Ep 90 – Nine and a Half Weeks (I Hate About You)

The Book Club reconvenes to discuss the latest pick, “Nine and a Half Weeks,” which might be the most contentious book yet for the Foxes. Was it at all sexy? Was it too disturbing? Was it worse than “Lamb”? Tune in to hear the debate! (TW/CW: Discussion of abuse, rape, questionable consent)

Show Notes:

Nine and a Half Weeks: A Memoir of a Love Affair – Elizabeth McNeill (goodreads)

Ms Magazine – A History  (msmagazine.com)

my coworker wants us to call her boyfriend her “master” (askamanager.org)

Helping hands from Labyrinth

“She chose down?”

Spock Funeral

The Boss (The Boss #1) by Abigail Barnette (goodreads)

Secretary (Official Trailer)

Hitler’s Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields by Wendy Lower (goodreads)

Screw the Roses, Send Me the Thorns: The Romance and Sexual Sorcery of Sadomasochism by Philip Miller  (goodreads)

The Loving Dominant by John Warren

Gilbert Gottfried Reads 50 Shades of Grey

 Next Bookclub selection is:
Bitter Springs by Laura Stone (goodreads)
Join us, won’t you?

Minisode 08 – Summer Reading

This week we’re Two-Foxes shy of a Hen House, so we bring to you a Mini-sode on reading and books.
Specifically Summer Reading.
What it meant to us then, what it means to us now, and if it’s really all that different from picking up a book at any other time of the year.

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Ep 88 – SWF (Single Wiley Foxes)

* or at least some of us are.

Readers, set your dials to Love, because this week the Foxes tackle the topic of Dating.
First dates, good dates, bad dates, and where to find new dates.

Tune in this week for drink recommendations, advice on where to find good advice, and which apps we’re using in pursuit of of the mighty , yet ever elusive lurve.

Show Notes:

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Covert Cupid ’17 Fanfic: Mindy

Note: This entry is part of this year’s Covert Cupid challenge, in which each host drew three characters from a hat and used them to write a romantic fanfiction short. You can hear them all read aloud in Episode 80 of the podcast.

It had to be a Christmas movie. Of course it had to be a Christmas movie. I strongly suspected foul play, but, when I watched the video of the Heat Miser’s song… it was actually pretty cute.
This was certainly a tough one for me — I wasn’t too familiar with any of the characters, and at first, they seemed to have absolutely nothing whatsoever in common.

Ultimately, though, I couldn’t resist the idea of matching up two sort-of-supervillains who each had a kind of creepy crack team of minions, however bizarre the pairing seemed to be. And as for Leela, well, who better to pop randomly and inexplicably into a story than a Doctor Who companion?

And, um… I love fondue. Don’t you?

I hope you enjoy the story! -Mindy

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