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  1. Brian Aubert and Nikki Monninger of Silversun Pickups make their CBB debut! They join Scott to describe their band in seven words or less, chat about the Back to the Future DeLorean, and play songs off their new album “Widow’s Weeds.” Then, treasure hunter Brock Lovett returns to talk about his lead on new treasure. Plus, park ranger Margery Kershaw returns to talk about being transferred to a new park.
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    Midnight Cowboy

    Paul & Amy walk into 1969's New York hustler drama Midnight Cowboy! They look for meaning in the song "Everybody's Talkin'," ask whether Jon Voight's babyfaced features make him the perfect Joe Buck, and marvel at how modern the film still feels. Plus: More of your picks for horror films that could make the AFI list. For Toy Story week, help us come up with new catchphrases for Woody! Call the Unspooled voicemail line at 747-666-5824 with your best one. Follow us on Twitter @Unspooled, get more info at unspooledpod.com and don’t forget to rate, review & subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts. Photo credit: Kim Troxall
  3. What horror films should be added to the AFI's signature list? Do films like The Sixth Sense or Psycho count as horror? Paul and Amy debate these questions live from the Overlook Film Festival in New Orleans, with special guests Sam Zimmerman from Shudder and Phil Nobile Jr. from Fangoria! They ask whether fast zombies are superior to slow zombies, discuss when meta-horror films become too meta, and wonder whether a horror film needs to be a little bit trashy. Next week we return to the list with 1969's Midnight Cowboy! Follow us on Twitter @Unspooled, get more info at unspooledpod.com and don’t forget to rate, review & subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts. Photo credit: Kim Troxall
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    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

    Amy & Paul excavate 1948's Humphrey Bogart thriller The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre! They ask if Fred C. Dobbs qualifies as an antihero, look at the wild career of director John Huston, and explore how Treasure inspired everything from Breaking Bad to There Will Be Blood. Plus: film critic extraordinaire Leonard Matin explains how he became a Bogart fan. For Chinatown week, complete the famous line "Forget it Jake, it's ___" with the town of your choice! Call the Unspooled voicemail line at 747-666-5824 with your answer.Follow us on Twitter @Unspooled, get more info at unspooledpod.com and don’t forget to rate, review & subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts. Photo credit: Kim Troxall
  5. Will a stage diving bear kill you? How do you trick your husband into watching The Bachelor? All this and more on this week’s mini-sode! Paul opens up the Explanation Hope Line, goes through Corrections and Omissions for The Country Bears, and gives his Pick of the Week. Plus, find out which movie we will be watching next week! Subscribe to Unspooled with Paul Scheer and Amy Nicholson here: http://www.earwolf.com/show/unspooled/ Check out our tour dates over at www.hdtgminfo.com! Check out new HDTGM merch over at https://www.teepubli…wdidthisgetmade Where to Find Jason, June & Paul: @PaulScheer on Instagram & Twitter @Junediane on IG and @MsJuneDiane on Twitter
  6. Kulap Vilaysack (Origin Story) joins Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the 2002 family musical comedy The Country Bears. They talk about the scale of the bears, Queen Latifah appearing as herself and a character, why Trixie wasn’t one of the Country Bears, honey being booze for bears, and much more. Plus, June shares advice on what to do if you encounter a bear. Subscribe to Unspooled with Paul Scheer and Amy Nicholson here: http://www.earwolf.com/show/unspooled/ Check out our tour dates over at www.hdtgminfo.com! Check out new HDTGM merch over at https://www.teepubli…wdidthisgetmade Where to Find Jason, June & Paul: @PaulScheer on Instagram & Twitter @Junediane on IG and @MsJuneDiane on Twitter
  7. Comedian extraordinaire Max Silvestri joins Scott to talk about his upcoming 10 minute stand-up set at the Great American Comedy Festival, the show 24, and taking a tour of Johnny Carson’s childhood home. Then, Sprague The Whisperer returns to talk about his new job. Plus, stuntman Conroy stops by to talk about his process.
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    Halfway There Special

    50 films down, 50 to go! But first, Paul and Amy celebrate making it halfway through the AFI list on this special episode. They discuss their favorite performances from the films so far, break down a controversial DVD/Blu-Ray packaging campaign, read pitches for AFI movie mashups from listeners, and unveil their newly-ordered Top 50 list. Next week, we're releasing our live episode from the Overlook Film Festival in New Orleans, where we'll be debating what horror films should be on the AFI list. Come see us there this Saturday! Tickets and more info at overlookfilmfest.com. Or call the Unspooled voicemail line at 747-666-5824, and tell us the horror film you would pick. Follow us on Twitter @Unspooled, get more info at unspooledpod.com and don’t forget to rate, review & subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts. Photo credit: Kim Troxall
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    Vertigo

