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.
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
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.”
Starting May 6th and every Monday in May our amazing guests will be helping us recap murder, misdeeds and mayhem.
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,”)
Invite your band mates over, grab some 40’s, order a pizza and take notes! Sup Doc has assembled 5 of the best Rock N’ Roll documentaries to binge watch. Oh, and maybe invite your drummer too? We know he can be a pain but he does own the van!
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.
Monday March 4th Paco discusses Abducted in Plain Sight with comedian Hayley Beacon. If you haven’t seen this crazy ass documentary yet do so now and then join the conversation.
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.
Monday Feb 4th we drop our talk with Andrew Ti (Yo, Is This Racist) on the new FYRE documentary by Chris Smith on Netflix.
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.
Whether its the holiday season and grandma is in bed and Uncle Joe is drunk or not we recommend watching these conspiracy docs with your fun cousins or friends! Roll one up and be prepared…
It’s Doc Time! We all have that family member where you probably shouldn’t bring up anything that’s happened in the past two years at dinner, but you love each other in silence. As you stare…
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…