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Elliott Kalan, Dan McCoy, and Stuart Wellington are friends who've decided to express that friendship not by doing productive or enjoyable things, but instead by watching critical or commercial flops, and then discussing those terrible movies for you to enjoy in your ear-holes. Although, honestly, most of the time they just talk about random bullshit.

Elliott Kalan, Dan McCoy, and Stuart Wellington are friends who've decided to express that friendship not by doing productive or enjoyable things, but instead by watching critical or commercial flops, and then discussing those terrible movies for you to enjoy in your ear-holes. Although, honestly, most of the time they just talk about random bullshit.
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Elliott Kalan, Dan McCoy, and Stuart Wellington are friends who've decided to express that friendship not by doing productive or enjoyable things, but instead by watching critical or commercial flops, and then discussing those terrible movies for you to enjoy in your ear-holes. Although, honestly, most of the time they just talk about random bullshit.

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Ep. #244 - Unforgettable

11/11/2017
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Our love (?) affair with Katherine Heigl continues, as we discuss the crazy ex-wife thriller "Unforgettable." Meanwhile Elliott leans deep into dad jokes, Stuart discourses on the racism of a Mexican restaurant, and Dan''s covered in chili. Wikipedia synopsis for Unforgettable Movies recommended in this episode The Shop Around the Corner Thor: Ragnorok Crimson Peak The Lost City of Z LIVE SHOWS Dec. 9 – San Francisco, at the Marines Memorial Theater

Duration: 02:01:03


Ep. #243 - The Bye Bye Man

10/28/2017
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Shocktober concludes with the playfully titled The Bye Bye Man, starring the titular Bye Bye Man and some boring people. Meanwhile, Elliott channels Freddy Kreuger to give the Bye Bye Man some advice, Stu explains Dan doesn't have to pick up floor food, and Dan has some questions about fish blow jobs. Wikipedia synopsis for The Bye Bye Man Movies recommended in this episode Applecart Gerald's Game Happy Death Day Queen of Earth Christine LIVE SHOWS Dec. 9 – San Francisco, at the...

Duration: 01:30:15


Ep. #242 - Rings LIVE!

10/14/2017
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We discuss Rings, live at the Regent Theater in downtown L.A., with special guest Jordan Morris of Jordan Jesse Go! Wikipedia synopsis for Rings LIVE SHOWS Oct. 21 – Toronto, at the Royal Theater Dec. 9 – San Francisco, at the Marines Memorial Theater

Duration: 01:24:19


Ep. #241 - Pass Thru

9/30/2017
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Smalltember Small-Stars concludes with Pass Thru, a.k.a. us revisiting the endless well of crazy that is Neil Breen, the lumpy messiah-complex-ed Las Vegas architect who's also a one-man moviemaking factory. Will we be as charmed by him this time around? Meanwhile, Stu rails against those who rail against political correctness, Dan reveals childhood spider trauma, and Elliott is under attack by helicopters. Wikipedia page for Neil Breen Movies recommended in this...

Duration: 02:00:34


Ep. #240 - Sicilian Vampire

9/16/2017
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It's Smalltember Small-Stars, with a return to Frank D'Angelo, the Canadian energy drink magnate and bad movie savant behind No Depo$it. This time we discuss his undead Italian saga, Sicilian Vampire. Meanwhile Stuart is on about millennials, Dan poses a salient point about bananas, and Elliott is bound and determined to go through this movie beat-by-beat. Wikipedia page for Sicilian Vampire LIVE SHOWS Oct. 8 – The whole gang in Los Angeles, at the Regent Theater Oct. 21 - The whole...

Duration: 01:56:40


Ep, #239 - Ghost in the Shell

9/2/2017
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We're back, baby! And we're all ready to jack into the matrix to cyber-brain download Ghost in the Shell, or something. Meanwhile, Dan goes all googly eyes, Stuart spins some controversial theories about Middle-Earth, and Elliott takes us down to his seafood restaurant. And yes, we hear that crackling noise on Elliott's audio too. We have no idea why it happened, but we're working on it. Let's hope our cross-country recording isn't bedeviled by Gremlins. Wikipedia synopsis for Ghost in...

Duration: 01:55:01


Ep. #238 - xXx: The Return of Xander Cage LIVE

8/19/2017
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While Elliott's making the transition into the relaxed SoCal lifestyle, we're running some shows we have in the bank, like this live show from back in the winter, which may have been our best one yet. Meanwhile, Elliott reveals Hitchcock's commercial work, Stuart wants us to know that he can do impressions too, and Dan accidentally says something untoward about his mom. Wikipedia synopsis for xXx: The Return of Xander Cage LIVE SHOWS Sept. 9 – No Elliott, but with Ronny Chieng in New...

Duration: 01:15:10


Ep. #237 - Ishtar

8/5/2017
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It's an emotional moment. This is the last regular episode where all three peaches will be in Dan's apartment recording together, in the same space. It's also the ten year anniversary of this dumb podcast's existence. So how did we celebrate it? By taking a look at what was supposedly the worst movie back when we were growing up, Ishtar. Elliott vastly improves "Meet Dave," Dan somehow misses some nudity, and Stuart talks about a "tug in his butt," whatever that means. We're gonna miss...

Duration: 01:50:29


Ep. #236 - Suicide Squad LIVE

7/22/2017
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We reach way back into the Flop House vault to bring you a live show from the winter, with Suicide Squad. The commercials are all-new, though. That's good for something, right? Meanwhile, Elliott tries to sell us the character of the Joker, Stuart suggests the hell of being Boomarang, and Dan is accident prone. Wikipedia synopsis for Suicide Squad

Duration: 01:04:51


Ep. #235 - USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

7/8/2017
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It's Cagemas in July, with the utterly forgotten USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage. Meanwhile, Stu teaches us how the cool kids say "Indianapolis," Elliott makes fun of an adorable old veteran, and Dan invents the WWDND bracelet. Meanwhile, Owen Wilson shows up way too much. Wikipedia synopsis for USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage Movies recommended in this episode: I Am Not Your Negro Crumb Baby Driver LIVE SHOW ALERT! We’ll be at the PHILLY PODCAST FESTIVAL on July 16th at 8:30 pm!

Duration: 01:58:59


Ep. #234 - The Accountant

6/24/2017
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It's the movie that thinks autism is the secret to becoming a John Wick-style super-killer, The Accountant. Meanwhile Elliott details Randy Newman's difficulty with dirty rhymes, Dan exhausts his knowledge of Zurich, Stuart hates Cheerios, and we all make some probably ill-advised jokes about the murder of Jean Smart. Wikipedia synopsis for The Accountant Movies recommended in this episode: Dr. Strangelove: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb The Blackcoat's...

Duration: 01:51:21


Ep.#233 - The Comedian

6/10/2017
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We discuss the most accurate and hilarious movie about stand-up ever made, The Comedian. Meanwhile Dan starts off the show by being gross, Stuart reveals his favorite kind of turtle, and Elliott tells us about a few nursery rhyme comedians. Apologies for the continued low Stuart audio. We're trying to get to the bottom of it. Wikipedia synopsis for A The Comedian Movies recommended in this episode: We Are Still Here She Wore a Yellow Ribbon The Muppet Movie LIVE SHOW ALERT! We'll be...

Duration: 01:43:22


Flop House Promotional Movie Minute

6/2/2017
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Just a little note and some goofery about our live show.

Duration: 00:05:36


Ep.#232 - A Dog's Purpose

5/27/2017
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We watch the dog grief porn A Dog's Purpose. Meanwhile Dan gets to the bottom of a Lassie mystery, Stuart gives us a hall pass, and Elliott masturbates to rhymes. Apologies for the audio that makes it sound like Stuart is in the other room. We have no idea how that happened. Wikipedia synopsis for A Dog's Purpose Movies recommended in this episode: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Hounds of Love 20th Century Women LIVE SHOW ALERT! We added another show on June 9 at The Bell House at...

Duration: 01:46:22


Ep. #231 - Mother's Day

5/13/2017
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Just in time for Mother's Day we discuss Mother's Day. Let it never to be said that we don't have our finger on the pulse of the zeitgeist. Meanwhile master of impressions Dan returns, Elliott sells branded Timothy Olyphant pants, Stu explains tattoo reveals, and Paul Sabourin from Paul and Storm guests. Wikipedia synopsis for Mother's Day Movies recommended in this episode: Resolution Colossal Topsy-Turvy Train to Busan Bad Moms LIVE SHOW ALERT! We added another show on June 9 at...

Duration: 01:46:12


Ep. #230 - Monster Trucks

4/29/2017
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We discuss the movie based on a not-really pun, Monster Trucks. Meanwhile Elliott talks about Love in an Elevator for waaay too long, Stu asks some Saved by the Bell questions, Dan's penis habits are described at length, and we're all sorry about the technical problems in this episode. Wikipedia synopsis for Monster Trucks Movies recommended in this episode: The Void The Purge: Election Year Creed

Duration: 01:55:35


Ep. #229 - Assassin's Creed

4/15/2017
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We discuss the movie made up entirely of video game cutscenes, Assassin's Creed. Meanwhile Elliott does the classic "apple bit," we hear another one of Stu's goofs and bloops, and Dan's sick voice is all gravely and such. Wikipedia synopsis for Collateral Beauty Movies recommended in this episode: Suddenly! The Music Room Critters 2

Duration: 01:39:08


Ep. #228 - Collateral Beauty

4/1/2017
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We discuss Will Smith's spiritual sequel to Seven Pounds, Collateral Beauty. Meanwhile, Stu unveils his hot new nickname, Elliott tries to get Keira Knightly's attention, and the less said about Dan in this episode, the better. Wikipedia synopsis for Collateral Beauty Movies recommended in this episode: Wonder Boys Get Out Promise

Duration: 01:31:42


Ep. #227 - 1941

3/25/2017
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An extra-special bonus episode for the MaxFun Drive, where we're joined by Mr. John Hodgman to talk about Steven Spielberg's legendary flop 1941. Movies recommended in this episode: I Wanna Hold Your Hand Manborg The Miracle of Morgan's Creek

Duration: 01:53:51


Ep. #226 - Max Steel

3/18/2017
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We discuss a movie from last year that flopped so badly that Elliott refuses to believe it exists: Max Steel. Meanwhile Dan sings a Carmen Sandiego duet, Stuart gives his fish-based SNL audition, and Elliott texts a lot. Wikipedia synopsis for Max Steel Movies recommended in this episode: The Neon Demon The Devils The Lobster

Duration: 01:40:12

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