Movie & TV reviews, interviews and every so often, Howard Stern talk. Hosted by a special FX makeup artist and a local reporter.
info_outline Ranking HBO Shows From 1997 Through 2022 06/18/2022
Ranking HBO Shows From 1997 Through 2022 The Insufferable Bastards create a tiered list ranking the best and worst HBO shows. If the hosts can't agree, Matt from Mondo Creepy breaks the tie. Better viewed as a YouTube video here: Follow Mondo Creepy on Twitter: This is episode 243.
info_outline We Own This City as The Wire turns 20 06/04/2022
We Own This City as The Wire turns 20 Who else but David Simon et al call pull off a compulsively watchable TV show that essentially chronicles the formation of a consent decree between a municipality and the federal gov't? Put down the comic book, take a break from the hashtag, and watch 'We Own This City.'
info_outline Obi-Wan Underwhelming, Stranger Things 4, Better Call Saul 05/29/2022
Obi-Wan Underwhelming, Stranger Things 4, Better Call Saul We discuss the negative reactions to our 'Harry Knowles' episode, then lodge our complaints against Obi-Wan Kenobi, Stranger Things 4, Better Call Saul, Jackass 4.5, Bill Maher & QT, We Own This City, and the first Top Gun. #Kenobi #BetterCallSaul #StrangerThings4
info_outline Movie Enthusiasts: The Bastards Of Harry Knowles And Ain't It Cool News 05/22/2022
Movie Enthusiasts: The Bastards Of Harry Knowles And Ain't It Cool News How did the culture get to this point, where movies, and to a rapidly growing extent, television, are dominated by pretty much three IPs: Star Wars, Marvel and DC? It is not as simple as “Marvel movies make money.” Episode five of the podcast "Downlowd: The Rise and Fall of Harry Knowles," explains how it happened. The podcast is written, edited, and narrated by Joe Scott.
info_outline Sam Elliott Sucks At Apologizing 05/13/2022
Sam Elliott Sucks At Apologizing Back in February, legendary actor Sam Elliott said some weirdly mean stuff about Jane Campion's 'Power of the Dog.' Then, more than a month later, he made an ever weirder apology that opened with blaming podcast host Marc Maron. It's weird, dude.
info_outline The Insufferable Guests 05/06/2022
The Insufferable Guests A charity roundtable! The Valley Indy (a nonprofit indie news org) plays host to John from The Pint: A Pop Culture Podcast, John Marini from Sci-Fi at The Strand, Scary Larry Dwyer from CT Cult Classics, and Brian Spears from Insufferable Bastards. Topics: an actual VHS video store in Shelton, CT; two double features in Seymour, CT, and; did the Ewoks cross a line in 'Return of the Jedi?'
info_outline Netflix Is Dog Water, Plus Kareem And The Lakers Are Absolutely Wrong About Adam McKay's 'Winning Time,' The Best Show On Television 04/30/2022
Netflix Is Dog Water, Plus Kareem And The Lakers Are Absolutely Wrong About Adam McKay's 'Winning Time,' The Best Show On Television Netflix Is Dog Water, Plus Kareem And The Lakers Are Absolutely Wrong About Adam McKay's 'Winning Time,' The Best Show On Television
info_outline Glen Baisley Talks BangBang PewPew, And His Documentaries On 'New York Ninja,' 'Spookies,' Etc. 04/23/2022
Glen Baisley Talks BangBang PewPew, And His Documentaries On 'New York Ninja,' 'Spookies,' Etc. Burying the hatchet with the Baise! Frenemy Glen Baisley returns after a two-year exile to brag about this involvement in a new video game ('BangBang PewPew') and his work on DVD bonus content for lots of cult flicks ('New York Ninja,' 'Spookies.' Glen makes it through most of the interview without wanting to punch either host, which is a first for Glen. Learn more about the Baise at: https://www.facebook.com/LightAndDarkProductions/
info_outline Gilbert Gottfried Deserved A Better Tribute From Howard Stern 04/17/2022
Gilbert Gottfried Deserved A Better Tribute From Howard Stern Immediately after he died, Gilbert Gottfried's name trended on Twitter with Howard Stern. They were that connected, according to fans. Yet Howard's tribute to the late comedian felt like someone reading a Wikipedia entry.
info_outline Severance, Docs Into Movies, If You Liked 'Heat' You Should Watch . . . 04/09/2022
Severance, Docs Into Movies, If You Liked 'Heat' You Should Watch . . . 'Severance' is the best damn show on television, movies based on documentaries is a lazy genre, and we recommend eight movies you should be watching if you're a fan of Michael Mann's 'Heat.'
