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June 4th, 2020    

Laugh-In Theater #25- Dazed and Confused with Todd Weber

In the twenty-fifth episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by returning guest Todd Weber to do a live watch of the 1993 comedy, Dazed And Confused. The guys discuss the incredible ensemble cast; high school antics; overalls; the bangin’ soundtrack; cruising’ the strip; muscle cars; getting paddled; school dances; wasting beer; smoking in the car; playing pool; the lack of police in the movie and sneaking in the house.  So remember, it would be a lot cooler if you had a joint on you and to keep on livin’, L-I-V-I-N.

May 23rd, 2020    

Laugh-In Theater Special #6 - Ready To Rumble

In a "special isolation edition" episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by Shawn Kidd, Eric Eells & James Gruenberg to do a live watch of the 2000 comedy, Ready To Rumble. The guys discuss dead wrestlers; ass fingers; stunt doubles; food safety issues; WCW security; Scott Can & David Arquette’s filmographies; computer hacking; personal appearance fees; The Nitro Girls; wrestling show after parties; Buetterfingers & stupid dreams. So, wanna wrestle?

May 21st, 2020    

Laugh-In Theater #24- Ace Ventura: Pet Detective with Logan Crosland

In the twenty-fourth episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by Logan Crosland (Chicken Salad) to do a live watch of the 1994 comedy, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. The guys discuss careless delivery men; doggie gibberish; Joe Robbie Stadium security; high fiber; Binx The Monkey; sports superstitions; pagers; Tone Loc’s filmography; the greatness of the name Raynor Scheine; The Love Boat; men’s room etiquette; fear of heights; Isotoner Gloves & tuck jobs.  So remember, that’s none of your damn business and I’ll thank you to stay out of my personal affairs, do NOT go in there and if I’m not back in five minutes…just wait longer!

May 7th, 2020    

Laugh-In Theater #23: The Goonies with Peter Winson

In the twenty-third episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by Peter Winson (Greetings From Allentown) to do a live watch of the 1985 action-adventure comedy, The Goonies. The guys discuss the best fonts; Canadian tuxedos; Oregon Foreclosure Law; units of measurement; poor counterfeiting; booby traps; Mama Fratelli’s motherly love; ice cream flavors; The Spielberg-verse; Jake Fratelli’s hazard pay; Andy’s best of seven series with the bone piano; water slide rules; the best places to hide jewels on your person & International Maritime Salvage Laws.  So remember, Goonies never say die!

 

May 3rd, 2020    

Laugh-In Theater Special #5 - Just Friends

In a "special isolation edition" episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by Shawn Kidd & Logan Crosland to do a live watch of the 2005 comedy, Just Friends. The guys discuss friend zones; high school pricks; rough breakups; crazy pop singers; the crime of putting fish in the microwave;  bad timing for relationships; The Subway Diet; awkward hugs; atomic wedgies; hot dental hygienists; cat fights; blowing your shot & Jersey players. So remember, forgiveness is more than saying sorry.

April 30th, 2020    

Laugh-In Theater #22: Animal House with J. Arsenio D’Amato

In the twenty-second episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by J. Arsenio D'Amato (Extreme Three Way Dance) to do a live watch of the 1978 comedy, National Lampoon’s Animal House. The guys discuss peeing outside; playing music on your throat; college pranks; cool professors; Twisted Sister; getting high for the first time; nasty bowling shoes; food fights; Shout!; unhooking bras; Points Of Parliamentary Procedure; road trips; low G.P.As, losing your marbles, flat bacon & John Belushi’s eyebrows.  So, repeat after me, “I…state your name.”

April 25th, 2020    

Laugh-In Theater Special #4 - Police Academy

In a "special isolation edition" episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by Shawn Kidd to do a live watch of the 1984 comedy, Police Academy. The guys discuss the talents of Larvel Jones; Punky Brewster’s dad; Gutenberg; Swagger Sticks; the ne’er-do-wells of 80’s comedies; Tackleberry; stripping by the campfire; fake accents; podiums; doing the "walk of shame”; the problem solver Mahoney & old TVs . So, if we make you sick, it’s okay. We make everyone sick.

 

April 23rd, 2020    

Laugh-In Theater #21 - Who Framed Roger Rabbit with Ray Carsillo

In the twenty-first episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by Ray Carsillo (Geeks Who Like Sports) to do a live watch of the 1988 comedy, Who Framed Roger Rabbit. The guys discuss sexy cartoon characters; quality mime work; Bob Hoskins incredible performance; toon logic; extreme method acting; the scenes too traumatic for little kids; horrible L.A. drivers; audio animatronic stand-ins; traffic in Los Angeles & laughing to death.  So, remember to take your hand out of the cuff only when it’s funny, make sure you shake the weasels and is that a rabbit in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?

