1999: The Podcast

Was 1999 the best year in movie history? We think it might be! John Brooks and Joey Lewandowski will work their way through all the year has to offer, one movie at a time, and we’ll ask special guests to share their memories of this amazing year and the movies that made it unforgettable. Unfortunately, nobody can be told what 1999: The Podcast is… you have to hear it for yourself!

TV & Film
Film History
Film Reviews
Tarzan: "Apes!" - with Heather Antos
Artist and IDW's senior editor Heather Antos talks to John and Joey about her love of Disney's adaptation of the beloved Edgar Rice Burroughs character.
80 min
Deep Blue Sea: "Sharks!" - with Mark Hofmeyer
Writer, podcaster, and "Deep Blue Sea" superfan Mark Hofmeyer joins John and Joey to talk about his favorite shark-infested 1999 movie!
97 min
1999 Extra Super Special Surprise Bonus: The Ep...
John and Joey talk to "Drop Dead Gorgeous" director and founding member of "The State" Michael Patrick Jann
34 min
Drop Dead Gorgeous: "Amer-I-Can!" - with BJ Col...
The host and producer of American Hysteria and the co-host of This Ends at Prom join to talk about the beloved cult gem, Drop Dead Gorgeous. You betcha!
108 min
Ravenous: "Wendigo" - with Least Haunted hosts ...
The hosts of the podcast Least Haunted discuss Antonia Bird's genre-breaking cannibalism cult classic "Ravenous".
92 min
Jawbreaker: "Teen Dream" - with Jenn Tisdale
Jenn Tisdale returns to discuss the film she requested, the cult classic "Jawbreaker".
93 min
The Talented Mr. Ripley: "Peepin'" - with Bridg...
John and Joey welcome Bridget Todd (host of There Are No Girls On The Internet) to discuss Anthony Minghella's "The Talented Mr. Ripley"
86 min
Olive the Other Reindeer - A Very Special 1999 ...
Juhi Khemani joins the show for our Christmas special in which we discuss Fox's 1999 TV special "Olive the Other Reindeer".
77 min
Roundup! - Round 2 Recap
Joey and John recap round 2 with a roundup of the last nine episodes, and give a preview of what's ahead!
35 min
Toy Story 2: "LZTYBRN" - with Aaron Neuwirth
Joey and John welcome Aaron Neuwirth to discuss the final film of Round 2, Pixar's masterful, timeless "Toy Story 2".
108 min
South Park: "La Resistance" with George Freitag
Joey and John welcome John's friend George to talk about moral panics, musicals, and fart jokes in "South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut."
84 min
Run Lola Run: "die Tasche" with Jacob Meirovich
We hit the streets of Berlin and didn't even die once as we discussed "Run Lola Run" with film student and editor Jacob Meirovich.
102 min
Office Space: "Nothing" with Jenn Tisdale
Grab a few pieces of flair and hear us discuss the comedy cult classic, "Office Space"!
117 min
The Mummy: "Bugs!" with Chris Kluwe
We celebrate Spooky Season with the beloved remake of the Universal Horror classic "The Mummy", starring Brendan Fraser.
84 min
Election: "Pick Flick" with Brian Rodriguez
High School Slumber Party host Brian Rodriguez joins John and Joey to chat about the high school *political* party (get it?), "Election".
89 min
Being John Malkovich: "Malkovich" with Brian Si...
Brian Silliman, of Return of the Pod, returns to OUR pod (get it?) to talk "Being John Malkovich".
102 min
American Pie: "Band Camp" with Tessa and Nicole...
The hosts of the Doom Generation podcast join John and Joey to talk about American Pie and everything that happened that one time at band camp.
105 min
10 Things I Hate About You: "Sonnet" with Kelly...
Dr. Kelly J. Baker joins to discuss what has become one of the most beloved teen movies ever made, 10 Things I Hate About You.
85 min
Spybreak! - Round One Recap
Joey and John share their thoughts on the first nine movies and recap what we learned in round one.
26 min
Magnolia: "Save Me" with Tyler Huckabee
Relevant Magazine's Tyler Huckabee joins John and Joey to talk about Magnolia in the round one finale.
86 min
Boys Don't Cry: "Brandon" with Logan Ashley Kisner
Logan Ashley Kisner, who writes about trans horror, joins John and Joey to discuss "Boys Don't Cry" and trans representation in film.
69 min
Fight Club: "Soap" with Amanda Moore
Amanda Moore joins John and Joey to talk about fascism, toxic masculinity, and Fight Club.
77 min
American Beauty: "Roses" with Aislinn and Tobin...
John and Joey welcome the Addington siblings to talk about the very large gap between their then-and-now takes on "American Beauty".
88 min
The Sixth Sense: "Dead People" with Books in th...
John and Joey welcome Books in the Freezer host Stephanie Gagnon to discuss how well "The Sixth Sense" holds up (even knowing the ending)
75 min
Eyes Wide Shut: "Fidelio" with New York Magazin...
John and Joey welcome New York Magazine feature writer Lila Shapiro to discuss her favorite movie of 1999, Eyes Wide Shut.
68 min