Tag: Podcast

26
Feb

The Talented Mr. Ripley | Episode 33

Enter the sausage factory of the publishing industry as Will grills Jeremy about the manic flight of imagination that has just landed him in the lobby of Hotel Majestic on Rome’s Via Veneto. The dangerous game of rewatching alights upon The Talented Mr Ripley, a sun-dappled film which isn’t camp, but it could have been.

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05
Feb

Cool Runnings | Episode 32

Our Father, who art in Calgary, Bobsled be thy name! In honor of #Sochi2014, please join Will, Jeremy and The Great Debasers‘ official esquire Christopher John Vena in revisiting this heartwarming film about the first Jamaican bobsled team. Though it’s over twenty years old, this depiction of national pride and echt sportsmanship remains powerful enough to thaw even the most frozen royal Rastafarian nay-nays.

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22
Jan

8 1/2 | Episode 31

This life is so full of confusion already…there’s no need to add chaos to chaos, people! Take a stand against chaos and join Will and Jeremy as they plumb the depths of the art film that some consider to be the pinnacle of human achievement. With pit stops at BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR and LA GRANDE BELLEZZA, this guest-less, kid-glove-less episode is sure to warm the hearts of art house haters young and old.

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15
Jan

Almost Famous | Episode 30

“There’s nothing wrong with feelings!” argues the eloquent Ms Juliet Litman in her peerless guest appearance on our 30th show. Join us in the dangerous game of rewatching as we ‘skip the vibe’ and prove once and for all that Georges Bataille was wrong when he claimed that “the world is purely parodic.”

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13
Nov

The Silence Of The Lambs | Episode 27

Have the lambs ever stopped screaming, dear listeners? Memories, fellow debasers, is what we have instead of a view. Join us for a re-watching and re-reading of the classically traumatizing, intoxicatingly lepidopterous, terrifically fucked up film that taught a generation of filmgoers about ‘the tuck.’ Will joins us fresh off a stint in Florida where his feature film COLD TURKEY just screened at the Naples Film Festival and special guest Jake Cosden (writer, musician and cultural critic) offers a trenchant analysis of what it means to covet what we see every day.

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