Episodes 30 - 24
Episode 30: We're All-In on 'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' 'Ozark,' 'Better Things,' 'The Deuce' and 'Young Sheldon'
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Episode 30 Description
(1:00) All-In ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’… it’s been six years since the last Curb episode aired, Curb is back and Super-Sized, Josh’s vague tweets, Ozark (3:34), enjoying Jason Bateman in a different role, walking the tightrope, YES! ‘Ozark’ has been picked up for season 2! (8:58) ‘Young Sheldon’, (9:20) ‘Star Trek: Discovery,’ ‘Law & Order: Mendez Brothers, Netflix original crime doc on a man whose innocence rest on footage from ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ Curb: All-In (14:30), Scott feeling more love for Curb than Seinfeld after revisiting, Josh’s issues with the unstructured aspect, Josh hasn’t seen all of season 6 and 7, Josh’s #5 “Car Pool Lane,” Scott’s #5 “Seinfeld,” clip (25:16), Josh’s favorite characters Susie and Wanda, Josh’s #4 “Krazee Eyes Killa,” Let’s make this easy; the entire cast will just use our first names, (30:42) Scott’s #4 “The Grand Opening,” Josh’s #3 “Palestinian Chicken,” Scott’s #3 “The Bisexual,” Josh’s #2 “The Survivor,” Scott’s #2 “The Doll,” Josh’s #1 “Porno Gil,” Scott’s #1 “Funkhouser's Crazy Sister,” Honorable Mentions: “Hot Towel,” “My Beloved Aunt,” “The Freak Book,” “The Car Salesman,” “The Bat Mitzvah,” “Affirmative Action,” “The Special Section,” (1:03:00) Adding Up Susie’s Swearing, Scott’s favorite characters he likes to see Larry in cahoots with, Scott's Favorite Curb Lines/Catchphrases, Josh’s theory; remembering moments, not episodes because of the Curb structure, Larry David using his George Steinbrenner voice, Scott talks about a bad date he partially blames on Larry’s bald head, Scott & Josh wrap up talking about favorite shows their watching 'Better Things,' 'Halt and Catch Fire,' 'You’re the Worst' and 'The Deuce.'
Episode 29: The Emmys, 'Better Things,' 'The Deuce,' 'One Mississippi' and "5 Best"
Scott welcomes Josh back into the fold. Episode rundown: Josh goes into the lane and stitches (00:45), The Emmys (1:20), Handmaid's Tale, all-time low ratings, Spicer, 'House of Cards; & 'Modern Family' are still being nominated?, No, 'The Leftovers' and 'Better Call Saul,' Matthew Rhys, Atlanta, The Night Of, etc. Scott and Josh rundown the crazy month of September series premiering and returning: 'One Mississippi' (7:20), Bojack Horseman, Top of the Lake: China Girl (9:10), waiting to watch a series is the channel is still in SD, Outlander (12:00), 'The Deuce' (13:50), 'Riveria' (14:50), 'Better Things' (15:30), 'You're the Worst' (19:40), 'American Vandal' (20:40), Crime Docs vs. Crime Mockumentaries, Vice Principals (24:35), Josh hates Walt Goggins, Scott wonders how? Kenny Powers is Neal Gamby, Ken Burns and his new Vietnam doc (27:00), Missing the voice of John Chancellor, Netflix movie, 'First They Killed My Father,' 'Jerry Before Seinfeld,' The Good Place (30:45), Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, Star Trek: Discovery (32:40), the CBS All-Access problem, 'Transparent' (34:25), 'Law & Order: True Crime,' Eddie Falco, the Dick Wolf factory, 'The Mayor,' "5 Best" (37:45), catch up on Snowfall... Scott and Josh agree 2-5; 5) The Deuce, 4) One Mississippi, 3) Insecure, 2) Better Things, Scott's 1) Halt and Catch Fire and Josh's #1 You're the Worst. Josh promises to plow through season 2 of Halt and Catch Fire, Scott refuses to watch Halt and Catch Fire on Saturdays because it's a prestige show. Josh might be one and done with 'Billions,' 'Ray Donovan.' Scott previews next week's podcast which will include an "All-In" on 'Curb Your Enthusiasm.'
