Shweet! A Ladies Guide To Bro Culture

Jeena Bloom is a transgender female comedian that grew up in the world of male pop culture. Now living her best life, she’s bringing the loudest, bro-iest pieces of pop culture from her old life to her favorite female comics Each week, Shweet! A Ladies Guide To Bro Culture will feature a female comedian that will watch or experience, for the first time, a movie, tv show or experience geared toward men. Another comic that is already a fan will join the broadcast and both will discuss with Jeena their experiences, and what it tells them about the world of men and bro culture. Join Jeena and her guests each week where everything from professional wrestling to Nicholas Cage action movies to Crossfit is open for debate.

Film Reviews
Film History
Comedy Interviews
Oh My God, That Mom Sounds Exactly Like You (Ri...
Jeena closes out season 2 of Shweet! with a deep dive into the extra bro world of Adult Swim's Rick and Morty. Joining Jeena this week are comedian/cool mom/initiate Nicole Blaine and Rick and Morty staff writer, Anne Lane. Anne gives us all some really cool and non-spoilery insight into the show's writer's room while Nicole finds her parenting style reflected in their multiverse shenanigans. In the last episode of the season, Jeena and her guests decide to revoke Rick and Morty's bro culture status and proclaim it's true audience is fancy ladies of discerning tastes everywhere. Ladies, grab your portal guns with your pinkies up and listen now!
64 min
Shut Up, Dave (Training Day)
This week Jeena jumps in the Monte Carlo and hits the mean streets of Los Angeles for an in-depth discussion of 2001's Oscar winning bro classic Training Day. Join Jeena on her ride-along are horrified newbie/comedian Duaa Osman and self-described bro-pologist/comedian Courtney Reynolds. Duaa is nearly traumatized by Denzel's turn to the dark side while Courtney reminisces about how his 13 year old self was blown away by even the parts of the movie he didn't completely understand in a movie that is dated and timeless all at the same time. King Kong ain't got nothin on this week's episode of Shweet!
55 min
You Don’t Even Get to Start Believin’? (The Sop...
Everybody grab some gabagool because this week Jeena is talking all about The Sopranos! Joining Jeena this week are first timer and comedian Ever Mainard and tracksuit enthusiast/comedian Brandon Scott Wolf! Ever is unimpressed by the sheer time commitment required to learn about sad mobsters, Brandon's love is undeterred and Jeena makes another shocking confession this week by coming out as a reformed Sons of Anarchy fan! Pop some prozac with your favorite gumar and listen now!
58 min
Dave Matthews, Literally the Name Gets Me Wet (...
Jeena welcomes KarenLee and Cameron Poter from the podcast Sex Talk With My Mom to discuss the man, the myth, the growl: Dave Matthews. Cameron learns way more about his mom KarenLee's taste in erotic music than he ever wanted to know while Jeena destroys what little Millenial credibility she had left with a shocking confession of erotic desire of her own. Grab your hackey sacks and put a towel on your seat, because we're going in deep with Dave Matthews on this episode of Shweet!
58 min
The Die Hard 3 Problem (Law Abiding Citizen)
Jeena is joined this week by comedian/newbie Neha Talreja and fellow comedian/unapologetic apologist to discuss the mostly forgotten 2009 revenge thriller Law Abiding Citizen, starring Jamie Foxx and Jeena's favorite beefy himbo daddy turned criminal mastermind Gerard Butler. A dude tunnels INTO prison and somehow comes up with box office gold! Everybody is left to wonder: is Gerard Butler a real-life secret nefarious genius? Judge for yourself, citizen, on this week's episode of Shweet!
52 min
Isn't It Amazing What You Can Do When You're a ...
Jeena welcomes Naomi Ekperigin and Andy Beckerman, comedy power couple and hosts of the Couples Therapy podcast this week to talk about that most bro-y of bro sketch shows, Mr. Show with Bob and David! There's ironic billiards, white boy nonsense, and some very questionable comedic choices that are in no way whatsoever still a problem today! Naomi is thoroughly unimpressed with the most formative comedic experience of Andy's life! And Jeena is also there! Grab your favorite problematic comedy friend and listen now!
68 min
The White House as Grey Gardens (Pod Save America)
This episode was recorded before the murder of George Floyd, the subsequent protests and incidents of police brutality that followed. Jeena takes the world of lefty political bros by taking a deep dive into Pod Save America and their recent interview with Bernie Sanders. Joining Jeena is Pod Save newbie and altogether pleasant Canadian comic Naomi Snieckus and Pod Save stan and equally pleasant burlesque comic Ariana Seigel. All of the ladies debate whether or not the podcast is just liberal comfort food or if it actually makes a difference. Listen to this episode recorded less than 3 weeks ago and marvel at just how dated it is now, with Jeena and her guests unaware at just how much worse everything was about to get in America.
