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!
This week on the show, the boys chat Ghostbusters 101 #4, the VOID opening a digital experience center at the Rec Room in Toronto, collectable coins, Heide Park Resort behind the scenes and more! Wait, did that say collectable coins? I guess so, Pete. How long do you think Troy and Chris will be able to talk about a coin? Ten minutes? Twenty minutes? A whole episode? Tune in to find out!
This week on the show: a quick news catch up then a remembrance of Ghostbusters II actor, Hank Deutschendorf, who passed away last week at the age of 28. First up, fittingly a couple of Ghostbusters II news items including the shipping of Cryptozoic's Ghostbusters II: The Board Game and Ghost Corps' behind the scenes look of the sequel on its 28th anniversary. Then, special guest Matt Provencal joins the show to talk about his time on Cross the Streams Radio interviewing the Deutschendorf twins and introduces a special re-airing of that CTS Radio interview as a tribute.
This week on the show, VR, Ghostbusters International, slot machines, and horrifying misspellings. First, the boys chat about a few Ghostbusters Day odds and ends including the reaction to some of Ivan Reitman's comments on the future of the franchise, Reitman was also a guest at the E3 Expo talking virtual reality and we have some excerpts of that conversation, Diamond Select showed us a scale illustration of their firehouse diorama and gave us a breakdown of how many pieces will be included. All that and more on this week's Crossrip!
This week on the show, we're giving you a two-hour stuffed episode to catch up on Ghostbusters Day 2017 and comments from Dan Aykroyd. You know, those comments. In the first half of the show, the boys talk excitement about the return of Bob and Doug (and Rick Moranis because of it) with a star-studded SCTV reunion fundraiser happening in Toronto, all of the Ghostbusters Day announcements that you may have missed in the chaos including Ivan Reitman's comments about the future of Ghostbusters, the reveal of Ghostbusters VR's second chapter, a slew of new merchandise and more. In the second half of the show, we unpack Dan Aykroyd's comments about Ghostbusters: Answer the Call on London's Sunday Brunch and the reaction those comments caused. Plus, we throw to your voicemails on the topic. Grab a snack, it's a long one!
This week on the show, Ghostbusters Day preparation, Playmobil promotion, and a WHOLE lot of personal appearance info for the cast of Ghostbusters. Bill Murray is cutting an album and crossing bridges, Ernie Hudson is going to Saskatoon, Dan Aykroyd is traveling abroad, Leslie Jones is hosting the BET awards, and the Circle City Ghostbusters have a pretty full dance card. It's the calm before the storm, join us won't you?
This Memorial Day, join us for news, speculation, and more! First up, Sony has laid claim to a July 2020 release date for an "Untitled Animated Movie." Troy and Chris discuss why, or why not, that date would make sense for a new Ghostbusters animated film. The boys also chat a bit about Ghostbusters 101 #3 from IDW Comics, the Licensing Expo and the upcoming Ghostbusters Day, a little Shakespeare update, and some discussion about the amazing pluses and pretty glaring minuses of Diamond Select's first wave of Ghostbusters II figures.
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!
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!
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).