JUSTICE LEAGUE, The Front Bottoms Live, and SNL (feat. Brett Nemeroff)

JUSTICE LEAGUE, The Front Bottoms Live, and SNL (feat. Brett Nemeroff)
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[ep. 14] | Brett Nemeroff returns as the featured guest this week to help the guys review the latest Warner Bros./DC product, JUSTICE LEAGUE. They also discuss seeing The Front Bottoms live in concert, Chance the Rapper hosting Saturday Night Live, and LADY BIRD. Plus, Brett introduces a new segment, Brett’s Catch-up Corner. WBAM!

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EPISODE 14 SHOWNOTES

  • Intro
  • Movie/TV news 
    • Movie Pass (00:05:08)
    • Catch-22 (00:10:19)
    • Battlefront II (EA) (00:13:46)
  • Brett’s Catch-up Corner
    • Channel Zero (00:17:13)
    • Future Man (00:23:30)
    • Runescape (00:28:40)
  • What we’ve been watching
    • Saturday Night Live (00:31:29)
    • Seinfeld (00:38:04)
    • Rain Man (00:42:00)
    • Lady Bird (00:46:44)
    • Nujabes (00:50:25)
    • The Front Bottoms Live (00:53:21)
  • Review: Justice League (01:11:00)
    • SPOILERS (01:29:50)

Best DCOMs and Drew’s Mystery Hot Take — WE FOUGHT A MIC (feat. Gaia Rose)

Best DCOMs and Drew’s Mystery Hot Take — WE FOUGHT A MIC (feat. Gaia Rose)
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[ep. 13] | The guys welcome Gaia, their first ever female guest, this week to help them inaugurate a new segment — WE FOUGHT A MIC. Drew has a mystery hot take at the ready, and they all attempt to debate what is the one true best Disney Channel Original Movie. Plus, they discuss seeing Fall Out Boy live, THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER, and the Season 4 (and series?) finale of NATHAN FOR YOU: FINDING FRANCES. All this and more (including a call to a certain Tommy Wiseau) on this week’s WBAM!

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EPISODE 13 SHOWNOTES

  • Intro
    • Fan mail (00:01:58)
  • Movie/TV news 
    • No more Marvel shows on Netflix (Fox deal dead?) (00:07:48)
    • Star Wars: Rian Johnson to develop Star Wars ep 10, 11, 12; live action TV show confirmed (00:11:48)
    • Amazon confirms LOTR prequel series (00:15:47)
    • Louis CK (00:19:23)
      • Jesse Lacey
  • What we’ve been reading 
    • The Disaster Artist (00:27:57)
  • What we’ve been watching
  • We Fought a Mic 
    • Drew’s mystery hot take (01:25:22)
    • What is the best Disney Channel Original Movie? (01:43:48)
  • Outro (01:55:55)

THOR: RAGNAROK, CHANNEL ZERO, and NATHAN FOR YOU (feat. Harry Sayer)

THOR: RAGNAROK, CHANNEL ZERO, and NATHAN FOR YOU (feat. Harry Sayer)
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[ep. 12] | You’re in for a Marvelous talk this week as the guys bring on their old pal Harry to review the latest Taika Waititi film/seventeenth MCU entry, THOR: RAGNAROK. They also discuss some big movie news from the past week, and what they’ve been watching: MINDHUNTER, THE DEUCE, NATHAN FOR YOU, CHANNEL ZERO Season 1, THE DANA CARVEY SHOW, and Waititi’s previous films. Plus, stick around after the Thor review to hear their rankings of the entire MCU. WBAM!

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EPISODE 12 SHOWNOTES

  • Intro
  • Movie/TV news (00:02:37)
    • Netflix Nielsen ratings for Stranger Things 2
    • Kevin Spacey is a bitch (00:06:40)
      • House of Cards S6,
      • Mindhunter, The Deuce (00:13:04)
    • 20th Century Fox in talks to sell to Disney (00:19:57)
  • What we’ve been watching (00:30:01)
    • Dana Carvey Show (actual show)
    • Nathan for You: comp. repair/psychic (00:34:17)
    • American Vandal (quick recap) (00:44:46)
    • Channel Zero Season 1 (00:50:00)
  • Taika Waititi — What We Do in the Shadows; Hunt for the Wilderpeople (01:03:36)
  • Review: Thor: Ragnarok (01:19:31)
    • Spoilers (01:37:07)
    • MCU rankings (02:05:32)
  • Outro (02:29:33)

Favorite Horror Movies, STRANGER THINGS 2, and AMERICAN VANDAL

Favorite Horror Movies, STRANGER THINGS 2, and AMERICAN VANDAL
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[ep. 11] |  It’s a spooky one this week as Ernest and Drew break down the news and what they’ve been watching before being joined by Hunter to discuss their favorite horror movies and STRANGER THINGS 2.  WBAM!

