Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Completely Conspicuous 284: Perfect Situation

Part 2 of my conversation with guest Ric Dube as we present our ideas for rebooting classic sitcoms. Listen to the episode below or download it directly (right click and "save as").

Show notes:
- Recorded at More Lost Time world HQ
- Jay: Movie reboot of Laverne and Shirley starring Emma Stone and Ellen Page
- Set at a Seattle microbrewery
- AV Club's Random Roles feature is terrific
- Ric: Sets Happy Days in 1991 Seattle, called Dazed and Abused
- Jason Everman's strange trip
- Let it go, Dave Mustaine
- Jay: Bosom Buddies reimagined with dudes dressing as women in drag
- Ric's take on Hangover 3
- Dueling Mork and Mindy remakes
- Ric: Get Robin Williams to play older Mork
- Jay: Alien lands in Portland, followed around by documentary crew
- What the hell is the Modern Family documentary about?
- Arnold does great commentary tracks
- Ric: Leave It to Cheever
- Partridge Family reboot with the Kardashians
- The new Jay Leno Show
- Ric still wants to make the reality show Blue Balls
- Bonehead of the Week

METZ - Can't Understand
Majical Cloudz - Bugs Don't Buzz
Speedy Ortiz - No Below
Murray A. Lightburn - Motherfuckers  

Completely Conspicuous is available through the iTunes podcast directory. Subscribe and write a review!

The METZ song is part of the Adult Swim Singles Series. Download the song for free at Stereogum.
The Majical Cloudz song is on the album Impersonator on Matador Records. Download the song for free at Chromewaves.
The Speedy Ortiz song is on the album Major Arcana on Carpark Records. Download the song for free at Stereogum.
The Murray A. Lightburn song is on the album Mass: Light. Download the song for free at Chromewaves.  

The opening and closing theme of Completely Conspicuous is "Theme to Big F'in Pants" by Jay Breitling. Find out more about Senor Breitling at his fine music blog Clicky Clicky. Voiceover work is courtesy of James Gralian.

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