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May 23rd, 2022    

Making Mt. Rushmore - Disney Princesses & Disney Villains (#32)

In the thirty-second episode of Making Mt. Rushmore, panelists Chad Campbell, James Gruenberg, Kyle Litke, Mirandia Berthold & Andy Atherton join moderator Steve Riddle to discuss which Disney Princesses deserve a place on their respective lists. Is Cinderella a no-brainer? What about Belle? Does Moana grab a spot? Does Ariel or Tiana deserve a place? After that, they discuss which Disney Villains will be part of that grouping. Can you argue that Scar shouldn’t get a spot? Will Ursula be included? Is Dr. Facilier in the conversation? What about Jafar & Hades?

April 22nd, 2022    

Making Mt. Rushmore - Movie Athletes & Movie Coaches (#31)

In the thirty-first episode of Making Mt. Rushmore, panelists James Gruenberg & Jon Keselica join moderator/panelist Steve Riddle to discuss which Movie Athletes deserve a place on their respective lists. Is Happy Gilmore a no-brainer? What about Ricky Vaughn? Does Kelly Leak grab a spot? Does Johnny Lawrence or Ivan Drago deserve a place? After that, they discuss which Movie Coaches will be part of that grouping. Can you argue that Gordon Bombay shouldn’t get a spot? Will Mr. Miyagi be included? Is Herman Boone in the conversation? What about Lou Brown & Patches O’Houlihan?

March 25th, 2022    

Making Mt. Rushmore - Horror Video Games & RPGs (#30)

In the thirtieth episode of Making Mt. Rushmore, panelists Kyle Litke & Jonnie Sea join moderator/panelist Steve Riddle to discuss which Horror Video Games deserve a place on their respective lists. Is Resident Evil a no-brainer? What about Metroid? Does Doom grab a spot? Does Silent Hill 2 or Five Nights At Freddy’s deserve a place? After that, they discuss which RPGs will be part of that grouping. Can you argue that Final Fantasy shouldn’t get a spot? Will Kingdom Hearts be included? Is World Of Warcraft in the conversation? What about Earthbound & Legend Of The Red Dragon?

February 28th, 2022    

Making Mt. Rushmore - Love Songs & Breakup Songs (#29)

In the twenty-ninth episode of Making Mt. Rushmore, panelists Rob Kinler & Jon Keselica joins moderator/panelist Steve Riddle to discuss which Love Songs deserve a place on their respective lists. Is “Let’s Get It On” by Marvin Gaye a no-brainer? What about “Be My Baby” by The Ronettes? Does “Little Red Corvette” by Prince grab a spot? Does “My Heart Will Go One” by Celine Dion or “Home Sweet Home” by Motley Crue deserve a place? After that, they discuss which Breakup Songs will be part of that grouping. Can you argue that “I Will Survive” by Gloria Gaynor shouldn’t get a spot? Will “You’re So Vain” by Carly Simon be included? Is “Black” by Pearl Jam in the conversation? What about “You Oughta Know” by Alanis Morrissette & “Every Rose Has It’s Thorn” by Poison?

January 21st, 2022    

Making Mt. Rushmore - Super Bowl Halftime Shows & Super Bowl Commercials (#28)

In the twenty-eighth episode of Making Mt. Rushmore, panelist Ashley Cruise joins moderator/panelist Steve Riddle to discuss which Super Bowl Halftime Performances deserve a place on their respective lists. Is Prince from XLI a no-brainer? What about Michael Jackson from XXVIII? Does U2 from XXXVI grab a spot? Does Lady Gaga from LI or N'SYNC, Aerosmith, Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige, and Nelly from XXXV deserve a place? After that, they discuss which Super Bowl Commercials will be part of that grouping. Can you argue that Coke’s “Hey kid, catch” from XIV shouldn’t get a spot? Will Wendy’s “Where’s The Beef?” from XVIII be included? Is McDonalds “Jordan vs. Bird” from XXVII in the conversation? What about Budweiser’s “Frogs” from XXIX & Pepsi’s “Cindy Crawford” from XXVI?

