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DDGD09: Valley Duckrising
If you’ve ever wondered what the duck is up with extreme rock climbers, this documentary will not help. With a strangely quackthartic mix of noble savage imagery and California Dreaming libertarianism, Valley Uprising will make you want to climb a single rock.
DDGD08: The Quack Brothers
Your intrepid hosts take a deep dive into the world of competitive Smash players and explore the winding road that took Nintendo’s goofy, group smackdown from suburban living rooms to the major leagues (of gaming). Featuring pizza grease, mental athleticism, and enough toxic masculinity that Nintendo tried to nerf the whole subculture, this nine (9!) part documentary is a fascinating peek into the musty basements whence come some of America’s most competitive übernerds. It also features...
Duck Duck Grey Duckling: Eye of Argon Ch. 2
After whatever happened in chapter 1, the “protagonist” of this “novel” presumably “does” a thing “in” “a” “place”. The menfolk of the nations of the coldliest water fouls drag there teery brown ovals on the crags of the Noregolian literary masterwork, The Aye of Argon. Join you’re illiterate boyds as they began a book club wear they jurney through the fantasia, scary world of Gorzom. Read along at http://www.foxacre.com/argon/FoxAcre_SOCRE_Eye_of_Argon.pdf
DDGD07: Humans Break, Archetypes Don't
We inexplicably go from Amy Winehouse to Lil Peep in this episode. I don’t know. This one is actually really serious. We discuss Asif Kapadia's "Amy".
DDGD06: Three Legendary Birds Outside Pallet Town
On this episode, we poké fun at Kris’s oddish obbsession with the king-ler of all 90s elekid’s movies: Pokémon: The First Movie. Join us as we ask, “Brother, my brother, tell me what are we fighting for?”
Duck Duck Grey Duckling: Eye of Argon Ch. 1
The menfolk of the nations of the coldliest water fouls drag there teery brown ovals on the crags of the Noregolian literary masterwork, The Aye of Argon. Join you’re illiterate boyds as they began a book club wear they jurney through the fantasia, scary world of Gorzom. Read along at http://www.foxacre.com/argon/FoxAcre_SOCRE_Eye_of_Argon.pdf .
DDGD05: Honkules and Xena The Quackle for Mount Olympus
This week, the boys take a gander at Hercules and Xena: The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus, a greasy, rotten cash grab clone put out in the wake of Disney’s actually succesful Hercules. We also talk about Bionicle again, I think. Featuring animation so bad that it incidentally resembles German Expressionism and acting so half hearted that you can almost hear the thrum of a cattle prod, Hercules and Xena is also for some reason a musical. Enjoy.
DDGD04: Tools of the Toa-litarian
The guys review the fantastic epic that some have deemed an animated Lord of the Rings, all the while contemplating less-than-subliminal advertising, taking [Bionicle language] classes, and what happens when two Lego creatures love each other very much in Bionicle: Mask of Light The Movie. This episode is the litmus test for being a true fan, our Patreon doesn't mean anything compared to making it through this.
DDGD03: Call Me by the Shape of Your Duck
In the last episode of our "Movies that were New Two Months Ago" block, we discuss/compare/contrast/breakdown The Shape of Water and Call Me By Your Name, two films exploring intimacy and the many different forms it can take. Connor can't enjoy movies because he lacks an imagination, Kris sticks up for amphibian people, and Kyle tries to keep them both on track.
DDG02: Three Ducks Outside Ebbing, Missouri
In the second installment of "Movies That Were New Two Months Ago", Connor dawns the monikor of Grey Duck this week and we migrate south to Ebbing, Missourri for a discussion on Martin McDonagh's Three Billboads Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Kris assumes the shape of a billboard and Kyle turns into a porcelain decoration.
DDGD01: The Last Jedi
Welcome to The Duck Duck Grey Duck Podcast, the movie podcast that brings together three wayward Midwesterners around films good, films bad, and films altogether beyond description. Each week, we pass the title of grey duck from person to person, and whatever they say goes (or quacks). Join us in our inauguaral episode as wade through the murky, murky waters of Star Wars Episdoe VII: The Last Jedi.