Show Archives 2012
Show Archives 2012






December 29, 2012   

Hour 1 Part 1: Everyones Christmas and the internet is down. Scott from Denver wants to know how the show came to be and Mr. KERN tells the tale. More Christmas talk. Mr. KERN mourns the passing of Gerry Anderson.
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Hour 1 Part 2: Will from Long Island leads off the reviews of DJANGO UNCHAINED. Mike and Stef give their takes on the film and a discussion of some scenes that did not make it to the final cut. Mr. KERN and Hercules give their reviews of DJANGO. We flirt with out favorite films of the year.
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Hour 2 Part 1: We talk briefly about the odd picture on the web site. Once again, DJANGO is perhaps our favorite film of the year. New Years Eve in Las Vegas. Mr. KERN and Hercules prepare to meet face to face during the CES in Vegas. Revisiting Gerry Anderson shows. Movie Mike breaks down Spider-Man #700.
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Hour 2 Part 2: Movie Mike’s STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS envelope… is coming. Bad movie audiences. Reviews of LES MISERABLES. Wrapping up this week's show. 
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December 22, 2012

   

Hour 1 Part 1: Not the end of the world… yet. Mr. KERN went to see the circus film. Scott from Denver sent off Mr. KERN about Kevin Smith.
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Hour 1 Part 2: Reviews of JACK REACHER. Tom Cruise is down to earth. Movie Mike’s STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS challenge. We are itching to see DJANGO UNCHAINED.
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Hour 2 Part 1: THIS IS THE END trailer. We are a little divided on Danny McBride. Reviews of THIS IS 40. Movie Mike reviews ZERO DARK THIRTY. James Gandolfini will always be Tony Soprano. Jessica Chastain is forgettable.
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Hour 2 Part 2: Nobody can name that tune. Mr. KERN hates everything about going to see CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: WORLDS AWAY. A breakdown of the HOMELAND and DEXTER finales. FRINGE talk leads to TWILIGHT ZONE reboot talk.
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December 15, 2012

Hour 1 Part 1: Mr. KERN is at the helm. Will from Long Island calls in and reviews THE HOBBIT. Stef scares Mr. KERN. We begin to breakdown the STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS trailer and Herc has trouble at the theater.
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Hour 1 Part 2: More STAR TREK speculation. MAN OF STEEL trailer reviews. Mr. KERN tells about going to see THE HOBBIT. Movie Mike was in TREKKIES.
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Hour 2 Part 1: Mr. KERN gets agitated with a talk backer. Reviews of THE HOBBIT. Discussions of the High Frame Rate and 3D presentation. Fake Hobbit feet bug us, but we all love Gollum.
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Hour 2 Part 2: We continue to talk about THE HOBBIT. Mr. KERN, Movie Mike and Stef are all playing THE WALKING DEAD game and loving it. A little HOMELAND and DEXTER talk. Edgar Allan Poe and the poodles obsession. New t.v. to look forward to after the first of the year. Cumberbatch is the hot new star.  
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December 8, 2012

   

Hour 1 Part 1: Mr. KERN has a little trouble starting the show and we explain why. Herc is missing BNAT. STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS has a trailer and we pick it apart like everyone else.
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Hour 1 Part 2: Will from Long Island has a few thoughts about the trailer. JACK REACHER has fans up in arms. We are all gearing up for watching THE HOBBIT this week.
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Hour 2 Part 1: We talk some about THE SOPRANOS and BOARDWALK EMPIRE and compare the two. HOMELAND is discussed. THE WALKING DEAD is dicussed and we get a tad politically incorrect.
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Hour 2 Part 2: We talk a little about the VGA on Spike. Video games are now considered art. We discuss several games including THE WALKING DEAD interactive game. SKYFALL is the all time box office champ in England. Films we are looking forward to.
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December 1, 2012



Hour 1 Part 1: Movie Mike loves the song “Downtown”. PROMETHEUS talk yet again. Is Ridley Scott a nice guy? Michael Uslan knows nothing of Batman. Stefani’s Thanksgiving. STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS is discussed with passion.
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Hour 1 Part 2: We continue talking TREK. Orion Slave Girl? E-comics, yay or nay. Mr. KERN’s past comes back to haunt him again. GAME OF THRONES gets closer and closer…
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Hour 2 Part 1: The great debate over the JUSTICE LEAGUE film and Batman. We love Pepsi. The latest in the STAR WARS rumor mill. A brief talk about the KICK ASS franchise.
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Hour 2 Part 2: New news on DAYS OF FUTURE PAST. Things get skeezy in the studio thanks to Mr. KERN. DEATHPROOF is a good film. Some HOMELAND and DEXTER talk. We all love Ray Stevenson. Michael Caine too. STAR TREK:TNG season 2 digital effects upgrade is not as good as season 1. 
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November 24, 2012

