#23: Pickups: The Royal Tenenbaums: “Wes Anderson FTW Part Three”

On this pickup episode Timmie discusses the last of her top three Wes Anderson films, The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), directed by Wes Anderson, and co-written by Wes Anderson and Owen Wilson.


I. Intro

A. Final Pick

B. Very First Wes Anderson Experience

II. The Royal Tenenbaums

A. The Casting

III. The Film

A. Characters

B. Themes

C. Storytelling style and other films that use similar techniques

IV. Ratings

V. Conclusions


This show was sponsored by Premiumbeat

Audio Editing

This show was edited by Steve Etchie. Follow him on Twitter. Additional editing by Ryan Jacobi.

N-JAM Team


Timmie is a vocalist, pianist, and teacher that podcasts and writes about media in her spare time. She’s hoping to incorporate both of her passions in an endeavor she’s calling Lost: The Musical. Official release date TBD.


Michael, always thought to spend too much time watching TV, reading books, playing video games, and looking up random facts on the internet, has finally decided to put his plethora of seemingly useless information to good use in audio format. He co-hosted a very successful 10 episode run of a video game show called the Go!Cast and loves to get involved in long-winded and deep discussions on media. He lives alone with his turtle, Squirt, and they play Cranium every Thursday night. Michael always wins.


Ryan is a picture/sound editor. You can see some of his work over at Scruffy.TV as well as two documentaries in progress, We Breathe Again and American Communion. When he isn’t editing, Ryan enjoys watching films with his canine and feline sons, Ewan and Figaro. He becomes frustrated when they choose to screen Glee over Godard.


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