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The Flop House is a bi-monthly audio podcast, devoted to the worst in recent film. Your hosts (Elliott Kalan, Dan McCoy, and Stuart Wellington) watch a questionable film just before each episode, and then engage in an unscripted, slightly inebriated discussion, focusing on the movie's shortcomings and occasional delights.

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The Flop House is a bi-monthly audio podcast, devoted to the worst in recent film. Your hosts (Elliott Kalan, Dan McCoy, and Stuart Wellington) watch a questionable film just before each episode, and then engage in an unscripted, slightly inebriated discussion, focusing on the movie's shortcomings and occasional delights.

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I’ve been listening for years now and still love it

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Funny, charming and heartwarming, a delightful romp!

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Best wordplay comedy podcast of them all.

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2946 Ratings
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194
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I’ve been listening for years now and still love it

By oldmancoyoteface - Oct 27 2019
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Funny, charming and heartwarming, a delightful romp!

Punny

By PrinceBee - Oct 16 2019
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Best wordplay comedy podcast of them all.

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The Flop House

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The Flop House is a bi-monthly audio podcast, devoted to the worst in recent film. Your hosts (Elliott Kalan, Dan McCoy, and Stuart Wellington) watch a questionable film just before each episode, and then engage in an unscripted, slightly inebriated discussion, focusing on the movie's shortcomings and occasional delights.

The Flop House: Episode #25 - The Happening

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0:00 - 0:39 - Introduction and theme.0:40 - 41:28 - It's a Flop House event!  We've been waiting so long for the DVD release for M. Night Shyamalan's The Happening that we jump right in and don't stop talking about it for forty minutes.  (Would I call it a "Flop House happening?"  No.  That would be dumb.)41:29 - 44:17 - Final judgments on The Happening.44:18 - 48:30 - What the heck.  Final judgments on M. Night, too.48:31 - 56:40 - The sad bastards recommend. 56:41 - 58:26 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.

Oct 19 2008

58mins

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The Flop House: Episode #20 - Jumper

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0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 1:21 - We introduce special guest host, Matt Koff.1:22 - 29:19 - Jump! For my love! Jump in! ...Is a song we'd rather be listening to, than watching the film Jumper, starring Teen Anakin. Skywalker.  29:20 - 33:50 - Final judgments. 33:51 - 39:11 - A little Unbreakable feedback, and Dan hijacks the podcast for his own petty, personal purposes.39:12 - 46:25 - The sad bastards recommend.46:26 - 49:18 - Podcasty business, goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.

Jun 22 2008

49mins

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The Flop House: Episode #26 - 88 Minutes

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0:00 - 0:30 - Introduction and theme.0:31 - 5:02 - We explain why we're the dynamic duo this week, and talk about how much we miss Stuart.  Also: we engage in the name-droppiest name dropping yet, as Elliott tells the story of the time he met PRESIDENT ELECT BARACK OBAMA.5:03 - 32:52 - We talk about 88 Minutes, the movie that is a worse example of real-time filmmaking than Nick of Time, and a far worse example of post-mortem semen-swapping than Presumed Innocent.32:53 - 37:25 - Final judgments, plus a brief side-track into dream analysis.37:26 - 45:43 - The sad bastards recommend.  45:43 - 46:32 - We talk about Stuart some more.  Jeez!  Why don't us guys get a room, already!46:33 - 49:03 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.

Nov 09 2008

49mins

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The Flop House: Episode #27 - 27 Dresses

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0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 2:15 - Mustaches are much discussed.2:16 - 32:22 - We talk about the Katherine Heigel rom-com 27 Dresses, and show our affinity for the material by staying on-topic almost never.  Also: boobs.32:23 - 36:30 - Final judgments, in which 27 Dresses manages to SHATTER the Flop House categories.36:31 - 46:17 - The sad bastards recommend.  Plus, we learn another famous person Elliott has had tangential interactions with.  And also: even more boobs.46:18 - 48:46 - November-December is Flop House listener pledge drive season - but you don't have to pay us in cash-- just recruit new listeners.48:47 - 51:30 - We write the great lost sex comedy, "Lustache."51:31 - 52:55 - Goodbyes, theme, outtakes, and a whole heck of a lot more boobs.

