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i invited myself on Ep 180 of Gobbledygeek hosted by Arlo James Wiley & Paul Smith. we talk difficulty & ludology/narratology in Dark Souls, the Amazon.com / ComiXology buyout and last Sunday’s Game of Thrones & the nature of spoilers. LISTEN, DOWNLOAD, STREAM.

Episode 73 - Spookily Good-Bad with Dan McCoy

Dan McCoy, creator and co-host of The Flop House Podcast and Emmy-winning writer for The Daily Show, joins me to talk about his life and career.

00:00:00 - 00:02:16 Intro
00:04:39 - 00:28:53 Early life, Doing improv in NYC, “9AM Meeting” & Channel 101
00:28:54 - 00:57:17 The Flop House Podcast
00:57:18 - 01:10:53 The Daily Show

Dan on Twitter
The Flop House
The Daily Show

Music on this podcast:

"Disparate Youth" - Santigold - Master of My Make-Believe
"The Flop House Theme" - Keith Burgun

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Episode 72 - That Certain Eastern Flavor with Keith Squires

Keith Squires joins me to talk about a shared passion for Asian Cinema he and I have. We then proceed (or at least try) to rundown our Top 10 Favorites each. Enjoy!

00:00:00 - 00:07:18 - Asian Cinema music medley
00:07:18 - 00:28:32 - Where Keith is Coming From / His Passion
00:28:32 - 01:58:31 - Top 10 Lists
01:58:31 - 02:00:00 - Outro music

Music on this podcast:

"Sonatine I (Act of Violence)" - Joe Hisaishi - Sonatine OMPS
"Play on the Sands" - Joe Hisaishi - Sonatine OMPS
"Yumeji’s Theme" - Shigeru Umebayashi - In the Mood for Love OMPS
"Only You" - The Flying Pickets - Lost Boys / Fallen Angels OMPS
"Thinking About You" - Chyi Chin - Fallen Angels OMPS

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DO NOT LOOK AT OUR LISTS BELOW IF YOU DON’T WANT TO BE SPOILED!

Keith’s List

  1. The Human Condition
  2. The Bad Sleep Well / Ran
  3. Sonatine
    Runner-Up: Kikujiro
  4. To Live
    Runner-Up: Late Spring
  5. Memories of Murder
  6. Chungking Express
    Runner-Up: Ashes of Time Redux
  7. A Bittersweet Life
  8. Ichi the Killer
  9. A Better Tomorrow I & II
  10. Five Element Ninja
    Runner-Up: Dragons Forever

Honorable Mentions -
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter…and Spring
Oldboy
Onibaba
Pitfall
Exiled

Greg’s List

  1. Throne of Blood
    Runners-Up: Ikiru, High & Low
  2. In the Mood for Love
    Runners-Up: Fallen Angels, Happy Together
  3. Sonatine
    Runners-Up: Hana-bi, Kikujiro
  4. Harakiri
    Runner-Up: Hard Boiled
  5. Memories of Murder
  6. Battle Royale
    Runners-Up: the Battles Without Honor and Humanity (The Yakuza Papers) Series
  7. Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
    Runners-Up: Castle in the Sky, Grave of the Fireflies, Ninja Scroll
  8. Crazed Fruit
  9. The Vengeance Trilogy (Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Oldboy, Lady Vengeance)
  10. Police Story 2
    Runner-Up: Infernal Affairs

Honorable Mentions -
Cure
Audition / Visitor Q
Kamikaze Taxi
Yakuza Graveyard
The Wolves

