In this latest episode sponsored Gabi and DoorDash, we discuss the British gangster flick Layer Cake. JVL explains why it’s one of his favorite movies of the 2000s. Sonny ponders a return to movie theaters. Vic offers a rest stop ranking—pandemic edition! Plus Gout Watch 2020!

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  1. Taras Coolidge
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    Moviegoing in the age of WuFlu:

    Go to the second matinee, especially on a weekday, and sit all the way in the back in the nosebleed section.

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  2. Taras Coolidge
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    Generally attending the more sparsely occupied screenings, I rarely run into noisy moviegoers.  However, when it happens, it’s usually the young, with perhaps a slight trend toward minorities.

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  3. kedavis Member
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    Taras (View Comment):

    Moviegoing in the age of WuFlu:

    Go to the second matinee, especially on a weekday, and sit all the way in the back in the nosebleed section.

    If you mean like a balcony, theaters close those first whenever there’s any kind of problem.  They probably don’t want to have to bother cleaning them.

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  4. Bishop Wash Member
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    It’s tiring listening to Mr. Last cheering for Biden and the WuFlu but I guess that’s what it takes to work for the Bulwark. Fortunately Vic and Sonny more than make up for it.

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  5. Taras Coolidge
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    @Taras

    kedavis (View Comment):

    Taras (View Comment):

    Moviegoing in the age of WuFlu:

    Go to the second matinee, especially on a weekday, and sit all the way in the back in the nosebleed section.

    If you mean like a balcony, theaters close those first whenever there’s any kind of problem. They probably don’t want to have to bother cleaning them.

    I haven’t seen a balcony in use in a movie theater in decades — except an art house in upstate New York that converted the balcony into an additional screening room!

    The nosebleed section I was referring to is the row farthest from the screen in a theater with stadium seating.

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  6. Charlotte Member
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    I think JVL loves Layer Cake more than I love my family.

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  7. Charlotte Member
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    Bishop Wash (View Comment):

    It’s tiring listening to Mr. Last cheering for Biden and the WuFlu but I guess that’s what it takes to work for the Bulwark. Fortunately Vic and Sonny more than make up for it.

    Sonny works there now too… 

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  8. Bishop Wash Member
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    Charlotte (View Comment):

    Bishop Wash (View Comment):

    It’s tiring listening to Mr. Last cheering for Biden and the WuFlu but I guess that’s what it takes to work for the Bulwark. Fortunately Vic and Sonny more than make up for it.

    Sonny works there now too…

    Alas I saw that last week and heard it on the podcast. He’s the cultural editor so he should be able to stay away from politics. 

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  9. kedavis Member
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    Bishop Wash (View Comment):

    Charlotte (View Comment):

    Bishop Wash (View Comment):

    It’s tiring listening to Mr. Last cheering for Biden and the WuFlu but I guess that’s what it takes to work for the Bulwark. Fortunately Vic and Sonny more than make up for it.

    Sonny works there now too…

    Alas I saw that last week and heard it on the podcast. He’s the cultural editor so he should be able to stay away from politics.

    If only Rebeler Media had been a success, then Sonny wouldn’t need to sink so low.

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