Magic Muppets ft. Netflix’s Dark Crystal

Magic Muppets ft. Netflix’s Dark Crystal

Practical magic is tough in the age of visual effects. The Jim Henson Company recreates the world of Thra and make it look easy. Join Jon and Melissa Matos as they heap praise on one of their favorite studios, stories, and special effects.
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...