The Goods: Everybody Wants Some!! (2016) – Mi amigos de fuckwithery

Brian and Dan take a close look at Richard Linklater’s start-of-college party flick, Everybody Wants Some!! Join them as they ponder Linklater’s hang-out vibe, soak in the 80’s details, and admire Blake Jenner’s nipples. Music credits: RetroFuture Clean by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4277-retrofuture-cleanLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

The Goods: Suspiria (1977) – The reddest movie

Welcome to Brian and Dan’s new film podcast, The Goods! For our first episode, we break down and review the horror classic, Suspiria from 1977, directed by Dario Argento. Check back next week for Episode 2. Podcast feeds for your favorite audio players coming soon. Music credits: RetroFuture Clean by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4277-retrofuture-clean License:…

Dan’s Top 100 Everything: #4 Bruce Springsteen

It’s basically impossible to succinctly describe Bruce Springsteen artistic output. He is large, he contains multitudes. The Boss has released 18 studio albums over the past 45 years and developed a reputation for unsurpassed, marathon live performances. His commitment to heartland rock is easy to parody; it’s also key to his expansive creative achievement. Springsteen…

Dan’s Top 100 Everything: #5 Mass Effect

When I think of Mass Effect, I think of synthesis… And not just because of that word’s prominent role in the series conclusion. There are so many layers to a video game, especially a story-based RPG, that it’s reductive to say “this game works because of X.” And I’ve certainly been guilty of this. When…

Adam Schlesinger: In Memoriam

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Adam Schlesinger, the absurdly talented and prolific songwriter, died yesterday from coronavirus complications. Go to hell, COVID-19. Schlesinger, best known for co-founding Fountains of Wayne and co-writing over 150 songs for the musical-comedy TV show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, was 52. He had been churning out songs and musical projects for more than 25 years for…

Song of the Day: “Fall Wind” by Hayashi Aozora

In September, I went to a music festival in the heart of Tokyo called TOKYO CALLING. Over 300(!!!) groups performed over the three-day festival, many with no more than a dozen people in the audience. Here are some songs from my favorite performances I saw there.  Of all the artists I’ve talked about that I…

Song of the Day: “I Am a Tiger” by MOSHIMO

In September, I went to a music festival in the heart of Tokyo called TOKYO CALLING. Over 300(!!!) groups performed over the three-day festival, many with no more than a dozen people in the audience. Here are some songs from my favorite performances I saw there.  MOSHIMO was one of the bands I went to…

Song of the Day: “Chicago” by Bentham

In September, I went to a music festival in the heart of Tokyo called TOKYO CALLING. Over 300(!!!) groups performed over the three-day festival, many with no more than a dozen people in the audience. Here are some songs from my favorite performances I saw there.  If you like hectic, syncopated, upbeat rock, you’ll like…

Song of the Day: “Rainy Dance Floor” by Unchain

In September, I went to a music festival in the heart of Tokyo called TOKYO CALLING. Over 300(!!!) groups performed over the three-day festival, many with no more than a dozen people in the audience. Here are some songs from my favorite performances I saw there.  Of all the groups I saw at TOKYO CALLLING,…