The Protagonist Podcast #138: Philip Marlowe in The Big Sleep (Film 1946) “I’m getting cuter every minute.”

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Todd finally gets to talk about film noir! Joe and Todd are talking about Phillip Marlowe from the classic 1946 film The Big Sleep. They wonder if the plot makes any sense, praise the atmosphere of the film, and debate Marlowe’s motivations.

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#059: Veronica Mars in the pilot episode of Veronica Mars (TV 2004) “Underneath that angry young woman shell, there’s a slightly less angry young woman.”

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This week we talk about Veronica Mars, the teenage detective played by Kristen Bell. In discussing the pilot episode we talk about trauma, family, and why in the world we like watching dark and disturbing drama.

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#003: Rick Blaine in Casablanca (Film 1942) “Of all the gin joints …”

In this episode, Todd and Joe discuss Rick Blaine, as played by the immortal Humphrey Bogart, in the 1942 classic, Casablanca.

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