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Back Seat Box Office #211

November 23rd, 2014 · Jeff Bailey · 1 Comment

Please enjoy the latest episode of Back Seat Office and thank you for listening.

Opening this weekend:

Hunger Games: MockingJay, Part I

Other movies discussed: Interstellar, Big Hero Six, Groundhog Day, Community among others.

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BSP Episode 334c: In A World… – Voice Only/Mono

November 10th, 2014 · Tony · No Comments

It’s another guitarcast!  Tony on the bass and Adam David on guitar.  If this is your first time, this is the one that sounds the closest to a regular episode.  Enjoy!

There are 3 different versions of this episode.

  • Version A: Split Audio/Stereo - If you listen to this version, you’ll hear our voices in your left ear and the guitars in the right.
  • Version B: Mixed Audio/Mono - If you listen to this version, you’ll hear both our voices and the music in either ear (or both).
  • Version C: Voice Only/Mono (This Version) - If you listen to this version, you’ll hear just our voices.  This one is shorter because I cut out the pauses where we are playing our instruments.  You might also hear some background string plucking that our vocal mics picked up.

Join the gang as they discuss the 2013 film In a World.

  • Directed by Lake Bell
  • Written by Lake Bell
  • Starring Lake Bell, Fred Melamed, Rob Corddry, Ken Marino, Demitri Martin, Nick Offerman

In a World is the writing and directing debut from Lake Bell, super-cute and funny chick who you’ve seen as the best friend in terrible romantic comedies, Children’s Hospital, and more. She stars as Carol, a voice coach who wants to come out from behind her successful father’s shadow and break into the movie trailer business, specifically the use of the famous movie trailer phrase “In a world…” made famous by Don LaFontaine.

Worth noting:

  • Thoughts on the movie? The premise was good but, you know, not great. It’s a little sitcom-y.
  • Halloween and stuff.
  • Moustache-less Nick Offerman will haunt your dreams.
  • Voter turnout: were you aware that, in Washington state, we vote by mail? It’s pretty sweet. Write your legislator and ask for this because it improves voting by a million percent. Science!
  • Hot network TV talk for nerds.
  • Hot calculus talk for those of you who WEREN’T English majors.

Featured in this episode:

  • Tony
  • David
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BSP Episode 334b: In A World… – Mixed Audio/Mono

November 10th, 2014 · Tony · No Comments

It’s another guitarcast!  Tony on the bass and Adam David on guitar.  If this is your first time, 334c is the one that sounds the closest to a regular episode.  Enjoy!

There are 3 different versions of this episode.

  • Version A: Split Audio/Stereo - If you listen to this version, you’ll hear our voices in your left ear and the guitars in the right.
  • Version B: Mixed Audio/Mono (This Version) - If you listen to this version, you’ll hear both our voices and the music in either ear (or both).
  • Version C: Voice Only/Mono - If you listen to this version, you’ll hear just our voices.  This one is shorter because I cut out the pauses where we are playing our instruments.  You might also hear some background string plucking that our vocal mics picked up

Join the gang as they discuss the 2013 film In a World.

  • Directed by Lake Bell
  • Written by Lake Bell
  • Starring Lake Bell, Fred Melamed, Rob Corddry, Ken Marino, Demitri Martin, Nick Offerman

In a World is the writing and directing debut from Lake Bell, super-cute and funny chick who you’ve seen as the best friend in terrible romantic comedies, Children’s Hospital, and more. She stars as Carol, a voice coach who wants to come out from behind her successful father’s shadow and break into the movie trailer business, specifically the use of the famous movie trailer phrase “In a world…” made famous by Don LaFontaine.

Worth noting:

  • Thoughts on the movie? The premise was good but, you know, not great. It’s a little sitcom-y.
  • Halloween and stuff.
  • Moustache-less Nick Offerman will haunt your dreams.
  • Voter turnout: were you aware that, in Washington state, we vote by mail? It’s pretty sweet. Write your legislator and ask for this because it improves voting by a million percent. Science!
  • Hot network TV talk for nerds.
  • Hot calculus talk for those of you who WEREN’T English majors.

Featured in this episode:

  • Tony
  • David
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BSP Episode 334a: In A World… – Split Audio/Stereo

November 10th, 2014 · Tony · No Comments

It’s another guitarcast!  Tony on the bass and Adam David on guitar.  If this is your first time, 334c is the one that sounds the closest to a regular episode.  Enjoy!

There are 3 different versions of this episode.

  • Version A: Split Audio/Stereo (This version) - If you listen to this version, you’ll hear our voices in your left ear and the guitars in the right.
  • Version B: Mixed Audio/Mono - If you listen to this version, you’ll hear both our voices and the music in either ear (or both).
  • Version C: Voice Only/Mono - If you listen to this version, you’ll hear just our voices.  This one is shorter because I cut out the pauses where we are playing our instruments.  You might also hear some background string plucking that our vocal mics picked up.

Join the gang as they discuss the 2013 film In a World.

  • Directed by Lake Bell
  • Written by Lake Bell
  • Starring Lake Bell, Fred Melamed, Rob Corddry, Ken Marino, Demitri Martin, Nick Offerman

In a World is the writing and directing debut from Lake Bell, super-cute and funny chick who you’ve seen as the best friend in terrible romantic comedies, Children’s Hospital, and more. She stars as Carol, a voice coach who wants to come out from behind her successful father’s shadow and break into the movie trailer business, specifically the use of the famous movie trailer phrase “In a world…” made famous by Don LaFontaine.

