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1 year ago

Lockwood & Co, Somebody I Used to Know, and big red boots

Living through and looking back on youth, plus MSCHF's latest troll

We discuss Lockwood & Co and Somebody I Used to Know, a TV series and a film about owning your agency, whether you’re a teen ghost killer or a documentary filmmaker.

02:54 Lockwood & Co, streaming on Netflix, takes a good idea (teen detective supernatural thriller) and builds out an appealing world with it.

18:50 Somebody I Used to Know, streaming on Amazon Prime Video, is a pleasant and self-aware surprise of a rom-com.

30:50 Plus, culture notes about the Astro Boy boots that have taken over the fashion influencer world.


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Artwork and design: Sara Macias and Andrew Liu