   

Hour 1 Part 1: Happy Thanksgiving!!! Mr. KERN talks about the BILL W. documentary. 
Bad STAR WARS dialog. Mr. KERN reviews LIFE OF PI and it ain’t pretty.
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Hour 1 Part 2: We begin our interview with Alan Dean Foster and talk STAR WARS, STAR TREK, ALIEN, and more.
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Hour 2 Part 1: Our interview with Alan Dean Foster continues…
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Hour 2 Part 2: We love doing this show. The latest STAR WARS news and rumors. WALKING DEAD talk and Movie Mike gets his props. Dennys HOBBIT menu and Mr. KERN’s obsession.
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November 17, 2012


Hour 1 Part 1: We have a nice chat with BREAKING BAD’s Mark Margolis.  Stefani likes AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ASYLUM.
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Hour 1 Part 2: Hercules gives a brief review of LINCOLN. Stefani reviews TWILIGHT: BREAKING DAWN 2 and gives us opinions about the series overall.
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Hour 2 Part 1: Television show that got the axe this week. Movie Mike is a big faker, and we discuss what is and what is not IMAX. We spend some time hashing out THE WALKING DEAD.
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Hour 2 Part 1: Do the talkbackers have tiny, deformed hands? There are always movie rumors flying around and we take potshots at a few. We have a sort of uncomfortable MASS EFFECT moment. Brief HOMELAND and DEXTER takes. Movie Mike and Hercules talk about the changes in the now released, and unused, original PROMETHEUS script.
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November 10, 2012

   

Hour 1 Part 1: The show gets underway and then Mr. KERN burns a bridge. We review SKYFALL.
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 Hour 1 Part 2: Reviews of SKYFALL continue. Some quick thoughts about BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: BLOOD AND CHROME.
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Hour 2 Part 1: Movie Mike and Stefani review LINCOLN. Movie Mike is really put off by the JURASSIC PARK 3D trailer. More STAR WARS movie news and rumors.
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Hour 2 Part 2: Movie Mike speculates about a STAR WARS director. WORLD WAR Z talk and Mr. KERN has a theory. THE WALKING DEAD breakdown.
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November 3, 2012
   

Hour 1 Part 1: We start off talking about Jamie Foxx playing Electro in the new SPIDER-MAN film. We wanna talk STAR WARS so bad!!! Stefani gets upset at Mr. KERN and uses a bad word. We get into the STAR WARS deal with Disney.
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Hour 1 Part 2: Kevin Sorbo stands us up. Mr. KERN explains about Labradors and daisies. Mr. KERN is an idiot. We all have "fake laughs." Movie Mike loves the Ain’t It Cool talkbacks. Which leads into Pearl Jam talk, and Stef and Movie Mike have a spat.
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Hour 2 Part 1: We dive right back into more STAR WARS/Disney talk. We stray into ONCE APON A TIME talk. Will the Disney deal affect Indiana Jones? More STAR WARS speculation. Movie Mike tells about the Pinball Hall of Fame in Las Vegas and the Indiana Jones pinball machine he played. Mr. KERN has reservations about Ford, Hamill, and Fisher being in the new STAR WARS films.
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Hour 2 Part 2: Who should write and direct the new STAR WARS films? Is the STAR WARS television series dead now? We turn to t.v. talk and get right into THE WALKING DEAD. Brief HOMELAND talk and a few nuggets to finish off the show.
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October 27, 2012

 

Hour 1 Part 1: The show begins with a hodge-podge and a ranking of actresses from the 80’s. Stefani is wearing sexy devil horns. What is the best kind of Capt. America shield? A talkback regular calls in and derails the show in a good way.
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Hour 1 Part 2: We begin our interview with Ron Shusett and he talks all things ALIEN.
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Hour 1 Part 1: Ron Shusett continues and wraps up. Mr. KERN reviews CLOUD ATLAS and has an awkward moment in the theater. Movie Mike also has a bad experience at the cinema. Movie ushers suck.
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Hour 2 Part 2: We review the EVIL DEAD, GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD, and IRONMAN 3 trailers. X-Men movie news. A few t.v. nuggets. We talk a little about THE EXORCIST and loose our internet streaming. We wrap up the show.
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October 20, 2012

