Blastropodcast

Hello readers! Game designer and all-around-fun-guy Grant Howitt returns to walk Dottore through the Mall of the Imagination. Uncover shops' insidious strategies to sucker you out of your cash. The glittering freshwater of knowledge lies just beyond the maze of mall minotaurs, carnivorous trucks, and robotic lady-gardens. Double canes!

This episode was sponsored by Cards Against Humanity. Thanks Cards!

Please support our friend Rob Shumate as he fights lymphoma!
https://www.crowdrise.com/helpsupportrobshumat

If you're reading this podcast in March of 2016, then check out Grant Howitt's Kickstarter of his role playing game, Chronicle!

Blastropodcast is a member of the Chicago Podcast Cooperative.

This episode features "Quirky Dog" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/.

Direct download: 40o.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 1:15pm CDT

Your Christmas gift came early this year! Part 2 of Andy and Mark's It's A Wonderful Life parody is replete with necromancy, child-punting, and all the usual bullshit that you've come to expect from us.

This is also Andy's final episode on Muffed Movies! Be sure to thank him for his valorous service and check out his future endeavors on his blog, Big Games with Ace. Thanks for all the good times Andy!

This is part two of a two-part episode. A new episode of Blastropodcast will be released in late December.

This episode is sponsored by Know Your Company, the software tool that helps you know your company better.

Blastropodcast/Muffed Movies is a member of the Chicago Podcast Cooperative.

Muffed Movies is a fan production which celebrates film through parody.

It's a Wonderful Life was produced by Liberty Films and distributed by RKO Radio Pictures.

This episode features "Quirky Dog" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/.

Direct download: IAWL_pt_2.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:59pm CDT

Remington Cleve, host of the I Made You a Mixtape podcast and creator of the Dessert First Network unleashes the music in Dottore's heart - and an alarming, tuburculoid lung-illness. Tangents about as these fellows crack each other up and sometimes teach you how sound works. Sorry dead people.

This ep is sponsored by Emporium Arcade Bar.

Blastropodcast/Muffed Movies is a member of the Chicago Podcast Cooperative.

 

Direct download: 39h_COMP_LEV_NR.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 1:52pm CDT

Andy and Mark get a head start on the holidays with this heart-muffing improvisation of It's a Wonderful Life. Chock full of horcruxes, stuttering, and Mark's inane 90s music references, this is a nugget of joy you won't soon destroy. Wait. Also Andy makes a very important announcement!

This is part one of a two-part episode. Part two will drop in December. A new episode of Blastropodcast will be released in late November, if you nasty.

This episode is sponsored by Iron Galaxy, the creators of Capsule Force, an intergalactic-retro-anime multiplayer game now available on PS4 and Steam! Thanks Iron Galaxy!

Blastropodcast/Muffed Movies is a member of the Chicago Podcast Cooperative.

Muffed Movies is a fan production which celebrates film through parody.

It's a Wonderful Life was produced by Liberty Films and distributed by RKO Radio Pictures.

Direct download: Wonderful_Life_pt_1.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 2:05pm CDT

Halloween is all upons as a host of villains descend on the Muffed Movies studio for this creepy bonus treat! Pazuzu! Incognito Jones! And, yay, even Baron Mind himself threaten to break all the rules of muffing as this podcast veers ever closer to the brink of madness! Also, we sort of act out the Exorcist.

This is part two of a two-part episode.

This episode is sponsored by Iron Galaxy, the creators of Capsule Forcean intergalactic-retro-anime multiplayer game now available on PS4 and Steam!

Blastropodcast/Muffed Movies is a member of the Chicago Podcast Cooperative.

Muffed Movies is a fan production which celebrates film through parody.

The Exorcist is property of Warner Bros and  20th Century Fox. The film is based on the novel of the same name, written by William Peter Blatty.

Direct download: Exorcist_Pt_2_Final.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:00am CDT

Happy Halloween everyone! The power of Christ compels you to enjoy this very special Muffed Movies bonus treat!

This is part one of a two-part episode.

This episode is sponsored by the good people at Basecamp. Not the bad ones.

Blastropodcast/Muffed Movies is a member of the Chicago Podcast Cooperative.

Muffed Movies is a fan production which celebrates film through parody.

The Exorcist is property of Warner Bros and  20th Century Fox. The film is based on the novel of the same name, written by William Peter Blatty.

Direct download: Exorcist_Pt_1_Final.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 7:58pm CDT

And we're back! Season 2 kicks off with a speculative glimpse of our impending doom as Dottore considers the Singularity. Will technography overtake us? Or will we evolve into sweet leisure slugs? Find out - maybe!

Special guest: Sean Kelley from Improvised Star Trek.

This episode is sponsored by Field Notes.

Blastropodcast/Muffed Movies is a member of the Chicago Podcast Cooperative.

