26: Washington Phillips / Inside Llewyn Davis w/ Arthur Alligood

Episode 26 welcomes guest host, singer-songwriter Arthur Alligood!  Arthur talks about the fascinating life and music of WASHINGTON PHILLIPS and Nick geeks out on the Coen Brothers' 2013 film INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS.  Plus, they chat about their joint disdain for allergies, people who hate PB&J, Arthur's early entry into "geekdom" and more!

Washington Phillips and his Manzarene Dreams on Amazon

-Inside Llewyn Davis on Amazon
-Inside Llewyn Davis soundtrack on iTunes
-All songs from today's episode on the ATF podcast Spotify playlist

25: Fountains Of Wayne (Mini-Episode)

It's another mini-episode where Nick talks about the powerpop band FOUNTAINS OF WAYNE! Plus an announcement about the future of the podcast, Nick talks about being patient with kickstarter campaigns, the Netflix show LOVE, his current favorite podcasts, and more!

Fountains Of Wayne official site
Fountains Of Wayne on iTunes
Listen to the songs featured on today's show on the ATF podcast Spotify playlist

Also mentioned on this episode:
Trailer for LOVE on Netflix
Missing Richard Simmons podcast
My Favorite Murder podcast

Episode 21: Films of 2016 with guest Jeff Huston(PARTs ONE&Two)

Nick and guest host (film critic) Jeff Huston breakdown their favorite films of 2016 in two parts. Plus, Oscar talk, listener feedback, and more!

(Read and Subscribe to Jeff Huston's film site HERE and listen to Jeff on the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle podcast HERE!)

 

PART ONE:

PART TWO:

 

Jeff Huston's Top 10 of 2016
10. Loving
9. Hell Or High Water
8. Moonlight
7. Manchester By The Sea
6. Arrival
5. Swiss Army Man
4. La La Land
3. OJ: Made In America
2. Jackie
1. Silence

Nick Flora's Top 10 of 2016
10. Hail, Caesar!
9. Hell Or High Water
8. Lion
7. Don't Think Twice
6. Edge Of Seventeen
5. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
4. Arrival
3. Captain Fantastic
2. Sing Street
1. La La Land

Don't forget to read and subscribe to Jeff Huston's film site HERE and listen to Jeff on the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle podcast HERE!

Episode 18: Tree Of Life / David Gray's "Life In Slow Motion"

It's our first episode of 2017!  Right off the bat Allie shares some exciting news that proves she's been more productive the year than any of us, we discuss ways to bring you out of a funk, Nick's topic is Terrence Malick's 2011 film THE THREE OF LIFE, and Allie discusses David Gray's album "Life In Slow Motion" and much more!

- The Tree Of Life on Amazon
- The Tree Of Life Trailer on YouTube

- David Grays' Life In Slow Motion on iTunes

Bonus Episode! Nat King Cole's "The Christmas Song" w/ guest Sim Flora

On this very special HOLIDAY BONUS episode, Nick sits down and talks to jazz trombonist (aka his dad) Sim Flora about Nat King Cole's  "The Christmas Song" and what makes it so special and timeless.  Plus they talk about Sim playing with Mel Torme' who wrote "The Christmas Song", why jazz gets a bad wrap, father/son bonding time, and more!

Nat King Cole's "The Christmas Song" Album on iTunes
Nat King Cole box set of CDs on Amazon
Johnny Mercer Biography on Amazon
 

Episode 9: Death Cab For Cutie "Plans" / Rachel Maddow

On episode 9, Nick talks about one of his favorite go-to fall albums Death Cab For Cutie's "Plans" and Allie discusses a recent affection for Rachel Maddow!  Plus, we ponder if the Black Eyed Peas went country, Nick talks about seeing SNL live, Meg Ryan being the queen of the "fall movie", Nick's obsession with pre-9/11 New York films, listener feedback and more!

-Death Cab For Cutie's "Plans" on iTunes

Episode 8: Live w/ Jess Ray and Tim Coons

It's our very first live episode! Guests Jess Ray and Tim Coons join Nick at the annual Under The Radar music fest/retreat ESCAPE TO THE LAKE in beautiful Cedar Lake, IN. We chat about the idea of influence, favorite books, Tim's early obsession with Poison and Eddie Vedder, Jess' early aspirations to be a jazz bass player in NYC, our favorite weepy Pixar movie moments, and more! It's a fun time.

Hear JESS RAY's music here
Hear TIM COONS' music here

Episode 7: Frasier / Bryan Adams Unplugged

On episode 7, Allie discusses her deep unabashed love for perennial 90's sitcom Frasier, and Nick takes us back in time and explains why Bryan Adams' "MTV Unplugged" is so meaningful to him. Plus, we kick it off with dueling Ira Glass impersonations, Allie talks about wanting to become a sommelier, separating the artist from the art, plus LISTENER FEEDBACK!

 Bryan Adams' "MTV Unplugged" album

Bryan Adams' "MTV Unplugged" album