Mar 4th, 2014 by filmdrunk
This week on the Frotcast, comedian Matt Lieb is back in the Frotquarters, doing impressions of dead British men and freestyling to the song composed entirely out of Jeff Goldblum's creepy laugh. The FilmDrunk.com & friends gang talk about the Oscars, including the various 12 Years A Slave controversies, and we listen to Steven Seagal's latest assessment of Russia and their policy towards the Ukraine. Bret, Vince, and Matt all saw Fruitvale Station, so we talk about that and the nature of "based on a true story" movies in general. We wrap things up by talking about True Detective, and the basic suicide theories going around.
Enjoy, and remember, if you don't tell your friends about the Frotcast, you're not a real fan of the Frotcast.
Feb 27th, 2014 by filmdrunk
Comedian/recovering heroin addict Matt Lieb joins the crew on this week's Frotcast. Ben, Vince, and Matt are live from San Francisco, Bret joins us via Skype from New York. We all saw Captain Phillips this week, which we discuss. Matt liked Tom Hanks in shock at the end. Returning from his travels, Vince talks about Berlin, London, and Budapest, and how the locals never take you to eat cuisine of the country you're in. We talk about the Oscars this Sunday, which Ben and Bret refuse to watch and wonder how anyone can watch it. Matt talks about why he doesn't like Her, and why he hates museums. Finally, we wrap things up with a discussion of San Francisco's Google Glass lady, who said she was a victim of a "hate crime" when people at a bar (Molotov's) yelled at her and pulled her glasses off. Matt wonders if we're just being mean to her because it seems acceptable, even if pulling off someone's glasses and bullying them is totally unacceptable behavior. Then we listen to her talk and we all wonder if she's actually another anti-gentrification group plant meant to represent "clueless techie," which would actually make a lot of sense.
Feb 20th, 2014 by filmdrunk
This week on the Frotcast, we are joined by author/ podcaster/ writer/ Madden Football junkie Laremy Legel of Film.com. Before blooping him in, we talk about House of Cards and binge watching TV, Brendan's hatred of Homeland, read some listener Frotcast fan fiction and episode 5 of True Detective. Then we bring Laremy on, first so he can defend and explain his Madden obsession. Then we talk about the Robocop remake, which Bret hated and Ben liked (shocking). We unfortunately lost Bret toward the end (apologies for the technical difficulties) and finish up talking about Laremy's trip to Nawlins.
Thanks for listening.
Frot on and Frotstrong!
Feb 13th, 2014 by filmdrunk
This week on the Frotcast, Vince is live from Berlin so we bloop him in at the beginning of the show. We all put on our best German accents and hear what has been happening at the film festival. Once Vince falls asleep, Bret and Brendan tell us what music they have been listening to before we get into the awesomeness that was Episode 4 of True Detective. Including the trackingest tracking shot of all time. This week we all saw the documentary 12 O’Clock Boys- a documentary about a street motorcycle group in Baltimore. Everyone liked it a lot for a variety of reasons. If nothing else, watch it for the slow motion wheelie scenes. We finish up with some talk about the Olympics and Sochi. Thanks for listening. Frot on and FROTSTRONG.
Feb 5th, 2014 by filmdrunk
This week on the Frotcast, we welcome SB Nation's Matt Ufford. We talk Super Bowl watching and snacks with the Seahawks fan and NFL vlogger, and what it was like being a fan of a championship-winning team for once. Other topics include the total clusterF of the Sochi Olympics, and Sochi Fail Porn, and we update the standings in our fantasy Oscar draft. Enjoy!
Jan 30th, 2014 by filmdrunk
This week on the FilmDrunk Frotcast, we're talking about True Detective (the final shot of that last episode!), Spike Jonze's Her, and we bring on our favorite comedian Joe Sinclitico, who has a whole new batch of movie pitches. Other topics include the sad realization of what male strippers look like in real life, the doc This is What Winning Looks Like, and why Joe is terrible at chewing gum. Until next week.
Jan 23rd, 2014 by filmdrunk
This week, Ben returns to the Frotcast for the first time since surgery, Matt Lieb is in Frotquarters, and Vince went to the AVNs. Vince plays interviews a dude who made some sex swings as well as porn industry dude Lee Roy Meyers. He also has clips from a roundtable of new porn starlets. We discuss Vegas and how Vegas-y it is, talk about the porn industry. Then we talk a bit about high horsed sports writers, and finish up on Ya Ya from Sandlot fighting a dude and some TV talk.
