January 18, 2023

EP. 249 — Blue Velvet

Paul & Amy send a love letter to David Lynch’s uncanny 1986 noir Blue Velvet! They learn what Lynch thinks of his “Jimmy Stewart from Mars” image, discuss the film’s many connections to The Wizard Of Oz, and ask why we’re collectively obsessed with the dark underbelly of everyday life. Plus: What Dennis Hopper role was a ‘spiritual sequel’ to Frank Booth?

Next week, tune in as we cover The Last Jedi! You can join the conversation for this series on the Unspooled Facebook Group at

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