#319 - "To Ghost or Not to Ghost" - May 22, 2017

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!

#318 - "Zuul: Destroyer of Shins" - May 15, 2017

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!

#317 - "Somebody's Getting Married" - May 8, 2017

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).

#316 - "I Wanna New Drug" - May 1, 2017

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.

#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!