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The world's longest running pop culture podcast. Topics include movies, celebrities, video games, current events, old cartoons, silly web sites, and idiotic personal experiences. We also feature interviews, improvised comedy bits, impersonations, and bands.

Greg and Rob in NJ

    • Mar 20, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    • 317 EPISODES

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    Ep 314 03/13/2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 20, 2022 72:12

    In this Episode with guest co-host Lanza...Super Bowl Commercials (Larry David, The Sopranos), Curb Your Enthusiasm season 11, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia season 15, Jeff Garlin quits The Goldbergs, No Time to Die (2021) starring Daniel Craig, the fifth Indiana Jones film wraps, Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021) starring Paul Rudd, Matrix: Resurrections (2021) starring Keanu Reeves, 8-bit Christmas (2021) starring Neil Patrick Harris, Cobra Kai season 4, celebrity deaths (Bob Saget, Bob Dole, Michael Nesmith, Betty White, Ronnie Spector, John Madden, William Hurt, Emilio Delgado, Sally Kellerman), rewatch of The Muppet Show, The Muppet Musicians of Bremen (1972), HBO childrens show Encyclopedia, and the early cable television networks. 72 minutes -

    Ep 313 10/02/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2021 63:00

    In this Episode with Mr. Lanza: William Shatner commands a space ship for real this time, more Dark Side of the Ring episodes including Dynamite Kid, The Plane Ride From Hell, and Chris Kanyon, Ric Flair is in hot water, congratulations to Eliza Dushku and her husband on the birth of two sons, Tracy Torme IS working on a Sliders reboot, Marvel is being sued by the families of their deceased comic book creators, and a Norm MacDonald (1959-2021) tribute. 63 minutes -

    Ep 312 09/19/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 95:00

    In this Episode: Caddyshack II (1989) starring Jackie Mason, celebrity deaths (Richard Donner, Ed Asner, Charlie Watts, Fez Whatley), how AI is used to create video game dialogue, Rob didn't tell Greg he was also at the Rolling Stones concert, was Chad Channing truly Nirvana's drummer?, recent TV series that portray the 1990s (People vs. O.J. Simpson, Cruel Summer), To Funny To Fail: Life and Death of The Dana Carvey Show, Batman and Bill, documentary about the true creator of Batman, Bill Finger, and whether pop culture has now passed us by? 95 minutes -

    Ep 311 08/29/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 65:00

    In this Episode: taking horse pills to cure coronavirus, celebrity deaths (Charles Grodin, John Paragon, George Segal, Samuel E. Wright), Clifford (1994) starring Martin Short, Lon Adams, inventor of the Slim Jim, failed Dukes of Hazzard spinoff Enos, Neil Innes of The Rutles, anticipating the return of Terry Silver to Cobra Kai, Hollywood can now bring every dead actor back to the screen with AI de-aging technology, terrible de-aging vs. deep fake for Mark Hamill in The Mandalorian, Samuel L. Jackson's UNIX computer interface in Jurassic Park, and the Coz is on the Loose. 65 minutes -

    Ep 310 04/21/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2021 66:00

    In this Episode: co-host this show is The Great and Powerful Lanza, shout-out to Tom Santo from NJ Led Zeppelin cover band Custard Pie, Grant Garland's TV Theme covers, dumb "WHAT" WWE chant by wrestling fans for Stone Cold Steve Austin, Don Mattingly (New York Yankees) end of career what-ifs, Zack Hample, the guy who catches MLB home run balls, face plants, new mailbox for getting TTM autographed photos, the goofy names we used in our childhood backyard Wiffleball league, more John Sterling dumb Yankee home run calls, the online sports betting craziness, celebrity deaths (Lon Adams, Tommy Lasorda, Jessica Walter, Yaphet Kotto), body doubles used for movie posters, banned SNL episodes, and VICE TV's Dark Side of the Ring review (Bruiser Brody, Dino Bravo, Jimmy Snuka, New Jack, UWF). 66 minutes -

    Ep 309 03/14/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2021 110:00

    In this episode: our review of Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989) starring Rick Moranis, Norm Macdonald destroying the 1998 Carrot Top movie Chairman of the Board with Courtney Thorne-Smith on Late Nite with Conan O'Brien, our local Kmart finally going out of business, megalithic former department store Bamberger's in Newark, NJ, Fred Space of Space Farms Zoo and Museum died, boring (or interesting) presentations given by former video game programmers, the Rare-developed Dinosaur Planet Nintendo 64 prototype found, Goldeneye 007 XBLA prototype found, Greg finally gets a Nintendo Virtual Boy, box breaks, Metallica "Enter Sandman" vocals set to "Hip to be Square" by Huey Lewis and the News, Scary Pockets YouTube channel that funkifies hit songs, the failed 1985 detective comedy drama TV show Half Nelson starring Joe Pesci, Victoria Jackson, and Dean Martin, the original MTV Real World cast returns to New York, refurbishment of the 1929 Loew's Jersey Theatre, and celebrity deaths (Dustin Diamond, Prince Markie Dee, Christopher Plummer, Mary Wilson, Larry Flynt). 110 minutes -

    Ep 308 02/21/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 21, 2021 80:00