Thanks to everyone for your kind words, concern and for staying #FROTSTRONG. I am now completely cancer free. No more chemo or surgeries for this dude. Celebrate accordingly. - Ben
Jan 16th, 2014 by filmdrunk
This week on the Frotcast, we're joined in studio by comedian David Gborie and on Skype by Matthew Reynolds, director and star of The Great Chicken Wing Hunt. Matt quit his job as a Reuters writer in Slovakia and dragged his Slovakian girlfriend back to his hometown of Buffalo to make a documentary about a search for the world's best chicken wing, a cockamamie adventure that saw him spend 16 days in an RV with a Slovakian film crew, a professional eater, and a handful of odd fellas that all decided to dedicate their lives to chicken wings.
We also talk about Thomas Vinterberg's 'The Hunt' which we all watched on Netflix, and David Gborie tells us about his time with Juggalos in Denver, and the year in high school he spent living in a slum in Sierra Leone.
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Jan 9th, 2014 by filmdrunk
San Francisco comedian Matt Lieb returns to the Frotquarters, along with Brendan and FilmDrunk's Vince Mancini, with Bret joining via Skype. This week, we talk Lone Survivor, and whether the fact that Peter Berg is a borderline psychotic jingo makes him a better action movie director. We talk about Steven Seagal's possible run for governor of Arizona, introduce the song of the week - "Get Swoll" - and tell some stories from the world of stand-up, including heckler pilots, and the guy who shaves his fake bleeding fake vagina and takes dumps on stage (who you sometimes have to try to follow). Life's so rad.
Also, we're sick of you all acting embarrassed when you tell us that this is your favorite podcast. Be proud! Tell your friends! WE SHALL CONQUER THE WORLD!
Jan 2nd, 2014 by filmdrunk
San Francisco comedian Matt Lieb and Bret join Vince and Brendan LIVE IN FROTQUARTERS to debate Wolf of Wall Street, along with Film.com's Laremy Legel joining via Skype. Other topics include the hometown news blotter, in which we read about murders involving people we went to high school with, Matt Lieb's Lord of the Rings holiday, and Shia Labeouf's latest idiotic fake apology. We finish things off with an argument I had with Comcast robots in which I tried to get them to feel. It's easily the best Frotcast of 2014!
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Dec 23rd, 2013 by filmdrunk
Yes, Virginia, there is a Frotcast! Unprompted and unsolicited, our new MVP listener (MVL?) Token created this Best of 2013 Frotcast, with all your favorite Frotcast bits from 2013. Well, all of his, anyway. Segments include:
Jim Belushi is the master of his vehicle
Justin Halpern’s interrupting dog and baby
Alison Stevenson’s toilet condom.
The 10 Rules of Christian Dating
David Gborie hates Vince’s bandanna
Ben’s trip to the sperm bank
Matt Lieb discovers quicksand porn
The Mormon name spelling bee
And much, much more. If there's a Frotcast virgin in your life who you want to introduce to the Frotcast, this is a great place to start.
Dec 19th, 2013 by filmdrunk
Matt Lieb was back in the Frotquarters this week, joining Bret and Burnsy via Skype. We talked about the Shia Labeouf plagiarism fiasco, Burnsy explained some of his choices for the worst movies of 2013, and we had a classic movie discussion of Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing.
This week's clips included The Most Confusing Commercial Ever, The Most Australian News Clip of All Time, and a couple embarrassing accidental voice mails (don't forget to hang up your phone next time you leave one!).
If you're listening and you haven't gotten to the Australia TV clips yet, I'd recommend sticking around.
Dec 11th, 2013 by filmdrunk
This week on the Frotcast, San Francisco comedian Matt Lieb drops by to tell us all about his latest healthy relationship after his last girl choked him out and spit on his face in a minivan. We listen to the song of the week, Tay Allyn, and her amazing commencement speech. We talk about Andy Serkis's mo-cap Animal Farm movie, and Bret gives us the illustrator/coder's perspective on hating motion-capture. Bret saw the Hobbit, but not in time to record. He did see The Way Way Back though! And of course, we talk about Tila Tequila's wonderful anti-semitic breakdown in which she talks about the hollow moon, the synagogue of Satan, the illuminati, etc. etc. Fun for the whole family!
