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Cool Story; Needs More Girls

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We're two friends who like to talk about movies and tv, making each other laugh, and noticing the lack of female perspective in media. Come listen to our bi-weekly podcast and let us know what programs you want to hear about!

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We're two friends who like to talk about movies and tv, making each other laugh, and noticing the lack of female perspective in media. Come listen to our bi-weekly podcast and let us know what programs you want to hear about!

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Cool Story; Needs More Girls

Latest release on Mar 05, 2018

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Rank #1: Cool Story; Needs More Real Girls

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Cool Story; Needs More Girls celebrates Women's Month! We start off hard with naming famous ladies who have influenced us in some way, from first ladies who influenced us to keep reading, broadway stars who helped us find our musical voices, and TV stars who shaped our tastes as children. Maggi discusses how much she hates surprises, Lizz has a surprise for Maggi, and why Lizz would not be a good princess. 

Consumption Corner this week includes: Jessica Jones, A Futile and Stupid Gesture, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and Weeds.

Hey, go on our Cool Story Facebook Page and show us a picture of your pet! Lizz will rate your dogs out of 10, and Maggi will rate all the cats!

We can be found on Instagram at Cool Story; Needs More Girls, Twitter @coolstorycast and come like our facebook page!

Mar 05 2018

56mins

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Rank #2: Cool Story; Needs More Precision

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It's time for a Cool Story; Real Girls Ep! Your girls look at a cool girl from the past, Ms. Annie Oakley. We discuss the amazing things she did, like supporting her family from before she was 15, giving most of her money to charity, and proving a lot of the gender role expectations wrong. We chat about how stories can get changed from real life to the media and how writers can create drama where there wasn't any. ALSO WE COME UP WITH THE BEST ANALOGY FOR GUN SAFETY???

We pause for a bit to talk about current events and Generation Z. Hey y'all? These teenagers are changing the world and we are so proud of them. (insert meme of Taraji P. Henson saying "You're doing great, sweetie".) Maggi gets on a mental health rant and Lizz talks about education. 

Consumption Corner topics: Everything Sucks, Baby Ballroom, Parks and Rec, Spotlight, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Critical Role.

Hey, go on our Cool Story Facebook Page and show us a picture of your pet! Lizz will rate your dogs out of 10, and Maggi will rate all the cats!

We can be found on Instagram at Cool Story; Needs More Girls, Twitter @coolstorycast and come like our facebook page!

Feb 26 2018

46mins

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Rank #3: Cool Story; Happy Galentine's Day!

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Lizz and Maggi spent the week celebrating Valentine's day and Galentine's day! They discuss the history of the two holidays and how the media portrays women vs men during these holidays. You know, more men displayed as bumbling and women as needy or angry. We discuss Valentine's Day traditions and how they've change throughout the years. Maggi quizzes Lizz on her favorite romantic tropes. Maggi confesses that she was once part of a love triangle.

Consumption Corner this week: "Goodbye Earl" by the Dixie Chicks and "The Much Bettern Movie Hiding in Titanic".

Hey, go on our Cool Story Facebook Page and show us a picture of your pet! Lizz will rate your dogs out of 10, and Maggi will rate all the cats!

We can be found on Instagram at Cool Story; Needs More Girls, Twitter @coolstorycast and come like our facebook page!

Feb 19 2018

55mins

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Rank #4: Cool Story; Needs More Olympic Theme Songs

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Our boss lady joins us this week to talk about the Olympics, the history of Olympics, and the involvement of women within the program! We've geeked out on the history stuff and learned a TON about figure skating and Olympics! We discuss some badass ladies who rocked our worlds and won some medals (or got disqualified). We make jokes about what song they would play for when we would win medals (in our fictional Olympics), Lady Doritos, and Skeleton vs Luge. Taylor and Maggi go on and on about Yuri! on Ice and how wonderful it is and Lizz explains to Maggi about Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan. Our boss threatens to shut us down at least 3 times. 

Consumption Corner this week includes The Greatest Showman, One Day at a Time (season 2), and End of the F*cking World.

Hey, go on our Cool Story Facebook Page and show us a picture of your pet! Lizz will rate your dogs out of 10, and Maggi will rate all the cats!

We can be found on Instagram at Cool Story; Needs More Girls, Twitter @coolstorycast and come like our facebook page!

