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Hello from Elsewhere: Exploring Pop Culture

Valerie and Casey Winters, WBNE

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Valerie and Casey Winters, WBNE

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Valerie and Casey Winters explore the themes of your favorite movies and books with depth, positivity, and infectious enthusiasm. Journey through Elsewhere every other Friday. Hello from Elsewhere is a proud member of WBNE.

Latest Episodes

Actors Playing Actors But Nobody Knows They're Actors

This episode comes to you from on board the NSEA Protector! In this episode, we explore a sub-subgenre of comedy films: actors playing actors but nobody knows they're actors. Specifically, we compare and contrast Three Amigos! (1986), A Bug's Life (1998), and Galaxy Quest (1999). Plus, Valerie pitches an autobiographical film with Mandy Moore singing in the New Mexican wilderness.You can join our Discord by visiting www.patreon.com/hellofromelsewhere ! Check out our HFE and Happy Beeps merch at www.teespring.com/stores/hello-from-elsewhere! Hello from Elsewhere is a proud member of WBNE. For more great podcasts, visitwww.wbne.org .

76 min3 d ago
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Actors Playing Actors But Nobody Knows They're Actors

The Themes of John Williams

This episode comes to you straight from Anvil Studios in March 1977, where the London Symphony Orchestra is about to record the score for Star Wars. In this episode, we explore the emotional resonance of the music of John Williams, from Jaws to Star Wars to Harry Potter! Plus, we debate whether John Williams wears tuxedo pajamas.You can join our Discord by visiting www.patreon.com/hellofromelsewhere ! Check out our HFE and Happy Beeps merch at www.teespring.com/stores/hello-from-elsewhere! Hello from Elsewhere is a proud member of WBNE. For more great podcasts, visitwww.wbne.org . Our John Williams playlist: https://www.patreon.com/posts/41404907

74 min2 w ago
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The Themes of John Williams

Jane Austen Adaptations

Broadcasting from the Pemberley garden, we discuss the many film adaptations of Jane Austen's novels, from Sense & Sensibility (1995) to Pride & Prejudice (2005) to Emma (2020). Plus, we talk Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Clueless, and the Lizzie Bennet Diaries.You can join our Discord by visiting www.patreon.com/hellofromelsewhere ! Check out our HFE and Happy Beeps merch at www.teespring.com/stores/hello-from-elsewhere! Hello from Elsewhere is a proud member of WBNE. For more great podcasts, visitwww.wbne.org . Article mentioned in this episode: www.theringer.com/movies/2020/7/17/21327905/clueless-jane-austen-adaptations

72 minAUG 28
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Jane Austen Adaptations

Valerie's Birthday Episode: Our Favorite Movies EVERY YEAR Since 1990

Broadcasting from the McCallister family home in the suburbs of Chicago, we celebrate Valerie turning 30! To commemorate, we discuss our favorite movie EVERY YEAR since 1990: from romantic comedies to animated films to science fiction epics, we cover it all!You can become an official Human of Elsewhere by visitingwww.patreon.com/hellofromelsewhere. Check out our HFE and Happy Beeps merch at www.teespring.com/stores/hello-from-elsewhere! Hello from Elsewhere is a proud member of WBNE. For more great podcasts, visitwww.wbne.org.

55 minAUG 14
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Valerie's Birthday Episode: Our Favorite Movies EVERY YEAR Since 1990

500 Days of Summer: Defying the Manic Pixie Dream Girl

Broadcasting from a greeting card company in Los Angeles, we analyze the manic pixie dream girl trope in 500 Days of Summer. Plus, we explore Elizabethtown, Casey dreams of riding Appa over Middle-Earth, and Valerie wants to go on a knitting spree with Molly Weasley!You can become an official Human of Elsewhere by visitingwww.patreon.com/hellofromelsewhere. Check out our HFE and Happy Beeps merch at www.teespring.com/stores/hello-from-elsewhere! Hello from Elsewhere is a proud member of WBNE. For more great podcasts, visitwww.wbne.org.

