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An Hour with Your Ex Episode 97: Pierrot le Fou

September 19th, 2014

Special guest Griffin Eckstein had the pick this show. We watched Jean-Luc Godard's Pierrot le Fou (1965). Griffin talks about his love of french new wave film and where to get started. We talk about what we think the film is about, why french new wave is so much fun, what directors to watch, and more. Two more episodes till our 100th episode wedding spectacular.

An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mark Colomb and Mel Evans. Griffin Eckstein is a Chicago based comedian with excellent taste in movies and music. Jean-Luc Godard is a french film director. Pierrot le Fou came out in 1965 based on a novel called "Obsession" and this last bit is for SEO. Thanks for listening.  
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Ex Hour After Dark: WWE Summerslam (2014)

August 21st, 2014

It's An Hour with Your Ex: After Dark. Mel Evans is away so Mark has his buddies Daniel Strauss from The Second City Chicago and Robert Rich from Bro Jackson over to talk wrestling. We talk Summerslam, BORK, John Cena, why we all love Dean Ambrose, and a little New Japan G1 Climax. Mel assures me she is starting her own show soon...

An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based comedy podcast. Mel Evans and Mark Colomb are the hosts. We debate movies, tv, and books. We are coming up on our 100th episode and wedding spectacular. Thanks for listening. This last bit is for SEO. 
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Episode 96: The Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

August 21st, 2014

Special guest Ben Seeder visits us all the way from Los Angeles. Ben had the pick and wanted to watch Tony Curtis and Burt Lancaster in "The Sweet Smell of Success". Directed by "The Ladykillers" director Alexander Mackendrick and written by Clifford Odets and Ernest Lehman. An incredible score by Elmer Bernstein. Go out of your to watch this movie. 

An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb. Ben Seeder is a Los Angeles based comedian. This last bit is SEO. Thanks for listening.   
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Episode 95: After The Thin Man (1936)

August 14th, 2014

This week on the show we watch "After the Thin Man" the 1936 sequel to "The Thin Man". Mel Evans and Mark Colomb talk about William Powell, Mryna Loy, Jimmy Stewart, and of course Asta. We also talk about our growing love of TCM and the twitter account @NextOnTCM and how we've fallen in love with older films. 

An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb. Have you read the stuff they write on Bro Jackson? Have you watched one of the dozens and dozens of videos Mark has made? Thanks for listening and letting us use this last bit for SEO. Hugs xoxo.
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Episode 94: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

August 6th, 2014

This week WE ARE GROOT. An Hour with Your Ex is talking about Guardians of the Galaxy the new film from Marvel Studios. Chicago comedian Kellen Terrett @drterrett joins us to talk Chris Pratt, comic books, Celestials, continuity, and GROOT. Mel Evans and Mark Colomb are the hosts.

This is our first show from a new location. Audio will continue to improve during the show. Thanks for listening. 
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Ex Hour 93: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

July 24th, 2014

An Hour with Your Ex vs. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World vs. Your Questions. How awesome is Edgar Wright? How bad is Ramona and Mary Elizabeth Winstead? Movie talk, video game talk, and a whole lot of evil exes. We also get into Bryan Lee O'Malley's new book 'Seconds'.  Next show is "Raiders of the Lost Ark'. CANADA. 

An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb. They make podcasts and short videos in Chicago. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World is a Universal Film based on a comic by Bryan Lee O'malley. It takes place in Toronto. Edgar Wright directed and co-wrote the film. Michael Cera is Scott Pilgrim.   
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An Hour With Your Ex After Dark: Triple Threat Part Two

July 24th, 2014

When in doubt? Spinoffs. An Hour with Your Ex After Dark: Triple Threat. The second episode. Chicago comedian and previous guest Daniel Strauss and Bro Jackson writer Robert Rich join Mark to talk wrestling. WWE, Weight Classes, The Shield, getting arrested on TV, and more. All the wrestling talk you didn't know you wanted.    

