November 2008

Episode 118: Saturday, November 29, 2008

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The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 118

In this episode:

  • customers killing a Wal-mart employee in Valley Stream, NY,
  • Greg adding pictures to previous episodes,
  • a video of Tom Selleck as Indiana Jones,
  • recent photos of “Macho Man” Randy Savage,
  • a get-rich-quick scheme (the Old-Timers Wrestling League),
  • Ironhide and Ratchet Transformers custom heads by Best Toys,
  • good free antivirus programs (AVG, Avast!, and Avira AntiVir),
  • The Morton Downey Jr. Show,
  • our trip to the children’s TV show Steampipe Alley hosted by Mario Cantone,
  • The Cover Girls,
  • The Magic Garden on DVD,
  • the Mellotron,
  • 1970s progressive rock music,
  • “Carnival of Light” by The Beatles,
  • and Paul McCartney making fun of Michael Jackson.

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The Evolution of Ronald McDonald

posted on Nov 24, 2008 | Comments (4)

This is what the original Ronald McDonald, played by Willard Scott, looked like in 1963:

This is what Ronald McDonald looked like in 1971, again played by Willard Scott:

This is what Ronald McDonald looked like in the 1980s and 90s, played by Squire Fridell (1984-1991), Jack Doepke (1990-1992), and Joe Maggard (1994-2007):

This is what Ronald McDonald looks like in Japan:

Episode 117: Friday, November 21, 2008

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The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 117

In this episode:

  • our trip to Late Show with David Letterman,
  • Twilight (2008) starring Kristen Stewart,
  • the Neil Diamond tribute band Super Diamond,
  • JCVD (2008) starring Jean-Claude Van Damme,
  • our review of Quantum of Solace (2008) starring Daniel Craig,
  • our review of every James Bond movie ever made,
  • the upcoming movie Valkyrie (2008) starring Tom Cruise,
  • the trailer for the upcoming movie Star Trek (2009) starring Chris Pine,
  • the upcoming movie Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) starring Shia LaBeouf,
  • characters in movies not watching the road while driving,
  • Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew starring Jeff Conaway and Gary Busey,
  • the yelling commercial guy Billy Mays,
  • NBC canceling My Own Worst Enemy starring Christian Slater,
  • Worst Week starring Kyle Bornheimer,
  • Stan Lee’s upcoming gay superhero show on Showtime,
  • parents in Nebraska leaving their teenage children at hospitals,
  • and another lawsuit against Michael Jackson.

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The Snuggie blanket with sleeves

posted on Nov 17, 2008 | Comments (3)

As discussed in episode 116, here is the commercial I saw for the blanket with sleeves:

YouTube – The Snuggie

This one is called the Snuggie, but there’s also the Slanket. Why?

Episode 116: Wednesday, November 12, 2008

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The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 116

In this episode:

  • Barack Obama’s Presidential election victory,
  • useless political lawn signs and bumper stickers,
  • John McCain on Saturday Night Live,
  • CNN’s fake holograms,
  • blankets with sleeves (www.getsnuggie.com and www.theslanket.com),
  • Sarah Palin wearing a towel,
  • California ballot propositions,
  • the movie Ghost Son starring Ennis Cosby,
  • Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew starring Jeff Conaway and Gary Busey,
  • a celebrity death (Michael Crichton),
  • the final episode of ER,
  • Michael Crichton’s ridiculous views regarding global warming, aliens, DDT, and second hand smoke,
  • Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D (2008) on DVD and Blu-ray,
  • and an annoying feature on Wikipedia.

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