Cort and Fatboy

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Daily mediocrity since 2003.

Think of today's show like an everlasting gobstopper made out of insight, analysis, and a thick, multilayered coating of WTF. Byron Beck still doesn't understand anatomy - that's layer 1. Layer 2 is spiced with Shirtless Goldblum and Byron's Restaurant dreams. Layer 3 blends elements of layers 1 and 2 with discussions on coming out, and how best to respond if you're a compassionate human being, and how best to respond if you're Cort. And then, near the center, are discussions on the economics of comics, how Hollywood is going to pervert Francis Ford Coppola's latest innovations, the bravery and …

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Wednesday shows have been described like a drunken Afterschool Special that blends insight & inspiration with genial filth. And that's what happens again today when Courtenay Hameister starts opening up about a previous boyfriend's penchant for odd stories in bed, and her own reticence to approach attractive men at the …
This is a show about sticking the landing. Or at least it ends up that way. David Walker dives headfirst into a pop-culture discussion that touches on myriad subjects: The lasting effects of Space Jam on the populace, Dave's trepidatious trek through the worlds of Romantic Comedy, who belongs on …
It a show filled with wonderment, awe, and chewed up joysticks. Aaron Duran flies solo as Ryan Fleming is off getting in paintball fights with video game bigwigs and driving experimental cars. Questions are posed such as - why aren't more international disputes solved via video game? What is the …
Lotta people on the streets worried about that Trek in the Park. Lotta people scared they won't see that last performance at the Bagdad. Lotta people hearin things about Atomic Arts gettin on that thar' television show with that squirrelly dude from Portlandia. Fret not, peoples - Adam Rosko and …
It's one of those classic Thursday shows, a big bowl of WTF poured straight into your ears courtesy of Byron Beck's insatiable curiosity as to the sexual histories of Cort and Fatboy - but an astonishing reveal from Byron adds an extra element of discomfort to the proceedings. Big Jim …
There's a place where high school transgressions, marital infidelities, American Pie and The Exorcist all blend together in bubbling cauldron of conversation, and that place is today's show with Courtenay Hameister. It also includes a theory as to how predestination couldn't possibly be a real thing, as proven by the …
Our youth was poisonous, but it was deliciously poisonous, and while we'd never shove stuff like Hostess Pies and Crystal Pepsi into our face NOW, we can look back fondly on the days when we would yearn for cereals made entirely of marshmallows, when we'd pick all the crunchberries out …
The secret of doing science is revealed on today's show, but you have to learn about Tejano Murder Ballads first. Just another educational day with Aaron Duran and Ryan Fleming. On the way to hearing some of the wisest words Carl Sagan ever spoke, there are discussions about Magneto: Nazi …
It's a bad week to be a Zombie Fan, Frank Darabont, a little girl on a plane or a geologist. It's a great week if you're a Stephen King fan, or someone who likes comedies loosely based on horrific real life capers gone horribly wrong. Mike Russell opens the show …
Today's show gets pretty contentious as Big Jim and Byron start discussing trust issues: Thanks to the latest Facebook fracas about phone numbers being posted, negative encounters with strangers start getting shared, and we learn a little about Byron's prejudices, and Big Jim's adventures stopping a minor shoplifting ring involving …
Today's show is all about being funny, regardless of how appropriate, voluntary, well-intentioned or mean-spirited it might be. The uncomfortable combination of art and science involved in getting people to laugh is examined, and the discussion encompasses subjects such as - Adam Carolla, Aziz Ansari, Barney Frank's talkative colon, Louis …
Today's show is one of the most pop-culture intensive shows that's happened in quite awhile, and you know it's gonna get insightful with David Walker in the box. People are complaining about remakes/reboots again, what with the news of Dirty Dancing getting a makeover soon. Is it automatically a negative, …
Burritos and Whiskey. Biohazard Suits & Flutes. Johnny 5 is Alive whether you want him to be or not, and RC cars save lives. These are but a few of the stories and subjects that are weaved throughout today's nerderriffic show with Aaron Duran and Ryan Fleming. Aaron's history as …
Mike Russell and special guest Indigo Kelleigh (founder of Stumptown Comics Fest, author of Ellie Connelly) have an insightful chat about webcomics, why anyone would do such a thing, and how we wound up in what seems to be the epicenter of a quiet little media revolution. How Podcasting and …
Big Jim Willig had an adventure in Salem, OR last night. This is not necessarily a good thing, for Jim. For hilarious schadenfreudian purposes, its' a GREAT thing for us. Also great? Byron Beck, especially when there's a cavalcade of celebrities milling about town, like Muhammad Ali, Charles Barkley, David …
Courtenay Hameister has been challenged on this day. Not only does she have to make magic out of mediocrity once again, but she has to a) open the show with a discussion about video games, and then b) follow that discussion up with a look into a failed relationship with …
David Walker is once again ladling big bowlfuls of wisdom into your ears today, on a wide variety of topics. The biggest one, of course, is Brian Michael Bendis' decision to make Miles Morales the newest Spider-Man, and why his race isn't another example of the sort of quota-filling pandering …
Ryan Fleming of DigitalTrends, and Aaron Duran of Geek in the City are in the unfortunate position of being in the room when both Cort and Fatboy's brains stop working correctly. So while Ryan tries to educate the people on anti-troll cybertrickery by Lulzsec, NASA's plans to sink the International …
Friday, July 29th, 2011 July 29, 2011
Mike Russell is your pop-culture travel guide through the minefield of mediocrity that is Cort and Fatboy. Topics include - his latest Sabretooth Vampire comics, his continued trips into insanity via cross-country running, cool people listened to our show once and thought it was okay, The Ark of the Covenant …