Another attempt for Meeks week. This time, you get to listen to the Steerage Women: Rachel, Liz & Alyson.
The Midnight Boys are back at it again! We announce our new project and explain why we are excited about revisiting Forrest Gump, four minutes at a time. Go to http://forrestgumpminute.com to subscribe.
We conclude the Summer of 1997 as we laugh our way through the plot summary, budget and production of Speed 2: Cruise Control. We also ask, is this …
The summer of 1997 rolls on as we push ourselves to the limit with G.I. Jane. We talk about Demi Moore’s omnipresence in the 90s, Monkey Shines, and …
The summer of 1997 takes a dark turn with Conspiracy Theory. Line the walls with foil as we dive into MK Ultra, New Coke, Supertramp and QAnon. Rob also stans for Braveheart.
The Midnight Boys take on a romantic comedy from the "Summer of 1997". We discuss RomCom tropes and Rob is left to defend this movie to Joe and Duff.
We start season 3 as we discuss movies from the "Summer of 1997". Join us as we talk about Con Air and why this dumb movie somehow works.
Our 2nd season of A Free Podcast is now up. We are talking about Fears and Phobias and our first movie is 2003's Open Water. Get a taste for our new format and subscribe at http://afreepodcast.com/.
Our listeners asked for it, while others really asked us not to do it, but here it is! The Midnight Boys talk Avatar.
The Midnight Boys announce their new podcast project. Also, we discuss some of our favorite fail sons. Subscribe to the new feed at https://afreepodcast.com/.
This is the end. We learn the history of the krakken and say goodbye.
Finally, Meeks week! Meeks is here to talk about the 70th Academy Awards.
We attempt to have Meeks join us, but instead you are treated to the Topless Titanic girls (Caroline, Clare & Megan).
Jonathan Howell from Minute Impossible joins us to talk about movie feuds, the final Google Group Monday and a Streetlife competitor.
A new Rob joins us to talk about My Heart Will Go On and Duff tells us about Mermen.
Colin returns to give us his review and we discuss 3 hr epic films.
Jack and Rose kiss. HOTO Clare joins us to recap this experience.
We go back to 1912 for the curtain call and we discuss Rose's dream vs her death and final survey results.
Use today's screenshot to follow along as we breakdown Rose's life based on her photos.
Old Rose reveals she has the diamond, and we couldn't care less. We do, however, care about Bessie.
Brock doesn't let it in. Duff insults the elderly and we learn about the USS Cyclops and Readers Digest.
Brock throws away a cigar. HOTO Rob rejoins us for dad jokes and shipping.
Rose arrives back to America. We talk about the 'deep ocean of secrets' and Joe gets mad at boomers.
Old Rose tells us Cal's fate, and Rob theorizes about post-Titanic Ruth.
It's Carpathia time, and Duff explains how map-makers used to note the location of sea monsters.
We are back on the Keldysh and talk about a new contender for worst line and learn about Death's Door.
Rose blows the whistle. Melissa rejoins us to talk about door theories and memorable movie deaths.
Rose lets go. We learn about Rose's lifeforce, Rob's ringworm and Duff's baby terror. We bring in an expert.
Things aren't looking good for Jack, but would he really sink?
We wonder if "Come Josephine in My Flying Machine" could have been more impactful. Various parasites are discussed.
We discuss Diane's Perfect Date, anchovies, David Lloyd and the importance of a local bar.
The lifeboat moves through the wreckage and Kate from Kate's Madison Salad Blog joins us to discuss the dead, pizza and salads.
Rose isn't letting go. We talk about the PS General Slocum. Stick around until the end.
Rose says "I love you." Rob breaks out some hypothermia facts. If you have wet eyes, stuff a baseball down your throat.
Jack makes a joke. Rob learns about Chekhov's gun. Joe rages about the Milwaukee Bucks' house band. Also, the viper dogfish.
Molly Brown wants to go back. We learn about the HMS Eurydice and talk about a ship's bell.
