Greg and Rob in NJ

The Paunch Stevenson Show

The ultimate pop culture podcast, hosted by Greg and Rob in NJ.
The Paunch Stevenson Show


The ultimate pop culture podcast, hosted by Greg and Rob in NJ. 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.



Ep 298 06/22/18

Jun 23, 2018 2:30:00


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

Apr 28, 2018 0:59:00


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

Mar 14, 2018 1:41:00


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

Dec 31, 2017 1:30:00


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

Oct 29, 2017 0:55:00


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

Sep 17, 2017 0:51:00


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

Jun 26, 2017 0:55:00


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

Jun 25, 2017 1:04:00


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

Apr 24, 2017 1:10:00


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

Mar 26, 2017 0:53:00


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

Feb 19, 2017 1:55:00


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

Jan 23, 2017 1:08:00


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

Nov 14, 2016 1:28:00


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

Oct 30, 2016 0:53:00


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

Oct 21, 2016 1:19:00


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

Sep 28, 2016 1:16:00


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

Aug 17, 2016 1:00:00


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

Jul 10, 2016 1:02:00


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

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

May 10, 2016 1:08:00


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

Apr 3, 2016 1:13:00


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

Mar 15, 2016 1:28:00


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

Feb 10, 2016 1:01:00


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

Dec 31, 2015 1:21:00


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

Nov 29, 2015 1:19:00


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

Oct 31, 2015 1:34:00


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

Oct 22, 2015 1:00:00


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

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

Sep 30, 2015 1:51:00


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

Sep 12, 2015 1:39:00


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

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

Aug 15, 2015 1:10:00


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

Jul 11, 2015 1:28:00


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

Jun 30, 2015 1:10:00


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 -

Ep 0 6/4/15

Jun 4, 2015 30:00


Since we're now in the 10th year of the life sentence that is The Paunch Stevenson Show, here's the oft-mentioned aborted attempt at our first episode. It was riddled with audio distortion by the air conditioner in Greg's car, the slightest bit of profanity, and a lot of offensiveness/silliness which we apologize for in advance. Blame Esteban, he insisted we release this! We recorded this on Saturday, June 4, 2005, while driving around the Jersey Shore in Greg's car, using an old laptop Rob bought from Craig's List. In this episode: Nintendogs, officially released $40 pornography on the Sony PSP, Rob's awful roommate nightmare, the seemingly never-ending spew of bad video games on the Commodore 64, Japan's love of virtual pets and robots, and even more complaining. 30 minutes -

Ep 265 5/29/15

May 29, 2015 2:00:00


In this episode: the defunct Plaza Game Room arcade on Route 46 in Little Falls, NJ, the Mad Max films, David Letterman's retirement, Harry Shearer quitting The Simpsons, comedian Dan Soder's "Macho Man" Randy Savage impression, Kurt Cobain documentary Montage of Heck (2015), bad Michael Douglas movies, Greg meeting the Pawn Stars and American Pickers in NYC, the Montclair Film Festival featuring Richard Gere, Stephen Colbert, Patrick Wilson, Dane DeHaan, Michael Ian Black, Bobcat Goldthwait and Kat Von D, Greg going crazy to obtain New York Comic-Con tickets, Wizard World Philadephia featuring Burt Reynolds, Cary Elwes, Sting, Adrian Paul, Summer Glau, Charles Martinet, and Hayley Atwell, non-stop celeb hunting at NY Upfront/TV week, meeting Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Robert Kazinsky, Fred Savage, Jamie Lee Curtis, John Travolta, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Craig T. Nelson, Ray Liotta, Dylan Walsh, Jerry Rice, Jane Lynch, Jeff Garlin, and Conan O'Brien, meeting Richard Lewis and Artie Lange at a book signing, finally meeting Bill Nighy and Jason Mantzoukas (Rafi from The League), autographs through the mail from Jon Voight and Gary Busey, Rob's adventures in Yankee Stadium, and who follows @paunchstevenson on Twitter? 120 minutes -

Ep 264 5/8/15

May 8, 2015 1:30:00


Special guest Caseen Gaines, author of We Don't Need Roads: The Making of the Back to the Future Trilogy, available now! In this episode: the Back to the Future theme song created with SNES Mario Paint, BTTF 30th anniversary reunions at London Film and Comic Con and We're Going Back in Los Angeles, screenwriter Bob Gale, Crispin Glover's empty house, Marty McFly originally played by Eric Stoltz, Soul Man swap of C. Thomas Howell and Melora Hardin, director Robert Zemeckis, hoverboard stunt crash, NES video game version of "Power of Love", Elizabeth Shue's weird look, Jeffrey Weissman, product placement, infamous 2015 predictions, the DeLorean DMC, to be continued?, BTTF personal nostalgia and memories, and what's happening next for Caseen. 90 minutes -

Ep 263 4/24/15

Apr 24, 2015 1:58:00


Our Chiller Theatre Expo April 2015 retrospective! We spoke to, or about, these celebrities: Don Most, James Darren, Lee Meriwether, Dick Miller (documentary That Guy Dick Miller), Michael Gross, Terry Kiser, Rip Torn, and Richard Karn. Also in this episode: the end of the Ron and Fez Show, Jeremy Piven, Greg denied by Michael Keaton, Greg missed Michael J. Fox thanks to moronic out-of-control autograph dealers, Jason Biggs is not Jewish but is from New Jersey, Greg attending the Paul Blart Mall Cop 2 movie premiere, a Rob-view of Cape Fear (1991) starring Nick Nolte and Robert De Niro, Harmy's Star Wars Despecialized Edition, Blackthorne Publishing's The Transformers in 3-D comic books, Greg's streak of bad luck meeting A-list celebrities, Jay Leno, the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival, meeting Michelle Rodriguez, Steve Guttenberg, Garrett Hedlund, Kevin Pollak, and Robert De Niro, missing George Lucas, Olivia Wilde, George Clooney, Christopher Walken, and Arnold Schwartzenegger, Radio Man, chasing down Justin Long and Amanda Seyfried, and FX upfronts (Chris Parnell, Jessica Walter, and Steve Ranazissi). 118 minutes -

Ep 262 4/10/15

Apr 10, 2015 2:00:00


Special guest Esteban of the Roboplastic Podcastalypse in person! In this episode: The Big Event in Flushing, NY, "American Dream" Dusty Rhodes, "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair, Monster Mania, Tobin Bell, Dina Meyer, Judge Reinhold, Lin Shaye, Claudia Wells, Robert Patrick, and Christopher McDonald, the Eliza Dushku Fan of the Year, Cinemax Banshee, Esteban's NYC and NJ subway, smells, and experiences, the Spanish version of The Transformers, Scooter in the "Last Magic Man" episode of Challenge of the GoBots, dumb names for GoBots and He-Man characters, Penny Power and Zillions children's magazines, the Tomy Armatron, Bucky O'Hare comic books, Esteban's cringe-worthy interview with Larry Hama discussing "Pirate Jenny", celebrity deaths (James Best, Richard Dysart, Geoffrey Lewis, and Stan Freberg), Richard Dreyfus sues Disney over What About Bob? royalties, the upcoming Robotech movie debacle, young people don't know the phrase "jump the shark", Preschool Mastermind in Brooklyn, why Esteban is also called Steve, Nintendo warehouse employee "Robin Graves" complains to Kotaku, the Times Square Toys "R" Us, shopping for toiletries in the middle of the night, and would Bob Budiansky remember any of us? 120 minutes -

Ep 261 3/31/15

Mar 31, 2015 1:06:00


In this episode: our SNL40 review, the Blues Brothers, Paul McCartney, Celebrity Jeopardy, The Californians, Greg meeting several comedians in NYC (Sarah Silverman, Bill Burr, Amy Schumer, Robert Smigel, and Jon Stewart), Paul Rudd performs the "baby bird", Marked Out member Joresky gets a photo with Paul McCartney, Larisa Oleynik (The Secret World of Alex Mack), returning TV series (Heroes, Coach, The X-Files), a male Ghostbusters movie, TV shows, etc., the upcoming live-action Robotech movie, the mess that was Paunch episode 0, Rob's long-awaited Lost review, and Colin Quinn's SNL40 goof up. 66 minutes -

Ep 260 3/19/15

Mar 19, 2015 1:00:00


In this episode: celebrity deaths (Leonard Nimoy, Lesley Gore, and Ernie Banks), Greg always missing Nimoy's convention appearances, Mind Meld (2001) featuring Nimoy and William Shatner, a video of local psychos playing football in 1996, Power Rangers actor murdered someone?, Regis Philbin is really old, Brian Williams can't stop fibbing, Bill Brasky, Jimmy Fallon's Saved by the Bell reunion, 12 Monkeys on SyFy, Philips Hue lighting, Matt Groening's book signing, "Big Book of Hell", Shaquille O'Neal's disastrous signing at a NJ bar, and some guy Paolo Ballesteros using makeup to impersonate famous women. 60 minutes -

Ep 259 2/25/15

Feb 25, 2015 1:36:00


Special guest Spaceman David in England! In this episode: impressions and local psychos, Death Wish rip-off Harry Brown (2009) starring Michael Caine, Spaceman David's Paunch Stevenson Show listening back story, tips on visiting jolly old England, Clockwork Orange (1971) my brothers, new brutalist architecture, Star Wars VII thoughts, Alias starring Jennifer Garner, the upcoming female Ghostbusters movie, extremely long films (Michael Bay's Transformers series, The Hobbit series, Dune), The Clash, Depeche Mode, The Jam, hipsters, collecting vs. clutter, Paunch bumpers and t-shirts, Pee-wee's Playhouse in the UK, the upcoming comic book "Hierarchy" by David and his mates Paul and Nathan Kilburn, Paunch episode 0, bad British accents, popular and hated Brits to Americans, the Spice Girls, downloading JPEGs in 1997, trying to understand the speech of Cheryl Cole and Vinnie Jones, and House of Nine (2004) starring Kelly Brook. 96 minutes -

Ep 258 1/31/15

Jan 31, 2015 1:05:00


In this episode: Paul McCartney collaborating with Kayne West?, "Only One" sung properly by Sarah Close, the lousy Celebrity Apprentice 7 cast, the upcoming Star Wars: Battle Pod arcade game, Weird Al's 2015 tour, overpriced music festivals, Greg meeting friendly Hugh Jackman and unfriendly Sting, the T-Rex at the Toys "R" Us in Times Square, Greg also meeting the lovely Ruth Wilson and enigmatic Jake Gyllenhaal, another Olivia Munn enocunter, Wade Boggs on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and meeting him in person, Tim Kitzrow- the voice of NBA Jam, a Richard Simmons update, celebrity death (Joe Franklin), hipsters now dressing like old prospectors from the 19th century, 1980s lenticular baseball cards Sportflics, Topps baseball sticker books, early 1990s glossy/high-end sports card craze (Stadium Club, Fleer Ultra, Action Packed, etc.), and Danny McEvoy covering "This One" by Paul McCartney. 65 minutes -

Ep 257 1/23/15

Jan 23, 2015 57:00


In this episode: early spring Chiller Theatre 2015 guest list, celebrity death (Taylor Negron), Three Dog Night, NASA probes Dawn (Ceres) and New Horizons (Pluto) will arrive at their destinations this year, dumb Mars "alien" conspiracies, discovery of two new icy "planettes" in the solar system?, the upcoming Pee-wee Herman movie is coming to Netlfix?, return of The X-Files, new Star Trek 3 (2016) movie director/writer fired - Simon Pegg hired, petition to destroy all copies of Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014), the disastrous Galavant miniseries on ABC, The Goldbergs re-enact The Transformers: The Movie, a Rob-view of Movie 43 (2013) starring half of Hollywood, and Rob's Lost-a-thon midpoint update. 57 minutes -

Ep 256 12/31/14

Dec 31, 2014 1:46:00


In this episode: NBC's live performance of Peter Pan starring Christopher Walken, Bill Cosby allegations, Dustin Diamond stabs a guy in a bar, Van Damme remaking Kickboxer (2015), Paul McCartney's music in the new video game Destiny, Zooey Deschanel and Dennis Haskins, the Dark Escape 4D arcade video game experience by Namco, celebrity deaths (Normal Bridwell, Elizabeth Pena, and Joe Cocker), Clifford (1994) starring Martin Short and Charles Grodin, "The Father of Video Games" Ralph H. Baer, Tom Wopat and John Schneider performing Christmas songs from their new album Home for Christmas, the Christmas Ice Caverns in Fairfield, NJ, Sony Playstation 4 anniversary edition fiasco, Sony Pictures hacked by North Korea?, Greg's movie review of Interstellar (2014) starring Matthew McConaughey and Michael Caine, Randy Quaid somehow appearing in ID4 Part II (2015), What Eever Happened To? (Skeet Ulrich), Xmas Rob-view of Prancer (1989) starring Sam Elliott and Abe Vigoda, Xmas Rob-view of Finding Mrs. Claus (2012) starring Mira Sorvino and Will Sasso, Xmas Rob-view of Merry In-Laws (2012) starring Shelly Long and George Wendt, Jimmy Kimmel vs. John Krasinski Christmas pranks, and the Lame Idiot of 2014 (Russell Brand nominated by Spaceman David). 106 minutes -

Ep 255 12/17/14

Dec 17, 2014 53:00


In this episode: the Lake Street Dive concert at Terminal 5 NYC, Greg hounding them to get their album signed, Amy Helm (daughter of Levon Helm), Bob Dylan live in concert at NJPAC, his gravelly voice, playing in the dark, obscure song selection, NJPAC ushers constantly blinding the audience with their flashlights, Bob Dylan's proposed slapstick comedy HBO show, Greg's Bradley Cooper selfie, Chris Pratt overexposed, director John Waters on the subway, new Flashback video game consoles, and Evangeline Lilly's book signing and reading for The Squickerwonkers. 53 minutes -

Ep 254 11/30/14

Nov 30, 2014 1:58:00


In this episode: celebrity photo and autograph combo hunting, Greg's Rhode Island Comic Con 2014 review, world-famous Gary G. Watson, former Miss New Jersey Katrina Law, Stephen Williams from 21 Jump Street, Anthony Michael Hall, Brian Muir (sculptor and author of In the Shadow of Vader), John Rhys-Davies, George Takei, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, Alaina Huffman from Supernatural, Mick Foley, Eliza Dushku again, Mark Linn-Baker, Martin Short, Bill Pullman, Greg's Jimmy Page book stamping kerfuffle, Greg's Paul Simon fail, Adam Eget, Jeff Cohen a.k.a. Chunk, Jerry Seinfeld claiming to be autistic, our quick wrap up of The League season 6, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) selling its own drinks, the Amazon Echo, artists frequently mis-tagged on mp3s during the file sharing era, Joe Dirt 2 (2015), and a celebrity death (R.A. Montgomery, creator of Choose Your Own Adventure books). 118 minutes -

Ep 253 11/22/14

Nov 22, 2014 1:30:00


Our Chiller Theatre Expo October 2014 retrospective! We spoke to, or about, these celebrities: Tatum O'Neal, James Remar, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn, Kristanna Loken, Henry Winkler, Yaphet Kotto, Louise Fletcher, Kelly LeBrock, Sally Kellerman, Tami Erin, Jodi Lyn-O'Keefe, Karyn Parsons, Angry Video Game Nerd James Rolfe, Peter Greene, Lita Ford, Cherie Currie, Marky Ramone, May Pang, The Cowsills, Joe Pantoliano, Hulk Hogan, Jimmy Hart, and Virgil. 90 minutes -

Ep 252 10/31/14

Oct 31, 2014 1:25:00


In this episode: celebrity deaths (Jan Hooks and Gerard Parkes), thinned down celebrities who look weird now (Jason Segel, Zach Galifianakis, and Kevin Smith), the new Pee-wee Herman movie (2015), Greg's lousy/rushed Neil Patrick Harris book signing, Books and Greetings, Danny Aiello, star of DellaVentura (1998) and Moonstruck (1987), Nicolas Cage farting, Greg's review of the 2014 New York Comic Con, Giancarlo Esposito, Bob Camp, co-creator of Ren and Stimpy, Laura Vandervoort, The League, Fleetwood Mac back in concert, Star Trek The Next Generation actors met (John de Lancie, Levar Burton, Gates McFadden, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, and Marina Sirtis), Michael Dorn takes off, Martin Kove's "no mercy" pricing, and Jimmy Hart on the megaphone. 85 minutes -

Ep 251 10/19/14

Oct 19, 2014 1:52:00


In this episode: the band Chicago, a cup of coffee in the big leagues, Mike Masse and the Denver Broncos, Fleetwood Mac's On With The Show tour, Monster Mania Convention 28 recap, a They Live reunion (Roddy Piper, Keith David, and Meg Foster), Liberty DeVitto, Burt Ward and Adam West (The Dynamic Duo), Peter Mayhew a.k.a. Chewbacca, Mario Lopez cancels so Greg met Ron Perlman instead, Danica Patrick, when Rob met Nick Kroll in 2006, Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo in a new Vaction movie and TV show, the Investigation Discovery show Heartbreakers starring Nicole Eggert, Antonio Sabato Jr., Judd Nelson, and Kevin Sorbo, David Faustino's proposed Married with Children spinoff, Stephen Collins's indiscretions, the puzzling and insane popularity of surprise egg videos on YouTube, the hilarious "When Rafi Met Randy" episode of The League, the awful SNL premiere with Chris Pratt as He-Man, the great soundtrack to Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), James Bond villain celebrity deaths (Richard Kiel, Geoffrey Holder), the legendary Joan Rivers, and Don Pardo. 112 minutes -

Ep 250 9/15/14

Sep 15, 2014 1:10:00


In this episode: In celebration of our 250th episode, we decided to travel halfway across the world to Africa! There we caught up with our favorite actress Eliza Dushku and her family- sort of a Dushku family vacation. They began a charitable foundation Thrive Gulu which has set up in Uganda in order to help women recover from a brutal two-decade war. Women were left widowed and children orphaned as a result of the conflict. Uganda was a wonderful country full of so many friendly, optimistic, and caring people, as well as great food and natural beauty. Thanks to friend of the show and YouTube sensation Mike Masse for his amazing cover of "Africa" by Toto. Follow Mike on Twitter: @mikemasse Hey look, we're in full motion video. Cover your eyes! Thank you Eliza, Nate, and Judy for coming on the show. 70 minutes -

Ep 249 8/31/14

Aug 31, 2014 1:07:00


In this episode: our movie review of Transformers Age of Extinction (2014) starring Marky Mark, John Goodman, Kelsey Grammer, and Stanley Tucci, Richard Riehle and the "Jump to Conclusions" game from Office Space, Transformium, angry and murderous Optimus Prime, instant/confusing scene transitions, Frank Welker as Galvatron (briefly), massive plot holes and characters changing allegiances back and forth, overt product placement, what was the purpose of the Dinobots?, lazy coughing Transformers, the infamous Casey Kasem tapes, celebrity deaths (Robin Williams, Elaine Stritch, Lauren Bacall), our Expendables 3 (2014) review, goofy one-liners, bad special effects, our 22 Jump Street (2014) review, and Robin Williams films: Awakenings, Good Morning Vietnam, and Batman. 67 minutes -

Ep 248 8/17/14

Aug 17, 2014 1:08:00


In this episode: celebrity death (James Garner), The Rockford Files (1974-80), My Fellow Americans (1996), Maverick (1994), another Ghostbusters 3 update, Burt Reynolds almost played Norm's dad, prank gift boxes, "Weird Al" Yankovic's new album Mandatory Fun (2014),a Sonic The Hedgehog fan film by Blue Core Studios featuring Jaleel White, the trailer for Birdman (2014) starring Michael Keaton, a documentary about the failed Nicolas Cage Superman movie written by Kevin Smith and directed by Tim Burton, crowd funding for The Death of Superman Lives: What Happened?, Arrested Development to return for a fifth season, FXX Simpsons marathon, the return of the Roboplastic Podcastalypse, the first woman to conquer Ninja Warrior: Kacy Catanzaro, the one-way trip to Mars reality show, screening of the Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie (2014) starring James Rolfe, Kyle Justin's AVGN movie song, what if there were a Paunch Stevenson: The Movie?, MSU Gamer Symphony plays the Dr. Mario Chill Theme, and Hip Tanaka. 68 minutes -

Ep 247 7/30/14

Jul 30, 2014 1:01:30


In this episode: the upcoming Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story (2014) on Lifetime, Dennis Haskins, upcoming Blu-ray releases for Pee-Wee's Playhouse and the 1960s Batman series (info via Caseen Gaines), a Rob-view of To Have and To Hold (2006) starring Justine Bateman, our review of Only the Lonely (1991) starring John Candy and Ally Sheedy, our review of The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013) starring Steve Carell and Jim Carrey, another stinker: Dealin' with Idiots (2014) starring Jeff Garlin, the cringeworthy The Brady Bunch in the White House (2002) starring Gary Cole and Shelley Long, the woefully outdated Reality Bites (1994) starring Ben Stiller, Ethan Hawke, and Winona Ryder, celebrity deaths (Tommy Ramone and Johnny Winter), Tom Wilson's "Sci-Fi Convention Song", Chuck Norris Action Jeans, Dukes of Hazzard Auto Trader commercial, The Counter bar/restaurant serving customized burgers, bootleg DVDs on the sidewalk, Michael Bay just can't help himself (TMNT), the upcoming movie Jem and the Holograms (2015), a They Live cast reunion at Monster Mania Convention, and new car talk. 61.5 minutes -

Ep 246 7/19/14

Jul 19, 2014 1:09:00


In this episode: celebrity deaths (Casey Kasem, Tony Gwynn, Paul Mazursky, and Mesach Taylor), fat baseball players and chewing tobacco, singing competition show Sing Your Face Off featuring Jon Lovitz, Harrison Ford breaks a leg on the Star Wars VII set, that actor who played Wedge turned down a cameo, bad news regarding the Loew's Jersey Theatre in Jersey City, NJ, Greg's Jerry O'Connell encounter, Jerry O'Connell starring in the off-broadway play American Hero, Peter Cullen doesn't like Jack Angel?, Greg's Robert Vaughn meeting courtesy of the Solo-Holics fan club, non-existent ice cream sandwiches, and DQ Grill and Chill's ridiculous serving sytem. 69 minutes -

Ep 245 6/30/14

Jun 30, 2014 1:03:00


In this episode: celebrity deaths (Ann B. Davis and H.R. Giger), The Brady Bunch TV show starring Robert Reed and Florence Henderson, Gilbert Gottfried voices your favorite video games, Norm MacDonald Live season 2, Norm's Billy Madison stories, Tom Arnold vs. Max Wright, Al Franken vs. George Harrison during a Saturday Night Live rehearsal, a Rob-view of Neighbors (2014) starring Seth Rogen and Zac Effron, The Other Woman (2014) starring Cameron Diaz and Kate Upton, A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) starring Seth MacFarlane and Charlize Theron, the wise lack of CGI in Star Wars Episode VII (2015), Honest Trailers's take on the boring Star Wars prequels, Greg meeting actor Nick Stahl at the airport, a second encounter with Dan Aykroyd, and "The Filmography of Ann B. Davis" by Fuzzy Daupner. 63 minutes -

Ep 244 6/19/14

Jun 19, 2014 1:17:00


In this episode: finally seeing Rodriguez live in Concert, Jose Delbo, did we meet Stan Lee 20 years ago?, selfies vs. autographs, the death of Searching for Sugerman director Malik Bendjelloul, celebrity deaths (Jerry Vale, Bob Hoskins, and Maya Angelou), Mrs. Ellis, Canterbury Tales, Barnes and Noble, Advanced Placement exams, junior high school antics, reading adult-oriented novels as teenagers in high school, Sean Patrick Flanery's tweet, and Road to Hell (sequel to Streets of Fire) starring Michael Pare. 77 minutes -

Ep 243 5/31/14

May 31, 2014 51:00


Our Breaking Bad TV series retrospective with our friend Frankie V. In this episode: ratings improved as the show went on, the show's premise, the main cast (including Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, RJ Mitte, Dean Norris, Aaron Paul), guest cast (including Giancarlo Esposito, Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Robert Forster), the Better Call Saul spin-off, episode title easter egg, examing the Walter White character, Mark Margolis and that bell, the graphic HBO show Oz, Richard Belzer appearing on multiple shows as Munch, the green Pontiac Aztek, Gail (David Costabile) karaoke YouTube video, grading the show, Malcolm in the Middle "alternate ending" YouTube video, new FX show Fargo starring Billy Bob Thornton, and the terrible Dexter ending. 51 minutes -

Ep 242 5/18/14

May 18, 2014 2:24:00


Our April 2014 Chiller Theatre Expo retrospective. Shout Out to forum members Mark "16times", Jeremiah "Joresky", Dana "WOODMO", Joe "lanza218", and "Asian Dave." In this episode: another Katey Sagal no-show, thousands of people waiting for Norman Reedus, Shirley Jones, Dean Cain, Howard Hesseman, Lonnie Anderson, Jaime Kennedy, Don "The Dragon" Wilson, Nicole Eggert, Dominic Chianese and David Proval, Sesame Street's Bob McGrath, former American Gladiator "Zap" Raye Hollitt, Sarah Underwood, Gedde Watanabe, D.B. Sweeney, David Faustino, Megan Ward, Kari Wuhrer, Eddie and the Cruisers panel, Michael Pare, Walter Koenig, Sean Patrick Flanery, and Priscilla Presley. 144 minutes -

Ep 241 4/27/14

Apr 27, 2014 1:41:00


In this episode: giant rats invading England (thanks to our UK correspondent Spacemandavid), cosmic thoughts about meeting celebrities, listener reaction from Danny McEvoy, demolition/bubbleboy soccer, Beanitos, The Goonies 2, Greg meeting Bob Saget, Dirty Work (1998) directed by Bob Saget, Lake Street Dive concert at the Bowery Ballroom NYC, portable digital audio recorders, Jean-Claude Van Damme's silly red Predator suit, Action Park returning to northern NJ, classic movies redone as 8-bit "video games", a He-Man and the Masters of the Universe one-on-one fighting game online, Transformers The Movie stop motion re-creation, Cosmos starring Neil DeGrasse Tyson, lead poisoning, and Pat Robertson says we'll be killed by asteroids soon. 101 minutes -

Ep 240 4/18/14

Apr 18, 2014 1:37:00


In this episode: Danny McEvoy's cover version of "Take It Away", the Overnightscape 11th Anniversary Special hosted by PQRibber (, music listening on the potty, Food Should Taste Good, celebrity deaths (Mickey Rooney, the Ultimate Warrior), Paul Walker stand-ins, Danny McEvoy on YouTube, Steven Seagal is a Russia-loving traitor, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nirvana induction ceremony with Joan Jett, Lorde, and Kim Gordon, Cat Stevens, Eddie Money, lead singers who've been replaced, the horrendously disappointing How I Met Your Mother series finale, the Seinfeld finale, our Veronica Mars (2014) movie review, a Rob-view of Clear History (2013) starring Larry David, David Letterman retiring, Stephen Colbert to host Late Show, and Danny and Jazzy McEvoy's cover version of "Rhiannon". 97 minutes -

Ep 239 3/31/14

Mar 31, 2014 82:00


In this episode: Scott and Todd show canceled, "Blame it on Hussein" Milli Vanilli song parody, celebrity death (Hal Douglas), the upcoming movie Console Wars from Seth Rogan and Evan Goldberg, the grotesque Steve Jobs memorial statue, the future Indiana Jones, Ed Begley Jr. returns to the Paunch Stevenson Show, 2014 Garden State GreenFest, home energy audits, the mainstream availability of "green" products, our toilet seat preferences, Rob eating too much fiber, Lady Gaga vomited on, Mike Masse's cover song tournament, the band Lake Street Dive, Bad Self Portraits album, a Rob-view of The Polar Express (2004), Rob's better mousetrap, Leonard Nimoy, Freddie Mercury sound-alike Marc Martel, and our review of the fourth season of Arrested Development on Netflix. 82 minutes -

Ep 238 3/22/14

Mar 22, 2014 80:00


In this episode: celebrity deaths (Harold Ramis, Russell Johnson, David Brenner), Bill Murray's grudge with Ramis, converting film to HD vs. video to HD, observational humor, disheveled Russell Crowe, gifts from Space Man David, RGB SCART cable, 1979 book So You Want To Be A Dancer by William E. Thomas, Paul McCartney does a podcast interview, Mike Carbo's New York Comic Book Marketplace, Roddy Piper canceled, our interview with voice actor Larry Kenney, our meeting with Larry Storch and Johnny Brennan from the Jerky Boys, One Sheet Studios stylized, 3D art prints, Star Wars cosplayers, Nintendo World Store in NYC, eating at Lenny's The Ultimate Sandwich, Adam Driver to play an upcoming Star Wars villain, the HBO TV series Girls starring Lena Dunham, Rocky the musical, and will How I Met Your Mother ever be resolved? 80 minutes -

Ep 237 3/4/14

Feb 28, 2014 89:00


In this episode: 50th anniversary of the Beatles coming to America, Ringo Starr's hair and sunglasses, "Queenie Eye" by Paul McCartney, old rockers making new bad music, our review of The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to The Beatles, not having the Beatle kids play together with Paul and Ringo, Adam Levine's backstory, twee music, Katy Perry's muumuu, too much Dave Grohl is annoying, Annie Lennox scares us, today's fake country music accent, Beatles tribute impersonation band The Fab Four/Wingsband, Ardy Sarraf, sound fonts and "Coming Up" as a Sega Genesis song, Konami arcade game Mikie (1984) using Beatles music, Simon Cowell returns to England, Ringo Starr and Eric Clapton wedding jams, fantastic Atari video game artwork, Adam Sandler resembles Don Flamenco, a Windows 95 infomercial starring Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry, This is the End (2013) reviewed again, and Would You Rather (2012) starring Jeffrey Combs. 89 minutes -

