Episode 2: Teen Witch

Off-the-clock professors and co-organizers of the Witch Institute Tamara de Szegheo Lang and Dan Vena duke it out over the feminist pleasures and representational pitfalls of contentious titles and guilty pleasures. In this six-episode series, the two hosts dig deep into the archive of beloved, forgotten and altogether ridiculous witch-related movies in celebration of the upcoming Witch Institute, hosted online in August 2021. Gather your coven, cue up the selected film and get ready to (performatively) RUMBLE!!

Episodes originally aired on CFRC 101.9 FM www.cfrc.ca/

In Episode 2, Dan and Tama take to the ring to battle it out over Teen Witch (1989). This film's a cult classic, but is it feminist? Let's get ready to rumble!

Show Notes:

What’s up with 'Top That'? Hear composer Larry Weir and actors Noah Blake, Mandy Ingber and Robyn Lively talk about the iconic Teen Witch rap, 'Top That'! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Su0OlBzMsiE

'Top That' parody by Jack Antonoff https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p57kmree73w

'Top That' parody with Tommy Lenk and Robyn Lively https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obp72oPZhnM

'Top That' parody by MSA East Academy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvvmzrAfRRA

Behind the scenes trivia courtesy of Mental Floss https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/56436/18-fun-facts-about-teen-witch