[FIXED AUDIO] Water Cooler: San Antonio, Jim Henson, London, Sharp Objects, Lizzie, Magic For Humans, The Wild One, Indiana Jones
Aug 28th, 2018 by slashfilmdaily
On the August 28, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler.
Opening Banter: Brad isn’t joining us this week because he’s out sick.
In The News:
At The Water Cooler:
- What we’ve been Doing:
- Jacob went on a birthday vacation to San Antonio, where he stayed in a nice hotel and visited a lot of tourist traps, including a wax museum, a Ripley’s museum, a haunted house, and the world’s worst 4D theater.
- Peter visited The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited exhibit at Skirball, ran into Cesar from 1 second every day and watched Jon Armstrong perform 4 hours of magic at the Magic Castle without repeating a trick.
- Ben went to London for the first time
- What we’ve been Reading:
- Hoai-Tran started reading Sharp Objects.
- Ben read A Study in Scarlet
- Jacob has been reading Kitchen Confidential.
- What we’ve been Watching:
- Peter binge-watched the whole first season of Justin Willman’s Netflix series Magic For Humans, saw Searching on opening night, rewatched Muppets Take Manhattan, and started watching HBO’s Succession.
- Chris watched Lizzie and the upcoming season of BoJack Horseman.
- Ben watched The Wild One, Once, and has been rewatching Game of Thrones
- Jacob revisited Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade on the world’s crappiest hotel television and watched a little too much of a Shark Tank marathon.
- Hoai-Tran watched Juliet, Naked and the series finale of Sharp Objects.
- What we’ve been Eating:
- Peter has joined Brad in going on a diet.
- Jacob ate at The Esquire Tavern, La Gloria, and other San Antonio establishments.
- What we’ve been Playing:
- Jacob simply cannot stop playing Dead Cells. He also played Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes.
Other articles mentioned:
- Specters, Shadows, and Slackers: How I Survived My Job at a Haunted House
- A New Must-Experience Magic Show Is Coming To Hollywood
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