This week, Chris & Joel explore the underside of cinematic history when they give some backstory into the exploitation trend of the 1970s. From grindhouse theatres to drive-ins, the guys explore the various subgenres of exploitation cinema and provide some movie recommendations that you should get familiar with. Plus, Chris introduces the "five-shower" rating system for one of his recommendations.But first, Go Home in a Box runs down the week's (6/27) new retro releases on blu-ray and dvd which includes The Apple, a Lethal Weapon collection and the forgotten 90s thriller Trespass.
Mild-mannered reporters by day, Greg Phillips and Nick Duke share an intense love of comic books that has made them the Hard-Traveling Fanboys. And if there’s anything that fanboys love, it’s debating what book is better than another book or which character is “cooler.”
Enter Countdown, a monthly episode where Greg and Nick will each give a top five list and debate the merits therein.
Wonder Woman Month concludes at PTBN Pop with the boys counting down their favorite issues of the current ongoing Greg Rucka-written Wonder Woman series, which is part of the DC Rebirth initiative
Welcome to Sellers Points, where long-time friends and comic nerds Russell and Kelley use every episode to tell you about the best in comics and comics adaptations along with their own brand of “award-winning” analysis.
The guys are joined by one half of Geek and Sassy, Jennifer Smith, to discuss the criminally Missed, but never Maligned 2009 animated Wonder Woman film. Hot Take: It does some things better than the live action movie! Oh, they go there. And then Kelley and Jenny give their review of the live action Wonder Woman film. Which is proceeded by more than a few rants, surprisingly alcohol free…what’s wrong with us? But it’s all for your entertainment!
Chris & Joel return with a vengeance with a breakdown of the American horror film in the 1990s. With Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street winding down, which franchises carried the torch through the decade? From the Child's Play series, through the Leprechaun franchise, even through the impact that television played with the genre, Chris & Joel hit all the points, high and low. Plus, get caught up with all the new retro releases on dvd and blu-ray from last week and this week. Check out why Go Home in a Box should be your podcast source for genre films from the VHS era.
Editor's note: this was recorded just prior to the 76ers/Celtics trade rumors and subsequent deal.
The 2017 NBA Draft is almost upon us, and Adam Murray and Andrew Riche, Place To Be Nation’s NBA-Team, is here to break down every pick in the draft team by team. In part one, after some back and forth about the Warriors’ one-sided NBA Finals victory over the Cavaliers, Riche and Adam delve into all fifteen Eastern Conference teams. Who should the new brass in Orlando pick (maybe Jonathan Isaac or Jayson Tatum?) to usher in the re-reboot of the Magic? Why will you very likely not hear the Cavaliers' name in the draft this year despite winning the East for the third straight season? Is it destiny that Malik Monk ends up with the New York Knicks? They also discuss second round picks, the Boston Celtics summer scenario rabbit hole, Milwaukee loading up on athletes, and more! So suit up and take it out with the NBA-Team!
This week we take an odyssey down the hoppy paths of yore as Tim and I both try some delicious Colorado breweries: New Belgium and Odyssey Beerwerks. We also subscribe to the Untappd app where you can follow us: https://untappd.com/user/Luchaundead and keep up with the beers we're drinking. Also follow us @luchaundead
Mild-mannered reporters by day, Greg Phillips and Nick Duke share an intense love of comic books that has made them the Hard-Traveling Fanboys. And their love of comics isn’t limited to the page. In Off the Page, Greg and Nick will examine pieces of comic book media outside the comics themselves.
Wonder Woman Month continues on the show as the boys watch and review the unaired pilot episode of David E. Kelley's 2011 Wonder Woman TV series. The show was intended for NBC, but the network passed. Did they make a mistake? Quite frankly, that's for the Hard-Traveling Fanboys to decide.
The 2017 NBA Draft is almost upon us, and Adam Murray and Andrew Riche, Place To Be Nation's NBA-Team, is here to break down every pick in the draft team by team. In part one, after some back and forth about the Warriors' one-sided NBA Finals victory over the Cavaliers, Riche and Adam delve into all fifteen Western Conference teams. Despite the hype, why is Lonzo Ball not just the best choice for the Lakers, but the only choice that makes sense? Why is it so important for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Sacramento Kings to get their lottery picks right this year compared to the previous ones? Will Portland trade one, two, or all of their draft picks in the first round, and will the Memphis Grizzlies somehow get back in? They also discuss all the prospects, second round sleepers, the thin international pool, and much more. So suit up and take it out with the NBA-Team!
Mild-mannered reporters by day, Greg Phillips and Nick Duke share an intense love of comic books that has made them the Hard-Traveling Fanboys.
In this special edition, Nick and Greg talk about the number one movie in the world: Wonder Woman! The boys discuss director Patty Jenkins' first stab at the superhero genre, a critically acclaimed feature that seems to be putting the DC cinematic universe on track. Where does Gal Gadot's portrayal rank among the all-time superhero performances? How was the action? What was up with the CGI? Was Chris Pine properly cast? Find out in this episode!
It's the 10th episode overall for Go Home in a Box and to celebrate the occasion, Chris & Joel each have made up a list of top ten films that you must see. What films have made their respective lists? How many of them have you seen? Check out the latest episode of Go Home in a Box to find out. Also, they dudes run down the week's retro releases on blu-ray and dvd.
Adam Murray and Andrew Riche, Place To Be Nation’s NBA-Team, finish their annual offseason report on every NBA franchise this week, now discussing all 16 playoff teams… with a twist. Riche and Adam will suggest some music for the teams to listen to in the long offseason, and results may vary. Why have the Boston Celtics and Utah Jazz suddenly become the most interesting teams of this summer? Is there anything the Warriors or Cavaliers can do to actually get better? They also discuss the Wizards' bench problem, the Rockets' trade scenarios, the Hawks potentially pushing the reset button again, and much more. So suit up and take it out with the NBA-Team!
This week we do another Top Brewery edition. On the docket: Oskar Blues and Mother Earth Brew Co. Which beer from their respective company will prevail as the top beer??? Listen to find out and follow us @luchaundead
Mild-mannered reporters by day, Greg Phillips and Nick Duke share an intense love of comic books that has made them the Hard-Traveling Fanboys. Over the course of their travels through comicdom, they have encountered numerous stories via the wonder of trade paperbacks and graphic novels. Once a month, Nick and Greg will review one of those collections in The Longbook Hunters.
This week, the boys kick off Wonder Woman Month at PTBN Pop with a look at the first volume of Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang's New 52 Wonder Woman reboot, titled "Blood." This story updated Diana's origins and crafted a tale of political power struggles involving the Greek gods. But how does it measure up to its competition?