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A life lived backwards, with events happening in reverse order forms the strange and unexpected framework of one of F Scott Fitzgerald's rare short stories. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button was published in Collier's in 1927 and the idea came to Fitzgerald apparently from a quote of Mark Twain's in which he regretted that the best part of life came at the beginning and the worst at the end. Fitzgerald's concept of using this notion and turning the normal sequence of life on its head resul ...
 
A shy and dowdy country girl, Berenice feels socially inept beside her vivacious and sophisticated cousin, Marjorie. But Marjorie decides to groom her and when Berenice turns out better than she expected, Marjorie is delighted, till Berenice catches the eye of one of Marjorie's own faithful admirers. Will Berenice remain the timid and diffident country girl, or will her newfound success give her courage? Lois, a young girl engaged to be married, suddenly becomes unsure about the relationship ...
 
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Science(ish)
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Flâneur and irrepressible commentator, Rick Edwards, and Editor-at-Large of the New Scientist, Dr. Michael Brooks, delve into the science behind popular culture.
 
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This is the Pitts
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A podcast about movies, pop culture, and William Bradley Pitt
 
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Director Showdown
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Adam and Brent pit their favorite directors against each other.
 
Tales of the Jazz Age (1922) is a collection of eleven short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Divided into three separate parts, according to subject matter, it includes one of his better-known short stories, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button". Several of the stories had also been published earlier, independently, in either The Metropolitan, Saturday Evening Post, Smart Set, Collier's, Chicago Tribune, or Vanity Fair. (Summary by Wikipedia)
 
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Disposable Worlds
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Join us as we explore the far reaches of the universes within our collective imaginations and tag along on our adventures as we uncover the various worlds that exist there.
 
A podcast where a group of friends discuss theatre over cocktails. We review a wide range of London theatre and create delicious cocktails inspired by the shows we see. We also share our top-tips on buying theatre tickets and what upcoming shows we're looking forward to seeing
 
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IMDbitch Fest
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IMDbitch Fest is a bicoastal comedy podcast from Jo Hylton and Rhiannon Cates, two women whose friendship has been cemented by a shared love (or lust?) of pop culture. Every month we record an episode about a movie one of us hasn't seen, digging up as much gossip as we can along the way. Drinking games, holiday specials, and useless trivia abound.
 
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More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy F. Scott Fitzgerald.
 
In episode 37 we review the musical Waitress, which transferred from Broadway to the West End earlier this year, and The Southwark Playhouse’s new keltic-folk musical, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. There’s also reviews of Coral Browne: This F**king Lady!, playing at the Kings Head Theatre, and the outrageous camp parody, Drag Becomes Her ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy F. Scott Fitzgerald.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy F. Scott Fitzgerald.
 
In episode 39 we review three fantastic, but very different pieces of theatre: The hilarious WWII musical, and a bit of a hidden gem, that is Spitlip's Operation Mincemeat; The romantic and sweepingly operatic musical The Light in the Piazza, staring opera sensation Rene Fleming; And the world renowned San Francisco Ballet at Sadlers Wells. Plu ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy F. Scott Fitzgerald.
 
This week we talk about TREE OF LIFE the 2011 Terrance Malik film about nothing! That's not true, it's probably about something. It's a great film. Its really, really great. Listen to this ep to hear how we really feel! Brad Pitt is in this movie! Love you!By Michael Oberst and Chelsea Greenwood.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy F. Scott Fitzgerald.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy F. Scott Fitzgerald.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy F. Scott Fitzgerald.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy F. Scott Fitzgerald.
 
This week we talk about the 2010 animated movie MEGAMIND starring Will Ferrel, Tina Fey, David Cross, Jonah Hill and of course our boy Brad Pitt. We talk about animated movies in general and lots of other subjects in order to avoid actually talking about this boring movie. Check it out and let us know what you think! Love you!…
 
The girls discuss Pinocchio, the holy trinity (Rip Van Winkle, The Sandman, and Gepetto), butterfly culture, the Olympics, and the 1993 sports comedy Cool Runnings, starring Doug E. Doug and John Candy.By IMDbitch Fest.
 
