Water Cooler: Console Wars, Trial Of The Chicago 7, Nomadland, Pen15, Too Funny To Fail, And More

On the September 25, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss what they've been up to at the virtual water cooler.

Opening Banter: Peter's out, but the show must go on.

At The Water Cooler:

  • What we've been Doing:
  • Jacob is alone for a month so he's devoting himself to personal projects, deep cleaning his entire house, and...the gig economy?
  • What we've been Reading:
  • Jacob read Caddyshack: The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story.
  • What we've been Watching:
  • Brad and Ben watched Console Wars
  • Ben watched Pen15 season 2, and is watching Archer.
  • Jacob is watching The Boys season 2 and has fallen into a Guy's Grocery Games hole.
  • Hoai-Tran watched On the Rocks, The Human Voice, Isabella, Nomadland, Mangrove, rewatched Labyrinth.
  • Brad watched Too Funny to Fail: The Life & Death of the Dana Carvey Show
  • What we've been Eating:
  • Brad tried Skittles Smoothies, Sour Haunted Tropics Candy Corn, Simba Chips
  • What we've been Playing:

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