Defocused

Defocused

www.theincomparable.com/defocused
A casual podcast about tech, movies, and whatever else we feel like. Featuring Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.


284: The Oil of the Deal
May 22 • 103 min
Some of my best friends are dutch angles….
283: Tale as Old as Timecop
May 14 • 93 min
Uh oh! The future is here….
282: The Most 80s Gun
May 2 • 90 min
Billy Crystal and Gregory Hines street justice….
281: Awfully Dewy
Apr 23 • 82 min
It’s not worth trash-talking kids….
280: Harrison Ford Counts to Three
Apr 17 • 87 min
That’s how last names work….
279: Two Horuses, an Anubis, and a Pizza Place
Apr 6 • 90 min
You cannot debate the flatness of the top….
278: The Homer Simpson Car of Movies
Mar 29 • 102 min
The dialogue is terrible and the cuts are small….
277: Jumbo Words for Jumbo Dogs
Mar 20 • 69 min
My family is not a boiling family….
276: Feet by the Foot
Mar 10 • 92 min
Tarantino just wants to turn people into dinosaurs….
275: Don’t Go Half Hog
Feb 26 • 99 min
Low, wide angles, get a little lower….
274: Film vs. Digital vs. Orange Chicken
Feb 17 • 65 min
Find someone you’re on double-dipping terms with….
273: Libertarian Dumplings
Feb 14 • 81 min
We have squatters’ rights on your life….
272: They Didn’t Have Flutes Back Then
Feb 8 • 76 min
If you can’t trust Goldman Sachs who can you trust?…
271: It’s Fine That My Life Is the Way That It Is
Jan 27 • 62 min
Don’t let the door hit you where the GI split you….
270: The Floor Is Lava: The Movie
Jan 15 • 61 min
There’s not a lot of jackets in the town….
269: When God Closes a Door He Opens the Pool
Jan 3 • 68 min
She’s an undercover nun with an occasional habit….
268: Honey, With Regard to the Child
Dec 26, 2019 • 84 min
The Hitchcock Sandwich….
267: We Can’t Polish the Cheerio
Dec 16, 2019 • 100 min
If it’s in a yard and huge, I’ll eat it….
266: Suck Bread, Loser
Dec 10, 2019 • 72 min
The jet stream is doing some interesting stuff….
265: Doing Some Very Serious Mustache Work
Dec 1, 2019 • 73 min
Old Spice is the Final Destination of flowers….
264: It Clings but It Pours
Nov 19, 2019 • 74 min
I have no objection to chewing things….
263: Christopher McQuarrie’s Dark Knight
Nov 9, 2019 • 83 min
You can’t save both glaciers….
262: All Guns Are Wind Instruments
Nov 5, 2019 • 100 min
He does all of his own drownings. Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation…
261: Charles Grodin’s Cousin
Oct 28, 2019 • 87 min
We know it’s an assassin because the phone said “assassin”….
260: There Were Sheep
Oct 19, 2019 • 79 min
My professor had a theory….
259: There’s at Least One Dove
Oct 13, 2019 • 70 min
Spirally slow-motion spinny-ma-jig….
258: Darker in Brightness
Oct 1, 2019 • 105 min
These roostings are making me so chicken….
257: If Upton Sinclair Had a Leather Jacket
Sep 23, 2019 • 71 min
I went to journalism school, I know that’s past tense….
256: Are You Talking About Length or Girth?
Sep 14, 2019 • 87 min
If the oats are hydrated in a forest and no one is around to see it did they really happen overnight?…
255: Macrobiotic Handwraps
Sep 2, 2019 • 69 min
Constant illumination is the enemy of suspense….
254: The Franchise Is a Bathroom
Aug 25, 2019 • 68 min
I swear to god, Gary Busey plays someone’s cop partner in a movie….
253: We All Live in a Predator Submarine
Aug 15, 2019 • 93 min
Predator S Maxes, or whatever….
252: The Aliens Will Continue Until Morale Improves
Aug 8, 2019 • 85 min
How is predalien babby formed?…
251: The Wrath of Cons
Aug 2, 2019 • 72 min
Not to be those people, which we always are….
250: She Shed She Shed By the Sheshore
Jul 23, 2019 • 67 min
I very closely associate Jason Derulo with Jason Derulo….
249: If Mayor McCheese Was a Lizard Dog
Jul 16, 2019 • 83 min
I’ll give you stars on your bellies….
248: I’ve Buried 14 Spider-Mens
Jul 4, 2019 • 118 min
This isn’t your daddy’s Pixar movie….
247: Get You a Car Crash That Can Do Both
Jun 30, 2019 • 77 min
This whole scene takes place between his legs….
246: Isn’t Everything a Deconstructed Crab Cake?
Jun 20, 2019 • 77 min
I’m also glad you didn’t die….
245: Kona Lobster
Jun 13, 2019 • 86 min
Don’t hack me, bro….
244: Let’s Meet God by the Books
Jun 4, 2019 • 94 min
You should be thankful that I stayed awake for this whole thing….
243: The Vulcans and the Bees
May 24, 2019 • 113 min
Spock’s always in the last place you look….
