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#334 - "Vigo Theories" - September 4, 2017

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!

#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!

#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!

#249 - "Ghostbusters International #11" - December 5, 2016

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This week on the show, all the latest news that's fit to print and a discussion about the conclusion of IDW Comics' "Ghostbusters International" series! First up, a little recap on the past couple weeks' events, some news on the Motiongate Dubai attraction, Ivan Reitman's comments about the future of the franchise (and his appearance on Canada's Smartest Person), a great article about the evolution of Slimer in Puppetry Journal, Violet Ramis Steel is writing a book about her father, the Ghostbusters of BC made a lucky kid's day, and a whole lot more! Then stick around for discussion on Ghostbusters International #11 and the exciting conclusion to the comic series that's spanned the globe!

#227 - Andrew Shaffer/"Ghosts From Our Past" and Erik Burnham "Tobin's Spirit Guide" - June 27, 2016

It's our last proper show before Troy and Chris will see a new Ghostbusters movie so it's a jam-packed one. This week, Andrew Shaffer author of "Ghosts From Our Past" and Erik Burnham author of "Tobin's Spirit Guide" and "Ghostbusters International" join us! Up first, catching up on the news including a new animated series called Ghostbusters: Ecto-Force in the works, talking about the full Ghostbusters (2016) soundtrack track listing, Dan Aykroyd stops by Jay Leno's Garage and takes a spin in the new Ectomobile, the new GB cast stops by Graham Norton's Show, and then a "really quick" rundown of merch including Chris' first-hand experience with the new Activision Ghostbusters game. Then stay tuned for our author-centric interviews with Andrew Shaffer, who has "Ghosts From Our Past" coming out tomorrow and Erik Burnham author of "Tobin's Spirit Guide" in stores now and IDW Comics' Ghostbusters International on shelves monthly! (Note: Jackée Harry will not be featured in this episode of 227).

#225a - Cyclotron: Ghostbusters International #4 and #5 - June 15, 2016

Join us this week for another trip to the Cyclotron for a roundtable discussing IDW Comics' Ghostbusters International #4 and #5. This time around, Ryan Doell of the Ghostbusters of BC and Matt Provencal of Cross the Streams Radio join Troy and Chris to chat about events that unfold in both of the two most recent books, do their best to point out all the easter eggs, and get tripped up when they try to name more than two French actors!

#211a - Cyclotron: Ghostbusters International #2 Discussion - March 9, 2016

Join the group in the Cyclotron to discuss IDW Comics' "Ghostbusters International" Issue #2! This week we have the artist behind the comic himself, Dapper Dan Schoening joining Troy, Chris, Ryan Doell of the Ghostbusters of BC, and Craig Goldberg and Abigail Gardner of the Georgia Ghostbusters. Listen as they dissect the issue's events, point out some of the easter eggs, and get some insight into the origins of the series from one of the sources himself! The issue is in stores now and is a must buy, go pick it up and follow along with the roundtable discussion!

#205/#205a - Introducing The CYCLOTRON - A Roundtable on IDW's Ghostbusters International #1 - February 1, 2016

This week, you get not just the usual weekly Crossrip episode but we're introducing our sister-show, The Cyclotron! First up, Troy and Chris chat their usual news discussion including some chat about LEGO Dimensions and the under the radar announcement that a Ghostbusters (2016) tie-in console video game is coming from Activision. Also Hook and Ladder No. 8 in New York City is closing up shop for the next three years as it undergoes huge interior and exterior renovations and the boys have all the news that's fit to print on what's changing. The UK had a Toy Fair last week and Rocket Licensing showed off their first wave of tie-in products and boy, the sheer volume is a doozy! Entertainment Tonight interviewed Paul Feig on the red carpet at the Golden Globes and a seemingly trivial comment about test screenings has the internet in a frenzy, find out why. Nerf Herder is back with an all-new single from their upcoming album and it'll hit you right where it hurts, listen to an excerpt from their new song "Ghostbusters III." Plus, Sony has an Indoor Theme Park coming to Minnesota, Ghost Corps wants your franchises, and so much more... whew. And if that wasn't enough, we're spending the second half of the episode to introduce you to our new sister-show The Cyclotron! Special roundtable discussion episodes that will follow major releases meriting a little more in-depth discussion and analysis is what you'll find in these periodic episode releases - and this week we're pleased to be joined with Ryan Doell of the Ghostbusters of BC to talk about this week's release of Ghostbusters International #1 by IDW. Page by page, panel by panel, listen to the gang discuss this launch issue of an all-new Ghostbusters on-going comic volume and look for future episodes of the Cyclotron to feature familiar faces talking about very incredibly cool things!

#122 - "IDW Ghostbusters Annual 2015 Discussion" - November 30, 2015

This week, Troy and Chris have the latest Ghostbusters news and talk in-depth about the IDW Ghostbusters Annual. First up, everybody look under your seats, you're all getting trademarks! You get a trademark, and you get a trademark! And Ecto-Cooler gets a trademark (again), what could it mean? Troy and Chris do a little speculating. Then we explore Tom Rothman's comments at the Paley Center as read in The Hollywood Reporter. You know THOSE comments about the new Ghostbusters movie. All that plus a Ghostheads, Zoobe, REAL! and Hollywood Collectables update on the biggest Ghostbusters podcast since 1909!