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Something Serial

By Something Serial
Join your hosts Kevin McCarthy and Gerrit Elzinga as they explore serialized works of art. Whether it be a film series, a band's discography, or whatever you suggest - there's definitely a deep dive to be had.
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#208 - *fyweEep!* (Batman & Robin, Pt. 2)
Once again, the boys are back to discuss the "Batman" franchise. Kevin and Gerrit dissect the granddaddy of all terrible movies, "Batman & Robin." Director Joel Schumacher returns to helm the project, George Clooney dons the cape and cowl, Chris O'Donnell returns as the titular Robin, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Uma Thurman join the ranks as villains Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy, respectively, and Alicia Silverstone squeezes in as Barbara Wilson / Batgirl. This season is all about the original 4 films in the Batman anthology (maybe they'll tackle more????). To see the accompanying YouTube video, head to this link ►► https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL56PxH8R3cilcgUJZWgFo_WHGd59QhNKg For an expanded episode, head over to The Kerrit Podcast's feed or YouTube playlist - whichever you prefer ►► https://anchor.fm/kerritpod https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL56PxH8R3cilMBPQuFA8YbHVkDprztbkp GO HERE TO HELP ACHIEVE EQUALITY AND END SYSTEMIC RACISM (CONSTANTLY UPDATING BECAUSE, OBVIOUSLY) ►► theradicaldatabase.com Want to reach out? Email, Tweet, or Message the page ►► facebook.com/KerritPod twitter.com/KerritPod KerritPod@gmail.com This episode is sponsored by ►► Anchor (and technically Spotify) anchor.fm For more info about the film ►► https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118688/
49:10
January 9, 2021
#207 - "Now - Here's Where Everything Goes *North*" (Batman & Robin, Pt. 1)
Back to Batman basics! Kevin and Gerrit hit the ground running as they talk about the least-respected Batman film since... well... "Batman Forever." Director Joel Schumacher returns to helm the project, George Clooney dons the cape and cowl, Chris O'Donnell returns as the titular Robin, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Uma Thurman join the ranks as villains Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy, respectively, and Alicia Silverstone squeezes in as Barbara Wilson / Batgirl. How could you possibly miss this fantastic episode?? This season is all about the original 4 films in the Batman anthology (maybe they'll tackle more????). To see the accompanying YouTube video, head to this link ►► https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL56PxH8R3cilcgUJZWgFo_WHGd59QhNKg For an expanded episode, head over to The Kerrit Podcast's feed or YouTube playlist - whichever you prefer ►► https://anchor.fm/kerritpod https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL56PxH8R3cilMBPQuFA8YbHVkDprztbkp GO HERE TO HELP ACHIEVE EQUALITY AND END SYSTEMIC RACISM (CONSTANTLY UPDATING BECAUSE, OBVIOUSLY) ►► theradicaldatabase.com Want to reach out? Email, Tweet, or Message the page ►► facebook.com/KerritPod twitter.com/KerritPod KerritPod@gmail.com This episode is sponsored by ►► Anchor (and technically Spotify) anchor.fm For more info about the film ►► https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118688/
32:34
December 18, 2020
#206 - Studio Interference or Balls to the Wall Insane? (Batman Forever, Pt. 2)
This is Part 2 of Kevin and Gerrit's deep-dive into the third Batman movie in the original anthology, and if you have followed the breadcrumbs to this destination, you know you're in for a truncated Kerrit experience! It's all Batman, all the time on this feed this season! Your warm & kindly hosts Kevin and Gerrit will fill you in on all good things "Batman Forever." They continue to talk about Jim Carrey as The Riddler, Tommy Lee Jones as Two-Face, Nicole Kidman as Dr. Chase Meridian, Chris O'Donnell as Robin, and Val's take on Batman. This season is all about the original 4 films in the Batman anthology (maybe they'll tackle more????). To see the accompanying YouTube video, head to this link ►► https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL56PxH8R3cilcgUJZWgFo_WHGd59QhNKg For an expanded episode, head over to The Kerrit Podcast's feed or YouTube playlist - whichever you prefer ►► https://anchor.fm/kerritpod https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL56PxH8R3cilMBPQuFA8YbHVkDprztbkp GO HERE TO HELP ACHIEVE EQUALITY AND END SYSTEMIC RACISM (CONSTANTLY UPDATING BECAUSE, OBVIOUSLY) ►► theradicaldatabase.com Want to reach out? Email, Tweet, or Message the page ►► facebook.com/KerritPod twitter.com/KerritPod KerritPod@gmail.com This episode is sponsored by ►► Anchor (and technically Spotify) anchor.fm For more info about the film ►► https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112462/
