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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Episode LVII: Indiana Dave and the Podcast of the Crystal Skull

Sometimes, when Mike and d$ have Hurricane Rhett in the studio, Mike and d$ sit back and ask themselves "What could be better than having one Barnett on the show?"  That question was answered for us on The Deucecast Episode LVII:  Indiana Dave and the Podcast of the Crystal Skull... the answer to that age-old query of "What is better than one Barnett" is quite simply... "Two Barnetts".

That's right, Hurricane Rhett and his boo Amarylis join us in studio to crack wise, get funny with the ha ha and add to what is already an exceptional hour and change in podcast excellence. 

Its the 1980s Borat!  What a country!!!
The group kicks off the show with discussions on losing power... taking the kids to Atlanta... the new Earth Fare healthy supermarket... the alternatives to Scotty's space burial... visiting Branson, Missouri... and the crime of missing Yakov Smirnoff...

Other topics discuss more Star Wars... a Twitter slap from Charlie to Jack... a viewing of Tower Heist... the box office prowess of The Avengers... and the return of one of Mikey's favorite kiddy cartoons.

Mikey brings the crappy music once again with more Alabama Shakes... and d$ continues his Buried Treasure series with Part II of the Forgotten American Treasures with a huge group from the 80s that is largely missing from America's current culture. 

Rhett's Rants blows through the studio like a Hurricane, and once again, no one is disappointed... topics this time include gated communities... cute animals on Facebook... grown men and their ponytails... inspirational captions on Facebook... and pretty much any stay-at-home mom with too much time on their hands when it comes to Facebook postings all day long. 

The Big Three jumps in on more misery with the worst acting performances we've ever seen, including stellar bad turns from the likes of Kevin Costner... Tom Hanks... Vince Vaughn... and even the likes of legends like Gary Oldman and Morgan Freeman... oh, and somebody doing a horrible Michael Jackson impersonation.  Too soon?

Don't forget to join us next week when Steph Rector makes her return appearance, with our Big Three being Favorite Happy Songs.  Plus, another edition of Forgotten American Treasures from d$, more crap from Mikey... and more fun in The Deucecast Episode LVIII: The Podcast Identity


Mike's Music Minute: Boys & Girls - Alabama Shakes

Dave's Buried Treasure: 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best Of The Jets

The Big 3: The One Where We Discuss The Worst Acting Performances Ever:
Dave's Choice - Howie Long in Broken Arrow [Blu-ray]
Mike's Choice - David Caruso in Jade [Blu-ray]
Rhett's Choice Tom Hanks in Apollo 13 (15th Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray]
Amarilys's Choice - Michael Jackson in This Is It [Blu-ray]

Roundtable Randomness:
Yakov Smirnoff - Just Off The Boat: Recorded Live In Branson, Missouri 1994
Men in Black (+ UltraViolet Digital Copy) [Blu-ray]

Friday, May 25, 2012

Episode LVI: Indiana Tommy & the Podcast Crusade

Once again, its time.  Its time for music.  Its time for music.  Its time for Drew.  Its time... for... The Deucecast Episode LVI:  Indiana Mikey and the Podcast Crusade!

Right off the bat, we drink a little... thats drinking some Vitamin Fizz, by the way, which is better than you might think.  Jumping into the week, Mikey discusses his zoo adventures, Drew talks about his crazy weekend travels and d$ has more sleepy trouble with caring for an infant.  We also riff on The B in Apt 23... Veep... the upcoming Hatfield & McCoys... James Doohan in Space... GI Joe's release date... and does Superman II hold up anymore? 

Wil Wheaton becomes a topic of discussion, somehow... as does the trouble with Seal's lyrics... Cub Scouts, Webelos and Eagle Scouts... the trouble with Facebook and its possible legacy (AOL, anyone?)... and in a Nerd Alert, we answer the question, which is a higher ranking:  A Star Trek Ensign, or a Star Trek Junior Grade? 

Its a very music heavy episode, as Mikey's Music Crap takes on The Shins and John Mayer...  d$ begins his five part Americana Series for The Buried Treasure with an acting legend... and our Big Three Favorite Soundracks include music from Pulp Fiction... You've Got Mail... Phenomenon... and The Crow.  And in a "how did we get here", we go from Nelson to Nilsson to a Bible Study highjacking of "Peaceful Easy Feeling" by The Eagles.

Mikey also does the unthinkable, and craps all over John Williams and his music.  Because the themes to Jaws, Indiana Jones, Star Wars and Forrest Gump sound exactly alike.  Right?  Right.

