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Episodes of MusicalSplaining

For this very special episode we celebrate the release of Truth of the Divine with special guest Abigail Thorn as she pulls back the curtain of the audiobook recording process. We also answer your listener questions and of course, get sidetrack
At long last, we return to Broadway to resume seeing LIVE THEATER!! This week we are joined by Elisa Hansen in discussing the current Off-Broadway production. Lindsay discovers that she has strong feelings about lighting your puppets properly a
This week Todd “in the Shadows” Nathansan joins our heroes to take a look at one of the sluttier musicals by and for the boomer generation. Lindsay demands more Cher, Todd stands alone as the last of the true ABBA Haters, and Kaveh learns what
This week we learn how podcasting is really just one big roller disco with the 1980 flop Xanadu and ask, was this really one of the worst films ever made, or is it unfairly maligned? Lindsay tries to calculate how much rioting is required to ki
This week we revisit a forgotten Muppet classic on its 25th anniversary. Lindsay rediscovers her love for Tim Curry and Kaveh reevaluates his adolescent Muppet snobbery. No one knows how to pronounce “Muppet” in French.Explore your creativity a
This week we are joined by top-mid-level guest host Jenny Nicholson in examining the 2017 smash hit. Lindsay and Jenny discuss the nuances of trapeze artist gatekeeping and Kaveh tries his damndest to get in the minds of Zoomers.Get CuriositySt
This week we discuss the 1952 classic that famously depicts the unthinkable: rain in Los Angeles! Lindsay recounts her own True Hollywood Story featuring Andy Dick and Kaveh expands his ad reading skills into a new profession.Get a free 30 day
In the thrilling conclusion to the LMM trilogy, this week we are joined by Princess Weekes to discuss 2016's Moana. Lindsay has surprisingly strong feelings about coconut pirates, Princess weeps for her nonexistent Samoan grandmother, and Kaveh
This week we discuss the recently released Hollywood adaptation of our boy Lin-Manuel's Tony-winning debut musical. Lindsay stresses the importance of taking a pragmatic approach when it comes to NYC real estate and Kaveh laments what was lost
This week we revisit the Willy Wonka Cinematic Universe by discussing the 1971 classic and the 2005 remake. Lindsay makes a case for The Weeknd playing Willy Wonka instead of Timothée Chalamet and Kaveh achieves peak dad brain with his reverenc
The Persian is in the Phantom’s clutches once again as we are joined by veteran guest host Angelina Meehan in discussing Brian De Palma's 1974 cult classic. Lindsay and Angelina stan the mysterious “Beef” and Kaveh proposes a controversial Geor
Self-proclaimed expert on Monster High knockoffs Jenny Nichiolson returns to discuss the Disney Channel smash hit. Lindsay makes the case for why Hades is a DILF and Kaveh recruits his eight-year-old niece as a consultant.Get a free 30 day Audi
At long last we venture into Bollywood with guest host Siddhant Adlakha! Lindsay and Siddhant attempt to pinpoint the arrival of abs in India and Kaveh once again sees flashes of Phantom.Get a free 30 day Audible trial by visiting
For this episode we embark on the odyssey of discussing the 2000 Coen Brothers classic. Harbinger of O, Death Lindsay makes the argument that this film is a musical, while Man of Constant Sorrow Kaveh struggles to define what a musical even is.
This week on our journey down the yellow brick road, we are joined by fellow 'splainer and L. Frank Baum wizard Antonella Inserra. Lindsay considers the Wicked Witch's OSHA violations and Kaveh discovers a newfound appreciation for animal talen
In honor of the late Xtopher Plummer, we take a look back at the classic 1965 film. Lindsay tries her best to understand what nuns do with their free time and Kaveh reveals his basic side.Get CuriosityStream + Nebula for only $2.99 per month or
This week we finally cave to fans' demands and review the 2008 cult classic. Lindsay struggles in earnest to dissect Repo's appeal and Kaveh screams bloody murder about the film's budget.Explore your creativity at
In the first of our "musicals that began as movies" series, we are joined by our 8th Beatle Angelina Meehan in discussing the 2001 Baz Luhrman classic. Lindsay and Angelina predictably figure out a way to steer the conversation towards Phantom,
We're back from hiatus to discuss the ratticle rat sensation of 2021! Lindsay does some fair use-splaining and Kaveh shows off his improvisational talents.See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at https://
We are (once again) joined by Angelina Meehan as we split the muff of our first Sondheim show discussing the demon barber of Fleet Street. Lindsay burns the roof of her mouth with her caliente hot takes and Kaveh reluctantly crosses over into f
By popular demand, Lindsay and Kaveh take a (virtual) trip to a pineapple under the sea, where they give bottom-feeding theater critics a bad review and reminisce about the good ol' Virgin Megastore days. See Privacy Policy at
On this very special episode we are joined by TikTok celebrity and resident young person expert Hank Green in discussing the biggest (non-Phantom) musical sensation of the past 20 years. Discourse is discoursed, as we ask the important question
It feels like it's been 10 long years since we last co-hosted with Angelina Meehan, yet here we are discussing yet another Phantom content!  Winner of 0 Tony awards, we dissect ALW's much maligned sequel to his greatest hit. Topics covered incl
Lindsay and Kaveh pay their respects to Antifa by watching the punk rock musical written by none other than Green Day. You'll have the time of your life hearing Lindsay fawn over Billie Joe Armstrong's gigantic head while Kaveh tries to wrap hi
Lindsay and Kaveh, star of the international hit film Argo, get in way over their heads with Rodgers and Hammerstein’s extremely dated classic, the King and I. See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at ht
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