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Episode 124: Is Heaven Handicap Accessible?

09/10/2014 14:22:41 PM

Nude celebrity photos rain down from the virtual clouds, Joan Rivers gives up the ghost, and The Trailer Park Boys’ move over to Netflix are among the discussion points in this episode. We also see the return of the extremely popular segment ...

Episode 123: Monster Wizard Vs. Mania Con (Corrected)

08/27/2014 09:44:39 AM

Following discussions about the interview Jason Price, of Icon Vs Icon, did last week with Juliette Lewis, discussion turns to New Jersey’s Monster Mania and the 2014 Chicago Comic Con, which both took place recently. Then technical issues ...

Episode 123: Monster Wizard Vs. Mania Con

08/25/2014 18:01:33 PM

Following discussions about the interview Jason Price, of Icon Vs Icon, did last week with Juliette Lewis, discussion turns to New Jersey’s Monster Mania and the 2014 Chicago Comic Con, which both took place recently. Then technical issues ...

Episode 122: Gone Robin Gone

08/18/2014 16:06:27 PM

So Robin Williams is dead, and that is sad. What’s sadder is the flood of suicide prevention posts on social media that followed. Why is it the only time we care about important issues like these is when it happens to a celebrity? Jeremy ...

Episode 121: Segue Kings

08/12/2014 20:05:35 PM

Episode 120: Pizza or Poon

08/04/2014 21:56:03 PM

This week Lee talks about the adventures of buying a boat and battling the sun while living the life of a freakish ginger. Jason tells us a tale of beaches, arcades, and shares some thoughts about the Comic Con reveals. Jeremy detours the show ...

Episode 119: Comic Con’d

07/28/2014 23:20:45 PM

This week the boys discuss Comic Con madness (RECORDED BEFORE THE BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE TRAILER AND WONDER WOMAN REVEAL). They talk about what news they hope to hear from the yearly shindig. They also chat season 2 of Fargo, Online ...

Episode 118: Plug It Up

07/22/2014 19:55:55 PM

This week the boys talk about crime show reenactments and weak southern accents. They reminisce about Weird Al as videos pop up daily from his new album Mandatory Fun. Jeremy takes back the mean stuff he has said about Prince, sort of. Jason ...

Episode 117: Villa Nova Is People

07/08/2014 18:16:54 PM

Jeremy discusses the nuances of creating good CGI effects, but doesn’t forget to give a nod to the legends of practical effects who elevated the game for everyone. The guys also tiptoe around the issue of racism wearing lead-filled shoes. ...

A Baker’s Dozen of the Best Kids in the Hall Sketches, According to Us

07/02/2014 07:27:51 AM

Near god-like status has been bestowed upon the Kids in the Hall in the Acid Pop Cult universe, so we thought it was about time to put together a list of some of our favorite sketches to share with you, the loyal listener/reader. Okay, that ...

Episode 116: Soft Gold

06/30/2014 18:09:01 PM

This week’s episode starts without starting and covers a lot of ground in the stream of three consciousnesses, and doesn’t stay on one subject for too long. It’s perfect for the ADD crowd. There are discussions of the new NWA movie,

#ReadAnFnBookFridays: ‘Psycho Proctologists —  Hakuna Matada, Vagina Dentata’ by W.W. Pecker

06/27/2014 08:12:48 AM

It has taken a while, but I’ve finally gotten around to reading the second installment of the Psycho Proctologists trilogy. I wish I had a good excuse for taking almost two months to get around to it, but I don’t. It certainly wasn’t because ...

Dear Horror Movies, This Relationship is Over

06/23/2014 14:12:34 PM

Dear Horror Movies: When I was introduced to you many years ago it was love at first sight. You immediately made my emotions scream like they never had before. For those first few years, you were there for me during every moment of my life, ...

#ReadAnFnBookFridays Returns: ‘I Never Met A Story I Didn’t Like’ by Todd Snider

06/20/2014 15:36:40 PM

Contrary to popular belief, I’m not dead, and neither is this feature. I just fell into one of those my-brain-is-pure-mush-right-now funks, and I had a real hard time breaking free from that groove. But what better way to make a return than ...

