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Flopcast 617: 1999 TV Part 1 – So Weird

Flopcast episode 617! We’re diving into television of the year 1999… which is quite recent by Flopcast standards, but yikes, it was a quarter century ago. We have a giant list of every TV show that debuted that year, and this week we only get halfway through the list. Several

Modern Musicology #107 - Changing Genres

Modern Musicology #107 – Changing Genres

Changing Genres On February 11, Beyonce surprise-released a new country-western single, “Texas Hold ‘Em”, along with a second song “16 Carriages”, the first two singles from her upcoming country music album. The song became the first recording by a Black woman to gain the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, despite

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The 2024 Dragon Con Report Episode 2

This month on the Dragon Con Report, we’re joined by Russ from the Dragon Con-Connection: Rooms, Roommates & Ride Facebook group. Time to recap some of this year’s challenges in the never ending struggle dealing with Dragon Con hotels. Booking a room for Dragon Con in downtown Atlanta is no

Cigar Nerds Podcast: The Bees!

Cigar Nerds Podcast: The Bees! Not the bees oh god! This week we review the newest Jason Statham action film The Beekeeper. In science we discuss monkey comedy, tidal kites, and is it legal to build a deathstar. In Nerd News we talk about Dead Pool Wolverine, Twisters, Boy Kills

Flopcast 616 Metamorpho and Sapphire

Flopcast 616: Ramona and Topo

Flopcast episode 616! Kevin and the Mayor of Chickentown are celebrating the career of comic book artist Ramona Fradon, who died this week at the age of 97. Ramona was one of the only women drawing comics way back in the early 60s, when she was the premier Aquaman artist

Modern Musicology #106 - The Music of 1974

Modern Musicology #106 – The Music of 1974

The Music of 1974 This week we’re jumping in our musical wayback machine and setting the dials for 1974! We talk about some of our favorite albums from that year, with music by Linda Ronstadt, Bowie, ABBA, Fleetwood Mac, John Lennon, Sparks, Kraftwerk, Parliament, Dolly Parton, Donny and Marie and Funkadelic. It was also

Flopcast 615 Cher

Flopcast 615: The Flying Cow Hall of Fame

Flopcast episode 615! It’s time for our annual review of the nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame… which means we could start screaming “What about the Monkees?!” at any time. But there are some worthy and long overdue performers up for induction, such as Cher, Mariah, and

Modern Musicology #105 - KISS 50th Anniversary

Modern Musicology #105 – 50 Years of KISS

KISS The first KISS album was released on February 18, 1974! To help celebrate that momentous occasion, Alan is joined by good friend Matt Alschbach of the Rock and Metal Profs Podcast! We talk about the brilliance of that debut album and how it set the template for everything that followed; Matt tells us about seeing the End

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Public Displays of Affection – Soul Forge 314

Public displays of affection is the topic on this special Valentine’s Day release! This is episode 314 so naturally we talk about pie. Why pie? 3.14 is the basic formula for pi. That’s something to do with math and circles. Shawn and Leah joke about doing an entire episode about

Flopcast 614 David Spade Mindy Cohn Facts of Life

Flopcast 614: The Backs of Life 7 – Big Apple Blues

Flopcast episode 614! After a three year break, we’re getting back to The Backs of Life! (As requested by absolutely no one! You’re welcome!) Back in 2021, we started reviewing all the “backdoor pilot” episodes of classic 80s sitcom The Facts of Life. Now as we finally revive this very important

Modern Musicology #104 - Grammys and Rock Hall Coverage

Modern Musicology #104 – Grammys and Rock Hall

Grammys and Rock Hall Coverage It’s Awards Season again! In this episode we review the 2024 Grammy Award Ceremony. We talk about some of the outstanding musical moments from the show (like performances by Joni Mitchell, Tracy Chapman, Miley Cyrus, Billie Eilish, Olivia Rodrigo, and more) and share our reactions to some

Earth Station Trek – A Celebration of Jeffrey Combs – Episode 152

This week join the EARTH STATION TREK crew for a chat about everyone’s favorite man of many faces, Jeffrey Combs! This topic was suggested by listener Matt Sweatman! Do you have a topic suggestion? Call in to the EST Hotline at 307-387-1701 to let us know!! Earth Station Trek is a

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