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Podcast: DirtCast: Episode 2: Tom! Hiddleston! Is! Sad!

Bobby and Madeleine speak with special guest (and Jezebel Senior Writer) the Honorable Judge Kara Brown about C-list celebrities selling their souls--and Flat Tummy Tea--on Instagram. Also discussed: the tragedy of Tom Hiddleston, scary entertainment lawyers, and the vanilla sex of Fifty Shades Darker. [more inside]
posted by ellieBOA on Feb 17, 2017 - 0 comments

Podcast: DirtCast: Episode 1: Bloated Careers & Bloated Faces

On our very first episode of DirtCast, hosts Bobby and Madeleine discuss Johnny Depp's wine budget, puzzle over the continued success of of Mel Gibson, and debate whether or not Titanic's Jack and Rose would've been a successful longterm couple. We also speak to former PR agent/current gossip blogger Rob Shuter on the symbiotic relationship between celebrities and the tabloids that cover them. [more inside]
posted by ellieBOA on Feb 17, 2017 - 0 comments

O.J.: Made in America: Part 3: Rockingham  Season 1, Ep 3

The police arrived at the condo on Bundy Drive at 4:25 a.m. on June 13th, 1994. It was a gruesome murder scene, clearly the result of a violent confrontation that had left two people dead - one of whom, they'd quickly discover, was the estranged wife of O.J. Simpson. [more inside]
posted by Cash4Lead on Jul 5, 2016 - 3 comments

O.J.: Made in America: Part 2: Lack of Community Involvement  Season 1, Ep 2

There was never one Los Angeles, California. There were always two. [more inside]
posted by Cash4Lead on Jun 28, 2016 - 7 comments

O.J.: Made in America: Part 1: U.S.C. Culture  Season 1, Ep 1

To many observers, the story of the crime of the century is a story that began the night Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman were brutally murdered outside her Brentwood condominium. But as the first episode of "O.J.: Made in America" lays bare, to truly grasp the significance of what happened not just that night, but the epic chronicle to follow, one has to travel back to points in time long before that. [more inside]
posted by Cash4Lead on Jun 23, 2016 - 6 comments

Movie: Sunset Blvd.

A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity. The screenwriter's ambivalence about their relationship and her unwillingness to let go leads to a situation of violence and madness. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Aug 18, 2015 - 56 comments

Movie: Maps to the Stars

A Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.
posted by ellieBOA on Mar 15, 2015 - 7 comments

Movie: My Favorite Year

A dissolute matinee idol is slated to appear on a live TV variety show. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Aug 24, 2014 - 8 comments

My Favorite Year

My Favorite Year is a 1983 comedy/drama about a young writer's experience, during one week, on the set of a variety/comedy live TV show. It starred Peter O'Toole, Mark Linn-Baker, Jessica Harper, Joseph Bologna, Bill Macy, and more in an ensemble cast. Directed by Richard Benjamin. Are people interested in planning a viewing, and discussion of, "My Favorite Year"? [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Aug 7, 2014 - 12 comments

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