12 – The Stepford Wives


The wives of Stepford have a secret, and if that secret is how to remake The Stepford Wives as a dark comedy, they’re certainly not sharing. Nonetheless, Leigh, Brendan, and Chris are as eager as a trophy wife is to clean her kitchen to tackle this half-baked coconut cake of a movie. Topics for the discussion group include a comparison to the original satirical thriller, what the hell happens to the wives, and what do we do with those nice gays who moved to Stepford? Be sure to enjoy your hot spiked tea and come prepared to speak your mind (until your husband tells you to stop). We’ll politely not turn you into a robot, but do politely ask that you post reviews on iTunes and Stitcher, follow us at @whywatchpodcast, and like us at facebook.com/whywatchpodcast.


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 inch-long piece of ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 1 chamomile tea bag
  • 1.5 oz bourbon
  • lemon wheel garnish

In a small pot, add water, honey, and ginger over medium heat until gently simmering. Place tea bag in a mug and strain the mixture over it. Brew for five minutes, remove tea bag, add bourbon, and stir.

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