An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast normally hosted by Mark Colomb and Mel Evans. Sometimes we do other shows to keep things spicy. Look for Mel's new show soon. Thanks for listening. Look for Scott Pilgrim on the next An Hour with Your Ex podcast. 
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Episode 92: Lawrence of Arabia in 70mm

July 17th, 2014

This week we went to Chicago's Music Box Theater to see "Lawrence of Arabia" in 70mm. Mark's brother Jon Colomb joins Mel and Mark to talk about the movie. David Lean, Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, intermissions, 70mm, the score, the script, T.E. Lawrence, and more. This epic film gets an epic discussion.

Lawrence of Arabia is a 1962 epic filmed by David Lean. Peter O'Toole plays Seven Pillars of Heaven author T.E. Lawrence. Omar Sharif, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, and José Ferrar all give career performances. An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb. This last bit is for SEO.  
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Episode 91: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966)

July 14th, 2014

"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" - this week An Hour With Your Ex is. Mel Evans and Mark Colomb talk about the 1966 Mike Nichols film. There is a little yelling. Some swearing. Mix yourself a drink and listen. 

An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf is a 1966 Mike Nichols film based on an Edward Albee play. Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor do a lot of acting in this movie. This last bit is for SEO. I don't like it either.  
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An Hour With Your Ex After Dark: Triple Threat

July 3rd, 2014

When in doubt? Spinoffs. An Hour with Your Ex After Dark: Triple Threat. Chicago comedian and previous guest Daniel Strauss and Bro Jackson writer Robert Rich join Mark to talk wrestling. WWE, Stardust, Emma's sticky fingers, New Japan, Ricochet, and more. The plan is hopefully to do this following monthly WWE PPV's. 

An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast normally hosted by Mark Colomb and Mel Evans. Sometimes we do other shows to keep things spicy. Look for Mel's new show soon. Thanks for listening. 
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Episode 90: Game of Thrones Season Four

June 24th, 2014

Game of Thrones Pun! That's right folks we head back to our roots. It's the fourth season you watched with your parents HBO Go password. I mean, you set it up for them. It's only fair that you get to use it for free. Anyhow. We talk about the sexual politics of Kings Landing, how to chain your dragon, and if Kit is a dumb dumb. Thanks for listening. Please leave a review on iTunes. It really helps. 

An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb. Game of Thrones is show on HBO and a series of books. George RR Martin wrote the books. This last bit is for SEO. It makes me feel gross too. 
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Episode 89: Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

June 18th, 2014

An Hour with Your Ex is the official podcast of fawning over Robert Zemeckis' 1988 masterpiece "Who Framed Roger Rabbit". For more please head over to The Dissolve to read their movie of the week feature that inspired us to do the show. We talk about Dean Cundey and Richard Williams. Thanks for listening. Follow us on twitter and like us on facebook.  

An Hour With Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb. Roger Rabbit is a 1988 Touchstone Pictures film. Disney, Warner Brothers, and nearly every character in the history of animation make a appearance. This last bit is for SEO. 
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Episode 88: Mad Men Season Seven - Part One

June 8th, 2014

Mad Men Season Seven Part One. David Kallison joins us from BroJackson.com and The A.V. Club. We go character by character and do our best to make sense of one of our favorite shows. Follow David on twitter @davidkallison and read him at BroJackson and The Onion A.V. Club


An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb. Mad Men is a show on AMC starring Jon Hamm. This last bit is for SEO. Go see markcolomb.com if you get bored. Watch one of the videos I made. Thanks for listening to the show. Next week is 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit.'  
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Episode 87: Orphan Black

June 4th, 2014

This week on An Hour With Your Ex we talk Orphan Black. Series One and a touch of Series Two. Who's your favorite clone? Tatiana Maslany is incredible. You have to watch this show! 

