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 Crossrip, the boys catch up on news including Ghostbusters Answer the Call's return to theaters over Labor Day Weekend and beyond. Hot Wheels announces eight cars while Cryptozoic cancels some of their wares. The biggest names in voice acting did a live read of Ghostbusters in Toronto - and at the same time, hundreds of Ghostheads gathered in Atlanta for DragonCon and its sister gathering the PKE Surge. Oh, and Troy won a PKE Surge award! All that plus a tribute to a fallen Boy in Grey from the Louisville Ghostbusters, Todd Harrison.
Hold on for a special two-hour episode this week as Troy and Chris bring you the latest news, then have a bit of a point/counterpoint on the State of the Ghostbusters Nation. Up first, the big news about the new Times Square experience brought to you by The Void and Madame Tussauds. Then we pay tribute to the recently passed Stephen Dane, hardware consultant on Ghostbusters who is responsible for so many of the iconic images you know and love to this day. News on the Fathom Events and BBQ Films screenings. Real Ghostbusters DVD re-release news. The latest Ghostbusters (2016) news: Chris Hemsworth talks the original film and Kevin, the four new leads talk the Google Science Fair and Paul Feig talks (a whole lot). Lots and lots of merchandise news from Mattel, Activision, Cryptozoic, LEGO Dimensions, talking about that possible Kevin Ecto-Mini spoiler, and more. Then, in our second hour of the show, Troy and Chris discuss the heated topic at hand: negativity, positivity, trolls, bullies, and a whole lot more. As the noise among the social networks grows louder and louder, it's time that the guys talked out a few of their thoughts on the current "State of the Ghostbusters Nation."
Holy guacamole, there's a lot to talk about this week. How about a special two-hour episode to fit it all in? And how about some quick bullet-points on what's discussed? CinemaCon, Al Roker's Today Show set visit, Activision Console Game, EXCLUSIVE details on that packed Ghost Corps merchandise cabinet (hint: Mattel merch details galore!), MTV Movie Awards, Adam Ray as the voice of Slimer, books, Ray Parker Jr., Dubai Motiongate Theme Park, Cryptozoic's Ghostbusters II: The Board Game, Yahtzee! Anovos, the Ghostbusters: Ultimate Visual History Special Edition, a scientific study on the Statue of Liberty and the Hudson River and how they relate to Ghostbusters II, the Largo Ghostbusters doing some great charity work, Golden Cadillacs, VOICEMAILS!, -- geez, did we miss anything? Probably!
It's Spring time! But it's snowing like crazy! So spend that time inside by the first with all all-new Crossrip. This week, all the Ghostbusters (2016) news that's fit to print including Empire and USA Today getting a couple of exclusive images and an unexpected trailer was attached with Batman v. Superman. Chris discusses the results of his very scientific social media experiment. Nas is releasing a Ghostbusters clothing line. And a Wondercon round up including Cryptozoic board game sequel news and Little Golden Books!
We have a trailer! Well, a trailer FOR the trailer! We've got a special show planned for you to celebrate the Trailer Announcement that also just so happens to be on the date aliens in Paramus, NJ predicted would be the end of the world! Join Troy and Chris for a breakdown of the trailer announcement and perhaps some clues within for the future of what's to come. Then the boys will talk all the merchandise news that's fit to print because this week also is the New York International Toy Fair - Legos, fan clubs, Funko Pop Vinyls, there's a whole slew of good stuff coming that we finally got to see. Then, Cleanin' Up the Town's Kickstarter campaign happened in between recording sessions, and with it came a new trailer that the boys'll chat about. Also, great news out of Chicago as Second City has announced the Harold Ramis Film School opening in September, and there's a familiar name in charge of it. Finally, we'll get to everyone's fantastic (and fun) feedback to the Death and Taxes article discussed last week, including a guest appearance from the guys at Ghostbusters Resurrection. This is a CAN'T MISS episode of the Crossrip, especially considering the world might be coming to an end, join us for the last moments won't you?
Join Troy and Chris as they discuss their first impressions of Cryptozoic's new Ghostbusters: The Board Game in this week's Crossrip! First up, a little bit of news including some mild spoilers for Ghostbusters (2016) - don't worry, we'll forewarn you - then stick around for some discussion on the LEGO Ghostbusters firehouse, a new Ghostbusters remix, and more!
This week on the Crossrip, news on a National Lampoon documentary "Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead," the 2016 Ghostbusters pay Tufts Medical Center a visit, Ivan Reitman makes a statement to clarify his "just noise" comments about future Ghostbusters film development. Then stay tuned for two, count 'em two, interviews! Mataio Wilson, the Associate Game Designer behind Cryptozoic Entertainment's Ghostbusters: The Board Game coming this October. After that, we chat with pinup model and New Hampshire Ghostbuster Luna X Mars about her experience as a background extra on Paul Feig's Ghostbusters (2016) - - don't worry, it's spoiler-free!