This week we're looking at the common love triangle plot device. What makes a good triangle? What makes a bad one? What are some of the greatest triangles in TV history? We discuss! Be sure to share your thoughts and add your own. Find us on twitter or email us as firstname.lastname@example.org.
One of the most excruciating experiences for a shipper is watching a favorite couple break up. Especially on TV where circumstances often seem to be conspiring to keep our most beloved characters apart. This week we're chatting about all the break ups that left us in shambles. Who are some of your most memorable break ups? Be sure to share with us on twitter and facebook and email us any thoughts you may have at email@example.com. [Shows covered in week 41: Army Wives, Supernatural, Gilmore Girls, Beverly Hills, 90210, Friends and more!]
Come on in and join us as we chat The West Wing with Andrea and Sallie of Wingin' It: The West Wing Podcast. We look at the genius that is Aaron Sorkin and discuss the relationships that could have been as well as the ones that so wonderfully were. Who are some of your faves? Be sure to share with us on twitter (@shippingroompod) or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org! We want to hear from you!
We welcome two Sex and the City superfans this week, Liviya and Sarah, to chat all about the many loves and lusts of Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte, and Samantha. We tackle the age old question, Big vs. Aidan, and gush over our love for Steve, Harry, and Smith. Be sure to share all your SATC thoughts with us on twitter or email us at email@example.com
This week we are joined by Andy and Aaron of the Gossip Guys podcast to talk all about Gossip Girl! With a few detours to Beverly Hills and Capeside, we mostly hang on the Upper East side and dissect what worked and what didn't with our favorite group of entitled teens! Who are your GG faves? Be sure to share with us on twitter!
This week we welcome Emily, Taylor, and Emily of the Worst Friends Forever podcast to talk about our favorite bad boys! What makes a "bad boy" and why is he so appealing as a love interest? We discuss and list some of our favorites (Tamar has A LOT!) Who are yours? Be sure to find us on social media (@shippingroompod everywhere) and tell us your thoughts!
This week we welcome Natasia Langfelder, who wrote this article for AfterEllen about female couples we 'shipped before shipping was a thing. We explore the idea of same sex couples that never happened and discuss the various reasons why they didn't. Do you have a favorite? Be sure to share with us on twitter (@shippingroompod)
Many of the ships we talk about have long and tortured stories, often ending in misery and leaving us devastated. Every so often, however, a couple we've been rooting for does make their way down the aisle. This week we talk about some of our favorites. Who are yours? Be sure to share with us on twitter!
All shippers have their favorite moments from their ship's history, and often times those moments are accompanied (and enhanced) by the music playing. This week we take a look at some of the most memorable music that has played at pivotal TV moments--and share some of our favorite clips with you! What are some of your favorites? Be sure to let us know on twitter, facebook, or instagram. You can also find all the songs on the 'ship music playlist on our Spotify (shippingroompod).
We're doing something a little different this week. After 32 episodes of talking about our experiences as TV fans, we're turning the tables to get some insight into how some of our favorite stories come to be. We're joined by Dan Gregor, whose writing credits include How I Met Your Mother, The Comedians, and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend to talk writers' room secrets. Be sure to share your thoughts with us on twitter @shippingroompod!
This week Christine is out sick (thanks to all for the amazing well wishes!), and Tamar is joined by freelance entertainment writer Maggie Fremont to chat about the ships of the "One Chicago" trilogy. We talk Dawsey, Linstead, and Burzek and take a look at the many incredible relationships these three shows have to offer. Be sure to share your thoughts with us on twitter (@shippingroompod)
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This week we're joined by one half of the Gilmore Guys podcast, Demi Adejuyigbe, to chat all about the ships of Jane the Virgin. We talk Rafael vs. Michael, the lovely Villanueva women, the brilliance of Rogelio and more! Are you a fan of Petra? Who do you want to see Jane end up with? Do you think Ro and Xo can overcome their latest bump? Let us know all your thoughts on twitter (@shippingroompod) or via email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
It's Valentine's Day weekend so we're celebrating love in the Shipping Room! Specifically, we're looking at how LGBTQ relationships have evolved on television over the years. We talk about some of our favorites and invite you to share some of yours with us! Find us on twitter at @shippingroompod! [Shows covered in week 30: Shameless, Queer as Folk, Mistresses, Will and Grace, The Fosters, Degrassi, and more!]
