Aug 162017
 
Charlottesville

  Here at Behind the Pop we don’t write much anymore. We used to do movie reviews and various other side pieces, but as interest waned so did our drive. So now, we like to deliver our opinions solely via audio. We also don’t usually like to get political, there are other podcasts that are much better equipped […]

Aug 152017
 
Episode 75 - Parody VS Satire/Top 5 Satire Movies!

We’re back for the second week in a row! This week, we’re talking all about the difference between parody and satire, and making sure that we keep you in line. In addition, we’re dropping on you our top 5 favorite satire films. So, go Behind the Pop with Bill and Bryant! Remember, drop us a voicemail […]

Aug 072017
 
Episode 74 - We're Back! Reboots VS Remakes/Top 5 Reboots!

  We’re finally back after an almost four month hiatus! And the hot topic of the evening is Reboots, Remakes, and Returns! That’s right, we’re breaking down the hot topic in Hollywood and defining it in our own Return! After the break we go on to discuss our Top 5 Reboots! So, go Behind the […]

Apr 202017
 
Episode 72 - Clive Barker Retrospective!

This week, your hosts take a trip down the road of the macabre and fantastic with a retrospective on the prince of horror, Clive Barker! Won’t you join us?!?! Remember, drop us a voicemail at (682) 214-3999! Intro Music Courtesy of https://mathgrant.bandcamp.com/track/space-blocks as provided under the Creative Commons License: Attribution, NonCommercial, Sharealike – If this […]

Apr 022017
 
Episode 71 - Ghost in the Shell!

This week on Behind the Pop, Dan and Bryant discuss the merits of adaptations, aesthetic, and ideology in a lengthy review of the new film, Ghost in the Shell! Won’t you join us?!? Remember, drop us a voicemail at (682) 214-3999! Intro Music Courtesy of https://mathgrant.bandcamp.com/track/space-blocks as provided under the Creative Commons License: Attribution, NonCommercial, […]

Mar 302017
 
Episode 70 - Power Rangers/Top 5 Kids Shows Adaptations We Want!

Like any good podcast…we’re late this week! We apologize, but sometimes LIFE happens! This week, we’re discussing the new Power Rangers movie and follow it up with a new top 5 list! This week, it’s all about kids shows we want adaptations of! Won’t you go Behind the Pop with us?!? Remember, drop us a […]

Mar 212017
 
Episode 69 - Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, FINALLY!

That’s it! We’re finally finished with the Resident Evil series! Thank you all things holy and good! Won’t you join us as we wrap up the series with some final thought! Remember, drop us a voicemail at (682) 214-3999! Intro Music Courtesy of https://mathgrant.bandcamp.com/track/space-blocks as provided under the Creative Commons License: Attribution, NonCommercial, Sharealike – […]

Mar 072017
 
Episode 68 - Logan/Resident Evil the Reunion!

Why does Wolverine look so angry? Probably because he just watched Resident Evil: Retribution! This week, join Bill and Bryant as they discuss what makes Logan so good and what makes the fifth Resident Evil movie so bad! Also, we talk about our new spin off podcast coming soon! Remember, drop us a voicemail at (682) 214-3999! Intro Music Courtesy of […]

Feb 282017
 
Episode 67 - Get Out of Resident Evil Afterlife!

This week, as we’re reunited with Derek Derrickson, we dive in to the world of Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, Get Out, and continue the rabbit hole of awfulness with Resident Evil: Afterlife…when will this be over? We hope soon! Won’t you join us as we dive in to our past and talk movies! Remember, drop […]

Feb 212017
 
Episode 66 - 2001:Planet of Apes/Resident Evil: Extinction

This week on Behind the Pop, we’re talking bad computers, Apes with brains, and continue our Resident Evil marathon with Resident Evil: Extinction! Won’t you join us as we dive in to our past and talk movies! Remember, drop us a voicemail at (682) 214-3999! Intro Music Courtesy of https://mathgrant.bandcamp.com/track/space-blocks as provided under the Creative Commons […]

Feb 142017
 
Episode 65 - LEGION/Resident Evil: Apocalypse!

This week we’re taking a trip in to the psychological warfare of David Haller, otherwise known as Legion! After we come down from the mind trip, we dive back in to our Resident Evil marathon and talk about the sequel to kill all sequels, Resident Evil: Apocalypse! Remember, drop us a voicemail at (682) 214-3999! Intro Music […]

Feb 072017
 
Episode 64 - Rage Quits and Evil Residents!