And next week, we welcome in Hurricane Rhett as we discuss The Big Three Worst Acting Performance Ever... Mikey has more crappy music... and Part II of The Buried Treasure Americana Series... thats all on The Deucecast Episode LVII:  Indiana Dave & the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull!

Mike's Music Minute:

Port Of Morrow - The Shins

Dave's Buried Treasure:

Randy Travis Movies

The Big 3: The One Where We Discuss Our Favorite Movie Soundtracks:

Dave's Choice - Sleepless In Seattle: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Drew's Choice - High Fidelity: Original Soundtrack
Mike's Choice - The Crow Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Was John Williams a hack? You'll have to decide that on your own.

Roundtable Randomness:

Superman II - The Richard Donner Cut [Blu-ray]
Drive (+ UltraViolet Digital Copy) [Blu-ray]
After The Rain - Nelson
Personal Best: The Harry Nilsson Anthology

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Episode LV: Indiana Mike & the Podcast of Doom

It's another fantastic show... and this time, we're taking it back to the old school, cause we're old fools who are so cool... Mikey and Dave, sans Third Host, take on The Deucecast Ep LV: Indiana Mike & the Podcast of Doom.

We kick off the show with Mikey's dental woes... his day at the park... his moronic dog and her water issues... and ballpark shenanigans... d$ has his own sleeplessness issues, with a 5 1/2 month old... and how do you get a baby to sleep in the crib?

Also on the show, discussions about George Lucas' thumbing his nose at the neighbors... the TV Upfronts... new shows like "Revolution" and "Last Resort"... a little ditty called "Hughes the Force"... the curse of John Connor takes on Nick Stahl... A combined Demi Lovato/Britney Spears watch... the passing of Donna Summer... Kutcher gets Punk'd again... movies like "Colombiana"... "The Conspirator"... and the brilliance of "American History X", plus the strangeness of director Wim Wenders...

An actor so talented, we titled a game after him... you should see the
picture I almost used...
The Big Three dives into the Blu Rays you need to go to Amazon.com and purchase right now... a great, all wet Buried Treasure... Mike and his Music Crap with a capital D...

And how do you play The Ryan Phillippe Game?  Listen and find out.  How many Richard Dreyfus movies can you name? 

Next week... the guys come back with more, and d$ starts A Buried Treasure: American Icon series... plus more music and movies and more!  That's on The Deucecast Ep LVI: Indiana Tommy and the Podcast Crusade

Mike's Music Minute:

Tenacious D [Explicit] - Tenacious D
The Pick Of Destiny [Explicit] - Tenacious D

Albums You Should Buy This Week that Came Out This Week:
Rize Of The Fenix [Explicit] - Tenacious D

Dave's Buried Treasures:

The River Wild [Blu-ray]
White Water Summer

The Big 3: The One Where We Discuss DVD/Blu-Rays You Must Own:

Dave's Choice - Almost Famous: The Director's Cut
Mike's Choice (To No One's Surprise) - Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Episodes I-VI) [Blu-ray]

Roundtable Randomness:

American History X [Blu-ray]
The Conspirator (Deluxe Edition) [Blu-ray]
On The 6 - Jennifer Lopez

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Ep LIV: Podcast of the Lost Ark

Welcome back to the 54th episode of The Deucecast, where the guys take on The Avengers, Robin Thicke music and even more...

We kick off the show with Mikey's 7th anniversary, following by his and Tommy the Producer's adventure in Overnight Geocaching after the Schaeffer Crawfish Boil Media Cast Pass recap... and where did Mikey's Boba Fett LEGO keychain go?  Find out in this episode...

d$ then kicks off a new venture, by introducing Disney On a Dollar, as he jumps into the world of Disney Vacation Planning!  Email disneyonadollar@gmail.com for help with your Disney trip! 

A great Buried Treasure unearths the legendary American Icon John Schneider and his wonderful music, with such great tunes as "Country Girls" and "What's a Memory Like You (doing in a love like this)"... Drewski takes on a great topic in The Smorg, with a discussion on expecations in movies and how it affects your liking or disliking of a particular movie, everything from Zombieland to Passion of the Christ to a big The Avengers vs The Dark Knight discussion.

The Big Three takes on our favorite movie experiences, covering such masterpieces as Back to the Future Part 3 to a Corey Haim classic to several Star Wars films.... and... Double O Kid.

