Posts Tagged ‘Johnny Depp’

Episode 24: Give Thanks

Monday, November 28th, 2011

 We’re back in the saddle, talking movies on the day before Thanksgiving. Yeah, this is posting like 5 days after, but we’re both still crawling out of a tryptophan coma, so cut me some slack. (more…)


Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Think of the Pirates franchise as one of those Kraft crackers ‘n’ cheese packages. Everything starts out fine; you got your crackers, you got plenty of viscous cheese paste, and you got that little useless plastic stick to use as an ersatz trowel for combining the two into one flavor sensation.

You clutch the first cracker in your left hand, the plastic stick with your right, you balance the tiny pot of iridescent, cheese-flavored cholesterol on your thigh, and you begin your journey to FlavorLand.*

(*NOTE: As I type this out, I imagine this scene taking place on an Amtrak train, headed from Chicago to LA, in 1972. Bits of cheese stick to a man’s handlebar mustache as he brushes stray cracker crumbs off his blue, white, and red tartan sport coat. His hair is receding, but his soft, light brown curls still pool thickly against the back of his neck. He is wearing white loafers.) (more…)

Episode 2: Leading Men

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

Actual photo from a doughnuts and martinis party we threw. It was not a success.Today on the podcast we look deeply into our souls and come up with an answer to the question “Who would you pay to watch?”

Okay, that came out wrong.  (more…)