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Repodcasting 19  The Descendants

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Repodcasting 19 The Descendants

"Re-pot casting is a proud member of the L Berta podcast network. Powered by ATP before we begin and just want to let everyone know that the Berta podcast now. Works annual listener survey is out right now. It's open until June seventeenth. So get online and let your feelings being known. You can take the survey at Albert podcast network dot com slash survey. Thanks. And let's get to the show. Have you ever watched the movie and wondered why they cast that will man or that guy? Well, here's our chance to give it a try re podcasting low end welcome to another episode of repot casting. I'm lucia. Hi, janet. So are you. Hi listeners. Welcome back this, you tell our listeners where you are right now in my closet. Also known as you're recording. How high tech things are here at three. Podcasting. Will we recently, I'm not gonna say which one but we did recently record episode on just like in my office and I personally noticed a difference in the sound quality. So I said to myself, let's just stick with the closet. I just wanna say this year that I wish I was in the closet right now me to you actually have a lovely clauses. Why must nurse? Her closet is like picker than, like, I think could some of the bedrooms, in my house. I don't think that's true. But thanks. Okay. So today, we have an exciting episode for you where recasting the two thousand eleven movie the descendants starring George Clooney Janet, I picked this movie, but I kind of did it for you. Explain will I could be wrong, but I feel like I remember you saying that you're not a big fan of George Clooney, and I do really like this movie. I saw it probably like not long after it came out while I did really like it. What I really liked was the writing. And I, honestly feel like George Clooney could be lifted out, in somebody else could be put in there, and it could be just as good or better. Interesting that you said that because you are right. I am not a huge George Clooney fan at all. I feel like I'm always so down on a lot of these actors, I actually do like so many actors, I just don't happen to like the obvious ones, I think maybe the more mainstream once but yet you're Clinton is not one of my favorite interestingly. I had never seen this movie. And I watched it today. For the first time and I will say this, I agree with you two hundred percent. I think that it's a beautiful script and it actually won an Oscar. Yeah. Fester, Dr screenplay, but I felt the same thing watching it. I thought I would have enjoyed this movie even more if there had been a different actor in the lead role, and I can't wait to hear. And I can't wait to get to that. I wanted to read a lovely. I tunes review that was left free podcasting. Thank you. The user name is seen and heard yet, and the review was, this is a fun twist on the bad movie podcast, Lucia Janet hone in on the casting, and come up with brilliant ideas for different actors in the roles as cousins, they've known each other forever in, they have a fun chemistry. I love the theme song too. Yeah, that is the end of it. I love the fate as person called is brilliant. I know I'm blessing. Ever been called. Yeah, I'm pretty sure I haven't either. Definitely I don't know. These people are, that are actually taking the time to write these reviews, but I wanna have them all over to my house for a dinner party me to are awesome. Thank you so much. Thank you. And if you listen to the show, please feel free to also drop items review. Nice things only, please. I wanna be called brilliant, more often. I am waiting for somebody to just like unleash. Unleashed like the heat on us. I feel like we've been really good at dodging it so far. But I don't know you know, in such a such a critical world. Maybe that's when, you know, you've made it is when you start getting the hate, I we haven't made it yet. So Janet, I believe you have the box office figures for the descendants. Budget for this movie was twenty million and which I thought was a lot. But then I'm like, oh, they felt that in Hawaii. Yeah. Yeah. So, yeah, makes sense and the box office was a hundred and seventy seven million hit. I thought it did really well, mentoring, like it was initially when it was first released in, I believe it was it came out in November of two thousand eleven it was limited release, and then I was reading that they released it like it was a wider release in December here. But still that's quite a bit of money. I think this was one of those like, word of mouth tight movies where people were seeing it liking it until and others to see it. And I mean it had George Clooney box office draw. Of course there was on interest and Alexander. Payne is quite well respected as well. He had made sideways and two thousand four and not did really, really well like it was it was a critical darling and it did quite well at the box office. And so, I think people were kind of anticipating his ex meeting who was this, the next one after Sybase. Yes, it was. Yeah. He waited seven years. Hooley co the synopsis of the movie is a land barren tries to reconnect with his two daughters after his wife is seriously injured in a boating accident. I mean, the subject matter is serious, but I actually found a lot of parts of the movie were it was quite funny. Yes, is definitely more comedic. But also some drama two of the writers not facts in Jim. Rash are known for comedy. Yeah. Did you watch community? I can't recall. No not. I can't really say I I've watched it. I've seen episodes here and there, because Jim Russia's the dean in community, so okay? Yes. So when watching the Oscars that year and then this one the screenplay award and you know, everybody walks up to accept the award. I said to my husband, I was like, is that the deem from community? I had no idea. He was writer was really care. Maybe right. I did I liked it a lot. Yeah. I actually enjoyed it enjoyed it more than I thought I was going to. Expecting to like it. I was surprised. I thought it times like the pace in it was a little too slow for me. But I guess since it's in Hawaii were supposed to think like it's island time. But yeah, I thought it was really good. Like it had some really comedic moments. Like when them my favorite was when the grandfather punches. Said the I. Sid was terrific. Okay. Well, shall we get onto the actual recasting? Okay. How do you chose many? Okay. Well, initially when I chose it, I was only thinking of recasting, George Clooney. But while watching I actually texted you while I was watching, and I was thinking, you know, I really want to recast the Matthew Lillard character. Like I didn't know that he was in the movie, and I just want to tell our listeners my reaction. When I read your text message, I actually started laughing out loud, because I thought it was hilarious that Matthew Lillard with even in this movie to begin with, like I was shocked. And I like I was I agreed with you instantly that I didn't know anything about the movie. But I was like, yes, let's recap. Not belong in this movie. And in watching it, I was I can't believe I wanna know how he got this job. I wanna know how he mandated this job in this movie because Matthew Lillard, like I, I don't know. I'm not like a Matthew Lillard superfan. But I haven't seen him in anything in years. So to see him in like a prestige picture. I was like, wow. How did he land this gig? I don't know. Yeah. I agree with you. I had actually forgotten. He was in it. And so when he showed up, what I was watching it this time as like. Yeah. No. I don't like this. He doesn't fit the role as far as I'm concerned, a great a great for sure yet. So Matt King George Clooney character. I mean, I don't think George Clooney was bad in this at all. But I also don't think he did anything spectacular. I don't find George Clooney. Funny, and I think you need somebody with slightly better comedic timing. Oh my God. What am I saying? You're now you're gonna laugh when I tell you, who I picked, because they're known for comedic acting either. I'm gonna have to cut that out. It's not Jack black is what delirious. No, it's not. Cumberbatch. Is it? No. But I do think he can be quite funny when he wants to be. No, I picked Mark Ruffalo. Okay. Yeah. Who I think does drama de really will not necessarily comedy. In the thrall. Yeah. So I mean he's pretty well known. But just in case for anybody who doesn't know him he's in spotlight. The kids are alright, and he is the hulk right in the current Marvin students. Everybody knows venture and. Yeah, exactly, it took me a little while to recast this. I was near the end of the movie and still kind of like racking my brain thinking, who could take this on it is demanding. And, but it has to be like, I don't know just the right fit. And yet, once I thought Mark Ruffalo that was it. Thank you. I, I really like Mark Ruffalo. I think he's always great. Okay. And so, for Brian Speer, the Matthew Lillard character. You know what's funny 'cause with his name, Brian Speer? I know why. But for some reason, I kept thinking of Brian fellows. Seymour, again, used to do on SNL. Yes, I'm Brian fellows. The feds like Brian Speer, and then I started thinking of him as Brian fellows, who let's perfect because I cast Tracy mortgage in this role. Okay, I'm kidding. I did not cast racy working, and it took me a while. I was gonna say Tracy Jordan. I got so used to that from thirty rock. Yeah. So. Dame right now. I don't know which one is correct apology to Tracy, Jordan or Morgan. Thirty rock as well. Okay. No, I think the thirty right after. Two. And. Okay. Well, I decided actually, I when I was watching, and like trying to think of who to recast, George Clooney, as I was looking for Hawaiian actors hawaiin-born after's, because because I thought it was weird that George Clooney. It was cast in that role. But then, by the end of the film, like he does mention that they're not hawaiin-born like they are. But it's like from way way back in one of his like great, great grandparents, or something like that. So I thought, okay I won't cast a Hawaiian in that role. But I did decide to cast a Hawaiian in this role. It turns out Timothy elephant was born in Hawaii. Twain, the Rob Johnson. Oh, that would have been great from. I think he's Samoan. Yeah he's not Hawaiian. He didn't come up in any Hawaiian actor searches that day. Oh, really from Hawaii. Yeah. But doesn't he kind of have that, like, surfer dude laid back attitude? I feel like he died. Oh, okay. I'm gonna have to console him as well o f why I it is Tracy Morgan, not Tracy Jordan. Thank you. Okay. Oliphant. What has he been in Lucia? He was in the movie go from way, way back from, like ninety nine or two thousand and he most recently would be known from the TV show justified. That's what he's done for. I don't know how many years and he is doomed as far as I know. That's the thing that he hasn't done a ton. But I feel like if you see a picture of him that you will recognize him. Right now. I just go on him. I do know he is. Isn't he in that show with a through their Amar who you read the Santa Clarita diet? Her husband. Yes or her boyfriend or something? Oh, can I do know who he is? So, yes, so he's hawaiin-born and I think he would be a good fit for that role. It's not a huge role of asleep. But an important one, I guess, kind of you're supposed to look at this character and be like, really she chose him. And Timothy olefin is may be too good looking for that. But I don't mind knowing why she chose him. Interesting. Because when you see Matthew Lillard, I feel like we're totally insulting him, or we're going to are the least. I'm going. And he's going to hear this but from any match you Lillard super fans that are listening right now. Yeah. Kind of, was to flake, unac-, bacteria choice because that's the idea like you're looking at a character that George Clooney plays MAC king. And then you look at Matthew Lillard and certainly people are like, well, why would she cheat on? But that's the thing. It's not cheating on George Clooney training on Matt king. Not the problem that I have with George Clooney in this role. But I'll get into that. But I get what you're saying, but, but you make a good point. And anyway, I don't think it really in the end matters, what either of them look like because we're supposed to try and understand their relationships and what we do understand from the relationship. Is that George Clooney's character? Matt king was very absent in. So it doesn't matter what he looks like so anyway, yes. Yes, you know, and also, I think the character of Brian Speer, I mean what you realize is that she really isn't a good guy. He's not he's kind of an unsavory character actually obscenely comes right down to it. He was just screwing around on his wife with no intention of ever leaving her just wanting to, you know have his cake and eat it too. But here's the thing that I sort of, I guess, maybe I wasn't sure. Well, I was watching the movie did he purposely kind of Ciro in on the wife because of her connection to much king? And because he wanted to work on the land dealer, whatever George Clooney's character insinuate dot even though he denies it. Brian spirit, denies it came situates dot was why he started up with his with his wife and I don't you know, it's funny because I don't think that, like, regardless of the boating accident. And even if they had never been cut. It seems weird because it's not like the wife Elizabeth was suggesting him or did that come up in the movie? I don't know. I wonder about the source material because this is a job did from a book, and I wonder if the book goes into more detail, maybe time I don't know. We'll have to read the book. Yeah. I wouldn't mind. Yeah. It sounds good. But yes. So be the reason that I don't think he was doing it is because, you know, it's weird to try and get close to a man by sleeping with that man's wife. Yeah. I don't know if insinuated but I. Okay. Yeah. So they'll, you might know those are my two picks and I would have to hear yours. So a for that King, George Clooney, as I said, I felt that I would've enjoyed the movie a lot for if there had been a different differently. My problem with George Clooney, when I see him now in a lot of movies is like, she's George Clooney to me. I never by him. The character that he's trying to portray because I think that George Clooney has now reached that level of fame, where he is a movie star you Mike. I don't think of George Clooney as an actor, I think, George Clooney, as the movie star who's really rich. And does those coffee commercials. Villa in Italy. He's got this George Clooney persona. So for me I find it hard to see him like immerse himself in the role that he plays. I didn't buy him as the dad in this movie at all. And I agree with you. I don't really think that he's not funny. I don't know. Like, when I think of George Clooney, I think of like dramatic roles I don't think of him being funny, and I didn't even really find him. Particularly amusing even in the parts where he was supposed to be immune thing, leg wasn't kind of buying. It literally the only time I left at anything he did or said was when he started running. Do you know that made me giggle, and that's great? But I think it was more because it was like, oh, look at George Clooney running. Yeah. You're right. And like she's not a good. Owner. Well, I don't know if he's a good runner. He certainly wasn't good running in this. Good. That was the direction that he was given. He mailed it. I really think so. I think that that was on purpose. I don't think that's how he run. When I was watching it. Because usually when I Greek have I am watching it, and I'm getting a feel for the rule. And then like actors just pop into my head. I it's rare that I watched Cindy and then have to go in Google. I usually cast it as I'm watching it and it's usually like within like the first few like I would say within the first half hour, I like narrowed it down to who I want to people who I thought could have done a much better job with this role and I'll tell you, my first choice, and I know someone who's going to be really pleased with my choice. So I selected Johnny Depp. Because you know why I really feel like Johnny death could have tackle this role and I don't know. I just I get a feeling that she could have done so much with this role can I'm kind of contradicting myself year because I know that when we recast the tourist last year that I said that I, especially like Johnny Depp in roles where he's like, you know, got a lot of makeup on, and he's just completely different character write Lincoln, when he's Jack Sparrow, or entirely in the chocolate factory, or even an Alice in wonderland rain. But I also think that even gifted actor, he's definitely got range for sure. And I have seen him in a lot of dramatic roles that I think he's done really well, and, and I think he can do comedy because. Like I said, in the tourist, I thought that he was really quite good when he was trying to be funny. So, yeah, I thought Johnny Depp would have been an interesting choice for for this. And also it's funny 'cause I'm looking at his filmography like around two thousand ten two thousand eleven and that's when he did the tourists. That's all. So when he did a movie called Ranko, you're the is was, I think that was emitted animated this. Yep. And he did something called the rum diary, which I didn't know. Him Billington dark shadows as well. So I feel like he kind of had like a string of flops rare for a while. And I think it would have been interesting to see him in a role like this that has a lot of meat and would have really challenged him. I think it would have been interesting to see how he would have tackled it. I, I really liked that choice. If feel like they're earned a ton of comedic beats for the met king character. There are few, and I think he could have done those well, but I think he would have been incredible at the dramatic parts of it, and I think he would have done so much more than what Clinton did. In terms of the comedic parts, I think Johnny Depp would have been funnier and George Clooney was for sure. Yes. No. I do have one question though, because. Well, I think he is a good choice. Don't. You also think he's enough of a movie star that you would just see Johnny Depp. Because I don't see that's the thing about Johnny Depp that I have always really admired is. But when you see him in all these different character roles slick that's just issue becomes the character. And so I mean, sure he's done jock Spero, and I know a lot of people associate him went back, but I feel like in two thousand eleven I don't know. I feel like maybe in recent years, we're not going to get into the wall, Johnny Depp thing. But in certain things that have happened in his personal life in the last couple of years, certainly, maybe people might have a hard time separating him, right? Art in the artist's. What is that? When people say they can't separate the art is the art from the artist yet, but I think like, you know, this movie is from two thousand it was built in two thousand and ten you know, almost ten years ago, I think he was in a different place. So, yeah, I've always. Been able to buy Johnny Depp lake. When I seen him, Jack Sparrow. He's not joining them to me. Jack Sparrow in Charlie and the chocolate factory he was characterized. See Johnny Depp. Yes. So I feel like he has that ability to really pull you into the character that he's playing that's there by the other person who I think could have also played this really well and I've taught him before Stanley Tucci who can honestly, I think this family, I would have liked to feed Stanley to cheap do this as well. Like his sort of interpretation of it. I think he could do it Stanley. Tucci can do drama. But he's also got that ability to like be comedic as well. She's got the ability definitely to do a few moon might like my second choice. That's interesting. I mean having trouble picturing him in. I am I don't know. I family to change in a God roll. Well, even though the idea is that he's kind of an upset father. Yes. Yes. But yeah, I could see Stanley Tucci doing it. I just I like failing to. She doesn't get enough love. It's true. He is great. Yeah. And then her the back to Lillard role of Brian Speer, like honestly, I was, I was laughing when even watching the movie I was like doing this Larrea. I don't understand this casting choice at all like and, you know, and that's the thing you're watching it. You're going, why would her character want to have an affair with Matthew Lillard aka Bryant? No. So I picked someone like completely you're probably not gonna agree with us. But I picked beat all rich he's so, like Greece in that role. And I'll tell you why. So anyway, skied Alridge. You know, I think he is really an under appreciated actor. She's on Riverdale. Who rape? Yeah. He plays drug heads. Dodd every Jones. But I mean skied over transmit around for like thirty years. Long time. Right. And the thing about skied over is dive. She is so good at playing guys who are not nice like that are kind of semi sleazy, and that Brian spiritual or kind of exude side. You know, you kind of get the whole like she's a real estate agent million nuts sleeve ball, kind of five off of him that would like any sleeping with, you know, some other man's place. And I find it's funny because ski all rich would be like a better looking younger version of dubs. Does not agree with that. But you know what? I mean L rich when he first team onto the scene. He got those comparison money. Does he look so much alike? Yeah. So I kind of when he would come on screen, you, would you kind of sit there and go, oh, she was just telling around with a younger version of her husband, Johnny Depp was playing her was playing Matt king. Yeah. But trying to recapture past glories. She was trying to recapture the past boys. Her like hotter version of her husband, Pete, all rich is a little bit younger than Johnny Depp, about seven or eight years, so skied all rich, a headache, people will know who he is. But, like, as I said, she's on Riverdale, he's done a lot of TV as well. But the movie roles that he's best known for our he was in scream, and he was in the craft and in both those movies like he plays like not a very nice guy who remember him being in the craft. Yeah, he's in it, we need to realize that I think we should recast that that'd be fun. We should, but he's really good at play complex sort of characters, but he's also really good dramatic actor. And I think he is completely underrated like it's absurd. How underrated he is. And that's why I, I don't mind this Keitel ridge pick. I think it's good, especially if Johnny Depp is the Matt king care. Actor. My that would be my Dreamcast. Very nice. Okay. Well, good job Janet. Thanks. The defendants definitely. Oh, yeah. I don't actually have a ton of what do you call them like fun facts for this film? But I did find some interesting alternative actors who had auditioned. I didn't I found nothing about that. Okay. We'll offer the George CUNY director, as far as I know he was an early choice in the only choice in it. That's it. But for the Alex character this Shailene Woodley character, both Amanda ciphered and Kristen Stewart had auditioned for the role. I will see I she lean with leave was excellent me to roll like dot portrayal of like an angry angsty teenager, he nailed it. I thought she was so good. Yes. I wholeheartedly agree. She was awesome. And then I did also find somebody who was a finalist to play sid miles. Teller. Not in a gun. But, like also look at who they landed on those two, I feel like those guys are so different. Name was Nick crows. I never heard of them before. He was awesome. He really was. Shining moment in the movie like he ends up being this character. That is actually a I you see 'em and you're like what is going on this guy? Why is he even here? But then, as the movie progresses, you realize is fit is, is. All right. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah, I love the bat character. I was gonna say the ark but it's not so much that he has an arc. It's more just our arc of learning about him. I also wanna say I loved tutti Judy Greer was. Judy granddad. She's another one. I really don't feel like she gets enough praise how wonderful she is. I know when is she going to have like she's an amazing character actor, but I have seen her in a couple of lead rules, but it was really small independent movies that didn't make many waves. So when is she gonna get that leading lady role? It's coming, I think she'll get it. Eventually she heard. Yeah. So do you know the blacklist so? Good call. The blacklist is like the most liked unmade scripts. So it's like scripts that have kind of been shared around, but they're not made in, you know, people are like why hasn't this been made it so good? So this screenplay was in the two thousand eight blacklist. So I mean that's three years before it was actually made. So it still took a long time. I'm sure once. George clooney. I'm sure that got the wheels in motion. Well, you know what's interesting about that is George Clooney had wanted to work with Alexander Payne inside ways. Yeah. He wanted to play Jack which is the Thomas Haden church character in pain turned him down, because he wanted someone lesser known. Yeah. But nobody is kind of like fits to what you're saying about George Clooney in this movie van. Right. Is like it's George Clooney in. That's all you see. Yeah. I feel that that has become sort of the way that he's viewed. Yeah. There is like that. I mean, a few actors about lovers who go distrusting. Well, fine like that is Brad Pence for sure. Yes. Head. I do not Brad Pitt and any of his role. I just see, like Brad hits the superstar or whatever. Yeah. And I even finally in order to Capri kind of, like that, except that there are some roles where you know, you really do. He's very, very talented in. He is able to kind of become the character. But there are many times where I just feel like it's just Leonardo DiCaprio. That have happened sort of in the last. I don't know what the last little while. Yeah. Well, that's it for fun facts in okay? So sorry. 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I do want to ask you, if so you got this DVD from the library. So you watched the DVD. And I asked if you had the time to check out the special features of special feature that is called everybody loves George Clooney. So did you watch that? I did watch it 'cause I need to discuss this with someone. I also watched it, it's only like I think not even three minutes long, but it is just for the listener it is the interviewers speaking with various cast members asking them, what they think of George Clooney, and everyone is just gushing praise. And by the end it's only three minutes like I said, but by the end it feels like some kind of like Coltart lake. I don't know. It was just it was so much. It was so ridiculous. I don't know. It's I believe that toured Clooney is obviously a popular person with in those circles people, I think do genuinely like him. And he's. I don't know. Like if you call him an actor's actor, I don't know if that. That started. Is a good way to describe him. But he definitely has a lot of friends and. Yelling. Everyone said wonderful things about him so but it was like superlative. No, it was too much for me. I was like baffled by the end. Been. It's kind of like oh, it's like I think it's great. Not his cast mates loved working with him. And then people had the twenty four things to say about him. But at the same time, like a film is a collaborative effort. It's not a one man show. Like I kind of almost felt like it was like in the George Clooney show offense. I know not I mean he might be the star of the movie, so to speak. But it's fumble cast the I thought it was way over the top like it was too much. But I mean that's great if they loved working with him in the love him. That's awesome. He just I don't dislike him as much as you do. But he just always seems so like pleased with himself. I don't know. Those Espresso cover. Yes, those winds straight to his head. Commercials. It went hill. God. Yeah. Well, any who that's my, the end of my ranting about George Clooney? More important, of course it is time for home Miklos young. Tony danza of. Me too. Yeah. So it's time for home close in Tony danza, the segment where we recast Tony danza into one of the roles in this movie. So Janet, would you like to go first on this one? And I think it's obvious like I have him and fat king. Nice because she's just pays Tony danza the lead role, and let's face it, twenty dance a can do comedy does and he can do draw as well. Do he can do it all. So. Yeah. I would I would get him to leave roll like two hundred percent. Well, I guess great minds think alike, 'cause I also gave him the met king role. Second consecutive time happen. We're on a streak amazed that he and I mean, I totally agree. He would've not that out of the park, he's Tony Anza. He could do it. Yeah. So that's it for the descendants. We did want to speak briefly will not briefly. But we want to speak about some of our listeners who have been kind and generous with their time to send us some lovely thoughtful emails, after all of that ranting. We've been doing finally reached out to us. Yes. Thank you for listening to her whining, and begging. We were sold or at least I was I was host. I e about it. So I'm just so happy, people have finally reached out. Yes. So we're actually going back a few months we received an Email from Marjorie who we have mentioned on the show before, and she emailed us about the Rainman episodes that tells you how far behind we are. Yeah. So she said that because we talked about, how this was a movie that would never be banned in two thousand eighteen and she said that she was thinking, it would actually be interesting to have a remake of the movie in two thousand eighteen the plot may have to change. Because autistic, people aren't put away in institutions like in the seventies. And I think you'll appreciate this Janet, she said she would cast Ryan Gosling, as Charlie and Steve Perot, as Raymond. She would have Steve Carell. Oh, okay. Good casting Marjorie. I love it. I think so too. I could actually see Ryan Gosling as Charlie Babbitt me to completely accidentally. He would be so good in that role. Oh my God. Someone released this movie. Yeah, it'll have to be carefully written rewritten, but yeah. For you. Hollywood. Marjorie. Yeah. Mergers done the work for you Hollywood. Come on. And she also said, do you think Tom Cruise could pull off playing Raymond now that he's in his fifties? Well, here's the thing. Do you think the Tom Cruise would want to play, Raymond? Absolutely not sorry, Marjorie. That was going to be my answer is there's no way that he would do that. I would want to. Yeah. Feeling Tom Cruise is still running around doing his own stunts in mission impossible than these and I mean while I think that that's great. But he's still at it. I think Tom Cruise definitely has like this perception of himself, and no way he ever played, Raymond agreed. He still acts in looks like he's in his twenties or thirties. So I think he thinks he is. Yes, so thanks Murray. Those are really great Email. Are injury for for writing to us. So I think he wanted to talk about Keith as well. Keith wrote in right? Yes. So Keith wrote in about our fifty shades episode, he said that he would probably fell in line with Marita. He would be very angry with us for making him, watch it. Which I get. And also, he brought up an interesting thing about our ratings versus NC seventeen so, you know, in a lot of places NC seventeen movies, won't even get distribution. And so, you know, they can't reach us far of a market as if you're able to get an are rating, and it is interesting because are used to mean something different before. There was NC seventeen. 'cause if you look at old eighties comedies, keep mentioned that are rated comedies have had problems getting made in recent years, and it might stem from nineteen eighties puritanical desire to clean up CD parts of cities by getting rid of Ville, such as peop- shows, and then that kind of extended to movies and even putting warnings stickers on albums so that we don't hear bad words. We, we talked about this three sleep before we started recording. I don't remember albums having warning labels on them. Yeah. No, I. Well, it was something that happened, I would say in the maybe late eighties or early nineties, especially I really remember seeing it slapped that sticker slapped on every single rap album. Attention. Yeah. I don't know. Maybe you weren't buying music at that time knowing you're though, no. I don't know what I don't know. But yeah, I don't remember warning label on album, so. Oh well with I can't remember now with fifty shades restricted or as seventeen. I think they made it tamer than the book to keep that are rating so that it could have a wider distribution. I think that's what it was. Clarify NC seventeen is considered more risque, isn't it? An our reading. I don't know. I'm. Oh, no, no, no. Yeah. I'm not sure like I don't think I've seen any movies with an entry seventeen rating or paying attention. Yes. So the way that I just googled it and, and seventeen is no children under seventeen admitted whereas in our rated movie it is intended for adult but under seventeen can go in requiring an accompanying parent or adult guardian. So they can still see it as long as there with a guardian. Well, I guess discussion for another time. I don't know. I miss an I didn't see anything in fifty that was really bad Noah, good. Yeah. But that's the whole thing is like the book did have more sex and more not a ton more to be honest, but, but it was like more sexual than the movie was. Any other gyms of Winston for us. That's the bulk of it. So then we got a letter from someone named Dolly case hourly. So I have to interrupt their it. We didn't get a letter. We got an Email. We're speaking, you're actress. Oh. Yeah. Okay. Clarified Sally emailed us. So again, thanks for reaching out. What I feel really interesting. Sally for the listen to our hunger games, and our matrix of Assode and then initially, she was kind of upset that we were like even creek casting, these, I guess she really enjoyed them any thoughts because with good. But then, once she started listening to what we were saying that she kind of started looking at the movies different way in the casting, and I thought I thought was released sort of interesting and kind of dick of what our podcast really is all about inside ideas kind of get out of box and think differently about these Milly roles, and who else can claim them. We've done our job. Thanks. Sally was saying, so I thought that was really interesting that we actually sort of provided that insight or someone who weren't able to look at it in a different way, a huge compliment. Yeah. Definitely and also gave us a great idea for a film to be recast, which we are going to do at some point in the future. Valid of busters. Scruggs. Which. Yes, I have I haven't seen again valley's. Thank you. And we are definitely going to be recasting that in the future. So please listen for that. So I will quickly mention about the ballot of BUSTER Scruggs. That is like an anthology type of movies. So it has six different vignettes. So we might maybe pick one to recast or pick two or something. But after UCF Janet than we can figure out exactly how to test. Realize that was sort of setup movie. So now I'm actually really looking forward to me. It's worth watch. That's for sure. Yeah. Definitely. Okay. Great. Well. Get ready to us and share their thoughts and we love, then you're listening to us. And we really appreciate that you took the time to Email us, it's very. Yeah. Okay. So I think that does it for this week for this month. I mean, we will be recasting. What's the next movie Janet? Of Wall Street, of course. Yes, yeah. This one was also a suggested to us. And you'll find out by whom if you listen to our bonus episode that's coming up in a couple of weeks. Watch. Wall street. Please watch it so that you can join us can rake Hosking and maybe just watch like parts of it. It's really long. Oh, it's like nearly three hours, right? I think so. Yeah. Just, you know, fast forward here and there. Oh, yeah. Yes. So. Exactly. As usual, we are replied casting all the social media stuff. If you wanna follow us there in comment on our posts if you wanna Email us like our lovely listeners, merger Keith and Sally. Did you can do that at repot casting at g mail dot com? 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If Your Brand Was A Person, Who Would It Be? #1076

Inside the Spa Business | Spa

02:51 min | 7 months ago

If Your Brand Was A Person, Who Would It Be? #1076

"Gay if your brand was a person who would it be a great way to try and get a handle on your brand identity in your brand personality is to think about your brand as opposed if it was a person who would it be. Who is the person out there that best personifies and has the personal traits. The you'd like your brand to represent in the eyes of the market in the eyes of your concerns. And i guess you can think about it a little bit like what. A lot of brands do their brand ambassadors espresso for example have chosen george clooney as effectively the face of the brand and i guess what they've done without knowing what espressos brand values truly are. But i guess they've decided that george clooney represents. A bit of suave sophistication claus's cheeky. Also little funny Kind of a man of the world. And so i guess what. This bro decided. Is that those brand values. Those personality traits are the ones that we would like our brand to represent now. It's not always the brand the face of the brand the brand ambassador that he's necessarily the person best personifies your brand identity but oftentimes it is and if you think about it brands have to act and interact with people and so it makes sense that you think about your brand as spoken about before through the lens of an individual through the lens of a person so it's best if you can identify someone that everyone within your organization knows it doesn't have to be a movie star or celebrity. It could be someone within your industry that everyone in your organization is because right now. We're just talking about a way for you as the brand owner essentially to try and get everybody on board with what that brand message. What is our brand philosophy. Who are we as brand once you start communicating that to the outside world. Then yeah it makes sense if that's a person that's well-known like a movie star or a celebrity but for you internally try and get your head around it it could just be someone within your industry that everyone in your group knows so think about. Who is the person who is the one individual that best personifies your brand. Who is the person that has all the personality traits that you would like your brand to represent. It's an interesting exercise. If you want to reach out to dropping out in the comments below or send me a private message even if you live and let me know who you thought about was the best person to personify your brand. I'd be really interested to hear how it went for you or that is for today. I do thank you for your time and we'll be back again tomorrow.

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#55 | Being George Clooney

Twenty Thousand Hertz

33:45 min | 3 years ago

#55 | Being George Clooney

"Twenty thousand Hertz relies on the support of listeners like you. The truth is ads are super important to our show, but advertising alone isn't enough to support a show as ambitious as ours. So if you think twenty thousand Hertz is important, we'd love your support just visit twenty K dot org slash donate. And if you set up a two dollar or more recurring donation, I'll even hook you up with your very own ad free feed twenty thousand Hertz without ads again, that's twenty K dot org slash donate. It only takes a minute. Thanks now. Here's the show being George Clooney is not just a voice. It's a state of mind right now. I may not look like George Clooney and a lot of people would do that. I don't particularly sound exactly. Like, George Clooney, the right now by golly, I feel like George Clooney, and that's fifty percent of the battle right there. You're listening to twenty thousand Hertz. I'm Dallas Taylor is multitalented actor director movie stars. Please welcome George Clooney. It's a kind of controlled genuine handsomeness with Justice oppressed amount of glee that says, I can't believe I'm George Clooney. What is the star when they come on the screen? It doesn't matter who else is on that screen your eye. Looks over George Clooney has it George Clooney does the name of the boson. We sue had some such a great actor. I love him. Love him. Love. George Clooney as one of the most recognizable stars in Hollywood. He's known for Connick roles like Dr Doug Ross in ER. Sometimes it's impossible to save the kids live in the only thing we can do is saved them from suffering. He's also Danny ocean in ocean's eleven play long enough. You never change the stakes house takes you unless that perfect hand comes along. You bet big. And then you take the house. He's also known for his immediately recognizable voice. But George Clooney isn't the only one known for George Clooney's voice. They are what we refer to in the dubbing community as designated voice. So they are the designated voice. George clooney. I am George Clooney, George. I am chores Clooney, Joe. Chew Nonni, George Clooney. Those are the voices of George Clooney from around the world there. What's known as dubbing actors, and they play a huge often hidden role in the film industry. Like, for example. Here's a clip from ocean's eleven was off defines N. Does he thumbs from ticket and wouldn't have either become? This is an adaptation of the fantastic documentary being George Clooney the documentary features tons of talented, dubbing artists directors writers and all sorts of people from the dubbing community. We couldn't credit every single one. But you'll find a full list of the credits in the show description. Nobody's see the fuzziness to do. Gladwin young. Dubbers are like the backup singers of the movie world, you know, they're so vitally important yet. They don't get the credit they deserve. They don't often get the money. They deserve dubbing teams. Take a film or television show and replace all of the dialogue with a different language. It's a really important job. When you adapt. A movie in local language, you have widened the audience base the box office internationally has gone up exponentially over the past ten years. Some of these movies are making fifty sixty seventy percent of their box office internationally, and who you cast in a particular role to dub movie, that's not a throwaway anymore that could be as important to that movie is the original casting of the actor the dubbing business in my understanding is a not for absolutely. Dubbing was originally something done in musicals. If an actor's voice wasn't quite up to par. Another offstage singer might perform the piece to the actors lips today dubbing has many purposes it plays an important role. Not only in simply adapting film and television shows to other countries, but it's also critical to help bridge cultural nuances around the world, which country has the best. There's italian. He thandi. Easily eat any. The real reason why Italy has such an intense dubbing tradition is because we were forced into it. Really? If you look in retrospect in Europe, a dubbing started as far back as the nineteen late twenties and thirties and a lot of that was brought on because of political reasons it was all about propaganda in Italy dubbing started out as a form of control the nineteen thirties. All foreign words were banned in the country by the dictator Mussalini films. Had all the spoken parts removed and were replaced by inaccurate often. Ridiculous subtitles. But there was one big problem. They talent population at the time was Lum v illiterate, they didn't even know what was going on because they couldn't actually read the subtitles. So the idea of being able to dub a film was conceived after World War Two dubbing spread to many different countries each for its own reasons after the World War the Americans. And the French wanted to show them movies in Germany on. This was only possible if they dumped the movies in France, we have a very long history of dubbing after World War Two get was a way for us to protect our culture, and our language Latin America's a little different. They started dubbing in the forties during that time, the American movie business, they were really popular with westerns and Cowboys, and they had a lot of Latin characters in that they started to bring Latin actors into the US, and then all of a sudden, they realized they had a land audience, but the audience didn't speak English. So then they moved the dubbing studios out to Latin America, and that's how a Latin America after star. The people who were called in to do the dubbing were theater actors because they were like, well, you know, we might as well have actors do the dubbing. So that's how it all started on its surface dubbing might seem like a relatively straightforward process. You hire some actors they stand around a microphone and read the lines in front of them. But dubbing is actually a lot more complicated than that. The process usually is multi-tiered the script is given to a translator. And then when you read it translated script, it makes very little sense. All translations need a certain amount of change and manipulation in order to accommodate the target culture. So then that script once it's translated is handed over to an adapter that adapter has the most tedious job in the history of the world who spent hours and hours working on the text that the experts will say taking all of the lines that have been translated and now making them fit within the mouth movements of the actors. This is the French dub from the film up in the air. Joy Gua Moyle. This is why dubbing is the art of allusion. We have to create the illusion that the film was shot in French. This is from the ides of March ninety Loney sold. Ninety Loni sold. Pretty catching this'll those with my biggest critic to a Sotoudeh translating. A film takes a lot of finesse English is a very precise language. You can say a lot with very few words, and that's not the case with every language for one English would win three French woods and got to be to keep it sinked with with the mouth or the lips morning. This is from the Lord of the Rings The Fellowship of the ring. There's also the unique challenge of translating local sayings to another culture you've got to rack your brains. What is the closest thing you you put because there's nothing in this particular language that matches this in English. We don't have the same expressions, and this is very difficult to translate. I was dubbing Peja dot Butler. Angelina Jolie says did you arrange for a car, and he says piece of cake a cake, she's asking that? Did you arrange for why is he saying he's talking about cake in Poland? When we worked with Shrek donkey keeps being annoying Shrek says go in the right way for a smack baltim-. Well, in Poland, the dubs said if you keep that up, I'm going to take you to the slaughterhouse. And to me, I thought that's a little gruesome for children's film. Don't you think and they explain that? Oh in Poland. It's always funny that when donkeys get too annoying. We would take them to the slaughterhouse. Completing a properly translated script is a ton of work when it's finished. It's finally time for the voice actors to step into the recording studio, then you have a big budgets to do a movie Dopp. What happens usually is you get your voice talents into the studio and film is cut up into small snippets like maybe just a sentence smoked and sit. And it's looped again and again and again. Minus dishdashas visits hoping on Mondays dishdashas visits loop loop loop. Money's digital just presents district. His visits. It's not easy. But it's still a lot of fun fun for me. There are a lot of unique challenges dubbing actors face during the recording process, both technical and artistic. They are skilled involved in doing our job. You know, nothing about the dialects until we entered the studio, we just have seconds to learn all the words all the emotions and the rhythm that happened on screen and. And that's not that easy. That's Gabriella Peterman. She's the German voice of her mind, Grainger in the Harry Potter films. God leave us up brunt. Stop stop stop is a human them. This alga outs as high as Vivio look nation. Live us. There's one particularly challenging aspect of recreating Emma, Watson's voice, though, Watson's original performance of the role has a lot of breaths, which is really challenging for voice actor to perform mishmash. Gives Arkansas does infant shameless Gesellschaft would dis dean fund have devised us. Hey, Kristy seem the all the size all the sobs. All the breaths, everything. Everything that comes out of the mouth is being dubbed known the words. The challenges. Don't stop there piracy is an increasing concern throughout the film industry studios are putting more and more security measures into place to avoid any leaks. And it's having an interesting effect on the way dubbing has done. They would asking me to do a movie and said, okay, no problem. I can do it. Yeah. But this is a little bit different. Because he will not know anything about the movie, you are not supposed to talk about it. You're not even supposed to see anything. Okay. And came into the studio and everything was dot and even on the screen. It was dock and then at one point whoops. There was a knit little hole where you could peak in and you see Mollison that was supposed to be my my mouth and even the script. All names are a changed and everything is top secret. So I didn't move in. Really didn't know what I was doing voice. She must onto hunting bussey have introduced this is from the matrix reloaded doesn't schmucks inist then Villanova, Sean. Sean, Michelle Malkin on a tote with Meghan folks with transformers we hadn't seen anything off the footage. Voice problems. They said they were going to just give me the mouse because that's all we dove. Which is a total misunderstanding of what we do you need. The is you need the expression you need the the movement. There's a subtext which is much more important the dialogue is the dialogue. But then there's the subtext. What are they really saying? And that's what you have to capture. I have directed transformers one two and three I'm Optimus prime to. We'll see as me. Sobbing I'll at the fickle. Watch out the porn. Nice transformers. You know, have that closure in the mall. Cannot see an I don't understand the scene. I have to ask mister bay. They told me at the production of Michael bay. Please you going to talk with mister bay. No explosion jokes. No, boom jokes. Don't doesn't. Like this. Okay. I'm not gonna do any boom because Michael bay likes to explode things. You're joking with. No, no, it's serious. Please. No, boom jokes. No explosion jokes. Okay. Okay. There's a pattern of misunderstanding and under-appreciation throughout dubbing history voice actors put the same sort of physical emotion into their work as the actors on camera like with any acting. It's about creating a powerful believable performance. What I do is. I stand up when the actress stands up I sit down when the actress sits down because that kind of changes your voice as well. And when she's running up probably standard do like, oh crit little movements. And when you kissing you kissing your hand, which always looks so ridiculous, especially when you're partners saying next to you. And you're like, what would you see on screen is what counts and the rest how you get there. Nobody asks. I think we should know how to act before dubbing. tuneD? She knows today's name volume when you're dubbing. It's hard work. It's job really secured. Digitally to push him on walkie. If we stick correctly to the actors just magic because he express and we speak. This is from the descendants. For. I have evolved into being a voice voice octa stead at the guy ever ready decided to be one. I didn't know that exists in most people don't do they it's it's the sort of obscure excuse job. People who got to you when you from the dubbing industry in union movie this. Sorry. But dubbing person, oh, you're more the Dobbin kind of actor. I to be good. Dubbing actor you have to be a real active because it's not about the good voice or a perfect diction. It's about acting. It is about becoming the particular character at particular moment, I personally like to cast theater actors because it's not dumping. It's acting with a technical expertise. I completely get into the cat. I can feel if if the if the characters crying, I feel it and I have chosen my this is the Portuguese dub of interstellar things that. April thing that is just it's just a double performing the city will watch. I do feel we are not appreciated as much as we should be dubbing actors are artists, but their craft is often overlooked in countries around the world, though, dubbing actors our beloved for bringing life die conic roles. Their impact goes far beyond just entertainment. We'll hear how they've changed cultures around the world and even save some films from financial failure in just a minute. If you've started to notice your hairline slowly moving backwards. You. You're not alone hair loss actually affects sixty six percent of men by the age of thirty five. There are lots of weird solutions out there that you'd be right to be skeptical about. But luckily, there are solutions you can be confident in thanks to forums dot com. 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We're currently making some of the most ambitious episodes in our history, you'll find out soon. However, twenty thousand Hertz is also one hundred percent independent. Meaning we have no network support, no marketing machine or VC money to help us out. So if you're financially able please consider setting up, a two dollar or more recurring donation at twenty K dot org slash donate. And in return. I'll give you your very own ad free feed. That's right. A podcast feed to twenty thousand Hertz with no ads once you set it up. It'll update just like normal in your podcast player, except it'll have no ads. Just visit twenty K dot org slash donate. When a movie is dubbed to a local language. It's not just about bringing it to another country. It's also a cultural exchange styles attitudes and beliefs from one culture are communicated to another through that film, this a huge audience for these American movies, which dumped in in the. You know, a lot of American Jesuit. Thanks to these other Hollywood funds that are dubbed in Hindi. The clothes and food and everything lots of things you get to see in the films. So everyone knows a lot about American culture. This happens in does that doesn't happen. You will this is cool. If people are wearing jeans today in Turkey, that's because of the American movies people are eating hamburgers, people are going to Starbucks. They're sitting with their laptops, and everything that's what they saw in the movies, definitely, America's exporting its culture to other countries. I think in some countries, that's very welcome. Perhaps in some countries that it sent visors mold that you will be able to waste. I ask myself. Is it good? Is it bad? It's it's your way of living. It's your way of thinking h behave, and we have to keep specificities and traditional culture, but it's difficult. One of the ways the country can put their own Mark on foreign films is through their dubbing artists audiences. Have a strong connection with their local actors to the point that many roles are inseparable from the performer that dubbed them I grew up with watching Robert deniro movies with the voice of casino book. This is a clip from meet the parents. Kindle e. Evian bull case the new I'm connected with him. And that of course is because of the long long time. I gave him my voice here in Germany Abbas, Michigan. This is taxi driver me on. I remember the first time. I I watched a film with Robert deniro in the original in the original language. I have to admit that it was actually maybe a little bit disappointed. You talking to me? Talking to me when I grew up in Germany, my my favorite filmmaker loss. Woody Allen this is for Manny hall and assign mudo chew I've kind of dip in in. So I was surprised when I came to the US and finally saw the original Woody Allen movies the title change from dash dot org. Digger to any hall and Woody Allen was speaking with the different pitch likes sort of ducked like all how quickey his wife, and it's funny. I'm not I'm not a morose type amount of depressive character I-, pans and movie goers in general, I think do associate stars movie stars with certain voices. The most successful dubbing artists are so ingrained in a culture that they can become the designated voice for a Hollywood actor for as long as an actor is popular in Hollywood, and they're releasing films and they're getting getting release. They're going to go ahead and hire the designated artists. There are a number of. Careers where people have played the role of that actor all the way through the entire career of the actor. That tells you the importance of that person because the voice is part of that hero or character. This clip is from Brother Where Art thou Gordon rivers on does. He hasn't the soggy bottom boys cut on the Mississippi. Designated artists establish a deeply intimate relationship with the original actors voice. They may even know that voice better than the actors themselves when I'm dubbing. Let's say Scarlett Johansson, you notice so many little details. It's like you're breathing through that person. Undiminished? He owned a dozen move every other year, and I'd like to do because she's very in my opinion. She's very near to me. I did good interrupted. And I thought that's it. That's me. I wanna play this role. I like eyelash would because he's a lighter his a very nice actor and a very sensitive cylinder Bulaq because I the all of her movies. And I know her I know the way see with the way, she talks everything about we have this feeling I have these feeling off the French shape. Like, we are friends. Today dubbing has a bigger impact on the film industry than ever before markets around the world are growing offering new opportunities for film distribution, these markets can even save a film that might otherwise have struggled financially. The people who are dubbing these roles there on a bigger stage than ever before being heard by more people than ever before in a marketplace the values what they do. And if they don't they should because they're big part of the success of these movies. It's the international that brings in two thirds of the worldwide box office. Liam's foam these net. You take a movie like after earth with Will Smith didn't do that. Well, North America huge business overseas often that international box office can save the day. China's even come some internet, so nine RimPac flood maneuver battleship. John Carter these are movies that if you just took their North American box office will be total money losers, but become money winners because the international marketplace, but dubbing teams hardly ever get recognition for the massive role. They play in a film success. On. Very often people ask me all you did Frodo because they recognize the main voice character and wood JR. Is awesome. Physical net. Even if you say like your voice so homes, Jeff, even if they like how you act like your personality. Is a hero is the one you see not release a when you hear? People combine my voice with the different face. And that's interesting. But it's like they see the face. You know, what I see? And you you you you kind of. Yeah. Sometimes maybe just want to have the whole package. It's kind of frustrating living your life in in the shadow even just the idea of being in a dark room for six eight hours, and you're just sitting in studios underground sometimes. And no one knows your your face, you know, and you feel like you're part of this production. But you're not really in the picture of the boys ought is definitely needs to be nice to go work. And which is unfortunately, not happening. It's often worse than an artist not receiving as much recognition as they should most of the time dubbing teams don't receive any recognition at all. I mean a few ways for a movie it's released in the ticket. And in the we don't even have on names in the credits. You know, you don't get the credit that this got it has been voiced by this character in a dubbed worship dubbing artists. Never mentioned the dubbing studios. Have mentioned the credit is. Never their voice actors have tough. They are there offscreen because their offscreen you think oh, I can easily replace this person. Because all I need a new voice. I don't need any face. I don't need new anything. Well, let's just cast another. There's lots of people would love to do this. Get you don't. Bowel full-time TD jump on that don't know when I had to dub them Nason Star Wars when I was being asked to do this. The proposed may the minimum fee for star walls. They said, well, there's many actors zoo who will be thrilled to do to do your job. So they count on. We were so enthusiasts to dub stall laws was like, you know, the style was a saw was twelve or thirteen years. Oh, so it was a dream. You know? Yes. But okay, it was good. But with a minimum fee dubbing is that's sensiti to market movies in this country. Millions and millions and millions are being made at least with the, you know, blockbuster movies, but the big studios who put the movies they buy their entrance ticket to the German market with small change from their pocket comparatively. It is totally ridiculous. They all making the kind of money, which probably they would not have being if the language to the movie was restricted to being English and general dubbing studios and artists have not earned the artistic or financial recognition they deserve. But things are starting to change. The dubbing community is slowly earning more credit for their critical role in the film industry. I think it was true that dubbing was looked down upon. But I think it's changing I think it's changing because the film and entertainment world is changing we're becoming more international we're becoming global on a big budget movie. Every component that movie is vitally important. And now dubbing has become a really important part of that. Because that's the voice of the movie internationally these movies in the English language. They are dubbed they are shipped out everywhere in the world, and they resonate in each one of those countries there has to be a reason jump at the my k which may keep do has feta mentioned often after Titi Libya team. Dubbing artists are some of the unsung heroes of the film industry. Their work spreads cultural ideas brings new life to old films, and most importantly, the entertain audiences around the world. I love my job. It's a beautiful job. I've been doing it for forty years now, and I keep on loving it. And always I find it fantastic. The jump never gets boring and e you get to dive into new roles every day, and you never know what to expect the most joyful thing in dubbing is the feeling that you are part of the big filmmaking family of the world. Keep on seeing I live the defendant. I I've I've been a great we love to do it. This is the point. We love what we do. Twas a good life. I had this business. Really? Mike. 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Roleplay Retcon does Batman & Robin, Ep. 4: Conference Call... of Justice!

Roleplay Retcon

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Roleplay Retcon does Batman & Robin, Ep. 4: Conference Call... of Justice!

"Playwright con does not own any part of the original versions of the movies, we rent con, nor we associated any way with the artist who made them. Also, while we are not the rowdiest bunch. We are adults goofing off. So we might say some things that some people might not want their kids to hear previously unroll play read, con does Batman and Robin, Jerry botanical gardens, and it hits us door and the door instantly freezes solid sheet of ice. This is our home now. And he says, I missed a freeze. I look I picked up this here. Cannon piece there's a sort of raised stamp on it in the middle that says Corp. What Gulf war? Isn't that you're leading competitor bat man? She hands a shadowy figure vile Mark venom in return, the shadow hands her a file folder, and we see in her hand is a picture of a beautiful woman is closed suspended in a frosty. Tube the photo was labeled nor threes. Guys. Why do I have in my notes? The word Chlor. Cool. Clinic. Like calendar months. Okay. Is that why it just as the bullets of like things I need to? As we go to this. Four. The coach is for me and then the first bullet points. You made that job last time to like, I'm not going to remember what? Yup. Okay, good way, you have good memory because I had no idea where I was going with that. Okay. So I kinda wanna take a page out of the telltale games. Book recipes still took games. Or they did there. Oh, yeah. Man land likely police people there my man gun but that it was like, you know, big sounds. Right. But anyway, they're Batman game is like really cool to gaze. We'll do this thing in the Batman game where you decide if you want to approach some situations as Batman or as Bruce, Wayne. And I'm gonna let you do that. Or in the situation, Batman or George Clooney. You George Clooney. You know, the GOP court CEO fares boil ferris Boyle sorry, and so you can choose to either either go, I guess I should've asked. Are you going to go investigate Goth Corp like you kinda have to? But are you. I have to feel like I'm not going to just getting. Okay. So how do you want to do this? Do you want to go as George cleaning or do you want to go as batmans? I feel like if my very good friend fares. Bueller is the, the CEO when coming, then my should approach him as his very good friend, George Clooney in perhaps, we should just have similar, you know, cocktails into cars in front of the fireplace in just chat as jets. Okay. I went to know also what the other two are two. Robin Becker will, how are you approaching the situation? Go. Go ahead. Describe Goth core is basically just like a big headquarters and like it's like the shin rebuilding in front of seven, that's not a good. That's not a good. That's not a good descriptive for this group. Like, just sounds like the company that runs hot topic to me. Science. They do a lot of science stuff is so they have ARA and analyze the corporate offices like all in the same building. So, like the science of how band sh t shirt, fits young people. Absolutely. That is that is exactly what they do. Yeah. It's actually they were Goth Corp, and then they moved to Gotham because because they were off court. They were like, oh that'll be cool. And they were right. But it takes it takes us apprising amount of science from a surprising amount of fields to, to figure that out. Including us of Christ's research to figure out, you know what's cool. Tell me what you are doing. Are you approaching this as Barbara Gordon or his backer? And are you approaching this as Tim Drake or as Robin? Let me also put this era when you're quicker, if you need someone to be costumed you have night wing at your disposal. Like I forgot from the last session is are we incorporated with bad, girl? Now. Are we like are we like Jared? She's still like solo getting this. I think I try to within accidentally sets in ended her. Is that what happened? I wanna say that Mr. freeze shot through a window. In the scape in the backer of went after him. Okay. Yeah. And Abaco you've just did not catch him. He left, you know, like Ayla eight he left his car, and it is like a pretty good car in. You were just not able to keep up with it with the bike. That tell marks. Or you get cool tasting but ultimately changed. You, you could say he just froze by bike, and then that would be the that definitely is what happened like, okay? Right. Did we go through this? Like is this thing that we did our you read conning this? I mean we we stopped with you finding the clue. So this, this could have happened afterwards after you've clue like or like imperil. Okay. So since we're not like all Batman incorporated, yet. I'm going to be in costume, and I'm going to be ghosting. George Clooney's meeting at Goth Corbin. Explain more, I'm going to be stepping around observing. What's going on without being seen? What is your still rating? I don't know. Okay. Yeah. No your problem. I, I think this is like taking place in his office, though. So that's all right. Like, maybe I'm cross the street using electronic surveillance. Okay. Wanted to do cool. Do they do? They know the Barbara Gordon's background yet. I think we figured, I think you, they figure that I think I remember Alex figure figuring it out last time. Yeah. While we were in the like the ballroom or something, I think they just been cool about it. And haven't told will, like I think I took pictures of your, your person, but before I could like surf the internet about it, you tattoo, my PD and deleted them. Oh, yeah. Yeah. So we don't know I feel like Batman wouldn't know who Barbara Gordon is though, we made operations about how your waxing all weird around around Commissioner, Gordon, when he show up and you'd like run off all stealth. So we've probably deduced it. Yeah. I think you don't know yet, if you do wreck on him. Sorry. Sorry. People listening. Maybe it'll help us move along with the stories. Okay. So. Well, I mean, there would be no reason for Barbara Gordon to be Bruce Wayne's meeting, right. So, yeah, I guess I'm. You know, have to reveal yourself, not unless she was like fairest dealers secretaries on. No, I think she's like a college student. I mean college students can have internships. Yeah. But she. It actually it wouldn't be inconceivable for you to have an internship ago core. And I would allow that level of convenience we could even say that you have specked of that God core pet some kind of connection to this for a while. And now that like batmans on it, you're kind of, like, okay, we'll know him very sure. I think it would be too convenient. If I was an intern at go Corp, because it takes it takes a while to get an internship, somewhere, not in the movie. Yeah. That's the thing that sucks about. See. That's the thing that sucks about some movies is, they're unbelievable, in things that would very easily have been made believable. So I'll say she. The kid likes and his blockbuster movies, detailed realism, and internship programs. Just not laziness what if you were a bar Easter in the in house, like, Starbucks. No, that's worse to me. I recorded Stover Starbucks burst. We. We could say that she's. We could say that she's not there and move along. Yeah. That's almost because it almost doesn't make sense that she would be there at all. Do some hacking get. Yeah. Sure. Okay. Because that's also that's also kind of her thing at this point, she's not just following Batman and Robin around. She, she wants to be more like backup than another partner. Like she might be off doing something else, because she's like I know they can handle this Goth Corp thing. And I'm pretty sure I have some like Hake Shire's of, of. Our evidence. All right. So to move on here. Yeah, we're gonna do is we're going to have this conversation. This'll be like more more patients, telltale games book. We're gonna conversation with a I got a little southern. They're here that conversation with. Okay. With them. With ferris bueller? I'm so glad that we've made a joke name because it's easier to remember that, that his real name was fairest. Bueller and a and George Clooney, and you to want to interject into this to, like cut away to you to do something just do it. Like I don't have to ask you if your turn. I, I'm not gonna tell you, it's your turn. You're just going to Phoenix. Right. Style be like hold it in your going to do something. Okay. Another thing. That's the thing I will tell you guys you guys have just been some like super well behaved roleplaying game players. I think you should do a little less of that. I think a lot of that you guys have been, like, okay you like been like trying not to like overstep, the bounds of like what a player could do you were like, I'm not allowed to like shape the world. That's supposed to be the GM STA if you want to do a thing. Like, like let's say like. Like you're in a fight scene, or something in your like I wanna punch this person. If you have an idea of, like how that altercation could go you can like speak for the NBC to see. See trees. Yeah you can speak for the trees. Where next time Batman fights trees, maybe actually will happen. Okay. Okay. So you come to Fairfield office, and he, he's like, hey, chewers. How you doing? What, what, what's he Cajun feel like I said, I should mention that like you and like Goth Corp our competitors in some ways, but you are not like bitter competitors. This is some overlap, but you, you know, you're not you're Nintendo and Sega in the nineties, or more than ten dough and saying it now. If you do you want to be. Yeah. You know what I would definitely say that, that clean Corp is is is intendo? And like anything else in town. Sega perfect. I heard it was your day all, so I decided to pop into a visit. He says, like. George, you know that anyone that's Gump Acer would cling corpse than doesn't have a day off. But I could give a couple of hours for Brandon guards can I interest? You take that would love some, you know, catch up roll time sake. I miss the days when we would just have brandings Gars every teams day, Tuesday's that was Brad into gardai. As, as they're moving into the office and getting the whole brandy and cigars thing I wanted to cut to Robin, who is across the street up on up on the top of the building, just like hanging out on the ledge with his surveillance gear out, just eating a sandwich. Leading just eaten the grilled cheese sandwich thinker, fared and brought hoping. How long are we going to linger on him chewing before we cut back at least three choose maybe? Half more like it's off three fully choose by bites like chop and then some choose. Yeah. One by shoes and like, maybe half of swallow like cuts. Right. At that is Tim Drake of -tarian affiliate. This is important. No, he is not. You hear any cheese spin? That's why I'm asking. In fact, you know what I think he put some lettuce on this, grilled cheese sandwich just to piss off poison Ivy. Yes, it does put like tomato on it. And I'm like, why, why are you doing this? Yeah. Like. Sandwich with bacon on it. Well, let's people do that. But I think it's overkill, like I've never tried that have to do that. I think it's just people needing to cool it with the baby wanted to have a crow Commissioner you just put that he inland there. The French do. I said that word croque-monsieur the other day you made fun of me for saying those words for fifteen real minutes. Why are you? Well, it sounds right? When when they say. This is the proper situation talking about putting pork on your just saying it the show off. Like Luca the loan, fringe words, I knew. I'm a blessing to your lives. I just would like to remind you all. Carry on. All I wanted to say your status is that he's there. Fairus opens up a port zoo, brandy from he has one of those like nice like glass, decanters. He opens a box of cigars. He kind of puts toward you. And he says they're not Cubans any like wings at you. I'm sorry. Doesn't embargo on Cuban cigars, and they are legal. Oh, yes. The joke is they are keeping in there. Okay. Again. Now, I'm sorry. Right. A ha ha. Take one time towards Clooney played by Neil Patrick. Here's left by Belay. Actor Harrison, George Clooney, as I'm self, I have been a definitely been imagining this whole time. Did we land that? I was played by Michael Sara. Yes, I believe. That makes the same it seemed like way better. Of pitting. What was I saying? Oh, so fair is ask you why you're here. Hey, what's, what's Asian? Why are you coming by? I, I have to know win you the business. The pleasure is always at mixed with the least of drip, a business. Well, first and foremost force, I was sitting in my giant Nanshan all alone with just my ward. My young ward, did we've assigned the board was weird. We decided that it wasn't feared right. Definitely is weird. Don't know what else to call him my. On it. Like company of dogs. Shouting at you guys. Sorry, down now sees me. I was standing on top. So. He's just like monkey squatting on their downs like ill, or like when. Yeah. Yeah. No, it's L. Yeah. Like the bag is last protagonist. We ask you why you're here and you said, what you were you were interrupted. Nice said, you know sitting giant mansion with my adopted. Sign the end. I realized that I use Rona dulled conversation so long way. Just hang out with my very good friend, various feeler. But the way I heard something it was shown weird. I heard some like gossip upon the streets about some weird like hice robbery that happened. How is that I wanted to come off about it? Oh, you mean the thing over at the botanical garden? Yes. How is that? Gardens. The museum. Oh, yeah. That was from a. Yeah. I guess I guess both kind of happened last night. Didn't they did they? Which one that I got the what? Episodes wanted to happen, the same evening. But I don't remember if time passed between two and three. Anyway, they said too, about this crazy Gunilla stoned river. Has it came from you isn't that weird. He's quiet. I, I can is not looking at you. Oh, gosh, I'm sorry. I did not mean to imply anything wrong with that. I did not mean to imply that at all. You know, I was just coming here to chat about the crazy peasants on the street. I am so sorry. That's a kind of a messed up thing to say, George. What you mean? Like. I guess, I just don't think money makes me other people, I have to say. Either course. This friend Cameron lake. He's pretty poor. I mean like is rich and eight just like it was so main to as whole life. Yeah. Listen, he thought driving car backwards would take the dominant. Is like so a gun. I you know, I mean, like George I we're friends I can tell you. We don't develop weaponry here. I mean, I guess we develop I'm not saying we never developing dangerous, but we're not we're not like a government contractor or anything. We don't. Where at least on a military contractor, we don't we don't make weapons. Yeah. That's what I thought it was so weird that they were talking to them. Gonna are we talking here? You know, the dangerous crying that hurts people, I didn't think that you into this mess of forthing, anyone, by the way, I told him that idear for I feeler was that kind of guy, but who seems like raising peaking. Anything with, like riot, jenex or something like that, that, perhaps when stole information for to make some kind of weapon, you know, George. Of course, not in George takes a long drag on his cigar. He's like, well, we used to have cryogenics department actually, but yeah, I got shut down. There's a pretty bad accident awhile back in the. Yeah. I had no idea what happened. There was a guy. Doctor is named Victor. Well, we kinda muse. I mean I know earlier we don't like weapons. But we you know, we work with some stuff that could be pretty dangerous in. He was using the cryogenics to do some unauthorized projects. And we, we try to set them down. But he got he got violently but pull the gun on us and. The altercation. There was an accident in. Some of the equipment broken. I mean it just doused him in the stuff. He died instantly. That's, that's theory upsetting. I'm so sorry to hear that. It's a. A rough but. No. I mean but yeah, I just only quip everything for the project was disposed up destroyed. So I can't imagine anything could have been taken from here and. And the reused wherever you heard that rumor it really was it have been just a rumor. Of course you know that happens all the time. I think you again, for four to wring your lovely office with me. I, I really am enjoying myself. I'm so sorry to brought up all of this, you know, negative stuff how Ben? You know, I get it the. I know I said earlier that haven't money doesn't make us better than anyone. But it just put us in a position of sponsor -bility in the. We gotta check up on each other. Right. Make sure where any he almost seems to have Glendon is is he says using using our power responsible? Right. Do you think of us in power sponsor? I think it's a question you should ask yourself every day, George. Ask myself every day. But no, I wasn't implying anything specific. That's good to go. How is your boy, what's his name Tim? Yep. It's is it. It is too. It is. Ten you know, he's doing right. You know, I really. As far as I wasn't sure of taking on, you know, a kid was something that I would be best at, but we all do our part. You know, and he's doing great. He's at mating very well. I want to play on a cut Tim right now. And he's just sitting on the roof pick it as nose. Three. Hygiene is incompatible. Hey, Becker, you've been pretty quiet. I guess I could go ahead and say. Doing so. She's a college student, but she still lives in the city where I'm just going to go and say, virtually Gordon dad still lives in the city where he's the Commissioner. So she's like over what time of day, is it? I think it's always like the middle of the night. If I was thinking, like six, or seven pm? Okay. So, yeah, she's like at Commissioner Gordon's house for dinner, just like checking her PDA? That is transcribing. What's going on in the meeting? She's with did you collaborate with Clooney to do this now? She's she's tapping into. Tim surveillance is she she's already established like a connection. Like we tween the headsets. I'm going to check back on the records of when Victor Cohen quote died. Okay, it was about, like eight years ago, and there is actually some security data the security camera data that is like really buried in, in the system like they thought they deleted it. But you know they didn't like they didn't really scrub it. They didn't like burn the server like they should have, or whatever if they were trying to hide it. I definitely watch that. Okay. So what you see on that. On that security tape is basically. What fares? Bueller? Told George Clooney just with a couple of like very important details. Taken out for one thing you do see this. Dr Victor freeze he appears to be working on. There's a person in a an alike. Cryogenic tube. And he appears to be working on. Something to do with that person. And then. Buehler does indeed come in with a couple of security guards any inlet seems to be like an angry altercation? Bueller? Kinda says that he's studying down this project. It was drinking his company's funds in this was this, this research was not. Approved by him. That makes Victor for Rica Victor figure begs him, not to. And he says, something that makes you think that this person this tube is a woman who he cares for very much. And that if he stops this project that the that it will effectively kill her vicar pulls a gun on Buehler. Buehler like, kinda like tells his guards to open fire on him and in Victor like falls into a table of these crowning chemicals, and, yeah, like it looks bad and then that's the end of the end of the tape. Can I find any files about what happened with the equipment and the, the program the, the floating floating lady, a lot of those? Seem to be scrubbed clean, but you can tell where that room was in the building. In way in Goth court. Yeah. Okay. So I wanna wreck on this a little bit. So seen the scene already happened where it showed that Barbara was at Mr. Gordon's house just for dinner. She gets up at NCC's. Thanks and leaves. Oh says, yeah, I have some homework to do. I need to get back to my place and leaves. And then. Guest goes she goes and gets under bike drives away a little bit. And then puts on like her bat costume and and radios in to Robin and said and says, like what did you see? I heard you gas or something, I don't know, sense. No, no. I like that. I think that is good. Are you still spying on us a little girl? I. So he does. But like, don't do that. We're trying to make us better. Yeah. She's like ten years older than you. That's funny. Michael Sarah is just. Just a turtle twelve year old. Yep. I tell back grow what, what happened. Are you going to try I, I wanna do voice, but I just don't know how to do like a good. I gotta try and go inside. Voice slightly voice. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Just doing like this. That's all you gotta do know. She's also getting a voice. No, that's great. Do that. My, my Robin voice. Mickey mouse. Oh, yeah. I was I was gonna head in there and see what I could find. But I've not been spying on you because I don't trust. You have, I'm where I don't I'm not good with coq dialogue right on the spot. But I wanted to say. A lot longer than you have this. Along the lines of I'm on my way to help you. Not hinder you that makes sense. I know any of this going on. I do because our telepathy. I assume I'm Brady radioing you a play by play as I'm doing this. Yes perfect. Okay. Batman will Clooney really of earlier, I think you were going to say something, and then they launched of like pretty good role playing their humor, that was used to say. No, I was just going to help Robin out by asking what Dr Vickers last name was or is Dr Victor, his last name. Victor freeze. Victor freeze fries. It's like if our I e s. What did you yell the way to explain kid why you yelled his name? I like standing meal. Patrick. Here's just standing in the office. What was what was talking last night? Oh, it's free. Dr freeze Dr three. How do you spell that threes? Now, that was telepathy is yelling until the I'm sorry. It's way better. If you just say. Is like a yeah. That's, that's the last name of the guy that we were talking about, like fifteen minutes ago. I guess I'm waiting for bat girl to arrive, so we can infiltrate this secret room. She lands next to you. Hello. Building. I don't catch you. All right. Speaking character, Alex. I thought it'd be cool. So it would be Huntress or spoiler. Maybe. Question the hell you are. I'm not gonna have is now I'm not gonna have to gravelly voiced detective characters in this arc. He is now booster goal question, isn't a gravelly voiced character. I guess he's definitely dour though. Yeah. I mean he's he's got no face. Yeah. I mean he's just the blueprint for ROY shocked from watchmen like he was gonna be Russia for watchmen of them were like kills these characters if AL's gonna kill these characters my ways Mike make up his own characters. It's sort of killing these characters. We just bought. Right. Sorry, I'm going gonna stop. What is going to stop the railing conversation bore of? I doubt that will ever happen. He's a weirdo any. So what do you guys do it? You go into this room. Yeah. So you know which room it is, though. Yeah. I've got I've got a layout. Okay. I've got the architecture Eliya. Fine, if you guys just like found your way, there are like outside the door to you. Yeah. You definitely go down this hallway. And you find this, like, no, there's even this low. This is a great chance to have like a cool. First time Tim and Barbara team up to sneak into a place seen. We like knock out some guards. Okay. Yeah. I was that you find the floor where you need to go and. But yeah you are in a safe place right now. And you could definitely see that there's some guards in the way of where you need to go guards. I didn't wanna knock guards today. There are not. They are armed with guns which seems like a thing they should not be allowed to be armed with a gun free zone. My cat cats coming in over the Mike growling at this. I can't. Anyway. Yeah. So, so we'll say you guys. Do you guys want to be like a bit or like behind the door or what I, I think it'd be just in my mind. What I'm picturing is like we sent a couple of, of lines across to the building. And we know that doesn't make sense because you can't zip line up. You could if you're grappling like Batman grappling ex. Yeah, so we do that. And so we're like suspended on the outside of the building. So I had you like if you peak around the edge into the window, you can see. Into an empty office and the door is opened at the beyond that you see the hallway where you need to go. You can also see this hallway is being patrolled by two guards in this hallway is t shaped so one of the guards is patrolling the horizontal hallway in the other ones vertical hallway and occasionally, they'll meet and kind of, like turn around, and, you know, like Melliger solid style. What are you guys want to do? Let's be much better. If we were in a vent system, don't you have the schematics of the building? I do. Can can you find the vent system that would be accessible via nearby? Let me boot that up on the old that berry nice soup. Okay. Heading reverts open. Flappy bird thing. Oh, yeah. It would make sense. They have opened in nineteen. Yeah, let's, let's, let's go through the ventilation system. And see if we can get a little bit closer and maybe we can. These cards to get into this room. Is there a great nearby? I don't know buildings work. But like sure there's one of the outside. A exhaust somewhere. Right. If it's if it's a ventilation system. Yes. Vince to the outside of the building. I don't know where they are top of the building like it seems like they would be. There would be some along the walls of it will for ease will say that that's definitely what's happening. Yeah. Spiderman PS four mission, where you have to like, go up the, the heat exhaust pipes or whatever or like Ungun. Yeah. Quite remember, it's like that. That's, that's building is yeah. Okay. So we do that. Squeak. Squeak. Squeak. Squeak. Squeak. Sleekly the ventilation system does not go into the room you need to get into it does. However, run the length of, of the t shaped hallway. In will say there are Vince at each end of the tea in the middle of T. Okay. So what I propose is are they? They're, they're patrolling do they meet at the middle of the t. Yeah. Yeah. That is that works is that how it worked? So if they meet at the, the middle of the tea when they split up and go the opposite way by the Vago. Every time I do it you can tell if they've been doing this like. Like six times an hour eight hours a day for a long time. And like fake just don't know how to make an awkward inquiry. Hey. Just do the like the ruffle your mouth smile at each other. You say. What I was saying is when they part ways, we'll just drop through each vend like Arkham asylum style, and like just knock him out and pull them back up through the vent. Okay. Sounds good. Well fighting. I need to go get my dice. Cramp. Once. Right. Fighting fighting fighting biting there. I'm gonna spend a point. Okay, good to make sure that, that this, this happens, hopefully. Oh, yeah. It's a five plus one. A six. Can I can I do something like add to the little bit, of course? So like. So where where, like looking down at where like they're crossing point? Right. Right. I actually -ssume that we're in separate places looking down a way from their processing point. Okay. So we're on, like Egypt, the hall. Okay. Then I would make sense. What was your thing? Maybe it'll be better. I was gonna say like while they were crossing. I could like drop like device that like springs out in attention. Ron on either side just like confuse them and have them looking down. And then drop on them like a surprise attack. I mean. Do that. What do you do ends up to you? I think I like yours better decided the hall. Yeah. Okay. In like we just drop on them after they they've turned it in several ways. Yeah. Sounds good. Tonight. You got to decide if you're spending points of enroll your diesel, six. Well, no. I should go ahead and spend points. That's probably good. Yeah. Is reset after each encounter. Yeah. It's actually true. Yes, it is been at the beginning of excessively reset. Right. In the rules, says they said at the end of each encounter. Yeah. But this whole thing is an encounter. Yeah. I'm I'm not saying that it's not. Yeah. Like mixed session. We'll have our points back. If we get through this encounter tonight, think Kia, but okay. Or if there's a new annex scene or something. No, I'm not deciding that. That's what you've told us trying to get that, right. I guess that's the way. Road is. It's been free. Okay. Two six you both world six the guards each role, the five so you guys do it. Yeah. Like like pretty definitely you guys do you win. And so now this hallway is a clear and you can go up to the door, you need to go through. Nice. Wait. Can I roll play? How I do it. Yes. Yeah. Because we're going to do the organ, we're going to thing here, but yeah, what is it? So like from the, the vent system. I, I like whisper. Hang here that he looks up. And I go through hands. I land on his face like bouncing face. I twist around like bring his head into the ground. Just like with my body weight is bringing it he's not dead. Somehow just Harry knocked out. I assume he's wearing a helmet if he's like a ghost. Just like breaking walls and ceilings, but they're fine, not even. Yeah. Alex, do you have anything that was cool or I should say, we're? I just kind of like tach my repel line to the to the, the vent at I just dropped down, and like Kelly swoop up in my, my little Cape level yellow Cape. Bring him back up into the punch him in the head. So you are just doing Arkham asylum. Yeah. Yeah. Okay. Okay. So you guys can approach this door now. Let's do it. It is quite adore. It's locked Doorns park. It's got this like yellow and black striping on it. And this is like key pad thing there that, like doesn't even seem to work anymore was oak. Is mahogany. The marvel at all right. From into DC. I spy the key pad and I do a little bow on a gesture, like after you. Why thank you. Mistake out my. Yeah. The bad berry berry t- think that you could hack this thing to open this door, but it would make an alarm go off in. There is no way able that alarm. Are there like a Jason doors that we might? Nope. This is the only door into this place is they were really trying to knowledge anyone near this thing. I want to believe that there's just like an open door, next to that, obviously goes into this room. Fall out for like four the like. The doors are just open mixed like super high level block pick doors. Yeah. Yeah. I'm not the design my game a little better. Actually, they're very good at design their execution. Okay. You have you've already hacked. It was you've already hacked into. Oh, buehler's. I have right. Yeah. Yeah. No, no. The, the, the keypad is like destroyed the only way to open. This door is to, like, hot wire it. What I've already cracked into their system. What if I just disable their alarm from the front desk, you cannot disable this alarm? It's on its own system, and it's right. I'm not I'm not saving. The alarm itself. I'm disabling their receiver at the other end. Okay. So the alarm will trigger from the door, but I'm disabling their receiver. So they don't hear the alarm, this alarm doesn't seem to be electric. I mean it's electric in a sense. It uses trinity but doesn't use computers. It's like it's like how it'd be like trying to hack. It be like trying to hack a sprinkler to get to not like sprinkle fire went off like it's not a thing you could do. So then there's going to be circuit or a wire that goes to an alarm bell that I can cut. I mean, I guess you could drive. I'm gonna try that. Okay. I mean every alarm system has a way to be turned off or shut off show is how just a magic alarm that was always in place. Fine. I'm gonna try to do that. What's a skill you can use to do that? Well, if it's not computers. And it's probably not botany. Might not be linguistics notice. I try to throw the whole notice that thing and been just not having every every session. Info notices just if you're like in a in a room in like a big room in, you need to, like, like. You know what I exception check in for one of one of its explosives? Okay. I could I could try to plaque pack a controlled charge to, to blast the door away from the the alarm. I like this. I like this. So while this is going on years under, just chatting about life, and his family, my family, and our recent trips DisneyWorld together. Continue. I feel I feel like I feel like Batman would go to a Warner Brothers theme park. Don't you think? Certainly. Have any real characters this universe? Certainly would marvel of sieve DisneyWorld last time we went to universal studio, there was another band there and he just. George Clooney Bill so uncomfortable. George Clooney just didn't like it. Okay. Wait. A Florida Batman. Is that what you're saying? Benjamin, there's a Batman for every state. Is that what bam corporated is never read that? Yes. Maybe I know those Japan, Batman. Pay 'em man. It work. Anyway. I like I like I like exposes. So do you definitely do that? I'm definitely doing that. I will even spend a point to make sure it works. Okay. Well, I. It's out of the tech tree, which is not the generals did a point. It's, it's more like you get a little bonus. Yeah. I want the bonus to be I don't set off the alarm. Bonus. No. You know, just putting thoughts in your head. Okay, go ahead. And so we're going to do that. We're gonna make it explode. A control of pleasure. Well, short of the exposure, though is still an explosion in definitely like. It's definitely loud. But it destroys everything here. So the alarm does not go off. Yeah, I do. However. It is it is allowed in so winter cutback to. Batman in ferris. Fairus you both kind of distantly here this? Of I guess, Batman you, you have an idea of what's going on. Yes. Because telepathy, yeah. Yeah. And a m like like fierce bueller is like what blazes and he's like excuse me, a second. He's, he's like, he's like, walk walk into his desk to, like, pick up the phone call. Someone stare as I'm sure that, you know, here's a Curie team is more than capable of handling, whatever that is. I'm really interested about how your cats were doing you were just telling me about the one with diabetes. Please. Tell me how that ones do. Do you have like? A bluff skill or something. So we're going to go to charm. And I'm going to charm him. I say. There is. I know that you've run this, this business like, you know, proper ship, 'cause you used to be in the navy ride any were so good at it. And I know that you've got plenty of security people who could handle that. But I'm really interested to know about your cat. In how you know she's doing with all the diabetes shots. Can you show me pictures? Why do you be considered? Been asking law. I'm sorry. I thought that we were just friends getting together in talking about life stuff. I didn't know that. I would. Doing something wrong there. Maybe I should. Should go win in let you attend to your business. I'm so sorry. I didn't mean to. Father, you you're clearly stressed out. I think that does it. I think the idea of like George Clooney. Leaving because of something he said is like not a thing he likes. Like you don't wanna run George Clooney out of your out of your building. Even if your business competitor with him, and he's like, no, no, I'm sorry. I just. I've just skittish lightly. I understand. It's been a lot of weird stuff happened in the city, I under state leave all been under, you know, a lot of stress and pressure, and there has been a lot of weird things. That's you know, one of the reasons I wanted to come in and talk to you, and make sure you were doing okay, especially, you know, since I heard that weird, those weird rumors I just wanted to make sure that, you know, you hadn't heard, if you had that you were doing no k within because gosh, I remember your remember last year when those crazy rumors were flying around my business in you. You know, you personally to give that gift basket that really touched me. I just wanted to come out like old friends like we used to do. Yeah. Yeah. He does this like crooked Linas for Charlie Brown smile. And he like. Helix feels touched by that. And he was like, yeah. Yeah. We, we've always been. We've always put a friendship, I haven't. But I mean, honestly, of course, I understand that you as a businessman, if you need to get to this, I can, you know, Steph out in. No, no, you're right. I, I hire good people who can take care of. I'll ask about it. Later, you're more important. Okay. You have. You have a do were successful. Good job. Okay. Let's go back to the other guys, I would say that Batman has bought us some time but. Yeah, we got to be quick about it. There's not much in this room. True to his word the seems to have been shut down and sealed off a long time ago. It doesn't even seem to have been cleaned up after the ultra -cation you saw on the tape except that there's definitely not a body of guy in here. But there is that too, and they're does still seem to be a person. So I guess there is a body. Are there? Vitals coming off of this person. Is there any kind of readings? This person is barely alive, but they are alive. This thing is still plugged in for some reason. It's still this tube is still plugged, Dannatt still. Even even though the rest of this is deserted on operational. There's, there's also a small chart. Well, you know, not a small clipboard, that's the, the base of this, too. I will look at that chart. A sort of literacy skill. Can you read? It's an English. So you're good. But I'll, but you can also read the doctor chicken scratch on it. So that's good because you're linguistics bills. So you this, basically, what this tells you is, at this person's name is Nora freeze in her night, last name is spelled like Victor freezes last name wonder if it says, mom. Well, her age is lifted as thirty one which makes you think that no, she would not be that adult man's mom. You're a lot. No. Okay. What else is the chart? Tell me Benjamin. Year. You I know you probably have some medical knowledge. Do you have medical? I mean I could tell you I do there is medical expertise. But do you don't lie to be? Oh, I thought you were just asking if there was a thing on the cheat. No, I do not. I guess you guys probably biscuit point at least one point everything new. This game is like broke it or doing it. Ron probably that one. It's probably about about. Kobe will become. Well, okay, one thing that's different. Is that really this game is supposed to be like, long detailed complicated intricate campaigns like? Like yard on pins like on a on a cork board with pictures on the complicated like so you're supposed to be like have like really spend your points a lot like if it was not, how do I get stuff? That makes a really good podcasts. Yeah, you're right. I watched the creator of the game like play of YouTube a little bit. And it was like awful. It was probably a great game. But like watching five people play and I wasn't participating was terrible. I don't know where I was going. All right. But so your medical knowledge will tell you that, like this is above a bean. I, I know it's weird to tell you that you can't read anything else of this chart, but your medical modest sales that is just crazy. Advanced this is not something that even like, like smart, doctor people will be able to whoever wrote, this is was on the cusp of something. She seems to be. Seems to be suffering from some sort of like terminal disease. In. She was in this crowd. Cryan. Genesis for like, two reasons one to keep her alive in to the crime. Genesis seems to have been a key to the cure for her condition. And you have found the cork Lou. Yeah, we did it radical, which is which was Nora freeze is still alive. And in this. This building. So you guys have what you'd need the you guys Li like how do you guys get out here? Now, I've been taking pictures. Pictures? Patients are good things. Is there any way to reinforce the power conduit to like, maybe? You know up her quality of stasis. I would say that's beyond your like scientific knowledge. Like I know you probably have a lot on there. But. Like you don't know Victor freeze knows I again this this machine is like nothing you've ever seen or heard of it's incredibly advanced. But I figured you'd also figure like it's worked this long by itself. Is there a way we can replace the door so that? We running out time. So I think I would say you don't have time to at this point. The damage is done. We should just ghost. In fact, let me get my guy out of the vent. And I'm gonna put some some explosives on him. Oh, you're a frame of. Yeah. Nice. I like assuming cameras all. You're hearing like like you're hearing, footsteps like a funder down the hallway, let's go out of here. Okay. Yeah. Can we run across the hall and growth that window? Let's go back on the Vince does allowed though, not if we're quiet about it. If you, if you just book it, you can definitely get out that wind. Okay. We book it. Yes. Oh, yeah. Sorts. You know what you're gonna do? But right as they do that, like back in the office of his phone rings. In. He's like excuse me, a second. I really I really get this. Oh, of course, of course, take your time. I'll just be sitting here looking at these pictures that you're showing me. Oh, yeah. Okay. Cat. He he, he picks up the phone. Any listens for a minute. And he looks very concerned. He's like I'll be there in a minute. Any any puts the phone down. He's like, George sorry to be rude, but seems really do have situation here. Can I can we do this again? Sometime. Oh, yes. Of course. I'm so sorry yet. Please, I'll call again, maybe you know in a couple of weeks. That. Yeah. Yeah. Sounds great. This was nice, right? Yeah. It was nice. We should we should definitely do this again soon. But you take care of whatever you need to do. All see myself out. Don't worry. Kind of hurries you out of his office, and like you another another employee like shows, you Alabama, like very politely colony you, like, Mr. Clooney and stuff. And yet, so you've all have left the building. You've found the core clue. You've all escaped safely. In secretly. And let's go to our final scene here. Somewhere, Mr. free Stanton shadows. She's a lar- you've, he says incredulously she was a muffled voice says until you cross the bat and his brands they show, Mr. freeze a picture of Robin back girl framed in a way that suggests they are tampering with north tube. Mr. freeze crumples photograph in his hand in spare, let's wail, this despair curdle to anger, and he activates new gleaming cannon on his forearm. You are a good person. And as a good person, you understand the importance of good technology. Hi, I'm George Clooney, head of cleantech here at cleantech. We understand the good people can't fight the injustices of personal life and business unarmed. That is why we are the leading distributors of PDA's throughout Gotham. Keep yourself and your information safe with our latest model the clue nine thousand and always remember to not be evil.