47:55
November 28, 2020
#205 - 2 Villains and a New Batman Walk Into a Bar (Batman Forever, Pt. 1)
This is Part 1 of Kevin and Gerrit's deep-dive into the third Batman movie in the original anthology, and if you have followed the bread crumbs to this destination, you know you're in for a truncated Kerrit experience! It's all Batman, all the time on this feed this season! Your warm & kindly hosts Kevin and Gerrit will fill you in on all good things "Batman Forever." Val Kilmer steps into Michael Keaton's boots and takes up the mantle of Gotham's Dark Knight. Directed by Joel Schumacher and starring Jim Carrey, Tommy Lee Jones, Nicole Kidman, and Chris O'Donnell, what are Kevin and Gerrit's overall opinions? This season is all about the original 4 films in the Batman anthology (maybe they'll tackle more????). To see the accompanying YouTube video, head to this link ►► https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL56PxH8R3cilcgUJZWgFo_WHGd59QhNKg For an expanded episode, head over to The Kerrit Podcast's feed or YouTube playlist - whichever you prefer ►► https://anchor.fm/kerritpod https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL56PxH8R3cilMBPQuFA8YbHVkDprztbkp GO HERE TO HELP ACHIEVE EQUALITY AND END SYSTEMIC RACISM (CONSTANTLY UPDATING BECAUSE, OBVIOUSLY) ►► theradicaldatabase.com Want to reach out? Email, Tweet, or Message the page ►► facebook.com/KerritPod twitter.com/KerritPod KerritPod@gmail.com This episode is sponsored by ►► Anchor (and technically Spotify) anchor.fm For more info about the film ►► https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112462/
43:49
November 20, 2020
#204 - Dark, Gothic and a New Tone (Batman Returns, Pt. 2)
Part 2 of "Batman Returns," has arrived! Season 2, episode 4 sees Michael Keaton return as Batman in the last Tim Burton-helmed movie. Your hosts cannonball right into the icy-gothic-inspired film. Stay tuned for the next in the series, "Batman Forever," starring Val Kilmer as the titular role! This season is all about the original 4 films in the Batman anthology (maybe they'll tackle more????). To see the accompanying YouTube video, head to this link ►► https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL56PxH8R3cilcgUJZWgFo_WHGd59QhNKg For an expanded episode, head over to The Kerrit Podcast's feed or YouTube playlist - whichever you prefer ►► https://anchor.fm/kerritpod https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL56PxH8R3cilMBPQuFA8YbHVkDprztbkp GO HERE TO HELP ACHIEVE EQUALITY AND END SYSTEMIC RACISM (CONSTANTLY UPDATING BECAUSE, OBVIOUSLY) ►► theradicaldatabase.com Want to reach out? Email, Tweet, or Message the page ►► facebook.com/KerritPod twitter.com/KerritPod KerritPod@gmail.com This episode is sponsored by ►► Anchor (and technically Spotify) anchor.fm For more info about the film ►► https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103776/
39:47
November 13, 2020
#203 - "We'll Do Batman Returns Next Week" (Batman Returns, Pt. 1)
If you haven't guessed by the title, Kevin and Gerrit of Kerrit fame are keeping it short this week so they can expand next week! Episode 203 (season 2, episode 3) sees Michael Keaton return as Batman in the last Tim Burton-helmed movie. Your hosts dip their toes into the icy-gothic-inspired film. Stay tuned for part 2! This season is all about the original 4 films in the Batman anthology (maybe they'll tackle more????). To see the accompanying YouTube video, head to this link ►► https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL56PxH8R3cilcgUJZWgFo_WHGd59QhNKg For an expanded episode, head over to The Kerrit Podcast's feed or YouTube playlist - whichever you prefer ►► https://anchor.fm/kerritpod https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL56PxH8R3cilMBPQuFA8YbHVkDprztbkp GO HERE TO HELP ACHIEVE EQUALITY AND END SYSTEMIC RACISM (CONSTANTLY UPDATING BECAUSE, OBVIOUSLY) ►► theradicaldatabase.com Want to reach out? Email, Tweet, or Message the page ►► facebook.com/KerritPod twitter.com/KerritPod KerritPod@gmail.com This episode is sponsored by ►► Anchor (and technically Spotify) anchor.fm For more info about the film ►► https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103776/
24:06
October 30, 2020
#202 - "I'm Still Batman" (Batman 1989, Pt. 2)