Ep 236 2/17/14

Feb 17, 2014 74:00


In this episode: what do Eskimos sound like?, Nien Nunb, nonstop terrible winter weather in NJ, dodging potholes, celebrity deaths (Pete Seeger, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Shirley Temple, Sid Caesar, Ralph Waite), drug addictions, double talk, Chris Kattan is out of control, What Ever Happened To? (Frank Caliendo), ESPN, 2014 Superbowl commercials, Shia LaBeouf's art exhibit of himself, the first gay NFL football player, discrimination, the Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) movie cast, the uniqueness of the original G1 Transformers, and Beverly Hills Ninja (1997) starring Chris Farley. 74 minutes -

Ep 235 1/26/14

Jan 26, 2014 80:00


In this episode: the 30th anniversary of the Apple Macintosh computer, Esteban's MacBook Pro graphics card failed, Shia LaBeouf's plagarism and fake retirement, Justin Bieber's fake retirement and drunk drag racing, Michael Bay storms off Samsung's stage at CES, TV companies going back to curved screens?, Rob finally gets a copy of Video Invaders by Steve Bloom, upcoming film The Lego Movie (2014), comparing the original RoboCop (1987) to the new version (2014), comparing Monument Men (2014) to Kelly's Heroes (1970), Apple vs. Samsung and appealing court decisions, Microsoft paying for positive XBox One reviews on YouTube, a Rob-view of Blindsided a.k.a. Penthouse North (2013) starring Michelle Monaghan and Michael Keaton, a good article about the history of the Nintendo GameCube, Steven Seagal running for governor of Arizona?, confusing Elisha Cuthbert with Eliza Dushku, NSA spying, Duck Dynasty phonies, Rob's box of sound effects, celebrity deaths (James Avery, Danny Wells, Phil Everly, Bob Grant), the pointlessness of 4K Ultra HDTVs, Christmas car commercials (who really buys his wife a car for Christmas?), who has more guns- people or the military?, video game emulators vs. collecting/hoarding, modern modifications to classic game systems, and different classes of SD cards. 80 minutes -

Ep 234 1/10/14

Jan 10, 2014 55:30


Special Guest Tami Erin joins us for a long-awaited interview!!! In this episode: getting started in show business, The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988), auditions and screentests, singing "Tomorrow" to win the part, method acting, crying on cue (emotional recall), Saturday Night Live memories, working on Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, Tami's favorite actors, musicians, and TV shows, living at the Jersey Shore during high school, the reason there wasn't a Pippi in the South Seas sequel, Tami's careers in fashion design and talent development, doing personal appearances, Tami's infamous sex tape on TMZ, serving as a UNICEF Ambassador, Ethical Fashion, her future plans, Tami's new song "Hollywood's Burnin" featuring Sir Adam Smasher, Steve Martin, and Happy Endings- cancelled ABC TV show created by David Caspe. Follow Tami on Twitter @TamiErinReal and visit her web site 55.5 minutes -

Ep 233 12/29/13

Dec 29, 2013 1:34:00


In this episode: rush hour traffic, accidents, and stupid crazy drivers in northern NJ, black ice and rubbernecking, Grudge Match (2013) starring old men Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro, getting a defective set top box from Verizon FiOS, will we ever get an "a la carte" cable service?, Tim Meadows gets mad at Saturday Night Live for leaving him off a new "Bill Brasky" skit, really bad unsuccessful SNL skit-based movies, Richard Dean Anderson returns as MacGyver in European car commercial "Crisis Averted", Bill Cosby's Comedy Central stand up special, Ed Helms starring in a reboot of The Naked Gun?, the Angry Video Game Nerd agrees with us: Pit-Fighter is the worst SNES game of all time, lousy video games made by LJN and Acclaim, a Christmas Rob-view of The Family Holiday (2007) starring Dave Coulier, celebrity deaths (Bum Phillips, Peter O'Toole, Paul Walker, and Nelson Mandela), what's the point of a "supercar"?, Brian Jude developing a film The Miracle Man, Disney revamping Indiana Jones, and Microsoft Xbox One officials are the Lame Idiots of 2013! 94 minutes -

Ep 232 12/16/13

Dec 16, 2013 58:00


In this episode: no longer needing to upgrade PCs these days, Greg attends a taping of Ron Bennington's Unmasked interview with Chris Elliott for SiriusXM, a John Stamos sighting, the Razor Crazy Cart, our friends' failed attempts at constructing home made go-karts and pedal cars, what would long-dead rockers look like if they were still alive today?, who's your doppelganger?, New Zealand comedian/singer Matt Mulholland, HBO's new series Hello Ladies starring Stephen Merchant, and winning Eliza Dushku's charity trip to Africa. 58 minutes -

Ep 231 12/2/13

Dec 2, 2013 1:17:30


In this episode: listener reaction to Searching for Sugar Man, shout out to Smidge Kurdlebaum of the GunkCast podcast, should police officers wear suits of armor?, Stan's Rants on YouTube by Stan Lee, our recap of season 9 of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and season 5 of The League, Nick Kroll's Funny or Die "The Thanksgivukkah Movie Trailer", the upcoming Need for Speed (2014) movie, our review of The Last Stand (2013) starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, new Baywatch-esque show SAF3 starring Dolph Lundgren, video-on-demand complaints, the JFK assassination anniversary, conspiracy, cover up, and obsession, Greg's video from the Jesse Ventura book signing, sugar coated, revisionist, useless history books used in schools, 1993-94 Boston Tea Party school project, today's class warfare and the never-ending healthcare policy debate, virtual reality, Oculus Rift, arcade games Beach Head 2002 and Vortek, and the Old Jingle of the Episode (Baywatch theme song "I'm Always Ready" by Jimi Jamison). 77.5 minutes -

Ep 230 11/12/13

Nov 12, 2013 1:24:00


In this episode, after 8 years on the air: Static Radio Podcast with Miles Tidal and Bob LeMent, Corey Feldman, celebrity deaths (Lou Reed, David Frost, Tom Clancy, and Hal Needham), Cannonball Run, another celebrity death (Lou Scheimer, founder of Filmation animation studio), Jaleel White appearing at the June 2014 Philadelphia Wizard World convention, Rob and Greg had the same pair of Fayva black Olympian sneakers in the 3rd grade, using 'a' or 'an' before h-words, review of World War Z (2013) starring Brad Pitt, review of After Earth (2013) starring Will and Jaden Smith, The Karate Kid (2010) remake thoughts, draconian Blu-ray disc DRM security resulting in more piracy, The Goldbergs- new ABC sitcom about the 1980s starring Jeff Garlin, Facebook jumping the shark, Rob's invention idea for home security against burglars, our review of Searching for Sugar Man (2012), and Detroit folk singer Sixto Rodriguez. 84 minutes -

Ep 229 11/3/13

Nov 3, 2013 1:37:25


Our Chiller Theatre Expo October 2013 experience! In this episode we spoke to these celebrities: Marina Sirtis, Terry Farrell, Weird Al Yankovic, Larry Storch, Robert Hayes, Zach Galligan, Milo Ventimiglia, Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood from 2001: A Space Odyssey, the Angry Video Game Nerd (James Rolfe, Mike Matei, Kyle Justin), Joey Lauren Adams, Gilbert Gottfried, Samantha Fox, Ralph Macchio, Lou Ferrigno, Catherine Bach, Scott Wilson, Steve Guttenberg, Zack Ward, Chuck McCann, and Corey Feldman. We saw these folks too: Josh Mostel, Weird Al impersonator "Bob", Fake Eddie Money, Peter Fonda's middle finger, C. Thomas Howell, and Caseen Gaines and Ian Petrella in person. 97.5 minutes -

Ep 228 10/20/13

Oct 20, 2013 1:02:00


Special guests author Caseen Gaines, writer of A Christmas Story: Behind the Scenes of a Holiday Classic, and Ian Petrella, who played Randy in A Christmas Story! Both Caseen and Ian are appearing at Chiller Theatre Expo in Parsippany, NJ, October 25-27, 2013. In this episode: Wil Wheaton writing the forward to the book, how did Ian become an actor?, thoughts on a childhood in acting, working with Darren McGavin, the belated cult status of the film, A Christmas Story reunion photo op at Chiller Theatre October 25-27, 2013, Corey Feldman, Pink Floyd, Idiocracy, the enduring legacy of A Christmas Story (1983), National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989), old Christmas movie dramatic classics vs. newer comedic classics, getting "pink bunny suit" lousy Christmas gifts, daring children to get their tongue frozen to a pole, practical uses of urine, a unique photo opportunity with A Christmas Story cast, and the Wonka kids. 62 minutes -

Ep 227 10/16/13

Oct 16, 2013 55:00


Our New York Comic-Con 2013 retrospective! In this episode: we met Patrick Stewart, William Shatner, David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Stan Lee, Hulk Hogan, SyFy's Defiance cast members (Jaime Murray, Grant Bowler, Stephanie Leonidas), and Ernie Hudson. We made these observations: impossible to get into a panel (The League), waiting in lines for 7 hours, rude Con volunteers, long lines for the Power Ranger, Torchwood stars, and R.L. Stine, trouble finding our photo op print outs, and our annoyance with Hulk Hogan. 55 minutes -

Ep 226 9/30/13

Sep 30, 2013 1:09:30


In this episode: Bill Nye the Science Guy on Dancing with the Stars, blind people given guns in Iowa, Richard Simmons now, combat juggling, Dr. Phil's $65,000 reverse-aging CVAC egg pod, Rob almost struck by lightning, the Seaside Heights, NJ, boardwalk fire, David Bowie, Elvis Costello, and Eric Clapton were racists?, Sketchy "It doesn't get better" bully parody starring Scut Farkus, Donkey Lips, and John Kreese, Rob's new TV show idea: Bait House, Tami Erin makes a sex tape, our review of Google Glass, the Tiger R-Zone, the upcoming October 2013 New York Comic Con guest lineup, ridiculous prices for an autograph or photo with Sylvester Stallone, and the fall 2013 Chiller Theatre guest lineup. 69.5 minutes -

Ep 225 9/16/13

Sep 16, 2013 1:07:00


In this episode: Nintendo sends a cease and desist letter to AtariAge for Princess Rescue, methods for physically producing homebrew video games, is Nintendo in dire straights?, the Nintendo 2DS, our review of the Ouya game console, using Ouya to play arcade games via MAME, the good and bad of Netflix streaming, lousy indie films, our review Your Sister's Sister (2012) starring Mark Duplass and Emily Blunt, our review of Price Check (2012) starring indie queen Parker Posey, our review of The Vicious Kind (2009) starring Adam Scott, our review of Oblivion (2013) starring Tom Cruise and Morgan Freeman, did Mr. Wizard debunk that sea level rises due to global warming?, Dr. Kiki of This Week in Science explains that no he did NOT, our review of Riddick (2013) starring Vin Diesel and Katee Sackhoff, upcoming Robocop (2014) film featuring Michael Keaton, Ben Affleck hired as Batman for the foreseeable future, a celebrity death (boxer Tommy Morrison), and a corny news report about Nintendo from the early 1990s. 67 minutes -

Ep 224 9/2/13

Sep 2, 2013 3:36:00


Special guest Frank Nora from The Overnightscape! In this episode: newest mammal is the olinguito, podfading, The Overnightscape, The Rampler, The Frank Nora Show, the Talkboy voice recorder from Home Alone 2, cassette-based telephone answering machines, our useless first computer systems, early world wide web and email stunk, Napster,, the Schwarzenegger prank calls, Fuzzy Daupner, Guitari, Cowboy Krueger, overbearing elementary school principal and her prison-like rules, demolition soccer and the fake stock market brawl, freezing a car's windshield and door locks as a prank, PAPA TV pinball tournament Kickstarter, crazy podcaster parties from years ago, future of podcasting is Google Glass?, Oculus Rift conspiracy?, return of Fruit Brute and Yummy Mummy cereals, corporate raiders and Hostess Twinkies, Drake's Cakes, Entenmann's, Krispy Kreme, doughnuts made with human hair, bread company chain cafes (Panera, Corner, Atlanta Bread), parking problems, Rowe-Manse Emporium in Clifton, NJ, Bankrupt by Beanies movie, the Atari landfill, 2600 E.T. and Pac-Man debates, the magic of early video games, collecting hobbies and the craziness involved, celebrity deaths (Karen Black and Eileen Brennan), movie review of Clear History (2013) with Larry David and Kate Hudson, Woody Allen, how come musical geniuses are so dumb?, was classic rock killed off by technology, bean counters, aliens, or Moby?, Later... with Jools Holland on Palladia HD, how we discover good new music now, Frank's music for night driving in VR,, and Cowboy Krueger songs by Guitari. 216 minutes -

Ep 223 8/24/13

Aug 24, 2013 42:00


In this episode: the death of the Big Man- the Kid from Brooklyn Mike Caracciolo, Big Man interviewed by the IBEW, the 1982 book Video Invaders! by Stephen Bloom, looking at old high school yearbook scans at the Belleville Public Library in NJ, descreening when using a scanner, Harrison Ford to appear in The Expendables 3 (2014), Bruce Willis fired by Sylvester Stallone, our short movie review of 42 (2013) starring Harrison Ford and Chadwick Boseman, our review of Taken 2 (2012) starring Liam Neeson, our Rob-view of It's a Disaster (2012) starring David Cross and Erinn Hayes, another Rob-view of Nature Calls (2012) starring Patton Oswalt and Johnny Knoxville, our review of View From the Top (2003) starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Christina Applegate, the Bankrupt by Beanies (2013) documentary, and Princess Rescue- a new homebrew Super Mario Bros. clone for the Atari 2600. 42 minutes -

Ep 222 8/7/13

Aug 7, 2013 1:04:30


In this episode: The laundry list of movie sequels and remakes coming in 2015, the ridiculous 2005 Jurassic Park IV concept featuring human-dinosaur hybrids, Greg wishing Julianne Moore had been eaten by dinosaurs, Douglas Engelbart- inventor of the computer mouse, She's All That (1999) was actually written by M. Night Shyamalan, What Ever Happened To? (Rachael Leigh Cook), our review of Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained (2013) starring Jamie Foxx, new digital comics of popular 1980s/90s TV shows (Saved by the Bell, Airwolf, Knight Rider, Punky Brewster, Miami Vice) by Lion Forge Comics, "Ascension Millennium"- a terrible new song/music video from Corey Feldman, Leah Remini vs. Kirstie Alley over Scientology, upcoming Rocky spin-off Creed (2015) co-starring Sylvester Stallone, Gordon Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares, the crazy Amy's Baking Company episode, difference between bollocks and bullocks, What Ever Happened To? (Paris Hilton), Shia LaBeouf staring at a motorcyclist at a red light, Rob's gross foot injury, Celebrity Wife Swap with Ric Flair and Rowdy Roddy Piper, Jamestown settlers ate teenager's brains in the 1600s, celebrity death (wrestling's Paul Bearer), "Please Don't Break My Atari" song/music video by lo-fi legend Weird Paul Petroskey, Rob crying when his Atari 2600 got thrown out, Rob dressing up as Pete Rose in 6th grade for a book report, and Greg's 6th grade home made Read Along Classic of "War of the Worlds" featuring the "Rooster Delight" commercial. 64.5 minutes -

Ep 221 7/26/13

Jul 26, 2013 1:02:00


In this episode: Josh Blake playing Jake Ochmonek (a Ralph Macchio imitation on ALF), actress Randee Heller played the mother on ALF's "Macchio" and The Karate Kid's real Macchio, an IFOCE update (Joey Chestnut defeats Sonya Thomas again in the Nathan's 2013 Hot Dog Eating Contest), Larry David and J.B. Smoove in upcoming HBO film Clear History (2013), our review of This is the End (2013) starring the cast of Pineapple Express, why are cameo's featured in movie trailers?, our review of Man of Steel (2013) starring Henry Cavill, our short review of The Heat (2013) starring Sandra Bullock, using a RedBox machine, disappointing review of A Good Day to Diehard (2013) starring Bruce Willis, upcoming Annie remake (2014) starring Jamie Foxx, our get well wishes to Tim Curry, how get away with murder by using blood transfusions, were ice cream cones a bad invention?, life-size inflatable hamster balls for children, celebrity deaths (Slim Whitman, Bobby Blue Bland, James Gandolfini, and Dennis Farina), Blues Brothers video games, crowdfunding for a new World's Largest Pinball Museum in California, and more crowdfunding for the Seriously?! smartphone game by video game programming legends Roger Hector and Al Alcorn. 62 minutes -

Ep 220 6/25/13

Jun 25, 2013 1:03:00


In this episode: AMC/Sony Loews theater in Wayne, NJ, Rob attending the Paul McCartney concert at the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn, NY, old people doing drugs, pointless camera policy, Mike Masse playing with former members of Boston, Ian Ziering is now a male exotic dancer, Steven Seagal is a Russian traitor, Arnold Schwarzenegger appearing in upcoming sequels Terminator 5, King Conan, and Triples, the Italian Ramones, Jeff Garlin gets arrested, Jeff Garlin's podcast, our review of Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), multiple explicit similarities to Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Benedict Cumberbach is a sober Alan Rickman, ripping off Demolition Man, Khan backstory and the Genesis device, references to Star Wars, J.J. Abrams wanting all original Trek merchandising to be ceased, Star Trek/X-Men crossover comics, Microsoft back tracks on their DRM requirements for Xbox One, Microsoft execs calling customers cry babies, and the Bally Astrocade. 63 minutes -

Ep 219 6/6/13

Jun 6, 2013 1:28:00


In this episode: Rob calling everyone a living Legend at Chiller Theatre, How I Met Your Mother episode guest starring William Zabka and Ralph Macchio, Celebrity Apprentice finale (Trace Adkins defeats Penn Jillette), Gary Busey's mechanical dog, The Office finally coming to an end, a Liberace movie starring Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Paul Reiser, and Dan Aykroyd, another post-apocalypse movie Elysium (2013) starring Matt Damon, Steven Seagal is the new ambassador to Russia?, The Purge (2013) rips off Rob's "everyone gets one free murder" concept, co-workers hate Michael Bay, Bay's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles using the voice actors in motion capture suits, Leonard Nimoy and Zachary Quinto in Audi car commercial "The Challenge", David Bowie surprises with new album The Next Day, upcoming CGI Disney Star Wars Rebels (2014) cartoon, Bernie Stolar- destroyer of 32-bit 2D video games, the demise of Sega, Microsoft unveils the Xbox One, DRM: Digital Rights Management, proposed documentary about Atari's New Mexico E.T. landfill, what's with all the NJ roadkill?, our review of Rockshow: Wings Over America (1979/2013) starring Paul McCartney and Denny Laine, Paul McCartney concert performances, extremely high Stub Hub prices, celebrity deaths (Chris Kelly, Ray Manzarek, and Jean Stapleton), - get shipped mystery packages, The Breeders reunite for a 20th anniversary tour, Ashton Kutcher's Steve Jobs movie gets panned, Funny or Die's iSteve parody biopic starring Justin Long, SNES game Earthbound fetching huge ebay prices, Esteban and the 7 Cities of Gold game coming to the Wii U, and Grimaldi's Pizza in Clifton, NJ, has classic video game consoles to play. 88 minutes -

Ep 218 5/7/13

May 7, 2013 1:23:00


In this episode: Our visit to the April Chiller Theatre Expo in Parsippany, NJ, Michael Dudikoff (former star of American Ninja and Cobra),, "Mr. Strickland" James Tolkan (Back to the Future) calls Greg a slacker, Larry Wilcox aka Jon Baker on Chips, Burt Young aka Paulie, William Zabka from The Karate Kid, Tia Carrere of Celebrity Apprentice and Wayne's World, Brande Roderick also of Celebrity Apprentice and Baywatch, comedy legend Pat Cooper, Lorenzo Lamas aka the "Renegade", screen and voice actor Jeffrey Combs, Primetime Sam Roberts from the Opie and Anthony Show, Karen Allen- Marion Ravenwood herself, rock and roll legend Denny Laine, Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork of The Monkees, pop star Debbie Gibson, American Picker Mike Wolfe, Mike Masse singing with Boston?, Norm MacDonald Live, Super Dave Osborne, our brief movie reviews of That's My Boy (2012) starring Adam Sandler, and Grandma's Boy (2006) starring Allen Covert, and celebrity deaths (Pat Summerall, Richie Havens, and George Jones). 83 minutes -

Ep 217 4/16/13

Apr 16, 2013 59:00


In this episode: Jurassic Park 3D (2013) re-release, memories of our small local movie theater the Franklin in Nutley, NJ, special effects still very convincing 20 years later, running UNIX on an early 1990s Apple Macintosh Quadra?, updated dinosaur science, how do birds fly?, Jeff Goldblum's odd mannerisms and resemblance to Howard Stern, did the sequels ruin the franchise?, legacy and impact of Jurassic Park, our surprise that still exists, review of Total Recall (2012) starring Colin Farrell, Jessica Biel, and Kate Beckinsale (dumb backstory, lots of CGI, Blade Runner-esque, lens flares), cool technology and CGI stunts, celebrity deaths (Roger Ebert, Margaret Thatcher, Annette Funicello, and Jonathan Winters), cicada bugs invade NJ again for the first time in 17 years, Tami Erin runs afoul of the law, Norm Macdonald is back with another interview show (Norm MacDonald Live, on You Tube), KickstarterOrDie April Fools videos (Dinosaurs, Darkwing Duck, Family Matters: The Movie, and Sliders: The Movie), Reginald VelJohnson and Jerry O'Connell, and American Psycho with Huey Lewis and Weird Al. 59 minutes -

Ep 216 4/03/13

Apr 3, 2013 1:07:00


In this episode: Rob meant Cesar Chavez not Hugo Chavez, guest list for the upcoming April Chiller Theatre Expo (William Forsythe, Karen Allen, James Tolkan, Michael Dudikoff, Lorenzo Lamas, Billy Zapka, Denny Laine, and more), what ended the band Wings?, being forced to do a photo op with a celebrity, celebrity death (Phil Ramone), high mortality rate of The Temptations and The Ramones, Mike Love firing Brian Wilson from The Beach Boys, a Paunch Stevenson Show miracle: My Chemical Romance breaks up, Louie Anderson competing on Splash, update on the Celebrity Apprentice All-Stars, Gary Buseyism F.A.R.T. (feeling a rectal transmission), Upper Deck putting George Washington's hair on a baseball card, McDonald's with Nintendo 64 or Gamecube kiosks, Fuddruckers fast food chain with arcades inside, rash of apocalyptic 2013 movies (After Earth starring Will Smith, Obliviion starring Tom Cruise, and World War Z starring Brad Pitt), Rob's dream car- the DeLorean DMC, Independence Day sequels coming, Paunch luck: Greg misses PAX East convention with the flu, Capcom revamping NES Duck Tales with original voice cast (including Alan Young), and George Lucas's cameo in Beverly Hills Cop III. 67 minutes -

Ep 215 3/18/13

Mar 18, 2013 1:12:00


In this episode: guest starring on the Digital Press Podcast, happy 10th anniversary to the Overnightscape starring Frank Nora, celebrity deaths (Hugo Chavez and Bonnie Franklin), petition for Day of Rememberance for "Macho Man" Randy Savage, used DVDs bought from an FYE store, The Rise and Fall of WCW, Beach Boys Good Timin', The Best of Uncle Floyd, UHF Uncle Floyd 1970s popularity, television programs that no longer exist due to not being recorded, 1995 Letterman Show segment featuring Canadian gas station attendant Dick Assman, Dick Assman arm wrestles Bret "The Hitman" Hart, cancellation of Star Wars Clone Wars and Detours CGI cartoons, Mark Hamill too out of shape?, Donny and Marie Osmond Star Wars special with Red Foxx, Paul Lynde, and Kris Kristofferson, Celebrity Apprentice All-Stars with Gary Buseyisms and Penn Jillette's magic fails, Veronica Mars movie Kickstarter, why not have a Get A Life movie or Transformers: The Movie 2 Kickstarter?, eBay blocks sending of email addresses on their messaging system, Paul McCartney Sound City Players "Cut Me Some Slack" Video, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013), The Lone Ranger (2013) starring Johnny Depp, and the ever shifting origin city for My Chemical Romance. 72 minutes -

Ep 214 2/28/13

Feb 28, 2013 34:30


In this episode: Stan Lee's Rants on You Tube, Lou Ferrigno and Steven Seagal training a posse of criminals to guard schools, thoughts on Once Upon Atari, wacky Tod Frye and Atari's lucrative game compensation package, Howard Scott Warshaw acting like Indiana Jones, Rick Maurer fitting 100+ variations of Space Invaders on one 2600 cartridge, Playstation 4 unveiling, MC Hammer gets arrested for unknown reasons, laptop computer sweater sock, Umberto of Naples, ventriloquist on 1990s NJ Suburban Cable public access, our video game ideas from 25 years ago, lousy and obscure Atari computer games, was there really a Birdman's Alley?, repairman purposely breaking a Sylvania console television in the 1980s, and Alec Baldwin vs. Shia LeBeouf. 34.5 minutes -

Ep 213 2/17/13

Feb 17, 2013 1:30:00


In this episode: vociferous comments for our old customer service call bit on YouTube, Rob's terrible Angry Video Game Bear parody video of the Angry Video Game Nerd, celebrity deaths (Patty Andrews, Stan Musial, and Ed Koch), crazy Oreo Cookie Whisper Fight Super Bowl commercial, Volkswagon Game Day Video (Get in. Get Happy), Oreo cookie sculptures, defunct chain Computer City lives on in Denmark, Super Mario Bros.: Peach-Hime Kyushutsu Dai Sakusen! (1986) anime, lousy English fan dub video vs. original Japanese high quality video, Storage Wars guy who thought an NES was worth $14,000, Charlotte Rea, Jim Nabors, Back Home in Indiana, Nostalgia Critic and Angry Video Game Nerd show up in a Japanese anime episode, Once Upon Atari documentary (1999), Steve Jobs's Apple car, J.J. Abrams to direct Star Wars 7, Star Wars spin-off films involving Yoda, Han Solo, Boba Fett, Jason Statham/Guy Ritchie movies, where are DVDs for Star Wars Droids and Ewoks, or Disney's Gummi Bears?, Gary Busey's new website (, upcoming Celebrity Apprentice All-Stars, Dennis Haskins, Transformers Monopoly board game, possibly talking to Jim Shooter, then of Defiant Comics, in 1993, stealing samples and promos from Heroes World Distribution dealer convention, and Todd Rogers "Mr. Activision" lied about his video game record high scores. 90 minutes -

Ep 212 1/31/13

Jan 31, 2013 1:59:00


Eliza Dushku in person! In this episode: Dear Albania (2012) documentary, Albania song on Cheers, Kickstarter effort to fund the film, Dushku rap video "My Console", Paunch luck: Skype and recording problems, driving through the Lincoln Tunnel, our Skype interview with Eliza Dushku, Senna (2010) documentary film, racing go-karts, baseball card stores our fathers owned, Zach Galifianakis, Doll House thoughts, Eliza's career path, Russian Tea Room, Wilson Cleveland from Leap Year TV, Albania photographer Fadil Berisha, Eliza's "coming to America" moments, a pilot for a travel show, unhappiness with the Liam Neeson Taken movies, Albania stereotypes, Robert DeNiro, PBS documentary, SAG card tips, Keanu Reeves, Angry Video Game Nerd, inexpensive cities to shoot films in, Rick Fox- star of four TV shows, Mr. Box Office starring Bill Bellamy, getting pictures with Eliza, and we're now VIPS! 119 minutes -

Ep 211 1/20/13

Jan 20, 2013 67:00


In this episode: meeting Jeff Bridges again, The Dude and the Zen Master by Jeff Bridges and Bernie Glassman, more Paunch Luck and people who don't post their videos of events, Starman (1984) starring Jeff Bridges and Karen Allen, our review of the 2nd season of Comic Book Men on AMC (birthday party, Kevin Smith signing, Ming in drag, and Stan Lee), Run For Your Lives Zombie 5K obstacle course run, stuck between a rock and a hard place, fellow NAVA member Stephanie McKeon's appearance on Comic Book Men, video gaming podcast Our Brooklyn Bytes hosted by Leon Barber and Stephanie, celebrity deaths (Hector "Macho" Camacho, Larry Hagman, Dave Brubeck, Ravi Shankar, Jack Klugman, Norman Schwarzkopf, Conrad Bain, Abigail Van Buren, and Earl Weaver), Paul McCartney is NOT dead, Quincy, M.E., the 1987 computer game Earl Weaver Baseball, Robert Duncan McNeill's 666 Park Avenue was canceled, the Paunch show archive created by Frank Nora of, Stefani Germanotta (pre-Lady Gaga) performing Led Zeppelin's "D'yer Maker" in NYC in January 2006, Eddie Brickell's "Good Times" music video on Windows 95 CDs, a listener email from Led Zeppelin cover band Custard Pie and That Confounded Bridge guitarist Kevin Nay, and Paunch Twitter retweeted by It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia star Glenn Howerton (our photo collage showing Glenn's uncanny resemblance to Lindsey Buckingham). 67 minutes -

