Posts Tagged ‘Netflix’
Many topics covered on today’s installment of YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour including:
An interesting study on violent video games … Dean’s latest half-marathon … Paul Auster’s The Book of Illusions … A table reading of Dean and Phil’s new film The Lady Killers … The location filming of an intriguing sci-fi short … The movie version of Les Miserables … JJ Abrams departing Star Trek for Star Wars (and whether he ever knew he was making Star Trek in the first place) … IFC’s “Portlandia” …
And even if that were enough for one show, your friends in podcasting keep it coming, analyzing the scarcity of employment opportunities for women behind-the-camera in Hollywood and analyzing this year’s Best Picture Oscar nominees thru the prism of the Becdel Test.
Finally, many listeners have asked whether Dean and Phil will be attending Dragon*Con this year and one asked Dean and Phil’s reactions to some disturbing news about where much of the revenue from the event goes each year. Whether you don’t know what Dragon*Con is or even if you go to the annual Labor Day Weekend event in Atlanta every year, you won’t want to miss the return of all-time classic Chillpak Hollywood Hour #121 (Live from Dragon*Con!), available NOW for the first time in more than two years!
From upstate New York to Melbourne, Australia, from Salem, Oregon to the historic core of downtown Los Angeles, your friends in podcasting are off and running from the opening bell in this week’s installment of YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour.
From art shows to movie screenings, from sociopaths to workplace morale, from lawsuits to political protests, Dean Haglund and Phil Leirness have a lot on their minds and a lot to cover and they discuss it all with their usual irreverence, insight and inspiring, thought-provoking conversation.
Dean and Phil are back from weeks of travel and they hit the ground running with one of the wildest, most free-wheeling installments of YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour ever!
How did your friends in podcasting enjoy Dragon*Con in Atlanta and a 9/11 commemorative event in Portland?
What did they think of the Emmy Awards?
What is their reaction to the latest round of “X-Files 3″ rumors?
Why are they both receiving emails from the CEO of Netflix?
What celebrity death are they remembering?
What celebrity do they think is facing career death?
What celebrity do they think is poised for a comeback?
Can they make sense of AMC’s behavior towards their award-winning and critically acclaimed series?
Can they make sense of the Rise of the Planet of the Apes marketing campaign?
Does Dean know the difference between Ida Lupino and Hedy Lamarr?
Why is Phil receiving both praise AND criticism from his response to Ryan Murphy’s behavior on an episode of “The Glee Project”?
Answers to all these and many more on this week’s episode.
And if you still haven’t had enough of your friends in podcasting, write us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request the Bonus 4th Anniversary Episode (which includes never-before-heard material).
Knowing it’s their last new show together til the second Monday of July (don’t worry, we have 4 excellent pre-recorded shows with fabulous guests coming your way until then), your friends in podcasting are amped up and rarin’ to go with a rip-roaring hour of thick, rich, podcasty goodness! It’s the usual free-wheeling grab-bag, full of show business analysis, comedy, and inspirational conversation.
If you’re going to be in the Charleston, South Carolina area on Thursday 23 June, come see a FREE sneak preview screening of The Truth Is Out There, followed by a discussion with Phil Leirness, at The College of Charleston Education Center (ECTR 118) at 7 pm.
If you’re going to be in the Washington, D.C. area on Wednesday 29 June, why not attend the D.C. Premiere of the film? Information and tickets, please click HERE.
From McDonald’s to McG, today’s action-packed installment of YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour covers the importance of critics, the future of film and television distribution, the end of ageism, and how these are magical times. Buckle up, this is a rather inspirational hour.
Your friends in podcasting, Dean Haglund and Phil Leirness dish the latest dirt on their creative undertakings (The Truth Is Out There, Atlantis Down, Chillpak) before attacking the wild wild west that is the entertainment landscape … Dean and Phil weigh in on Netflix, YouTube, GoogleTV, Hulu, CurrentTV, MGM, Disney, Regent, the Oprah Winfrey Network … And more … Enjoy and share with your friends. It is YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour, after all!
Chris Mancini is a stand-up comic, filmmaker and author, who was the guest on Chillpak Hollywood Hour #103 when he discussed his just-published book Pacify Me: A Handbook for the Freaked-Out New Dad with Dean Haglund. Now, he’s back to discuss how the book was received (both commercially and critically), the state of (and future of) publishing, as well as of stand-up comedy, short filmmaking, and CHH “sister” podcast “Comedy Film Nerds”. This week’s installment of YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour will definitely put the “happy” in Happy Holidays!