Happy Ghostbusters Day 2018, everyone! We know what you're thinking: the Crossrip on a Friday? Have we gone mad? I guess so, listener - because we're here to give you the rundown on all of the big announcements of Ghostbusters Day 2018 (and what we now know is in store this time NEXT year). First up, Ghostbusters has partnered with Wizard World and the 35th Anniversary Ghostbusters Fan Fest is near! Get ready for June 8th and 9th of 2019 to head to Los Angeles for the first Ghostbusters convention. Troy and Chris break down what we know about the event and what may be coming soon. Also tons of announcements for Ghostbusters day, including a relaunched website, Omaze fundraiser, Ghostbusters World hitting San Diego Comic-Con, IGT slot machines, LEGO Brickheadz, and a whole lot more. Grab a Twinkie and join us for the show!
On this week's show, Troy and Chris speak with Jesse Wilson, co-founder of the For the Win project about an upcoming event they're planning for one lucky Ghosthead. If you want to contribute to the fundraiser for Braeden's day as a Ghostbuster, go to www.gofundme.com/braedenforthewin or visit forthewinproject.org.
This week, two podcasts in one! It's a proper Crossrip and a Cylotron - the first in our series analyzing Ghostbusters: Answer the Call. Joining us in the Cyclotron this week are Paul Gannon (of the CheapShow Podcast) and Page Branson (of the Level 7 Access podcast) to talk about the story and the characters of the new Ghostbusters film. But before that, there's a little bit of news including a very special fundraiser underway to make little Braeden a Ghostbuster from the For the Win Foundation. Plus some merch round up news, a little box office discussion, and a look at Paul Feig's spoiler-heavy discussion with Empire Magazine.