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Actor / writer / comedian Bill Corbett (MST3K, RiffTrax) and his crew take on current events, chat about arts and entertainment, and give highly unprofessional advice to listeners with problems.
 
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Bill and crew examine Ellen Degeneres' friendship with former president George W. Bush, the furor around their recent hang at an NFL game, and her subsequent defense of same. Also: the Boss is old! Batman sucks! And the tale of Wagatha Christie. With Brandi Brown and Bryan Miller.
 
Bill and crew examine Ellen Degeneres' friendship with former president George W. Bush, the furor around their recent hang at an NFL game, and her subsequent defense of same. Also: the Boss is old! Batman sucks! And the tale of Wagatha Christie. With Brandi Brown and Bryan Miller.
 
Bill is joined by certified first-wave millennials Brandi and Bryan to discuss how their generation has ruined literally everything and / or been ruined by everything. Also: Succession, Charles Manson, and the glorious tedium of Ken Burns! With Brandi Brown and Bryan Miller.
 
Bill is joined by certified first-wave millennials Brandi and Bryan to discuss how their generation has ruined literally everything and / or been ruined by everything. Also: Succession, Charles Manson, and the glorious tedium of Ken Burns! With Brandi Brown and Bryan Miller.
 
Bill talks to comedian Jonah Ray, star of the recent Mystery Science Theater 3000 revival. They chat about Jonah’s childhood in Hawaii, punk rock, comedy, creativity, and all other manner of things. Including, of course: MST3K.
 
Bill talks to comedian Jonah Ray, star of the recent Mystery Science Theater 3000 revival. They chat about Jonah’s childhood in Hawaii, punk rock, comedy, creativity, and all other manner of things. Including, of course: MST3K.
 
Recorded before a live audience at Dragon Con in Atlanta, Bill is joined by actor James Urbaniak (Venture Brothers + so many more things), musician Molly Lewis and Funhouse fam regular Joseph Scrimshaw. They discuss the idea of self-declared Unpopular Opinions and what the hell is that all about? Also: culture, entertainment, and audience parti ...…
 
Recorded before a live audience at Dragon Con in Atlanta, Bill is joined by actor James Urbaniak (Venture Brothers + so many more things), musician Molly Lewis and Funhouse fam regular Joseph Scrimshaw. They discuss the idea of self-declared Unpopular Opinions and what the hell is that all about? Also: culture, entertainment, and audience parti ...…
 
Television veteran Caissie St. Onge has worked in the industry since she was 20. She's written jokes and produced shows for Busy Phillips, Joan Rivers, Paul F. Tompkins, Rosie O'Donnell, David Letterman, Andy Cohen and others. She's also a YA author, a devoted Prince fan / expert, and a wonderful guest with great insights into humor, media, pow ...…
 
Television veteran Caissie St. Onge has worked in the industry since she was 20. She's written jokes and produced shows for Busy Phillips, Joan Rivers, Paul F. Tompkins, Rosie O'Donnell, David Letterman, Andy Cohen and others. She's also a YA author, a devoted Prince fan / expert, and a wonderful guest with great insights into humor, media, pow ...…
 
Bill and Brandi talk with Maggie Koerth-Baker, senior science writer for FiveThirtyEight.com, about the connections between gun violence and mental health. Then things lighten up with discussions of a wrestling movie, a cowardly senator at the Minnesota State Fair, and a whole bunch of feral hogs (approx. 30-50).…
 
Bill and Brandi talk with Maggie Koerth-Baker, senior science writer for FiveThirtyEight.com, about the connections between gun violence and mental health. Then things lighten up with discussions of a wrestling movie, a cowardly senator at the Minnesota State Fair, and a whole bunch of feral hogs (approx. 30-50).…
 
Writer Dan O'Sullivan joins Bill to talk about the rightwing radicalization of young white men via the Internet, citing his own history as an angry online kid. That, general politics, and more, including an appreciation of the underrated Kids in the Hall and their.... Art.
 
Writer Dan O'Sullivan joins Bill to talk about the rightwing radicalization of young white men via the Internet, citing his own history as an angry online kid. That, general politics, and more, including an appreciation of the underrated Kids in the Hall and their.... Art.
 
A talk with brilliant veteran comedy writer (and Bill's college pal) John Levenstein, creator of the Netflix special FRANKENSTEIN'S MONSTER'S MONSTER, FRANKENSTEIN, which stars David Harbour. John has been a writer for some of the best comedy TV has ever produced: ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, KROLL SHOW, SILICON VALLEY, BASKETS, and more. He's also be ...…
 
A talk with brilliant veteran comedy writer (and Bill's college pal) John Levenstein, creator of the Netflix special FRANKENSTEIN'S MONSTER'S MONSTER, FRANKENSTEIN, which stars David Harbour. John has been a writer for some of the best comedy TV has ever produced: ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, KROLL SHOW, SILICON VALLEY, BASKETS, and more. He's also be ...…
 
