Was This Always Weird

Hosts Cody Dearing & Matt Stoner are joined by a special guest each episode to help breakdown the hilarious, upsetting, & unusual truth about a beloved movie.
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Dec 19, 2018

You can take the cop out of New York, but you can't take the yippe ki yay out of the mother fucker. 

We watched Bruce Willis and Alan Rickman wage the classic battle of street smarts vs book smarm in Die Hard (1988).

Dec 5, 2018

Adam Sandler is Billy Madison...a man child who uses his wealth to relive his glory days.

We talked about a movie that's full of plot holes, but still made us laugh when the funny man yelled made up words, Billy Madison (1995).

Nov 21, 2018

Juno gets preggers, homeskillet. 

We talked about 2007's Juno, starring Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, the newspaper guy from Spider-man and the counselor from 10 Things I Hate About You.

Nov 7, 2018

Fast car go fast!

We're talking late 70's movie that's set-in the 50's, Grease (1978). Starring John Travolta, Olivia Newton John, and a car fast enough to make someone forget about an attempted assault.

Oct 24, 2018

Despite death's best attempts to warn him, Devon Sawa tries to die.

Oh come, don't act like you care about Devon Sawa all of a sudden. You've barely thought about him in years. 

We discuss the first film in the franchise that launched dozens of overly-elaborate deaths, Final Destination (2000).

Oct 10, 2018

Chris Hardwick, Rainn Wilson, and their two barely characterized are held hostage and tortured in Rob Zombie's directorial debut.

We talked about 2003's gift to all of us, House of 1000 Corpses.

Sep 26, 2018

Mom and dad get sucked into the TV, and it cures their marriage problems. 

Matt's friend Lee Howson joins us to discuss Stay Tuned starring John Ritter, Pam Dawber, and Jeffrey P Jones. 

Sep 12, 2018

A scared boy learns to be brave with the help of books...psh, yeah fuggin' right...

Ricky Ramirez (Flawed Podcast) joins us to discuss the not quite Disney, partially animated film from 1994, The Pagemaster.

Starring Macaulay Culkin, Christopher Lloyd, and the voices of Whoopi Goldberg and Patrick Stewart.

Aug 29, 2018

Sad white man go boom.

We talk about Michael Douglas' long white tirade, 1993's Falling Down.

Aug 15, 2018

A rich teenage psychopath betrays the goodwill of the entire city of Chicago. 

We get back to our John Hughes roots in this episode about Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986).

Aug 3, 2018

These 1950's teens aren't just horny, they're also racist! 

Two years before he gave us A Christmas Story, Bob Clark directed 1981's Porky's. It's the timeless story of a selfish teenagers, abusive parents, and decorative female characters. 

Jul 25, 2018

A record store faces closing because THE MAN must ruin all that is good in this world.

We try to keep it together as we talk Empire Records (1995) starring Liv Tyler, Rory Cochrane, Ethan Embry, Robin Tunney and Renée Zellweger. 

Jul 18, 2018

A man shrinks his kids and the neighbor's kids thus proving he's the exact loser his wife thinks he is.

Honey, I Shrunk The Kids is classic Disney, classic Moranis, and classic kid fantasy (giant oatmeal cream pie,). 

Jul 11, 2018

A crazy version of the future where the police are robots who shoot first and ask questions later.

We watched RoboCop (1987), and talked about director Paul Veerhoven's admission that he intended for RoboCop to be an "American Jesus with a gun."

Jun 27, 2018

Peter Pan's gots kids?

We set a course for Hook (1991) starring Robin Williams and Dustin Hoffman.

Join us as we set sail on a nostalgic voyage to plunder the depths of a fan theory about the original 1911 story "Peter and Wendy" in which Pan may have been murdering lost boys.

Jun 20, 2018

A bug eyed man with a vague job is tasked with coaching his boss' daughter's soccer team, and he handles it like anyone would...he dresses up his fiancee's son in drag and has him join the team. 

We talked 1992's Ladybugs, starring Rodney Dangerfield, Jonathan Brandis and Jackée Harry.

Jun 13, 2018

A buddy cop movie, but the cops are cowboys.

We watched 1994's The Cowboy Way, starring Kiefer Sutherland, Woody Harrelson, and the on screen assault of Luis Guzmán.

Jun 6, 2018

Michael Jackson, George Lucas, Francis Ford Coppola, Anjelica Huston, and the Disney company take a collective shit in this enormous waste of resources.

In this episode we discuss Captain EO, the 18 minute 4-D film created to play in amusement parks...and one that has the distinction of being the most expensive (per minute) film ever made. 

May 30, 2018

Barf! Bella's in love with a vampire and a werewolf and herself and no one. 

We talked Twilight (2008) the first film in the teen vampire saga. 

May 23, 2018

A fat kid thinks people are mean to him because he's fat, but really its because he's a violent bully.

We talked about 1995's fat kid teen fantasy, Angus. 

May 17, 2018

John Travolta and Nicholas Cage are arch rivals who change faces and bad touch each others families. 

Super awesome dude and supportive fan of the podcast, Sean Farnsworth, joins us to talk about Face/Off (1997). 

May 9, 2018

Before he was cruising the galaxy with Morty, Doc Brown was helping kids scam their parents into paying for a bogus NO RULES summer camp.

We watched Camp Nowhere (1994), starring Christopher Lloyd and Thomas F. Wilson (Biff from Back To The Future).

May 2, 2018

$5 a day and a room in the same hotel as Tia Carrere? America truly does have the best legal system. 

Matt and Cody examine Pauly Shore's Jury Duty (1995) and whether or not it's fair to say a movie held up if it was never any good to begin with.

Apr 26, 2018

Man, surfers are so fucking cool. And some of them rob banks! and Keanu Reeves is all like, whoooahhh. But then Swayze is like, brooo, you a secret agent? 

We talk the original 1911 Point Break and how it's a zen meditation on some cheeseball bs, but Lori Petty is pretty cool. 

Apr 19, 2018

The worst kid in baseball breaks his arm and becomes hot shit all of a sudden. 

We talk the kids baseball fantasy movie Rookie of the Year and all of its bogus logic. 

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