    In this episode: Rob barks up his family tree, horrendously slow Race Drivin on Super Nintendo finally updated to run at proper speed, Chess Boxing, review of Cobra Kai Season Three, the tenants of John Kreese Karate, Celebrity Deaths (Cloris Leachman, Larry King, Phil Spector, Hank Aaron, Alex Trebek), Robin Hood Men in Tights (1991), Garlique, great baseball sluggers, and that time Cliff Clavin blew it on Jeopardy! 80 minutes -

    Ep 307 11/29/20

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2020 95:00

    In this episode: 80's voice actors doing high pitched voices, our incredibly bland, generic Presidental election response, followed by the Vince McMahon election response, remembering our buddy Frankie V. of the Digital Press Podcast, and avid fan and collector of Transformers and video games (news), also remembering Atari historian and homebrewer Curt Vendel (news), new discovery of NES Double Dribble voice samples being corrected (YouTube), did Michael Jackson's "The Way You Make Me Feel" rip off Tommy James "Dragging The Line", Mortal Kombat on the Atari Lynx (link), the miserable Baseball Stars 2 NES sequel, celebrity deaths (Joe Ruby, Bonnie Pointer, Ken Osmond, Sam Lloyd, Thomas L. Miller, Bill Withers, Eddie Van Halen, Ruth Bader Ginsburg), Rob-review of Nathan for You, the Comedy Central 2013-17 TV series, starring Nathan Fielder. 95 minutes -

    Ep 306 11/1/20

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2020 94:00

    In this episode: mega celebrity deaths (Sean Connery, Regis Philbin, Kenny Rogers, James Lipton), long-anticipated crossover video between AVGN and Irate Gamer, $100,000-dollar auction prices for sealed NES retail packaging revisions, the Larry Bird tomato, Saved by the Bell returns on the Peacock streaming service, Keanu Reeves: shaved or unshaved?, Rob finally watches, and reviews, Cobra Kai starring William Zabka, Funny Key and Peele skit: Bobby McFerrin vs. Michael Winslow, Sonic the Hedgehog ported to SNES for the first time, Wrestling with Gaming: The Making of Goldeneye N64, the touristy Cheers bar in Boston, MA closes, Evan Ferrante the Tom Cruise impersonator on AVGN, and review of Netflix documentary High Score. 94 minutes -

    Ep 305 10/21/20

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2020 113:00

    In this episode: guest host Lanza218, we visit the Quick Stop in Leonardo, NJ, from Kevin Smith's Clerks, where is Burger King's Impossible Whopper Jr?, Always Sunny's What Are The Rules song, Shameless and Supernatural series reaching their end, Netflix has canceled everything, the unexpected return of Dexter, state of pro wrestling and sports during pandemic, Greg suddenly discovers his cousin's old friend is AEW star Orange Cassidy, Bill and Ted 3 Face The Music, starring Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves, Ghostbusters 3 talk, Rick Moranis gets punched out in NYC, celebrity deaths (Carl Reiner, Wilford Brimley, Reni Santoni, Chadwick Boseman, Road Warrior Animal), NHL 94 Documentary by Pixelated Heroes, collecting of NES games, when will the celebrity meeting hobby return?, WFAN host Craig Carton documentary on his gambling arrest, and the Sports Pope Mike Francesa retires again. 113 minutes -

    Ep 304 8/4/20

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2020 90:00

    In this episode: will the COVID-19 ever go away?, we're not gonna protest, cancel culture, Howard Stern Ted Danson blackface controversy revisited, that's all the money we had KAREN, learned vs folksy people, old jingle of the episode (Bill Cosby's Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band), YouTube first time reaction videos to classic rock songs, The Rolling Stones Goats Head Soup 2020 album, Space Force starring Steve Carell, Star Trek The Next Generation bloopers in HD, still don't like The Shining (1980), review of Terminator Dark Fate (2019), starring Linda Hamilton, celebrity deaths (Joel Schumacher, Denny O'Neil, Ennio Morricone, Kelly Preston), updates on the Sham-Wow guy Vincent Offer and Billy Mitchell's video game record scores, LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System set, and Kanye West for President. 90 minutes -

    Ep 303 7/19/20

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2020 82:00

    In this episode: celebrity deaths (Jerry Stiller, Fred Willard, Astrid Kirchherr, Milton Glaser, Richard Herd), Summer Rental (1985) starring John Candy and Rip Torn, Greg and Rob old Live Journal pages, TV reviews of Veep starring Julia-Louis Dreyfus, and Superstore starring America Ferrera, Space-X Dragon launch actually didn't crash, movie review of Ad Astra (2019) starring Brad Pitt and its relationship to Space Cowboys (2000) starring Tommy Lee Jones, The Swish Machine 70 Step Basketball Trickshot (Rube Goldberg Machine), scandalous Entertech water guns and the bankruptcy of LJN, AMC Theatres going out of business, SEGA of Japan releasing a Game Gear Micro, hilarious Trump mime Sarah Cooper and impressionist J-L Cauvin, and a movie review of A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) starring Matthew Rhys and Tom Hanks. 82 minutes -

