I'm Obsessed With This

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What’s everyone talking about on Netflix? Bobby Finger invites guests — fans, critics, friends — to gab about the most-discussed titles of the moment. What are people saying? Why do they love it, hate it, or need to scream about it on Twitter? Ranging from meme-y chatter to in-depth analysis, this is the entire range of popular conversation around the newest Netflix titles distilled into a half hour show.

Episode Date
Selling Sunset, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Our Planet
This week, host Bobby Finger welcomes writer, editor, and author of <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Basic-Witches-Summon-Success-Banish/dp/1594749779"><em>Basic Witches</em></a><strong>Jaya Saxena</strong> (<a href="https://twitter.com/jayasax">@jayasax</a>) along with writer and creator of the weekly newsletter <a href="https://louispeitzman.substack.com/"><em>High Drama</em></a><strong>Louis Peitzman </strong>(<a href="https://twitter.com/louispeitzman">@louispeitzman</a>) to chat about the second half of the <em>very</em> witchy (and surprisingly demonic) <em>Chilling Adventures of Sabrina</em>, the shockingly hypnotic docu-soap <em>Selling Sunset</em>, what the name "Chrishell" stands for, why <em>Our Planet</em> is both essential <em>and </em>tough to watch, and (weirdly) our favorite A) songs from Disney's <em>Hercules</em>, and B) lines from <em>The Birdcage</em>.<br><br>Skip segments you'd like to keep spoiler-free with these handy time codes:<br><br><strong><em>Our Planet</em></strong>: 5:45 - 8:20<br><strong><em>Chilling Adventures of Sabrina</em></strong>: 11:08 - 22:50<br><strong><em>Selling Sunset</em></strong>: 22:50 - 36:05<br><strong><em>The OA</em></strong>: 36:15 - 39:30<br><br>Call 754-CALL-BOB and share your current obsessions, and we may discuss it on a future episode!<br><br>Once again, it's 754-CALL-BOB.
Apr 09, 2019
A Conversation With Queer Eye's Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France
On today's very special episode of I'm Obsessed With This, Bobby chats with<em> Queer Eye</em>'s Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, and Tan France. Everyone seems to be obsessed with their show, but what are <em>they </em>obsessed with? And how has becoming the object of people's obsessions changed their lives? Learn all that and more–including the story behind Tan's instantly iconic belt and why you should all be using #QueerEyeSwitch–during their revealing conversation. But before that, Christine Friar updates us on the latest installment of her obsession: <em>Terrace House</em>. <br><br>Skip segments you'd like to keep spoiler-free with these handy time codes. (But wait, why on EARTH would you want to skip Bobby, Karamo, and Tan?!)<br><br><em>Terrace House</em>: 1:50 - 3:35<br><em>Queer Eye</em>: 5:11 - 38:26<br><br>Call <strong>754-CALL-BOB</strong> and share <em>your</em> current obsessions, and we may discuss it on a future episode!<br><br>Once again, it's <strong>754-CALL-BOB.</strong>
Mar 26, 2019
Walk. Ride. Rodeo., Instant Hotel, and Junebug