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Real Estate Experts Confirm Having George Clooney Living In Attic Greatly Increases Property Value

The Topical

08:01 min | 9 months ago

Real Estate Experts Confirm Having George Clooney Living In Attic Greatly Increases Property Value

"From the onion onion public radio. I'm Leslie Price and this is the topical. We're not quite done fact-checking. Today's episode. Here's a few pieces of news that I assume are already good to go here. Today's top stories frustration is mounting Across the Nation today as members of the American populace formally announced their life urination with the fact that Sunday comic strips are still wildly unsynchronized with weekday storylines and range citizens also announced that they have half a mind to March down to the local newspaper Syndicate office themselves to demand an explanation. It's almost Friday motherfukers. So you still have time to tie in tomorrow's clip with Sundays and make things right then next week. We better see how it all resolved. So it's your friends and some good news for you today as experts have confirmed that continuing to listen to a podcast is in fact much more important than taking off your headphones and listening to whatever this woman who's waving her arm off. Front of you and shouting for your attention has to say makes sense to show just started and we still have a lot to get too. I'm sure someone will come along and help her eventually just try not to make eye contact. All right. I'm tired of waiting. We're doing the rest of the episode fact-checked or not right after this. Even as the economy continues to plummet more Americans are looking to become first-time homeowners. And if you're in the market to sell will be our economic report and mercy Hammond is here to share with you one simple trick that is supposedly guaranteed to increase your property value. That's a long way after analyzing decade's worth of housing market trends real estate experts noticed across the board that having George Clooney living in your attic is one of the best things you can do for your home's resale value. Oh, wow. I thought they were going to say granite countertops. And why did you play that clip from O Brother Where Art Thou? Oh, I'm watching it on my iPad. I'll pause it. They'll go ahead. Okay. I spoke with six-time gentrification magazine award winning real estate agent Susanna Razo to find out what harboring the actor director and two times sexiest man alive in your attic can mean for the value of your home finishing an attic or grungy crawl space with Oscar dog. After George Clooney shows a 10% annual rate of appreciation letting him scrounge around the area above. Your living quarters was sleeping in the rafters and watching everything your family does through the air vents wage. It's one of the surest bets you can make in the real estate market right now. It may be an investment but I tell all my clients if you're thinking of redoing your kitchen or upgrading to double pane windows forget save yourself the trouble and go with the Cluny interesting. I had a neighbor with a Patrick Stewart in his foyer a once but you could tell they didn't take care of them stunk like old teabags. What's the maintenance like a cloning assuming? He's installed correctly relatively minimal high-grade versions of the Serie honest are are extremely self-sufficient and sometimes even self-cleaning. Oh Suzanne said that even after forty years in the business, she still surprised by how a seemingly simple addition like a single Hollywood leading man squatting in an otherwise overlooked part the house can make a space feel completely different. All right, you've convinced me. I'm sold, but how do I get a Cluny. My own attic while Suzanne says that part can be tricky since there's only one to go around and demand is only grown since the photo of him accompanied by the hashtag addict makeover went viral on Pinterest. Yeah. Here She is again the most valuable Clooney home. I've personally seen came with the original George today. It's more luck of the draw and I would be remiss not to mention that though an increase in value is all but guaranteed you do risk catching the former Batman in a pranking phase which can result in damage to your home and what if I can't afford him. Is there a lower-cost alternative or maybe something like a starter hung so that new or homeowners can work their way up to a larger star has been advised all buyers to be there is only one certified. So if it seems too good to be true it probably is I know that my husband and I were almost host by a contractor once ourselves. He claimed to have a direct source of the one find a love interest. But when we looked at the fine print we noticed it was actually a twenty-nine-year-old electrician named. Clooney spelled with an ie at the end. Yeah, that's why I always verify contractor offers against the official George Clooney IMDb page other experts encourage buyers to gamble on a more modern style cheesecake timothee chalamet but you do run the risk that was popular now may go out of style. Yeah. Yeah. I remember in the seventies when everyone was putting Bond Arms Around their house. So tacky. Yeah, in other cases even supposedly time-tested Oscar winners can bring more problems than they're worth. I spoke to two families that tried to cut Corners. We have been looking for a home for years holding out hope that we'd find something in our price range with a Clooney dead before finally settling for something in a Matt Damon didn't love it. We went over him with seven coats of paint, but we still can't get rid of him. I just wish we put in the Clooney when we had the chance God down the block putting down any sold his place for four hundred times the asking price the whole neighborhood went up in value. Except our place. Begin with the prime Kevin Spacey. We were told by the seller its appeal without last the house itself. Now we can't give the thing away God damn. It should have put in the clothing a cautionary tale for all homeowners. Thank you Marcy. My pleasure. That's what we are is Marcy Hammond will be back in a moment. A Qualcomm, we believe in staying connected and you can see us wherever 5G is helping transform telemedicine supporting remote education and powering mobile PCS The Invention age is he may learn more a Qualcomm. I am a man of constant. Sorrow Oh, sorry. I'm still watching this movie is a great. Anyway, here's what else you need to know today Democratic presidential candidate. Joe Biden is out to prove. He's not the Sleepy Joe that Donald Trump is making him out to be and in fact does have the stamina it takes service president. The former VP was spotted out on the campaign Trail today going in person to campaign door-to-door inside the JPMorgan Chase headquarters according to his campaign. Everyone biting spoke with was reportedly very pleased with what they heard and were very impressed with the enthused and energetic candidates and with the return to in person learning happening across the country many schools are now wage. To combat and even older problem growing student lunch debt school districts and many states are adapting their lunch models to ease the burden on students and their families by teaching children, the spiritual benefits of fasting sounds like a great way to convince kids not to eats and save everyone a book and finally the popular butter brand Land O'Lakes caused some controversy earlier this year when they removed their own needed logo that featured a Native American woman. Well today they finally revealed what they will be replacing her with on all their packaging moving forward and it's oh, oh my God, I'm not sure if I should can I say this? It's something so offensive that I dare not even describe it. Let's just move on good and that's the topical for today. I'm Leslie Price. 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George Clooney, Sterling K. Brown, Aidan McCann

Ellen on the Go

27:20 min | 2 years ago

George Clooney, Sterling K. Brown, Aidan McCann

"Hi, it's Ellen Degeneres. Welcome to my podcast. We're gonna listen to some of the best moments from the show and it's going to be hosted by four executive producers that I love happy listening on today's episode of Ellen on the go, superstar, George Clooney opens up about the accident that he had on his motorcycle. Awhile back and promotes his new project. Catch twenty two with Ellen sterling K Brown. Gets the ninja scare of a lifetime. Adorable nine year old magician. Eight in McCann blows our minds and spoiler alert. Andy, it's episode sixty nine wow. Our podcast special episode of this your sturdy disgusting. I mean Andy last year. I'm Mary Connolly. Glad it's a fact of life. It's episode sixty nine. Anybody you sit goes in the second guess you? Friends. Hi there. My sister's birthday today. Today christie. Hi, chris. How many birthday Chris? Chrissy. Which we talk about today. Before we get to George Clooney. We have some listener question where do you guys come up with your amazing ideas for the show Andy last ner? Michelle had dot that was from out and Bill. Is there Michelle Cada wise, Julie Bowen, wearing the same outfit? She wore when she tried to scare Blake Shelton a few days ago. Kevin interest- interesting busted, we tape those shows back to back, that, that we had to we got her earn shows go and has fallen on hard times. Outfit poor little thing, the truth is we take those two shows on the same day. She came a little early for her episode and we used her for the previous two shells notice that Michelle Haddad that is. Shantelle Sanders field. Please show Ellen how to hold the flute. I've seen her used this prop three times and all three times. She held it incorrectly. I know Kevin Leman is in charge of showing her these things. And I just have to say it drives this, former band, canned insane says, I know Kevin Leman isn't, I'm I thought he. The expert on how to hold the flute he may have added that. All right. I'll show her. I don't know how to hold the flu. How does she hold it? Incorrectly. Okay. But I don't know. I don't know either. But that's a problem. Show them we're doing. These questions as driving you crazy. And for comedic purposes and. Try to get her to holy crow. Ellen tube and show us how to hold a flute. That's right. And we'll show telling that would be amazing shantelle because. Hosted on Ellen. Hey, this is this is this is how you hold a flute correctly you play. We look for. Yeah. Just give us a little correct. Correct. Yeah. You know what as a smart person, I can tell you. That listening makes a smarter more connected people. It makes us better partners. Parents leaders and there's no better place to start listening than audible. Audible is where so many inspiring voices and compelling stories. 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And here's a great offer that Kevin wants to tell you about. You can start listening with a thirty day. Audible trial of your first audiobook plus to audible originals for free. You can visit audible dot com slash Ellen or text Ellen to five hundred five hundred that's audible dot com slash E. L. L E, N or text. E. L. L. E N to five hundred five hundred. All right. Well, George Clooney was here. Oh, you're. Wish really know but George Clooney was here, George Clooney. He walked out. And I said over the headset now that is a big fat movie star. That is just a. Big time. I mean. Time like yeah. Just there's so few of them these days that are that where you go. It's George Clooney, and you just feel the presence and yet the most regular normal nicest guy. So there's like a shortage of big movie stars, you figure. No, there's a lot of very talented people out there. But I'm talking about the ones who want to see him on a lot of shows. Right. Come around that often he's not he's not out in the world or publicizing expect him because he's into that. Maybe not be super comfortable or run, run out. He likes made himself comfortable here all day, hoops with. He didn't wanna wanna hang out in his dressing room would not have left, he loved being here, and he's just so normal and nice and the conversation they had on the show every part of it was fun. And interesting. And he's funny as hell and and Iyar was shot on our stage. So the stage that yes. Yeah, E R was on our stage not know that. Yeah. So his his big career break of being on Yar happened at the same places. The Hello you. Forgetting about acts of life. Thank you. Ed. I really trained. Well. Time. Honestly, because I never saw. Yes. This is proof. We need each other. Yeah, exactly. But he really is an amazing amazing talk show. Guests we could play so many clips from him. But this one large producers have selected because he was about a year ago. He was in a car accident. A motorcycle accident and a serious accident serious accident. And he talks about it here while you were shooting. This your incidentally. Right. And this is when you had the accident. Yeah. Yeah. I was on a motorcycle scooter, but a big one. And I hit the guy a guy turned in front of me. I hit him at about seventy miles an hour. So I was a I got launched and I like crushed his his windshield in with my head, and then I went flying up after knock mammoth shoes, proper accident. And I actually thought that was it. You know. And if you did one hundred times ninety nine times I wouldn't be be around for. So I got I used up nine lives and then. My wife and I said, okay. Up's bowl to wheels. Well, we know that and we feel bad that you would not get to ride again. So what we've done for you. Come on. And you've got the sexiest man. Yeah, it's your which oh that's, that's an old one. Now the AARP sexiest man still alive. So that gift she just gave. Yes, is so funny, you have to see what it looks like check your DVR so you can see him driving around about scooter. Holy crap. It's a it's a great visual. I'm gonna turn over dead clapping. Thank you. I think we should play a clip of him talking about his kids twins and about how he is dad. I thought it was funny. Yes. Relatable and kind of adorable. Absolutely. So here that you have apparently to children. I found out I have two children. There are about like that now now, are they equal heights? No. He's taller. Yeah. It's weird. They're very they're very their own personalities. He goes outside hugs, my car car, and he hugs it, which is, is bad when I'm driving. Seems dangerous really gets right in the wheel wells. And then and then my daughter's up my wife's closet with versus going mine. So I see this is going to be a fun. Fun life. Yeah. And they're there to right? It'd be two in June. Okay. So two babies is one thing, but to walking around running things is another Zola. They run in two different directions. You should tell them together with, like a bungee. Yeah. So that they can only go so far. I hadn't thought of that. That's why I'm here I come to you for most parental advice. Yeah. Well, yes. I always come to you, aren't you smart? Yes. Yeah. But that's really sweet. That they're, and they're so are they pretty well behaved for two because the terrible twos is thing. Right. Very well. They were sick of the last couple of days does sort of ruin your nights is you must imagine, and did they in the same room. Yes. Most of the time, unless they're just waking each other. Right. Isn't that a thing like because I have a friend who has two kids, and to finally separate them and have their own rooms. Is that going to be a thing? I don't know. I haven't done it yet. I'm a find out it will come to me for parents advice. Do they have accents because you live in Italy? And then here in England and England. So you the other day I caught my son because my wife is very, very English. British my son said, zebra. To fix that. That's not gonna happen. No, no, no, no. But what kind of accent, they have, then if they're to do they have do they have an accent, cute? Tell you do. They can here's the scary part because the obviously got my, my wife's brains. They're, they're not quite two and they can count from one to twenty in English and Italian. I'm still trying to do the. That was. Yeah. Wow. They are super smart. Then. That's right. That's scary, when they're smart because it's easier when they're dumb. I got a lot of dumb relatives awful easy. Thank you. Mr. Clooney, George Clooney. Thanks, buddy. Go back. I'll touch you later. What you're saying. Clooney was listening. I said, thanks, buddy. I'll text you later. 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On four K ultra HD. We got another like if he's in charge of movies. Yeah. Sterling K Brown was one of my favorite actors on television fantastic. Good on this is us. I know this is this is one of Kevin's favorite shows, and it makes Kevin cry. Every week every SOPs up I get it. And I would say this you have to watch. But we go to L in tube and find it but we scared him the first time he was here. Yep. We scared him the last time us on the show. Right. And he came back. And of course, I said, we're not scaring you. He looked around. He was very suspect and did a lot of inspection of the tables to the way we scared on the last time was we played a game, and the performance area of our stage which was to people facing each other at a table seated facing each other at a table playing a game where they had to describe the it was, basically, it was called movies. But during it the table that they're playing in front of was like, made out of styrofoam and our talent exact Corey jumps out of this table and scares the bejesus. Sterling K Brown. So we knew we couldn't scare them that way. So we got a table that looked like a scare table. The top was a false top. You could open it up and see inside the table. We showed him all of that. And then during the game we dropped a ninja from the rafters at crazy and saying at such a fast speed and that can't not scare you. The you can't prepare yourself for something new guy. I knew it was coming in. It's slowed saying, yeah, we love you thought saying not saying I got you. Yeah, you're, you're you're pretty jumpy at times. Anyway, here's the audio of that scare because it's funny still. But then they should really go watch the DVR and check it out. I'm giving we're we're doing and we were going to play your game nothing. You. Is this check I can check it? No, I'm doing you guys think I'm being weird. Okay. There's nobody. Obviously I if I can lift it, nobody's in there. Lift. Okay. I'm good. I say. Copy that, that's how well built these things are. All right. Okay. So we were going to play your game. But then I told you about a game that I play is really fun. We portion are play when we're driving long distances. It helps pass the time. So I will say a famous person could be an artist. It could be a celebrity, it could be a sports player. And so, I'll start with a name and then you have to start with the first letter of the last day. And then I have to start with the first letter of that last name, I will start with sterling K Brown. Let's go with. So it's a b. All right. And I'll say we're known adjusted. Judge reinhold. Okay. Ryota. They have Oregon or again, so there's no less name Ricky Martin. Okay. Mary Tyler Moore Mandy Moore. Mariah carey. Where huxtable didn't count. Now. Okay got snow did. But, but. It's if you repeat or, or if you can't think of something in certain very. All right. Mark wahlberg. Kill you. Were also busy with the show during the week. It's hard to find time to fit in hot breakfast. But we just heard about this thing called just crack. Neg hot. Fluffy scramble yet. Ready in less than two minutes. How's that possible call? You have to do is that a fresh eg over there diced ingredients stirred up, microwave and boom. You're hot breakfast dreams, have been answered. I want this immediate. I know there's actually seven different scrambles, there's the Denver, the veggie southwest aisles more than I can even name. So you've gotta try just cracking AIG and take breakfast back. Go get it in the gal Andy. This is up your alley. The automatic pain cakemaker. Perfect. Sounds amazing. It's like two minutes. A lot of time. Like I don't have time to eat it sounds like a great thing. So what happens when we see a tape of a nine year old Irish magician on a Friday airland on a Friday? What happ well, when the visa workers, all when the visa paperwork, all taken care of here. They're here the following Wednesday. Yup. That was that was mind blowing to me how we saw the tape of this kid. Yeah. He was adorable door is mom was was the subject of the trick that he showed us on his video tape so super sweet. It felt like the next minute. I'm sitting in a production meeting saying that he's going to be on the show and he flew from Ireland with his with his family. Unbelievable super super sweet kid and a very earnest magician. Yep. Such as and you have to watch them on Ellen too. But here's a little bit of, of his personality. Nice to meet you. I saw your video. You really, really good. Thank you. And your from Arlanda. This is your first time in LA. And yes. How do you like it? I love it. The it was an eleven hour flight hotel is you though, like has twenty four floors. Yeah. Yeah. Is that like the biggest hotel you've ever seen on yesterday? We went to the walk of fame in the Hollywood side. Oh, wow. So you're having fun here. Yeah. That's wonderful. Okay. So I'm glad you're here, and you do magic and I love magic and your nine. How long have you been doing this? I've been do magic for four years now. I've started off like Mogae kids like sets of module, and then. Nick. And then I started doing college magic, but the one annoying thing is sometimes there's, like, Joe some really easy techniques. I can't do because I have small ponds. Oh, will not prolong. All right. So what are you doing today? And I'm going to be doing cortra- shorts though, right here. I have a deck of cards, all the chords, Ariffin. Yup. Great. So I'm just gonna get you to tell me when to stop. Okay. Okay. Tom, you stop great now this cord right? Here is going to be ok. Okay. But nobody's going to look at it until later on. Okay. Sure. So we'll just put that right there. Okay. Okay. Great. Now over here. We have a blank DVD DVD case an inside. We have a blank DVD. Okay. Yup. So can you. Please sign the shiny side for me. Ellen sure can. Thank you. There you go. Thank you. That'll be a were a lot of money. Tricky. Thank you. So we'll just put that in its case here Okari close it up. And just pop pop right there. Okay. Okay. Now in my pocket here we have some of my favorite movies. Okay. Yes. Like we have toys story store wars. We have Geraci Paul, Titanic, finding Dory. Oh, I like that. One of your favorite, it really is its own a my favorites is great E. So can you please just go ahead and grab any movie for me? Just anyone anyone just go right on this one. Thank you. So you can just tell everybody what it is, is the incredible 's, the incredible is that movement. Yeah. Great not as much as finding Dory, but you. Hey, great. We'll just leave it down here. Okay. Okay. How incredible what it be if this blunt DVD was now the incredible that would be incredible. Teaches himself these trip. He goes on you. He sees magic tricks. Would you say a little polka dot bowtie? Accent, any complains that part of the problem of him being able to do magic it his age is that he is kid sized hand and so it makes some of the tricks harder for him to do. You know, that's the reason that this is a true story that Donald Trump did not become a magician this because he is really small hands really. Yeah. He would be magician, but his hands were really, really small hands. But man that kid. That's cute. I just loved them. I really did just any was so composed in front of these nine. I know we were low pass mother's day now, yes, but they're the great monologue that I think it was the Lauren Pomerantz idea Ellen worked together about bad mothers day gifts. Yes. And I enjoy it very much. It is to play that one. You are allowed to play you wanna tell me about it. I now you wanna talk about dawn, dawn. Oh boy. Well, yeah. So the first personnel is gonna call on. This is a woman who was given an iron mother of eight mother of eight and was given an iron for mother's day from her husband when the babies were all little. Yes, networks out there. Still married for thirty years. God bless them, but oh my gosh. This poor woman, and dawn. Just looked like a character out of the background of Scarface move. Yeah. It was like a New Yorker. He's just he doesn't care. He's making the funny. I don't know how he got in our studio. He just didn't look like you belong there at all. It was so fun. He was hilarious. Listen to this mother's day monologue. Enjoy before the show. We asked audience members to tell us the worst mother's day gift they ever received and the worst gift. They've ever given. And if it was a secret. I'm so sorry because I'm about to share it with other people in the world. Okay. This name is interesting color. Seta. Ohi. Seta. Peta. There's, there's no need to lean down that Michael. I'm used to little kids. Yeah, yeah. No, you don't need to where do you live? Covering in Salt Lake City, wonderful. Okay. You said a mother of age and one mother's day. My husband gave me an iron. And then she put iron in all caps. So she's angry. Am I unmanned is tonight? No, they're not applauding for him. They're applauding. Why are you putting I don't know what? So why did you ask for an iron? Did you not own an iron? No, no. I his should every day for his with, with my eight children. So I guess he decided I need to keep up with the. Sir. Stand up, sir. Yeah. What's your name, Don? Don, don. Okay. What made you think that, that would be a wonderful romantic rewarding gift for the mother of your eight children, who aren't your shirts every day? Think she asks for night now? Yeah. I think I think she maybe to hit you with. Now, have you made up for that sense? Then have you given her more? We're how long ago was this? We'll be married thirty years. So it was with. In there. Yanga. I have to say that now he dry cleans all his shirt, so. The iron anymore. Good for you. All right. Well, listen, guys. You got a lot of clips today on this episode, you know that I'm really miss some of the banter, that's led by me today. But we, we wanted to give us. John township of the show. Yeah, what's that end? And no. You playing. What are you playing find anything? I'm looking at my camera that is so not sure you were just on something. Yeah. My backyard camera putting in the fake grass. So I want to see what it looks Lori having over. We'll that's what I do. Have you ever seen me on my camera? Do you have one of those in your bedroom? Yeah. Yeah. What's what are you looking at in your backyard right now? They're putting in artificial grass because there's an area. Our back yard get's. No son, whatever. And it just became a dead patch, or we tried every type of grass, and it didn't work. And so we're trying the artificial grass, your carpeting, the are gonna basically we're gonna see how fake it looks artificial grass grows. They convinced us, it was going to look at. So we'll did you get the nice stuff? Yeah. We've now he the cheap stuff. I went with the nicest possible, and yet it actually looks better the longer, you have it, yet, because it gets a little you have my parents do. And they like it. Love love it. All right. Well, that's all I have the same grasses retired. I have the same grasses retired people in Arizona. What Kevin saying let me just say this is this sitting here doing this podcast. We will be playing for the people who want who choose to hear it on Thursday. The sixteenth of may. If my math is correct. It is, we have some amazing people coming up on our show in the next week that I, I think we should just tell name. Well, we have a lovely southern Reese, Witherspoon, okay? That's a big enough star. There can't be more Will Smith. No stoppage, which my friend friend, Tom hang Tom Maria's. Friends, Tom hang Tom Hanks, big big big. And then a couple of weeks. Jennifer Aniston ho and Harrison. Mark Wahlberg Merck. Walberg stead men's coming. Been here. We've never been here and we're gonna talk about him in and Oprah. And for the first time on Ellen Dr Ruth, Dr Ruth amazing, my gosh. I learned so much from her show about you alone. Subscribe today on apple podcasts or Spotify or wherever you're listening right now. And don't forget to watch Ellen weekdays for even more Ellen fund. We would so love to know more about to here at L an on the go, please head over to wonder Reebok com slash survey. It's a really short survey that will help make this show better. The wonder dot com slash survey. W. O N, D, E R, Y dot com slash survey. We'd really appreciate hearing from you.

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Flowbee (MM #3546)

The Mason Minute

01:00 min | 6 months ago

Flowbee (MM #3546)

"With kevin mason. One of the hottest topics of the last week has nothing to do with washington. Nothing to do with politics. It has to do with celebrity and hair cutting. You may have heard that. George clooney mentioned last week on. Cbs sunday morning that he cuts his hair with flo be. I don't know if you're familiar with the flow. Be i think my brother-in-law's had one for years. It was almost bought as a joke years ago. it's a combination hair clipping system in a vacuum cleaner. All in one and of course you would think flabby is going to be the hot product now because of his good enough for george clooney. It'd be perfect for you right well. Of course thanks to covid nineteen. You probably can't buy a flabby. Because they had to shut their factory down back in april. Due to covid nineteen protocols. There are still some out there. But they're impossible to find lots of copycats lots of but sadly the one time a company could've taken advantage of something it's not meant to be core sadly they won't be able to capitalize on it and that's kind of the strange world of twenty twenty in a nutshell. That's publicity you couldn't pay for one of those famous people in the world mentioned your product unsolicited. You can't even sell the product for it What a world we live in.

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Burn After Reading (2008)

Bald Movies

50:25 min | 3 weeks ago

Burn After Reading (2008)

"Stuart i'm recording. Hello everybody welcome. Back to a bold move prestige podcast. Today we're talking about the two thousand and aids Political farce burn after reading written and directed by joel coen and ethan cohen. The brothers go on a stars. George clooney frances. Mcdormand john malkovich tilda swinton richard jenkins brad pitt fantastic cast. They all do a really good job. The film that looks like a million bucks What did you think of jim. This is my first time seeing it. It's one of those few coen movies. I haven't seen yet and yeah look into star power co. boy there's just there's more acting talent in this movie than any movie has a right to have some familiar stuff from cohen's riley he got the george clooney francis gorman's and so i was pretty excited. I went into it though knowing that you didn't particularly like this on your i watch way back when i was a little hesitant thinking okay. We'll see we'll see what to make of this. And i think there are definitely like some really funny moments in this movie. Yes and i was happy when those came along because for the most part i didn't like this movie very much Any kind of started right away. I think for me starting with this dinner party him getting fired and going right into this dinner party and the scene with his wife. We're talking about john malkovich's character cox None of that hit for me like all. These people are just like bad people. Like i would hate to be at that party. There's there's no redeeming quality there and so to start off with that. It kinda started on a sour note and then sort of continued with what i think is. Maybe you know intentional. But sporadic like heading here and there. It's like they're they're costly cutting back and forth between all these different characters because there are a ton of characters right and they all have their own piano vs and they'll have backstories that they're trying to get to And i just found like between the pacing of this thing taking a while to get into the stuff that i think of as like coen films and that editing style and it not being super funny most of the time or the humor being way more subtle than i was expecting from cohen brothers film. It just wasn't clicking for me. Yeah so this is. The i agree largely everything he said. This is the third time. I seen it ir. The first time. I saw a went to see the movie theater i was. You know this is very early on to my being free of my religious things. And i was really. I've i've always admired the coen brothers films. And i think it's the first opportunity for me to see one in theater and looked amazing. You know is a big fan of what brother where where art over there. Whereas thank you thank you i was trying to put trip and fargo so of and seeing george and francis back together and you know all these other characters i was very excited to the commercials trailers look very funny and i remember watching it in like three pretty good belly. Laugh so yeah in. It's like there's one in particular that is just just the setup and the juxtaposition of what you were expecting versus what you actually got really brings down the house but just left me really cold. Yeah and i think we know when i think of The other cohen screwball. Films like the big lebowski raising arizona raising arizona even fargo which is kind of in this kind of black comedy lane. There's always a person or two. That i am really pulling for you know that. They are very charismatic. they're innocent. they're not up to anything. they just. They have a very simple desire to get back with their family or to have a child or hill alone. Get the rug back. You know be left alone and get the damn rug back and go back to the you know enjoying the rest of their life stuff that like you naked root for and it's kind of like you know warm and fuzzy characters and this it's a very Always sunny sensibility and that everyone is kind of some version of a selfish oblivious aseholders elements of them that are sympathetic like i sympathize with you know seven going through a life and realizing that their bodies on the back half of where it used to be and you know. They're losing their desirability. They've put a lot of stock and data empathize with someone who feels lonely in a relationship and neglected and and board and and it goes. I kind of you know frustrations of someone who is smarter than he thinks. Everybody else in the crowd is and has never appreciated but like the goals that they all individually have and the way they're going about it is all like everyone in this is essentially You know The the the william h mesa character from fargo. Yeah they're all going about some petty crime and treason to get ultimately very vain glorious things to happen and you know there wasn't a i. Guess there is a cared. Richard jenkins the. The hard bodies manager is that guy but he's introduced so late in the film and he's such a a slip of a a wisp of performance that leg imagine if france mcdormand was that in fargo. Right right leg like she's like she's gene. She's the j. k. simmons parachutes in the end of the movie to kind of like. This is a student you know. She just gives a speech in the back in the squad car. Lovely day it is pointless and steve but it is no that she was the pillar of the movie the pillar of goodness that we wanted to see succeed. This movie doesn't have that. Except for richard jenkins. And he's he's subservient to the the vain arrogant selfish assholes of the movie. So i i think that's what it is like i. It's only recently that i've learned a like things like always sunny. And i guess i like them more. When they're hyper absurd like this is trying to be very. I mean it again. I studied this. Because it's one of those things where it's like. I'm out of step with a lot of the cohen fans. I love the coen measures Like this and hail. Caesar i just don't think are very funny. What they are like instances like that funny seedlings but they're not connected into a cohesive. Whole is a story that actually care about. And i wanna watch again. That's the thing about like the cohen's formula right because they do have a formula and it's all over this move you see it. You see the far issue. See the the fools like kind of sealing their own doom in certain ways like speeches that are right out of big lebowski like down lawyer. Who's advising tilda swinton. I don't surname. Misses her divorce is giving a speech. Freight out of big lebowski we with cadence and it's positive elements there. It's just remixed in a way. That doesn't quite work for me. This really brilliant dialogue like You know tilda swinton george. Clooney makes a crass joke and she goes. Are you know it makes kind of like a suggestive sexually. Suggestive remark to her and she sees like. Oh god you're so crass and she looks wash fuck. I'm late like one of those things. Where like someone will like. The pot will immediately call the kettle black. And that's the but it's a concept that i think should work for me like imagine tinker tailor soldier spy okay except for nothing matters. They're all delusional. And ultimately there is. There's no fate really to for for any of these guys that you've gotta care about and is going to be directed by cohen's going to storrow these megawatt very charming people can do comedy and are doing comedy. This thing like brad pitt is amazing. This film George clooney is as good as i've ever seen him in wages mugging for the camera and doing whatever the cohen brothers ask him. Princess storm is awesome. Yeah she's just playing a character that i don't like yeah and i'm not saying that you're a bad person if you've got this movie i'm just saying that you have different like i don't know what that sense of humor looks like i suspect. Here's what i suspect. I suspect that this is made for type of people who like. npr humor. That like if you think that You know wait wait. Don't tell me is like the funniest fucking thing on the radio. And you like that kind of more sly playful naughty sensibility in in your humor This is like a really really hilarious thing. And i just. I always struggle with that Because i was find people talking around adult issues rather than about them as kind of like you know. I don't know. Just something. I i guess i don't get And i always find like I listen to npr. Because it's it's good information. And i'm interested in topics like i often find the humor like distracting from that so like that doesn't mean you're you know it doesn't mean you know that's not funny. It just means that it's not my kind of funny and you know the people that like. That probably really hate some of the other stuff that i like. So but it's a bummer. Because i do. Every time. I watch it. I see a little bit more of the big. Repeat the bigger picture. And i do think the j. k. Simmons stuff is hilarious and some of the visual gags are very very funny. I just wish that george clooney was more of a hero. Maybe frances mcdormand was more of a hero in their own mind. Even i mean the more. I'm sitting here thinking about and going over the scenes my head like oh i remember when You know cleans it. That or mcdormand did that. All of those things are funny. It's just like as a whole. It doesn't quite come together for me. I want to talk to specific yet. But yeah i mean i. It's hilarious that you're like calling this. npr humor. Because i get where you're coming from with that. It's certainly does have that feel to it. Like sort of you know higher. Class less crass high-society You know that sort of thing but then also it has george clooney in some of the crudest most ridiculous scenes. I've seen him ever perform a serious to me. That's the humor that really clicks for me. Because i'm a child. And i'd i'd alone that that's fine yeah. This was like a series of youtube videos posted with like some of the scenes in it. Like i think it. I think it would be a work of art but like it's all the connecting stuff just doesn't really work for me and it takes a long time to really get to the plot of this baby They're doing a lot of setup and by the time that the plot really kicks off a plot by the time it really kicks into gear with the inciting incident that you think of in like a co and movie right where somebody is killed in dramatic fashion. That happens so late in this movie that it's kind of not the point. It's not kicking off the story. It's like a turning point in the story and it feels weird to me. Because i wasn't that's i don't think it's actually inciting incident inciting exactly normally win going the use that as an inciting it's fargo. You think of these other movies that they've done that would be the inciting incident in. This is an hour into an hour and a half film and it sorta just like starting to wrap things up bright and just off to me. Yeah yeah arabia. I have so many expectations coming in from colin film. About like what they do and in how they do it that the remix here is what is throwing me off. And i'm just not like i think francis mcdormand is the hero because she's the one that actually gets what she wants by the end of this but it's also weird because we never get her reaction to that like there's not the shot of her like not be with her new boobs like there. Is you know in like you. Know like like a shot that everything has returned back to status quo normal alike shifts into like this omniscient world. Where're you know. This stuff is literally a hill of beans that they just want to go away. Because we're talking to pre podcasts. Like j. k. Simmons plays the cia. Deputy director with like the intensity of a walmart manager who an employee is talked telling him about a toilet. Backed up like okay. Well let's just clean up the shit get to shooter flush and because this ain't making me money the you know so. Let's get back to them. You know the moneymaker and it is funny. But like it's not about him or that or anything brian. The point i s. But i mean that works. Like seinfeld is famously movie of a television show about nothing. And it's really funny because the characters like that's weird that's a weird zone because like they are kind of like the the antithesis of always sunny because like they're all terrible people doing shitty things but yet still kind of liked them. They're they're more likable. They're not nearly psychopathic as the always shirker oils take a quick break. We'll be right back. But yeah i dunno i. It's it's one of those things where it's like. I just got a little blind. I've got a little bit of color blindness. That this this thing this thing of humor. And i feel like it's something that Because all you say that the thing about the editing being stilted a jumping around here there and being like trying to be too too much. I do think they're really going for that. Kind of like ultra slick mature spy thriller. They're going for a tinker tailor soldier. Going for a frosty phoenix and going for that kind level of seriousness. To make the humor all that much. Funnier and i get that says this thing. I don't understand why don't like this more. Yeah i mean in spy thriller like you'd the plot is the entire point in this. I felt like. I wanted some characters that i could latch onto and they just never give us and this this jump the jumping around cutting between character so fast never gives me a moment to sit with these characters and really get in their heads. I'm more like being setup for characters that i should care about. Don't but that's just how i felt. I don't know a lot of people are going to be on the other side of the fence with this and say oh yeah identified with all these characters might even be because like the other movies like Raising arizona and The big lebowski have a layer of magical realism. they can escape to delight. Kinda walk it up. Yeah like as the plot is building to this intensity they can always have a dream sequence involving Satanic biker or you know bowling in heaven with let ingela viking late and that kind of stuff. They can always do that whereas this movie. I felt like needed kind of hijinks music around some of the swirling building action but then that runs against tinker tailor soldier staying that they're trying to do everything that the extremely blue washed color treatment. So that it's like you get. This is a cold a cold. War like ultra grady. Realistic does but it does work for a ton of people like again But that's the other thing i wondered. The people like this are. This is me Work both sides of the the the chessboard here. But i wonder if the people who really do appreciate this this is so criminally underappreciated as a movie of. I don't know what it feels like. that like. They have to build it up like multiple people saying this isn't a top five colorado's movie that's top three someone said on read it and i'm like really like fargo no country biggest battlefront seriously like and then you're talking. Oh brother you're talking Shit what is the other one. That's that's really funny raising your. I mean challenges. That i mentioned that one already but i don't think so. No no i feel like there's six or seven movies that are in this conversation before you get to this. This is just a you know. This isn't the worst coen brothers film i've ever seen Because this is like the one. What's the one that i yeah. Okay like all it simple Okay i thought it was good. The one is is my least favourite cohen film. That i've seen. I've only seen it once. I've seen the big lebowski dozens of times. I've seen fargo probably more than five times. So it's not a cohen film that i would choose to go back to i. I don't think it's awful. I think it just didn't work for me man. I'm thinking like true grits better than this. Sorry barton barton. Fink is better than this This they've made a lot of good. I like hudsucker proxy. Better than this Just in terms of kind of screwball comedies But this isn't screwball comedy. It's a black comedy. Yeah i said i. Everything on their on. Paper looks amazing. it just it just kind of left me a little cold Before we get into talk. Because i imagine a most of our conversation from here will probably be the bombs at the movie does connect with. Yeah big big. There are a couple of scenes. Have some big laughs so this movie. is about as much as about anything a cia analyst who gets professionally insulted because they want to transfer him from cia to the state department And who quits enraged and goes home and has is His wife immediately play by tilda swinton immediately. Instigates develops proceedings. The lawyer advises her to get a complete financial picture of him before he knows about the divorce. So burn all the information get from his computer about as fai everything. Get it all this cd. Then because of the lawyers secretary goes missing at a gym. I think. And he gets picked up by francis. Mcdermott who needs fifty thousand dollars to buy fake tits and some some some liposuction and some face fixing and she decides try to blackmail and extort this money and sell it to the russian government which brings in more cia involvement. Which somehow spirals into george clooney. Who's kind of a low level slash failing. Us marshall the whole gym crew gets involved. The it's this. Yeah like i said. I even as i'm telling you this. This seems like a very funny setup for a very very good black comedy And then that's it the that that those events spiral out of everyone's control to everyone's consternation including the highest levels of the cia. And that's the movie. I mean if you're a cohen fan. You probably already seen this movie. If you're not a coen fan is yeah like how much of a nocco and fan are you. not cohen. Fantasy haven't seen enough to be a fan or have seen abundance and didn't like any of arriving is like yeah all maybe you do because this is like to me so unlike what they normally make this also could be like the beginning of late cohen brothers that i don't really because like i don't like I don't like inside and davis. I don't like hail caesar. I did like the bus. The ballot buster scruggs How much. Yeah i did. True grit was before that Yeah so i guess. But they've had a lot more misses than hits in the the latter half of their career. But of course there are only like an early sixties to So yeah see it if you want to see We will tell you we're not going to talk about the idea. The funniest stuff in the movie or the things that work correctly Yeah the one of the things that really works for me is all the acting like i think across the board. Everybody is great in this movie. Oh yeah that's why the scenes are so funny. I mean clooney is is excellent either. He or frances. Mcdormand are the best in this movie. I don't know. Brad pitt is so fucking good to brad. Pitt is very funny. And john malkovich as the you know like incredulity dealing with the jackasses. Like that part where. He's in a sailboat. And he's doing poorly doing calisthenics while he's like trying to incorporate like pep talk and you know affirmations in with like you know i'm back you fuckers back is it only works because he john malkovich right do shit like that. Like his best human accent and he's close. He's close to human accent. He doesn't quite get there. I know what john malkovich israel accent is. He's done so many and he always has this way of speaking that kelvin. It's an accident or it's a cadence. Yeah there's something strange about the way he talks. And i love it yeah. He's he's kind of underrated Christopher walken type. He does a very distinct way of enunciating cadence to delivery. And all that. Yeah yeah for sure. But everybody's so good. I i mean brad pitt is a very annoying character. But he's also playing extremely. Well this this jim. Jim rat doofus kind of character. His name's chad right to know does this is did this. Start the meam. Chad's got to be known as like these kind of bubble headed but very good with women in faulk idiots because there is something hilarious about this. Fuck boy put on a suit and like gets into malkovich's car and like immediately of like he wants a serious face look like i just narrow my eyes like even phone. Call the first phone call. They make to malkovich and they're like trying to say. Hey we got your data and and money out of him. And and brad pitt's like i thought you might be concerned about the security of your shit. It's delivery so good just all this stuff like yeah when they're talking about well. We should leave a note in the ladies locker bell. What about like what if you lost your secrets. Shit laws your top secret. Cia shit yeah. The new like you know Shades of new should has come to light. He's he's very funny Even just like the Select his whole conversation with the malkovich and a car is very funny. Him hiding like his reaction to hiding from george clooney and like the look on his face right before he gets his brains blown out is also hilarious Good the shower to me was the probably the funniest thing because he's like okay. Dudes do get in the shower. Let me escape here. And it's like a three second shower. It's the fastest shower on earth which just cracked me up. He's off his undercarriage clearly. There and just like get the the twigs and berries rinsed. He's good to go I read because. I read a lot. Because i'm like what am i going to say about this film. I was really hoping because it's it's been about ten years since i've seen this movie. I was really hoping that. Like when i saw it. I'd be like oh of cour- yeah. I was just obey before and i was in a bad place my life and now i see it and is so clearly now with all we've been through as a country and all the stupid stuff in politics stuff is just going to hit me re. Nope still still didn't really hit me. But i i read. Someone said something. I thought was pretty amazing. And that it's brad pitt. Is a character actor. That was born in a leading man's body. Because yeah i feel like he does more work at doing like absurd weird and very particular characters in about any one of his good-looking caliber like leo. Kinda like leonardo di caprio and everything. He's amazing at and he's very good at certain things and stuff. But like i don't know brad pitt is a leading man who has chosen to be a character actor. 'cause it's all comes down to like the roles he picks right you think fight club you think this movie. Think the only thing. I've seen him be like a leading man i think as ocean's eleven or the ocean. He's been in a lot that he's done a lot of leading man work but but but yeah he does do like once upon a time in hollywood is i don't know is that a leading man role like he got it but you know he convincingly plays kind of like down on his luck stuntman which is a character. Actor roll He's but he's he's good because he's like I don't think brad pitt is a dummy. But he's playing just like the stupidest that the most moronic type of character Who's like not even like him. And frances mcdormand are like this particular taibbi idiot. That are like a smart enough that can go for such a crazy brass ring but not give any thought about the implications of like betraying your government to the russians going against the c. i. a. blackmailing a officer. Like none of these things. Like there's not even a conversation about like what would happen if you know they just arrest us like of it says like do you understand that you're committing a felony and that if you and and the funniest part is like if you go through with the leverage of the black male which is already felony. You are then giving away classified information which is like a super felony and like the look on brad. Pitt's faces dislike. No i'm good. I'm a good samaritan like not a single thought given to what if that ruse doesn't work you know and he's really funny. He's not at these not the he's not this he's not the character that you why build the movie around right you know. It's an element of something. That's working right And there are a lot of those a lot of elements of something. That's working here but the stew is not coming together for me. Because clooney is great and his character is really funny right. This kind of like as you said sort of sort of failing a marshall who like sleeps around constantly. he's he's cheating on his wife with two different people in this movie is also very happily married. That's the other thing that's interesting here. No because it isn't he okay. So this movie is very twisty. It has like a million different twists and a million different ways of characters are interacting in ways. You think they were before and those reveals and might be confused here. But i was under the impression that both couples in this are getting divorced right or are investigating each other with the prospect of divorce yet but clooney didn't know like obviously he thought he was happily married and he's on his wife all the time he doesn't want to leave her no she wants to leave him. She wants to leave him because of course she does because she knows about all the philandering and the fact that she's got her own boy toy that you know she's become rich and famous as a and he's just like excuse her okay another question because i can't recognize this man's face because it's a white wall of nothing the guy that she is hooking up with france france mcdormand dermott dermott mall rooney is that she's hooking up with because he's in the television like five times you're right he is But his face has nothing right. His face is like just setting one in a video game yet because at one point where the movie kind of freeze frames on him. And i like wait is did did did is justin throw in this movie. And i've i've never known it and it's like but yeah i couldn't pick this guy out of a lineup if you bet at roni and and mcdermott dumb. They'll mooney and justin throw on said gun gun to my head. Pick which of these three guys is in the movie. I on you'd have to blow my brains out the brad pitt. May but he yeah. He plays this kind of like he's twitchy for some reason he's neurotic because he claims to have all these like allergies but like i don't know that might just be kind of like a a neurotic thing He's a then this is. This is the movies about this too about people that have very impressive sounding jobs. I'm a us agent. Oh sounds like. But i've never had to shoot anybody and i've mostly done like court working really brag about private protection when i'm trying to make condom jokes. Do the mini women and. I'm dating just like john malkovich. He's a cia agent but he also doesn't matter like that sounds impressive. Oh you're analyst working at langley. Oh my god you must be james bond. He's not no he's he's the janitor right. Yeah and they another like the fact that Frances mcdormand a mcdormand is a physical fitness expert who hates her body and thinks she's flabby and and going Her body is Going over down the hill and all that stuff like there are doing this thing but like that's not what the movie's about just like they're doing a thing about like how The central intelligence is kind of organized. And don't know anything and kind of makes things worse all the time but like that's not what the movie is also about the closest thing to what the movie is about. I think it's thesis. That's a damn fine question. And i don't have an answer but that's kind of the thesis is like this movie is showing just how silly all of it is. It's hard to put your finger on. What is the point of this movie because it is such a farce in every aspect of it is a forest right. There is no like grounding element where you do this in fargo. The tv show to right like a lot of the casey mafia stuff that happens in like season to think is probably directly based on this stuff. Because they've got a lot of the mafia organisations just kind of nut necessarily being buffoons but seeing things play out and not doing too much about it. Because it's such a minor thing. Then they like in fargo. It's deadly important but the kansas city. It's just one region you know it's like get it. It's it's it's you care about as much as you know The as bitten arkansas world headquarters walmart cares about that. One backed up toilet. You know like yeah. It's like not. Yeah and the season of argo is not about that either right. It's just an element of it. And i feel like this has several different elements. None of which the movie is about right. Yeah this movie is also made in that weird kind of point of his time where we were still fooling ourselves with the history of into history like we're not a unipol our world and you know there's not going to you know when i say that because like this movie treats turning like since classified information or if the russians is like a joke wouldn't it be a joke in nineteen sixty nine shrike. Even this level of information being disclosed wouldn't be. it wouldn't be a joke today But in two thousand eight. It's a joke that you can take a dossier of information and give it to the russians and the cia is literally like just. Don't get in their way. just you know. Make sure this person gets away. Make sure his body gets buried. Make sure this because like whatever were. I think the movie is like what is the site. I actually even doing anymore. If america's running everything and there is no one on the world stage it could possibly challenging us and like what the hell what is the. What is the important thing that they're working on. You know that kind of like that's the thing to right like there are several elements in the movie like that. And if you're asking the question like what the hell is the important thing that the cia is working on. You're also asking the same question about george clooney building. Something in the basement in the movie then takes the heading direction that says hey there is nothing important that he's working on right. It's this sex chair right because the movie really builds it up. They want you to think oh man tilda swinton to get out of this relationship. He doesn't want to be a long term by his hardware. He's got the secret project. It's all gated off. His wife can't even see lake. Yeah behind lock and key literally and then the reveal is such a fars. It's so ridiculous pointless that like like they're comparing the two right but in is a real minutes like at least i remember when he's bring until the Went when he's bringing frances mcdormand down there and like you see this a steel chair. Like it's like she's gonna torture this lady right and then he rocks to chair and there's a there's a brief beat then wong. It's it's is hilarious. It like even like up until that point. I don't think i'd really cracked a smile in the movie. When i was i wanted to but that was like oh okay and it's not even the big buildup happens at like a one third of the way through the movie yeah But yeah they do that thing where it's like. Yeah he's like what the hell is he building. What is he working on. He's just frustrated. Cia us marshal. Who's in love with the cia offered his wife blah blah blah oils. Take a quick break and we'll be right back and shot shot. Shot shot shots for talk about the fun kind. We're talking about the needles. 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Oh you're going to live off of my pension my retirement stuff. Now you've lost your job and then it's revealed later that she's a pediatrician. And if if you have seen the movie up to this point this woman has no business being a pediatrician. And and that is revealed with her trying to jam this stick down this kid's mouth trying to get him to open his mouth and shouting at him. You're going to open your mouth right now. i swear to god. Go out the room. And i'm going to deal with you alone. Yes she's like. There is no parent on earth. Who would have this be their pediatrician. And that revealed to me was really funny but yeah she's pretty much straight straight person in this movie and there's a lot of like really funny dialogue like You know brad pitt's chad they're going over there dating profiles and she sees one dude with like a bad haircuts and and he's like what her ideal man is and then she opens up the profile. She sees this guy because this is all very probably too early to like internet. daily internet. Dating is almost like it's referred to as a service. Yeah you know But does she's like look like he has a sense of humor. And brad pitt says optometrist does. Because he's wearing these ridiculous like you know how ship windshield sunglasses or glasses. That was pretty funny Yeah i thought that was pretty funny all but all the like and also like how related everything was there is as well as multiple nested pathetic love triangles right Like it's a practical image of those pathetic nested love triangles throughout the whole movie. Only that works for me it just. It just didn't quite connect in the end. I think it's because i didn't like any of the characters that it's gotta be brad pitt also when malkovich's like your empty if You know i brought my whatever to bear on you. you're empty. Little head would be spinning faster than the wheels on your schwinn bicycle and fraz pit laughs like can think it's a schwinn is like punches. Have been defaced. Let's larry is like brad. Brad pitt is being threatened by well. Who we think's is a highly place. Cia agent And he he gets the wrong brandon bicycle and he gets hung up on it. Yeah that's funny. I mean it is. It is yeah. It just doesn't quite connect for me because there's a li- like in this movie. That is intricate like that. This movie is kind of a clockwork farce. And it should work a lot better for me. Just doesn't in some things. Like i can tell. The line is written to be clever. Clever like after. George clooney finds out. His wife is divorcing. Him and he's sitting there with francis. Mcdermott who's very bored and just wants them to flower and get out of there. He's like oh this. This whole thing came out of nowhere. You think you've been and she's like well. Isn't this been a long time coming. And he's like well. Yeah but still like. I think that's supposed to be funny but it came across me is like too much in the sad pathetic So it's like it. It didn't feel. I don't know it didn't feel like it. Set up to be funny but as written like it's funny. Yeah but as another really funny clooney. Moment that i liked He's sex obsessed obviously and he's got he goes to till the swings house he gets he brings his sex wedge with him. And then you know. Brad pitt goes inside whatever There's a point where like. Typically i think says something to him angers him and so he storms upstairs and he grabs the only thing he brought with him which is a sex wedge and he takes all the way down it puts in the trunk of his car and leaves and i just. I don't know why that's so funny but like this grown ass man pouting about being yelled at grabbing the thing of value which is sex wedge and then storming off is hilarious to me and that's the thing like The thing that keeps it from being a good movie. I think is all those berry. Funny things are just not connected in a way that right except for like i said if this movie be hysterical if this is a bad j. k. simmons as the frantic middle-management of cia trying to make sense of the crazy world that he found himself in his certainly could be and i cared like he had a whole like you know he's just trying to get to his daughter's birthday party or something because he's a stranger mike that's like feels like a cohen film that i could get behind iran sort of thing the as a as a guy who just comes in late in the movie to kind of like 'cause like also. I think this is a pretty short movie. It's not quite two hours by by a long shot. It's like an hour and forty minutes hour and thirty five minutes get liked the movie does abruptly stops and it's almost feels like a day of sex mac in a situation where like j. k. Simmons gets lowered out of the clouds behind a desk. And just like oh all these bodies and all that stuff. Well we'll burn. It will cover up. This will hide. That will ship him off to swail and boy. It wasn't this all just a waste of everyone's time which is the like if you have been catching everything on this. Movie's wave link and coming to the same conclusion. That's probably still very funny because j. k. Simmons is extremely funny extremely good at these kind of roles And all the people that we care about. John you know like if you cared about john malkovich him saying Our guy shot him good. is he dead. Lake george and these guys trying to go to the new zealand. But we don't know why because new zealand's got no extradition. Oh what should we do. We'll put him on the next flight. Venezuela mike shaky simmons born to say shit like that right. Yeah i don george clooney like these guys are all like either dead shot or you know i. It's it's i said. I'm fortunate position where like everyone agrees with. We will agree with me and everyone a dozen will be mad. So i will say that. I was kinda surprised to see this film much. Like hail caesar pulling an eighty five percent on rotten tomatoes Yeah with critics. I think critics were more in tune with it then. A lot of the public eye. I think it's got sixty something from the public. Which is it sounds about right. Because i think like that. Npr s quality. That you're talking about hits more with critics than it would with. Oh assured that the general movie going public does but the audience is sixty five percent. So it's still fresh in. I don't think anybody thinks this movie is terrible. And i don't think it's terrible. It just doesn't quite click with me in the with a lot of cohen films. Do even though it has. Its funny moments. Yeah roger he gives it three stars. Which i think is fair but it's not like the coens top. Three films are four star oscar winning films. Oh yeah. And that's where. I i guess i had the problem. And that's where i feel like maybe just maybe the people really liked this are You know feel like this movie doesn't get its do doesn't get as credit when it's like well. Maybe it's appropriately credited. It is eighty percent fresh on rotten tomatoes. It did get a three star review from roger. Ebert did this this. Did this make any discontinue awards wasn't nominated for any academy awards. It was nominated baptists and and stuff like that. But i do really well in the box office. Thirty seven million dollar budget one hundred sixty three million in the box office so over with wartime a lot of money five times its budget but i feel like that's also like that that that that speaks to the coen brothers respect that the cinema like they've had them in our powers and so much success and holy shit. See i mean brad pitt george. Clooney what this is like seven years after ocean's eleven so they were still like seen as this you know as the pinnacle of like leading men in hollywood movies and teaming backup to do this movie is it has to drive some of its successor right right. Yeah 'cause like even like. I was thinking oh brother only made seventy two. Millions is signaling. Maybe because i remember that being a real critical success and getting a lot of like oscars and whatnot But it wasn't near so maybe it was this like the moving going public like okay. We slept on. Oh brother now. We're going to go see. Burn after you know. There's no way we're going to ask so clooney in. Oh brother art. Thou is not like the the trailer. I don't give it gives you the impression that like you're gonna get clooney in this movie whereas i could see the trailer for this movie thinking okay. I'm going to get like clooney at full clini form right. Yeah that was such a weird turn for him even though he is charming in that movie. And it's like it. He is being very clooney in that movie. The setting of it. The owns the yeah. Yeah yeah yes. The quality of that movie are so different from what you think of in terms of clooney's movies. Yeah i like. I said i. I wish i liked this better. I don't i don't bury any ill will. And there are some science. Blending are some pretty pretty good gut busters here It just doesn't hang together. It feels more like a sketch. Comedy film didn't quite get all the sketches connected than it does like a cohesive cohesive Part of a all but again. I'm clearly in the minority on this. I'm not trying to talk anybody out of like in this if it's there if it is your top three cohen brothers Hey man that's cool. We have a away different top three. I mean that's the thing is like i do. Because i was really hoping that i would like i think yeah. I don't know why would ever watch this film again. Because i've given it a couple fair shakes And again i. I see what is going for. Just just maybe not for me much to go back to get another watch of big lebowski or a brother or raising arizona and that's just the funny shit you know if i wanted to go see the film. I'd much rather go and see again. You know no country or you know. Tra- true grit sure Miller's crossing which that's another that's that's a coen brothers film if we ever gonna gangster kick again we need to. We need to take that one but There you go there you go burn after reading a burn after listening. Hope you enjoyed this This this prestige podcast. We'll be back with another one next week until then i'm erin. Jim see everybody take a quick break. And we'll be right back.

