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Friends talk about a director's entire filmography, one movie at a time, one week at a time, to paint a picture of their whole career. We are not directors, actors, critics, extras, or anything like that but we ARE fans of movies and fans of discovering new movies and directors. So pop a bag of popcorn and join us along the way as we explore your favorite films and directors! We will add new episodes every Wednesday night so stay tuned!
 
Serial killers. Gangsters. Gunslingers. Victorian-era murderers. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Each week, the Most Notorious podcast features true-life tales of crime, criminals, tragedies and disasters throughout history. This is an interview show, spotlighting authors and historians who have studied their subjects for years, and whose stories are offered with unique insight, detail, and historical accuracy.
 
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Time for Discovering Directors to talk about one of the most breakout superhero movies of the last decade! Joined by Bryan Gill from Mad About Movies we break down James Mangold's vision for superhero movies, painful memories of our grandparents fading away, characters we want to see retired like Wolverine, and our hopes and fears for Indiana Jones…
 
In November of 1407, Louis I, The Duke of Orleans and brother of France's "Mad" King Charles VI, is murdered on a street near his home in Medieval Paris. A police investigation ensues, surprisingly as thorough and detailed as any modern day crime investigation. My guest, Eric Jager, is the author of "Blood Royal: A True Tale of Crime and Detection …
 
On April 24th, 1891, a Bowery prostitute named Carrie Brown (known locally as "Old Shakespeare") was found murdered and mutilated in the seedy East River Hotel. With the Jack the Ripper murders unsolved and still news, many believed that the notorious killer had traveled across the Atlantic to continue his bloody work in the United States - and thi…
 
On March 25, 1935, little George Weyerhaueser, heir to one of the biggest fortunes in America, was kidnapped on his way home from school in Tacoma, Washington. His abductors would keep him manacled in a pit in the middle of the forest as they negotiated a $200,000 ransom with his frantic family. What soon followed would be the largest manhunt in th…
 
In the spring of 1853 the ill-fated William and Mary, an American sailing ship captained by the incompetent Timothy Stinson, departed from England carrying over 200 Dutch, Scotch, Irish and English emigrants, all bound for New Orleans. The voyage was an absolute disaster, replete with illness, bad weather, starvation, a shipwreck, and ultimately th…
 
Do you have a criminal from your family's past that you've always wanted to learn more about, but don't know where to start? On this special episode of Most Notorious, prolific British author Stephen Wade offers helpful tips on how to maneuver through what can be both a daunting and thrilling experience - digging up sordid details of long-lost vill…
 
*cue the X-Men theme song* Discovering Directors is happy to welcome back DJ from Mainly Movies for his third guest appearance on the podcast, and we are talking X-Men and The Wolverine. Who's the biggest X-Men fan? Who can name 100 X-Men from memory? The answer probably won't surprise you. Plus there is a "sprinkle of Hugh Jackman's butt" in this …
 
Sam Shakusky and Suzy Bishop. Zero and Agatha. Mr and Mrs Fox. Viago and Katherine. Wall-E and EVE. John Carter and Dejah Thoris. Seymour and Audrey. Kermit and Miss Piggy. Newton and Gwen. Kate and Leopold. Johnny and June. We have talked about a lot of couples on this podcast, but are any less charismatic together than Diaz and Cruise?? Listen th…
 
In this podcast we discuss DaBaby being cancelled after his recent comments in Rolling Loud. We also discuss Kanye releasing his album on August 5th. We also discuss the 2021 Tokyo Olympics as wells as KSI and Lil Wayne's new song. Join us on the 53rd episode of Ram and Gurjap untiled.
 
Of all of the Jack the Ripper suspects, Montague Druitt is the most maligned in modern times, my guests argue, despite the fact that many of his contemporaries believed him to be the murderer of the Canonical Five before drowning himself in the Thames. Jonathan Hainsworth and Christine Ward-Agius are the authors of "The Escape of Jack the Ripper: T…
 
Discovering Directors is joined by the hosts of The Rank Kings, Ty and Danny! We're talking Westerns. We're talking cowboys. We're talking fancy hats and mustaches. "Even bad men loves their mommas." Check out Danny and Ty on The Rank Kings, or on We Should Watch a Movie with previous guest Ellen, both podcasts streaming on a service near you! Emai…
 
The Cherry Mine in Cherry, Illinois was built to be one of the safest in the United States. However on November 13th, 1909, it caught fire, killing 259 boys and men who were trapped inside, hundreds of feet below ground. A few miners eventually escaped - and later told the tale of their experiences battling darkness, thirst, fire and the ominous "B…
 
In this podcast we discuss how KSI and Logan Paul are friends now. We also discussed Space Jam 2 and how it was a total flop. We also discuss Aamir Khan and his insane abilities to choose movies. Join us on the 52nd episode of Ram and Gurjap untitled
 
