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367: The Avengers Incel Wars

This week on the Frotcast, Kollin Holtz and Imran G join Vince in the Frotquarters, with Matt Lieb joining en route to his comedy tour in Vegas. The topic is Avengers: Infinity War, but we have a lot of #Content to get through before that. We find out new favorite campaign ad, discuss the White House Correspondents Dinner and whether comedy matters anymore. We discuss Dennis Miller and how he got so triggered. We discuss "The Redistribution Of Sex" article that got everyone so angry and how to save society from sexless angry dudes in general. We read excerpts from "The Adventures Of Fargo Lefty," one of the most insane books ever written, about vegan crack smoking murderers who love having butthole adventures. Finally, we discuss The Avengers Infinity War, by far the somethingest movie of something.

 

9:20 - Michelle Wolf and the White House Correspondents Dinner

15:00 - How did Dennis Miller get redpilled so hard and is he malfunctioning

25:20 - Incels. Can't live with 'em, can't kill 'em.

38:00 - The Adventures Of Fargo Lefty.

53:00 - Avengers: Infinity War, finally! (We generally warn before we spoil stuff)

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It's Avengers Infinity Wars week on the Frotcast, not because we talk about the Marvel film, but because we're doing our own huge team-up event with past guests Jane Harrison, Allison Mick, Joey Avery, and Matt Lieb all together on the same podcast. We discuss Adam Pally going memorably off-script at the Shorty Awards, with Jane providing additional context on account of she was actually at the awards. Jane also updates us on her rescue cat that tried to kill her. I talk briefly (no spoilers) about Avengers Infinity Wars, the Golden State Killer getting caught, and Alex Jones' meltdown about being Trump dumping him. Enjoy and frot on, donate at Patreon Dot Com Slash Frotcast. 

2:00 - Jane's first-hand account of attending The Shorty Awards, along with Adam Pally's brutal shredding of the Shorty Awards while presenting

38:00 - Jane's thrilling story of her cat trying to kill her.

51:00 - The Avengers Infinity Wars led to diarrhea on my rug

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Matt Lieb is back in the studio this week with Vince and Brendan, along with guest Steve Bramucci, Uproxx Life editor, for everyone's favorite Frotcast of the year: the Name of the Year draft! Before that, we discuss some classic movies I saw on the plane (Raiders of the Lost Ark, Silence of the Lambs, Die Hard, Raging Bull), as well as HOGG WATCH -- about which conservatives are losing their jobs for being Mad Online about David Hogg this week. We also discuss the second half of Wild, Wild Country on Netflix and finish things off with more Royalty Freestyle. Enjoy, Frot On, and remember to always commit to your sex cult, kids. Donate at Patreon dot com slash Frotcast. 

2:20 - How to name your child

9:00 - Matt attempts to explain the Jewdas Seder controversy

10:45 - Movies on a plane! Thoughts on rewatching Raiders of the Lost Ark, Silence of the Lambs, Die Hard, and Raging Bull in 2018.

16:28 - Remembering the famous "story conference" about Raiders Of The Lost Ark, with Matt playing the part of teen-loving George Lucas

25:00 - This week's HOGG WATCH, an accounting of which conservatives lost their jobs for being Mad Online about David Hogg.

38:20 - Everyone's favorite segment of the year, the NAME OF THE YEAR DRAFT!

1:01:40 - We all finished Wild, Wild Country; we discuss the ending, and how society is coming around on cults.

1:21:00 - Royalty Freestyle (Drew D, Scott S, Tyrel H)

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This week on the Frotcast, Matt Lieb is back live in studio with Vince, joined by Red Scott from Boars, Gore, and Swords and comedian Allison Mick. Our topics include our predictions for the inevitable bad takes about the YouTube shooting, Matt finally telling the full story of the time he had sex with a Big Mouth Billy Bass when he was a horny teen, discussing Sean Penn's horrific new novel, Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff, breaking down the first few episodes of Wild, Wild Country on Netflix (during which Allison reveals that she also grew up in a cult), and we finish things off with a spirited session of the Royalty Freestyle, in which Matt Lieb attempts to improvise lyrics to royalty free music tracks (parental advisory, explicit lyrics warning). Donate at Patreon dot com slash Frotcast, frot strong, good night and eat the peach.

 

00:00 - Getting to know our new guest, Red Scott from Boars, Gore, and Swords

4:40 - Playing "Inevitable Bad Take Bingo" with the latest *female* mass shooter at YouTube

17:50 - Matt Lieb discussing why he relates to the movie character Jason.

