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January 11th, 2021    

Making Mt. Rushmore #9 - Mob Movies & Buddy Cop Movies

In the ninth episode of Making Mt. Rushmore, panelists J Arsenio D’Amato & Scott Criscuolo join fellow panelist/moderator Andy Atherton, to discuss which Mob Movies deserve a place as on their respective lists. Is The Godfather a no-brainer? What about Goodfellas? Will A Bronx Tale grab a spot? Does The Godfather II or Casino deserve a place? After that, they discuss which Buddy Cop Movies will be part of that grouping. Can you argue that Lethal Weapon shouldn’t get a spot? Will 48 Hrs. be included? Is Bad Boys in the conversation? What about Rush Hour 2 & Tango And Cash?

December 28th, 2020    

Making Mt. Rushmore #8 - Talk Show Hosts & Game Show Hosts

In the eighth episode of Making Mt. Rushmore, panelists Shawn Kidd, “The Cowboy” Roger Morrissette & Andy Atherton join guest moderator Ben Locke, to discuss which Talk Show Hosts deserve a place as on their respective lists. Is Johnny Carson a no-brainer? What about David Letterman? Will Regis Philbin grab a spot? Does Jerry Springer or Arsenio Hall deserve a place? After that, they discuss which Game Show Hosts will be part of that grouping. Can you argue that Alex Trebeck shouldn’t get a spot? Will Bob Barkerincluded? Is Wink Martindale in the conversation? What about Richard Dawson & Monty Hall?

December 14th, 2020    

Making Mt. Rushmore #7 - Christmas Songs & Christmas Specials

In the seventh episode of Making Mt. Rushmore, panelists Shawn Kidd, Logan Crosland, Ben Locke & Andy Atherton, discuss which Christmas Songs deserve a place as on their respective lists. Is All I Want For Christmas Is You a no-brainer? What about Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree? Will The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year grab a spot? Does Last Christmas deserve a place? After that, they discuss which Christmas Specials will be part of that grouping. Can you argue that A Charlie Brown Christmas shouldn’t get a spot? Will Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas be included? Is Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer in the conversation? What about Frosty The Snowman & Mickey’s Christmas Carol?

November 30th, 2020    

Making Mt. Rushmore #6 - Cover Songs & Songs With Samples

In the sixth episode of Making Mt. Rushmore, panelists Shawn Kidd, Steve Bennett, Matt Souza & Ben Locke, discuss which Cover Songs deserve a place as on their respective lists. Is "A Little Help From My Friends" a no-brainer? What about "The Man Who Sold The World"? Will "I Will Always Love You" grab a spot? Does "You Really Got Me" deserve a place? After that, they discuss which Songs With Samples will be part of that grouping. Can you argue that "I’ll Be Missing You" shouldn’t get a spot? Will "Rapper’s Delight" be included? Is "Bitter Sweet Symphony" in the conversation? What about "U Can’t Touch This" & "Walk This Way"?

November 16th, 2020    

Making Mt. Rushmore #5 - Sports Arcade Games & Sports Home Video Games

In the fifth episode of Making Mt. Rushmore, panelists Matt Souza, Logan Crosland, Steve Bennett & Peter Winson, discuss which Sports Arcade Games deserve a place as on their respective lists. Is NBA Jam a no-brainer? What about Golden Tee? Will NFL Blitz grab a spot? Does WWF Wrestlefest deserve a place? After that, they discuss which Sports Home Video Games will be part of that grouping. Can you argue that Mike Tyson’s Punch Out shouldn’t get a spot? Will Tecmo Bowl be included? Is NHL ‘94 in the conversation? What about Madden 2004 & Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2?

November 3rd, 2020    

Making Mt. Rushmore #4 - 90’s It Girls & 90’s It Guys

In the fourth episode of Making Mt. Rushmore, panelists Tim Capel, Ben Locke, Jacob Williams & Jennifer, discuss which 90’s It Girls deserve a place as on their respective list. Is Sarah Michell Gellar a no-brainer? What about Alicia Silverstone? Will Tiffani Amber Theissan grab a spot? Does Jennifer Love Hewitt deserve a place? After that, they discuss which 90’s It Guys will be part of that grouping. Can you argue that Brad Pitt shouldn’t get a spot? Will Leonardo DiCaprio be included? Is Will Smith in the conversation? What about Johnny Depp & Keanu Reeves?

September 21st, 2020    

Making Mt. Rushmore #1 - HBO Dramas & HBO Comedies

In the debut episode of Making Mt. Rushmore, moderator Andy Atherton is joined by panelists Scott Criscuolo, Tim Capel, Matt Souza & Jacob Williams first discuss which HBO dramas deserve a place as one of the four greatest of all-time. Will The Sopranos be a unanimous choice? Is Game of Thrones disappointing final season going affect whether or not it makes it? And will great shows like The Wire, Oz & Boardwalk Empire make the cut? And what dark horses could sneak in? After that, they discuss which comedies will be on that respective genres top grouping. Is Curb Your Enthusiasm a no-brainer? Does the award-winning Veep make it? How about the long running Sex In The City? And critically acclaimed The Larry Sanders Show? Will Entourage and Silicon Valley round it out?

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