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Two Dudes From Arnold
50: Anniversary Episode - English Dryers, Follow Up, And Movie Pass Saga Continues
Jul 16 • 72 min
For a special episode marking a year since our hosts voices blessed your little ears we felt it appropriate to spend an inordinate amount of time on follow up and more Movie Pass shenanigans. Along the way we touch on English dryers, more Apple OS stuff,…
49: Merica!
Jul 4 • 71 min
This week we celebrate the Fourth of July by celebrating the things we love about America and our favorite patriotic movies. Show Notes Christopher Hitchens on ‘Like’ Station 13 Episode on Call Centers (starts at 26:50) Myth of Kaldi Patreon
48: The Big E3 18’ Episode
Jun 21 • 147 min
This week our hosts and special guest Kaylee try our best to cover all of the big news out of 2018’s E3 gaming conference. Show Notes: Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) G4 TV EA Battlefield V Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order Sea of Solitude Microsoft Halo…
47: Santa Cook
Jun 4 • 36 min
This week Christmas comes early! Join us as we embark on a depressing journey down memory lane, see what Santa Cook is up to at WWDC, and inevitably discuss related technology. Show Notes A-Town at the Movies EEG Correction WWDC Tim Cook Overcast (Podcast…
A-Town at the Movies is Live!
May 29 • 1 min
Our new podcast “A-Town at the Movies” is live! You can listen or subscribe here atownmovies.com
46: Pranks, Brains, and Propaganda
May 24 • 53 min
This week we roll out a few high school pranks, get in way over our heads speculating on brain science and AI, and finally put the age old debate on Propaganda (the concept, not the evangelical hip hop artist) to rest. Show Notes Chickens in the Hallway…
45: Google Duplex, Movie Pass, Tolkien Corner, DC Streaming
May 17 • 54 min
This week our unconquerable hosts cover the newest changes made to Movie Pass in what is turning into a serialized universe of stories all to its own. From there we have the return of Tolkien Corner with all new news from the Middle Earth. Then we…
44.5: Infinity War Follow Up (A-Town Sidebar)
May 14 • 6 min
Charlie saw Avengers Infinity War again and wanted to talk some spoiler-filled follow up.
44: Avengers: Infinity War
May 6 • 94 min
This week Charlie and Dan collect all the infinity stones to summon the ability to talk about Infinity War for an hour and a half. One of us is a Grumpy Gus, the other is a Happy Hal. Listen and figure out which is which. Show Notes Avengers: Infinity War…
43: Apple Apps, MoviePass Changes, Venom Trailer
May 1 • 67 min
This week we do a lot of complaining. First off Apple can’t seem to make a podcast app, Charlie has to walk Dan off a ledge over MoviePass changes, and finally we have some feelings about the newest Venom trailer. Show Notes: SpartanCog Turtle Feedback…
42: A Quiet Place
Apr 24 • 42 min
🚿🚿🚿*quietly* on this weeks episode we quietly discuss John Krasinksi’s directorial masterpiece “A Quiet Place.”🚿🚿🚿 Show Notes A Quiet Place
41: Tolkien Corner, British Royalty, Chad’s Corner
Apr 17 • 73 min
This week we wonder if there’s a gas leak at Apple, discuss Tolkien’s new book news and Amazon show, ponder what British royalty does, discuss Gilmore girls, and finally dive deep into our secret patron Chad’s Corner that’ll blow your mind. Show Notes:…
40: Ready Player One
Apr 3 • 73 min
This week we put on our VR (AR?) goggles and collect all the keys to unlock Spielberg’s latest film: Ready Player One. Show Notes: Ready Player One Robocop Scene Robocop Starship Troopers Ender’s Game Patreon
39: Nick’s Corner
Mar 27 • 71 min
On this week’s episode we discuss our first patron’s assigned subject. Listen in to discover the mystery. Show Notes: Book Scented Candle Walking Dead - The Grove Patreon
38: Settling the Score with Time Space and Reality
Mar 13 • 73 min
On this week’s episode we settle the score of the great Clockstoppers Kerfuffle, discuss military funerals and symbols, go into the matrix to defeat Agent Noah, and arise to the various deep depths of deep space! Show Notes: A-Town Oscar Ballot Results…
37: Señor Putin
Mar 7 • 47 min
