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“Everything a joke to you, Fletch?” “Everything, Sam.” It’s like the first notes of the first song that I ever heard. A song that I can’t stop humming. See, I’m both afflicted by the plague of smartassery and fascinated by it; spending too much time analyzing it, absorbing it and writing about it. It even […]

After a trip into drug-fueled crazy, last night’s Mad Men returned to its senses, focusing on the ever devolving state of Don and Megan’s marriage, Peggy and Abe’s political divide, and the repercussions that come with Roger’s “Peter Pan” mentality. Playing House Never saw this coming: after a saber clash between Don and Ted for […]

Over the last few weeks, we’ve seen some large sea changes on Mad Men, so many changes that we seemed due for a break. Last night’s episode, “The Crash” was a break in more ways than one and an unanticipated jaunt through the back alleys of show creator Matthew Weiner’s mind. The Stalker We’ve never […]

Every week, we’ll take a look at the biggest stories in entertainment news, sports, politics, news news, and pop culture, and we’re going to present them to you here on THE WEEKLY WIND-UP PODCAST in about 15 minutes. Good deal right? Yes, your choice for sound clips is filling you in on all the news […]

As I said back when we looked at Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, JJ Abrams’ Star Trek is not my Star Trek, but like Khan, it is a franchise saving spectacle from the mind of an interloper. It’s another film that twists the nethers of purists while serving as a gateway drug to the uninitiated. Sure, […]

We knew that changes would come when Don and Ted merged SCDP and CGC, but while this week’s episode did show off some of those anticipated growing pains and redundancies, we also got a chance to pivot back to Don’s consuming love affair with his neighbor Sylvia. The Treehouse. Like a shoebox filled with valuable […]

  I’m usually not a fan of issue movies. These films take impossibly complex issues and try to condense them down into bite-size portions, usually abandoning the true horrors of these situations in favor of unrealistic heroism, resolution, and a laundry list of cinematic tropes that cheapen the overall project and push people away from […]

Logic and history dictates that the thing after a thing that is amazing usually fails to equal or surpass its predecessor, but here we are in the afterglow of a true game changer for Mad Men, just a week after the skillfully composed and impactful episode, “The Flood”. Something More We’ve discussed this before: the […]

Every week, we’ll take a look at the biggest stories in entertainment news, sports, politics, news news, and pop culture, and we’re going to present them to you here on THE WEEKLY WIND-UP PODCAST in about 15 minutes. Good deal right? Yes, your choice for sound clips is filling you in on all the news […]

The Summer Blockbuster Season is upon us and our Jason Tabrys and special guest Jeremy R. Hudson have teamed up to bring you a half hour of insight and silliness to get you prepared in an all new podcast. Here’s a list of movies mentioned on the show with their release dates: Iron Man 3 […]