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NJAM Remix: Dan Harmon’s Story Structure

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REMIX Time! We spliced our two Dan Harmon Story Structure volumes together. Listen in as Ryan, Michael, and Timmie take you through Harmon’s story circle writings, his story breaking process, and finally break it all down using an episode of Community.

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Rebroadcast: “NJAM Classics” A Clockwork Orange

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NJAM Classics are back, introducing you to older episodes you may have missed.  Join Timmie and Ryan as they revisit Ep. #3, a discussion of Stanley Kubrick’s 1971 film, A Clockwork Orange.

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Rebroadcast: The Shining (GUEST: Monica Daniel)

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Who gets tired of The Shining? Not NJAM!  Timmie and Ryan present a brand new intro to our classic episode about Kubrick’s masterpiece.  Originally released as episode #28, The Gang is joined by special guest, Monica Daniel. Enjoy, and have a Spooktastic October!

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I. Intro 

A. Ryan and Timmie Introduce the Episode

B. Shining Reference Spotting

C. Special Guest: Monica Daniel

D. Conspiracy Theories: Connection to Room 237 [00:13:33]

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#42: What About the Family Comedy?

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Taking a delightful trip down memory lane, TimmieRyan, and Michael discuss family friendly comedies of the 80s and 90s, the importance of original screenplays, and Ryan’s super secret screening of Richard Linklater’s new film, Boyhood.

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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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#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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#34: Afterlife on Film | Defending Your Life

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On this episode of NJAM, the classic crew is back together to discuss depictions of afterlife on film, the Albert Brooks classic, Defending Your Life (1990), and maybe even their own views on what comes next.

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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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#28: The Shining (GUEST: Monica Daniel) “Heeeere’s NJAM”

 

On this spooky Halloween episode, Timmie and Michael are joined by producer, Ryan, and very special guest commentator, Monica Daniel! Listen as the gang discusses Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 horror classic, The Shining, Halloween, haunted houses, procedurals, and the best way to eat a sandwich.

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#26: Spooky Pickups: The Simpson’s Treehouse of Horror

In this special Halloween-themed pickup episode of NJAM, Michael discusses some of his most memorable spooky (and not so spooky) Treehouse of Horror moments from his all-time favorite television show, The Simpsons.

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#25: Coraline: “NJAM, Cute as a Button”

On this episode, Timmie and Michael discuss the film Coraline (2009), written and directed by Henry Selick, and based on the book by Neil Gaiman. Listen to their analysis of the casting, story, and themed Chex mixes.

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#22: Pickups: Michael’s Fall 2013 Picks

 

On this pickup episode of NJAM, Michael discusses the new shows he’ll be checking out this fall, as well as some returning ones he’s eager to dive back into.

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