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Steel Magnolias (1989) — with Nina Badzin!

May 24, 2022

Friendship expert Nina Badzin is here to gossip and gab as we break down the tears and triumphs of 1989’s celebration of female friendship, Steel Magnolias starring Julia Roberts, Sally Field, Shirley MacLaine, Dolly Parton, Daryl Hannah, and Olympia Dukakis.

From needing the damn casserole, slow-moving plotlines and gaping plot holes, to Tinker Bell haircuts, the value of age-appropriate friends, and salons as gathering places, we chat teased hair, Laura Ashley dresses, mom and daughter duos, and supporting friends through grief.

Get to know Nina Badzin:

Nina Badzin is a writer, leader of creative writing groups, and host of the podcast, Dear Nina: Conversations About Friendship. She's a wife, mom of four, and a passionate recommender of books and TV, and a fan of all the tearjerker movies.


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