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Can Men and Women Be Friends in the ‘When Harry Met Sally …’ Universe?

Juliet joins the pod to discuss how the iconic 1989 rom-com shaped her ideas about relationships

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This week, Erika and Steven start our series on depictions of platonic friendships between men and women in pop culture with one of the most iconic tone-setting movies on the topic, When Harry Met Sally … (00:30). Then Erika sits down with Ringer rom-com expert Juliet Litman to talk about how this movie’s depiction of friendship affected her own ideas about relationships (14:10).

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Hosts: Erika Ramirez and Steven Othello
Guest: Juliet Litman
Producer: Sasha Ashall
Theme Song: Devon Renaldo

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