PODCASTS

Guest Appearances

Father David is the chaplain of the Movies by Mintues podcast community, appearing as a guest on several shows that examine movies in minute-by-minute detail. Below are links to the episodes he has been on to date.

STAR WARS MINUTE

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Attack of the Clones Minute 117 - Happy Catastrophe

Father David's first guest appearance on a Movies by Mintue podcast came as a result of winning a random drawing. He and the hosts, Pete and Alex, have a great time talking about casting a young Count Dooku, lightsaber elbows, and the joy of a good eucatasptrophe.

STAR WARS MINUTE

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The Force Awakens Minute 62 - Eugene

Father David was invited back on Star Wars Minute, this time as part of All-Star Week. Father David brings something extra to the table as he shares a special top five list.

INDIANA JONES MINUTE

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Last Crusade 21 - Going Back to Calais

Listen in as Father David discusses the First Crusade while Tom, Pete, and Gerry watch the Last Crusade, and they ponder how much of a fan boy Joseph of Arimethea was.

INDIANA JONES MINUTE

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Last Crusade 22 - He Felt Surprise Was Wiser

Do we even need the Holy Grail? Why do the bad guys in these movies seem to be true believers? The hosts of the Indiana Jones Minute put Father David on the spot with the hard questions on his final day on the show.

INDIANA JONES MINUTE

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Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 12 - Commie Christmas

The Russians make a mess and Father David makes a case for why this movie is so off kilter from the others.

SCROOGED BY THE GHOST

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Night 5 - The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come

Father David joins Niall from Bat Minute and Sean from Groundhog Minute to talk about a Christmas lunar eclipse, Bill Murray's Catholic connections, and Bobcat Goldthwait.

DC CINEMATIC MINUTE

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Dawn of Justice 106 - Deadman Dad

The true heroes are the hosts of this podcast. In this episode they talk with Father David about cairns, magic mountains, and theological anthropology.

DC CINEMATIC MINUTE

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Dawn of Justice 107 - Hero Cake

Story time with ghost Dad continues! What does Superman have to do with 4th century heresies? Tune in to find out!

DC CINEMATIC MINUTE

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Dawn of Justice 108 - A Batman High-Five

The analysis of Dawn of Justice continues with a discussion of Jonathan Kent's podcast strategy, the symbolic power of the high-five, and face-punching as a bad salvation strategy.

DC CINEMATIC MINUTE

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Dawn of Justice 109 - They Were Hunters

Pull up a chair in a Smallville diner to hear about Shakespeare, Nancy Grace, and the problem of evil.

DC CINEMATIC MINUTE

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Dawn of Justice 110 - Hate Armor

The week winds down just as Batman ramps things up! Listen in for a discussion of how scary a kidnapping scene is, the feasibility of mech armor, and why a movie with two Nietzchean leads doesn't really work.

THE SHINING 2:37

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Episode 37 - A Podcast Exorcism

Even if you're no fan of horror movies, listen to this episode for a discussion of the difference between cinematic evil and real evil, radio repair, comfy airplane seats, and St. John Vianney on the toilet.

MEAN GIRLS MINUTE

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Minute 18 - Must Be the Bishop

Get in, losers! We're going podcasting. The ladies of Mean Girls Minute invited Father David to sit at their lunch table. Follow the discussion about their acting debuts, bad friends, and the state of commerce in 2004.

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Minute 19 - A Man Carrying a Dolphin

Liz, Allison, and Father David engage in some art criticism, discuss the ugliest house in America, and talk about best parenting practices.

MEAN GIRLS MINUTE

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Minute 20 - Those Dog Bowls Tied the Whole Kitchen Together

The discussion on Mean Girls Minute continues with talk about body image issues, bedroom interior design, and the etymology of family names.

MEAN GIRLS MINUTE

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Minute 21 - Godspeed, Lindsay Lohan

The dreaded Burn Book makes its foreboding debut in Father David's last appearance on Mean Girls Minute! Listen in as he and the hosts discuss the latest gossip and all the hot jams, recoil from poor hygiene, and remember why they never want to go back to high school.