Apologies for the low quality sound on this one, we’ll be back in shape next week.

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EPISODE 11 SHOWNOTES

  • Intro
    • Honestly Dav (00:01:44)
    • New music: Weezer, metrox21xoffset (00:03:58)
  • Movie/TV news (00:11:02)
  • What we’ve been watching (00:23:08)
    • Channel Zero
    • Spirited Away
    • Jack Whitehall At Large  
    • American Vandal (00:36:40)
    • The Good Place SPOILERS (00:45:19)
  • Halloween Extravaganza (00:48:43)
    • Stranger Things 2
    • Favorite spooky movies (00:59:45)
      • Classic Horror
      • Modern Horror
      • Family Horror
  • Outro (01:44:43)

THE FLORIDA PROJECT, Nintendo Switch, and TOO FUNNY TO FAIL

THE FLORIDA PROJECT, Nintendo Switch, and TOO FUNNY TO FAIL
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[ep. 10] | It’s another great talk this week as Ernest, Hunter, and Drew share their takes on the bold new episode of NATHAN FOR YOU (“The Anecdote”), the series finale of HALT AND CATCH FIRE (watch out for spoilers!), and the new film from writer/director Sean Baker, THE FLORIDA PROJECT.  Plus, thoughts on the Nintendo Switch, Halloween Horror Nights 27, Hulu’s TOO FUNNY TO FAIL, and more. WBAM!

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EPISODE 10 SHOWNOTES

  • Intro
    • Fan mail (00:03:04)
  • Movie/TV news (00:11:59)
    • Netflix 
    • Solo: A Star Wars Story (00:20:13)
    • I Love You, Daddy trailer (i guess, louis ck) (00:23:47)
    • Venom movie cast (00:28:02)
      • Spider-man 3, The Night Of, Dane Cook
    • Nintendo Switch Time (00:38:47)
  • What we’ve been watching (00:53:32)
    • Too Funny To Fail: Hulu’s Dana Carvey Show Documentary
    • Ghosted pilot (01:01:29)
    • Halloween Horror Nights (01:09:14)
      • Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween
    • Nathan For You (01:22:51)
      • Jeopardy
    • The Florida Project (01:34:49)
    • Halt and Catch Fire series finale SPOILERS (01:48:59)
  • Outro (02:07:58)

BLADE RUNNER 2049, THE GOOD PLACE, and BIG MOUTH

BLADE RUNNER 2049, THE GOOD PLACE, and BIG MOUTH
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[ep. 8] | Settle in for a deep dive as Ernest, Hunter, and Drew bring you their thoughts on Denis Villeneuve’s latest film, BLADE RUNNER 2049, including a breakdown of his recent filmography, and Ridley Scott’s original BLADE RUNNER film. Plus, they talk Netflix’s new show, BIG MOUTH, THE GOOD PLACE on NBC, and the Season 3 finale of RICK AND MORTY. Wbam!

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EPISODE 8 SHOWNOTES

  • Intro 
  • Movie/TV news (00:02:14)
    • Casting: Jared Leto as Hugh Hefner and Leonardo DiCaprio as Teddy Roosevelt
    • WB/DC shake ups (00:04:10)
    • Justice League trailer: live reactions (00:06:09)
  • What we’ve been watching (00:14:52)
    • Big Mouth
    • Rick and Morty S3 finale (00:20:29)
    • The Good Place (00:28:28)
      • Spoilers (00:32:05)
    • New Girl (00:43:06)
    • Denis Villeneuve filmography thoughts (00:49:34)
      • Prisoners, Enemy, Sicario, Arrival
      • Arrival spoilers (01:12:46)
  • Blade Runner: The Final Cut (01:18:27)
  • Review: Blade Runner 2049 (01:29:07)
    • Spoilers (01:37:37)
  • Outro (02:16:33)

HALT AND CATCH FIRE, RICK AND MORTY, and More (A Bit of Everything)

HALT AND CATCH FIRE, RICK AND MORTY, and More (A Bit of Everything)
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[ep. 7] | It’s a chill pod this week as Ernest, Hunter, and Drew ramble on about what movie news have been circulating the ‘net, including those AVATAR sequels, early BLADE RUNNER 2049 press reactions, and JJ Abrams being attached to a YOUR NAME live-action remake. Then, they get into what they’ve been watching: the latest episodes of HALT AND CATCH FIRE and RICK AND MORTY; and Netflix’s JERRY BEFORE SEINFELD and BOJACK HORSEMAN Season 4. How great!

