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Beauty and the Beast, Minute 44: Beast’s Inner Dragon Shows Through

In this episode we talk about minute 44 of Beauty and the Beast:

Alex joins us from Galaxy Quest Minute
Beast and Belle’s relationship in the original story
Discussion on the nature of the Rose and Curse
DRAGON BEAST & secret agent Belle

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Beauty and the Beast, Minute 43: Detorsacapitated

In this episode we talk about minute 43 of Beauty and the Beast:

Belle goes down a creepy hallway
De-torsa-capitated
Janay goes deep on the mirror
Belle explores Beast’s bedroom
We read some of the screen play

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Beauty and the Beast, Minute 42: A Double Dose of Disney

In this episode we talk about minute 42 of Beauty and the Beast:

Ralph from Cake Boss!
We talk cursed statues
More talk about accents!
Beast’s castle is awesome, Belle’s enchanted castle not so much
We get into which objects are people

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Beauty and the Beast, Minute 41: If it’s not Baroque, don’t fix it!

In this episode we talk about minute 41 of Beauty and the Beast:

Jennifer Dasal from the ArtCurious podcast joins us!
We share our love of Cogsworth
Minimalist Rococo is like jumbo shrimp
If it’s not Baroque, don’t fix it!
We talk Flying buttresses

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Beauty and the Beast, Minute 40: Boogermation with Tony Bancroft

In this episode we talk about minute 40 of Beauty and the Beast:

Tony Bancroft joins us to talk about his work on the film and as an animator
Tony explains animating characters with the Unit System vs modern CG methods
Belle’s inconsistencies
David Ogden Stiers and his influence on Cogsworth
Using the CAPS system from Pixar
Anthropomorphization
Tony’s advice for aspiring animators

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Beauty and the Beast, Minute 39: Lighting Is Everything

In this episode we talk about minute 39 of Beauty and the Beast:

Lighting is everything
Servants Objects and Timelines
Death by Jello, Sink Lady, and Whirling Dervishes
We find out why Chip is the favorite and talk movement in animation
Sorry George!
With special guest Matt Georgeson, Professor of Light and Sound.

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Beauty and the Beast, The West Wing Episode: Beast’s Hero’s Journey

In this special episode Sally the Researcher and Carri, from the LDS Dating podcast, talk about Beast as he goes through “the Hero’s Journey”

The Smithsonian Documentary about The Real Beauty and the Beast
The Hero’s Journey by Christopher Vogler
The Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Cambell, a Wikipedia Summary

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Beauty and the Beast, Minute 38: A Culinary Cabaret!

In this episode we talk about minute 38 of Beauty and the Beast:

We continue with the song “Be Our Guest”
Menu items
How did Cogsworth survive being baked?
How long as the staff been practicing this performance?

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Beauty and the Beast, Minute 37: Be Our Guest!

In this episode we talk about minute 37 of Beauty and the Beast:

We talk Jerry Orbach and Be Our Guest
A brief history of head chopping
Accordions VS Harps
The Chair with the Napkin in the Dining Room
Food explained

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Beauty and the Beast, Minute 36: Accents, Errors, and Gag Orders

In this episode we talk about minute 36 of Beauty and the Beast:

We meet the stove and speculate about his accent
Feelings on movie accents
Small continuity errors
The gag order on talking about the spell
Belle interacts with Lumiere and Cogsworth

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The NeverEnding Story, Minute 059: Bashing Bastian

In this episode we talk about minute 59 of The NeverEnding Story:

Things have gone too far: Thomas’s favorite song is being distorted, books are being thrown about in front of Tierney, and the snow is SO FAKE.
But at least we can all agree that Atreyu seeing Bastian in the mirror as his “true self” gives us a lot to talk about.
Rick and Julia travel one more time from the baking sun of Australia to the snowy tundra of Fantastia to debate the lessons of this movie.

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The NeverEnding Story, Minute 058: In Soviet Fantasia, Mirror Find You

In this episode we talk about minute 1 of The NeverEnding Story:

Rick and Julia of Mad Max Minute are back to watch Atreyu discover the Mirror Gate, talk about the trouble with navigating Fantasia, and witness Tierney dropping some book knowledge that blows Thomas’s mind.
We also create one of our darkest theories yet for where this sudden blizzard came from.

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The NeverEnding Story, Minute 057: Falkor’s Flu Shot

In this episode we talk about minute 57 of The NeverEnding Story:

Engywook reports that Atreyu’s continuing on his quest while Falkor receives a shot from Dr. Urgl.
There’s something to make everyone uncomfortable: juicy vitamins, debating how many puppeteers died at the hands of this giant needle, and the mere mention of magical eczema scales.
Rick and Julia Ingram are back this minute to help us understand luckdragon medical care and wonder what we’re going to see at the second gate.

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The NeverEnding Story, Minute 056: Welcome to Laser Town

In this episode we talk about minute 56 of The NeverEnding Story:

Julia and Rick of Mad Max Minute are back to watch Atreyu attempt to pass the sphinx gate.
Wolfgang Peterson “does his zoom in thing”, everyone is sweating buckets, and we all learn that “be confident” equals “run really fast”. Speaking of buckets… hang on Engywook, you’re going for a ride!

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The NeverEnding Story, Minute 055: How Green Screen Was My Valley

In this episode we talk about minute 55 of The NeverEnding Story:

It’s a new week with new guests but the same reactions to these sphinx statues.
Thomas and Tierney welcome Rick and Julia of www.madmaxminute.com to continue the debate of how one gets through this gate and to discuss what Tierney considers the absolutely most terrifying, worst, scariest bit of this whole movie!

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The NeverEnding Story, Minute 054: How Many Miles Must Atreyu Walk Down Before He’s Gone 109?

