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#506 - "Anxiety Ridden" - February 11, 2019

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This week on the show, the latest news on Ghostbusters 2020, a new game from IDW, and just why does Ghostbusters seem to cause so much anxiety? First up, a quick correction on last week’s Tobin’s Audio Guide. Then, a release date, production designer, and some early audition reels have all surfaced for Jason Reitman’s upcoming Ghostbusters sequel. Playmobil has revealed details of their next wave of toys including a superb-looking Ecto-1A. And Funko information for the future has also leaked. IDW Games has announced a new co-op game coming in June called “Ghostbusters Blackout.” And finally in the last segment of the show, some discussion about a recent AV Club article asking the question why does Ghostbusters cause so much anxiety? Is it just Ghostbusters, or is the issue something larger? The boys will give it their best.

#422 - "Ghostbusters Day 2018/Ghostbusters Fan Fest Announcement" - June 8, 2018

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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!

#417 - "Music Video Canon" - April 30, 2018

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This week on the show, Guinness World Records are broken, Jan Vogler engages on Twitter and is the Ghostbusters music video canon? First up, the latest in news including a follow-up on last week's conversation about the 800 number at the time of the original film's release, Rick Moranis joining the SCTV reunion in Toronto, a group of fans breaking world records at a marathon in London, Forbes magazine talking about Real Ghostbusters Playmobil toys, Terminal Reality back in the news after shutting down back in 2013, and more. Then, in the second half of the show, we discuss a topic presented to us: given that the Ghostbusters theme song appears in Ghostbusters II, does that mean the music video from 1984 is canon? Stay tuned!

#411 - "Crossing Over Into the Void" - March 19, 2018

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This week on the show, we're talking Crossing Over #1, Ghostbusters World trailers, Void locations opening and more! After some chat about the potential merits or issues with using screen-used parts in a proton pack replica, get ready for some spoiler-free chat about Crossing Over #1, Playmobil Real Ghostbusters figure talk, analyzing the most recent Ghostbusters World video, and a cool stop motion Diamond Select trailer hitting the interwebs! No matter what dimension you hail from, you won't want to miss this week!

#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.

#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.

#402 - "The Downfall of Real Ghostbusters?" - January 15, 2018

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First up this week, catching up on some news including Ghostbusters VR Chapter Two's release, the VOID opens at Disneyland (sans Ghostbusters), Playmobil Real Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II figures are on the way, and The Toys That Made Us on Netflix. Then, an article on Comic Book Resources on the 15 Dark Secrets of Real Ghostbusters inspires some discussion, what caused the downfall of Real Ghostbusters (and Saturday Morning Cartoons in general)? Stay tuned for the discussion!

#339 - "New York Comic-Con 2017 - October 9, 2017

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This week on the show, we're recapping all of this weekend's NYCC '17 events! Playmobil announced their next series of figures, including Ghostbusters II and Real Ghostbusters figures, Lootcrate has a slew of exclusives that were sold both at NYCC (and might be in this month's crate?), IDW is gearing up for both the TMNT crossover as well as the Answer the Call miniseries, Insight Editions handed out limited edition posters to those who pre-ordered the Ectomobile Owner's Workshop Manual, Hot Topic merch, Spirit and Spencer's... buckle up, it's going to be a long one.

#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!

#321 - "Personal Appearances" - June 5, 2017

This week on the show, Ghostbusters Day preparation, Playmobil promotion, and a WHOLE lot of personal appearance info for the cast of Ghostbusters. Bill Murray is cutting an album and crossing bridges, Ernie Hudson is going to Saskatoon, Dan Aykroyd is traveling abroad, Leslie Jones is hosting the BET awards, and the Circle City Ghostbusters have a pretty full dance card. It's the calm before the storm, join us won't you?

#317 - "Somebody's Getting Married" - May 8, 2017

This week on the show, video games, comics and more! First up, the boys chat about Stern Pinball's Ghostbusters table, and it's coming to your home... and your phone! How're your Playmobil game scores? We want to hear from you. Also, Ghostbusters 101 #2 is out on shelves now, and it's pretty darn good. Troy and Chris give you their thoughts after their first read. All that and somebody in British Columbia is getting married! (Don't worry, our invite was lost in the mail too).

#316 - "I Wanna New Drug" - May 1, 2017

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.

#309 - Playmobil Creative Team: Alex Ruff (Licensing and Marketing), Peter Ohegyi (Project Management), Regina Welker (Creative Director) - March 13, 2017

This week on the show, we talk with the German team behind the Playmobil toys and trailers! Joining us around the 30 minute-mark are Alex Ruff (Licensing and Marketing, Product Management at Playmobil), Peter Ohegyi (Project Management, Animated Shorts and Games Apps at Playmobil), and Regina Welker (Creative Director at Woodblock) to talk about the upcoming line-up, the functionality and design of the toys, the future, and a little behind the scenes on the amazing four "reveal trailers" the team created to announce the toy line. But first, some quick news including Saturn Award nominations, Ghostheads out doing good deeds, and more!

#304 - "Don't Drive Angry" - February 6, 2017

This week on the Crossrip, the latest news and the latest updates from Chris' basement project! First up, the boys are talking about the big Playmobil reveal and breaking down all of the sets that are up for grabs. Next up, a little discussion on the IDW Comics Ghostbusters Annual (it's out now!), Ernie Hudson's latest TV news, Motiongate gets a few Ghostbusters II characters, and some analysis on the Sony Pictures $1.3 billion "write down." What does that mean for the future of the studio and for the future of the franchise that we love?

#251 - "Bringing Year Two to a Close" - December 19, 2016

Happy Holidays, Ghostheads! In what will be Troy and Chris' last "live" episode of the year (next week is a pre-recorded special presentation), the boys take a look back on 2016 while also dropping a little bit of the latest news. This week on the show, remembering Alice Drummond, discussing our first glimpses at the Dubai Motiongate attraction and some preliminary thoughts (based on other peoples' experiences), don't forget to get those pre-orders in for your IDW Ghostbusters Annual, Playmobil's teaser trailer, that strange ThinkGeek coffee mug and a quick memorial for Ecto Cooler. We'll bring it on home with some heartwarming news thanks to several franchises out there giving this holiday season like the Ghostbusters - West Virginia Division, Arizona Ghostbusters and more. And finally, stick around for a little wrap up on the second year of Interdimensional Crossrip podcasting!

#246 - "Drippings Vith Goo" - November 14, 2016

It's a bit of a light week in Ghostbusters world because of all that other news currently dominating most folks' attention (is it just us, or is Ghostbusters II starting to feel like a documentary?), but that's not going to stop Chris and Troy from chatting Ghostbusters and there's still plenty to talk about including that Bernie Wrightson concept art, the Titan vinyl figures, some more cool Japanese merch, the Ghostbusters of BC doing a little charity fundraising, and yes - even some Extreme Ghostbusters chat. So come take a break from the tension for a bit and spend an hour with the Ghostheads, eh?

#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!