How do we pull ourselves out of our every day lives and every day problems? How do we go to sleep after staying up too late to buy tickets to a movie and having that process not go brilliantly?
The super-peppy "Secret Life of Pets" may not help calm one down, but it certainly removes the drudgery of every day life.
Alan Eustace decided that he was going to take a balloon into the stratosphere, detach himself from it, and plummet to Earth. Now, he didn't just decide to do it, he actually did it and lived to tell the tale.
Today, Eustace is here to promote "14 Minutes from Earth," the documentary that delves into the jump, how it came to together, and how Eustace was able to survive such an incredible plummet.
This year has featured an inordinate number of sequels for films that are a decade, or more, old. Some of these movies feel like bits of crass commercialism intended to do nothing more than make a buck off of nostalgia. Others, however, are genuinely enjoyable.
Case in point: "Finding Dory."
The lead characters in "Morris from America" and "Bad Moms" both make decisions to walk off the proverbial cliff -- to deviate from that which is acceptable, in pursuit of something different.
Today's podcast brings those decisions into stark relief, including looking at the ramifications of them. Minor spoilers, major fun.
"Star Trek Beyond" follows on the heels of "Into Darkness," a not very good entry in the franchise. Does the new film, helmed by Justin Lin, return to form or does it indicate a potential death spiral for this new crew?