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52. First and Last: ER

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52. First and Last: ER

"One two three four five six seven eight Arthur bell. 'cause we raised. Barbecue saw. Hi, Gabe, rest, high lab kids. Oh, good. Very good. Because it's your birthday recording this episode on my birthday that gives everybody the time stamp of when this happened. I'm thirty seven. Oh my goodness. How do you feel? What that I feel great. Yeah. Yeah. I mean, I'm like healthier at thirty seven. Then I was at thirty five. That's cool. So I said the tiff last night I'm going to be healthier at forty than. I was at thirty. Oh, love that. And that's not hard because I was so unhappy. Start the day with a nice big doughnut. I guess he'll be I I apologize. Now the doughnut so I've had eight. No, dairy, baby. Seriously. I eat these if they're healthy because I'm like, it's vegan. Nothing. Not there's nothing healthy about to impossible, burgers from crossroads the vegan restaurant there like an Tiffany's. There's still like bonds. Right. Right. Health seeking of health. We covered a very we watched. A very interesting throwback last. Now, you already know because it's in the title. But have you ever watched ER before I have seen random episodes through the years? But I would say late judging by what I watched last night. It was probably like seasons seven and eight or something right? It all of the whole thing. They had fifteen seasons. Which is unreal. It's crazy looking through Hulu to watch the first. Yeah, we're doing first and last e r a show that I have some passing knowledge of because I watched a little bit in my house growing up because my mom was a nurse. And was like, oh, yeah. Wolfing or whatever. Well, I'm surprised it premiered in nineteen Eighty-four. Yeah. I thought it was later. I it's crazy. 'cause that means it went like well into the two thousand. Yeah. Definitely stopped watching it after high school. Yeah. Yeah. But I remember a lot of stuff from the remember a lot of the doctors names. I think I saw Moore was it on Thursday nights. After must see T feels correct to me as I feel like I would be like sometimes just being able to power through on a Thursday night and to. Yeah. I mean, I feel bad that I didn't want it to be on this because I really enjoyed it. I got into it hard air last night too. I was fully crying. Okay. Wait. Let's talk about the pilot. We should say the pilot in the last episode are eighty something minutes a piece, and I looked at this length. I was like is this something that we got roped into again where they just lump them together later. No it premiered as a two hour premiere which is so bold. It's so cool though and made it so good. Yeah. Actually, get into some shit. Like pilots are so often like really like horrible and nothing like the show because you don't get to really deep. Dive recently true detective season three dropped to episodes on HBO. Oh at the start of the season. And I think that might be the move because then you get like a little more juice and a little more little more momentum. And you get a taste of that binge. And I guess maybe in nineteen Ninety-four a two hour premiere is sort of like a makes an event, and it it went until nine and they did three hundred thirty one episode Jesus cry and some people are still in the first one. Joe ping ahead in time. Like that is just like cruel, basically. It'd be like here's this lady. Fifteen years fifteen years while. Let's talk about the pilot. Yeah. I was really shocked immediately that it was by Michael Crichton. Yes. I had forgotten that I did not know that and doesn't have enough money already. Yes. Oh, aided. He has created by on over three hundred episodes of e R, and he is was a medical doctor for real. Yes. Yeah. Which is wild. Yeah. That's so crate he would've fascinating, man. I love him loosely connected to them in. I guess he's like my dad, basically. That's well. Okay. So the pilots started and immediately. I was like, whoa. This hospital like shit. I don't know if that's what I was supposed to think, but it looked really chaotic and like bad. Yeah. I wonder if it's like supposed to it's supposed to seem a little hectic, I think is a city. It's Chicago, right? Supposed to seem like a little hectic and small and like kinda crazy like that. Yeah. But I think also it is TV pilot. So. Like, we have one set keep moving in and out of trauma. Yeah. Well, and I was thinking about it. I mean, not to we can compare it on a bit. But the comparison over the fifteen years of how it changes, maybe they want they had in mind like we'll start with this kind of rough and tumble situation up to something a little more. That was I also thought like technology would have changed enough in fifteen. They would have to reflect what a real hospital with right? We don't do that anymore. The the the lack of glove use in the pilot was insane. How doctors use gloves on like, literally everything? Yeah. And there were a bunch of cool cameos? Well, first of all talk about George Clooney appearing in in the pilot because I was like think he was supposed to be drunk or something is his character blind like playing it was as if he couldn't see a thing. I was trying to be like the is this thing where like they meet him because he's a doctor who had like issues he is like waking looking off until like middle. Distance. It was like insane drunk behavior. It was so weird. It was not realistic. It's also kind of funny to see George Clooney play second banana to Anthony God, Anthony awards a fucking great. So awesome. And so fun to watch. And when you're watching the show where like everybody is an amazing actor, it's so great. Yes. And feels like this feels like a procedural. One thing. Overall, takeaway, I intend to maybe watch every episode of the show. I thought to myself I thought that I thought to myself, I'm like, I could probably have this on in the background while I work and like because I was like do I want and then I was like after I watched the first episode to jump the last fifteen season. Okay. Three hundred thirty one hours or maybe more considering these the first lasts for two hours. Sure. There's some double premiers, double tallies. But the cast of this show is on real. It's so good. And there are so many people. So and they're really they really spread it around. Well, yeah. Like, so there's Eric LaSalle, by the way, amazing actor what an amazing. I don't know. What he does. I I'm having a hard time figuring out what he's in besides. Okay. We'll have to look this. We'll have to look that up. Erica, Sal, you guys might know him from the credit sequence. Maybe the most iconic quick glimpse in a credit sequence. Yeah. He goes he pumps his. Faneuil hallway? Yeah. I didn't know it happened in the pile. I love that moment. It felt really special to see that. Because I'm so used to onic Finley blue screen where and then to see in the watching the credits for the series finale and seeing it again, it's like so offense. Speaking of as we always are theme songs that make you feel good. This one is great shit man straight up like emotionally charged and good. Listen to it. It's I comic keep saying the word icon because the show is sort of like in the way that law and order was like the first major. I mean, I'm mashed hospital as he all that stuff. But e r sort of changed the game, and you could see I mean, we we did watch house for first and last and pissed off a lot of house. By the way, air cl- cell. He's in coming to America, right? Yes. And he also went to Juilliard. So she's. He also changed his name to be Eric with q at some point. Because it was with a K when he was born in interest. Okay. So Noah wyle is is bay. He is cute cute is and he comes into the pilot. I didn't realize that he was like a scrappy like med store. What's going on? He was third year still yet. So and then see? Loved it. I loved I loved watching his character. I thought they did they set up so many things in the pilot especially having two hours is like such a gift. Yeah. They were able to really spread it around. Yeah. That's like if movie you got to like, see all these different storylines. One thing. I thought was cool. That didn't remember about this show is that they have so many. Emergencies happening at the same time. It's not like a procedural where there's one story. I was saying myself like we talk about like TV shows having like an AB and C story does ER go down to like effort, gene, there were so many. They're juggling at the same time, which was cool because it also gives you the feeling of the really light. There's always something happening. They do a lot of like, you know, like we're pushing through pass these they do a lot of cool like almost theory in the round because the camera swings all the way around like a setup. Yeah. And it's a fully one take where everyone has like insane copy. I loved. Yeah. That like many so nervous. I try be the guy who's like I need thirty sees about that at all firing shut off. And it's all one take. And the camera goes all the way around there's a blood gag at the end to get it all it's fucking wide. Love those moments. And I I was also thinking like oh my God. As an actor the pressure is really on you. Because the cameras moving there catching every single thing. And it has to be just right? If you fuck it out they'd start over right? And you're like fucking oversee that has Clooney Edwards, Noah wyle, and Eric LaSalle Juliana Margulis was so as George Clooney movie actor by this point, or no, I don't think he was he had done Murphy Brown because he was on facts of life. He has like a he was a TV actor. I think he popped here. Right. This was like beginning of his they are. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. It sounds right. Because then John stamos took over for him. Which makes sense what works for me. What a great like spiritual Lineas as looney stay stamos of sort of like the olive skinned sane hanso. So high. Is a real Hong and George Clooney in the pilot where he's he's accusing this woman of abusing her child baby. Who's like been has a brain contusion or something? Yeah. Yeah. Fractured skull, right? Yeah. And it won't stop crying. The babysitter brought him in. That's she was intense. Clooney is hot and a pediatrician in actual layer of cuteness one thing. I liked was how they had what's his character? Dr green how he like in the more. He's he's trying to sleep right at the beginning. And you get that sense of like he's working around the clock and is determined catch a like a nap wherever he can and the woman's coming to get him. And then right at the end it happens again, and we get that in the pilot. I mean in the finale, which is really great and must be Michael Crichton when he was pitching. It must have been like. And then you close your eyes and wake up ninety minutes of passing your such it feels so specific to ER doctors really kind of hammer the schedule a little bit just remind you that and then. You start to see the bones a little bit like when you watch the pilot. And the finale it's like, you're watching them flip the though they have those moments where like okay, and that's like such a smart like emblematic moment for these shows because in the middle of the episode, you just go okay in room. A we still have this guy room bans the girl with alcohol poisoning room seats playing and they remind you everything that's going on. And then the new cast of characters takes over for their shift at such a smart way to may show because then you have like excuse go on forever, you can keep flipping characters, and then you can flip people's shifts. And so it's always different pairings. And like you can just keeping like all right? Well, Dr green has to go home at some point. And then like now, it's another characters chance to storyline. And then. Yeah. With these big casts medical procedures and any major casper. Joe it's like something clearly happened to Anthony Edwards long this year. And now, you can just continue the show with a new doctor slide in the little red headed guy Morris, Grey's anatomy, which is show. I haven't really seen. I've only watched one episode because Arden marine was on it. And I know I watch. But that show's been on for like a million years teen years or something I watched the first six seasons. Yeah. And as a matter of fact, when I was watching ER accidents conflicted in my head. I was like Sandra in the pilot. Or is that later, and then I'm like as with it because I was kept him up, Matthew, FOX. And I was like when does he coming because he feels like a type that would just be honest. Just love looking at him. Yeah. That's completely understandable. Did you catch seem to draw? Yes. In the finale, the pilot notion. Eight years old. Day. Most like she's the nurse for the girl. That was the pilot has the weight. So let's talk a little bit more about Anthony Edwards. I don't think he we're is. He a why don't we get more of him? I feel I can go out on a limb and say he like owns a theater company with his wife. Cota or something. He's just seems like such a good person. And he probably real probably lives off so much money from this and topgun. He's so there's something about him that just feels like, you know, him doesn't that feel true? He's one of those actors who also and like, I hate to always be shallow and like stuff like this. But he's one of those actors that's like, very handsome, but very normal looking right. It's like Clooney as you're like Tristesse stamos you like what the fuck me and then interest. Yeah. Even like, Eric LaSalle is like a square jawed gorgeous. And then Anthony Edwards is so handsome. But you don't look at them and go look at this gorgeous. He's got glasses. He's got like like balding hair. But then when you look at them you like this is a fuck in Hanson. You get to know him through his acting like exactly and he likes an and I think he can fall into the role a little more. We are like, but then he's low key gorgeous. Yeah. You know, who is that for me is at Norton. Oh, that's attracted to him in. I don't really understand it like he's not unattractive. But he's objectively. He's not typically, my righty. But yeah. Six foot six one hundred and nine pounds. I met him once and I was like. Could only imagine. I kinda what sealed it from. Actually, it was the medium. Yes. Some of these celebs when you meet them. You're like, oh, you're like a movie star in particular. Like, yeah, I think I may have talked about this on this podcast. But I did that extra work on thirty rock all the time. And I played a writer and Alec Baldwin when he shows up you're like, I mean, whatever it now, he's got a lot of things he's problematic. A little pretty tarnished at this point when he would show up you'd be like, oh, this guy is a movie star hard time. Not looking in the direction. He is in crazy. You'll get him in the eighties. And he was like straight up. Glitch honk jazz. Yeah. It's kind of like there are so I'm not to say, whatever, you know, we're we're objectify. People went from twinkle to distinct. This your worth reality show. Nobody's he's fine. He's a good looking man. But like, we're there are so many of those eighties stars who really retained it like Brad Pitt or somebody who's again, like not normal. And that's not we can't really every movie Brad, Pitt should just be like everyone going. What's your in fight club? You're fucking ridiculously your. I don't care if you age down to a baby you're the hottest human being alive. Benjamin button was like so hot. Remember? Meanwhile, he was slowly becoming old small like why? Okay. Slowly becoming more. We coming young or I dunno whatever happened. It was weird. It was fucking weird. But he had a middle moment where he was a booking, babe. And and then he fought that lady. And I was like great so weird. So e r. We're screaming about how hot. Ten AM. Birthday. The show must go on. Coming out to March. Leaving town. We're not just. There isn't a Roman town for the two of all those. All right. So where do we leave up? So we Juliette Margulis that was a crazy element of the pilot. Yes. But I remember her being way, more episodes. And it was funny are so sheet OT's Odeen. Yeah. And you see are kind of be weird with the medicine cabinet when she the shift, and she sort of like in charge of the whole ER. And like, then you see she OD's, and you're trying to remember and the episode ends without like really resolving what's going on there. Like someone was like why did he do this and someone's like treated like any patient? You don't ask why you just excel none of our business. Yeah. So love that way. Let's see if we can find that. Is this past the moment? Sorry to snow. There's a few of these moments where he's I don't watch. But you know, but you're right. It might have been before it's their friend to intense, basically. Well, here we'll get that bar. What's her name? She's in so much. Close curtain. She's gonna show over here. People. Him. He mentioned me saying that how you wouldn't believe it show over here. People. Miss the fun. This reminded me to one of the things we see in this pilot. We jump around, but that's a deal with it. One of the things we've seen this pilot is Noah wyle sees the baby kind of be born and he helps by holding the head in while. She's crowning. Yeah. And you see him after the fact kind of smiling like holy shit, a baby. And then you see him at the end helping deliver a baby to in this in the finale, and he's like he you see him remembering why he got into the, and it's such a Wild Thing. That's literally three hundred. Here's that moment. It's so cool. Yeah. Noah wyle facing? He got even hotter. Fifteen or. Yeah. His cajal. Chills. You have three suitcases waiting not on the medical services is fucking great. He's always being told to go somewhere else because he's too up whatever he's doing and to just first day. Yeah. He's so cute. I really wonder if that's Michael Crichton's like experience when you know, what was the inspiration. Yeah. Oh, so we forgot Bill Macy is like the head of the department of crazy any comes in at some point. He's coming from a ball with like a glamour up like, Gerald. Her hair is bigger than the whole room. It's so crazy. That's just like the the list of A-List eventually alias actor. And I can only imagine. Because part of the reason why I wanted to watch every episode two was I was I thought everyone was really good actors, and I'm like, this might be the good shit to watch TV acting stuff. But then also I'm like, I'm so curious how many people I would recognize guest starred on these three hundred highlight there's and there's also cameo from a woman in the unicorn my movie that is gonna be out yet. Her name's Elizabeth. Oh, she's like such a great actress and seeing her and I was so excited 'cause it's a long time ago was nineteen Eighty-four star hurl. My God could like feet I could just feel that it was her, but it's like twenty five years ago. She looks like her not to say that. But it was just like that feeling could that be it's twenty years ago. Yeah. So cool. Very cool. 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That's cool back from Parker. Lewis can't lose. Right. That's the one of the oh my God. Also, one of the people's also in the finale his transformation. So watching the and family back. I would recommend it because this is actually really fun when it and you don't feel like you, really. You don't even know how half the storylines resolve as it is like seventy five percent new characters. Totally Angela Bassett is in the series finale almost doing enough away. She's incredible. And she's on another show right now like Chicago PD show or Chicago fire one of those and I was watching that show, and I was like nine one one. Yeah. Yeah. That was like why house like Angela Bassett isn't she this incredible movie? Actress I'm so interested by her decision to do the show that I'm seeing her yard was like, oh, no. This is like something she likes, I'm guessing issue. I mean, did she's a fantastic. And it feels like a gift for her to be on this. Angela Bassett Thursday nights on NBC. The finale is all about this teenage girl in a coma from alcohol poisoning from drinking games. Yeah. I thought there was going to be something that like all the little girls come in from their slumber party. And then the parents like have said that they were the ones who let them drink because they want them to drink at home where it safe or whatever. And then Johnston was goes buck wild like yelling calls police and a four point four hundred and twenty percent alcohol. Yeah. Insane number and the girl like one of the little girls like put a stuffed animal in her bed with her. And then at the end like the Samuel falls and Johnston was picked it up. And I feel like I thought there was going to be something revealed in that there wasn't which is makes more sense. But like feel like what is revealed in that moment to him like she's a kid. I have a kid. I that's what it was. I was going like I think I was in my brain my like mode of watching things where there's a mystery or something. Anything the saw are usually like a lot of these medical dramas, Grey's anatomy and house, and what's wrong with this people are as kind of got like, I'm sure there's a few episodes. I'm sure there's a bunch of episodes at three hundred and sixty way shaped like where it's like a solve this disease thing. Yeah. Wait, I wanna talk about something crazy. So this guy who played kubiak. Can you look up his name Joe when you see him? He he walks into the finale like he's the the monster from monsters Inc. The big blue. Suddenly has this long beard and the finale as a huge huge beard. I so I don't know is he one of the like Eric Lascelles in this in the finale, but I'm wondering who is in every episode is it just him while k c at three hundred thirty one episodes. So who's how do we know? So it looks like no I was in two hundred fifty four. Oh, hey, you might be Laura NS or whatever wasn't three fifty to fifty. I mean, Linda Cartolini's in one hundred twenty. So she did so much, and I love her when she came into the familiar I was so excited because I just I love her. She's a person who I just like to watch act like I just think she's delightful. She so pretty she is so talented. I thought her PA little storyline in the finale was really cute. Oh Cartolini yet. And what's went to what's a relation to stay most. And by that dating dating. Okay. Felt like or maybe they had broken up or something. You know, there's something going on. And we find this dudes name is Abraham Ben-Ruby. Yes. Okay. Yeah. This dude Parker Lewis can't lose. And he's the only person with his. Abraham and ruby he plays kubiak and Parker Lewis can't lose. And then he's also in all of I don't know if he's in every episode. I'm sure he let's see how many is listed as a hundred and thirty seven, but that's weird. So maybe he was recurring. Yeah. Wasn't a series regular or like one of those fractional series regulars where? Fifteen of the time. Wait. Here's something else. I noticed from the pilot finales, did you catch this lab kiss the guy who has that guy's job? His name is Jerry on the show. The doodo has that guy. Jerry's job the heavy set like older like craft guys finished all my paperwork is in the pilot and Noah wyle draws blood from him gives him an IV. And he's I and he's talking about me being abusive to his wife or something like that. And I wonder if in the reality of the show, it's the same guy, or is it just sort of like that. Yes. Exact- I or maybe I feel this show. Just based on how thoughtful it seemed like the finale was I don't think they would that on accident that was a pilot character coming back for the finale, and that was like supposed to be like a full circle moment. I feel it made. It seem like in the finale because he's now working at the hospital that at some point in the fifteen seasons he gets hired because she's not an employee is not an employee episode one. I know I'm saying, but even if we don't know what how you know. I wanna let's see how many episodes season I'd be curious to see that. Because I would like it would be hard that guys now. If you replace a cop and everything else. Top actor. White male. Or again. I mean also show has a trillion guest stars. Right. It's impossible to look at. It's very difficult to the well, whatever, we don't know. We don't know. By this by looks of the finale, he's at least in season fifteen as recap character because they give them a lot of airtime, and it would be weird to give him that much airtime in the finale, right? But at the same time, I'm wondering if they were like, hey, I was in here. Getting my blood drawn. I've wanted to become I wanted to help out. It's really cool. I loved the finale, and I thought I it really did make me wanna watch. Also, you know, like busy Phillips was in a bunch of seasons of this or at least a couple I bet her and Cartolini everyone ended up on the show at some point. It had to do hundred fifty episodes people got two people to pop in. And yeah, I wonder another I wonder what ended up happening Juliana Margulis. I feel like Anthony Edwards died. Right. I think so I think so it definitely like well because like if Clooney was character was still alive. I feel like he would have showed up in the finale to be at Noah wyle east thing. Oh, yeah. Oh, okay. And I'm going to get a little emotional very touching because we watched the pilot and the finale very touching to see Noah wyle, and Eric was sows relationship where he's kind of like leading them through. And that hug at the end of the finale when they when they're going they're going to the kind of after having a couple Margaritas, which is a weird kind of. But maybe very true. Yeah. And then he puts his arm around him. And there's a moment where he touches his face. And he's like you can tell like Erica Saleh's proud that. Like can't believe you. 'cause it's revealed that he's also like a chief resident somewhere like. And so in the finale, Dr Carter Donald Carter the Carter Center. Yeah. Now, it's also weird parallel is Anthony Edwards kind of in the pilot. They set up that his lawyer wife wants them to make more money and be around more. So he goes to interview at like one of those fancy like high end Beverly Hills type medical centers, and he gets there, and it's the Harris center. Yeah. And it's very similar to the Carter Center. We see the antics harder center, just to keep Mirroring, I and less. The Carter Center is like the the Harrison it from the pilot is all like snooty rich people doctors trying to like you'll be a partner in no time that the Carter Center at the end is like four low income people showers for homeless people over you. I n and stuff like that. So fucking cool. And then he makes it heartbreaking speech about his child who died, and so I'm wondering if you watch fifteen seasons his kid. He's getting married to thin. At least I'm pronouncing holy shit. I've been saying that wrong. I think everyone has I only learned that this year. Tandy Newton plays his the mother of his child. I don't know if they ever got married or divorced, but they're clearly not together anymore, and that's crazy like to see. And so it seems like they definitely have distance on the situation. Right. Like what he's doing? He's opening the center is making an emotional speech about his child who died, and she's this there, and she's not sobbing like I'm like there was a while ago. Right. And it's like I gotta see when that had was season. Eight doesn't have a kid season one that. Yeah. And then he has a kid that dies at the age of seven at some point. So he has a zero to seven years at some point on the show. Not too much. I do hypothetical. You never see. And I'm saying. I am thinking about like TV deaths that like really stick with you and liking how if you imagine that if we go and watch this show, which is a huge undertaking. But I don't even skip around and have some fun too. I can I think you can really watch it. However, you want thinking about getting attached these people because I already feel it just from watching the pilot. I'm like, oh my God. He's so solely grows. Like, I feel like I wanna watch him progress. I almost want to do the first and last episode of each season. Oh, wow. Yeah. That'd be cool that way to kind of catch. And then you get to play the game in your head of like, how did they get here? And then you realize it's like twenty something episodes so much content and you watching the the pilot or the series premiere and finale of every episode of season is still going to be like tons of hours. Yes. Twenty thirty hours. Are there any TV deaths that you think of rugged certain characters that you got really attached to a new at cried a lot when they're character died trying to I think all the shit. I grew up watching wasn't really drawn of as an adult like sopranos or like the wire, I I like lost my shit at the finale of six feet under and and there's like a couple of and I've been saying. And I've been saying episodes. Yeah. Come over your house, and we'll watch it. Okay. My my TV death that I'm thinking of is a word. I never while. K there's a death much Joe. And honestly, I don't wanna say in case there's anyone out there who wants to watch it at hasn't seen that show. But if you have seen it, you know, home talking about and I saw and I made Mike watch the whole series. And when we were first dating, and he enjoyed it. And he went that character. I didn't tell him it was going to happen. And then he was like. It was a crying. It was. Now. Now, I'm gonna watch just to get the it's well, you have a lot of bullshit to get through to get there. But like, it's good. It's worth it. I mean that show has a lot of silly elements. But it's a good show. And they're coming back to which I'm really excited about rebooting that that's why can't wait. There's a lot of the originals all the important people all of them. But a lot of them did this make you want to be in a procedural drama. I could see it a little bit like, okay. So Brian saffy is on nine one one. He's watched that show because I don't typically watch procedural auditioned for one of the characters in that show and really wanted it, really. Really fun like watching this. I was like I kinda like the pressure of what we were saying difficult about it sounds kind of fun. But I think that's what rate. That's what makes it so good. I feel like everyone feels the pressure. And so it's a game. Everyone's doing their best. Yeah. You can really feel that everyone is like urgent and like take serious, obviously, it would be really fun to be. If I was to be on a show like this. I would love to be the person who's kind of like the comic relief or the light comedy relief. I I would love to be like the guy Abraham guy kinda does that a little bit like even just in his way. And he's being funny. But he has a lighthearted sense about him. Yes. Yes. And there is like everyone sort of takes turns being funny. But like clearly Morris the red headed doctor in the finale, so that guy came in with a burst of energy. I'm like who is this guy? Right. And if you're watching I'm sorry to cut you off watching the finale, and you're literally like who the fuck is this guy do this year? I was like what this guy running around like he runs the place. It'd be like I've done one hundred episodes. I do run though. The head of ERI joking that I wasn't one hundred percent on board with little like, he's annoying. But I think that was supposed to he's supposed to be a pop of energy. And I think he's supposed to sort of be a little much because he's in the finale and his bit is that he's like eating a lot of disgusting food. Right. That's true. Yeah. In the series finale. Let's make sure we get this. Like burrito joke that you're gonna have a heart attack. What about the little sweet old man with aids? Oh, yeah. Like that was beautiful whole, touch so many things named crying this episode going. Okay. I don't know who that is old man who brings his wife. Oh, yeah. Okay. Okay. Ernie'll? I do know that is his name. I don't know. Hold on. I meant to say do you not know this better? Can you search Ernest borgnine interview masturbate? Oh, God, we might know about this. Well, we get that upto. So heartbreaking. He didn't. I was crying so much of that. Because it reminded me my grandparents, that's when I texted you say highest book crying watching e r right now, it's like ten thirty. Teams like, I'm not ready to say goodbye that guy lost. Yes. My shit here. We're gonna talk to you in the show, but real quickly. You're ninety one years old look fantastic. You look like you're late sixties seventies. What's the secret? As you. A lot. Whispered. He's not my even though he's a ninety year old actor who knows everything about this. I gotta give credits who've been Rogers for telling me about that. He did tell me that we were together. Maybe that was all talk about it on the maybe there's a four something. I don't know. Because we definitely I definitely knew that story. But I I didn't know I either outta improv show or in the action boys episode either way, so finding he's I got it. I missed a beta lab. Hey, Razi that he's in the finale, he's got imagine you get Ernest borgnine to show up to your TV show, and you just put them in one room for the entire day. And he's like he shoots one day. And it's the emotional guys. Talk about Alexis split Dell from Gilmore girls who is one of the doctors on the finale, which one is she's the one with the big blue eyes, and she is like really sweet and holds the woman's uterus. Like, the tiny brunette is caller. Yeah. Gilmore girls didn't. God that'd be a good one for us because I didn't really watch it that intensely, but I've seen a bunch of personal John. John. I'm sure now saying everyone's going or we should Manziel Gazon apparently is dying are fun. Yeah. The she's so great. She obviously, she just want an EMMY for Handmaid's tale asked year thing. That's where I know her. Yeah. She's fantastic. I think she's stunning obviously. She's a great actress, and she's really sweet in this finale. She the the storyline that that we follow with her is so sad is this woman who's giving birth to twins. It's an emergency. There's space if she gives birth to the twins. And then everything goes, okay? She was in the accident while on the way to the hospital in labor, the second twin has think Moore Coney or whatever where they have feces basically in there. And so it's like everything got mixed up whatever they have to get that. So you think that's the problem? And then she starts gushing blood onto the floor like pounds. I that's graphic shot when they keep cutting to her like holy fuck. They're just don't ping. It's really. But I think it's real. Really like real. It's got to be like everything on this show has to be super accurate. There's like, you know, what? I mean. I'm sure it's doctors weighing right? Yeah. I'm positive that. It's also bracket I'm positive that. Anyone would tell you like that can't all happen? But they if they jam all the specifics and the thing. Yeah. So then she gets taken out and the dad's like worried the husband and then gets distracted because he has. Four other kids or three other. Yes. So then Alexis split dolls character starts. She's very worried about the mom checks her the next day, basically after kind of asking around about her, and they're like, oh, sometimes people forget to let us know what happened with her her uterus was turning inside out and coming out of her body and Alexis Bledel had to shove it back in with her until they got her and Noah who is telling her to shove it really hard. Push it will for and she kept trying but and he was like telling her to do as hard as you possibly could. She eventually pushes it ends. Are you got to get back to the cervix, right? Happen out even make me think of that on positive akin. So then she's all worried about her. Of course, this was a very intimate experience that she had. And then she finds out the next day that the mom died really unceremonious like way to tell her. But it feels like a very real way because it's all the time there. I mean, right. Yes. Yeah. And like the guy who's on the floor. She's like what happened with mom, and is like which one is that all my God. Right. Like to him. It's just like another in you can't it makes sense. Because you can't I can't imagine working there end also internalizing every the experience because you would never functioned would have to. There's like we hear it in the pilot. He's like there are some doctors who can do the job because they don't care, and there's some doctors do job because they do care, and it's okay to care. But if you do care, you'll will get sick every once in a while. But it's gonna help you be a better doctor psycho there that whole scene when Noah wyle and Anthony Edwards like with their heads down in. The Anthony words keeps going put your head down because he's like kind of. At least faint so fucking beautiful. You a little bit wish that you had like the drive to be a doctor. You know, I wish I had the if I had the ambition to be a doctor. I think I would be a pretty successful actor because I am Bishen to do the thing. I wanna do. And I'm like, and it feels like the work that would take to be a doctor if I could pull that up can John I'm like, of course, the dude can fuck and hustle in Hollywood. He's diner. He likes. You can math that over to this since whatever. Yeah. I have a friend. Who was he's a couple years old and he's like six years older than me. But when I was in college, we're really good friends, and he was like a stone. Or who would just he worked at finish line? He literally worked in the back room. He's in his mid twenties of that point. And he didn't wanna get promoted. He like only wanted to be stoned and stock the back room his job may offered him managing multiple times. He was like, no. And then he now is a doctor. He did a turn. He did a change in his life. He went back to we went to medical school. And he the other day was texting that he did like eight surgeries in one day. And like he's doing all the shit. Now. It's crazy awesome. And I look at that. And I'm like that's just an little motivational story for anyone out there who thinks that can't do this because I do whatever their dream is. Because I think like he had kind of set a limit on himself. And he was like that's what I can do. And I'm not going to try and you and then it was like, you know, what actually? Do want to do something else. And he Tilly just went to school into the hard part. And now he's got this job, which is so cool. It's never too late to start my mom went back to nursing school and became a nurse. Once she's had once you had three kids, and she was like inner thirty. I'm so impressed by that. My mom went to college when she was in her thirties as well was pregnant with my brother and put herself through school, and I'm like that's just fucking so bad. Yeah. I remember being a kid and having four ladies over the house studying to like, be nurses. And I I think the only thing this show gets wrong is the amount is how nurses are often. Like I lands for from the islands. West Indian islands and Central America and lat next like, nurses, are so frequently from those ethnicities as if I get stereotype, nurses, shirt has someone who I've in my family have to white, nurses. But they're so like, it was such a cool thing growing up like all these ladies, and then like going to my mom's graduation when I was like twelve and I was like hell, yeah. Think about this a lot, and I've probably mentioned that other podcasts. But they're like there was some story that I read about some like ninety year old woman who was saying it's never too late. And she she started playing violin when she was sixty. But then she said I've been playing for thirty years, and it's like that's a long time. So like if I always think about certain things kind of too late like, oh my God. I'm going to try to learn this now or whatever is it's not because then by the time, I'm sixty been doing this thing for thirty years or whatever it's like that'd be so cool. So I try to tell myself this about guitar, and like the I wanna learn how to do. And I'm kind of like on sounds hard will like look at it this way, you've only been doing like improv for like ten ten fifteen. Yeah. But yeah, yeah. I guess I'm about fifteen now to sixteen and but but it was do my whole life weirdly. And also like, that's yeah. I don't know. Like we've been doing. Here's are so good at it started something today starting to today, you'd be very good at guitar by the time you were fifty. Yeah. Right. Yeah. Board entertainment. Fifty. It's like so. Yeah, we're still friends that are I'll be like retired washed up. I guess. I wanna be retired by fifty kind of honestly, I wanna work until MC ninety five. I wanna be like still doing. That's awesome about this career is kit. Alan Alda did monologues at s Kathleen rallies. And he's he's very old. And like he has someone like you help shuffle shell foam around. He's got a little bit of like, you know, he seems a little feeble. And then he gets on the Mike, and they're like he gets a suggestion. And he seems like you're like hell pop can do. And then all of a sudden he just drops into his brain goes at like a still a hundred miles an hour. And he's so charming, so funny. So maybe a crowd of kids who are twenty years younger than me laughing at going shit for a guy who's forty years older than like fucking crazy. And like, I think when you think about someone like that it's such a blessing for your mind to stay the entire time. Like, I think about my grandpa who had dementia like it's so scary to think what that happening to you and not being able to to just tell a story or whatever. You know, it's a real bummer anecdotally. I'll say I find don't you find that like for the comedians that do get or actors, especially comedy people who get to be very old they managed to maintain a level of sharpness something to be said about like what we do. And how like it we're bringing and try. Yeah, we're constantly chatting and talking and getting new information and conveying because I Don Rickles was so old and still could cut Betty, Betty, white Betty, white, my dear friend, Don Rickles for my Snickers commercial. Of course, what are you? You pull it up. Yeah. Here's yeah. Down Rickel, Snickers, commercial and joepat. She's in it to which one this is. But I didn't know you were in L. Yeah. You wanna see me? That's awesome. I love to I'm sitting. Turn around look at the screen since third grade. You look at it. Looking. We're not gonna few. You look for something. What do you think supermodels Williams? Model's gloves. What are you doing girl? Totally intimate. Brag eat a Snickers because you get a little angry when you hungry better better. So ladies, so lose it, relax. You're not you. So fun crazy. Oh, you think. Okay. She and done. Rick one day. So amazed the audition process for that was rigorous was like four times, and it was like really intense and like a great better big spot though. It was huge. It was a Super Bowl commercial, and they did receive income from that time. I was like thank I'm assuming. Yeah. I commercial as one of my first TV jobs. Oh, that's so. Yeah. You you look even young. Yeah. It was like that was like two thousand funny when you know, like, I know you pretty rather. Well, and I look at you. And I would never think like, oh, I can't imagine life kiss younger because you seem young to me. I feel the same video of you from like eight years earlier. Oh, she used to be different. Change in ten years. No matter how if they get much older or whatever but ten years along. That's actually a great for first. And last that was like my first, and here's my last, right? We looked at those people and they Joe like fifteen years, and it's just like holy shit. Like what I'm thinking of? How do you think? Erico Sal is in the pilot. Oh, God five thirty. Yeah. In there. Yeah. So was fifteen years as forty five or fifty. Yeah. That's like a huge leap in your aging. Right. But it also goes, I'm I'm using this as to jump back to your guitar thing. You can get on TV show tomorrow. God you'd be off of it. When you're fifty two. All those guys that I'm working with on that they've been on it for twelve years and Jim persons was thirty five when he got the pilot, and she'll yeah, he's forty or forty whatever thirty three's forty five or something like that like, so that's like huge chunk of your life. Totally to end is crazy. Like, I mean, twelve years of doing a show. I can't I can't imagine. And then twelve years of doing e R or fifteen years where you're working on an hour long. Sometimes two hour long episode, and that is so much work hours in a day. They're probably working twelve fifteen hours every day. It's they're probably like eight days shoots episode or seven days shoots. They they benefit from like the one locate they sort of have the right of at all that they really shoot like a couple of sets. Right. I felt I will say felt emotional seeing Chicago. I really like seeing my city in shows. I thought about that a hundred percent feel that way. But like, I I'm not as attached to New York City, but it still feels good. Know what's newer to me is watching old movies that I previously liked a lot that I now realize where LA? Yeah, I like that too. Yeah. Highly recommend if you've moved to LA and haven't watched swingers since moving to L A good. Yeah. So weird. And it's and it's it's kind of real it's funny like on. Now, I get like another layer of jokes. I need to actually watch migra to again, one of my favorite movies because that takes place in LA. And I always thought it was so cool that they were in LA. I'd never been there until I was an adult. So let's let's when you give back let's do episode high and mighty about my girl. It's so good. You are a Veda Sultan. I type. Okay. Another one that I really want to rewatch. They haven't watched it in years like earnestly is clueless. Because there are so many L A jokes that I never would have gotten. Even when they're like, it doesn't if it takes fifteen minutes from anywhere in LA. If you're in the valley when she said, she's like, she doesn't want say she's in the valley, right? Right. Right. Anyway, he just he all like jokes about traffic and stuff. I was like ten years old living in Chicago. I'm freaking clue what they're talking about like in Tommy boy when they say do you validate I had no idea what that meant. When I first saw it, and I knew the movie by heart. Yeah. Yeah. And they're like asking for validation. I'm like, I don't even know what that means. 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I would lose my mind though, because I can easily be like, oh, I should watch one more before bed. Now, watch could easily become one of those actually a friend. I now I'm remembering that, a friend of mine was binging ER at one point years ago was like what I've worth it. I would imagine oh, the other cool thing. And I think we talked about this on the house episode, but it really is underrated because like bridges to different parts of our lives when it cuts to black for a commercial. So it punk. I love that. He'll Sogo when it comes back, and you want to do the commercial punks you actually seen so hard. I do think that's something that's missing from a lot of the shows that are made without commercial breaks or like ham fisted act like boom like. And they can do something kind of dramatic. And then come back one second later, but it's fine. Right. And it's so fun when your screen dips to black on Hulu, and then pas back up and you're like. Jump or anything. Like right there. 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The Perfect Storm With Bill Simmons and Chris Ryan

The Rewatchables

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The Perfect Storm With Bill Simmons and Chris Ryan

"The rewatch ables is brought to you by the ring podcast network where you can find our new podcast. Bakari Sellers podcast that launch this week and we have another podcast called. The camp chronicles hosted by Tyler tines six episodes. That's coming in mid-july. Stay tuned for a couple more announcements on that way. Coming up. Your Goddamn Sawed Book Captain Daddy better the world bobby the perfect storm. BACKOUT! What I'm headed East Flemish. Cat Capsules off the chart. That's where the fish oil for God's sake. Don't go another trip and the Andrea. Gail will own you like he owns. Tyne got a woman. I can't stand him more than two feet away from and again I love to fish. Where are you tell the banks kicking up something in the? Go to you trying to come on, you've seen a forecast I got a quarter. Million dollars with a fish has been spitting faxes every hour, the running out of scary word. Call four storm in recorded history. Is Accelerating. WHAT'S STARS? No force on earth can stop. He. Knows, please God get them. They're. Called the perfect storm. Chris Ryan here. My Name Is Bill Simmons it is the twentieth anniversary of movie. That was way more successful than I. Think I remembered that is. Pretty. Pretty well reviewed by some people that we've discussed in the past on this podcast and is weird. They re watchable, even though it's depressing as hell. Why is this movie re watchable when we know how it's going to end at every risk day I love how you about who respect whose opinions we like you talking about Mike Luca like. Are, you referring. All right. Raj like this movie, right? Have Stars. Man? This was this is kind of goes back to a little bit of the essence of when we started the pod. Where this one I think your mileage may vary on the perfect storm is a movie, but if you catch it at the right time on cable, it's a I gotta sit down to watch this one, and if you if you're if you're on your way out the door. If you're sitting around and you see this, the sharks come up on the deck or you see that the Satori is is head into the storm. You kinda get locked in mandate. It's just such an expertly made movie. I get locked in at all points of the movie. Because the first hour we get Diane Lane's Boston accent which to be shredding later. So I wanNA talk about Clooney because I think the Clooney Walberg part is such, a big piece of this is movie comes out in two thousand. Clooney were trying to make happen as an a plus lister. We're trying we're trying. To Mix Results Walberg improbably on his way to becoming a plus lister. We don't totally realize the when this movie comes out. He has the better part in this movie to and what's interesting? Is there clues ten years older than Walberg? If this movie came out in two thousand ten Walberg. Has the clooney part right and if it comes out five years earlier Clooney's in the Walberg just one of those parts. From Kuni standpoint. He never totally got there for me. As an a plus lister, I think he made some good ones eight. Even if you look at his last twenty years, he did their city notions eleven Michael Clayton up in the air, the American, which I enjoyed the descendants gravity nothing in the last seven years really. But I don't think he ascended to those Matt Damon. I Dunno Leo obviously. Kinda, Heights wh what was missing. Well I think he is better suited to be a megastar in small or offbeat movies that Megastar that's leading a mega movie and I would even include the oceans movies as off. Be I think that the reason why those movies are so special is because they don't feel like any other, Hollywood movies and a lot of ways they feel more like seventy s Hollywood movies shot with the Glamour of. Of like contemporary Hollywood films, so Clooney's always great when he is like Holy Crap George Clooney is going to be in a Coen brothers, movie or George. Clooney's going to have a cameo and gravity or George. Clooney's going to be one part of Syria or whatever, but when he's actually doing the like I'm in every shot of a Hollywood blockbuster, he's got. He's got some some swing and misses yeah. Two things for me. I feel like he's always. George Clooney in every movie. There's no, it's like George. Clooney's playing a character. Let. George Clooney Cook. He's just George Clooney Yeah Kinda, maybe changes hair a little bit. Maybe as a beard maybe doesn't but even if you look at. You know I thought he was awesome and up in the Air I really liked that movie bettys George. Clooney Thought he was really good and Michael Clayton. That's probably the most successful marriage of a clooney performance with a really good movie that I think we all like. He's George Clooney the descendants same thing and you go on down the line and it's just. He really just had the heater, but it didn't have the curve or the slider and I think we're. He always tried to find the cover. The slider was when he would do like the. Weird Coen brothers movie or when you're trying to direct. But he just he just ever found. It just didn't happen. So, what do you think is different about the way George? Clooney is always George Clooney in and movie compared to the way. Harrison Ford is Harrison Ford movie. So good question. There's something about George Clooney as an action guy that did not translate the way it should have for Harrison Ford because I'm paper. You would think he should have been the Harrison Ford of the last twenty five years right. He should have been next. Generation Harrison Ford, but I don't know if I would have bought him in the Bourne identity. I don't know if he could have had the ARC. Like what you know? Crews did with the mission impossible. I don't know if you could build the missing possible Chaz around. George Clooney they tried to i. think that's what the peacemaker was supposed to sort of be. Is that kind of like international espionage action adventure movie right so going backwards for the younger people. Clooney is bouncing around for a couple of years. Shows up on E. R. N. E. R. Becomes of fucking phenomenon like just a phenomenon, one of the all-time TV drama phenomenons of our lifetime, and he becomes a mega mega star immediately, and that's happening ninety four ninety five range, so he starts making movies from ninety five to ninety eight. He makes us till Dawn. He makes one fine day with Michelle pfeiffer. He wears the Batman. Suit is in Batman. And Robin which is the most reviled Batman movie out of all the Batman movies, and he's in the peacemaker, which is supposed to be as franchise and it wasn't. So. That's four years of swings and misses, but he's still on the are. He leaves the are. And then he strikes oil with out of sight, and out of sight is the first time. The George Clooney. Movie experience matched up to what we thought and you could argue that might be the best movie he's ever made in certainly the most likeable. He's been in a movie. And it's probably the most. He's clicked with the romantic lead right. I felt like what he had lo in that movie. I don't know if he's had that with anybody else that degree. Do you think he has no, I? I don't think so. I mean I think he's charming with Julia Roberts in the oceans movies. But. He's nowhere near as it's not that that's like completely like flammable goes on between him and George Jennifer Lopez out of say an IB honestly is something that I think is like now looked at as one of. One of the crowning achievement of genre film making in the last twenty five thirty years, but it at the time was kind of like. Oh, like we're trying to make more Leonard Happen. It's J. Lo and Georgia and everybody likes this movie, but I don't remember that being a really big hit obviously. No I think it cable really hoped. It. So, many movies Commander Ninety Eight. That stuff got lost and I think it became. One of those was a good dvd. Was Good on the whole T. and T.'s cinemax circuit and their wet, so then he goes. From that point on out of sight thin, red line three kings. Oh, brother, where thou. And Perfect Storm. You know one of the things he did. He's. He started directing to in two thousand two. And just wasn't good at it, he made. Do you know he's made six? He's directed six movies. I do yeah, yeah, and not a huge win out of any of them and a couple. Really bad ones and I think that kind of knocked his off the prize to but. I think from a charisma standpoint. At least he was where Brad Pitt was a Brad Pitt's just a better actor. Yeah, no I mean I think that that early two thousands run, and he obviously makes the decision after a couple of failed blockbusters that what he's GonNa. Do is for the most part. Choose the filmmaker first, so he's going with the COEN brothers. He's going with David Russell. Alexander Payne Alexander Payne. He works with Soderbergh and I think that data really levels his career out what you see is that cluster of really really smart choices, and then the sort of. Like Oh, five on. It's basically like good one three average two bad ones good one, three average two bad ones. It's just really spaces out. That's what happens. I guess to Hank's like a little bit later in his career. It's like Kuni just had a much more accelerated version of that you said for the younger people for people who don't remember I'll ask you 'cause I your. We've talked about. Caruso before. We've talked about like the inability to like kind of leave. Leave their small screen bags behind it I know this sounds weird, but like for somebody. If you watch er every Thursday. Like. Did you have a little residual like this guy's always going to be Doug Ross ever? A little bit, but I ask so. It was clear that he had to go he he was too big of a star for the show and I only did. That's happened a few times of Network TV. He was one of the biggest stars in the world by I would say seven, ninety eight and. I gotta say. I I was a huge er fan, those first four or five years. I really think it's one of my favourite. It's one of my favorite network shows ever. He was on that show, yeah, they did Doug Bras character, was it? That checked every box and he's really good. You really invested in them and I remember. He had that one episode. Where it's now we're just doing er porn for Juliette Lebron. Shout Julia because she's the ladder announcer favorite show, but that one that one episode where it was like a flood. Yeah. Advocate the flood that was like his signature episode. He was amazing in that and I think. The reason I bring this up as you know, we always compare NBA players and obey situations to movies in the Rewatch I do feel like by the time he got to ninety eight, he. His trade value is about as high as as. Anybody, right it was as high as. Leo Matt Damon I think what the expectations were, so it's weird. I feel a little disappointed without turned out I, think he made some good movies he never won. An Oscar only got nominated once I think, but he had a Lotta Mrs and Maybe, that was part of the problem. Maybe he didn't really totally know how to pick a good script. He's definitely one of the most meadow careers it was. It was like when he was still any are he was making those more traditional blockbusters? In a weird way, perfect storm is like the last movie where. It's almost like he's playing it straight. And then after that I think even maybe to some extent, the Ocean's eleven movies, the only downside of doing that was that it was so winking and so Kinda tongue-in-cheek about the idea of being famous or the idea of being buddies with a bunch of famous people and N, even some of the conventions of movie making that it seemed like going forward, he was either really ernest or really really cynical or satirical about being in films like. When you watch George Clooney movie I think you're always kind of grappling with like the George Clooney celebrity while you're also watching the movie. Right. Brad Pitt had that, too, but overcame it, he did he did especially like in a movie like moneyball, which was a charisma performance, which we covered on a previous episode of the rats, also physically transforms in a lot of his roles, whereas Clooney is really only done that in Syria and a fucked up his back, and like he basically like I got to the precipice of being like I'm having like pretty much a physical breakdown playing this role. And one Oscar for it, but was still like you know still I think kind of like came back out the other side. We're not going to see him. Go through those kind of like Edward, Norton Brad Pitt kind of transformations. I think he's like I played George Clooney Yeah. That was Kinda his tornado when he got hurt, I met removed him. From some action thinks his best chance. Actually win best actor. The NBA MVP of of the Oscars was the two thousand eleven season. And, he's in a category. With the dude from the artist. Dem sure in a better life, Gary Oldman and Tinker Tailor soldier spy. In Brad Pitt moneyball. And I look at that year he he has the best part of all those parts. Because the descendants is really good I. Watch Seattle months ago. Yeah, that's a part where you probably should have won the Oscar for that and I think if there's a couple of other actors in that spot I. do think they win it, so my point is. Really, good I think you know if to borrow the NBA algae again. You could sell tickets with them. He could take to the second round. Maybe even a conference finals, but I don't know if you're winning the title with them, Zephyr Yea I'm to think of like the COMP now 'cause i. He's got more to him than like A. is it like a tracy? Yeah, I might I was GONNA. Say like what is it like? Is it Lamarcus like I'm not even sure who now he's better than so much more. Charm. Yeah I think t back is a really good example of it. Yeah! The highs are incredibly high, but the floor. It's a little wobbly. Meanwhile Walberg. He goes ninety six to two thousand where he's basically still market market has basketball diaries. He tries to shed the whole obnoxious that dude, whatever makes fear. boogie nights is the breakthrough the big hit the corrupter three kings. And then perfect storm. He's perfectly cast in this movie. It's it's a really likeable performance. He taps all of his Inner Boston and in general. This movie's really well cast, but. By the time this comes out and we see Walberg in this movie. After three kings, it becomes clear. He's a movie. Star right? Yeah I, mean he? He is actually really interesting. Case Study of somebody trying to. is almost like seems like he can't be denied like it goes through these movies where he's playing. Supporting parts he's working with smaller directors. He's working on big films he's he does like planet of the apes in. It's like Oh. Is this guy is US guy situating himself to be like a huge blockbuster star? Any kind of than just makes a third way where he's like I'm just going. Make Mark Wahlberg movies, and those Mark Wahlberg movies can be at a bunch of different going a bunch of different directions especially over the last fifteen years. He's pretty much made like. One point five movies a year, and sometimes they're like you know contraband and stuff like that or or shooter. They're kind of like these more traditional genre movies, and then every once in a while. He takes a big swing. I am very surprised by how Kurt turned up. Are You, are you? Do you surprised because you thought it would be better than this or worse? I mean go back to ninety six Zim boogie nights, and he's The star Boogie Nights, and there's all these people in the movie. You're just reading about it. And like burt, Reynolds this Julianne Moore I like her. Philip Seymour Hoffman liked him it. You're just going through the cast, but here's i. put the the stars. Mark Wahlberg and this is a movie that everybody's going nuts about. That doesn't make sense. He can't lead a movie. And you know by I, think by the time we got to the end of the decade. Amid sense, it's like all right I. Get with. This guy is i. actually thought he was going to go more in that action. You Know Kinda that Nick Cage stretched at when Nick Cage was doing conair face off and that that also I thought that was just could be Mark Wahlberg next twenty years. He did it a couple of times like shooters like that the Italian job. Every time he does that I'm happy, but he also has tried to do some other stuff to that. Perfect storm is actually the model for the movies that he would seemingly preferred to be making because if they hadn't made perfect storm Peterberg mark. Wahlberg probably would eventually made it. Like Lone. Survivor and Patriots Day and you know. They key is made these based on a true story every day. blue-collar heroism movies like Oh a bunch of times over the last ten years. It would have been called the perfect storm. It would have been called BLOB. B. Y.. Mark Wahlberg is abby. The cast and this is pretty. Great Diane Lane Jhansi Rally John. Hawkes William Victor. Little Bob Gutten. The warden yeah. Mary Mary Elizabeth Master Antonio Master Antonio. Survives? Her scarface deaths still has having a career seventeen years later. Jerry Jones, the president yeah. Crisp McDonald's the weather Michael are inside. They got everybody out here for this, and it's like for hawks and Johnny Riley I. Think this movie comes out before everybody is aware of just how much better those guys are as character actors than everybody else. So when you're watching it and you're watching like Alan, pain shout out to New Jack City and a bunch of the guys in this movie. Your got how the fuck is. John C reilly. The fourth guy on a boat here and you just realize they kind of hit the character actor lottery, and that's really what all of these kind of big budget action packed. Movies of this era lived or died by I. Mean this is like basically what we talked about with Armageddon has such a good cast as no business having. There's no reason why be Shemi Owen Wilson and all. All those guys should be in a movie like that Billy Bob Thornton. The same thing goes for this. It's like we've sexually talked about a bunch of guys. Getting water-poor, not poured on them in a back lot tank somewhere you know he mean and they've got two of the best character. Actors of their generation Yeah Hawks had to fight Shammy for the and hawks one that comes. Research say had to fight to the debt? oxes really good in this movie. Dear to our hearts in including his pivotal Miami Vice Cameo the. That's quite a cameo a quite a cabinet. This movie made three hundred twenty eight million dollars. It was obviously inspired by a real story hurricane grace. In late, October early November nineteen, ninety, nine, nine, hundred, ninety, one took. took out a boat with six people from Gloucester, so they did the classic based on a true story through that at the top. As we've learned over the years, and as we've discussed the REWATCH ables sometimes that doesn't always mean what you're about to see. Is True I re? I. I never believed that I actually think that's now become like I. Want to beat the person out there. WHO TURNS THEIR BUDDY IN THEATER? When we had movie theaters when the trailer says based on true events or based on a true story they're like. FUCKING! This one's based on a real story man. We'd better take this pretty seriously. Right didn't didn't know. I based is such A. Loaded word yes, yeah, fluid, yeah! Somebody could make a movie about us. Finishing a rewatch ables podcasts, and then like fighting for the future of the world because Russian spies infiltrated as we're trying to produce something they probably will. It'll be called the Craig hornbeck story. We'll be like these secondary. US We die when. In Miami. Right, But yeah, that'd be based based on a true story of two guys did the Rewatch ables? Then you can do whatever the fuck you up. I'm always IMOs dubious of that, but it was based on a true story and I don't WanNa get bogged down on the research of what was true, not true, but for the most part they were pretty faithful, and they really did care about doing it correctly because. The people in Gloucester were. You know this was a traumatic seminal event for them, and they weren't gonNA. Fuck around with the story, so there's a couple of small things also based on the Sebastian younger book and I think it's worth noting that I much as if you look at the wikipedia page and we can do this. An Internet research about the issues that some of the actual people connected to the people on the Andrea Gail had with you know on these boats had with the storytelling I think the reason why this movie is still. Still works is because it's it balances the sentimentality of all the Diane Lane stuff back on the docks with. This is just what happens like they kind of, don't they? Don't really pull any punches now. It might not be exactly what happened, but when it comes to like if you're watching Apollo thirteen, even if you're watching like backdraft, which I know has kind of some some dark stuff happening, but you're kind of like I. Feel like backdraft has to end in a certain way with this. You're kind of waiting for. George Clooney to save Mark Wahlberg life or for Mary Elizabeth, Bassin Tonio to come through the very end in scoop. These guys up or something, and it just doesn't happen. It's it's way darker than that. You like the stuck at sea. Movies stuck at sea. Something's gone wrong. Are you in on that? I love him. I love him because it's a deep fear of mine. Get really sick. I would rather never be on a boat I never happy to be on a boat I don't even like being in like motorized rafts taking me anywhere like I just. Don't trust them I just get seasick really easily so I think that the more that you're like this is almost inconceivable. The easier it is to watch, but it is also like it taps into a different fear you know. What. Are Your favorites status? Curiosity what we talked about this recently? fantasy Amanda talked about this recently I have a couple that are kind of random lake. I really like white squall. which is a really cool movie with Jeff Bridges that came out in the like the ninety s but did you after that they're? They're definitely like like master and commander has some stranded and see stuff. We've gone over master and commander. Allied with gladiator fight. What about you? Dead Calm Dot com great. Yeah, I mean, it's crochet, but titanic was was really well done at enjoyable. Yeah, opening movie. Did you ever see open water? Oh Yeah. Yeah. I think the shallows isn't necessarily a boat movie, but she stuck in the water like that in both of those, as the shallows rips off open water. Yeah, but The castaway obviously the reef. The Reef is one where it's like. Basically like a boat hits a ref- shark-infested waters, and these people have to decide whether to stay on the boat while it's sinking or swim back like yet. Twenty something miles so yet all is lost with Redford, and then there's there's movies that have. Scenes that have worked really well like sleeping with the enemy has a great sailboat. All Hell is breaking loose, Laura. Province. We get to do so by. She can't swear. We have to do from Hell Week. Where reduce leap a Redo re route from. Grandma Pacific Heights. I'm not kidding when I say I could do an hour on Laura's Laura's violent has been. It's a tour de force by Patrick Bergen also I watched Dick Disturbance again about two weeks ago. And That movie's really special for the people out there. If you like your if you like from hell, movies mixed in with a little unintentional comedy and a little ridiculousness, I highly recommend it if they offered stars F H stars from Hell. Would you subscribe Oh? Yeah, would you add to your cable package? If that was the only way to see all those movies? Yeah, domestic disturbance has great Bush. Emmy like really really forgotten died. As I've seen domestic disturbance. Oh, it's so good! Highly. Recommend it for everybody out there Roger Ebert, three point five stars quote the perfect storm. Is a well crafted. Example of a film of pure sensation Raj Raj is all about the story. Stick to the story. We covered in the fletch pot. Are you being true to the story? Yeah, and he's he's shouting out intentionally or not. Wolfgang Petersen who was I was GonNa say you get give me forty five seconds on Wolfgang just a real heater from him right now because he does this, and he does in the line of fire with Clint Eastwood Malkovich and he just shows that he is like an absolute expert in. In staging set pieces and pacing and I think that this movie does a really good job of when Shit goes wrong like titanic. You're sitting around for like two and a half hours before she starts going wrong, you can. You can wait too long. You can also introduce shit going wrong too early like it can. Sometimes you're watching a movie in the first scene is. Like we love unstoppable the Tony Scott Moving we talked about with Quinton, but like that movie like the train starts to go wrong about eighteen minutes in you have about an hour and a half into perfect storm before they're like were going into a perfect storm, so I think that they really do a good job. He's he's an expert of. Experts at pieces. Tony Scott's version of the perfect storm. There's a lot more going on. There's there's some there. There's more waves are hitting way more people falling overboard. There's probably the boat has more than six people on. It S it. Kills a guy at some point, yeah? There's a mutiny on the boat at we'll put. The only thing before we get to the categories is. This was a really effective commercial. And I remember. Specifically knowing the story, especially living in Massachusetts at the time. And then seeing the trailer all these people I like. And, then that one brief shot where they just they tease the wave, they would show the giant wave in the commercial. And he'd be like it, but then that was it and you're like. Oh, so watching this movie? You know that wave is coming, it's. Like the shark from jaws, basically and in the theater. The, CGI, which at that point, two thousand. They're getting better at CJ. It's not anything close to where it is now. That seems that scene was amazing. On Seventy foot movie screen was really great for whatever the movie loses. When you see, that's obviously like fake boat and a fake wave, and this is the CGI situation. The stuff on deck feels incredibly real. Like all the stuff on the boat with those guys getting thrown around and the whole, we'll talk about it. I'm sure an watchable scenes is like a couple of those sequences. You're like dude. That's Clooney and he is. He is hanging over the side of this. This is wild. A few been dealing with acne readiness, dark spots, wrinkles, finding treatment that works can be complicated. You need skin care that actually performs, but getting started can be overwhelming. Thankfully, there's a solution Roman makes it convenient to customize prescription skin care that really performed scrappy phone or computer complete a free online consultation. 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What I tell you. When few days! A few means to. Today's is right. Viscous back. On your side or replacing a phone call away. Join me. Don't join me. The season, but one last shot the ANDROID gaels. Taken! Some a promise you. Back Shitload, efficient. There's a lot about this scene because it's where we get introduced Diane Lane. WHO's completely over the top? Just this entire movie? Yeah? I just wanted to say and this actually makes it more rewatch to be. This is the happiest bar that's ever happened in the north shore. Power has ever been this jurist. The North shore is not a joyous place. It's like get intense. Just. Eat. You're sitting at a bar. You're looking around and there's just people that you can just feel the history and the pain in their lives or people that are just they wanna do is pound beer and then go outside so they can smoke another cigarette. This bar is like it's the. Neil diamond, listening to no woman, no cry at. This an orgy is happening elsewhere and also everybody seems to live there. I'm like. Is this tasted confused or what's going on, is she? We went to that bar in real life. It would just be super quiet. There'd be red SOx games on two different channels. And and it would just be people. Spokane heaters and drinking. Yeah, and they would all smell of. Swordfish. Oh Yeah and Marlboro reds and and wild Turkey. That's how you could tell that Wolfgang Petersen. What country is he from Germany? Norway? Norway, that's where you can tell. This was made by somebody who? Took? His his version of what the Crows Desk Aviv like hey, can we make a little more joyous all right Wolfgang? Try I really enjoy all of that stuff, and that's also that we get to meet a lot of characters. It's just fun, so do you consider this? The the Chris sequence? Like when when do we talk about Diane? Now, we're waiting on the okay. Next speech our next hour watchable seen clooney speech to Linda. which he decides not to do with the Boston accent. Clooney in general is kind of like eat. He sampled it. It was like he tried the shrimp cocktail with a cocktail sauce was like. I tried to let him good. I'm just GonNa be me. Yeah, he decided he just wanted to summer in the Cape. You didn't want to move there. Here's the speech if he this speech against the Mary Elizabeth Master Antonio Fee. It actually is the Boston accent. The fog's just lifting through off. You bow line thrive. Yet add to sow channel pass rocky neck. Ten Pound Island passed pond where I skated as a kid. Blow Your Horn throwaway to light housekeeping. Keta, Thatcher Island. Then, the bird show black backs hair and goes big dump ducks. The Sun Hits Ya head north. Open up the twelve steam in now the guys at busy even charge you know what you a Goddamn sawed book captain. Is there anything better in the world? Clooney does it straight like his yards, cody. There's no extra lifelock. La Gloucester sword boat captain. WHO has no accent at all? Even as around of a bunch of hardcore, you can't get more hardcore Massachusetts than when you go to like the fucking tip of the North Shore. Do you think Walberg? Was On set that day? You why? I think Walberg probably felt he was outranked. Yeah, and maybe went to Wolfgang and was like hey, band. Sounds like a Boston accent. Got Tickets Fine Mark Magazine. You know I maybe should try it I know. They had a dialect coach. The dialect coach by the way one of the big losers of the movie. 'cause dialects her all over the place. Anyway I liked that speech next rewatch watchable seen when the the boats set sail. We get some good Walberg including I like every scene Wahlberg including together amid. Numerous. Natural. Salt new blood, thanks! Happy man on his skin. So they maybe. When did you get unhappy? That they go home. All. I thought the was your whole. You Got, Salton you? Reilly goes overboard another watchable seen. Vic there has to save them even though they have some weird beef. That's ever really explained. That's really they go down. He's like basically dead in the water they revive. I like when the storm heats up includes driving the boat like a maniac, not realizing how dangerous it is yet, but he's almost like if by son was in control of the boat for our. Big Smile on his face laughing clooney. That whole crazy scene when he blow torches. The anchor off is really great awesome when he's swinging around, it's completely unrealistic got to know how they did it, but it's joy able. And then. Two, more the guys start falling in the water. When Wahlberg saves John Hawkes I just like John Hawkes. Don't want him to die. And then when they see might survive when the boat does the three sixty flip and the water. And makes the turn and the sun comes out. Say now you actually make you got to storms, Glenn in Saint Time. All those scenes are awesome, but the most remarkable scene is when they're wave actually crushes them that that is the best seen in this movie. I mean it's the best thing in the movie. Every watchable makes it seem like you're like well. You got to dial back. Watch that again. It is true breaking when the sun goes back behind the clouds, and he's like they're not gonNa let us out. She's not GonNa let us out. I remember the first time I saw that I. Did Not Know How this movie ended. I know the real story and the sun comes out, and they're like ha. I can't believe in Walberg S- done the whole like I'm GonNa go race. Go karts full-time in Salisbury Beach. And you're just like great. They got out and maybe. We have lived to say another day. Eighties fucking darker. The Sun goes by the clouds man well. They were able to keep mystery with how they ended it two thousand. This is the Blair witch era. This is still the remnants of the crying game era where you could actually keep secrets, so there was a question of. How are they gonNa do this and then if you actually went saw in the theater, the Internet wasn't. Kind of fortified enough yet to have people just spoil. What and I think also most people even if they were like. Yeah, well I mean I know that some people die in this movie, but you figure it's going to be like. Hawks are Riley or fichtner go in some midway through the movie, and then maybe one of Walberg and Clooney, but when it all happens, and they're all just sitting in their bunks, like Oh shit manager I really remember that yeah. Last hour is really strong. I don't like a lot of the coast guard stuff, but we'll get to that in a second. What's age the best? Gloucester. Just great. It's just such an underrated part of Ashraf. Where did they shoot this datum? I think they shot some of it in Dedham, but I do think they shot. A, lot of the Gloucester stuff in in Gloucester, The Crow's nest. Just like. I think that exists in real life. I like that Here's what's age the best for me or at least one of the thanks. A read Rotschild Dirk bigler reunion. Briley Walberg for years later. They're back. Rally got a huge beard. Walker looks like dirt kind in the last scene when his offer. House. Just coke. Has a look, but yeah. The the boys are back. I was thinking of. You know how they people on Youtube. They do trailers shit. They react to the trailers. Yeah, no, when they take. Footage from a movie and make a trailer out of it. That's a completely different trailer than what the movie was actually about honest trailers, or whatever yeah I think you could do a Jack. Horner movie trailer use the boogie nights footage Jack Horner talking about they had this idea for movie. And then it's just like a perfect storm, port. Always called twice, yeah! Yeah. Perfect storm in my pants Anyway it was good to see those guys getting I. I asked for what stage the Best Warburg's. Facial hair attitude everything toward force John. Hawkes mentioned him. This is for you. It AIDS the best for me, but specifically just. An incredible moment when the cruise just having sakes and the deck. A lot of votes out. Yeah, it's a good smokey movie where you're just like. Oh, I get! It's one of those movies I get I get smoking. I get the value also. Wondering how bad! That boat smells Oh my God so they're eating essentially Hormel Chili. They've got. However. Many tons of dead fish barely iced in the hall. You're probably like I I need these Marlboro reds just to kill the overwhelming odor, coming off of the other human beings on this. So I would be like chain. Yeah, that was the initial perfect storm was the B. Oh and the boat was the perfect storm. McDonald was like look. Of more would stage the best a really good music. I think they did a nice job batch in the music with like the tension on the boat and then Guys definitely seemed like a group of people who on ironically enjoys easy tops push. It. I really liked the the John. C Reilly William Fichtner feud, which is never really addressed or elaborated on. It's just that classic action movie thing we were like. Hey, we need to these guys. That's leg each other, or would it be? What effect there maybe? took a crack Riley's ex wife, and then bring it up cool done, and then we get like twenty minutes out of. Do you. WanNa play with the like. Stick them up your at ease with deadweight screwing on all night. Shoot a head. Cape and bottom shelf. That way. I liked it. It's not I mean he makes the. He makes the illusion about like. Wife or whatever but I liked it. It's not some like blood feud. It's just two guys. Hate each other. It's just two guys stuck in close quarters who are just sick of each other immediately and Riley never gives them a break and people. Just gives going a little bit and he's like no fuck that guy I love. That's a great does a great energy to bring to the whole thing because it makes everything more tense if you're just like. Oh, I'm really pulling for these guys. They have no problems whatsoever. It's just a little bit more vanilla. There's a deleted scene where Riley tells victory as a phone call, victor answers, it and Riley says. 'cause I'm talking to a dead man on the other line here. An empty telephone. The telephone! Does it dead ban on the other LE. I can't figure anything without thinking of him as vans and yeah I know even when he's those undoing the bomb in Armageddon. He's just getting his bonds back. He's he's a fisherman in this movie with a Massachusetts accent, and I've just keep expecting Henry Rollins to come in and be. What do you have for? What stage the best? I think probably. The stuff in the beginning of the movie where at the at the crow's nest, like all the like interactions between them, the old guy who's like the Barnacle on the bar. WHO's like kind of scaring everybody with his war stories I also really like. That I scene were ironside is paying guys out, and you find out like how fucking like small the margins are for these guys raise just like here's. How much the fish got. Here's what gas and bait and everything costs my cut your captains cut, and then you're a rookie, so you get a three like a half share, or whatever three-quarter share and just to imagine, 'cause it immediately makes you realize that like these guys are essentially. You'RE GONNA get killed for their survival instincts because their survival instincts are like I need to make rent for the rest of the year. You know, right? well speed ironside. He's also what's age the worst. His accent is rough, yeah. I don't I. Actually don't totally understand why they cast him. Because it's so easy to just cast, find somebody from Massachusetts. Who just seems like a die? Hard Massachusetts Guy. It's not like it's not like Tommy. Lee Jones is in this part. It's Michael Ironside we. Just cast anyone to do anything like I fucking love Michael Ironside to buy. You could have just had like Stellan skarsgard and I wouldn't blinked if it was just like. Five billy going out again, not with my boat like you just would have been like finestone Skarsgard, you I know you know the water. Like I would have had like dicky Barrett from the mighty mighty Boston's. I WANNA. Go that hardcore Massachusetts in that spot another one sage the worst. We mentioned Clooney's accent. Comes and goes. And, then eventually just goes yet has just gone, and we never see it again. I did not coordinate with Master Antonio that's the thing is that those guys are not exchanging notes about? Hey, the scene will both do the Boston accent. Sometimes she shows up and does it. He doesn't sometimes he does and she doesn't. It's just bad missed miscommunication there, the accents. They just did not do a good job. Because any of Wahlberg is just crushing it John Hawks who was really committed to it Since a pet peeve! Jhansi rallies son. They do this movie sometime where we're. The Dad talks about how much the kid means, and then the kids just. Say! They coated the car. The kids just got this dumb look on his face acute like five. Gate the Catholic. Is GonNa, be out your. Kids, just stereo. So what do you speculate to do? He's staring at GNC. Rally the same way like like my dog. Willie would stare at me if I was holding a treat in the air, he's just Kinda like glazed. Look at him. If your dad was this. First of all of your dad was boogie nights. You might be a little bit of. It second of all. His Dad is standing there in a rain slicker Smokin eighty-four Marlboro. Reds at his face I think he's probably just a little bit like have a little personality will never hurt. Another sage worse. Let's just get to doubt the Diane Lane. Actually let's not get too yet. Okay, I have another spot that I really want to dive into it, but Diane Lane's accent is legendary and. There's a lot of car like selling I last night. Whereas texting about Diane, Lands Accent, and it just sets up this round of the worst Boston exits of all time. It's a conversation. Everyone's had a need to eat. Talk like JFK JFK Kevin Costner and thirteen days. Jeff bridges and blown away like. There's like seven or eight Oh. Jeez Diane. Lane is usually the first one mentioned. Yes? I think because. She comes out throwing one hundred one in this movie like it's, it's not. She hit certain words that way or a couple of lines she is. She looks like she was in immersive dialect school for nine months, but it was only had like one ear working so I love Diane. Lane me, she really really really. Is Flying without a net here. Quebec Hobby. Go back to what you did before. Pat, COD repair tackles. Pays. Yeah all right. Let's do this now. The thing that hurts. Is that I loved Diane Lane. And there's a couple problems with casting her in this one is that she's just too beautiful. She overpower. You're just not buying her in any situation like this like she has to be like the lady and unfaithful. That's how you want us. Diane Lane. It's almost like she's penalized by just how gorgeous she is so the movies she's always succeeded in as always like tapped into. Town credible Diana's right There is nobody ever in the history of Massachusetts. Ever. Not. Ever who acted like that? If you were like the quote, unquote? Hot Lady and Gloucester, even if you're divorced, whatever? You just E, it would be more like in that. Blake lively in the town kind of vibe like you'd be divorced, you'd have a little. You'd have some baggage. You're stepping on my point a little bit, and I don't even know what my point is. Did you know that both of these characters are Chris? Oh. No I'm trying to figure out what it is about. Chris from Massachusetts, that is like elicits this kind of like dramatic interpretation, but you're right. It should be she should have. A much worse, drinking, problem or something. There's gotTa. Be a Achilles heel than I hate when my boyfriend goes on. Be I love houseplants like that can't be her defining characteristic or like I'm GonNa like really tidy up this cottage while while while bobbies on on on this trip. She has like she's just seeming like. It also is like it defies belief as to why Bobby will go away. You're just. Stick it out with her sticking out diet land. You have the hottest girlfriend in America. Yeah, I think. It just doesn't work. None of it works, and then she really tries. I admire the attempt she tries to do as I've always said like the Boston accent is half added. So, she tries to have this character that has lot attitude, but you can't pass it because it's Diane Lane, and she has this terrible Boston accent, and you just can't unseat it the whole time. There's no. There's nothing authentic about it, not one thing so. You know it's it's. It's a pretty key part, but the good news is. It's Diane Lane you. Get at least look at her for two hours so that there could be worse things. She's not entirely well served by the fact that like half of what she has to say is like a hallmark greeting card speech. Were that whole thing that she's doing about like you know? It. A great shakes the whole thing about the apartment and buying the curtains and two semi down pillows from JC Penney's that they didn't tell you about. It all this stuff is just like what the fuck is she talking? WHAT'S WEIRD? It's it's the wet blanket girlfriend from a sports movie, right? You can't win. Don't do this kind of vibe crossed with this. person who doesn't exist where it's like my boyfriend's back from a trip I'm sprinting to him like you sane bolt and jumping on him like he just got back from a seven year tour in Afghanistan right and it's like you don't exist this this. Even being is not a real person. Anyway. side anyway tough for Diane Lane Casting. What if's Ben? Affleck was originally sought to be bobby. Warburg's characters said no nick cage. Signed up to be Bobby. Back out because. It's not. Bobby I think he would have been a good billy I think he would have been a good captain. Ahab Listen Nick Cage needed to be in. This movie is the bottom line? We really we were all robbed the. Somewhere the should have been the old guy at the bar. You know US wanted to play Bobby Clooney Oh. Interests Wolfgang was. GonNa be Billy. so that happened and then Harrison Ford and Mel Gibson turned down billy milk up someone at twenty five billion dollars to be billy. No Gibson that would. Have Been Venture that would have been rough for a variety of visits Best that Guy Ak the joey pants word. I need a ruling. Are Michael Ironside of Bob Gutten? Do they qualify as that guys Bob Gotten? Let's go gun because he spends most of the movie in the dark and in the rain. And is an I. I guess we should actually talk about this. How do you feel or on Rewatch? How did you feel about the story plotline? The coastguard plotline 'cause those. Teacup a lot of the second half of the movie. Hold that thought have coming up in picking nits okay? Submits will be picked all right. Let's. I thought when he called the coastguard guy. obtuse I thought that was weird. That's Shashank jokes are. He told the coastguard guy. He was going to cast of Dad with the Sodomites. Brumby. Asking the coastguard guy to do his taxes. The Vincent Hanna Gal Got Word for overacting. There's only one candidate Diane Lane. County your money. In my guys out there. Risking his life for stupid fish. That's the key. I Thought Jab. Again, but Diane Lane Huge Fan. Ethel going crazy over here. Yeah, OH, my Gosh! She's just so bad in this movie. It's so weird because she's so good and other movies. Yeah I, just bizarre. Dan Waiters Award. Christopher McDonald I would go McDonald I think pain is up there. Hawks is in it, too. Much can't give it to. Is fichtner too much to like? Do you consider going on the deck? is into much. Okay Chris McDonald ACA. Re casting couch. Thought exercise. You replace William fichtner part with Ben Affleck. Guy Breakout his accent. He's younger than John. C Reilly which would piss them off because I think it just it changed. The trajectory of athletes grew too much. He becomes like a character actor instead of movie star now. He's a movie star already at this point he's. He's been at Armageddon. is going to do that. He has to die saving someone. You have to make that like a bigger more meaningful part that so he dies saving John C Reilly. Yes, that's what has happened. Well. It is based on a true story. We can do whatever the fuck we want. Yeah. See here, here's the thing though this is why I brought it up, I think AFLAC needed a couple parts like that during that art from ninety seven oath three where he's just trying to be a list. Guy In the poster in every movie he's in. You know what not a bad idea to be like the fourth lead in perfect storm. You're in it for twenty minutes and you die. That was what I thought. Yeah, I think I agree with you. I think that he needed probably maybe a PARTU. That's kind of like Kevin Bacon and Apollo Thirteen, like just kind of like. Your movie star, but you're just hanging out in this one. Hafez Senator Research. None of the fish in the movie were real. There all either rubber in an animatronic. Wolfgang Petersen huge animal rights guy. Yeah, no fish were harmed in the this movie. The Real Linda. Mary Elizabeth Tony. Character Green lantern a sword fishing in two thousand eight was part of the discovery channel series swords life on the line. I mentioned the family members of Billy Tyne Dale. Murphy did not like the movie. They sued Time Warner two thousand. And it kind of didn't go anywhere, but took up a couple of years they the major discrepancies were. Linda never actually placed distress call yes, and there is no romance between Clooney's character master Antonio's character. There's also an element to it, and this is why the time family got mad is that? They were not. They were on their way back already when the storm hit and Linda Greenlaw seems to say like. I don't think that this was a matter of them. Being arrogant about their ability to get the restore. I think that this hit them very fast, and it was. It was over relatively quickly. Right, that's not as good of a movie. Yeah the last twenty minutes of this movie when they're coast back in, and they get nailed like that's not as good as we can dump the fish and hang out and leave or take our chances going through this storm in real life. They're like playing cards, and just on the way back in the storm shows up and crushes them. Yeah, and then I think the the cool thing. The Diet kind of well it depends like I think that it's really interesting to watch this movie over and over again a kind of noticed the different movie that's being told on camera versus the movie that's being presented with all the elements of the movie specifically like. For is really triumphant and sentimental and Hollywood so when you're listening to the music while you're watching the movie, you're like Oh man, but when you watch this movie, the depiction of Billy Tyne is very much like a guy who's like. Completely driven to oblivion where he's like I am the best I am. Still a fisherman I. Still get the fish and I can figure this out and I will I will make that depth you know basically, and he's GonNa go through these weights, and so he's kind of like this maniac captain in this movie. Bogle ben received onscreen credit for having co written the script Oh yeah. You're not gonNA believe this clooney did a lot of practical jokes in the set. A lot of stuff with fake fish. Hawks Wahlberg and Diane Lane said the jokes were funny. Light up the sometimes grueling shooting. But. Guidance specifics by all accounts didn't seem like it. Was that fun to film this movie? Any any water. Movies are ever fun to film yet. One of the lessons I future actors out there is don't take movie that set on water. It's just sounds miserable for ninety seven different reasons. You're just cold and wet for free. Called your wet. You need dramamine. Get Sick. There's. Disoriented half the time. It just sounds off. Apex Mountain. Gloucester. Where's Manchester by the sea set I? Don't know that this is the Best Gloucester movie though. What the competition I. Don't even know whether you go apex mountain for Gloucester. John. C. Rallied no no Walberg, no way. Clooney. No, but you could make a case. bearded. Clooney could be potentially think you could make the case that this is Apex Martin for traditional movie star. Clooney but I can already hear people starting screaming me about that. I don't think there's any apex mountain anything other than A. Biggest wave movie had I don't know. Pick a nets. John Hawkes. At the what's the bar called the claw. The Crow's Nest Crow's this. Deciding that he likes this. You know not attractive bitter lady. WHO's like chain smoking at the Bar by herself? And just he's like this is the one of taking by shot. And just that whole scene is so fucking weird I have no explanation for it. I didn't put it in. What stage the worst 'cause I honestly don't know what the Hell's going on. So, do you think they just felt compelled to give him like a Humana humane story line of like why what he has to live for. is to but then. In the funeral at the end, she's in the funeral like she's one of the wives. You guys talk I seven minutes at a bar. It's inexplicable. I don't understand why they did it I. It makes no sense to me. Yeah, at least. I. I'll just say they did make sense. Clooney, the character versus the real life guy, but clooney just his K plan of. Let's just drive right through the storm yeah. There's an nitpick. It's very the Antoni in any playoff series which I keep, shoot the threes. It'd be fine. There it's it's one of these rare movies where a lot of expertise gets called into question, because like on both boats, the captain is like basically dooming them. Yeah, it's people are just like. Are you sure we should be turning into this like? What what Philly coach did. Hear my Brown. No time for. Two. Thousand Sandy Reid. kind of like. Like a late period Kotite. Kotite, okay, yeah, that's not good game winning all right I and then. I gotta be honest. I don't care about the coastguards. I. Don't Care About Cherry Jones Bob Goten and Karen Allen in that whole plot. I don't know why they involved it I guess they were thinking structurally. If they just kept the guys on the boat, it get monotonous. You needed a break it up and maybe there's some aesthetic value to. These guys would have been saved if this other thing hadn't happened, but. I just think every time it takes you out of the movie I just WanNa. Be on the boat with Clooney and Wahlberg and hawks and John C Reilly and I. Don't care about these other people. I don't know where they came from. There's no setup scene where they're on the boat, and it's nice out, and we get to see them having lobster for two minutes from these people all the sudden. They're just in distress. Yes, and I think it's the biggest flaw. The movie I think it's from version of that screenplay or this movie that was about the storm, and not the Andrea Gail. Like you could make a movie that was way more like cross cutting between this small boat, the coastguard, the Weatherman the people on the Andrea Gail the people on Green Law's boat, and it's like a cast of like twenty five people, and it's one of those kind of basically like more like a TV movie where it's like it's like crash, the story of the yeah or crash, but more like a D, a more traditional disaster movie where it's about this thing that's going wrong in these people who are. Are affected, but then I think the movie itself starts off with forty five minutes. Where you're like well, it's got be about these guys on the Andrea, Gail, because now I, know about their wives and ex wives, and they live Sarasota when it's not this time of year, so you're expecting it to be basically this really homespun heartfelt story about these guys when it then goes wide and becomes about Jovan. Z. And Jeremy for half of the movie. You're just. Kinda surprised no no shots to the coast. Guard. Yeah all due respect to the coast guard, but this was at coast coastguard movie. It's about the six guys in the Bay that coastguard movie with Kevin Costner and Asha Asha cooker with. They're always jumping out of helicopters. Remember. That movie. CIVIC BE BAD person? Why would it make you at first? I, don't know it's not a good movie kind of weird it. Another picking it for me. Is this movie said in Nineteen, Ninety one or is it said in two thousand when the movie came out will tell me why what what is it about this movie? That makes you wonder that I think it's ninety one. It pretty sure right ninety one. Again, the problem here is Wolfgang Petersen German guy. Give me a shot of the ninety one Red Sox TV. Isn't it the Falbo. Show me. I don't think we made the playoffs that year, but clements to show me some clements. Kevin Little. Talking about Dr K, yeah, sure or or I don't remember if that was same horns rookie year, but some sort of like low key subtle red sox thing I was talk, yeah, the ninety ninety one red sox, so yeah, those guys, but I just feel like the half that we have to see clemens on the on the t ninety one celtics like. Well, this is set in the summer, right? It had to be the biggest late summer. Because I think it's like the last run, he can make of the. Well the other move that could had was it was just completely. Atrocious Patriots run, so there could have been a patriots preseason game on where they're losing twenty eight to three and a half tub or something. I just feel like if you're GonNa do this and you're going, hardcore Massachusetts. In Europe especially, if you're in Gloucester, like how is that talking about the Saux? Yes, sports is on. People are looking at. If you're at the Cape and July the red, Sox, are in the background. The background noise for the summer and I was annoyed that they were on their yet near the picket nets. You got them all okay. Could this be remade as a ten episode Netflix Show? God I would hope that. The be a long ten episodes. Yeah I I I. Don't think I would have any interest in this being attentive so netflix show. I'd certainly entertain minutes too long. Yeah, probably answerable questions. I only have one. Bigger bummer dying in the perfect storm. Or missing out on twelve Boston titles in the end of the red sox curse. Where would you? What would you say? Well? Are we sure the Billie isn't like an early Marlins? Because they've. They've got the fish logo and he's already makes his his home down in Sarasota. He says that's where he calls home or Jodi. His ex wife is so maybe he's more of a like a Bobby Bonilla Guy. MAYBE SWITCH! It? Didn't they need when this move is on? They should just film an epilogue from two thousand seventeen where. Their kids are at the red claw, whatever that bar was right and like Chris's married to Theo Epstein. Bam Bobby and billy. They wouldn't believe we won. Six could super bowls four world series. These guys wouldn't have believed it. Maybe that's the epilogue fishes that i. don't really have any other answer. Questions I. We go until whole. What would you do? Especially when you're underneath as those waves are coming, be move I. Just my little experience boogie boarding, and ever getting turned over in that like I don't think I would have done much I you just at a certain point. The ocean is of calling the shots right. Maybe put a liferaft on. Would you have been invited? You think you would have been like. Guys let's dump the fish. And and hang out. You know five seconds dumped the fish. We'll go back. Yeah, we got this got them to fish. Guess what I WANNA live. We're not official for are dead. We're out. But, I think that's why in real life, the version of this story is. They had no idea. The storm is coming enough. They did all right. Who won the movie? I'm GONNA GO Peterson. I'M GONNA, go Wolfgang because I really like this I really like in the line of fire and I think that the set pieces and the way that he he builds this movie. Are Save it from any accent. Work any SORTA savviness, and even though he does spend quite a bit of time with the coastguard unnecessarily I. Really I really think he did. It obeys job in smoothie. Were you what? I can't give it to him for nodding. Not including any ninety one red sox footage, and for not caring about inlands accent I. Just can't I'm going Waldberg, okay. I think he wins the movie. I think he's the best charactered the best performance, and it sets up. The next twenty years is career because you come out of this Guy's movie star? Everyone's saying Clooney's the big lister and he got went toe to toe with him, and he was just as good. So that would be my choice because she had mentioned What can we bring Craig in here at the end prager? They're Ju Ju. Pass out now. It's not. Craig was deeply moved by this movie. Really messed me up crated. You hadn't seen this movie was date night. Perfect storm had a go way too stressful. Stressful time in the world right now. Global pandemic is not exactly a relaxing Phil. Yeah. Did you know what was GonNa Happen Now. I thought my guess was. John Rally is GonNa die, it would all make it, and it'd be great, and it would like or one of the cloutier Wilbur. When the Neyla just decided like yet. Boats going under clooney stays I. was like a mess I would mess up. So That's interesting because you know we know this. Because we knew the story in the movie came out, he knew. HOW IS GONNA end? But there's this whole generation of people and then future generations who don't realize that they're all going to die at the end. No, it was like a Tarintino all. I would like to see the teradata version of this. They probably never nuclear never leave Crow's nest because they all shoot one another in that bar something easier. How about San Mateo next time? Yeah, all right. We'll work at did list cry. No, your boy might have. It Oh! It was sad and she was going in and out and I was just locked in you and me Craig for the long run bobby. all right. That was the perfect storm in the REWATCH, ables will be back next week with. The movie at we're haggling. I'm trying to convince Chris to do say no muss fire you don't have. Anything Saxophone right here. Well I. I was thinking Joel Schumacher die. A couple of days ago. Honor Him. We could do that or we could do flatliners. Now, let's do saint. 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Lebanese International film festival