51 min
I Think He Hanksed Me (Saving Private Ryan)
Jeena spends her Memorial Day Weekend hanging out and talking about Saving Private Ryan, the 1998 WWII classic starring Tom Hanks. Joining Jeena this week is thoroughly traumatized first time viewer/comedian Kari Assad and comedian/vet Pete Stegemeyer. After horrifying one of her guests, Jeena switches gears to have a lively discussion about how war movies and free college convince young men to join the service and sometimes a war movie can feel as real as an actual war.
53 min
Kate Middleton, That's Her Bag (Jazz)
Hey all you hep cats, this week Jeena brings you an episode all about that most American musical form: jazz. Ya dig? Joining her this week is NYC comic/jazz non-fan Blair Dawson and jazz legend/Blair's dad, Roger Dawson. Roger brings more authority and expertise to this show than it probably deserves and will almost certainly never have again. Blair is all like, that's my dad! Jeena is impressed by this artistic family and everybody learns so very much about slide piano. It's fun! It's complicated! It's jazz, baby!
52 min
No One's Gonna Yuck Your Yum (Wrestlemania 36)
Ohh yeah! Dig it! Jeena is digging deep into Wrestlemania 36, the audience-free wrestling COVID-19 version of the WWE's biggest event! Joining her in the squared circle are comedian and wrestling newbie Joanne Schinderle and comedian and wrestling expert Bobby Hankinson! Bobby provides an encyclopedic knowledge to Joanne's eager newly converted fandom while Jeena once again cannot see past hairdos. Everybody loves The Man (and mom-to-be) Becky Lynch, everybody does not love the Florida Man wrestling in the boneyard and everybody is very, very confused about where all the ladders came from. Listen now for some good ol fashioned all American surrealism. Suck it!
55 min
Complete the Vu (The Matrix)
Jeena journeys down the rabbit hole of the Matrix! Joining this week is Remy Kassimir, comedian and host of the popular podcast How Cum, as the first time viewer and fellow comic (and Remy's boyfriend and quarantine partner) Ben DeMarco as the designated apologist. Jeena waxes poetically about internet erotica of the 90s, while Remy and Ben discuss the very nature of reality itself. Everybody has to have their priorities, but one thing that everybody can agree on is that Trinity is a royal babe. Fulfill your destiny and listen now!
49 min
Taco Bell is the Only Reason I'm Alive (Demolit...
Mellow greetings everybody! This week Jeena takes on Demolition Man, the oddly prescient Sylvester Stallone/Wesley Snipes sci-fi shoot-em-up from 1993. Jeena's initiate this week is comedian Caitlin Reese and joining them are double apologists and fellow comics Hattie Hayes and Matt Storrs. The future is not exactly female, but its definitely effeminate as we explore contactless queerness, Taco Bell marriage proposals and a movie that seems to hold every contradictory opinion about society at once. Grab all three of your seashells and listen now!
57 min
It Takes a Village to Fix a Broken White Boy (G...
It's a surprise sequel to our Star Wars episode as Jeena explores the Star Wars of Boston movies, Good Will Hunting. Joining Jeena is first timer and fellow More Banana podcaster Anita Flores and Boston area native/comic apologist Valerie Tosi. It's another roller coaster ride of straight guy emotions, therapy plus the unending mystery of what angelic Minnie Driver was doing with this jerky janitorial genius. Come join the winner's circle by listening to this episode today!
57 min
A Little Chiquita Banana (The Sandlot)
Jeena zooms into quarantine podcasting with this deep dive into the 90s kid classic The Sandlot. In keeping with the film's questionable gender politics, Jeena switches the roles as Jeena is joined by lady and Sandlot/softball expert Erica Dawson and the Jeena's fellow unsporty comedian Joseph Schles. Everybody confesses to having special feelings stirred as kids by The Sandlot's ethnically ambiguous older boys and having their anger stirred as adults by the movie's skeevy poolside kiss and choice of ultimate insult. All you buttsniffers should listen now (no kink shame)!
54 min
Your Gayness is Broken (Bad Boys for Life)
We bid a fond farewell to the pre-quarantine episodes as Jeena welcomes comedy couple Jenna Cortis and Dustin David to discuss Jenna's first experience with Bad Boys for Life and the Bad Boys trilogy, in general. Everybody learns that it takes a city exploding to make men feel things, but once they do, the feelings don't stop. Break out your beard dye and come out of retirement for one last time as we ride together and hopefully not die together as enjoy being Bad Boys for Life. (Please excuse the audio recording issues in the first half, there was a problem at the independent recording studio and we were not able to retape the episode due to the quarantine).
43 min
We're Gonna See Those Rocks Again (The Shawshan...