On this weeks episode we wrap up the Oscars from the red carpet, address grievances against us, discuss some coffee science, and decide Russia’s olympics status. Show Notes: A-Town Oscar Ballot Results Aeropress Aeropress Inverted Method Patreon
36: The Pre-Oscar Showdown
Feb 28 • 68 min
This week we go through our votes for what we think will win in the Oscars categories and chase down every rabbit trail along the way. Show Notes: List of Academy Award records Linotype: The Film - Trailer Jóhann Jóhannsson Loving Vincent - Trailer Kumail…
35: Black Panther: A Review
Feb 22 • 84 min
This week we dive deep into the jungles of Wakanda and behold the hidden kingdom. Show Notes: Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor The Spielberg Oner (Every Frame a Painting) Fruitvale Station Creed A-Town FM Oscars Ballot 2018 Patreon atownfm.com
34: Those with Glass Toilets Shouldn’t Wage 12th Century War
Feb 20 • 25 min
This week we give you a short episode before Oscar season kicks into full gear and discuss more on the coffee saga and then some deep armchair philosophy on 12th century England. A-Town FM Oscars Ballot 2018 A-Town Patreon Bitter Brew: The Rise and Fall…
33: 02.13.18 (Bonus Episode: Cloverfield Paradox)
Feb 13 • 29 min
πŸ™ Show Notes: Cloverfield Trailer 10 Cloverfield Lane Trailer Cloverfield Paradox Trailer Super 8 Trailer Godzilla: Monster Planet Trailer Patreon
32: Jim Henson, Book Talk, SpaceX, and Super Bowl Trailers
Feb 13 • 67 min
On this weeks episode we dig up Jim Henson’s corpse for some one on one time, try to figure out what book genre it is that we like, talk about Elon Musk’s SpaceX success, and go through our super bowl experiences mostly focusing on all the new trailers.…
31: Offending Europe Part 2, TV remakes, Oscars Preshow
Jan 31 • 55 min
This week we kick things off with a bunch of tangents, one time I was going to the store and got in the line that said “10 items or less” and counted the guy in front of me who clearly had 12 items. Do yogurts count as individual items or is that…
30: Nintendo Labo, Post Office, and the Science of Plot Holes
Jan 23 • 53 min
This week we kick things off with a little advanced grammar, discuss the state of the postal industry, move to settle issues surrounding jury duty and selective services, give our take on the new Nintendo Labo announcement, and finally dissect the science…
29: The Cursing Episode
Jan 17 • 59 min
Good evening #%@$&’s! Today’s episode we dive way the #%&@ down into the seedy underbelly of discussion topics to the world of Facebook Group Netiquette and then we cuss a #%&$-ton! Show Notes: Cage the Elephant The Good Place Website: atownfm.com…
28: Lists All the Way Down
Jan 11 • 125 min
As our intrepid hosts brave the new year, they go through a series of lists meant to wet your appetite for beginning 2018. Charlie complains about technical problems, Dan’s lost his voice, and then it’s lists all the way down. Show Notes
27: Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Dec 25, 2017 • 168 min
Star Wars: The Last Jedi has released! After two years of waiting and theorizing the galaxy has finally delivered the next chapter in the ongoing saga. Does the film live up to expectations? Does the audience finally get answers to burning questions? How…
26: Christmas Special
Dec 19, 2017 • 86 min
On this weeks episode we ride sugar plumb candy canes into our traditions, serve up a hearty helping other traditions, and rank our top Christmas films with a dose of holiday cheer. If you haven’t caught on yet: it’s a Christmas episode! Show Notes…
25: Dan’s Meltdown, Alkhobar Tower, Smirk Emoji, and Stranger Things 2
Dec 12, 2017 • 78 min
This week’s episode Dan tells a story about a meltdown he had, we review the Alkhobar Water Tower in Saudi Arabia, Charlie realizes he’s been sending mixed signals to his coworkers with choice of emojis, and we discuss Stranger Things 2! Show Notes…
24: Batman’s a Murderer, EA Ruins Battlefront, Christmas Movie Criteria
Dec 6, 2017 • 99 min
On this week we delve into whether Batman is and should be a murdering psychopath, how Star Wars should treat its canon material, whether EA is doing the right thing with Battlefront, and finally we both come to an agreement that Die Hard is definitely a…
23: Justice League?