This week on Behind the Pop we begin our Resident Evil marathon! We know, it’s what you’ve been asking for! But first, we talk about Clash Royale, Fire Emblem Heroes, and some epic rage quits! And remember, drop us a voicemail at (682) 214-3999! Intro Music Courtesy of https://mathgrant.bandcamp.com/track/space-blocks as provided under the Creative Commons License: Attribution, NonCommercial, Sharealike […]

Jan 272017
 
Episode 62 - 2017 Oscar Preview!

This week on Behind the Pop your hosts discuss the 2017 Oscar nominations, go over the best pictures with a fine tooth comb, and discuss everything from TMNT to the recent passing of Mary Tyler Moore! Won’t you join us! And remember, drop us a voicemail at (682) 214-3999! Intro Music Courtesy of https://mathgrant.bandcamp.com/track/space-blocks as provided […]

Jan 242017
 
Episode 61 - Worst Film Adaptations Based on TV Shows!

Welcome to the Thunderdome! This week, your hosts are diving in to the long and tired tradition of Hollywood adapting EVERYTHING in to a movie! This week, we’re breaking down the worst of the worst in TV to Movie Adaptations! Won’t you join us! And remember, drop us a voicemail at (682) 214-3999! Intro Music […]

Jan 202017
 
Episode 60 - Nintendo Switch/Spring Movie Preview!

Dan and Bryant get together to talk about the new Nintendo Switch preview! Afterwards, they watch some trailers and decide if the movie sold its self to the crew of Behind the Pop! Enjoy! And remember, drop us a voicemail at (682) 214-3999! Intro Music Courtesy of https://mathgrant.bandcamp.com/track/space-blocks as provided under the Creative Commons License: […]

Jan 172017
 
Episode 59 - A Conversation About Wes Craven With Chris Antista!

It’s been a crazy couple of weeks! Between family stuff and being sick, the BTP crew has been scattered and all over the place! But, we’re back on a regular schedule! And what a better way to start that regular schedule than a conversation about Wes Craven with our friend Chris Antista from Lasertime! This […]

Dec 272016
 
Episode 58 - Merry Christmas!

With no subject tonight, and it being Christmas, Dan and Bryant get together to drink, talk about George Michael, Christmas music, and Shakira! Won’t you join us for a very special Christmas episode! We also have more voicemails! If you want to leave us a voicemail you can reach us at (682) 214-3999! Intro Music […]

Dec 242016
 
Episode 57 - Best and Worst of 2016 MEGACAST (PT. 2)!

It’s the conclusion you’ve all been waiting for! It’s the top 3 movies of 2016 followed by the worst 5 of 2016! Listen in as we count them down and play some fan voicemails! If you want to leave us a voicemail you can reach us at (682) 214-3999! Intro Music Courtesy of https://mathgrant.bandcamp.com/track/space-blocks as […]

Dec 242016
 
Episode 56 - Best and Worst of 2016 MEGACAST (PT. 1)!

That’s it folks! That’s all she wrote. Won’t you join Bill and Bryant in part 1 of a 2 part series as they countdown their favorite guilty pleasures, best of 2016, and worst of 2016! Also, we have some voicemails from some of our fans to play on the air. To leave us a voicemail […]

Dec 192016
 
Episode 55 - Rogue One/The Elusive Perfect Score!

This week, your hosts dive in to a Star Wars story and come out the other side with a lengthy discussion! In the second segment, we discuss what makes us give a movie a perfect score, and some we may regret! Intro Music Courtesy of https://mathgrant.bandcamp.com/track/space-blocks as provided under the Creative Commons License: Attribution, NonCommercial, […]

Dec 062016
 
Episode 53 - Video Mania! Final Fantasy: The NES Years!

We’re back on a regular schedule! Woohoo! Seriously, we apologize, but things came up! Anyway, so, we’re starting a new series called Video Mania! And it’s all about video games! This week, in celebration of Final Fantasy dropping, what better way to start this new series than with a five part retrospective on the Final […]

Nov 202016
 
Episode 52 - Arrival/The Worst Episode Ever!

This week we’re talking the new film from Denis Villeneuve, Arrival! After that, we attempt to talk about first contact in pop culture history, but as your two hosts are completely exhausted from the daily dealings of life, we end up devolving in to a 30 minute chat fest…turns out, it was kind of funny! […]

Nov 072016
 
Episode 51 - Hacksaw Ridge/Fallen Celebrities!

