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Hot & Heavy: The Elaine Benes Podcast

Apr 28, 2023

Elaine isn't too quick about picking the salt off pretzels for Mr. Pitt, but she makes up for it by winning him a spot under the Woody Woodpecker balloon at the Thanksgiving Day parade. JLD gets some fun moments in this episode, plus we are introduced to Tim Whatley, played by Bryan Cranston at his peak hotness. 

Apr 21, 2023

Elaine's boyfriend from England turns out to be a total freeloading bounder. JLD does as much as she can with a storyline that, to me, feels like an afterthought. 

Apr 20, 2023

I had the pleasure of discussing The Couch (S6E5) with the brilliant Lucy Rivers, a scholar who has studied female characters in sitcoms throughout television history. Our conversation covers a wide range of topics and I loved exploring her thoughts on so many things I totally nerd out on when watching scripted...

Apr 14, 2023

Elaine ruins a merger deal for Mr. Pitt due to the terrible name he came up with, while also dealing with his trancelike obsession with a 3D art poster. JLD gets a few fun moments ripping on Jerry and womanhandling Mr. Pitt, but overall, her plot is blahhhhh.

Apr 7, 2023

We get Pro-Choice Elaine in this episode and I am HERE. FOR. IT. I love how Elaine sticks to her beliefs, even if it means giving up pizza, succulent duck and a hot man.