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Arts & Entertainment with Chris & Randall

Apr 15, 2021

Chris and Randall discuss the art of Production (Art) Design and its impact on 1970s movies.

Topics discussed include:

Gone with the Wind (1939)
Keystone Cops
sound stage
theater vs. photography
Stanley Kubrick
Italian Neo Realism
Bicycle Thieves (1948)
Cahiers du Cinéma (magazine, 1951)
French New...

Apr 8, 2021

Chris and Randall explore the future as predicted by 6 science fiction classics:

Looking Backward: 2000–1887 (novel, 1888)
1984 (novel, 1949)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Soylent Green (1973)
Idiocracy (2006)
Her (2013)

Topics discussed include:

Star Wars
Star Trek
The First Industrial Revolution
HG Wells

Apr 1, 2021

In this episode, we welcome our first guest, Nick Juntilla, founder of, the only smartphone app which allows you to create NFT (non-fungible token) art.

Nick is a computer programmer and happens to be an expert on cryptocurrency and NFTs. He's worked in the space almost since its inception.

Good article...

Mar 25, 2021

Chris and Randall compare and contrast Spider-Man and Batman.

Topics discussed:

Superman: Red Son (comic)
The Dark Knight Returns (comic)
Dr. Octopus
Batman 60s TV show vs Spiderman 60s TV show
1970s Batman and Spiderman comics
Batman (1989)
Batman: The Killing Joke (comic)
Superman (1978)
Iron Man (2008)

Mar 18, 2021

Chris and Randall compare and contrast Spider-Man and Batman.

Topics discussed
Who would win in a fight?
Bob Kane vs. Stan Lee
Stan Lee
Jewish immigrant experience
Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster
1930s New York
Metropolis vs. Gotham
Marvel vs. DC
Alfred vs. Aunt May
Gwen Stacy vs. Mary Jane
Green Goblin vs....