Lieography - A Podcast About Movies Based on True Stories
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Join your hosts Joanna, Ace, and John as we discuss and debunk movies based on true stories. If you've always wanted to know how movies compare with real history while listening to a group of foul-mouthed nerds, then this is the podcast for you! Logo: Evan Vogel
||ExplicitCoco Before Chanel - Nazis Ruin Everything||Hello again, dear listeners! This episode we bring you the 2009 French film Coco Before Chanel, directed by Anne Fontaine and starring Audrey Tautou, Benoît Poelvoorde, and Alessandro Nivola. We hope you enjoy! Sources: Extraordinary...||10/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPaterno - The Worst Movie to be Watching at the Worst Time||Hello there, dear listeners! Apologies once again for another unplanned hiatus! We are back with another new episode, this time all about the 2018 HBO original biopic Paterno, starring Al Pacino and directed by HBO biopic staple, Barry Levinson....||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCool Runnings - Bobsledding is Hella Dangerous||Hello again, dear listeners! This episode we bring you a discussion of the 1993 Disney sports movie Cool Runnings, directed by John Turteltaub and starring John Candy, Leon, and Doug E. Doug, in which we learn just how close to the truth this...||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHarry & Meghan: A Royal Romance - No One Said It DIDN'T Happen, The Movie||Hello again, dear listeners! We're back and on schedule, and are excited to bring you a very special episode in celebration of the recent royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, all about the 2018 Lifetime original move, Harry &...||5/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitApollo 13 - Don't You Spacesplain To Me||Hello again, dear listeners, and sorry about the impromptu hiatus between our last episode and this one! Life just keeps getting in the way in 2018, but we're hoping to get back to regular posting real soon, so thank you for bearing with us! This...||5/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhat's Love Got To Do With It - This Is Some Matilda Sh*t||Hello again, dear listeners! We apologize for the delay getting this episode out, 2018 is proving to be a busy year for us here at Lieography! But we are finally back with a discussion of the 1993 film What's Love Got To Do With It, directed by...||3/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitA Futile and Stupid Gesture - Pickled Comedians||Hello again, dear listeners! In this episode, we discuss our first film released in 2018, the Netflix original A Futile and Stupid Gesture, directed by David Wain and starring Will Forte, Joel McHale, Domhnall Gleeson, and many others! We hope...||3/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitI, Tonya - In Conclusion, Crime Doesn't Pay||Hello again, dear listeners! Just in time for the Olympics, join us for a discussion of the 2017 Craig Gillespie film I, Tonya, starring Margot Robbie, Allison Janney, and Sebastian Stan! We really enjoyed this movie and hope you did too, and...||2/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Post - Wanna Help Dad Commit Treason?||Hello dear listeners, and apologies for the extended delay/impromptu mini hiatus! But we're back with an all new episode about the 2017 Steven Spielberg film The Post, starring Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, and a bunch of other recognizable faces! We...||2/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitClassic - All The President's Men - Still A Totally Not Relevant Film||Hello there, dear listeners! Your illustrious hosts have unfortunately had a bit of a busy January that led us to have some difficulty getting in the same room to record our latest episode on The Post, but fear not! In the mean time, we're...||1/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMolly's Game - We Need To Talk About The Shufflematic||Hello again, dear listeners! This episode, we bring you a discussion of the recent 2017 film Molly's Game, written and directed by Aaron Sorkin and starring Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera, and many more! We were lucky...||1/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Man Who Invented Christmas - Dickens, The Spielberg Of His Time||Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, dear listeners! This episode we bring you a discussion of the recent 2017 film The Man Who Invented Christmas, directed by Bharat Nalluri and starring Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer, Jonathan Pryce, and many...||12/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitOscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer - Star Wars Names Galore!||Hello again, dear listeners! This episode, we bring you a discussion of ridiculous 2017 Lifetime biopic Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer. We're going back to our roots with a crazy Lifetime biopic, but fear not! We will be returning to more...