Miami-based, bookish, eclectic; very nervous; interviews with writers; digressions. Shower thoughts and bar banter. Anxious. You should listen.
Wherein Louis Menand Does Me a Favor and I Pretend It Never Happened
Wherein the narrator finally revisits and posts a conversation with historian, New Yorker staff writer, and Harvard professor Louis Menand about his latest book THE FREE WORLD: ART AND THOUGHT IN THE COLD WAR. The narrator explains why this is the most mind-widening and -altering book he read in 2021...and then goes on to explain why it took six months for him to work up the courage to post it.
A Very "ROCKY" Christmas
Wherein the narrator wishes you well, remembers his late grandfather, and talks about ROCKY as a metaphor on how to die well.
"I Was in Law School for Ten Years"
Wherein the narrator is lied to, about something totally innocuous, and decides to make it into a huge thing.
The Interesting Fuckup
Wherein the narrator talks about two of his favorite storytellers, James Ellroy and Ridley Scott, and how they inspire him to get better at embarrassing himself.
On Getting Rich & Changing
Wherein the narrator ponders a thing about one of his colleagues, looking at the guy's behavior through the lens of something an artist said on the GaryVee podcast, with other detours along the theme of insecurity--including an old porno, a radio broadcast, Timothy Chalamet's frustrating beauty, and that old viral video of the lizard doing LSD in a closet.
Riff: Laundromat Lament
Wherein the narrator dreads going to the laundromat and just complains about it for ten minutes.
10/10 do recommend…
When I am feeling very temporary this podcast fills me with enriching topics that slowly dissipates the existentialism. In a very good way. Alex is a thoughtful, thought-provoking and talented host. There are layers to this podcast that gives you actual substance and well worth the time to listen.
This should be a staple in one’s podcast lineup
Thousand Movie Project covers an array of topics, while coming from a place of sincere curiosity and astute wit. Alex artfully gleans hilarious insights for the most inane of life’s toils. If you would like to be stimulated, entertained, and learn something new, subscribe to this podcast!
Funny, intelligent, and interesting
Alex is captivating and offers wonderful insights. Many of my movie and book choices come from listening to this podcast. Highly recommend!!