Survivors are calling lifeboats and John Robert Wilson from The Fifth Eleminute joins us to talk about chicken fights, mousetrap and wienermobiles.
Rose and Jack find a door and Duff is tired of people being upset about the door.
Rose is attacked. Rob and Joe don't remember the ending of Grease. Who wants to talk about dead dogs?
Jack and Rose go into the water and Duff reads from the Satanic Bible.
Titanic descends into the water and we talk about crockpots and the CSS HL Hunley.
The stern is vertical and Andy Gorzalski from Mondo Lucha joins us to discuss Price is Right, funny sidekicks and male nudity.
The ship breaks apart and we do our own sound effects and Duff and Rob share their shipbuilding experience.
The lights go out and we discuss flasks, staying warm and how to fix your phone.
It's everyone's favorite character: Propeller Guy! Plus, Duff takes us on a deep dive of Nessie hunters.
Father Byles continues his prayers and we talk about the poop deck set and Andrea Doria.
Jack and Rose reach the stern and Johnie Powers from Austin Powers Minute joins us to talk about Father Byles, jumpers and ways to end it.
Water pours in on the Grand Staircase and we discuss the famous Time Magazine article on Titanic.
RIP Fabrizio. Is there any way his death could be more tragic?
Hey, Jack and Rose are back! We mainly talk about Megalodons.
The ship continues to sink and we discuss drinking, Henry Kissinger, Soul Asylum and the Dona Paz.
Fabrizio has a knife and we are joined by a very special guest as we talk about special effects.
Sad things happen and we discuss drowning vs freezing to death and learn about Violet Jessop.
The band plays on and Captain Smith calls it a day. We talk up Ghost Dad and Ted Turner.
Captain Smith is useless. Rob and Joe aren't impressed by the Ningen. YOU GUYS CAN RESEARCH YOUR OWN DAMN SEA MONSTERS, OK?
Jack and Rose run into Andrews. Rob is confused about lyrics and the story of the Black Swan.
Murdoch commits suicide and we talk to Tom Lynskey from Titanic: Honor and Glory. Prepare to learn some things.
Murdoch shoots Tommy. We learn about the word "Limey" and we tell a listener why they should keep listening.
Jack and Rose escape the stairwell. Joe tells about his parents first date. Rob complains about swimsuits.
More key fumbling. Rob can't/won't open his eyes underwater. This week's sea monster: Bathysaurus ferox.
A steward cannot find the right key, Rob admits to being a poor swimmer and we hit our lowest point.
Jack and Rose try to save a child and Pete the Retailer from Star Wars Minute joins us.
Lovejoy doesn't know what Cal finds so funny and we discuss a wild deleted scene.
Cal has a tantrum. We discuss banana peel mishaps.
Our lovers have an emotional reunion, and Cal snaps. We recoil in horror at the Fiji Mermaid.
Rose gets off the lifeboat and we talk about Sissel, Joe comes clean and Rob has a croc story.
Rose says goodbye. We say hello to this week's HOTO/Cal apologist, Brigette, and debate Cal's morality.
Rose gets on a lifeboat. We discuss Lovejoy's moshing and share a listener's story.
Ismay sneaks on a lifeboat. A family is separated. We share stories of trespass.
Cal doesn't get on a lifeboat and we discuss if Cal loves Rose. Also, the St. Augustine Monster.
Jack and Rose return to the deck and we argue about plane safety and tipping.
Everybody panics and Liz from Steerage joins us to discuss a deleted scene, fast food and hometown crazies.
The steerage crew breaks down a gate, we name the band and discuss the woman who is pushed.
Cal and Lovejoy make their own luck and we discuss camels, Hardee's and public fits.
The steerage poors are trapped. In a deleted scene, Fabrizio leaves his lover, Helga. Also: SEA MONSTER FACTS!
Andrews is upset with the empty lifeboats, we discuss Lightoller's life and Joe has troubling news for us.