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EPISODE 7 SHOWNOTES

  • Intro
    • Fan mail (00:02:27)
    • New music: The Killers and Foo Fighters (00:16:34)
  • Movie/TV news (00:23:27)
    • Martin Scorsese master class
    • Avatar sequels
    • Game of Thrones S8 budget and directors
    • Blade Runner 2049 early reactions (00:35:48)
    • Battlefront II latest trailer (00:49:46)
    • JJ Abrams to make Your Name (but with white people)
    • Denis Villeneuve making Cleopatra (maybe????)
    • Isle of Dogs trailer (01:00:42)
  • What we’ve been watching (01:06:58)
    • Halt and Catch Fire
    • Rick and Morty (01:21:06)
    • South Park
    • Curb Your Enthusiasm (01:31:03)
    • Jerry Before Seinfeld (01:33:11)
    • Bojack Horseman (01:38:39)
    • Quick The Good Place tease for next week (01:43:49)
    • Nathan For You
  • Outro (01:52:21)

THE AMERICAN FILM MAVERICKS – PART 1 OF 2 [ESSAY]

By the 1970’s, the United States had reached a cultural breaking point fueled mainly by the fallout of an assassinated president and an unpopular and aimless war. Film-goers were no longer responding to feel-good escapism, and their wallets demanded more challenging options when purchasing their tickets. The filmmakers of the seventies that spearheaded the response to this increasing demand for more invigorating content would go on to solidify themselves as true legends. They commanded the bravado of this new Golden Age in Hollywood with passion, taking on themes and styles that would have been uneventful in decades prior, impacting the film industry and our culture as a whole for years to come.

Continue reading “THE AMERICAN FILM MAVERICKS – PART 1 OF 2 [ESSAY]”

mother!, Arcade Fire Live, and NATHAN FOR YOU (feat. Brett Nemeroff)

mother!, Arcade Fire Live, and NATHAN FOR YOU (feat. Brett Nemeroff)
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[ep. 6] | Ernest, Hunter, and Drew are joined by their longtime friend, Brett, to tackle an in-depth review of the fascinating and baffling insanity that is Darren Aronofsky’s new film, mother!. They also bring you thoughts on seeing Arcade Fire live in concert, S3E8 of RICK AND MORTY, “Morty’s Mind Blowers,” and the Season 4  premiere special of NATHAN FOR YOU. Plus, much more! Aaaaand go!

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EPISODE 6  SHOWNOTES

  • Intro
  • Movie/TV news (00:03:03)
    • Emmy Awards winner and losers
  • What we’ve been watching (00:15:12)
    • Nathan for You: A Celebration
    • Arcade Fire live (00:29:35)
    • Lucky (Hunter) (00:46:01)
    • Rick and Morty (00:51:11)
    • E.T. – 35th Anniversary Re-Release (Hunter) (00:56:26)
    • You’re the Worst, The Good Place (Ernest) (00:59:41)
  • Review: mother! (01:06:42)
    • Spoilers (01:24:23)
  • Outro (01:59:59)

IT, RICK AND MORTY, and ROOM 104

IT, RICK AND MORTY, and ROOM 104
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[ep. 5] | The boys are back in town after surviving Hurricane Irma to bring you an all new episode! This week, they talk the latest Stephen King adaptation, IT, the trailer for the upcoming THE DISASTER ARTIST, the Duplass Brothers’ ROOM 104, and the excellent “The Ricklantis Mixup,” S3E7 of RICK AND MORTY. This and more on WBAM! Go team!