    Ep 302 5/9/20

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2020 132:00

    In this episode: celebrity deaths (Kirk Douglas, Roy Horn, Kobe Bryant, Little Richard, Brian Dennehy, Howard Finkel, Lee Fierro, Honor Blackman, Max Von Sydow), old Nickelodeon cartoon Spartakus, crappy sci-fi movie Saturn 3 starring Harvey Kietel, Kirk Douglas, and Farah Fawcett, badly dubbed Netflix series Dark, Wheel of Fortune episode with Weird Al, Little Richard, and James Brown, how Bond film Thunderball got remade as Never Say Never Again, the non-Stan-Lee-created Avengers British spy show, Tom Cruise wants to go to space for real this time, politics schmolitics, Corey Feldman's disastrous documentary movie My Truth, Scott Schwartz calls out Feldman's lies, old TV and movie casts reuniting on video chats, War Stories series on Ars Technica, Prince of Persia rotoscoping, old school video game engines, From Bedroom to Billions a UK computer gaming documentary, homebrew games lacking proper physics, ONSUG's The Exit Ramp podcast, Rob's guitar tutorials return, keeping somewhat busy during quarantine, and the Nintendo data leak featuring console design secrets. 132 minutes -

    Ep 301 4/1/20

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2020 100:00

    It's the End of the World as We Know It! In this episode: April Fools or the apocalypse is here?, social distancing, Norm MacDonald's speaker phone chats with celebrities, business schmizzness, celebrity deaths (Max Wright, Don Imus, Danny Aiello, Rip Torn, Eddie Money, Valerie Harper), Night Terror aka Night Driver (1977), Cobra Kai on YouTube, starring William Zabka, Dave Merenda and Commuter, The Righteous Gemstones on HBO, starring John Goodman, McMillions documentary about the McDonalds Monopoly Game, upcoming Netflix Transformers series, James Bond games on Nintendo 64, the auction of the Nintendo Playstation prototype, Curb Your Enthusiasm season 10 review, meeting Uncle Floyd, Christopher Walken, Nicolas Cage, and real racing drivers playing sim games online to pass the time 100 minutes -

    Ep 300 7/3/19

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2019 186:00

    The End is Here! Or is it? Join Rob, Greg, and The Overnightscape's Frank Nora on a 3 Hour Tour! In this episode: the origins of the Paunch Stevenson Show, our history with Gerard Way from My Chemical Romance, trading in CDs in the 1990s, our own Bill Murray Stories, celebrity deaths (Bob Einstein a.k.a. Super Dave Osborne, Gloria Vanderbilt, Peter Mayhew, Bill Buckner, Luke Perry, and Stan Lee), fireworks legal in NJ now, the curse of the Bambino, The Beatles movie A Hard Day's Night and song "Dig It", car air fresheners,, ridiculous prices for "celebrity" video greetings, cheating on school book reports, marathoning classic sitcoms (Cheers, Frasier, Seinfeld, Perfect Strangers, Family Matters), George Costanza from Seinfeld vs. Larry Appleton from Perfect Strangers, Bounty paper towel spokeswoman Nancy Walker (NJ diner waitress Rosie), fat pro wrestlers in the 1980s, Geraldo Rivera's dumb gimmicks in the 1980s, Weird Al's future prospects, Uncle Floyd Vivino, stand up comedy impersonation trends, Learn at Home commercials starring Sally Struthers and William Shatner, depressing 1970s sitcom theme songs (All in the Family, M*A*S*H, Taxi, etc.), secrets of disco, Sony hiring an imposter to record new Michael Jackson music, all the new video game mini consoles, What Ever Happened To? (virtual reality), and a big thanks to all our listeners and many great guests! 186 minutes -

    Ep 299 10/21/18

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2018 138:00

    In this episode: The Muppets performers, including Dave Goelz and Loretta Long aka Susan, Tom Cruise live at Mission Impossible movie premiere, avoiding our bathrooms in high school, finally watching Transformers the Movie in a theater, Movie Pass debacle, Oscar for most popular film is dumb, Sears and Kmart memories, Bill Cosby heads to the slammer, It's Always Sunny, Norm MacDonald got tossed off Fallon, Power of Grayskull documentary review, Sony Playstation Classic, celebrity deaths (Robin Leach, Burt Reynolds, Geoff Emerick), Paul McCartney new album Egypt Station, Atari 2600 E.T. is not the worst video game ever, concert review of Billy Joel, Eagles, and Phil Collins, meeting Tom Arnold and Tiffani-Amber Thiessen, Disenchantment, Matt Groening's new animated series, Chris Elliott and Adam Resnick from Get A Life And Cabin Boy, and Action Point starring Johnny Knoxville. 138 minutes -

    Ep 298 06/22/18

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2018 150:00

    Spaceman David returns for two and a half hours of nonsense! In this episode: World Cup 2018, Pump Up the Volume and Gleaming the Cube, starring Christian Slater, Carpool Karaoke with James Corden and Paul McCartney, meeting the legendary Diana Rigg, the latest Royal Wedding, can you understand our accents, Julian Lennon, new Lake Street Dive album, Free Yourself Up, Greg's resemblance to Joe Mantegna, Pamela Anderson, the many roles of James Earl Jones including Coming to America, the future of Star Wars, and what was wrong with Solo, past and future of Indiana Jones, Ready Player One, Counterpart on Starz, featuring Stephen Rea, Simon Pegg likes to run away from me, David Fincher's Mindhunter and Alien 3, absurd Roseanne-less spinoff The Connors, debating the more embarrassing national leader, Kyle MacLachlan and the cast of Dune, Churchill starring Brian Cox, celebrity deaths (Margot Kidder, Big Van Vader), Terence Stamp retrospective and Peter Fonda getting into hot water, Jurassic Welp, and crazy countries to visit. 150 minutes -

