The influence of disco and the club kid scene on early hip-hop; the divinity of Jaden Smith; Nas’s place in history; and many other related topics when Sam Petersen returns to join Eddie and Miranda for a get down on Netflix’s The Get Down.
We discuss the strange Hollywood career of Shane Black, culminating with his latest film The Nice Guys; then Miranda tries to spoil Eddie, in detail, on a gaping hole in his cultural knowledge: 1986’s Labyrinth.
Hosts Eddie and Miranda eulogize Gene Wilder; then Sam Petersen joins Miranda for a rousing discussion of The Great British Baking Show.
The X-Men have been to a lot of different apocalyptic futures. We try to talk about all of them, in an episode-length version of our recurring segment on reboot culture, The Spirit & The Letter. Eddie and Patrick are joined by new contributor Sam Petersen.
Is the “Fish Out of Water” episode of Bojack Horseman the best episode of TV ever? Will mainstream comedy be the same without Garry Marshall? What’s so evocative about Campari? Eddie and Miranda attempt to answer these questions, then Miranda is joined by Andrew Heriot for a discussion of classical music in popular culture.
Were Eddie and Miranda right about Stranger Things, in the discussion of the trailer back in our first episode? We spend the whole episode answering that question!
An in-depth discussion of Wolverine in all his various iterations, in an episode-length version of our recurring segment on reboot culture, The Spirit & The Letter, with Eddie and Patrick.
We read comics and celebrity insider memoirs in which Noah Wyle says crazy things and Glyn Johns is still bitter about Let It Be! And then Miranda tries her damndest to spoil Eddie, in detail, on 1983’s Krull.
Hosts Eddie Hardy and Miranda Sandi start with a personal discussion of growing up in the 80s and 90s with Stephen King’s cultural ubiquity, and are then joined by Patrick Fooks for a double-length version of The Spirit & the Letter, our recurring segment on adaptations, focusing on The Shining‘s novel, movie, and miniseries versions.
Is Moist Diane slang for something, or just a Japanese shampoo commercial starring Carly Rae Jepsen? Can comedy be taught? Does Ticketmaster owe us all? Hosts Eddie Hardy and Miranda Sandi tackle these questions, and are then joined by Patrick Fooks for part two of our discussion on Firefly/Serenity.