Remember in 1985 when Coca Cola reformulated classic Coke and everyone hated it? We don’t either. Luckily, they changed it back. However, we got to try the 1985 reformulated coke(New Coke) during our show and ruminated on its flavors. As a side pairing of potentially disastrous flavor changes, we also ordered a couple of the newly formulated Pizza Hut Original Pan pizzas. Tune in for a sugar and starch filled episode…our 50th episode to be exact, AND, our 2 year show-anniversary!
In this wildly all-over-the-place episode we discuss a new direction for our podcast; putting a face to the name of the show, We Tried. We Failed. Bieber wants to fight Cruise, Blahdios opens for Boingo, Marc Mann steals the show from Prince, and the Synthwave scene grows ever bigger. Also, we drink a salt and black currant beer from Sufferfest. Check it out!
In this episode we review Dumbo, an animated film we didn’t know needed to be remade, but done by masterful storyteller Tim Burton, and with accompanying music by his faithful colleague and one of our heroes, Danny Elfman. We also talk about Elfman’s upcoming Violin Concerto as well as other Burton/Elfman/Oingo Boingo things… Grab a beer and enjoy!
This week our hosts talk about the recent deaths in not just Hollywood, but Music, as well as some sad news regarding Americas favorite gameshow host, as well as some other news of people leaving longheld posts.. Dont worry, it’s not a sad episode. We drink: Stone Brewing Co, Grapefruit Slam IIPA.
Our planned special guest had to reschedule and we already had set up everything, so we had to wing it. We discuss movies and which sequels might be better than the first. Also, the Oscars reverse their position on dropped categories. We drink a new beer as well…Tractor Farmer.
In this, our 45th episode, we discuss the recent snub from the Oscars broadcast of some categories that make up the very nature of cinema itself – Editing and Cinematography. We take some a fan email, and we drink some Stone Brewing Beer! Check it out and let us know what you think!
Happy New Year! Thanks for tuning in for the past couple years! We wax nostalgic about the 2019 Oscars, our resolutions for ourselves and the show, the “Tarantino 10”, and lastly we take a question from one of our listeners: “The Best quote of the 1980’s”. Its a quick 45 minute listen. We drink Deschutes Fresh Haze.
In this hastily put together episode we discuss the new Netflix Kurt Russell Christmas Movie, The Christmas Chronicles. We also do a bit of Christmas holiday trivia and discuss some other Christmas-y stuff… Topped off by some Anchor Brewing Holiday Ale, its not a bad show!
We took a few months off! We didn’t want to, but with our work schedule, it just felt right… We talk about some special engagements, up and coming movies, and some music we’ve been digging’ lately! Check it out! This weeks beer: Firestone Lager.
In this exciting and quick episode we breeze over Predator movie, The Midnight in concert, as well as do some 80/90’s trivia. We drink we beer from Rogue brewing up in Oregon, and we talk about a new show coming up that we are working on. Its a quick episode, but just as entertaining as they all are… or are they?
Big Episode 40! We interview a musician we both admire immensely, Mr. John Avila – Bassist, Producer, as well as all round cool dude! We also attend Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Smashing Pumpkins and John Williams concerts as well. Its been a busy week, but definitely worth a listen! Check it out!
This week we are excited to host an interview with none other than NY Times bestselling author Steve Alten of the Meg series of the books, which recently was turned into a summer blockbuster! We also talk a bit about Sharkinator Beer from Lost Coast Brewing(How fitting!).
We’re back after a brief hiatus. Where did episode 37 go? Who knows. We chat: Bruce Willis, more Moviepass, Jaws @ The Hollywood Bowl, Disney, James Gunn, AMC. Also drinking Arkansas beers this episode! Its a really good episode, check it out!
In this episode we meet up with our good friend Jared of the On Location w/Jared Podcast. We both are celebrating our 1-year anniversaries of our P-Casts! Also: The 2018 summer Valley Drive-In. The “Connors”. Anthony Bourdain. JackiO in the valley on 6/27/18! AMC Movie Pass. And we drink a coconut beer. Check it out!
In this riveting episode we discuss the new Star Wars movie, SOLO. But before that, we talk about the Whisky of Scotland, and, of course we pivot into the Roseanne debacle… We also drink the grossest beer we’ve had yet!
This episode is our review of Deadpool 2. We also try Bud Light Orange… We review a Blahdios, Boingo and Chaki show at the Whiskey. A trivia rematch… Grab a beer and enjoy it!
The very amazing Steve Bartek(Strawberry Alarm Clock, JackiO, Oingo Boingo, and Film Orchestrator), stops by the show to talk all things scoring, orchestrating, and flute and guitar playing with us. Check it out!
This week the boyos went to check out a not-so-new movie – RAMPAGE! Who will win in this weeks movie trivia rematch? They also talk about a special tiny performace from Tash Sultana they attended…actually… no, we dont talk about it all. But we did go. Sorry Tash! A+ show, though! We also drink some fine Hefe’s from the Wiehanstephaner gang.
Ready Player One. Steven Spielberg. Is there anything else you need to know about this episode?!