Cal finds Lovejoy on the deck and Alex Robinson from Star Wars Minute joins us to talk about breaking doors down.
Rose saves Jack with an axe and we discuss trust.
Rose readies herself, and we have a hypothetical conversational about chopping off hands.
Rose gets an axe. We discuss the rarity of gender swapped damsels-in-distress.
Rose throws a punch, much like Duff once punched Rob. We have a TV recommendation and a sponsor, both of which the whole family can enjoy.
Rose needs a key. Greg Wyshynski from ESPN and Puck Soup joins us to discuss old-timey fire extinguishers, Guns N' Roses and the benefits of …
Rose finds Jack. We discuss leprosy, hugs and keys. Also, updates on who our listeners would save.
Rose gets off the elevator and we discuss Rose's independence and examples of women saving men.
Rose takes the elevator. Stories are told about a submerged golf cart and a cracked toilet. Also, Bale vs. Leo talk.
Andrews gives Rose directions. We discuss elevator safety, and Joe gives follow-up on some TitMin legal matters.
Rose runs away. George from Mogwai Minute comes on board to talk about Pasta Hut, spitting and Cal's pinky ring.
Rose goes off on Ruth and Cal. We're all finally on team Rose, although we respect Cal's savage owns.
A flare is shot, and Jack is trapped. We ponder which superheroes could save the day and embrace Lovejoy's villainy.
Steerage passengers are denied to the decks. We have a dark happy-hour as we ponder class divide and how to break bad news.
Lightoller starts loading the lifeboats and we discuss college courses and fictional monsters.
Jack gets locked in the Master at Arms office and Jason from Filmography Pod joins us to discuss which disaster films we'd make.
Rose confronts Andrews about the iceberg and we set a goal for our listeners. Provide your survey results at http://titanicminute.com/survey.
First class passengers are not concerned. Rob learns the word "mum" and slanders Native Americans.
A distress signal is sent. We really hope you like telecommunications history and dick jokes.
Cal assaults Rose and we talk about night terrors. George Lucas shows up again.
Andrews tells Captain Smith that Titanic will sink and Alyson joins us to talk about old headlines and this tape switch moment.
Jack tries to explain the stolen jacket, survey results and we have a theory on Cal and Ruth.
Lovejoy frames Jack. Rob talks about the time he broke into NASA. BIGBLACK@ROCKETMAIL.COM has an offer.
Jack and Rose return to warn Cal and Ruth. We talk robes and crocs. Look, not every episode will be a home-run.
Captain Smith surveys the damage and we know nothing about the ocean.
Murdoch reports to Captain Smith. The one and only Meeks joins us to discuss...well, just give it a listen.
The boiler men escape and we discuss wilhelm screams and Duff nitpicks in a Tyson Tuesday.
Titanic hits the iceberg, we discuss facts about the real collision and GGM includes some casting suggestions.
The engine room responds to full astern, we learn about our lookouts and discuss our thoughts through the first 100 minutes.
The lookouts spot the iceberg and we have some iceberg facts and a possible DOOM reference.
Rose commits to Jack and Jonathan Howell from Minute: Impossible joins us to discuss Rose's storytelling, cruises & Fleet-Farm.
The stewards finds an empty car, Joe and Duff argue and Harry Caray makes an appearance.
It's the iconic hand-on-the-window scene. Is Rose a virgin? Is Jack? Are there multiple cars?
Jack puts his hands on Rose. We discuss the SS Californian, and Duff unloads on Banksy.
Jack and Rose find a car, we discuss the Titanic manifest and do some car talk.
A run through the boiler room and Andrew Hawthorn from Monster Squad Minute joins us to discuss Pinkertons and two deleted scenes.
Spicer Lovejoy begins to chase Jack and Rose and we share a similar chase story and we read a touching listener's letter.
Jack reminds us it's cold, and Lovejoy tracks down the happy couple. We ponder how young is too young to watch Titanic and discuss Garfield fan-art.