242: Bad People That Poop at Work
May 19, 2019 • 74 min
Please, The Fourth Wall is my father, call me Fourth….
241: Comedy by Attrition
May 14, 2019 • 90 min
A couple dozen more viewings and you’re going to love it….
240: A Soup Bowl Full of Coleslaw
May 3, 2019 • 104 min
$300,000 plus a restaurant bar in Arcadia….
239: Soderbergh, Salad, and Breadsticks
Apr 29, 2019 • 94 min
I was going Boondock Saints and you went Lion King….
238: He’s Not Hard Enough to Hang
Apr 24, 2019 • 89 min
Work your way down to the feet….
237: Make Like a Diopter and Split
Apr 18, 2019 • 107 min
I’m a Millennial, reward me….
236: Moe Greene Is on a Boat
Apr 8, 2019 • 98 min
The soup isn’t the important part of the story….
235: My Bed Has an App
Mar 28, 2019 • 62 min
What I refer to as ‘Hammock Mode’….
234: He Had Three Sex
Mar 23, 2019 • 145 min
I just give up and let the movie hit me in the eyes. Die Another Day (2002)…
233: Now That We’re 44 Minutes In
Mar 16, 2019 • 97 min
Bad, dull, gray potato of a movie. “The World Is Not Enough” (1999)…
232: Tactically Unbuttoned
Mar 8, 2019 • 123 min
They met at Señor Frog’s….
231: Horny for Murder
Feb 28, 2019 • 100 min
I had a very low user number on the yo-yo forum….
230: A Science Coin
Feb 21, 2019 • 107 min
It’s not escalated, it’s elevated….
229: Newspaper Uncle-Daddy
Feb 11, 2019 • 100 min
Do you remember the beverage ‘Milk’?…
228: Noodle Boy
Feb 5, 2019 • 75 min
Send The Bobs Into Apple….
227: I’m Always the Droid
Jan 29, 2019 • 99 min
You don’t understand the sincerity of a hug….
226: An Alien Microwave
Jan 22, 2019 • 102 min
What if it just turns you into bushes?…
225: We’re Good Enough for the Gutter
Jan 14, 2019 • 83 min
The Magic Eye of Canadian Accents….
224: A Falling Tide Makes the Whole World Blind
Jan 8, 2019 • 84 min
I look like a bearded egg wearing an Edge beanie….
223: Spice Jesus
Dec 28, 2018 • 63 min
If you wanna be my Jesus, gotta get with my spice….
222: Dude’s on First, Sweet’s on Second
Dec 24, 2018 • 89 min
James Bond would not be so gauche….
221: The Dan Street View Podcast
Dec 15, 2018 • 99 min
I am everyone’s sports dad….
220: The Air Ducts of Hell
Dec 7, 2018 • 78 min
Welcome to Dudecember, everybody!…
219: We’re UHD Truthers
Nov 26, 2018 • 75 min
It’s more like a mortadella than bologna. It’s Black Friday!…
218: Human Shameapede
Nov 17, 2018 • 115 min
Save all your Loggins in 1Password. Our first ever Film Score and Music Draft!…
217: I May Not Even Like The People I’m Familiar With
Nov 13, 2018 • 106 min
Craft services always comes home with me….
216: Don’t Look a Gift Meatloaf in the Horse
Nov 6, 2018 • 87 min
The physics of severed hands….
215: Too Dumb to be in Poor Taste
Oct 31, 2018 • 71 min
You got a permit for a day and a dummy….
214: Green Aliens and Ham
Oct 22, 2018 • 105 min
A lot of growling and rubber….
213: Night Farmers Only Dot Com
Oct 16, 2018 • 92 min
Did I forget to mention the knife-hands?…
212: The Space Jam Cinematic Universe
Oct 8, 2018 • 117 min
When you see the Abomination Room go two more doors and hang a left….
211: The Haptic Codpiece
Sep 30, 2018 • 87 min
This isn’t Jesus’ pen….
210: Oh No! My Eyeballs!
Sep 24, 2018 • 115 min
Where wouldn’t you sew a dead cat?…
209: E.T., Self Own
Sep 19, 2018 • 62 min
Home is where the heart glows….
208: Chief Jaws, Head of Police
Sep 10, 2018 • 76 min
I burned myself making flan….
207: This Is the Inception Top
Aug 31, 2018 • 66 min
Really, it’s about the friends we made along the way….
206: The Oakleys of Cinematography
Aug 22, 2018 • 64 min
We had bad taste long after 2004….
205: Peanut Butter Is Not a Liquid
Aug 15, 2018 • 74 min
This movie is not called Coincidence Day….
204: As You Know, That’s Crush Depth
Aug 6, 2018 • 76 min
At your worst you should always be your best….
203: Bone-ar
Jul 29, 2018 • 112 min
This made Jurassic Park 2 look like Jurassic Park 1….
202: Pee Rex Machina
Jul 20, 2018 • 86 min
It’s like why I won’t mount a TV to a wall….
201: Whatever The Script God Says
Jul 13, 2018 • 101 min
Mistakes Were Made: The Lost World Story…
200: They May Have Spared a Few Expenses
Jul 6, 2018 • 76 min
Flashlights are the downfall of this movie….
