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Programming Note: Another Podcast Crossover and More to Come

By • Aug 21st, 2012 • Category: reading, side notes

Another guest spot on The Brad Bogner Show, and a promise to return after the long summer off.



The A.V. Club Problem: On Lists, Fandom and Mortality

By • Feb 3rd, 2012 • Category: side notes

The excess of cultural options and opinions have made it so that the pressure to stay current could simultaneously keep us from ever living in the present. So what do we do instead?



Under Culture Podcast Crossover!

By • Oct 11th, 2011 • Category: side notes

Brian has the pleasure of being a guest on The Brad Bogner Show to talk movies (Red State, Drive), books (Bossypants, Zombie Spaceship Wasteland, Shakespeare), and other assorted topics.



This American Auxiliary Cable

By • Aug 10th, 2011 • Category: side notes

Having moved to a city with excellent public transportation, at some point I may sell my car altogether. But there’s one thing I truly miss about driving.



Our Favorite Shit: The 2010 Undie Awards

By • Feb 25th, 2011 • Category: side notes

An epic virtual discussion of our absolute favorites of 2010 — in every category we could think of — and why each one made the list.



Too Smart for Stupid: Underestimating the Audience for Inception

By • Jul 15th, 2010 • Category: side notes

An undercurrent of condescension mars the early praise for the summer’s most anticipated blockbuster.



Our Favorite Shit: 2009

By • Jan 26th, 2010 • Category: side notes

Our panel of two sat down for an epic virtual discussion of our absolute favorites of 2009 — in every category we could think of — and set about explaining why each one made the list.



To Be, or Not To Be Continued: Paranormal Activity: The Search for Katie

By • Dec 15th, 2009 • Category: side notes

The iTunes comic follow-up feels like either a cash grab, or a misread on the part of the makers.



What’s the Point of Motion Comics?; ‘Up in the Air’ Coming Sooner

By • Sep 10th, 2009 • Category: side notes

Evolutions, for better or worse. Motion comics stray from their artistic roots, while a new trailer suggests Jason Reitman is growing as a filmmaker.



Summertime Notes: ‘Big Fan’, ‘The State’, ‘Thirst’, and More

By • Jul 16th, 2009 • Category: side notes

Between breaks for holidays and vacations, a brief return with notes on Patton Oswalt in ‘Big Fan’, ‘The State’ on DVD, Chan-wook Park’s ‘Thirst’, New Flaming Lips, and ‘Modern Warfare 2’ (with goggles?).