Category: ADDICTED Podcast Network

The Hold Up: Why The 00s Were The Darkest Time For Women’s Clothes

This week, we’re tackling 2000s women’s fashion, a topic that proves we do indeed live in The Darkest Timeline! The first decade of the millennium featured seismic events. From 9/11 to The Great recession and so much else, the 00s…

Honouring Christopher Plummer, this week on the Hold Up

Last week, Canadian actor and icon Christopher Plummer passed away at the age of 91. Plummer had a storied career, and his roles are embedded in North American arts and culture history.  He graced both the big and small screens,…

Why Pam and Jim Are Not Your #RelationshipGoals

The American adaptation of The Office is one of those comforting sitcoms we rewatch ad infinitum. Unlike its curmudgeonly British sibling, America’s Office had an almost quixotic quality. From the kicky theme song to the wholesome pranks Jim plays on…

Why “Ross and Rachel” Were The Worst

Friends debuted on NBC in 1994, introducing us to a cast of six white people who could somehow afford to live in Manhattan, despite spending all day at a coffee shop… Created by David Crane, Friends is one of those…

The Hold Up: Spice World, AKA The Most Feminist Movie Ever Made

This week’s podcast episode/article is about Spice World, AKA The Most Feminist Movie Ever Made. Directed by Bob Spiers and written by Kim Fuller, it’s the Platonic Ideal of Major Motion Pictures (Except not, because Plato was a raging misogynist,…

This Movie Is Not About Columbine

This week, we’re talking about Michael Moore’s (somehow) Oscar-winning documentary, Bowling For Columbine. Released in 2002, it was a hit with audiences and critics alike, garnering rave reviews and grossing $58 million, which is a lot for a doc. Named…

Jonesing For Bridget: Why Bridget Jones’ Diary Is Still A Classic

Based on the novel by Helen Fielding, the 2001 film adaptation of Bridget Jones’ Diary is a comic masterpiece. Twenty years after its initial release, this film holds up (almost entirely, but admittedly not completely). Let’s revisit this tale of…

Die Hard Is Piece of Christmas Copagana

Die Hard, the movie straight men love to mansplain to women at bars, has become something of a Christmas classic. While the film was released in July of 1988, it is set on Christmas Eve. And the action may revolve…