Episode 262

posted on Apr 10, 2015 | Comments (2)

The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 262

In this episode it’s our long time friend, listener and podcaster Esteban aka Steve of the Roboplastic Podcastalypse live in studio!!!!!

  • The Big Event in Flushing, NY,
  • “American Dream” Dusty Rhodes,
  • “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair,
  • Monster Mania,
  • Tobin Bell, Dina Meyer, Judge Reinhold, Lin Shaye, Claudia Wells, Robert Patrick, and Christopher McDonald,
  • Dushku Fan of the Year,
  • Cinemax Banshee,
  • Esteban’s NY-NJ subway, smells, experiences,
  • Spanish-dub of Transformers (video),
  • The Go-Bots Scooter in “Last Magic Man”,
  • dumb names for Go-Bots and He-Man characters,
  • Penny Power and Zillions kids magazines,
  • the Armatron Claw,
  • Bucky O’Hare comics,
  • a cringe-worthy Larry Hama interview discussing “Pirate Jenny”,
  • celebrity deaths (James Best, Richard Dysart, Geoffrey Lewis, Stan Freberg),
  • Richard Dreyfus sues Disney over What About Bob? Royalties,
  • Robotech debacle,
  • young people haven’t heard of jumping the shark,
  • preschool mastermind,
  • why is Esteban also called Steve?,
  • Nintendo warehouse employee “Robin Graves” complains to Kotaku about not having a better position,
  • Times Square Toys ‘R’ Us,
  • shopping for toiletries in the middle of the night,
  • and would Bob Budiansky remember any of us?

The Big Event 8 – New York – 3/7/15
Big Event Wrestling Show

Monster Mania Convention, Cherry Hill, NJ, 3/14/2015
Big Event Wrestling Show

paunch with esteban 1

paunch with esteban 2

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Episode 261

posted on Mar 31, 2015 | Comments (0)

The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 261

In this episode:

  • SNL40 review,
  • Blues Brothers, Paul McCartney, Celebrity Jeopardy, The Californians,
  • meeting several comedians in NYC (Sarah Silverman, Bill Burr, Amy Schumer, Robert Smigel, and John Stewart),
  • Paul Rudd performs the “baby bird” (video),
  • Marked Out member Joresky gets a photo with Paul McCartney,
  • Larisa Oleynik (The Secret World of Alex Mack),
  • returning TV series (Heroes, Coach, The X-Files),
  • a male Ghostbusters movie, TV shows, etc.,
  • proposed live action Robotech movie,
  • the mess that was Paunch episode 0,
  • Rob’s long awaited LOST review,
  • and Colin Quinn’s SNL40 goof up.

Throwback Album (LOST exhibit at Vilcek Foundation) NYC – 6/5/2010
LOST exhibit at Vilcek Foundation

Larisa Oleynik
Larisa Oleynik

John Stewart
John Stewart

Sarah Silverman
Sarah Silverman

Amy Schumer
Amy Schumer

Robert Smigel
Robert Smigel

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Episode 260

posted on Mar 19, 2015 | Comments (1)

The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 260

In this episode:

  • celebrity deaths (Leonard Nimoy, Lesley Gore, and Ernie Banks),
  • Greg always missing Nimoy’s convention appearances,
  • Mind Meld (2001) featuring Nimoy and William Shatner,
  • local psychos playing football in 1996 (video),
  • Power Rangers actor murdered someone?,
  • Regis Philbin is really old,
  • Brian Williams can’t stop fibbing,
  • Bill Brasky,
  • Jimmy Fallon’s Saved by the Bell reunion (video),
  • 12 Monkeys on SyFy,
  • Philips Hue lighting,
  • Matt Groening’s book signing,
  • “Big Book of Hell”,
  • Shaquille O’Neal’s disastrous signing at a NJ bar,
  • and a guy using makeup to look like famous women (link).

Matt Groening (Simpsons co-creator) Book Signing in NYC – 2/13/15
Matt Groening

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Episode 259

posted on Feb 25, 2015 | Comments (0)

The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 259

In this episode we finally welcome long-time listener Space Man David!:

  • impressions and local psychos,
  • Death Wish rip-off Harry Brown (2009) starring Michael Caine,
  • Spaceman David’s listening back story,
  • tips on visiting jolly old England,
  • Clockwork Orange (1971) my brothers,
  • new brutalist architecture,
  • Star Wars VII thoughts,
  • Alias starring Jennifer Garner,
  • the upcoming female Ghostbusters movie,
  • extremely long films (Michael Bay’s Transformers series, The Hobbit series, Dune),
  • The Clash, Depeche Mode, The Jam,
  • hipsters,
  • collecting vs. clutter,
  • Paunch bumpers and t-shirts,
  • Pee-wee’s Playhouse in the UK,
  • upcoming comic book “Hierarchy” by David and his mates Paul and Nathan Kilburn,
  • Paunch episode 0,
  • bad British accents,
  • popular and hated Brits to Americans,
  • Spice Girls,
  • downloading JPEGs in 1997,
  • trying to understand the speech of Cheryl Cole and Vinnie Jones,
  • and House of Nine (2004) starring Kelly Brook.

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Episode 258

posted on Jan 31, 2015 | Comments (1)

The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 258

In this episode:

  • Paul McCartney collaborating with Kayne West?,
  • “Only One” sung properly by Sarah Close (video),
  • the lousy Celebrity Apprentice 7 cast,
  • the upcoming Star Wars: Battle Pod arcade game,
  • Weird Al’s 2015 tour,
  • overpriced music festivals,
  • Greg meeting friendly Hugh Jackman and unfriendly Sting,
  • the T-Rex at the Toys “R” Us in Times Square,
  • Greg also meeting the lovely Ruth Wilson and enigmatic Jake Gyllenhaal,
  • another Olivia Munn encounter,
  • Wade Boggs on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and meeting him in person,
  • Tim Kitzrow- the voice of NBA Jam (Unrated SNES prototype),
  • a Richard Simmons update,
  • celebrity death (Joe Franklin),
  • hipsters now dressing like old prospectors from the 19th century,
  • 1980s lenticular baseball cards Sportflics,
  • Topps baseball sticker books,
  • early 1990s glossy/high-end sports card craze (Stadium Club, Fleer Ultra, Action Packed, etc.),
  • and Danny McEvoy covering “This One” by Paul McCartney (video).

Hugh Jackman & Sting (Theater District, New York City, 1/2/2015):
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Olivia Munn (Apple Store, NYC, 1/14/2015) & Jurassic Park T-Rex (Toys ‘R’ Us, NYC, 1/17/2015) :
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Hall of Fame baseball player/beer guzzler Wade Boggs (Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 1/25/2015):
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