Tag: Idiocracy

Don’t Look Up (Featuring David Quinones)

On the 221st episode of Piecing It Together, David Quinones joins me to talk about a movie from 2021 that everyone has been talking about… Adam McKay’s political satire Don’t Look Up. We didn’t like it, but we DO agree with the message… Something that the director doesn’t seem to think is possible… Puzzle pieces include mother!, The Wolf of Wall Street, Shin Godzilla and Idiocracy.

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Southland Tales (Featuring Joe Black)

On the 6th installment of our Missing Pieces series, Joe Black joins us for the absolute mind-trip that is Richard Kelly’s Southland Tales. Is it a biblical story? Does anything make sense? Do pimps commit suicide? All of this and more are discussed on this extensive breakdown of this sort-of cult classic. Puzzle pieces include Star Wars, They Live, Demolition Man and Idiocracy.

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Sorry To Bother You (Featuring David Quinones)

On the 23rd episode of Piecing It Together, returning co-host David Quinones and I actually do our first ever cross-over episode with our other show Bird Road Podcast by covering the politically charged Sorry To Bother You. The story centers on a man in an alternate near future (played by Atlanta’s Lakeith Stanfield) who discovers he has a special gift that will lead to a fast rise up the corporate ladder at his telemarketing job. As his career begins to take off, his friends begin to organize a protest against the corporation, and the anti-capitalism messages mix with plenty of weird dystopian imagery in this wild movie from first time writer/director Boots Riley. Puzzle pieces include the work of Charlie Kaufman and Michel Gondry, Office Space, They Live and Dope.

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