April 13th, 2020    

Laugh-In Theater #20 - Tommy Boy with Jordan Duncan

In the twentieth episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by Jordan Duncan (Body Press Your Luck) to do a live watch of the 1985 comedy, Tommy Boy. The guys discuss Cedar Point amusement park; rugby; father/son relationships; Bo Derek; cow tipping; physical comedy; road trips through the Midwest; singing along to the radio in the car; skinny dipping in motel pools after hours; guarantees on boxes; fat guys in little coats; theme restaurants; Chicago accents & bee stings.  So, remember brothers don’t shake, brothers gotta hug!

 

April 11th, 2020    

Laugh-In Theater Special #3 - The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell Of Fear

In a "special isolation edition" episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by Mirandia Berthold & Ben Locke to do a live watch of the 1991 comedy, The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell Of Fear. The gang discuss lobster meat; botox; fake bush; talking body parts; legendary moustaches; bad German accents; old cops & fake confessions. So, remember the truth hurts, but not as much as landing on a bicycle with the seat missing, but it hurts!

 

April 6th, 2020    

Laugh-In Theater Special #2 - She’s Out Of My League

In a "special isolation edition" episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by Mirandia Berthold, Shawn Kidd, Logan Crosland, Ben Locke and Jennifer Smith to do a live watch of the 2010 comedy, She’s Out Of My League. The gang discusses “The Moodle”; Pizza Hut Express; airpot security; Disney obsessions; awkward hugs; proper bowling etiquette; Hall & Oates; Pittsburgh; “The Slapshot Regatta”; finishing fast; manscaping; webbed toes & going commando. So, go get the good news bear, follow the Tao of Love and make sure you don’t “show up” early.

March 29th, 2020    

Laugh-In Theater Special #1 - The Naked Gun: From The Files Of Police Squad! with PTBNXT

In a "special isolation edition" episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by the co-hosts of The PTBNXT podcast: Jennifer Smith, Tim Capel & Jacob Williams to do a live watch of the 1988 comedy, The Naked Gun: From The Files Of Police Squad!. The gang discuss evil dictators of the 1980’s; Leslie Nielsen’s dramatic acting roots; motion sickness; the presence of cake throughout the movie; O.J. Simpson’s filmography; old white guys; talking in public restrooms; stuffed beavers; driving lessons; Zippo lighter crowds; sexual organs on ceramic statues; old, expired Worcestershire Sauce; the parallels to 1989’s “Batman”; & lion fish. So, don’t forget to boil your roast, remember not to go sixty-five down the wrong way on a one-way street and wipe that thing off the side of your face, no the other side.

March 26th, 2020    

Laugh-In Theater #19- Ferris Bueller’s Day Off with Steve Wille

In the nineteenth episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by Steve Wille (PTBN’s Main Event) to do a live watch of the 1986 comedy, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. The guys discuss breaking the 4th wall; Chicago landmarks; Ed Rooney’s vendetta against Ferris; their first cars; taking it too far; how unlikeable Ferris really is; was Cameron really the hero of the story?; hey batter, batter, batter; in-home intercoms; Edie McClurg; and Charlie Sheen as the voice of reason? So, don’t forget that life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.

February 27th, 2020    

Laugh-In Theater #18 - Black Dynamite With Nate Milton

In the eighteenth episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by “The Godfather” Nate Milton (PTBN’s Main Event) to do a live watch of the 2009 comedy, Black Dynamite. The guys discuss Blaxploitation films; underutilized actors like Michael Jai White; the 1970’s; bad acting; made up words; movie cliches; Kung Fu bitches; X-Rated Zodiac Signs; Greek gods; The Last Dragon and the great character names throughout the movie. So, go grab some chili and donuts, remember not to call and interrupt my kung fu, and don’t be a jive-ass sucka!

February 2nd, 2020    

Laugh-In Theater #17 - Groundhog Day with Tim Capel

In the seventeenth episode of Laugh-In Theater, host Andy Atherton is joined by two-time guest, Tim Capel (Talkin’ WCW) to do a live watch of the 1993 comedy, Groundhog Day. The guys discuss Bill Murray-type roles; Staten Island Chuck; awkward conversations; what is a hamlet?; the top kinds of places to get drunk; violently taking out mailboxes; 50 First Dates; sweet vermouth; Stephen Tobolowksy; doing good deeds and which holidays they would and wouldn’t like to repeat over and over.  So, we’re off to see the groundhog, don’t drive angry, say a prayer and drink to world peace.

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