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Monday, December 1, 2014

Episode 101: Amphibian Flesh

(Image found on http://fuckyeahlaurapalmer.tumblr.com)
This week, Rhea and Destiny go back to Twin Peaks, where there's always music in the air. We also talk about the TV landscape in general, feels about year-end lists, and tapeworms in your brain. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Spoiler Alert for the Following: All Twin Peaks/Fire Walk With Me spoilers are after the musical interlude. You'll know when you hear it and have been warned.

Correction: The Thick of It is a TV show. The next Trashpect Ratio film is In The Loop (2009).

Relevant Links:
Tapeworm story 
Melon buns
The Guest trailer
Stop Podcasting Yourself
Julia Holter, "Horns Surrounding Me" 
Survive, "Omniverse" 
Bunnies from Inland Empire
Roxy Music, "2HB"
Episode 1 of On the Air (David Lynch's other TV show) 
Chrysta Bell, "This Train" 
Julee Cruise, "Falling"
Julee Cruise, "Mysteries of Love" 
Angelo Badalamenti, "Laura's Theme" 
He talks about composing it here

Fucking Books:
Through the Woods by Emily Carroll
Kokoro Connect by Anda Sadanatsu and CuteG
Mushroom Pup by Kimama Aoboshi
Catching the Big Fish by David Lynch

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Friday, October 31, 2014

Episode 99: Interstellar Communication

This week, Destiny and Rhea induct you into their coven and get into some super scary Halloween talk! Destiny's house might be haunted! Rhea's gone back to 1989! We break down in Lavender Town! Enjoy this beautiful blessed holiday and Hail Satan.

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Spoiler Alert For the Following: Tales from the Hood

Relevant Links:
Tales from the Hood trailer
Goat Witch (NSFW)
A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night trailer
100 Greatest Horror Soundtracks(FACT Magazine)
Lavender Town Syndrome
Monster Talk podcast
99% Invisible episode about Ouija boards
Trashpect Ratio talks about The Bay
Invocation of My Demon Brother (Kenneth Anger)

Fucking Books:
Dr. Strange Season One by Greg Pak;
Witchcraft Today by Martin Ebon
The Truth About Witchcraft Today by Scott Cunningham

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Destiny does On The Spot

This was filmed last month in beautiful Omaha, Nebraska:

No new episode of Badland Girls yet this week, because we've been surprisingly busy. We'll keep you posted. In the mean time, in order to do October right, we want you to send us your scary stories, horror movie recommendations, and other spoopy/creppy things that we can share on air! Feel free to comment here, email us at badlandgirls at gmail dot com, or contact us by way of ouija board. <3

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Episode 98: Strip and Fall

This week, Rhea and Destiny get hype about the fact that Halloween is coming and talk about some of their spoopy/creppy October plans. We also go into a discussion of the horror youtube series, Marble Hornets, so we suggest you check that out! There's also quite a few non-scary tangents about stuff like middle school, anime, and Taylor Swift. By the way, if you have any scary stories, games, movies, etc. you'd like to share or recommend, we'd like that lots! So send an email or comment or something!

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Spoiler Alerts for the Following:
Marble Hornets
Slender: The 8 Pages

Relevant Links:
Marble Hornets episode list/suggested viewing order
The Skeleton Twins trailer
A Brief History of Slender Man
Play Slender: The Eight Pages
Barakamon on Hulu
I Am Road Comic trailer
Electric Youth album Innerworld
Doug Jones is in everything
Play The Last Door
Play Deep Sleep, Deeper Sleep, and The Deepest Sleep here
Taylor Swift, "Shake it Off"
Thom Yorke, "A Brain in a Box"
Thom's Tomorrow's Modern Boxes album
Neverending Nightmares
The Terror Aboard The Speedwell!
The Box Trolls trailer
The Painting Goblin in the Sims
A remake of that stupid ski game, SkiFree, where you'd always get killed by a Yeti at the end

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Episode 95: Teen Creeps

This week, Rhea and Destiny are stuffed with yummy vegan yum-yums yet still manage to overcome their full bellies to talk about inspiration folders, manga, bears, and a bunch of movies. Destiny gets in to an old Daft Punk album. Rhea reveals her crush on a classic beach blanket babe. Should they get a PO box? Let them know!

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Correction:Destiny mis-credited the Tumblr in her Thing of Note. The Yuri manga post was written by littlegaywitch. Apologies!

