Today’s topics:

After a very long hiatus, Media Mavens is finally back with guest host Sara! Pam and Sara talk about all the things from 2018 they haven’t had a change to discuss including movies, tv, cynical thoughts on eSports, and the problem with true crime podcasts.

What we’re talking about

  • (00:00:02) Movies – Sorry to Bother You, A Simple Favor, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Venom, Creed II, Cam, Hereditary, The Quite Place, Halloween
  • (00:26:41) TV – Sharp Objects, Big Little Lies, The Handmaid’s Tale, Killing Eve, A Series of Unfortunate Events, The Haunting of Hill House, Wild Wild Country
  • (00:50:54) Games – Sara finally quit WoW, Path of Exile, Pam’s favourite games of 2018, cynical opinions on eSports
  • (00:59:00) True Crime – The problem with podcasts getting popular, My Favorite Murder, Canadian True Crime, Criminal, Small Town Dicks, Wine & Crime, the trouble with true crime, I’ll Be Gone in the Dark
  • (01:10:17) Other – Boston Red Sox, Waypoint podcasts

Contact information (01:13:10)

If you’ve got any feedback, questions, people or topics you’d like to hear on future episodes of the show, you can reach out at [email protected] or on Twitter @_MediaMavens. We’ve also got a forum to discuss episode at If you like the show, please give us a review on iTunes or Stitcher.