Movie of the Year: 1985 Mix Tape   The Taste Buds discuss 1985’s music by putting together a mix tape of 85’s greatest jams. The Taste Buds are joined by their lady-buds, the improbable Unnatural 20s who were like negative six when these songs came out. But they know about Huey Lewis, and they for…

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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 2018: 2018 Mixtape The Taste Budz have mixtape fever and the only prescription is more mixtape. Can the dudes manage to craft, live and uninterrupted, a mix tape of the best songs of 2018? I don’t know, man, you’re going to have to listen, but I bet whatever they do is…

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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 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, where…

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In the final Chapman Radio* flashback episode, Mike talks to local Orange County musician (and provider of Writers’ Block music) Stevie Talks. Stevie has toured the country with various bands, and now focuses on his solo career, while going back to schools to get his degree in Economics. The two talk about the ups and…

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WAKE N BAKE In which Erin informs you of the best movies to blaze to Mormons and LDS people have a lot of experience being the butt of the country’s jokes.  Don’t get me wrong, they deserve a lot of it.  (Contributing funds to California’s Proposition 8 campaign?  The church should receive far worse than…

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WAKE N BAKE in which Erin informs you of the best movies to blaze to As many herb enthusiasts will tell you, one of the most kick-ass traditional blazing spots is a summer music festival.  Getting high enhances all of the inherent good associated with festivals–live music in the great outdoors–while mitigating the inherently crappy–hot,…

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Mad Men: The Drinking Game; or Why Punk Sucks                   Punk rock  is terrible.  Now, I’m not talking about the music alone, because though the vast majority of it is unlistenable garbage, there are some bands in that genre that are undeniably great. I grew up on a healthy diet of Green Day, The…

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