300 episodes. If that sounds like an insane number to you, that’s because it damn well is. Since the inception of the radio show roughly four years ago, we’ve reviewed roughly 750 films (if not more), undergone loads of changes in lineup, format, and recording setup, and had our share of trials. With 2011 coming to an end, Ricky D, Simon Howell and Justine Smith count down their respective Top 10s, ring in the forthcoming year, get progressively more belligerent, and find time in between to review the year’s last blockbuster, Brad Bird’s Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol. Salut!
The Raveonettes – “The Christmas Song”
Yo La Tengo – “It’s Christmas Time”