421: Sonic the Hedgehog 2, with Jamelle Bouie

Episode 421

30th March 2024

The Flop House steals a few hours from The New York Times’s Jamelle Bouie, to discuss his REAL passion: movies about hedgehogs.

Episode notes

Yet again, we steal a few hours Jamelle could be using to write something smart for The New York Times, to discuss his REAL passion: movies about hedgehogs. Yes, Sonic 2 was a big hit with mixed reviews, but how good is it really? The answer may not surprise you! Also, this is our final episode in MaxFun drive 2024 – if you were intending to join, but just forgot, there’s still time!

Do you live in OXFORD, ENGLAND? We’ve got upcoming LIVE SHOWS for you! And if you DON’T live in the UK, you can still see our SPEED 2 live show as a streaming event! Current Max Fun members should have gotten an email with a code for discount tickets. New members will get their code very soon!

Wikipedia page for Sonic the Hedgehog 2

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  • Jamelle Bouie

About the show

The Flop House is a bimonthly audio podcast devoted to the worst in recent film. Your hosts (Elliott Kalan, Dan McCoy, and Stuart Wellington) watch a questionable film just before each episode, and then engage in an unscripted, slightly inebriated discussion, focusing on the movie’s shortcomings and occasional delights.

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