#130 | Presumptuous, Pompous & Preposterous (feat. @tREBLEFREE)

“Hairspray Live!” has come and gone, with everything over but the shouting (hi, Jennifer Hudson!). The Say Something Nice clique discusses the highs and lows of the live musical TV special and why exactly a man always the mother in every version of this story. Bonus: Our friend Greg aka tREBLEFREE adds his two cents in a special segment.

In addition, we also took some time to discuss Lee Daniels putting his foot all the way to the cankle in his mouth while discussing his new show, “Star,” the “Spider-Man: Homecoming” trailer, Beyonce’s country Grammy snub, J. Cole’s new album “4 Your Eyes Only,” and last week’s TV midseason finales.



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• 00:00:00: Intro/Film Reviews

  ◦ “The Raid: Redemption” (2011)

  ◦ “The Raid 2” (2014)

  ◦ “The Cuba Libre Story” (2016)

  ◦ “The Naked Prey” (1966)

• 00:06:28: Film News – “Spider-Man: Homecoming” trailer + more

• 00:19:36: TV Reviews

  ◦ “This is Us” (NBC)

  ◦ “The Flash” (The CW)

  ◦ “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” (The CW)

  ◦ “Hairspray Live!” (NBC)

• 00:38:12: TV News – Lee Daniels + more

• 00:57:34: Music Reviews

  ◦ J. Cole – “4 Your Eyez Only”

• 01:00:43: Music News – Grammy nominations + more

• 01:10:09: Say Something Nice Challenge/Feedback/Outro

• 01:29:28: Post-Show: More on “Hairspray Live!” and Spider-Man



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