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The Sleeper Hit

A weekly podcast where guests talk about what's underrated, over drinks. Hosted by Meryl Williams, writer and roller derby skater.
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Feb 27, 2017

Comedy writer and instructor Caitlin Kunkel came around to talk about why lit for women, by women, is underrated. She's also one of the founders of the new site, The Belladonna, which features comedy and satire written by women. Follow Caitlin on Twitter @KunkelTron!

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https://thebelladonnacomedy.com/

Theme song: "Sleeper Hold," by Saintseneca (@saintseneca)

http://www.saintseneca.com/

Feb 22, 2017

Comedy writer and performer Brooke Preston joins the show to talk about 90s Nickelodeon's Saturday line-up. Brooke recently co-founded a humor website called The Belladonna and her words can be found elsewhere at McSweeney's, the Second City Network, Reductress, and tons more. Follow her on Twitter @bigu!

https://www.brookeprestoncomedy.com/

https://thebelladonnacomedy.com/

Theme song: "Sleeper Hold," by Saintseneca (@saintseneca)

http://www.saintseneca.com/

Feb 13, 2017

This week, WOSU digital reporter Gabe Rosenberg talks about his affinity for the band Fountains of Wayne. He shares his recipe for the best-ever spicy snack mix made from Trader Joe's items, *and* he and Meryl become instant BFFs when Gabe praises Jenny Lewis. Follow Gabe @GabrielJR on Twitter! 

Theme song: "Sleeper Hold," by Saintseneca (@saintseneca)

http://www.saintseneca.com/

Feb 6, 2017

Columbus Alive writer Joel Oliphint stops by to talk about Cleveland musician and myserious dude, Bill Fox. Joel has written for Pitchfork, SPIN, Buzzfeed, and more. Follow Joel on Twitter @joeloliphint and read his music reviews in Columbus Alive!

Theme song: "Sleeper Hold," by Saintseneca (@saintseneca)

http://www.saintseneca.com/

Jan 30, 2017

Chicago writer Christina Brandon talks about the 2004 BBC mini series, North & South (spoilers within!). Follow Christina on twitter @brandonically and sign up for her great TinyLetter, Humdrum!

TinyLetter.com/Humdrum

Theme song: "Sleeper Hold," by Saintseneca (@saintseneca)

http://www.saintseneca.com/

Jan 23, 2017

Meryl's friend and former coworker Chris Walsh raves about The Rock in this episode recorded in Chicago last month. Follow Chris on Twitter @walshification!

Theme song: "Sleeper Hold," by Saintseneca (@saintseneca)

http://www.saintseneca.com/

Jan 16, 2017

Meryl's dad, Gary, joins the show to talk about how awesome Breaking Bad was/is, plus who'd be at his famous dinner party. Williams is the author of five books about Ohio and is currently working on a biography of John Gibson. He loves baseball, history, and folk/bluegrass music.

Theme song: "Sleeper Hold," by Saintseneca (@saintseneca)

http://www.saintseneca.com/

Jan 9, 2017

Margaret H. Willison, host of the best 24/7 slumber party on Twitter, talks about three highly underrated women Canadian singers in today's episode.

Find Margaret on Twitter @MrsFridayNext and subscribe to her amazing newsletter, Two Bossy Dames! She also co-hosts a podcast called Appointment Television, all about the TV you want to make time for.

http://tinyletter.com/twobossydames

http://atvpodcast.com/

Theme song: "Sleeper Hold," by Saintseneca (@saintseneca)

http://www.saintseneca.com/

Jan 2, 2017

Kathy Pulkrabec and Ines Bellina, hosts of the XX, Will Travel podcast, join Meryl to talk about solo lady travel, and how women can take themselves on adventures locally or internationally. Follow Ines (@ibwrites) and Kathy (@kpfunkenstein) on Twitter and be sure to subscribe to their awesome podcast!

https://xxwilltravel.com/

Theme song: "Sleeper Hold," by Saintseneca (@saintseneca)

http://www.saintseneca.com/

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