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Ep. 272-Ted Lasso ‘Preciates Ya!

Ep. 272-Ted Lasso ‘Preciates Ya!

October 9, 2020
Ronald is in the honeymoon phase with a new streaming device; how long will it last? Plus, the guys talk about recent streaming shows and movies they’ve seen, with a focus on the recently-finished first season of Jason Sudeikis’s heartwarming and funny Apple TV+ series, Ted Lasso.
Ep. 271-Fargo and, Y’know, Other Stuff

Ep. 271-Fargo and, Y’know, Other Stuff

October 2, 2020

The guys talk about the first two episodes of Fargo’s long-awaited fourth season, the latest developments on Lovecraft Country, and Hulu’s Monsterland.

Ep. 270-Jonathan Tucker, Mulan, and Bill & Ted

Ep. 270-Jonathan Tucker, Mulan, and Bill & Ted

September 25, 2020
The guys welcome one of their favorite character actors, Jonathan Tucker (of Hulu’s upcoming anthology series Monsterland), to chat about his philosophy of acting and of life in general. Then they discuss Mulan, both the movie and the stories surrounding it, and, finally, they share thoughts on the recent trilogy-capping release of Bill & Ted Face the Music. This one is what we in the copywriting industry call “jam-packed.”
Ep. 269-September 2020 Grab-Bag

Ep. 269-September 2020 Grab-Bag

September 18, 2020
The guys run down a slew of recent releases, like Charlie Kaufman’s befuddling and disturbing Netflix movie, I’m Thinking of Ending Things; HBO Max’s wild new doc, Class Action Park; and the socially-conscious comedy series Woke, on Hulu. And that’s not all! You deserve this.
Ep. 268-Pen15

Ep. 268-Pen15

September 11, 2020
Pen15, one of the most unusual coming-of-age shows ever, has its second season coming out soon on Hulu, and Ronald, Steve, and John have seen the first seven episodes. Find out what's up! Is it loaded or not?
Ep. 267-Antebellum

Ep. 267-Antebellum

September 4, 2020
Ronald, Steve, and John discuss the upcoming Lionsgate release, Antebellum. Topics include Janelle Monáe’s performance, the depiction of slavery in movies, and how some film genres don’t always mix easily.
Ep. 266-August 2020 Grab-Bag

Ep. 266-August 2020 Grab-Bag

August 28, 2020
The guys chat about DC Fandome (including that new trailer for The Batman), plus a few other things, like the new Apple TV+ documentary Boys State, a Last Man on Earth re-watch, and the Netflix action flick Project Power.
Ep. 265-Lovecraft Country

Ep. 265-Lovecraft Country

August 21, 2020

Ronald, Steve, and John take a look at HBO’s bracing and exciting new horror/adventure series, Lovecraft Country, a period piece that deals head-on with the abject racism of America’s Jim Crow era while also delivering genre thrills.

Ep. 264-An American Picklecast

Ep. 264-An American Picklecast

August 14, 2020

Ronald, Steve, and John worry about the world a little before falling into the brine barrel with Seth Rogen’s latest, a lighthearted comedy newly available on HBO Max called An American Pickle. Is this thing kosher, or are the moviemakers a bunch of dillweeds? Listen and learn.

Ep. 263-Host Schmost

Ep. 263-Host Schmost

August 7, 2020

Three hosts take on one Host as Ronald, Steve, and John dig in to the latest horror sensation, a clever, low-budget experiment called, well, HOST. Also discussed: Disney’s decision to premiere the much-anticipated live-action Mulan as a premium selection on Disney+ and what this move may mean for films and viewers going forward.

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