DIVA DAILIES
DIVA DAILIES
Steffi
Attention all divas! From Beyoncé & Whitney to Hepburn & Streep, and all the iconic divas in between, join Steffi & a guest as they discuss & deconstruct everyone's favorite divas on film and TV. Much like film dailies, we do a deep-dive discussion on a diva movie of the week - as well as what that movie did for the diva's career, behind-the-scenes tea & so much more! So whether you're a stan, a casual fan, or one of Patti Labelle's lost background singers, pull up a chair and make sure that microphone is on because a new diva podcast is finally here.
JENNIFER'S BODY (2009): MEGAN FOX
Justice for Jennifer’s Body. Justice for Megan Fox. This week Stefan (@scream4ever1) & I discuss the underrated dark comedy, horror movie: “Jennifer’s Body” (2009) featuring our Horror/Halloween Diva of the Week: Megan Fox. We discuss the movie’s relationship to the #MeToo Movement, the hypersexuality of Megan Fox in the media, and why “Jennifer’s Body” & Megan Fox deserve to no longer be overlooked. LOGLINE: Jennifer’s Body is a 2009 American supernatural horror black comedy film. It follows a high school cheerleader Jennifer (played by Megan Fox), who has turned into a succubus who specializes in killing her male classmates, and her best friend (played by Amanda Seyfried) that tries desperately to stop her. *Email us for show notes: divadailiespod@gmail.com *Twitter & Instagram: @divadailiespod *Diva Hotline: 714-729-3121 TIME STAMPS: - Oscar & Razzie Moment of the Week (01:42) - Movie Breakdown (04:41) - Pop Corn & Pop Stars (36:23) - Spill the Technicolor Tea (42:19) - Tinseltown Showdown (50:08) - Show Me the Receipts (51:33) - Closing Thoughts/Impact (54:28) - Coming Attractions (62:02)
Oct 21
1 hr 4 min
SCREAM (1996): NEVE CAMPBELL
Do you like scary movies? Because this week Stefan (@scream4ever1) & I breakdown yet another scary movie classic: “Scream” (1996). We discuss horror movie tropes, the many references to “Halloween” (*check out our previous episode for “Halloween”) and of course, this week’s iconic scream queen diva, Neve Campbell. LOGLINE: A year after the murder of her mother, a teenage girl is terrorized by a new killer, who targets the girl and her friends by using horror films as part of a deadly game. *Email us for show notes: divadailiespod@gmail.com *Twitter & Instagram: @divadailiespod *Diva Hotline: 714-729-3121 TIME STAMPS: - Oscar & Razzie Moment of the Week (02:12) - Movie Breakdown (09:12) - Pop Corn & Pop Stars (43:29) - Spill the Technicolor Tea (50:53) - Tinseltown Showdown (58:22) - Show Me the Receipts (62:21) - Closing Thoughts/Impact (64:51) - Coming Attractions (71:10)
Oct 14
1 hr 12 min
HALLOWEEN (1978): JAMIE LEE CURTIS
Time to get into the spooky spirit! October is the month of Horror/Halloween Divas!! This week, I am joined by returning guest co-host, Stefan (@scream4ever1), to discuss “Halloween” (1978) & the legendary scream diva herself: Jamie Lee Curtis. THE KEYSSSSSS. LOGLINE: Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to kill again. He starts stalking a babysitter, Laurie Strode & her friends, while unknowingly under the pursuit of his psychiatrist. *Email us for show notes: divadailiespod@gmail.com *Twitter & Instagram: @divadailiespod *Diva Hotline: 714-729-3121 TIME STAMPS: - Oscar & Razzie Moment of the Week (02:05) - Movie Breakdown (05:27) - Pop Corn & Pop Stars (36:40) - Spill the Technicolor Tea (42:29) - Tinseltown Showdown (47:52) - Show Me the Receipts (49:01) - Closing Thoughts/Impact (52:11) - Coming Attractions (59:50)
Oct 7
1 hr 2 min
MEAN GIRLS (2004): LINDSAY LOHAN - PART 2
