#427 - "Ghostbusters Crossing Over #4" - July 16, 2018

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This week on the show, preparing for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 and chatting IDW's "Ghostbusters Crossing Over" issue four! First up, a little update on the news item about the WBZ interview from last week - we heard back from the journalist involved! Then some updates on the good ol' SDCC mayhem including Ghostbusters World's booth at "The Experience" and IDW's plans for the weekend. In the second half of the show, we're chatting spoilerific details about the fourth issue of the big Ghostbusters comic event. All that, plus a great voicemail from one of our listeners this week on the Crossrip!

#426 - "Battle Royale" - July 9, 2018

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This week on the show, some odds and ends that we've missed over the past week or so! First up, a little discussion on a Ghostbusters junket from way back in 1984, some social media chat (including the full Ghost Corps logo reveal), new Rubies offerings, updates on Wizard World conventions, an exploration on Vigo the Carpathian's influences, and a great story from the Circle City Ghostbusters about Ernie Hudson. Also, what's a thirst trap, and what does it have to do with Dan Aykroyd? Join us as a couple old guys try to figure it out.

#425 - "Ghostbusters Daughter Book Club Part 1 - Pages 1 through 100" - July 2, 2018

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This week on the show, we're starting off our first book club discussion on Violet Ramis Stiel's Ghostbusters Daughter: Life With My Dad Harold Ramis. Seulange and Brily of the Ontario Ghostbusters join Troy and Chris for the discussion, and we have your messages from social media and the voicemail to add to the discussion as well. So if you've read the first 100 pages of the book, join us in the living room for a chat, won't you?

#424 - "Aykroyd Adjacent" - June 25, 2018

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This week on the show, a whole lot of Ghostbusters II and Ghostbusters The Video Game discussion! First up - news! Troy and Chris chat about Ghostbusters: The Video Game on the 9th anniversary of the game's release, curious photos on producer Brian Volk-Weiss' Instagram of iconic 80's filming locations including Hook and Ladder No. 8, Jeff Shreck's lucky find of a rare Ghostbusters II charcoal (yes, charcoal) uniform, and discussion about Run DMC's Ghostbusters theme song - why was the band so embarrassed by the song? All that, plus a small tribute to Matt "Guitar" Murphy on this week's Crossrip podcast!

#423 - "Ghostbusters Crossing Over #3" - June 18, 2018

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Welcome back to our regularly scheduled Monday programming! This week on the show: Ghostbusters Day clean-up, news and IDW Ghostbusters Crossing Over #3 discussion! First up, some of the items that we didn't touch upon in last week's Ghostbusters Day celebration show, including Diamond Select Toys announcements and photos, the VOID expanding to 20 more cities, Hollywood Collectables' Egon Spengler statue release, and some news on the San Diego Comic-Con fan event. Then in the second half of the show, join us for setting up our Ghostbusters Daughter podcast book club and find out how you can be involved. After that, some spoiler-filled discussion of IDW Comics' latest release in the Ghostbusters event, Crossing Over issue 3.

#422 - "Ghostbusters Day 2018/Ghostbusters Fan Fest Announcement" - June 8, 2018

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Happy Ghostbusters Day 2018, everyone! We know what you're thinking: the Crossrip on a Friday? Have we gone mad? I guess so, listener - because we're here to give you the rundown on all of the big announcements of Ghostbusters Day 2018 (and what we now know is in store this time NEXT year). First up, Ghostbusters has partnered with Wizard World and the 35th Anniversary Ghostbusters Fan Fest is near! Get ready for June 8th and 9th of 2019 to head to Los Angeles for the first Ghostbusters convention. Troy and Chris break down what we know about the event and what may be coming soon. Also tons of announcements for Ghostbusters day, including a relaunched website, Omaze fundraiser, Ghostbusters World hitting San Diego Comic-Con, IGT slot machines, LEGO Brickheadz, and a whole lot more. Grab a Twinkie and join us for the show!

#421 - "Licensing the 35th" - May 28, 2018

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The 35th Anniversary has officially begun (sorta) thanks to the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. This week on the show, we'll explore the information coming out of the show including new licensors, returning favorites, and some hints of what may be coming for Ghostbusters Day NEXT year already. Also this week, the Ghostbusters website is about to get a makeover for the anniversary to be revealed on Ghostbusters Day. What could it mean? Chris unearthed a laserdisc player and was able to dig into a Japanese visual effects disc featuring Richard Edlund and the Boss Films crew, and a fundraising outdoor screening of the original Ghostbusters film is coming to New Jersey. All that and more on this week's show!

