A young boy with a dead mom, Sebastian, skips class to spend the day hiding out in the schools attic reading a book* he stole.
*When you read the book the story in it is really happening somewhere, and there is much suffering because of you're reading it, and in the end they'll need you to do an exceptionally trivial task to save the day**
**but then you're rewarded with infinite wishes you can use to enact petty revenge on the children who bully you.
AJ McKeon (The Just For Tonight Show) hides out with us in my upstairs podcast studio to talk about the 80's children's fantasy movie, The Neverending Story.
OH MY GOD ALL THE MACHINES ARE ALIVE AND THEY LOVE YOU AND THEY WILL KILL FOR YOUR LOVE.
Ryan Darbonne (The Negro Problem Podcast) braves the depths of another animated movie for children from the 80's that's full of nightmare fuel and heavy questions, The Brave Little Toaster (1987).
A grandfather with a waning grasp on reality trains his 3 grandsons in the way of ninja, but the kids' lack of respect for the artform leads them to disobey its basic tenets and act like violent buttholes.
Ben Bazan (Latinauts: La Frontera Final) kicks the podcast into a sugar high gear to discuss the nearly perfect 90's kids movie, 3 Ninjas.