Monthly Archives: November 2013

Frotcast 180: Catching Fire & Oldboy with Laremy Legel

Bret, Laremy, and Vince on this early holiday episode. We open the show
talking about heckler stories, including Vince’s recent experience with
the drunk girl at the dueling piano bar who kicked the piano man in the
face. We lead into Spike Lee’s Oldboy remake (full review forthcoming) and the idea of remakes in general. Based on Sharlto Copley in Oldboy and Jodie Foster in Elysium, we discuss the most ill-advised acting performances of this year, and of all time. We talk about Only God Forgives
and misanthropic directors, and promos for network TV shows that are so
ridiculous they feel like SNL sketches. We wrap it up with your emails
about dates gone wrong, horrible break-ups, job troubles, church,
existential buffoons, and dominatrices.

Frotcast 179: Workaholics Co-Creator Connor Pritchard, Christian Dating Gurus

This week on the Frotcast, we’re joined by Workaholics co-creator Connor Pritchard, who recently wrote The Order of the Magi, and has been promoting it with elaborate scavenger hunt. This week’s theme is “The Idiot Guru,” which was inspired this news story we heard about, where Justin Lookado was in a bit of hot water for giving some sweet dating advice like “dateable girls know how to shut up” to high schoolers. We go through his “10 Rules of Dateability” for men and women, such as “Men of God are wild, not domesticated.”

There’s also our song of the week, Peter Dante’s N-word meltdown, creepy James Toback, Daniel Day-Lewis’s son the rap star, Wolf of Wall Street subject Jordan Belfort’s motivational speaking tour, and your emails.

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Frotcast 178: Alison Stevenson, Hobbit Food, BDSM Seminars

This week on the FilmDrunk Frotcast, we bring on Alison Stevenson, she of Vice and FilmDrunk’s award-winning “Rum and Rom-Coms” feature fame. We talk about Vince and Matt Lieb’s Hobbit meal at Denny’s, the “financial domination” seminar Alison attended, and all of the movies Ben has been watching during chemo, including Skyfall and Man of Steel.

We share dating stories, including Alison’s OKCupid date on mushrooms. We answer your questions, including Brendan’s stories about how the NFL deals with concussions, and a reader who has implemented “Hater Court” at a daycare. Plus another about a homeless lady putting speed stick on her vagina. Good times, good times.

Frotcast 177: Richie Incognito and Hazing, Thor 2, and Your Friends’ Obnoxious Facebook Statuses

This week on the FilmDrunk Frotcast, Ben is down south finishing up chemo, but we’ve got comedian Matt Lieb in the San Francisco frotquarters, plus’s Laremy Legel via Skype and the rest of the Frotcast crew.

Topics include (in chronological order):

    The Richie Incognito story, and NFL hazing (including Brendan’s personal experience with being hazed as an NFL offensive lineman).
    Laremy’s Bell’s Palsy, and health problems that have befallen Gathering of the Juggalos attendees
    Matt Lieb’s Sex Life
    Boardwalk Empire & Eastbound and Down, and actresses being unrealistically attractive.
    The scariest comedies and kids movies
    The Danzig show, and egging Danzig’s new house
    Your most obnoxious Facebook status updates
    Relationship questions, including the girl whose boyfriend farts during sex.

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