First off, it’s the return of Curb Your Enthusiasm, which leads to a deconstruction of the comedy of discomfort and a comparison of Larry David to Rickey Gervais, and of course, a look at the concept of Larry David Moments.
Next up, we look at the sudden death of Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World, and what it might mean for Murdoch’s empire, and the British Press as a whole.
Finally, our second inductee to the Medialoper Great Albums Hall of Fame: The Kinks – Arthur. Just one of many Ray Davies-penned masterpieces from which we could have chosen.
All that, and a Musical Moment to Die For by Kanye West.
One More Thing
- Tim’s looking forward to the final Harry Potter film.
- Kirk explains why there’s $1,000,000,000 that nobody wants.
- Jim bids a fond farewell to Friday Night Lights
Medialoper Bebop Episode 10: Shangri-La was recorded at 7:00pm PDT on Thursday, July 7, 2011 via Call Graph for Skype. Jim edited it in Audacity.
The opening and closing music is from “Big Hand on the Seven,” by our close personal friends, The Miss Alans.
No other podcasts were harmed in the making of this podcast.