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Jan 28, 2015

Are you worried you're not that cool? Don't worry, you can always write a fantasy novel where a person, suspiciously similar to you, is the coolest.

That's what John G. Stockmyer did with the Bandworld series. In the first book, Under The Stairs, a history professor loses his cat and tracks him to another dimension...

Jan 22, 2015

Grown Ups 2 is a bad sequel to a bad movie, made almost entirely of poop jokes and sexism. But that alone wouldn't elevate it to the pantheon of bad-movie pop culture. What did that was two brave men and their painful journey to become podcast legends.

Tim Batt and Guy Montgomery are comedians from New Zealand who set...

Jan 14, 2015

It's the 80s and the middle of the AIDS epidemic and there's a lot to be sad about. There's also a lot to be happy about because there are amazing clever people wandering around New York being delightful. HBO captured all of that nuance in its award-winning miniseries Angels In America.

Sometimes it's hard to talk about...

Jan 7, 2015

It's finally here. The white whale of a topic, the one we've been promising for what feels like decades, Four Weddings! If you haven't stayed in a hotel recently, here's what it's about: four brides are forced to complain at other peoples' weddings. And it's delightful.

Joining us is Colleen (who isn't doing anything...