Episode 284

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The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 284

In this episode:

  • New York Comic Con recap with Lanza,
  • meets include Carrie Fisher, Jimi Simpson, John McEnroe, AJ Michalka, Rob Paulsen, Alan Tudyk, Milla Jovovich, Kate Beckinsale, Pierce Brosnan,
  • chasing the cast of SyFy’s The Expanse,
  • finally getting a photo with Jeff Bridges aka Barney from The Vanishing,
  • an actual reunion with former Paunch classmate Gerard Way,
  • driving to Hartford Comic-Con on the awful Merritt Parkway,
  • Judith Hoag, April O’Neil in the 1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie,
  • review of RetroCon in Oaks, PA,
  • funny panel featuring voice acting legends Alan Oppenheimer, Pat Frahley, and Cam Clarke,
  • and a Chiller preview (Tim Curry).

The mess
New York Comic Con Photos

Buck Rodgers Poster
Hartford Comic Con Photos

Voice Acting Panel
Retro Con Photos

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Episode 217

posted on Apr 16, 2013 | Comments (2)

The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 217

In this episode:

  • Jurassic Park 3D (2013) re-release,
  • memories of our small local movie theater, the Franklin in Nutley, NJ,
  • special effects still very convincing 20 years later,
  • running UNIX on an early 1990s Apple Macintosh Quadra?,
  • updated dinosaur science,
  • how do birds fly?,
  • Jeff Goldblum’s odd mannerisms and resemblance to Howard Stern,
  • did the sequels ruin the franchise?,
  • legacy and impact of Jurassic Park,
  • our surprise that Ask.com still exists,
  • review of Total Recall (2012) starring Colin Farrell, Jessica Biel, and Kate Beckinsale,
  • dumb backstory, lots of CGI, Blade Runner-esque, lens flares,
  • cool technology and CGI stunts,
  • celebrity deaths (Roger Ebert, Margaret Thatcher, Annette Funicello, and Jonathan Winters),
  • cicada bugs invade NJ again for the first time in 17 years,
  • Tami Erin runs afoul of the law,
  • Norm Macdonald is back with another interview show, Norm MacDonald Live on You Tube,
  • FunnyOrDie.com KickstarterOrDie April Fools videos,
  • Dinosaurs, Darkwing Duck, Family Matters Movie, and Sliders The Movie,
  • Reginald VelJohnson, Jerry O’Connell,
  • and American Psycho with Huey Lewis and Weird Al video.

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Episode 203

posted on Sep 30, 2012 | Comments (10)

The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 203

Thanks to Bob Budiansky, acclaimed comic book writer, editor, and artist, for joining us!

In this episode:

  • confusion about Peter Cullen’s age on Wikipedia,
  • the Star Wars Detours animated show from the Robot Chicken team,
  • our interview with Bob Budiansky,
  • his experience working with Hasbro,
  • early expectations for the Transformers toy line,
  • how Bob got involved with the comic book,
  • rushing to develop the original 26 Transformers characters in 1983,
  • limited coloring techniques in 1980s comics,
  • “knocking out” background characters,
  • the inspiration behind Bob’s Sleepwalker Marvel comic series,
  • former Marvel editor-in-chief Jim Shooter,
  • the anti-Super Man,
  • work atmosphere at Marvel Comics,
  • receiving a fan letter for Transformers from Stan Lee,
  • getting to work with Stan Lee,
  • Marvel Universe trading cards by Impel,
  • Bob’s life after leaving Marvel,
  • changes in the comic book industry,
  • the overuse of comic book gimmicks in the early 1990s,
  • Rob’s movie review of Mr. Holland’s Opus (1995) starring Richard Dreyfuss,
  • the new musical chairs-themed game show Oh Sit!,
  • Greg’s movie review of Underworld: Awakening (2012), starring Kate Beckinsale,
  • Shia LaBeouf inspired to act by Steven Seagal,
  • Nicolas Cage being sued for not returning rental DVDs,
  • a stupid style redux (short-shorts with pockets hanging out),
  • Tom Green’s stand-up comedy,
  • a Transformers collector on Pawn Stars,
  • and The Burn hosted by a disheveled Jeffrey Ross.

UPDATE!!! Greg actually ran into Bob Budiansky at the New York Comic Con!

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Episode 141

posted on Oct 7, 2009 | Comments (11)

The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 141

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Episode 15: Monday, February 6, 2006

posted on Feb 6, 2006 | Comments (13)

The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 015

In this episode:

  • a Michael Jackson update (www.cultnews.com/?p=1787),
  • our Roving Mars (2006) IMAX movie review,
  • other terrible IMAX movies like T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (1998) and Across the Sea of Time (1995),
  • Underworld: Evolution (2006) starring Kate Beckinsale and Scott Speedman,
  • thirteen striking again,
  • Al Bundy and bad luck,
  • Mario Lemieux,
  • Belleville, NJ trivia (Pathmark, Video Dynasty, Pizza And, Mickey’s Music, and Tobacco King),
  • and defunct department stores (Bradlees, Caldor, and McCrory’s).

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