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Allow me to reintroduce myself.

My name is Derek. I'm an internet old-timer who lives in , and I am the founder and admin of laserdisc.party, the video store of the fediverse (or so I like to think).

And while I do talk lots about (went to grad school, wrote a thesis on The Room and Snakes on a Plane, have a film-crit website and two movie podcasts), I'm just as likely to talk about , , , and your garden variety comedic nonsense.

Welcome!

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So I had just been podcasting for two hours and I had to keep it quiet cos it's 2 AM and my grammar's not 100% but here's my contribution to instaud.io/2QH6

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I'm going to copy my list over from dot-social.

- copywriting/copy editing
- translation (🇬🇧↔️🇫🇷)
- film history and criticism
- subtitling/closed captioning
- the fundamentals of podcasting
- wrestling appreciation
- Magic: The Gathering 101
- real basic graphic design stuff, like posters and such
- shooting the shit
- your garden-variety chorin' [local only]

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Opening a competing popcorn shop across from any celebrity popcorn shop and putting them out of business by charging 10 Euro for a large.

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film twitter? I call it Laserdisc party but okay

@Thomas How the hell are you man, good to see you around

"Despacito," but sung like "Desperado"

jeez you follow one EDC account on Insta and then all the minimalist wallet designers are on your dick like you dunked it in honey

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I apologize in advance for stanning hard for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

forgot that my alarm was still the theme song from Night Court

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Just imagining myself walking into a production office at Disney and saying “what if rather than making a billion fucking dollars, you didn’t do that but made a movie that I might like” and then being escorted off the property and violently beaten by Donald Duck

Good morning Party People, it is the last day of my summer vacation and I plan to spend it the same way I spent the previous 10: doing fuck all

Here's a Derek-ass take for your Saturday afternoon: Cake's Xan McCurdy is a wildly underrated guitar player

Werner Herzog talking about cat videos is all the film criticism I need. (video is an Overcast screenshot)

Good morning Party People, I'm going to the motherfuckin' movies today

Rewatching The Dark Knight Rises for the pod and I think it has Christian Bale's best work in that whole trilogy, and Tom Hardy is always a joy to watch, but there's such a deep bench doing so much slumming here it's kind of a bummer

Rewatched The Truman Show and damn does that movie hold up. It's like if M Night made Seconds or some shit.

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It's weird being an adult and your co-workers are like...your friends but not your FRIENDS??? You know? Like where do adults make actual friends anyway

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