Arranger Pete Rugolo is an acquired taste. Listening to virtually all of his leadership albums in the 1950s and early '60s yesterday, I initially dismissed many of them as bombastic, elephantine works that relied too often on shrill trumpets and... Related Stories June Christy: Interlude, 1957
We interview Forza Horizon 3 director Ralph Fulton for 45 minutes. Plus: The Witness comes to Xbox One, Below gets delayed again, and much more!
Nato Coles and The Blue Diamond Band getting rowdy at the Hi-Dive in Denver! NATO COLES AND THE BLUE DIAMOND BAND are this week’s special guest on Mostly Harmless Podcast! This episode is brought to you by Ratio Beerworks and the Ratio Sessions! This isn’t an interview with Nato Coles and The Blue Diamond Band, I could […]
The Shuttle Pod crew recap their favorite moments of the 2016 Star Trek Las Vegas convention (including Whoopi Goldberg, Kirstie Alley, DS9 documentary news, and Women in Trek), and talk about their hopes for the upcoming Mission NY convention. Show More Summary
Have you heard tell of this new PlayStation 4? It's slimmer and, uh, not as good looking. That's all according to the many many leaks that have hit the Internet this week. It won't be officially announced until September 7 -- two weeks from now. Sony would probably prefer if we didn't talk about the PS4 Slim but we're going to anyway. Show More Summary
The hosts are finally reunited on this week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News! There’s lots to discuss including Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly starring in a comedic Sherlock Holmes movie, a Big Lebowski spin-off, a Jumanji sequel,...Show More Summary
On the TFT Podcast, we listen to and discuss Pearl Jam’s debut album, “Ten.” Episode 225: A Failure of Social Institutions as Represented by the Recess Lady 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)]
David, Devindra, and Jeff discuss arbitrary theater bans, whether or not it’s okay to urinate inside a theater, the genius of Tony Robbins, and the visual brilliance of The Get Down. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com,...Show More Summary
Toots Thielemans, a highly gifted swing-jazz guitarist, accordionist, harmonicist and whistler who began recording in his native Belgium just after World War II before relocating to the States in 1952 and was the composer of the jazz standard Bluesette, died... Related Stories Harry Arnold: Guest Book, 1960
Back in 1952, 161 E. 54th St. was home to the Embers, a Midtown Manhattan restaurant and nightclub that routinely featured jazz musicians and ensembles. Artists tended to play swing standards during their runs there so older patrons would feel... Related Stories Billy Byers: Byers' Guide Al + Zoot: Happy Over Hoagy Hal McKusick: You're Everywhere
I don't know what happened with today's show, but it ended up being quite a long one. I guess we had a lot to talk about! With all the new changes for My Parents Play, the craziness surrounding Metroid Prime: Federation Force reviews and all the regular news, we were kept super busy! Hopefully you find this jam-packed show extra entertaining! Download the show here!
In The Wall Street Journal this week, my interview with golf legend Arnold Palmer (go here), who talks about the two most important lessons he learned on the golf course growing up and how the drink, the Arnold Palmer, came... ...
When I say we have a packed show, I mean we have a packed show! Today, we talk with the creative director of Watch Dogs 2 about how the upcoming open world improves on the original. Plus, let's hear the second part of Justin's detailed Titanfall 2 interview on the game's white-knuckle multiplayer modes. Show More Summary
We had a fabulous question this week that ended up comprising the bulk of our conversation in this, the slow season for games, and that is: which minigames actually surpass the game they're housed within, like an 8 ball hidden within a matryoshka. That's why Podtoid 352 is called Masterful Minigames. Show More Summary
In the last week or so, we've seen radically different approaches to patches. No Man's Sky shipped with a day-one patch still pending, leading to problems with coverage when media and players found early copies. Shortly after, Square...Show More Summary
PotterCast joined up with MuggleCast and others to produce a live podcast from GeekyCon in Orlando, titled “LeakyMug and the Cursed Child.” (This talk is full of spoilers! Listen on iTunes here, or by searching for PotterCast on services like Stitcher, or wherever you listen to podcasts. You can also direct download here!) This special group of...read more!
We round-up the very best games we saw at this year's show. One of the involves sausages.
This week, the crew talks about the lackluster Metal Gear Survive debut, Miranda's awesome Gears of War 4 visit, and a possible Mass Effect remaster.
Bobby Hutcherson, whose swinging, ringing modal approach on the vibraphone not only revolutionized the instrument's role and personality but also soulfully mirrored the tumultuous 1960s and early 1970s, died on Aug. 15. He was 75. Of all the jazz musicians...