND THE SACRAMENTO KINGS? Was this film written by a script writing robot? And Yas has some strong opinions on how hot early 2000's Matt Mcconaughey is.
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Jul 08 2017

51mins

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Rank #11: Vol. 40 Always Be My Maybe

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Romance is Dead breaks down 2019 Netflix's own 'Always Be My Maybe' does it hinder your opinion of a film if it's a Netflix exclusive? Is this film comparable to 'When Harry Met Sally?' (no.) and is it ever excusable to have sex in a car when there is a perfectly good bed?

Follow Mike on twitter @boy_from_school, follow Yas on Instagram @yasrolfe, follow the pod @romancedeadcast please rate and review us on iTunes find us on Facebook by searching Romance is Dead and follow us on Spotify!
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Jun 29 2019

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Rank #12: Vol. 10 What If?

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Mike and Yas ask What If? (2013)
What if Daniel Radcliff is more than just Harry Potter?
What if Adam Driver is the greatest living actor?
What if men and women CAN just be friends? FIND OUT
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Aug 19 2017

50mins

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Rank #13: Vol. 17 Home Again

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SOUND THE ALARM! Yas & Mike are back for 2018 with 2017's Home Again. Yas takes us on a journey through her travels in Europe, Mike fills us in on what he's been doing (sitting in an empty room waiting for Yas to come home) and they both discuss how in a movie where Reece Witherspoon is trying her hardest she is shackled with 3 of the most generic boring white men of all time.
Critics said Home Again would save the romantic comedy genre? Mike and Yas have a different opinion.
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Jan 13 2018

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Rank #14: Vol. 41 Never Been Kissed

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Romance is Dead tackles a film that's main message seems to be: 'look... if you're an adult sleeping with a senior in high school it's NOT that big a deal honestly...' 1999's Never Been Kissed.
Drew Barrymore and former WCW world heavyweight champion David Arquette are a brother and sister duo who head back to high school so Drew can capture the biggest journalistic story ever that will SAVE A NEWSPAPER from going out of business, things get stranger from there so check it out.

Follow Mike on twitter @boy_from_school, follow Yas on Instagram @yasrolfe, follow the pod @romancedeadcast on twitter and @romanceisdeadpodcast on instagram please rate and review us on iTunes find us on Facebook by searching Romance is Dead and follow us on Spotify!
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Aug 24 2019

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Rank #15: ROMANCE IS DEAD Vol. 18.5

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I, Yasmin and I, Mike skate their way through the mini ep telling you what to watch for next weeks show and give you their pop culture recommendations.

Feb 03 2018

9mins

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Rank #16: ROMANCE IS DEAD Vol. 14.5

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Mike and Yas start a feud with one of the writers of Ingrid Goes West and with people in their 20's with moustaches and preview what to watch next week (hint it's a Trainwreck) keep it funky!

Oct 21 2017

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Rank #17: Vol. 11 The Big Sick

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Mike and Yasmin in a first for the podcast, give their takes on a film that is currently in cinemas: 2017's The Big Sick
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Sep 02 2017

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Rank #18: Vol. 19 About Time

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Wanna hear two people mispronounce Bill Nighy's name? Then THIS is the podcast for you, the terrible twosome of Mike and Yas travel through time (with limited powers) to give you the low down on 2013's About Time. Hear Mike recall meeting Margot Robbie, Yas argue that time traveling for love is just a lil bit creepy and just what is it 'about' time? Listen to find out.
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Feb 10 2018

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Rank #19: ROMANCE IS DEAD Vol. 11.5

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Yas and Mike preview what to watch next week and give their pop culture recommendations!
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Sep 09 2017

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Rank #20: Vol. 13 500 Days Of Summer

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Romance is Dead finds the catalyst of today's toxic dating culture in 500 Days of Summer.
Fellas? If a girl says no to you or makes her intentions VERY clear, let's maybe just pump the breaks and let it go hey? A film with lots of good ideas but no execution.

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Oct 01 2017

37mins

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