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Episode 77: "The Worst Films We've Ever Seen" feat. Ben A. Cassin

Flores & Friends Podcast

Hello again World,We’re pleased to finally present this new episode after a temporary delay out of respect for George Floyd’s passing and the courageous efforts of protestors around the world.I am joined by returning guest & my hetero life-mate, Ben, to touch on the events regarding George Floyd, the protests, as well as on the lighter side to discuss our affinity for the movie going experience, the future of movie theaters, and the worst films we’ve ever seen. Have feedback? You can contact us via twitter (@fafpodcast) OR the podcast’s email: fafpodcast@gmail.com. ALSO, if you really, really dig the show, please subscribe and share.Enjoy!Time Codes:• Preface (0:00)• Intro (0:57)• RIP George Floyd (8:21)• Missing movie theaters (22:56)• Should they come back? (45:41)• Ben’s worst film: The Happening (50:44)• Jon’s worst film: Hollywood Homicide (1:13:07)• Questionnaire (1:31:56)

1hr 49mins

10 Jun 2020

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Episode 74: "Mixed Bag 3" feat. Ben A. Cassin

Flores & Friends Podcast

Hello again World!On this volume’s penultimate episode, I welcome back my hetero life mate Ben to discuss a mixed bag of topics. We chat about the XFL, Birds of Prey, the Oscars, D&D, and my 2 years of sobriety.Have feedback? You can contact us via twitter (@fafpodcast) OR the podcast’s email: fafpodcast@gmail.com. ALSO, if you really, really dig the show, please subscribe and share.Enjoy!Time Codes:• Cold Open (0:00)• Intro (1:12)• XFL & Birds of Prey (5:06)• 2 years Sober (8:18)• The Oscars (18:23) • D&D (38:09)

1hr 4mins

12 Feb 2020

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Episode 70 (Part 1): "Film By Film: Star Wars" feat. Ben A. Cassin

Flores & Friends Podcast

Hello again World!With Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker debuting very soon and wrapping up the Skywalker Saga, my guest & hetero-lifemate, Ben, and I discuss each installment into this very cherished & excellent franchise – film by film. On part one, we offer up our favorite & least favorite aspects of Episodes I-III & the two anthology films, Solo & Rogue One. Stay tuned for part two coming out next week!Have feedback? You can contact us via twitter (@fafpodcast) OR the podcast’s email: fafpodcast@gmail.com. ALSO, if you really, really dig the show, please subscribe and share.Enjoy!Time Codes:- Intro (0:00)- Episode I: The Phantom Menace (4:15)- Episode II: Attack of the Clones (28:52)- Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (56:05)- Solo: A Star Wars Story (1:14:43)- Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (1:36:34)- Questions (1:50:24)References:• TIE/IN interceptor: https://starwars.fandom.com/wiki/TIE/IN_interceptor• Belated Media Episode 1-3 videoso https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgICnbC2-_Yo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAbug3AhYmwo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wKqH6vlGHU

2hr 4mins

11 Dec 2019

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Episode 61: "Jumping Off Points" feat. Ben A. Cassin

Flores & Friends Podcast

Hello World!We’re excited to present a new music themed episode! I am joined once again by my hetero life-mate, Ben, to discuss some of our favorite artists and recommend for you, our audience, selected songs from each of their respective discographies that we feel are the optimal jumping off points in order to get a feel for their particular flavor & style of music. Have feedback? You can contact us via twitter (@fafpodcast) OR the podcast’s email: fafpodcast@gmail.com. ALSO, if you really, really dig the show, please subscribe and share.Enjoy!Music links:- Daft Punk o “One More Time”, Discovery: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2VpR8HahKco “Digital Love”, Discovery: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4whD6uAryMs- Chvrcheso “Science/Visions”, The Bones of What You Believe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpKc9Mj5j4s- Fleet Foxeso “White Winter Hymnal”, Fleet Foxes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_jHavoxo1s- Run The Jewelso “Oh My Darling Don’t Cry”, Run The Jewels 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OG4ROzg78Bo- Grizzly Bearo “Losing All Sense”, Painted Ruins: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Av-BCG0xjS0

1hr 19mins

17 Jul 2019

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Episode 53: “Pod Like It's 1999” feat. Ben A. Cassin

