Build Your Own Monster: Hell Followed With Us by Andrew Joseph White

Hi Smooches! This is Meg, and I am continuing my solo hosting stint while Liz is on maternity leave with a special guest-visit from Deanna, our spooky season correspondent and horror wh*re! We chat about Hell Followed With Us, the debut novel from Andrew Joseph White. It’s a dystopian horror romance, and its rife with…More

H*rny and Scared: Mr. Meg on the Erotic Thriller Film Genre

Hi Smooches, Meg here. While Liz is out on maternity leave, I’ve invited Benno, aka Mr. Meg, on to the podcast to share his expertise. If I’m a book person, he is a movie person. And his favorite kind of movie lately? The erotic thriller. I asked him to join me and educate me on…More

Shadow and Bone Me All Over Again – With Sarah!

Hi Smooches! This is Meg, and I am continuing my solo hosting stint while Liz is on maternity leave with a special guest-visit from Sarah! You might recognize her from our episode on the amazing movie “Practical Magic.” She’s joining me to lend her slutty daddy expertise to this episode about season 2 of the…More

Fanfic 101: A Crash Course in the Wide, Smutty World of Fanfiction

Hi Smooches! We are happy to share that our newest cohost has entered the world! That’s right, our Queen Liz has welcomed her princess and is now sailing away on maternity leave, and Meg is beginning a solo expedition. Batten down the fucking hatches, smooches! In this episode, my friend and colleague Teddy was kind enough…More

The Head and the Heart: Mental Health in Romance

Hi Smooches! On this episode, we’re recommending romances with mental health themes, whether the characters are explicitly diagnosed with a mental illness or living with a neurodivergence, or are coded as such. If you have mental health recs you’d like to share, we’d love to add them to our list! Let’s get into it.  Where…More

Out of the Woods: “Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute” by Talia Hibbert

i Smooches! On this episode, we’re recapping a YA romance by one of our favorite authors, Talia Hibbert. It’s called “Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute,” and it’s a friends to enemies to lovers romance about two high school seniors who join the same highly competitive wilderness enrichment scholarship program. We also talk about how most…More

Stucky But Presidential: New Camelot Trilogy and Stucky Fanfic with Kate

Hi Smooches! On today’s episode, which was actually recorded a few weeks before our most recent episode, I sat down with my Internet friend Kate to talk about Sierra Simone’s New Camelot series through the lens of Stucky fanfiction. Stucky of course is the ship of Steve Rogers and Bucky Barnes in the MCU. It’s…More

A Feathery Would You Rather with “Chick Magnet” Author Emma Barry!

Hi Smooches! On this episode, we had the pleasure of talking with author Emma Barry about her book “Chick Magnet,” which comes out January 24th. It’s about a social media influencer who raises backyard chickens, and the grumpy small-town vet who has been hate-watching her content long before she moved into town. Meg and I…More