Where Have All the Parodies Gone?

Recorded before a live Facebook (and YouTube) audience, Will, Kat and Jon question whether a parody film could be successful today. But first they discuss current 1980s news including:

00:00 – Introduction

3:50 – Announcements

* Listen to our chat with Steven Vass about “Let the Music Play: How R&B Fell in Love with 80s Synths.” Get the book here.

* Get The dB’s iconic 1981 debut album “Stands for Decibels” here.

10:00 – Andrew McCarthy was a “dick” to Jon Cryer

17:30 – Gen Z wants their mommy (on a job interview)

25:30 – The 80s-inspired Dungeons and Dragons companion book. Get on the invite list here.

31:45 – Duran Duran’s Rio has been identified

38:50 – Is Josh Gad writing Spaceballs 2?

47:20 – Could a parody succeed today?

01:04:00 – Wrap-Up and Thank You

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