Latest Podcast: “The Man in the High Castle,” “11.22.63,” “American Idol,” Oscar Noms, “Pete’s Dragon,” “Rizzoli & Isles”

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My holiday present to you: a listicle! Specifically, 12 random and arbitrary pop-culture things I’m looking forward to in 2016. Somehow, Rizzoli & Isles is discussed, as is my totally exclusive finding that Robert Redford will be way older in the new Pete’s Dragon than Mickey Rooney was in the old Pete’s Dragon.

And, yes, I know we don’t yet know when The Man in the High Castle will be back with new, season-two episodes, but I can hope it’ll be in 2016.

Oh, and happy new year and all that.

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That Time I Guested on That Podcast…

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…And then didn’t get around to promoting the episode on my site for a week-and-a-half. Yes, that would be how I didn’t properly note my Aug. 2 appearance on one of my favorite podcasts, Alonso Duralde‘s and Dave White‘s Linoleum Knife. It’s the best movie-review show out there, and it was a blast to be invited to think celebrity thoughts out loud and on their podcast air.

Now if I can only figure out how to be on Serial without actually being harmed or accused of a heinous crime…

Latest Podcast: Reconsidering Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber, Quitting Lark Voorhies–and Amanda Peterson and the Sadness Scale

Amanda Peterson, Ariana Grande, Child Stars, Justin Bieber, Lark Vorhies, Podcast, R.I.P., Teen idols

loveAll right, Episode 20 posted a few days ago, so it’s more like the semi-latest edition, but my point about doughnuts being treasures that should be kept under glass stands nonetheless.

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Latest Podcast: Spider-Man Gets (Even) Younger, Dustin Diamond a Potential 1 Percenter–-and How Funny Is Star Wars’ Jake Lloyd’s Arrest Is Now?

Child Stars, Comics, Dustin Diamond, Jake LLoyd, Movies, Podcast, Tom Holland

lloydIt’s episode 18, and as an added bonus, I discuss the generational significance of The Apple Dumpling Gang (it’s turning 40!), but I didn’t want to tease that one up front so as to not break the Internet.

Okay, then, so here’s a list of what you need to do.

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I know, so many commands. I apologize. Now do as I say!