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Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Get out your power blazers, bright red jumpsuits, and oversized belts. Diana & Nora are chatting about Late Night, starring Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling. The gals discuss their favorite moments from this very cathartic comedy and the whole slew of characters they would’ve cut out to make more space the incredible…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Diana & Nora are joined by Ashley Shock, a friend of the Beaver Dam and avid runner. The gals discuss Brittany Runs a Marathon, a movie about a woman who initially takes up running to lose weight but begins to prepare for her ultimate goal of running the New York City Marathon. Ashley shares why she decided to take…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Well, the nominations are in and women are absolutely crushing the 2019 Emmy nominees list. The award show is coming up on September 22nd and thankfully, Diana and guest co-host Nora Resnick are here to break down who’s in, who’s out, and who they would like to see take home the prize. Plus: the gals share why they…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Guest co-host Nora Resnick and Diana are joined by Dionne van den Berg and Pooja Tripathi, the creators Amsterdam Ave. The show follows two women (played by both Dionne & Pooja), one of them is Dutch and the other American who switch places to follow their respective careers. The gals discuss what inspired them to …
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Nora Resnick returns to the Beaver Dam to chat about a show that’s near and dear to her and Diana’s hearts – Fleabag, written by and starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge. The gals chat about their favorite moments, why they binged both seasons in an embarrassingly short amount of time, and, of course, The Priest. Plus: Di…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Put on your oversized glasses and brush up on your freestyle skills – Erin & Diana are chatting about Always Be My Maybe, starring Ali Wong and Randall Park. The gals talk about how this new take on the romantic comedy formula pleasantly surprised them and discuss why they were rooting for the main couple. Plus: Ke…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Did you know Diana and Erin’s first-ever unofficial BeaverTalk episode was two years ago for the Big Little Lies season one finale? Well the gals are coming full circle in a candid and colorful discussion about Season 2. They hesitantly share their predictions, reflect on why they love female villains, and ultimate…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Diana shares her review Rocketman, the Elton John jukebox musical starring Taron Egerton. She discusses what surprised her most about the movie and gives Hollywood some unsolicited advice about meaningfully representing sexual identity and sexuality on the big screen. Plus: Big Little Lies and The Handmaid’s Tale a…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Betties! Executive producer, director, and actor Yhá Mourhia Wright visits the Beaver Den to discuss Knock Down The House, a documentary about the 2018 congressional election. The gals discuss inspiring moments from the film, what it means to fail, the future of feminism in politics, and what Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s win…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Betties! Grab a bottle of chardonnay and your ex-roommate’s Netflix password. Erin & Diana are bumbling through Wine Country, starring Amy Poehler (who also directs), Maya Rudolph, and Rachel Dratch, just to name a few. With a cast of comedy royalty, you would think this would be the funniest movie of the year. But Erin & …
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! There are definitive moments in your life that, when they happen, you forever talk and think about your life as either happening before or after that event. Diana & Erin seeing Cher live will forever be one of those moments. The gals recap their experience at the concert, from their favorite songs and the things th…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Brene Brown’s latest Netflix special A Call To Courage is a thoughtful and empathetic discussion of vulnerability, courage, what it means to live a brave life. Erin discusses postpartum and the vulnerability she’s been feeling as a new mom and Diana, who has been a fan of Brene’s for several years, talks about what…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Homecoming by Beyonce is causing quite the buzz on Netflix and social media. Right here in the Beaver Dam, Diana & Erin are at odds about whether Beyonce was successful in her mission to show the blood, sweat, and tears behind what ultimately became her Coachella 2018 performance. At the risk of catching heat from …
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Shrill, a new series starring Aidy Bryant on Hulu, has all the makings for being a cathartic, hilarious, and poignant comedy for feminist audiences. But does is hit the mark? Erin & Diana are sharing their thoughts on the characters and themes in Shrill and what they would’ve done differently. Plus: the gals make p…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Erin & Diana are discussing Barry Jenkins’ beautiful and heartbreaking film If Beale Street Could Talk, adapted from James Baldwin’s book of the same name. The gals discuss the fine balance Jenkins strikes between cultural critique and romantic love story and share their favorite moments. Plus: Erin & Diana present…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Hit the concession stand and stock up on all the popcorn and candy you can carry. Erin & Diana are talking aboutLittle starring Marsai Martin, Issa Rae and Regina Hall. Created by Martin, the youngest executive producer in Hollywood history, this “sleepover movie” is a total delight and exactly what we need to brin…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Erin & Diana have more questions than answers as they dive into the surreal and intriguing world of Netflix’s Russian Doll. While Erin loved the show from the first frame, Diana does some soul searching to uncover why she struggled to connect to Natasha Lyonne. Plus: the gals make predictions for season two (if tha…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Captain Marvel has been making big waves at the box office, but does the female-led superhero movie live up to the hype? Turn on No Doubt, cuddle up to your cat and join Erin & Diana as they give Hollywood some advice about how to give gals the superhero movies we deserve. Follow Feminist Wednesday on Instagram Fol…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! It’s the first BeaverBites of 2019 and Erin & Diana are catching up on three months worth of movies, TV, and theatre. Erin shares what it’s like to be a new mom, a surprising new crush she has, and what movie she’s most looking forward to seeing this Spring. Plus: Diana makes the rounds at a few Broadway shows. Fol…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! She’s baaaaaaaack – Erin Bagwell is in the Beaver Dam to chat about one of our all-time favourites, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Season two brings back all the glamour of 1950s New York but digs even deeper into Midge’s struggle to navigate her blossoming career as a standup comedian, with the expectations of her pri…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Diana and Nora Resnick are gleefully diving into the hilarious and delightful show Schitt’s Creek, created, written by and starring Dan Levy and his dad, Eugene. The ladies chat about their favorite moments, the intricacies and nuances of the Rose family, and why the women of Schitt’s Creek are the real stars of th…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Hope Singsen and Carmen LoBue join Diana to talk about the upcoming #HealMeToo Festival, which uses theater, live discussion, and podcasts to continue the conversation around #MeToo. They discuss how empathy can be a powerful source for healing and the importance of creating intersectional spaces to further cultura…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! The Academy Awards came and went last Sunday without a host and with some head scratching moments. From Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s steamy performance to the biggest steps forward (and the biggest step back), Diana is recapping all of the highs and lows from the Oscars. Plus: she shares one of her favorite momen…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! In the lead up to Oscar Sunday, Diana gives her review of The Wife, starring Glen Close, and shares why she felt this film was timely, cathartic, and exceptionally subtle. Plus: Diana dishes on what she’s excited for in a year that promises to be big for female directors in Hollywood. Follow Feminist Wednesday on I…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Keep an eye over your shoulder and tune in as Diana and Ophelia Overton binge their way through Netflix’s You. Keep your frenemies close and watch what you share on Instagram. The ladies are breaking down and deep diving all of the addictive (and problematic) aspects of this creepy series. Plus: Diana and Ophelia m…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Comedian and actor Nina Daniels stops by the Beaver Den to chat with Diana about her hilarious new YouTube series Models Diet. The gals talk about extreme fad diets and what Nina hopes women take away from the series. Plus: Nina discusses the similarities between the world of investment banking and Hollywood. Follo…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Comedian Julia Young stops by the Beaver Den to talk about her hilarious book Please Don’t Grab My P#$$Y. Diana and Julia discuss where the inspiration for the book came from, why an adult children’s book is the perfect medium for political commentary, and how it’s being received so far. Plus: Julia shares her favo…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Diana is sharing why On the Basis of Sex made her ugly cry in the theatre and gives her full review of the much ignored but very important Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic. (Be sure to check out our episode about the documentary RBG!) Plus: Diana gives her top three picks of what she’s most excited about. Check Out Beave…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Turn your hairpins into daggers, your perfume into poison, and brush up on your Russian. Diana is joined by Alex Dickinson to dive into the cat-and-mouse world of Killing Eve. The gals get into their favorite moments, why this show could never be made in the United States, and discuss the poignant feminist commenta…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Pour yourself a glass of champagne – Awards Season is upon us. To celebrate, Diana is recapping the 2019 Golden Globes, reflecting on Times Up and the #MeToo Movement, and making a case for why these award shows are still relevant. Listen to find out what went down at Hollywood’s biggest party. Follow Feminist Wedn…
 
