50 episodes

On which two media obsessed college professors discuss all things film, TV, and popular culture.

The Cold Open Podcast Whitman College Film & Media Studies

    • TV & Film
    • 4.9 • 9 Ratings

On which two media obsessed college professors discuss all things film, TV, and popular culture.

    The Cold Open Mini #31–The Media of the Moment Edition!

    The Cold Open Mini #31–The Media of the Moment Edition!

    In The Cold Open Mini #31, Matt Reynolds and Kathryn Frank discuss media that is unexpectedly particularly relevant to our present cultural moment, touching on Watchmen, Blockers, RuPaul’s Drag Race, The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service, and a variety of other things along the way. The Cold Open is on Apple Podcasts, so please rate, review, subscribe and check out past episodes!

    The Cold Open Mini #30–The Palm Springs Edition!

    The Cold Open Mini #30–The Palm Springs Edition!

    In The Cold Open Mini #30, Matt Reynolds and Robert Sickels have a VERY SPOILER HEAVY discussion about the delightful romantic comedy Palm Springs, which is currently available to stream on Hulu. The Cold Open is on Apple Podcasts, so please rate, review, subscribe and check out past episodes!

    The Cold Open Mini #29–The Top 5 Movies or TV Shows that Deserved a Sequel or an Additional Season Edition!

    The Cold Open Mini #29–The Top 5 Movies or TV Shows that Deserved a Sequel or an Additional Season Edition!

    In The Cold Open Mini #29, Kynde Kiefel and Kathryn Frank discuss their top 5 lists of Movies or TV shows that deserved a sequel or an additional season.  R.I.P. F/X’s beloved but little seen Terriers. And Sense8.  And Princess Jellyfish.  And Lady Dynamite.  And all kinds of other great movies and shows! The Cold Open is on Apple Podcasts, so please rate, review, subscribe and check out past episodes!

    The Cold Open Mini #28–The Top 5 Songs about Movies Stars Edition!

    The Cold Open Mini #28–The Top 5 Songs about Movies Stars Edition!

    In The Cold Open Mini #28, Matt Reynolds and Kynde Kiefel discuss their respective picks for the top five songs about movie stars, which includes works by a wonderfully eclectic and diverse gamut of artists.  As always, every song mentioned on this pod has been added to The Cold Open Mini Pod Playlist, which now has over 100 songs on it. The Cold Open Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, so please rate, review, and subscribe!    

    The Cold Open Mini #27–The Underrated Media From Famous Creators Edition!

    The Cold Open Mini #27–The Underrated Media From Famous Creators Edition!

    In The Cold Open Mini #27, Kathryn Frank and Robert Sickels discuss underrated media from otherwise widely celebrated artists, including works by Alfonso Cuarón, Sofia Coppola, John Waters, Spike Lee, David Simon, and Steven Soderbergh. The Cold Open is on Apple Podcasts, so please rate it and subscribe so you can help others find us if you are so inclined!  

    The Cold Open Mini #26–The King of Staten Island Edition!

    The Cold Open Mini #26–The King of Staten Island Edition!

    In The Cold Open Mini #26, The King of Staten Island Edition, Kynde Kiefel and Robert Sickels break down the new Judd Apatow film, which features Pete Davidson, Bill Burr, and Marisa Tomei. In addition to delving into the film’s many merits, they also place it in the context of Apatow’s career and consider what its being released for purchase directly into homes might portend for the movie industry. The Cold Open is on Apple Podcasts, so please rate it […]

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9 Ratings

9 Ratings

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An Amazing Podcast!

The Cold Open is smart, fun, and informative—you will learn something interesting every time. The discussions are always thoughtful, relevant, and thoroughly entertaining!!

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