Kris Kourtis

02:05 min | 2 months ago

Lebanese International film festival

"Good morning lebanon. This is chris cordis here. We were talking about the dubai film festival the jew by international film festival in how amazing it is and i got to work there. It was interesting to me. George clooney sharon stone and other actors. It was entertaining and fun and exciting. And i think that we should have in lebanon in international film festival. Lebanon international festival. That would be amazing if we have that. And i think a lotta actors would like to come here and visit the beautiful country of lebanon sued to have a lebanese international film. Festival would be great. That's a very good idea. People would work on it and get ready for something like that. I think everybody would be Excited would have lots of actors and movie stars coming here. And we would have lots of movies to watch in the cinemas and vip cinemas will be interesting not for now because of the pandemic. Of course we have the coronavirus. But i'm saying later on when the pandemic is over. It will be really nice if we had a lebanese international film festival. Like in dubai. That would be amazing because people will get to see how beautiful lebanon is in. How great the people. So this is something to think about for the people who are in charge of entertainment and things of that nature. We'll be back after the break.

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The George Clooney Hall of Fame. Plus: Carey Mulligan and Emerald Fennell!

The Big Picture

1:53:29 hr | 6 months ago

The George Clooney Hall of Fame. Plus: Carey Mulligan and Emerald Fennell!

"I'm sean fantasy animated events and this is the big picture. A conversation show about george clooney the iconic movie star directed and stars in a new film the midnight sky which you can find on netflix. Right now to celebrate. Amanda and i will build a hall of fame in his honor in it. We will enshrine ten movies from his long career and ten movies. Only then i'll be joined by writer. Director emerald fennell and carey mulligan. A favorite of ours. Here on the show for an interview about their fascinating divisive must see new movie promising. Young woman it's all coming up on the big picture. The holiday season is here. And if you're considering the perfect gift for your loved ones consider a six pack of heineken. Against even the pickiest friends and family members can appreciate. The holidays are obviously going to be slightly different this year. But hopefully you can find a way to celebrate them safely and virtually possibly with heineken. 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There are some rumor mongering about that. The radical decision to move all of warner brothers. Twenty twenty one movie slate to hbo. Max may have a slight wrinkle. It sounds like maybe just. Maybe dune will not be a part of this transition. This was reported in in acuna with john lee hancock about his movie. The little things in the intro on deadline dot com. So there's no confirmation here we don't know of dune is going into movie theaters. It's slated for october first. Two thousand twenty one. but perhaps that's sweeping declaration. That warnermedia made a couple of weeks. Ago may not be completely true. What is your reaction to this news. So this is all legal right. I mean the first thing was about money and this is about legal stuff because dune is a part of the spat between legendary and warner brothers. And that dude may be the exception to the rule. That warner brothers can just put movies wherever it wants contractually and so to avoid being sued they are perhaps reassessing on this particular issue. I think that's definitely a key factor. It's the lawsuit. The legendary trying to bring against warnermedia. Another factor is probably one of logic. Which is that. If there is an expectation of a second dune film to be made down the road. The best way to fund in finance. That movie is to make a lot of money in the short term on the first doing movie and you can't make actual hard earned dollars based on streaming service revenue because that revenue is imaginary and only comes in the form of subscriptions which is significantly less than what movie could do at the box office. Like there's no guarantee that dune is going to make a billion dollars. There's no guarantee it's gonna make five hundred million dollars. But warner brothers has the hope that it can and will and thus allow for more dunes in the future with the naval neuve timothy. Shallow made the whole gang. I am a little bit surprised by this. I think it basically reveals a kind of weakness from warner media. That i wasn't totally expecting. I thought that the that radical nature of that decision was something that they were going to almost home be prideful about you that they were going to be able to tout this and just a little chink in the armor right. Now what do you think. I think yes. There is a chink in the armor. I think there were probably how how many seventeen films that were moved to streaming. So so they're seventeen chinks in the armor in the form of seventeen agents and lawyers. Who are calling yelling and again. That jason blum conversation. That we reference in a previous podcast. If he said. If i were in this position i would call an agent and that would be like. Can they do this. And i'm sure that that's what's happening. And i think it will be to varying degrees of what can happen but again this is about money. This is about legal arrangements. This is about contracts for all of the posturing and the blustering and the future of the movies or whatever this is about the business relationships and i think it will probably mostly workout in in warner brothers. Warnermedia's favor and then probably they'll have to run a few things back because that some agents well we'll win probably the case. We'll track this closely. They'll probably not closely through the end of the year because the holidays are almost upon us in the meantime. Let's talk about clooney clooney. The god one of our favorites one really just an elite movie presents for going on twenty five years now. He has this new movie now. The midnight sky. It's not that good. I you know i don't i don't i don't want to dwell upon it too much It falls into this very specific category of clooney movie that we will spend some time discussing here on this episode. Which is when george clooney decides. It is time for him to direct a movie and what that means relative to when he just wants to start a movie not the greatest director in the world. Not necessarily what he was put on this earth to do. He's not bad. The midnights guys not bad but it is not a transcendent piece of film. What did you think of the movie. I agree with everything that you just said. And i think it exhibits one of the george clooney as director tropes that i would like to revisit which is just kind of a. It's it's the pacing and how the pacing affects the energy of the movie. And just that george clooney films teen to exist not only in their own time but in their own. Just kind of that time moves differently. I guess time does move differently when you're on a spaceship which half of this movie is. I have a little bit of soft spot of this. Because i feel like this movie is a real father of daughters movie and and i mean that in the father of daughters memes sense but also in the sense that you know george clooney has two young children and this is a movie about parents and children and he's trying and working through some things and i like it. When directors of a certain age are are trying to work through their fatherhood in kind of ham fisted. Big studio ways. It doesn't it doesn't always work. But i'm like this is to meet george. Like clinton loves his kids. Yeah it does have some hallmarks of a kind of more conventional old fashioned. Hollywood you know family driven scifi story and that's what it is without getting too far into the details of the story. It's basically about a scientist who needs to travel across the arctic circle with a young girl to warn a spaceship of a global catastrophe that has reached earth. And so it's you know it's essentially a two track story. There's an a and a be pot. Quinny plays the scientists and felicity jones and david a yellow and immune bashir and kyle chandler and a handful of other people play the occupants of the spaceship so the movie kinda plays with time. It plays with questions of existentialism and you know what our future on earth is and of course what. It's like to be a father of a daughter and a number of other concepts It's not bad. It's brin by markelle smith who were at the revenue among other who's a very gifted screenwriter It's just again. It's another movie that we're seeing it home. We're not gonna able to see on a big screen that i think might have been. Aided there are a couple of sequences. There is like a very tense kind of action sequence through the end of the film that happens in space and then moves into the ship that that was really effective and exciting but also i was watching it home and it was kind of like might. Christmas tree was glowing on the screen. And i don't know there. I could smell christmas cookies bacon in the other room. And you know i was just a little distracted and i'm i'm only human in another life what we would have been seen this movie on screen and here. We are watching at home. That's okay and that doesn't change. The fact that george clooney is is a legend of of stage and screen What do you think of when you think of clooney who who what. What is his his essence. Cary grant is what i think of And cary grant is like one of my favorite all-time movie stars. Certainly old hollywood movie stars and i couldn't like does look a bit like him. But that sense of the charm for sure and the control and the the the comic timing in the wryness and the ability to wear a suit are all extremely important. Both in what clooney brings to the screen and what clooney brings offscreen. And i think he's like we're gonna talk a lot about him as an actor and movie star in movies but you gotta hand it to him. One of the great offscreen movie personas of the last twenty to twenty five years and i cherish that. It's very hard. We don't make movie stars anymore. It's hard to be as good at it as george clooney is and it's a skill. He works at it. He does he. He's not even sixty years old but he's so institutional in my mind you know. He basically got his start as a famous person. Just as you. And i were coming age. He was a longtime television star working in in the medium for for years in the in the eighties on i believe he was on growing pains and then backs of life facts of life. I apologize growing pains leo. So that's right. Yes used my conic legendary White male movie stars of our youth. You're right it was on facts of life and then notably one of the stars of er when he became just about the most popular show on planet earth and you pointed out here in our outline that he did something that is very rare and that very few people have been able to pull off and it didn't necessarily look like he was going to be able to pull off at first what did he do. It's the tv to movie star transition which especially in the ninety s that did not go well for a lot of people. And if you weren't there in the ninety s. I really can't express to you. How huge e. r. and george clooney on er wise. It was everywhere that thursday night and c. black. Remember when george clooney was on friends with noah wyle and there is that crossover episode just seismic pop cultural stuff. And i feel as old as the hills. Now i know so but he was so tied to tv and to nbc into you know a weekly procedural and covering the contract negotiations you know. He's a tv star and then tried to segue into movies. I would say the first five to ten attempts. Did it go super well. We'll talk about it. We sure well and then kinda reinvents his movie strategy and not just a movie star but you know. It doesn't work for him as batman. But as like music steven soderbergh and the coen brothers. It does work for him to go from super mainstream. Er to like my best friend. Steven soderbergh i mean. It says a lot to what people were willing to to forgive in the nineties memories. Were not as long as they are. Now we didn't have the internet so we were allowed people to change but that was pretty remarkable bomb like three or four times. If you're as charming as george clooney and people had as much of a relationship to what was his name. Dr ross was his dad. Ross doug ross and Doug ross was legitimately great character. You know he was like hangdog a little unlucky in love like little over committed to his patience. You know it was like why is this guy bachelor. He's got a little premature grey going on. He's got this flirtation with juliana margot leased nurse character. There's something going on between them will they. Won't they But he did seem like. Tv started me. I my opinion of him in the nineties was not like this man must be cary grant. Now i've i always liked him. I always felt connected to him. But i wanna think i could have predicted. Specifically the way that he would have used his own taste frankly to elevate himself and maybe we should use that as the entree into talking about it because he's had a few phases right so he's got this ninety nineties phase where he's working it out and he's trying to pick mainstream projects he's trying to figure out. Should i be around khan star. Should i be a superhero. Should i be part of the tarantino revolution. Should i and then he kind of slowly dawns on him. That may be. Oh tours and great filmmakers is really the people who he should be entrusting his movie career into and then kind of lets his persona. Get a little bit more flexible. He gets a little bit goofy in his acting style. He's having a lot more fun. It seems like than when he was in. Say the peacemaker And that's really where he becomes a big star. You know he gets to he helps. Oh tors become mainstream and he helps the the the filmmakers helped him become credible as a movie star and that you know that virtuous cycle basically sets sets the road for him for the next fifteen or twenty years. Where do we find cleaning out like what do you think of him now. As a as a movie star in a famous person still love him. He's he's like the elder statesman and elder statesman of hollywood the elder statesman of movie stars and he does He has been a political activist and kind of work. Especially international human rights has aligned himself and so a statesman a little bit in a in the political sense but like old school. Hollywood liberal left type statesman and he still knows how to give an interview. He still knows that being the movie star is a little bit about showing up and giving people a bit of what they want and in return. You got to do a little bit of what you want. You know it's funny like it. Midnight sky is definitively. Not my favorite george clooney performance. Because he's just wearing a very large beard and just looks like i mean he's hangdog the whole time. Looks like i said yeah. I mean it's sad. And i guess he's again. He's exploring at parent apparent hood angle through all of it. But he's in the movie because he has to be in the movie to get it made you know. That's he never made it to a place as a director where he doesn't have to have his face on the poster. And i'm sure that's a source of frustration to him but i also give him credit for being like okay. I'll just i'll do it. I'll play this part so that i can do what i want. You know. he has really receded from view as an actor in the last few years. obviously he has become a father and he got married to a mall. And you know he's raising a childen seems extremely wealthy because raising two children because he also sold a liquor brand with his gerber a billion dollars casio. He does not have to work if he does not want to. And i this is the first movie. I believe he started in there about four or five years. And you're right. He's definitely the only reason he's in. It is because he needed to be an to get it off the ground in the first place presumably and it's funny i mean he fifty nine is not that old he does not. It's not like he's done or anything like that but it does feel like it has way less of a priority. I'm kind of interested to see if he has like a. Paul newman esque back. Nine or back. Three where he spends his sixties and seventies like exploring more interesting acting work that is meaningful to him yet. I have no idea what he's going to do but Shameless plug my husband's actor and did profile him for g. q. And i can't remember whether this is in the story. But i do know that one thing that he told zach was just of like. I'm a little bit tired of acting. And because i have been doing it for thirty five years now i mean if you think back to facts of life. He's been doing it for my entire lifetime. And he's kind of like it just gets a little old. And so that's why he's directing because it's new things to do so i don't know who can say whether he'll rediscover it in a different way in sixties or seventies or. Maybe he'll just be like. I sold my tequila company. I have found love late in my life to someone who i'm completely nuts about in a great way i am the parent of two children and i'm just going to do what i want. Because and george clooney that it. That is kind of the magic of george clooney ultimately is that he is conveying the sense of i just wouldn't it be fun if we did it this way. How about that story. That zach zach. Got him to tell about giving away a million dollars to thirteen of his friends. That's the absolute greatest bags and the and the way that he did having out. It's great it's a testament to the george clooney aura. Right to which is of course. He's this kind of benevolent easygoing. But also very thoughtful and charitable figure and also the lord of pranks been profiled many times over the years with all these great stories. About what a character. He is on set. He knows what to do again. He he has the anecdotes. My favorite anecdote from the profile is just like his angry letter writing campaign. he's greenberg. it's okay. If george clooney has grudges and writes angry. Letters like cool. I can too but he just knows you give a little bit. And and he is. He's a great quote. He's very thoughtful. And i think that's a characteristic of his acting but also just his person and you know you're gonna get like a good amount. George clooney just enough and then you go on your way. Here's one of those great personality tricks where he's the most handsome successful and often seemingly most intelligent person in the room most of the time but he's always self deprecating too like he never standing on ceremony unless it's about the tragedy in darfur for example. Otherwise he's just kind of deflecting you know he's just kinda pushing off which is kinda sorta his movie persona though not entirely you know. We were talking about frances mcdormand earlier this weekend. What she did a nomad land in what her career represents. What kind of actor she is. And i think clooney is kind of in the same league. Where whenever you see him. He's not a transformational actor. He doesn't play someone you've never seen before he's not daniel day lewis for example to mention a contemporary. He is clooney. You are frequently just going to the movie to have a clooney experience because you like being around him you know he's like denzel he's like meryl streep even who is streep's transformer you've really going from meryl streep and i like that kind of acting. I don't know if that kind of acting is as prevalent as it used to be. I don't really know what the the the mode of stardom is right now. I wouldn't know how to describe it. It's superheroes it's you know. This person is captain marvel or cap. That's a person as a human played by brie larson right okay. And or captain america. That's the one. I was going for or you know buzz. Light year that we're story of the. I told the story the other day you try to explain to your young nephew. The tweet about buzz like you're the person and not the toy. It's really good stuff but like you know that's the lord surrounding one of our biggest quote movie. Stars is like a joke tweet about the origin story of like a made up. But now real toy as george clooney being let me tell you about my villain coamo which just. I can't believe it took me this long to talk about like come out but great great aspirational stuff from him. Being like you know what. I'm gonna do i'm just gonna go live in italy. He he is living. I think most people's vision of a best life and that's part of the reason why i think we still have this. Strong relation to strong relationship to him is not just as movies. It's what he represents. It's his version of success. And you know he's interesting guys from kentucky and his father was a journalist than a newsman knees related to rosemary clooney the legendary singer and so he comes from a showbiz family but he also seemed to have struggled for a really long time as an actor. You know his his early credits are movies. Like return of the killer. Tomatoes and red surf and grizzly to win. All this hugely forgettable movie work. We're only going to be talking as we build the hall of fame about the movie work so no we are no facts of life. I i feel really bad. I just feel really outline being really mad at me but this is a movie podcast. So now we are. Juliette has plenty of alex to talk about her. Love for this is not one of them. Gratefully was talk about catch. Twenty two the mini series adaptation of the heller novel. That he made a couple of years ago which did not finish. Because i have not seen it and we're probably not going to talk about most of the movies. He made up to nineteen ninety-six which is right around the time. When george clooney decided he didn't necessarily want to be dr doug ross for the rest of his life you want to be a movie star. So why don't we start there for those of you who have never heard hall of fame episode. We're picking ten movies. We gotta pick ten movies from this guy's legendary career. They can either be movies that he has starred in or movies that he has directed were choosing movies that he produced even though he is also a very successful producer including a winner of an academy award for producing the movie argo. He and his partner grant has love at smokehouse. I believe is russian. Company is called have done really good work. They produce a lot of clooney's movies pre some other movies. You have a have an interesting partnership over the years. That is a bit unspoken. They both also have played batman which is notable for variety of reasons that says something about the psyche of the male movie star. But let's start in nineteen ninety-six amanda and we're going to just do some debating now. I i find this to be a difficult proposition choosing the hall of fame. But you don't think it's going to be so tough. I do feel like. I have some clarity about which george clooney movies speak to me. And which are important. But it's i. I'm sure that you're gonna complicate it. And they're even fewer. I'm gonna let you decide. I'm coming to this with a spirit of generosity and diplomacy just so you know okay. Well we'll see how generous you are when i tell you that. I really want from dust till dawn to be in the george clooney hall of fame. Where were you anticipating that slightly. Yes okay go ahead and predicted. Well okay so this is really the first big mainstream movie. The robert rodriguez directed it's based on a screenplay or it's you know it's the the adaptation of a screenplay by quin tarantino. It is a crime getaway movie that transforms into a vampire movie and it is a true grind house. Oh my gosh. If you like exploitation movies this is a movie. This was like me getting Indoctrinated into a brand of sixty seventies and eighties movies that i love because this movie is one big wink at them from all the casting. Tom savini michael parks. Fred williamson the figures. On the periphery of the movie cheech. Marin obviously the music the rodriguez style the tarantino dialogue including at the center of this movie is really weird. He never made a movie like this again. He never made a movie. That was this gene refocused. That was this idiosyncratic. It was this violent that was made that featured him in such a kind of a despicable role. I mean he's like a he's a fief and a murderer. An vampire killing bad ass movie. And i'm so interested in him even just choosing to do this that it feels extremely notable to me and it feels like it could have been the start of a very particular kind of movie star career that he clearly opted out of. When we talk about the next move he appeared. Yeah i i think this is fine if you want to make this their early clooney. The nineties cleaning pick. I think that there's a a more more visionary pick to be made but it would also be stretching the definitions of the hall of fame so when we get to it. We can discuss it. But it's fine for now. Okay for now. We are putting from dessel dong in the george clooney. I love this movie. I cannot claim to. It's rea-. I don't know that it's a great movie but it is. It was an entry way into a into a room. That i really. I really have never left. Frankly i mean completely honest next up one day absolutely not. I don't know if you're not a fan. I don't know if you've seen this movie recently. On paper this is a movie about george clooney playing. I believe he's a newspaper columnist and michelle pfeiffer and it's a romantic comedy set in new york city and involving the circle and i learned about the circle from this film. I watched it in quarantine when it my friends. And i had one of those like watch. Movie text about it appalling. It's just it doesn't make sense. He and michelle pfeiffer like do have nice chemistry but it is. it's like gross. Ninety s sexist. And i say that. In the context of all nineties rom coms slightly sexist and have relationships but his character is just not appealing. I think they were trying to make it a little less saccharin than your average romcom and it just doesn't land so now. I was not expecting that. I was expecting you to love it. I've seen this movie a few times but not in a long time. So i don't even really know how thing my memory of it was very fond and then i we all watched it because you know we picked it for this preventing oh george clooney michelle pfeiffer sounds great and were just like what is this. I don't think it's necessarily george clooney's fault. I like that. He picked a rom com. It just doesn't work. i don't remember. Was this movie a hidden anyway. It was a hit ninety. Seven point five million dollars one fine day interesting okay. Michelle pfeiffer cheer dead. It's not in the hall of fame. Unfortunately nineteen ninety seven to important releases here. Batman and robin the second joel schumacher batman movie. Truly one of the worst movies in the ninety s. george clooney is immensely embarrassed by this movie and is unafraid to discuss it at length anytime you ask him about it because he hates that he was in it he did not like it. There has been some effort to reclaim it as a camp classic. I resist that effort. I i'm going to do something that i hate when other people do. But i'm just gonna do it. I'm going to just share theory. That i shared on letterbox this movie are you ready great. Yeah glad this is not a good movie but arguably the most important movie of the nineteen ninety s and the reason for that is it was not a big success and it was critically reviled. And i believe that it inspired executives in hollywood to more carefully manage their ip to not empower the wrong people to direct big noisy. Come book movies because in the immediate aftermath of this two to three years later bryan singer's x. men sam spider man and christopher nolan's batman movies and that is really what changes movies that is what changes this whole industry thing that we talk about. All the time i think is a direct reflection of the mismanaged ninety s compaq movies and so unfortunately. This movie is very important. It just isn't good. Let me one up you. When i was talking about movies. This should be in the hall of fame. If we're visionary and courageous and want to expand hall of fame this is essential to the clooney narrative like essential. He plays batmans a goes terribly. And then he latches onto soderbergh and cohen brothers and everything great. Afterwards without batman and robin there is no out of sight. There is notions levin so also. I saw this in theaters and that was pretty funny. This is my first batman movie. Just if you wanna know amandus relationship to call. Oh george clooney and at least you silverstone i'll go explains why you don't like movies very much if this is your intro. I must say clooney is not that good very Disengaged from this performance. As bruce wayne he's the third bruce wayne span of like five years. But at least it's over sudden. Cristiano are abysmal. Terrible in this movie. Arnold schwarzenegger obviously not a serious spn by any stretch. His performance as mr freeze is actually camp and thurman who is basically just playing barbara as poison. Ivy is incredible. She is by far the best part of the movie. i like. i like how you're thinking. Let's put it in for now. Okay as a means of importance. This would george clooney does not know we are live and never will but if he were ever look at this and see that we chose us for the hall of fame unsure. He'll be mortified next up the peacemaker. I think this is who he wanted to be. I think he wanted to be a robert. Redford meets. Bruce willis style star. You know a dashing action star who can have a romantic lead international intrigue. You know like a big top movie like this seemed to be the exact it on paper. This was a movie that was like this. This is the movie that will vote him out of tv me letter directed at who onto a number of films deep impact. The lots of episodes of the leftovers seems like it should work. It's really really boring. Good the peacemakers out one thousand nine hundred thin red line. Here's a very small role in this movie This is a really interesting terrence. Malick world war two film that has a massive sprawling cast and is the beginning of the new phase of malik movies. I think clooney thought he was going to be more of the movie than he actually was. So that always the way that is the way with malik So i don't think it makes sense to put this one in the hall of fame. Okay that's fine with me. I didn't remember that he was in this and then tried to rewatch. Part of it and was like this is an essential. It's essential to this conversation. Exactly not to just to clooney. At a site i got to a no-brainer might be the best movie on his in his whole career. We certainly needed the number one day. My husband and i were having this argument last night. About like kind of the best. Clooney versus like the quintessential clooney and i think this is like the essence of clooney. Everything you need to know about george clooney as a movie star as an actor. Going forward is here out of sight and it starts out of sight. Okay what do you think about three kings. David russel's portrait of three feeding soldiers during the persian gulf war extremely important to the clooney narrative. Because famously there was a lot of conflict between clooney and david russell because clooney did not love david russel's manner and behavior on set and sort of appointed himself as kind of the stand person who pushed back against david a russell and they'd There was a lot of friction. And that i mean that's like a famous story and that's famous to the movie itself in his also kind of you can see clooney's self conception or the myth of clooney kinda solidifying a bit in in that story as well so in that sense argue. It's really important. I'll be honest. I did not watch three kings for this movie. Because this you have a lot of thoughts about it and i was just gonna kinda let you decide. Wow you're gonna let me cook. Yeah go for it. So i don't have a whole lot to say that i haven't said before on this show. I really love this movie. I think it's really clever and smart and indicates direction. I wish david will. Russell followed more closely in his career. This huckabee's are by far my favorite of his movies. And i just don't think it's one of clooney's great performances. I think it's good. I think he's good. I think wahlberg good ice cubes good spike jones good. It's a good movie and an easy to return to and enjoy and see the kind of the way that they're playing with genre and the way that they're playing with tonality in the movie is very interesting to me but it isn't like it isn't a highlight. Reel movie to me. So maybe ridiculous batman and robin from dusk-to-dawn and the torch golfing and not three kings. So maybe just for the sake of conversation. We'll put it in for now but it feels like it's feels like it's on. The periphery to me. Okay deal yeah that's fine. Let's talk about the next one. Which is the perfect storm. And i kinda don't think you can do both three kings the perfect storm. But i feel like we're gonna make a lot of people mad if we don't do the perfect storm. Even the perfect storm to me is more walberg and diane lane chris. Doing the diane lane speech every washed. The youtube christie's impressionist to what really happened in the perfect but the perfect storms. A big movie and it was very successful and like means stream and in terms of getting in front of a lot of people. Is i think important but i don't know if it's essential to him. Well so i think if and robin is the most important movie that he made than might be the second most important because because of everything you just said it was a huge hit and it had it gave him a kind of clout. I mean this is a few years out from are now. And there's no guarantee you know making out of sight which was not a big box office success or the peacemaker which was a bomb or three kings which was well received and well regarded but by no means a big movie. It was a little. It was a little like we'll hear won't he. For clooney as a as a big movie star and this was a massive natural disaster wolfgang petersen movie with a bunch of movie stars and he was at the center of the poster in addition to that giant wave. So i think it's got to go in. If that means three kings goes out so be it. It's tough though. Because i love so many more movies. We have to talk about here. This is what i think is going to be hard it whether they desert whether they belong visit some of them. But that's why. I just think like take three kings out. I don't think we need out of sight. Three kings perfect storm right in a row to encapsulate that period and three kings is at least essential of them to me. Okay oh brother where art thou. What say you. I was going to let you do all the coen brothers. Their of varying degrees of quality. This one is might actually be my. It's not my least favorite of the clooney coen brothers combos but this has never been my favorite I i know a lot of other people. That is their favorite. And that in that was because the soundtrack and the the power the soundtrack hat and also you know it's this odysseus style tale of a man trying to get back to his family and clooney is doing a different kind of acting style. It's where he develops this. Like wide eyed goofball overselling cohen. Brothers monkey figure and i. It's good you know it. It creates a partnership that is really important for him. So i think it has to go in. Okay i mean i. It seems to me when we talk about his other. Coen brothers collaborations. I prefer some of them but he is like in the less essential coen brothers films. You know he and it's and it's cool because he's getting to have a lot of fun. And i actually liked that goofy side of george clooney but it doesn't really feel like when you're sitting down to like to make a hall of fame about either of them that the collaborations really fit and i guess over other without taking the most seriously out of all of them. We can debate that with one other. I think that's right though. I think even in the other ones that he's in he's probably not the most important person in the movie and he is the most important person and brother so okay. Let's put it in for now. Okay it was ocean's eleven i mean hattie's without question Obviously a beloved object of popular culture between the two of us confessions of a dangerous mind two thousand and two. this is his direct to'real debut. He also has an acting role in this movie. Which is a portrait of chuck. Barris the gong show host and purported cia agent who was played by sam rockwell. New movie is movies a little uneven to me. And it's not my favorite. And i what i really wanna see. Is these spike jones directed version of this movie from the the original charlie kaufman script. One of the controversies around. This movie is a kaufman does not like the movie because it changes the pretty much right. Yeah it's not bad. It's pretty entertaining. I looked back. I looked at some of that. I watched about thirty minutes of it this week. Just to kind of go back to the tone that he was going for and it's pretty accomplished for him. As a filmmaker. I think for two thousand and two as a first effort bus just not agree. Movie i agree. I did not think that we would spend this on talking about it. Okay two thousand. We just talked about this. I think we both revisited. This and really do really like this. It doesn't have a huge reputation in part because it's a remake of a legendary tarkovsky movie and it does a lot kind of whittle back with the tarkovsky movie. Did i think it's like a ninety minute movie in the house. Like three and a half hours and it is a very Patient existential look at relationships and loss and science fiction and really is. i mean. It's weird to me that he made the midnight sky already. Missed loris because source. I think says what the midnight sky is also trying to say and it did it. Twenty years ago and more economically. So i don't know how we could actually fit it in here. Given how many more movies talk about. But i do like it. I agree with that. I think that everything that he's doing and celera's he does elsewhere in with some other things that make it more memorable. Not that this is not memorable. I really liked the film but you know sometimes people are doing big ambitious things and some times people are just doing things because they want to try something and this feels like a wanna try something and it worked it does One of his first produce oriel efforts is notable for one specific reason. It's called welcome to collingwood. Would to two thousand and two crime comedy. And it's in the tradition of like the ealing comedies from england in the forties and fifties has smell guinness energy. It's notable because it was directed by joe and anthony russo. Who turned out to be the shepherds the stewards of the marvel cinematic universe and clooney was way ahead of the curve on the roussos. This is what really one of their first big break before they were directing episodes of community. You know before they were considered the future of film making a lot of ways. They have a movie coming out next year that we've barely talked about which is called cherry cooney. Was there unfortunately. Welcome to call-in would is not that good so it's okay that looks look at everyone now. It's the real power. Look at us and everyone made it. Two thousand and three is intolerable cruelty. This is one of those coen brothers movies that is considered a lesser tier lower tier. I'm actually a big fan of this. Movie is pretty funny. It's an omar to a certain kind of hepburn. Tracy two big movie stars going kind of nose to nose and then fallen in love kind of a movie. In this case catherine zeta jones is his counterpart but i. It's it's phantom as cultish. It's not actually hall of famer. The international thing. yeah. I feel the same way. I don't mind it but you know there are other hepburn tracy. Oh modules that. I feel more passionate about ocean's twelve. I'm not going to be an asshole. I think that this should have been top five soderbergh and i think that george clooney's wonderful in this and that we can make room for other things but i'm still mattie and i want steven soderbergh everyone else to know that. Ocean's twelve is miraculously film. You should watch it over the holidays. It's wonderful amazing. How despite the oncoming christmas holiday we are not putting a miracle in the george clooney home may two thousand dollars. It's more of a rusty movie. The first ones about danny. The second one's about rusty with you. Good sense has prevailed airman. Thank you thank you for your your grace and your your humility. And your decency has a podcast. It's all free shaded anytime two thousand five good night and good luck disarray. Watch movie last night. Pretty good very a very celebrated movie at the time This is a portrait of edward r murrow and the team at cbs and the cbs news division. That essentially stared down. Joseph mccarthy during the mccarthy kind of red scare hearings and black and white way before manque trying to capture that era in a very particular style and while clooney who plays fred friendly the legendary producer for murrow and partner. has a very like back performance. This is very much his. This is probably his most personal film. Because it's kind of to his father who was a newsman and it came in the right in the heart of the george w. bush era where the relationship between politics and media was quite fraught And you know as as our country was going to war in various countries in the middle east there was a lot of confusion about what role the media should be playing during that period. And this obviously comes from a place of passion for clooney. I thought it was solid. I i'm a little surprised looking back. And it was quote unquote timely. And i think that's why it was so celebrated but with the exception of david straight there and who plays murrow in a great great great performance. The movie is a little bit like a wikipedia. Page to me does. It uses a lot of archival footage. I will grant you that. The last twenty minutes. Like art as climactic as i don't know the last twenty minutes of any film should be. That's just kinda. How put movies together works. I think this is the clooney source code. I certainly for his directing and to an extent like what he conceives of a leading man and what he thinks of the movies. You know much to a time period and as an old hollywood style that he's clearly very interested in i think like politically. It is his mom. It's his speed. Would you can see in the films. And outside of the films. And i think he just there is a gravitas to all of it that i think he brings to his performances pretty naturally and other directors like figure out a way to it rate on it and bring new things to it which is cool and then they grabbed task seems to be what he is seeking and pretty much of his directed works with i would say limited results the rest of the time. But it's really important to understand his body of work. I think that's a strong case for putting it in so for now we will put it in. Okay two thousand and five syria. I also revisited. This phone this is a film that is important because this is the movie for which george clooney won his academy award for best supporting actor for playing a rough approximation of robert bear. This agent who wrote a memoir about his experience working as an agent in the middle east called evil. This movie is written and directed by stephen geoghegan and much like good night and good luck. It was a very quote unquote important movie. At the time that it came out and there are parts of this movie that are important and that are very interesting and their parts of it that i find to be quite quite quite bad and quite like white. People explain the middle east to american audiences. And it's funny. I mean this is so often the case. There's a movie that we're gonna talk about soon. That is so clearly. George clooney's best performance in my opinion and This isn't that land. No one ever wants to oscar for their best performance. I was gonna say this. I think like this is i actively chose not to revisit this. I'm sorry to you know. Admit that i didn't do my homework but i reread the wikipedia page and i was like nope. I'm not gonna finish reading. This competed page. And i'm not gonna watch. This did have a the politics. I was concerned that they would not hold up android that they never held up. Because i don't really remember. And i just think do we have to put it in if he won the oscar for it. I mean that's also wind-producing oscar and In another at some point and we don't have to. we can put a hold on it to me. I don't really. it's it is a good performance and it is different from the traditional clooney. Part which is that he is completely turned down. The charm and there is something kind of morose and physical and his performance and he's tortured in this movie and he famously injured himself very badly hurt his spine and that led to him just seemingly having to manage an extraordinary amount of pain for the rest of his life. So it's it's significant and like he quote unquote earned the oscar because of the difficulty of the performance. It's just like this is not a very good film and it is. It's so self-important that it's kind of a bummer. And i think one of the best things about clooney as an actor and as a as a persona is that he's so self aware and he so clever and charming and this movie like the idea of hollywood rewarding someone for turning off all the things that are great about them. I just went so silly. Just a you know it it. It protects the wrong ideas. Put us in charge of the oscars. I'm available if anyone steven soderbergh wants to call me for my input this year. I i am here you. Here's the thing you're married woman. Okay you have to stop throwing yourself at steven soderbergh on this. Your professional help. Someone who's worked that i admire. My husband listens to this. Bob got doesn't like this line of discourse moving it along two thousand and six the good german. This movie is not going in the hall of fame correct. I look forward to seeing it again. I look forward to talking to steven soderbergh about it at some point in the future but not now two thousand seven michael clayton five star diamond film real a perfect fucking film. Are you kidding. Just absolutely wonderful. He's terrific in it. It's an a brilliant script by tony gilroy. Every single actor in the movie is dialed incompletely completely told the swinton. Tom wilkinson sydney pollack. Just a an adult drama. The likes of which we don't get enough of that unite kind of obsessed with and we love a movie about character on a mission. A person who's got a singular purposes trying to figure out what their life is supposed to be about and what they're doing with it and this is like a real embodiment of that including is perfect as clayton It feels like almost a. I don't know it's almost seem self referential about what role he supposed to be. Playing as a figure in the world of hollywood fixer. Or is he someone who's actually getting shit done and loves movie also kinda uses the movie star and also the gravitas like george clooney characters are usually well the very often criminals but there are people who are on the right side right and they're going to bring they're going to restore moral order and they're going to they they neatly even if they're not doing the right things or they're breaking the law or whatever like you trust them because you trust him and you know this character kind of goes on a journey she find some of the right things but like the more there are no more arabs. Moral absolutes in this film. I mean well. There are a couple. The tilda swinton is on the wrong side of things. Great performance from her by the way. But the michael clayton character is is figuring things out and it's always cool to see a film kind of in conversation an accurate in conversational so developing new skills as a result. George clooney like most of his acting isn't talking its presence. It's facial expression it's it's control. It's kind of sitting there stillness. And it helps if he has like. Maybe the greatest script ever written and certainly the greatest dialogue ever read. God's own words as zach. Put it last night. But he also just is so comfortable in this dialogue and it's cool to see him doing that as well. I just this movie so good. It's definitely on the hall of fame. We gotta find another opportunity to talk about it. Maybe you'll get tony gilroy on something to celebrate this movie on an off year anniversary. I unfortunately for him. He just ran into the buzzsaw. Daniel of the best actor is this is that there will be blood year. This is the no country for old men year. Oh seven is just the absolute best. And he's terrific. And this and i don't think it would have been outside the realm of possibility that he would have won if not for l. Who you know is galactic. He eats all other actors. Two thousand seven again ocean's thirteen i like ocean's thirteen. I don't think this is like a standout clooney performance. Oh yeah agree. Two thousand eight leather heads. The less said about it. The better. Not a good movie and This is kind of where the the worm turns for clooney as a director. I think where. I think before this came out. I was like this could be real good. George clooney's gonna take a similar position. The clooney was once in. You know a really beloved who knew how to kind of innate charisma who is ready for something bigger and put him in a sports movie sports comedy. You know a period piece should have been great. It was not. I don't think i finished this movie. Two thousand eight burn after reading. I think this is the only other coen brothers movie that has picked up a huge reputation. I think this movie in the last ten years has become a lot more beloved than it was. When it came out of kim up people like clooney and brad pitt in kohner. This is gonna be incredible and they were a little bit. Let down confused by what it was going for. But with some hindsight if you look at the letterbox community for example. This movie has a very high appeal now care. I don't know. I love burn after reading but i liked it when it came out. Have ever told you that. They filmed burn after reading like literally apartment building next door to me in new york when i was living there. I don't think the the used brooklyn heights is a stand in for a lot of washington. Dc and. i can't remember who who who's home. It was was like it quite literally next door to it. And so i made friends with all of the the people on. I never stole from crest services. I promise i was like very responsible. But i also. I really liked this movie. I think it's very funny but again it's like i like this for the past performance. It's brad pitt and frances mcdormand. Really be it's not. It's not clooney's movie clues pretty funny in it. And he knows how to do the cohn brothers wide eyed goofy thing but not as movie so now two thousand nine fantastic. Mr fox visine this movie. I loved this movie only. Yeah i like to animated movies. A charlie brown christmas and fantastic mr fox. That's not true. I like inside out too. So that's three three innovative fantastic fox. Just terrific this is wes. Anderson stop motion animation adaptation of roald dahl novel and george clooney voices mr fox and this is also a father son movie a lot of ways his son play by jason schwartzman in endearingly ship. Who plays his wife is a cable in chat i thought it was meryl streep meryl streep okay. I don't is this a george clooney movie. Well yes. I was going to make an argument for this. Because this isolates another hugely important aspect of george clooney which is what is his voice. He has a singular voice. And it's definitely a part of the appeal. And that's all you get in fantastic mr fox but it really works. That's a really good case. I i was not imagining. We were going to be putting this one in. I would like to put it in. I would like to put this one. If as a like a curveball in an underrated one and we can take out one of the weird ones that you put in earlier for this fun with the fuck man this is negotiating taking it. Easy Okay in two thousand nine again. The men who stare at goats. This was a mood directed by his partner. Grandmas love that he has a great cast and is not that's accessible so i don't think this goes on great with two thousand nine up in the air. Jason reitman's movie. That i returned clooney back to the four as you know in conversation about who were kind of our best movie stars. This is a movie about a guy. Basically for a living works as a corporate manager I remember liking this a lot at the time. And i remember my wife being really big fan of this movie too. I didn't get a chance to revisit. It and i know that obviously reitman has has been criticized a lot since this movie came out the kinds of movies that he makes which often end in these very nuclear family happy endings and as i recall it. This movie also ends in that fashion. Yeah i don't like this movie. I didn't like it at the time i liked. George clooney for mega. I lake anna kendrick although sometimes to just makes me uncomfortable because of the types of roles that she is asked to play just like awkward people who sing a lot. It's a tough road for me. But i take on the opera discomfort myself. I everything that you said about. Criticizing this movie's values. No thank you. This movie has a lot of fans. People will be mad if we don't put it in you ok with that's fine. I'm used to it fair enough. Two thousand and ten the american which is a very good film in a different kind of a performance for clooney. You mentioned how he frequently acts without speaking. This movie has probably his fewest lines of dialogue. it's a rare movie from anton corbin the legendary photographer and music video director. Who's worked with depeche mode and youtube over the years. The me couple of movies. I like this movie. I don't think it's necessary. I think a lot of actors actually could have played this part because of how internal and physical it is and how not charm oriented as it was an interesting choice for kuni at the time but not one of my favorites personally. I don't mind that people wanna get away from their persona or their charm every once in a while you got to do different things. World's wire you an actor but it's not not cork looney for me agree. Twenty eleven the ides of march to know for me dog. Did you re watch this. No i re watched this a few months ago with winds actress preparing for his story Wow i think i remembered this being a little dicey but i was willing to give the benefit of the doubt because let me tell you i love me some ryan gosling and this. I forgotten what happens in this movie. Everything that i said about pacing of just kind of like things pop up out of nowhere here. I'd honestly don't know. I don't know how this happened or what this movie is about. I mean i do. But what on earth this was based on a play by bo. Willman called farragut. North yes those loosely based on howard. Dean's run for president. And i believe oil and worked on that campaign and basically this experience william and went on to write and create The us version of house of cards. And you know political drama special. You know extraordinary. I guess this movie is another one of the and there are a lot of george clean. Movies like this on paper should have been un- unbelievable the cast this movie in case those of you who have not seen in a long time ryan gosling george clooney. Philip seymour hoffman. Paul giamati evan. Rachel wood mercer tomei. Jeffrey wright maximum. Ill jennifer ely. Yeah i mean that's the that's the murder team right there. That's an incredible cast. It is true when you look at the cast. People want to work with george. Clooney does speak well. I mean. I'm sure it's because it's like he's george clooney but it does seem like people really like him and like to be on his set. It just doesn't work. I will say. Without spoiling all sides of march which is a very wild movie that the lactic seen he and gosling face off in the hotel kitchen. It's like oh if you could have made that the whole movie. I would have enjoyed that but instead it's melodrama seem to recall there being a couple good scenes like the phone between gm. Phil hoffman like area. But i haven't seen it in a while but it can't go in. Because i remember having a lot of problems Two thousand eleven the descendants. I'm going to say yes. Yeah i think. I think this is the last truly great. Clooney performance In the alexandra. Pain adaptation of a novel As a a widow widower who is living in hawaii trying to raise a family and cope with loss A a slightly different kind of performance from him a little bit more merafhe downbeat. but also. There's like a little bit of that. Clooney cohen brothers mania in it too And i think it's just really good work. I i wish that there were more movies or like this personally. alexander payne movies quite a bit so i would say yes. Yeah i would as well. It's dad humor clooney which is kinda funny and then what he has that energy a little bit and it's like he's finally coming home and then i think also as you said this was the last like george clooney like great american actor performance for a while. Yeah it was this is the last so funnily enough he was nominated for best adapted screenplay for the of march this year Wild he was also nominated for best actor for the descendants And then the next year he won that oscar for argo which were obviously not granting in hall of fame here but that's where the his career takes a little bit of a shift and what follows twenty thirteen gravity obviously a huge hit and extraordinary alfonso koran visual experience. A movie that. I like that i think has fallen by the wayside. A little bit but that sandra bullock's movie and he's a supporting character and he's comic relief and is basically just the tool to telling the story. It's like he's doing everybody a favor by being in the movie and a lot of ways So i say no to that but what a great guy. Oh yeah sure yeah. He seems tremendous hang. I'd love to receive one million dollars. Tax free from george clooney obvious. twenty fourteen. The monuments men no for me dog. Yeah i this was the one where it was like on paper. I should really. I was really going to like this. And i just don't know what happened. I don't either. This is kind of like a heist. War movie comedy. I just does not come together. This other heads together. I feel like. I don't even wanna finish this movie Speaking of slightly misbegotten work from talented people twenty-fifth tomorrowland which was a a a at the time. Very big brad. Bird live action movie mining kind of disney ip. I believe from a script by damon lindelof and also just did not work seemed like needlessly convoluted and a little bit odd honestly And this is where i started to be like. What's is george clooney. Okay like what would happen things trying things. It's just sometimes with good ideas. Don't work and he actually has a disproportionate number of them and he also has a disproportionate number of movies. That did really work. Like ocean's eleven you know like there's no guarantee that a remake of a rat pack heist movie was absolutely going to work in a did. So we'll give him a pass twenty. Sixteen hail caesar. He's fucking hilarious. And it's cohen brothers. Movie He is a key player. He's like the key figure in the action. But he's not in that much of the movie. But i do love what he's doing. It doesn't quite feel worthy of hall of fame to me. Though i agree he's very good at it and it's like the dissemination of everything he's doing with the coen brothers and what's fun about it but it's not. He's not the center of the frame even though sort of he is in the narrative of the film. Did you revisit money monster. No i never visited money monster. Whoa i which is really strange like everyone involved. But it was one of those things that was so dia. That i just i. I never traveled. They're very very similar to me. To wonderland of the ides of march to the monuments. Men to letterheads where. I'm like on paper absolutely. Please make more movies like this. My money monster if you haven't seen it and frankly most people haven't seen it is a movie that is directed by jodie foster and stars. George clooney and roberts and and i haven't seen it isn't that crazy that is crazy completely forgotten about it so you put it on this list and i was like. Oh my god. I never saw monster. Furthermore george clooney plays a jim. Cramer esque t. He's like he's the guy who's telling you which stocks to buy on tv. And he eventually is taken hostage. Live on television by a by agree stricken bankrupt. Viewer play jack. O'connell and you know of course. Part of this movie is like a reflection of the financial crisis of two thousand and eight and kind of what the stock market does to people. And you know the the just the demon work of the american financial system and all of those are well intentioned ideas in an american crime movie but it just doesn't work and so so often there are these movies or dislike. It's all there and then it's then nothing is like this has no legacy. When was the last time. When was the last time someone had a conversation about money. Monster out loud before this is not even when it was released. We've never talked about it. It's like you conjured out of scenario. And i was like oh yeah and then i even forgot to watch clips on youtube. I forgot about it on youtube. Who probably not because. No one knows what it is. I don't know if you've ever seen money monster. Please at ak dobbins she wants to hear from you. She wants to know that this movie actually exists. It's funny actually made ninety five million dollars. It didn't do that badly at the box office. But i don't remember talking to a living soul about it until just now and then so in two thousand seventeen Clooney directed suburban yukon. Which is a movie that i also will not be recommending to the listeners of the show this is considered. I think one of the great failures really of the twenty tens as based on a script. Jonathan cohen wrote many years ago. That was refurbished by clooney has love. And once again this movie stars matt damon and julianne moore and oscar isaac and It's it's bad. It's the tone is all off and it's meant to be kind of a satire of nineteen fifty suburbia and race and american politics and Kind of all over the place in a little bit incoherent a and that takes us the twenty twenty in the midnight sky. The midnights guy's not going in the hall of fame. So she should we re recount where we're at with these things let's do it. Yeah i think. I wanna say we have eleven or twelve so nineteen ninety-six from dusk till dawn nineteen ninety-seven batman and robin thousand nine hundred out of sight. Nineteen thousand nine three kings two thousand the perfect storm two thousand brother where art thou two thousand and one ocean's eleven two thousand five good night and good luck two thousand seven michael clayton two thousand nine fantastic mr fox two thousand eleven the descendants. How many is now. I think that's eleven. Oh my god. I wasn't counting while you were saying it. But i just candidate again. Bobbie you can tell. Ron here's the thing. I thought we already took three kings out. So let's just take things out have ten. We're taking three kings out and we're leaving the perfect storm and batman robin. Don't you wanna be interesting here. I'll give you another option. Would you like to take from dusk til dawn out. I really liked that movie. Okay then keep it in. I've author you assumption pretty. We're meeting in the middle here. It's pretty simple. I feel good about it. It's representative. It's a little interesting. People are going to be mad. Because we have batman and robin and we don't have the terrible up in the air. It's fine you know it's everything you want to a list. Let's look at the land. Mines ear no syrian a- and no up in the air. This is going to be your fault when people are men always my fault. Have you been in the world in two thousand twenty. Everyone yells the woman. It's fine i'm used to it. I express my opinions. I don't like up in the air and together and can fight for it. You didn't even like push back on that you weren't you just tried to outsource your critique you were like other people is going to be bad. Why don't you stand up for yourself shawn. if you're mad you can tell me right now. Otherwise we're not revisiting it using that. I'm straw manning. that's what you're saying. Yeah and i'm just saying you're being cowardly make big decisions okay. Let's not get personal here. We're we've come to come to very close to a solid agreement on eleven films. There's no reason to search has tried to play me for everything instead of saying that need together on a list with vision and a bit of surprise. And that's what you want Do you think we'll be getting you any humility for christmas this year. You're allowed to ask me that. I i i guess from docile s to go which i kind of over three kings. Well three things is is a quote unquote better film. Who cares. We have batman and robin on this list. I know what that's important. I agree and you don was in florida. You know there's supposed to listen to the whole podcast on the journey with us so they just look if they look at some words on a tweet and then yell then shame on them. Here's the worse tweet. I got today. I'm going to share with you right now. How great we shared our best performances of the year lists on twitter after talking about them at length on a podcast and on that podcast we also talked at length about marines black bottom and the first reply to the tweet with all the names was. Why isn't anyone for marine black bottom on this list right. Listen please lissouba podcasts. I actually when we were. You know doing all of the twitter like art stuff should be figure out a way to put in that. This entire list was inspired by a podcast which we said on the podcast but when things are not presented in context then you will have all the information and they don't make decisions but we're making this listen context so once again john fantasy the power is yours was take off from desolate on leave. Three kings okay. I just when you are awake tonight. Being like i did not stick to my own convictions. I just want you to know that. I supported you. Think that's debatable. But i appreciate sentiment. So let's just go there. One more time. Batman and robin out of sight three kings. The perfect storm or brother were art. Thou ocean's eleven good night and good luck. Michael clayton fantastic mr fox and the descendants. I'm having second thoughts. Do we need both batman and robin and the perfect storm which are really avatars of box office rather than performance. Well the case we made for the perfect storm was that it clicked. And that's like what works. After batman and robin like failed and then that's his success and that's you he can do out of sight and he can do perfect storm. Gosh okay all right. I've offered a lot of different options. I think that there's pretty good reasoning for that. I'm not blaming you. I'm blaming myself. And frankly the vagaries of these stupid games that have invented for this podcast. Okay well i think that's a great note to end on you know. 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Thanks for being on the show. Today us emerald. I'd like to start with you. Because i'm curious about when you first started writing promising young woman. What what year was it. And what was going on with you at the time. So i guess writing it thinking about it in two thousand sixteen eighty thousand seventeen. What was going on with me at times. You know nothing specific I wanted to write something. I'd want to revenge media. Think about investigating feel revenge actually looks like an writing little stuff at the time about. Anger says civil Person but rage. I guess and how. We express raging wants distasteful about it fascinating. Yeah and jim this sort of than than agholor bed drunk saying what are you doing. The came united sat up in burns. That what you can not sit at the beginning of familiarity. Carry where where were you. What were you doing when you received the script. I was Doing anything about i remember. It was january ish time of the year that we have said. And yeah i. I had mess emerald the years of a month say before a mutual friend's house briefly but i didn't know think i knew that you were doing something. I didn't know that there's anything i was just job. So i am so that was new and then your rent it and and just loved it and we sat down two or three days later and pretty much gold straits luck. Yeah with something like this. Can you guys describe from be that first conversation that you have after carry. You've had a chance to read the script and wanna pick. I'm roads brain and talk about the character and figure out what this film could be. What happens in a conversation like that because we because i think neither of us can matter awful is that you think is huge moments in your lives are going to be the ones that you inevitably ain't forever but actually it's funny because we've had so many decisions may say no. I remember most being so impressed by carries shoes. They do trainers date of old. I was also impressed by extraordinary wounds. And the the thing about the scripts is that its clients. People were either the end. All it wasn't Tape so i think it was really great when people in like carrie was you got concentration to really of film that you just like joke about locations choosing it's very much. Let's get like down into it. I think we're both solutions. So we we had not sort of compensation i think. Yeah i mean. I will say like with the majority of jobs that i've done in the last ten years. I haven't it hasn't been a huge amount of foot in the you know i've sort of known pretty much from reading it with that i was going to do and i kind of knew walking in the i was that i want to do it and i couldn't believe how lucky i've been to be offered it so it was. It was about five minutes into the conversation. Where i all i remember saying. Like oh my agents gonna tell me off because i'm not meant to do this but you know one hundred percent of couse wanna do it like thank you. Thank you then. We just started talking. It wasn't it was so instinctive because the writing the brilliant and knowing emerald for five minutes was sort of bit carry. It's been a few years since you did a film where you were at the center of the frame the whole time. You know where you are the complete and total focus. Is that something that you were looking for and wanted to get back to or is it. Just you like this character. You wanna do the story. Any not really. I'm yeah it's it's not really ever massive consideration. I just want to be. I just want to a really good nice. Crunchy pot So i was about to say it feels like i i felt like i had. Maybe but i yeah. I suppose i sort of plays i just think about it like that And it was. This was amazing because it was such a brilliant paul but also it was a. I was surrounded by great writing for for great actors. So it was the rest of the script had Brilliant parts are the people that we've getting these amazing actors who just coming in to do like hall for day or a day And so yeah that was. I mean that was kind of amazed me was one day that we had like molly shannon in the morning and for molina in the afternoon or something it was like ridiculous where they embarrassment of riches you guys are the same age and you both in professional actors and producers and i think the movie is probably going to be interpreted by some people as a kind of reactive allegory. For what women have been going through an industry that you've worked in for a really long time I was curious if before you guys made this if anyone tried to dissuade you from making the film or what. It was to try to get the film on its feet. Definitely say for me certainly isn't an allegory about this industry. It was. it's much more. I mean it's much more about the kind of general culture that i grew up that we grew up with everyone with which was a Getting gulf drunk to kind of loosen them up finding drunk holes and buzzer posses gulls walking home on a shame. Having no recollection. What happened them nightfall. That was awesome. That was treated as the as a gag it was. It was in an automobile culture as a joke as something that was completely In all society you knew dot the thing that this movie is about specific. I guess is well as more general thing is just how. Yeah how will dawes when a society realizes that. Something's been doing for a long long time. Which they thought was their k. Or they wanted to be was okay. It's kind of metoo. Movement is schnell computation and specific and difficult thing. What and power. And you know. I mean it is part of the same hideous kind of misogynistic culture but i but i do think that this movie is universal than that it's about what lengths do you go to seduce someone. What led steiger's you to get what you want. And how how do you feel when he find out something. You kind of chose to believe this. Okay is not okay dots. Not maybe it was kind of about ask for people being kind of resistant to actually will again a little bit like sending it to cost or to. Hud's like he either end. Will they just want twitter's fine so i think we found the produces in. It was probably fifty fifty house. The people really loved it and half the people dressed. You like to whether enough but it was up. She or they really wanted to change that. None men's and so yes so so so it was actually it was it was it was all right. It wasn't too. It was as difficult as i as. I have to be carry. What's the first thing you do when you agree to play character like this. Do you have a process for trying to figure out who this person is. Well the first thing. I start doing impo almost immediately is trying to do in american accent which fills new tara so i immediately melted mona copa working with forever. And say i'm going to be an american again help. And then yeah. I mean a lot of this was really just love conversations with emeralds because we just to figure out who kasey was fool will if this happened and we you know bathing she was. She was quite different. She suddenly looked very different And you know figuring out really was at the heart of this which is a relationship with nina and and so 'cause it's such an act of loyalty what she's doing Nissim much love in it So we need to sort of talk about what that relationship was And about french it meant to her. And then of course you get through the events that sort of leonard as point. Yeah it was it was really majority of the kind of prep was was just the to talking about it. I'm of making those decisions figuring things out tone and style or huge part of the film and it's a real balancing act between like you said this revenge thriller and this comedy satire at times. How much of the way that. The character dressed the music. The way that the film looks was on the page and how much of that came afterwards. Emerald i'm a loss of the page to the extent niche Music within the scripts that that kind of ended up being the movie I'm i'm. I'm kind of weighed with stage directions. I am quite expulsion about them. I think that often fussy. I think people often scare them. So you go to be short sweet. I tried use the moore's continual stay abroad than interfering with direction. Will i was wearing single Cheek i stopped to sorta but I hope that what it is eastern for is that the kind of general tone Opportunity should be kind of conversational. Having said that it was quite difficult to really explain to people so i sent Into immutable thera- relentlessly Gourds what was on the mood. Board was lots of pastoral manuals. I fel Sweet vanni high The shining it was it was mostly sort of tanny. College somewhat heightened ultra saccharin feminine references pageant suicide since. I got That we weren't going to be in a grace serious. Ray reigning world going to be in contrary like cassie very beguiling. See the feminine seep innocence. Fun world where you could feel comfortable and carnivals take she's off before we like tickle feats then most kerry what was it like for you be surrounded by all these comic actors. I feel like this is a fairly uncommon thing for you in your career and even though the movie does have obviously a lot of intensity to it. It's mostly comedians and comic actors. A you're working with. Yeah it was say much firm. I loved it. I about three or four days. And working with bo. I was i. I was kind of a just couldn't believe how much fun i was having. This is just the best or my. Gosh we off over time. I what i've been doing it was yeah. It was so much fun. And i ruined so many takes Go in trouble once or twice but it was. Yeah it was amazing. I did just think it's it's incredibly difficult What comedians do think sometimes often canadians that just Best actors in the room You just have to be steadfast truthful for it to be truly funny And and both certainly were all of the actors in the film and so it was really. It was just so much fun and it was. It was great because there is. There's there's daca scenes and stuff but it wasn't a single today. We went hysterical at some point laughing at something So it was a it was a really fun set and it was funny because bo was. They're doing like the majority of our stuff which is sort of rome delightful. Paris hilton donning aman. He was go away and we'd do something serious and then he'd come back with the glare at him. I consider the funds and so it was. Yeah it was just lovely emerald. Why did you want to ride revenge movie. I ask that as somebody who loves revenge movies and wishes there were more of them And i feel like they're more a thing of the seventies and the eighties and not as common these days. So just curious to hear you talk about the genre. Well i have a vengeance lake. I think new we. There are lots of revenge movies. Rightful there have been noted for venture movies. And i you. I absolutely love to sean. And i think it's like one of the most satisfying joyner sarah's and and and actually find that it's that people know very well very well worn and therefore it's kind of very right to be Because you're following a kind of all the people when people feel safe. I guess as much love revenge movies and find the Thought it could pleasurable as ever announced. I'd never seen revenge movie with women at the centre behaving like a woman might behave. If they will seek revenge and i guess for me that so bound up in in wish fulfillment the says kind of and and so i just sort of distinguish what would i do. What could i do. And there's not much. I could do visit keep because i grew testy on fit and also woman so on and women generally speaking Likely statistically resort violence for many reasons. Some witcher are examined in the movie. But i could you know do something. Maybe more troubling which is will cost. Utah's which is frightened people And so that seemed like profound troubling to me. And i guess this movie movies kind of it is about which is but it's also about what happens when a good person what happens if you're a good pass new gets a knock on the door one day and somebody at the other side of the jones tells you pass. I think for all of us in these revenge movies. We have very clear clear. Hera's we're used to being the passan on the other side of the dual. Do and i think that's kind of this movie will feel like to a loss of asu grew up in this culture. Which is that we've been. We've been hiding not over long time. Presenting stuff is and that. That's what felt interesting to me about this about this loves because it's both fong and will say horrifying carry. You have an executive producer credit on the movie. And i was wondering if you also want to scare people. If there's something about the work that you guys did that like that part of it that appealed to you. I mean honestly. is pumping aluminum thing. But i i feel like the executive producer title was very much gift full. I feel like. I played the role of producer. Really i it looks like terribly hot. Walk but i. I'm just thought because carries a modest. The reason carry deservedly has reduced role. Is this is. This is a very independent. Movie resort very Time with limit lenny and attracted lots of people enormously silly because of carry because she is astoundingly brilliant and somebody that people will bend over backwards to work for and so that for an enormous amount of getting the movie made. Which is what. Ep stu was. Don't carry and say. She deserves the ep credit iraq. You had that with the script you had people lining up to do the straighten anyway anyway. Will let's fight about that later. But yeah i mean i just wanted to. I just wanted to go are emeralds. Was getting i just wanted to be a passive Idea Found it so exciting until larry and dark and You know i just yeah anything to be apart of. That was was appealing to me emerald. You're the show runner on season two of killing eve. But this is your first feature film. Was there anything different about being in the director's chair would kind of surprise you about doing this work. I think yes everything absolutely. His will the role that i hadn't killing eve with was much more of a british role which was lead writer which was very very much like predominantly a rightaid role. So which is why. I'm kind of used to direct changes. Yeah i think. I think it's what's frightening about such as you have no idea until heaved on it. He only way of knowing if you can do is is doing it. And so that's is a little bit. Like i do something like free climbing or something like this new theoretical really. You can plan. And you can be meticulous about preparatory But so. I think i was surprised. I was surprised by how much i enjoyed it. I think probably which is so. It's sort of a bit like saying my main floors can't macho something like i was. I was surprised. I thought i was going to be those going to be running on fair adrenaline. And of course there is a certain amount of that but mostly i was so happy to be the grateful to be that and working with all these incredible people that i Loftus there is a a thorny nece in the movie and it's obviously going to be has been for those who've seen it divisive. It's it's a it's a conversational piece. i'm curious. Will you guys be tracking that conversation. I'm sure you've been exposed to it. You know it at sundance and amongst people who've seen it in your lives but when it goes into the wider world and gets debated do you. Will you look at that. I mean harry shaking her head no carries you get. I mean that that is just terrible idea. I just wanna know anything. I just want to. Yeah i i actually thus far Haven't had any conversations of anyone who has been. Maybe no one's telling me the truth. But i i don't know i have any desire to engage with that tool. I think just drive him out. And i you know people are so entitled to feeling. I think it's it's good that it evokes strong reactions in it causes debase. People will discreet about so good stuff. But it's probably not good. Is i feel safe passively. Attached to see to me spans of gauge. That anything is a small. I did emerald about you completely. I mean i think he'd have to be a masochist to look. It's a bit like thinking about the early like it would be like going to dinner party and then hiding behind the curtain instead of leaving and wasting to listen to what everyone knows. If with a see whether you larry us whether you to watch tyra by breath would you. Why would we want to know any of these things. I think that you especially. It's too late now. We've made the thing and we're so i mean well i can speak for myself. I'm so proud of it. Close to the thing in many ways. Much better than the thing that i wanted to make. And it's the that felt right to me and so there was no changing and as new and it would be bonkers to try and Change you want to and you couldn't necessarily change people's minds so then you just sort of impotence bystander. Watching people social criticize people as a bit like putting your baby into a beautiful baby competition being like. Do you think my baby's beautiful and people saying no. It's not the updates say be. We've ever seen like i wanna the movie. Really cleverly satirizes the idea of male victimhood. But i do think that there are going to be some men who feel attacked by the movie and i was wondering what the men in your life. Think of the movie and like what kind of feedback. You've been getting men in my life. Haven't seen as his sort of size. M results of the way things turned out in the we haven't been able to have premier Marie screened it. As but i was none of my men of seen it Wasting i think well. I i think if you feel attacked by this movie re good indication of somebody who might need take second look at why that is actually because i think the movies actually pretty evenhanded about like nuits toki baton. What but i'm yes. I'm the same as carrying my husband's seen it in obesity. I mean look. He's completely biased. It's it's like asking my dad. My dad was sick unfortunate culpable they say on the post. I wish i both thank. It's the greatest film fm. I was actually not a friend of mine. Did see but very karch university with and he looked a bit preach ashok to its and i said you feel like you were watching us. While the that's the kind of response to talking about so people could should be to preach emerald. There are several call backs to one of my favorite movies. Ever also directed by a actor turned director night of the hunter graces app. Now i just wanna to hear you talk about. Why did that. Well how will. I mean a few reasons most night with kind of a of things when you're making independence home out of necessity Needed to find something Advocacy's parents we wa- chain kind of like the idea of t sam kind of often. But i think that speech from nine the hunter which is that he gives. Which is i have on my brain's gone. It's about women. Have their things. Funes mailing lacey hangs to the kind of rage that he fails against just such kind of neatly horrifying thing and so can fit very well that and then and then that that we will see a song that one of the children's saints and it's Changing song but it's also about. It's kind of allegory. About to buds an felt very conclaves kassian. Nina was nice. The hunter is kind of the perfect film. And the thing. I love most which is west something. Very real very allegorical. Same time it's a move couldn't be most is it couldn't be mojo and yet emotion that he was so Kind of real visceral. You know so much more visceral than anything completely realistic that that it just felt like yeah i just love it really sandwich For a few reasons as may seem because kids. chris. I love it too. Happy to see that You know we were sort of alluding to this but obviously the movie is not going to be released in the way we might have hoped because of what's been going on in the world. I'm wondering how you guys are feeling about that about the idea of most people seeing it at home and you know just the circumstances of release i. Yeah i honest of unselfish way. I feel so bummed out to not be able to do this together Just being able to be with all cost. We've been diagnosis. So sag qna's with everyone maron living-rooms nobody See allison and laverne and brie. Breathe free though out of some braids. Sorry about being not being able to do it. Celebrate it together. I think part of releasing things is that you get to be together with the people that you made it with you. Know that sort of falsifying and lovely physically when you will go on sale which we will do it I think yeah. This is definitely. it's it's so the cinematography. The designed the way that it's crafted is is so special It's obviously ideally seen on a massive screen With people with people around to you. So it's a it's a shame but we go over it pretty quick didn't i. You do make it difficult because films so much like making making anything is about context. You're gonna watch ten and you do and you know we really did make a film hoping that people would community because part of the stickiness of comedy and horror. I think two is kind of Together feeling and especially with this movie way sense like there are different moments where people were unsure whether they love. They have permission to off. Some people were shocked. Somebody will what it was just. It was very could really feel the you could feel what was happening kind of together so that so that kind of is dot com socks having said that you know it may be that move people able to watch it at home and therefore will. That's a good thing too. You know as carries says you've got over it pretty quickly because many minnesota has been you know. It's not this is not even like a million listeners. So so yeah you get lost it. It does strike me as the perfect. Go to see the movie with your partner and another couple and then gopher drink and then debate and fight and talk about how much you liked it or didn't like it or what what it made you feel So that's i guess. That's unfortunately people can do that over. Zoom but it does make me wonder you know you've worked on. tv carry. You did a tv series a couple of years ago. I'm kind of curious where you see the work going in general because it does feel like films like promising. A woman are less common tv series. Miniseries are much more common because of streaming services and all the things that have been happening in the industry the last few years. I'd be curious to hear from both of you guys where you see the work that you're doing going and where you think you'll be spending most of your time even just in terms of format i found myself. I kind of love the idea of doing you know ten ten out on episodes with emerald only with emerald lovely a so and i you know might identity be a couple of years. It's really fun to have in a four hours. Six up and remodeling. It was always tired. But i'm for. It was to have to be able to spend time with the characters really nice and so i can definitely see the appeal. That kind of stuff is based from life angle am. It's it's more of a commitment in having a young family. I think broadly in the the reason. It's been such rule for axis Female actors that. Just it's the roles have been so great and people have been creating their own work. I mean it feels like francaise mcdoom with olive case. Ridge was one of the fast of series really had such brilliant female characters has to zoe kazan on these like extraordinary female roles performances in office web in by people setting up production. Getting these series. A is amazing. Totally appealing an actor. But i think you know it promising young woman goes to show is that you know you can Like incredible high quality. You can get with the right. Filmaker risa even with a tiny budget. And no time until sort of basically makes it is remarkable to see like this level this quality of work. It's just it's possible if you have the right passing. I didn't anyone in the world could have tell their support from emerald. But but i do think it's it it hopefully in when independent films like this that really come from nothing budget. Get end up having a big platform lettuce film. Has i think that that should be an indicator. People put more faith in more money into independent film because it really can attract a big audience. If it's good you just kind of have to focus on it being really good which obviously emerald it name. I mean it's sort of interesting. Isn't i think it's the wine keystones in the world it just depends. Zora is and what it because for me. you know. i'm doing like a west end musical that i'm writing and arranging thing and and some films too and i think it just all of them just felt like the right medium for that is so many this kind of yeah that is like an embarrassment of riches When it comes to making stock medic dot in a way can be the overwhelming also. I think the pleasure of fell is that it contains an and the you leave out is as important. Just pretend problem with with any series of not The loveliness of series is you can go really really deep but you know inevitably the longer. It goes on the Explaining one has to do. It's not that it's not the sense that we can get jobs up. Native justice took literal glimpse into worlds. You know and then the cottons big shots again. And then you'll kind of forced confronted with your own reaction to it. You get much more. Genetic does that that sounds very extension is changes but i think i know films because that finite making in kind of like things to be showbiz leach. Yeah we talk about films mostly on this show so with you. Hope you guys both make more films Emerald what about for you. you know. You're appearing on the crowd right now. You've been acting for a long time. Do you think you'll spend more time as a creator and and carry to that point. I'm curious if you'll maybe try to produce more films in in in the way that emerald was describing And take on a slightly expanded role in the making of movies and tv shows while not. Actually it's just such a pure fun enjoyed box. It's also completely on somebody else's schedule insert the moment with of things going on and like harry with a young family. It's very difficult to to have something in the diary that could change at any minute that know so that unfortunately means that for this disable quite unlikely thoughts. I mean i've i've to a full to. Maybe this year will pretty much to anything. So you know. I i'm just i'm just wishing somebody for me with By naming fell blitz makeup tutorial. Maybe someone will also be something as good as not asked carry. What about you. Do you see yourself producing. Maybe writing directing anything like that in the future. Sasha wanted trek painting. That's the problem you're sitting them. Royalties like an also writer director producer. No i don't know if it's my thing I i love the feeling of reading the scripts the first time and knowing that i can take ownership of that role and And i don't like seeing too much fine because i didn't think Sort of the fun. Me is like the mysterio. It and excitement divisions the so much day to day In this sort of admin and the districts of being built and production. It sort of boggles my mind. But you can also be creatively burly into the same time as having to handle like spreadsheets. Just how people do it So identity if it's really my thing for now i and maybe that will change but at the moment taking of know i've got two kids and i i've you know still getting used to making decisions to go walk nope that's quite feels quite wrenching. So i think i sort of feel an and it's just not my interest. I think if it was something that i felt passionate about than be a different thing. It'd be much easier. But i just state date feel passionate about producing. I feel like such an act if a higher And it feels like sasha. And i love that say marshes like the most fun so i think for. Now it's sort of. That's my new fakest ready guys. Let you go with this. We end every episode of this show by asking filmmakers. What's the last great thing they have seen. What what are you watching in quarantine. Both of your eyes just lit up. When i asked that question. I just lost monari. Oh yes please talk about it. It's wonderful right so you hope is so beautiful. I just loved it. I haven't loved the film that up such long time and i just was so useful. I can't even use any other. Was describe it and performances Mazing the kid so cute. Just wanna eat him. he's adorable. Yeah i just love to. It just felt like a sort of soothing balm to twenty twenty for me somehow That and i just watched the last ounce finally which is. I've never been interested in basketball in my entire documentary that buffs bull king vs what compelled you to watch that kerry. I love the watch that it was Won't last and watched it. I've been obsessed with it. And i sort of ignored him and let him watch that. We'll say speak Back in the beginning of the year for like the nineteenth time and finally i said run outs. Oh i watched. I watched what else i watched something and i sort of felt bereft afterwards and he was like oh trying all stance don's abe. I don't care about the skit. Will iran understand that he was like dole is just really solid. Documentary will love. And i absolutely love tests like couldn't believe it and i just i felt i felt equally bereft ever and i just wanted to watch michael jordan all the time and i honestly it's so good and the scores amazing and makes you. It's just loved it. Say that these monari in the last dance and mike too late. This things was a fabulous. What about for you. I don't know how you can top the last dance emerald but that was that was the last time you immediately thought of styles. I need way you'll head with guys listening to use Late to chop fell in love stay. Blessed to obviously is cool. I knew he had been watching on the bbc cartoon. Hey junkie house. Regrettably because i'm tara mother. Twenty four day rick bowness when it's kind of a break from that it should not yet i have. I saw your movie. It sounds because i didn't get the sense. That i i just think it just blew my mind. Bullet was so brilliant so funny and gripping and it's just like nothing i've seen before and i just loved every second of it as she just really like thrilled by it just made me love. It was sort of wicked brilliant and then and then i just unmanageable com springs which i hadn't seen because in england these chat you seen it now. I really want to do it. Yeah exactly so. It hasn't come out new maddening but so cheeky. It's just so so. The chemistry through easy premise is just. It was just like exactly what i wanted from film this year and kind of felt the same way about Early like whitley. Considering humphries sort of credit nuts because of hits. The premise is felt very live. If over live what she felt. I wanted to go to a wedding and be destroying jess or my husband nicaragua. In one time. I falling in love with sex comedian undeserved. Just kind of. Don't talk drafts do some terrible things like it's just something. I just now. what. I want to walk. She's off the films like super visceral. Think it's going to be able to sex onscreen and hopefully off. Congratulations on promising. young woman. Thank you so much for doing this. Show guys. I really appreciate it. Thank you guys. Thank you to carry mulligan to fennell. Thank you amanda dobbins. Thank you to bobby wagner. Thanks for listening to picture. Please stay tuned later. This week we will be back. That's right three episodes in one week. The only reason for that is because one woman. Nineteen eighty-four is coming to hbo. Max we have a lot of thoughts about that movie. We will see you then.

