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#434 - "Halifax Commercial and Wizard World Chicago Panel" - September 3, 2018

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This week on the show, discussing the Halifax commercial that bends space and time to insert a pitchman into the 1984 film and presenting the entirety of the Wizard World Chicago panel! First up in the news: Ghostbusters Dimension is leaving Madam Tussauds in New York City, Chris and Troy talk about the Halifax commercial which alters the 1984 film to sell contact-less credit cards, merch news including new offerings in card gaming and backpacking, and an update on Rick Moranis' first convention appearance in San Antonio. Then, in the second half of the show, our friends the Circle City Ghostbusters have been kind enough to share audio from Ivan Reitman and Ernie Hudson's panel at Wizard World Chicago. In the panel, they discuss the past, present and future of Ghostbusters and answer several questions from those in the audience.

#430 - "Who Are These Guys/Ghostbusters Crossing Over #5" - August 6, 2018

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This week on the show, getting to know you (again), Ghostbusters World, slot machines, and IDW Comics talk for Crossing Over #5! First up, Troy and Chris would like to give you another little introduction to themselves, just in case you're a relative newcomer to the show. Who are these guys and why have they been talking about Ghostbusters for so long? Then in the news, we're talking about IGT's Ghostbusters 4D slot machines, Ghostbusters World possibly coming sooner than we think and more! Then, in the second half of the show, join us for discussion on the fifth issue of IDW Comics' excellent Crossing Over event! Spoilers are abound, so beware.

#428 - "Ghostbusters Daughter Book Club Part 2" - July 3, 2018

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This week, we conclude our book club discussion with the Ontario Ghostbusters on Violet Ramis Stiel's "Ghostbuster's Daughter!" That's right, in the last book club episode we discussed the first 100 pages, this go-round, we'll finish off the book which touches on production of the Ghostbusters films, Harold's later career, Violet having children of her own, and the unfortunate circumstances of Harold's passing. As before, we have your thoughts and voicemails to incorporate as well. It's a wonderful discussion, we hope that you'll join us!

#337 - David Crane/Designer and Programmer Ghostbusters (1984) - September 25, 2017

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This week on the show, we're incredibly honored to be joined by video game designer, programmer, David Crane. Crane, one of the co-creators of Activision and the man behind Pitfall, A Boy and His Blob, among countless other games was also responsible for designing Ghostbusters for the Commodore 64, Atari 2600 and multiple other ports. Over the course of the hour, we talk Atari's early days, designing games for the 2600, and in-depth on the Ghostbusters title. Join us, won't you?

#314 - Ivan Reitman and Special Guest Dan Aykroyd - April 17, 2017

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Your ocular receptacles are not deceiving you! This week on the show, we're incredibly honored to be joined by none other than Ivan Reitman, the Director and Producer of Ghostbusters himself. And since this is our 100th episode of podcasting, we have a special treat as a bonus: a quick chat with Dan Aykroyd as well! Join us as we talk about the state of comedy, the longevity of Ghostbusters, and the what the future holds on yet another jam-packed edition of the Crossrip!

#220 - "Ghostbusters-Themed Nyquil?" - May 9, 2016

Troy and Chris are both still sick, but nothing's gonna stop us like Larry and Balki, so let's do it! Chris gives a recap on the 2016 Calgary FanExpo and their successful charity run. Ghostbusters (the original) is coming back to theaters in June care of Fathom Events and BBQ Films, will it be in 3D? And could the June 8th screening bring a new trailer for Ghostbusters (2016)? Real Ghostbusters DVD details (sort of) for those of you that don't own them yet. Reshoots and pickups on the new movie took place in Los Angeles last weekend. Merch updates including Troy and Chris' respective experiences in finding the new Mattel toys, or not, Cryptozoic updates, NAS clothing updates, and more...

#216 - Zack Ryder/Wrestlemania Intercontinental Champion - April 11, 2016

Join us this week as we crack open the Proton Charging vaults for a chat with Intercontinental Wrestlemania champion and fellow Ghosthead, Zack Ryder! All the news that's fit to print is up first, Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II get a 4K release on UHD, some Ghostbusters (2016) notes including clarification on the trailer everyone saw before Batman v. Superman. Then stay tuned for Chris chatting with the champ himself. Grab a folding chair, foil your knuckles, and smell what the Crossrip is cookin!