This week your host take a trip back in time to discuss the World War 2 battle for Hacksaw Ridge! In our second segment, we dive a bit more in to the recent past to talk about Celebrities Gone Bad! Intro Music Courtesy of https://mathgrant.bandcamp.com/track/space-blocks as provided under the Creative Commons License: Attribution, NonCommercial, Sharealike […]

Nov 072016
 
Episode 11 - Girl Meets World of Terror!

In a very spooky edition of 2 Dudes Meet Girl Meets World, your hosts, Dan and Bryant, scare themselves silly talking about three spooky tales that take place in the world of Girl Meets World! Warning: This Podcast is not for children, this is two friends obviously having fun being ridiculous and over analytical of […]

Oct 252016
 
Episode 50 - Second Golden Age of Monsters/Quiz With Chris Antista (Pt. 2)

In episode 50 of Behind the Pop, we’re taking you back, again, but this time to the recent past to discuss the second Golden Age of Movie Monsters! That’s right, we’re talking The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Halloween, Friday the 13th, and A Nightmare on Elm Street! In a very special two-parter, we also have Lasertime’s […]

Oct 252016
 
Episode 50 - Second Golden Age of Monsters/Quiz With Chris Antista (Pt. 1)

In episode 50 of Behind the Pop, we’re taking you back, again, but this time to the recent past to discuss the second Golden Age of Movie Monsters! That’s right, we’re talking The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Halloween, Friday the 13th, and A Nightmare on Elm Street! In a very special two-parter, we also have Lasertime’s […]

Oct 252016
 
Episode 10 - Girl Meets Crazy Hat!

That’s right, we’re back! Sooooooo, soooo sorry for the delay, we were not trying to Pod Fade, but it has been an insane 5 weeks of sickness and schedules, but we’re officially back! And in this weeks episode we’re talking CRAZY HATS and MUFFINS MADE OF SUGAR! So, oh please oh please, won’t you join […]

Oct 172016
 
Episode 49 - Universal Monsters (Pt. 1)

This week, in part 1 of a 2 part Halloween special, we go behind the scenes on the Universal Monsters! Prepared to be scared and terrified as we take you Behind the Pop! Intro Music Courtesy of https://mathgrant.bandcamp.com/track/space-blocks as provided under the Creative Commons License: Attribution, NonCommercial, Sharealike – If this Podcast were to reach […]

Oct 172016
 
Episode 49 - Universal Monsters (Pt. 2)

In the thrilling conclusion to our Universal Monsters discussion, we talk about the Bride of Frankenstein and the Creature from the Black Lagoon, and the Wolfman! Strap yourselves in to go Behind the Pop! Intro Music Courtesy of https://mathgrant.bandcamp.com/track/space-blocks as provided under the Creative Commons License: Attribution, NonCommercial, Sharealike – If this Podcast were to […]

Oct 012016
 
Episode 48 - Revolutionary Sitcoms With Special Guest Chris Antista from Lasertime! (Pt. 2)

This week on Las…I mean Behind the Pop! We’re getting together with Lasertime host, Chris “ALF Fanatic” Antista to discuss revolutionary sitcoms! In this special two part episode, we discuss everything from I Love Lucy to Married…With Children! Following our in depth breakdown of a true Americana art form, we test the knowledge of our […]

Oct 012016
 
Episode 48 - Revolutionary Sitcoms With Special Guest Chris Antista from Lasertime! (Pt. 1)

This week on Las…I mean Behind the Pop! We’re getting together with Lasertime host, Chris “ALF Fanatic” Antista to discuss revolutionary sitcoms! In this special two part episode, we discuss everything from I Love Lucy to Married…With Children! Following our in depth breakdown of a true Americana art form, we test the knowledge of our […]

Sep 272016
 
Episode 47 - Best of 2016 So Far/Fall Preview!

Tonight, in a very special episode of Behind the Pop, we break down our top 3 best and worst movies of 2016 so far; and then we follow it up with a fall preview in a lengthy discussion of the release schedule! Intro Music Courtesy of https://mathgrant.bandcamp.com/track/space-blocks as provided under the Creative Commons License: Attribution, […]

Sep 182016
 
Episode 46 - The Blair Witch

This week, your hosts delve deep in to the woods of Burketsville, formally Blair, in hopes of discovering the awful truth about The Blair Witch! That’s right, we’re reviewing the long awaited sequel to the 1999 hit feature, The Blair Witch Project. In a very special second segment, we discuss found footage in all its […]

Sep 142016
 
Episode 9 - Girl Meets 1961!

