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A small band of pop culture enthusiasts (geeks) provide their own audio commentaries for DVDs of both the tv box and the movin' pictures. The Sofa Dogs cover a wide range of genres, from Horror and Science Fiction to Comedy and Drama, and everything in between.

SOFA DOGS Podcast John Pavlich

    • TV & Film

A small band of pop culture enthusiasts (geeks) provide their own audio commentaries for DVDs of both the tv box and the movin' pictures. The Sofa Dogs cover a wide range of genres, from Horror and Science Fiction to Comedy and Drama, and everything in between.

    #374 - Jason Goes To Hell: The Final Friday (1993)

    #374 - Jason Goes To Hell: The Final Friday (1993)

    Subject: Jason Goes To Hell - The Final Friday (1993)
    Observers: John Pavlich, Witney Seibold
    Record Date: November 18, 2020, 01:42 AM
    Plot Summary: After his own form is destroyed beyond resurrection, Jason Voorhees begins possessing random bodies to continue his murderous rampage.
    Note: Witney returns to help revisit the Unrated Director's Cut of this oddball entry into the Friday the 13th franchise. We discuss New Line Cinema, "Goregasms" and the censorship craze of the early 1990s'. Remember to listen for the Preemptive countdown before starting the film on your DVD.
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    • 1 hr 32 min
    #373 - Black Panther (2018)

    #373 - Black Panther (2018)

    Subject: Black Panther (2018)
    Observers: John Pavlich, Jason Gregory Banks
    Record Date: June 11, 2018, 01:03 PM
    Plot Summary: In a hidden, highly advanced country in Africa, a young king struggles over restrictive traditions of old and the desire for humanitarian outreach to the rest of the world. Meanwhile, an outsider from America seeks to overthrow the king and exploit the country's resources to conquer other nations.
    Note: Jason returns to discuss this record-breaking, comic-book film and the important messages within. We talk about nationalism, imperialism, class warfare and representation through culture. Remember to listen for the preemptive countdown before starting the film on your DVD.
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    • 2 hrs 15 min
    #372 - Deadpool (2016)

    #372 - Deadpool (2016)

    Subject: Deadpool (2016)
    Observers: John Pavlich, Jason Gregory Banks, Andrew Mecha Davis
    Record Date: May 15, 2018, 07:03 PM
    Plot Summary: A super-intelligent, talking dog and a ninja cat with telekinesis join forces to save their city from giant, sentient killer donuts from Wyoming. Meanwhile, one state over, some Canadian guy with healing abilities fights bad guys to rescue a girl or whatever. Also, there are mutants so that's cool, I guess. ;)
    Note: In celebration of the theatrical release of Deadpool 2, Jason and Andrew join me as we revisit the first film that started it all. We talk about budgets, studios, grounding the fantastical, film ratings and unicorn fetishes. Remember to listen for the preemptive countdown before starting the film on your DVD.
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    • 1 hr 50 min
    #371 - The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)

    #371 - The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)

    Subject: The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
    Observers: John Pavlich, Tysto, Jimmy Brown
    Record Date: April 16, 2018, 03:13 PM
    Plot Summary: A humble schoolteacher with amnesia discovers she was once a government spy and assassin. After her skills and memories are restored, she seeks help from a private investigator to thwart an American manufactured, terrorist attack.
    Note: Jimmy and Tysto team up to help me revisit this bombastic, action classic. We talk about Renny Harlin, slow explosions, Shane Black, smoking and drinking in movies and American imperialism through false flags. Remember to listen for the preemptive countdown before starting the film on your DVD.
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    • 1 hr 59 min
    #370 - Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)

    #370 - Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)

    Subject: Friday the 13th Part VIII - Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)
    Observers: John Pavlich, Witney Seibold
    Record Date: April 12, 2018, 02:06 PM
    Plot Summary: A reanimated Jason Voorhees stalks and murders teens on a cruise ship, then follows the survivors to the dangerous streets of New York.
    Note: Witney returns for a double celebration. Not only have we hit another Friday the 13th on the calendar but the podcast is officially 12 years old! We discuss Canada's seeming disdain for New York (we love our neighbors to the north), bullies, random ghost kids and the aggressive death rattle of the 1980s. Remember to listen for the preemptive countdown before starting the film on your DVD.
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    • 1 hr 46 min
    #369 - The Truman Show (1998)

    #369 - The Truman Show (1998)

    Subject: The Truman Show (1998)
    Observers: John Pavlich, Tysto
    Record Date: March 10, 2018, 01:08 PM
    Plot Summary: A young man with a picturesque life discovers he is in fact the central character in a "reality" program on TV.
    Note: Tysto returns as we take another look at this unique and oddly prescient film from twenty years ago. We talk about scripted reality, manipulation through media, manufactured consent and the rise and fall of Jim Carrey. Remember to listen for the preemptive countdown before starting the film on your DVD.
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    • 1 hr 40 min

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