BAT MINUTE RETURNS

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Batman Returns 42 - Knave at a Grave

The blokes from Bat Minute invited Father David on their show to discuss peace on earth and goodwill toward Penguin men and Catwomen.

BAT MINUTE FOREVER

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Batman Forever 94 - Deep Dish Two Face

Father David returns to Gotham to find stately Wayne Manor being turned upside-down by Jim Carrey's acting. Fortunately hosts Niall and Jon and fellow guest Doug Greenberg are already on the case!

THE WILDER RIDE

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Blazing Saddles 28 - The sheriff is near!

Howdy, partner! Circle the wagons and hang up your spurs to listen as Alan and Walt from The Wilder Ride have Father David on their podcast to talk about the 1974 Mel Brooks film BLAZING SADDLES. They have a blast talking about Father David's favorite minute of the movie!

THE WILDER RIDE

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Blazing Saddles 29 - Son, you're on your own

Before he rides off into the sunset, Father David has a few good laughs with The Wilder Ride boys talking about misremembered Bible stories, hillbilly dictionaries, and lessons in how *not* to be a spiritual leader.

MINUTE IMPOSSIBLE

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M:I 2 051 - Technique of the Epnique

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to listen to this episode of the Minute Impossible podcast. In today's episode Jonathan, Chris, Eric, and Fr. David talk about pickpocketing, British slang, and some very nice hats in Mission: Impossible 2.

MINUTE IMPOSSIBLE

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M:I 2 052 - Enar!

Ever caught your hand in the door? What about while you're trying to be a super slick spy? In today's episode of Minute Impossible, Father David and the hosts of Minute Impossible marvel at just how much pain one man's pinky can cause him.

MINUTE IMPOSSIBLE

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M:I 2 053 - Professional Courtesy

*ahem* Sorry to interrupt your conversation, but here's the next episode of Minute Impossible. Please enjoy the sass, the bioweapon side-effects, and, of course, the professional courtesy of spies.

MINUTE IMPOSSIBLE

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M:I 2 054 - Sunny C

What happens when you get infected with a bioengineered disease designed to kill in 24 hours? Pour yourself a cold glass of super virus and listen to our hosts talk about a man melting in minute 54 of Mission: Impossible 2!

MINUTE IMPOSSIBLE

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M:I 2 055 - Not the Right Jacket Pocket

Ethan disappears, Nyah places a bet, and Fr. David talks about priest hats as his week on Minute Impossible comes to an end.

MARVEL MOVIE MINUTE

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Iron Man 086 - Angry Face

In which Andy, Pete, and Father David Mowry, the chaplain of the Movies by Minutes community, talk about a Captain America Easter egg, Tony’s comedic undressing, and Obadiah’s appearance in Raza’s camp.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

INDIANA JONES MINUTE

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Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 10 - Science Class

Father David rejoins the Indiana Jones Minute as our archaeologist hero gets pushed around by Commies and engages in dubious science.

INDIANA JONES MINUTE

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Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 11 - Pliers: The Musical

Indy disarms the Russians one shell at a time, revealing a very special crate. Father David returns just in time with some “Keep off” stencils.

BAT MINUTE FOREVER

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Batman Forever 95 - Standard-Issue Spitoon

If you keep flipping a coin until it comes up the way you want, why even bother in the first place? These and other philosophical riddles puzzle the podcasting people of Bat Minute Forever.

BAT MINUTE FOREVER

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Batman Forever 96 - Trip the Goon Fantastic

Without any police support, Father David and the hosts of Bat Minute Forever watch helplessly as Two-Face and the Riddler have Bruce Wayne at their mercy! But Father David has no mercy for goons with two left feet.

MARVEL MOVIE MINUTE

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Iron Man 087 - The Evil Bridge Club

In which Andy, Pete, and Father David talk about the villains sizing each other up, spaghetti sauce burn makeup, and Stane’s CEO stance as he sizes up the Mark I.