    Ep 297 04/27/18

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2018 59:00

    In this episode: meeting has-beens at Chiller Theatre, Lyle Waggoner, Mike Lookingland, Randy Kleiser, Dinah Madoff, Flight of the Navigator main star Joey Cramer issues, why does Josh Charles HATE Dont Tell Mom the Babysitters Dead, Scott Baio to appear at a convention, Lottery World episode of Sliders featuring Nicholas Lea, drunk women, Jeffrey Kramer from Jaws, French Stewart, Class freaks out Ed Begley, Jr., Burton Gilliam in costume, Raj Singh finally shows up, talking Major League films with Rube Baker, sheer number of major actors in the 1990 Dick Tracy film, Mark Metcalf goofy Oscar story re: Sylvestor Stallone, celebrity deaths (Verne Troyer, R. Lee Ermey, Barbara Bush), Supernatural Scoobynatural episode, Counterpart on Starz starring JK Simmons, and The Goldbergs and The Walking Dead seasons. 59 minutes -

    Ep 296 03/14/18

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2018 101:00

    In this episode: NYC restaurants vanishing overnight, lunch busking, MeToo movement, Scott Baio vs Nicole Eggert, Stan Lee is now broke, Steven Seagal has his own bitcoin, Nolan Bushnell Atari GDC award fiasco, interview from 2006 where OJ Simpson sorta confesses to Brentwood murders released, Nic Cage will finally play (voice) Superman, celebrity death (Stephen Hawking), Toys R Us goes out of business, modern Viewmaster stinks, Chiller preview, John Erwin and Alan Oppenheimer message to sick boy from 1980s, NYC subway doo doo, having to drive to Ohio with Lanza after flights cancelled, meeting Arnold Schwarzenegger, discussing Sacha Baron Cohen movies, Anna Chlumskys many moods, and the deep voiced Stacy Keach. 101 minutes -

    Ep 295 12/21/17

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2017 90:00

    In this episode: Live from a Pot Belly Sandwich shop, SNES Classic Mini, Ringo Starr in concert, Star Wars The Last Jedi, Curb Your Enthusiasm, celebrity deaths (Jim Nabors, David Cassidy, Mel Tillis, Malcolm Young, Robert Guillaume, Charles Manson), Lame Idiots of 2017 are the Hollywood sexual assault buffoons (Harvey Weinstein, Louis C K, Kevin Spacey, Al Franken, etc.), Rhode Island and ACE Comic Cons, meeting Pee Wee Herman and the Revenge of the Nerds cast, Wormser and John Goodman story, more JCVD Bloodsport BTS stories, Carl Weathers was under the weather, tv reviews Youre The Worst, Supernatural, more Curb, and Stranger Things, and talking with 1980s favorites John Ashton, Charles Fleischer, and Tom Wilson. 90 minutes -

    Ep 294 10/28/17

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2017 55:00

    In this episode: Paunch Stevenson returns to Chiller Theatre, Rob finally meets Willie Aames, talks Charles in Charge, Alexander Polinski's drama, Nicole Eggert's beauty light, Michael Nesmith, Lou Diamond Phillips, Jean-Claude Van Damme vs. Frank Dux hilarious trial in 1995, Rob photographs Terri Runnels, Don Harvey loves cookies, being directed by Verne Troyer, marker explodes on Johnny Whitworth, Michael des Barres from Pink Cadillac, celebrity deaths (Tom Petty, Fats Domino), RetroCon and TF Con mentions, getting to meet Neil Ross, Jack Angel, Arthur Burkhardt, the Tom Hanks book signing in NYC, Curb Your Enthusiasm early reviews, and getting dissed by Susie Essman. 55 minutes -

    Ep 293 9/14/17

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2017 51:00

    In this episode: Live from the Lenwich II, Tiger R-Zone hand held console, SNES Classic Mini, Greg goes to Canada, eh, to meet Kathleen Turner and Drew Struzan, Tim Hortons, Talking UFOs with Richard Dreyfuss, celebrity deaths (Jerry Lewis, Frank Vincent), 1990 Stephen King IT Mini-series starring Tim Curry, reviewing 10 minutes of the Paul Feig Ghostbusters movie, Transformers Combiner Wars web series on Machinima go90, iPhone X, and yes, Sean Connery is still not dead. 51 minutes -

    Ep 292 8/20/17

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2017 55:00

    Rob returns! In this episode: Live from the Lenwich!, Karate Kid returns with Ralph Macchio and William Zabka, dumb 1980s school fundraisers and the trash you got as prizes, Ticket Center at the Willowbrook Mall in the 1990s, Will Rob finally meet Willie Aames?, Stan Lee critiquing Rob Liefeld and Todd McFarlane (YouTube Video), Scott and Todd WPLJ morning zoo show with Scott Shannon and Todd Pettingil, voice roles of Neil Ross and Jack Angel, ridiculous Game Boy accessories, Monster Mania recap with Lanza, and meeting Jonathan Ke Quan and Ethan Embry! 55 minutes -

