Friday, March 24, 2017

Welcome to Culture Vultures!

This is the official blog and show notes site for Culture Vultures with Dirk Belligerent & Otto the Autopilot which first broadcasts Friday evenings from 7 pm - whenever we shut up EST (11 pm- ?? am UTC) at www.DiffuseRadioNetwork.com and the Tune In Radio site/app (search: Diffuse) or via podcast anytime.

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Interview Episode Guide: The list of shows with guest conversations. Latest Update: February 19, 2016.

The #GamerGate Episode Guide is our running list of episodes with significant content about the consumer revolt against media corruption and how it pertains to broader media-cultural situations. Latest Update: August 28, 2015

Production Notes For Recording Nerds: How the show is produced for hardcore behind-the-scenes types (like those who bought the Production Diaries DVDs from Peter Jackson's King Kong).

Friday, March 17, 2017

Episode #148 - "60 Minutes of Vigorous Pounding" - Show Notes



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Alternate Titles: "Hots For Viggo" or "Russian Mojito"
  • Tonight's Beverages: Labatt Ice and Blue (Dirk); Panty Dropper (Otto) 
  • Greets to new FaceSpace Likers and the free stuff they got tipped to.
  • Mop-up from previous episodes.
  • Discussion of the new Edgar Wright movie, Baby Driver, and how Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, intended to make Michael Cera a huge star ended up killing his career. 
  • Dirk reviews Circus 1903 and mentions a deal that happened.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Episode #147 - "Snikity-Snikt, Bitches!" - Show Notes



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Alternate Titles: "Virtue Signaling Only Gets You So Far" or "Drafting Behind Shaq"

Friday, February 24, 2017

Episode #146 - "David Lynch's Archie" - Show Notes



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Alternate Titles: "10 Minutes of Silence & Drooling Sounds" or "These Guys Can Pound It"

Friday, February 10, 2017

Episode #145 - "Live Dog Repeat" - Show Notes


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Alternate Titles: "Claws & Meowing" or "Patriarchy Pays Well For You"
  • Tonight's Beverages: Labatt Blue (Dirk); Panty Dropper (Otto) 
  • Intro banter and list of freebies for our FaceSpace Likers.
  • Mop-Up: Sarah Polley's documentary about discovering who her biological father was, Stories Will Tell (Amazon Prime Video link). 

Friday, January 27, 2017

Episode #144 - "My Week of XXX" - Show Notes



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Alternate Titles: "It's Like Nine Xs" or "The Metal Vagina"

Friday, January 13, 2017

Episode #143 - "American History of Professor X" - Show Notes


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Alternate Titles: "Working Out or Looser Clothing" or "Simultaneously Profound & Inane" or "The REAL Suicide Squad"
  • Tonight's Beverages: Water (Dirk); Panty Dropper (Otto)
  • Explaining the delayed out-of-order delivery of the podcasts.
  • Dirk's #NerdYearsEve putting a new SSD drive in his laptop.
  • Mariah Carey's catastrophic NYE debacle. She blamed sabotage, Jenny McCarthy fired back
  • Meryl Streep's preening Golden Globes tantrum. Flashback: Streep giving a fugitive child rapist a standing ovation.
  • Fact Check: Passengers has grossed $86M (domestic, at taping) on a reported $110M. Rule of thumb is, depending on advertising, they have to gross 2-3X to be profitable.