Hobo Radio 518 – Magneto is defeated

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Joel Murphy and his wife Molly recently had a date night that included a retro arcade and German food. Joel shares the details of this very romantic night out with his co-host Lars Perwinkle.

They also discuss the plot of the new film Yesterday, which is set in a world where only one man remembers The Beatles. They workshop better pitches for the film.

What happened to Big Vinegar? What is Joel’s go-to classic arcade game? What if no one remembered Weird Al? The answers to these questions and more are on this week’s show.

This week’s music:

  • Intro – “Giddy Up” by Tahuna Breaks
  • End – “Change” by The Paint

Hobo Radio is part of the Peak Sloth Podcast Network. Hear more shows at PeakSloth.com.

Hobo Radio 517 – Sadness porn

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Joel Murphy and Lars Periwinkle put rice and potatoes on blast. Starting today, they’re expecting more from their starches.

Also, Joel offers to fight Justin Bieber in Tom Cruise’s place, Joel and Lars try to get to the bottom of why Hollywood can’t get the X-Men: Dark Phoenix saga right and they do some of their legendary improv.

Is Lars lying to the audience? Who is winning in the battle between Scientology and Christianity at mall kiosks across America? Should you Google “sadness porn”? The answers to these questions and more are on this week’s show.

This week’s music:

  • Intro – “Giddy Up” by Tahuna Breaks
  • End – ” the mashed potatoes (it’s the lettuce)” by FortyOne

Hobo Radio is part of the Peak Sloth Podcast Network. Hear more shows at PeakSloth.com.

Hobo Radio Interview – James Ward Byrkit (Coherence fifth anniversary chat)

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Following up on his 2014 interview with the co-writer/director of Coherence, Joel Murphy takes a deep dive into James Ward Byrkit’s career.

They discuss his days as a storyboard artist for the Pirates of the Caribbean films, his work on the animated film Rango and Coherence‘s cult success in the five years since its release.

If you are a fan of Coherence who lives in LA, make sure to buy tickets to the fifth anniversary screening at the Vista Theater on September 12, which will feature cast members and other special guests, limited edition merchandise, behind-the-scenes stories of the filmmaking and other surprises. Tickets are available here.

This week’s music:

  • Intro – “Giddy Up” by Tahuna Breaks
  • Interstitial – “Vishnu Meets Funk,” “Give It (All Night Long” and “Ancient Ritual” by Lucas Perný & Miloslav Kollar
  • End – “Knocking at My Window” by Back Up Jackson

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Hobo Radio 516 – Keanu-ssance

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Joel Murphy and Lars Periwinkle talk about the current Keanu-ssance happening as America comes together to celebrate Keanu Reeves.

They also discuss aging barbers, the state of Hollywood filmmaking and Joel’s recent awkward encounter with Nelson Franklin, the actor from Abby’s and New Girl.

Why is Lars so interested in Joel’s hair? Is John Wick back? Are you hearing this show? The answers to these questions and more are on this week’s show.

This week’s music:

  • Intro – “Giddy Up” by Tahuna Breaks
  • End – ““L’amour élastique” by Arnaud Le Gouëfflec meets Jorge Bernstein & the Pioupioufuckers

Hobo Radio 515 – Explaining Avatar

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Joel Murphy and Lars Periwinkle go over Disney’s slate of upcoming films, which includes a lot of T.B.D.s, a lot of Avatars and a surprising lack of Star Warses.

Also, they discuss the infamous coffee cup in Game of Thrones and Joel invents a new game inspired by the classic Netflix Game – the IMDB Game, which involves guessing which films IMDB thinks an actor is known for.

Can Joel accurately describe the plot of Avatar? How did a coffee cup end up in Game of Thrones? What films is Samuel L. Jackson known for? The answers to these questions and more are on this week’s show.

This week’s music:

  • Intro – “Giddy Up” by Tahuna Breaks
  • End – “First of May” by Jonathan Coulton

Hobo Radio is part of the Peak Sloth Podcast Network. Hear more shows at PeakSloth.com.