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Show Me The Meaning! – A Wisecrack Movie Podcast

Wisecrack

Join the Wisecrack crew as they dive into the deeper meaning and cultural significance of the most, and least, iconic movies of our age.
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The Squanch Returns June 14th!
Jun 11 2021
58 seconds
The Devil Wears Prada (directed by David Frankel) - Our First Revisit with Reilly Anspaugh!
In this revisit, we're joined by Reilly Anspaugh! We talk narrative shark-jumping, the cost of our time from careers to our personal lives, the pressure points on Andy in the film, changes from the source material - and more! Enjoy! Thanks to Storyblocks for sponsoring this episode. Check out all of Storyblocks’ subscription plans today! Go to https://storyblocks.com/wisecrack Thanks to Shudder for also sponsoring this episode! For all fans of horror, supernatural, and thrillers, go to shudder.com/showme to stream your first 30 days of Shudder for free! Spooky! Have thoughts? Let us know - we may play it on air! Leave us a voicemail: +1 (213) 534-8807 Leave us an email: movies@wisecrack.co We got bonus content! Become a patron today to check out that episode and more bonus content! https://wscrk.com/32Q7huu Hearing the hosts talk about comments from 'the chat'? Join the livestream discussion on our YouTube channel every Tuesday at 6pm PST! https://wscrk.com/3xBI3vu Follow us on Twitter for more deep dives on discussions from the show! @SMTM_pod @austin_hayden (Austin) @creamatoria (Raymond) @ryansgameshow (Ryan) @reilecoyote (Reilly) SUBSCRIBE TO SHOW ME THE MEANING!: Apple Podcasts ► https://wscrk.com/3jCDFbJ Amazon Music ► https://wscrk.com/3l12tv1 Spotify ► https://wscrk.com/3AXla8h Stitcher ► https://wscrk.com/39NI3zk YouTube ► https://wscrk.com/3meO1yF Other Wisecrack Podcasts! Culture Binge: https://wscrk.com/culturebinge Respect Our Authoritah!: https://wscrk.com/respect The Squanch: https://wscrk.com/squanch Huge thanks to RØDE Microphones for decking out our studio! © 2021 Wisecrack / Omnia Media / Enthusiast Gaming Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6d ago
1 hr 17 mins
Don't Look Up (directed by Adam McKay) - The Science/Art Conundrum
In this chat, we get into film as a medium needing to be on the popular side of ideology, this film failing as a satire and a metapor for climate change, the over-rationality of "believe the science!" motto, Amerocentric films - and more! Enjoy! Thanks Skillshare for sponsoring this episode! Explore your creativity at http://skillshare.com/SMTM and get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership. Have thoughts? Let us know - we may play it on air! Leave us a voicemail: +1 (213) 534-8807 Leave us an email: movies@wisecrack.co We got bonus content! Become a patron today to check out that episode and more bonus content! https://wscrk.com/32Q7huu Hearing the hosts talk about comments from 'the chat'? Join the livestream discussion on our YouTube channel every Tuesday at 6pm PST! https://wscrk.com/3xBI3vu Follow us on Twitter for more deep dives on discussions from the show! @SMTM_pod @austin_hayden (Austin) @michaeloburns (Michael) @helenfloersh (Helen) SUBSCRIBE TO SHOW ME THE MEANING!: Apple Podcasts ► https://wscrk.com/3jCDFbJ Amazon Music ► https://wscrk.com/3l12tv1 Spotify ► https://wscrk.com/3AXla8h Stitcher ► https://wscrk.com/39NI3zk YouTube ► https://wscrk.com/3meO1yF Other Wisecrack Podcasts! Culture Binge: https://wscrk.com/culturebinge Respect Our Authoritah!: https://wscrk.com/respect The Squanch: https://wscrk.com/squanch Huge thanks to RØDE Microphones for decking out our studio! © 2021 Wisecrack / Omnia Media / Enthusiast Gaming Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 14 2022
1 hr 1 min
The Matrix Resurrections (directed by Lana Wachowski) - Metamodern
Jan 7 2022
1 hr 8 mins
