On this episode, Dave, Tony and Joel begin by discussing the writing and legacy of H.P. Lovecraft, specifically his short stories "The Call of Cthulhu," "The Whisperer in Darkness" and "The Dunwich Horror." In the second half of the episode, they dissect Stephen King's "It" - the 1986 novel, the 1990 miniseries and the 2017 feature film.
On this episode, Dave, Tony and Joel discuss two highly-acclaimed films released last year and now available on DVD at the Des Plaines Public Library: Get Out, a horror film written and directed by Jordan Peele and Moonlight, a drama written and directed by Barry Jenkins.
On this episode, Dave, Tony, Joel and special guest Joanne discuss the new season of Game Of Thrones and Spider-Man: Homecoming, the latest film reboot of the Marvel Comics franchise, directed by Jon Watts.
On this episode, Dave, Tony and Joel discuss Swamp Thing Vol. 1: Saga of the Swamp Thing, a graphic novel compiling Alan Moore's first comics in the Swamp Thing franchise; and Wonder Woman, the new blockbuster adaptation of the DC comic, directed by Patty Jenkins.
On this episode, Dave, Tony and Joel discuss Alien: Covenant, the latest installment in the Alien series helmed by original director Ridley Scott; the self-help book The Hero Is You: Sharpen Your Focus, Conquer Your Demons, and Become the Writer You Were Born to Be by Kendra Levin; the return of Mystery Science Theater 3000 on Netflix; and the return of David Lynch's television show Twin Peaks on Showtime.
On this episode, Dave, Tony, Kristyn and Joel take a look at some of the media available to stream for free (with a DPPL library card) from hoopladigital.com. Their recommendations include the 1995 Abel Ferrara film The Addiction, the soundtrack to the recent Disney motion picture Moana, the DC comic Green Lanterns Vol. 1: Rage Planet, written by Geoff Johns, the 2006 Guillermo del Toro film Pan's Labyrinth, and Ghost In The Shell, the original 1995 anime film directed by Mamoru Oshii.
On this episode, Dave and Tony along with newcomers Kristyn and Joel discuss the video game The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild, Roxane Gay's collection of short stories Difficult Women, a novel by Paulette Jiles called News Of The World, the first volume of the rebooted Jughead comic series written by Chip Zdarsky, and the latest installment of the X-Men film series Logan.
On this episode, Dave, Jami and Tony discuss four films nominated for Best Picture at this year's Academy Awards: Hell Or High Water, Arrival, Hidden Figures and La La Land.
On this episode, Dave, Jami and Tony discuss the HBO original series The Young Pope, the novel Confessions, the animated series Star Wars: Clone Wars, and the new film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
On this episode, Dave, Tony and Jami vent some of their disappointments and frustrations about the Kindle Fire tablet, the extended Harry Potter universe (essentially, any supplemental material outside of the original seven novels), and the films The Dark Knight Rises and Terminator Genisys.