Nov 22 2008

52mins

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The Flop House: Episode 20 - Premonition

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0:00 - 0:31 - Introduction and theme0:32 - 30:20 - After welcoming back oft-absent co-host Elliott Kalan and dispensing with some off-topic comics talk, we celebrate Independence Day by examining the slow decline of former America's sweetheart Sandra Bullock in Premonition.30:21 - 32:05 A slight detour, as the Flop House hosts make out their audio living wills.32:06 - 36:09 - Final judgments.36:10 - 40:19 - We rewrite the ending to Premonition.  Also: a lot of nonsense about C.H.U.D.s.40:20 - 48:40 - The sad bastards recommend.48:41 - 51:12 - Podcasty business, a NEW CONTEST ANNOUNCEMENT, and goodbyes.51:13 - 51:54 - Theme and outtakes.

Jul 06 2008

51mins

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The Flop House: Episode #51 - X-Men Origins: Wolverine

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0:00 - 0:32 - Introductions and Theme0:33 - 1:37 - We introduce our special guest, Flop House contest winner Dash.1:38 - 43:35 - As four comic book nerds, we find far too much to say about X-Men Origins: Wolverine.43:46 - 45:55 - Final Judgments45:56 - 51:55 - The sad bastards recommend.51:56 - 54:19 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.

Dec 12 2009

54mins

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The Flop House: Episode #82 - Drive Angry

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0:00 - 0:38 - Introduction and theme.0:39 - 31:15- We officially turn this bad movie podcast into a Nic Cagecast, with our discussion of Drive Angry.31:16 - 33:36 - Final judgments.33:35 - 48:15 - Flop House Movie Mailbag48:16 - 52:45 - The sad bastards recommend52:46 - 53:53 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.

Jun 12 2011

53mins

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The Flop House: Episode #42 - Paul Blart: Mall Cop

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0:00 - 0:30 - Introduction and theme0:31 - 3:09 - We introduce our guest host, Brock Mahan.3:10 - 30:55 - We watch that mall cop movie. No, not that one. The dumb one.30:56 - 34:00- Final judgments34:01 - 39:42 - The sad bastards recommend.39:43 - 40:50 - Goodbyes, theme and a special message about Stuart's penis.

Aug 02 2009

40mins

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The Flop House: Episode #34 - Mirrors

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0:00 - 0:38 - Introduction and theme.0:39 - 30:46 - Is Mirrors scarier or less scary than any other horror film starring an inanimate object?30:47 - 33:46 - Final judgments.  33:47 - 43:35 - Letters from listeners and a window into Dan's low self esteem.43:36 - 49:25 - The sad bastards recommend.49:26 - 50:11 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.

Mar 28 2009

50mins

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Flop House Klassic - Bratz

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What do you get when Stuart is out of town on vacation, Elliott is busy transitioning from one high-stress television comedy job to another high-stress television comedy job, and Dan is having Internet problems?  A rerun!  Hey, at least we don't do it as much as LOST.  (Well, as much as they used to... before their uninterrupted seasons... lets pretend that joke was still relevant and move on). In this, one of our favorite episodes, we discussed Bratz-- a movie that was so unexpectedly delightful in its badness that it became the gold standard for Flop House film ratings.  Enjoy.

Sep 21 2008

57mins

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The Flop House: Episode #40 - Friday the 13th

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0:00 - 0:35 - Introduction and theme0:36 - 39:20 - We apparently have more to say about Friday the 13th than any movie we've watched previously.39:21 - 43:40- The most shocking final judgments yet.43:41 - 51:24 - Listener mail51:25 - 56:06 - In lieu of film recommendation, a slew of plugs: a zine, Elliott's film series, and Dan's sketch group.56:07 - 56:42 - Goodbyes, theme and outtakes.

