Discussing Documentaries
68 *** 1st Birthday Episode *** My Amityville Horror

68 *** 1st Birthday Episode *** My Amityville Horror

July 28, 2021
On this episode Ric & Mat discuss the podcasts 1st birthday episode;
 
“My Amityville Horror"
 
For the first time in 35 years, Daniel Lutz recounts his version of the infamous Amityville haunting that terrified his family in 1975.
 
Mat will not watch horrors so how does Ric get one past him and how does Ric know so much about alimony law in the United States? 
What part of Mats body gets trapped in the door & we hear about the worst place to perform comedy in England.
 
*** As always each episode contains passion, anger,  intelligence, opinions, spoilers, Psychics lots & lots of Psychics.  ***
 
Link to Doc on You Tube
 
One of Mats Favourite You Tube Channels the water video Metal Ball Studios
 
Previous episodes mentioned in the show;
 

 

Top Discussing Documentaries Episodes from 2020-2021

 

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Episode 50 Sugaman 

Episode 38 Jonestown: Paradise Lost

Episode 63 The Game Changers

 

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67 Man Vs Shark & Shark Vs Surfer **** Twofer Episode ****

67 Man Vs Shark & Shark Vs Surfer **** Twofer Episode ****

July 21, 2021
On this episode Ric & Mat discuss their first Disney + & National Geographic Documentaries - In celebration of that It's a Two for one deal!;
 
“Man Vs Shark & Shark Vs Surfer"
 
Man invents shark suit and Surfers have negative encounters with Sharks.
 
Why did our hosts pick two docs and why about sharks? Ric sings again and he somehow makes sharks link to Newcastle United - This is the way! 
Rics on his usual top hilarious form and once again has Mat in stiches [see the photo on their facebook page ] and Mats has a solution to save the sharks which is a little extreme but guarnteed to work
 
The TV show Mat mentioned is "Back To Life" co written and staring the brilliantly talented  Daisy Haggard. Her writing partner was Laura Solon. It's available on Netflix and is worthy of every moment of your time. You're Welcome.
 
*** As always each episode contains passion, anger,  intelligence, opinions, spoilers, Sharks lots & lots of sharks.  ***
 
 
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66 Xx Patreon Pick Xx Home Game - Calico Storico

66 Xx Patreon Pick Xx Home Game - Calico Storico

July 14, 2021
On this episode Ric & Mat discuss an episode from the Netflix Docuseries;
 
“Home Game - Calico Storico"
 
 
This Episode was selected by fan of the show Ozzy Sara who subscribed the Patreon and helps to support the Podcast. Thank You Sara!
 
She's picked an awesome little episode of this docuseries which features the strangest sport from Florence,  Italy. It's where Rugby meets Mixed Martial Arts in sport.
 
Mat discovers his homo erotic fantasy as Ric names this the "Toxic Masculinity World Cup"  How tall does Mat think he is and we learn why Ric is building muscle as well as the nature of Man................
 
 
*** As always each episode contains passion, anger,  intelligence, opinions, spoilers, muscles lots & lots & lots of muscles.  ***
 
 
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65 Xx Patreon Pick xX -The Yes Men

65 Xx Patreon Pick xX -The Yes Men

July 7, 2021
On this episode Ric & Mat discuss;
 
“The Yes Men"
 
Anti-corporate activists travel from conference to conference, impersonating members of the World Trade Organisation and are trying to change the world one prank at a time.
 
This Episode was selected by fan of the show Dale who subscribed to the Patreon and helps to support the Podcast.
 
He's picked a peach as our hosts disagree once again, could this be the one that breaks them up as a professional couple or can they learn to get along with very opposing views?
 
We also hear how Mat ruined Christmas and how Ric watches football with his mum which weirds Mat out a bit but not as much as Mat's research leading him to say "Don't Yuk on someone else's Yum".
 
 
*** As always each episode contains passion, anger,  intelligence, opinions, spoilers, scatology and pranks, lots and lots of pranks.  ***
 
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64 Gringo: The Dangerous Life Of John Mcafee

64 Gringo: The Dangerous Life Of John Mcafee

June 30, 2021
On this episode Ric & Mat discuss;
 
“Gringo: The Dangerous Life Of John Mcafee"
 
Tech tycoon John McAfee made millions from his antivirus software. Now, he may be best known his bizarre and scandalous lifestyle.
 
