Friday, November 14, 2014

Episode 35: 'Interstellar'

Welcome back, you lovable people! Late episode this week, but still a goodey; the J's talk about dust, fate, Michael Caine, and revisionist textbook histories in their review of film #49218, 'Interstellar'!

But that's not all. The boys also talk about doing GTD and dream-planning (without actually doing anything, mind you). Joel solves all puture and frast problems with a little divination, and opens up all sorts of worm cans. Jon pontificates on the god-like power of film-cutting and SHREDS ALL THE PAPER. And what would the podcast be without a leaf blower in the background? Leaf blowers. Why do they exist?

It's episode thirty-five of 'Talk and Trivia, With J&J'! Rage, rage against the dying of the light.



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Topics this week include:
- 'Interstellar'.
- 'Do not go gentle into that good night', by Dylan Thomas.
- Christopher Nolan and fate.
- soylent woes.
- paper shredders!
- Tarot cards.
- mysticism.
- elevator music.
- 'Side By Side'.
- 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia', s09.
- Minecraft megabuilds and our passive-aggressive relationship with time.
- Joel's PBotW: 'Lazarus Vol. 1', 'Pretty Deadly Vol. 1'.

Homework this week includes:
- Also sprach Zarathustra.
- EXTRA CREDIT: Compile a list of your five grandest theatre experiences.

SPOILERS:
- Leaf blowers are the bane of Future Jon.
- Chris and Jon Nolan have a secret, conjoined twin named Jonah.
- "Hoyte Van Hoytema" is Wally Pfister's psuedonym.
- In the case of 'Do not go gentle into that good night', Joel didn't know the poet but he did know it.
- Never trust Michael Caine.
-Wild men who caught and sang the sun in flight, And learn, too late, they grieved it on its way, Do not go gentle into that good night.