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!
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!
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.
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.
This week on the show, we're catching up on the last two weeks' worth of news! First up, Troy and Chris chat about Paul Feig's "Director's Series" at the Tribeca Film Festival, a ton of great Ernie Hudson news including an in depth interview he did with Blastr, music chat including the new IMAScore music at Heide Park Resort and a rare glimpse into the life of "Magic" artist Mick Smiley, and finally we're chatting a little print and things to read including an upcoming Ecto-1 Owners Workshop Manual with a familiar author.
This week on the show, we answer lots of questions! What Kids Choice Awards did Ghostbusters just win? Where is the first Void Ghostbusters Dimension expansion popping up? When does the PS4 Ghostbusters VR experience release? What did Paul Feig say on the CBC? Who the hell is Keith Lemon? What's the difference between 70mm film and 35mm? What's your name and where are you from? And how much can Dr. Egon Spengler bench press?
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!
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!
Multiple guests on the show this week as we're joined by Associate Producer and Ghost Corps' Eric Reich, actor Robin Shelby, and Director of Ghostheads Brendan Mertens! First up, the latest news including the release of Ghostbusters VR, the Ghostbusters: Answer the Call Blu-ray and DVD release, and a bit of merch updates. Then, live from The Grove in beautiful Los Angeles, CA, Troy sits with Eric and Robin looking back on the previous year and things to come. After that, stay tuned for Brendan Mertens who talks about the home video release of Ghostheads, the process of making the film and much more! Don't forget our contest to win one of two Ghostbusters Answer the Call prize packages, call our voicemail line at (470) 242-4742 and say the following, "Hi, this is (your name) and I'm a participant in the biggest Interdimensional Crossrip since 1909!" Entries must be received by October 22nd, so call now!
Ghostbusters: Answer the Call is coming to Blu-ray (in a variety of Blu-ray formats) and it's jam-packed with bonus features, so we called in the big guns with Tyler Foster of DVDTalk to break it all down for us. But before the interview, as always a little bit of news including the re-release of Ghostbusters: ATC in theaters, Steve Johnson's new book, and Chris and Troy's revelation that they're about four issues behind on IDW's Ghostbusters International. Join us this holiday weekend, won't you?
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.
This week we're celebrating the release of a new Ghostbusters film with coverage from the "slime carpet" in Hollywood, CA. In a recap of the live-stream feed that was featured on the Ghost Corps Facebook page, join Troy and Chris from the red carpet as they talk to Paul Feig, Katie Dippold, Kate McKinnon, Karan Soni, Bess Ross, Ray Parker Jr., Ernie Hudson, Chris Hardwick, No Small Children, and more! Special thanks to Eric Reich and Katie Lovick for all of their help and hospitality and for making this show possible... and to Ivan Reitman, sorry that we made you sound like a chipmunk on the livestream, we blame Facebook 100%.
This week we're opening up the phone lines and playing the huge backlog of voicemails that we have in the archive, plus talking with a special guest: Troy's wife Kelly. See, here's the thing - Kelly isn't a Ghosthead but she has to live with one. So how is she feeling about the new movie? What are her thoughts on the trailers? Does she miss talking to her husband because he podcasts so darn much? Find out as the two share a conversation after the latest news. Singapore's Guinness World Record, trailers and TV spots, magazines and books, lots of stuff going on. Then stay tuned for your listener voicemails including one of the funniest things we've heard in a while from a listener's son!
Hold on for a special two-hour episode this week as Troy and Chris bring you the latest news, then have a bit of a point/counterpoint on the State of the Ghostbusters Nation. Up first, the big news about the new Times Square experience brought to you by The Void and Madame Tussauds. Then we pay tribute to the recently passed Stephen Dane, hardware consultant on Ghostbusters who is responsible for so many of the iconic images you know and love to this day. News on the Fathom Events and BBQ Films screenings. Real Ghostbusters DVD re-release news. The latest Ghostbusters (2016) news: Chris Hemsworth talks the original film and Kevin, the four new leads talk the Google Science Fair and Paul Feig talks (a whole lot). Lots and lots of merchandise news from Mattel, Activision, Cryptozoic, LEGO Dimensions, talking about that possible Kevin Ecto-Mini spoiler, and more. Then, in our second hour of the show, Troy and Chris discuss the heated topic at hand: negativity, positivity, trolls, bullies, and a whole lot more. As the noise among the social networks grows louder and louder, it's time that the guys talked out a few of their thoughts on the current "State of the Ghostbusters Nation."
Troy has a cold, Chris sounds like he's been on a convention exhibit hall floor all day, hey bud, let's podcast! Stick with us through our dedication to bring you quality Ghostbusters programming on a weekly basis despite the quality of our voices because there's a whole lot going on - the return of Ecto-Cooler, Anovos pre-orders, everyone and their grandma (except us) got a set visit and their embargoes were lifted which means there's a lot of new Ghostbusters (2016) news and photos out there. And hey, we HAVE to talk about that new Japanese Ghostbusters single that debuted this week. Grab the NyQuil and let's do it!
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!
Can you believe it's been eight whole episodes since our last proper Crossrip? Just a couple things going on. So join us for the first proper flagship show since episode 208 back in February as Troy and Chris catch you up on all the news that's fit to print. First up, some discussion on both the domestic and international trailers for Ghostbusters (2016), including a dissection of both trailers by the director himself in Verge and Empire Magazines. Paul Feig talked Ghostbusters on the Ellen Show and The Nightly Show with Larry Willmore chatted the newest controversy that has been surrounding the film. The viral marketing campaign begins with the Kenneth Higgins Institute, while Ecto Cooler prepares for its triumphant come back. Michael K. Williams talks his scenes with Slimer... oh, and the in-development Ghostbusters animated film has a new director! So much to catch up on, it's going to take an hour and a half to do it all, so get ready!
We're turning the airwaves over to you, the listeners this week to get your responses to the Ghostbusters (2016) trailer. People from all over the world called in, some as remote as Antarctica (no joke) to give their thoughts on the trailer, what they liked, what they didn't, things that they're nervous about, things that they're not. Plus a British guy tells Star Wars to get bent! It's a great group discussion from a wide variety of folks all over the world on this week's Crossrip!
This past Wednesday, Sony and Ghost Corps opened their studio lot doors to fans to show them the new Ghostbusters (2016) trailer, during that event a Q&A was held with Ivan Reitman, Paul Feig and Katie Dippold to discuss the new film and beyond. Thanks to the folks at Sony and Ghost Corps, the Crossrip is so glad to share that Q&A experience with everyone. Now that you've seen the trailer, share in the experience that a lucky few were able to have in Los Angeles and listen to the three main architects of the reinvigorated franchise discuss their creative decisions, their love and respect for the originals, and a variety of questions asked by the fans!
The new trailer is here! The new trailer is here! Join us for the second (and largest yet) Cyclotron roundtable that dives into chatting about the trailer. Troy and Chris are joined by IDW Artist (Dapper) Dan Schoening, Georgia Ghostbusters Craig Goldberg and Abigail Gardner, and Ghostbuster of BC Evilyn13 to examine every nook and cranny of that trailer like an English Muffin, and through the process might reveal a thing or two that you hadn't noticed the first 200 times viewing it. Tone, humor, horror, design, and the master of comic panel easter eggs helps the group notice a thing or two deep within the frames, don't miss this one!