Hey!, Greg Lives in a Snowbank, The Computer Prevents Russ from Discussing his Love of “Snowpiercer”, Violence in Movies: Good, Bad, or Indifferent?, Minor Spoilers for “Snowpiercer”, Major Spoilers for “Snowpiercer”, Okay, We’re Just Going to Tell You the Whole Movie Now Shot-for-Shot, Birdman vs. Boyhood, Greg Picked a Bad Year to Miss Movies, Greg Escapes Immersion, Greg vs. Laura Miller, Storey’s Hooked on a Feeling … of Empathy, and Greg’s Big News.
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Snowpocalgeddon Jumps the Shark…Again, Finland the Permanent Frozen Wasteland, Russia is Lucky (Not Happy), Katy Perry Almost Jumps the Shark, Everyone Hates 2014, Don Lemon Jumps the Shark in a Blizzardmobile, Russ (Commercially) Jumps the Shark, Storey (Pacifically) Jumps the Shark, and all our Sports Teams Jump the Shark.
You Will Not Crucify Us on a Cross of MepCoin, Barnacles on the Bitcoin Boat, Greg Doesn’t Want to be Mr. Potter, How Much Coin Could A MepCoin Mep if a MepCoin Could Coin Mep, Greg will [REDACTED] when Russ [REDACTED] because Storey [REDACTED], The Only Winning Game is to Mep, and Long Movies are Long, Snoozefest are Snooze.
After almost three and a half years without a podcast, The Mep Report is officially back!
Just in time for Halloween, the Meppers are back from the dead! Hear Greg, Russ, and Storey relate what they’ve been up to the last forty months of wandering in the desert.
Expect more regular podcasts to come!
Was surprised to learn that Keith Olberman is yet another Bill Hicks disciple. I suppose it shouldn’t come as a surprise, given the anti-authoritarian, silly streak in both of them. Yet, this was a pleasant and totally unexpected convergence. Happy to have attended the LA premiere of this.
An absolute must-see documentary that premieres this weekend in selected theaters. For those not in the know, Bill Hicks, is considered one of the patron saints of contemporary stand up comedians. He used comedy as a conduit to changing people’s perceptions about their world. In doing so, he levied the harshest possible criticisms of the status quo, while seemingly remaining completely uncorrupted by the forces that pulled at him as his celebrity grew.
Craig Fergusen with some unusual insight into the demographic targets of our consumer culture. Leave it to a Scotsman to solve our problems of perception for us.
Went to the park last weekend to catch up on some reading. One of my little known habits is that I prefer to sit on the bleachers, in view of an empty baseball field. For some reason, I’ve always found baseball fields to be a very calming presence, and good for doing serious thinking. I was sitting there pouring through Joseph Campbell’s Occidental Mythology, when an older man in a tracksuit walked over, glanced up at me, and said, “They got any chinning bars around here?” Read More »