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Laugh-In Theater #12 - So I Married An Axe Murderer

Laugh-In Theater #12 - So I Married An Axe Murderer

September 25, 2019

In the twelfth episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by David Sunday (Sunday Groove) to do a live watch of the 1993 comedy, So I Married An Axe Murderer. The guys discuss the crime noir aspects of the movie; hot cartoon characters; the greatness of Alan Arkin; the awesome early 90’s soundtrack; the Thigh Master; the SNL influence; the Woman Woe-man Whoa Man poems and the Scottish slang!  So, move that heed! If you can, carrying that gargantuan cranium about. And let's get pissed!

 

 

Laugh-In Theater #11 - Bill And Ted’s Excellent Adventure with Jason Sherman

Laugh-In Theater #11 - Bill And Ted’s Excellent Adventure with Jason Sherman

September 17, 2019

In the eleventh episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by Jason Sherman (PTBN’s E-Ticket Attraction) to do a live watch of the 1989 comedy, Bill And Ted’s Excellent Adventure. The guys discuss the Keanu-sance; 80’s fashions; The Penn Brothers (Sean, Chris & Michael); Cool Ranch Doritos; jobs you have in high school; actress Diane Franklin’s filmography;  the bromance between Billy The Kid & Socrates; whether or not Napoleon was a jerk; and the greatness of George Carlin. So, head to the Circle-K, say hi to Missy, I mean mom and be excellent to each other. Also, San Dimas High School football rules!

Laugh-In Theater #10 - Dogma with JT Rozzero

Laugh-In Theater #10 - Dogma with JT Rozzero

August 7, 2019

In the tenth episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by JT Rozzero (Place To Be Podcast) to do a live watch of the 1999 comedy, Dogma. The guys discuss 90’s fashion; growing up in Roman Catholic families;  the careers of Matt Damon & Ben Affleck; Kevin Smith’s knack for dialogue; and give their thoughts on the View Askewniverse as a whole. So, grab yourself a Mooby Burger,  “Buddy Christ” and don’t forget to put the car in gear.

Laugh-In Theater #9 - The 40 Year-Old Virgin

Laugh-In Theater #9 - The 40 Year-Old Virgin

July 22, 2019

In the ninth episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by J Arsenio D'Amato (This Week In Sports) to do a live watch of the 2005 comedy, The 40 Year-Old Virgin. The guys discuss poker games and guy talk; the freakiness of Elizabeth Banks’ character; morning wood; sex euphemisms; wounded gazelles; chest waxing; the joys of speed dating; J’s hatred of hibachi as well as the many quotable lines. So, go get yourself some hood rats, get your Asia poster framed, and cancel all your afternoon appointments because we gonna need more wax!

Laugh-In Theater #8 - Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery with Greg Phillips

Laugh-In Theater #8 - Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery with Greg Phillips

June 19, 2019

In the eighth episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by Greg Phillips (Hard-Traveling Fanboys) to do a live watch of the 1997 comedy, Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery. The guys discuss the groovy 60’s fashions; the great cast of supporting characters including many cameos of recognizable faces; the endless amount of quotable lines; the great use of visual comedy; what it would be like if Jim Ross was cast as Dr. Evil; as well as what the possibility of a new installment in the series may be. So, don’t look at me like I’m frickin’ Frankenstein, do not pass gas before me, find out who Number Two works for, and throw me frickin’ bone here! And who throws a shoe, honestly.

Laugh-In Theater #7 - Men In Black

Laugh-In Theater #7 - Men In Black

June 10, 2019

In the seventh episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by Miranda Berthold (Geek & Sassy) to do a live watch of the 1997 action comedy, Men In Black. They discuss Will Smith’s 90’s fashion choices; what it would be like to wear an Edgar-suit; the moons of Uranus; the greatness of Frank The Pug; Big-Ass cockroaches; and their hopes for the latest entry in the MIB franchise, Men In Black: International. Please don’t sell a reverberating carbonizer with mutate capacity to an unlicensed cephalopod, grab your neuralizer and don’t forget to make this look good.

