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Desperately Seeking Entertainment

Each week, join us for a lively discussion of everything going on in the entertainment world.

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"The Irishman, His Dark Materials, A Musical Podcast?"

This week Chris is back with Ben and Lynette talking about "The Irishman"(SPOILERS), "His Dark Materials" and John Cameron Mitchell's musical podcast project!

1hr 38mins

16 Dec 2019

Rank #1

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"Coronavirus Fallout, Harvey Weinstein Conviction, Better Call Saul Appreciattion"

This week, Ben, Chris and Lynette dive into the Coronavirus shutdown and its impact on the entertainment industry.

1hr 39mins

16 Mar 2020

Rank #2

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"Ghostbusters Trailer and Golden Globe Nomination Reactions"

This week Ben welcomes back Josh Tonra to the show. They discuss their reactions to the new Ghostbusters trailer and the 2019 Golden Globe Nominations!

1hr 54mins

20 Dec 2019

Rank #3

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"Frozen National Tour & Update on DC Movies"

Chris leaves the pod to the rest of the group this week. Among other things, the Ben, Lynette and Rob talk about DC Comics' updated film slate and the Frozen National Tour.

1hr 35mins

4 Dec 2019

Rank #4

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"Golden Globes Reaction and Lynette Actually went to see Cats: The Movie"

This week Ben and Lynette discuss their reactions to the Golden Globes and Lynette breaks down her opinion of Cats: The Movie...heavy spoilers.

1hr 24mins

16 Jan 2020

Rank #5

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Reaction to Oscar Nods and a David Lynch Deep Dive

This week the gang reacts to the ups and downs of the Oscar nominations and dive deep into David Lynch.

1hr 39mins

27 Jan 2020

Rank #6

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"Knives Out Reaction and Ben starts playing Fortnite"

This week Ben, Lynette and Bobby talk about reaction to Rian Johnson's "Knives Out"(Mild Spoilers), Watchmen(Major Spoilers) and Ben starts playing Fortnite.

1hr 41mins

21 Dec 2019

Rank #7

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"Oscars Reaction"

This week, Ben and Chris react to the Oscars and dive into Ken Burns' incredible Country Music documentary.


24 Feb 2020

Rank #8

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"BroadwayCon Recap!"

This week it's just Lynette and Chris but they're talking about all the things they saw at BroadwayCon in NYC!


7 Feb 2020

Rank #9

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"Streaming Theatre & Beastie Boys Documentary"

This week, Ben, Lynette and Josh get into streaming live theatre during COVID-19 and the fantastic Beastie Boys documentary.

1hr 37mins

2 May 2020

Rank #10

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"Pearl Jam's New Album, Wicked Tuna"

This week Ben, Lynette and Chris discuss "Hunter", "Wicked Tuna" and Ben's reaction to Pearl Jam's first album in 8 years.


5 Apr 2020

Rank #11

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"Tiger King, McMillions and the need to stop being dumb during COVID-19"

This week, Ben, Chris and Josh talk about the gloriousness that is "Tiger King". They also get into some other great docu-series and push for people to stop being idiots during this COVID-19 crisis.

1hr 15mins

27 Mar 2020

Rank #12

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"Dropkick Muprhys Virtual Concert and Spenser Confidential Reaction"

This week, Ben and Lynette welcome back Josh Tonra and introduce our good friend Jim Niedermaier to the show. This week, in the midst of the quarantines around the country, we talk about Netflix's "Spenser Confidential" and a Dropkick Murphy's virtual concert.

1hr 4mins

19 Mar 2020

Rank #13

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First Ever D.S.E. Foursome with Bobby and Lynette!

We usually cannot wait for what Bobby and Lynette bring to these episodes and today, we've got both of them on at the same time. Things get a bit crazy.

1hr 45mins

29 Nov 2019

Rank #14

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Is Robert Pattinson the Best Actor of his Generation?

Ben and Chris cover a lot a ground this week but one question they ponder is whether or not Robert Pattinson is the best actor of his generation? Seriously?

1hr 16mins

23 Nov 2019

Rank #15

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"A Bee Gees Biopic?"

This week Lynette is back and we dig deep into the news of a Bee Gees Biopic

1hr 37mins

14 Nov 2019

Rank #16

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"Immersive Theatre, the end of Deadspin and Nicholas Cage's IMDB Page"

This week we're joined by our good college pal, Lynette Williams to discuss an exciting immersive theatre project in NYC, the end of a fantastic sports blog and we dip back into Nicholas Cage's excellent IMDB page.

1hr 5mins

7 Nov 2019

Rank #17

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Bobby's Back and Chaos Ensues

This week, our friend Bobby is back on the pod and we're talking about everything from Martin Scorsese's comments on Marvel films to how we can get some of that Instagram money.

1hr 26mins

27 Oct 2019

Rank #18

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"Chris Goes to Vegas"

This week, Ben and Chris talk about his epic wins in Vegas.

1hr 22mins

23 Oct 2019

Rank #19

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"New York Comic Con Wrap Up Special"

This week Ben and Chris break down New York Comic Con and everything that Ben was able to see during the big weekend.


8 Oct 2019

Rank #20