199: I Sit in Joedgement
Jun 28, 2018 • 58 min
My day job is your workout….
198: A Very Practical Beef
Jun 21, 2018 • 79 min
There are no other terminators in this terminator factory. Terminator Salvation (2009)…
197: You Dirty Art-Protectors
Jun 15, 2018 • 68 min
Tetragrammaturnsout. Equilibrium (2002)…
196: Murder Is Not Good
Jun 6, 2018 • 81 min
I still don’t know what this movie is saying. American Psycho (2000)…
195: Press ‘C’ to Pray to Eywa
May 30, 2018 • 84 min
The teeth are the doorway to the soul. Avatar (2009)…
194: The Idea of String
May 22, 2018 • 71 min
When Does Mr. Chaos Close?…
193: Four Prominent Trucks
May 12, 2018 • 105 min
This movie is all about melting pots….
192: Grow a Meat-Sleeve
May 6, 2018 • 74 min
Be the naked guy you want to see at Griffith Observatory….
191: This is Why I Break Pools
Apr 28, 2018 • 90 min
This is a movie where you don’t need a reason for anything….
190: The Arbiter of Florida
Apr 23, 2018 • 91 min
Technically, every photo is a photo of a light leak. Bad Boys (1995)…
189: He Drank Dick Wolf’s Milkshake
Apr 11, 2018 • 70 min
The Steel Behind the Steele. No movie….
188: A Sunset From Every Angle
Apr 7, 2018 • 108 min
I checked and it’s true, based on Jason Snell’s Wikipedia page….
187: The Three Laws of Jack Sparrow
Mar 27, 2018 • 82 min
A lot of incapacitated Jennifer. With Special Guest Seth Worley….
186: Directionally Confused by the Title
Mar 20, 2018 • 93 min
You know about the refrigerator. We’re joined, once again, by Special Guest Seth Worley….
185: A Homemade Salsa
Mar 10, 2018 • 64 min
The Drew Barryminimum. ‘Donnie Darko’ (2001)…
184: That’s How the Animal Crackers Crumble
Feb 22, 2018 • 80 min
I speak movie language….
183: Resting Sad Face
Feb 15, 2018 • 62 min
Happy Gyllenbruary!…
182: It’s Fun You Can Take to the Bank
Feb 6, 2018 • 92 min
Psychotic drug dealers are people too….
181: A Peeled Grape
Jan 29, 2018 • 93 min
A Good Bad Drug, a Bad Bad Drug, or a Drug You Kinda Like…
180: Channing Tatum Tots
Jan 22, 2018 • 64 min
NASCAR theft is not a victimless crime….
179: Your Bougie Flesh Burger
Jan 16, 2018 • 90 min
My sidekick doesn’t defecate. With special guest Mikah Sargent….
178: Post Beignet Drip
Jan 5, 2018 • 65 min
The high points of the holiday are mostly the alcohol. No movie this week….
177: Last Christmas They Shocked My Balls
Dec 27, 2017 • 87 min
Have you seen a woman that looks like these 30 pixels?…
176: The Dumbest Ticking Clock
Dec 19, 2017 • 116 min
Kids explode the darnedest things. Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)…
175: They Can’t All Be Winners
Dec 15, 2017 • 76 min
You couldn’t pick a worse person to be around children….
174: Eight Wrongs Make a Right
Dec 10, 2017 • 69 min
I don’t want to say “problematic” because I say it too much….
173: Casual Murder
Nov 30, 2017 • 79 min
There are easier ways to kill a dog….
172: Little Tortilla of Misery
Nov 28, 2017 • 52 min
Whales are whales….
171: Professional Annotators
Nov 21, 2017 • 69 min
The jowly bits jingle around….
170: Fresh Prince of the Galaxy
Nov 16, 2017 • 118 min
It’s marbles all the way down….
169: Shall We Talk About Magnets
Nov 6, 2017 • 83 min
If anything, the fall would have been fatal….
168: Super Hashtag Movie Magic
Oct 28, 2017 • 135 min
Peak Deakins. Shutup Jared Leto. ‘Blade Runner 2049’…
167: Make Lead and Chew Bubble Gum
Oct 24, 2017 • 77 min
This movie is a Nothing Burger….
166: Seven Jumps in Our Own Head Canon
Oct 15, 2017 • 98 min
Heavy on atmosphere….
165: Onions in Your Undies
Sep 29, 2017 • 79 min
Grumpy about technology. No movie for this episode….
164: A Hierarchy of Smiths
Sep 18, 2017 • 72 min
It’s a let down….
163: I Am the “How Is Babby Formed” of Car Maintenance
Sep 4, 2017 • 121 min
Stick my head up The Matrix’s butt….
162: Disk Not Properly Ejected
Aug 27, 2017 • 106 min
A robot shrimp in your belly button….
161: Let Go and Let To-Do
Aug 19, 2017 • 43 min
The weirdest, worst episode we’ve ever done….
160: My Ohio Inquiry
Aug 11, 2017 • 74 min
You gotta remember your lifetime card….
