Starring Man with Glasses

A column article, Paranoid Video by: Dylan Garsee, Nick Hanover

 

No longer content to merely review television through the creative use of Friskies gifs and awkward jokes, Dylan Garsee and Nick Hanover have moved on to the internet airwaves, co-hosting CB's own television podcast, Paranoid Video.


Paranoid Video Episode 1.06- "Starring Man with Glasses"

This week's Paranoid Video finds the boys discussing the fall network television schedule, which inevitably leads to some NBC head scratching. Also on the docket is Aaron Sorkin's upcoming HBO series Newsroom, which looks promising and provokes some high hopes from the duo. And the episode ends on a relatively high note as a serious discussion of the disappointment of The Sound of My Voice segues into an examination of everything Richard Linklater's new film Bernie got right. As always, you can listen to the episode at the player below or download it here

The fall network television schedule round-up begins at 3:12 and ends at 25:23

 

 

 

 

At 26:24, the spotlights turns to Aaron Sorkin's Newsroom, which continues until 37:24

 

 

And closing everything up is a duel review of The Sound of My Voice and Bernie, two indie films of wildly different quality. That talk starts up at 37:48 and goes until the end of the podcast.

 

 

Trailers for those films can be found below:

 

 

The theme song and namesake for the show is Total Control's excellent "Paranoid Video". The bumper music choices are below.

Tracklist:

13 & God- "Old Age"

Alias- "Goinswimmin"

Model 500- "Future"

And in case you forgot what they look like, here are some visual representations of Nick and Dylan, courtesy of Emily Marie Palmer:

Dylan Garsee is a freelance writer/bingo enthusiast currently living in Austin, TX. He is studying sociology, and when he's not winning trivia nights at pork-themed restaurants, writing a collection of essays on the gay perspective in geek culture. An avid record collector, Dylan can mostly be seen at Waterloo Records, holding that one God Speed You! Black Emperor record he can't afford and crying. You can follow him on twitter @garseed.


When he's not writing about the cape and spandex set and functioning as the Co-Managing Editor of Comics Bulletin, Nick Hanover is a book, film and music critic for Spectrum Culture and has contributed to No Tofu Magazine, Performer Magazine, Port City Lights and various other international publications. By which he means Canadian rags you have no reason to know anything about. He also translates for "Partytime" Lukash's Panel Panopticoand you can follow him on twitter @Nick_Hanover

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