Episode 28: Actor John Rothman on 'One Mississippi,' Tig Notaro, Amazon and David O. Russell
Scott Pearson Eberly sitdowns with actor John Rothman to talk season 2 of Amazon's critically acclaimed series, 'One Mississippi.' John talks: eating, breathing and dreaming Bill, shooting in Los Angeles and the Gulf Coast , season 2 vs. season 1, working with Tig Notaro, recreating Civil War scenes that included Robert Lee, the timetable on a Amazon series, controversial element of the masterbation plot line and Louis C.K., writers’ room writing Bill in season 2 and writing for John Rothman’s Bill, Bill meeting a female version of himself played by Sheryl Lee Ralph, feeling on the set in season 2, Bill turning down a play directed by Trevor Nunn still not knowing the fate of One Mississippi, working with Steve Coogan on the upcoming film, 'Hot Air,' he business downside for a working actor on series that only have 6-10 episodes a season, staying away from the monitors when being viewed by director/producers on the set, David O. Russell’s unique methods on the set and throwing things at actors, David O. Russell calling him Tom on the set, Tig Notaro directing the first episode of season 2, John’s biggest challenge in season 2, Director Minkie Spiro’s advice, Keeping Bill authentic... not cartoonish, how season two’s comfort level actually made playing Bill harder.
Next week Scott and Josh return with their "5 Best," "Meet the Nielsen's," "the Manager's Special" and talk 'Insecure,' 'Better Things,' The Deuce,' 'Ozark,' 'Top of the Lake: China Girl' and 'Snowfall.'
Visit John Rothman's website to watch clips from Ghostbusters, The Devil Wears Prada, Sophie's Choice, Heartburn and several other movies too. You can also see the complete short film New Media which premiered in competition at Sundance in 2010.
Episode 27: What to watch in September, 'Insecure' & the "Money Shot"
Scott and Josh discuss all the new and returning TV shows dropping the first three weeks of September:
Narcos, You’re the Worst, The Deuce, Orville (brief mention), Top of the Lake: China Girl, Better Things, Neil Jordan’s Rivera, One Mississippi, Star Trek: Discovery, Jerry Before Seinfeld (documentary),
Mentions: Elizabeth Moss, Snowfall, Colin Quinn/Remote Control, Snowfall, Halt and Catch Fire, Josh’s issues with one of Scott’s all-time favorite shows, Pushing Daisies, Lee Pace: is it him or the character? Annabeth Gish, Insecure and the money shot! Daniel King is a gentleman, Game of Thrones (spoilers), Game of Thrones knew the 10 episode distance. Did it misjudge the pace needed for an episode 7 season?, Josh wants to know what the endgame is for the Whitewalker’s. Don’t we all? The Game of Thrones sit down: The Wire, Mafiaoso style, Jamie and Tyrion Lannister, Is Tyrion jealous of Jon and Daenerys?, Samwell’s role in the final season?, Is part of the problem that the writers no longer have the book’s game plan? Footnote: Louis C.K. and the fallout with Tig Nataro. Next episode: Scott & Josh talk the Insecure finale, new/returning shows the final week of September, favorite Curb Your Enthusiasm moments and a preview of season 9 which premieres October 1st.
Manager's Special: Aisle 1, The Edge of Seventeen (Showtime); Aisle 2, Hell or High Water (Showtime); Aisle 3, Chef (Amazon Prime); Aisle 4, Victoria/S 1 (Amazon Prime) and Aisle 5, Every Brilliant Thing (HBO)
NEW PODCAST #26: SCOTT & JOSH GIVE THEIR 15 BEST SO FAR THIS YEAR!
Scott and Josh discuss their 15 best television shows in 2017.
