68 episodes

A podcast where we examine pop culture of the VHS era and improv new story concepts to imagine how we might improve our favorite movies, TV, & games.

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    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

A podcast where we examine pop culture of the VHS era and improv new story concepts to imagine how we might improve our favorite movies, TV, & games.

    Prayer of the Solarbabies

    Prayer of the Solarbabies

    In a future without parents, rad orphans only have one choice: skate or die! For this episode, Justin Von Strasburg joins us to imagine a world where PRAYER OF THE ROLLERBOYS meets SOLARBABIES!

    • 1 hr 44 min
    Pac-Man: Kill Screen

    Pac-Man: Kill Screen

    When a deep void research vessel goes missing on its way to an uncharted planet, the mission calls for a crack team of space commandos to follow the trail. In this episode, Josh and Mike return to the dark arcade to investigate the mystery of PAC-MAN!

    • 1 hr 47 min
    Flapjack Massacre

    Flapjack Massacre

    The sleepy town of Flapjack, Arkansas doesn't boast much to put it on the map...unless you count the breakfast-themed serial murders. Fellow Rad Panther Michael O'May from the Count Kreepyhead's Saturday Morning Monster Mash podcast joins us to play horror-host and cruel gamemaster as we follow the maple syrup trail to unmask PANCAKE FACE!

    • 2 hr 20 min
    100% More Christian Slater

    100% More Christian Slater

    Brian Kelly was just a skater-punk screw-up from Orange County until his brother became the victim of a deadly conspiracy. Obsessed with uncovering the truth, Brian got in too deep and his life would never be the same (or safe) again. So what do a vulgar radio pirate in Arizona and a teenage suicide bomb in Ohio have to do with it? Fellow Rad Panther Dawn D'Orazio joins Mike and Josh to connect the dots between the rebellious anti-heroes of GLEAMING THE CUBE, PUMP UP THE VOLUME, and HEATHERS!

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Jay and Silent Bob Meet Frankenstein

    Jay and Silent Bob Meet Frankenstein

    After meeting God herself, the resident stoners of the View Askewniverse went to Hollywood to get revenge, get the girl, and get paid. Then what happened? For the first episode of RAISED BY RENTALS Season 3, we channel the spirits of Tinseltown's classic comedy duos to daydream a movie where JAY AND SILENT BOB meet FRANKENSTEIN!

    • 1 hr 54 min
    The Year in Rear-View (Rental Rant)

    The Year in Rear-View (Rental Rant)

    It seems like a lot of content creators build their brands riding the coattails of actual creative people...and we make a whole podcast doing exactly that! So for our 11th RENTAL RANT episode, we turn the meta-spotlight on ourselves and take a look back at what we “made" in RAISED BY RENTALS SEASON 2.

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Joshua Strasburg ,

Improv storytelling for pop culture fans!

My favorite podcast!

CakeAndRum ,

Kinda stuck

After listening to my first episode I found myself stuck in an otherworldly void. I have my phone but can’t get through to any of my loved ones. I’m hoping that after leaving this review I’ll be set free. If no one hears from me again let my family know I love them.

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