Funhouse regular Joseph Scrimshaw is a lifelong Star Wars fan, expert and host of the Force Center podcast about all things Starwarsian. Bill is a Star Wars agnostic at best. Can these two unlikely allies team up to explain the enduring popularity of the Star Warsiverse? Stay tuned! A deep culture dive with lots of dumb jokes.…
 
Funhouse regular Joseph Scrimshaw is a lifelong Star Wars fan, expert and host of the Force Center podcast about all things Starwarsian. Bill is a Star Wars agnostic at best. Can these two unlikely allies team up to explain the enduring popularity of the Star Warsiverse? Stay tuned! A deep culture dive with lots of dumb jokes.…
 
Super-popular video essayist Lindsay Ellis is back on Funhouse to talk about her Hugo Award nomination for The Hobbit Duology, which she created with Angelina Meehan. Before Lindsay heads off to Ireland for the ceremony this week, she and Bill -- both fans of the LOTR movies -- chat about this fascinating three-part documentary which explores h ...…
 
Super-popular video essayist Lindsay Ellis is back on Funhouse to talk about her Hugo Award nomination for The Hobbit Duology, which she created with Angelina Meehan. Before Lindsay heads off to Ireland for the ceremony this week, she and Bill -- both fans of the LOTR movies -- chat about this fascinating three-part documentary which explores h ...…
 
Bill talks with drummer Tony Thaxton of the band Motion City Soundtrack, who are gearing up for another reunion tour in 2020. They also chat about Tony's cool new podcast Bizarre Albums, which does brief but deep dives into those strange albums released by pro athletes, actors, fictional characters, and more. The Return of the Return of Bruno!…
 
Bill talks with drummer Tony Thaxton of the band Motion City Soundtrack, who are gearing up for another reunion tour in 2020. They also chat about Tony's cool new podcast Bizarre Albums, which does brief but deep dives into those strange albums released by pro athletes, actors, fictional characters, and more. The Return of the Return of Bruno!…
 
On the eve of RiffTrax Live: Giant Spider Invasion opening in theaters next week, Bill chats with RiffTrax writer and producer Sean Thomason, a longtime secret weapon in our crusade to make unfunny movies funny. We discuss Sean's early years as country boy in Appalachia, his time as a comic strip writer, his move to Tinseltown, plus the joys an ...…
 
On the eve of RiffTrax Live: Giant Spider Invasion opening in theaters next week, Bill chats with RiffTrax writer and producer Sean Thomason, a longtime secret weapon in our crusade to make unfunny movies funny. We discuss Sean's early years as country boy in Appalachia, his time as a comic strip writer, his move to Tinseltown, plus the joys an ...…
 
The all-culture show! Bill, Brandi and Bryan review all manner of culture, entertainment, and related stuff. High culture and low! Old, new, borrowed, blue! Includes seed art. With Brandi Brown and Bryan Miller.
 
The all-culture show! Bill, Brandi and Bryan review all manner of culture, entertainment, and related stuff. High culture and low! Old, new, borrowed, blue! Includes seed art. With Brandi Brown and Bryan Miller.
 
Comedy legend Andy Kindler is in town for some shows at the Acme Comedy Club, and he drops by Funhouse HQ for a chat. Bill and Brandi talk to Andy about his standup career; his upcoming State of the Industry speech at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal; how he deals with OCD; religion and lack thereof; and his longtime nemesis Ricky Gerva ...…
 
Comedy legend Andy Kindler is in town for some shows at the Acme Comedy Club, and he drops by Funhouse HQ for a chat. Bill and Brandi talk to Andy about his standup career; his upcoming State of the Industry speech at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal; how he deals with OCD; religion and lack thereof; and his longtime nemesis Ricky Gerva ...…
 
Bill chats with Funhouse producer and fan convention veteran Ken Plume about the state of pop culture fandom in the USA, and how it’s changed over the last few decades. Bonus: Bill tells a long rambling anecdote about a recent experience in the local dog park! Podcast magic.
 
Bill chats with Funhouse producer and fan convention veteran Ken Plume about the state of pop culture fandom in the USA, and how it’s changed over the last few decades. Bonus: Bill tells a long rambling anecdote about a recent experience in the local dog park! Podcast magic.
 
In this Very Special Episode, Funhouse regular + ace reporter Brandi Brown turns the tables and interviews Bill about all sorts of stuff: growing up in Brooklyn, early days in theater and comedy, pretty much everything else. It might be more than you need to know! Or it might be EXACTLY how much you need to know.…
 
In this Very Special Episode, Funhouse regular + ace reporter Brandi Brown turns the tables and interviews Bill about all sorts of stuff: growing up in Brooklyn, early days in theater and comedy, pretty much everything else. It might be more than you need to know! Or it might be EXACTLY how much you need to know.…
 
It’s just dudes this episode. Dudes sitting around, giving each other some good-natured manly shit, discussing toxic masculinity. Bill is joined by comedian / podcast regular Bryan Miller and too-long-gone Mike Fotis to chat about what the hell is wrong with men. (And right too. But mostly wrong.) Also a fine selection of horror movies are disc ...…
 
It’s just dudes this episode. Dudes sitting around, giving each other some good-natured manly shit, discussing toxic masculinity. Bill is joined by comedian / podcast regular Bryan Miller and too-long-gone Mike Fotis to chat about what the hell is wrong with men. (And right too. But mostly wrong.) Also a fine selection of horror movies are disc ...…
 
Bill is joined by friends and classic MST3K vets Trace Beaulieu and Mary Jo Pehl to discuss the super-fun topic of aging! An honest but not particularly serious chat about getting older in the arts & entertainment world, and the world in general. Spoiler: it’s really not that bad. Oww my knees.
 