Jun 28 2009

56mins

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The Flop House: Episode #29 - Step Up 2: The Streets

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0:00 - 0:31 - Introduction and theme0:32 - 2:00 - We reintroduce ourselves, after our long winter's nap.2:01 - 33:51- In the long tradition of dance films, this is certainly one of them.33:52 - 36:40 - Final judgments36:41 - 43:25 - Letters from listeners.43:26 - 54:33 - The sad bastards recommend, New Year's special - our top five films of the year.54:34 - 55:50 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes

Jan 11 2009

55mins

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Ep. #221 - Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice

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This is a big one folks. Batman v. Superman v. The Flop House. Meanwhile Stuart makes it very clear this is not your daddy's anything, Dan does a dead-on Katherine Hepburn, and Elliott reveals how Nicholas Cage rents softcore pornography.

Wikipedia synopsis for Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice

Movies recommended in this episode:

The Gate Fanny and Alexander Moonlight

Jan 07 2017

2hr 2mins

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The Flop House: Episode #22 - Vantage Point

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0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 2:30 - We introduce our guest co-host, leggy comedienne Sara Schaefer.2:31 - 35:29 - We each give our vantage points on the film Vantage Point.  See what I did there?  I made you want to shoot yourself.35:30 - 38:40 - Final judgments. 38:41 - 43:28 - We announce the WINNER OF THE FLOP HOUSE CONTEST!43:29 - 47:17 - The sad bastards recommend.  (Also, according to our web research, the second movie Sara recommends-- the one where she can't remember the title-- is probably Butcher Wing.)47:18 - 52:11 - Sara plugs some stuff, and Stuart demonstrates his complete misunderstanding of the concept of plugs.52:12 - 53:29 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.

Aug 24 2008

53mins

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The Flop House: Episode #139 - Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones

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Two is the Cloneliest Number

The three peaches spend this episode cloning around about Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones, as part of a podcrawl with Read it and Weep (who took on Episode I) and Proudly Resents (who will be taking on Episode III).  Meanwhile, Dan's space gaydar is misaligned, Elliott explains the proper way to steal a cake, and the greatest secrets of Stuart's nerdiness are revealed.

Movies recommended in this episode:War WitchInside Llewyn DavisNightwatch

Nov 16 2013

1hr 13mins

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Ep. #200 - Nothing but Trouble

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It's the moment we promised would never happen: we watched Elliott and Dan's stated least-favorite movie of all time, Nothing but Trouble. (Don't worry - despite Elliott's joking claim that if we ever did this film it would be our last, this is NOT our final episode). And to help us out with this special MAX FUN DRIVE episode (donate!), we welcome self-proclaimed minor television celebrity, Mr. John Hodgman. Meanwhile, Elliott breaks out his "Jane Campion accent, Stuart reveals his popcorn secrets, And Hodgman joins in at making fun of Dan's pronunciation.

Movies recommended in this episode:

The StingWitchtrapBroadcast NewsThe Housemaid

Mar 19 2016

2hr 12mins

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The Flop House: Episode #30 - Bangkok Dangerous

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0:00 - 0:31 - Introduction and theme0:32 - 22:00 - Watch out for Nicholas Cage. That motherfucker is BANGKOK Dangerous.22:01 - 34:35 - We get bored of talking about Bangkok Dangerous, and quickly digress into talk of AVP2, pornography, Friday the 13th, Nightmare on Elm Street, Zombie Strippers, Return of the Jedi, and Hitman (with a little more Bangkok Dangerous thrown in as anti-spice)34:36 - 39:28 - Final judgments39:30 - 46:59 - Letters from listeners.47:00 - 52:35- The sad bastards recommend.52:36 - 53:54 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes

Jan 25 2009

53mins

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The Flop House: Episode #35 - Fireproof

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0:00 - 0:35 - Introduction and theme.0:36 - 29:03 - We are way, way too soft on Fireproof, in order to avoid ticking off our vast, yet nonexistent, audience of evangelical listeners.29:04 - 35:26 - Final judgments. 35:27 - 44:39 - A letter from a listener illuminates important Flop House guidelines.44:40 - 55:09 - The sad bastards recommend.55:10 - 57:34 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.

