The Thing returns this week with our first ever music episode! Join Matt and Eric as they count down their top 5 current acts and delve into what makes music the perfect vehicle for finding The Thing. They also revisit Will Arnett’s groundbreaking Netflix series Flaked and spend some moments remembering a few greats who recently left us: Garry Shandling and Jim Harrison. This week’s episode is brought to you by our friends at Wandering Soul Touring company, check out their website at www.wanderdingsoultc.com!
This week Eric and Matt chat about the two-way street of creativity, flake-out with Flaked in the Week in Review, and dig into the Hitchcockian thrill-ride that is 10 Cloverfield Lane. This week’s episode is once again brought to you by Bran Gustafson’s excellent new novel “Coyote” on bookshelves now. So lock the bunker door behind you and tune in to our frequency!
Now with improved sound quality! This week Eric & Matt talk about the ridiculousness of the Superbowl and get into some fun sports pontification including a some classic motivation courtesy of Al Pacino. Some movie news including the new Bourne Trailer and a big shout to Bern Your Enthusiasm. Jessica Jones gets a recommend as well and the Basquiat film Radiant Child. Everybody knows your name on The Thing (yes, we’re talking about Cheers). And our “friends” at ECorp come crawling back with some of that sweet dirty sponsor cash. Join us!
Eric and Matt talk musical common denominators and “parallel thinking” in comedy, welcome a new sponsor to help you wash that stress right out of your hair, and revel in the subversive greatness that is Mr. Robot. So hack into it? Ok, I’ll see myself out…