December 20th, 2021    

Making Mt. Rushmore - Christmas Movies & ”Christmas” Movies (#27)

In the twenty-seventh episode of Making Mt. Rushmore, panelists Jon Keselica, Rocco Martone & Chico Alexander join moderator/panelist Steve Riddle to discuss which Christmas Movies deserve a place on their respective lists. Is A Christmas Story a no-brainer? What about Elf? Does Home Alone grab a spot? Does National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation or It’s A Wonderful Life deserve a place? After that, they discuss which “Christmas” Movies will be part of that grouping. Can you argue that Die Hard shouldn’t get a spot? Will the Rocky IV be included? Is Batman Returns in the conversation? What about Gremlins & Iron Man 3?

November 15th, 2021    

Making Mt. Rushmore - Bond Girls & James Bond Films (#26)

In the twenty-sixth episode of Making Mt. Rushmore, panelists Jonnie Sea, Ashley Cruse & Scott Criscuolo join moderator Steve Riddle to discuss which Bond Girls deserve a place on their respective lists. Is Honey Rider a no-brainer? What about Xenia Onatopp? Does Tracy Bond grab a spot? Does Vesper Lynd or Pussy Galore deserve a place? After that, they discuss which James Bond Films will be part of that grouping. Can you argue that Goldfinger shouldn’t get a spot? Will the On Her Majesty’s Secret Service be included? Is Casino Royale in the conversation? What about Skyfall & For Your Eyes Only?

October 25th, 2021    

Making Mt. Rushmore - Horror Film Icons & Horror Film Franchises (#25)

In the twenty-fifth episode of Making Mt. Rushmore, panelists Rocco Martone & Tim Capel join moderator Steve Riddle to discuss which Horror Film Icons deserve a place on their respective lists. Is Jason Voorhees a no-brainer? What about Freddy Krueger? Does Frankenstein’s Monster grab a spot? Does Michael Myers or Pinhead deserve a place? After that, they discuss which Horror Film Franchises will be part of that grouping. Can you argue that Friday The 13th shouldn’t get a spot? Will the Classic Universal Monsters be included? Is Romero’s “Dead” Franchise in the conversation? What about A Nightmare On Elm Street & Child’s Play?

September 30th, 2021    

Making Mt. Rushmore - 80‘s Sitcoms & 80‘s TV Dramas (#24)

In the twenty-fourth episode of Making Mt. Rushmore, panelists Chico Alexander, Michael Cook & Shawn Kidd (via proxy) join moderator Andy Atherton to discuss which 80’s Sitcoms deserve a place on their respective lists. Is Cheers a no-brainer? What about The Golden Girls? Does Married With Children grab a spot? Does Night Court or Family Ties deserve a place? After that, they discuss which 80’s TV Dramas will be part of that grouping. Can you argue that Magnum P.I. shouldn’t get a spot? Will Miami Vice be included? Is The A-Team in the conversation? What about Knight Rider & Dallas?

September 7th, 2021    

Making Mt. Rushmore - DC Heroes & Marvel Heroes (#23)

In the twenty-third episode of Making Mt. Rushmore, panelists Shawn Kidd, Scott Shifflett & Tim Capel join moderator Andy Atherton to discuss which DC Heroes deserve a place on their respective lists. Is Batman a no-brainer? What about Superman? Does Wonder Woman grab a spot? Does The Flash or Green Lantern deserve a place? After that, they discuss which Marvel Heroes will be part of that grouping. Can you argue that Captain America shouldn’t get a spot? Will Spider-Man be included? Is Iron Man in the conversation? What about Wolverine & Thor?

