Animation, Short Story, Web Series

Helluva Boss + “Nice Shot”

Ali discusses the fantastic web series, Helluva Boss, created by Vivienne “VivziePop” Medrano. Afterward, she reads a Helluva Boss story she wrote called “Nice Shot.”

Animation, Movie

The Simpsons Movie

Ali discusses The Simpsons Movie co-written by series creator, Matt Groening, along with James L. Brooks, Al Jean, Ian Maxtone-Graham, George Meyer, David Mirkin, Mike Reiss, Mike Scully, Matt Selman, John Swartzwelder and Jon Vitti and directed by David Silverman. D’oh!

Anime

Hamtaro with Gina

Ali and her cousin, Gina, discuss all things Hamtaro, sharing their memories of watching the anime on Cartoon Network during the summer of 2002, Ali co-writing ridiculous fanfiction featuring the Ham-Hams, Gina’s pet hamster, plus a lot of reminiscing about playing the fun and adorable Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advance games, Hamtaro: Ham-Hams Unite! and Hamtaro: Ham-Ham Heartbreak. Hamha!

Be sure to check out Gina’s podcast, The Queen’s Throne. You can also follow her on Instagram and TikTok.

Hamtaro
Animation, Movie

The Bob’s Burgers Movie (Second Helping)

Ali shares more thoughts on The Bob’s Burgers Movie in this special bonus episode, addressing some fan criticisms while also sharing some favorite laugh-out-loud moments in this second review. “And it’s gonna be the sunny-side-up summer of our lives!”