An Hour with Your Ex is Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb. Orphan Black is show on the BBC. This last bit is SEO. 
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Episode 86: An Hour with your (E) X- Men The Days of Future Past

May 29th, 2014

This week An Hour With Your Ex juggles multiple timelines and multiple X-Men. It's X-Men: Days of Future Past on the show this week. Lots of questions and discussion of X-Men, X-Women, The Band X, and of course THIS WEEK IN FARTS. Email the show with your FARTS OF THE WEEK theexhour (at) gmail, like the show on facebook, or tweet us your #FartsoftheWeek @ExHourPodcast 

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Episode 85: Wrestlemania XXX

April 9th, 2014

We break (the walls dowwwwwwnnnn) down the WWE Universe this episode. Wrestlemania 30, The Streak, Raw, WWE, Daniel Bryan, The Wyatts - are all discussed in (great) length. Chicago comedian Daniel Strauss danielstrauss.com stops by to help us out. Tons of questions and comments.  


This is for SEO. An Hour With Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb. Daniel Strauss is a comedian from Chicago. He has worked with The Second City. Follow him on twitter @danielstrauss and follow Mel's new account @horrifiedbride you can always ignore Mark @mark_cool_um 
The WWE is a professional wrestling organization. Wrestlemania was in New Orleans April 6th.   
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Episode 84: True Detective

March 19th, 2014

New show with new guests. Irene Marquette and Linus Lee join us to break down HBO's True Detective. Irene speaks about the symbols and the links to historical genre fiction that Nick Pizzalatto. Linus grew up in Louisiana and speaks to how good or bad a job Cary Fukunaga did in capturing the landscapes. 

An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb. True Detective is a show on HBO featuring Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey.    
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Episode 83: The Godfather Part Two

March 12th, 2014

We saga continues. Godfather Part Two. Is it better than the first film? Is Robert De Niro a better Vito than Marlon Brando? What happened to Al Pacino? All that and more this show. Next show? True Detective.

An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb. The Godfather was written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola base on characters created by Mario Puzo. This last bit is SEO.

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Episode 82: The Godfather

February 6th, 2014

Episode 82: Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather. Based on the Mario Puzo book. We talk about the movie, the book, the acting, our Godfathers. Tons of bad impressions. Robert Evans. What more do you want? Next show we are talking about American Hustle.


An Hour With Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb
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Episode 81: The Winter of Our Moffat Content

February 3rd, 2014

This show we are all about Moffat. First up we talk about Dr. Who's 50th and The Christmas Special and Regeneration. Then Series Three of Sherlock. We talk about it all. There are some written pieces and then we answer your questions. Next show "The Godfather".


This last bit is about SEO. An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mark Colomb and Mel Evans. Steven Moffat write Dr. Who and Sherlock for the BBC. 
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Episode 80: Die Hard (1988)

December 13th, 2013

Is there a better Christmas movie than Die Hard? Is there a better movie than Die Hard? We continue An Hour With Your Ex-Mas with Bruce Willis, John McTiernan, and Steven de Souza's Die Hard. We talk about perfection and answer a ton of your questions. Next week we find out if there was a Miracle on 34th Street. An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb. Yippie Ki Yay podcast listener. 

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Episode 79: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

December 10th, 2013

Is "An Hour with Your Ex-Mas" and you know what that means. We are watching a ton of Christmas movies. This show Mel Evans and Mark Colomb watched National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb. #FreeChevy 

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Episode 78: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

October 30th, 2013

This week we put our hands on our hips and make you a man with our Rocky Horror Picture Show audio commentary. We talked for over 90 minutes, answered questions, and Mel sung. All in all a fun one. Sync it up to the movie and enjoy the show by RKOOOOOOOOO. Next week we enter "The Matrix". An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb. 

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Episode 77: Poltergeist (1982)

October 24th, 2013

Tobe Hooper or was it Steven Spielberg's 1982 calssic Poltergeist is here this week. Will we be cursed? Who knows? Next week join us for our live Rocky Horror Picture Show…show? An Hour With Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb. THIS PODCAST IS CLEAN.

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The Lost Boys (1987)

October 17th, 2013

Do you still believe? We sure do. The Lost Boys (1987) is Mel's pick this week. We talk about vampires, Tim Capello, Joel Schumacher, and more. Poltergeist is next week's pick.  An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb. 

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The Exorcist (1973)

October 9th, 2013

This week on An Hour With Your Ex podcast Mel Evans and Mark Colomb discuss William Friedkin's 1973 horror classic "The Exorcist." Is it the scariest movie of all time? Are we the best lightly listened to podcast in Chicago? Who can say? Thanks for listening. Next week we head to the beach for "The Lost Boys." 