22:38 - Red Scott defends Ready Player One (the book) and why you could give it a pass pre-Gamer Gate

24:43 - Allison Mick yells at me for not liking A Wrinkle In Time

27:00 - I (Vince) attempt to explain the plot of Midnight Sun

34:00 - Matt finally tells the whole story about having sex with a Big Mouth Billy Bass and it turns out to be even creepier than we ever imagined.

41:00 - Discussing Sean Penn's Amazingly Alliterative New Novel, 'Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff'

1:19:00 - Royalty Freestyle

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This week on the Frotcast, Francesca Fiorentini from AJ+/Newsbroke joins, along with comedian Kollin Holtz, sitting in with Vince, Brendan, and Matt Lieb. The plan was to talk Last of the Mohicans, but we had a healthy dose of current events ridiculousness to get through first, like the Powder Mountain, the only private ski mountain catering exclusively to assholes. We also talk the Seth Rich conspiracy theorist almost getting murdered by his own employee while checking a dead drop with his dachsund. There's also a Neo Nazi love triangle story foiled by being too fat for a box, and the ballad of Timmy Thick. Enjoy and Frot on, donate at Patreon dot com slash Frotcast.

 

3:00 - Brendan gets into a heated argument with a child

8:00 - Learning all about Powder Mountain, the private ski resort for "the millennial elite"

21:30 - Francesca describes finding out Matt had pleasured himself in her bed while she was gone via the Frotcast

37:33 - The incredible story of two right-wing conspiracy dudes nearly murdering each other.

1:07:16 - The incredible Neo-Nazi love triangle that eventually fell apart like a box under a fat guy's feet.

1:18:00 - Trying to unravel the mystery of Timmy Thick.

1:24:00 - Talking Last Of The Mohicans

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This week on the Frotcast, Matt Lieb was live in studio with Vince and Brendan for another #content-filled episode. This week, we talked about Alex Jones yelling at a teen, Jason Whitlock's Twitter conspiracy, did some Tales from NPR and the Royalty Freestyle, and of course, previewed this year's Oscars. Enjoy and frot on, donate at Patreon dot com slash Frotcast.

1:30 - Alex Jones challenges a teenager to debate.
16:50 - Tales From NPR
47:00 - Royalty Freestyle
59:00 - Handicapping the Oscars

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Almost every living member of the original Frotcast family is back for this double episode extravaganza, starring Laremy Legel, Matt Lieb, Joey Avery, Brendan, and Vince Mancini. This week, we're talking everything from Armond White believing in crisis actors and his Black Panther review, to Game Night, a comedy that actually features crisis actors. We talk a little black Panther, discuss Steven Seagal becoming the new ambassador of an off-brand bitcoin, get the full story on Brendan Fraser's disappearance, talk Marco Rubio's own goal and getting roasted by teens, plus Ted Cruz's crappy Simpson's analogy and horrible face. We finish things off with a full four-song medley of everyone's favorite segment, The Royalty Freestyle, in which a flustered Matt Lieb tries to improvise lyrics to royalty free songs off top. We hope you missed us, enjoy the #Content. Donate at Patreon dot com slash frotcast.

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This week on the Frotcast, old favorite Joe Sinclitico joined Vince and Matt, plus new guest Jesse Hett was in studio to talk about the Tupac biopic, All Eyez On Me. We also discuss Will Smith, the new passive-aggressive profile of Louise Linton (aka Mrs. Steve Mnuchin) in the new Elle, and try to catch up with Eric Roberts' 200 screen credits in the last year. Enjoy and Frot on! Donate at patreon dot com slash frotcast.

1:09 - Matt getting chewed out for his noises.

4:00 - We find out Joe is some kind of Komodo dragon.

6:00 - Getting to know Jesse Hett

15:00 - Will Smith is weird.

18:53 - Jesse has a bone to pick with Justin Timberlake.

27:30 - All Eyez on Me

1:03:00 - That new Louise Linton profile attempting to make Ms. Steve Mnuchin seem normal

1:20:00 - Catching up with Eric Roberts

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This week on the Frotcast, Dave Lozo from Vice Sports et. al. joins Matt, Vince, and Brendan, to talk about all the dirt dished by Quincy Jones in his latest interview. Namely, what inanimate objects did Marlon Brando and Richard Pryor have sex with while high on drugs in the 70s? Other topics include: The Cloverfield Paradox, Libertarian debate clips, Charlie Sheen and Lenny Dykstra, The Two Bills, Three Billboards, and asinine sports press conferences vs. asinine movie press conferences and more. Donate at Patreon dot com slash Frotcast, thank you and Frot on.