Relevant Links
Yuri manga by women about women post by littlegaywitch
Panic in the Year Zero (full movie)
Los Straitjackets, "Tempest"
Daft Punk, "High Life" (also serves as a clip of Interstella 5555)
Feh Yes Vintage Manga
Trashpect Ratio episode 1
Chris Evans Ice Bucket Challenge video
Revolutionary Girl Utena dueling theme
Princess Peachie
GLOW (Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling) rap supercut
Redline trailer

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Monday, July 21, 2014

Episode 92: Depressing Monkey Movie

This week, we keep things short and just go over our regular features. That doesn't stop us from gabbing about Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, manga, and Star Trek.

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Spoiler Alert for the Following:
Season 1 of Star Trek: The Next Generation

Correction: Artist Megumi Igarashi was arrested for distributing 3D prints of her vagina, but has since been released from police custody.

Relevant Links:
The Courtneys, "90210"
Open Mike Eagle, "Dark Comedy Morning Show"
Rachel Antonoff short film Crush
Song Exploder
Megumi Igarashi
Korla Pandit plays "Miserlou"
How Turbans Helped Some Blacks Go Incognito In The Jim Crow Era by Tanvi Misra

Fucking Books:
Bat Manga by Jiro Kuwata and Chip Kidd
Girl Friends by Milk Morinaga

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Episode 91: Pizza Love the News

This week, Rhea and Destiny discuss some of their very favorite things! Find out which foods, clothing items, and abstract concepts make them smile! Also, we debut the song we wrote about the person who gave us our 100th "Like" on Facebook!

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Spoiler Alerts for the Following:
Buffy (mostly seasons 1 and 2)
Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (1958)

Corrections: This episode is incorrectly numbered because Destiny is a goofball.

Relevant Links
Attack of the Fifty Foot Woman trailer
Snowpiercer trailer
David Lynch and Lykke Li, "I'm Waiting Here"
Jenny Lewis, "Just One of the Guys"
Jenny Lewis, "The Voyager"
Cosplaying While Black
Puppies on Slides
Cardcaptor Sakura opening
Sinoia Caves, "Forever Dilating Eyes"
Tommy James & the Shondells, "Crimson & Clover" (long version and added reprise)
Got a Girl, "Did We Live Too Fast"
On The Ethics of Vampire Slaying in Buffy the Vampire Slayer by Greta Christina

A Fucking Book:
Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Episode 89: What Would Be In Your Pyramid?

This week, a listener email gets the Badland Girls talking about the issues: rape revenge movies, the difference between being problematic and having problematic elements, statements in horror movies, and Doris Wishman. We also talk about body acceptance, Eli Roth, and how much we miss watching Lost. There's some frank talk about sexual assault in cinema, so if that's not your thing, consider this a trigger warning.

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Spoiler Alerts for the Following:

I Spit on Your Grave (the 1970s original)
Bad Girls Go To Hell
Descent (the 2007 Rosario Dawson film)
Night of the Living Dead (1960s original)

Relevant Links:
Lost Rewatch podcast with Patrick Klepek and Max Temkin
Human League, "The Things that Dreams are Made Of" (Original Dub)
Meghan Trainor, "All About That Bass"
Heavy Rain game trailer
I Spit on Your Grave trailer 
Hostel Part 2 trailer (auf Deustch, with a special intro by Mr. Roth himself)

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Episode 87: The Stitcher Listener

This week, Rhea and Destiny have so much fun talking about movies, comics, anime, video games, and music, that we don't really have a real episode description for you this week. I can tell you that they found someone who listens to them on Stitcher and sent in a very sweet email about it, and that they really think you'll like this episode. Pop in some pizza rolls and prepare for podcast perfection!

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Relevant Links:
Josie & The Pussycats, "Pretend to Be Nice" 
Josie & The Pussycats opening
Josie & The Pussycats in Outer Space opening
1990s Sega commercials
Escape From Tomorrow trailer
Kate or Die Comics by Kate Leth
Jeff Buckley, "Last Goodbye"
Belle trailer
Adventures of Comic Book Girl's "The Great Feminist Manga and Anime Review"
Leigh Alexander's Lofi Let's Plays
Abnormal Mapping's Let's Plays of the Blackwell games
Umbrellas of Cherbourg trailer
Goat Simulator

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Episode 83: The One Bra Program

This week, Destiny and Rhea talk about makeup and self-image. We also discuss our issues with the new Oculus movie, the last time Scarlett Johansson impressed us, and we get a little TMI.