Ep 210 12/31/12

Dec 31, 2012 55:00


In this episode: Bond on Bond by Roger Moore, meeting Sir Moore at his book signing at Barnes and Noble on Fifth Ave. in NYC, what does Paunch fan spacemandavid sound like?, various British accents, more Paunch Luck video/photo fails, our movie review of Skyfall (2012) starring Daniel Craig, English homes having nick names, homages to old Bond films, Joey Buttafuoco on Judge Alex, Eliza Dushku shooting a new pilot for The Saint, Sean Connery at the US Open with Andy Murray and Sir Alex Ferguson, Penn Jillette's new book Every Day is an Atheist Holiday, meeting Penn at his book signing at Barnes and Noble on Warren St. in NYC, his Celebrity Apprentice thoughts, our rant on Kevin Clash and Elmo, TruTV's Killer Karaoke hosted by Steve-O, Dennis Haskins still getting work, LEGO Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out (2012) animated movie, our Lame Idiot of the Year award goes to Donald Trump, and the upcoming masterpiece film After Earth (2013) starring Will and Jaden Smith. 55 minutes -

Ep 209 12/15/12

Dec 15, 2012 55:00


In this episode: we're once again "live" from the Burger King parking lot in Nutley, NJ, our movie review of Wreck-It Ralph (2012), expecting a bigger classic video game homage, cast including John C. Reilly, Jack McBrayer, Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch, Alan Tudyk, and Adam Carolla, video game character cameos, Pac-Man kill screen, the Disney animated short Paperman, Billy Connolly to appear (at some point) in The Hobbit movie trilogy, our updated review of Creepshow (1982) starring Leslie Nielsen, Ted Danson, and Stephen King, revisting Chasing Ghosts: Beyond the Arcade (2007), Todd Rogers's tarantulas, Steve Sanders's made up Donkey Kong high score, and Robert Mruczek's erotic art, Coach Ron Bailey, our review of the High Score (2006) documentary, William Carlton's failed Missile Command record breaking attempts, our initial review of the new Nintendo Wii U video game console, the useless demo kiosk with one playable game, Rayman Legends, the 5 GB required system update at launch, reality TV show Baggage finding dates for a Nazi, and the Angry Video Game Nerd movie trailer. 55 minutes -

Ep 208 12/4/12

Dec 4, 2012 66:00


Welcoming back NJ author Caseen Gaines, writer of Inside Pee-wee's Playhouse: The Untold, Unauthorized, and Unpredictable Story of a Pop Phenomenon! and soon to be new book A Christmas Story: The Making of a Holiday Classic! Please support Caseen's new Kickstarter Project before December 26th to help him fund upcoming promotional events! In this episode: the success of Caseen's book Inside Pee-Wee's Playhouse, working with publisher ECW Press, book promotion, scary Tim Burton movies, when and why do movies and TV shows fade out of pop culture?, re-runs and constant TV franchise reboots, Bronies, Caseen's upcoming book A Christmas Story: The Making of a Holiday Classic, the Christmas Story House near Cleveland, Ohio, Caseen's book release coinciding with the 30th anniversary of the film, his $20,000 Kickstarter to help promote the book, his Kickstarter rewards including Christmas cards designed by Ian Petrella, Caseen appearing on the TV Guide Network, the still tight-knit cast, the first sequel My Summer Story (1994) starring Charles Grodin, the second sequel Christmas Story 2 (2012) starring Daniel Stern, Jean Shepherd's original A Christmas Story book, the enduring legacy of A Christmas Story, and the full length version of the 1970 Night Before Christmas Read-Along Classic. 66 minutes -

Ep 207 11/23/12

Nov 23, 2012 92:00


Part 2 of our 7th Anniversary Hoopla! Thanks to all the celebrities who appeared! In this episode: we meet Weird Al Yankovic, Weird Al: The Book, finding a Weird Al LP in a messy used record store, Al's least favorite album Polka Party!, Scotti Brothers Records, Crazy Eddie (his prices were insane!), bantering around with Weird Al, meeting friend and fellow NJ podcaster Brian Jude at the signing, Weird Al recording "Smells like Nirvana" instead of "Snack All Night", how "I Lost on Jeopardy" revived the real Jeopardy! game show, The Weird Al Show (1997) on CBS, our trip to Chiller Theatre Expo 2012 in Parsippany, NJ, getting a picture with Tom Wopat a.k.a. Luke Duke, "Screech" Dustin Diamond teaching us a bar bet, Ian Ziering of Beverly Hills, 90210 seated in the horror room, John Wayne Bobbitt trying to talk to us, meeting nice guy Andrew McCarthy, star of Weekend at Bernie's II (1993), meeting pop singer Samantha Fox, meeting a grumpy Frank Vincent, meeting Bronson Pinchot from Perfect Strangers, old ABC TGIF trading cards Laffs, Penny Marshall hiding from our camera, talking with Robert Duncan McNeill from Star Trek: Voyager, meeting a disinterested Shannon Elizabeth from American Pie (1999), meeting Lethal Weapon's Danny Glover, talking with the original voice of Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, Caroll Spinney, the upcoming Caroll Spinney documentary I Am Big Bird (2013), our interview with Samantha Fox, campaign to save wild tigers, and our new interview techniques. 92 minutes -

Ep 206 11/14/12

Nov 14, 2012 66:00


Part 1 of our 7th Anniversary Hoopla! In this episode: Hurricane Sandy, George Lucas selling LucasFilm to Disney, what does the future hold for Star Wars?, Esteban's theory about the Otaking Star Wars anime short, Episode VII - return of Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, and Billy Dee Williams?, Star Wars Dark Empire, the recent Thundercats Cartoon Network show canceled, a celebrity death (Pascual Gross Perez), colorizing antique black and white photos, Lance Amstrong caught cheating, Google Translate's Optimus Prime Easter egg, Greg meets Pete Townshend of The Who, 2012 Presidential Election, an angry Who fan who didn't get his picture signed, New York Comic Con 2012, avoiding a crazy person on the ferry, Greg gets autographs from Stan Lee, Sean Astin, and Christopher Lloyd, another Sears portrait photo with Christopher Lloyd, meeting Bob Budiansky by chance, the "Who is Paunch Stevenson?" question, Chris Elliott a no-show, and "The Star Wars That I Used To Know" Gotye parody. 66 minutes -

Ep 205 10/28/12

Oct 31, 2012 70:00


Special guest Matt Lambros, photographer of abandoned classic movie theaters! Follow Matt's work on his blog In this episode: Howard Phillips the Game Master, Howard's Know-It-All Kickstarter, David Crane's $900,000 jungle game Kickstarter, David Blane's electrocution stunt, introducing NYC-based photographer Matt Lambros, how did he start photographing abandoned theaters?, his camera setup, Loews Wonder Theaters, what some theaters have been converted to today, photography insurance for treacherous buildings, causes for the demise of the classic theaters, Village East Cinema in Manhattan, atmospheric theaters, movie studios digitizing and discarding their original film, Matt's future book plans, exploration and shooting techniques, the Uptown Theater in Chicago, Matt's lecture tours for the Atlas Obscura Society, sewer spelunkers, the Old Jingle of the Episode ("Don't Forget to Watch the Movie" by Sesame Street Muppets), What Ever Happened To? (Frankie Muniz), celebrities racing cars again, What Ever Happened To? (Yasmine Bleeth), Rob's idea of forcing reality competition show judges to compete alongside the contestants, people being paid to camp out in line for the iPhone 5, one of Acclaim's old marketing stunts (naming a baby "Turok" after the Turok the Dinosaur Hunter video game), nobody ever told Rob that medical thermometers don't have red mercury, Led Zeppelin finally releasing 2007 concert movie Celebration Day, our get-well wish to Stan Lee, today's pop songs droning on far too long, why the Giants and Jets are New York teams if they play in New Jersey?, building new billion dollar stadiums, and the 2012 replacement NFL referee fiasco. 70 minutes -

Ep 204 10/14/12

Oct 14, 2012 57:00


World champion safe cracker Jeff Sitar opens Rob's 111-year-old safe! In this episode: Rob's bars of silver, not keeping the boxes to our old toys growing up, Dave Coulier farting on the Full House set, the Full House cast reunion, the faux cast replacement for It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, opening Rob's antique safe, the defunct Victor Safe and Lock Company, introducing World Champion Safe Cracker Jeff Sitar (, Jeff's background in safe cracking, working as a consultant on action/heist movies, being featured on Discovery Channel, History Channel, Good Morning America, etc., bank vault safeguards, what's Rob's safe worth?, Jeff's martial arts training, Bruce Lee, Rob-B-Hood (2006) starring Jackie Chan, Horatio Sanz vs. Kevin Smith, an amazing fan-made Star Wars Tie Fighter animation by Otaking77077, where CGI cartoon shows have gone wrong, the Coleco Dukes of Hazzard Power Cycle, toy and video game prices in 1983, and Game Show Network's dating show Baggage hosted by Jerry Springer. 57 minutes -

Ep 203 9/30/12

Sep 30, 2012 59:00


Special guest Bob Budiansky- acclaimed comic book writer, editor, and artist! In this episode: confusion about Peter Cullen's age on Wikipedia, the Star Wars Detours animated show from the Robot Chicken team, our interview with Bob Budiansky, his experience working with Hasbro, early expectations for the Transformers toy line, how Bob got involved with the comic book, rushing to develop the original 26 Transformers characters in 1983, limited coloring techniques in 1980s comics, "knocking out" background characters, the inspiration behind Bob's Sleepwalker Marvel comic series, former Marvel editor-in-chief Jim Shooter, the anti-Super Man, the work atmosphere at Marvel Comics, receiving a fan letter for Transformers from Stan Lee, getting to work with Stan Lee, Marvel Universe trading cards by Impel, Bob's life after leaving Marvel, changes in the comic book industry, the overuse of comic book gimmicks in the early 1990s, Rob's movie review of Mr. Holland's Opus (1995) starring Richard Dreyfuss, the new musical chairs-themed game show Oh Sit!, Greg's movie review of Underworld: Awakening (2012) starring Kate Beckinsale, Shia LaBeouf inspired to act by Steven Seagal, Nicolas Cage being sued for not returning rental DVDs, a stupid style redux (short-shorts with pockets hanging out), Tom Green's stand-up comedy, a Transformers collector on Pawn Stars, and The Burn hosted by a disheveled Jeffrey Ross. 59 minutes -

Ep 202 9/16/12

Sep 16, 2012 51:00


In this episode: our review of The Expendables 2 (2012) starring Sylvester Stallone, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Chuck Norris, Jason Statham, Bruce Willis, and Arnold Schwarzenegger, lots of guns and people getting shot, even more blood and gore, Dolph Lundgren's chemical engineering degree coming in handy, Chuck Norris facts, Van Damme's accent, the high number of Indiana Jones references, "classic" combat, our ideas for the next sequel, the trailer for Seven Psychopaths (2012) ripping off David Spade's Lost and Found (1999), a 100-year-old locked safe in Rob's basement, world champion safe cracker Jeff Sitar, opening the safe on the air in a future episode, Nintendo Power magazine ceasing publication (1988-2012), Rob's attempt to sell a huge crate of old issues, being duped into buying bad video games by Nintendo Power's previews and reviews, Rob's dog eating cat vomit, celebrity deaths (William Windom, Tony Scott, Neil Armstrong, Phyllis Diller, and Michael Clarke Duncan), Jesse Ventura's "poisoned bottle water" conspiracy, the origin of the expression "the whole nine yards", Greg meeting John Schneider of Dukes of Hazzard and Smallville, problems getting a good picture with him, deciding what items to get signed, Greg's home-made Dukes of Hazzard birthday cake from 1982, and Weezer's rendition of the Dukes of Hazzard theme song. 51 minutes -

Ep 201 8/23/12

Aug 23, 2012 96:30


Special guests Joe Santulli (co-founder of Digital Press, Classic Gaming Expo, and the Video Game History Museum) and Frankie V. (co-host of the Digital Press video game podcast)! In this episode: celebrity deaths (Sally Ride, Leroy Neiman, Rodney King, Ernest Borgnine, Nora Ephron, Sherman Hemsley, and Sage Stallone), Steve Martin and Steven Seagal doing bad Italian accents, the lights turned out on Bruce Springsteen's concert with Paul McCartney in London, the High Score (2006) documentary, Missile Command, was The King of Kong (starring Billy Mitchell and Steve Wiebe) a fraud?, a YouTube video featuring accusations by video game record holder Dwayne Richard, former and current Donkey Kong champs Tim Sczerby and Hank Chien, the Twin Galaxies video game record board, would a dog raise a human baby?, What Ever Happened To? (Teri Hatcher, Lauren Graham, and Carlos Mencia), Gallagher does a GEICO commercial, Sugar Daddy and other bad hard candy, annoying door-to-door cable television salespeople, knowledgeable forum, Dolph Lundgren is actually a chemical engineer, Fred Willard may or may not have pulled a Pee-wee Herman, Rob invented dine-in movie theaters, poor presentation of a film at an AMC theater, our interview with founder of Digital Press Videogames Joe Santulli, his decision to go from game collector to retailer, what does his wife think of his collecting?, Atari Airborne Avenger pinball wall art, what you'll find in the Digital Press store in Clifton, NJ, rare and unique items "in the wild" traded into the store, video game grading services, monthly NAVA (North Atlantic Videogame Aficionados) gatherings, the concept behind the Video Game History Museum, is the future of gaming fully downloadable content?, promoting the community aspect of gaming, our interview with Frankie V. of the Digital Press Video Game Podcast, gory horror arcade game Chiller by Exidy, the Atari Lynx, great Lynx games like Electrocop, is Sony's PlayStation Vita this generation's Lynx?, the open platform game system Ouya, a return to hobby-developed gaming like in the 1980s, Android and iOS gaming vs. traditional portable consoles, and "crowdsourcing" via Kickstarter. 96.5 minutes -

Ep 200 8/9/12

Aug 9, 2012 2:36:00


Special guest Esteban from Please Save Me Robots! In this episode: long time listener Esteban in Florida returns!, difficulties keeping track of listeners, nicknames for Paunch listeners, where do our show topics come from?, Rob's pop culture deficiencies, our Stan Lee impersonation, a 1977 Stan Lee interview, our old recording secrets, Paunch in Time (Cuban Missile Crisis), the genesis of Esteban's Roboplastic Apocalypse podcast, Esteban meeting legendary cartoon voice actors at conventions, Gregg Berger (Grimlock from The Transformers) disrespected by cosplayers, the location of the Botcon conventions, old age of Peter Cullen, Frank Welker, and Michael Bell, will they turn gray when they die?, thoughts on meeting and interviewing quasi-celebrities, tidbits about our Ted Danson and Ed Begley Jr. interviews, the Paunch Show archive, the Target Deli, backstory of Rob meeting Britta Phillips, the Old Jingles of the Episode (the "Galaxy Glue" song from The Incredible Shrinking Woman and the Zoobilee Zoo theme song), Esteban seeking out Optimus Prime's creator, Transformers model kits by Revell, the reason certain robots in Transformers catalogs never appeared on the cartoon show, our review of the Transformers: Prime animated show (slow pacing, Frank Welker's Megatron voice, lack of robots, etc.), Hasbro's poor handling of the Transformers franchise, our review of the new ThunderCats series on Cartoon Network (art and music quality, non-talking Shnarf, strong backstories, etc.), Esteban meeting and aggravating Larry Kenney (original voice of Lion-O), people not posting photos of their celebrity encounters online for the public to see, the Beardo, our brief review of the new Tron: Uprising cartoon, the newly released "classic" yet low quality Voltron toys, the complicated origins of the original Voltron cartoon, the Transformers Generation 1 re-released toys, and other 1980s robot toys that deserve credit (Gobots, Robo Force, Zoids, and Starriors). 156 minutes -

Ep 199 7/16/12

Jul 19, 2012 89:00


In this episode: a celebrity death (Andy Griffith), the questionable courtroom antics of Ben Matlock, What Ever Happened To? (Hal Sparks), Love Connection hosted by Chuck Woolery, What Ever Happened To? (Barret Oliver, star of The NeverEnding Story and D.A.R.Y.L.), Tom Cruise getting another divorce (Katie Holmes), middle-aged former action stars going mental, more remakes coming (Robocop, Total Recall, and Mad Max), former soccer player and current commentator Steve "Maca" McManaman talkng like Paul McCartney, Stan Lee's cameo on the Muppet Babies cartoon, The Trial of the Incredible Hulk (1989) starring Lou Ferrigno, Get A Life the complete series finally coming to DVD!, sitcoms without laugh tracks, mattress companies all starting with the letter "S", a Brett Butler update, SyFy TV movie Bigfoot (2012) starring Barry Williams and Danny Bonaduce, What Ever Happened To? (Kel Mitchell from Keenan and Kel), dumb 1990s rumors involving side effects of drinking too much Arizona iced tea, local NJ competitive eater Maria Edible, a Kickstarter project for an updated version of the classic 1983 video game M.U.L.E., creator of the game Dan Bunton a.k.a. Danielle Bunten Berry, Stan Lee is Cameo Man, What Ever Happened To? (competitive eater Kate Stelnick), the current Canadian lousy pop song invasion, the "Call Me Maybe" craze by Carly Rae Jepsen, the new Beach Boys album That's Why God Made the Radio (2012), the upcoming Disney animated video-game-themed movie Wreck-It Ralph (2012), the various voice acting styles of Super Mario, our movie review of Prometheus (2012) directed by Ridley Scott, the Greek god Prometheus being a trickster, early development involving James Cameron, fan reaction, comparison to the previous Alien films, source of backstory, ancient alien concept, fuzzy math, scary moment, a race of angry Mr. Cleans, and the quality of the IMAX 3D presentation. 89 minutes -

Ep 198 7/4/12

Jul 4, 2012 55:00


In this episode: celebrity deaths (Ray Bradbury, Richard Dawson), Paunch Stevenson Family Feud starring Richard Dawson, Old has been celebrities featuring Lou Ferrigno, Stan Lee, Sean Connery, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Louie Anderson, Old cartoon characters featuring Megatron, Starscream, Peter Griffin, ALF, and Lion-O, the Dueling Dr. Phils return to sing "Poker Face" by Lady Gaga, "California Gurls" by Katy Perry, "Rolling in the Deep" by Adele, and "Starships" by Nicki Minaj, TV commericals interrupting other commercials, What Ever Happened To? (Jake Steinfeld, a.k.a. Big Brother Jake, a.k.a. Body by Jake), our nicknames for middle school janitors, the Pramp-Pramp Posse (P.P.P.), canceled television shows coming back years later and viewers not caring, Futurama, Family Guy, Arrested Development, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?, Apple stealing Rob's idea for the iPad from 1988, What Ever Happened To? (Vin Diesel and Shia LeBouf), Phil Collins- the world's largest Civil War memorabilia collector, recalling David Duchovny in Zoolander (2001), the dumb "two cups and a string" telephone science experiment, Namco's Flamin' Finger arcade game is a scam, and the old jingle of the episode ("Garden of Your Mind" by Mister Rogers). 55 minutes -

Ep 197 6/17/12

Jun 17, 2012 49:30


Special guests Jim from the Silverball Pinbal Museum, Michael Zapcic from Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash and AMC's Comic Book Men, and Ken from Yestercades! In this episode: the thrilling conclusion to Episode 196, our Yestercades theme song, our review of the Silverball Pinball Museum in Asbury Park, NJ, playing old and rare pinball games, comparison to Austin, Texas, pinball arcade by The Overnightscape's Frank Nora, our interview with Jim of Silverball (origin of the arcade, where the games come from, what regular customers think?, etc.), our visit to Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash comic book store in Red Bank, NJ, our interview with Michael Zapcic- star of Comic Book Men, cooky customers and the background history of the store, how are comic books valued?, future of the comic book business, the upcoming second season of Comic Book Men on AMC, listen to Mike and Ming every Thursday on the "I Sell Comics!" podcast (part of the Smodcast Network), our visit to the Yestercades classic arcade in Red Bank, NJ, a quick rundown of the games including Baby Pac-man!, our interview with Ken- owner and founder of Yestercades (75+ arcade games, 16 pinball games, and almost every home video game console), hourly freeplay pricing vs. quarters, background history of the arcade, children love to play old arcade games, where do Ken's games come from?, extensive maintenance of arcade and pinball games, the social aspect of playing old console games, the popularity of board games at Yestercades, Ken's favorite arcade games and home game console, Ken's thoughts about the Sega Genesis and Sega CD, and Ken's video game trivia every Thursday on "I Sell Comics!" 49.5 minutes -

Ep 196 6/4/12

Jun 4, 2012 55:00


In this episode: another Paunch road trip on the Garden State Parkway, Bruce Springsteen talking like George W. Bush, What Ever Happened To? (Brett Butler), celebrity deaths (Donna Summer and Robin Gibb), who to blame for the pitiful Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978) film?, Arsenio Hall winning Celebrity Apprentice 5, Adam Carolla, Lisa Lampinelli, Aubrey O'Day, our ideas for the next Celebrity Apprentice cast, the upcoming movie G.I. Joe Retaliation being delayed until 2013, G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero renamed Action Force in Europe, James Bond producers sell out to Heineken and dump the vodka martini, the upcoming 007: Legends game, yet again featuring Daniel Craig in old Bond movie recreations, American Ninja Warrior fail, Adam Sessler and Kevin Pereira's departure from G4, Bait Car on TruTV, Michael McKean hit by a runaway car in New York City, Dana Carvey's SNL audition, singing "Chopping Broccoli", people asking "did you get a haircut?", our review of the two Star Wars spinoff Ewok Adventure (1984/1985) movies, shout out to new listener markusman64ds on the Digital Press forum, anyone remember old British cartoon show Dr. Snuggles?, millionaire executive Thomas Langenbach caught stealing LEGO toys from Target, What Ever Happened To? (Henry Rollins), the upcoming celebrity dating show The Choice, and our road trip's thrilling conclusion in Episode 197 coming soon! 55 minutes -

Ep 195 5/21/12

May 21, 2012 66:00


In this episode: celebrity deaths (Vidal Sassoon and Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys), the Jackson family's Pepsi deal, Bill Pullman talking like "Macho Man" Randy Savage, the crying wrestling fan, Norm MacDonald's boring golf tweets, What Ever Happened To? (the Saturday Supercast podcast), celebrity podcasts, the upcoming Expendables 2 movie, our movie review of God Bless America (2011) directed by Bobcat Goldthwait, What Ever Happened To? (clock radios), long sleeve T-shirts are contradictory, sour cream doughnuts at Dunkin' Donuts, pointing out the flaw in the father's line near the end of Dirty Dancing (1987), What Ever Happened To? (Andy Milonakis), having to be told to say "thank you" as a child, the Virtual Skipper yacht racing computer game series, the Tire Claw car security device (from the makers of The Club), the infamous Nutley NJ "Tanning Mom", are all IHOP restaurants dumpy?, things to do with your body when you're dead, politicians always getting caught cheating on spouses, Dennis Haskins on an episode of Mad Men, the whereabouts of Max Weinberg, the strange dating TV show Dating Brad Garrett, Donald Trump suing Scotland, space shuttle Enterprise flying over NYC, Ringo Starr losing all his Beatles photographs, Rob meeting Britta Phillips in 2003, the Perfect Strangers video game, J.J. Abrams turning Star Trek 13 (2013) into a comic book movie, the quest for the maximum movie frame rate (Peter Jackson, James Cameron, etc.), and Douglas Trumbull's TORUS theater technology. 66 minutes -

Ep 194 5/7/12

May 7, 2012 95:00


In this episode: a Paunch Stevenson Show update: Mel Blanc's voice was definitely used in Daffy's Rhapsody, thoughts on New Girl and college cuisine from new Paunch fan Steve Rugel, calling the Diarrhea Doctor, the Beatles kids band with James McCartney, Sean Lennon, Dhani Harrison, and Jason Starr, new Paunch fans Adam and his son Nate impersonating Stan Lee, spacemandavid's "comment" marathon, Penn Jillette fired on The Celebrity Apprentice, Arrested Development returning in 2013 with new episodes on Netflix, our review of Horrible Bosses (2011) starring Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, and Charlie Day, Chris Diamantopoulos as Moe Howard, the live-action "I Should Have Never Gone Ziplining" episode of South Park, Steven Seagal bringing cheaply produced former-Soviet-bloc action movies to the Reelz Channel (True Justice), an animated interpretation of The Kid From Brooklyn, the Tupac Shakur hologram, Pepper's ghost illusion, Rob's dorky Looney Tunes t-shirt collection in the 1990s, What Ever Happened To? (Calista Flockhart), Liverpool, England obsessed with Donny Osmond, Axl Rose too out of shape to sing, wild turkeys running loose in New Jersey, What Ever Happened To? (our interest in the International Federation of Competitive Eating), blame for high gasoline prices, the other MTV Julie Brown, the Paunch luck: 92Y Tribeca Cabin Boy (1994) screening and Q-and-A with Chris Elliott sold out, Bobcat Goldthwait, the fantastic website that lets you play 1980s hand-held LCD games, the free application Joy2Key that maps keyboard keys to a computer joystick, celebrity deaths (Dick Clark, Jonathan Frid, and Levon Helm), Howard Stern as the newest judge on the TV competition show America's Got Talent, and one of Greg's favorite musical groups The Band. 95 minutes -

Ep 193 4/21/12

Apr 21, 2012 75:00


In this episode: Cheat our way to episode 200?, our review of The Three Stooges (2012) directed by the Farrelly Brothers and starring Will Sasso, Sean Hayes, and Chris Diamantopoulos, Moe beating up the cast of the Jersey Shore, the upcoming sequel to the movie Twins (Triplets) starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny Devito, and Eddie Murphy, Google Maps 8-bit April Fool's gag, watching The Big Lebowski (1998) starring Jeff Bridges and John Goodman, at the landmark Loews Jersey Theater, Rob's dissactifaction with Zooey Deschanel on the Fox sitcom New Girl, Facebook buying Instagram for $1 billion dollars, Greg always getting YouTube errors, Lou Ferrigno finally getting fired on The Celebrity Apprentice, the new KFC chicken pot pie, Marvel fanboys attending a 6-movie marathon leading up to The Avengers (2012), our review of 21 Jump Street (2012) starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, our review of Disney's box office bomb John Carter (2012) the Lifetime television movie Drew Peterson: Untouchable (2012) starring Rob Lowe, celebrity deaths (Mike Wallace and Jack Tramiel), Tramiel's role (or non-role?) in the downfall of Atari, and one reason why the NEC TurboGrafx-16 flopped. 75 minutes -

Ep 192 4/8/12

Apr 8, 2012 47:00


In this episode: well-aged James Lipton, The Celebrity Apprentice 5 starring Lou Ferrigno, Michael Andretti, Debbie Gibson, and Adam Carrolla, old former WWF and WWE wrestlers dancing, the movie Casa de mi Padre (2012) starring Will Ferrell speaking Spanish, riots in Florida over $300 Nike Foamposite One Galaxy sneakers, Masters of the Universe Classics toys, Voltron Classics, and movie Ghostbusters figures on, Saved by the Bell complete series DVD set in Canada with French audio track, @SpaceManDavid pointing out our episodal deja vu, a Broadband in Gas update, making fart sounds using various body parts, local NYC TV station WPIX 11's "PIX" game revival, The Paunch Stevenson Show being ripped off by the Sklarbro Country Podcast, and a stupid style: return of bloomers. 47 minutes -

Ep 191 3/26/12

Mar 26, 2012 45:00


In this episode: celebrity deaths (Gary Carter, Jan Berenstain, and Davy Jones), the Berenstain Bears, Paddington Bear, and the Lollipop Dragon, Jason Malachi (the fake Michael Jackson) singing on Jackson's 2010 album Michael, Jaleel White competing on Dancing With The Stars season 14, the fantastic chemistry between Jaleel White and Reginald VelJohnson on the TV show Family Matters, @spacemandavid's Paunch marathons, friend of the show Jack Silbert @JackSilbert, Mr. Bruno's Pizzeria in Lyndhurst, NJ, the original Star Wars trilogy in 3D not coming until 2015, Michael Bay now re-imagining/ruining the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and the next generation Xbox: no optical drive? 45 minutes -

Ep 190 3/4/12

Mar 4, 2012 60:00


In this episode: our review of Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3D (2012) starring The Rock and Michael Caine, the Looney Tunes 3D animated short Daffy's Rhapsody starring Billy West and Mel Blanc, Greg's wacky vivid dream featuring Eliza Dushku, Eliza's older non-existent sister, VCRs, a concert hall, an airport, and Ed Begley, Jr., a local Red Robin waiter entering a hamburger eating competition, is Nicolas Cage an immortal vampire?, dueling Nick Cages on Saturday Night Live, Macauley Culkin's dreadful appearance, George Lucas trying to settle the "Han or Greedo shot first" controversy, Bill Murray being replaced in Ghostbusters 3?, Paul Shaffer originally being offered the role of George Costanza on Seinfeld, a celebrity death (Whitney Houston), Michael Bay on board to direct Transformers 4, Paunch Stevenson Show listener @spacemandavid commenting on every episode, another stupid remake (21 Jump Street), Kevin Smith's Comic Book Men TV show on AMC, Ouija boards: real or hoax?, and Super Bowl XLVI. 60 minutes -

