The Toy Department

The Toy Department features radio professionals Matt Kolsky and Derek Madden discussing, debating and dissecting all things sports, entertainment and pop culture. It's a free-wheeling, unfiltered chat about the lighter side of the modern world.

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The Toy Department – Episode 152


In Episode 152, Derek Madden and Matt Kolsky set the scene — a scene where Kolsky is podcasting from a hot tub in an undisclosed location — before bathing in topics such as:

  • Oscar nominations (2:40) — who’s missing, what’s interesting and what the guys hope to see…
  • Netflix’s documentary Fyre (15:10), covering the failed Fyre Festival, including some thoughts about the simultaneous Hulu film on the same subject and who the real victims of the disaster are…
  • Kolsky goes solo for a quick review of Showtime’s SMILF (26:50) and encourages everyone to give it a look…
  • Showtime’s new comedy Black Monday (28:35) and how it was a surprising delight for both guys…
  • Netflix’s Sex Education (33:40), which is another strong recommend from both guys and features the music of previously mentioned Kolsky favorite Ezra Furman…
  • A quick check-in on Top Chef (38:15), featuring the CARNÉ man and thoughts on show favorite Justin…
  • Homework for next week (40:55), including: the return of Broad City on Comedy Central, and a new show that follows it called The Other Two, plus a couple of Netflix shows — Killer Mike’s Trigger Warning and the Penn Badgley stalker drama YOU…


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