Happy New Year, Bettys! Diana and Erin share their fav media, movies, and shows from 2018. Plus, the ladies dig out their Liz Gilbert mason jars and reflect on their favorite personal moments from the year. Follow Feminist Wednesday on Instagram Follow Feminist Wednesday on Twitter For questions, love letters, or media we must check out email us at…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Grab a cup of hot cocoa and let the holiday spirit enter your earbuds! This week Diana and Erin enter into the magical Technicolor world of White Christmas. Diana shares all the behind the scenes trivia while Erin ogles all the 1950s fashion. The girls discuss the glamour, the problematic moments, and ponder if thi…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! This week Diana and Erin are joined by two expecting mamas Kelley Robins Hicks and Nobar Elmi Golhar. In anticipation of Erin’s new bundle, the ladies talk about all things pregnancy, motherhood, and the myths we see in the media about being a mom. They dive into the identity crisis motherhood brings, the body dysm…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! Kweighbaye Kotee, the founder of the Bushwick Film Festival, joins Erin and Diana to discuss HBO’s Insecure – starring Issa Rae and Yvonne Orji. They chat about why Issa and Molly are #friendshipgoals, share personal anecdotes about their own dating experiences, and make a few predictions for what they hope to see …
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! This week, Diana and Erin are saluting President Claire Underwood and navigating their way through tricky politics, backstabbing frenemies, and nuanced feminism in the final season of House of Cards. Plus, the gals give their take on why this may be the best season of the controversial series. Follow Feminist Wedne…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! In honor of Thanksgiving, Diana and Erin are reflecting on the women they’re most grateful for. It’s been a heavy year for the sisterhood, but there are incredible leaders who are marching, advocating, and championing for a better world. Grab a warm apple cider, a cozy blanket and celebrate with the gals. Who’s ins…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! In this episode Erin is joined by two very special guests Chris & Kiara from the Propelled Media Mentorship Program to discuss the film The Hate U Give. They chat about what it’s like to see activism on the big screen, the power of telling your story, and why this tear-jerking film left them feeling empowered to do…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! In this episode of BeaverBites Diana drops some Taylor Swift truth bombs, Erin reveals a shocking new tv crush, and both gals are praying for Claire Underwood’s triumphant return to House of Cards. Plus we share a voicemail from a very special guest star. Media also included in this episode: Quincy All About Nina T…
 