Intro - What is the best television show intro? Also, is Alan Thicke dead

3:00 - Libertarian debate clips

4:45 - First discussion of the incredible Quincy Jones interview

9:00 - What other inanimate objects did Marlon Brando have sex with in the 1970s.

13:00 - The strange saga of Charlie Sheen and Lenny Dykstra.

15:38 - Brendan arrives.

18:44 - The debut of Matt's tostada.

21:11 - The Eagles fan who ate horse poop

27:24 - Jason Kelce's victory speech.

39:00 - Asinine sports press conferences vs. Asinine movie press conferences

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The big news this week is that our Frotcast co-host Matt Lieb finally got put on a list of objectionable Jews, by Wisconsin congressional candidate Paul Nehlen. Also, thanks to a video he made about the simultaneous rise of Anti-Semitism and Israel-filia in the alt-right, got called out by an atheist Canadian kangaroo on YouTube. Leading to the definining question of 2018, "why is the atheist Canadian kangaroo mad at me?" SB Nation's Matt Ufford joins this week for that, plus we discuss a few Oscar movies we've finally caught up with, and preview the Super Bowl this week. Will it suck a lot, or only a little? Do the bad guys always win? We also read your emails and answer your relationship questions. Donate at Patreon dot com thank you and Frot on. 

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This week on the Frotcast, comedians Matt Lieb and Joey Avery join Vince in the studio as we bring on Matt Christman (Cushbomb) from Chapo. We discuss Boss Baby, including Christman's theory of the Boss Baby Universe, and then we do selected readings from Steven Seagal's book, The Way Of The Shadow Wolves: The Deep State and the Hijacking of America (with foreward by Joe Arpaio). What exactly does the "deep state" want, according to Steven Seagal? Come for his code name for George Soros, stay for his evocative descriptions of Mexican thugs. Finally we finish things off with everyone's favorite, a new story about 56-year-old milennial comedian Dan Nainan. Enjoy and frot on, donate at Patreon dot com slash Frotcast! 

00:00 - Getting to know Matt Christman. What was it like growing up next to Steven Avery from Making a Murderer? 
7:30 - Boss Baby
21:50 - We get Matthew Broderick confused with Marlon Brando's son, on account of they've both killed people. We spiral into a rabbit hole of Brando-related tragedies.
23:50 - A tangent into Tobey Maguire's past as a poker sociopath.
26:25 - A tangent into Jim Carrey in Jim & Andy
plus a subtangent about Rick Solomon.
35:00 - Matt Lieb has a problem with Screech
36:55 - Matt Lieb wants to know about circle jerks
41:10 - Selected readings from Steven Seagal's 'The Way of the Shadow Wolves: The Deep State and the Hijacking of America." 
41:10 - onwards: more talking. 

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We ring in the first Frot of 2018 with Allison Mick, Matt Lieb, Vince Mancini, and Brendan, discussing the Golden Globes and Alex Jones's take on the "Oprah for president" meme. We talk the "raw water" movement and discover that fluoridated water is the new blood libel. We discuss some of the week's best sex scandal callouts, starting with James Franco. Would the feminists deny us "Dicknose In Paris?" We go deep on Hotep conspiracies, and finish things off with Allison Mick's Unified Theory of Jay-Z. Enjoy, Frot on, smash that like button fam and give us hella reviews. Donate at Patreon dot com slash Frotcast, goodnight and eat the beans thoughts and prayers keep it super real. 

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TO AVOID STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI SPOILERS, SKIP MINUTE 14 TO MINUTE 55. That's right, this week we're talking Star Wars: The Last Jedi, with guests Matt Lieb from The Star Wars Show, PR man and author Ed Zitron, and comedian Jacob Sirof (joining me, Vince Mancini from FilmDrunk). But first, we discuss Wyatt Koch, heir to the Koch Brothers' fortune, and his fascinating line of horrendously ugly shirts (failsons being relevant to the Star Wars universe). After that we've got a HEATED Star Wars: The Last Jedi discussion, and we finish things off with the worst take of the week, regarding the famous short story "Cat Person." Enjoy and Frot on, donate at Patreon dot com slash Frotcast. 

3:35 - Wyatt Koch's ugly ass shirts

14:00 - Star Wars The Last Jedi

55:44 - End of Star Wars Discussion

56:40 - I'm forced to describe Three Billboards so I can complain about it.