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57. Out Of Sight (1998)

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57. Out Of Sight (1998)

"Prologue it was a crisp October evening. Touch under fifty with a high pressure system jogging in from the West Seattle high pressure system jogging in from the west our hero rutty stumbled attractive away both conventional and unconventional so that his sexiness was undeniable with long muscular legs near limitless patience and the ability to craft seamless. Pros rivaled only by someone. So good you've never even heard of her. Oh Jeez all these odd Judah he grumbled aerodynamically. I wish I could go straight down. The shore which he declared vociferously and sexily as he walked by the exposed brexit various shades of Brown and Maroon along the side of his apartment and inserted the DVD into into the DVD player. Suddenly the music on the DVD menu came on with his massive sexy eight foot wide. Hand flexing the Piston Mike Mike Muscles in his arms as avs riding mice scurrying under his skin. He scooped up the remote he thought about his past the circuitous route that had led him to co Oh host full cast and crew which all started von. Just GonNa skip over that part and hit play now for listeners out there Chris's doing a brilliant writing. Example of Elmore Leonard's ten tips ten rules for to write good ten rules four to be writing well number one never never open a book with weather. You violated that right. I thought this was an appropriate exception to make avoid prologues or did forget to say there was a prologue. Never use a verb other than said to Carrie dialogue. No that's a misprint do you. I mean you're a writer do you. I think these are very good. These are gain a lot of ground by paying attention to these tales. I mean and like any rules awesome. I think even says that in the introduction. Can you were like yeah. You don't like it. Thrown out as a guideline is most important role. Is One. That sums up all ten which is if it sounds like writing writing rewrite it yes well. I'm huge elmore Leonard. Fan of both the Western material and the crime material big crime fiction reader for me L.. No more is up near the top with Philip. Kerr John Le Carre and Elmore Leonard as a master of the form and not genre writer funny unique and a very specific way of portraying criminals and law enforcement without the usual barriers that exist between the two camps and the occasion Asian. Of course I feel bad because I be listening last couple episodes and I feel like every episode. I'm like this is in my top five. That was going to ask. You can get a definitive top five. It's definitely in the top five. I can give you the that if top five at some point but one hundred percent in the top five. I've seen it a million times in fact I'm such a fan that it occurred to me unlike a lot of other movies. I'm an obsessive fan about out. I had never looked behind the curtain of this one That's how much I love it. You never like something so much you don't really want to read about. It's making deleted scenes. It's a strange ambivalence. You seem seem to have because I know you very much like to go by the scenes in general and yes there are times. You've said that sometimes knowing those takes away from actual avid and to leave this kind of Christine the other night I was home and I I had watched all the stuff which didn't break the spell for me but then it came time to watch the deleted scenes. That's the thing I have the hardest time watching movies at. I love all times. Actually the deleted scenes were very interesting in this movie Because you get the sense like hearing about Soderbergh that he's not a director who shoots only what he wants and knows will be used in the edited at all. I mean he's like we shot a lot of stuff right and then the process that he has with his team with his editor is like cutting it cutting it until almost the bare minimum remains almost every scene in the movie they talk about. Oh we shot a lot more here. And it's in. The end reminds me of the Kubrick thing we keep citing all the time of like taking a big novel and then figuring out how to render scenes from it Lens. Those scenes a certain something thing that they wouldn't otherwise have because it is fractured the screenwriter also did the screenplay for get shorty. Also based on a novel was talking quite a bit about the changes that he had made aide. Can I ask you have you. I mean I know the answer but I'll ask it anyway. Have you read the original out of sight novel. I've read every Elmore Leonard Novel. There are so many I can't I can't remember specifically reading them but I know I've read get shorty out of sight and one of my other top one hundred top five films of one hundred Jackie aqui Brown based on Punt Jump Punch so A. I'm a crime fiction guy number one so I like a crime movie as a result But I particularly like a funny crime movie a movie. That's not portentous. And that's I think what I really like about this movie and I think between Scott Frank Danny de Vito Stacey Sher these. They're all the people that are responsible for this movie and get shorty and Jackie Brown existing. I just think they did us all a great favor in figuring out how to bring bring this to life and be true to elmore Leonard's voice because that's what I think is captured the most in really get shorty and out of sight. Those two movies particularly are the best representation of Elmore Leonard's narrative voice as a novelist does the flashback structure. Does that happen in nobody. It was specifically in out of sight as well because the the screener was talking about. They talked so much about what they changed and adapted in sort of adopting that. Yes Scott Frank. Says it's something that Leonard Leonard does I don't remember specifically. How much does it in the in the book right? Remember him saying specifically some sort of short flashbacks to contextualized particular. Where somebody he is? It's got so many that guy actors. Luis Guzman Steve Zahn. It's got big stars doing great subtle work in Michael Keaton. An and clooney. It's got what has to be J.lo's best film performance ever. I really appreciated her new. Yes I guess. Listening to Scott Franken Soderbergh talk talk about how difficult a role it is to cast a need. An actor who can do a lot of different things in Jaylo really does pull all of those different things off. It reminds me of what they you said about Steve. Zahn everybody's favorite lovable Kook. If you grew up watching movies in the nineties they have a great anecdote about where the first screening Steve Zahn came on screen and before he even said anything. People were laughing in the audience as if a really funny friend of theirs had shown up but he said the great thing about Steve Zahn was his character in the movie had to have that Lovable Kook side side but then after he gets involved with snoopy and witnesses some of the horrible things and participate and participates in he also has to portray this kind of shattered. The person which Steve Zahn is really able to do totally he definitely has the strongest most interesting arc and he does a wonderful job with it. I didn't have strong feelings about Steve Zahn. One way the other thing he said he's he's played that first half he's played in so many films throughout the ninety s was fantastic. Just another elmore Leonard Question did you watch do you watch have you you watch. Will you watch justified. I haven't watched justify I watched a little of it but I didn't get into it because I think at the time. That justified was getting its first. Wave of a lot of attention. I think I use that to kind of go back in and read a lot of the westerns which I hadn't read my first exposure. Elmore Leonard was getting into the crime fiction and all the way through that rather than jumping into the series. I was like Oh yeah yeah. He's got this whole other thing and justified straddles. GotTa get away a little bit from the books. The reason why I think about justified tide is not only. Because it's another elmore Leonard thing. I was talking to somebody just a week ago. Who you know not somebody in the arts or anything happening conversation somehow? Justified game up and they oh you know rapturous rapturous wouldn't stop pulling 'cause we got a parties they were pulling like this is the return on to justify and they were and I haven't seen it now you're annoyed no just like wow people really seem to love to sing because to me it looked like if you can remember when it came on. Yeah it's F- Express Express Sheriff. TV's sort of like riding the wave. Let me guess another like this Guy Cowboy hat and yet yeah people everybody who I know who has seen it and it's just goes so much deeper than that two nights ago. I watched the original three ten to Yuma which is based on Elmore Leonard Short Story. I don't think I've ever seen the nineteen in fifty seven original. It's early Christian. Bale Russell Crowe did you see that. Three ten I thought I thought it was very good. I thought those I mean it's such a good story. It's a great. Those was to those two. That was a real pairing. I feel bad for any production assistance on that. I really really really recommend checking out the nineteen and fifty seven original with Glenn. Ford that might be. We've talked about potentially doing westerns. That might be now to do. There's something about doing a western that I wanna make just the right one linnea one of the things. I like about early Westerns. That are really good is that there's sometimes kind of weird in a way that it's hard to describe of totally like we were talking about With Jimmy Stewart won the man who shot liberty valance. Which of course? We're John Wayne is now crawling out of his I. It's not Jimmy Stewart won. It's John Wayne. It's it's got like a weirdness to it there's something about like American Westerns and three times human is one of them. Where it's it's a little weird that kind of off kilter nece and I think that's one of those early early attempts to capture what elmore Leonard does in all of his books it always has that He's just really good at character and conflict so I really enjoyed it. It was fun to watch such good. I have to lay my cards out on the table with out of sight Here we go. Yeah I didn't I mean it's fine but That's it's Jason Breathe. Okay no I understand why all the president's men would be fave or beal. They've and it's funny. I had almost the exact opposite reaction in terms of watching the back matter and everything else give me more of an appreciation. I was like yeah I understand handed but it. It still doesn't grab me and actually find all of the things that you're citing Like I can sort of see. Maybe it's also because of the the bigness of what the stars have become since this move. Even at that time George Clooney was making a very considered adjustment from both the TV career. And a few his first movie famously. Without the Caesar cut and also the first movie that was trying to be something more than your standard Hollywood which of course the irony is Steven Soderbergh. Yes also doing the same of trying to as he put it to climb out of the art art houses. I was amazing. I mean I had forgotten that first chunk of his career post sex lies and videotape. And how weird it got cough gets up have. Have you ever seen this show. I watch skits apples because I was like all right. He's that guy who took that career defining moment where you can do. Whatever are you want as a follow up to videotape which started the explosion of independent cinema in America? And we've talked before Soderbergh's Sundance winning year-earlier sure was the same year that Wendell. B Harris Juniors Chameleon Street was in competition yearly nine and. That was ninety. I think it's because because in the director's commentary so excited to get to the window Harris because those are amazing but then when he got you I thought he was going to have like a whole long thing about how they were like yes the guy and and he said specifically I was on the jury when Camelias finding it was the year after that so he takes that Hollywood capital which is so hard to get any squanders on Kafka which did not work and then nothing works for quite a longtime the one about the kids in Baltimore or whatever life on the hill or king of the hill. Whichever time people would mention I keep thinking of the cartoons at King of the hill where he had so much stuff going on and so much crew and he was like you know what my next thing? I'm just doing the way I used to do it with me. And four people in a camera and then he made skits apple which is so bizarre and feels like Phil MC therapy uh-huh before that was the underneath. I never saw the underneath which is also I think like this sort of a crime caper. I think a little bit more Noir Ish Kafka King of the hill the underneath they are all flops and not just flops like flops critical flops commercial flops because of sex videotape. I was thinking of him as an art house. Guy I so. How can you flop when nobody's expectation will you can't but I guess you can? Oh another thing that I think is interesting about this movie. Is that taps into a lot of stuff. I like when I think about movies. which is it's easy to say the reason I decided he's Great Steven Soderbergh? This movie specifically to me is maybe the best example I can think of where autour director's vision is center centerstage. But let's go back to Danny de Vito who's Prussian company. Jersey films is responsible for this. Forget shorty and for putting together Scott Frank Frank with Soderbergh at a time but that doesn't make a lot of sense to for Soderbergh to hell. NECE particularly coming off of schizophrenia. which is weird and not going to get you a job in Hollywood too? Then have him helm this with all that was on the line for. Everybody is really cool. Bold choice I wonder what it was that attracted them to him. Maybe it was the underneath. Maybe I was just like Spielberg is probably good in the room in the sense of like his passion and stuff so well actually. I would've the thought he kind of said that it was an executive at the studio clooney was already attached. I think J. LO is already attached. Scott Frank was already attached. Scott Frank had written get shorty which is another movie. I love gets ready so brilliantly. Funny inside Hollywood kind of satire satire and has great performances and a great A Great Travolta which also comes in a weird this is. That's the movie he made. Ask Her pulp fiction to think about like where Travolta was pre pulp affection. I mean that's been written about so many times with Robert Forster passing away Tarantino. Did that for Robert Forster's career as well or yeah. Put Him in this movie. That had actually more life changing results. Detroit was working and making a lot of money. Doing yeah crowd talking baby movies to me out of sight just has it. Has That soderbergh style that he can deliver class class. But it's not just him. It's the it is Tokat. Franken is the soundtrack which is incredible David. Holmes Music is is amazing all the reacting all the performances like the editing. I mean the woman who edited edited fucking a whatchamacallit David Lean in the sand with the things with the Lawrence of. Yeah I remember that end of it. Being offered to him and him balking at least let's say hesitating and I think things will not always lineup so well that's I was ready to go but again why they wanted to push persona Berg like what was it. That made them think he would be the right person who knows I. I am always impressed. When hearing him speak he's a very funny talker? He's very funny talking about also very knowledgeable exact. They think this doesn't surprise me about why you like him him so much is he is exactly hitting that same kind of sweet spot. I think as Steven Spielberg does of being both populist and entertainer and yet really putting you'll I thought it and the amount of work that it takes to do something and make it look as easy as it does. Yeah maybe this is. Why the movie doesn't make me is? It does feel a little too easy. There's just sort of so what for me. And perhaps if people didn't speak of it so highly I'd be fine Mike. Hey that was a fun crime caper and the comedy does more. Maybe I'd I'd rock that a little bit more. If it had been built around in and I have to admit this is George Clooney at at my Lee Clooney was at the Nadir Ter- of like this is great. This this is like he is not yet as mature and interesting is that you would become their charm. There is the obvious talent but to me. It seems so like in your face in a way that I find off putting. Let's watch a little of Clooney in the first bank robbery scene which is one of the scenes that Soderbergh says. There's there's three scenes clooney had to be able to nail these scenes and to your point. This was not a done deal for everyone. Thinking about George Clooney and Soderbergh. It has some funny anecdote three talks about. It's really Clooney's first movie where he didn't rely on head bobbing in ticks of the is that was really Kunis thing keeps a little bit of it does Ov. He's a charming guy. Here's a little of where we meet. Clooney's character how can I hope you start talking to. Your Bank. Manager has his case open. That's Mr Glendon. One of our assistant managers are manager as Mister your show that he's not in today but you see them out with the briefcase. Yes that's my partner has a gun in there. If you don't do exactly what I tell you if you give me any kind of the problem at all I'm going to look over my partner. He's going to shoot your Mr Glendon between the eyes take one of those. Big envelopes hopes input as many hundreds fifties and twenties as you can pack into it. Nothing with bank straps rubber bands. I don't want any dye packs bait money start with a second drawer and then the one over there underneath the money Karen is okay. Come on the right keys right there next week. Due bills off the bottom of the Jordan first time being around doing great to smile reticent being held up Very Pretty Smile twenty. Twenty Johnson doesn't my my partner assigned and that's good now. He's GonNa wait thirty seconds until I'm out of the building. Make sure you haven't set off the alarm you have. He's GONNA shoot you Mr Gwen in between the eyes okay. I think that'll do it. Rather thank you nice day to me. This is an elmore Leonard thing. It's the competency the good criminals in his books they know. Don't give me any the dollar bills off the bottom of the door because that's going to set off an alarm. Don't give me a dye pack. Start with the second drawer over there and then work your way over. Don't do this don't do that. That's because elmore Leonard and in his writing associate did so much research about this part of the joy if you're a crime fiction fan is you get to learn a lot about how to do all this stuff. The competency stuff. That's what I think. Clooney embodies so well and the funkier nece even when there's like scary shit going on a hard thing we see. This is the scene he does nail. But I was going to say when you talk about the competency. That's very interesting using but to me I had the opposite reaction in terms of when I really clicked into the movie. You know fully because again I I don't want to like I hated it known. It's just it doesn't speak to me but but I will say I did perk up more. When he goes outside in his car won't start of course and that's how he gets caught? It's the knowledge and the charm that it start out with is fine. Me seemed like a but the fact that they were willing to undercut it someone with something so clumsy and so just sort of bad luck doc. That's what I think of as Elmore Leonard's style that there's some element of that sort of chaos and that's life and sometimes your car doesn't start you know all of those things that are very different different from the Hollywood conception of of being a criminal and I also think he writes these characters in a way where they might be charming might be fun for us to imagine the cool life of crime in some way but he never allows that to become over romanticizing. Always shows you how these guys make mistakes. Screw up our screw ups long long for something that they could have if they structured their life differently but they don't have the ability to do that for one reason or another. I am fully in the movie. He's one of the best embodiments of that. I think that ever has been put put on screen in an Elmore Leonard derived movie. And I think that's above and beyond where even something like get shorty which is a really hilarious delirious funny comedy we don't really get that from Chili Palmer. We don't really get that from Travolta. You know he's just super cool. He's a super gangster. He's got that infallibility. That's fun to watch but I think what's great about Clooney here is the car doesn't start. Willful dumbness that he allows himself to portray when he can't remember the movie quotes in the trunk. Onc With J. Lo I think that's great clooney being such a huge basketball player in real life which was like part of his thing and then having to be portrayed playing terribly present. I I don't know that terrible great looking good basketball so you didn't look that bad. So yeah I I could see what you're saying. I don't know how much my appreciation for it stems from loving the genre but I'm pretty sure a lot of it stems from actually my thought you just said had you thought it was sort of easy. Actually think the movie is really complicated in terms of how. It's assembled the the fosse time stuff the back and forth it works really well well. It's easy to watch but when you start thinking about it and you listen to them talk about it. It's the last thing I would do. Setting out to make a movie set a challenge to say like Ono we can cut to this and just jump in it and the audience is going to go with us where it works but it's almost insane to make the choices. Yes in the moment. I think that it would work. Which is probably why they shot around everything? So much. Because Scott Frank screenplay had some of this jump cut time stuff in it but I think the reason they talk so much about Bowie shot so much of the scene that we didn't use. They just wanted to make sure that if all went wrong they could make some leaning version Steven Spielberg even says how the producers kept pushing him to cut in the script. He's like yeah. What are we just shoot the whole thing? And then we'll cut it in the edit but when I talk about it being easy epic I meant more that it was. Because you're right I mean it's one of the things that makes him. Emigrate director is that he does make it look seamless. It doesn't feel challenging to watch it or confusing but I think what I was saying that it was easy was more like the thematic Depp. He talks a little bit about being worried about like sort of what snack. George Clooney is kind of the perfect actor to do that kind of thing and again later would particularly with Michael Clayton somebody being a little bit over a and even describe here. Soderbergh says Jack is on the backside of his. Yes there was a peak. He's now in the downhill side of it. That's something that he can do very well. I just think at this point point who kidding George Clooney is not in the down his life but I wish it had gone a little bit further into that. Well I mean you get out of prison for your whatever. Stay Okay and you're in your early forties or whatever. He's portrayed as being I mean. I don't think you have a tremendous amount of employment opportunities so you may get and this is what you get. He's just been the security well. This is all stuff within the genre. Yeah and you're right like but I think that's the point I mean I think the point is you and I would say yet. Take the security guard. You're so smart you're GonNa work your way out of that. That's that's kind of what Albert Brooks is. Character is offering him not to say that the character of Albert Brooks is not presented as a whole who is Lording it over Foley at the same time he is doing that but shit man you just got out of prison but there is a straight you might you might as well take the job. But there's also something pure and honest about the way Jack fully recognizes is is what's being offered to him and throws it back in Ripley's face. So if you want to talk about Albert Brooks Our Brooks I remember seeing this. The first time it'd be like what that's Albert Burqas. He allows himself. I mean he has this kind of got the bad teeth the bald wig. He's a white collar criminal. You kind of pre-stages made off right or listen made off and any number of other white collar criminals. Let's watch a little. You WanNa watch a little him fully does so when they are in prison. Ripley offers fully A job when he gets out of jail kidding did he meet security guard. Hey take it easy all right. Peggy control you know. Something wasn't sure that you show up here but I was very sure if you did. You'd throw this job in my face. Let me tell you something. Every single thing you've done with your life up until this point in the real world means nothing less than nothing. You're a bank robber. He's not a very marketable skill. We don't see a lot of bank robbers walking around with a pension plan. Now do we. I think you know this. That's why you're here today. I've offered you a lousy job with a lousy wage. You want something better. Why don't you show me? You can change then then I'll offer you something better a lot better but until then my friend you'll have to earn it the way you earn some rich broad owns a company selling off a piece of time than divorcing her. This is new rocky. Pull yourself up by the bootstraps bullshit back in prison. A guy like you a place like that you were ice cream for freaks. Got Their Duckling. Maurice and a dozen other guys would have led you to. You had nothing to were nothing. I saved your ass so you'll pardon me if I don't want to sit on a fucking stole all day and say sign in here please. Or Hey pal. You can't park here all right. I can't fucking fucking do it take disappointed. Oh here we go. which is the promise you boys? There's two ways we can do this. And he's thrown out on his ear and he goes into rob the bank. Then we're at the beginning of the one of the great things in the is to Clooney's credit. The scene had had a version. Where there's a glass paperweight on Ripley's desk? And right at that point that we just cut off fully picks up the paperweight and hurls it at this massive fish tank thank which bursts spectacularly clooney was the one who said to Soderbergh. I think it's funnier if when big bruiser comes in and says the studio as we can do this he said. I think it's Funnier if I say. Oh Yeah what what are they and then just smash cut right away to him getting thrown out on his era Kudos George Clooney for having an sort of really good notes. It may be watched all the deleted scenes. Yeah and it was very interesting because I don't think there's any of them that I think we're like. Oh Yeah you should've kept that in. It was so good. I think our brooks is great in that and you might like the book more because I think the fully character in the book is older to your point about sort of not necessarily buying Clooney's on the downside of his life but that's Hey Chris that's Hollywood movie movie star. I mean come on you gotta make the started it. What do you want it to be like Why Peter Gallagher Underneath James Forsyth as like a grizzled ally why bank robber black and white infrared blocking it? Should've been Harry Dean Stanton at crime. What have I done with Albert Brooks is so good good did you are? I think it was on one of the special features. No I think it was because reading after that because he was comparing specifically doing this role to his role and drive arrive that this might be the first time he's done this kind of thing. Yeah non comedy but a criminal but I guess he's done it a couple times since and he was saying the thing about Dr Ryan Ryan Gosling Vehicle Line Gosling Nicolas Winding refn. The thing about this was. He's not a physically intimidating guy. He is a white collar and they'll get get a lot of comedy out of his like weakness easily would've been. He has a safe full of wigs and yet he is still able to not only make it funny but like like what he says. There's something to it kind of but you also hate him for saying it he's able to do all of those things and then there's the turn and I didn't come up with this. And then he was one of the articles you sent him. He pointed out with what he says so to skip to the end of the film when they're breaking into his house. There's the made that he is having an affair with. And she's upstairs the great the Allen that a great Nancy Allen and other second timer on the FCC podcast and Jack Please leave. Get Out. I'm not going to leave Midge. I love her. They don't make much but just like another. Little wrinkle added you that. That is one of those things that I think in. Both elmore Leonard's writing and in what's best about this movie it's a little bit of a surprise doesn't change the whole plot but it just gives it a little bit more texture. We now have a toll free telephone number. That's like listeners to call us. Let me log in so I can fear numbers because I purposely chose a good one and what we want you to do something like call us and leave us a message to be specific to that Chris you could say anything you want suggestions of what we should do. Shouldn't do near Ellison movie that you've got to watch all the way through whenever it's on things you Hayden movies. I would think that something we would have fun with is if people said I want you guys to address this trope not let us find some examples to say we got this great voicemail from listener and they mentioned this film mic trope. Call US toll. Oh free eight five five seven five five five three two two. That's eight five five seven five five five three two two. That is very very memorable. Yeah eight five five seven five five three two now Chris. Here's going to record a clever voicemail thing so that when you call Oh you're gonna hear him and he's going to figure out how to do have value added. I thought one of the more interesting clips was when he talked about the famous trunk. Seen in how how in the script and ass shot it was one shot rise like eleven pages of dialogue and Soderbergh resisted all through the process including up to the first preview view. It kind of reminded me of like that. Sometimes the studio executives are the heroes of the movies that love as unpopular as that is to say but soderbergh tells the antidote after the first screening screening. Were they included. This probably eight or ten minutes single shot of Lopez including talking in the trunk. Casey Silver said. Well you need to do this. And then of course you need to reshoot the trunk scene in and said I know and so they went and did reshoot it with cuts which were so much better. I mean a fascinating to watch it though and he does say the thing he's like. It works as like a short art film. But she's moving so much you would think that a long cut like that would make it feel more claustrophobic because you only but no it actually made it feel airy and he had easier for them. You can get a sense of how long they'd been driving. It didn't feel as cramped as it did. When got another one that was coney thing was like Kinda get he ad libbed the magazine where your shit occur facial reaction when he does that feels kind of natural because I think it was maybe an ad Lib in the moment and she's kind of laughing at the moment but it is his charm about allowing himself to appear stupid? Did because I think as an actor Chris you told me this sounds kind of dumb to say but I always kind of think. It's brave for an actor to allow themselves to appear less than and smart in a scene like that even though you're get it you're George Clooney you read the script you know the part you understand. This is your character in the moment. Maybe it's just me. I feel like I'd always WanNa to choose being blindingly clever as opposed to kind of stupid but of course it's a risk reward thing and putting yourself out there it's a risk because also if you look stupid and it's it's funny it can work but if you just look stupid when you play closer to your chest and you don't make the biggest. He'll at least have something that they can work around right. It's the same kind of thing like you know when actors actors become very proud of putting on weight and stuff like there is something about wanting vanity and get something that clooney grows into. Yeah well. Here's a little. This is part of how we meet Jaylo Jackson escape from prison. Ching light scared voice. I what do you want me to do scream and how much anyway not just GonNa sit here take it easy for you to screw up my ex one. You're married this year debuted as we didn't get along we had fun. We just didn't the thing that sparked gotTa have that we still talk is not gonNA end. Well these things never do shot like a dog. It's going to be in the street I want. You must really see yourself some kind of Clyde Better Kabbadi inclined. Pardon the movie shop and it's one median fadeaway alligator that movie about TV. The guy's not gonNa Take Shit from anybody taste. Yeah beautiful the mad as hell no longer take them where your shit part where they get shot. I remember thinking to myself going to. I mean that's a great scene. They're great together cuts work great so many times. I don't know why I'd always thought their orientation in the trunk was to the back of the car. But now when I watched the scene I realize their orientation is facing the back of the back seat right. This is gonNA be really confusing for people. I wouldn't suggest you get a piece of paper sketch out. We're talking about right now better yet. If you have a car with this on speaker go into all the door closed behind you. I always think sometimes movies like like does that matter spatially. Do you have to think about that stuff as a director if nothing else just the consistency of like when you're getting in to turn around into it wouldn't make as much sense in you know they're getting in. Yes that's true when you get you're getting in so that's a great scene. I think you need the clooney thing. He is best West there. He is best at that opening scene because that charm that is his kind of got. You works super well then when it's in sort of more normal scenes when it's not actually called upon the fact that it's there almost becomes distracting though here's something that also is potentially distracting. It's a pity the J.. Lo doesn't have more to do what just because she's also a tremendous amount to do in the jury. I just wish there was more thought. She was so so fantastic. And she is somebody who's star power and charm any adjective can describe her. They're always all there and she moved seamlessly from one thing to another so so much. It's it's such a frigging joy to watch one of the things with Elmore Leonard in these novels is there are always five six eight characters that exist in orbit with each other and it's not just her story. Roy Are not just fully story right. I guess in a way Yes we are following really buddy and Jack as they are the device through which we move through the other characters as an actress Driss role. It's great it allows her to be competent in her job. There are so many scenes where she displays the same competency that it fully displayed in that bank robbery scene soderbergh got really kinda heated in a joking way with Scott Frank on the commentary track right the end of the movie where she famously shoots fully in the leg because he's basking for a suicide by cop and she's like Jack I'm not going to shoot you. And he has a little speech and she does finally shoot him in the leg so that he's not mortally wounded and Scott. Frank said something like I I always thought he should have pulled out his gun and pointed her to and sort of it was like. Why are you crazy? She would've blown away right away. She's a federal marshal whatever whatever night she's like. I love that because I think he's saying the integrity of the character is such that you can't violate that for a scene. That was a great little moment. Because you can feel the screenwriter is like ooh attention created by two people pointing guns at each other and Soderbergh is saying we gotta be true to who she is her character. That's first and foremost she's a law enforcement person as much as we see standoffs with the cops and stuff in the mood no the fact that like you said somebody pulls a gun on a cop. They're gonNA shoot yes. That actually doesn't iten. Yeah that diminishes. Yeah because there's a trigger and also Chris I know you're a woke millennial snow flake proud of it when they shot the love scene. She's the one who leads the action. He's not the one who's like. Hey great we're not hotel. I'm stripping naked. You follow suit. He's reacting to what she takes off he only jumps into the bed after she jumps into the bed. And this is another thing that Soderbergh says he had to fight even even with his film editor she was like. It's not very hot. There's no action. Oh she said they don't really go at it in her British Way and said Yeah. That's like that's what we got. I guess it was one one of those points where he hadn't shot some of the stuff that maybe a studio executive would be like. Wait a minute a little more hat and Clooney and link. I'm not done. What do you do see George? George is basketball toned upper torsos on display and you get C.. J. Lo in her underwear ya but it's not a gratuitous scene and he says and then he's like I find that really the way he explained explained. It is once somebody takes off. You're watching a documentary right and I think there's something to that and he uses interests also attention guide because it does trigger that once the closer offers kind of nowhere to go similar to pulling the gun. You're looking for reasons to not do it and You know this does bring us to this scene because the sex that we don't see them have happens after this scene in a bar where brilliant finds her and they have this conversation where they both take on these other identities and they flirt and they go back and forth between being being who they really are. And Gary and Celeste and Gary and Celeste you were saying that it was written in the script as being sort of two discrete scenes. They do the Yes. Gary and Celeste in the bar then they go upstairs stairs and they they have sex but here you have them cutting back and forth between them talking to each other and what's going to happen one you get this fantastic thing if you get to see the actors again playing two different things you literally two opposing sort of flavors. Yes in the conversation. They're both so guarded. which is part of what the flirtation is and then when they're like it does a pretty fun sex you know yes sexiness right but it's also like they're laughing it's not over serious? Their unguarded their unguarded. I I always forget to remember how essential the three clownish guys trying to pick her up. Beforehand are in that bar scene. There's like three guys at a hotel bar you're in to them tries their best line on her and she's just totally uninterested. Yeah and then. Of course clooney shows up in all we see at first is just from the neck down his reflection in the window and then the scene kicks off but a drink loved one. Uh I'm Gary I'm Celeste. It takes forever to get a drink around. Here was only launches go. They're fine. I mean you just got here. You help yourself like Bourbon. I love it. We got that out of the way. Tell me so less. Where did you living among sales rep and I came here to call on a customer? But I think it'd be hard time because I'm my girl as a sales girl and I have a problem with your hair outfit but actually this is my second can favorite outfit. I had a first favorite but it got ruined and I had to get rid of it. It smelled really heavily cleaned it. Now now tell me what do you do. I want to go with this yet. Don't say anything yet. You're working for somebody else. Gary so last where they know about anything I see a game. I've never played before order a game. It's not something you play does make any sense to you. have to something that happens. It's like seen seen someone for the first time it'd be passing on the street and you look at each other and for a few seconds as this kind of Recognition you both know or something next moment the person's gone and and it's too late to do anything about it. You always remember it because it was there and you let it go and you yourself what invite fight stopped and if I had said what if what if male having a few times you live and only and then we're into this intercut seen the mastery of the music coming in cross cutting and and the freeze frames which soderbergh famously uses these freeze frame moments throughout the whole movie and this scene particularly has just such a commanding use of them and then an after the scene. He says he realized he doesn't use them anymore. Because the movie has caught up to itself. This scene is incredible Chris. Even though he's the first person listen to admit he completely cribbed the concept of the cross cut scene frostless rogue and. Don't look now. Don't look back with Julie Christie and SEX SYMBOL DONALD DONALD SOUTHERN CANADIAN horrifyingly always gets listed as the number one hottest sexiness ever filmed. I've never seen it of you. Oh yeah is it that hot yeah. It's pretty hot. I can't imagine Donald Sutherland anything. I just feel pasty pimple Canadian. Honestly no no no offense to our Canadian but Julie Christie is able to make up for whatever okay but in that scene a Nicholas Road Cross cuts between the sexiness itself and then getting dressed afterwards. SODERBERGH goes goes the other way before. Hand some funny moments in the commentary track between sort of organ frank. Soderbergh if you don't know him you could probably into the tracking thing. It's kind of a Dick back but I think he's not bothering to explain that he and frank know each other well enough to give each other a hard time and there seems to be it. Goes both so you figure like okay. They must I but I love Scott Frank Lake had such ownership over the screenplay that he frequently would call up soderbergh after screens be. Like what the fuck. Yeah they had these skirmishes to to kind of get where they arrived. We play a little of Don cheadle his performance to me. This is also so elmore Leonard to me I think one of the other cool things I love about the the movie is the prison stuff particularly feels real Mike. It's we know we're in movie prison. But it feels real even just in backgrounds because the way they shot audit with actual cons or ex-cons in actual prisons gives you a little bit of that flavor even when they're just standing around that you can't fake but you know it's funny because I had the same reaction but coming from from the opposite direction because sometimes you'll see like a prison thing specifically and they are directed to Daphne everybody has like a knife sticking out of their face and like there's nobody. There's no light into. What do you mean what prisons? But these teams looked much more. Real than that they weren't such such apocalyptic House gapes. Yeah as to ah get to feel like a place. They were more banality of evil prison. That's a perfect way to put it. here's Don cheadle. As snoopy Miller read rib is baby. Maurice over there you go. They should know fishes for not so fair. See Start now. There's going to be an across the board cost of living increase. I mean you know and I got put okay here. We go on credit card fraud and props for that but since I shake that loudmouth pussy in the yard the other day is like my done broad street rallies booster official way to fuck up. Man actually done bradstreet. That's the I've heard it both ways. Point is that the price is going to run is is based to okay so gets no black. We got some minutes to talk about a write for fishing's what I said is going to be two thousand. How's it going to be three thousand? Come on you're going to be three thousand and that a saltwater shit that you put in your is they call it autumn Bush. The Bush launched this three hundred. Do an extra pillow. You WanNa get. Definitely yeah I know but that's going to be like five cs five scientists shut the fuck up or can't you read the fucking Takayama I met. 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The reading this fundamentalist shit. We got all excited nervous super clear out a year now don she does amazing. I mean his ad libs in their soderbergh says he threw in a lot of that kind of dialogue himself in some places. It's so good I just love the little button where they pretend to be reading the book on chill is just fantastic and everything. What's funny is he doesn't look particularly physically intimidating imitating and yet he like inhabits this character in such a way that it that he brings? That did you hear the funny anecdote. Where when they were filming some of the boxing scenes in Detroit? Elmore Leonard heard came on the set and by that point in the movie soderbergh and cheadle cheadle had had sort of said because at that point. SNOOPY is out of prison in in this scene that we just watch. He's wearing his do rag and he was supposed to be wearing that through the movie and he said you know she's got prison like now he's trying to style himself. He's trying to be the man like he's not going to wear hear that prison Sort of said okay. All right bye and he said that was the one day elmore Leonard showed up and literally the first thing he said was. I hope he's got his do rag before he saw cheadle on the set without it. You know he's gotTa understand that that it's such a different medium. Yeah I can see an author being like. Oh that's his thing that's how I remember it but then of course to see it out. There loses the don shuttles thing like yeah. Yeah I'm in a different place. I'm trying to be gotten rid of the name. snoopy all of that. Well of course. How many sort of bad film adaptations has elmore? Leonard lived through probably by at that point in his life. He sort of like the Stephen King of crime adaptation. He's gotta be second second only to Stephen King if the if you said you're absolutely right because because he goes back seven not just the crime stuff but also hombres earns. Paul Newman. Oh I would imagine there's probably more than King I mean Shit. Nineteen eighteen fifty seven to present day. I mean yeah that's a lot yeah One of the things that I love. We've talked about this before i. I think the only recorded instance in film history where one character appears in two unrelated movies. Michael Keaton's character our radio the married F. B. I. Agent that J.lo's character is having an affair with also appears in Jackie Brown as Ray Nicolette because the character or appeared in those novels sort of tells the story of how they arrived at this place because the character is in the books I guess he had appeared here and they saw like. Oh can we do this. And he said Tarantino brought him over and they showed him all of Keaton's stubborn on Jackie Brown and he's much more central character to evidence counties in the whole movie here. He's really only in one scene. Literally one there's one actual scene and then there's a TV things you see. And so turning. showed him all the stuff and they try to figure out like at work and there's two things in the movie I don't know why in protecting the last one because it's not a spoiler remains came out in one thousand nine hundred eighty you. I'm particularly listeners. You've had your chance. Let's just I'm going to save of it too when we get there. There's another great actor that has a small cameo film. Apparently they both did it for free. I wonder what's the line because it sounds like one day if that for both of them but Kim did it for free. He's really yeah. I'll come I'll come. Do that. Shows up on location and these are in their in Miami right you. which is her father? Brilliantly played by Dennis Farina. Keaton is so fucking good in this Chris I I could watch that scene over and over again. Everything that's going on. This is actually she one place where they didn't shoot a lot more around right a scene but it has that feeling probably because Keating is so fucking good and he'd already portrayed the character to the degree in another Phil. So maybe that's a CODA. Let's continue but the way he embodies rain nicolette. Who is the kind of FBI agent who literally is wearing a t shirt that says? FBI The ask. Why is here good? Yeah I golfed to take take care of me. And he's worked on his boat every since that is during Nikolic pushing to meet you batch likewise raise working with the FBI. I task force on the prison break. Tell me radio you ever wear one that says undercover know. How's it going good was it finally? Was it off a tip yeah. Somebody's about to mountainous Hobo camp near the airport. You know calling the number. I knew it. As soon as I saw there was a reward Cubans full swat two choppers. That whole deal is going to shoot so we took him out got away but he did folly haven't been there now. Strictly Cuban you know fully handed right. He must ozone agenda. You know what I mean. He seems to be the only guy kind. China knows what he's doing. It's so fun when there's that long pause after the undercover Judy's like so who is he dumped as you're not getting or is he Keaton's allowing the character to be just dumb enough to not get the joke in the moment but smart enough to have it sink in ten seconds translator in that reaction shot and as he sits down and he realizes holy Shit is fucking with him he kind of has this funny laugh on his face which becomes sort of the arc also for for the scene as you know because Dennis Farina characters not fabu that his daughter is sleeping with this married man his freenet also in get shorty. Yes anything that yeah. I'm trying to read dentist. Rena filmed in our apartment here in New York. If I could ever sit down through the five thousand seasons of law and order and find seen would be great to have but they were filming in our neighborhood and they slipped a flyer under and said like hey. We're looking for a location. And we let them film. And it was a scene with him interrogating someone in our living room. Who was supposed to be a therapist therapist? I never got to meet him. We were banished from our own home as the Hollywood does when they invade your house cat but man Keaton. He's a guy who's really into into law enforcement is a certain type of law enforcement person like I said he's wearing an f. b. i.. T. Shirt the leather jacket. He so into it and the scene you mentioned before he's such a brilliant throw throw away where then. He's on TV at the Hobo camp that he was just describing and he's got the full flak jacket on Bloomberg Veltroni. It's not a threatening situation like pointing and talking to the camera so brilliant and it's such a again charm. If I think about what it is I love about the movie. It's kind of like Paul was talking about in the time trap episode. Like something that you can watch where you're just you're you're you're in a different place. You'RE GONNA filming place to me. That's this movie. There's a charm armley everybody's sharp and funny and it's put together in such a way that I never get tired of looking at the art of how the film is assembled and the joy of the performers Viola Davis I just love her. In general and using it came up recently in reminded me of that in fences particularly like her performance in two thousand sixteen is like one one of my favorite screen performances. And then she was in widows which we covered which although we didn't love us the movie She's and this is a role that is so different from those. There's just so much that she is doing. She is just such an amazing actress. There's a great thing where Scott Frank says you know. She has the scene with Jalen with Isaiah Washington where she's SORTA beleaguered put upon girlfriend sister. Who is being taken advantage of by snoopy Miller and by Isaiah Washington character who really dismissive and cruel and her dog? has just died and she sat about that. They're sensibly on opposite sides of the law but Karen Sisco and Viola Davis character. Have this connection as women. You'll lawyer I'm looking for somebody named Glenn Michaels Glenn I don't WanNa go in and I said he stayed here last November hand this house. He said he stayed with Maurice. He ain't even have that much. I'd like to know where are you goes but same time I don't WanNa know you understand. You say your dog was killed. Got Run over by a car. You call was a she name Tuffy. What do you think I might find Maurice Greece Moselle? I don't know Jim the fight I know you know Miss Fight Tomorrow night. Down State Theater. He used to take state the State Theatre Maurice she looking for man they mcglynn the task. You there is a bond feminist bond against the idiocy of men and frankly which is kind of like what then occurs that amazing scene with Isaiah Washington. Scott Frank says like there's a thing she does with her is kind of cuts her eyes and looks away sort of ashamed by the emotion. She feels over being sad about her dog being killed. Yeah it's one of two scenes where Jaylo has such an interesting scene with another woman in the movie and there's another thing I really loved about Gaelic like she has this kind of like they're women together in their scenes which I think is interesting thing to portray when she's an investigating police officer trying to get to the bottom of this criminal. I don't know if you have more than three hours worth. Here's the problem I feel like we can't do a movie and not play Luis Guzman. There's a great scene between with him. Jennifer Lopez and Catherine and keener another Just sort of love her. Here's another thing about a movie. That is now twenty twenty one years old. These were people. Besides Georgia. Everybody was at sort of wasn't quite right where they are today. And Catherine Keener doing a very small Zola. You see why she would go on to become a big star. Luis Guzman is great. I mean it was just play a little catheters Adele. All these ex wife Guzman who soderbergh says just one of his favourite actors plays Chino. WHO's one of the escapees he's from prison? PS that fully sort of jumps on their escape plan. Yes ruins it but also then uses it as a way to get out himself yes and so he's trying to track down fully so so he has tracked Adele down in brilliantly clumsy fashion and J. LO happens to be conducting interview just before he arrives at the apartment my vision in my money. You are quoting Dr Doc. Who are you or maybe you who you Gino on the thing that tell them that he has to wait? Wait until you have to get dressed you and me the home hoping when you're eh jacket. That's it when I mean. Then breath marshalling indoor asked him a bag of dill. Oh Fleet I think the year can you Minna. Forget about it and then we forget about these own also auto maybe. Oh you mean. A lot of that just improvised by Lewis is on L. A.. Four like nice bag bag. I gotTA make it goes out to you. Because Katherine Pierce character is really unemployed. Magician's assistant is and Then we'll Jennifer Lopez calling her superiors He's like hey how do they do. The solid lady and after going back and forth between Jalen the phone I tried to explain the which they say the thing that's another place where like they shot the whole thing of her explaining how to do the sawed off the legs the trick and then in the room they just kept paring it down paring it down paring it down and it actually works Burnley? Oh yeah they just cut away from it. She's on the phone with Wendell. B Harris Junior worming harming her way onto the task force and then they cut back on the ground and he goes fake legs Thank thank you well spoiler for anybody really. Anybody who's been magic of you know what's funny. He's now I'm nick worms away onto the task force to go bust Foley and buddy. Yes at buddies place yes and similar to sort of the security guard thing that happens to fully like she comes thinking she's going to have an imperial job on this right and then the person in power to motored gives her the job like stairs radio if there's if there's a problem yeah it's a parallel between them and you're right. One of the interesting things about movies does not end with them running away being happily ever after. No you don't even know if they will ever meet each other again or anything like that but to treat like their traction as you kind of understand besides their both being two of the most beautiful people ever made you understand what what s and neither case. Does it reduce either. The person who's attracted or the the one that they are they're not just attracted to one small thing about a person. It's you you see that. There's some overlap in both interested in their their experiences. Even if they're on the opposite sides of the law and I think that's the thing that gives elmore Leonard's books looks some of the weight we aficionados of the genre enjoy is that sense of connection then characters often find in books like this is a little bit at odds with kind of the hard boiled it crime elements that surround them. But it's really that heart. It's tough cynical wisecracking exterior that masks a need for human connection and I think what elmore Leonard does really well all in the books and what. This movie captures really well. This scenes between her inject fully or really interesting and really sexy. And you do feel the connection and yet you also see. This is a federal marshal who's attracted to criminals and when it'll be harassing me please. People go and listen to our episode on his film Chameleon Street eight which is one of the great American independent movies ever made. It's vitally important link in filmmaking in black cinema and Wendell B Harris Junior near is such a fascinating and interesting actor writer director. Yeah if not for all of those other things just his acting alone like it's such a pleasure and they're only he's only three frigging frigging credit. Now you don't get a lot of opportunities to see him if you've already seen whatever it was this movie out of sight your next best. Chance is Chameleon Street and then of course I there's road trip. Here's a little Wendell in jail. If we don't play it who will next thing. I knew the paramedics were pulling me out of the car. There's there's a couple of points I keep wondering about have to do with the two guys a grant you but he isn't and this Fella Jack Foley I swear the man must've robbed over two hundred banks in his time. I told me he didn't remember. How many rubbed go? You talked to him and the trunk. Yeah state what'd you talk around different things prison movies this pillar hall to hostage you. Talk about. Movies was an unusual experience. You know fully made let me think of that Fella. Carl Tillman the one that you were seeing. It turns out the same time he was robbing banks. You recall that and what happened to call all the time came. You shot him. But you didn't shoot Foley or the guy with him there on armed you had a shotgun and you let them throw you in the trunk okay. Now you've got your sick in your hand and you say in the the report that you couldn't turn around you do pin down but when the trunk opened how come you didn't cap the two guys on most of the time. Fred goes to crooked bookkeepers. I've been with the bureau. Fifteen years on all kinds of investigations. Have you ever shot a man who was the last time you were primary. Hi Mary through the door. I have to qualify to know what you're talking about talk another time. He's such a great presence and so well used because he has such a that voices insane but he's playing such an officious twit and even better once they get to the actual room in there. And he's he's all like Keaton he's like a guy who's in love with the idea of being a law enforcement agent but he also knows his limitations. Your Primary Your Secondary. You're point man you're gonNA use around. Why the managers doors metal? You know what I mean. They might all be Aram on a metal door makes a lot of noise for a good. It does. We're going to shock. Lock Round for shock. It is the whatever God he was so good I just he could have been one of the greats and when I posted a picture from out of sight a couple of weeks ago. Oh someone commented. I listed people that regretting it and I didn't mention it will be Harris Junior and someone said don't forget will be here. Sure I said yes. We did a whole episode not knowing if this was a listener or not right right and they said Oh yeah. I love that one. I sent that episode to Windows. The second person is not the same person so everybody seems to be in touch with Wendell and as a Wendell. If you're free we will come to you. I WANNA do rochat down him Wendell. B Harris Junior career spanning retrospective episode. I WanNa hear what happened didn't happen. I want to hear what could have happened so Wendell. If you're there if you're listening and you're in touch with Wendell tell him to get in touch with us you can email the pod at full full cast and crew pod at gmail.com. You can call us. You can do all kinds of stuff. Let's make sure that Scott Frank gets a lot of the credit here for what was on his page right. Scott Franks it's also written little man tate dead again you like that. Yes Malice I am God. Is that the one that was Alec Baldwin. Is the Doctor Dr. Yeah Heaven's prisoners less good Alec Baldwin with what's her name TERI Hatcher Teri Hatcher. GET SHORTY OUT OF SIGHT MINORITY REPORT CISCO The Minority Report Court Fan. Yeah I think you are too. Although wouldn't you just talking about that a couple of your Bloomberg right exactly you didn't you didn't like some aspect of it. It's more that I think when he sometimes his humour arise last driven and more like just an add onto minority. Report is not a movie where we need a lot of Spielberg in humorous touches. which is why like like water? Came in and I was like come on. Cut the interpreter barley. Marlene me okay. Everyone's going to get more money on that anything else he's done. The Wolverine I was at Logan Logan Logan he won an academy award for so he's won two Academy Awards Business Lunch Logan and for out of sight. Oh no kidding Yup As far as alternative casting. Yeah put that one back. Sandra bullock again tests McGill from working girl the TV series as you almost always painter with that brush. It's just such a funny credit that It really is the fact that there ever was a step into an iconic onic role in a destined to fail adaptation. So she was considered for Karen Sisco as well as Karen Karen Karen Allen Heater Which I think is interesting and I and you know this comes up? Sometimes I wonder was. She disappointed to have the not even third banana role. She has a great job with all that jazz but I wonder what the emotional territory of that was. Yeah afterwards and then of course the only other part that is able to read any alternative casting for because because of course George Clooney was was already slated within Steven Soderbergh jokes about like. I couldn't have gotten rid of him if I drive us. But the only other thing was the character of Ripley I read two possibilities awesome abilities. One Garry shandling which I think would have been fantastic. I would have been great just because he sort of like to be junior is in so few actual movie Whenever he is? It's such a such a strange presence. And Danny de Vito Shar which would have been very good and he of course as you pointed out is one of the producers on on the film and also has a major role in get shorty and has one of my favorite scenes in any movie sending up a Hollywood actor pomposity. They're sitting at a restaurant restaurant. Danny devito breezes and in his Martin something or other the most famous actor in Hollywood and they just so quickly and brutally send up the thing of like not ordering. I'm from the menu. But because you're Martin where you can order whatever the fuck you want. You guys voted because I really have something after this. Can we order. Excuse me I. which name Steph Stephanie I feel like an Omelet. Can you make an egg. White Omelette with shallots shallots slightly brown very little and no salt. Why don't you bring to the table? Pick on have oh I know about having those strawberry Frappe pays a little reach with strawberries in and and reduce draws for Harry. I mean if I see I think right now I'm GonNa take like a year break from outta sight but how to sign previously is one of those movies if it's on of watching it all the way through get. Shorty is still that the other small cameo film let it be said Samuel Jackson Junior Samuel Jackson. Junior now could Samuel Jackson appearing in the final scene as a prisoner that J.LO's martial character has put in a prison van with Clooney. And you come to learn the reason that she's put them together as he's broken out of a lot of prisons kind of a name Juror says lonely standpoint title Jarrow was Muhammed Flight from Mecca in six twenty two slight rather than Leavenworth gave me that name. You're in Leavenworth him for turn me meantime came. I left you bus it out. I prefer to think of it as an exodus from an undesirable place before they ought we are others. Yeah that was the night the ninth ten. If you count that prison hospital in Ohio I walked away from my walk in Henry Giro Giro. Now we're off the glades. Look that way supposed to leave last night with the Lady Marshall but for some reason she wanted to wait she did. Now is Scott. Frank Elmore Leonard Collab- what that Indy. It's not what Barack yes. And Scott. Frank was saying in the commentary that he had a little bit of difficulty figuring out what what was at I. I believe it was mostly his idea but he did. Consult with Elmore Leonard and I think they banged that out and Soderbergh. They knew they needed someone with a massive star presence residents to be that the Giro character. Because you had to feel something as an audience member can't just be some guy right. The surprise of it being Samuel Jackson and was great also is funny that Soderberg said he fought tooth and nail not to have the cut away that exists twice in that scene to Karen. CISCO's face shot through the windshield of the car. He had always had the back of her head. Jack starting to put together that maybe she put them together in the van for him to learn how to break out of glades. It's and you see the back of her head but there's two shots once it really becomes obvious that's what's going on where you see her and she has a sly smile on her face and I think he said the contract because he didn't you want to put those in for like a long time. It was SORTA stubbornly insistent on not having them. I only insistent on the single take in the trunk seen around there too. I think that your signature openings get appropriate amount of attention. I don't think however that your signature endings get enough. I don't think we need to center them in the narrative of the podcast castle. Cut It back into the centre. What Chris does he plays the last line of dialogue from a famous or infamous reknown or slightly well known film? And what we want you to do is be first to figure out what it was when the episode goes up. We'll put up a image from the film that you're talking about. That doesn't give it away and we will say who can identify Chris's final line from this week's episode I love that is against graded on facebook. facebook finally has a reason for being anything else on out out of sight. No that's it all right. Let's move on to headlines Headlines I've got for you Chris and they're both related. You know we talk a lot about robots singularity. Yeah we're not GonNa talk about that now. Bummer animal singularity two of them first story to singularity Nano sink two examples of the forthcoming animal I owe the joke on this to the wind. Blowing Dot net the headline writer scientists train rats to drive little cars to collect food and the rats like it is the headline. This is an experiment where researchers at the University of Richmond if trained rats to hop into little cars and drive them to collect food. The experiment suggests their brains have more plasticity than previously assumed. The article was was shared on facebook. By the Boeing Boeing writer. They wrote alternative title. Rats trained scientists to train them to drive little cards to collect food and the rats. It's like it which I thought was more funny. Second in the Animal Larry. Unfortunately the story has a tragic end. Oh great but it's the human who has a tragic end so Well I'm just saying I mean. Some people have more sympathy for animals than they do humankind and some people have more sympathy for humankind than animals. Goals is that what people do man shoots dear. Dear wakes up and kills man. A hunter shot a deer it. There's a big bucket. Had A giant rack. He approached the deer. The deer was not dead leapt awake and impaled the man through the chest with his antlers. That was actually originally the the the novel out of sight. That's that's how it ends. Look it's coming it's just about which side you plan to be on thing. That comes up on twitter facebook whatever every now and again of like like a picture of a raccoon on top of yeah right. It's like they're doing it they're doing it. I laugh every time I do too. I have one which I've always found. Interesting Amazon. Shopper is blasted for using a snap of herself posing next to a coffin with her review view of the perfect blue dress she bought on the site. I can't possibly follow that sentence that you just said. Leave a review on Amazon saying like Hey distresses gray like fit blue and put a picture of herself in it and it was a picture of her at a funeral with somebody's casket. Oh okay. She's not in the casket. Okay that would have been better. That would have been. I think we probably would have heard it from bigger news sources anyway. We'll be interested me about this so much that you know so. She had a picture of herself. That thought looked good at sure. But of course the vitriol of everybody an wrong. This guy's already dead so don't fence there. One person not complaining. Liaoning is the person in the casket. Funerals are hard enough. I mean anything that can kind of lighten the mood. I think we're all four and look. How easy is it to get a good picture of yourself true? You get one the two yellow regardless circumstance Care Watson. The background speaking funerals. You saw the story a couple of weeks ago. The Irish guy who pranked all of his friends by playing a recording of himself saying like. Hey what's going on I'm still. I'm still live out here. Did you see that. It's hilarious very funny. That's funny because the second headline was grandmother seventy seventy is saved from being cremated alive when her husband noticed she was still breathing. This in Thailand and I think it was actually lying in state for three days and they kinda thought you was dead but then as like doing the last putting her in the thing turned out she was still alive. That sounds too bad to be true. And that's the thing you on the other headlines. That's okay Chris. Second installment of our new segment bomb squad. Are you excited very care for it. I loved the first one and again. This is not coming from a mean spirited. Place this is coming from a place of understanding that a film is good because of the efforts of so many many elements that it's almost impossible to wrangle together on the commentary Steven Soderbergh's even talking. About how little he liked the trailer for out of sight. or Yes. That's right. This is a choice. Sometimes it goes well or not you know so this is no sometimes you make a trailer good trailer bad movie trailer. Good movie and we're not making a judgment. I'm just saying we're making judgment on the trail. I'm making a judgment on the trailer. Alert now look and this week's bomb squad Ho boy. This is Ed Norton's motherless Brooklyn. Okay listen I got something wrong with me. That's the first thing to. Yeah no I got my head's man I twitch and shout makes me look like a damn freakshow cut that out touchy Bailey. I'm I'm sorry but inside my head's even bigger mess. I can't stop twisting things around words and sounds especially have to keep playing with them until they come out right. Jeez I asked like I said a Damn Ms. Then I started working for Frank. Frank Minna private eye. Frank Frankly frankly Franko He's the one who taught me how to use my head. Turn it into a strength. He gave me a place in this crappy world until I screwed up Anybody know what frank was into on this. There's something going down and the big and they were not happy about what he found. We find who did this. We square accounts. If I figure it out on the make him regret. I promise you that that's her. That's the girl that was followed. I think she founds what happens to people in the city wasn't news yesterday and it won't be tomorrow. Where's everybody go mostly just disappear? This town is run by Moses Randolph. When someone isn't seen for what they truly are? That's a very dangerous thing to have the first inkling out power works power is knowing that you can do whatever you want to. Not One person can stop you okay. I'm calling it at one seconds problem with the trailer as I see. There's a production value problem. It just doesn't quite feel as cinematic epic because let's face it making a feature film out of a Jonathan Awesome novel is probably not a fifty or a hundred and fifty million dollar enterprise. I remember reading about this. When acquired the rights from writer Director Edward Norton? That's my other death knell. Listen love you actors. Some of you may great directors however. Listen you never know until you try. I know as a crime aficionado. I have a set against a literary author slumming it in the crime genre as Jonathan Latham sort of did now. He's trying to write a a a detective novel. I think those of us that love genre and appreciate authors like Elmore Leonard or Philip. Kerr John Carre who are literary literary within the construct of this genre. It's hard for someone to come from the outside in get in to us not accepting of that okay and who knows Jonathan Jonathan Letham. You know he is not all high brow he was a comic book reader. And stuff like that like you might be a genre fiction fan before he may but you know what is. He's not a guy that has any any bona fides in our world. Edward Norton was impressed and that is bomb squad I am. Let's say I'm making some bold predictions and I think in the next few weeks I eighty rubes or genius. I think I would have not even noticed that this movie existed but now I going to be watching the box office. Okay angrily We have a little time for latchkey TV. Do you want to jump in. I'm just GONNA go really quickly go for so I'm home. It's two o'clock I'm going to start watching alive and well on USA. It's a news magazine just because of the juxtaposition of these two hugh stories and what audience this is for the conclusion of an interview with Milton. Berle skin-care tips for new MOMS. But I think that's a counter program we've got everybody got both. He's going to watch the first half hour. She'll watch this I can't. I don't know to thirty frugal. Gourmet watch growing up. No Jeff Smith. I didn't quite understand with the word. Frugal meant while it was an early cooking. Show Jeff Smith fronted it he was a very genial man. He later had some scandalous issues. which I won't get into here but not frugal? Gourmet was a great show in the eighties and early nineties. I used to watch that a lot. Another show this came up. I sounded familiar. I'm not sure because I watched it. Or maybe you referenced. At three o'clock Denmark's star-spangled that sounds familiar it does of me I think it might have been on a previous episode of that. He was when Nick Blake on our right airplane episode. I believe he watched it. It's a look at Denmark's week. Long Celebration of America's Independence Day. When's the last time we did anything? Anything Denmark Four. PM Speaking of crime drama underrated crime series. Police woman starring Angie Dickinson. I saw little of an episode of this the other day. Hey Dude Angie Dickinson was kicking ass in policewoman really. Yes like I've ever seen an episode was throwing motherfuckers to the ground and taking names and not taking any any shit from the man shot to policewoman. That's an under appreciated crime. Drama of its era. Then I wanted to play you this Chris because I'd never heard of this. Have you heard of a cartoon called Trans or Z.. My mind the horrible meal. Mightiest of machine Violent this gets right here on earth snake monster destroying people violent gets his arm ripped off and then the look the bomb. What you know what? I knew that you did well. Does that does that happen. Somewhere else. Transformers right he's a protector of he so powerful he cannot be sneaking upbeat destroyed. Chris everybody talks a big game waiting like whatever the opposite bearing the lead is if he can't be destructive and why the hell my wandering to watch. There's no you know that they're going to say is I've never seen a cartoon robot. That was a robot that I remember friends had Sharm out. That shot the arm out. That's how I knew that the arm we remember that you never got. I never saw it at a toy store but I thought it was so cool. I didn't know that he should have known. Yeah that it would have come from a Arjuna that they'd be a cartoon with and then I'm going to choose Jefferson's just because I found the other day this bizarre story about Sherman Helmsley which I wanted to share with you Jefferson's despite Georgia's is warning. Florence lends money to her shady cousin. I came across the other day. Chris are you familiar with the sixties freakout acid trip band Gong and no matter cut in some representative psychedelic brain. `Age from Gong it out The in having heard that Chris you can imagine how bizarre it would be to find out that Sherman Helmsley George Jefferson himself was apparently a lifelong prog. Rock obsessive. No kidding and David Allen who was the founder of this insane. LSD driven. Prog Rock Act told a reporter that he met Sherman Hemsley in seventy eight or seventy nine and it didn't have any idea being English. Who Sherman Helmsley? Why did you ever were but chairman? Helms he kept calling

