Episode 18 – Summer Blockbuster Blues

Eric and Matt discuss the challenge in finding a fresh, compelling summer blockbuster. They also talk Bill Simmons new Sports/Pop Culture HBO project, the latest from the Avetts, and get meta with some talk about Infinite Jest and the future of Virtual Reality. Put on your VR helmet and check in to The THING at your own risk, you may never want to leave….

Episode 17 – Horn of Plenty Edition

Join Eric and Matt as they recap the crazy week that was. They roundup bits of comedy, get tense about the new thriller Hush, and talk some of the other outstanding creative goodness. This episode also includes a Mid-Summer movie preview to get pumped about coming attractions that may be future Thing(s) Of The Week! So Plug in your air guitar and get ready to rock out with the Thing!

Episode 16 – Bo Burnham: Make Happy

Join us on THE THING your podcast for all things interesting. This week we float along on the happy little clouds of the late great Bob Ross, check in with Prophets of Rage, and take a peek at Peaky Blinders. Finally, we get giddy over out Thing of the Week, Bo Burnham’s brilliantly absurd new Netflix comedy special “Make Happy”. So stick us in your ears Thigamabobs, and ask yourself: Are you happy?

Episode 15 – Good Will Hunting

Join Eric and Matt as they round up the week in creative culture. They try to determine the shelf life of Rage, discuss the current gold rush in the world of comic books, and pay proper tribute to longstanding PEAK THING (!): Good Will Hunting. Do you like apples? We at THE THING love Good Will Hunting so much we almost can’t handle ourselves…how do you like them apples?!? You’re suspect!! It’s not your fault!! Tune in and share the GWH love.