#315 - "Rick Moranis Appreciation" - April 24, 2017

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!

#314 - Ivan Reitman and Special Guest Dan Aykroyd - April 17, 2017

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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!

#313 - "Carrier Hawks" - April 10, 2017

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!

#312 - Cyclotron: Ghostbusters 101 #1 - April 3, 2017

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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!

#311 - Jake Zim/SVP of Sony Virtual Reality - March 27, 2017

This week on the show, step into a virtual world as we talk to Jake Zim, the Senior Vice President of Sony Virtual Reality, about the new Ghostbusters VR experience on PS4! But first up, there's a whole lot of news - remembering Bernie Wrightson, discussing first impressions of IDW Comics' Ghostbusters 101, SNL going "live" across North America, Spacehunter is coming to Blu-ray (and why should you care?), and Heide Park Resort has started showing off their upcoming dark ride attraction. After the news at around the hour mark, stick around for Chris and Troy talking about their experience with the Ghostbusters VR on Playstation 4 and a brief discussion with Jake Zim of Sony VR about the new experience, the expansion of The Void Ghostbusters Dimension and a whole lot more!

#310 - "Do You Even Bust, Bro?" - March 20, 2017

This week on the show, we answer lots of questions! What Kids Choice Awards did Ghostbusters just win? Where is the first Void Ghostbusters Dimension expansion popping up? When does the PS4 Ghostbusters VR experience release? What did Paul Feig say on the CBC? Who the hell is Keith Lemon? What's the difference between 70mm film and 35mm? What's your name and where are you from? And how much can Dr. Egon Spengler bench press?

#309 - Playmobil Creative Team: Alex Ruff (Licensing and Marketing), Peter Ohegyi (Project Management), Regina Welker (Creative Director) - March 13, 2017

This week on the show, we talk with the German team behind the Playmobil toys and trailers! Joining us around the 30 minute-mark are Alex Ruff (Licensing and Marketing, Product Management at Playmobil), Peter Ohegyi (Project Management, Animated Shorts and Games Apps at Playmobil), and Regina Welker (Creative Director at Woodblock) to talk about the upcoming line-up, the functionality and design of the toys, the future, and a little behind the scenes on the amazing four "reveal trailers" the team created to announce the toy line. But first, some quick news including Saturn Award nominations, Ghostheads out doing good deeds, and more!

#308 - "Lost Scenes Found" - March 6, 2017

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This week on the show, catching up on a few weeks worth of news in one show! The boys talk about the recently found lost scenes including the fabled Fort Detmerring sequence, Toy Fair 2017 news including Diamond Select's Ghostbusters II announcements, Bill Murray chatting GB3, a few Answer the Call tidbits including the destiny of the Egon Spengler bust, Maurice LaMarche talks Real Ghostbusters, and the top ten reasons Ghostbusters II is an underrated classic.

#307 - This Ghostbusting Life: An Actor's Life with Robin Shelby - February 27, 2017

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This week, on an all-new "This Ghostbusting Life" sit down for a sushi lunch with Robin Shelby. She's played a Troll in Willow, Slimer in Ghostbusters II, and most recently was the voice of "Lady Slimer" in the 2016 reimagining of Ghostbusters. But did you know that she also was a character at Universal Studios? And played Oliver on stage? Pour yourself some soy sauce, get those chopsticks ready, and enjoy a meal with us as we talk to Robin Shelby about her life in show biz!

#306 - "Tenant's Legal Rights" - February 20, 2017

This week on the show, it's the calm before the storm. This weekend is the International Toy Fair in New York, plus a whole bunch of news is on the horizon. So Troy and Chris take this opportunity to talk nerdy about Dana Barrett's apartment and how it may have fared after the interdimensional crossrip that occurred there. Are you legal required to tell a potential tenant that a building had a 50-foot marshmallow man climb it and two of its previous occupants were possessed by demonic dogs?

#305 - "The Upside Down" - February 13, 2017

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This week on the show: Stranger Things, SNL, Ghostbusters The Video Game, PKE Surge, Kate McKinnon and Kristen Wiig news, and a really bizarre Snopes article. Intrigued? Join us, won't you?