Laugh-In Theater #6 Dumb and Dumber with Jennifer Smith

Laugh-In Theater #6 Dumb and Dumber with Jennifer Smith

May 20, 2019

In the sixth episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by Jennifer Smith (Freak-Out Drive-In) to do a live watch of the 1994 comedy, Dumb and Dumber. They discuss the betrayal that almost dooms Harry and Lloyd’s friendship; Jenny’s interest in becoming a bartender; the legend of Sea Bass; the insane haircuts sported by the two main characters; all of the birds in the movie including poor Petey; the Pretty Woman-esque montage; and the Farrelly Brothers setting most of their movies in Providence. So, don’t spill the salt, suck back on grandpa’s old cough medicine, and don’t forget it’s okay, I’m a limo driver!

Laugh-In Theater #5 Forgetting Sarah Marshall with Russell Sellers

Laugh-In Theater #5 Forgetting Sarah Marshall with Russell Sellers

May 6, 2019

In the fifth episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by Russell Sellers (90 To Nothing) to do a live watch of the 2008 comedy, Forgetting Sarah Marshall. The guys discuss Jason Segal’s penchants for full-frontal nudity; the debut of Russell Brand; rough breakups and getting over exes; what it would be like to live in Hawaii; the plethora of very funny supporting characters; and of course, all of the great quotable lines throughout the movie. Hop on a plane for Oahu, grab a drink at the bar with Duane, get a hug from Kemo and ride a wave with Kunu. 

Laugh-In Theater #4 - Ghostbusters w/Tim Capel

Laugh-In Theater #4 - Ghostbusters w/Tim Capel

April 18, 2019

In the fourth episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by Tim Capel (Talk N’ Pop, Marvel Age Podcast) to do a live watch of the 1994 comedy Ghostbusters. The guys discuss the character archetypes in the Dan Ackroyd penned script; the scenes that can be remarkably scary to young kids; the multitude of great quotable lines; the 80’s hair, fashions, trends and products featured throughout; whether or not the special effects hold up today. Grab your proton packs , hop in Ecto-1 and please do not forget, don’t cross the streams!

Laugh-In Theater #3: Swingers with Todd Weber

Laugh-In Theater #3: Swingers with Todd Weber

April 9, 2019

In the third episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by Todd Weber (Binge, Please) to do a live watch of the 1996 comedy, Swingers. The guys relive their twenties as well as relate to the experiences of Mike, Trent, Sue and Rob; remark about the nineties fashion as well as the resurgence of swing and big band music at the time; the guerilla filmmaking that director Doug Liman had to employ; the fresh-faceness of Vince Vaughn and Jon Favreau; and try their hardest to get through the many cringeworthy scenes. Get on your finest suit and go over and get yourself a beautiful baby because you’re money!

Laugh-In Theater #2 - History of the World Part 1 with Glenn Butler

Laugh-In Theater #2 - History of the World Part 1 with Glenn Butler

March 29, 2019

In the second episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined Glenn Butler (The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular) to do a live watch of the 1981 comedy, History of the World Part 1. The guys gush on about the greatness of the comedy of Mel Brooks as well as the stellar cast featuring Dom Deluise, Harvey Korman, Sid Caesar, Madeline Kahn, Gregory Hines and Cloris Leachman; the old style of humor from the early days of comedy you don’t see much of these days; which of the many sections of the movie is their favorite; the cavalcade of cameos; and of course, the endless number of quotable lines that have stuck with them over the years. So get ready for a history lesson you won’t soon forget.

Laugh-In Theater #1: Caddyshack

Laugh-In Theater #1: Caddyshack

February 26, 2019

In the premiere episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by his Year In Pop co-host Scott Criscuolo to do a live-watch of the 1980 comedy classic, Caddyshack. The guys talk about the great cast headlined by Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight and Bill Murray; the origin of the story that was based on the Murray brothers real-life experiences as caddies growing up; the comedy genius of Harold Ramis & Doug Kenney; the love/hate relationship fans have with the gopher; the behind the scenes stories of weather issues, constant partying and dissention amongst the cast and the plethora of quotable lines from the movie. So make sure you get your caddy card signed, grab a Baby Ruth and don’t forget to “be the ball.”