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Episode 74: Carrie (1976)

October 4th, 2013

This week on An Hour with Your Ex Mel and Mark talk about Carrie, Brian DePalma, and Stephen King. Mark said the wrong director of the Carrie remake. It's Kimberly Pierce. Next week is The Exorcist. An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast. We get stuff wrong sometime. Thanks for listening.  

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Episode 73: Citizen Kane

September 27th, 2013

This week Mel Evans and Mark Colomb chat about "Citizen Kane". Is it the best movie ever? Has it been discussed enough? Next week An Hour with Your Ex starts our Halloween Spooktacular with "Carrie". An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast. 

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Episode 72: Why Aren’t You Watching?

September 19th, 2013

Mark and Mel are back. Sorry. We are talking about "Orange is the New Black" "Broadchurch" "Breaking Bad" and "Bob's Burgers". Next week is Citizen Kane. Thanks for sticking with us. An Hour with your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb. 

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Episode 71: Heat (1995)

August 5th, 2013

This week we shoot our way through the Michael Mann 1995 Pacino and De Niro movie Heat. We talk heists and answer your questions. An Hour with Your Ex is hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb 

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Episode 70: The Heat (2013)

July 29th, 2013

This week we beat "The Heat" and talk about female led films. What did we think of the summer hit from Paul Feig, Sandra Bullock, and Melissa McCarthy? We answer your questions. An Hour with your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb. 

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An Hour With Your Ex: Episode 69 Mad Men Season Six

July 8th, 2013

This week on the An Hour with Your Ex Podcast we watched AMC's Mad Men. We talk about season six and our overall feelings on the show. The podcast is by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb.

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An Hour With Your Ex: Episode 68 Game of Thrones Season Three

July 2nd, 2013

We are three for three. This week An Hour with Your Ex heads back to Westeros. We spoil the heck out of season three of Game of Thrones and then talk about the idea of spoilers. Rate us on iTunes. Please? An Hour With Your Ex is a Chicago based show hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb.

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Episode 67: The Man of Steel

June 17th, 2013

This week the An Hour with Your Ex Podcast takes to the sky with "The Man of Steel." Does Zack Snyder's new take on the oldest super hero hold up? Listen and find out. Next show we head to Westoros again and talk about Game of Thrones Season 3. The show is hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb.

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Episode 66: Flowers in the Attic

June 11th, 2013

On this episode of An Hour with Your Ex we get locked upstairs with "Flowers in the Attic". It's a film and a book written by VC Andrews. We are talking about the film but some book talk does occur. Next week Mel Evans and Mark Colomb see if a man can fly again in "Man of Steel"

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Episode 65: Fight Club (1999)

June 3rd, 2013

We break the first rule and talk about Fight Club. The David Fincher film from 1999. Who is Tyler Durden what is Ed Norton crying about and what are the rules for An Hour With Your Ex? All that and more. Please rate us on iTunes. An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb.

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Episode 64: The Great Gatsby

May 13th, 2013

This week on An Hour With Your Ex podcast Mel Evans and Mark Colomb watched and read The Great Gatsby. Did we hate F. Scott Fitzgerald's book and love Baz Lurhmann's film or was it the other way round? Listen and find out. Next week we are watching Fight Club. Subscribe on iTunes and rate the show.

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Episode 63: Glengarry Glen Ross

May 9th, 2013

This week on An Hour With Your Ex podcast Mel Evans and Mark Colomb try to get a set of steak knives. We watched the 1992 film based on the David Mamet play Glengarry Glen Ross. We also answered your questions and wrote our own version of a David Mamet scene. Lots of swearing ensued. Next week is The Great Gatsby.

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Episode 62: Girls Season Two (HBO)

April 24th, 2013

This week on An Hour with Your Ex podcast Mel Evans and Mark Colomb talk about the HBO series Girls. It's season two. What does Lena Dunham have in store for us? Listen and find out. We also talk about OCD. Next week it's Glen Gary Glen Ross.