Let’s Not Forget Casey Kasem’s ‘Porn’ Past

06/20/2014 14:43:41 PM

We lost Casey Kasem about a week ago, and his passing was immediately followed by countless odes to the radio legend for his Top 40 radio show and his voice-over work in the animation world. What we haven’t seen a lot of is praise for Kasem’s ...

Episode 115: Mastercuts

06/16/2014 22:56:13 PM

This week the gang discuss their latest trades in the Bad Karma Body Count Celebrity Death Pool, Lee almost gets a haircut, and Jeremy talks about the recent addition to the DC Cinematic Universe. Jason breaks down some sweet new interviews ...

Episode 114: Whore Talk

06/09/2014 22:27:02 PM

This week, we get updates on the upcoming celebrity interviews from Jason and Icon vs Icon, like Gabriel Iglesias,Tesla, and Chris Jericho; the guys tackle the Net Neutrality thing; Jeremy brings us up to speed on the world of Zack Snyder; and ...

Episode 113: Insert Generic Title Here

06/02/2014 23:46:46 PM

This week the boys talk about Last Comic Standing, X-Men (WARING: LACED WITH DRUNKEN SPOILERS), Finding Bigfoot meeting Turtleman, Reading Rainbow Or: How We Learn to Profit From Our Nostalgia, Personal Taste Or: Why Is Jeremy Such A Judgemental ...

Episode 112: No You See Me To See You Required

05/27/2014 20:09:22 PM

This week Jeremy dials up 911, Jason goes snake hunting and finds Jake the Snake Roberts, and Lee proves he knows nothing about history by seeming to believe Joseph Stalin was Italian. They also talk about the tired practice of shooting video ...

Episode 111: Taut Men In Tight Pants

05/20/2014 19:50:40 PM

This week we find out about Lee’s secret Swamp Thing past, Jason talks wrestling and tells a few snake-hunting tales, and Jeremy puts on his armor made of Affleck and takes a stand in the land of bat fans, and he lays some praise onto the ...

Episode 110b: No More Fakin’ It, This Time In Life We’re Breakin’ It

05/12/2014 17:26:12 PM

This week on Acid Pop Cult, Wilford Brimley finds a new whore, Jason talks about his interview with Shabba-Doo Quinones of Breakin’, The Kids in the Hall, Monty Python, and Animal House are topics of conversation, and the trio try to remember ...

Episode 110: …In Space

05/05/2014 08:24:35 AM

This week the guys talk about Jesus the performer, and his trouble keeping a good agent; Cloris Leachman denies Jason’s sausage, and he gives her the boot; Jeremy talks about baby sex; Lee is often incoherent and doesn’t know when to sh ...

Episode 108: Jeremy Goes to the Hospital

04/28/2014 22:53:10 PM

Jeremy takes us on a journey to the ER where his testicles were stretched and beaten mercilessly, and Lee threatens to ditch cable in favor of digital subscription services as a means of being more frugal and screwing over The Man. There is ...

#ReadAnFnBookFridays: Psycho Proctologists and the Flaming Buttholes of Doom, by W.W. Pecker

04/25/2014 11:02:10 AM

Just as a good headline will get clicks on a blog post, whether it’s any good or not, the Psycho Proctologists and the Flaming Buttholes of Doom lured me in for a closer look when I was browsing on Amazon. Fortunately, this was one of those ...

Episode 107: Knowing When to End the Episode, But Just Not Caring. That Takes Balls.

04/23/2014 00:37:35 AM

This week the boys chat about some fun things that will make your butt bleed with laughter. Lee chats up a sweet doc about Michael Alig, whom was the subject of the film Party Monster. Jeremy talks about problems with dropping expensive phones. ...

#ReadAnFnBookFridays: Rico Slade Will Fucking Kill You by Bradley Sands

04/18/2014 07:40:17 AM

Rico Slade don’t take no shit from nobody. Rico Slade won’t let anybody stand in the way of what he wants. Rico Slade might be a lunatic. Rico Slade might also be the result of an actor in the midst of a mental breakdown. Rico Slade Will ...