 

Hour 1 Part 1: A quick opening to the show. Reviews of PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 4 and talk of other “found footage” films.
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Hour 1 Part 2: Mr. KERN tells the talk-back to get a grip. We talk THE WALKING DEAD season 3 premier. The entire KERN crew gushes over 1313 MOCKINGBIRD LANE. We love Jerry O’Connell.
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Hour 2 Part 1: Our interview with Bryan Fuller begins. We pepper Bryan with comments and questions about 1313 MOCKING BIRD LANE.
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Hour 2 Part 2: The interview with Bryan Fuller continues with questions about his new series HANNIBAL. We wrap up with Bryan.
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October 13, 2012



Hour 1 Part 1: The show begins and Movie Mike explains last weeks absence. Agent Coulson is BACK! Is bringing a character back from the dead cool or not? Movies come and go in Bakersfield.
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Hour 1 Part 2: Creepy movie music. THE WALKING DEAD talk. Rebooting comic books talk leads to SUPERMAN talk. Does Lucas really know what a parsec is? Movie Mike has issues with some JAWS music. Movie Mike reviews the PROMETHEUS blu-ray. Stefani loves Disney’s LOOPER.
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Hour 2 Part 1: Hercules is naked and drunk. How to sing songs to irritate people. Carrie Fisher being coked out of her mind. THE SHINING theme starts to freak us out. Mr. KERN and Stefani revisit the scary knocking from last week. Reviews of ARGO.
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Hour 2 Part 2: Stefani reviews SINISTER. No new LOUIE till 2014. Mr. KERN becomes disappointed in DEXTER and loves HOMELAND. Brief comments about FRINGE and out.
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October 6, 2012

 

Hour 1 Part 1:  Hercules is over-worked and very tired. Pet trauma that strikes Mr. KERN as funny.
No one watches CNN.  Stefani is a runway model! Seth McFarlane hosting the Oscars.
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Hour 1 Part 2: Some t.v. recaps and comments including HOMELAND and DEXTER.
Hercules reviews FRANKENWEENIE.
Our favorite Tim Burton films.
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Hour 2 Part 1: Things that scared Mr. KERN as a kid and is THE EXORCIST still scary.
Mr. KERN’s top 13 zombie movies list. Stefani scares Mr. KERN during a commercial break.
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Hour 2 Part 2: The top 13 zombie film list continues.
We talk a little AMERICAN HORROR STORY.
The Weather Channel names winter storms after sci-fi and fantasy characters.
THE LONE RANGER trailer looks awful.
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September 29, 2012

 

Hour 1 Part 1: Burt Reynolds is not dead.
We get right into discussions and reviews of LOOPER.
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Hour 1 Part 2: More LOOPER talk and a few remarks about time travel movies.
Being skeptical about upcoming animated movies.
Movie news and comments.
Are new Marvel movies destined for greatness or failure?
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Hour 2 Part 1: Movie Mike talks about the commentary on THE AVENGERS and THE CABIN IN THE WOODS blu-ray/DVD releases.
Herc talks THE WALKING DEAD and several other t.v. premiers.
Rating are lower still on network t.v.
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Hour 2 Part 2:  Who still likes Halloween?
Dressing up for the holiday and for Comic-Con.
Mr. KERN tells the horrifying tale of Boba Fett getting roughed up at a convention.
A hodge-podge wrap up of the show.
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September 22, 2012


Hour 1 Part 1: A bad caller starts the show.
Let’s talk about the Kern County Fair! What comics to read.
Mr. KERN has a RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES revelation.
Big comic book talk.

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Hour 1 Part 2: Bitching about movie availability leads to Hercules’ review of THE MASTER.
We get back into more comic talk.

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Hour 2 Part 1: THE HOBBIT trailer gets mixed reactions.
Big films not in small markets. Guess you have to spell in all out for movie goers.
We talk about the new t.v. show LAST RESORT.
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Hour 2 Part 2:LOUIE talk leads to an uncomfortable moment on the show. Return of the bad caller and friend. Great series with great finales.
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September 15, 2012

 

Hour 1 Part 1:
Stefani IS special.
Mr. KERN talks a little about Disneyland.
Parents that shouldn’t be parents.
A HONEY BOO BOO disagreement.
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Hour 1 Part 2:
HOMELAND and BOARDWALK EMPIRE are discussed.
Naked actresses are good.
The crew rips into REVOLUTION.

