July 27, 2023

EP. 324 — Absolution LIVE! (w/ Jessica St. Clair)

HDTGM all-star Jessica St. Clair returns to help break down the 1997 sci-fi masterpiece Absolution (aka The Journey: Absolution) starring Mario Lopez, Jaime Pressly, & Richard Grieco. Recorded LIVE from Largo in LA, they discuss the title credits over b-roll of lava, the awful sex scene, Team Z’s long underwear, and Richard Grieco’s inspired performance. Plus, Jessica compares the movie to Coal Miner’s Daughter even though she’s never seen it.

 

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Transcript

Paul Scheer [00:00:00] Cold Planet Hot asses. We saw The Journey: Absolution, so you know what that means.   Music [00:01:01] [Intro Song]   Paul Scheer [00:01:03] Hello people of Earth! And hello people of Largo! We are live. We are live in Los Angeles to talk about the 1997 sci fi classic Absolution. It is a movie where you could easily be confused because I thought it was the Ab solution with Mario Lopez, which I found out is an actual real thing. He does have a workout video called The Ab solution. He also has one called the Ab Final Solution. That’s really, don’t watch that. Weird period in Mario Lopez’s life. I was thinking before the show started, how do I describe this movie? It’s tough. Mario Lopez is in a world that has been destroyed by an asteroid and 30 years later. But we don’t know when that 30 years started. We’ll get into that in the main part of the episode. But 30 years later, it seems like most of New America is in the A

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