Have you ever walked the line? Been through a burning ring of fire? Did your daddy sing bass? Then this podcast episode may be for you! (that or you are Johnny Cash) Join Discovering Directors as we discuss James Mangold's musical biopic about famous country singer Johnny Cash. We're halfway through the season; are you enjoy this filmography? Email…
 
Roanoke Island is host every year to the famous "Lost Colony" outdoor drama. It was during the 1967 production that a young makeup artist named Brenda Joyce Holland went missing - her body eventually discovered floating in Albemarle Sound. A murder investigation ensued, with important evidence being mishandled and a slew of suspects to sort through…
 
It's a Discovering Directors first! In this episode, we will be discussing our first horror film, thanks to James Mangold. Identity is a slasher horror film and continues with the "unimportant films" in his filmography. Did the three of us enjoy discussing this new genre? Did Paige watch the entire film behind closed eyelids? Listen in to find out.…
 
This podcast we talk about Drake's secret date at the dodgers stadium. We also talk about the rumored Logan Paul and KSI collab, Aamir Khan's controvorsial divorce, McGregor breaking his leg, and lost of conspiracies. Join us for episode 51 Ram and Gurjap: Untitled!
 
On the evening of December 23rd 1881, three teenagers, alone in a farmhouse in Ashland Kentucky, were savagely murdered and the house set afire to cover the crime. What followed would be an investigation, trials, a lynching, and a massacre of Ashland citizens by state militia, in this fascinating and tragic series of events. My guest is Joe Castle,…
 
It's Rom-Com time for Mr. Mangold! James is tackling his first "un-important" movie, starting with this time traveling, Hugh Jackman, Meg Ryan, and Viola Davis???? film. Email the show at discoveringdirectorspodcast@gmail.com Find us on Twitter @DDirectorPod or on Facebook at Discovering Directors Podcast. Special thanks to Michael Thompson for our…
 
In this podcast we discuss how Bill Cosby is released from prison and is a free man. We also talk about how Faze Kay was kicked from Faze clan. We also discuss the UFC pay wage and how it is not fair. WE also talk about Bollywood Drama and much more.
 
At the tail end of World War Two, a serial killer named James Waybern "Red" Hall, stalked the roads of Arkansas, Kansas and other middle American states, remorselessly murdering kind people who made the unfortunate decision to offer him a ride. My guest, Janie Nesbitt Jones, is the author of “The Arkansas Hitchhike Killer: James Waybern ‘Red’ Hall.…
 
This podcast we talk about the TikTok vs. Youtube fighters not getting paid. We also talked about our experience skydiving, KSI vs. Rice Gum beef, and Social Gloves. Join us for episode 49 of Ram and Gurjap: Untitled!!
 
Thank you for joining us as we continue our James Mangold journey, accompanied this episode by Ellen Beck from We Should Watch a Movie! In this episode, we are talking the Winona Ryder/Angelina Jolie drama Girl, Interrupted. And you won't want to miss Ethan drop his Teen Choice Award knowledge at the end. Find More Ellen Beck at Love that Movie! an…
 
When sheriff's deputies arrived at David and Allene Lamson's Palo Alto home on Memorial Day, 1933, they found David frantic over what he said was a terrible accident in their bathroom. Allene, he explained, had slipped when getting out of the bathtub and bashed her head on the sink, resulting in her death. Investigators, however, believed something…
 
Terry Stotts is out and the Blazers are deep in their search for his replacement. Join Logan and Paul as we recap the Stotts era, discuss the apparent finalists to replace him (Chauncey Billups, Becky Hammon and Mike D'Antoni), and what the team can do to improve the roster this offseason (hint -- it involves trading CJ McCollum). Plus, Paul argues…
 
Cop Land, James Mangold's second film or the most depressing theme park on Earth? Listen to your favorite hosts talk about essentially the entire cast of the Sopranos before they were the Sopranos, how Harvey Weinstein ruins movies (Did you guys know this??), and Sidney earns his New York Bridges Badge. A podcast notoriously bad at accents tackles …
 
In this podcast we discuss how KSI and Austin McBroom may be fighting . We also discuss the many beefs involving KSI for example Taylor Holder. We also talk about the Subway Tuna scandal. Join Ram and Gurjap on the 48th episode of Ram and Gurjap untitled.
 
Hello and welcome to Season Five of Discovering Directors! We are covering the films of James Mangold, starting off with his directing debut Heavy! Learn about Mangold's early rise and fall within the Walt Disney Company, his involvement with Oliver and Company, and how it's never too late to go back to school. There's a lot of talk about Liv Tyler…
 
This podcast we talk about David Dobrin returning to YouTube. We also talk about Corrina's Only Fans scam and our thought on the Youtube vs. TikTok event. Join us for episode 47 of Ram and Gurjap: Untitled!
 
