Ep. 20 – Cereal

Mikey likes it! Or does he? Found out what is grrrrr-eat, and what is simply, “for breakfast.” A new episode of Totes Faves – part of a balanced breakfast.

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Ep 19 – Bunnies

Time to hop to it and list our Totes Faves Bunnies. From Easter cluckers to space-time suckers, see who wins the Cadbury auditions and who gets thrown into the Briar Patch.

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Ep 18 – 1984, the year

Journey to the not-to-distant past as we dissect our Totes Faves from the Year 1984. Turns out, not a Big Brother-controlled dystopia after all. Well, unless you lived in Northern India in the 1940s and had your Sankara stones stolen….

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Ep. 17 – Visions of the Future

with:  Zara Findlay-ShirrasDeepu MurtyBrandon Werner

We found time out from screaming into the ravine of our present Hellscape to really thinking about the future, our Totes Faves Future. Flying cars, high-waisted pants and lesbian robot maids – it really is a great, big beautiful tomorrow! Read more

Ep. 16 – 1991 Sears Holiday Wishbook

with:  Zara Findlay-ShirrasDeepu MurtyBrandon Werner

Just in time for your last minute holiday shopping, we decide our favorite gifts from a 1991 Sears catalog we randomly found online. Read more

Ep. 15 – Pop Culture Presidents

with:  Zara Findlay-ShirrasDeepu MurtyBrandon Werner and Brendan Collins

We will not go quietly into the night. We will not vanish without a fight. We’re going to live on. We’re going to survive. Today, we celebrate our fictional Presidents!
(Please note: This podcast was recorded on Election Day Eve, as you may detect from the trembling hope in our voices.) Read more

Ep. 14 – What Scared Babies of the 80s (MINISODE)

It’s our very first Minisode-on-the-Road! Brandon & Zara put together a Totes Faves list of the movies, books and TV that spawned a generation of childhood nightmares. Listen now, before we relegate this episode to the shelf in the living room where we keep the haunted things…so that we don’t get ghosts in our bedroom. (Duh.) Read more

Ep. 13 – Ghosts

with:  Zara Findlay-ShirrasDeepu MurtyBrandon Werner

It’s getting a little spooky in the Fave-o-Tron as we sit down to list our favorite friendly ghosts. Will anything ever be as hot as Peak Alec Baldwin? Would YOU be pissed if someone wrote a character inspired by you, and it turned out to be a fat ghost? All this and more – Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice!

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Ep. 12 – Chain Restaurants

with:  Zara Findlay-ShirrasDeepu MurtyBrandon Werner

Plus, special guest Aarthi Murty

We’re joined by Totes Fave sibling and superfan, Aarthi, to discuss our favorite chain restaurants. How much is too much sodium? What makes a pizza from California? Will we ever get our baby back baby back baby back ribs? All this and more, listen now! Read more

Ep. 11 – Reboots

with:  Zara Findlay-ShirrasDeepu MurtyBrandon Werner

What better time to talk reboots than on a rebooted podcast? We took the summer off to streamline our format and purify the mighty rivers of the things we love into their essential FAVE-ness. Enough aquatic metaphors – OK one more – let’s open the floodgates and get started. It’s the REBOOT to ignition, hot and fresh out the kitchen, Mama rolling that body,  got every man in here wishing. Read more