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Hour 2 Part 1:
Russell Brands golf cart.
The Warner Brothers lot. Copycat movies and Disney takes a stand.
Un-cool STAR WARS stuff.
SNL cast changes and our favorite Weekend Update anchors.

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Hour 2 Part 2:
Herc’s poodle dead???
Herc confesses a faux pas.
Soda ban in N.Y.
Theater ninjas.
Second screen culture. Halloween is Mr. KERN’s favorite holiday… not so much for others. Teenagers are annoying.
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September 8, 2012 

 

Hour 1, Part 1:
Mr. KERN is not in the house and Hercules leads the show.
Writer Jane Espenson joins the fun.
STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS gets discussed.
Some of Janes career gets discussed.
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Hour 1, Part 2:
BUFFY talk and caller Delaine has a question.
Brad “Cheeks” Bell joins the show.
HUSBANDS talk begins!
Caller Dawn chimes in.
More HUSBANDS talk.
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Hour 2, Part 1:
More with Jane and Cheeks.
Caller Nina Lynn chimes in.
Everyone discusses T.V.’s Most Dynamic Duos.
A brief talk about REVOLUTION.
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Hour 2, Part 2:
The group talks about reality shows.
Mr. KERN calls in and fawns over Cheeks.
A quick talk about BREAKING BAD.
WEEDS is discussed.
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September 1, 2012

Hour 1, Part 1:
On LIVE at our later (temporary) hours.
What will Herc do without Mr. KERN?
Hotel fun in Anaheim.
Can we give away Shannon?
We are all excited about the new S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series.
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Hour 1, Part 2:
STAR WARS music, liners, and John Williams at the Hollywood Bowl.

No one was won Shannon yet.
PLANET OF THE APES becomes the topic.
Derek from Bakersfield calls in and we talk RED DAWN.
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Hour 2, Part 1:
BUNHEADS vs. NEWSROOM.
Video game talk followed by more NEWSROOM talk.  
If we were CHARLIES ANGELS, who would be who?
Super-Fan Cy from Bakersfield calls the show, but doesn’t win Shannon. Gotilk from Rio Linda calls the show and wins Shannon!
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Hour 2, Part 2:
Robin Williams and Eddie Murphy go back to the small screen.
We all love BEVERLY HILLS COP.
A quick breakdown of Robin Williams movie roles.
Mike from Oklahoma City calls the show with an Aaron Sorkin observation.
Nobody on the show likes Troma Films.  
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August 25, 2012

Hour 1, Part 1:
Mr. KERN calls football games, plays fantasy football, and is excited about his new trophy and no one cares.
Mr. KERN makes an announcement.
We start to talk about Neil Armstrong and Lance Reddick calls in.
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Hour 1, Part 2:
More interview with Lance Reddick.
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Hour 2, Part 1:
Even more with Lance Reddick.
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Hour 2, Part 2:
We get into a full NEWSROOM debate. Caller Joe from Dallas, TX weighs in. More NEWSROOM debate and talk.
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August 18, 2012

 

Hour 1, Part 1: Hercules’ stormtroopers march into the building and things are all over the place.
Reviews of PARANORMAN.
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Hour 1, Part 2:
Let’s all walk in slow-mo. 
Pussy Riot is hot or not.
50’ tall cheerleaders.
Greasy Shila Buff.
Cool stuff at Universal Studios.
This week's LOUIE confuses Mr. KERN.
BUNHEADS stuff.
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Hour 2, Part 1:
COLLECTION INTERVENTION and that leads into Get To Know Hercules The Strong.
Old sci-fi magazines.
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Hour 2, Part 2: 
Greg from Maricopa interrupts the conversation.
More about collecting.
TREME talk. 
Harry Harrisons passing and old 60’s and 70’s sci-fi.
Some quick talk about NEWSROOM.
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August 11, 2012