MARVEL MOVIE MINUTE

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Iron Man 088 - Vibrating Eyes

In which Andy, Pete, and Father David talk about sonic tasers, Raza’s last smile, and the wheels in Stane’s head spinning as he figures out how Tony worked the suit.

MARVEL MOVIE MINUTE

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Iron Man 089 - Evil Pepper Potts

In which Andy, Pete, and Father David talk about Raza and the Mandarin, Tony’s scripted healing process, and the possibility of moles at Stark Industries.

MARVEL MOVIE MINUTE

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Iron Man 090 - Vocation

In which Andy, Pete, and Father David talk about Tony’s obsession, Pepper’s attempt to protect him, and Tony’s search for reasons as to why he’s still alive.

MASH MINUTE

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Minute 18 - Bumbling Blake

Some lovely bonding time between Leslie and Blake is interrupted by Duke and Hawkeye with several demands. Father David is forced to talk about Col. Blake and his office before hosts Tierney and Megan let him anywhere near Fr. Mulcahy.

MASH MINUTE

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Minute 19 - Extreme Unction, What's Your Function?

Everyone's gotta get to work as the ambulances are coming in full. After a brief interlude to discuss sleep deprivation, Father David, Megan, and Tierney are ready to talk shop about the nurses and surgeons of the 4077th. When Ugly John loses a patient, it's time to dig in deep on how exactly "Last Rites" are performed.

 

MASH MINUTE

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Minute 20 - Latin Lessons

Have you ever wondered what a priest thought of your hairstyle? How about which book is best for a "priest on the go"? Father David reads from the Collectio Rituum and praise Rene Auberjonois's performance as Father Mulcahy. He talks about how priests get out of awkward situations and grades Hawkeye's understanding of Christian ethics (hint: it's not good).

MASH MINUTE

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Minute 21 - Words Mean Things! And Other Religious Teachings

Well that was fast: the chest cutter has arrived. And thank goodness because Ho Jon interrupts Hawkeye and Dish's makeout session before things get even more out of hand. You can probably guess Father David's feelings on this scene. Luckily the conversation also covers what Father Mulcahy does in his down time, religious orders, and what changes were made by Vatican II which is honestly much less awkward than making a priest watch a Robert Altman film.

OPEN THE PODCAST DOORS, HAL

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Episode 141 - Off the Deep End of Allegory

In the penultimate minute of 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, Fr. David joins hosts Chris and Rudi to dive into Nietzschean philosophy, allegorical symbolism, and the relationship of humanity and technology. 

SPIDER-MAN MINUTE

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Spider-Man 3 101 - The Enemy and Time

In their third season of keeping up with our friendly neighborhood Spider-Man one minute at a time, Scott and Zach invite Fr. David on the show to talk about Peter Parker's dark side.

 
 

SPIDER-MAN MINUTE

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Spider-Man 3 102 - Science Exorcist

In which Fr. David goes to church with Spider-Man and just wishes he would use the front door.

SPIDER-MAN MINUTE

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Spider-Man 3 103 - Trying to Pull a Fast One on God

In which Fr. David has less than complimentary things to say about the prayer life of one Edward Brock, Jr.

SPIDER-MAN MINUTE

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Spider-Man 3 104 - Anti-Baptism

In which Fr. David picks up on some inverted religious symbolism and comments on the sartorial choices of existential crises.

SPIDER-MAN MINUTE

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Spider-Man 3 105 - Sin Shower

In which Fr. David picks up on some obvious religious symbolism and we all have a quiet moment to think about what we've done.

FRIGHT NIGHT MINUTE

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Minute 91 - Time to Call a Priest

Robin and Len invite Fr. David to look at some of the climactic moments of the 1985 movie FRIGHT NIGHT. In this minute they stop to admire Chris Sarandon's enunciation.

FRIGHT NIGHT MINUTE

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Minute 92 - Forgive Me Father...

In which Fr. David sits out a conversation about the details of Amy's transformation.

 

FRIGHT NIGHT MINUTE

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Minute 93 - Faith

In which Fr. David discusses why a crucifix is different from a CVS receipt and makes a case for faith being more than magic.

