#49. The “Whats In A Name” Episode

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!

#48. The “Dumbo” Episode.

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!

 

#47. The Dead People and Old People Episode.

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.

41. The Shortest Episode In A While

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?

 

#40. The John Avila Episode

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!

#32. The Rampage Episode.

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.

#31. The One About Anything Pt. 1

Which director finally passed the $10billon dollar box office milestone? Why are we vacationing at the same place but exactly 2 weeks apart from each other? If a two person band performed, and did the work of 4 people, would it be a good show? We went and experienced it. On this weeks episode, we drink Pepper and Peach beer from Claremont Craft Ales. Also, a bit of movie trivia for SnG’s.

 

2017 Poddie Awards Voting

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:

A) Split

B) Freefire

C) Brigsby Bear

D) Bright

3 – Most overhyped film of 2017:

A) Blade Runner2049

B) 3 Billboards in Ebbing MO

C) Justice League

D) Ladybird

4 – Best Ensemble Cast:

A) Logan Lucky

B) Blade Runner 2049

C) IT

D) Shape of Water

5 – Best overall IMAX experienced film:

A) Dunkirk

B) Blade Runner 2049

C) Star Wars: The Last Jedi

D) IT

6 – Most Justified Sequel of 2017:

A) Logan

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”:

A) Mummy

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!

#23. The “Blahdios” Episode.

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!

#12. The MoviePass Review Episode

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.

#11. “I’m a VIP of the Exit Line”

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)

 

#9. The On Location Episode.

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.”

#8. The Logan Lucky Episode

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!