info_outline Getting Perverted W/ Glass Eye Pix, Marvel, And That HBO Basketball Show 03/27/2022
Getting Perverted W/ Glass Eye Pix, Marvel, And That HBO Basketball Show The great Glass Eye Pix has a movie retrospective underway at the Museum of Modern Art through April 2022. Spears talks about working on a bunch of their titles. 0 to 20:00 20:00 Our take on the in-depth Hollywood Reporter report about Tom Cruise and the latest 'Mission Impossible' movies. 27:00 Spears saw 'Spider-Man 19,' or whatever it's called. 29:00 Carlos hates YouTube movie critics. 33:00 Movie theaters are dead. 35:00 That Lakers show on HBO is freakin' great. 38:00 Spears likes 'The Minx' 44:00 Speaking of man junk, the latest 'Jackass' is streaming. 48:00 The return of mainstream dirty movies.
info_outline 1883 Is Ice Road Trucker Torture Porn 03/21/2022
1883 Is Ice Road Trucker Torture Porn '1883,' or 'Macho Knots Landing," has some moments of greatness that are weighed down by a repetitive script, a narration that simply does not work, and a lead performance that has shades of Robert Urich in 'Lonesome Dove.'
info_outline Peacemaker v Righteous Gemstones, Sam Elliott v Power of the Dog, Spears Is Working On A Movie 03/17/2022
Peacemaker v Righteous Gemstones, Sam Elliott v Power of the Dog, Spears Is Working On A Movie Righteous Gemstones and Peacemaker have a helluva lot in common. Maybe Sam Elliott was high when he talked about 'Power of the Dog?'
info_outline Spears Has Thoughts On The Batman 03/13/2022
Spears Has Thoughts On The Batman Co-host Spears has not seen The Batman, but he does not let that stop him from talking about the movie. This mini episode is cut from an Insufferable Bastard episode that will premiere in full on Friday, March 18, 2022.
info_outline Listen To Misery Loves Company, Pat Oates w/Ski Mask, The Movie Psycho, And The Plot Thickens 03/11/2022
Listen To Misery Loves Company, Pat Oates w/Ski Mask, The Movie Psycho, And The Plot Thickens Carlos does a solo episode because, unlike you, we're busy. Carlos recommends podcasts: Misery Loves Company, Pat Oates w/Ski Mask, The Movie Psycho, The Plot Thickens, and Once Upon A Time In The Valley.
info_outline The Batman Is A Noble Failure 03/06/2022
The Batman Is A Noble Failure 'The Batman' is a heartfelt and sometimes thrilling Dr. Suess detective story that borrows from David Fincher, Sidney Lumet, 'Psycho,' and, I dunno, 'Animal House.' When's the last time a guy creeping on women undressing in a movie moved to a better vantage point? With special guest Steven Christina Jr. from SUPER RETRO THROWBACK REVIEWS.
info_outline When Charles Bronson Joined ANTIFA 02/27/2022
When Charles Bronson Joined ANTIFA "The Evil That Men Do" is a nasty little 1984 flick where Charles Bronson kills the hell out of a fascist doctor and his minions. Plus, you tell us who should takeover Steve McQueen's role in "Bullitt," and Spears is psyched for the new directors' commentary track on "Maniac Cop 3."
info_outline Peacemaker Is Family Guy, Chappelle's A NIMBY Douche 02/12/2022
Peacemaker Is Family Guy, Chappelle's A NIMBY Douche We had some thoughts leftover from a previous episode, specifically on #Peacemaker.
info_outline The Werewolves Of Connecticut 02/04/2022
The Werewolves Of Connecticut Brian (STAKELAND) Spears & Larry (CT CULT CLASSICS) Dwyer stop by to argue about 'The Howling' & 'Ginger Snaps,' both of which are playing Feb. 19 at The Strand Theater in Seymour, CT. Tickets here: https://www.connecticutcultclassics.com/store/c1/Featured_Products.html
info_outline The Mandalorian Cucks Boba Fett 01/30/2022
The Mandalorian Cucks Boba Fett #TheMandalorian cucks #BobaFett in #BookofBobaFett Chapter 5. Special guest: Matt from Mondo Creepy! A show guide: 1 min - Snow talk 3:14 - Who's #JossWhedon? 10:43 - Even Boba Fett thinks Boba Fett talks too much 21 min - Pint O Comics podcast aroused by Black Chewbacca 26:15 - Han Solo will return? 30 min - F comic book movies, watch Summer of the Shark on Voir 33 min - Spears reads 'The Making of Day of the Dead' tell all 38 min - A bunch of movies Spears worked on are streaming on #Peacock
info_outline Yellowjackets Season One Review: Bitches, Leave Jackie Alone! 01/23/2022
Yellowjackets Season One Review: Bitches, Leave Jackie Alone! #Yellowjackets season one: WTF happened to Javi? Does it accurately capture the 90s? Are cisgendered fat old white men allowed to comment?