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ALN - Jon Rudnitsky

About Last Night

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ALN - Jon Rudnitsky

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Hey guys, Adam rave for the abou- last night podcast. Happy Monday what an episode today. The one and only John Reneiski returns to the pod for his third time. I think he has a new show on Hulu called catch twenty two starring and produced by George Clooney. Great cast. The hot dude from Friday night, lights is on it. Chandler, cow Chandler, I think. And John Renske from SNL from home, again, Conan, he just was on Conan had a great bit in a stand up that went viral John's, the man, and he comes by to talk about everything catch twenty two and his new dating life, and being in LA and great. Clooney stories stand just riff city Janis the best. That's why we love them and have anytime go, watch this full episode on YouTube on the about last night. Youtube channel and follow. John on Twitter, Instagram at John Renske, meet Adam right comedy at funny. Brad at alien podcast this week in Los Angeles for shows all week. So come out and see me tomorrow at the laugh, factory Friday, the comedy store, and the laugh factory. Thursday and Friday, the Long Beach laugh factory Saturday at the laugh factory and the next Monday at the laugh factory in Brad is in San Francisco on Friday, June. Seventh at cobb's comedy club in San Fran June seventh. Go see Brad tickets. Brad Williams, comedy dot com. All my ticket, and vote atom. Ray comedy dot com, of course. Give my album read the room out on Amazon Google play. I tuned Spotify wherever you get audio about last night, podcast dot com for passing president apps in alien merch shop at them. Ray dot com for Adam Ray merge. And it makes us them scribe on I tunes or Spotify wherever you get podcast because we got so many great EPs coming up, we got, John damange, yo, the voice of bender from futurama, the super trouper guys, Kevin Heffernan, and Steve, lemme, as well as Adam Devine, and Pete Lee, and most of us in your so stay tuned. All right now, then we got the tour dates Twitter handles emerge info out of the way sit back, relax and enjoy a brand new episode of the about last night podcast with our buddy John ridden at s-k-y. Well, the weekends overran this time Chad. Kitchen. Chew. So why don't you sit down? All breakfast. Data. For. This is about. Come on. Intrigue is bad. Oh come on three to seven. So come on, and treat yourself ragging. Second. Yeah. Dude. How dare you? Yeah. Dude, I three pivotal scenes that jaylo herself said were pivotal. Come on. Yeah. Come on. Talk about it on the Mike. Watch jaylo stories or not to be left on the cutting. I gotta watch it. Yeah. I mean she watch it anyway, just because it's a lo rom com year to jaylo rump. Come, how did I not know this? I don't know. I didn't do press for it. When you're in a Clooney's Lou show, you don't do press, when you got four lines and three scenes, although it was supposed to be two lines in one scene. Addition for this role. Did you snap auditioned for this role for sure? Well, now now we have this is he works in the office. No. He's one of the technician the lab technician helps jaylo make some cream for people's face off that could be interpreted differently. Sorry to make that kind of joke in front of your mother, John. She loves by the, by the way, you always come bearing gifts in the forms of people. That's true. That's true. Last time. I brought Jake. Yeah. Bringing my mother. Yes, I, I'm taking it up in this. Next time you come in your wife. I'm married. Yeah. But you will be to make that happen. Okay. Fine. That's going to be the selling point to the girl. You're dating is hey, man. We, we really got to settle this, this up because I'm doing Adam umbrella. And I promised yet can we go by that? Vegas drive-through wedding thing going on just matched on gender. But if we can speed this yet. Yeah, you're you're days of the online dating are, are no more. No more and more now I gotta I'm living with a gal now, you're, you're living with her Nash. Okay. She moved in so who knows I might be able to make that happen. All right. So let's go. Let's go full Howard Stern and go. Okay. Okay. So we live with the girl, you live in the girl, does the sex increase. Not how much fucking. That was my first attempt at a Howard Stern precious. I don't know. I liked it. What you could be dating for how long we've been dating for. A little over a year. And we did we matched on one of the apps, which up, Ryan Brier, the celebrity Ashley, I could never get on that weight does. So that lets the celebrity Tinder. She's not a celebrity. It's just I don't know. It's. You're the celebrity. Now, of course, you are horse you are. That's why you're here. When I got on us it out, we're like there's a dating app on us and hell goes, hey, so I can go. Jackson. But it's pretty much. I mean it's pretty crazy. People on there as far as like in, like, A-List celebrities. There were some there's some famous people on the match with, like how he Barry or something like that. I did not. I didn't I didn't need buddy really famous. I matched with, like probably a couple of people on the bachelorette or something like that or the bachelor. Hey, that's fame in some states. Oh, yeah. It's weird. I found out that a girl that I dated right before my wife is now on that. What's it? Mocks paradise island. What that is. That's like bathroom paradise kinda their version of that. But it's FOX, what's a little trashier? So much drop areas and candles straight fucking straight ahead. Hey, welcome to straight fucking this week on. Oh, my fucking big brother was to essentially, I think I think they tried to do that tried to, and then and then people started having, like, debates about racial equality and guys got all we go straight to the fucking. Guys, but we're talking about how the United States has to have agrees. Get the fuck fuck fuck speed this up. Yeah. There's something about that show that has still not registered with me. I guess, just a bunch of strangers living in a house, you love the real world. Yeah. Did. But that was that was when we didn't that was the options. That was the best that was the people were better, the people, I think the real world casting does a better job than big brother air. They're they're casting was always like I mean, I it seems easy and basic now. But like they're always, like, okay, we've found a gay guy and a guy who doesn't like gape. We. What is Jewish and maybe just really Italian tan? We'll find out. We have someone who doesn't believe you should have sex until you're married and. With someone who's booking. With straight Josh Meyers with that. Aide. I got Jimmy legs, y'all. Very good. I'm just doing now. There's would you ever go on a reality show dancing with the stars? I feel like is waiting in the wings for you. That's true. But things. If I do well enough some point and then not well for a while. Yeah. That's when you do it seems. I guess they do got to a place where you do need that arc. You can just say, do something bad to feel like an ended up on dancing with the star. Yes, you're just be like a pseudo celebrity, who gets pulled over for, you know, listen, I'm on Cam over famous for that. And then you get a urinated on the cob while singing the baby shark and it was a guest star. Sheldon my dick out. Playground that everybody knows why name right? Exactly. And you'll be clear. This is go. Yes. Oh, yeah. The podcast in the middle. So, so where was the park, John? When you took your dick out and, and let's be honest. This is the podcast where you've come to apologize for taking your dick. No, no, no. John John is very easy. Ruin your career. You know, did you find is that there was like, you know, people ask comics all the time, like after the Louis thing, like you know, do you feel now frayed to talk about? Like, did you feel any of that backlash or any sort of apprehension to talk about something that you might feel like could be perceived as not even just to edgy? But like where you're like, all right. The audience, maybe people need to. More time like the time he took her takeout like were you hesitant to talk about that at all? I should've been whereas my dig rats. There's a whole production when he has to take out the go down. God, I need a systens. Yeah. I can't I can't just drop an extra hand you the assets too big the pants. Don't can't just fall. If I had a nice flat asshole, you just need. Tearaways. I mean I need I need tearaways. And then I need that one song playing don't that, that, that, that, that, that. What's happening? You don't jump into the bedroom. My pulling off tearaway sweats. I mean, I think I should now mix it up a little should be a whole production. Hey, have you ever seen the movie bring it on? Let's reenact that dancing right now. All little people. Enough people like call in that doesn't happen on the podcast people. Right in. Oh, yeah. You'll do it. Oh, I'm gonna be I'm gonna be having a gofundme page. He goes, go for the money for the fund. My sex tearaway pants has there been a dwarf. Bring it on like even porn parody. Or remake in the works. I ask them on ESPN three you know, cheerleading championships has ever been a listen, man. We got some stuff in the works. I was at I was at a meeting last week. And now see, here's the thing tossing that scares now that game of thrones is done. We are all vying for that top dwarf spot. Dink Klages out. You think we're all just all fighting. We're all fighting now because we're like, oh, the king is dead. There needs to be a new king right now. It's me and we man were neck and neck. But you never know there could be a dark horse dwarf, which is a great name for a racehorse. Doc cars door left side dot squad. I wouldn't put money on them. The dark orange. Have you ever been on horses? You seem like a guy that would would get invited to go do that. Not know anything about it, and make the rich guys laugh. And then they ended up like giving you a lot of play on my mother's here. We went horseback riding a horse bedding. Yeah. Horse bent on going to, like the emerald downs or the older chill down Sergio downs. Julian McCullough once I can I open for him in Minnesota. We went to a track. I vaguely remember when I was the same that was the same week. I gotta sit down. So I don't really there were slightly bigger. Remember the horse part? Yeah. Exactly. By the way. Thank you for being our first guest in the new digs, man. Looks great. Did I mean you're coming together but popping cherry? I love what you've done with the vice. I now know you were in second. For that made fresh cream for jail. You now know we're sponsored by a Koi CBD again. Look at that you can get your sponsor by them. Yeah. We can get the best in the biz teachers creams. I may have made in second act. In. Why do they jaylo was smiling so much in that movie? Is just getting wasn't high because there's no THE in it. Yes, they're combing. And but it's an important distinction. Now letting the last time I saw you. Yeah. I didn't know this was a part of a press tour. I just thought your friends with the coach from Friday night lights. Kyle chandler. Well, no. Well, so we Kyle Chandler is like look in catch, twenty two. Yes, your, your new show on Hulu and Hulu, and he lives in Austin, Texas. Okay. So I told him I was coming down there for show. Yeah. Mom coming. All right shows. And so I'm so nervous. Because I got coach. I'm a huge red nights fam-. Yeah, I grew up watching what you love about it. I mean you're reenactment of the big game on Conan was like priceless. And I feel like in every other episode of that show. Yeah. Yeah. You moment like that it was from that show that I did that man. I did a Friday night lights bit on Conan for those seen it, and then and then Kyle Chandler came to see my set. And so he got to see me do the. Oh now you extra nervous being like this guy that inspired the bit watching the bit one hundred percent. I was really nervous. I really wanted him to be involved in Conan's that to come out share to, like, have a headset on and just come out slow and then that coach move and give me a high. Yeah. Coach move where you put your hands on your knees your like it all comes down to pick up the clipboard. Yeah. So, so Kyle was in the any and I was I mean, we got along onset when that was the most we ever hung out was in Texas when he came. I mean because it was a festival at three shows he came with me to all three shows we took shots in between each in between showed up. I must've got you after your second show because you guys were both really happy. Like I got I'm a fan of the guys. Well, of course these the investigator in wolf of Wall Street and bloodline. Yeah, does all this stuff, and then I'm seeing this guy, and I'm just like look ski coach hanging with coach. I mean I looked up damn so much and interns to hang out with them, and he's a great guy. He's a great. He's everything you'd want Chandler to be like chicks lover. I always get a drink. And he's like, well, let's get the jerky on the menu. There's like beef jerky. Let's order a bit of the jerky, and then we're doing. We're drinking cocktails eating beef jerky at this, like the oldest hotel in Austin, Texas. I'm like, this is does get more Texas than this with Kyle. And he starts telling stories about free nights, and at one point, Gino, he said, you know, there were a lot of fires going on down in Texas while shooting down there, and I volunteered for the fire department while. So I'm like he's coaching. The Dillon Panthers. And putting out fires. He's little did you feel less of a man because I'm feeling like a pussy right now hearing about hundred percent. He had that is that is so gratifying to know that that's what he is. That's what he's doing. You know, even said he goes, he goes, you know, I almost didn't go to the Emmys because of the fires fires that were going on. I was like you won the EMMY and he's like I know could you imagine how good the press would have been in frigging goat cow? Chandler can't be here to accept as ward, too. Busy rescued kitties. Buildup. Did he answer a lot of Friday night questions? Did you like? Well, no. But we want to round town like people would come up because he's like a hometown hero hersher, one of the bars. We got a shot at you went over member, but hose an extra season to remember. Yeah. He's a course. Yeah. Courtesy. Yeah. I was gonna say 'cause he doesn't remember like nobody like an extra watch. I mean, like I don't know if like he watches all of his stuff like that cool of a guy where he's really into the like he like lives on a farm in Texas just trying to keep that feeling like fixing a radio. He's like, somehow restoring a wagon. Just like a nice would finish on that. It's like it's like him in Nick Offerman, just call each other and talk about would, but not in a sexy way. Become sexy guys. I'm working on a canoe right now. Carl, what do you do it easily doing a wagon? And you know, my wagon last man stuff where where I'm like, man Steph. Or I'm like calling people like could someone compete this wall. I can't I'm used so I've never been to a Home Depot. Okay. Do any of that. I can't do I couldn't I couldn't build Legos as a kid would announce on a podcast ever at least lines say could do that. And isn't it funny? How that does translate? Yeah. You put what you Lincoln logs guy or just a straight up. Lincoln like what were you buying? This kid as a child. Barbie plays with Barbie. That's why John has no genitalia, which, which is why he could take his dick out because he just pulled it down. Again dome. By the way, quick, tangent, can you imagine if they ever do just go fuck it like Barbie's got boobs? It's time that can is also bringing something to the party. Yeah, you go ahead and attach a little convenient bean. It's like a little maybe bay when we don't know can't seems like putting puck and put together guy. She'll be packets if he's with Barbie. Are they just Barbies? Got thirty two thousand jobs, doctors veterinarian. She's lawyers also marine cheese. Addict Louis area. Homeless diseases shit that is not what I wanted on the three. Well, thank you for coming in. Bradford Ken, we will not be going in that direction. Okay. Ken? What's he going to be very angry? And third rookie. All right. But. Like it was Colorado, great with fans coming up to him. And just yeah, yeah, he was great. Because people do get aggressive can be a little, you know, self, we get in a fight just now I'm going to run. That was like that made me feel better because I'm like, maybe he's not just a man. He's also like a real gun. He's like we're running. I feel I throw down what see coliseums like the guy where he would be in the fight finish the fight comeback sit down table go. So what were we talking about? You'd have that movie, the glass over says, like we're my drink. Oh. And all of a sudden is up. You wouldn't even chewing. Is he a guy that on the show, you first of all, how did you take us through the process? Yeah. This is it too big show. That's twenty two out of Hulu. I'll say this. I haven't watched a sat down and gotten into a show. And also, I know that all the available, right and can stream all of it now. Yeah. Yeah. I'll accept subs on Hulu. I like the idea of like take your time with the show and looking forward to stop and you have binging, look, I'll probably, you know, I got one and a half apps. And by the way, a show to hook you right away. Like I think there's just so much stuff now we're also ADD like this show from the get-go like the first three scenes are just like everything you wanted it. You get enough Clooney, you get into it all the characters, and you get like action. You know what I'm saying? It's really just like, oh man, I have no option but to watch all of this if it wasn't so late, I probably would have. But again, I liked the idea of, like breaking it up, and I'm going to Seattle this week, and I'm looking forward to like having a night when I get home from shows to watch a couple of more, you know what I'm saying that I love. Yeah. It's an easy watch. It's an easy watch. Every episode is like forty to forty five minutes, the writing is, like writing if you're a fan of like Clooney, when he's in those Coen brothers movie where where captured into that, for sure. And tolerable cruelty type writing where it's just Bobo Bobo. And then this shows view, because the writings, really sweet, Luke Davies and David Michaud, who wrote it, Luke Davies wrote lion. So he's nominated guy. Wrote animal kingdom while okay? Ching. The new movie with Timothy shallow may the king. So were like these guys wrote Geely and airbud six and they just somehow. They, they just clicked collect. They were able to adapt going to roll the dice. Just big World War Two buff. That's that's how they got it. Right. Who would have thought? Would've thought they had airbud Nazi Germany waiting in the wings. That just couldn't get people to jump on board and funded vibe does the golden retriever. To be called cans back. How did you how did you get this part? I send in a tape actually, and that's it. Really, I mean I send it to taper one of the characters in it, and the casting director who I hadn't ever met. Rachel tenor, who I? Oh, so much to and Rick Messina the two of them. I'm so grateful to them because I never gone in for an audition with them on tape a mine. They said you know he's this was good. But he's not ready for this, but he might be right for this guy. Yeah. And they have no they don't need to do that. Right. So many people are trying to get a rare show cause was Clooney already attached at this point. Clooney's attached. It shooting in Italy for three and a half months is so who doesn't want to do this? Everybody wants I was praying that I would get this job. Yeah. Any role on the show. And so I sent it another tape and. Yeah. And then her back shortly thereafter, just hear from Clooney or just from the casting, the Cavs, and Greg there, but it's pretty wild because, you know, that it's Clooney who said, this is the guy hit us on often you he's the guy who think he was just sitting there like Clooney and grant. What's this guy's name? Jane, can you bring me in us? Bresso. W. Just always with him. He's. Yeah. He's bringing ops. That coffee. Yeah. Dude, that's crazy. He signed off on you. That's the first sign of like fuck you, right? Like that's you, you put that in the I don't know if you put that on your resume or walk up on stage so that credit. But maybe you, do you signed off on by Clooney. Dude, that guy literally think of somebody more you can't. That's a in the business that you just like one to have a beer with. He's just be in his world. But then also like, have the approval of right. There's nobody cooler than George Clooney. In Tampa fights hip now asked but then you're probably thinking yourself shooting in Italy. We're probably going to go on the weekends to his house on lake. Vice. Okay. I, I brought to suits with me to the on my trip because I'm not that Clooney would be inviting me, something right? I never. You never invited me to come. But this is funny that I was like we're going to be on a boat. Yeah. I'm going to need a somebody to suit on at least two at least two because I should have run three one day in the in the blue one twice. Yeah. One day, we're going to be in a suit activities, gonna look at me and be like, so you come into with him pastor tomorrow. I am second suit. Invite to the KOMO house. But I wish I am because Chris Abbott who is the lead when to the komo's and when he came back almost of my friend test was there. I was like, who was there. Yeah. I was like, oh, this weekend, it was Bano, Adam Sandler, and Jennifer Aniston, and then another week and it was Sasha baron Cohen, Stephen Colbert. And somebody is that just like the prince I think, so. Wouldn't Queen shack and Tony Robbins. Mary Foote kill. Airy tony. Check. Just to see what? That's amazing. That's just like zeppelin gets the celebrity hotel in Italy. Like, when you're going to be sure to stop by the Clooney's. Yes. Loonies. I mean he's got like a proper. Yeah. Wow. Set up there. I think through the first meet and greet with him because. Yeah, that's a nerve wracking. But also, you know, your because I didn't meet them until I was in Sarb Denia where we shot that in there. Yes. Shot it and Sardinia we share we shot it, dude. So that's a great place. My friend day. The folks have some cash, and we went there after Scotland, we did this fringe festival trip after UC with an alumni group messy, and then my friend was like two hundred come with me and my folks to didn't he on our plane and I was like dating a girl the time and I already been gone for eight weeks. And, and I was like I was like how long does take another two weeks? And I was like, oh boy, and so she's like you really going to not do this. And I was like, I haven't seen my girlfriend a while. She's like is going to marry her. And I was like, I don't think so. Was like. Breaking it down for me. But so did he is one of those like made up Willie Wonka type situations like just clear blue water and mountains coming out of the middle. And like you know, we'd be on, on a Saturday. We'd be on a boat with Kyle Chandler at one point. We like doc in the boat jumping off rocks into the water. I remember one day we were just like on Iraq zig, nothing around, except beautiful ocean water. And then this boat comes out of nowhere like ringing a bell, and it's guys with apper all spritzers July selling it on this boat. And Kyle's, I got it and jumps in like swims. And like get a coach Taylor yet. Brings us a knife in his mouth for no reason whatsoever. It's like when I dive into the water. Yeah, yeah, that's amazing. Yeah. And there was there was a restaurant on an island. The only thing on this island is the restaurant and we would like go there. That's the one thing that Italy, they don't change who they are Italian through. And through. And yes, we, we kinda hinted at it as, if you need any more to watch the show. It's a World War Two show based on the based on the novel, which is where the phrase catch twenty two yom's from was from this novel. I didn't know this, like we have so many phrases in our language that everyone's just kind of assumed that have always been there. But it's like no, they started somewhere in the buck. Yeah, the book was going to be called catch eighteen. And then there was another book coming out of the time with eighteen in the title, publishers were like one age to twenty two more of a ring to it. It does and does. And it's not like like it's catch twenty two it's not like it references like a code or anything like that. It's just it's just a made up thing. Just a made up thing that Joseph Heller came up with this brilliant guy. I was gonna say, because you asked me about my first meet and greet. Right. Right. Very georgia. And we did one on one meetings with him and grant. So we're like the lobby of this hotel in OB ah, which. Is inserted and. Just like pacing and panicking, because I'm like, oh, my kind of where we're like one at a time, like okay you're, you're, you're up on deck, and you just go up there and to talk to them. I just was like freaking out that I was gonna talk to. And I still to this day feel like I never got it right with Clooney. I was just always so nervous around my buddy PICO, who's on the show, went up there in his meeting, all like recapped army, of course, sure. I don't think I just wanted to compare notes. You, you want to. So is there something I shouldn't say or should say, should I bring like I gotta say, it'd be just be funny? Yeah. Oh my God. And he's got a great stories about just everything everything humor, right? Oh, yeah. Oh, yeah. These prank stories so you have to assume that he's got a good sensibility. Yeah. I've, I've a great Clooney store, I'll share but for next time, so John, I want to hear about, of course nobody ever LSU, great Cooney story. Well versus why. So peco's story was that. Oh, you goes up there and Clooney's verse thing, he's like, George pull a chair and peco's. So nervous that he was like a, a man is already been pulled up. And that also makes. Also, the chair hadn't been pulled so. The heavy chair now. Yes, I go into Raga. So we have across the heart also would have accepted, I will pull it up. If you help me, this chair looks heavy, but that's too much and not cool, cool. Yeah. Lift us on my say, George said, I don't think he remembers George. He blacked out to that. And I both try things with sure try to like I hope you heard that story before your meetings, you can be like, well, at least I'm not going to be as bad as that guy. I heard it after it was more to be like, did you do, because I know look, I said anything, you know, I don't think I it would be great, if you guys did say that back to back and didn't know what do you think you think you'd be like you plan this, or you're both fired because I can't handle the similarities. You guys are planning, your chair responses. Have been done that so them. What, what did he like, would you talk about just the show he talked about where we were? Yeah he just was going through where we were shooting in Rome. Because after star January shot in Rome at this place, Shinichi tau, which is where for new shot, most of his movies Lord. Yeah. It's pretty wild and where the shut the show, Rome. I mean it's like an incredible historic magic. So we talked about that. And just like a bit of the a bit of the show, but, like not much, you know, and then I never felt like long enough but yeah, like I got anything and grant has loved went to USC brought that up and. Yeah. Football during the actual filming. How much interacting with them when you're not maybe doing a scene with them? I'm always like aware of where George was at all times. You know, Chris Georgia Leila, Bejarano me because when I was just like watching Kyle and George talk, like like my mouth, my jaw dropped, and he's like, dude. What are you doing? I just like what I couldn't help. Just like you know all these guys, you know. And but, like, yeah, I would go up to George and you know, even if it was something he wasn't directing. I love to like hear his awesome, that's going on. And he always had great input. And always great stories. You know if I ever, I was like you know what was it? Like we're going. David Russell, I was like that motherfucker you know. And then he's got because they got a fistfight on three kings, like they got an a hole fight during the what an extra think like an. An extra was Africa. I forget what, what, what head down down. Exactly. I'll, I'll scrub. I've been on so many sets. I mean dude, he's probably got your stories for days. Oh, yeah. About that at all. He talked about. He told the story about Spielberg guest directed an episode, and he came up to him and he said, you know, if he's not moving your head so much. You could be a movie star. That's right. He does doesn't it doesn't now. He's a movie star, so we can do he can move his. He's doing. He's doing. Overheads welcomed us billboard. Let me say that he's like is. Yeah. He's God, Steven Spielberg told me something like that. The next day on set my head would be at stiff neck brace. Give give gimme scalpels stands like not moving. Like bread your interpretation of Ken. Oh, yeah. You said you had a great story. I want to. Yeah, we're out on the frigging tarmac like shooting a scene like what these World War Two planes. George comes up and like lanes on the, the hood is just like telling us about how he sold CASA migos for a billion dollars. And then does he bring that up casually cares. He goes, what did you say? Oh, that's a funny story. Actually goes. Yeah. Himself first conversation, solicit. Akil. Mentioned Cindy Crawford. Oh, yeah. And her husband is my partner, Gaza amigo. So let's talk about that for a while, George, okay? By the way, I love the stretch and the Jewish show you were trying to give their some sort of Yom Kippur, like I did he pulls out of shape. That's very neat. He goes, what do you guys do? What do you what do you do when you blow chauffeur, take tequila? But I'm done. What's wrong? Oh this tequila tequila. It's out of sight. Movies. If you drink too much, it'll it'll, it'll send you right to the ER speaking of that show, man, so good, Michael Clayton. Okay. I've always said, always, you're telling the story and I forget how it came up, but he was saying, oh, you know, when I was growing up, I got picked on by this guy. Darryl Tucker, always picked on me like you in a small town in Kentucky and. He's like, even when I go home, and he's like I could never stand up to him for whatever reason I could never stand out. I like even when I I let go home as an adult, you know, after the oh, big time Hollywood. Clooney Darryl tiger. It's still on. And then my after he sold CASA migos. He got a call from the mayor of Augusta Kentucky from and said, you know, George just about the most successful man to ever come out of this town. We'd love to honor you and name a street after you, you know, at like whatever they have some event. Yeah. Here and there. Yeah. It's like a town, fair or something. And we'd like to name a street Africa. We were thinking the name change in the name of the street. Your folks are on an Huckleberry whatever you know, he said, does. Darrelle tucker. Still live over, you know, hunting dinner whatever, you know, does does their talkers to live over there. And he's I think I'd like to change the name of that street. Now. Everytime, Darryl Tucker receives a check. Addresses to George Clooney. I. Done. What a yahtzee power play fucking mortal Kombat finishing move doesn't get cooler than you. Now you guys house down. But that's probably too much in. He. At this point that bully has to burn down his own house, just we can move to another street. Including by street to. Now it's Clooney. Forty two George Clooney ways in this town keeps moving. While. I mean that's the ultimate Clooney tale. There would open every, you know, but that's probably in his pinky of tales from the past, you know. Oh, yeah. He's gotta just did he quiz, you about us and L or just your experiences was he talked comedy because he seems like we talked about SNL wants. And I just asked him when he hosted, and it was that was fairly quick chat kind of tell stories. Sure. And that's fine to listen. Yeah. Totally you could really just take out a phone record him. And then later edited in questions and make a podcast. Here's my podcast with George Clooney. Very first episode. I'll bring it. Here's a you guys. Yeah. There you go. And we'll just say, tell us about, and then we'll just sit back. Go and he's got it. You know, it's always like, you know, it was me Matt and Brad. You know, threat pack right. First name staff. Of course now be be honest. I was going to be really difficult thing, which was cooler for you working with George Clooney on your new show. Catch twenty two now now available on Hulu or doing goat, yoga in Austin tax. I have to say. Clinically that call from my agent. There's nothing like that. And it was on speakerphone my friend was there MC goat yoga? Mood participated. Seed it call for my agents assistant because not important in my agent. The agent doesn't make the goat yoga calls. Favorable with goat is the first question. I think I was like yoga please like yoga. I'm like, sure, yeah. Please tell me responded with. I think I said, they dropped you said, who doesn't? Probably a little too much. John. This is serious something our agency is dealing with more often than you. Dry here. It's not bad. You know. Cheap. Okay. And you are. Animal noises. Whatever I didn't know the do. Says the difference between the animal they feel different so John from the inside. So what we're saying is. One's way tighter. So we're saying is. Goats do yoga. That's the winner the winner. Perfect. Wait. Is that what you're doing yoga and they're just sitting around you or the goats doing yoga with you, or you're sitting on a goat? How are they involved, so there's yoga and then goats are walking around and then get on people's backs and stuff? They just naturally will have on your back while you're like massage or just as the thing. Now just to walk around is calming. I'm having a tough time understanding why you need them there. It's just distracting. And then they wanted me to end see it. Right. So doing a show in the middle of the day, hard already tell right? Performing at goat yoga impossible with that. With that. So distracting, like I'm not saying it's like ten minutes into it. And I was like, do you guys want me here, like oh, yeah. The Mike shirt over there, Julie's. So do I start to I lead the Clinton what who pays attention? Doing well the yoga teacher was killing mostly my roasting measure, like you're gonna say something funny chain. We're going to take it to a sun. Salutation. To your. The you have like goat puns that she was killing you with, like, I think it would behoove you again this position. That's. She had a cover that's bad for. It was there like, not knowing what to do with myself. But that was a real conversation from all the shit agent. My agents assistant, asking does it to me. And then I was like, well, how much are they paying like nothing? And I was like, all right. Sure, I guess so I was like, do they ask anybody else? I know you're the first choice and my. But hey, you got some incredible Instagram photos. Sure. Yeah. And you got to do something like that for the material for the experience and you've never been one to shy away from like, you know, not saying yes to new things, you know, I tried to say to helps for the stand a bit about it. Oh man. I shouldn't have said. Yes. Of course. Sure. But those terrible gigs are the best story. Yes. That's when, when we all get around and talk a comedy clubs or at festivals. We're, we're not telling stories about the time we killed in front of the whatever it's like no we're telling the stories about. Oh, yeah. Have you ever done a daytime show when your audience is goats on their more? He wouldn't beat this one. That's true. True. Yeah. I mean, the bowling alley in muskegon, Michigan that I performed that I oh, you mean you've been I'm going back. Got you couldn't get book it, go yoga take it easy. Listen, probably pack it out back it out. We did two sold out shows last time but yeah. Very quarterback. I mean, did you tell them the goats were opening up for you? The go kill. I can't believe you said you've done it. You've done it on going back time I ever got chased, off stage chased chased and the same woman chased me off stage twice. She came to the first show on the second show shoe, so hammered, she forgot offended. I love that the first time of pet so much the same jokes. Same jokes, Dan, Trump's stuff, and this was before the election. Yeah. Well, this is all very late. I think we lost because of Michigan muskegon you know, I think it was like big mistaken might voted blue. But Michigan was. I said, I knew, you know, because of that my show with the bowling alley. They could tell they were militant. They were pissed. Trump jokes chase off city. It's not fair like now, how does this situation developed, so you make the joke and does she get up just like not Ted AA or like run after you or what happens there? I remember she had her rum and cokes like stacked like trophies. Yeah. Exactly good son. I just forget, as you passed out. He go Jason. Here's and I think it just happened. It was a couple of years ago. Now, I can't quite remember about it. And I tried to forget it, you kind of blocked out, so throw up on the front lawn. I Hampton mozzarella. It was a rough I give we're going back and the green room is just the guy's office, which had dirty undies on the floor. Well, that's, that's initiation that those green rooms are always the worst one. It's like we don't really have a green room. You can sit in my stepdaughter's call back. Got a heater. Gator why she in the car. CD player. Grumble and easier. Down every day. That's questions for my mother. I mean, well, here's now this up and I want to do a part to with your mom full full on at the desk. You know that's why I been best. We'll to if you're, if you're going to be here, and we won't see on Mike on the table. Say hello. She could anonymous sounded more like a Jewish mother with the Hello. Hello, full on at the table, a good. Yeah. That's we need some everything you need to know. How long are you here for talking art? Okay. And when you come back. Nor when we when we fly, her first class, and she comes cast did rhythm. And I'll be married by then. Yeah. Yeah. And we'll just have. And we'll just have questions about little John. Yeah. That's right. Oh my kid to. No no, the rap. We talk about the rapper the whole time. Because we know that she's an expert. About little guy. Castro many to stream and right now. Yes. Yes. Check it out yet. Go back. Watch your set on Conan. It was brilliant. Barstool sports, re tweeted something. Quarterback awesome. Yeah. Which was great about that. I talk about working with Clooney on the couch. And I got some fun couch stuff. I do talk show host bit with him. Yeah. That was my favorite. I'd take the after that, that was just so like any couch with Conan is the best. And when you can make him laugh and like he just took it on. He was like, yeah. I do do all that. Yeah. I mean that was the best. I was freaking out. Thank you for texted me. Oh, dude. Text you about second hack. I feel like well that's what we're gonna bring you for. Manchester. Djalo can dig cream. You can't hear me. Episode jaylo can typically. Oh this now. Never do the everybody. We'll be right back. Everybody. It's me. Tony danza. 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A Second Wedding in Wyoming, Royal Renovations, and Beach Read Recommendations | Jam Session

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A Second Wedding in Wyoming, Royal Renovations, and Beach Read Recommendations | Jam Session

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We also would like to talk about George Clooney's and Barack Obama's vacation in abroad, and yield Europe. It's like celebrity lake yachts. Sure. Sure. Yeah. Yeah. I didn't even know whether it's really there's a boat. There's a boat involved, seafaring, water fairing. And then the hills is back briefly discuss that and lastly mostly forward to this. We're gonna talk about some of our summer reads. We are indeed. I'm pretty excited. Let's begin with Carly Kloss Josh Kushner's affair, like, in terms of party, a share a fat in Wyoming. Yes, we're all the. Cool kids, go to party. So back in February, or March was it is apparently in October two thousand as NATO. Yes, they were married in October. Holy shit day. That's appalling. Wow. I feel really shook by that news. Okay. It's not your fault because one would assume that if we're going to have a second celebration for your wedding. You do it within. I don't know three four five months like it's been. It's been basically a calendar year. So some crucial in feather purse wedding was like an upstate New York outside of the city. This second affair was in Wyoming, which is really difficult to get to it. I suppose say, I'm categorizing, both of these as destination weddings. Sure, I'm categorizing them as destination obligation events. I think you can only have one wedding. I'm just going to put that out there. I will give like a special dispensation to the civil ceremony and the party in Europe or whatever. But basically, you, you have one winning you. You've just got one. Yeah. Whose Instagram brought this year tension? No instagram. I because I feel like I've done a great job of creating the nonsense in my Instagram. I feel like Derek blasberg is the original offender here. Uh-huh. And isn't many ways, like the original offender to I'm negative on this, in case you can't tell for a couple reasons, Derek blasberg is I will try she sort of I think someone put it best that he's like the Truman Capote of our generation except she doesn't. Right. And so there's that, that I thought that was gonna he is kind of like a media figure that has a fixed himself. He started kind of in the fashion world, and then has become like, quote, best friends with a lot of celebrities. And he is always. Been closely associated with Carly class. He's super Gawker two thousand six to me. He's the kind of person that like when media Bjork media gossip was first popular on the internet. He was like a key figure. Yes. And because I think that's also where the center of power was at that time or the center of rich people power, sorry, very different from the center of our. And he is then, like migrated to Instagram. And his interim is now just like a ridiculous namedrop e but, like photo Joppy version of celebrities, and he kinda acts as a connector as best I can tell I looked he doesn't even work for. I think he works for YouTube thing. That's correct. Yes. Which is like one of those things where I think he was like hired so that YouTube can say that they're associated share some elite lines in his book, Kapiti page. Yes. Including during college went down. You Derek blasberg worked the model agency. Elite model management writing bios for the models. So that's kind of his that's his first entree into the model world of which Carly class. Still very much part of. Yeah. He seems to me kind of, like, I think there's a younger character based on him the guy that they go to their gossip, I like kind of like similar Sudanic blasberg time. Yeah, I was going to compare them to like all of the NBA assistance like the climates the guy, there's a famous person and then a guy who's just kinda in their in their wake being like the board room or whatever. And that seems he just of attached to everyone. And he really always he has been the most closely attached car class, I believe they're both from Saint Louis Missouri or something there. And she is definitely coasted on her fame for a long time. So in this case, I guess that he would it's not surprising that he was there. And it's not surprising that he was at Ceram think everybody else who's there? It's maybe not surprising. But I think less of them for going they came to my attention. L. Cohn bronze? Yes. Graham at tracker very closely, as you know, and I saw the same photos being posted over and over again. It's sort of, like, I'm curious, what the approval process was like, was sort of like a blanket. You can show yourselves and like X people in the state of homing, but no other specifics because most of the specifics have come from Carl classes, Instagram, ourself. Yes, I assumed that there was like a top down guidelines for what you can share. And when you can share it, and I am sure that one of them includes that you may not include Vonk Trump and Jared Kushner, inner photograph their zero photos, except for the ones that they post to Instagram themselves. Right. But they are very consciously eliminated from all other photographs at cross all other social media, I was really hoping that they hadn't been invited. Yeah. It seems like they were Jared Kushner space is just the most one of those punishable faces I've ever seen. It's. But I think what's interesting, everyone who else who's there, Katy Perry, Orlando bloom, a Wilk fest to Katie, like Mila Kunis, Ashton, kosher, Derek blasberg who's not really politically inclined, but a lot of people who have spoken out politically, and who are aligned with having some sort of social image were also there with Jared Kushner in vodka Trump. And I understand it's like you go to your friend's wedding, and I understand, like rich people don't really care behind the scenes, but it's a real illustration that rich people like don't really care in the seats. Agreed. Yeah. They're just sort of like, and it's not a great luck. Rich, stay rich. Yeah. It's, it's tough. I mean, I guess the counter that tha that is like the sort of centrist. Well, I reach across the aisle. I've got friends in both sides. But I don't feel that way in this in this polar as it's a tough time like this wedding was happening while the headlines about the, the children's camp you have happening the same weekend like no it's fine. They can be brothers. Like I've really just I. Think less of this whole situation. I completely agree with you. It's tough pill to swallow, what's the most surprising guest attendee to you, Wendy, dang. Oh, yeah. It's actually not surprising because she in Vancouver were close friends. I am surprised that Wendy, dang is still hanging on at somehow has been transferred still gets to be friends with Carly class. Very strange. Yeah. Very strange. I was on surprised by meal, kunas, national Kutcher another in this gang I guess, Ashton Kutcher, like the, the mister pop shifts. And, and Josh Kushner, our friends, I suppose, I guess business, you know who else, surprising, Princess Beatrice, super surprising. Yeah. What do you think that connection is probably New York? Right. Because that's where she lives. I think it's Michinoku, who was also there show. Also, who is the issue show, British. Yes, is, she's sort of the British, Dirk glassberg kinda. But she has her own fashion line. If you follow it. No, because she's constantly modelling. Her clothes, right? But it's chicken read did the fashioned line come before all of her fancy friends, or did the fashion line become because of her fancy friends. The best thing that ever happened to me. No news, the wedding, Harry and Meghan. She goes front and center for all those pictures now in our talking about her because we know who she is. I forgot me she was there. That's kind of like the scooter also I mean, to me, it's like the scooter Braun. Yeah. Mike Hass, of course, that kind of they're like, overlapping spheres of influence Alexia that cultivates ultimate influence platform, to like let you know, they're gang right of people who on each other's yachts, and then Mary other and also apparently start business lines, Wyoming tough. I would I would do you have to use in Wyoming, is it really necessary? Also probably was cold, like if I'm taking a trip in June. I don't want it to be called. I mean I agree with you completely, as you know, also there's just in June. I needs to be swimming, I suppose there's a lake or something there. But it's not really swimming weather. I guess the one thing for it is that it is, you can control paparazzi and show it like you can actually close often, Wyoming, Montana cetera. What did you think of Carly classes party dress with off the shoulder kind of I don't know? To me, it looks like a bed skirt refashioned. Address but to curious what you think about it. I think it's fine. I mean she can literally wear tablecloth and make it look. That's her job, and I suppose it's quote in fashion right now. The group pictures are all pretty lame because everyone is, you know, taking the prairie theme quite literally and also like pray dresses, have been sort of in fashion for a while. But they all just look like they're wearing, you know, more expensive reformation dresses together and their hair's all the same. It's really it's tough when it's a large party. And everyone is all looks exactly the same. It's like dress the same way it's sort of self-incriminating how I felt about it also. Ellie Goulding being there. I guess that's another mission. No new sort of brain connection. Yeah, it's weird. And then Katy Perry and LA Golding, but no Taylor swift. Yeah, that's interesting. I guess that's just not. That's just over that seems fine. I just really wonder what it what it was. We'll never know. Even we will. No probably not because they are both so adapted controlling their while Carly classes quite adept at putting image into the world. I think Taylor swift is less and less adept at that. But she's not forthcoming, so no, she certainly certainly not while we're on the topic of Princess Beatrice in LA, Golding Golding to British people. Let's talk about this horror that's occurred for the British taxpayer, Meghan, Markle, and Harry Prince Harry of England. Sorry, the Duke of Sussex. They moved out of Kensington Palace two more cottage, which is in Windsor for more space. But also, it's alleged that there's been a rift between Harry and will, and as a result, the renovation of college cost three million dollars three million pounds. Sorry, even more dollars if our British had pest would you? Yeah. I mean, this is kind of a literal is Asian of the arrangement. Existed for a very long time. Sure. And they act as ambassadors and you know, bring in tourism, and all of that stuff, even the people who are criticizing this, or like the Royal family does pay for itself. But it is it is jarring when the costs and what they actually get away with its our five renovation. I mean I agree with you and the point that's critics are making like they could have just moved into an apartment was that was ready because the renovation it's Larry, they just had to make a new house. Yeah. Like litter, they were five individual houses, and they had to put in, you know, new roof new floors, bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchen and I'm like, okay, what else is left? That's it. That's the whole house. So, yeah, they did just get a brand new house off the taxpayer. I, I mean it's really it's really screwed up. This is the whole concept of the real is pretty screwed up. When you think about it like this, I know it is kind of, it's their job to believe. In the public eye, and as an then they get free houses as a result. It's really weird. Yeah. Really makes sense. I was thinking about this. It's just when the Queen you know, who is lovely or whatever dies, can you in? Good conscience. Imagine twenty twenty five being like sure will crown new king of England. Like what it's so strange. It really is so weird. And this is like this is what's so strange about it is just like her to do what king of what why? Right. And then what is the purpose of it? And why do we need to pay for your like floating floor on the kitchen? Do you know what that is, by the way? No, I don't I don't either. They everyone seems very mad about the floating floor that they installed in cottage. And I'm not really sure what it is. I guess a floor above another floor because the old floor is two older something if you understand what this is please, let me know, interesting apparently per competed, or first installation method doesn't mean to nailed or glued down, which they were doing that here at our office, where there's ramp. And construction happening. Yeah, just a lot of lobs for Meghan. It's not I feel bad for her. The other thing is last week. There was a foundation that the Fab Four started together last year. And it's like a ready kaput. That was very strange Jerry just let it with her. Plenty of people have like shell foundations that nothing what are they needed to, like, formally close? Bad planning. I'm blaming the flunkeys for that. I agree. You should be able to manage this better. I completely and also just not make announcements about it. Yeah. Five million dollar renovation though, gotta have high tastes. Exactly. He's gotta respect. Did you see this? Apparently she hired this so ho- how the so ho- farmhouse designer Vicky Charles assured did. I mean sounds great. I was loved to take a tour of cottage, too. I mean, I guess there will be on display. But one day, it will be do you think so? Yeah. I think maybe they'll do photographs at some point. Yeah. Remember the plan to shut them off to Africa. They're like they're going to three or tour of Africa after the baby is born so offensive, maybe maybe. That offense. It's happened. They'll be an opportunity to show us photos, who's to say that would be great. Are you ready to move on? Yes. We're gonna talk about George Clooney and Barack Obama's plumbing disaster. But first, let's talk about Matt cosmetics. Mac powder? Lipstick is the moisture Matt lipstick of your dreams. It's Matt reinvented. Max new Matt formula feels weightless instantly. Hydrates doesn't dry out your lips. It was originally developed at the backstage trend for a soft matte. 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Every summer and sometimes more often towards Clini go Staley and this year, he was joined by the one and only Barack Oba. Yes. So the buys kinda did it a Mediterranean, swank, God bless them. So many people are doing Mediterranean, swing right now. It's true making my head explode, I'm so jealous. I am as well, especially since it's still not summer in Los Angeles. I would like my money back care, and I would like my money back. It does suck. I weigh the Obamas. You know, as befits to people who were president, first lady, the United States, while have been. They were in the south of France. They had launched with bottle, and then they moved onto, like KOMO. They went north. They moved away from the Mediterranean to a lake but there is still a boating experience, and we're hanging out, George Clooney, and Amal Clini, and then, well, I suppose we should say the drama that happened before I believe they went to Italy. Also. Tend to George Clooney event, which was the Clooney foundation for Justice. Before they arrived. There apparently was a plumbing issue. And this is from the Daily Beast via Corriere della Serra. When heater Clooney household things out of hand and this woman pool was half full the water was like ice. Clooney hit asses bodyguard Giovanni to call this guy, Dante who spoke the newspaper and he said, I arrived, and they're all upset you find says to me hurry up hurry up. And then he had to get to work immediately. He was able to sort out the bomber and fixed the drain, but it was a near disaster. Right. But then he is sorted out the pool. And then clearly came out in a quote, sweaty cost me goes t-shirt to take a selfie, but the plumber sue this plumbers having a great time. Great, can you call pool technician of a plumber? Is that what I guess, in Italy, you know, this wonderful question, you know, you are an expert for all drains. This would be I know everyone's being like this is so silly, but it would be disaster. If you go all the way to Italy for vacation in the summer and you can't wall. Vacation take special time. You want things to be right. This George Clooney have the best life of any living human. It's pretty good like whose life would be better. He gets to do ever projects. He wants doesn't seem to care that no one ever likes them. Watches them to. No, I have not. He seems like he has a wonderful wife who's, like a substantive lovely woman. They've got kids that homes in London. Late coamo California, New York. Like they just they hang out the Obamas. He's a billionaire. He has so much money that he gives his friends duffle bags full of cash. And he was on our as one of the hottest TV doctor time question. Sure. I think all that's true. So why does she still do commercials to keep that money coming in to keep Alexander Ella? Flush with cash for the forcing you doesn't didn't get honestly five hundred million dollars from Cosmas. Yeah. Literally. Yes. So I can't you best that is aren't aren't returns on that. I know people are like I've got enough. I'm done here. I don't think it's that I guess, that's how you stay rich. My question is just why the spread so commercials. Specifically. I don't know. They don't even air here. So they do they do. Recent ports event and it was a new one and has like this is still happening. Nestle just owned so many things. Now it's crazy. They own part bluebottle, they just, it's, it's a while anyway, to Jewish in the pool is fixed shot out to the pool. Technicians lash plumber. I'm glad he got his selfie. And frankly, I'm glad that there was not ruined. I think that if you're going on vacation, you deserve to have a go while I don't want anyone to have negative vacation even the Obamas or the clueless. I'm just so joust everyone who's just hanging out in Europe and the Mediterranean, only thing that I've been telling myself to feel better about the fact that I don't have plans to go to the Mediterranean. This number is that it's really crowded right now. And that could be a negative. It is true like in let's be honest. Not a lot of beach space, just realistically. That's very true. It's gonna be summer here are summer goes on October. Yeah. All we find myself right now. Is that all the people on vacation right now? Are they have children? Yeah. And so it's like school's out. And so you have to go on vacation. Exhausting baking kids. Yes. Son vacation, so we're it might not eat enjoying August, when they are like the kids are back at school because school starts in the middle of August, which is just cruel. That's Justice for kids. We are cutting. We've got here yet, then, you know, we'll have a nice time, and there will be more space than the beach. You're right. A pay good note. Next the hills back returned. I was extremely dismayed to find out. It was one hour long episode. I presume alert that. Oh my God. Amanda, it's, it's long. So I tried watching it. And I turned it off. I like what was the moment what you're like, okay? Now not right now. I honestly just the beginning three minutes trailer. Yes, this is uncomfortable. Original hills first of all two thousand six ish. So it was different a different era of reality TV. We were less jaded, but technical part of the appeal it was a trifle. It was so frivolous in silly, and fun in like. Yet, Lauren just as like just, you know, crying with mascara running down, her face it, just the ultimate Jackson vision of high melodrama, and like low commitment, or you know, they actually go together, I suppose, and it was a great, great delightful show that influenced the whole generation of people how about Los Angeles. I think this show is a Downer incredibly depressing. It's so depressing that Heidi and Spencer, the most likely people on it early the least, like bummer. They're like we love each other guy. Other. That's good. Adriana is going through a terrible divorce. And she just, like, I think a lot of people on this feeling. So this is my life at thirty three. This is not what I imagined Brody is married, and obviously not thrilled with Mary life. Stephanie Pratt has a new face Michel Barton is like I don't know out of the wilderness. Yeah. Franko got it was probably like, maybe the most successful of the group of like Brody Jenner, perhaps because he has like several. Club, essentially, you went from like club promoter to like club, partial owner, it just seems like such a Downer. It's crazy. Yeah. So it's a bit like you know how like the people who are the kings and queens of high school, like you worry about them like you peak in high school, then the rest of life is. I mean, just mathematically, if you peak at seventeen than things are not going to go as well for the rest of your life, and it has that vibe for sure. And also like your thirties. Our realtor them you're twenty gas, but it is like a lot of people who peaked early and in unusual ways. It doesn't just like impossible to have birdie, John. Oh, by the way, new person on the show is Tommy Lee, and Pamela Anderson, son. Okay. His name is Brandon Lee. I didn't know who he was. And then Pamela Anderson psalms up, so just, just f way. Oh, gosh. Shows, okay. But like Brody doesn't sit down talking to the camera where he's like oh, yeah. And then my dad came out and now as Caitlyn and. That just can't be a sidebar that can't be a sideline. It's pretty bizarre. It's also just like Brody is entangled in, like the biggest celebrity family, probably since the Kennedys, maybe even bigger like just in terms of global reach as a result of social media. And it's like so we are just having a vestige of that, but it's not really going to be addressed in, frankly, the shows boring and depressing. None of these people are actually friends. It's super stage. The cliffhanger is that they're having at the end of the episode is at Frankie is throwing a welcome home party. Stephanie Pratt who moved to London where she's famous for being a big brother like a million times. And it's like how are spending high gonna deal Stephanie being back? And then they pretend like Stephanie and Michel Barton, like, really close friends from back when they were like doing clubbing together in their twenties. The other like really raw moment is Stephanie says to me show Barton, that she was arrested because she overdose while shoplifting. And Michel has like which came first the overdoses living incessantly I don't know. And it's just really it's very dark. These people's lives have been filled with challenges and arrests and significant setbacks since they're last on TV. So I will say I'm asking you this, because you're the reality expert it's all dark, and I was like, so it was brutal. And I just had to turn it off. Maybe I'll come back to this. But there isn't argument that there is a reality show to be made. That is like actually about the aftereffects of famine and reality TV fame, and the hills are like a case study, and like they have their raw material here, but it seems like they are not making that type of show, and it seems like instead they're trying to just pretend like everything is okay. Yeah. I don't understand. I guess. I guess they're trying to go for the hills. Like aesthetic thing, but instead of pivoting the show to what people's lives of accomplish trying to round back. Yeah. Kind of a Salva for what I'm TV's. Yeah. I, I mean, I was just thinking dealer beach club, which as well which is canceled because it was sort of the same situation where they were just kind of, like remember this person from this exact time, and like partying, and everything's great. Everything's great now. And the show was, like both boring to watch and no one really wanted to watch it. And it kind of seems like that will be do you think that there is a way to make a good version of the hills right now with these people, not with these people it was in the answers, enter paroles? But now these people crucially also bring that up because the two EP of the show are Doug Ross Alex Baskin, who are the EPA of Vanda paroles and the real housewives Beverly Hills. So they're kind of like the chroniclers of TV Los Angeles at this point, but this show. Just is very different. And the cast dealing with this really different and it's just not as active. I kind of like a little interested to watch to see how their style affects what the show becomes because they're so used to like the fabricated event that you plan your show around. Right. But the visual aesthetic is really different. I mean it's like it's kind of like classic hell's going to be Adam develop. Liz Gately type of stuff, you know, and it's just like the to actually don't go together. Very well. Yeah. Do you think it can get better like do you can reality because this is the first episode right? Yeah. So the producers kinda see what they've got and where everyone is. And then make changes. Yeah. So one thing is also like infects watching this is that it's come out that the, the regional hills production made them like redo lines and scripted storylines, quite a bit to everything I watched I was like is this real like what Israel here, because the main storyline one of the main storylines episode is that Justin Bobby and Adriana like go back on a date in Andrea says this might not be true. But I think it is true, she says to Stephanie and Whitney that one of the first people to reach out. To her. When the news of her divorce broke was just in Bobby, and I was like, is that true? Like I need to know. And so I think part of the problem is it with the hills because it was so popular. There's been so much post mortem afterwards. It's very difficult to believe what you're seeing. And so to your answer to your question, like can't get better. I think that's really hard to overcome. Okay. I mean I agree with you. I, I have no desire to turn this episode back on the other just kind of like, as I don't need it to come back because I can any that have about these people. Thirty answered is answered, but it's just I can also follow it on Instagram. You know, like anything that I actually want to know about these people who were briefly in my life in two thousand six thousand eight different impasse ity is like, really available. So I don't need to sit down and watch the TV version. But also, it would feel more authentic. See them interacting on Instagram like four Instagram, like an TV show. I actually think that would be better and you're watching, like four minutes at a time of like a meal with raise people wherever, but I guess that would work. TV. No. Yeah. Definitely definitely not. All right. Don't watch the hills. But maybe read some books this summer. Let's talk about the books reading Amando. Yeah. I'm really excited. I I've been a negative Nancy on this podcast. I feel sometimes sometimes you just gotta tell. The truth shirt my other truth is that I am really excited about the list of books that I have lied up for the summer. I haven't even read them yet. Let's run through your your title. Yes, we should say we started this because you were telling me about the book that you're reading right now off Mike right before we started still on the pod. Okay. What talk about that? She has it inspired the beginning of my list. I just really was longing for a low stakes like middle brow book. I mean that was like such love, like for me that as a compliment, and that led me to the lovely Barbara's bookstore in Chicago, where it was over the weekend. If I purchased the Italian teacher by Tom Rachman, and he wrote, the imperfection est, which was kind of sensation like, I think our onto hundred ten it's a series of India. It's about different. Journalists working at, like International Herald Tribune type of newspaper in Rome. And I really enjoyed that memory on Cape Cod. In fact, a summer read, man, this is about a guy named pinch who has his bothers like a semi famous artist. And it's about this kid like trying to show, his father's standards. And then like preserve his legacy. And it goes from Rome to Toronto to London to France, and it's really great. I I'm like, I'm loving it and I feel bad that I call it middle-brow. It's really good. It's like it's a ball. It's, it's like the definition of readable, literary fiction, which is like a whole category publishing, and I just like I'm really enjoying it. Like, you know, it's not related to world politics. No one's really mentioned anxiety in it. There's no which, by the way, every single character in the hills did refer to their own anxiety. And it just it was like it was very it was jarring have enough on my own. I don't either xactly this, yes. Book is like free of that. It's, it's a lot about ego, and like family. And art our world. And I'm just like absolutely loving it. It's like a mentally readable. It feels like a more elevated than like a lot of typical beach reads, and I am also has really great description of the streets of Rome, and I- fantastic. So highly recommended. That sounds great I had I have not read the perfectionist. So I just put that on the top of it. So it's really fun. One of my list of the projectionist, which I will be reading I will do a book report on this later. I'm just going through the the lineup that out of this another novel this morning, just based on it. New York Times book review that it's, so it's called the most fun. We ever had. Oh, that's good by Claire Lombardo. I have not read it, but it is about four sisters. It's like a multi generational saga of four sisters who live in Chicago. Oh, great. It seems great. And it was also blurb by Rebecca MCI wrote the great believers, which I'm reading right now. It's early. I recall Kate nibs, really like in that book. Yes, I'm kidding than someone else. Maybe Jacqueline Kanter also ringers Fers that one. I am. I'm really enjoying it. I'm told it's really sad. But I'm gonna I'm gonna make it. I am. Glad that you mentioned the blur because those mean so much may I will read any book, that's eighty Smith has blur, gorgeous ally. Came to Sally, routing actually and the author blurb means more to me than the credit because it's tells you who they targeted pre yellow -cation. Their endorsement, and like how they're positioning the book, I completely agree, though. I often feel really guilty about it because you're a sucker for their marketing. Well, because the blurbs machine is like a really you have to beg people. And it's like the uses a lot of the author's time it uses a lot of the blurb time and also, it's become like a favor who you know, kind of contest and like, think of other people who can't get his eighties Smith, blurb, or can't get a Kate Atkinson, blurb, which is kind of what I'll read though I got burned by that there was one by quit that book, like ten minutes in. I don't even remember what it was called. But, but I agree that it if there is a certain author who I really love who slapped on the front of their cover. I will by no questions asked. Even though I know that, that is like book marketing, pulling on me, but I okay fall for it anyway. Worked for me this morning. So we'll see. I haven't purchased it yet, but I'm going to okay, so I have I'm taking office excited, and I have four book. Like marked off already. And these are my beach week book rates. I'm not allowed to read them until then, because it's really important that I saved for the prime reading experience. Okay. Are you ready? Yes. Summer of sixty nine by Ellen Hildebrand. I literally had that Taegu my laptop right? Ellen Hildebrand my friend Gilbert cruise introduced me to Alan Hildebrand like five years ago. She releases two novels a year. They're both set on tuck it. What's the best one? Oh, god. So much asked me this. I really like I need some, some good reeds for myself because everything I've got lined up. It's kind of depressing. Yeah. So I need some lightness. That's why I had to Tom Rachman. So I think that the perfect couple is very good. Okay. And the island is pretty good. Okay. Great soup. Basically Ellen Hillary does this summer book, and like a winter book issue, like in the James Patterson zone of having a ghostwriter. No, I think that she does it or I incredible used to believe that she does it. I also really recommend her Instagram, by the way. Okay, great. No. I think she does it herself. And she just writes quickly and has just a tremendous facility with plot and also untuckit where they're all set. Okay. So summer of sixty nine Elon Hildebrandt. Thri never one. The other is Big Sky, which is the new Jackson Brodie novel by Kate Atkinson, my two favorite living, novelist. Cool. I came out this week, I believe so it. She does in addition to writing life after life, which is my number one recommendation to anyone ever any, any novel. She also writes, like a detective series, Jackson. Brodie is the detective yet. So this is the latest one. Okay. Great. Okay. Good genre novel for the beach. Yes. Great. Speaking of John, novels, I got another one, it's called the Paris version. And so, I recently read this it's by Kris Pavone, and I read the first book in the series called the ex pats earlier, and it's like a basically Misra, Mississippi told from the woman's point eight that's not to test, and it's like set in Europe and it's kind of a spy, novel and apparently, there's a sequel, so many read the, and then the last one is, how could she buy Lauren Meckling which seems like kind of like the media, it book share summer about women in New York which? Once upon a time I was share so and friendship. And I'm looking forward to that one. So those are my four books that I'm reading on the beach. So you won't hear for me about them until August, because it's important to have things look forward to. And that's what I'm looking forward to those great. Here's my less. Yeah. First of all, as, you know, I love me before you buy Jojoy as do so many people. And she also just pumps 'em out. Really? It's pretty amazing. So she has a new one in paperback that I'm pretty excited about, and it's called the peacock emporium. I'm going to be honest. I don't even know what it's about thank it's like someone. I have no idea. But I don't care. I'll be valuable peacock than it could be about if it's called the peacock of boreal. I don't know she one of my favorite books. Here is the girl he left behind a painting left behind, so who the fuck. No. Okay, I have no idea is about a zoo. I think the peacock in question is a person someone's name. Oh, Mr. Magori emporium kind of thing. Okay. I have no idea. But I'm excited about that. At someone just recommended severance by link to me, which is, basically like a post apocalyptic millennial on. We book, okay? So I'm gonna I'm gonna read that or I'm looking forward to, and I was planning Irene. Some Alan Hildebrand. This is love it to really can I recommend Ellen Hildebrand enough for pure escapism? Yeah I'm looking forward to it. So we'll see where else. Yeah, wins of reading recommendations truly. Yeah. But I don't want anything to deep right now. That's true. I agree Argonauts by Maggie Nelson. And that's really you, you really buckled down a deuce heavy reading. I rarely do. That's the thing totally Adamy secret is like, now I'm not doing this remember what I read emigrant in, like two years ago and still dining out on that long one. I know but I read all of the pharmacy. It's. I will not be reading anything serious for another. I also destroyed motherless Brooklyn. I'm kind of like going back in time. I just based on a reduction like ninety five to two thousand and ten right now in books that feel like they have been from that Christ. I just wanna be this history over and over again. I that's what I what I prefer the goldfinch so much, really that the secret history too, but there's just a warmth, even in Donna tarts weird way to the goldfinch that I think the secret history, lacks Turley not warm book. I like warm book. Yeah. I guess it's true. But the ending of the goldfinch, I just I know I still wanna go to answer down, though near Ben okay? Man, rage that. Yeah. Fingers crossed. That's my summer reading list. That's great. Yeah. I'll I want to say that was very good. But just like to just like there's so much depar- like so much about, like every page I just was like, I guess I should take notes as I read this. There's like so much year. He wasn't even debt like some books are dense plot or people in the cramps. Much on page Magill's cramps so many ideas, into every page, which is really impressive. But also like too much for my mind right now. I think so. I thank you Magnusson for making that only one hundred fifty pages. Yeah, that's good. I appreciate efficiency you too. I appreciate now wasabi both side. That's totally. And you know I appreciate it. But maybe not in the summer, that's where I've maybe visit ideas of the fall. Well on that note, just remember, we appreciate ideas, perhaps now in the summer. I'm living. Next week. This episode is brought to you by the movie yesterday. It's theaters June twenty eighth yesterday. From Danny Boyle and Universal Studios in a world where only one person remembers the existence of the Beatles the movie stars rare dish Fave. Lily James, Ed, Sheeran, Kate McKinnon and newcomer mashed Patel. When the trailer I dropped we the ringer had a lot of questions. But what happened the world as we know it without the Beatles, many of these questions, we are still thinking about today and partnership universal. We wanted to discuss one in particular Amelia. This is what I wanted to discuss the I'm so excited. Where would Yoko Ono be if only one person remembered the Beatles? Oh my God. Maybe she'd still be in Japan. I don't know. So are you saying she doesn't even get married to John Lennon? Yeah. Because he's not famous. He's not famous. They don't even connect great point. So she might just be like living in obscurity in Tokyo. Yeah. Any other city in Japan right recording? Screams, doesn't she record screams herself screaming. I believe that's correct. Maybe she'd be doing that, which like on a not a high profile which should be blamed for the break of any significant group in any field of culture. Yes, I am going to say part of her nature's part of her nature. Yes. Because it's become like a like something, we say Yoko as in, like choose real Goco. Yeah. She'll get on. Yeah. Exactly. So, yeah, I don't know what it would be. But she would get in there and Yoko the shit out of it. I just feel like no matter what Johanna was going to be famous. She just has the air about her true someone bound for, for notoriety or celebrity of some kind. Yeah. She usually she just wears it in a certain way where it seems so natural and she's I don't want to say, she's comfortable with the blame nor do I should for seved. It does feel like attention is not something she's she's shines from. Yes, exactly. No matter what should have been famous. Maybe we should have been Japanese celebrity would've been all these international who, who say, but I think no matter what you'll go over to famous. I agree. I think so she's just like yoga Ono. I mean I. No matter what her and Paul McCartney. He, he keyed to Fossey's comfortable fame out of they'd find okay because they be famous would be in decades long viewed to great question devil. They probably wouldn't across paths or maybe maybe they could've laid love. They doubt that I could I could also see her dating someone very young and that making the news, not too late for that. It's not it's really not so Spiring singer Ono, and like Shawn Mendez. I never learned Allen. But sure why not thinking of I'm sinking like a member of one direction because the boy band, not so different agenda. That's sure that's that is definitely true. I could see, like Harry. Yes. Like he would like that. He laid me fashionable because he I feel like he likes the older women. They love him dead. Caroline flack. Yeah. He was like, what seventeen and has like thirty seven? Yes, I, I've got questions, but those that's for another day. If this question about Yoko, Ono gets answered in all the other questions we have, and if they are answered watch the trailer today and cut yesterday in theaters on June twenty eighth.