Hour 1, Part 1:
Stefani returns to the show with a tan.
Stefani and Movie Mike have a fight.
EPIX sucks.
The streaming “hum” is gone.
Herc's poodle is funny.
A busy fall is coming.
Talledega Frights and shooting zombies!!!
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Hour 1, Part 2:
Reviews of THE CAMPAIGN with a twist.
Randy Travis being naked and drunk surprises no one.
THUNDERBIRDS slot machine makes Mr. KERN lose his mind.
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Hour 2, Part 1:
We talk a lot about Joss Whedon, The Avengers, The Hulk, and all things related. Guess what… we talk STAR TREK!!! Surprised?
JUSTICE LEAGUE movie is a hard trick to pull off. And Ben Affleck is a good director.
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Hour 2, Part 2:
More thoughts on JUSTICE LEAGUE.
Movie Mike makes a confession.
ASK MR. K-E-R-N is not the show it once was.
HONEY BOO-BOO sends the entire show into a spiral. Abba-ka-dabba.
Finally some NEWSROOM talk.
Hercules says a bad word.
And that’s a wrap!
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August 4, 2012

 

Hour 1, Part 1:
Hot women talk breaks into mommy and daddy fighting.
WILFRED is a good show? 
The Olympics kick ratings ass.
Illegal drugs are okay now.

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Hour 1, Part 2:
Hercules loves the radio shows theme music.
Entertainment Weekly’s list of best movie remakes.
We groove for a spell on the music from THE DOOMSDAY MACHINE… which leads into more STRA TREK talk… of course…
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Hour 2, Part 1:
Mars rover? Anyone?
Stefani equals HOT.
The new X-MEN movie… DAYS OF FUTURE PAST. PROMETHEUS sequel? 
Other than the latest BATMAN films, why does Warner Brothers screw up DC Comic movies?

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Hour 2, Part 2:
LOUIE is a great show.
BUNHEADS IS a better show than NEWSROOM.

NEWSROOM is pissing people off… and not in a good way.
A brief talk about OMEGA MAN.
We all hate the TOTAL RECALL remake even though none of us have seen it.

A love-fest for all things M Night Shyamalan and PARANORMAL ACTIVITY.
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July 28, 2012


Hour 1, Part 1:
We talk local film and THE LACKEY with the crew from Hectic Films.
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Hour 1, Part 2:
Let’s talk STAR TREK!!! Oh, boy, do we talk STAR TREK…
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Hour 2, Part 1: 
BATMAN AND ROBIN is a bad movie.
Stefani loves SAVAGES… and Mr. KERN loves that Stefani loves SAVAGES.
We try to talk about the summer movies we liked and didn’t, but instead get sidetracked into a talk about CONTAGION and other things.
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Hour 2, Part 2: 
BUNHEADS talk.
Mr. KERN loves Tonya Harding.
THE NEWSROOM preached to long and loud this week.
Mr. KERN saw… something.
And then right back to STAR TREK talk.

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July 21, 2012

Hour 1, Part 1:
Reviews and comments about THE DARK KNIGHT RISES.
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Hour 1 Part 2: 
Jane Espenson interview begins.
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Hour 2 Part 1: Jane Espenson interview continues.
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Hour 2 Part 2:
More with Jane Espenson.
Talk about the Emmys.
Rotten Tomatoes gets death threats.
What’s wrong with people?
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July 14, 2012

Hour 1, Part 1: 
Introduction of Comic Book Jon.
News breaking from SDCC.
Stefani Dias and Movie Mike report live from SDCC.
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Hour 1, Part 2:
Screenwriter Zach Stentz joins us for an interview.
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Hour 2, Part 1:
Zach Stentz interview continues.
A discussion about current event breaks into a talk about the dispute between ViaCom and DirecTV.
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Hour 2, Part 2:
An open discussion about Marvel movies, Marvel comics and where the two should and should not meet.
T.V. talk includes last week's LOUIE and how hard it is for men to make friends.
A quick wrap-up talk about Marvels GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY.
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July 7, 2012

Hour 1, Part 1:
50 Shades of Grey and graphic t.v. Reviews of THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN.
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Hour 1, Part 2: 
Interviews with the crowd outside of the midnight showing of THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN.
AMC and DISH Network square off.
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Hour 2, Part 1:
Our interview with Vince Gilligan begins.
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Hour 2, Part 2:
Our interview with Vince Gilligan continues…
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June 30, 2012

Hour 1, Part 1: 
Test screenings for films.
Review of SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED.
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Hour 1, Part 2:
Review of MAGIC MIKE.
Review of TED.
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Hour 2, Part 1:
Movie going trivia.
THE NEWSROOM reviews and discussion.
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Hour 2, Part 2:
BREAKING BAD talk without giving away too much.

