Good Vibes ft. Another Life

Good Vibes ft. Another Life

File this one under “current affairs.” Not only did Melissa get a sweetheart novelette published, but she got donors to raise some $ for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. To celebrate these double convictions, your Boy & Gal Fridays eschew a...
Fantasy Flops ft. MTV’s Shannara Chronicles

Fantasy Flops ft. MTV’s Shannara Chronicles

The race to replace ‘Game of Thrones’ is underway, but after that ending, is sword and sorcery dead? Nearly a year after MTV cancelled Shannara Chronicles, Melissa and Jon Matos ask why it failed. Can new writers recapture the magic of the 80’s...
Aah! Real Pathos ft. Good Grief

Aah! Real Pathos ft. Good Grief

Good books make you feel things, but what if that’s all they do? Melissa and Jon review a local author’s book, Good Grief, and discuss how it achieves  a high level of intimacy and honesty without becoming melodramatic. Can a novel survive without ninjas...
Disney…! Live Action? | Live @ Philly Podfest

Disney…! Live Action? | Live @ Philly Podfest

The magic of Disney animation is part of our DNA, so when it changes, has Disney changed or have we? Melissa and Jon recorded this special, nostalgia-filled episode at the 7th Annual Philly Podfest, thanks to the sponsors below and the lovely people at Indy Hall....