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.

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La Casa de Papel (Money Heist)
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<strong>SPOILER ALERT</strong>: <strong>Today's episode is all about </strong><strong><em>La Casa de Papel</em></strong><strong> (</strong><strong><em>Money Heist</em></strong><strong>). Yes, that means&nbsp;</strong><strong><em>all of it</em></strong><strong>. So be sure to finish watching before listening to us discuss it! Or... listen away if you don't care about spoilers!&nbsp;<br></strong><br>Today on I'm Obsessed With This, host Bobby Finger is joined by Lindsey Weber (@lindseyweber), writer, editor and Who? Weekly co-host, and Jean Bentley (@hijean), entertainment reporter who covers television for The Hollywood Reporter, Rotten Tomatoes, and more, to discuss the brand new season of <em>La Casa de Papel</em>, also known as <em>Money Heist</em>. Jean and Lindsey explain how they became so obsessed with the series, discuss why they love it as much as, uhh, pretty much everyone on the planet, and test their heist knowledge with a game that has as many twists and turns as <em>Money Heist</em> itself.*<br><br>*(OK, maybe that's not true. Few things are as exciting as this incredible show.)<br><br>S3 of <em>La Casa de Papel</em> (<em>Money Heist</em>) is now streaming!
Jul 22, 2019
Stranger Things 3
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<strong>SPOILER ALERT</strong>: <strong>Today's episode is all about </strong><strong><em>Stranger Things 3</em></strong><strong>. And yes, I mean </strong><strong><em>all of it</em></strong><strong>. So be sure to finish watching before listening to us discuss it! Or... listen away if you don't care about spoilers! Do you!<br><br></strong>On today's very special Fourth of July episode of I'm Obsessed With This, host Bobby Finger welcomes Joe Reid (<a href="https://twitter.com/joereid">@joereid</a>), Managing Editor for Primetimer.com and co-host of The This Had Oscar Buzz podcast, and Esther Zuckerman (<a href="https://twitter.com/ezwrites">@ezwrites</a>), Senior Entertainment Writer at Thrillist, to talk about <em>Stranger</em> <em>Things</em> <em>3</em>!! We discuss how much we hate to love Billy, how much we love to love Steve, the joys of Eleven's burgeoning friendship with Max, <em>that</em> scene with Robin, and why we feel so dang bad for Will and Joyce. But most importantly... Bobby reviews New Coke. <br><br><em>Stranger Things 3 </em>is streaming NOW on Netflix.<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.
Jul 04, 2019
Black Mirror: "Striking Vipers," Murder Mystery
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You know what's unpleasant to think about? Video games of the future. You know what's fun to think about? Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston solving a murder on a yacht.<br><br>This week, host Bobby Finger welcomes BuzzFeed Breaking News Reporter Michael Blackmon (<a href="https://twitter.com/blackmon">@blackmon</a>) and Hey Ladies! author Caroline Moss (<a href="https://twitter.com/carolinemoss">@carolinemoss</a>) to discuss the captivating new <em>Black Mirror</em> episode "Striking Vipers," as well as the charming silliness of <em>Murder Mystery</em>. <br><br>Skip segments you'd like to keep spoiler-free with these handy time codes:<br><br><strong><em>Striking Vipers</em></strong>: 8:22 - 20:40<br><strong><em>Murder Mystery</em></strong>: 20:40 - 30:05<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.
Jun 18, 2019
When They See Us, The Perfection, Always Be My Maybe
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This week, host Bobby Finger welcomes Fran Hoepfner (<a href="https://twitter.com/franhoepfner">@franhoepfner</a>), writer and co-host of a Jude Law podcast called Law School, and Geoff Lapid (<a href="https://twitter.com/geofflapid">@geofflapid</a>), a former blogger and Netflix user since 2007, to chat about Ava DuVernay's essential limited series, <em>When They See Us</em>, the delightful (if overlong) new Ali Wong/Randall Park romcom <em>Always Be My Maybe</em>, and the twisty, turny, gory (and gay!) new horror film, <em>The Perfection</em>. <br><br>Skip segments you'd like to keep spoiler-free with these handy time codes:<br><br><strong><em>When They See Us</em></strong>: 11:00 - 20:00<br><strong><em>Always Be My Maybe</em></strong>: 20:00 - 28:50<br><strong><em>The Perfection</em></strong>: 28:50 - 41:00<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.