    Paul & Amy fall into Alfred Hitchcock's 1958 psychological thriller Vertigo! They learn who created the famous Vertigo zoom, listen to a classic 90s song inspired by Vertigo, and ask if the age gap between Jimmy Stewart and Kim Novak works to the film's credit. Plus: Tony Lee Moral, author of multiple books on Hitchcock, tells us where Vertigo fits into his filmography. Next week is our 50th movie special - tell us which films we've covered so far surprised you or stuck with you, or offer us your 30 second elevator pitch for an AFI movie mashup! Just call the Unspooled voicemail line at 747-666-5824. Follow us on Twitter @Unspooled, get more info at unspooledpod.com and don’t forget to rate, review & subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts. Photo credit: Kim Troxall
  10. The Sloppy Boys (Mike Hanford, Tim Kalpakis, Jefferson Dutton) join Scott to talk about Ghostbusters, touring with Don’t Stop or We’ll Die, and to perform songs live in-studio off their new album “Dancing on the Wind.” Then, musician John Lennon stops by to give us an update on the New York Mets wanting him to join their team. Plus, lifestyle expert Mr. Fastidious stops by to share some tips to be fastidious.
  11. Actor/director Seth Green joins Scott to talk about his directorial debut “Changeland,” the trip to Thailand that inspired him to write the movie, and his old “Cha-ching” commercials. Then, entrepreneur Trombone Shitty stops by to workshop commercials for his car dealership. Plus, musicians Stephen and Jonathan of the band Hashtag.Song_Goals stop by to share some examples of songs they have updated by changing the lyrics.
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    Chinatown

    This week Paul & Amy investigate 1974's sunlit neo-noir Chinatown! They examine the charges against Roman Polanski and discuss how to watch and contextualize his work today, before diving into the film's recurring water symbolism and Faye Dunaway's superlative performance. Plus: historian and writer Hadley Meares (Curbed LA) breaks down some of the true Los Angeles history that inspired Chinatown. What would your alternate title for Tootsie be? Call the Unspooled voicemail line at 747-666-5824 with your answer! Follow us on Twitter @Unspooled, get more info at unspooledpod.com and don’t forget to rate, review & subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts. Photo credit: Kim Troxall
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    Episode 214.5 - Minisode 214.5

    Pandora's box is actually a jar, D&D etiquette, and more on this week's mini-sode! Paul opens up the Explanation Hope Line, goes through Corrections and Omissions for Hercules, and gives his Pick of the Week. Plus, find out which movie we will be watching next week! Subscribe to Unspooled with Paul Scheer and Amy Nicholson here: http://www.earwolf.com/show/unspooled/ Check out our new website over at www.hdtgminfo.com! Check out new HDTGM merch over at https://www.teepubli…wdidthisgetmade Where to Find Jason, June & Paul: @PaulScheer on Instagram & Twitter @Junediane on IG and @MsJuneDiane on Twitter
  14. Scott Aukerman celebrates the 10th Anniversary of Comedy Bang! Bang! by implementing a true open door policy and welcomes fan favorite guests of the show over the last 10 years! Featuring: Jason Mantzoukas Andy Daly Paul F. Tompkins Seth Morris Jon Hamm Lauren Lapkus Jessica McKenna Zach Reino Jon Gabrus Ego Nwodim Zeke Nicholson Carl Tart Rob Huebel Thomas Lennon Matt Besser Paul Scheer Tawny Newsome Madeline Walter Taran Killam Paul Brittain Ryan Gaul Thomas Middleditch Adam Scott Chelsea Peretti Nick Kroll Drew Tarver "Weird Al" Yankovic Paul Rust Neil Campbell Bobby Moynihan Mary Holland Horatio Sanz Ben Schwartz Jon Daly Shaun Diston Mike Hanford Will Hines Brendon Small Jessica St. Clair Lennon Parham James Adomian
  15. Sean Clements and Hayes Davenport of the cult hit podcast Hollywood Handbook are finally making their Comedy Bang Bang debut! Sean & Hayes speak on the good ol’ days of baseball, their upcoming film Spies vs. Spies, and the history of phones. Then, actors Bang Rodgers and Hayes’ daughter Hayley Shields stop by to read Hayes & Sean’s Comedy Bang! Bang! movie script.
  16. Director Leslye Headland (Russian Doll) and Sasheer Zamata (Best Friends, SNL) joins Paul and Jason to discuss the 1983 science fiction-fantasy adventure film Hercules starring Lou Ferrigno. Recorded live at Largo in Los Angeles, they talk about the robots, Hercules tossing a bear into space, Lou Ferrigno’s dubbed voice, and much more. Subscribe to Unspooled with Paul Scheer and Amy Nicholson here: http://www.earwolf.com/show/unspooled/ Check out our tour dates over at www.hdtgminfo.com! Check out new HDTGM merch over at https://www.teepubli…wdidthisgetmade Where to Find Jason, June & Paul: @PaulScheer on Instagram & Twitter @Junediane on IG and @MsJuneDiane on Twitter
  17. Director Evan Goldberg and HDTGM All-Star Paul F. Tompkins join Paul & Jason at Largo in Los Angeles to talk all about the insanity in the shark film Deep Blue Sea. They get into how Saffron Burrows is the villain of the movie, Stellan Skarsgard new name, LL Cool J’s relationship with his bird, and the infamous Samuel L. Jackson death scene. Plus, we hear LL Cool J’s Hip-Hop prayer and the best song ever recorded for a movie during audience Q&As!
  18. Paul responds to callers without actually listening to what they have to say and more on this week’s mini-sode! Paul opens up the Explanation Hope Line, goes through Corrections and Omissions for Shanghai Surprise, and gives his Pick of the Week. Plus, find out which movie we will be watching next week! Subscribe to Unspooled with Paul Scheer and Amy Nicholson here: http://www.earwolf.com/show/unspooled/ Check out our new website over at www.hdtgminfo.com! Check out new HDTGM merch over at https://www.teepubli…wdidthisgetmade Where to Find Jason, June & Paul: @PaulScheer on Instagram & Twitter @Junediane on IG and @MsJuneDiane on Twitter
  19. Kulap Vilaysack joins Scott to break off another hundo! They chat about her documentary Origin Story now available online, the 20th anniversary of their first date, and the elevator pitch for Origin Story. Then, fitness expert Becky stops by to talk about her job wiping down the machines at the gym. Plus, marriage counselor Randy H. Over stops by to help Scott and Kulap with their relationship.
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    The Silence of the Lambs

