Jeff Zucker Quits out of Frustration

“What did I have to do to get fired?” Jeff Zucker asked in a letter to the chairmen at NBC. Turns out Zucker’s plan for years was to do such a bad job NBC would drop him. “I wanted you to fire me so I could collect unemployment. But no matter what I did, you idiots rewarded me. This network was number one when I got here. Now we are number 5. The only reason we are no longer number six is because UPN and The WB combined.” “I turned ‘Friends’ into ‘Joey,’” He…

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Game on! the 80′s are back!

I got mass email from a friend who found himself on the floor of a video game convention. All the games are from the 80’s. My friend wanted to know if he should be looking out for something for anyone. Odyssey 2! I’ve been looking for one of these for a couple of years. Magnavox had their version of the Atari. It was a case where their knock off was better than the real thing. Like the Droid vs. the iPhone. Everyone (including me) have to have an iPhone even…

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Roger Ebert’s Return to TV

Roger Ebert is bringing film reviews and wagging thumbs back to TV. He and his wife are starting their own review show. Two other people are reviewing then there’s two corespondents and spot where Roger Ebert talks electronically. I’m so glad this show is going to be on, even if it stinks. It will fill my “Ebert& Roper” void. I watched those guys since the show started. It was so cool. They showed long clips of movies on PBS adn these two guys would fight about them. I kept watching…

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Couples Retreat

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp009.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSBonus! USA Network is premiering this movie on June 9th. To celebrate (& capitalize) I’m re-releasing the classic episode we did on the movie. The sound quality ain’t perfect, how dare you! Listen here or subscribe on Itunes! Vince Vaughn does his best Vince Vaughn in this place holder between films. Writer Bob Powers and actor Joe Mortimer join host Adam Spiegelman as they celebrate every misstep: Does Jon Favereau over think masturbating more than “Iron Man 2?” Is it a…

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Battlefield Earth Screen writers push the blame

KCRW’s show “The Business” interviews, separately, the two men who wrote one of the worst movies ever, “Battlefield Earth.” They both claim they wrote a good script that was mysteriously re-written. I say, the first you spelled it, dealt it. It’s interesting to hear the two screenwriters talk about their experience during talk time from movie jail where they are both sent for 20 to life. Here’s the show. Tell us what you think…

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“The Room” the game!

Some brilliant folk came up with a “The Room” the video game. Play Johnny as he goes through the movie and buys a red dress for Lisa, chase Denny out of the bedroom and other exciting moments from the movie. Tommy Wiseau in 8 Bit! The music transforms to video game background perfectly. This game is a must and free play for any fan. Check out our podcast on itunes or here on “The Room.”

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Bad Movie Night San Francisco

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp011.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSEvery Sunday at “The Dark Room” theater in San Francisco they play the worst movies and encourage people to yell at the screen. I visited the curator/host Sherilyn Connelly and one of the show’s star performers, Mike Spiegelman, to pick their brains about what makes a good bad movie night.

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“GHOSTS OF GIRLFRIENDS PAST” Xmas edition

http://media.blubrry.com/proudlyresents/p/proudlyresents.com/media/prp008.mp3Podcast: Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSI have it on good authority, that this was originally a Christmas movie and they took out all the holiday references after they made it.   This clunker was based on a Christmas movie. This was during Mathew MCConnananananhey’s dark Romantic Comedy stage of his life.     A MOVIE WITH “GHOSTS” IN THE TITLE AND ONLY ONE GHOST? Matthew McConaughey’s “Ghost of Girlfriends Past” is torn apart with author Bob Powers, comedian Amanda Melson, actor Joe Mortimer and host Adam Spiegelman. Then…

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