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Episode 10: The Return

Ending their mysterious unexplained hiatus from the podcasting realm, Ross and Kyle beg the world's forgiveness and weigh this summer's slate of blockbuster movies.

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Episode 9: Of Superheroes and Sex Robots

In the new episode, Ross and Kyle weigh Avengers: Infinity War against Black Panther, argue about the importance of that (spoiler alert!) ending and segue into an appreciation of a ...

Episode 8: Let’s Get Away From It All

In the latest episode, Ross and Kyle weigh dystopia vs. escapism in Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One, then ponder whether Wes Anderson movies such as his latest Isle of Dogs amount to ...

Episode 6: The Shape of Things Past

Ross and Kyle explain how a social-justice monster-erotica movie called The Shape of Water came to be this year's Oscar frontrunner, then dial back the clock to consider what movies should ...

Episode 5: The Best Movies of the Year

On Episode 5, Ross and Kyle weigh their picks for the best movies of the year against the Oscar nominees, then talk about that time Paul Newman made a movie ...

Episode 4: The Golden Globes

Ross and Kyle argue about the winners at the Golden Globes, the strange vibe of the ceremony, and the meaning of that spectacular Oprah speech, then measure the real Winston ...

Episode 3: The Last Jedi

In episode 3, Ross and Kyle dissect Star Wars: The Last Jedi in obsessive detail, Ross reveals that he once read 10 or 12 “Star Wars” extended universe novels and the ...

Episode 2: Lady Bird

In episode two, Ross and Kyle discuss Lady Bird, the award-winning coming-of-age comedy about a Catholic high school student, the dark revenge comedy Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, and why ...

Episode 1: Justice League

On the debut episode, Ross and Kyle hash out where Justice League went wrong, discuss how to think about talented filmmakers who do horrible things in their personal lives, and ...

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Trump’s Disgraceful Press Conference in Helsinki

On Monday, President Trump gave a deeply disgraceful press conference with Russian dictator Vladimir Putin. The presser began with Trump announcing that although the Russia–U.S. relationship has “never been worse than it is now,” all of that “changed as of about four hours ago.” It was downhill from ... Read More
Culture

Questions for Al Franken

1)Al, as you were posting on social media a list of proposed questions for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, did it occur to you that your opinion on the matter is no more relevant than Harvey Weinstein’s? 2) Al, is it appropriate for a disgraced former U.S. senator to use the Twitter cognomen “U.S. ... Read More
White House

The President’s Do-Over

I agree with Jonah on all counts: On net, President Trump’s do-over of his Helsinki remarks is a good thing; regrettably, it is not sincere; and while I hope the revised version is the one he sticks to, I don’t have confidence that will be the case -- as posited in my column Tuesday on the folly of having the ... Read More
National Security & Defense

Trump’s Helsinki Discord

Donald Trump is not, and never will be, the Moscow correspondent for The Nation magazine, and he shouldn’t sound like it. The left-wing publication is prone to extend sympathetic understanding to adversaries of the United States and find some reason, any reason, to blame ourselves for their external ... Read More