Every once in a while, fates align themselves in a way that suggests a particular podcast episode isn’t meant to happen.

These moments arrive for all sorts of reasons, both avoidable and unavoidable, but they all seem to scream that I should just fold my hand and cash out. Of course, when the podcasting gods send me such signs, I tend to get all the more defiant and make the episode happen anyway. See, it’s these plans – the ones perilously close to going awry – that often garner the best results. In many ways, that was the case again yesterday.

For one wonderful hour, my voice held together better than it has in days. In that hour I had the chance to share a drink and some laughs with a good friend here in town and record some lacking in polish, but dripping with energy.

So there were a few sacrifices that needed to be made on the path to this entry, but for my money it still delivers.

Here’s what’s in store in episode seventy…

58 minutes

Up for Discussion

1. Introduction
2. KNOW YOUR ENEMY– Q& A with this week’s guest Danielle D’Ornellas from (3:04)
3. COME TALK TO ME – Fielding some listener feedback on what movies freak people out (15:55)
4. THE NEW SLANG – Review and reaction of SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS (25:22)
5. THE OTHER SIDE pt 1 – Danielle and I double-down on ADAPTATION and IN BRUGES  (42:58)

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