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The Flop House

English, Cinema, 1 seasons, 579 episodes, 15 hours 4 minutes
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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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FH Mini 98 - In the Public Domain

Elliott uses the occasion of Steamboat Willie entering the public domain to explore other free IP we could mine for dollars.Do you live in or around BROOKLYN, NEW YORK or OXFORD, ENGLAND? We've got upcoming LIVE SHOWS for you!Get 55% off a Babbel subscription at Babbel.com/FLOP.Get 30% off your first order, plus free shipping today at Microdose.com, promo code FLOP.
17/02/202447 minutes 32 seconds
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Flop House ANNOUNCEMENT - LIVE IN ENGLAND

If you go over to https://www.flophousepodcast.com/events/ you’ll see some exciting new live shows!We’re going to the UK for the first time, with TWO shows in Oxford, England, on May 24th at Oxford Town Hall, as part of the brand new Saint Audio Podcast Festival. The early show is at 7pm and the late one’s at 9pm and we’ll be discussing different movies at each one: The Avengers (from 1998 starring Ralph Finnes and Uma Thurman), and Spice World starring the Spice Girls!So, again, go over to https://www.flophousepodcast.com/events/ for all the information and ticket links for those shows in Oxford, England on May 24th (and one in Brooklyn, NY on March 31st!)
14/02/20246 minutes 11 seconds
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Ep. #416 - Cobra, LIVE!

We're giving you one more live show from our recent west coast tour, before returning to regular "in studio" episodes next week. Please enjoy our discussion of perhaps Sylvester Stallone's grimiest, most 80's action movie, Cobra, recorded live at the Rio Theater in Vancouver, British Columbia.Wikipedia page for Cobra
10/02/20241 hour 26 minutes 57 seconds
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Ep. #415 - Gigli, LIVE from SF Sketchfest!

In case you hadn't heard through one of our many annoying-but-necessary-to-our-livelihood plugs, The Flop House has been on tour! That's why, instead of getting a normal Flop House mini, on this mini-saturday, you're getting this slightly-shorter FULL EPISODE! Recorded live at Cobb's Comedy Club (who were so nice to us) as part of San Francisco Sketchfest, here's our discussion of legendary 2003 megabomb, Gigli!
03/02/202454 minutes 33 seconds
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Ep.#414 - Kangaroo Jack

We're currently on the road as part of our "Errors Tour," so we don't have many show notes other than to say for this episode we flashed back to legendary bad movie Kangaroo Jack, and it's a hot one!Want to see our faces? You have a few more days 'til the end of January to check out our season of streaming shows, FLOP TV, or you could get tickets to see us in Los Angeles on Sunday 1/28.Wikipedia page for Kangaroo JackRecommended in this episode:Dr. Caligari (1989)The Iron Claw (2023)<a href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5715874
27/01/20241 hour 46 minutes 50 seconds
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FH Mini 97 - The Theatrical Experience

Stuart leads the gang in a general discussion about going OUT to the movies, where the popcorn is extra oily and heartbreak feels good.Get tickets for a stop on our January 2024 West Coast Tour.Get 55% off a Babbel subscription at Babbel.com/FLOP.
20/01/20241 hour 6 minutes 18 seconds
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Ep.#413 - Rebel Moon: Part One - A Child of Fire

Zack Snyder, we just can't seem to quit you. Not out of any particular affection, but because you just won't stop making movies. This one (technically) qualifies. We talk about Star W-- sorry, "Rebel Moon."Want to see our faces? Check out our season of streaming shows, FLOP TV, or get tickets for a stop on our January 2024 West Coast Tour.Wikipedia page for Rebel Moon: Part One - A Child of FireRecommended in this episode:Caine Mutiny Court Martial (2023)Anatomy of a Fall
13/01/20241 hour 31 minutes 29 seconds
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FH Mini 96 - The Flop House Autofill Interview

Dan got tired and decided to have Google do his homework for him.Check out FLOP TV! You can buy tickets here!  Or get tickets for a stop on our January 2024 West Coast Tour.Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.
06/01/202438 minutes 48 seconds
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Ep. #412 - Leave the World Behind

Apologies for the slightly slow appearance of this episode. Holidays, travels, and sickness all played a part, but it's here now! We discuss the latest Netflix hit(?) and one of Obama's favorite movies of the year (?!?) Leave the World Behind!Want to see our faces? Check out our season of streaming shows, FLOP TV, or get tickets for a stop on our January 2024 West Coast Tour.Wikipedia page for Leave the World BehindRecommended in this episode:May DecemberYou Hurt My Feelings<a href="https://
30/12/20231 hour 47 minutes 39 seconds
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FH Mini 95 - The Best Christmas Podcast Ever

Elliott quizzes Dan on the nativity story, so they can modernize it into a hit blockbuster.Check out FLOP TV! You can buy tickets here!Get tickets for a stop on our January 2024 West Coast Tour.Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.Check out Squarespace.com/FLOP for a free trial, and when you’re ready to launch, use OFFER CODE: FLOP to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain.
23/12/202349 minutes 12 seconds
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Ep. #411 - Santa with Muscles, with Alonso Duralde

You've heard about Santa, but have you heard about SANTA WITH MUSCLES? No? Well, that's probably for the best, but we discuss it anyway, with the aid of our ace Christmas correspondent, Mr. Alonso Duralde, who's become a holiday tradition around these parts.Want to see our faces? Check out our season of streaming shows, FLOP TV, or get tickets for a stop on our January 2024 West Coast Tour.Wikipedia page for Santa with MusclesRecommended in this episode:The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (2008) (For fans of cheesy Xmas movies)Teenage
16/12/20231 hour 30 minutes 43 seconds
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FH Mini 94 - Outside the Actors Studio - Val Kilmer

The Iceman cometh! Stuart takes us on a tour through some highlights in the career of Val Kilmer, an actor that fascinates him.Check out FLOP TV! You can buy tickets here!Get tickets for a stop on our January 2024 West Coast Tour.Check Out Squarespace.com/FLOP for a free trial of Squarespace and when you’re ready to launch, use OFFER CODE: FLOP to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain.Give the best gift ever this holiday season. Visit AuraFrames.com today and get 30 dollars off their best-selling frames with the code FLOP
09/12/20231 hour 42 seconds
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Ep. #410 - The Flash

We come not to praise the DCCU, but to bury it. Except not TOO aggressively, because there's some okay stuff in here. We dunno. It's complicated. Just listen to us discuss one of the multiple multiverse superhero films, and arguably the least noteable: The Flash!Check out our season of streaming shows, FLOP TV!Wikipedia page for The FlashRecommended in this episode:Dream Scenario (2023)Saltburn (2023)The Human Condition <a href="https:/
02/12/20231 hour 58 minutes 3 seconds
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Full West Coast Tour Details!

FLOP HOUSE "ERRORS" TOURAll west coast dates, movies, and ticket links!Vancouver - Cobra - 1/24/24Portland - Cool As Ice - 1/25/24SF - Gigli - 1/26/24LA - Spawn - 1/28/24 
28/11/20233 minutes 2 seconds
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FH Mini 93 - Happy Thanksgiving

Dan has assembled a cinematic feast, for Elliott and Stu to fill their plates.Check out FLOP TV! You can buy tickets here!Get tickets for a stop on our January 2024 West Coast Tour.
25/11/202352 minutes 54 seconds
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Ep.#409 - Mafia Mamma, with Hallie Haglund

When a film hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that's a-mamma. Christmas came early for Stuart this year, as we FINALLY get to discuss his new favorite movie, Mafia Mamma. And to sweeten the deal, everyone's favorite Flop House sometime-co-host and star of the show, Hallie Haglund, dropped by to join in the fun! Not to put any of our other shows down, but THIS IS A GOOD ONE, FOLKS.Wikipedia page for Mafia MammaRecommended in this episode:A Haunting in Venice (2023)Suitable Flesh (2023)Property (2022)You Can Count On Me (2000)
18/11/20231 hour 26 minutes 27 seconds
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FH Mini 92 - Auntie War

In honor of Veteran's Day, Elliott does the obvious thing -- talk about aunts in film.Check out FLOP TV! You can buy tickets here!
11/11/20231 hour 11 minutes 27 seconds
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Ep.#408 - Waterworld, with Todd Vaziri

Special effects WIZARD Todd Vaziri joins us to discuss a flop so EPIC it had multiple nicknames about how it was a flop (but still has some pretty great special effects). That's right, we're discussing 1995's infamous bomb: Waterworld! And don't worry, fans of more recent bad movie discussion -- next episode we leap Back to the Present with a discussion of Mafia Mamma.Check out our season of streaming shows, FLOP TV!If you want to help out crew members and others affected by the SAG/AFTRA strike, you can Donate to the Entertainment Community Fund here.The Wikipedia page for WaterworldRecommended in this episode:<a
04/11/20232 hours 1 minute 18 seconds
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FH Mini 91 – Best Horror Villains, Part 2

We wrap up our discussion ranking the iconic horror movie villains — and the winner may surprise you!Check out FLOP TV! You can buy tickets here!Donate to the Entertainment Community Fund, to support those still affected by the SAG/AFTRA strike.
28/10/20231 hour 29 minutes 42 seconds
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Ep. #407 - Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

We're currently on the road for our L.A. live shows, so the notes for this Shocktober week are a little abbreviated -- we watched Friday the 13th, Part VIII -- Jason Takes Manhattan!Check out our season of streaming shows, FLOP TV!If you want to help out crew members and others affected by the SAG/AFTRA strike, you can Donate to the Entertainment Community Fund here.The Wikipedia page for Jason Takes ManhattanRecommended in this episode:Alien: Resurrection (1997)The Blackening (2022)<a href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0129332/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0
21/10/20231 hour 35 minutes 19 seconds
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FH Mini 91 - Best Horror Villains, Part 1

Stuart leads Dan and Elliott in a discussion ranking the iconic horror movie villains -- and the conversation was so fruitful, we decided to split it in two parts, with the second to come later this Shocktober!Check out FLOP TV! You can buy tickets here!Donate to the Entertainment Community Fund, to support those still affected by the SAG/AFTRA strike.
14/10/20231 hour 22 minutes 1 second
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Ep. #406 - Ghoulies

Well, they said they'd get us in the end, and I guess they were right! We couldn't avoid those little beasties anymore, and decided to kick off our 80's flashback Shocktober with the oft-mentioned, but never fully discussed tiny creature feature Ghoulies!If you live in Los Angeles, you can get tix for your choice of TWO live shows at Vidiots on 10/19. And if you prefer watching us from the comfort of home, check out our season of streaming shows, FLOP TV!If you want to help out crew members and others affected by the SAG/AFTRA strike, you can Donate to the Entertainment Community Fund here.The Wikipedia page for GhouliesRecommended in this episode:<
07/10/20231 hour 18 minutes 3 seconds
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FH Mini 90 - Cruising Along, with Jonathan Coulton and Paul Sabourin

We welcome singer-songwriter Jonathan Coulton and Paul Sabourin of Paul and Storm to talk about cruise ship movies, in honor of their annual seagoing nerdfest, the JoCo Cruise!Check out FLOP TV! You can buy tickets here!Donate to the Entertainment Community Fund, to support those still affected by the SAG/AFTRA strike.
30/09/20231 hour 3 minutes 18 seconds
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Ep.#405 - The Legend of the Roller Blade Seven

We're having an absolutely legendary Smalltember. First we covered The Legend of the Titanic, and now we're looking into The Legend of the Roller Blade Seven. Apparently they're legendary, but forgive us for being unfamiliar until now. It was made using a system RB7 star/co-writer/producer Scott Shaw dubbed "Zen Filmmaking." According to his wiki, this is a "style of filmmaking where no screenplay and scripts are used in the creation of a movie." We'll see if getting zen delivers a good movie, or whether it's better to... y'know... write things out and plan them ahead of time.If you live in Los Angeles, you can get tix for your choice of TWO live shows at Vidiots on 10/19. And if you prefer watching
23/09/20231 hour 20 minutes 31 seconds
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FH Mini 89 - Screen Gems

Elliott quizzes Dan and Stu on cinematic treasures.We’ve changed how we’re running FLOP TV — now all of the shows will be up until late January, so that even if you buy a season pass late in the season, you’ll have access to EVERY episode until then. You can buy tickets here!Donate to the Entertainment Community Fund, to support those affected by the WGA strike.
16/09/202351 minutes 50 seconds
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Ep.#404 - The Legend of the Titanic

Due to the ongoing WGA - SAG/AFTRA strikes, we’re hitting pause on current releases, and focusing on some films 90’s kids will remember. And while we doubt most Smalltember(vember?) movies are union signatories, we decided to keep the train a rollin' anyway and make this a 90s flashback Smalltember! We kick it off with 1999's Italian-Korean-American co-production The Legend of the Titanic -- a bizarre attempt to cash in on James Cameron 1997 mega-blockbuster Titanic, in the form of an animated film featuring a similar star-crossed romance, but with a lot more talking animals.Check out more info about our season of streaming shows, FLOP TV, and buy tickets!<a href="https://entertainmentc
09/09/20231 hour 31 minutes 50 seconds
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FH Mini 88 - Motion Picture Puzzle Palace

Stuart provides puzzling problems to perplex his perspicacious pals.We’ve changed how we’re running FLOP TV — now all of the shows will be up until late January, so that even if you buy a season pass late in the season, you’ll have access to EVERY episode until then. You can buy tickets here!Donate to the Entertainment Community Fund, to support those affected by the WGA strike.
02/09/20231 hour 10 minutes 6 seconds
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Ep.#403 - Wild Wild West

Due to the ongoing refusal of the AMPTP to negotiate in good faith with the WGA or with our union brothers and sisters in SAG/AFTRA, we’re hitting pause on discussing current releases, and focusing on some films 90’s kids will remember. This week, we talk Wild Wild West (the 1999 movie version of the 60's sci-fi western TV show) a blockbuster mega-bomb that nearly ended multiple careers!Check out more info about our season of streaming shows, FLOP TV, and buy tickets!Donate to the Entertainment Community Fund here, to support those affected by the WGA strike.The wiki-wild Wikipedia page for wik
26/08/20231 hour 39 minutes 26 seconds
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FH Mini 87 - Jim Possible?

Dan walks Elliott and Stuart through some of the 90s output of critically-reviled actor Jim Belushi, trying to answer the question, "what would make a Jim Belushi movie appealing to you?"We've changed how we're running FLOP TV -- now all of the shows will be up until late January, so that even if you buy a season pass late in the season, you'll have access to EVERY episode until then. You can buy tickets here!Donate to the Entertainment Community Fund, to support those affected by the WGA strike.
19/08/202344 minutes 35 seconds
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Ep.#402 - The Net

Due to the ongoing refusal of the AMPTP to negotiate in good faith with the WGA or with our union brothers and sisters in SAG/AFTRA, we've decided to hit pause on discussing more current releases, since (in our own bizarro way) it could promote that work. Instead, we're using this opportunity to go back in time and discuss some silly releases from the past, starting out with some films 90's kids will remember. This week, we're discussing 1995's Sandra Bullock techno-thriller The Net, a movie about the horrors of the internet that seemed prescient and terrifying at the time, and now just seems kind of goofy, considering that the horrors of the internet were way different than those it imagines.Check out more info about our season of streaming shows, FLOP TV, and buy tickets!
12/08/20231 hour 20 minutes 53 seconds
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FH Mini 86 - Watch Which?

Elliott points out that, pre-Barbenheimer, two big movies had frequently been released on the same day. It's true! You can look it up! He runs Dan and Stu through a battle of wits, exploring other mismatched matchups from cinema past.Tonight's the premiere night of FLOP TV, and you can buy tickets here! If you can't watch tonight, you have a two week viewing window to catch up at your leisure!Donate to the Entertainment Community Fund here, to support those affected by the WGA strike.
05/08/20231 hour 28 minutes 26 seconds
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Ep. #401 - Book Club: The Next Chapter

When last we saw our book club pals, they were getting all horned up and making life changes based on 50 Shades of Grey. Now that they're reading The Alchemist, we can only assume they're out there exerting their control over the elements. Join us as we explore this exciting new addition to the "Jane Fonda hangs out with 3 other elderly actresses" cinematic universe!Check out more info about our upcoming season of streaming shows, FLOP TV, and buy tickets!Donate to the Entertainment Community Fund here, to support those affected by the WGA strike.Wikipedia page for Book Club: The Next ChapterRecommended in this episode:<p
29/07/20231 hour 26 minutes 6 seconds
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FH Mini 85 - The Peach Pit 3: Art & Coffee

Stuart brings back the Peach Pit, everyone's favorite after-show about The Flop House, to quiz The Original Peaches about our opinions on fine art and answer a few questions straight from Stu's DMs.Check out more info about our upcoming season of streaming shows, FLOP TV, and buy tickets!Donate to the Entertainment Community Fund here, to support those affected by the WGA strike.Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.
22/07/202357 minutes 43 seconds
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Ep. #400 - Troll 2

It's a goddamn milestone -- 400 mainline episodes over 16 years of The Flop House! (And that's not counting all of the FH Minis, and the Movie Minutes of yore!) Thus, we took a break from our usual modus operandi of watching less-artistically-successful modern movies, and we treated ourselves with one of the classics of the bad movie canon (so much so that it's the topic of the extremely enjoyable documentary Best Worst Movie). That's right: we're talking about TROLL 2, the film that has absolutely nothing to do with the original Troll other than a title and a fondness for rubber creatures!! It's been memed! It's been giffed! And now it's been Flop Housed!Wikipedia page for Troll 2Movies recommended in this episod
15/07/20232 hours 8 minutes 36 seconds
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Flop House Classics - Fateful Findings

In honor of our upcoming 400th episode, we're picking some classics to revisit!Dan introduces FATEFUL FINDINGS, the film that introduced us to Neil Breen.Originally released as episode 187  on 09.19.2015 --**apologies for any sound issues/wrongheaded past statements-- we hope to have improved since then!
14/07/20231 hour 23 minutes 56 seconds
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Flop House Classic - Stolen

In honor of our upcoming 400th episode, we're picking some classics to revisit!Stu introduces STOLEN, one of our faves from St. Nicholas Cage.Originally released as episode 124  on 04.20.2013--**apologies for any sound issues/wrongheaded past statements-- we hope to have improved since then!
12/07/20231 hour 10 minutes 31 seconds
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Flop House Classic - No Deposit

In honor of our upcoming 400th episode, we're picking some classics to revisit!Elliott introduces  NO DEPO$IT, the film that introduced us to Frank D'Angelo.Originally released as episode 212  on 09.03.2016--**apologies for any sound issues/wrongheaded past statements-- we hope to have improved since then!
10/07/20231 hour 34 minutes 32 seconds
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FH Mini 84 - The Peach Boys Smile

Dan leads Elliott and Stuart in a discussion of the non-movie things they do to stay happy and sane. (But don't worry, film fans -- there's still plenty of movie talk scattered around. We can't help ourselves!)Check out more info about our upcoming season of streaming shows, FLOP TV, and buy tickets!Donate to the Entertainment Community Fund here, to support those affected by the WGA strike, if you’re so inclined.Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.
08/07/20231 hour 5 minutes 9 seconds
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Ep. #399 The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Is this the most popular, highest-grossing movie we've ever done? Possibly! We're too lazy to put in the legwork to check. Why don't YOU do it, for a school project about statistics or economics or some shit. Anyway, the point is, we used the "or CRITICAL flop" loophole (42 on Metacritc) so we could watch The Super Mario Bros. Movie. Don't at us. Or do, whatever, we're not your dad.Wikipedia page for The Super Mario Bros. MovieMovies recommended in this episode:Women Talking (2022)We Are Who We Are (2020)Larks on a String (1969)Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP fo
01/07/20232 hours 2 minutes 1 second
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FH Mini 83 - Top 10 Sexiest Gremlins, with Brendan Hay

Executive Producer of the all-new animated series Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai (and our pal) Brendan Hay joins us, for Elliott's canonical sexiness rankings of those compact green snacks, the grembleings.Check out more info about our upcoming season of streaming shows, FLOP TV, and buy tickets!Donate to the Entertainment Community Fund here, to support those affected by the WGA strike, if you’re so inclined.Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.
24/06/202356 minutes 54 seconds
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Ep.#398 - Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania

We've talked about the Sony corner of Marvel more than once, but the relative high quality of MCU movies has saved them from our scrutiny... until now! What did we make of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, a film whose very title is a pain in the ass to type out for these show notes? Listen to find out!Wikipedia page for Ant-Man and the Wasp: QuantumaniaMovies recommended in this episode:Torque (2004)What's Love Got To Do With It (19
17/06/20231 hour 48 minutes 23 seconds
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FH Mini 82 – Tuboy Talkin' Tube to 2 Dudes Today, Yes Way 2

It's exactly what it says in the title. What could possibly be clearer?Donate to the Entertainment Community Fund here, to support those affected by the WGA strike, if you’re so inclined.Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.
10/06/202358 minutes 17 seconds
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Ep# 397 - 65

It's got Adam Driver! It's got dinosaurs! It's got a numerical title that sounds like a sports biopic and makes the title of this podcast episode look confusing! What more do you want? Well, it turns out that 65 needs a LITTLE more than all that to be a real movie, but at least it's out there trying.Wikipedia page for 65Movies recommended in this episode:Beau Is Afraid (2023)Air (2023)Park Row (1952)Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.
03/06/20231 hour 31 minutes 21 seconds
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FH Mini 81 - The Field House

Elliott, mega-sporto that he is, challenges Stuart and Dan to see who's the number one sports movie fan.Donate to the Entertainment Community Fund here, to support those affected by the WGA strike, if you’re so inclined.
27/05/202347 minutes 35 seconds
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Episode #396 - 80 for Brady

We watch a film about four octogenarian women going to the Super Bowl, because apparently that's a full concept for a movie these days? Like, just... older people seeing football? That's a movie? Anyway, it's called 80 for Brady and we watched it. One of us even liked it, so if you enjoy listening to the other two being dumbfounded, this is the episode for you.Wikipedia page for 80 for BradyMovies recommended in this episode:Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (2023)Evil Dead Rise (2023)The Hellstrom Chronicle (1971)Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and
20/05/20231 hour 56 minutes 34 seconds
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FH Mini 80 - Behind the Scenes

After a little talk about the writers' strike (donate to the Entertainment Community Fund here, if you're so inclined), Dan takes us behind the scenes at Flop House HQ. 
13/05/202351 minutes 47 seconds
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Episode #395 - The Pope's Exorcist

You wanna movie about Russell Crowe, he drive around on a Vespa, maybe getta rid of some demons? Ho boy, The Pope's Exorcist gonna make something real nice for you! That's right, we all took field trips for a rare Flop House in the aisles (although who knows if The Pope's Exorcist will still be playing in any theaters by the time this comes out)!Wikipedia page for The Pope's ExorcistMovies recommended in this episode:The Pope's ExorcistThe Witch: Part 1 - The SubversionThe Witch: Part 2 - The Other OneThe Appointments of Dennis Jennings
06/05/20231 hour 25 minutes 11 seconds
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FH Mini 79 - Trailer Time in Teasertown

Stuart runs us through some of those tantalizing, teasing trailers.Streaming TICKETS for THE FLOP HOUSE BATTLES BATTLEFIELD EARTH still available!Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.
29/04/202349 minutes 31 seconds
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Episode #394 - Your Place or Mine, with Hallie Haglund

Yeah yeah yeah, Ashton Kutcher and Reese Witherspoon, whatever, let's talk about REAL STAR POWER -- Hallie Haglund! Hallie's back! HALLIE! HALLIE! HALLIE! She joins us to discuss our second romcom in a row: Your Place or Mine, a nonsensical romp about a week-long accountancy course, and also love.TICKETS for THE FLOP HOUSE BATTLES BATTLEFIELD EARTH! The show premieres TONIGHT, April 22, and will be viewable for two weeks thereafter!Wikipedia page for Your Place or MineMovies recommended in this episode:The Movie OrgyPuss in Boots: The Last Wish<a href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075404/?ref
22/04/20231 hour 52 minutes 43 seconds
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FH Mini 78 - Don't Mess With Taxes

Elliott guides us in a cinematic celebration of everyone's favorite holiday -- tax day!Streaming TICKETS for THE FLOP HOUSE BATTLES BATTLEFIELD EARTH now available!Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.
15/04/202349 minutes 50 seconds
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Episode #393 - Ticket to Paradise

Huh. Traditionally, one gets TWO tickets to paradise, but I guess we didn't get a plus one. You know what? Climb into our luggage, so you can join us as we discuss Ticket to Paradise, a holdover from an earlier era when we still had movie stars, and used them to paper over not having much else.Streaming TICKETS for THE FLOP HOUSE BATTLES BATTLEFIELD EARTH now available!Wikipedia page for Ticket to ParadiseMovies recommended in this episode:John Wick: Chapter 4Michael ClaytonChameleon StreetEver tried Microdosing? Visit <a href="http://microdose.com
08/04/20231 hour 33 minutes 14 seconds
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Streaming Show Announcement - Battlefield Earth!

We interrupt our usual feed for a special announcement! For the first time EVER we're bringing one of our live stage shows worldwide, via the magic of the web. We've done special webstream events before, of course, but this will be a professionally shot and fully edited taping of our most recent in-person live show, available to watch online! Did you REALLY want to see us discuss BATTLEFIELD EARTH, one of the most notorious flops of all time, but you don't live in/couldn't make it to Brooklyn? Now you can, with all the stage presentations and performances intact! VIP online meet-and-greet packages are also available, if you wanna check in and chat with us, as well as limited edition merch, and if you watch during one of the programmed screening times, we'll all be in the chat watching along and commenting with you. (But don't worry if you can't do those specific times -- the event will stay available within the viewing window for you to watch at your leisure.)Al
03/04/20231 minute 54 seconds
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FH Mini 77 - The Flop House: Movie Doctors

As a thank-you for everyone who became a new or upgrading member during Max Fun Drive 2023 or has been a sustaining member for years, we've provided some bespoke movie recommendations for some fortunate listeners who reached out in response to our call! (If we didn't get to yours this time around, fear not! We hope to do more in the future.)If you haven't become a member yet, this is an amnesty weekend! There's still time! You haven't missed it! Boy, you there, what day is it today? Today? Why it's Max Fun Day, sir! Become a member and support the podcasts you love at maximumfun.org/join!If you're in Brooklyn, see this in time, and there are still tix left, come see us at The Bell House on April 2!
01/04/202356 minutes
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Episode #392 - The Bubble

It's Max Fun Drive time (if you haven't already, please consider becoming a member of Maximum Fun and supporting The Flop House), and we decided to give ourselves a real challenge for this one -- we watched the Judd Apatow "hey maybe there's something funny about this pandemic" Netflix all-star "comedy" The Bubble. Did it make our heads explode with exasperated fury? Listen to find out!Wikipedia page for The BubbleMovies recommended in this episode:Psycho II (1983)Light of Day (1987)Day for Night (1973)The Heroic Trio (1993)
25/03/20231 hour 37 minutes 30 seconds
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Greatest Trek! A Crossover Mess-Around

Adam and Ben from Greatest Trek joined us recently to record some bonus content that should be available for members in the Max Fun 2023 boco feed. We had fun, so we also recorded this little hangout of us messing around. We promote the bonus ep (a discussion of Airplane II: The Sequel, a film that does not "star" William Shatner, no matter what people might have you believe), talk a little about podcasting, and encourage folks to become members of max fun, at maximumfun.org/join. Sure, it's essentially just kind of a long advertisement for Maximum Fun, but it's a funny, profane one, with a lot of fucking around. Hey, some people watch the Super Bowl for the ads!
21/03/202324 minutes 35 seconds
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FH Mini 76 - The Peach Pit, MFD Edition

Stuart takes us through another episode of "The Peach Pit," everyone's favorite after-show for The Flop House that's also just a part of the regular Flop House.Come see us at The Bell House, on April 2!Become a supporting member, at https://maximumfun.org/join/
19/03/20231 hour 14 minutes 19 seconds
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Feed Drop - New Mini Coming Tomorrow!

