Season 7, Episode 9 (originally released on July 8th, 2023)

On today’s Shame List Picture Show episode, Michael is joined by Josephine Maria Yanasak-Leszczysnki. Josephine is a very talented writer, passionate cinephile, and a huge fan of the science fiction genre and has graciously agreed to join in this discussion about Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY. Considered by many to be one of the greatest films of all time, 2001 revolutionized the craft of filmmaking and practical effects in a way that hadn’t been seen before. While some critics had felt the film was a little too hard to follow upon its release, it took on a whole new life amongst counterculture cinephiles and is still highly regarded today. On this episode we *attempt* to break down the larger themes of 2001, discuss its place in science fiction history, its effect on popular culture, and the best way to experience the film.

Previous episodes with Josephine Maria Yanasak-Leszczysnki as a co-host:
Season 3, Episode 18 — AUDITION
Season 4, Episode 5 — DUNE
Season 7, Episode 4 — SPICE WORLD

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Edited by: Michael Viers
Produced by: Michael Viers
Theme Music by: The Directionals
Opening Narration by: Zach McClain
Credits Music by: Ten-Speed
Logo Design by: Amanda Viers