63 minJUL 31
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500 Days of Summer: Defying the Manic Pixie Dream Girl

Interview: Ryan Winters Loves Mass Effect

In this episode, Casey interviews Ryan, a visual artist and co-host of Pushing 40 Bit on YouTube--Ryan also happens to be Casey's older brother! What piece of fiction does Ryan love above all others? The video game Mass Effect! Ryan dives into what makes Mass Effect such a spectacular piece of fiction in gaming, plus he talks about Ethan Hunt, alien abductions, and The Witches. Follow Ryan on Twitter @afrostywinter and find Pushing 40 Bit on YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts! Check out Ryan's visual art at www.society6.com/ryanwinters. You can become an official Human of Elsewhere by visiting www.patreon.com/hellofromelsewhere . Visit our store at www.teespring.com/stores/hello-from-elsewhere . Hello from Elsewhere is a proud member of WBNE. For more great podcasts, visit www.wbne.org .

29 minJUL 24
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Interview: Ryan Winters Loves Mass Effect

Masks and Identity: The Rise of Skywalker and the Mandalorian

Broadcasting from a wretched hive of scum and villainy--in a galaxy far, far away--we explore the symbolism of masks in both The Mandalorian and The Rise of Skywalker. Plus, we discuss why Ben Solo's skin is so luminous, we wonder whether General Hux is jealous of Kylo Ren's mask, and Valerie acts like the Mouth of Sauron again!You can become an official Human of Elsewhere by visitingwww.patreon.com/hellofromelsewhere. Check out our HFE and Happy Beeps merch at www.teespring.com/stores/hello-from-elsewhere! Hello from Elsewhere is a proud member of WBNE. For more great podcasts, visitwww.wbne.org.

62 minJUL 17
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Masks and Identity: The Rise of Skywalker and the Mandalorian

Beach Party Movies . . . and Jaws

Broadcasting from the biggest wave off the coast of California, we dive into the fascinating history of the (somewhat) forgotten genre of beach party movies--from Gidget to Teen Beach Movie, and every music-filled, surf-crazed film in between. Plus, we discuss Spielberg's Jaws, we dream of shopping for sweaters with Rian Johnson, and we create our own beach movie mad libs!You can become an official Human of Elsewhere by visitingwww.patreon.com/hellofromelsewhere. Check out our HFE and Happy Beeps merch at www.teespring.com/stores/hello-from-elsewhere! Hello from Elsewhere is a proud member of WBNE. For more great podcasts, visitwww.wbne.org.

79 minJUL 3
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Beach Party Movies . . . and Jaws

Interview: Krista Olsen Loves The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

In this episode, Valerie interviews Krista Olsen, bookstagrammer @beamingbookworm! What piece of fiction does Krista love above all others? The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson! Plus, she gushes about all Brandon Sanderson books, the TV series Avatar the Last Airbender, and Anne of Green Gables! Mental Illness in Brandon Sanderson's Stormlight Archive:https://www.tor.com/2018/06/05/ideal-heroes-mental-illness-in-brandon-sandersons-stormlight-archive/. Become an official Human of Elsewhere by visiting www.patreon.com/hellofromelsewhere . Visit our store at www.teespring.com/stores/hello-from-elsewhere . Hello from Elsewhere is a proud member of WBNE. For more great podcasts, visit www.wbne.org .

41 minJUN 26
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Interview: Krista Olsen Loves The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

Representation in Pop Culture: Why Does It Matter?

Broadcasting from Hollywood in a not-too-distant future, we discuss the value of diverse representation in movies and books. Plus, listen to the voices of listeners and friends as they share why representation matters to them--special thanks to Emilee, Luke, Shira, Erica, Taylor, Sarah, Laina, Sophia Ridder of the Watchable Media podcast (@watchablemedia), Bethy Hernandez of the Watchable Media podcast (@watchablemedia), Kat of the Rogue Fangirls Podcast (@theroguefangirls), and author Beth Reekles (authorbethreekles.com) for lending their perspectives to this episode! Reminder: for Pride Month, all profits from our merch store (www.teespring.com/stores/hello-from-elsewhere) will be donated to the Trevor Project, an organization that provides crisis support and suicide prevention among LGBTQIA+ youth. You can become an official Human of Elsewhere by visiting www.patreon.com/hellofromelsewhere . Hello from Elsewhere is a proud member of WBNE. For more great podcasts, visit www.wbne.org . Episode references:https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KD1tnaBhn5fdcOZNLW05gWtYDIeAFZQPq6SG1r6DedQ/edit?usp=sharing

100 minJUN 19
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Representation in Pop Culture: Why Does It Matter?