Just a note to let you know that, for internal reasons relating to the MFD, we're pushing the release of  this one mini to late Sunday, March 19. In general the release schedule will remain the same.In the meanwhile, why not check out our newly-somewhat-busy YouTube channel?
18/03/20231 minute 48 seconds
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Episode #391 - Critters, with Steven Kostanski

The listener who entered our Sexy Xenomorph contest under the name "Do Critters Next" asked us to "Do Critters next," so we did Critters next, which has ceased to become "next" and is now now. And who better to join us for this slice of silly 80s monster horror than a man whose own films bear the influence of that horror decade, Stephen Kostanski, the director of Psycho Goreman, the movie that turned Stuart Wellington into a brai
11/03/20231 hour 49 minutes 42 seconds
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FH Mini 75 - Battle of the Streaming Networks

Dan puts on his gamesmaster hat, to run Elliott and Stu through a gamut of short games, based on the movie offerings of various streaming services.Come see us at The Bell House, on April 2!Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping. 
04/03/20231 hour 5 minutes 49 seconds
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Episode #390 – Beast

Idris Elba is undoubtedly a great actor, a charismatic presence, and a handsome man par excellence, but... maybe he needs to fire his agent? After all, this is his EIGHTH appearance in a Flop House movie (possibly there were more; we didn't count that carefully), so it's fair to say that his movie roles have never quite matched up to his best work on TV, or his talents in general. Is Beast the one that will break the streak? He DOES punch a lion...Wikipedia page for BeastMovies recommended in this episode:Tough Guys Don't DanceA Wounded FawnDark Star
25/02/20231 hour 41 minutes 41 seconds
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FH Mini 74 - Tuboy Talkin' Tube to 2 Dudes Today, Yes Way

Stuart "Tuboy" Wellington brings back his popular Flop House mini format of "forget about movies, what about television for a while?" and Dan and Elliott follow him for some free-rangin' TV talk!Come see us at The Bell House, on April 2!Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.  
18/02/202355 minutes 44 seconds
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Ep. #389 - Poker Face

No, not Rian Johnson and Natasha Lyonne's riff on Columbo, Poker Face, nor even Lady Gaga's early hit single. The Poker Face we discuss in this episode is a Russell Crowe project through and through, with him not only starring, but writing and directing as well! It's nice that the man is branching out. Too bad this movie takes so damn long to figure out what it's about!Wikipedia page for Poker FaceMovies recommended in this episode:The People's JokerInfinity PoolGuillermo Del Toro's Pinocchio<a href
11/02/20231 hour 48 minutes 16 seconds
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FH Mini 73 - The 73rd Flop House Mini

Our esteemed host for the mini, Mr. Elliott Kalan, takes Dan and Stu on a tour through Oscar history by quizzing them on some of the most forgettable Best Picture winners of all time.
04/02/202344 minutes 17 seconds
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Episode #388 - Don't Worry Darling

Booksmart was one of Dan's favorite movies of its year. Director Olivia Wilde's big-budget follow-up, Don't Worry Darling... has problems. Dan, Stu, and Elliott chat about them, while mostly ignoring the extra-textural hubbub around the movie. Mostly. Don't worry, darlings. Or do. We aren't your dads.Wikipedia page for Don't Worry DarlingMovies recommended in this episode:MatineeKaithiThe Garden of WomenEver tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.
28/01/20231 hour 36 minutes 41 seconds
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FH Mini 72 - Numb3r Stat10ns

This is one of the zanier minis we've done -- so much so, that we kind of don't even want to spoil it for you. Just take a number, and dive right in!Vote for your favorite Sexy Xenomorph music video!Come see us at The Bell House, on April 2! We've picked the movie by now: we'll be discussing BATTLEFIELD EARTH!Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping. 
21/01/202353 minutes 6 seconds
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Ep. #387 - Black Adam

We start the new year off with a BIG movie, especially according to its star, Mr. Dwayne Mr. "The Rock" E. Normous Johnson. It's Black Adam, a superhero probably even fewer of you have heard of than Shazam (nee Captain Marvel), in whose pages B. Adam first appeared. He's not your daddy's superhero, in that he kills a bunch of people, but he probably is your daddy's (or granddaddy's) superhero in the sense that he's from 1945. Anyway, they made a long, boring movie about him, so we talk about it.ALSO: It's time to VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE SEXY XENOMORPH MUSIC VIDEO! Polls close at the end of the month, so register your opinion now!Wikipedia page for Black AdamMovies recommended in this episode:The Intern<a
14/01/20231 hour 50 minutes 44 seconds
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FH Mini 71 - '22 in Review

Hope you're ready for a "mini" that's as long as one of our regular episodes! With the new year just beginning, Dan, Stuart, and Elliott look back and discuss their top movies of 2022 (with the caveat that none of us has the time to see everything in the "best of '22 conversation), and also branch out to some other highlights and lowlights of the year in film.
07/01/20231 hour 31 minutes 5 seconds
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Ep.# 386 - The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, with Alonso Duralde

Mr. Christmas himself, Alonso Duralde, of many other podcasts, returns to dissect the third, and most narratively sweaty, of the Santa Clause trilogy, "The Escape Clause." Also, if you're wondering who stole Cagemas, Dan says a few words about it. Let's not say "goodbye" let's just say "congratulations, Mr. Cage, on paying off your castles."Wikipedia page for The Santa Clause 3Movies recommended in this episode:Adult Swim Yule Log<a href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt15528292/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0"
31/12/20221 hour 45 minutes 21 seconds
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FH Mini 70 - Xmas Movies?

What even is a Christmas movie anyway?
24/12/202248 minutes 37 seconds
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Episode #385 - Amsterdam

Stick an Academy Award-nominated director with three of the most acclaimed actors currently working and an absolutely berzerk cavalcade of supporting stars and the resulting movie's gotta be fantastic, right? Right? We test that theory with a viewing of the wildly critically-mixed (at best) Amsterdam. One of us kinda liked it. The others ridicule it extensively. It's all good fun.Wikipedia page for AmsterdamMovies recommended in this episode:Rolling ThunderDouble LoverFruit of ParadiseEver tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping. </
17/12/20221 hour 56 minutes 40 seconds
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FH Mini #69 - Gnome Named Gnorm Gnews, with Parker Bennett

You remember Flop House superstar, Parker Bennett, right? He co-wrote the legendarily strange Super Mario Bros, and we talked to him about his experiences with that movie in FH Mini 39. Well, he heard us mention A Gnome Named Gnorm in our recent mini with Griffin Newman and dropped us a line to reveal he and his partner did some punch-up on everyone's favorite buddy comedy starring a horrific gnome and Anthony Michael Hall. So he's back to share more tales of his fascinating career!Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Fre
10/12/20221 hour 3 minutes 12 seconds
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Ep. #384 - Marmaduke (2022)

Wait didn't we do this movie before? Don't be ridiculous. That was Marmaduke (2010) this is Marmaduke (2022). How could you possibly have mixed that up? Anyway, this ain't your daddy's Marmaduke, provided you have a very young daddy (in the case of the previous film) or a very old daddy (who loves the comic). This is the animated one for Netflix, with Pete Davidson as the titular Duke of Marma. Does it make the previous one look like the Citizen Kane of Marmaduke films? Kinda!Also, for those wishing to enter the SEXY XENOMORPH VIDEO CONTEST, here is a direct link to the isolated song file for the song of the winter, Sexy Xenomorph. Contest rules can be found down below, if you prefer reading them with your eye-holes over hearing them with your ear-holes.<a href="https
03/12/20221 hour 40 minutes 15 seconds
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FH Mini 68 - Oops All Nuts

Dan leads us on a tour of nut movies. It kind of makes sense when you listen to it.
26/11/202239 minutes 26 seconds
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Ep #383 - The Munsters, with Kevin Maher

Kevin Maher, our old friend, host of Kevin Geeks Out, and author of the new book Santa Doesn't Need Your Help (with illustrations by New Yorker cartoonist Joe Dator) joins us to discuss the straight-to-Netflix film reboot of the old sitcom, The Munsters. And who better to direct this comedy film, than Rob Zombie, the rocker-turned-director known for his... light comic touch?Also, for those wishing to enter the SEXY XENOMORPH VIDEO CONTEST, here is a direct link to the isolated song file for the song of the winter, Sexy Xenomorph. Contest rules can be found down below, if you prefer reading them wit
19/11/20221 hour 55 minutes 6 seconds
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FH Mini 67 - Newmania! with Griffin Newman

We invite Griffin Newman (of Blank Check fame) on for a mini with an excess of premises. Is it about Griffin addressing the nation? Is it a pop quiz? Is it a quiz GAME? Is it about A Gnome Named Gnorm? Is it another of Stu's Flop House spinoffs in his increasingly large Flop Podcastic Universe? Who knows? The important thing is, WE had fun.Watch Griffin as an animated chipmunk in the upcoming Disney+ movie, Disenchanted!Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.
12/11/20221 hour 7 minutes 9 seconds
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Ep. #382 - Aline

On this episode, we discuss Aline, the movie about a French Canadian diva who becomes wildly popular, marries her manager, plays Vegas, and sings My Heart Will Go On from the film Titanic, but is NOT Celine Dion. She's Aline. ALINE. Oh, and also she has an adult face on a kid's body. Y'know. Aline.Wikipedia page for AlineMovies recommended in this episode:Paganini HorrorDecision to LeaveAfter LifeEver tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping. 
05/11/20221 hour 39 minutes 9 seconds
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FH Mini 66 - The Peach Pit After Dark

Stuart invites Elliott and Dan onto The Peach Pit After Dark, an after show discussing the popular Flop House after show "The Peach Pit"Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.
29/10/202248 minutes 31 seconds
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Ep. #381 - Countdown (2019)

We talk about Countdown, the film about a killer app. Imagine the terror of ordering what you think will be a delicious plate of mozzarella sticks only to have them viciously... what? It's the OTHER type of app? Aw man. An Internet-based horror movie? Those are never good? Will this one break the curse?Wikipedia page for CountdownMovies recommended in this episode:TárEl SurThe Innocents
22/10/20221 hour 25 minutes 41 seconds
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FH Mini 65 - The Goofs About Charlie

Elliott ranks his top eleven Charlies from cinema, and the others discuss. Why? It kind of makes sense if you listen. But not really.Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.
15/10/202250 minutes 55 seconds
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Ep #380 - Orphan: First Kill, with Hallie Haglund

The star of the show, Hallie Haglund, returns to talk about ANOTHER adorable moppet, that incorrigible, family-killin' Esther, who's back 13 years later, for a prequel, where she's even younger! A big swing, fer shure -- does the inaccurately-named Orphan: First Kill pull it off? Find out in the first episode of SHOCKTOBER 2022!Wikipedia page for Orphan: First KillMovies recommended in this episode:Creating Rem LezarThe Woman KingPassing<a href="https://www.imdb.co
08/10/20221 hour 48 minutes 10 seconds
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FH Mini 64 - Goofs Only 90s Kids Will Remember

Dan brings back his popular IMDb Goofs game to challenge Elliott and Stu on their 90s knowledge.Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.
01/10/202230 minutes 54 seconds
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Ep. #379 - Pinocchio: A True Story

For our second and final Smalltember(vember?) show of 2022, we talk Pinocchio. No, not that one. Not that one either. The Russian one with Pauly Shore. Is that a thing that exists, and not just some weird chain of words we strung together? Apparently! We watched it, so unless it was a collective bi-coastal hallucination, it's real! And we had to watch it, so now you have to listen!Movies recommended in this episode:BarbarianSaloumThe Lady Vanishes
24/09/20221 hour 24 minutes 56 seconds
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FH Mini 63 - The Peach Pit

Stuart welcomes Dan and Elliott to "The Pitch Pit," his Flop House after-show, which is definitely a long-running podcast and not just something he made up for this mini. Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.
17/09/202231 minutes 5 seconds
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Episode #378 - Amityville in Space

Even though the last few years may have made everyone feel unstuck in time, there are still some things you can depend on -- namely that, come the fall, Dan and Elliott will argue about whether it's Smalltember or Smallvember. Anywhooo, we kick off the smallest time of year with Amityville in Space, the movie that dares ask the question "What if Amityville... but in space?"Movies recommended in this episode:ResurrectionBodies Bodies BodiesThe GangsterEver tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.
10/09/20221 hour 30 minutes 34 seconds
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FH Mini 62- The Long-Awaited Wedding Episode

Elliott finally makes honest men of Dan and Stu, by quizzing them about movie marriages.Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.
03/09/202254 minutes 54 seconds
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Episode #377 - The Gray Man

Netflix sure loves to make movies that sit on their home screen for a week or so and then no one talks about again, huh? At least it gave the directors a chance to insult movie theaters. Anyway, we talked about their latest "hit" The Gray Man.Wikipedia entry for The Gray ManMovies recommended in this episode:Lilo & StitchThe Man Who Could Work MiraclesNopeEver tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.
27/08/20221 hour 36 minutes 32 seconds
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FH Min 61 - Aquatic 80's

In which Dan's premise is very silly. Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.
20/08/202244 minutes 36 seconds
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EPISODE #376 – Morbius, LIVE!

Covid has kept us from in-person live shows for more than two years, but last weekend we made our triumphant return at The Bell House in Brooklyn, and we hope to line up more soonish (in addition to keeping the odd streaming show)! What could possibly live up to that event status? Uh... how about a LIVING VAMPIRE? We discuss Morbius! Fangs to all who came out in person!Wikipedia entry for MorbiusEver tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.
13/08/20221 hour 29 minutes 47 seconds
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FH Mini 60 - StuStu's Podcast Adventure

Stuart tries to explain JoJo's Bizarre Adventure to Dan and Elliott. Are they more confused afterward than they were at the beginning? Perhaps! Thank you to Policygenius for their sponsorship.
06/08/20221 hour 14 minutes 21 seconds
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Episode #375 - Short Circuit 2, with Ben Hosley

Episode 375 is ALIVE! We keep raiding Blank Check for some of our finest guest stars, which is why it was only a matter of time before we'd add "America's finest film critic," Ben Hosley, to that list. And Ben asked if he could do "that stupid robot movie from the 80's," and following a brief round of "Is THIS the Film?, Dan figured out that Ben was asking for Short Circuit 2. Thus it twas spake. Thus it came to pass.Wikipedia entry for Short Circuit 2Movies recommended in this episodeThe CatThe CounselorRRRAssassin's
30/07/20222 hours 13 minutes 6 seconds
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FH Mini 59 - Missed That Movie: Virtual Obsession

It may SOUND like a Cinemax film from the 90s, but Virtual Obsession was actually a 3-hour ABC television EVENT, starring Peter "Caterpillar Brow" Gallagher, Mimi Rogers, and Bridgette Wilson, and directed by Mick "I Know Stephen King" Garris. Will Dan be able to convince Stu and Elliott that they're sad they missed it?Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.
23/07/202250 minutes 16 seconds
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Episode #374 - Firestarter (2022)

Somehow one of the most boring movies we've EVER covered on the show + Dan recovering from Covid-19 = an especially raucous episode of The Flop House. We suddenly remembered that we could watch horror movies during months that AREN'T October, so we decided to make the ultimate sacrifice to watch Firestarter -- we signed up for Peacock. Did we regret it? Listen to find out!Wikipedia entry for FirestarterMovies recommended in this episodeNanny McPheeFire IslandThrough a Glass Darkly
16/07/20221 hour 21 minutes 59 seconds
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FH Mini 58 - Fourth Majure

We may not love the direction the country is headed right now, but at least the recent Independence Day holiday inspired this hilarious game from Elliott!
09/07/202245 minutes 51 seconds
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Episode #373 - Death on the Nile

The Mixed-Review House rolls on with Kenneth Branagh's second outing as Hercule Poirot, Death on the Nile. It's a character he seems committed to playing, despite seemingly having no particular understanding or affinity for the source material. But hey, at least he's keeping the CGI pyramids industry in business!Wikipedia entry for Death On the NileMovies recommended in this episodeMad GodMiami ViceHorror Express
02/07/20221 hour 39 minutes 28 seconds
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FH Mini 57 - The House House

Dan's back in the driver's seat for this mini, and he challenges Elliott and Stu to a game so insidious, it almost breaks the podcast.Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.
25/06/202245 minutes 10 seconds
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Ep. #372 - Old

Despite its relative financial success and reviews that are more "mixed" than bad, M. Night Shyamalan has become such a FH all-star, that we had to check out Old: The Beach that Olds People. (As Dan is fond of saying, "Don't get hung up on our name.") Unsurprisingly, it gave us a ton to chew on. Please don't be mad at us just cause we don't think it's a masterpiece, Blank Check buddies. Maybe y'all should skip this one. Everyone else in the world -- enjoy!Wikipedia entry for OldMovies recommended in this episodeCrimes of the FutureBrotherhood of the WolfMädchen in UniformEver tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.c
18/06/20221 hour 36 minutes 51 seconds
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FH Mini 56 - Missed That Movie! Night of the Juggler

Elliott takes us on another journey through a movie ONE of us have seen, but the others haven't -- in this case, the gritty crime thriller Night of the Juggler, a movie completely devoid of juggling.Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.
11/06/20221 hour 14 seconds
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Ep.#371 - The King's Daughter

What's this? An IN-PERSON episode? That's right! Elliott was in town to officiate a wedding, so we took a little time to get together in person and record an episode for y'all. And what movie did we pick for such a special occasion? How about something that showed up on basically every "worst movies" list of last year -- something that sat on the shelf for half a decade and has been in development for 4x that? You guessed it! We tackled Pierce Brosnan's Wig Party aka The King's Daughter!Wikipedia entry for The King's DaughterMovies recommended in this episodeBoardinghouseThe OutlawsNight NurseEver tried Microdosin
04/06/20221 hour 22 minutes 51 seconds
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FH Mini 55 - The Fruit Group, with Chris Weitz

In which Stuart wastes the time of his friends and an Academy Award-nominated filmmaker by asking us all about our favorite fruits, a food Elliott hates.
28/05/20221 hour 16 minutes 15 seconds
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Ep. #370 - Moonfall

Let the moon faaaallll / when it crumbuuuules / we will watch iiiiit / and all make fun together! Slight hangovers on two of the Flop Boyz (tm) aren't enough to dampen the fun of the profoundly stupid Moonfall, a movie about a falling moon.Wikipedia entry for MoonfallMovies recommended in this episodeDelta Space MissionDrive My CarA Field in EnglandThank you to Lumi Labs and microdose gummies for sponsoring our show. Microdose.com
21/05/20221 hour 56 minutes 52 seconds
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FH Mini 54 - Happy Belated Mother's Day

Elliott surprises Dan and Stu with a series of impromptu debate prompts, forcing his co-hosts to argue for the cinema mothers they'd most like to have as moms.
14/05/202256 minutes
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Ep. #369 - Venom: Let There Be Carnage

The Carnage that was teased at the end of Venom has arrived, albeit with much straighter, non-Ronald McDonald looking hair on Woody Harrelson's head. Cowards. But that's the ONLY part of Venom: Let There Be Carnage that's less goofy than the first one. Hear us dissect this movie like a symbiote eating a human head.Also, while Max Fun Drive is officially over, there's a weekend amnesty where you can get all the listener thank-yous and such. So this is officially-unofficially our last drive episode. If you can't afford it right now, that's totally fine -- this message is not for you. But if you enjoy the show, and you have the means, consider supporting this podcast and a whole network of great artists over at maximumfun.
07/05/20221 hour 40 minutes 45 seconds
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Ep. #368 - The War with Grandpa, with Griffin McElroy

What's this? A BONUS full episode in honor of Max Fun Drive? That's right! It's the Max Fun crossover event of the year! Griffin McElroy has already been a part of one amazing podcast about The War With Grandpa, over on sister Max Fun podcast My Brother My Brother and Me, and that was without even seeing the movie! What will he think now that he's seen it? We had such a fun time talking with him about this bonkers movie, and we hope you'll have just as much fun listening.And if you love this, or the other stuff we do, consider supporting the show over at maximumfun.org/join. Listener support is what keeps the show coming week after week, and we're grateful that the
30/04/20221 hour 58 minutes 37 seconds
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Ep #367 - The Adam Project

Weirdly, a constantly-wisecracking Ryan Reynolds isn't less irritating when you add a child version of him making the same smug jokes. Are Netflix's widely-reported woes because they churn out dreck like The Adam Project? The world may never know!Wikipedia entry for The Adam ProjectMovies recommended in this episode:Everything Everywhere All at OnceAkiraFighting Elegy
23/04/20221 hour 49 minutes 33 seconds
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FH Mini 53 - Prolific Pals

Fiendish gamemaster Dan returns to quiz the other Peaches on some of the hardest working men in showbiz. Things start goofy and only get goofier when Dan realizes how bad he is at counting.Thank you to our sponsor — microdose gummies from Lumi Labs
16/04/202243 minutes 23 seconds
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Ep. #366 - Deep Water

The erotic thriller is back, baybee! Sure, it has more Ben Affleck gazing lovingly at snails than it used to, but you gotta expect that kind of wear and tear after leaving it in the garage for a couple of decades. This week, the peaches take on Adrian Lyne's direct-to-Hulu cuckold murder-stravaganza Deep Water.Wikipedia entry for Deep WaterMovies recommended in this episode:Video Diary of a Lost Girl -- If you want to be added to the mailing list for future screenings/ways to see, message the director through her instagram.Perfect BlueI Was a Simple Man
09/04/20221 hour 46 minutes
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FH Mini 52 - Oscars Roundup 2022

Our Oscars chat is back, baybee! America may have stopped watching, but we're still here!Thank you to our sponsor — microdose gummies from Lumi Labs
02/04/202252 minutes 42 seconds
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Episode #365 - Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Jason Reitman gives Ghostbusters back to the FANS, MAAAAAN! By giving them what they want -- a comedy without jokes! We're not sure what Ghostbusters: Afterlife is, but it's sure not a Ghostbusters movie, which is weird, considering it spends every waking moment trying to elbow you in the ribs with references to Ghostbusters.Wikipedia entry for Ghostbusters: AfterlifeMovies recommended in this episode:Turning RedShiva BabyBack Street
26/03/20221 hour 44 minutes 57 seconds
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FH Mini 51 - Talkin' Toys with T'Elliott

In honor of our Masters of the Universe streaming show (tonight, 3/19 - tickets still available now & for another week!) Elliott takes us on a very silly tour through some of his favorite movie toy tie-ins.Thank you to our sponsor — microdose gummies from Lumi Labs.
19/03/202250 minutes 42 seconds
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Episode #364 - Bliss, with Chuck Bryant

The always affable and delightful Charles Wayne "Chuck" Bryant of the blockbuster-huge Stuff You Should Know podcast joins us to talk about the very odd Bliss, from Amazon Studios, a "what if The Matrix was not-so-secretly Requiem for a Dream" freakout, starring Owen Wilson and Salma Hayek in a series of silly hats.Wikipedia entry for BlissMovies recommended in this episode:Near DarkOslo, August 31stSwoonFive Corners
12/03/20221 hour 43 minutes 11 seconds
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Bracket Feed Drop - SEMIFINALS

We're in the endgame now, people.
10/03/20224 minutes 11 seconds
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FH Mini 50 - Tuboy Talkin' Tube for Teens to 2 Two Dudes Tonight, That’s Right, with Alex Smith

Stu returns to his smash hit mini format, to discuss the hit show about teens and drugs that everyone's talking about.
05/03/20221 hour 9 minutes 13 seconds
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Feed Drop - FH Commentary Bracket, Round Two

Update on who's winning the bracket for our bonus commentary!
04/03/20222 minutes 10 seconds
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Ep. #363 - Being the Ricardos, with Alison Rosen

We've got a new best friend, and it's Alison Rosen! She drops by to discuss the Oscar-nominated Being the Ricardos, a movie that expresses Aaron Sorkin's deep and not at all bizarre understanding of how TV comedy works, and how it's the most solemn, earth-shaking thing that could ever exist, filled with people staring very seriously at jokes until their genius strikes them and they spew an impeccably-worded monologue about someone slipping on bananas, or whatever.Wikipedia entry for Being the RicardosMovies recommended in this episode:Jackass ForeverThe Card Counter
26/02/20221 hour 57 minutes 15 seconds
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Feed Drop - FH Commentary Bracket, Round One

Who's winning in our brackets? Find out here, without even having to check Twitter!
25/02/20226 minutes 45 seconds
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FH Mini 49 - YOU Choose a Commentary

We're going to do something a little different for this year's Maximum Fun donors exclusive bonus episode -- our first full-length movie commentary! And we're going to let YOU pick which of our previously-discussed Flop House faves we're recording a commentary for!We've put together a bracket, and starting on Monday, and going for four weeks in total, we'll be running Twitter polls at @theflophousepod to determine which fan-favorite movie will be revisited!But fear not! Even if you're NOT a MaxFun member, this episode is a lot of fun, with highlight clips from a bunch of our best episodes, our current thoughts on the bracket matchups, and the three of us in silly high spirits... Although, c'mon, if you're not a member by now, don't you think this year's upcoming drive (dates still under wraps) is the time to change that?Thank you to our sponsor, <a href="https://lumigummi
19/02/202248 minutes 11 seconds
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Ep. #362 - Dungeons & Dragons, with Adam Rex

We're joined by bestselling children's book author and illustrator Adam Rex, to discuss the misbegotten Dungeons & Dragons movie from 2000. What does he know about D&D, oh, we dunno... just that he was an illustrator for a little book called... THE MONSTER MANUAL (3rd edition)? Ever heard of it? (...plus a ton of other D&D manuals, Magic the Gathering cards, and other role playing and fantasy games). Join us as we point our magic missles at this magic misfire.Wikipedia entry for Dungeons & DragonsMovies recommended in this episode:Inherent ViceThe Last Duel<a href="https://www.imdb.co
12/02/20222 hours 16 minutes 47 seconds
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FH Mini 48 - A Trip Down Memory Lane with Nukie, featuring Erik Marcisak

We're joined by Erik Marcisak, the man who holds a hallowed place in Flop House history, as the man who introduced Dan and Elliott to one another. We reminisce with Erik about the old days, doing shows in his tiny comedy theater; then we segue into a discussion of Nukie, one of the bad movies that bonded him with Elliott; and wrap up with Erik subtly hijacking the show to interview us for a little bit.
05/02/202251 minutes 58 seconds
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Ep. #361 - Accidental Love, with Matthew Silverstein and Dave Jeser

Here's a new one -- two of the credited writers of Accidental Love (aka "Nailed," the movie that went through so many production issues that director David O. Russell asked for his name to be removed) actually PITCHED their own movie to us to cover. That's right, Elliott's colleagues, Matt Silverstein and Dave Jeser, join us to discuss this legendarily troubled film, and they seem just as baffled as anyone about it!Wikipedia entry for Accidental LoveMovies recommended in this episode:TenebraeRed RocketDevil in a Blue Dress<a href="https://www.imdb.com/ti
29/01/20221 hour 44 minutes 46 seconds
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FH Mini 47 - The Netflix RomCom Cinematic Universe, with Scott Meslow

Scott Meslow, author of the soon-to-be-released (Feb 1st!) book "From Hollywood With Love: The Rise and Fall (and Rise Again) of the Romantic Comedy," joins us to explain the surprising interconnectedness of Netflix's holiday romcom offerings.Praise for Scott's book:“From Hollywood With Love gives rom-coms the analysis and respect they finally deserve, especially since part of the snobbery around them is rooted in misogyny.”-Rachel Bloom, comedian, actress, and writer
22/01/202248 minutes 34 seconds
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Ep. #360 - House of Gucci, with Audrey Lazaro

Up until now, Audrey has been like one of those sitcom characters who's oft-referenced, but remains unseen, but now it's time for her to take the spotlight! Did we mention that Dan married her in November? Mazel tov, etc. And for such a joyous occasion the boys have given themselves a break by watching a movie that many people have goofed on, but they were all pretty sure they'd actually enjoy -- Lady Gaga's accent extravaganza, House of Gucci!Wikipedia entry for House of GucciMovies recommended in this episode:The French DispatchI'm Not ScaredThe Power of the Dog 
15/01/20222 hours 15 minutes 13 seconds
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FH Mini 46 - Missed that Movie! Georgia Rule, with Jordan Crucchiola

Author and host of Max Fun's very own Feeling Seen podcast, Jordan Crucchiola, joins us to talk about Georgia Rule, the film she claims has the largest discrepancy between what the viewer expects the movie to be and what it actually is.CONTENT WARNING: includes references to sexual assault, a surprising element in the film's plot that certainly took us off guard, so we don't want you to have to experience the same surprise, if you're not up for it.
08/01/202254 minutes 4 seconds
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Ep. #359 - Dear Evan Hansen, with Sharlene Wellington

In what has become a mini-tradition, we kick off the new year with an examination of last year's biggest musical flop. Unfortunately this one has a lot fewer cats and a lot more lying to a grieving family, and it's called Dear Evan Hansen. Joining us for the discussion is noted bar owner, Stuart wife, and DEH-on-Broadway-hater, Sharlene Wellington!Wikipedia entry for Dear Evan HansenMovies recommended in this episode:Nightmare AlleyHouse of GucciThe Worst Person in the World<a href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0142001
01/01/20221 hour 52 minutes 48 seconds
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FH Mini 45 - Live from Elliott's 40th

Merry Christmas to those who celebrate! Here's our gift to you -- a mini recorded LIVE from another special occasion: Elliott's birthday weekend!Before Omicron showed up to shut things down again, Dan and Stu and fam flew out to Los Angeles, to a beautiful house Elliott's wife had rented for the occasion, to celebrate four decades of that talkative special guy, Elliott Charles Kalan! We talk about growing older and being adults, but with jokes. With cameos from whomever happened to be around for his birthday! 
25/12/202130 minutes 45 seconds
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Ep. #358 - Grand Isle

