Marty Lennartz

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Better Call Saul Gets Started With A Bang And How One Slap Changed The Course Of Television

Breaking Bad fans have finally seen the long awaited Better Call Saul hit the air with smashing results. Marty & Sarah discusses this along with The Slap and its upwards trend.


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Amazon May Be Changing The Life Expectancy Of TV Shows

Marty & Sarah discuss Amazon’s recent maneuver to have fans vote on whether or not a TV serieswill be picked up for more than one show. Download Download FREE Music Connect With XRT On Facebook […]


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TV History Was Made This Past Weekend, Marty & Sarah Discuss The Golden Globes & More

For the first time in history, a show from the big four networks didn’t take home a Golden Globe. Marty & Sarah talk about why that was the case as well as discuss the new season of Girls & other shows.


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Was This The Greatest Year In TV History? Marty & Sarah Wrap Up 2014 [XRT On Demand]

Hits, misses, and anywhere in between. Marty and Sarah take a look back into one of the most extensive years in television history. Plus, where do TV critics find the time to watch every single show on TV or streaming.


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On Tour With Walt & Jesse, The Newsroom Sails Off Into The Sunset, And More Are Discussed On Rotten Tomatoes TV Time

After spending some time in New Mexico, Sarah regales Marty with tales of the highly entertaining Breaking Bad tour. They also discuss the controversial Newsroom finale & as well as the conclusion of Sons Of Anarchy.


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The Big Beat December 8, 2014 [Playlist]

THE BIG BEAT – 12/8/14 Deerhoof- Paradise Girls Is Tropical- Crawl King Tuff- Rainbow’s Run Purity Ring-Push Pull YAWN- Flytrap Cool Ghouls- And It Grows Parquet Courts- These Boots Dream Police- Hypnotized The Big Beat […]


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The Big Beat November 24, 2014 [Playlist]

THE BIG BEAT – 11/24/14 Tennis System- Call It Home King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard- Hot Water Thurston Moore- The Best Day Carl Barat &The Jackals-Glory Days New Build- Look In Vain 2:54- Sleepwalker […]


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And The Dominoes Begin To Fall, More Bad TV Shows, And Dumb & Dumber To Talk

As Marty & Sarah have discussed before, this year’s TV season has seen an unprecedented amount of time elapse before a show has gotten the axe. Now, a handful of shows have fallen by the wayside.


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The Big Beat November 17, 2014 [Playlist]

THE BIG BEAT – 11/17/14 TV On The Radio- Quartz Caribou- All I Ever Need Controllar- Kicksin Julian Casablancas & The Voidz-Where No Eagles Fly Parquet Courts- Slide machine Belle & Sebastian -The Party Line […]


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The Big Beat November 10, 2014 [Playlist]

The Big Beat is Chicago Radio’s premiere program for modern sounds from artists both domestic and abroad. It’s the kind of music that flies just under the radar of the mainstream. Hosted by XRT’s Marty […]