Some of the themes we talk about with our guest Florentina Tanase in this episode are mental illness, loneliness, pop culture, technology and how this bizarre tale led to a deadly convergence.
On Ep 121 George interviews director Dava Whisenant about her award winning film Bathtubs Over Broadway (streaming on Netflix). The film follows the arc of comedy writer Steve Young (Late Show with David Letterman) as he discovers the little-known world of industrial musical theater.
Welcome to Biopsy! Our new show we recap BioPics in a loose, funny format and dropping episodes whenever we can. On episode 1 we look at “Rocketman,” about the life and music of Elton John
Biopics get the Sup Doc treatment as we examine them, pick ’em apart and finally present our prognosis. This is a fun sidecar project to our regular Sup Doc episodes. We thought biopics are the perfect compliment to documentaries and they are SO MANY of them! So we’ll be recapping biopics in a loose, funny format and dropping episodes whenever we can.
We recap the Bob Dylan concert film Rolling Thunder Revue. Rolling Thunder is a Martin Scorsese mocumenatry that is part Zelig part This Is Spinal Tap
Director Ian McFarland explains his great love for his Godfathers Of Hardcore subjects, Agnostic Front.
Long Shot is the story of Juan Catalan who was accused of the execution style murder of 16 year old Martha Puebla in Los Angeles. Catalan was up for the death penalty but his dedicated lawyer hunted for his only alibi that would exonerate him – video footage from a Dodgers game.
There are many reasons that this case entranced the world, but it may be what Knox says herself: “Either I’m a psychopath in sheep’s clothing or I am YOU.”
Ep 115 Mommy Dead and Dearest with comedian & actor Ally Johnson Sup Doc The Premier Podcast About Documentaries Every Monday in May: A New True Crime Documentary for MAYHEM MONTH! Just in time…
The first episode in our MAYHEM series were we cover True Crime documentaries every monday in May! First up, the documentary The Legend of Cocaine Island.
EARTH DAY! Ep113 of Sup Doc podcast we tackle the Flat Earth documentary BEHIND THE CURVE. Our guest is comedian Sean Keane (“Another Period,” “Billy On The Street,”)
Hosts Paco Romane and George Chen recap the Alex Gibney’s HBO documentary The Inventor: Out For Blood In Silicon Valley with Bay Area comedian Sara DeForest. If you’re not familiar with this story it centers around the latest captivating fraud from the tales of Silicon Valley “geniuses”, and is worthy of discussion next to Hulu’s Fyre Festival documentary, “Fyre Fraud.
This Sup Doc exclusive was put together when Peterson approached us about his access to the infamous “Pee Tape” referred to in the Steele Dossier, suspiciously left out of the Mueller Report.
On episode 110 we recap the HBO doc “Leaving Neverland” with comedian Chris Martin. This was a great interview and we get deep in the details. We lead with our hearts in this talk as this is a tough but important subject matter.
If truth is stranger than fiction it doesn’t get stranger than this hit true crime documentary Abducted In Plain Sight.
Theory of Obscurity: A Film About the Residents. This film peels back some of the mysterious layers surrounding the San Francisco experimental music entity.
The battles of Fyre Festival docs w guest Andrew Ti (Yo, Is This Racist?) and we break down antiheroes with white privilege, scammer culture, and FuckJerry.
Our very first Sup Doc Documentary Quiz Show was amazing! Standing room only! Our esteemed guests and comedians Alex Falcone (Voted Portland’s Funniest Person), Kate Willett (Netflix, Jim Jefferies Show), Mike Drucker (The Tonight Show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee), and Molly Sanchez ( Failure to Launch, Red All Over: A Handmaid’s Tale Recap) were hilarious, smart and ready for some documentary trivia!
We talk with director William Badgley about his documentaries about musicians The Slits, KARP, and Don Letts.
Restrepo is a 2010 American documentary film about the Afghanistan war, directed by American journalist Sebastian Junger and British photojournalist Tim Hetherington.The film explores the year that Junger and Hetherington spent in Afghanistan on assignment for…