If you can’t figure out what this episode is about from that… find another podcast.
Sometimes we just have no idea what is going on in the world of Entertainment, and we just have to wing it. Thats what this episode is! But, we manage to make it fun. We drink some Racer 5 IPA’s.
In this exciting episode we get together with our movie costumer friend Brianna and talk about the Oscars! We drink some German Lagers, and we ruminate on the best picture winner. Its a blast, check it out!
In this fun-filled episode we go over our first ever awards, “The Poddies”. Did you vote? Find out the results in this episode! We also talk about the movie categorizing apps Movies and Letterboxd. We drink some beer from Sudwerks. Ciao!
Happy V-Day, Everyone! We gather our very own female companions around the table and talk about Romantic Comedies, The Bechdel Test, and general Valentines day plans over some wine and prosecco! Grab a bottle of wine and join in!
We talk the Oscar noms! We also present our Poddie Awards categories. A blurb about Dundee. A mention of a movie we worked on, Flipped. Nathan hates mayonnaise, and Ben swears he’s a hardcore vegetarian. Grab a drink and relax with us!
We want to give our wordpress audience a chance to vote in our 2017 Poddie Movie awards…(basically, our version of the Oscars).
10 questions follow this paragraph and will be valid for 1 week only. Starting Today, 12:01AM, Monday the 29th, until Midnight next sunday, The 4th of Feb, after which time I will disable comments or delete this post…or something that stops votes. Here are the Qs, just answer in the replies with either letters(ABC or D) or type the answer names. Here we go:
Poddies Q’s and Results
1 – Best Soundtrack for 2017:
A) Atomic Blonde
B) Guardians 2
C) Baby Driver
D ) I,Tonya
2 – Biggest surprise film (didn’t expect much, but it exceeded:
C) Brigsby Bear
3 – Most overhyped film of 2017:
A) Blade Runner2049
B) 3 Billboards in Ebbing MO
C) Justice League
4 – Best Ensemble Cast:
A) Logan Lucky
B) Blade Runner 2049
D) Shape of Water
5 – Best overall IMAX experienced film:
B) Blade Runner 2049
C) Star Wars: The Last Jedi
6 – Most Justified Sequel of 2017:
B) Blade Runner 2049
C) War for the Planet of the Apes
D) Star Wars: The Last Jedi
7 – Biggest “I wish it was good but just wasnt”:
B) Alien Covenant
C) Blade Runner 2049
D) Star Wars: The Last Jedi
8 – Best “Tom” Movie of 2017:
A) Tom Hanks – The Post
B) Tom Cruise – American Made/The Mummy
C) Tom Hardy – Dunkirk
D) Tom Holland – Spiderman Homecoming
9 – Best Biographical Film of 2017
A) The Founder
B) I, Tonya
C) Disaster Artist
D) American Made
10 – Best movie villain of 2017
A) Fassbender – Alien Covenant
B) Skarsgard – It
C) McConaughey – Dark Tower
D) Michael Keaton – Spiderman: Homecoming
Thank you for playing along! We’ll announce the winners around the time of the real Oscars Ceremony, which takes place on March 4th!
Our take on the Golden Globes… Did Get-Out get snubbed because it was in a category that didn’t correlate? We discuss Dave Lettermans new Netflix Show. And, lastly, our New Years Resolutions – for both ourselves and the show! Viewer feedback wanted!
We are back with our first episode for 2018, and we are joined by a fantastic local LA-area band, Blahdios. We tricked them into drinking all our beer and talking to us for 90 minutes. Clips are shared! Songs leaked! Its a blast. Check em’ out May 12, 2018 at The Whiskey in LA, and on their Bandcamp webpage!
Exchange Gifts, Worst Drink Ever, Wax Nostalgic about Elfman Justice League and Live Performance NMBC, Top 5 Christmas Films. Travel Plans. 12 Days of We Tried We Failed Song – Its the worst thing you’ll hear this year!
Disney is close to Buying Fox! ProTips for Movie Pass(???)…Then on to Logan and the Batman franchise. A Tarantino Star Trek? Chris Plummer ALREADY nominated for a Golden Globe? “I’ll never put on spandex again!” Jean Luc-Picard.
In this podcast we talk about some other podcasts we’ve been enjoying. The Fitbit Ionic watch. Whats left for Spielberg? Is it ‘The Post’? True Detective SSN 3. We drink an IPA from Garage Brewing Co in Temecula. As usual, we have a good time, and you get to listen along. Thanks!
Its a little bit Thanksgiving-y, its a little bit “sexual assault in Hollywood” talk, a little bit The Post and the past talk. Its a tiny bit about ourselves and even some about Academy awards. Anything goes! Grab a cocktail, maybe some cheeses and meats, and take a listen!
Ok, ok.. Its WAY past halloween… we tried, we failed… We talk about our fav Halloween movies, the John Carpenter live concert, Halloween trivia, and our official WTWF Halloween playlist. Its a howlin’ good time! Grab a beer and give it a listen. Beer of this podcast: Hanson Brothers MmmmHop Pale Ale.