Scott: 15. Love (Netflix), 14. Bosch (Amazon), 13. Fargo (FX), 12. I'm Dying Up Here (Showtime), 11. Big Little Lies (HBO), 10. Patriot (Amazon), 9. Billions (Showtime), 8. Game of Thrones (HBO), 7. Glow (Netflix), 6. Halt and Catch Fire (AMC), 5. Insecure (HBO), 4. Atypical (Netflix), 3. Master of None (Netflix), 2. The Leftvers (HBO), 1. Better Call Saul (AMC).
Josh: 15. Love (Netflix), 14. The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu), 13. Legion (AMC), 12. VEEP (HBO), 11. Fargo (FX), 10. Catastrophe (Amazon), 9. Bosch (Amazon), 8. Patriot (Amazon), 7. Game of Thrones (HBO), 6. Atypical (Netflix), 5. Homeland (Showtime), 4. Insecure (HBO), 3. Better Call Saul (AMC), 2. Master of None (Netflix), 1. The Leftovers (HBO).
Close, but no cigar: Difficult People, The Good Fight, Ray Donovan, The Americans, 13 Reasons Why, and Girls.
PODCAST #25: SCOTT TALKS TO PATRIOT SHOWRUNNER STEVEN CONRAD ON SEASON 2, AMAZON, WRITING FOLK SONGS AND THE BELUSHI BIO-PIC
Scott Pearson Eberly talks with Steven Conrad the creator, writer, director, and executive producer of the quirky Amazon spy series, 'Patriot.' Both Scott and Josh have had this series in their 5 Best and deem this a Hollywood Bing Favorite. Scott and Steven discuss season one of Patriot and the upcoming season two. His passion for storytelling, telling his little brother to do a nude scene, bending the spy genre, how Gill Bellows steered him from film to television, and his love for film growing up.
Scott and Steven discuss: season one of Patriot and the upcoming season two. His passion for storytelling, telling his little brother to do a nude scene, bending the spy genre, how Gill Bellows steered him from film to television, and his love for film growing up.
season one of Patriot and the upcoming season two
The craziness of season 1
Creating original folk music for the series
'High Wire' filmmaking
Bending the spy genre and the one promise he made to Amazon
How did John Tavner not know who Dick Cheney is?
Shooting in Prague
The Brazilian jiu-jitsu fight scene
Update on the status of the John Belushi bio-pic
Writing the much buzzed upcoming film, 'Wonder'
Television has evolved into a slightly new art form
Blockbuster and watching 3 movies 120 times vs. 120 movies as a teenager
There are two moments where Lucy and Parker's make a barking cameo, Scott's Australian Shepherds. It's ironic because both times they were barking at Amazon making a delivery, the studio, and platform of 'Patriot'
NEW PODCAST #24: HATE F**KING AN EX, HATE BINGING, INSECURE, GOT, MTN: 2010, AND MANAGER'S SPECIAL
NBC, FX, FEUD: BETTE & JOAN, STRANGER THINGS, VEEP, BIG LITTLE LIES, AND FARGO ALL SHINE TOO!
THE LEFTOVERS GETS SHOVED DOWN THE EMMYS' WELL OF NO RECOGNITION!
SHOW NOTES | EPISODE #22
Scott and Josh (1:30) discuss the Emmy Nominations and are baffled at how Carrie Coon got dissed despite turning in the performance of the year (The Leftovers) and rewarded for a nice performance (Fargo). Not surprised by The Leftovers and Rectify getting the cold shoulder, plus a rundown of the nominations and what networks/streaming service (HBO, Netflix, NBC, FX, Hulu) led the way. Rudy! Rudy! Rudy (Sean Astin) joining Stranger Things for season 2. Scott's love for Glow; doing blow with Ronnie and Nancy, Marc Maron is killing it! And how Scott thinks Glow will make his top 10 shows in 2017! Josh all-in on Bosch... Scott grew up in Iowa and had the Sunday Ticket before the Sunday Ticket. 5 Best breaks all the rules! Glow, Snowfall, and Patriot make both lists. Video Store: Manager's Special (52:10): Aisle 1, Lion... Aisle 2, Okja... Aisle 3, Loving... Aisle 4, Bull Durham... Aisle 5, Younger.
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