Is it Cagemas already? Seems like it comes earlier every year. At any rate, Saint Nicolas Cage has left us something awfully spicy beneath the tree this year. It's a giant slice of deep-fried southern ham, with big performances from Cage, KaDee Strickland, and Money Plane's Kelsey Grammer. Dare you join us for a visit to Grand Isle?Wikipedia entry for Grand IsleMovies recommended in this episode:CopshopThe FableThe Fable: The Killer Who Doesn't KillMalcolm X
18/12/20211 hour 37 minutes 13 seconds
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FH Mini 44 - FlopTails, Part 2, with Zhubin Parang

When last we left our doggie heroes, they had made their way inside the house, and thus far managed to protect the adorable kitten, Cutiepie -- but they STILL haven't scored any of that delicious chili, and their antics continue to threaten the farmer's daughter's wedding day. What will happen?!? Give a listen and see!(If you want to listen to the previous FlopTales RPG adventures, consider becoming a MaxFun member, and checking out the bonus feed!)
11/12/202156 minutes 59 seconds
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Ep. #357 - Santa Claus: The Movie, with Alonso Duralde

The jolly bearded man himself, Alonso Duralde, writer of Have Yourself a Movie Little Christmas and co-host of Max Fun's own Maximum Film, as well as many, many other things, joins us to talk about the LEGENDARILY strange 1985 would-be Christmas blockbuster Santa Claus: The Movie, along with the usual
04/12/20211 hour 31 minutes 45 seconds
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FH Mini 43 - FlopTails Part 1, with Zhubin Parang

Stuart leads Dan, Elliott, and friend of flop Zhubin Parang in part one (of two) of a short role-playing game. Listeners may already be familiar with the Hogsbottom Three from our appearance on The Adventure Zone, or from bonus episodes only available on the Maximum Fun member feed. (If you want to listen to the latter, consider becoming a MaxFun member!) This adventure is kind of like those, except what if our characters were cartoon dogs?
27/11/202149 minutes 17 seconds
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Ep. #356 - The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee, with Ben Harrison

Hey, remember Crocodile Dundee? Remember him? Croc? Ol' Mick Dundee? Remember? Crocodile? Crocky D? Anyone? Well, The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee is about how no one remembers Crocodile Dundee star Paul Hogan, and he's also somehow the most important star in Hollywood. Take this strange journey with us, and with our delightful guest Ben Harrison, of The Greatest Generation.Wikipedia entry for The Very Excellent Mr. DundeeMovies recommended in this episode:Last Night in SohoRiders of Justice<a href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt12618926/
20/11/20211 hour 45 minutes 58 seconds
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FH Mini #42 - Elliott Explains Adam Warlock

Elliott ACTUALLY explains Adam Warlock.
13/11/20211 hour 10 minutes 40 seconds
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Ep. #355 - Breaking News in Yuba County

Here we are in No-vember, best known for having "no" theme. And we kick the month off with one of the most star-studded movies that absolutely made no cultural footprint whatsoever that you could hope to see -- Breaking News in Yuba County.Wikipedia entry for Breaking News in Yuba CountyMovies recommended in this episode:Primal RageTitaneNew York NinjaDear Comrades
06/11/20211 hour 24 minutes 44 seconds
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FH Mini 41 - If it Ain't Brokaw Dune Fix It

Elliott talks to us about Adam Warlock.
30/10/202142 minutes 9 seconds
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Ep. #354 - The Unholy, with Gillian Flynn

We're joined for a second Shocktober by Edgar Award-winning bestselling author, screenwriter, and secret bad movie fan Gillian Flynn, to discuss The Unholy, a horror movie about a Three's Company-level name misunderstanding.Paste https://feeds.simplecast.com/EOAFriME into iTunes (or your favorite podcatching software) to have new episodes of The Flop House delivered to you directly, as they’re released.Wikipedia entry for The UnholyMovies recommended in this episode:Grizzly II: RevengeDead & BuriedPig<a href="https://www.imdb.com/tit
23/10/20211 hour 59 minutes 12 seconds
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Technical Note / Episode Correction

Those who woke up early this morning got the wrong episode -- due to a glitch, Dan ended up with a duplicate of an old file on his desktop, and that old episode is what he accidentally uploaded. This is just a note to let you know that if you delete the old file, and re-download today's episode, you will get the proper version of Episode #354 – The Unholy, with Gillian Flynn. It's a great episode that we're really excited about, so we'd hate for you to miss it! Thank you for bearing with us!
23/10/20211 minute 20 seconds
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FH Mini 40 - TuBoy Talkin' Tube to 2 Dudes Tonight, That's Right 2

Stuart's most ostentatiously-named mini format makes a triumphant return, as he talks to us about the Emmys, and current TV in general.
16/10/202144 minutes 13 seconds
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Ep. #353 - The Turning, with Hallie Haglund

The star of the show has returned, to answer all of our questions about ghost-sightings, but also to discuss the somehow both boring and wild adaptation of Henry James's The Turn of the Screw, The Turning.Learn more about Max Fun's Block Party here!Wikipedia entry for The TurningMovies recommended in this episode:The FlyTo Live and Die in L.A.BreakdownWe Need to Talk About Kevin
09/10/20211 hour 26 minutes 2 seconds
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FH Mini 39 - We Talk to a Super Mario Bros. Screenwriter

The Super Mario Bros. live show had a thrilling, good-humored, and completely unexpected special guest in Parker Bennett, one of the film's (many) writers, who showed up in the chat purely to enjoy the show, but was happy to join us for a few minutes to talk about his experience making the movie.Time constraints prevented us from talking to him as long as we'd like, so we decided to have him on a minisode, where he could dish about the behind-the-scenes details at greater length.A NOTE: since we usually release all our podcast episodes on Saturdays, but access to the SMB live show was scheduled to end at midnight this Sunday, we decided to release this mini a little early, AND also extend the live show one more day (till midnight on Monday, 10/4), so that anyone listening who's curious for more Super Mario Bros. shenanigans could still get a chance to see the show.<p
30/09/202150 minutes
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Ep. #352 - Black Easter

Smalltember concludes with a doozy: Black Easter (previously titled Assassin 33 AD, in a slightly different edit) -- the movie that dares ask "What if someone killed Jesus? ...But not like, the people who ORIGINALLY killed Jesus. What if they were TIME TRAVELING MUSLIMS?"Content warning for all sorts of islamophobic and religious stuff, but honestly, this movie is WAY too silly for much of it to land. Mostly it makes for some great Flop Housing.The streaming LIVE SHOW is TONIGHT!!! — Tune in to watch us discuss the “classic” 1993 flop Super Mario Bros., do a few presentations, take a few questions, and other assorted nonsense! Tickets $10!Wikipedia entry for Black Easter... does not exist!</p
25/09/20211 hour 59 minutes 20 seconds
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FH Mini 38 - The Movies That Didn't Make Us

Dan the infernal gamemaster returns to quiz Elliott and Stu on big Hollywood movies that the world has mostly forgotten.
18/09/202131 minutes 54 seconds
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Ep. #351 - Andy the Talking Hedgehog, with Jamelle Bouie

America's foremost hedgehog expert, Jamelle Bouie, returns to usher in Smalltember (vember) 2021, with our discussion of the make-work project for Dean Cain and Tara Reid, Andy the Talking Hedgehog.LIVE SHOW ALERT! — We’ll be doing another streaming live show, delivered directly to your computers or whatever you use for these things! Tune in on to watch us discuss the “classic” 1993 flop Super Mario Bros., do a few presentations, take a few questions via Twitter, and other assorted nonsense! Tickets are a mere $10! Hooray!Wikipedia entry for Andy the Talking Hedgehog
11/09/20211 hour 45 minutes 19 seconds
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FH Mini #37 - 8-Bit Flop House

Elliott asks Stu and Dan questions about video game movies in the form of a retro video game of the mind. Don't worry; it makes sense when you listen. Mostly. And if you want more talk about video game movies, get tickets for our streaming live show about Super Mario Bros. by clicking HERE!Extra thanks this week to our producer and musical genius Alex Smith for the video game soundscape, and the 8-bit Flop House theme!Thank you to Lumi Labs for sponsoring this episode, along with all you wonderful Max Fun members! 
04/09/202159 minutes 8 seconds
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Ep.%350 - The Boss Baby: Family Business, with Sammy Kalan

If the boss baby from The Boss Baby: Family Business can enlist her family for their wacky adventures, then why can't Elliott make this a little more interesting by turning the podcast into his own little family business? His eldest son, Sammy, joins us for the movie discussion portion of the show!LIVE SHOW ALERT! — We’ll be doing another streaming live show, delivered directly to your computers or whatever you use for these things! Tune in on to watch us discuss the “classic” 1993 flop Super Mario Bros., do a few presentations, take a few questions via Twitter, and other assorted nonsense! Tickets are a mere $10! Hooray!Wikipedia entry for The Boss Baby: Family BusinessMovies recommended in this episode:
28/08/20211 hour 59 minutes 43 seconds
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FH Mini 36 - Let's Get Quizzical

Stuart asks his friends a bunch of questions about themselves, and Dan and Elliott answer surprisingly sincerely. But don't worry-- there are still jokes.
21/08/202155 minutes 18 seconds
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Ep. #349 - Space Jam: A New Legacy

Look, you didn't think we were gonna let this one go by, did you? Does Space Jam: A New Legacy live down to the legacy of the original Space Jam, a film inexplicably loved by millennials everywhere? Or does it (gasp) manage to go even lower?ALSO: LIVE SHOW ALERT! -- We'll be doing another streaming live show, delivered directly to your computers or whatever you use for these things! Tune in on to watch us discuss the "classic" 1993 flop Super Mario Bros., do a few presentations, take a few questions via Twitter, and other assorted nonsense! Tickets are a mere $10! Hooray!ALSO ALSO: Today is the Flop House's birthday! We don't mention it on the show, but the day this is released is FOURTEEN YEARS to the day from when we put out our first episode! Pretty amazing, and per
14/08/20212 hours 3 minutes 24 seconds
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FLOP HOUSE LIVE SHOW ANNOUNCEMENT

https://theflophouse.simpletix.com/We're coming at you live with another ticketed online show! We’ll be discussing 1993's SUPER MARIO BROS., the film that fulfilled Dennis Hopper's destiny of playing an evil dinosaur king, as well as bringing you exclusive-to-this-show PowerPoint presentations, audience polls, and a live Q&A "Ask the Floppers" session at the end. Chat with your fellow floppers as we ramble on about nonsense and, occasionally, talk about Super Mario Bros. Good-bad?  Bad-bad? Or a movie you kinda pipe?Immediately after purchasing your ticket, you'll receive a confirmation e-mail from SimpleTix with your personal link to join the live show.Your ticket purchase also gets you access to a video recording of the live show for a whole week afterward, so you'll be able to watch the entire show even
10/08/20213 minutes 7 seconds
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FH Mini 35 - Moflopoly

Dan challenges the others to a game he's invented that has absolutely nothing to do with Monopoly, and everything to do with how quickly we forget the dreck we watch for this podcast.
07/08/202138 minutes 52 seconds
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Ep. #348 - Jiu Jitsu, with Jordan Morris

It's Cagemas in July! The second-cagiest time of year! So we invited Jordan Morris, creator of the Bubble podcast (available on Maximum Fun) and co-writer of the brand new Bubble graphic novel to come by and discuss the "aliens really like a good martial arts fight" action movie Jiu Jitsu, with a delightful turn by Mr. Cage as a wacky Yoda-like character.Wikipedia entry for Jiu JitsuMovies recommended in this episode:The Fear Street Trilogy<a href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt00
31/07/20211 hour 43 minutes 21 seconds
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FH Mini 34 - Missed That Movie: Invitation to Hell

While we're sad to say goodbye to beloved Producer Jordan, we're happy to welcome Producer Alex, as he drops by to tell us about a forgotten TV movie from horror icon Wes Craven, Invitation to Hell!
24/07/20211 hour 32 minutes 46 seconds
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Ep. #347 - Me You Madness, with Hallie Haglund

We'll level with all of you -- we ALSO prefer Hallie Haglund, and are at our happiest when she comes by to join us for some film talk. So we had to pick an extra-special movie to mark the occasion. And hoo boy. That movie? The wife of former Trump treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin and controversial figure in her own right, Louise Linton's vanity project (as writer, director, producer, and star) Me You Madness. It's the movie that asks "if I make fun of myself REALLY HARD, then you're not allowed to make fun of me anymore, right?"Wikipedia entry for Me You MadnessMovies recommended in this episode:<a href="https://www.imd
17/07/20211 hour 46 minutes 56 seconds
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FH Mini 33 - Elliott Explains The Eternals

With Black Widow in theaters this week, we talk about the Marvel property everyone's talking about! The Eternals! Elliott attempts to answer the important question: What's their deal?
10/07/202154 minutes 52 seconds
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Ep. #346 - Locked Down

Whaaat? Our second Doug Liman movie in so many episodes? It's certainly hard to give Locked Down as much shit as we gave Chaos Walking -- especially when it co-stars Elliott's old flame Annie. Anyway, we hope you enjoy our usual shenanigans. Life seems to be looking up, right? Are we wrong?Wikipedia entry for Locked DownMovies recommended in this episode:The Neutral GroundThe Sparks BrothersThief
03/07/20211 hour 32 minutes 39 seconds
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FH 32 - The Underground Adventure

In the spirit of Stuart's tale about snakes, Dan shares some short fiction from his own childhood, filled with murder, moles, and an octopus with FANGS!
26/06/202129 minutes 17 seconds
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Ep. #345 - Chaos Walking

It's just back to the OP's this episode, for the discussion of the talent-packed, but passion-lite YA adaptation Chaos Walking, which honestly seems like a pretty heart-healthy way for Chaos to travel, but maybe it should check out public transit.Wikipedia entry for Chaos WalkingMovies recommended in this episode:PolyesterSeanceThe Joke
19/06/20211 hour 21 minutes 25 seconds
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FH Mini 31 - Stu Sees Saws

Stu's always asking if we'd like to play a game, so it was probably only a matter of time before he'd turn to the topic of Saw. He recently ran the series, and wants to talk to Dan and Elliott about it. And what would any Saw-related media be without a twist? In this case, a radical shift in the episode after the ads. We hope you enjoy!
12/06/202154 minutes 28 seconds
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Ep. #344 - Mortal Kombat, with Naomi Ekperigin and Andy Beckerman

Comedy couple Naomi Ekperigin and Andy Beckerman of the Couples' Therapy podcast, and performing/writing/starring in many wonderful things join us to discuss Mortal Kombat and also mortal-ity, given how sick Dan sounds in this one.Wikipedia entry for Mortal KombatMovies recommended in this episode:The Castle of CagliostroPlan BPicture SnatcherCan't Get You Out of My Head<a href="https://www.imdb.com/titl
05/06/20211 hour 56 minutes 57 seconds
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FH Mini 30 - The Sleuth About Cats and Dogs

In honor of Housebroken, the TV show that's kindly employed Mr. Elliott Kalan for part of this lousy quarantine (premiering 5/31 on Fox), Elliott quizzes the others about their preferences, to determine Dan and Stu's perfect pop culture pets
29/05/202150 minutes 17 seconds
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Ep. #343 - North, with Matt Singer

Editor of ScreenCrush, Matt Singer stops by The Flop House, and weirdly, he didn't want to talk about Gymkata. Instead, he forced us to experience North, the movie that Roger Ebert hated SO much that he named his book of bad movies after his review.Wikipedia entry for NorthMovies recommended in this episode:Out of the PastJakob's WifeThe Creamator<a href="https://
22/05/20211 hour 52 minutes 54 seconds
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FH Mini #29 - Ask Us Anything

For our Max Fun Drive-ending mini, Stu collected some of your most burning questions, and we did our best to answer. Things get VERY silly.Go to MaximumFun.org/join to become a Max Fun member!
15/05/202153 minutes 34 seconds
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Ep. #342 - The Country Bears

Hello everyone. We did The Country Bears. For you. THE COUNTRY BEARS. For YOU. It's PURE JOY. Pure joy for MAX FUN DRIVE 2021. If you have the inclination and the means, please become a member at maximumfun.org/join! We love you, listeners!Wikipedia entry for The Country Bears.Movies recommended in this episode:The Joining Max Fun Movie 2021
08/05/20211 hour 41 minutes 49 seconds
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FH Mini #28 - McCoy Boy Talking Tubi to Tu-Boy and NYU-Boy Tonight All Right

Dan the game-master is back with another of his infernal quizzes -- this one focused on the delightful trash-heap that is Tubi.
01/05/202143 minutes 1 second
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Ep. #341 - Godzilla vs. Kong, with Zander Cannon

From the dawn of time, humankind has dreamed of watching a giant lizard wrestle a big ape. Well, now humankind has Godzilla vs. Kong. Did it live up to our dreams? We enlisted the creator of Kaijumax, Zander Cannon, to help untangle our thoughts, as we spin along on this hollow Earth.BTW: we know we promised you the Dark Phoenix live episode on our Twitter and IG, but technical issues stood in the way (those technical issues are that Dan somehow lost the file). In the unlikely event anyone has a recording or a bootleg, get in touch!Wikipedia entry for Godzilla vs. Kong.Movies recommended in this episode:The Wolf House<a href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt00828
24/04/20212 hours 4 minutes 12 seconds
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FH Mini #27 - Video Games Killed the Movie Star

Stuart tells us about the Hitman video games and the associated movies. At least, we think that's what this one is about. Honestly, it takes us a while to stay on topic.
17/04/202129 minutes
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Ep. #340 - The Final Programme, with Joel Hodgson and Matt McGinnis

The prophecy has been fulfilled. The Flop House got to sit down and discuss a bad movie with the godfather of "bad movie comedy" as a genre, Joel Hodgson, as well as Matt McGinnis, who works with Joel on a little show you may know as Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return -- and they would like to return AGAIN -- this time beholden to no network -- so please check out their just-announced Kickstarter for all-new episodes of MST3K! ...but also please enjoy us trying to puzzle our way through the truly puzzling "mod superspy becomes caveman-styled new messiah" movie, The Final Programme.Wikipedia entry for The Final Programme.Movies
10/04/20211 hour 54 minutes 26 seconds
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Ep. #339 - Zack Snyder's Justice League TWO: Pt 4 - Epilogue

We round out our discussion of Zack Snyder’s Justice League with another (find the first ZS cut episode here, and our discussion of the theatrical cut here). Now let us never speak of it again.
03/04/20211 hour 33 minutes 48 seconds
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Ep. #338 - Zack Snyder's Justice League

Look, it was probably inevitable that we'd end up discussing Zack Snyder's Justice League, and we'll say this -- it is certainly the most Zack Snyder-y Justice League we've ever seen (check out of our discussion of the theatrical cut here). In fact, it's SO Zach Snyder-y that it's four hours long... so we've split our ZSJL episode in TWO! That's double the discussion of this already over-discussed movie. YOU'RE WELCOME, WORLD!Wikipedia entry for Zack Snyder's Justice League.Movies recommended in this episode:DoppelgangerSneakersSilver Lode
27/03/20211 hour 46 minutes 23 seconds
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FH Mini 26 - Oscar Noms

Elliott gets us to talk about the Oscar nominations in the dumbest way possible.
20/03/202142 minutes 15 seconds
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Ep. #337 - Tom & Jerry

I don't know if this modern world has broken us, or what, but the clever podcast show notes just aren't flowing right now. This movie is bad and it should feel bad. Get the fuck outta here, Tom & Jerry. From hell's heart, we stab at thee.Wikipedia entry for Tom & Jerry.Movies recommended in this episode:Lucky12 Hour ShiftThe DevilsBorn in Flames
13/03/20211 hour 39 minutes 55 seconds
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FH Mini #25 - Stuart Telly-ton

Stuart leads Dan and Elliott in a quiz game, which -- to the untrained eye -- might seem to just be an excuse to do goofy shit and talk about television.
06/03/202154 minutes 5 seconds
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Ep. #336 - Supergirl, with Glen Weldon

If we have Glen Weldon, co-host of the Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast and author of the marvelous Superman: The Unauthorized Biography on as a guest, you'd better believe we're gonna go down one of the many fascinating cul-de-sacs in the "super" cinematic universe -- in this case 1984's "Supergirl," or -- as we prefer to think about it -- The Adventures of Faye Dunaway's Fabulous Witch and Her Companions.Wikipedia entry for Supergirl.Movies recommended in this episode:Saint Maud<a href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9016974
27/02/20212 hours 1 minute 23 seconds
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FH Mini #24 - Goofs Twofs

Insidious game-master Dan yet again challenges Stu and Elliott to a battle of wits, and unleashes a torrent of the movies' most embarrassing GOOFS!
20/02/202147 minutes 4 seconds
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Ep. #335 - Hillbilly Elegy

Oof, y'all. Oooof. Hillbilly Elegy? More like Who'll-Kill-Me Smellogy! Got 'em! The Peaches discuss the controversial book-turned-apolitical and emotionally incomprehensible Oscar-bait sob-fest / catalog of yells.Also, if you missed the Teen Wolf live show, but wish you'd seen, you still can! Access to the recorded version is available until 12PM ET on Sunday 2/14! https://theflophouse.simpletix.comWikipedia entry for Hillbilly ElegyMovies recommended in this episode:The Florida ProjectSelah and the SpadesAnything for Jackson
13/02/20211 hour 39 minutes 8 seconds
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FH Mini #23 - Flop Etiquette

We talk with Joel Church-Cooper, creator of the show Brockmire, about what it's like to talk to actors about their less successful projects.Also, the Flop House VIRTUAL LIVE SHOW, is TONIGHT, Saturday, February 6th, at 9 pm Eastern! Just $10! Buy a ticket HERE! And if you want exclusive, only available for a limited time TOUR SHIRTS, go HERE!
06/02/20211 hour 2 minutes 59 seconds
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Ep. #334 - The New Mutants, with Arnie Niekamp

Yeah, but what if the mutants... were NEW? Hello from the Magic Tavern's Arnie Niekamp joins the Peaches to talk about the long-anticipated, long-troubled, X-Men universe teen horror movie, The New Mutants!PLEASE NOTE! The audio at the beginning of the episode is pretty bad, due to technical problems that had our guest's audio dropping out occasionally, but it DOES clear up fairly quickly, so please bear with us.Also, we’re doing a new Flop House VIRTUAL LIVE SHOW! On Saturday, February 6th, at 9 pm Eastern, we’ll be talking about TEEN WOLF, America’s top basketball movie! We’ll also be doing presentations, Q&A, and a few NEW SURPRISES! Worried that you CAN’T WATCH LIVE? Worry not! Ticket holders have a week to watch!
30/01/20211 hour 48 minutes 24 seconds
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FH Mini #22 - Prequels: What's Their Deal?

Elliott quizzes us about prequels. Does anybody like them? Why prequels? WHY?Also, remember to get a ticket for the Flop House VIRTUAL LIVE SHOW, on Saturday, February 6th, at 9 pm Eastern! Just $10! Buy a ticket HERE!
23/01/202145 minutes 27 seconds
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Ep. #333 - Wild Mountain Thyme

Faith and begorrah, sit right down laddies, lasses, and those not defined by the outdated gender binary, and we'll spin ye a tale of an emerald island far away, where no one talks like a real human, and all their problems are blarney. Tis a tale called Wild Mountain Time, and at least some in th' podcast think it's as barmy as Old McGarrigle's mule!Also, we’re doing a new Flop House VIRTUAL LIVE SHOW! On Saturday, February 6th, at 9 pm Eastern, we’ll be talking about TEEN WOLF, America’s top basketball movie! We’ll also be doing presentations, Q&A, and a few NEW SURPRISES! Worried that you CAN’T WATCH LIVE? Worry not! Ticket holders have a week to watch! Just $10 for a ticket! Buy them HERE!Wikipedia entry for Wild Mountain Thyme.Movi
16/01/20211 hour 43 minutes 23 seconds
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FH Mini 21 - Stuey Goes to Hollywood

Stuart cracks the code to TV writing success, and gets some notes from his friends in the industry.Also, we're doing a new Flop House VIRTUAL LIVE SHOW! On Saturday, February 6th, at 9 pm Eastern, we'll be talking about TEEN WOLF, America's top basketball movie! We'll also be doing presentations, Q&A, and a few NEW SURPRISES! Worried that you CAN'T WATCH LIVE? Worry not! Ticket holders have a week to watch!Just $10 for a ticket! Buy them HERE!
09/01/202138 minutes 29 seconds
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A FLOP HOUSE SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

The Flop House is on tour again! Virtually! TIME: Saturday, February 6th, 9 pm ET! MOVIE: TEEN WOLF (you demanded it!) + presentations, audience Q&A, and more! PRICE: Only $10?! CAN'T WATCH LIVE? It'll be archived for a week for ticket holders!TICKET LINK: https://theflophouse.simpletix.com/e/62711
06/01/20213 minutes 52 seconds
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Ep. #332 - Primal

Cagemas comes but once a year! Unless, since this one is a little late, it will technically come twice this year, and none times last year. It's confusing. It's annual is what we're saying. We celebrate the work of Saint Nicolas Cage this time with a discussion of the snakes-on-a-boat-and-also-other-animals thriller Primal. And for an august occasion like this one, you need a special guest! So this episode we welcome hilarious sweetheart Josh Gondelman of Desus & Mero and his book Nice Try.
02/01/20211 hour 51 minutes 56 seconds
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FH Mini #20 - Novel Tees

We devote this mini entirely to the most obvious topic for a show being released the day after Christmas -- Big Johnson T-shirts.
26/12/202034 minutes 43 seconds
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Ep. #331 - Six Weeks, with Alonso Duralde

We've been wanting to get Alonso Duralde on the show for a while -- not only because he's the senior film critic for The Wrap, and not only because he's the host or co-host of a number of podcasts, including Max Fun's own Who Shot Ya?, but because he literally wrote the book on Christmas movies. So, of course, this holiday season he picked a movie that barely sort of has Christmas stuff in it -- the double-Moore weepie Six Weeks. THANKS FOR NOTHING, BUDDY! (jk - he's a delight.)Wikipedia synopsis of Six Weeks.Movies recommended in this episode:<a href="https://www.imdb.com/t
19/12/20201 hour 50 minutes 51 seconds
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Ep. #330 - Freaky, with Barbara Crampton

We break out of our normal format a bit for this BONUS EPISODE! How so? Well, #1, we watched a movie that we were all pretty sure we'd like (and, spoiler alert, we did) -- the body-swap horror-comedy "Freaky," and #2, instead of doing letters and recommendations, we take a bit of extra time to talk to our guest about her long career. Who is that guest? The wonderful Barbara Crampton, star of legendary horror movies Re-Animator, From Beyond, You're Next, and a little movie that doesn't get mentioned on our show a lot -- Castle Freak. And folks? Barbara is just an absol
12/12/20201 hour 25 minutes 43 seconds
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Ep. #329 - Godzilla: King of the Monsters LIVE

Holiday hustle and bustle means it's finally time to release the OTHER episode, taped at Boston’s CitySpace, about Godzilla: King of the Monsters. CAN YOU HANDLE THE THRILLS?
05/12/20201 hour 8 minutes 45 seconds
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FH Mini #19: Miseed That Movie! - Brainstorm

Elliott gives us a report from the field about the Douglas Trumbull directorial effort Brainstorm!
28/11/202046 minutes 39 seconds
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Ep. #328 - Happy Halloween, Scooby Doo!, with Justin McElroy

Greeting boils and ghouls and gender non-kill-forming! For the spooookiest holiday of the year, Thanksgiving, we discuss the very appropriate Happy Halloween, Scooby Doo! Why? Well, we ask our guest, the hilarious absolute sweetheart, Justin McElroy, that very question -- you may know him as one of the hosts of Max Fun's own My Brother My Brother and Me, The Adventure Zone, Sawbones, and many other podcasts you should probably be listening to instead of our nonsense. See all that he's up to at the McElroy family site.Scoobypedia synopsis of Happy Halloween, Scoo
21/11/20201 hour 32 minutes 16 seconds
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FH Mini 18 - Rattlesnake!

