Pairs Well

movie reviews podcast/web blog

December 1st, 2017    

Pairs Well Ep. 3: MASSEDUCTION

On this week's riveting episode of Pairs Well, starring Noah Goldfarb and Matt Severin:

  • Will Noah ever learn to read album/song names properly? 
  • Will Matt be able to convince Noah that grooviness is above all else?
  • Will we learn how to write a captivating episode description?

To find out the answers to these questions and more, you'll have to listen! And get ready for next week's episode, in which we'll wrap up the semester with a pairing of Jason Isbell's Something More Than Free, by sending in movie/album recommendations to

Enjoy, and thanks for listening!


December 1st, 2017    

Pairs Well Ep. 2: The Queen Is Dead

The sophomore episode of Pairs Well is finally here. Join Noah Goldfarb and Matt Severin as they try to dissect the lyrics and sounds of The Smith's classic album, The Queen Is Dead


Make sure to send in suggestions to for both albums to pair and movies that we should have paired albums with! Next week: St. Vincent's newest release, MASSEDUCTION.


November 1st, 2017    

Pairs Well Ep. 1: Fleet Foxes

Join Matt Severin and Noah Goldfarb on the first episode of Pairs Well, the New Worcester Spy's album-movie pairing service. This week, they battle it out over which movie pairs best with Fleet Foxes self-titled debut album. Next Week: The Smith's The Queen Is Dead!


Send in recommendations for albums to be paired in the future!


March 10th, 2017    

508 Politics First Hundred Days: Days 42-49

It's been a whirlwind of a week, but luckily, the New Worcester Spy Editorial Staff is here to help you through it. Tune in and check out our other podcasts at!


March 3rd, 2017    

508 Politics First Hundred Days: Days 28-42

Slow news week? Never a problem with President Trump in office! Join the editors of the New Worcester Spy as they discuss homeland security's expanded reach, the relationship between the White House and the media, recent legislation regarding Transgender rights, and so much more! Make sure to check out our other episodes and tweet your photos of political activism--regardless of political affiliation-- with #iSpyPolitics to be feature on!


February 17th, 2017    

508 Politics First Hundred Days: Days 7-28

In this episode, the Editorial Staff of the New Worcester Spy break down the travel ban, Neil Gorsuch's relationship with Democrats, and the resignation of Michael Flynn.


January 27th, 2017    

508 Politics First Hundred Days: Days 1-6

Join members of the Spy editorial staff as we embark on our journey chronicling President Trump's first hundred days! On this episode: the inauguration, "alternative" facts", Betsy DeVos, Women's Marches, and much more!


November 10th, 2016    

508 Elections Podcast: The Results

The results are in! Tune in to hear discussion evaluating both the presidential race and the Massachusetts ballot initiatives.


November 4th, 2016    

The 508 Elections Podcast: Mass. Ballot Initiatives

In this episode of the 508 Elections Podcast, our panel dissects questions 2 and 4 on this year's Massachusetts Ballot. Tune in to learn more about these important issues before you hit the voting booths!


May 7th, 2016    

The Shawshank Redemption

In the season finale of Popcorn and Spoilers, Noah and Brock check out one of the all-time greatest films: The Shawshank Redemption! Make sure to keep an eye out for some more podcasts over the summer and next semester!


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