Monique’s List w/ Her Notes

  1. raise the red lantern (chn) - this is my favorite all time and chinese movie
  2. 3-iron (kor) - favorite kor movie
  3. tampopo (jp) - favorite jp movie
  4. double suicide (jp) - this is also my favorite jp movie
  5. rashomon (jp) - this is my favorite kurosawa
  6. nobody knows (jp) - based on a true story
  7. quitting (chn) - true story mixed with film, the real life people play themselves awesome
  8. fallen angels (chn/hk)
  9. grave of the fireflies (jp) -  favorite anime
  10. infernal affairs (hk)
  11. tale of two sisters (kor) - favorite asian horror/thriller
  12. farewell my concubine (chn)
  13. the vengeance series (lady vengeance is my personal fave)
  14. go (jp)
  15. dolls (jp)
  16. spider lilies (taiwan) - the best lesbian film
  17. howl’s moving castle (jp)
  18. the secret scent of papaya (viet)
  19. last life in the universe (thai/jp)
  20. rhapsody in august (jp)
  21. guns and talks (kor)
  22. the promise (chn/hk)
  23. make it big (kor)
  24. all about lily chou-chou (jp)
  25. election (hk) - one of the best triad films
  26. audition (jp)
  27. vertical ray in the sun (viet)
  28. shiri (kor) - korea is good at espionage movies/tv shows
  29. the banquet (hk) it’s shakespeare!
  30. I’m a cyborg but that’s ok (kor)
  31. the iron ladies (thai)


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I was graciously asked to be a guest on the Beacon Hills After Dark podcast, devoted to MTV’s Teen Wolf. The podcast is hosted by Stacey “Sticky Keys” Goodlett, Meg “Megatron” De Carlo, and Monique “Momo” Morgan (also, my better half). I had my best friend and frequent Debatable guest, Daniel Tayag, join us as well. Great, fun talk! Check out the main episode and all the outtakes!!!

bhadpodcast:

The final episode and a very special disclaimer explaining why it sounded like I was going to die at the end of the podcast! Also some important announcements about the future of bhadpodcast and some very special shoutouts! Please tune in and share and thank you again for your awesome support!

In Which We Discuss

  • Jeff’s Divine Toolishness
  • How Isaac is not the Teen Wolf though this episode would make you think so
  • How Derek is the only one persuaded by his Scott McCall for President speech
  • Dr. Carver was especially Carver-y in this ep
  • Momo was right… sigh

Join us as we work through this episode with our special guest @debatablepodcast host Greggles! He brought along his bestie and regular contributor Dan to break down some of the more suspect aspects of teenage werewolfdom. Also, if you were wondering if someone cared enough to compare this to the original movie? WORRY NO MORE! Our boys here are on it!

Also, this is the motivational mentioned in the recap:bhadpodcast.tumblr.com/post/76589695…t-was-way-too

Anyhoo, enjoy and tell a friend you guys! Please send us asks, leave comments and tweets, and stay tuned for even more awesome coming your way!

Shoutouts and annoucements for episode 12 of Beacon Hills After Dark!

Also, stay tuned for a mega season ending recap with the boys from Demon Wolfcast!

Until then, catch up on all the episodes you’ve missed!!!

Enjoy!

Episode 71 - Take Off Your Mask and Stay Awhile with Caleb Armstrong

Caleb Armstrong joins me to discuss the first season of HBO’s “True Detective.” The good, the bad, the reasons why it is one of the best shows on TV today.


Art of the Title: True Detective

The /Filmcast: How Well Does True Detective Treat Women? (David Chen & Joanna Robinson)

Music on this podcast:

"Far From Any Road" - The Handsome Family - Singing Bones

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Episode 70 - Killer Legends with Rachel Mills

Rachel Mills, producer of Chiller TV’s “Killer Legends,” joins me to talk about the new 2-hour documentary, urban legends, her career and her fascinating connection to pseudoscience. Great talk!

"Killer Legends" premieres on Chiller, Sunday, March 16th at 8pm ET. Rerun again at 10pm and Midnight. Tune in!

Music on this podcast:

"God’s Lonely Man / Theme from Taxi Driver" - Bernard Herrmann - Taxi Driver OMPS
"Sport and Iris" - Bernard Herrmann - Taxi Driver OMPS

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The Krzysztof Kieslowski’s Three Colors Trilogy Podcrawl!

