Movie of the Year: 2019 2019 Bracket Previews The Taste Buds preview their end of the year shows with discussions of over 100 movies, television shows, and albums! The Taste Buds know that brackets are the only way to make tough choices. It’s how we decided who was on the podcast, who we married, and…

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Movie of the Year: 2019 Century of the Year The Taste Buds hold our annual Century of the Year, where we take one shot of beer and discuss one 2019 moment of pop culture each minute for one-hundred minutes. This year, Taylor acts as the ringmaster leading a team of Mike, a team of Ryan,…

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Movie of the Year: 2019 Oscar Draft The Taste Buds hold their annual Oscar Draft, to see which team can garner the most nominations! 2019 has drawn to a close, but before we can say good-bye to one of the great years of movie-making, the Taste Buds–joined by special guest, Cassie, from the Unnatural 20’s–must perform…

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Movie of the Year: 2019 Marriage Story The Taste Buds each got to pick one of their favorite 2019 movies. Marriage Story is Ryan’s selection because his mama and his papa got a divorce. They said it wasn’t his fault, but he put a lot of extra pressure on them by being bad at youth…

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Movie of the Year: 2019 Us The Taste Buds each got to pick one of their favorite 2019 movies. Us is Mikes’s selection because he loves the way it shows horror is a flexible and expressive genre. He also loves how it is entertaining, fun, and thought provoking. The boys break down what the heck…

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Movie of the Year: 2019 The Farewell The Taste Buds each got to pick one of their favorite 2019 movies. The Farewell is Greg’s selection because he was blown away by the naturalistic acting, universal themes, and stunning shot composition. Also, he would just look at Awkwafina for hours, and this is the least creepy way…

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Movie of the Year: 1997 Finale Part 1 The Taste Buds continue their journey through 1997 with beginning of the end!   We have almost done it! This, the penultimate episode of the 1997 season, is so chock-full of delicious content that you’ll say, “Surely, this should be a 3-part episode.” And we’ll look down…

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Movie of the Year: 1997 Men In Black The Taste Buds continue their journey through 1997 with Men In Black!   Here come the Men In Black/ Galaga, Defender. This movie is sorta dumb, but in a way that’s like a big, warm blanket. Or slanket. Hey, guys, remember slankets? They were like snuggies if…

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Movie of the Year: 1997 Princess Mononoke The Taste Buds continue their journey through 1997 with Princess Mononoke!   [to the tune of the Annie-are-you-OK part of Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal”] Princess Mononoke! Studio Ghibli is all up in the guts of this podcast. We’re brave enough to declare we love the cinema of one…

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Movie of the Year: 1997 Contact The Taste Buds continue their journey through 1997 with Contact!   Are aliens real? Is anything real, man? But, yes, aliens are real as foretold by that guy from Blink-182 who also sang about spiders in that one song. What a bad song, and yet I think about it…

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