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The Atomic Weight of Cheese: Episode 15, So You Say You Don't Like Musicals...

7/16/2018
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The word “musical” conjures images of high stepping pretty boys and high note-nailing beauties in a gauzy, technicolor haze. But musicals put the “cult” in “cult cinema” unlike any other genre. In this episode, Steph, Chad and Mike break down their favorite mainstream and definitely not so mainstream musical favorites (ever seen porn star socialites sing after their faces slide off?), go waaaaay off the beaten path for some forgotten classics (Hellzapoppin'!) and weave a pretty little...

Duration:01:16:02

The Atomic Weight of Cheese: Episode 14, Strange Cargo: An Old and New Zombie Discussion

6/25/2018
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We are years, I’m talking YEARS into this whole “zombie” thing and artists are still making smart, diverse and interesting flicks like the new Netflix film “Cargo” to keep the conversation going. In this, the...what...10th year or so of zombies being a “thing” we discuss the enduring interest in the shambling (or running) ravenous former humans, where they came from and where they go from here. Plus, Steph thinks Martin Freeman is a DILF. ALSO: SPOILERS FOR CARGO ARE IN THIS EPISODE....

Duration:01:01:49

The Atomic Weight of Cheese: Episode 13, Vincent Price, Superstar!

6/7/2018
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Darkness falls across the land Our three cheesy hosts are close at hand To talk about all sin and vice For a podcast about Vincent Price His birthday is a few weeks passed And we talk about him. It was a blast! So stand and face the hounds of hell We cover it all, far as we can tell The demons squeal in sheer delight At our favorite horror acolyte His early career and much much more Comes creeping through the cheese bunker door Tell us about your favorite fright On social...

Duration:01:05:21

The Atomic Weight of Cheese: Episode 12, Peace and Not So Quiet: The Decline of Western Moviegoing

5/23/2018
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If they hear you, they hunt you. And by “they” we mean Steph, Mike and Chad during this episode of TAWOC where we talk about the recent horror hit ‘A Quiet Place’ and our worst theater experiences. The things that bother us probably bother you. Or not. Let us know in the comments or @AWOCPodcast on Twitter and on Facebook. Tell us your stories and thanks for listening. Follow us at @AWOCPodcast on Twitter, like us on Facebook, fall down Chad’s movie hole at Microbrewedreviews.com and find...

Duration:01:00:53

The Atomic Weight of Cheese: Episode 11, And Where Were You When it All Ended?

5/4/2018
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Cheeseketeers, Assemble! SPOILERS ABOUND as we talk Avengers: Infinity War, Marvel’s culmination of 10 years of superhero flicks that ends in one wild, wacko and wonderful finale (or half of one). We talk our favorite character moments, the moments that broke our hearts and, of course, what we think will happen next. Tell us what you thought on Twitter (@awocpodcast), our Facebook page or use your own personal Infinity Stone to bend reality. Either way, thanks for listening! Follow us at...

Duration:00:55:15

The Atomic Weight of Cheese: Episode 10, Formative Films

4/16/2018
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What was the movie that did it? That made your brain expand and contract into a new shape? That started your love (or ate least brief, bitter affair) with cult cinema? In this episode of The Atomic Weight of Cheese our three hosts run through movies that made sweet, sweet love to their brains and turned them into the film nerds they are today. We’d love to hear what movies did it for to you! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and tell your friends about us. We appreciate it. Follow us at...

Duration:01:04:31

The Atomic Weight of Cheese, MINI EPISODE! Mike's Best Film Experience

4/9/2018
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In this mini episode, Mike talks about the best film experience he's ever had. It was 1996, and it involved Jackie Chan and it's great :) We'll be releasing our next full episode on April 16th where the three cheesekateers discuss formative film experiences. Follow us at @AWOCPodcast on Twitter, like us on Facebook, fall down Chad’s movie hole at Microbrewedreviews.com and find him on Twitter (@chocomeundies), find Mike (@mikebockoven) at mikebockoven.com. Our email is...

Duration:00:04:57

The Atomic Weight of Cheese: Episode 9, Cult Cinema Time Machine

3/26/2018
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You stumble through a junkyard and come across a metal box. There’s a rusted label that reads “time machine.” You get in and immediately see this is the genuine article and one question floats across your mind - where do I go? In this week’s Atomic Weight of Cheese we answer that question when it comes to cult cinema. Would we hang out with Vincent Price in the basement of a wax museum? Would Elvis wiggle his hips in our face? What audience would you want to be part of? Tune in to this...

Duration:01:06:02

The Atomic Weight of Cheese: Episode 8, Of COURSE they're cannibals!

3/12/2018
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Will the world end in fire? Will the world end in blood? Or will the world choke itself with too many books, TV shows and movies about the END OF THE WORLD? In this episode, Chad, Mike and Steph talk about cult cinema about the end of all things and what happens after. From giant mechanized mayhem to Vincent Price burning dozens of vampire bodies to our favorite dystopias (there’s an oxymoron for ya) this episode is a fun trip through all the ways our society could eat itself and...