This week, your hosts travel back to 1961 in a very groovy episode of 2 Dudes Meet Girl Meets World! How well does the Disney sequel deal with time travel? Do they jump in to the rebellious 60’s with beat style or does the cast flounder in a flashback meltdown! Listen to find out! Also, […]

Sep 082016
 
Episode 8 - Girl Meets Smackle!

This week, your hosts of the ever growing, ever strange 2 Dudes Meet Girl Meets World try to figure out what exactly a Smackle is. No, not smack…Smackle! Does Farkle finally have an apt intellectual rival? Or is it….duh duh duh….love? How does Greek Mythology fit in to this weeks episode? And is beauty really […]

Sep 062016
 
Episode 45 - Review of 31/Retrospective on Rob Zombie!

This week, your hosts are diving in to the killer clown pool with a review of Rob Zombie’s latest feature…31! We also give a couple of mini reviews of The Lobster and Bad Moms. After that, we go down memory lane and discuss the divisive career of Rob Zombie, and then we talk horror films […]

Aug 202016
 
Episode 44 - Interview With the Always Entertaining Bill Moseley!

This week, your hosts get to sit down with none other then Bill Moseley! That’s right, we’re digging in to the past of Chop Top himself! The legendary actor recounts his history with SNL, National Lampoon, and graduating from Yale! We also discuss his friendship with the counter-culture icon Timothy Leary, his work with Buckethead, […]

Aug 192016
 
Episode 7 - Girl Meets Maya's Mother!

  This week, your hosts of 2 Dudes Meet Girl Meets World get introduced to Maya’s mother on a very confused episode of Girl Meets World! So, is the introduction to Katy Hart worth the build up? Or does it come in just a tad short of the promise of a new, interesting character? Tune […]

Aug 192016
 
Episode 6 - Girl Meets Popular!

Warning: For some reason, Bryant’s mic is slightly higher than normal, apologies for some of the crackle! This week on 2 Dudes Meet Girl Meets World, your friends, Dan and Bryant, are talking popularity! That’s right, this week, we’re having an existential crisis in regards to our own status…not! No, of course not, because this […]

Aug 142016
 
Episode 43 - Sausage Party/Adult Cartoon Party!

This week we’re welcoming Bill back with a discussion of the new Seth Rogen movie…Sausage Party! Did the adult cartoon live up to the hype, or did it fall short on its attempt at creating a R-Rated Pixar film! Guess you’ll have to listen to find out! In our second segment, getting rid of the […]

Aug 082016
 
Episode 42 - Suicide Squad Review!

This week, your hosts take on a team of villains and miscreants in their review of Suicide Squad! That’s right, we tackle what might very well be the most divisive movie of the summer! Does it rank higher than Batman vs Superman or does it fall in to the same pit traps, ultimately ending the […]

Aug 042016
 
Episode 5 - Girl Meets the Truth!

This week, on 2 Dudes Meet Girl Meets World, we discuss the most debated concept in history: truth! What is truth? How do we define a truth? When is it okay to betray the truth? And for crying out loud, what does Girl Meets World tell us about THE TRUTH? You’ll just have to tune […]

Aug 012016
 
Episode 41 - Star Trek Beyond/Interview With the Killer Robots!

This week, we review the new Star Trek movie! Does it hold it’s own in the trilogy? Does it remain true to the Trek universe? Does it redeem the rest of the summer? Guess you’ll have to listen to find out! Bonus review: We talk a tiny bit about Ghostbusters followed by a review of […]

Jul 282016
 
EP 4 - Girl Meets Father!

It’s time for episode 4 of 2 Dudes Meet Girl Meets World! And this week, we’re all about fatherhood! Does Girl Meets World continue the tradition of the first three episodes and wow your hosts, or does this one fall just a bit flat? Do your hosts learn how to get along with their own […]

Jul 212016
 
EP 3 - Girl Meets Sneak Attack!

It’s the third episode, we made it! And in this heart pounding episode of Two Dudes Meet Girl Meets World we’re talking about…Pearl Harbor? That’s right! How does Corey’s history lesson on the “day will live in infamy” tie in to a throw down between two middle schoolers! I guess you’ll have to find out […]

Jul 212016
 
EP 2 - Girl Meets Boy!