Bashing the yet unseen THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN.
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June 23, 2012

Hour 1, Part 1: 
Talkbackers are vicious.
Mr. KERN loves his cat.
A NEWSROOM preview.

PROMETHEUS again? Really? 
Blue-Ray talk.
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Hour 1, Part 2:
Writer/producer Roberto ‘Bob’ Orci joins the gang and talks STAR TREK, PEOPLE LIKE US, and ENDERS GAME.
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Hour 2, Part 1:
We continue with Bob Orci and he talks STAR TREK, FRINGE, and more STAR TREK.
A couple of Callers ask some great questions.
We review SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD, BRAVE, and ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER.

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Hour 2, Part 2:
The top 23 spaceships of all time??? We think not…

Wrapping up with Bob Orci.
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June 16, 2012

Hour 1, Part 1:
Show intro and welcome Nordling.
Hello to new producer Sparky.
Topical topics.
Full reviews of THAT’S MY BOY.
Mr. K.E.R.N uses a bad word.
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Hour 1, Part 2:
ROCK OF AGES reviews.
MOONRISE KINGDOM reviews with Wes Anderson talk leading into a discussion about RUSHMORE.
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Hour 2, Part 1:
MAD MEN season finale is discussed.
A look at the upcoming season of LOUIE and WILFRED.
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Hour 2, Part 2:
Revisiting PROMETHEUS with Nordling and a talk about ALIEN3 and the ALIEN franchise.
WORLD WAR Z talk.

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June 9, 2012


Hour 1, Part 1:
Coffee talk. The PROMETHEUS talk begins.
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Hour 1, Part 2:
PROMETHEUS talk continues…
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Hour 2, Part 1:
More PROMETHEUS talk…
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Hour 2, Part 2:
GAME OF THRONES update leads into more PROMETHEUS talk…

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 June 2, 2012

Hour 1, Part 1:
We have a talk with Bill Slocumb, attorney at law. Why does the stae of California lock so many people up?
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Hour 1, Part 2:
Writer/producer Damon Lindelof calls into the show and talks PROMETEUS and STAR TREK.
Mr. K.E.R.N. calls out a buckethead50 and he responds in kind.

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Hour 2, Part 1:
We play a new game… Get To Know Hercules The Strong!

We review SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN.
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Hour 2, Part 2:
GAME OF THRONES update.
We indulge ourselves and just talk a little STAR TREK.
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May 26, 2012


 

Hour 1, Part 1:
Show introductions and general talk. 
Caller "X" talks about "G. I. Joe:  Retaliation" and why he thinks that Paramount Pictures moved it back 9 months.
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Hour 1, Part 2:
Reviews of "Men in Black 3. 
Smoking in movie theaters.
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Hour 2, Part 1:
Mark from Oildale, CA, calls the show about "Lost."  Mr. K-E-R-N loses it because he's no David Letterman.
"Game of Thrones" update.
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Hour 2, Part 2:
A revisit of "G. I. Joe:  Retaliation."
Discussion of several new TV shows slated for the fall.
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May 19, 2012

 

Hour 1, Part 1:
Show introductions.
Capone from Ain't It Cool News joins the fun and gives a quick solo review of "What to Expect When You Are Expecting."
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Hour 1, Part 2:
Capone's final thoughts about "The Dictator."
Stefani Diaz and Movie Mike talk about a Q&A they attended with Zack Snyder and Simon Pegg.
Capone talks more about reviewing films.
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Hour 2, Part 1:
Capone talks about smaller films like "Mansome" and "Bernie."
"Game of Thrones" update.
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Hour 2, Part 2:
More "Game of Thrones."
Are we seeing too much "Marvel Universe?"  Are we burning out?
Bill Murray as FDR in "Hyde Park on The Hudson."  Is he a serious actor, or for real?
Capone's final thoughts on films to look out for.
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May 12, 2012

 

Hour 1, Part 1:
Cartoonist Stephan Pastis of PEARLS BEFORE SWINE fame comes on the show and we have a great time talking with him.
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Hour 1, Part 2:
Interview with Stephan Pastis continues. Also, child molestation and Adam Sandler are not funny.
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Hour 2, Part 1:
GAME OF THRONES update and we don’t review DARK SHADOWS…yet.
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Hour 2, Part 2:
Full reviews of DARK SHADOWS leads into a full discussion of all things Tim Burton.
What did and did not make the cancellation cut on TV. 
Inappropriate questions and comments.
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May 5, 2012

