Author of the memoir Lyme Light, Natalie London of the band Hey, King! is on The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat podcast this week to discuss Beverly Hills 90210 and its role in her journey out of illness. You can listen to more of Natalie’s music at https://soundcloud.com/heykingband
What we were drinking: Corona with lime
What we were eating: churros with horchata ice cream and homemade flan
It’s the Color Me Badd episode of Beverly Hills 90210, and we’re joined by two women who were on set during their scene in the Peach Pit, Arika Lisanne Mittman - producer of Dexter and Elementary - and Sharon Spaeth - producer of Access Hollywood.
What we were drinking: Perrier
What we were eating: Sprinkles cookies
NOTE: The first fifteen minutes of the interview recording got corrupted during a file transfer, which caused the audio quality to suffer. Please bear with the static until minute 16 of the podcast, after which the audio problems with the episode are remedied!
Emily V. Gordon, host of The Indoor Kids podcast and producer of The Meltdown Show, joins The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat this week to discuss her new book Super You, her experience working as a therapist, and Beverly Hills 90210.
What we were drinking: the most terrible vanilla chardonnay
What we were eating: Sprinkles cookies
It’s our FIFTIETH episode! We’re so excited to be joined by Ashley York, the director of the Netflix documentary Tig and the forthcoming So Help You God. Ashley brings an incredible level of intellect and sensitivity to our discussion of this episode of Beverly Hills 90210 which focuses on the plight of the small business owner, a subject every teen drama should cover.
What we were drinking: Sofia sparkling wine
What we were eating: fōnuts
We’re obsessed with Carly Myers’ (a.k.a. ModCam1923) recaps on her blog, “Let’s Make Fun Of All The Clothes From Famous Original Beverly Hills, 90210,” and we know you will be too! She’s hilarious and we have been looking forward to having her on The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat podcast since the beginning.
What we were drinking: Crabbie’s alcoholic ginger beer
What we were eating: cupcakes
Lizzie recorded a special on-location interview with Matthew Laurance, the former actor known best as David’s father, Dr. Mel Silver, who currently works as a sports reporter in Lexington, Kentucky. This special segment pairs perfectly with Kat and Lizzie’s discussion of the episode “Baby Makes Five,” in which Mel proposes to a secretly pregnant Jackie Taylor.
Stars Hollow comes to Beverly Hills this week as the hosts of the Gilmore Girls podcast The Gilmore Guys, Kevin T. Porter and Demi Adejuyigbe, join The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat to talk about sex education in schools, of course, and as always, Beverly Hills 90210.
Resources and information about sexual health, STI prevention, and birth control can be found at http://www.cdc.gov/sexualhealth/
What we were drinking: Golden Road Brewing’s Get Up Offa That Brown
What we were eating: Chicago Mix popcorn
90210 superfan Andy Kamenetzky, ESPN LA radio host and co-host of the Land O’Lakers podcast, joins The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat to unpack Beverly Hills 90210′s take on steroid use in high school sports. It’s one of our most interesting episodes yet as we talk about sports, Steve, and much more. Buy the book Andy co-wrote, Fishing on the Edge, through our Amazon link, and read the article that inspired it, “The Happy Hooker,” at ESPN.
What we were drinking: Guinness, High West & ginger beer
What we were eating: brownies
The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat Beverly Hills 90210 podcast is joined this week by screenwriter, SB Nation writer and host of Scientific Podcast Goes Boink, Bill Hanstock! And, we all watched Lifetime’s Unauthorized Beverly Hills 90210 Story, and have lots to say!
For more information about Tonya Harding: The Musical, check the UCB Theater schedule, as it is performed monthly. Alexandra Martell’s article for Cosmopolitan is Dear Former Teen Soap Stars: Stop Bashing Your Old Show.
What we were drinking: Cream soda with whipped cream vodka
What we were eating: Baguette with an assortment of spreads
Released on the 25th anniversary of the premiere of the pilot of Beverly Hills 90210, please enjoy this special Christmas episode of The Blaze podcast with the actress Carol Potter, who played Cindy Walsh, the favorite mother of West Beverly High! Carol’s art will be on display TODAY at the Kline Academy of Fine Art in Los Angeles; click here for more details.
What we were drinking: cinnamon apple tea
What we were eating: homemade sugar cookies
Author of the fantastic memoir of adoption and reunion: Bastards, Mary Anna King is on The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat podcast to discuss “Chuckie’s Back,” the episode of Beverly Hills 90210 that begins to deal with Steve’s adoption and search for his birth mother. You can see Mary at Literary Death Match in Vermont on October 2, and at Litquake San Francisco on October 11.
What we were drinking: sauvignon blanc
What we were eating: eclairs
The blogger behind 20-Nothings.com, and writer of the book of the same name, who also hosts the monthly storytelling series Sunday Night Sex Talks, Jessie Rosen joins The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat podcast this week to talk about one of the most memorable episodes of Beverly Hills 90210.
The women behind the amazing fashion blog Go Fug Yourself, and authors of the recent hit novel The Royal We, the Fug Girls themselves Heather Cocks & Jessica Morgan are on The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat podcast this week! The four of us discovered that we’re all basically identical spirits, and we break into one of the most emotionally tortured Dylan McKay episodes of the series.
Special thanks to Shaun of the No, Totally! podcast. You can listen to Kat’s guest appearance on his show here, and you can continue listening to our Beverly Hills Beach Club Summer of ‘91 Spotify playlist here!
What we were drinking: Princesa Cava Brut
What we were eating: orange cool whip pie