Ep 189 2/20/12

Feb 20, 2012 43:00


In this episode: pictures of the So You Want To Be A Dancer guy from our British fan spacemandavid, the "Ringo Remembers" skits on the BBC's The Peter Serafinowicz Show, long-time fan Esteban reminds us of the Robotix (1985) cartoon featuring the voices of Peter Cullen, Michael Bell, Frank Welker, Corey Burton, and Arthur Burghardt, What Ever Happened To? ("Lord of the Dance" Michael Flatley), Marky Mark Wahlberg claiming he would've single-handedly stopped 9/11, Betty White's 90th birthday, celebrity deaths (Ben Gazzara, Don Cornelius, "Mr. Pitt" Ian Abercrombie, Robert Hegyes, and Joe Paterno), Marvel Comics cologne, Frank Nora following the development of the video game Pinball Arcade, where's the MAME pinball cabinet?, What Ever Happened To? (Dan Cortese), career pitfalls for past MTV VJs, the Megaupload fury, starting the day with chocolate and sugar-infested cereals, and our long-awaited review of The People vs. George Lucas (2010) documentary. 43 minutes -

Ep 188 2/10/12

Feb 10, 2012 42:00


In this episode: the TV show Toy Hunters on the Travel Channel, toy prototypes (Boba Fett with rocket, Thundercats), the Bud Bowl and Puppy Bowl, Madonna being sued by the Girls Gone Wild creator, Giselle Bundchen's chain letter for her husband Tom Brady, celebrity Super Bowl XLVI picks, Roseanne Barr running for President, Pat Sajak hosting Wheel of Fortune drunk, Ricky Gervais's complete lack of screen time as host of the Golden Globes (false advertising by NBC), the 1990s Titanic movie phenomenon, the remake of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) movie only two years after the original, celebrities changing the pronounciation of their names (Cheech Marin, Demi Moore, and Kim Basinger), William Shatner hanging out with Stan Lee, the web site Awesome People Hanging Out Together, the use of ammonia (a.k.a. Pink Slime) in fast food hamburgers, and Ed Grimley. 42 minutes -

Ep 187 1/30/12

Jan 30, 2012 72:00


In this episode: Star Wars movies being re-released in theaters in 3D starting with The Phantom Menace, Rob's Star Wars knowledge derived only from video games, Darth Vader and Jedi hamburgers in France, What Ever Happened To? (Hayden Christensen), Shattered Glass (2003) starring Hayden Christensen, cross-dressing Larry a.k.a. Lana Wachowski, upcoming box office bomb Cloud Atlas (2012) starring Hugh Grant and Keith David, the new Van Halen with David Lee Roth song "Tattoo", Hulk Hogan shaving his mustache, Chuck Norris joining The Expendables 2 (2012) cast, Rowdy Roddy Piper wrestling in an episode of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Hasbro's Transformers G1 toys (Masterpiece, Classics, etc.), Michael Bay's 3D Transformers The Ride, Transformers Vault: The Complete Transformers Universe by Pablo Hidalgo, Star Trek Vault: 40 Years from the Archives by Scott Tipton, Star Wars Vault: Thirty Years of Treasures from the Lucasfilm Archives by Stephen Sansweet, Barnes and Noble selling used books, Moon 3D and Mars 3D books by Jim Bell, more local psychos (Donnie T and his bag of wrestling figures and Donnie D and his bike without brakes), hiding from annoying kids during childhood, and Mio Water Enhancer. 72 minutes -

Ep 186 1/21/12

Jan 21, 2012 58:00


In this episode: the Mayan apocalypse of 2012, infamous medieval fortune teller Nostradamus, 1980s housekeeper sitcoms (Benson, Mr. Belvedere, Charles in Charge, Who's the Boss?), "Ranger Joe" Dave Coulier from Full House, the 50th anniversary reunion tour of The Beach Boys, a Politically Incorrect skit starring Louie Anderson as Newt Gingrich and Bill Maher as the Godfather, Bored to Death gets canceled, our movie review of Paul McCartney Really Is Dead: The Last Testament of George Harrison (2010), William Campbell, Paul McCartney's new 2012 album Kisses on the Bottom (1930s-era songs), Keith Richards fighting off a fan on stage with his guitar, the Give My Regards to Broadstreet video game on the Commodore 64, Robin Williams naming his children after video game characters, CCG (collectible card game) stores and players, giant board games (Axis and Allies, X-Men Under Siege), Twitter follower spacemandavid asking us to refer to him as Mrs. Paunch Stevenson, donate to Eliza Dushku's Tharce-Gulu charity, and the dumb new DC Comics logo. 58 minutes -

Ep 185 12/31/11

Dec 31, 2011 67:00


Happy new year!! In this episode: a sing off: Eliza Dushku's "Freedom" vs. Paul McCartney's "Freedom", Yoko Ono ruining the Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus performances, John Lennon in The Dirty Mac with Eric Clapton, Mitch Mitchell, and Keith Richards, Rob's genius idea #1 (bomb scare to cancel a sports game), Jean-Claude Van Damme playing hockey in Sudden Death (1995), Rob's genius idea #2 (everybody gets a free crime to commit), Tom Cruise hires people to be his fans in India, Tom Hanks posting pictures of his injured thumb on Twitter, our new Paunch Twitter account, Alec Baldwin gets thrown off a plane and makes fun of it on Saturday Night Live, the trailer for the upcoming movie The Three Stooges (2012), a remake of Gilligan's Island starring Curb Your Enthusiasm cast members, Unabomber Ted Kasinsky being tortured with CIA mind control, more incompetent bus drivers, What Ever Happened To? (comedian Bob Nelson), the new Modern Warfare video game making $4 billion in its first few days of sales, Hulk Hogan and Brutus Beefcake suing Hogan's ex-wife, Miyamoto not retiring from Nintendo, our Lame Idiot of the Year award goes to Charlie Sheen, and the runner up is Kim Kardashian. 67 minutes -

Ep 184 12/18/11

Dec 18, 2011 55:00


Happy holidays!! In this episode: our movie review of 12 Dates of Christmas (2011) starring Amy Smart and Mark-Paul Gosselaar, the fact that it completely ripped off Groundhog Day (1993) starring Bill Murray, Greg fist bumping Eliza Dushku's giant ring, Greg meeting Bill Maher at his book signing for The New New Rules, people not sharing their photos and videos from book signings, our movie review of D.C. Cab (1983) starring Bill Maher, Gary Busey, and Mr. T, Hasbro's KRE-O and Kreon Transformers, Greg meeting Regis Philbin at Bookends for his book How I Got This Way, the complete series of Jem on DVD for the first time (released by Shout! Factory), fanboys pestering Shout! Factory DVD producer Brian Ward about film transfer quality, Shout! Factory's Sunbow animated DVDs vs. Rhino's past DVD releases, ruining old TV shows by creating fake Dolby 5.1 surround sound audio, the upcoming movie G.I. Joe Retaliation (2012) starring Bruce Willis, The Rock, and Channing Tatum, former WWOR channel 9 weatherman Lloyd Lindsay Young and his crazy antics, and a celebrity death (comedian Patrice O'Neal). 55 minutes -

Ep 183 11/29/11

Nov 29, 2011 83:00


6th anniversary of the Paunch Stevenson Show (Part 2)! In this episode: election lawn signs for Stallone and Hogan in Northern NJ, Conrad Murray trial verdict in death of Michael Jackson, more NJ pizzeria stereotypes, get rich quick (the classy pizzeria), celebrity death (Smokin' Joe Frazier), What Ever Happened To? (Judge Mills Lane and Fairuza Balk), Adam Sandler cursing his female co-stars' careers, Greg meets the legendary William Shatner, anecdotes from his new book Shatner Rules, the movie Incubus (1966) spoken entirely in Esperanto, In Living Color returning to Fox in 2012, another celebrity death (Heavy D), Johnny English Reborn (2011) starring Rowan Atkinson, Rob's fundamental categories of video games (fun, strategy, and wonder), why can't a one-person bathroom be unisex?, the Paunch luck (we missed a chance to meet Stan Lee), cheap 1980s Halloween costumes for children (Voltron, E.T., etc.), super expensive price for Mark Hamill's autograph or photo, Greg meets the star of Hercules (Kevin Sorbo), Greg meets Eliza Dushku at last!, a motion ride using George Lucas' Red Tails, movie cars (1966 Batmobile, 1989 Batmobile, 1985 Back to the Future DeLorean), a Michael J. Fox impersonator, Carroll Spinney (original voice and puppeteer of Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch), New York Comic Con chaos and costumes, KRE-O Transformers, R2-D2 working models, tracking down a Quiznos restaurant, Michael Jackson's stoned singing, and the return of the Hobo! 83 minutes -

Ep 182 11/19/11

Nov 19, 2011 77:30


Celebrating 6 Years of the Paunch Stevenson Show (Part 1)! In this episode: Sylvester Stallone's $5,000 Montegrappa Chaos pen, American cheese, chain letters, the Joke Society of America, how Greg and Rob met 25 years ago, middle school madness, celebrity deaths (Steve Jobs- creator of Apple, and Dennis Ritchie, creator of Unix), Steve Jobs' insanity, TNT's Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999) TV movie, Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography, Pixar and the "violent Toy Story cut", Adobe Flash fails on mobile devices, other celebrity deaths (Andy Rooney, Al Davis), Steven Tyler falls again and loses a tooth, John Lennon's tooth sold for $31,000 dollars, cloning the Beatles, Chris Tucker goes bankrupt, Paunch luck (Rob misses the Ghostbusters theater re-release), losing power in the freak October snow storm, Greg meets Jerry O'Connell at the Live with Regis and Kelly show in NYC, Bill Cosby gets flashed by a topless woman in New York, and Greg meets John Lithgow at Barnes and Noble in Princeton, NJ. 77.5 minutes -

Ep 181 10/28/11

Oct 28, 2011 92:00


In this episode: Paunch luck (East Coast Earthquake, Hurricane Irene, London Riots), recapping Rob's first trip to England, London sights (Abbey Road, London Underground, London Eye Ferris Wheel, Big Ben, etc.), English culture (cuisine, accents, and weather), Rob playing drums on Beatles songs at the Liverpool Cavern Club, lousy British reality television, The Love We Make (2011) documentary starring Paul McCartney, "Rockestra 2", murals of Marlon Brando painted on NJ pizzeria walls, Danny Aiello, Conrad Murray's trial, the drunk Michael Jackson recording, Marquis Who's Who in America book scam, the upcoming Amazon Kindle Fire tablet, our review and summary of Curb Your Enthusiasm season 8, our review of the book Pretty, Pretty, Pretty Good: Larry David and the Making of Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm by Josh Levine, Larry David on the old ABC show Fridays, and the first Curb Your Enthusiam special. 92 minutes -

Ep 180 10/18/11

Oct 18, 2011 54:00


In this episode: Family Guy episodes with Frank Welker playing Megatron, were the lack of color and overuse of generic characters money saving tricks by Sunbow after Transformers: The Movie (1986)?, the newly released Star Wars The Complete Saga in HD on Blu-ray, extras, changes, the "Han shoots first" debacle, the history of Star Wars home video releases, Steven Spielberg's impersonation of George Lucas, communicating as children before the internet and cell phone age, annoying children who came to our doors unannounced and unwelcome, Leonard Nimoy almost eaten by a bear, another "Jesse Ventura Conspiracy" (who really designed Manhattan Island's grid system?), the Casey Jones (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) fan film directed by Polaris Banks (starring Hilarion Banks as Casey and Robbie Rist as Michelangelo), and Eddy Grant's Romancing The Stone movie theme song. 54 minutes -

Ep 179 9/30/11

Sep 30, 2011 35:00


Our interview with Ed Daly, NJ author of the 2011 book Cereal: Snap, Crackle, Pop Culture! In this episode: Rob waking up from his trance, supermarkets carrying more than 90 different breakfast cereals, Ed's reasons for writing his book, his favorite cereals (General Mills Rice Chex and Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Kellogg's Special K, etc.), his least favorite cereals (Kellogg's Hannah Montana and All-Bran), TV show and movie tie-ins, the lack of prizes in cereal boxes today, Kellogg's Mueslix and the Eddie Murphy movie Meet Dave (2008), Ed's opinion of Quaker Cap'n Crunch and various peanut butter flavored cereals, crunchy marshmallows in cereal, cereal box artwork, characters, and commercials, sugary cereals marketed as being healthy, Post Fruity Pebbles and Cocoa Pebbles melting in milk, cereal restaurants and Kellogg's Pop-Tarts World in Times Square NYC, Ed's milk-to-cereal ratio, his next pop culture project, and how much (or little) money an author makes from a book like this. 35 minutes -

Ep 178 9/13/11

Sep 13, 2011 65:00


Special guest Caseen Gaines, writer of the first book about Pee-wee's Playhouse (Inside Pee-wee's Playhouse: The Untold, Unauthorized, and Unpredictable Story of a Pop Phenomenon)! In this episode: the 25th anniversary of Pee-wee's Playhouse, why Caseen wrote this book, thoughts about Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985) and Big Top Pee-wee (1988), the appeal of the TV series to college kids, the longevity of Pee-wee's Playhouse, obtaining interviews for the book using the internet, tons of unique never-before-seen pictures, the Christmas special, the life-size Chairry toy and 40 inch Pee-wee doll, Lynne Stewart "Miss Yvonne" appearing on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, the 2010-2011 Pee-wee Herman live stage show, a future Pee-wee Herman movie with Judd Apatow and Paul Rust, what if there had been a Pee-wee video game back in the 1980s?, the infamous theater incident in Florida, and the legacy of Pee-wee Herman. 65 minutes -

Ep 177 9/7/11

Sep 7, 2011 81:00


In this episode: our trip to Barcade in Jersey City, NJ (microbrew beers and 1970s-1980s classic video arcade games), Barcade running on 100% wind power, Rob's dream about "Macho Man" Randy Savage, the 2011 ThunderCats cartoon show, Larry Kenney vs. Will Friedle as the voice of Lion-O, John Erwin as the voice of Prince Adam and He-Man, Greg's movie review of The A-Team (2010), Paunch Stevenson Show celebrity encounters, Greg meeting Tom Wopat (Luke Duke from The Dukes of Hazzard), John Schneider and Tom Wopat on Smallville, Greg meeting Jeff Bridges (Barney Cousins from The Vanishing), celebrity deaths (Christopher Mayer from The Dukes of Hazzard and Bubba Smith), the 2011 season of Curb Your Enthusiasm finally taking place in NYC, our future children missing out on pop culture from the past, important pop culture getting lost in time (CHiPs, the Marx Brothers, The Little Rascals, Droopy, The Ant and the Aardvark, etc.), the upcoming Mister Rogers' Neighborhood spin-off Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, Jonah Hill's weight loss, Mike Masse's music video for "Long Time" (acoustic Boston cover), the decline of music videos, Rob constantly hearing people whistle Bobby McFerrin's "Don't Worry, Be Happy" in England, Rob's 4D movie experience, and Tom Wopat's music vs. Jeff Bridges's music. 81 minutes -

Ep 176 8/15/11

Aug 15, 2011 84:30


In this episode: Our ideas for re-dubbing the latest Michael Bay Transformers movie, the Rupert Murdoch UK phone hacking scandal, undercover sleuth work by Hugh Grant, Norm MacDonald announcing the O.J. Simpson verdict on Saturday Night Live, cracking passwords using social engineering, the "Ralphige" real Michael Jackson prank call, a fifth child on the way for Kevin Federline, the arrest of former informercial star Don Lapre, Tony Little HoMedics Micropedic Sleep Pillows, Ted Danson to star on the next season of CSI, Barney Miller, return of Curb Your Enthusiasm, why the Golden Girls is still funny, US Marines asking Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake on dates, Rob's failure to book Tami Erin- star of The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)- on the show, emulating classic PC games using DOSBOX, the downfall of modern gaming franchises and developers (Hitman, Max Payne, Project Gotham, LucasArts), Copyright Alert System, and a celebrity death (Roberts Blossom). 84.5 minutes -

Ep 175 7/25/11

Jul 25, 2011 84:00


In this episode: our giant movie review of Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) in 3D, starring Shia LaBeouf and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, the ridiculous length of the movie, the end of the shaky camera fad, a list of movies and TV shows Michael Bay ripped off (The Transformers, Superman, The Watchmen, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, and Jackie Chan's Who Am I?), illogical Duracell battery pricing at Staples, our roll call of robots in the movie (Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Ironhide, Ratchet, Sentinal Prime, Starscream, Megatron, Shockwave, Soundwave, and dozens of unnamed robots), Sentinal Prime's face modeled after Sean Connery, Bay's horrendous computer animated version of John F. Kennedy, Sam Witwicky (Shia LaBeouf) constantly screaming and crying, Bay's terrible Barack Obama impersonator, Sam spending an hour going on job interviews, Leonard Nimoy as the voice of Sentinal Prime and Galvatron, various plot holes, Optimus Prime actually wondering where his trailer went in the movie, robots who were killed in the movie (the unnamed Scottish Autobot, Ironhide, Megatron, Starscream, the unnamed Decepticon bird, etc.), our welcoming of the inevitable Transformers movie reboot, Transformers spitting, Michael Bay turning Optimus Prime into a ruthless murderer, Peter Cullen and Frank Welker's voice acting, Shia LaBeouf's recent acting career (Eagle Eye and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps), Bay's constant use of slow motion, billions of dollars worth of damage in action movies with no consequences, hacking into objects, Bay's ignorance of science, the lack of rules and continuity in Bay's Transformers movies, What Ever Happened To? (Bugle Boy jeans, Z. Cavaricci genie pants, Zubaz, IOU sweatshirts, B.U.M. Equipment, etc.), Roseanne Barr's reality show Roseanne's Nuts on Lifetime, a Transformers: Dark of the Moon cameo by Scott Krinsky from Chuck, Bay's completely wasted use of 3D, fans feeling obligated to watch bad movies, Glynn Turman appearing in Super 8 (2011) and Gremlins (1984), Sean Connery's brother Neil Connery starring in bad movies: OK Connery (1967) and The Body Stealers (1969), celebrity deaths (Peter Falk and Sherwood Schwartz), Paul Reiser and The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 2, and a new stupid style (extremely short cutoff shorts with dangling pockets). 84 minutes -

Ep. 174 7/15/11

Jul 15, 2011 73:30


In this episode: Bill Murray sings "Star Wars," lack of progress on Star Wars live action TV series, another incomplete George Lucas film: Red Tails (2012), Steven Spielberg will no longer modify his classic films, Kevin Smith's new comic book collector reality show, get rich quick (nutty video game collector reality show), better late than never movie reviews: Resident Evil Afterlife (2010) starring Milla Jovovich and Inception (2010) starring Leonardo DiCaprio, new TNT series Falling Skies starring Noah Wyle, another bad remake: Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), Phil Hartman's Soylent Green impression, floating swimming pools on the East River, getting a letter from After Dark Films, and celebrity deaths (Ryan Dunn and Clarence Clemons). 73.5 minutes -

Ep. 173 7/3/11

Jul 3, 2011 86:30


In this episode: reminiscing about Macho Man Randy Savage, bad reviews for the new video game Duke Nukem Forever, Duke being able to throw human feces at his enemies, new versions of U.S. pennies, the Bitcoin internet money controversy, celebrity deaths (Jeff Conaway and Jack Kevorkian), Nintendo's preview of its upcoming Wii U, custom made video game consoles (Ben Heck), our review of Super 8 (2011) directed by J.J. Abrams, our review of The Hangover 2 (2011) starring Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis, George Lopez starring in a remake of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, 4D movie technology Smell-O-Vision, going to school on super hot summer days, Nicolas Cage's son Weston beaten up by Nic's security guard, and Al Pacino. 86.5 minutes -

Episode 172 6/23/11

Jun 23, 2011 37:30


In this episode: Greg meets AC/DC's Brian Johnson at Barnes and Noble in NYC, Brian Johnson's new memoir Rockers and Rollers, difficulties getting a picture taken at a book singing, a celebrity death (Osama bin Laden), Rob's quest for the perfect portable headphones, headphone web sites ( and, Sony MDR-ZX700 headphones, Rob's story about a customer puking in the Electronics Boutique video game store, Sean Penn playing a feminine-looking hair band rocker in This Must Be the Place (2011), our movie review of Bridesmaids (2011) starring Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph, tattoo controversy involving The Hangover 2 (2011), happy 70th birthday to Bob Dylan!, and The Band's cover of Dylan's "When I Paint My Masterpiece." 37.5 minutes -

Episode 171 6/15/11

Jun 15, 2011 62:00


In this episode: a celebrity death ("Macho Man" Randy Savage), reactions from former WWF wrestlers Hulk Hogan, Bret Hart, Honkey Tonk Man, and the Ultimate Warrior, wrestling news site, video from final in-character Macho Man promo (WWE All-Stars video game), another celebrity death (Len Lesser, Seinfeld's "Uncle Leo"), the redundancy of the term "optical illusion," Arnold Schwarzenegger's mistress and love child, Jerry Lewis retiring from the MDA telethon, Lady Gaga ripping off a classic Madonna song and then lying about it, an update on the new Three Stooges movie (2012), Seth MacFarlane reviving The Flintstones, Titanic in 3D, Joe Pesci in 3D, the Rapture that didn't happen on May 21st 2011, and the planking craze. 62 minutes -

Episode 170 5/21/11

May 21, 2011 71:30


In this episode: the number 70?, Whatever Happened To? (swine flu and bird flu), Weird Al Yankovic's Lady Gaga song parody "I Perform This Way," Yvonne Strahovski in College Humor's "Three Pop Stars, One Song" music video parody, retail stores printing ridiculously long receipts, the customer membership club card scam, Facebook's usage of personal information, Eliza Dushku voicing Catwoman in the animated movie Batman Year One (2011), Larry King's stand-up comedy tour, celebrities appearing at the 92nd St. YMCA in NYC, Chris Elliott's new Adult Swim show Eagleheart, Rob's "really smelly Electronics Boutique customer" story (the Mudman), Greg's "really smelly garbage barge on a river under a bridge" story, Esteban's musings on successful stupid people, reality TV shows about rich people, and Rob's dream of becoming a philanthropist. 72 minutes -

Episode 169 5/13/11

May 18, 2011 61:30


In this episode: Rob's upgrade to Windows 7, April Fools' Day gag involving the Bio Force Ape prototype NES game, homebrew Bio Force Ape programmer foiled, Sega developed the Microsoft Xbox?, the video game prototype scene, the Angry Video Game Nerd's future, movies that kill franchises (The Jerky Boys: The Movie, Big Top Pee-wee, etc.), Pee-wee Herman on Saturday Night Live (, the upcoming third Bill and Ted movie starring Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter, Nicolas Cage arrested in New Orleans while busting into houses and screaming in the street, the upcoming cartoon series The Governator starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Fake Stan Lee meets the Real Stan Lee (, and Ted Danson's lack of podium microphone skills. 62 minutes -

Episode 168 4/20/11

Apr 20, 2011 50:00


In this episode: our movie review of Cedar Rapids (2011) starring Ed Helms and John C. Reilly, our movie review of Blue Valentine (2010) starring Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling, our second encounter with Ted Danson- this time at Barnes and Noble in NYC on 3/15/11, buying Danson's book Oceana: Our Endangered Oceans and What We Can Do to Save Them (2011), having him sign a copy to Paunch, and Ted Danson's actual speech (including a question from Rob about mercury). 50 minutes -

Episode 167 4/7/11

Apr 7, 2011 60:00


In this episode: Rob's favorite adjective "weird," Frank Nora's doppelganger/clone theory, George Lucas and Lionel Richie look-alikes at NAVA, John Carpenter's Vampires (1998), classic 1990s science fiction series Sliders, The Beatles' lousy movie Magical Mystery Tour (1967), Paul McCartney teaching Steven Spielberg how to make movies, Yoko Ono's solo career, wannabe Beatle Jeff Lynne, musicians embarrassing themselves past their primes, the Rolling Stones, Phil Collins's rumored retirement, "Land of Confusion" music video by Genesis, Jon Bon Jovi blaming Steve Jobs for ruining music sales, Jersey Shore Snooki wrestling in the WWE, Dr. Phil being sued yet again, Aflac firing Gilbert Gottfried for his jokes about Japan, Norm MacDonald's Twitter, and Charlie Sheen going nuts. 60 minutes -

Episode 166 3/15/11

Mar 15, 2011 54:00


In this episode: the Transformers: Prime computer animated series starring Peter Cullen and Frank Welker, Michael Bell in an episode of G.I. Joe: Renegades, Cobra's battle cry, the upcoming video game Duke Nukem Forever, the ThunderCats computer animated movie trailer (, Liam Neeson as the voice of Qui-Gon Jinn in the computer animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the upcoming movie Terminator 5 starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, the biggest Lame Idiot of 2010 (BP), the 2010 Razzie Awards for bad movies (, our review of Black Swan (2010) starring Natalie Portman, our review of The Dilemma (2011) starring Vince Vaughn and Kevin James, and the Emergency Broadcast System. 54 minutes -

Episode 165 2/25/11

Feb 9, 2011 57:00


In this episode: celebrity deaths (Jack LaLanne), WWF wrestler Dino Bravo, Rob's new solo podcast The Goodrob13 Music Show, walking around NYC talking into a sock, Frank Nora's podcast network The Overnightscape Underground, the Overnightscape Central podcast, Sean Connery refusing to participate in the 50th anniversary of James Bond, Zardoz (1974) starring Sean Connery, Will Smith's daughter Willow Smith starring in an upcoming remake of Annie, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Ashton Kutcher's upcoming TV show, the lack of talent in Hollywood today, The Dark Knight Rises (2012) starring Anne Hathaway as Catwoman, more of Stan Lee's Twitter tweets, The Celebrity Apprentice season 4 starring Gary Busey and La Toya Jackson, Regis Philbin retiring from Live with Regis and Kelly in November 2011, IBM's computer Watson competing against humans on Jeopardy!, Eliza Dushku updates (The Big Bang Theory, her broken finger, and her car being towed), the return of Bagels Plus in Belleville, NJ, drawing posters about Belleville in seventh grade, Chicken Galore, our nasty psychotic seventh grade math teacher (and part-time clown), the vice principal getting punched out, our typing teacher playing The Howard Stern Show and selling watches in class, his son's collection of every G1 Transformer in the box, and a different classmate's collection. 57 minutes -

Episode 164 2/9/11

Feb 9, 2011 47:00


In this episode: the iPhone 4 on Verizon, a stupid style (sweater parties), a Five Guys correction, The Ron and Fez Show stealing our "This Man Is not Dead" bit, Australian comedian James Smith talking about seppos, making posters in elementary school for S.E.P.P.O. special olympics/disabled competitive sporting events, Robopocalypse vs. the Roboplastic Podcastalypse, counterfeit versions of The Paunch Stevenson Show, old toy robots we've never heard of (Lords of Light, Micronauts, Interchangeables, Starriors, and Robo Force), Greg and Rob randomly seeing each other on the bus to NYC, the Paunch luck (Greg getting ripped off at a Chinese buffet in Manhattan), celebrity deaths (Gerry Rafferty, Captain Beefheart, Blake Edwards, and Bob Feller), our movie review of The Other Guys (2010) staring Will Ferrell, Michael J. Fox's outtakes from The Frighteners (1996), AVGN James Rolfe's interview with Marty McFly voice actor AJ LoCascio (, Michael Gambon on British TV show Top Gear telling a crazy story about Christian Slater, Michael Caine on British TV show Parkinson doing an impersonation of himself and Sean Connery, and George Martin's horrible 1998 album In My Life featuring Robin Williams, Bobby McFerrin, Jim Carrey, and Billy Connolly. 47 minutes -

Episode 163 1/31/11

Jan 31, 2011 50:00


Our interview with YouTube cover musician extraordinaire Mike Masse! ( In this episode: Mike Masse's musical origins, his bass player Jeff Hall, Mike's musical influences (The Beatles, U2, Radiohead, Rush), none of us are exposed to new music, how did we find Mike on the web?, Mike's ever expanding vocal range, putting an emphasis on the original style of each song, sound recording techniques, a wedding gig request in Amsterdam, the 3-man vocal arrangement of 80s band Toto, Mike's unique T-shirts, musical aspirations, American Idol, America's Got Talent, X Factor, original songs, the Pie Pizzeria in Utah (, rock and roll in the future, future cover artists, is rock music dead?, opinions of Tron Legacy (2010) starring Jeff Bridges, and first person shooters on the PC. 50 minutes -

Episode 162 12/26/10

Dec 26, 2010 77:00


In this episode: Rob dreams of a sequel to Dutch starring Ed O'Neill, credit card schemes and credit scores, actor and comedian Tom Wilson's funny "The Question Song" (, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) starring Dick Van Dyke, celebrity deaths (Irwin Kirshner, Dino De Laurentiis, Barbara Billingsley, Kevin McCarthy, and Leslie Nielsen), remembering the good and bad movies of Leslie Nielsen, Whatever Happened To? (Harry Anderson), the retirement (finally) of Larry King, Stan Lee rambling on and on with Twitter tweets (, our culinary review of burger joints (Five Guys, Smash Burger, Elevation Burger), our deli review of sandwich shops (Quiznos, Subway, Blimpie), factory farming, new age and expensive "breadshops" (Panera Bread, Atlanta Bread Co., Saladworks), the fall of Howard Stern, Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon trailer, nominees for Lame Idiot of the Year, and new Mike Masse cover songs: "Africa" by Toto, "In the Name of Love" and "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" by U2, and "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" by John Lennon ( 77 minutes -

