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Arts & Entertainment with Chris & Randall

Apr 29, 2021

Chris and Randall interview Writers Guild of America screenwriter Bill Gucwa.

Topics discussed include:

Midnight Cowboy (1969)
The Ten Commandments (1956)
Charlton Heston
Planet of the Apes
being a Universal Studios tour guide
Michael Apted
Tyrone Power
what celebrities owe to the public
Sean Penn
being a background...

Apr 22, 2021

Chris and Randall discuss the art of podcasting.

Topics discussed include:
origins of podcasts
MP3 format
WTF with Marc Maron
talk radio
The Joe Rogan Experience
Terry Gross
TV news
Pod Save America
Real Time with Bill Maher
Bill Burr's Monday...

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.

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