Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Weekly Stuff Podcast #190 – Twin Peaks Returns, Doctor Who S10E6, Fire Emblem Echoes, and more!



It’s time for another episode of The Weekly Stuff Podcast with Jonathan Lack & Sean Chapman, a weekly audio show that explores the worlds of film, television, and video games. You can subscribe for free in iTunes by following this link.

It’s a fun, busy week on the show, as we get to talk about a ton of interesting, weird stuff. First, Jonathan shares his thoughts on the new Alien Covenant and the Alien franchise in general. Then, Jonathan and Sean dive into the week’s news, including the gameplay reveal of Destiny 2, Universal’s inexplicable unveiling of the so-called ‘Dark Universe,’ and more. For our main topics, Jonathan gives his first impressions of Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia for the Nintendo 3DS, and we both rave about the latest, strangest episode of Doctor Who, “Extremis.” And finally, we dive headfirst into the first four hours of Showtime’s Twin Peaks revival, and all the wonderful, weird, wild, hilarious, and horrifying material creators David Lynch and Mark Frost have dished out for us. Spoilers abound, so be sure to see the episodes before listening!

Enjoy!

Time Chart:

Intro & Stuff: 0:00:00 – 0:11:03
Jonathan’s Alien Adventures: 0:11:03 – 0:33:46
News: 0:33:46 – 0:59:09
Fire Emblem Echoes Impressions: 0:59:09 – 1:15:45
Doctor Who S10E6 Review: 1:15:45 – 1:50:15
Twin Peaks Review: 1:50:15 – 3:22:45

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The Weekly Stuff with Jonathan Lack & Sean Chapman is a weekly audio podcast, and if you subscribe in iTunes, episodes will be delivered automatically and for free as soon as they are released. If you visit www.jonathanlack.com, we also have streaming and downloadable versions of new and archival episodes for your listening pleasure.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The Weekly Stuff Podcast #189 - Twin Peaks Retrospective Spectacular!



It’s time for another episode of The Weekly Stuff Podcast with Jonathan Lack & Sean Chapman, a weekly audio show that explores the worlds of film, television, and video games. You can subscribe for free in iTunes by following this link.

On the second podcast of the week, we finally deliver our long-promised Twin Peaks retrospective. With the show returning a full 25 years later for a new 18-episode run this weekend, we thought it high time to finally dive into one of our favorite TV series of all time and, by extension, into the wonderful world of the great David Lynch. We discuss the entire TV series, talk about our favorite characters, revisit our favorite episodes, count down the 10 stupidest subplots from the back half of Season 2, journey into the heart of darkness that is Fire Walk With Me, and even provide some great quotes from David Lynch and company on the production and philosophy of the series. It’s as comprehensive a conversation as we could provide within one episode, and sets us up well to talk about the revival when it debuts this weekend. And candidly speaking, it’s one of my very favorite episodes we’ve ever had the chance to record.

So grab yourself a slice of cherry pie and a damn fine cup of coffee, and enjoy!

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The Weekly Stuff with Jonathan Lack & Sean Chapman is a weekly audio podcast, and if you subscribe in iTunes, episodes will be delivered automatically and for free as soon as they are released. If you visit www.jonathanlack.com, we also have streaming and downloadable versions of new and archival episodes for your listening pleasure.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Weekly Stuff Podcast #188 – Logan Noir, Hitman News, and Doctor Who S10E5



It’s time for another episode of The Weekly Stuff Podcast with Jonathan Lack & Sean Chapman, a weekly audio show that explores the worlds of film, television, and video games. You can subscribe for free in iTunes by following this link.

It’s a two-podcast (and slightly belated) week here on the show, as we’re offering one episode today and another later this week. On today’s show, we talk the new black-and-white version of Logan, ‘Logan Noir’, Sean continues his journey through ancient Chinese novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms, we break down the unfortunate news about Hitman developed IO Interactive, and most importantly, we dive into the latest episode of Doctor Who, “Oxygen.” It’s the best and most significant episode of the season so far, a season that, just five episodes in, has pretty firmly established itself as one of the modern show’s best.

Enjoy, and join us again later this week for our long-awaited Twin Peaks retrospective podcast!

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The Weekly Stuff with Jonathan Lack & Sean Chapman is a weekly audio podcast, and if you subscribe in iTunes, episodes will be delivered automatically and for free as soon as they are released. If you visit www.jonathanlack.com, we also have streaming and downloadable versions of new and archival episodes for your listening pleasure.