Writing, filmmaking, art, and music are just some of many fields in which people contend with the threat of their second piece of work not living up to their first. In this episode Jen talks with Danny Mastrangelo and James Mulholland in search of what a sophomore slump really is, and why it’s so easily applicable to so many different endeavors in art, entertainment, and pop culture.Read More »
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Darien Clark (MurderCliff) and Andrew Wollman (Tournament of Nerds) join Jen to talk about the prolific American author John Irving, and the various ways in which his books have been adapted as movies. If you’ve read even one book by Irving, you won’t be surprised that wrestling, horrific accidents, and bears come up. Jen and Andrew also reveal unusual choices for make-out movies, plus Darien and Jen kiss a little. Or at least Andrew wants you to think they do.
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You can follow Darien on Twitter and see her group MurderCliff at Cagematch on January 23 at 11pm at Upright Citizens Brigade. You can check out Andrew’s tumblr and see him in the Tournament of Nerds on January 19 at midnight at Upright Citizens Brigade and every other Saturday in Doctor Who Live! at 11:30pm at iO West.
Theme song: Alps by Motorama is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives (aka Music Sharing) License.Read More »