GGTMC covers THREE COLORS: BLUE

Debatable covers THREE COLORS: WHITE

Gobbledygeek Podcast covers THREE COLORS: RED

Episode 69 - PODCRAWL - Three Colors: White with Mathew Bainbridge

Mat Bainbridge, Towson University professor, joins me to talk Krzysztof Kieslowski’s “Three Colors: White.” We talk the filmmaker’s life, the history of Polish cinema, and the sociopolitical atmosphere in which “White” was made. I guarantee, after listening to this episode, you’ll appreciate the film more than you ever did before. Enjoy!

This is part of the Krzysztof Kieslowski’s Three Colors Trilogy Podcrawl!!!
MARCH 10 - Gentlemen’s Guide to Midnite Cinema covers “Blue”
MARCH 12 - Gobbledygeek Podcast covers “Red”
All shows also available on iTunes and can be downloaded on your podcatcher app! Tune in, download, stream all three shows!!!

Music on this podcast:

"Morning At The Hotel" - Zbigniew Preisner - Three Colors: White OMPS
"Don Karol III" - Zbigniew Preisner - Three Colors: White OMPS

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TUESDAY, MARCH 11TH
Part of the Krzysztof Kieślowski’s Three Colors Trilogy Podcrawl!
BLUE - The Gentlemen’s Guide to Midnite Cinema - Monday, March 10th
WHITE - Mat Bainbridge joins me to discuss the middle installment
RED - The Gobbledygeek Podcast - Wednesday, March 12th

FRIDAY, MARCH 14TH
Rachel Mills, producer of the 2-hour doc, Killer Legends, joins me to talk about the special, her own origins and how she and director, Josh Zeman, brought Killer Legends into existence. It premieres on Chiller TV, Sunday, March 16th, at 8pm ET.

MONDAY, MARCH 17TH
Former Debatable guest, Caleb Armstrong, joins me to evaluate Season One of True Detective. We’ll be exploring the themes and motifs, criticizing and appraising HBO’s recent masterpiece wolf-in-sheep’s-clothing.

JOIN US!

Episode 68 - Print the Legend: Fernando Madrigal with Mathew Bainbridge

Mathew Bainbridge joins Fernando Madrigal on this episode from Fernando’s podcast, “Print the Legend.” This conversation originally debuted on July 24, 2012. Mat and Fernando have a great, twisty, turny talk about movies, Mat’s life and his filmmaking. It’s very entertaining! Enjoy!

Don’t forget!
Krzysztof Kieslowski’s Three Colors Trilogy Podcrawl next week!!!
MARCH 10 - Gentlemen’s Guide to Midnite Cinema covers “Blue”
MARCH 11 - Debatable covers “White” with guest Mathew Bainbridge
MARCH 12 - Gobbledygeek Podcast covers “Red”
All shows also available on iTunes and can be downloaded on your podcatcher app! Tune in, download, stream all three shows!!!


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Episode 67 - Closest to the Edge of the Frame with Keith Tishken

Keith Tishken, one of my favorite professors in film school, joins me to talk about his life, passions and the road to becoming a teacher. We also talk about two of his classes that have had a lasting impact on me; one covering New Hollywood of the 1970s and one exploring the cinema of David Lynch. It’s an epic journey down the rabbit hole. Enjoy!

00:00:00 - 01:06:51 - Intro, Keith’s life, family, education and passions
01:06:51 - 01:50:00 - New Hollywood, definition and its filmmakers
01:50:00 - 02:24:56 - David Lynch, his films and Twin Peaks, Outro

Music on this podcast:

"Cruel" - St. Vincent - Strange Mercy
"Love Theme from Chinatown" - Jerry Goldsmith - Chinatown OMPS

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due to timing conflicts, the new episode will premiere late tomorrow night or Wednesday morning. tune in, stream, download. it’s a good’un!