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Can life lessons we learn from movies prepare us for the end of civilization? Is Harry Potter the new Star Wars? Has modern science fiction lost its way? Are housewives ruining American television? Explore these questions and many others with Sean Gilbert, Brooks Robinson and Greg Starks in TV Ate My Dinner, the podcast that brings you the finest in opiniontainment when it comes to movies, TV and media issues. It could also mean the difference between living and dying if you ever find yourself staring down the business end of a zombie bite, so this is one show you can't afford to miss!
TV Ate My Dinner:  Episode Nineteen

Who are the unsung talents languishing in relative obscurity while millionaire entertainers are going on strike?  The boys talk about web sensations like Odd Todd and (featuring Strongbad, Trogdor and Teen Girl Squad).  Are there internet treasures waiting to be tapped by mainstream media?  And what will it take for Hollywood to see that?

Direct download: TAMD_Ep_19_Web_Talent.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:17pm EDT

TV Ate My Dinner:  Episode Eighteen WRITER'S STRIKE!  The boys talk about the repercussions of the ongoing writer's strike and the impact it could have on quality television when the only shows left on the air are American Idol and I Love New York.  Also a bit of talk on Die Hard and its brutal body count of slain security guards.  As always, a dead-on laser focus discussion of relevant entertainment issues.
Direct download: TAMD_Ep_18_Writers_Strike.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:11pm EDT

TV Ate My Dinner:  The Last Generation

What are the movies that define a generation?  What movies defined yours?  The boys discuss this and how John Wayne and Star Wars represent the time in which they were made.  How does the Atari generation compare to the Halo generation?  What's the Breakfast Club for the modern age?  Listen and find out!

Direct download: TAMD_Ep_17_Generations.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:41pm EDT

TV Ate My Dinner:  Episode Sixteen

TVAMD:  The Jump the Shark Edition!  The boys discuss shows like Happy Days and their famous Jump the Shark moments.  At what point does a TV show overshoot its premise, lose credibility with its audience or lose its mind altogether?

Direct download: TAMD_Episode_16_Shark_Jumping.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:18am EDT

TV Ate My Dinner:  Episode Fifteen

The boys jabber about movies gone wrong, the wisdom of the continued Terminator franchise, and some stuff they've seen that they actually liked.  Also, weird adventures in movie theaters...

Bonus Feature:  Learn how you can play the Kicking & Screaming game with your friends!  Are you a Max or a Chet?

Direct download: TAMD_Episode_15_Terminator_Show.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:29pm EDT

TV Ate My Dinner:  Episoded Fourteen Brooks and Sean look at the interesting film career of visionary director George Lucas, excluding his 800 pound gorillas - Star Wars & Indiana Jones.  Where was his film career going before Star Wars came along, and where might it have gone if it never had?
Direct download: TAMD_Episode_14_Lucas.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

TV Ate My Dinner:  Episode Thirteen In today's short attention span society, are thirty second commerical spots the new entertainment?  The boys discuss it, along with classics like Burger King ads, the Geico cavemen and their weird TV show spinoff, the many incarnations of Max Headroom and whether Sonic ads are funny or just annoying.
Direct download: TVAMD_13.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:16pm EDT

TV Ate My Dinner: Episode 12

The boys discuss movies that suck (mostly, anyway).  They trek into the vast wasteland of vampire movies, deconstructing where exactly the original undead lost their teeth and what it will take to get them back.

Direct download: TAMD_Episode_12_Vampires.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:32pm EDT

TV Ate My Dinner:  Episode 11 As the undisputed unequivocal authorities on what is empirically funny, Brooks and Sean discuss oft overlooked comedies like Wes Anderson's Bottle Rocket and Noah Baumbach's Kicking & Screaming.  They also discuss sleeper classics like Office Space and the Big Lebowski, what it takes to be funny and why so many movies aren't.
Direct download: TVAMD11final.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:53pm EDT

TV Ate My Dinner minisode:  The Host In this scaled-down TVAMD minisode, Brooks and Sean review the monster flick The Host and talk a little about where horror movies are going, and how movies like Evil Dead may have taken their cue from the 60's experimental movie The Equinox:  Journey Into the Supernatural.  We cover a lot of ground in 12 minutes, folks...
Direct download: TVAMD_H.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:25pm EDT