Hit N Run Riff: WILD PALMS (part one)
mister X riff/analyzes this oft-overlooked bit of mainstream weirdness – Oliver Stone presents WILD PALMS. One of ABC’s tentpole miniseries, they unwittingly unleashed a cyberpunk fever dream into America’s living rooms,plus used Robert Loggia as you should and Ben Savage the way someone needs to AGAIN!
LNG – COONSKIN
Alex Jowski and mister X take a look at a film that:
a) could NEVER be made today
b) uses racist tropes as subterfuge
c) is experimental as F*CK
and d) leaves u with a better understanding of the lost art of satire plus Twain-isms
prepare for…Ralph Bashki’s COONSKIN
Come Play With Me: TMNT IV – Turtles In Time
Cowabunga! More blasty from the pasty, it’s TMNT IV – Turtles In Time from the New Year’s Eve Retro Gameathon!
Hit N Run Riff: SHAZAM/ISIS HOUR
mister X returns to live-action filmation to discuss 70s kids tv restrictions, superhero sexual awakening imprinting, weekly special fx on a sunday brunch budget and of course, heartily lusts after Joanna Cameron.
RiffPlay: Life Is Strange (best bits) 1-4
X riffs his way thru this …thing that shoulda been a movie instead of a game
Hit N Run Riff: THE EQUALIZER
mister X riff/analyzes one of the criminally underrated action dramas of the 80s, starring Edward Woodward as former company man Robert McCall as he tries to atone for his past by helping the helpless in pre-Giuliani New York…and nary a sign of Antoine Fuqua to mess it up.
LNG – THE FISH THAT SAVED PITTSBURGH
Grab your bellbottoms and trim your afro as mister X and Alex Jowski transport you back to the 70s to see how a white woman used astrology to save a basketball team…seriously-its THE FISH THAT SAVED PITTSBURGH with Dr. J, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, that Lutan guy from TNG-Code of Honor, M. Emmit Walsh and Jonathan Winters in a dual-role.
Proceeded by a Christianos Bros short…
BEST OF RANDOM RIFFS: VERY SPECIAL EPISODES
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We do this live and unscripted every week…and make sure you check out the stingers at the end-this editor GETS GeekJuice
LNG – EYES OF LAURA MARS
mister X and Alex Jowski take on another ‘gelato’ (American giallo) based on a script by John Carpenter and helmed by the director of THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK-featuring Faye Dunaway, Tommy Lee Jones, Brad Dourif and the debut of the Comfort Midget™…it’s EYES OF LAURA MARS