Nov 30, 2017 • 109 min
On this weeks episode the A-Town Society of Friends review the newest edition to the DCEU with special guest Zack Buck! Through brightest day and darkest night, no detail escapes our sight! Show Notes Website: atownfm.com Twitter: @atownfm Facebook:…
22: Thor Ragnarok
Nov 22, 2017 • 84 min
This week the halls of Valhalla are shaken to the core as we reveal our review of Thor: Ragnarok. In the first third of our assault we also get wildly off topic several times. To Asgard! Show Notes Website: atownfm.com Twitter: @atownfm Facebook:…
21: Offending Europe, Instagram Sucks Part 2, Disney Takeover, Streaming Services, Dan’s Weird Experience
Nov 16, 2017 • 80 min
This week we single handedly offend all of Europe in our follow up, discuss for the thousandth time why instagram is awful for business, Disney is taking over 21st Century Fox and your soul, and Dan has a weird experience. Show Notes Website: atownfm.com…
20: Gunpowder Plot, Bonfire Night, V for Vendetta
Nov 5, 2017 • 58 min
This year A-Town remember remembers the 5th of November with treason and plot. We wouldn’t forget the the fifth of November, bonfire night or not. Oh and we talk about V for Vendetta too. Show Notes Website: atownfm.com Twitter: @atownfm Facebook:…
19: The Halloween Spooktacular
Oct 31, 2017 • 83 min
This week we hack up some follow up, share some harrowing Halloween memories, haunt your dreams with our top five horror films, and scare the ever living “stuff” out of you with some international traditions! It’s our annual blood drenched Spooktacular!…
18: Modern Art Debate, Boston Drama, Time Travel, and Pizza Talk
Oct 24, 2017 • 76 min
This week Charlie got into some Bawston drama, we get into a heated debate about the merits of color field paintings, discuss time travel according to Dr Manhattan, and more cheesy pizza talk. Show Notes Website: atownfm.com Twitter: @atownfm Facebook:…
17: Movie Pass, Waite Park Tragedy, Novelty, Dan’s Fall Extravaganza, Boston
Oct 17, 2017 • 117 min
This week we batter the listeners up with five barrels of feedback, mourn the Great Waite Park Tragedy, discuss the concept of novelty in a not boring way, Charlie finally got the movie pass and used it, we enter the magical wonderland inside Dan’s head…
16: Blade Runner 2049
Oct 11, 2017 • 110 min
In this episode, we review the new wildly successful totally not underperforming in the box office film Blade Runner 2049. In addition we mix in a whirlwind of Phillip K Dick adaptation talk, the Leto mystery box, and a pinch of dune film discussion. Show…
15: Original Bladerunner, Coffee Cups, iOS 11 AR
Oct 3, 2017 • 83 min
This week our two hosts are your one stop shop for everything coffee cups, then they take you kicking and screaming into the world of new iOS 11 AR apps, and finally they prepare for the spectacular event of the year that is Bladerunner 2049 by reviewing…
14: Instagram Sucks, Parking Ticket Protest, Marketing Lab, Podcast Envy, Not as Advertised
Sep 25, 2017 • 78 min
This week our two farmhand hosts get swept into an enchanted world where magic and topics lurk around every corner. After a pack of wild beasts sent by the Dark One murders their families they set off on a quest where they face five tasks: Instagram,…
13: Destiny 2, Console Wars, Reddit Follow Up, Stack Exchange, TV Schedules
Sep 18, 2017 • 63 min
On this episode our two intrepid hosts explore the universe of Bungie’s newly released Destiny 2, discuss consoles and their qualities, Charlie introduces Dan to Stack Exchange, and they discuss potential new possibilities in the world of television…
12: Stephen King’s IT, Childhood Trauma, Horror Movie Talk
Sep 14, 2017 • 42 min
On this episode our fearful hosts discuss horror movies, why we’re afraid, whether or not our grandparents gave us lasting childhood trauma, and finally the new adaptation of Stephen King’s IT behind the spoiler wall! Show Notes Website: atownfm.com…
11: Water Tower, Twitter Marketing, Dark Knight Debacle, Social Media
Sep 7, 2017 • 94 min
This week we jump head first off the Arnold Water Tower into the great Dark Knight debacle and wrestle social media into submission. We then follow up our bout with a cool down of Twitter marketing and we learn that Charlie is a jerk, all the while…
10: Retrospective, Nick’s Corner, Eclipse Follow Up, Shirts!
