I'm Obsessed With This
What’s everyone talking about on Netflix? Bobby Finger invites guests — fans, critics, friends — to gab about the most-discussed titles of the moment. What are people saying? Why do they love it, hate it, or need to scream about it on Twitter? Ranging from meme-y chatter to in-depth analysis, this is the entire range of popular conversation around the newest Netflix titles distilled into a half hour show.
Queer Eye's Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France
On today's very special episode of I'm Obsessed With This, Bobby chats with Queer Eye's Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, and Tan France. Everyone seems to be obsessed with their show, but what are they obsessed with? And how has becoming the object of people's obsessions changed their lives? Learn all that and more–including the story behind Tan's instantly iconic belt and why you should all be using #QueerEyeSwitch–during their revealing conversation. But before that, Christine Friar updates us on the latest installment of her obsession: Terrace House. Skip segments you'd like to keep spoiler-free with these handy time codes. (But wait, why on EARTH would you want to skip Bobby, Karamo, and Tan?!)Terrace House: 1:50 - 3:35Queer Eye: 5:11 - 38:26Call 754-CALL-BOB and share your current obsessions, and we may discuss it on a future episode!Once again, it's 754-CALL-BOB.
Walk. Ride. Rodeo., Instant Hotel, and Junebug
This week, host Bobby Finger has New York Times Books Review columnist Jaime Green and comedian Emmy Blotnick to the studio to hop on the horse and discuss the inspirational new Netflix film Walk. Ride. Rodeo.–what it does well, what it does not-so-well, and what blintzes have to do with all of it–as well as the baffling and wonderful Australian competition series Instant Hotel–which needs a U.S. adaptation immediately. We also discuss our other current obsessions: the lovely and life-affirming Amy Adams vehicle Junebug (Bobby's), Britain's serene gardening show Big Dreams, Small Spaces (Jaime), Bob Ross's timeless The Joy of Painting (Emmy), and *checks notes* Russia's Toughest Prisons (also Emmy). Skip segments you'd like to keep spoiler-free with these handy time codes:Walk. Ride. Rodeo.: 9:48 - 23:15Instant Hotel: 23:15 - 35:27You can read Jaime's column here, and watch Emmy's new Comedy Central special here.Call 754-CALL-BOB and share your current obsessions, and we may discuss it on a future episode!Once again, it's754-CALL-BOB.
The Oscars, The Umbrella Academy, Dating Around
This week, host Bobby Finger has io9 writer Charles Pullium-Moore and Jezebel Managing Editor Megan Reynolds to the studio to discuss Sunday's Oscars (where Netflix won four awards and Glenn Close didn't win enough), all that is good (and frustrating) about The Umbrella Academy, and why Dating Around is the most fascinating dating show in nearly a generation. Later, Oscar-winning screenwriter Tarell Alvin McCraney calls in to chat about the powerful women in his new film, High Flying Bird, and why he can't get enough of "Watch It Again." Skip segments you'd like to keep spoiler-free with these handy time codes:The Umbrella Academy: 13:23 - 23:10Dating Around: 16:02 - 23:10 - 32:45
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