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#517 - "What the Hell Are You Doing?" - April 29, 2019

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This week on the show, some interesting Fan Fest developments and catching up with IDW Comics’ 35th Anniversary event! First up, have you seen those 7-Eleven cups and Slurpee flavors in Canada? They look pretty dope. And let’s talk about some new crew who have boarded Jason Reitman’s 2020 Ghostbusters film, including a costume designer. With that out of the way, just what the hell is going on with Ghostbusters Fan Fest? Troy and Chris try to answer that question exploring the new announcements of upcoming guests (both related to and NOT related to Ghostbusters). In the last segment of the show, the boys talk about IDW’s mini-series of one-shots celebrating Real Ghostbusters, Extreme Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters: Answer the Call.

#435 - "Ghostbusters Crossing Over #6 and Kevin Smith's Ghostbusters Series?" - September 10, 2018

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This week on the show, some wild speculation about Kevin Smith's secret project and Ghostbusters Crossing Over #6 discussion! First up, if you've listened to Kevin Smith's Fatman on Batman podcast recently, you may have caught onto some hints that Troy has read WAY too much into, then some news about Spirit Halloween stock, Ghostbusters social media really picking it up, an Ecto Cooler documentary in the works, Gravitas picks up a Bill Murray documentary, Paul Feig talks about his experience on the 2016 film and where sequels would have gone, Ghostbusters Live news, and an IGT giveaway. Then, in the second half of the show, analysis and thoughts on IDW's most recent installment of Ghostbusters Crossing Over!

#424 - "Aykroyd Adjacent" - June 25, 2018

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This week on the show, a whole lot of Ghostbusters II and Ghostbusters The Video Game discussion! First up - news! Troy and Chris chat about Ghostbusters: The Video Game on the 9th anniversary of the game's release, curious photos on producer Brian Volk-Weiss' Instagram of iconic 80's filming locations including Hook and Ladder No. 8, Jeff Shreck's lucky find of a rare Ghostbusters II charcoal (yes, charcoal) uniform, and discussion about Run DMC's Ghostbusters theme song - why was the band so embarrassed by the song? All that, plus a small tribute to Matt "Guitar" Murphy on this week's Crossrip podcast!

#418 - "Paul, Steve, Ray and Ernie" - May 7, 2018

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This week on the show, Paul Feig wants another Call, Ernie and Ray chat, and Steve Johnson does a little nose candy. First up, Troy and Chris discuss the click bait du jour as Paul Feig mentions on the Simple Favor press circuit that he'd like to do another Ghostbusters film, what does it mean? Also, Steve Johnson got a little more ink this week because of his unorthodox inspiration for Slimer - a new revelation most likely to come in his next book. Rounding out the show is some discussion about Ray Parker Jr.'s podcast with Ernie Hudson and a couple shout outs to the Alberta Ghostbusters and the Ecto Force of Florida. It's a fun one, make sure to tune in!

#415 - "Down Comes the Scaffolding" - April 16, 2018

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This week on the show Troy and Chris are reunited to do what they do best, chat some Ghostbusters! After regrouping a bit on their respective Spring Break holidays, the boys chat about the Hook and Ladder No. 8 renovations seemingly coming to an end at the New York firehouse, IDW Crossing Over #2 hitting shelves this week (a week early), a fun and interesting Real Ghostbusters conversation that took place on Twitter between JMS and Joe Medjuck, Ray Parker Jr.'s new podcast, and much more!

#407 - "Ghostbusters II Goofs" - February 19, 2018

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Ghostbusters Goofs discussion continues this week with the "goofs" of Ghostbusters II according to imdb. But up first, a few news items including the possible sale of all film and TV assets by Sony Pictures, Playmobil's launch of Ghostbusters II figures, a mysterious LEGO mega-firehouse, Ghostbusters annual teases from IDW and exploring a hint Erik Burnham dropped about Crossing Over, and who is it that's trying to bring bell bottoms back? Bill Murray? Do you want to hustle?

#406 - "Ghostbusters Goofs" - February 2, 2018

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This month - - week on the snow - - show, we're talking about flubs and goofs in the original Ghostbusters film. Are some of those listed on IMDB actually goofs? Or are they open for debate? We say some of them are open to debate and we're going to do it now. Also the latest news, including Diamond Select's in-depth look at this month's Series 6 figures including Vigo the Carpathian, Netflix's A Futile and Stupid Gesture discussion, spoiler-filled conversation about IDW Comics' latest Ghostbusters Answer the Call #3, plus your voicemails!

#404 - "The Ghostbusters Sequel (At Least One of Them) That Never Was" - January 29, 2018

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There have been many Ghostbusters sequels that never came to fruition, but what were some of the iterations of Paul Feig's Answer the Call that didn't materialize? This week, Troy and Chris explore what could have been through the unveiling of new blue sky concept art. All that plus the latest news including Playmobil's latest Ghostbusters II offerings that include Playmogram 3D technology, IDW's Crossing Over and Annual on the horizon, updates from the Ghostbusters of North Carolina, sad news about the passing of a fellow fan from the Dallas Fort Worth Ghostbusters, and Troy absolutely gushes about A Futile and Stupid Gesture now available on Netflix.