Latest Episodes

Actors Playing Actors But Nobody Knows They're Actors

This episode comes to you from on board the NSEA Protector! In this episode, we explore a sub-subgenre of comedy films: actors playing actors but nobody knows they're actors. Specifically, we compare and contrast Three Amigos! (1986), A Bug's Life (1998), and Galaxy Quest (1999). Plus, Valerie pitches an autobiographical film with Mandy Moore singing in the New Mexican wilderness.You can join our Discord by visiting www.patreon.com/hellofromelsewhere ! Check out our HFE and Happy Beeps merch at www.teespring.com/stores/hello-from-elsewhere! Hello from Elsewhere is a proud member of WBNE. For more great podcasts, visitwww.wbne.org .

76 min3 d ago
Comments
Actors Playing Actors But Nobody Knows They're Actors

The Themes of John Williams

This episode comes to you straight from Anvil Studios in March 1977, where the London Symphony Orchestra is about to record the score for Star Wars. In this episode, we explore the emotional resonance of the music of John Williams, from Jaws to Star Wars to Harry Potter! Plus, we debate whether John Williams wears tuxedo pajamas.You can join our Discord by visiting www.patreon.com/hellofromelsewhere ! Check out our HFE and Happy Beeps merch at www.teespring.com/stores/hello-from-elsewhere! Hello from Elsewhere is a proud member of WBNE. For more great podcasts, visitwww.wbne.org . Our John Williams playlist: https://www.patreon.com/posts/41404907

74 min2 w ago
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The Themes of John Williams

Jane Austen Adaptations

Broadcasting from the Pemberley garden, we discuss the many film adaptations of Jane Austen's novels, from Sense & Sensibility (1995) to Pride & Prejudice (2005) to Emma (2020). Plus, we talk Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Clueless, and the Lizzie Bennet Diaries.You can join our Discord by visiting www.patreon.com/hellofromelsewhere ! Check out our HFE and Happy Beeps merch at www.teespring.com/stores/hello-from-elsewhere! Hello from Elsewhere is a proud member of WBNE. For more great podcasts, visitwww.wbne.org . Article mentioned in this episode: www.theringer.com/movies/2020/7/17/21327905/clueless-jane-austen-adaptations

72 minAUG 28
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Jane Austen Adaptations

Valerie's Birthday Episode: Our Favorite Movies EVERY YEAR Since 1990

Broadcasting from the McCallister family home in the suburbs of Chicago, we celebrate Valerie turning 30! To commemorate, we discuss our favorite movie EVERY YEAR since 1990: from romantic comedies to animated films to science fiction epics, we cover it all!You can become an official Human of Elsewhere by visitingwww.patreon.com/hellofromelsewhere. Check out our HFE and Happy Beeps merch at www.teespring.com/stores/hello-from-elsewhere! Hello from Elsewhere is a proud member of WBNE. For more great podcasts, visitwww.wbne.org.

55 minAUG 14
Comments
Valerie's Birthday Episode: Our Favorite Movies EVERY YEAR Since 1990

500 Days of Summer: Defying the Manic Pixie Dream Girl

Broadcasting from a greeting card company in Los Angeles, we analyze the manic pixie dream girl trope in 500 Days of Summer. Plus, we explore Elizabethtown, Casey dreams of riding Appa over Middle-Earth, and Valerie wants to go on a knitting spree with Molly Weasley!You can become an official Human of Elsewhere by visitingwww.patreon.com/hellofromelsewhere. Check out our HFE and Happy Beeps merch at www.teespring.com/stores/hello-from-elsewhere! Hello from Elsewhere is a proud member of WBNE. For more great podcasts, visitwww.wbne.org.