Licorice Pizza (directed by Paul Thomas Anderson) - A Whole Lotta PTA Fun
In this chat, we get in to morality lessons within filmmaking, the performances, children playing adults, old Hollywood culture referenced in the film, some of our favorite films of 2021 - and more! Enjoy! This episode is brought to you by Mountain Dew. There are times when you’re looking for something to drink, and you know that only one drink will do. Mountain Dew. The next time you want a truly refreshing break, you deserve more than to just be satisfied. You deserve to be totally blown away….which is what you’ll get from MTN DEW! Have thoughts? Let us know - we may play it on air! Leave us a voicemail: +1 (213) 534-8807 Leave us an email: movies@wisecrack.co We got bonus content! Become a patron today to check out that episode and more bonus content! https://wscrk.com/32Q7huu Hearing the hosts talk about comments from 'the chat'? Join the livestream discussion on our YouTube channel every Tuesday at 6pm PST! https://wscrk.com/3xBI3vu Follow us on Twitter for more deep dives on discussions from the show! @SMTM_pod @creamatoria (Raymond) @michaeloburns (Michael) SUBSCRIBE TO SHOW ME THE MEANING!: Apple Podcasts ► https://wscrk.com/3jCDFbJ Amazon Music ► https://wscrk.com/3l12tv1 Spotify ► https://wscrk.com/3AXla8h Stitcher ► https://wscrk.com/39NI3zk YouTube ► https://wscrk.com/3meO1yF Other Wisecrack Podcasts! Culture Binge: https://wscrk.com/culturebinge Respect Our Authoritah!: https://wscrk.com/respect The Squanch: https://wscrk.com/squanch Huge thanks to RØDE Microphones for decking out our studio! © 2021 Wisecrack / Omnia Media / Enthusiast Gaming Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 31 2021
49 mins
Spider-Man: No Way Home (directed by Jon Watts) - The Multiverse at the Multiplex
In this chat, we get into how Spider-Man (and actors who played him) has changed through the iterations, how Marvel handles “event films” vs their smaller stories, fan service, how economic circumstances change each Spider-Man (mens?) story, and more! Enjoy! Thanks Skillshare for sponsoring this episode! Explore your creativity at http://skillshare.com/SMTM and get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership. Have thoughts? Let us know - we may play it on air! Leave us a voicemail: +1 (213) 534-8807 Leave us an email: movies@wisecrack.co We got bonus content! Become a patron today to check out that episode and more bonus content! https://wscrk.com/32Q7huu Hearing the hosts talk about comments from 'the chat'? Join the livestream discussion on our YouTube channel every Tuesday at 6pm PST! https://wscrk.com/3xBI3vu Follow us on Twitter for more deep dives on discussions from the show! @SMTM_pod @creamatoria (Raymond) @tail_boi (Lux) @fakestbitchikno (Maddy) SUBSCRIBE TO SHOW ME THE MEANING!: Apple Podcasts ► https://wscrk.com/3jCDFbJ Amazon Music ► https://wscrk.com/3l12tv1 Spotify ► https://wscrk.com/3AXla8h Stitcher ► https://wscrk.com/39NI3zk YouTube ► https://wscrk.com/3meO1yF Other Wisecrack Podcasts! Culture Binge: https://wscrk.com/culturebinge Respect Our Authoritah!: https://wscrk.com/respect The Squanch: https://wscrk.com/squanch Huge thanks to RØDE Microphones for decking out our studio! © 2021 Wisecrack / Omnia Media / Enthusiast Gaming Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 24 2021
1 hr 8 mins
Die Hard (directed by John McTiernan) - Now I Have a Podcast Ho-Ho-Ho
Dec 17 2021
1 hr 6 mins
Whiplash (directed by Damien Chazelle) - The Price of Greatness
Dec 10 2021
1 hr 7 mins
Step Brothers (directed by Adam McKay) - Don't Lose Your Dinosaur