In November of 1912, a young woman named Ella Barham journeyed home, on her horse, to her family farm in Boone County, Arkansas, but never arrived. After her body was discovered, murdered and dismembered, suspicions quickly centered on a neighbor, Odus Davidson, who was rumored to have been in love with Ella, a love never returned. My guest, Nita G…
 
The Discovering Directors gang takes a quick look at Frank Oz's most recent directorial feature on Hulu before jumping into our usual wrap party shenanigans. Who wants to see The Chamberlain in Indian in the Cupboard? Who's a cynical doubter of magic? Who sings nursery rhymes? Listen to this episode to find out! You can skip all the In & Of Itself …
 
Frank Oz gets relegated from quickly inflating studio films to a low-budget indie comedy, how does that suit him? We are joined by Ellen Beck from We Should Watch a Movie and Love that Movie to help us talk about Alan Tudyk's bare ass, how British comedy stars all look like someone we have seen before, and what our dream funerals would look like. A…
 
In this podcast we talk about the final results against Logan Paul vs Floyd Mayweather. We also discuss KSI next big feature. We also have many different discussions about aliens plus much more. Join Ram and Gurjap in episode 46 of Ram and Gurjap untitled
 
Imprisoned in a Turkish war camp during WW1, two British officers pull off an unbelievable con against their captors involving a Ouija board, an angry ghost and feigned madness - leading to a truly astonishing escape. My guest is bestselling author Margalit Fox, author of "Confidence Men: How Two Prisoners of War Engineered the Most Remarkable Esca…
 
Product placement? Inflatable breasts? Gay republicans? Personal ATMs that still require credit cards? Ethan's favorite movie we've covered on this podcast yet? It's The Stepford Wives by Frank Oz. Email the show at discoveringdirectorspodcast@gmail.com Find us on Twitter @DDirectorPod or on Facebook at Discovering Directors Podcast. Special thanks…
 
This podcast we given our final predictions for Logan Paul vs. Floyd Mayweather. We also talk about the Bryce Hall and KSI beef, Kim Jong Un, Jake Paul, and our thoughts on university. Join us for episode 45 of Ram and Gurjap: Untitled
 
The Blazers evened their first round series at 2-2 with a game four beatdown of Denver at the Moda Center to set up a best-of-three to finish things up. Logan and Paul discuss the keys to that game four win, the big performance from Norman Powell, the silencing of Jokic and Michael Porter Jr, the contributions from Nurkic, and the adjustments that …
 
In this podcast we discuss how the Billboard events went and our opinion on the artists. We talk about artist such as Drake, J Cole, and Kanye. We also talk about how Timothee Chalamet is going to play Willy Wonka . Join us this week in our 44th episode of Ram and Gurjap untitled.
 
The Blazers grabbed game 1 in Denver, lost game 2, and come back to the Moda Center with a chance to take the series lead. Logan and Paul discuss the first two games of the series, and which players need to step up in order for the Blazers to take control.By Logan Gilles & Paul Comery
 
Albert Johnson is famous in Canadian crime history for leading Mounties on a sensational and deadly chase through the Yukon and Northwest Territories during the winter of 1931-32. How he managed to elude police over hundreds of kilometers in subzero temperatures through a mountainous wilderness is as much a mystery as his real identity. To this day…
 
The playoffs are here and the Blazers are set to face off with the Denver Nuggets in the first round, beginning this Saturday evening. Logan, Paul, and guest hosts Kevin and Robin talk about the storylines we'll be following, the "x factor" players for each team, and make our predictions for how the series will go.…
 
Two characters for the price of one actor? That's right folks, this Frank Oz film features one of the best actors to play multiple characters in the same film, Eddie Murphy! AND Bowfinger captures Christine Baranski's ability to over-act but still make it classy. Even Robert Downy Jr makes an appearance! ...oh yeah, and that Steve Martin guy that E…
 
This podcast we talk about KSI making a song with Drake, maybe Kanye or Lil Wayne. We also talk about KSI's beef with Bryce Hall and the Youtube vs. TikTok boxing scene. Do we think the same??? Join us for episode 43 of Ram and Gurjap: Untitled!
 
Most of us are familiar with the critically acclaimed film called Catch Me If You Can, based on the autobiography of legendary confidence man Frank Abagnale. It's the story of a brazen teenage imposter who through charm and intellect was able to pass as an attorney, a doctor, a pilot and a university professor in the late 1960s and early 1970s. My …
 
Are you IN or OUT on this Frank Oz comedy? Join Discovering Directors as we discuss our thoughts on the world's most ridiculous fictional awards show, our emotional adjustment periods for looking at Tom Selleck without a mustache, and what it truly means to be a "Macho Man". Special thanks to Michael Thompson at LEVEL UP Agent Services for our logo…
 
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