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 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 85: Monday, October 1, 2007

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The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 085

In this episode:

  • custom ring-back tones,
  • Arbor Day,
  • the JumpSnap ropeless jump rope,
  • the U-Force by Broderbund,
  • legal action against the Chi Iota Colony fraternity for refusing to let a woman join,
  • the upcoming Charles in Charge season 2 DVD boxed set,
  • the upcoming movie Transformers 2 (2009),
  • Transformers (2007) released in IMAX with two bonus minutes of footage,
  • the cartoon series Voltron: Defender of the Universe,
  • the Voltron: Revelations DVD,
  • a get-rich-quick scheme,
  • William Shatner narrating audio books,
  • and chain letters.

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Episode 68: Monday, April 30, 2007

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The Paunch Stevenson Show episode 068

In this episode:

  • another physics experiment with the fake Julius Sumner Miller (tension),
  • the Lame Idiot of 2006 (Tom Cruise),
  • Katie Holmes,
  • the upcoming Batman movie The Dark Knight (2008) starring Christian Bale,
  • Louie Anderson as the Penguin,
  • Louie Anderson on The Weakest Link,
  • Dr. Phil dancing on American Idol,
  • the game show Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?,
  • Dr. Phil controversies,
  • celebrities trying to play professional sports (Elisabeth Shue, Andrew Shue, Garth Brooks, etc.),
  • Voltron sneakers (submitted by Dennis in NC),
  • an Eliza Dushku update,
  • and Rookie of the Year (1993) starring Thomas Ian Nicholas and Gary Busey.

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