Truelove's Show

#17 - Comic-Con TV/Movie News and Trailers Reaction

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Truelove's Show is hosted by Josh Truelove, a historian of comedy and United States popular culture, and features conversations with historians, scholars, and other interesting people.
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#19 Game of Thrones Emmy Preview
Josh sits down with historians Kortney Arnold, Michael Bailey, and Caleb Pennington to discuss the 31 Emmy nominations for Game of Thrones, and offer their opinions on the controversial eighth and final season. 
51:48
September 20, 2019
#18 - Preview: Greatest Comedian of All Time Bracket
Josh previews an upcoming series on the podcast where he and guests will decide who the greatest comedian of all time is. 
09:33
August 18, 2019
#17 - Comic-Con TV/Movie News and Trailers Reaction
Josh sits down with historians Kortney Arnold and Michael Bailey to discuss their opinions on the latest television and movie news/trailers out of San Diego Comic-Con, such as: Stranger Things 3, IT: Chapter 2, Rambo: Last Blood, Top Gun: Maverick, Terminator: Dark Fate, The Witcher, The Expanse, Watchmen, Snowpiercer, His Dark Materials, Star Trek, The Walking Dead, Westworld, and the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe updates such as Thor: Love and Thunder, Black Widow, Blade, and much more. 
1:24:14
July 22, 2019
#16 - Kristina Hill
Josh talks with Kristina Hill about her theory of Cultural Infiltration, Pan-Africanism, Afro-Futurism, Representation/Diversity in popular culture, Black Panther, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and how long we think Chadwick Boseman will continue to play T/Challa.  Kristina Hill studies Publishing at Eastern Florida State College. Follow her on Twitter at @Kinatelle.
39:05
July 18, 2019
#15 - Dr. Alane Presswood
Josh talks with Dr. Alane Presswood about her research on Utopian Apocalypses, particularly in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. They also discuss their favorite MCU moments, why they're both #TeamTony, the Game of Thrones finale, and Dr. Presswood's upcoming book: Digital Domestics: Food Blogs, Post Feminism, and the Creation of Expertise. Dr. Presswood is a digital rhetorician and the Director of Oral Communication and Professor at Hollins University.
46:54
July 9, 2019
#14 - Democratic Primary Debate and NBA Free Agency Reactions
Josh sits down with historians Kortney Arnold, Michael Bailey, and Caleb Pennington to give their reactions to the first Democratic Primary Debates. They talk about their favorite moments, the biggest weirdo on stage, the most cringeworthy moments, who had the best/worst showing, and organize all of the candidates into three categories: Conservative, Moderate, and Progressive. They also discuss the latest NBA free agency news.
1:39:48
July 2, 2019
#13 - Movie Star Debate
Josh sits down with English Ph.D. Sharon Wofford and Historians Kortney Arnold, Michael Bailey, Caleb Pennington, and Elizabeth Petretti to answer the question: Who is the biggest movie star of all time?
1:27:20
June 24, 2019
#12 - Dr. Matt Sienkiewicz @mediastudied
Dr. Matt Sienkiewicz @mediastudied is a professor of communications and international studies. He is the chair of the Communications department at Boston College Josh sits down with Matt Sienkiewicz to discuss teaching comedy, the most famous comedy films, their favorite sitcom characters, The Daily Show, their favorite standup comedians, and their love for Popstar and The Office
1:23:43
June 11, 2019
Episode 11: Star Wars Episode IX Trailer Reaction
Josh sits down with historian Kortney Arnold and English Ph.D. Sharon Wofford to discuss their reactions to the Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker teaser trailer.
1:14:38
June 4, 2019
Episode 10: Trae Wisecarver @OutlawHistorian
Josh talks with Trae Wisecarver @OutlawHistorian about his Civil War work, his viral video, and their love for professional wrestling.
52:18
June 1, 2019
Stop Being Boring - Episode 9: Game of Thrones Reactions and Predictions
Josh sits down with fellow historians Kortney Arnold, Elizabeth Petretti, Michael Bailey, and Dominic Ferrara to discuss their thoughts and predictions for how Game of Thrones will end. Warning: Spoilers ahead.
48:49
April 28, 2019
Stop Being Boring - Episode 8: Cryptozoology
Josh sits down with fellow historians Kortney Arnold, Kyle Madsen, Caleb Pennington, Michael Bailey, and Benjamin Bertrand to discuss Cryptozoology and its role in History, Science, and life in general.
53:13
April 16, 2019
Stop Being Boring - Episode 7: Dr. Matthew Warshauer
Dr. Matthew Warshauer is history professor at Central Connecticut State University. Josh sits down with Dr. Warshauer to discuss American Studies, teaching 9/11, his upcoming book and documentary on 9/11, writing for a popular audience vs an academic audience, and wild stories from Dr. Warshauer's career.
1:04:01
April 9, 2019
Stop Being Boring - Episode 6: "The Joker" Trailer Reaction
Josh sits down with fellow historians Kortney Arnold, Michael Bailey, and Kyle Madsen to discuss their opinions on the trailer for the new film "The Joker."
43:46
April 5, 2019
Stop Being Boring - Episode 5: Ben Alba
Josh sits down with DePaul University College of Law Professor Ben Alba to discuss Comedy, Steve Allen, The Tonight Show, Writing, Teaching, and a hilarious encounter with Sid Caesar!
1:05:40
April 1, 2019
Stop Being Boring - Episode 4: Jason Herbert #HATM
Stop Being Boring - Episode 4: Jason Herbert #HATM by Josh Truelove
1:07:01
March 11, 2019
Stop Being Boring - Episode 3: Dr. Michael Green
Stop Being Boring - Episode 3: Dr. Michael Green by Josh Truelove
49:55
February 25, 2019
Stop Being Boring - Episode 2: Dr. dann j. Broyld
Stop Being Boring - Episode 2: Dr. dann j. Broyld by Josh Truelove
49:19
February 17, 2019
Stop Being Boring Episode 1: Dr. Heather Cox Richardson
Stop Being Boring Episode 1: Dr. Heather Cox Richardson by Josh Truelove
49:07
February 9, 2019
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