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Wokefield!

Join comedians Elizabeth Gomez and Adrienne Gunn as they revisit books and films from the 80s and 90s, and talk about how growing up with fictional best friends really fucks up your ideas about how...more

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Episode 5: Sex on the Beach (Sort of) - Sweet Valley High

Episode 5

December 02, 2020

Episode 5: Sex on the Beach (Sort of) - Sweet Valley High

Jessica’s dating an older man. How do we know he’s older? HE HAS A MUSTACHE. On this episode we welcome Alissa Rowinsky Wright, SVH super fan and mother of twins, to help us figure out--are all twins this codependent? Because after Jessica stays out < all! night! long! > Elizabeth is a wreck, running around taking tests for her sister and being a maniac until even Todd has had enough.  ...

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Episode 4 -  Revenge Body - Sweet Valley High

Episode 4

November 18, 2020

Episode 4 - Revenge Body - Sweet Valley High

After being blackballed by Pi Beta Alpha, resident fat girl Robin Wilson runs around the SVH track and only eats lettuce leaves to transform herself into this year’s Miss Sweet Valley. (Because, you know, she always had a pretty face.) In this episode we welcome transgender stand-up comedian, actor, and entrepreneur Dina Nina Martinez to talk about body image, shaming, and reinventing ourselves.Hosted by Elizabeth Gomez and Adrienne Gunn. Produced and engineered by J.W. Basilo for Shame The Devil Media. Recorded at Que4 Radio Studios, Chicago.Follow us online @wokefieldpod and @shame.the.devil ...

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Episode 3 - Chicks Before Dicks - Sweet Valley High

Episode 3

November 11, 2020

Episode 3 - Chicks Before Dicks - Sweet Valley High

911 Jessica is finally dating Sweet Valley stud Bruce Patman and Elizabeth is apoplectic. Jessica does a lot of dulling her sparkle to make Bruce happy and in this episode we welcome Chicago storyteller and queer icon Jeremy Owens to help us figure out how you know if you’re in an abusive relationship, when it’s okay to cockblock your sister, and should you tell your bff if their boyfriend is trash? Then stay tuned for our very own SVH fan fiction where Bruce embarks on a very steamy romance with...sorry, you’re gonna have to listen to find out! ...

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Episode 2 - Secrets Secrets Hurt Someone - Sweet Valley High

Episode 2

October 28, 2020

Episode 2 - Secrets Secrets Hurt Someone - Sweet Valley High

Enid’s got a secret and ohhhhh gurl, it’s a doozy! In this episode we welcome Chicago comedy legend and TWIN (!!!) Maya Haughton to help us figure out 1) are all twins this terrible and 2) why is gossip just the best? #Wokefield #SweetValleyHigh #ShameTheDevil Wokefield is produced and engineered by J.W. Basilo. Production copyright 2020, Shame The Devil Media.  ...

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Episode 1 - The All-American Girl  - Sweet Valley High

Episode 1

October 28, 2020

Episode 1 - The All-American Girl - Sweet Valley High

Episode 1: The All-American Girl If you know anything about the Wakefield twins it’s that they wear matching lavaliers and are a perfect size six. In this episode we welcome pop culture phenom Kim Nelson to help us break down what “...spectacular, all-American good looks...” means (TRANSLATION: WHITE?) and if Jessica is a sociopath, why do we all want to be her??? #Wokefield #SweetValleyHigh #ShameTheDevilWokefield is produced and engineered by J.W. Basilo. Production copyright 2020, Shame The Devil Media.  ...

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