MULTIMEDIOCRITY: The Broadcast!
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Brought to you by State-Lines.com, “MULTIMEDIOCRITY: The Broadcast!” is a show about everything, something, and occasionally, nothing at all! Hosts Shawn Talley and Matthew Hevey share their unique perspectives on current events and all things pop culture -- including, but not limited to movies, music, television, comic books, sports, and politics. New episodes release every other Monday, exclusively on the State-Lines Network!
||CleanAnt-Man's Got Nards||Talley and Doofin areSORRY TO BOTHER YOU, but on this installment of 'MULTIMEDIOCRITY: The Broadcast!', the gents discuss some films currently in theaters, includingANT-MAN AND THE WASPandJURASSIC WORLD: Fallen Kingdom; the masterpiece-iness of some m||7/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Frequent Their Misunderstandings||On this installment ofMULTIMEDIOCRITY: The Broadcast!, Doofin and Talley are... well, frustrated -- at the world, at their fellow man, at the current administration. The usual attempt to dive right into pop culture topics is eschewed for a step onto th||6/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSolo, and Thanks for Phoebe Cates||On this installment ofMULTIMEDIOCRITY: The Broadcast!, Talley and Doofin are talkingSOLO: A Star Wars Story-- the movie's highs and lows, its canonizing connections to the Expanded Universe, and the franchise's ever-worsening fandom (((there are minor S||6/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInfinity Stones in the Stream||After a few weeks away,MULTIMEDIOCRITY: The Broadcast!is back! On this brisk episode, Doofin and Talley take to the microphones to discuss, in spoilery detail,AVENGERS: Infinity War! They talk about the audience reactions at their respective theaters, s||5/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReady Player Won||On this installment of'MULTIMEDIOCRITY: The Broadcast!,'Talley and Doofin (who's doped up and down a finger) discuss the mostly good nostalgic escapism that is Steven Spielberg's big screen adaptation of Ernest Cline'sREADY PLAYER ONE, as well as the gr||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGetting Woke with Dad Jokes||"DO NOT CONGRATULATE" Doofin and Talley on this goofier-than-usual installment of'MULTIMEDIOCRITY: The Broadcast!'On the program this week, the guys fondly remember being Toys "R" Us kids, Eddie Murphy's R-rated films, and a pre-puffy Vince Vaughn. They||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWakanda: Dawn. Guns: Drawn.||This scattershot installment of‘MULTIMEDIOCRITY: The Broadcast!’picks up mid-conversation, and sees your trusty co-hosts run the gamut of pop culture, covering topics likeHamilton, the musical and the man; the Parkland, Florida shooting and its ongo||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDelroy Lin-Dos & Don'ts with Chud & the Beast||Atop their respective stacks of moving boxes, Doofin and Talley return with an installment of 'MULTIMEDIOCRITY'that is heavy on reggaeton air horn drops and Delroy Lindo name drops. Running on fumes, the punchy gents discuss their highs and lows at bar||2/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOur Favorite Stuff from 2017||On this week's installment of'MULTIMEDIOCRITY: The Broadcast!', Doofin and Talley are joined by a mutual friend who gets name-dropped on the show almost as often as'The Lord of the Rings', the giant breaded chicken wing himself, Cameron Burns! Cammo and||1/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLast Jedi, I Gave You My Heart||On this week's episode of"MULTIMEDIOCRITY: The Broadcast!", Doofin and Talley run through some television goodness, likeStranger Things 2andMad About You, and some television badness, like the many swing-and-miss attempts at live television musicals.'Th||12/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanI've Seen Fires and I've Seen Tears in Rain||“I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Mountains on fire off the shoulder of Los Angeles. I watched C-yoU Next Tuesdays campaign with no shame for an Alabama snake. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.”Thi||12/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFor Those About To Ragnarok||On this installment ofMULTIMEDIOCRITY: The Broadcast!, Doofin takes back his co-host chair, but is magnanimous and gives way for State-Lines’ own Daniel Cura to join the program once again. They and Talley can’t help but begin with the litany of new||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKilling Napkins and Saving the DCEU||On this installment ofMULTIMEDIOCRITY: The Broadcast!,Talley braves the rocky podcast waters with a fill-in first mate. Don't worry; the Doofin isn't going anywhere. A series of miscommunications on all fronts led Shawn to doing an impromptu episode wit||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSad Songs, Sad Men, and Sad Cheese||On this week's installment ofMULTIMEDIOCRITY: The Broadcast!, your trusty hosts swoon over some melancholy music before Shawn's wifi drops out, wherein hilarity does not ensue. Once they regroup, the guys fall into the familiar pits of "separating the a||10/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Treacherous