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An unofficial podcast about the Wonka-verse from two people who didn't think they cared about Willy Wonka until they learned a prequel was being made and it rocked their world. You may think, how much is there to say about Wonka, the most forgettable and most memorable franchise? More than you would ever believe. Join us as we count down to the day of the Wonka Rapture, March 2023. 

Jan 19, 2022

Here we are.. we've finally arrived at the novel that started it all. 

Full show notes coming soon! 



David Heyman Interview: (Key Management Insights Article is gone lol)

Olivia Colman Interview:

Jan 12, 2022

Hark! It's time for the 1st annual Wonka Watch Hunger Games. Who will rise? Who will fall? Who will just like... pick berries the whole time and get hypothermia? All will be answered inside. 

(While it doesn't get too intense, this episode has some depictions of violence, so if that's something that would make...

Dec 29, 2021

Roald Dahl thought he knew all there was to Wonka. Mel Stuart dared to assume he could twist the narrative. Tim Burton . . . uh, did what he did with Johnny Wonka, and at Wonka Watch, we say NAY. STOP, HEATHENS. Ye who try to weave the tale of Wonka yet know not of its POWER. It’s STRENGTH. It’s SLASH FIC...

Dec 22, 2021

Join us as we finish up discussing Tim Burton's take on Willy Wonka. 

Full show notes coming soon!

Our Scholarly Wonka Bibliography:

Which Wonka Are You Quiz:

Stop Motion Alice Film:

The Enigma of...

Dec 15, 2021

Grab a weighted blanket and your favorite SSRI because we're about to dive into the bizarre, uncomfortable, nightmarish, and magical movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory starry Johnny Depp, a.k.a. Johnny Wonka. Elaine and Felicia both have strong feelings about this 2005 adaptation. Will their friendship survive this...