266: Matt Damon Thinks Gays Should Stay In The Closet-Gate, Nonsensical Tech Speak, Tyrese



Matt Damon thinks gays should stay in the closet!? Tyrese thinks Vin Diesel should direct Furious 8?! The Blackberry CEO had an aneurysm? All this and more in this week’s #Frotcast #Content. Film.com’s Laremy Legel joins FilmDrunk’s Vince Mancini, with veteran Frotcasters Bret and Brendan this week.
Opening – Brendan rants about Draft Kings, and also NFL. 7:19 – Song of the week, the slow cover of Smash Mouth’s “All Star.”8:33 – The CEO of Blackberry wins the all-time prize for terrible tech speak.11:00 – We try to figure out how tech speak got so bad. 13:45 – Brendan discovers Slack. We discuss the phenomenon of one tech company that does the exact same thing as another one being worth a billion dollars. 18:08 – Laremy’s articulate thoughts on ‘Everest.’ 22:37 – This week in misleading thinkpiece headlines: Matt Damon thinks gays should stay in the closet (or does he?)32:05 – Danger Guerrero’s pitch for “Zoo Heist.” 37:20 – My encounter with a “social media expert,” and her expertise regarding #Brands. We invent a new social media job – Doggregator. It’s someone who’s an aggregator of dog Instagrams. 42:00 – Brendan experiences Soul Cycle and other milennial exercise trends.45:30 – An emailer explains the origin of Coors Light’s ad campaign (note: I’m not going to fact check this). 50:00 – Laremy reads his list about Everest.56:37 – Yet another listener with a smug bidet story. 1:00:00 – The fascinating existence of Tyrese Gibson1:14:00 – People naming their children “Katniss Everdeen.” We scour the best seller list to find out who we could’ve been named after.1:16:00 – What caused this week’s Brendan’s laughing jag? Tyrese calling himself “Voltron Chairman.”


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