In the second episode of Two Dudes Meet Girl Meets World, we discuss Riley falling in love and trying to find her place in a growing generation of technology addicted teens! In this episode, we finally find structure in our own ramblings, and overall try to unravel the enigma of Girl Meets World! Warning: This […]

Jul 212016
 
EP 1 - Girl Meets World!

It’s the PILOT! That’s right, you’re joining us, Dan and Bryant for the launching of our newest spin off of Behind the Pop: Two Dudes Meet Girl Meets World! Join us week by week as we discuss the sequel series to the popular 90’s television show: Boy Meets World! In the first episode, we discuss […]

Jul 192016
 
Episode 40 - Interview With the Spectacular Michael Berryman!

This week, we had an awesome time talking to the spectacular, legendary, and vastly intelligent horror icon Michael Berryman! He gives us some behind the scenes on The Hills Have Eyes, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, The Lords of Salem, and The X-Files. Besides that, he goes in to some of his views on […]

Jul 102016
 
Episode 39 - Interview With the Legendary Sid Haig!

I don’t think words can express how awesome this episode was! We had the opportunity to interview the legendary Sid Haig! You may know him from The Devil’s Rejects and House of 1000 Corpses, but he has done everything! He tells us about his experiences with Lucille Ball, Sam Cooke, George Lucas, Dabney Coleman, and the classic star […]

Jul 042016
 
Episode 38 - Batman V Superman: The Ultimate Cut/Top 5 Director's Cuts

In a Behind the Pop first, we’re doing a re-review! Sort of! That’s right, the film that we hated as much as we humanly could, we’re re-reviewing. This week, it’s Behind the Pop versus Batman versus Superman in a no holds barred match! Does the director’s cut improve the film that we  described as abysmal, […]

Jun 262016
 
Episode 37 - Interview With Award Winning Author Braxton Cosby!

This week on Behind the Pop we are joined by award winning author Braxton Cosby! We’re talking science fiction, world building, favorite new series, challenges of adapting books to film, and basically start geeking out over our shared science fiction obsessions! We loved having Braxton Cosby on the podcast and suggest listening as this one […]

Jun 262016
 
Episode 36 - Independence Day: Resurgence/Top 5 Unnecessary Sequels

This week on Behind the Pop we’re reviewing the new disaster/sci-fi film: Independence Day: Resurgence! After that, in response to the Independence Day sequel, we talk the top 5 Unnecessary Sequels! Remember to join us every Sunday and Thursday to go Behind the Pop! Also, drop us a line, a communique, a word to let us know what you […]

Jun 262016
 
Bonus Episode - Interview With Miss Asia USA Ashley Park!

Join us in a special bonus episode of Behind the Pop where we interview Miss Asia USA, Ashley Park! Seriously, this was a blast and Ashley brought some insight in to her upcoming projects Rogue Warrior: Robot Fighter, Terror Tales, and Los Angeles Overnight! She also discusses her passions, favorite films, Asian typecasting in Hollywood, and future plans! Intro […]

Jun 232016
 
Episode 35 - Interview With Nicholas Gyeney, Director of the Upcoming Beta Test!

This week we’re joined by director Nicholas Gyeney! He’s got a helluva movie coming out called Beta Test. Ask yourself a question: do you love 90’s action films and would love to see a throwback to that style? If you answered yes, then this is your flick! The film also has the longest, single cut action […]

Jun 202016
 
Episode 34 - Interview With Illusionist Michael Grandinetti!

Tonight, on an incredible episode of Behind the Pop we have Illusionist Michael Grandinetti! Michael Grandinetti hopes that, by the end of the summer, people around the country will be feeling one thing – true and utter amazement.  Recently named by Entertainment Weekly as “a great magician who can truly communicate with a TV audience” and “a fan […]

Jun 202016
 
Episode 33 - Top 3 Remakes/Brandon Stacy Interview!

This week we are thankful to be joined by actor Brandon Stacy! You may know Brandon from such things as The Big Short, Terminator Genisys, or Roots! This week, Brandon is going in to some of his acting background, how he got involved in the Star Trek franchise, and what he hopes to do in the future! After our interview […]

Jun 132016
 
Episode 32 - Interview With Director J. Jesses Smith!

