Thursday, August 20, 2015

Episode 75: 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.'

Welcome back, ladies and gentlemen, to Talk and Trivia! This week, the guys pack their secret spy kits and jump on a plane for 1963, to review the exploits of 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' Who wins in a fight between Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer, and who loses when they team up? Will this be the Ritchiest film Guy Ritchie has ever created?

Plus the woes and joys of kitchen work, the battle between visceral stories and metafiction, and the relationship between the spy genre and film noire. Enjoy.

This is not your monkey's uncle.

<meta_aside>SPOILERS ABOUND</meta_aside>

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Jason Bourne, James Bond, and Alfred Hitchcock walk into a bar. Tell us: who walks out?

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Topics this week include:
- 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.'

- Humanity is flawed, but at least we make perfect things. Like robots.
- Your mom's a whore.