Episode 161 12/17/10

Dec 17, 2010 86:00


Celebrating 5 Years of the Paunch Stevenson Show (Part II)! In this episode: UPS delivering to the wrong state and a nutty guy in Texas (from episode 99), dueling Dr. Phil's sing "Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)" (from episode 100), a physics experiment with the fake Julius Sumner Miller: pressure (from episode 100), our interview with Ted Danson (from episode 101), our behind the scenes video of Rob interviewing Danson (, our interview with Ed Begley Jr. (from episode 101), Paunch fan Esteban listening on four continents (from episode 108), listening to every episode in reverse (from episode 110), good celebrity encounter: Lewis Black (from episode 112), bad celebrity encounter: Juliana Hatfield (from episode 112), Celebrity Rehab featuring Gary Busey and Jeff Conaway (from episode 117), our movie review of Snowglobe (2007) starring Christina Milian (from episode 119), the antics and poor wrestling ability of the immortal Hulk Hogan (from episode 140), Paul McCartney's classical music flop (from episode 143), the music video to Paul McCartney's "Coming Up" (from episode 143), Jesse Ventura making fun of Dick Cheney (from episode 150), This Man's Not Dead: Ross Perot (from episode 156), and Jean-Claude Van Damme insulting Sylvester Stallone (from episode 157). 86 minutes -

Episode 160 12/13/10

Dec 13, 2010 77:00


Celebrating 5 Years of the Paunch Stevenson Show (Part I)! In this episode: the old show theme song (from episode 3), interviewing the fake Christopher Walken (from episode 3), skit about a doctor mixing lab results up (from episode 4), the fake Sean Connery (from episode 5), The Night Before Christmas Troll Read-Along Classics (from episode 7), Ted Danson in black face (from episode 9), My Chemical Romance and the singing Hobo (from episode 10), music from The Doors causing pain (from episode 12), the song "Thirteen" by Rob (from episode 13), duped into seeing the lousy IMAX movie Roving Mars (from episode 15), our hometown trivia (from episode 15), Paunch in Time (retreat of George Washington) (from episode 18), Max Wright (from episode 21), the 7th grade geography bee (from episode 22), quest to meet the "Dush" Eliza Dushku (from episode 24), the Old Jingle of the Episode (Bod) (from episode 24), Tom Green (from episode 27), educational comedic film Grizzly Man (from episode 31), Star Wars: The Louie Anderson Special Edition (from episode 34), our version of Sanford and Son (from episode 34), Jaleel White's rumored death (from episode 36), the fake William Shatner sings "Shine on You Crazy Diamond" (from episode 38), Nicholas Cage or Dr. Phil as Superman? (from episode 39), Who Wants to Be a Superhero? starring Stan Lee (from episode 43),fake Steven Seagal sequel Under Siege 3: Space Station (from episode 61), Jon Voight's zany accents and pronunciations (from episode 76), andour Larry David and Jeff Garlin impersonations (from episode 91). 77 minutes -

Episode 159 11/2/10

Nov 2, 2010 96:00


Our first-ever completely unedited episode! In this episode: Michael Caine skips out on his book signing!, The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) starring Michael Caine, the song Michael Caine (1984) by Madness, celebrity deaths (Tom Bosley of Happy Days and David the Gnome, and the inventor of fractals Benoit Mandelbrot), the new emo inspired Superman redesign (, Jean-Claude Van Damme denies having a heart attack while doing split, the Back to the Future teaser trailer redone for the Spike Scream Awards (, Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd celebrate the BTTF 25th anniversary (, Bill Murray appears at the awards in his Ghostbusters costume!, once again the upcoming movie Ghostbusters III (2012), AMC Theaters re-release of Back to the Future (1985), fan customized DeLorean DMC-12's to look like the movie versions, The Heartbreak Kid (2007) starring Ben Stiller, the upcoming movie Gulliver's Travels (2010) starring Jack Black, Fleischer Studios' Gulliver's Travels (1939) animated feature film, the HBO series Bored to Death starring Ted Danson and Jason Schwartzman, the new Huey Lewis and the News album Soulsville (2010), the perfect length of a pop or rock and roll song, Taylor Swift and her obnoxiously long and bad songs, past oldies-inspired Huey Lewis albums Plan B (2001) and Four Chords and Several Years Ago (1994), Will Smith's daughter Willow Smith and her new song Whip My Hair Kid Rock's new song Born Free - inspired by Bob Seger or ripped off from Simon and Garfunkel?, Randy Quaid and his wife arrested and afraid of the Hollywood Star Whackers, the new American Idol judges, our rapid fire movie review of The Social Network (2010) starring Jesse Eisenberg, and Facebook's controversial advertising scheme. 96 minutes -

Episode 158 10/22/10

Oct 22, 2010 83:00


In this episode: closing of Pathmark in Belleville, NJ, Led Zeppelin cover band Custard Pie (, Robert Plant performing Led Zeppelin as country music (, Romanian Led Zeppelin cover band (Mike Godoroja and Blue Spirit) on YouTube (, Jeff Bridges sings country songs, Jeff's new album Be Here Soon, Rob's Comcast DVR upgrade, Google TV, the lack of true digital VCR recording devices, Star Wars films being released in 3D, how much more will George Lucas butcher the films, how many more formats can he re-release them in the future, Joaquin Phoenix's fake mental breakdown film I'm Still Here (2010) bankrupting director Casey Affleck, Addams Family the musical, The Munsters remade as a serious drama, Patrick Stewart's Broadway play A Life in the Theatre, Frank Welker roasting George Burns (, celebrity deaths (Gloria Stuart, Tony Curtis, Stephen J. Cannell), rapid fire movie reviews of latest 2010 films (Going the Distance, Easy A, The Town, You Again), professing our love for It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, the Bumper Dumper (, and Leonard Nimoy's singing talents once again. 83 minutes -

Episode 157 10/1/10

Oct 1, 2010 84:00


In this episode: wrestling titles won by Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair, our movie review of The Expendables (2010) starring Sly Stallone, Jean-Claude Van Damme's interview about turning down the part, Michael Bay's dangerous stunts on set of Transformers 3, M. Night Shyamalan's Devil (2010) trailer, Ryan Reynolds gets Buried (2010), Tron Legacy (2010) trailer starring Jeff Bridges,our movie review of Leap Year (2010) starring Amy Adams, our old movie review of Made of Honor (2008) starring Patrick Dempsey, our really old movie review of The Outsiders (1983) starring Matt Dillon, C. Thomas Howell, Ralph Macchio, Patrick Swayze, Rob Lowe, Tom Cruise, Emilio Estevez, Leif Garrett, Tom Waits, and Diane Lane, William Shatner using the Paunch Stevenson "record an interview in your car" method, season 8 of Curb Your Enthusiasm shooting in New York City, LEGO website (, approaching the 25th anniversary of the Nintendo Entertainment System, the lost Paunch Stevenson video game podcast show, Frank Nora's podcasting network The Overnightscape Underground (, Creative Commons licensing, and Rob's cat appears in a video game article. 84 minutes -

Episode 156 9/1/10

Sep 1, 2010 37:21


In this episode: What Ever Happened To? (Ross Perot), the upcoming movie Yogi Bear (2010) starring Dan Aykroyd and Justin Timberlake, the upcoming cartoon show Transformers: Prime starring Peter Cullen and Frank Welker, the upcoming cartoon show G.I. Joe: Renegades, Steve Carell leaving The Office, Extras starring Ricky Gervais, the razor blade scam, counterfeit money detection pens, celebrity deaths (George Steinbrenner and James Gammon), the Major League movies, our movie review of Whatever Works (2009) starring Larry David, our hatred of Woody Allen, The Jerky Boys, and Greg's problem selling things on the Amazon Marketplace. 37 minutes -

Episode 155 8/24/10

Aug 24, 2010 60:00


In this episode: the Clapper, touch-sensitive lamps, plasma globes and crackle tubes, Dennis Haskins aging very quickly, Greg meeting Attack of the Show host Olivia Munn (, Olivia Munn's book Suck It, Wonder Woman: The Misadventures of a Hollywood Geek, an annoying guy in the book signing line at Borders, Verizon FiOS finally available in Jersey City, NJ, Olivia Munn asking Greg about The Paunch Stevenson Show, The Good Earth and our 11th grade English teacher, how to spot an a-hole, Hostess fruit pies, Greg entering Olivia Munn's video contest, UHF 2, an Eliza Dushku update, and the Star Wars TV show. 60 minutes -

Episode 154: 8/3/10

Aug 3, 2010 83:00


In this episode: Rob finally gets a picture with Dennis Haskins, celebrity deaths (Dennis Hopper, Rue McClanahan, Jimmy Dean, and Gary Coleman), immortal twins Conrad and Bonner Bain, Will Ferrell pitching in a minor league baseball game (, Mr. T's negative reaction to the new A-Team movie, E3 2010 news (XBox 360 Slim and Kinect, PS3 Plus and Move), the creepy Milo Kinect Demo, Yoo Star 2: movie karaoke featuring Leonard Nimoy (, Nintendo E3 news (Kid Icarus, Goldeneye, 3DS handheld), upcoming Back to the Future and Jurassic Park games (, Cirque du Soleil, Microsoft's press event with light-up ponchos, our new game ideas (Gallagher, M*A*S*H, Full House), Mortal Kombat Rebirth 2010 short film (, and professional Stratocaster guitars for Rock Band 3 by Squier. 83 minutes -

Episode 153: 6/25/10

Jun 25, 2010 49:00


In this episode: movies in the 1980s in which boys switched bodies with their fathers, The Kid from Brooklyn Mike Caracciolo (, "Macho Man" Randy Savage wrestling "Weird Al" Yankovic (, Pee-wee Herman's upcoming Broadway show, the Angry Video Game Nerd's review of obscure video storage media, RCA's Capacitance Electronic Disc (CED), John Logie Baird's phonovision from 1927 (, Michael Bay firing Megan Fox from the upcoming movie Transformers 3 (2011), the upcoming Jaws movie starring Tracy Morgan, Three Men and a Bride (2012) starring Steve Guttenberg and Tom Selleck, director Guillermo del Toro quitting The Hobbit, the Lost exhibit in NYC, our book report shortcuts in school, and Optimus Prime dying after one shot. 49 minutes -

Episode 152: 6/17/10

Jun 17, 2010 28:00


In this episode: Nicolas Cage's nine foot tall grave site, the Atari 2600 Harmony Cartridge (, the Atari Puffer video exercise bike in 1982, the Atari Mindlink (, You Don't Know Jack (2010) starring Al Pacino, Jack Kevorkian, the 2001 game show You Don't Know Jack, the upcoming live-action movie The Smurfs (2011) starring Jeff Foxworthy, the infuriating Kars4Kids commercial, and the Star Wars movies being released in HD on Blu-ray. 28 minutes -

Episode 151: 5/12/10

May 12, 2010 50:00


In this episode: Esteban's new podcast Roboplastic Podcastalypse (, Rob's TV and cable box breaking, stupid Comcast customer service, HDMI cable prices, premium movie channels, poorly dubbed voices in movies, Verizon FiOS TV Media Manager and Widgets, HP's terrible 2.4 GHz wireless keyboard and mouse, crazy computer keyboard prices, the video game short film PIXELS by Patrick Jean (, Air Raid for the Atari 2600 selling for $31,600 on eBay (, the upcoming live action movie The Smurfs (2011), various movie sequels, prequels, and remakes (Iron Man 2, Alien, Predator, Scream 4, Captain America, etc.), the Syfy channel showing professional wrestling, and the psychotic behavior of collectors. 50 minutes -

Episode 150: 4/23/10

Apr 23, 2010 85:00


In this episode: another physics experiment with the fake Julius Sumner Miller (nuclear fusion using lasers), Rob getting the complete series of Get a Life on DVD, Family Matters season one coming to DVD in June 2010, celebrity deaths (Corey Haim, Peter Graves, and Robert Culp), Jon Voight as Jim Phelps in Mission: Impossible (1996), Esteban and Billy Mitchell, more weird comments on our Steven Seagal Hall of Lame post, Nicolas Cage, the new 15-minute National Lampoon's Vacation short film starring Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo, Crash Course In Science performing "Cakes in the Home" on The Uncle Floyd Show circa 1980 (, Seth MacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy: Backstage with Bob Dylan (, Unseen64's screenshots and videos from the unreleased video game GoldenEye 007 Remake (Xbox Live Arcade), Hulk Hogan imitating "Macho Man" Randy Savage on TNA Wrestling, Greg talking to Jesse Ventura at Barnes and Noble in Clifton, NJ, Abraham Lincoln and John Lennon conspiracy theories, Predator vs. Dick Cheney, Eliza Dushku selling clothes and car tires on eBay, our review of Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) starring John Cusack and Craig Robinson, our review of On the Waterfront (1954) starring Marlon Brando and Eva Marie Saint, Marlon Brando's filmography, the upcoming movie MacGruber (2010) starring Will Forte and Val Kilmer, the best movies from 1960-1989, and the exclusive new version of "We Are the World" featuring Michael Jackson, Larry King, Louie Anderson, Sean Connery, Stan Lee, Dr. Phil, Bill Cosby, Sylvester Stallone, "Macho Man" Randy Savage, Al Gore, Billy Connolly, Don Knots, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Tom Green, Gary Busey, Jeff Bridges, Hulk Hogan, Marlon Brando, and Steven Seagal. 85 minutes -

Episode 149: 3/15/10

Mar 15, 2010 79:00


In this episode: George Harrison impersonator Glen Knowler's version of "Something", Paul McCartney impersonator Neil Tudor singing "Jet", Mike Masse singing U2 (, the death of rock and roll music, country music vs. rap, Jack Nicholson taking donations for Haiti, Nicolas Cage, From Paris with Love (2010) starring John Travolta, the upcoming movie Jurassic Park IV, the death of toy cartoon shows, Lego Arcade by Michael Hickox (, our review of Sherlock Holmes (2009) starring Robert Downey Jr., the upcoming movie The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010) starring Nicolas Cage, a Rip Torn update, Tom Green, a celebrity death (J. D. Salinger), Gallagher, the 2009 Golden Raspberry Awards (the Razzies), Al Pacino, Jeff Bridges nominated for an Oscar, and Beverly Hills Cop (1984) vs. 48 Hours (1982). 79 minutes -

Episode 148: 2/24/10

Feb 24, 2010 49:30


In this episode: a roll call of our listeners, the New York Jets vs. the Indianapolis Colts, Jimmy the Greek, weird comments on our Steven Seagal Hall of Lame post (, Steven Seagal vs. Jean-Claude Van Damme, Van Damme's return to professional kickboxing, celebrity boxing (Dustin Diamond vs. Dustin Hoffman and Dennis Rodman vs. Dennis Haskins), the Japanese believing Sony products break on purpose, pieces of the white Apple Macbook cracking off, Rob's switch from the iPhone 3G to a free Pantech Reveal, a video of Pee-wee Herman using the Apple iPad (, a fan dub of the G1 Transformers episode Scramble City (, Alan Alda as the voice of Bumblebee, a Frank Welker fan site (, Michael Bay's belief that superheroes don't wear masks, Dr. Phil as the voice of Optimus Prime, and George Lucas re-releasing the Star Wars movies in 3D. 49.5 minutes -

Episode 147: 1/22/10

Jan 22, 2010 40:30


In this episode: updates to the Paunch Stevenson Show web site, Rob's phones vs. email vs. text messaging rant, Jay Leno and Conan O'Brien's NBC nonsense, Rob's late night talk show rant, Bernie Madoff and Wall Street, the price of baseball card packs, the upcoming movie The A-Team (2010) starring Liam Neeson, NBC's upcoming TV show remake The Rockford Files, the upcoming movie remake Caesar: Planet of the Apes (2010), the upcoming movie remake Ghosts of Mars (2010) remake, the upcoming movie Spider-Man: The Teenage Years (2011) starring Michael Cera, Louie Anderson on Facebook and Twitter (, Hulk Hogan, Microsoft's Project Natal, a Steven Seagal video game, and 3D HDTVs. 40.5 minutes -

Episode 146: 1/5/10

Jan 5, 2010 77:00


In this episode: our movie review of Avatar (2009) in IMAX 3D, epic movies, our movie review of It's Complicated (2009) starring Alec Baldwin, the upcoming Mad Max movie Fury Road (2011), the upcoming movie The Kung Fu Kid (2010) starring Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan, Barcade in Brooklyn, downloading and converting Flash videos with RealPlayer, creating anaglyph (red and blue) 3D images in Photoshop, Steven Seagal's TV show Lawman, the new TV show Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura, the Montel Williams HealthMaster blender, our review of Shout Factory's The Transformers: 25th Anniversary Matrix of Leadership Edition DVD boxed set, 1980s Transformers G1 voice actors (Michael Bell, Frank Welker, Jack Angel, etc.), azrael723's gigantic Transformers costumes, our review of Ghostbusters (1984) on Blu-ray, repurchasing music and movies, YouTube videos loading too slowly, the Lame Idiot of 2009, The Hangover (2009) starring Zach Galifianakis, and celebrity deaths (Brittany Murphy and George Michael). 77 minutes -

Episode 145: 12/10/09

Dec 10, 2009 59:00


In this episode: Greg's new Dell computer, sticking with Vista or upgrading to Windows 7, a Nintendo Entertainment System video game selling for $20,100 on eBay, our movie review of The Island (1980) starring Michael Caine, our movie review of Stay Hungry (1976) starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jeff Bridges, our movie review of Safety Last! (1923) starring Harold Lloyd, James Cameron's Avatar (2009) vs. M. Night Shyamalan's The Last Airbender (2010), Happy Feet (2006), the upcoming Independence Day sequels, the season finale of Curb Your Enthusiasm, Bob Einstein's voice, Leon Black pretending to be Jewish, Michael Richard's making fun of his 2006 incident, Rosie O'Donnell, the Seinfeld reunion, and celebrity deaths (Ken Ober and Soupy Sales). 59 minutes -

Episode 144: 11/28/09

Nov 28, 2009 59:00


In this episode: Black Friday, Regis Philbin's hip surgery, Sammy Sosa turning white, Albert Belle chasing trick-or-treaters with a baseball bat, a funny web site suggested by listener Joe in KY (, Joe's digital art web site (, Steven Seagal's upcoming TV show Lawman, Dennis Haskins on Twitter (, Mark-Paul Gosselaar in the Off Broadway play The Understudy, Steven Tyler quitting Aerosmith, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Nicholas Cage going bankrupt, a new Vacation movie, Robin Williams, Chris Elliott on How I Met Your Mother, an Eliza Dushku update (Fox cancelling Dollhouse), the made-for-TV animated movie TMNT: Turtles Forever, Rob's ATT and iPhone 3G rant, Gus (1976) starring Don Knotts, and Oprah Winfrey's new cable TV network. 59 minutes -

Episode 143: 10/27/09

Oct 27, 2009 64:00


Our Beatles episode! In this episode: The Paunch Stevenson Show four year anniversary, Windows 7, Rob's Beatles CD collection, the funny music video for "Coming Up" by Paul McCartney (, Yoko Ono's horrendous songs on John Lennon's Some Time in New York City album, the music video for "This One" by Paul McCartney (, John Lennon wanting to play on "Why Don't We Do It in the Road?", three generations of Lennon music (Freddie Lennon, John Lennon, and Julian Lennon), Elvis Presley betraying The Beatles, John Lennon's terrible Rock 'n' Roll cover song album, the bootleg of Lennon and McCartney's only post-Beatles jam session (A Toot and a Snore in '74), George Harrison's solo album Brainwashed, Jeff Lynne, Backbeat (1994) starring Stephen Dorff, Two of Us (2000) starring Aidan Quinn, The Beatles: Rock Band video game, rhythm video games vs. playing real instruments, the difference between the Beatles mono and stereo remastered CD boxed sets, and some clips of Rob and friends playing Beatles songs live in Wes's backyard on 9/19/09 ( 64 minutes -

Episode 142: 10/24/09

Oct 24, 2009 33:00


In this episode: Eliza Dushku beating up Jimmy Fallon, Last Call with Carson Daly, Conan O'Brien's feud with Newark mayor Cory Booker, celebrity deaths (Captain Lou Albano and Henry Gibson), Cyndi Lauper and The Super Mario Bros. Super Show, Wise Guys (1986) starring Joe Piscopo, Lou Albano's Mario voice vs. Charles Martinet's Mario voice, Super Mario Bros. (1993) starring Bob Hoskins, the recent South Park episode "Dead Celebrities" featuring Michael Jackson's ghost, Ghost Hunters on SyFy, old reruns of The Simpsons, and reruns of The Office on Fox. 33 minutes -

Episode 141: 10/7/09

Oct 7, 2009 45:00


In this episode: Chris Elliott's performance of "Rocket Man" on Late Night with David Letterman circa 1990 (, The Jay Leno Show on NBC, Conan O'Brien and Andy Richter, Norm Macdonald on Tom Green's House Tonight, Rob's comments being deleted from, our movie review of Alfred Hitchcock's Rebecca (1940) starring Laurence Olivier, our movie review of Extract (2009) starring Jason Bateman, our teachers being struck by lightning, Whiteout (2009) starring Kate Beckinsale, listener Esteban from Please Save Me Robots/Roboplastic Apocalypse posting comments (, the upcoming movie Hancock 2 (2012) starring Will Smith, the new Star Tours ride based on the Star Wars prequels, celebrity deaths (Ted Kennedy and Patrick Swayze), guys throwing monster truck tires down the street, the new season of Curb Your Enthusiasm, the Seinfeld reunion, and a salesman getting stabbed by the sword he's selling on the Shop at Home Network ( 45 minutes -

Episode 140: 9/21/09

Sep 21, 2009 77:00


In this episode: special guest Kelly from, professional wrestling, stupid wrestling gimmicks and characters (Doink the Clown, Bastion Booger, the Repo Man, etc.), WWE vs. ECW vs. WCW, the WWF and WCW merger, the Gobbledy Gooker, "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes and his taco stand, Jake "The Snake" Roberts luring The Ultimate Warrior into a basement, "Macho Man" Randy Savage damaging Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat's voice box, wrestler promos and vignettes, two different Hulk Hogans, Hulk Hogan's shaking and blowing gimmick, body slamming Andre the Giant, wrestlers knocking each other out and laying in the ring for 10 minutes, Hulk Hogan rescuing Miss Elizabeth in WrestleMania V, Kelly's favorite wrestlers (Bret Hart, "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, etc.), Morton Downey Jr., "The Genius" Lanny Poffo, wrestlers changing characters (Tony Atlas/Saba Simba, One Man Gang/Akeem the African Dream, Cactus Jack/Dude Love/Mankind, etc.), celebrities wrestling (Mike Tyson, Jay Leno, David Arquette, etc.), Sgt. Slaughter joining Iraq's side during the Gulf War, Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake, wrestling fans believing it's real, wrestling deaths, Billy Gunn and Chuck Palumbo's gay wedding in 2002, Steampipe Alley, the horrendous movie The Honeymooners (2005), and movie ticket prices in NYC vs. Atlanta. 77 minutes -

Episode 139: 8/27/09

Aug 27, 2009 52:00


In this episode: the G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Toy SuperPage (, stupid Transformers and G.I. Joe comic book plots, the upcoming movie Machete (2010) starring Steven Seagal and Robert De Niro, Pulp Fiction (1994) starring John Travolta, Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino, our review of 21 (2008) starring Kevin Spacey, the upcoming movie The Expendables (2010) starring every action movie star ever, our review of Rambo (2008) starring Sylvester Stallone, our review of Iron Man (2008) starring Robert Downey Jr., our review of Batman (1966) starring Adam West, upcoming movies (Fraggle Rock: The Movie>, The Power of the Dark Crystal, and Underworld 4), The Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (1996), Bob Dylan getting arrested in NJ, our review of Year One (2009) starring Jack Black and Michael Cera, our review of 500 Days of Summer (2009) starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, our review of Paper Heart (2009) starring Michael Cera, celebrity deaths (Gordon Waller and Les Paul), the insane trailer for The Jay Leno Show, Shout Factory's Transformers: The Complete First Season DVD set on sale for $13, Darius Rucker, the American Film Institute's list of the funniest movies of all time, and Regis Philbin hosting Who Wants to Be a Millionaire for 11 episodes. 52 minutes -

Episode 138: 8/9/09

Aug 9, 2009 68:00


In this episode: celebrity deaths (John Hughes and Walter Cronkite), Nate and Hayes (1983) starring Tommy Lee Jones, Curb Your Enthusiasm returning to HBO on 9/20/09, celebrity death updates (Billy Mays and Michael Jackson), Steven Seagal on Twitter (, James Rolfe's video reports from Comic-Con on (, our movie review of Funny People (2009) starring Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen, people fighting with each other in the theater, our movie review of G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) starring Channing Tatum and Sienna Miller, horrendous computer graphics and special effects, the Angry Video Game Nerd's Konami Laserscope video (, Sean Connery, the Baroness and Snake Eyes, the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero theme song, "The Touch" by Stan Bush, DrSmoov's funny Transformers videos (, Frank Welker's Megatron and Fred Jones voices, the Scooby-Doo movies starring Freddie Prinze Jr., and wondering listener Esteban in FL is up to. 68 minutes -

Episode 137: 8/6/09

Aug 6, 2009 30:00


In this episode: the new Cobra Commander toy, an in-depth discussion of the original G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero mini-series in episode 19 of the Saturday Supercast podcast (, the evolution of Chris Latta's Cobra Commander voice, Orson Welles's Unicron voice from The Transformers: The Movie (movie speed vs. normal speed), Eric Idle's incomprehensible Wreck-Gar voice, 1980s cartoon insults, cliched cartoon plots and video game themes, the decline of the Star Wars franchise, our review of Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 with MotionPlus for the Nintendo Wii, and Famicom vs. NES video games. 30 minutes -

Episode 136: 7/19/09

Jul 19, 2009 67:00


In this episode: special guest Joe in KY, the digitally remastered episodes of Star Trek, the Star Wars movies, After Hours (1985) starring Griffin Dunne, video games vs. action figures, board games (Mouse Trap, Electronic Battleship, etc.), old video game consoles (Atari 2600, Intellivision, ColecoVision, Nintendo Entertainment System, etc.), the horrendous state of arcades, Zork and text adventure video games, children's TV shows in the 1970s vs. today (Sesame Street, The Electric Company, Battle of the Planets, Pokemon, etc.) Empire Records (1995) starring Liv Tyler, Rob being bored by The Dark Knight (2008), Bruno (2009) starring Sacha Baron Cohen, celebrity birthdays (Bill Cosby and Ringo Starr), a celebrity death (Billy Mays), Steve Martin's filmography, our movie review of Henry Poole Is Here (2008) starring Luke Wilson, and Short Time (1990) starring Dabney Coleman. 67 minutes -

Episode 135: 6/29/09

Jun 29, 2009 90:00


In this episode: getting Joe in KY and Kelly from on the show, celebrity deaths (Ed McMahon, Farrah Fawcett, and David Carradine), Alan Alda and "Weird Al" Yankovic, Jeff Goldblum and Harrison Ford supposedly killing each other on a movie set in New Zealand, a guest celebrity death by Lauren Elder from the Broadway cast of Hair (Michael Jackson), Tiffani-Amber Thiessen refusing to participate in Jimmy Fallon's Saved by the Bell reunion, our phone call with Michael Jackson from December 2005 (, Paul McCartney, celebrities we've recently met (Al Unser Jr., Janeane Garofalo, and Dan Aykroyd), An Evening with Kevin Smith at Carnegie Hall, the upcoming video game Wet featuring the voice of Eliza Dushku, our movie review of The Dark Knight (2008) starring Christian Bale and Heath Ledger, the Atari 5200 USB 128-in-1 flash multi-cart on, Jimmy Justice's YouTube videos (, Uncle Floyd Vivino running for governor of New Jersey, and our giant movie review of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) starring Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox. 90 minutes -

Episode 134: 6/21/09

Jun 21, 2009 71:00


In this episode: our movie review of The General (1927) starring Buster Keaton, Shout Factory's upcoming Transformers ( and G.I. Joe ( DVD boxed sets, problems with Rhino's Transformers DVD boxed sets, the quality of cartoon writing in the 1980s vs. today, The World of David the Gnome, the USA Cartoon Express, Mr. Wilson played by two different actors in Dennis the Menace, TV channels that show old sitcoms (AmericanLife TV Network, FamilyNet, etc.), The Dark Knight 1960s version (, the Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) public access TV station in NYC, Invasion Earth hosted by Harvey Wiesenberg (, Star Crash (, Wild Record Collection (, and The Uncle Floyd Show. 71 minutes -

Episode 133: 6/7/09

Jun 7, 2009 82:00


In this episode: Mike Tyson and Jennifer Connelly growing up in the Catskill Mountains, the series finale of MADtv on Fox, the season finale of Saturday Night Live featuring Will Ferrell, Norm Macdonald, Tom Hanks, and other celebrities, Celebrity Jeopardy! video ( ), the series finale of My Name Is Earl on NBC, Norm Macdonald playing Burt Reynolds's son, Dollhouse starring Eliza Dushku, Dane Cook's new comedy special Isolated Incident, the commercial for the movie Drag Me to Hell (2009), hip hop artist Danger Mouse releasing a CD-R as his new album, the horrendous state of rock and pop music, Frankie Valli and The Bee Gees singing with weird chicken voices, listener mail from Dawn in NJ (Disney eggs), children's food gimmicks (Smurfs SpaghettiOs, Pac-Man cereal, Marshmallow Krispies, Cookie Crisp, etc.), Cap'n Crunch cereal melting in milk, a celebrity death (Wayne Allwine, the voice of Mickey Mouse), What Ever Happened To? (Disney's classic characters), the origin of Baba Booey, the new premium movie channel Epix, Star Trek (2009) movie reviews by listeners Joe in KY and Dennis in CA, and Dennis's waterboarding contest. 82 minutes -

