Maria and Ricky pick their dream cast for the sequel to Book Club.
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Two friends who take things way too personally try to convince the world it’s got it all wrong when it comes to pop culture. Listen in as they swap their under-qualified and unapologetic opinions of movies, television, music and books in a reference-packed podcast filled with laughing, crying, but mostly arguing to the point of threatening bodily harm. It’s like if Dame Maggie Smith were a podcast. If this doesn’t sound interesting to you, frankly... how dare you!
Maria and Ricky pick their dream cast for the sequel to Book Club.
Maria and Ricky answer listeners' pop culture questions.
Maria and Ricky gender flip the cast of Marvel's Iron Man.
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Maria and Ricky revisit Kelly Clarkson's Thankful
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Maria and Ricky rank their favorite Spielberg movies.
Maria and Ricky check in on Good Girls and Shia LaBeouf.
Maria and Ricky gender flip the cast of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.
Maria and Ricky explore A Wrinkle in Time and NPR Music's Austin 100 with guest David Hatch.
Maria and Ricky revisit the 1999 Academy Award winner for Best Picture.
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Maria and Ricky disagree with critics when it comes to Maid in Manhattan.
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Maria and Ricky discuss the Academy Award nominations and Fox's 9-1-1.
Maria and Ricky cheer for the brilliance of Bring It On.
Maria and Ricky share their thoughts on Proud Mary and their picks for Oprah's White House.
Maria and Ricky revisit the Best Supporting Actor category at the 2017 Golden Globes.
Maria and Ricky are making their pop culture resolutions for 2018.
Maria and Ricky flip the genders when they recast Home Alone.
Maria and Ricky review Star Wars: The Last Jedi and discuss the recent Golden Globe nominations snubs and surprises.
Maria and Ricky disagree with critics on Last Holiday.
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Maria and Ricky pick their top three favorite animated movies from the 1990s that weren't made by Disney.
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Maria and Ricky revisit Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets on its fifteenth anniversary.
Maria and Ricky also saw Thor: Ragnarok and listened to Kelly Clarkson's Meaning of Life.
Maria and Ricky put a hex on any critic who didn't love Practical Magic.
Maria and Ricky explore David Fincher's Mindhunter and P!nk's Beautiful Trauma.
Maria and Ricky take a look back at Keeping Up with the Kardashians on its 10-year anniversary.
Maria and Ricky take a ride on The Magic School Bus while listening to Miley Cyrus.
Maria and Ricky reveal their Top 3 tv shows they would like to see rebooted.
Maria and Ricky celebrate How Dare You's second birthday.
Maria and Ricky just want people to love Miss Congeniality as much as they do.
Maria and Ricky watched Patti Cake$ and a ton of Fall TV previews.
Maria and Ricky dream cast a gender-swapped Thor.
Maria and Ricky assess the strengths and weaknesses of Leap and Fifth Harmony's new album.
Maria and Ricky see how High School Musical 2 holds up 10 years later.
Maria and Ricky tell the truth about Landline and Room 104.
Maria and Ricky welcome back Meryl Williams to defend My Best Friend's Wedding.
Maria and Ricky loved Dunkirk and The Incredible Jessica James.
Maria and Ricky count down their top summer camps in pop culture.
Maria and Ricky are talking Spider-Man: Homecoming and Emmy Nominations this week.
(Full Audio) Maria and Ricky must defend the royal honor of The Princess Diaries.
Maria and Ricky must defend the royal honor of The Princess Diaries.
Maria and Ricky are talking Baby Driver and Gypsy.
Maria and Ricky gender swap the 1996 blockbuster, Independence Day.
Maria and Ricky checked out Oh, Hello on Broadway and Lorde's sophomore album, Melodrama.
Maria and Ricky count down their top 3 favorite LGBTQ couples in pop culture!
Maria and Ricky cheer on Wonder Woman and the competitors of World of Dance.
Maria and Ricky celebrate the 30th anniversary of Whitney Houston's Whitney.
Maria and Ricky check back in with Master of None and Rascal Flatts after a long separation.
Maria and Ricky revisit the gone-but-not-forgotten romantic comedy Serendipity.
Maria and Ricky need to decompress after Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and The Handmaid's Tale.
Maria and Ricky take a look back at Miranda Lambert's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend on its tenth anniversary.
Maria and Ricky question the uptick in children's television show reboots and bow down to the greatness of Beyoncé's Lemonade.
Maria and Ricky pick their top three favorite natural disaster movies.