Renowned author Stuart Wellington gives us a reading from his early work: a stirring epic about snakes.
14/11/202032 minutes
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Ep. #327 - Men In Black: International, with Annabelle Gurwitch

And so we arrive at November, so named because it has no special theme. And, folks, we'll admit... this MIB: International episode is a weird one. Why? Well, finding out is part of the fun. But our guest for this show is Annabelle Gurwitch, from Max Fun's new Tiny Victories podcast, as well as TBS's Dinner and a Movie, countless acting roles, and quite a few books. Enjoy.Movies recommended in this episode:American UtopiaHis HouseWelcome to Sudden Death
07/11/20201 hour 49 minutes 15 seconds
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The Flop House Post Election Mood Enhancer - Bratz Commentary

Hi everyone. Was digging through the archives to see if there was anything we could release today, because it seems like maybe people could use a distraction right now.Anyway, found this old recording of the audio from one of our earliest live shows, way back in 2013, where we riffed over the movie Bratz, and decided to make it public (there are MP3s floating around, but we never put it on the main feed).In the past we were worried that you could hear the audio to the movie in the background, for copyright reasons (and also you'll have to sync this pretty well to the movie to hear us without getting a quiet echo). But you know what? It seems unlikely anyone cares, and if we get complaints, we'll take it down. For now, enjoy this surprise, and try to keep from torturing yourself with anxiety. The show was an early one, and riff shows are hard, so this might not be the absolute -best-, but Bratz is on Netflix right now if you wanna put us on and turn off your brai
04/11/20201 hour 56 minutes 12 seconds
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FH Mini 17 - The Monster Mash

2020 may be miserable, but it's STILL HALLOWEEN DAMN IT. So we assembled a crack team of the Flop House gang, plus comedy writers Mike Reiss and Ken Keeler (who, between them, are responsible for much of the greatness of The Simpsons, The Critic, and Futurama) to discuss the most important and timely issue possible -- the 1962 novelty hit, The Monster Mash.Also, if you're reading this on the day of release, 10/31, you still have until midnight to donate to charity and be entered in our raffle to win exclusive Flop House merch! Full instructions beyond the link!
31/10/202026 minutes 58 seconds
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Ep. #326 - Uninvited, with Gillian Flynn

Our guest this week is Gillian Flynn, bestselling author of Gone Girl, Sharp Objects, and Dark Places, showrunner for Amazon's Utopia, screenwriter of Widows and adaptations of her own work, winner of the Edgar Award, and BAFTA nominee. We have no idea why she agreed to do this either.But we're happy she did, because for our second and final SHOCKTOBER 2020 movie, our horror-aficionado guest picked Uninvited, and it was amazing! (to be clear, this is not THE Uninvited from 2009, which The Flop House already covered, or, for that matter, The Uninvited from 1944, about ghosts and Ray Milland. This is the 1987 direct-to-video one about the mutant killer house cat).Also! If you're listening on the day of release TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT (6PDT/9EDT) for our
24/10/20201 hour 52 minutes 39 seconds
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FH Mini 16 - Jackie Chan?

Dan challenges Stu and Elliott to a Jackie Chan-related duel.
17/10/202053 minutes 49 seconds
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Ep. #325 - Fantasy Island

It's here! It's here! It's here! Did you get us any SHOCKTOBER presents? We got YOU something -- a discussion of this year's Fantasy Island, the goofy horror (?) movie based on the decidedly NOT horror 1970's light fantasy television anthology.
10/10/20201 hour 46 minutes 16 seconds
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Ep. #324 - Hellboy LIVE

We couldn't get together for a mini this week, but our busy schedule is the listeners' gain, as we release this full-sized live show from the vault! It's a flashback to happier times, last July, when people could assemble to live comedy! Here's our live Hellboy (2019) show from The Parkway theater in Minneapolis, MN!Speaking of live shows -- mark your calendars for October 24, 6PT/9ET, when we'll be discussing Exorcist II: The Heretic over on our YouTube channel, in our socially-distanced livestream approximation of one of our normal touring shows. It's free to watch, but we'll be including charitable donations, including to a number of groups supporting voting rights!
03/10/20201 hour 41 minutes 39 seconds
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Ep. #323 - Deadly Lessons

If there's one thing we've learned in all our years of discussing bad movies, it's that vanity projects are often the creme de la creme of bizarre and terrible cinema. And hoo doggies, do we have something special for you. Made in 2006, then shelved for nearly a decade before getting quietly dumped to streaming in 2014, writer/director/star Stuart Paul's magnum opus, Deadly Lessons, is a fantasy self-help (?) thriller (?) that's impossible to describe, but lord, do we try.Movies recommended in this episode:Charlie's Angels (2019)Palm SpringsThe Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey
26/09/20201 hour 39 minutes 33 seconds
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FH Mini 15 - Tom Brokaw's Dune

The longtime anchor of the NBC Nightly News drops by to break down the new Dune trailer, and how he left his heart on Arrakis.
19/09/202038 minutes 10 seconds
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Ep. #322 - Money Plane

After a run of guests, we're celebrating Smalltember with just family. Because at a time like this, family is important, y'know? Almost as important as a movie where Kelsey Grammer menacingly smokes a cigar while telling a professional wrestler to rob a sky casino. That's right, we talked about Money Plane. You're welcome.Wikipedia summary of Money PlaneMovies recommended in this episode:We Need to Talk About KevinDa 5 BloodsMotherless Brooklyn
12/09/20201 hour 49 minutes 16 seconds
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FH Mini 14 - Goofs!

Dan asks his co-hosts: do they want to play a game...?
05/09/202043 minutes 7 seconds
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Ep. #321 - The Call of the Wild, w/ Jesse Thorn

We finally invited the boss over for dinner, so we'd better hide all those staplers we stole! Noted dog lover and the head of Maximum Fun himself, Jesse Thorn, joins us to discuss The Call of the Wild, based on that one book you probably read in middle school.Wikipedia synopsis of The Call of the WildMovies recommended in this episode:Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire SagaHostAh Wilderness!A Thousand Clowns
29/08/20201 hour 43 minutes 4 seconds
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FH Mini 13 - Warhammer, What is it Good For?

Stuart explains Warhammer to Dan and Elliott, and everything is 100% cleared up forever and ever.
22/08/202029 minutes 20 seconds
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Ep. #320 - Last Christmas, w/ Hallie Haglund

The star of the show is back! We were SO happy to hang with the delightful and hilarious Hallie Haglund once more. And this time we didn't force her to discuss some fantasy bullshit she hates! Instead, we all watched what is surely one of the top three movies based on a Wham! song -- Last Christmas!Also, if you're listening to this show on the day of release, you can also get another shot of Hallie by tuning into our table read of The Boy Next Door, starring Hallie, Dan, Stu, Elliott, Natalie Walker, Jenny Jaffe, and X Mayo!Wikipedia synopsis of Last ChristmasMovies recommended in this episode:<a href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt009
15/08/20201 hour 48 minutes 46 seconds
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Ep. #319 - Alita Battle Angel LIVE

What's this? An off-week FULL EPISODE? That's right -- as a li'l thank you for all of the support during the Max Fun Drive, we've reached into the vault and let loose this live episode, taped at Boston's CitySpace, on Alita: Battle Angel, so you can FINALLY learn the origin of Elliott's conviction that Dan loves backstory.ALSO! Two Flop House livestream events to put on your calendar for next week!On Thursday, August 13, at 5:30 pm PT / 8:30 pm ET, we'll be joining our Blank Check Podcast pal, Mr. Griffin Newman, to provide LIVE COMMENTARY for XXX: The Return of Xander Cage. Tickets can be acquired HERE!AND! On Friday, Augus
08/08/20201 hour 16 minutes 6 seconds
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Ep. #318 - Hudson Hawk, w/ Roman Mars

Did you think we wouldn't pull out all the stops for Max Fun Drive 2020? More fool you! Because in this episode, we discuss legendary Hollywood flop and Bruce Willis passion project, Hudson Hawk! And to discuss this momentous film, we're joined by Roman Mars, of the blockbuster design podcast 99% Invisible, the man many have called "The Hudson Hawk of Podcasting."* (The character Hudson Hawk. Not the movie Hudson Hawk. Because the character is so good at his job. Like Roman. Who is good at podcasting. Like Hudson Hawk is with stealing stuff.)*No one calls him this.Wikipedia synopsis of Hudson HawkMovies recommended in this episode:Relic<a href=
01/08/20202 hours 24 minutes 45 seconds
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FH Mini 12 - Flop House: The Movie!

In perhaps our silliest episode yet, Elliott and Stuart try and pitch a Flop House movie to Dan, who... we guess owns a studio in this scenario? Whatever. Just listen.
25/07/202047 minutes 26 seconds
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Ep. #317 - Artemis Fowl, w/ Scott Weinberg

The fuck is this? No really, the fuck is this? What is this fucking thing? What? This? From a major studio and established director? What? The fuck? This? Was made? THIS? We talk about Artemis Fowl with critic and filmmaker Scott Weinberg.Wikipedia synopsis of Artemis Fowl (good luck)Movies recommended in this episode:Lucky GrandmaMonstrumThe Old GuardThe Watermelon Woman
18/07/20202 hours 7 minutes 58 seconds
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FH Mini 11 - Score Tactics

In honor of the passing of Ennio Morricone, we discuss movie scores, and some of our personal favorite composers.
11/07/202049 minutes 57 seconds
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Ep. #316 - Between Worlds, w/ Erin Foley-Chan

It's Cagemas in July! That cherished Flop House tradition that Dan totally forgot about for the past couple of years. But he remembered this time! Lay off! Anyway, the wonderful Erin Foley-Chan (supervising producer of The Big Fib on Disney+) joins us to discuss the weird-ass supernatural sex thriller Between Worlds. Meanwhile, Dan has done some sex scene research, Erin offers a producer's perspective, Stuart's old comics collaborator makes a surprise appearance, and Elliott makes "kid flashback" the two funniest words in the English language.Paste theflophouse.libsyn.com/rss into iTunes (or your favorite podcatching software) to have new episodes of The Flop House delivered to you directly, as they’re released.Wikipedia
04/07/20202 hours 6 minutes 58 seconds
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FH Mini 10 - Detectives! w/ John Hodgman and David Rees

Our pals John Hodgman and David Rees have an animated show called Dicktown, about an aging boy detective and his aging bully/partner, premiering on FXX's "Cake" on July 9. Thus, in a completely generous, non-promotional gesture, they dropped by to discuss private detectives in movies, and in fiction generally.
27/06/20201 hour 26 minutes 51 seconds
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Ep. #315 - Hawk the Slayer, w/ Felicia Day

"Hollywood" Kalan really worked his connections this episode, to bring us the utterly wonderful Felicia Day (of The Guild, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Supernatural, MST3K: The Return, and much more) to discuss seminal high fantasy, low budget epic "Hawk the Slayer." Meanwhile Dan drops a crazy Pink Panther fact, Elliott launches an insulting guess-by-mail contest, Felicia is intrigued by some fish-eating prowess, and Stuart's in this fantasy discussion like a fuckin' fish in water.Also, we're no longer accepting receipts for the charity raffle, but the whole video livestream show is available for viewing on our YouTube page. We give an exact figure in the show, but between you generous listeners and the show's own donations, we raised about SEVENTY THREE THOUSAND dollars for charity. Thank you so much for doing good in the world!
20/06/20201 hour 47 minutes 15 seconds
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FH Mini 9 - Return to New Moon

Our delightful Flop House friend Chris Weitz returns to the show to talk about his career, and also continue to be unfailingly good-natured about our ribbing of Twilight: New Moon.ALSO the whole video livestream show for charity is available for viewing on our YouTube page, and we're still accepting charity receipts for the raffle through the end of the day 6/13/20. Details HERE!
13/06/20201 hour 1 minute 31 seconds
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Ep. #314 - Gemini Man

Before we start -- today, Saturday, June 6, at 6 pm Pacific / 9 pm Eastern, is our video livestream on our YouTube page, with presentations, a discussion of Howard the Duck, and some audience interaction. We’ll be encouraging viewers to donate to charity for Black Lives Matter, bail funds, and hunger relief, and those who donate $20 or more will be entered to win some Flop House prizes!But you came here for a podcast! Our guest for this episode is the terrific Jordan Kauwling, Maximum Fun producer, the woman who has made our recent shows sound better than they ever have, and a sheer delightful delight. We t
06/06/20201 hour 51 minutes 32 seconds
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FH Mini 8 - Missed That Movie - Zombies Anonymous

Somebody gave Stuart a movie, and he watched it! And now he's telling us about it!Also, watch The Flop House LIVE show LIVESTREAM for CHARITY in your OWN HOME next Saturday, JUNE 6!
30/05/202039 minutes 8 seconds
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Ep. #313 - Dolittle

You can't have one of #TheTwoFriends without the other! In this episode, we're joined by David Sims of the Blank Check Podcast and film critic for The Atlantic, to talk about Robert Downey Jr.'s next iconic blockbuster character, Dolittle. Meanwhile Dan makes a pitch for fart acceptance, Stuart forgets our mission statement, David gives us a taste of what it was like to see Dolittle in the theater, and Elliott does an extremely aggravating bit with a raccoon finger puppet.Also - EXCITING NEWS! Since the coronavirus pandemic has kept us from touring, we're going to bring our live show to you via the internet! On Saturday, June 6, at 6 pm
23/05/20201 hour 41 minutes 37 seconds
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FH Mini 7 - Missed That Movie - GetEven

Dan joins in the missed movie fun with his report on "Geteven" (yes, all one word) AKA "Road to Revenge," a passion project that's more passion than project.
16/05/202039 minutes 41 seconds
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Ep. #312 - Sonic the Hedgehog

How can we follow up heavy-hitting guests like Griffin Newman and Chris Weitz, you may ask? Uh, well how about with JAMELLE BOUIE, New York Times columnist and guy you've definitely seen saying smart things on the news. Why does he like us? Who knows! But he stopped by to discuss Sonic the Hedgehog, about some sort of hedgehog who has definitely never been pregnant on the internet. Meanwhile, Jamelle gives us his history with SEGA, Stuart uses literary terms correctly, Dan only has old man references, and Elliott adds a few physics goofs to Sonic's IMDB page. Wikipedia synopsis of Sonic the Hedgehog Movies recommended in this episode: Newsies - Sammy recommendation!
09/05/20201 hour 59 minutes 3 seconds
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FH Mini 6 - Missed That Movie! - Rusty: A Dog's Tale

Stuart tries for extra credit (no one tell him that Flop House extra credit isn't a thing), by checking out the puppy-kidnapping family comedy Rusty: A Dog's Tale and reporting back to the guys.
02/05/202033 minutes 7 seconds
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Ep# 311: Rambo: Last Blood

Guys, we're so excited for our guest this episode. He's a big-time Hollywood gent who's worn many hats -- and to name just a few: he wrote and directed About a Boy. As an actor, he co-starred as "Chuck" in Chuck and Buck. He was one of the producers of The Farewell. The man co-wrote a Star War (Rogue One), for Pete's sake! And, as we never get tired of reminding him, he directed Twilight: New Moon. But up until now, he's been missing one line on his resume -- Flop House guest. I'm sure now he weeps, for he has no worlds left to conquer. Chris Weitz is on this episode! And we're sorry we made him talk about Rambo: Last Blood! Meanwhile the rest of us do some shit. We won't waste yo
25/04/20202 hours 11 seconds
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FH Mini 5 - More Time with Griffin

Griffin Newman came back (for reals, not one of these "we actually recorded it at the same time") to chat for a bit about Watto, Star Wars in general, his career, and, of course, Tom Selleck.
18/04/202022 minutes 17 seconds
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Ep. #310 - Bloodshot

First off, how are you guys? Everyone doing okay? We hope so. Take care of yourselves. Secondly, my lord were we excited to have Griffin Newman, of many, many things, including the Blank Check podcast and Amazon's The Tick, but MOST IMPORTANTLY, the world's #1 Vin Diesel fan, join the show to discuss Vin's latest vinsanity, Bloodshot. Meanwhile Elliott takes us on a tour through the 4th most popular comics publisher of the 90's, Griffin offers a unified Diesel theory, and Stu and Dan do some bullshit, we're sure, but, honestly, that's really the most important stuff, because those two lovable scamps can talk up a storm! <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bo
11/04/20202 hours 21 minutes 21 seconds
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FH Mini 4 - A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Elliott gives us a preview of his son Sammy's novel, and then things take a turn.
04/04/202021 minutes 22 seconds
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Ep. #309 - Book Club

In our first episode recorded after shit got real, we take a change of pace, and discuss your aunt's favorite movie, Book Club. Can a cast of wonderful old pros elevate the world's most banal script? Meanwhile, Elliott presents his Golden Girls hypothesis, Dan's a huge crybaby, and Stu bravely soldiers on, through his COVID-19. Wikipedia synopsis of Book Club Movies recommended in this episode: Tommy Come to Daddy The World, the Flesh and the Devil The Music Man
28/03/20201 hour 37 minutes 24 seconds
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Ep. #308 - Verotika

Please read... bear with us on this one -- this was originally intended to be our Maximum Fun Drive episode, before the world exploded. So it may seem a little choppy in places, where we chopped out some fairly extensive MFD talk* (also there's some minor equipment/audio interference toward the end -- sorry). Thank you to our intrepid editor Jordan Kauwling for going above and beyond. Anyway, even though this would normally not be a full episode week, we thought we'd post it now anyway, to help keep folks' spirits up, and if you're wondering why we don't even mention the GIANT GLOBAL PANDEMIC, it's because we taped it before shit got real. Anyway... OH WHAT AN EPISODE. We're joined by screenwriter and Switchblade Sisters host, <a href="https://twitter.com/AWolfeful?ref_src=twsrc%5E
21/03/20201 hour 33 minutes 48 seconds
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Ep. #307 - Holmes & Watson, LIVE!

Is Holmes & Watson somehow an even worse version of the Sherlock Holmes stories than Sherlock Gnomes? Will Elliott and Stu be able to console Dan about the latest insult to his beloved hero? Join us for this live show, taped last year in Portland, Oregon, to find out! Wikipedia synopsis for Holmes & Watson Like this live show? Join us in the future! – The Flop House in Toronto – April 18!
14/03/20201 hour 39 minutes 55 seconds
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FH Mini - No I in Team

In this minisode we take on the topic of teams of specialists, like you might find in heist films. If you want to dictate a future minisode, tweet at us @theflophousepod.
07/03/202017 minutes 48 seconds
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Ep. #306 - The Fanatic

We've been wanting to tackle this one for quite a while, folks, and... oof. Be careful what you wish for. Adal Rifai of the podcast "Hello From the Magic Tavern" joins us to discuss The Fanatic, the movie that asks "What if Fred Durst directed a movie starring a career-self-destructing John Travolta as a man with a developmental disability, with his trademark Limp Bizkit sensitivity?" Meanwhile, Stuart invents the newest horror movie killer, Elliott attacks Dan for his nonexistent position on backstory, and Dan misses Leggs. Wikipedia synopsis of The Fanatic Movies recommended in this episode: Strange Behavior <a href="https://www.imdb.com/title/
29/02/20201 hour 38 minutes 10 seconds
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FH Mini 2: Working Weak

In this minisode we take on the topic of jobs in movies. If you want to dictate a future minisode, tweet at us @theflophousepod.
22/02/202014 minutes 23 seconds
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Ep. #305 - Little Italy

It's the second and final of our two contest winner-selected episodes, this one picked by Scott Yacychyn, who designed our delightful new Flop House "couch monsters" poster, which you can purchase HERE! It's a romantic comedy called Little Italy (or as they pronounce it, li'lit'ly), set in the world's most romantic city... Toronto! Meanwhile, Stuart gets mad at Elliott, Dan gets mad at Elliott and Stuart, and Elliott just keeps on singing a happy song. Wikipedia synopsis of Little Italy Movies recommended in this episode: Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (or whatever bullshit they re-named it) <a href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0111361
15/02/20201 hour 40 minutes 40 seconds
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FH Mini #1

Here's a little thing we're trying, sort of as a snack between episodes. Minisodes that are more tangent than show. On this first one, we ask: Goofy -- what's HIS deal?
08/02/202012 minutes 38 seconds
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Ep. #304 - Zarkorr! The Invader

Zar-who-what-now? We finally get around to one of our contest winner episodes, this one picked by Elizabeth Stege, who designed our delightful new Flop House Housecat t-shirt, which you can purchase HERE! It's a Full Moon Features (awww yeah, Stu) kaiju movie with about 5 minutes of giant monster action in the whole film. But what it lacks in reason to exist, it makes up for in... charm? We guess? Meanwhile, Stuart explains the advantages to playing with dead things, Elliott explains how time zones work, and Dan introduces an exciting new wrinkle to the show. Wikipedia synopsis of Zarkorr: The Invader! Movies recommended in this episode: VHYes <a href="https://ww
01/02/20201 hour 21 minutes 9 seconds
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Ep. #303 - The Happytime Murders

Didja really think we'd pass up The Happytime Murders? The movie that many proclaimed the worst of 2018? Don't be silly! We just held onto the episode in our vault of live shows until it was no longer relevant! Please enjoy this live recording from... last summer? We can't remember. Taped at our ol' stomping grounds, The Bell House, in fabulous and increasingly unaffordable Brooklyn, NY! Wikipedia synopsis for The Happytime Murders
18/01/20201 hour 25 minutes 2 seconds
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Ep. #302 - Cats

SURPRISE! It's an off-week extra episode, just because we didn't want to go ANY longer without discussing that purrfect mewowsical, directed by Tomcat Hooper: CATS! It's a show so big, we couldn't do it without the dual returns of Cats enthusiast, Jenny Jaffee, and musical theater authority, Ms. Natalie Walker who was AT THE MOTHERFUCKING CATS PREMIERE! We know that there's usually a bunch of gibberish at this point, teasing stuff from the episode, but just dive in, folks! IT'S CATS! Wikipedia synopsis of the "plot" of Cats Movies recommended in this episode: Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened Blac
11/01/20202 hours 22 minutes 34 seconds
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Ep. #301 - Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

We kick off the New Year (and the next 300 episodes?) by discussing a movie that no one has ANY strong feelings about -- Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. One programming note: we sort of threw together this episode at the last moment because Elliott was visiting New York, so we skip the usual letters and recommendation segments. Don't worry, though -- we still manage to talk for 100 minutes. Because it's Star Wars. Wikipedia synopsis of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
04/01/20201 hour 49 minutes 16 seconds
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Ep. #300 - The Wicker Man

Well, we made it to three hundred, guys. And it only took us 12 years. What a triumph of the human spirit. Or monument to three lives sorely misused. One of those two things. But hey! It's Cagemas, when we celebrate the work of Saint Nicolas Cage! And Hallie's here! And we're talking about The Wicker Man! That's a 300th birthday to be proud of Meanwhile Elliott and Stu really love pronouncing "raspberries," Dan wonders how long you can hold bullets, and Hallie isn't gonna let motherhood tank her Flop House Q rating. Wikipedia synopsis of The Wicker Man No recommendations in this episode
21/12/20191 hour 46 minutes 34 seconds
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Ep. #299 - The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

We attempt to exploit the zeitgeist by... reviewing a movie from 1969. We may not be good at this zeitgeist thing. More to the point -- since Disney+ has been in the news, we attempt to bask in some reflected glory by talking about the young Kurt Russell Disney live-action vehicle, The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (thanks to longtime Daily Show producer and head researcher Adam Chodikoff for the idea). Meanwhile Stu makes the fatal error of encouraging Elliott's singing, Elliott takes us inside the pitch meetings for our favorite cereal mascots, and Dan has the plague.
07/12/20191 hour 35 minutes 27 seconds
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Ep. #298 - Venom LIVE

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
23/11/20191 hour 20 minutes 19 seconds
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Ep. #297 - Mortal Engines

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 <a href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0
09/11/20191 hour 29 minutes 17 seconds
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Ep. #296 - Slender Man

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
26/10/20191 hour 26 minutes
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Ep. #295 - The Nun

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
12/10/20191 hour 44 minutes 29 seconds
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Ep. #294 - Love on a Leash

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 <a href="https://www.imdb.com/t
28/09/20191 hour 53 minutes 32 seconds
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Ep.#293 -- The Joke Thief

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
14/09/20191 hour 44 minutes 21 seconds
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Ep. #292 - Welcome to Marwen

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
31/08/20191 hour 49 minutes 45 seconds
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Ep.# 291 - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom LIVE

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
17/08/20191 hour 21 minutes 51 seconds
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The Flop House -- A FlopTales Teaser!

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.
10/08/20196 minutes 36 seconds
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Ep.#290 - Meatballs Part II

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: <a href="https://ww
03/08/20192 hours 19 minutes 18 seconds
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Ep. #289 - Robin Hood

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 <a href="https://www.imdb.com/t
20/07/20191 hour 42 minutes 10 seconds
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Ep. #288 - The Haunting of Sharon Tate

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 Gorg
06/07/20191 hour 50 minutes 1 second
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Ep. #287 - Glass

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 <a href="http
22/06/20191 hour 44 minutes 28 seconds
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Ep. #286 - Replicas

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 201
08/06/20191 hour 51 minutes 9 seconds
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Ep. #285 - Serenity

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 <a href="https://www.imdb.com/title/
25/05/20192 hours 4 minutes 48 seconds
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Ep. #284 - Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald

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 S
11/05/20191 hour 58 minutes 45 seconds
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Ep. #283 - The Mummy LIVE

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 – <a href="https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/
27/04/20191 hour 20 minutes 14 seconds
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Ep. #282 - Castle Freak

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 <a href="https://www.imdb
13/04/20191 hour 53 minutes 56 seconds
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Ep. #281 - The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

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 <a href="https://www.go
30/03/20191 hour 22 minutes 4 seconds
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Ep. #280 - Peppermint

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 <p
23/03/20192 hours 1 minute 33 seconds
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Ep. #279 - The Dark Tower LIVE

We continue to exploit our vault of unreleased live shows, with this discussion of The Dark Tower, with special additional guest co-host, Hallie Haglund, the star of the show. And for those who don't dig live shows, good news! Since next week is Max Fun Drive, we'll be releasing an EXTRA EPISODE during a week we'd normally be dark. Everyone wins! Wikipedia synopsis for The Dark Tower LIVE SHOW DATES 2019! June 8 - PORTLAND - Revolution Hall July 13 - <a href="https://theparkwayth
16/03/20191 hour 33 minutes 41 seconds
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Ep. #278 - Oscar Review Special

By popular demand, we talk about all the glitz and glamor that is... OSCAR! Movies recommended in this episode: Black Coal, Thin Ice Piercing Minding the Gap
02/03/20191 hour 25 minutes 22 seconds
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Ep.#277 - Catwoman

We reached into our archives, all the way back to 2017, to bring you this performance taped at the Now Hear This podcast festival. Elliott's not here (something about it being "too far to fly across the whole country for an unpaid gig, waaah waaah waaaah), but we've replaced him with guest host Ronny Chieng of Crazy Rich Asians and The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. Did we hold onto this so long, just to wait until Ronny was a BIG MOVIE STAR? Perhaps!
16/02/20191 hour 6 minutes 45 seconds
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Ep. #276 - Life Itself

We don't usually editorialize on our own show, but... this is a good one, guys. The gang got together in a hotel room after our Madison, Wisconsin live show to discuss Life Itself, one of the most baffling, and most pleased with itself movies ever made, about nothing less than THE HUMAN CONDITION. Meanwhile, Stuart explains the secret history of the Zales shadow, Elliott reveals God's secret message to us via olives, and Dan suggests you just cover yourself in Wikipedia synopsis for Life Itself Movies recommended in this episode: <a href="https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=13&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwjB06CqupvgAhVpzlkKHW43AzYQFjAMegQIF
02/02/20191 hour 41 minutes 16 seconds
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Ep. #275 - The Meg

It's Jason Statham and a giant shark. Whaddaya need, a roadmap? We discuss The Meg. Meanwhile, Dan reveals a surprising science fact about Meg Ryan, Elliott reveals that Swamp Thing is the ideal male body, and Stuart's feet have a surprising superpower. Wikipedia synopsis for The Meg Movies recommended in this episode: Easy Living <a href="https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwicybLcovjfAhXqRd8KHeeqAqo
19/01/20191 hour 38 minutes 19 seconds
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Ep. #274 - Gotti

This one topped the lists of the worst movies of 2018, and it was so bad Dan barely understood what the fuck was happening, which you can tell, based on how little he can bring himself to say. Luckily, Elliott makes up for it by never shutting up. We discuss Gotti. Meanwhile, Stuart explains what it's like to play a game with Dan, Elliott starts a new podcast devoted to the human body's holes, and as always, when it comes to letters, Dan is a consummate professional. Wikipedia synopsis for Gotti Movies recommended in this episode: <a href="https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwiH1tfZ49TfAhVMpFkKHSpVCd8QFjAAegQIAhAC&url
05/01/20191 hour 34 minutes 51 seconds
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Ep. #273 - The Humanity Bureau

Can the magic of Cagemas overcome the most rote Nicholas Cage vehicle we've ever discussed, The Humanity Bureau? Meanwhile, Stuart reminisces about the Cage days of his youth, Dan writes a happy ending for some Foodfight! characters, and Elliott sets down some strict boundaries surrounding his son's bath time. Wikipedia synopsis for The Humanity Bureau Movies recommended in this episode: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse <a href="https://www
22/12/20181 hour 39 minutes 5 seconds
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Ep. #272 - Pottersville

We talk about the inexplicably star-studded comedy, The Bigfoot Who Saved Christmas. Excuse us, "Pottersville." Meanwhile, Stuart brags about his back strength, Dan uncovers the world of Raising Cain conventions, and Elliott goes on his longest (most infuriating?) bit ever. Wikipedia synopsis for Pottersville Movies recommended in this episode: Anything Goes <a href="https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact
08/12/20181 hour 37 minutes 20 seconds
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Ep. #271 - Death Wish

