Freaks & Creeks: a Dawson's Creek Podcast

Freaks & Creeks: a Dawson's Creek Podcast

A Dawson's Creek Rewatch Podcast for those who missed the boat! Freaks & Creeks: a Dawson's Creek Podcast dives into each episode of the hit '90s TV show Dawson's Creek with a fresh perspective. Join Cody, Stella, Mal and James as they set sail through turbulent waters determined to understand this iconic teen drama’s place in the modern television zeitgeist.


February 20, 2024 92 mins

Pry open your third eyes, y’all! The future isn’t looking great in Season 2 Episode 17, “Psychic Friends.” Join the Creek Freaks in chastising the character segregation at the Capeside Fair, celebrate Dawson finally receiving constructive criticism, worry over Andie’s future wellbeing, and more!

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Smash your faces into cakes, y’all! It’s Dawson’s drunken sweet sixteen in Season 2 Episode 16, “Be Careful What You Wish For.” Hear the Creek Freaks cringe over that blues performance, wonder why Joey’s planning the big shindig, get confused over Abby’s intentions with Jack, say see ya to Ty(son), and more! 

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January 23, 2024 95 mins

Join us in waving au revoir to a shitty dad in Season 2 Episode 15, “...That is the Question.” Hear the Creek Freaks celebrate Jack’s reclaiming of his own narrative, cheer as Pacey takes down the big bad, throw up from Dawson describing Joey as extremely sexual, and more!

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January 9, 2024 90 mins

One little homoerotic poem turns Capeside upside down in Season 2 Episode 14, “To Be or Not to Be…” Hang out as the Creek Freaks lament over Jack’s outing, talk shit about Mr. Peterson, get continuously more icked-out by evangelical ding dong Ty(son), question Pacey’s true heroic intentions, and more!

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December 26, 2023 3 mins

James is joined LIVE and in-person by Cody, Stella & Mal for a cozy discussion about holiday cheer. Plus, Cody shares a special message in an emotional speech, and more!

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December 12, 2023 92 mins

Dawson’s casting the lead for his horny real-life fanfiction in Season 2 Episode 13, “His Leading Lady.” Take a listen as the Creek Freaks get weirded out by Devon’s method acting, become physically ill by the presence of Ty(son), get a bit nervous over Andie’s meltdown(s), and more! 

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November 28, 2023 75 mins

Let’s get sad, y’all, it’s mommy daddy issues galore in Season 2 Episode 12 “Uncharted Waters.” Join the Creek Freaks in chastising Dawson’s complete obliviousness, grieve for Pacey’s relationship with Papa Witter, feel weirdly bad for Abby, and more!

Non-Dawson Recommendations:

James - Final Destination

Stella - Girlhouse

Cody - Slow and Steady by Joe Pera

Mal - @ahnestkitchen 

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November 14, 2023 83 mins

Dust off your fedoras and trench coats y’all, it’s a sultry investigation in Season 2 Episode 11, “Sex, She Wrote.” Tune in as the Creek Freaks question Abby’s teleportation skills, wonder when it was possible for [redacted] to sleep with [redacted], rejoice over the return of Joey’s Jack doodle, and more! 

Non-Dawson Recommendations:

Mal - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem

Cody - The Enduring Spirit by Tomb Mol...

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October 31, 2023 79 mins

We’re all posing nude for Joey in Season 2 Episode 10, “High Risk Behavior.” Join the Creek Freaks in lambasting Jack’s sexy art metaphors, interrogate Joey’s doodle skills, get queasy over all the horniness, examine DC’s themes of identity, and more!

Non-Dawson Recommendations:

James - Mushroom (EP) by Babe Rainbow

Stella - Cook This Book by Molly Baz

Mal - House Hunters International

Cody - Past Lives

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October 17, 2023 80 mins

We’re demanding ranked choice voting in Season 2 Episode 9, “The Election.” Hear the Creek Freaks get wet and wild over Mitch and Gail, debate Jen’s intentions, loathe Abby’s reprehensible campaign shenanigans, praise everyone’s friendship nurturing, and more!

Non-Dawson Recommendations:

Stella - Stop Making Sense

James - Mortal Kombat 1

Mal - Welcome to Plathville

Cody - “Demo I” by Mind Palace

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October 3, 2023 80 mins

Maaaaaybe everyone’s the reluctant hero in Season 2 Episode 8, “The Reluctant Hero.” Hear the Creek Freaks applaud Dawson’s incremental emotional growth, worry over Jen’s exploitation, mull over Jack coming on a little too hot, fall completely in love with Pacey, and more!

