Mini-Water Cooler: The Deep, No Way Out, Rent, Fan Fiction, and More

On the November 23, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by senior news editor Jacob Hall to talk about what they’ve been up to at the virtual water cooler.


Opening Banter:

At The Water Cooler:

  • What we’ve been Doing:
    • Jacob went on vacation, and he bought a Kindle.
  • What we’ve been Reading:
    • Jacob read The Deep, Fan Fiction, Forget the Alamo, The Hellbound Heart, Lola on Fire, Storm Front, and Made Men.
  • What we’ve been Watching:
    • Ben watched No Way Out, Shang-Chi, Rent, Tick Tick Boom, and The Novice.
    • Jacob watched The French Dispatch (which comes out on digital on 12/14)
  • What we’ve been Eating:
  • What we’ve been Playing:


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