Unfair of Me to Say
I grew up on reading the A.V. Club. Nathan Rabin, Scott Tobias, Keith Phipps, Tasha Robinson. Today, it’s not a great website. A lot of advertisements for hiking gear I’ll never need and video games I’ll never play. But there is a small pocket of critics I still appreciate, albeit their blogger-ironic-the-world-is-melting material is grating.With that said, I will listen to every episode of this iteration of the A.V. Club. However, Katie Rife really needs to dial back the laughter. It is a podcast after all. And the laughter is loud and often. This criticism is perhaps unfair of me to say and perhaps there’s nothing Rife can do about it. She’s just being herself and enjoying film talk. But yeah, it’s what stops the podcast version from being great for me as a listener.
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