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Cool Story; Needs More Girls
57 minutes | Mar 5, 2018
Cool Story; Needs More Real Girls
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!
46 minutes | Feb 26, 2018
Cool Story; Needs More Precision
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!
56 minutes | Feb 19, 2018
Cool Story; Happy Galentine's Day!
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!
64 minutes | Feb 12, 2018
Cool Story; Needs More Olympic Theme Songs
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!
61 minutes | Jan 29, 2018
Cool Story; Needs Fewer Triangles
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=M3mJkSqZbX4We can be found on Instagram at Cool Story; Needs More Girls, Twitter @coolstorycast and come like our facebook page!
45 minutes | Jan 22, 2018
Cool Story; Needs Even More Space Ladies
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!
45 minutes | Jan 15, 2018
Cool Story; Needs More Space Ladies
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!!!
49 minutes | Jan 8, 2018
Cool Story; We Can Do It!
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
40 minutes | Jan 2, 2018
Cool Story; We're Jet Setters Now
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
26 minutes | Dec 28, 2017
Cool Story; Needs More Billboards (BONUS)
SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS!!!! SPOILERS FOR "THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE OF EBBING, MISSOURI"!!TW: Discussions of rape culture, rape, murderLizz 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
35 minutes | Dec 25, 2017
Cool Story; Needs More Mistletoe
Happy Winter Holidays! Your girls are here to talk about how much they love this season and what gets them in the spirit! They discuss their own traditions and female gender roles while sitting in front of a crackling fires, definitely recorded today, Christmas day. Lizz talks about her least favorite commerical (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54fu5HIjGhQ) and getting presents for your mother. We here at Cool Story Needs More Girls want you to buy your mom a present.Please check us out on twitter @coolstorycast or find us on instagram: Cool Story Needs More Girls
64 minutes | Dec 11, 2017
Cool Story; Needs the Medicine, STAT
Your girls are back! Maggi gets to wax poetic on Scrubs, complain about highly qualified women being babysitters, and answering all of Lizz's questions about Totoros. Lizz continues her quest to make us into a Greys Anatomy Fancast and creating new segments, including Cool Story, Needs Some Answers. Thanks to tvtropes.org for being an amazing website for always.Please check us out on twitter @coolstorycast or find us on instagram: Cool Story Needs More Girls
54 minutes | Nov 21, 2017
Cool Story; Needs the Antidote
Today your girls are tired and sad. They mourn losing some idols the only way they know how, a call to action about TOXIC MASCULINITY. Lizz discusses sports and where we can see this in the media while Maggi does some research and talks about power struggles. Maggi calls in a special guest to talk about her current media consumption and Lizz talks about Grey's Anatomy again.Please find links to the articles referenced below:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toxic_masculinityhttps://everydayfeminism.com/2017/08/masculinity-vs-toxic-masculinity/https://ojp.gov/reviewpanel/pdfs_nov06/written-kupers.pdfhttps://thenib.com/toxic-masculinityhttps://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/the-difference-between-toxic-masculinity-and-being-a-man-dg/Please check us out on twitter @coolstorycast or find us on instagram: Cool Story Needs More Girls
53 minutes | Nov 6, 2017
Cool Story; Needs More Comedy
Your favorite hosts are together and ready to go! Lizz gets to talk about sketch comedy, Tina Fey, and being a stand up comedian. Maggi asks questions and pretends that she's funny too. They discuss some stand up comedians that not everyone likes, why things are funny, and list funny women (just kidding. there are lots of them.) After a very busy week, the girls need a chance to catch up and beg for ratings and reviews.Please check us out on twitter @coolstorycast or find us on instagram: Cool Story Needs More GirlsIf you are interested in seeing Lizz's "Thoughts and Prayers" Sketch, please go to this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e64DN-sqxUc
62 minutes | Oct 23, 2017
Cool Story; Needs More Spooks
In honor of Halloween, your favorite hosts are joined by some special guests who love spooky movies! Maggi and Lizz worry about getting too scared and discuss Saw but with butts, their ignorance of Japanese films, and Jack Nicholson! Your girls make plans for future riff tracks (No but seriously, we should have recorded us watching the Shining) and Taylor's secret podcast "Game of Butts". Excuse Mort, he's very loud. Also we talk about Chekhov's gun like, A LOT.Spoilers for the movies: RoboGeisha, The Shining, 10 Cloverfield Lane, and Get Out. Please check us out on twitter @coolstorycast or find us on instagram: Cool Story Needs More Girls
66 minutes | Oct 9, 2017
Cool Story; Needs Better Princesses
Maggi gets to talk about one of her favorite topics, PRINCESSES! Lizz chimes in with some real life princesses and how badass they were. We talk about our favorite princess movies, discuss the best way to kill the man who betrayed you, and what media we're consuming. Maggi forgets to intro the podcast and Lizz makes fun of her for it. All in all, it's a heartwarming episode. Referenced article: http://www.cracked.com/article_19478_5-real-princesses-too-badass-disney-movies.htmlPlease check us out on twitter @coolstorycast or find us on instagram: Cool Story Needs More Girls
45 minutes | Sep 25, 2017
Cool Story; Needs More Real Romance
Your beloved hosts take on Romantic Comedies and beg for something different, like a Meg Ryan and Bill Nye the Science Guy romance. Lizz plans out this movie using all the best tropes while Maggi complains about Nicholas Sparks and predictable story lines. We talk about all of the Meg Ryan movies, (500) days of Summer, The Last Notebook of Rodanthe (That's a Nicholas Sparks book, right?) and 50 First Dates. Please check us out on twitter @coolstorycast or find us on instagram: Cool Story Needs More Girls
66 minutes | Sep 11, 2017
Cool Story; Needs More Smarts
Lizz and Maggi talk about smart girls who inspire them. This list goes on for a while. Maggi gets to gush about A Series of Unfortunate Events, The Mindy Project, and one of her favorites, RIVER SONG. Lizz teaches Maggi about Shonda Rimes' wonderful shows, Amy Poehler's Smart Girls, and another Elizabeth Moss character. This is not not turning into an Elizabeth Moss fancast. Together they are able to name the nine different types of intelligences and remember to pay homage to a sports movie they forgot a few weeks ago. Please forgive us, Bend it Like Beckham.Also, Lizz and Maggi were both nasty sick while recording this. Please excuse sounds such as sniffling and brain farts. Please check us out on twitter @coolstorycast or find us on instagram: Cool Story Needs More Girls
47 minutes | Aug 28, 2017
Cool Story: Sorry its a Bummer
Our two cohosts dive into the world of Dystopia and discuss The Handmaid's Tale. Maggi doesn't like this idea. They chat about various dystopian novels such as 1984, A Brave New World, The Hunger Games, and Farenheit 451. Lizz takes Maggi on an imaginary journey and Maggi doesn't like this either. They talk about other shows they've been watching, their new tagline, and touch on some hot topics. Please check us out on twitter @coolstorycast or find us on instagram: Cool Story Needs More Girls
54 minutes | Aug 14, 2017
Cool Story; Needs More Girls: Needs More Wedding Bells
Lizz and Maggi take a look at brides of all types and temperaments in 'Cool Story, Needs More Wedding Bells.' they discuss how culture plays into how we celebrate weddings, how modern weddings can pit friend against friend, and the merits of just getting married at city hall. sorry, mom. They also talk about how they need a new closing phrase cause the old one doesn't make sense.Please check us out on twitter @coolstorycast or find us on instagram: Cool Story Needs More Girls
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