Nick D Episodes

Nick D – Barbieheimer & Jury Duty!

Nick welcomes film critics Erik Childress and Steve Prokopy to discuss the big box office battle between Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie” and Christopher Nolan’s “Oppenheimer.” They also review both movies, and talk about the potential that both films have to make money, and get some big time Oscar love at the […]

Nick D – Flashback, Alan Howarth, and Too Much Cheese

Nick welcomes musician/sound designer/film composer Alan Howarth to the podcast, to talk about his upcoming appearance at The Flashback Weekend Horror Convention, and much more. Included in the great conversation, is his work with John Carpenter, his Academy Award winning sound design of such films as the “Star Trek” series, […]

Nick D – Amy Guth, “Black Ice,” & Keri is an Emmy Nominee!

Nick takes some special time to review, and focus on a great new documentary called “Black Ice,” which is about the systemic racism found in the sport of hockey. He then welcomes writer/producer/filmmaker/podcaster Amy Guth, from ‘Crain’s Chicago Business,’ to talk about her adventures in L.A. while producing her latest […]

Nick D – Emmy Nominations, Weird Crushes & Too Many Drunks

Nick talks to TV critic Dan Fienberg from The Hollywood Reporter and The Fien Print about a few new shows, and the predictions for the Emmy Awards in many major categories. Will “Succession” and “The White Lotus” get tons of nominations is the drama category, even though both shows are […]

Nick D – Mission Impossible, Wham!, Threads is Weird

Nick welcomes film critics Erik Childress and Steve Prokopy to talk about, and review some new movies including, a Netflix documentary about the 80s group Wham!, a raunchy comedy called “Joyride,” and the insane new “Mission: Impossible” film with Tom Cruise. They also talk about the 70mm Film Festival happening […]

Nick D – “For The People” July Edition

In this “For the People” episode, Nick talks with Herb Weisbaum, The Consumerman, from Checkbook.org about the latest consumer issues including, the FTC suing Amazon and Publisher’s Clearing House, the skyrocketing problems of concert/event ticket scams, and the increase in electric vehicle issues. Then, Nick and Tom Appel, from Consumer […]

Nick D – Marnie Shure, $63 Six-Packs, & Cookie Butter

Nick welcomes Marnie Shure from the food website The Takeout.com, to talk about
The Best & Worst Fast Food Items of 2023 so far, the new Netflix pop-up restaurant on L.A., Potbelly’s new Cookie Butter Milk Shake, and they look at the list of the top performing restaurant chains of […]

Nick D – Dan Fienberg, TV, NASCAR & Cool Neighborhoods

Nick chats with TV critic Dan Fienberg from The Hollywood Reporter and The Fien Print, about the Best Shows of 2023 (so far) including: “Happy Valley,” “I am a Virgo,” “Taste the Nation,” and “Dave.” They also talk about Nick’s hatred of “The Bear,” and the progress of the continuing […]

Nick D – Movies, Indiana Jones & Who’s Your Daddy?

Nick welcomes film critics Erik Childress and Steve Prokopy to review the latest summer releases, including: quirky director Wes Anderson’s latest, “Asteroid City;” the raunchy sex comedy, “No Hard Feelings” with Jennifer Lawrence; and the newest chapter in the Harrison Ford adventure series “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.” […]

Nick D – Monica Eng, Malort on Tap, & The Screaming Guy

Nick welcomes writer Monica Eng from Axios Chicago, to talk about the recent Mayoral race, her book “Made In Chicago,” her recent trip to France where Chicago artist Robert Guinan is all the rage, a gelato shop in Lincoln Square that also performs side-show acts, and much more. Then, Esmeralda […]

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