GBU Season 2, Episode 9 – Climax

Well, it’s been a while since we’ve recorded a new episode! I wrongly said on the show that the most recent one had been with Sleepy Hollow with Cea, when in fact it had been The Rocketeer with Jon and Kayleigh. I think I just blocked that one from my memory because it was such a bad time. I mean really, you can hear it on the recording, it was just a bad time.

You know what else is a bad time? The first several days after you watch Gaspar Noé’s 2018 film Climax.

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Aladdin (2019)

I did myself and this film a favor, I think, by not revisiting the original Aladdin first. I know that if I’d watched the 1992 classic before seeing the 2019 remake, or if I’d even watched it before writing this review, the new movie would seem worse to me. My memories of the original aren’t enough to color my opinion here, because as was the case with Dumbo, I haven’t seen the original on which this new remake is based since the 1990s.

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GBU Season 2, Episode 8: The Rocketeer

This was an awkward recording and you can hear it in every cringy moment on-mic. I thought about pretending that wasn’t the case, but in the spirit of living up to the Candid Podcast name (which means less than nothing, by the way) I figure, let’s just come out and acknowledge it.

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