July 19th, 2021    

Making Mt. Rushmore - Athlete Movie And TV Performances & Wrestler Movie And TV Performances

In the twenty-second episode of Making Mt. Rushmore, panelists “The Cowboy” Roger Morrissette, Steve Riddle, Jon Keselica & Logan Crosland join moderator Andy Atherton to discuss which Athlete Movie & TV Performances deserve a place on their respective lists. Is The Michael Jordan in “Space Jam” a no-brainer? What about Mike Tyson in “The Hangover”? Does Carl Weathers in “Rocky” grab a spot? Does Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in “Airplane!” or Dan Marino in “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” deserve a place? After that, they discuss which Wrestler Movie & TV Performances will be part of that grouping. Can you argue that Dave Bautista in “The Guardians of the Galaxy” shouldn’t get a spot? Will Roddy Piper in “They Live” be included? Is Andre The Giant in “The Princess Bride” in the conversation? What about Hulk Hogan in “No Holds Barred” & Jesse Ventura in “The Predator”?

July 5th, 2021    

Making Mt. Rushmore - Game Shows & Reality Competition Shows (#21)

In the twenty-first episode of Making Mt. Rushmore, panelists Jordan Duncan, Mike Klauss, Chico Alexander, Greg Diener & Andy Atherton (as proxy for the late Calvin Crowell) join moderator Steve Riddle to discuss which Game Shows deserve a place on their respective lists. Is The Price Is Right a no-brainer? What about Jeopardy? Wheel Of Fortune grab a spot? Does Who Wants To Be A Millionaire or Family Feud deserve a place? After that, they discuss which Reality Competition Shows will be part of that grouping. Can you argue that Survivor shouldn’t get a spot? Will American Idol be included? Is Big Brother in the conversation? What about The Amazing Race & The Mole?

June 14th, 2021    

Making Mt. Rushmore #20 - TV Dads & Movie Dads

In the twentith episode of Making Mt. Rushmore, panelists Greg Diener, Steve Riddle & Calvin Crowell join moderator/panelist Andy Atherton to discuss which TV Dads deserve a place as on their respective lists. Is Mike Brady a no-brainer? What about Danny Tanner? Will Carl Winslow grab a spot? Does Uncle Phil or Homer Simpson deserve a place? After that, they discuss which Movie Dads will be part of that grouping. Can you argue that the Clark Griswold shouldn’t get a spot? Will Jim’s Dad be included? Is Mufasa in the conversation? What about Bryan Mills & Daniel Hillard?

May 31st, 2021    

Making Mt. Rushmore #19 - Summertime Songs & Road Trip Songs

In the nineteenth episode of Making Mt. Rushmore, panelists Steve Bennett & Calvin Crowell join moderator/panelist Andy Atherton to discuss which Summertime Songs deserve a place as on their respective lists. Is “Summertime” by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince a no-brainer? What about “Cruel Summer” by Bananarama? Will “Night Moves” by Bob Seger grab a spot? Does “School’s Out” by Alice Cooper or “Summer Girls” by LFO deserve a place? After that, they discuss which Road Trip Songs will be part of that grouping. Can you argue that the “Born To Be Wild” by Steppenwolf shouldn’t get a spot? Will “Go Your Own Way” by Fleetwood Mac be included? Is “Slow Ride” by Foghat the conversation? What about “Send Me On A Way” by Rusted Root & “Panama” By Van Halen?

May 17th, 2021    

Making Mt. Rushmore #18 - Movies Set In High School & Movies Set In College

In the eighteenth episode of Making Mt. Rushmore, panelist Steve Riddle joins moderator/panelist Andy Atherton to discuss which Movies Set In High School deserve a place as on their respective lists. Is The Breakfast Club a no-brainer? What about Fast Times At Ridgemont High? Will Ferris Bueller’s Day Off grab a spot? Does Porky’s or Dazed And Confused deserve a place? After that, they discuss which Movies Set In College will be part of that grouping. Can you argue that the Animal House shouldn’t get a spot? Will Revenge Of The Nerds be included? Is Old School in the conversation? What about Back To School & PCU?

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