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Lizzie Martinez & Ryan Sartor + Brand New, AMERICA’S GOT TALENT and SEEING RED

Comedian Lizzie Martinez and writer Ryan Sartor return to discuss Brand New’s depressing album SCIENCE FICTION (1:46), AMERICA’S GOT TALENT S12E17 (16:22) and the Sandra Brown novel SEEING RED (34:06). Listen on iTunes or Soundcloud! Advertisements

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Hank Hoffman + ALIEN: COVENANT, Kesha, AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR and THE GLASS CASTLE

It’s a family affair on Number 1s as Hoff welcomes his dad, Hank Hoffman, to discuss ALIEN: COVENANT (4:19; now available on home video at Best Video Film & Cultural Center, among other places); the Kesha album RAINBOW (19:39); AMERICAN … Continue reading

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Doug Kellner + GAME OF THRONES, THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD, Kendrick Lamar and THE MEDICAL EXAMINER

Comedian Doug Kellner watches Game of Thrones for the first time (S07E06, “Beyond the Wall”) and shares his reaction with Hoff. They also discuss the movie The Hitman’s Bodyguard and the Kendrick Lamar album DAMN., then pound back some BookShots in … Continue reading

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Andrei Alupului + THE EMOJI MOVIE, BIG BROTHER, JAY-Z and HOUSE OF SPIES

Improviser Andrei Alupului joins Hoff to talk The Emoji Movie, yet another episode of Big Brother, JAY-Z’s 4:44 and Daniel Silva’s novel House of Spies. Spoiler: A few of these things are really not very good. iTunes: https://goo.gl/DTqk7G Soundcloud: https://goo.gl/3pFgkR

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New Podcast Ep: Ryan Sartor + WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES, AMERICA’S GOT TALENT and CAMINO ISLAND

Ryan Sartor (writer, host of the Difficult to Name reading series) joins me to discuss: –WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES! –AMERICA’S GOT TALENT, S12E06: “Auditions (6)”! –CAMINO ISLAND by John Grisham! We also spend a while talking about … Continue reading

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Number 1s Is a Podcast Now

I finally realized that there are already too many blogs out there, so I’ve moved this project to a medium that’s totally not saturated yet: Podcasts! The first episode, initially performed as a Facebook livestream, is now up on iTunes … Continue reading

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