November 8, 2023

EP. 407.0 — Fight Club

Paul & Amy break all the rules of David Fincher’s 1999 cult sendup of masculinity Fight Club! They ask how seriously we’re meant to take the film’s grand pronouncements on consumerism and conformity, discover how badly Edward Norton hurt himself while beating himself up, and ask if this holds up as Fincher’s very best film. Plus: Which costume choice for Tyler Durden went too far for Fincher?


Next week. Paul and Amy are watching The Hunger Games! You can join the conversation on Paul’s Discord at


Check out this week’s spotlight episode from the archives, The Matrix:


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EP. 407.1 — The Hunger Games

Amy & Paul volunteer as tribute for 2012’s young adult dystopian saga The Hunger Games!