Apr 16 2009

57mins

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The Flop House: Episode #58 - Twilight: New Moon

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0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and theme0:35 - 37:36 - Hail, hail, the gang's all here. Which gang? All of the supposedly-full-time Flop House co-hosts!  A podcast with all three floppers together comes along once in a blue moon.  Or in this case, a new moon.  A Twilight: New Moon.  ...Remind me never to hire myself as a copywriter.  37:37 - 39:33 - Final judgments39:34 - 43:31 - The long-awaited WINNERS of the "Give Dan a Hook" contest!43:32 - 51:19 - The sad bastards recommend.51:20 - 52:13 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.

Apr 11 2010

52mins

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Ep. #284 - Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald

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Elliott, noted non Pot-head, talks about the Potterverse sequel, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald. Meanwhile Elliott talks Charles Dickens crossovers, Stuart almost causes his own brain to explode, saying something nice about Dan Fogler, and Dan is tricked into a lifelong commitment.

Wikipedia synopsis for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald

LIVE SHOW DATES 2019!

June 8 – PORTLAND – Revolution Hall

July 13 – MINNEAPOLIS – Parkway

September 28 – BOSTON – WBUR CitySpace (TWO shows in one night)

October 12 – LOS ANGELES – The Regent Theater

May 11 2019

1hr 58mins

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Ep. #298 - Venom LIVE

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No, you didn't dream it. Way back in January the Peaches went to the University of Wisconsin, Madison (the dead of winter being the best time to visit the upper Midwest), and they discussed the infamous anti-hero superhero movie, Venom. This is that!

Wikipedia synopsis for Venom

Nov 23 2019

1hr 20mins

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Ep. #297 - Mortal Engines

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Enough about small failures like Slender Man, let's talk about massive, hubristic failures like Mortal Engines! Meanwhile Stuart discourses on other evil Valentines in fiction, Elliott's got Morgan Spurlock's reciepts, Dan doesn't understand how a single goddamn thing in this movie works, and we're joined by Brendan Hay, executive producer for Harvey Girls Forever!

Wikipedia synopsis of Mortal Engines

Movies recommended in this episode:

Crawl

Bones

Centipede Horror

Pieces

Ashes and Embers

Ready or Not

The Nightingale

Nov 09 2019

1hr 29mins

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Ep. #296 - Slender Man

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Shocktober 2019 concludes with our dissection of the Internet meme/creepypasta horror film, Slender Man. Thanks to Max Fun HQ for letting us pop in and use an actual studio for once. Meanwhile Stuart tells a tale of nude figure drawing, Dan reveals karaoke antics, and Elliott's not afraid of businessmen.

Wikipedia synopsis of Slender Man

Movies recommended in this episode:

Boy

Three Tears on Bloodstained Flesh

Who Let the Dogs Out

Oct 26 2019

1hr 26mins

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Ep. #295 - The Nun

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We dip our toe into Shocktober by discussing one of the million court-mandated "The Conjuring" spin-offs, The Nun. Meanwhile Dan prefers that all demon-fighting talk be kept to work hours, Elliott takes down New Age music, and Stuart demands that you stop preaching at him.

Wikipedia synopsis of The Nun

Movies recommended in this episode:

Child's Play

Velvet Buzzsaw

Emitai

LIVE SHOW DATES 2019!

October 12 (THAT'S TODAY, JERKS!) – LOS ANGELES – The Regent Theater

Oct 12 2019

1hr 44mins

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Ep. #294 - Love on a Leash

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For the second episode of Smalltember (Smallvember) 2019, we cave to overwhelming demand and discuss Love on a Leash. Meanwhile, Elliott ain't your daddy's Crypt Keeper, Dan exhibits his remarkable ability for telling two voices apart, and Stuart isn't having a breakdown, that really IS the plot of the movie.