Shows that focus on teens and young adults are often ripe with exciting ships - but what about the parents and other authority figures on those shows? Do they gross you out? Do you root for them just as hard as their younger counterparts? We discuss that this week and look at how the answers to these questions have changed over time. Be sure to find us on twitter (@shippingroompod) to share your thoughts! [Shows covered: Full House, Beverly Hills, 90210, The Fosters, Supernatural, Friday Night Lights, and more!]
When a character dies or an actor leaves a show, it can be extremely difficult on the audience - especially if that character was half of a beloved ship. How do we move on when our 'ships end? Can we ever ship the remaining person with another character? What factors contribute to how we feel? We discuss in this week's ep with our guest, editor-in-chief at TellTaleTV.com, Ashley Bissette Sumerel. [Shows covered: Rookie Blue, Downton Abbey, Grey's Anatomy, Shameless, Chasing Life, Glee, and more!]
This week we're answering your questions! Listeners on twitter and facebook sent us some GREAT 'shipping questions and we had a blast answering them. Be sure to think of your own answers as well and then share them with us (@shippingroompod on twitter and facebook)! We can't wait to hear them!!
This week we're reminiscing about some of our all time favorite kisses. We talk Veronica Mars, The Mindy Project, Friends, Hart of Dixie, Beverly Hills, 90210, OUAT, Parks and Rec and more! Be sure to think of your favorites and share them with us on twitter @shippingroompod!
This week we have a very special 25th episode edition of the Shipping Room! We are joined by Gilmore Girls star, Keiko Agena, and her cohost of the Drunk Monk podcast, Will Choi, to talk the 'ships of Gilmore Girls. We dive into Lorelai's love life and Rory's big three and take a few minor tangents along the way. Come join us in Stars Hollows and don't forget to share your thoughts with us on twitter @shippingroompod!
It's the eve of a new year and we're taking the opportunity to look back on all that has happened in 2015. We look at our favorite 'ships of the year and share our hopes for the year to come. Above all we want to express our gratitude for everything 2015 has been for us. Happy New Year to all our listeners! We can't wait to grow and 'ship more with you in 2016!!
Happy Holidays from the Shipping Room! There's just something about the holiday season....love is in the air! This week we celebrate with a look at some of our favorite Christmas episodes pertaining to some great 'ships. We're taking a week off next week, so enjoy your Christmas and we will see you back here for a special New Year's episode! [shows covered in week 23: New Girl, The Office, Downton Abbey, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Beverly Hills, 90210, and more!]
From Ross and Rachel to Monica and Chandler, with lots of Richards, Paulos, and Janices in between, Friends is chock full of interesting and noteworthy pairings. This week, joined by Erin Mallory Long and Jamie Woodham, 2/3 of the Best of Friends podcast, we look at why this iconic 90s sitcom has such staying power, which couples excite us the most, and which ones make us groan. Who are your favorites?
Sitcoms are known for some of the best all-time 'ships. Sitcom romances are funny, flirty, crazy, and heartfelt. This week we talk about some of our favorites as well as what makes a sitcom 'ship different from a drama 'ship. Join us in talking about some of the greatest sitcom 'ships from New Girl and Modern Family to I Love Lucy and Frasier and more!
Happy Thanksgiving!! We're so excited to have made it to 20 episodes!! We're so thankful for our listeners!! This week, we're taking a break from TV and looking at some of the movie ships that have made an impact on us over the years. Who are some of yours?? Be sure to find us on twitter (twitter.com/shippingroompod) and share your thoughts!!
This week we are joined by blogger and TV superfan, Neely Moldovan. We discuss the greatest Teen Power Couples of the 90s and early 2000s, looking at why they have lasting power even as we get older and what makes them so appealing to the younger generation. [Shows covered in week 19 include: Everwood, Dawson's Creek, Degrassi, Felicity, Gossip Girl and more.]
Fans of Jason Katims know that he writes beautiful characters and deep, fulfilling relationships. We dive in to some of his classics, including Roswell, Friday Night Lights, and Parenthood, and unpack the 'ships we loved most. What made them work? What didn't work as well? And the most important question: Does Tim Riggins make your heart stop? Come on in to the Shipping Room and be sure to share your thoughts with us here on iTunes and one social media @shippingroompod.