Signs, signs, everywhere there's signs. And Ghostbusters is one of the most recognized (which should come as no surprise to our listeners). Stay with Troy and Chris for the week as they chat about TMNT/GB Issue #3 (no spoilers), Blitzway's announcement about pricing plans for their 1/6 scale Ghostbusters figures, and remembering the Universal Ghostbusters Spooktacular on the anniversary of its final performance. Could a stage show like it exist in this cynical age? Or is a game-based ride the only way that Ghostbusters can exist in a theme park. We're also announcing the Loot Crate winner at the end of the show. And... so, uh, which one of our listeners is currently incarcerated at the Hall County Jail?
Okay, NOW we'll talk about Stranger Things Season Two... hopefully everyone's had a chance to watch by now? But first, a few news items that the two knobs weren't able to get to last week including some broad non-spoiler chat about TMNT/Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters making Cinefex Magazine's top monster movie list, and a strange article about an Ecto-1 for sale across the pond. Then, in the second half of the show, Chris and Troy talk about all the Ghostbusters references (and if indeed those patches were available for sale in 1984), the show in general, and what the future may hold for Season Three.
This week on the show, Chris and Troy focus on two discussion topics: Aykroyd's comments on Ghostbusters in high school for Netflix and Anovos announcing a new high-end pack replica. Both announcements elicited equally similar responses, and both aspects of the response are discussed this week on the show. Has Akyroyd lost his mind, or are his outlandish ideas responsible for the property we know and love? Is Anovos in the wrong for announcing a pack replica right on the heels of shipping another kit, or is this something totally different? Tune in for the discussion.
This week on the show, sneakers, comics, and Stranger Things! First up, an update on Ghostbusters Answer the Call #1 from IDW Comics, then Bill Murray is EVERYWHERE and we have tons of great audio to prove it, then stick around for a whole lot of Stranger Things and Ghostbusters discussion including chat about the Reebok sneaker release event, the crossover of Ghostbusters and Stranger Things and a whole lot more!
It's that time of the year again, Mix Master Chris Stewart returns with another mix tape to entertain, frighten, and chill you to the bone... enjoy the sounds of Halloween, a few special guest surprises, and a whole lot more on this year's Spooktacular episode!
This week on the show (well, and every week generally) we're joined by the author of the new Ghostbusters Ectomobile Owner's Workshop Manual, Troy Benjamin! Up first, the news in which we recap the Hollywood Forever cemetery screening of the original Ghostbusters movie, all of Loot Crate's goods that are only available for a couple more days, Saturday Morning Rewind's interview with Laura Summer, and THAT kiss on SNL. After the news, Chris interviews Troy about the new Ecto manual coming from Insight Editions - how the project came to be, what fans can expect inside, things that were left on the cutting room floor, and a whole lot more!
This week on the show, we're recapping all of this weekend's NYCC '17 events! Playmobil announced their next series of figures, including Ghostbusters II and Real Ghostbusters figures, Lootcrate has a slew of exclusives that were sold both at NYCC (and might be in this month's crate?), IDW is gearing up for both the TMNT crossover as well as the Answer the Call miniseries, Insight Editions handed out limited edition posters to those who pre-ordered the Ectomobile Owner's Workshop Manual, Hot Topic merch, Spirit and Spencer's... buckle up, it's going to be a long one.
Halloween time is here! Chris and Troy celebrate in the only way they know how, talking Ghostbusters! This week on the show: Dan Aykroyd's comments about the future of the Ghostbusters franchise, Lootcrate has some special items coming this month, Diamond Select reveals their next line-up release date, the Peter Venkman jumpsuits sold for a ridiculous amount at auction, a rapid-fire of fan news, and a whole lot more. All this, plus Chris does his best Robert Goulet impression!
This week on the show, we're incredibly honored to be joined by video game designer, programmer, David Crane. Crane, one of the co-creators of Activision and the man behind Pitfall, A Boy and His Blob, among countless other games was also responsible for designing Ghostbusters for the Commodore 64, Atari 2600 and multiple other ports. Over the course of the hour, we talk Atari's early days, designing games for the 2600, and in-depth on the Ghostbusters title. Join us, won't you?
Listen to this, Jerry - it's a movie about nothing. No really. We'll explore Patrick Willems' video that posits Ghostbusters was a film essentially about nothing. What did he mean by that, and can we offer a rebuttal? Find out this week. Also on the show: the Ghostbusters Ectomobile Owner's Workshop Manual gets a preview, the Ghostbusters of North Carolina get some screentime, Ghostbusters pinball is coming to your consoles, and could a proton pack be effective against Pennywise? (Due to technical difficulties, Troy sounds like he's broadcasting from a submarine somewhere off the coast of California. Apologies.)
This week on the show, we're recapping DragonCon and PKE Surge 2017, talking about Extreme Ghostbusters on its 20th Anniversary, and more! First up, remembering Extreme Ghostbusters - how has it already been that long? And why hasn't it gotten a proper home video release? Then the numbers are in and PKE Surge at DragonCon was a huge success! Want to talk t-shirts? 80's Tees has a whole bunch of new ones PLUS that long-teased Crossrip shirt is closer than you may think. There's a lot going on in the world right now, hurricanes, earthquakes, fires... we hope we can take your mind off it all for an hour. If you haven't already donate to the Red Cross: http://www.redcross.org
This week on the show, Troy and Chris talk the exciting conclusion to the Ghostbusters 101 comic series, the history of slime according to the Verge, Ghostbusters Answer the Call on Sky Cinema (and its accompanying special), and the Ghostbusters Resurrection team really showed us up on their Vigo theories. It's a long holiday weekend here in North America, grab a lemonade and join us while you're at the BBQ!
Need some Game of Thrones relief after this weekend? The ol' Crossrip podcast has you covered with a whole lot of Ghostbusters chat. This week on the show, remembering Jerry Lewis and his influence on Ghostbusters, IDW Comics reveals all the covers to the upcoming TMNT/Ghostbusters crossover sequel, Spirit Halloween stores are getting tons of new Ghostbusters merch, Spain has some crazy cool art installations, and Cam Talbot has a new Ghostbusters goalie mask. All that, plus a funny revelation in the closing minutes of the show - join us!
This week on the show, Troy and Chris chat with author and illustrator Jordan Monsell, who has a Shakespearean adaptation of the film we all know and love, Ghostbusters. Monsell talks about his love for theater, his encyclopedic knowledge of Shakespeare, and how he approached adapting one of the most quotable movies in history into the Old English prose of Shakespeare. The book is available now on Amazon and Kindle, check it out after you listen to ye olde podcast!
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!