Why Don’t You Kill Your Selfie?

04/16/2014 12:59:06 PM

There comes a time in every pop culture fad’s life, when it has to look itself in the mirror, stare into its own soul, and decide whether it’s time to call it quits. That time is now for the “selfie.” Having seen and heard the word ...

Episode 106: A Double Barrel Blast of Laughs to the Face

04/14/2014 20:57:16 PM

This week the boys talk about a lot of cool stuff. What stuff you ask? Well, here is a list of keywords that should persuade you to tune in… Scarlette Johansson, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Chef, Lucy, Friday the 13th: The Final ...

Gary Busey Swaps Wives With Preacher, Gets Burned at the Stake

04/11/2014 17:53:40 PM

Gary Busey is an entertainer of the highest order. Irrefutable evidence of this comes in the form of my watching of an entire episode of Celebrity Wife Swap recently. I was caught in Gary Busey’s S-P-E-L-L — Special Powers of Entertainingly ...

#ReadAnFnBookFridays: ‘Cannibal Fat Camp’ by Mark C. Scioneaux & David C. Hayes

04/11/2014 15:11:45 PM

I’m a fat guy, and I have been a fat guy for more than a decade now. Being a fat person comes with a lot more baggage than just the few extra pounds that is wedged here and hanging there. It not only wears you down physically, but unless you’re ...

Being James Brown is Hard to Do, Good Luck ‘Get on Up’

04/08/2014 11:50:10 AM

Look out, there’s a James Brown biopic due to hit theaters in August. Trailers for Get on Up are already starting to pop up on TV stations, meaning the hype squad behind this flick are preparing to be some of the hardest working hype people ...

Episode 105: Inside Jeremy Jason Lee

04/07/2014 20:54:40 PM

This week the boys chat up the new Coen Brother flick “Inside Llewyn Davis” and update everyone on the Bad Karma Body Count. But first, Jeremy gets heated over VHS enthusiasts, Jason updates us on some Icon Vs Icon news, and Lee chats up ...

Is the Pono an Audiophiliactic Phony?

04/04/2014 16:26:47 PM

Nearly 16,000 people have ponied up almost $5.5 million for the Pono Music Player’s Kickstarter campaign, which will come to a close April 15. That is a surprising amount of support for a product designed to play high quality, lossless audio ...

#ReadAnFnBookFridays: The Road Warriors: Danger, Death, and the Rush of Wrestling By Joe Laurinaitis

04/04/2014 09:34:44 AM

I wasn’t going to include this book in our weekly #ReadAnFnBookFridays initiative, but then i learned Wrestlemania was this weekend, April 6, 2014, so I relented on my intended omission. Way back in 2011, Joe Laurinaitis, aka Road Warrior ...

Jack White Secretly Wishes He Was in Karma to Burn

04/01/2014 16:37:15 PM

If it’s not some kind of big April Fool’s joke, Jack White is gonna be putting out a new album in June, and he released the first track for our listening pleasure. The track, High Ball Stepper, is an instrumental track that dances between ...

Episode 104: You Can’t Do That On Podcasts

03/31/2014 13:03:37 PM

This week the boys talk about Greg Proops, Krystle Cole and NeuroSoup, Phantasm V. Jason and Lee give a Death Pool update, discuss the coolness of Doug Stanhope, and Jeremy doesn’t see the problem with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles trailer ...

Hamsterdamned! – This week’s #ReadAnFnBookFridays Book

03/28/2014 12:17:20 PM

Over the past few years I’ve finally managed to shake the book snobbery a college education can instill in a young person interested in literature, and I’ve learned to love quirky tales without a hint of pretension anywhere in them. Thank ...

First Season of You Can’t Do That on Television Aired Live, And Never Again

03/28/2014 11:14:06 AM

Honestly, I don’t know much about Roger Price, creator of You Can’t Do That on Television, but in this video featuring the very first episode of You Can’t Do That on Television, and clips of Price’s earlier work in England leading up ...

