New from Every Movie Has a Lesson by Don Shanahan: PODCAST: Episode 30 of “The Cinephile Hissy Fit” Podcast

For their 30th episode, 25YL film critics, gun-tottin’ dads, and paper-grading school teachers Will Johnson and Don Shanahan welcomed a new guest to the dais for the first of two episodes. Say hello to the enigmatic Byron Lafayette, a newer film staff writer from 25YL. At his request, the three dive into competing politics first in 1952’s Gary Cooper classic High Noon! We’ve got extra stoicism for you listeners! Next week, John Wayne claps back with The Searchers.


Byron Lafayette is a journalist, film critic, and author, with a (possibly unhealthy) obsession with Pirates of the Caribbean, all things Zack Snyder, and movies in general. Byron has written for many publications over the years, yet never shows his face. To partially quote (and mangle) Batman V Superman “If you seek his face look around you.” Follow him on Twitter at @byronlafayette

Cinephile Hissy Fits is a 25YL media podcast, brought to you by Please visit, rate, review and subscribe. If you enjoyed this show, we have more where that came from, with interesting hosts, and wonderful guests. All available on iTunesSpotify, and anywhere you find your favorite shows. Follow the show on Twitter at @CinephileFit and on Facebook. Also, find both Will Johnson and Don Shanahan on Letterboxd as they accumulate their viewings and build their ranks and lists.

As Will and Don love to say, come for the shared challenge and tirade and stay for the mutual love and respect for the fun movies encapsulate. Thank you so much for your captive audience and social media participation! Enjoy our new podcast episode!

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Will Johnson on Letterboxd

Don Shanahan on 25YL

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from Review Blog – Every Movie Has a Lesson

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