June 14, 2024

Girl Crush: Bottoms/Booksmart/The Half of It

Send us a Text Message. Hey romance friends! Let's celebrate Pride Month with a trio of smart, funny, quirky movies about queer girl crushes on high school classmates. Classmates to lovers is one of the most popular romantic ...

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May 31, 2024

The Romantic Awakening of Don Jon

Send us a Text Message. A romcom where a main character is addicted to porn? That's just the beginning of this amazing character study, written, directed by and starring Joseph Gordon Levitt. Jon is a difficult man to admire:...

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May 17, 2024

Quick Take: Bridgerton Season 3

Send us a Text Message. It's been a couple of years, a hot minute since we spent time with the Bridgerton and Featherington families. If this was real life, every single woman in the Ton would now be a confirmed spinster, bu...

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May 3, 2024

Love and Taylor Swift

Romance friends! I'm celebrating my 100th episode this week with an indulgent deep dive into the tear-stained emotion, blind love and delicious word play in Taylor Swift songs. My romance friend Mariah, a Swiftie from way bac...

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April 19, 2024

Serial Romantic: This is Me Now: a Love Story

I'm a J Lo fangirl from way back, and even though the title of her narrative concept film based on the album of the same name seemed ridiculously self-absorbed, I got completely transported by it anyway, because...J Lo. It's ...

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April 5, 2024

Romance Replay: Second Chance Romance

I have the sweetest hangover that I don't want to get over. My first ever visit with my long-distance sweetie was amazing, he's already gone home, and we're already planning our next visit. I'm exhausted, but in the very best...

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March 22, 2024

Long Distance Romance: Going the Distance/What Happens Later

I'm meeting my LDR sweetie for the first time this week, after more than a year of online dating, and excited doesn't begin to cover it. Humans are spread out all over the globe yet hyper connected, so many of us will experie...

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March 8, 2024

Spirituality and Desire: Black Narcissus

I'm a classic film nut, and there's no better example of overblown, dramatic and romantic Hollywood storytelling than the movie Black Narcissus, starring Deborah Kerr. Based on the 1930s Rumer Godden novel, it’s a story that ...

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Feb. 23, 2024

Think Pink: Barbie Part 2

In this episode, I'm joined by my romance friend Mariah to gush, giggle, get deep and then frothy again about the Barbie movie, starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, directed by Greta Gerwig. It was the most mega of mega m...

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Feb. 9, 2024

Hotter Than Ever

My favorite shows, books or movies feature women over the age of 40 finding sensuality, romance and connections of whatever type they desire. Unfortunately, society likes to pretend that women — especially older women —don't ...

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