Love on a Leash HAS no Wikipedia page.

Movies recommended in this episode:

Tigers Are Not Afraid

Paris is Burning

The Murderer Lives at Number 21

LIVE SHOW DATES 2019!

September 28 – BOSTON – WBUR CitySpace (early show SOLD OUT, but there are still tickets to the later show!)

October 12 – LOS ANGELES – The Regent Theater

Sep 28 2019

1hr 53mins

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Ep.#293 -- The Joke Thief

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Smalltember (Smallvember) begins with a return appearance by the Flop House's favorite (insomuch as a terrible asshole can be a favorite) Canadian energy drink magnate-turned-filmmaker, Frank D'angelo, and his latest cinematic leavings, The Joke Thief. Meanwhile, Stuart reveals his love for all things Stu, Dan gives a few minor script notes, and Elliott's Nicholas Cage has snakes on the brain.

You know? Honestly the Wikipedia page for this movie has almost no information.

Movies recommended in this episode:

Satanic Panic

Always Shine

Tea With the Dames

LIVE SHOW DATES 2019!

September 28 – BOSTON – WBUR CitySpace (early show SOLD OUT, but there are still tickets to the later show!)

October 12 – LOS ANGELES – The Regent Theater

Sep 14 2019

1hr 44mins

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Ep. #292 - Welcome to Marwen

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Hoo boy, this was a tough one folks. How to navigate the Hollywoodization of a real-life trauma with a dash of weird gender politics? Answer -- less funny than usual, as we discuss Welcome to Marwen. Meanwhile, Elliott completely misunderstands the etymology of "painstaking," Dan details the many tones of Marwen, and Stuart bestows Dan with his Looney Tunes identity.

Wikipedia summary for Welcome to Marwen

Movies recommended in this episode:

Burning

The Head Hunter

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

LIVE SHOW DATES 2019!

September 28 – BOSTON – WBUR CitySpace (early show SOLD OUT, but there are still tickets to the later show!)

October 12 – LOS ANGELES – The Regent Theater

Aug 31 2019

1hr 49mins

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Ep.# 291 - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom LIVE

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We're taking a very brief summer break from new recording, and taking the opportunity to release one that we've been holding on to for too long -- Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Recorded at Stuart and Dan's very own alma mater, Earlham College, in Richmond, Indiana!

Wikipedia summary for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

LIVE SHOW DATES 2019!

September 28 – BOSTON – WBUR CitySpace (early show SOLD OUT, but there are still tickets to the later show!)

October 12 – LOS ANGELES – The Regent Theater

Aug 17 2019

1hr 21mins

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The Flop House -- A FlopTales Teaser!

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Stuart's been hard at work running more Hogsbottom Three RPGs for Elliott, Stuart, and Flop House favorite guest host Zhubin Parang. Here's a little taste of the first episode of their new adventure!

They're only available on the Maximum Fun bonus feed, exclusive for donors, so if you want this, and other wonderful bonus content from all the Max Fun shows, please become a member!

Thanks to Alexander Smith for editing the episodes, putting together the sound effects, and composing the music.

Aug 10 2019

6mins

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Ep.#290 - Meatballs Part II

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We're joined by the wonderful Sharlene Wellington, owner or partner in many lovely Brooklyn bars (also, she's married to Stu). She wanted to discuss the 1984 summer camp comedy Meatballs Part II, and as three middle-aged men who were raised on dumb 80's shit, who were we to argue? Meanwhile, Sharlene brings her Jewish summer camp experience to the fore, Elliott waxes poetic about making first contact, Stuart promises some future Baby Boomer rants, and Dan takes us on a trip through Meatballs history.

Wikipedia summary for Meatballs Part II

Movies recommended in this episode:

Matinee

Midsommar

The Sisters Brothers

The Devil Wears Prada

LIVE SHOW DATES 2019!

September 28 – BOSTON – WBUR CitySpace (early show SOLD OUT, but there are still tickets to the later show!)