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Episode 61: The Silence of the Lambs

April 17th, 2013

It's a brand new episode of the An Hour With Your Ex podcast. This week Mel Evans and Mark Colomb are talking about the Jonathan Demme movie "Silence of the Lambs." We also answer your questions and talk serial killers. Enjoy this one with some fava beans and a nice bottle of squirt.

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Episode 60: Ed Wood and Roger Ebert

April 4th, 2013

This week on An Hour With Your Ex Mel Evans and Mark Colomb talk about Tim Burton's Ed Wood. More importantly we talk about the passing of a Chicago icon Roger Ebert. Thanks for listening to the show. Next week in honor of Roger Ebert we are watching Casablanca.

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Episode 59: Ang Lee’s Sense and Sensibility (1995)

March 27th, 2013

This week gain both Sense and Sensibility. That's right. Time for more Jane Austen this time from Emma Thompson and Ang Lee from 1995. Lots of questions from you the listener. Please rate the show on iTunes and send us your questions on Facebook. Next week we are talking TIm Burton's Ed Wood.

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Episode 58: Annie Hall

March 20th, 2013

This week on The An Hour with Your Ex podcast Mel Evans and Mark Colomb watched Annie Hall. Mel gets pretty mad about Woody Allen but we both agree that we like Diane Keaton. Next week on the show we are talking about Sense and Sensibility

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Episode 57: House of Cards (Netflix)

March 13th, 2013

We watched the Netflix series House of Cards starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright. Directed by David Fincher and the guy that made all those bad Batman movies where they had nipples. We talked about villains and answered your questions. Next week we are watching Annie Hall. An Hour With Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb.

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Episode 56: Vertigo

March 6th, 2013

This week on the An Hour with Your Ex podcast Mark makes Mel dress up like an old girlfriend of his. We discuss Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo. Is Jimmy Stewart crazy? Is Kim Novak a great actress? How cool is Midge? We also talk about obsession and answer your questions. Next week it's House of Cards.

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Episode 55: When Harry Met Sally

March 2nd, 2013

Boy meets Girl and then they disagree for 90 minutes or so? I don't buy it. We did have some audio issues this week and the show sounds a little weird and the ending was cut off. Some of us is better than nothing, right? Vertigo is next and will be out Mo

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Episode 54: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

February 12th, 2013

To celebrate Valentine's Day Mel and Mark watched Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Jim Carrey, Michele Gondry, Charlie Kaufman, and Kate Winslet take us through the mind. We discuss Memory and answer your questions. An Hour with your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb.

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Episode 53: Homeland

January 29th, 2013

This week on the podcast Mel Evans and Mark Colomb were joined by special guest little Jeff Murdoch.  We talked about the Showtime series Homeland starring Claire Danes and Damian Lewis.  Boy howdy we didn't like this show.  Lots of questions.  An Hour With Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb.

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Episode 52: Gone Girl By Gillian Flynn

January 21st, 2013

We both read bestseller Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn this week on the podcast.  We discuss Amazing Amy and Nasty Nick.  Oh boy.  An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mark Colomb and Mel Evans.  Next week we are discussing Showtime's Homeland Season One.

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Episode 51: Pulp Fiction

January 15th, 2013

It's a special birthday episode of An Hour with Your Ex podcast.  This week Mel Evans and Mark Colomb watched Quentin Tarantino's masterpiece Pulp Fiction.  The show may be a little different this week, maybe?  Just be cool everybody.  Next week we are talking about the book Gone Girl.

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Episode 50: Fargo

January 8th, 2013

This week on the An Hour with Your Ex podcast Mel Evans and Mark Colomb watched the Coen Brothers masterpiece Fargo.  We talk about the midwest and how much we like everything about this movie.  Next week we are watching Pulp Fiction for a special birthday show.  Leave comments and questions on your facebook page.  Thanks for listening.

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Episode 49: It’s A Wonderful Life

January 1st, 2013

It's a new year and a new show.  Frank Capra's It's A Wonderful Life.  It's Mel's favorite movie and one of Jimmy Stewart's best performances.  An Hour With Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb.

