The Podbreak Cast is a miniseries covering the films of Elaine May beginning in April 2021.
April IS May!
Elaine May was featured in several March Madness tournaments. In 2018 she was was 30th seed, winning round 1 against Wes Anderson and losing in round 2 to Michael Mann. In 2020 she was in the Razzies bracket, winning in round 1 against Blake Edwards but losing in round 2 to Barry Sonnenfeld.
Milestones and Ephemera
- The miniseries art contains more text than any other, including the names of 29 different pairs (real and fiction). It says:
Romeo and Juliet, Ben and Jerry, Mama and Mia,
Kobe and Shaq, Mario and Luigi, Bill and Ted,
Piggy and Kermit, Bonnie and Clyde, Wayne and
Garth, Beavis and Butt-head, Shrek and Donkey,
Popeye and Olive Oyl, John and Yoko, Barack and
Michelle, Romy and Michelle, Kenan and Kel,
Butch and Sundance, Laverne and Shirley, Doc and
Marty, Mikey and Nicky, Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan,
Woody and Buzz, Sam and Diane, Bugs and Daffy,
Lois and Clark, Lewis and Clark, Madison and Park,
Hollywood and Vine, Smits and Bits,
...and now Griffin & David...
who are two friends...
who host a podcast.
- Ben nickname for the series: The Hosbreak Kid (which is open to punch up).
|318||A New Leaf||🔊||2:12||4/4/2021|
|319||The Heartbreak Kid||🔊||Avery Edison||2:35||4/11/2021|
|320||Mikey and Nicky||🔊||Olivia Craighead||Kinda? And a bounce.||2:29||4/18/2021|
|321||Ishtar||🔊||Clint McElroy||The ultimate bounce||2:40||4/25/2021|
Ranking Her Filmography
At the conclusion of the miniseries, the Blankies rankings will compiled from a voting thread found on the r/Blankies sub-reddit.   They gave their rankings at the end of the Ishtar episode, and they remarked that the ranking was difficult for each of them and none of the films should feel bad for being last!
|1||Ishtar||Mikey and Nicky||Mikey and Nicky|
|2||The Heartbreak Kid||The Heartbreak Kid||A New Leaf|
|3||A New Leaf||A New Leaf||The Heartbreak Kid|
|4||Mikey and Nicky||Ishtar||Ishtar|
- u/mi-15evil, What is your Elaine May ranking?, reddit. Retrieved May 21, 2021.
- u/mi-16evil, Elaine May and Star Trek: TOS Films Aggregated Rankings, reddit. Retrieved May 21, 2021.