‘You Can’t Do That on Television’ Still Has Laughs, Just No DVD Release

03/26/2014 17:11:51 PM

Before the bell saved Zack and Slater, and before everything was explained by Clarissa or even long before Amanda showed herself by throwing her bong out the window, there was You Can’t Do That on Television. There haven’t been many shows ...

Episode 103: Drunk Podcats

03/23/2014 21:53:37 PM

This week Lee asks the boys for some advice, Jeremy gets too smashed to host (again), and Jason doesn’t have 17 Icon Vs Icon interviews to update us about. Some other stuff was talked about, but I haven’t listened back to post a proper ...

A Special #ReadAnFnBookFridays With Charles Bukowski

03/21/2014 14:42:45 PM

I tried reading a book for this week’s post, per usual, but ditched the idea when I realized the book I was trying to read sucked, and I don’t want to feature books that suck on #ReadAnFnBookFridays. I hate having to rip into someone else’s ...

Smoke or Fire, This Week’s #APCNewToMe Band

03/21/2014 10:41:09 AM

This week’s #APCNewToMe band was recommended by Jeremy L. Morrison, one of my co-hosts on the Acid Pop Cult podcast. We often pick on Jeremy because of his NOFX love, and frequent mentions of them on the show, which really doesn’t even happen ...

Isn’t It Time We Stop Making Illustrated Women Fight Crime With Their Tits Out, And Put Them Back In The Kitchen Where They Belong?

03/20/2014 15:32:59 PM

Fair Warning: Opinions Ahead If I knew I was about to walk out my front door, get into my car, and drive across town to fight someone, I would like to think I would dress appropriately for the confrontation .Given one never knows how a fight ...

Episode 102: One For The Ladies

03/17/2014 22:26:07 PM

This week Jeremy tries to explain why he doesn’t dig Robert Rodriguez’s flicks. Jason tells us what he’s got going on over at Icon Vs. Icon and tells us about his trip to Monster Mania. Lee brings the funny, tells us about some viny

Warp Time With ‘Comedy Without a Net’ From The Nerdist

03/17/2014 10:28:58 AM

Chris Hardwick is such a media whore, I sometimes think he has his own Tardis which allows him to be on a dozen shows at the same time. To be fair, if I had the opportunity to be the kind of media whore he is, I’d climb naked over an electric ...

#ReadAnFnBookFridays: The Importance of Being Ernest: The Life of Jim Varney (The Stuff Vern Doesn’t Even Know)

03/14/2014 15:48:08 PM

Jim Varney was consumed by the desire to perform, and over time he proved to everyone he was damn good at it. He could have done anything, and did in his early days, but he eventually became the integral part of a marketing machine that not ...

Amish Mafia Reminds Me of Dear Old ‘Mom and Dad’

03/12/2014 14:37:08 PM

Well, season three of Amish Mafia is well underway, and one thing is clear this time around, the producers, writers, and directors of the show, have just stopped giving a fuck. If the ratings are any indication, viewers might have stopped giving ...

Episode 101: Girls Like Game Show Network, Boys Like Girls

03/10/2014 23:13:32 PM

This week Jeremy and Lee talk about things that would make their 15 year old selves proud that they never grew up.  Episode 101: Girls Like Game Show Network, Boys Like Girls Tagged: Acid Pop Cult, Girls, IWA East Coast Wrestling, Jeremy L. ...

It Sounds Good to Me! #SnubsByAPC

03/06/2014 17:32:54 PM

Sound. Most of us take it for granted, but as we’ve discussed on the show in the past, it can make or break your film. The Academy knows this and that is why they have deemed it acceptable to have not one, but two categories at Hollywood ...

This Week’s #APCNewToMe: Mountain Sprout

03/06/2014 13:02:01 PM

We used to do a segment on the podcast called the Redneck Report. I’m not sure how exactly it got started, or how I was nominated to be the redneck, but it was and so was I. I’ve always contended that I am not a redneck, and in fact, despite ...

Horror Films Deserve More Respect From the Academy

03/05/2014 22:58:10 PM

“Out there, just beyond the far reaches of the fire light, there is something that will kill you,” could very well be the first story ever told. If it wasn’t the first story ever told, you can bet that it wasn’t far behind it. Take a ...