Jun 04, 2019
Wine Country, The Society
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This week, host Bobby Finger chats with Lauren Thompson, producer and writer whose work can be seen on Refinery29, VH1 and your Instagram explore page, and Mariah Smith, writer and Creator of Keeping Up with the Kontinuity Errors, a blog that tracks the continuity errors in Keeping Up with the Kardashians, which runs weekly on The Cut. They discuss their current obsessions, which include the soapy teen drama Elité, the wildly addictive lifestyle reality show Amazing Interiors, and the surprising procedural comforts of NCIS. (Yes, that NCIS.) Moving on, they sink their teeth into lengthy discussions of Amy Poheler's directorial debut, Wine Country (it's hilarious!!), and all the dark twists and turns of The Society (it's about politics?!).<br><br>Skip segments you'd like to keep spoiler-free with these handy time codes:<br><br><strong><em>Wine Country</em></strong>: 13:27 - 23:05<br><strong><em>The Society</em></strong>: 10:14 - 31:41<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.
May 21, 2019
Bonding (ft. Brendan Scannell)
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In this week's bonus episode, host Bobby Finger talks to the star of the new Netflix original series <em>Bonding</em>, <strong>Brendan Scannell</strong>. During their chat, Brendan discusses how he came to the role of a dom's assistant/bodyguard, the importance of creating a family of friends in one's life, and the importance of pride in communities of people who grew up thinking of sexuality as something to be ashamed of. He also gushes about some recent queer TV and film, including Gregg Araki's series <em>Now Apocalypse</em> and the film <em>God's Own Country</em>. And, duh, he loves <em>I Think You Should Leave</em> as much as everyone else.<br><br><em>Bonding</em> is now streaming on Netflix.<br><br>Call <strong>754-CALL-BOB</strong> and share your current obsessions, and we may play it on a future episode!
May 14, 2019
Dead to Me, I Think You Should Leave, Santa Clarita Diet
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This week, host Bobby Finger welcomes writer-at-large at The Cut Kelly Conaboy (<a href="ttps://twitter.com/kellyconaboy">@kellyconaboy</a>) and senior writer at The Cut and author of several books, including <em>Would You Rather</em> and the forthcoming <em>Girl Crushed </em>Katie Heaney (<a href="https://twitter.com/KTHeaney">@KTHeaney</a>) on to mourn the cancelation of Katie's beloved <em>Santa Clarita Diet</em> and explain what it had in common with other easy-to-watch sitcoms like <em>Schitt's Creek</em>, gush about our new obsession <em>Dead to Me</em>, and rave about the endless laughs from <em>I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson</em>. Kelly and Bobby may not have any good car ideas, but they may have convinced Katie to give their new favorite show another shot!<em> <br><br></em>Skip segments you'd like to keep spoiler-free with these handy time codes:<br><br><strong><em>Santa Clarita Diet</em></strong>: 8:00 - 10:14<br><strong><em>Dead to Me</em></strong>: 10:14 - 20:43<br><strong><em>I Think You Should Leave</em></strong>: 20:43 - 33:25<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.
May 07, 2019
Special (ft. Ryan O'Connell)
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This week, host Bobby Finger welcomes writer and comedian <strong>Halle Kiefer</strong> (<a href="https://twitter.com/hallekiefer?lang=en">@hallekiefer</a>) to the studio to talk with writer, creator, and star of the new Netflix original series <em>Special</em>, <strong>Ryan O'Connell</strong> (<a href="https://twitter.com/ryanoconn">@ryanoconn</a>). During our chat Ryan opens up about his writing career, the long process of adapting his 2015 memoir into a series (thanks to some help from his "gay mafia"), the importance of representation and specificity in art, and why TV needs more gay sex. <br><br>Skip segments you'd like to keep spoiler-free with these handy time codes:<br><br><strong><em>Final Destination 5</em></strong>: 5:30 - 7:30<br><strong><em>Special</em></strong>: 7:30 - 31:45<br><br>Call <strong>754-CALL-BOB</strong> and share your current obsessions, and we may discuss it on a future episode!<br><br>Once again, it's <strong>754-CALL-BOB</strong>.
Apr 23, 2019
Selling Sunset, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Our Planet
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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
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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
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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 <strong>754-CALL-BOB.</strong>
Mar 12, 2019
The Oscars, The Umbrella Academy, Dating Around
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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
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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
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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
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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