Posts Tagged ‘Los Angeles Times’
This week, your friends in podcasting discuss “LAVA” (the Los Angeles Visionaries Association), Charlie Parker, L.A.’s jazz history, architect Robert Brown Young, an amazing Dutch Chocolate Shop, pre-Emmy parties, Rachel McAdams, Chris Pratt, Kathryn Bigalow’s influence on the casting of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and As Above, So Below. Oh, and Phil suggests that two professional basketball teams trade names!
Marc Hershon, the host of Succotash, is a member of the Illuminati?!
That’s just one of the many interesting tidbits you’ll learn, along with the source for the term “limelight”, a conspiracy to blow up the Los Angeles Times in the early 20th Century, and the real, behind-the-scenes origin of the name “Rosebud” in Citizen Kane.
There’s also movie talk aplenty (The Lego Movie, Anchorman 2, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Noah) AND the second half of Dean’s conversation with the great Rick Overton!
Your friends in podcasting open this week’s show by discussing the early beginnings of the feature film era.
They close this week’s show by discussing … The beginnings of the feature film era!
In between, Dean Haglund and Phil Leirness discuss romance in the movies, the state of romantic comedies, Star Wars, The X-Files: I Want to Believe, several weird and wonderful films you will never get to see (but can read about here), the origin and purpose of the legal system, Placido Domingo and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”.
Please don’t let the slight audio hiss and hum prevent you from enjoying this latest serving of YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour. We were able to solve the problem about a third of the way through …
Have a great week, everybody!
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! In keeping with the spirit of the day, it’s our most green podcast to date. Phil gets going about his landlord’s, um, landscaping technique, only to be interrupted by, well, Phil. Dean wants the LA Times to know that he’s right here. There’s even some show biz talk!