Episode 38 of Theatre Club was recorded live outside Wiltons Music Hall on our trip to see and review The Sweet Science of Bruising, so you will hear a few noisy planes flying overhead adding so ambience as we review both a new production of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie directed by Femi Elufowoju jr at The Arcola Theatre, and Ibsen's ...…
 
Join us in talking about the 2009 Tarantino film Inglorious Basterds! This movie's title is spelled wrong because Tarantino is an artsy edge-lord and you can't tell him SHIT. We talk about WW2 movies, Pulp, Hans Landa, The Office, and of course our boy William Bradley Pitt. Brad Pitt. Is this the best movie of the whole podcast? Maybe. Listen a ...…
 
Adam and Brent descend into the bowls of Hell to discuss Martin Brest’s 2003 disaster, Gigli. The fellas get into how the movie dives head-first into problematic territory, the disastrous performances, and whether or not certain actors should go to prison for what they’ve done in Gigli (spoiler: they should). It’s the worst movie ever covered o ...…
 
This first bonus episode of the season is a crossover with the Revenge of the Sequel fellas, throwing a rematch of Paul Feig vs Tim Burton! Emmanuel Delfin and John Casares are talking Ed Wood and A Simple Favor in a micro-Director Showdown throwback to season 3! Will they come to a different conclusion than Adam and Brent did back then? Most L ...…
 
Two quirky and quite bonkers pieces of theatre to review in episode 36 of Theatre Club. Amour, a whimsical Micahel Legrand musical at The Charing Cross Theatre, and then Kneehigh Theatre's twisted take on The Begger's Opera; Dead Dog In A Suitcase (and other love stories), which is currently touring the UK. We also discuss two exciting new musi ...…
 
After a short little break we are back! This episode Chelsea and Michael talk about the 2008 twisty turny movie called The Curious Case of Benjamin Button starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchette! We talk about why its similar to Forrest Gump, where the CGI succeeds and fails, and if this movie is actually good! Spoiler alert: one of us thinks it ...…
 
Adam and Brent put a bow on season 6 of Director Showdown with Nolan’s tense war epic ‘Dunkirk’! The fellas talk about it’s experimental, no-frills structure, Tom Hardy’s badass pilot (and masterfully shot dog-fighting scenes) as well as Hanz Zimmer’s perfectly cinematic score for the film. After Dunkirk is Done, Kirk, (sorry) they wrap up thei ...…
 
In the first film festival of 2019, Jo & Rhiannon discuss all three films in Disney's Honey I Shrunk the Kids franchise. Topics include: telegrams, inventors as a sexual brand, ASMR, and Rick Moranis.By IMDbitch Fest.
 
The Disposable World's gang takes matters into their own hands this episode and talk about their own wild world-building ideas! Listen to the world-building masters at work as they explore a wonderful world full of muppets, zombies and space death.By Disposable Worlds.
 
Episode 35 is another super special “family edition”, which can only mean one thing; another trip to The Chichester Festival Theatre, this time to see Tim Firths aptly named musical This Is My Family. We also have reviews of Man of La Mancha staring Kelsey Grammar and Danielle De Niese, and A German Life staring the legendary Dame Maggie Smith. ...…
 
Adam and Brent are joined by returning friend David Rodriguez to talk Fincher’s ‘Gone Girl’! The guys get into the differences between the book and movie, gender politics, and Ben Affleck’s penis, of course! Gone Girl is the penultimate episode of the show, and one filled to the brim with fun tangents! Make sure to stay subscribed to ‘Fam Films ...…
 
Get your tickets to see Science(ish) Game of Thrones special - Live from Underbelly Festival South Bank.By Radio Wolfgang.
 
In episode 34 we review two shows from The Southwark Playhouse; Musical Ain’t Misbehavin’, and the play Other Peoples Money. We also recorded live at The Donmar Warehouse when we went to see their latest production of the Broadway classic Sweet Charity. And finally we have a review of Market Boy, the Union Theatre’s revival of David Elbridge’s ...…
 
Brent and Adam are joined once again but Gus Kelley to talk one of his all-time favorites, Interstellar! Adam gets into the big ideas behind the movie’s science, Gus talks about the experience of seeing it for the first time, and Brent is a big ol’ negative Nancy (Although he loves Interstellar too and hopes everyone knows it!) The guys discuss ...…
 
Episode 33 features three fantastic plays. There's The Almeida's new production of Chekhov's Three Sisters starring Olivier Award winner Patsy Ferran; Arthur Miller's All My Sons at The Old Vic with the star-studded cast of Sally Field, Bill Pullman, Jenna Coleman and Colin Morgan; and finally The Price starring the legendary David Suchet at Th ...…
 
Brent and Adam welcome back Brian Menard to talk Finchers acclaimed 2010 hit ‘The Social Network’! The three get into the prescient and timely nature of the story of Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg, the clever and smart script by Aaron Sorkin, and a few tangents about middle school clothing, transformative musical experiences and social networks i ...…
 
This week we have very special guest TONY SOTO joining us to talk about the 2008 Coen Brothers movie Burn After Reading. Tony watched this movie 3 times in preparation and we talk about all sorts of things from John Malkovich to Harry Potter. Also Brad Pitt! Listen now and let us know what you think! Love you!…
 
