grab bag The Archives

Monday 04 November, 2013

#127 Fireside Chat: Unscripted 11.0

We weigh in on the latest Catching Fire TV spot and dive into our grab bag again, spending most of the night discussing all sorts of randomly selected, listener-submitted topics!


Sunday 13 October, 2013

#124 Fireside Chat: Unscripted 10.0

It’s time for another unscripted show! We chat about the relaunch of TheCapitol.PN and spend the rest of the evening pulling topics out of our grab bag!


Sunday 28 July, 2013

#117 Fireside Chat: Unscripted 9.0

We go unscripted again and spend the duration of the show discussing a variety of topics pulled out of our grab bag!


Sunday 16 June, 2013

#110 Fireside Chat: Highlights

Highlights from Episode 110, including our thoughts on Prim’s fate and what we’ve seen of Francis Lawrence’s directing so far.


Saturday 08 June, 2013

#110 Fireside Chat: Unscripted 8.0

It’s time for another unscripted episode! We spend the evening pulling all sorts of listener-submitted topics out of our grab bag.


Thursday 02 May, 2013

#105 Fireside Chat: Highlights

Highlights from Episode 105, including our responses to a “what if” question about Peeta getting killed and a discussion about how Plutarch Heavensbee became Head Gamemaker.


Saturday 27 April, 2013

#105 Fireside Chat: Unscripted 7.0

It’s time to go unscripted again! We spend the evening pulling serious, funny, and sometimes crazy topics out of our grab bag.


Thursday 14 February, 2013

#95 Fireside Chat: Highlights

Highlights from Episode 95, including a “what if” question about Peeta’s capture and our conversation about Halloween, holidays, and religion in Panem.


Saturday 09 February, 2013

#95 Fireside Chat: Unscripted 6.0

It’s time for another “Unscripted” episode featuring an unpredictable cornucopia of topics pulled from our grab bag!


Sunday 03 February, 2013

#94 Fireside Chat: The Cut's Out of the Bag

We weigh in on the decision to cut Bonnie, Twill, and Darius from Catching Fire, and take the series epilogue from page to screen.


Sunday 16 December, 2012

#89 Fireside Chat: Reality Hunger

The CW has ordered a Hunger Games-style reality show; we weigh in. We also do a round of Pick a Page and go grab baggin’.


Sunday 25 November, 2012

#86 Fireside Chat: Motion Posters and Arrows

We share our thoughts on the Catching Fire motion poster (unveiled last Tuesday) and interview the author of The Panem Companion.


Friday 23 November, 2012

#85 Fireside Chat: Highlights

Highlights from Episode 85, including our reactions to the Catching Fire logo and discussion about Peeta killing the girl from District 8.


Sunday 18 November, 2012

#85 Fireside Chat: The Spark

Every revolution begins with a spark! We react to the newly unveiled Catching Fire logo (and tagline) and also go grab baggin’.


Wednesday 31 October, 2012

#82 Fireside Chat: Highlights

Highlights from Episode 82, including us talking about which Catching Fire tributes we’d want with us in a haunted house and whether or not we think Gale and Katniss would have eventually married (if Prim had never been reaped).


Sunday 28 October, 2012

#82 Fireside Chat: Unscripted 5.0

It’s time for our October “Unscripted” episode! Who knows what creepy, spooky, and horrifying topics we’ll pull out of our grab bag?


Sunday 14 October, 2012

#80 Fireside Chat: Fire's Catching in Hot-lanta

In addition to talking about and analyzing all the latest set photos, we provide a Victory Tour 2013 update and go grab baggin’!


Sunday 23 September, 2012

#77 Fireside Chat: Unscripted 4.0

It’s finally time for another “Unscripted” episode! We spend the evening pulling random topics from our grab bag to discuss and debate.


Monday 17 September, 2012

#76 Fireside Chat: And So It Begins

We discuss the recently revealed location of District 4, chat about all the set photos that appeared online last week, and more!


Sunday 09 September, 2012

#75 Fireside Chat: The Wright Stuff

We welcome Jeffrey Wright — our Beetee! — to the cast, help make an exciting and fandom-shaking announcement, and go grab baggin’!


Sunday 02 September, 2012

#74 Fireside Chat: Look Your Best Again

Topics include filming-related updates, new costume designer Trish Summerville, jewelry, the exclusive special features, and more!


Sunday 26 August, 2012

#73 Fireside Chat: Where's Finnick? Odair He Is!

Finnick Watch 2012 is over. Hunger Games history has been made. Do we think Sam Claflin will be a great Finnick? Listen and find out!


Friday 06 July, 2012

#65 Fireside Chat: Highlights

Highlights from Episode 65, including some of our thoughts on “the paparazzi dilemma” and our answer to a listener-submitted question about Peeta’s request to train separately.


Monday 02 July, 2012

#65 Fireside Chat: Unscripted 3.0

It’s time for our monthly “Unscripted” episode! After discussing Hunter Parrish and the paparazzi, we pull topics out of our grab bag!


Monday 18 June, 2012

#62 Fireside Chat: Highlights

Highlights from Episode 62, including a discussion about the Philip Seymour Hoffman rumor, a Peeta-related Crackpot Theory, and a heated political debate!


Saturday 09 June, 2012

#62 Fireside Chat: Unscripted 2.0

It’s time for another “Unscripted” episode! With no set agenda in place, who knows what we’ll talk about as we pull topics out of our grab bag?


Monday 09 January, 2012

#41 Fireside Chat: The Calm Before the Storm

We take advantage of a slow news week and have some fun with Pick a Page and our infamous topic cornucopia!


Thursday 01 December, 2011

#35 Fireside Chat: Highlights

Highlights from Episode 35, including more Twilight talk, an analysis of the new still of Haymitch, Cinna, and Peeta, our opinions on Simon Beaufoy, and 10 minutes of grab bag!


Saturday 26 November, 2011

#35 Fireside Chat: Schmoes on Ice

We chat about Simon Beaufoy and the new still of Haymitch, Cinna, and Peeta, dig into our trusty topic cornucopia (grab bag), and give thanks.


Monday 19 September, 2011

#25 Fireside Chat: Unscripted

To commemorate our 25th episode, we go “unscripted” with no plan or agenda, just a grab bag full of discussion topics, questions, and more!