Category Archives: Podcasts

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Wrapping It Up: The Best TV of 2014

Better late than never! In this episode, Jon Carnegie (@jon_carnegie on Twitter) joins me on the podcast to discuss all the great television in 2014. Man, people really liked this one show called True Detective.

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The Golden Age of Golden Ages

Happy Hanukkah! Here’s an episode I recorded back in November that never made it to air until now. I discuss why we should stop talking about Golden Ages, check in with the cast of Happy Endings, and review Zach Braff’s very Jewish, very irritating, Wish I Was Here.

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Friendly Robots, The Comeback, Rosewater

In this episode of the podcast, I explore Hollywood’s new love of artificial intelligence. Plus, what The Comeback tells us about the year 2005, and what Rosewater tells us about the state of political satire.

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The Geek Shall Inherit The Earth/Pulp Fiction

In this episode of the podcast, I rejoice the new world order. Plus, why Pulp Fiction still matters 20 years on. Check out the article I wrote about Pulp Fiction here.

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Mulaney, Gone Girl, Public Figures

In this episode of the podcast, I remain hopeful about the future of Mulaney, praise Gone Girl, and defend Lena Dunham. Still not sponsored by

Note: I accidentally attached the wrong episode before. It’s been fixed.

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Orange is the New Black, Obvious Child

Episode 15: Ian and Cassie talk about how season two of Orange is the New Black made an already great show even better and why Obvious Child is a breath of fresh air in a crowded summer movie season. Plus, what we’ve been consuming (watching, reading, listening, etc.) this week.

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Netflix Does Late Night, Louie, 22 Jump Street

Episode 14: In the latest episode, Ian and Cassie discuss the most recent late night shakeup following Chelsea Handler’s move to Netflix. Plus, a recap of season four of Louie, a review of 22 Jump Street, and new Ben & Jerry’s ice cream flavors!