Adam and Brent are joined by Amy Kidwell-Carroll (who also happens to be Brent’s wife) to talk Christopher Nolan’s 2010 ‘Inception’! They talk the metaphors about film-making at the heart of the movie, Tom Hardy and Leo DiCaprio, Inception’s role as the peak (and possible high-point) of Nolan’s career, and a few classic ‘Hot Takes’! There are p ...…
 
Ruby is finally back on the podcast after a long absence and we are celebrating with a jam-packed episode. We have reviews of Trevor Nunn’s production of Fiddler on the Roof which has transferred to the West-End, Lionel Bart’s Maggie May which sees the first London revival since its 1964 debut, The Phlebotomist which has returned for a second r ...…
 
This is a very long title and a very long movie. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford is a 2007 western epic starring Brad Pitt, and guess what it somehow feels longer than 2.5 hours, but this episode is fun! We talk about all kinds of subjects under the sun, like cowboys, pirates, FBI, and friendship. Tune in and let us k ...…
 
Adam and Brent are talking Fincher’s 2008 romantic epic ‘Benjamin Button’ with returning guest Sean Menard! They get into the theme of mortality of the movie, as well as the execution of the epic and ambitious script. They also get into (yet again) Brad Pitt’s accent work, the CGI work that made this movie possible, and inherently manipulative ...…
 
Does the fear of high impact collisions keep you from doing the things you love? Are you concerned that your body isn't up to the task of performing your job(s)? Did you worry that you ate the wrong first meal during puberty and totally messed up your future sex life? Well, fret no longer as we address all of these concerns and more in episode ...…
 
In their 30th episode, Jo & Rhiannon take a deep dive into beer, CBD, E. coli, and the 2008 fantasy drama The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett.By IMDbitch Fest.
 
Adam and Brent welcome back Sergio Banuelos to talk Nolan’s cultural behemoth: The Dark Knight trilogy! They get into what makes them stand out at the time, Why Dark Knight is still the golden standard for superhero films, and tons more. Also discussed is Sergio’s dislike of Anne Hathaway, Hispanic representation in comics, and lots of superher ...…
 
Here we are doing another episode on Oceans! It's the 2007 final installment in the trilogy: OCEANS 13! Unfortunately our Oceans correspondent Joe Stapleton could not be with us this week, but we still have a great time. We do just about everything to avoid talking about Oceans 13 because what else is there to say? So we talk about the year 200 ...…
 
Come and see Rick and Michael take on Game of Thrones in a special live recording of Science(ish) as part of the Underbelly Festival on London's Southbank. Thursday 16th May at 7:30 pm. Tickets are on sale now!By Radio Wolfgang.
 
Adam and Brent are joined again by Zach Cavender to talk Fincher’s 2007 ‘Zodiac’! Among the topics discussed are the films place in the digital vs film movement, the groundbreaking use of CGI to enhance the films setting, and it being one of Brent’s all-time favorite movies! They also take a few tangents into discussing middle school fashion st ...…
 
In episode 31 we review Tina! The Musical, The Ballet Boyz new show Them/Us, and two shows from MT Fest at The Other Palace; But I'm A Cheerleader and Bloody Bloody Jessica Fletcher. We also discuss one final visit to see Caroline or Change on it's closing night before looking ahead to the new musical that will be replacing it at The Playhouse ...…
 
How much does Geography inform History? Why did humanity first emerge where it did? What influence do ancient rock formations have on U.S politics? In the final episode of the season, Rick and Michael try to answer all this and more, diving into Mel Brooks’ History of the World: Part 1. Featuring: Lewis Dartnell…
 
In this episode we talk about the 2006 Oscar nominated movie BABEL! This film stars Brad Pitt, if you can believe it. Weird time for Brad, weird time for the United States (Wii is released, Vice President actually shoots someone in the woods). This movie is wild and this episode is just so fun. Please tune in and let us know what you think! Fol ...…
 
Adam and Brent are back in Nolan’s corner, talking his 2006 thriller ‘The Prestige’! The fellas are joined by returning friend John Casares to talk the twisty tale of dueling magicians, willing to sacrifice everything in order to be the best in the world. The guys talk about the various meta-levels to The Prestige, being both about filmmaking a ...…
 
Will we ever be able to regrow limbs? The more we learn about the incredible regenerative abilities of salamanders and planarian worms, the closer we come to coaxing our bodies into repairing any injury. Through Marvel’s Deadpool, Rick and Michael tackle the growing field of regenerative medicine. Featuring: Prof Michael Levin…
 
This episode we break down the end of the Jen era and the beginning of the Angie era. It's an iconic moment in Brad Pitt's timeline. AND we talk about the 2005 movie "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" Starring our boy Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie! We also talk about our theories behind what Angelina is really like, how Jen likely handled this, and we also poin ...…
 
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