May 30th, 2019 | 56 mins 16 secs
australia, czech republic, ebu, europe, europop, eurovision, eurovision grand final, geography, hatewatch, hatewatch with us, iceland, music contest, norway, podcast, pop music, song contest, thought bubble audio, trains, tutus, yodel it, zero gravity
It's that time of year again! That's right folks, Eurovision returned, and despite some streaming dilemmas we persevered to bring you some spicy hot Europop content. Speaking of spicy hot, we kick off with some neat oven safety tips, courtesy of Eurovision 2018. We don't condone drinking games, but if one were to play one, we might suggest they drink every time we call a performance "wild" this year. We bring you our favorites, our least favorites, and some side conversations about mens fashion, geography, and Kirstie's life on the rails. Check out some of our top performances at the links below, and remember, as they say in San Marino: Be a hero. Be the rainbow.
Australia, Zero Gravity: https://youtu.be/86tJJ1taitw
Norway, Spirit in the Sky: https://youtu.be/3EmUmbhDRiY
Switzerland, She Got Me: https://youtu.be/6PxoMWtAC7M
Czech Republic, Friend of a Friend: https://youtu.be/yH1-uy9FYKE
Romania, Yodel It (2017): https://youtu.be/LlDzaRK8fSM
May 8th, 2019 | 56 mins 47 secs
drew barrymore, gina rodriguez, hallmark channel, hatewatch, hatewatch with us, hugh grant, lifetime, millennials, music and lyrics, netflix, romantic comedies, romantic comedy, romcom, someone great, thought bubble audio
It's a romcomducation bonus episode! We're here to discuss the 2007 rom-com Music & Lyrics, starring our problematic fave, Hugh Grant. Mostly we just want to talk about how all we want to do is find a way back into loveeeeeee. Then we're jumping to some more timely, topical content and sharing our thoughts on Someone Great, a new Netflix original movie that was fine. As reporters in the target demo field, we discuss hangovers when you're 29, millennial home decor, and career depictions. We also snuck in some exciting previews for Hallmark Channel movies AND some choices Lifetime is making, so stay tuned for more there.
April 24th, 2019 | 1 hr 4 mins
a christmas prince, catastrophe, character development, deadwood, downton abby, everwood, family dynamics, friday night lights, game of thrones, hatewatch, hatewatch with us, hbo, john oliver, last week tonight with john oliver, media, media criticism, narrative, netflix, outlander, podcast, schitts creek, sparticus, starz, streaming, strong sexual content, television, the americans, the crown, themes, thought bubble, thought bubble audio, tv, veep, violence
As a member of society, you may or may not be subject to this dark time in television, as Game of Thrones is back on television and winter is here. We are dutifully recapping Game of Thrones over at our other podcast, Our Watch Has Ended, but in the interest of Alternative Content, we are here today to recommend content that scratches Game of Thrones' various itches. We cover themes such as Strong Sexual Content, Violence, House/Palace Intrigue, Unlikable Characters, and more! Find out which show we labled as the Hatewatch Superbowl, see how we justify talking about our faves for the millionth time in a new context, listen to Kirstie and Kelsey congratulate each other repeatedly for accomplishing the goal of episode format, and revel in the moment when Kirstie has to tell Kelsey she was right. From Westeros to Aldovia, there's some beef stew for everyone in this episode y'all.
April 12th, 2019 | 57 mins 48 secs
american red cross, game of thrones, game of thrones season 8, hatewatch, hatewatch with us, hbo, johhny walker, mountain dew, oreo, our watch has ended, podcast, shake shack, snowdonia, spoiler culture, spoilers, spotify, the daves, thought bubble, thought bubble audio, urban decay, valyrian
It's the first NEW episode of our NEW PODCAST, Our Watch Has Ended: A Game Of Thrones Hatewatch. You can subscribe at our new feed by searching for Our Watch Has Ended anywhere you find podcasts! Subscribe there for weekly episodes all through season 8!
It's been two years, but we are back at it with our favorite garbage show! Don't gaslight us about great houses, it's been a long time! As the hype builds, so do the brand partnerships, so we wanted to take a minute to talk about some of the crazy ways HBO has licensed Game of Thrones to trick you into BLEEDING FOR THE BRANDS. We discuss Oreo, Shake Shack, the American Red Cross, Mountain Dew, Urban Decay, Love Pop, Rolling Pins, Johnny Walker, and Spotify. How many houses are there? How do you fit a house on a cookie? We are bringing HOT LOOKS and HOT TAKES and dear god are we ready for this season to be over. Use the hashtag #hatewatchGOT to watch along with us!
April 2nd, 2019 | 1 hr 56 secs
abby's, abc, cheers, everwood, game of thrones, hatewatch, hatewatch with us, jane the virgin, jane villanueva, michael cordero, mike schur, our watch has ended, outlander, podcast, romance, romcom, sitcom, telenovela, television, thought bubble, thought bubble audio, tv, tv pilot
This week we are two hosts who are feeling confident about what we have prepared for you: two shows that have names, a show that gives us feelings and a show that doesn't, and a rundown of the ways our heros have failed us. We watched Jane the Virgin and the new Mike Schur show Abby's. We've got an episode of our Everwood Podcast Within the Podcast, a lot to say about narrative stakes, and some broad and varied hot takes on television pilots.