This week Jeena is joined by Jamie Loftus and Caitlin Durrante of The Bechdel Cast to discuss Jamie's first time ever viewing of the bro-motional classic The Shawshank Redemption! Jamie's boyfriend misses an important trip to the Genius Bar and everybody discusses the precise shot length required to show two straight men hugging without any gay subtext (from a helicopter). Caitlin and Jamie bring their trademark intersectional feminism to a movie with no women whatsoever, while in the end, Jeena finds a way to make it all about herself. Crawl through the poo poo tube with us and listen now!
57 min
Can't Wait to Grow Up and Go to Therapy (Star W...
Jeena welcomes comedian and podcaster extraordinaire May Wilkerson to her first time ever watching the original Star Wars. Joining them both is Jeff May, fellow comic, podcaster and Star Wars superfan. Vast galaxies are explored, while May is pleasantly surprised by a surprisingly feminist space princess and everybody learns to process their feelings via Good Will Hunting. It's another round of pre-quarantine comedy when our deepest existential fears were not in the process of being realized! Listen now and the force will be with you!
56 min
A Kiki, A Laugh, A Cackle (Coal Chamber)
Jeena brings back guests Danielle Perez and Madison Shepard this week as Madison tests her friendship with Danielle by making her listen 90's nu metal also-rans, Coal Chamber! Hear a heartwarming nu metal tale that begins at Cirque du Soleil and crosses through the hardest rocking bowling alley in Texas as Danielle and Jeena learn about how Madison was shaped into the boss bitch that she is today by the music of Coal Chamber, a band that apparently existed during the heyday of Korn and Limp Bizkit! Get loco and listen now!
50 min
A Tyrese in the Streets and a Tyrese in the She...
Jeena closes out the salute to the Fast Saga with the bisexually flirty Hobbs & Shaw, bringing along first time Fast Saga-er/comedian Madison Shepard and her bestie/designated apologist/comedian Danielle Perez. Jeena just sits back and lets the guests do all the work as the discussion zips around from drama to hot daddies to messy bitches who live for drama. Make sure you listen next week when Madison and Danielle switch roles for an in-depth discussion of Nu Metal. It's family time and we are here for it!
55 min
Strawberry Diabetes (Podcast Party LIVE in LA! ...
Jeena takes the week off to record a live episode of Shweet! as part of Podcast Party, live at the Pack Theater in Los Angeles. Returning fave guests Stef Dag and Sarah Afkami join Jeena live before a studio audience to sample the finest bro items that can be bought at the CVS around the corner from the theater. Listen now to find out how everybody reacted to a man's armpit covered in Axe Body Spray. The result won't surprise you! And make sure you listen next week for the thrilling yet temporary conclusion to Jeena's salute to the Fast Saga!
17 min
What a Mitzvah! (Fate of the Furious)
57 min
Respect the Recklessness (Furious 7)
The emotional climax of the Fast Saga comes fast and furious for Jeena and her guests, first timer/LA comic Veronica Kwiatkowski and longtime franchise viewer/LA comic Dante Chang. There are explosions! Beefs! Heartfelt farewells! Cars improbably flying through buildings! The franchise that truly has it all reaches its platonic ideal as the first timer becomes the fan and the fan wonders what he has done with his spare time! Chaos reigns on this new episode of Shweet!
44 min
We're Just Gonna Big Spoon (Fast and Furious 6)
The action shifts to London as Jeena welcomes Fast Saga newbie Molly Ruben-Long and her fellow LA comic Dave Cerwonka to the highly improbable action of Fast and Furious 6. There are tanks and giant planes and prison break-ins, but in the end, Jeena and her friends determine that the real story was all the friends Vin Diesel made along the way. Stare deep into Paul Walker's dreamy eyes and recover from your amnesia, because we're six movies deep into the most expensive art-house miniseries ever made!
49 min
Here's an Apology Casserole (Fast Five)
Welcome to Brasil! Jeena is joined by recent LA transplant Stef Dag and Chicago's own Michael Martin to discuss the testosterone super-powered antics of Fast Five. It's the debut of The Rock in the franchise and while everybody on the show can smell what he's cooking, not everyone finds it appetizing. The gang spitballs endless expansions to the Fast family, discusses some highly improbable physics and mostly just wishes everybody in the movie would make out already. FAMILY!
50 min
Men Just Want to Have Buddies (Fast and Furious)
Shweet! continues living a quarter mile at a time as Jeena welcomes NYC comedians Dani Faith Leonard and Alison Klemp to discuss Fast and Furious, the fourth film in the Fast Saga! After being separated for two films, this is the one that reunites stars Vin Diesel and Paul Walker and continues their epic love story. Jeena and her guests discuss the loneliness of the adult American male and how the Fast saga provides a fantasy of male friendship built on fast cars and longing yet somehow platonic looks between men. Help us bring down the cartel by listening today!
49 min