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The Kentucky Fried Movie

My childhood friend Jeff Parker joins me to discuss one of the funniest movies ever made, and a movie that was legendary to any young comedy fan growing up in the eighties, 1977's ...

Rocky 2

Actor and voiceover artist Brett Bower joins me to discuss the number one movie I wish I could have seen in a theater, 1979's ultimate movie theater experience, Rocky 2

Citizen Ruth

Fellow podcaster and non-Nebraskan Dom Harvey joins me to talk about one of the ballsiest movies ever made, 1996's abortion comedy, Citizen Ruth

The Muppet Movie

Muppet historian and puppetry student Joni Newman joins me to discuss the one and only 1979 Muppet Movie

The 100th Episode

To celebrate my 100th episode, I sit down for an interview, where we talk about the history of Staff Picks as well as a bunch of fun insider trivia

Rosemary's Baby

Feminist author and horror fan Fiona Carter joins me to discuss one of the greatest horror movies of all time, as well as an argument why women should be allowed to read books, 196...

Crimson Tide

Former Naval Officer David Holdsworth joins me to discuss one of my favorite movies of the 90s, the big actors' showdown between Denzel Washington, Gene Hackman, and Ricky Schroder...

A Fish Called Wanda

Movie and pop culture fan P.J. Gaughan joins me to discuss what I consider the greatest comedy movie of all time, 1988's masterpiece A Fish Called Wanda

The King of Kong

Journalist and video game fan Bailey Vogt joins me as we discuss maybe the greatest documentary ever made, 2007's The King of Kong. Warning: Donkey Kong kill screen coming up.

WarGames

Video game historian Brett Weiss joins me to discuss one of the best movies of the 80's, and all things 80's in general, as we delve into the 1983 cold war paranoia thriller, WarGa...

Australian podcaster Ben Waterworth joins me as we delve into one of the funniest (and dirtiest) movies of all time, 1999's ode to profanity and censorship and ass spelunking, Sout...

Ernest Goes to Camp

Podcaster and pop culture fan Jeremy Zehr joins me to discuss his favorite family movie of all time, 1987's long-forgotten Ernest Goes to Camp

The Poseidon Adventure

Young movie expert and chooser-of-life Ryan Weiss joins me to discuss his favorite movie of all time, 1972's disaster epic The Poseidon Adventure

Once Bitten

Reality TV journalist Gordon Holmes joins me to discuss one of my favorite comedies of the 80's, Jim Carrey's first big movie, Once Bitten

Grizzly Man

Former therapist and bear enthusiast Leann Lindsley joins me to discuss one of the craziest documentaries you are ever going to see, Werner Herzog's 2005 masterpiece, Grizzly Man

Last Night

Screenwriter Brian Scully joins me to talk about a haunting little masterpiece from Canada that you have probably never seen before, 1998's Last Night

Harold and Maude

Playwright Stephen Garvey joins me to discuss the greatest love story of our time, 1971's surprisingly deep comedy Harold and Maude

Easy A

Teen movie fan Stephanie Katz joins me to discuss one of the greatest teen movies of all time, Emma Stone in 2010's Easy A

Horror movie fan and cinephile Christopher Chardi joins me to discuss the movie that Stanley Kubrick once called the most terrifying movie he had ever seen, 1988's The Vanishing (a...

Clue

High school drama teacher Jimmy Gardner joins me to talk about the one-time flop that later turned into a beloved comedy classic, 1985's Clue 

Popstar

SNL podcaster and stand-up comedian Darin Patterson joins me to talk about one of the funniest movies ever made, 2016's hilarious comedy that never should have flopped, Popstar

American History X

L.A.-based filmmaker Austin Herring joins me to discuss a great (and important) movie from 1998 that hardly anyone ever talks about anymore, Edward Norton's magnum opus American Hi...

True Lies

Pop culture fan and burlesque dancer Christine Giver joins me to discuss what I would argue is the greatest Arnold Schwarzenegger (and also James Bond) movie of all time, 1994's Tr...

Baseball fan and pop culture expert Dan Fields joins me to discuss the movie that I have probably seen more times than any other movie in my life, 1977's The Bad News Bears in Brea...

A Christmas Horror Story

Fellow podcaster and pop culture fan Brian Meagher joins me to discuss one of the craziest horror anthologies you are ever going to see, 2015's goofy future holiday classic A Chris...