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Relevant Links:
Perfect Pussy, "Driver"
James Brown, "Living in America"
Apollo Creed's entrance in Rocky IV
Powder Doom
The Sacrament trailer
Ray Charles, "America the Beautiful"
Under the Skin trailer
Seeing You Seeing Me: The Trouble with Blue is the Warmest Color by Manohla Dargis
Porpentine's Make Up Tutorial (We didn't talk about this in the episode; I just think it's great. --Destiny)

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Episode 81: Badland ASMR

This week, Destiny and Rhea treat you to a short podcast packed with autonomous sensory delight. Rhea speaks of the long-awaited Captain America: Winter Soldier experience, and brings back Corner Me, Chris [Evans] in the process. Destiny is getting into some pretty weird games, and remembers the little details of a well-shot 1990s music video. We also talk about Twin Peaks fanfic, Beyonce, and Noah.

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Correction: The Nintendo music program Destiny mentions is Mario Paint Composer, which is a PC program that emulates the music composer from, well, Mario Paint for SNES. The porn director she was thinking of is named Samuel Shanahoy.

Relevant Links:
Enter The Lodge
Beyonce, "Partition"
Ruth White, "Evening Harmony"
Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" done in Mario Paint Composer
George Michael, "I Want Your Sex"
Michael Jackson, "Remember the Time"
Heather Feather's YouTube Channel
Episode 2 of Departure, the ASMR Sci-Fi Series featuring Heather Feather
The Giver movie trailer
Space Funeral
Buy Fifty Short Games!
Smut Peddler Kickstarter campaign
Skate Bitches
Captain America speaks French and makes all the girls panties wet

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Episode 80: Psychedelic Space

This week, in celebration of being on livejournal 10-plus years, Destiny and Rhea talk about some of the stuff they used to write about when they were teens. They also talk about the prospect of a new Phantasm movie, Muppets, and sing a song about their second-most perfect asset. Enjoy!

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Spoiler Alerts:
Lost season 5
Buffy season 7

Relevant Links:
Slam Up Tour
"Cabin Fever" from Muppet Treasure Island
Usher sings his ABCs with the Sesame Street crew
Katy Pery, "Dark Horse"
Hatsune Miku, "Secret Police"
Haim, "Forever"
Nyan (Tom) Waits
Nicolette Mason
Molly Soda
Oh No They Didn't

A Fucking Book
Breathing Machine by Leigh Alexander

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Episode 79: Fat Daphne

This week, Destiny and Rhea discuss their experience at Planet Comicon, super hero movies, and tokenism regarding women in the media. There's also some tangents on understanding Avatar: The Last Airbender and Pepper Potts. Sorry about the fortune cookie!

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Spoiler Alerts for the Following:
Sailor Moon R: The Movie
Captain Marvel
Avatar: The Last Airbender

Relevant Links:
Planet Comicon
Kelly Sue DeConnick< Paula Abdul, "Opposites Attract"
Anime NebrasKon
Arie Monroe (Patreon here)
Bianca Roman-Stumpff
Kristy McCall, "They Don't Know"
Tracey Ullman's version of "They Don't Know"
The Day My Kid Went Punk (the movie cuts out at the end, so you'll have to find another video to view the last few minutes)
Kesha, "We R Who We R"
Against Me!, "Sink, Florida, Sink"
Warpaint, "Love is to Die"
How Was Your Week episode featuring Karina Longworth
The Full Boyle: Guys Who Don't Hear 'No' Just Aren't Funny Anymore by Genevieve Valentine
She-Devil trailer
Junk Food Dinner episode featuring The Day My Kid Went Punk
That tumblr user's account of meeting Chris Evans that Rhea freaked out over

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Episode 78: Circle Jerk of Cinema

art by Celeste Pille (http://celestedoodles.tumblr.com)
This week, Destiny and Rhea have a discussion about self-perception in regards to women's spaces on the internet. We also talk about the awesomeness of Lupita Nyong'o, what's new on Netlfix, and have an epiphany about the sort of things we'd like to see on Youtube.

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Corrections: "Taken in the Sky" is actually called Non-Stop.

Spoiler Alert for the Following:
 Dario Argento's Dracula

Relevant Links:
MST3k episode featuring The Incredible Melting Man
Spookies (the entire movie in all its glory)
Psycho Gothic Lolita
Justice League: War
Motel Hell
Lily Allen, "Air Balloon"
Rough Trade, "High School Confidential"
Love is Zero
Abnormal Mapping
Abnormal Mapping's Twitch Channel, featuring Read for Speed
Betty Felon
Gabi Fresh
ALB in Wonderland
I Was a Teenage Sexist by Jenn Frank

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Episode 77: Lonely Prom Night Song

This week, Rhea and Destiny are pro-selfie, pro-ghost prom, and pro-cavemen. We also talk about a cool Takashi Ishii video sent to us by a fan, some games we've been playing, and how you should reconsider reblogging Wanda Woodward photos on your Tumblr.

