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Ep. 19: Trades, Marriages, and Other Binding Agreements

This week, Hailey, Molly, and Gabby talk about xenophobia that still exists in the NHL with regards to its European players, baseball players that almost got married during the world series, and the year long trades in the NHL.

We Like Our Sausages

Home Plate’s very first European guest Bety Mehide explains what exactly Estonian food is. DD Madigan and Bety discuss black bread, drinking culture, and an Estonian Christmas tradition that involves sleigh rides.​

Retrospective Review-The Night of the Hunter

In this episode of the Cinemadventure podcast, Aidan and Blake are sucked into a world constructed to appear whimsical and terrifying. The Night of the Hunter proves itself to be a film that remains to stand alone, unique and timeless. Aidan gets biblical, Blake throws down some “best ofs,” and the boys do their best to explain what German Expressionism means.

Movies recommended on this week’s episode:

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Touch of Evil

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

The Big Sleep

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

The Crucible

The VVitch

Ep. 18: Take me out to the ball game

This week, Hailey, Molly and Gabby discuss all things baseball in lieu of the World Series, from the MLB’s lack of urgency with racism to superstition and curses amongst teams. Disclaimer, this episode was recorded before the World Series had finished this week.

Looking For the Long Queues

Home Plates dives into the international city of Hong Kong. Host DD Madigan talks about dim sum again and guest Mingxin Ren recalls trying to eat a burrito with chopsticks.
Restaurants recommended this episode:
Jade Garden
Harbor City

The Halloween Spooktacular

In this very special episode of the Cinemadventure podcast, Aidan and Blake run for their lives from a slow, lumbering evil…you know, metaphorically! The boys watched John Carpenter’s classic film-Halloween. Ghouls and creeps lurk around every corner, waiting for the perfect opportunity to turn your lovely suburban home into a place of nightmares! Aidan rants about the two big rules of horror film, and Blake gives us a peek into the ways in which Halloween changed the slasher and horror genres.

Movies recommended on this episode:

Cabin in the Woods

Psycho

The Burning

Black Christmas

Tenebrae

The Nightmare before Christmas

Evil Dead 2

Army of Darkness

Blade Runner 2049

In this episode of the Cinemadventure podcast, our hosts Aidan and Blake return to the futuristic version of Los Angeles to talk about Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049. Aidan gets hyped about anime, Blake has his mind blown by special effects, and the boys do their absolute best to pronounce the director’s name.

Movies recommended on this week’s episode:

Her

Ex Machina

Arrival

Stalker

Sicario

The Hudsucker Proxy

The Big Lebowski

Harrison Ford’s glamorous Halloween costumes