This week, the Kicking the Seat Podcast sings the praises of the year's best film, La La Land! Join Ian and David Fowlie of Keeping it Reel as they roll out the red carpet for Damien Chazelle's wondrous ode to hope and Hollywood. If you haven't seen it yet, please do so immediately and then join us back here for a spoilerific discussion of all things Gosling and Stone.
Speaking of music, Ian has details on an appearance by Chicago's own Dark Room Men, who will be performing at an open mic tonight at Quencher's Saloon on the North Side. Guests and friends of the show Patrick "Uber Critic" McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com and Nick Allen of RogerEbert.com will brave the cold temps to provide you hot some sounds. Be sure to swing by if you're in the area!
Lastly, as we wind down a year for the record books, Ian has a last-minute gift idea, courtesy of our friends at Shout! Factory! They have two great Blu-ray releases commemorating the Chicago Cubs' historic World Series win, bo