Happy Mean Girls Day, divas & divos!! Aka October 3rd. Kristen Maldonado (@kaymaldo)& I continue on our “Mean Girls” journey and turn back the clock to 2004 to reflect on a time when our diva of the week, Lindsay Lohan, was the biggest teen star on the planet. We discuss Lindsay in her prime, Tina Fey’s 1st foray into writing for film, why Rachel McAdams deserves more, & the legacy and pop culture impact of “Mean Girls”. I hope you guys enjoy Part 2 of our “Mean Girls” deep dive and don’t forget to listen to Part 1 if you haven’t already. LOGLINE: After being home-schooled for most of her life in Africa, Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) & her family relocate back to the American suburbs - where she integrates into high school life for the first time ever & gets a crash course on what it’s like to be a teenage girl. *Email us for show notes: divadailiespod@gmail.com *Twitter & Instagram: @divadailiespod *Diva Hotline: 714-729-3121 TIME STAMPS: - Pop Corn & Pop Stars (05:12) - Spill the Technicolor Tea (26:20) - Tinseltown Showdown (36:09) - Show Me the Receipts (40:31) - Closing Thoughts/Impact (42:30) - Coming Attractions (54:58)
Oct 3
1 hr
MEAN GIRLS (2004): LINDSAY LOHAN - PART 1
The girls. The girls have gone wild. Kristen Maldonado (@kaymaldo) & I close out our Back to School Divas month with the Citizen Kane of our childhood: “Mean Girls” (2004). And of course, our diva of the week is everyone’s favorite “home schooled jungle freak” (Regina George’s words, not mine) Cady Heron aka Lindsay Lohan. Our “Mean Girls” discussion is so deep that I had to break down our “Mean Girls” extravaganza into two parts! So in this episode, we do a deep dive into the movie and discuss why Regina George is an evil genius, who really is Caesar & who really is Brutus, and answer whether or not this movie was an accurate portrayal of “Girl World”. Wear pink. Hide your Ndebelly tribe vases. And get in the car loser because we’re listening to this episode of Diva Dailies on Wednesday. (It’s the rules of feminism.) LOGLINE: After being home-schooled for most of her life in Africa, Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) & her family relocate back to the American suburbs - where she integrates into high school life for the first time ever & gets a crash course on what it’s like to be a teenage girl. *Email us for show notes: divadailiespod@gmail.com *Twitter & Instagram: @divadailiespod *Diva Hotline: 714-729-3121 TIME STAMPS: - Oscar & Razzie Moment of the Week (02:49) - Movie Breakdown (09:23)
Sep 30
1 hr 15 min
BRING IT ON (2000): KIRSTEN DUNST
I SAIDDDDD….BRR. IT’S COLD IN HERE. THERE MUST BE SOME...cultural appropriation in the atmosphere? This week, I am joined by returning guest co-host, Kristen Maldonado (@kaymaldo), to talk about one of the greatest cheerleading movies (PERIODT) “Bring It On” (2000), starring our Back to School Diva of the week: Kirsten Dunst. In this episode, we talk about how the movie successfully avoided the “white savior” narrative, cultural appropriation, and why the Clovers deserve everything. Hope you guys enjoy this episode...and don’t drop the spirit stick. Or else you go to Hades. LOGLINE: A champion high school cheerleading squad discovers its previous captain stole all their best routines from an inner-city school and must scramble to compete at this year's championships. *Email us for show notes: divadailiespod@gmail.com *Twitter & Instagram: @divadailiespod *Diva Hotline: 714-729-3121 TIME STAMPS: - Oscar & Razzie Moment of the Week (02:19) - Movie Breakdown (11:02) - Pop Corn & Pop Stars (49:21) - Spill the Technicolor Tea (56:17) - Tinseltown Showdown (64:45) - Show Me the Receipts (65:50) - Closing Thoughts/Impact (69:28) - Coming Attractions (73:34)
Sep 23
1 hr 15 min
LEGALLY BLONDE (2001): REESE WITHERSPOON
