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512: Long Term Parking, with Chris Cabin of We Hate Movies



Tony and Adriana Come Home

On the penultimate episode of season five of Pod Yourself A Gun, Matt and Vince are joined by writer and podcaster Chris Cabin from the We Hate Movies Podcast to talk about The Sopranos season five episode twelve, “Long Term Parking.”

Chris is our first “affiliated” guest, if you know what I mean. A photo of his father getting arrested ran in the New York Times because Chris comes from a self-described criminal family who ran a book for the Jewish mafia in Pittsburgh. So I’m not saying something bad will happen if you don’t listen to this episode, I’m just saying you have some beautiful ear drums and you should use them while you still have them. God forbid something bad happens to them, but if you listen to the pod, nothing bad will happen to them.

In what is possibly the show’s most gut-wrenching episode, we say goodbye to an animal-printed real one. If you haven’t seen the episode yet, first of all what are you doing reading this? Second, stop reading now if you don’t want it spoiled. RIP to our poor girl Adriana. She was so loyal to her man who was so loyal to his capo that she got ulcerative colitis and nearly had a Jerry Lewis moon face for her own wedding. She deserved better. Though her final moments occurred off screen, so you could choose to be one of those freaks who thinks that if a character’s death is not explicitly shown, the character is not dead. You’re wrong and you’re dumb, but you’re sweet.

At one point in the conversation, someone calls Adam Levine the Disney+ Dave Navarro, and that itself is worth a five-star review on Apple Podcasts.

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411: Calling All Cars with Netflix’s Johan Miranda



Janice Soprano: Petty Godfather & Spiritual Gangster

Hope you like dream sequences, and therapy scenes, because David Chase managed to wedge two of each into a 47 minute-long episode of The Sopranos. Guest Johan Miranda, a comedian featured in Larry Charles’ Dangerous World of Comedy on Netflix, joins Matt and Vince to talk about season four, episode eleven of The Sopranos, “Calling All Cars.”

Vince, Matt, & Johan point out that this is a pretty sitcom-y episode. Maybe the shorter runtime has something to do with that, maybe it’s AJ Soprano running his tight five about ethnic cuisine at the dinner table, or maybe it’s the scene where Bobby Bacala buries a cake at his wife’s grave. That last one is pretty sad, actually. *Wiping a tear from my eye* No one got to eat that cake.

This is really a Janice episode though. She so badly wants Bobby Sr. to forget about his dead wife long enough to rail her that she catfishes a child on AOL. Listen now and help us decide, is Janice a spiritual Munchausen by proxy-er, a gaslighter, or just a manipulative psycho? Let us know what you think in a five-star review on Apple Podcasts.

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407: Watching Too Much Television, with comedian Greg Edwards



The many saints of who gives a sh*t about Newark?

LA Comedian Greg Edwards joins Matt and Vince for this week’s edition of Pod Yourself A Gun to talk about The Sopranos season four episode seven, Watching Too Much Television. Greg has known Matt since back in his college sketch comedy days, so we get a good story about Matt’s brother botching his one line as an audience plant. Really makes you wonder who the parents were less proud of in that moment: the son who can’t remember one line, or the son who is making sketch comedy.

This is one of those episodes of The Sopranos where it’s hard to tell if the characters are racist or the show is racist, but either way, Tony, Assemblyman Zellman, and his black activist friend Maurice conspire to defraud the Department of Housing and Urban Development and displace some crack dealers in the process.

The scam involves buying some property in Tony’s old neighborhood, so he takes AJ to Newark to show him an old church and teach him a little Italian-American history, but is reminded that while Tony might be a smart dumb guy, AJ is a dumb dumb guy. AJ is also, as Greg points out, inadvertently the moral compass for this family full of psychos. He’s too dumb to be malicious and that’s what makes him beautiful.

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