Episode 63 – We Go Off The Rails

Download Episode!Duane and David are back! And the delay is all the little brother’s fault. He took way to long editing an episode that was recorded over a week ago. If you want to replace him go to our facebook page and let Duane know that he needs to shit can him. David wrote this,…

NOT MY CAPTAIN AMERICA: HYDRA CAP AND FORGETTING SAM WILSON

“The more I saw the people I believed I was standing up for being walked on – the more I heard a noise machine spouting intolerance and fear, drowning common sense out – the more I wondered – Shouldn’t Captain America be MORE than just a symbol?” – Sam Wilson; Captain America: Sam Wilson #1…

Episode 62 – I Am One With The Force, The Force Is With Me

Download Episode!David, and Duane, dive head first into the first non-saga entry in the Star Wars universe with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. They discuss story elements they like, where they think a more interesting story might lie, and shoe-horning in characters so that you can clap when they appear on screen. They also…

Episode 61 – There is No Spoon…’Cause It’s a Spork

Download Episode!A little late, but here is the second half of Duane and David’s The Matrix Trilogy talk as they dive into the sequels 2003’s The Matrix Reloaded, and 2003’s (see what I did there) The Matrix Revolutions. Hope you guys enjoy! And don’t forget to give us a rating on iTunes if you enjoy…

Episode 60 – Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out of The Matrix

Download Episode!On the first part of our dive into The Matrix Franchise, Duane and David talk about what made the original 1999 film an important milestone in Sci-Fi cinema, they also touch on what they like about the multi-story film The Animatrix, and how it helps flesh out the world The Wachowski’s set up. They…

Consent and Freedom – Ghost in the Shell (2017)

When writing this about an hour after seeing Ghost in the Shell for the first time, I debated where to go with this article. For much of the critical world and movie fandom, GitS is notable for the casting of Scarlett Johansson as the Major, who is decidedly less Japanese than the character’s original name —…

Episode 59 – The Black Shakes

Download Episode!Duane and David start down the cyberpunk rabbit hole with a look at William Gibson’s original 1981 short story Johnny Mnemonic, and the 1995 adaptation by the author himself. What stand’s out from what Gibson originally wrote to the his own process of taking his work and applying it to the big screen? We…

Special Report – The Man Comes Around: Logan (2017)

After going through all the X-Men films, Duane and David sat in a movie, eating (okay) hot-dogs, wishing they were at the Alamo Drafthouse, watching Logan, the last film to (as we know) feature Hugh Jackman as Logan aka Wolverine. They loved it, listen as to why. Music: Johnny Cash (obviously)

Episode 58 – Wolverine V Deadpool: Sort of Dawn of Whatever

Download Episode!On the 58th episode of Watch.Read.Listen. join Duane and David as they finish up the uncanny rabbit hole that is the X-Men universe with their takes on 2009’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine (worst title ever), 2013’s The Wolverine, and round it out with last year’s smash comedy hit Dead-Pool. Can this show make it past…

We’ll Carry On: Grief and The Black Parade

And if your heart stops beating/I’ll be here wondering- did you get what you deserve?/The ending of your life It’s funny to me, that as I start this piece, that when I mentioned I was listening to My Chemical Romance on my Facebook, that someone would make a comment about self-harm in regards to the…