Why is Bruce Willis starring in an NRA recruitment video? Wait, this is a MOVIE? Are you sure? We talk about Death Wish. Meanwhile, Elliott writes the horror movie "Dr. Sleepypants," we get insight into Stu's endless Critters gifs, and Dan shows off his kaleidoscopic character work, during pie talk. Wikipedia synopsis for Death Wish Movies recommended in this episode: The Old Man & the Gun <a href="https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc
24/11/20181 hour 22 minutes 1 second
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Ep. #270 - Interview with the Vampire

Remember that surprisingly well-defined contest Elliott spearheaded a few episodes back? Well the contest winner decided what we should watch, and it was Interview with the Vampire. Will we fall victim to its bloodsucking charms? Meanwhile, Elliott apologizes to goths, Stuart lists a few Ecks vs. Sever sequels, and Dan disputes the very premise of the movie. Wikipedia synopsis for Interview with the Vampire Movies recommended in this episode: <a href="https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwj__uDxq8reAhUHmeAKHWO_Di0QFjAAegQIABAC&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.imdb.com%2Ftitle%2Ftt1213641%2F&usg=AOvVaw3SeBllAODiE_
10/11/20181 hour 48 minutes 49 seconds
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Ep #269 - Friend Request

It's our second SHOCKTOBER episode (not that you'd know it, because Dan keeps forgetting to plug in the fucking Shocktober theme)! This time, we return to the social media horror well, with Friend Request. Meanwhile, Elliott gives a peek behind the curtain of Teddy Ruxpin fanatics, Stuart tells us what this movie really should be called, and Dan... well we're still mad at Dan for NOT PUTTING IN THE GODDAMN SHOCKTOBER THEME. Movies recommended in this episode: Hold the Dark <a href="https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rc
27/10/20181 hour 44 minutes 12 seconds
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Ep #268 - Truth or Dare

The most wondrous time of the year, SHOCKTOBER is here! And to start us off, we watched Truth or Dare AKA Blumhouse's Truth or Dare AKA Teens be Dyin'. Meanwhile, Elliott explains the miracle of birth, Dan explains the fear of death, and Stuart spins tales of spring break memories. Wikipedia synopsis for Truth or Dare Movies recommended in this episode: The Duelists <a href="https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd
13/10/20181 hour 54 minutes 51 seconds
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Ep. #267 - Dwegons and Leprechauns

We close out Smalltember with one of our "favorite" genres: the ill-conceived, micro-budgeted computer animated film. And Dwegons and Leprechauns is a horrific, fever dream of a doozy. Meanwhile, Dan remains the master of the unintended double entendre, Stuart ponders what "dweg" means, and Elliott insists we kill a Muppet. No Wikipedia page for Dwegons and Leprechauns, as if someone is working to WIPE ALL EVIDENCE OF THIS MOVIE FROM EXISTENCE. (God bless them.) Movies recommended in this episode BlackkKlansman <a href="https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwjk7M63xeDdAhUDrVkKHWZVAm0QFjAAegQIBBAC&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.imdb.com%2Ftitle
29/09/20181 hour 45 minutes 38 seconds
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Ep. #266 - Slamma Jamma

For our first Smalltember episode of 2018, we discuss Slamma Jamma, the film about slam dunking your way to Jesus. Meanwhile, Elliott gives us some hat-wearing etiquette, Dan is upset that the characters aren't criminal masterminds, and Stuart sets everything right by making it clear he's just kidding. Wikipedia page for Slamma Jamma Movies recommended in this episode Body Bags <a href="https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ca
15/09/20182 hours 3 minutes 13 seconds
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Ep. #265 - Geostorm LIVE

The Peaches are still on their life-mandated summer break, so we bring you this second live episode, straight from the Historic Sixth & I Synagogue in Washington, D.C. We'll be back with normal episodes soon, we promise! Until then, enjoy Geostorm! Wikipedia synopsis for Geostorm
01/09/20181 hour 38 minutes 12 seconds
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Ep. #264 - The Emoji Movie LIVE

Elliott just had his second child, and Dan is about to move apartments, so in the middle of all this peach upheaval, we dig out a live show from the vaults. Specifically, our San Francisco show, where we discussed The Emoji Movie. Wikipedia synopsis for The Emoji Movie
18/08/20181 hour 18 minutes 45 seconds
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Ep. #263 - Samson

Jordan Morris joins the peaches to talk about the biblical story that somehow Dan always wants to spell "Sampson," Samson. Meanwhile Dan advocates for all-hours masturbation, Elliott rewrites the hit film "Book Club," Stuart gets all hyped up for the appearance of an old god, and Jordan talks about a tiny little MaxFun project that's had absolutely no promotion. Wikipedia synopsis for Samson Movies recommended in this episode Tragedy Girls Oculus The Painted Veil L7: Pretend We're Dead
04/08/20182 hours 15 minutes 33 seconds
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Ep. #262 - Sherlock Gnomes

We discuss Sherlock Gnomes, the sequel to Gnomeo and Juliet, the first movie entirely based on a stupid rhyme. Meanwhile Stuart somehow forgets the song Rocket Man, Elliott remembers every OTHER song, and Dan talks far too much about sex swings. Wikipedia synopsis for Sherlock Gnomes Movies recommended in this episode Incredibles 2 The Purchase Price Assassination Games Hereditary
21/07/20181 hour 43 minutes 36 seconds
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Ep. #261 - The Hurricane Heist

On this episode we discuss the alliterative disaster-heist movie hybrid The Hurricane Heist. Meanwhile Stuart is tired, Dan is hungover, Elliott is at his in-laws, and by the time this episode drops 2/3 of us will be on vacation, so let's all just pretend I wrote more detailed show notes, okay? Wikipedia synopsis for The Hurricane Heist Movies recommended in this episode Human Highway Andre the Giant Gilbert Sorry to Bother You
07/07/20181 hour 45 minutes 53 seconds
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Ep.#260 - Brain Smasher... A Love Story

On this episode April Wolfe from Switchblade Sisters and Who Shot Ya? joins us to discuss a direct-to-video movie you've probably only heard about if you had HBO back in the early 90's: Brain Smasher... A Love Story. Meanwhile Elliott reveals his pro-samurai agenda, Stuart reveals his imprisoning Garfield fantasies, and Dan impugns the Muppets' ability as Broadway hitmakers. Wikipedia synopsis for Brain Smasher... A Love Story Movies recommended in this episode Upgrade Revenge <a href="https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5710514/?ref_=nv_s
23/06/20182 hours 11 minutes 19 seconds
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Ep. #259 - Fifty Shades Freed

Hey, whaddaya know, with Fifty Shades Freed, we did our first full trilogy. Or, because it's Fifty Shades, should we call it a THRILLogy? No. No we shouldn't. Meanwhile Elliott discusses the most cutting-edge cenobite, Stuart briefly becomes Gene Shalit, and Dan has old man ears. Wikipedia synopsis for Fifty Shades Freed Movies recommended in this episode Solo: A Star Wars Story Secretary Come and Get It
09/06/20181 hour 43 minutes 21 seconds
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Ep. #258 - Justice League

With Infinity War breaking records, it's time to check in with that OTHER cinematic universe, that hath given the Flop House so much, with our look at Justice League. Meanwhile, Stuart reveals Donatello's government job, Dan misreads the title, and Elliott posits that Batman is the result of inbreeding. Also, there was a problem with Elliott's audio track this week, so we had to switch to a backup recording halfway through. Apologies for the diminished audio quality. We're as annoyed as you are. Wikipedia synopsis for Justice League Movies recommended in this episode Bone Tomahawk Hard Boiled Advise & Consent
26/05/20182 hours 2 minutes 49 seconds
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Ep. #257 - The Greatest Showman

Because Huge Ackman so desperately wanted to do a big, original musical, we found ourselves watching The Greatest Showman. And it sure is... showy. Meanwhile, Elliott names off cold-based DC villains, Stuart has feelings on the name Phineas, and Dan apparently goes into a brief memory coma. Wikipedia synopsis for The Greatest Showman Movies recommended in this episode The Little Hours Ingrid Goes West The Endless
12/05/20181 hour 43 minutes 36 seconds
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Ep. #256 - Power Rangers

Because they haven't gotten around to a gritty Saved by the Bell reboot, we discuss Power Rangers. Meanwhile, Elliott gives us the local news report, Stuart calls Elliott to task for the laziness of his impressions, and Dan inadvertently says the grossest thing that's ever been on the show. Wikipedia synopsis for Power Rangers Movies recommended in this episode You Were Never Really Here It Comes at Night Private Parts
28/04/20182 hours 3 minutes 35 seconds
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Ep. #255 - The Layover

The Max Fun Drive is technically over, but if you go to maximumfun.org/donate, this weekend, it'll still count! As for us, we watched "William H. Macy Surrounds Himself With Beautiful Women: The Movie" AKA "The Layover." Meanwhile, Dan insults the noble profession of teaching, Elliott reminds us of that time Bill Clinton awarded a medal to a character from Con Air, and Stuart is a Layover detective, picking up all the clues. Wikipedia synopsis for The Layover Movies recommended in this episode The Blood of Heroes The Death of Stalin It's Always Fair Weather
14/04/20181 hour 56 minutes 38 seconds
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Ep. #254 - Kidnap

It's the Max Fun Drive, everyone! So put down your phones and go donate at maximumfun.org/donate, while you're thinking about it! Everyone back? Good. Because we had a lot of fun watching the Halle Berry Taken-style thriller, Kidnap, and we think you can tell. Meanwhile, Stuart details problems with his Alexa, Dan speculates unfairly about swamp folk, and Elliott reminds us all he's a father again. Wikipedia synopsis for Kidnap Movies recommended in this episode Thoroughbreds Good Time Thelma and Louise
31/03/20181 hour 41 minutes 28 seconds
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Ep. #253 - The Snowman

Mister Police, you could have saved us from watching The Snowman. You gave us all the clues. Meanwhile, Elliott takes us behind the scenes at Shrek, Stuart bravely reveals his medical syndrome, and creepo Dan McCoy is a creepy creep. Wikipedia synopsis for The Snowman Movies recommended in this episode Southern Comfort Annihilation Silence
17/03/20182 hours 3 minutes 25 seconds
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Ep. 252 - The Book of Henry LIVE

Another from our backlog of live shows! This one is from Toronto, our discussion of The Book of Henry! Wikipedia synopsis for The Book of Henry
03/03/20181 hour 54 minutes 37 seconds
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Ep. #251 - Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

We watch one we were all honestly pretty excited about: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Were we all as excited once we were done? Meanwhile Dan introduces a new Jeff Foxworthy routine, Elliott explains Nicholas Cage's pursuit of Bernadette Peters, and 'allo 'allo? Oo's back again, then, Stuart? Wikipedia synopsis for Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Movies recommended in this episode Mom and Dad Raw Now, Voyager
17/02/20181 hour 41 minutes 56 seconds
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Ep. #250 - The Apple

Hey, we found a guy from much more popular podcasts than ours to come guest host with us. Travis McElroy from My Brother My Brother and Me and The Adventure Zone (and like 50 others) joins us to discuss the movie he insisted we watch, The Apple. It's... a trip. Meanwhile Elliott clarifies the plot to Bosom Buddies, Dan refuses to meet an actual vampire, Stuart reveals a Julian Sands secret, and Travis quickly discovers that the easiest way to fit in is to bully Dan. Wikipedia synopsis for The Apple Movies recommended in this episode Kingsman: The Golden Circle <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt033809
03/02/20182 hours 2 minutes 45 seconds
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Ep.# 249 - The Great Wall LIVE

We dig into our vaults to bring you this live The Great Wall episode, from the Philly Podcast Festival! Wikipedia synopsis for The Great Wall
20/01/20181 hour 19 minutes 42 seconds
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Ep.#247 - Bright

Two in-person episodes in a row? This one recorded in Dan's apartment? Must be a post-Cagemas miracle! And to ring in the New Year, we talk about Netflix's racially shaky blockbuster Bright. Meanwhile, Dan explains his dimension of shrimp, Elliott likely angers Marc Maron, and Stuart is Ike Barinholtz's number one fan. Wikipedia synopsis for Bright Movies recommended in this episode A Dark Song Brawl in Cell Block 99 I, Tonya Logan Lucky Dunkirk
06/01/20182 hours 3 minutes 17 seconds
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Ep.#247 - Inconceivable

Merry Cagemas everyone! Reunited and it feels so good -- we recorded this one all together, in Dan's hotel room in San Francisco. What made we of the Cage-light domestic thriller Inconceivable? You'll have to listen to find out. Meanwhile, Stu has photographic recall of Unforgettable, Elliott explains the genealogy of the "O" family, and Dan is just a vast expanse of flesh. Wikipedia synopsis for Inconceivable Movies recommended in this episode The Verdict The Devil's Candy The Furies
23/12/20171 hour 43 minutes 18 seconds
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Ep.#246 - 50 Shades Darker LIVE

We reached into the vault to finally release this gem from back in the summer, the first and only time we've had an extra guest at a live show, the always lovable Hallie Haglund. And what better thing for three gross dudes to discuss with a woman than 50 Shades Darker? Wikipedia synopsis for 50 Shades Darker LIVE SHOWS Dec. 9 –  San Francisco, at the Marines Memorial Theater
09/12/20171 hour 22 minutes 15 seconds
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Ep.#245 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III

We're doing another podcrawl, along with Read it and Weep and Too Beautiful to Live! They covered the first two of the original Ninja Turtles movies, and we covered Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III aka the one where they go back in time and wear samurai garb that is somehow fitted to giant turtles. Meanwhile, Stu reveals Elliott's diaper secret, Dan has an energy drink scam, and Elliott poses a question about inter-generational incest. Wikipedia synopsis for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III Movies recommended in this episode Lady Bird Found Footage 3D Sawdust and Tinsel LI
25/11/20171 hour 45 minutes 21 seconds
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Ep. #244 - Unforgettable

Our love (?) affair with Katherine Heigl continues, as we discuss the crazy ex-wife thriller "Unforgettable." Meanwhile Elliott leans deep into dad jokes, Stuart discourses on the racism of a Mexican restaurant, and Dan''s covered in chili. Wikipedia synopsis for Unforgettable Movies recommended in this episode The Shop Around the Corner Thor: Ragnorok Crimson Peak The Lost City of Z LIVE SHOWS Dec. 9 –  San Francisco, at the Marines Memorial Theater
11/11/20172 hours 1 minute 4 seconds
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Ep. #243 - The Bye Bye Man

Shocktober concludes with the playfully titled The Bye Bye Man, starring the titular Bye Bye Man and some boring people. Meanwhile, Elliott channels Freddy Kreuger to give the Bye Bye Man some advice, Stu explains Dan doesn't have to pick up floor food, and Dan has some questions about fish blow jobs. Wikipedia synopsis for The Bye Bye Man Movies recommended in this episode Applecart Gerald's Game Happy Death Day Queen of Earth Christine LIVE SHOWS Dec. 9 –  <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1C005303CBE79EAB
28/10/20171 hour 30 minutes 15 seconds
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Ep. #242 - Rings LIVE!

We discuss Rings, live at the Regent Theater in downtown L.A., with special guest Jordan Morris of Jordan Jesse Go! Wikipedia synopsis for Rings   LIVE SHOWS Oct. 21 –  Toronto, at the Royal Theater Dec. 9 –  San Francisco, at the Marines Memorial Theater
14/10/20171 hour 24 minutes 20 seconds
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Ep. #241 - Pass Thru

Smalltember Small-Stars concludes with Pass Thru, a.k.a. us revisiting the endless well of crazy that is Neil Breen, the lumpy messiah-complex-ed Las Vegas architect who's also a one-man moviemaking factory. Will we be as charmed by him this time around? Meanwhile, Stu rails against those who rail against political correctness, Dan reveals childhood spider trauma, and Elliott is under attack by helicopters. Wikipedia page for Neil Breen Movies recommended in this episode Salesman mother! Inside No. 9 LIVE SHOWS Oct. 8 – The whole gang in Los Angeles, at the Regent Theater Oct. 21 – Th
30/09/20172 hours 34 seconds
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Ep. #240 - Sicilian Vampire

It's Smalltember Small-Stars, with a return to Frank D'Angelo, the Canadian energy drink magnate and bad movie savant behind No Depo$it. This time we discuss his undead Italian saga, Sicilian Vampire. Meanwhile Stuart is on about millennials, Dan poses a salient point about bananas, and Elliott is bound and determined to go through this movie beat-by-beat. Wikipedia page for Sicilian Vampire LIVE SHOWS Oct. 8 – The whole gang in Los Angeles, at the Regent Theater Oct. 21 - The whole gang in Toronto, at the Royal Theater Dec. 9 – The whole gang in <a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1C005303CBE79EAB"
16/09/20171 hour 56 minutes 41 seconds
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Ep, #239 - Ghost in the Shell

We're back, baby! And we're all ready to jack into the matrix to cyber-brain download Ghost in the Shell, or something. Meanwhile, Dan goes all googly eyes, Stuart spins some controversial theories about Middle-Earth, and Elliott takes us down to his seafood restaurant. And yes, we hear that crackling noise on Elliott's audio too. We have no idea why it happened, but we're working on it. Let's hope our cross-country recording isn't bedeviled by Gremlins. Wikipedia synopsis for Ghost in the Shell LIVE SHOWS Sept. 9 – No Elliott, but with Ronny Chieng in New York at the Now Hear This Festival Oct. 8 – The whole gang in Los Angeles, at the Regent Theater Dec. 9 – The whole gang in <a href="http://
02/09/20171 hour 55 minutes 8 seconds
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Ep. #238 - xXx: The Return of Xander Cage LIVE

While Elliott's making the transition into the relaxed SoCal lifestyle, we're running some shows we have in the bank, like this live show from back in the winter, which may have been our best one yet. Meanwhile, Elliott reveals Hitchcock's commercial work, Stuart wants us to know that he can do impressions too, and Dan accidentally says something untoward about his mom. Wikipedia synopsis for xXx: The Return of Xander Cage LIVE SHOWS Sept. 9 – No Elliott, but with Ronny Chieng in New York at the Now Hear This Festival Oct. 8 – The whole gang in Los Angeles, at the Regent Theater Dec. 9 – The whole gang in San Francisco, at the Marines Memorial Theater
19/08/20171 hour 15 minutes 10 seconds
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Ep. #237 - Ishtar

It's an emotional moment. This is the last regular episode where all three peaches will be in Dan's apartment recording together, in the same space. It's also the ten year anniversary of this dumb podcast's existence. So how did we celebrate it? By taking a look at what was supposedly the worst movie back when we were growing up, Ishtar. Elliott vastly improves "Meet Dave," Dan somehow misses some nudity, and Stuart talks about a "tug in his butt," whatever that means. We're gonna miss this, guys. Wikipedia synopsis for Ishtar Movies recommended in this episode: Robin Hood John Wick: Chapter 2 Winter Kills LIVE SHOWS Sept. 9 - No Elliott, but with
05/08/20171 hour 50 minutes 29 seconds
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Ep. #236 - Suicide Squad LIVE

We reach way back into the Flop House vault to bring you a live show from the winter, with Suicide Squad. The commercials are all-new, though. That's good for something, right? Meanwhile, Elliott tries to sell us the character of the Joker, Stuart suggests the hell of being Boomarang, and Dan is accident prone. Wikipedia synopsis for Suicide Squad
22/07/20171 hour 4 minutes 52 seconds
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Ep. #235 - USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

It's Cagemas in July, with the utterly forgotten USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage. Meanwhile, Stu teaches us how the cool kids say "Indianapolis," Elliott makes fun of an adorable old veteran, and Dan invents the WWDND bracelet. Meanwhile, Owen Wilson shows up way too much. Wikipedia synopsis for USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage Movies recommended in this episode: I Am Not Your Negro Crumb Baby Driver LIVE SHOW ALERT! We’ll be at the PHILLY PODCAST FESTIVAL on July 16th at 8:30 pm!
08/07/20171 hour 58 minutes 59 seconds
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Ep. #234 - The Accountant

It's the movie that thinks autism is the secret to becoming a John Wick-style super-killer, The Accountant. Meanwhile Elliott details Randy Newman's difficulty with dirty rhymes, Dan exhausts his knowledge of Zurich, Stuart hates Cheerios, and we all make some probably ill-advised jokes about the murder of Jean Smart. Wikipedia synopsis for The Accountant Movies recommended in this episode: Dr. Strangelove: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb The Blackcoat's Daughter The Sympathizer LIVE SHOW ALERT! We’ll be at the PHILLY POD
24/06/20171 hour 51 minutes 21 seconds
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Ep.#233 - The Comedian

We discuss the most accurate and hilarious movie about stand-up ever made, The Comedian. Meanwhile Dan starts off the show by being gross, Stuart reveals his favorite kind of turtle, and Elliott tells us about a few nursery rhyme comedians. Apologies for the continued low Stuart audio. We're trying to get to the bottom of it. Wikipedia synopsis for A The Comedian Movies recommended in this episode: We Are Still Here She Wore a Yellow Ribbon The Muppet Movie LIVE SHOW ALERT! We'll be at the Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn, riffing over Nic Cage's Stolen on June 22 at 7:30 pm. Also,
10/06/20171 hour 43 minutes 22 seconds
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Flop House Promotional Movie Minute

Just a little note and some goofery about our live show.
02/06/20175 minutes 37 seconds
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Ep.#232 - A Dog's Purpose

We watch the dog grief porn A Dog's Purpose. Meanwhile Dan gets to the bottom of a Lassie mystery, Stuart gives us a hall pass, and Elliott masturbates to rhymes. Apologies for the audio that makes it sound like Stuart is in the other room. We have no idea how that happened. Wikipedia synopsis for A Dog's Purpose Movies recommended in this episode: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Hounds of Love 20th Century Women LIVE SHOW ALERT! We added another show on June 9 at The Bell House at 10:00 pm! Tickets HERE. Also, we'll be at the <a href="https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1487035?utm
27/05/20171 hour 46 minutes 22 seconds
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Ep. #231 - Mother's Day

Just in time for Mother's Day we discuss Mother's Day. Let it never to be said that we don't have our finger on the pulse of the zeitgeist. Meanwhile master of impressions Dan returns, Elliott sells branded Timothy Olyphant pants, Stu explains tattoo reveals, and Paul Sabourin from Paul and Storm guests. Wikipedia synopsis for Mother's Day Movies recommended in this episode: Resolution Colossal Topsy-Turvy Train to Busan Bad Moms LIVE SHOW ALERT! We added another show on
13/05/20171 hour 46 minutes 12 seconds
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Ep. #230 - Monster Trucks

We discuss the movie based on a not-really pun, Monster Trucks. Meanwhile Elliott talks about Love in an Elevator for waaay too long, Stu asks some Saved by the Bell questions, Dan's penis habits are described at length, and we're all sorry about the technical problems in this episode. Wikipedia synopsis for Monster Trucks Movies recommended in this episode: The Void The Purge: Election Year Creed
29/04/20171 hour 55 minutes 35 seconds
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Ep. #229 - Assassin's Creed

We discuss the movie made up entirely of video game cutscenes, Assassin's Creed. Meanwhile Elliott does the classic "apple bit," we hear another one of Stu's goofs and bloops, and Dan's sick voice is all gravely and such. Wikipedia synopsis for Collateral Beauty Movies recommended in this episode: Suddenly! The Music Room Critters 2
15/04/20171 hour 39 minutes 8 seconds
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Ep. #228 - Collateral Beauty

We discuss Will Smith's spiritual sequel to Seven Pounds, Collateral Beauty. Meanwhile, Stu unveils his hot new nickname, Elliott tries to get Keira Knightly's attention, and the less said about Dan in this episode, the better. Wikipedia synopsis for Collateral Beauty Movies recommended in this episode: Wonder Boys Get Out Promise
01/04/20171 hour 31 minutes 43 seconds
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Ep. #227 - 1941

An extra-special bonus episode for the MaxFun Drive, where we're joined by Mr. John Hodgman to talk about Steven Spielberg's legendary flop 1941.   Movies recommended in this episode: I Wanna Hold Your Hand Manborg The Miracle of Morgan's Creek
25/03/20171 hour 53 minutes 51 seconds
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Ep. #226 - Max Steel

We discuss a movie from last year that flopped so badly that Elliott refuses to believe it exists: Max Steel. Meanwhile Dan sings a Carmen Sandiego duet, Stuart gives his fish-based SNL audition, and Elliott texts a lot. Wikipedia synopsis for Max Steel Movies recommended in this episode: The Neon Demon The Devils The Lobster
18/03/20171 hour 40 minutes 12 seconds
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Ep. #225 - Max Magician and the Legend of the Rings

Why is this movie not in Smalltember? Well, Stu said he wanted to watch Max Magician for his birthday, and we all said "fuck it." Meanwhile Dan doesn't know which corpse to punch, Elliott suggests an alternate course for Teen Wolf, and Stu has no pants. NO WIKIPEDIA SYNOPSIS for this film. Does it EVEN EXIST? Movies recommended in this episode: Moonlight The Edge of Seventeen Lost Soul My Night at Maud's
04/03/20171 hour 51 minutes 31 seconds
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Ep. #224 - Zoolander 2

  We think this one broke Elliott, guys. We watched the only film Leonard Maltin walked out on: Zoolander 2. Meanwhile Dan totally nails a Mario impression, Stuart decides which Roger Rabbit weasel he is, and Elliott admits his fedora-wearing past. Wikipedia synopsis for Zoolander 2 Movies recommended in this episode: A Shot in the Dark Postcards from the Edge Love & Anarchy
18/02/20171 hour 40 minutes 29 seconds
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Ep. #223 - The Last Witch Hunter

We discuss The Last Witch Hunter. All other witch hunters presumably having been herded into the sea by the Red Bull. Meanwhile Meanwhile Elliott explains man-witches, Dan looks to an extreme James Bond to save a wounded nation, and Stuart is obsessed with billiards. Wikipedia synopsis for The Last Witch Hunter Movies recommended in this episode: Help Session 9 I Married a Witch
04/02/20171 hour 43 minutes 2 seconds
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Ep. #222 - Home Sweet Hell

We have a homecoming to Katherine Heigl (a heiglcoming? no.) with a movie that truly no one remembered existed but Dan, Home Sweet Hell. Meanwhile Stuart gives us his SNL audition, Dan explains the secret origin of Georgian cuisine, and Elliott plays the game show that's sweeping the nation. Wikipedia synopsis for Home Sweet Hell Movies recommended in this episode: Pennies from Heaven Manchester by the Sea Phantasm Wishmaster
21/01/20171 hour 45 minutes 2 seconds
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Ep. #221 - Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice

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
07/01/20172 hours 2 minutes 50 seconds
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Ep.#220 - The Trust

Cagemas comes but once a year. Will Saint Nicholas Cage bring us something glorious or another lump of coal for our cinematic stockings? We discuss The Trust. Meanwhile, Stuart reveals his testicle-based library habits, Elliott explores Paul Verhoven's love for California Dreams, and Dan solos on the hot sax. Wikipedia synopsis for The Trust Movies recommended in this episode: Hell or High Water Elle Outcast of the Islands If you would like to contribute to the Flop House Facebook charity drive for Planned Parenthood, GO HERE.
24/12/20161 hour 44 minutes 37 seconds
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Ep. #219 - Saving Christmas

It's hard to overstate just how barely the Kirk Cameron "materialism-is-good" explainer Saving Christmas qualifies as a movie. Meanwhile, Stuart talks about his gogurt buying habits, Elliott dramatizes Frank Sinatra's sexual habits, and Dan is genuinely disturbed by this movie's theology. Wikipedia synopsis for Saving Christmas Movies recommended in this episode: The Squid and the Whale Arrival Don't Breathe If you would like to contribute to the Flop House Facebook charity drive for Planned Parenthood, GO HERE. Flop House Christmas opening theme by John M. Davis and closing th
10/12/20161 hour 35 minutes 51 seconds
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Ep. #218 - Nine Lives

Kevin Spacey as a cat sounds just purrrrfect (TM) for the Flop House, so we watched Nine Lives. Meanwhile, Stuart tells of his adventures with Kirsten Dunst, Dan suggests a terrible new method of shooting porn, and Elliott tells an offensive phone book joke. Wikipedia synopsis for Nine Lives Movies recommended in this episode: Waxwork II: Lost in Time Losing Ground Encounters at the End of the World If you would like to contribute to the Flop House Facebook charity drive for Planned Parenthood, GO HERE. Buy tickets for the <a href="http://www.thebellhouseny.co
26/11/20161 hour 57 minutes 44 seconds
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Ep. #217 - Independence Day: Resurgence

Back to our non-Shocktober fare as we mourn election day with our Independence Day: Resurgence discussion. Meanwhile, Elliott gives the JD Power porn star awards, Stuart's weenus is protected, and Dan cannot leave President Sex Criminal alone. Wikipedia synopsis for Independence Day: Resurgence Movies recommended in this episode: Doctor Strange Dog Soldiers No End A Little Romance
12/11/20161 hour 59 minutes 54 seconds
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Ep. #216 - The Gallows

