OwlTail

Cover image of The Bros 'n Brews Podcast
(1)
Arts
TV & Film
Performing Arts

The Bros 'n Brews Podcast

Updated 16 days ago

Arts
TV & Film
Performing Arts
Read more

New Zealanders Matthew Staijen-Leach and James Ladanyi discuss acting, the creative industries, pop culture and the wide world of current events.

Read more

New Zealanders Matthew Staijen-Leach and James Ladanyi discuss acting, the creative industries, pop culture and the wide world of current events.

iTunes Ratings

1 Ratings
Average Ratings
1
0
0
0
0

Lovely gentlemen! Delightful accents!

By L.A. Campbell - May 27 2020
Read more
If you’re a young artist during these Covid times, definitely subscribe. James and Matthew are two budding NZ actors who’ve decided to use this moment in history to expand their horizons through podcasting. Their relaxed conversations make for easy listening, which is a refreshing change from the majority of stressful Covid-related content being released right now. These bros cover everything from their personal lives, to the state of the entertainment industry, to what it’s like being a young person in 2020. The loose format of the podcast means they’ll probably talk about a variety of topics from week to week. I’m excited to see what the podcast evolves into in future episodes!

iTunes Ratings

1 Ratings
Average Ratings
1
0
0
0
0

Lovely gentlemen! Delightful accents!

By L.A. Campbell - May 27 2020
Read more
If you’re a young artist during these Covid times, definitely subscribe. James and Matthew are two budding NZ actors who’ve decided to use this moment in history to expand their horizons through podcasting. Their relaxed conversations make for easy listening, which is a refreshing change from the majority of stressful Covid-related content being released right now. These bros cover everything from their personal lives, to the state of the entertainment industry, to what it’s like being a young person in 2020. The loose format of the podcast means they’ll probably talk about a variety of topics from week to week. I’m excited to see what the podcast evolves into in future episodes!

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

Cover image of The Bros 'n Brews Podcast

The Bros 'n Brews Podcast

Latest release on Jan 12, 2021

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 16 days ago

Warning: This podcast data isn't working.

This means that the episode rankings aren't working properly. Please revisit us at a later time to get the best episodes of this podcast!

Rank #1: Season 2: Trailer

Podcast cover
Read more

Season 2 of The Bros 'n Brews Podcast: COMING SOON! The Bros return for 2021 on the week of January 18th, with new ideas, new segments, & new conversations to be had. Come around, join us for brand-spanking-new season.

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jan 12 2021

1min

Play

Rank #2: Ep. 30: How To: Cooking

Podcast cover
Read more

In this week's episode; Matt and James get into the festive mood by discussing Christmas films, including their all-time favourites, overrated & underrated classics, and debating whether Die Hard is really is an Xmas movie. (08.00) Then, the Bros dive into this week's main topic: a 'How-To' on Cooking. (26.00) James shares an eclectic range of tips on how to become a better cook: developing balance, (33.00) properly utilising spices & herbs, (36.30) leftovers you might be wasting, (43.00) properly understanding heat (54.00), & gems to have in your pantry & fridge. (58.00) Ft. Music by Sleepers.

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Dec 14 2020

1hr 19mins

Play

Rank #3: Ep. 29: Cancel Culture

Podcast cover
Read more

In this week's episode, Matt and James kick things off by sharing the juicy details of their individual 'Spotify Wrapped' music recaps for 2020. (9.00) Then, the Bros dive into this week's main topic: Cancel Culture. (24.00) The conversation begins by focussing on assault cases, including the Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard domestic-abuse lawsuits, (27.30) Harvey Weinstein, & the '#MeToo' movement, (37.00), before looking into celebrities who've been cancelled for inappropriate comments, past views, and out-dated humour, (51.00) including Kevin Hart, James Gunn, & J.K. Rowling.

Ultimately we ponder the question: can we separate artists from their art?

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Dec 08 2020

1hr 17mins

Play

Rank #4: Ep. 28: How To: Gaming

Podcast cover
Read more

In this week's episode; Matt and James kick things off by wrapping up Movember (1.00), recent TV recommendations (10.00), and debating our go-to pizza orders. (19.00) Then, the Bros dive into this week's main topic: the world of Gaming. (27.00) Matt shares his love for video games, talking everything from consoles to childhood escapism, deciding what games to play (37.00), the gaming community, (43.00), E-Sports & professional gaming (47.00), the issue of parenting gamer children (53.00), and how gaming can inspire and develop creativity. (57.00)

