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Friday
Nov242017

Ep277: Permanent Vacation

Today, the Kicking the Seat Podcast celebrates Black Friday with some black magic! Yes, Ian welcomes back Aaron Christensen of Horror 101 with Dr. A.C. to talk about Wes Craven's 1978 TV thriller, Summer of Fear, out now from Doppelganger Releasing!

How does this safe-for-general-consumption story of a witch moving in with an unsuspecting suburban family stack up to the director's previous hardcore-horror work, and the iconic films he would create in the ensuing decades? Is Linda Blair actually a not-so-great actress? And how many times can Ian get a character's name wrong in one introduction?

Listen in and find out. Plus, Ian reminds you about the perfect way to spend this holiday weekend: with the Tragedy Girls!

Episode 277 is under the spell of bad 70s hair!

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Wednesday
Nov222017

Ep276: Late Screening: I've Been with Del Griffith!

Today, the Kicking the Seat Podcast and ColeTries.com give thanks for Late Screening! Ian, Cole, and Erin Maturo recently watched John Hughes' Planes, Trains and Automobiles, and fans of the 1987 holiday classic may be surprised by the gang's reaction!

How does a cross-country road trip movie hold up in the age of ubiquitous information and convenience? Is Steve Martin an overrated comedic performer? And what's up with cats writing blog posts?

Listen in, and find out!

Episode 276 is messing with the wrong guy!

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Monday
Nov202017

Ep275: The Triumph of TRAGEDY (and CRAIG ROBINSON!)

Today, the Kicking the Seat Podcast and Keeping it Reel's David Fowlie get schooled in the ways of modern slasher-dom with a look at Tyler MacIntyre's deep, dark horror/comedy, Tragedy Girls! The guys unpack the kills, crack-ups, and commentary of this brilliant indie about two high-schoolers whose social media empire hinges on their investigation of a murderous local psychopath. In the mother of all twists, the girls' incessant blogging and Tweeting turns out to be a devious cover for their own grisly exploits!

And because this is a special "Diamond" episode (meaning there's a "75" in the show number--woo-hoo!), you'll hear some thoughts on Tragedy Girls from one of its stars: the hilarious Craig Robinson! Listen in to hear what the Office alum wants to do next, and to find out why Ian had to use the "Bleep" button for the first time in KtS Podcast history!

Episode 275 would love if you "liked" it!

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Friday
Nov172017

Ep274: Dry for Wet

Today, the Kicking the Seat Podcast gets the gang back together as Keeping it Reel's David Fowlie and Don Shanahan of Every Movie Has a Lesson help Ian save the moviegoing public from Justice League!

Okay, the movie's not that bad, but therein lies the problem. The guys break down the multitude of mediocrities plaguing Zack "Whedon" Snyder's repetitive superhero team-up flick, and discuss whether or not comic book movies (at least the DC brand of them) are dead.

Also, Ian talks a bit about the Justice League soundtrack, now available from Water Tower Music.

Episode 274 says, "Make mine Marvel!"

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Wednesday
Nov152017

Ep273: Late Screening: GRADUATE Degrees

Today, the Kicking the Seat Podcast and ColeTries.com return with another edition of Late Screening! Last week, Ian, Cole, and Erin Maturo watched The Graduate, which had somehow escaped their collective attention for half a century!

Ian and Cole sat down to discuss Mike Nichols' seminal dark comedy about a recent college graduate (Dustin Hoffman) who must balance a relationship with the girl next door (Katharine Ross), an affair with her mother (Anne Bancroft), and an uncertain future. How does the film hold up? Is it as relevant to Millennials as it was to 1960's youth? And how much Simon & Garfunkel is too much Simon & Garfunkel?

The answer to these questions and more await in a conversation that's anything but plastic.

Episode 273 is, in fact, trying to seduce you!

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