Episode 132: May 18, 2009

May 18, 2009 33:00


In this episode: listeners Paul and Juan is Missouri, Esteban quitting Please Save Me Robots (, John Madden retiring and being sued, Keanu Reeves winning the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, Coldplay being sued by Cat Stevens, celebrity deaths (Bea Arthur and Dom DeLuise), flat caps, the upcoming Ghostbusters: The Video Game, Nintendo Wii MotionPlus being released in June, a new Ghostbusters movie, watching internet videos on Verizon FiOS cable TV, and a guy acting like a maniac on the NYC subway. 33 minutes -

Episode 131: May 10, 2009

May 10, 2009 65:00


Our big Star Trek (2009) review! (includes spoilers) In this episode: big upcoming summer movies, Land of the Lost (2009) starring Will Ferrell, Year One (2009) starring Jack Black and Michael Cera, our movie review of Role Models (2008) starring Paul Rudd, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) starring Dennis Quaid, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) starring Shia LaBeouf, our movie review of Star Trek (2009) starring Chris Pine, Greg's veteran fan perspective and Rob's newbie perspective, Frank from The Overnightscape and his Twitter posts about Star Trek (, canon vs. reboot, Zachary Quinto as Spock, the rest of the cast (Chris Pine, Simon Pegg, Leonard Nimoy, Eric Bana, etc.), the annoying shaky camera technique, ways J.J. Abrams could've included William Shatner in the movie, Captain Pike's wheelchair, Star Trek vs. the Star Wars prequels, rescuing Romulans, Nicholas Cage's car crash, and forgetting the movie Cloverfield (2008). 65 minutes -

Episode 130: May 03, 2009

May 3, 2009 37:00


In this episode: our trip to the Brooklyn Museum to see Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985) starring Paul Reubens and Mark Holton, The Pee-wee Herman Show live stage show in 1980, Phil Hartman, Peter Cullen narrating the new Coors Light commercial, Frank Welker as the voice of Soundwave and Ravage in the upcoming movie Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), listener email from Esteban in South Dakota (, the Snickers Nougabot Bar featuring Bumblebee, the upcoming movie Dance Flick (2009) starring Damon Wayans Jr., our movie review of The Lion in Winter (1968) starring Peter O'Toole and Katharine Hepburn, our movie review of Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959) starring Pat Boone, Regis Philbin dressed up as Shrek on Late Show with David Letterman (, Rob winning a car phone in the sixth grade fundraiser, the Digital Press video game store used in Capital One's new credit card commercial (, Greg switching from Comcast to Verizon FiOS, and DVD bitrates. 37 minutes -

Episode 129: Apr 21, 2009

Apr 21, 2009 47:00


In this episode: different video file formats and YouTube, an Eliza Dushku contest on MySpace, people customizing their MySpace profiles to look stupid, The Celebrity Apprentice starring Tom Green, the current state of TV, our review of Nobel Son (2007) starring Alan Rickman, Disney retracing its own animation ( and, and Rob finding $200 in his bedroom. 47 minutes -

Episode 128: Apr 5, 2009

Apr 5, 2009 44:00


In this episode: getting a picture with Ed Begley Jr. and Bill Nye at PSEG GreenFest 2009 in Somerset, NJ, ShamWow pitchman Vince Offer getting arrested for punching a prostitute, the yelling commercial guy Billy Mays, interviewing Ted Danson and Ed Begley Jr. at PSEG Global Green Expo 2008 (, asking Bill Nye about Tesla electric cars (, Muppet voices, every episode of the TV show Get a Life online (, Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992) starring Chevy Chase, The Haunting in Connecticut (2009) movie poster, Steven Seagal, Simone (2002) starring Al Pacino, Looker (1981) starring Albert Finney, renting VHS tapes in the early 1980s, digital hoarding and people pirating songs and movies they'll never play (, and 1980s cartoons. 44 minutes -

Episode 127: Mar 30, 2009

Mar 30, 2009 50:00


In this episode: the March NAVA meeting at the Digital Press video game store in Clifton, NJ (, The Celebrity Apprentice starring Tom Green and Andrew "Dice" Clay, the horrible Heroes season three, finally watching the 3D episode of Chuck, Willie Aames's garage sale, Corey Haim selling his teeth on eBay, Jack in NJ's 40th birthday, Greg's trip to Dave and Buster's, the value of on, Google Earth vs. Microsoft Live Search Maps, Microsoft's WorldWide Telescope (, Vegas Vampires (2003) starring Daniel Baldwin, Greg's favorite vampire movies: Underworld (2003), From Dusk Till Dawn (1996), John Carpenter's Vampires (1998), Blade (1998), My Best Friend Is a Vampire (1988), etc., Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, the upcoming movie The Three Stooges (2010) starring Sean Penn, gun stores and shooting ranges, an old recording of George Lucas using racial slurs, pointless extracurricular activities in high school, and celebrity deaths (Natasha Richardson and Paul Harvey). 50 minutes -

Episode 126: Mar 16, 2009

Mar 16, 2009 73:00


In this episode: special guest Dennis in CA, the upcoming movie Toy Story 3 (2010), the most recent episode of Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO, Republicans and evolution, Jesus and tall tales, watching Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) at Sunshine Cinema in NYC, various James Bond actors, Sean Connery, Dennis's review of Watchmen (2009), the superhero movie fad, Superman, Paul McCartney and The Fireman, MC Hammer and Vanilla Ice, old stupid styles (Z. Cavaricci, I.O.U., Hypercolor, and sweatpants with the legs pulled up), the upcoming movie X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), the upcoming movie Thor (2011), Will Smith as Captain America, Jake "The Snake" Roberts trapping The Ultimate Warrior in a room full of snakes (, the Metal Gear series of video games, The Fountain (2006) starring Hugh Jackman, The Prestige (2006) starring Christian Bale, and Dennis's encounter with George Lucas at the Game Developers Conference in 2008. 73 minutes -

Episode 125: Mar 8, 2009

Mar 8, 2009 32:00


In this episode: Alex Rodriguez vs. Babe Ruth, steroids, Hulk Hogan, TNA wrestler "Black Machismo" Jay Lethal, a video of "Macho Man" Randy Savage crying (, PSEG's upcoming GreenFest 2009 featuring Ed Begley Jr. and Bill Nye (, the upcoming video game Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings, watching The Man with the Golden Gun (1974) at the historic Loew's Jersey Theater in Jersey City, NJ (, Roman Polanski vs. Woody Allen vs. Michael Jackson vs. Jerry Lee Lewis, Eliza Dushku and the Paunch luck, actor Dennis Haysbert, and another Saturday Night Live skit about blind NY governor David Paterson. 32 minutes -

Episode 124: Feb 15, 2009

Feb 15, 2009 26:30


In this episode: the Lame Idiot of 2008, people eating toilet paper on Dr. Phil's talk show, Mario Lopez, the new Cash 4 Gold commercial starring Ed McMahon and MC Hammer (, Greg's mother ordering - and then returning - a Snuggie blanket with sleeves, American Idol season 8, Randy Jackson and Paula Abdul, the truth about the American Idol audition process, the truth about Singled Out on MTV, the reoccurring maple syrup smell through NYC and NJ (, and the 3D episode of Chuck on NBC. 26.5 minutes -

Episode 123: Feb 1, 2009

Feb 1, 2009 28:00


In this episode: Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009) starring Kevin James, the upcoming movie Not Another Not Another Movie (2009) starring Chevy Chase and Vinnie Jones, Funny Money (2006) starring Chevy Chase, the TV show The Beast starring Patrick Swayze, Jeremy Piven's mercury poisoning, Taken (2008) starring Liam Neeson, The Dark Knight (2008) starring Christian Bale and Heath Ledger, Shatner's Raw Nerve on The Biography Channel, William Shatner and Casey Kasem going crazy in the studio, Darryl McCauley stealing $1 million from Dane Cook, WormyT's impressive ThunderCats movie trailer (, Tom Cruise's desire to star on Broadway, Elvis Presley's deceptive songwriting credits, and Ricky Gervais's HBO comedy special Out of England. 28 minutes -

Episode 122: Jan 24, 2009

Jan 24, 2009 42:00


In this episode: Mr. Belvedere theme song lyrics, Leon Redbone, celebrity deaths (Dave Dee, Patrick McGoohan, and Ricardo Montalban), Larry Hankin, The Tony Danza Show NBC sitcom, Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003) starring Antonio Banderas and Sylvester Stallone, the upcoming Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy, My Bloody Valentine 3D (2009) starring Jensen Ackles, Jenny Lewis, the upcoming movie Final Destination: Death Trip 3D (2009) starring Shantel VanSanten, the upcoming movie Tron 2.0 (2011) starring Garrett Hedlund and Jeff Bridges, the Scary Mary Poppins Recut Trailer on YouTube, different British accents, Gran Torino (2008) starring Clint Eastwood, the upcoming reality show Steven Seagal: Lawman, and the upcoming movie Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009) starring Rhona Mitra. 42 minutes -

Episode 121: Jan 16, 2009

Jan 16, 2009 58:00


In this episode: Burger King's meat-scented cologne, Jeff Gagliardi's Etch-a-Sketch art (, The Old Jingle of the Episode (Mr. Belvedere, coming to DVD in March 2009), the 5 1/4" Floppy Disk Sleeve Archive (, 1980s gross out toys (Skateboard Smack-Ups and Madballs), He-Man and the Masters of the Universe slime, Bruce Springsteen, a Saturday Night Live skit about blind NY governor David Paterson, "Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer" by Dr. Elmo, Coldplay being sued by Creaky Boards and Joe Satriani for "Viva la Vida," the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2009 nominees (Jeff Beck, Chic, Wanda Jackson, Little Anthony and the Imperials, Metallica, Run-D.M.C., The Stooges, War, and Bobby Womack), a birthday cake for three-year-old Adolph Hitler Campbell, the Panasonic 3DO Interactive Multiplayer and M2 home video game consoles, the horrendous Sony PlayStation 3 video game Home, and every episode of the TV show Get a Life online ( 58 minutes -

Episode 120: Dec 24, 2008

Dec 24, 2008 41:00


In this episode: special guest Adam in SC, Greg meeting Denis Leary at Barnes and Noble in Clifton, NJ, knighted celebrities, Adam's movie review of The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) starring Keanu Reeves, our review of The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) starring Matt Damon, our review of Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007) starring Rowan Atkinson, our review of I Am Legend (2007) starring Will Smith, Eddie Murphy as the Riddler in an upcoming Batman movie, Reginald VelJohnson's cameo as Sgt. Al Powell in an episode of Chuck, a celebrity death (Majel Barrett-Roddenberry), and "Christmas in Jersey City" by David W. Jacobsen ( 41 minutes -

Episode 119: Dec 11, 2008

Dec 11, 2008 60:00


In this episode: watching Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) at the historic Loew's Jersey Theater in Jersey City, NJ (, our movie review and comparison to Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008), Scott C. Clements's thoughts about the Indiana Jones movies, William Shatner's new TV show Shatner's Raw Nerve on The Biography Channel, horrible Sylvester Stallone movies, The Christmas Shoes (2002) starring Rob Lowe and Kimberly Williams-Paisley, inflatable Christmas lawn decorations, Snowglobe (2007) starring Christina Milian, Tim Allen's Christmas movies, Amish electric fireplaces (, Roc starring Charles S. Dutton, David Fincher's filmography, Heavy Metal (1981) starring John Candy and Eugene Levy, the upcoming Ghostbusters: The Video Game, repairing dead hard drives, Dumb Tattoo Club (, Tina Turner wearing a ridiculous outfit, and Sarah Palin's 2009 calendar ( 60 minutes -

Episode 118: Nov 29, 2008

Nov 29, 2008 40:00


In this episode: customers killing a Wal-mart employee in Valley Stream, NY, Greg adding pictures to previous episodes, a video of Tom Selleck as Indiana Jones, recent photos of "Macho Man" Randy Savage, a get-rich-quick scheme (the Old-Timers Wrestling League), Ironhide and Ratchet Transformers custom heads by Best Toys, good free antivirus programs (AVG, Avast!, and Avira AntiVir), The Morton Downey Jr. Show, our trip to the children's TV show Steampipe Alley hosted by Mario Cantone, The Cover Girls, The Magic Garden on DVD, the Mellotron, 1970s progressive rock music, "Carnival of Light" by The Beatles, and Paul McCartney making fun of Michael Jackson. 40 minutes -

Episode 117: Nov 21, 2008

Nov 21, 2008 59:00


In this episode: our trip to Late Show with David Letterman, Twilight (2008) starring Kristen Stewart, the Neil Diamond tribute band Super Diamond, JCVD (2008) starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, our review of Quantum of Solace (2008) starring Daniel Craig, our review of every James Bond movie ever made, the upcoming movie Valkyrie (2008) starring Tom Cruise, the trailer for the upcoming movie Star Trek (2009) starring Chris Pine, the upcoming movie Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) starring Shia LaBeouf, characters in movies not watching the road while driving, Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew starring Jeff Conaway and Gary Busey, the yelling commercial guy Billy Mays, NBC canceling My Own Worst Enemy starring Christian Slater, Worst Week starring Kyle Bornheimer, Stan Lee's upcoming gay superhero show on Showtime, parents in Nebraska leaving their teenage children at hospitals, and another lawsuit against Michael Jackson. 59 minutes -

Episode 116: Nov 12, 2008

Nov 12, 2008 35:00


In this episode: Barack Obama's Presidential election victory, useless political lawn signs and bumper stickers, John McCain on Saturday Night Live, CNN's fake holograms, the Slanket (, Sarah Palin wearing a towel, California ballot propositions, the movie Ghost Son starring Ennis Cosby, Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew starring Jeff Conaway and Gary Busey, a celebrity death (Michael Crichton), the final episode of ER, Michael Crichton's ridiculous views regarding global warming, aliens, DDT, and second hand smoke, Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D (2008) on DVD and Blu-ray, and an annoying feature on Wikipedia. 35 minutes -

Episode 115: Oct 30, 2008

Oct 30, 2008 31:00


In this episode: WILDsound FALL Feature Screenplay Contest winner Scott C. Clements (, listener Jack in NJ and album art, problems with Greg's Toshiba laptop, Dennis in CA coming back on the show in November, Jennifer Hudson, Bill Cosby's son getting shot, photos from the October NAVA meeting at the Digital Press video game store in Clifton, NJ, trick or treating memories, our most and least favorite Halloween candy, parents sorting through their children's candy, Fruit Roll-Ups, the Italian snack taralli, fruit snacks (hard vs. gummy), chocolate Easter bunnies (hollow vs. solid), the 70th anniversary of The War of the Worlds radio performance in West Windsor Township, NJ, jelly bean flavors, and the three-year anniversary of The Paunch Stevenson Show. 31 minutes -

Episode 114: Oct 24, 2008

Oct 24, 2008 57:00


In this episode: Ron Howard's Call To Action video on Funny or Die featuring Andy Griffith and Henry Winkler (, Stephen Baldwin challenging Barack Obama to a boxing match, the pointlessness of student government, wearing costumes to the October NAVA meeting at the Digital Press video game store in Clifton, NJ (, Greg trying to buy a Crosley Keepsake USB record player from Craig's List, Greg trying to buy an Indiana Jones costume, crowded Halloween stores, 16 rpm records, pole vaulting in dreams, receiving Sega video games from Juan in Missouri, Sega's obsession with Michael Jackson, our review of the ColecoVision, the Atari 5200, and the Atari 7800, the upcoming Pac-Man Collection for the ColecoVision (, a customer looking for an Osama bin Laden costume, Michael Bay, Mike Tyson, and Jerry Seinfeld looking stupid, our movie review of Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008) starring Michael Cera, and our movie review of Religulous (2008) starring Bill Maher. 57 minutes -

Episode 113: Oct 16, 2008

Oct 16, 2008 38:00


In this episode: a celebrity death (Paul Newman, thanks to, Westerns, Jack Tramiel, Spaceballs: The Animated Series on G4, Comcast's video web site Fancast (, Jason Priestly on the new 90210, MacGyver, Sam Donaldson vs. Sam the Eagle, listeners Paul and Juan in Missouri, a listener's podcast ( by Wayne), Tom Brokaw's voice, John McCain's robotic arms, Chuck Norris, the upcoming movie Indiana Jones 5, WILDsound FALL Feature Screenplay Contest finalist Scott C. Clements (, Charles in Charge season 2 on DVD, Who Made the Potatoe Salad? (2006) starring Jaleel White, and The Wonder Years and Saturday Supercade never being released on DVD. 38 minutes -

Episode 112: Oct 10, 2008

Oct 10, 2008 45:00


In this episode: meeting Lewis Black at the closing night of Hair in Central Park, meeting Juliana Hatfield and telling her about The Paunch Stevenson Show, a celebrity sighting (Cokie Roberts), Sam Donaldson and George W. Bush, the Angry Video Game Nerd's trip to movie locations, an Eliza Dushku update, Greg's triathlon, a Commodore 64 web site (, old horrible video games by Acclaim and LJN, a board game web site (, more listener email from Paul in Missouri, the Electronic Handheld Game Museum (, and a celebrity death (Richard Wright from Pink Floyd). 45 minutes -

Episode 111: Oct 4, 2008

Oct 4, 2008 29:00


In this episode: Greg's horrible computer science classes at Rutgers University in the late 1990s, NJIT, our trip to Live with Regis and Kelly, the insanity of driving in Manhattan, seeing Regis Philbin in person, Wayne Brady's weird hairline, NASCAR drivers throwing ice cream at each other, photos from the show, and the Paunch luck. 29 minutes -

Episode 110: Sep 6, 2008

Sep 6, 2008 53:00


In this episode: celebrity deaths (Don LaFontaine, Bill Melendez, Walter "Killer" Kowalski, and Jerry Reed), voice actors Peter Cullen and Victor Caroli, the box office grosses of The Dark Knight (2008) and Titanic (1997), "Convoy" by C. W. McCall, Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) starring Samuel L. Jackson, The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978) starring Bea Arthur and Art Carney, Eddie Murphy's career, What Ever Happened To? (Judge Reinhold), Nick Fury: Agent of Shield (1998) starring David Hasselhoff, Esteban and the Jeff Bridges voice, syndicated TV shows in the 1990s (Xena: Warrior Princess, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Renegade, etc.), listener email from Paul in Missouri, the Paunch Stevenson Show marathon, Sylvester Stallone's face, vitiligo, Michael Jackson's 50th birthday, Bill Cosby's rap album State of Emergency, Rob's picture with "Macho Man" Randy Savage and Miss Elizabeth in Belleville, NJ, in 1986, Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin, and the popular vote scam. 53 minutes -

Episode 109: Aug 20, 2008

Aug 20, 2008 49:00


In this episode: our movie review of The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008) starring David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, Chris Carter's other TV shows (The Lone Gunmen, Millennium, and Harsh Realm), the unpopularity of sci-fi on TV, our movie review of Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D (2008) starring Brendan Fraser, computer generated dinosaurs, Rob's problem of forgetting movies a few years after watching them, our movie review of Tropic Thunder (2008) starring Ben Stiller and Robert Downey Jr., celebrity deaths (Bernie Mac and Isaac Hayes, thanks to, Jim Henson, Morgan Freeman's car crash and injuries, the curse of The Dark Knight (2008), Michael Caine, upcoming movies in 2009 (Fast and Furious starring Vin Diesel, The Evil Dead directed by Sam Raimi, and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen starring Shia LaBeouf), Michael Bay, Richard Dreyfuss suing his father and uncle for $870,000, and the unreleased Super Nintendo video game Steven Seagal Is the Final Option. 49 minutes -

Episode 108: Aug 10, 2008

Aug 10, 2008 84:00


In this episode: special guest Esteban from Please Save Me Robots (, Comic-Con International in San Diego, CA, the upcoming movie The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) starring Keanu Reeves, Ringo Starr, the BotCon Transformers convention, video game grading services, gasoline octane ratings, obsessed collectors, the upcoming movie TR2N (2010) starring Jeff Bridges, funny videos of The Wicker Man (2006) on YouTube, the Japanese origin of the Transformers toy line, Ironhide and Ratchet's horrible robot forms, 3D movies (Journey to the Center of the Earth, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Star Wars), holographic video, putting your face in HD DVD movies, Esteban's experience as a weather observer in the United States Air Force, his UFO sighting in Korea, the Alamo in San Antonio, TX, watching Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) in Turkey, Esteban's experience at McMurdo Station in Antarctica, Antarctic roads and speed limits, and a celebrity death (Estelle Getty, thanks to 84 minutes -

Episode 107: Jul 16, 2008

Jul 16, 2008 39:00


In this episode: using Microsoft Windows Vista 64-bit, celebrity death (Stan Winston), Interview with the Vampire (1994) starring Tom Cruise, Tom Cruise's lawyer calling Dr. Drew a Nazi, Dr. Phil's talk show, our movie review of Get Smart (2008) starring Steve Carell, our movie review of Hancock (2008) starring Will Smith, Nicholas Cage as Dr. Fu Manchu in Werewolf Women of the S.S., The Wicker Man (2006) starring Nicholas Cage, the upcoming movie Ace Ventura Jr. (2008) starring Josh Flitter, Paul Hogan's tax evasion, Yoda Is Your Father (, the upcoming movie The X-Files: I Want to Believe (2008) starring David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, Will Ferrell and Sacha Baron Cohen starring in an upcoming Sherlock Holmes movie, getting Shawn from Branded in the 80s on the show (, getting Esteban from Please Save Me Robots on the show (, Wonderland (, Kevin Federline's weight gain, Degli Martinez accidentally throwing away his $65 million winning lottery ticket, Ed Begley, Jr. vs. Bill Nye the Science Guy, That Asian Thing playing at the Independent Features Film Festival in NYC on Sunday 7/27/08, getting Juliana Hatfield and the Angry Video Game Nerd on the show, and Hollywood Is Calling ( 39 minutes -

Episode 106: Jun 30, 2008

Jun 30, 2008 86:00


In this episode: another trip to the Digital Press video game store in Clifton, NJ (, meeting James Rolfe (the Angry Video Game Nerd) and trying to get him on the show, the Nostalgia Critic, celebrity deaths (Mel Ferrer, Bo Diddley, Harvey Korman, Jim McKay, Tim Russert, and George Carlin, thanks to, What Ever Happened To? (Jim J. Bullock), a psycho in Union Square Park claiming NASA is going to blow up Jupiter on 7/7/08, Project Lucifer, a Hulk Hogan's Celebrity Championship Wrestling update, Sean Connery's memoirs, Kung Fu Panda (2008) starring Jack Black, You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008) starring Adam Sandler, Kevin Nealon's horrible acting, Dana Carvey's new HBO comedy special Squatting Monkeys Tell No Lies, Mike Myers, the upcoming movie Disaster Movie (2008), Frank Darabont's Indiana Jones and the City of Gods script, the new Apple iPhone 3G and disposable gadgets, The Kid from Brooklyn on Last Comic Standing (, Rob's trip to California, Los Angeles vs. New York City, celebrity sightings (Lisa Bonet, Neil Patrick Harris, and Ryan Reynolds), and our listener Joe from Belleville, NJ. 86 minutes -

Episode 105: Jun 11, 2008

Jun 11, 2008 31:00


In this episode: Hulk Hogan's Celebrity Championship Wrestling on CMT, potential celebrity wrestlers (Bill Cosby, Louie Anderson, Dr. Phil, etc.), Slim Goodbody, I'm with Busey starring Gary Busey, Branded in the 80s (, issues of TV Guide from the late 1970s and early 1980s, Vivarin caffeine tablets, Colorforms Lazer Blazers 3-D holographic stickers, The New Body Boutique's Second Skin space age slenderizer, Once Upon a Spy (1980) starring Ted Danson, an $800 Sears Beta VCR, an old photo of Larry David, Transformers Classics 2.0, the horrible original Ironhide and Ratchet Transformers, and a cool computer animated Transformers video on Transformers Universe ( 31 minutes -

Episode 104: Jun 2, 2008

Jun 2, 2008 39:00


In this episode: our review of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008), its rewatchability, Harrison Ford's age, Karen Allen, ridiculously picky fans, the use of computer graphics and humor, the alien at the end, the 1950s setting, Shia LaBeouf swinging from vines, women waiting in line to see Sex and the City (2008), the Star Wars prequels, directors reediting their movies, Hayden Christensen's horrible acting, ideas for the next Indiana Jones movie, the upcoming movies Death Wish (2009) and Rambo V (2009) both starring Sylvester Stallone, wondering what Scott C. Clements thinks about Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Lauren's review, summer movies she's looking forward to (Sex and the City, You Don't Mess with the Zohan, Tropic Thunder, The Dark Knight, Step Brothers, Hamlet 2, etc.), Charlotte Rae, and What Ever Happened To? (Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze, Jr.). 39 minutes -

Episode 103: May 28, 2008

May 28, 2008 34:00


Our summer movie rundown! In this episode: comments by Manny the Mailman in NJ and Brian in NJ, a picture of the dueling Dr. Phils, The Incredible Hulk (2008) starring Edward Norton, Stan Lee, another stupid style (giant headphones in public), boom boxes, D batteries, Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008) starring Jason Segel, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) starring Harrison Ford, Iron Man (2008) starring Robert Downey Jr., Speed Racer (2008) starring Emile Hirsch, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008) starring Ben Barnes, Postal (2007) directed by Uwe Boll, Uwe Boll vs. Michael Bay, Get Smart (2008) starring Steve Carell, The Love Guru (2008) starring Mike Myers, WALL-E (2008) starring Fred Willard and Jeff Garlin, Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008) starring Ron Perlman, Meet Dave (2008) starring Eddie Murphy, Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D (2008) starring Brendan Fraser, The Dark Knight (2008) starring Christian Bale, Space Chimps (2008) starring Andy Samberg, The Longshots (2008) directed by Fred Durst, Step Brothers (2008) starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly, Land of the Lost (2009) starring Will Ferrell, The X-Files: I Want to Believe (2008) starring David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) starring Samuel L. Jackson, and Tropic Thunder (2008) starring Ben Stiller. 34 minutes -

Episode 102: May 21, 2008

May 21, 2008 30:00


Our interview with the Screaming Orphans at Tir Na Nog in NYC! In this episode: getting Juliana Hatfield on the show, What Ever Happened To? (Natalie Imbruglia), friend and filmmaker Jonald Reyes, That Asian Thing on Independent Features (, The Net (1995) starring Sandra Bullock, a librarian at the Belleville Public Library trying to send a fax, our interview with Joan Diver of the Screaming Orphans at Tir Na Nog in NYC, Dennis Haskins, and the Screaming Orphans live. 30 minutes -

Episode 101: May 4, 2008

May 4, 2008 59:00


We interview Ted Danson and Ed Begley, Jr. at the Global Green Expo 2008 in Jersey City, NJ! In this episode: TV newscasters (Dan Rather, Tom Brokaw, and Peter Jennings), Pat O'Brien, the PSEG Global Green Expo 2008, a summary of Ted Danson's keynote speech, Oceana (, ocean trolling, fish contaminated with mercury, fake Duracell batteries, the pointlessness of autographs, our interview with Ted Danson, the Paunch bad luck, Ed Begley Jr. (, a raw sewage backup in Greg's basement, our interview with Ed Begley Jr., Fixing the Planet (, The Paunch Stevenson Show All-Stars, a summary of Ed Begley Jr.'s keynote speech, recycling and simplifying our lives, consumerism, Rob's computer mouse problem, gardening, standby power, reusing grocery bags, the lack of environmentalism in TV shows and movies, and Autograph magazine's list of the best and worst Hollywood autograph signers. 59 minutes -

Ed Begley and Ted Danson keynote speeches

May 4, 2008 75:00


As promised at the end of episode 101, here is Ed Begley, Jr.'s full keynote speech (4/27/08, great sound quality) and a portion of Ted Danson's (4/26/08, decent sound quality) from the PSEG Global Green Expo 2008 in Jersey City, NJ. 75 minutes -

Episode 100: Apr 15, 2008

Apr 15, 2008 45:00


Our episode 100 improvised comedy extravaganza! In this episode: Paunch in Time (Moses and the Ten Commandments), the dueling Dr. Phils' new album, a skit about the Paunch bad luck (Who Wants to Be a Millionaire part two), Louie Anderson's new hit single, another physics experiment with the fake Julius Sumner Miller (pressure), What Ever Happened To? (Gwyneth Paltrow), and The Paunch Stevenson Show Presidential debate on Larry King Live featuring Bill Maher, Sean Connery, Christopher Walken, Bill Cosby, Dr. Phil, "The Macho Man" Randy Savage, Jesse "The Body" Ventura, Gary Busey, Stan Lee, Louie Anderson, Billy Connolly, and Larry the Cable Guy. 45 minutes -

