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Academy Outcasts Podcast

Thomas is a film buff. Morgan is...decidedly not. Join your hosts every other week as Thomas tries to find a movie that Morgan may have actually seen and Morgan tries to...well, continues to be oblivious to every movie ever.

Episode 28: Indiana Jones (Any One of Them)
This week we get off to a weird start as Morgan and Thomas talk the possibility of birthday movies, taking down Nazis and the American James Bond. This episode we watch and review Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Learn essentials of writing with R.L. Stine: http://bit.ly/RLScav Go to bit.ly/snapron30 to get $30 off your first order Blue Apron. Movie Trailer Audio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sagmdpkWUqc...

Episode 27: Blowin' in the Wind
WE’RE FINALLY BACK! If you missed all the choices Morgan usually gets to make, you’re in luck because this episode has DOUBLE the choices and DOUBLE THE LISTS! Together we discover our new favorite app, find out how John Williams scores his movies, and Morgan talks big on creativity and being an artist. Stay tuned after the episode for special surprise that we must LEGALLY WARN YOU IS AUDIO POISON. DO NOT LISTEN TO IT. This episode we watch and review Inside Llewyn Davis SkillShare: For 2 MONTHS of fr...

Episode 26: All About Puppets
Join us as we recall children’s tv show jingles, Thomas executes possibly the worst segue ever, we debate the merits of the Sex in the City Movie, and Morgan attempts to concisely summarize this week’s wild, wild movie. This episode we watch and review Being John Malkovich. Blue Apron: Go to bit.ly/snapron30 to get $30 off your first order of Blue Apron Meal Kits. Nectar: Our listeners can take $100 off the purchase of their mattresses! Just go to: http://bit.ly/scavsleep. Movie Trailer Audio:...


Episode 25: Bad Thirty Spouses
Episode 25: Bad Thirty Spouses Summer is upon us and we have a crusty old timey edition list to go with it. Join Thomas on a Martin Scorcese related rant, Morgan talks about fluoride conspiracies, and we inexplicably rate the movie with sticks of gum (just watch the movie!). This episode we watch and review Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. Freshly: as a Scavengers Network listener, you can take 30% off of your first week if you go to bit.ly/scavfresh Skillsha...

Episode 24: Cliffnotes Extravaganza!
It’s the summer of shake-ups and Thomas has made a list of must-see scenes from movies that Morgan will likely never, ever watch. Like ever. Thomas takes us back to Spanish class. Morgan was a leash kid. Sorry for the pterodactyl noises! This episode we watch and review select scenes from Atonement. KitchenAid: Right now our listeners can get 40% off select countertop appliances! Just go to: http://bit.ly/scavkitchen Skillshare: For 2 MONTHS of free classes, go to: bit.ly/skillscav! Movie Traile...

Episode 23: Musical Extravaganza!
Join Morgan and Thomas as they review the ASU Gammage National High School Musical Theater Awards, we do some of the worst ad reads you’ve ever heard, and things take an interesting turn as we see a movie that both hosts have actually already seen! This episode we watch and review Moulin Rouge NECTAR Mattress: Listeners can take $100 off the purchase of their mattresses! http://bit.ly/scavsleep. Freshly: Listeners, you can take 30% off of your first week if you go to bit.ly/scavfresh Movie Trai...


Episode 22: How Much is a Dr. Pepper?
This week, Morgan does the unusual and hijacks the podcast to make Thomas watch a food industry staple. We spend a good amount of time talking food industry secrets and mostly just complain—er, reminiscing about our old jobs. This episode we watch and review Waiting. Get $5 off your first Lyft ride using promo code OUTCASTS. Warby Parker: Prescription eyeglasses starting at $95. Find a new pair today with our free Home Try-On program. Fast, free shipping both ways. For every pair sold, a pair is di...

