Struggle Session

Struggle Session

Struggle Session is the world's finest politics and pop culture podcast. Leslie Lee III and Jack Allison wade into the reactionary hellhole of modern America. We talk video games, movies, TV, wrestling, comic books, music, anime, and all of your problematic faves.

May 15, 202400:51:3660.39 MB

Interview with the Vampire (2022) w/ Jamie Peck - Unlocked

Originally posted 10/22/22 Hello spooky friends! Leslie and Jamie Peck are back to talk vamps. On this edition of Vampire Castle we sink our fangs into the the bloody, sexy, and surprisingly great Interview with the Vampire TV series. Lestat, Louis, and Claudia are back in prestige TV form, and it slays. Tune: cumgirl8 - Pluck Me  https://twitter.com/cumgirl8_   Thank you so much for your subscriptions, support, and ...

May 11, 2024
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00:49:3168.32 MB

The Downfall of Vince McMahon w/ Josie Riesman + AEW w/ Bryan Quinby

Get the full episode by subscring at http://sesh.show On today's special two-part episode Leslie chats with Josie Riesman, author of the New York Times Best Seller Ringmaster: Vince McMahon and the Unmaking of America about the apparent downfall of Vince McMahon. Ringmaster was one of my favorite books of last year and you don’t have to know or care about wrestling to enjoy our conversation. After that, in a special ...

April 25, 2024
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00:56:4880.17 MB

The Shield (Civil War, Fallout, and The First Omen)

FX's acclaimed police drama The Shield presented a darker and more realistic depiction of policing. On today’s episode I had a great conversation with Joe Mayall about the series and his article Twenty Years Ago, The Shield Captured the Brokenness of American Policing. Read it here: https://jacobin.com/2023/12/the-shield-tv-policing-lapd-torture-law-enforcement-review I also give a quick review of Civil War, Fallout,...

April 01, 2024
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01:14:19103.26 MB

RIP MCU w/ Jesse Hawken

On today’s episode I had a great conversation with returning champion Jesse Hawken. We discuss the recent stumbles and possible downfall of Disney’s MCU. We talk about the box office failure of The Marvels, the production hell of Mahershala Ali's Blade, and the Zionist superhero that may be holding up the next Captain America. All that plus a brief update with Jesse on The Beatles and their final single "Now and Then...

January 31, 2024
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The Fifth Element - Unlocked!

Originally published 05/21/23: Get your multipass ready! Jack, Leslie, and Aaron are diving in to Luc Besson's 1997 sci-fi action romance, The Fifth Element. Thank you so much for your subscriptions, support, and kind words. Support the show by subscribing: http://patreon.com/strugglesession http://strugglesession.substack.com https://strugglesession.supercast.com/ Send an email or voicemail to thestrugglesession@gma...

January 23, 2024
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Coming Soon 2024: Dune, Civil War, Furiosa, GTA 6

On today's episode Leslie is joined by Aaron Thorpe (Trillibillies) to talk about the upcoming films of 2024. We take a look Dune: Part Two, Furiosa: A Mad Max Story, Alex Garland's Civil War, Grand Theft Auto 6, and more. Thank you so much for your subscriptions, support, and kind words. Support the show by subscribing: http://patreon.com/strugglesession http://strugglesession.substack.com https://strugglesession.su...

November 29, 202302:01:10167.45 MB

Fast Five Commentary w/ Bryan Quinby

Thank you so much for your subscriptions, support, and kind words. Next new episode: RIP MCU with Jesse Hawken this Friday! Originally Released 7/21/21: Watch this along with the extended edition of Fast Five (or the regular version, there are only a few seconds of difference) Leslie and Bryan of Street Fight Radio are doing a special commentary series for the summer! We're watching some of the most badass movies of ...

November 16, 2023
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02:11:32120.42 MB

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back w/ Nick Wiger and Mike Mitchell [Unlocked]

Originally Released April 11, 2020 On this special commentary episode Jack and Leslie are joined by Nick Wiger and Mike Mitchell of Doughboys to watch Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. Thank you so much for your subscriptions, support, and kind words. Support the show by subscribing: http://patreon.com/strugglesession http://strugglesession.supercast.com http://strugglesession.substack.com Send an email o...

November 01, 2023
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Spooky Season '23 w/ Gretchen Felker-Martin

Today we have a special spooky episode with best selling writer and critic, the author of Manhunt and the upcoming Cuckoo, Gretchen Felker Martin! We discuss Evil Dead, Hellraiser, Cormac McCarthy, Riddick, and more. Thank you so much for your subscriptions, support, and kind words. Support the show by subscribing: http://patreon.com/strugglesession http://sesh.plus http://strugglesession.substack.com Send an email o...

October 16, 2023
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01:33:4586.84 MB

UNLOCKED: John Carpenter's They Live w/ Matt Christman (Commentary)

Get bonus episodes like this when they release and support the show by subscribing! http://sesh.plus or http://patreon.com/strugglesession or http://strugglesession.substack.com Originally released 10/18/2020 On today's special commentary episode Matt Christman of Chapo Trap House joins for John Carpenter's They Live. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/struggle-session--5842028/suppo...

September 30, 2023
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Terry Funk // CM Punk

Today we have a mega-sized two part show! First up writer Brian Solomon (Blood and Fire) tells us about the late, great Terry Funk.On the bonus half Jay Baker of The Left Fist joins us to talk about the AEW and CM Punk drama and The Rock and John Cena going back to wrestling during the SAG strike. Support the show by subscribing: http://patreon.com/strugglesession http://sesh.plus http://strugglesession.substack.com ...

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