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The Love Puzzle #1

lovepuzzle_logoLove. It is the ultimate and everyone wants to have it, but how is the question. How do find it, grow it, and maintain it?  Everyone, please welcome the new show "The Love Puzzle" to PodcastJuice! In these shows, hosted by Torrie and Michael Dean, they will cover and share every stage of  their loving  relationship in hopes of helping others. Each host has had their fair share of unsuccessful relationships, but were willing to try again. They have succeeded! Join them in there journey of "Putting the Pieces of Love Together."

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Geeked Out – In a Galaxy With Old People

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Topics this week: Ride Along review, Our Oscar picks, Her review, Superman vs Batman delayed till 2016, Star Wars episode 7 will be about Luke, Han and Leia and net neutrality.

 

 

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That’s What We Do – Fighting for Kardashian and Net Neutrality

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By definition, brand new is defined as being in a fresh and unused condition; completely new. The new year has birthed a new show! Two voices. Two opinions. Ladies and Gents please welcome a new show, "That's What We Do."  We got Michael Dean on the mic and introducing  new host, Torrie.  In this episode they cover:

  • Tax Season Time
  • First Lady Michelle Obama's Birthday
  • Kanye West/Kim Kardashian vs. Racist GROWN Man
  • Net Neutrality
  • Man Kills Over Texting In Theater
  • "12 Years A Slave" actress Lupita Nyong'o

 

The Prince Podcast – First Avenue, Minneapolis March 21st 1987 – Commentary

On this episode of the Prince Podcast we do a fan commentary of the classic Sign O The Time Preview concert  "4 Those Of U On Valium".  This landmark show was the 1st public performance of the Sign O The Times band.  Recorded at First Avenue, Minneapolis March 21st 1987. Prince had the show professional shot. The video was never released to the public and may never see a official release. Over the years fans have acquired this concert and it remains one of the best video testaments of  the Sign O The Times show.  So if you have a copy of this, sit back and listen to the fellas discuss this classic performance.

Bonus talk:1:17:05

Most of times after the podcast recording we get into lengthy discussions about Prince that normally ends up on the cutting room floor.  Michael Dean after a few to many glasses on wine, gives his opinion on Prince and his influences.

 

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Geeked Out – The Wolf of Raw Dogging Sidechicks

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1st show of 2014. Michael Dean, Sean Hill, BigSexy and Q Storm, chop it up about The Wolf of Wall Street,Don Jon,The Rock and Denzel Washington playing the Green Lantern,Comic Book spotlight,Dwyane Wade and Ludacris have babies with sidechicks.

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Geeked Out – Best and Worst Movies of 2013

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With this being our last Geeked Out for 2013, we look back on the movies of 2013.
Topics:

Xbox One and PS4 which is better and are they worth buying now?
American Hustle
Target and Amazon refuse to stock Beyonce' s CD
Q and Michael Dean can't help but argue about Star Wars.

The Prince Podcast – Sign “☮” the Times Review Part 3

Here it is, part 3 of our look at Prince's epic album, Sign "☮" the Times album. We are joined by Big Ken, Sean Hill, Big SexyNSac, Deydropping, Antpooh and Arthur Turnball. We discuss what could have been; The Dream Factory, Camile and Crystal Ball albums. The Sign O The Times Movie and was the US market not ready for a Sign O The Times tour?

We apologize about the audio. There was about 20mins of  'goodtalk' that was lost. We hope the added funk can ease the pain. 🙂

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PodcastJuice – Beyonce and the Mexican Superman

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Topics:

Beyonce releases a new album with no promotion, Prince on the Fox sitcom New Girl, Review of The Hobbit, #AskRkelly goes wrong, Obama and selfes, Why can't Superman or other superheros be non white.

 

The Prince Podcast – Sign “☮” the Times Review Part 2

Join us for a 3 part look at Prince's landmark album Sign "☮" the Times.  Part two we examine side 3 and side 4 (vinyl style).

