Lowest Common Phenomenator



Comedians Olivia Haidar and Vanessa Gritton take a deep dive into the pop culture landfill and give trash the respect it deserves.


  • Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker

    20/12/2019 Duración: 02h07min

    Olivia and Luke report live from 4am after a midnight screening of the latest Star Wars film with their spoiler-filled impressions!

  • Southland Tales

    19/12/2019 Duración: 01h14min

    This week, Olivia is joined by Special Guest Co-Host Luke Van Tress to discuss Richard Kelly's manic sci-fi/political satire/fever dream Southland Tales!

  • Olivia's Adventures in Indiana Teaser!

    11/12/2019 Duración: 26min

    Olivia's in Indiana all month, but just because she's on her own away from home doesn't mean she's alone! The show must go on! For this special teaser episode, Olivia is joined by her old friend and current Low Com Phenom Theme Song musician Luke Van Tress to talk about their plans to continue the podcast in the chilly wilds of Southern Indianapolis!

  • Jaws (w/Frankie Griffen)

    22/11/2019 Duración: 01h24min

    This week Vanessa and Olivia are joined by Frankie Griffen to wrap up their deep dive into 1975 with the movie that birthed the Summer Blockbuster: JAWS!

  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (w/Andy Sell)

    10/11/2019 Duración: 01h05min

    This week Vanessa and Olivia are joined by the lovely Andy Sell to talk about the classic Jack Nicholson dramedy One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest!

  • Shampoo (w/Rachel Fisher)

    01/11/2019 Duración: 53min

    This week, Vanessa and Olivia are joined by Rachel Fisher of the Hollywood Crime Scene podcast to talk about Hal Ashby's Nixon-era sexual satire Shampoo!

  • Dog Day Afternoon (w/Adam Tod Brown)

    25/10/2019 Duración: 52min

    Continuing our rundown of the top films of 1975, Vanessa and Olivia are joined by Unpops Head Honcho Adam Tod Brown to discuss the classic bank robbery film Dog Day Afternoon! Together they talk Attica, the LA Riots, and Olivia's surprising (alleged) connection to Waco!

  • Three Days of the Condor

    11/10/2019 Duración: 45min

    This week, Olivia and Vanessa investigate the 1975 paranoid political thriller Three Days of the Condor! They chat about best things to choke to death on and whether this is Peak Robert Redford Hotness!

  • Funny Lady

    01/10/2019 Duración: 56min
  • The Other Side of the Mountain

    25/09/2019 Duración: 01h02min
  • Tommy

    21/09/2019 Duración: 01h31min

    It's a far-out psychedelic journey this week on Lowest Common Phenomenator as Vanessa and Olivia jam out to the 1975 The Who rock opera TOMMY!

  • The Apple Dumpling Gang

    09/09/2019 Duración: 55min

    It's the start of Lowest Common Phenomenator Phase 2! The LowComPhenom gals kick off their exploration of the top 10 highest-grossing movies of 1975 with the wholesome and extremely boring kids movie The Apple Dumpling Gang! Who's the most surprisingly hot member of the cast? Does anyone even remember this movie anymore? What's this movie's surprising connection to the Marvel Universe? Find out in this episode!

  • Roar (1981)

    25/08/2019 Duración: 01h18min

    This week, Vanessa and Olivia have a mild panic attack while talking about the bonkers 1981 family comedy about actual lions attacking actual people, ROAR! Tune in to find out how many people were seriously injured during the making of this movie, and whether they think it was worth it to produce what is otherwise a completely boring movie! Also, Vanessa plans a vacation to Shambala Preserve! PLUS find out what's in store for PHASE 2 of Lowest Common Phenomenator!

  • The Shallows

    06/08/2019 Duración: 01h13min

    The Low Com Phenom gals kick off Big Animal Month with the 2016 shark attack thriller The Shallows! Tune in for a discussion of CG sharks, Blake Lively's bravura performance, and whether Sully "Stephen" Seagull deserved to be the first bird to win Best Supporting Actor!

  • The Karate Kid (2010)

    30/07/2019 Duración: 51min

    Jackie Chan month continues! The LowComPhenom gals brave the sweltering heat to talk about the 2010 Jaden Smith star vehicle The Karate Kid. Together they tackle the big questions like “do thick thighs ACTUALLY save lives?” and “why was this movie made?” Tune in!

  • Rumble In The Bronx

    24/07/2019 Duración: 01h27min

    The Low Com Phenom crew continues their coverage of Jackie Chan with the seminal action classic Rumble in the Bronx! Is this one of the greatest films ever made? Which trailer lines got stuck in our heads? Find out!

  • Police Story

    24/07/2019 Duración: 01h17min

    Jackie Chan month continues as the Low Com Phenom girls dig into his 1985 hit Police Story! Join in as they talk stunts, physical comedy, and whether or not they could pull off that death-defying electrical leap!

  • Drunken Master

    08/07/2019 Duración: 01h08min

    On this week’s episode, Vanessa and Olivia kick off their month covering the legendary Jackie Chan! There’s fights! There’s laughs! There’s drinking! It’s The Legend of Drunken Master!

  • A Scanner Darkly

    29/06/2019 Duración: 01h07min

    LowComPhenom revisits the slept on sci-fi slow burn, A Scanner Darkly. They talk about Keanu, weird apartment bugs, OC and it's unique animation style.

página 1 de 2