Movie Therapy with Rafer & Kristen

By Kristen Meinzer

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Questionable advice and solid movie recommendations for whatever ails you. Dealing with relationship drama? Hating your job? Not sure what to cook for dinner? Rest assured, there's a movie (or TV show) for whatever you're facing, and Rafer and Kristen will tell you what it is on Movie Therapy. Submit your questions to Rafer and Kristen by writing to raferandkristen@gmail.com or by filling out the contact form at raferandkristen.com. You can also tweet us @raferguzman and @kristenmeinzer.

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I'm a Late Bloomer
2293
Rafer and Kristen advise one listener who’s relationship is going from in person to long-distance, and another who sees themselves as a late bloomer. And for their What Should I Watch Next segment, they help a listener who needs leads on less offensive 1980s fare than what she’s tried so far.     Need some Movie Therapy of your own? Submit your questions to raferandkristen@gmail.com or by filling out the contact form at raferandkristen.com. You can also tweet us @raferguzman and @kristenmeinzer.
Aug 07, 2020
I Love My In-Laws, but...
2490
Rafer and Kristen advise one listener who’s sweltering without AC, and another who's regressing into an ungrateful brat while cooped up with her in-laws. And for their What Should I Watch Next segment, they help a listener who needs a splashier Eurovision-themed movie than the one starring Will Ferrell, Rachel McAdams, Dan Stevens. Need some Movie Therapy of your own? Submit your questions to raferandkristen@gmail.com or by filling out the contact form at raferandkristen.com. You can also tweet us @raferguzman and @kristenmeinzer. And if you haven't already, join the Facebook Community, where there are always fun movie and TV conversations happening: facebook.com/groups/raferandkristen
Jul 31, 2020
I'm Nervous About My Daughter Learning to Drive
2168
Rafer and Kristen advise one listener who’s nervous about her daughter getting behind the wheel, and another whose beloved cat is unwell.  And for their What Should I Watch Next segment, they help a listener who longs from something like Mindy Kaling’s Never Have I Ever.  Need some Movie Therapy of your own? Submit your questions to raferandkristen@gmail.com or by filling out the contact form at raferandkristen.com. You can also tweet us @raferguzman and @kristenmeinzer.
Jul 24, 2020
I’m Worried My Best Years are Behind Me
2575
Rafer and Kristen advise one listener who’s worried about turning forty, and another who’s being forced to move during the pandemic.  And for their What Should I Watch Next segment, they try their best to help a listener whose obsession with Hamilton may be threatening her marriage.   Need some Movie Therapy of your own? Submit your questions to raferandkristen@gmail.com or by filling out the contact form at raferandkristen.com. You can also tweet us @raferguzman and @kristenmeinzer.
Jul 17, 2020
I Think I Might Like Social Distancing A Little Too Much
2383
Rafer and Kristen advise one listener who’s breaking up with her best friend, and another who's enjoying social distancing a little TOO much. And for their What Should I Watch Next segment, they're joined by Dan Pashman, host of The Sporkful! Need some Movie Therapy of your own? Submit your questions to raferandkristen@gmail.com or by filling out the contact form at raferandkristen.com. You can also tweet us @raferguzman and @kristenmeinzer.
Jul 10, 2020
I Don't Want to Hear About Your Diet
2348
Rafer and Kristen advise one listener who’s tired of people posting about their weight-loss plans on social media, and another who is trying to bridge the gap between her tastes and her husband’s.  And for their What Should I Watch Next segment, they hear from someone who wishes that Big Little Lies had a better sequel.  Need some Movie Therapy of your own? Submit your questions to raferandkristen@gmail.com or by filling out the contact form at raferandkristen.com. You can also tweet us @raferguzman and @kristenmeinzer.
Jul 03, 2020
I’m Going Through A Break Up All Alone
2174
Rafer and Kristen advise one listener who’s going through a breakup while social distancing and another who wishes Covid19 wasn’t shutting down Pride.  And for their What Should I Watch Next segment, they hear from someone who needs a new reality show fix.  Need some Movie Therapy of your own? Submit your questions to raferandkristen@gmail.com or by filling out the contact form at raferandkristen.com. You can also tweet us @raferguzman and @kristenmeinzer.
Jun 26, 2020
I’m Mourning While Social Distancing
1797