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Dec 01 2020

1hr 19mins

Play

Most Popular Podcasts

The Joe Rogan Experience

TED Talks Daily

The Tim Ferriss Show

The Daily

Stuff You Should Know

Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations

Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard

Rank #5: Ep. 27: Mental Health: Getting Fresh Perspective

Podcast cover
Read more

In this week's episode; Matt and James are joined by two very special guests: Thabi Sibanda & Kiidotcom, of 'Cozy Corner Podcast' and 'Unpack Podcast'. To round out this month's focus on Mental Health, the Bros spend some time listening, as Thabi Kii dish up some gems on: silver linings of 2020, (3.00) creative outlets during the pandemic, (12.00) the negative impacts of social media, (22.30) and activities that positively impact their mental health. (48.00) Finally, Thabi & Kii share some wisdom on Confidence, Passion, Doubt, & Tension, (1.06.00) before we reflect on Movember & Mental Health this year. (1.16.00)

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 25 2020

1hr 33mins

Play

Rank #6: Ep. 26: Mental Health: The Male Aesthetic

Podcast cover
Read more

In this week's episode; Matt and James kick things off by celebrating Matt being in Wellington, (00.30) before reviewing 'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' (4.30). Then, the Bros discuss what aesthetic 'look' they have always wanted to try (14.30), before diving into this week's main topic: Mental Health: The Male Aesthetic. (19.30) They chat about the origins of the 'Mo for Movember', and growing facial hair (23.00), before discussing their contrasting relationship towards clothes & fashion. (32.00) Finally, the Bros reflect on positive body image. (47.00)

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 18 2020

1hr 6mins

Play

Rank #7: Ep. 25: Mental Health: Us Opening Up

Podcast cover
Read more

In this week's episode; Matt and James kick things off by reacting to the US Presidential Election (1.30), similarities to the Netflix show 'House of Cards', and pondering the question 'what's next for America? (9.00) Then, the Bros continue Movember month, by diving into this week's main topic: Mental Health: Us Opening Up. (19.00) Matt begins by opening up about his incredibly difficult 2020, and the developments in his personal life that have affected his mental health, (22.30) before James opens up about experiencing the impact of suicide in his teenage years. (43.00) Finally, the Bros speak to the power of checking-in with friends. (55.00)


DISCLAIMER: This week's discussion contains heavy themes, including reference to suicide. Listener discretion is advised.

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 09 2020

1hr 8mins

Play

Rank #8: Ep. 24: Mental Health: In The Arts

Podcast cover
Read more

In this week's episode; Matt and James kick things off with a check-in, this week's TV recommendations (06.00), introducing Movember Month on the BnB Pod, (14.00) and answering the question: ''what are your pet peeves?'' (21.00) Then, the Bros dive into this week's main topic: Mental Health in the Arts. (29.30) They debate the expression 'Theatre isn't Therapy' (34.30), before discussing the inherent mental struggles of a career in the Arts. (40.30) Finally, the Bros ponder the negative impacts of fame, public perception, and the loss of identity, for celebrities in the entertainment and arts industries. (47.30)


DISCLAIMER: This week discussion contains heavy themes, including reference to suicide. Listener discretion is advised.

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 02 2020

1hr 4mins

Play

Rank #9: Ep. 23: Casting & Representation

Podcast cover
Read more

In this week's episode; Matt and James begin by reflecting on NZ's post-Covid Arts scene, in contrast to the UK government's ree anti-arts campaign- 'Rethink. Reskill. Rebuild.' (3.30) Then, the Bros compare which existing screen character they would most like to adapt, (10.30) before diving into this week's primary topic: Representation in the Arts. (19.30) Matt speaks about the history and influence of Shakespeare on cross-casting roles & the 2018 Pop-up Globe casting controversy, (22.30) before James ponders the ethical questions from his recent experience playing a disabled character. (35.30) Finally, the Bros discuss how representation is changing in film vs. theatre, pondering the broad landscape of gender, sexuality, race and identity in casting. (40.30)

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Oct 26 2020

1hr 4mins

Play

Rank #10: Ep. 22: Election Reaction

Podcast cover
Read more

In this week's episode; Matt and James begin with some TV & Film recommendations (3.30), before answering the question: 'What percentage chance is there that you one day become a politician?' (15.00) Then, the Bros dive into this week's main topic: Reaction to the 2020 New Zealand General Election. (23.00) The Bros share their election night experiences, general reaction to the Labour Party's dominant result, Electorate Seats of note, and Matt being an Auckland Central voter. Next, the discussion turns towards 'what happens next?', in the formation of our next government (46.00). Finally, James shares his thoughts on MMP, the need for further electoral reform, and New Zealand's obsession with the 'wasted vote' fallacy. (50.30)

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Oct 19 2020

1hr 7mins

Play