Office Space – No Respect for Laughter #SnubsByAPC

03/03/2014 21:26:55 PM

The Show: 72nd Academy Awards (click the link for a full list of winners) The Host: Billy Crystal The Snub: Office Space (1999) with ZERO nominations! The Scoop: American Beauty took 5 Oscars home this year which included beating out The Green ...

Episode 100: Still the Best Podcast You’ve Never Heard

03/03/2014 20:24:32 PM

This week the boys are joined by Parker Bowman and Jason Frisbie of Pool Party Radio in celebration of APC’s 100th episode! Take a walk down memory lane with us as we give inside scoops to our favorite episodes and relive how this show got ...

Oscars Snubs Week Begins

03/03/2014 18:05:14 PM

It’s over! It’s over! It’s over! Gravity delivered hard body shots all night long, and had every other nominee up against the ropes when the final round, the Best Picture, round, got underway. Then with one blow, Gravity was face down ...

28 For 28 The Lost Episodes: Day 8 – Jim Kelly

02/28/2014 14:58:16 PM

While we have made it a point to stay away from Fred Williamson, Jim Brown, Richard Roundtree, Pam Grier, and Ron O’Neal in oru 28 For 28 project, because even people who know nothing about blaxploitation typically have some idea who they ...

28 For 28: 28 Days of Blaxploitation Legends – Day 28, Jeannie Bell

02/28/2014 12:38:35 PM

If my count is correct, Jeannie Bell is the eighth woman to appear on our 28 For 28 list of blaxploitation legends, and when it comes to the number of blaxploitation films she appeared in, she was among the busiest of the era. Just to reiterate ...

28 For 28: 28 Days of Blaxploitation Legends – Day 27, Teresa Graves

02/27/2014 17:00:51 PM

Teresa Graves is another actor who didn’t do a lot of blaxploitation films, but her impact in the roles she did do is significant. Graves’s biggest claim to fame is converting the concepts used in the films featuring powerful, ass-kicking, ...

The Hammer Needs Your Help, Don’t Let Fred Williamson Down

02/26/2014 10:21:05 AM

Original Gangstas 2: Old School Gangstas Forget THE EXPENDABLES, the old school has returned to kick @$$ and take names! Has anyone ever setup an Indiegogo campaign to fund a contribution to another Indiegogo campaign just to hit an especially ...

28 For 28: 28 Days of Blaxploitation Legends – Day 26, William Marshall

02/26/2014 09:36:31 AM

By the end of William Marshall’s career, he had compiled a resume that would make nearly every actor working today envious. He was never a superstar like the big box office draws, or even TV’s leading actors, but he was damn good. He appeared ...

28 For 28: 28 Days of Blaxploitation Legends – Day 25, Rosalind Cash

02/25/2014 06:14:01 AM

Rosalind Cash worked steadily from her debut in Klute with Jane Fonda, until her death from cancer in 1995, the year of her final film role, which was Tales From the Hood. Cash made a huge splash alongside Charlton Heston in The Omega Man before ...

Episode 99: Ninja Rappin’ Like School Girls at the Gathering While Showing Our Tits for a Six Pack of Faygo

02/24/2014 20:46:26 PM

This week Jeremy, Lee, and Jason talk about Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Mac & Cheese, Vanilla Ice, ICP, and a movie Jeremy worked on that will probably never see the light of day. Episode 99: Ninja Rappin’ Like School Girls at the Gathering ...

28 For 28: 28 Days of Blaxploitation Legends – Day 24, James Earl Jones

02/24/2014 13:38:37 PM

Before lending his voice to the man in black in Episodes IV, V, VI and III, of the Star Wars series, James Earl Jones was a pseudo-blaxploitation star. I say pseudo because classifying some of his films as blaxploitation is probably inaccurate. ...

28 For 28: 28 Days of Blaxploitation Legends – Day 23, Julius Harris

02/23/2014 19:25:09 PM

I don’t know whether to say Julius Harris had the face of a movie gangster, or whether movie gangsters over the years have aspired to have a face like his. It’s the proverbial chicken and egg scenario as far as I’m concerned. At the risk ...

