A Piece of Pie: The Queer Film Podcast
By Brian Rowe and James Connelly
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Welcome to A Piece of Pie: the Queer Film Podcast. Hosts Brian and James review movies both new and old. Podcasts will post bi-weekly.
||ExplicitEpisode 21: Home for the Holidays & Addams Family Values||They're creepy and they're kooky, they're altogether spooky, they're everyone's family! And on this special Thanksgiving episode of A Piece of Pie, we're tackling two very different, but very queer-adjacent families in Jodie Foster's Home for the Ho...||11/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 19 and 20: Zodiac & Insomnia||We're pitting two modern filmmaking masters against each other, David Fincher's "Zodiac" and Christopher Nolan's "Insomnia." We ask the important questions: Who shoots a confrontation better? How long has Christopher Nolan been pining for IMAX scree...||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 18: One Night Stand #3||We wrap up our Halloween horror film coverage with a look at some of our favorite horror tales from the small screen! Max joins us once again as we discuss classic Treehouse of Terror episodes and the unlikely costumes of television characters. We t...||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 17: Halloween (1978/1998/2018)||Continuing our look at horror films in October, Brian and Max went to see the brand new Halloween, starring Jamie Lee Curtis and directed by David Gordon Green, and paired it with two movies! The original 1978 John Carpenter classic and 1998's Hallo...||10/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 16: The Witch & Hereditary||What's more horrifying, a witch in seventeenth century America, or a 21st century family with secrets? Are talking goats scary or funny? Is Toni Collette the greatest actor alive? For the first time ever, hosts Brian and James are joined by both Max...||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 15: Romy and Michele's High School Reunion & Never Been Kissed||We go back to high school with Drew, Lisa and Mira as we revisit two classic 90's comedies, Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion and Never Been Kissed! What do Romy and Michelle have in common with Bart and Lisa? How many bumpits does Jessica Alb...||9/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 14: The Sandlot & A League of Their Own||Our friend Rob joins us for a special baseball themed episode as we cover two classics about America's pastime, The Sandlot & A League of Their Own! Why doesn't Benny 'the Jet' Rodriguez get to tell his own story? Are there any lesbians on the R...||9/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitA Piece of Pie Presents: One Night Stand #2||Our friend Rob joins us for our One Night Stand series! He joins James and Brian as they discuss the Pulitzer Prize winning novel, Less, the box-office hit Crazy Rich Asians, and the unfortunate passing of one of Hollywood's most masc for masc le...||9/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 13: The Happytime Murders & Who Framed Roger Rabbit||Is puppet sex subversive? Is it even remotely funny? Does Kathleen Turner still have the sexiest voice in showbiz? How does this contemporary train wreck hold up to a modern classic? Brian and James answer these questions and more on this week's episod.||8/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 12: Jaws & The Meg||It's giant shark vs giant shark as we dissect Steven Spielberg's classic "Jaws" in, uh, celebration of this week's #1 movie in the box office ,"The Meg." Why isn't Jason Statham versus a shark any fun? Are the guys in Jaws masculinity more threatene...||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 11: One Night Stand #1||Every gay man has a one-night stand at some point and this podcast is no exception! As the name implies, our new feature, "One Night Stands" will be brief and inconsequential flings where we'll talk about whatever's on our minds. This time it was Hu...||8/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 10: Carrie & The Craft||Special guest Roman Harrington brings one of his favorites, Carrie (1974),and we pair it with the, ahem, cult classic The Craft (1996) ! Two tales of female empowerment? Or men channeling their fear of women into the supernatural? Has John Travolta eve.||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 09: Brokeback Mountain & Happy Together||This week we cover two queer classics: Ang Lee's 2005 masterpiece and Academy Award also-ran, "Brokeback Mountain" and Wong Kar-Wai's seminal 1997 Chinese film, "Happy Together." Join us as we discuss repressed homosexuals, violent relationships, ba...||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 08: The Handmaiden & Crimson Peak||We wrap up Pride Month with a look at Chan-wook Park's lesbian drama The Handmaiden and we pair it with Guillermo Del Toro's lush Crimson Peak starring Tom Hiddleston and Jessica Chastain!||7/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 07: Love, Simon & Weekend||We are back! Just in time for Pride Month 2018, we're covering two recent gay-themed films, and asking the important questions: Do high school students really drink coffee? Do they know who Elliot Smith is? And what does Josh Duhamel do between Tran...||6/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBonus Episode 6.5: Avengers: Infinity War Spoilercast!||As we wrap up our MCU coverage enjoy this bonus episode on Avengers: Infinity War! This goes without saying full spoilers ahead!||5/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 06: Gravity & Fearless||Which character in Gravity is also a dog-sledder? When did Jeff Bridges reach peak Jeff Bridges? Why doesn't anyone else know Isabella Rossellini is funny? These answers and more on our special Mother's Day episode! James' Mom's favorite, Fearless a...||5/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 5.5: The Marvel Cinematic Universe, Part 2||Who’s queerer, Hela or Valkyrie? Are Chris Evans and Sebastian Stan showing off their butts in those new posters? Why does Dr. Strange look like Benedict Cumberbatch's Halloween costume? And what does Pitch Perfect 2 have to do with the Guardians of..||4/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 05: The Marvel Cinematic Universe, Part 1||Can you see Jeremy Renner's potato face from behind? Does Joss Whedon even like Thor? Can we cover all these movies in an hour? Join us as we try! With our friend Rob, we take a deep dive into the Marvel Cinematic Universe!||4/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 04: Ready Player One & Minority Report (W/Max Bever)||How many films does it take for Spielberg to get a queer character right? Should Lois Smith cameo in every film? Can we dig our way out from under the weight of too many licensing opportunities? These answers and more on this week's episode of A Piece .||4/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 03: The Badass Ladies of Sci-Fi||In what year did Tom Skeritt reach peak bangability? Can we successfully navigate the problematic mine field of discussing Jodie Foster? What are we most thankful to Jonathan Glazer for? (Hint: it's dicks.) Throw out the Vagisil, because we've got t...||3/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 02: Badlands & True Romance||Can Martin Sheen fill out a pair of Daisy Dukes? Is it appropriate to talk to Quentin Tarantino while high? Can Sissy Spacek stare a hole through another human being? What is it about steamy manholes that Tony Scott finds so irresistible? These burn...||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 01: Oscars 2018||Did Meryl Streep fart her way to an Oscar? Is Timothée Chalamet a secret douche? Is Cher even alive? We’ll answer all these questions and more! Join Brian, James, and Kyle for their inaugural episode as they rave, bitch, and wax philosophical about .||3/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Hurray fro Piece of Pie
The is one of my favroite podcasts. Charming and erudite. I can't wait for the next ep to drop.
Great stuff- refreshing perspective while still discussing film critically. Excited for more!
They really know movies
These guys clearly are steeped in film, film history and the analysis of film. They’ve gotten better every week. I continue to look forward to each podcast.