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HBM117: Grave Oversight

Here Be Monsters

33:01 min | 2 years ago

HBM117: Grave Oversight

"From KCRW. This is here be monsters and a quick morning that this episode includes descriptions of genocide. I had been investigating a mass grave northern Afghanistan for years, it was dug out of the ground and my colleagues, and I needed to find out all we could about who took this alleged mass grave site. We began looking retrospective satellite imagery, and we found a a shot was basically a backhoe at the site removing soil from two pit locations. That moment is where I saw the potential application of satellite imagery analysis for evidence collection. I saw the possibility. For what we could do proactively. Even before crime had been committed. This was in two thousand nine back then getting you know, even to three small shots was a big deal. There's this sort of assumption of nipping this idea that we can see micro movements. No one is tracking you as an individual with a satellite. People look like little dots that they look like little dots. We once had a moment where we can fuse. Thank god. We caught it. But we confused what we thought was a formation of infantry with what turned out to be a herd of Longhorn cattle. And so while resolution is improved analysts and the technology are not omnipotent. They are fallible. I think the biggest misunderstanding is that, you know, satellites are not the I of sore on in additional -i the where they are most dangerous is in analysis failures through negligence, it's drawing conclusions that you scientifically can't make. I would say when I was younger. I was much more driven by Geico. In this. This changed for me over time. I learned it really early on when we lost our witnesses in the dossier. We investigation Afghantistan when they were murdered. You know, I was in my early twenties. I didn't then I was so young. I didn't realize what the stakes were. They were bystanders. They had done the right thing because they had seen a wrong, and I felt culpable and their death. And suddenly everything I was doing was driven by the ghosts of five or six dead, Afghan backhoe and truck drivers. Ever since then, I know what the stakes are in human terms. I take that very very seriously. Here. Be monsters the podcast about in ambient protective effect, the podcast about the unknown. On the newest episode of Nocturne. There's really nothing else. Like late night, Colin shows on the radio other humans in real time. Just chatting you're separated by space. But there with you anywhere, the radio waves can reach you. These really remarkable to know that the thousands of miles away in the dock shooting kangaroos, but listing the Oprah Graham fine knocked her or every listen to podcasts on week from today. Southern Dan will vote whether to break away from the north of many fear could result in mass, atrocities and even genocide. North and south foot and ugly. Civil war that lasted decades and claimed the lives of two million people mainly African south and predominantly Arab north for almost forty years over the past six decades, the conflict was over differences in ideology, politics resources land and oil the most recent war raged from nineteen eighty three to two thousand five fighting killed an estimated to many people you've got understand the political context at this point, the US national Security Council is pushing for peaceful succession of south Sudan. Meanwhile, Sudan says where we're not gonna do anything. We're fine in south Sudan says we're pretty worried. Now this fighting there once more in one of the most remote corners of a vast country. Raymond had been working as you meant Tyrian and human rights investigator for more than a decade when he turned his attention to sedan the largest country in Africa as prepared to split into two. The conflict was mainly between two groups this armed forces or SAF, which is the official military branch of the Sudanese government in the north and damn people's the beret tion or SPLA guerrilla movement in the south after decades of fighting the north and south reaching agreement that would make south Sudan, independent from Sudan. But three regions remained unsettled Blue Nile and south Kordofan. These regions are rich with oil and fertile farmlands and reclaimed by both north and south. Civilians in these regions. Mostly nomadic shepherds and farmers were caught in the middle vulnerable to violence from both sides. Few years prior won't to investigating alleged war crime in Afghanistan. You've been introduced to the idea of using satellite imagery for evidence collection. You wondered if this approach could be more proactive was passive instead of just using satellite imagery to document crimes. After the fact, maybe you could figure out a way to see attack coming and sound the alarm before the atrocities even occurred. He wrote a proposal for project nicknamed bat signal and sent the proposal to Google hoping they'd let them work with Google earth. His proposal send the desk for a few years until it got the attention of George Clooney, Clooney and other organizations invested in the finals project, they called it satellite sentinel project. Actor and activist. George Clooney has a new project to use satellite technology. Here's how he hopes the satellite sentinel project will work. The Sudanese government had already been accused of committing genocide in Darfur a region in western Sudan, just a few years before all this high ranking Sudanese officials, including the president and members of his cabinet had even been indicted by the UN's international criminal court for crimes against humanity. If the staff went on the offense and attempted to take contested regions by force Sudan, risked further indictments sanctions outside military intervention. Satellite sentinel project was a private civilian operated intervention with no ties to the US military. But even so in annual in his team hoped that publicly releasing any evidence of violence or even the intention of violence would be enough to deter sedan from drawing more IRA from the international community at any given time. There are a half dozen commercial satellites over the north south border of Sudan, the project will get high resolution photographs of Sudan from those satellites post them on their website that website that way you at home can monitor what's going on on the ground. In southern Sudan. But we'll the world watching make a difference. Our exclusive gases morning George Clooney, joining us from Los Angeles. So Georgia happy new year to you. So George let's say in the report we wanted to see if being under surveillance, but change the calculus if they knew they were being watched would they make different decisions would they not attack? This idea that we were going to project in ambient protective effect that somehow this data could could protect people. Now, I would not put so much faith in data itself. A nation is born in south Sudan is nothing less than electric. What was Africa's largest nation is split into two cells on this one of the poorest develop places on the planet. It may have oil but land disputes over contested voter areas with the north still unresolved problem in the future. But now though the festivities overshadow such views and south Sadan eagerly awaits recognition by the United Nations as the one hundred ninety third country in the world. Satellite. Sentinel says it shows a fresh wave of violence in the hotly contested region between south Sudan, which just voted for independence and the government in the north satellite. Settle manage to obtain. This video confirming that parts of two villages overflown by the satellite were indeed burned. The hope is that distributing these images might prevent violence from escalating. Release a midnight which would be morning Africa time because we wanted to hit the news cycle on the BBC. And we wanted to be able to to basically be morning news east Africa. People are handing out in Sudan laminated. Purportedly? Laminated copies of our ports to people are hiding in caves, and there was an apocryphal story told me by an individual worked for foundation said that he was in Sudan in the asked people where they got their early warning information from and they pointed up, and they were referring to George Clooney satellites. And this is important every major attack by the SAF. During our eighteen months would be at night often under cloud cover on long three day, American holiday weekends. Now, we don't know why for sure but the probabilistic assumption is that they thought we weren't working. And we can't prove this. But there are moments that seem to us that their trade craft their means of. Avoiding detection. Was evolving because we were in the game. The team and I began to realize that they were going to tack right at the cusp of the reins. Strategically it meant they would be able to run under cloud cover. And so as the rains, come and obscures our view in it allows deniability. So I I remember I think it was February. We caught our first burner. We would call a burn village burner. Those early burners. There was evidence of selection that someone had walked on the ground with a torch in chosen what to burn. Analysts say this picture documents the deliberate burning of some three hundred residential buildings in the region of Sudan. It was taken by privately owned satellite for an organization, call satellite sentinel, and then posted on the internet. Some of these areas are affectively off limits to journalists, and sometimes the public never sees ground level footage of what's happening in places like this. High above the clouds Nathaniel and his team could see four swells in strategic areas in land claimed by both north and south roads being built seemingly in the middle of nowhere, tanks trucks lining up in the brush. Patterns. They noticed told the clear story Ave town capital of one of the contested regions was about to be attacked by the south Sudan armed forces. Satellite sentinel project released a report about a month before the attack to try warned civilians violence was imminent. Some people had enough warning to get out in time. Many did not. The civilians during the night appeared to run from the town. This was a tragedy. But for us you've got understand that we got it. We saw we said they're coming, and we caught it. I'm sure there were many civilian casualties. But the fact is you want him to be able to get out of kill box. And hear the door was still open in time. By early June. We're seeing massive force. Well, move north of town, including gigantic armed convoy moving through Kadugli. And op met Haroon was the governor for south Kordofan, which could lead then was the capital of. Met Haroon was basically the the the ground guy in Darfur in two thousand eleven he's indicted for crimes against humanity for genocide. When Haroon showed up in the spring that was that was a sign. Villian close is the state governor the international criminal court has challenged him with crimes against humanity in duffel addressing the troops Buffoni attack on rebel base. He says you must hand the place. Clave sweat crushed. You don't bring them back alive. We had space for them. Olga. Ready, ready ready? Grants aljazeera in the new mountains of Southern cO defense, Sudan. Could do glee as in the new mountains. So if you've envisioned could do glee, it's in this valley, there's the orchards mango groves on one side in bridges that run south, and it's a relatively big city. There's two stadiums giant soccer stadium, and there's even a Hollywood type sign, and it would say an Arabic Kadugli the town of peace and love and people who I know who have served in Kadugli as humanitarian say that before the killing was one of the most wonderful places, they were Sudan and that they loved it. Sentinel project has released new images, which it says are evidence that the Sudan armed forces is preparing a major offensive and Kadugli fighting has raged across Haddam tense border region since early two between the northern army and troops online to this. When you see a military checkpoint from space, it can tell you one of two things one is they're trying to keep people out of an area. Are the others are trying to keep people. One of the ways you recognize the difference about what a checkpoints purposes is which way the guns are facing. You know, I look back in like almost seems like we are naive. But there was this moment of. Why do you think Unser facing towards the town? It becomes very clear quickly that they are house to house clearing. The town. And we get this image of the tents swelling outside of the U. N compound Moby later learned is that was civilians that ran outside the kill box outside the checkpoints, and they had gathered at the UM base seeking sanctuary. Our sourcing is basically saying that it's a trap. Meanwhile, ach mid Haroon said that he wanted all of the people displaced to come to the stadium and to hear a speech about their future. So we know they're in big trouble. In Cambridge where we were the clouds had come in. It was raining in Kadugli where they were the clouds have come in. It was raining. Rela wrote famously ill -plore Dom core. It's raining in my heart. That's how I fell is. It began to set in that we were watching a systematic murder of an entire city. The clouds park after Haroon calls for them to come to the stadium. There's to try to on the ground, but there's no evidence of displaced people. They're gone. Now, there could have been as many as seven thousand people there. We don't know. And we don't know what happened afterwards, but we have to safely assume they're dead. And this was the moment I got the team together. And I had to give them the saddest speech. I've ever had to give to anyone because they were so cotton the dream of rescue. And I have to address them and say team. We're not in detection posture anymore, and we're not an interdiction posture. We are in documentation posture. It's on it's happening. And the the people we are watching from above. Will likely not survive, and we likely cannot save them. So you need to let go now we need to get into mental place where we let go over dream of rescue. And now our mission is to avenge them. We need ground knowledge immediately. Had to get the edges of the shot precise. Right. We couldn't do a big area. If we were off we would miss. So at this point. The enough project identifies the silver bullets horse. His codename was job from the Old Testament. I'm not gonna tell you everything about job. But. The night killing started in Kadugli around that time, I don't know exactly when jobs wife gave birth and it went badly the baby survived mama survived. But they were stuck in hiding. Their neighbors are being killed around them. The people are gone. There's house to house killing there's what we think could potentially be bodybags were getting the sum of all fears reports from the ground, and then he begins to direct us towards the grave. Is like at south from the radio tower. He said he had seen vehicles going there. There's one giant trench down there. So we were looking further up. He's like it's down. So we basically got a sense of shoe size. And we figured out that he could pay his way from the radio tower from one landmark down to the other at night. And with that we would have the math we needed to set shot. The fastest bird. We can bring in on location is quick bird a beloved satellite. The has. Now been decommissioned quick bird was our quickest way to guarantee hit as soon as possible. We are looking up at the sky and saying come on quick bird. I'm on because at that point we had to ground witnesses. And now we had to get the shot that. What independently corroborate the location of the grave? And I just I want pas here. And I want you to think about this. That a man. With wife and a child in danger in a place where his neighbors and family are being killed around him. I mean dogs carrying pieces of dead bodies around at night came he risks his life when he thinks he may not make it out to go and walk with his shoe size down to this grave. That man. The most vulnerable people in the world is suddenly responsible for a several hundred million dollar. US sponsored spacecraft. Everyone was you know smoke if you got him. We try to sleep and we get up in the morning. We got. We got it. And it was so close if the edge was off just a little we went a lost part of it. And it was an a place where just a few weeks before. There was nothing. Suddenly the not only was there. One giant tranche? There was three. Three trenches. In the south Kordofan region of Sudan, the new been people have been at odds with the Sudanese government for years. And now there's growing evidence. The government is using indiscriminate force to consolidate its hold on the region. In addition to these images of wounded children collected by al-jazeera newly released satellite. Images seem to show mass graves bodybags and the widespread presence of Sudanese government forces in the city of Kadugli. Satellite sentinel project grand for eighteen months from December twenty ten to June twenty twelve then total they released Twenty-eight public reports and developed a methodology for analysing images and ground reports in real time Harvard, which is home to set alight sentinel project continues to research and teach them at that, Allah g than a thing. You'll and his team developed fighting today in south Sudan has continued since two thousand eleven a lot of the people displaced in the conflict fled to the new mountains to live in hiding in caves, the Sudan armed forces denies that any civilians have been targeted in the conflict and says that their peacekeeping efforts are only acted upon rebels. Despite all the reports and press of our satellite sentinel project documented there's ever been a formal investigation. But the UN into the massacre at Kaduqli and augment Haroon was never indicted for his role as of late twenty eleven source job in his family were still alive. Nathaniel doesn't know where they are. Now, the Faneuil is now a lecturer on global affairs. Sales jackson. Justice takes a really long time. The real work of Justice, which is not about a movie star and a v league university. But about actually interviewing witnesses on the ground and having mandate jurisdiction to access those alleged gravesites until that's done will always feel. Our like our mission is still incomplete. There are so many critiques of salad sentinel over the years, but the one that I wish people would critique Gus most on is the question of why you've. What right. Do you have to act with this new technology experimental why on behalf of those who may be affected by your assumptions aspirations are bright, shiny thing. Who made you sheriff? And in the the issue is who made us sheriff while Harvard, George Clooney's money digital glow in their satellites satellites did a lot of things, right. But. Fundamentally, it was an imposed intervention was an imposed solution in many ways without the agency in voice of the people that we were acting four hundred and fifty miles above the earth surface. Presumably on behalf of. This was yes, it was always a hail Mary pass. Yes. It was done with the best of intentions. But the fact of the matter is that we must be clear. It was always an experiment and that in itself is problematic. We could see the invasion of AVI. Bay coming. So for for us. It was well what else are we gonna do sit on our hands. We were working on this story. Sudanese President Omar al-bashir was ousted in a military coup and arrested by the Sudanese government on April eleventh twenty nineteen he was removed from power after months of protests, Dan, over rising fuel and food prices and a few days later actually a few days ago. Other members of sedans ruling political party were also arrested including off met her own both Haroon and Bashir are wanted by the international criminal court for crimes against humanity and genocide in Darfur. Garrett Tetum in produce this episode. He's a journalist filmmaker and composer out of Minneapolis. And he's worked with several times. Now, he got in touch with us after seeing Nathaniel talk about satellite sentinel project at the I affective all twenty eighteen we'll have linked to the annuals Iotov photos from satellite sentinel project and more of GARRETT'S work on our website, H, B M podcast dot com. I'm Bethany Denton and edited this episode with help from Jeff empty men. 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"Saddam cap with a year at seven ten. Espn and we are getting so close so close. so close elsie so close. We're like we're demand sign. andre drummond. Close that is very close. And according to reports that's closer than you think we'll get to that in a little bit as well. It's an excellent tease by you. By the way thank you very much. I'm nothing but a tease her. Yes i see that speaking of tease. I normally wouldn't start talking about the. Aarp on our sport show moves on me but the aarp is awarding. George clooney an award to because he's turning sixty years old to combat ageism. Now let me tell you something. Okay now there's a lot of ways to combat ageism and by the way ages of i don't believe is just a young person an old person's thing i think it could be a young person's thing to absolutely but if we're going to choose someone to i guess hold up as the standard bearer of we shouldn't be ages as people grow older. We should it be using. Maybe one of the best looking men in the universe in george clooney is that is that wrong for me to say best looking men with i believe and lease a net worth of half a billion dollars because of the tequila company that he sowed in addition to all the movies that he's done in directed produced so not only george. Does he already start off with a good gene pool in terms of the looks to your point but if the looks where to start to slip he has money to make sure that it doesn't slip too far right. He's got i staff job. It is to make sure he stays georgia lucious and you're right. I don't think he's necessarily the role model for you know. Aarp you can fight it to look at george he did it right the hell first of all. Are you alleging that. George clooney using performance enhancers. I'm saying if i was worth over half a billion dollars i dam would be. That's what i'm saying like. I don't know definitively. If he's got a nip and tuck. But i do know if i had access to that kind of money with that kind of career. I would not be opposed to nip anna talk omnipotent tuck now i don't have money you don't need to nip it. Doug what. He's talking about guys so much hair dye my hair mccray like color building right now. But i don't consider that nip tuck nip and tuck something done to the body per se. Oh well that case no. I'm still flies. hell then. that's what i'm saying. Now look you know. But i just feel like he was not the standard bearer like that was my no. It reminds me of that commercial. Jennifer aniston when she's talking about which makeup to use and i'm like girls stop. I'm not doing this with you. My god i'm so confused. Is this the best makeup stop. Yeah i mean kaplan yes. Aarp award going to george clooney as to fight ageism. Nah as people grow older. Because he's turning sixty i you know i don't think he l z and i agree he shouldn't be the standard bearer all this very few sixty year olds. Look like george clooney you can you can. It's what you're saying because he's so handsome he's so good looking he doesn't look sixty yes it's like. He's growing grey hair. Just atanas right going. Great here's is. He was thirty exactly. He's like going look at me. I'm saying i'm just like you shut up. You got you like us at all. What did a few months ago. That i thought was like the coolest thing. I'm sure you guys know about this. But he took fourteen of his best friends and he gave each one of them. A million dollars in cash did not see that. Oh my god dude. imagine this. Imagine you're one of clooney's best friends you've made it to the top fourteen. He says all right fellas come on. We're all going to go to a warehouse. What are we doing george. Just follow me. Everybody shows up. He opens up the door. And there's fourteen pallets of cash million dollars on each one. He goes guide. They're all yours. Wow each one. they're there for you. That's great friend right there man. It really depends because the accounting. Like matt damon brad pitt and all those guys so jail. That's right okay. All right same question as and these were people that were impacted like their lives are like oh my god. I just hit the jackpot. 'cause clooney's my man all right so let me ask you this. Let's just put you in position. How many millions are you giving away like if he had fourteen. How many are you giving away. Caplan like if you had to go old school. You know scott kaplan when he was in kicker in high school and two pit and all that stuff and fighting his way through the nfl before becoming dog shows. How many guys are you drawing. The line question i would say i'm probably under ten under ten would be my number if i got clooney's money and i can give a million dollars to my friends. I if i really really like thought hard on be like you know what these ten guys critical important parts of my life they could really use. Ed go ten. Elsie how much money do i have. You have clooney money or looney money. You have clooney money. He gave away fourteen million dollars a million dollars. A piece fry gives his closest friends from the past. How are you drawing the line at. I'm praying giving away one hundred million dollars that many. Now you've got that any friends like legit saying because number. I'm saying number. You gotta cap it at a million per person. Happy million per person. Oh all right then let me see here. Got a couple of schoolteachers counselor or go back as we speak my phone. I mean when. I think about the people that got me here and i'm not trying to do like a hallmark card. Anything like that. I you damn right. I start with my teachers off my teacher. Don't forget lauren. I either on the list. That's why i need one hundred million really. Come on come on. George nomi we were together for you. You really don't think. I would give my colleagues money but the whole point is it's gotta be someone you grew up with. It can't be us so one two three four. Wait wait laura what what did you don't take my money. Held up for this argument. Clooney gave it to his childhood. I would say they're probably like seven people people. Yeah there were day. One actually took seven. Yeah i didn't really think about it. But i'm really impact people my one buddy who's been a cop for twenty years my one buddy who's been a pilot for spirit airlines airlines aiming you know money no that's right. He might be charge for everything duties. I'm i'm just glad he's getting up and down safely and keeping all those people safe you know so i got those kinds of guys got high school pals but certainly that's a that's an amazing gesture by clooney and as for as for you know using him as a poster boy for aarp. Hey good lookin' successful sixty fit live and good. Nobody can be that or very few people can be that. I will say that. I won't go and stay. Very few can be that because i mean happened of my family because you know black. Don't crack right. Well there's they wrote it around. You know i can i ask you about. George is out there award. Oh for real for real. She just she just suggested maybe she shouldn't wear heels is often show laura. How many people you drawing the line got to be day ones less than five less than five. Okay yeah it's not even about the money is you gotta be. I have been real. Yeah yeah. I get into less than five greg. Do you have a number counting it. I i think around seven is right for me. The num- that's the teens allot. Fourteen is a lot of friends right. Yeah when i'm going to assume his case in order to make it like to make it today. Oh yeah yeah yeah. You need support from a lot of support man. You need one hundred million dollars initially. Yeah yeah very generous. By the way you. What is your number george. Clooney gave away one million dollars apiece to his fourteenth fourteen closest friends his day ones. So how many day ones would you have to give a million dollars to viewer in clooney shoes. Eight seven seven seven ten. Espn eight seven seven seven. Three seven seven six. Let's switch over what's going on speaking of numbers we've got a time line on. Anthony davis and lebron james. You guys ready doing high. So according to chris haines of yahoo sports. Anthony davis two and a half to three weeks. Okay so two and a half to three more weeks which would put us. Let's just say three for argument's sake. One two three. That would put us the middle of april. Which would give him a whole month before the season's over now lebron. According to shop sharana is saying that he believes end of april may be at worst the first week of may so. We're looking at the brand probably a week or two after. Anthony davis i'll start with you. L z Now what does that mean for you then means. We need to get ready for the play tournament. Oh that's what that means to me. Yeah yeah that means. We need to accept that. We're likely not going to finish in the top six at least as we currently construct that we don't know what the by market is going to bring still but as of today this does not look like eighteen. That can hold on to its playoff positioning based upon the moves the other teams have made and what we don't have available to us so i'm thinking play in based upon that time line you know. The time line is interesting because the the the report on lebron that is not going to be until early. May ish right. You would have probably about seven or eight games between may second and may sixteenth. Which is the end of the regular season. Let me just say something Look if lebron comes back for one game if lebron comes back for zero games it doesn't matter. All that matters is that lebron gets his body one hundred percent right even if and it certainly is a high likelihood it seems right now based on what we're seeing that he got to come back and be one hundred percent because even without anthony davis is what i was thinking about watching the game last night. Even without anthony. Davis with lebron. These guys were all still winners without a ad and now without lebron. These guys can't buy a win right now. So it's it's all about getting lebron one hundred yet. Look i agree wholeheartedly. I think that whatever it takes. Now i think it even if lebron comes back in that first week of may you're talking about still about ten days before the playoffs start. Which look i feel fine. If that's the case. I feel like that's probably a handful of games or so five. Six games gives lebron a chance to kind of get back into the flow. I just honestly the anthony davis thing is better is the thing that's most concerning to me. A month is actually what i think. He needs to be a d. again. Because you can monitor that injury you don't have to play them on back to back and at least it gives you l z to your point earlier. I think they may be in that scenario but if ad can at least come back with bit by the middle of april maybe they can get to that six or stay in that six spot. Right now because. Here's the deal if you're in that seven to ten range right now in the nba. You're in the plane scenario to elle's point which means if you're the higher seed in the scenario you can lose once it's double elimination for you but the lower seed in the plane scenario. It's one and done. If you lose your out and that higher seed will move on so. It is a dangerous area for that. So the lakers. At the moment okay are three and a half games above the dallas mavericks. That's not a lot of cushion because the mavericks have improved. Now the question of course becomes have improved enough that they can surpass the lakers right so they've improved and i'm pretty sure that the nuggets are going to catch passes and portland's going to catch us in passes so we're going to be six at best so i'm looking at going all right. The dallas mavericks have improved the san antonio spurs four game losing streak. I haven't been observing to see how they're plane. Not well but i i would assume if you're in a four-game would-be not well liked the lakers. Very such i could observe observational. But can they get it together enough to overtake intake. Sixty six spot. Yeah thought i gotta do to play well enough to take over six. And they're only with playing not well. They're still only three games behind the six spot. So when i look at the potential opponents that we have to handle to avoid being that seven seed i don't see how we keep both dallas and the spurs at bay based upon howard county constructed again if we ended up with drumming Who can clean up a lot of things internally as well as you know limit second chance opportunities for opponents with his rebounding and things that nature then we may be able to hold onto that succeed and the worst case scenario can be avoided. But i'm not banking on any of that. I'm just making my comments solely on what we have right now. We're facing ahead of us. Think that the lakers are gonna have a hard time winning games here. So what tells these point. You know could san antonio could dallas catch up well catching up would mean that those guys would have to play a little bit better but the lakers are playing so poorly. And if they don't start putting a wind together here or there anybody's going to catch up it's the lakers are gonna fall down to them and beyond them. Yeah this portion of the show is presented by alignment health plan changing health. Care one person at a time george. Clooney gave a million dollars to his fourteen. Closest friends is day ones. How many ones do you have. Eight seven seven seven pm. Eight seven seven seven seven three seven seven six also with ad coming back in two to three weeks. According to christine's of yahoo sports and lebron looking like late april early may according to sharia of the athletic. How does that make you feel what worries you eight. Seven seven seven ten. Espn eight seven. Seven seven nine three seven seven six. We've got an update on aldridge drum coming up in just a moment so stick around for that. This portion of the show is presented by allied health. 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So let's get to the phones here before we get to the latest on andre drummond and lamarcus aldridge because the lakers are kind of on both those guys and we have some audio on that from christine's last night on tnt. Let's go to the phones. Because i asked earlier. We're we're talking about george clooney getting the aarp award for anti ageism which we might but what was cool was scott brought up a story about how clooney gave a million dollars to each of his closest friends day once so there were fourteen people so the question was. How many day ones would you give the money to. If you had george clooney's type of money. Let's go to tony in santa clarita. Tony what's up. How many friends actually none. But you know franklin avenue north of hollywood boulevard. Yep there's an elementary school. They're called franklin avenue. Elementary school were clooney went to elementary school. In the seventy s. I went there with them. You know obama was includes class for a few years. 'cause obama lived in la a few first few years of elementary school. And they they were in the class together with with clooney so have given obama money but also charlie sheen was in his class. So i don't. I don't think he gave charlie sheen any money. Pretty sure charlie. She broke obama. Need our own a money. What kind of school is this. It's a public school. Franklin avenue elementary school. Look it up. It's right at the bottom of the hill right. it's it's near. Franklin hillhurst commonwealth area like the east end of franklin avenue. Yeah that's pretty good though you know. Think about that. If what you're saying is completely accurate. Okay have to do the homework on it. But if those guys went to school with him including decided to give away this money and then those guys were included in it but he didn't really qualify it with. Hey if they don't need it. I'm not gonna give it. I'm starting to maybe think about making a few adjustments to my list right now. I'm thinking about some people that i've got that maybe don't need it but maybe i just want to give it. Maybe they'll give it to somebody see. I'm not going to get know folks pockets. I don't know what obama got going on. I think he's right. Yeah that that's cool. I driven so when we first moved to la and thank you for the call. We thought about living in that general area and we actually went. We visited the visited the schools that was actually one of the schools revisited because my daughter eventually was going to be an elementary school. So i do. I am familiar with the walt disney's first home is actually right down the street from there to remain tie it all into what we do here because while disney company you know this This clooney though has made other very very wealthy guys feel uncomfortable around their friends now because their friends are all looking at him. Like yo man you hear about what clooney did like yeah. I didn't. it's like they're looking at him. Like you should do that. Because i mean you top fourteen buddy you know tell you some homes if your friends are saying that they ain't joe fran there you go carson whittier. Curtis how many. I told more seven. But had i had at one eight now and the and the and the adage equa of you the current at least double the current one. I've been made to her for twenty years. So i i why don't you ask. Why don't you ask her that first before you speak before. He's curtis price price. Say he's soprano. Let her decide. If these prices are not a lot of people might have heard that and they would. They would have gone like this. They were a lot of people would have heard that in. Gone your ex-wife really and then if you just digest it for a minute you go. Yeah you know what if i gave her the million bucks maybe she would like never bother me again. I really really could. for instance. okay. Cool i'm saying there's opposite perspectives. That's going to eighth person who's laura but No damn what could have been. Okay thank you. I came around the corner from hell. No no let's go to hopper hopper in sherman oaks hopper. How many i'm on l. side a little bit. I you know with the thing I could name all hundred on the list right now. Like you know jump but there's gotta be a hundred people big ass family shouldn't say that on the radio. I know that sorry but big family. Lots of friends growing up. And there's gonna be one hundred people that could use if i've got plenty money if i got a half billion dollars i want everybody share. Oh my god this is now turning into clinton with you enough. Clooney didn't do enough fourteen by the way we be. Is we got looney. Yeah we got. We got a poll up right now. How many one friends would you give a million dollars to if you had george clooney money and the options are zero. Two three four two seven eight to eleven or twelve or more right now. Zero three at sixty percent right now. I mean blowing away. The competition at zero might be. I won't say. I think the the zeros probably the anchor of everything. Yeah let's go to jason down jason. So i love you guys up but Mr l. d. granderson Did it so damn admirable way. You went straight for teachers and counselors and colleagues. So when all said and done for me. When i'm in the ground i hope i'm. They said it was half the man that you were my friend and i'm going fifteen zero this. Has you know what good team man. Because i'm gonna throw in the previous callers out My circle might be small. Now if you're saying go today ones. I'm going all the way back because you know what man. If i'm gonna eat truant around me eat discern. I have nephews godson. I have needed that i. I'm the kind of blow take care of. You're going to take care of blood. But i'm just talking about people who like your chosen family. Basically i have honorary nieces and nephews. When i'm not really the deal but my name is steal. My name is my name my raynor. They're they're not. they're not paying for college at all. So donohoe you wanna have some more kids. I'll pay college. let's go. Oh jason for need him to win that money go. Let's get into the powerball this weekend or something i. Let's speaking of powerball feels like right. Now that's what some of the contenders are looking for looking for a little a little lottery. Pick right a little little extra boosts right little infusion. Let's say and that's what the market is right. Now with andre drummond in lamarcus aldridge christine's are pow former colleague garrity. Spn now with yahoo. Sports was on tnt last night and laura that sound. Let's hear what he had to say on tnt about andre drummond and lamarcus aldridge. These two guys right here on likely. Change the landscape of the lead the panel. What team they pick now. The market author sources have informed me that he will take meeting up via teleconference with the miami heat. Los angeles lakers los angeles clippers and the brooklyn nets knows four teams that he is thinking about an. I've heard that miami. He of course are the front runner team. But he's going to give these teams a chance to show their pitch and then going from there. Another guy andre drummond. Who got out by. The cleveland cavaliers. I was told he's going to have five students so he has five things. Pick those teams he's gonna talk to during. This process is going to be new york knicks. Los angeles lakers los angeles clippers boston celtics and the charlotte hornets. Now andre drummond he. Either go west with the lakers. Where he's been linked to four while and helped short spot. We also heard about the brooklyn nets over there with k. d. so he has options and wherever these players they're going to possibly change the landscape of the standings and you know so we'll see from there they can very well be that these two editions wherever they choose will be bigger than any other any other trade that took place today. So i'll lousy like ultra list are contenders all four of them. You would consider somewhat some version of a contender. I mean drummers. Louis got the knicks the horn. They lost lamelo ball when the hell they going. Like what is up with drummond's list his about lifestyle in what he's interested in in terms of lifestyle. It's clearly isn't being driven by chance of winning championship now being driven by cash availability. I don't know that there's there's a space. I don't know if that's the main driver for him or not but clearly you know he's like new york. You know really cosmopolitan obviously charlotte in those gathered of cool vibe going onto. So maybe he's thinking along those nights. How do i want to spend the next few months before then decide how. I'm going to spend a few years in this league cap. I want to get your thoughts on the other side before we play the game we got overrated underrated properly taught properly rated coming up next. So greg i will take the baton from you and then give it right back. Because i want to get caps thoughts on that because that list for andre drummond just seems to me. Eight seven seven seventeen ten. Espn if you want to continue talking about how many number ones. How many day one do you have that. You'd give money to george. Clooney gave a million dollars a piece to fourteen day once. How many do you have. So we'll get to overrated underrated properly rated and cap starts on drums list next. Appreciate your chris and we're going to get back to caps thoughts on the drum situation in just a little bit tight. Don't move my thoughts on the drug situation right around the corner. Don't move every everyone's waiting for all right jordan. Start with you on this one. We can start with birthdays. James caan leonard. Nimoy and marcus. Allen overrated underrated properly rated james carne Who's going i me georgia. Wow got your phone. That's tough go. Nothing i didn't hear you said okay just accused you of fast. So i didn't cassette zone out on your maybe god. That's tough dude. I would probably lean towards. James caan overrated. He's been in so many great films godfather for heaven's sake but you know i mean he was sunny. You know so so. It wasn't michael. Wow robert ory. You wasn't like chakra kobe. Exactly he was really good in that program movie. Though is the head coach of that. Wanna be florida state Division one football program. God you know what. I'm gonna say probably rated marcus allen. I'll start there marcus. Allen is great. Everyone knows he's great knowing that i'm gonna say nimoy is underrated big. I'm gonna go con over anymore. Underrated because nimoy man like he was literally doing star trek movies including the newer versions with chris pine in that crew until almost he passed away and was still really good like really really good in those movies. So i'm gonna go underrated on nimoy because that character has transcended many many decades Okay i'm gonna go with james caan underrated okay. I think james caan just the number of films that he's been in classic movies. But i don't know that i ever think of him as being the number one of them is like a number three receiver number three pitcher. I'm not sure why. But i'm going under rated leonard nimoy spock overrated overrated ears. You know that's what it was all about years. That's all you got over rated the ears and then properly rated marcus. Great career insane career. And and i'll say properly rated right. I'm going to go with marcus. Allen is properly rated. i'm going to go with james. Caan is underrated. And i'm gonna go of nemo leonard nimoy as overrated fair enough. What's next greg off. No tears me up inside because this is really tough. I hate making overrated. But it feels like the actor is only known for a role that he created like fifty nine thousand years ago so it feels like that's respect but it's also like you do nothing else right all right the next one we're gonna start off with you. L z and this one. I'm doing this. Because laura really wants me to do this. One chrissy teigen said that. She had sex with john legend in the dnc bathroom. So lv worst story on tmz. She had sex with john legend in dnc bathroom so democratic national convention. Yeah just once to maybe. They got him multiple times. That i don't know. But he's doing. The dirty and public overrated underrated properly rated so underrated you next. I'm going to say that's underrated. You know what i'm saying. Like i would imagine. Well you know what i'm gonna say properly rated. Because i don't know i can't say it's overrated. I don't know if it's underrated. But i'm assuming that john legend and chrissy teigen had like this vip bathroom. They could've had right like they're not they're not they're not in the public bathroom at the dnc. So i'm gonna go properly rated going overrated going over rated on this one sex in a public place very exciting. I understand the turn on. Ben there done it but now well you know l z. Because it depends on what you're going to have to do right after you know. There's a lot to this you know and you know. I'm over analyzer. But i'm telling you right now. Getting busted public sex bad deal. Ben their over really yep with. Where were you at home. We have a new show. True story man. I i listen i was. Oh god this is so bad. i can't can. I say this is what in a bathroom with this girl. And then people were critiquing where it was in a restaurant. It doesn't matter. You know the deal man anyway. The manager busting. Hey what's going on here. You see what's going on. Here's a get out kicked down. Walk ashamed through the restaurants. Shame at that point like like an adult adult like was a real adult. Now yeah not like twenty seven that long ago if you want to know now shamed oh. I don't know l z. I was like walking through going. Oh my god. Do you think people know what you're leaving there like that guy just got kicked out. They have no idea laura. Do you think people in the restaurant. That any idea why he was getting kicked up handle but if they did they were clapping. Stand up the girls in line. Were like oh. That's why the door was. Yeah that's why. Okay there you go. That's overrated underrated properly rated. Now we got your great bathroom story now. You know. I would imagine that your take on andre drummond. Listen lakers the clippers the knicks the charlotte hornets. And who am i missing. There was another one in there anyway. Oh the boston celtics. What do you make of. Andre drummond lists as we teased it. Got to be good now now. This story my god. I know. I can't believe i just admitted that that is a horrible thing to admit. We're glad you did. I didn't realize it was in two thousand eight and denver when she did it with john legend during the there. Look at you athere. I heard no. But i didn't wanna miss obama's speech so i didn't go and investigate but i did hear no is like oh i wonder what that is but i didn't want to go investigate. That's crazy. I know and sometimes when you're in a public bathroom like that especially like a convention center then you gotta use the handicap but it wasn't convention center was being held in the stadium. The football stadium. Oh well yeah even still so a public bathroom like that. You go into the handicapped stall and you're like oh. This is horrible. I mean i shouldn't be doing this. And now i'm in the handicapped stall and somebody's gonna come in and need this and then i'm going to be in here doing. That's the worst that happened to be at a at a. That's only having to be once at an airport where i used the handicapped stall because i was the only person in the bathroom and then all of a sudden plane let out and there was a bunch of people coming in and the guy waiting outside was in a wheelchair. I felt so bad. Look at you. don't do it anymore. Because of that. That instance many years ago. I still do it. If i'm being honest but i don't feel good about it now on the other hand i will not. I promise you swear to god on my life will not park in a handicapped spot. Even if i'm sitting in the court of course no no of course not but that stall differ eight seven seven seven ten years. I will push back your charlotte your drum thing and do another break in by extra cheese. But i want this. Do you use the handicapped stall in the bathroom. Be honest no eight. Seven seven seven ten at eight seven seven three seven seven six. We'll get that plus a big day in the nfl and there is a particular brand. That's getting bad marketing. We'll talk about all that coming up in. Just a sec. Stick around we back into half minutes. Yeah yep sadat capital friday for you so we were just gonna get andre drummond or caps. Andre drummond take and i gave our thoughts here earlier but was just on. Tv and said the celtics met with andre drummond today cap and boston would like to add them to fill their hole in the middle. Boston has a real shot at him. Quote and quote are ager words naski. Here's the thing. See most of us believe that everybody wants to come to la. Then everybody wants to wear a laker uniform or a dodger uniform. Most of us think that everybody if they were free to do. So would i jump at the opportunity to play alongside lebron. And that's the way at least i think most of us think but maybe not everybody who plays actually thinks like that and so whether it's the knicks with their money or charlotte because michael jordan's gonna get on the phone and talk to the guy or boston because whatever whatever they can offer. I just don't think that everybody thinks the way. I think they think so. Let me jump in here real quick because my understanding okay and i'm not reporting and this is probably been said by someone else anyway but my understanding is andre. Drummond would like to go somewhere where he can showcase his ability. Okay that way he can get that big contract that he looks for. He's looking for the following season now. Boston traded away. Daniel thais okay. They have some availability at the center. Spot now look the lakers. Due to i don't think you know markelle soul is a fifteen minute player. Basically at this point. So i do think that if that is what drives him okay and it's not money because it was money it'd be the knicks because they have cap space and no one else does. I don't understand the charlotte hornets situation. Unless he wants to be part of a young rising team but maybe he does. Maybe he doesn't but the boston and la thing the lakers at least and the celtics thing is about the ability to play and showcase himself. I personally believe if you're a big man. And you have the ability to play with. Lebron james who generally will get you easy buckets. Just ask dwight howard and javale mcgee. Go ask chris. Birdman andersen the list tristan thompson. The list goes on and on and on. I would choose the lakers. But the celtics have eight more glaring hole. I believe at that position than even the lakers do. So i could see him being swayed there. Despite the fact that lebron and a big man is a great fit. I wouldn't touch the celtics after what they did short. Now that's just me. I know kemba walker signed. There's a free agent you know. Good for you blah blah blah. But generally speaking. I would not touch a danny teen. Because in my opinion i understand his business but that man was in the midst of a family crisis yet the death of his sister yep he played through a a debilitating hip injury. He laid it all on the line. You can all he got from. You was a video a year later. Yeah a trivial eight and you trade his ass to cleveland. Lebron didn't even want him. So so when. I saw when i think about andre drummond and what he says. He wants to showcase his talent. You gotta have some love from the franchise to really showcase your person. You're being who you are as a man and you can go to boston and be an asset or even. Come to lakers and be a person. It's up to dog. It's up to you what you want. So would you just said before. This game tipped off. That drummond will make his decision in the next twenty four hours. So we'll know we'll know by monday. We'll be back on the air and they'll be an andre. Drummond press conference making a bold prediction. Here's the bold prediction here. If you're ready drummed knicks really now. I still think he comes to the lakers. I will save my as of yesterday. Okay now. I haven't talked to anybody today. My intel as of yesterday says lakers l z. i believe he's going to sign the lakers. For the reason you said which is an opportunity to play with the bron- as a big man as athletic as he is is basically guaranteed twenty. Ten twenty fifteen every night. If you're a starter right or i mean i don't know about twenty ten twenty fifteen because i mean it's still got to eat but i still think that you get yourself. You know but the way that the way that drummer fourteen and ten. That's possible for sure the the way that drum plays though a lot of his points not gonna come off a place anyway. Either exile reno man. Yeah yeah yeah yeah and pick and roll and right right so it's not like it's going to take away from ad now crews and they see a dip you know did change that blonde hair because remember coups coups has been eating a little bit himself attacking the offensive glass darting in when the shot goes up and looking to clean up a little. He's been doing that himself. Obviously drum is going to be better at that so coups may news some touches but abc's not we got people on the phone that want to tell us if they have ever used or if they use the handicapped stall in the restroom in a public restroom beyond eight seven seven seven ten espn oscar in long beach. By the way to sean jackson at five thirty long beach poly stand up. He's going to join us at five. Thirty but oscar long beach. What's up yes. I'm sorry delivering a guises oscar. Cigar guy is doing and so good buddy. Love your show. Listen i i mean honest yes i use the handicap bathroom all the time. You know how. There's things that you know the wrong. All of us do things that are wrong. That's one of them. It's like they get into another movie. Want to pay for one. I consider the same thing. But it's just more roomier knowing the bathroom. I mean are you talking number one and number two number two number two. That's what it's all about writing. I do both number one number two change clothes and their young hold on a urinal for what you need to go in there for one more. I'm still stalled for like wind. Sorry guys i appreciate. I never did it again after being after feeling so much. Shame this was fifteen years ago. I wanna say almost and i felt so much shame in an airport that day i was like i can't do it. Because just the karma. Like i felt terrible john in ventura john. What are you doing driving all night. You guys so. I'm always always in handicap spa and the reason why is the toilets higher and you feel more comfortable on that. I like sitting on the toilet. My knees here's It's personal preference better for you. Though you know terms of the process if your knees are above the ways process. That's why they got the squatty potty. That's right yeah. He didn't want the advice. Good advice elsie gastroenterology. Type stuff right there really. You know i'm a pooper eulogised. Where do you want me to say. I can tell you though. I've changed in those bathrooms to like if you have to change your clothes like in an airport that yes it is. It is easy to do it there. I i can't imagine using it because it is so unusual for me to have my penis out in such a large expense like that. Because i'm used to tight quarters right. No or the stall right sort of all of a sudden. Just be in the acre of land in public like that weird to be. Let me sneak in kelly. And elsa what's up. Hello yes. I use it all the time and i felt that after watching an episode of curb your enthusiasm way he got it and i stopped every sensitive. See you got on a tv show with you. Have to be real life. I was larry david bombo. You'll hear from you. I once told a buddy of mine this same thing. I was like yeah man. I know it's not cool. But i like. I'll use the handicapped stolen in a public bathroom and he goes. You know what man because this guy was in the military is like you know what's going to happen some vets gonna roll in there one day and he's to really need that bathroom and you're going to be the guy that's able bodied in my god. Okay man i'm sorry right. I'm sorry it's just. I needed the space you know. Come on man give me a break. I don't need to be shamed over everything. Do you really need the space. Though i feel like i do. I think you're being greedy. I guess and it's fine if he greedy greedy own it. We're we're all being selfish. Those of us that are able bodied. Who used the stall. Sorry guys all right. So andre jones will make a decision twenty four hours. The celtics man. That being the thorn in the lakers side. What do the lakers do. How do they give it. What does it look like if drummond doesn't come back because we've got a time line at lebron we'll get that to you in just a few moments plus what you need to know. We're back in three minutes.