This episode is worth it for the weirdest reveal Mat's ever heard & did Mat make a Scheisse movie with Eric Cartmans mum?
 
Our hosts are very easily distracted, and really get into bastard CEO's and all things related and not related to the doc. The generation gap shows here and Rics finger on the pulse of humanity is on fine form here, his jokes are top notch as well!
 
 
*** As always each episode contains passion, anger,  intelligence, opinions, spoilers, a multi millionaires doing multi millionaire bad guy stuff and Scatology, lots and lots of Scatology  ***

 

 
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63 The Game Changers

63 The Game Changers

June 23, 2021
On this episode Ric & Mat discuss the most discussed at dinner Netflix documentary ever;
 
“The Game Changers"
 
A Vegans recruitment doc, this one is tough to ignore. If you've not seen it you would probably have heard about it from an annoying friend or two.
 
Ric was a big fan of this one, find out who got to our cynical Geordie and both hosts talk erections it's as uncomfortable as it sounds, 477% more uncomfortable.
 
*** As always each episode contains passion, anger,  intelligence, opinions, spoilers and Vegans, lots and lots of Vegans  ***

 

 
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62 My Octopus Teacher

62 My Octopus Teacher

June 16, 2021
On this episode Ric & Mat discuss the 2021 Netflix Oscar winner;
 
“My Octopus Teacher"
 
A filmmaker forges an unusual friendship with an octopus living in a South African kelp forest, learning as the animal shares the mysteries of her world.
 
Both our hosts are perplexed by this doc which seems like the other side of the #FreeBritney campaign or Grizzly Man in the ocean.
 
We also hear a great solution to world hunger, Rics dog walking story and more on Mats hobbies.
 
 
 
*** As always each episode contains passion, anger,  intelligence, opinions, spoilers and incredulity, lots and lots of incredulity  ***
 
Other episodes referenced in this are;
 
  • Episode 47 Framing Britney Spears
  • Episode 1 Grizzly Man
  • Episode 26 Louis Theroux
 
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61 The Dissident

61 The Dissident

June 9, 2021
On this episode Ric & Mat discuss;
 
“The Dissident"
 
This chilling documentary directed by the Oscar winning Bryan Fogel covers the Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi who disappeared in Istanbul. His fiancée and dissidents around the world piece together the clues to a murder and expose a global cover up.
 
Rics knowledge on this story amazes Mat and this is the episode that will stop our hosts ever visiting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. We learn about the powerlessness of us all and it's very sobering.
 
 
The directors other documentary was the brilliant Icarus which was Discussing Documentaries episode 33.
 
Links here;
 
 
 
 
 
 
*** As always each episode contains passion, anger,  intelligence, opinions, spoilers and fear. Lots and lots of fear ***
 
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60 Class Action Park Director interview

60 Class Action Park Director interview

June 2, 2021
 
On this episode Ric & Mat meet  Mr Seth Porges who directed the funniest documentary Mat has ever watched;
 
“Class Action Park"
 
Seth heard our episode, loved it and got in touch.
 
We hear the stories that couldn't make the documentary and Seth proves to be a very funny and interesting man.
 
Mat & Ric are a little star struck.
 
Class Action park was Discussing Documentaries Episode 49 and It's about the infamous worlds most dangerous theme park based in New Jersey USA.
 
It's as funny as it is tragic.
 
Links to Episode 
 
 
 
 
 
#actionpark #classactionpark 
 
 
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59 Studio 54

59 Studio 54

May 26, 2021
On this episode Ric & Mat discuss;
 
“Studio 54"
 
This doc is the story of the notorious New York City nightclub Studio 54 which was the epicenter of 70s hedonism--a place that not only redefined the nightclub, but also came to symbolize an entire era.
 
Mat reveals his passion for Disco and Hedonism while Ric goes a little more highbrow when discussing how society works.
 
*** As always each episode contains passion, anger,  intelligence, opinions, spoilers, jokes, laughter and Disco, lots and lots of Disco ............I Feel Love................***
 
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