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Episode 48: Scrooged

December 21st, 2012

We continue our winter wonderland with a viewing of Bill Murray's Scrooged.  Directed by Richard Donner.  Written by Michael O'Donoghue and Mitch Glazer.  We also talk about the enduring legacy of A Christmas Carol.  One more holiday show left.  Next up we are talking about It's A Wonderful Life.  An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb.

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Episode 47: White Christmas

December 18th, 2012

This week on An Hour With Your Ex podcast Mel Evans and Mark Colomb talk about the Bing Crosby classic White Christmas.  We talk Rosemary Clooney, Irving Berlin, and Danny Kaye.  Next week on the podcast we are talking Scrooged with Bill Murray.

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Episode 46: The Nightmare Before Christmas

December 4th, 2012

This week on An Hour With Your Podcast Mel Evans and Mark Colomb talk about Tim Burton's Nightmare Before Christmas.  Does it hold up?  Also does your job define who you are?  Next week we are watching White Christmas.  Send your questions in on our Facebook page.

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Episode 45: Downton Abbey Series Three Part Two

November 26th, 2012

This week on the An Hour With Your Ex Podcast Mel Evans and Mark Colomb talk about the ITV 's Downton Abbey Series Three.  We also discuss progress and answer your questions.  Next week we talk The Nightmare Before Christmas.

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Episode 44: Oliver Stone’s JFK

November 13th, 2012

This week Mel and Mark watched the 1991 film JFK.  We talk about the film and the politics behind it.  We also speak about conspiracy theories.  Next week we return to Downton Abbey.  Thanks for listening.

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Episode 43: Wreck It Ralph

November 6th, 2012

This week Mel and Mark watched the new Disney Film Wreck It Ralph, Mark made Mel play video games, and we talked about validation.  Next week we are watching JFK and talking about Conspiracy Theories.   An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb.

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Episode 42: John Carpenter’s Halloween

October 31st, 2012

This week Mel and Mark talk about John Carpenter's Halloween and Trick or Treating.  It's spooky.  An Hour With Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb

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Episode 40: Psycho (1960)

October 23rd, 2012

This week Mel and Mark talk about Psycho and Hitchcock.  Next week Halloween.  An Hour With Your Ex is a Chicago based interview podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb.  Mel is really smart and Mark does bad impressions.

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Episode 40: An American Werewolf in London

October 17th, 2012

This week on An Hour With Your Ex Podcast Mel and Mark watch An American Werewolf in London.  We answer your questions and get off on a long Stephen King conversation.  Next week is Psycho.

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Episode 39: Hocus Pocus

October 9th, 2012

This week on the An Hour With Your Ex podcast Mel Evans and Mark Colomb talk about the 1993 Disney Film Hocus Pocus, Bette Midler, SJP, Thora Birch, and more.  It's a weekly Chicago based interview show.

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Episode 38: Shaun of the Dead

October 2nd, 2012

This week The An Hour With Your Ex Podcast begins it's month of monsters with Shaun of the Dead.  We also talk about zombie outbreaks.  Mel Evans and Mark Colomb are the hosts.

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Episode 37: Downton Abbey Series Three Episodes One and Two

September 25th, 2012

This week Mel Evans and Mark Colomb return to Downton Abbey for series three.  An The An Hour With Your Ex Podcast we talk about the ITV show Downton Abbey Series Three Parts One and Two.  We also talk about having an advocate.  Next week is Evil Dead Two: Dead By Dawn.

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Episode 36: Dr. Who (The Eleventh Doctor Matt Smith)

September 18th, 2012

This week we talk about Dr. Who.  We tackle the 11th Doctor Matt Smith and show runner Steven Moffat.  If you are new to Who or a fan for the last fifty years you should listen.   Next week on the An Hour With Your Ex Podcast we will be talking Downton Abbey Series Three.

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Episode 35: True Romance (Tony Scott)

September 12th, 2012

This week Mel Evans and Mark Colomb discuss Tony Scott and Quentin Tarantino's film True Romance.  We also talk about film violence.  Next week we tackle the Matt Smith and Steven Moffat episodes of Dr. Who.