We are back with Ep. #18(…we’ll do #17 later.) talking with our friend CJ about his C-47 art. What is a C-47? Listen to find out! We also talk Stranger Things 2, a NEW Star Wars trio. Trivia and Darryls useless reviews.
What better way to ramp up Halloweens arrival with a screening of Creep 2 in the woods? Also, we check in with locations expert and LA Weekly contributor Jared Cowan about the Tom Petty walk in Studio City. And, Boingo Dance Party in concert in Pasadena!
In this episode we sit down with director Patrick Brice and talk about the Creep franchise, as well as his other directing endeavors. We play a bit of bar trivia and, as always, drink some nice pilsners! Grab yourself a beer and check it out! (1hr, 3m)
Our first Beer-centric podcast! We sit down with our friend William to discuss his passion for making beer, his love of print management software, and the 59 years he spent as a former scientologist. Its educational, funny, and…we drink a lot of beer!
Lots of stuff! We interview Daniel Hopsicker, author of Barry and The Boys – a book aboutt Barry Seal, the subject of a movie we also review, American Made! A trivia rematch with Schwartz! Who wins? And a Star Trek: Discovery review. (V2)
The guys, and their special guest “Schwartz” start things off by drinking a liter each of authentico German Festbier to celebrate Oktoberfest. They have a little fun with some easy movie trivia before diving into the main topic this week: MoviePass! Is it worth it? Diligently, though a bit inebriated, they hammer out the pros and cons of the service. 1hr 20mins.
In this episode we: Watch Tears for Fears and Hall and Oates in concert! (Also, Nathan gets booted from the Staples Center). Monday Night Football has a surprisingly funny commentator. Seeing “IT’ in a 4D theater. We review the films “9/11” and American Assassin. Yet, more John Williams talk. And, lastly, we enjoy a nice refreshing Oktoberfest beer while answering a question about spirits…the alcohol, not the ethereal. (1 hr 5mins)
Over a sixer of hefeweizens the guys talk about the new motion picture adaptation, “It”. They also honor a promise made to Kirk Douglass back in episode 6. Jared gives an answer. Darryls bad reviews. Nathan defends an answer. Ben Gripes. Its all here!
This week the guys welcome guest Jared Cowan of the On Location podcast. We talk legendary film locations. The San Fernando Valley Drive In experience. We rant about lazy ‘tweeters’. Even more Indiana Jones Temple of Doom conversation. Jared even gets played off by an errant theme song cue. Only on this weeks “We Tried. We Failed.”
This week Nathan and Ben, still reeling from a busy TV Series schedule, find time to see Logan Lucky and Annabelle. They also try to widdle down their deadpool bets. Upcoming Hollywood Bowl shows. Superbad turns 10! Ben explains his ideal film adaptation of a classic Stephen King novel. And a whole bunch of other crap. Sit down, grab a drink and listen up!
This week the guys discuss:
The ‘Scaredest’ they’ve ever been. More overnight film work.
Indiana Jones with a live orchestra at the Hollywood Bowl.
The (n)On-going PG-13 Debate. They also review The Dark Tower and Detroit.
The guys barely pull together a podcast despite working two weeks straight on night-shifts at thier current TV show. They talk about the burdens of the shifting hours one must endure on a film-set. Then shift focus to the new David Leitch film, Atomic Blonde. They discuss a few recent concerts they attended, Rooney, Counting Crows and Matchbox 20. And, lastly, Ben also answers Nathans question last week, regarding OJ Simpsons new restaurant plans.
This week the guys reconvene after a three week hiatus to talk about the most anticipated war film in years. They even get into a disagreement about a particular person in the involvement! They also talk about Nine Inch Nails, Marvel, Stephen King, as well as answer questions from last time they were together…even answering the first ever viewer email! Sit down and grab a beer! Enjoy!
In this episode the guys focus on the Spiderman Franchise. In addition to reviewing the newest film, they also compare the three recent iterations of Peter Parker – Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield and Tom Holland. They also discuss their newest work project, “The Chances” for Sundance, as well as Wolfman 2, Nathans unintentionally awkward run-in with Marisa Tomei, and their morbid question of the week. Grab a cold beer, take a seat and give it a listen.
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In this episode we talk shop about Netflix and our opinions on its original content. We also review Baby Driver as well as a Nick Cave concert and the Arroyo Seco music festival we attended this past week. The random question from the Jar of (fill in the blank) proves to be the dumbest question asked so far. And, lastly, Nathan gives his answer to last weeks Relevant Question Of The Week. Its a big show, so buckle up!
UPDATED to fix audio tracking problem…we tried…we failed.
The boyos are back and this time they are talking about Tom Cruises new Mummy film, a recent trip to see Roger Waters in concert, and touching on some homemade beer. We hold no spoilers back! Feedback to WTWFPodcast@gmail.com
Meet your hosts, Ben and Nathan. Film industry grips. Movie geeks. They just finished working on a feature film with one of their favorite cinematographers, John Schwartzman, A.S.C. Email us at WTWFPodcast@gmail.com!