Episode 99: Mar 25, 2008

Mar 31, 2008 60:00


Our trip to Houlihan's in NJ with special guest Dennis in CA! In this episode: dealing with ridiculous customers at former jobs, PSEG's upcoming Global Green Expo 2008 featuring Ted Danson and Ed Begley Jr. (, a truck accident in California releasing eight million bees onto the highway, The Swarm (1978), meeting Dennis at the Digital Press video game store in Clifton, NJ (, Thai-style calamari at Houlihan's in NJ, the North Carolina Tar Heels, Esteban in South Dakota (, a guy in Texas who accidentally received Rob's UPS package instead of the robot he ordered, Bicentennial Man (1999) starring Robin Williams, Will Ferrell, Be Kind Rewind (2008) starring Jack Black, Definitely, Maybe (2008) starring Ryan Reynolds, Explorers (1985) starring Ethan Hawke and River Phoenix, celebrity deaths (Arthur C. Clarke), Patrick Swayze's pancreatic cancer, After Hours (1985) starring Griffin Dunne, GameStop's midnight release of Super Smash Bros. Brawl for the Nintendo Wii, Guitar Hero: Aerosmith, moronic families on Family Feud, Tom Selleck as Indiana Jones, Epic Movie (2007), and Arnold Schwarzenegger prank phone calls. 60 minutes -

Episode 98: Mar 10, 2008

Mar 10, 2008 33:00


In this episode: the 3rd Space Vest by TN Games, Halo 3 replica weapons by Jasman Toys, auto racing school, voice chat in online multiplayer video games, micropayments, Nintendo Wii points, a listener review on the iTunes Store by Brian in NJ, getting Dennis in CA on the show, Transformers (2007) vs. Masters of the Universe (1987), the new Verizon FiOS commercial featuring Michael Bay, and The Last Starfighter (1984) starring Lance Guest. 33 minutes -

Episode 97: Feb 29, 2008

Feb 29, 2008 29:00


In this episode: World of Warcraft causing divorces, the pointlessness of massively multiplayer online games, an old guy displaying baseball cards and comic books at Dunkin' Donuts, the rise and fall of the sports card industry, Beckett and Tuff Stuff price guides, a box of blank Elvis cards, non-sports cards (Valiant Comics, The Transformers, Nintendo, Donkey Kong, etc.), a useless cable box, and horrible Comcast customer service. 29 minutes -

Episode 96: Feb 18, 2008

Feb 18, 2008 44:00


In this episode: the end of the Writers Guild of America strike, technical difficulties while recording last week, an old VCR with instructions on a VHS tape, our video tour of the Fun N Games arcade a week before it shut down, new listeners (Manny the Mailman and Neal from, new comments by Esteban (Iron Man, War Machine, and stupid sizes of Star Wars toys), the upcoming movie G.I. Joe (2009) starring Dennis Quaid and Marlon Wayans, The 7th Portal and Stan Lee's bankruptcy in 2001, Ringo Starr starring in Stan Lee's new superhero show, the most useless object a Transformer could change into, celebrity deaths (Roy Scheider), celebrities' real names, and Dirty Work (1998) starring Norm MacDonald, Artie Lange, and Jack Warden. 44 minutes -

Episode 95: Feb 1, 2008

Feb 1, 2008 32:00


In this episode: a friend trying to cash in comic books, the Close Encounters of the Third Kind 30th Anniversary Ultimate Edition DVD boxed set, XM Satellite Radio, the upcoming movie Iron Man (2008) starring Robert Downey Jr. and Samuel L. Jackson, the speeds of various animals, Hot to Trot (1988) starring Bobcat Goldthwait and John Candy, old cartoons and TV shows on In2TV AOL Television for free (, Ed O'Neill as the 1-800-COLLECT Phone Patrol, Louie Anderson, and the boring second host of The Weakest Link George Gray. 32 minutes -

Episode 94: Jan 22, 2008

Jan 22, 2008 32:00


In this episode: celebrity deaths (The Fabulous Moolah and Evel Knievel, thanks to, Deck the Halls (2008) starring Danny DeVito and Matthew Broderick, Holiday in Handcuffs (2007) starring Melissa Joan Hart and Mario Lopez, bad new reality shows (Clash of the Choirs and American Gladiators), Pros vs. Joes, Greg's recent DVD purchases at Costco (The X-Files: The Ultimate Collection, The Karate Kid Collection, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3-Pak, etc.), Platoon (1986) incorrectly listed as Hot Shots! (1991) on the digital cable guide, stupid customer reviews on, The Three Stooges 75th Anniversary Collection DVD reissue, and lame DVD special features. 32 minutes -

Episode 93: Jan 14, 2008

Jan 14, 2008 1:50:26


We're back! In this episode: bidding on old video games on, the San Francisco Rush series, Sega in the 1990s (the Genesis, Sega CD, 32X, etc.), the pronunciation of Uranus, giant camcorders in the 1980s, tiny new digital camcorders, longer episodes of The Paunch Stevenson Show, the unreliability of 5.25" floppy disks, old video game controllers with telephone keypads on them, the Coleco Telstar Arcade from 1977, light guns (the NES Zapper, Wii Zapper, SNES Super Scope, and Genesis Menacer), the Sega Activator, deceptive toy commercials, pointless toys (Shrinky Dinks, Lite-Brite, wrestling figures, etc.), creative toys (the Etch A Sketch Animator and the Fisher-Price PXL-2000), live action role-playing (G.I. Joe, The Transformers, etc.), our review of Incredible Change-Bots by Jeffrey Brown (2007), shopworn books at Barnes and Noble, The Dark Knight (2008) trailer, the Rambo (2008) trailer, Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007), the upcoming movie Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins (2009), Still Crazy (1998) starring Billy Connolly and Bill Nighy, Read-Along Adventures (, the Lame Idiot of 2007 (Michael Bay), and director Uwe Boll. 110.5 minutes -

Episode 92: Dec 10, 2007

Dec 10, 2007 60:00


We talk with special guest Jonald Reyes, director of the documentary film That Asian Thing (! In this episode: the documentary film That Asian Thing by Jonald Reyes (, Asian-American celebrities (George Takei, Tiger Woods, Lucy Liu, Bobby Lee, Dat Phan, Rex Navarrete, James Iha, etc.), Margaret Cho's TV show All-American Girl, Celebrity Boxing, Pat Smear, the Nirvana: Unplugged In New York DVD, Super Bowl XLI, William Hung, Fisher Stevens playing an Indian character in Short Circuit (1986), the upcoming movie Rambo (2008) starring Sylvester Stallone, Timecode (2000) starring Salma Hayek, the Independent Film Channel's version of Pulp Fiction (1994) starring John Travolta, Second City and Keegan Michael Key, Jonald's parents, the Filipino delicacy balut, professional boxing, Belleville, NJ, My Chemical Romance, Belleville High School, Ronald McDonald, old typewriters, the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, celebrity sightings (John Cusack and Amy Poehler), the New Monkees, and the purpose of joining the Boy Scouts of America. 60 minutes -

Episode 91: Nov 19, 2007

Nov 19, 2007 45:00


The Paunch Stevenson Show trip to the Fun N Games arcade! In this episode: driving through Newark, NJ, while listening to William Shatner's music, a Larry David moment on the PATH, old handicapped drivers on the highway, the Curb Your Enthusiasm season finale, our Larry David and Jeff Greene impersonations, our visit to the Fun N Games arcade at Willowbrook Mall in Wayne, NJ, before it shut down, the upcoming video game Ghostbusters III, Chuck E. Cheese's Pizza Time Theatre, children's birthday parties at McDonald's and Burger King, the Treasure Troll doll fad in the early 1990s, Elmo, Teddy Ruxpin, The Secret City Adventures starring Commander Mark, Shirt Tales and The Smurfs, the abundance of karate schools in Belleville, NJ, the Biography channel, Rickel Home Centers, Home Depot, stupid job interviewers, employment agencies, the current season of Saturday Night Live only lasting four episodes, and the Broadway stagehand strike. 45 minutes -

Episode 90: Nov 12, 2007

Nov 12, 2007 64:00


We talk with special guest Frank Edward Nora from The Overnightscape podcast (! In this episode: the end of analog broadcast TV on February 17, 2009, 2008 U.S. Presidential candidate Ron Paul, the Republican Party's obsession with terrorism, $100 per barrel of oil, 24 minute podcast episodes, old 74 minute CD-R discs, transferring old VHS video tapes to DVDs, the ridiculous Beanie Babies fad in the late 1990s, storing photos, history in the future, albums being released on USB flash drives in England, iTunes digital release cards at Starbucks, the loudness war and horrible audio CD mastering, a get-rich-quick scheme for record companies, the Fun N Games arcade in Willowbrook Mall in Wayne, NJ, shutting down, Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator (MAME) computer software, the video game Red Earth (known as Warzard in Japan) by Capcom, reading bad novels in high school (The Good Earth, The Chocolate War, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, etc.), David Copperfield's current FBI investigation, Frank's review of Bee Movie (2007) starring Jerry Seinfeld, the Writers Guild of America strike, Late Show with David Letterman, TV interviews via satellite, Heroes season 2, the online video revolution, podcasting and online audio, Frank's attempt at a premium podcast (Anything But Monday), and Frank's upcoming secret project. 64 minutes -

Episode 89: Nov 5, 2007

Nov 5, 2007 64:00


The Paunch Stevenson Show two-year anniversary special, part two! In this episode: placing radiators next to windows, traffic cops vs. traffic lights, terrible movie remakes (The Dukes of Hazzard and Bad News Bears), the new Fred Claus (2007) commercial, a Led Zeppelin update, insane Hannah Montana concert ticket prices, Marked for Death (1990) starring Steven Seagal and Keith David, an embarrassing Van Halen performance in Greensboro, NC, celebrity sightings (Patton Oswalt and Ron Wood), celebrity deaths (Joey Bishop and Robert Goulet, thanks to, the current top ten movies at the box office, baseball (the Los Angeles Dodgers, Tommy Lasorda, Joe Torre, Don Mattingly, the Boston Red Sox, Mike Piazza, etc.), an Eliza Dushku update (Dollhouse), Dark City (1998) starring Rufus Sewell and William Hurt, Alien Nation, the Writers Guild of America strike, Jack Palance audio clips, the Fun N Games arcade in Willowbrook Mall in Wayne, NJ, shutting down, old video game console prices vs. old computer prices, various horror movies, women's Halloween costumes, a Britney Spears and Kevin Federline update, Duane "Dog" Chapman's racial slur, commercials on the Game Show Network, restless legs syndrome, and Mirapex side effects. Happy birthday to Adam in SC! 64 minutes -

Episode 88: Oct 29, 2007

Oct 29, 2007 58:00


The Paunch Stevenson Show two-year anniversary special, part one! In this episode: the current top ten movies at the box office, Jack Palance and Ripley's Believe It or Not!, David Hasselhoff starring in an upcoming Anaconda sequel, the upcoming movie I Am Legend (2007) starring Will Smith, The Omega Man (1971) starring Charlton Heston, the upcoming movie Fred Claus (2007) starring Vince Vaughn and Paul Giamatti, the onslaught of Bee Movie commercials, microfiche and microfilm, the Belleville Public Library in Belleville, NJ, in the 1990s, the Dewey Decimal System, horribly outdated computers in school, Belleville High School's CAD class, an old pen plotter from the 1970s, the uselessness of old computers, fanfold printer paper, Macintosh vs. PC prices, old computer gimmicks (RAM Doubler, Stacker, etc.), old internet service providers (Prodigy, Compuserve, etc.), and receiving free AOL discs in the mail. 58 minutes -

Episode 87: Oct 22, 2007

Oct 22, 2007 24:00


In this episode: Crocs plastic beach clogs getting stuck in escalators, O.J. Simpson's arrest for robbery on September 16, 2007, sports card store customers vs. video game store customers vs. comic book store customers, the upcoming Led Zeppelin reunion in London on November 26, 2007, Van Halen, the season premiere of Heroes, NBC's upcoming remake of the Knight Rider TV series, Turbo Teen, Cavemen on ABC, celebrity deaths (Luciano Pavarotti, thanks to, Saved by the Bell: The College Years, different colored jeans, and Screech. 24 minutes -

Episode 86: Oct 15, 2007

Oct 15, 2007 24:00


In this episode: Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut (1980, 2006) on DVD, Highlander: The Source (2007) starring Adrian Paul, director Brett Leonard and his horrible movies, The Lawnmower Man (1992) starring Pierce Brosnan, bad computer graphics, Virtuosity (1995) starring Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe, T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (1998), Bloodfist VII: Manhunt (1995) starring Don "The Dragon" Wilson, Cobra (1986) starring Sylvester Stallone, Steven Seagal breaking Sean Connery's wrist, Imus Ranch salsa, and the Apple iPhone price cut. 24 minutes -

Episode 85: Oct 1, 2007

Oct 1, 2007 24:00


In this episode: custom ring-back tones, Arbor Day, the JumpSnap ropeless jump rope, the U-Force by Broderbund, legal action against the Chi Iota Colony fraternity for refusing to let a woman join, the upcoming Charles in Charge season 2 DVD boxed set, the upcoming movie Transformers 2 (2009), Transformers (2007) released in IMAX with two bonus minutes of footage, the cartoon series Voltron: Defender of the Universe, the Voltron: Revelations DVD, a get-rich-quick scheme, William Shatner narrating audio books, and chain letters. 24 minutes -

Episode 84: Sep 24, 2007

Sep 24, 2007 24:00


In this episode: the upcoming The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones DVD boxed sets, Halloween (2007) starring Malcolm McDowell, The Invasion (2007) starring Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig, Cindy Crawford, movie commercials, Michael Jackson, Louie Anderson's DVD commentary, SpaghettiOs, Campbell's microwavable soups, director Andrew Davis, a white Sammy Davis, Jr., Alan Alda, and Michael Douglas. 24 minutes -

Episode 83: Sep 10, 2007

Sep 10, 2007 24:00


In this episode: Michael Vick's suspension from the NFL due to dog fighting, chewed up Michael Vick football cards being auctioned off on eBay for $7,400, a get-rich-quick scheme, Owen Wilson's suicide attempt, Nicole Richie spending 82 minutes in jail for drunk driving, young celebrities behaving badly, Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO, celebrity deaths (Richard Jewell, thanks to, insane media coverage (the O.J. Simpson murder trial, Baby Jessica, and the Centennial Olympic Park bombing), Jack Nicholson, New Jersey's geography, Hot Rod (2007) starring Andy Samberg, the Nintendo Wii and the Sony PlayStation 3, and Immortality Devices by Alex Chiu ( 24 minutes -

Episode 82: Aug 27, 2007

Aug 27, 2007 24:00


In this episode: Chasing Ghosts: Beyond the Arcade (2007) starring Billy Mitchell and Walter Day, season two of Who Wants to Be a Superhero? starring Stan Lee, celebrity deaths (Merv Griffin, Phil Rizzuto, and wrestler Brian "Crush" Adams, thanks to, Dave Chappelle vs. David LaChapelle, the upcoming sitcom Cavemen, The Two Coreys starring Corey Feldman and Corey Haim, George Lucas and the upcoming Indiana Jones movie, The Singing Bee and Don't Forget the Lyrics!, the upcoming cartoon Transformers: Animated, and an argument. 24 minutes -

Episode 81: Aug 20, 2007

Aug 20, 2007 24:00


In this episode: Above the Law (1988) starring Steven Seagal and Pam Grier, Steven Seagal's claims that false FBI allegations ruined his career, another stupid style (suits with shorts), the Angry Video Game Nerd on The Opie and Anthony Show, the animal hunting computer game fad (Deer Hunter, Cabela's Big Game Hunter, Cow Hunter, etc.), Microsoft spending $1 billion on Xbox 360 repairs, broken Sony PlayStation consoles, listener comments from Dennis in NC, and our movie review of The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007) starring Steve Wiebe and Billy Mitchell. 24 minutes -

Episode 80: Aug 13, 2007

Aug 13, 2007 24:00


In this episode: an Eliza Dushku update (Tru Calling and Nurses), Side Order of Life starring Jason Priestley, Beavis and Butt-Head, Vanilla Ice destroying an MTV studio in 1999, the constant barrage of lists on TV and in magazines, That's My Bush! on Comedy Central, South Park, The Sopranos series finale, celebrity deaths (Tammy Faye Bakker, thanks to, What Ever Happened To? (Larry Wilcox), the upcoming movie CHiPs (2009) starring Wilmer Valderrama, the upcoming movie The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007) starring Billy Mitchell, Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ, and, and Robot Chicken. 24 minutes -

Episode 79: Aug 6, 2007

Aug 6, 2007 30:00


In this episode: our review of The Simpsons Movie (2007), bad animation in early episodes of The Simpsons, getting in trouble for wearing Simpsons T-shirts to school in 1989 and 1990, the shift in main character from Bart to Homer, TV shows Rob wants on DVD (Family Matters, Charles in Charge season 2, and Get a Life), the Paunch luck (Frank Welker and Harry Shearer), British humor, the upcoming movie Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007) starring Rowan Atkinson, Jason Lee as the voice of Underdog, The Old Jingle of the Episode ("Talking Softball" by Terry Cashman, from "Homer at the Bat"), Barry Bonds and Hank Aaron's career home run record of 755, celebrity deaths (Tom Snyder and Bill Walsh, thanks to, gigantic wooden console TVs, Suburban Cablevision's wooden remote control in the 1980s, and Joe Montana. 30 minutes -

Episode 78: Jul 30, 2007

Jul 30, 2007 24:00


In this episode: popular movie series Rob hasn't seen, the upcoming Indiana Jones movie, the rap version of "The Gambler" by Coolio and Kenny Rogers, the upcoming movie Star Trek (2008) starring Zachary Quinto and Leonard Nimoy, William Shatner and Captain Kirk's death, Stan Lee, Lost in Space (1998) starring William Hurt and Matt LeBlanc, the upcoming movie Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007) starring Jason Lee, Droopy, the upcoming movie Rush Hour 3 (2007) starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker, and USA Network's Jean-Claude Van Damme vs. Steven Seagal movie marathon. 24 minutes -

Episode 77: Jul 23, 2007

Jul 23, 2007 30:00


The Paunch Stevenson Show trip to the video game store! In this episode: singing hobos in Newark, NJ, graffiti, memories of our horrible practice recordings in mid 2005, auto racing and kart racing, the Digital Press video game store in Clifton, NJ (, terrible Super Nintendo Entertainment System games (Street Combat, Batman Forever, Pit-Fighter, etc.), good Super Nintendo Entertainment System games (Super Punch-Out!!, Super Mario Kart, Joe and Mac, etc.), Data East, Bad Dudes inside a Rush 'n Attack cartridge, the trade-in value of Baseball for the Nintendo Entertainment System, the Kiss video game Kiss: Psycho Circus: The Nightmare Child, outlandish Transformers (2007) movie prop auctions on eBay, new reality TV shows (Hey Paula, Scott Baio Is 45...and Single, etc.), and Willie Aames. 30 minutes -

Episode 76: Jul 9, 2007

Jul 9, 2007 41:00


The Paunch Stevenson Show super mega movie review of Transformers! In this episode: our Transformers (2007) movie review with Adam in SC, the Transformers' lack of dialogue and personality, shaky camera work during battles, lengthy transformations, Hugo Weaving's lame Megatron voice, Darius McCrary as the voice of Jazz, the Allspark cube, eBay, the World Wide Web and Al Gore, Jon Voight's pronunciation of "robot," a list of movies that Transformers (2007) ripped off (They Live, Small Soldiers, Superman, AVP: Alien vs. Predator, Independence Day, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, etc.), the lack of machines in the 1930s, Kremzeek, the lack of the Transformers' backstory, the trailer for the upcoming untitled J.J. Abrams movie (2008), season two of Who Wants to Be a Superhero? starring Stan Lee, our movie review of Live Free or Die Hard (2007) starring Bruce Willis and Justin Long, Herbie the Love Bug, the Transformers peeing and playing hide and seek, impressive fan CGI, and a line from The Transformers: The Movie (1986). 41 minutes -

Episode 75: Jul 2, 2007

Jul 2, 2007 24:00


In this episode: a Sean Connery update, the Die Hard series of movies starring Bruce Willis, the Apple iPhone launch, a Transformers cosplay video on, a five foot tall Devastator by Shane (, useless Japanese robots, anticipation for Transformers opening July 3, 2007, a listener's web site ( by Esteban), celebrity deaths (Charles Nelson Reilly, Don Herbert, and Liz Claiborne, thanks to, The Wizard (1989) starring Fred Savage and Christian Slater, The Vanishing (1993) starring Jeff Bridges and Kiefer Sutherland, What Ever Happened To? (Fred Savage and Ben Savage), and WWE wrestler Chris Benoit's steroid-induced murders and suicide. 24 minutes -

Episode 74: Jun 25, 2007

Jun 25, 2007 24:00


In this episode: Steven Seagal's web site and music career (, his Lightning Bolt energy drink, "John Crow" by Jimmy Cliff and Steven Seagal from the Marked for Death (1990) soundtrack, the decline of rap music, Master P and WCW wrestling, "Be a Man" by "Macho Man" Randy Savage, Curt Hennig and the West Texas Rednecks, horrible quotes from Finding Forrester (2000) starring Sean Connery, and our review of the season finale of Heroes starring Milo Ventimiglia. 24 minutes -

Episode 73: Jun 11, 2007

Jun 11, 2007 24:00


In this episode: Carroll Shelby, Bill Cosby's Super Snake custom car and Tony Maxey's death, a new X-Files movie, the upcoming movie Star Trek (2008), various actors we'd prefer as the voice of Megatron in the upcoming movie Transformers (2007), the upcoming movie Pee-wee's Playhouse: The Movie (2009), Teen Wolf (1985) starring Michael J. Fox and Teen Wolf Too (1987) starring Jason Bateman, Steve Jobs buying Pixar from George Lucas in 1986, live-action G.I. Joe fan movies (Special Missions and Battle for the Serpent Stone), insane celebrities, the fall of Britney Spears, and a Kevin Federline update. 24 minutes -

Episode 72: May 28, 2007

May 28, 2007 24:00


In this episode: our Spider-Man 3 (2007) movie review with live guest Adam in SC, Topher Grace as Venom, Stan Lee, this summer's blockbuster movies, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess for Nintendo Wii, car alarms, Lloyd Scott's participation in the 2007 London Marathon dressed as Indiana Jones, a free online Flash video converter (, meeting Elijah Wood on a subway platform in NYC, Michael Moore directing the upcoming movie The Hobbit (2009), "To Serve Man" (The Twilight Zone, 1962), The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear (1991) starring Leslie Nielsen and O.J. Simpson, and The Old Jingle of the Episode (Dr Pepper commercial). 24 minutes -

Episode 71: May 21, 2007

May 21, 2007 24:00


In this episode: our interview with author and webmaster Dave Praeger in NYC, his new book Poop Culture (, Starbucks, public bathrooms and automatic flush toilets, the upper class during the Victorian era, the ideology behind the flush toilet, cholera outbreaks, chamber pots and privies, the environmental impact of our current sewer system, creating energy from human waste, Dave's web site PoopReport (, his upcoming show The Tao of Poo on June 2, 2007, in Philadelphia, PA, and his article in The New York Times about recycling urine for use as fertilizer. 24 minutes -

Episode 70: May 14, 2007

May 14, 2007 24:00


In this episode: CBS firing Don Imus, Sinbad's rumored death, Dairy Queen's barbeque chicken sandwich, celebrity deaths (Anna Nicole Smith, Brad Delp, Richard Jeni, Kurt Vonnegut, Don Ho, Boris Yeltsin, and Bobby "Boris" Pickett), "Everybody's Laughing at Me" by DJ Boris Yeltsin featuring Mike Tyson, Nicholas Cage being swindled out of $300,000 by classic-car broker Peter Brotman, the new mineral jadarite nicknamed kryptonite, Jon Voight's fears of another terrorist attack, and John Travolta starring in the upcoming movie Hairspray (2007). 24 minutes - P.S. Don't miss episode 71 next week! We're interviewing Dave Praeger, webmaster of PoopReport ( and author of the new book Poop Culture (

Episode 69: May 7, 2007

May 7, 2007 24:00


In this episode: a "Rowdy" Roddy Piper update, They Live (1988) starring Roddy Piper and Keith David, John Carpenter, the upcoming Escape from New York (2009) remake, a Regis Philbin update, meeting Ron Carey from Barney Miller, a cool Nintendo T-shirt on, Chuck Norris's response to Chuck Norris Facts, Hugo Weaving starring as the voice of Megatron in the upcoming movie Transformers (2007), Peter Cullen and Frank Welker performing the voices in Activision's upcoming video game Transformers: The Game, Alec Baldwin's insane voice mail message to his daughter, and sneaker shopping. 24 minutes -

Episode 68: Apr 30, 2007

Apr 30, 2007 24:00


In this episode: another physics experiment with the fake Julius Sumner Miller (tension), the Lame Idiot of 2006 (Tom Cruise), Katie Holmes, the upcoming Batman movie The Dark Knight (2008) starring Christian Bale, Louie Anderson as the Penguin, Louie Anderson on The Weakest Link, Dr. Phil dancing on American Idol, the game show Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, Dr. Phil controversies, celebrities trying to play professional sports (Elisabeth Shue, Andrew Shue, Garth Brooks, etc.), Voltron sneakers (submitted by Dennis in NC), an Eliza Dushku update, and Rookie of the Year (1993) starring Thomas Ian Nicholas and Gary Busey. 24 minutes -

Episode 67: Apr 23, 2007

Apr 23, 2007 24:00


In this episode: George Lucas and the upcoming Indiana Jones movie, Frank Edward Nora and The Overnightscape (, our Paunch Stevenson Show listener drawing contest, Eddie Murphy playing multiple roles in movies, various Saturday Night Live casts, The Ladies Man (2000) starring Tim Meadows, Saved By the Bell and Saved By the Bell: The New Class, and Dennis Haskins' recent filmography. 24 minutes -

Episode 66: Apr 2, 2007

Apr 2, 2007 24:00


In this episode: Ninja Warrior on G4, the Double Dare obstacle course, Video Power hosted by Johnny Arcade, the Nickelodeon Super Toy Run, a get-rich-quick scheme (sue Toys "R" Us), Franklyn Pigott Jr. setting his house on fire trying to kill a bee, toxic squirrels in Ringwood, NJ, Ramapough Mountain Indians, a Michael Jackson update ($100,000 Beverly Hills pharmacy debt), Donald Trump's redevelopment of Atlantic City's Steel Pier, the Doomsday Clock, Stephen Hawking in outer space, the "Hold Your Wee for a Wii" contest on KDND and Jennifer Strange's death, and our Nintendo Wii review. 24 minutes -

Episode 65: Mar 26, 2007

Mar 26, 2007 24:00


In this episode: seven kinds of close encounters in ufology, Prince performing at the Super Bowl, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985) starring Mel Gibson and Tina Turner, going to an overcrowded movie theater, meeting Dennis Haskins (Mr. Belding) at an Irish restaurant in NYC, Dead Man on Campus (1998) starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Tom Everett Scott, a get-rich-quick scheme (hoarding bad DVDs), Eliza Dushku's African mask collection, and celebrity deaths (Peter Boyle and Joseph Barbera). 24 minutes -

Episode 64: Mar 19, 2007

Mar 19, 2007 24:00


In this episode: The Old Jingle of the Episode (Filmation's Ghostbusters theme song), the Ghostbusters DVD boxed set, Rankin/Bass Productions, Podlinez (, "Melmac Girls" by Alf (1988 Burger King cardboard record), "McDonald's Menu Song" (1988 McDonald's flexi disc), strange cartoon show plots (The Transformers, G.I. Joe, etc.), Rip Torn's drunk driving arrest in NY, Dr. Phil and Bumfights producer Ty Beeson, and the judge TV show fad. 24 minutes -

Episode 63: Mar 12, 2007

Mar 12, 2007 24:00


In this episode: our interview with live guest Scott C. Clements in Toronto, his movie serial The Scarlet Avenger (, Apple Final Cut Pro, Sam Raimi, special effects on a limited budget, masked villains, Spy Smasher (1942) by Republic Pictures, Cinemaware's 1988 video game Rocket Ranger, George Lucas and the upcoming Indiana Jones movie, Silent Hill (2006) starring Radha Mitchell, and The Old Jingle of the Episode (The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! closing theme "Do the Mario"). 24 minutes -

Episode 62: Mar 5, 2007

Mar 5, 2007 24:00


In this episode: our Ghost Rider (2007) movie review with live guest Adam in SC, Stan Lee's cameo on Heroes, the upcoming movie Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007) starring Laurence Fishburne and Jessica Alba, Stephen Hawking's comments regarding the future of humanity, Echoes: The Best of Pink Floyd, Spaced Out: The Very Best of Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner, William Shatner's performance of "Rocket Man" at the 1978 Science Fiction Film Awards, The Blanks performing the Charles in Charge theme song (, and The Top Ten Things I'm not Looking Forward to about Winter. 24 minutes -

Episode 61: Feb 26, 2007

Feb 26, 2007 24:00


In this episode: our movie review of Rocky Balboa (2006) starring Sylvester Stallone and Milo Ventimiglia, Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!, complicated sports video games, the Ghost Rider (2007) trailer, Nicholas Cage as Liberace, Pan's Labyrinth (2006) starring Ivana Baquero and Sergi Lopez, musicians acting in movies, Steven Seagal starring in movies with rappers, Out for Justice (1991) starring Steven Seagal and William Forsythe, What Ever Happened To? (Joey Lawrence), Jerry Springer on Dancing with the Stars, the upcoming movie Under Siege 3: Space Station, Scarred City (1998) starring Stephen Baldwin and Tia Carrere, and Time Cube ( 24 minutes -

