Episode 59: Deep Impact

In This Episode

A comet is discovered to be on a collision course with Earth. As doomsday nears, the human race prepares for the worst.

Our predictions: Will it hold up?

Ryan- No.

Ashley- No.

Things we discussed in this episode:

-“DEE PIMP ACT” – the work of 14 year old boys in 1998.

-Ryan talks about his impressive win in this week’s poll. Ashley is surprised there isn’t more gloating.

-We get on a discussion of Armageddon versus Deep Impact. 

-Ashley talks about North, another Elijah Wood movie. 

-This “Well Hello There” is going to be super long. 

-We discuss Leo and Sarah’s child marriage. 

-Ashley says IMBD instead of IMDB, but Ryan didn’t catch it. 

-We head over to Tangent City and discuss the fickleness of fame and whether people will know who Josh Harnett is in 30 years. 

-“Female bangs.” -Ryan

-We talk about the lack of dated references due to the lack of dialogue in this movie. 

-E.L.E was really easy to find on the internet. 

-That overdramatic musical score. 

-We compare the people hanging out in NYC to our real and current pandemic deniers. 

-We were suprised by the CGI.

-“President Bad News.” -Ashley

-“Suicide Tales” with Ruining Our Childhood

-We get political yall! 

-We also get kind of deep. 

-A little Daybreak anyone? 

Award Winners:

Ryan: The “Cagey”– Robert Duvall (Captain Tanner)

The “Hanxy”– Morgan Freeman ( President Beck).

Ashley:  The “Cagey” – Gary Werntz (Chuck)

The “Hanxy”– Tea Leoni (Jenny Lerner)

Does it hold up?

Ryan: No.

Ashley: Also no, but on the fence really.

Facts from 1998:

  • This movie was released on May 8th, 1998.
  • Hit TV Shows:
    • ER
    • Friends
    • Frasier
  • Hit Songs:
    • “Too Close” by Next
    • “The Boy is Mine” by Brandy & Monica
    • “My Heart Will Go On” by Celine Dion
  • Hit Movies: 
    • Saving Private Ryan
    • Armageddon
    • There’s Something About Mary
  • Where you can stream it:
    • Netflix, Sling TV.
    • Rent on various streaming services.



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