Episode 271

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The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 271

Our recap of Retro Con 2015 in Oaks, PA, featuring celebrity voice acting legends!

In this episode:

  • meeting Larry Kenney again,
  • Caseen Gaines was there promoting his excellent book We Don’t Need Roads: The Making of the Back to the Future Trilogy,
  • Doug Stone who played Matt Trakker on M.A.S.K. and Psycho Mantis in Metal Gear Solid joins us to discuss how voice acting is done, the looping process, and impersonating Joe Pesci,
  • Michael McConnohie who played Tracks and Cosmos on The Transformers and voice directed the Star Trek: Judgment Rites CD-ROM video game gives a great interview and coins the name “Murder Prime”,
  • Michael Bell, voice talent icon, who played Duke on G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, Lance on Voltron, and Prowl and Swoop on The Transformers, talks about the voice acting process covered in his online class belltritel-vo.com and shares his memories with us,
  • John Moschitta, Jr., the incredible fast talker who played Blurr on The Transformers, jokes about residuals, That’s Incredible, and being paid to shave his mustache,
  • Jim Martin from The Great Space Coaster,
  • Real Life Peter Griffin,
  • and picking up the book “Super Mario: How Nintendo Conquered America” by Jeff Ryan.

Photos from Retrocon in Oaks, PA, September 12, 2015

Voice Actor Doug Stone

Voice Actor Michael McConnohie

Voice Actor John Moschitta, Jr.

Voice Actor Michael Bell

The “real life” Peter Griffin

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Episode 238

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The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 238

In this episode:

  • celebrity deaths (Harold Ramis, Russell Johnson, David Brenner),
  • Bill Murray’s grudge with Ramis,
  • converting television shows from film to HD vs. video to HD,
  • observational humor,
  • disheveled Russell Crowe,
  • gifts from Space Man David,
  • RGB SCART cable,
  • 1979 book So You Want To Be A Dancer by William E. Thomas,
  • Paul McCartney does a podcast interview,
  • Mike Carbo’s New York Comic Book Marketplace,
  • Roddy Piper canceled,
  • our interview with voice actor Larry Kenney,
  • our meeting with Larry Storch and Johnny Brennan from the Jerky Boys,
  • One Sheet Studios (stylized, 3D art prints),
  • Star Wars cosplayers,
  • Nintendo World Store,
  • eating at Lenny’s The Ultimate Sandwich,
  • Adam Driver to play an upcoming Star Wars villain,
  • HBO series Girls, starring Lena Dunham,
  • Rocky the Musical,
  • and will How I Met Your Mother ever be resolved?

Pictures from the New York Comic Book Marketplace March 1, 2014 in New York, NY:
Mike Carbo’s NY Comic Book Marketplace, NYC 3/1/14
Larry Kenney
John Brennan
Larry Storch
Larry Kenny, Larry Storch, Jon Brennan photo DSC00514_zps1134cc79.jpg One Sheet Studios photo DSC00515_zps212be143.jpg

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Episode 200

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The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 200

In this episode:

  • longtime listener Esteban in Florida returns!,
  • difficulties keeping track of listeners,
  • nicknames for Paunch listeners,
  • where do our topics come from?,
  • Rob’s pop culture deficiencies,
  • our Stan Lee impersonation,
  • a 1977 Stan Lee interview on video,
  • our old recording secrets,
  • Paunch in Time (Cuban Missile Crisis),
  • the genesis of Esteban’s Roboplastic Apocalypse podcast,
  • Esteban meeting legendary cartoon voice actors at conventions,
  • Gregg Berger (Grimlock from The Transformers) disrespected by cosplayers,
  • the location of Botcon conventions,
  • old age of Peter Cullen, Frank Welker, and Michael Bell,
  • will they turn grey when they die?,
  • our thoughts about meeting and interviewing quasi-celebrities,
  • tidbits about our Ted Danson and Ed Begley Jr. interviews,
  • the Paunch Show archive,
  • the Target Deli,
  • the backstory of Rob meeting Britta Phillips in 2003,
  • the Old Jingles of the Episode (“Galaxy Glue” song from The Incredible Shrinking Woman and the theme to Zoobilee Zoo),
  • Esteban seeking out Optimus Prime’s creator,
  • Transformers model kits by Revell,
  • the reason certain robots in Transformers catalogs never appeared in the cartoon,
  • our review of the Transformers: Prime animated show (slow pacing, Frank Welker’s Megatron voice, lack of robots, etc.),
  • Hasbro’s poor handling of the Transformers franchise,
  • our review of the new ThunderCats series on Cartoon Network (art and music quality, non-talking Snarf, strong backstories, etc.),
  • Esteban meeting and aggravating Larry Kenney (original voice of Lion-O),
  • people not posting their photos of celebrity encounters online for the public to see,
  • the Beardo,
  • our brief review of the new Tron: Uprising cartoon,
  • newly released “classic” yet low quality Voltron toys,
  • the complicated origins of the original Voltron cartoon,
  • the Transformers Generation 1 re-released toys,
  • and other 1980s robot toys that deserve credit (Gobots, Robo Force, Zoids, and Starriors).

200th Episode Bonuses from the Achrive!

Finally, it’s the video of Greg and Rob interviewing Ed Begley Jr. in 2008, from Episode 101!

Our long unseen video commentary of the disappointing WBHS Belleville NJ public access TV station’s 25th anniversary celebration in 2006, from Episode 41!

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Episode 177

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The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 177

In this episode:

  • our trip to Barcade in Jersey City, NJ (microbrew beers and 1970s-1980s classic video arcade games),
  • Barcade running on 100% wind power,
  • Rob’s dream about “Macho Man” Randy Savage,
  • the 2011 ThunderCats cartoon show,
  • Larry Kenney vs. Will Friedle as the voice of Lion-O,
  • John Erwin as the voice of Prince Adam and He-Man,
  • Greg’s movie review of The A-Team (2010),
  • Paunch Stevenson Show celebrity encounters,
  • Greg meeting Tom Wopat (Luke Duke from The Dukes of Hazzard),
  • John Schneider and Tom Wopat on Smallville,
  • Greg meeting Jeff Bridges (Barney Cousins from The Vanishing),
  • celebrity deaths (Christopher Mayer from The Dukes of Hazzard and Bubba Smith),
  • the 2011 season of Curb Your Enthusiasm finally taking place in NYC,
  • our future children missing out on pop culture from the past,
  • important pop culture getting lost in time (CHiPs, the Marx Brothers, The Little Rascals, Droopy, The Ant and the Aardvark, etc.),
  • the upcoming Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood spin-off Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,
  • Jonah Hill’s weight loss,
  • Mike Masse’s music video for “Long Time” (acoustic Boston cover),
  • the decline of music videos,
  • Rob constantly hearing people whistle Bobby McFerrin’s “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” in England,
  • Rob’s 4D movie experience,
  • and Tom Wopat’s music vs. Jeff Bridges’s music.

We also snapped some photos of Barcade Jersey City:
Flickr – Barcade, Jersey City, NJ 8/20/11
Barcade Jersey City

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