Dust off your pink resumes and warm up those hamstrings for the good ole’ bend & snap, ladies and gents. This week, I am joined by returning guest co-host, Diego Cagara (@mistercagara), to discuss the forever inspirational movie of our youth, Legally Blonde (2001), starring our Back to School Diva of the week: Reese Witherspoon. *Cue motivational montage of us getting our shit together whilst listening to this episode. LOGLINE: Elle Woods, a sorority girl who attempts to win back her ex-boyfriend, played by Matthew Davis, by getting a Juris Doctor degree at Harvard Law School, and in the process, overcomes stereotypes against blondes and triumphs as a successful lawyer through unflappable self-confidence and fashion/beauty knowhow. *Email us for show notes: divadailiespod@gmail.com *Twitter & Instagram: @divadailiespod *Diva Hotline: 714-729-3121 TIME STAMPS: - Oscar & Razzie Moment of the Week (05:42) - Movie Breakdown (12:48) - Pop Corn & Pop Stars (57:40) - Spill the Technicolor Tea (63:53) - Tinseltown Showdown (70:28) - Show Me the Receipts (73:36) - Closing Thoughts/Impact (75:04) - Coming Attractions (86:57)
Sep 16
1 hr 29 min
CLUELESS (1995): ALICIA SILVERSTONE
UGH. AS IF! This week, Kristen Maldonando (@kaymaldo) & I continue on our journey of Back to School Divas by talking about one of the most iconic teen movies of our time: “Clueless” (1995) starring our diva of the week: Alicia Silverstone. So dust off your plaid yellow skirts & get ready to roll with the homies! LOGLINE: Clueless is a coming-of-age teen comedy that is loosely based on Jane Austen's 1815 novel Emma, with a modern-day setting of Beverly Hills. The plot centers on Cher Horowitz, a beautiful, clever and rich high school student who befriends a new student named Tai Frasier and decides to give her a makeover. *Email us for show notes: divadailiespod@gmail.com *Twitter & Instagram: @divadailiespod *Diva Hotline: 714-729-3121 TIME STAMPS: - Oscar & Razzie Moment of the Week (02:47) - Movie Breakdown (12:57) - Pop Corn & Pop Stars (55:04) - Spill the Technicolor Tea (62:14) - Tinseltown Showdown (68:17) - Show Me the Receipts (71:32) - Closing Thoughts/Impact (73:38) - Coming Attractions (79:08)
Sep 9
1 hr 21 min
10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU (1999): JULIA STILES
Class is in session, divas & divos! New month: new theme. For the month of September, we are hitting the books & talking Back to School Divas! To kick off Back to School Divas month, I am joined by guest co-host, Kristen Maldonado (@kaymaldo), to breakdown the teen rom-com classic: “10 Things I Hate About You” (1999) starring our diva of the week: Julia Stiles. LOGLINE: 10 Things I Hate About You is a 1999 American romantic comedy and is a modernization of William Shakespeare's late-16th-century comedy The Taming of the Shrew, retold in a late-1990s American high school setting. In the story, new student Cameron (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is smitten with Bianca (Larisa Oleynik) and, in order to get around her father's strict rules on dating, attempts to get bad boy Patrick (Heath Ledger) to date Bianca's ill-tempered sister, Kat (Julia Stiles). *Email us for show notes: divadailiespod@gmail.com *Twitter & Instagram: @divadailiespod *Diva Hotline: 714-729-3121 TIME STAMPS: - Oscar & Razzie Moment of the Week (02:59) - Movie Breakdown (11:31) - Pop Corn & Pop Stars (56:47) - Spill the Technicolor Tea (61:56) - Tinseltown Showdown (67:45) - Show Me the Receipts (70:19) - Closing Thoughts/Impact (71:42) - Coming Attractions (81:12)
Sep 2
1 hr 24 min
ISN'T IT ROMANTIC (2019): REBEL WILSON
RomCom divas comes to a meta conclusion. This week, I am joined by my guest co-host, Jess Sylvestre (Lyric Laroux [performer page]/@n1ghtowlreader), to discuss “Isn’t It Romantic” (2019) starring our romcom diva of the week: Rebel Wilson. The movie may be a PG-13 RomCom...but this review isn’t! LOGLINE: A young woman disenchanted with love mysteriously finds herself trapped inside a romantic comedy. *Email us for show notes: divadailiespod@gmail.com *Twitter & Instagram: @divadailiespod *Diva Hotline: 714-729-3121 TIME STAMPS: - Oscar & Razzie Moment of the Week (02:07) - Movie Breakdown (08:04) - Pop Corn & Pop Stars (51:17) - Spill the Technicolor Tea (55:37) - Tinseltown Showdown (66:22) - Show Me the Receipts (67:00) - Closing Thoughts/Impact (70:25) - Coming Attractions (73:11)
Aug 26
1 hr 16 min
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