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Friday, April 2, 2021

The Paunch Stevenson Show – Episode 309 (3/14/21)

1:49:29 – In this episode:

  • our movie review of Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989) starring Rick Moranis,
  • Norm Macdonald destroying the Carrot Top movie Chairman of the Board (1998) with Courtney Thorne-Smith on Late Nite with Conan O’Brien,
  • our local Kmart finally going out of business,
  • megalithic former department store Bamberger’s in Newark, NJ,
  • Fred Space of NJ’s Space Farms Zoo and Museum died (news),
  • boring (or fascinating) presentations given by former video game programmers,
  • Rare-developed Dinosaur Planet Nintendo 64 prototype found and shared (news),
  • Goldeneye 007 XBLA finally discovered and dumped! (news),
  • Greg finally gets a Nintendo Virtual Boy,
  • “breaking” trading card boxes,
  • Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” vocals line up perfectly to “Hip to be Square” by Huey Lewis and the News,
  • Scary Pockets YouTube channel that funkifies hit songs,
  • the failed 1985 detective comedy drama Half Nelson starring Joe Pesci, Victoria Jackson, and Dean Martin (Video),
  • the original MTV Real World cast returns to New York (news),
  • refurbishment of the 1929 Loew’s Jersey Theatre (news),
  • and celebrity deaths (Dustin Diamond, Prince Markie Dee, Christopher Plummer, Mary Wilson, Larry Flynt).

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Attribution: by Greg and Rob – more info at paunchstevenson.com

posted by Frank at 8:21 am filed in Apr21,PaunchStevenson  

Monday, March 1, 2021

The Paunch Stevenson Show – Episode 308 (2/21/21)



1:19:47 – In this episode:

  • Rob barks up his family tree,
  • horrendously slow Race Drivin’ on Super Nintendo finally updated to run at proper speed (YouTube video),
  • Chess Boxing (YouTube video),
  • review of Cobra Kai Season Three,
  • the tenants of John Kreese Karate,
  • Celebrity Deaths (Cloris Leachman, Larry King, Phil Spector, Hank Aaron, Alex Trebek),
  • Robin Hood, Men in Tights (1991),
  • Garlique,
  • great baseball sluggers,
  • and that time Cliff Clavin blew it on Jeopardy!

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Attribution: by Greg and Rob – more info at paunchstevenson.com



posted by Frank at 1:44 pm filed in Mar21,PaunchStevenson  

Friday, January 1, 2021

The Paunch Stevenson Show – Episode 307 (11/29/20)

1:35:13 – In this episode:

  • 80’s voice actors doing high pitched voices,
  • our incredibly bland, generic Presidental election response,
  • followed by the Vince McMahon election response,
  • remembering our buddy Frankie V. of the Digital Press Podcast, and avid fan and collector of Transformers and video games (news),
  • also remembering Atari historian and homebrewer Curt Vendel (news),
  • new discovery of NES Double Dribble voice samples being corrected (YouTube),
  • did Michael Jackson’s “The Way You Make Me Feel” rip off Tommy James’ “Dragging The Line”,
  • Mortal Kombat on the Atari Lynx (link),
  • the miserable Baseball Stars 2 NES sequel,
  • celebrity deaths (Joe Ruby, Bonnie Pointer, Ken Osmond, Sam Lloyd, Thomas L. Miller, Bill Withers, Eddie Van Halen, Ruth Bader Ginsburg),
  • Rob-review of Nathan for You, the Comedy Central 2013-17 TV series, starring Nathan Fielder.

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Attribution: by Greg and Rob – more info at paunchstevenson.com

posted by Frank at 9:14 am filed in Jan21,PaunchStevenson  

Friday, December 4, 2020

The Paunch Stevenson Show – Episode 306 (11/01/20)



1:34:16 – In this episode:

  • mega celebrity deaths (Sean Connery, Regis Philbin, Kenny Rogers, James Lipton),
  • long-anticipated crossover video between AVGN and Irate Gamer (YouTube),
  • $100,000-dollar auction prices for sealed NES retail packaging revisions (story),
  • the Larry Bird tomato,
  • Saved by the Bell returns on the Peacock streaming service,
  • Keanu Reeves, shaved or unshaved?,
  • Rob finally watches, and reviews, Cobra Kai starring William Zabka,
  • Funny Key and Peele skit: Bobby McFerrin vs. Michael Winslow,
  • Sonic the Hedgehog ported to SNES for the first time (YouTube),
  • Wrestling with Gaming’s “The Making of Goldeneye N64” (YouTube),
  • the touristy Cheers bar in Boston, MA closes (story),
  • Evan Ferrante “Tom Cruise” impersonator on AVGN,
  • and review of Netflix documentary High Score.

