This week, we tackle the dense sociological themes (no, really!) of the 1985 horror-comedy Fright Night. Why were 80’s vampires movies all so similar? Why were the police in the movie’s town so incompetent? Could teens be right about how dumb adults are?

Ep. 20: We're Coming to Get You, Barbara!

This week, we kick off a month of Spooky Season episodes with the 2004 rom-zom-com “Shaun of the Dead.” We examine all the call-backs and call-forwards, lay bare decades of zombie movie tropes and learn a little...

Ep. 3: Rocket Man? Rocket Boy?

This week, Marc and Daniel welcome J.D. “T-Bone” Smith to the show to discuss one of his favorite films, Disney’s “The Rocketeer” (1991). The trio give a spoiler-full plot synopsis of the steampunk spectacular and ponder why...

Ep. 5: Big In Japan?

This week, Daniel invites his brother, Eric Barnett, to introduce Marc and our listeners to the enigmatic singer-songwriter Tom Waits. Eric breaks down some of Waits’ most interesting tracks, discusses how Waits has influenced him and others...
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