    Ep 291 6/18/17

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2017 64:00

    Talkin new movies (SPOILERS!) with Grill Master Alex C. In this episode: Retron 77 Atari 2600 system by Hyperkin, redesigned HDMI Atari 2600 and Sega Genesis consoles from AtGames, Retroblox aka Polymega emulation console,celebrity deaths (Roger Moore, Glenne Headly, Adam West),Logan (2017) starring Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart,Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) starring Chris Pratt and Kurt Russell,Alien: Covenant (2017) directed by Ridley Scott,and the Blade Runner 2049 trailers. 64 minutes -

    Ep 290 4/23/17

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2017 70:00

    In this episode: Star Wars Celebration Orlando recap with friend of the show Asian Dave, meeting Mark Hamill, Dennis Lawson, Anthony Daniels, Sarah Michelle Gellar, cast of Star Wars Rebels, cast of Rogue One, plus Chiller Theatre April edition recap with the Mighty Lanza, meeting Tom Berenger, expensive Perfect Strangers reunion, Tom Savini, arm wrestling Kenny Johnson, Alice Krige, The Hammer, Fright Night, Amy Locane, Pete and Pete, and celebrity death (J. Geils). 71 minutes -

    Ep 289 3/21/17

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2017 53:00

    Co-hosted by the Immortal Lanza. In this episode: Cinema Twain screening and meeting Val Kilmer in West Nyack, New York, Broadway fans, celebrity death (Chuck Berry), Monster Mania report (Wilford Brimley, John Cusack), new esotheric TV series (Legion, The OA), Martin Kove aka John Kreese talks Terry Silver, The Next Karate Kid (1994), starring Hillary Swank, the future of It s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Lanza really didn t like Terminator Genisys (2015) or Independence Day: Resurgence (2016), celebrity death (Bill Paxton), Frailty (2001), directed and starring Bill Paxton, and what's the more well known film, Back to the Future I or II?. 115 minutes -

    Ep 288 1/26/17

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2017 115:00

    Special co-host SpaceMan David from UK! In this episode: Donald Trump, Brexit for breakfast, the hipsters LOVE obscure British television, debating Ridley Scott, debating Ben Affleck, Ringling Bros. Circus is done, Shia LeBeouf nutty protest, celebrity deaths (George Michael, Dick Gautier), discussing the snotty Daniel Craig, The Predator (2018), bad Die hard and Terminator films, The Man in the High Castle, 11.22.63 staring James Franco, Stranger Things, The Experts (1989) starring John Travolta and Kelly Preston, who played Dungeons and Dragons, why Bayformers still suck, and British performers Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer, aka Vic and Bob. 115 minutes -

    Ep 287 1/20/17

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2017 68:00

    Special co-host Alex from NJ, collector extraordinaire! In this episode: Star Wars Rogue One Review, the new characters, the homages, the CGI recreations,celebrity death (Carrie Fisher), James Cameron to make a new Terminator film, upcoming Alien Covenant thoughts, The Man in the High Castle, Mad Max 2 The Road Warrior reunion in New York, featuring Bruce Spence, Virginia Key, Vernon Wells, Emil Minty and Kjell Nilsson. 68 minutes -

    Ep 286 11/13/16

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2016 88:00

    In this episode: Rhode Island Comic Con recap, Jon Voight in person, celebrity deaths (Kevin Meaney, Brock Yates, John Zacherle, Janet Reno), the Cannonball Run, meeting Mel Gibson and Vince Vaughn from Hacksaw Ridge (2016), RICC meets included Richard Grieco, Mena Suvari, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Dennis Haskins, DJ Qualls, Billy Dee Williams, Howard Finkel, Jon Heder, Nolan North, Jim Parrack, Michael Cudlitz, John Ratzenberger, and Ian Ziering, Blizzard of 96, Ric Flair not happy, Jeffrey Dean Morgan debacle, more Froggy photo horrors, Gal Gadot, Dave Chappelle hosting SNL, and Curb Your Enthusiam season 9 being filmed, and finally meeting Cleavant Derricks, star of Sliders, with the music of Rembrandt Cryin' Man Brown. 88 minutes -

    Ep 285 10/30/16

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2016 53:00

    In this episode: Chiller Theatre October Recap with Lanza, Tim Curry, the dudes from Summer School, Natasha Henstridge, The Warriors, Martin Landau, Nancy Allen, Kristin Bauer not smiling, Megan Cavanagh surprised by Patrick Stewart's fan behavior, a grouchy Mark Margolis, Sonny "Enos" Shroyer, jacked Sasha Mitchell from Step by Step, Marsha Warfield from Caddyshack II, Lassies' Jon Provost, and Class flips out after discovering he paid for a Tyler Labine photo twice. 53 minutes -

