1999: The Podcast

Was 1999 the best year in movie history? We think it might be!

John Brooks and Jenn Tisdale 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
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
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 ...
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 Nico...
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 Kel...
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 K...
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 Tob...
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 ...
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 Magaz...
John and Joey welcome New York Magazine feature writer Lila Shapiro to discuss her favorite movie of 1999, Eyes Wide Shut.
68 min
THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT: "The Woods" - with Ame...
Blair Witch superfan and host of American Hysteria Chelsey Weber-Smith joins us to talk about what made The Blair Witch Project a great movie then and why we should still love it today.
79 min
The hosts of Star Wars podcast Return of the Pod join us to talk about the 23-year legacy of Star Wars: Episode One - The Phantom Menace.
108 min
THE MATRIX: "Whoa" with Chris Kluwe
Former Minnesota Vikings punter and current science fiction author ("Otaku") Chris Kluwe joins us to discuss our first movie from our Essentials series - The Matrix.
56 min
Best. Movie. Year. Ever? - with Brian Raftery
Journalist and author Brian Raftery joins us to talk about his book on the movies of 1999, "Best. Movie. Year. Ever."
53 min
Introducing 1999: The Podcast
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