Queerly Recommended Podcast

ABOUT THIS PODCAST

Book reviewer, Tara Scott, and award-winning author, Kris Bryant, discuss queer books, movies, TV shows, graphic novels and narrow down selections for listeners. Grab a glass of wine, dram of whisky, or cup of coffee and join them as they suggest to you, the listener, and to each other, something wonderfully queer and inspiring to check out.

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A lot of good questions on the pod this week. Kris details her editing woes, her paradoxical love of editors, and the blessing/curse of being a working writer. Then Tara joins her as they both go deep into how they…

This week we've got something special. Something very, very 2005. It's a commentary track for Imagine Me & You! A lot of people love this movie, but it's also kind of strange. It's a cheating story about a woman who…

Tara and Kris are back and raring to go. Kris recalls her exploits at Women's Week at Ptown before delving into writerly questions. Tara opens up about her youth, pretending to be an olden-times camp follower. Recommendations are made, laughs…

It's a spooky month, so Tara and Kris are celebrating with a new film commentary! What to do when your hosts don't like horror movies? Snark about The Rocky Horror Picture Show, of course. (Also, Kris was in P-Town when…

There’s nothing clever to say about twenty-two. It’s even, divisible by eleven. It’s...just there really. By contrast, this episode has substance. Kris and Tara are talking about movies they’d like to see and actors...they have no idea about actors. Kris…

Happy 21st! The only thing this podcast can’t do is become president...yet. Kris and Tara cover a lot of ground in this episode. Kris reveals she has a List of Pure Voices after Tara recounts her surprise at hearing Liza…

Kris is the Cassandra of recommendations. How did we not realize this before? She lays down winners, and Tara? She will not budge. Listen to Kris, Tara! Everybody! Unless you can’t. Because, you know, Cassandra. What were we talking about…

19. 19 is about getting cocky. It’s about feeling yourself. And what’s more 19 than starting a podcast episode with a round of Fuck, Marry, Kill using the cast of The L Word and expecting you’ll be friends by the…

In her twenties, Tara learned in the eulogy of a famous Detroit news anchor that he had an enduring fondness for the "Windsor Ballet." And today is your lucky day, because you’re going to learn about this Canadian cultural institution.…

Kris and Tara had a dispute about Gunpowder Milkshake. Words were said. And now they're watching 2018's Ocean's Eight and delivering a bonus episode commentary track. We start right at 0:00 and go to the end. It's a bit of…

The episode you’re about to hear was recorded on July 26, 2021. This is important because that day is… a Monday. Normally Kris and Tara record on Sunday evenings, after a long, restful weekend. Monday recordings are different. They’re punchy.…

It’s Queerly Recommended’s Sweet Sixteen and we have one question for you: Are you down with the witchy witchy? While you ponder that, listen to Kris and Tara dish about the latest Marvel offerings, tags for fiction, and the romantic…

It's a big week for Kris and Tara as they talk over their lives, recommendations and schemes. Last week, Kris figured out how to get women by kidnapping and this week she's perfected an approach to winning the reality series…

It's episode 14! Kris's favourite number 14! We made it, friends! This week, Kris regales us with stories of P-Town and Tara stirs the pot by asking which is gayer: P-Town or Palm Springs, and talking about an article with…

Welcome back loyal listeners! Queerly Recommended is now a teenager and we're feeling all kinds of things. Kris and Tara start off with an extremely strong stance on annuals vs. perennials and it just...goes from there. And that recent Autostraddle…

It's episode 12! Queerly Recommended is officially old enough for vaccines and to celebrate, Kris and Tara share the origin stories of the podcast and a certain nom de guerre. Then, things turn to the professional as Amanda Radley mails…

The vaccination rate of the podcast continues to improve as Tara discovers the sole benefit of being in her 40s. Kris, forever young, welcomes her with grace and aplomb. Seriously, though, if you can get vaccinated, you should. What else?…

In this week’s episode of Queerly Recommended, Kris and Tara answer your questions before wading out into the weeds of bank security questions, rank betrayal by a trusted sister (trusted no more), the emotional ending of Wynonna Earp and their…

This is what happens when you record on a Monday. Hello, friends! Things get a bit punchy this week on Queerly Recommended. Kris and Tara start off by recommending…vaccines! You should get’em if you can. Then they’re back in fighting…

Did we stutter? No! This week, Tara and Kris are joined by lesfic luminary Georgia Beers. Together, they talk about Georgia’s recommendations for queer media, what she wants to see more of and how sites like Does the Dog Die…

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