28 for 28: 28 Days of Blaxploitation Legends – Day 22, Carol Speed

02/22/2014 11:00:09 AM

Carol Speed was one of the premier ladies of the blaxploitation era, appearing in seven movies in just two years. Unfortunately, like many other leading women of the genre, she was typically cast as the male lead’s love interest, but occasionally ...

#ReadAnFnBookFridays: Vampire Guts in Nuke Town by Kevin Strange

02/21/2014 14:10:25 PM

Ok, so I’ve been in a bit of a rut when it comes to reading, but it’s a rut I’m enjoying, so what am I gonna do about it, huh? Over the past few weeks, I’ve read several titles from Strangehouse Books, and I’m back with another one ...

28 For 28: 28 Days of Blaxploitation Legends – Day 21, Scatman Crothers

02/21/2014 10:00:20 AM

Close your eyes and listen for the Scatman laughing. It’s quick, but I know it’ll jump out at you. Scatman Crothers has one of the most distinct voices in cinema history. It only takes the utterance of just a few syllables to know it’s ...

28 For 28: 28 Days of Blaxploitation Legends – Day 20, Roger E. Mosley

02/20/2014 12:00:13 PM

Roger E. Mosley has a face you can’t forget. I don’t know what it is about him, but he just has one of those faces to me. It is distinctive. So much so, every time I see him in a movie, I impulsively point at the screen and yell out, “Oh, ...

#APCNewToMe: Joe Buck Yourself

02/20/2014 04:48:43 AM

I’ve been casually familiar with the Legendary Shack Shakers, and have been for quite some time now. The band occasionally came through my little nowhere town and played a few shows here and there. I’m very familiar with Hank III. I wouldn’t ...

I’m With Coco, Again: A Forever Love Story

02/20/2014 02:44:30 AM

I was proudly part of #TeamCoCo when the chips were down, and it looked like a great creative mind was getting hosed by a major television network. I wasn’t a supporter just because CoCo was getting hosed by NBC, a giant corporate devil who ...

28 For 28: 28 Days of Blaxploitation Legends – Day 19, Richard Lawson

02/19/2014 12:00:09 PM

Richard Lawson has played a lot of roles in his career, but it could be argued some of his best came during the blaxploitation era. Two roles in particular stand out from the rest of Lawson’s 1970s resume, and those are Scream Blacula Scream ...

28 For 28: 28 Days of Blaxploitation Legends – Day 18, Leon Isaac Kennedy

02/18/2014 09:50:09 AM

Leon Isaac Kennedy played several small-time parts before pushing his way into a starring roles in features custom-made for him. By the time he did start getting lead roles, the blaxploitation movement’s popularity already stalled out and ...

Episode 98: Offensive Behavior

02/17/2014 21:56:01 PM

This week Jeremy and Jason welcome Lee back with open arms and moistened thighs as they embrace their misogyny, analyze stereotypes while dining at Outback Steakhouse, briefly ponder the length of Leonardo DiCaprio’s penis, talk about alc ...

28 For 28: 28 Days of Blaxploitation Legends – Day 17, Vonetta McGee

02/17/2014 12:00:49 PM

Vonetta McGee was one of the go-to ladies during the height of the blaxploitation explosion of the early 1970s. She appeared in five films in just two years. In all but one of those films Vonetta was the love interest of the leading male character. ...

28 For 28: 28 Days of Blaxploitation Legends – Day 16, Thalmus Rasulala

02/16/2014 10:12:03 AM

Thalmus Rasulala has one of the coolest names in history. Rasulala. Thalmus Rasulala. I dig it. Thalmus is truly a blaxploitation legend. He has fought off Blacula. He has committed a jewel heist with noble intentions. He has put on a suit and ...

28 for 28: Day 15 – Glynn Turman

02/15/2014 15:24:22 PM

Unlike a lot of actors who appeared in several blaxploitation movies during their career, Glynn Turman was never really typecast as being a cop, detective, pimp, or drug dealer. He could be anything. He could be a gangster-spirit-possessed college ...