    Ep 284 10/21/16

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2016 79:00

    In this episode: New York Comic Con recap with Lanza, meets include Carrie Fisher, Jimi Simpson, John McEnroe, AJ Michalka, Rob Paulsen, Alan Tudyk, Milla Jovovich, Kate Beckinsale, and Pierce Brosnan, chasing the cast of SyFy's The Expanse, finally getting a photo with Jeff Bridges a.k.a. Barney from The Vanishing, an actual reunion with former Paunch classmate Gerard Way, driving to Hartford Comic-Con on the awful Merritt Parkway, Judith Hoag, April O'Neil in the 1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, review of RetroCon in Oaks, PA, funny panel featuring voice acting legends Alan Oppenheimer, Pat Frahley, and Cam Clarke, and a Chiller preview (Tim Curry). 79 minutes -

    Ep 283 9/28/16

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2016 76:00

    Special guest Lanza! In this episode: meeting "The Boss" Bruce Springsteen, celebrity deaths (Gene Wilder, Arnold Palmer), getting autographs through the mail, Norm MacDonald book signing, his start in comedy, Rodney Dangerfield, Sam Kinison, Chris Farley, his greatest gig was at a mental institute, funeral home cookies, appearing on talk shows, trying to book Robert Blake for Norm talk show, and another guy named Charles Manson. 76 minutes -

    Ep 282 8/17/16

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2016 60:00

    Special guest Class316, celebrity photo combo collector! In this episode: celebrity deaths (David Huddleston, Marni Nixon, Gary Marshall), Santa Claus the Movie (1985), how did the combo mania start?, the code words of the celebrity photo hobby, met a few wrestlers (The Miz), Class meeting the Holy Grail Johnny Depp, big meets and misses, whatever happened to He-Man voice actor John Erwin?, the future of Class, we find Yoda (Frank Oz), but R2-D2 (Kenny Baker) is dead!, thoughts on the haters, the misadventures of Class and Joresky, Monster Mania (Robert Englund, Amanda Bearse, Donald Gibb), and CT HorrorFest (George A. Romero). 60 minutes -

    Ep 281 7/10/16

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2016 62:00

    Rob returns to go through a box of old junk! In this episode: the Silver Beatles, Abbott and Costello, Wonderwall (1968) featuring music by George Harrison, Weird Paul Petroskey, Rhino VHS releases of Get a Life, George Carlin's CDs, Ladystein- the band that Rob scuttled our Angry Video Game Nerd interview for way back in Episode 106, recording NES and SNES video game soundtracks and selling them on eBay in 2000, who the hell is Corn Mo?, more VHS tapes (Richard Lewis, Pink Panther, Betty Boop, and Droopy), He-Man DVDs, Voltron: Legendary Defender (2016) on Netflix, Rhys Darby, The National Videogame Museum in Frisco, TX, meeting Mean Gene Okerlund, Damon Wayans, Dee and Mac from It's Always Sunny, Larry King, Jon Lovitz, Jeff Goldblum, Paul Schaffer, the real Adam F. Goldberg, and Norm MacDonald, and the indie instant messenger video game Emily is Away. 62 minutes -

    Ep 280 6/7/16

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2016 54:00

    In this episode: celebrity deaths (Michael Cimino, Theresa Saldana, Anton Yelchin), James Marsters talks the Dush, Brian O'Halloran talks Hockey and Clerks, Caseen Gaines talks Pee-Wee's Big Holiday and the celebrity death of Prince, Lanza recaps the Wizard World Philadelphia convention featuring Michael J. Fox and Lea Thompson, meeting Tate Donovan, Freddie Prinze, Jr., and Mark Ruffalo who blanked us, and AMC's Comic Book Men (Ming, Walt, Bryan). 54 minutes -

    Ep 279 5/10/16

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2016 68:00

    Special guest host Lanza218 from! In this episode: celebrity death (Doris Roberts), Chicago trip (the Home Alone and Family Matters houses), meeting John Cusack, a lousy bus ride to Cincinnati for another convention, Macauley Culkin and Daniel Stern make in-character Home Alone videos, Paul Rudd convention mishap, meeting Louie Anderson, Danny Devito, and Steve Martin!, Nic Cage fights Vince Neill, Chiller Theatre Expo spring 2016 review, Meatloaf, Ted McGinley, Dennis Haskins, Nana Visitor, Russell Crowe Story, Rob Schneider, Judge Reinhold clammy, Eric Bana in Chopper (2000) and Love the Beast (2009), and Billy Connolly live in concert at Beacon Theatre. 68 minutes -

    Ep 278 4/3/16

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2016 73:00

    We're back with superfan Spaceman David! In this episode: can you fart on US network television?, Sean Connery and Roger Moore, famous Welshmen, goofy informercial hosts, men with GLH spray on hair, Sgt. Slaughter as the heel during the Gulf War, Hulk Hogan's Thunder in Paradise, Walken for President revisited, The Who, celebrity death (Sir George Martin, Keith Emerson, Lemmy, George Kennedy), David Bowie retrospective, cuddle clones, and the new Ghostbusters movie trailer. 73 minutes -

