Lisa and John discuss their two favorite and most anticipated
entertainment experiences of the year. WARNING: This podcast
contains spoilers for The Dark Knight. Discretion is advised.
00:01:25 - John and Lisa give their thoughts on Joss Whedon's web
series, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog and they talk about what
this could mean for the future of online entertainment.
00:18:50 - Lisa brings up the merits of novelists building an
audience by providing their works online for free in the audio
podcast format. She cites the superhero series, Playing For Keeps
as being one example of success, similar in tone to Dr.
00:24:22 - John and Lisa share their experience of seeing The Dark
Knight on the big screen, with a packed crowd.
00:39:50 - Lisa expresses her disappointment in Maggie Gyllenhaal's
performance, which leads back to a discussion about Katie Holmes
playing the same role in Batman Begins.
00:46:11 - They both long for the days of ushers in movie theaters,
which transfers over into talk about how common courtesy and
etiquette are almost nonexistent these days. The ratings system and
taking young children to inappropriate movies is also
01:07:55 - John mentions his optimism and curiosity with
Terminator: Salvation, after having seen the Teaser.
01:16:50 - They're both amused by the Trailer for the new CGI film
Bolt, especially a certain thrill seeking Hamster. "Let it
01:19:16 - There's a film about vampires coming out called
Twilight. Not interested. We'll stick with Buffy & Angel, thank
you very much.
01:21:53 - Ridley Scott made a movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio and
Russell Crowe. It's called Body Of Lies. That's pretty much all the
Trailer had to say.
01:25:52 - Apparently, the United States government doesn't like it
when you talk smack about Ridley Scott's latest film, because they
sent a very loud, intrusive helicopter after us.
01:26:47 - The show comes to a close with talk about the Teaser for
Watchmen and the works of comic book author, Alan Moore.
01:33:50 - Promo for the Astral Audio Experience.
The following artists can be heard in this episode:
AC/DC, Neil Patrick Harris, Blur, Teddybears, Fonda, Splashdown,
Danny Elfman, Hans Zimmer & James Newton Howard, Ladytron,
Robert Miles, 8mm, Aqualung, Brad Fiedel, Monster Magnet, Aretha
Franklin, Seal, Hughes Hall and The Smashing Pumpkins.