Worth noting:

  • Thoughts on the movie? The premise was good but, you know, not great. It’s a little sitcom-y.
  • Halloween and stuff.
  • Moustache-less Nick Offerman will haunt your dreams.
  • Voter turnout: were you aware that, in Washington state, we vote by mail? It’s pretty sweet. Write your legislator and ask for this because it improves voting by a million percent. Science!
  • Hot network TV talk for nerds.
  • Hot calculus talk for those of you who WEREN’T English majors.

Featured in this episode:

  • Tony
  • David
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Back Seat Box Office #210

November 8th, 2014 · Jeff Bailey · 6 Comments

Please enjoy the latest episode of Back Seat Office and thank you for listening.

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Back Seat Box Office #210

November 2nd, 2014 · Jeff Bailey · 1 Comment

I can only speak for myself but between Halloween, a wedding, taking my Mother-in-Law to D-Land for her birthday, there is no show this week. We’ll be back next week.

Help Support Lilly’s Pediatric Cancer Treatment

Lilly and her family need your help (Brittney’s video)

The Hosts’ Picks for This Week:

Art
1. Ouija
2. John wick
3. Nightcrawler
4. Saw 10th Anniversary
5. Before I go to sleep

Jeff (ditto Art)

Arts house
Art, Jeff: Horns (because Daniel Radcliffe)

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BSP Episode 333: Robot and Frank

October 27th, 2014 · Tony · 1 Comment

Join the gang as they discuss the 2012 film Robot and Frank.

  • Directed by Jake Schreier
  • Written by Christopher D. Ford
  • Starring Frank Langella, James Marsden, Liv Tyler, Peter Sarsgaard, Susan Sarandon

Robot and Frank continues the near-future sci-fi tradition and adds the extra cool element of Frank Langella who has a tendency to pop up in movies and take things over. Langella plays the titular Frank, a retired burgler whose son gives him a domestic robot to help him around the house since he’s suffering from Dementia. Frank learns, though, that this robot can help him steal things again.

Worth noting:

  • This season of Dr. Who may be super racists. Let’s investigate the clues.
  • Accidental Racist insurance. Let’s talk about how we need this.
  • David already has an organge jumpsuit and nobody is surprised.
  • When littler girls say dirty words, it’s really funny. We’ve verified this.
  • Uncanny cat parallels to movies discussed. Because cats.

Featured in this episode:

  • Tony
  • Darrell
  • David

Featured videos:

Racism insurance

Little Girls Dropping F-Bombs for Equality

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Back Seat Box Office #209

October 25th, 2014 · Jeff Bailey · 2 Comments

And we’re back for another episode of Back Seat Box Office. If you are looking for the results from last week, you want to go here.

Help Support Lilly’s Pediatric Cancer Treatment

Lilly and her family need your help (Brittney’s video)

The Hosts’ Picks for This Week:

Jeff
1. Ouija
2. Fury
3. Gone Girl
4. John Wick
5. The Book of Life

Art
1. Ouija
2. John Wick
3. Fury
4. Gone Girl
5. The Book of Life

Art’s House
Jeff: Laggies
Art: Force Majeure

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BSP Episode 332: Pit Stop

October 20th, 2014 · Tony · No Comments

Join the gang as they discuss the 2013 film Pit Stop.

  • Directed by Yen Tan
  • Written by David Lowery, Yen Tan
  • Starring Bill Heck, Bailey Bass, Marcus DeAnda, Yesenia Garcia

A long-time listener suggested the BSP crew take a gander at this small, gay romance movie. It’s short and was described as belonging on the Lifetime network. It’s a short, small feature where nobody dies of AIDS (refreshing), and tells the story of Gabe and Ernesto, two men in a gay romance in a small Texas town.

Worth noting:

  • Archon was nice and debaucherous, just the way we like it.
  • Room parties at Archon this year were out of control. Still, we raised upwards of $1500 for breast cancer.
  • There’s still time to donate to Sausagefest. Lots of lovely gifts available.
  • Also, come out to Sasuagefest next year. We had people travel in from as far away as Seattle (hey, that’s me! –writer) and Tampa. It’s guaranteed to be a good time.
  • Vampire’s Codex RPG

Featured in this episode:

  • Tony
  • Darrell

Our lil Stingray… Awww

2014-10-04 00.47.56

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Back Seat Box Office #208

October 18th, 2014 · Jeff Bailey · 2 Comments

Enjoy Art and myself while we experience the effects of sleep deprivation.

Help Support Lilly’s Pediatric Cancer Treatment

Lilly and her family need your help (Brittney’s video)

Last Week’s Results

Cougron – 21
1. Gone Girl
2. Alexander .. Day (-1)
3. Annabelle (-1)
4. Dracula Untold (-2)
5. The Judge

Jeff – 19
1. Gone Girl
2. The Judge (-3)
3. Alexander .. Day
4. Dracula Untold (-2)
5. Annabelle (-1)

Art – 15
1. Dracula Untold (-2)
2. Alexander .. Day (-1)
3. The Judge (-2)
4. Gone Girl (-3)
5. Addicted (-2)

Tad – 11
1. The Judge (-8)
2. Alexander .. Day (-1)
3. Dracula Untold (-1)
4. Gone Girl (-3)
5. Annabelle (-1)

Art’s House
Jeff: St. Vincent – $27,470 (Win)
Art: $0
Father Beast: $0

See BSBO Scoring

Art’s House Standings:
Art 1
Jeff 1
Father Beast 0

The Hosts’ Picks for This Week:

Jeff
1. Fury
2. The Book of Life
3. Gone Girl
4. Alexander … Day
5. The Best of Me

Art
1. The Book of Life
2. Fury
3. Best of Me
4. Gone Girl
5. Dracula Untold

Art’s House
Jeff: Camp X-Ray
Art: The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

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