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Archive for December, 2009

Ken P. D. Snyde-Cast #128: Trust Us That It’s Happy New Year

Posted Thursday, December 31st, 2009 at 20:27pm

Ken & Dana return with their year-end wrap-up, wherein much bitterness and recrimination is wiped away, to be replaced by all new bitterness and recrimination. Huzzah!

Party Favors: French Fried

Posted Monday, December 28th, 2009 at 4:07am

Not able to travel far afield this holiday? Why not do a little televisual traveling with Joe Corey to a mythical land of berets and baguettes as he chats with director Anne Fontaine about THE GIRL FROM MONACO…

Trailer Park: Dave Foley of THE STRIP

Posted Monday, December 28th, 2009 at 3:46am

Christopher Stipp sees one of the best animated films this year, has INGLORIOUS BASTERDS and AMERICAN PIE DVDs to giveaway, checks out a compendium of CRISS ANGEL: MINDFREAK then chats up his mancrush, Dave Foley, for THE STRIP and KIDS IN THE HALL: DEATH COMES TO TOWN…

Holiday Havoc: THE VENTURE BROS.

Posted Friday, December 25th, 2009 at 0:17am

It’s Christmas, and that means the fine folks over at AstroBase Go - Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer - have put together another special Venture Bros. holiday tune exclusively for Quick Stop…

Paul Dini’s JINGLE BELLE: #02

Posted Thursday, December 24th, 2009 at 5:50am

Santa Claus gets along with every child except one – his own feisty teen-age daughter, JINGLE BELLE. As a special Holiday Havoc treat, Jingle’s creator Paul Dini (BATMAN: TAS, GOTHAM CITY SIRENS) & illustrator Stephanie Gladden (HOPSTER’S TRACKS, GIRLS OF MONSTER PARADISE) will be presenting ALL NEW weekly Jing strips here at Quick Stop this Christmas season and into the New Year…

Holiday Havoc: Stan Lee Presents THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS!

Posted Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 at 19:22pm

Christmas Day is fast approaching, so we thought I’d ask master storyteller (and living legend, natch) Stan Lee to get us all in the holiday spirit with a rousing reading of THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS as only Smilin’ Stan can!

Ken P. D. Snyde-Cast #127: The One With Bells On

Posted Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 at 19:09pm

Ken & Dana return with a festive celebration full of holiday cheer, in which we learn you can go home again, and that there’s always something right about ending on a song…

A Bit Of A Chat with Ken Plume & Tom Kenny (Plus A Holiday Surprise!)

Posted Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 at 4:41am

In this episode, Ken chats with actor and voice artist Tom Kenny, late of MR. SHOW and the voice behind Spongebob Squarepants, about the release of the Spongebob holiday single “Don’t Be A Jerk (It’s Christmas)” and much, much more…

Bagged & Boarded 42: British People Are Filthy

Posted Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 at 4:18am

In which Matt is joined by special guest Bumpin’ Fresh, and the boys discuss public education, British reality television, and Matt’s years spent in the forest. Grab your walking stick and come along…

Musical MySpace Tour #3

Posted Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 at 3:12am

Aaron Poole returns with his unique music review column, in which he dives headfirst into the maelstrom that is MySpace’s music scene, looking for gems amongst the stones… This week, it’s The Black Triangle, The Agency, Alien Keyes, & Lovers and Liars…

Opinion In A Haystack: The Top 50

Posted Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 at 2:43am

Bob Rose looks back at the decade with a huge list that is followed by smaller lists!!!

Holiday Havoc: An Evening With John Hodgman & Ken Plume II

Posted Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 at 6:48am

Continuing their annual tradition, we’ve got an in-depth conversation between minor television celebrity, PC, and literary trivialist John Hodgman and Quick Stop’s own Ken Plume. We present this audio feast for the ears, as one titan of culture and one Ken Plume touch on matters historical, Popeye musical, and those involving The Prisoner…

Holiday Havoc: Matt Berry’s Christmas Relaxation Podcast

Posted Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 at 5:02am

We’ve got an exclusive “Christmas Relaxation Podcast” from Matt Berry - star of THE IT CROWD, SNUFF BOX, DARKPLACE, & THE MIGHTY BOOSH. If the holidays have got you stressed, Matt is here to help…