#420 - "Brickheadz and Ghostbusters Day Speculation" - May 21, 2018

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This week on the show, discussing the new LEGO announcement, SCTV reunion and speculating on what may be in store for this year's Ghostbusters Day. First up, Troy and Chris chat about the new LEGO Brickheadz two-pack that was announced this past week, recap the SCTV reunion that took place in Toronto and is coming to a Netflix near you, and dissect an article on the Murray/Ramis feud from the Daily Mail. Then, in the second half of the show, join us for some speculation on what we'd like to see announced, what we think will be announced, and what we DON'T think will be announced at Ghostbusters Day in just a few weeks time. All that plus some Dollar Store and Topps trading card discussion on this week's show!

#419 - "Ghostbusters Answer the Call #4 and 5" - May 14, 2018

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This week on the show: Rick Moranis comes out of retirement (sorta) and IDW's Ghostbusters Answer the Call series comes to a close. First up, the latest news as Rick Moranis reprises one of his most beloved non-Louis Tully roles for The Goldbergs, a fan is featured on Facebook's "Ridiculous Rides" for their Ectomobile replica, and some discussion about Ecto Cooler and its demise. Then, in the second half of the show, stay tuned for discussion on the final two issues of the IDW Comics limited follow-up to the 2016 reboot Ghostbusters Answer the Call. Did the series come to a fulfilling conclusion? Troy and Chris will chat it out. All that, plus some fast food discussion in another fun one. Tune in!

#418 - "Paul, Steve, Ray and Ernie" - May 7, 2018

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This week on the show, Paul Feig wants another Call, Ernie and Ray chat, and Steve Johnson does a little nose candy. First up, Troy and Chris discuss the click bait du jour as Paul Feig mentions on the Simple Favor press circuit that he'd like to do another Ghostbusters film, what does it mean? Also, Steve Johnson got a little more ink this week because of his unorthodox inspiration for Slimer - a new revelation most likely to come in his next book. Rounding out the show is some discussion about Ray Parker Jr.'s podcast with Ernie Hudson and a couple shout outs to the Alberta Ghostbusters and the Ecto Force of Florida. It's a fun one, make sure to tune in!

#417 - "Music Video Canon" - April 30, 2018

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This week on the show, Guinness World Records are broken, Jan Vogler engages on Twitter and is the Ghostbusters music video canon? First up, the latest in news including a follow-up on last week's conversation about the 800 number at the time of the original film's release, Rick Moranis joining the SCTV reunion in Toronto, a group of fans breaking world records at a marathon in London, Forbes magazine talking about Real Ghostbusters Playmobil toys, Terminal Reality back in the news after shutting down back in 2013, and more. Then, in the second half of the show, we discuss a topic presented to us: given that the Ghostbusters theme song appears in Ghostbusters II, does that mean the music video from 1984 is canon? Stay tuned!

#416 - "Crossing Over #2" - April 23, 2018

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This week on the show, spoiler-filled discussion on IDW's Crossing Over issue two, Bill Murray on Willie Geist, and Jack White remembers the 800 number! In the first half of the show, the latest news including Bill Murray's lengthy discussion with Willie Geist on the Sunday Sitdown, Ray Parker Jr.'s next guest on his podcast, a fun account of being on set in 1983 on GB Fans, Steve Johnson talking to the We Got This Covered blog, a surprise revelation about Harold Ramis' family, and Jack White talks with Jimmy Fallon about being a kid and calling an 800 number around the time Ghostbusters came out. Then in the second half of the show, the boys discuss IDW Comics' excellent second issue in the multi-dimensional Crossing Over event. It's a fun one, make sure to tune in!

#415 - "Down Comes the Scaffolding" - April 16, 2018

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This week on the show Troy and Chris are reunited to do what they do best, chat some Ghostbusters! After regrouping a bit on their respective Spring Break holidays, the boys chat about the Hook and Ladder No. 8 renovations seemingly coming to an end at the New York firehouse, IDW Crossing Over #2 hitting shelves this week (a week early), a fun and interesting Real Ghostbusters conversation that took place on Twitter between JMS and Joe Medjuck, Ray Parker Jr.'s new podcast, and much more!

