#359 – Top 10 Amazing Stories Episodes (w/ Nathan)

James and Zach are joined by superfan Nathan to run down his favorite episodes of the Steven Spielberg-produced mid-80s anthology TV series Amazing Stories. Episodes discussed in this podcast include… The Main Attraction (S01E02) Mummy, Daddy (S01E04) Fine Tuning (S01E07) Remote Control Man (S01E10) Mirror, Mirror (S01E19) Miscalculation (S02E02) Welcome to My Nightmare (S02E04) Go to the Head of the Class (S02E08) The Pumpkin Competition (S02E10) The 21 Inch Sun (S02E15) The Family Dog (S02E16)

#357 – Robin Hood (2018), Listener Email

James and Zach close out Robin Hood week with a discussion of Hollywood’s recent attempt at rebooting the classic Robin Hood tale, contrast the new film with Mel Brook’s 1993 comedy Robin Hood: Men in Tights and 1938’s The Adventures of Robin Hood starring Erol Flynn, and then answer some listener email including a far too lengthy discussion on fast food.

#353 – Three Identical Strangers, A New Movie Game!

First we talk spoiler-free about the documentary “Three Identical Strangers,” then we play a new movie game Zach came up with, tentatively called “The Progressively Harder Movie Trivia Challenge.” And we started recording at 1am and so by the time we’re playing the game, Zach is a little loopy and it’s amazing.

#351 – First Man, Listener Email

James and Zach discuss the moon landing as presented by director Damien Chazelle’s historical pic First Man about, ostensibly, the moon landing – then the guys discuss some recently received listener email.

#343 – Crazy Rich Asians, Better Luck Tomorrow, Listener Email

James and Zach visit (and re-visit) Singapore via the romantic-comedy Crazy Rich Asians, contrast the hyped film with MTV Films’ little-known 2002 gem Better Luck Tomorrow – both of which famously feature an all Asian cast and are set in modern times – and finally answer some recent listener email including a twist on a classic movie trivia game.

#342 – Wild Wild Country, Evil Genius, Bleeding Edge, Garry Shandling

Zach and James discuss four recent documentaries, including the story of a hippy cult that invaded Oregon in the early 80s, a crazy bank robbery that included a pizza guy with a bomb strapped around his neck, an examination into medical devices, and an extremely personal deep-dive into the life of a stand-up comedy legend. Then, we ranked them, because of course we did.

#330 – Solo: A Star Wars Story (w/ Phil & Ben)

James is joined by Phil Morgan of RLMG Tattoo at his shop in Winter Park, Fl as well as Ben Polhemus who’s had over 40% of his body tattoo’ed exclusively by Phil and almost exclusively with Star Wars iconography! Phil and Ben discuss their friendship and award-winning tattoo collaborations, their personal history with the original Star Wars films, thoughts on the most recent efforts in the main series and anthology films and much much more – plus the guys talk in detail about Solo: A Star Wars Story and quick rank all 10 Star Wars films!

#326 – Chappaquiddick, Listener Email, Game: Outta Time

James and Zach discuss the new drama Chappaquiddick, based on Senator Ted Kennedy’s infamous car accident that took the life of Mary Jo Kopechne, a young campaign strategist. The guys then dive into some long-overdue emails from listeners, and end on a return of an old show favorite movie trivia game – Outta Time.