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Pod Casty For Me

Jun 30, 2023

"Podcasts are the bebop of our time" - nobody has said this that I know of, but it could be true! Today we're talking Clint Eastwood's 1988 Charlie Parker biopic BIRD with writer, jazz critic, and lecturer Jordannah Elizabeth! We get into Forrest Whitaker's Cannes-winning performance, jazz on film, trying to be good...


Jun 23, 2023

Opinions are like podcasts: everybody's got one. Pretty good reference to the film, if you ask me. We're diving in to Buddy Van Horn's 1988 finale to the Dirty Harry series, THE DEAD POOL, with podcasting's #2 expert on late '80s San Francisco, Jesse Thorn! He's also the host of NPR's Bullseye and the podcast Jordan...


Jun 16, 2023

Look alive, ladies (complimentary)! Today we're digging into Clint Eastwood's 1986 war...comedy(?) HEARTBREAK RIDGE with Laurie R. Lambert, associate professor of African and African American Studies at Fordham University and author of the book Comrade Sister: Caribbean Feminist Revisions of the Grenada Revolution. We...


Jun 9, 2023

[update: fixed an audio issue] It's the episode you've all been begging for: by popular demand, we're covering "Vanessa in the Garden," the 22-minute episode of Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories anthology television series directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Sondra Locke! Join us as we fully break down mentally...