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Tardy to the Party

Tardy to the Party is a weekly podcast that dissects the structure, characters, and themes within some of popular culture’s most significant movies and television shows.

Launched in 2015, hosts Bill and Daniel take listeners on a ride through classic movies and television to examine the elements that make each production significant for their era and as pop culture institutions. The conversations are never boring. Bill and Daniel weigh in on important topics such as can why there’s so much murder in the Little Mermaid, the amount of mumbling in Rocky, and the cars in Psycho. Tardy to the Party is the podcast to play when you want to forget about the stories on the news for a while and have a laugh.

Gateway episodes include 5 (Animaniacs), 20 (Muppet Treasure Island), and 133 (Godzilla/Gorjira).

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