Quote: "I'm fake and gay? THIS WHOLE COURTROOM IS FAKE AND GAY!" -Our pitch for 'Mr. Smith Goes to the Internet.'
Dec 4th, 2013 by filmdrunk
This week on the Frotcast, the world's best sort-of movie podcast, we've got SBNation's Matt Ufford joining us via Skype. We start things off old school, with the latest poop transplant news, including the poop pill pioneering being done in Canada. We transition into a discussion of Kevin Connolly's (E from Entourage) 30 for 30 episode. We get into our favorite TV shows of the week. Before long I introduce the rest of the Frot gang to our new obsession, the vegan hippie rap bros Chef Seth and Pa-Chow. They even inspire a new character, "The Pomegrandler," the hippie vegan Whole Foods answer to The Hamburglar. We talk a little about Paul Walker and the anus of SEO, before finishing things off with The Listener Word Bucket, including your relationship questions about whether your lady should accept your porn watching and the etiquette of herpes dating. Enjoy. Tell your friends and all that sh*t.
Live, love, Frot.
Nov 26th, 2013 by filmdrunk
Bret, Laremy, and Vince on this early holiday episode. We open the show
talking about heckler stories, including Vince's recent experience with
the drunk girl at the dueling piano bar who kicked the piano man in the
face. We lead into Spike Lee's Oldboy remake (full review forthcoming) and the idea of remakes in general. Based on Sharlto Copley in Oldboy and Jodie Foster in Elysium, we discuss the most ill-advised acting performances of this year, and of all time. We talk about Only God Forgives
and misanthropic directors, and promos for network TV shows that are so
ridiculous they feel like SNL sketches. We wrap it up with your emails
about dates gone wrong, horrible break-ups, job troubles, church,
existential buffoons, and dominatrices.
Nov 20th, 2013 by filmdrunk
This week on the Frotcast, we're joined by Workaholics co-creator Connor Pritchard, who recently wrote The Order of the Magi, and has been promoting it with elaborate scavenger hunt. This week's theme is "The Idiot Guru," which was inspired this news story we heard about, where Justin Lookado was in a bit of hot water for giving some sweet dating advice like "dateable girls know how to shut up" to high schoolers. We go through his "10 Rules of Dateability" for men and women, such as "Men of God are wild, not domesticated."
There's also our song of the week, Peter Dante's N-word meltdown, creepy James Toback, Daniel Day-Lewis's son the rap star, Wolf of Wall Street subject Jordan Belfort's motivational speaking tour, and your emails.
Enjoy! Email at us at email@example.com. Write us some reviews, and send us links to them!
Nov 13th, 2013 by filmdrunk
This week on the FilmDrunk Frotcast, we bring on Alison Stevenson, she of Vice and FilmDrunk's award-winning "Rum and Rom-Coms" feature fame. We talk about Vince and Matt Lieb's Hobbit meal at Denny's, the "financial domination" seminar Alison attended, and all of the movies Ben has been watching during chemo, including Skyfall and Man of Steel.
We share dating stories, including Alison's OKCupid date on mushrooms. We answer your questions, including Brendan's stories about how the NFL deals with concussions, and a reader who has implemented "Hater Court" at a daycare. Plus another about a homeless lady putting speed stick on her vagina. Good times, good times.
Nov 6th, 2013 by filmdrunk
This week on the FilmDrunk Frotcast, Ben is down south finishing up chemo, but we've got comedian Matt Lieb in the San Francisco frotquarters, plus Film.com's Laremy Legel via Skype and the rest of the Frotcast crew.
Topics include (in chronological order):
- The Richie Incognito story, and NFL hazing (including Brendan’s personal experience with being hazed as an NFL offensive lineman).
- Laremy’s Bell’s Palsy, and health problems that have befallen Gathering of the Juggalos attendees
- Boardwalk Empire & Eastbound and Down, and actresses being unrealistically attractive.
- The scariest comedies and kids movies
- The Danzig show, and egging Danzig’s new house
- Your most obnoxious Facebook status updates
- Relationship questions, including the girl whose boyfriend farts during sex.