Bill is joined by friends and classic MST3K vets Trace Beaulieu and Mary Jo Pehl to discuss the super-fun topic of aging! An honest but not particularly serious chat about getting older in the arts & entertainment world, and the world in general. Spoiler: it’s really not that bad. Oww my knees.
 
It’s a loosey-goosey show this week! We mostly play with an interactive map showing who the most famous people are from every geographical area of the USA. Can Bill get over his bitterness about not making the map?? Also we revisit the excellent show Fleabag, now in its second and final season; descend into ursine madness with the Berenstain Be ...…
 
It’s a loosey-goosey show this week! We mostly play with an interactive map showing who the most famous people are from every geographical area of the USA. Can Bill get over his bitterness about not making the map?? Also we revisit the excellent show Fleabag, now in its second and final season; descend into ursine madness with the Berenstain Be ...…
 
Welcome to the Democratic Party presidential primary! There are 7000 candidates and it lasts forever. In this very special episode, Bill and Brandi consider EVERY SINGLE DAMN CANDIDATE who has announced before this sentence started being typed. So maybe not all, but a lot. A real lot. We parade them all before us and judge away. Judging is fun. ...…
 
Welcome to the Democratic Party presidential primary! There are 7000 candidates and it lasts forever. In this very special episode, Bill and Brandi consider EVERY SINGLE DAMN CANDIDATE who has announced before this sentence started being typed. So maybe not all, but a lot. A real lot. We parade them all before us and judge away. Judging is fun. ...…
 
More with TV's Frank! We talk about MST3K past and present, ageism, and addiction. And it's fun, wheee!
 
Let us be frank about Frank! Frank Conniff Jr. a.k.a. TV's Frank from Mystery Science Theater 3000 joins us to discuss all sorts of things, including: his childhood in NYC; his deep love and knowledge of show biz; the early days of MST3K; comedy, politics, and media. It's Podcast's Frank!
 
More with TV's Frank! We talk about MST3K past and present, ageism, and addiction. And it's fun, wheee!
 
Let us be frank about Frank! Frank Conniff Jr. a.k.a. TV's Frank from Mystery Science Theater 3000 joins us to discuss all sorts of things, including: his childhood in NYC; his deep love and knowledge of show biz; the early days of MST3K; comedy, politics, and media. It's Podcast's Frank!
 
According to our old friend The Internet, it’s hashtag Mental Health Awareness Month. Bill, Brandi and guest Bill Stiteler chat about their adventures in mental health care, the challenges involved, and what seems to work in addressing depression, anxiety, ADHD, and so forth! A stigma-free podcasting zone. Also: Stan and Ollie and... Rothschild ...…
 
According to our old friend The Internet, it’s hashtag Mental Health Awareness Month. Bill, Brandi and guest Bill Stiteler chat about their adventures in mental health care, the challenges involved, and what seems to work in addressing depression, anxiety, ADHD, and so forth! A stigma-free podcasting zone. Also: Stan and Ollie and... Rothschild ...…
 
GAME OF THRONES and AVENGERS: ENDGAME both just finished long-running stories set in complex fictional worlds. Were their last chapters satisfying? What makes for a good ending? Do time travel stories give you a migraine? What the hell was Bran’s deal? Bill is joined by veteran podcaster and Funhouse producer Ken Plume to discuss the joys and p ...…
 
GAME OF THRONES and AVENGERS: ENDGAME both just finished long-running stories set in complex fictional worlds. Were their last chapters satisfying? What makes for a good ending? Do time travel stories give you a migraine? What the hell was Bran’s deal? Bill is joined by veteran podcaster and Funhouse producer Ken Plume to discuss the joys and p ...…
 
Bill chats with Greg Sestero, a.k.a. Mark from legendarily bad movie The Room. They discuss the making of the movie, Greg's book on the experience The Disaster Artist (and movie of the same name), and the strange ways of Tommy Wiseau. Also: Greg's new movie series with Mssr. Wiseau, Best F(r)iends; his starring role in 1999's Retro Puppet Maste ...…
 
Bill chats with Greg Sestero, a.k.a. Mark from legendarily bad movie The Room. They discuss the making of the movie, Greg's book on the experience The Disaster Artist (and movie of the same name), and the strange ways of Tommy Wiseau. Also: Greg's new movie series with Mssr. Wiseau, Best F(r)iends; his starring role in 1999's Retro Puppet Maste ...…
 
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