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Palestinian Awareness – Maintaining culture through food

In recognition of Palestinian Awarenss Week put on by the UW student group SUPER, Amira Mattar discusses Palestinian culture and food. Amira describes the political situation for Palestinians and why food is so essential to maintaining culture. Here is a link to the Facebook event page to find out the events going on these last couple of days:

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou-Wes Wednesday

On this episode of the Cinemadventure podcast, Aidan and Blake discuss Wes Anderson’s film “The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou.” Aidan talks about set design, Blake talks about the pitfalls of the film, and the boys go on a fun tangent about old James Bond films.             

Movies recommended on this week’s episode:

Fantastic Voyage


The Night of the Hunter

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

Next week’s movie: The Darjeeling Limited

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Why Roger Ebert thinks this movie was made for SpongeBob

Matthew Gray Gubler’s wonderful Twitter

Gal Gadot and “BobSponge”

Retrospective Review-Mildred Pierce

On this episode of the Cinemadventure podcast, Aidan and Blake discuss the 1945 film “Mildred Pierce” from director Michael Curtiz. Aidan talks about his annoyance with voice over in movies, Blake talks about Joan Crawford’s radiance, and the boys talk about Butterfly McQueen and representation in films of the 40’s.         

Movies recommended on this week’s episode:


Double Indemnity

Nora Prentiss

Baby Face

Magnificent Obsession

Next week’s movie: The Great Muppet Caper

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The Seltzerman 

Manny Farber’s review of Mildred Pierce

Hays Code

Year of the Dog

Christine McManigal shares her family’s Chinese New Year traditions and advises DD on what she should make for her own Lunar New Year dinner.
Restaurants recs:
-Jade Garden (again)
-Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot
-T & T Seafood Restaurant

The Royal Tenenbaums-Wes Wednesday

On this episode of the Cinemadventure podcast, the boys discuss Wes Anderson’s third film “The Royal Tenenbaums.” Blake points out visual similarities between Anderson and other directors, Aidan teases an upcoming episode, and the boys discuss Anderson’s signature style and its roots in this film.

Movies recommended on this week’s episode:

I Love You To Death

The Best Years of Our Lives

Lady Bird

Annie Hall

Next week’s movie: The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou

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Ep. 12 Division

Math major Blanca Viña Patiño discusses her journey from the arts to mathematics, describing her feelings about what it is truly like to be a “woman in math,” mainly demonstrating to us the division between men and women in this field.

Be Kind Rewind Feat. Celia Schlekewey

On this episode of the Cinemadventure podcast, the boys are joined by guest Celia Schlekewey to discuss Michel Gondry’s film “Be Kind Rewind.” Aidan forgets what a steamroller is, Blake gets excited about the fact that Sigourney Weaver is in the film, and Celia delivers a motivational analysis about teamwork in uplifting film.

Movies recommended on this week’s episode:


Day for Night

Boogie Nights

Brigsby Bear

Don’t Think Twice

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World

Next week’s movie: Mildred Pierce

Follow Celia @filmsunstuck and read her work at

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Be Kind Rewind Trailer

Be Kind Rewind “Sweded” Trailer by Michel Gondry 

Ep. 7 – Skeleton is Really Dangerous

This week, the boys discuss the insanity that was Hec-Ed against the Arizona schools, the craziness of national signing day, and the stunning events that happened on the NBA trade deadline. Finally, resident hockey expert and former Play Like a Girl host Hailey Robinson makes her return to the Soundbite Network to talk Winter Olympics while the guys try to keep up.