Firewall & Iceberg Podcast, episode 64: 'Parks and Recreation,' Pee-Wee on HBO and listener mail
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Alan Sepinwall @Sepinwall | Monday, Mar 14, 2011 4:15 PM
It's Monday, which means it's time for a new Firewall & Iceberg Podcast, in which Dan and I preview this week's "Parks and Recreation" (the first one produced after the show returned from a long, pregnancy-related hiatus), talk about Pee-wee Herman's HBO special, and answer a bunch of your questions. The run-down:
"Parks & Recreation" -- 01:10 - 09:50
"The Pee-wee Herman Show on Broadway" -- 09:50 - 18:05
Listener Mail - The Sweeps System -- 18:20 - 24:43
Listener Mail - "Shameless" -- 24:55 - 35:05
Listener Mail - Media kits and promotional items -- 35:10 - 45:15
Listener Mail - Out-of-synch pop culture references -- 45:15 - 49:45
Listener Mail - Basic cable language/nudity -- 49:50 - 58:30 (NOTE: This segment features extensive use of profanity and discussion of various sexual acts, but with a warning first)
Listener Mail - Fictional characters on "The Amazing Race" -- 58:40 - 01:02:40
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Alan Sepinwall has been reviewing television since the mid-'90s, first for Tony Soprano's hometown paper, The Star-Ledger, and now for HitFix. His new book, "The Revolution Was Televised," about the last 15 years of TV drama, is for sale at Amazon. He can be reached at email@example.com
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