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Flopcast 585 Rocky IV Robot and Paulie

Flopcast 585: 1985 – There’s a New Goonie in Town

Flopcast episode 585! As we cross the halfway point in our ten-part exploration of the 1980s, we’re randomly recasting the movies of 1985, and hopefully making them weirder. We might extract Chevy Chase from Fletch, for example, and drop him into the Kelly LeBrock role in Weird Science. That would free up

Flopcast 584 Dreams

Flopcast 584: 1984 – No Others, Just Yothers

Flopcast episode 584! Our ten-episode trip through the 1980s continues, and we’re looking at some very short-lived sitcoms from 1984. Including: The Duck Factory (starring Jim Carrey and Dippy Duck), Dreams (with John Stamos, Jami Gertz, and breakdancing), E/R (not the medical drama with George Clooney, but the medical sitcom with George Clooney), It’s Your Move (with Jason

Flopcast 583 Phoebe and Matthew Private School

Flopcast 583: Never Tell an Angel That It’s 1983

Flopcast episode 583! This week we’re back in 1983! Kornflake shares a goofy 1983 commercial for Dial soap, while Kevin takes an absurdly quick look at the pop music of 1983. It was the year new wave conquered the Top 40, and we approved. (For more complete coverage of 1983

Cigar Nerds Podcast: Beast Wars

Cigar Nerds Podcast: Beast Wars. Happy 4th of July! This week we review Transformers Rise of the Beasts. You know your old when the 90s is considered retro. My back hurts just thinking about it. In science we talk about Chernobyl living, Watching porn for science, the anniversary of the

Flopcast 582 Mad Indiana Jones

Flopcast 582: A Big Disgusting Smooch for 1982

It’s 1982 (in our hearts, at least), so we’re looking at the Mad magazines of 1982. (Historians agree that for a truly accurate account of the past, you should just read Mad. Plus you get to do the Fold-In.) That year Mad’s TV and movie parodies included Raiders of the Lost Ark, Archie Bunker’s Place, Family

Flopcast 581 Supergirl Superman TRS80 computer

Flopcast 581: Compliments of Radio Shack, It’s 1981

Flopcast episode 581! Continuing our ten week celebration of the 1980s, we have some silly artifacts to examine from 1981. First Kornflake brings us a couple of Dr Pepper commercials featuring David Naughton (from Makin’ It), Mickey Rooney (from One of the Boys), and the classic two-person horse costume (from our dreams).

Cigar Nerds Podcast: Extraction 2

Cigar Nerds Podcast: Extraction 2 . Well we called it #rakelives. This week we’re talking about tactical Thor in Netflix’s Extraction 2. If you want great action movies start letting more stunt guys direct movies. This thing is stressful. In science we’re talking about ducking Iphones, sex championships, using wolf

Flopcast 580 Listerine waitresses

Flopcast 580: It’s 1980 – Get Happy

Flopcast Episode 580 means we’re kicking off another ten weeks of episodes dedicated to each year of the 1980s. (So yes, everybody will be forced to Wang Chung this summer.) We’re starting with 1980, and we’re looking at some of our favorite albums from that year. There’s some new wave

BFLTN 83 Magnus Archives and Batman Beyond

But First, Let’s Talk Nerdy Episode 83: Creepy Pasta is No Laughing Matter

But First, Let’s Talk Nerdy Episode 83! In this week’s episode, Brittany describes the various creepy entities populating the hugely popular horror fiction podcast, The Magnus Archives. Then Martha discusses one of her favorite DC animated movies, Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker. But First, Let’s Talk Nerdy on Instagram!

Flopcast 579 We Got It Made

Flopcast 579: As Weird As You

Flopcast episode 579! We start with a little follow-up from our recent Maids v. Butlers FlopFight. It’s the “honorable mention” list of maids and butlers we couldn’t fit in the tournament, including characters from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Hazel, I Married Dora, and more. (Rest assured, we did not forget about We Got

Flopcast 578 George Jetson and Rosie the Robot

Flopcast 578: Maids and Butlers FlopFight Part 2 – The Sassiest Squirrel

Flopcast episode 578! Let’s wrap up the weird tournament we started last week: Our latest FlopFight, featuring maids and butlers from sitcoms, cartoons, and beyond. We have TV characters from the 60s like Lurch (The Addams Family), Mr. French (Family Affair), and Rosie the Robot (The Jetsons). From the 80s

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