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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Jun 12, 2019

In 1984 a film finally came along that had the stones to put the study of a violent martial art back where it the hands of kids.

In this episode we're talking the original Karate Kid, and loving it for the good and bad of who it is.

Starring Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, and Elisabeth Shue. 

May 26, 2019

It's every teen movie. We are every teen movie. Teen movie am one.

In this episode we explore Not Another Teen Movie's shelf-life and asses the positives and negatives of its level of self-awareness.

May 2, 2019

Mike Judge is a poet with an eye for the beauty of modern American ignorance. 

In this episode on Idiocracy (2006) we are joined by Lance Gilstrap who was lucky enough to be an extra in this film. We talk about what Judge got wrong, right, and generally feel sad while we laugh at the sad state of existence. 

Apr 19, 2019

The lone rangers rob their way into the rock n' roll hall of legends. 

We ain't fartin on no snare drums in this week's episode about  Airheads, the 1994 film starring Brendan Frasier, Steve Buscemi, Adam Sandler, Chris Farley, Judd Nelson and even Joe Mantegna.

Mar 31, 2019

Harmony Korine forces us to watch his nightmares so that we can all be sad boys.

In this episode we talk about Gummo, the 1997 movie about the destroyed lives of people in the midwest. 

Mar 14, 2019

Princess Jasmine has 3 days to find love before her father's nonsense law probably ends her life.

But the songs were great!

We dig into the 1992 Disney animated classic, Aladdin, before the remake corrupts our memories.

Feb 28, 2019

In the late 90's Adam Sandler had a string of successes, and then in the year 2000 abruptly flopped out Little Nicky. A film set in hell that makes the audience feel like they are also in hell...the hell of this film.

This episode is dedicated to the film that disappointed Sandler fans everywhere, Little Nicky.

Feb 14, 2019

A cautionary tale to children everywhere.

We watched The Little Rascals from 1994 and then spent this episode trying to talk ourselves back into the 21st century. 

Jan 30, 2019

Sibling Rivalry! Football! U.S.A.! Fuck Us!

Ed O'Neill and Rick Moranis wrap up a bunch of children in their petty childhood issues in 1994's Little Giants.

Jan 16, 2019

The story of 4 women who became the best of friends in the summer of 1970, and then rode that wave for 25 years to fill the sadness shaped holes in their lives. 

We watched 1995's coming of age classic, Now and Then, starring Christina Ricci, Rosie O'Donnell, Thora Birch, Demi Moore, and Rita Wilson. 

Jan 2, 2019

Two brothers (maybe?) that are plumbers (definitely) save a princess (not the one you're thinking of) from the evil King Koopa (who you know as Bowser).

The fuck, Nintendo?

We talked about the 1993 adaptation of the beloved Super Mario Brothers video game, Super Mario Bros..

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 RenĂ©e 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."

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