159: I am No One’s Father, Papa, or Daddy
Aug 5, 2017 • 100 min
You wanted the Defocused experience. Special Guest Mikah Sargent!…
158: Every Day is a Winding Refn
Jul 28, 2017 • 81 min
There’s squish and there’s also crunch. The return of Special Guest Merlin Mann!…
157: Partial Media Brownout
Jul 21, 2017 • 100 min
Love can be ok….
156: The Cutting Edge of Loneliness
Jul 14, 2017 • 79 min
What if Samantha was a hotdog?…
155: But I Must Complain
Jul 9, 2017 • 72 min
Electronic Vaporware Nonsense Horse-Poopy….
154: All My Favorite Techno Beats
Jun 30, 2017 • 80 min
Everything that happens during the tournament is part of the tournament….
153: The Potty Pundit
Jun 24, 2017 • 66 min
Get Gareth-Edwardsed rather than Lord-and-Millered…
152: The Driest Leather Fish
Jun 16, 2017 • 64 min
A very claritive movie….
151: What’s New With Their Trash Can
Jun 8, 2017 • 72 min
A creamy anomaly….
150: Any Victory in a Storm
Jun 2, 2017 • 63 min
This is only good if you’ve seen it before you had any taste…
149: Rainbow Cardigan Envy
May 25, 2017 • 74 min
Your Chevys May Chase…
148: Leave the Criticism, Take the Cannoli
May 19, 2017 • 86 min
A “Buy One, Get Four Free” Refreshe Situation…
147: Expert Flop Flipper Dan Sturm
May 12, 2017 • 67 min
Sad, depressing meat pucks. No movie this week….
146: Coke, Feet, and Blood Squibs
May 2, 2017 • 94 min
On this historic episode, we’re joined, for the first time, by two special guests: Merlin Mann and Todd Vaziri! The bar is in the globe….
145: The Holy Grail EULA
Apr 27, 2017 • 120 min
The seagulls in Spain are mostly on the plane….
144: Rube Goldberg Fight in a Goofy Room
Apr 21, 2017 • 60 min
Joe sold his record player for a gold comb and Dan sold his hair for a record….
143: And Now You’re Surprised!
Apr 14, 2017 • 95 min
The story you can get literally anywhere else. We’re joined by special guest Seth Worley to discuss Raiders of the Lost Ark!…
142: The Law Firm of Keaton, Turner, and Hooch
Apr 5, 2017 • 76 min
Can you put gelato on a stick?…
141: Always the Toddsmaid, Never the Todd
Mar 27, 2017 • 61 min
The death of civilization can be tied to the jog wheel….
140: Abe Sapien: The Sausage King of The Ocean
Mar 22, 2017 • 80 min
The Devil needs to see my abs….
139: Dead People and Unanswered Questions
Mar 16, 2017 • 84 min
I’m not scared of anything, fight me!…
138: Be Your Own Emma Stone
Mar 8, 2017 • 101 min
Dan’s 3-point meatball sub plan….
137: A Little Extra Dough
Feb 27, 2017 • 64 min
Would that it were so simple to fluster Joe….
136: The Department of Tasty Pies
Feb 22, 2017 • 62 min
Partial sog….
135: One is the Loneliest Schwartz
Feb 16, 2017 • 71 min
What kind of crust do you think Pizza the Hutt was?…
134: Resting Dredd Face
Feb 8, 2017 • 71 min
It’s Die Hard in a building….
133: Rob Schneider is a Corn Muffin
Jan 30, 2017 • 87 min
Don’t Put Your Excitement Knob on Your Forehead…
132: Brothers in Mullet
Jan 23, 2017 • 68 min
Jean-Claude Van Damme does basically the same fighting stuff….
131: A Real Mike Daisey of a Story
Jan 16, 2017 • 84 min
For every cat you see, there are a thousand you don’t….
130: Twitter’s Our Game Show
Jan 10, 2017 • 94 min
We Need a Moist Raisin! This episode begins with a very special announcement from your hosts….
129: Defocused: 2016 Year in Review
Jan 2, 2017 • 80 min
Starring: Dan Sturm Edited, Produced, and Directed by: Joe Rosensteel…
128: The Weather Outside is Frightful, but the Luggage is So Delightful
Dec 26, 2016 • 91 min
I don’t want to spoil it for you, but there’s a bad guy….
127: Shop Local Moisture
Dec 18, 2016 • 130 min
The address is 1234 Jedha St, Jedha City, Jedha Planet….
126: Kevin McAllister’s Tape-Based Interfaces
Dec 12, 2016 • 95 min
What is the deal with this family?…
125: Worth His Weight in Goldthwait
Dec 5, 2016 • 74 min
Is this your first day, potato?…
124: I’ve Always Appreciated The American Van
Nov 29, 2016 • 90 min
Can I have sour cream on my burrito? With returning Special Guest Anže Tomić!…
123: Check Me Out on Instagram at @DansSucculents
Nov 21, 2016 • 67 min
As the Barefoot Contessa would say….
122: The Einsteinium Research Podcast
Nov 18, 2016 • 98 min
Hello, I am an Important Person. Come To My Small Office Now….
121: Arizona by the Sea
Nov 7, 2016 • 67 min
A lot of follow-up and a little bit of movie….
120: The Transitive Property of Dan
Oct 29, 2016 • 66 min
Imagine having chocolate milk and then you’re drunk….
