Apologies for the absence throughout May, lots of changes in the personal life – some changes to the show (covered in the episode introduction)
We managed to record enough material for three hour long episodes:
Ep2 Robert and Steve talk Game of Thrones coming to an end
Ep3 Shizmansk sits in to talk White Stripes, Hip-Hop and Godzilla
Ep1 Marvel’s War of the Realms and the Batman G Castro Watch
Check em out, we’ll be returning with news and some new weekly content starting Friday, June 7th…
p.s. – I’m aware I accidentally typed dontent on the image but i’m ready to be done with this stuff
This week starts off with a discussion on the Spyro: Reignited Trilogy
requiring internet access to play games 2 and 3 and what this means for the future of physical releases for games. We then give our thoughts on if The Detroit Red Wings will ever retire Sergei Federov’s
number. We end the introduction talking about the Defense in the Flint terror case
requesting that the trial be moved to Detroit.
Show Recommendation is a movie screening this week. August 21, Slave to the Grind a film about Grindcore at The Sanctuary.
Erin and I dig into Episode 2 of the new season of The Venture Brothers
Featured segment this week is our interview with Louis C. Justin of Massacre Video. We talk about his inspiration for the company, acquiring the rights to releases and some of the recent projects Massacre has done.
We end the show with a Tribute to the career of Wrestling Legend Kane as he prepares to hang up the tights and take office as Mayor of Knox County, Tennessee.
We start the show talking about Lebron James’ I Promise School and all the media buzz around it. We follow that up with a story about a Detroit couple hoping to turn a 130-year old barn into a restaurant only a block away from Ford’s planned Corktown campus. We end the beginning of the show by watching the video of a Detroit Police Officer assaulting a naked woman at Detroit’s Receiving Hospital.
Our featured piece this week is an interview Erin and I did with Cameron Robert Harrison, the man formally behind Florida based projects Betterment and The Cute Fills, as well as his current Columbus based Farseek. We also speak R A T S Records, screen printing, and his upcoming tour with Worst Party Ever.
We close out the show with Robert showing the guys three movie trailers as a promo for next week’s interview with Louis C Justin of Massacre Video.
This week, we welcome in two of Robert’s oldest friends, Skrimps and Shizmansk. The duo join the guys as they talk about Jack White’s legacy as a Detroiter, the State of Michigan claiming that Flint is not utilizing the money provided to fix the water and we do a brief overview of the upcoming Motor City Muscle Festival in Hart Plaza.
Middle of the show is our August 2018 movie preview. This time we bring Steve along for the ride as we look at Christopher Robbins, Alpha, The Happytime Murders, A.X.L, and Kin.
We end the show with a primer for Season 7 of the Venture Bros, which premiers Sunday August 5th.
End of an era this week as Brian and Babsy leave the show as permanent cast members. But no fear, the guys will still appear from time to time. This does however leave us with open chairs at the table. We will be rotating a series of guest for the foreseeable future, with plans to bring on at least one permanent cast member in the future.
This week, Erin invited in his pal Steve who also attended Warped Tour and we start the show off with our thoughts on the event. We end the first part of the show by discussing if its surprising that the Detroit Lion’s were ranked as the 2nd lowest valued franchise in the NFL.
During a brief break, Robert show’s the guys his favorite Doug Stanhope bit.
We end the show with an interview with Middle-Man Records Head Honcho Shawn Decker. We talk about the formation of the label, the international appeal of screamo, and the upcoming Coma Regalia tour with Hundreds of Au:
Top of the show we tackle Elon Musk‘s promise to purchase water filters for Flint residents and the possibility of him becoming a super villain. We talk about a potential new Robocop sequel directed by Neill Blomkamp and then the Detroit Lions deciding to move on from Jim Brandstatter after 31 years.
Main feature this week is our preview for this years 30th Anniversary of Shark Week. We talk about our experiences with the programming block growing up and watch some memorable Shark Week Moments. It takes an odd turn as we watch the trailer for the upcoming shark movie The Meg and Robert shows the guys the best shark themed wrestler whose ever graced the squared circle, Shark Boy.
End of the show we determine our survival chances in event of a global emergency by showing off our shit-hits-the-fan bags.
We begin with a study which states 6,000 Detroit school children did not have a schedule recess this school year. We follow that up with the second half of our 2018 Vans Warped Tour Preview. This time around we talk about Trash Boat, State Champs, Palaye Royale, Four Year Strong and Simple Plan.
Next up, Robert Under interviews Chazz and Ethan from Salt Lake City band Picnics at Soap Rock. We talk about their history as a duo, the music scene in Salt Lake City and their debut EP, which came out on June 20th.
We end the show with Erin attempting to guess the top 10 selling pop punk albums of all-time.
At the top of the show we talk about the North American International Auto Show’s proposal to move away from its cold January schedule We end the first segment with a preview of the 2018 Vans Warped Tour
which hits locally on July 20th. Included in the preview are Nekrogoblikon
, Ice Nine Kills
, Knuckle Puck
and Bowling For Soup
. Join us next week for the second half of our preview.
(altered to remove any bands not playing the Detroit stop)
Next up we have a preview segment for the upcoming interview with SLC Emo Band Picnics at Soap Rock.
First Friday of the month so of course that means its time for our July Movie Preview. This time around we took a look at The First Purge, Skyscraper, Equalizer 2, Teen Titans Go! to the Movies and Mission Impossible: Fallout.
We close it out with the third and final piece of our interview with Ben Wixson. Including his time spent with current project Young Hunger.
I fucking hate hockey but it takes control on this week’s episode. Local topics this week include our thoughts on both The Pistons
and The Red Wing’s
drafts. As well as our reaction to MDOT having to rip out a half mile
of newly poured concrete on I-696 while they are choking out Metro-Detroit with their massive roadwork plan
We follow that up with the Second Piece of our Interview with Ben Wixson (Part 1). This time around we discuss the time spent in arguably his most prominent band, F**** W**** aka Black Jack Wilson.
On Tour : Just Friends(CA) // Graduating Life(CA)
Locals : Mover Shaker // Dogleg // The Doozers
@ Dessert Oasis Coffee Roasters in Rochester, Mi.
We end the show with Erin and I speaking to an old friend ours who co-hosts the newly formed Scream Warriors Podcast and moderates the NHL Trade Deadline 2018 Facebook Group.
We come out of the gates strong tackling a trio of local topics. Kwame Kilpatrick
asking Trump for a pardon
, Miguel Cabrera’s season ending injury
and Ford Motor Company purchasing the old Train Station
are all discussed.
A new reoccuring segment follows, as Robert Under recommends what show he’d be most interested in seeing this coming week.
We end with Part One of our interview with Detroit Punk Ben Wixson, covering his early bands and his time spent in the Metro Detroit Hall Show Scene.