Lunchtime! Christmas is fast approaching and Jim and A.Ron have a whole list of games they want to check out over the break. Jim wants to know why we make fake snow. He did fracture a rib on the bunny slope, so it’s understandable that he’s skeptical. A.Ron sips the prettiest rum he’s ever seen. And get a peek behind the curtain into how Bald Move movies are picked. Jim and A.Ron will open presents at the next Lunch!
David and John discuss Season 2 Episode 6 of The White Lotus – Abductions. They begin by revisiting Rocco’s opening lines in Episode 1 and applying Tanya’s fortune teller’s words to what might happen in the season finale. Then, they recap a series of abductions, a group of angry Sicilian women, and the increasingly concerning behavior of Ethan. Finally, David and John check in with the deadpool and read listener feedback.
Here’s what’s happening this week on Bald Move.
Lindsay Lohan returns to the screen in a shiny new Christmas movie with all of your favorite cliches. Watch a trust fund adult go from trope to trope in a delightful addition to the vault of Hallmark movies that you’ve watched already, don’t deny it. Grab your fuzziest blanket and a mug of hot chocolate and settle in for the latest reincarnation of your favorite Christmas movies.
David and John discuss Season One of Andor as a whole with the help of two great guests. First, they have an extended conversation with Maester Anthony of the Electric Bookaloo and Cocoon of Horrors podcasts about what made Andor so special compared to other recent media. Then, Marilyn R. Pukkila returns to discuss the hero’s journey and “saga heroes” in a bonus interview. Finally, David and John answer listener feedback.
Lunchtime! The Bald Move First Rum Christmas is in full swing! The Christmas archive is now available to Club Members. And A.Ron’s Christmas playlist is live for all to enjoy. This is a lunch you will want to watch! Jim cranks out some AI art creations live. It will shock, delight, and scare you. And hear about A.Ron and Jim’s future authorial ambitions.
All December long Jim and A.Ron will be bringing you First Rum Christmas! Settle in because your favorite hosts have an advent calendar of rum and some great Christmas movies to discuss. First up is David Harbour’s action/Xmas flick, Violent Night. With John Wick levels of violence and surprises up every chimney, this movie deserves a way better score on Rotten Tomatoes.
Is your brain melting yet? What is the significance of The Awakening by Kate Chopin? What do the triangles in the eyes mean? How many simulations are there? Hold together your brain soup and take a look back on this season with us. Find Kim Renfro’s work here. Looking for more creepy things? Check out this SCP database.
Sansa is now a pup alone, surrounded by lions. Joffrey is a monster and Cersei rules in his name. Will Ned’s daughter be savvy enough to recognize the Hound and Tyrion as allies? Jan Doolittle Wilson returns to talk it over. Then historian Iain MacInnis discusses House of the Dragon and historical parallels.
This Month on the Lorehounds – December 2022
It’s a dark look at a 1930s conspiracy concerning water rights in the desert city of Los Angeles. Sounds dry, right? Wrong! Watch Jack Nicholson in his prime play Detective Jake Gittes follow a trail of clues that leads him to the deep pockets of the rich. Faye Dunaway stars opposite as a dynamic and tragic figure. It’s not a cheerful end, but it’s one that will keep you thinking.