Episode 143- SAVED BY THE BELL

Episode 143- SAVED BY THE BELL

This week on the show, we pop some caffeine pills and crank the Zack Attack as we discuss Saved by the Bell, the seminal ’90s high school sitcom. We loved it when we were kids, but how does it hold up now? Is Dennis Haskins a comic genius? Is Kelly...
What She's Having: HIGH FIDELITY

What She’s Having: HIGH FIDELITY

Join us this week as we discuss the 2000 film High Fidelity, by the guys who brought you Grosse Pointe Blank, plus the guy who wrote Con Air, and Stephen Frears. Based on the book by Nick Hornby, John Cusack stars as Rob Gordon, a record store owner reeling over...
Episode 142- REIGN OF FIRE

Episode 142- REIGN OF FIRE

Batman and Rust Cohle team-up to fight Dragons in a post-apocalyptic future– what more do you need?! This week we discuss Reign of Fire, a movie we liked back in 2002 that has garnered cult following in the intervening years… but is it any good? To find out, we’re joined...
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The Saved by the Bell Gang Gets Existential

The Saved by the Bell Gang Gets Existential

In ExhumeTube, we explore the dirty basement full of VHS tapes that is YouTube and write about our findings… Saved by the Bell had a lot of wacky episodes; Zack gets framed for murder, the gang finds $5000 and gets chased by mobsters, Screech makes a sex tape. Their strangest outing, though, comes from the...
What She's Having: GHOSTS OF GIRLFRIENDS PAST

What She’s Having: GHOSTS OF GIRLFRIENDS PAST

Part of the new, soon to be expanding, Rewatchability Podcast Network, What She’s Having is a weekly podcast that focuses on everything Romantic Comedy… for better or worse. This week on the show, they discuss Ghosts of Girlfriends past starring Matthew McConaughey as a douchey modern Scrooge who is haunted by the ghosts of his past, because...
The Land Before Time Puppets You Forgot Were Your Only Friends

The Land Before Time Puppets You Forgot Were Your Only Friends

This is Toys & Stomach Pains, in which we re-visit the toys of yesteryear that came packaged with fast-food, cereal boxes, or other indulgently edible products. The Year: 1988 The Food: Pizza Hut The Toy: The Land Before Time Dinosaurs are like crack to children, so it’s no surprise that Don Bluth’s 1988 animated Dino...
Episode 141- THE CHASE

Episode 141- THE CHASE

Charlie Sheen, Kristy Swanson, Laura Palmer’s dad, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Henry Rollins are all in a movie for some reason, and that movie is… The Chase! We loved it back in 1994, but how does it hold up now? To find out, download the link below, or better yet, subscribe on iTunes! And be...
Which Pop-Culture Villain is Rob Ford?

Which Pop-Culture Villain is Rob Ford?

For those of us who experience reality primarily through the lens of movies and television, it’s often helpful (and usually unavoidable) to frame real-life events within a pop-cultural context. Ever since Rob Ford emerged on the Toronto political scene, and later as a result of his crack scandal on the international scene, a particular segment of...
A Look at The Many Roles of Enrico Colantoni

A Look at The Many Roles of Enrico Colantoni

We know their faces, but their names are juuust out of reach. Seen against their plain or just plain hideous visages, our real stars seem to shine a just a little more brightly. We derisively call them character actors, when really, aren’t the A-Listers supposed to be playing characters as well? They’re the mothers, fathers,...
5 Movie-Based Theme Park Rides with Disturbing Implications

5 Movie-Based Theme Park Rides with Disturbing Implications

We often rely on theme park attractions to provide rich, rewarding narrative foundations for movies– but sometimes it works the other way, and movies are actually adapted into theme park attractions. Some of these adaptations, when viewed within the context of the films that they inspired, have profoundly disturbing implications… 5. Jurassic Park: The Ride–...
Episode 140- REBOOT

Episode 140- REBOOT

This week on the show, we take a trip to Mainframe, a bustling Metropolis inside of your home computer– yes, we’re talking about Reboot, the beloved TV show from 1994, a time when everyone was convinced that computers were somehow magical. We loved it when we were kids, but how does it hold up now?...
The Batman Happy Meal That Shook America

The Batman Happy Meal That Shook America

This is Toys & Stomach Pains, in which we re-visit the toys of yesteryear that came packaged with fast-food, cereal boxes, or other indulgently edible products. The Year: 1992 The Food: McDonalds Happy Meal The Toy: Batman Returns In retrospect, cross-promoting a dark, violent, sexually perverse movie with a line of toys aimed at small...
Episode 139- VERONICA MARS

Episode 139- VERONICA MARS

This week on the show, we get as close to present day as we’re comfortable with as we discuss Veronica Mars, the cult television show that ran from 2004-2007. We also chat about the new movie iteration, that for all we know, you re-financed your house to help pay for. To hear our thoughts on...
Episode 138- STAY TUNED

Episode 138- STAY TUNED

This week on the show, we talk about 1992′s Stay Tuned, starring John Ritter and Mork’s girlfriend– probably the only movie in the Satanist/Television Parody/Heartwarming Family Film genre. We liked it when we were kids, but how does it hold-up now? To find out, download the link below, or better yet, subscribe on iTunes! And be sure...
Episode 137- OVERLOOKED SCIENCE FICTION TV

Episode 137- OVERLOOKED SCIENCE FICTION TV

This week on the show, we chit-chat about last Sunday’s Oscars before getting into the topic at hand: Overlooked Science Fiction TV. We each selected a sci-fi series from the ’90s that we feel has been somehow overlooked in the larger pop-culture spectrum: Earth 2, Kurt Vonnegut’s Monkey House, and The Visitor. Do these shows...