Episode 7

Published on:

13th May 2024

How Have the Gender Politics of Charlie's Angels (2000) Aged According to Nicole Tremaglio of the Nicstalgia Podcast?

Cultural theorist and host of the Nicstalgia Podcast, Nicole Tremaglio, joins Nicole and Ryan to discuss the soundtrack to the year 2000 McG directed film, Charlie’s Angels. The film was a huge success at the box office and the soundtrack was also a hit, with lead single “Independent Women Part 1” topping the Billboard Hot 100 for 11 consecutive weeks. Billboard named it the 18th most successful song of the decade (2000-2009)

We discuss:

  • the multi-generational and multi-genre needle drops: Heart, Deee-Lite, Korn, Marvin Gaye, The Prodigy and more
  • how does the movie hold up 24 years later?
  • Pharoah Monche’s “Simon Says” was played at Ryan’s wedding reception?

… And more!

For More Information about Nicole Tremaglio:

Website: https://www.nicoletremaglio.com/

IG: https://www.instagram.com/nicoletremaglio/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/NicoleTremaglio

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Soundtrack Your Life
A podcast about soundtracks and why they're important to us.
Twice a month, Nicole Barlow and Ryan Pak take a look at a soundtrack. Whether it be a song, a band, or a connection to a specific scene, They discuss personal connections to the soundtrack, with a guest.

Episodes are released on 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month.

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Ryan Pak

Ryan has a degree in Film Studies, and he’s a musician. So, Soundtrack Your Life is the perfect intersection of his two main passions. Plus, he’s an avid music fan—hunting down rare songs from his favorite bands has familiarized him with many obscure soundtracks over the years. It's been so gratifying for him to hear fellow film and music enthusiasts share their stories of why they love soundtracks!