In this episode Sarah Behl chatted with me about an underrated sci-fi film and a teen classic from the 90s, Butterfly Effect and Can’t Hardly Wait.
The Butterfly Effect
Director: Eric Bress, J. Mackye Gruber
Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Melora Walters, Elden Henson
Can’t Hardly Wait
Director: Harry Elfont, Deborah Kaplan
Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ethan Embry, Charlie Korsmo, Lauren Ambrose, Seth Green
So according to Wikipedia, Facebook (thefacebook at the time) was created in 2003 at Harvard and then expended to other Ivy League schools in 2004 but wasn’t available to the general public until 2006. I am not sure what school Evan went to but even if it was an Ivy League school Kayleigh would not have had access.
The iPhone was released in 2007, making it 12 years since it was released. But I was close.
Here’s his IMDB page
We couldn’t remember Robert Pattinson.
Teen Titans Go
I really enjoy this one as they make tons or references in 3 minutes including Jaws, Gilligan’s Island, Cast Away, Truman Show, Survivor, and that is just from 3 mins of the show!
As Wikipedia put it “a whimsical commercial design for school supplies and other products that are primarily marketed to children.” It was a lot of posters, pencils, and stickers. Here’s a sample
Quote at beginning of Butterfly Effect
It has been said that something as small as the flutter of a butterfly’s wing can ultimately cause a typhoon halfway around the world – Chaos Theory
If you don’t know the Bechdel test is a simple test to measure representation of women in movies. The criteria is this:
1. The movie has to have at least two women in it,
2. who talk to each other,
3. about something besides a man.
That would seem easy but most movies fail at this miserably.
Correction, I said “Martin” instead of “Nelson” also, here is the clip.
Seinfeld – Drake’s Coffee Cake
Maus – Note: You will not hear mention of this in the podcast as I decided to remove this section as what was said was greatly inaccurate due to a misunderstanding of something I read. I thought it was inappropriate to keep in. But Maus is a great graphic novel that should be read.
According to Wikipedia – Maus is a graphic novel by American cartoonist Art Spiegelman, serialized from 1980 to 1991. It depicts Spiegelman interviewing his father about his experiences as a Polish Jew and Holocaust survivor. The work employs postmodernist techniques and represents Jews as mice, Germans as cats, and Poles as pigs
Here is the video but it is censored.
So click here for the uncensored song.