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No Excuses

A podcast where Mike Shutt and Jenny Nulf force each other to watch the movies and television shows they love which the other has not seen.
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Jun 19, 2017

Mike and Jenny begin another season of "Mad Men," which happens to be Mike's favorite season of the show. They discuss Don's surprise party, Lane's possible money issues, Roger trying to mooch client meetings off of Pete, and, of course, "Zou Bisou Bisou." Leave us iTunes reviews!

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Jun 15, 2017

Mike has been forcing Jenny to watch "Mad Men" for months now, and they felt it was time Jenny had a chance to force Mike to watch something before their "Mad Men" adventure ends. She has chosen Na Hong-jin's 2008 crime thriller The Chaser. They discuss the film's juggling of tones, how the film treats its primary female character, and why this was the first thing Jenny wanted Mike to watch. Leave us iTunes reviews!

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Jun 12, 2017

Mike and Jenny have reached the end of another season of "Mad Men," and what a finale it was! They discuss Don's engagement, Joan's pregnancy, Betty impulsively firing her kids' nanny, and the missed opportunity of the end credits song. Leave us iTunes reviews!

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Jun 6, 2017

Mike and Jenny are closing to wrapping up seas four of "Mad Men." They discuss SCDP's future without Lucky Strike, Betty being possibly jealous of her daughter, Don sleeping with his secretary, and the potential end to Roger and Joan's relationship. Leave us iTunes reviews!

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May 30, 2017

Mike and Jenny are now firmly into the second half of "Mad Men." They discuss the untimely death of Ida Blankenship, Peggy's potential new love interest, Lucky Strike leaving SCDP, and the rekindling of Roger and Joan's affair. Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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May 22, 2017

Mike and Jenny have made it to the halfway point of "Mad Men!" They discuss Don taking the first steps to address his alcoholism, Joan and Peggy's different responses to office sexism, the various ways you can bet on a boxing match, and arguably the finest hour in the show's seven season run. Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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May 15, 2017

Mike and Jenny are nearing the halfway point of "Mad Men." They discuss the introduction of Stan Rizzo, what convinces Betty that Sally needs to see a psychiatrist, Don's continuing alcohol problems, and how Roger initially found Don. Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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May 8, 2017

Mike and Jenny continue on with season four of "Mad Men," debating which of these excellent episodes is better. They discuss Don's trip to Los Angeles, Pete and Trudy pregnancy news, Peggy's new lesbian friend, and Lane's "Big Texas Belt Buckle! YEE-HAW!" Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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May 2, 2017

Mike and Jenny love Elisabeth Moss so much that they take some time out of their regularly scheduled "Mad Men" discussion to talk about the first three episodes of her new show "The Handmaid's Tale" on Hulu. They discuss how incredible Alexis Bledel is, how close we actually are to this dystopian future, and whether or not there are multiple walls in the show (it makes sense when you hear it). Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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May 1, 2017

Mike and Jenny enter the doors of the new Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce to begin season four of "Mad Men." They discuss Don's new single life, Roger being humiliated by Lee Garner Jr., the return of Freddy Rumsen, and what star rating they would give car sex. Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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Apr 24, 2017

Mike and Jenny have reached the spectacular finale of season three of "Mad Men." They discuss the end of Sterling Cooper, the end of Don and Betty's marriage, and, of course, another terrible hat from Trudy Campbell. Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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Apr 17, 2017

Mike and Jenny are almost finished with season three of "Mad Men" and are treated to two of the finest episodes of the series. They discuss the Kennedy assassination, Roger reconnecting with an old flame, Pete not getting respect (again), and Betty finally confronting Don about his past. Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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Apr 10, 2017

Mike and Jenny are closing in on the end of season three of "Mad Men." They discuss Betty finally opening Don's secret desk drawer, the Drapers to budding affairs, Hilton's want of the moon, and Sal's untimely departure from Sterling Cooper. Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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Apr 3, 2017

Mike and Jenny introduce a new member to the podcast: a soundboard! They discuss Don and Betty's trip to Rome, Conrad Hilton's new hold over Don's life, Peggy finding a new sexual partner, and the budding relationship between Betty and Henry Francis. Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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Mar 27, 2017

Mike and Jenny are back from SXSW and ready to dig into some more "Mad Men." They discuss Betty having a baby, Don's emerging friendship with Conrad Hilton, Pete looking to advertise to the African-American community, Joan's final day at Sterling Cooper, and, of course, why mixing alcohol with a lawnmower is a bad idea. Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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Mar 14, 2017

Mike and Jenny are a bit tired and loopy, but they continue to be impressed by season three of "Mad Men." They discuss Pete and Trudy's amazing Charleston, Roger's horrifying blackface performance, and the unfortunate passing of Betty's father, Gene. Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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Mar 7, 2017

Mike and Jenny step into 1963 with the first two episodes of season three of "Mad Men." They discuss Betty's pregnancy, Sal's first gay encounter, Don's memories to things he couldn't possibly remember, and "Bye, Bye, Birdie!" Leave us reviews of iTunes!

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Feb 27, 2017

Mike and Jenny close out season two of "Mad Men". They discuss Betty's pregnancy, Peggy revealing her secret to Pete, Don's return to New York, and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Jenny also makes some predictions on what she thinks will happen in season three. Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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Feb 20, 2017

Mike and Jenny cover the eventful second and third to last episodes of season two of "Mad Men". They discuss Don's California adventures, Peggy's new hairdo, Betty's terrible parenting, and Pete making everyone angry, as usual. Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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Feb 14, 2017

Mike and Jenny are fast approaching the end of season two of "Mad Men". They discuss Freddy' peeing his pants, Pete's adoption consideration, Don and Betty pretending to be happily married, and, of course, Jon Hamm's upcoming appearance on "SpongeBob SquarePants". Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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Feb 6, 2017

Mike returns from snowy Sundance to continue on with Jenny talking about season two of "Mad Men". The discuss Peggy being overly pressured by Father Gil to talk about her kid, whether or not it's okay to break into your boss' office if you're only looking at a painting, Sal's emerging crush for Ken, and Betty finally realizing Don has cheated on her. They also address the audio issues from a couple of previous episodes. Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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Jan 23, 2017

Mike and Jenny move on to the middle section of season two of "Mad Men", discussing Don and Bobbie's car wreck, Pete's fertility capabilities, Don's new secretary, and Joan's engagement. Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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Jan 18, 2017

Mike and Jenny may be discussing a lot of television on No Excuses, primarily "Mad Men" of course, they are much more movie people than TV people. They take a look back on the year 2016 and talk about their favorite films of the year and talk about what they look forward to in the year to come. Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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Jan 16, 2017

EPISODE HAS SCRAMBLED AUDIO. APOLOGIES.

Mike and Jenny move forward on season two of "Mad Men". They discuss Don's first affair of the season, Harry Crane's want for more money, interesting episode structure, and argue about why Peggy's family is so kind to the new priest in town. Leave us reviews on iTunes!

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Jan 9, 2017

EPISODE HAS SCRAMBLED AUDIO. APOLOGIES.

We enter 1962 as Mike and Jenny move on to season two of "Mad Men". They explore the new dynamic at Sterling Cooper, the death of Pete's father, and the meeting of Peggy's Catholic family. Will season two treat them just as well as season one? Listen and find out! Also, leave us iTunes reviews!

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