Episode 60: Feb 19, 2007

Feb 19, 2007 24:00


In this episode: banning the sale of video game characters and virtual items, foreign video game slaves, Osama bin Laden's attraction to Whitney Houston, Sony's staged PlayStation 3 attacks, Morgan Conatser's attempt to steal a guitar in his pants, a prank involving motor oil in Bradley McManomy's peanut butter and jelly sandwich, Casino Royale (2006) starring Daniel Craig and Eva Green, the original Casino Royale (1967) starring Peter Sellers and Woody Allen, TV Land's 100 greatest TV quotes and catchphrases, Family Feud, and getting guests on the show. 24 minutes -

Episode 59: Feb 5, 2007

Feb 5, 2007 33:00


In this episode: getting sponsors for the show, a My Chemical Romance update, Adult Swim's Aqua Teen Hunger Force ad campaign causing a panic in Boston, MA, more goofy WWF wrestler gimmicks (Reverend Slick, Doink the Clown, etc.), poorly compressed video on Time Warner Digital Cable, HBO, cartoon shows on Boomerang, repetitive radio stations, Nintendo sneakers by Run Athletics (, the upcoming Indiana Jones movie,, and the Family Feud video game starring Louie Anderson. Happy birthday to Johnilyn in SC! 33 minutes -

Episode 58: Jan 29, 2007

Jan 29, 2007 32:00


In this episode: returning from a month-long break, frustrating computer upgrades, Gateway's decline in popularity, Al Gore, the virtual psychiatrist Dr. Sbaitso, Sega's 1990 video game Michael Jackson's Moonwalker, a celebrity cannibal in Japan (Issei Sagawa), celebrity deaths (James Brown, Gerald Ford, Saddam Hussein, Benny Parsons, Ron Carey, and Bam Bam Bigelow), Abe Vigoda, Hulk Hogan's age, "The Genius" Lanny Poffo, and DVD movies (easter eggs, lame special features, and double-dipping). 32 minutes -

Episode 57: Dec 25, 2006

Dec 25, 2006 28:00


In this episode: "We Are the World" by USA for Africa, Taxi (2004) starring Jimmy Fallon and Queen Latifah, bad Saturday Night Live movies (A Night at the Roxbury, The Ladies Man, etc.), Christmas movies (The Year Without a Santa Claus remake starring John Goodman, Home Alone, A Christmas Story, Santa Claus: The Movie, Babes in Toyland, White Christmas, etc.), the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, the impressive annual Christmas display in a backyard in Belleville, NJ, robots, the annual Christmas display at Fountains of Wayne in Wayne, NJ (, Fairfield Garden Center's annual Christmas Ice Caverns display in Fairfield, NJ (, and a look back at last year's Paunch Stevenson Show Christmas episode. Happy holidays! 28 minutes -

Ep 56 12/18/06

Dec 18, 2006 24:00


In this episode: The Transformers The Movie 20th Anniversary DVD review, celebrity deaths (Ed Bradley, Jack Palance, Joseph Ungaro, and Robert Altman), Britney Spears and Kevin Federline's divorce, WWE wrestling, a George Lucas update, the upcoming movie The Dirt starring Christopher Walken as Ozzy Osbourne, Bill Maher's Crocodile Hunter Halloween costume, Vince McMahon, Star Wars fans, Neil Patrick Harris, Daniel Baldwin's recent crimes, the annual turkey-eating contest at Artie's Deli in NY, and Dr. Phil. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #055 (12/11/06)

Dec 11, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Professional video gamers and Major League Gaming (, Burger King video games for Microsoft Xbox, Sony PlayStation 3 launch day scams, Nintendo Wii bundles, bleem!, the hypocrisy of Apple lovers installing Microsoft Windows on their new Macintosh computers, elevator common sense, the Power Glove by Mattel and other useless gimmick toys, Tyco slot cars, and Tom Cruise's auto racing career. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #054 (12/4/06)

Dec 4, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: John Travolta, David Letterman's hair, bad late night talk shows (Last Call with Carson Daly, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, and Jimmy Kimmel Live), Adam Carolla, CSI: Miami starring David Caruso, the upcoming movie Rocky Balboa, Dr. Phil, the 1990's talk show fad, old shows on Fox (Roc, The X-Files, The Lone Gunman, etc.), Andy Richter and his upcoming show Andy Barker P.I., Superman Returns, and 3-D movies. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #053 (11/27/06)

Nov 27, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Kevin Federline's album Playing with Fire and his upcoming book, Space Farms Zoo and Museum in NJ (, bad Christmas movies (The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause and Jack Frost), Martin Short, America's Funniest Home Videos, ALF, "The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins" by Leonard Nimoy (1968), Robert Wagner, Natalie Wood's death, Christopher Walken, and Robert Vaughn. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #052 (11/13/06)

Nov 13, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Tower Records going out of business, Mister T on Cartoon Network at 5:30 a.m., old cartoons gone from TV, Bill Cosby and The Little Rascals, the urban legends reference page (, Star Wars Transformers, U.S. postage stamps featuring Jimmy Stewart in 2007, a get-rich-quick scheme (lintless tissues), an out-of-shape man with Spider-Man body paint, disgusting breakfast cereals (Mr. T Cereal, Nintendo Cereal System, Ice Cream Cones, Cookie Crisp, Cap'n Crunch, Reese's Puffs, etc.), and SpaghettiOs. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #051 (11/6/06) 2 bonus minutes!

Nov 6, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Election Day in the U.S., a voice mail from Joe Piscopo, Carrot Top, car horns and alarms, the Casino Royale trailer, Atari 2600 video games (Raiders of the Lost Ark, Riddle of the Sphinx, etc.), the Atari 7800, cartridges vs. CD's, Larry King interviewing a George W. Bush impersonator, Tom Cruise as the head of United Artists, Heaven's Gate starring Kris Kristofferson, movie rolls that actors have turned down (, Christopher Walken as Han Solo, and Puff Daddy as James Bond 007. Happy birthday to Adam in SC! 26 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #050 (10/30/06) 1 bonus minute!

Oct 30, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: The Paunch Stevenson Show 50th episode and one year anniversary special recorded live with an audience, George W. Bush and outer space weapons, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban, What Ever Happened To? (Lenny Kravitz), the upcoming Star Trek XI movie featuring Tom Cruise (, the new album by Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs (Under the Covers Vol. 1), sports team logos on coffins (, Don Francis's stolen tricycle, children's body odor, the Eighth Wonder of the World, the 1969 Moon landing, S.E.P.P.O., and Michael Jackson. 25 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #049 (10/16/06)

Oct 16, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Disgusting Halloween candy (candy corn, Mary Jane, etc.), trick-or-treating, people decorating for holidays too early, Lord Greylock, Help Me Help You starring Ted Danson, the current Volkswagen Jetta commercials, pizza commercials, trans-fatty acids, stupid styles (tattoos and piercings), the upcoming documentary That Asian Thing by Jonald Reyes (, a get-rich-quick scheme (celebrity decoys), Christian Slater, unrealistic action shows (The A-Team, G.I. Joe, The Dukes of Hazzard, etc.), and The Old Jingle of the Episode (The Electric Company theme song). 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #048 (10/9/06)

Oct 9, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Greg's bad luck recording Star Trek, The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang cartoon, The Gary Coleman Show cartoon, George Carlin's HBO special Life Is Worth Losing, bad NFL football highlight shows, Tony Danza and his wife, Keith Richards in Pirates of the Caribbean, David Beckham and Tom Cruise, I Pity the Fool starring Mr. T, a Robin Williams update, and The Honeybuns performing "I Yi, Yi, Yi, Yi (I Like You Very Much)" at the Benefit Concert for Rita Project in NYC on 10/4/06. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #047 (10/2/06)

Oct 2, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: The Angry Nintendo Nerd on, rehashed sports video games, Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner, the 40th anniversary of Star Trek and digitally remastered episodes on NBC, the original theatrical versions of Star Wars on DVD, the upcoming The Transformers: The Movie remastered DVD with special features, Hung Electric's death, Gary Weddle's beard, the Scroll Lock key's purpose, the meaning of "Eminence Front" by The Who, and the current lack of good movies. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #046 (9/25/06)

Sep 25, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Target and Wal-Mart not selling UMD movies for the Sony PSP anymore, Sony's exploding laptop batteries, the 1-900 number fad, a $14,000 telephone, voice mail common sense, the recent bagged spinach E. coli outbreak, "Popeye Rap (I Yam what I Yam)" by DJ Boris Yeltsin, Robin Williams vs. Dave Coulier, another stupid style (golden sneakers), LA Gear, Broadband in Gas (BiG), and a get-rich-quick scheme. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #045 (9/18/06)

Sep 18, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Celebrity deaths ("The Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin and Bruno Kirby), What Ever Happened To? (the entire cast of Parker Lewis Can't Lose, Tami Erin from The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking, and Aileen Quinn from Annie), Twenty Good Years starring Jeffrey Tambor and John Lithgow, Arrested Development season 3 on DVD, The Hogan Family, Stan Lee, and the official release date and price of the upcoming Nintendo Wii. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #044 (9/11/06) Best of...

Sep 11, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Another physics experiment with the fake Julius Sumner Miller (from episode 37), Paunch in Time (Thomas Edison, from episode 20), the original Star Wars trilogy on DVD (from episode 34), The Old Jingle of the Episode (Tootsie Roll commercial, from episode 21), My Million Dollar Year (, from episode 27), Paunch in Time (the American Revolutionary War, from episode 18), Jaleel White's rumored suicide (from episode 36), and Dr. Phil (from episode 33). 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #043 (8/28/06)

Aug 28, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Pat Cooper's temporary death on, celebrity deaths (Jack Warden and Mako), Sidekicks, Who Wants to Be a Superhero? starring Stan Lee, Fossil's Atari watches, the new planets, David Copperfield's Fountain of Youth, the upcoming Batman movie The Dark Knight, Tom Cruise helping car accident victims in Utah, Dustin Diamond's assault, annoying people in NYC selling water and candy on the street, DOA: Dead or Alive the movie, and The Night Listener starring Robin Williams. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #042 (8/21/06)

Aug 21, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: The Digital Press video game store in Clifton, NJ (, overpriced old Nintendo games on, Dr. Phil, the 100 unsexiest men in the world, a Kevin Federline update, Quackwatch (, Peter Cullen being added to the cast of the upcoming Transformers movie, free AOL, The A-Team, a get-rich-quick scheme (a for-profit fire department), "Weird Al" Yankovic's upcoming album Straight Outta Lynwood (, and "You're Pitiful." 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #041 (8/14/06)

Aug 14, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Box Office Mojo (, the lack of great movies this summer, the WBHS Channel 34 25th anniversary celebration at Belleville High School in NJ (June 25, 2006), Governor Jon Corzine shutting down NJ in July, Hollywood Is Calling (, a get-rich-quick scheme (impersonated celebrity phone calls), aliens using Al Bundy's socks for fuel, Pee-wee's Playhouse on Cartoon Network, and the Big Shoe Dance. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #040 (8/7/06)

Aug 7, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Ted Danson's upcoming TV show Help Me Help You, Basic Instinct 2 on DVD, the Bulwer-Lytton fiction contest (, a writing assignment involving Francis Buxton and Pee-wee's Big Adventure, Kyle MacDonald and One Red Paper Clip (, MUDs, dueling Dr. Phils, bad podcasts, David Lee Roth, and Opie and Anthony on 92.3 FM in NYC. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #039 (7/31/06)

Jul 31, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Boom cars and They Might Be Giants in Atlantic City, a special message from Louie Anderson, The Commute podcast (, currently offline), the upcoming Transformers (2007) movie teaser trailer and cast, Al Pacino as Optimus Prime, veteran voice actors Peter Cullen and Frank Welker, a listener review of Superman Returns (2006) by Dennis in NC, Nicholas Cage and Dr. Phil as Superman, Kirk Cameron's Left Behind video game, and the recent Apple Macintosh television ads lying about Microsoft Windows and PCs. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #038 (7/24/06)

Jul 24, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: The Kid from Brooklyn video podcast starring Michael Caracciolo (, Pink Floyd's "Shine on You Crazy Diamond" performed by the fake William Shatner, stupid styles (beach clogs at work and sports jerseys as dress shirts), Greg being incorrect about a tornado in NJ, and live recordings of Curt Kirkwood and Elmo Kirkwood performing "Plateau" and "Oh, Me" at Mercury Lounge in NYC 7/20/06 ( 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #037 (7/17/06) 2 bonus minutes!

Jul 17, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Italy's 2006 FIFA World Cup victory, Tony Meola, downtime in American sports, demolition soccer, celebrity deaths (Syd Barrett and Red Buttons), Frank Edward Nora and The Overnightscape's 500th episode (, more about Tom Green's new show, Shock the Man video podcast (, another physics experiment with the fake Julius Sumner Miller, the 2006 Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Contest, and a Sonya Thomas update. 26 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #036 (7/3/06)

Jul 3, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Celebrity deaths (Paul Gleason and Aaron Spelling), What Ever Happened To? (Jason Priestley), a Jerry Lewis update, Louie Anderson's surgery, Jaleel White's rumored suicide, the Paunch bad luck (Lewis, Louie, etc.), trying to watch Tom Green's new show, an Eliza Dushku update, and's poll of the most irritating film characters. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #035 (6/26/06)

Jun 26, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Paunch in Time (Christopher Columbus), Barry Manilow and Bing Crosby music used in Australia to combat loud cars, a Ukrainian man killed by a lioness at a Kiev zoo, Professor Sir John Pendry's invisibility cloak, a Florida man drowning while trying to save a toy boat, celebrity deaths (Billy Preston), Billy Connolly, Chris Latta as the original voice of Moe and Mr. Burns on The Simpsons, and The Old Jingle of the Episode (The Great Space Coaster theme song). 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #034 (6/19/06)

Jun 19, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: The new Nike + iPod, stupid styles (big shoes and young white guys with afros), Chris Tucker's ridiculous salary, Family Matters, a skit about Tom Green's new show vs. Bill Maher's new show, Definitely Maybe by Oasis (voted the best album of all time on, the upcoming release of the original Star Wars trilogy on DVD, Star Wars Louie Anderson Special Edition, Thumb Wars, and The Old Jingle of the Episode (Sanford and Son theme song). 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #033 (6/12/06)

Jun 12, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Dr. Phil, The Morton Downey Jr. Show, the Atkins Diet fad, Amazon Fishbowl hosted by Bill Maher, a Paul Reiser update, a Sonya Thomas update, Kate Stelnick (96 oz. Colossal Cheeseburger Challenge Champion), the upcoming Die Hard 4: Die Hardest, the Smart Mug electric cup, a get-rich-quick scheme (hot beverages), Michael Jackson on Robot Chicken, and The Old Jingle of the Episode ("We're not Candy!" PSA, Poison Control Center public service announcement, compiled from multiple sources, sound quality varies). 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #032 (6/5/06)

Jun 5, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: The Rubber Soles (, pointless upcoming video game movies (Spy Hunter: Nowhere to Run starring The Rock, Carmen Sandiego, etc.), The Old Jingle of the Episode (He-Man and the Masters of the Universe theme song), toy cartoons in the 1980's, Photon, a Screaming Orphans song ("Liar"), and three short Weird Paul Petroskey songs ("Acting like Mel Torme," "My Head's on Fire," and "Dreaded Glaucoma Test"). 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #031 (5/29/06)

May 29, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: You Can't Do that on Television, the word of the episode, celebrity deaths (Lew Anderson), Louie Anderson, Hasbro celebrating Play-Doh's 50th birthday with limited-edition Play-Doh perfume, What Ever Happened To? (Michael Flatley, Chris Kattan, and McGruff the Crime Dog), Howie Mandel on NBC's Deal or No Deal, The Weakest Link, Grizzly Man documentary, David Blaine, and That '70s Show series finale. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #030 (5/22/06)

May 22, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: "Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band" by Meco, Ben and Jerry Stiller, Poseidon, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Al Gore on Saturday Night Live, various celebrity impersonations (Jim Nabors, Don Knotts, Christopher Lloyd, etc.), X-Men and other stupid comic book movies, Apple's crashing Rob's Firefox browser, people drenched in paint for Jose Cuervo's National Flavors Day, the Superman Returns trailer, more IMAX nonsense, and The Old Jingle of the Episode (G.I. Joe theme song). 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #029 (5/15/06)

May 15, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Rosie O'Donnell replacing Meredith Vieira on The View, Awful Plastic Surgery (, The Man in the Iron Mask starring Leonardo DiCaprio and John Malkovich, actors and actresses receiving praise for portraying mentally retarded people, a crass high school English teacher, Kaavya Viswanathan's plagiarism, and new live Screaming Orphans recordings ("Ring of Fire" and "Seven Nation Army"). 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #028 (5/8/06)

May 8, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: A defect that causes self-heating Wolfgang Puck gourmet latte cans to explode, a get-rich-quick scheme (Doc Brown's plutonium-heated coffee), the upcoming Nintendo Wii, an old British street vendor in Manhattan selling peelers, more stupid styles (new women's shoes and men wearing flip-flops during the summer without cutting their toenails), bags of vomit being dumped throughout Mount Pleasant, IA, The Old Jingle of the Episode (Kellogg's Frosted Flakes commercial), and local psychos from Dennis in NC (Willowbrook Mall customers). 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #027 (5/1/06)

May 1, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: What Ever Happened To? (Tom Green and Ralph Macchio), another physics experiment with the fake Julius Sumner Miller, Stoogemania, My Million Dollar Year (, Alan Thicke, Rob finding the same take-out menus on his front steps every day, Freddy Krueger vs. Jason Voorhees vs. Michael Myers, The Transformers Chinese DVD tin set review, and The Old Jingle of the Episode (Wrigley's Big Red commercial). 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #026 (4/24/06)

Apr 24, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Silent Hill, Aerosmith in Revolution X, Fever Pitch starring Jimmy Fallon and Drew Barrymore, Rosie O'Donnell's fake crush on Tom Cruise, celebrity deaths (Richard Fleischer and Buck Owens), Charlton Heston, Rocky Balboa Blog (, a get-rich-quick scheme (.ocm URL's), a listener get-rich-quick scheme from Dennis in NC (NASCAR chicken), What About Bob? the video game, and The Old Jingle of the Episode (Alvin and the Chipmunks theme song). 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #025 (4/17/06)

Apr 17, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Greg's cursed computer, a Mexican couple throwing homemade bombs at each other during an argument, Tekle Zigetta's arrest for counterfeiting billion dollar bills, a Michael Jackson update, Macaulay Culkin's drug bust, John Oates: black or white?, an upcoming Bob Ross video game for Nintendo consoles, S.E.P.P.O. posters, winning a fifteen minute phone call from director Peter Jackson, Dinosaurs and The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! on DVD, and The Old Jingle of the Episode (Wrigley's Juicy Fruit commercial). 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #024 (4/10/06)

Apr 10, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Another stupid style (half tucked-in shirts), Politically Incorrect with the fake Bill Maher, Aubrey de Grey's Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence ( and living to be 1,000 years old, Curtis Gokey's lawsuit against himself, Greg's disappointment over Eliza Dushku leaving Dog Sees God, misinformation on an internet message board, The Old Jingle of the Episode (Bod theme song), and chewing on four different animals simultaneously at McDonald's. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #023 (4/3/06)

Apr 3, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Paunch in Time (the Wright brothers), Barry Bonds, professional athletes assaulting spectators, Chuck Norris Facts (, IMAX Deep Sea 3-D, portable MP3 players causing hearing loss in teenagers, the Kennedys' bizarre accent, extending the human life span, Highlander, The Old Jingle of the Episode (Simon in the Land of Chalk Drawings theme song), Bill Cosby and PicturePages, and Mr. Rogers. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #022 (3/27/06)

Mar 27, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: An odd voicemail on Rob's cellular phone, Isaac Hayes quitting South Park, a Kevin Federline update, the definition of "PopoZao," Richard Simmons' hair, Michael Hebranko (1,100 lbs.), The Old Jingle of the Episode (Toys "R" Us commercial), Kids "R" Us, Jerry Lewis' 80th birthday, Rob getting credit in the Belleville Times for Greg's geography bee victory, and My Chemical Romance exaggerating in interviews. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #021 (3/20/06)

Mar 20, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Listener audio (The Transformers theme song by GMT in Brooklyn), Uno, VH-1's I Love Toys, The Godfather video game, an International Federation of Competitive Eating update (, celebrity deaths (Kirby Puckett, Peter Tomarken, and Slobodan Milosevic), old sitcoms (Empty Nest, ALF, and My Two Dads), Max Wright, The Old Jingle of the Episode (Tootsie Roll commercial), Tina Turner, and another interview with the fake Sean Connery. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #020 (3/13/06)

Mar 13, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Paunch in Time (Thomas Edison), Conehenge Comics: The Story of a Jersey Schlub (, Rocket Racing League (, Snazzy Nazz, a worthless gym teacher, demolition soccer, and library class (knocking over bookcases, faking epileptic seizures, playing Wheel of Books, and mocking filmstrips). 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #019 (3/6/06)

Mar 6, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Michael Jackson's white glove on, a U.S. Army Ohio National Guard firefighter named Optimus Prime, the Transformers, GoBots: War of the Rock Lords, theme songs, Johnny Jackson of The Jackson 5, celebrity deaths (Don Knotts and Darren McGavin), What Ever Happened To? (Adam Sandler), Roger Moore, old fanfold dot matrix printer paper, a soda-free diet, and chewed gum inside a grilled cheese sandwich. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #018 (2/27/06)

Feb 27, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Paunch in Time (the American Revolutionary War), George Washington's retreat through Belleville, cherry blossoms, insane school memories (razzmatazz, the fake stock market war, the paper war, caged dodgeball, the big splash, the lead apple, and Mr. F's aerodynamic baseball bat), incorrectly scored standardized tests, the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS), the Early Warning Test (EWT), the High School Proficiency Test (HSPT), and the listener annoying word of the episode by GMT in Brooklyn. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #017 (2/20/06)

Feb 20, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: A Sonya Thomas update ( Grilled Cheese Finals and World Chili Cheese Fries Eating Championship), celebrity deaths (Al Lewis and Chris Penn), remote control gun web sites, differences between Charles in Charge season 1 and season 2, Larry King, Get a Life, and a skit involving Paunch twisting people's words around. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #016 (2/13/06)

Feb 13, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: PoopReport (, DJ Boris Yeltsin, "Witness Protection Program," combating childhood obesity in West Virginia schools with Dance Dance Revolution, World Class Track Meet and the Power Pad for the Nintendo Entertainment System, two-base kickball, silent ball, a get-rich-quick scheme (capture Osama bin Laden), Hamas, jigsaw puzzles, a psychotic seventh grade science teacher, wine and beer at Chuck E. Cheese's Pizza Time Theatre, and Weird Paul Petroskey ( 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #015 (2/6/06)

Feb 6, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: A Michael Jackson update, terrible IMAX movies (Roving Mars, T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous, and Across the Sea of Time), Underworld: Evolution, thirteen strikes again, Al Bundy and bad luck, Mario Lemieux, Belleville trivia (Pathmark, Video Dynasty, Pizza And, Mickey's Music, and Tobacco King), and defunct department stores (Bradlees, Caldor, and McCrory's). 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #014 (1/30/06)

Jan 30, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Paunch on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Vomitorium (, a listener get-rich-quick scheme, working at a Yugoslavian wire-cutting factory in NJ, Obsessed with Wrestling (, Shelly Long's drug overdose, What Ever Happened To? (the old Tom Hanks), Macaulay Culkin, local psychos (Firewalker and Firewalker Imitation), and Cloud Ten Pictures ( featuring Kirk Cameron and Louis Gossett Jr. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #013 (1/23/06)

Jan 23, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Arnold Schwarzenegger's motorcycle accident, "Thirteen," Friday the 13th, message board posts (Joe in NJ, Madu, and Sepper in Spain), a listener stupid style from Joe in NJ, the NJ Transit bus accident in Nutley, a local psycho (the crazy Greylock Parkway statue guy), the rickety old typewriter at FedEx Kinko's in Manhattan, three new Michael Jackson lawsuits, and a Publisher's Clearing House update. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #012 (1/16/06)

Jan 16, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: The Doors and their unbearable music, a listener comment on, celebrity deaths (Michael Vale and Vincent Schiavelli), a lazy woman in the Target parking lot, people freaking out at the grocery store checkout, Jessie "The Body" Ventura and Hulk Hogan on The Big Idea with Donny Deustch, old WWF gimmicks, Macaulay Culkin on the UK's Celebrity Big Brother, a get-rich-quick scheme (a hobo reality show), and the origami boulder ( 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #011 (1/9/06)

Jan 9, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: The Rutgers Scarlet Knights in the Insight Bowl, a listener get-rich-quick scheme from Eric in NJ, New Year's Eve in Times Square, Kevin Federline update (, "PopoZao," local psychos (the towel-neck guy, the Jamaican bike riding guy, and the fake Amish guy), the Amish chant, Richard Simmons and his strange dolls (, a substitute janitor, and the annoying word of the episode. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #010 (1/2/06)

Jan 2, 2006


Greg and Rob discuss: Another physics experiment with the fake Julius Sumner Miller, Gay "Paunch" Stevenson from Infra Red World, Punk History Canada (, My Chemical Romance debate (Belleville or Newark), fines for students cursing in Connecticut, a $6,000 exorcism in Germany, Rocky VI, a popular Star Trek fan movie in Finland, Publisher's Clearing House, and Crest lemon ice flavored toothpaste. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #009 (12/26/05)

Dec 26, 2005


Greg and Rob discuss: 'Twas the Night Before Christmas Troll Read-Along Classics featuring a psychotic Santa Claus, Courtney Love, Michael J. Fox, George Takei and Christian Slater audio from Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, listener comments (the NYC public transit strike), a get-rich-quick scheme (MTA bus drivers), Peter Jackson's King Kong, Ellis Island (, Ted Danson update, Creepshow, and Kevin McCarthy. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #008 (12/19/05)

Dec 19, 2005


Greg and Rob discuss: Kevin Federline, a get-rich-quick-scheme (marry Britney Spears), disposable diapers causing a raw sewage geyser in David and Jeanie Hansen's basement, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Cyborg, the death of Richard Pryor, Grandpa Al Lewis, Mel Gibson for governor of California, Mr. T update, Wikipedia (, and a physics experiment with the fake Julius Sumner Miller. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #007 (12/12/05)

Dec 12, 2005


Greg and Rob discuss: A phone call with the fake Michael Jackson, Ted Danson's blackface, the death of Pat Morita, Collision Course, Jay Leno, sci-fi disaster movies, TV Guide, Category 7: The End of the World on CBS, Independence Day, a super-strong toilet bowl, Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin, and a get-rich-quick scheme (eliminate shaving). 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #006 (12/5/05)

Dec 5, 2005


Greg and Rob discuss: A Christian Slater update, Mr. T and trees, the death of Mugsy from The Uncle Floyd Show, men who look like Kenny Rogers (, Jack Palance, Dead or Alive? (, Frank Edward Nora and The Overnightscape (, Antonio Meucci, the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, another stupid style, and Freddie Prinze Jr. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #005 (11/28/05)

Nov 28, 2005


Greg and Rob discuss: Sonya Thomas' Thanksgiving turkey-eating championship, an interview with the Screaming Orphans ( at Tir Na Nog in NYC, Circles and "Circles," Pierce Brosnan, Daniel Craig, James Bond 007: From Russia with Love, an interview with the fake Sean Connery, The Matrix, Harrison Ford, sleep-inducing NPR radio DJ voices, and an Irish reel. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #004 (11/21/05)

Nov 21, 2005


Greg and Rob discuss: A skit about Paunch's bad luck (terminal illness), What Ever Happened To? (Michael Dudikoff and Stephen J. Cannell), a get-rich-quick scheme (Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament), Halloween, lame trick-or-treats, changes in girl's fashion, a local psycho (George and Jesus), a worthless mass communications course, George Takei, and more stupid styles. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #003 (11/14/05)

Nov 14, 2005


Greg and Rob discuss: Peter Falk and Paul Reiser follow-up, Gary Coleman imitation, insane substitute teachers, a piggyback ride by Steve's uncle, ridiculous fashions, get-rich-quick schemes (hobo clothes and a newspaper ad), Pee-Wee's Big Adventure, AOL, UNICEF's violent Smurfs ad, a gangster high school principal, and an interview with the fake Christopher Walken. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #002 (11/7/05)

Nov 7, 2005


Greg and Rob discuss: A So You Want to Be a Dancer update,, 7-Up Cool Spot, Domino's Noid, NASA, X Prize, cheap walkie-talkies, waiting in line to meet Shigeru Miyamoto at Nintendo World Store, a get-rich-quick scheme (before-and-after photos),, Peter Falk nude, the fall of Paul Reiser and Christian Slater, and men constantly spitting in NYC. 24 minutes -

The Paunch Stevenson Show #001 (10/31/05)

Oct 31, 2005


Greg and Rob discuss: Minute Maid fruit punch, So You Want to Be a Dancer, Gallagher, water up the nose, the International Federation of Competitive Eating world records (, Sonya Thomas, old video games (Airwolf, River Raid, Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!, RC Pro-Am, etc.), Michael Jackson and his web site, and a skit about customer service call centers in foreign countries. 24 minutes -