1:01:40 - The Worst Take Of The Week

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In a special Hannukkah episode, we've invited three of our favorite Jewishes (read this with a soft J to denote respect) on the Frotcast, comedians Matt Lieb and Alison Stevenson, and showrunner Justin Halpern to join Vince and Brendan. We discuss whether Roy Moore losing was a Ben miracle (RIP), talk Inside Lacrosse's All-Name Team, and comb through the recently discovered Daily Stormer Nazi style guide. Alison Stevenson comes on to discuss her recent trip Tindering her way through Seoul, and Justin Halpern joins to talk about his Harley Quinn show, I Tonya and Ladybird. We finish things off with your emails.

3 minutes - Roy Moore's campaign manager malfunctions on live TV

7 minutes - A rundown of this year's All Name Team from Inside Lacrosse

17 minutes - Matt remembers/reenact Blood Diamond

19 minutes - Coming through the recently discovered Daily Stormer style guide

26 minutes - Alison Stevenson joins

36 minutes - Alison Tinders through South Korea.

50 minutes - Justin Halpern on his new Harley Quinn show.

54 minutes - I, Tonya

56 minutes - Armond White, Cole Smithey, and Ladybird/RottenTomato-gate

1 hour 10 minutes - The Disaster Artist

1 hour 26 minutes - Omarosa trapped in the walls

1 hour 31 - Emails

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This week on the Frotcast, Matt Lieb and Jane Harrison join Vince and Brendan to discuss Donald Trump's McDonald's order, deliver our holiday movie guide, and talk about the Netflix documentary Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond. Method actors, right? With only a tiny bit of sexual harassment news this week! Thanks, Bryan Singer. Enjoy and Frot on, donate at Patreon dot com slash Frotcast. 

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This week, former Film.com head critic Laremy Legel joins us to talk about the curious phenomenon of trailer reaction videos -- specifically as it relates to Avengers: Infinity Wars -- and, because it's inescapable, the latest round of sexual harassment firings. We go deep on Matt Lauer interviews to see if there were red flags we should've seen all along. We have a Tales From NPR, answer your emails, and even digress into football. Enjoy, and Frot on! Donate at Patreon dot com slash Frotcast. 

2:15 - Kevin Smith cries about the new Avengers trailer

21:00 - This week in sexual harasser scandals!

25:00 - Keith Olbermann and the curious phenomenon of "smug elevator pictures"

31:50 - Matt Lauer's super gross Anne Hathaway interview

41:00 Garrison Keillor

51:00 - Tales from NPR

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This week on the Frotcast, the Frot-crew is all traveling, but I do have this phone interview I did with author/journalist/screenwriter Jon Ronson. Ronson is the author of So You've Been Publicly Shamed, a book about internet shaming, Men Who Stare At Goats, and the co-writer of the movie Okja, and more recently he produced a multi-part podcast called The Butterfly Effect. The Butterfly Effect traces the rise of free porn and its effect on porn and wider society. The way tech has affected porn seems like a useful (and possibly scary) analogy for the "disruption" of other industries. Enjoy and Frot on!

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Columnist Drew Magary wrote in GQ this week, "Why are all the comedy men so awful?" And was immediately deluged with indignant comedy men, averring that they were not defensive. "I am not mad, I am actually laughing." Questions remain. Is comedy especially bad or just a symptom of society? Did comedians screw up or did we screw up pretending they were sage truth tellers? Is a laugh an endorsement of a higher truth, or the teller's personal life? And hey, what's the deal with airline food? Comedians Matt Lieb and Joe Sinclitico also join, to talk Louis CK, the season finale of Nathan for You, the latest creepo allegations -- against Sylvester Stallone -- and answer your emails. Donate at Patreon dot com slash Frotcast, email us at frotcast at g mail dot com. Frot on! 

4:36 - Drew's article and the blowback

8:35 - Matt Lieb joins

39:27 - Talking the Nathan For Your Season Finale

46:00 - Email questions

1:08:00 - Joe runs down the Sylvester Stallone allegations

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This week on the Frotcast, SB Nation's Matt Ufford joins us to recap the week in movies, discuss Rand Paul's BRUTAL NEIGHBOR FEUD (as well as recap some past celebrity neighbor feuds), get Orange County PTSD with the Dirty John podcast ("a Californians sketch on Klonopin), and finish things off with some Royalty Freestyle. Matt Lieb and Brendan join Vince in the studio. Donate at Patreon dot slash frotcast.