Aug 29, 2017 • 61 min
This week we look back on our illustrious podcasting careers, follow up on the Movie Pass and the total solar eclipse, and announce a few new ways to support the podcast. Show Notes Website: atownfm.com Twitter: @atownfm Facebook:…
9: New Dog, Movie Pass, Cinema Sins, Practical vs VFX
Aug 23, 2017 • 45 min
This week we dive into the world of VFX, the podcast buys a new dog, movie pass is blowing up the industry, and then we tell you what the main stream media won’t about the scourge of Cinema Sins. Show Notes Website: atownfm.com Twitter: @atownfm Facebook:…
8: Solar Eclipse Talk with Meteorologist Kevin C. Burns
Aug 14, 2017 • 32 min
This week our two fearless hosts take on the topic of the upcoming total solar eclipse with real life meteorologist Kevin C. Burns! We also ask “What does a meteorologist do anyway?”, and discuss our nerdy pasts growing up together in the midwest. Show…
7: Let’s talk about spoilers, International fame, Emoji Movie Disaster, Valerian, and the Confederate show
Aug 8, 2017 • 77 min
On this weeks episode our two host discuss the international fame they’ve acquired, Dan takes a vacation and walks out of Valerian, the Great Emoji Disaster takes place, cranky Dan complains about spoilers, and the host give the final ruling on whether…
6: Dunkirk, IMAX, Digital vs Analog, VR, Hans Zimmer
Aug 3, 2017 • 63 min
This week we delve deep into catacombs of issues such as IMAX vs regular film, sound quality in film, and possibilities of VR films in the future. Once we defeat the dungeon master Hans Zimmer and rescue the princess we come back up to the surface world…
5: War for the Planet of the Apes
Aug 1, 2017 • 75 min
On this episode, our two intrepid hosts get a little “bananas” when they review the crown of the Planet of the Apes reboot trilogies third film: War for the Planet of the Apes. Show Notes Website: atownfm.com Twitter: @atownfm Facebook:…
4: Listener Feedback, Jazz Music, and Dan’s Tech Gripe
Jul 24, 2017 • 51 min
On this weeks episode, armed with only their voices to protect them, our two host delve into the deep deep thicket of listeners feedback, the hidden world of jazz music, and Dan’s problems with everyday simple technology. Show Notes Website: atownfm.com…
3: Spider-Man Homecoming - The Spider-Man Episode
Jul 18, 2017 • 78 min
Welcome true believers! On this weeks episode our two hosts take on their biggest feat yet by discussing the newest addition to the MCU Spider-Man homecoming. As an added bonus they also rank each Spider-Man film in order from worst to best. You won’t…
2: Baby Driver - First Impressions
Jul 13, 2017 • 35 min
On this weeks episode our two heroes give us a stream of consciousness of Edgar Wright’s masterpiece film “Baby Driver” upon exiting the theater. Show Notes Website: atownfm.com Twitter: @atownfm Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/atownfm
1: Spider-Man Posters, How To News, Andy Serkis
Jul 12, 2017 • 71 min
On this weeks episode our two intrepid hosts, Charlie and Dan, discuss a variety of topics ranging from the ridiculous posters for the new Spider-Man film, how we consume news in an age of heightened cynicism and social media, and whether or not Andy…