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#41: Gay Culture Films

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Driven by their desire to undo the damage done by The Normal Heart, TimmieRyan, and Michael discuss important films that focus on gay culture.

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#40: Quentin Tarantino: Vol. 2

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NJAM is back and bringing you a highly unprecedented second volume of Quentin Tarantino love. Join TimmieRyan, and Michael as they makes fools of themselves with a bad table read, dive deeper into the life of Tarantino, wax poetic about absolutely nothing, and tease their next episode.

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#39: Quentin Tarantino: Vol. 1

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Kick off the month of June with TimmieRyan, and Michael as they discuss Quentin Tarantino and what makes him so &@$#*!% popular among general audiences.

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#37: Subversive Animation | Rick and Morty

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The gang is finally back together in the latest episode of NJAM. Join Timmie, Michael, and Ryan as they discuss the deep and controversial history of animation and the not-so-secret-best-show-on-televison, Rick and Morty.

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#36: Dark Children’s Movies of the 80s

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Come join Timmie and Michael, as they explore a selection of dark children’s movies from the decade of their births.

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Opening Credits: The Lost Art

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author: Michael

It comes as no surprise that many shows now bypass the traditional intro sequence for a creatively placed title card, keeping resources and time strictly devoted to telling the most efficient story possible. Still, some shows take the opportunity to hype up viewers for the coming action, and the best ones even manage to educate in the process.

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#31: Modern Offbeat Romances | Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman

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On this episode of NJAM, Timmie, Michael, and Ryan discuss offbeat romance movies in the (slight) spirit of Valentine’s Day, and the incredible body of work contributed by the late Philip Seymour Hoffman.

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#30: Mockumentary Format | Top Docs of ’13

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During the second episode of this new season of NJAM, Timmie, Michael, and Ryan tackle the mockumentary style of filmmaking and how its popularity has grown over the past few decades, before diving into their top documentaries of 2013.

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Why ‘Glee’ Needs to Graduate

Author: Michael

It’s not often that I admit my guilty pleasures, especially on a public forum. I’d like to think I have more refined taste than what some of my television and movie viewing would lead you to believe. Though, the whole point of this website is to not only study good media, but to justify our love for the media that might not be setting the world on fire. Sometimes, I just enjoy sitting back, relaxing, and seeing familiar television characters interact on a weekly basis, even if the stories might not be that compelling.

Glee, for me, is one of those shows.

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