For this episode we evaluated Ms. Honey, the loving primary school teacher from Matilda. Directed by Danny Devito, this adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic middle grade novel tells the story of a gifted young girl named Matilda. Matilda is a genius and when she goes to school her teacher immediately recognizes her gifts. However, the wicked […]
We last tackled documentaries when we paired Religulous and Going Clear. We return to the documentary well with Pumping Iron, the documentary that brought bodybuilding into public consciousness, and Bigger Stronger Faster*, which looks critically at steroid usage in American culture. We’re joined this week by special guest Bill Stiteler! Bill is part of no less than three […]
Alex Collyard joins us in our continuing series of audience suggestions! This episode, we mash up Dad’s Old Fashioned Root Beer with an alcoholic version, Not Your Father’s Root Beer. Just like a certain DS9 bartender, we have opinions about root beer. Up next, we’re moving into the fascinating world of body-building: and
Jeremy Motz brings us a combination Halloween/Thanksgiving episode with Ravenous and Cannibal: The Musical. Alferd Packer, confessed cannibal, serves as inspiration for both films (one more directly than the other). Up next: a selection of audience suggestions from our August live show.
In August at the NoisePicnic Podcast Festival, we Double Billed two shorts by filmmaker Paul von Stoetzel: Pet Peeve and Here’s to Old Friends. Take a watch, come back, and listen as we talk local theatre and film, the tension between horror and comedy, and clowns. Lots and lots of clown talk. Consider this a […]