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30
Oct

Beverly Hills Cop | Episode 26

Get the fuck outta here! You didn’t think The Great Debasers would fall for the banana in the tailpipe, did you? With the help of medical student, humorist, and North Cali booster Chris “Cos” Cosden we won’t even fall for the simplistic homo-erotic reading of this 1984 classic film. No way. We don’t shy away from controversy here. We’re gonna get wired and have a big party.

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17
Oct

Jaws | Episode 25

The topic is JAWS, the parry and thrust is about hipsters, blockbusters, class conflict and of course the Dreyfuss affair. From Tupac to Tarantino, split diopters to Slavoj Zizek, Gravity to special guest Greg Longstreet–the 25th episode of The Great Debasers is your alpha and your omega, your beginning and end. Wade into the troubled waters of rewatching…you’re gonna need a bigger boat.

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01
Oct

Manhattan | Episode 24

Government shutdown got you down? Looking for a reason to believe in humanity again? Channel your inner Tracy and join Will and Jeremy for a jocular and uplifting rewatching of Woody Allen’s 1979 chef-d’oeuvre. Get into a New York state of mind and try to determine whether the iconic character of Isaac, the pre-eminent egoist of 20th Century cinema, undergoes legitimate transformation (per Will) or remains an inveterate narcissist.

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