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44 minutes | 8 months ago
Let's Laugh Instead of Cry
This episode was recorded 31st May 2020. CONTENT WARNING: Around the 8:36 mark, we discuss Blade Runner and the depiction of women in film, briefly mentioning coercion. Join us as we discuss Al's love for Nicolas Cage and Adam Driver and what films/TV shows we've been watching to get us through quarantining. All Lives Cannot Matter Until Black Lives Do. #SAYHERNAME BLACK LGBTQ+ MATTER TOO - HAPPY PRIDE xxx Ways to help the movement: Sign the petition: Justice for Belly Mujinga // Justice for Breonna Taylor // Justice for Oluwatoyin Salau Donate to charities & funds: UKBLM Fund // Support Black LGBTQ+ Creatives // The Bail Project Girly Gurls is an online platform for wxmen creatives to showcase their voices through their art.
42 minutes | a year ago
Miss Rona Got Us Locked Down
Join Alice and I for our first episode of the year. We talk all things Coronavirus, our government's response, stockpiling and what we can hopefully learn from it all. Apologies, if the sound quality isn't at its usual best - we are remotely recording (of course), so the sound can be spotty in some places. Hope you enjoy and happy listening. To learn more about the Coronavirus please visit: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus According to Us is a Girly Gurls Production. Girly Gurls is an online platform for wxmen creatives to showcase their voices through their art.
46 minutes | a year ago
The Graduates' Future
We're back for the last episode of the year! Join us as we talk about post-graduate life, finding a job/choosing a career and the upcoming general election, ending the show merrily with a chat about Christmas. Everything seems to be coming to a head before we end 2019 with a splash. Monthly recommendations: Al: Chernobyl created by Craig Mazin (TV) His Dark Materials created by John Throne/ Philip Pullman (TV) Booksmart dir. Olivia Wilde (Film) Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind written by Yuval Noah Harari (Book) Everyday Life by Coldplay (Album) Dani: Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston (Book) Over It by Summer Walker (Album) ALSO REGISTER TO VOTE (General Election 12 Dec 2019) According to Us is a Girly Gurls Production. Girly Gurls is an online platform for wxmen creatives to showcase their voices through their art.
37 minutes | 2 years ago
Green Is The New Black
In this episode, Al and I discuss our world's current position on climate change. From the recent highly publicised protests of Extinction Rebellion to youth social activism, our society needs to have a look in the mirror and decide whether we want to save ourselves and our neighbours. May recommendations: Alice: Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve (book) Dani: The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson (book) According to Us is a Girly Gurls Production. Girly Gurls is an online platform for wxmen creatives to showcase their voices through their art.
59 minutes | 2 years ago
A 90s kid's Twenty-First (feat. Abigail Martin)
Episode Three, BABY. In this episode, we are celebrating Alice's birthday with a trip down memory lane. From Hannah Montana to Super Ted, Gabrielle and more, listen to us as we reminisce about our childhoods. Happy Birthday, Al! April recommendations: Alice: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman (book) Dani: Dirty Computer by Janelle Monáe & Us dir. Jordan Peele (album & film) According to Us is a Girly Gurls Production. Girly Gurls is an online platform for wxmen creatives to showcase their voices through their art.
39 minutes | 2 years ago
Body Confidence (feat. Honey Feminist Collective)
How would you describe the relationship you have with your body? Trying? Great? It's Complicated? In our sophomore episode, we talk to Fran and Phoebe from Honey about body confidence. From the highs, lows and in-betweens, join us as we discuss our respective journeys to loving our bodies. Roll on episode 2! March recommendations: Alice: The Infinite Monkey Cage by Brain Cox & Robin Ince (podcast) Dani: Golden Hour by Kacey Musgraves (album) According to Us is a Girly Gurls Production. Girly Gurls is an online platform for wxmen creatives to showcase their voices through their art.
64 minutes | 2 years ago
Awards Season & Resolutions
In our inaugural episode, Alice and I talk about our favourite films of 2018, the love for Marvel we both share and how making resolutions can sometimes be demanding. So, sit back, make some tea (or coffee if that's more to your liking) and enjoy listening to our friendly chat. Here's to the premiere of According to Us! Films discussed this month: Free Solo, dir. Jimmy Chin & Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, dir. Peter Ramsey, Bob Persichetti & Rodney Rothman Spider-Man, dir. Sam Raimi [Upside-Down Kiss Scene] Black Panther, dir. Ryan Coogler Avengers: Infinity War, dir. Anthony Russo & Joe Russo Ant-Man and the Wasp, dir. Peyton Reed Lady Bird, dir. Greta Gerwig Crazy Rich Asians, dir. Jon M. Chu Solo: A Star Wars Story, dir. Ron Howard *Sorry for butchering your name Alden Ehrenreich. Aquaman, dir. James Wan Incredibles 2, dir. Brad Bird Widows, dir. Steve McQueen A Quiet Place, dir. John Krasinski Fantastic Beats: The Crimes of Grindelwald, dir. David Yates TV shows discussed: Killing Eve, writer. Phoebe Waller-Bridge Bodyguard, writer. Jed Mercurio This Is Us, creator. Dan Fogelman Sex Education, writer. Laurie Nunn Gilmore Girls, creator. Amy Sherman- Palladino According to Us is a Girly Gurls Production. Girly Gurls is an online platform for wxmen creatives to showcase their voices through their art.
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