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May 31, 2017

Give the current state of things, the world has a larger-than-usual appetite for shows that make them feel sad. Case in point: The Handmaid's Tale, Hulu's adaptation of Margaret Atwood's 1985 novel about a world where things aren't great for women but pretty okay for male drivers and baristas.

I sat down with Denver...

May 24, 2017

Alex is in Denver for the final ever Crom Fest, and given his love for cheezy civic stereotypes, he decided to make his all star festival panel watch Reefer Madness, the 1936 explotation film designed to scare children away from using marihuana because it'll turn them into homicidal maniacs.

Alex is not a partaker of...

May 17, 2017

When somebody talks about their guilty pleasure, they usually just mean something they like but don't think is good. A guilty displeasure, on the other hand, usually comes with some actual guilt. Liking Dance Moms makes you quirky. Not liking Nirvana can get you kicked out of a party.

With that, Ezra chose to share his...

May 10, 2017

Judge Harry Anderson is a pretty young judge. He's also sassy and does magic tricks. He's surrounded by a cast of wacky characters as he passes judgement on the not-at-all sad crimes that pass through his cheap-looking courtroom.

It's a classic late 80s sitcom and while some love it, some people can't figure out why...

May 4, 2017

No episode of this podcast has taken longer, suffered more setbacks, or caused more frustration than this episode. And none has caused more concerned feedback from fans as its hour approached. That's because this episode is about scary, scary clowns.

Well, actually it's not. It's about an arbitrary space spider who...