October 12 – LOS ANGELES – The Regent Theater

Aug 03 2019

2hr 19mins

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Ep. #289 - Robin Hood

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Straight from the glamorous and echoey Minneapolis airport-adjacent La Quinta inn, it's all three of the peaches in the same room, chewing over the Taron Egerton, not-your-daddy's-Robin Hood. Meanwhile Dan talks a surprising amount about the Scarlet Pimpernel, Elliott talks about why the Sheriff of Nottingham's goons are a superstitious, cowardly lot, and Stuart is F. Murray Enthusiastic.

Wikipedia summary for Robin Hood

Movies recommended in this episode:

Spider-Man: Far From Home

The Hole in the Ground

The Adventures of Robin Hood

The Gunfighter

LIVE SHOW DATES 2019!

September 28 – BOSTON – WBUR CitySpace (early show SOLD OUT, but there are still tickets to the later show!)

October 12 – LOS ANGELES – The Regent Theater

Jul 20 2019

1hr 42mins

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Ep. #288 - The Haunting of Sharon Tate

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We were so delighted to have longtime Friend-and-Fan-of-Flop, Natalie Walker on the program! We were somewhat less delighted by the film she inexplicably chose, The Haunting of Sharon Tate. Life gives, and life takes. Meanwhile, Stuart hijacks the podcast to discuss the TV show "Younger," Dan shows his shameful lack of knowledge about the Manson murders, and masterful singer Natalie is somehow delighted by Elliott's caterwauling.

Wikipedia page for The Haunting of Sharon Tate

Movies recommended in this episode:

Under the Shadow

The Kid Brother

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Bathtubs Over Broadway

Jul 06 2019

1hr 50mins

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Ep. #287 - Glass

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We took a break from live show prep in Portland to return to our beloved M. Night Shyamalan and the last film of his surprise trilogy, Glass. Meanwhile Stuart drags the Philly skyline, Dan points out the problem with exhaustive rule books, and Elliott takes a brave stand against sexist comics store clerks.

Wikipedia synopsis for Glass

Movies recommended in this episode:

Always Be My Maybe

Overlord

Broadway Melody of 1936

LIVE SHOW DATES 2019!

July 13 – MINNEAPOLIS – Parkway

September 28 – BOSTON – WBUR CitySpace (early show SOLD OUT, but there are still tickets to the later show!)

October 12 – LOS ANGELES – The Regent Theater

Jun 22 2019

1hr 44mins

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Ep. #286 - Replicas

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With John Wick 3 tearing up the theaters, we discuss this year's OTHER Keanu Reeves movie, Replicas. Meanwhile Dan repeats an old adage about beans, Stuart can't pronounce "Keanu," and Elliott's son really messes up our rhythm.

Wikipedia synopsis for Replicas

Movies recommended in this episode:J

Booksmart

Avengement

Cold War

LIVE SHOW DATES 2019!

June 8 – PORTLAND – Revolution Hall – TICKET SALES ARE SLUGGISH, SO PLEASE COME OUT!

July 13 – MINNEAPOLIS – Parkway

September 28 – BOSTON – WBUR CitySpace (TWO shows in one night)

October 12 – LOS ANGELES – The Regent Theater

Jun 08 2019

1hr 51mins

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Ep. #285 - Serenity

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We discuss something that's been on our want list for a while: the genre-hopping bonkers twist-em-up, Serenity. And to do so, we are joined by the delightful Jenny Jaffe, whose attachment to this film can surely be described as "healthy." Meanwhile Stuart explains costume-care in the stripper industry, Elliott introduces his new hit character "Crawdaddy," and Dan's reaction to the film is a real twist ending!

Wikipedia synopsis for Serenity

Movies recommended in this episode:

John Wick 3: Parabellum

Long Shot

Alice in the Cities

Police Story/Police Story 2

LIVE SHOW DATES 2019!

June 8 – PORTLAND – Revolution Hall - TICKET SALES ARE SLUGGISH, SO PLEASE COME OUT!

