Son of a Ginger: Entertaining Entertainment Reviews

Son of a Ginger: Entertaining Entertainment Reviews

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One day, two longtime friends who are addicted to talking pop culture (seriously they should see someone) decided to pick up some microphones, call up their fellow pop-culture enthusiast Beth, and start a show. They set out to answer one simple questio…


Living With Yourself (created by Timothy Greenberg)
Nov 12 • 29 min
On this episode we go deeeeeeep within our depressed alter-egos while we unpack the story elements within Paul Rudd’s new show Living With Yourself. Also, a quick sneak peak of the new show Clone Cop.
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (Dir. by Vince Gilligan)
Oct 22 • 21 min
Joined by their friend Danny, the hosts build new identities for themselves and podcast from a remote cabin in Massassappi. Turns out, cabins in Massassappi don’t have great acoustics. Sub-par audio ahead.
Joker (Dir. by Todd Phillips)
Oct 14 • 30 min
Wow! What a film! We say film because “movies” are for the lesser. We don’t review movies. we review CINEMA. AND THIS WAS A GREAT PIECE OF CINEMA. Whoa there, sorry about that. Grammarly just uploaded a “pretentious filter” feature and we don’t know if…
Music Review Special feat. Brittany Howard and Djo
Oct 8 • 31 min
In another music review special, the hosts dive into these two new offerings from frost time solo acts: Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes and Djo aka Joe Keery from Stranger things.
Between Two Ferns: The Movie (Dir. by Scott Aukerman)
Sep 30 • 24 min
In this humdinger of an episode, it’s life or death for Patrick as he tries to get you guys to laugh at our review of Between Two Ferns: The Movie. Don’t click die whatever you do or else you’ll lose this show forever!
The Boys Season 1 (Created by Garth Ennis and Eric Kripke)
Sep 23 • 31 min
After the show gets interrupted by a very important news update, Patrick, Beth, and Mason sit down to talk about the surprise smash hit Amazon Prime show The Boys. Song Credits: Music Credit: OurMusicBox (Jay Man) Track Name: “The Headlines” Music By: Jay…
It Chapter Two (Dir. by Andy Muschietti)
Sep 16 • 26 min
Beth, Mason, and Patrick kick off Season 3 of Son of a Ginger with a weird stroll down memory lane and a review of the sequel to the first ever SoG Reviewed film: It Chapter 2. This time, they kept it short and sweet, unlike some people. Yeesh.
Good Boys (dir. by Gene Stupnitsky)
Aug 26 • 27 min
On this episode, the hosts take a break from watching their favorite nameless melodramatic hospital show to talk about a new coming of age film that DEFINITELY isn’t Superbad. It’s called Good Boys, but they weren’t good boys at all. False advertising?…
Music Review Special feat. Chance the Rapper and Bon Iver
Aug 19 • 35 min
Join the hosts this week as they crash Chance’s wedding to talk about their thoughts on his album The Big Day. As well as Bon Iver’s i,i. Why did they crash the wedding? Bon Iver couldn’t make it…
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (Written and Dir. by Quentin Tarantino)
Aug 12 • 28 min
On this episode, the hosts bear witness to one of the most bizarre westerns in the making. Later, they share their thoughts on Quentin Tarantino’s 9th film. Song Credits: Uptown Nights (60’s garage blues) by © NADA - Copyright Free Music The Wild West by…
Stuber (dir. by Michael Dowse)
Jul 29 • 30 min
Patrick and Mason kidnapped their Uber passenger, Hamilton Way, and forced him to talk about the movie he worked on: Stuber. We can’t tell you how they got away with it, but it involved something that rhymes with shmackmail.
BONUS: McCluck and St. Tangelo’s Stranger Things Pitch
Jul 22 • 9 min
We couldn’t stop breaking character while recording a cold open, and when we played it back during editing, it was just too hilarious not to post. Listen to us act like total goofballs and die laughing.
Stranger Things Season 3 (Created by The Duffer Brothers)
Jul 22 • 36 min
Fresh off of being pitched some less than stellar ideas, Alex Olhausen stops by to talk about Stranger Things and his experience as an on-set PA on the show. Son of a Ginger exclusive interview!
