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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 51 – Guilty Pleasure TV, Need for Speed, Kill Your Darlings and The Americans




OV51 – Guilty Pleasure TV, Need for Speed, Kill Your Darlings and The Americans

This episode was recorded March 25th. The guys share some of their Guilty Pleasure TV shows. Shows discussed include a bevy of “reality” series as well as the likes of pro wrestling, Prison Break and Glee.

For Potpourri, the guys talk about Need For Speed, Oblivion, the trailer for God’s Not Dead, Kill Your Darlings and more.

There’s also a surprise appearance by Mike’s brother Kevin in a “deleted scene” from OV43, the Guilty Pleasure Movies episode.

Runtime: 1:20:03

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The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Ep 39 – TV and Tangents with Tank, OV Archives

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Here’s the latest episode of The Obsessive Viewer Podcast! I’m fighting either the flu of food poisoning to get this to you guys. Mike and Tiny couldn’t record this week, so I had a nice solo chat with Tank, the cohost of one of my favorite movie podcasts, about TV and the entertainment industry.

Then I grabbed some never-before-released clips from the OV Archives to

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Belated Emmys Wrap Up


I’m not big on award shows. I don’t like the self-congratulatory nature of them and I can’t stand the politics behind it. Having said that, I didn’t watch the Emmys. I thought about it, I even intended to watch them and livetweet them the next morning. But I didn’t bother. I’ll still share a few thoughts about them here, albeit several days later. Continue reading

Television’s Most Annoying Characters

Over the last decade, there’s been a steady shift toward more cinematic storytelling on the small screen. TV has dug its heels into the consciousness of the viewer like it never has before. While the television medium has become a juggernaut of long-form storytelling, it is not without its cast of disposable, irritating characters.

Everyone has that one character they wouldn’t mind seeing buried alive on a beach, mauled to death by a female goat or drowned in a creek filled with tears of their own narcissistic self-pity. Below you’ll find some of the characters whose appearances will have me checking my twitter feed, updating my Facebook or biding my time contemplating why I would even watch a show with such an irritating character.

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