Posts by Mike Gravagno

Movie of the Year 2018-Roma

Movie of the Year 2018: Roma The Taste Buds review the 2018 movie, Roma! Join host Greg as he throws contestants Ryan and Mike into the pit of mortal combat to see owns Roma and wins the coveted title of Greg’s number one best friend! The Taste Buds tackle everything about the movie, from its quiet nature,…

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THE OCD 29: THE LIGHTHOUSE GRAND OPENING

THE OCD 29: THE LIGHTHOUSE GRAND OPENING Mike and Ryan review the 24th episode of The OC, The Proposal! On a very special episode of The OCD, Ryan and Mike start to get back together, but things are put on hold when they run into Ryan’s ex and Ryan’s mom at the Jamba Juice. Meanwhile, Mike and Ryan’s new restaurant…

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THE OCD 28: THE NANA

THE OCD 28: THE NANA Mike and Ryan review the 23rd episode of The OC, The Nana! On a very special episode of The OCD, Mike and Ryan nervously await the arrival of Mike’s mother, the Nana. But when she shows up (early, no less) the Nana is a kindler gentler version of herself–she’s even nice to Ryan! Meanwhile,…

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WRITERS’ BLOCK 33: CALLIOPE EDITOR MELINDA SHERRILL

Writers’ Block (Sort Of Live)! Melinda Sherrill, Calliope Art and Literary Magazine‘s Editor-in-Chief   Last spring, Mike sat down with Melinda Sherrill, who was the Editor-in-Chief of Chapman University’s Lit Journal, Calliope Art and Literary Magazine, at the time. The two discuss the process of putting together an issue of the Magazine, how Calliope changed over…

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The OCD Episode 19: The Mix Tape 1, Pt. 2

THE OCD 19: THE MIX TAPE 1, PART 2 Mike and Ryan continue to review the first soundtrack for The OC, Mix 1! On a very special episode of The OCD, Mike takes Ryan on a journey through the back half of the music of the greatest show in TV history. Ryan still hasn’t heard one lick of one…

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Movie of the Year: 2004- Million Dollar Baby

Clint Eastwood & Hillary Swank

Movie of the Year 2004: Million Dollar Baby The Taste Buds discuss the 2004 film Million Dollar Baby! Clint Eastwood enters the Movie of the Year lexicon as our first actor/director/angry old man and he’s bringing the 2004 Best Picture winner to uppercut every other film on the bracket. Join host Greg as he pits contestants Ryan…

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Movie of the Year: 2004- Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Movie of the Year 2004: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind The Taste Buds discuss the 2004 movie Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Greg leads Mike and Ryan through discussions covering Charlie Kaufmann’s evolution as a screenwriter, the nature of memory, and where the film stands on relationships in general. Plus, the Buds build…

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