Busy week. We're joined by Brit Harsh to share our thoughts about Captain Marvel. We also want to talk about the new Michael Jackson documentary (that some of us watched) - and what that means for the King of Pop's legacy. After that we talked about the flat earth theory and the new documentary Behind the Curve. Finally, we wrapped up the week talking about how Taco Bell saves lives.
Plus An Interview With Director Neil Jordan
A big episode this week. This week we start the episode joined by the official wife of the podcast Sara Novic to recap the Oscars, then Ryan joins the show to talk about the new movie Fighting With My Family, the end of Kimmy Schmidt, and the Jussie Smollett case. And finally, at the end of the episode, we are joined by director Neil Jordan to talk about his new movie Greta.
Last week Apple had to temporarily disable the FaceTime group chat feature because of a minor security flaw that let you call people and listen to them, even if they didn't answer the call. This week we are joined by Brit Harsh to discuss ways in which we prevent our phones from being hacked and the ways we've seen movies deal they technology that listens in on us. We also discuss the new movie Lego Movie 2: The Second Part and the Netflix/Lifetime series You.
Ariana Grande got a tattoo of Japanese characters that were supposed to say "7 Rings", which is the title of her new single. But they actually say "Sirichin" which is a small Japanese barbecue grill. This week Ryan and Zach talk about the tattoo, how she tried to fix it, and other movie characters with regrettable tattoos. They also discuss the Melissa McCarthy movie Can You Ever Forgive Me? and the Netflix movie Polar.
It's our annual Superbowl episode. And we have... well it's certainly a football game. The Patriots are playing the Rams and it feels like the buzz around the game is small. Maybe that's because all the excitement got sucked out during the NFC Championship game. This week Ryan and Zach talk about all the games involved and share their thoughts on the Oscar nominations, the Netflix movie Roma and both Fyre Festival documentaries that are out now.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie are getting divorced. If she were to receive half his $136 billion fortune, she'd be the fifth richest person in the world. Will she? Ryan and Zach try to guess just how many times over she'll be able to buy all the tea in China after this is settled. They also share their thoughts on the new movie The Favourite and the Netflix interactive movie Bandersnatch.
The Pittsburgh Steelers expected to make the Superbowl this year, but they didn't even make the playoffs. One problem is their star players didn't show up. First, it was Le'Veon Bell - now it's Antonio Brown. What is going on in Pittsburgh? This week we try and figure it out. We also make our predictions for who makes the big game and share our thoughts on Vice and Bird Box.
Offset interrupted Cardi B's show in Los Angeles last week by coming out onstage and asking her to take him back. It didn't work. This week Ryan and Zach are joined by Brit Harsh to talk about why it didn't work and why Cardi doesn't want people coming down on Offset. They also discuss Aquaman and the new Netflix docu-series Innocent Man.
Michael Cohen Is Going To Jail
Michael Cohen, the former personal lawyer of Donald Trump was just sentenced to three years in federal prison. This week Ryan and Zach talk about what happens next and what that could mean for the White House. They also share their thoughts on Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, The Ballad of Buster Shrugs, and the best movie Santa.
The California Wildfires
The California wildfires have devastated many lives over the past month. This week on the podcast Ryan, Zach, and our special guest Brit Harsh talk about how California has been affected and the brave men and women who have been making a difference. We also share our thoughts on Creed 2, Green Room, and the final season of House of Cards.
Hosts: Zach Stone and Ryan Berger
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