    Ep 277 3/15/16

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2016 88:00

    Rob's farewell! In this episode: who's worse- Bill Cosby, Charlie Sheen, or Tiger Woods?, who's coming to Chiller Theatre Expo in April?, the O.J. Simpson trial verdict, celebrity deaths (Joe Alasky, Natalie Cole, Robert Loggia, and Bob Elliott), even more important celebrity deaths (David Bowie and Alan Rickman), Louie Anderson originally cast in Perfect Strangers, the new theoretical ninth planet, the virtual reality age is upon us, another broken toe for Rob, Arnold Schwarzenegger takes over Celebrity Apprentice, Trump!!!!!!, impersonation roll call, and what happens next? 88 minutes -

    Ep 276 2/10/16

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2016 61:00

    Special guest host, Lanza218, from! In this episode: our trip to Pennsylvania for "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, Cinemax series Banshee, competitive dock/dog jumping, meeting more actors from The League TV show, converstation with Michael Biehn about future Aliens films, celebrity deaths (Abe Vigoda, "Grizzly Adams" Dan Haggerty, Harlem Globetrotter Meadowlark Lemon, and Glenn Frey), The Monkees return, The X-Files mini-series, Rhys Darby, FX series discussion (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, You're The Worst, Archer), R. Lee Ermey, a theoretical ninth planet, Edgar Mitchell, CIA declassified UFO documents, belief in UFOs or ghosts?, comic book movie talk, Kevin Smith movie talk, and how did Marked Out come to be? 61 minutes -

    Ep 275 12/31/15

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2015 81:00

    In this episode: our review of Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) starring Daisy Ridley and John Boyega, the return of Genesis with Phil Collins?, celebrity death (Scott Weiland), George Lucas is to Star Wars as Mel Brooks is to The Producers, talking with Taylor Grey from Star Wars Rebels, chatting with Mark Dodson from Gremlins, Walter Matthau, Greg meeting Quentin Tarantino and Al Pacino, the "Humans of Sesame Street" event, Angelika Film Center's Shia LaBeouf movie marathon in NYC, a Rob-view of Results (2015) starring Cobie Smulders, the upcoming Coleco Chameleon home video game console, and our lame idiot of the year Donald Trump (yet again). 81 minutes -

    Ep 274 11/29/15

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2015 79:00

    In this episode: celebrity deaths (Yogi Berra, Fred Dalton Thompson), Steven Seagal posting click bait videos on Warrior Zen website, Steve Jobs (2015) movie flops, Back to the Future Day, meeting director of BTTF and Polar Express Robert Zemeckis, Supernatural NJ Con experience, New York Comic Con 2015 coverage, meeting the cast of The Walking Dead, the Eliza Dushku/Lanza photo struggle, Greg missing out on meeting Clint Eastwood, Sarah Michelle Gellar, and Josh Holloway due to a cold, Chiller Theatre Fall 2015 coverage, meeting the Lost in Space cast, meeting M.C. Gainey from LOST, legendary actor Paul Sorvino, star of That's Life, Linda Henning who played Quinn's mom on Sliders, Matt Dillon freaking out, C. Thomas Howell of The Outsiders, Veronica Cartwright, star of Alien, Flight of the Navigator, and The Right Stuff, catching up with Ian Ziering, a crazy free Alice Cooper signing, the great Bob Newhart, a preposterous ransom to meet Ringo Starr, Rhode Island Comic Con 2015 and meeting Transformers voice acting gods Peter Cullen and Frank Welker, also meeting Michael Keaton, Keanu Reeves, and Wendi McLendon-Covey, Ricky Steamboat and the infamous Randy Savage cup of coffee promo, and David Spade joking about the Sandler CDs and PCU. 79 minutes -

    Ep 273 10/31/15

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2015 94:00

    In this episode: old Budweiser beer commercials, the "Yes I Am" guy Eddie Jemison, 10 years of Paunch Stevenson Show memories including past Overnightscape appearances, the Russian who wants to launch a space probe to look for moon landing equipment, the Digital Press Podcast meeting Billy Mitchell at AVGC, our Super Mario: How Nintendo Conqurerd America and Console Wars book reviews, the Retro VGS debacle, the Atari Jaguar, The Resurrection of Jake the Snake Roberts (2015) movie, Greg meeting Mel Brooks, and our Transformers: Devastation (2015) video game thoughts. 94 minutes -

    Ep 272 10/17/15

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2015 60:00

    In this episode: Back to the Future Day, failed predictions from the movie, Class of 96 drama series starring Lisa Dean Ryan, Rob's dreadful interviews with the cast of Hair, a Randy Quaid update, he's Chevy Chase and we're not (Greg meeting Chevy), the Marty Moose song, why did they make the Fletch movies?, Tim Allen a.k.a. Tim Dick, more Hollywood remakes including Die Hard, a Rob-view of The Heartbreak Kid (2007) starring Ben Stiller vs. The Heartbreak Kid (1972) starring Charles Grodin, and Steve Rannazzisi's 9/11 lie and subsequent mess. 60 minutes -

    From the Vault: Rob interviews the cast of Hair in 2007

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2015 13:00

    In honor of our 10th anniversary, from the Paunch Stevenson Show vaults, travel back to September 23, 2007. Rob interviewed members of the cast of the 40th anniversary revival of Hair in Central Park, NYC. He asked them about Louie Anderson and Steven Seagal of course. 13 minutes -

