What’s pretty is not always perfect.

All of a sudden, Ted Bundy is on all of our socials and our beloved Netflix so of course the girls are going to talk about it.  But beyond being white girls who love serial killer stories, what is it about Bundy that makes people so intrigued? The girls deep dive into all things Bundy, referencing Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes on Netflix, the Ann Rule book A Stranger Beside Me and the new Zac Efron movie Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile.

What’s that?  You also are conflicted about the beautiful Zac Efron playing a serial killer?  There are a lot of reasons you’re feeling those feels and that’s where Kim and Kirsta focus their chatter this episode.  K&K dissect something called The Halo Effect and discuss why we attribute more positive traits to people who already possess another positive trait.  How do attractive people get ahead based on their looks? Ted Bundy was attractive and that helped him get away with murder.  His good looks does not mean that he was incapable of evil.

Netflix says stop drooling but a Bundy survivor talks about why it’s okay that he’s portrayed as charming.   

For good fiction reading on The Halo Effect, Kirsta recommends Beartown and Us Against You by Fredrik Backman.

The dumpster fire that is the gubernatorial leadership in Virginia is why we can’t have nice things this week.  As predicted when we recorded, the news surrounding Justin Fairfax, the Lieutenant Governor in Virginia just keeps coming.  https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/08/politics/justin-fairfax-second-accuser/index.html

Kim and Kirsta reflect on the first year anniversary of Parkland and obvs Kirsta mentions yet another book, Parkland by Dave Cullen.

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