Ep 174 ANIMAL PASSIONS with comedian Butch Escobar Today we’re covering Animal Passions, a 2004 BBC documentary by Christopher Spencer. It’s about Zoophiles, people who have sex with animals. Trigger warning! (Literally, the horse is…

Director Jordan Brady (I AM COMIC, I AM ROAD COMIC, I AM BATTLE COMIC) Paco and George meet up with Jordan Brady, who was a stand-up comedian before turning into a feature/documentary/commercial director. His trilogy…

 On today’s episode we’re talking about Q: Into the Storm, the six-part HBO docuseries.

Ep 171 WATCH OR NOT: JUST SAY NO On Episode 171 Paco and George have a freewheeling discussion around music, documentaries, and making incredibly bad personal life and career decisions. For example, Paco was approached…

George and Aviva Siegel dive into the portrayal of the 2019 college admissions scandal by Chris Smith, Operation Varsity Blues.

Today we’re talking to the filmmaking team behind the HBO docuseries – Heaven’s Gate: The Cult of Cults.

We are covering the all-time classic doc Grey Gardens directed by the Maysles brothers with comedian Amber Preston.

Hosts Paco Romane and George rant, review and recommend a few documentaries.

Paco and George review and recommend (or not) new documentaries in the streaming world.

Today we are covering Jessica Yu’s 2004 documentary In the Realms of the Unreal. 

On episode 163 host George Chen talks with a team of filmmakers who specialize in outsider Americana documentaries.

On episode 162 Paco and George play a few moments from some of their favorite interviews with great documentary directors.

On episode 161 George and Paco sit down with musician and journalist Kevin Seal to recap Alex Winter’s 2020 documentary Zappa.

On episode 160 host Paco Romane and George Chen talk with one of their favorite filmmakers Jeff Feuerzeig.

We get through episodes 6 through 9 of The Vow, which tries the patience of Paco, George, and returning guest Johnny Pemberton.

On episode 157 we recap the 2014 documentary Jaco currently streaming on Hulu. Jaco, the doc, is about the brief, brilliant and brutal musical career of the legendary electric bass player Jaco Pastorius a self-taught musician who changed the course of modern music.

The Vow documents the NXIVM organization, and how the founders attracted followers with their scientific-based approach to self-help, and how Raniere and actor Allison Mack were arrested on sex trafficking and racketeering charges.

Today we recap an all time classic, Capturing The Friedmans, and get into a lively debate about how this documentary stacks up in today’s world. Was director Andrew Jarecki irresponsible in how he handled the footage and information he had? Was there a bias towards helping Jesse? Will our guest Curtis Cook and Paco ever see eye-to-eye on this doc? Listen to find out!