Monday’s Sasha-and-Jeff Substack chat was all over the map. Recalling the late William Friedkin, of course, and The Exorcist in particular. The Barbie Oscar prognosis. The annual competition for woke identity politics awards, formerly known as the Oscars.

HE sez: The factors that go into a good podcast discussion are hard to pin down, but the key thing is not giving a flying fuck how it comes off or how brilliant you may or may not sound. Sometimes I feel right on-target, and other times I feel like I’m squishing around.

Again, the link.