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Vincent Price/FantasticLand

This Is Rad!

Release Date: 03/14/2018

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Longtime friend of the show and head Stonecutter John Ungaro chat with Kyle, Matthew, and Laura about going to see movies when they're not new movies. It really is wild how much the way you see something can affect how you think of it. Plus, a lot of general movie talk. Let us know on instagram what are some of the best repertory screenings you've ever seen?   Is it rad? Are director's cuts rad?   Weekly Rads: Kyle- Angeltape – Dralah (album) Matthew - Videos about upcoming computer cases (videos) Laura - Queen of Hearts by Zolita (album) John Ungaro - Bleak Week (film festival)...

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The boys are joined by the hilarious Kevin Anderson of the Bleak in Review podcast for a chat about the music of the band Cheekface. Cheekface exist in that unique genre occupied by groups like Cake and They Might Be Giants. If you're a longtime fan or new to the band this ep is not a bad primer. But don't you worry! There are tangents and puns as far as the eye can see! Some of them get weird. Come get weird as well.   Is it rad? Donald Duck (judged as a person)   Weekly Rads: Kyle – Rumors by Fleetwood Mac (album) Matthew and Laura – Poor Things (movie)   Check out...

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Kyle and Burnside are joined by comedian Billy Meyers III for a conversation about Billy's journey from Florida to running one of the coolest shows at The Comedy Store. Plus, in grand This Is Rad! fashion the episode was recorded outside of his apartment in Hollywood. Plus, another intro with just the Boyz!   Is it Rad? Is drinking a beer in the shower rad?   Weekly Rads: Kyle – Total Clarity - Against Me! (album) Matthew – The reliability of holiday sales at retail locations (seasonal convenience)   Check out Burnside playing video games at...

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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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Has come to us from Nebraska sky.

And thus we three, a podcast had.

Mike Bockoven talks Vincent Price on This Is Rad!

 

This week we welcome FantasticLand author Mike Bockoven to the podcast. As anyone listening in the last few months know, Mike's book FantasticLand is one of Kyle's new favorite books. Mike was in SoCal for a wedding and we were lucky enough to convince him to come hang with us. We talk plenty about Mike's awesome book including where the idea came from and the process of getting it written while balancing a job and a family (super inspiring stuff!) plus Mike also celebrates the illustrious career of Vincent Price. You'll learn a ton of stuff about the iconic actor that you might not have known. It's an interesting guy coming on to talk about another interesting guy. Plus we answer listener questions about both Vincent Price's career along with some fun questions about Mike's book. If you haven't checked out FantasticLand you owe it to yourself to give it a read. Plus, his next book The Pack is out this July.

 

Weekly Rads:

Kyle: The Lucky Chops (band)

Matthew: LAN Parties! (lifestyle)

Mike: A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay (novel)

 

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