Frolic Podcast Network Weekly Wrap-up: Cross-Genres, Female Friendships and More!

Frolic Podcast Network Weekly Wrap-up!

Want to find your next bingeable podcast? Don’t know where to start? Scared you’ve missed something?  We have listed episodes from our amazing podcasters from the last week for you to check out!

Smart Podcast, Trashy Books: 392. Earth is Garbage, Space is Horny: Sarah & Amanda Look at Space Romance

Amanda and I are chatting about everything from bookstores and trade romance to her Reylo fanfic. Our conversation is inspired by a question from Jasmine, who is part of our Patreon. She wanted to ask us about sci-fi and space romances, and ask for recommendations. Amanda’s much more fluent in space romance than I am, but we absolutely have recs, suggestions, theories about required elements, and potential reasons why space is SO appealing right now.

This Lesbian Sh*t is Intense
This Lesbian Ship is Intense: The Bold Type 403: Hold on, I’m Hungry

This is an episode of television we both watched and talked about. We discuss our perceived disparity of Pinstripe’s role in this show and side with Jane for once. We also cover Sutton’s career plateau and the use of Kat to propel LGBT stories at her own expense.

Shelf Love Podcast
Shelf Love: Body Image, Weight Loss, and Invisible Women in Romance Novels: Kennedy Ryan and Esme Brett

An exploration of weight loss and body image themes in romance novels. First, I talk to Kennedy Ryan, RITA-award winning author of Long Shot, as well as Block Shot, which we talk about in this episode. Then, I share a related clip from a previous episode with Esme Brett when we discussed plus-size representation in Brazen and the Beast by Sarah MacLean, plus some ways in which fat women are treated differently in the world.

Katrina Jackson Mini: Communication is Key – Polyamory + Financial Conversations: Katrina Jackson, erotic romance author by night, historian by day, joins the podcast once again to talk about polyamory in romance novels, how these relationships challenge genre conventions, and how communication is key in ALL relationships. We also discuss how happily for now is more like real life, and about why combining or discussing finances as a couple can be full of conflict – and how we’d like to see more romances that explore these issues. You can also hear Katrina on episode 17 in which we discuss An Unconditional Freedom by Alyssa Cole, about reluctant spy partners working to bring down the Confederacy in the Civil War.


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Living in the Pages with Willow Aster
Living in the Pages with Willow Aster: L.B. Simmons

WIllow and author/chemist, L.B. Simmons connect on several levels. They discuss L.B.’s upcoming release, the incredible balancing act that is her life, and the cathartic effects of her write-your-heart-out approach.

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Tea and Strumpets Podcast
Tea & Strumpets: 022 – The Greatest Gal Pals of Historical Romance!

It’s a week for love and romance! While that is certainly our forte, this time, we’re here to celebrate our favorite female friendships today. The genre is full of fierce females and their equally as fabulous friends. Today is for all your gal pals and girlfriends. Happy Galentine’s Day! Enjoy listening to us share our favorite examples of females friendships from Regency Romance.

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my imaginary friends
My Imaginary Friends with L. Penelope: Series Management

Wrangling my series under control, plus, kickstart this new anthology which includes a new short story from me!

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First Cup of Coffee with Jeffe Kennedy
First Cup of Coffee with Jeffe Kennedy: February 7, 2020

Coming to you from the beautiful and snowy Inn of the Mountain Gods, talking about writers supporting each other, and news on getting a review widget of The Fiery Crown!

First Cup of Coffee – February 10, 2020: Mulling what “cross-genre” really means for SF and Fantasy Romance authors, if we accept the premise that SFF is setting, theme and ambiance, rather than an actual story structure.

First Cup of Coffee – February 11, 2020: A discussion of rain barrels and winterizing, snow storms, and sweetening coffee. Then, more on point, how exposing your work to others too soon can result in shaken baby syndrome. Also, wonderful reviews on THE FATE OF THE TALA!

First Cup of Coffee – February 13, 2020: Commute podcast with crazy drivers, then thoughts on editors in trad – how much and how little they might do – and increasing my productivity by staying off the internet first thing in the morning.

Jeff and Will's big gay fiction
Big Gay Fiction Podcast: Episode 227 – Inside Hollywood & the Digital Nomad Lifestyle with Brent Hartinger

Brent Hartinger is here to talk about his latest book, “The Otto Digmore Decision,” the latest installment in the universe he began with “Geography Club.” He also has the details on “Project Pay Day,” a new movie that’s expected to be out later this year. Brent also discusses the digital nomad life he leads with his husband, author Michael Jensen. Will offers a new installment of Romance Revisited featuring recently re-released books. Plus, just in time for Valentine’s Day, Jeff reviews Erin McLellan’s “Candy Hearts.”

Couples Talking Couples Podcast
Couples Talking Couple: The Time Travelers Wife

Put out a spare set of clothes in the woods in case a future spouse shows up because this week Ashley and Ryan are discussing “The Time Travelers Wife.” Discussion topics include time travel nudity, alternative theories as to whats really going on, and what we were like as eight year old being visited by time travelers.

Bodice Tipplers
Bodice Tipplers: Message from Nam

Avoid accidentally making eye contact with Paxton Andrews. If you absolutely must enter a room with Paxton Andrews take extreme precautions so you don’t die horribly in the Vietnam War. It’s pretty good for her career as a journalist tho. We read Danielle Steel’s Message from Nam.

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Too Stupid To Live
Too Stupid To Live: Beauty and the Bounty Hunter with Stephanie and Emerson Dameron

In this episode, Emerson and Stephanie Dameron embrace the frontier spirit with Becky and review “Beauty and the Bounty Hunter” ($2.99) — although a better title would be “Beauty and Her Breasts.”

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