Episode 21: Van Wilder's Wild Movie Franchise
This week, enjoy another installment of the SpoilerZone: Infinity War, hear Thomas become a worse Owen Wilson and learn all about Morgan’s bad dvd player. This episode we watch and review Deadpool. Try your hand at horror writing by taking the R.L. Stone MasterClass by visiting bit.ly/RLScav Right now our listeners can get 40% off select KitchenAid countertop appliances! Just go to: http://bit.ly/scavkitchen Movie Trailer Audio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2bhOJLedKc&has_verified=1...

Episode 20: Lindsey 2.0
And we’re back! Tune in for a normal, if not late episode. We get off to a weird start this week discussing all of the Lindseys. Morgan and Thomas discuss Meryl Streep’s infinity Oscars, remember dumb colored foods, and talk a bit too much about applesauce. This episode we watch and review Doubt. Try your hand at horror writing by taking the R.L. Stone MasterClass by visiting bit.ly/RLScav Get free credits for your first Lyft ride with promo code ‘OUTCASTS’ when you download the app! Movie Trai...


Episode 19: #Blessed: The Great Scavengers’ Switcheroo 2018!
Join Whitney and Lindsey, the unstoppable sister duo from Historical Hotties this week as they take over the Academy Outcasts feed! They talk societal trends in horror movies, nerd out on vampires, invent Spookypasta, and talk a lot about avocado toast. P.S. The getting tied up thing was consensual. We loved it. P.P.S. Looking for Academy Outcasts? Find them on Journey Under 30 this week, wherever you download podcasts! This episode the Historical Hotties watch and review Ingrid Goes West. Fo...

Episode 18: The Lotta Lizards Drinking Game
Morgan and Thomas explore the 21st century’s most important linguistic mystery, invent a new drinking game and try to make sense of the Star Wars franchise time line. Kick back, relax and join us as we patiently await our cease and desist letter from Disney. Did you know Darth Vader is Luke’s dad??? This episode we watch and review The Empire Strikes Back. Movie Trailer Audio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNwNXF9Y6kY...


Episode 17: Vivisection Sounds Awful
Welcome to probably our weirdest episode yet, where Morgan tries a new intro, attempts to help recap the Oscars and gets hit with a *mysterious* illness halfway through the episode. Meanwhile, Thomas is hurt that Morgan missed the Oscars, remembers HitClips and tries out an elevator pitch for the episode's movie in question. This episode we watch and review the 2017 Academy Awards' Best Picture, The Shape of Water. Movie Trailer Audio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caj2OoFUXsQ...

Episode 16: Semi-Hollow Man
Content Warning: discussion of pus, blood, gore and abortion This week Morgan flexes her knowledge of Winter Olympics Trivia, we pitch a movie about a podcast, invent Semi-Hollow Man, and Thomas forcefully drags Morgan from her comfort zone. This episode we watch and review The Fly. Movie Trailer Audio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BzwxJ-M_M0...

Episode 15: The Communism Was a Red Herring!
Welcome to our first official Friday episode! Today Morgan learns who Chris Farley is, and shares some interesting facts about David Spade. Thomas talks board game-based movies, and we contemplate the remake of an 80’s classic. There was a strange editing kerfuffle where Morgan had to swap some things around at the end. Sorry! This episode we watch and review Clue. Movie Trailer Audio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkwqw4lPz64...


Episode 14: Weird Hairs
Holy moly what a long episode! Thanks for waiting folks. Honestly, y’all just gotta watch this movie. Your hosts discuss Harry Potter Words, Morgan’s Pick for Best Actor, and a new gross thing. This episode we watch and review The Fountain Movie Trailer Audio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDp-F3Y97ZQ...

Episode 13: Michael Keaton Month
Join us for an exceptionally long, exceptionally sick episode as we accidentally declare January 2018 to be Michael Keaton Month. Seriously. We apologize for the sickness. Morgan says “Yeah” a lot, Thomas reveals his favorite Golden Globes moment and they both go on a weird, Dayquil fueled rant about the fast food industry. This episode we watch and review The Founder Movie Trailer Audio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AX2uz2XYkbo...

