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A podcast where we look at old entertainment media and ask "Does this still work?"

Does This Still Work? George Romaka & Joe Dixon

    • Film Reviews
    • 4.8 • 4 Ratings

A podcast where we look at old entertainment media and ask "Does this still work?"

    Raging Bull 1980

    Raging Bull 1980

    Hey, f**k you. You c********r. We watched this movie while f*****g your mother. Hey, oh! Seriously, the boys take a look at the classic, Raging Bull. You motherfucking cazzo. (It's the movie's fault)
     
    National Film Registry Nomination Links 
    FOR THE COLOR PURPLE
    FAQ: https://www.loc.gov/programs/national-film-preservation-board/film-registry/frequently-asked-questions/ Link to the form:  https://www.research.net/r/national-film-registry-2017

    • 52 min
    What Women Want 2000

    What Women Want 2000

    What a girl wants. What a girl needs. Whatever keeps me in your arms. And I'm thanking you for being there for me. And we are there for you as the boys subject themselves to the Mel Gibson 2000 romcom, What Women Want. But is this what the guys want?  ___________________________________________________________________
    Links
    https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2000/apr/14/juliahartleybrewer1
    https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Finger-Length-Points-to-Sexual-Orientation-3305036.php
     

    • 1 hr
    Showgirls 1995

    Showgirls 1995

    Is it weird to not have someone cum on you? Probably you’re thinking, no. No, that’s not weird at all but then we bet you don’t appear in Showgirls. Join the boys and comedian Victor Varnado as they discuss what is clearly the classiest film of all time.
    Links
    Victor: @varnadov
    NYC Talent Show
    http://www.nyctalentshow.com
    Gina Gershon as Melania Trump
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMoIAZNplK4
    https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/bs-xpm-1995-01-31-1995031109-story.html
    https://www.recordnet.com/article/19950726/a_news/307269991
    https://www.upi.com/Archives/1995/04/25/Famed-dancer-Ginger-Rogers-dead-at-83/3993798782400/

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Police Academy (Guest: Darryl Purvis) 1984

    Police Academy (Guest: Darryl Purvis) 1984

    Remember when the police were funny? Neither do the boys but nonetheless they are joined by comedian, Darryl Purvis to discuss that Steve Guttenberg comedy classic, Police Academy. 

    • 1 hr 25 min
    The Social Network 2010

    The Social Network 2010

    True story: If you try hard to be an a*****e, you are, in fact, an a*****e! Also, wouldn’t it be great if we nuked Harvard? Anyway, the boys take a look at Social Network.  
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    Links
    https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052702304772804575558484075236968
    https://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/29/technology/29google.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/30/technology/facebook-agrees-to-ftc-settlement-on-privacy.html
    https://www.zdnet.com/article/facebook-has-over-845-million-users/
    https://dealbook.nytimes.com/2012/04/09/facebook-buys-instagram-for-1-billion/
    https://www.theverge.com/2013/6/6/4403868/nsa-fbi-mine-data-apple-google-facebook-microsoft-others-prism
    https://money.cnn.com/2014/02/19/technology/social/facebook-whatsapp/index.html#:~:text=In%20a%20play%20to%20dominate,the%20five%2Dyear%20old%20company.
    https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/20/opinion/cambridge-analytica-facebook-quiz.html
    https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-34442618#:~:text=A%20pact%20that%20helped%20the,US%20has%20been%20ruled%20invalid.&text=It%20added%20that%20the%20ruling,US%20transfers%20should%20be%20suspended.
    https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/oct/30/facebook-russia-fake-accounts-126-million
    https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/27/the-trump-card/
    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-myanmar-facebook/facebook-shares-data-on-myanmar-with-united-nations-investigators-idUSKBN25L2G4#:~:text=Facebook%20shares%
    https://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-ceo-mark-zuckerberg-stoked-washingtons-fears-about-tiktok-11598223133
    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/apr/03/revealed-facebook-hate-speech-exploded-in-myanmar-during-rohingya-crisis
    https://www.newsweek.com/facebook-morally-bankrupt-genocide-new-zealand-official-1388909
    https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/26/21403004/facebook-kenosha-militia-groups-shooting-blm-protest
    https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rosiegray/peter-thiel-donald-trump-white-nationalist-support?fbclid=IwAR3nL9WqUOK40wA9CDsAlisYyq_SI4pOFAoc4YfqQcQdbmdWpt8aR1aW7gQ

    • 55 min
    Bad Boys 1995

    Bad Boys 1995

    Bad boys, bad boys. Whatcha gonna do?  Whatcha gonna do? When they come for you? Well, if you’re Joe and George,the answer to that is...run like hell! But that’s them and this is 1995’s Bad Boys.  
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    Links
    https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-xpm-1995-03-01-9502280606-story.html
    https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-xpm-1995-10-12-9510110607-story.html
    https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/bs-xpm-1995-11-03-1995307039-story.html

    • 1 hr 11 min

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