Jack puts the drawing away, and Lovejoy is on the hunt. We discuss Rose's poor planning.
We go back to the present and talk a lot about Jack Dawson's signature and photography vs drawing.
Rose needs to relax during the sketch and Megan joins us to imagine ourselves in Rose's position. Music by Matt Mulholland.
Rose lays on the couch and Jack starts sketching and what if Leo came over to draw us. Music by Matt Mulholland.
Rose comes out in her gown and updated wardrobe rankings. Music by Matt Mulholland.
We go through our Mush Madness bracket and announce the winners. See the full bracket at http://titanicminute.com/ballads
Rose asks Jack to draw her, we debate what we would do in his situation and Duff is triggered.
Rose takes Jack back to her suite, we go back to the present and we take issue with Captain Smith.
Jack and Rose kiss. Heart of the Ocean Melissa joins us to talk about our favorite movie smooches.
Rose flys, Duff reads a very salty Google Group post and we discuss film blind spots.
Rose finds Jack at the bow. We send out an SOS to discuss brooding and rejection.
Rose reunites with Ruth and hat squad. Duff shares his Titanic dream and Joe poses a question for listeners.
Jack tells Rose he's still too involved and we talk about George Lucas and Van Halen.
Mr. Andrews assures Rose more lifeboats aren't necessary. Heart of the ocean Jim joins us to discuss Edwardian era work-out equipment.
Rose counts the lifeboats. We have a deleted scene to discuss as well as some survey results.
Jack gets turned away and Joe tells us how to trespass.
The first class passengers go to church. We guess at Jack's endgame and discuss "Oops!... I Did It Again."
Ruth doesn't want their fine things sold at an auction and we discuss life as a seamstress.
Ruth tightens the corset and Megan joins us to discuss family humiliations.
Cal and Rose quarrel at breakfast and we discuss Cal's health issues and Trudy's origins.
Rose faces Cal the next morning. Duff brings up Cal's fake hair.
Rose stands on her toes, Rob recalls assaulting an elderly couple, and Joe hates Homeland.
Rose drinks a beer and we discuss the spinning shot, Standard Oil and we have another sponsor. Background music from https://www.bensound.com.
Jack and Rose do a jig. Crystal Beth joins us to talk about cruise ships and classic memes.
Jack asks Rose to dance at the steerage party. We also discuss Bjork, panhandlers and Gaelic Storm.
Jack and Rose head to a real party, and we have two meme challenges for our listeners.
The men depart for brandy and cigars; Rob has multiple bad takes about how to woo women.
Jack gives out some life advice and we have another opportunity for our listeners. Background music from https://www.bensound.com.
Ruth interrogates Jack at dinner and White Wine Tom joins us to discuss caviar.
Jack is asked about steerage and we discuss Cal's intentions.
The guests are seated for dinner and we theorize how to fake being rich.
Rose shares gossip about the rich and famous, and we have a special letter to share from superfan Kate.
Cal ignores Jack and we have an exciting offer to share. Background music from https://www.bensound.com.
Jack tries to fit into high society and Kris Puddicombe from Who's Doing What Now joins us to talk about the staircase.
Molly brown gives Jack some clothes and we send out another SOS.
Part two of Rose's spitting lesson, which goes along with a disturbing Google archive post.
Jack teaches Rose how to spit and we are thoroughly grossed out.
Ismay wants to go faster. Rose wants to go west and more about about Jack's morbid past.
Molly Brown wants to get tea and Pete Mummert joins us from Indiana Jones Minute to discuss conspiracy theories.
Jack tells Rose about a one-legged prostitute and we speculate about Jack's sordid past.
Rose reviews Jack's drawings. We discuss some embarrassing situations involving scandalous content.
Jack and Rose shake hands, which prompts a conversation on hugs. We also discuss criteria for a Titanic drinking game.
Rose describers her anxiety and we discuss a scene Leo and Kate fought to change.
Rose and Jack walk the deck and Rachel Gatlin from TMNT Minute breaks down some sinking theories.
