Paco and George review and recommend (or not) new documentaries in the streaming world.
We get through episodes 6 through 9 of The Vow, which tries the patience of Paco, George, and returning guest Johnny Pemberton.
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!
Ep 151 A GENUINE FORGER with comedian Scott Simpson On episode 151 Paco and George talk with comedian and podcaster Scott Simpson. We recap the documentary A Genuine Forger that profiles Guy Ribes, one of…
Sup Doc The Premier Documentary Podcast This episode we watched Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich a four-part Netflix docuseries directed by Lisa Bryant. Based on James Patterson’s 2016 book, Filthy Rich takes a look at the…
Sup Doc The Premier Podcast About Documentaries TIGER KING AND I (BONUS) Hello Tiger King fans! On this bonus episode the entire Sup Doc team (Paco, George and Will) gathers to do a follow up…
How can we sum up the Joe Exotic/Carole Baskin story in one sentence when it took Netflix 7 episodes? So much straight up weirdness lurks in the heart of America- let Paco and George be your guides.
Sup Doc The Premier Documentary Podcast Ep 138 McMillions with hosts Paco Romane and George Chen On episode 138 of Sup Doc Paco and George recap the new multipart documentary series McMillions currently streaming on…
Paco and George watched Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez on Netflix, directed by Geno McDermott.
I liked this documentary series a lot but where I think it went wrong was that it was looking at the wrong reasons WHY Aaron was a killer.
We had no idea that there was such a thing as “Rule Zero” of the Internet. It makes sense, especially because cute cat videos have been the best thing the Internet has brought us.
Biopsy – Biopics Under The Scope Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile “Not not guilty” Trigger warning? It’s about Ted Bundy. That’s a lot of triggers. Paco and George look at Joe Berlinger’s double dip…
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.
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.
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.
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.