#401 - "Ghostbusters Book Club" - January 8, 2018

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ANOVOS announced the Spengler Legacy Pack, IDW is on fire, Bobby's Toy Chest finished their Real Ghostbusters restoration, and Chris read the Ghostbusters novelization - just a couple things happened during the holiday hiatus. Join us as we catch up on it all and discover what happens when a good movie is turned into a not-so-good novelization on this week's Crossrip!

#346 - "The Not Ready for the Hall of Fame Players" - November 27, 2017

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Look out, TV Hall of Fame, here come the original Not Ready for Prime Time Players. After a quick update on the latest news including Blitzway's Ecto-1 going up for pre-order and Paul Feig's latest comments about the 2016 film, join us to celebrate Dan Aykroyd, Jane Curtain, Loraine Newman, Chevy Chase and Garrett Morris as they were inducted into the TV Hall of Fame this past week. Surprisingly, Bill Murray was also on-hand for the celebration and had a few very sentimental words to say.

#344 - "Coffee and Contemplation" - November 13, 2017

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Okay, NOW we'll talk about Stranger Things Season Two... hopefully everyone's had a chance to watch by now? But first, a few news items that the two knobs weren't able to get to last week including some broad non-spoiler chat about TMNT/Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters making Cinefex Magazine's top monster movie list, and a strange article about an Ecto-1 for sale across the pond. Then, in the second half of the show, Chris and Troy talk about all the Ghostbusters references (and if indeed those patches were available for sale in 1984), the show in general, and what the future may hold for Season Three.

#342 - "More Stranger Things" - October 30, 2017

This week on the show, sneakers, comics, and Stranger Things! First up, an update on Ghostbusters Answer the Call #1 from IDW Comics, then Bill Murray is EVERYWHERE and we have tons of great audio to prove it, then stick around for a whole lot of Stranger Things and Ghostbusters discussion including chat about the Reebok sneaker release event, the crossover of Ghostbusters and Stranger Things and a whole lot more!

#340 - Troy Benjamin/Author Ectomobile Owner's Workshop Manual - October 16, 2017

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This week on the show (well, and every week generally) we're joined by the author of the new Ghostbusters Ectomobile Owner's Workshop Manual, Troy Benjamin! Up first, the news in which we recap the Hollywood Forever cemetery screening of the original Ghostbusters movie, all of Loot Crate's goods that are only available for a couple more days, Saturday Morning Rewind's interview with Laura Summer, and THAT kiss on SNL. After the news, Chris interviews Troy about the new Ecto manual coming from Insight Editions - how the project came to be, what fans can expect inside, things that were left on the cutting room floor, and a whole lot more!

#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!

#322 - "Ghostbusters Day 2017" - June 12, 2017

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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!

#313 - "Carrier Hawks" - April 10, 2017

This week on the show: messages from carrier hawks, Crystal Head Vodka lawsuits and Hugo Awards (oh, my)! First up on the show, we revisit last week's Ghostbusters 101 Cyclotron roundtable for a few follow-up discussion points from Michael Tanaka, keeper of Ghostbusters lore-extraordinaire. Next, Troy and Chris chat about Ghostbusters Answer the Call's Hugo Award nomination and the fierce competition it faces. Finally, Dan Aykroyd emerged victorious from one of the most dramatic court room dramas since some of the best episodes of Law and Order - and Troy will excitedly attempt to recount the tale. All that plus Chris chats about the VFX magazine from the Ghostbusters Resurrection podcasters as promised from last week's show. Pour a Crystal Head-based beverage and join us!

#308 - "Lost Scenes Found" - March 6, 2017

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This week on the show, catching up on a few weeks worth of news in one show! The boys talk about the recently found lost scenes including the fabled Fort Detmerring sequence, Toy Fair 2017 news including Diamond Select's Ghostbusters II announcements, Bill Murray chatting GB3, a few Answer the Call tidbits including the destiny of the Egon Spengler bust, Maurice LaMarche talks Real Ghostbusters, and the top ten reasons Ghostbusters II is an underrated classic.

#305 - "The Upside Down" - February 13, 2017

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This week on the show: Stranger Things, SNL, Ghostbusters The Video Game, PKE Surge, Kate McKinnon and Kristen Wiig news, and a really bizarre Snopes article. Intrigued? Join us, won't you?

#245 - Murray's Greatest October - November 7, 2016

Bill Murray is having one helluva October. Not only have his beloved Cubs won the World Series, but he himself won the highest comedy honor granted by the Kennedy Center on behalf of the Mark Twain Prize. This week we celebrate a little bit of both in Murray's honor. In addition, the latest news: Playmobil sneak peeks, Ghost Corps releasing assets for the fans to get creative, Japan's killer three-disc release of Ghostbusters: Answer the Call, and a little bit of Halloween recap. Plus, listen at that half hour mark for some of your voices!

#243 - Dan Schoening Returns! - October 24, 2016

This week on the show, the amazing, the spectacular, the DAPPER, Dan Schoening joins us on the show not just as an interview guest - but as a co-host! Along with Dan, Troy and Chris talk about that new Ghostbusters 5D ride in Germany, Bill Murray signing a Stern Pinball machine, that Honest Trailers release on Ghostbusters: Answer the Call, and a recap of the Vancouver Halloween Parade! After the news, Dan talks to the guys about Issue #10 of Ghostbusters International, on shelves now - some of the shocking developments in the story, what's next, and a whole lot more. PLUS we have the winners to our Boo It Forward contest announced on the show as well. Grab a Baconator and let's do it!