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Feb 26, 2015

The guys breakdown their thoughts on this year’s Academy Awards in this week’s episode before going into a few rounds of Potpourri. In Potpourri, Matt gets excited about The Man in the High Castle, Star Trek: The Original Series and SyFy’s The Expanse. Mike shares his thoughts on Kingsman: The Secret Service, the new Power/Rangers short film and revisiting Snowpiercer. Tiny speaks highly of Whiplash and Citizenfour.

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Runtime: 1:12:27


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Show Start - 00:30

General Thoughts on the Oscars - 01:04

Politics at the Oscars - 07:33

Lady Gaga, The Sound of Music and Fashion - 11:37

JK Simmons’ Acceptance Speech - 15:22

Allen West and American Sniper Outcry - 18:18

Jokes and Controversy at the Oscars - 21:59

Pre-Show and Performances - 28:13

Wishing for Laid Back Oscars - 33:26

Final Thoughts on the Oscars - 35:26


OV Potpourri - 37:16


Whiplash on VOD (Tiny) - 37:36

Kingsman: The Secret Service (Mike) - 39:34

Star Trek: The Original Series (Matt) - 42:22

Citizenfour (Tiny) - 48:48

Power/Rangers Short Film (Mike) - 53:29

The Troubles of Cord Cutting (Matt) - 1:00:10

Amazon Prime and The Man in the High Castle - 1:02:19

Revisiting Snowpiercer (Mike) - 1:05:08

The Expanse on SyFy - 1:05:36


Episode Tag - 1:08:20

Pre-Recorded Outro - 1:10:40

Show Notes


Listen to Last Week’s Oscar Nomination Showcase Episode Here


OV83 - Interstellar - Listen to us discuss Interstellar with our friend, Robert Fekkes.

The Theory of Everything Review - Read my review of The Theory of Everything here.

Power/Rangers - Here’s a link to the Power Ranger short film we referenced in the episode. It’s INCREDIBLE!

Pitching Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers to Christopher Nolan - Check out this piece I wrote for House of Geekery in September of 2013.


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Obsessive Book Nerd - Our “sister site” where you can find book reviews and commentary on the evolving world of reading.

The Secular Perspective - Check out Tiny’s side project podcast that explores the concepts of faith, religion and existence from the perspective of secular hosts.

Mike’s Band: As Good As It Gets - Check out Mike’s band and download the “Something Old E.P.” for free!

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