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349: Shills Inherit the Earth

From The Fat Jew on the TRL reboot to Thor: Ragnarok (my 110% spoiler-free review), this week on the Frotcast, we ponder a future (or a present, really) where repping for the big #brands is the only way to eat. Matt Lieb and Joey Avery join Vince Mancini this week, where, naturally, there's also lots of news to discuss on the Hollywood Sexual Harassment front. Kevin Spacey, Andy Dick, Jeremy Piven... who's the next Hollywood personality to screw up? Should we start a pool? All that, plus a Sebastian Gorka update, on this week's Frotcast. Donate at Patreon dot com slash Frotcast.

2:00 - Reeling from the TRL reboot

13:00 - An extremely non-spoilery review of Thor: Ragnarok

22:00 - The Hollywood sexual harassment update, first up, Kevin Spacey

36:19 - Sebastian Gorka can't park

45:00 - Matt feels bad for Osama Bin Laden

52:07 - Hollywood harassment part 2: Andy Dick edition

1:15:30 - Hollywood harassment update part 3: Jeremy Piven edition

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Ex-NBA player Paul Shirley joins the Frotcast this week to talk about his new book, plus, we discuss Guy Ritchie's KING ARTHUR and do the internet's first live podcast review of "Doughp," San Francisco's first "hip hop-themed cookie dough kiosk." Matt Lieb and Vince are in studio. We also talk Stephen Dorff, Pauly Shore, PFT Commenter, and George Bush Sr. groping women. Frot on and enjoy, donate at Patreon Dot Com Slash FROTCAST. 

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Ever wondered what it's like to drive 5,000 miles scouting a location and spend eight years shooting a movie in a language you don't speak? That's the story of director Michael Matthews and writer Sean Drummond, the South African filmmakers behind Five Fingers For Marseilles, a Western set in South Africa's Eastern Cape and shot entirely in Sesotho, a Bantu language. In this week's bonus Frotcast #content, my interview with Matthews and Drummond about the creation of their movie. Will you ever get to see it? Sorry, no idea, but it's a cool story whatever the case. Subscribe to the Frotcast on iTunes, donate at Patreon.com/Frotcast. (Apologies for the sound quality this week, the handheld mics are noisier than what we usually use). 

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If you like timely pegs for classic movies, you'll love this week's Frotcast about the 1982 Ridley Scott classic, Blade Runner. Comedian Allison Mick calls it the "un-fun Fifth Element," while Twitter's favorite PR man Ed Zitron defends Harrison Ford's extremely laconic voice over. Comedian Joey Avery just tries to get a word in every now and then. We also talk Harvey Weinstein and Terry Crews (and Rob Schneider and Seth MacFarlane), and Eminem's Trump diss track. It's extremely #content and incredibly blah blah blah. It's not our best work but it's free. 

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What do Harvey Weinstein, Harry Knowles, the leader of a vegan mayo cult, and Juggalos have in common? Well, probably nothing except that they're all #content on this week's Frotcast. Every week we try to be Ira Glass and we end up Harry Carey. But hey, that's why you love us, right, 13 remaining listeners?! Jk, jk, it's a great show. Comedian Joey Avery and Jane Harrison are in the studio this week, with Matt Lieb (LA Matt) and Vince Mancini. Donate at Patreon.com/Frotcast, Frot on and enjoy and please Frot responsibly.

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With Allison Mick stuck in traffic, we've got Dave Lozo joining Vince and Matt Lieb on the Frotcast this week, to discuss the Tomb Raider remake, JJ Abrams, Sean Spicer at the Emmys, Hillary Clinton's terrible book, THE ACCOUNTANT, and Lawrence O'Donnel's Bill O'Reilly'style freakout. And of course, we finish things off with a round of the Royalty Freestyle, with Matt improvising songs for Patreon donors Jon G and Dan L. Enjoy, and Frot on! Donate at Patreon.com/Frotcast

6:52 - The Dave Lozo career arc
10:00 - A TOMB RAIDER remake! Sure, why not.
15:33 - JJ Abrams directing STAR WARS EPISODE IX
19:30 - Sean Spicer at the Emmys-gate
38:10 - Matt and Dave have terrible opinions about BABY DRIVER
40:09 - Hillary Clinton loves Goldfish crackers! So relatable.
47:30 - An important update about "Doughp", San Francisco's first hip hop themed cookie dough restaurant
1:12:52 - Lawrence O'Donnell freak out

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