Created with Sketch.
Melodramatic Teen Universe
48 minutes | Dec 29, 2020
"Beginnings and Endings" with Eden Sutley
Producer of the podcast, Eden Sutley, joins Emily for the season 1 finale of the MTU podcast! Emily confronts Eden as the only person in the world who will defend Riley Finn. They dissect the most iconic opening theme songs in the MTU and later debate which season 1 finale best served the show and which ones hold up years later.
69 minutes | Dec 15, 2020
"Peyton Sawyer vs. Marissa Cooper" with Veronica Garza and Otto Fernandez
Emily chats with comedians Veronica Garza and Otto Fernandez to dissect the problematic, iconic characters: Peyton Sawyer of One Tree Hill and Marissa Cooper from The O.C. They also recall the numerous, puzzling male auctions that occur on One Tree Hill, recoil at the news that Xander and Dawn are dating in the Buffy comic books, and discuss the moments that really lost them on these shows.
62 minutes | Dec 1, 2020
"Dawn Summers vs. Jenny Humphrey" with Elaine Loh & Ellen Harrold
Emily talks to television writer (currently for Gossip Girl on HBO Max, nbd) Elaine Loh and comedian Ellen Harrold about two most talked about and hated siblings in the MTU, Dawn Summers and Jenny Humphrey. They have a spirited debate on which sister is the overall worst, who has more annoying rebellious phases and who is a bigger pain in the ass.
71 minutes | Nov 17, 2020
"The Road to Yale is Paved with Melodrama" with Katie Novotny and Erin Conroy
Emily invites comedians Katie Novotny and Erin Conroy to the pod for a very special Yale Admissions Panel looking at Blair Waldorf snd Rory Gilmore's super real experiences with the Ivy League school. They also discuss the burning desire to see the inside of people's homes on video calls, preferred methods of being sorted into a Hogwarts House, and inducting Laguna Beach into the MTU.
95 minutes | Nov 2, 2020
"Misogyny in Buffy: From Oz to Warren" with Adam Busch and Myq Kaplan
Emily chats with comedian Myq Kaplan and actor Adam Busch AKA WARREN FROM BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER about the pervasive fragile masculinity on the show. They also passionately discuss the multiple dimensions of Archie Comics, how dope Shawn Hunter from Boy Meets World was, and how most men that are into magic are probably feminists…debatable.
54 minutes | Oct 20, 2020
"The Cohens vs. The Taylors" with Scaachi Koul
Emily talks with Scaachi Koul (Buzzfeed Culture Writer) about marriage in the MTU. Who has the strongest slash most realistic slash best marriage of all time - The Cohens from The OC or The Taylors from Friday Night Lights? They also discuss why eye shadow is a hard pass, why capitalism is easier to understand than football, and how people in the MTU often have the same name.
83 minutes | Oct 6, 2020
"School Shootings in the MTU" with Spenser Mestel and Brielle Milano
Emily talks with journalist Spenser Mestel and Brielle Milano about the portrayal of school shootings in the MTU, specifically on Degrassi and One Tree Hill. They also discuss why blonde men should never be the main course, necessary illegal Limewire downloads of Degrassi, and competing to win MTU bingo.
59 minutes | Sep 22, 2020
"Mitch Leery vs. Rufus Humphrey" with Katherine Jessup
Emily and comedian Katherine Jessup do a deep dive into the lamest father figures of the MTU - specifically Dawson's dad Mitch Leery & Dan and Jenny's Dad, Rufus Humphrey. They talk about both Mitch & Rufus' parenting tactics, stand up vs. one-man show people and the hypothetical situation of Kurt Cobain writing Christmas albums.
62 minutes | Sep 8, 2020
"Brooke Davis vs. Summer Roberts" with Caitlin Bitzegaio and Lauren Brickman
Emily talks with comedians and hosts of the podcast, We Stan Together, Caitlin Bitzegaio and Lauren Brickman about two fan favorites, Brooke Davis and Summer Roberts. They discuss the differences between Brooke & Summer's storylines, the tropes of the brunette best friend and how Brooke and Summer walked so Blair Waldorf could run.
69 minutes | Aug 25, 2020
"The Breakfast Creek" with Brittany Brave and Caitlin Reese
Emily talks with comedians Brittany Brave and Caitlin Reese about the Dawson's Creek infamous detention episode slash ode to The Breakfast Club. They also discuss subgenres of metal music, quarantine dating pods, and the baggy nature of 90's clothes.
