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ep. 11: Crazy Rich Asians

9/10/2018
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In this episode Devan and J.S. review Kevin Kwan's novel Crazy Rich Asians and the ground-breaking film adaptation. We discuss what this means for representation and the romantic comedy genre. SHOW NOTES 00:00 Intro 00:48 Discussion of Crazy Rich Asians (2013 novel) 34:43 Discussion of Crazy Rich Asians (2018 film) 58:47 Outro MUSIC Theme Song: “Blue Water” by Tokyo Brass Style – Brass Style G – EP (2007) “Yellow" by Katherine Ho - Crazy Rich Asians OST (2018)

Duration:01:00:02

ep. 10: Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot

8/3/2018
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In this episode Devan and J.S. discuss provocative cartoonist John Callahan's memoir Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot and the new film adaptation starring Joaquin Phoenix and Jonah Hill. SHOW NOTES 00:00 Intro 00:47 Discussion of Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (1989 novel) 27:03 Discussion of Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018 film) 47:47 Outro MUSIC Theme Song: “Blue Water” by Tokyo Brass Style – Brass Style G – EP (2007) “Touch Me Someplace I Can Feel" by...

Duration:00:48:44

ep. 9: The Handmaid's Tale

6/28/2018
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Nolite te bastardes carborundorum! In this episode Devan and J.S. discuss Margaret Atwood's seminal novel The Handmaid's Tale and its recent adaptation into a Hulu original series. SHOW NOTES 00:00 Intro 00:49 Discussion of The Handmaid's Tale (1985 novel) 36:06 Discussion of The Handmaid's Tale (2017 TV series) 58:11 Outro MUSIC Theme Song: “Blue Water” by Tokyo Brass Style – Brass Style G – EP (2007) “You Don't Own Me" by Lesley Gore - Run Bobby, Run (1963)

Duration:00:59:19

ep. 8b: Fahrenheit 2018 and Our New Literary Canon

5/31/2018
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In this episode Devan and J.S. review the new HBO movie Fahrenheit 451 and the joys of Omnis. Then we reveal which books we'd induct into the new literary canon! SHOW NOTES 00:00 Intro 00:53 Discussion of Fahrenheit 451 (2018) 34:14 The New Literary Canon 53:30 Outro MUSIC Theme Song: “Blue Water” by Tokyo Brass Style – Brass Style G – EP (2007) “I'm Like a Bird" by Nelly Furtado - Whoa, Nelly! (2001)

Duration:00:54:38

ep. 8a: Fire and Dust Jackets

5/17/2018
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In this episode Devan and J.S. revisit Ray Bradbury's classic novel Fahrenheit 451, a book we were all required to read in school, but how does it hold up and what does it have to say about 2018 society? SHOW NOTES 00:00 Intro 00:48 Discussion of Fahrenheit (1953) 38:27 Outro MUSIC Theme Song: “Blue Water” by Tokyo Brass Style – Brass Style G – EP (2007) “We Didn't Start the Fire" by Billy Joel - Storm Front (1989)

Duration:00:40:04

ep. 7b: Ready Player Spielberg

4/9/2018
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In this episode Devan and J.S. don VR goggles and haptic suits for a fight over whether or not Ready Player One is a worthwhile film movie. SHOW NOTES 00:00 Intro 00:45 Discussion of Ready Player One (2018) 37:52 Outro MUSIC Theme Song: “Blue Water” by Tokyo Brass Style – Brass Style G – EP (2007) “Pure Imagination” by Bryan Nguyen – Ready Player One Soundtrack (2018) “Main Title” by Wendy Carlos & Rachel Elkind – The Shining OST (1980) “Jump” by Van Halen – Ready Player One...

Duration:00:38:49

ep. 7a: Ready Fanboy Run

4/3/2018
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In this episode Devan and J.S. enter the OASIS for a discussion of Ernest Cline’s novel Ready Player One. Then they take a ride in the corporate elevator to pitch movies they want adapted into video games! SHOW NOTES 00:00 Intro 00:56 Discussion of Ready Player One (2011) 35:52 Movies We Want Made Into Video Games 47:45 Outro MUSIC Theme Song: “Blue Water” by Tokyo Brass Style – Brass Style G – EP (2007) “Discovery” by Rush – 2112 (1976)

Duration:00:49:01

ep. 6b: A Wrinkle on the Screen

3/20/2018
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In this episode Devan, J.S. and returning guest Tyler Lorenz discuss Ava DuVernay’s ambitious adaptation of A Wrinkle of Time. SHOW NOTES 00:00 Intro 00:53 Discussion of A Wrinkle in Time (2018) 41:05 Outro MUSIC Theme Song: “Blue Water” by Tokyo Brass Style – Brass Style G – EP (2007) “Warrior” by Chloe x Halle – A Wrinkle in Time OST (2018)

Duration:00:42:11

ep. 6a: ­ A Wrinkle on the Page

3/7/2018
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In this episode Devan and J.S. are joined by special guest Tyler Lorenz as they discuss Madeleine L’Engle’s 1962 novel A Wrinkle in Time. SHOW NOTES 00:00 Intro 00:52 Discussion of A Wrinkle in Time (1962) 47:55 Outro MUSIC Theme Song: “Blue Water” by Tokyo Brass Style – Brass Style G – EP (2007) “I Love to Singa” by Johnnie Davis – I Love to Singa (1936) - DJ Wally West Remix

