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#531 - "What If: Ghostbusters II Was a Bigger Success?" - August 5, 2019

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This week on the show, a few quick news items and then an interesting thought experiment: what if Ghostbusters II had been the biggest movie of Summer 1989, beating out Batman among others for box office gold? And what if that meant a third sequel would have been made around 1991? What would it have meant for the franchise? Would we still be getting the film we’re getting in 2020, or would the state of the franchise be completely different?

#528 - "Rust City" - July 5, 2019

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This week on the show, Ghostbusters II archival unearthed, Ghostbusters (2020) casting, technical talk and a Japanese cover of Hot Night, are you not entertained? First up, a recently revealed/unearthed UK entertainment program called Film Eighty Nine had a great Ghostbusters II segment which gets Troy and Chris talking about the past before they talk about the future. Then, in our Ghostbusters (2020) chat: Celeste O’Connor and Logan Kim have been cast as the last two of the group of four kids to star in the next film. What are their roles? We’re not speculating anymore, remember? But what we can talk about? The film is being shot on the Arri Alexa LF cameras. What does that mean? And just how many keys to the city does Ernie Hudson have (and why isn’t the answer all of them)? Then in the second half of the show, your voicemails and a special treat from our friend Naoki in Japan, a cover of “Hot Night” that came out in 1984!

#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!

#408 - "New York Toy Fair 2018/Remembering Harold Ramis Four Years Later" - Feburary 26, 2018

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It's a double (possibly triple)-episode this week as we explore all of the news fit to print from New York Toy Fair, unbox Playmobil's new Ghostbusters II Playmogram 3D figures and remember Harold Ramis on the fourth anniversary of his passing. First up, Playmobil was kind enough to send the boys each a surprise package and they do a live unboxing on the air, discussing the new Ghostbusters II line from the international company. Next up, a discussion on Toy Fair 2018 announcements including Real Ghostbusters action figures, Stranger Things tie-ins, and a whole lot more. Thanks to Ghostbusters.net, our mics were in New York for audio with McFarlane Toys, Funko, Round Two, and Diamond Select, so tune in for their thoughts. Finally, Mix Master Chris has put together some rarities in remembrance of Harold Ramis to mark the fourth year since his passing.

#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!

#405 - "What If Everyone in Ghostbusters II Was Dead?" - February 5, 2018

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This week on the show, the boys explore the fan theory presented by a recent article that posits, what if everyone involved in Ghostbusters II was actually dead? Did the events of the first movie kill all of the characters, and what we see unfold on the screen is actually each of the characters having to move through their own personal purgatory? Troy and Chris will converse why it may or may not be that great of a theory to consider!

#331 - "Ghosted" - August 14, 2017

This week on the show talking Bill Murray at the Groundhog Day musical, the Fox show Ghosted, Total Film and SFX Magazine naming Peter Venkman in their top 100 sci-fi characters, Diamond Select news and more! Real Ghostbusters is getting yet another box set release, Troy and Chris have the details, the VOID is up for awards and taking over the world with a new Star Wars attraction, plus a little Spirit Halloween and Ghostbusters II chat and a voicemail that triggers a little bit of a debate. Join us, won't you?

#329 - "WGBI Monday Morning, 1989" - July 31, 2017

Hey there everyone, it's a lovely beautiful morning here July 31, 1989 and you're listening to WGBI, the future of radio! On this morning's show, we're playing all the tracks you've been digging on since the highly-anticipated release of the Ghostbusters follow-up, Ghostbusters II in June. That's right campers, while you're waiting in line at the local multiplex, dig these tunes in your Walkman earbuds. And don't forget your booties because it's cold outside... of course it's cold outside. What is this, Miami Beach?

#326 - "Ghostbusters Answer the Call: One Year Later" - July 10, 2017

This week on the show, some news and looking back on the third Ghostbusters live-action film one year after its release. Up first, Troy and Chris talk Ray Parker Jr.'s appearance in the documentary Hired Gun and the great interview he did with The Movie Guys. Also, a few updates on fundraising for mental health in Ghostbusters II actor Hank Deutschendorf's name, a 24-year old pinball wizard who won a Stern Ghostbusters pinball machine, audio from last year's Twisted Toonz Ghostbusters live-reading at the Phoenix Comic-Con, and yes - that photo above is your first-look at the upcoming Crossrip t-shirt with unique Dan Schoening artwork that'll be up for grabs soon! 

#324 - "Remembering Hank Deutschendorf" - June 26, 2017

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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.

#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.

#217 - "Chunks O' Rowan" - April 18, 2016

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!

#214 - "Ghostbusters on the March!" - March 28, 2016

So much news. So, so much news everywhere. Join Troy and Chris as they try to run it all through the spaghetti strainer to make sure you only get the al dente goodness. Kevin Smith talked international Ghostbusters (2016) trailer and brings up a couple more good points worth discussion, the Boston Herald ran an article on the theoretical science advisor to the new film (SEND US YOUR THESIS, DR. MAXWELL - did it work?), the Russo's version of Ghostbusters is dead, wait what wasn't it only in pre-lim development? How about some details on Cryptozoic's Ghostbusters II themed board game. All that and news on Dubai's Motiongate park and the new Activision mobile game.

#210 - "It's Miller Time! with Monster Party" - February 29, 2016

Celebrate Leap Day with an all-new Miller Time with the podcasters of Monster Party! Troy and Chris sit down with the fearless four of Monster Party, Matt Weinhold, Shawn Sheridan, Larry Strothe and James Gonis to find out how they got started in the podcasting realm, have become masters of the horror genre in your ear-holes, and get their thoughts on Ghostbusters: why the original was so popular, why the sequel failed to live up to that potential, the merchandising onslaught that resulted, and what they think (for better or worse) about the upcoming Ghostbusters (2016). All that plus a lot of Crystal Head Vodka and Defending Slimer's Life on our second Miller Time!