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Ep 26 Se7en

One of the themes of Se7en is patience, and we appreciate yours. Real life got in the way of what should have been a live episode.  
Happily, seven days later (and yes, this episode will be release at 7:07 on the SEVENteeth) we were able to release this episode.
It could have been so much longer and we wander a bit, but we hope you enjoy it.

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Hail Caeser! Leader of the free monkeys, er um uh, APES.  To our simian listeners, my apologies. To our human listeners, it was a joke. :)  

We ramble on about 2017's War for the Planet of the Apes, and, sadly, not Battle for the Planet of the Apes. The third movie in the most recent reboot trilogy of the original Planet of the Apes movies. (Still good, after all these years)

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English accent or not, Kevin Costner's stunt butt steals the show, or does it?  Entry 4,945 in the legend of Robin Hood and his, um, merry men, gives us slightly different take on Desert Storm/Desert Sheild (Which also happened in 1991.
We have a couple of laughs at Will Scarlett and his sadness and a few laughs at Alan Rickman's madness.  (Poet in Sherwood)
We marvel at medical technology and Boss Nass from The Phantom Menace. Yes, we go there and it's pertinent.

The episode covers a wide range of topics, wandering away from the movie, but bringing it back on point pretty quickly. (Not really, but it sounds good doesn't it?)

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We take a break from our usual Random Magic Move Button and have a chat about movies we didn't know were books first, a couple of books that we knew were made into movies, and a few we'd like to see made into movies.

We have a few laughs and dip our toes into other things we might actually have on our shelves, like books.  

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Did you ever feel the need to drive through Alabama on your way to UCLA?  I mean that's ok if you're starting from Georgia, but when you start from New York?  It doesn't usually end up well. Luckily, the Karate Kid has a lawyer in the family.  That's right, it's My Cousin Vinny!
We ask the hard questions, we (almost) beg for feedback, and we just generally have a good time talking about this movie.

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Finally!!! A new episode.  We go a little ways down the rabbit hole to see what we can see. We cover some listener feedback, we chase White Rabbits, we draw strange conclusions about what this movie means and where it fits in the pantheon of Disney animation.

We ask our listeners, "What is your favorite ride at Disney theme parks?" and we find out if Alice in Wonderland will be relegated to General Population, or some other place of honor amongst Dan's vast collection.

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Ep 20 Mimic

In 1997 somebody thought it would be a good idea to make a movie about twelve foot long bugs. What a great idea. In 2017 the magic random movie button decided we should talk about it.  So, we did.  

Dan likes horror movies and this certainly qualifies, but will it escape General Population? You'll have to tune in, or download and listen, to find out.

We make poop jokes. (Not the first time, probably won't be the last) If you're wondering the tone is 440 Hz and 18 dB. S-brrrrrrr-t, so no explicit tag, but whew it was close.

 

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Our sincerest apologies on the tardiness of this episode. 

Brian does most of the heavy editing on the weekend prior to release and this weekend was Christmas. So instead of editing, family time took precedence. We hope you understand.

There were also some minor technical issues with the sound on Dan's end and our audio guy (Brian) wasn't able to fix it. Dan is slightly choppy in this episode, but we hope it doesn't affect your enjoyment too much.  

In this, our first foreign language film, we chat about a 2012 Korean film called A Company Man. 

Subtitles and the international language of assassination are the rule of the day, and it's a movie that Dan might put <SPOILERS!!! THIS SECTION DELETED BY AUTO-SCRIPT!!!> 

We had a lot of fun chatting about this movie

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First things first. in the intro Brian inadvertanly refers to this as Episode 19. Because of the Bonus Episode this is technically the 19th episode, but since we didn't number the Bonus Episode, this is really episode 18. We'll figure all that out :) .
In this episode we discuss the heavy use of the N-word in this movie, however, we do not use the word. We discussed it beforehand and decided we couldn't justify the use in a family style podcast. We discuss some of our past actions and take a deep dive into racism and the satirical approach to confronting it. During the editing process we left a few things on the proverbial cutting room floor, just to try and keep the length manageble. 

Don't worry, we keep it pretty light (we hope). 

Join us for a quirky look at a quirky satirical movie.

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We interrupt your regularly scheduled podcast to provide you with this special Christmas episode. A break from our previous conversations, Brian presents you with the traditional event in his house; the annual viewing of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.

It's a watch-along, so you will recieve cues to start the movie. Also, be warned, there is an intermission at 42:12.

Oh, and some swearing. There's some of that too.

 

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