Spider-Man: Far From Home (Dir. by Jon Watts)
Jul 7 • 30 min
In the first ever 4 person episode of Son of a Ginger, the hosts are joined once again by their resident MCU expert Thomas Mastrototaro to talk about Marvel’s first outing without Robert Downey Jr. And also we hear a quick word from the MCU travel agency.…
Toy Story 4(Dir. by Josh Cooley)
Jul 1 • 41 min
In this episode we caught something odd after recording one of our Patreon exclusive episodes, and later we tally up how many times Pixar has made us cry.
Game of Thrones Season 8 (Written by David Benioff, D.B. Weiss & co. )
Jun 12 • 37 min
Wait, take a deep breath. We know you’re angry about this season. Have you chilled out yet? Good! Enjoy the review as the hosts unpack this season and also hear the special guest segment featuring Torchibold Anus IV.
Detective Pikachu (Dir. by Rob Letterman)
May 19 • 25 min
In a special Noir edition of “Who’s that Pokemon?” a father and son are reunited in the most peculiar of ways. Later, the hosts talk about the fresh new nostalgic cash grab known as Detective Pikachu.
Avengers: Endgame (Dir. by Joe and Anthony Russo)
May 14 • 51 min
Mason and Patrick sit down once again to talk about movies in an extra long episode! What? Are you mad? The Russo brothers did it, why can’t they?
A SoG Horror Double Feature! (Feat. Pet Sematary and Us)
Apr 15 • 31 min
Hold onto your dungarees! It’s about to get spooky as the hosts talk about two horror movies making waves right now.
Captain Marvel (Dir. By Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck)
Mar 25 • 42 min
The hosts are back from the ether to discuss the new cog in the Marvel machine: Captain Marvel and then speculate to their nerdy hearts content.
Music Review Special feat. Weezer and Gary Clark Jr.
Mar 10 • 33 min
Say what you want about these musicians, at least they’re not crazy like Tom Delonge.
True Detective Season 3 (Created by Nic Pizzolatto)
Mar 3 • 28 min
Man, do the hosts enjoy watching Mahershala Ali act. I wish they’d stop talking about it so much…
Vice (Dir. by Adam McKay)
Feb 20 • 28 min
What happens when you mix the snappy writing style of an established director with biting political commentary and A-list actors? A little movie called Vice.
Comparing The Two CRAZY Fyre Festival Docs.
Jan 28 • 31 min
Do you want to fulfill your dream of eating where Wesley Snipes may or may not have eaten once? Well then buy your ticket to the luxurious, totally legit Son of a Ginger Festival! It’s totally real and we didn’t get the idea after watching those two…
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (Dir. By David Slade)
Jan 13 • 26 min
As if we weren’t already overwhelmed by choices, Netflix went and made a choose your own adventure film. The hosts and guest Alex Olhausen sit down to discuss if Netflix & Company’s attempt to monopolize our eyes was worth the time and effort.
Aquaman (Dir. by James Wan)
Jan 7 • 31 min
On this episode the hosts talk about the first DC movie to have crabs. Or crab people… That didn’t come out right. Plus this is being typed so I could just hit backspace. Nah I’m keeping it in. Anyway, Aquaman! (song “Touch” Written by Mattia Cupelli)
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Dir. By Joel and Ethan Cohen)
Dec 9, 2018 • 29 min
In this episode the hosts embarrass themselves as they try their best at riffing songs and trying to pronounce the word “colloquialism”. Have fun listening!
November Music Roundup - Anderson .Paak, Mumford & Sons, & Greta Van Fleet
Dec 2, 2018 • 37 min
The hosts talk about three artists that are known for bringing sounds of past genres into contemporary music.
Mid90s Review (Written and Dir. By Jonah Hill)
Nov 17, 2018 • 30 min
On this episode, the hosts talk about all the things 90s kids remember, like skating, 40s of Miller High Life, and getting the crap beaten out of you by your older brother. Enjoy!
Bohemian Rhapsody Review (Dir. by Bryan Singer & co.)
Nov 9, 2018 • 34 min
In this week’s episode, the hosts talk about how the Queen biopic could have been better. As a warning to you listeners, about 30% of this episode is spoken in horrible british accents. Don’t like it? Well then you just don’t understand us, man.
