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April 5, 2022

Episode 116 - Casablanca (with BFF of the BFE: Reverend Bruce)

Episode 116 - Casablanca (with BFF of the BFE: Reverend Bruce)

Here's lookin' at you kids. Join your favourite TransAtlantic podcasting crew – Ian, Liam and Georgia (Ethan couldn't get an exit visa) as we're heading to French Moroccoin hopes of making our way to Lisbon in Casablanca, brought to us by BFF of the BFE,...


Here's lookin' at you kids. Join your favourite TransAtlantic podcasting crew – Ian, Liam and Georgia (Ethan couldn't get an exit visa) as we're heading to French Moroccoin hopes of making our way to Lisbon in Casablanca, brought to us by BFF of the BFE, Reverend Bruce. We're playing it again in our 116th episode as we discuss:

  • The most recent milestone the BFE has surpassed this week
  • The fallout from the Oscars and Will Smith/Chris Rock
  • The context of this film being made before World War II had even ended and discussing concepts like isolationism
  • Liam schools Ian in some American History
  • Ian shares a story that relates somewhat to "The Eyes of Tammy Faye
  • We're joined by Reverend Bruce who shares his thoughts on the film and the movie industry at large
  • We discuss the difference between Best Film Ever and Favourite Film Ever
  • Whether or not Casablanca is the Best Film Ever.

Become a Patron of this podcast and support the BFE at https://www.patreon.com/BFE

We are extremely thankful to our following Patrons for their most generous support:

  • Rev Bruce
  • Juleen from It Goes Down In The PM
  • Lina Oberholzer
  • Ensign Ian Davies
  • Chris Pedersen 
  • Katie McRae
  • Duane Smith (Duane Smith!)
  • Randal Silva
  • The Yeetmeister
  • Nate The Great

Catch more from Hermes in his pod "The Scuttlebutt Podcast" at https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-scuttlebutt-podcast/id1503504933

Buy some BFE merch at https://my-store-b4e4d4.creator-spring.com/

Massive thanks to Lex Van Den Berghe for the use of 'Mistake' by Luckydog.  Catch more from Lex's new band, The Maids of Honor at https://soundcloud.com/themaidsofhonor

Also massive thanks to Moonlight Social for our age game theme song.  You can catch more from them at https://www.moonlightsocialmusic.com/

Timestamps for this episode:

  • 0:00 - Opening Banter 9:10 - Will Smith & Chris Rock 22:45 - Reflections & Corrections 25:15 - Shoutouts 28:15 - Deep Dive 1:19:20 - We're joined by Hermes 2:20:45 - Endgame