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Correction: Twitch Plays Pokemon is playing Red/Blue.

Relevant Links:
Room of 1000 Snakes
Carpenter Brut, "Obituary"/Takashi Ishii tribute (NSFW) 
Interstellar Selfie Station beta
The Safaris, "Image of a Girl"
Strawberry Switchblade, "Let Her Go"
Quest For Fire trailer
Gloria trailer
"New" Cutey Honey opening credits (NSFW)
Twitch Plays Pokemon
Gemma Ray, "1952"
Puella Magi Madoka Magica 

Monday, February 17, 2014

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Episode 75: Wintermute Cat Club

This week, Rhea and Destiny talk about the movies they are looking forward to seeing this year and movies that they loved last year, too. Rhea shares her big big love for 2010: The Year We Made Contact, Destiny feels a need for speed, and both ladies go back and forth on their feelings towards Oscar nominations.

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Spoiler Alerts for the Following:
12 Years a Slave
21 Jump Street
2010: The Year We Made Contact
Brokeback Mountain

Corrections: It was the Transformers 3 trailer that tricked us all with the promise of space movie goodness.

Relevant Links:
Under the Skin trailer
Jodorowsky's Dune trailer
John Lennon, "Be My Baby"
Channing Tatum "Pony" dance scene from Magic Mike
IO9's 65 Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies to Look Out For in 2014
Need for Speed trailer
NPR First Listen of Dum Dum Girls' Too True
Transformers 3 trailer that disappointed Destiny
Box Trolls trailer
Marvel One Shot: Agent Carter

Fucking Books:
Mysterious Skin by Scott Heim
Dune by Frank Herbert

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Episode 74: Ghosties in Your Head

This week, Rhea and Destiny recap their favorite moments of doing the podcast in 2013, share their personal histories with swearing, and get real excited about how awesome this year is going to be.

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Spoiler Alert for the Following:
Being John Malkovich

Relevant Links: 
Linda Perhacs, "Hey, Who Really Cares?" 
Diamanda Galas, "My World is Empty Without You"
The Supremes, "My World is Empty Without You"
Death Waltz Recording Co. 
Casting Call Woe tumblr

A Fucking Book:
Doctor Sleep by Stephen King

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Episode 73: Mall Food

This week, Rhea and Destiny talk Disney, comics, weird singing voices, and Buffy. Destiny gets excited about a new Gregg Araki movie! Rhea's reading some cool books! A podcat bro sends an email! A better-late-than-never Kwanzaa song from Stella Carter! Regain all your desire for listening to this episode!

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Relevant Links:
Disney Magical World
On the Air
GG Allin on The Cleveland Show
Princess Jellyfish opening credits
Sky Ferrerira, "You're Not the One"
Perfect Pussy (the band, not Destiny's crotch)
White Bird in a Blizzard trailer
Warner Archive Instant
The Green Slime opening credits

Fucking Books:
Shivers series by M.D. Spencer
Gasoline by Dame Darcy
Wonder Woman (New 52) Vol. 1: Blood by Brian Azzareno
Tampa by Alissa Nutting
Captain Marvel Vol. 1: In Pursuit of Flight by Kelly Sue Deconnick

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Episode 72: Trash Saint

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Now it's time to countdown to Winter Soldier. It's also Destiny's birth month, and the birth month of Badland Girls. This week, let's talk about failures in intersectionality, V/H/S/2, sweet girl garage rock, and of course, games. Also learn about some of the creative projects Rhea and Destiny want to take on in this, the year of the horse.

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Spoiler Alert:

Correction: The Mattie Brice game Destiny played is called Mainichi.(see link below)

Relevant Links:
Graveyardshift Sisters
Indie Statik's top 50 free games list
Tavi (Rookie) interviews Lorde
Twine tutorial from Anna Anthropy
Cry$tal Warrior Ke$ha by Porpentine
Mainichi by Mattie Brice
Queers in Love at the End of the World by Anna Anthropy
Lakeview Cabin
Yoko Ono, "Yes I'm a Witch" (2007 version)
Yoko, Ono, "Yes I'm Witch" (1974 version)
Deap Vally, "Baby I Call Hell"
Golden Ponies
La Luz, "Pink Slime"
The Prisoner opening titles