The Agency

The Agency

Something is going crazy in this world. Sometimes its funny and sometimes its not, especially when it feels like life is kicking you in the ass. We know how you feel.

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August 9, 2022 75 min

The agents go to the movies for BULLET TRAIN. They also watch a pirate treasure hunt on Netflix. 

 

Candy encourages Eugene to watch Ethan Hawke produced THE LAST MOVIE STARS.

 

We want to hear from you about cultural representation, treasure hunting, Joanne Woodward, what you're cooking...or is Tru,p going down with stolen documents? O just about anything! Email us at:

 

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Special thanks this week to our guest, Lauren Willette. Lauren is a doctoral student in the Heritage Studies Program at Arkansas State University. Many of us know little about the region known as The Ozarks, beyond what we see on the Ozark TV show. Lauren takes us down an Ozarks rabbit hole and gives us a much better picture.

Also this week: We visit the Comfort Food Diner to talk brownies. Walnuts, yay or nay? Reality TV: from F-B...

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July 27, 2022 65 min

Candy and Eugene welcome documentary filmmaker Nico Edwards to discuss outlier travel,  adventure and filmmaking on a 120 foot sailboat going to Antarctica. That's a mouthful. The agents saw two documentaries directed by Nico Edwards and found them both compelling. The conversation with Nico stands out as one of their favorites.

The 2017 feature documentary "Sea Gypsies:The Far Side of the World" is the center of the di...

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This week the agents watch a German comedy. They talk about learning a new skill and Michael Pollan's new documentary HOW TO CHANGE YOUR MIND. 

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July 12, 2022 80 min

This week: Opening: from Elvis is Everywhere by Mojo Nixon and Skid Roper The Agents discuss a fab cat & mouse cop show called We Hunt Together + (you guessed it) Elvis.

We love to hear from you: theagency.podcast@gmail.com

Thank you for listening!

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July 6, 2022 62 min

Special thanks this episode to Leo Quintao (@quintao.ink on Instagram) and to Flamewise Ink.

This week: Agent Eugene gets a tattoo (Rule #6) Interview with tattoo artist @quintao.ink (9:20) Apocalypse and Heroism Croissants Near North Sculpture A Big Head Pour me a shrub, if you will A delayed smash hit I don't know art but I know what I like

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June 29, 2022 72 min

This week:

Corn Dads in restaurants Cleaning chopsticks Napkin Money Breaking Down Top Gun Maverick The Dambusters Top Secret Sewing Comedians in Cars Public Realm Paradise The Honourable Schoolboy Street Festivals..... .....and more. Please enjoy the episode.

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June 21, 2022 66 min

The agents heard you and your suggestion to watch "Slow West" and Revisionist Westerns as a topic. Candy is sewing and Eugene is cooking. All fun all day.

We read email from special agents Vox and Adamandia.

 

Please share your dreams, hopes, conflicts and requests with us! Email us at:

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June 14, 2022 76 min

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The agents watch three music documentaries. The first, Dave Grohl’s WHAT DRIVES US about life on the road of bands in vans. The next music focused documentary is MARY J. BLIGE: MY LIFE about the 25th anniversary tour celebrating Blige’s phenomenal album “My Life.” And third the music doc-based work is a series set in Virginia of a competition to cast a gospel choir by Bishop Ezekiel Wiliams and co-pr...

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June 7, 2022 60 min

This week:

Listener mail Bob's Burgers - the movie Paddington 2 - almost perfect John le Carré's final novel Poor Koko

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May 31, 2022 70 min

Eugene and Candy watch a documentary about aspiring Go game players vying for professional Go player status. The documentary is called "The Surrounding Game".

They also talk about some food, art, government grants their email account. And more about Go.

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May 24, 2022 99 min

Hollywood creates some new works that look at itself. identity and ego-death as the way to have a meaningful life. We watch THE UNBEARABLE WEIGHT OF MASSIVE TALENT, MATRIX 4 and THE OFFER.

 

Eugene gets back to making a fiddle and Candy keeps on dieting.

 

Thank you for listening. The agents would love to hear from you please email to:

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May 17, 2022 79 min

This week:

Drag Race The Tremor of Forgery Stealth Raccoons Warblers and Piping Plovers Listener Meatloaf We Own This City

....and plenty of this and that and the other thing. Please join us.

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May 10, 2022 80 min

Everyone seems to be watching THE STAIRCASE and so are we. 

 

On this episode:

Camping

Birds

Birdwatching

What we are cooking (meatloaf and chicken thighs)

East Side Toronto

Don Valley River

Cherry Beach

Owl Theory

The Staircase

Tattoos

If you have a wolf or rocket tattoo...we apologize in advance.

 

Email us to share your meatloaf recipe or to ask Eugene to get a tattoo to:

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May 3, 2022 80 min

This week:

Birds and Cars Museums Fatima to Graceland Atlas of the Heart Sweet Bitter Arm of Gold Barry Spinster We Own this City

 

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April 26, 2022 84 min

Thank you for listening!!!!

Eugene is back and Candy is in Tennessee. News updates on fiddle-making. Compartive notes on meatloaf.

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April 22, 2022 64 min

This week Candy co-hosts with The Agency's special corespondant Sarah Elliot. We talk about the uptick in documentaries about con artists, especially men, who prey on women. Very sucessful women

Eugene was missed but he will be back very soon.

Candy also hangs out at The Peppermill in Las Vegas with stand up comic Kristeen Von Hagen. Kristeen is a long time colleague of Candy and she works with the troupe PUPPETRY OF THE PENIS.

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April 13, 2022 71 min

We discovered the best movie of 2019, PARASITE...and now we discover and claim the best movie of 2022. EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE It's a consensus among the agents. You must see it! ASAP. Oh and Candy talks about the first time she did acid.

 

Plus more great tv, JULIA, ALL THE OLD KNIVES and TOKYO VICE.

 

Please let us know what you're watching loving, thinking and email us at:

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If y...

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April 6, 2022 78 min

The Week: Technology twins Nick Cave & Warren Ellis at Massey Hall Blue Steel (a film from 1990 with Jamie Lee Curtis) Max and Chris (YouTube faves) The Grammys A Casino for Chicago? Winning Time Bruce Willis Listener mail

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March 29, 2022 82 min

This week....

Yes we talk about "the slap"

Also... Crimson Tide; The Conversation; Winning Time: the rise and fall of the Lakers' Dynasty; and My Neighbor Totoro.

Surprise guest appearance by Claudia Guajardo.

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