 

Hour 1, Part 1:
Getting old.
As we prepare to review THE AVENGERS, Mr. KERN talks about what the theater was like at the midnight showing. Full reviews and discussion about THE AVENGERS.
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Hour 1, Part 2:
The secret scenes at the end of THE AVENGERS.
Ain’t It Cool News talkback.
What is shawarma? Our favorite scenes from THE AVENGERS and Mr. KERN dislikes Nick Fury and loves Jenny Agutter.
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Hour 2, Part 1:
GAME OF THRONES update.
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Hour 2, Part 2:
Interview with thewriter/creator of PARKS AND RECREATION, Mike Schur.
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Hour 2, Part 3:
Speculation about the STAR TREK 2.
Caller wants to talk more AVENGERS.
Back to STAR TREK talk.  
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April 28, 2012

 

Hour 1, Part 1:
Whitey On The Moon.
Movie Mike attends Cinema-Con 2012 and tells us all about it.
The controversy surrounding THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY and how it’s being filmed.
The future of movie theaters and how movies are going to be shown. 
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Hour 1, Part 2:
More about movie projection.
Will theaters allow texting during movies in the future? Mr. KERN hates this and relates a story about people talking during a movie and what he did about it.
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Hour 2, Part 2:
Do “spoilers” really spoil films?
Doubts are expressed about the new Spider-Man film.
GAME OF THRONES update.
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Hour 2, Part 2:
Discussions of thing t.v. including what direction DEXTER is going with the final season and how ROME is one of the best shows that never played out.
Mr. KERN takes great umbrage to FRINGE being picked up for another season.
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April 21, 2012

 

Hour 1, Part 1:
A technical glitch early in the show.
The studio is filled with writers and poets: Nick Belardes, Kevin Shah, Keke West, and Jorge Guillen. Modern urban poetry.
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Hour 1, Part 2:
Keke reads her poem. Jorge reads his poem. And there was much rejoicing.
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Hour 2 , Part 1:
Ray from Stockton asks an interesting question.
Mr. KERN thinks BOB’S BURGERS is not so good.
GAME OF THRONES update. Geppetto expresses love for the show.
Mr. KERN is upset with Hercules the Strong.
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Hour 2, Part 2:
Hercules’ poodle.
Re-releasing old films into theaters.
And Mr. “A” sees BACK TO THE FUTURE on the big screen for the first time.
Movie Mike could make a dream come true.
Some long running TV shows get the ax.
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April 14, 2012

Hour 1, Part 1:
Who doesn’t get the 3 Stooges?
North Korea can’t launch a rocket?
Ashton Kutcher explodes in space.
Full reviews of THE CABIN IN THE WOODS.
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Hour 1, Part 2:
We start off all over the place… but settle in with movies that have shock endings.
That leads to a TWILIGHT ZONE talk and the knock offs that came after. 
M. Night Shyamalan talk.
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Hour 2, Part 1:
GAME OF THRONES update.
Hercules the Strong enjoys the incest in GOT… and THAT really sets us off.
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Hour 2, Part 2:
We go full “spoiler mode” for another THE CABIN IN THE WOODS talk.

And off we go again…
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April 7, 2012

 

Hour 1, Part 1:
Little space junk.
Justice for a bad teacher.
Ain’t It Cool News talk backs drive Mr. K.E.R.N. crazy.
The petals have fallen off the bloom of Kevin Smith.
CLERKS 3 on Broadway???
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Hour 1, Part 2:
The panel cuts loose on BIG BANG THEORY.
Fake nerds vs. real nerds.
Little boy smell.
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Hour 2, Part 1:
More thoughts on BIG BANG THEORY and nerds.
TITANIC 3D… is it cool or not?
GAME OF THRONES update.
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Hour 2, Part 2:
The Las Vegas that never was… 
A life sized U.S.S. Enterprise!
Caller Mark with a question.
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March 31. 2012

 

Hour 1, Part 1: 
Trayvon Martin case and reflections on race in pop culture. DJ Danny Morrison joins the conversation.
Tony Soprano and Archie Bunker.
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Hour 1, Part 2:
Racism in STAR TREK.
Roseanne and Spike are out of line.
Is BAIT CAR a racist show?  
Non-racism racism.
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Hour 2, Part 1:
Mr. “A” calls in from Vegas.
Hercules uses a bad word.
GAME OF THRONES update.
Hercules makes a confession.
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Hour 2, Part 2:
More GAME OF THRONES talk.
SUPERMAN 2 discussion.
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA music inspires.
Movie collectables up for sale.
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March 24, 2012


