324: The Right Stuff May Not Have...Well, You Know

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By Extra Hot Great, Tara Ariano, Sarah D. Bunting, and David T. Cole. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Disney+ and NatGeo decided to remake beloved '80s Mercury-astronauts epic (and earlier Tom Wolfe book) The Right Stuff as a series...and Adam Moussa decided to talk about it with us, a choice he may regret, because the four of us struggled to care. We struggled even to tell various astronauts apart, even, when we weren't wondering why this needed to be made, whether we should recommend For All Mankind instead, and where various actors would be in the Twink Taxonomy. Then we splashed down into Around The Dial with stops at Connecting, The Good Wife, Dark Side Of The Ring, and Rise Of Empires: Ottoman, we ordered some bangers and Smash with a Canon presentation on RuPaul's Drag Race UK. AppleTV+ won, Max Ehrich was a giant loser, and we were absolutely horrified by the wordplay in Game Time. Strap in to the vomit comet: it's an all-new Extra Hot Great!

SHOW TOPICS

  • The Right Stuff
  • ATD: Connecting
  • ATD: The Good Wife
  • ATD: Dark Side Of The Ring
  • ATD: Rise Of Empires: Ottoman
  • The Canon: RuPaul's Drag Race UK S01.E05: Girl Groups
  • Winner and Loser of the Week
  • Game Time: Terrorvision

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