Series: Solving Everything

  • 17. Corn and Porn

    We’re back from hiatus and have a lot to say. We briefly catch up on Covid-related life changes and Andy’s movie career, then dive into the question of “want to” […]

  • 16. Instant Replay: Coach Stories, Small Moments

    During our pod hiatus, we thought it’d be fun to send out some of our favorite moments. This one is from Episode 4: coach stories from our youth. “To the […]

  • 15. Apocolypto

    A deep dive into Mel Gibson’s masterpiece. We also cover Mel’s troubled worldview and prejudices, and the question of whether to abandon deeply flawed artists’ work.

  • 14. The God Episode

    As Dan would say….where to begin? This episode covers the Catholic God, the divinity of physics, seeking God (is Dan a Unitarian Universalist?), forgiveness, how maybe we’re all like Jesus, […]

  • 13. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and Artistic Integrity in Comedy

    Dan loves OUaTiH so much it almost hurts. We celebrate the movie and everything about it. Kris finally forgives Brad Pitt for cheating on Jen. Then deep dive into Eddie […]

  • 12. Solving School

    In this episode: prom; teenage male and female brains, bodies and sex drives; bullies; date rape; progressive education and what an ideal school looks like.

  • 11. Hoosiers: BONUS

    Olympics catch up, Larry Bird and driven athletes, Gene Hackman kicks ass in every movie he’s in (Superman! Unforgiven! Royal Tenenbaums!) and how we all need a pandemic coach.

  • 10. Hoosiers Deep Dive

    Hoosiers is the greatest and Gene Hackman is good in everything and at everything. Also, Indiana, Bobby Knight and more coach philosophy.

  • 9. Solving the Olympics

    Our first Zoom pod! Andy and Kris break down summer Olympics sports with some hilarious surprises (check out the graphic at olympic.org/modern-pentathalon). Dan joins in to talk more about Olympics, […]

  • 8. Mark Croft Interview: Bonus

    Mark and Andy nerd out on Star Wars, Firefly, and Battlestar Galactica. Metallica gets snubbed and Jethro Tull finally gets a Grammy after waiting for years on one leg for […]