In the mid-1960s, the cinematic characterization of secret agents and spies fell into two categories. There was the glamorous world of James Bond that included space-age gadgets, chilled vodka and casino chips. And then there also was the grim world...
Welcome back, dear listener! We heard you like video games, so we put together an extra-special episode for you this week where we basically just count down how many more minutes we have to wait for Uncharted 4: A Thief's End. We may...Show More Summary
In possibly one of the most alternative-musical-canonical posts we’ve ever done, today I’m going to talk about Brian Eno and The Velvet Underground. Two entities that exist at that warm fuzzy point of critical consensus. A safe space where we can all find something to love. And that’s a gloriously post-modern thing. The Velvet Underground […]
Our Xbox show remembers Lionhead as the studio shuts down for good. Plus: Xbox hardware speculation, Call of Duty reactions, and more!
This week, the crew talks about Naughty Dog’s epic finale, hype around the new Call of Duty, and a rumor we all want to be true.
On the TFT Podcast, we listen to and discuss Drake’s latest, “Views.” Episode 209: Cheese-Drake Factory originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]
No Man's Sky programmer and mastermind Sean Murray sits down for over an hour to discuss the game, his early days on Burnout 3, and much more!
“Western swing,” suggested country legend Merle Travis, “is nothing more than a group of talented country boys, unschooled in music, but playing the music they feel, beating a solid two-four rhythm to the harmonies that buzz around their brains. When it escapes in all its musical glory, my friend, you have Western swing.” In 2011, […]
(photo source) Ride - "Sight of You(pale Saints cover)" [Buy] I got a new hobby. Window Dining. That is when you go to your corner store and buy a bag of chips and on your way home, you stop...
Uranium Club - "The Collector" Minneapolis's Uranium Club have ants in their pants. I imagine them writing this song in a tight basement room on the hottest day of the year, playing it over and over until they're collapsing....
In this episode of “A Cast of Kings,” Joanna and David discuss second episode of the sixth season of Game of Thrones, “Home.” Be sure to read Joanna’s pieces about the easter eggs in this episode, and why dead characters should stay dead. Show More Summary
Unlike most jazz pianists today, Bill Charlap doesn't treat the piano like a muscle car. Instead, Bill is at his best when he's gentle and tender, providing the listener with plenty of space to admire what he's doing with a... ...
Its that time of year again — the Summer movie season is upon us. And the /Filmcast team have once again gathered to compete in what has become an annual tradition: the Summer Movie Wager. Every year in the past I would make a guestShow More Summary
After some time of deep work with any technology you stop thinking about the results as a discrete output, but as stages in a process, the process through which technology becomes embedded in you, and you become embedded in the technology: together, you are building a cybernetic system for solving problems and creating things. If […]
Drake - "Feel No Ways" Drake - "Controlla" Drake - "One Dance (feat. Wizkid & Kyla)" Fuck, you guys, I just love Drake so much. I can't help it! I don't want to help it, and also I can't. Even...
The new SyFy series HUNTERS has some interesting similarities to the terrorist threats we all face in the real world. Series star, Britne Oldford talks about that and why the series has some of the most realistic bad guys on TV. Then it’s reality TV competition comedy-style. Damian Lemon talks about the new, no holds […]
Singer, songwriter and musician Eden Warsaw knows how to write and record a killer catchy pop song that doesn’t sound like the cookie cutter crap […] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe
Back in December, Susanna and Jenny Hval’s classic Meshes of Voice LP cleaned up in our (sort-of secret) best of 2014 list. Meshes of Voice was a bulletproof pairing of two artists who are undeniably at the top of their game right now. Jenny has a new project about to drop anytime now, while Susanna […]
Looper-face. Mr. Zurkon. Bill Murray vs. Daniel Radcliffe. Just some of the discussions that won't improve your life this week.