In this week’s show, we ask questions as diverse as: where have all the plumbers gone, what is a Hackintosh, and is the UK a Christian country? Plus: localism v nationalism and why it messes up democracy; and the carefully managed voting system in the Scottish election. Then: Isaac Asimov’s remarkable predictions and the James Bond actors we love… and hate. Tell us what you think at email@example.com
Max attends a special screening of John Carpenter’s BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA… Reviews of Johnny Depp in TRANSCENDENCE, Robert DeNiro in THE BIG WEDDING.. and the latest from Director, Jim Jarmusch, ONLY LOVERS LEFT BEHIND… A look back at GHOSTBUSTERS II …. and the TOP 6 MOST EAGERLY ANTICIPATED FILMS FOR THE SUMMER OF 2014. Which are you looking forward to? The summer officially begins in two weeks! firstname.lastname@example.org
With Dina Losito and Jon DeWoll.
As a parent, imagine for a moment what it would be like for your teenage child to have the need to submit to brain surgery. Imagine further what it would be like to be that teenager, having to participate in deciding what to do. Steve interviews Bryn Stroyke and his daughter Cailin Stroyke who was diagnosed with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy requiring a most invasive and risky brain surgery. Then, Steve offers a Real Estate Update on Squatters; People that take over your house when you’re not there. It’s easier to get rid of termites than it is to get rid of a squatter.
In this week’s show… how much cash the Queen carries, Starbucks pays some tax, far right parties, why it’s hard to really be racist, why $5.99 feels so right and weird hair with Michael Fabricant and Geert Wilders. Then, Bloomberg on gun laws, Fevzi visits a naughty club, why beards are Darwinian, treading on cufflinks (and plugs, and lego), the poetry of Michael Rosen, cockney rhyming slang, tax dodges and MAMOD! Enough? Tell us what you think at email@example.com
Reviews including RIO 2, Kristen Bell in THE LIFEGUARD, and the new film from director, Ivan Reitman DRAFT DAY. The latest news… and THE TOP 6 FORGOTTEN FILMS OF THE YEAR 1984. Which are your favorite? GREMLINS AND GHOSTBUSTERS are NOT forgotten films.
Every American President since George Washington has spoken of the “White House Bubble” and the difficulty of staying in touch with the citizens of the United States outside the echo chamber of the Washington Beltway. Steve interviews Kenneth T. Walsh, author of Prisoners of the White House, The Isolation of America’s Presidents and the Crisis of Leadership.
With Dina Lostio and Jon DeWoll’s news.
With Dina Losito, Rob Marinko and Jon DeWoll’s news.