July 13 – MINNEAPOLIS – Parkway

September 28 – BOSTON – WBUR CitySpace (TWO shows in one night)

October 12 – LOS ANGELES – The Regent Theater

May 25 2019

2hr 4mins

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Ep. #284 - Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald

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Elliott, noted non Pot-head, talks about the Potterverse sequel, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald. Meanwhile Elliott talks Charles Dickens crossovers, Stuart almost causes his own brain to explode, saying something nice about Dan Fogler, and Dan is tricked into a lifelong commitment.

Wikipedia synopsis for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald

LIVE SHOW DATES 2019!

June 8 – PORTLAND – Revolution Hall

July 13 – MINNEAPOLIS – Parkway

September 28 – BOSTON – WBUR CitySpace (TWO shows in one night)

October 12 – LOS ANGELES – The Regent Theater

May 11 2019

1hr 58mins

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Ep. #283 - The Mummy LIVE

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It’s been so long, we can't even REMEMBER when we recorded this show on Tom Cruise's The Mummy. But it's from Seattle and it's on tape, so here it is!

Wikipedia synopsis for The Mummy

LIVE SHOW DATES 2019!

June 8 – PORTLAND – Revolution Hall

July 13 – MINNEAPOLIS – Parkway

September 28 – BOSTON – WBUR CitySpace (TWO shows in one night)

October 12 – LOS ANGELES – The Regent Theater

Apr 27 2019

1hr 20mins

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Ep. #282 - Castle Freak

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It's the moment you've all been waiting for -- we discuss the fabled Castle Freak. And we don't do it alone! We do it with noted B-movie aficionado Joe Bob Briggs who you can also see on Shudder's "The Last Drive-In." Meanwhile, Dan asks salient questions about Grimace's anatomy, Elliott denies all of Dan's best bits, and Stuart fulfills his destiny.

Wikipedia synopsis for Castle Freak

Movies recommended in this episode:

Chopping Mall

TerrorVision

Howling: New Moon Rising

Atlantic City

LIVE SHOW DATES 2019!

June 8 – PORTLAND – Revolution Hall

July 13 – MINNEAPOLIS – Parkway

September 28 – BOSTON – WBUR CitySpace (TWO shows in one night)

October 12 – LOS ANGELES – The Regent Theater

Apr 13 2019

1hr 53mins

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Ep. #281 - The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

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MAX FUN DRIVE part TWO! We talk about The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, which Elliott chose for some baffling reason. Meanwhile, Elliott explains Richard Gere's Mothman issues, Stuart reveals the scariest number of ghosts, and Dan takes the show off-road to an abandoned farm.

Wikipedia synopsis for The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Movies recommended in this episode:

Jason and the Argonauts

Us

A Bigger Spash

LIVE SHOW DATES 2019!

June 8 – PORTLAND – Revolution Hall

July 13 – MINNEAPOLIS – Parkway

September 28 – BOSTON – WBUR CitySpace (TWO shows in one night)

October 12 – LOS ANGELES – The Regent Theater

Mar 30 2019

1hr 22mins

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Ep. #280 - Peppermint

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It's MAX FUN DRIVE time, everyone! That means we're putting out an extra episode on a week we'd normally take off and drink pina coladas or something. Instead we watched the Jennifer Garner revenge fantasy Peppermint, and hoo boy is it racist! Meanwhile, Elliott reveals his Mandela effect defense attorney strategy, Stuart gets lost in his thoughts, and YOU'RE NOT DAN'S DAD, JESSE.

If you like what we do, and you have the means, please consider becoming a Max Fun DONOR!

Wikipedia synopsis for Peppermint

Movies recommended in this episode:

Captain Marvel

The Wailing

Early Man

LIVE SHOW DATES 2019!

June 8 – PORTLAND – Revolution Hall

July 13 – MINNEAPOLIS – Parkway

September 28 – BOSTON – WBUR CitySpace

October 12 – LOS ANGELES – The Regent Theater

Mar 23 2019

2hr 1min

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