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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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TV: HAWAII FIVE-0, S07E25: “Ua Mau Ke Ea O Ka ‘Aina I Ka Pono”

#1 TV show, Friday, 5/12/17 8.22 million viewers What it is: A buddy cop procedural drama about a Hawaii state police task force, rebooted from an original series which ran from 1968 to 1980. In this episode, the protagonists must rescue a bunch of … Continue reading

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TV: THE BIG BANG THEORY, S10E23: “The Gyroscopic Collapse”

#1 TV show, Thursday, 5/4/17 12.39 million viewers What it is: A CBS sitcom about nerds and their romantic relationships. In this episode, the military (personified by Breaking Bad‘s Dean Norris in his recurring role as a gruff officer) shuts down some advanced … Continue reading

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