On this week’s pod, Andy and I blow the dust off Led Zeppelin IV and exfiltrate our feelings about Ben Affleck’s latest, Argo (1:10). While we both agree that this is one of the better movies of the year, we split beautiful, feathered ’70s hairs over how good.
If you want conflict, you’ll love our chat about the recently released Seven Psychopaths (16:00). Despite the movie starring Colin Farrell, patron saint of the Hollywood Prospectus podcast, Andy had issues with its violence (among other things). I had issues with Andy’s issues. Hilarity ensues.
The second half of the pod is a whirlwind trip through assorted cultural artifacts, including the return of The Walking Dead (23:20), the quickest way from D.C. to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (Homeland) (32:10), some music talk (37:40) (Bruno Mars! I don’t even know anymore), and the introduction of the first Real Time Double Down Book Club experiment (40:15), with The Twelve, the sequel to Justin Cronin’s postapocalyptic epic, The Passage. Clea DuVall wouldn’t have it any other way.