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    “Elton Jim” and Emily Armanetti banter about the Oscars becoming irrelevant

    “Elton Jim” and Emily Armanetti banter about the Oscars becoming irrelevant

    In this 195th episode of “Elton Jim” Turano’s “CAPTAIN POD-TASTIC,” Jim Turano and regular “Pop Culture Club” contributor, Emily Armanetti, give a rundown of the winners and losers, and the highlights and lowlights of the recent Academy Awards ceremony.  They debate if the Oscars are quickly becoming irrelevant.

    “Elton Jim” devises his own “flip phone GPS” for his car, and enjoys “nature’s shovel”

    “Elton Jim” devises his own “flip phone GPS” for his car, and enjoys “nature’s shovel”

    In this 194th episode of “Elton Jim” Turano’s “CAPTAIN POD-TASTIC,” Jim Turano’s new car does not have a built-in GPS system, so he’s devised a way to “install” his own in-car GPS system using his flip phone…and a reliable outside source.  Find out how.  Plus, in a mild 2020 winter, Jim uses “nature’s shovel” to clear the snow.

    “Elton Jim” raves about David Lynch’s new Netflix short film, and asks if “too soon” is “too soon”

    “Elton Jim” raves about David Lynch’s new Netflix short film, and asks if “too soon” is “too soon”

    In this 193rd episode of “Elton Jim” Turano’s “CAPTAIN POD-TASTIC,” Jim Turano raves about a new David Lynch film titled, “What Did Jack Do?” that’s now streaming on Netflix.  The 17-minute black and white short is “pure Lynch” —  absurd, hypnotic, mesmerizing, compelling, and completely original. Jim can’t stop watching it.  And in the aftermath of Kobe Bryant’s tragic death, Jim asks “when is too soon too soon?”

    “Elton Jim” asks “Is cheating now OK?” after another scandal — baseball’s sign-stealing scheme

    “Elton Jim” asks “Is cheating now OK?” after another scandal — baseball’s sign-stealing scheme

     In this 192nd episode of “Elton Jim” Turano’s “CAPTAIN POD-TASTIC,” Jim Turano wonders, “Are we cheaters?” after new questions arise during the revelation of a complex cheating system in baseball that may have determined a World Series winner.

    “Elton Jim” and Emily Armanetti debate Harry and Meghan’s “Megxit” — “Spoiled Royals”?

    “Elton Jim” and Emily Armanetti debate Harry and Meghan’s “Megxit” — “Spoiled Royals”?

    In this 191st episode of “Elton Jim” Turano’s “CAPTAIN POD-TASTIC,” Jim Turano and regular “Pop Culture Club” contributor, Emily Armanetti, engage in a “battle royale” about the latest news from Buckingham Palace — Harry and Meghan’s “Megxit.”  Are they a progressive Millennial twosome, or a couple of “Spoiled Royals”?

    “Elton Jim” sees a lightbulb over his head and shares some “million dollar ideas”

    “Elton Jim” sees a lightbulb over his head and shares some “million dollar ideas”

    In this 190th episode of “Elton Jim” Turano’s “CAPTAIN POD-TASTIC,” Jim Turano shares some recent “light bulb” moments and a couple of cool, clever, “million-dollar ideas.”  Entrepreneurs — pay attemntion, take notes!

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