RERELEASE: Sugarbabies, Sexperts and CW Stars

Why are we rereleasing this episode? TO CELEBRATE NEWLY MINTED Ph.D. SHAWNA, our resident sexpert on this episode. On this episode of Make Out Already, we discuss the movie The New Romantic, which you can currently stream on Netflix. It’s about a college student who enters into a mutually beneficial relationship so she can document…More

Getting Railed: One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston

Hi friends! On this episode, we recap One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston. It’s her second novel after the very beloved Red, White and Royal Blue. Like that book, it features a same sex couple, a ragtag group of lovingly supportive weirdos, and people who have absolute meltdowns over how swoonworthy their love interest is.…More

Nailing Those Extracurriculars: “Office Hours” by Katrina Jackson

Hi friends! This is Make Out Already, where we review, dissect and fan cast romance novels and share our love for any media with an HEA. On this episode, we discuss Office Hours by Katrina Jackson. So for whatever reason, Meg and I were in the mood for something angsty, and this sweet workplace romance…More

The Ice Planet Barbarians Fan Cast that BookTok Deserves

Hi friends! You’re listening to Make Out Already. On this episode, we revisit Not-Hoth to talk about one of our favorite subjects — the big, beautiful blue men and intrepid human women who stole our hearts in Ruby Dixon’s Ice Planet Barbarians series. These books got us through the early days of quarantine last year.…More

On Some Cruel Intentions BS: “The Beautiful Ones” by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Hi friends! This is Make Out Already, a podcast about romance novels, movies, and anything with a happily ever after. On this episode, we talk about “The Beautiful Ones” by Silvia Moreno-Garcia. She’s best known for the book “Mexican Gothic,” and her backlist is getting some well-deserved love. “The Beautiful Ones” is a little historical…More

Evil Zaddy Energy: “Shadow and Bone” with Lisa from Uppercase YA

Hi friends! On this episode of Make Out Already, we discuss Netflix’s adaptation of Leigh Bardugo’s Grishaverse, “Shadow and Bone.” The wonderful and knowledgeable Lisa of Uppercase YA (who is Liz’s former J-school classmate) joins us to chat about the show, the books, and what to read next. Make sure you give Lisa a follow…More

Queens of the Naked Mile: “Hot British Boyfriend” by Kristy Boyce

Hi Smooches! This episode, Meg and a group of her rowdiest college friends get together to reminisce about studying abroad and talk about Hot British Boyfriend by Kristy Boyce. We identify ourselves as Golden Girls or SatC acolytes, there’s a dramatic reading and Meg takes a turn as a game show host. Find us at…More

Deep in the Dixonhole: “When She Purrs” with Melody from Heaving Bosoms!

Hi Smooches! On this episode, Melody from “Heaving Bosoms” is back to squee about “When She Purrs” by Ruby Dixon. We talk about courtship steps that should come before marking your territory on someone’s front door; simp for chaotic bisexual blue alien bounty hunters; and recap the cat-man-alien equivalent of “call your doctor if your…More

A Necessary Smorgasbord

On this episode, Meg and Liz throw a whole bunch of books, shows, YouTube channels and product recommendations at you. We catch each other up about what we’ve been reading and watching in our sadly abundant free time. We have a website! You can now visit us at Keep an eye out because we’ve got…More