On this final SHOCKTOBER episode we discuss the noose-is-loose would-be chiller The Gallows. Meanwhile, Elliott somehow weasels his way out of doing a Muppet voice, Stuart reveals Dick Tracy's bias against the disabled, and Dan somehow doesn't let the movie's plotting make his head explode. Wikipedia synopsis for The Gallows Movies recommended in this episode: The Handmaiden Hunt for the Wilderpeople Lemora: A Child's Tale of the Supernatural
29/10/20161 hour 53 minutes 11 seconds
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Ep. #215 - The Lazarus Effect

Shocktober continues! On this episode we discuss the Flatliners-esque Lazarus Effect. More specific shownotes canceled on account of Dan's sick. Wikipedia synopsis for The Lazarus Effect Movies recommended in this episode: Viy Pet Sematary The Shallows Shin Godzilla
15/10/20161 hour 49 minutes 20 seconds
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Ep.# 214 - Victor Frankenstein

BOOOGENS! Shocktober begins with Victor Frankenstein, the movie that posits that maybe we don't actually wanna see the monster that much. Meanwhile, Elliott disrespects the death of several major pop artists, Stu brings up Jackie Chan again, and Dan says some weird things about ears and hot dogs. Wikipedia synopsis for Victor Frankenstein. Movies recommended in this episode: Mr. Right The Howling The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean
01/10/20161 hour 44 minutes 3 seconds
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Ep. #213 - Christian Mingle

Smalltember/vember continues! On this episode we discuss the feature length ad for a dating website and for God, Christian Mingle. and Stuart explains how to find cartoon porn, Dan checks his website privilege, and Elliott "Weekend at Bernies"es someone very close to him. Wikipedia synopsis for Christian Mingle. Movies recommended in this episode: Mustang The Duke of Burgundy Hard Target 2
17/09/20161 hour 49 minutes 40 seconds
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Ep. #212 - No Depo$it

Smalltember/vember begins with a movie none of us had heard of until a couple of Canadian listeners pressed a blu-ray into our hot little hands: No Deposit. Meanwhile Elliott reveals Ringo Starr's adventures in New Jersey, Stuart sends a giant child straight to the circus, and Dan delivers a line that should NOT be taken out of context. NO WIKIPEDIA SYNOPSIS for No Deposit. So here's a page for Frank D'Angelo. Movies recommended in this episode: Demolition Man A Midsummer Night's Dream Pather Panchali
03/09/20161 hour 32 minutes 46 seconds
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Ep. #211 - Godzilla (1998)

At the request of charity contest winner Erik North, we discuss the classic (?) 1998 version of Godzilla. Meanwhile Dan tries to explain Dangerous Liaisons, Elliott surprises no one by reading a Godzilla-centered magazine, and Stuart gives you some advice about how to get milk. Wikipedia synopsis for Godzilla. Movies recommended in this episode: Tickled Hitchcock/Truffaut Everybody Wants Some! Harlan County U.S.A. MAXFUN MEETUP at HINTERLANDS.
20/08/20161 hour 41 minutes 4 seconds
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Ep.# 210 - Fantastic Four LIVE

Kept in the Flop House Vaults until now, and released because we're on the road in D.C., it's the LIVE Fantastic Four show!   Visit STUART’S BAR, HINTERLANDS.
06/08/201655 minutes 40 seconds
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Ep. #209 - Pay the Ghost

Zhubin Parang joins us for the fourth most magical time on the Flop House calandar: Cagemas in July! It's also time for the political conventions, so more extensive show notes are canceled while Dan jets off to Cleveland and Philly.
23/07/20161 hour 37 minutes 35 seconds
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Ep.# 208 - Norm of the North

We just can't stop punishing ourselves with bizarre kids' computer animated films. Will Norm of the North be another Guardian of the Highlands or Foodfight!? Meanwhile Stuart has strong feelings on Tyrion Lannister's political positions, Elliott mangles Sinatra, and Dan is far too distracted by his loud cat. Wikipedia synopsis for Norm of the North. Movies recommended in this episode Shallow Grave Lifeboat Sleeping with Other People Get tickets for our LIVE SHOW in D.C. in August! Visit STUART’S BAR, HINTERLANDS.
09/07/20161 hour 22 minutes 6 seconds
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Ep.#207 - The Boy

Elliott is back from his brief sabbatical. Will the possible evil-doll-antics of The Boy make him regret it? Meanwhile Stuart makes people's days better with a choking hazard, Dan's bachelor lifestyle is depressing, and Elliott shares why he has the cleanest poop in town. Wikipedia synopsis for The Boy. Movies recommended in this episode Mistress America De Palma The Face of Another Fright Night
25/06/20161 hour 22 minutes 28 seconds
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Ep.#206 - The Choice

Hallie rejoins us, while Elliott is briefly away, to determine whether any tears were jerked by the Nicholas Sparks tearjerker, The Choice. Meanwhile Stuart reveals the Hamburglar's m-o, Dan discusses the strange things he's slept on, and Hallie explains the romantic troubles of dating someone on the metric system. Movies recommended in this episode Mr. Arkadin Entertainment Cross of Iron
11/06/20161 hour 34 minutes 8 seconds
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Ep. #205 - Gods of Egypt

Live from Cake Shop as part of NYC Podfest. It's Gods of Egypt.
28/05/20161 hour 24 minutes 8 seconds
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Ep. #204 - We Are Your Friends

On this episode we discuss the should-be-more-hateable tale of young aspiring DJ douches We Are Your Friends. Meanwhile, Elliott describes a Golden Girls party at length, Stuart burns Broadway, and Dan slowly dies. Apologies for the wonky audio. Due to his cold, Dan may have made a recording mistake with the microphones. Movies recommended in this episode: In the Blood Krampus Captain America: Civil War The 13th Warrior <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0062144/?ref
14/05/20161 hour 29 minutes 33 seconds
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Ep. #203 - Look Who's Talking Now

This episode is part three in a podcrawl with the guys at Read it and Weep, and at Too Beautiful to Live, covering the entire Look Who's Talking trilogy. We got to handle the thrilling conclusion, Look Who's Talking Now. Meanwhile we discover what's in the file titled "Things Stuart Knows," Dan reveals his shameful Simpsons past, and Elliott pitches "Fiddler on the Wolf Goes West." Movies recommended in this episode: Ricki and the Flash The Invitation China 9, Liberty 37
30/04/20161 hour 29 minutes 27 seconds
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Ep. #202 - Burnt

On this episode we run through a tasting menu of Bradley Cooper's assholish behavior in the bad-boy chef movie, Burnt. Meanwhile, Elliott recites some lewd Dr. Seuss, Stuart drops some Friday the 13th science, and Dan suggests a new sort of nativity. Movies recommended in this episode: His Girl FridayMcCabe and Mrs. Miller The Tin Drum
16/04/20161 hour 26 minutes 45 seconds
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Ep. #201 - Vice

With the glamour and horror of our 200th/MaxFun Drive episode behind us, we return to meat-and-potatoes flophousery with the little seen sci-fi actioner Vice, starring Flop House repeat offenders Thomas Jane and Bruce Willis. Meanwhile, Elliott explains the risks of marrying Shannon Tweed, Dan takes a fantasy trip to the set of the sitcom Wings, and Stuart makes a shocking leap ahead in Radio Zork Movies recommended in this episode: Green Room10 Cloverfield LaneThe Forbidden Room
02/04/20161 hour 25 minutes 58 seconds
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Ep. #200 - Nothing but Trouble

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 News<a href="http://www.imdb.com/ti
19/03/20162 hours 12 minutes 50 seconds
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Best of the Flop House 2: Ep. 76-125

Just in time for MaxFun Drive, a little bonus for listeners.
14/03/201641 minutes 14 seconds
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Ep. #199 - Jem and the Holograms

Don't worry -- we took your boring story about a magical rock-star-making computer and turned it into a thrilling story about YouTube. We talk Jem and the Holograms. Meanwhile, Elliott has a surprisingly deep knowledge of failed Internet concerns, Stuart reveals the hidden bonds between Seal and Salman Rushdie, and Dan is totally blazed. Movies recommended in this episode: Slow West<a href="https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwir1tWfyqnLAhUGvIMKHWUKB4IQFggcMAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.imdb.com%2Ftitle%2Ftt0100150%2F&usg=AFQjCNHeiW20kC9ncJj-hW663JYNRc09VQ&sig2=woa_MLxwlsSK4VfH6SJnWw&bvm=bv.116274
05/03/20161 hour 22 minutes 18 seconds
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Ep. #198 - The Cobbler

It's the Jewish magical realism tale that almost made Elliott hate his own Judaism: The Cobbler. Meanwhile, Stuart suffers from cartoon eye degeneration, Dan would like you to know very much that he's a wealthy murderer, and Elliott's singing has started to  bleed dangerously outside the letters section. Movies recommended in this episode: The Deer Hunter The Witch Chi-Raq
20/02/20161 hour 29 minutes 21 seconds
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Ep. #197 - Seventh Son

Is Seventh Son seventh fun? Perhaps, though we're not sure what "seventh fun" means. Meanwhile, Elliott pitches us on FXXX, Stuart expresses his love for fantasy bullshit maps, and Dan feels terrible about mixing up En Vogue and TLC. We also debut Jonathan Biegen's "That's How it Works (feat. The Flop House)." And a warning for sensitive listeners -- we briefly get serious during the letters section with some talk about suicide. Movies recommended in this episode: Close RangeDiary of a Teenage GirlMiddle of Nowhere
06/02/20161 hour 26 minutes 15 seconds
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Ep. #196 - Aloha

Will Cameron Crowe ever rebound from his Elizabethtown slump? Probably not with the even-worse Aloha. Meanwhile, Dan calls out famed painter Leonardo Da Vinci, Elliott can't remember the rich Bazooka Joe cast of characters, and Stu engages in something that's definitely a bit. Movies recommended in this episode: It's Such a Beautiful DaySicarioClass of 1984
23/01/20161 hour 11 minutes 29 seconds
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Flop House CLASSIC FAVORITE - Bullet to the Head

If you're a new listener, here's a good place to start!
14/01/20161 hour 6 minutes 15 seconds
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Ep. #195 - The Golden Child

It's a super-sized, super-fun, super-technical-glitch-filled CONTEST WINNER SELECTION EPISODE! Tom Horstmann requested that we watch the 1986's The Golden Child, AKA "Don't worry about rewriting the screenplay; Eddie Murphy can improvise any action movie into a comedy!" Meanwhile Stuart uncovers the racist motives of the BK Kids Club, Elliott takes down beloved dead comedian Bill Hicks, and Dan advocates the Morvern style of menswear. Movies recommended in this episode: Man UpThe Hateful EightComing to America
09/01/20161 hour 47 minutes 3 seconds
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Ep. #194 - Outcast

For this year's Cagemas we honor both the kindly St. Nicholas Cage, and Star Wars by picking the Cage-Hayden Christiansen joint, Outcast. Meanwhile, Stuart does an ad for Clearasil, Elliott contributes his worst Popeye, and, yet again, Stu and Elliott interrupt Dan when he's trying to do something nice for other people. Merry Cagemas. Special Cagemas and Cagenuka themes courtesy of Jonathan Biegen. Movies recommended in this episode: The Big Short Magic Mike XXL Bone Tomahawk
26/12/20151 hour 30 minutes 37 seconds
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Ep. #193 - United Passions

On this episode we uncharacteristically talk sports, specifically futbol, as we watched the definitely-not-about-a-corrupt-organization FIFA film, United Passions. And who better to join us as we wade into these unfamiliar waters than sports expert and Flop House nemesis, David Kalan.  Elliott introduces us to the American Bean Council mascot, Stuart coins an all-new word, Dan instructs you on sportsball Fisher Stevens cosplay, and David tells us a fascinating story about Executive Decision. Movies recommended in this episode: Shaolin SoccerSteve JobsThe
12/12/20151 hour 29 minutes 15 seconds
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Ep. #192 - Chappie

Remember when Chappie fever swept the country, with all those pet Chappies, and tickle-me-Chappies? Meanwhile, Elliott describes a literary-technique-based dystopian future, Stuart continues to explain the Internet, and Dan just checks out for a while. Like, he totally doesn't talk for seven minutes or something. Sorry, it was a long week. Movies recommended in this episode: Dead or AliveDrunk, Stoned, Brilliant, DeadWifePremonition Following an Evil Deed
28/11/20151 hour 35 minutes 28 seconds
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Ep. #191 - Men, Women & Children

Think you're too good for the Oxford comma, Men, Women & Children? WELL WE'RE TOO GOOD FOR YOU. Meanwhile Stu explains "X-Men nudity," Dan makes a call for an annotated Flop House, and Elliott explains the music your kids' kids are gonna love. Oh, and also there's a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT. Movies recommended in this episode: SpectreGrandmaThe Ipcress FileRazorback  
14/11/20151 hour 31 minutes 41 seconds
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Ep. #190 - Ouija

Every Shocktober must come, sadly, to an end, but not without our longest (and best?) episode of the month. Dan Macabre, Booart Skellington, and Elliott Killin' are joined by Hellie Haglund to discuss "Ouija," the movie that captures the thrill of moving a piece of wood across a board. Meanwhile Stuart discovers the double-meaning to House II, Dan expands his masterful celebrity impression repertoire, which turns the tables on interrupting Elliott, and Hallie insists that Ingmar Bergman was a breast man.Movies recommended in this episode:SecondsCreepMy Best FiendGinza CosmeticsThanks for all the inquiries about the health of Lulu, Dan's cat. Unfortunately, he and Sarah had to put her to sleep after 12 love-filled years. Her suffering is over, and now she's sniffing Hallie's boots in heaven. We miss her.
31/10/20151 hour 32 minutes 46 seconds
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Ep. #189 - Deliver Us from Evil

No show notes because Dan is busy nursing a sick cat.
17/10/20151 hour 29 minutes 29 seconds
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The Great Switcheroo! Adventure Zone Flop House Takeover

As part of the MaxFun Great Switcheroo, Justin, Travis, Griffin, and Merle McElroy of The Adventure Zone have taken on Leprechaun: Origins. Meanwhile, if you want to hear the Original Peaches (plus guest star Zhubin Parang) you can find them playing D&D over at The Adventure Zone!
10/10/20151 hour 5 minutes 15 seconds
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Ep. #188 - Unfriended

It's the most magical time of the year! SHOCKTOBER! And this year we're kicking off with the millenials-on-a-computer-screen shocker "Unfriended." Meanwhile, Dan reads movie ad copy, Elliott talks Quidditch injuries, and Stuart reveals his poop fears.Movies recommended in this episode:The VisitThe Leopard ManThe Late Show
03/10/20151 hour 16 minutes 29 seconds
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Ep. #187 - Fateful Findings

No show notes on account of Emmys.
19/09/20151 hour 21 minutes 52 seconds
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Ep. #186 - Guardian of the Highlands

No show notes this week.
05/09/20151 hour 26 minutes 57 seconds
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Ep. #185 - Grace of Monaco

Straight from Cannes to Lifetime (TM), it's the Grace Kelly biopic, Grace of Monaco. Meanwhile Elliott has a surprisingly deep well of Saved by the Bell knowledge, Dan speculates about Curly's gold, and Stuart finds a new way to leave Dan out of things.Movies recommended in this episode:The DropProject NimObvious Child
22/08/20151 hour 19 minutes 28 seconds
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Ep. #184 - Drive Hard

Take two faded stars, put them in an Aussie C-picture, and encourage them to improvise wildly, and what do you get? The oddly compelling Drive Hard. Meanwhile Elliott improves various movies by adding a little vitamin C(age), Dan reveals what the H.P. in H.P. Lovecraft stands for, and Stuart almost gets Billy Joel lyrics right.Movies recommended in this episode:My Brilliant CareerBreaker MorantThe Dirty DozenThe Interview (1998)
08/08/20151 hour 14 minutes 39 seconds
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The Flop House EXTRA: Best of the First 75 Episodes

Some of the top bits and tangents from the first 75 episodes, suggested by fans. Apologies for the sound quality on some of these -- it was early on and we were learning.
01/08/201553 minutes 22 seconds
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Ep. #183 - Left Behind

Show notes canceled on account of SUMMER.
25/07/20151 hour 18 minutes 27 seconds
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Ep. #182 - Strange Magic

In this episode, Jordan Morris of terrific MaxFun sister podcast Jordan, Jesse, Go! stops by to co-host while Elliott's in England, a move he immediately regretted when we watched Strange Magic. Meanwhile, Dan explains the proper way to drink beer, Stuart evinces his disdain for improv, and Jordan displays his surprisingly deep knowledge of Three Ninjas. Movies recommended in this episode:The Super CopsThe OvernightResults
11/07/20151 hour 7 minutes 40 seconds
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Ep. #181 - Jupiter Ascending

Will the guys who liked Speed Racer also enjoy the Wachowski sibling's most recent critical flop, Jupiter Ascending? Meanwhile Elliott debuts his new bumper sticker, Dan boringly digresses about The Three Investigators, and Stuart explains why, when incarcerating someone, you should really take their rocket boots.Movies recommended in this episode:CreepFlash GordonBarbarellaThe Visitor
27/06/20151 hour 12 minutes 55 seconds
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Ep. #180 - CBGB

Detailed show notes abandoned this week, as Dan and Elliott are winging their way to Montreal for a wedding!
13/06/20151 hour 10 minutes 30 seconds
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Ep. #179 - Mortdecai

Hoo boy does Johnny Depp certainly have a mustache in Mortdcai!  Meanwhile Dan reads copy off a beer for some reason, Elliott invites George Lucas to stop by, and Stuart recommends a surprising film.Movies recommended in this episode:Mad Max: Fury RoadNeed for SpeedStuart Wellington mystery recommendation
30/05/20151 hour 19 minutes 25 seconds
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Ep. #178 - 50 Shades of Grey

In the words of Homer Simpson, we've got a hankerin' for some spankerin', as we discuss 50 Shades of Grey.  Meanwhile Stuart delivers a eulogy for the rappin' granny, Elliott explains the laziness of British elocution, Dan reveals a porn tale from his past, and we include perhaps our best outtakes ever.Movies recommended in this episode:What We Do in the ShadowsLucyDownhill Racer
16/05/20151 hour 16 minutes
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The Flop House: Episode #177 - Dracula: Untold

We've seen him 3D, but are we ready for Dracula: Untold? Meanwhile Stuart demonstrates his innovative mixology, and Elliot and Dan reveal the surprising Dracula-centric details of the Mad Men finale.Movies recommended in this episode:Donnie BrascoSpringDracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary
02/05/20151 hour 13 minutes 54 seconds
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Ep. #176 - The Boy Next Door

It's the moment that the bad movie cognoscenti have been waiting for, as we discuss The Boy Next Door. Meanwhile, Stuart explains the "character" he plays, Dan becomes a proponent of the female gaze, and Elliott describes some of the lesser-known sexually explicit Disney cartoons of the 60's.Movies recommended in this episode:CitizenfourFaultsIt Follows
18/04/20151 hour 15 minutes 55 seconds
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Ep. #175 - Winter's Tale

We return to the "romantic fantasy" genre that served us so well (?) with Upside Down as we discuss the Colin Farrell vehicle, Winter's Tale. Meanwhile, Dan explains Aerosmith's magic powers, Elliott implores a horse to help him make his booty call, and Stuart wonders whether he was the one in Spaceballs. Movies recommended in this episode:Run All NightIt FollowsLove Affair, or the Case of the Missing Switchboard Operator
04/04/20151 hour 16 minutes 30 seconds
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Ep. #174 - That Awkward Moment

It's the MaxFun drive! And, though Stu is in Puerto Rico, we pulled out the big guns with a return appearance by Hallie Haglund! She adds some much needed perspective to the asshole-dude-based RomCommery of That Awkward Moment. Meanwhile Elliott reveals his hatred of smooth men who have a lot of sex, Dan is, yet again, accused of racism, and Hallie can't get over the similarity between our lead actress and farts.Movies recommended in this episode:Cold in JulyAll Good ThingsMan is Not a Bird
21/03/20151 hour 18 minutes 39 seconds
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Ep. #173 - Transcendence

Turns out that being Christopher Nolan's cinematographer is not the same thing as being Christopher Nolan, as we found out when we endured Transcendence. Meanwhile Elliott explains Dan's unusual way of reading, Stuart has a Transmorphers flashback, and Dan sings a little cow opera. Movies recommended in this episode:The Evil ClergymanThe Woman on the BeachSunshine
07/03/20151 hour 10 minutes 51 seconds
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Episode #172 - Dorothy's Return

There's just something about a terrible kids' movie that brings out the best (?) in us, so we dive headfirst into the CGI flop Legends of OZ: Dorothy's Return. Meanwhile, Stuart gives important advice to our kidnapped listeners, Dan inadvertently pitches the new hit movie "Uncatchable," and Bizzarro Elliott makes an appearance. Movies and TV recommended in this episode: SorcererWildLogan's Run
21/02/20151 hour 38 minutes 11 seconds
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Episode #171 - No Good Deed

Flop House repeat offender Idris Elba romances Taraji P. Henson in the Valentine's Day favorite No Good Deed. Wait, did we say "romances?" We meant "terrorizes." Meanwhile Elliott tells us of James Bond films of the future, Dan tries to play a game of Radio Zork, and Stuart introduces the new Sweet Amazing Candy Penis.Movies recommended in this episode:RomaHappy ChristmasCoherence
07/02/20151 hour 21 minutes 43 seconds
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Episode #170 - Transformers: Age of Extinction

We will never watch anything with nearly three hour bloat again, so enjoy the special snowflake that is us talking about the most recent Bayhem, Transformers: Age of Extinction. Meanwhile, Elliott explains how to find a Transformer's clitoris, Stuart keeps on Castle Freakin' on, and sleepy Dan (sort of) returns.Movies recommended in this episode:Winter LightZRock N Roll Nightmare
24/01/20151 hour 12 minutes 23 seconds
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Episode #169 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles LIVE

Recorded on 1/9/2015 in front of a live, sold out crowd in The Bell House in Gowanus, Brooklyn. A huge thanks to Mr. Matt Carman (1/2 of the excellent zine "I Love Bad Movies") for recording the show and making sure we sound as good as we do.
10/01/20151 hour 16 minutes 42 seconds
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Episode #168 - Rage

Merry Cagemas everyone! The store was all out of Left Behind (well... it hasn't been released to video or streaming yet), so we got you a Rage. We hope you're not too disappointed. Meanwhile Elliott reads the Looney Tunes dinner specials, Dan reveals the medical source of his word-slurring, and Stuart just can't stop chewing. Movies recommended in this episode:NightcrawlerFoxcatcherFor a Few Dollars More9 Deaths of the Ninja
27/12/20141 hour 12 minutes 37 seconds
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Episode #167 - From Justin to Kelly

Song of the autumn contest winner Jason MacIssac decreed that we should be subjected to legendary season-one-of-American-Idol ancillary flop From Justin to Kelly. Did he take it easy on us, or is there now a bounty on his head? Meanwhile Stuart introduces his innovative new restaurant concept, and Elliott murders Dan on air.  Movies recommended in this episode:Inherent ViceThe Hobbit: Battle of the Five ArmiesNine Days of One Year
13/12/20141 hour 13 minutes 15 seconds
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Episode #166 - Pompeii

A returning Flop House director guides a cast of returning Flop House stars in an eruption of mediocrity named Pompeii. Meanwhile Stu asks a provocative question about Cenobites, Elliott reveals an early draft of a Robert Louis Stevenson classic, and Dan debuts his new hit character. Movies recommended in this episode:VolcanoHouseboundThe HurricaneThe Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith
29/11/20141 hour 8 minutes 18 seconds
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The Flop House_ Episode #165 - Robocop (2014)

Detailed show notes canceled on account of Dan being sick with Mongolian death flu. Movies recommended in this episode:The Woman ChaserShort Term 12Phase IVJohn Wick
15/11/20141 hour 10 minutes 35 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #164 - 300: Rise of an Empire

Thus  we enter November, the month known for having "No" theme. And, appropriately, we watched one of the most generic of modern action sequels, 300: Rise of an Empire. Meanwhile, Elliott lectures on Noid avoidance, Dan makes a public apology relating to one type of music and attacks another, and Stu makes an exciting announcement for enjoyers of comical books.
01/11/20141 hour 7 minutes 54 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #163 - Dracula 3D

Shocktober continues/ends with Dario Argento totally forgetting everything he knew about filmmaking (and we don't even like him that much) with Dracula 3D. Meanwhile, Dan reveals the alternate, director's cut ending to Escape (The Pina Colada Song), Elliott out-pervs the pervazoid with his demands for more nudity, and Stuart once again astounds with his facility for accents. Movies recommended in this episode:Shadow of the VampireDuelThe Hitcher
18/10/20141 hour 19 minutes 7 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #162 - The Quiet Ones

BOOOOOGENS! Welcome to the first episode of SHOCKTOBER 2014 (and the first episode officially under our new podcast network, MaxFun). And because we would never Halloween trick you, instead we're treating you to a guest appearance by Hallie Haglund, sitting in with the OP's, to discuss The Quiet Ones. Meanwhile, Elliott lists all the great MaxFun podcasts, Stuart once again shows his ignorance of all things Internet, and Hallie puts Dan in his place. Movies and TV recommended in this episode: From BeyondThe ReturnedWitchboardThe Hidden
04/10/20141 hour 30 minutes 58 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #161 - A Talking Cat!?!