Rose wears the Heart of the Ocean, we discuss a deleted scene and an argument breaks out over how to be a gentleman.
Jack bums a smoke. Joe hearts Lovejoy. Rob REALLY doesn't like music boxes.
Cal gives Jack some money and we discuss the etiquette of offering a cash reward for saving a life.
Handcuffs are placed on Jack and we suggest better lies for Rose and learn about Archibald Gracie.
Rose slips and Caroline, author of Sinking Feeling, joins us as we discuss women's knees and Leo rankings.
Rose decides not to jump and we send out an SOS for first date tips.
Jack mansplains ice fishing and we take James Cameron to task for screwing up Wisconsin history.
Jack continues to talk Rose down. We compare James Cameron and Stanley Kubrick.
Jack tells Rose not to do it and we rewrite how Jack and Rose first meet.
Rose wants to jump and Asterios Kokkinos from Science Friction joins us as we talk about Kirk Cameron.
Rose leaves another meal early and we continue speculating on our Old Rose theory.
Jack sees Rose and meets Tommy Ryan. We make Foreigner puns and discuss Rose's outfits.
Rose has poor table manners, Rob shares a dinner story and Joe has a bone to pick.
Rose and company dine, Duff defends Rose's actions, and we dive into whether or not we like her.
Jack is King of the World and Tim Root from 20 Years of Nitro joins us to discuss Fabrizio.
Jack and Fabrizio watch the dolphins and it's time for Tyson Tuesday nitpicking.
The engine room is impressive, but not as impressive as a telegraph based pizza ordering system.
Molly Brown boards, we meet Captain Smith, and Rob discusses his first love, Reba McEntire.
Rose looks through her art collection and we all hate this Picasso bit.
Titanic departs from Southampton and Neil Brown from Mogwai Minute is tired of Jack's optimism.
Jack and Fabrizio board the Titanic and Rob shares some of his past deceptions.
Jack and Fabrizio hurry to board, and we decide that Fabrizio owes a life debt to Jack.
We meet Jack Dawson and Joe teaches us about poker.
Rose, Cal and Lovejoy get ready to board. We talk a lot about lice.
Rose and Cal arrive in Southampton and Jamie is here as our relationship expert.
We finally get to 1912 and Joe is not impressed.
Rose begins her story and we discuss our Cameron rankings.
Rose readies herself to tell her story and we do a lot of PCP (talk).
Lewis finishes his forensic analysis of the Titanic and we discuss the unbelievable.
Lewis shows us how the Titanic sunk and Rob (our Heart of the Ocean) tells us about his post-Titanic Mall trip.
Brock tells Rose about the Heart of the Ocean and we discuss alternate endings.
Rose gets to see her drawing and we discuss the Heart of the Ocean's fame.
Rose settles into her room and we further question her truthfulness
Rose arrives on the Keldysh, but can we trust what she says?
Rose calls Brock and Colin joins us to debate the importance of the modern day scenes.
Rose finds out about Brock's Titanic expedition and Duff insults senior citizens.
Brock sees the Heart of the Ocean in the Rose sketch and Rob learns about Jimmy Hoffa.
Brock opens the safe and we dive into Geraldo's life.
Brock and crew gather on deck. We learn more about the Keldysh and laws of the sea.
Snoop enters into Hockley's bedroom and we recast Lewis. Clare joins us to tell us about her history with Titanic.
Snoop turns over a door and we recast Brock.
Snoop goes to D deck and we discuss our favorite models in movies.
Snoop enters the wreck and Rob recalls the one who got away.
Brock and Lewis are in the MIR and we learn more about Lewis Abernathy.
Brock Lovett is in the MIR submersible and we have a photoshop request for our listeners.
The title sequence and James Cameron as auteur.
People wave goodbye as the Titanic leaves port and Duff scours the newsgroups for content.
Duff & Rob convince Joe that this is a good idea. Titanic Minute will officially launch on December 4, 2017.