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Episode 34: Pride and Prejudice (1995 BBC)

August 21st, 2012

Mel Evans and Mark Colomb sort out why Colin Firth likes swimming and the difference between a harpsichord and a pianoforte.  We talk the BBC's Pride and Prejudice this week.  Next week it's a Tony Scott tribute with True Romance.

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Episode 33: The Dark Knight Rises

August 9th, 2012

Mel Evans and Mark Colomb talk about The Dark Knight Rises and Trilogies.  Next week is Pride and Prejudice.

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Episode 32: Much Ado About Nothing

July 18th, 2012

Mel Evans and Mark Colomb talk about Kenneth Branagh's adaptation of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing.  Next week we tackle Dark Knight Rises.

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Episode 31: Jaws (1975)

July 5th, 2012

We talk Jaws, Summer, and The 4th of July this week.  Is it the best movie ever made?  Maybe but it's certainly one of our best podcasts.

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Episode 30: Brave (Pixar)

June 26th, 2012

Mel and Mark talk about the new Pixar film Brave and the idea of Fate.  Next week it's time for Jaws.

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Episode 29: Prometheus

June 21st, 2012

This week Mel and Mark talk about Prometheus and Prequels.  Next week we tackle Brave.

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Episode 28: The Notebook (Film)

June 13th, 2012

This week we tackle the modern classic (?) The Notebook.  We talk about love and god.  Things get heavy. Next week we talk Prometheus.

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Episode 27: 2001 A Space Odyssey

June 6th, 2012

Mel and Mark talk about Kubrick's 2001 this week.  We also discuss SPACE.  Next week is The Notebook.

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Episode 26: 50 Shades of Grey

May 30th, 2012

We talk about the e-book sensation 50 Shades of Grey on the show this week.  We also tackle fan fiction.  Next week is Kubrick's 2001.

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Episode 25: Point Break (1991)

May 22nd, 2012

We talk about the 1991 film Point Break and the idea of Thrill Seeking.  Next week we talk about 50 Shades of Grey.

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Episode 24: Girls (HBO)

May 15th, 2012

This week we discuss Lena Dunham's HBO series Girls.  Lots of opinions and occasional yelling.  Next week we discuss Point Break, because it's POINT BREAK.

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Episode 23: Marvel’s The Avengers

May 8th, 2012

We talk about Marvel's The Avengers this week. We also discuss why people like summer movies.  Next week we talk The HBO series Girls.  Email the show theexhour@gmail.com

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Episode 22: Titanic 3D (1997)

May 1st, 2012

Mel and Mark watched James Cameron's Titanic in 3D.  We talked about dying and answered a few questions.  Next week we talk about Marvel's The Avengers.  Email questions and comments to theexhour@gmail.com

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Episode 21: Warrior

April 19th, 2012

Mel and Mark watched Gavin O'Conner's 2011 Film Warrior this week.  Listen to our audio cage fight over this film.  Next week we watch Titanic in 3D.  email questions, MFK, and comments to theexhour@gmail.com

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Episode 20: The Hunger Games

April 11th, 2012

Mel and Mark return.  This week we talk about both the book and the film The Hunger Games.  We also discuss the nature of adaptation.  Email your comments to theexhour@gmail.com and we will read it on the show.  Next week we discuss Warrior starring Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, and Joel Edgerton.

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Episode 19: The Marriage Plot

February 27th, 2012

This week Mel and Mark read a book.  The Marriage Plot won a Pulitzer Prize.  Find out if it earns the vaunted Exxie.

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Episode 18: A Downton Abbey Christmas

February 20th, 2012

Mel and Mark end their discussion of series two.  We tackle Downton Abbey's Christmas Special.  Love, Loss, Presents, and Chaste Dancing.  Thanks for sticking with us.

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Episode 17: Downton Abbey Series Two: Part Two: The Revenge

February 13th, 2012

Mel and Mark tackle the second half of Downton Abbey series two.  We take the full hour to break it down.  Mark makes a strong corollary between The Crowleys and The Kardashians.  Next week we talk about the Christmas Special.  This episode was recorded at sea (yep really).

