Author Archives: Liz Shannon Miller

GARGOYLES: Liz Tells Frank Live Ep. 4

Dear Frank,

We’ve been through some dark times in our recent live adventures. But now, let’s spend some time in the light. (Ironically, we’ll be doing so by talking about nocturnal fictional creatures, but whatevs.)

“Gargoyles”! One of the world’s most beloved shows, as decided universally by Liz Millers aged 13. Mythology! Shakespeare references! A profoundly engaging and weird Will They or Won’t They! It’s nigh impossible to capture all of the crazy that Disney, for some reason, let air for two glorious seasons on weekday afternoons. I just know it was the best thing to ever happen to me, and in the below podcast, I do my best to explain why.

Check out the YouTube video here:

Audio-only version:

Special thanks to producer David Nett, Nerdstrong Gym for hosting, live-tweeter Kim, our bell-master, guest introducer Casey Schreiner, the live studio audience for attending, and as always, you for listening!

Love,
Liz

Liz Tells Frank LIVE: “Mad Max”! All of Them! COMING SOON!

Dear Frank,

Mad Max poster

It’s happening. Are you ready?

You’re maybe not. But don’t worry. You have some time to prepare. June 12th at Nerdstrong in North Hollywood. More details here and on Facebook. Rev up!

Love,
Liz

POLL: What should the next Liz Tells Frank Live cover?

We’re working on this question right now, as plans begin to emerge for the March edition! And maybe you might help us choose between…

(Anyone who mentions the “Rollerball” remake gets kicked in the nards. Just an FYI.)

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY: Liz Tells Frank Live Ep. 3

Dear Frank,

How I wish I could say that, in our most recent live adventure, I told you everything that was bonkers dumb about the publishing phenomenon/blockbuster/BDSM misrepresentation “Fifty Shades of Grey.” Because oh god, there is SO MUCH to tell you about! But I did tell you a LOT about it, most importantly the complete backstory about this story’s roots and what it means for fan culture.

YouTube version:

And audio-only, available via iTunes or below!

This presentation includes swears, dancing vampires, “Saturday Night Live” sketches and (unlike the actual film) the notorious tampon scene. Thank you, Frank, for letting it happen. And thanks to everyone who helped make it possible!

Do you want to be cool like them? Well, the next Liz Tells Frank: Live is COMING SOON. Get ready for March. Get ready for something we genuinely love.

Love,
Liz

PS: Please don’t forget that our dear friend John told us in detail about the books a couple of years ago. Our struggle is real, and ongoing. Forever thanks to John.

Welcome to Liz Tells Frank!

Liz Tells Frank What Happened In… is a lot of things:

  • A live show and podcast!
  • A series of books, ranging from best-of collections to the ever-popular Skip It/Watch It Guides.
  • A blog going back years, that covers everything from Arrow to Zardoz.

The one common thread: Saving people, most especially including Liz’s friend Frank, from some of pop culture’s most ridiculous moments. Enjoy!

Liz Tells Frank “50 Shades of Grey” LIVE: Coming Soon!

Dear Frank,

We did it before — now we’re going to do it again.

LTF 50 Shades of Grey Poster

It’s happening. It’s in North Hollywood. It’s open to the public. And yes, technically we’ve been over this one. But NOT LIKE THIS. Guarantee it. (For one thing — snacks and prizes! Those things are fun, Frank!)

Info available here on Eventbrite or on Facebook. Made possible by the wonderful folk of Nerdstrong.

Ready your inner goddess, Frank. I’m sure she’s already quivering with anticipation.

Love,
Liz

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