Flores & Friends Podcast

Hello again, World!We have another very special “in-person” show today featuring my hetero-life mate, Ben. While visting me in Austin, we discuss some of our favorite films that came out in the way, bygone time of 1999 and are now celebrating their 20th anniversaries.Also, as a lead up to the Oscars next month, we discuss the 67th Academy Awards Best Picture category and whether almost 25 years later, did they get one of the toughest picks in awards show history right?Have feedback? You can contact us via twitter (@fafpodcast) OR the podcast’s email: fafpodcast@gmail.com. ALSO, if you really, really dig the show, please subscribe and share.Enjoy!Brendan Fraser Clap: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZpll4JDPGo

1hr 54mins

23 Jan 2019

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Episode 46: “Film By Film: Tarantino” feat. Ben A. Cassin

Flores & Friends Podcast

Hello again World!On today’s episode, my hetero-life mate, Ben, joins me to discuss the career & filmography of one of our favorite filmmakers, Quentin Tarantino – film by film.[SPOILER ALERT]We discuss:- Reservoir Dogs- Pulp Fiction- Jackie Brown- Kill Bill- Death Proof- Inglourious Basterds- Django Unchained- The Hateful EightHave feedback? You can contact us via twitter (@fafpodcast) OR the podcast’s email: fafpodcast@gmail.com. ALSO, if you really, really dig the show, please subscribe and share.Enjoy!

1hr 57mins

19 Sep 2018

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Episode 37: "May the 4th Be With Us" feat. Ben A. Cassin

Flores & Friends Podcast

Happy May the 4th World!We’re happy to present a special Star Wars Day Bonus Episode. What better way to spend the day then to listen to a conversation between two huge Star Wars nerds for a couple of hours.Returning guest, Ben A. Cassin, and I re-analyze & re-review “The Last Jedi” as sort of a follow up to our very immediate feelings last year [SPOILER ALERT FOR A 5 MONTH OLD MOVIE] . We wrap up by touching on “Solo: A Star Wars Story” coming at the end of this month and what we both expect/hope to see.Have feedback? You can contact us via twitter (@fafpodcast) OR the podcast’s email: fafpodcast@gmail.com. ALSO, if you really, really dig the show, please subscribe and share.Enjoy!

2hr 16mins

4 May 2018

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Episode XXXI: "The Last Jedi?" feat. Ben A. Cassin

Flores & Friends Podcast

Happy Saturday World! We're excited to present a SPECIAL Surprise episode in which my hetero life-mate, Ben A. Cassin, joins me to review the much hyped, much discussed, recently released 'Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi.' We begin the review in Non-Spoilers then we move to SPOILERS territory. Have feedback? You can contact us via twitter (@fafpodcast) OR the podcast’s email: fafpodcast@gmail.com. ALSO, if you really, really dig the show, please subscribe and share. We hope you enjoy!

44mins

16 Dec 2017

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Episode 26 "Hetero Life Mates" feat. Ben A. Cassin

Flores & Friends Podcast

Hello again World!Today’s episode isn’t as topic centered, more of a chat catching up with my ‘Hetero Life Mate’ and returning guest Ben A. Cassin. We do discuss Harvey Weinstein, US Men’s National Soccer team missing the 2018 World Cup (as well as how to fix US Soccer), Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi, Blade Runner 2049, and finally our main topic: Our love of 80’s Music. Have feedback? You can contact us via twitter (@fafpodcast) OR the podcast’s email: fafpodcast@gmail.com. ALSO, if you really, really dig the show, please subscribe and share.We hope you enjoy!Pitchfork’s Top 200 80’s songs - https://pitchfork.com/features/lists-and-guides/9700-the-200-best-songs-of-the-1980s/?page=10%3Fpage%3D10%3Fpage%3D10%3Fpage%3D10%3Fpage%3D10?page=10

1hr 19mins

18 Oct 2017

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Episode 20: “Fatherhood & Fútbol” feat. Ben A. Cassin

Flores & Friends Podcast

Guten Tag Welt!We have another great episode featuring a beloved returning guest, Benjamin Alexander Cassin. We discuss ‘Fatherhood’ since “Father’s Day” is this weekend and Ben discloses some of his experiences as a relatively new father. We also discuss the elegance of Fútbol/Soccer and its future here in the United States. We finish with an overdue vent session concerning Our President, The Russians, and the GOP.Have feedback? You can contact us via twitter (@fafpodcast) OR the podcast’s email: fafpodcast@gmail.com. ALSO, if you really, really dig the show, please subscribe and share.We hope you enjoy!

1hr 18mins

14 Jun 2017

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