Defocused

Defocused

www.theincomparable.com/defocused
A casual podcast about tech, movies, and whatever else we feel like. Featuring Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
141: Always the Toddsmaid, Never the Todd
Mar 27 • 61 min
The death of civilization can be tied to the jog wheel. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
140: Abe Sapien: The Sausage King of The Ocean
Mar 22 • 80 min
Hellboy - The Devil needs to see my abs. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
139: Dead People and Unanswered Questions
Mar 16 • 84 min
L.A. Confidential - I’m not scared of anything, fight me! Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
138: Be Your Own Emma Stone
Mar 8 • 101 min
La La Land - Dan’s 3-point meatball sub plan. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
137: A Little Extra Dough
Feb 27 • 64 min
Hail, Caesar! - Would that it were so simple to fluster Joe. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
136: The Department of Tasty Pies
Feb 22 • 62 min
Partial sog. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
135: One is the Loneliest Schwartz
Feb 16 • 71 min
Spaceballs - What kind of crust do you think Pizza the Hutt was? Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
134: Resting Dredd Face
Feb 8 • 71 min
Dredd - It’s Die Hard in a building. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
133: Rob Schneider is a Corn Muffin
Jan 30 • 87 min
Judge Dredd - Don’t Put Your Excitement Knob on Your Forehead Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
132: Brothers in Mullet
Jan 23 • 68 min
Kickboxer - Jean-Claude Van Damme does basically the same fighting stuff. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
131: A Real Mike Daisey of a Story
Jan 16 • 84 min
Bloodsport - For every cat you see, there are a thousand you don’t. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
130: Twitter’s Our Game Show
Jan 10 • 94 min
The Running Man - We Need a Moist Raisin! This episode begins with a very special announcement from your hosts. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
129: Defocused: 2016 Year in Review
Jan 2 • 80 min
Starring: Dan Sturm Edited, Produced, and Directed by: Joe Rosensteel Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
128: The Weather Outside is Frightful, but the Luggage is So Delightful
Dec 26, 2016 • 91 min
Die Hard 2 - I don’t want to spoil it for you, but there’s a bad guy. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
127: Shop Local Moisture
Dec 18, 2016 • 130 min
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - The address is 1234 Jedha St, Jedha City, Jedha Planet. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
126: Kevin McAllister’s Tape-Based Interfaces
Dec 12, 2016 • 95 min
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York - What is the deal with this family? Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
125: Worth His Weight in Goldthwait
Dec 5, 2016 • 74 min
Scrooged - Is this your first day, potato? Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
124: I’ve Always Appreciated The American Van
Nov 29, 2016 • 90 min
Spies Like Us - Can I have sour cream on my burrito? With returning Special Guest Anže Tomić! Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm with Anže Tomić.
123: Check Me Out on Instagram at @DansSucculents
Nov 21, 2016 • 67 min
As the Barefoot Contessa would say. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
122: The Einsteinium Research Podcast
Nov 18, 2016 • 98 min
The Nice Guys - Hello, I am an Important Person. Come To My Small Office Now. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
121: Arizona by the Sea
Nov 7, 2016 • 67 min
Dazed and Confused - A lot of follow-up and a little bit of movie. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
120: The Transitive Property of Dan
Oct 29, 2016 • 66 min
Imagine having chocolate milk and then you’re drunk. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
119: The World is Your Dog Head
Oct 25, 2016 • 108 min
The Thing - Here, put your arms inside of this hydraulic maw. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
118: A Chex Mix of Bad
Oct 17, 2016 • 98 min
Predator 2 - Wake me up when we get to the meat-packing scene. ‘Predator 2’ (1990) Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
117: There’s no “R” in Choppa
Oct 10, 2016 • 89 min
Predator - The Predator is a Space Snowbird. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
116: The Latin Root of Gross
Oct 1, 2016 • 123 min
Aliens - Never trust a company man in a wool blazer with a popped collar. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
115: This Hat Can Be My Wingman
Sep 25, 2016 • 82 min
Top Gun - My helmet could have a big picture of a waffle on it. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
114: Almost Exclusively Glazed
Sep 18, 2016 • 86 min
iPhones, donuts, and cereal - iPhones, donuts, and cereal. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
113: E Pluribus Aquam
Sep 12, 2016 • 88 min
Demolition Man - Dennis Leary lives underground and eats rat burgers. Demolition Man (1993) Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
112: Cathedral Software is a Fish
Sep 5, 2016 • 71 min
The Net - It’s always beige in Malibu. ‘The Net’ (1995) Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
111: It’s Beach Season For Your Jaw
Aug 29, 2016 • 67 min
Cobra - Don’t go to Venice. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
110: Secondhand Haze
Aug 21, 2016 • 87 min
Beverly Hills Cop II - There was already a Dent in the car. ‘Beverly Hills Cop II’ (1987) Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
109: How Many Breakfast Clubs are you a Member of?