Hour 1, Part 1:
Lots of things are bugging Mr. K.E.R.N. 
Mr. K.E.R.N. defends pink slime.
Ricky Bird from Hectic Films joins the show along with Nick Belardes.
There is a movie scene in Bakersfield.
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Hour 1, Part 2:
Hectic Films talk.
Random Writers Workshop talk.
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Hour 2, Part 1:
Lots of talk about MAD MEN.
THE WALKING DEAD update and the season finale brings excitement and confusion.
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Hour 2, Part 2:
Mr. K.E.R.N. has a deep regret.
Bad movie marketing. 
Spider-Man movie hopes and fears.
Looking forward to many things TV- and movie-wise.
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March 17, 2012


Hour 1, Part 1:
Attorney Bill Slocumb joins the show.
What ever happened to the I.R.A.?
Getting a DUI is not a good idea.
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Hour 1, Part 2:
The do’s and don’ts of getting arrested. Why lawyers are important.
Bill and Mr. K.E.R.N. both Love THE VERDICT and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD.
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Hour 2, Part 1:
Banter with Hercules the Strong from Ain’t It Cool News.
Will PROMETHEUS be the movie of the summer to see?
THE WALKING DEAD update.
TWD borrows from Romero-zombie lore.
AWAKE is a good-bad show.
Monotone Matt.
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Hour 2, Part 2:
Talk about British special f/x guru Gerry Anderson.
Waiting for THE AVENGERS and why Joss Whedon rules.
More THE WALKING DEAD talk.
Mr. K.E.R.N. is friady-scared of the new Spider-Man film.  
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March 10, 2012

Hour 1, Part 1:
Interview with Michael Uslan, executive producer of all the BATMAN films… and we get deep into the BATMAN.
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Hour 1, Part 2:
Our interview with Michael Uslan continues. Post Uslan talk about Batman.
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Hour 2, Part 1:
More Batman talk.
Callers.
How movie theaters have changed.

THE WALKING DEAD update.
THE 9TH CONFIGURATION.
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Hour 2, Part 2:
More TWD. Caller Dave weighs in.
Hercules the Strong calls the show unexpectedly and has many things to say.
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March 3, 2012

 

Hour 1, Part 1:
Video game talk.
Mr. K.E.R.N. hates CALL OF DUTY.
Teacher-student love equals bad.
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Hour 1, Part 2:
MASS EFFECT 3 talk.
NFL bounties… are we really surprised?
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Hour 2, Part 1:
A technical glitch to start the second hour.
Hercules the Strong from Ain’t It Cool News makes his first appearance. We learn a lot about Hercules. We talk THE WALKING DEAD…not!
Now we talk THE WALKING DEAD.
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Hour 2, Part 2:
We talk TV shows that Hercules loves. Mystery shows generally suck. More shows that Hercules loves.
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February 25, 2012
 

Hour 1, Part 1:
Short show because of CSUB basketball.
Nick Belardes sits in on the show.
Oscar talk.
Caller Hank takes Mr. KERN to task.
More Oscar talk.
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Hour 1, Part 2:
Even MORE Oscar talk.
THE WALKING DEAD update.
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February 18, 2012
 

Hour 1, Part 1:Short show because of CSUB basketball.
Local Bakersfield man kills and eats cats. Eating animals in general.
First Part of THE WALKING DEAD update.
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Hour 1, Part 2:
THE WALKING DEAD update continues.
Mr. “A” thinks Kate Upton is hideous.

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February 11, 2012

Hour 1, Part 1:
Our first show and Whitney Houston is dead.
Writer Nick Belardes joins the fun.
Callers are broken up about Ms. Houstons death… not really.
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Hour 1, Part 2:
Whitney Houston is still dead.
Mr. K.E.R.N. hates the Grammys.
Today's music industry is a sham. Many callers agree.
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Hour 2, Part 1:
Mr. K.E.R.N. explains where his fascination with zombies comes from.
THE WALKING DEAD update.
Callers weigh in.
Caller Benny has a real problem.
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Hour 2, Part 1:
Whitney Houston is still dead. 
Kooky callers.
Nick Belardes talks about his book THE LORDS OF BAKERSFIELD and Random Writers Workshop.
Hectic Films.
Benny calls back and has a question.
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