This week, your heroes are taking Behind the Pop in a new direction! We’ve officially started interviewing people! And to get us started, we’re talking to none other than director J. Jesses Smith! You make recognize him from his work with several artists and groups working in the industry, including: 50 Cent, Wu-Tang Clan, Mos […]

Jun 052016
 
Episode 31 - Mini Review Time: X-Men and TMNT!

Okay! I know! We said we wouldn’t be back until the 18th of June, but we saw two movies in theaters and wanted to give them a quick review of our awesome audience! So, in a commercial free, mini-episode, Bill and Bryant are talking X-Men: Apocalypse and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows. Please forgive Bryant’s […]

May 252016
 
We're Taking Some Time Off!

I firmly believe that rest is best! Well, in this case, we at Behind the Pop are taking a few weeks off to rejuvenate and reinvigorate the show! We will return on  June 18th, 2016 with all new episodes, a new theme song, and possibly a new format! Woohoo! Seriously though, thank you for all […]

May 242016
 
Bill Goes to Psychic War With Carrie!

By: Bill Nelson Welcome back, bad movie fans! It's time for another trip to the pit. Last week we we jumped into the Halloween season with the atrocity that is Darkness Falls. This week, I figured we'd continue the journey of terror and take a look at one of the newer releases on Netflix. Our film this […]

May 222016
 
Episode 30 - The Nice Guys!/Top 5 Movie Drunks!

In a very special episode of Behind the Pop, your heroes travel back to the 70’s and have an alcohol laden good time with The Nice Guys! After that, we go commercial free and give you a break down of the top 5 Movie Drunks! Will your favorite, lovable drunk maker the list, tune in […]

May 152016
 
Episode 29 - Pantheon Review: Warrior/Top 5 of 2011

This week on Behind the Pop: With nothing new catching our interest, we’re going back in time to 2011 and reviewing what we are calling a Pantheon Film! That’s right, we’re taking on 2011’s Warrior, starring Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton, and Nick Nolte! What is a Pantheon Film? It is a film we consider nearly perfect in […]

May 082016
 
Episode 28 - Civil War!/Top 5 Superhero Throw-downs/Trashcan Theater!

In a special hero versus hero edition of Behind the Pop, your heroes take on Marvel’s interpretation of the Civil War! Well, sort of. After we breakdown the fight between the Cap and Iron Man, we reveal our top 5 fights from comic book movies! And stick around after this special episode for a trashcan […]

May 042016
 
Bill Visits Area 51 for Bad Movie Tuesday!

By: Bill Nelson Welcome back for another round of bad movie sweetness. For those that actually keep up with the article, I apologize for our two week long hiatus. This was beyond control but I assure you everything is finally coming back together for the site to be able to provide the consistently high level […]

May 012016
 
Episode 27 - Keanu/Top 5 Keanu Reeves Movies! (Warning: Audio Issues in Parts)

Join your cool cats at Behind the Pop this week as we review Keanu, the Key and Peele film, and break down our top 5 Keanu Reeves movies! Warning to all audiophiles (like myself), we have a couple of degraded auxiliary cables that need to be replaced, so there some moments where you hear some crackling! I […]

Apr 282016
 
Episode 26 - TV Party!

This week on Behind the Pop, we take you through 2016 in Television! Some we love, some we hate, and some we’re looking forward to! After that we put our souls on the line and reveal our favorite guilty pleasure programs of all time! Intro Music Courtesy of https://mathgrant.bandcamp.com/track/space-blocks as provided under the Creative Commons […]

Apr 242016
 
Episode 25 - Prince Tribute/Top 5 Soundtracks/Jelly Bean Challenge

It has been a sad week in music history and in a very special episode of Behind the Pop, we share some memories of The Purple One…Prince. We discuss everything from Purple Rain to Musicology and talk about a man who had an impact on pop culture and music throughout the world. In the second […]

Apr 202016
 
Can Bill Beat Hercules in a Fist Fight?

  By Bill Nelson Well, folks, it’s Tuesday again. You know what that means, right? This week we’re going to take a look at one of last summer’s attempts at a blockbuster hit. I’m surprised that Brett Ratner hasn’t already ended up on Bad Movie Tuesday after the affront that was X-­Men: The Last Stand, […]

Apr 172016
 
Episode 24 - The Jungle Book!/Top 5 Bill Murray Movies!

