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Dec 18, 2016

By the popular demand of four listeners (two of whom we don't know personally), as a special Xmas expedition, Dave and Elise tackle a movie that's in the theatres for the first time since INTERSTELLAR. And it's a movie that's been compared to INTERSTELLAR, but we don't think so. We hated that fucking thing. But we don't hate Denis Villeneuve's ARRIVAL (2016), which managed to be philosophical without having any guys fighting on desolate planets in space suits. Although by all means, if that's what you like. Also, there's stuff about time in it, which is what we're all here for. So we hope that you find this pleasant holiday listening. Enjoy!


Time (Travel) Table:

0:01:37       Arrival (2016)

No mailbag this episode as this is what passes for an "Express! In theaters now!" show in our sluggish corner of the time stream! We'll get to all of your missives next month!        


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Intro Credits:

The Dream Syndicate "That's What You Always Say"

Jennifer Jones and Joseph Cotten (along with Debussy's music) in William Dieterle's Portrait of Jennie (1948)


Outro Credits:

Bette Davis + lounge singer in Edmund Goulding's Dark Victory (1939)


Original Another Kind of Distance artwork by Lee McClure