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Author and movie fan Matt Adams discusses books, movies and his wonderful turtle, Willy, in this podcast, which is recorded in Indianapolis, Indiana. Is it weekly? Bi-weekly? Monthly? No one knows...not even the host. Yet. Matt provides commentary on theStar Warsuniverse, comic book movies, genre fiction, and whatever else comes to mind. Learn more atmattadamswriter.com

The Matt Adams Podcast Matt Adams

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Author and movie fan Matt Adams discusses books, movies and his wonderful turtle, Willy, in this podcast, which is recorded in Indianapolis, Indiana. Is it weekly? Bi-weekly? Monthly? No one knows...not even the host. Yet. Matt provides commentary on theStar Warsuniverse, comic book movies, genre fiction, and whatever else comes to mind. Learn more atmattadamswriter.com

    Coronavirus Hears the Call of the Wild and Makes McMillion$

    Coronavirus Hears the Call of the Wild and Makes McMillion$

    In this episode, the hosts discuss the growing concerns about the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic and actions state and local governments are taking. They delve into the new movie version of The Call of the Wild starring Harrison Ford and compare it to the classic novel that inspired it. Plus: the big finale of McMillion$ answers all our questions about the McDonald's Monopoly game scam, Harvey Weinstein deserves every second of prison time, and a "Gary, the Sith Eternal" theory (apparently) falls in line with new Star Wars canon.
    Show order
    Coronavirus and you: 00:00-14:50 The Call of the Wild review and book comparison: 14:50-42:51 McMillion$ finale: 42:51-1:02:09 What Are You Reading? What Are You Writing? 1:02:09-end Show links
    Coronavirus/COVID-19 info from the CDCGary, the Sith Eternal

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Mountain Dew, A New Couch, McMillion$, and Matt Hates Joker

    Mountain Dew, A New Couch, McMillion$, and Matt Hates Joker

    In this episode, Anne and Matt discuss their unintendended hiatus, Mountain Dew, and the fiasco involving the delivery of their new sectional couch. Plus: HBO's McMillion$ documentary, Ford v. Ferrari, Matt hates Joker, and a very packed "What Are You Reading? What Are You Writing?" segment.
    Show order
    Show open and Mountain Dew/hiatus: 00:00-6:55The Great Couch Delivery Fiasco: 6:55-29:25McMillion$ documentary: 29:25-43:16Ford v. Ferrari and Joker: 43:16-1:00:46"What Are You Reading? What Are You Writing?" and close: 1:00:46-endShow link:
    Gary, the Sith Eternal: A Star Wars Story

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Pandemics, Terminators, and Ding Dongs

    Pandemics, Terminators, and Ding Dongs

    In this episode, Anne and Matt talk about the Netflix docuseries Pandemic and how it takes a micro and macro view at the risk of a devastating flu pandemic. They review Terminator: Dark Fate and wonder if their memories of the cream used in Ding Dongs are faulty.
    Show order
    Intro and Pandemic: 00:00-37:29Terminator Dark Fate review: 37:29-51:06What Are You Reading? What Are You Writing? 51:06-end

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Oscar Preview, Picard, and Gary the Sith Eternal

    Oscar Preview, Picard, and Gary the Sith Eternal

    In this episode, Anne and Matt take a look at Oscar nominees and discuss their picks (they also vow to see more Oscar-nominated movies). Also: the new Star Trek Picard series on CBS All Access, The Movies That Made Us on Netflix, and a short story about a low-level Sith functionary on Exegol named Gary.
    Oscar preview: 0:00-34:49Star Trek: Picard 34:49-53:38The Movies That Made Us on Netflix: 53:38-1:09:36What Are You Reading? What Are You Writing? 

    • 1 hr 21 min
    It's Knives Out for Frozen 2--and Matt's Car Is a Moving Target

    It's Knives Out for Frozen 2--and Matt's Car Is a Moving Target

    In this episode, Anne and Matt discuss Colin Trevorrow's original script for Episode IX as The Rise of Skywalker joins Disney's Billionaire Club. Matt has some bad luck on the interstate and believes his car is a moving target. The hosts review Knives Out and Frozen 2 after finally ending their run of Star Wars showings. In "What Are You Reading, What Are You Writing?", Anne talks about the Netflix Dracula series, The Witcher, and Grace and Frankie; Matt, in the midst of a writing drought, discusses a book about the stars of SNL and the birth of classic '80s comedies. Also: J.K. Rowling writes mysteries.
    Show order
    Intro and Star Wars discussion: 00:00-9:46Matt's car is a moving target: 9:46-19:21Knives Out review & discussion: 19:21-35:02Frozen 2 review & discussion: 35:02-53:06What Are You Reading? What Are You Writing? and close: 53:06-endShow links
    AV Club on Colin Trevorrow's Episode IX scriptStudicus Selects 2019

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Year in Review: Studicus Selects 2019

    Year in Review: Studicus Selects 2019

    In this episode, Anne and Matt discuss the year that was. Their 2019 adventure included a new dog, a trip to Disney World, a lightsaber, a new bed, and more than a dozen movies. Also: Disney+, an MCU podcast, and a dancing banana.
    Show order
    Intro and creating Studicus Selects 2019: 00:00-4:41Howard the Dog: 4:41-38:09The new bed: 38:09-44:57Disney World, Star Tours, and the weapon of a Jedi: 44:57-1:07:00Six Stones to Peggy: 1:07:00-:1:13:06Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order: 1:13:06-1:18:28Star Trek: TNG and Schitt's Creek: 1:18:28-1:23:54Watchmen: 1:23:54-1:26:12Helmet Nachos! 1:26:12-1:28:13Disney+: 1:28:13-1:32:22Kroger Clicklist: 1:32:22-1:35:25Anne's Dancing Banana gif: 1:35:25-1:38:19YouTube TV: 1:38:19-1:42:11Writing year in review: 1:42:11-1:45:24Our year in movies: 1:45:24-endShow links
    Studicus Selects 2019The Disney World podcastSix Stones to Peggy (text version)Six Stones to Peggy (podcast version)

    • 2 hr 20 min

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