Episode 279

posted on May 10, 2016 | Comments (1)

The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 279

Joined by co-host Lanza once again!

In this episode:

  • celebrity deaths (Doris Roberts),
  • Chicago trip (Home Alone and Family Matters houses),
  • meeting John Cusack,
  • lousy bus ride to Cincinnati for another convention,
  • Macauley Culkin (link) and Daniel Stern (link) make “in character” Home Alone videos,
  • Paul Rudd convention mishap,
  • meeting Louie Anderson, Danny Devito, and Steve Martin!,
  • Nic Cage fights Vince Neill,
  • Chiller Theatre Spring 2016 review,
  • Meatloaf,
  • Ted McGinley,
  • Dennis Haskins,
  • Nana Visitor,
  • Russell Crowe Story,
  • Rob Schneider,
  • Judge Reinhold clammy,
  • Eric Bana in Chopper (2000) and Love the Beast (2009),
  • and Billy Connolly live in concert at Beacon Theatre.

Chicago, IL Trip C2E2 March 18-19, 2016

HorrorHound Cincinnati – March 20, 2016

Meeting the stars of FX in NYC – March 30, 2016

Meeting the legendary Steve Martin in NYC – April 12, 2016

Chiller Theatre Expo, Parsippany, NJ – April 22, 2016

Russell Crowe in NYC – April 8, 2016

Eric Bana in NYC – April 26, 2016

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Episode 252

posted on Oct 31, 2014 | Comments (1)

The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 252

In this episode:

  • celebrity deaths (Jan Hooks and Gerard Parkes),
  • thinned down celebrities who look weird now (Jason Segel, Zach Galifianakis, and Kevin Smith),
  • the new Pee-Wee Herman movie (2015),
  • Greg’s lousy/rushed Neil Patrick Harris book signing,
  • Books and Greetings,
  • Danny Aiello, star of DellaVentura (1998) and Moonstruck (1987),
  • Was Nicolas Cage farting?,
  • review of the 2014 New York Comic Con,
  • Giancarlo Esposito,
  • Bob Camp, co-creator of Ren & Stimpy,
  • Laura Vandervoort,
  • The League,
  • Fleetwood Mac back in concert,
  • Star Trek The Next Generation actors met (John de Lancie, Levar Burton, Gates McFadden, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, and Marina Sirtis),
  • Michael Dorn takes off,
  • Martin Kove’s “no mercy” pricing,
  • and Jimmy Hart on the megaphone.

New York Comic Con, Javits Center, New York, NY, October 9-12, 2014

Turns out there was some good Cosplay at New York Comic Con!

Danny Aiello Q&A Video taken at his NYC Book Signing:
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Neil Patrick Harris:
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Episode 248

posted on Aug 17, 2014 | Comments (1)

The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 248

In this episode:

  • celebrity death (James Garner),
  • The Rockford Files (1974-80), My Fellow Americans (1996), Maverick (1994),
  • another Ghostbusters 3 update,
  • Burt Reynolds almost played Norm’s dad,
  • Prankpack.com prank gift boxes,
  • “Weird Al” Yankovic’s new album Mandatory Fun (2014),
  • Sonic The Hedgehog Fan Film by Blue Core Studios featuring Jaleel White,
  • trailer for Birdman (2014), starring Michael Keaton,
  • documentary on the failed Nicolas Cage Superman movie written by Kevin Smith and directed by Tim Burton,
  • crowd funding for The Death of Superman Lives: What Happened?,
  • Arrested Development to return for fifth season,
  • FXX Simpsons marathon,
  • the return of the Roboplastic Podcastalypse,
  • first woman to conquer Ninja Warrior, Kacy Catanzaro,
  • the one-way trip to Mars reality show,
  • screening of the Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie (2014) starring James Rolfe,
  • Kyle Justin AVGN movie song,
  • what if there were a Paunch Stevenson: The Movie?,
  • MSU Gamer Symphony plays the Dr. Mario Chill Theme,
  • and Hip Tanaka.

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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 190

posted on Mar 4, 2012 | Comments (1)

The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 190

In this episode:

  • our review of Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3D (2012) starring The Rock and Michael Caine,
  • the Looney Tunes 3D animated short Daffy’s Rhapsody starring Billy West and Mel Blanc,
  • Greg’s wacky vivid dream featuring Eliza Dushku, Eliza’s older non-existent sister, VCRs, a concert hall, an airport, and Ed Begley, Jr.,
  • a local Red Robin waiter entering a hamburger eating competition,
  • is Nicolas Cage an immortal vampire?,
  • dueling Nick Cages on Saturday Night Live,
  • Macauley Culkin’s dreadful appearance,
  • George Lucas trying to settle the “Han or Greedo shot first” controversy,
  • Bill Murray being replaced in Ghostbusters 3?,
  • Paul Shaffer originally being offered the role of George Costanza on Seinfeld,
  • a celebrity death (Whitney Houston),
  • Michael Bay on board to direct Transformers 4 (2014),
  • Paunch Stevenson Show listener @spacemandavid commenting on every episode,
  • another stupid remake (21 Jump Street),
  • Kevin Smith’s Comic Book Men TV show on AMC,
  • Ouija boards: real or hoax?,
  • and Super Bowl XLVI.

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