Duration:01:06:10

The Atomic Weight of Cheese: Episode 7, Look! Up in the sky!

2/26/2018
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In honor of the release of Black Panther the Atomic Weight of Cheese focuses on the superhero genre in comics and movies, diving deep into our own personal origin stories, moments that supercharged our imaginations and where we want things to go in the future. Power up and give it a listen! And hey, please leave us a review on the podcatcher of your choice! Follow us at @AWOCPodcast on Twitter, like us on Facebook, fall down Chad’s movie hole at Microbrewedreviews.com and find him on...

Duration:01:05:19

The Atomic Weight of Cheese: Episode 7, Look! Up in the sky!

2/26/2018
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In honor of the release of Black Panther the Atomic Weight of Cheese focuses on the superhero genre in comics and movies, diving deep into our own personal origin stories, moments that supercharged our imaginations and where we want things to go in the future. Power up and give it a listen! And hey, please leave us a review on the podcatcher of your choice! Follow us at @AWOCPodcast on Twitter, like us on Facebook, fall down Chad’s movie hole at Microbrewedreviews.com and find him on...

Duration:01:07:28

The Atomic Weight of Cheese: Episode 5, I love the smell of nerdfunk in the morning. This. Is. BFEST!

1/28/2018
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Strap in, cheeseketeers because we’re hitting the road to the one and only B-Fest! Well, not hitting the road exactly as we missed it this year but we spend the hour reminiscing about A&O Films 24 hour B-movie marathon held every January in Evanston, Illinois. From a dangerous lack of sleep to jokes that can only be called legendary to the fondest memories of friends to the answer “what’s the worst movie you’ve ever seen,” we go through 15 years of B-Fests past and, who knows, might help...

Duration:01:14:19

The Atomic Weight of Cheese, MINI EPISODE! Mission: Return the porn!

1/22/2018
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Hey Cheesekateers! Remember our video store episode? Well, we've got a very special mini episode in which Chad recounts in full detail his scheme to return his older brother's porn videos to the Video Kingdom without his mother finding out. It's quite a ride! Follow us at @AWOCPodcast on Twitter, like us on Facebook, fall down Chad’s movie hole at Microbrewedreviews.com and find him on Twitter (@chocomeundies), find Mike (@mikebockoven) at mikebockoven.com. Our email is...

Duration:00:06:22

The Atomic Weight of Cheese: Episode 3, 2017. It was a... year.

1/15/2018
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Welcome to the Atomic Weight of Cheese 2017 wrap up show! We know it’s only our third episode and you don’t even know if you like this show yet, but still...it’s a wrap up show! Steph, Chad and Mike spend the hour wallowing in celebrity deaths (there are more than you think!) going over highlights in movies and streaming television (Bill Tench forever!) and say good-bye to a 2017 packed with great pieces of art, if you know where to look. The Atomic Weight of Cheese features Steph...

Duration:01:05:26

The Atomic Weight of Cheese: Episode 4, Wandering video store aisles.

1/15/2018
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Welcome to the Atomic Weight of Cheese video store. Do you have your membership card? On this episode, Steph, Chad and Mike talk about their misspent youth in video stores complete with a break down of those lurid covers, weird finds and stories and the truth about what lurks behind those swinging doors. It’s a fun throw back to a time when you had to get off your butt and go to the video store and we were better for it. Kids today. BAH! Follow us at @AWOCPodcast on Twitter, like us on...

Duration:00:53:17

The Atomic Weight of Cheese: Episode 2, Wookie Porn is Weird, Star Wars Edition

12/18/2017
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Welcome back, Atomic Cheeseketeers! Our latest podcast episode for The Atomic Weight of Cheese is a go! And is it ever timely as we delve deep into the continuation of certain epic space saga -- THE STAR WARS HOLIDAY SPECIAL. Also, THE LAST JEDI. So, SPOILER WARNING for those who haven't seen the new film yet, and FAIR WARNING to those who've never seen what happens when you try to hammer the Star Wars franchise into a late 1970s era musical-variety TV special. And if you'd like to avoid...

Duration:01:12:25

The Atomic Weight of Cheese: Episode 1, Bucky Beaver Presents: Oral Trauma

12/1/2017
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Welcome to our first episode of this new podcast called 'The Atomic Weight of Cheese!' Your hosts, Chad Plambeck of Micro-Brewed Reviews, Mike Bockoven, Author of 'FantasticLand' and 'PACK', and Steph Romanski, Author of 'The Resurrection Man' pick a theme and go nuts on it for a while. Guaranteed to entertain, make you feel a little nostalgic, or make you want to rent the worst movie ever made. We love movies, movie culture, pop culture, nostalgia... but in this episode, we are not so...

Duration:00:50:18