28 For 28: 28 Days of Blaxploitation Legends – Day 14 – Antonio Fargas

02/14/2014 18:17:42 PM

Antonio Fargas is one of the most well-known blaxploitation actors not named Pam Grier, Fred Williamson, or Jim Brown, even if not everyone really knows his name. For many, all you have to say is he’s that guy from I’m Gonna Git You Sucka ...

28 for 28: 28 Days of Blaxploitation Legends – Day 13 – Gloria Hendry

02/13/2014 22:27:44 PM

In the blaxploitation universe Gloria Hendry played the girlfriend of the most popular leading men in the business. She was on hte arm of Fred Williamson in Black Caesar and Hell Up in Harlem. She was by the side of Jim Kelly in Black Belt Jones. ...

28 For 28: Day 12, Moses Gunn

02/12/2014 17:20:40 PM

Moses Gunn played the role of Bumpy Jonas, a character who belongs in the Blaxploitation Movie Gangster Hall of Fame, in the first two Shaft movies. Bumpy was a bad guy, but Bumpy wasn’t all bad. He did try to do some good for the community ...

28 For 28: Day 11, Rudy Challenger

02/11/2014 22:35:05 PM

Looking back on Rudy Challenger’s work, it always seemed like he was in the background as the beginning, but became a key player by the end of it. He wasn’t a leading man during the blaxploitation era, but Challenger made a nice career out ...

#APCNewToMe Cheater’s Edition: Hard Working Americans and Scott H. Biram

02/11/2014 17:44:42 PM

There has been a lull in our effort to find a new band every week, and there’s good reason for that. The past few weeks, I’ve been consumed with new music from musicians I’ve known about for quite some time. It hasn’t left much time ...

Episode 97: Idris Elba’s Hips Don’t Lie (And Jeremy’s Startin’a Get a Bone)

02/10/2014 19:23:20 PM

This week Jeremy and Jason are joined by Chris while Lee takes time away to puke and poop a lot. Jason preps us for the upcoming trade and add/drop round in the Bad Karma Body Count, Chris reviews the new Supersuckers and Viogression releases, ...

28 For 28: Day 10, Tamara Dobson

02/10/2014 13:53:09 PM

(Apologies for getting off track this weekend. Illness struck and we weren’t ahead in the game. We’ll get caught up as the month continues. There will be 28.) Tamara Dobson was Cleopatra Jones, the US special agent hellbent on taking out ...

28 For 28: Day 7, D’Urville Martin

02/07/2014 13:31:38 PM

D’Urville Martin is one of those names that should be as familiar to movie fans as Fred Williamson, Jim Brown, and Richard Roundtree. Martin was seemingly in everything at the height of the blaxploitation niche in the mid 1970s, but it was ...

28 For 28: Day 6, Godfrey Cambridge

02/06/2014 12:36:38 PM

Godfrey Cambridge found his groove as Gravedigger Jones, the cop who just won’t take no stuff from nobody, and simply has no love for the criminal set. The comedian turned actor might have had his biggest impact in Melvin Van Peebles’s ...

I May Have Conquered My Everest – Accepting ‘Reality’ Shows

02/05/2014 13:48:24 PM

The new medication the doc put me on is working small miracles already and it’s only been two weeks since I started taking it. It’s hard to tell where this psychological experiment will end, but for now, i believe it to be the reason I’ve ...

28 For 28 Continues: Day 5, John Daniels

02/05/2014 12:55:52 PM

Why John Daniels didn’t appear in more films of the 1970s is intriguing when you see how good what little work was when he did do it.  John Daniels is among just a handful of actors included in our 28 For 28 list who made a major impact in ...

28 For 28: 28 Days of Blaxploitation Legends, Day 4 Max Julien

02/04/2014 16:47:36 PM

There are a handful of films that most commonly cited as the gateway to blaxploitation for the average viewer. The most popular of those seem to be titles like Shaft, Super Fly, Coffy, Car Wash, or The Mack. All of them are great films, and ...