Feb 12 2018

1hr 3mins

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Rank #5: Cool Story; Needs Fewer Triangles

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This week cha girls come to you to talk about something that was near and dear to their hearts in high school, LOVE TRIANGLES! The most romantic of the shapes, they discuss Bella and Edward vs Bella and Jacob, Katniss and Peeta vs Katniss and Gale, and fanfiction. They admit to some of their fanfiction faves, how everything is fanfiction, and how Harry Potter vs Twilight is reductive. ALSO MAGGI IS A BIG NERD AND TALKS ABOUT BOOKS A LOT. Also she proves to herself that she remembers a lot from her creative writing classes.

They discuss ally-ship and how those with priviledge can help those without be heard in Cool Story; Real Girls.

Carmilla can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3mJkSqZbX4

We can be found on Instagram at Cool Story; Needs More Girls, Twitter @coolstorycast and come like our facebook page!

Jan 29 2018

1hr 1min

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Rank #6: Cool Story; Needs Even More Space Ladies

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Lizz and Maggi looked at each other after last week and said "Wow, we forgot a lot of movies." So they're back to talk about EVEN MORE SPACE LADIES. We discuss all of the very man heavy space movies that all seem to be the same? But Sandra Bullock is amazing? Maggi gets to find out more about treatment for Spacephobia (A REAL THING) and Lizz shares a moment where she was able to provide representation for someone she knows. They get very excited about Hidden Figures and how much history they hadn't been taught!

In Cool Story; Real Girls, we talk about female astronauts and the women who inspired Hidden Figures. 

In Consumption Corner, Maggi discusses a podcast that provides a lot of representation for her (The Adventure Zone) and Lizz is trying out a new show on FreeForm called "Alone Together".

We can be found on Instagram at Cool Story; Needs More Girls, Twitter @coolstorycast and come like our facebook page!

Jan 22 2018

45mins

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Rank #7: Cool Story; Needs More Space Ladies

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Maggi and Lizz have messed around with their recording equiptment again, and you know what that means! Sound is a little off, as Lizz's mic was going in and out. We will be back to our regular quality next week!

We're on Space Ladies this week! We discuss Star Wars, Passengers, Black Mirror Episode 401, and the quirky themes we see in space movies, such as scantily clad women and exoticly colored aliens. Maggi goes on and on for too long about Princess Leia and how she feels about Star Wars (spoiler, she loves them). Lizz admits some very embarrassing memories about Episode 1. In Consumption corner, we have The God of Small Things and Truth & Iliza (avaliable on FreeForm). 

We can be found on Instagram at Cool Story; Needs More Girls, Twitter @coolstorycast and come find our new facebook page!!!

Jan 15 2018

45mins

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Rank #8: Cool Story; We Can Do It!

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Maggi and Lizz are back in the country and back on their grind! Lizz comes raring into the new year with high hopes of discussing WWII. We discuss how women's roles changed during this time and how media reflects that. They discuss Dunkirk, The Sound of Music, Their Finest, and The Diary of Anne Frank. They chat about the WWII history they learned on their trip and the different perspectives they saw of WWII. They discuss a little about wage gaps and multiple job having history.  Lizz lets us in on her secret work out playlist. Hint: It's Trolls.

Please check us out on twitter @coolstorycast or find us on instagram: Cool Story Needs More Girls

Jan 08 2018

48mins

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Rank #9: Cool Story; We're Jet Setters Now

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Your girls are out of the country, enjoying London and Paris! They got together to discuss their favorite movies that take place in those cities and how strangely romantic all of the movies are. We veer off into Consumption Corner and segue from Star Wars anticipation to talk for too long about Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and the movie vs the book. 

We're on that weekly grind now, so see you next week!

Please check us out on twitter @coolstorycast or find us on instagram: Cool Story Needs More Girls

Jan 02 2018

39mins

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Rank #10: Cool Story; Needs More Billboards (BONUS)

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SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS!!!! SPOILERS FOR "THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE OF EBBING, MISSOURI"!!

TW: Discussions of rape culture, rape, murder

Lizz and Maggi join you for a special episode to discuss a new movie that they want you to see! Steve joins us to talk about the depth in the female characters and the heart of the movie. We rejoice in the characters, all of whom further the plot and the message of the movie. We reflect on the grey areas of the bad guy/good guy dynamic. 

THIS IS NOT A SPOILER FREE PODCAST. PLEASE SEE THIS MOVIE!

Please check us out on twitter @coolstorycast or find us on instagram: Cool Story Needs More Girls

Dec 28 2017

26mins

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