Prolly Shoulda Known Better

Prolly Shoulda Known Better

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celebrating mainstream comedy at the end of the w…


WHAT MEN WANT (or, Amerykah Part 2: Return of the Shank)
May 28 • 83 min
Nadia and Tony return from the standard eighteen-month Podcast Hiatus to discuss WHAT MEN WANT, the 2019 gender-flipped, race-flipped, ratings-flipped remake of their first-ever selection. We discuss our ongoing grudge against director Adam Shankman, the…
A CHRISTMAS STORY (or, Ruff Red Ryders Anthem)
Dec 21, 2018 • 90 min
The heartwarming holiday story of a boy who dreams of getting a gun and murdering strangers, 1983’s A CHRISTMAS STORY will be on cable for 24 straight hours this Christmas, as it has been since 1997, much to the chagrin of Tony and Nadia. The hosts…
BRIDE AND PREJUDICE (or, Bring Me to Wife)
Dec 14, 2018 • 98 min
[CONTENT WARNING: discussion of one instance of kidnapping and sexual assault] Nadia and Tony watch the crossover romcom and Bollywood homage Bride and Prejudice, starring the single most famous woman in India (Aishwarya Rai), and featuring the greatest…
DANE COOK: HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED with Michelle Johnson (or, Post Through This)
Nov 30, 2018 • 74 min
Michelle Johnson (@icfasntw) joins Tony and Nadia to discuss Dane Cook’s debut album and runaway success Harmful If Swallowed, and none of them like when the movie Dune is in their chocolatey drink. Remember that line? Oh man. If you don’t, they repeat…
AMERICAN PIE (or, The Cumback Kid But With a U)
Nov 16, 2018 • 99 min
[CONTENT WARNING: extensive discussion of sexual assault and rape culture, especially around one scene involving voyeurism and revenge porn] Nadia and Tony just go ahead and stick two fingers in to American Pie, the film that gave us MILFs, band camp,…
GARDEN STATE (or, Tragic: The Gathering)
Nov 2, 2018 • 111 min
Zach Braff’s Garden State is a very personal one for Tony and Nadia, as they both loved this movie when they were in high school, purchased it on DVD, and now have to reckon with the insufferable, excruciating mess that the film actually is. Nadia shares…
ENTOURAGE SEASON ONE (or, Atlas Hugged It Out)
Oct 19, 2018 • 112 min
What the hell is this show? How did this run for eight seasons? Who let this happen? Why did Mark Wahlberg beat up a blind guy? Nadia and Tony explore how Hollywood is about hustle, but also grind, and how the real hero of the show is obviously Johnny…
TOOTSIE (or, Dustin the Wind)
Oct 5, 2018 • 105 min
(CONTENT WARNING: discussion of abusive behavior, notably sexual abuse and gaslighting) Tony and Nadia think that 1982 Best Picture nominee TOOTSIE was a pretty good movie up until about 20 minutes into recording this episode, when they realize that it’s…
SHE’S THE MAN (or, Welcome to the Jacked Parade)
Sep 21, 2018 • 100 min
Nadia insisted that this movie was good, Tony refused to believe her. In order to find out who was right, you’ll have to listen to this episode, where we watch She’s the Man and talk about how it’s being revisited and hailed as ahead of its time on gender…
JEFF DUNHAM: SPARK OF INSANITY (or, We Need to Talk About Achmed)
Sep 7, 2018 • 94 min
In an exciting first for us, we watch our first standup special for the podcast! Unfortunately, the special is Spark of Insanity by the obscenely successful and definitely shitty Jeff Dunham, supported by his cadre of homophobic and Islamophic puppets. We…
THE OTHER SISTER (or, Tubas for Algernon)
Aug 24, 2018 • 96 min
[CONTENT WARNING: discussion of historical treatment and depiction of those with intellectual disabilities, including some slurs and offensive terms] Tony and Nadia watch Garry Marshall’s emotional snuff film The Other Sister and out themselves as…
BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE (or, The Plot Thiccens)
Aug 10, 2018 • 102 min
(CONTENT WARNING: just a lot of racism and stereotypes, including some very uncomfortable lines of dialogue from the film, and discussion around one instance of assault) Which was the bigger atrocity from March 2003: the invasion of Iraq or Bringing Down…
ROSS GELLER (or, Pivot Planet Dot Com)
Jul 27, 2018 • 99 min
(CONTENT WARNING: abusive behavior, sexual manipulation, professor/student relationship, assault, homophobia, incest) Tony and Nadia spend some time reflecting on what a horrible friend and human being Ross Geller was, and trace his worst moments through…
BONUS EP: Real Magic The Gathering Hours
Jul 22, 2018 • 25 min
We were recording today and we talked about Magic: The Gathering for like 30 minutes before starting the episode. We’re releasing it as a bonus so you don’t have to sit through it on a real episode, but there’s some good stuff in there, we talk about…
IN & OUT(or, Forny On Main)
Jul 13, 2018 • 92 min
(CONTENT WARNING: homophobia, fat-shaming as depicted in the film, one mention of assault) Tony and Nadia watch Frank Oz’s IN & OUT, and how it fits in to 1997 and the overall changes in queer (and mostly white) pop culture from that year. Both of them…
WHAT WOMEN WANT (or, Bette Midler New World Order)
Jun 24, 2018 • 110 min
(CONTENT WARNING: this episode contains discussion of depression, including suicidal ideation, as well as sexual manipulation. This movie is just a disaster.) Tony and Nadia sit through all two hours of Nancy Myers’ 2000 film WHAT WOMEN WANT, starring a…