More movies deeply discussed were The Doors and the new Star Trek film (Khaaaaaaan!) and Britney Spears' Crossroads and American Wedding...

And stick around after the ending music for a Spoiler Filled discussion on The Avengers and all its wonderful qualities.

Next week... Hurricane Rhett joins us for another great episode, and our Big Three takes on DVDs You Must Own, plus more Buried Treasure and, hopefully, a non-crawfish boil music minute from Mikey... that's on The Deucecast Episode LV: Alabama Mikey and the Podcast of Doom!

Mike's Music Minute:

How Do You Do - Mayer Hawthorne

Dave's Buried Treasure:

John Schneider's Greatest Hits

The Big 3: The One Where We Discuss Our Most Memorable Movie Watching Experiences in a Theater:

Dave's Choice - Scream [Blu-ray]
Drew's Choice - Star Trek - First Contact (Two-Disc Special Collector's Edition)
Mike's Choice - Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace

Roundtable Randomness:

The Double O Kid
Crossroads
Sherlock: Season One [Blu-ray]

Monday, May 7, 2012

2012 Schaeffer Crawfish Boil

For the 2012 Schaeffer Crawfish Boil, The Deucecast sent host Michael and producers Tommy and Shawn to the show. We had lotsa fun and took lotsa pictures. This is a gallery you MUST see!

Click on the photo to see more!!

The Schaeffer Crawfish Boil

Friday, May 4, 2012

Episode LIII: Podcast Encounters of the Deucecast Kind

Welcome back to The Deuce... take off your shoes, have a seat, put in your earbuds and follow along to the sounds of Mikey, d$, producer Shawn and our guest Dr. Earl as we give you the Fifty Third episode of the award winning podcast, Podcast Encounters of the Deucecast Kind.  When we say "awards", its a self created award for "Best Podcast with the Word 'Deucecast' in the Title".

We kick it off with Mikey discussing food, as he ventures to Buck's Pizza.... and shows his disdain for such things like "Car Eyelashes"... Dr. Earl and d$ give their love for The Epix Channel... Producer Shawn tells us of his new ride and his new job... and we get onto even better topics like Lifetime Movie Network's new logo... the new Batman trailer... a possible "Jericho" revival on Netflix (anyone care?)... The B in Apt 23... Tom Cruise in a Van Helsing reboot... and Fox's "The Choice", complete with a Love Handle... wait, what?

Mikey also goes on a tangent about Star Wars and Disney... interesting.

Where else can you get a review of Patrick Dempsey's
career?  The Deucecast, that's where!
We call upon old movies like "Days of Thunder"... "The Parent Trap" (the LiLo one, not the Hayley one)... "Sudden Death"... and even more in ReFlicktions... plus a new twist on The Movie Game is introduced.

Another Dying with Dr. Earl segment brings us the topic of "Savant Syndrome"... Mikey's Music brings forth the final Schaeffer Crawfish Boil preview... and a Buried Treasure digs up a true movie of value and quirk, one with a very young Cameron Diaz... Courtney B. Vance... and that Penner guy from Survivor... called "The Last Supper".

And finally... our favorite 80s films, including classics like "Gremlins"... "Raiders"... "Empire"... "Abyss".. and a whole lot more!

Coming Next Week.... Mikey brings back a full report and review of The Schaeffer Crawfish Boil in his Music Minute... we'll have Drew in the house with another movie smorg... and our Big Three is our favorite movie going experiences... You'll find this and more on The Deucecast Episode LIV: Podcast of the Lost Ark!

Mike's Music Minute:

Albums That Came Out This Week That You Should Buy This Week:
Little Broken Hearts - Norah Jones

Go to Schaeffer Eye Center Crawfish Boil on May 4-5 in Birmingham, AL featuring The Head And The Heart

Dave's Buried Treasure:

The Last Supper

The Big 3: The One Where We Discuss Our Favorite Movies of the 80's:

Dave's Choice - The Princess Bride (Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo in Blu-ray Packaging)
Dr. Earl's Choice - Amadeus: Director's Cut [Blu-ray]
Mike's Choice - Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (Special Edition)
Shawn's Choice - Star Wars, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (Widescreen Edition)

Roundtable Randomness:

Dave May Prefer This Version The Parent Trap Two-Movie Collection (The Parent Trap / The Parent Trap II) but to Mike this version is far better The Parent Trap (Special Edition)

Days of Thunder [Blu-ray]
Sudden Death

3D Car Eyelashes