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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Mar 21, 2018

Based on the Stephen King short story, The Body, Stand By Me tells the timeless coming of age tale about the right of passage all young men go through: lying to your parents, stealing a gun, smoking cigarettes, cursing like a sailor, and walking for a day and a half to see a dead body. 

We've all been there.

Letty Tomlinson (A Little Help From My Friends Podcast) takes a trip down memory lane as we look back on Stand By Me (1986), starring Corey Feldman, Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Kiefer Sutherland, Jerry O'Connell, and a bunch of other white dudes. 

Mar 15, 2018

A young girls nightmare of a life only get worse when her only friend is killed by bees.

In this week's episode we take on the 1991 movie designed to make us all sad, My Girl. 

Mar 7, 2018

A damn dirty trick of a movie to get kids to watch a horror movie with rabbits. 

Douglas Eaton-Landis hops into the studio to discuss Watership Down, the 1978 film based on the book by Richard Adams. 

Feb 28, 2018

An underdog story about a youth baseball team of misfits coached by a drunk who lose like they're supposed to.

The 1976 Bad News Bears starring Walter Matthau and Tatum O'Neal used the reckless adult behavior of their day to help pave the way for generations of underdog sports movies to follow.

Feb 14, 2018

Martin Lawrence and Will Smith are a mixed match pair of buddy cops who are bad people that are bad at their job. 

Alex Ybarra (Average Caucasian) joins the show to talk about Micheal Bay's early career hit, Bad Boys (1995). 

Feb 7, 2018

A true celebration of violence.

Matt and Cody talk Ernest Goes To Camp (1987), in which Ernest is bumped up from cleaning crew at a camp to the untrained counselor responsible for a group of awesomely dressed delinquent children.  
Jan 31, 2018

A young boy has to prove to his family that aliens are real so that everyone will stop hating him.

In this episode we talk about Mac and Me, a movie that looked at E.T. and said "that alien could look more like genitals". 

Jan 24, 2018

Burt Reynolds pulls out his D right next to an 8 year old boy. There's another 90 minutes or so of movie around this where a kid is teamed up with a gruff cop, but pretty much this is the movie where Reynolds casually exposes himself to an 8 year old. 

Matt Stoner and Cody Dearing take on Cop and 1/2,  the classic buddy cop movie about your worst 8 year old with a badge. 

Jan 17, 2018

A half-human half-vampire hunts other vampires and uses his cool sword to kill them for being big mean jerks. 

We discussed the Marvel comic movie from 1998 starring Wesley Snipes, Blade. 

Jan 10, 2018

Sometimes you hack the planet, and other times...the planet hacks you.

Jake Milward is back on the show to talk about Hackers, the 1995 film the correctly guessed that their snapshot of technology at the time would age like a fine wine. 

Jan 3, 2018

Stanley Ipkiss takes the red pill, and get's what is rightfully his. The girl, the money, the power, and the keeses. 

Frank Netscher (Fuck This Week) digs in with us to reveal the tender underbelly of what makes Jim Carrey's, The Mask, such an awful movie. 

Dec 28, 2017

Rogue American soldiers steal chemical weapons, and threaten to launch them at San Francisco unless Nicholas Cage makes a hard turn in his acting career to become the balls crazy action badass we know and love today. 

In this episode we take on the Michael Bay/Jerry Bruckheimer action classic starring Nicholas Cage, Sean Connery, and the doctor from Scubs, The Rock. 

Dec 13, 2017

Keanu Reaves is just a normal dude with almost no skills stuck in a job he hates which can only me one thing, he's the most special person in existence and it's up to him to save humanity from robot-kind. 

Casie Luong glitches into the system with us as we nitpick hole's and dive into fan theories surrounding whether Neo is really the one in 1999's The Matrix. 

Dec 6, 2017

Two psychotic best friends imagine themselves out of their depressing lives and into the glamorous world of public access TV.

Robert Segovia joins the crew as we discuss Saturday Night Live's highest grossing movie, Wayne's World, starring Mike Meyers & Dana Carvey. 

Nov 29, 2017

The impossibly fantastic tale of a world where where the Ramones are sex icons. 

The Delicate Boys from Austin, TX get rowdy with us as we discuss 1979's Rock 'N' Roll High School. 

Nov 22, 2017

A teenager goes back in time to learn that he hates his dad, has the hots for his mom, and will forever be tormented by a broad shouldered doo-doo freak. 

Justin Soileau joins us again to talk about Back To The Future (1985), a fun film about incest the whole family can enjoy! 

Nov 15, 2017

The Spice Girls team up to figure out what the hell their own movie is about.

Emma Holder joins us to talk about 1997's most beautiful child, Spice World. 

Nov 8, 2017

Young Dorothy thinks that she goes on an empowering adventure to the land of Oz, but it turns out it was all just a dream and her dog is still going to be killed.

Can we trust Glenda the good witch? Are we sure Toto isn't a witch?

We dug deep into the mountain of trivia, and dirty tid-bits about the 1939 classic the Wizard of Oz.

Oct 25, 2017

A young Russian mouse named Fievel finds out the hard way that there are cats in America, and the streets are not paved with cheese. 

Devon Coleman (Sugar, Water, Purple) mellows out with us as we dig in to another tragic tale meant for children (from the fucked mind of Don Bluth), An American Tail (1986). 

Oct 18, 2017

Big weirdos on a big ship make everyone sad so James Cameron can face his fears. 

We watched Kate Winslet and Leonardo Dicaprio get along swimmingly in Titanic (1997), and we're totally not crying, you're crying. 

Oct 11, 2017

Americans can't follow instructions. 

Matt James Davis (BrainMatters Podcast) joins us to discuss, Gremlins, the 1984 motion picture that's attempting to show us all what monsters we are capable of being. 

Oct 4, 2017

The story of a man stalking the woman the thinks "should have been" his wife is lost in the fun and funny shuffle of a sports movie about a team set-up for failure that underdogs the shit out of an entire city.

Brady James (The Megaphone Show) joins the line-up for our episode on the 1989 baseball classic, Major League. Starring Charlie Sheen, Wesley Snipes, and Tom Berenger.

Sep 27, 2017

No one freaks out as giant green immature monsters steal cash from criminals to fund their insatiable pizza habit.

Chaz Formichella (Nice Astronaut) is back on the show to get radical with us as we talk about  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze. 

Sep 20, 2017

A young boy finds a golden ticket in a candy bar that gives him the chance to not be murdered in a chocolate factory by a serial killer hiding in plain sight. 

Kevin Anderson (Church Of Man) is the lucky boy who gets to help dig deep into the madness of the 1971 musical starring Gene Wilder, Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (based on the book by Roald Dahl).

Sep 13, 2017

A big fat fatty (SO FUNNY!) uses science magic to become an ego maniac, and Dave Chappelle gets caught in the middle of it. 

Javier Ungo joins this episode to work out just how many different ways a person can be shamed in Eddie Murphy's remake of The Nutty Proffessor (1996).

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