Smalltember continues with perhaps the smallest movie we've ever covered, the bad movie new classic "A Talking Cat!?!" Meanwhile Stuart entertains the lizard representative of Harlem, Elliott gives helpful mnemonic devices for the major German directors, and Dan does some research into the pervy past of the movie's creative team. Movies recommended in this episode:Intimate LightingThe GuestEnemy
20/09/20141 hour 19 minutes 2 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #160 - God's Not Dead

The OP's are all back in action, celebrating the all-NEW made-up holiday of "Smallvember." First up, the Christsploitation film "God's Not Dead" filled with the straw-manniest straw men outside of a county fair.  Meanwhile Elliott and Detective Columbo disprove the flat Earth theory, Stuart reveals a surprising knowledge of the Christian rock genre, and Dan announces a new contest! Movies recommended in this episode:Jodorowsky's DuneThe Last of SheilaThe One I Love
06/09/20141 hour 17 minutes 52 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #159 - Walking with Dinosaurs

Thanks to his series of enraged tweets on the matter, we invited comedy writer and pop culture expert Kevin Maher on the show to discuss the enragingly anthropomorphized Walking with Dinosaurs. Meanwhile Dan pervazoids up the Crypt Keeper, Kevin unleashes his dad rage, and Stuart yet again shows his understanding of America's youth.Movies recommended in this episode:Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1982)Into the Woods (American Playhouse, 1991)Drinking BuddiesCloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
23/08/20141 hour 16 minutes 38 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #158 - Labor Day

No movie has sexualized pastry so much since American Pie, yet somehow Labor Day is even less erotic than Jason Biggs balls-deep in apple filling. Meanwhile Stuart does some brilliant voice work, Dan loves the versatility of DVDs, and Elliott regales the world with Tales of Ruck.Movies recommended in this episode:The Crazies (1973)The Crazies (2010)Edge of TomorrowAlan Partridge
09/08/20141 hour 8 minutes 21 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #157 - The Legend of Hercules

With audiences primed to be disappointed by a new Hercules movie in theaters, why not be like the Peaches and be disappointed by The Legend of Hercules in the comfort of your own home. Meanwhile Elliott tells us the secrets of the ancient Greek hamburger, Dan has uncanny recall for old Disney cartoons, and Stuart tells sad tales of British totty.Movies recommended in this episode:SnowpiercerThe Lego MovieThe Hunger Games: Catching Fire12 Years a SlaveMuppets Most Wanted Jack Ryan: Shadow RecruitDogtoothZ
26/07/20141 hour 9 minutes 28 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #156 - 3 Days to Kill

Producer Luc Besson and director McG made a bet about the number of tones they could cram into 3 Days to Kill, and the audience lost. Meanwhile Elliott does his classic "2000 Year-Old Killer" routine, Dan gets more inappropriately sexual than ever before, Stu introduces the concept of a "neck baby," and TVs Jessica Williams stops by, because why the heck not?Movies recommended in this episode:The LimeyThey Came TogetherObvious ChildThe Sea Wolf
12/07/20141 hour 7 minutes 17 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #155 - Last Vegas

We discuss Last Vegas, which is, of course, a documentary from the far future about the time the elderly Original Peaches and friend went to Las Vegas. Meanwhile Dan unveils his totally original, copyrighted concept, Elliott reveals how he does creep research, and Stu pulls out a letters surprise.Movies recommended in this episode:Stop Making SenseLolaStakeland
28/06/20141 hour 10 minutes 47 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #154 - I, Frankenstein

Yes, Elliott, it should be called I, Frankenstein's Monster, but that doesn't change the fact that we watched I, Frankenstein. Meanwhile Elliott reveals the secret sex fetishes of Archie Comics characters, we learn Stuart's nicknames, and Dan asks the big metaphysical questions.Movies recommended in this episode:The GrannyThe Wages of FearDeceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky JayWhat's the Matter With Helen?
14/06/20141 hour 12 minutes 40 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #153 - G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Despite being one of the more nothing movies we've ever watched, we somehow crap out what we believe to be our longest episode with G.I. Joe: Retaliation. It's a living. Meanwhile, Dan and Elliott explain what "G.I. Joe" means, and develop President Ziggy, and Stuart reveals he's an evil land developer.Movies recommended in this episode:Raising CainVideodromeDeath Rides a Horse
31/05/20141 hour 21 minutes 5 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #152 - Easy Rider: The Ride Back

We discuss Easy Rider: The Ride Back, an object lesson in why you should never let a movie's sequel rights lapse. Meanwhile Dan explains the Flop House fan caste system, Elliott puts the "bar" in barter, and Stuart knows nothing about robots.Movies recommended in this episode:Blade IIThe EastMy Dinner With Andre
17/05/20141 hour 17 minutes 28 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #151 - Any Which Way You Can

1980 was a simpler time, when you could put Clint Eastwood together with an orangutan, not bother to come up with a story, and release it as a major motion picture called Any Which Way but Loose (check out We Hate Movies doing the first film in the "Clint goes ape" series, Every Which Way but Loose HERE). Meanwhile Dan runs through several impeccable celebrity impressions, Elliott explains a rare sex act, and Stu discusses what orangutans did to get orangutan news before Google alerts.Movies recommended in this episode:Blue RuinI Saw the DevilShock Corridor
03/05/20141 hour 8 minutes 6 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #150 - Grudge Match

Hey remember those DeNiro and Stallone boxing movies you loved? This is also... a movie. We talk about Grudge Match, the movie that pretends DeNiro has a chance against steroidal Stallone. Meanwhile Dan discusses Kevin Hart's need to do only Kevin-branded movies, Elliott uncovers Sean Connery's strange belief he's in every movie, and one of Stu's relatives makes an unexpected appearance. Movies recommended in this episode:The Set-UpUnder the SkinThe Raid 2
19/04/20141 hour 6 minutes 59 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #149 - Paranoia

Han Solo vs. Commissioner Gordon sounds awesome, until you realize the star of Paranoia is actually a Hemsworth brother. And not the good one. Meanwhile Elliott doubles down on the size of Gary Oldman's penis, Stuart disturbs us by talking about intimate times and Dan introduces the notion of a California Raisins fetish. A note: in this episode Dan confuses Baba Yaga with Strega Nona. Movies recommended in this episode:The Grand Budapest HotelThe VisitorThe Sweet Smell of Success
05/04/20141 hour 6 minutes 24 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #148 - Gangster Squad

Uh, one question, boss: Doesn't Gangster Squad kind of sound like WE'RE the Gangsters?We return to a big, old-fashioned Hollywood flop with Gangster Squad, the movie that takes a bunch of good actors and a promising director and churns out a film thats absurd and deadly dull by turns. Meanwhile Elliott gives Hoagie Carmichael gift advice, Stuart comes out for cast awareness, and Dan is tired and really doesn't keep up his end of the co-hosting duties. This episode brought to you by the letter "H."Movies recommended in this episode:The Roaring TwentiesThe Friends of Eddie CoyleManhunterGrand Piano
22/03/20141 hour 8 minutes 17 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #147 - Devil's Pass AND Awards Floptacular

The solution to "Devil's Kidney Stone." In which Dan makes the mistake of thinking that, because Renny Harlin directed Devil's Pass, it would be crazy and weird, rather than draggy and significantly more boring than reading the Wikipedia page about the real Dyatlov Pass incident. Then, we forgo letters and recommendations to offer a condensed version of our usual Awards Floptacular, because no one (including us) really cared much about the Awards Floptacular anyway.
08/03/20141 hour 7 minutes 48 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #146 - B*A*P*S

Sort of like M*A*S*H, but not about the army and terrible.Consider our debt to "He's the Housecat (Arthur's Theme)" music video contest winner Dan Costales paid in full! Was it worth it Dan? Was if worth the pain you caused, making us watch the pre-Oscar Halle Berry racist stereotype comedy "B*A*P*S?" Meanwhile Elliott continually implies Martin Landau is a vampire, Stuart reveals how all males are sexually threatened by him, and Dan suggests that the Crypt Keeper should've come up with a better B*A*P*S twist. Movies recommended in this episode:The LEGO MovieBeauty is Embarrassing The Sea WolfThe Professionals
22/02/20141 hour 9 minutes 43 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #145 - R.I.P.D.

Ryan Reynolds' abs are RIPD like lettuce. We ease Elliott back into the Flop House groove with a movie right in our wheelhouse: the Men in Black/Ghostbusters-lite disaster R.I.P.D. Meanwhile Dan introduces the concept of ghost hats, Elliott uses the new recording space for its foley possibilities, Stu rails against shark-drummer racism, and the whole gang does their impeccable Boston accents.Movies recommended in this episode:Who's That Knocking at My DoorSudden DeathRay Harryhausen: Special Effects TitanCaptain Phillips
08/02/20141 hour 10 minutes 27 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #144 - Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor

First confession: she peed in the pool. Hallie closes out her monthlong residency subbing for the newly-dad-ified Elliott with a doozy. It's Tyler Perry's Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor. Meanwhile Stu can't seem to pronounce Kim Kardashian correctly, Dan advertises his new calendar concern, and Hallie outlines a proper musical exercise routine. Media recommended in this episode:True DetectiveYou're NextLovelace
25/01/201458 minutes 55 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #143 - Battle of the Year

It's the Flop House crew vs. the Dream Team in an all-out dance/bad movie fight to the finish, as we discuss Battle of the Year. Meanwhile, Stu challenges our missing co-host for synopsis supremacy, Dan discusses Vincent Van Gogh's battle with his own body, and Hallie drops the world's best rooster pun.
11/01/20141 hour 5 minutes 17 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #142 - Getaway

Go away, Getaway Hawkey Holidays to all the little Flop House boys and girls. Your present is the movie-length chase scene Getaway.  Meanwhile,  Dan takes on the liberal media, Stuart gives one of his patented Flop House asides, and Elliott reminds us all of Dorf's amazing performance in Don't Look Now.Movies recommended in this episode:The Hobbit: The Desolation of SmaugThe GetawayRoninThe Ballad of Cable HogueOur Town
28/12/20131 hour 10 minutes 38 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #141 - Last Ounce of Courage

You can have my Christmas when you pry it from my cold dead hand. Hey, remember when we all used to celebrate Christmas? Last Ounce of Courage takes us back to that magical time.  Meanwhile,  Stu is upset at the way Wolverine treated his Christmas gift, Dan fails to have perspective about his knee, and Elliott reveals the Jesus/Ducktales crossover. Movies recommended in this episode:TargetsStokerMy Name is Nobody
14/12/20131 hour 15 minutes 41 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #140 - After Earth

JAYDEN WILL BE RECOGNIZED. It's the movie they tried to pretend M. Night Shyamalan had nothing to do with: After Earth.  Meanwhile,  Elliott introduces us to the Crypt Keeper's brother, Stuart meets his Phantasm hero, and Dan just needs to explain a few things first. Movies recommended in this episode:Bad MiloBlue is the Warmest Color99 River Street
30/11/20131 hour 7 minutes 14 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #139 - Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones

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
16/11/20131 hour 13 minutes 3 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #138 - Foodfight!

Simulates a real Foodfight, in that it leaves you pained, sticky, and wanting to vomit. Hey, you guys ever think to yourself, "I like Toy Story, but I wish it could be more commercial, ugly, and frenetic?" Welcome to Foodfight! Meanwhile, Dan points out the movie's one "goof," Stuart brings it back to "Just One of the Guys," and Elliott introduces his new "Southern Tin Tin Enthusiast" character. Movies recommended in this episode:GojiraThe Last UnicornWalker
02/11/20131 hour 15 minutes 8 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #137 - The Purge

Sequel to "The Binge" Hey guys, who do you think you're gonna murder during The Purge this year? Meanwhile, Dan argues for greater creativity in purge-crime, Elliott introduces "Spoiler Alert Rod Serling," and Stuart makes us all uncomfortable with his sudden surge in the perv ratings.Movies recommended in this episode:The Phantom of the OperaNight of the DemonsThe GrannyGravityMad Love
19/10/20131 hour 11 minutes 39 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #136 - ATM

Really captures the boredom of waiting at the ATM. Thank you ATM for blowing the lid off the all-too-common crime of ATM serial killing. Meanwhile, Stuart discovers the concept of the spoiler alert, and Elliott and Dan trade impressions of one of the most oft-imitated voices in Hollywood usurping the signature role of another most-imitated-voice in Hollywood.Movies recommended in this episode:BelowAmerican MaryPersonaIn the Mouth of Madness
05/10/20131 hour 10 minutes 26 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #135 - Olympus Has Fallen

Help, Olympus Has Fallen, and it can't get up! (No detailed notes this week, because 2/3 of the Original Peaches are in Los Angeles this weekend, including the one who writes the show notes and really should be packing RIGHT NOW.)
21/09/20131 hour 9 minutes 12 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #134 - Upside Down

Unfortunately not the sequel to Topsy-Turvy. Upside Down is a movie about two young lovers from planets with reverse gravity, and we somehow make it through the whole episode without making a joke about 69-ing. Meanwhile, Stuart gets his annual review, Dan can't stop getting all science-y, Elliott discusses auto-erotic time travel, and... we'll let you enjoy the surprise.
07/09/20131 hour 10 minutes 17 seconds
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The Flop House_ Episode #133 - Bullet to the Head

More accurately, bullet "in" the head, and then quickly "out" of the head. Walter Hill has made several great movies in his career. Is Bullet to the Head one of them? Meanwhile, Stuart unveils a new impression in his repertoire, Dan inspires a discussion about the horrors of gorilla sex, and Elliott keeps missing our special celebrity guest.Movies recommended in this episode:Big Brown EyesThe Queen of VersaillesClose Up
24/08/20131 hour 6 minutes 15 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #132 - Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters

The prequel to Teen Witch (we assume). Hansel & Gretel Witch Hunters was produced by Adam McCay, so it was clearly meant as a goof, but is that enough? Meanwhile, Elliott makes an indecent proposal, Dan reveals a startling breadth of knowledge regarding Misty Mundae's acting career, and Stuart lays down the pun laws. Also, the OP's receive the GREATEST GIFT IN THE HISTORY OF MANKIND.
10/08/20131 hour 8 minutes 30 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #131 - Marmaduke

We hope the psychic damage we endured was worth it do you guys: we finally caved and watched Marmaduke. Meanwhile, Elliott reveals Marmaduke's historical shenanigans, Stuart's Pacific Rim review gets scatological, and Dan would be indulging in blatant Parade-pandering with his Howard Huge reference, if we hadn't recorded before they endorsed us.0:00 - 0:30 - Introduction and theme.0:31 - 41:38 - Wait, this ISN'T a movie about a duke made out of marmalade?41:39 - 42:17 - Final judgments.41:18 - 43:47 - Some brief shout-outs to our podcast friends.43:48 - 55:06 - Flop House Movie Mailbag55:07 - 1:05:42 - The sad bastards recommend.1:05:43 - 1:07:31 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
27/07/20131 hour 7 minutes 31 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #130 - The Scarlet Letter

Ebert was right about you. 0:00 - 0:29 - Introduction and theme.0:30 - 8:00 - We take a long time to reveal something that's revealed in the episode title.8:01 - 40:09 - Nathaniel Hawthorne's timeless classic about bath voyeurism.40:10 - 42:01 - Final judgments.42:02 - 1:00:534 - Flop House Movie Mailbag1:00:35 - 1:05:53 - The sad bastards recommend.1:05:54 - 1:08:11 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
13/07/20131 hour 8 minutes 11 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #129 - A Good Day to Die Hard

Yippee ki-yay, mother floppers. 0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 39:03 - An old man goes to Russia and crashes a lot of cars.39:04- 43:35- Final judgments.43:36- 47:14- A word from our sponsor.47:15 - 1:00:59 - Flop House Movie Mailbag1:00:01 - 1:04:41 - The sad bastards recommend.1:04:42 - 1:06:22 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
29/06/20131 hour 6 minutes 22 seconds
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The Flop House Movie Minute - LIVE SHOW EXCERPT

A little something extra from our Jaws: The Revenge live screening
22/06/20136 minutes 43 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #128 - Red Dawn

WOOOOLVERIIIINES! 0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 36:26 - North Korea would've gotten away with it, too, if it wasn't for you meddling kids!36:27 - 37:47- Final judgments.37:48- 43:47 - A word from our sponsor.43:48 - 57:32 - Flop House Movie Mailbag57:33 - 1:02:11 - The sad bastards recommend.1:02:12 - 1:03:34 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
15/06/20131 hour 3 minutes 34 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #127 - Safe Haven

Oh Nicholas Sparks, you're the creepiest! APOLOGIES for the audio issues in this episode -- specifically Dan's ear-splitting levels. It does get (somewhat) better as the episode goes on.0:00 - 0:48 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 39:54 - You play a good game, Butler! But do you play... for KEEPS?39:55 - 40:13- A barely-there final judgments.40:14- 43:47 - A word from our sponsor.43:48 - 58:15 - Flop House Movie Mailbag58:16 - 1:04:42 - The sad bastards recommend.1:04:43 - 1:06:19 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
01/06/20131 hour 6 minutes 19 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #126 - Playing for Keeps

The Butler did it. 0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 34:16 - You play a good game, Butler! But do you play... for KEEPS?34:17 - 36:16- Final judgments.36:17 - 38:43 - A word from our sponsor.38:44 - 53:53 - Flop House Movie Mailbag53:54  - 1:02:17 - The sad bastards recommend.1:02:18 - 1:04:11 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
18/05/20131 hour 4 minutes 11 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #125 - Smiley

Warning: listening to this podcast may result in a Smiley attack. 0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 32:22 - It takes us even longer than usual to work up the enthusiasm to talk about Smiley.32:23 - 39:25- Final judgments.39:26 - 40:51- Keep on pluggin'.40:52 - 1:00:20- Flop House Movie Mailbag1:00:21 - 1:07:34 - The sad bastards recommend.1:07:35 - 1:09:25 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
05/05/20131 hour 9 minutes 25 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #124 - Stolen

NICHOLAS CA-AAAGE! 0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 36:00 - Some people just feel like home, y'know? Like Nic Cage in Stolen.36:01 - 38:56 - Final judgments..38:57 - 58:32 - Flop House Movie Mailbag58:33- 1:08:11 - The sad bastards recommend.1:08:12 - 1:09:45 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
20/04/20131 hour 9 minutes 45 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #123 - That's My Boy

Boy-wise, whose would you say that is? 0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 36:29 - Samberg and Sandler. Together alphabetically, now together in real life.36:30 - 42:12 - Final judgments.42:13 - 44:43 - Some housekeeping and plugs.44:44 - 59:55 - Flop House Movie Mailbag59:56 - 1:05:02 - The sad bastards recommend.1:05:03- 1:06:30 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
06/04/20131 hour 6 minutes 30 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #122 - Alex Cross

The beefy hand of justice! 0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 39:41- Alex Cross gonna make you jump, jump.39:42 - 43:32 - Final judgments.43:33 - 45:21 - Some brief plugs.45:22 - 55:43 - Flop House Movie Mailbag55:44 - 59:54 - The sad bastards recommend.59:55 - 1:01:25 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
23/03/20131 hour 1 minute 25 seconds
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Flop House Classic - Old Dogs

A fan-chosen repeat of a classic episode. Enjoy re-living the misery!
12/03/201358 minutes 24 seconds
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The Flop House: Awards Floptacular 2013!

0:00 - 0:32 - Floptacular introduction and theme.0:33 - 27:59 - A discussion of this year's Academy Awards. Remember when those were on? Like three weeks ago? Anyone?28:00 - 34:50 - We give out the most prestigious awards in Hollywood, The Floppies.34:51 - 47:34 - A special year-in-review run of recommendations.47:35 - 59:37 - Flop House Movie Mailbag59:38 - 1:01:00 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
08/03/20131 hour 1 minute
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The Flop House: Episode #121 - The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure

Dan's surgery kept him from writing up detailed show notes, which is lame, we know. But come on. Between that and Oogieloves, hasn't he suffered enough?
23/02/20131 hour 4 minutes 10 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #120 - The Paperboy

0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:35 - 40:59 - When we were paperboys, we remember a lot less rough sex.41:00 - 42:38 - Final judgments42:29 - 54:32 - Flop House Movie Mailbag54:33 - 1:03:00 - The sad bastards recommend. 1:03:01 - 1:06:55 - The gang's an asshole to Dan, goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
09/02/20131 hour 6 minutes 55 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #119 - The Odd Life of Timothy Green

0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and theme.0:35 - 34:36 - That kid's really turning over a new leaf. A NEW LEAF. GET IT? Aaaaah, you don't get it.34:37 - 37:20 - Final judgments37:21 - 38:06 - Plugs38:07 - 54:29 - The only helpful edition of the Flop House Movie Mailbag54:30 - 1:01:28 - The sad bastards recommend. 1:01:29 - 1:03:00 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
26/01/20131 hour 3 minutes
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The Flop House: Episode #118 - Total Recall

0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 42:19 - Hey, Len Wiseman's never made a bad action film starring his wife Kate Beckensale, right? Right?42:20 - 45:14 - Final judgments45:15 - 47:30 - Plugs47:31 - 57:19 - The only helpful edition of the Flop House Movie Mailbag57:2-  - 1:04:00 - The sad bastards recommend. 1:04:01- 1:05:48 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
12/01/20131 hour 5 minutes 48 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #117 - Seeking Justice

0:00 - 0:30 - Introduction and theme.0:31 - 37:37 - The Original Peaches ring out 2012 and ring in the New Year with the man who has given us so much: Nicholas Flopolas Cage.37:38 - 40:10 - Final judgments40:11 - 57:57- Flop House Movie Mailbag57:58  - 1:06:20 - The sad bastards recommend. 1:06:21- 1:08:13 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
29/12/20121 hour 8 minutes 13 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #116 - Rock of Ages

0:00 - 0:31 - Introduction and theme.0:32 - 35:10 - Fan favorite Hallie Haglund subs in for Stu in our discussion of the jukebox gloss-fest, Rock of Ages.35:11 - 39:28 - Final judgments39:29 - 56:58 - Flop House Movie Mailbag, with the very first letters DUET.56:59  - 1:03:36 - The sad bastards recommend. 1:03:37- 1:04:59 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
15/12/20121 hour 4 minutes 59 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #115 - Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 41:07 - Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter takes us on a 100% accurate tour through American history.41:08 - 42:32 - Final judgments42:33 - 43:40 - All Things Comedy plugs43:41 - 58:17 - Flop House Movie Mailbag58:18 - 1:05:07 - The sad bastards recommend. 1:05:08 - 1:06:22 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
02/12/20121 hour 6 minutes 22 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #114 - Abduction

Due to Election Day and vacation travel scheduling, show notes for this episode are unavailable. Our apologies. Here is a picture of a funny cat: http://tinyurl.com/mhstpx
16/11/20121 hour 6 minutes 25 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #113 - The Devil Inside

Detailed show notes canceled on account of hurricane.
28/10/201259 minutes 14 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #112 - The Raven

0:00 - 0:36 - Introduction and SHOCKtober theme.0:37 - 31:33 - Quoth The Raven, "Wouldn't it be cool if Poe, like, fought a serial killer?!"31:34 - 36:09 - Pumpkin spice flavored final judgments36:10 - 54:18 - Flop House Movie Mailbag54:19 - 59:35 - The sad bastards recommend. 59:36 - 1:01:58 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
13/10/20121 hour 1 minute 58 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #111 - A Little Bit of Heaven

0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 31:34 - Isn't it always the way? You meet the man of your dreams, and God gives you butt cancer.31:35 - 32:44 - Final judgments32:45 - 41:55 - Some thanks, some plugs, but most importantly: our BIG ANNOUNCEMENT.41:56 - 54:33 - Flop House Movie Mailbag54:35 - 1:00:53 - The sad bastards recommend. 1:00:54 - 1:02:45 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
29/09/20121 hour 2 minutes 45 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #110 - Battleship

0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 37:37 - A movie as bloated and overlong as Battleship deserves one of our most bloated and overlong discussions, right?37:38 - 40:07 - Final judgments40:08 - 42:33 - A plug for our live panel show, and a discussion that honestly probably should have been cut from the podcast.42:34 - 55:54 - Flop House Movie Mailbag55:55 - 1:29:59- The sad bastards recommend. 1:30:00 - 1:04:55 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
15/09/20121 hour 4 minutes 55 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #109 - Journey 2 The Mysterious Island

Apologies for the lack of more detailed show notes, as 2/3 of the Flop House are busy traveling for the GOP and Democratic conventions.
01/09/20121 hour 1 minute 13 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #108 - Passion Play

0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 35:10 - At least Passion Play is the first Megan Fox movie that's not bad BECAUSE of Megan Fox. That's gotta be worth something, right?35:11 - 38:26 - Final judgments38:27 - 55:05 - Flop House Movie Mailbag55:06 - 59:24 - The sad bastards recommend. 59:25 - 1:00:27 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
19/08/20121 hour 27 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #107 - Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

0:00 - 0:36 - Introduction and theme.0:37 - 33:57 - It's not much of a Ghost Rider movie, but at least it has spirit.33:58 - 38:55 - A recap supercut, followed by Final judgments38:56 - 53:35 - Flop House Movie Mailbag53:36 - 1:00:35 - The sad bastards recommend. 1:00:36 - 1:02:21 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
05/08/20121 hour 2 minutes 21 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #106 - Immortals

0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 3:57 - After a brief interjection from "The Top House," we take on the perversion of Greek mythology, Immortals.32:55 - 36:20 - Final judgments36:21 - 51:50 - Flop House Movie Mailbag51:51 - 1:01:52 - The sad bastards recommend. 57:19 - 59:22 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
21/07/201259 minutes 22 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #105 - A Thousand Words

0:00 - 0:37 - Introduction and theme.0:38 - 3:57 - Some talk of Dan's stubble and much talk of his national TV debut3:58 - 32:45 - A discussion of A Thousand Words, the movie that we assume resulted from Eddie Murphy not wanting to learn a lot of lines.32:46 - 35:53 - Final judgments35:54 - 51:50 - Flop House Movie Mailbag51:51 - 1:01:52 - The most interrupt-y sad bastards recommend ever!. 1:01:53 - 1:04:25 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
30/06/20121 hour 4 minutes 25 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #104 - Atlas Shrugged

0:00 - 0:29- Introduction and theme.0:30 - 2:12 - We re-introduce guest host Zhubin Parang2:14 - 36:55 - Hey look everyone! It's a dopey thing that people have based their whole philosophy on.36:56 - 40:34 - Final judgments40:35 - 56:46 - Flop House Movie Mailbag50:18 - 1:01:13 - The sad bastards recommend1:01:14 - 1:02:49 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes
17/06/20121 hour 2 minutes 49 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #103 - One For the Money

0:00 - 0:48- Introduction, live show reminder, and theme.0:49 - 4:23 - More nonsense than usual.4:24 - 36:18 - When you think "bounty hunter" you think Katherine Heigl. 36:19 - 38:55 - Final judgements38:56 - 50:17 - Flop House Movie Mailbag50:18 - 58:52 - The sad bastards recommend. 58:53 - 1:00:03 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
03/06/20121 hour 3 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #102 - Cowboys & Aliens

0:00 - 0:31- Introduction and theme.0:32 - 2:15 - Stu talks Puerto Rico and celebrity beefs  2:16 - 36:29 - 'Allo 'allo, it's me, Danyul Craig, wot's all these Cowboys & Aliens, then?36:30 - 37:50 - Final judgements37:51 - 53:00 - Flop House Movie Mailbag53:01 - 59:21 - The sad bastards recommend. 59:22 - 1:00:30 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
19/05/20121 hour 30 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #101 - The Last Godfather

0:00 - 0:35- Introduction and theme.0:36 - 9:15 - Our guest, Al Madrigal, regales us with tales of what it's like to actually appear in a Flop House-quality film.  9:16 - 49:40 - A discussion of The Last Godfather, a Korean comedy star's attempt to conquer the American market. As crossovers go, it's at least as successful as "Rappin' Rodney."49:41 - 51:27 - Final judgements51:28 - 1:02:00 - Al talks Craigslist moviemaking, and the sad bastards recommend. 1:02:01 - 1:04:26 - A plug, goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
05/05/20121 hour 4 minutes 26 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #100 - Tango & Cash

0:00 - 0:44 - Introduction and theme.0:45 - 3:50 - We waste a little time celebrating a meaningless milestone3:51 - 44:04 - A discussion of America's filmmaking apex: Tango & Cash44:05 - 1:00:00 - The Flop House Movie Mailbag1:00:01 - 1:06:431:06:44 - 1:08:00 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
21/04/20121 hour 8 minutes
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The Flop House: Episode #99 - The Three Musketeers

0:00 - 0:36 - Introduction and theme.0:37 - 5:37 - We discuss In Time's "Olivia Wildegate" scandal5:38 - 34:34 - The Three Musketeers has inspired at least twenty full-length film adaptations and many more sequels, shorts, and cartoons. It is timeless tale, impossible to ruin. This film does its damnedest.  34:35 - 38:19 - Final judgements38:20 - 51:20 - Flop House Movie Mailbag51:21 - 1:00:09  - Our longest recommendations in a while1:00:10 - 1:03:00 - Plugs, theme, and outtakes.
07/04/20121 hour 3 minutes
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The Flop House: Episode #98 - In Time

But there was time! Time enough... at last!
23/03/20121 hour 4 minutes 53 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #97 - Awards Floptacular 2012

0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 34:00 - We discuss The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' top honor. You know, the one they entrusted to Billy Crystal.34:01 - 44:29 - We bestow the most coveted of all awards: The Floppies.44:30 - 1:00:02 - Flop House Movie Mailbag1:00:03 - 1:07:40  - Some year-end recommendations from 20111:07:41 - 1:10:02 - Plugs, theme, and outtakes.
04/03/20121 hour 10 minutes 2 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #96 - Dream House

0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 2:50 - The peaches reacquaint themselves with each other and this thing called "podcasting."2:51 - 30:20 - We discuss Nic Cage's latest Flop House joint, Trespass, which approached Delgo levels of failure.30:21- 34:18 - Final judgments34:19 - 50:00  - Flop House Movie Mailbag50:01 - 57:29 - The sad bastards recommend.57:30 - 1:02:04- Plugs, theme, and outtakes.
18/02/20121 hour 2 minutes 4 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #96 - Trespass

0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 6:41 - We introduce our special guest, fellow Daily Show writer Zhubin Parang, and extend thanks to all who came to the live show.6:42 - 37:15 - We discuss Nic Cage's latest Flop House joint, Trespass, which approached Delgo levels of failure.37:16 - 39:50 - Final judgments39:51 - 52:55  - Flop House Movie Mailbag52:56 - 57:00 - The sad bastards recommend.57:01 - 59:27- Frackcast, theme, and outtakes.
28/01/201259 minutes 27 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #94 - Conan the Barbarian

0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 2:30 - A lot of nonsense about bears.0:33 - 2:56 - The usual bullshit.2:57 - 32:08 - Conan hears the lamentations of the Flop House.32:09 - 38:24 - Final judgments38:251 - 52:34  - Flop House Movie Mailbag52:35 - 54:36 - We plug our LIVE EVENT.54:37 - 57:01 - The sad bastards recommend.57:02 - 58:35- Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
14/01/201258 minutes 35 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #93 - Green Lantern

0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 2:56 - The usual bullshit.2:57 - 36:23 - Look! Up in the air! It's a Granny Smith apple! It's Kermit! No, it's the GREEN LANTERN!36:24 - 40:20 - Final judgments40:21 - 52:55  - Flop House Movie Mailbag52:56 - 56:25 - We plug our LIVE EVENT.56:26 - 57:52 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
21/12/201157 minutes 52 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #92 - Country Strong

0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 4:03 - A little discussion of Stuart's wedding and related matters.4:04 - 34:24 - Kevin James tries so hard, bless his giant heart.34:25 - 36:45 - Final judgments36:46 - 41:46 -  Business matters, discussion of the Flop House Wiki, and the wedding of Elliott's REAL best friend.41:47 - 55:09 - Flop House Movie Mailbag55:10 - 1:00:31 - The sad bastards recommend1:00:32 - 1:01:59 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
04/12/20111 hour 1 minute 59 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #91 - Zookeeper

