Anya and Alan welcome Joshua Unruh to talk about one his favorite Hard Boiled Detective movies- Brick from Writer and Director Rian Johnson. We talk about the difference between Noir vs Hard Boiled, low-budget camera tricks, and A Prairie Home Companion.


Billy Wilder Filmography

A Long Time Ago, there was a show called Veronica Mars

Iambic Pentameter is a meter in poetry or speech

What is a skell? And what the hell is a yegg??

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Anna's Hiku

An ear for podcasts,

An eye for photography,

A heart for the truth

Our theme song is Background Blues Guitar by Blowball Music.

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Alan Allstrom