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A League of Their Own / This Used to Be My Playground

In 1992, Madonna was one of the biggest artists in music and Tom Hanks was a struggling actor (sort of). This week, Rachel and Aviv revisit the comedy-drama classic that gained the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League their well-deserved recognition. To dive into the movie, writer and journalist Erin Carlson, author of No Crying in…

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Shrek / All Star

A pop culture juggernaut, Shrek needs no introduction, but the movie itself launched Smash Mouth's second hit single into the stratosphere. Rachel and Aviv dive into the story of how All Star stands out from several amazing needle-drops and how Shrek still remains in the cultural zeitgeist. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

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Promising Young Woman / Stars Are Blind

In the midst of skyrocketing into fame during the mid-2000s, Paris Hilton took her shot at a music career, releasing the single Stars Are Blind. The track would eventually make its way to Emerald Fennell's 2020 directorial debut. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

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Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion / Time After Time

This week, Rachel and Aviv (inventors of the Post It!) road trip from LA to to Tucson to relive the needle drop from the 1997 comedy, Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, featuring Time After Time by Cyndi Lauper. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

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Armageddon / I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing

This week, Rachel and Aviv journey back to 1998 to discuss one of the two asteroid movies to grace the big screen that year, of course focusing on the one with a chart-topping anthem. A renaissance for an aging rock band paired to a movie about survival, humanity, and oil drilling. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy…

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Barbie / Push

There are many needle-drops in Greta Gerwig's blockbuster success, Barbie, but Rachel and Aviv, joined by Rotten Tomatoes' Mark Ellis, take on the bro-anthem, Matchbox Twenty's “Push” Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

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Mission Impossible II / I Disappear

This week's needle-drops breaks a few rules – it appears at the end of the film, over the credits of a movie that is almost universally panned as the worst of its franchise. But it also changed the way we consume music in the digital age. Back in 2000, Mission: Impossible 2 dropped with the track…

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The Royal Tenenbaums / Needle in the Hay

This week, Rachel and Aviv look back at the Wes Anderson classic, The Royal Tenenbaums, and dreamy needle-drop of Needle in the Hay. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

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The Bear / Love Story

A Taylor Swift needle-drop? YES, CHEF! Rachel and Aviv jump into the kitchen to cook up a packed episode, discussing the FX/Hulu series, The Bear, and the use of Taylor Swift's Love Story. Plus, former Pastry Chef and current Organizer, Colleen Koperek, joins them to discuss the reality the show brings to the table.

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(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life / Dirty Dancing

Nobody puts Rachel & Aviv in a corner. Rachel and Aviv are joined by culture journalist Jake Kring-Schreifels to talk the 1987 film, Dirty Dancing, and the needle-drop that became synonymous with the movie.

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