In this weeks episode, your heroes dive deep in to the jungle and learn to sing with bears! That’s right, we’re reviewing 2016’s The Jungle Book! Does Jon Favreau add a worthy line up to the live-action Disney family? After our review, we dive in to the long and illustrious career of funny man Bill […]

Apr 152016
 
Episode 24 - Not Until Saturday!

  Well guys, we had an awesome Tim Burton-centric episode all ready to go for you guys! And then…well, audio issues! There are so many issues that can happen when you’re dealing with audio, and this was completely unexpected! Maybe we’ll put it out later, but I don’t think it’s passable, and we strive for […]

Apr 112016
 
Episode 23 - Midnight Special/Trailer Park Boys/Top 5 Superhero Movies not Based on Comics

This week, your heroes, Bill and Bryant, discuss a variety of superhero stories NOT BASED ON COMICS! That’s right, we’re breaking stereotypes and picking a few hero movies that would have worked as comics just as well as movies! Before that, we give you a mini-review of the new Jeff Nichols movie, Midnight Special. After […]

Apr 072016
 
Episode 22 - Scooby Scooby Doo!/Top 5 Children's Cartoons!

  This week, your heroes go behind on the original Mystery Team! That’s right, in classic BTP fashion, we’re talking about one of our favorite things…CARTOONS! First we start with an in depth talk about Scooby Doo in the gang! Who originally played Scooby? Why did the gang come in to existence? What famous hero […]

Apr 052016
 
Can Bill Raise the Dead With The Lazarus Effect?

  By: Bill Nelson Today we’ll be taking a look at 2015’s The Lazarus Effect, starring Mark Duplass, Olivia Wilde, Sarah Bolger, Evan Peters, and Donald Glover. The basic premise of this movie reminds me a bit of the old old Kevin Bacon/Kiefer Sutherland/Julia Roberts thriller Flatliners. In that film a group of medical students decide to test […]

Mar 312016
 
Episode 21 - Summer Movies 2016/Give Me the Title!

  This week, your heroes, now counting FOUR of them, discuss their most anticipated movies for the Summer of 2016! Will your choices make the cut?!? Following that, we play a game exclusive to Behind the Pop called Give Me the Title! Bryant gives his co-hosts the plot description of a 70’s Made for TV […]

Mar 292016
 
Can Bill Save Silverman in This Week's Bad Movie Tuesday?!?

  By: Bill Nelson This week we’re going to take a look at one of my all time favorite bad movies, Saving Silverman. Trust me, if you’re in the mood for a stupid laugh or two, this is one of the best flicks for you. Released in 2001, Saving Silverman stars American Pie’s Jason Biggs along with Steve […]

Mar 292016
 
Episode 20 - Batman VS Superman/Hero VS Hero/Quiz Down!

  In our 20th EPISODE we are taking in the greatest face off of all time: BATMAN VERSUS SUPERMAN! In the latest DC/WB film Batman and Superman are taking each other on, and in classic Behind the Pop fashion, we’re taking the final product on! After our review, we do our own fantasy match up […]

Mar 252016
 
Episode 19 - The Punisher (1989)/Top 5 Comics We Want Adapted!

  This week, your heroes are taking up the ranks of the badass vigilante role and talking The Punisher! But we’re not talking about the new one, we’re talking about the rocking Dolph Lundgren in a role that was meant for him! Sure, there’s a bit of talk on all the punisher’s, but nothing beats […]

Mar 242016
 
Marinara Review Pt. 1 - Texas, Adios - 1966

  It’s been a while since I’ve done a Retro Review, and I want to apologize. I get busy, as we all do, and I don’t always find the time to fit everything I want to see in to my schedule. Luckily, I was able to fit this awesome Spaghetti Western in to my daily […]

Mar 232016
 
Join Bill as he Ventures in to Darkness Falls!

Bad Movie Tuesday: Darkness Falls By Ozzy Nelson Welcome back, bad movie fans!  Have I got a treat for you, just in time for the Halloween season.  Today we’re going to look at Darkness Falls, a 2003 ghost story romp that fails to scare.  Directed by Jonathan Liebesman, who’s best known for butchering numerous franchises […]

Mar 202016
 
Episode 18 - Pee-Wee's Big Holiday/Top 5 Films From 1985!