#304 - "Don't Drive Angry" - February 6, 2017

This week on the Crossrip, the latest news and the latest updates from Chris' basement project! First up, the boys are talking about the big Playmobil reveal and breaking down all of the sets that are up for grabs. Next up, a little discussion on the IDW Comics Ghostbusters Annual (it's out now!), Ernie Hudson's latest TV news, Motiongate gets a few Ghostbusters II characters, and some analysis on the Sony Pictures $1.3 billion "write down." What does that mean for the future of the studio and for the future of the franchise that we love?

#303 - "Cannonball" - January 30, 2017

On this week's Crossrip: IDW updates, Dan Aykroyd's tribute to Carrie Fisher, merch news and more! First up, updating you (as best we can) about the release date of IDW Comics' Ghostbusters Annual plus discussion on the sneak previews of the upcoming Ghostbusters 101. Plus, have you heard about the new IDW hardcover coming out? We really dig the name. Also Troy and Chris chat about Dan Aykroyd's tribute to Carrie Fisher in Empire Magazine, talk about the thirteen-minute preview of the Cleanin' Up the Town documentary, chat merch news, and discuss the incoming next generation of fandom.

#301 - "Year Three Starts Now" - January 16, 2017

Welcome back to the Crossrip podcast faithful listeners! Year Three kicks off with a double-stuffed episode thanks to all of the news that occurred over the holiday season including IDW Comics' Ghostbusters 101, Ghostbusters the Video Game backward compatibility, that Ghostbusters themed hotel room at Heide Park Resort in Germany, and a whole lotta merchandise news. Grab a snack, it's gonna be a long one - all this and Andy Rooney on this week's podcast!

#252 - "Scrooged: Feature Film Commentary" - December 25, 2016

This week on the show, in place of our Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II commentary, we thought we'd try something a little different as a special treat for everyone. Curl up next to the fire, get Scrooged ready on your favorite home video viewing platform (or listen to us without the film) and get ready for a commentary over the perennial holiday favorite, Scrooged! Yule love it!

#251 - "Bringing Year Two to a Close" - December 19, 2016

Happy Holidays, Ghostheads! In what will be Troy and Chris' last "live" episode of the year (next week is a pre-recorded special presentation), the boys take a look back on 2016 while also dropping a little bit of the latest news. This week on the show, remembering Alice Drummond, discussing our first glimpses at the Dubai Motiongate attraction and some preliminary thoughts (based on other peoples' experiences), don't forget to get those pre-orders in for your IDW Ghostbusters Annual, Playmobil's teaser trailer, that strange ThinkGeek coffee mug and a quick memorial for Ecto Cooler. We'll bring it on home with some heartwarming news thanks to several franchises out there giving this holiday season like the Ghostbusters - West Virginia Division, Arizona Ghostbusters and more. And finally, stick around for a little wrap up on the second year of Interdimensional Crossrip podcasting!

#250 - "Ghostbusters Shopping Network Year Two" - December 12, 2016

It's that time of the year again! Join Chris and the Ghostbusters Shopping Network for a guide to this year's holiday gifts for the most discerning of Ghostheads! Need some last-minute gift ideas for your favorite Ghostbusters fan? This is the place!

#249 - "Ghostbusters International #11" - December 5, 2016

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This week on the show, all the latest news that's fit to print and a discussion about the conclusion of IDW Comics' "Ghostbusters International" series! First up, a little recap on the past couple weeks' events, some news on the Motiongate Dubai attraction, Ivan Reitman's comments about the future of the franchise (and his appearance on Canada's Smartest Person), a great article about the evolution of Slimer in Puppetry Journal, Violet Ramis Steel is writing a book about her father, the Ghostbusters of BC made a lucky kid's day, and a whole lot more! Then stick around for discussion on Ghostbusters International #11 and the exciting conclusion to the comic series that's spanned the globe!

#248 - "All By Myself" - November 28, 2016

Troy's flying solo this week, so we have a short mini-sode for you on the Crossrip. IDW's Ghostbusters International is coming to a close, Ivan Reitman is out there running with the torch talking about the future of Ghost Corps, and there's a whole lot of Black Friday/holiday season sales and merchandise out there to be had for Ghostbusters fans. And we'll do it all under 15 minutes, now that's economy!