Archive for May, 2011

Episode 4: Eat Your Vegetables

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Actual photo from a doughnuts and martinis party we threw. It was not a success.This time around Nate and I decide to get real and discuss those movies that make you cry, make you think, and make you think about crying. Specifically, we talk about the films that film snobs call “films.” This isn’t a show for the faint of heart. Sit down, shut up, and eat your vegetables. (more…)

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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Think of the Pirates franchise as one of those Kraft crackers ‘n’ cheese packages. Everything starts out fine; you got your crackers, you got plenty of viscous cheese paste, and you got that little useless plastic stick to use as an ersatz trowel for combining the two into one flavor sensation.

You clutch the first cracker in your left hand, the plastic stick with your right, you balance the tiny pot of iridescent, cheese-flavored cholesterol on your thigh, and you begin your journey to FlavorLand.*

(*NOTE: As I type this out, I imagine this scene taking place on an Amtrak train, headed from Chicago to LA, in 1972. Bits of cheese stick to a man’s handlebar mustache as he brushes stray cracker crumbs off his blue, white, and red tartan sport coat. His hair is receding, but his soft, light brown curls still pool thickly against the back of his neck. He is wearing white loafers.) (more…)

Episode 3: The Women

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

Actual photo from a doughnuts and martinis party we threw. It was not a success.The Holy Trinity of podcasting is now complete. Get ready for the rapture, kiddies, because Show Three now walks the Earth. (more…)

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