The Flop House

The Flop House

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The Flop House is a bi-monthly audio podcast, devoted to the worst in recent film. Your hosts (Elliott Kalan, Dan McCoy, and Stuart Wellington) watch a questionable film just before each episode, and then engage in an unscripted, slightly inebriated discussion, focusing on the movie’s shortcomings and occasional delights.


FH Mini 8 - Missed That Movie - Zombies Anonymous
May 30 • 39 min
Somebody gave Stuart a movie, and he watched it! And now he’s telling us about it!
Ep. #313 - Dolittle
May 23 • 101 min
You can’t have one of #TheTwoFriends without the other! In this episode, we’re joined by David Sims of the Blank Check Podcast and film critic for The Atlantic, to talk about Robert Downey Jr.’s next iconic blockbuster character, Dolittle. Meanwhile Dan…
FH Mini 7 - Missed That Movie - GetEven
May 16 • 39 min
Dan joins in the missed movie fun with his report on “Geteven” (yes, all one word) AKA “Road to Revenge,” a passion project that’s more passion than project.
Ep. #312 - Sonic the Hedgehog
May 9 • 119 min
He lives his life a billion quarter miles at a time.
FH Mini 6 - Missed That Movie! - Rusty: A Dog’s Tale
May 2 • 33 min
Stu’s a regular dogtective!
Ep# 311: Rambo: Last Blood
Apr 25 • 120 min
Wonder if he’s friends with Blood: The Last Vampire
FH Mini 5 - More Time with Griffin
Apr 18 • 22 min
Hangin’ with Mr. Newman
Ep. #310 - Bloodshot
Apr 11 • 141 min
It’s that Valiant Cinematic Universe we’ve all been waiting for!
FH Mini 4 - A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Apr 4 • 21 min
Elliott gives us a preview of his son Sammy’s novel, and then things take a turn.
Ep. #309 - Book Club
Mar 28 • 97 min
We did Fifty Shades of Grey, so why not the movie ABOUT Fifty Shades, too?
Ep. #308 - Verotika
Mar 21 • 93 min
So, uh… anything interesting been happening lately?
Ep. #307 - Holmes & Watson, LIVE!
Mar 14 • 99 min
Everyone knows that Sherlock Holmes was brilliant, but what our movie presupposes is… what if he wasn’t?
FH Mini - No I in Team
Mar 7 • 17 min
This podcast will self-destruct in 5 seconds
Ep. #306 - The Fanatic
Feb 29 • 98 min
The movie with the bravery to say “Hey, all you fans! You suck!”
FH Mini 2: Working Weak
Feb 22 • 14 min
A minisode about jobs in the movies
Ep. #305 - Little Italy
Feb 15 • 100 min
Simultaneously the most Canadian and most Italian movie you’ll see.
FH Mini #1
Feb 8 • 12 min
Let’s see how this goes…
Ep. #304 - Zarkorr! The Invader
Feb 1 • 81 min
Bold use of internal punctuation there, Zarkorr
Ep. #303 - The Happytime Murders
Jan 18 • 85 min
Get it? They’re PUPPETS, but they’re doing SWEARS and SEX STUFF!
Ep. #302 - Cats
Jan 11 • 142 min
Meow and forever
Ep. #301 - Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Jan 4 • 109 min
This should be uncontroversial.
Ep. #300 - The Wicker Man
Dec 21, 2019 • 106 min
THREE HUNDO!
Ep. #299 - The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes
Dec 7, 2019 • 95 min
If we talk about something on Disney+, we’ll get a million subscribers, right?
Ep. #298 - Venom LIVE
Nov 23, 2019 • 80 min
Do you like SPIDER-MAN? Well, he’s not in this one.
Ep. #297 - Mortal Engines
Nov 9, 2019 • 89 min
Because the engines… die? We guess?
Ep. #296 - Slender Man
Oct 26, 2019 • 86 min
He gets those suits at the small and tall shop.
Ep. #295 - The Nun
Oct 12, 2019 • 104 min
Some kind of nunderful.
Ep. #294 - Love on a Leash
Sep 28, 2019 • 113 min
This one was ruff, guys.
Ep.#293 — The Joke Thief
Sep 14, 2019 • 104 min
Frank D’Angelo has done it again! (And I think we all know what “it” is)
Ep. #292 - Welcome to Marwen
Aug 31, 2019 • 109 min
Welcome to the Marwen, Kitty Pryde! We hope you survive the experience!
Ep.# 291 - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom LIVE
Aug 17, 2019 • 81 min
From Earlham College, in Richmond, Indiana!
The Flop House — A FlopTales Teaser!
Aug 10, 2019 • 6 min
Stuart’s been hard at work running more Hogsbottom Three RPGs for Elliott, Stuart, and Flop House favorite guest host Zhubin Parang. Here’s a little taste of the first episode of their new adventure! They’re only available on the Maximum Fun bonus feed,…
Ep.#290 - Meatballs Part II
Aug 3, 2019 • 139 min
We’re joined by the wonderful Sharlene Wellington, owner or partner in many lovely Brooklyn bars (also, she’s married to Stu). She wanted to discuss the 1984 summer camp comedy Meatballs Part II, and as three middle-aged men who were raised on dumb 80’s…
Ep. #289 - Robin Hood
Jul 20, 2019 • 102 min
Straight from the glamorous and echoey Minneapolis airport-adjacent La Quinta inn, it’s all three of the peaches in the same room, chewing over the Taron Egerton, not-your-daddy’s-Robin Hood. Meanwhile Dan talks a surprising amount about the Scarlet…
Ep. #288 - The Haunting of Sharon Tate
Jul 6, 2019 • 110 min
We were so delighted to have longtime Friend-and-Fan-of-Flop, Natalie Walker on the program! We were somewhat less delighted by the film she inexplicably chose, The Haunting of Sharon Tate. Life gives, and life takes. Meanwhile, Stuart hijacks the podcast…
Ep. #287 - Glass
Jun 22, 2019 • 104 min
We took a break from live show prep in Portland to return to our beloved M. Night Shyamalan and the last film of his surprise trilogy, Glass. Meanwhile Stuart drags the Philly skyline, Dan points out the problem with exhaustive rule books, and Elliott…
Ep. #286 - Replicas
Jun 8, 2019 • 111 min
With John Wick 3 tearing up the theaters, we discuss this year’s OTHER Keanu Reeves movie, Replicas. Meanwhile Dan repeats an old adage about beans, Stuart can’t pronounce “Keanu,” and Elliott’s son really messes up our rhythm. Wikipedia synopsis for…
Ep. #285 - Serenity
May 25, 2019 • 124 min
We discuss something that’s been on our want list for a while: the genre-hopping bonkers twist-em-up, Serenity. And to do so, we are joined by the delightful Jenny Jaffe, whose attachment to this film can surely be described as “healthy.” Meanwhile Stuart…
Ep. #284 - Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald
May 11, 2019 • 118 min
Elliott, noted non Pot-head, talks about the Potterverse sequel, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald. Meanwhile Elliott talks Charles Dickens crossovers, Stuart almost causes his own brain to explode, saying something nice about Dan Fogler, and…
Ep. #283 - The Mummy LIVE
Apr 27, 2019 • 80 min
It’s been so long, we can’t even REMEMBER when we recorded this show on Tom Cruise’s The Mummy. But it’s from Seattle and it’s on tape, so here it is! Wikipedia synopsis for The Mummy LIVE SHOW DATES 2019! June 8 – PORTLAND – Revolution Hall July 13 –…
Ep. #282 - Castle Freak
Apr 13, 2019 • 113 min
It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for — we discuss the fabled Castle Freak. And we don’t do it alone! We do it with noted B-movie aficionado Joe Bob Briggs who you can also see on Shudder’s “The Last Drive-In.” Meanwhile, Dan asks salient questions…
Ep. #281 - The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
Mar 30, 2019 • 82 min
MAX FUN DRIVE part TWO! We talk about The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, which Elliott chose for some baffling reason. Meanwhile, Elliott explains Richard Gere’s Mothman issues, Stuart reveals the scariest number of ghosts, and Dan takes the show…
Ep. #280 - Peppermint
Mar 23, 2019 • 121 min
It’s MAX FUN DRIVE time, everyone! That means we’re putting out an extra episode on a week we’d normally take off and drink pina coladas or something. Instead we watched the Jennifer Garner revenge fantasy Peppermint, and hoo boy is it racist! Meanwhile,…
Ep. #279 - The Dark Tower LIVE
Mar 16, 2019 • 93 min
We continue to exploit our vault of unreleased live shows, with this discussion of The Dark Tower, with special additional guest co-host, Hallie Haglund, the star of the show. And for those who don’t dig live shows, good news! Since next week is Max Fun…
Ep. #278 - Oscar Review Special
Mar 2, 2019 • 85 min
By popular demand, we talk about all the glitz and glamor that is… OSCAR! Movies recommended in this episode: Black Coal, Thin Ice Piercing Minding the Gap
Ep.#277 - Catwoman
Feb 16, 2019 • 66 min
We reached into our archives, all the way back to 2017, to bring you this performance taped at the Now Hear This podcast festival. Elliott’s not here (something about it being “too far to fly across the whole country for an unpaid gig, waaah waaah…
Ep. #276 - Life Itself
Feb 2, 2019 • 101 min
We don’t usually editorialize on our own show, but… this is a good one, guys. The gang got together in a hotel room after our Madison, Wisconsin live show to discuss Life Itself, one of the most baffling, and most pleased with itself movies ever made,…
Ep. #275 - The Meg
Jan 19, 2019 • 98 min
It’s Jason Statham and a giant shark. Whaddaya need, a roadmap? We discuss The Meg. Meanwhile, Dan reveals a surprising science fact about Meg Ryan, Elliott reveals that Swamp Thing is the ideal male body, and Stuart’s feet have a surprising superpower.…
Ep. #274 - Gotti
Jan 5, 2019 • 94 min
This one topped the lists of the worst movies of 2018, and it was so bad Dan barely understood what the fuck was happening, which you can tell, based on how little he can bring himself to say. Luckily, Elliott makes up for it by never shutting up. We…
Ep. #273 - The Humanity Bureau
Dec 22, 2018 • 99 min
Can the magic of Cagemas overcome the most rote Nicholas Cage vehicle we’ve ever discussed, The Humanity Bureau? Meanwhile, Stuart reminisces about the Cage days of his youth, Dan writes a happy ending for some Foodfight! characters, and Elliott sets down…
Ep. #272 - Pottersville
Dec 8, 2018 • 97 min
We talk about the inexplicably star-studded comedy, The Bigfoot Who Saved Christmas. Excuse us, “Pottersville.” Meanwhile, Stuart brags about his back strength, Dan uncovers the world of Raising Cain conventions, and Elliott goes on his longest (most…
Ep. #271 - Death Wish
Nov 24, 2018 • 82 min
Why is Bruce Willis starring in an NRA recruitment video? Wait, this is a MOVIE? Are you sure? We talk about Death Wish. Meanwhile, Elliott writes the horror movie “Dr. Sleepypants,” we get insight into Stu’s endless Critters gifs, and Dan shows off his…
Ep. #270 - Interview with the Vampire
Nov 10, 2018 • 108 min
Remember that surprisingly well-defined contest Elliott spearheaded a few episodes back? Well the contest winner decided what we should watch, and it was Interview with the Vampire. Will we fall victim to its bloodsucking charms? Meanwhile, Elliott…
Ep #269 - Friend Request
Oct 27, 2018 • 104 min
It’s our second SHOCKTOBER episode (not that you’d know it, because Dan keeps forgetting to plug in the fucking Shocktober theme)! This time, we return to the social media horror well, with Friend Request. Meanwhile, Elliott gives a peek behind the…
Ep #268 - Truth or Dare
Oct 13, 2018 • 114 min
The most wondrous time of the year, SHOCKTOBER is here! And to start us off, we watched Truth or Dare AKA Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare AKA Teens be Dyin’. Meanwhile, Elliott explains the miracle of birth, Dan explains the fear of death, and Stuart spins…
Ep. #267 - Dwegons and Leprechauns
Sep 29, 2018 • 105 min
We close out Smalltember with one of our “favorite” genres: the ill-conceived, micro-budgeted computer animated film. And Dwegons and Leprechauns is a horrific, fever dream of a doozy. Meanwhile, Dan remains the master of the unintended double entendre,…
Ep. #266 - Slamma Jamma
Sep 15, 2018 • 123 min
For our first Smalltember episode of 2018, we discuss Slamma Jamma, the film about slam dunking your way to Jesus. Meanwhile, Elliott gives us some hat-wearing etiquette, Dan is upset that the characters aren’t criminal masterminds, and Stuart sets…
Ep. #265 - Geostorm LIVE
Sep 1, 2018 • 98 min
The Peaches are still on their life-mandated summer break, so we bring you this second live episode, straight from the Historic Sixth & I Synagogue in Washington, D.C. We’ll be back with normal episodes soon, we promise! Until then, enjoy Geostorm!…
Ep. #264 - The Emoji Movie LIVE
Aug 18, 2018 • 78 min
Elliott just had his second child, and Dan is about to move apartments, so in the middle of all this peach upheaval, we dig out a live show from the vaults. Specifically, our San Francisco show, where we discussed The Emoji Movie. Wikipedia synopsis for…
Ep. #263 - Samson
Aug 4, 2018 • 135 min
Jordan Morris joins the peaches to talk about the biblical story that somehow Dan always wants to spell “Sampson,” Samson. Meanwhile Dan advocates for all-hours masturbation, Elliott rewrites the hit film “Book Club,” Stuart gets all hyped up for the…
Ep. #262 - Sherlock Gnomes
Jul 21, 2018 • 103 min
We discuss Sherlock Gnomes, the sequel to Gnomeo and Juliet, the first movie entirely based on a stupid rhyme. Meanwhile Stuart somehow forgets the song Rocket Man, Elliott remembers every OTHER song, and Dan talks far too much about sex swings. Wikipedia…
Ep. #261 - The Hurricane Heist
Jul 7, 2018 • 105 min
On this episode we discuss the alliterative disaster-heist movie hybrid The Hurricane Heist. Meanwhile Stuart is tired, Dan is hungover, Elliott is at his in-laws, and by the time this episode drops 2/3 of us will be on vacation, so let’s all just pretend…
Ep.#260 - Brain Smasher… A Love Story
Jun 23, 2018 • 131 min
On this episode April Wolfe from Switchblade Sisters and Who Shot Ya? joins us to discuss a direct-to-video movie you’ve probably only heard about if you had HBO back in the early 90’s: Brain Smasher… A Love Story. Meanwhile Elliott reveals his…
Ep. #259 - Fifty Shades Freed
Jun 9, 2018 • 103 min
Hey, whaddaya know, with Fifty Shades Freed, we did our first full trilogy. Or, because it’s Fifty Shades, should we call it a THRILLogy? No. No we shouldn’t. Meanwhile Elliott discusses the most cutting-edge cenobite, Stuart briefly becomes Gene Shalit,…
Ep. #258 - Justice League
May 26, 2018 • 122 min
With Infinity War breaking records, it’s time to check in with that OTHER cinematic universe, that hath given the Flop House so much, with our look at Justice League. Meanwhile, Stuart reveals Donatello’s government job, Dan misreads the title, and…
Ep. #257 - The Greatest Showman
May 12, 2018 • 103 min
Because Huge Ackman so desperately wanted to do a big, original musical, we found ourselves watching The Greatest Showman. And it sure is… showy. Meanwhile, Elliott names off cold-based DC villains, Stuart has feelings on the name Phineas, and Dan…
Ep. #256 - Power Rangers
Apr 28, 2018 • 123 min
Because they haven’t gotten around to a gritty Saved by the Bell reboot, we discuss Power Rangers. Meanwhile, Elliott gives us the local news report, Stuart calls Elliott to task for the laziness of his impressions, and Dan inadvertently says the grossest…
Ep. #255 - The Layover
Apr 14, 2018 • 116 min
The Max Fun Drive is technically over, but if you go to maximumfun.org/donate, this weekend, it’ll still count! As for us, we watched “William H. Macy Surrounds Himself With Beautiful Women: The Movie” AKA “The Layover.” Meanwhile, Dan insults the noble…
Ep. #254 - Kidnap
Mar 31, 2018 • 101 min
It’s the Max Fun Drive, everyone! So put down your phones and go donate at maximumfun.org/donate, while you’re thinking about it! Everyone back? Good. Because we had a lot of fun watching the Halle Berry Taken-style thriller, Kidnap, and we think you can…
Ep. #253 - The Snowman
Mar 17, 2018 • 123 min
Mister Police, you could have saved us from watching The Snowman. You gave us all the clues. Meanwhile, Elliott takes us behind the scenes at Shrek, Stuart bravely reveals his medical syndrome, and creepo Dan McCoy is a creepy creep. Wikipedia synopsis…
Ep. 252 - The Book of Henry LIVE
Mar 3, 2018 • 114 min
Another from our backlog of live shows! This one is from Toronto, our discussion of The Book of Henry! Wikipedia synopsis for The Book of Henry
Ep. #251 - Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Feb 17, 2018 • 101 min
We watch one we were all honestly pretty excited about: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Were we all as excited once we were done? Meanwhile Dan introduces a new Jeff Foxworthy routine, Elliott explains Nicholas Cage’s pursuit of Bernadette…
Ep. #250 - The Apple
Feb 3, 2018 • 122 min
Hey, we found a guy from much more popular podcasts than ours to come guest host with us. Travis McElroy from My Brother My Brother and Me and The Adventure Zone (and like 50 others) joins us to discuss the movie he insisted we watch, The Apple. It’s… a…
Ep.# 249 - The Great Wall LIVE
Jan 20, 2018 • 79 min
We dig into our vaults to bring you this live The Great Wall episode, from the Philly Podcast Festival! Wikipedia synopsis for The Great Wall
Ep.#247 - Bright
Jan 6, 2018 • 123 min
Two in-person episodes in a row? This one recorded in Dan’s apartment? Must be a post-Cagemas miracle! And to ring in the New Year, we talk about Netflix’s racially shaky blockbuster Bright. Meanwhile, Dan explains his dimension of shrimp, Elliott likely…
Ep.#247 - Inconceivable
Dec 23, 2017 • 103 min
Merry Cagemas everyone! Reunited and it feels so good — we recorded this one all together, in Dan’s hotel room in San Francisco. What made we of the Cage-light domestic thriller Inconceivable? You’ll have to listen to find out. Meanwhile, Stu has…
Ep.#246 - 50 Shades Darker LIVE
Dec 9, 2017 • 82 min
We reached into the vault to finally release this gem from back in the summer, the first and only time we’ve had an extra guest at a live show, the always lovable Hallie Haglund. And what better thing for three gross dudes to discuss with a woman than 50…
Ep.#245 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III
Nov 25, 2017 • 105 min
We’re doing another podcrawl, along with Read it and Weep and Too Beautiful to Live! They covered the first two of the original Ninja Turtles movies, and we covered Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III aka the one where they go back in time and wear samurai…
Ep. #244 - Unforgettable
Nov 11, 2017 • 121 min
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…
Ep. #243 - The Bye Bye Man
Oct 28, 2017 • 90 min
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,…
Ep. #242 - Rings LIVE!
Oct 14, 2017 • 84 min
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
Ep. #241 - Pass Thru
Sep 30, 2017 • 120 min
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?…
Ep. #240 - Sicilian Vampire
Sep 16, 2017 • 116 min
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…
Ep, #239 - Ghost in the Shell
Sep 2, 2017 • 115 min
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…
Ep. #238 - xXx: The Return of Xander Cage LIVE
Aug 19, 2017 • 75 min
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…
Ep. #237 - Ishtar
Aug 5, 2017 • 110 min
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…
Ep. #236 - Suicide Squad LIVE
Jul 22, 2017 • 64 min
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…
Ep. #235 - USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage
Jul 8, 2017 • 118 min
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…
Ep. #234 - The Accountant
Jun 24, 2017 • 111 min
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…
Ep.#233 - The Comedian
Jun 10, 2017 • 103 min
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…
Flop House Promotional Movie Minute
Jun 2, 2017 • 5 min
Just a little note and some goofery about our live show.
Ep.#232 - A Dog’s Purpose
May 27, 2017 • 106 min
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…
Ep. #231 - Mother’s Day
May 13, 2017 • 106 min
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…
Ep. #230 - Monster Trucks
Apr 29, 2017 • 115 min
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…
Ep. #229 - Assassin’s Creed
Apr 15, 2017 • 99 min
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…
Ep. #228 - Collateral Beauty
Apr 1, 2017 • 91 min
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…
Ep. #227 - 1941
Mar 25, 2017 • 113 min
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
Ep. #226 - Max Steel
Mar 18, 2017 • 100 min
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…
Ep. #225 - Max Magician and the Legend of the Rings
Mar 4, 2017 • 111 min
Why is this movie not in Smalltember? Well, Stu said he wanted to watch Max Magician for his birthday, and we all said “fuck it.” Meanwhile Dan doesn’t know which corpse to punch, Elliott suggests an alternate course for Teen Wolf, and Stu has no pants.…
Ep. #224 - Zoolander 2
Feb 18, 2017 • 100 min
We think this one broke Elliott, guys. We watched the only film Leonard Maltin walked out on: Zoolander 2. Meanwhile Dan totally nails a Mario impression, Stuart decides which Roger Rabbit weasel he is, and Elliott admits his fedora-wearing past.…
Ep. #223 - The Last Witch Hunter
Feb 4, 2017 • 103 min
We discuss The Last Witch Hunter. All other witch hunters presumably having been herded into the sea by the Red Bull. Meanwhile Meanwhile Elliott explains man-witches, Dan looks to an extreme James Bond to save a wounded nation, and Stuart is obsessed…
Ep. #222 - Home Sweet Hell
Jan 21, 2017 • 105 min
We have a homecoming to Katherine Heigl (a heiglcoming? no.) with a movie that truly no one remembered existed but Dan, Home Sweet Hell. Meanwhile Stuart gives us his SNL audition, Dan explains the secret origin of Georgian cuisine, and Elliott plays the…
Ep. #221 - Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice
Jan 7, 2017 • 122 min
This is a big one folks. Batman v. Superman v. The Flop House. Meanwhile Stuart makes it very clear this is not your daddy’s anything, Dan does a dead-on Katherine Hepburn, and Elliott reveals how Nicholas Cage rents softcore pornography. Wikipedia…
Ep.#220 - The Trust
Dec 24, 2016 • 104 min
Cagemas comes but once a year. Will Saint Nicholas Cage bring us something glorious or another lump of coal for our cinematic stockings? We discuss The Trust. Meanwhile, Stuart reveals his testicle-based library habits, Elliott explores Paul Verhoven’s…
Ep. #219 - Saving Christmas
Dec 10, 2016 • 95 min
It’s hard to overstate just how barely the Kirk Cameron “materialism-is-good” explainer Saving Christmas qualifies as a movie. Meanwhile, Stuart talks about his gogurt buying habits, Elliott dramatizes Frank Sinatra’s sexual habits, and Dan is genuinely…
Ep. #218 - Nine Lives
Nov 26, 2016 • 117 min
Kevin Spacey as a cat sounds just purrrrfect (TM) for the Flop House, so we watched Nine Lives. Meanwhile, Stuart tells of his adventures with Kirsten Dunst, Dan suggests a terrible new method of shooting porn, and Elliott tells an offensive phone book…
Ep. #217 - Independence Day: Resurgence
Nov 12, 2016 • 119 min
Back to our non-Shocktober fare as we mourn election day with our Independence Day: Resurgence discussion. Meanwhile, Elliott gives the JD Power porn star awards, Stuart’s weenus is protected, and Dan cannot leave President Sex Criminal alone. Wikipedia…
Ep. #216 - The Gallows
Oct 29, 2016 • 113 min
On this final SHOCKTOBER episode we discuss the noose-is-loose would-be chiller The Gallows. Meanwhile, Elliott somehow weasels his way out of doing a Muppet voice, Stuart reveals Dick Tracy’s bias against the disabled, and Dan somehow doesn’t let the…
Ep. #215 - The Lazarus Effect
Oct 15, 2016 • 109 min
Shocktober continues! On this episode we discuss the Flatliners-esque Lazarus Effect. More specific shownotes canceled on account of Dan’s sick. Wikipedia synopsis for The Lazarus Effect Movies recommended in this episode: Viy Pet Sematary The Shallows…
Ep.# 214 - Victor Frankenstein
Oct 1, 2016 • 104 min
BOOOGENS! Shocktober begins with Victor Frankenstein, the movie that posits that maybe we don’t actually wanna see the monster that much. Meanwhile, Elliott disrespects the death of several major pop artists, Stu brings up Jackie Chan again, and Dan says…
Ep. #213 - Christian Mingle
Sep 17, 2016 • 109 min
Smalltember/vember continues! On this episode we discuss the feature length ad for a dating website and for God, Christian Mingle. and Stuart explains how to find cartoon porn, Dan checks his website privilege, and Elliott “Weekend at Bernies”es someone…
Ep. #212 - No Depo$it
Sep 3, 2016 • 92 min
Smalltember/vember begins with a movie none of us had heard of until a couple of Canadian listeners pressed a blu-ray into our hot little hands: No Deposit. Meanwhile Elliott reveals Ringo Starr’s adventures in New Jersey, Stuart sends a giant child…
Ep. #211 - Godzilla (1998)
Aug 20, 2016 • 101 min
At the request of charity contest winner Erik North, we discuss the classic (?) 1998 version of Godzilla. Meanwhile Dan tries to explain Dangerous Liaisons, Elliott surprises no one by reading a Godzilla-centered magazine, and Stuart gives you some advice…
Ep.# 210 - Fantastic Four LIVE
Aug 6, 2016 • 55 min
Kept in the Flop House Vaults until now, and released because we’re on the road in D.C., it’s the LIVE Fantastic Four show! Visit STUART’S BAR, HINTERLANDS.
Ep. #209 - Pay the Ghost
Jul 23, 2016 • 97 min
Zhubin Parang joins us for the fourth most magical time on the Flop House calandar: Cagemas in July! It’s also time for the political conventions, so more extensive show notes are canceled while Dan jets off to Cleveland and Philly.
Ep.# 208 - Norm of the North
Jul 9, 2016 • 82 min
We just can’t stop punishing ourselves with bizarre kids’ computer animated films. Will Norm of the North be another Guardian of the Highlands or Foodfight!? Meanwhile Stuart has strong feelings on Tyrion Lannister’s political positions, Elliott mangles…
Ep.#207 - The Boy
Jun 25, 2016 • 82 min
Elliott is back from his brief sabbatical. Will the possible evil-doll-antics of The Boy make him regret it? Meanwhile Stuart makes people’s days better with a choking hazard, Dan’s bachelor lifestyle is depressing, and Elliott shares why he has the…
Ep.#206 - The Choice
Jun 11, 2016 • 94 min
Hallie rejoins us, while Elliott is briefly away, to determine whether any tears were jerked by the Nicholas Sparks tearjerker, The Choice. Meanwhile Stuart reveals the Hamburglar’s m-o, Dan discusses the strange things he’s slept on, and Hallie explains…
Ep. #205 - Gods of Egypt
May 28, 2016 • 84 min
Live from Cake Shop as part of NYC Podfest. It’s Gods of Egypt.
Ep. #204 - We Are Your Friends
May 14, 2016 • 89 min
On this episode we discuss the should-be-more-hateable tale of young aspiring DJ douches We Are Your Friends. Meanwhile, Elliott describes a Golden Girls party at length, Stuart burns Broadway, and Dan slowly dies. Apologies for the wonky audio. Due to…
Ep. #203 - Look Who’s Talking Now
Apr 30, 2016 • 89 min
This episode is part three in a podcrawl with the guys at Read it and Weep, and at Too Beautiful to Live, covering the entire Look Who’s Talking trilogy. We got to handle the thrilling conclusion, Look Who’s Talking Now. Meanwhile we discover what’s in…
Ep. #202 - Burnt
Apr 16, 2016 • 86 min
On this episode we run through a tasting menu of Bradley Cooper’s assholish behavior in the bad-boy chef movie, Burnt. Meanwhile, Elliott recites some lewd Dr. Seuss, Stuart drops some Friday the 13th science, and Dan suggests a new sort of nativity.…
Ep. #201 - Vice
Apr 2, 2016 • 85 min
With the glamour and horror of our 200th/MaxFun Drive episode behind us, we return to meat-and-potatoes flophousery with the little seen sci-fi actioner Vice, starring Flop House repeat offenders Thomas Jane and Bruce Willis. Meanwhile, Elliott explains…
Ep. #200 - Nothing but Trouble
Mar 19, 2016 • 132 min
It’s the moment we promised would never happen: we watched Elliott and Dan’s stated least-favorite movie of all time, Nothing but Trouble. (Don’t worry - despite Elliott’s joking claim that if we ever did this film it would be our last, this is NOT our…
Best of the Flop House 2: Ep. 76-125
Mar 14, 2016 • 41 min
Just in time for MaxFun Drive, a little bonus for listeners.
Ep. #199 - Jem and the Holograms
Mar 5, 2016 • 82 min
Don’t worry — we took your boring story about a magical rock-star-making computer and turned it into a thrilling story about YouTube. We talk Jem and the Holograms. Meanwhile, Elliott has a surprisingly deep knowledge of failed Internet concerns, Stuart…
Ep. #198 - The Cobbler
Feb 20, 2016 • 89 min
It’s the Jewish magical realism tale that almost made Elliott hate his own Judaism: The Cobbler. Meanwhile, Stuart suffers from cartoon eye degeneration, Dan would like you to know very much that he’s a wealthy murderer, and Elliott’s singing has started…
Ep. #197 - Seventh Son
Feb 6, 2016 • 86 min
Is Seventh Son seventh fun? Perhaps, though we’re not sure what “seventh fun” means. Meanwhile, Elliott pitches us on FXXX, Stuart expresses his love for fantasy bullshit maps, and Dan feels terrible about mixing up En Vogue and TLC. We also debut…
Ep. #196 - Aloha
Jan 23, 2016 • 71 min
Will Cameron Crowe ever rebound from his Elizabethtown slump? Probably not with the even-worse Aloha. Meanwhile, Dan calls out famed painter Leonardo Da Vinci, Elliott can’t remember the rich Bazooka Joe cast of characters, and Stu engages in something…
Flop House CLASSIC FAVORITE - Bullet to the Head
Jan 14, 2016 • 66 min
If you’re a new listener, here’s a good place to start!
Ep. #195 - The Golden Child
Jan 9, 2016 • 107 min
It’s a super-sized, super-fun, super-technical-glitch-filled CONTEST WINNER SELECTION EPISODE! Tom Horstmann requested that we watch the 1986’s The Golden Child, AKA “Don’t worry about rewriting the screenplay; Eddie Murphy can improvise any action movie…
Ep. #194 - Outcast
Dec 26, 2015 • 90 min
For this year’s Cagemas we honor both the kindly St. Nicholas Cage, and Star Wars by picking the Cage-Hayden Christiansen joint, Outcast. Meanwhile, Stuart does an ad for Clearasil, Elliott contributes his worst Popeye, and, yet again, Stu and Elliott…
Ep. #193 - United Passions
Dec 12, 2015 • 89 min
On this episode we uncharacteristically talk sports, specifically futbol, as we watched the definitely-not-about-a-corrupt-organization FIFA film, United Passions. And who better to join us as we wade into these unfamiliar waters than sports expert and…
Ep. #192 - Chappie
Nov 28, 2015 • 95 min
Remember when Chappie fever swept the country, with all those pet Chappies, and tickle-me-Chappies? Meanwhile, Elliott describes a literary-technique-based dystopian future, Stuart continues to explain the Internet, and Dan just checks out for a while.…
Ep. #191 - Men, Women & Children
Nov 14, 2015 • 91 min
Think you’re too good for the Oxford comma, Men, Women & Children? WELL WE’RE TOO GOOD FOR YOU. Meanwhile Stu explains “X-Men nudity,” Dan makes a call for an annotated Flop House, and Elliott explains the music your kids’ kids are gonna love. Oh, and…
Ep. #190 - Ouija
Oct 31, 2015 • 93 min
Every Shocktober must come, sadly, to an end, but not without our longest (and best?) episode of the month. Dan Macabre, Booart Skellington, and Elliott Killin’ are joined by Hellie Haglund to discuss “Ouija,” the movie that captures the thrill of moving…
Ep. #189 - Deliver Us from Evil
Oct 17, 2015 • 89 min
No show notes because Dan is busy nursing a sick cat.
The Great Switcheroo! Adventure Zone Flop House Takeover
Oct 10, 2015 • 65 min
As part of the MaxFun Great Switcheroo, Justin, Travis, Griffin, and Merle McElroy of The Adventure Zone have taken on Leprechaun: Origins. Meanwhile, if you want to hear the Original Peaches (plus guest star Zhubin Parang) you can find them playing D&D…
Ep. #188 - Unfriended
Oct 3, 2015 • 76 min
It’s the most magical time of the year! SHOCKTOBER! And this year we’re kicking off with the millenials-on-a-computer-screen shocker “Unfriended.” Meanwhile, Dan reads movie ad copy, Elliott talks Quidditch injuries, and Stuart reveals his poop…
Ep. #187 - Fateful Findings
Sep 19, 2015 • 81 min
No show notes on account of Emmys.
Ep. #186 - Guardian of the Highlands
Sep 5, 2015 • 86 min
No show notes this week.
Ep. #185 - Grace of Monaco
Aug 22, 2015 • 79 min
Straight from Cannes to Lifetime (TM), it’s the Grace Kelly biopic, Grace of Monaco. Meanwhile Elliott has a surprisingly deep well of Saved by the Bell knowledge, Dan speculates about Curly’s gold, and Stuart finds a new way to leave Dan out of…
Ep. #184 - Drive Hard
Aug 8, 2015 • 74 min
Take two faded stars, put them in an Aussie C-picture, and encourage them to improvise wildly, and what do you get? The oddly compelling Drive Hard. Meanwhile Elliott improves various movies by adding a little vitamin C(age), Dan reveals what the H.P. in…
The Flop House EXTRA: Best of the First 75 Episodes
Aug 1, 2015 • 53 min
Some of the top bits and tangents from the first 75 episodes, suggested by fans. Apologies for the sound quality on some of these — it was early on and we were learning.
Ep. #183 - Left Behind
Jul 25, 2015 • 78 min
Show notes canceled on account of SUMMER.
Ep. #182 - Strange Magic
Jul 11, 2015 • 67 min
In this episode, Jordan Morris of terrific MaxFun sister podcast Jordan, Jesse, Go! stops by to co-host while Elliott’s in England, a move he immediately regretted when we watched Strange Magic. Meanwhile, Dan explains the proper way to drink beer, Stuart…
Ep. #181 - Jupiter Ascending
Jun 27, 2015 • 72 min
Will the guys who liked Speed Racer also enjoy the Wachowski sibling’s most recent critical flop, Jupiter Ascending? Meanwhile Elliott debuts his new bumper sticker, Dan boringly digresses about The Three Investigators, and Stuart explains why, when…
Ep. #180 - CBGB
Jun 13, 2015 • 70 min
Detailed show notes abandoned this week, as Dan and Elliott are winging their way to Montreal for a wedding!
Ep. #179 - Mortdecai
May 30, 2015 • 79 min
Hoo boy does Johnny Depp certainly have a mustache in Mortdcai! Meanwhile Dan reads copy off a beer for some reason, Elliott invites George Lucas to stop by, and Stuart recommends a surprising film.Movies recommended in this episode:Mad Max: Fury RoadNeed…
Ep. #178 - 50 Shades of Grey
May 16, 2015 • 76 min
In the words of Homer Simpson, we’ve got a hankerin’ for some spankerin’, as we discuss 50 Shades of Grey. Meanwhile Stuart delivers a eulogy for the rappin’ granny, Elliott explains the laziness of British elocution, Dan reveals a porn tale from his…
The Flop House: Episode #177 - Dracula: Untold
May 2, 2015 • 73 min
We’ve seen him 3D, but are we ready for Dracula: Untold? Meanwhile Stuart demonstrates his innovative mixology, and Elliot and Dan reveal the surprising Dracula-centric details of the Mad Men finale.Movies recommended in this episode:Donnie…
Ep. #176 - The Boy Next Door
Apr 18, 2015 • 75 min
It’s the moment that the bad movie cognoscenti have been waiting for, as we discuss The Boy Next Door. Meanwhile, Stuart explains the “character” he plays, Dan becomes a proponent of the female gaze, and Elliott describes some of the lesser-known sexually…
Ep. #175 - Winter’s Tale
Apr 4, 2015 • 76 min
We return to the “romantic fantasy” genre that served us so well (?) with Upside Down as we discuss the Colin Farrell vehicle, Winter’s Tale. Meanwhile, Dan explains Aerosmith’s magic powers, Elliott implores a horse to help him make his booty call, and…
Ep. #174 - That Awkward Moment
Mar 21, 2015 • 78 min
It’s the MaxFun drive! And, though Stu is in Puerto Rico, we pulled out the big guns with a return appearance by Hallie Haglund! She adds some much needed perspective to the asshole-dude-based RomCommery of That Awkward Moment. Meanwhile Elliott reveals…
Ep. #173 - Transcendence
Mar 7, 2015 • 70 min
Turns out that being Christopher Nolan’s cinematographer is not the same thing as being Christopher Nolan, as we found out when we endured Transcendence. Meanwhile Elliott explains Dan’s unusual way of reading, Stuart has a Transmorphers flashback, and…
Episode #172 - Dorothy’s Return
Feb 21, 2015 • 98 min
There’s just something about a terrible kids’ movie that brings out the best (?) in us, so we dive headfirst into the CGI flop Legends of OZ: Dorothy’s Return. Meanwhile, Stuart gives important advice to our kidnapped listeners, Dan inadvertently pitches…
Episode #171 - No Good Deed
Feb 7, 2015 • 81 min
Flop House repeat offender Idris Elba romances Taraji P. Henson in the Valentine’s Day favorite No Good Deed. Wait, did we say “romances?” We meant “terrorizes.” Meanwhile Elliott tells us of James Bond films of the future, Dan tries to play a game of…
Episode #170 - Transformers: Age of Extinction
Jan 24, 2015 • 72 min
We will never watch anything with nearly three hour bloat again, so enjoy the special snowflake that is us talking about the most recent Bayhem, Transformers: Age of Extinction. Meanwhile, Elliott explains how to find a Transformer’s clitoris, Stuart…
Episode #169 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles LIVE
Jan 10, 2015 • 76 min
Recorded on 1/9/2015 in front of a live, sold out crowd in The Bell House in Gowanus, Brooklyn. A huge thanks to Mr. Matt Carman (1/2 of the excellent zine “I Love Bad Movies”) for recording the show and making sure we sound as good as we do.
Episode #168 - Rage
Dec 27, 2014 • 72 min
Merry Cagemas everyone! The store was all out of Left Behind (well… it hasn’t been released to video or streaming yet), so we got you a Rage. We hope you’re not too disappointed. Meanwhile Elliott reads the Looney Tunes dinner specials, Dan reveals the…
Episode #167 - From Justin to Kelly
Dec 13, 2014 • 73 min
Song of the autumn contest winner Jason MacIssac decreed that we should be subjected to legendary season-one-of-American-Idol ancillary flop From Justin to Kelly. Did he take it easy on us, or is there now a bounty on his head? Meanwhile Stuart introduces…
Episode #166 - Pompeii
Nov 29, 2014 • 68 min
A returning Flop House director guides a cast of returning Flop House stars in an eruption of mediocrity named Pompeii. Meanwhile Stu asks a provocative question about Cenobites, Elliott reveals an early draft of a Robert Louis Stevenson classic, and Dan…
The Flop House_ Episode #165 - Robocop (2014)
Nov 15, 2014 • 70 min
Detailed show notes canceled on account of Dan being sick with Mongolian death flu. Movies recommended in this episode:The Woman ChaserShort Term 12Phase IVJohn Wick
The Flop House: Episode #164 - 300: Rise of an Empire
Nov 1, 2014 • 67 min
Thus we enter November, the month known for having “No” theme. And, appropriately, we watched one of the most generic of modern action sequels, 300: Rise of an Empire. Meanwhile, Elliott lectures on Noid avoidance, Dan makes a public apology relating to…
The Flop House: Episode #163 - Dracula 3D
Oct 18, 2014 • 79 min
Shocktober continues/ends with Dario Argento totally forgetting everything he knew about filmmaking (and we don’t even like him that much) with Dracula 3D. Meanwhile, Dan reveals the alternate, director’s cut ending to Escape (The Pina Colada Song),…
The Flop House: Episode #162 - The Quiet Ones
Oct 4, 2014 • 90 min
BOOOOOGENS! Welcome to the first episode of SHOCKTOBER 2014 (and the first episode officially under our new podcast network, MaxFun). And because we would never Halloween trick you, instead we’re treating you to a guest appearance by Hallie Haglund,…
The Flop House: Episode #161 - A Talking Cat!?!
Sep 20, 2014 • 79 min
Smalltember continues with perhaps the smallest movie we’ve ever covered, the bad movie new classic “A Talking Cat!?!” Meanwhile Stuart entertains the lizard representative of Harlem, Elliott gives helpful mnemonic devices for the major German directors,…
The Flop House: Episode #160 - God’s Not Dead
Sep 6, 2014 • 77 min
The OP’s are all back in action, celebrating the all-NEW made-up holiday of “Smallvember.” First up, the Christsploitation film “God’s Not Dead” filled with the straw-manniest straw men outside of a county fair. Meanwhile Elliott and Detective Columbo…
The Flop House: Episode #159 - Walking with Dinosaurs
Aug 23, 2014 • 76 min
Thanks to his series of enraged tweets on the matter, we invited comedy writer and pop culture expert Kevin Maher on the show to discuss the enragingly anthropomorphized Walking with Dinosaurs. Meanwhile Dan pervazoids up the Crypt Keeper, Kevin unleashes…
The Flop House: Episode #158 - Labor Day
Aug 9, 2014 • 68 min
No movie has sexualized pastry so much since American Pie, yet somehow Labor Day is even less erotic than Jason Biggs balls-deep in apple filling. Meanwhile Stuart does some brilliant voice work, Dan loves the versatility of DVDs, and Elliott regales the…
The Flop House: Episode #157 - The Legend of Hercules
Jul 26, 2014 • 69 min
With audiences primed to be disappointed by a new Hercules movie in theaters, why not be like the Peaches and be disappointed by The Legend of Hercules in the comfort of your own home. Meanwhile Elliott tells us the secrets of the ancient Greek hamburger,…
The Flop House: Episode #156 - 3 Days to Kill
Jul 12, 2014 • 67 min
Producer Luc Besson and director McG made a bet about the number of tones they could cram into 3 Days to Kill, and the audience lost. Meanwhile Elliott does his classic “2000 Year-Old Killer” routine, Dan gets more inappropriately sexual than ever before,…
The Flop House: Episode #155 - Last Vegas
Jun 28, 2014 • 70 min
We discuss Last Vegas, which is, of course, a documentary from the far future about the time the elderly Original Peaches and friend went to Las Vegas. Meanwhile Dan unveils his totally original, copyrighted concept, Elliott reveals how he does creep…
The Flop House: Episode #154 - I, Frankenstein
Jun 14, 2014 • 72 min
Yes, Elliott, it should be called I, Frankenstein’s Monster, but that doesn’t change the fact that we watched I, Frankenstein. Meanwhile Elliott reveals the secret sex fetishes of Archie Comics characters, we learn Stuart’s nicknames, and Dan asks the big…
The Flop House: Episode #153 - G.I. Joe: Retaliation
May 31, 2014 • 81 min
Despite being one of the more nothing movies we’ve ever watched, we somehow crap out what we believe to be our longest episode with G.I. Joe: Retaliation. It’s a living. Meanwhile, Dan and Elliott explain what “G.I. Joe” means, and develop President…
The Flop House: Episode #152 - Easy Rider: The Ride Back
May 17, 2014 • 77 min
We discuss Easy Rider: The Ride Back, an object lesson in why you should never let a movie’s sequel rights lapse. Meanwhile Dan explains the Flop House fan caste system, Elliott puts the “bar” in barter, and Stuart knows nothing about robots.Movies…
The Flop House: Episode #151 - Any Which Way You Can
May 3, 2014 • 68 min
1980 was a simpler time, when you could put Clint Eastwood together with an orangutan, not bother to come up with a story, and release it as a major motion picture called Any Which Way but Loose (check out We Hate Movies doing the first film in the “Clint…
The Flop House: Episode #150 - Grudge Match
Apr 19, 2014 • 67 min
Hey remember those DeNiro and Stallone boxing movies you loved? This is also… a movie. We talk about Grudge Match, the movie that pretends DeNiro has a chance against steroidal Stallone. Meanwhile Dan discusses Kevin Hart’s need to do only Kevin-branded…
The Flop House: Episode #149 - Paranoia
Apr 5, 2014 • 66 min
Han Solo vs. Commissioner Gordon sounds awesome, until you realize the star of Paranoia is actually a Hemsworth brother. And not the good one. Meanwhile Elliott doubles down on the size of Gary Oldman’s penis, Stuart disturbs us by talking about intimate…
The Flop House: Episode #148 - Gangster Squad
Mar 22, 2014 • 68 min
Uh, one question, boss: Doesn’t Gangster Squad kind of sound like WE’RE the Gangsters?We return to a big, old-fashioned Hollywood flop with Gangster Squad, the movie that takes a bunch of good actors and a promising director and churns out a film thats…
The Flop House: Episode #147 - Devil’s Pass AND Awards Floptacular
Mar 8, 2014 • 67 min
The solution to “Devil’s Kidney Stone.” In which Dan makes the mistake of thinking that, because Renny Harlin directed Devil’s Pass, it would be crazy and weird, rather than draggy and significantly more boring than reading the Wikipedia page about the…
The Flop House: Episode #146 - B*A*P*S
Feb 22, 2014 • 69 min
Sort of like M*A*S*H, but not about the army and terrible.Consider our debt to “He’s the Housecat (Arthur’s Theme)” music video contest winner Dan Costales paid in full! Was it worth it Dan? Was if worth the pain you caused, making us watch the pre-Oscar…
The Flop House: Episode #145 - R.I.P.D.
Feb 8, 2014 • 70 min
Ryan Reynolds’ abs are RIPD like lettuce. We ease Elliott back into the Flop House groove with a movie right in our wheelhouse: the Men in Black/Ghostbusters-lite disaster R.I.P.D. Meanwhile Dan introduces the concept of ghost hats, Elliott uses the new…
The Flop House: Episode #144 - Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor
Jan 25, 2014 • 58 min
First confession: she peed in the pool. Hallie closes out her monthlong residency subbing for the newly-dad-ified Elliott with a doozy. It’s Tyler Perry’s Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor. Meanwhile Stu can’t seem to pronounce Kim…
The Flop House: Episode #143 - Battle of the Year
Jan 11, 2014 • 65 min
It’s the Flop House crew vs. the Dream Team in an all-out dance/bad movie fight to the finish, as we discuss Battle of the Year. Meanwhile, Stu challenges our missing co-host for synopsis supremacy, Dan discusses Vincent Van Gogh’s battle with his own…
The Flop House: Episode #142 - Getaway
Dec 28, 2013 • 70 min
Go away, Getaway Hawkey Holidays to all the little Flop House boys and girls. Your present is the movie-length chase scene Getaway. Meanwhile, Dan takes on the liberal media, Stuart gives one of his patented Flop House asides, and Elliott reminds us all…
The Flop House: Episode #141 - Last Ounce of Courage
Dec 13, 2013 • 75 min
You can have my Christmas when you pry it from my cold dead hand. Hey, remember when we all used to celebrate Christmas? Last Ounce of Courage takes us back to that magical time. Meanwhile, Stu is upset at the way Wolverine treated his Christmas gift, Dan…
The Flop House: Episode #140 - After Earth
Nov 30, 2013 • 67 min
JAYDEN WILL BE RECOGNIZED. It’s the movie they tried to pretend M. Night Shyamalan had nothing to do with: After Earth. Meanwhile, Elliott introduces us to the Crypt Keeper’s brother, Stuart meets his Phantasm hero, and Dan just needs to explain a few…
The Flop House: Episode #139 - Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones
Nov 16, 2013 • 73 min
Two is the Cloneliest Number The three peaches spend this episode cloning around about Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones, as part of a podcrawl with Read it and Weep (who took on Episode I) and Proudly Resents (who will be taking on Episode…
The Flop House: Episode #138 - Foodfight!
Nov 2, 2013 • 75 min
Simulates a real Foodfight, in that it leaves you pained, sticky, and wanting to vomit. Hey, you guys ever think to yourself, “I like Toy Story, but I wish it could be more commercial, ugly, and frenetic?” Welcome to Foodfight! Meanwhile, Dan points out…
The Flop House: Episode #137 - The Purge
Oct 19, 2013 • 71 min
Sequel to “The Binge” Hey guys, who do you think you’re gonna murder during The Purge this year? Meanwhile, Dan argues for greater creativity in purge-crime, Elliott introduces “Spoiler Alert Rod Serling,” and Stuart makes us all uncomfortable with his…
The Flop House: Episode #136 - ATM
Oct 5, 2013 • 70 min
Really captures the boredom of waiting at the ATM. Thank you ATM for blowing the lid off the all-too-common crime of ATM serial killing. Meanwhile, Stuart discovers the concept of the spoiler alert, and Elliott and Dan trade impressions of one of the most…
The Flop House: Episode #135 - Olympus Has Fallen
Sep 21, 2013 • 69 min
Help, Olympus Has Fallen, and it can’t get up! (No detailed notes this week, because 2/3 of the Original Peaches are in Los Angeles this weekend, including the one who writes the show notes and really should be packing RIGHT NOW.)
The Flop House: Episode #134 - Upside Down
Sep 7, 2013 • 70 min
Unfortunately not the sequel to Topsy-Turvy. Upside Down is a movie about two young lovers from planets with reverse gravity, and we somehow make it through the whole episode without making a joke about 69-ing. Meanwhile, Stuart gets his annual review,…
The Flop House_ Episode #133 - Bullet to the Head
Aug 24, 2013 • 66 min
More accurately, bullet “in” the head, and then quickly “out” of the head. Walter Hill has made several great movies in his career. Is Bullet to the Head one of them? Meanwhile, Stuart unveils a new impression in his repertoire, Dan inspires a discussion…
The Flop House: Episode #132 - Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters
Aug 10, 2013 • 68 min
The prequel to Teen Witch (we assume). Hansel & Gretel Witch Hunters was produced by Adam McCay, so it was clearly meant as a goof, but is that enough? Meanwhile, Elliott makes an indecent proposal, Dan reveals a startling breadth of knowledge regarding…
The Flop House: Episode #131 - Marmaduke
Jul 27, 2013 • 67 min
We hope the psychic damage we endured was worth it do you guys: we finally caved and watched Marmaduke. Meanwhile, Elliott reveals Marmaduke’s historical shenanigans, Stuart’s Pacific Rim review gets scatological, and Dan would be indulging in blatant…
The Flop House: Episode #130 - The Scarlet Letter
Jul 13, 2013 • 68 min
Ebert was right about you. 0:00 - 0:29 - Introduction and theme.0:30 - 8:00 - We take a long time to reveal something that’s revealed in the episode title.8:01 - 40:09 - Nathaniel Hawthorne’s timeless classic about bath voyeurism.40:10 - 42:01 - Final…
The Flop House: Episode #129 - A Good Day to Die Hard
Jun 29, 2013 • 66 min
Yippee ki-yay, mother floppers. 0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 39:03 - An old man goes to Russia and crashes a lot of cars.39:04- 43:35- Final judgments.43:36- 47:14- A word from our sponsor.47:15 - 1:00:59 - Flop House Movie Mailbag1:00:01 -…
The Flop House Movie Minute - LIVE SHOW EXCERPT
Jun 22, 2013 • 6 min
A little something extra from our Jaws: The Revenge live screening
The Flop House: Episode #128 - Red Dawn
Jun 15, 2013 • 63 min
WOOOOLVERIIIINES! 0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 36:26 - North Korea would’ve gotten away with it, too, if it wasn’t for you meddling kids!36:27 - 37:47- Final judgments.37:48- 43:47 - A word from our sponsor.43:48 - 57:32 - Flop House Movie…
The Flop House: Episode #127 - Safe Haven
Jun 1, 2013 • 66 min
Oh Nicholas Sparks, you’re the creepiest! APOLOGIES for the audio issues in this episode — specifically Dan’s ear-splitting levels. It does get (somewhat) better as the episode goes on.0:00 - 0:48 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 39:54 - You play a good…
The Flop House: Episode #126 - Playing for Keeps
May 17, 2013 • 64 min
The Butler did it. 0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 34:16 - You play a good game, Butler! But do you play… for KEEPS?34:17 - 36:16- Final judgments.36:17 - 38:43 - A word from our sponsor.38:44 - 53:53 - Flop House Movie Mailbag53:54 - 1:02:17…
The Flop House: Episode #125 - Smiley
May 5, 2013 • 69 min
Warning: listening to this podcast may result in a Smiley attack. 0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 32:22 - It takes us even longer than usual to work up the enthusiasm to talk about Smiley.32:23 - 39:25- Final judgments.39:26 - 40:51- Keep on…
The Flop House: Episode #124 - Stolen
Apr 20, 2013 • 69 min
NICHOLAS CA-AAAGE! 0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 36:00 - Some people just feel like home, y’know? Like Nic Cage in Stolen.36:01 - 38:56 - Final judgments..38:57 - 58:32 - Flop House Movie Mailbag58:33- 1:08:11 - The sad bastards…
The Flop House: Episode #123 - That’s My Boy
Apr 6, 2013 • 66 min
Boy-wise, whose would you say that is? 0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 36:29 - Samberg and Sandler. Together alphabetically, now together in real life.36:30 - 42:12 - Final judgments.42:13 - 44:43 - Some housekeeping and plugs.44:44 - 59:55 -…
The Flop House: Episode #122 - Alex Cross
Mar 23, 2013 • 61 min
The beefy hand of justice! 0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 39:41- Alex Cross gonna make you jump, jump.39:42 - 43:32 - Final judgments.43:33 - 45:21 - Some brief plugs.45:22 - 55:43 - Flop House Movie Mailbag55:44 - 59:54 - The sad bastards…
Flop House Classic - Old Dogs
Mar 12, 2013 • 58 min
A fan-chosen repeat of a classic episode. Enjoy re-living the misery!
The Flop House: Awards Floptacular 2013!
Mar 8, 2013 • 61 min
0:00 - 0:32 - Floptacular introduction and theme.0:33 - 27:59 - A discussion of this year’s Academy Awards. Remember when those were on? Like three weeks ago? Anyone?28:00 - 34:50 - We give out the most prestigious awards in Hollywood, The Floppies.34:51…
The Flop House: Episode #121 - The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure
Feb 23, 2013 • 64 min
Dan’s surgery kept him from writing up detailed show notes, which is lame, we know. But come on. Between that and Oogieloves, hasn’t he suffered enough?
The Flop House: Episode #120 - The Paperboy
Feb 9, 2013 • 66 min
0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:35 - 40:59 - When we were paperboys, we remember a lot less rough sex.41:00 - 42:38 - Final judgments42:29 - 54:32 - Flop House Movie Mailbag54:33 - 1:03:00 - The sad bastards recommend. 1:03:01 - 1:06:55 - The…
The Flop House: Episode #119 - The Odd Life of Timothy Green
Jan 26, 2013 • 63 min
0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and theme.0:35 - 34:36 - That kid’s really turning over a new leaf. A NEW LEAF. GET IT? Aaaaah, you don’t get it.34:37 - 37:20 - Final judgments37:21 - 38:06 - Plugs38:07 - 54:29 - The only helpful edition of the Flop House…
The Flop House: Episode #118 - Total Recall
Jan 12, 2013 • 65 min
0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 42:19 - Hey, Len Wiseman’s never made a bad action film starring his wife Kate Beckensale, right? Right?42:20 - 45:14 - Final judgments45:15 - 47:30 - Plugs47:31 - 57:19 - The only helpful edition of the Flop…
The Flop House: Episode #117 - Seeking Justice
Dec 29, 2012 • 68 min
0:00 - 0:30 - Introduction and theme.0:31 - 37:37 - The Original Peaches ring out 2012 and ring in the New Year with the man who has given us so much: Nicholas Flopolas Cage.37:38 - 40:10 - Final judgments40:11 - 57:57- Flop House Movie Mailbag57:58 -…
The Flop House: Episode #116 - Rock of Ages
Dec 15, 2012 • 65 min
0:00 - 0:31 - Introduction and theme.0:32 - 35:10 - Fan favorite Hallie Haglund subs in for Stu in our discussion of the jukebox gloss-fest, Rock of Ages.35:11 - 39:28 - Final judgments39:29 - 56:58 - Flop House Movie Mailbag, with the very first letters…
The Flop House: Episode #115 - Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Dec 2, 2012 • 66 min
0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 41:07 - Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter takes us on a 100% accurate tour through American history.41:08 - 42:32 - Final judgments42:33 - 43:40 - All Things Comedy plugs43:41 - 58:17 - Flop House Movie…
The Flop House: Episode #114 - Abduction
Nov 15, 2012 • 66 min
Due to Election Day and vacation travel scheduling, show notes for this episode are unavailable. Our apologies. Here is a picture of a funny cat: http://tinyurl.com/mhstpx
The Flop House: Episode #113 - The Devil Inside
Oct 28, 2012 • 59 min
Detailed show notes canceled on account of hurricane.
The Flop House: Episode #112 - The Raven
Oct 13, 2012 • 61 min
0:00 - 0:36 - Introduction and SHOCKtober theme.0:37 - 31:33 - Quoth The Raven, “Wouldn’t it be cool if Poe, like, fought a serial killer?!”31:34 - 36:09 - Pumpkin spice flavored final judgments36:10 - 54:18 - Flop House Movie Mailbag54:19 - 59:35 - The…
The Flop House: Episode #111 - A Little Bit of Heaven
Sep 29, 2012 • 62 min
0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 31:34 - Isn’t it always the way? You meet the man of your dreams, and God gives you butt cancer.31:35 - 32:44 - Final judgments32:45 - 41:55 - Some thanks, some plugs, but most importantly: our BIG…
The Flop House: Episode #110 - Battleship
Sep 15, 2012 • 64 min
0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 37:37 - A movie as bloated and overlong as Battleship deserves one of our most bloated and overlong discussions, right?37:38 - 40:07 - Final judgments40:08 - 42:33 - A plug for our live panel show, and a…
The Flop House: Episode #109 - Journey 2 The Mysterious Island
Sep 1, 2012 • 61 min
Apologies for the lack of more detailed show notes, as 2/3 of the Flop House are busy traveling for the GOP and Democratic conventions.
The Flop House: Episode #108 - Passion Play
Aug 19, 2012 • 60 min
0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 35:10 - At least Passion Play is the first Megan Fox movie that’s not bad BECAUSE of Megan Fox. That’s gotta be worth something, right?35:11 - 38:26 - Final judgments38:27 - 55:05 - Flop House Movie Mailbag55:06…
The Flop House: Episode #107 - Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
Aug 5, 2012 • 62 min
0:00 - 0:36 - Introduction and theme.0:37 - 33:57 - It’s not much of a Ghost Rider movie, but at least it has spirit.33:58 - 38:55 - A recap supercut, followed by Final judgments38:56 - 53:35 - Flop House Movie Mailbag53:36 - 1:00:35 - The sad bastards…
The Flop House: Episode #106 - Immortals
Jul 21, 2012 • 59 min
0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 3:57 - After a brief interjection from “The Top House,” we take on the perversion of Greek mythology, Immortals.32:55 - 36:20 - Final judgments36:21 - 51:50 - Flop House Movie Mailbag51:51 - 1:01:52 - The sad…
The Flop House: Episode #105 - A Thousand Words
Jun 30, 2012 • 64 min
0:00 - 0:37 - Introduction and theme.0:38 - 3:57 - Some talk of Dan’s stubble and much talk of his national TV debut3:58 - 32:45 - A discussion of A Thousand Words, the movie that we assume resulted from Eddie Murphy not wanting to learn a lot of…
The Flop House: Episode #104 - Atlas Shrugged
Jun 17, 2012 • 62 min
0:00 - 0:29- Introduction and theme.0:30 - 2:12 - We re-introduce guest host Zhubin Parang2:14 - 36:55 - Hey look everyone! It’s a dopey thing that people have based their whole philosophy on.36:56 - 40:34 - Final judgments40:35 - 56:46 - Flop House Movie…
The Flop House: Episode #103 - One For the Money
Jun 3, 2012 • 60 min
0:00 - 0:48- Introduction, live show reminder, and theme.0:49 - 4:23 - More nonsense than usual.4:24 - 36:18 - When you think “bounty hunter” you think Katherine Heigl. 36:19 - 38:55 - Final judgements38:56 - 50:17 - Flop House Movie Mailbag50:18 - 58:52…
The Flop House: Episode #102 - Cowboys & Aliens
May 19, 2012 • 60 min
0:00 - 0:31- Introduction and theme.0:32 - 2:15 - Stu talks Puerto Rico and celebrity beefs 2:16 - 36:29 - ‘Allo ‘allo, it’s me, Danyul Craig, wot’s all these Cowboys & Aliens, then?36:30 - 37:50 - Final judgements37:51 - 53:00 - Flop House Movie…
The Flop House: Episode #101 - The Last Godfather
May 4, 2012 • 64 min
0:00 - 0:35- Introduction and theme.0:36 - 9:15 - Our guest, Al Madrigal, regales us with tales of what it’s like to actually appear in a Flop House-quality film. 9:16 - 49:40 - A discussion of The Last Godfather, a Korean comedy star’s attempt to conquer…
The Flop House: Episode #100 - Tango & Cash
Apr 21, 2012 • 68 min
0:00 - 0:44 - Introduction and theme.0:45 - 3:50 - We waste a little time celebrating a meaningless milestone3:51 - 44:04 - A discussion of America’s filmmaking apex: Tango & Cash44:05 - 1:00:00 - The Flop House Movie Mailbag1:00:01 - 1:06:431:06:44 -…
The Flop House: Episode #99 - The Three Musketeers
Apr 7, 2012 • 63 min
0:00 - 0:36 - Introduction and theme.0:37 - 5:37 - We discuss In Time’s “Olivia Wildegate” scandal5:38 - 34:34 - The Three Musketeers has inspired at least twenty full-length film adaptations and many more sequels, shorts, and cartoons. It is timeless…
The Flop House: Episode #98 - In Time
Mar 23, 2012 • 64 min
But there was time! Time enough… at last!
The Flop House: Episode #97 - Awards Floptacular 2012
Mar 4, 2012 • 70 min
0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 34:00 - We discuss The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ top honor. You know, the one they entrusted to Billy Crystal.34:01 - 44:29 - We bestow the most coveted of all awards: The Floppies.44:30 -…
The Flop House: Episode #96 - Dream House
Feb 18, 2012 • 62 min
0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 2:50 - The peaches reacquaint themselves with each other and this thing called “podcasting.”2:51 - 30:20 - We discuss Nic Cage’s latest Flop House joint, Trespass, which approached Delgo levels of failure.30:21-…
The Flop House: Episode #96 - Trespass
Jan 28, 2012 • 59 min
0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 6:41 - We introduce our special guest, fellow Daily Show writer Zhubin Parang, and extend thanks to all who came to the live show.6:42 - 37:15 - We discuss Nic Cage’s latest Flop House joint, Trespass, which…
The Flop House: Episode #94 - Conan the Barbarian
Jan 13, 2012 • 58 min
0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 2:30 - A lot of nonsense about bears.0:33 - 2:56 - The usual bullshit.2:57 - 32:08 - Conan hears the lamentations of the Flop House.32:09 - 38:24 - Final judgments38:251 - 52:34 - Flop House Movie Mailbag52:35 -…
The Flop House: Episode #93 - Green Lantern
Dec 21, 2011 • 57 min
0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 2:56 - The usual bullshit.2:57 - 36:23 - Look! Up in the air! It’s a Granny Smith apple! It’s Kermit! No, it’s the GREEN LANTERN!36:24 - 40:20 - Final judgments40:21 - 52:55 - Flop House Movie Mailbag52:56 -…
The Flop House: Episode #92 - Country Strong
Dec 4, 2011 • 62 min
0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 4:03 - A little discussion of Stuart’s wedding and related matters.4:04 - 34:24 - Kevin James tries so hard, bless his giant heart.34:25 - 36:45 - Final judgments36:46 - 41:46 - Business matters, discussion of…
The Flop House: Episode #91 - Zookeeper
Nov 21, 2011 • 64 min
0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and theme.0:35 - 6:43 - We introduce our guest host, Hallie Haglund — Daily Show writer, Dan-and-Elliott friend, and Elliott’s office-mate —who regales us with embarrassing KalanTales.6:44 - 42:50 - Kevin James tries so hard,…
The Flop House: Episode #90 - Red Riding Hood
Oct 29, 2011 • 69 min
0:00 - 0:43 - Introduction and SHOCKTOBER theme.0:44 - 9:15 - It’s the Original Peaches plus one, when we’re joined by Stuart’s soon-to-be best man Alexander Smith. Topics are discussed and bachelor parties alluded to.9:16 - 43:16 - Little Red Riding…
The Flop House: Episode #89 - Season of the Witch
Oct 14, 2011 • 63 min
Show notes/timecode delayed on account of busy weekend.
The Flop House: Episode #88 - Priest
Oct 1, 2011 • 55 min
0:00 - 0:37 - Introduction and theme.0:38 - 4:10 - We introduce our guest, Tom Silvestro, and gripe more about our ongoing technical problems.4:11 - 27:58 - Should you let this Priest touch you?27:59 - 31:40 - Some special SHOCKTOBER final judgments31:41…
The Flop House: Episode #87 - My Soul to Take
Sep 17, 2011 • 57 min
0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and theme.0:35 - 6:43 - The technical difficulties saga continues.6:44 - 30:01 - You’d think there would be a lot to talk about in a three hour film, wouldn’t you? You would be wrong.30:02 - 35:30 - Final judgments35:31 - 51:52…
The Flop House: Episode #86 - The Happiest Millionaire
Sep 2, 2011 • 55 min
0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and theme.0:35 - 4:17 - We discuss our recent technical difficulties.4:18 - 27:57 - You’d think there would be a lot to talk about in a three hour film, wouldn’t you? You would be wrong.27:58 - 33:00 - We summarily dispense with…
Flop House Bloopers and Practical Jokes
Aug 19, 2011 • 19 min
Just bloopin’ around.
The Flop House: Episode #85 - Limitless
Jul 31, 2011 • 60 min
0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and theme.0:35 - 2:23 - Elliott’s public airing of grievances.2:24 - 39:26 - We find a surprising amount to say about the wish-fulfillment fantasy, Limitless.39:27 - 41:30 - Final judgments.41:31 - 58:07 - Flop House Movie…
The Flop House: Episode #84 - Sucker Punch
Jul 17, 2011 • 58 min
0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 5:28 - Tales of Cobra Commander and Twin Sitters5:29 - 32:05 - Zach Snyder somehow finds a way to ruin sexy schoolgirls fighting robotic samurais. 33:37 - 35:32 - Final judgments.35:33 - 50:59 - Flop House Movie…
The Flop House: Episode #83 - I Am Number Four
Jun 25, 2011 • 58 min
0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 5:48 - We discuss our GLOWING Onion AV Club mention.5:49 - 33:34 - Nothing starts a franchise better than a movie clearly only designed to start a franchise. Case in point: I Am Number Four.33:37 - 35:10 - Final…
The Flop House: Episode #82 - Drive Angry
Jun 12, 2011 • 53 min
0:00 - 0:38 - Introduction and theme.0:39 - 31:15- We officially turn this bad movie podcast into a Nic Cagecast, with our discussion of Drive Angry.31:16 - 33:36 - Final judgments.33:35 - 48:15 - Flop House Movie Mailbag48:16 - 52:45 - The sad bastards…
The Flop House: Episode #81 - The Roommate
May 28, 2011 • 59 min
0:00 - 0:41 - Introduction and theme.0:42 - 8:29 - Stuart helps Dan deliver some big news by setting up a bit at length and then seeming totally uninterested in the payoff.8:30 - 29:35 - We seem to have less to say about The Roommate than any prior…
The Flop House: Movie Minute #36 - A Shameless Plug
May 21, 2011 • 6 min
The gang had to take the week off, but Matt Carman and Kseniya Yarosh from the zine “I Love Bad Movies” (ilovebadmovies.com) are here to tell you about an exciting LIVE FLOP HOUSE EVENT, that the floppers are preparing in partnership with the I Love Bad…
The Flop House: Episode #80 - The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
May 6, 2011 • 59 min
0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and theme.0:35 - 5:56 - The usual gang takes a few moments to reacquaint themselves, after a month of guest hosts, and begin unintentionally insulting everyone.5:57 - 35:45 - If you’re gonna make a not-so-great movie, do…
The Flop House: Episode #79 - Knight and Day
Apr 22, 2011 • 56 min
0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 6:57 - We’re so delighted by our special MYSTERY GUEST (whose identity is ruined in the show description) that we take even longer than usual to get to the point.6:58 - 47:29 - In-between discussions of Batman…
The Flop House: Episode #78 - Gooby
Apr 10, 2011 • 58 min
0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and theme.0:35 - 4:28 - We introduce guest host Andy Rocco, and challenge him to justify himself.4:29 - 47:22 - We find a surprising amount to talk about in Gooby, almost managing to keep to the topic.47:23 - 50:06 - Final…
The Flop House: Episode #77 - Skyline
Mar 27, 2011 • 57 min
0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 30:55 - We discuss the Battle: Los Angeles prequel, Skyline. What, it’s not a prequel?30:56 - 34:20 - Final judgments.34:21 - 53:05 - Donations and Flop House Movie Mailbag53:06 - 56:27 - The sad bastards…
The Flop House’s Third Annual Awards Floptacular
Mar 5, 2011 • 59 min
0:00 - 0:53 - Red carpet introduction0:54 - 35:51 - In contrast to EVERYONE ON THE INTERNET and our usual tendency to hate on things, we actually didn’t mind the Oscars. 35:52 - 45:25 - Flop House Movie Mailbag45:26 - 48:20- A brief pledge drive48:21 -…
The Flop House: Episode #75 - Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Feb 17, 2011 • 59 min
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The Flop House: Episode #74 - Valentine’s Day
Feb 5, 2011 • 59 min
0:00 - 0:39 - SEXY Introduction and theme0:40 - 3:27 - We work ourselves up into discussing the movie with some of our usual gibberish.0:28 - 36:41- Cuddle up tight with your loved one and share your most romantic pair of earbuds for this discussion of…
The Flop House: Episode #73 - Devil
Jan 22, 2011 • 54 min
0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme0:33 - 36:30- Sure M. Night Shyamalan makes amazing Flop House movies as a director and as a writer, but can he bring that same anti-magic as a producer?36:31 - 38:18- Final judgments38:19 - 39:25 - Pause for station…
The Flop House: Episode #72 - Killers
Jan 8, 2011 • 58 min
0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 4:00 - We re-introduce guest host Lou Fernandez of Lou Reads the Internet for You.4:01 - 34:20 - We talk about the Kutcher-Heigel collaboration that America’s 12-year-olds were clamoring for.34:21 - 36:35 -…
The Flop House: Episode #71 - The Last Airbender
Dec 19, 2010 • 59 min
0:00 - 0:31 - Introduction and theme.0:32 - 33:37 - How much air could an airbender bend if an airbender could bend air? The answer is surprisingly dull.33:38- 40:06 - Some highly digressive final judgments40:07 - 54:58 - The Flop House Movie Mailbag54:59…
The Flop House: Episode #70 - Jonah Hex
Dec 5, 2010 • 51 min
What the Hex?
The Flop House: Episode #69 - Big Money Rustlas
Nov 12, 2010 • 48 min
0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 4:15 - We kill a little time needling Elliott and remembering Dino de Laurentiis.4:16 - 29:36 - Fuckin’ movies, how do they work?29:37- 33:16 - Final judgments33:17 - 39:27 - The sad bastards recommend. 39:28 -…
The Flop House: Episode #68 - Teen Witch
Oct 29, 2010 • 56 min
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The Flop House: Episode #67 - The Uninvited
Oct 16, 2010 • 46 min
0:00 - 0:39 - Introduction and SHOCKTOBER theme.0:40 - 35:46 - Turns out “The Uninvited” isn’t a horror movie about an angry guest who didn’t get invited to Elliott’s wedding. Instead, it’s about ghosts or crazy people, or some shit.35:47- 39:13- Final…
The Flop House: Episode #66 - Blood: The Last Vampire
Oct 2, 2010 • 60 min
0:00 - 0:37 - Introduction and SHOCKTOBER theme.0:38 - 8:47 - We spend nearly ten minutes introducing our special guest Federico Hatoum, and explaining why we’ve been M.I.A. for over a month.8:48 - 28:49 - We talk about Blood: The Last Vampire. .. or,…
The Flop House - Episode #65: Old Dogs
Aug 15, 2010 • 58 min
0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 6:13 - So much talk about weddings that you’d think you were listening to three schoolgirls, if not for the World of Warcraft reference.6:14 - 42:05 - A scintillating discussion of Old Dogs, the family film…
The Flop House: Episode #64 - Repo Men
Jul 30, 2010 • 59 min
0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:34 - 27:35 - Jude Law and Forrest Whittaker repossess both our will to live and to discuss the movie Repo Men.27:36 - 33:19 - Final judgments, and Elliott rambling Lethal Weapon 2 digression.33:20 - 49:04 - A…
The Flop House: Episode #63 - From Paris With Love
Jul 9, 2010 • 56 min
0:00 - 0:16 - Introduction and theme 0:17 - 34:17 - Luc Besson is usually good for some dumb thrills. Take away the thrills, and you have From Paris With Love. 34:18 - 36:55 - Final judgments 36:56 - 41:30 - Friendly’s with benefits. 41:31 - 45:19 - NEW…
The Flop House: Episode #62 - Legion
Jun 19, 2010 • 59 min
0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and theme0:35 - 40:51 - God has decided to punish us. Not by sending all of the angels from heaven to wipe out humanity - by making us watch Legion. (And punish Dan in particular by making Stu and Elliott interrupt him more than…
The Flop House: Episode #61 - Surrogates
Jun 5, 2010 • 54 min
0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme0:33 - 34:34 - Chicks and ducks and geese better scurry, when we take you out in our discussion of Surrogates.34:35 - 37:20 - Final judgments38:21 - 45:55 - The Flop House Movie Mailbag.45:56 - 51:40- The sad bastards…
The Flop House: Episode #60 - All About Steve
May 20, 2010 • 57 min
0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and theme0:35 - 2:30 - We reintroduce special guest host Brock Mahan.2:31 - 36:53 - We put on our critics’ high-heeled red leather books to take on the no-rom, no-com, rom-com All About Steve40:56 - 40:55 - Final judgments40:56…
The Flop House: Episode #59 - Law Abiding Citizen
May 9, 2010 • 53 min
0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme0:34 - 2:24 - We waste a few minutes talking about how long it’s been since we’ve invaded your ear-holes.2:25 - 35:39 - We discuss Law Abiding Citizen, the most egregious movie title crime against hyphens since The 40…
The Flop House: Episode #58 - Twilight: New Moon
Apr 11, 2010 • 52 min
0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and theme0:35 - 37:36 - Hail, hail, the gang’s all here. Which gang? All of the supposedly-full-time Flop House co-hosts! A podcast with all three floppers together comes along once in a blue moon. Or in this case, a new moon. A…
The Flop House: Episode #57 - Sorority Row
Mar 27, 2010 • 59 min
0:00 - 0:36 - Introduction and theme0:37 - 8:10 - Before getting down to business we discuss Stuart’s vacation, Dan’s nasal surgery, and the acting career of guest host Eric Zuckerman.8:11 - 39:48 - We talk about Sorority Row, the remake of House on…
The Flop House_ Episode #56 - Whiteout
Mar 6, 2010 • 54 min
0:00 - 0:31 - Introduction and theme0:31 - 5:00 - We reintroduce guest co-host Amanda Melson, and spend nearly five full minutes reminiscing about the New York comedy scene in a way that’s almost completely alienating to outsiders. 5:01 - 39:12 - You know…
The Flop House Movie Minute #35 - Best Picture Decimal System
Feb 28, 2010 • 10 min
TEN BEST PICTURE NOMINEES? HAS THE WORLD GONE MAD?!
The Flop House: Episode #55 - The Ugly Truth
Feb 21, 2010 • 58 min
0:00 - 0:30 - Introduction and theme 0:31 - 3:35 - Stuart wastes all of our time by discussing his upcoming 30th birthday. 3:36 - 34:25 - If your criteria for a romantic comedy is that it contains the words “the” and “truth,” and has a negative descriptor…
The Flop House: Episode 54 - Gamer
Feb 6, 2010 • 52 min
0:00 - 0:36 - Introductions and Theme0:37 - 33:42- We welcome Matt Koff, our second guest host of a still-young 2010, and we introduce him to a rising star named Gerard Butler, in a little film called Gamer.33:43 - 37:57 - Final Judgments37:58 - 48:38- A…
The Flop House: Episode #53 - Hannah Montana: The Movie
Jan 23, 2010 • 58 min
0:00 - 0:34 - Introductions and Theme0:35 - 3:00 - We welcome Elliott back and, for some reason, Stuart wastes time quizzing him and Dan about current events.3:01 - 37:24 - We discuss Hannah Montana: The Movie, because surely the audience for that picture…
The Flop House: Episode #52 - Dragonball: Evolution
Jan 10, 2010 • 45 min
0:00 - 0:36 - Introductions and Theme0:37 - 3:47 - We introduce our guest co-host, Nigel Wood.3:48 - 29:50 - We discuss 90 minutes of bright colors, loud noises, and disconnected action, in a DVD mislabeled “Dragonball: Evolution.”29:51 - 33:23 - Final…
The Flop House Movie Minute #34 - Movie Minute Mailbag: The Squeakquel
Dec 20, 2009 • 11 min
We answer another letter from a loyal listener.
The Flop House: Episode #51 - X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Dec 12, 2009 • 54 min
0:00 - 0:32 - Introductions and Theme0:33 - 1:37 - We introduce our special guest, Flop House contest winner Dash.1:38 - 43:35 - As four comic book nerds, we find far too much to say about X-Men Origins: Wolverine.43:46 - 45:55 - Final Judgments45:56 -…
The Flop House Movie Minute #33 - Writers Guild
Dec 6, 2009 • 10 min
Our most self-indulgent movie minute yet!
The Flop House: Episode #50 - Delgo
Nov 22, 2009 • 49 min
0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and theme0:35 - 3:40 - We devote a little time to patting ourselves on the back for reaching fifty episodes.3:41 - 28:51 - We celebrate our fiftieth anniversary by discussing Delgo, the movie most likely to inspire blank stares…
The Flop House Movie Minute #32 - Twisted Trailers 4: Through the Portal of Time
Nov 16, 2009 • 2 min
Who doesn’t love trailers and shaggy dog puns?
The Flop House: Episode #49 - Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li
Nov 8, 2009 • 51 min
0:00 - 0:37 - Introduction and theme0:38 - 39:10- We dive right in and discuss a movie based on a video game character that was only popular because preteen boys are too scared to talk to real girls - Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li.39:11 - 40:10 -…
The Flop House: Episode #48 - The Chaos Experiment
Oct 26, 2009 • 55 min
0:00 - 0:56 - Introduction, APOLOGY, and theme0:57 - 4:00 - The return of Dan’s least favorite reoccurring segment.4:01 - 41:41- Dan, Stu, and Elliott make vicious fun of a movie you’ve never heard of, giving the lie to their claim that they’re too nice…
The Flop House Movie Minute #31 - VIDEO - The Flop House Live
Oct 18, 2009 • 9 min
Our first ever video podcast lets you join us in NYC, at the UCB Theater, for the Flop House’s guest appearance on Andy Rocco’s Hipster Show.
The Flop House: Episode #47 - The Unborn
Oct 10, 2009 • 48 min
0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and SPOOKY theme0:35 - 2:27 - The usual off-topic nonsense up front.2:28 - 30:44- Finally, the pro-abortion, anti-holocaust, Jewish demon horror story you’ve been waiting for! The Unborn.30:45 - 34:04- Final judgments 34:05 -…
The Flop House: Episode #46 - Obsessed
Sep 27, 2009 • 46 min
0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme0:34 - 4:14- We engage in a hilarious bit about how everyone spent last weekend.4:15 - 28:26- Race-baiting mixed with Fatal Attraction seems like a recipe for trashy film fun. And yet, count the times that Dan sighs…
The Flop House Movie Minute #30 - New Web Address
Sep 20, 2009 • 2 min
A commercial for our new, more convenient web address.
The Flop House: Episode #45 - Skinwalkers
Sep 13, 2009 • 50 min
0:00 - 0:31 - Introduction and theme0:32 - 3:58- We introduce our guests, lycanthropy activists Ritch Duncan and Bob Powers.3:59 - 35:58 - What are “Skinwalkers?” Are they ancient legendary beasts? Are they sufferers of a terrible curse? Are they nudists?…
The Flop House Movie Minute #29 - Movie Minute Mailbag
Sep 6, 2009 • 13 min
More letters from our loyal listeners.
The Flop House: Episode #44 - Knowing
Aug 29, 2009 • 49 min
0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme0:34 - 33:52 - The original Peaches unearth a time capsule with a warning for all mankind: avoid Knowing.33:53 - 36:27- Final judgments 36:28 - 37:34 - A break for station identification.37:35 - 42:50 - The Flop House…
The Flop House_ Episode #43 - Righteous Kill
Aug 15, 2009 • 53 min
0:00 - 0:37 - Introduction and theme0:38 - 5:20 - We spend some time discussing Stuart’s penis and introduce our guest host, Meghan O’Neill.5:21 - 36:59 - How many lousy movies do two of the greatest actors of their generation have to make, before we give…
Movie Minute Klassic - Comic Heroes
Aug 9, 2009 • 7 min
The Flop House gets just as lazy in August as anyone else, so while we’re on vacation, please enjoy this rerun of our most popular movie minute.
The Flop House: Episode #42 - Paul Blart: Mall Cop
Aug 2, 2009 • 40 min
0:00 - 0:30 - Introduction and theme0:31 - 3:09 - We introduce our guest host, Brock Mahan.3:10 - 30:55 - We watch that mall cop movie. No, not that one. The dumb one.30:56 - 34:00- Final judgments34:01 - 39:42 - The sad bastards recommend.39:43 - 40:50 -…
The Flop House Movie Minute #28 - Criterion Collection
Jul 26, 2009 • 3 min
Lou Fernandez of Loureads.com helps us out by lending his melifluous pipes and his sophisticated producing style to this advertisement.
The Flop House_ Episode #41 - 12 Rounds
Jul 19, 2009 • 57 min
Dan was out of town this weekend, so he didn’t have time to write full show notes for this episode, but he did have time to post it, and HERE IT IS!
The Flop House Movie Minute #27 - Oscar Double Down
Jul 12, 2009 • 7 min
Thanks to recording in advance, we’re a little late to the party discussing the Oscar Best Picture change.
The Flop House: Episode #40 - Friday the 13th
Jun 28, 2009 • 56 min
0:00 - 0:35 - Introduction and theme0:36 - 39:20 - We apparently have more to say about Friday the 13th than any movie we’ve watched previously.39:21 - 43:40- The most shocking final judgments yet.43:41 - 51:24 - Listener mail51:25 - 56:06 - In lieu of…
The Flop House: Episode #39 - Bride Wars
Jun 13, 2009 • 47 min
0:00 - 0:31 - Introduction and theme0:32 - 2:22 - We introduce our guest host: stand-up comedian and comedy writer Amanda Melson.2:23 - 31:20 - In Bride Wars, there are no winners. Only bloodstained white tulle.31:21 - 34:23- Final judgments34:24 - 39:02…
The Flop House Movie Minute #26 - Orson Welles for The Flop House
Jun 7, 2009 • 1 min
Paul Masson’s got nothing on us.
The Flop House: Episode #38 - Beverly Hills Chihuahua
May 30, 2009 • 55 min
0:00 - 0:41 - Introduction and theme0:42 - 31:36 - We discuss Beverly Hills Chihuahua, the movie that made talking Chihuahuas a national sensation. Wait… I’m thinking of Taco Bell.31:36 - 38:38 - Final judgments38:39 - 46:00 - After some hilarity about…
The Flop House Movie Minute #25 - Remake Reuse Recycle
May 25, 2009 • 13 min
Elliott lists some terrible remake ideas, while Stu contributes a remake he’d like to see.
The Flop House: Episode #37 - Seven Pounds
May 17, 2009 • 40 min
0:00 - 0:31 - Introduction and theme0:34 - 27:04 - Will Smith. Rosario Dawson. A Jellyfish. The formula for a blockbuster smash? We discuss Seven Pounds.27:05 - 29:50 - Final judgments29:51 - 34:38 - The sad bastards recommend34:39 - 40:04 - Some last…
The Flop House Movie Minute #24 - 18 Again, Again
May 11, 2009 • 10 min
America swaps bodies with its younger self, to go back to a time when body-swap movies were popular.
The Flop House: Episode #36 - The Spirit
May 3, 2009 • 46 min
0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme0:34 - 31:12 - After a brief trip south of the border, we talk about The Spirit. The movie that manages to make superheroes dull and cleavage unsexy.31:13 - 33:24 - Final judgments33:25 - 42:27 - The sad bastards…
The Flop House: Episode #35 - Fireproof
Apr 15, 2009 • 57 min
0:00 - 0:35 - Introduction and theme.0:36 - 29:03 - We are way, way too soft on Fireproof, in order to avoid ticking off our vast, yet nonexistent, audience of evangelical listeners.29:04 - 35:26 - Final judgments. 35:27 - 44:39 - A letter from a listener…
The Flop House Movie Minute #23 - Twisted Trailers 3: Your Sister is a Werewolf
Apr 4, 2009 • 2 min
Even more trailers for upcoming films.
The Flop House: Episode #34 - Mirrors
Mar 28, 2009 • 50 min
0:00 - 0:38 - Introduction and theme.0:39 - 30:46 - Is Mirrors scarier or less scary than any other horror film starring an inanimate object?30:47 - 33:46 - Final judgments. 33:47 - 43:35 - Letters from listeners and a window into Dan’s low self…
The Flop House Movie Minute #22 - Extended Outtakes
Mar 22, 2009 • 2 min
Since people seem to enjoy the outtakes, here’s an extended peek behind the Flop House curtain, with even more talk of Demon Knight and other topics.
The Flop House: Episode #33 - An American Carol
Mar 14, 2009 • 54 min
No time for show notes this week, but enjoy the episode.
The Flop House Movie Minute #21 - Who Watches the Watchmen’s Penises
Mar 8, 2009 • 3 min
Turns out it’s Whoopi Goldberg.
Academy Awards Flopstacular 2009!
Mar 1, 2009 • 56 min
Apologies for the sound quality of this show. We had sound issues we weren’t aware of until well after the taping.0:00 - 0:26 - Theme0:27 - 45:34 - We discuss the Oscars. Oh surely the skies will be dark tonight as all the stars are in Hollywood’s Kodak…
The Flop House Movie Minute #20 - Pool Cleaning
Feb 21, 2009 • 2 min
Clean up in your Oscar pool the scientific way!
The Flop House: Episode #31 - Swing Vote
Feb 15, 2009 • 59 min
0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 3:41 - We introduce guest host extraordinaire Will Hines.3:42 - 33:37 - What happens when the American election comes down to JUST ONE VOTE? Wait. You say that would never happen? Shit. Then what are we gonna do…
Flop House Klassic - Untraceable
Feb 8, 2009 • 41 min
Dan was on vacation this week, and he owns all the recording equipment. So, until next week’s new episode, please enjoy this re-run.
The Flop House Movie Minute #19 - Oscar Bait
Feb 1, 2009 • 20 min
We make up for our lost movie minute with our longest supplemental episode yet, about how the Oscars are always wrong.
The Flop House: Episode #30 - Bangkok Dangerous
Jan 25, 2009 • 53 min
0:00 - 0:31 - Introduction and theme0:32 - 22:00 - Watch out for Nicholas Cage. That motherfucker is BANGKOK Dangerous.22:01 - 34:35 - We get bored of talking about Bangkok Dangerous, and quickly digress into talk of AVP2, pornography, Friday the 13th,…
The Flop House: Episode #29 - Step Up 2: The Streets
Jan 11, 2009 • 55 min
0:00 - 0:31 - Introduction and theme0:32 - 2:00 - We reintroduce ourselves, after our long winter’s nap.2:01 - 33:51- In the long tradition of dance films, this is certainly one of them.33:52 - 36:40 - Final judgments36:41 - 43:25 - Letters from…
The Flop House Movie Minute #18 - Misfit Toys
Dec 21, 2008 • 4 min
Christmas specials under the microscope.The music you hear in this episode is Hark the Herald Angels sing, as performed by Doug Hammer on the album Noel, courtesy of feelslikechristmas.com, which provides free Christmas music for personal and nonprofit…
The Flop House: Episode #28 - Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium
Dec 14, 2008 • 58 min
0:00 - 0:34 - Introduction and theme.0:35 - 5:04 - We spend the first five minutes talking about a movie about toys that WASN’T the one we watched, released more than a decade ago.5:05 - 11:14 - We make a brief feint at discussing Mr. Magorium’s Wonder…
The Flop House Movie Minute #17 - Twisted Trailers 2: Two Shades of Blue
Dec 6, 2008 • 2 min
More trailers for the biggest winter releases.
The Flop House: Episode #27 - 27 Dresses
Nov 22, 2008 • 52 min
0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 2:15 - Mustaches are much discussed.2:16 - 32:22 - We talk about the Katherine Heigel rom-com 27 Dresses, and show our affinity for the material by staying on-topic almost never. Also: boobs.32:23 - 36:30 -…
The Flop House Movie Minute #16 - Missed Connections
Nov 15, 2008 • 4 min
We present this alternate, much shorter, version of the Al Pacino film 88 Minutes.
The Flop House: Episode #26 - 88 Minutes
Nov 9, 2008 • 49 min
0:00 - 0:30 - Introduction and theme.0:31 - 5:02 - We explain why we’re the dynamic duo this week, and talk about how much we miss Stuart. Also: we engage in the name-droppiest name dropping yet, as Elliott tells the story of the time he met PRESIDENT…
The Flop House Movie Minute #15 - Hor-nutz!
Oct 26, 2008 • 11 min
Stuart’s harrowing tale of survival is now a zany comedy starring Seth Rogan.
The Flop House: Episode #25 - The Happening
Oct 19, 2008 • 58 min
0:00 - 0:39 - Introduction and theme.0:40 - 41:28 - It’s a Flop House event! We’ve been waiting so long for the DVD release for M. Night Shyamalan’s The Happening that we jump right in and don’t stop talking about it for forty minutes. (Would I call it a…
The Flop House Movie Minute #14 - McShane-McCain
Oct 11, 2008 • 5 min
In the first edition of Name Droppin’, Elliott talks about working with Ian McShane.
The Flop House: Episode #24 - Prom Night
Oct 4, 2008 • 54 min
0:00 - 0:37 - Introduction and theme.0:38 - 1:54 - The whole team is back together again, so to celebrate they ramble off-topic for a while.1:55 - 37:13 - We talk about Prom Night, a shocking expose about the incompetence of the Bridgeport police…
The Flop House Movie Minute #13 - Rainy Day Fun
Sep 27, 2008 • 3 min
We give you directions on how to make your own Flop House at home.
Flop House Klassic - Bratz
Sep 21, 2008 • 57 min
What do you get when Stuart is out of town on vacation, Elliott is busy transitioning from one high-stress television comedy job to another high-stress television comedy job, and Dan is having Internet problems? A rerun! Hey, at least we don’t do it as…
The Flop House: Episode #23 - Wild Hogs
Sep 14, 2008 • 57 min
0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 2:45 - We welcome back Elliott Kalan, make fun of Stuart, and reintroduce Ritch Duncan.2:46 - 40:22 - We make up for our spottily-released late summer shows by making this our second-longest episode ever and…
The Flop House Movie Minute #12 - Ewe Boll Contest
Sep 7, 2008 • 3 min
We honor the modern-day Ed Wood with a contest.
The Flop House: Episode #22 - Vantage Point
Aug 24, 2008 • 53 min
0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 2:30 - We introduce our guest co-host, leggy comedienne Sara Schaefer.2:31 - 35:29 - We each give our vantage points on the film Vantage Point. See what I did there? I made you want to shoot yourself.35:30 -…
Flop House Movie Minute #11 - Listener Feedback
Aug 10, 2008 • 5 min
We talk with the listeners, walk with the listeners.
The Flop House: Episode #21 - One Missed Call
Aug 3, 2008 • 52 min
0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 1:57 - We take a moment to discuss Stuart’s choice of attire.1:58 - 38:02 - We discuss the film One Missed Call, the movie that asks the question, “Can anything be all bad, if it involves Ray Wise?”38:03 - 41:09…
On Vacation
Jul 27, 2008 • 2 min
The movie minute is taking a summer vacation this week, but we don’t want to leave you empty-handed, so enjoy this audio sketch.
The Flop House: Episode #20 - 10,000 B.C.
Jul 20, 2008 • 53 min
0:00 - 0:33 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 2:47 - We have our usual difficulty getting down to business.2:48 - 30:30 - Would 10,000 B.C. have been better if it had starred Ringo Starr and Shelly Long? Yes. Yes it would.30:31 - 34:13 - Final…
The Flop House Movie Minute #10 - Teen Wolf
Jul 13, 2008 • 12 min
Warm nostalgia swaddles the show, as the gang discusses Teen Wolf.
The Flop House: Episode 20 - Premonition
Jul 6, 2008 • 51 min
0:00 - 0:31 - Introduction and theme0:32 - 30:20 - After welcoming back oft-absent co-host Elliott Kalan and dispensing with some off-topic comics talk, we celebrate Independence Day by examining the slow decline of former America’s sweetheart Sandra…
The Flop House Movie Minute #9 - Twin Sitters
Jun 29, 2008 • 7 min
We briefly discuss a barbarian-sized hit. Also: fully clothed breasts!
The Flop House: Episode #20 - Jumper
Jun 22, 2008 • 49 min
0:00 - 0:32 - Introduction and theme.0:33 - 1:21 - We introduce special guest host, Matt Koff.1:22 - 29:19 - Jump! For my love! Jump in! …Is a song we’d rather be listening to, than watching the film Jumper, starring Teen Anakin. Skywalker. 29:20 - 33:50…
The Flop House Movie Minute #8 - Twisted Trailers
Jun 15, 2008 • 2 min
Trailers for some of this summer’s biggest films.
The Flop House Movie Minute #7 - Deleted Scenes
Jun 2, 2008 • 2 min
We present an extended cut from a horror movie classic.
The Flop House: Episode #16 - Alien vs. Predator: Requiem
May 17, 2008 • 48 min
In the battle between Alien and Predator, there can be only one winner, and you can bet it’s not the viewing public. Meanwhile, Stuart reveals a shocking secret about vaginas, Dan does a sub-par 70’s TV impression, and Lou keeps urging people to draw…
The Flop House Movie Minute #6 - Con Men
May 11, 2008 • 10 min
The Flop House makes a foray into near-journalism and visits the NY ComiCon.
The Flop House: Episode #15 - D-Wars: Dragon Wars
May 4, 2008 • 43 min
We answer the question, “How bad could a movie with dragon wars possibly be?” Meanwhile, Dan pitches a new Bikini-themed movie, Elliott has a flashback to the war, Stu makes a love connection, and we all take a big swig of the Hong Kong cocktail.0:00 -…
The Flop House Movie Minute #5 - Moral Lessons
Apr 27, 2008 • 3 min
A heartwarming story about spiders disintegrates into despair and recrimination. Enjoy!
The Flop House Movie Minute #3 - Coming Attractions
Apr 4, 2008 • 3 min
We devote this Flop House Movie Minute to the ultimate in nostalgia sequels.
The Flop House: Episode Thirteen - The Invasion
Mar 30, 2008 • 58 min
In our least-edited show yet we discover that big stars, glossy production values, and a classic story can’t save you from being snatch’d by the Flop House, as we discuss The Invasion. Meanwhile, Elliott tries to sell us on his medical humor, Stuart…
The Flop House Movie Minute #2 - A Beckinsale Tale
Mar 23, 2008 • 3 min
In the second of our short, supplemental episodes, noted raconteur Stuart Wellington describes his encounter with noted werewolf-hunter Kate Beckinsale.
The Flop House: Episode Twelve - Awake
Mar 15, 2008 • 56 min
0:00 - 0:30 - Introduction and theme.0:30 - 3:21 - We waste a fair amount of time talking about our new microphones.3:22 - 28:50 - Jessica Alba AND Hayden Christensen? Is there any way the movie Awake CAN’T be good?28:51 - 37:20 Final judgements37:21 -…
The Flop House Movie Minute #1
Mar 9, 2008 • 3 min
We’re going to start producing short, supplemental episodes to put out in weeks without a full-length Flop House, so that listeners don’t have to wait quite so long for new content. In this first episode, Dan addresses some of the material lost (thanks to…
The Flop House: Episode Eleven - Awards Floptacular
Mar 6, 2008 • 47 min
Special guest Elliott Kalan returns to discuss what has been called “The Academy Awards of movies,” the Oscars. Meanwhile, Stuart hands out tips about the Internet, Dan learns what it means to be a really unlikely stripper, and Elliott fears running afoul…
The Flop House: Episode Ten - Good Luck Chuck
Feb 25, 2008 • 55 min
Comedian Ritch Duncan joins us, to talk about Good Luck Chuck, starring “comedian” Dane Cook, in a poignant film about love lost, found, and crotch-biting penguins. Meanwhile Dan makes a plea for exploitation filmmakers to stick to their guns, Ritch…
Flop House Episode Nine - Next
Jan 27, 2008 • 57 min
In this episode, Colbert Report staff writer Frank Lesser joins us, to see what happens next, in Next (hint: it has something to do with Nicholas Cage’s hair). Meanwhile, Stuart reveals his vulnerability to bullets, Dan describes his super-power, and…
The Flop House: Episode 8 - I Know Who Killed Me
Dec 20, 2007 • 48 min
Daily Show segment producer and Metro columnist Elliott Kalan joins us, to discuss Lindsay Lohan’s tour de force dual performance as a girl and another, slightly sluttier girl, in I Know Who Killed Me. Meanwhile, Stuart discusses decorating plans for his…
The Flop House: Episode Seven - Mr. Brooks
Dec 6, 2007 • 39 min
In our first episode sans Simon, we welcome friend-of-the-show Jeanette Laird to the guest host seat, to discuss the Kevin Costner split-personality serial killer film Mr. Brooks. Meanwhile, Stuart makes a movie pitch, Dan reveals an embarrassing secret…
The Flop House: Episode Six - Perfect Stranger
Nov 18, 2007 • 46 min
In this episode, the gang chats about Perfect Stranger, the top Internet chat-based thriller that was released twenty years after Internet chatting was invented. Meanwhile, Stuart engages in some creative screenplay retitling, Dan proposes a twist ending…
The Flop House: Episode Five - Saw III
Oct 28, 2007 • 43 min
In the second of our special Halloween episodes, the gang gets caught in the deathtrap that is Saw III. Meanwhile, Simon spins an elaborate handstand analogy, Stuart gets turned on by Icyface, and Dan offers Jigsaw’s girlfriend a little relationship…
The Flop House: Episode 4 - The Number 23
Oct 7, 2007 • 44 min
In this episode, the team examines the sure-misfire team-up of Jim Carrey and Joel Schumacher. The Number 23. Meanwhile, in a shocking twist, Simon rails against twist endings; Stuart discusses digital sex (but not in the way you think); and Dan can’t…
The Flop House: Episode Three - A Sound of Thunder
Sep 16, 2007 • 39 min
The Flop House team listens to (and, unfortunately, watches) A Sound of Thunder. Meanwhile, Simon plans a diamond heist, Stu does a little Edward Burns math, and Dan apologizes for things he didn’t do… and the entire gang would rather be watching a film…
The Flop House: Episode Two - Memory
Sep 1, 2007 • 34 min
In the second episode of The Flop House, the team travels deep into unexplored reaches of the Billy Zane catalogue, to unearth the a repressed (or at least barely theatrically released) Memory. Meanwhile, Simon contemplates suicide, Stuart can’t seem to…
The Flop House: Episode One - Stealth
Aug 13, 2007 • 30 min
In the inaugural episode of The Flop House, the team examines Rob Cohen’s fighter-plane-run-amok film Stealth. Meanwhile, Simon discusses sex toys, Stuart does some video store filing, and Dan mispronounces “sentient” a lot. Also, the gang recommends a…