0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and theme.0:35 - 6:43 - We introduce our guest host, Hallie Haglund -- Daily Show writer, Dan-and-Elliott friend, and Elliott's office-mate --who regales us with embarrassing KalanTales.6:44 - 42:50 - Kevin James tries so hard, bless his giant heart.42:51 - 46:00 - Final judgments46:01 - 58:37 - Flop House Movie Mailbag58:38 - 1:02:57 - The sad bastards recommend1:02:58 - 1:04:40 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
21/11/20111 hour 4 minutes 40 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #90 - Red Riding Hood

0:00 - 0:43 - Introduction and SHOCKTOBER theme.0:44 - 9:15 - It's the Original Peaches plus one, when we're joined by Stuart's soon-to-be best man Alexander Smith. Topics are discussed and bachelor parties alluded to.9:16 - 43:16 - Little Red Riding Hood's subtext becomes text, because apparently all teen girls want is to fuck monsters.43:17 - 47:05 - Special SHOCKTOBER final judgments47:06 - 59:32 - Flop House Movie Mailbag59:33 - 1:03:30 - In lieu of recommendations, we let Alex turn this into a plugcast.1:03:31 - 1:04:20 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.1:04:21 - 1:09:16 - A Lydia Burrell bonus track.
29/10/20111 hour 9 minutes 16 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #89 - Season of the Witch

Show notes/timecode delayed on account of busy weekend.
15/10/20111 hour 3 minutes 34 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #88 - Priest

0:00 - 0:37 - Introduction and theme.0:38 - 4:10 - We introduce our guest, Tom Silvestro, and gripe more about our ongoing technical problems.4:11 - 27:58 - Should you let this Priest touch you?27:59 - 31:40 - Some special SHOCKTOBER final judgments31:41 - 40:29 - Flop House Movie Mailbag40:30 - 53:39 - The sad bastards recommend53:38 - 55:27 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
01/10/201155 minutes 27 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #87 - My Soul to Take

0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and theme.0:35 - 6:43 - The technical difficulties saga continues.6:44 - 30:01 - You'd think there would be a lot to talk about in a three hour film, wouldn't you? You would be wrong.30:02 - 35:30 - Final judgments35:31 - 51:52 - Flop House Movie Mailbag51:53 - 56:20 - The sad bastards recommend56:20 - 57:32 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
17/09/201157 minutes 32 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #86 - The Happiest Millionaire

0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and theme.0:35 - 4:17 - We discuss our recent technical difficulties.4:18 - 27:57 - You'd think there would be a lot to talk about in a three hour film, wouldn't you? You would be wrong.27:58 - 33:00 - We summarily dispense with final judgments, to discuss Stuart's SURPRISE GIFT to Dan and Elliott33:31 - 47:45 - Flop House Movie Mailbag47:46 - 54:44 - The sad bastards recommend / plug.54:45 - 55:52 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
02/09/201155 minutes 52 seconds
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Flop House Bloopers and Practical Jokes

Just bloopin' around.
19/08/201119 minutes 1 second
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The Flop House: Episode #85 - Limitless

0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and theme.0:35 - 2:23 - Elliott's public airing of grievances.2:24 - 39:26 - We find a surprising amount to say about the wish-fulfillment fantasy, Limitless.39:27 - 41:30 - Final judgments.41:31 - 58:07 - Flop House Movie Mailbag58:08 - 59:13 - A speed round of the sad bastards recommend59:14 - 1:00:21 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
31/07/20111 hour 21 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #84 - Sucker Punch

0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 5:28 - Tales of Cobra Commander and Twin Sitters5:29 - 32:05 - Zach Snyder somehow finds a way to ruin sexy schoolgirls fighting robotic samurais. 33:37 - 35:32 - Final judgments.35:33 - 50:59 - Flop House Movie Mailbag51:00 - 58:00 - The sad bastards recommend58:01 - 58:43 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
17/07/201158 minutes 43 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #83 - I Am Number Four

0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 5:48 - We discuss our GLOWING Onion AV Club mention.5:49 - 33:34 - Nothing starts a franchise better than a movie clearly only designed to start a franchise.  Case in point: I Am Number Four.33:37 - 35:10 - Final judgments.35:11 - 51:09 - Flop House Movie Mailbag, complete with exhuastingly-long theme.51:10 - 57:17 - The sad bastards recommend57:18 - 58:45 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
25/06/201158 minutes 45 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #82 - Drive Angry

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.
12/06/201153 minutes 53 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #81 - The Roommate

0:00 - 0:41 - Introduction and theme.0:42 - 8:29 - Stuart helps Dan deliver some big news by setting up a bit at length and then seeming totally uninterested in the payoff.8:30 - 29:35 - We seem to have less to say about The Roommate than any prior film.29:36 - 35:22 - Final judgments.35:23 - 54:01 - Recommendations are BUMPED for our longest Movie Mailbag yet.54:02 - 58:40 - The sad bastards recommend58:41 - 59:51 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
28/05/201159 minutes 51 seconds
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The Flop House: Movie Minute #36 - A Shameless Plug

The gang had to take the week off, but Matt Carman and Kseniya Yarosh from the zine "I Love Bad Movies" (ilovebadmovies.com) are here to tell you about an exciting LIVE FLOP HOUSE EVENT, that the floppers are preparing in partnership with the I Love Bad Movies team. http://bit.ly/je68Vc
21/05/20116 minutes 44 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #80 - The Sorcerer's Apprentice

0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and theme.0:35 - 5:56 - The usual gang takes a few moments to reacquaint themselves, after a month of guest hosts, and begin unintentionally insulting everyone.5:57 - 35:45 - If you're gonna make a not-so-great movie, do everyone a favor and stick Nicholas Cage and Alfred Molina in it.35:45 - 39:00 - Final judgments.48:31 - 55:35 - Recommendations are BUMPED for our longest Movie Mailbag yet.55:36 - 57:42 The final letter segues into thrilling news of our first LIVE FLOP HOUSE EVENT!57:43 - 59:08 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
07/05/201159 minutes 8 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #79 - Knight and Day

0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 6:57 - We're so delighted by our special MYSTERY GUEST (whose identity is ruined in the show description) that we take even longer than usual to get to the point.6:58 - 47:29 - In-between discussions of Batman villains, we find a little time to talk about Knight and Day.47:30 - 48:30 - Final judgments.48:31 - 54:50 - The sad bastards recommend. 54:51 - 56:34 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
22/04/201156 minutes 34 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #78 - Gooby

0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and theme.0:35 - 4:28 - We introduce guest host Andy Rocco, and challenge him to justify himself.4:29 - 47:22 - We find a surprising amount to talk about in Gooby, almost managing to keep to the topic.47:23 - 50:06 - Final judgments.50:07 - 55:57 - The sad bastards recommend. 57:58 - 58:57 - Plugs, goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
10/04/201158 minutes 57 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #77 - Skyline

0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 30:55 - We discuss the Battle: Los Angeles prequel, Skyline.  What, it's not a prequel?30:56 - 34:20 - Final judgments.34:21 - 53:05 - Donations and Flop House Movie Mailbag53:06 - 56:27 - The sad bastards recommend. 56:28 - 57:26 - Plugs, goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
27/03/201157 minutes 26 seconds
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The Flop House's Third Annual Awards Floptacular

0:00 - 0:53 - Red carpet introduction0:54 - 35:51 - In contrast to EVERYONE ON THE INTERNET and our usual tendency to hate on things, we actually didn't mind the Oscars. 35:52 - 45:25 - Flop House Movie Mailbag45:26 - 48:20- A brief pledge drive48:21 - 55:56 - Dan tells the greatest story in American letters. Suck it, Twain and Hemmingway.55:57 - 59:47 - Plugs, goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
05/03/201159 minutes 47 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #75 - Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 20.0px; font: 13.0px 'Trebuchet MS'; color: #cccccc} 0:00 - 0:35 - Introduction and theme 0:36 - 33:09 - We spend a little time discussing Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time and way too much time discussing Duckberg and its inhabitants.   33:10 - 36:53- Final judgments 36:54 - 53:14 - A super-sized Movie Mail Bag, including some Oscar talk 53:15 - 58:29- The sad bastards recommend  58:30 - 59:41 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes. Go to www.flophousepodcast.com and click on our shiny new donate button to support the show.
17/02/201159 minutes 41 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #74 - Valentine's Day

0:00 - 0:39 - SEXY Introduction and theme0:40 - 3:27 - We work ourselves up into discussing the movie with some of our usual gibberish.0:28 - 36:41- Cuddle up tight with your loved one and share your most romantic pair of earbuds for this discussion of Valentine's Day.36:42 - 39:37- Final judgments39:38 - 52:41 - An epic Flop House Movie Mailbag52:42 - 57:33- The sad bastards recommend 57:34 - 59:25 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
05/02/201159 minutes 25 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #73 - Devil

0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme0:33 - 36:30- Sure M. Night Shyamalan makes amazing Flop House movies as a director and as a writer, but can he bring that same anti-magic as a producer?36:31 - 38:18- Final judgments38:19 - 39:25 - Pause for station identification39:26 - 44:55 - The Flop House Movie Mailbag44:56 - 51:02- The sad bastards recommend (Including a very special fantasy recommendation)51:03 - 54:38 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
22/01/201154 minutes 38 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #72 - Killers

0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 4:00 - We re-introduce guest host Lou Fernandez of Lou Reads the Internet for You.4:01 - 34:20 - We talk about the Kutcher-Heigel collaboration that America's 12-year-olds were clamoring for.34:21 - 36:35 - Final judgments40:07 - 47:45 - We expand our flop purview to include The Great White Way, as Lou relates his experience seeing Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark47:46 - 56:42 - The sad bastards recommend. 56:43 - 58:07 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
08/01/201158 minutes 7 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #71 - The Last Airbender

0:00 - 0:31 - Introduction and theme.0:32 - 33:37 - How much air could an airbender bend if an airbender could bend air? The answer is surprisingly dull.33:38- 40:06 - Some highly digressive final judgments40:07 - 54:58 - The Flop House Movie Mailbag54:59 - 58:46 - The sad bastards recommend. 58:47 - 59:26 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
19/12/201059 minutes 26 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #70 - Jonah Hex

What the Hex?
05/12/201051 minutes 11 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #69 - Big Money Rustlas

0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 4:15 - We kill a little time needling Elliott and remembering Dino de Laurentiis.4:16 - 29:36 - Fuckin' movies, how do they work?29:37- 33:16 - Final judgments33:17 - 39:27 - The sad bastards recommend. 39:28 - 47:13 - Instead of cutting our losses, we waste even more time.47:14 - 48:04 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
12/11/201048 minutes 4 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #68 - Teen Witch

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 20.0px; font: 13.0px 'Trebuchet MS'; color: #010101} 0:00 - 0:35 - Introduction and SHOCKTOBER theme. 0:36 - 6:17 - Your regular co-hosts waste six minutes talking about how nice it is to all be in the same room again. 6:18 - 32:15 - We are all giddy, GIDDY, to be watching Teen Witch -- a classic bad movie -- rather than the usual modern, sub-mediocre Hollywood crap. 32:16- 37:15- Final judgments 37:16 - 49:44 Flop House Mailbag 49:45 - 54:39- The sad bastards recommend. 54:40 - 56:09 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
29/10/201056 minutes 9 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #67 - The Uninvited

0:00 - 0:39 - Introduction and SHOCKTOBER theme.0:40 - 35:46 - Turns out "The Uninvited" isn't a horror movie about an angry guest who didn't get invited to Elliott's wedding.  Instead, it's about ghosts or crazy people, or some shit.35:47- 39:13- Final judgments39:14 - 45:44- The sad bastards recommend. 45:45 - 46:39 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
16/10/201046 minutes 39 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #66 - Blood: The Last Vampire

0:00 - 0:37 - Introduction and SHOCKTOBER theme.0:38 - 8:47 - We spend nearly ten minutes introducing our special guest Federico Hatoum, and explaining why we've been M.I.A. for over a month.8:48 - 28:49 - We talk about Blood: The Last Vampire. .. or, more accurately, "CG Blood: The Last Vampire."29:50- 34:36- Final judgments34:37 - 47:54 - PLUGS! which eventually devolve into a series of mouth-sounds.47:55 - 58:52- The sad bastards recommend. 58:53 - 1:00:12 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
02/10/20101 hour 12 seconds
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The Flop House - Episode #65: Old Dogs

0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 6:13 - So much talk about weddings that you'd think you were listening to three schoolgirls, if not for the World of Warcraft reference.6:14 - 42:05 - A scintillating discussion of Old Dogs, the family film that's fun for no ages, as well as our longest, most absurd digression yet.42:06 - 43:03- Final judgments are handily dispensed with.43:04 - 48:17 - Dan manages to announce our CONTEST WINNER, despite Elliott and Stu's best efforts to not let him get the name out.48:18 - 55:45 - The sad bastards recommend. 55:46 - 58:24 - Plugs, goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
15/08/201058 minutes 24 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #64 - Repo Men

0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 27:35 - Jude Law and Forrest Whittaker repossess both our will to live and to discuss the movie Repo Men.27:36 - 33:19 - Final judgments, and Elliott rambling Lethal Weapon 2 digression.33:20 - 49:04 - A brimming Flop House Movie Mailbag.49:05 - 58:50 - Instead of recommendations, Elliott gives us a firsthand report on San Diego's ComiCon.58:51 - 59:41 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
30/07/201059 minutes 41 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #63 - From Paris With Love

0:00 - 0:16 - Introduction and theme 0:17 - 34:17 - Luc Besson is usually good for some dumb thrills.  Take away the thrills, and you have From Paris With Love. 34:18 - 36:55 - Final judgments 36:56 - 41:30 - Friendly's with benefits. 41:31 - 45:19 - NEW CONTEST ALERT 45:20 - 55:03 - The sad bastards recommend. 55:04- 55:54 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
09/07/201056 minutes 9 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #62 - Legion

0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and theme0:35 - 40:51 - God has decided to punish us. Not by sending all of the angels from heaven to wipe out humanity - by making us watch Legion.  (And punish Dan in particular by making Stu and Elliott interrupt him more than ever before.)40:52 - 42:14 - Final judgments42:15 - 57:47 - The Flop House Movie Mailbag threatens to take over the show.57:48 - 59:21 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
19/06/201059 minutes 21 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #61 - Surrogates

0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme0:33 - 34:34 - Chicks and ducks and geese better scurry, when we take you out in our discussion of Surrogates.34:35 - 37:20 - Final judgments38:21 - 45:55 - The Flop House Movie Mailbag.45:56 - 51:40- The sad bastards recommend.51:41 - 54:25 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
05/06/201054 minutes 25 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #60 - All About Steve

0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and theme0:35 - 2:30 - We reintroduce special guest host Brock Mahan.2:31 - 36:53 - We put on our critics' high-heeled red leather books to take on the no-rom, no-com, rom-com All About Steve40:56 - 40:55 - Final judgments40:56 - 44:07 - An all-comments Flop House mailbag.48:45 - 55:07- The sad bastards recommend.55:08 - 57:53 - Plugs, goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
20/05/201057 minutes 53 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #59 - Law Abiding Citizen

0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme0:34 - 2:24 - We waste a few minutes talking about how long it's been since we've invaded your ear-holes.2:25 - 35:39 - We discuss Law Abiding Citizen, the most egregious movie title crime against hyphens since The 40 Year Old Virgin.35:39 - 38:18 - Final judgments38:20 - 39:25 - Station identification39:26 - 44:07 - We attempt to re-create a Flop House Movie Mailbag from memory, and we make fun of Stuart's fragile mental state.44:08 - 52:10- The sad bastards recommend.52:11 - 53:01 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
09/05/201053 minutes 1 second
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The Flop House: Episode #58 - Twilight: New Moon

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.
11/04/201052 minutes 13 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #57 - Sorority Row

0:00 - 0:36 - Introduction and theme0:37 - 8:10 - Before getting down to business we discuss Stuart's vacation, Dan's nasal surgery, and the acting career of guest host Eric Zuckerman.8:11 - 39:48 - We talk about Sorority Row, the remake of House on Sorority Row, which, of course, was a remake of Erich Von Stroheim's Greed, based on the novel Push, by Sapphire.39:49 - 44:17 - Final judgments44:18 - 52:00 - Flop House Movie Mailbag52:01 - 59:14 - The sad bastards recommend.59:15 - 59:53 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
27/03/201059 minutes 53 seconds
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The Flop House_ Episode #56 - Whiteout

0:00 - 0:31 - Introduction and theme0:31 - 5:00 - We reintroduce guest co-host Amanda Melson, and spend nearly five full minutes reminiscing about the New York comedy scene in a way that's almost completely alienating to outsiders. 5:01 - 39:12 - You know your movie's in trouble when even an ice ax-wielding killer and Kate Beckinsale in her underwear can't generate any excitement39:13 - 43:10 - Final judgments43:11 - 48:00 - Flop House Movie Mailbag48:01 - 53:48 - The sad bastards recommend.53:49 - 54:52 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
06/03/201054 minutes 52 seconds
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The Flop House Movie Minute #35 - Best Picture Decimal System

TEN BEST PICTURE NOMINEES? HAS THE WORLD GONE MAD?!
01/03/201010 minutes 57 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #55 - The Ugly Truth

0:00 - 0:30 - Introduction and theme 0:31 - 3:35 - Stuart wastes all of our time by discussing his upcoming 30th birthday. 3:36 - 34:25 - If your criteria for a romantic comedy is that it contains the words "the" and "truth," and has a negative descriptor in the middle, may we suggest The Awful Truth starring Cary Grant? 34:26 - 40:31 - Final judgments 40:32 - 50:00 - Flop House Movie Mailbag 50:01 - 51:14 - An explanation of the new Movie Minute policy. 51:15 - 56:31 - The sad bastards recommend. 56:32 - 58:30 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
21/02/201058 minutes 30 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode 54 - Gamer

0:00 - 0:36 - Introductions and Theme0:37 - 33:42- We welcome Matt Koff, our second guest host of a still-young 2010, and we introduce him to a rising star named Gerard Butler, in a little film called Gamer.33:43 - 37:57 - Final Judgments37:58 - 48:38- A very navel-gazing movie mailbag.38:39 - 51:47 - Two out of three  bastards recommending aint' bad.51:48 - 52:37 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
07/02/201052 minutes 37 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #53 - Hannah Montana: The Movie

0:00 - 0:34 - Introductions and Theme0:35 - 3:00 - We welcome Elliott back and, for some reason, Stuart wastes time quizzing him and Dan about current events.3:01 - 37:24 - We discuss Hannah Montana: The Movie, because surely the audience for that picture was white males in their late twenties to early thirties.37:25 - 40:27 - Final Judgments40:28 - 53:49- Our longest letters segment yet, resulting in one of our patented vague Flop House contests.53:50 - 56:49 - A very short sad bastards recommend.56:50 - 58:14 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
23/01/201058 minutes 14 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #52 - Dragonball: Evolution

0:00 - 0:36 - Introductions and Theme0:37 - 3:47 - We introduce our guest co-host, Nigel Wood.3:48 - 29:50 - We discuss 90 minutes of bright colors, loud noises, and disconnected action, in a DVD mislabeled &quot;Dragonball: Evolution.&quot;29:51 - 33:23 - Final Judgments33:24 - 34:30 - Station identification34:31 - 41:46 - The sad bastards recommend.45:47 - 45:02 - Goodbyes, theme, and outtakes.
10/01/201045 minutes 2 seconds
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The Flop House Movie Minute #34 - Movie Minute Mailbag: The Squeakquel

We answer another letter from a loyal listener.
20/12/200911 minutes 30 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #51 - X-Men Origins: Wolverine

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.
12/12/200954 minutes 19 seconds
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The Flop House Movie Minute #33 - Writers Guild

Our most self-indulgent movie minute yet!
06/12/200910 minutes 42 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #50 - Delgo

0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and theme0:35 - 3:40 - We devote a little time to patting ourselves on the back for reaching fifty episodes.3:41 - 28:51 - We celebrate our fiftieth anniversary by discussing Delgo, the movie most likely to inspire blank stares in our audience, followed by &quot;What the fuck's a Delgo?.&quot;  Maybe we'll get it together for our 100th.  28:51 - 29:58 - Pause for station identification29:59 - 35:55 - Final judgments 35:56 - 40:40 - Flop House Movie Mailbag, plus discussion of a wacky cross-country adventure.40:41 - 47:40 - The sad bastards recommend.  47:41 - 49:19 - Goodbyes, theme and outtakes.
22/11/200949 minutes 19 seconds
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The Flop House Movie Minute #32 - Twisted Trailers 4: Through the Portal of Time

Who doesn't love trailers and shaggy dog puns?
17/11/20092 minutes 40 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #49 - Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li

0:00 - 0:37 - Introduction and theme0:38 - 39:10- We dive right in and discuss a movie based on a video game character that was only popular because preteen boys are too scared to talk to real girls - Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li.39:11 - 40:10 - Final judgments 40:11 - 41:33 - A CONTEST WINNER ANNOUNCED, for the contest everyone (even the hosts) forgot was happening.41:34 - 47:47 - The sad bastards recommend.  47:48 - 50:17 - Plugs, goodbyes, theme and outtakes.50:18 - 51:17 - Station identification.
08/11/200951 minutes 17 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #48 - The Chaos Experiment

0:00 - 0:56 - Introduction, APOLOGY, and theme0:57 - 4:00 - The return of Dan's least favorite reoccurring segment.4:01 - 41:41- Dan, Stu, and Elliott make vicious fun of a movie you've never heard of, giving the lie to their claim that they're too nice to kick a film when it's down.41:42 - 44:53- Final judgments 44:54 - 51:54 - Our second and final SHOCKTOBER sad bastards recommend of 2009.  51:55 - 55:00 - Plugs, goodbyes, theme and outtakes.
26/10/200955 minutes
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The Flop House Movie Minute #31 - VIDEO - The Flop House Live

Our first ever video podcast lets you join us in NYC, at the UCB Theater, for the Flop House's guest appearance on Andy Rocco's Hipster Show.
18/10/20099 minutes 26 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #47 - The Unborn

0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and SPOOKY theme0:35 - 2:27 - The usual off-topic nonsense up front.2:28 - 30:44- Finally, the pro-abortion, anti-holocaust, Jewish demon horror story you've been waiting for! The Unborn.30:45 - 34:04- Final judgments 34:05 - 39:29 - Movie Mailbag39:30 - 47:11 - A special SHOCKTOBER sad bastards recommend.  47:12 - 48:37 - Goodbyes, theme and outtakes.
10/10/200948 minutes 37 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #46 - Obsessed

0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme0:34 - 4:14- We engage in a hilarious bit about how everyone spent last weekend.4:15 - 28:26- Race-baiting mixed with Fatal Attraction seems like a recipe for trashy film fun.  And yet, count the times that Dan sighs wearily, while discussing Obsessed.28:27 - 30:30- Final judgments 30:31 - 34:30 - Movie Mailbag34:31 - 39:24 - Inspired by the final letter, we segue directly into a special older &quot;bad movie&quot; edition of sad bastards recommend.39:25 - 43:37 - Which, in turn, devolves into a discussion of T&amp;A comedies.43:38 - 46:15 - A plug from Elliott, goodbyes, theme and outtakes.
27/09/200946 minutes 15 seconds
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The Flop House Movie Minute #30 - New Web Address

A commercial for our new, more convenient web address.
20/09/20092 minutes 2 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #45 - Skinwalkers

0:00 - 0:31 - Introduction and theme0:32 - 3:58- We introduce our guests, lycanthropy activists Ritch Duncan and Bob Powers.3:59 - 35:58 - What are &quot;Skinwalkers?&quot; Are they ancient legendary beasts?  Are they sufferers of a terrible curse? Are they nudists?  Or, perhaps they're just a way to tart up a lousy werewolf movie in Native American garb.35:59 - 41:51- Final judgments 41:52 - 48:21 - The sad bastards recommend.48:22 - 50:09 - Goodbyes, theme and outtakes.
13/09/200950 minutes 9 seconds
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The Flop House Movie Minute #29 - Movie Minute Mailbag

More letters from our loyal listeners.
06/09/200913 minutes 25 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #44 - Knowing

0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme0:34 - 33:52 - The original Peaches unearth a time capsule with a warning for all mankind: avoid Knowing.33:53 - 36:27- Final judgments 36:28 - 37:34 - A break for station identification.37:35 - 42:50 - The Flop House Movie Mailbag42:51 - 47:59 - The sad bastards recommend.48:00 - 49:17 - Goodbyes, theme and outtakes.
29/08/200949 minutes 17 seconds
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The Flop House_ Episode #43 - Righteous Kill

0:00 - 0:37 - Introduction and theme0:38 - 5:20 - We spend some time discussing Stuart's penis and introduce our guest host, Meghan O'Neill.5:21 - 36:59 - How many lousy movies do two of the greatest actors of their generation have to make, before we give up on them?  Just one, if it's Righteous Kill.37:00 - 38:06- A break for station identification and all things Flop House.38:07 - 42:45 - Final judgments42:46 - 43:52 - We tease letters but cruelly do not read any this episode.43:53 - 51:27 - The sad bastards recommend.51:28 - 53:20 - Goodbyes, theme and outtakes.
15/08/200953 minutes 20 seconds
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Movie Minute Klassic - Comic Heroes

The Flop House gets just as lazy in August as anyone else, so while we're on vacation, please enjoy this rerun of our most popular movie minute.
09/08/20097 minutes 34 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #42 - Paul Blart: Mall Cop

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.
02/08/200940 minutes 50 seconds
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The Flop House Movie Minute #28 - Criterion Collection

Lou Fernandez of Loureads.com helps us out by lending his melifluous pipes and his sophisticated producing style to this advertisement.
26/07/20093 minutes 38 seconds
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The Flop House_ Episode #41 - 12 Rounds

Dan was out of town this weekend, so he didn't have time to write full show notes for this episode, but he did have time to post it, and HERE IT IS!
20/07/200957 minutes 37 seconds
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The Flop House Movie Minute #27 - Oscar Double Down

Thanks to recording in advance, we're a little late to the party discussing the Oscar Best Picture change.
12/07/20097 minutes 9 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #40 - Friday the 13th

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.
28/06/200956 minutes 42 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #39 - Bride Wars

0:00 - 0:31 - Introduction and theme0:32 - 2:22 - We introduce our guest host: stand-up comedian and comedy writer Amanda Melson.2:23 - 31:20 - In Bride Wars, there are no winners.  Only bloodstained white tulle.31:21 - 34:23- Final judgments34:24 - 39:02 - Listener mail, and a revelation about Dan's slumlord background.39:03 - 45:40 - The sad bastards recommend45:41 - 47:24 - Goodbyes, theme and outtakes.
13/06/200947 minutes 24 seconds
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The Flop House Movie Minute #26 - Orson Welles for The Flop House

Paul Masson's got nothing on us.
07/06/20091 minute 17 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #38 - Beverly Hills Chihuahua

0:00 - 0:41 - Introduction and theme0:42 -  31:36 - We discuss Beverly Hills Chihuahua, the movie that made talking Chihuahuas a national sensation. Wait... I'm thinking of Taco Bell.31:36 - 38:38 - Final judgments38:39 - 46:00 - After some hilarity about the Civil War, we read a letter from a listener.46:01 - 53:19 - The sad bastards recommend53:20 - 55:35 - Dan reveals a shameful talent for remembering celebrity nude scenes, followed by goodbyes, theme and outtakes.
30/05/200955 minutes 35 seconds
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The Flop House Movie Minute #25 - Remake Reuse Recycle

Elliott lists some terrible remake ideas, while Stu contributes a remake he'd like to see.
25/05/200913 minutes 19 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #37 - Seven Pounds

0:00 - 0:31 - Introduction and theme0:34 -  27:04 - Will Smith.  Rosario Dawson.  A Jellyfish.  The formula for a blockbuster smash?  We discuss Seven Pounds.27:05 - 29:50 - Final judgments29:51 - 34:38 - The sad bastards recommend34:39 - 40:04 - Some last minute bitching and moaning about Seven Pounds, followed by goodbyes, theme and outtakes.
17/05/200940 minutes 4 seconds
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The Flop House Movie Minute #24 - 18 Again, Again

America swaps bodies with its younger self, to go back to a time when body-swap movies were popular.
11/05/200910 minutes 8 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #36 - The Spirit

0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme0:34 -  31:12 - After a brief trip south of the border, we talk about The Spirit. The movie that manages to make superheroes dull and cleavage unsexy.31:13 - 33:24 - Final judgments33:25 - 42:27 - The sad bastards recommend42:28 - 46:09 - A little talk about ghosts and Jedi molestation, followed by goodbyes, theme and outtakes.
03/05/200946 minutes 9 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #35 - Fireproof

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.
16/04/200957 minutes 34 seconds
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The Flop House Movie Minute #23 - Twisted Trailers 3: Your Sister is a Werewolf

Even more trailers for upcoming films.
04/04/20092 minutes 32 seconds
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The Flop House: Episode #34 - Mirrors

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.