119: The World is Your Dog Head
Oct 25, 2016 • 108 min
Here, put your arms inside of this hydraulic maw….
118: A Chex Mix of Bad
Oct 17, 2016 • 98 min
Wake me up when we get to the meat-packing scene. ‘Predator 2’ (1990)…
117: There’s no “R” in Choppa
Oct 10, 2016 • 89 min
The Predator is a Space Snowbird….
116: The Latin Root of Gross
Oct 2, 2016 • 123 min
Never trust a company man in a wool blazer with a popped collar….
115: This Hat Can Be My Wingman
Sep 25, 2016 • 82 min
My helmet could have a big picture of a waffle on it….
114: Almost Exclusively Glazed
Sep 18, 2016 • 86 min
iPhones, donuts, and cereal….
113: E Pluribus Aquam
Sep 12, 2016 • 88 min
Dennis Leary lives underground and eats rat burgers. Demolition Man (1993)…
112: Cathedral Software is a Fish
Sep 5, 2016 • 71 min
It’s always beige in Malibu. ‘The Net’ (1995)…
111: It’s Beach Season For Your Jaw
Aug 29, 2016 • 67 min
Don’t go to Venice….
110: Secondhand Haze
Aug 21, 2016 • 87 min
There was already a Dent in the car. ‘Beverly Hills Cop II’ (1987)…
109: How Many Breakfast Clubs are you a Member of?
Aug 15, 2016 • 83 min
Chicken Salad Chicken Salad, Salad that is Chicken….
108: Blursday
Aug 5, 2016 • 60 min
When was the last time you backfocused your podcast?…
107: Everything is a Mantel and a Gun
Jul 30, 2016 • 137 min
Got a nail in your warp nacelles? ‘Star Trek Beyond’ (2016)…
106: Jiminy Tiberius Christmas
Jul 20, 2016 • 79 min
Ohana means #family. Dan and Joe are less than enthusiastic about Star Trek Into Darkness….
105: The Definitive Guide to Winging it
Jul 17, 2016 • 104 min
The new Vulcan colony is in Flavor Town….
104: He Only Has Eisenbergs for Sean Parker
Jul 10, 2016 • 111 min
Just give me two Armie Hammers, that’s all I want. We talk about Dan’s favorite film The Social Network (2010)….
103: Cerulean MacBook
Jul 3, 2016 • 95 min
Remember when people read Harry Potter? Dan and Joe discuss ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ on it’s 10th anniversary….
102: The Emotional Percentage Bar
Jun 25, 2016 • 68 min
You don’t want to update your devices right before your keynote speech….
101: Take a Look, it’s in a Bush, Dole Whip Rainbow
Jun 14, 2016 • 70 min
MacStories Ran an Article….
100: It’s About Friendship … and Cuban Bread
Jun 9, 2016 • 111 min
We discuss all previous episodes of this podcast. Tune in for some nonsense. Archive | Defocused…
99: The Allen Wrench of Osiris
Jun 2, 2016 • 78 min
Follow your turn-by-turn directions to Egypt. Or don’t because this movie is terrible. ‘The Mummy Returns’ (2001) The Mummy Returns (2001) - IMDb Terragen Shading Rate…
98: Look I So Lolcats To Young Eyes?
May 25, 2016 • 67 min
Where is the Vice Pharaoh during all this?…
97: A Trunk Full of Captain America Juice
May 18, 2016 • 109 min
It was all just a big misunderstanding….
96: #WhereUWarcraft
May 10, 2016 • 53 min
Does it get Food Network and Afternoon Divorce Court?…
95: It’s not Big-Game Shaped
May 3, 2016 • 63 min
You don’t want to know how the sausage is made….
94: Make Sandford Great Again
Apr 26, 2016 • 113 min
You can’t just lure monkeys into ice cream….
93: The Wingmander
Apr 19, 2016 • 83 min
Watch as a movie steers into the skid of insufferability….
92: Steak and Eggs and Exposition
Apr 13, 2016 • 72 min
🎶 I’ve got a lighter on a string, sitting on a rainbow. 🎶 Looper (2012) - IMDb…
91: Ballpoint Bananas
Apr 4, 2016 • 63 min
We force fed this to our eyeballs….
90: You Can’t Look a Gift Pig in the Hat
Mar 29, 2016 • 61 min
It takes two to consensus….
89: Why Did the Bread Come in the Mail?
Mar 22, 2016 • 68 min
It wasn’t really a Cuban sandwich, but it was good….
88: Old People Problems
Mar 15, 2016 • 190 min
We’re joined by special guest Todd Vaziri to discuss Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982). Todd is a compositing lead and supervisor at ILM and has worked on the Star Wars and Star Trek film franchises. Todd Vaziri Making of The Genesis Effect Narrated…
87: Hollywood Tortoise
Mar 8, 2016 • 74 min
We’re joined by special guest Adam Lisagor to discuss Torque (2004)….
86: Bad Movie Soup
Feb 28, 2016 • 112 min
This movie is the intersection of gorillas and eye-shaped drawings….
85: In Patty Cake Delicto
Feb 21, 2016 • 91 min
Nice to meet you, here’s some ink for your shirt….
