Will Toledo reimagines an earlier effort recorded at the age of 19 on a cheap laptop into a sprawling, loosely conceptual rock album. Michael Roffman reads Collin Brennan’s review.
Kendrick Lamar, Vince Staples, Jorja Smith, The Weeknd and many others bring a fictional African nation to life — a place whose culture is both deeply spiritual and known for being the most technologically advanced on Earth. Eleanor Edwards reads Greg Whitt’s review.
From the padded cells of Smith’s Grove Sanitarium to the leafy streets of Haddonfield, Illinois… we are Halloweenies. Each month, McKenzie Gerber, Dan Caffrey, Justin Gerber, and Michael Roffman will slice through one Halloween movie at a time – all leading up to the October release of David Gordon Green’s highly anticipated sequel. There will be tricks, there will be treats, and, yes, there will be blood.
Ten years ago, Justin Vernon distinguished himself as one of the most distinctive, original, and essential voices of his musical generation. Cap Blackard reads Katherine Flynn’s review.
This week, Allison and Clint are joined by Jacob Oller (Paste Magazine, One Perfect Shot, Syfy Wire) to finally react to This Is Us’ dramatic Super Bowl episode – and the reveal of Jack’s actual death. In the episode, our hosts also celebrate some transcendent fierceness on RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars, dig into the turn-of-the-century pseudoscience of The Alienist, and debate whether or not Queer Eye’s Netflix reboot is a welcome update to the self-improvement show, or mere exploitation of Trump-era social issues with a glossy makeover.
The Game of Thrones showrunners are coming to Star Wars! We discuss the implications, recap Rebels season 4 so far and speculate about the series finale.
Songwriters Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser lapse back into a sardonic mode that sounded a whole lot better in 2007 than it does in 2018. Cap Blackard reads Sasha Geffen’s review.
The Losers palaver over Cloverfield, share some Needful Tweets, head to Hollywood King, and open up a Bag of Bones. Chapters include: Intro, Cloverfield Paradox Palaver (1:25), Needful Tweets (16:00), Hollywood King (40:12), Bag of Bones (1:00:00), and Outro (1:47:25).
Deep in the bowels of CPN Studios, there lies a chamber only the greatest TV characters can enter: Will it be Chidi? Janet? Michael? Even Mindy St. Clair?
For his fifth solo album, the pop superstar delivers a funky, country-laced experiment that’s not nearly as bad as its already-damned reputation suggests. Michael Roffman reads Dan Weiss’ review.
The long-awaited Solo trailers are here and we’re discussing and dissecting all that we’ve seen to separate rumor from fact and discover more about this ever-elusive film.
For this first episode, Allison Shoemaker and Clint Worthington are joined by Podlander Drunkcast’s Julie Starbird and The AV Club’s Caroline Siede. Together, the fearsome foursome talk about last week’s Good Place finale, the majesty of Lily Tomlin in Netflix’s Grace and Frankie, the impossible accessibility of This Is Us, and more!