In this episode we talk about minute 54 of The NeverEnding Story:

Donnie of MGT podcast joins us one more time to talk about his NeverEnding Story story.
Engywook uses his telescope to watch Atreyu walk toward the Sphinx Gate while the hosts analyze the lighting and special effects and, er, more artistic aspects of the statues.

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The NeverEnding Story, Minute 053: Talking Death with Donnie

In this episode we talk about minute 53 of The NeverEnding Story:

The black knight does not make it through the gate and we do not make it through this minute without plenty of controversy.
Did the horse get away? Where does one get a lance like that? Is this Star Wars or not? Does Engywook have a heart? And did this whole minute set Atreyu up to fail?

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The NeverEnding Story, Minute 052: Compensational Lance

In this episode we talk about minute 52 of The NeverEnding Story:

Thomas and Tierney are joined again by Donnie of the MGT podcast and we have a lot of fun coming up with backgrounds for both this black knight approaching the Sphinx Gate and for Engywook.
As Donnie points out, this is a heavy minute if you question his entire hobby of studying the Southern Oracle.

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The NeverEnding Story, Minute 051: The Prop We All Want

In this episode we talk about minute 51 of The NeverEnding Story:

Brilliance abounds as Thomas, Tierney and Donnie talk about the observatory set and the telescope (which definitely doesn’t work but we still all want one).
Engywook totally admits that he’s just using Atreyu for his research but also gives us some great exposition about how this is only the first gate–which you could probaby get around pretty easily if the whole point of the quest weren’t obviously to go through.

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The NeverEnding Story, Minute 050: You call him Dr. Engywook DOLL!

In this episode we talk about minute 50 of The NeverEnding Story:

Hang on Engywook, you’re going for a ride!
Donnie Carr of the More Gooder Than podcast joins us for some beautiful alliteration, an Urgl-powered winch, and some dubious academic credentials.

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LD Baby

http://cast.rocks/hosting/7711/LDBaby.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download We had a baby! Hooray! So we haven’t had time to record and publish new episodes, Sorry! Be sure to send us your dating questions and we will answer them as soon as we’re back!...
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LDS Dating 031: Less-Active Fiancée?

http://cast.rocks/hosting/7711/LD031.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWe discuss the situation of being in a serious relationship with someone who is less active and does not want to be involved with the...
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LDS Dating 030: Friend Zone

http://cast.rocks/hosting/7711/LD030.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadStuck in friend zone limbo. When he’s wanting to date, I’m unavailable. When I’m wanting to date, he’s unavailable. It’s been years! We have always just been friends. How do we finally...
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LDS Dating 029: Date Escape Plans and Worst Case Scenarios

http://cast.rocks/hosting/7711/LD029.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this very serious episode we start off talking about basic dating safety and having a plan of escape if you are having an unpleasant date. From there we go into the heavy topic of worst...
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LDS Dating 028: The Grass is Always Greener…or is it?

http://cast.rocks/hosting/7711/LD028.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadAre you ready to commit and stay committed? Or should you break things off and enjoy getting to know other people? “I have a boyfriend, but someone else asked me out and I want to say...
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LDS Dating 027: What can you do to not feel nervous about a date?

http://cast.rocks/hosting/7711/LD027.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWhat can you do to not feel nervous about a...
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LDS Dating 026: Ditching a dating commitment for a more interesting date

http://cast.rocks/hosting/7711/LD026.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadToday we talk about what to do if you’ve already said “yes” to a date and then a more appealing alternative presents...
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LDS Dating 025: “I don’t know how to love”

http://cast.rocks/hosting/7711/LD025.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadToday we answer the question: The person I’m dating says “I don’t know how to love” What do I do? As well as some exciting news about new...
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LDS Dating 024: Why is the Law of Chastity SO important?

http://cast.rocks/hosting/7711/LD024.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWe go a little deep this week to try an answer the question “Why is the Law of Chastity SO...
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LDS Dating 023: Announcement

http://cast.rocks/hosting/7711/LD023.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe LDS Dating podcast is all about YOU and your dating questions! We really need you to send in questions you have around dating so that we can keep making episodes that have value for you!...
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PP 009: Spider-Man: Homecoming

We discuss and review “Spider-Man: Homecoming”

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PP 008: Walt Disney World – Part 2

This is a long one! We talk about the individual rides at WDW from the Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, and Hollywood Studios.

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Popcorn and Pickles 007: True Lies

http://cast.rocks/hosting/7711/PP007.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download We discuss and review the 1994 movie “True Lies”. facebook...
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PP 006: The Boss Baby

http://cast.rocks/hosting/7711/PP006.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download We discuss and review the movie “The Boss Baby” along with our 3 special guests. facebook...
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PP 005: Saving Mr. Banks

http://cast.rocks/hosting/7711/PP005.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download We discuss and review the movie “Saving Mr. Banks” facebook...
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PP 004: Walt Disney World – Part 1

http://cast.rocks/hosting/7711/PP004.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download This is about our recent trip to WDW. We discuss logistics of the trip, thoughts about each park, disability challenges, magicbands, “magic moments”, and more! facebook...
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PP 003: The Fate of the Furious

http://cast.rocks/hosting/7711/PP003.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWe discuss and review “The Fate of the Furious” Popcorn &...
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PP 002: Beauty and the Beast 2017

http://cast.rocks/hosting/7711/PP-002.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWe discuss and review the 2017 movie “Beauty and the...
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PP 001: Kong: Skull Island

http://cast.rocks/hosting/7711/PP-001.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWe discuss and review the movie “Kong: Skull...
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PP 000 Pilot

http://cast.rocks/hosting/7711/PP-000-Pilot.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadJohn and Lety sit down to review movies they have watched together, old and new. Or just to talk about recent experiences they have...
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