Path of Reasonable||Only a few days removed from the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, Talley and Doofin don't have all the answers, but lament so many shutting down even asking questions pertaining to possible prevention of future massacres. Choosing the||10/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAll Your Hot Takes Float Down Here||On this installment ofMULTIMEDIOCRITY: The Broadcast!, Doofin and Talley discuss the fallout from Hurricane Irma, the impending Hurricane Maria, and the perfect storm of name calling and word salad that is Hurricane Trump. Trying not to fall into the b||9/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFiery Mountains and Rocky Waters||Hosts Shawn Talley and Matthew Hevey come to you this week from a world that's equal parts flooding and on fire. The former survived the city of Los Angeles' largest recorded blaze (not that he was ever that close to it), while the latter recorded this||9/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTake Me To The Pilate||On this installment of MULTIMEDIOCRITY: The Broadcast, Talley & Doofin discussGame of Thronesseason seven's sixth episode: the divisive, timeline-fudging "Beyond the Wall" and it's major fallout (RIP Visy... well, sort of). The guys also touch on the st||8/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGetting Azor Ahai on Kickain||On this week's episode of MULTIMEDIOCRITY, Doofin and Talley fawn over the first half ofGame of Thrones' exhilarating seventh season, and look forward to what prophecies have yet to be fulfilled... and by whom. Their freeform conversation takes them eve||8/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIn Praise of Dunkirk and Damn Dirty Apes||"Apes. Together. Strong." On this installment of MULTIMEDIOCRITY: The Broadcast!, Talley and Doofin are joined by film critic and film lover Blake Stubbs to discuss, dissect, and dispute the masterpieceyness of two of this month's most evocative the||7/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Spider-Sort of Homecoming||[featuring Shane Domrongchai]On this installment of MULTIMEDIOCRITY, Doofin and Talley deep dive into the latest entry to Marvel’s shared cinematic universe,SPIDER-MAN: Homecoming. They gush over the great many things the picture got right, look back||7/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMulticultural Misappropriations||On this eighth installment of"MULTIMEDIOCRITY: The Broadcast!", Talley and Doofin continue their never-ending quest to find the mythical middle ground on topics like politics, outrage culture, and cultural appropriation. The guys apologize for several||7/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Green Flash Rises||Hosts Doofin and Talley return to discuss (the previous week’s episode of)'Silicon Valley'and its lead actor, complement millennials’ choice of toast toppings, and strap on their nostalgia goggles to defend a few lesser '80s movies. From Josh Hart||6/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWonder Wo--Wo--Whoa, What Happened?||Talley and Doofin hit a technical snag recording this week's episode of"MULTIMEDIOCRITY: The Broadcast!"and, unfortunately, lost a good chunk of the show. That's the bad news. The good news is that the last leg of it was salvaged, and is here for your||6/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMuch a DOOFIN About Nothing||On this installment of"MULTIMEDIOCRITY: The Broadcast!", Shawn welcomes awesome gent Matthew Hevey (a.k.a. "The Doofin") into the State Lines fold as a regular co-host of the program. They run the gamut of topics: from strong women to cowardly men; f||6/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat's So Civil About War Anyway?||On this installment of"MULTIMEDIOCRITY: The Broadcast!", host Shawn Talley, back from a sticky sojourn in the Bayou, shares his thoughts on some comic book movies, comic book TV shows, and comic book continuity… or their lack thereof. Listen to him g||6/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMy 15 Favorite Films from 2015||On this week’s episode of "MULTIMEDIOCRITY: The Broadcast!", host Shawn Talley counts down his fifteen favorite films from 2015, and surprisingly, theEntouragemovie is nowhere to be found.Terminator: Genisysdidn’t make the cut either, but there is||1/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLet's Begin Again||It’s the return of the show that barely began,“MULTIMEDIOCRITY: The Broadcast!”After a few months away tending to a newborn, host Shawn Talley is back… (*in our best trailer guy voice*)and this time, it’s personal!He’s joined on this first f||1/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Train Job||Hey now, gang. When State-Lines co-founder Jarrett Haas first talked with me about re-launching this here site of blogs and podcasts, I said I would be glad to contribute some of the former, and had been intending to re-up my own of the latter. The ini||10/5/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Awesome new voice!
Shawn has really interesting opinions about basically everything I’m in to. Give him a chance and you will love it.
Interesting take on pop culture nerd fandoms! Looking forward to more eps.