Episode 96: One of the Good Ones

02/03/2014 21:05:49 PM

‘By Definition’ is back, folks, but this time we have Jason Price with us as we travel down the Blaxploitation soul train of awesome! First, Lee updates us on the water situation in West Virginia, Jason wins the first annual APC Beat Box ...

28 For 28: 28 Days of Blaxploitation Legends, Day 3 Bernie Casey

02/03/2014 14:30:11 PM

Bernie Casey was yet another professional football player of the late 1960s and early 1970s to go Hollywood and leave NFL behind. Bernie Casey might not have the name recognition power of Jim Brown, he didn’t lack a powerful screen presence. ...

28 For 28: 28 Days of ‘Blaxploitation’ Legends – No. 2 Marki Bey

02/02/2014 10:24:04 AM

Watching this Bo Jackson blast always gets me teary eyed. What does Bo Jackson have to do with Marki Bey? Marki Bey is the Bo Jackson of the acting world. She didn’t play for long, but in just a few short years she did things that might never ...

28 For 28: 28 Days of ‘Blaxploitation’ Legends – No. 1 Yaphet Kotto

02/01/2014 08:05:42 AM

Yaphet Kotto is one of those actors who had the chops to transcend the blaxploitation era, and honestly, he never quite received the accolades he was due. In fact, He began his acting career right before the blaxploitation explosion, and at ...

#ReadAnFnBookFridays: ‘McHumans’ by Kevin Strange

01/31/2014 12:17:00 PM

When Ricky isn’t banging the crippled girl in the dead body cooler of the human butcher shop, he’s trying to save the human race from becoming fast food for Cthulu and his minions.  In the world Kevin Strange, of Strangehouse Books, created ...

#ReadAnFnBookFridays: ‘The Dick’ by Jimmy Pudge

01/31/2014 11:30:23 AM

One thing we all need to remember is just because the digital version of a book doesn’t cost $7.99 or more, doesn’t mean it sucks. All that usually means is it’s either a writer who doesn’t have the support of maga-publisher behind them, ...

’28 For 28: 28 Days of Blaxploitation Legends’ Begins Feb 1

01/30/2014 14:56:02 PM

Blaxploitation films don’t get the accolades they deserve from some movie junkies and cinema historians, so for the second year in a row, we’re going to feature the films of the genre and the actors who made them as our contribution to Black ...

I’ve Got a Bad Case of the Laugh Track Blues

01/29/2014 15:39:28 PM

I hate being in a social situation where everyone around me bursts into laughter at something I’ve apparently missed. My gut reaction is to wonder why everyone is laughing at me. If I’m the only one not laughing, then that has to be the ...

Episode 95: Where Do Those Duke Boys Get Their Wonderful Toys

01/27/2014 14:48:57 PM

This week Jason Price revives the previously abandoned Beer of the Week with a high class selection, Jeremy and Lee argue about which car is better, The General Lee or the Batmobile, and Jeremy shares his love of Law & Order: SVU… But only ...

#APCNewToMe: Blood for Blood

01/27/2014 11:01:35 AM

I’ll be honest, I’ve never been a big fan of most bands I’ve heard who call Victory Records home. As I’ve said before, this isn’t a slight on them, it’s just most of the “hardcore” bands I’ve been familiar with over the years ...

Episode 94: Bruno Mars Has Tranny Face (That’s the Only Thing Jeremy Likes About Him)

01/20/2014 14:02:38 PM

Top Ten Celebrities Voted Most Likely to Die by Bad Karma Body Count Death Poolers

01/16/2014 13:27:27 PM

The year has officially started for the Bad Karma Body Count Celebrity Death Pool. Now that the picks are in, and the numbers have been crunched, we have come up with the list of celebrities voted most likely to die in 2014 by BKBC mourners. ...

#APCNewToMe: WookieFoot

01/15/2014 21:59:49 PM

As I often do, I was browsing through the suggestions curated for me by Spotify’s algorithm, when I stumbled onto a square that said, “You listened to Sublime this week, want to try WookieFoot?” WookieFoot has been around for quite a while, ...