Dubious Consumers #39: Short Consumption

Nathan and I "briefly" discuss what we've been watching, plus one recommendation for this week.

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Justin D. Herd

Justin D. Herd is a purveyor of the weird and strange. He occasionally squawks at friends and family, but does so only under the cover of night. Okay, that's not true. He squawks in full daylight. Drinking games have been built around his peculiarities, but the truth of it is this: he is a loving husband, with two wonderful dem--children. One growls at things he likes, including pretty women. The other has started to learn hand-eye coordination. Neither had made it to the tender age of three. From there, things will only get more interesting. He spends most of his writing time either at a coffee shop or sitting at one of his many desks around his house. Any other place makes it nearly impossible for him to write. He uses horror movies and rock music to help get the juices flowing. His favorite authors are Jeremy Robert Johnson, Alan Campbell, Terry Pratchett, Justin Cronin, and Patrick Rothfuss. He consumes most of his books through audiobooks, but still loves his personal library and getting lost in the printed word.

Dubious Consumers #37: How Far Will Marvel Go?

Dubious Consumers #37: How Far Will Marvel Go?

Nathan and I come together to talk about recent trailers: Ghostbusters, Assassin's Creed, Purge 3: Election Year, and Yoga Hosiers.

We then delve in deep into Marvel's Captain America: Civil War. We even talk about the insanity that leads to the Secret War from last year, along with our thoughts in relation to Batman v Superman.

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Dubious Consumers #36: A Batman/Superman Cross Rip

Dubious Consumers #36: A Batman/Superman Cross Rip

We're back! Again. After many weeks of life getting in the way, the Dubious Consumers are back to discuss the latest travesty in the DC Cinematic Universe. We also ruminate on Dr. Strange, Captain America: Civil War, Suicide Squad, and if DC movies are worth watching in the future.

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Dubious Consumers #35: Meta-Fictional Condition

Dubious Consumers #35: Meta-Fictional Condition

Nathan dives deep into the history of National Lampoon and it's overall influence while Schuyler talks about his adventures in the original Pokemon Red/Blue, the Flash, and even a peek into 11.22.63, at about the halfway point. Justin talks about Firewatch, reactions to the new X-Files season, and Splinter, filmed in Oklahoma! Join us next time for our Nerd a Trois on Top 3 Animated Shorts.

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Dubious Consumers #31: The Night Cafe (Zero Zero, Dash, Zero Zero)

Dubious Consumers #31: The Night Cafe (Zero Zero, Dash, Zero Zero)

We discuss what we've been consuming over the last few weeks. Everything from the new Deftones album to Jackie Brown to Rise of the Tomb Raider! Be sure to submit your conspicuous Consumption at subs@dubiousconsumers.net. Next week: Top 3 Drug Trips.

Also, rate us on iTunes and Sticher!

Episode's Music
Hurt - Falls Apart
Linkin Park (feat. Jonathan Davis) - 1stp Klosr

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Dubious Consumers #28: '99 Beast Mode

Dubious Consumers #28: '99 Beast Mode

This Nerd a Trois was six weeks in the making! We discuss our favorite movies from 1999, with a quick tribute to The Matrix, which was taken off the table. We divert a few times, but still keep on track. Nathan chooses our next Nerd a Trois with Directorial Debuts.

Episode's Music
Guy Pearce - Elizabeth Jade
South Park - Uncle Fucker

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Dubious Consumers #27: A New Year's Shit Show

Dubious Consumers #27: A New Year's Shit Show

In a call back, we bring back Dave Ferguson, as well as Olen Cox from our Interstellar show. And, in true New Years fashion, this is an episode of questionable quality. We talk top 10 lists from several big organizations, including some of our favorite movies and our response to Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens.

Episode's Music
Poets of the Fall - Late Goodbye
Leo Moracchioli - Hello (Adele Cover)
MC Chris - Fette's Vette

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Dubious Consumers #26: First Order Propaganda Film

Dubious Consumers #26: First Order Propaganda Film

We're back with our Misleading Trailers Nerd a Trois! We hit plenty of topics in between then, after the end music, hear our prolonged trailer talk discussion. Come back for our next episode where we talk about our top 3 Films from '99.

Episode Music
I Prevail - Blank Space
Stone Temple Pilot - Sour Girl

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Dubious Consumers #24: Soft Hands Like Chris Carrabba's

Dubious Consumers #24: Soft Hands Like Chris Carrabba's

After a couple weeks off, we are back at it . . . and rusty as ever. We insult some good (and not-so-good) music before diving into your Top 3 Box Office Bombs! Next Nerd a Trois: Top 3 Misleading Trailers!

Episode Music
Childish Gambino's Sober
Dashboard Confessional's Best Deceptions

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Dubious Consumers #22: Dream Big to Be Disappointed

Dubious Consumers #22: Dream Big to Be Disappointed

We turn our collective gazes to the stars rather than actual products. Nathan picks Top 3 Box Office Bombs for our next Nerd a Trois.

Episode Music
The Mamas & the Papas - Dream a Little Dream
Saul Willaims - Raised to be Lowered

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Dubious Consumers #21: Producing vs Consuming

Dubious Consumers #21: Producing vs Consuming

Schuyler throws us for a loop when he talks about life instead of anything remotely nerdy. He gives us some Dragonball Z: Resurrection F before talking about his dog and fishing. In fact, I think this episode is all about subverting expectations. We finish our Consumation, only for Schuyler to sneak one in, which then transitions into a larger discussion about the remake culture we've found ourselves in and what people expect.

Episode Music
Rob Dougan's A Drawing-Down of Blinds / Valedico (Orchestral Session)
2Cellos's Thunderstruck

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