Aug 15, 2016 • 83 min
Beverly Hills Cop - Chicken Salad Chicken Salad, Salad that is Chicken. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
108: Blursday
Aug 5, 2016 • 60 min
When was the last time you backfocused your podcast? Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
107: Everything is a Mantel and a Gun
Jul 30, 2016 • 137 min
Star Trek Beyond - Got a nail in your warp nacelles? ‘Star Trek Beyond’ (2016) Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
106: Jiminy Tiberius Christmas
Jul 20, 2016 • 79 min
Star Trek Into Darkness - Ohana means #family. Dan and Joe are less than enthusiastic about Star Trek Into Darkness. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
105: The Definitive Guide to Winging it
Jul 17, 2016 • 104 min
Star Trek (2009) - The new Vulcan colony is in Flavor Town. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
104: He Only Has Eisenbergs for Sean Parker
Jul 10, 2016 • 111 min
The Social Network - Just give me two Armie Hammers, that’s all I want. We talk about Dan’s favorite film The Social Network (2010). Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
103: Cerulean MacBook
Jul 2, 2016 • 95 min
The Devil Wears Prada - Remember when people read Harry Potter? Dan and Joe discuss ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ on it’s 10th anniversary. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
102: The Emotional Percentage Bar
Jun 25, 2016 • 68 min
RoboCop (2014) - You don’t want to update your devices right before your keynote speech. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
101: Take a Look, it’s in a Bush, Dole Whip Rainbow
Jun 14, 2016 • 70 min
MacStories Ran an Article. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
100: It’s About Friendship … and Cuban Bread
Jun 9, 2016 • 111 min
100th Episode - We discuss all previous episodes of this podcast. Tune in for some nonsense. Archive | Defocused Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
99: The Allen Wrench of Osiris
Jun 2, 2016 • 78 min
The Mummy Returns - 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 Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
98: Look I So Lolcats To Young Eyes?
May 25, 2016 • 67 min
The Mummy - Where is the Vice Pharaoh during all this? Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
97: A Trunk Full of Captain America Juice
May 18, 2016 • 109 min
Captain America: Civil War - It was all just a big misunderstanding. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
96: #WhereUWarcraft
May 10, 2016 • 53 min
Does it get Food Network and Afternoon Divorce Court? Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
95: It’s not Big-Game Shaped
May 3, 2016 • 63 min
You don’t want to know how the sausage is made. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
94: Make Sandford Great Again
Apr 26, 2016 • 113 min
Hot Fuzz - You can’t just lure monkeys into ice cream. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
93: The Wingmander
Apr 19, 2016 • 83 min
Wing Commander - Watch as a movie steers into the skid of insufferability. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
92: Steak and Eggs and Exposition
Apr 13, 2016 • 72 min
Looper - 🎶 I’ve got a lighter on a string, sitting on a rainbow. 🎶 Looper (2012) - IMDb Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
91: Ballpoint Bananas
Apr 4, 2016 • 63 min
Batman: The Movie - We force fed this to our eyeballs. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
90: You Can’t Look a Gift Pig in the Hat
Mar 28, 2016 • 61 min
Clerks - It takes two to consensus. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
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. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
88: Old People Problems
Mar 15, 2016 • 190 min
Dan defends his position. - 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…
87: Hollywood Tortoise
Mar 8, 2016 • 74 min
Torque - We’re joined by special guest Adam Lisagor to discuss Torque (2004). Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm with Adam Lisagor.
