November 2007

Episode 91: Monday, November 19, 2007

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The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 091

The Paunch Stevenson Show trip to the Fun N Games arcade!

In this episode:

  • driving through Newark, NJ, while listening to William Shatner’s music,
  • a Larry David moment on the PATH,
  • old handicapped drivers on the highway,
  • the Curb Your Enthusiasm season finale,
  • our Larry David and Jeff Garlin impersonations,
  • our visit to the Fun N Games arcade at Willowbrook Mall in Wayne, NJ, before it shut down,
  • the upcoming video game Ghostbusters III,
  • Chuck E. Cheese’s Pizza Time Theatre,
  • children’s birthday parties at McDonald’s and Burger King,
  • the Treasure Troll doll fad in the early 1990s,
  • Elmo,
  • Teddy Ruxpin,
  • The Secret City Adventures starring Commander Mark,
  • Shirt Tales and The Smurfs,
  • the abundance of karate schools in Belleville, NJ,
  • the Biography channel,
  • Rickel Home Centers,
  • Home Depot,
  • stupid job interviewers,
  • employment agencies,
  • the current season of Saturday Night Live only lasting four episodes,
  • and the Broadway stagehand strike.

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Commander Mark

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Commander Mark
Commander Mark starred in The Secret City Adventures, a children’s drawing show on PBS in the late 1980s. He focused on 3D perspective and shading and was obsessed with Twinkies.

Episode 90: Monday, November 12, 2007

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The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 090

We talk with special guest Frank Edward Nora from The Overnightscape podcast (www.theovernightscape.com)!

In this episode:

  • the end of analog broadcast TV on February 17, 2009,
  • 2008 U.S. Presidential candidate Ron Paul,
  • the Republican Party’s obsession with terrorism,
  • $100 per barrel of oil,
  • 24 minute podcast episodes,
  • old 74 minute CD-R discs,
  • transferring old VHS video tapes to DVDs,
  • the ridiculous Beanie Babies fad in the late 1990s,
  • storing photos,
  • history in the future,
  • albums being released on USB flash drives in England,
  • iTunes digital release cards at Starbucks,
  • the loudness war and horrible audio CD mastering,
  • a get-rich-quick scheme for record companies,
  • the Fun N Games arcade in Willowbrook Mall in Wayne, NJ, shutting down,
  • Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator (MAME) computer software,
  • the video game Red Earth (known as Warzard in Japan) by Capcom,
  • reading bad novels in high school (The Good Earth, The Chocolate War, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, etc.),
  • David Copperfield’s current FBI investigation,
  • Frank’s review of Bee Movie (2007) starring Jerry Seinfeld,
  • the Writers Guild of America strike,
  • Late Show with David Letterman,
  • TV interviews via satellite,
  • Heroes season 2,
  • the online video revolution,
  • podcasting and online audio,
  • Frank’s attempt at a premium podcast (Anything But Monday),
  • and Frank’s upcoming secret project.

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Happy birthday to Adam in SC

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Happy birthday to Adam in SC!

Episode 89: Monday, November 5, 2007

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The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 089

The Paunch Stevenson Show two-year anniversary special, part two!

In this episode:

  • placing radiators next to windows,
  • traffic cops vs. traffic lights,
  • terrible movie remakes (The Dukes of Hazzard and Bad News Bears),
  • the new Fred Claus (2007) commercial,
  • a Led Zeppelin update,
  • insane Hannah Montana concert ticket prices,
  • Marked for Death (1990) starring Steven Seagal and Keith David,
  • an embarrassing Van Halen performance in Greensboro, NC,
  • celebrity sightings (Patton Oswalt and Ron Wood),
  • celebrity deaths (Joey Bishop and Robert Goulet, thanks to www.deadoraliveinfo.com),
  • the current top ten movies at the box office,
  • baseball (the Los Angeles Dodgers, Tommy Lasorda, Joe Torre, Don Mattingly, the Boston Red Sox, Mike Piazza, etc.),
  • an Eliza Dushku update (Dollhouse),
  • Dark City (1998) starring Rufus Sewell and William Hurt,
  • Alien Nation,
  • the Writers Guild of America strike,
  • Jack Palance audio clips,
  • the Fun N Games arcade in Willowbrook Mall in Wayne, NJ, shutting down,
  • old video game console prices vs. old computer prices,
  • various horror movies,
  • women’s Halloween costumes,
  • a Britney Spears and Kevin Federline update,
  • Duane “Dog” Chapman’s racial slur,
  • commercials on the Game Show Network,
  • restless legs syndrome,
  • and Mirapex side effects.

Happy birthday to Adam in SC!

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