September 1, 2021

EP. 206.9a — Bridesmaids

Amy & Paul let loose with 2011’s breakthrough Kristin Wiig comedy Bridesmaids! They praise Wiig’s nuanced lead performance, break down the dynamics of the airplane scene, and discuss how Bridesmaids transcends tokenistic conversations about women in comedy. Plus: What happened in Vegas in an early draft of the film?
Next week Unspooled’s summer blockbuster series continues with Inception! You can join the conversation for this series on the Unspooled Facebook Group at, and on Paul’s Discord at Learn more about the show at, follow us on Twitter @unspooled and Instagram @unspooledpod, and don’t forget to rate, review & subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and Spotify. You can also listen to our Stitcher Premium game show Screen Test right now at, and apply to be a contestant at! Photo credit: Kim Troxall

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