This episode is so good, it should have come out months ago! Whoops! The wonderful Clarice Eckford joins us for our epic Season 2 finale! On this episode we take you away to several mythical places lost to the sands of time and attempt to determine where those places might actually be found today! From Camelot to Kunlun, this one is a wild ride!
Thank you for listening! We'll see you all in Season 3!
"A Master Piece" by Mike Borchelli - 2017
Hello! In keeping with our recent sci-fi nerd theme, we've decided to review the first two episodes of the brand new Star Trek series, Star Trek: Discovery! This is coming just in time, as the third episode airs tonight! Before you watch that, take a listen to gain some insight and find out our thoughts on the series so far! MAJOR SPOILER ALERT FOR EPISODES 1 & 2!
We swear, the next BB/full length episode we do will be about history or art or some...
Join the Borchelli Brothers as they traverse the 2017 Edmonton Comic and Entertainment Expo! BUT FIRST we check out Mike and Sean's terrible attempts to imitate Mark Hamill's The Joker! OOF!
We had a really fun weekend checking out all of the celebrity spotlights! William Shatner! Anthony Mackie! And More! Wow! ALSO! Tune in to find out what happens when we send Nick Borchelli on a mission to quiz some of the Expo goers!
The Borchelli Brothers are at it again! Fresh off our win as Best Edmonton Podcast in VUE Weekly's 2017 Best of Edmonton contest, we are back in the studio. We recorded a brand new episode for you, full of interesting subject matter! And then it all got erased! ....So we recorded it again! ...and then it all got erased again! So, please enjoy listening to us gripe about it! We don't really have an episode this time around, but we're fun to hang out with, right? ...RIGHT?!
Also: We are going...
Okay! No excuses! We've given you enough time to see Spider-Man: Homecoming! Now, join Sean, Mike and Stephen while they pick it apart! SPOILER ALERT! They talk about what worked, what didn't work and compare this film against the older Spider-Man films. This episode is all about getting to the core of what makes Spider-Man such a popular hero and what it takes to represent him properly on screen. Take a listen!
An episode so good you'll slap your mama! Stephen Notley is celebrating 25 years of his creation, Bob the Angry Flower, a bizarre and wonderful comic strip character who has been described as "your id with an unlimited budget". Steve takes the time to have an in depth talk with us all about how he got started with the character and how Bob has developed over the last 25 years. He also talks to us about the 25th anniversary panel he hosted this week at San Diego Comic Con!
We also got a...
Welcome to Part 2 Electric Boogaloo! This is the second episode of our running series on the history of animation geared towards adult audiences. On this BB we move out of the 1970s to talk all about two classic, music infused, animated films from the 1980s: "Heavy Metal" (1981) and the VERY underrated Canadian film, "Rock & Rule" (1983). Both movies have an impressive line-up of both musical and voice talent, not to mention the incredible and varying animation styles, but ONE of...
The Full Borchelli gathers once again to discuss the UFO phenomenon as well as the epic secret war that goes on all around (and above) us every day! On this episode we review several UFO case files and Jeff Borchelli helps us find the truth! Are we alone? Are they here? Find out! Take a listen!
UFO CASE REVIEWUNACKNOWLEDGED TRAILERThe UFO sighting that convinced a Government minister
PRESIDENT EISENHOWER’S GREAT GRANDDAUGHTER SPEAKS ABOUT HIS MEETING WITH...
Ralph Bakshi/ American Pop / Fritz the Cat
It's BB time! This Borchelli Bite is the first in a series of short episodes devoted to discussing the history of adult animation (animation geared toward adult audiences). Today's episode starts us off in the 1970s with the release of Ralph Bakshi's interpretation of R. Crumb creation, "Fritz the Cat" (1972) and leads us to the beginning of the 1980s with another Bakshi classic, "American Pop" (1981). We take a look at the career development of...
In this Borchelli Bite we put M. Night Shyamalan's career under the microscope! Okay, let's be honest... this is more of a cathartic bitch session. At one time he was the most successful up and coming director in Hollywood, with great films like The Sixth Sense and Unbreakable, but he has since plummeted from grace and made some of the worst pieces of garbage in movie history. We have a great time trashing him as a filmmaker but we also want to give credit where credit is due. Having found...
