David Chen has worked as a marketer at Amazon and Microsoft and as a Research Associate at Harvard Business School. He hosts and produces podcasts such as The /Filmcast, The Tobolowsky Files, and A Cast of Kings.
Recent episodes featuring David Chen
Writing about the unthinkable in 'Once More We Saw Stars' (with Jayson Greene)
Culturally Relevant with David Chen
In May of 2015, a piece of brick fell from the eighth floor of a New York City apartment building, striking and killing Jayson Greene's 2-year old daughter Greta. It was a tragic story that made headlines in major news outlets. Jayson’s new book, Once More We Saw Stars, tells the story of Greta’s death and how it affected him and his family. It has been named by multiple publications as one of the best books of 2019.In this episode, David speaks with Jayson about his writing process and his reaction to the book's reception.Links:Buy Once More We Saw Stars on AmazonFollow Jayson on TwitterLet me know your feedback for the podcast by emailing culturallyrelevantshow(AT)gmail(DOT)com.Follow the show on Twitter.Find every episode of the show at CulturallyRelevantShow.com.This episode was produced and edited by David Chen and powered by Simplecast.
Ep. 542 - Doctor Sleep (GUEST: Patrick Klepek from Waypoint)
The /Filmcast (AKA The Slashfilmcast)
David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Patrick Klepek, senior reporter at Waypoint, to talk about the politics of Terminator: Dark Fate and the digital resurrection of James Dean. For their feature review, the cast return to the Overlook Hotel in Doctor Sleep, the sequel to The Shining. Does the belated follow-up film live up to iconic original?Read about the backlash against the James Dean casting in the Hollywood Reporter.Thanks to our sponsors this week: Candid Co. and Hunt A Killer. For a holiday ready smile, go to candidco.com/FILMCAST and enter the code FILMCAST for $75 off. Visit HuntAKiller.com/FILMCAST for 20% off your first box. Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant. Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show Dungeon Run. Listen to David’s other podcasts The Sweet Smell of Succession with Tara Ariano and Write Along with writer C. Robert Cargill. Listen to Devindra's podcast with Engadget on all things tech.  You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook.  Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)What we’ve been watching (~11:20) . Patrick Klepek - Marianne on Netflix . David - OITNB: Season 7, Lobby Baby, Greener Grass, Rick and Morty S4 .  Jeff - Living with Yourself . Devindra - Castle Rock S2, The end of the F***in world S2 .  Feature (~56:00)Doctor SleepSpoilers (~1:20:00) Credits: Our music sometimes comes from the work of Adam Warrock. You can download our theme song here. Our Slashfilmcourt music comes from SMHMUSIC.com. Our spoiler bumper comes from filmmaker Kyle Hillinger. This episode was edited by Beidi Z. If you’d like advertise with us or sponsor us, please e-mail slashfilmcast@gmail.com. Contact us at our voicemail number: 781-583-1993 You can donate and support the /Filmcast by going to slashfilm.com, clicking on the /Filmcast tab, and clicking on the sidebar “Donate” links! Thanks to all our donors this week!
An analysis of Martin Scorsese's New York Times Op-Ed on Marvel Films and Cinema
Culturally Relevant with David Chen
In this bonus episode, David discusses the state of the podcast and does a paragraph-by-paragraph analysis of Martin Scorsese's recent New York Times op-ed about Marvel Films and the state of cinema.Links:Read Martin Scorsese's Op-EdSee the charts in Matthew Ball's analysis of the state of theatrical moviegoingLet me know your feedback for the podcast by emailing culturallyrelevantshow(AT)gmail(DOT)com.Follow the show on Twitter.Find every episode of the show at CulturallyRelevantShow.com.This episode was produced and edited by David Chen and powered by Simplecast.
Ep. 541 - Terminator: Dark Fate (GUEST: Matt Singer from ScreenCrush)
The /Filmcast (AKA The Slashfilmcast)
David, Devindra, and Jeff chat about the perks of being a podcaster. For the feature review, the cast are joined by Matt Singer of ScreenCrush.com to discuss Terminator: Dark Fate, the sixth installment in the Terminator franchise. Tune in to hear the debate over this futuristic “legacyquel” Check out Matt Singer’s new book on the history of Spider-man Marvel’s Spider-Man: From Amazing to Spectacular. Listen and subscribe to David’s newest podcast Culturally Relevant. Check out Jeff Cannata’s D&D show Dungeon Run. Listen to David’s other podcasts The Sweet Smell of Succession with Tara Ariano and Write Along with writer C. Robert Cargill. Listen to Devindra's podcast with Engadget on all things tech.You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook.Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)What we’ve been watching (~5:30)David - The Lighthouse, Terminator 1 and 2, Knives OutDevindra - His Dark Materials, DickinsonJeff - Goliath S3, first episode of Morning ShowFeature (~30:30)Terminator: Dark FateSpoilers (~58:00) Credits: Our music sometimes comes from the work of Adam Warrock. You can download our theme song here. Our Slashfilmcourt music comes from SMHMUSIC.com. Our spoiler bumper comes from filmmaker Kyle Hillinger. This episode was edited by Beidi Z. If you’d like advertise with us or sponsor us, please e-mail slashfilmcast@gmail.com. Contact us at our voicemail number: 781-583-1993 You can donate and support the /Filmcast by going to slashfilm.com, clicking on the /Filmcast tab, and clicking on the sidebar “Donate” links! Thanks to all our donors this week!
Director's Commentary: ‘In the Tall Grass‘ (with Vincenzo Natali)
Culturally Relevant with David Chen
David is joined by writer/director Vincenzo Natali to do a feature-length commentary of In The Tall Grass, available right now on Netflix.Shownotes:(4:42) Commentary beginsLinks:Stream In the Tall Grass on NetflixFollow Vincenzo Natali on TwitterCheck out Vincenzo's other work at his websiteLet me know your feedback for the podcast by emailing culturallyrelevantshow(AT)gmail(DOT)com.Follow the show on Twitter.Find every episode of the show at CulturallyRelevantShow.com.This episode was produced and edited by David Chen and powered by Simplecast.
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