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The Guest Room Podcast

Larry Ganni hosts an almost weekly podcast with a rotating cast of friends (including his wife, the brilliant Dr. Jessica Ganni) in which they talk about various pop-culture topics including movies, television, music, even the occasional book. An aspiring musician, Larry also attempts to entertain with his somewhat above average drumming and rather middle of the road vocals. The conversations are friendly, funny, occasionally vulgar, and often heartfelt. Sit back, put your feet up, and enjoy your stay in The Guest Room!

Apr 4, 2018

A few years ago Cadwell bought Larry a copy of Ernest Cline's novel Ready Player One for Christmas. Now that novel has been adapted into a feature film directed by Steven Spielberg. Larry and Cadwell get into all the nuts and bolts of what worked - and what didn't - about the movie. 

Mar 26, 2018

Larry is joined by Travis Jay Coleman of Superenthusiast Radio to discuss the timeless time travel series Quantum Leap, counting down each of their top 10 episodes. In the process much time is spent gushing over the acting prowess of Scott Bakula and Dean Stockwell. Brief tangents include Michael Keaton and filming...

Mar 5, 2018

This week Larry offers his quick takes on the Netflix movies Mute and The Cloverfield Paradox and the theatrical releases Annihilation and Red Sparrow. 

Feb 22, 2018

Old friends Cadwell and Elliot are back this week to talk about the latest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, director Ryan Coogler's Black Panther. After some critiques of the film through a political lens (mostly by Cadwell) and some minor gripes about CGI boss fights, the trio get into what they love about the...

Feb 12, 2018

Larry and Dr. Jess break down the Season 1 finale of Star Trek: Discovery, titled "Will You Take My Hand?" They get into the nuts and bolts of the episode, discuss whether it provided a satisfying conclusion to the season long story arc, and speculate on what may be coming in Season 2.