Episode 79 — Favoritism (Our 2011 Besties)

19 Dec

Our last non-interview, non-torture episode of the year is all about our favorite books, movies, TV shows, interviews, etc. for the 2011 year.  You can see our lists below, but you’ll want to listen to hear our reasons.

Plus:  we spend a little time saying thank you to everyone who listened and appeared on the show.  Why?  Because we love you.  Obviously.  Show us a little love back by leaving a response to the following questions:

What books, movies, and TV shows were your favorites for 2011 (whether published this year or not)?  Which interviews, roundtables, and Torture Media episodes did you most enjoy?

We hope you enjoy the episode!

Note:  If you have iTunes and like this show, please give us a review on our iTunes page, or feel free to email us with your thoughts about the show!

Here’s the episode (show notes are below):
Episode 79 — Download (MP3)

Intro and Our Favorites (0:00 – 36:43)

Jen’s List:

  • Favorite Book:  Of Blood and Honey by Stina Leicht (Episode 4.5)
  • Favorite Non-Fiction Book:  The Death and Life of the Great American School System by Diane Ravitch
  • Favorite TV Show:  Eureka (Soft) and Fringe (Hard)
  • Favorite Movie (2011 Releases):  Super 8
  • Favorite Movie (Viewed in 2011):  Ip Man
  • Favorite SandF Guest:  Jason Sanford  (See Episodes 14, 4.0a, 4.0b, 5.6, and 6.2)
  • Favorite Interview:  Celine Kiernan (Episodes 28a and 28b)
    (Yes, Jen is a moron for selecting something from last year…)
  • Favorite Roundtable Discussion:  Eaton Editions (Part One and Part Two)
  • Favorite Torture Media Episode:  Modelland (Episode 6.3)

Shaun’s List:

  • Favorite Book:  Osama by Lavie Tidhar (Episode 5.7)
  • Favorite Non-Fiction Book:  Walking with the Comrades by Arundhati Roy
  • Favorite TV Show:  Game of Thrones (see my reviews starting here)
  • Favorite Movie (2011 Releases):  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part Two)
  • Favorite Movie (Viewed in 2011):  Never Let Me Go
  • Favorite SandF Guest:  Jason Sanford (See Episodes 144.0a4.0b5.6, and 6.2)
  • Favorite Interview:  Lauren Beukes (Episode 2.3)
  • Favorite Roundtable Discussion:  The Eaton Editions (Part One and Part Two)
  • Favorite Torture Media Episode:  Modelland (Episode 6.3)

Our new intro music is “Time Flux” by Revolution Void (CC BY 3.0).

That’s all, folks!  Thanks for listening.  See you next week.

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2 Responses to “Episode 79 — Favoritism (Our 2011 Besties)”

  1. Jeyna Grace December 19, 2011 at 11:11 pm #

    NIce list!

  2. Kyle December 20, 2011 at 5:01 pm #

    Favourite book: Game of Thrones
    Favourite Non-Fiction Book: Stupid White Men
    Favourite TV Show: Spooks/ Game of Thrones
    Favourite Movie (released in 2011): Super 8 (Mwhahahahaha Shaun)
    Favourite Movie (Watched in 2011): Yes Man
    Favourite Guest: Jason
    Favourite Interview: Paul Gehesses
    Favourite Roundtable: The one with Akira.
    Favourite Torture Media: Modelland.

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