Episode 202 (season 2, episode 2) officially takes a deep-dive into the world of Batman. Officially brought to the big screen by Tim Burton and Warner Bros. in 1989, this film stars Michael Keaton as Batman, Jack Nicholson as The Joker, Kim Basinger as Vicki Vale, and many, many others. This season is all about the original 4 films in the Batman anthology (maybe they'll tackle more????). To see the accompanying YouTube video, head to this link ►► https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL56PxH8R3cilcgUJZWgFo_WHGd59QhNKg For an expanded episode, head over to The Kerrit Podcast's feed or YouTube playlist - whichever you prefer ►► https://anchor.fm/kerritpod https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL56PxH8R3cilMBPQuFA8YbHVkDprztbkp GO HERE TO HELP ACHIEVE EQUALITY AND END SYSTEMIC RACISM (CONSTANTLY UPDATING BECAUSE, OBVIOUSLY) ►► theradicaldatabase.com Want to reach out? Email, Tweet, or Message the page ►► facebook.com/KerritPod twitter.com/KerritPod KerritPod@gmail.com This episode is sponsored by ►► Anchor (and technically Spotify) anchor.fm For more info about the film ►► https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0096895/
1:04:28
October 23, 2020
#201 - "I'm Batman" (Batman 1989, Pt. 1)
This show has been revived! You're welcome, and thank you for your gracious applause. On this season (yes, the previous season ended abruptly), your show creators/hosts Kevin McCarthy & Gerrit Elzinga will tackle the Batman movie anthology. Here is an introduction to the Tim Burton directed 1989 outing of the caped crusader. To see the accompanying YouTube video, head to this link ►► https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL56PxH8R3cilcgUJZWgFo_WHGd59QhNKg For an expanded episode, head over to The Kerrit Podcast's feed or YouTube playlist - whichever you prefer ►► https://anchor.fm/kerritpod https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL56PxH8R3cilMBPQuFA8YbHVkDprztbkp GO HERE TO HELP ACHIEVE EQUALITY AND END SYSTEMIC RACISM (CONSTANTLY UPDATING BECAUSE, OBVIOUSLY) ►► theradicaldatabase.com Want to reach out? Email, Tweet, or Message the page ►► facebook.com/KerritPod twitter.com/KerritPod KerritPod@gmail.com This episode is sponsored by ►► Anchor (and technically Spotify) anchor.fm For more info about the film ►► https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0096895/
46:59
October 16, 2020
#102 - M:I 2 (Mission: Impossible, Pt. 2)
Part 2 of the Mission: Impossible franchise saw a turn in tone with director John Woo's... visionary... style? 2000 was absolutely an interesting year for all involved in the making of the first M:I sequel, and this episode of "Something Serial" is just as insane and entertaining (albeit actually good), as that movie is. In this episode, your hosts Gerrit Elzinga and Kevin McCarthy will expand your horizons in regards to Tom Cruise's career, marriage to Nicole Kidman, and just how crazy Mission: Impossible 2 really is. Your mission, should you choose to accept it - listen to Kevin and Gerrit as they deconstruct excruciating slow motion at break-neck speed. Subscribe to this podcast, and follow the boys on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, iTunes, Anchor, Google Play, Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode will self-destruct in... well, never. Just listen and share please. https://www.facebook.com/KerritPod https://twitter.com/kerritpod https://www.facebook.com/kevin.mccarthy.98096 https://twitter.com/kmccarthy30081 https://www.facebook.com/GerritElzinga https://twitter.com/GerritElzinga  
1:12:08
October 21, 2019
#101 - Mission Statement (Mission: Impossible, Pt. 1)
In the inaugural episode of "Something Serial," your hosts Gerrit Elzinga and Kevin McCarthy embark on a stroll down memory lane and a deep dive down the rabbit hole of the action-packed Mission: Impossible film franchise. A wonderful example of serials, the M:I films are always a creative collaboration between Tom Cruise and the director of said movie. Your mission, should you choose to accept it - listen to Kevin and Gerrit as they deconstruct Cruise's filmography and DePalma's eye in the first entry into the Mission: Impossible franchise. Subscribe to this podcast and follow the boys on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Anchor, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts. This episode will self-destruct in... well, never. Just listen and share please. https://www.facebook.com/KerritPod/ https://twitter.com/kerritpod https://www.facebook.com/GerritElzinga https://twitter.com/GerritElzinga https://www.facebook.com/kevin.mccarthy.98096 https://twitter.com/kmccarthy30081
1:13:37
October 21, 2019