Jane the Virgin spoilers end around 37-38 minutes.
Don't forget to subscribe to our new podcast, Our Watch Has Ended, for all of your Game of Thrones content!
March 27th, 2019 | 1 hr 15 mins
brojects, cabins in the wild, canada, cottage life, cottages, dick strawbridge, hatewatch, hatewatch with us, house doctor, maple syrup, netflix, podcast, snowdonia, television, thought bubble audio, tv
We're revisiting our favorite network in our hearts this week and have found some gems from Netflix's selection of Cottage Life UK content. However, we don't visit Netflix without generating a few gripes, and we have A LOT OF THEM because Netflix has unjustly removed Canadian Cottage Life from their offering. Once we get over our feelings about that (and begin our letter writing campaign), we meet our new friends Dick Strawbridge and Willie Fedora over at Cabins in the Wild. This segment includes Dragon themed cabins, live reports from Snowdonia National Park, and everybody's favorite time - Kirstie and Kelsey google some things about pioneer life. Then we move on to House Doctor (how can I help?), where we meet yet another bag of dicks, Grumpy Old Dickie. We learn a lot about rooms with a point of view and our point of view is that this show is a disaster. This episode wraps up with a discussion of the maple syrup grading system, so don't miss that. Happy sugaring season, y'all!
Don't forget to check out our new Game of Thrones recap podcast, Our Watch Has Ended, wherever you're listening to this podcast!
March 14th, 2019 | 1 hr 1 min
broadcast, everwood, hallmark, hatewatch, hatewatch with us, jane the virgin, manifest, night shift, television, the night shift, thought bubble audio, treat williams, tv, tv drama
This week, we're judging NBC and their choices in the drama category from the past few years. First, we're talking about two buuuckwild episodes of The Night Shift, a summer medical/military drama that just did a lot of things badly. Next up is Manifest, a disaster drama that's also very bad and features heavy amounts of Jesus. But never fear! We have some unexpected Jane the Virgin feels and even more unexpected TREATS, so make sure to stick around til the end.
March 5th, 2019 | 48 mins 21 secs
comics, cw, cw seed, dc, everwood, greg berlanti, hatewatch, hatewatch with us, legends of tomorrow, marvel, podcast, romcoms, television, thought bubble, thought bubble audio, time travel, wb
Thanks to a listener suggestion, we spend this week's episode down a rabbit hole known as the WB Then and Now, Pilot Palooza Bonus Round, Make Kirstie Watch An Everwood, or The Greg Berlanti Factor. We bring you in depth reporting such as show runner horoscopes, Comics vs RomComs, and Legends of Eurovision. Kirstie says "tonality" a lot so you know it has to be good! Then we finally talk about Kelsey's heart and soul, Everwood. Doc Brown comes to comfort us, and we sling some Hot Hallmark Takes and argue about Schitt's Creek. Like any small town, this episode has a lot of heart. Stay tuned for an announcement about our new project, pending the resolution of our endless struggle against A Major Podcast Distributer!
February 20th, 2019 | 1 hr 8 mins
airbnb, australia, genevieve gorder, hate watch, hatewatch with us, hotels, instant hotel, netflix, netflix what have you done, podcast, stay here, streaming, television, thought bubble, thought bubble audio, travel, tv, vacation rental, vrbo
It's the Five Star Podcast experience for the Five Star guest. Luxury! Social Media Moments! Relax and recharge in this chic episode with beautiful, expansive views of the Netflix shows Stay Here and Instant Hotel. Whether you love a knitting show or are looking for the opposite of shows about nice people only, this episode has something for every guest. Enjoy premium features such as Strong Sexual Content Barbie, a lesson on thrummed mittens, and Kirstie and Kelsey Google.
February 12th, 2019 | 1 hr 12 mins
a winter princess, hallmark, hallmark winterfest, hatewatch, hatewatch with us, konmari, landora, marie kondo, netflix, netflix what have you done, podcast, sam heughan, spark joy, sparking joy, thought bubble, thought bubble audio, tidying up, tidying up with marie kondo, winter princess
Before we begin this episode, let's take a moment to greet the podcast home. You know what that means: it's finally time to talk Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. Spark joy with us on this adventure as Kirstie spends the entire episode masterfully avoiding admitting that she's wrong about how many steps there are in the KonMari method. Then we move on to kimono, which is actually just the Hallmark Channel. We discovered A Winter Princess (Winter for Princess? The Winter of Princess?) and we are here to tell you that it is a delight. Hallmark really phones it in in the wake of Hallmark Christmas, giving us the gift of our favorite fake European country of all time. So tune in for that big reveal, and if it sparks joy for you, consider entering us in the Sam Heughan Charity Crossfit contest! https://www.omaze.com/experiences/sam-heughan-date-night