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Episode #68 — Nashville

Nashville podcast review

The guys take a road trip south to Nashvile and after a weekend, they realized there is a lot more going on than they thought. Also they’re pretty sure that weird mute was Jeff Goldblum. Eric and Austin look into the 1975 classic Robert Altman film, Nashville, and learn what it means when Altman takes his naturalism to a new level.

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Episode #67 — McCabe & Mrs. Miller

McCabe & Mrs. Miller podcast review

McCabe & Mrs. Miller is always written that way to highlight that the relationship between the two titular characters is a business one. It’s like calling a production duo Lugar & Mr. Martindale. However, that bond is tested this episode as Eric is under the weather and they record the show in different rooms. Is it a metaphor for how these two survive a Robert Altman anti-western or does it end up a perfect piece of art? No middle ground.

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Episode #66 — MASH

MASH podcast review

For eleven seasons, the 4077 MASH was run by Alan Alda but before that it was under the rule of Donald Sutherland and Robert Altman. Their anti-war dark comedy MASH tested the bounds of decency and remains a hilarious and unique piece of art. The guys are joined by their friend Nick Hussong to start this Robert Altman Five.

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Episode #22 — McCabe & Mrs. Miller / Pyromania / Brass in Pocket / Half Magic / Hamish Macbeth

McCabe and Mrs. Miller podcast review

The Immortals travel back to the Old West and find it’s not what they’re used to when they watch McCabe & Mrs. Miller. Thankfully they get warmed up with some Pyromania from Def Leppard, they’re told they’re special by The Pretenders, as well as revisiting some capers, find a magical nickel and talk about the crimes of Scotland. Also will The Immortal’s plan succeed to defeat their current intern? Get excited!

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