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Live from Chickentown, Kevin and Kornflake sip nasty black coffee and talk about silly & geeky things.

Frequent subjects include: Saturday morning cartoons, Dr. Demento-style funny music, TV and movies of the 1970s and 1980s, comic books, classic video games, and, uh, chickens. (We like chickens.) There’s also lots of convention talk, as we regularly attend DragonCon, MarsCon, and other nerdy gatherings. We’re frightened and confused. Join us!

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Flopcast 489

Flopcast 489: I Want My Dolphin TV

Flopcast episode 489! Our ten-part celebration of the 80s concludes, just as the 80s did, with 1989. Top 40 radio was ruled by Milli Vanilli, the New Kids, and hair metal. It was a problem. But at least we had telepathic Australian dolphins, thanks to Kornflake’s favorite short-lived TV show, Dolphin

Flopcast 488 Qbert

Flopcast 488: DragonCon 2021 – Beware of Sleestak

Kevin and the Mayor of Chickentown are back from Atlanta with a full report on DragonCon, where they joined all the masked and vaccinated nerds for a long silly Labor Day weekend. They had a busy schedule of panels, presentations, and events, and our discussion includes: The Suicide Squad, Smallville, Doctor Who, Pennyworth, DragonCon

Flopcast 487 out of this world

Flopcast 487: 21 Flop Street

Our ten-part celebration of the 80s brings us back to 1987 this week. For most of us, 1987 means Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise… and that’s all. But the year had even more to offer, if you poke around enough. So first we take a quick look at

Flopcast 486 Enik

Flopcast 486: DragonCon Preview – You’re Weird and We Missed You

Flopcast episode 486! DragonCon, our very favorite annual gathering of the geeks, was a virtual-only event last year. But this year we’re creeping back down to Atlanta and doing it for real! It’ll be (mostly) business as usual: five days of nonstop panels, concerts, gaming, costumes, and all manner of

Flopcast 485

Flopcast 485: Spladunking in 1985

Flopcast episode 485! Our ten-episode salute to the 80s creeps along with a quick look at the pop chart from this week in 1985! Dire Straits were computer-animated movers, Phil Collins was an Ocasek-style housefly, Wham met a weird kid in China, and Casey Kasem was very angry about the

Flopcast 484

Flopcast 484: Robots in Leg Warmers

Welcome to our TENTH annual summer robot Top 4 ½ List! (It’s an odd tradition, but it’s all we have.) This year’s theme is… 80s robots. Of course, lots of notable 80s robots have appeared on previous lists, so they’re not included this time (sorry, Johnny 5) to make room

Flopcast 483 Kool Aid Man

Flopcast 483: 1983, Oh Yeah

Flopcast episode 483! We’re celebrating 1983, which the history books already call “the year of Mr. Roboto, and not much else.” But we did notice that a bunch of actors who played comic book characters (Spider-Man, Thor, Superman, Lois, Luthor, Wonder Woman, and more) were born that year. And we

Flopcast 482

Flopcast 482: The Backs of Life 5 – The Big Fight

Flopcast episode 482! We’re up to 1982 in our series of 80s-themed episodes, and it’s time to review another Facts of Life backdoor pilot! This one looks eerily similar to a previous backdoor pilot, as the boys of Stone Academy get another shot at a spinoff series! But this time instead of

Flopcast 481 greatest american hero

Flopcast 481: Look at What’s Happened to 1981

Flopcast episode 481! Our ten-part series about the 1980s continues with a look at all the TV shows that debuted in 1981! Prime time soaps were on the rise (Dynasty, Falcon Crest), the Six Million Dollar Man became the Fall Guy, and Hill Street Blues premiered alongside 600 other (instantly forgotten) detective shows.

Flopcast 480 yoda

Flopcast 480: Yacht Rock and Yoda

Flopcast episode 480! We’re kicking off ten weeks of 80s-themed shows… because when do we ever get to talk about the 80s around here? And this week we’re looking at the year 1980. It was the year that brought us Flash Gordon, Caddyshack, Pac-Man, the Rubik’s Cube, and a cheater in the

Flopcast 479 Short Circuit

Flopcast 479: Movies of 1986 – My Eyeball Tutor

Flopcast episode 479! With the long-delayed release of Black Widow this week, many humans finally returned to actual movie theaters, where the $14 boxes of Raisinets had been waiting patiently since last year. Meanwhile Kevin and Kornflake are flopping back to 35 years ago, when the only Marvel movie in theaters was… Howard

Flopcast 478

Flopcast 478: We Are Boomer

Flopcast episode 478! Just some miscellaneous silly talk this week, including: Kickball with Kornflake; cursing your enemies with R2D2 ceramics; TV talk (we recommend Girls5eva, Rutherford Falls, We Are Lady Parts, and This Way Up); punk rock with The Linda Lindas; crazy screaming peacocks; fun with a giant book of 80s pop chart stats;

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