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Episode 16: Sherlock Series Two (BBC)

February 9th, 2012

We talk Sherlock series two with our buddy Jeff Murdoch.  We recorded this episode outside of the studio.  The format and audio quality will return in a few weeks. Thanks folks.

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Episode 15: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

November 29th, 2011

We talk about the 1987 Holiday film.  Our topic this week is Travel.  There is discussion of a monkey co-host.

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Episode 14: Love Actually

November 22nd, 2011

We watched Love Actually this week.  Downton will return in the future.  Questions from "The Basic Eight".  Next week we are watching "Planes, Trains, and Automobiles"

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Episode 13: David Fincher’s Zodiac

November 15th, 2011

We discuss Zodiac (2007) and the idea of obsession.  Next week we finish up Downton Abbey Series Two.  Email questions and MFK to theexhour@gmail.com

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Episode 12: Dirty Dancing

November 8th, 2011

We discuss Dirty Dancing and the idea of courage.  Lots of emails this week.  Thanks everybody.  Next week is David Fincher's Zodiac.

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Episode Eleven: The Shining

November 1st, 2011

We discuss Kubrick's The Shining and ghosts.  Happy Halloween everybody.  Next week is Dirty Dancing.  Email questions to theexhour@gmail.com

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Episode 10: Sense and Sensibility

October 25th, 2011

Mel and Mark talk about Sense and Sensibility (2008) and the topic of truth.  Next week we are talking about The Shinning.  Email the show theexhour@gmail.com

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Episode Nine: Alien (1979)

October 17th, 2011

Mark made Mel watch Ridely Scott's Alien.  We talk about birth.  Mel's written piece is the best thing we have had on the show.  Next week we talk Sense and Sensibility.  Email us theexhour@gmail.com

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Episode 8: Downton Abbey Series Two Part One

October 11th, 2011

Mel and Mark talk about the first four episodes of Series Two of Downton Abbey.  Our written pieces cover TV series and second seasons.  We yell at each other for awhile.  Next week we talk Alien.  Email us theexhour@gmail.com with any MFK and please rate the show on iTunes.

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Episode Seven: The Empire Strikes Back

October 4th, 2011

We finish our look at Star Wars with a discusion of the finest of all the films.  Our written pieces cover sad endings.  We take your questions, mfk, and comments.  Email us theexhour@gmail.com

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Episode Six: Star Wars

September 27th, 2011

Mel and Mark discuss the first Star Wars film. The topic this week is nostalgia. As always the music is provided by Thea Lux. Next week we talk Empire Strikes Back. Email and questions or comments to theexhour@gmail.com

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Episode 5: A Game of Thrones

September 19th, 2011

Mel Evans and Mark Colomb talk about the HBO series Game of Thrones. Written pieces this week cover legacy. Tell a friend and make sure to subscribe on iTunes. Thanks.

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Episode 4: Conan The Barbarian

September 12th, 2011

Mel and Mark talk about Conan The Barbarian. Our topic this week is revenge. Next week we talk about Game of Thrones.

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Episode 3: Snapped

September 6th, 2011

Mel and Mark talk about Snapped on the Oxygen Network. Our written pieces this week deal with the differences between being heart broken and being crazy. Kara Jakubec joins us to talk in the second half of the show. Next week we talk about Conan and Revenge. Subscribe on iTunes and please tell a friend.

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Bond, James Bond

August 15th, 2011

Mel Evans and Mark Colomb watched Goldfinger and Casino Royale this week. We discuss women in Bond movies, a good action movie, and if Bond wears a condom. Our written piece this week deals with misogyny. We play MFK with various Bond characters and actors. Next week we watch "Snapped". Email your questions to theexhour@gmail.com and subscribe on iTunes.

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Downton Abbey

August 8th, 2011

Mel and Mark discuss Mel's pick this week, Downton Abbey. It's our first show. We take emails and play MFK with several prominent English actors. Our written topic this week is on obligation. Email us your questions theexhour@gmail.com Next week we talk about Bond, James Bond. Thanks for listening.

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