479: The More You Know
In this episode of The More You Know, we imagine what it would be like if we were casting directors with a time machine as we discuss which movies and shows we’d recast if we could. Plus we recap the most recent episode of The Great British Baking Show and hold an impromptu snake draft of our favorite pastries.
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- What’s the word // Upcoming: While You Were Sleeping Cinema Sidepiece on Patreon | Birmingham’s best dinner: Helen | Slappy vs. Peewee Herman
- How do we feel? // The Witcher recast (fact check: The Witcher watchers. See also: statements from Henry Cavill and Liam Hemsworth, petition) | The Voice current judges | Recasts: Shailene Woodley on the OC, Aunt Viv on Fresh Prince, Becky Conner on Roseanne and The Conners, Darrin on Bewitched, the first Dr. Who | aside: Matthew Perry’s memoir | Sliding doors casting: Jon Favreau was almost Chandler on Friends (see also: Jason Bateman, Tyler Perry, Miles Teller) | Vince Vaughntions: Paris in Troy, Mr. Pink in Reservoir Dogs, Scientist in Jaws | Adam Driver: Flip from Wedding Crashers | Cameron Diaz’s character from Gangs of New York could have been any of these actresses
- Election Day // Question: What’s one thing in pop culture you would impeach and one thing you’d elect?
- Saucy Puds // Great British Baking Show (Netflix) | Snake Draft ‘Splain | Waiting To Exhale soundtrack | Taste Atlas: pastry examples | Indi’s favorite cinnamon roll recipe | croquembouche | Uniced Poptarts?!
- Red light mentions: Mariah Carey and Millie Bobby Brown's friendship
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