Book-to-Movie Adaptation

Episode 40 – And Other Stuff Too: Book-To-Movie Adaptations

May 5th, 2017 And Other Stuff Too J

Do you even read books, bro? You know, those things made of paper that used to be in libraries before Amazon and the Kindle were invented. Well, at High Five: The Podcast we love it when we can skip a book and just watch the movie instead (like we did in high school), but that doesn’t mean we excuse it when a movie adaptation of…

Best Coen Brothers Movies

Episode 39: The Coens Abide, Dude

Apr 28th, 2017 Episodes J

This is a true story. The events depicted in this podcast took place in a mysterious Writer’s Room in 2017. At the request of the hosts’ wives, the names have been changed. Out of respect for the brain-dead, the rest is presented exactly how it occurred. It’s a little-known, but true, fact that when jingle writers wrote the phrase “Double your pleasure, double your fun,”…

Best One Season TV Shows

Episode 37: One Season for a Reason?

Apr 14th, 2017 Episodes J

You can call them One Season Wonders or Single Season Superstars, just don’t call them late for dinner……or say they “got canned for a reason,” because these are the Top 5 One Season TV Series. On this episode, J & Q spend some time exploring why some of the best TV shows in history only lasted one glorious season (spoiler alert: most of the time…

Denzel Washington

Episode 35: Denzel, Ma Belle

Mar 31st, 2017 Episodes J

If there’s anything we love at High Five: The Podcast, it’s long walks on the beach, a warm tray of Bagel Bites right out of the oven, and Denzel Washington. Once we get started talking about D-Wash (that’s what we call him because we’re on a better-than-first-name-basis), it’s hard to stop. On this very special episode, Q and J break down the Top 5 Denzel…

Worst TV Series Finales

Episode 33: The End is Near…And It Sucks

Mar 17th, 2017 Episodes J

T. S. Eliot once wrote that the world would end not with a bang, but a whimper. Mr. Eliot must have been an avid television watcher, because he was spot on about the quality of series finales for some of our favorite shows. On this episode, Q and J take that lesson and rank the Top 5 worst tv series finales from the greatest shows. These…

Best Found Footage Movies

Episode 32: Case Designate 118.08: Look What We Found!

Mar 10th, 2017 Episodes J

[12:36A] The following audio was stitched together after the disappearance of two podcasts hosts, referred to here as Q and J, from [REDACTED]. The contents of this audio lead the government entities involved to believe it is a historical record of the Top 5 Found Footage movies of all time with the help of international [REDACTED]. From the woods surrounding Burkittsville, MD to the horrors…

The Oscars

Episode 31 – And Other Stuff Too: The Oscars

Mar 3rd, 2017 And Other Stuff Too J

And the Academy Award goes to…..La La Lan…….oh, wait…..it’s High Five: The Podcast!! Yeah, that’s an easy joke, but we made it, so shut up. J & Q sneak into the (newly-fired) PricewaterhouseCopper(s) empty office to dive into the biggest Oscars clusterfuck in history to bring you their thoughts on the annual awards show and what it means to each your humble hosts. Here’s a…

Best TV Musicals

Episode 29: Once More, With High Five: The Musical

Feb 17th, 2017 Episodes J

Who put the ram in the ramalamadingdong? J & Q, that’s who! You’d better warm up that herbal lemon tea and do your vocal exercises, because the guys are kicking off their TV talk by breaking down the Top 5 TV Musical Episodes of all time. They cover all the right notes and there’s not a Glee episode to be found (suck it, Glee). What’s…

Movie to TV Adaptations

Episode 28 – And Other Stuff Too: Movie-to-TV Adaptations

Feb 10th, 2017 And Other Stuff Too J

In High Five: The Podcast Season 2, we’re taking on new worlds, just like when the Ghostbusters or Clerks took on new lives as animated series, but WAY less sucky. To start off this season on a Buffy the Vampire Slayer high (and not a Lethal Weapon low), we’ll be discussing what makes a good TV adaptation of a successful film. Is it really all…