    Ep 271 9/30/15

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2015 111:00

    Our Retro Con 2015 recap featuring special guests Doug Stone, Michael McConnohie, Michael Bell, and John Moschitta! In this episode: Retro Con 2015 in Oaks, PA, meeting Larry Kenney again, author Caseen Gaines was also there promoting his excellent Back to the Future book We Don't Need Roads, voice actor Doug Stone who played Matt Trakker on M.A.S.K. and Psycho Mantis in Metal Gear Solid joins us to discuss how voice acting is done, the looping process, and impersonating Joe Pesci, voice actor Michael McConnohie who played Tracks and Cosmos on The Transformers and voice directed the Star Trek: Judgment Rites CD-ROM video game gives us a great interview and coins the name "Murder Prime", voice actor Michael Bell who played Duke on G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, Lance on Voltron, and Prowl and Swoop on The Transformers talks about the voice acting process covered in his online class and shares his memories with us, the incredible fast talker John Moschitta, Jr. who played Blurr on The Transformers jokes about residuals, That's Incredible, and being paid to shave his mustache, Jim Martin from The Great Space Coaster, Real Life Peter Griffin, and picking up Jeff Ryan's book Super Mario: How Nintendo Conquered America. 111 minutes -

    Ep 270 9/12/15

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2015 99:00

    In this episode: special guest Jeremiah Oresky- master celebrity photo seeker, the beginnings of the hobby, nice and nasty celebrities, celebrity deaths (Wes Craven, Yvonne Craig, Dean Jones, and Darryl Dawkins), awkward back to school memories and feelings, mullets, Gerard and Michael Way, Zap It water guns, Kanye West for President?, Christian Slater, Olivia Wilde, Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel, Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) starring Tom Hardy, Back to School (1986) starring Rodney Dangerfield, Google and Apple map cars, movie premieres for Dogma (1999) and Hitman Agent 47 (2015), Rob-views of Ride Along (2014) starring Ice Cube and Let's Be Cops (2014) starring Damon Wayans, Jr., review of Ant-Man (2015) starring Paul Rudd, what's the better Star Trek show?, convention antics of Lou Ferrigno and Virgil, and more Stan Lee and Transformers impressions. 99 minutes -

    Ep 269 8/29/15

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2015 50:02

    In this episode: a Rob-view of Coffee Town (2013) starring Glenn Howerton and Josh Groban, review of Jurassic World (2015) starring Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt, the Star Wars Battle Pod arcade game, NASA finally gets to Pluto with its New Horizons probe, a Rob-view of Trainwreck (2015) starring Amy Schumer and Bill Hader, the curiously weird Jason Segel, meeting the great Michael Caine on set, Monster Mania 31 convention meets (Malcolm McDowell, Neve Campbell, Nikolai Volkoff, and George Wendt), the Johnny Carson Tonight Show returns to the air on AntennaTV, Yestercades, and the Nanuet Arcade. 50 minutes -

    Ep 268 8/15/15

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2015 70:00

    In this episode: Chiller Theatre October 2015 lineup, celebrity deaths (Frank Gifford, Roddy Piper), the hapless New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith's jaw broken over a $600 plane ticket, Hulk Hogan fired for being a racist, why bring back Prison Break?, Curb Your Enthusiasm returning?, Esteban's TurboGrafx Turbo Club package, Star Wars Rogue One (2016) cast announced, meeting Jennifer Lopez, Adam Sandler, and Paul Rudd in New York, Adam Sandler's album They're All Gonna Laugh At You, and Overnight Delivery (1998) starring Paul Rudd and Reese Witherspoon. 70 minutes -

    Ep 267 7/11/15

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2015 88:00

    In this episode: Arnold Schwarzenegger pranks his fans, Zachary Levi, Alicia Silverstone, environmentally safe Lego pieces, Shatner finally retweets Greg and starts a flame war, another Dush sighting at premiere for her film Jane Wants a Boyfriend (2015), Kevin Smith's Tusk (2014) starring Justin Long, meeting Huey Lewis and the News at their NJ concert with Caseen Gaines, Paul McCartney's Out There Philly show, Too Many Games convention in Pennsylvania, Hori N64 mini controller from Japan, A Videogame Con coming to New Jersey in September, celebrity deaths (Dick Van Patten, Patrick McNee, and Roger Rees), and the recently discovered Nintendo PlayStation prototype system. 88 minutes -

    Ep 266 6/30/15

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2015 70:00

    In this episode: a Harry Shearer/Simpsons update, Darrell Hammond as Colonel Sanders in KFC commercials, Dukes of Hazzard> being removed from TV Land due to the Confederate Flag controversy, apps (Snapchat, Periscope, Meerkat, Tapatalk), John Stamos going to rehab and starring in Fuller House, Jimmy's Seaside Fries, Subway's Jared Fogle says "that's ignorant", Frank Welker and Peter Cullen appearing at Rhode Island Comic Con, upcoming video game Transformers: Devastation, getting a Jay and Silent Bob dual photo with Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith, Jerry Seinfeld's claymation episode that wasn't produced, meeting and annoying Larry David, Jason Alexander feigns injury to get out of signing autographs, hoarders who hoard autographs from Broadway actors, and celebrity deaths (B.B. King, John Nash, Christopher Lee, Dusty Rhodes, Gilbert Lewis). 70 minutes -