The Mothers of Desperation discuss their web projects, puppets, vampires, comic book conventions, movies, and other Pop Culture happenings.

Our listeners don't all listen by choice, talk like a pirate day, distributing Krispy Kreme donuts on the freeway, don't make eye contact with strangers, Jack likes hammering, Facebook finally getting a dislike button, unfollow, sad care bears, Wes Craven passes away, Scream was a genius movie, Matt spoils movies in real time, audiences just want to watch movies filled with faces of death scenes or vignettes, The Village failed to make audiences suspend their disbelief, alien chubby, Rotten Tomatoes is the go to movie critic, the sucktitude of Fantastic Four, hit-man Ben Grimm, empty movie theaters, Mad Max is one giant u-turn, the new metal gear game - CJ bought the wrong one, Xbox One love, the new dashboard, backward compatibility, Rare Replay, trade in old consoles, reading the fine print when buying video games, devouring services, modem induced seizures, Mr Robot spoilers, hacking in Hollywood, the villain in Thor 2 was the director, the Church of Superman, alternate comic universe titles, Star Wars sold out toys, more videos, rescheduling the Capri Sun challenge. 

Direct download: DMS-046.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 2:41pm PDT

How many times can The Mothers say Mark Hamill? The Kingsman movie compared to the comic book, gadget use in a coming of age licesnse-to-kill story, natural dead air, silence is not a selling point to advertisers, dead air should be avoided, CJ has to learn to edit better, Heineken buys Lagunitas, The Mothers wonder if the new owner will make a great local brew suck to make it more profitable, hops shortages, Tomorrowland amazes at least one of the guys, a George Clooney crush, BB-8 is all ready starting down the Ewok/Gungan path to sucking, the new Sphero toy robot, BB-8 versus Godzilla, fake videos, trolling the surfers, various ways to fake destroy the popular toy, making bad videos on purpose, juicing General Grievous, steak juice is called blood, making videos for the Desperate Mothers channel, old challenges for old guys, scoring a hot new toy, turning a blind ear, breadcrumb trails, caramel apple flavored Oreos, Guinness flavored potato chips, smokey flavored beer crisps, seven dollar bag of chips from the seven dollar store, Comic Book Club reading for next week is Beasts of Burden Animal Rites. Like, subscribe, and favorite!


Direct download: DMS-045.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 8:41pm PDT

Metal mariachi band, Force Friday, shopping online, the shopping generation, old early adopters, Wal-Mart could put Amazon out of business if it wanted, produce intelligence tests, Adam and his drone, cosplay that is too close to home, drone fights, weapons for drones, sky wedge, signing waivers, drones with roomba brains, NSA listeners, the heartiness of drones, the new fantastic movie that wasn't, crushing BB-8, is the droid the new Jar Jar Binks? nerdichlorians, cease and desists, Gungan cosplays, evil astromechs, and robot apprentices, Disney convention breakaways, petting zoo, new space movie land at the magical kingdom, Gungan Bongo Adventure, roadtrip to DisneyWorld, roadside attractions, house of fruit, apps for tracking roadside distractions, eating negative reviews, various challenges, chicken lies, fruitkake, this week's movie picks.

Direct download: DMS-044.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 3:34pm PDT

Recording erections, cameras cameras everywhere, Rebel Hallows tattoo idea, comparing Harry Potter to Star Wars, growing as an artist, after Star Wars Lucas never did anything else as a director, what does an artist do after achieving success? most artists are lucky to have one master piece, if Lucas painted the Mona Lisa there would be many versions of the painting, only the truly lucky people ever got to make films, Star Wars spent a long time in post-production, high quality models were used and camera techniques pioneered for the movie, the great films of Steven Spielberg, Saving Private Ryan a caricature of a movie, Lee Marvin has a presence too big for the average human and ultimately becomes a caricature of himself, when CJ was a kid he made his dad take him to age-inappropriate movies, Saving Private Forrest Gump, the reasons why Jack likes Saving Private Ryan, other war movies that brought the viewers into the action, why writers use stereotypes in stories, blackface in entertainment, art films and other movies that fail to succeed in storytelling, are the characters from The Bunny Rabbit Tragedies stereotypes? or based on other characters? Special edition DVDs of TBRT may include light sabers and lost footage of Jabba the Hut, The irrelevancy of Indian Jones: if Indie had not recovered the Ark of the Covenant the war might have ended earlier, orders versus suggestions, The French Onion short videos in pre-production, the onion is a badger, jump cuts, humor through belligerence, people love Gungans, hopefully they will love onions, too.

Direct download: DMS-043.mp3
Category:comedy, entertainment -- posted at: 11:24pm PDT