63 minJUL 31
Comments
500 Days of Summer: Defying the Manic Pixie Dream Girl

Interview: Ryan Winters Loves Mass Effect

In this episode, Casey interviews Ryan, a visual artist and co-host of Pushing 40 Bit on YouTube--Ryan also happens to be Casey's older brother! What piece of fiction does Ryan love above all others? The video game Mass Effect! Ryan dives into what makes Mass Effect such a spectacular piece of fiction in gaming, plus he talks about Ethan Hunt, alien abductions, and The Witches. Follow Ryan on Twitter @afrostywinter and find Pushing 40 Bit on YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts! Check out Ryan's visual art at www.society6.com/ryanwinters. You can become an official Human of Elsewhere by visiting www.patreon.com/hellofromelsewhere . Visit our store at www.teespring.com/stores/hello-from-elsewhere . Hello from Elsewhere is a proud member of WBNE. For more great podcasts, visit www.wbne.org .

29 minJUL 24
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Interview: Ryan Winters Loves Mass Effect

Masks and Identity: The Rise of Skywalker and the Mandalorian

Broadcasting from a wretched hive of scum and villainy--in a galaxy far, far away--we explore the symbolism of masks in both The Mandalorian and The Rise of Skywalker. Plus, we discuss why Ben Solo's skin is so luminous, we wonder whether General Hux is jealous of Kylo Ren's mask, and Valerie acts like the Mouth of Sauron again!You can become an official Human of Elsewhere by visitingwww.patreon.com/hellofromelsewhere. Check out our HFE and Happy Beeps merch at www.teespring.com/stores/hello-from-elsewhere! Hello from Elsewhere is a proud member of WBNE. For more great podcasts, visitwww.wbne.org.

62 minJUL 17
Comments
Masks and Identity: The Rise of Skywalker and the Mandalorian

Beach Party Movies . . . and Jaws

Broadcasting from the biggest wave off the coast of California, we dive into the fascinating history of the (somewhat) forgotten genre of beach party movies--from Gidget to Teen Beach Movie, and every music-filled, surf-crazed film in between. Plus, we discuss Spielberg's Jaws, we dream of shopping for sweaters with Rian Johnson, and we create our own beach movie mad libs!You can become an official Human of Elsewhere by visitingwww.patreon.com/hellofromelsewhere. Check out our HFE and Happy Beeps merch at www.teespring.com/stores/hello-from-elsewhere! Hello from Elsewhere is a proud member of WBNE. For more great podcasts, visitwww.wbne.org.

79 minJUL 3
Comments
Beach Party Movies . . . and Jaws

Interview: Krista Olsen Loves The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

In this episode, Valerie interviews Krista Olsen, bookstagrammer @beamingbookworm! What piece of fiction does Krista love above all others? The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson! Plus, she gushes about all Brandon Sanderson books, the TV series Avatar the Last Airbender, and Anne of Green Gables! Mental Illness in Brandon Sanderson's Stormlight Archive:https://www.tor.com/2018/06/05/ideal-heroes-mental-illness-in-brandon-sandersons-stormlight-archive/. Become an official Human of Elsewhere by visiting www.patreon.com/hellofromelsewhere . Visit our store at www.teespring.com/stores/hello-from-elsewhere . Hello from Elsewhere is a proud member of WBNE. For more great podcasts, visit www.wbne.org .

41 minJUN 26
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Interview: Krista Olsen Loves The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

Representation in Pop Culture: Why Does It Matter?

Broadcasting from Hollywood in a not-too-distant future, we discuss the value of diverse representation in movies and books. Plus, listen to the voices of listeners and friends as they share why representation matters to them--special thanks to Emilee, Luke, Shira, Erica, Taylor, Sarah, Laina, Sophia Ridder of the Watchable Media podcast (@watchablemedia), Bethy Hernandez of the Watchable Media podcast (@watchablemedia), Kat of the Rogue Fangirls Podcast (@theroguefangirls), and author Beth Reekles (authorbethreekles.com) for lending their perspectives to this episode! Reminder: for Pride Month, all profits from our merch store (www.teespring.com/stores/hello-from-elsewhere) will be donated to the Trevor Project, an organization that provides crisis support and suicide prevention among LGBTQIA+ youth. You can become an official Human of Elsewhere by visiting www.patreon.com/hellofromelsewhere . Hello from Elsewhere is a proud member of WBNE. For more great podcasts, visit www.wbne.org . Episode references:https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KD1tnaBhn5fdcOZNLW05gWtYDIeAFZQPq6SG1r6DedQ/edit?usp=sharing

100 minJUN 19
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Representation in Pop Culture: Why Does It Matter?
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