MusicalSplaining

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A podcast to unite people who love and hate musicals

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Moana
01:15:57

In the thrilling conclusion to the LMM trilogy, this week we are joined by Princess Weekes to discuss 2016's Moana. Lindsay has surprisingly strong feelings about coconut pirates, Princess weeps for her nonexistent Samoan grandmother, and Kaveh gets distracted by all things SHINY.


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Jun 29, 2021
In The Heights
01:00:39

This week we discuss the recently released Hollywood adaptation of our boy Lin-Manuel's Tony-winning debut musical. Lindsay stresses the importance of taking a pragmatic approach when it comes to NYC real estate and Kaveh laments what was lost by not seeing this production in the *THEATRE*


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Jun 15, 2021
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
01:12:38

This week we revisit the Willy Wonka Cinematic Universe by discussing the 1971 classic and the 2005 remake. Lindsay makes a case for The Weeknd playing Willy Wonka instead of Timothée Chalamet and Kaveh achieves peak dad brain with his reverence for Timothée Chalamet's turn as Spiderman.

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Jun 01, 2021
22: Phantom of the Paradise
00:55:42

The Persian is in the Phantom’s clutches once again as we are joined by veteran guest host Angelina Meehan in discussing Brian De Palma's 1974 cult classic. Lindsay and Angelina stan the mysterious “Beef” and Kaveh proposes a controversial George Lucas/Phantom of the Opera conspiracy theory.


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May 18, 2021
21: The Descendants
01:07:04

Self-proclaimed expert on Monster High knockoffs Jenny Nichiolson returns to discuss the Disney Channel smash hit. Lindsay makes the case for why Hades is a DILF and Kaveh recruits his eight-year-old niece as a consultant.


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May 04, 2021
Om Shanti Om
01:08:29

At long last we venture into Bollywood with guest host Siddhant Adlakha! Lindsay and Siddhant attempt to pinpoint the arrival of abs in India and Kaveh once again sees flashes of Phantom.


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Apr 20, 2021
O Brother, Where Art Thou?
01:16:42

For this episode we embark on the odyssey of discussing the 2000 Coen Brothers classic. Harbinger of O, Death Lindsay makes the argument that this film is a musical, while Man of Constant Sorrow Kaveh struggles to define what a musical even is.


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Mar 16, 2021
18: The Wizard of Oz
01:02:22

This week on our journey down the yellow brick road, we are joined by fellow 'splainer and L. Frank Baum wizard Antonella Inserra. Lindsay considers the Wicked Witch's OSHA violations and Kaveh discovers a newfound appreciation for animal talent.

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Mar 02, 2021
17: The Sound of Music
01:10:37

In honor of the late Xtopher Plummer, we take a look back at the classic 1965 film. Lindsay tries her best to understand what nuns do with their free time and Kaveh reveals his basic side.


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Feb 16, 2021
16: Repo! The Genetic Opera
01:02:33

This week we finally cave to fans' demands and review the 2008 cult classic. Lindsay struggles in earnest to dissect Repo's appeal and Kaveh screams bloody murder about the film's budget.


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Feb 02, 2021
15: Moulin Rouge!
01:09:55

In the first of our "musicals that began as movies" series, we are joined by our 8th Beatle Angelina Meehan in discussing the 2001 Baz Luhrman classic. Lindsay and Angelina predictably figure out a way to steer the conversation towards Phantom, and Kaveh questions his continuing appeal to the MusicalSplaining audience.


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Jan 19, 2021
14: Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical
01:07:09

We're back from hiatus to discuss the ratticle rat sensation of 2021! Lindsay does some fair use-splaining and Kaveh shows off his improvisational talents.

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Jan 05, 2021
13: Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
01:12:41

We are (once again) joined by Angelina Meehan as we split the muff of our first Sondheim show discussing the demon barber of Fleet Street. Lindsay burns the roof of her mouth with her caliente hot takes and Kaveh reluctantly crosses over into full musical fandom.

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Sep 09, 2020
12: SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical
00:53:18
By popular demand, Lindsay and Kaveh take a (virtual) trip to a pineapple under the sea, where they give bottom-feeding theater critics a bad review and reminisce about the good ol' Virgin Megastore days. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Aug 19, 2020
11: Hamilton
01:32:35
On this very special episode we are joined by TikTok celebrity and resident young person expert Hank Green in discussing the biggest (non-Phantom) musical sensation of the past 20 years. Discourse is discoursed, as we ask the important questions like "was Washington a Daddy?" and "what kind of YouTuber would Hamilton have been?" See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jul 28, 2020
10: Love Never Dies
01:20:26
It feels like it's been 10 long years since we last co-hosted with Angelina Meehan, yet here we are discussing yet another Phantom content!  Winner of 0 Tony awards, we dissect ALW's much maligned sequel to his greatest hit. Topics covered include Christine's Vegas residency on Coney Island and lessons on de-escalation with the Phantom.  See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jul 14, 2020
09: American Idiot
01:05:28
Lindsay and Kaveh pay their respects to Antifa by watching the punk rock musical written by none other than Green Day. You'll have the time of your life hearing Lindsay fawn over Billie Joe Armstrong's gigantic head while Kaveh tries to wrap his head around yet another musical featuring a guy with an acoustic guitar who will save the world if he can only write one perfect song. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jun 23, 2020
08: The King and I
01:02:50
Lindsay and Kaveh, star of the international hit film Argo, get in way over their heads with Rodgers and Hammerstein’s extremely dated classic, the King and I. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jun 09, 2020
07: Rent
01:06:43
As if quarantine wasn't hard enough, Lindsay and Kaveh voluntarily  watch a pro-shot version of Rent. God help us all. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
May 19, 2020
06: Six
00:50:37
Heads will roll as Lindsay and Kaveh finally return after hiatus to discuss Six the musical! Kaveh gets in touch with his inner 14-year-old girl and Lindsay travels back in time to the woke discourse of 2004 . See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
May 05, 2020
05: The Phantom of the Opera
01:11:02
Lindsay and Kaveh are joined by guest host Angelina Meehan in their descent into the basement to explore the classic tale of a 50-year-old virgin/musical genius/entrepreneur who grooms a young opera singer before kidnapping her repeatedly and then murdering several people. Is Lindsay and Angelina's enthusiasm as contagious as they think it is? (It isn't). See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Mar 31, 2020
04: Beetlejuice
01:03:49
Our Broadway adventure continues with audience favorite Beetlejuice (or BJ as Lindsay likes to call it). Sorta based on the movie of the same name, the story follows a dead couple who try to haunt the new inhabitants of their former home. Could this be the episode where... Lindsay and Kaveh agree on something? Boy, I hope you're ready for a show about death!  See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Mar 17, 2020
03: Hadestown
00:59:24
Lindsay and Kaveh trek to New York to review the Tony-winning Hadestown, the tale of a beautiful singing idiot who travels to the Underworld to get his girlfriend back but accidentally starts a labor union instead. Lindsay 'splains about Greek myths and Kaveh yells about his bejeweled apron. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Mar 03, 2020
02: Frozen
00:52:07
Very special guest and self-proclaimed "Frozenhead" Jenny Nicholson joins Lindsay and Kaveh to discuss the incredibly mediocre stage version of Disney's "Frozen." Kaveh does not know how to pronounce "Anna," and no one knows how to pronounce "Kaveh." See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Feb 18, 2020
01: Cats
01:11:40
The inaugural episode in which Lindsay and Kaveh review the original stage musical Cats, as well as the 2019 Tom Hooper abomination. Lindsay says "cats" a lot and Kaveh gets angry. Good content! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Feb 04, 2020