84: The Middle of Norwhere
Feb 16, 2016 • 95 min
Red flags everywhere….
83: Chem-trails and Baja Fresh
Feb 9, 2016 • 53 min
We didn’t watch a movie….
82: Fear Factor Frontier
Feb 3, 2016 • 130 min
Crawl with us on the forrest floor as we discuss The Revenant (2015). Defocused 37: I Can Have My Feelings (Birdman) Leonardo DiCaprio gets asked about the bear Director Alejandro Iñárritu discusses the filming of a scene. Justin Chang’s Review of The…
81: Red Dirt and Expectations
Jan 25, 2016 • 89 min
Two very dirty movies….
80: Peak Pleather
Jan 19, 2016 • 106 min
How do you put your worm in your pleather pants?…
79: Notary Monkey
Jan 8, 2016 • 99 min
What falls faster? A feather or a Jeep?…
78: Defocused: 2015 Year in Review
Jan 3, 2016 • 19 min
Our 2015 Guests Jason Snell Anže Tomić Aleen Simms Glenn Fleishman Starring: Dan Sturm Edited Produced and Directed by: Joe Rosensteel…
77: I’m Happy That You Like His Hand
Dec 21, 2015 • 167 min
It’s totally tubular….
76: Defocus Your Torso
Dec 15, 2015 • 37 min
We have a shirt! You can buy it! Also, send us your favorite Defocused moments of 2015 at defocusedshow@gmail.com….
75: Quid Pro Quo, Anakin
Dec 14, 2015 • 123 min
Who’s a good Jedi? Yes you are!…
74: Eight-Year-Olds Writing Romance for Fourteen-Year-Olds
Dec 9, 2015 • 117 min
Remember that time we found a clone army in the couch cushions?…
73: Quantify His “Forciness”
Nov 30, 2015 • 143 min
It didn’t have to be this way, George….
72: Then We All Shout and Throw Things at Our TV
Nov 21, 2015 • 126 min
The droids you own end up owning you….
71: That’s the Mallrats Line
Nov 14, 2015 • 143 min
As it turns out, we don’t agree on everything. Who knew?…
70: C-3PO’s Funeral Parlor
Nov 5, 2015 • 142 min
The thing is, you get more parsecs per mile on the highway….
69: This Cat DGAF
Oct 27, 2015 • 112 min
Alien
68: Souls for Her Feet
Oct 20, 2015 • 99 min
Vigo may not be a great movie villain, but we still like his olive oil and crushed tomatoes. Ghostbusters II (1989)….
67: I’m Totally a Good Guy, I’m Just Oily and Dirty
Oct 13, 2015 • 124 min
All you need is some chewing gum and twine and you’ve got a doorway to another dimension. Masters of the Universe (1987)….
66: Peter Meme, Peter Truck
Oct 5, 2015 • 114 min
Home is where the furnace is. The ‛Burbs (1989)….
65: The Bald Cop Doesn’t Have a Hot Dog in His Bun
Sep 29, 2015 • 116 min
There should have been only one. Special guest Glenn Fleishman joins us to discuss Highlander (1986)….
64: Do You Know How My Hand is Shaped?
Sep 21, 2015 • 105 min
Now that Joe’s back from Europe we can spend some serious time complaining about Apple’s recent announcements….
63: Living the 1935 Dream
Sep 15, 2015 • 56 min
Dan convinced Joe to watch Johnny Dangerously (1984) once. Once ☝️….
62: Gif. Gif. Gif. Peanut Butter. Escher.
Sep 8, 2015 • 68 min
Labyrinth (1986)….
61: The Mullet of River Housing
Aug 30, 2015 • 85 min
Need help getting those spices off the top shelf? Road House (1989)….
60: Slime Talk with Dan and Joe
Aug 24, 2015 • 114 min
It’s an ugly podcast! A BUG podcast! Starship Troopers (1997)….
59: How’s Your Siggraph
Aug 13, 2015 • 32 min
Live! In Person! For the first (and probably last) time ever!…
58: It Was the 80s of the Time
Aug 10, 2015 • 66 min
For the love of god, no pun intended! Top Secret! (1984)…
57: BYOP: Bring Your Own Poison
Aug 3, 2015 • 65 min
When you saw only one set of footprints, that’s when Fezzik was carrying the horse. The Princess Bride (1987)….
56: British in the Year 3000
Jul 25, 2015 • 100 min
Jupiter Ascending (2015) – We have some issues….
55: A Soft, Flaccid Waffle
Jul 20, 2015 • 113 min
This week, we’re joined by special guest Anže Tomić to talk about one of his favorite films, Stripes (1981)….
54: Majored in Wall, Minored in Alcove
Jul 13, 2015 • 104 min
Dan is not an Explosionologist. Joe is not a Doorologist. Independence Day (1996)….
53: The Amber that Broke the Dilophosaurus’ Back
Jul 3, 2015 • 139 min
This week we did something we swore we’d never do. We watched Jurassic World (2015)….
52: A Podcast Loaf
Jun 21, 2015 • 114 min
In this, our one year anniversary episode, we reminisce about the show and answer some listener questions….