Maria and Ricky dip their toes in Dimension 404 and Michelle Branch's new album.
Maria and Ricky cannot forgive the Academy of Country Music Awards for repeatedly choosing the wrong Entertainer of the Year.
Maria and Ricky party with the Power Rangers and Betty Who this week.
Maria and Ricky pick the top three best Disney hero quest songs.
Maria and Ricky welcome David Hatch to discuss live-action Disney movies and NPR Music's Austin 100.
Maria and Ricky must defend the Sandra Bullock and Hugh Grant classic, Two Weeks Notice.
Maria and Ricky explore Sundance's I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore and HBO's Big Little Lies.
Maria and Ricky make their predictions for the 2017 Academy Awards.
Maria and Ricky discuss the Powerless, Legion, and the Grammys
Maria and Ricky pick their top 3 favorite love songs from 90s/00s boy bands.
Maria and Ricky visit Sundance and Riverdale in this week's episode.
Maria and Ricky are still miffed about the Best Picture Oscar at the 2015 Academy Awards.
Maria and Ricky are back to discuss Hidden Figures, One Day at a Time, and the Golden Globes.
Maria and Ricky are back to defend another Nancy Meyers classic, It's Complicated.
Maria and Ricky give you the rapid-fire rundown of all the movies, television, and music 2016 had to offer.
Maria and Ricky refuse to listen to the critics who hated Nancy Meyers's The Holiday.
Maria and Ricky travel to a galaxy far, far away to see Rogue One then discuss who sang it better on the most recent holiday albums from a bevy of pop and country stars.
Maria and Ricky rank the Top 3 versions of the Holiday classic "O Holy Night".
Maria and Ricky give you the rundown on Nocturnal Animals, The Hamilton Mixtape, and holiday short stories in My True Love Gave to Me.
Maria and Ricky just don't get why critics didn't absolutely love Definitely, Maybe.
Maria and Ricky are two no-majs reviewing Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them plus Miranda Lambert's The Weight of These Wings.
Maria and Ricky rank their top 5 female action heroes from movies and television.
Maria and Ricky welcome David Hatch to discuss politics in pop culture and The Crown.
Maria and Ricky count down their top ten favorite Halloween things in pop culture!
Maria and Ricky make the tough choices when it comes to Harry Potter and HBO shows.
Maria and Ricky cannot even begin to fathom why critics hated The Wedding Planner so much.
Maria and Ricky unpack The Birth of a Nation, Atlanta, and an Danielle Brooks's interview with Aja Naomi King.
Maria and Ricky can't stop shaking their heads at the 2004 Grammy Award for Best New Artist.
Maria and Ricky celebrate the one-year anniversary of their crazy podcast.
Maria and Ricky take a trip to Greece to discuss the campy brilliance that is Mamma Mia.
Maria and Ricky have serious thoughts on Sully and vague predictions for Emmys.
Maria and Ricky need to address the insanity that was the 2007 pick for the Academy Award for Best Original Song.
Maria and Ricky see pure genius in Kubo and the Two Strings and You're the Worst, but sheer madness when it comes to Barbra Streisand's Encore album.
Maria and Ricky must defend romantic comedy What If from the evil critics who hated it.
Maria and Ricky hop across the pond for a discussion of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and the Great British Baking Show.
Maria and Ricky must once again correct a Best Picture race, this time for the 2013 Academy Awards.
Maria and Ricky are here to tell you how great Bad Moms is and discuss whether Mr. Robot Season 2 lives up to the first one.
Maria and Ricky honor the late Garry Marshall with a special mini-episode of You're Dead Wrong featuring Runaway Bride.
Maria and Ricky welcome The Sleeper Hit Podcast's Meryl Williams for a deep conversation regarding the Ghostbusters reboot and the current season of The Bachelorette.
Maria and Ricky are simply ashamed of the people for their selection of Favorite Movie Superhero at the 2012 People's Choice Awards.
Maria and Ricky review The BFG, discuss the highs and lows of the new crop of rebooted ABC celebrity game shows and share their predictions for the 2016 Song of the Summer.
Maria and Ricky rectify the outrageous injustices that are the terrible reviews critics gave How to Lose A Guy in 10 Days in its time.
Maria and Ricky step back and take a look at summer blockbusters and celebrity fandom, then they dive deep into case/lang/veirs.
Maria and Ricky address one of the MTV Movie Awards greatest fuck-ups of all time: the 2006 award for Best Villain.
Maria and Ricky come to terms with their conflicted feelings for Love & Friendship and Maya & Marty.
