Ishtar is episode 321 focusing on the 1987 film of the same name, and the final film of The Podbreak Cast miniseries on the films of Elaine May. Posted April 25, 2021.
Telling the truth is a dangerous business - but movies and podcasts can go hand-in-hand! We conclude our Elaine May series with one of the biggest bounces in Hollywood history - the unfairly maligned Ishtar. Clint McElroy (The Adventure Zone) joins us as we discuss blind camels and the “liberal feminist” Warren Beatty.
Milestones and Ephemera
- ... ... ... ... ... ... ... And I'm David. The most upvoted post on the Blankies reddit! 
- A few of Richard Brody's New Yorker Ishtar pieces:
- To Wish Upon Ishtar (August 9, 2010)
- "Ishtar" and the Theory of Art (May 18, 2011)
- "Istar" and the Film Maudit (December 7, 2012)
- Movie of the Week: "Ishtar" (August 6, 2015)
- Elaine May Talks about "Ishtar" (April 1, 2016)
- I mean, honestly the Ishtar tag on the New Yorker website is basically just him.
- Madness in Morocco: The Road to Ishtar, Vanity Fair, February 2010.