Jonah Hill’s obsession with Kanye West: why Mid90s is more complex than you think

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  1. Great piece. I thoroughly enjoyed this read and the connection you made. I recently watched Mid90s and have seen it three times already because I enjoyed a lot of what it had to offer.

    I’ve been looking up reviews that truly encapsulate the themes and messages in the film and your write up has been the best I’ve read so far. Good stuff.

    • Thank you so much!!! 🙂

  2. This was so good, I had to give you a follow on Twitter haha

  3. This was the review I had been searching for, re: mid90s. Thank you.

  4. That was awesome. I’ve been trying to connect to something, anything, on the internet and today, I have arrived!
    Thank you!

  5. I feel as well there lies a great significance in Stevie’s brother not caring about the CD he received at his birthday dinner.
    I think that was Stevie’s final straw in trying to be accepted by his brother. So when he found the skaters, he gave everything to them because he no longer wanted to bother with his brother all that much.

  6. Wow, this was me explaining this to my best friend who’s a hella oldhead when it comes to rap or metalhead in general. I felt like I was reading explicated thoughts from my own mind. Those who know me often introduce me by some affiliation with Kanye West despite the core of my efforts focused in maths and linguistics. I can’t Express how much I valued this read. Wonderful. I don’t know why I’ve waited so long to check out your podcast. Maybe I foolishly assumed I knew as much, yet your insight is impressively articulate.

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