Monthly Archives: January 2013

Filmdrunk 137: National Film Society

This week we have the guys from National Film Society on to talk about their webseries, their upcoming Awesome Asian Bad Guys series, Oscars and more. We listen to voicemails, read listener emails, hear an awesome Christian Bale impression, and other Frotcastery. Frot on!

    00:02:08 – The Frotcast starts off with some listener emails and voicemails involving Lasagna Hog, Bret getting love from a female listener, sharting, and Chareth Cutestory sharing an embarrassing story. The guys also talk about hipster grits, Edgar Allen Poe porn titles, cool guy boners, the Entourage movie, and Nikki Finke. Ben has a haunting experience at work, and Vince plays some clips from a band that all their songs are about dick.
    00:28:18 – The guys listen to a “behind the scenes” clip featuring Christian Bale and Morgan Freeman impersonations. Ben talks about iBrain, and Vince plays a snippet of Patton Oswalt from the Adam Carolla podcast.
    00:33:54 – Stephen and Patrick from The National Film Society join the Frotcast to talk about how they got started on Youtube and how PBS got involved. There is some talk about Downton Abbey, and their new project, Awesome Asian Bad Guys. Vince wonders what was the cause for the 80’s Asian phobia, and Ben is buying champagne corks online. Stephen and Patrick get into their own National Film Society Awards, and share their thoughts on the Oscars and awards shows in general.
    01:15:33 – Vince finally learns what to do with his hands in case he’ ever finds himself in front of a green screen again. The guys talk about Vanity Fair’s oral history of Pulp Fiction article, The Fifth Element, Jason London pooping himself, and Vince’s issues with Dazed and Confused. Vince finishes things off with a story about getting a check-up for his butt.

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Filmdrunk 136: Justin Halpern

This week we bring on Frotcast favorite Justin Halpern who shares stories from his days as a PA for Quentin Tarantino’s A Band Apart. We also talk about Killer Joe, read listener emails, compare Brian De Palma to Oliver Stone, Brendan reads an email from his mom, and so much more. Frot on!

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Filmdrunk 135: Alison Stevenson

This week on the Frotcast we talk about the Golden Globes (and listen to Jodie Foster’s speech), we bring on one of our favorite comedians Alison Stevenson who shares some awesome stories and her thoughts on Killer Joe, we talk briefly about Judge Dredd, and other standard Frotcast jackassery ensues. Frot on!

    00:02:30 – The guys start of the Frotcast with a discussion about video game pricing for your smart phones and tablets. A new feature is created: Things Ben Hasn’t Ruined. Vince plays a clip of Armond White calling Samuel L. Jackson an Uncle Tom based on his film roles, which leads to some talk about Django Unchained and Luther Campbell calling out Spike Lee. They also talk about movie critics, envision the interactions between Quentin Tarantino and the Coke Wizard, and Brendan gives his reasons for not caring about award shows.
    00:26:20 – Vince plays Jodi Foster’s incoherent, Aaron Sorkin-esque speech at the Golden Globes. The guys get into how the lack of human interaction can affect one’s conversational habits, and how their parents’ generation is not adept to processing the amount of information that comes their ways these days. Something about 8-foot tall vikings.
    00:44:30 – Alison Stevenson joins the Frotcast and follows up a FilmDrunk post from November with a background story. Vince shares a embarrassing story about a friend. Brendan saw Youth in Revolt which leads the group to talk about pretentious girls and Bret trapping a girl. Alison and Vince discuss Killer Joe, and might have convinced Bret and Ben to see it. Alison gets confused about merkins, and Vince shares an interaction he had in the elevator.
    01:04:40 – The Frotcast gets some questions from listeners. One guy has a question about a woman he’s been hanging out with who has a boyfriend on the other side of the country. Alison gets a Life of Pi scenario question The gang discuss Michael Crichton books and their terrible film adaptations. Brendan has a deep thought about Black Knight.
    01:26:35 – Ben and Bret both saw Judge Dredd, which they both enjoyed, but Bret thinks he could have made a better version. Alison talks about moving back to LA. An aspiring comedian asks for advice on how to get more audience members to shows. Vince talks about his condom slippers, and we’re introduced to Palindrome Android.
    01:47:51 – A listener shares an anecdote about Jesse Ventura. The gang ponders about what celebrity poop infusions they would want and why. Vince wonders why Jewish actors still take stage names, and Brendan ruins Bret’s night by revealing Johnny Knoxville’s real name.

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Filmdrunk 134: Conspiracies with Jason Dove

This week, we get deep into conspiracy theories with awesome comedian Jason Dove. We talk JFK, Humanzees, Lizard People and more. Jason and Brendan do Jesse Ventura impressions, we read listener emails and discuss fake poop transplants. Frot on!

    00:02:58 – Brendan kicks things off with a story about a coworker puking in the office. The guys talk about the Pyramid of Success, multi-level marketing, and shower heads. Vince reads a Reddit post involving diarrhea and a NBA mascot. Akira Kurosawa gets brought into the discussion of Vince’s farts and anal fissures,and the guys go off on a tangent about anal fracking.
    00:14:52 – Guest Jason Dove gets into the JFK assassination conspiracy. He talks about Lee Harvey Oswald’s role, Oswald’s girlfriend, the plot to kill Castro with a bioweapon, LBJ’s motive, the Zapruder film, George H. W. Bush’s involvement, and the CIA’s role due to the failure of the Bay of Pigs invasion. Bret takes issue with conspiracy theories.
    00:47:30 – Jason tries to explain the Lizard People and how David Icke is involved. The conspiracy  theory gets described as a mix of V and They Live. Apparently the moon is a hollowed out planetoid housing aliens that mated with humans. The guys also talk about blood lines and secret societies.
    01:05:57 – Brendan and Jason do competing Jesse Ventura impersonations. Brendan asks Jason if he’s ever heard of Humanzees, and Bret brings up a George W. Bush State of the Union address where human-animal hybrids get mentioned. Vince plays of the clip of Alex Jones on Piers Morgan’s show, and his role in Charlie Sheen’s meltdown. The guys wonder why certain movements get co-opted by crazy people. They also discuss Donal Trump, and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s human-animal hybrid offspring.
    01:40:20 – Vince reads some emails from listeners where one thinks he sat next to Chloë Moretz on a ski lift, and one has questions about a mysterious shitter at work. Jason and Vince share similar stories about Target. Vince reads a story about synthetic poop transplants and a mongoose. Jason finally concludes the Lizard People theory.

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Filmdrunk 133: Laremy

This week, Vince and Brendan return from their Holiday travels. Brendan talks about shooting old guns, and Vince gets made fun of in Fresno for carrying golf clubs. Laremy comes on and lets us know which six movies he watched for his annual New Year’s Movie Marathon. We also read some emails and other normal Frotcastery ensues.

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