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Attribution: by Greg and Rob – more info at paunchstevenson.com



posted by Frank at 8:26 am filed in Dec20,PaunchStevenson  

Monday, November 2, 2020

The Paunch Stevenson Show – Episode 305 (10/21/20)



1:52:59 – In this episode:

  • guest host Lanza218,
  • visit to the Quick Stop in Leonardo, NJ, from Kevin Smith’s Clerks,
  • where’s Burger King’s Impossible Whopper Jr.?,
  • Always Sunny’s “What Are The Rules?”,
  • Shameless and Supernatural series reaching their end,
  • Netflix has canceled everything,
  • the unexpected return of Dexter,
  • state of pro wrestling and sports during pandemic,
  • Greg suddenly discovers his cousin’s old friend is AEW star Orange Cassidy!,
  • Bill and Ted 3 (2020), starring Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves,
  • Ghostbusters 3 talk,
  • Rick Moranis gets punched out in NYC,
  • celebrity deaths (Carl Reiner, Wilford Brimley, Reni Santoni, Chadwick Boseman, Road Warrior Animal),
  • NHL 94 Documentary by Pixelated Heroes,
  • collecting of NES games,
  • when will the celebrity meeting hobby return?,
  • WFAN’s Craig Carton documentary on his gambling arrest,
  • and the “Sports Pope” Mike Francesa retires again.

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Attribution: by Greg and Rob – more info at paunchstevenson.com



posted by Frank at 3:02 am filed in Nov20,PaunchStevenson  

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

The Paunch Stevenson Show – Episode 304 (8/4/20)

1:30:44 – In this episode:

  • will the COVID-19 ever go away?,
  • we’re not gonna protest!,
  • cancel culture,
  • Howard Stern/Ted Danson blackface controversy revisited,
  • Karen! That’s all the money we had, KAREN!,
  • learned vs. folksy people,
  • old jingle of the episode (Bill Cosby’s Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band),
  • YouTube first time reaction videos to classic rock songs (link),
  • The Rolling Stones Goats Head Soup 2020 album,
  • Space Force starring Steve Carell,
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation bloopers in HD (link),
  • still don’t like The Shining (1980),
  • review of Terminator Dark Fate (2019), starring Linda Hamilton,
  • celebrity deaths (Joel Schumacher, Denny O’Neil, Ennio Morricone, Kelly Preston),
  • updates on the Sham-Wow guy Vincent Offer and Billy Mitchell’s video game record scores,
  • LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System set,
  • and Kanye West for President?

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Attribution: by Greg and Rob – more info at paunchstevenson.com

posted by Frank at 2:55 am filed in PaunchStevenson,Sep20  

Sunday, August 2, 2020

The Paunch Stevenson Show – Episode 303 (7/19/20)



1:22:07 – In this episode:

  • celebrity deaths (Jerry Stiller, Fred Willard, Astrid Kirchherr, Milton Glaser, Richard Herd),
  • Summer Rental (1985) starring John Candy and Rip Torn,
  • Greg and Rob’s old Live Journal pages,
  • TV reviews of Veep starring Julia-Louis Dreyfus, and Superstore starring America Ferrera,
  • Space-X Dragon launch actually didn’t crash,
  • movie review of Ad Astra (2019) starring Brad Pitt and its relationship to Space Cowboys (2000) starring Tommy Lee Jones,
  • The Swish Machine: 70 Step Basketball Trickshot (Rube Goldberg Machine) YouTube Link,
  • scandalous Entertech water guns and the bankruptcy of LJN,
  • AMC Theatres going out of business?,
  • SEGA of Japan releasing a Game Gear Micro,
  • hilarious Trump mime Sarah Cooper and impressionist J-L Cauvin,
  • and a movie review of A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019) starring Matthew Rhys and Tom Hanks.

