We’ve broken our curse, with our first Academy Awards-in-review show that doesn’t have terrible audio problems, although it has our usual staying-on-topic problems. Meanwhile Stuart reveals looking-glass Hitler’s nefarious plot, Elliott talks about previous winners of the Twix-sponsored Twixie Awards, and Dan unravels a riddle wrapped in an enigma wrapped in Inspector Gadget.
0:00 – 0:53 – Red carpet introduction
0:54 – 35:51 – In contrast to EVERYONE ON THE INTERNET and our usual tendency to hate on things, we actually didn’t mind the Oscars.
35:52 – 45:25 – Flop House Movie Mailbag
45:26 – 48:20- A brief pledge drive
48:21 – 55:56 – Dan tells the greatest story in American letters. Suck it, Twain and Hemmingway.
55:57 – 59:47 – Plugs, goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
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Listen to Dan discuss the truly terrible young adult book City of Bones as a guest host on the Read it and Weep podcast. Also, it’s a two-parter, so he’ll be back next week, even grumpier from having to deal with a few hundred more pages of dreck.