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Other Side of the Mirror: A Once Upon a Time fan podcast

This is the file storage home of our Once Upon a Time podcast, Other Side of the Mirror. You may visit the full website at This podcast is part of What the Fangirl: Pop culture. Her way.



Dec 12, 2015

In this All Mailbag episode of Other Side of the Mirror, we check the pulse of the fandom and discuss the reaction to Season 5A. Included in this discussion are the following:

  • How fans define “Season 1”
  • Our amazement at the concept of characters and storylines being “on pause.”
  • An article from Entertainment...

Dec 7, 2015

This was our live reaction to Swan Song, season 5A's winter finale. We recorded this WHILE watching, so you can live our emotions as they happened. We probably laughed longer and harder about this episode than any episode in a long time, so we hope you enjoy it as much as we apparently did.

And there was also a side...

Nov 29, 2015


This is a Very Special Happy Thanksgiving Edition of the Other Side of the Mirror. As a big thank you to our longtime and new listeners, we recorded a live commentary to the episode Dreamcatcher, which Bri watched for the first time during the podcast. We had all kinds of thoughts, analysis and OMG reactions. We do...

Nov 16, 2015

This is our instant reaction to episodes 8 and 9 of season 5 of Once Upon A Time, Birth, and the Bear King. We begin with our disconnect with the character of Emma Swan and wonder why they reset her emotionally after every single season.

*Emma is freaking out because Hook was buying her a dream house? Emma has had to...

Oct 12, 2015

This is our full recap of the first two episodes of Once Upon a Time season 5: The Dark Swan and The Price. Among our topics for discussion are the different philosophies of life held by Rumple and the Charmings (including Emma), Emma's faith in Regina and why that faith did not work as she hoped it would, the...