 

Direct download: ep_38_g.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 11:36am CDT

Four wizards get amazed.  Legalize it.

This is part three of a three-part episode. 

This episode is sponsored by Cards Against Humanity. I know, right?

Blastropodcast/Muffed Movies is a member of the Chicago Podcast Cooperative.

Muffed Movies is a fan production which celebrates film through parody.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is property of Warner Bros., and is based on the novel published by Scholastic Press and authored by J.K. Rowling.

Direct download: MM_Goblet_part_3.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 6:24pm CDT

A teenage wizard struggles to survive a deadly competition. Young hearts embark on their first romance. Plus Mark jokes about "Eiffel towering" someone. There really is something for everyone in this short and sweet episode.

This is part two of a three-part episode. 

This episode is sponsored by Cards Against Humanity. They refuse to issue a statement.

Blastropodcast/Muffed Movies is a member of the Chicago Podcast Cooperative.

Muffed Movies is a fan production which celebrates film through parody.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is property of Warner Bros., and is based on the novel published by Scholastic Press and authored by J.K. Rowling.

Direct download: Goblet_Part_2.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 5:55pm CDT

Mark and Andy take you on a magical journey through the storybook kingdom of 1990s England. Squidditch! Spice Girls! And a flagrant utterance of the C-word.

This is part one of a three-part episode. Tri-episode!

This episode is sponsored by Field Notes. Shit man, ya gotta write on something.

Blastropodcast/Muffed Movies is a member of the Chicago Podcast Cooperative.

Muffed Movies is a fan production which celebrates film through parody.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is property of Warner Bros., and is based on the novel published by Scholastic Press and authored by J.K. Rowling.

Direct download: MM_Goblet_pt._1.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 6:32pm CDT

Andy and Mark pen their own comedic conclusion to The Neverending Story in this frame-breaking, super meta muffing. Baron Mind? Richard Dreyfuss? A perverse geologist? All of these goofs await you beyond the borders of Fantasia! 
 
This is part two of a two-part episode.
 
This episode is sponsored by Emporium Arcade Bar. Visit emporiumchicago.com for info.
 
Blastropodcast/Muffed Movies is a member of the Chicago Podcast Cooperative.
 
Muffed Movies is a fan production which celebrates film through parody. The Neverending Story is copyrighted by Neue Constantin Film Productions GmbH and Distributed by Warner Home Video.
Direct download: Never_Ending_Story_Pt_2.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:42pm CDT

Attention Moonchildren and biters of rocks! Crack open the cover of Mark and Andy's mapcap reimagining of The Never Ending Story. There will be freaks, fights, and a pretty unexpected detour into Magic the Gathering. Enjoy!
 
This is part one of a two-part episode.
 
This episode is sponsored by those creative, semi-aquatic mammals at the Busy Beaver Button Co.
 
After the episode, enjoy the included sneak-peek trailer of Alcohollywood's 200th episode - Indiana Jones and the Monkey King.

Blastropodcast/Muffed Movies is a member of the Chicago Podcast Cooperative.

Muffed Movies is a fan production which celebrates film through parody. The Neverending Story is Copyrighted by Neue Constantin Film Productions GmbH and Distributed by Warner Home Video.
Direct download: Never_Ending_Story_Pt_1.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 8:12pm CDT

Hey kids! Charge up your robo-batteries and prepare for justice maneuvers, because it's time for part 2 of Muffed Movies' Robocop! Screw your courage to the sticking place alongside Snape, squibs, and Shakespeare! Plus, Clarence Boddicker gets himself in a complicated sexual situation. I mean cocaine was involved so it's a real grey area here you guys. Hoo boy...

This is part two of a two-part episode.

This episode is sponsored by the generous folks at Lodge Management Group.

Blastropodcast/Muffed Movies is a member of the Chicago Podcast Cooperative.

Muffed Movies is a fan production which celebrates film through parody. Robocop is property of MGM/Orion.

Direct download: MC_RC_pt._2_LEV_HPF.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 7:00pm CDT

Andy and Mark slap the handmuffs of justice across the wrists of the 1987 sci-fi action hit Robocop.Dead or alive, you're funning with me.

This is part one of a two-part episode.

This episode is sponsored by the good people at Field Notes.

Blastropodcast/Muffed Movies is a member of the Chicago Podcast Cooperative.

Muffed Movies is a fan production which celebrates film through parody. Robocop is property of MGM/Orion.

Direct download: MM_RC_Pt_1_LEV_COMP.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:52pm CDT

Games designer Grant Howitt Skypes in from New Jork to wax perceptual with his favorite Man of Science. These clever lads serve up some tasty tricks to confuse your senses and Grant expounds upon why happem. Zombles, chainsaw Sally, and an unorthodox way to keep a bear nest clean are all waiting for your drinker's ears. Better stretch first.
 
