Category Archive: Podcast

Oct 03 2017

Episode 132a: Resurrection of the Eclectic Mayhem: Part 1

Fantastic Fest 2017The Pleasure Dome has come back to life with stories from Fantastic Fest 2017! Join us for the first installment in our six-episode series about all the films we saw, all the drama we endured, and all the feathers we inhaled. Plus, check in tomorrow for the next installment!

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May 05 2017

Episode 131: XanaCineMovieTradeHolidayDayThing: Part 2

XanaCineHolidayThis week, dear listeners, we give you the second half of our XanaCineHoliday experience, where we continue to trade movies until we either fall dead of exhaustion or John Cusack shows up to punch ghosts!

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Apr 13 2017

Episode 130: XanaCineMovieTradeHolidayDayThing: Part 1

XanaCineHolidayThis week, dear listeners, Windy and Melissa do another variant on the XanaCineHoliday, where they each spent an entire day watching movies they had never seen, as dictated by the other host. The movies range from ultra-obscure avant-garde to a movie where projectile vomiting happens before the opening credits end, and approximately 71% of them are arguably musicals.

If you want to drink along, grab some Bushmills Irish Whiskey or some sake and dig in!

ALERT ALERT ALERT LATE BREAKING NEWS: filmmaker Ross Sutherland has posted the entirety of Stand by for Tape Backup to Vimeo for free. YOU CAN WATCH IT NOW!
https://vimeo.com/167634375

Also, Melissa was totally wrong. The first time she saw Stand by for Tape Back-Up, she saw it performed live; the second time is when she saw the film version. Proof is in Episode 84d!
http://xanaducinema.com/episode-84d-fantastic-fest-and-the-eclectic-mayhem-part-4/

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Mar 30 2017

Episode 129: Thornado!

MCUWe’re back, dear listeners, with an episode all about power dynamics in the MCU (Marvel Comics movie universe) and superhero movies in general! And for this extremely long (and kinda drunken) discussion, we are joined by geography professor David Tyler McKay!

If you would like to drink along (and why wouldn’t you?), we recommend either Bushmills Irish Whiskey (Melissa’s choice), Grupo Olarra ‘Acantus’ Cabernet Sauvignon – Tempranillo (Windy’s choice), or New Amsterdam Vodka (which is what Melissa was feeding David).

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Mar 06 2017

Episode 218: A Nickel Short of Quasimodo

Bad LieutenantThis week, dear listeners, we bring you an episode about Abel Ferrara’s 1992 movie Bad Lieutenant and Werner Herzog’s 2009 not-remake Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans! Why? Well, Windy hadn’t seen them before, and Melissa had a need to talk about inexplicable iguanas.

A special note about this episode: it was recorded over a year ago, on February 23rd, 2016. It is one of six episodes that we recorded early last year, which never got posted due to our later hiatus and subsequent posting schedule change. Thankfully, we were talking about movies that were already over five years old, so there aren’t too many stale references.

If you would like to drink along, we recommend either Two Gingers whiskey or New Glarus Staghorn Octoberfest beer.

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