This week, your heroes go on holiday with none other than Pee-Wee Herman! In the first segment, we review the latest Netlfix addition, Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday! And in our second segment, we give you our top 5 films from 1985, a banner year in movies! Will your personal selections make the cut? Does Pee-Wee still […]

Mar 172016
 
Episode 17 - Who Framed Roger Rabbit?/Cartoon Quiz Down!

This week your hosts and heroes are going behind the scenes on a movie from our childhood, Who Framed Roger Rabbit? It’s an animation staple, but find out how it got its reputation. After that, we have a cartoon quiz down! Can you name the show based on the plot before your hosts do? And in […]

Mar 152016
 
Join Bill as he Fights of Zombeavers!

  By: Bill Nelson Hey sports fans…wait, that’s not right. Oh well, it’s time for another exciting romp into the refuse bin of cinema. Today we’re looking at a flick that if you found it DOR (dead on road) and fricasseed it just right you might almost have the beginnings of a decent movie. Of […]

Mar 132016
 
Episode 16 - 10 Cloverfield Lane/Top 5 American Monsters!

  This week your hosts lock themselves in a doomsday shelter with John Goodman and J.J Abrams and fight for survival against “10 Cloverfield Lane!” After our review, we talk about our personal top 5 American Monsters and fight each other for the top Monster slot! There’s drama, there’s action, there’s intrigue…there’s Behind the Pop! […]

Mar 102016
 
Retro Review - Charley Varrick!

By: Bryant Daniels You hear the phrase, “they just don’t make ’em like they used to,” being tossed around constantly. It’s a bane to be honest. Just because something isn’t what it used to be doesn’t make it any less. Culture shifts, attitudes change, people grow. However (yes there is a “however”), when it comes to […]

Mar 102016
 
Episode 15 - Shame Songs!

This week, join your hosts Bill, Bryant, and Derek as we breakdown our personal shame songs. That’s right, we’re getting personal this week and putting all of us out there for all of you. Feel free to make fun, tear us apart, roast us! Hint: There’s way too much Brittany Spears for anyone’s safety! Intro […]

Mar 082016
 
Take a Trip Down Memory Lane With Bill and Johnny Mnemonic!

By: Bill Nelson Every once and a while, a studio thinks a film is going to change the world in some way. Sometimes it does, but only rarely. More often what we get is an overblown mixed bag of a flick that usually falls so far from the side of good that it’s all the studio can […]

Mar 072016
 
Episode 14 - Ghostbusters/Top 5 Horror Comedies! (Pt. 2)

This week, we’re talking old Ghostbusters, new Ghostbusters, and our favorite horror comedies of all time! We’re getting brutal, we’re getting mean, and we’re going for the hard R on this one. Agree or disagree? Let us know at behindthepoppodcast.com, on twitter @behindthepoppod, or on facebook at facebook.com/behindthepoppodcast! Have a week, and see ya Thursday […]

Mar 072016
 
Episode 14 - Ghostbusters/Top 5 Horror Comedies! (Pt. 1)

  This week, we’re talking old Ghostbusters, new Ghostbusters, and our favorite horror comedies of all time! We’re getting brutal, we’re getting mean, and we’re going for the hard R on this one. Agree or disagree? Let us know at behindthepoppodcast.com, on twitter @behindthepoppod, or on facebook at facebook.com/behindthepoppodcast! Have a week, and see ya […]

Mar 052016
 
Spine 3 - The Lady Vanishes

  By: Bryant Daniels If The Lady Vanishes had taken its original course and been directed by Roy William Nell instead of Alfred Hitchcock it would have been a very different movie. Not that there’s anything wrong with Roy William Nell, after all, he was the man that brought us Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman. I […]

Mar 052016
 
Bonus Episode - Forbidden Zone Commentary!

  Join us in a very special commentary as we watch and discuss the cult classic, Forbidden Zone! It’s weird, it’s bizarre, and it’s…well, interesting! Enjoy! Intro Music Courtesy of https://mathgrant.bandcamp.com/track/space-blocks as provided under the Creative Commons License: Attribution, NonCommercial, Sharealike – If this Podcast were to reach commercial status, this theme would be replaced. […]

Mar 042016
 
Retro Review - Forbidden Zone

By: Bryant Daniels I’ve seen a lot of bizarre movies in my time. Stuff that no one should be made to suffer through, well, at least no sane person. Myself, I’m attracted to the strange. The more unique, the better. Whether it’s the good versus evil narrative of The Visitor or the ever present Eraserhead, […]