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102 minutes | Apr 12, 2020
S3 Ep1: Quarantine Special!
Maybe our most content-packed episode yet! Dan and Josh meet via Google Hangouts (take that Zoom!) to discuss their favorite pandemic movies, Contagion, Outbreak and 12 Monkeys, as well as what they've been doing to keep busy during this socially distant time. And finally, 2012 picks for the launch of Season 3!
66 minutes | Feb 23, 2020
S2 Ep8: 1984 Finale part 2!
Josh and Dan review Josh’s top ten of 2019; recap this year’s Oscar wins and speeches; and deliver final thoughts on 1984! Did ‘Big Cereal’ appreciate Joaquin Phoenix's Oscar speech?! Was Weathering with You the greatest cinematic experience Dan has ever had?! Will anyone ever email us at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com? Tune in to find out! WARNING! Spoilers for every movie from 2019.
19 minutes | Feb 16, 2020
S2 Ep7: Snubs presents! Eating The Podcast
A very special Snubs presents! episode in which our beloved Snub Buds get to hear the first episode of Josh's hot new highly anticipated podcast...Eating The Podcast. BEWARE! If you are sensitive to the sounds of chewing or generally bad audio quality, you may want to pause this one after Dan's impassioned intro. If you enjoy what you hear, please search for Eating The Podcast and hit SUBSCRIBE!
59 minutes | Feb 9, 2020
S2 Ep6: 1984 Finale! 2019 in film
Josh and Dan debate the top 4 of 1984, leading to surprising results! Does Dan know how to create drama? Has Josh seen any of Dan's top ten of 2019? Listen to our 1984 finale!
63 minutes | Feb 2, 2020
S2 Ep5: Temple of Doom v. Splash
Join Josh and Dan for their final battle of 1984! Will they be too grossed out to remember the plot of Temple of Doom? Can Daryl Hannah breathe underwater? Does Tom Hanks show off his yelling chops? This and more on this episode of Snubs!
47 minutes | Jan 26, 2020
S2 Ep4: Purple Rain v. Dune
Josh and Dan grapple with their picks this week! How…is Purple Rain a film that exists? (Seriously it is troubling!) Can your intrepid hosts successfully explain the 875-page plot of Dune – e.g., the spice mélange, the desert planet of Arakis, the plight of the fremen, the third-stage guild navigator? What would a Lynch-directed Return of the Jedi been like? Why on earth did the Cannes Film Festival deny Dan’s accreditation attempt? Join us as we talk Purple Rain and Dune! NB: There is a new Lynch short film on Netflix where Lynch himself interrogates a v. cute capuchin monkey suspected of murder – go watch it!
61 minutes | Jan 26, 2020
S2 Ep3: Gremlins v. Ghostbusters
Josh and Dan talk supernatural mischief with Gremlins v. Ghostbusters! Just how dark and disturbing was the original Gremlins script before Steven Spielberg got involved? What would have Gremlins been like under the original plan - of putting gremlin costumes on live monkeys? Did Josh get confused and watched Goonies instead? Has Dan ever seen a ghost? Plus – a bonus Lisa Loeb corner!
55 minutes | Jan 19, 2020
S2 Ep2: The Terminator v. Romancing The Stone
Josh and Dan dive into one major movie of the 80s and one movie that Dan happened to pick – Terminator and Romancing the Stone! What is a Terminator called in Poland? Who was Michael Douglas’ famous first roommate? Should Danny Devito have gotten an Oscar for his performance as Penguin? How many Halloween movies are there, anyway? Tune in to find out! (Plus - a detour into the films of March-May 2019 since we recorded this ages ago!)
69 minutes | Jan 13, 2020
S1 Ep9: Bonus: Clue / The Rise of Skywalker, featuring Listener no. 1 Mary!
Josh and Dan are back to wish you a Happy Clue Year with a very special guest... Listener #1, Mary! Together, we determine which of the endings is best, speculate whether communism is really a red herring, and mostly just let Mary do impressions of Mrs. White. Since we all just watched it, we also round out the Skywalker saga with a lively discussion about the worst Star War - but also our best new friend, large-handed droidsmith Babu Frik!