TV Or Not TV: 12/21 - 12/27

Posted Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 at 5:01am

Will shares the thoughts and experiences provoked by his annual viewing of IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE before trying to find what is and isn’t wonderful to watch this week…

A Bit Of A Chat with Ken Plume & James Urbaniak

Posted Monday, December 21st, 2009 at 4:19am

In this episode, I chat with the actor behind THE VENTURE BROS’ own Dr. Thaddeus “Rusty” Venture and AMERICAN SPLENDOR’s Robert Crumb, who’s also a bit of a net bon vivant/commentator, James Urbaniak…

A Cabin Fever Christmas!

Posted Sunday, December 20th, 2009 at 23:43pm

How do Aaron & Fitzy bring you holiday cheer this fine, festive season? Why, with not one, but TWO gifts! Not only do you get a brand new Cabin Fever Commentary for the holiday classic A CHRISTMAS STORY, but first and foremost, you can lay your eyes upon the visual feast that is CABIN FEVER’S A CHRISTMAS CAROL…

Win an INGLORIOUS BASTERDS Prize Pack!

Posted Friday, December 18th, 2009 at 4:29am

In conjunction with Universal Home Video, we’re giving away five (5) INGLORIOUS BASTERDS prize packs, which contain the 2-disc special edition DVD, a Baseball Bat Pens, a Shot Glass, and a Mini Poster…

Weekend Shopping Guide 12/18/09: Total Basterds

Posted Friday, December 18th, 2009 at 3:47am

It’s time once again for the Quick Stop Weekend Shopping Guide - your spotlight on the things you didn’t even know you wanted… This week featuring Quentin Tarantino, Brendan Gleason, Winston Churchill, Johnny Depp, Jerry Lewis, Bobcat Goldthwait, Robin Williams, Criss Angel, Sherlock Holmes, Demetri Martin, Selena Gomez, Jerry Bruckheimer, and more…

Opinion In A Haystack: Looking At AVATAR

Posted Friday, December 18th, 2009 at 2:56am

Bob Rose takes a look at James Cameron’s AVATAR, its criticisms, and its triumphs…

Ken P. D. Snyde-Cast #126: The Goat Whisperer

Posted Thursday, December 17th, 2009 at 22:51pm

Ken & Dana return with a somewhat fascinating look at the world’s foremost TV channel for those desiring all things rural, then plug a few things incessantly, tease others, and begin holiday preparations…

Paul Dini’s JINGLE BELLE: #01

Posted Thursday, December 17th, 2009 at 5:29am

Santa Claus gets along with every child except one – his own feisty teen-age daughter, JINGLE BELLE. As a special Holiday Havoc treat, Jingle’s creator Paul Dini (BATMAN: TAS, GOTHAM CITY SIRENS) & illustrator Stephanie Gladden (HOPSTER’S TRACKS, GIRLS OF MONSTER PARADISE) will be presenting ALL NEW weekly Jing strips here at Quick Stop this Christmas season and into the New Year…

Contest Round-Up: 2009-12-16

Posted Thursday, December 17th, 2009 at 4:18am

In this week’s round up, we’re giving away SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS: THE FIRST 100 EPISODES and SEASON 6 VOLUME 1, 500 DAYS OF SUMMER, AMERICAN PIE: THE BOOK OF LOVE, iCARLY for the Nintendo Wii, and INGLORIOUS BASTERDS prize packs…

Win iCARLY for the Nintendo Wii!

Posted Thursday, December 17th, 2009 at 4:17am

In conjunction with Activision, we’re giving away three (3) copies of iCARLY for the Nintendo Wii…

Win AMERICAN PIE: THE BOOK OF LOVE on DVD!

Posted Thursday, December 17th, 2009 at 4:03am

In conjunction with Universal Home Video, we’re giving away five (5) copies of AMERICAN PIE: THE BOOK OF LOVE on DVD…

Win 500 DAYS OF SUMMER on DVD!

Posted Thursday, December 17th, 2009 at 3:57am

In conjunction with Fox Home Video, we’re giving away four (4) copies of 500 DAYS OF SUMMER on DVD. Winners will also receive a HALL & OATES CD PRIZE PACK (the duo’s music features heavily in the film)…