This week, host Bobby Finger has New York Times Books Review columnist Jaime Green and comedian Emmy Blotnick to the studio to hop on the horse and discuss the inspirational new Netflix film <em>Walk. Ride. Rodeo</em>.–what it does well, what it does not-so-well, and what blintzes have to do with all of it–as well as the baffling and wonderful Australian competition series <em>Instant Hotel–</em>which needs a U.S. adaptation <em>immediately</em>. We also discuss our other current obsessions: the lovely and life-affirming Amy Adams vehicle <em>Junebug</em> (Bobby's), Britain's serene gardening show <em>Big Dreams, Small Spaces</em> (Jaime), Bob Ross's timeless <em>The Joy of Painting</em> (Emmy), and *checks notes* <em>Russia's Toughest Prisons</em> (also Emmy). <br><br>Skip segments you'd like to keep spoiler-free with these handy time codes:<br><br><em>Walk. Ride. Rodeo.</em>: 9:48 - 23:15<em><br>Instant Hotel</em>:&nbsp; 23:15 - 35:27<br><br>You can read Jaime's column <a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/30/books/review/sophie-jordan-beautiful-sinner.html">here</a>, and watch Emmy's new Comedy Central special <a href="http://www.cc.com/episodes/lrnkjs/comedy-central-stand-up-presents-emmy-blotnick-season-2-ep-204">here</a>.<br><br>Call <strong>754-CALL-BOB</strong> and share <em>your</em> current obsessions, and we may discuss it on a future episode!<br><br>Once again, it's&nbsp;<strong>754-CALL-BOB.</strong>
Mar 12, 2019
The Oscars, The Umbrella Academy, Dating Around
This week, host Bobby Finger has io9 writer Charles Pullium-Moore and Jezebel Managing Editor Megan Reynolds to the studio to discuss Sunday's Oscars (where Netflix won four awards and Glenn Close didn't win enough), all that is good (and frustrating) about <em>The Umbrella Academy</em>, and why <em>Dating Around</em> is the most fascinating dating show in nearly a generation. Later, Oscar-winning screenwriter Tarell Alvin McCraney calls in to chat about the powerful women in his new film, <em>High Flying Bird</em>, and why he can't get enough of "Watch It Again." <br><br>Skip segments you'd like to keep spoiler-free with these handy time codes:<br><br><em>The Umbrella Academy</em>: 13:23 - 23:10<em><br>Dating Around</em>: 16:02 -&nbsp; 23:10 - 32:45
Feb 26, 2019
Russian Doll, Velvet Buzzsaw, Abducted In Plain Sight
This week, host Bobby Finger has <em>Vanity Fair</em>'s television critic Sonia Saraiya and writer/co-host of <em>Who? Weekly</em> Lindsey Weber to the studio to discuss <em>Russian Doll </em>(created by Natasha Lyonne, Leslye Headland, and Amy Poehler),<em>Velvet Buzzsaw</em> (starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo), and the shocking documentary <em>Abducted In Plain Sight.</em> As usual, there are spoilers in this episode, so proceed with caution! Skip segments you'd like to keep spoiler-free with these handy time codes:<br><br><em>Russian Doll</em>: 04:45 - 16:02<em><br>Velvet Buzzsaw</em>: 16:02 -&nbsp; 26:20<br><em>Abducted In Plain Sight</em>: 26:20 - 33:16<br><br>&nbsp;
Feb 12, 2019
You, Sex Education, Fyre
Host Bobby Finger invites<em>Variety's</em> chief tv critic Daniel D'addario and <em>Vox's </em>senior culture reporter Alex Abad-Santos to the studio. They talk all about <em>You</em>, <em>Sex Education </em>and <em>Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened</em>.Warning, there are spoilers ahead! In case you're cautious and want to skip through, here are the time codes for the title's we're discussing– <br><br><em>You: </em>03:24 - 10:22<br><em>Sex Education: </em>10:22 - 17:30&nbsp; <br><em>Fyre: </em>17:30 - 31:22<br><br><br><br><br><br>
Jan 30, 2019
Bird Box, Marie Kondo, Bandersnatch
In the first episode of <em>I'm Obsessed With This</em>, host Bobby Finger invites writer Christine Friar and <em>The Verge </em>features editor Kevin Nguyen to the studio. They dig into <em>Bird Box</em>, <em>Tidying Up with Marie Kondo</em>, <em>Bandersnatch, </em>and the Internet crazes surrounding them. We also have the people behind <em>Bandersnatch </em>here to answer your questions from Twitter. Writer Charlie Brooker and producer Annabelle Jones set the record straight on Frosties vs Sugar Puffs, Stefan, and more.
Jan 23, 2019