66 minutes | Jan 12, 2020
S2 Ep1: Season 2 - 1984! Beverly Hills Cop vs The Karate Kid
Josh and Dan launch the long-awaited (by someone, we're sure) second season of Snubs - the Best Popular Films of 1984! What on earth would Axel Foley have been like - as portrayed by original cast member Sylvester Stallone?! Why was a movie about murderous tweens crane-kicking each other so popular!? How was 1984 thirty-six years ago, anyway? Tune in as two titanic films of the 80s go head to head - Beverly Hills Cop vs The Karate Kid!
66 minutes | Mar 6, 2019
S1 Ep8: The Frighteners v. Mars Attacks!
Josh and Dan close out 1996 with their first undercard bout – The Frighteners v. Mars Attacks! How did Peter Jackson parlay a mid-budget Michael J. Fox horror flop into a directing gig on Lord of the Rings? Is Mars Attacks! the turning point from good Burton to bad Burton, and why is it punctuated!? (Don’t tune in for that last question, we forgot to talk about it and also have no idea). Spoilers – aaack aaack aack, ack aaaaaaaaaack!
58 minutes | Feb 27, 2019
S1 Ep7: Oscars 2019 Recap
Josh and Dan recap the 91st Annual Academy Awards! We talk through our favorite moments, including 2 wins for Roma! A trophy for Regina King! Spike Lee’s first Oscar! Olivia Colman’s shocking upset! Also: Julia Roberts! Spidernerds! Shallow (LG+BC 4ever)! Barbara Streisand! Black Panther! And: we also talk about GREEN BOOK ⊙﹏⊙, because….we have to.
63 minutes | Feb 19, 2019
S1 Ep6: 2019 Oscars / 1996 Best Popular Film
That’s a wrap! Josh and Dan debate the final (imaginary) nominees for Best Popular Film 1996 - Independence Day; Mission: Impossible; Scream; The First Wives Club; The Birdcage – and crown a winner! We’re re-writing history over here! But first, we talk the most painful Oscar snubs of 2019; Avengers: Extremely Infinite-Seeming Wars; whether Roma could win Best Popular Film; and Josh’s pitch for a better English Patient!
71 minutes | Feb 12, 2019
S1 Ep5: The Birdcage v. That Thing You Do
Josh and Dan debate their two final picks for Best Popular Film of 1996 – The Birdcage and That Thing You Do! Why are ‘loyal houseboys’ like Agador so completely unable to manage wearing shoes? What exactly is ‘the thing’ that you ‘do!’ with such fervor, and who are ‘you’ anyway? Tune in to find out / listen to our informed speculation!
71 minutes | Feb 5, 2019
S1 Ep4: Scream v. The Rock
Josh and Dan talk 90s slasher and action flicks with special guest / college floor-mate Lucy! Does Josh draw a convincing parallel between Drew Barrymore and Steven Seagal? Why is the basement of Alcatraz a low-rent Temple of Doom instead of just, like, storage? Join us as two genre-defining movies of the 90s go head-to-head - Scream vs The Rock!
47 minutes | Jan 29, 2019
S1 Ep3: Twister v. Mission: Impossible
Josh and Dan take a walk down memory lane to the heady summer of 1996, when they were both dumb 12-year old boys who liked to watch things explode. Spoilers - not much has changed! Should Helen Hunt have joined the IMF? Will Ethan Hunt outrun a twister in MI9? Join us as the #2 and #3 top movies of 1996 go head-to-head - the OG Mission: Impossible v. Twister!
58 minutes | Jan 21, 2019
S1 Ep2: First Wives Club v. The Long Kiss Goodnight
Josh and Dan pair up two wonderful films about awesome women (Geena, Diane, Goldie, Bette) taking vengeance on their awful exes. Does either deserve the Best Popular Film award? Is Josh secretly an amnesiac assassin? Will Dan be a good first wife? Tune in to find out!
56 minutes | Jan 21, 2019
S1 Ep1: Intro/Independence Day
Welcome to Snubs! Josh and Dan introduce the premise; reminisce about the mid-90s; and run down their top 5 picks for the imaginary Best Popular Film of 1996. Then, we talk about the only one we agree on - Independence Day!
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