This week on the show talking Bill Murray at the Groundhog Day musical, the Fox show Ghosted, Total Film and SFX Magazine naming Peter Venkman in their top 100 sci-fi characters, Diamond Select news and more! Real Ghostbusters is getting yet another box set release, Troy and Chris have the details, the VOID is up for awards and taking over the world with a new Star Wars attraction, plus a little Spirit Halloween and Ghostbusters II chat and a voicemail that triggers a little bit of a debate. Join us, won't you?
This week on the show, wrapping up Ivan Reitman's comments on the Empire podcast, chatting Diamond Real Ghostbusters toys, talking CG Harold Ramis possibilities and more. First up, Ivan Reitman had a guest-spot on the Empire Podcast while down at the San Diego Comic-Con and had a few things to say about the direction of the franchise, the animated film, and Ecto Force being on hold. Then Diamond Select snuck under the radar the announcement that their next wave of figures will include six Real Ghostbusters offerings. Also on this show: the "news" that a CGI Harold Ramis may be in our future, a mystery can of 16mm film from Bobby's Toy Chest, Ghostbusters 101 #5 chat, and a debate on whether or not Ghostbusters screenings in cemeteries are in poor taste.
Hey there everyone, it's a lovely beautiful morning here July 31, 1989 and you're listening to WGBI, the future of radio! On this morning's show, we're playing all the tracks you've been digging on since the highly-anticipated release of the Ghostbusters follow-up, Ghostbusters II in June. That's right campers, while you're waiting in line at the local multiplex, dig these tunes in your Walkman earbuds. And don't forget your booties because it's cold outside... of course it's cold outside. What is this, Miami Beach?
Guys... this episode is ridiculously packed. This week, we're wrapping up all of this weekend's San Diego Comic-Con announcements, reveals, comments, questions, and more. Animated Movie in 2019? A live-action film coming in the near future? A Ghostbusters Answer the Call mini-series AND a TMNT/Ghostbusters crossover sequel from IDW? TONS of toys from Diamond Select. Blitzway's amazing 1/6 scale Ecto-1. Spirt Halloween costumes and proton packs... (take a breath) all of that PLUS a few other news items including the Toronto Second City return of Bob and Doug Mackenzie and more! Grab a snack, it's a long one!
This week on the show, speculating what may happen at the IDW/Ivan Reitman Ghostbusters panel at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con. Plus, The Void just got a brand new investor, poor Katie Dippold broke out in hives around this time last year, Scott Campbell's artwork becomes a rare SDCC collectable, particle physicist Janet Conrad discusses her contribution to Ghostbusters, SyFy Wire chooses Janosz Poha as their Chosen One of the Day, and an oral history of Meatballs in Vanity Fair.
This week on the show, some news and looking back on the third Ghostbusters live-action film one year after its release. Up first, Troy and Chris talk Ray Parker Jr.'s appearance in the documentary Hired Gun and the great interview he did with The Movie Guys. Also, a few updates on fundraising for mental health in Ghostbusters II actor Hank Deutschendorf's name, a 24-year old pinball wizard who won a Stern Ghostbusters pinball machine, audio from last year's Twisted Toonz Ghostbusters live-reading at the Phoenix Comic-Con, and yes - that photo above is your first-look at the upcoming Crossrip t-shirt with unique Dan Schoening artwork that'll be up for grabs soon!
This week on the show, the boys chat Ghostbusters 101 #4, the VOID opening a digital experience center at the Rec Room in Toronto, collectable coins, Heide Park Resort behind the scenes and more! Wait, did that say collectable coins? I guess so, Pete. How long do you think Troy and Chris will be able to talk about a coin? Ten minutes? Twenty minutes? A whole episode? Tune in to find out!
This week on the show: a quick news catch up then a remembrance of Ghostbusters II actor, Hank Deutschendorf, who passed away last week at the age of 28. First up, fittingly a couple of Ghostbusters II news items including the shipping of Cryptozoic's Ghostbusters II: The Board Game and Ghost Corps' behind the scenes look of the sequel on its 28th anniversary. Then, special guest Matt Provencal joins the show to talk about his time on Cross the Streams Radio interviewing the Deutschendorf twins and introduces a special re-airing of that CTS Radio interview as a tribute.
This week on the show, VR, Ghostbusters International, slot machines, and horrifying misspellings. First, the boys chat about a few Ghostbusters Day odds and ends including the reaction to some of Ivan Reitman's comments on the future of the franchise, Reitman was also a guest at the E3 Expo talking virtual reality and we have some excerpts of that conversation, Diamond Select showed us a scale illustration of their firehouse diorama and gave us a breakdown of how many pieces will be included. All that and more on this week's Crossrip!