Bojack Horseman Season 5 Review
Nov 2, 2018 • 30 min
In a not-so-much-a-crossover episode, our hosts sit down with their roommate and resident Bojack Horseman conspiracy theorist, JP, to talk about their thoughts on what happened with the characters this season. Frack yeah!
Eighth Grade (dir. by Bo Burnham) Review
Oct 24, 2018 • 45 min
On the first episode of the new season of Son of a Ginger, Mason and Patrick are joined once again by their friend Beth to discuss Eighth Grade: the cringiest point in their lives and also, coincidentally, comedian Bo Burnham’s directorial debut. So make…
Episode 15: “Ant Man and the Wasp” Review
Jul 25, 2018 • 39 min
Y’know they say to enjoy the little things in life. Mason, Patrick, and their fellow MCU expert, Thomas, decided to pick out every little thing they enjoyed in this summer blockbuster starring those people you know from those things. Enjoy!
Episode 14: Reviewing the first half of Netflix’s Flagship Comedies
Jul 15, 2018 • 50 min
On this episode, the hosts sit down with Tina Fey enthusiast Beth to talk about the half seasons of Arrested Development and The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
Episode 13 - “Deadpool 2” and “Solo: A Star Wars Story”
Jul 15, 2018 • 53 min
Two summer blockbusters made the hosts want to bust some blocks on this episode! Which movies do you think they’ll be talking about? Such a mystery! ………Oh wait… they’re in the title. I’ll get better at this, I promise.
Episode 12 - Avengers: Infinity War Review
May 16, 2018 • 50 min
Today the hosts unpack their thoughts surrounding the new Avengers movie. Whats next? Avengers: Cafeteria Food fight? Of course not! That trope died out in the early 2000s.
Episode 11 - “Isle of Dogs” Review
Apr 23, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode, the hosts’ canine companions take the reigns and try their best to reiterate what they were told to say about the new Wes Anderson stop motion adventure “Isle of Dogs”. All barks translated into english. Dogs podcasting? What could go…
Episode 10 - “Annihilation” Review
Mar 22, 2018 • 49 min
Floorjaw struck again when the guys went to see Annihilation. Join them as they dive deep into their theories about what the heck this movie was all about.
Episode 9 - “Black Panther” Movie + Album Double Review
Mar 4, 2018 • 40 min
This episode, Mason and Patrick steeped themselves in everything Black Panther related and made it to the other side unscathed and throughly entertained! Episode brought to you by Kevin Feige’s wallet.
Episode 8 - “Black Mirror” Season 4
Feb 12, 2018 • 68 min
In the spirit of Black Mirror, the copied consciousnesses of Patrick and Mason have six different conversations about the six unique cautionary tales seen in the latest season of the critically acclaimed anthology series “Black Mirror”. Were there lessons…
Episode 7 - “The Last Jedi” Review (SPOILERS) and Our First Guest on the Show!
Jan 16, 2018 • 52 min
The Last Jedi has been out for one whole month now; which means if you haven’t seen it yet, ya done goofed. Joined by their first guest, Mason and Pat dive deep into what they loved and didn’t love about the new film. Later, they discuss where the…
Episode 6 - “Thor: Ragnarok”, “Justice League”, and the Cultural Climate of the Superhero Movie Craze
Dec 23, 2017 • 59 min
Two hosts review movies in an in-depth discussion.
Episode 4: Taylor Swift, Weezer, and the Effects of Mainstream Exposure
Nov 17, 2017 • 42 min
On the first ever Son of a Ginger music review episode, the boys sit down to discuss highly anticipated Taylor Swift release “Reputation” and the latest offering from one of their favorite bands: Weezer’s “Pacific Daydream”.
Episode 5: Netflix’s “Ozark” and the Current State of the Binge Watch-Centric TV Revolution
Nov 17, 2017 • 34 min
On this episode the guys get to talking about one of the runaway hits of the summer: Jason Bateman’s new show “Ozark”. Later, they discuss the comparisons being made between binge watching shows and other ways people consume entertainment. *Disclaimer:…