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Arts & Entertainment with Chris & Randall

Oct 14, 2021

Chris and Randall explore the problem of representation when casting Jewish actors in Jewish roles.


Sarah Silverman on Jewface:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ll6Ob4369vI
https://omny.fm/shows/the-sarah-silverman-podcast/jew-face-iron-dome-mr-mom


Topics discussed include:

Transparent (series)


Oct 7, 2021

Chris & Randall ask Bill Gucwa about his days making trailers for major studios.


Trailers mentioned include:

Frequency (2000)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdACpDDpIUs

The Majestic (2001)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHZldxzY1h0

Alien (1979)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQ2Jx_EaZOo

Independence Day (1996)


Sep 30, 2021

Chris and Randall discuss movie and TV adaptations of works from other mediums. When do they work? When do they fail? How and why does this happen?


Topics discussed include:

Dear Evan Hansen (2021)
fanboy-ism
screen vs stage
Rent (2005)
Chicago (2002)
Grease (1978)
My Fair Lady (1964)
Betrayal (1983)
Doubt...


Sep 23, 2021

Chris and Randall discuss parasocial relationships in pop culture.

https://www.vox.com/22663143/john-mulaney-olivia-munn-pregnant-parasocial-relationships-kylie-jenner

recorded September 22, 2021

Vixit us at https://chrisandrandall.com/


Sep 16, 2021

Chris and Randall discuss the arts & entertainment of amusement parks.


Relevant links:
https://www.disneyplus.com/series/the-imagineering-story/6ryoXv1e1rWW
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVo63lbKHjC04KqYhwSZ_Pg


Topics discussed include:

history of amusement parks
pleasure gardens
Tivoli Gardens
Lake...