#414 - "What Ya Gonna Do?" - April 9, 2018

This week it's a short "mini-sode" of sorts, a few news items, a cover of Mark Ronson's "Get Ghost" and a story about eBay! Join Troy solo again for a recap on the Houston Ghostbusters fighting cancer by competing in a Relay for Life, a Korean Fire Drill cover of the Ghostbusters Answer the Call single, and a surprise diamond in the rough eBay auction.

#413 - "The Voicemail Vault" - April 2, 2018

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This week on the show: a couple quick news items, a remote check-in from Chris in Italy, and we're opening up the listener voicemail vault. First up, news about an Ecto Crank fundraiser, Bobby Brown forgetting the lyrics to On Our Own, and Dan Aykroyd narrating a piece of Canadian history. Then, Chris checks in from Italy where he's met up with GB Max and has submitted a field report. Finally, we open up our voicemail vault to some of the more... interesting messages that our listeners have left for us. We told you that we're always here to listen or be a shoulder to cry on, and you took us up on the offer!

#412 - "Unions and United" - March 26, 2018

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This week on the show, talking about a new clip of Ghostbusters World gameplay, Richard Edlund's state of the VFX industry, Ray Parker Jr. documentaries and more! Troy is flying solo this week as Chris is out on vacation, but don't worry - still here to talk about all the news that's fit to print. First up, Eric at Ghost Corps showed us a little bit of Ghostbusters World gameplay. But were there a few hints toward what's to come visible on the screen? And what's with the dimensional portals? Diamond Select Series 7 is out on shelves now, and for the first time you can own Janosz Poha! SyFy has a great article with Richard Edlund looking back on his career and discussing the state of the effects industry, where of course Ghostbusters comes up. And finally, there's a Ray Parker Jr. documentary in the works, find out how you can help them fund the production!

#411 - "Crossing Over Into the Void" - March 19, 2018

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This week on the show, we're talking Crossing Over #1, Ghostbusters World trailers, Void locations opening and more! After some chat about the potential merits or issues with using screen-used parts in a proton pack replica, get ready for some spoiler-free chat about Crossing Over #1, Playmobil Real Ghostbusters figure talk, analyzing the most recent Ghostbusters World video, and a cool stop motion Diamond Select trailer hitting the interwebs! No matter what dimension you hail from, you won't want to miss this week!

#410 - "Ghostbusters Live, IDW Annual and Shakeup" - March 12, 2018

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Ghostbusters live and in concert is coming to a city near you (hopefully) and the Crossrip is here to chat about all the details! First up, some discussion on the live orchestral viewing of the original Ghostbusters film which will begin this coming fall, then some chat about a recent shakeup at IDW Comics and what it may or may not mean for the future of Ghostbusters. Then, in the second half of the show, we've got a spoiler-filled discussion of the 2018 Ghostbusters Annual from IDW Comics. How it sets up the next series, how it's the perfect 50 page Ghostbusters story, and more!

#409 - "Ghostbusters World" - March 5, 2018

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We've just taken our first step into a much larger world. At least, one that can be viewed through a smartphone. Join us this week as we analyze the surprise announcement of an augmented reality mobile game called Ghostbusters World. We've got the press release on hand to examine all the details and speculate on what some of the games' features may bring. Then, stay tuned for a few brief news items including IDW Comics news, Chris Hemsworth joining up to save the universe again and much more!

#408 - "New York Toy Fair 2018/Remembering Harold Ramis Four Years Later" - Feburary 26, 2018

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It's a double (possibly triple)-episode this week as we explore all of the news fit to print from New York Toy Fair, unbox Playmobil's new Ghostbusters II Playmogram 3D figures and remember Harold Ramis on the fourth anniversary of his passing. First up, Playmobil was kind enough to send the boys each a surprise package and they do a live unboxing on the air, discussing the new Ghostbusters II line from the international company. Next up, a discussion on Toy Fair 2018 announcements including Real Ghostbusters action figures, Stranger Things tie-ins, and a whole lot more. Thanks to Ghostbusters.net, our mics were in New York for audio with McFarlane Toys, Funko, Round Two, and Diamond Select, so tune in for their thoughts. Finally, Mix Master Chris has put together some rarities in remembrance of Harold Ramis to mark the fourth year since his passing.