Episode 12: Better Than Cloud Atlas??
Content Warning: brief discussion of suicide, severe mental illness Happy new year! Join us this episode as Morgan tries a new format, we discuss the fate of BlockBuster Video, and compare movies for entertainment versus movies for art. This episode we watch and review Birdman. Movie Trailer Audio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jAfBd3g6bA Message to the Masses: http://arteryrecordings.com/artists/message-to-the-masses/ StayNakedFit: http://www.staynakedfit.com...


Episode 11: The Culkin Boy
Happy Holidays! This week we talk The Last Jedi (there aren’t any “real” spoilers, don’t worry), holiday traditions, and the real reason why there aren’t any Hannukah movies. This episode we watch and review Home Alone. Movie Trailer Audio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CK2Btk6Ybm0...

Episode 10: Beauty and the Beast
As the year draws to a close, we take a moment to talk about a few highly-rated movies that came out in 2017. Thomas shares some unpopular Disney opinions. Morgan nails a classic Sesame Street bit. This episode we watch and review Beauty and The Beast (2017). Movie Trailer Audio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-AyhL9AR9Q...

Episode 9: Pulp Fiction
This episode, Thomas hijacks the podcast and attempts some bad jokes about pulp-free orange juice. Morgan is blindsided as we watch and give a fairly rambling review of Pulp Fiction. Movie Trailer Audio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZAhzsi1ybM...


Episode 8: Chicago
Thomas is a film buff. Morgan is...decidedly not. Join your hosts as Thomas tries to find a movie that Morgan may have actually seen and Morgan tries to...well, continues to be oblivious to every movie ever. In this episode we watch and review Chicago. Movie Trailer Audio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EpaMmF9WVU...

Episode 7: Rushmore
This episode, we welcome special guest Max Lafave, of the Lafave Bros! Join us as we awkwardly relive our teenage years while watching and reviewing Rushmore. Lafave Bros Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCF1Zvatfad118agJFTXGtCQ Movie Trailer Audio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0Lc-5jOhhY...

Episode 6: The Wolf of Wall Street
Thomas has seen movies. Morgan has not. Each episode, Thomas presents Morgan with a list of movies and she reveals which ones she has or has not seen. In this episode we watch and review The Wolf of Wall Street. Movie Trailer Audio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SeaSEZA8oRI...


Episode 5: Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Thomas is a film buff. Morgan is…decidedly not. This episode, our two hosts decide to flip the script. Join us as Morgan tries to stump Thomas with a list of her own! In this episode we watch and review Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Movie Trailer Audio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4p9mPhGo1j0...

Episode 4: Hanna
Thomas is a film buff. Morgan is...decidedly not. Join your hosts as Thomas tries to find a movie that Morgan may have actually seen and Morgan tries to...well, continues to be oblivious to every movie ever. In this episode we watch and review Hanna. Movie Trailer Audio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u73CLdHpbNk...

Episode 3: A Serious Man
Welcome to Academy Outcasts, a cinematic education from one friend to another. Join us as we try to score Morgan a little more Jewish Cred. This week we watch and review A Serious Man. Movie Trailer Audio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmwVT1YKbLM...


Episode 2: Mrs. Doubtfire
Here it is, another episode of Academy Outcasts: a cinematic education from one friend to another. This week, we watch and review the all-American classic Mrs. Doubtfire. Movie Trailer Audio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8bONcsjaVo...

Episode 1: Adaptation
Meet Morgan and Thomas. Thomas is a film buff. Morgan is...decidedly not. Welcome to Academy Outcasts, a cinematic education from one friend to another. Join your hosts as Thomas tries to find a movie that Morgan may have actually seen and Morgan tries to...well, continues to be oblivious to every movie ever. In this pilot episode we watch and review Adaptation. Movie Trailer Audio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HtZ2M4e_AM...