The Drive-in Speakerbox Podcast
By The Boom Operator & The Gaffer
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The Drive-In Speakerbox is a weekly radio program with sarcastic and witty reviews of film and TV, film scores and more that airs live Mondays at 8pm CST on KXUA 88.3 FM. Join The Boom Operator & The Gaffer as they play film scores, rip apart Hollywood schlock, and educate you on how to be an awesome film viewer.
||CleanEpisode 10 - 5 - 14||Back in action for a minute or two, The Gaffer takes a break from the cornfields to help out, helping to review Gone Girl and pitch a movie about deadly butt electrocutions. You heard me. We heard music from: Cannibal Holocaust, 1980 - Riz Orlan||10/13/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9 - 15 - 14||Rambo is getting a sequel. And maybe a TV show? Ok. "Jaws" Richard Kiel passed away, notable as Bond henchman and "Happy Gilmore" cameo, respectively. Nothing came out on DVD. I caught Blue Ruin on Netflix, and thought it was a pleasant surprise||9/15/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9 - 8 - 14||This was the slowest box office weekend in six years, which is sad, because I really feel like we could've made that number larger. Wow, there was nothing to talk about this week. We heard music from: Flash Gordon, 1980 - Queen The Color of Money, 1986 -||9/8/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9 - 1 - 14||Labor Day! Tiny, pitiful respite from the unrelenting, brutal erosion of working life in a post-industrial society! Naked pictures of several starlets were recently hacked from the iCloud, reinforcing our cultural notion of celebrities in general and fema||9/1/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8 - 25 - 14||Richard Attenborough died age 90. Minority Report TV show. Managed to see Richard Linklater's Boyhood and Jonathan Glazer Under the Skin; the former's use of real-time lapse as storytelling overshadowed it's ability to actually create a narrative. The lat||8/25/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8 - 18 -14||Hmm, what exactly is there to talk about this time around? Wiener-cleavage? George Takei? Yes indeed. I won't give you context, you'll have to listen in. I keep meaning to see Boyhood, which is playing at our local Cinemark. Low-fi artsy-fartsy using real||8/18/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8 - 11 - 14||Robin Williams passed away today, losing a decades-long struggle with depression informed by bipolar disorder and alcoholism. I prefer the expression, "Death by depression" to suicide, since it decenters the individual as the cause and focuses on the illn||8/11/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7 - 28 - 14||Comic-Con pieces needed digesting: 50 Shades of Gray, Mad Max, and at least two other films had their trailer debuts at that symposium of sadness. We reviewed Expendables III and Lucy. The former was to be expected of the franchise, the latter wrapping up||7/28/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7 - 21 - 14||Ahead of us looms dark horizons: Guardians of the Galaxy, Vin Diesel's return to the illustrious xXx franchise, and the internet getting its collective nutt over some new...pictures of a new X-Wing and Ultron in upcoming sequel resplendence. The geeks hav||7/21/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7 - 14 - 14||Since literally no other movies came out, the new Apes movie ruled the roost. We talked about a bunch of stuff as usual as the Gaffer managed to gchat to people for most of the show and barely pay attention for the rest of it, while being passive aggressi||7/14/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7 - 7 -14||Not a lot happened this past ID4 weekend; either the fireworks have lost their luster or things just didn't come together this year. So it goes, Mr. Vonnegut. Snowpiercer: It exists. We talked about it. We heard music from: How to Train Your Dragon 2, 201||7/7/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6 - 20 - 14||Hey how y'all doin' now? I don't even understand what that means, but we're back after a two-week hiatus talking all the crazy Star Wars Batman Superman Ninja Turtles geeky b******t news that has diminished us all personally. We did have micro-reviews of||6/30/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6 - 9 -14||Rik Mayall died! :'( We played what tribute we could. On tap this week were reviews of the film Edge of Tomorrow, a film which is impossible to describe without describing other films, which illustrates an easy point about postmodern pastiche without me h||6/9/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5 - 26 - 14||This week X-Men: Days of Future Past was on the chopping block; the Boom Operator thought it was one of the better installments of this franchise, and the Gaffer thought that was scant praise in itself. I've never felt like these live-action renditions of||5/26/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5 - 19 - 14||Tonight the Gafferzilla returned briefly to chime in his thoughts on more and more origins prequels no one wanted: Rescue Rangers, Smurfs...a Batman show with no Batman? There aren't enough WTFs. I (the Gaffer) also caught Slavoj Zizek's The Pervert's Gui||5/19/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3 - 31 - 14||(Original broadcast 3 - 31 - 14) We played Shredder to the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle movie trailer, because it really looks unfun and just awful. I don't understand why the oft-maligned but capable TMNT didn't keep this franchise||3/31/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3 - 24 - 14||(Original broadcast 3 - 24 - 14) "That guy!" character actor James Rebhorn passed away this week past, a memorable character actor who always seemed to play some bureaucratic, officious toolbag . It must be interesting to be a ubiquitous character actor t||3/24/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3-17-14||We bitched and moaned about St. Patrick's Day because, well, it's topical and because we survive on a delightful IV of haterade. But yes, it's that "Irish" time of year again, meaning that frat-f***s around the country will claim an indiscernible Irish h||3/17/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3-10-14||Our wintry cloud has temporarily lifted and we emerge to report on Oscar atrocities, though, like everyone else, we were able to predict within a high percentage the winners and losers beforehand. I was filled with mordant disgust that Frozen wo||3/10/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorst of 2013||(original podcast date 1-13-14) Hooray! After two weeks of holiday and arctic temperatures we returned from our Igloos just in time to rain vituperation with our Worst of 2013 lists. We didn't compare or rehearse the lists beforehand, which always makes t||1/13/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12 - 9 - 13||(original podcast date 12-9-13) Here in Northwest Arkansas, 1-2 inches of snowfall can bring the entire tri-county area to its knees...in worship of the fact that we don't have the infrastructure to deal with snow or ice. So, the University has been close||12/9/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12 - 1 - 13||Tonight we discussed the much talked about and, it must be said, highly ironic death of Paul Walker who drove furiously into a pole and was killed. Of course, he wasn't driving, but likely complicit in his race-car buddy's showing off in a $300,000 Porsch||12/1/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11 - 25 - 13||(original podcast date 11-25-14) On the heels of Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Black Friday (so to speak) this week, we were feeling a bit festive. The Boom Operator reviewed Ender's Game, and found it surprisingly decent. We both took Hunger Game||11/25/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10 - 14 - 13||Our second week of October saw a Goblin-themed show: the creepy, synthy, funky sounds of the group that is largely responsible for the ambiance in Dario Argento's most famous films. This is was a really easy show to listen to. We waxed lyrically about Oct||10/15/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
Deep Cuts from Great Films, with Pleasant Enough Snark and Delight
Able hosts the Gaffer and the Boom Operator have been doing this for years, and it has to be one of the best podcasts for film lovers out there. Fans of Doug Loves Movies will find a lot to love here.
these guys have seen a lot of movies
The music is great but the highlight of this show is the commentary.
I listened to this podcast while making love, and my performance increased by 15 percent!