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new episode! FAW 154: “10 things i hate about you” 20TH ANNIVERSARY

"I hate you so much it makes me sick; it even makes me rhyme."

Hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the teen comedy classic, "10 Things I Hate About You."

Listen as we discuss the incomparable Heath Ledger, the whipsmart take on "Taming of the Shrew," and Allison Janney's scene stealing moment. Also, music a plenty from Letters to Cleo, Barenaked Ladies and ska!

 

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SEPTEMBER 13th, 2019

FAW 153: “SAY ANYTHING…” 30th ANNIVERSARY

"I gave her my heart and she gave me a pen."

Hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi put a boom box over their heads and play Peter Gabriel at full blast in honor of the 30th Anniversary of "Say Anything..."

Listen as the two talk Cameron Crowe’s debut and Ione Skye’s terrific performance along with proto-Alanis Morrisette, pre-"Frasier" John Mahoney and John Cusack as the manic pixie dream boy that is Lloyd Dobler.

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SEPTEMBER 6th, 2019

FAW 152: CRITERION OF THE MONTH - “THE BREAKFAST CLUB”

"You see us as a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess and a criminal."

After messing with the bull and getting the horns, hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi hang out on a Saturday morning with “The Breakfast Club” for Criterion of the Month. Listen as the hosts discuss John Hughes, the lack of diversity in 80’s teen comedies, and how this film holds up as a performance piece. Don’t you forget to listen to this episode!

 
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AUGUST 30th, 2019

FAW 151: SUMMER TRIP ACROSS ASIA - RECENT VISITS: “YOUR NAME.”

"Your name is..."

Hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi close off their summer series with one of the highest grossing anime films in history, "Your Name." Listen as we discuss the modern classic from its stellar animation, constant boob grabbing, meteor crushing and how this movie is way better than other boy swap films (we're looking at you, "Vice Versa").

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AUGUST 23rd, 2019

FAW 150: SUMMER TRIP ACROSS ASIA - 150th EPISODE: “THE RAID: REDEMPTION”

EPISODE 150 IS HERE!

Hosts Serg Beret and Patrick Raissi celebrate 150 episodes with a look at the 2011 action masterpiece, "The Raid." Listen as they discuss their first few episodes, the first time seeing "The Raid," a conversation about "The Raid 2," and how this film took the Hollywood action film scene by storm.