||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitProfessor Marston And The Wonder Women - The Kinkiest Episode We've Ever Done||Hello again, dear listeners! This episode, we discuss the recently released 2017 film Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, directed by Angela Robinson and starring Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, and Bella Heathcote! It's definitely the kinkiest...||11/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMarshall - Thurgood Is A BAMF||Hello again, dear listeners! This episode, we bring you a discussion of the recently released film Marshall, directed by Reginald Hudlin and starring Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Sterling K. Brown, Kate Hudson, and Dan Stevens, who seems to have...||11/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Conjuring - Who Names Their Kid Bathsheba?!||Happy Halloween, dear listeners! This episode, we bring you an extra-spoooooky discussion of the 2013 James Wan-directed horror film, The Conjuring! (It's not actually all that spooky if you, like Joanna, are not a fan of horror movies.) We hope...||10/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBattle of the Sexes - In Conclusion, Billie Jean King Is The Best||Hello again, dear listeners! This episode, we bring you a discussion of the recently-released film Battle of the Sexes, directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, starring Emma Stone and Steve Carell, and chronicling the historic 1973 tennis...||10/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAmelia - It Sits There And Congeals||Hello again, dear listeners! This time we bring you a discussion we hope is enjoyable and interesting about a movie we didn't find to be either of those things, 2009's Mira Nair-directed Amelia. Even if the movie didn't include the most...||10/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEd Wood - Uncanny Depp Valley||Hello again, dear listeners! Join us this episode for a discussion of the 1994 Tim Burton biopic Ed Wood! We hope you enjoy! Sources: Ed Wood: Look Back in Angora (1994) Ted Newson directed documentary ...||9/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLion - Dev Patel's Beautiful Mane||Hello again, dear listeners! This episode we bring you a (slightly belated) discussion of the 2016 Garth Davis-directed, Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman-starring film Lion, AKA (as coined by Ace) I Need An Adult: The Movie. We hope you enjoy! ...||9/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDetroit - Our First Film To Make Joanna Cry||Hello again, dear listeners! In this episode, we bring you a discussion of the not-super-fun-to-watch-but-important-anyway 2017 Kathryn Bigelow film, Detroit. Our discussion, on the other hand, is, we hope, pretty super fun to listen to! We hope...||8/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAll The President's Men - A Totally NOT Relevant Film||Hello again, dear listeners! Join us again as we discuss the 1976 Alan J. Pakula film All The President's Men, about intrepid journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein and their quest to uncover the truth about the Watergate story that...||8/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitFrida - Alfred Molina Is An Ethnic Grab-Bag||Hello again, dear listeners! This episode we bring you a discussion of the 2002 film Frida, directed by Julie Taymor and starring Salma Hayek and Alfred Molina. We hope you enjoy! Sources: ...||7/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1776 - The Violin Is Not The Sexiest Instrument||Hello again, dear listeners! We bring you a very special episode this time in celebration of Independence Day, discussing the 1972 musical film 1776, with guest co-host Irina! We hope you enjoy! Sources: ...||7/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Wizard of Lies - An Ambien-Fueled Acid Dream||Hello again, dear listeners! This episode we bring you a discussion of the 2017 Barry Levinson-directed HBO film The Wizard of Lies, about the infamous Wall Street Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff. It's a doozy of a story, complete with a...||6/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitQueen of Katwe - Chess Is Not A Spectator Sport||Hello again, dear listeners! This episode we bring you a discussion of the 2016 Mira Nair Disney film Queen of Katwe, about the young Ugandan chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi. We hope you enjoy! Sources:...||6/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Lost City of Z - Puggy and Cheeky, The Forerunners to Modern Hippies||Hello again, dear listeners! This episode we discuss the recently-released 2017 James Gray film The Lost City of Z, about English explorer Percival Fawcett's many expeditions to try to find a hidden city in the Amazon Rainforest. We hope you...||5/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - Oprah Deserves All The Awards||Hello again, dear listeners! In this episode, we talk all about the 2017 HBO original film The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. We hope you enjoy! Sources: ...