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EPISODE 5  SHOWNOTES

  • Intro 
  • Movie/TV news (00:03:13)
    • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest prequel (Netflix, Ryan Murphy, Sarah Paulson)
      • Emmy Awards (00:07:00)
    • Star Wars IX (JJ is back) (00:09:30)
    • Trailers: Downsizing, The Disaster Artist (00:12:21)
  • What we’ve been watching (00:18:23)
    • Room 104 (Ernest)
    • Meet Me In the Bathroom (book, Drew) (00:23:24)
      • LCD Soundsystem (00:26:46)
    • Hurricane Irma (00:30:10)
    • Rick and Morty (Season 3, Episode 7 – “The Ricklantis Mixup”) (00:32:07)
      • South Park
    • Unwrapped (00:44:25)
  • Review: It (00:47:07)
    • Spoilers (01:01:56)
  • Outro (01:21:44)

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND, HALT AND CATCH FIRE, and TWIN PEAKS: THE RETURN

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND, HALT AND CATCH FIRE, and TWIN PEAKS: THE RETURN
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[ep. 4] | In the moments leading up to the landfall of Hurricane Irma, Ernest, Hunter, and Drew gather to bring you, their beloved listeners, thoughts on CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND – 40th Anniversary Re-Release, HALT AND CATCH FIRE Season 4, and the end of TWIN PEAKS: THE RETURN. Plus, RICK AND MORTY Season 3, Trevorrow out from STAR WARS Episode IX, Damien Chazelle’s new Netflix show, and more! Kowabungala dudes!!

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EPISODE 4 SHOWNOTES

  • Intro
    • Fan mail
  • Movie/TV news (00:06:12)
    • Star Wars IX (Collin Trevorrow out)
      • Catastrophe (00:12:53)
    • The Eddy – dir. Damien Chazelle (Netflix) (00:14:38)
    • Indiana Jones 5 (Shia not in it) (00:17:39)
      • Joker solo film, Jack Nicholson, You, Me, and Dupree
  • What we’ve been watching (00:23:57)
    • Halt and Catch Fire
    • Twin Peaks: The Return (00:33:04)
      • Criterion, Filmstruck
    • Rick and Morty (00:41:31)
  • Review: Close Encounters of the Third Kind – 40th Anniversary Re-Release (00:43:56)
  • Outro (01:07:55)

Best Albums of 2017 (So Far), and Important Music From Our Youth (feat. Thomas, Our Musical Wizard Friend)

Best Albums of 2017 (So Far), and Important Music From Our Youth (feat. Thomas, Our Musical Wizard Friend)
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[ep. 2] | Ernest, Hunter, and Drew are joined by their first guest, Thomas, to discuss the music releases they have been enjoying this year. They talk a bit about the new RICK AND MORTY, and the upcoming Fall TV season. Plus, they get into some of the albums from their youth that made them who they are today (embarrassing or not). Strap in folks, this one is a wild doozy!

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EP 2 SHOWNOTES

  • Intro 
  • Movie/TV news (00:03:30)
    • Blade Runner trailer (why you shouldn’t watch it)
      • Spider-Man, Alien Covenant
    • Ghosted, AP Bio, The Deuce, Stranger Things, and the upcoming fall TV season (00:12:42)
  • What we’ve been watching (00:18:44)
    • Game of Thrones S7 finale
    • Rick and Morty
    • Twin Peaks (Hunter)
    • Billy on the Street (Drew)
    • Dirk Gently (Ernest)
  • Favorite albums of 2017 so far (00:30:43)
  • Important albums from our youth (01:00:14)
  • Outro (01:28:03)

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BRIGSBY BEAR, GAME OF THRONES, and HALT AND CATCH FIRE

BRIGSBY BEAR, GAME OF THRONES, and HALT AND CATCH FIRE
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[ep. 1] | Official premiere episode! The boys bring you a review of the new Kyle Mooney/Lonely Island film BRIGSBY BEAR. Plus, they discuss the fourth and final season of HALT AND CATCH FIRE on AMC, and their disappointment in the latest episode of GAME OF THRONES. Outrageous fun!

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WE BOUGHT A MIC – Pop Culture Podcast [EPISODE 0]

WE BOUGHT A MIC – Pop Culture Podcast [EPISODE 0]
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[ep. 0] | The boys discuss what they’ve been watching. Drew tells us about classic movies he has never seen until very recently, and Ernest and Hunter run down their lists of their favorite films of 2017 so far. Plus, they get into the end of the Summer Movie Wager. What fun!

****DISCLAIMER****
This pilot episode for an upcoming entertainment talk show includes SPOILERS for some of the most popular movies releases of 2017 so far (LOGAN, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2, GET OUT, WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES, BABY DRIVER, DUNKIRK, SPLIT).

We discussed these films in-depth during the last segment of the podcast. If you haven’t seen any of these films and would like to remain unspoiled, stop listening around the 1:13:00 mark, and resume once you have seen the films. You’ve been warned!
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