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!
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!
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.
Ghostbusters Goofs discussion continues this week with the "goofs" of Ghostbusters II according to imdb. But up first, a few news items including the possible sale of all film and TV assets by Sony Pictures, Playmobil's launch of Ghostbusters II figures, a mysterious LEGO mega-firehouse, Ghostbusters annual teases from IDW and exploring a hint Erik Burnham dropped about Crossing Over, and who is it that's trying to bring bell bottoms back? Bill Murray? Do you want to hustle?
This month - - week on the snow - - show, we're talking about flubs and goofs in the original Ghostbusters film. Are some of those listed on IMDB actually goofs? Or are they open for debate? We say some of them are open to debate and we're going to do it now. Also the latest news, including Diamond Select's in-depth look at this month's Series 6 figures including Vigo the Carpathian, Netflix's A Futile and Stupid Gesture discussion, spoiler-filled conversation about IDW Comics' latest Ghostbusters Answer the Call #3, plus your voicemails!
This week on the show, the boys explore the fan theory presented by a recent article that posits, what if everyone involved in Ghostbusters II was actually dead? Did the events of the first movie kill all of the characters, and what we see unfold on the screen is actually each of the characters having to move through their own personal purgatory? Troy and Chris will converse why it may or may not be that great of a theory to consider!
There have been many Ghostbusters sequels that never came to fruition, but what were some of the iterations of Paul Feig's Answer the Call that didn't materialize? This week, Troy and Chris explore what could have been through the unveiling of new blue sky concept art. All that plus the latest news including Playmobil's latest Ghostbusters II offerings that include Playmogram 3D technology, IDW's Crossing Over and Annual on the horizon, updates from the Ghostbusters of North Carolina, sad news about the passing of a fellow fan from the Dallas Fort Worth Ghostbusters, and Troy absolutely gushes about A Futile and Stupid Gesture now available on Netflix.
This week on the show, a few brief news items including Violet Ramis Steel beginning her press tour for her book Ghostbuster's Daughter, fans creating awesome things and doing great deeds, and more. Then Troy and Chris discuss some of the more unsung, underappreciated, some might say underrated aspects of Ghostbusters - the first of what will probably be many conversations on the topic.
First up this week, catching up on some news including Ghostbusters VR Chapter Two's release, the VOID opens at Disneyland (sans Ghostbusters), Playmobil Real Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II figures are on the way, and The Toys That Made Us on Netflix. Then, an article on Comic Book Resources on the 15 Dark Secrets of Real Ghostbusters inspires some discussion, what caused the downfall of Real Ghostbusters (and Saturday Morning Cartoons in general)? Stay tuned for the discussion!
ANOVOS announced the Spengler Legacy Pack, IDW is on fire, Bobby's Toy Chest finished their Real Ghostbusters restoration, and Chris read the Ghostbusters novelization - just a couple things happened during the holiday hiatus. Join us as we catch up on it all and discover what happens when a good movie is turned into a not-so-good novelization on this week's Crossrip!
Troy's giving Mix Master Chris a break and attempting his hand at a little compilation for all of your holiday listening pleasure. Join us to celebrate the holidays and the New Year. We'll be taking a short break for the weeks of December 25th and January 1st, but we'll catch you on the flip side of the holidays! So be good, for goodness sake, whoaaaaaaa, somebody's coming. Somebody's coming. Somebody's coming to town.
It's that time of the year again, need gift ideas for the Ghostbusters fan in your life? The Ghostbusters Shopping Network has got you covered! Chris has his annual wrap-up of items that any and all Ghostbusters fan should have under the tree this Christmas season - and this year, the good folks at Ghost Corps have teamed up with the Crossrip to offer a few of those items as a give-away for free! Stay tuned to the Crossrip social media channels for information on how to win a few collectable items!
One of the most prolific voice actors of all-time, Maurice LaMarche joins the Crossrip this week! Chris caught up with the voice of Dr. Egon Spengler from The Real Ghostbusters and Extreme Ghostbusters (and, as it turns out, a surprising other voice revealed in the show) at Fan Expo Vancouver. LaMarche talks about his early years in the entertainment industry, being a Ghostbuster, and a whole lot more. In addition, we've added some outtakes and archival audio, making this a holiday mix tape of sorts, all about the voice of Egon, stunt burper, master impressionist, and the best Orsen Welles since Orsen Welles.
Look out, TV Hall of Fame, here come the original Not Ready for Prime Time Players. After a quick update on the latest news including Blitzway's Ecto-1 going up for pre-order and Paul Feig's latest comments about the 2016 film, join us to celebrate Dan Aykroyd, Jane Curtain, Loraine Newman, Chevy Chase and Garrett Morris as they were inducted into the TV Hall of Fame this past week. Surprisingly, Bill Murray was also on-hand for the celebration and had a few very sentimental words to say.
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!