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Big Trouble in Little China

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Release Date: 01/20/2016

Putting Out Records show art Putting Out Records

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This week Kyle and Matthew are joined by OC comedian and longtime friend of Kyle's Evan Cassidy. Evan has run many many shows over the years and, like Kyle, has put out the time and money to invest in releasing albums. If you're looking for a copy of Keith Carey's “Forever Nap” hit up Evan. He's got you covered. They chat about learning the process of self releasing albums. They share tips along with things they'd have done differently. A very fun episode celebrating DIY.     Is it Rad? Are melon ballers rad?     Weekly Rads: Kyle – Getting back into the saddle...

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In a surprising turn of events, a guest bailed. But this time Kyle and Burnside are prepared. Enough time has elapsed since they last spoke that they've got plenty to talk about including, seeing Idles live, what makes a good rice krispy treat, and a debate about amateur tornado chasing. Fun stuff!     Is it rad?: Is Puppy Chow rad? (aka muddy buddies)     Weekly Rads: Kyle – Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton (book) Matthew – People in the food services industry who respect your customers. (business practice) C2S hand coffee grinder (kitchen utensil) Check out Burnside...

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We give you a bit of the old and a bit of the new this week! We do an old fashion intro with just the boyz. Then, Burnside is off to see Idles and we get some classic new school TIR where the guest had to bail out hours before the episode and we got a new guest. The old guest recommended the new guest and we're totally not mad at the first guest. Plus, Kyle's chat with the second guest has some good stuff. The real Indie Labels episode will be fun. In the mean time, enjoy this.   Special Thanks to Jon Shefsky   Weekly Rads: Kyle – The Work of Steve Albini (RIP) Matthew – Fallout...

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The Martin Duprass (@themartinduprass) return to the show to chat about the year that birthed the dawn of the Willennium, 1999. They talk about the wildness of the Y2K era. Plus, lotta good movies came out that year.   More importatnly: The Martin Dupras have done a remake of Kevin Smith's 1999 film Dogma based on their memories of the movie having not seeing it for a while. It's a wild ride.     Watch DawgMuh: As We Remember It     Is It Rad: Is charcuterie for dinner rad?   Weekly Rads: Kyle - Where's My Utopia by Yard Act (album) Matthew – Carnival Cruise...

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Kyle is joined by 2/3rds of the crew from the new horror podcast Pillow Fright, Elissa Wagner and Ama Lea for a chat about sleepovers and horror movies. Elissa and Ama are both lifelong horror fans who have tried several times to get a podcast going before this current iteration. Plus, extensive conversations about which horror characters can get it...   Also, stick around after the ep for a little something extra. ;)   Weekly Rads:   Kyle – X-Men 97, again (show) Ama – Fallout (show) Elissa – Trashy reality shows (TV genre)   Check out Burnside playing video games at...

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Notable Canadian, Richard Eden, visits Southern California.   Weekly Rad:   Civil War (movie)   Check out Burnside playing video games at https://www.twitch.tv/stayindoorsburnside   Get Kyle Clark's I'm a Person: Director's Cut  You can go to  and pay what you want for the full uncut set from “I'm a Person” which includes 20 mins of unheard material, plus an additional 15 minutes of never released bonus live recordings!   Send Us Stuff! We have a PO Box! This Is Rad! / Kyle Clark PO Box #198 2470 Stearns St Simi Valley, CA 93063   Tales from an...

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The boys are delighted to welcome back one of the cooler humans on the planet, Annie Lockwood. Annie has had a wild couple of years that have ended in her living in NYC and working on themed festival cruises. This is one of those episodes where the guest just keeps saying wild things and the boys gasp and giggle. Wanna you wanna hear stories about drunken old people, wrestling madness, and Mini KISS? Grab a boozy milk shake, sit down in the biohazard hot tub, and strap in folks. We are setting sail!   Weekly Rads: Kyle – The Big Flop (podcast) Matthew – Getting buzzed while your best...

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This week you were gonna hear wild stories of haunted attractions, Texas-style! A little Radtober in the Springtime!   But, there were... issues.   So instead, be bring you another intimate evening with the boyz.   Next Week we will have a guest or your pizza is free!   Weekly Rads: Kyle – Podcast The Ride The Citywalk Orlando Saga: Malltiverse of Madness (podcast series) Matthew – New Season of Taskmaster, new eps Thursdays on their YouTube channel (show)   Check out Burnside playing video games at https://www.twitch.tv/stayindoorsburnside   Get Kyle Clark's...

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Burnside's time has come. Brandon Niznik returns to the show with his wife Criselda Valderrama to chat about their new joke book “Dad Jokes for Disastrous Situations”. We discuss the art of the dad joke and what went into compiling this compendium. Oh, hey, before you go listen, what's that on your shirt? Get Dad Jokes for Disasterous Situations      Weekly Rads:   Kyle – And Now for the Whatchamacallit by Psycadellic Porn Crumpets (album)   Burnside – Wavy cut toilet paper (toiletry)   Laura – The Rise and Fall of a Widwest Princess by Chappell Roan...

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This week, a guest fell out and so Matthew and Kyle had a lovely chat. Topics include: upcoming horror movies, employment, and Burnside gives some tips for the times...   Weekly Rads: Kyle – For Forever by The American Analog Set (album) and Late Night with the Devil (movie) and X-Men '97 (show) Matthew – Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire (movie)   Check out Burnside playing video games at https://www.twitch.tv/stayindoorsburnside   Get Kyle Clark's I'm a Person: Director's Cut  You can go to www.kyleclarkcomed.bandcamp.com and pay what you want for the full uncut set from...

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You can feel the rad is risin', baby...This week Kyle, Matthew and Producer Natalie celebrate Kyle's birthday by recording an audio commentary for John Carpenter's Big Trouble in Little China. Carpenter expert and previous podcast guest Kasey Clark sits in with the gang, and there is a special drop-in from Kyle and Kasey's dad, Greg Clark. Natalie and Matthew don't get the movie's appeal but Kyle and Kasey love this childhood VHS staple starring the rugged, sandwich-chewing Jack Burton (Kurt Russell) and a pre-Sex and the City Kim Cattrall, not to mention Wang Chi, David Lo Pan, Egg Shen and the spirits Thunder, Rain and Lightning. It's a neon-filled romp with a theme song that's catchy as hell. Join us for a ride on the Pork-Chop Express!

Weekly Rads: Making a Murderer, The Goon by Eric Powell, the band Culture Abuse

Raddendums: Key & Peele's Gremlins 2 sketch, Bus Driver Stu from Pete & Pete, Man Man, Coup De Villes' Big Trouble in Little China music video