FRIGHT NIGHT MINUTE

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Minute 94 - Angelus

In which Fr. David explains why everyone should set their alarms for 6:00 AM and wonders just how long we've been in this mansion.

FRIGHT NIGHT MINUTE

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Minute 95 - Thank God It's Friday!

In which Fr. David, Robin, and Len marvel at the attention given to the movement of a shadow on a wall.

ROSEMARY'S BABY 6:66

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Episode 9 - Call Beelzelbub, Not Your Aunt Fanny

Suzen, host of The Shining 2:37, invites Fr. David to her new podcast about ROSEMARY'S BABY to give everyone the deets on Satan, Beelzebub, the Antichrist, and how the world will end, and we ponder the pixie haircut.

 

INDEPENDENCE DAY MINUTE

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Minute 129 - The Trouble With Bunker Busters

Father David joins the evacuation of the RV park along with the hosts of ID4 minute. Come along as we explore how Harvesters are like baked goods!

INDEPENDENCE DAY MINUTE

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Minute 130 - Gallantry and Goofin'

Father David returns as our heroes struggle to squeeze everyone onto an elevator. Follow us on along the path of off-topic temptation, as we look at B-movie action titles, Highlights Magazine, and the many layers of the Beethoven films!

 

INDEPENDENCE DAY MINUTE

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Minute 131 - Some Tropes Deserve to be Ruined

Father David closes out the week on ID4 Minute by talking about a prayer circle and a rightly deleted scene.

CITY SLICKERS MINUTE

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Minute 68 - Somebody Better Check on Curly

Giddy up, partners. We're hitting the trail with City Slickers Minute and discover that our trail boss isn't looking so good. Fr. David gets ready to perform last rites while talking about how to handle stress.

 

CITY SLICKERS MINUTE

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Minute 69 - Yup, He Gone!

We gather together to remember Curly, but maybe it was a mistake to ask Cookie to give the eulogy.

CITY SLICKERS MINUTE

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Minute 70 - A Real Leader

Mitch gives a surprisingly good speech about a man he barely knows - and has barely buried. Father David starts getting nervous about coyotes as his time on City Slickers Minute comes to an end.

ALMOST FAMOUS MINUTE

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Minute 58 - Choke on a Leaf

Fr. David gets a taste of the rock star lifestyle on a week of Almost Famous Minute. Along with host Eric and co-host David, he takes some time to admire excellent editing, expresses concern about drug use, and gets grossed out by a pool.

ALMOST FAMOUS MINUTE

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Minute 59 - Worried about the Keg Industry

How is a rooftop like a pulpit? Fr. David shares some insight into public speaking and sympathizes with Russell's struggle to be profound. Also, does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care (about time)?

 

ALMOST FAMOUS MINUTE

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Minute 60 - Big Knobs

On this episode of Almost Famous Minute, Fr. David admires a great display of rock star wrangling and marvels at our protagonist's ability to warp space and time.

APOLLO 13 MINUTE

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Minute 127 - Standing By for Any Reports

Fr. David joins hosts Jim and Chris to talk about movie priests, and how Ron Howard's dad stacks in the lineup. Also, Fr. David offers his spiritual reading of the story of APOLLO 13.

 

KARATE KID MINUTE

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Minute 31 - Clipped, Tied, and Trained

Fr. David ties on his karate gi and prepares for some action with the Karate Kid Minute! And by action, we mean bonsai tree trimming, which actually turns out to be a pretty good metaphor for Daniel's training.

KARATE KID MINUTE

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Minute 32 - Miyagi ASMR

Just close your eyes and trust the hosts of the Karate Kid Minute as we listen to Mr. Miyagi teach Daniel to clear his mind. Fr. David does some visualization too, trying to picture his perfect tree.

 

KARATE KID MINUTE

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Minute 33 -  More Panflute!

Fr. David wraps up his week on Karate Kid Minute because somehow his mom knew where to find him, just like Daniel's mom. And just in time for Fr. David to make a stunning confession!

COMING SOON

Watch this space

Future guest appearances will be posted here!

God bless!

©2020 by Father David Mowry