24 - Captain Marvel / Lords of Chaos

March 19, 2019

In this episode we talk boom bang superheroes, goth murderer cannibals, tattling on talkers in movie theaters, past racism, writer hierarchies, and book piracy.

23 - Suspiria / Widows

February 17, 2019

On this episode, Dave and I talk about a glorious satanic mess of a movie, a nice subversion of the heist film, and a hot take that posits Jar Jar Binks as a demon who destroyed movies.

22 - Best and Worst of 2018

January 26, 2019

Spoiler alert: our "worst of" list have mostly been nominated for Oscars.

21 - The House That Jack Built

December 31, 2018

For our final episode of 2018, Dave and I talk about Lars von Trier's (try-hard?) new serial killer movie to kill all serial killer movies. Dave gives me (JDO) a checklist of all the serial killers this movie is referencing, and we talk von Trier's behavior and how it relates to his art.

Thanks for listening! It's been a great year.

20 - Bird Box

December 27, 2018

Dave and I talk JG Ballard, getting into fights while taking your kid to see Santa, Bird Box, and the perils of disliking movies that your friends all seem to like.

19 - First Reformed

December 16, 2018

On this episode, Dave and I talk social media scolding, Dog Eat Dog, and Schrader's newest, First Reformed.

18 - Cam / Searching

December 2, 2018

Dave and I talk: pulling someone out of the driver's seat of a car, internet tattletales, Universal Soldier 4, Cam, the fakeness of online in films, Harlan Ellison's Shatterday, Searching, and the curious case of the n-word entity. N-tity? 

17 - The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

November 21, 2018

Dave and I talk about the newest straight-to-Netflix Coen Brothers movie, anthologies, the Meg, and the Bill Maher / Stan Lee controversy

Meg by Steve Alten

What Maher said about Lee

"The Blinding Whiteness of the Coen Brothers' Wild West"

The Last Projector

16 - You Were Never Really Here

November 11, 2018

Abortion, Nazis, and dad rock revenge films. Why do we never see the rich get murdered?

Mentioned in this episode:

"Killing Babies" by T.C. Boyle

Charlene - "I've Never Been to Me"


Leon: The Professional

Road House

We Need to Talk About Kevin

You Were Never Really Here

American History X

American Pimp


I Saw the Devil

John Wick

15 - Mandy

October 1, 2018

In this one, Dave and I rant about how you can't criticize books, then he talks about not liking BlackKklansman, then we talk MANDY.