Maria and Ricky absolutely love 27 Dresses, regardless of what the idiot critics say.
Maria and Ricky give the Peabody Awards a round of applause before dissecting Upfronts 2016 and Ariana Grande's new album.
Maria and Ricky deconstruct the travesty that was the 2011 Academy Award for Best Original Song.
Maria and Ricky have a lot to say about Captain America: Civil War but surprisingly little when it comes to Game of Thrones. Plus they stuff their faces with a recipe from the Bob’s Burgers Burger Book.
Maria and Ricky don’t know how Cate Blanchett loses any Oscar, but especially not the 1999 Academy Award for Best Actress.
Maria and Ricky are joined by Shuffle Podcast’s Brett McKinney for a pop culture gabfest about Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Disney Channel Original Movies.
Maria and Ricky can’t understand why critics and audiences alike didn’t absolutely love Win a Date with Tad Hamilton.
Maria and Ricky play a newly invented game called Wheel of Casting, express their love for Amazon's Catastrophe, and reflect on the wise words of famous mothers in the newly released book What I Told My Daughter.
Maria and Ricky are finally getting serious and teaching the teens by choosing a new winner for the 2011 Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Scene Stealer Female.
Maria and Ricky travel back in time with James Franco in 11.22.63 and Nora Ephron in Everything Is Copy, all while listening to Zayn’s solo debut album Mind of Mine.
Maria and Ricky are scratching each other’s heads wondering how critics couldn’t love the 2002 classic romantic comedy Sweet Home Alabama.
Maria and Ricky swoon over Hello My Name is Doris (11:44), cry over Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (25:50) and give the scoop on the best of the best at South by Southwest (43:12).
Maria and Ricky must once again correct the critics who can't seem to recognize the cinematic perfection that is 13 Going on 30.
Maria and Ricky can’t sugar coat their thoughts on Netflix’s Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny and HBO’s Vinyl.
Maria and Ricky have been training all year for this moment… picking the winners of the 88th Academy Awards.
Maria and Ricky really like Deadpool (10:12), really love Broad City (24:13), and really question friendships when reading My Brilliant Friend (38:43).
The 2011 Academy Awards had a bevy of amazing directors to bestow an Oscar upon, so why did the wrong one win?
Maria and Ricky look back at 45 Years, look forward to the Super Bowl Halftime Show, and look away from Angie Tribeca.
Maria and Ricky defend the honor of time-traveling rom com About Time.
Maria and Ricky cover Anomalisa, Transparent Season 2, and the ever-expanding services for streaming movies and televisions.
Maria and Ricky finally know which films and which Cate Blanchetts have been nominated for this year’s Oscars.
Maria and Ricky talk BAFTAs and who won big at the Golden Globes.
In a brand new mini episode series, Maria and Ricky defend the classic 2009 romantic comedy The Proposal starring Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds.
Maria and Ricky sift through the movies, tv, and music put out this year to bring you the best and worst of 2015.
Maria and Ricky dish out their top 10 favorite holiday things in pop culture.
Maria and Ricky (mostly) agree when it comes to Sisters, Bill Murray, and Troye Sivan.
Maria and Ricky calculate just how badly Hollywood screwed up the nominations for the 2016 SAG and Golden Globe Awards.
Maria and Ricky take it upon themselves to investigate the 2006 Best Actress Oscar category and decide if the correct person won.
Maria and Ricky consider The Good Dinosaurs’ place in the Pixar pantheon and revisit their favorite movie scores and composers with guest Jack McCurley.
Maria and Ricky review the new movie Spotlight, talk Marvel’s Jessica Jones, and highlight four underrated UK songstresses that are worthy of your time and attention.
Maria and Ricky HATE Modern Family. There’s no point in sugarcoating it.
Maria and Ricky hold nothing back when examining Aziz Ansari’s new Netflix comedy, Sara Bareilles’ new book and album, and Suffragette.
Maria and Ricky gab all things Gilmore Girls revival, James Bond, and Disney cover albums.
Maria and Ricky go right ahead and fix the 2006 Grammy Award for Album of the Year.
Maria and Ricky tell you what to think about Steve Jobs, President Johnson, and BFFs Miranda July and Rihanna
Maria and Ricky right a very egregious wrong perpetrated by the 2012 Academy Awards for Best Picture.
Maria and Ricky dive deep into Sleeping With Other People, Lily Tomlin, and recently released albums.
The first podcast these two people have ever recorded together ever!