Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Episode 82: White House Has Fallen Down

Soapbox OfficePOTUS in Peril!

This week in Faults in the Vaults, the White House is under attack as we take a look at a pair of action thrillers from the year 2013. We impeach Antoine Fuqua's Olympus Has Fallen in order to swear in Roland Emmerich's White House Down.

The Soapbox Rant returns to pick a bone with the Golden Globes and the instance of turning ceremony into a social-political platform.

Josh goes Digging Up The Docs, and talks government cover-ups and the MK Ultra program in Errol Morris' latest genre-bending work, Wormwood (2017).

Mitch seeks redemption in The Hate Debate and builds a defense for Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich's blockbuster sci-fi action adventure, Stargate (1994).

Also in this episode, Parks Doc updates, NorCal road trips, winter colds, and The Great British Bake Off!

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Episode 81: Drinking & Drive-ins - Beyond the Poseidon Adventure

New Year's Disasters!

This week, Faults in the Vaults pauses to bring you another installment of Drinking & Drive-ins - the segment where we kick back and revel in some of the very best cinematic exploitations from the heyday of the local drive-in to the birth of the multiplex and beyond.

Soapbox Office PodcastThis time, we say goodbye to a disastrous 2017 and ring in the New Year by taking a look at the disaster of all disaster movies ---
That's right, we're going Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979)!

Beyond the Poseidon AdventureMitch goes Digging Up The Docs to praise Terry Zwigoff's debut as a documentarian with 1985's Louie Bluie, which follows the life and career of noted blues musician, Howard "Louie Bluie" Armstrong.

Also in this episode, Christmas recaps, gift giving, New Year's celebrations, Parks doc preparations, and the winner of the Raleigh (Beer) Soapery presents The Soapbox Office Podcast Cool Yule Contest Giveaway Type Thing!