In an effort to prevent you from being stuck behind a wall of…I decided to make it easier for you all: here are my favorite posts that I’ve ever constructed, all in one handy place! Continue reading
Chapter 42: “Our First House”
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As March went on, I grew more excited each and every day. It was one thing to be home, but soon, I would be home at my own place. Well, I would share this house, but with some awesome friends. Tony, Shawn, and I were going to rent an entire freaking house.
I wondered if the place would become a sort of “party central,” and if I was healthy enough for that possibility, but in the end, it was a consistent place at which to rest my head and begin my new life.
The nights that I stayed at the apartment grew in numbers as I had yet to pack. It felt like yesterday that I had moved in this apartment, but it was only because I had spent less than a week total at this place.
This week’s #52PickUp stars Kevin from American Pie, Marv from Home Alone, Gary Busey from those Amazon Fire Stick Commercials, THE Dan Hedaya, and The Janitor from Scrubs:
In honor of making it to FIFTY episodes, this one is JAMMED-packed today!
We talk our favorite movies from each year that we’ve been alive with our guest Dan Davis of the 44 Minutes Podcast (and this topic is LONG). ALSO: Share your lists with us on Facebook!!
Then, we quickly discuss my #52PickUp, and finally, we reach back into the annals of time and find every single guest and former co-host we’ve featured so far and chat with them about their experiences recording Not Quite Hollywood.
So enjoy this EXTRA long episode!
Alex– Favorite Movies from Every Year We’ve Been Alive (Starts at 00:00)
Tim’s Communal Movie Announced! (45:34)
#52PickUp– Eraser (46:00)
Jamie– An Introspective on Not Quite Hollywood (47:49)
Brian [I apologize for the audio issues with this one] (48:16)
Plugs and Close (1:30:55)
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See Tim on the Universal Lot! He’ll be the one showing you around!
And visit Alex’s blog at Doggone Movie Reviews.
Then John’s new blog (!!) at They Called Him Red.
See Brian AND Tony on the streets of Maine!
And finally, see what Jamie (and Brandon) look like (hint: not so good) at their other project: We Need Movies.
*Before you ask, no, the mattress isn’t purple in color.*
*Also, I have NOT been endorsed by the Purple Mattress Company in any way, this is an impartial review (but I would totally take them up on it).*
I haven’t slept on a real mattress since I moved out West to Los Angeles in early November. For the first few months, I slept on a futon that my temporary roommate had in her apartment.
Now, don’t get me wrong, it was a comfy-ass futon, so that was NOT a problem. But when I ventured out into an actual rental with my new roommate, I spent the past month on the floor with only a custom-knit throw blanket my grandmother made me, and a brand new pillow from Target. I didn’t know when I’d ever get a bed. Continue reading
*For context: Colin Moriarty recently left Kinda Funny to produce his own video content for his first love: Politics and History. I recently mentioned him on the blog here: The Glossary of an Adult.
When I first heard you on Beyond in 2010, I despised you. I rolled my eyes whenever your voice appeared. But as I listened, I grew fond of your honesty and insight. So, I took a long and hard look at myself as to why I would react in such a way, and I had to admit that I was wrong. I misjudged you.
What’s a 90s era Schwarzenegger flick that has intense action, cheesy one-liners, high-quality actors playing dastardly villains, and a gorgeous sidekick?