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Lily James Cancels TODAY appearance After Dominic West Kissing Scandal, George Clooney Almost Starred in The Notebook? - Daily Pop 10/19/20

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Lily James Cancels TODAY appearance After Dominic West Kissing Scandal, George Clooney Almost Starred in The Notebook? - Daily Pop 10/19/20

"The Monday everyone daily profits here to start your week off right today. There is a new twist in the Lily James Dominic West scandal my gosh you guys. There's more these photos of what appears to be Lily Kissing her married co star Dominic surface last week, and now it seems the scandal could be affecting lillies career. Okay. According to page six and NBC source says Lily cancelled her scheduled appearance on the today show this morning the actress promoting a new Netflix spam with armie Hammer and is also supposed to stop by the tonight show later this week no word yet if she's going to appear on that but lily's red and lilies rap, we did reach out to them didn't Have a comment quite yet. Marta cancel these appearances. Let me just say this just to be clear. This didn't happen on the movie in the project that she is promoting for Netflix. armie hammer this went down with her co Star from BBC show the kiss the kissing dominic. So yes, I would be pissed if I were Netflix and she was not promoting my series high hear you. But at the same time, it will be the one thing everybody is waiting to hear from her right. It's the first question they're gonNA WANNA ask if she was sitting right here. I would say, how can we talk much? About that kiss with Dominic what? And she's what are you going to say victims made us dancing? He's going to stay with his wife they went out they did the photos they did the note to the Paparazzi they did a whole Shebang it's. More photos, there were more photos that came out astor that of them hanging out. That's the other thing. I just feel like what Justin said is completely accurate I mean for them to be working and first of all armie hammer has his own share of drama right now as well. So there's just a lot of emotional love south happening around these two but I agree it's like you've committed a certain amount of time to do this project you have appearances to promote it. That's part of your obligation as an actors you didn't. Put yourself in a position I you know my stance nobody knows what goes on in somebody's except for the two people. So I never want to jump on couples where it looks messy. The photo that they showed dominant kissing lily. They're not actually kissing kissing the side of her face do do we do I? Think they've probably hooked up? Yes, probably but. Around scatters, all day. But I will say this, she will fare easer easier than we think because the wife has a civilian hold on with me for a minute. Why does not a celebrity? Times. What If the wise was a celebrity and people loved door and she had her own fan base it would become Angelina Jolie Jennifer. Aniston. Situation. Would have come out yes. Because she's not a celebrity, it makes it a little different for Lily James. She can of skirt this vendor the rug after this whole press tour for this show press store for the BBC progeny. Kristen Stewart got off with a clean slate after the whole Rupert Sanders thing you had Eddie Syrian got off with the whole Leeann rhymes thing until it's turned into reality. Star. But when your wife is not a celebrity, it's less like I don't WanNa. Say sensationalize I is. The fact that but even so quickly with dominic and his wife, this act that they've did that weird Paparazzi stunt and publicity with with the note like it's almost makes it more confusing where it's they're clearly okay like they clearly have some sort of arrangement that we can't understand. So this it makes it even harder to follow. We'll also harder for lily because she is on that re. Arrange, rent, right rex, not her place to explain that arrangement to the world knowing that if she did interview, she'd be asked about that. So maybe she feels like I don't know between a rock and a hard place because this is the problem I have this issue with everyone I was not involved in your marriage. Yes. The other woman shoot get you know kind of slapped on the wrist but at the end of the day, Dominic West's said I do that woman he should be the one that has to answer not lily jeans was not in this marriage, but she's also been a part of it. Is, and she's the one that's on a press tour right now, it's kind of unfortunate timing to be caught in a scandal. But I think also oh my God. No we don't think that but I also think just a cap on it. She should not be canceling these appearances. NETFLIX's okay. Is Not a good look for her. Like she's running, it's not good. Just sit there and say my personal life is personally knowing about it. You cannot skimp out about the. Today show go ahead ask me about it and then just give a brick. Going to be like, tell us about that, and she's going to be like item discuss my personal life. I'm here for the movie and Cheeky Smile they're not going to say you better tell us like there's ways to skirt around this. Lily James Let's be clear is not the first celebrity to be entangled in a Mint she didn't. Through she needs to you well, we'll see if she shows up on the tonight show. Okay. Mendez is keeping it real and admitting she cannot do it all the actress who shares two daughters with Ryan Gosling told the Sydney Morning Herald that she's thankful and fortunate she has the choice not to work. She says, I quote I applaud and look up to those women who can do it all but I'm not one of them. Now we haven't seen Avon any films for six years and she admits she's she's just about warming up to the idea of returning to the big screen. So I can probably jump in here. Women made me real like they need to do everything one, hundred percent we are I. Don't know where it stems from just a guest seeing our mothers do it all so we need to do it all and want to live up to the high expectations that we set for ourselves. But yeah, it all KUMBLE's fall sometimes. She is Luggy. I love that she admitted she had the choice dot to work because most of us don't have the news. But she it's not like she's also been doing nothing. She has her fashion line with newer company. She's been doing other things. On screen. Raising to humans. Yeah. She's been searching for busy I get all that. But I hope she comes back to the movies I WANNA see her. It's crazy that there's such a fascination with even does when we literally have not seen her on screen for six years, it's just I know she's married to Ross Ryan Gosling, but it's not like he's out and about all the time either. Weird that were just so obsessed with these two we don't really they're not even the most relevant like the celebrity game, but I feel like what she said made complete sense. She's like I'm just I. This is what I'm comfortable doing. My priority is this and like I'm happy focusing my energy on my kids and like good for her you know she like you know so many people would be like Oh to have these babies in that I gotta get back into the game right away and so I'm happy that she's meters have the clearly their choices have worked for them because. Chip is. Six. y'All do that to you. Wonder though like it's just different because with me I, don't have that choice obviously not to work. So I think how do you not have the pressure to do it? All right. If unless you just don't care about something fans care about. Cigarettes, instagram. All these I see all these. Women were feeling. Women weren't feeling like you would women felt like they could slip and they can have a moment here or there because no one was judging them. But now that there's Hashtag boss baby and Hashtag Super, moms people feel like they have to cook clean raise kids Enron a fortune five, hundred lip cosmetic company but that's not every woman's journey. My boss baby vibes Hashtag goes is these three kids ally and I can throw it lasagna in ovens. Quick buy one. Dinner, exactly. But it's interesting. You tells you you have to run around and a high heel and be at work with your three kids like you don't realize and I say this to my friends all the time, the woman who has a snapback game so good that she looks better four weeks after she had her baby, it's because she has a nutritionist and Anani. And her mother-in-law lives with her and her husband does all her post for her like this woman is not doing this by herself to we have to remember that one hundred percent you're right and I. It's so funny. I. Literally last night I was like the finished dinner like in twenty minutes or less than she was like Oh this is so good I'm like The best way like I literally like dinner and I. But I. Think it's hard to do. So the day that you feel like you do it all it's like such an accomplishment and you get a little bit of work done and you raise the kids. Okay. That day and they do something fun and you're also able to put dinner on the table. Damn. That's a good. Topic for you today. She is a mom on top this Monday morning. I'm on Llamas very overwhelmed, and so I celebrate my days I feel like I didn't fall apart. Coming up can you even imagine George Clooney in the notebook really feeling about him turning down Bryant got slings raw plus Clare, Crawley's talking about Love Lust and her biggest regret from this season of the Bachelorette you don't WanNa miss it. We'll be right back. Daily. I may have knocked over at my table. Let's do this. You guys. We have some shocking news. One of our favorite movie couples almost didn't happen. George Clooney Jess revealed he nearly played Ryan Gosling his role, and then notebook. Can you imagine this scene with Clooney? Notebook the obsession with the notebook. I. Two litters. Road driven. US. was over. steelers. Over. Oh. Wow. So good that would be takes back to such good times. Okay. Would you seek Houdini? And that wall incentive. Ryan. Now at this point, all the special effects I'm seeing from these broads on instagram anything is possible but I think George Clooney was probably getting gassed up by his agents. The same way someone thought that Julia Roberts could make a convincing Harriet tubman back I just dig like somebody probably told George K. we're trying to get you this thing with you know with with no burke, you're going to play the lead role and they didn't realize that delete role was supposed to go nineteen year old kid. Just stuck with that. Make it, work I, mean George was forty three and two, thousand, four and have Rachel was his co star. She would've been twenty six back then I mean that's a whole different story that I mean I know they say like try not to take agent at consideration. But sometimes for the storyline, you have to take age into consideration hundred. Pages it's being like there's a story around in nineteen year old figure. Yeah. They grew up together. That's the whole point they were young and in love and it was fiery and hot and crazy and good. That's the thing with Hollywood they will change a story to make sure that it sells And George Clooney at the time was popping hard George. Clooney was dude. Just started coming out like he was the man of the hour he was dating all these random bartenders from round. Remember Stacey Keebler. Peaks George Paparazzi George. Well I think it turned out perfectly the way it is and I'm so glad that it was. Brutal, I just blinked for a second we'll said AVA. Okay we've been dying for new music from Adele for ever. And she just announced that she's going to be on Saturday night live this weekend. But surprise she is not the musical guest going to be hosting the show only her musical guest is her. So what do you think about a host? I mean I'm excited to see Adele's a host feeling. She's cheeky and has a really good personality and I think she's going to do a great job hosting but it's just that audible sigh of God. We wish that you were going to sing like you have enough songs that you could sing older songs but I love her. So I'm excited for her to do it. I just think people are because they obviously attributed del with music and they want to hear her sing again it's been a long time. Year. But just because Adele is not singing doesn't mean you're not gonNA. Hear her break into song somewhere in a skit. I will say if Adele's listening out there I really hope that you poke fun at that whole Notting Hill Carnival escapade with the Bantu knots and when you were that Jamaican flag around your arms, it's she does that I think America with crack up. Would be. Funding. Bushy tailed chair I. Don't know if you're GONNA. Do it. You don't SNL Bill Burr. West. I mean you can get she can give it a shot, but that's a risky gamble. I don't really know she should go there or not. But. I will say I thought when I before I found out who the musical guest was I thought Oh we'll probably just sing a little something with whoever the musical guest is but since deter. The stage whatever's going to be like, Nah. This is my moment and I'm I'm a big enough star my own. Thank you. That would be cool if they did. Dynamic sound the two of them but I, just I don't know. But I think you're right. It's going to be in a skit. She's GonNa Maybe Make Fun of the fact that she doesn't release music to like every five years or whatever. She makes us outrage probably tease about it or something like that but. I'm excited because it's a new side of Adel and maybe she'll get an acting and. Time timely. Thanks. Dad Time Lady Coming Up Kim Kardashian west of beauty of fail the mistake that has everyone freaking out this crazy. Social media is freaking out over Kim Kardashian, West hair extension mishap. So Kim shared a photo posing in her new givenchy campaign and everyone is noticing that little hair extensions there on the floor Khloe even weighed in writing that hair extension is hating. Okay. Twitter since we really freaking out doesn't bother you as much by the way we have a drawer full of Morgan hair extensions in. My desk of stairs because if you live with a girly girl our work with a girly girl, there is always a flabby. Somewhere on the floor here, the rug literally. So jaded and so used to it. It's just they're everywhere. Can I tell you guys a true story about hair extensions? Funny. Weird Story. So one day I'm I was here in one another eight talent it was their last a working there and they accidentally took home my hair. Color accidentally the. Wild. So, they mail them back to me ripe will our security saw this and thought it was so bizarre that somebody mailed me hair that they thought it was like. Jewish. Threw them away and so talked to security and be like, no, no no. I needed those I'm sorry but we just thought it was so strange unlike. E. I'm. Not even thinking now I gotta go to Finance Rene I gotTA. Get this. I'm not going to happen here for. Forget it. Forget it anyway. So then bother me, I'm used to see extension to present what we're. Kim because she perfection about her photos that she would like have photoshop that out. Like it, she didn't notice she. This is clearly one of those things. She did not realize it kind of looks like a Balenciaga at its very editorial. I'm not mad at it. By the way that looks like the hallways here at e. same carpet. Not they're sitting on to be clear the other one. All right. Moving on because Kim's sister Kylie also has fans going crazy. She said some sexy photos with Travis go over the weekend and people are wondering if they are back together. So in one photo, she seems hosing next to her baby daddy and her shares you volunteer dress while he showing off his. So pretty sure this is saying there are a couple again right? They will. Tell us when they're a couple. They are not a couple just. To make money together. They like each other yes. They want an instagram photo that's going to pop off a little bit. They have a good relationship I think their friends I don't think they're sleeping together. I'm just going to put that out there. I think this is just the Internet just can't leave the stuff alone but that's that's Kylie's genius right? She knows if she posts this and he posts this people are going to speculate on it. It just easy quick little press. It's definitely not together right They're definitely not back together right now it's just not the VIBE. I. Don't feel I don't feel it Justin using together warranty and changes things I think they probably a lot of time together and I guarantee their back to. Back together. They're warranty eating together. She wouldn't post that picture unless she wanted you guys to at least think that they might be back together she. Can still talk to this guy. because. Now and you wouldn't post that photo you guys are allowed to. Let's be real. You don't think she's you don't think he's talking to other women and she's doing her thing calm. Now, think that they would post that photo if if he's allowed to sleep with other women. Crazy. Bad Charissa, she's Claiming you man doesn't mean he you man. Versus foremost somebody I started by saying that just because you throwing it up that mean, he's your words. This woman knows that the brand is and will always be Kylie in Travis. No matter what is going on? For her she's let's make this quick dollar but also. Patty and I know you've seen somebody else but I'm GonNa throw this to let them know who's house you come to the week and if they're. Together, whole point is that she's doing that to show flex or he's doing now doing it and show flags. Yeah but. Family, their FANGIO's yes legal. She's not. She's not concerned with truck. She's not stressing about Travis at all. I'm telling you their family. They have a daughter together. They have respect for their relationship. This is not a they love each other they are not together i. Have to agree to disagree this morning in I. Think we're GONNA. Find out that they're married and it's going to be really funny. You're. Getting married again I'm sitting lopsided now. I'm just kidding. We had a little fun with that earlier. gave me. True Clare Crawley's journey defy love plus her one big regret. The BACHELORETTE is spilling secrets to us. What come back to Daly Pot Billy Irish needs our help to settle a huge debate. What color are her sneakers? Okay the Instagram, they show that the shoes that we're going to show you in just a second are meant and green. Another not the pink, their met green in the middle. Now, peak, the mint green is in the middle. Okay. So what I looked at the photos I agreed with Justin but when I see this I, see this light mint green but I feel like that's just opaque white it's meant but I do see the pink and then the stripes are like a minty white there but the photos I, just saw the pink air I didn't see anything else. But that see pink that's a subtle meant. That is that is like a glass of milk with a teensy bit of. Microscopic Wilson. Demint. Shared a screen grab of the sneakers and Pink Pink the is pick the one hundred. percent. It's under present pink. We. What what is green? I see no mint green. It's a hue of green. I mean like like in contrast. White in the white there, you can see how there might be at tinge of. Their their looks very meant with light lavender I cement with white I are okay. I know that's a pink a are but. That's that's a super light, lavender. LAVENDER. Opaque Color Trust me I. These colors all day. The shoe was mint there but. The. Changes, in light I need to finish my apple because advocate. Pink in the Doctor here to talk about it 'cause y'all acting like this is like the most breaking thing that we had like y'all just spent five minutes trying to figure out if it was. Warning than I like to argue I got. It at it's Monday at is. Talking. Maybe, we. Talk about this. Has Been Five years since the whole white and gold and black and blue dress that divided the Internet debate still white and gold to me black black and blue just in what is it black? Going here it's. Not Black and blue. Mortgage Tracy. Thanks, me blackbirds right now. Okay. Clare Crawley's just built some bachelorette secrets to Justin. So what's going on with Dale? That's what I WANNA know I mean we all know things got pretty hot between those two in that first episode remember in Bachelorette History First Impressions don't always mean forever chair. My husband I only watched the Bachelorette and let me tell you why. Because, I feel like the women take very seriously and I feel like they're really looking for connection. Do you feel the same way? Of course, of course, of course, if you look at the women the For me like we have a brutal check, all these women are strong. Like just very independent women that know what they want that know what they're looking for leads. Nobody's going to be the Bachelorette to play games I remember speaking one of the producers I was like. I'm probably the most difficult Bachelorette you've ever dealt with and he was like you are because they can't manipulate me. There's no kind of working around the system for me they can't tell me. Can suggesting. But I know what I want looking for my first impression has which Bachelorette has given you the best advice and what was the advice Hands Down Rachel? She tell you. Live in the moment she said, and she always just said, follow your gut, all your heart and live in the moment and forget what anybody says how did you not let your heart just go with Dell immediately, how did you keep an open mind? Because I mean obviously the chemistry and the connection was very apparent that it was there but there's also. I mean I've been around enough to know that there is lust and there's that kind of initial. But when when the real test is I think when you go through things start having those conversations those hard conversations and actually connecting da gotta ask you because girl can't put that windmill to work okay. was actually four. Trying not to get too touchy feely. Go into this and I'm going be be respectable and have this kind of these countries that. When you're in the moment of it, and you're feeling all the fields especially after clients. Just go for cameras or not right there in your face a really far away. So it's easy to be in the moment. Is there something that you did on the season that you wish you could take? Not. One. Not One thing I'll tell you one thing. There is one thing Dobie. I ate way too many chicken nuggets. I swear to I. had it for every single meal I congratulated myself after every single rose ceremony getting through twelve hours. And Narrows and Chicken nuggets at every single day just. Regrets. I do regret you know what sometimes girls got to do what a girl's gotTa do? Now I would you went through Juan Pablo's season. It's not about fair. It's about like how you feel after this season and after you know Bachelor Winter Games you talked about how you weren't ready for love because you had just gotten out of an abusive relationship I know a lot of people deal with the aftermath of an abusive relationship. How did you get to the place? Right where you are now where you knew you were ready for love. Do. A lot of for worked. And it was not easy when you experience something such. Traumatic as abuse as visible abuse, emotional abuse, you kind of have to dig yourself out of those holes that you're in and build yourself up just taking steps day by day by and really. Learning to. Love Yourself. I love that I'm not GonNa lie when I heard you were thirty nine I was so excited because I feel like you have experienced i. Think people. Use aging swimming. I. Have No idea. I think it's just generations and generations a certain belief. That is outdated I think that one guy tried to use it against me are expected way more from oldest Bachelorette. I. Can laugh routed now because if that's the worst thing that you can say about me, I'm doing pretty good. It's not a bad thing that I'm thirty nine. You. saw what I said the reason why I'm thirty ninth single is literally because of men life back. percent. I'd rather be singled in with man like. My God I love You I hope you big ring and wave to go to the wedding. Thank you so much. Oh thank you I appreciate it so much. I just need you to reach down in your gut. What was your gut? Feeling? Did she find the one it Dale in wasn't a weird feeling that we're in for a plot twists. And I don't think she ended up using gail. Chooses Dale it also throwing us off a lot the teasers in the Bachelorette and the bachelor. Always messed me up. They're really good at throwing you off one hundred percent and by the way I'm not GonNa lie if I saw deal. I would sleep with offers on the bachelorette but I don't know if Dell would be the marrying type. I don ABC's we'll find out more after the Kelly Clarkson's embarrassing fan encounter why she had to pretend to Carrie Underwood, we'll explain next. Oh, man. I loved you like love. Try to make it about us, but it really isn't. It's really about helping these guys and gals out I to to the best. And hopefully win good thing is we're not sending anybody home because they're no good everybody. Here's a good. Voice because it was so much down and these these individuals will be able to take home advice. They'll be able to make use out for some time to calm all shot in real time with real emotion gets all just real like I'm talking to you right now everyone going to realize that these are all talented people and just the exposure of them being on the show is going to be something that can propel them. People are going to see it and respond to it. So everybody everybody wins. I'm Mike. That's a look back at the very first season of the voice that was the best. No Vince to everybody. That's been Austin. But that was the best. This is the voices back on NBC. It's nineteenth season and this one's good too because you've got blake and Glenn John Legend and Kelly Clarkson. Star studded in keeping with Kelly. She's kicking up today's. Would you do it? So she just revealed on her talk show that she wants signed an autograph as Carrie Underwood because she didn't want to embarrass the fan who thought she was carried. So she just signed to Carrie's name. That has happened to me one too many times and in the moment I can tell you from experience. You just go with it because to explain the apology that autumn. So sorry then everybody what show your. Jason. bolden. Oh. Wow. I thought it was me Wayne. Ya I. Wish. All Right Kelly said they even though she? Nothing alike, fans often confused them. It's probably just like I know you're on American idol. You're one of the big winners I might is going blank. Are You Carrie Underwood? One of those things, right? I like I would probably just go along with it to make me feel special for dame like, yes, let me just sign. You got. You Got All right the Rock Group, the flaming lips founded innovative way to perform live during this pandemic by using human plastic bubbles I. This is so fun. So during their last performance, each band member and concert goer was in their own plastic ball. Oh my God you guys the Claustrophobia I bake you even I literally sweating now because of it like that's okay. Fun Band on stage but bubbles on top of bubbles in a crowded. I would hyper at thing ventilate. No Way. Say Get, challenging when you WANNA leave but like your bottles. So big you can't get out you're kind of stuck. On my God. Be So fun. Daily interviews abuse like this we go. Oh Other things you. The logistics alone that we would have to like answer to to try to get this interview in a bubble we could. Back together. Right this morning. Yeah. Everyone ABC emails. discontinued. After this show, not available for comment, not available requests. Okay it's going to happen just say Would you leave here number on a random guys car Hannah Brown just did this we'll let her explain. Here's what's happening. Any our walking in this useful specimen of a human by me so cute and I was like. We come snob each other I think. And so. I was nervous say anything but we think this is hard actually even sure. But I'm GonNa leave him a note. Alert was his car and Hannah did see him open the nope but she has yet to get a call. Oh. Oh, would you do this? Stationary. My car you never know. I like that very old fashioned. She looked so cute to yeah I mean I this is similar to like whenever like you leave your number whenever you leave like on the waiters. To tip the TAB like in the tippy leave your phone number. I don't know AC. The day. I. Would never hire me for hooters. Okay, Haley Bieber is showing her love or Hubby Justin. Bieber. ING CELEBRITY TATTOO ARTISTS MR K. showed up pickup Haley's Tattoo, which is a J. on her left ring finger? It's really cute. Would you do that I'm not I think Jordan has enough tattoos for the both of us. Just not I'm just GonNa just I'm going to be a virgin that way forever I'm just not going to do it. You do what's really weird. If my husband was like I, really want you to get a tattoo. I would actually do the ring finger because at the rate ongoing with the chorale that would be going into. Like I'm frying half my hands off every week. One hundred percent and also. It rubs off a lot because they had those fours beyond saying Jay. Z. Had the fours. Now you can barely see it and have to Redo it every year. So I would do I would totally do. I. Kind. One of those people aren't they kind of bad luck sometimes I say that but then also telling shaded to get my initials on him anyways I think but that's different because he has tattoos already. It's not a commitment. Yeah. I, need to really dig deeper and see how I really feel about this because I'm contradicting myself as I say it out loud. You can get it. You don't need to. It's Okay I. Like it. Okay. How much would you pay to rent out an entire movie theaters? Some chains are doing that including AMC and rate start at ninety nine dollars they're allowing up to twenty people Max the price can go up to three, hundred, fifty dollars depending on the movie and add ons like food and drinks. Would you do it what we bring our own food and drinks anyways. I've never been to movie where I have not brought at least one of the five that I have there. Okay Let. Do. This sounds like a great idea. It sounds like a fun way to get a small group of people together. I would need to have the first screening. Yeah. That day in that movie theater is what I would have to do to make sure it's French. Yeah. I get it to smell the LYSOL when I walk in there, right? Yeah for. Fun. Birthday idea it's sad that Mu going to movie theater feels nostalgia. It's like Oh this feels like something we used to do for my birthday. We're all going to go the movie theaters again I think it's cute I think it's fundraiser to fifties terrible cost. RINTA table so Table Services and. She reach that. Coming at, we're celebrating National Pasta Day with a simple but delicious dish you can make every day. We have celebrity chef here to share us a recipe with you when we come back. National Pasta. Day. Was this weekend and we are still in the mood to celebrate. So we have celebrity chef Antonia low foucault is GonNa join us to show us how to make a classic Italian dish that you can whip up any day of the week. What the daily you guys are feeling fire and One. Cry. Point. Office and After A hostile around. A little bit of a World Cup? Here. Roly boil ruling will be boiled. Set Water Five. Good couple of paint, day Brown for stoppage free folks out of keeping from Ruffalo. I. The. Ratio of. We lead crediple. mccollum, Mari. Polychaete of gray time they Lena. Butter. And we're going to have. Chicken. Shopping butter. Thought of. Three feet here is. Boiling And Jessica rapidly. All credible. Dumb. WanNa call them. A. Little. Gorka. Half. Roasted. The Henry now. GonNa? into. The sauce and then you wanted to. On that. onto the play. And Saying that there is not cheese there is A. Little bit over the top all around. A little bit of top personally. And that it? Pop which. Religion. Oh. My Gosh. That looks so good. We had. I missed the perks of food. Can check out our instagram daily for the recipe and if you haven't watched Selena chef yet all the episodes are available now on. HBO. Max. Next Katy Perry says, she has best friend tell I knew I was going to miss that our? Love with the. With the celebrity do you know who it is playing a game Yes. The BFF's with US next. Today is National New Friends Day. So to celebrate, we're going to test our knowledge on some surprising CELEB- friendships with the game of guests that be. Guys. excited. Very excited. Okay I am Courtney Cox lead singer stay at her Malibu House rent free for three months to make music in exchange he made sure to make his bed. Is it Bruno Mars with the as Shirin See Post Malone de Sam Smith it's either. I. Remember we're talking about the story. I think it's either ed or Sam. Talking like you know and that's why I don't want to get the answer. To let you go first. So then I can give. Sam? Here and Share and of course I'm sorry go. Go. With your gut you, you have a chance to win all right star game a speech at his best guy theories Hollywood walk of fame ceremony exit. A Ryan Reynolds Be Alec. Baldwin. See Matthew mcconaughey or feed Dennis. Quaid. Remember this one to a no, it's not. I don't want to tell you anything just in new guests I go Dennis Quaid. Key mcquaid I think I'm GonNa, go massing McConnell. and. You are, right. Now much. It's tied. All right. Let's see just a now. It's GONNA work to heat up for she wants to win. Okay. John Travolta was convinced to go bald by this good friend. This is a great friend I'M GONNA, go ahead and say, Hey, Nicholas cage be pit bull. Okay. See Bruce Willis or D Jason Statham reverse rare. Pit Bull. Is Pit Bull dammit. Tricky. Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah I remember the picture I see now. Okay. I love that I. Love that he went. Thank God for pit bull. Okay. Katy Perry claims to have best friend with this celebrity is a Taylor, swift. Bolivia Gaga see do Aletha or D. Allison Williams. Well I'm. GonNa go. I'M GONNA. Go you go I to go somewhere to Okay well, is that your answer Chrissa Yeah Okay it's it is Williams but Justin you said at first. So is your point. So hopefully, someone's keeping score. All right. Okay last one, David Beckham gets a copy of this rapper's record before its release is at age easy Kendrick. Lamar Eminem or new dog quick answers. Kendrick Lamar. It is snoop. tied. you tied. They That's annoying. I'd visit Fedex. That's it for us today. Tomorrow we're talking to be about our kids marriage in her amazing new project. Let's younger star setting. Foster. Check nightly tonight at eleven join us for daily Pop. Every Weekday at eleven have a good day. Kicked in.

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192: Happy Birthday (w/ Paul Scheer)

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192: Happy Birthday (w/ Paul Scheer)

"This is a head gum podcast. I might what's up shit heads. Welcome to another episode of high mighty. It's me your voice. Number one, their number one. The number one Johnny g joining is. Always Anaheim Mighty studios. My nearly silent co host Arthur Gabriel. That's Arthur crushing that Nyla bone. Also, joining me in the high and mighty studios the birthday boy himself will the birthday, boys. Number one birthday. How did I not say that Paul sheer guys? Still works, man. I will tell you someone the show black Monday right now and get my plugs right away. Different here. Get him. I I out. So the first episode of the show that we're doing after we got picked up was directed by sky McMahon. You looks familiar. How do I know? I was the what's up guy. And I was like really like. Oh, and you always a TV director. He directed. Uncle drew that the basketball. That's. But it was I don't even know this guy. It's crazy where people, and I know. But he was a lovely guy. But he was I was like man that must been crazy. I remember where was when the first commercial aired. It was a New York knick game seven thirty seven pm like the walked it through the almost at the moon landing. Then the about this. I'm sure he has an oral history of Budweiser commercials that he's been interviewing were you? When you're first commercial catch raise catched on John. Did you ever have a commercial? I had never had a good commercial. I was edited out of jello commercial that ended up being the most fruitful thing. I've ever like the most financially viable day of work I've ever had. And I didn't even end up in the final product. I was called the Nate before before commercials shot. Paul you got the part. And like what part like you audition for it? And it was like I don't remember auditioning for but I was young and dumb. And I was near goes are. Yeah, I got the part and basically is brought me into an extra. But I thought I got something so whole morning where do I go there this over here? All right. And so it was like a commercial for Honey bunch of oats. And it was like a support group who love Honey, bunches, oats, and we're all in this fucking circle. And I'm thinking to the league a guy who actually got the part, and like he's like, I'm addicted Honey bunches of oats, and we're all like addicted, and I started saying it out loud. And can you can you say anything out loud because we didn't pay you to say. Go. The harsh reality of the business is landed right on your lap. Oh, no. We do it again and just moving my mouth like just saying those words thinking that needs to come here. Let's over here. And then literally put me right in front of the camera. So back of. Back of my head is Honey bunch of those commercials. It was it was a gut wrenching day going from like a made it got this part of a thing. I didn't even on dishing for and then be fooled by doing extra work is a like a round everyone has to do in entertainment, and some people accidents end up doing it for ten years or purposely. But they every one of them is still fooled. No, it's because you have to like you have to quit yourself. I'm doing something here. Like one of the first gigs. I got soak cited about was it was like USA had this diner in the everyone was sitting around in a diner, and they would just play old people's court episodes, and then the host of walk around. What did you think of that? But the trenches they come over to you is so small sit there from nine to one airing lie. It was live interstitial and you got like one hundred dollars eighty dollars. Dad you go today. Go to watch it. The wrap arounds of booking people's courts day site, the days of trolling like going through Craigslist to find acting jobs where you're like, we're one hundred dollars for a video. And then you don't even know where it's going to air, but you're like dressed as a wrestler screaming. Did you do that thing with me where we just as wrestlers and Carnegie Hall? No, I did something with and Bobby Moynihan was there, also January sky. Yeah. It was way early in my career, quote, unquote, even at VH one time, and I went to there on a Saturday, and we shot a weird thing though supposed to be like video game load screens for like a fake. And I had no idea what it was. But I knew I was getting like two hundred and fifty dollars. I got paid. This is a big money gig about a thousand dollars dresses arrests. I didn't know what it was in. Basically it was for the CBS upfront presentation. So every year the networks go, and they kind of all the advertisers in their Carnegie Hall. So Carnegie Hall, we're all dressed like idiots like a Budgie. But you know, I think wriggle and Billy merit and less moon visas onstage, president of we got more than just I just recently became a huge fan is. Oh, yes. Old guy here about the guy the more I respect like a lot of different jobs for different times of people. Plassey, dude. Like, let's move is on stage is like because it gets UPN is doing wrestling at this point new PIN's. Our doesn't even exist anymore. We're more than just wrestling. And then we all came out onto. On for as we were saying that the ushered offstage onstage for twenty five seconds standing all day in a weird Ascot's. But no, it was the best gig. It was just that thousand bucks, whatever it was to walk across stage for twenty five seconds. And that would take that. Now. Oh, yeah. That's the best especially if it's not filmed. And you're like, there's no way this can come back and bite me in the know ever. See this great done, so many shady jobs like that. Well, I've been wanting to have you on high and mighty forever. Because we have a lot of weird things in common. We've yes, we're both from Long Island, which is like ten episodes of this podcast about Long Island. Both enjoy watching good and bad movies degree where we've monetize it or. Yeah. Yeah. I'll be into a career maybe potentially ruining watching movies for our selves. It really does. But don't you find that? Now watching a good. I don't know there's certain things about good movies feel so great to me or I guess. Oh, yeah. I should say a mediocre movie is kind of great because I'm used to seeing ship. That's so I kind of it does feel that way. When you get to watch movie that you're not watching where you're like, oh, I'm just gonna put on this movie and enjoy it. Well, it's been fun. I've been doing this other podcast where we watch good movies called unspoiled. And it's been like all these amazing movies which on one flew over the cuckoo's nest and best. Yes. And it's an interesting list. The the hundred best movies of all time. There's no female directors on it, which is crazy. The ordering of it is bizarre. But for the most part, they're all amazing films. And it is weird. Because my instinct when I'm watching a movie and taking notes what what the fuck of that coming from a comedy standpoint, you're like, I'm ready to roast gone. And then you're like, can I sit there like there'll be a week world be watching like, you know, cellular with Jason state, and then going to like Clint Eastwood and unforgiving my mind. But knows stop this would he do you're in unspoiled shit talking. Then happened. Then happy to. Also were both January thirty first people. This is birthday today. Yes. This is amazing. It's birthday today. And what better way to celebrate a birthday than with doing a podcast doing my job? Doing you doing a favor for someone else's? How do you? Celebrate your birthday because I think we we're in this zone where older right? We're not. So. So the idea of going out and getting wasted is not like high on my list again one gong fucked up. My only accidentally get fucked up these days where I'm just saying. I guess I had five drinks last night. I remember. Yeah. I know I did I did something it won't point. Oh, I'm the kind of gone right now. But it's so rare almost a dose myself. Yeah. So my my birthday traditions more or less like the weekend before after the birth. We have trouble because usually the birthday after our birthdays the Super Bowl, which is what it's doing this year. She got to do the one before which is the Pro Bowl weekends. You get. Yeah. It's a little tricky. Because we're yeah. Thirty I is a is a good one because far enough away from Christmas, which is great. Yeah. But we're fucked by the Super Bowl it is. And you like I've always been like no one wants to party on the Saturday night before a super now at least when you were younger now that I'm in my late thirties. Although last year for my birthday, I did rent a chartered a bus and took fifty friends to go. Well, they paid for their tickets. But we went took fifty people to go watch USA play Argentina in rugby down in Carson, California workout amazed. That's amazing. I think it's like it's hard to figure out what to do on your birthday because you want to treat yourself. Well, you also want to like I like to take the day off. I'm a big believer taking the day off on. This is tech. Early on off. I'm off now. But I want to do anything. Right. Like, you're saying you won't even schedule something for January thirty first during the day if you like that. You have to work to work. Yes. Yeah. Exactly. If they have to work you have to work. But if I can have any control over it. It's like, no, it's a it's like a free day. You should. Yeah. You should be able to sleep in. Yeah. Maybe get a little help. I'm not a parent, but you are imagining like, well, yeah. It's like I mean. Yeah. My wife takes care of me on my birthday ever care of her. Yeah. It's the right way to do. My wife did one thing that was really awesome one time. She got me breakfast in bed from a chef came to our house and made breakfast. And then by the time I woke up it was already to go with all my favorite stuff. Oh, that's so cool. It was a great give us that. You can take us. The good thing to do because it's such a surprise. 'cause you're not even leaving your house and you're in bed, and it was like that's like the dream idea of birthday gift from. I don't have to leave my house. Yeah. You gotta get up nizing casually. Like, it was it was so good. And we me and tiff do dinner on the nights of our birthdays. If it's not the weekend. The let's good. Birthday person gets the choose so usually chooses some like expensive restaurant we've been talking about going to God. And I usually make her go to a place that she would always poo poo for a date night. That's a smart way to go. I was okay. There's a place out here called save by the Max Bell restaurant right in there to open a new version of it. It's like the malbouffe sans version, and I'm like, I was trying to get as a genuine an invite to go to the opening that kind of thing, and she'd never gone, I think you'd like. No, absolutely not. It's so hard because some of the nerdy shit that I've really liked to do my wife June. Will does not want to do it at all. But she I gather based on what I know from knowing your wife and tips kinda similar. She's also not like don't do that. She's just like I'm not writing. Do whatever you want to do. I've been really into immersive theatre stuff and like VR stuff. I'm in it. Let me tell you about this. Let me tell you this thing if you don't like it, you know, that's not. Okay. So did this immersive theatre thing? It was downtown you go in and you're transported to this club in Paris. Right. And you sit down they kind of explained the rules to and then you get to walk and explore whatever you want to do is a video game says all these actors out there, and you can drag with them talk with them. And if you engage an open them up to talk about one thing, they'll send you on an adventure. So I did it twice one time. I was about trying to find a secret treasure. And the other time I was getting involved this secret society where this guy was like a devil worship who's running the entire club. But I'm in the eight other people who were also on eight different tracks, and then we all meet up. But so one point I had to poison someone like someone came over gives us to do an actor and in their drink. So there's a moment where to go over. Pour the poison into their drink. They drink it, and they die. If I don't do that they live on for the rest of the night of I do. As the staff, and I mean. I was like I love that. You've got me that sounds super appealing to me because I fucking it feels like a role playing. You are in real life. Yes. And it's not like it's like there's a level of ardent to it. But it's also like it's kind of fun to just be like, oh, it's a way of playing or disclaiming like improv world too. I think really helps you with that. Because you're like we're used to like silly theatre games. We don't do it anymore. More shows. But I still have it in my bones where I'm like, I'm not I'll fucking walk around like a giraffe. In there, and I'm like drag with these people have to get information from them. And because it's part of I'm trying to get my journey, but also not fully committed to. Oh, okay. So how are you doing this? Don't know. Why don't wanna like fully commit to being? Yes. Dr we must go into that room. I know it's funny because I I would be amazing to like run into you in one of these things and you have like an ipad tuxedo on. And I'm like, Paul you're like, you must think of you must be my nephew. I'm ready. I mean, I think always trying to find like those other things that are fun. The guy I've done the escape rooms escape rooms are fun. And I love puzzles I've never done in a scape room. Now. See that's the thing that will go with me. And it's keep rooms are super fun. If you like puzzles, it's a si you're living in a puzzle. And there's like June thinks that she's going to be like kidnapped tortured and these things like there's a dude standing there is getting warmer, coal tiff. Same way, she goes. It's the best place to have you killed and it's like, okay. But you know, what I think I've ever gone to those escape rooms like, you know, you'll be in a room like like, whereas couch in the table and stuff and anti let you know, like ten times don't rip the cushions apart on the couch. Don't there's no clue hidden in the stuffing like one due to open up a pocket knife. It's got to be in the media. He starts. Popping through the roof guy. You understand this is just the thing. It's not real like that's where the improv background comes into play. Because then you're like, I'm assuming I know the rules of this. Yes, there's no way the answer is smashed the sheet rock is another escape starting a half hour thirty dollars. Experience. I think we're supposed to kill this person choke out the monitor. Yes. I mean, we also do everything about dinners, we'd get like a dinner, but I always trying to figure out like I wanna make my birthday like kind of epic. But just special right? Just give us a like last year, June was working all day. I had nothing to do. So I went to Disneyland. Let's go Disneyland right birth passes. Like this year passes. A nice lunch at fancy place there. A had a nice lunch or the martinis, and I told you she's a where are you? That's weird. Maybe she's right. I I don't know what to do. But I think I'm always trying to like make it feel something. That's what I kind of one. I was like I used to just throw like a party. Then I was doing like I did when I lived in Brooklyn. I did a beer tasting for my birthday, everyone brings different beers. And then there's like categories, and I have great friends are arbitrarily the judges and then like a couple years ago. I did the rugby thing. And then this year we went to as Berg downtown. It's awesome. Like reserved a couple tables and just ate food all day long. But I always want to and this is like, I guess a humble bragging away. But I think you're can attest this because we have I mean, you have even more than me in this. Another thing we'll talk to you about because you have ten jobs like if you want to invite like your buds to like go, I have to be like seven, especially if you're married been married longtime you have spouses, so you can only have four people from my birthday or. Like if I'm like, all right? Well, I'm inviting Anthony king I got invited ten and that's what I phoned all the time. I like I had a birthday party for my fortieth, and it's not easy for me to like knock down this list, because if it's going wide, it's gotta go a little bit wider than I would want it to because they don't want to make people feel badly, and the people that you would make feel badly are people that you wouldn't even you wouldn't be mad if they did show up to your arm. We can't have eighty have sixty a tricky thing. So I wind up doing a lot more smaller vents like for example, this weekend for the Super Bowl where having people over our house, and what we're doing for it is only parents with kids. So of course, that's what parents are. But. But people pretending to be parent. Yeah. No people. We we've felt like we've gone to Super Bowl parties, and it's fun. We bring our kids. It's not fun for them. Like, they're not really wanted. Because hey, we know a bunch of parents that are in this boat that kinda wanna like good Super Bowl party. But also don't want to go to the one where there's no kids, you know, when your kid to be the one that's talking during commercials. So you don't want to be the only one at a party where everyone's like, we're fine. It also helps you relax because if you are if you're at a party with other kids, I mean other people are watching your kid to you're all sharing village kind of. So then also. Yeah, there's that instinct to where you're like if your kid makes Massar is allowed or whatever everyone else's like dude where parents too. So like this is our Super Bowl party is like eight adults like so it's like four four four parents. Oh, this is great. It's a great like, so it's just finding those weird and. Things get upset if they're not invited. Because they were they were there. You know? There's a rule in the Super Bowl thing is very good thing too. Because people often have plans so you can get out of the loop hall of like, I assumed you had plans. Yeah. Exactly. Oh, that's a fun one. Yeah. It's that will just be idea of like what I want to do for my birthdays like have a weird like I was talking about having like these two chefs I know that do weed infused cooking. I was like I wonder how much would cost them come over my house and make a bunch of dumplings or something. And then a host at a party at my house on all of that. What it is now? Yeah. I kind of liked the idea of like what you're saying experiences. Can you go somewhere? Can you do something? Can you just like like just I mean, and I just think that that's like I think when I started kicking in for me is when people would start having birthday dinners on taking you out for my birthday. So here's like ten people were all going to stick restaurant. I'm buying it. Because my birth. Oh, that's. Cool way of doing. Why I I love the whole like don't worry guys. I'm bringing a bunch of. Yes, you I'm making the drinks for us. But it's my birthday. Let's do blah. Yeah. I think that's like I'm all on board on this. You guys get gifts for each other still? Yes, we do do you. We my birthday is close to Christmas and tips is like before Christmas Jews January fourth and January thirty first. So. Yeah. So like that weird situation where we're like we should get each other birthday knocking each other Bertha gives but get each other Christmas gifts or flip it. Yeah. We've done something. Where I here's my rule them. I always get my wife a gift because whatever it is a we're not supposed to I never know. Never know. I got ping this year hard. She got me a Christmas Gucci flipflops, which is fast gift. And she literally she said if you're going to be outside smoking weed and flip flops all day, they should at least be Gucci. But I was like I thought we weren't getting each other gifts. And she's like we never said that. And I was like blur stomach dropped. And I'm like, this is the worst situation. I've got nothing. I always have a gift ready because I'd rather no one's gonna be upset that you've gotta gift. But if you if you come empty-handed like, yeah, I was told by Arthur getting louder and louder toys, it was torn up dude knuckle were like, oh, come over for Christmas Eve one time, and they're the best as people, and and we kinda just said like no gifts, and we got there, and everyone I guess for us in June. I know gifts, and we had to get gifts from my two cousins of their lovely my aunt and uncle the nicest and like and it was like four rounds of gifts. And we had nothing I felt like such a piece of shit dead. Nothing. My brother-in-law did something this year at Christmas, which I will steal from now on he showed up to my mu-. Other in laws house with all the gifts we had for each other. And then also he had a case of wine with them each wine with a ribbon on it. I'm like who are those for? He goes, whoever I forgot that. And I'm like he's like just in case like the random aunts got you gift card or you can go great. I got you a bottle. I'm like you have twelve bottles of wine over there. He's I I don't they just go in my I have. Genius move. I like that. I'm a big believer in enough for people that are close with but went to bigger Christmas, gift items and stuff like that. I did gift cards and gift cards are great because I feel like and this may be a bad thing. But I feel like. Everyone wants to buy them on Amazon. And then like, you know, what I don't know. You don't know you enough to get you what you want. Here's something you'll buy because it's it's it's not a restaurant that you have to go to it's on M's on everyone's fucking on Amazon. You can literally get any if you make good bye groceries. Exactly. I get it the best like that's been my go-to gift, whatever I'm like in a moment on this. I just shoot over digital Amazon card. Much, and then this year upgraded it to certain people who I really like I got people TicketMaster gift cards. That's a good one. Because then you kind of force them to have an event and exactly and whatever you want baseball game basketball game concert. You choose and you'll use it. Like, that's the hardest thing is like. I don't know. It's hard go to the Nike store and get two hundred dollars sneakers and use my fifty dollar gift card TicketMaster is a great like in-law gift where it's yes. So my mother-in-law and father-in-law it's like feel free. You guys go to your both retired you go to concert a month. I let us knocked two hundred dollars off a ticket. I gave my like my dad, I gave him a Broadway dot com tickets. So this is give you the for what everyone smart because it's like, it's hard as I get older kids. I'm just like my I don't have patience to go shopping for gifts. I don't have like the the mental capacity big too. I guess it used to be able to walk around a mall. Go shopping that would be good for any of that free time for that. Like Alexa days going. Oh, I have to go with a one of those people. That's like I want. I have ideas for gifts for people. And I'm like, I'm not even thinking I'm like, let's just get every. Anyone donation to a charity that I like. By the way, like we existed a world where we can get pretty much whatever we want like, right? Like you want some you'll buy it. That's what I do. Yeah. Well, that's hard. That's hard with a party. Spouses, like Tiffany hasn't like been like for the last six months, I've really wanted this and never purchase it for myself. Oh, babe. Look that blender you were worried cost too much. I've been dropping hints. I nap for June. We'll see if it came through about what I want for my birthday because you know, it's always good to drop a little bit of a hint. But if you tell them straight up what you want takes away, the juice from them a little exactly you're doing them. So like, I I've been really thinking a lot of photos lately, and I've been like loving taking photos. I think the last time we hung out you had like a real camera. Yeah. And so I said did, you know, it was like, oh, man. You know, it'd be great to like do a lesson with photographer just kind of learn a little bit more. So said that real nice, and like, it was from a genuine place. That's seeding something. And then as out at a store, and there was a flyer for this guy. Like, oh, teach Dockery. Here's my quote. And whatever it was like a postcard, and he's left it in the kitchen. By myself. It would be I'm helping you just get this for me, and my mom makes me sender Amazon links, and then sends me the Amazon link and then when I open it like on Christmas, she's deal like it. I'm like if I sent you the link my mom's crazy about this shit. She's like starts calling you in like thanksgiving or in early November long island's what you want for Christmas. And I'm like mom. I want cash I'm flying to New York flying back just giving you have to have something to open. I know. This is my mom, my mom to me thanksgiving. You have to have something to open. What if when everyone else is opening something, I'm like what my three year old nephew. I'm not gonna jealous when they opened five gifts. So I finally my mom hounds me, and I go all right red dead redemption to buy it anyway. And it's like a video game is a great price level everything. She goes Jesus Johnson. How old are you? You know what? You're going to spend forty five dollars on shirt that I'm going to dislike don't even shop Yemi thirty dollars cash. Yeah. You save fifteen. We're both happy. It's a tricky thing. These parents really are so impressed by like. But it's like they they think they know you, but you've been living out of the house or most of us have been living for a long personal situations. Like, my mom hasn't even like she's only seen the inside of my apartment. Once you don't even know what I have exactly like that's why my biggest pet peeve. Art, never give anyone fucking art. That's a close game. That's that's almost like buying underwear for someone. That is almost like you have to have you have to fucking say I want that. Like, that's the only. Yeah. Art when we moved into our like our house now to put this up is that what we have to do. We've put this thing that you get that's a very personal thing to to weird. Yeah. People do that shit all the time. Like when they give you like picture frames as a gift you like this go with my house at all. Also, have you been my house? How many years do I have? I know. I know I I know it's tricky it's give it to me. If I ever give someone art that wasn't Tiffany. It would be under the auspices of like, and if you hate it. I don't give a shit if you don't put it up right here that story about George Clooney and Richard kind now. Okay. So George Clooney used to be roommates with Richard Richard kind. Like if you don't know who he is. He's been city. Yes. So he's like this kind of like veteran character actor dog doing. Mad about you to the brother-in-law. So they did monologues at s cat in the DM. The DM Alan Alda, Mike. That to me all the was unreal good. I could only he did. Oh, Hello to. He was. Good. So he okay. So they're living together. They've lived together. They both are struggling actors, then George clean become towards Clini. But you're still still always work actor, but you're always pranked, Richard kind. And so George Clooney goes to a like garage sale. And he sees really shitty picture of like a clown. Like, I just there's clown paintings. But this is a shittier, and it goes to Richard house this many now he's like the famous church cleaning. And he's like, hey, Richard. I've been painting and made this I was thinking about this view. And I got you this and made this for you. And and so like in Richard all my God. This is beautiful. Everybody original puts up his front hallway. Like, this is George Clooney made me this clown painting. This shitty thing like Cleveland. Keep it in his house for like five six years. Until I got that in a garage sale. That's awesome. Talking about on action boys the other day, like the always feels like you hear that these mega famous rich actors are pranksters in a way to humanize them. Clooney's the one I've heard the MO like, of course, Arnold Schwarzenegger is a prankster 'cause he's a bully. Clooney is the one who keeps coming back where you're like. All right. I'm starting to believe this, dude. Actually, he has a sense of humor Asli Clooney's actually doing like the pranks in the spirit of pranks where it's like like, we're Mel Gibson. I remember Mel Gibson was a prankster it. We were talking about Braveheart Mel Gibson suppressor. It's like he that's not part of his personality, no hassle. That clampett is a funny prank. Like that is that is not a bullying this like a fucking the best Kuni prank. I ever heard was and I forget, I told it on panel somewhere. He's like was staying at someone's house, and they had a cat. He kept allergic kinds. Okay. He keeps taking the cats turds. And he's getting more and more concerned that his cat isn't shitting. And he's and then Clooney on day five shits in it like a human size log and he's like, Richard your cat. It finally. That's so fucking funny. Funny bid. The mill gives them on like punched me in the stomach. I pull them over as a police officer says really awful things. Homophobic slurs. What a silly boy for for awhile Christmas, gift wise, me, and my brother and our Ciga. We're all brothers God's. We're all just like exchanging fifty dollar gift cards, and like sometimes one person got like a seventy five feel weird. So we were like, let's not get each other. Let's not even get each other birthday. We just let me show we call each other on a birthdays, we just keep that we send each other fifty dollar gift cards, and it's like we're all has like we don't need it. I think the call is great. And I think for Christmas white elephant is a great. We do we we do secret Santa from one generation. That's great the cousins and brothers, husbands, and wives. Yeah. Can still buy gives. We'll all get mom. I give. Let me ask you this. It's birthday where do you go for cake? A good is your what's your go to do a cake cupcake? I'm not a sweet sky, really say. Anyway, I will I will go in on ice cream. But for my birthday, it's for me. It's always more about like, I'm looking for fried foods and meats this year. I think my birthday dinner. I chose is going to be at I pick in Westwood. And we. Yes. So we did I pick for those. You don't know. It's the best movie going experience in the world. You have forty dollars to spend on. Gold number. So. Yeah. Because I was like all right. So if I pay thirty bucks to become a gold number that means if you go twice in one year, you break, even exactly and you get ten percents off, all your food and drinks. So never right now. It's tickets for perfect. And then you also get reduced price on the movie tickets. So it's like it does all work out the gold membership. So you're in these little cocoons, but their food is actually pretty good. It's like bar food. But in an elevator. Elevated elevated bar we have like the spicy tuna on crispy rice Cates, a DEA. And then you know, what I'll recommend to you. Well, you don't like it. But they did this thing called childhood and a Cup as desert, and it's like a chocolate pudding Parfait that member those things that use Dev when you're yes. Yeah. Call crumbly. Oh, dude. That was a good. That's my idea of great birthday dinner is I get super high in a parking lot. And then I go full horizontal eat a meal and watch glass in king Arthur's court that is right. Chose. So that's what I'm talking about. When I'm like tiff for my birthday, I want to eat here. Like for her birthday. She's like try this play. A we went to twelve million for this or not twat forget what it's right. Twelve over here on Highland twenty. Oh. I know I know twelve million by my house and feel this. Highland. Yeah. We went there for her. We're going to pick. That do you have. Go to birthday suites like someone's like, I'll tell you the they it's tricky. I would say if I like, I'm a big cookie person. I like cookies, okay. And I like a specific hypoc. Okay. But it's like there's a place in the Glendale mall. Again. They have a great cookie was a stand. It wasn't even like a full on store. I like that. But, but if I was gonna pick a thing that I would want yellow cake chocolate frosting, like store bought that engines that shit is nine ended nine intimate the Dunkin Hines that while. Yeah. Hind that I'm behind that. That was always a it's easy to kind of make and the gilson's by my house, which is they do these big chunks of those cakes at the cash register and every now and then my call get one of these impulse buy. Sites because it's like, I don't want the whole cake. I don't need a whole kick in in the house. Take two more before whatever then the house. I'm eating that breakfast. I mean launch look fork full of it now. No big deal. I'm like walking out the door grabbing two bites and then I work from home mostly and five K can house. There could be a fork sitting in it all day. I want my soup. That's. Yeah. But that's like a big that's a fun thing. And I think for me definitely my birthday is trying to do something with June last year. I love sushi June does not. It's weird. She is thinking about textures touches and texters and things like that. So if she looks at me, she's like, I don't like I'm not going to like that. It's going to feel my mouth. So she makes very big assumptions about food. But she went with me to really good sushi restaurant, and she really enjoyed it. Because the guy made her eat it like do you give pep talk on the drive to something like that. No. Because she's like she's like, I'll do this. That's cool. So it's a good deal. Yeah. I think like one year for my birthday like tiff agreed to get stoned like she doesn't really get high. You wanna blaze and watch movie for my birthday. She's like okay for your birthday. That's a lovely thing. Thank you. Honey, finally, getting high with me what it is. What it is to me is I've gotten older, that's all I want. I wanted to do something that I wanna do can I treat the narrative of the night like. Not guilty about it. Dude exa- was just about the tag with and not feel like I'm asking favor. It's been a lot of money that was the experience that I wanted. We have a milk bar that just opened up on the so I might have to get like a cereal milk ice cream or compost cookie from. While I have you here. There's a few other things I want to first of all for I you were my level to improv coach who's in that class. The the only person I've remember Nick Ross, and Derek Mason. Those those guys were used to be New York over for anybody Seth to over for you like week five. I remember we were in this weird little like Ripley Greer kind of Jason place. This would have been made two thousand four like graduation, and you I was on best week ever as well as sort of new from there. And then I I got. You got Entertainment Weekly article about you. And they sat in the class. I remain. You know, who that who wrote that article Anthony kings writing partners comp round she and I had no idea. I really funny small world. And I remember, and I was like, that's the other thing. The other distinct memory I have from then was Anthony king names out. Now calling me on my cell phone to say I made Harold night while you were in the chair, and then I. Paul. I'm on herald night, you were like congrats, man. And I was like I'm telling my level to coach and technically weird co worker. That's amazing those classes I mean, it was a weird. I remember. I love being there in that time. It's weird people who listen to podcasts. Like no little bit about UC. But it's like, I don't think that that experience. We had what I go up learning and then going both of our our experiences were probably still very different. And then I think. Yeah. After me I like to say, and I'm not trying to be humble here. I'm was the last generation of people where it was like a large percentage of people who auditioned got put on because of how few the next year after me was like six hundred people audition. Oh, I did. It was like eighty for sixteen slot. I think there is something so crazy about I was on the first herald team ever, but it was just basically because there wasn't that many people. I mean, I was performing seven nights a week at a certain point, you know, teaching classes and doing all this stuff. And it was sort of like, you just I don't know. Yeah. There's a time when I was like cage match Harold night one night a week at under Saint marks other row. Shows to providence marks do show their home. I bring our own snacks and snacks beverages. Very we'll make money on this. Why are we selling fucking snack granola bars? Wind up eating it. We were just doing it for stage time we were like we're breaking even every week. Keep it going. We always sell out hustle people out friends from work or like, what are you doing Friday? I'm like you should come down to the east village and see an improv show at nine thirty in fuck in the fucking weird square that no one could get to the bathroom as a backstay the bathroom was like you had to cross stage. Yeah. And I feel like after me it became we weren't we've known each other really for such a long time since four go back for best week ever. Wow. Yeah. Well, Betsy governors is a weird pocket in my life. Because now I'm like friends with a lot of people yet. We're on it. But to me they were comedians that I had to transcribe. So now, it's like what you transcript. Yeah. Because the I would get the typhus that was like a place that they would send it to eventually they started being able to do that. But sometimes they need to quick turn around there. Like Chuck nice did some pickups get. Like, you t-, Donna and Danya Jackie Clarke, all these people that Hubel all these people that would end up being sort of my friends or I would end up like I've been fucking secretly working together forever and weird world. But it is it's funny because I feel like we know that we hang out all the time. But it's like, but when I see you I feel a kindred spirit because we've known each other for such a long that we are doing where it's like, we don't hang out that much when we see each other. It's like here we are. It's been sixteen years. Part of that was going to that San Francisco festival because it was like, oh that was like such a good time to hang out. But but yeah, I was gonna say. About that. But. Oh, yeah. I mean, sometimes you get to do improv shows with your friend, and there's also five other people there. And you'd think the fucking was also never feel more happy than looking over you being well, at least we're in. Again, I think you were in a scene, and you looked at me, and I went I'm coming and I walked on his the first character you mentioned. Brendan on my brenda's. Here's a storm starting gauging. I remember the one thing about that show. Was we had a ninety minutes slot. Nice said we don't have to do the full ninety minutes. Right. And they're like, well, I think somebody else that I think we don't be let down and that was very. That's the case. No. No one does uncles for. No one's like come out. And do another fifteen minutes. Please. No, no, see that shit. I think if you like if you did a forty five minute long brought show is plenty if you have an hour sought you do forty five minutes ninety minutes, you do sixty exact to do know improv show should be longer than seventy minutes with an intermission makes. It makes me feel. That's like ask cats. Not even that long. Okay. And then here's my other field of questions. I wanna get. For a long time. I've always looked you've for like productivity life types. Yeah. Because I am like a king of tiny kingdoms in the way. You're you're you have podcasting. Tv this you're doing all this shit. You producing all this stuff on the side. Do you have anything that you've done in the last few years or device or method that you've gotten that has helped you handle everything? Yeah. I have varied. So I will say that there is there a mindset or even like a new behavior yet on I have everything that will probably tell you hear a bastardize on some level. Okay. So so got let the core. It's kind of like improv like you. Learn the rules, then you make it your own. Well, that's I could do it like this. Exact okay. There's this book that I heard about called getting things done, right? This GT Howard Stern talks about it. And the core concept of it is great. It kinda was written. Before I think computers really took over. So there's an element of that. So I really like us that in a sense of mapping what I need to get done and keeping us, but then. It's weird. I think a lot of the times. It's like, what do you pull it? One thing from here. One thing from here. One thing from here. That's I just read this great book. About productivity for creative individuals, and it was like actually made a big difference. It was like it was just is what I'm trying to install right now routine. Right. Like and giving yourself a routine. So every morning when you get up the ideally always say like whoever's writing the stuff doesn't have kids, but you get up and you go I'm gonna write for an hour. And I'm not gonna do anything else. I'm gonna like just for our not emails anything. I'm just gonna put me I in that time. I and then they'll do the rest the rest of the day, and that to me, I don't have a routine, and I think I want to start instilling that idea of like a routine have a bunch of different apps. They use that. I keep me in check and stuff like that. When you say routine. You mean, all right. I'm starting to set an alarm for the same time every day. Well, it's different. If you're. Yeah. I guess it would be like. So for me. My day starts around six six fifteen every day being maybe six forty five and I'll get up I have to get my kids dressed fed and ready to say like when they're out the door for school. It's nine AM. So at that point and nine AM, then if I want, and I was like, maybe three days a week. I'm going to the gym so back. So if I'm not worried if I'm not working doing anything majors if you're working and ends up being fourteen hour days. Five, but then like, ideally, go home shower, and at this point say it's ten AM now. All right. The first thing I'm doing I may have a million things to do is. I'm just going to focus on whatever I want to focus on my, and that's emails, and that's not doing, you know, notes on a project. It's only gonna do my creative time. It's kind of like morning pages. Yeah, I'm going to spend an hour. Now. Putting my thing for all right at eleven AM when my when my watch beeps as when I can stop writing this passion. And then I'll go, and I'll do emails and do everything like that. So that really rung true to me that makes sense to me because I find myself gleaning away from creative stuff getting their stuff done. And then getting scratching the itch of like, why got all those emails done. I did I did this. I kind of had a good day. And then I'm like it's been six weeks, and I haven't moved on a pilot rating. And so the idea is you always do your thing. I because it's studies show that you are more creative in when you put your when you do whatever you're doing I so Dr Dovid school. I'm doing exerting me in any way. But the first thing them from a computer, if it's just the creative thing that I'm focused on that's gonna get the most productive me. I'm going to get the best me, right? Then in there. That's so funny. Just today. I was at the gym, and I was thinking to myself. Okay. So if I don't get like, a fulltime job what schedule and I was literally thinking to myself, Mike. Should I wake up and do like from nine AM to from eight AM to nine AM eight thirty to nine thirty. I just right and don't worry and then at nine thirty. I get up and go to the gym. Where do I go to the gym from eight to nine thirty sit down from ten to eleven uninterrupted wherever you feel the best. I think, but it's not getting caught up in the day where I think that that's part of the rule is like how can you because if you get up, you don't take your phone, and you come right in here, and yours like art? Let me start going like you're kind of you're open to not getting hung up by like what did? So. And so say on Twitter, what did this thing these were moles and your brain is fully functional? And I feel like if I was like give myself, I think that the the finger. I'm what I don't have time for us. I used to read a lot more. I use my phone on me all the time. So daydream and do things you losing that. So like if you can kind of like knock that out like wall that yet something I've been thinking like I I got an alarm clock and didn't. Keep my phone by my nightstand. For like a couple of weeks, and I realized I felt crazy before bed and in the morning, and I'm like, I don't think it should be looking at my phone right before bed. Then again, I totally you right. You know what I get? I get up and go this is, but I get up and get on the toilet, of course. And I bust out my phone. I'm there for fifteen to twenty minutes yet. Probably only need six minutes. Everything I need to put a book, and they're really read a book. That's not tween or whatever. Just don't even bring my phone. Yeah. That's the move. And then the other thing going back to the GT thing the getting things done. This is what I like about that the core concept. I think is really smart. Is you want to write a pilot, right or what or listening even simple like you wanna plant a garden outside? Right. So you're goal is you'd right Dennis sheet of paper plant garden, and then you underneath that all the steps you would need to plant the gardens. So he's like I got a I got to find a measuring area in the back. I gotta get the seeds from Home Depot. Gotta get this get this get this tool. So you list like fifteen twenty different things. And then that's how you treat like your goals. Your goals? I wanna plant a garden, but you're giving yourself fifteen steps to get there. So it's much easier to go to Home Depot today. That's done. Ana go shrimp. So like all of a sudden, you're not going to plant a garden every day, you're saying I of these twenty steps to plant the garden Ryan bang out three today and three tomorrow three you're gonna get at the end of the week. You're gonna plant that garden because you're giving yourself small attainable tasks not this big giant idea where it's like plant a garden because hunting that going well panther plant garden, you can get like one thing comes in where they're like, hey, can you on this? And you're like gardens next week and be like, why can still get three things at Home Depot where you're saying. You answer your mills, you do the dishes. They run over to Home Depot. Boom one things done. So you Stiller, and I think that that's a really good and it. And it takes some patience to sit down. And what do I need to accomplish this and sometimes in creative things, but you can give yourself small challenges like you'd be like to write a script. I gotta write five pages. Right. Temperatures at twenty eight. So you know, if that momentum to knock and stuff like I I love to do this. Yeah. I'm showing, you know. Yeah. But the MO you can get momentum. If you more shit also put something on there, like cut nails or trim beard. Good. Well, I took a screenwriting class. And the reason why I took it was ever wrote a feature is relatively recent like last year. Oh, why I've been doing like more classes like minute Spanish class right now. This is fucking create. I just I just told literally over Christmas break, I said, I took Spanish classes in Brooklyn. I'm like, I wanna take Spanish classes, again, I talked to a friend of mine who wants to take Spanish classes, he works in Netflix to they hired him a coach because he worked at international. He's like the guy will work with you. I can get you. Rate. And now, I'm gonna fucking do that. I think that sometimes too good to continue to learn, and they don't need to take addition classes, not that. I don't need to learn about that. But it's like I'd rather expand my world view a little bit. That's I'm taking class finish just do things where I'm like, it's something different. Like an so that's like, I don't even know I got on the class. We're talking about screening screaming because I never did it and want to just try to do it in. What was great about that class? Was it kept me every Saturday to hand in work? So I had to do it. And there's a difference between having a class. I'm very good. If you give me a deadline. I'm gonna have fucking hit that deadline. I have to do it. Right. Yeah. You might be Friday night at nine thirty pm five won't be reading that Friday PM. They don't have the hand on Saturday. Exactly. Yeah. Shit, dude. That's pretty that's kind of what I did with a half marathon for fitness. Oh, yeah. I signed up for half marathon with like five months to go. And I'm like, I've I can fuck around for another two months. Three months out. I have to start training. Yes. I'm going to be humiliated and potentially hurt. No. I went and I did it. And I would never have thought I could run thirteen miles. But that's the ultimate GT. Yes. Like if you can run one mile, then maybe try running one and a half. Yeah. Try running to keep just keep on going. I think that that's important than the other book that I just read that are really really like. And this is my final book that I'm gonna give you is the war on art. And so it's like it's a play on the word of the art of war. And Steven pressman is basically just like all the ways that we sabotage ourselves to write and be creative. And it's amazing things. I've never articulated and you see. Oh, wow. Okay. Cool read it in like a day. I read it like I think in a day. That's also yet. Like, these are the things I'm talking books, by the way, retina day. They're not like they're not like crag on my how I mean, you're you're also apparent so that's a whole nother layer of business. But I can't I used to read like crazy New York regionally it blows me out so much. I mean, and when I say those books today, it's like oh God on an airplane that they were my kids. We're not there. And I was I had. I had a four hour turnaround when someone else shooting they're seen. I looked at Mark Mark applause the league with like he has an Instagram thing. And he like release all the books that he read in two thousand eighteen when you look at this list with the footmen where did you get this time? I think your busy that dude is on like seventy five fucking things. Are you reading multiple multiple like five hundred six hundred page books? I just don't get it. That's crazy. Yeah. I mean, I do I read the most when I am working when something and they're like, you got two hours your trail great. I'm gonna read a book. Getting paid. Yeah. I loved it in a trailer. All the waiting around is my favorite part of acting. Good acting giving my business just let me be trailer. I'll be fine. I'll be there all day long backpacks, like phone charger laptop. He's downloaded magazines everything. I'm ready to go. Go hotel states. Yeah. It is like oh tell you like did they put out? See that's those are I need to get involved. I need to read this the new the picture that book that. I'll tell you what it is. Oh, no. We'll put it up with whatever. This is for me. Anyway. That. That's so have you have you made have you noticed anything behavioral change wise that you've like has affected your like that you're like I used to fuck around and do blank now, here's something. That's like what here's something. I don't do. Or here's something. I do sizes something if I'll just answer my question, a great host. Before you shout over you. I used to for longtime wasn't exercising, and I was like I don't have time for that. I have to do work. Then I in the last couple of months started exercising again. And I feel like I'm doing more than I worked. I think I need this for mental health is important in the thing. That was the thing about is like if you enough time to fuck grown internet for thirty minutes for thirty minutes. Just make that commitment. Yes. And the fucking around on the internet for way, more than thirty minutes. Exactly. Like, an sometimes I just do my a very simply says that I do the gym. But I'm very happy with it. I ratchet the treadmill up to twelve point five like mine. Yeah. And then I just put it on two point five as speed and just walk a slob like it's it's like hike. It's a hike right up for thirty minutes. Yeah. Sweating at the end of it. Are you panting? Something. Yeah. Of course, see that's fucking the moon. But then I worked out in the end. Look, I could get into other things to what everybody like running doesn't do it for me Pat on a bike too. But I just like my whole bodies moving. And if you no, that's that's I mean, anyone will tell you that if you're gonna do it for thirty minutes, then it's the right workout for you. Right. If like walking running for you, but walking is if you like to bike to row swim. Whatever it's gonna make if you lift weights swing kettlebells, whatever is gonna make you do something for thirty minutes is the answer. That's hundred percent the end you just need to go. I'm not going to get yoked. Like happy there's going to be in shape. And there's days I want to be like a want to like, I think if I had a I mean famous words if I had like a treadmill in my house. I would do it a lot more because it's sort of like because there are some days around Mike fucker well by time, I go over there park, come back and parking. If I went right there in my house, great, then thirty minutes of being the shower like I'll be in the shower at thirty one. And that's like myself where I time where I'm like oh Paul's coming over do a podcast at eleven. I have an audition at four I guess, that's all I'm doing that. Yeah. Like two and a half to three hours in the day in the middle. That is available. But I'm like, it's not enough time to do work. Decide on it. Then if eaten of that is. That's like some self defeating war of art war of art. I'm going to a good. But so Well, Paul weekend, we can wrap it up here for you. We can get out of here. Let me see what make sure that. I know what it's quarter to four two four. Right. I think that's oh that's a question. This is maybe a boozy question, but has adding like having an assistant out grateful greatly. Yes. Everyone to of that level of person who can get an assistant is like they almost pay for themselves. If you're in the world of like acting and stuff like that. Like what I did this may be boring everybody else. But when you're in this world and your writer, you're an actor who director these agents managers, they all take money from you. Right. So they take ten percent. So you get a paycheck. So that your paycheck is ten dollars. Then you're going to give so say like fifty percent goes to the government. Right. So you have five dollars, and then, but then you have to pay ten percent all your age of ten dollars. So that's one more dollar gone four then you have to have a manager threats to three dollars. And then yet the lawyer gets five percent so five. Yeah. Like making like two fifty like crazy crazy small amount. Like, you know, when you feel like, you know, when you see it all done. So I fired my manager. And then I got an assistant it's been the best, and and she just tackles like your schedule and Steph for you like, I don't know where I go. I just like no that that's in my thing. And I go that's kind of what we're talking about. Like, I got to be here at three thirty gotta be if you can just having to respond on that can take that out of your day. I will inevitably mess up scheduling because she's got down to this. Well, oiled machine because it's that looking at my calendar looking at somebody else get away for an Email to come back. Yeah. It's so much easier to like, yeah. That's actually been amazing. That's really cool. That's that's that's to boot. Please. Everyone loves stupid process question. What business you're in? You're like, wait a minute. How I remember when I toward all everyone asked was like so you guys fly from school to school? How do you choose which four people go? I'm like, this doesn't matter to college. Everyone's curious about processed get to that. What my dream is is to kind of this with Manziel's. I want to create a slack which is like an online workspace thing for a community of people. I think people can do this internally with their own community. So like say, it's like you. It's me. It's Manziel is. It's like rub corbu handful people. It's sort of like if you have a if you like the Spanish teachers, amazing there'd be a thing over there. Oh, great only use your Spanish, basically, a small database of people that we all know and work with because if that's the thing that I'm always fascinated with like someone's like, oh, yeah. I got I love my gym. Oh, this great kick boxing class. Oh, this restaurant is really good. Like, it's almost like a curated rage own friends. It's like the next thing on social media. I think is shrinking back down to I don't need to tweet to sixty thousand people. Hey, where should I get? She we'd salad Hollywood. Because that's something. I had the other by seaweed sound West Hollywood, Mike. I don't want to tweet that. And. Deal with and I'm like, I guess to Email my five friends that live in West Hollywood. But this is what the kind we need the inbetween Instagram and waste threat. It's early yet. Sort of. Yes. If you want like. You want like I wanted to my friends thinking it's like, I don't sit down and go like, hey, looked up on your TV on your wall. A great personally TV on wall. Yeah. It is like next door. But for your friends, you're confident in their tastes and your trust. What you're asking for like this guy just hired this week to do some like work in my house and the great handyman guy. I'm like oh. But you would never know great handyman guy asked me. But why would you ask you that? And then we had this like online kind of slack. Yeah. I got a doctor recommendation from a friend. I'm like, I need a real doctor. They're like, I love my doctor. And I'm like, this is an adult forty year old man conversation. I never had. But thank God. I found this fucking. Let me ask you this question. What do you think about freedom that app I have fucked with that too much? Do not. Oh, sorry. This is a future of doctors offices. Have you seen this? No. I thought you were talking about the thing that offer. Yes, I think it is called that. And maybe I'm mis representing what the places basically. So it's this crazy like kind of gym membership for doctors, you go in you have a doctor's appointment like they scan your body your body's like total recall level. Dr Likud text. Do you like your doctor? You have all your stuff on your phone. You're totally communicating with them hooks up with your apple watch. Like, it'd be like, oh where you doing? Like, it's like, a very I think the idea is healthcare is weird. Like, I do this one thing that I love when health like the one thing I've done that. I love is. He a heel. So he'll is like when you're sick. You have this apple in your phone? You click it you put your insurance into it. And doctors come to your house. A flu shot at your house or those country house if you're sick with a sore throat here in bed, the come the examine you the prescription the Senate to your drugs to radio HouseCall, he'll it's the best app. And especially now if kids when they get sick, just click on the hill app, and it's all insurance. So it's like never more than twenty bucks. Oh that makes total. I can't believe that's not a bigger house calls. It's really technology has a swinging back to old ways of hiking. Crazy all shit like our parents generation did doing now via like apps. Yeah. It's really interesting. So that's been like, there's I'll show you. I'll send you the name of this futuristic doctor's office now. So is it like so is it like you're like they're like, according to data looks like your vitamin B levels are off see this person. Yeah. It's an all encompassing facility where they were like mental. It's like, I think the idea is like how can we get people pay a monthly doctors Bill. That's endgame. That's interesting though, because some people like some people could use that if they're like four or five times a month. Yeah. Well, it's also like because they make it all about like, hey, you losing weight or how's your cluster with you don't need it. But you into the hypochondria people going on my sick text by doctor? And I'm feeling something a good doctor that you trust and will go to something. I can't believe it took me to be thirty five. That's about the time. When I got into the doctor game to go. Yeah. Doctor when I was like, yeah. So my back hurts all the time. He's it's probably because you're big belly. And I was like, right. Okay. Well, now that you told me that I'm not allowed to complain about my. No. But it's a it's a crazy thing. Like, there's all these things out there that like, you don't even know who to ask you get to be all of a sudden, you're an adult like, I don't have a doctor like we have where do I go to this? I'm at a dentist. But is that a good dentist? I don't know. Right. Yeah. It's so and now like having kids, and pediatricians and OBGYN fertility all that shit. You're all of a sudden you're like now, I'm like comparing doctors I used to just my mom said that you have to like. Yeah. Weird adult part of life. But I highly recommend if anyone's listening and doesn't have a doctor that they like and you're in your late twenties. It's. Oh, I need to go to the doctor once a year minimum. And then like just you'll learn something about your body, then you need to tweak slightly get better forever. Now, Paul and this with our annual birthday bit wish you happy birthday. Happy birthday. Thank you. Maybe we'll wish Christine Nangle happy bird ad because birthday James dome. You happy birthday. Bobby moynahan happy birthday. Now, we get into famous that. I'm not friends with Justin Timberlake, Justin, Timberlake, Minnie driver. He has many driver speeches. Porsche rossy. Yes. These are all good shit who else. Jackie robinson. Oh. And isn't it? Who's on scandal? Is it her is Sheree, washing Kerry, Washington. Phil collins. Young writer. But if I didn't say his name he'd be pissed. Yeah. He always bring Healy's emails, but he's like so you did a birthday. People are more famous than you David John gets special shot at what does he writing on right now? I think he's did. Carpool. Karaoke was his last. Yeah. Yeah. I don't know if that's still going or what I'm curious about the writing process on that. Let's talk about process, I think because they do so many like mini little bit element. I don't think it's like a ten person writer's room. But I think I mean, I also think they carpool karaoke like probably one of the hardest things to edit which I've mentioned that's what he's doing to. That's that seems like a nightmare to me. Yeah. Just like that many camera. You did that shit with like a green screen? Yeah. Super driver with that was that was at least easy because you load them all in. And it was like so it was only one camera. Pop up the cut. Putting to music it's like well. That's happy birthday to all the January thirty age of Aquarius. This is so awesome. Thank you so much, please. Thanks for doing it, man. Do you have anything that you wanna plug? You can watch black Monday on Showtime, get Showtime and. Oh, yeah. You know what? As matter of fact, you can go to show time and use the code black Monday, and you get free thirty days of Showtime. Oh, do that. There's that do that. And then check out unspoiled, and how did this made if you like the podcast about movies if you have not listened to how this made? But somehow listen high and mighty you can start with the quest episode. Or start with the action Jackson episode. You recently put up that was one of my favorite guys are the real throat is so funny funny on that way to into the move was so great. All right. Thank you shooter by shitheads. I might. That was a hate them.

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