Special guest: Arthur Turnbull from The Music Snobs Podcast.

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The Prince Podcast – Sign “☮” the Times Review Part 1

sign1Join us for a 3 part look at Prince's landmark album Sign "☮" the Times.  Part one we examine side 1 and side 2 (vinyl style). This is one podcast not to miss!

Originally Published Dec. 2013
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Geeked Out – Top Grossing Black Movies of All Time

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TOPICS:

Kanye West Genius or Bitch made?
Micheal talked about the new Spike Lee movie 'Oldboy'
Qstorm thinks The Hunger Games Catching Fire is WACK!
Malcolm D. Lee and his comments about Tyler Perry
Top 10  Highest Grossing Black movies of all time.
The Knockout Game is it real or a hoax?

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

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If I have learned anything from reviewing films is to surrender my expectations. However, I had low expectations when I viewed the original HUNGER GAMES (2012) and found it to be a surprisingly entertaining film. I liked it so much that I named it one of the best films of the 2012. Prior to seeing the film I had no exposure to the books and I had no idea what to expect from the story. After a slow start I found myself completely involved in the story. I was also impressed with the performance of Jennifer Lawrence as lead character Katniss Everdeen. She brings toughness, determination and vulnerability necessary for the role. Lawrence earned a nomination for an Oscar for her role in WINTER’S BONE (2010) and took home an Oscar for Best Actress for her role in SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK (2012). Clearly she is a very good actress and without her the film would simply be average. Can you imagine Kristen Stewart in the role? Me neither.

If you are reading this review I will assume that you have seen the original film therefore I will not go into details and plot of that film. The story picks up a short time after the end of the events of the first film. Katniss and games partner Peeta have returned to their home District 12. Katniss is reunited with her lover Gale while Peeta is still carrying a torch for Katniss. Katniss is still haunted by the events of the games and is still carrying guilt because of the death of Rue. Their time at home is short lived as Katniss and Peeta must go on a Victory Tour in which they go to each district and pay homage to the other tributes that lost their lives games. During the tour it becomes evident that not only are they heroes but they seem to have been a spark that has ignited a revolution against The Capitol and President Snow (Donald Sutherland). Katniss represents hope to the oppressed; Snow is not happy with this turn of events and develops a plan that forces Katniss to participate in the games once again. If Snow’s plan is successful it will eliminate Katniss for good and restore order throughout the twelve districts.

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The film is a perfectly executed sequel. It takes the existing characters and ups the stakes for them while also expanding the themes of the original story. Effie (Elizabeth Banks), clothing designer Cinna (Lenny Kravitz), Hunger Games host Caesar Flickerman (Stanley Tucci) and District 12 mentor Haymitch (Woody Harrelson) have all returned have returned from the original story and we get to know a little more about them as well. The film follows the structure of the first film fairly closely but make no mistake, this is no carbon copy of the original. The training sequences and the actual games themselves take on a deeper meaning and with the stakes being higher it gives them more emotional resonance. Once the actual games begin the film is non-stop action with each set piece being better and more intense than the previous one. By the time was over I was worn out but in a good way.

CATCHING FIRE is a film that improves upon its predecessor. It joins THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK as one the best sci-fi sequels of all times. Similar to that film it is darker and adds additional characters who play an important role the story. The film also has an opened-ended conclusion with sets up its third and final chapter. This film is spectacular entertainment and fans of the series are going to have a great time watching it. Katniss Everdeen will return and may the odds be ever in her favor.

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Geeked Out – The Best Man vs. Thor


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This week we take a look at 2 new movies' The Best Man Holiday and Thor The Dark World. Which one is worth seeing? The History channel has announced they will be rebooting Roots into a 8 hour tv event. Should have a black film maker at the helm? More topics: Marvel and Netflix team up for 4 tv series. The top 10 grossing movies of all time.