Genre: Pop culture review/analysis
What It's About: Writers from The A.V. Club get together in various combinations for roundtable discussions of current pop culture topics. Each episode includes the "Extracurricular Activities" segment, where the staff gets to address a topic or make a recommendation for something that was not in the episode's agenda.
Why You Should Care: While I enjoyed the previous incarnation of "A.V. Talk" well enough, it was certainly meandering and scattershot. Episodes were posted irregularly, and were of varying length dependent on how many topics they felt like addressing and how long the conversation carried on. In other words, it was underproduced. "Reasonable Discussion" is more reliable. You can expect three topics per episode, each with a sense of purpose and direction. Episodes are posted weekly, and clock in around the 45 minute mark. And, of course, you still get the informative, insightful fun and wit that we've come to expect from the top notch journalists at The A.V. Club.
Average Length: 45 minutes
iTunes Link: http://feeds.theonion.com/avtalk
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