    Paul & Amy dig into 1991's serial killer thriller The Silence Of The Lambs! They praise the many ways the film puts us in Clarice Starling's head, discover the inspirations for Hannibal Lecter's voice, and learn how Buffalo Bill was originally received by LGBT activists. Plus: former detective Paul Holes of the Murder Squad podcast explains what Silence of The Lambs gets right abour criminal profiling. Who should play Atticus FInch in a modern adaptation of To Kill A Mockingbird? Call the Unspooled voicemail line at 747-666-5824 with your answer! Follow us on Twitter @Unspooled, get more info at unspooledpod.com and don’t forget to rate, review & subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts. Photo credit: Kim Troxall
  21. Jason Mantzoukas aka Tick Tock Man joins Scott to close out another hundo! They chat about Game of Thrones, Jason’s role in John Wick: Chapter 3, and plastic surgery. Plus, Irish storyteller Patrick McMahon returns to promote his storytelling tour.
  22. A polyamorous relationship, Michael Bay strikes back, and more on this week’s mini-sode! Paul opens up the Explanation Hope Line, goes through Corrections and Omissions for Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II, and gives his Pick of the Week. Plus, find out which movie we will be watching next week! Subscribe to Unspooled with Paul Scheer and Amy Nicholson here: http://www.earwolf.com/show/unspooled/ Check out our new website over at www.hdtgminfo.com! Check out new HDTGM merch over at https://www.teepubli…wdidthisgetmade Where to Find Jason, June & Paul: @PaulScheer on Instagram & Twitter @Junediane on IG and @MsJuneDiane on Twitter Jason is still not on Twitter
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    Saving Private Ryan

    Amy and Paul storm the beaches of 1998's Steven Spielberg WWII picture Saving Private Ryan! They plunge into the disorientation of the storied opening sequence, look at what the film means to the Greatest Generation, and ask whether Sausage Party could take Private Ryan's place on the list. Plus: A look at the latest controversy between Spielberg and Netflix. For A Night At The Opera week, who would you cast as the modern day Marx Brothers? Call the Unspooled voicemail line at 747-666-5824 with your answer! Follow us on Twitter @Unspooled, get more info at unspooledpod.com, and don’t forget to rate, review & subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts. Photo credit: Kim Troxall
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    In The Heat Of The Night

    Amy & Paul take a trip down South for 1967's racially charged police thriller "In The Heat Of The Night!" They celebrate the excellent soundtrack, scrutinize how well the film holds up as a procedural, and take a close look at Sidney Poitier's incredible road to Hollywood. Plus: Two interviews this week, with Pod Save The People's DeRay Mckesson on the value of art as activism, and Lee Grant, who plays Mrs. Colbert, reflecting on her trailblazing career as an actor and director. For next week's episode on "The Searchers," can you search your heart for a New Years resolution, and tell it to us in your best John Wayne voice? Just call the Unspooled voicemail line at 747-666-5824 Follow us on Twitter @Unspooled, get more info at unspooledpod.com, and don’t forget to rate, review & subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts. Photo credit: Kim Troxall
  25. Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen of Long Shot join Paul, June, and Jason to discuss the 1987 Canadian supernatural slasher Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II. Recorded live at Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, they talk about stink bombs, the naked terminator scene, the giant juggs of milk, and much more. Subscribe to Unspooled with Paul Scheer and Amy Nicholson here: http://www.earwolf.com/show/unspooled/ Check out our new website over at www.hdtgminfo.com! Check out new HDTGM merch over at https://www.teepubli…wdidthisgetmade Where to Find Jason, June & Paul: @PaulScheer on Instagram & Twitter @Junediane on IG and @MsJuneDiane on Twitter Jason is still not on Twitter
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