Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Episode 84: Glazed Up in High Smoke

PodcastStoner Comedy w/ Michael Glazer!

This week in Faults in the Vaults, we're going dancing with Mary Jane with the help of a pair of stoner comedies and our friend --- comedian, and chronic guru -- Michael Glazer! We take a Puff - Puff - Pass on Cheech & Chong's Up in Smoke (1978) in order to educate the masses with Method Man & Redman in How High (2001).

Title CardWe take a more laid back feel to this herbal infused episode and kickback with a longform discussion with the man that High Times referred to as the rising star of cannabis comedy.

Also in this episode, Josh and Mitch gets blazed and talk movies, music, and everything in between, along with tales of Babble-On bonus content, meeting Leonard Maltin, and other shenanigans!

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Soapbox B-Roll #7: Oscars So Boring

Oscar Break Down!

We again bring you another installment of Soapbox B-Roll as we prepare for our CA-AZ-TX road trip for the Michael Parks documentary!

B-Roll is an audio bridge of sorts between full episodes of Soapbox Office, featuring extra or expanded discussion left out of prior episodes in addition to brand new unedited conversation covering a wider range of topics and general day to day operations...

On this week's episode, Josh whines about losing his first Hate Debate while Mitch gloats in temporary revelry. We also go into the weeds of the Oscars as to who got nominated, who's going to win, and why we ultimately don't care. We also announce an upcoming new segment devoted to badass women in the industry!

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Episode 83: Pitch Perfect Pussycats

PodcastWomen Who Rock!

This week in Faults in the Vaults, it's a musical comedy double feature where women are running the show. We hold out hope for the a-capp-ocalypse and plug our ears while watching Pitch Perfect (2012) and instead throw our support behind the sharp musical and satirical stings of Josie and the Pussycats (2001).

Josh goes Digging Up The Docs, and navigates the dark political quagmire of an unsolved Irish pub massacre with Alex Gibney's No Stone Unturned (2017).

Mitch attempts to get to the bottom of #StargateGate and defends the merits of Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit in another edition of The Hate Debate.

Also in this episode, CreepWatch continues strong into 2018, Josh gets MoviePass, while Mitch skips awards season movie watching to praise The Commuter (2018).

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!