Surprise Finale! This episode concludes Season 1 of Blastropodcast. Blastropodcast Season 2 will begin in October, 2015. Don't worry, my precious gentle darlings, Muffed Movies will continue to come out twice a month until then.
 
Learn more about Grant here. 
 
The intro to this episode was righteously sound designed by friend of the show, Keith Hand. Thanks Keith!
 
This episode was sponsored by Cards Against Humanity. Thanks Cards!
 
Blastropodcast is a member of the Chicago Podcast Cooperative. Thanks thing...?
 
The file DescenteInfinie.ogg was played in this episode as an example of "the Shepard tone". This file was created by Wikimedia Commons user Gloumouth1 and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.
Direct download: BPC_37j.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 6:11pm CDT

Mark and Andy resume their ominous journey through the dripping corridors of the classic sci-fi horror film, Alien. With a bloodthirsty xenomorph running amok (and a mysterious Swiss painter scuttling about the ducts) is there any hope for this vocally malleable crew? Social mores! Immolations! And a truly problematic freestyle rap about Mark's father.

 

This is part two of a two-part episode. If you haven't yet, go listen to the first one! We'll wait...

 

This episode is sponsored by Field Notes.

Blastropodcast/Muffed Movies is a member of the Chicago Podcast Cooperative.

 

Muffed Movies is a fan production which celebrates film through parody. Alien is property of 20th Century Fox.

 

Direct download: MM_9_Pt._2.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:00am CDT

Kat Evans iron-fists her way into the podchamber once again to discuss personality tests. Get scandalized by hip flexors, dongles, and jiggers!  Try to understand Kat's inexplicable and terrifying jack-in-the-box bit.  And then let us ruin Black Swan for you (though we've never seent it). Enjoy!

 

 

This episode is sponsored by Cards Against Humanity.

Direct download: 36d.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:24am CDT

Andy and Mark deliver a tour de force muffing of the iconic sci-fi horror film, Alien. Bounty hunters! Blowjies! And the rise of the dreaded dirt shark! Hold onto your ducks, because this is going to be a bumpy ride.

 

This is part one of a two-part episode. Ya hoid?

 

Muffed Movies is a fan production which celebrates film through parody. Alien is property of 20th Century Fox.

Direct download: MM9_pt._1.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 7:21pm CDT

Annelise Fabian defends her belief in ghosts against Dottore's relentless skepticism. Is there science behind specters? Who knows?! This episode is too full of rampage and rambunctiousness to pin down the truth on spooks. Join us as we enjoy song, swine, and salameters!

Direct download: 35g_COMP.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 10:02pm CDT

Andy and Mark soar like two adorable baby geese on the wings of comedy as they complete the tale of Top Gun. Reckless romance! Turncoat Soviets! Light necromancy! And finally Andy reveals the last refuge of a scoundrel...

This is part two of a two-part episode. (Twice the muffing, half the stuffing)

Muffed Movies is a fan production which celebrates film through parody. Top Gun is property of Paramount Pictures.

Direct download: MM8_pt_2.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 6:05pm CDT

Mark and Andy strap on their goggles and take to the skies while muffing the classic 1986 action film, Top Gun. Along the way they'll encounter a sentient Game Boy, mysterious wizards, and more baby birds than anyone expected!

This is part one of a two-part episode. (Too big to be enjoyed honey, mmm!)


Muffed Movies is a fan production which celebrates film through parody. Top Gun is property of Paramount Pictures.

Direct download: MM8_pt_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:29pm CDT

Dottore interviews Chris Bashen (Nerd Outcast Podcast) about the intricacies of video games. Where did they come from? Why do we play them? And are they simply waking dreams, pyrric victories, if you will?

Also - falsetto singing! Rock smashing! And an uncharacteristically voyeuristic Podchamber!

 

This episode is sponsored by Cards Against Humanity.

Direct download: 34fj.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 10:36am CDT

Special guest Sophie Shrand joins Mark and Andy in muffing Peter Jackson's film adaptation of Tolkien's classic. Incognito party-Wraiths! Balrog Lando! And old-man Mark referencing Pearl Jam just often enough! 

This is a non-commercial fan production. The Fellowship of the Ring was written by J.R.R. Tolkein. Its film was distribued by New Line Cinema.

Direct download: MM7_FELLOWSHIP.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 11:46pm CDT

Kaye Straub, 2014 Champion of the Chicago League of Lady Arm Wrestlers, weighs in on religion, gender, and what's awesome about math. 

Plus: vampiric Mandel-Bits! Snatch-chats! And a special appearance by Macho Ma'am Candy Savage herself!

We may also talk briefly about fractals somewhere around the 24 minute mark as well.

Direct download: BPC_33_FRACTALS.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:00am CDT

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