86: Bad Movie Soup
Feb 28, 2016 • 112 min
Congo - This movie is the intersection of gorillas and eye-shaped drawings. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
85: In Patty Cake Delicto
Feb 21, 2016 • 91 min
Roger Rabbit - Nice to meet you, here’s some ink for your shirt. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
84: The Middle of Norwhere
Feb 16, 2016 • 95 min
Ex Machina - Red flags everywhere. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
83: Chem-trails and Baja Fresh
Feb 9, 2016 • 53 min
We didn’t watch a movie. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
82: Fear Factor Frontier
Feb 3, 2016 • 130 min
The Revenant - 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…
81: Red Dirt and Expectations
Jan 25, 2016 • 89 min
The Martian (2015 film) & Mad Max: Fury Road - Two very dirty movies. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
80: Peak Pleather
Jan 19, 2016 • 106 min
Swordfish - How do you put your worm in your pleather pants? Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
79: Notary Monkey
Jan 8, 2016 • 99 min
The Rundown - What falls faster? A feather or a Jeep? Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
78: Defocused: 2015 Year in Review
Jan 3, 2016 • 19 min
Looking back on Defocused in 2015 - Our 2015 Guests Jason Snell Anže Tomić Aleen Simms Glenn Fleishman Starring: Dan Sturm Edited Produced and Directed by: Joe Rosensteel Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
77: I’m Happy That You Like His Hand
Dec 21, 2015 • 167 min
Star Wars: The Force Awakens - It’s totally tubular. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
76: Defocus Your Torso
Dec 15, 2015 • 37 min
We have a shirt! - We have a shirt! You can buy it! Also, send us your favorite Defocused moments of 2015 at defocusedshow@gmail.com. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
75: Quid Pro Quo, Anakin
Dec 14, 2015 • 123 min
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith - Who’s a good Jedi? Yes you are! Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
74: Eight-Year-Olds Writing Romance for Fourteen-Year-Olds
Dec 9, 2015 • 117 min
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones - Remember that time we found a clone army in the couch cushions? Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
73: Quantify His “Forciness”
Nov 30, 2015 • 143 min
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace - It didn’t have to be this way, George. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
72: Then We All Shout and Throw Things at Our TV
Nov 21, 2015 • 126 min
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi - The droids you own end up owning you. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
71: That’s the Mallrats Line
Nov 14, 2015 • 143 min
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back - As it turns out, we don’t agree on everything. Who knew? Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
70: C-3PO’s Funeral Parlor
Nov 5, 2015 • 142 min
Star Wars - The thing is, you get more parsecs per mile on the highway. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
69: This Cat DGAF
Oct 27, 2015 • 112 min
Alien - Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
68: Souls for Her Feet
Oct 20, 2015 • 99 min
Ghostbusters II - Vigo may not be a great movie villain, but we still like his olive oil and crushed tomatoes. Ghostbusters II (1989). Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
67: I’m Totally a Good Guy, I’m Just Oily and Dirty
Oct 13, 2015 • 124 min
Masters of the Universe - All you need is some chewing gum and twine and you’ve got a doorway to another dimension. Masters of the Universe (1987). Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
66: Peter Meme, Peter Truck
Oct 5, 2015 • 114 min
The ‘Burbs - Home is where the furnace is. The ‛Burbs (1989).Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
65: The Bald Cop Doesn’t Have a Hot Dog in His Bun
Sep 29, 2015 • 116 min
Highlander - There should have been only one. Special guest Glenn Fleishman joins us to discuss Highlander (1986).Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm with Glenn Fleishman.
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. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
63: Living the 1935 Dream
Sep 15, 2015 • 56 min
Johnny Dangerously - Dan convinced Joe to watch Johnny Dangerously (1984) once. Once ☝️.Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
62: Gif. Gif. Gif. Peanut Butter. Escher.
Sep 8, 2015 • 68 min
Labyrinth - Labyrinth (1986).Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
61: The Mullet of River Housing
Aug 30, 2015 • 85 min
Road House - Need help getting those spices off the top shelf? Road House (1989).Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
60: Slime Talk with Dan and Joe
Aug 24, 2015 • 114 min
Starship Troopers - It’s an ugly podcast! A BUG podcast! Starship Troopers (1997).Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
59: How’s Your Siggraph
Aug 13, 2015 • 32 min
Live! In Person! For the first (and probably last) time ever!Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
58: It Was the 80s of the Time
Aug 10, 2015 • 66 min
Top Secret! - For the love of god, no pun intended! Top Secret! (1984)Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
57: BYOP: Bring Your Own Poison
Aug 3, 2015 • 65 min
The Princess Bride - When you saw only one set of footprints, that’s when Fezzik was carrying the horse. The Princess Bride (1987).Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm with Aleen Simms.
