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TGB Interview: Actor Keanu Reeves from 'John Wick' at Fantastic Fest

One of our favorite movies out of Fantastic Fest 2014 was Keanu Reeves' new action vehicle John Wick, in theaters this week. The Golden Briefcase hosts Tim and Jeremy were honored to sit down for a chat with Keanu Reeves at Fantastic Fest to talk about playing John Wick. Show More Summary

Broken Projector: Characters Pushed to the Edge

It’s been a hell of a week, so it would be great to talk about films that make us happy. Unfortunately, that’s not the show we prepped. Instead, we’ve got a dissection of characters who are pushed to the breaking point, inspired by Miles Teller destroying himself to become the next Buddy Rich in Whiplash. Show More Summary

Daily Downloads (Thurston Moore, The Show Ponies, and more)

Every day, Daily Downloads offers 10 free and legal mp3 downloads. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: Bill Times a Billion: Bridges and Borders single [mp3] Coves and Caves: "Heart Explodes" [mp3] Mary Jennings: "Home" [mp3] Matthew Ryan: "Boxers" [mp3]...

Massively Speaking Episode 318: Technoscrabble

You want the good news first or the bad news on this week's podcast? How about we sandwich the bad news in between some good news to make it easier to swallow? No matter how we present it, we are all going to have to work through the joys of content announcements, the sorrow of layoffs, and the technobabble of more Star Trek. Show More Summary

Frotcast 226: Faith-Based Films, Zellweger Thinkpieces, and ‘Birdman’

 Listenontheplayerabove,ordownloadasanmp3here (rightclick,saveas).IworkedmyassoffwritingaParryGrippcareerretrospective lastweekandIbelievewegotagrandtotalofminus1000newlisteners,somaybethisweekofzerocelebrityguests(saveLaremy)andthekindofverbaltomfoolerywealwaysdowilltakeustothenextlevel.

Book Club: Final Fantasy VI, Week 1

Join us for a discussion of musical rewards, Six-Sigma Optimized Character Builds, and the bourgeois. Book Club: Final Fantasy VI, Week 1 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)]

Episode 130: Album Oriented Pop

Matt and Ryan listen to and discuss Swedish electro-pop artist Tove Lo's debut LP Queen of the Clouds. Episode 130: Album Oriented Pop 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)]

Somebody’s Having A Laugh

4 hours agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Fluxblog

Andy Stott “Faith in Strangers” A lot of songs that are built around a post-punk type of bass line end up having that part completely overtake the rest of the composition, and every other sound is just some decoration for this huge, thudding thing at the center of the track. But that’s not what’s going […]

Maggie Bjorklund – Shaken

4 hours agoMusic / Country : Nine Bullets

I like gut-wrenching songs about heartbreak and whiskey-induced mistakes, sung by a guy with a rough-hewn voice as much as anyone but sometimes there’s a need for a change of pace. Maggie Bjorklund’s excellent new record, Shaken, is exactly the change of pace I need from time to time. Bjorklund takes familiar instruments like guitar, [...]

Episode 329: “You’re a loose cannon but you’re a dang good time lord.”

The Overthinkers tackle their week in pop culture. Episode 329: “You’re a loose cannon but you’re a dang good time lord.” 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)]

The Drums Of The City Rain

4 hours agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Fluxblog

Gerard Way “Brother” The majority of Gerard Way’s first solo album sounds like Britpop filtered through alt-rock and grunge, and you’d think I’d be the biggest mark for that. But as it turns out, my favorite on the record is the one that sounds the most like his old band, My Chemical Romance. “Brother” is […]

DANCEMICKS

Moss Lime - "Calabria 2014". Montreal's dry-spirited post-punks pay tribute to Enur's club smash. They drain the ephedrine out, steep the tea for too long. It's a little droopy, a little bitter; a song for cracked concrete instead o...

Book Club: Final Fantasy VI, Introduction

Overthinking It's Book Club kicks off with an introduction to FINAL FANTASY VI, video games as art, artisanal hand-crafted emulators and video game auteurs. Book Club: Final Fantasy VI, Introduction 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)]

THE TIM VERSION—ORDINARY LIFE

4 hours agoMusic / Country : Nine Bullets

Let’s start simple with Tampa rock band The Tim Version. Their name is probably a Replacements nod (frustratingly so when you’re a teenager with poor researching skills trying to Soulseek search for their albums and getting results of nothing but “Can’t Hardly Wait (Tim version)” from the Mats bootleg thing All For Nothing/Nothing For All, which obviously [...]

Reflecting Your Eyes

4 hours agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Fluxblog

Thurston Moore “Forevermore” I’ve spent enough time listening to Thurston Moore over the past 20 years that his particular rhythms and tics are burned into my mind, enough that I can hear a new song by him and accurately anticipate his every move. He’s basically been on autopilot for a long time now, but I […]

SAVE ME WEAVES

Weaves - "Shithole" Lift my head from my body, loose already like a shard unglued, and rest it slanted in grass. Bring sun and wind like wet ingredients, lift it all into the air and let it go. Watch it...

Episode 129: Lean in to the Ukelele

Matt and Ryan celebrate one year of Theory for Turntables by comparing Lorde and Meghan Trainor. Episode 129: Lean in to the Ukelele 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)]

ANCHOR BENDS—ALL OUT OF FIREWORKS

4 hours agoMusic / Country : Nine Bullets

Almost a year ago to the day, I heard the first four-song demo from Anchor Bends and rushed here to Ninebullets to tell as many people about as I could. The band features the greatest collection of Atlantans since Smoltz, Glavine, and Maddox. Band pedigrees include Leatherface, The Weight, All Night Drug Prowling Wolves, and [...]

How I Learned Not To Care

5 hours agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Fluxblog

Foxygen “How Can You Really” One of my friends made a joke that Foxygen’s …And Star Power sounds “like disc 47 of the Their Satanic Majesties Request sessions box set,” and yes, it definitely does. (With a bit of Todd Rundgren in there too, I suppose.) This isn’t surprising – a lot of the best […]

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