Needless Things Podcast 270 – The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Needless Commentary

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Part of an ongoing series – the Needless Things Irregulars gather in the Phantom Zone to provide their own unique commentary on classic genre films!

What better way to kick off another Needless Summer than with a trip to the ocean with Steve Zissou?

This month’s Commentary was chosen by Ryan Cadaver, but is mutually adored throughout the team. Bill Murray leads one of the most remarkable casts ever assembled in what might be Wes Anderson’s most mainstream and watchable film. While the trademark unique, quirky style is present in abundance, The Life Aquatic’s narrative is fast-paced and perhaps more of a standard cinematic storytelling experience than any other Anderson film.

Listen in as Dave, Arian, Ryan, and Nicole raid the Hennessey Sea Lab for this month’s Needless Commentary!

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Needless Things Minicast Episode 5 – Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Demo Review w/ Phantom, Jr.

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Dave is joined by his son, Phantom, Jr., for a review of the Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 demo!

After a trek to Best Buy to try out the newest Marvel video game, Dave and his son share their thoughts on this all-new minicast!

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Needless Things Podcast 269 – Toon Time with Bobby Nash

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Award-winning author and friend of the show Bobby Nash drops by to talk ‘toons!

From the golden age of Saturday mornings and weekday afternoons to the modern era of on-demand animated delight, cartoons have come a very long way! The last four decades have seen amazing changes in animation. Movies, television, and now the internet have proven to be fertile ground for the medium to evolve.
Listen in as Dave and Bobby talk about Tom & Jerry, The Simpsons, and everything in-between on the newest episode of the Needless Things Podcast!

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PLUS! Find out who won a digital copy of Award-Winning Bobby Nash’s The Snow Series 1, Vol. 1!
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Needless Things Podcast 268 – The Dan Kozuh Interview

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On this week’s episode Dave talks to writer Dan Kozuh!

Dan Kozuh is a recent transplant to Atlanta who has written screenplays and numerous articles for The Hard Times. His new novel, Lingeria: Book One of One is currently available on Amazon in both digital and print editions.
Listen in as Dave and Dan talk movies, writing, and humor on the newest episode of the Needless Things Podcast!
PLUS! Find out how to win a digital copy of Award-Winning Bobby Nash’s The Snow Series 1, Vol. 1!
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Needless Things Podcast 267 – Phantom Music – The Cassette Era

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On this episode of the Needless Things Podcast your host Dave talks about the history of music in his life. This will be an ongoing series, with each installment focusing on a specific era or medium of music.

In the first part of the Phantom Music series Dave talks about the beginnings of his passion for music. Family road trips with oldies soundtracks and records of Michael Jackson and the Muppets laid the foundation for a lifelong love of music. MTV and the proliferation of cassette tapes changed not only how people listened to music, but where and when.
Listen in as Dave reflects on his first decade of being a music fan – the cassette era!
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Featuring “Psycho Beach Party” by The KBK

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Needless Things Podcast 266 – The Joy of Joe Live from Dragon Con 2018

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Recorded LIVE at Dragon Con 2018 for the American Sci-Fi Classics Track!

Listen in as some of the contributors to The Joy of Joe – a book celebrating GI Joe fandom – share their memories of America’s movable fighting man with a capacity live audience at the greatest con around! Featured panelists include Jim Beard, James Palmer, Award-Winning Bobby Nash, Michael D. French, Andrew E.C. Gaska, and of course our own Dave West.
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Needless Things Podcast 265 – Live from Brownton Abbey

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Dave talks to Mr. Beau Brown about (performance) life, (masters of) the universe, and everything (including a Target trip and spiteful toy buying)! Plus – hear about Dave’s shameful and guilty Dragon Con secret!

Check out the Atlanta Fringe Festival where Beau and Dave, along with Beau’s fellow Sci-Fi Janitor Matt Nitchie will be performing the final fifth of The Princess Bride using puppetry and live action tomfoolery!
Here’s the Facebook event – get your tickets now!
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