56: British in the Year 3000
Jul 25, 2015 • 100 min
Jupiter Ascending - Jupiter Ascending (2015) – We have some issues.Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
55: A Soft, Flaccid Waffle
Jul 20, 2015 • 113 min
Stripes - This week, we’re joined by special guest Anže Tomić to talk about one of his favorite films, Stripes (1981). Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm with Anže Tomić.
54: Majored in Wall, Minored in Alcove
Jul 13, 2015 • 104 min
Independence Day - Dan is not an Explosionologist. Joe is not a Doorologist. Independence Day (1996).Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
53: The Amber that Broke the Dilophosaurus’ Back
Jul 3, 2015 • 139 min
Jurassic World - This week we did something we swore we’d never do. We watched Jurassic World (2015).Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
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.Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
51: The John Wayne Walk
Jun 15, 2015 • 59 min
The Birdcage - Dan evades a political scandal by traveling to visit Joe in South Beach. Then they watch 1996’s The Birdcage.Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
50: The Titular Django
Jun 8, 2015 • 86 min
Django Unchained - At long last, Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained (2012).Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
49: I Have Complaints About Hair
Jun 1, 2015 • 57 min
Kung Fury - Dan and Joe hack the 80s parody, Kung Fury.Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
48: A Very Classy Soup
May 25, 2015 • 88 min
The Rocketeer - HDR Hamburger Magic Eye Posters and The Rocketeer (1991).Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
47: Mints in a Public Bathroom
May 15, 2015 • 73 min
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off - Dan and Joe talk about Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) and their new CBS crime procedural.Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
46: The Robot Hand that Rocks the Cradle
May 9, 2015 • 164 min
Avengers: Age of Ultron - Dan and Joe ask important questions about Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). Like, ‘Why?’ and ‘What?’Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
45: Asgardian Go-Bag
May 1, 2015 • 105 min
Marvel’s The Avengers - Dan and Joe talk about an obscure classic: Marvel’s The Avengers (2012).Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
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!Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
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?Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
42: He’s Not Familiar With Ice
Apr 13, 2015 • 111 min
Total Recall - Dan and Joe went to Mars to talk about 1990’s Total Recall. Or did they?Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
41: Blossoming Death Onion
Apr 4, 2015 • 91 min
The Last Starfighter - A brief discussion of Otter Pops and motorcycles before activating the StarDrive™ on The Last Starfighter (1984).Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
40: Stagnant Beyond Stagnant
Mar 30, 2015 • 82 min
Dan and Joe talk about how Apple will be your new cable provider.Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
39: The Transitive Property of OCP
Mar 16, 2015 • 87 min
RoboCop - Join Dan and Joe in a completely unsubtle critique of conspicuous consumption, and executive bathrooms. RoboCop (1987).Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
38: How Do You Feel?
Mar 8, 2015 • 90 min
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home - Pugs, Pizza Toppings, and our tribute to Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986).Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
37: I Can Have My Feelings
Feb 27, 2015 • 124 min
Birdman - 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.Host…
36: You’re a Soldier, ‘arry!
Feb 20, 2015 • 108 min
Edge of Tomorrow - Dan and Joe — (shot). Dan and Joe talk about — (shot). Dan and Joe talk about Edge of Tomorrow (2014). (grenade)Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
35: Cheese-Slingers
Feb 12, 2015 • 97 min
Big Hero 6 - A Superhero Spectacular, featuring Spider-Man and Big Hero 6 (2014)!Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
34: The Icing on the Sandwich
Feb 5, 2015 • 72 min
Chef - 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).Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
33: That Was a Pretty Good Day
Jan 31, 2015 • 88 min
Groundhog Day - Dan discusses his Groundhog Day (1993) menu, and Joe does the Pennsylvania Polka.Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
32: Eddie Van Halen Paradox
Jan 22, 2015 • 95 min
Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure - Joe Steel Preston Esquire and Dan Theodore Logan go on a most excellent adventure. Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989). Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
31: I Like a Good Montage
Jan 16, 2015 • 81 min
Real Genius - This week we discuss the 80s cult classic Real Genius (1985) with Chris Knight super-fan Jason Snell.Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm with Jason Snell.
