Love is a many splendored thing, but the stories about it aren’t always as splendid. AJ Knox and Julia Skott try to figure out if they can make chick flicks and romcoms better - or make them weird.



Or, as AJ dubs it, “Redemption Arc: The Movie”. We discover that some 90s movies are way more fun to revisit than you might think!

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How much should you leave up to fate? And once you’ve done that, how hard should you try and steer fate? We have Thoughts.

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Holidays, Hays code, and hella sighing. We take on a movie that is not what it seems.

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Love and Basketball

All is fair in love and romantic comedies. (If you take a drink every time we don’t know something about sports, you will be passed out halfway through this episode.)

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Practical Magic

Julia has a field day and a lot of head canon, AJ has an epiphany, and everyone has margaritas.

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Interview With The Vampire

Gonzo journalism, homeopathy, plural nouns, and so much more in this discussion of a bloodsucker classic. One of us is way too invested in the science of the supernatural and it is not AJ.

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The Craft

Are we the weirdos? We are the weirdos. Get ready for questionable CGI and a lot of witchy stuff as we take on the four corners.

Content note: There is some discussion about suicide and self harm around the twelve-minute mark.

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We have a very special very passionate guest on, to talk about very sparkly vampires. Does Julia accidentally use the words “immortal boner”? Absolutely.

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Bonus! Agents of Smooch: Eurovision

Enjoy a special bonus crossover episode! The Agents of Smooch did a travel series this summer and one of the places they visited was Iceland, for Eurovision: The Story of Fire Saga.

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Reality Bites

Does the world, in fact, owe you a Snickers? Are you team Troy or team Michael? And what movie did AJ think we were talking about?

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Love, Guaranteed

Sometimes, you just need a really nice movie. Rachael Leigh Cook and Damon Wayans Jr are really nice people in a really nice movie. Is that so bad?

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