Welcome to another BB! Today on the show we're discussing the new Thor: Ragnarok trailer with Fish Griwkowsky of the Edmonton Journal and local rock star slash movie buff, Cutis Ross!
We're really excited about this movie. Take a listen!
Click HERE to watch the trailer
HEY! Welcome to a new thing we're doing here at Borchelli Brothers Studios called "BBs" (Borchelli Bites)! These are a shorter form of podcast episode that focus on topics that can't fill our usual format length.
On this first BB we have Fish Griwkowsky of The Edmonton Journal and local musician and Star Wars aficionado, Curtis Ross in the studio to discuss the first teaser trailer for The Last Jedi! Take a Listen!
Click HERE to watch the trailer!!
Welcome to the Borchelli Brothers Sci-Fi Franchise Movie Guide for 2017! Our friend Ahna McLeod joins us for this round-table style guide through a year that is full of amazing movie releases! We could not be more excited!! Excelsior! Follow along! Nerd-tastic!
(Did we miss any? Tell us in the comments!)
-Kong: Skull Island
-The Great Wall
-Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2
DISCLAIMER: Many of the stories in this episode contain very graphic content.
Welcome to our third Myths & Legends episode! Its also kind of a Christmas episode? This time we are joined by our good friend, Jaime Fjeldsted! She comes to us with stories of Icelandic folklore! Sean Borchelli also disturbs and dazzles us with his stories of strange and gruesome burial practices from history and even some that still take place today. BUT FIRST! Mike Borchelli stumbles through his unprepared...
Welcome to Season 2 of the Borchelli Brothers Podcast! On this episode we have a fierce battle of wits! Uncle Norman takes the reigns to host our new game show "Quick Wits!". Who will win the epic and hilarious showdown and take home the grand prize?! Tune in to find out!
Nun Soup? - Eric Newby & Samson Burke
Borchelli Bros - Mike Borchelli & Sean Borchelli
Who Are Three People Who Have Never Been in My Kitchen - Craig Martell & Garrett Kruger
This episode was sponsored...
Lucky number 13! What could go wrong?! The Borchelli's are waiting for their special guest. A major storm is threatening to cut the power. Will this be the season finale they were hoping for!? Will Mike and Nick Borchelli be able to improve Sean's stormy mood?! Tune in to this very 1980s inspired episode to find out!
Look at how uncomfortable everyone is!
In this extension we start off with the tale of Omar's long career in film and then Sean gets the rest of the Borchellis trapped in an uncomfortable lie! We also play some Book of Questions which of course leads us to talking about the future and virtual reality.
On this episode we chat a bit about Canada! Canada is our home and native land! Sean tells us some fun facts and we discuss some of the more recent global news events that have shaken up the system a bit. We also got a chance to sit down with award-winning writer and journalist Omar Mouallem (The Yards, Rolling Stone, Vice, Wired, The Walrus) to talk about street meat! From the perfect donair to street food around the globe and how to properly pronounce "gyro", we talk about it all! Take a...
Mike Robertson and Tim Mikula were great guests! SUCH great guests that we talked to them for a REALLY long time! In this extension we cover a wide variety of topics, including: WHAT IS A COMEDIAN'S COMEDIAN?, KIDS IN THE HALL, THE BEACH BOYS, FUTURE EPISODE SUGGESTIONS, AAAAAAAAND OF COURSE WE PLAY BOOK OF QUESTIONS!
This was a really fun and hilarious conversation. The Borchelli Brothers are eager to have these two back!
Drawing by Sean Borchelli
This episode is jam packed! We've got THREE guests and one of them is a celebrity! Sketch comedy legend, Kevin McDonald (of Kids in the Hall!) called our program and had a wonderful chat with us about some of his favourite sketch troops and influences. He was also kind enough to chat with us a bit about his experience making the 1996 Kids in the Hall film "Brain Candy" and he gave us an update on what the Kids currently have brewing! BUT FIRST! We sat down with...