094 – True Stories

David Byrne drives an open-top convertible in True Stories (1986)
A pioneering work in autistic cinema

Tim returns to chug the haterade as we discuss David Byrne’s vision! It’s True Stories from 1986! Jen weakly defends the movie but she’s no match for Tim’s anti-twee vitriol!

David Byrne talks about being on the spectrum in a live Q&A.

For another movie that Tim despised, try our episode on sci-fantasy misfire Krull!

093 – The Sleeping Car

Jen welcomes special guest Keenan to discuss an ineffectual answer to Jason and Freddy. It’s The Sleeping Car, from 1990!

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VHS cover for The Sleeping Car (1990)

As a bonus, here’s a look at Jeff Conaway’s role in the film as the most loathsome human being to ever draw breath.

If you love Kevin McCarthy as much as we do, listen to our episode on UHF!

092 – Christian the Lion

Jen welcomes animal expert Emma back to the show to discuss the documentary that spawned a surprise viral clip.

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Emma is one of our favorite guests, and was just as stunned as we were by Tippi Hedren and Noel Marshall’s incredibly misguided film, Roar! Listen to that episode here.

More About Christian the Lion

Ace and John’s memoir, A Lion Called Christian, is available cheap at Alibris.

Ace and John’s website pays tribute to their lion friend and has lots of photos and information.

You can also visit a very Web 1.0 site with info about the remarkable George Adamson.