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Arts & Entertainment with Chris & Randall

Feb 25, 2021

ep44: Saturday Night Live

Chris and Randall discuss the television show Saturday Night Live.


Topics discussed include:
Jim Henson and the Muppets
Mr. Bill Show
Albert Brooks
Tom Schiller
Steve Martin
King Tut
Devo
Elvis Costello
Sun Ra
John Belushi
Laugh-In (series)
National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
The National...


Feb 18, 2021

ep43: Critically acclaimed art versus commercially successful art

Chris and Randall discuss critically acclaimed art versus commercially successful art.

topics discussed include:
the role of the critic

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's three questions:
What was the artist trying to do?
How well did he do it?
Was it worth the...


Feb 11, 2021

Chris and Randall discuss the most important art show in the US every year, the Superbowl. We begin with the halftime show and then discuss various commercials.


-Topics discussed include:
history and significance of the superbowl
field shows
art vs. entertainment
Katy Perry - Making Of The Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime...


Feb 4, 2021

Chris and Randall talk candy.


Top candy in 2019 according to usa today poll

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2019/10/11/reeses-peanut-butter-cups-most-popular-halloween-candy/3941545002/

1. Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
2. Snickers bar
3. M&M's
4. Hershy bar
5. candy corn
6. Skittles
7. Starburst
8. Tootsie...


Jan 28, 2021

Chris and Randall discuss the art and entertainment of the Bernie Sanders Mittens meme.


Topics discussed:

photojournalism
the art of photography
political cartoons
Thomas Nast
Che Guevara
Heroic Guerrilla Fighter
Shepard Fairey's Hope
Howard Dean Scream
JibJab's "This Land"
"Crush on Obama"
Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney....