Fire Bro-ton Torpe-bros!

25 09 2015

Apologies, listeners, for both the time it’s taken to bring you this new episode and for the hackneyed pun I chose for the title.

It was either this or Bro-stbusters 3: The Br-ath of Khan

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Fuck. No!

I think I made the right choice.





Robin Williams: Broteur

3 03 2014

Why beat around the bush? In Episode XIX, Jaron and Josh welcome to the table, yes – Robin Williams!

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Looooooooooooooooong distaaance bromaaaaaaaaaance!

They discuss his tastes in nerdverse, his upcoming auteurial effort Michael Was Here (featuring Jaron!), where he thinks mainstream film is headed thanks to all those superheroes, and how he feels about the prospect of seeing his work end up online. S’a good chat, folks.

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Can’t Get Enough of Your Brobes

18 02 2014

In Episode XVIII, Jalfron announces the winners of the 2013 Golden Brobes, revisits the filmography of acting legend Philip Seymour Hoffman

PSH

RIP Scotty, Lester, Mattress Man, Truman, Gust, Caden and Lancaster, but mostly, Philip.

… Josh illuminates exactly how much Iron Man 3‘s Mandarin was “swing and a miss”, and in honor of St. Valentine the gents pose a philosophical brain teaser loosely related to romantic love. Quite loosely. All that and a bag of this guy’s chips…

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An actor is only as good as his ability to grow a mustache.

Actor/writer/comedian Tim Hildebrand joins Jaron for an interview courtesy of the mobile unit. (That’s the bag he carries his mic in.)

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We Have The Power!

23 12 2013

Merry Christmas, bromancers! In Episode XVI, the gents present you with a gift more valuable than gold, myrrh or frankincense – a commentary track for the 1987 classic sci-fi adventure film Masters of the Universe, starring the incomparable Robert Duncan McNeill and Courteney Cox.

Why'd they have to put nipples on the He-Man suit?

Why’d they have to put nipples on the He-Man suit?

Thong underwear on the outside! James Tolkan bustin’ chops! And what director Gary Goddard calls “what was supposed to be the greatest sword fight ever captured on film”!

Very similar to the Japanese synthesizer we record the podcast on.

Very similar to the Japanese synthesizer we record the podcast on.

The film recently received a glorious bluray release but it’s also viewable on the youtubes here.

Happy Holidays, friends. Thanks for making our first year a good one.

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The Day the Movies Died?

11 12 2013


Has TV officially bested cinema as the most engrossing form of screen entertainment? In Episode XIV, the lads try to find out, with particular regard to The Walking Dead‘s stellar mid-season finale. They also discuss The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and what makes for a worthy adaptation, debate the casting of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, reminisce about the magical yesteryears of working “in the movies” and test their nerd mettle with Star Trek trivia. Test yours along with them!

Hershel Fucking Greene

Hershel Fucking Greene

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Three Hotties and a Gun

4 12 2013

In a special Episode XIII, LDB welcomes its first guest caster! Friend, colleague and fellow nerd Ryan Fisher pops by Jaron’s apartment for a chat about life as an actor in Toronto.

Teach a man to 'fisher', he'll look this gooood for a lifetime.

Teach a man to ‘fisher’, he’ll look this gooood for a lifetime.

The gents also discuss the reasoning behind current TV programming, the possibility of a Y: The Last Man cable show, and spooge all over the new labyrinthine mystery novel S. by Doug Dorst & J.J. Abrams. Well, Josh and Jaron do the spooging. Ryan just kinda watches. :/

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Abrams and Dorst’s new page turner. The kind of time-vampire that makes you long to be sucked dry. .

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Bro, It’s a Dark World

21 11 2013


Life’s hard in a city where the mayor smokes crack. As a result, Jaron is jobless and Josh is sleeping under a bridge. Which is why they’re only too happy to chat about the finer points of life over a spot o’ tea. In Episode XII part 1 (that’s right, our first MEGACAST) the gents discuss the art of Saskatoon celebrity Sailor Dan, theorize where Thor 2 and Agents of SHIELD are taking the Marvel cinematic universe, and wax philosophical about the ruins that have become their lives.

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Josh and Jaron: Greater Fools?

19 09 2013

The second season of HBO’s The Newsroom is in the books and the fellas get a little teary eyed wondering if this is the end.

Download Episode X to hear them play Mad Libs, address the internet outrage over Ben Affleck’s Batman casting, and discuss some disturbing rumours concerning “The Boy Wonder.

Oh yeah, and Jaron is back in Toronto, no big deal…

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Man of Steel reviewcast, bro

15 06 2013

In a very special Episode VIII of LDB (not like, in the way an episode of Fresh Prince was special when it was about the dangers of drug use or something, but special nonetheless) the gents examine the ins and outs of Man of Steel. Were our expectations met? What worked, what crashed and burned. And what we’ll see in the sequel. Spoilers ahead!





Game of Brones

14 06 2013

In Episode VII, the Js reflect on the first three seasons of Game of Thrones, discussing why its storytelling seems to be so hard for some fans to accept. They also cast some predictions for Man of Steel, both on screen and at the box office. As well, exciting (?) news on the Star Wars front, listener email, and Josh kicks off a new weekly feature.

 





Trekking Into Darkness …Bro

31 05 2013

In Episode VI the dudes catch up after their prolonged absence. They review Into Darkness, theorizing on what would’ve made for a superior 2nd outing for the iEnterprise and her crew. And Josh cuts his toenails. That’s what it sounds like anyway. Seriously, listen for it, it’s goes on for like twenty minutes in the middle.

 





Greatest Superhebros

19 04 2013

In Episode IV, J & J discuss a couple new trailers, including the awesome awesomeness of Man of Steel, chew on a comics character so often unable to overcome his inherent silliness, ponder the future of Iron Man (and all things Marvel) now that Downey’s contract is up, and even find time to respond to some… quirky… listener emails.

 





World War Zzzzzzz

5 04 2013

In Episode III, zombie madness ensues! The guys tackle The Walking Dead season finale and the disconcerting film adaptation of the finest zombie book of all time, celebrate Game of Thrones’ return, and dig into Josh’s love life. Can Jaron contain his jealous rage?

… Yes.