Nicholas Cage: Unintentionally Hilarious

posted on Jul 25, 2008 | Comments (1)

Several times during the history of The Paunch Stevenson Show, we’ve joked about Nicholas Cage’s goofy acting style and voice. As recently as episode 107, we goofed on how he has become this sort of cult joke, similar to Steven Seagal or Tom Cruise. How can even his serious films, let alone his horror films, be taken seriously?

Well, here are some photos and videos from two instances, Grindhouse (2007) and The Wicker Man (2006). In the Grindhouse double-feature, Rob Zombie contributed a mock trailer called Werewolf Women of the SS. At the end is a cameo from Mr. Cage, dressed as the infamous 1950s B movie character Dr. Fu Manchu. He starts screaming and yelling and doing this horrible laugh:

Nicholas Cage as Dr. Fu Manchu

The Wicker Man: again, this was supposed to be a horror film? Cage is dressed in a bear costume, stung in the head by thousands of bees, keeps punching women in the face, and finally is set on fire and burned alive:

Nicholas Cage about to be burned aliveNicholas Cage in a bear suitNicholas Cage stung in the head by beesNicholas Cage chased by bees

Here’s an absolutely terrific video remix of clips from The Wicker Man on YouTube, set to Johnny Cash’s “Ring of Fire:”

There’s also a “comedy” trailer created by a fan. Priceless!


Episode 107: Wednesday, July 16, 2008

posted on Jul 16, 2008 | Comments (6)

The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 107

In this episode:

  • using Microsoft Windows Vista 64-bit,
  • celebrity death (Stan Winston),
  • Interview with the Vampire (1994) starring Tom Cruise,
  • Tom Cruise’s lawyer calling Dr. Drew a Nazi,
  • Dr. Phil’s talk show,
  • our movie review of Get Smart (2008) starring Steve Carell,
  • our movie review of Hancock (2008) starring Will Smith,
  • Nicholas Cage as Dr. Fu Manchu in Werewolf Women of the S.S.,
  • The Wicker Man (2006) starring Nicholas Cage,
  • the upcoming movie Ace Ventura Jr. (2008) starring Josh Flitter,
  • Paul Hogan’s tax evasion,
  • Yoda Is Your Father (,
  • the upcoming movie The X-Files: I Want to Believe (2008) starring David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson,
  • Will Ferrell and Sacha Baron Cohen starring in an upcoming Sherlock Holmes movie,
  • getting Shawn from Branded in the 80s on the show (,
  • getting Esteban from Please Save Me Robots on the show (,
  • Wonderland (,
  • Kevin Federline’s weight gain,
  • Degli Martinez accidentally throwing away his $65 million winning lottery ticket,
  • Ed Begley, Jr. vs. Bill Nye the Science Guy,
  • That Asian Thing playing at the Independent Features Film Festival in NYC on Sunday 7/27/08 (buy tickets – $10 each),
  • getting Juliana Hatfield and the Angry Video Game Nerd on the show,
  • and Hollywood Is Calling (

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