30: All the Plans Were Dumb Plans
Jan 8, 2015 • 79 min
Snowpiercer - 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).Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
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
Die Hard - Welcome to the party, pal. Die Hard (1988).Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
27: A Growler of Maple Syrup
Dec 17, 2014 • 66 min
Elf - 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.Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
26: A Shill for Big Dairy
Dec 11, 2014 • 84 min
Home Alone - A little follow up. A little more about the Sony hack. And a whole lot of Home Alone (1990).Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
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
Interstellar - Spoilers abound as we discuss all things Interstellar (2014).Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
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.Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
22: Remember When We Were Punk Rock?
Nov 13, 2014 • 78 min
High Fidelity - This week, special guest Jason Snell joins the snobs in the record store to talk about High Fidelity (2000).Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm with Jason Snell.
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.Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
20: That’s Not a S’more
Oct 29, 2014 • 137 min
Ghostbusters - Dan explains ectoplasmic bayer filtering and anamorphic apparitions. Joe saves the day with a straw and a lid. Ghostbusters (1984).Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
19: Work Your Tablescapes
Oct 22, 2014 • 85 min
The Rocky Horror Picture Show - Much like The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), this episode is truly Defocused and, yet, a ton of fun.Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
18: Tim Curried Bacon
Oct 15, 2014 • 78 min
Clue - 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. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
17: The Clipping Plane from Heaven
Oct 8, 2014 • 93 min
The Frighteners - Dan ate our social engagement platform, Joe braces for work, and we watch Peter Jackson’s 1996 cult classic, The Frighteners. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
16: Step 1: Atomic Bomb
Oct 1, 2014 • 102 min
Goldfinger - 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,…
15: Chekhov’s Law of Omega Thirteens
Sep 25, 2014 • 92 min
Galaxy Quest - Joe and Dan talk about college mascots and libraries. Joe nerds-out over Galaxy Quest (1999), while Dan politely nods. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
14: The Penultimate Pen
Sep 17, 2014 • 97 min
Grosse Pointe Blank - 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).Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
13: Racing Bulldozers
Sep 10, 2014 • 67 min
Pirates of Silicon Valley - Special guest Stephen Hackett joins us for some brief beverage banter before breaking down Pirates of Silicon Valley.Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm with Stephen Hackett.
12: Server Farm to Table
Sep 3, 2014 • 112 min
Hackers - 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…
11: I Do This For A Living
Aug 27, 2014 • 84 min
Collateral - This week we’re joined by special guest, Casey Liss, to discuss 90s music (bad), and Michael Mann’s Collateral (good).Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm with Casey Liss.
10: A Filmmaking Kitchen Sink
Aug 21, 2014 • 89 min
Detention - 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…
9: Chocolate Syrup on Everyone’s Forehead
Aug 13, 2014 • 79 min
The Fifth Element - 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.Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
8: A Turducken of Dead Media
Aug 6, 2014 • 110 min
Guardians of the Galaxy - 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.Host Joe Rosensteel…
7: A Constant Sense of Achievement
Jul 30, 2014 • 86 min
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World - 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. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm with Myke Hurley.
6: Pivot!
Jul 23, 2014 • 74 min
Silicon Valley - 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. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
5: Shame Burrito
Jul 16, 2014 • 60 min
Super Troopers - 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…
4: Human Progress Bar
Jul 9, 2014 • 71 min
Shaun of the Dead - 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. Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
3: Toto’s Hey Now, You’re an All Star
Jul 3, 2014 • 71 min
Can’t Hardly Wait - 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.Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
2: Tweets in the Node Graph
Jun 25, 2014 • 57 min
Magic Mike - Magic Notes, Magic Nodes, Magic Mike.Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.
1: The First One
Jun 19, 2014 • 71 min
Techno, Trailers, and Tarantino. (72min)Host Joe Rosensteel and Dan Sturm.