58 minutes | Aug 11, 2020
"The Evolution of Spike" with Dulce Sloan and Myq Kaplan
Emily talks with comedians Dulce Sloan and Myq Kaplan about the evolution of Spike on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. They also discuss Dulce's sixth sense to smell out shows that will soon be cancelled, their thoughts on Bones (Angel's other show), and Bianca Lawson's best accents in the MTU.
64 minutes | Aug 4, 2020
"We Love a Love Triangle" with Natasha Vaynblat and Jo Firestone
Emily chats with comedians Natasha Vaynblat and Jo Firestone about love triangles in the MTU. They dive into the complicated romances of Veronica, Duncan, and Logan on Veronica Mars and Rory, Jess, and Dean on Gilmore Girls. They also dissect how to pronounce Milo Ventimiglia's name, the overall shortness of people on TV, and the brazen, open-shoulder fashion of the new Sabrina, the Teenage Witch.
52 minutes | Jul 28, 2020
"Pilots lacking Drake" with Electra Telesford and Kate Robards
Emily talks with comedians Electra Telesford and Kate Robards about the Degrassi, Veronica Mars, and Everwood pilots. They also talk about "being well," sexy widows in the MTU, and Emily VanCamp's robust career.
75 minutes | Jul 21, 2020
"The OG Fuckboi: Chad Michael Murray" with Jenna Guillaume and Emily Walsh
Emily talks with comedians Jenna Guillaume and Emily Walsh about Chad Michael Murray's two most iconic roles: Lucas Scott (One Tree Hill) and Tristan Dugray (Gilmore Girls). They hypothesize that he was the OG fuckboi, question why all teens read John Steinbeck in the MTU, and dissect Joey Potter's heartfelt performance of "On My Own" from Les Mis...in a beauty pageant.
66 minutes | Jul 14, 2020
"Pacey Witter v Tim Riggins" with Steph Tolev and Nonye Brown-West
Emily talks with comedians Steph Tolev and Nonye Brown-West about who should be our favorite not-so-bad boy in the MTU: Pacey Witter from Dawson's Creek or Tim Riggins from Friday Night Lights. They also chat about the humor in ice cream deaths and Devon Sawa being a catalyst for millennials' sexual awakening, even as a ghost.
70 minutes | Jul 7, 2020
"Daddies in the Garden of Good and Evil" with Hanna Dickinson and Matty Scott
Emily talks to comedians Hanna Dickinson and Matty Scott about two polar opposite dads in the MTU: Bart Bass (Gossip Girl) and Sandy Cohen (The OC). They also discuss why "patronus" is the new "spirit animal", learn the importance of baked brie, and thank Gossip Girl for increasing their vocab by introducing words like "dossier" into our poor people language.
62 minutes | Jun 30, 2020
"The Evolution of Luke Ward" with Alise Morales and Troy Solomon
Emily chats with comedians Alise Morales and Troy Solomon about the evolution of Luke Ward from The OC. They also discuss queer representation overall within The OC and Gossip Girl, if they should take up water polo, and why parents always move away as soon as they come out on shows in the MTU.
74 minutes | Jun 23, 2020
"The Magic of Willow and Tara" with Carolyn Bergier and Colette McIntyre
Emily talks to comedians Carolyn Bergier and Colette McIntyre about queer representation in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, focusing on Willow and Tara's relationship. They also debate "Bad Willow" vs. "Dark Willow," what being "Team Riley" means, and how Oz is the most likeable cis male character in TV history.
63 minutes | Jun 16, 2020
"Jack McPhee Pride" with Calvin Cato
Emily kicks off a series of PRIDE-themed episodes with comedian Calvin Cato and a deep dive into Jack McPhee on Dawson's Creek. They also discuss the 2000s message boards, ZOOM basically being an AIM Renaissance, and, of course, the magic of Jack's poem.
76 minutes | May 26, 2020
"The Shows That Launched a Thousand Careers" with Christina Sirabian and Catherine Cypher
Emily talks to comedians and former high school classmates, Christina Sirabian and Catherine Cypher about the pilots of Beverly Hills 90210, Party of Five, and Skins. They also discuss their love of Facebook groups, how confusing euphemisms were in the '90s, and how the MTU flirts with crossing the line of appropriate sibling behavior.
Terms of Service
Do Not Sell My Personal Information
© Stitcher 2022