Based on a True Story

August 7, 2018

Film at 11: Teen Titans Go! To The Movies (2018)  

Book IT: The Singularity Trap (2018) by Dennis E. Taylor  

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Not Marvel’s New Mutants (with Cory Doctorow)

July 31, 2018

Special Intro: Brian Brushwood -- host of The Modern Rogue, Hacking the System, and CordKillers  

Film at 11: Castle Rock (2018)  

Book IT: Little Brother (2008) by Cory Doctorow  

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Feel the Byrne (with Bears Rebecca Fonté)

July 24, 2018

Special Intro: Hugo award winning author Tansy Rayner Roberts from Tasmania  

Film at 11: Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018)  

Book IT: How Music Works (2017) by David Byrne  

Scroll With It: Filmmaker Bears Rebecca Fonté sits down with Steve to remember how it all started.  The full interview is available to our patrons at Support the show to get access to this bonus content. (recorded 14 July 2018)  

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Here We Go Again - We Sing Abba!

July 17, 2018

Special Intro: Bill Schelly - author of Sense of Wonder: My Life in Comic Fandom  

Film at 11: John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous at Radio City (2018)  

Book IT: We are Legion (We are Bob) (2016) by Dennis Taylor  

Scroll With It: San Diego Comic-Con starts Thursday for all of those lucky enough to be there. The rest of us will not have as much access as we have had in the previous years. Steve can’t wait for the news from the Doctor Who panel Thursday morning.  

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Adam Sandler’s Summer Vacation

July 10, 2018

Special Intro: Caroll Spinney -- TV’s Big Bird  

Film at 11: Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)  

Book IT: Bluefishing: The Art of Making Things Happen (2017) by Steve Sims  

Scroll With It: Amazon Prime Day is coming this Monday. Be prepared for all the best deals and support Too Much Scrolling at  

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Summer Movie Festival

July 3, 2018

Special Intro: Steven Schapansky from Radio Free Skaro  

Film at 11: Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018)  

Steve’s Summer Movie Festival: Meatballs (1979), Caddyshack (1980), National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983), Indian Summer (1993)  

Book IT: Caddyshack: The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story (2018) by Chris Nashawaty  

Scroll With It: We all need to get out more. Steve saw Roy Wood Jr. LIVE at The Vic Theater in Chicago with special guest, Chicago’s very own Kellye Howard, and then spent some time with the crew at Cheesie’s Pub and Grub.  Get out there and meet some people!

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Bill’s Two Cents on Wonder (with Bill Schelly)

June 26, 2018

Special Intro: Our Executive Producer Amanda  

Special Guest: Author Bill Schelly  

Film at 11: How to Talk to Girls at Parties (2017)  

Book IT: Sense of Wonder: My Life in Comic Fandom --The Whole Story (2018) by Bill Schelly  

Scroll With It: Video game addiction is real, eSports are huge, and AMC has a new subscription offer for you.  

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Cue John Williams’ Jurassic Park Theme (w/ Ben Nicol)

June 19, 2018

Special Intro: Rob Reid - author of After On  

Special Guest: Ben Nicol - Chief Executive Officer for the Phi Kappa Psi Foundation  

Film at 11: Incredibles 2 (2018)  

Book IT: Ben Nicol explains how he uses books to help employees better understand a firm’s mission and messaging  

Scroll With It: Steve tells a boring story about Chicago transportation and “Weird Al” is coming to Stitcher premium!  

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Extra Scrolling: Peter Spellos at Indy POP Con

June 14, 2018

Conventions are wonderful places to make new friends and form those connections that matter. Actor Peter Spellos has been seen in over 150 films and TV shows. Now he travels the globe coaching others in acting and spreading joy. We had a phenomenal opportunity to talk to him and artist Mike Ficcarra at Indy POP con 2018. (recorded 8 June 2018) 

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LIVE at Indy POP Con 2018

June 12, 2018

Special Intro: Jonathan Frakes -- Will Riker from Star Trek: The Next Generation  

Special Guests: Tabletop Gaming and Board Game enthusiast Nick Dorsey and author Jessica Eise  

Film at 11: Our “first half of 2018” movie draft from June 8, 2018  

Scroll With It: Nick Dorsey helps the guys understand the board game Werewolf of Millers Hollow  

Book IT: Renee (2017) by Jessica Eise  

(Recorded 9 June 2018)  

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