This week on the show, we're giving you a two-hour stuffed episode to catch up on Ghostbusters Day 2017 and comments from Dan Aykroyd. You know, those comments. In the first half of the show, the boys talk excitement about the return of Bob and Doug (and Rick Moranis because of it) with a star-studded SCTV reunion fundraiser happening in Toronto, all of the Ghostbusters Day announcements that you may have missed in the chaos including Ivan Reitman's comments about the future of Ghostbusters, the reveal of Ghostbusters VR's second chapter, a slew of new merchandise and more. In the second half of the show, we unpack Dan Aykroyd's comments about Ghostbusters: Answer the Call on London's Sunday Brunch and the reaction those comments caused. Plus, we throw to your voicemails on the topic. Grab a snack, it's a long one!
This week on the show, Ghostbusters Day preparation, Playmobil promotion, and a WHOLE lot of personal appearance info for the cast of Ghostbusters. Bill Murray is cutting an album and crossing bridges, Ernie Hudson is going to Saskatoon, Dan Aykroyd is traveling abroad, Leslie Jones is hosting the BET awards, and the Circle City Ghostbusters have a pretty full dance card. It's the calm before the storm, join us won't you?
This Memorial Day, join us for news, speculation, and more! First up, Sony has laid claim to a July 2020 release date for an "Untitled Animated Movie." Troy and Chris discuss why, or why not, that date would make sense for a new Ghostbusters animated film. The boys also chat a bit about Ghostbusters 101 #3 from IDW Comics, the Licensing Expo and the upcoming Ghostbusters Day, a little Shakespeare update, and some discussion about the amazing pluses and pretty glaring minuses of Diamond Select's first wave of Ghostbusters II figures.
This week on the show, we're getting Shakespearean! That's right, Ghostbusters has been adapted into the Old English of William Shakespeare and Troy and Chris are going to read a small passage for your listening amusement. Also on the show, Stranger Things S2 wrap gifts, Diamond Select Q&A chat, IDW news, and Ghostbusters the Video Game sales!
This week on the show, we're breaking down the announcement that Zuul is real - and it's a fossilized dinosaur! But before the boys dive into that, first some discussion about the 35th Anniversary (don't worry, you still have time to make your party plans), Extreme Ghostbusters and a VICE article chatting about how it got diversity right, and a little bit about those custom NES New Ghostbusters II cartridges that have been making the rounds on the internet. All that plus a great listener letter and voicemail on this week's Crossrip!
This week on the show, video games, comics and more! First up, the boys chat about Stern Pinball's Ghostbusters table, and it's coming to your home... and your phone! How're your Playmobil game scores? We want to hear from you. Also, Ghostbusters 101 #2 is out on shelves now, and it's pretty darn good. Troy and Chris give you their thoughts after their first read. All that and somebody in British Columbia is getting married! (Don't worry, our invite was lost in the mail too).
This week on the show, we're catching up on the last two weeks' worth of news! First up, Troy and Chris chat about Paul Feig's "Director's Series" at the Tribeca Film Festival, a ton of great Ernie Hudson news including an in depth interview he did with Blastr, music chat including the new IMAScore music at Heide Park Resort and a rare glimpse into the life of "Magic" artist Mick Smiley, and finally we're chatting a little print and things to read including an upcoming Ecto-1 Owners Workshop Manual with a familiar author.
In celebration of Rick Moranis' 64th birthday this past week, and his recent appearance watching the Rangers play the Canadiens in the playoffs, Chris has put together a little Rick Moranis appreciation reel for this week's show! (Plus, Troy's on a deadline for a book and is totally MIA, so Chris is stepping in to handle the show single-handed.) Grab a bottle of Elsinore and join us!
Your ocular receptacles are not deceiving you! This week on the show, we're incredibly honored to be joined by none other than Ivan Reitman, the Director and Producer of Ghostbusters himself. And since this is our 100th episode of podcasting, we have a special treat as a bonus: a quick chat with Dan Aykroyd as well! Join us as we talk about the state of comedy, the longevity of Ghostbusters, and the what the future holds on yet another jam-packed edition of the Crossrip!
This week on the show: messages from carrier hawks, Crystal Head Vodka lawsuits and Hugo Awards (oh, my)! First up on the show, we revisit last week's Ghostbusters 101 Cyclotron roundtable for a few follow-up discussion points from Michael Tanaka, keeper of Ghostbusters lore-extraordinaire. Next, Troy and Chris chat about Ghostbusters Answer the Call's Hugo Award nomination and the fierce competition it faces. Finally, Dan Aykroyd emerged victorious from one of the most dramatic court room dramas since some of the best episodes of Law and Order - and Troy will excitedly attempt to recount the tale. All that plus Chris chats about the VFX magazine from the Ghostbusters Resurrection podcasters as promised from last week's show. Pour a Crystal Head-based beverage and join us!
It's back! The Cyclotron returns for a roundtable discussion about the debut issue of Ghostbusters 101 from IDW Comics. Joining us this time is artist extraordinaire John Yurcaba to dissect the issue one panel at a time. But up first, a quick rapid-fire half hour of news including Real Ghostbusters hitting Netflix, Anovos showing off their proton pack at WonderCon, some other IDW release news, and another William Murray Golf shirt that'll most likely be impossible to get. Then, step into the Cyclotron as the roundtable discusses easter eggs, plot points, characters, art, and a whole lot more for the first issue of the latest Ghostbusters crossover!