51: The John Wayne Walk
Jun 15, 2015 • 59 min
Dan evades a political scandal by traveling to visit Joe in South Beach. Then they watch 1996’s The Birdcage….
50: The Titular Django
Jun 8, 2015 • 86 min
At long last, Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained (2012)….
49: I Have Complaints About Hair
Jun 1, 2015 • 57 min
Dan and Joe hack the 80s parody, Kung Fury….
48: A Very Classy Soup
May 25, 2015 • 88 min
HDR Hamburger Magic Eye Posters and The Rocketeer (1991)….
47: Mints in a Public Bathroom
May 15, 2015 • 73 min
Dan and Joe talk about Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) and their new CBS crime procedural….
46: The Robot Hand that Rocks the Cradle
May 10, 2015 • 164 min
Dan and Joe ask important questions about Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). Like, ‘Why?’ and ‘What?’…
45: Asgardian Go-Bag
May 1, 2015 • 105 min
Dan and Joe talk about an obscure classic: Marvel’s The Avengers (2012)….
44: They Need More Wow Factor
Apr 25, 2015 • 77 min
A movie trailer extravaganza! Star Wars! Batman v Superman! Jurassic World! Tomorrowland! Terminator: Genisys! Happiness! Skepticism! Anger! Disappointment!…
43: Bad Guys or Baristas
Apr 20, 2015 • 115 min
The guys do some NAB Followup before getting back to the gold coin business for John Wick (2014). Didn’t you know John Wick was John Wick?…
42: He’s Not Familiar With Ice
Apr 13, 2015 • 111 min
Dan and Joe went to Mars to talk about 1990’s Total Recall. Or did they?…
41: Blossoming Death Onion
Apr 4, 2015 • 91 min
A brief discussion of Otter Pops and motorcycles before activating the StarDrive™ on The Last Starfighter (1984)….
40: Stagnant Beyond Stagnant
Mar 30, 2015 • 82 min
Dan and Joe talk about how Apple will be your new cable provider….
39: The Transitive Property of OCP
Mar 16, 2015 • 87 min
Join Dan and Joe in a completely unsubtle critique of conspicuous consumption, and executive bathrooms. RoboCop (1987)….
38: How Do You Feel?
Mar 8, 2015 • 90 min
Pugs, Pizza Toppings, and our tribute to Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)….
37: I Can Have My Feelings
Feb 27, 2015 • 124 min
To maintain the “magic” of the podcast, we won’t tell you just how much work went into making this episode (at least until after awards season), but we will tell you that Birdman (2014) is one of the most polarizing movies we’ve reviewed….
36: You’re a Soldier, ‘arry!
Feb 20, 2015 • 108 min
Dan and Joe — (shot). Dan and Joe talk about — (shot). Dan and Joe talk about Edge of Tomorrow (2014). (grenade)…
35: Cheese-Slingers
Feb 12, 2015 • 97 min
A Superhero Spectacular, featuring Spider-Man and Big Hero 6 (2014)!…
34: The Icing on the Sandwich
Feb 5, 2015 • 72 min
There’s a lot of love in the middle of this feel-good sandwich. Even if it is served on the wrong kind of bread. Chef (2014)….
33: That Was a Pretty Good Day
Jan 31, 2015 • 88 min
Dan discusses his Groundhog Day (1993) menu, and Joe does the Pennsylvania Polka….
32: Eddie Van Halen Paradox
Jan 22, 2015 • 95 min
Joe Steel Preston Esquire and Dan Theodore Logan go on a most excellent adventure. Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)….
31: I Like a Good Montage
Jan 16, 2015 • 81 min
This week we discuss the 80s cult classic Real Genius (1985) with Chris Knight super-fan Jason Snell….
30: All the Plans Were Dumb Plans
Jan 8, 2015 • 79 min
Live from nowhere near CES 2015, we discuss the mess that is the UHD TV standard before going completely off the rails discussing the larger mess that is Snowpiercer (2013)….
29: Defocused: 2014 Year in Review
Jan 2, 2015 • 63 min
Presented in Stereo Sound. Our 2014 Guests: Myke Hurley Casey Liss Stephen Hackett Matt Alexander Jason Snell Special Thanks to Listeners: David Fuchs Kyle Seth Gray Carl T. Holscher Brian Hamilton Isaac McAuley Jason Zigler A Boy Named Boom Edited and…
28: I Know Where Pomona Is
Dec 25, 2014 • 123 min
Welcome to the party, pal. Die Hard (1988)….
27: A Growler of Maple Syrup
Dec 17, 2014 • 66 min
It’s Dan and Joe (We know them! We know them!) here to talk about the 2003 classic Christmas film, directed by John Favreau, Elf….
26: A Shill for Big Dairy
Dec 11, 2014 • 84 min
A little follow up. A little more about the Sony hack. And a whole lot of Home Alone (1990)….
25: A Controlled Leak
Dec 4, 2014 • 82 min
Dan and Joe decided to do a brief overview of teaser trailers, and the way in which they shape expectations for film. The recent release of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Jurassic World teaser trailers inspired this discussion. They also discuss how…
24: The 70mm Ledge
Nov 30, 2014 • 116 min
Spoilers abound as we discuss all things Interstellar (2014)….
