The to Do List, the Spoiler Special: Podcast review of the teen sex comedy starring Aubrey Plaza. (AUDIO)

Spoiler Special: The To Do List

Spoiler Special: The To Do List

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July 26 2013 9:49 AM

Spoiler Special: The To Do List

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Aubrey Plaza in The To Do List

Photo byBonnie Osborne ©2012 CBS Inc. All rights reserved.

On the Spoiler Special podcast, Slate movie critic Dana Stevens talks in spoiler-y detail about new movies with a guest. You can listen to past Spoiler Specials here, and you can also subscribe to the podcast on iTunes. Note: As the title indicates, each installment contains spoilers galore.

In this week’s episode, Stevens discusses teen sex comedy The To Do List with Slate senior editor Dan Kois. Is Parks and Recreations favorite Aubrey Plaza an endearing leading lady? Does writer-director Maggie Carey offer a fresh take on the tried-and-true narrative of young people trying desperately to lose their virginity? Learn the answers to these questions and more by listening below.


Dana Stevens is Slate’s movie critic.

Dan Kois edits and writes for Slate’s human interest and culture departments. He’s the co-author, with Isaac Butler, of The World Only Spins Forward, a history of Angels in America, and is writing a book called How to Be a Family.