||5/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRemember the Titans - A Heaping Pile of Lies||Hello again, dear listeners! This episode, we discuss the very very very loosely based on a true story 2000 Disney sports movie Remember the Titans. We hope you enjoy us debunking all of its lies! Sources: ...||4/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBig Eyes - Known for: Plagiarism||Hello again, dear listeners! This episode we bring you a discussion of the 2014 Tim Burton film Big Eyes. We hope you enjoy! Sources: http://www.boweryboyshistory.com/2014/11/robert-moses-rejected-this-terrifying.html ...||4/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAmadeus - When Did YOU Write YOUR First Concerto?||Hello again, dear listeners! Sorry for the slight delay in getting you this episode, but we hope it will be worth the wait to hear us discuss the Oscar-winning 1984 Milos Forman film Amadeus! We enjoyed talking about it, so we hope you enjoy...||4/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitChaplin - Suddenly a Wild Nazi Appeared||Hello again, dear listeners! This episode we present to you the 1992 Richard Attenborough classic film Chaplin, about the life and times of the legendary Charlie Chaplin. We hope you enjoy! Sources: "Charlie Chaplin." Biography. A&E. 10...||3/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSully - A Big Well-Lit Bowl Of Raisin Bran||Hello again, dear listeners! This week we're covering the 2016 Clint Eastwood film Sully, and talk about that...and a bunch of other things too! We hope you enjoy!...||3/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHidden Figures - John Glenn is Strangely Aroused||Hello again, dear listeners! The Oscars are coming up, so we decided to cover another of this year's contenders, Hidden Figures. We hope you enjoy!...||2/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLoving - Where's Josh Malina?||Join us for a new episode in which we discuss the recently released historical drama Loving. We hope you enjoy! Sources: http://www.hbo.com/documentaries/the-loving-story https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loving_v._Virginia...||2/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAll The Way - There's No Monopoly On Stinky Feet||In light of the recent depressing inauguration, we decided to focus on an unfortunately timely political film, the 2016 HBO movie All The Way. We hope you enjoy! Source: American Experience: LBJ. Dir. David Grubin. PBS,...||1/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Imitation Game - Don't Send Us Enigma Messages||Just in time for the release of Sherlock season 4, join us for a new episode in which we discuss the 2014 film The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as "gay computer Sherlock" (in the words of one of your illustrious co-hosts)....||1/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Christmas Choir - Hallmark Christmas Movie Tropes Galore!||Happy Holidays, dear listeners! In honor of the various holidays currently occurring, we decided to dig in to the classic 2008 Hallmark movie The Christmas Choir (Inspired by a True Story)! Enjoy! ...||12/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWalt Before Mickey - Exactly What You Would Expect||In honor of Walt Disney's birthday on December 5th, join us to learn all about the trials and tribulations of the animator's early life in Walt Before Mickey! Music: www.bensound.com||12/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPocahontas - Her Hair Is On Fleek||In celebration of Thanksgiving, we discuss the 1995 Disney animated film, Pocahontas. Join us to find out how extreme the historical liberties taken by the filmmakers actually were! (Hint: very) Music: www.bensound.com||11/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMagic Beyond Words - JK Rowling Was Never A Bag Lady||In our inaugural episode, we discuss the unauthorized Lifetime biopic Magic Beyond Words: The JK Rowling Story. Ever wondered if goblins really work in welfare or if JK Rowling actually called someone "a Weasley guy"? Tune in to find out the...||11/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIntroducing Lieography!||Welcome to the brand new podcast Lieography! Our first episode drops November 13th, so please subscribe and join us! Music: www.bensound.com||11/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Required listening for movie buffs
This podcast is fun, informative, and entertaining. There are so many films out there claiming to be historical, and these guys really dig into the filmmakers' creative liberties! Also, John is hilarious.
To the creators: the film clips are mixed too low, usually, so I have to crank up the volume, then I get blasted by your voices when they're finished. A minor thing, but it's there.
If you're a movie buff and want to dig deeper into the real story of some of your favorite movies, this is required listening!
Impeccable research and fantastic chemistry!
Favorite Film/History Podcast!
Love this podcast! Great analysis of films from a historic perspective! I can't wait to hear what films they choose next. Highly recommend for those interested in film criticism or history told through the media.