As always, check out Frotcast.com to support the Frotcast, leave us lots of reviews, and tell your friends. firstname.lastname@example.org; 415-275-0030
Oct 30th, 2013 by filmdrunk
This week, we welcome back Frotcast favorite and quicksand porn enthusiast Matt Lieb. Vince went to the attempted murder trial of Max Wade, where our favorite celebrity chef Guy Fieri testified. Vince talks about his courtroom experience, and then him and Bret debate what constitutes attempted murder. Vince then talks about Bad Grandpa, Ben saw Blackfish, Seduced and Abandoned, and Cloud Atlas. We finish up with listener emails, and go over our worst breakups. Frot on and Frotstrong.
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Oct 25th, 2013 by filmdrunk
This week, we have the entire Frotcrew plus Frotcast favorite Laremy Legel joins us for most of the 'cast. Vince saw I'm in Love with a Church Girl (Starring Ja Rule, Executive Produced by God), Bret is angry that The Counselor has a major spoiler in the trailer, we update the Name of the Year contest, and get some great listener emails. Frot on and Frotstrong.
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Oct 17th, 2013 by filmdrunk
What is up Frotcast Fans,
It is your favorite cancer patient Ben. Unfortunately, I did not join the crew for this Frotcast. The chemo has me feeling pretty crappy. Fear not- Vince, Bret and Burnsy held it down. Also- I am getting through this chemo crap, just not the most fun thing I have ever done. Thank you all for the support, kind words and concern. The internet love warms this cold Jew's heart (with flakes of gold).
I hope to return next week. Until then, enjoy this week's show. I am not quite sure what happened except that Vince blooped in Burnsy and Bret. Brendan was busy buying a house with a bidet in it.
Also, people ask how they can support the Frocast. If you are generous enough to send us some of your hard earned sheckles, we would be honored to receive them. Just go to http://frotcast.com/shop/frotcast-subscription/ and choose the amount ($1, $4, or $10) you would like to subscribe for. It will set you up with recurring billing every month through PayPal, and of course you can cancel at anytime.
For all Whoop Dreams related info, go to www.whoopdreams.com. Mike from Tall Tale Productions is currently on a project in Africa, and we hope to have some edited footage when he returns next month.
Don't forget to donate at least 100 clicks a day to www.Filmdrunk.com. Vince is always tearing his blogging slacks. Fixing those things ain't cheap.
As always- Frot On and Frotstrong,
Oct 9th, 2013 by filmdrunk
This week all 5 Frotsmen saw Gravity. Not shockingly we all loved it. We do read some reviews of dissenters who didn't enjoy Gravity like most of us. We finish up the Name Game that was cut off a few weeks ago- picking our favorite names of the year. Vince reads some listener emails, and we finish up with Matt Lieb's new found love of Quicksand Porn. Frot on and Frotstrong!
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Oct 2nd, 2013 by filmdrunk
This week we welcome back Frotcast regular Ashley Burns, as we step into Burnsy's Corner. He lets us know about all of the hottest kid rappers in the streetz right now.
Vince, Ben and Bret all saw This is 40, and review that at the beginning of the Frot.
Brendan shows up in the middle after his massage/ chiro appointment high on life. Then we finish up with some listener emails.
Frot on and #Frotstrong.
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Sep 27th, 2013 by filmdrunk
This week, Vince returns from Fantastic Fest to discuss what went down and the movies he saw and the FilmDrunkards he met, and shooting shotguns with Keanu Reeves. Ben is near Stanford for chemo, but he saw World War Z, which he discusses, which leads us into our favorite zombie movies.
We answer a couple of your email questions, including the guy who tells us what it's like living next to Guy Fieri, and a question about whether teams like the Redskins should change their name. We talk about the girl on a quest to make 300 sandwiches for her loser boyfriend, and whether we were disappointed about Horse E-Books, and finish things off with a truncated version of the Name Draft. To be continued....
Sep 18th, 2013 by filmdrunk
This week on the Frotcast, one of our favorite local comedians Matt Lieb joins us in Frotquarters. Brendan talks about watching football with super conservatives, Jaden Smith and Tyler Perry have an Existential Buffon-off, Ben shares what its like to go to store sperm, we read listener emails, and play some clips. Frot on!
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