Posts by Ryan Haley

The OCD Episode 15: Oliver’s New Year’s Eve Party

THE OCD 15: OLIVER’S NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY Mike and Ryan review the 14th episode of The O.C. On a very special episode of The OCD, Ryan’s brother, special guest star Greg, crashes the PopFilter studio and throws a podcasting party that gets out of control. Mike is worried about Ryan’s relationship with Greg. Greg decides to spend the…

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Movie of the Year: 2004

Movie of the Year 2004:   Now that the Eyes Wide Shut parades are over, and a nation rests its tired eyes after watching it over and over again since it won the trophy of Most 1999 Movie of 1999, it’s time to turn towards a new year, one with different numbers in its title and different…

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The OCD Episode 14: Chrismukkah

THE OCD 14: CHRISMUKKAH Mike and Ryan review the 13th episode of The O.C.! Mike is officially introduced to the bi-religious holiday of ‘Chrismukkah’, thanks to Ryan, who has set this up for his parents: the Catholic guest star Taylor and the Jewish Greg. At the same time, Ryan insists he has two godly forces helping…

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The OCD Episode 13: Fight on the Baseball Diamond

THE OCD 13: THE FIGHT ON THE BASEBALL DIAMOND Mike and Ryan review the twelvth episode of The O.C! Mike learns more about Ryan when they’re paired for a school history project. Ryan isn’t the macho tough guy he puts out to his friends, but he is quite a nice person with a perfect home life. But…

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Movie of the Year: 1999 – Best of Rushmore


  Movie of the Year 1999: Best of Rushmore The Taste Buds review their favorite Rushmores of the season! Everyone is still hard at work prepping the new season of Movie of the Year: 2004, so kickback and enjoy this look back at the season that was. On this week’s episode, we choose our favorite Rushmore segments,…

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The OCD Episode 10: The Kickoff Carnival

THE OCD 10: THE KICKOFF CARNIVAL Mike and Ryan review the ninth episode of The O.C. At the opening day of the new school year, Mike doesn’t feel like he fits on his new podcast called The OCD, and Ryan doesn’t make the situation any better when he and his jock friends continue to bully and harass both him…

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The OCD Episode 9: The Mother Intervention


THE OCD 9: THE MOTHER INTERVENTION Mike and Ryan review the seventh episode of The O.C.! On this episode of The OCD, Ryan is in a hospital in Burbank recovering from his near-fatal drug overdose in Studio City. Meanwhile, Mike unfairly blames Ryan for his own condition and forbids him from seeing himself. Mike starts his new job, but…

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The OCD Episode 8: The Tijuana Bar Scene

THE OCD 8: THE TIJUANA BAR SCENE Mike and Ryan review the seventh episode of The O.C.! Mike and Ryan hit the road to party in Tijuana. Taylor wants to tag along with them in order to get back with Mike, but he later changes her mind when he sees Taylor making out with Greg. Back in…

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Movie of the Year: 1999 – American Beauty

American Beauty

Movie of the Year 1999: American Beauty The Taste Buds discuss the 1999 movie American Beauty! Join Greg, Mike and Ryan as they tackle this movie with their current 2018 mindsets, including what it’s like to see Kevin Spacey again, what it’s like to watch an old man seduce a high school student, old-school homophobia, and what happens…

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The OCD Episode 7: Caleb’s Birthday Party

THE OCD 7: CALEB’S BIRTHDAY PARTY On this episode of the OCD, Ryan’s uptight father, Mike, comes for a visit along with his new girlfriend, Taylor, a 24-year-old model. Mike does not hesitate to speak his mind and immediately angers both Greg and Ryan, and browbeats Taylor, with constant criticism about their backgrounds, while Ryan…

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