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Dissecting This Fiction

146 EpisodesProduced by Steven & JessicaWebsite

Dissecting This Fiction cuts through a variety of pop culture content including movies, television, and gaming. If you spend an unhealthy amount of time analyzing the content you watch, then you too might be D T F, so come join us as we make as much sense out of it all as we can!


We're the Snyder Cut of Podcasts - Brooklyn 99, Extraction, Daymare 1998,

Welcome to Dissecting This Fiction! It's episode 33, so come join along as my Co-host (Jessica) and I (Steven) go over the latest in movies, tv shows, and games.

PLEASE READ: One of the co-hosts of Pop Culture Leftovers, Jake, has been going through a difficult time both emotionally and financially with the unfortunate health issues of his cat. For months he has been dealing with many appointments and high veterinary bills. A Gofundme has been created to help him provide his cat, Maui, with the necessary surgery to get him healthy again. We know far too well the hardships of unexpected vet bills and the impact they can have. Please help donate if you can. It would be greatly appreciated from both him and us here at DTF.  Here is the Gofundme link for Maui. Thank you.  

What's On The Exam Table?

In gaming, Grand Theft Auto 5 is free for the few people that don't have it already. Mixer and Twitch get into the roulette game. Tony Hawk brings nostalgia to the current gaming gen. Assassins Creed Valhalla has news, it might be good or bad, depending how you take it. Paper Mario and Ironman VR fly to consoles this summer. Sony makes moves and denials ahead of the Playstation 5 launch. Epic shows off the Unreal Engine 5. Mojang gets a name change...kind of? The U.S. games sales had a record earning Q1. Ubisoft takes action against Apple and Google over a game, but is it a ripoff? Jessica take a dive into Warzone. Steven had a rough week playing Killing Floor VR and Daymare 1998.

In TV, CBS All Access expands the Star Trek universe. CW rearranges their television schedule with the quarantine  delays. Tiger King is getting another episode, but it isn't what you would expect. The Mandalorian adds more casting for season 2. We give our review on NBC's Brooklyn 99 and Jessica talks about Waco on Netflix.

In trailers, we get a glimpse of Mythic Quest's extra episode and Umbrella Academy Season 2.

In movies, Hamilton is coming to Disney Plus. Lord and Miller take on space in a new movie. Scream 5 gets a familiar face. The New Mutants get their 5th theatrical release date, but will this one actually stick!? The Furiosa spinoff is going with a younger Hollywood look. Avatar gets a combined budget for all the films. Warner Bros just might be planning to release the #Snydercut after all! Lastly, we review Extraction, a netflix film that brought together the Russo brothers and Thor himself.

Come join us while we Dissect This Fiction! We are DTF...are you? You can also find us on or contact us with any suggestions, requests, or feedback you may have for our podcast.
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