Surrounded by Boxes and Leonard Nimoy Poetry Books

A column article, Paranoid Video by: Dylan Garsee, Nick Hanover


No longer content to merely review television through the creative use of Friskies gifs and awkward jokes, Dylan Garsee and Nick Hanover have moved on to the internet airwaves, co-hosting CB's own entertainment podcast, Paranoid Video.

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"Surrounded by Boxes and Leonard Nimoy Poetry Books"


We're back in a semi-timely fashion this week! And the best part of that is you folks might even get another episode in an even shorter amount of time! No promises, though. But on to the actual episode. We invited Janelle back this week to help us talk about celebrity nudity in the news, as well as traumatizing film experiences and the episode of Project Runway Dylan forced us to watch. And for those who are curious, the Grindr alternatives Dylan listed off were Growlr and Scruff, and if you look at Growlr's icon, you'll see why we all thought it was so hilarious. Sidenote: feel free to add Dylan on any of those apps, but unless you're willing to buy him a gin and tonic, don't expect him to do much other than look awkward. Anyway, as always, you can listen to the by clicking the play button right here or download it

The news discussion begins at 8:41 and ends at 23:16 and includes such lovely subjects as nude Randy police chases and Shia LaBeouf's genitals.

We kicked off the disturbing movie experiences discussion at 23:47 and kept it going louder until 68:14. The film that inspired this was Killer Joe, which Dylan recently saw but some of the other films we discussed were In the Realm of the Senses3D Sex & Zen: Extreme EcstasyIrreversibleEnter the VoidMan Bites DogMartyrsInside, and Haute Tension.

And then to counteract all that darkness, we started talking about Project Runway at 68:42 until the end.

The theme song and namesake for the show is Total Control's excellent "Paranoid Video". The bumper music this week was Dr. Feelgood's "Roxette", the A-Frames' "U-Boat" and Das Racist's "Fashion Party," respectively.


And in case you want to know what we look like, here is a visual representation of Dylan and myself, courtesy of Emily Marie Palmer:

Dylan Garsee is a freelance writer/bingo enthusiast currently living in Austin, TX. He is studying sociology, and when he's not winning trivia nights at pork-themed restaurants, writing a collection of essays on the gay perspective in geek culture. An avid record collector, Dylan can mostly be seen at Waterloo Records, holding that one God Speed You! Black Emperor record he can't afford and crying. You can follow him on twitter @garseed.

When he's not writing about the cape and spandex set and functioning as the Co-Managing Editor of Comics Bulletin, Nick Hanover is a book, film and music critic who has contributed to Spectrum Culture, No Tofu Magazine, Performer Magazine, Port City Lights and various other international publications. By which he means Canadian rags you have no reason to know anything about. He also translates for "Partytime" Lukash's Panel Panopticoand you can follow him on twitter @Nick_Hanover

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