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13 09, 2021

AfterLunch 53: Climax! “Casino Royale”

By |2021-09-13T01:40:24-04:00September 13th, 2021|Categories: AfterLUNCH, Podcast|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

In the first of a series of James Bond episodes, Michael and Rob are joined by Karen Flieger to talk about Bond's first screen appearance in 1954's Climax! TV adaptation of Casino Royale. How watchable is "Card Sense" Jimmy Bond's team up with Clarence Leiter to take down Peter Lorre? Grab a seat at the table and [...]

10 09, 2021

AfterLunch 52: After Dinner Lounge – Everyone is Right

By |2021-09-13T01:23:14-04:00September 10th, 2021|Categories: AfterLUNCH, Podcast|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Michael, Rob, Evan, and Pax convene for another meandering conversation about what they've been listening to, reading, watching, and thinking about. As always, recommendations abound and lead into other discussions, this time about perfect albums, anticipation for Shang Chi, method acting, and V’Ger's eternal question. Download or listen to the episode here.

23 08, 2021

AfterLunch 51: The Avengers (2012)

By |2021-08-22T16:22:08-04:00August 23rd, 2021|Categories: AfterLUNCH, Podcast|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The AfterLunch MCU panel wraps up Phase 1 with an in-depth discussion of the improbably excellent Marvel mash-up film, The Avengers. Among the many important topics are Iron Man's hubris, Black Widow's agency, Hawkeye's archery technique, and Captain America's costume. Download or listen to the episode here.

20 08, 2021

AfterLUNCH 50: Southern Road Trip

By |2021-08-19T22:31:18-04:00August 20th, 2021|Categories: AfterLUNCH, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

AfterLUNCH's 50th episode coincided with Michael's road trip south to see a bunch of friends he hasn't seen in a long time (and one he's never met face-to-face before). Some of them grew up in the South, some transplanted there, and some transplanted away from there, so Michael talks to them about Southern living and [...]

9 08, 2021

AfterLUNCH 49: MangAnime

By |2021-08-06T23:56:03-04:00August 9th, 2021|Categories: AfterLUNCH, Podcast|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Following up on some discussions in the After Dinner Lounge episodes, Michael and Evan welcome Evan's daughter Sarah to talk about favorite manga and anime. Some of the manga discussed are: Black Butler Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun Moriarty the Patriot Bungo Stray Dogs Silver Spoon Akira Samurai 7 Anne Freaks Children of the Sea A Silent Voice [...]

28 07, 2021

AfterLUNCH 47: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

By |2021-07-27T22:49:22-04:00July 28th, 2021|Categories: AfterLUNCH, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

For the second episode of AfterLUNCH, we reran a discussion of Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl from an old podcast that Michael and his son David used to have. In addition to Michael and David, the panel featured Lizzie Twatchman, Mike Westfall, and Ron Marz. Now, the panel finally reconvenes [...]

12 07, 2021

AfterLUNCH 45: Sherlock Holmes (and Board Games)

By |2021-07-18T14:53:44-04:00July 12th, 2021|Categories: AfterLUNCH, Podcast|Tags: , , |0 Comments

In the first of a series of Sherlock Holmes episodes, Rob and Michael talk about their history with and love for the character as well as favorite adaptations. And somewhere along the way they get really sidetracked into a discussion of board games. Download or listen to the episode here.