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Lukas Kaiser + THE DARK TOWER, Lana Del Rey and BLUE BLOODS

I subject my friend Lukas Kaiser to The Dark Tower, Lana Del Rey’s Lust for Life and an episode of Blue Bloods (S07E02, “Good Cop Bad Cop”). We try to name three things we liked about each #1 and we manage … 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: Lizzie Martinez + JAY-Z, DUNKIRK and BIG BROTHER

Comedian Lizzie Martinez joins me to discuss JAY-Z’s 4:44, Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk and the CBS reality show Big Brother. We spend several minutes talking about a couch. It’s a really crazy-ass couch. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/lizzie-martinez-jay-z-dunkirk-and-big-brother/id1254306301?i=1000390364901&mt=2  

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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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Film: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2

#1 movie, weekends of 5/5-5/7/17 and 5/12-5/14/17 Gross: $146,510,104, $65,263,492 What it is: The second entry in Marvel Studios’ series about the adventures of a band of intergalactic misfits. This time around, Quill a.k.a. Star Lord (Chris Pratt), the only seemingly human member of the … Continue reading

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Film: THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS

#1 movie, weekends of 4/14-4/16/17 and 4/21-4/23/17 Gross: $98,786,705, $38,408,415 What it is: The eighth entry in the Fast and Furious action movie franchise (“F8 of the Furious,” get it?), which originated with 2001’s The Fast and the Furious and follows a team of street … Continue reading

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