Flopcast 284: Cover Me in Chickens – The ESO Network

Flopcast episode 284! Stay angry, Monkees fans! It’s time for our annual review of the nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! And despite a complete lack of Air Supply, it’s not a bad list this year. Find out which acts we’re hoping will get in (come on, Cars) and which acts we’re not so excited about (sorry, Kate Bush). But we are so excited about the Pointer Sisters. They’re not on the list, but they did have a Top 10 song this week back in 1984 — and since we’re celebrating 1984, we review that list too. […]

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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 79: Manners Maketh Man – The ESO Broadcasting Network

The Cigar NerdsCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 79: Manners Maketh Man. Time to suit up and get your dapper on. This week we’re talking about the movie that redefined the spy film. We’re talking about Kingsman. Breakout the tactical umbrella and your lighter grenades. In blowing smoke we talk with legendary voice actor Steve Blum. In nerd news we discuss the new Justice League trailer, the Pacific Rim 2 trailer, Battlefront 2, Tick Season 2, Avatar 2 starting filming, Catherine Tate joining Duck Tales woo hoo, and Rick and Morty wrecking McDonalds. This week we are smoking the La Imperiosa by Crowned Heads […]

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Flopcast 283: Just Because – The ESO Broadcasting Network

Flopcast episode 283! Kevin and Kornflake celebrate 1983 with a fast car (maybe even faster than KITT) and the top ten songs from 34 years ago this week. (It’s a weird mix of new wave, country, rockabilly, hat-free men, and Jim Steinman… so much Jim Steinman…) Also: At Granite State Comicon, we found old friends, artists, costumers, Spice Girls, Beavis, Daria, and drag-hens. (Drag-hens are dragon/chicken hybrids, and they’re amazing.) Meanwhile it’s almost time for another favorite convention, Super Megafest! It’s October 21-22 in Marlborough, Massachusetts, and the guest list includes the Bionic Man AND Bionic Woman, stars from Battlestar Galactica and The […]

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Flopcast 282: Bring Home the Bacon Brothers – The ESO Broadcasting Network

Flopcast episode 282! It’s a post-DragonCon catch-up show, with concert reports on the Bacon Brothers (we now have zero degrees of separation from the star of Footloose), They Might Be Giants (we celebrated with a whole day of old friends, shuttle buses, and watermelon), and Micky Dolenz (touring without Tork this year, but still delivering all your Monkees favorites). We also have a quick correction from last week’s show, and it involves the Hardy Boys and the Partridge Family, as all corrections should. Plus: For National Whatever Day, we’re looking back at 1982, including the opening of EPCOT Center (you know […]

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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 78: Bug Hunt – The ESO Broadcasting Network

Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 78: Bug Hunt.  The Mobil Infantry needs you! Remember service guarantees citizenship. This week we go on a bug hunt as we celebrate the Twentieth Anniversary of Starship Troopers and discuss its less than awesome sequels. So come on you apes you wanna live forever. We also have another installment of Blowing Smoke from Dragon Con with Jay Little professional games designer. In Nerd News we discusee the Punisher trailer, Tomb Raider trailer, the new Jumanji trailer, and the return of JJ Abrams to star Wars, Patty Jenkins to Wonder Woman, Linda Carter to Terminator, and […]

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