Rafer and Kristen advise one listener who’d like to see black characters in movies who are NOT inspired by real life civil rights figures, and another who is in mourning.  And for their What Should I Watch Next segment, they help a listener in need of a movies based on books.  Need some Movie Therapy of your own? Submit your questions to raferandkristen@gmail.com or by filling out the contact form at raferandkristen.com. You can also tweet us @raferguzman and @kristenmeinzer.
Jun 19, 2020
I’m Having Trouble Sleeping
2011
Rafer and Kristen advise one listener who's having trouble sleeping and another who misses his coworkers. And for their What Should I Watch Next segment, they try to help a listener get the bad taste of a new Jane Austen adaptation out of her mouth.   Need some Movie Therapy of your own? Submit your questions to raferandkristen@gmail.com or by filling out the contact form at raferandkristen.com. You can also tweet us @raferguzman and @kristenmeinzer.
Jun 12, 2020
Movies For Better Understanding Anti-Black Racism
1909
Rafer and Kristen share movies that have helped them to better understand anti-black racism in America, and encourage listeners to check out Slate's Black Film Canon, a list compiled by Aisha Harris: https://slate.com/culture/2016/06/slates-canon-of-50-greatest-films-by-black-directors-season-2-of-unreal-popstar-never-stop-never-stopping-and-more-culture-news-from-the-week-of-may-23.html They also advise a listener whose boyfriend’s kids are obsessed with fan installation videos.  And for their What Should I Watch Next segment, they’re joined by special guest Karina Longworth, of the podcasts You Must Remember This and It’s the Pictures That Got Small! Need some Movie Therapy of your own? Submit your questions to raferandkristen@gmail.com or by filling out the contact form at raferandkristen.com. You can also tweet us @raferguzman and @kristenmeinzer.
Jun 05, 2020
Covid is Turning Me Into a Judgmental Monster
2404
Rafer and Kristen advise one listener who needs some inspiration in the kitchen and another who believes Covid19 is turning her into a judgmental monster.  And for their What Should I Watch Next segment, they’re joined by special guests Caroline Ervin and Cristen Conger, hosts of the Unladylike Podcast!   Need some Movie Therapy of your own? Submit your questions to raferandkristen@gmail.com or by filling out the contact form at raferandkristen.com. You can also tweet us @raferguzman and @kristenmeinzer.
May 29, 2020
My Neighbors Are Driving Me Nuts
2055
Rafer and Kristen advise one listener whose neighbors are driving him nuts and another who misses the great outdoors. Plus, a Star Wars enthusiast asks “what should I watch next?” Need some Movie Therapy of your own? Submit your questions to raferandkristen@gmail.com or by filling out the contact form at raferandkristen.com. You can also tweet us @raferguzman and @kristenmeinzer.
May 22, 2020
I Can't Stop Thinking About My Ex
1478
Rafer and Kristen advise one listener who can’t stop thinking about her ex and another who needs a movie that speaks to her sense of isolation. Need some Movie Therapy of your own? Submit your questions to raferandkristen@gmail.com or by filling out the contact form at raferandkristen.com. You can also tweet us @raferguzman and @kristenmeinzer.
May 15, 2020
I Wish I Could Take a Break From My Kids
1503
Rafer and Kristen advise one listener who misses hanging out with her friends doing stupid things and another who wants to take a break from her kids.  Need some Movie Therapy of your own? Submit your questions to raferandkristen@gmail.com or by filling out the contact form at raferandkristen.com. You can also tweet us @raferguzman and @kristenmeinzer.
May 08, 2020
I Need a Good Cry
1233

Rafer and Kristen advise one listener who needs a good cry and another who misses all the daily dramas of city life.

Need some Movie Therapy of your own? Submit your questions to raferandkristen@gmail.com or by filling out the contact form at raferandkristen.com. You can also tweet us @raferguzman and @kristenmeinzer.

May 01, 2020
I'm Addicted to Reading the News
1450

Rafer and Kristen advise one listener who is addicted to reading news and another who is on the verge of becoming bitter.

Need some Movie Therapy of your own? Submit your questions to raferandkristen@gmail.com or by filling out the contact form at raferandkristen.com. You can also tweet us @raferguzman and @kristenmeinzer.

Apr 24, 2020
I've Had It With My Roommates
1314

In the debut episode of Movie Therapy, Rafer and Kristen advise one listener who no longer feels inspired to do what she loves and another who is on the verge of hating her roommates. 

Need some Movie Therapy of your own? Submit your questions to raferandkristen@gmail.com or by filling out the contact form at raferandkristen.com. You can also tweet us @raferguzman and @kristenmeinzer.

Apr 17, 2020