September 11, 2019
Rise above your station and race some ducks with your distant cousins from Contextual Deviants! This episode, we dive deep into 2018's Academy Award Nominated royal dark comedy The Favourite. Who will be betrayed? Who will fall ill with gout? Will the mud baths get on the microphones? Find out now!
Highlights include: The Harry Potter Celebrity Name Game, My Fair Davey, Heir Bun, a word for giving yourself an HJ, hacking your way into the underground lobster racing league, Everybody MUST Love Raymond, and much more!
August 28, 2019
We're talking to YOU this week on Contextual Deviants as we take on 1976's Taxi Driver! Join us on a journey through psychological horror, political strife, and Peter Boyle as Wizard. It's one of the most discussed movies in the history of film, and yet we can GUARANTEE that there is at least one context in this episode that literally no one else has ever discussed before!
Highlights include: Do Woke Daddy, a nihilistic butt, flipping brothers, a bumbling shooting spree, Simpsons Hit n Run: The Debate, an idea for a thing we're making for real please don't steal it, Bane Miyazaki, Sweeney Bickle, and much much more!
August 14, 2019
40 episodes down, 40 more to go! Until we hit 80...which is not actually significant, it's just how math works. But to celebrate our 40th episode, we'd like to take a look back at some of the funniest, weirdest, dumbest, smartest, and most grin-widening moments from episodes 21 through 30! Thank you all so much for listening, it really means the world to us to have such great support. We'll be back in a couple weeks with some brand-new action for your ears!
And hey! If you get a chance, leave us a review on your podcast app of choice or over on WhatPods. It would really help us out!
July 31, 2019
Trip a little light fantastic with Contextual Deviants' first musical episode! (Well, the movie's a musical. We don't sing.) 2018's charming magical romp Mary Poppins Returns takes center stage this week for your listening pleasure.
Highlights include: The Resident The Giver The Film The Thief His Wife Her Lover Soldier Spy, a lot of hate directed at Tom Hooper, Christian's favorite Richard Kind fact, the worst and best project for fans of our show, your mother's walk, the thot that counts, and much more!
July 17, 2019
Rev up your engines, deviants, it's time for another romp around the Context track! Our hosts take on 2017's Southern-fried heist comedy Logan Lucky, starring Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig, Katie Holmes, and America's Stepdad, Roy from The Office.
Highlights include: The Stealth Pledge, hierarchies, David loves crime, tantric writing, the return of The Beat Box, this movie was written by a phantom, Wacky Races, and much more!
July 3, 2019
This movie deserves a better class of podcast...end of thought.
BUT, in lieu of that, Contextual Deviants, along with very special guest Stuart Wiberg, present a fresh take on 2008's blockbuster The Dark Knight, exploring questions about one of the most popular films of all time that we're pretty sure no one has asked before!
Highlights Include: Ranking Colins, a lot of hate directed at Eric Roberts, a problematic spoon, Blue sequels, Animal Levine, sectarian violence, dummy thicc cringey cronch, and much more!
June 19, 2019
Apologies for the interruption, but Contextual Deviants is just calling to let you know that this week we’re covering 2018’s subversive surrealist comedy Sorry To Bother You. Hosts Christian Hagen, David Gutsche, and Matthew Bahn explore the myriad oddities of this very strange but highly affecting debut film.
Highlights Include: Sound effects, something funny about The Jungle Book, failed lessons in anatomy, the surprising legacy of this film, Cross-Stitch rhymes for bathroom door behavior, Christian’s Caribou nightmare, and much more!
June 7, 2019
STOP WHATEVER YOU'RE DOING RIGHT NOW AND SEE THIS MOVIE!!!
For the first time, Contextual Deviants is covering a movie that's STILL IN THEATERS! Why? Because we all saw it and it's a masterpiece. For real, you have to see it, and this weekend might be your last chance! SPOILERS WITHIN!
Highlights include: SERIOUSLY SEE THIS MOVIE IMMEDIATELY!, anti-dedications, David's the bird now, foibles, parties as rings, representation, parties as ghosts, The One Ling, a Jared in the streets and a Gigi in the sheets, and much more!
May 22, 2019
It's time to do the Hustle with Contextual Deviants! Hosts Christian Hagen, Matt Bahn, and David Gutsche take a look back at 2004's slapstick martial arts comedy Kung Fu Hustle and have maybe the goofiest series of conversations we've ever had on this show.
Highlights include: Condescending wedding vows, the Anti-Brady Bunch, the best thing David has ever said, rappity-rap-rap, Steaks and Love, we learn something about each other, The Three Masters, #RIPYTMND, Tinder for Ghosts, and more!
"A useful baby is just an adult in disguise" - Abraham Lincoln
May 1, 2019
WAKANDA FOREVER! To celebrate Marvel's record-breaking, franchise-culminating Avengers: Endgame, we take a deep dive into the first superhero movie to ever be nominated for Best Picture: Black Panther.
Highlights include: Snoipes: Change My Diaper, David Boring-Anus, a meme for all time, Squishy Quiver, Young Bilbo and Young Sheldon Go To White Castle, Martin Fumblin, Black Stanther, the Marvel second viewing rule, BIP, and MUCH more!