The Wild Brunch
By The Hatbeard Network
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Join hosts Alex Gradet and Joe Tower as they pit their favorite movies against their other favorite pastime: Brunch.
||ExplicitEp. 306: Speed Chess Summer Recap!||Sequels, Franchises, and Egg Sandwiches||11/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 305: Avengers: Infinity War at the Gradet Household||Podvengers Assemble||5/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 304: Ready Player One at The Holloway||The other side of the bit-coin||4/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 303: Black Panther at Another Broken Egg||Join Alex and Joe along with special guest Nachie Marsham (Executive Editor at Disney Publishing) from Another Broken Egg in Burbank, CA as they discuss Black Panther and how Michael B Jordan is the new "Michael Jordan" of things that are amazing. **SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS** which is redundant because we've all seen it three times now. Eat: Another Broken Egg Watch: Notes on a Scene More Alex: Hats from Movies | Twitter | Steel Ape Sessions More Joe: Tales of Male Folly Produced and Edited by Brian Weiss. Executive Produced by Alex Gradet, Joe Tower, Carlo Moss, and Mark Cope. Recorded at Another Broken Egg in Burbank, CA. Music by Magnetic Music featuring Darryl Clift. Follow | Like | Etc. @WildBrunchPod A HatBeard Company production.||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 302: Star Wars: The Last Jedi at Bea Bea's||Join Alex and Joe along with our producer/editor …||1/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCoffee Break: Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang||Alex and Joe take a coffee break to start a new W…||12/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 301: Thor: Ragnarok at Stout Burgers and Beers||Join Alex and Joe along with special guest Pete C…||11/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLooking Forward to Season Three!||After a mini hiatus this summer, Alex and Joe are…||10/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCoffee Break: Collateral||Alex and Joe take a coffee break to discuss the 2…||10/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 206: Wonder Woman at Larchmont Bungalow||Join Alex and Joe from Larchmont Bungalow in Los …||6/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 205: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 at Brite Spot Diner.||Join Alex and Joe along with special return-guest…||5/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 204: The Fate of the Furious at The Eclectic||Join Alex and Joe along with special guests Asha …||5/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 203: T2 Trainspotting at Your Good Neighbor||Join Alex and Joe along with special guest Carlo …||4/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCoffee Break: Heat||Alex and Joe take a coffee break to discuss the …||4/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 202: Logan at The Waffle||Join Alex and Joe along with special guest Nate M…||3/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 201: The Great Wall at Ocean Seafood||Join Alex and Joe along with special guest Andre…||2/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCoffee Break: Demolition Man||Alex and Joe take a coffee break to discuss the 1…||1/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit Ep. 112: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story at Patys Restaurant||Join Alex and Joe from Patys Restaurant in Toluca…||12/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 111: Dr. Strange at Brite Spot Diner.||Join Alex and Joe along with special guests Mark…||11/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 110 BANG BANG Bonus: Suicide Squad at the parking lot.||Join Alex and Joe from the parking lot of the mov…||8/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 109 BANG BANG Pt. 2: Jason Bourne at Frank's Coffee Shop.||Join Alex and Joe from Frank's Coffee Shop in Bur…||8/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 108 BANG BANG Pt. 1: Star Trek Beyond at Astro Diner & Coffee Shop.||Join Alex and Joe from the Astro Diner & Coffee S…||8/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 107: Ghostbusters at The Gradet Kitchen.||Join Alex and Joe along with special guests Amand…||7/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 106: The Nice Guys at 101 Coffee Shop.||Join Alex and Joe from the 101 Coffee Shop in Hol…||6/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 105: Captain America: Civil War at Simple Things.||Join Alex and Joe from Simple Things in Toluca La…||5/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 104: Batman v Superman at the Granville Cafe.||Join Alex and Joe from the Granville Cafe in Burb…||4/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 103: Deadpool at Hugo's Tacos||Join Alex and Joe from Hugo's Tacos in Studio Cit…||3/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 102: Hail, Caesar! at The Fat Dog||Join Alex and Joe from The Fat Dog in North Holly…||2/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 101: The Hateful Eight at Pat & Lorraine's||Join Alex and Joe from Pat & Lorraine's in Eagle …||1/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Brunch for the Movie Buff's Ears
Intelligent and well-spoken gents discuss a film they just saw over brunch, much like you would do with your friends; it's almost like you're at the table and part of the conversation. Only 4 stars due to the restaurant noise occasionally taking over the audio.
Best rating system since "Two Thumbs Up"
Imagine Siskel and Ebert sit down for brunch and discuss this week's cinematic hot button. At the end of the meal, rather than flexing their thumbs in Romanesque judgement, they simply state which was better, the movie or the dish they've just eaten. In some cases this is fairly obvious (re: Batman v. Superman, a can of cat food is more digestible). In others (the hateful eight), it's a tough call. In any case, the conversation is thrilling and NPR-smart. Both Alex and Joe are fans of "cinema" and "movie" fanatics. (if you draw a distinction, they don't). Their reviews go far beyond the byline you might find in a newspaper, and get to the truth of expectation, history and most importantly, what you should drink to chase two to three hours in a dark room. I'll keep listening as long as they keep showing movies in theaters.