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Attribution: by Greg and Rob – more info at paunchstevenson.com



posted by Frank at 1:28 pm filed in Aug20,PaunchStevenson  

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

The Paunch Stevenson Show – Episode 302 (5/9/20)

2:12:37 – In this episode:

  • celebrity deaths (Kirk Douglas, Roy Horn, Kobe Bryant, Little Richard, Brian Dennehy, Howard Finkel, Lee Fierro, Honor Blackman, Max Von Sydow),
  • old Nickelodeon cartoon Spartakus,
  • crappy sci-fi movie Saturn 3 (1980) starring Harvey Kietel, Kirk Douglas and Farah Fawcett,
  • badly dubbed Netflix series Dark,
  • Wheel of Fortune episode with Weird Al, Little Richard, and James Brown (YouTube video),
  • how Bond film Thunderball (1965) got remade as Never Say Never Again (1983),
  • the non-Stan Lee created The Avengers British spy show,
  • Tom Cruise wants to go to space (for real this time),
  • politics schmolitics,
  • Corey Feldman’s disastrous documentary My Truth,
  • Scott Schwartz calls out Feldman’s lies (article link),
  • old TV and movie casts reuniting on video chats,
  • War Stories series on Ars Technica – Prince of Persia rotoscoping (YouTube video),
  • old school video game engines,
  • From Bedroom to Billions (2014) – a UK computer gaming documentary,
  • homebrew games lacking proper physics,
  • ONSUG’s The Exit Ramp (podcast link),
  • Rob’s guitar tutorials return! (YouTube link),
  • keeping somewhat busy during quarantine,
  • and Nintendo data leak featuring console design secrets.

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Attribution: by Greg and Rob – more info at paunchstevenson.com



posted by Frank at 2:44 am filed in Jun20,PaunchStevenson  

Sunday, April 19, 2020

The Paunch Stevenson Show – Episode 301 (4/1/20)

1:40:43 – It’s the End of the World as We Know It!

In this episode:

  • April Fools or the apocalypse is here?,
  • social distancing,
  • Norm MacDonald’s speaker phone chats with celebs (YouTube),
  • business schmizzness,
  • celebrity deaths (Max Wright, Don Imus, Danny Aiello, Rip Torn, Eddie Money, Valerie Harper),
  • Night Terror aka Night Driver (1977),
  • Cobra Kai on YouTube, starring William Zabka,
  • Dave Merenda & Commuter (YouTube),
  • The Righteous Gemstones on HBO, starring John Goodman,
  • McMillions documentary about the McDonalds Monopoly Game,
  • upcoming Netflix Transformers series,
  • James Bond games on Nintendo64,
  • the auction of the Nintendo Playstation prototype,
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm season 10 review,
  • meeting Uncle Floyd, Christopher Walken, Nicolas Cage,
  • and real racing drivers playing sim games online to pass the time.

Hey Man, it’s me, Superman Nic Cage!

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Attribution: by Greg and Rob – more info at paunchstevenson.com

posted by Frank at 11:07 am filed in Apr20,PaunchStevenson,Uncategorized  

Friday, July 5, 2019

The Paunch Stevenson Show – Episode 300 (6/22/19)

3:06:12 – The End is Here! Or is it?

Join Rob, Greg & The Overnightscape’s Frank Nora on a 3 Hour Tour!

In this episode:

  • the origins of the Paunch Stevenson Show,
  • a history with Gerard Way,
  • trading CD’s and albums in,
  • our own Bill Murray Stories,
  • celebrity deaths (Super Dave Osborne, Gloria Vanderbilt, Peter Mayhew, Bill Buckner, and Stan Lee),
  • fireworks are legal now,
  • the curse of the Bambino,
  • A Hard Day’s Night and Dig It,
  • car air fresheners,
  • Cameo.com ridiculous prices for celebrity video greetings,
  • cheating on school book reports,
  • marathoning classic sitcoms,
  • George Constanza ripped off Larry Appleton,
  • Nancy Walker, Bounty paper towel spokeswoman,
  • the fat guys of pro wrestling from the old days,
  • Geraldo Rivera’s dumb 1980s gimmicks,
  • Weird Al’s future prospects,
  • Uncle Floyd,
  • bad impersonators of the 1980s,
  • Learn at Home infomercials with Sally Struthers,
  • depressing sitcom theme songs of the 1970s,
  • secrets of disco,
  • imposters recording new Michael Jackson music,
  • all the new video game mini’s,
  • whatever happened to VR?,
  • thanks to all our listeners and many great guests!

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Attribution: by Greg and Rob – more info at paunchstevenson.com

posted by Frank at 4:36 am filed in Jul19,PaunchStevenson  
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