Category: Episodes

Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 17 – “Suburbicon”

“This case stinks.  I smelled it coming off the freeway.” Suburban commandoes Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell travel into the dark heart of 1950s homeowners’ associations to review George Clooney’s ambitious but tone-deaf 2017 black comedy Suburbicon.  One of the 37 unsuccessful movies that Matt Damon made last year, Suburbia […]

Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 16 – “Heartbeeps”

“These friendly robots are obviously not mischievous trespassers.” Banana daiquiri expert Daniel Barnes and lumber (and its profitable by-products) specialist Corky McDonnell rip open a couple bags of beers to discuss Allan Arkush’s indelibly disturbing 1981 family comedy Heartbeeps, starring Andy Kaufman and Bernadette Peters as nightmarish robots who […]

Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 14 – “Renaissance Man”

“I’ve never taught before…and you’ve never thought before!” Despite “struggling in the brain department,” Double D’s Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell scale Chekhov’s Victory Tower to review Penny Marshall’s career-killing 1994 military comedy Renaissance Man, starring the beloved comedy duo of Danny DeVito and Gregory Hines.  In a desperate […]

Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 13 – “Collateral Beauty”

“Shed your skin.” Abstract concepts Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell struggle to find any beauty, collateral or otherwise, in David Frankel’s 2016 “catastro-fuck of the shittiest order.”  Despite a cast that includes six former Oscar nominees (and two winners), including Will Smith, Edward Norton, Kate Winslet and Helen Mirren, Collateral […]

Dare Daniel Podcast Episode 12 – “Can’t Stop the Music”

“Oh boy!  One hot night coming up!” On this crotch-bulging episode of the Dare Daniel podcast, Saddle Tramps go-go boys Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell review Nancy Walker’s coked-up 1980 Village People origin story Can’t Stop the Music (aka Searching for Leatherman).  The first film to win the Razzie award […]

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