In this chat, we get into Adam McKay's subversive career, the timeliness (and continued relevance?) of this film AND the dated material in the show, old reviews that really did not dig the film at release and more! Enjoy! Thanks Skillshare for sponsoring this episode! Explore your creativity at http://skillshare.com/SMTM and get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership. Have thoughts? Let us know - we may play it on air! Leave us a voicemail: +1 (213) 534-8807 Leave us an email: movies@wisecrack.co We got bonus content! Become a patron today to check out that episode and more bonus content! https://wscrk.com/32Q7huu Hearing the hosts talk about comments from 'the chat'? Join the livestream discussion on our YouTube channel every Tuesday at 6pm PST! https://wscrk.com/3xBI3vu Follow us on Twitter for more deep dives on discussions from the show! @SMTM_pod @austin_hayden (Austin) @creamatoria (Raymond) @michaeloburns (Michael) SUBSCRIBE TO SHOW ME THE MEANING!: Apple Podcasts ► https://wscrk.com/3jCDFbJ Amazon Music ► https://wscrk.com/3l12tv1 Spotify ► https://wscrk.com/3AXla8h Stitcher ► https://wscrk.com/39NI3zk YouTube ► https://wscrk.com/3meO1yF Other Wisecrack Podcasts! Culture Binge: https://wscrk.com/culturebinge Respect Our Authoritah!: https://wscrk.com/respect The Squanch: https://wscrk.com/squanch Huge thanks to RØDE Microphones for decking out our studio! © 2021 Wisecrack / Omnia Media / Enthusiast Gaming Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 3 2021
1 hr 5 mins
Stories from the Mailbag
In this episode, we open up the mailbag to answer YOUR questions that were emailed or called in. We always get too many listener questions than we can handle, so we wanted to kick off the holiday season with a big THANK YOU! We break into questions on Drive-Black Widow-Horror Movies as the last frontier for artistic films-Eternal Sunshine-Alien/Apocalypse Now-Green Knight-Snowpiercer-Pacific Rim-Dune and finally, Eternals. Enjoy! Thanks to Storyblocks for sponsoring this episode. Check out all of Storyblocks’ subscription plans today! Go to https://storyblocks.com/wisecrack Want ad-free episodes plus BONUS CONTENT? Become a patron today! patreon.com/wisecrack Have thoughts? Let us know - we may play it on air! Leave us a voicemail: +1 (213) 534-8807 Leave us an email: movies@wisecrack.co Hearing the hosts talk about comments from 'the chat'? Join the livestream discussion on our YouTube channel every Tuesday at 6pm PST! https://wscrk.com/3xBI3vu Follow us on Twitter for more deep dives on discussions from the show! @SMTM_pod @austin_hayden (Austin) @ryansgameshow (Ryan) @creamatoria (Raymond) SUBSCRIBE TO SHOW ME THE MEANING!: Apple Podcasts ► https://wscrk.com/3jCDFbJ Amazon Music ► https://wscrk.com/3l12tv1 Spotify ► https://wscrk.com/3AXla8h Stitcher ► https://wscrk.com/39NI3zk YouTube ► https://wscrk.com/3meO1yF Other Wisecrack Podcasts! Culture Binge: https://wscrk.com/culturebinge Respect Our Authoritah!: https://wscrk.com/respect The Squanch: https://wscrk.com/squanch Thanks to RODE for decking out our studio! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 26 2021
1 hr 9 mins
Eternals (directed by Chloé Zhao) - Deviants and Deviations
Another Marvel movie! In this chat, the Wisecrack crew - joined by the one and only Lux - talks Chloe Zhao's ETERNALS (2021). We get into the narrative rhythms of Marvel movies, some comic book history, some Marvel-lore-untangling, the religion-mythology narratives in the film - and more! Enjoy! Thanks Skillshare for sponsoring this episode! Explore your creativity at http://skillshare.com/SMTM and get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership. Have thoughts? Let us know - we may play it on air! Leave us a voicemail: +1 (213) 534-8807 Leave us an email: movies@wisecrack.co Liked the patreon preview? Become a patron today to check out that episode and more bonus content! https://wscrk.com/32Q7huu Hearing the hosts talk about comments from 'the chat'? Join the livestream discussion on our YouTube channel every Tuesday at 6pm PST! https://wscrk.com/3xBI3vu Follow us on Twitter for more deep dives on discussions from the show! @SMTM_pod @austin_hayden (Austin) @creamatoria (Raymond) @tail_boi (Lux) SUBSCRIBE TO SHOW ME THE MEANING!: Apple Podcasts ► https://wscrk.com/3jCDFbJ Amazon Music ► https://wscrk.com/3l12tv1 Spotify ► https://wscrk.com/3AXla8h Stitcher ► https://wscrk.com/39NI3zk YouTube ► https://wscrk.com/3meO1yF Other Wisecrack Podcasts! Culture Binge: https://wscrk.com/culturebinge Respect Our Authoritah!: https://wscrk.com/respect The Squanch: https://wscrk.com/squanch Huge thanks to RØDE Microphones for decking out our studio! © 2021 Wisecrack / Omnia Media / Enthusiast Gaming Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 19 2021
1 hr 8 mins
Bottle Rocket (directed by Wes Anderson) - Kids Being Adults, Adults Being Kids ft Thomas Flight
Join the Wisecrack crew and special guest Thomas Flight as they discuss Wes Anderson's feature film debut BOTTLE ROCKET (1996)! In this chat, we talk auteur theory in filmmaking, breaking down what makes Wes Anderson's movie so "Wes Anderson-y," gunfights in his style, this film as a debut, and more! Enjoy! Thanks to Storyblocks for sponsoring this episode. Check out all of Storyblocks’ subscription plans today! Go to https://storyblocks.com/wisecrack Want ad-free episodes plus BONUS CONTENT? Become a patron today! patreon.com/wisecrack Have thoughts? Let us know - we may play it on air! Leave us a voicemail: +1 (213) 534-8807 Leave us an email: movies@wisecrack.co Hearing the hosts talk about comments from 'the chat'? Join the livestream discussion on our YouTube channel every Tuesday at 6pm PST! https://wscrk.com/3xBI3vu Follow us on Twitter for more deep dives on discussions from the show! @SMTM_pod @austin_hayden (Austin) @ryansgameshow (Ryan) @creamatoria (Raymond) @thomasflight (Thomas) https://www.thomasflight.com/ (for more Thomas content!) SUBSCRIBE TO SHOW ME THE MEANING!: Apple Podcasts ► https://wscrk.com/3jCDFbJ Amazon Music ► https://wscrk.com/3l12tv1 Spotify ► https://wscrk.com/3AXla8h Stitcher ► https://wscrk.com/39NI3zk YouTube ► https://wscrk.com/3meO1yF Other Wisecrack Podcasts! Culture Binge: https://wscrk.com/culturebinge Respect Our Authoritah!: https://wscrk.com/respect The Squanch: https://wscrk.com/squanch Thanks to RODE for decking out our studio! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 12 2021
1 hr 5 mins
Marriage Story (directed by Noah Baumbach) - Love and Lawyers ft Karsten Runquist!
Austin and Raymond are joined by special guest Karsten Runquist for this talk on MARRIAGE STORY (2019) directed by Noah Baumbach! In this chat, we get into the complex mess that is a relationship, breaking apart some of the famous scenes in the film, Noah Baumbach as a filmmaker - and more! Enjoy. Thanks Skillshare for sponsoring this episode! Explore your creativity at http://skillshare.com/SMTM and get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership. Have thoughts? Let us know - we may play it on air! Leave us a voicemail: +1 (213) 534-8807 Leave us an email: movies@wisecrack.co Check out Austin and Raymond's chat on the philosophy of acting on our patreon - become a patron today! https://wscrk.com/32Q7huu Hearing the hosts talk about comments from 'the chat'? Join the livestream discussion on our YouTube channel every Tuesday at 6pm PST! https://wscrk.com/3xBI3vu Follow us on Twitter for more deep dives on discussions from the show! @SMTM_pod @austin_hayden (Austin) @creamatoria (Raymond) @RunquistKarsten (Karsten) https://letterboxd.com/kurstboy/ (Karsten's letterboxd) SUBSCRIBE TO SHOW ME THE MEANING!: Apple Podcasts ► https://wscrk.com/3jCDFbJ Amazon Music ► https://wscrk.com/3l12tv1 Spotify ► https://wscrk.com/3AXla8h Stitcher ► https://wscrk.com/39NI3zk YouTube ► https://wscrk.com/3meO1yF Other Wisecrack Podcasts! Culture Binge: https://wscrk.com/culturebinge Respect Our Authoritah!: https://wscrk.com/respect The Squanch: https://wscrk.com/squanch Huge thanks to RØDE Microphones for decking out our studio! © 2021 Wisecrack / Omnia Media / Enthusiast Gaming Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 5 2021