Non-Dawson Recommendations:

James - Sea of Stars

Stella - The Snake River Killer

Mal - Gilmore Girls

Cody - Orlando

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September 19, 2023 85 mins

It’s a loose Shakespeare adaptation in Season 2 Episode 7, “The All-Nighter.” Join the Creek Freaks in wallowing over Dawson’s lack of wallowing, praise our sex-positive buds Jen and Pacey, question Chris’ (or… Crass’?) moral ambiguity, and more!

Non-Dawson Recommendations:

Cody - The Blob (1988)

Stella - How To with John Wilson

Mal - The Afterparty

James - Inside/Outside by Pipe-eye

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September 5, 2023 103 mins

We’re swapping dance partners and trashing our bedrooms for Season 2 Episode 6, “The Dance.” Hear the Creek Freaks chew over the 90’s swing revival, dispute Pacey’s stubborn no-dancing stance, examine Kristy’s vampiric tendencies, wonder why Jen gets kicked to the sidelines, and more!

Non-Dawson Recommendations:

Cody - The Eight Diagram Pole Fighter

Stella - Night in the Woods 

Mal - Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet

James - D...

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May 2, 2023 112 mins

Spooky season has come early with Season 2 Episode 5, “Full Moon Rising.” The Creek Freaks avoid being turned into werewolves, discover the power of electricity, ponder disappearing daddies, and more!

Non-Dawson Recommendations:

Cody - The Nice House on the Lake (Tynion IV, Bueno)

Stella - Jury Duty on Amazon Freevee

Mal - @colorpalette.cinema

James - Gone Fishing (Jon Mackey)

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April 18, 2023 98 mins

It’s time for everyone’s (least) favorite character to make their return for Season 2 Episode 4, “Tamara Returns.” Join the Creek Freaks as they pick at old wounds, discuss Capeside's toxic real estate market, translate their feelings into abstract expressionist art, and more!

Non-Dawson Recommendations:

Cody - Wednesday’s “Rat Saw God”

Stella - Perry Mason on HBO

Mal - Dinner SOS Podcast 

James - Big Grande’s “Exit 42”


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April 4, 2023 155 mins

We’re awkwardly pairing you up with your classmates for Season 2 Episode 3, “Alternative Lifestyles!” The Creek Freaks get mystified over the Mitch/Gail subplot, long for Pacey’s vulnerable side, get sad over Jen’s downward spiral, and more!

Non-Dawson Recommendations:

James - Diablo IV

Stella - @glassgrass.andass

Mal - @avianbehavior

Cody - Help Lou Beat Cancer (GoFundMe)

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March 21, 2023 127 mins

Get your super soakers loaded, we’re talking Season 2 Episode 2, “Crossroads!” The Creek Freaks vibe out over Pacey and Andie’s natural chemistry, wonder how long Abby carried an oversized bottle of champagne in her purse, lament over Dawson’s continued arrogance, and more!

Non-Dawson Recommendations:

Cody - Songs: Ohia’s “Magnolia Electric Co.”

Stella - Bone Valley

Mal - Big Bear Bald Eagle Nest Cam

James - The Traitors

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March 7, 2023 130 mins

Pucker up, y’all, we’re talking about Season 2 Episode 1, “The Kiss!” The Creek Freaks celebrate new cast favorite Andie McPhee, question Dawson’s boat driving expertise, wonder if Grams can ever be redeemed, get excited over season two’s leaps in production quality, and more! 

Non-Dawson Recommendations:

James - “Rove” by Bullant / Heavy Moss

Stella - Dead to Me

Mal - Cunk on Earth

Cody - Funeral Parade of Roses

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December 20, 2022 33 mins

Bet you're looking for an update on season 2, aren't you? Well, we talk about that this week so you're in luck! James and Mal clear the mail bag and share a few updates before sharing a few holiday messages from the whole Freaks crew. Happy holidays all, we'll be back soon with regular episodes!

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November 1, 2022 86 mins

With season one in the rearview, it’s time to check in and see what we learned about Capeside and its citizens. The Creek Freaks review the Core Four + more, what REALLY happened in season one, and where they hope to see the show go in season two and beyond!

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