Happy Feminist-Halloween Wednesday, Bettys! In this spooktacular episode Diana and Erin relive their youth sharing their best and worst Halloween costumes and memories. Then they try to figure out if the 80’s flick Witches of Eastwick was a feminist film or not. The girls are split down the middle on if this powerhouse cast including Cher, Susan Sa…
 
Happy Feminist Wednesday, Bettys! It’s finally here!! Diana and Erin dive into A Star Is Born- they chat Lady Gaga’s iconic performance, Bradley Cooper’s sultry worn-look, and share why the first half of this film is perfection. For the second half, they share their feminist notes about how the plot veered away from its female lead and core love st…
 
On this weeks episode of BeaverTalk Erin ventures out of the beaver dam to go on a special mission to attend the one and only RuPaul’s Dragcon in NYC. Listen to her audio dairy as she shares what it’s like to set eyes on some of Drag Race’s biggest stars, walk the pink carpet, and bask in the glow of this magical afternoon. Will she see her beloved…
 
Erin & Diana discuss Good News, A Star Is Born, BlacKkKlansman, Like Father, A Simple Favor and lots more. Also, they discuss the state of believing women and the #metoo movement in light of the Kavanaugh hearings. Follow Feminist Wednesday on Instagram Follow Feminist Wednesday on Twitter For questions, love letters, or media we must check out ema…
 
Erin & Diana are joined by Kishori Rajan & Kelley Robins Hicks, Executive Producers of HBO’s surreal, thought provoking, socially conscious comedy Random Acts of Flyness. They discuss the challenges of the show’s production as well as the contentious responses the show’s themes have attracted. Follow Feminist Wednesday on Instagram Follow Feminist …
 
Erin & Diana tag-team the latest season of Netflix’s GLOW. They get into it about the oustanding Betty Gilpin and her character’s challenging storyline as well as the infamous scene between Ruth and the network’s president. Follow Feminist Wednesday on Instagram Follow Feminist Wednesday on Twitter For questions, love letters, or media we must chec…
 
On this edition of Beaver Bites Erin & Diana chat about Skater Kitchen, Hearts Beat Loud, Sharper Objects, Claws & pleanty more. Erin also recaps her family trip to Ireland. Follow Feminist Wednesday on Instagram Follow Feminist Wednesday on Twitter For questions, love letters, or media we must check out email us at beavertalkpodcast@gmail.com Femi…
 
Erin & Diana discuss the Diablo Cody penned Tully, starring Charlize Theron. They chat about the film’s importance of the film’s focus on the often overlooked aspects of being a mother. Sharing the illuminating expertise of her life experience is fellow Betty, Danei Cesario. As a mother she speaks about her appreciation for the details in Ms. Cody’…
 
Erin & Diana discuss the smash hit Crazy Rich Asians starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Awkwafina and Gemma Chan. They chat about it’s success in representation as well as whether or not it was crazy rich enough. Follow Feminist Wednesday on Instagram Follow Feminist Wednesday on Twitter For questions, love letters, or media we mu…
 
On this edition of Beaver Bites, Erin & Diana chat about Pose, Unreal, Claws, Succession, Sharp Objects, Eight Grade, Sandra Oh, the CATS movie, the Prince Harry & Meghan Markle documentary, The Power of Now, Shine On and so much more. Follow Feminist Wednesday on Instagram Follow Feminist Wednesday on Twitter For questions, love letters, or media …
 
Erin & Diana welcome Tani Chambers to the Beaver Den to discuss knowing what your worth, building yourpersonal brand and being okay with asking for money. Follow Feminist Wednesday on Instagram Follow Feminist Wednesday on Twitter For questions, love letters, or media we must check out email us at beavertalkpodcast@gmail.com Feminist Wednesday’s Be…
 
Music! Dancing! Love! Cher! Join Erin & Diana as they celebrate the sequel to the big screen adaptation of Mamma Mia. They discuss rediscovering a love for Andy Garcia and speculate who the father is in this BeaverTalk must see movie. Follow Feminist Wednesday on Instagram Follow Feminist Wednesday on Twitter For questions, love letters, or media w…
 
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