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24
Apr

Office Space | Episode 8

Writer Ben Tarnoff is going to have to go ahead and sort of disagree with you there…OFFICE SPACE is not the simple workplace parody you remember it to be. On this week’s show, The Great Debasers stumble to keep up with Mr. Tarnoff’s stunning reading of this film as an essay on the changing nature of American work.

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17
Apr

Eyes Wide Shut | Episode 7

Things get weeeeeeeird this week on The Great Debasers. From unexpected guests to creepy piano music to a Chili’s in Charlotte North Carolina, this episode plays like the orgy-fueled nightmare it attempts to debase. Tread lightly, dear listeners!

On an extremely bright note, this episode features fantastic musical and moral insight from the one and only @willcwhite!

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10
Apr

The Fugitive | Episode 6

My, my, my, my, my, what a mess this show would have been were it not for the appearance of writer, editor, jazzhead Eric Benson (@elbenson). In this show about THE FUGITIVE, The Great Debasers are humbled by technical difficulties and their typically convivial thrust and parry devolves into acrimonious debate about the distinction between art film and blockbusters; Benson saves the day with his inspired remarks about American masculinity.

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03
Apr

Last Tango In Paris | Episode 5

Go get the butter.

Then go get the popcorn. Then put the butter on the popcorn. Then eat the popcorn with the butter. Then listen to The Great Debasers talk about re-watching LAST TANGO IN PARIS. Featuring a surprise guest appearance by Anna Greenberg!

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