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Hot and Bothered

Not Sorry Productions

Hot and Bothered is all about the power of romance culture. We analyze romance novels and movies to better imagine our own happy endings. Episodes release bi-weekly on Tuesdays. more

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Latest Episodes

After talking about setting last episode, we wanted to dig even deeper into the physical space inhabited by Ben and Andie. How does the design of their workplaces, apartments, and date-nights affect how we perceive each of their characters? more

3 days ago

How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, like many Rom-Coms, is set in New York City. It’s got fire escapes, taxi cabs, and a dramatic Manhattan Bridge scene.  more

17 days ago

For our annual fundraiser at Not Sorry, we are again supporting the wonderful organization On The Rise. more

a month ago

For our next deep-dive into How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, we wanted to better understand the story structure of a Rom-Com. We called up the delightful Hannah Giorgis, a film critic for The Atlantic, to help us break down the three-act structure and h... more

a month ago


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4.8 out of 5 stars from 1.6k ratings
  • Why didn’t I like romance novels before??

    I love this podcast in all of its different iterations from season to season. It’s made me question why I didn’t previously read romance novels (Good ole shame! Thought they were below me!), made me re-read books from school days with a totally different lens and perspective, made me rethink if twilight is actually just lighthearted?? And now I am eagerly awaiting each episode to find out what can be learned from romcoms! I’m an avid Vanessa Zoltan fan in all of her podcasts but this show in par... more

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  • What a gift

    I’m absolutely gobbling this show up. I blew through P&P and I’m onto Jane Eyre. This entire sacred reading is a total and complete gift for the mind.

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    United Statesa month ago
  • More please

    Content is extraordinary and guest experts insightful. So much of this book has marked the DNA of intelligent women, that it deserves all of this and more is a fait accompli. more

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    United Statesa month ago
  • VF

    This sounded interesting and I started it, but I couldn’t listen to the host’s vocal fry voice. Sorry.

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa month ago
  • Disappointing

    There is the veneer of insight here, but the episodes on Jane Eyre are painfully shallow and the hosts’ solipsism baffles me. more

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    Aleksandra Tintinfan i UK
    United Kingdom3 months ago

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