1 hr 9 mins
Dune (Directed by Denis Villeneuve) - The Spicy Takes Must Flow
Don't hate us but... we didn't LOVE Dune. In this chat, we get into those *spicy* takes, the cinematic influences that led to this film, themes of imperialism, viewing this film through the lens of our 2021 western eyes, and more! Enjoy! Thanks to Storyblocks for sponsoring this episode. Check out all of Storyblocks’ subscription plans today! Go to https://storyblocks.com/wisecrack We got patreon extras this month! Austin and Raymond talk acting on this month's bonus episode. Become a patron today for that convo + AD-FREE episodes! patreon.com/wisecrack Have thoughts? Let us know - we may play it on air! Leave us a voicemail: +1 (213) 534-8807 Leave us an email: movies@wisecrack.co Hearing the hosts talk about comments from 'the chat'? Join the livestream discussion on our YouTube channel every Tuesday at 6pm PST! https://wscrk.com/3xBI3vu Follow us on Twitter for more deep dives on discussions from the show! @SMTM_pod @austin_hayden (Austin) @ryansgameshow (Ryan) @creamatoria (Raymond) SUBSCRIBE TO SHOW ME THE MEANING!: Apple Podcasts ► https://wscrk.com/3jCDFbJ Amazon Music ► https://wscrk.com/3l12tv1 Spotify ► https://wscrk.com/3AXla8h Stitcher ► https://wscrk.com/39NI3zk YouTube ► https://wscrk.com/3meO1yF Other Wisecrack Podcasts! Culture Binge: https://wscrk.com/culturebinge Respect Our Authoritah!: https://wscrk.com/respect The Squanch: https://wscrk.com/squanch Thanks to RODE for decking out our studio! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 29 2021
1 hr 5 mins
Squid Game (created by Hwang Dong-hyuk) - A Game of Debt and Death
Join Austin and Michael in this talk on SQUID GAME (2021) created by Hwang Dong-hyuk! They get into the concepts of indebtedness and liquidity as tools, philosophers both Italian and Korean, little philosophy easter eggs in the show, and more. Enjoy! Thanks Skillshare for sponsoring this episode! Explore your creativity at http://skillshare.com/SMTM and get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership. Have thoughts? Let us know - we may play it on air! Leave us a voicemail: +1 (213) 534-8807 Leave us an email: movies@wisecrack.co We got more bonus goodies and AD-FREE Wisecrack content over on our patreon. Check it out! https://wscrk.com/32Q7huu Hearing the hosts talk about comments from 'the chat'? Join the livestream discussion on our YouTube channel every Tuesday at 6pm PST! https://wscrk.com/3xBI3vu Follow us on Twitter for more deep dives on discussions from the show! @SMTM_pod @austin_hayden (Austin) @michaeloburns (Michael) SUBSCRIBE TO SHOW ME THE MEANING!: Apple Podcasts ► https://wscrk.com/3jCDFbJ Amazon Music ► https://wscrk.com/3l12tv1 Spotify ► https://wscrk.com/3AXla8h Stitcher ► https://wscrk.com/39NI3zk YouTube ► https://wscrk.com/3meO1yF Other Wisecrack Podcasts! Culture Binge: https://wscrk.com/culturebinge Respect Our Authoritah!: https://wscrk.com/respect The Squanch: https://wscrk.com/squanch Huge thanks to RØDE Microphones for decking out our studio! © 2021 Wisecrack / Omnia Media / Enthusiast Gaming Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 22 2021
1 hr 4 mins
Titane (Directed by Julia Ducournau) - Talkin' TitaneThe Birdcage (Directed by Mike Nichols) - We Are Family - Ft. Reilly Anspaugh!
Oct 8 2021
1 hr 7 mins
Nightcrawler (Directed by Dan Gilroy) - If It Bleeds, It Leads
Oct 1 2021
1 hr 8 mins
Pan's Labyrinth (Directed by Guillermo del Toro) - Magic, Monsters, and MythApocalypse Now (Directed by Francis Ford Coppola) - Boys with (Horror) Toys
Sep 17 2021
1 hr 8 mins
Snowpiercer (Directed by Bong Joon-ho) - Control the Engine, Control the World

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