23: Your Dreams Have Been Paved Over
Nov 20, 2014 • 77 min
In this “All Follow-Up” episode we talk about Christopher Nolan, SGI Workstations, and how Bonanza got their L.A. Relay Race™ all wrong….
22: Remember When We Were Punk Rock?
Nov 13, 2014 • 78 min
This week, special guest Jason Snell joins the snobs in the record store to talk about High Fidelity (2000)….
21: Cats Per Mango
Nov 4, 2014 • 96 min
We set out, with the best of intentions, to discuss the news and the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer. And then it all went to hell….
20: That’s Not a S’more
Oct 29, 2014 • 137 min
Dan explains ectoplasmic bayer filtering and anamorphic apparitions. Joe saves the day with a straw and a lid. Ghostbusters (1984)….
19: Work Your Tablescapes
Oct 22, 2014 • 85 min
Much like The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), this episode is truly Defocused and, yet, a ton of fun….
18: Tim Curried Bacon
Oct 15, 2014 • 78 min
This week, the guys are tired and, we’re not going to lie, things get a little weird. But, that doesn’t change the fact that this week’s movie, Clue (1985) is just wonderful fun….
17: The Clipping Plane from Heaven
Oct 8, 2014 • 93 min
Dan ate our social engagement platform, Joe braces for work, and we watch Peter Jackson’s 1996 cult classic, The Frighteners….
16: Step 1: Atomic Bomb
Oct 1, 2014 • 102 min
Former volcano owner and current World’s Greatest CEO Matt Alexander joins us to talk about tearaway trousers, reclaimed wood, what to do when planes fly overhead, what ingredients may or may not be in KFC’s “chicken”, and, of course, Goldfinger (1964)….
15: Chekhov’s Law of Omega Thirteens
Sep 25, 2014 • 92 min
Joe and Dan talk about college mascots and libraries. Joe nerds-out over Galaxy Quest (1999), while Dan politely nods….
14: The Penultimate Pen
Sep 17, 2014 • 97 min
Joe hates love. Dan hates chicken salad. An omelet with nothing in it isn’t technically an omelet, and carrots and celery are just a base of a soup. This week, we watch Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)….
13: Racing Bulldozers
Sep 10, 2014 • 67 min
Special guest Stephen Hackett joins us for some brief beverage banter before breaking down Pirates of Silicon Valley….
12: Server Farm to Table
Sep 3, 2014 • 112 min
Like the memories of our childhood, Hackers (1995) is an embarrassing cultural retrospective full of that’s-not-a-things and awful clothing, but it’s still fun to watch in an only-partly-ironic way. Set your modems to receive a file. Defocusers of the…
11: I Do This For A Living
Aug 27, 2014 • 84 min
This week we’re joined by special guest, Casey Liss, to discuss 90s music (bad), and Michael Mann’s Collateral (good)….
10: A Filmmaking Kitchen Sink
Aug 21, 2014 • 89 min
Dan is wearing pants. Joe promises he’s not peeing. We watch Tony Zhou’s A Brief Look at Texting and the Internet in Film before taking on the early 1990s two ways with Empire Records and Detention (2011). Bug: Joe would like to apologize for recording…
9: Chocolate Syrup on Everyone’s Forehead
Aug 13, 2014 • 79 min
Live from Vancouver, Joe eats the turducken of insects, then buys a new kettle. Dan has no heart, but he can fix his car. All that and The Fifth Element….
8: A Turducken of Dead Media
Aug 6, 2014 • 110 min
In a decidedly VFX heavy episode, we catch up on some industry news before spending almost as long talking about Guardians of the Galaxy as we did watching it in the theater. The Spoiler Horn sounds at 26:45….
7: A Constant Sense of Achievement
Jul 30, 2014 • 86 min
This week, we’re joined by special guest Myke Hurley to discuss Dan’s “desert accent”, Myke’s concern about Joe’s sleep, and why we all love Scott Pilgrim vs. The World….
6: Pivot!
Jul 23, 2014 • 74 min
The Episode 6 platform is built on social media, pivots to Mike Judge’s Silicon Valley, then pivots to coffee, before sunsetting with gym burritos….
5: Shame Burrito
Jul 16, 2014 • 60 min
Dan buys a burrito and feels guilty about it. Joe drinks dirt juice. It doesn’t matter if your TV is 4K because the movie probably isn’t. We don’t know what to make of Pixar’s involvement in the “no raid” scandal, but we’re really glad Super Troopers…
4: Human Progress Bar
Jul 9, 2014 • 71 min
Dan hurt himself. Joe enjoys both ketchup and mustard on his hotdogs. Neither of them really liked World War Z, but only one of them didn’t like Shaun of the Dead….
3: Toto’s Hey Now, You’re an All Star
Jul 3, 2014 • 71 min
Dan’s tired from his trip to San Francisco, Joe got some taquitos, called Kaitan Koribann, and Tow-Mater, Tater, and they both (mostly) watched Dune and Can’t Hardly Wait….
2: Tweets in the Node Graph
Jun 25, 2014 • 57 min
Magic Notes, Magic Nodes, Magic Mike….
1: The First One
Jun 19, 2014 • 71 min
Techno, Trailers, and Tarantino. (72min)…