Honeymoon in Vegas

Actor, writer, and all around movie guy Johnny Pomatto joins me as we recap one of our favorite comedies of the 90's, 1992's Nicolas Cage quirk-fest Honeymoon in Vegas 

The Founder

Australian journalist and milkshake lover Rowan Evans joins me to discuss the fascinating hit piece about the history of McDonald's, 2016's The Founder

Lawyer and fellow Mel Brooks fan Brad Culpepper joins me to discuss one of my favorites comedies of all time, 1981's celebration of bad taste, History of the World, Part I

Halloween

Horror author and Haddonfield resident Matt Carter joins me to discuss the greatest horror movie of them all, and the template for just about every other scary movie that came afte...

The Mist

Horror movie fan Jessi Bentley joins me to discuss what I would argue is the greatest and most hardcore Stephen King horror movie of them all, 2007's The Mist

Frailty

Teacher and non-demon Jason Rasmussen joins me to discuss Bill Paxton and axes and religion and the creepy 2001 horror movie, Frailty

The Wicker Man

My own daughter, Vanessa Lanza, joins me to discuss her favorite horror movie of all time, the 1973 gut punch masterpiece, The Wicker Man

Copycat

Actor and screenwriter Mike Harlow joins me to discuss my favorite serial killer movie of all time, the 1995 psychological thriller, Copycat

The Skeleton Key

Movie theater projectionist Will Holston returns to discuss one of the most underrated horror movies of all time, Kate Hudson and the 2005 twist ending creepfest, The Skeleton Key

Open Water

Australian movie fan Cable Brandon joins me to discuss one of the creepiest movies ever made, the 2003 shark/snuff film, Open Water

The Illusionist

Professional DJ Amy Twieg joins me to discuss the better of the two magic movies from 2006, the masterpiece of art and misdirection and showmanship know as The Illusionist

The Prestige

Magic fan and Christopher Nolan expert Bruce Ragas joins me to discuss the better of the two magic movies from 2006, the twist ending masterpiece known as The Prestige

The Crow

Rock music journalist Aaron Conn joins me to discuss the tragedy and the triumph of the infamous 1994 Brandon Lee movie, The Crow

The Karate Kid Part 2

Former video store clerk Michael Allbright joins me to discuss a movie that I have always thought was quite beautiful. It's Tamlyn Tomita and a couple of other people in 1986's The...

Demolition Man

New Zealand science expert Joshua Muir joins me to discuss one of the goofiest sci-fi/action movies ever made, 1993's tribute to verbal morality and anal hygiene, Demolition Man

Titanic

Teacher and history expert Joni Newman joins me to discuss why Titanic never should have faced the backlash it did after it won Best Picture of 1997.

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Podcaster and former pageant winner Mike Bloom joins me to discuss one of the funniest movies of all time, 1999's ode to Jesus and America and young girls everywhere, Drop Dead Gor...

MacGruber

Andrew Dick of the That Week in SNL podcast joins me to discuss one of the most criminally underrated comedies of all time, Will Forte's masterpiece of bad taste, MacGruber

Horror movie fan Brian Farrell joins me to discuss what I would call the one pretty good Friday the 13th movie, 1986's so-far-ahead-of-its-time Friday the 13th Part 6: Jason Lives

Wag the Dog

Political movie fan Peter Haley joins me to discuss one of the great cynical comedies of the late 90's, the movie that predicted how the media would later be used to influence elec...

Johnny Dangerously

Improv comic/icehole George Hanns joins me to discuss one of my all-time favorite movies, the immensely quotable 1984 cult comedy Johnny Dangerously

Trick 'r Treat

Horror movie fan Jack Mourouzis joins me to discuss what might be the best horror movie anthology ever made, 2007's playful and fun, yet still incredibly creepy Trick 'r Treat

White Men Can't Jump

90's movie fan and former Jewish basketball legend Adi Heller joins me to talk about one of the greatest movies of the 90's, 1992's tale of perception and ethics and Jeopardy and s...

A Very Brady Sequel

Comedian and Brady Bunch enthusiast Taylor Cotter returns to the show to talk about 1996's much-darker-but-almost-as-funny-as-the-original A Very Brady Sequel

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