Duration:00:48:41

ep. 5b: Wakanda Forever

2/27/2018
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Devan and J.S. continue their trip to Wakanda with a discussion of Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther. Then they don capes and tights to countdown their 5 favorite superhero films! SHOW NOTES 00:00 Intro 00:47 Black Panther Review 38:57 Top 5 Superhero Films 56:15 Outro MUSIC Theme Song: “Blue Water” by Tokyo Brass Style – Brass Style G – EP (2007) “Wakanda Origins” by Ludwig Göransson – Black Panther OST (2018) “The Jabari” by Ludwig Göransson – Black Panther OST (2018) “Royal...

Duration:00:57:15

ep. 5a: Black Panther and the World of Comics

2/13/2018
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In this episode Devan and J.S. take the show to Wakanda as they review the first volume of Black Panther by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Then they expand the field to discuss comics in general with plenty of recommendations along the way! SHOW NOTES 00:00 Intro 00:52 Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Vol. 1 Review 25:07 Comics & Graphic Novels Discussion 41:20 Outro MUSIC Theme Song: “Blue Water” by Tokyo Brass Style – Brass Style G – EP (2007) “Legend Has It” by Run the Jewels – Run...

Duration:00:42:23

ep. 4: The Best Films of 2017 and More!

1/22/2018
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Because it is required by law to make lists every new year, Devan and J.S. deliver the goods in this 2017 year-in-review episode. They both count down their favorite pieces of pop culture and the best films they saw last year. And stick around as they discuss the adaptations they’re most excited for in 2018! SHOW NOTES 00:00 Intro 01:17 Top 5 Pop Culture Items of 2017 18: 54 Top 5 Films of 2017 34:57 Top 5 Anticipated Adaptations of 2018 45:40 Outro MUSIC Theme Song: “Blue...

Duration:00:47:03

ep. 3: Disaster Artists

12/31/2017
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In this episode Devan and J.S. delve into both the book and film versions of The Disaster Artist, the story behind the “worst movie of all-time.” SHOW NOTES 00:00 Intro 1:02 Discussion of TheDisaster Artist (the 2013 book) 19:29 Discussion of The Disaster Artist (the 2017 film) 47:49 Outro MUSIC Theme Song: “Blue Water” by Tokyo Brass Style – Brass Style G – EP (2007) “The Room (Main Theme)" by Mladen Milicevic – The Room (2003)

Duration:00:49:03

ep. 2b: Call Me By Your Podcast

12/11/2017
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In this episode Devan and J.S. review and discuss award season darling Call Me By Your Name. Then they countdown their favorite movie couples of all-time. SHOW NOTES 00:00 Intro 0:54 Discussion of Call Me By Your Name (2017) 35:47 Top 5 Movie Couples 47:49 Outro MUSIC Theme Song: “Blue Water” by Tokyo Brass Style – Brass Style G – EP (2007) “Love My Way” by The Psychedelic Furs - Call Me By Your Name (2017) “Mystery of Love” by Sufjan Stevens – Call Me By Your Name...

Duration:00:48:45

ep. 2a: Intimate and Trivial Pursuits

11/30/2017
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In this episode Devan and special guest Kelly Harlan review Andre Aciman's 2007 novel Call Me By Your Name. Then stick around for the first ever Watch Your Words Quiz Show hosted by J.S.! SHOW NOTES 00:00 Intro 01:20 Discussion of Call Me By Your Name (2017) 34:48 Watch Your Words Quiz Show 53:05 Outro MUSIC Theme Song: “Blue Water” by Tokyo Brass Style – Brass Style G – EP (2007) “The $25,000 Pyramid Theme Song” by Ken Aldin (1973)

Duration:00:55:03

ep. 1b: Blade Running

10/23/2017
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In this episode Devan and J.S. review Ridley Scott's 1982 cult classic Blade Runner and the new sequel by Denis Villeneuve, Blade Runner 2049. Does J.S. even like Blade Runner? Did either movie take anything from the source material? All questions will be answered! SHOW NOTES 00:00 Intro 00:43 Discussion of Blade Runner (1982) 24:34 Discussion of Blade Runner 2049 (2017) 52:31 Outro MUSIC Theme Song: “Blue Water” by Tokyo Brass Style – Brass Style G – EP (2007) “Main Titles” by...

Duration:00:53:45

ep. 1a: Do Androids Dream of Starting a Podcast?

10/23/2017
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In our inaugural episode Devan and J.S. review Philip K. Dick's novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, which inspired Ridley Scott's Blade Runner and its newly released sequel Blade Runner 2049. Then stick around as we countdown our top 5 androids (and arguably robots) in popular culture! SHOW NOTES 00:00 Intro 00:53 Discussion of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968) 24:49 Top 5 Androids in Popular Culture 38:28 Outro MUSIC Theme Song: “Blue Water” by Tokyo Brass Style –...

Duration:00:39:49