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The Flop House is a comedy podcast devoted to the worst in recent film. Your hosts (Elliott Kalan, Dan McCoy, and Stuart Wellington) watch a questionable film, then engage in an unscripted discussion about the movie's shortcomings and occasional delights, while never being afraid of a pointless, silly digression or two hundred.

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United States

Description:

The Flop House is a comedy podcast devoted to the worst in recent film. Your hosts (Elliott Kalan, Dan McCoy, and Stuart Wellington) watch a questionable film, then engage in an unscripted discussion about the movie's shortcomings and occasional delights, while never being afraid of a pointless, silly digression or two hundred.

Language:

English


Episodes

FH Mini 98 - In the Public Domain

2/16/2024
Elliott uses the occasion of Steamboat Willie entering the public domain to explore other free IP we could mine for dollars. Do you live in or around BROOKLYN, NEW YORK or OXFORD, ENGLAND? We've got upcoming LIVE SHOWS for you! Get 55% off a Babbel subscription at Babbel.com/FLOP. Get 30% off your first order, plus free shipping today at Microdose.com, promo code FLOP.

Duration:00:47:32

Flop House ANNOUNCEMENT - LIVE IN ENGLAND

2/14/2024
If you go over to https://www.flophousepodcast.com/events/ you’ll see some exciting new live shows! We’re going to the UK for the first time, with TWO shows in Oxford, England, on May 24th at Oxford Town Hall, as part of the brand new Saint Audio Podcast Festival. The early show is at 7pm and the late one’s at 9pm and we’ll be discussing different movies at each one: The Avengers (from 1998 starring Ralph Finnes and Uma Thurman), and Spice World starring the Spice Girls! So, again, go over to https://www.flophousepodcast.com/events/ for all the information and ticket links for those shows in Oxford, England on May 24th (and one in Brooklyn, NY on March 31st!)

Duration:00:06:11

Ep. #416 - Cobra, LIVE!

2/10/2024
We're giving you one more live show from our recent west coast tour, before returning to regular "in studio" episodes next week. Please enjoy our discussion of perhaps Sylvester Stallone's grimiest, most 80's action movie, Cobra, recorded live at the Rio Theater in Vancouver, British Columbia. Wikipedia page for Cobra

Duration:01:26:57

Ep. #415 - Gigli, LIVE from SF Sketchfest!

2/3/2024
In case you hadn't heard through one of our many annoying-but-necessary-to-our-livelihood plugs, The Flop House has been on tour! That's why, instead of getting a normal Flop House mini, on this mini-saturday, you're getting this slightly-shorter FULL EPISODE! Recorded live at Cobb's Comedy Club (who were so nice to us) as part of San Francisco Sketchfest, here's our discussion of legendary 2003 megabomb, Gigli!

Duration:00:54:33

Ep.#414 - Kangaroo Jack

1/27/2024
We're currently on the road as part of our "Errors Tour," so we don't have many show notes other than to say for this episode we flashed back to legendary bad movie Kangaroo Jack, and it's a hot one! Want to see our faces? You have a few more days 'til the end of January to check out our season of streaming shows, FLOP TV, or you could get tickets to see us in Los Angeles on Sunday 1/28. Wikipedia page for Kangaroo Jack Recommended in this episode: Dr. Caligari (1989) The Iron Claw (2023) The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) Cancel your unwanted subscriptions by going to RocketMoney.com/FLOP

Duration:01:46:50

FH Mini 97 - The Theatrical Experience

1/20/2024
Stuart leads the gang in a general discussion about going OUT to the movies, where the popcorn is extra oily and heartbreak feels good. Get tickets for a stop on our January 2024 West Coast Tour. Get 55% off a Babbel subscription at Babbel.com/FLOP.

Duration:01:06:18

Ep.#413 - Rebel Moon: Part One - A Child of Fire

1/13/2024
Zack Snyder, we just can't seem to quit you. Not out of any particular affection, but because you just won't stop making movies. This one (technically) qualifies. We talk about Star W-- sorry, "Rebel Moon." Want to see our faces? Check out our season of streaming shows, FLOP TV, or get tickets for a stop on our January 2024 West Coast Tour. Wikipedia page for Rebel Moon: Part One - A Child of Fire Recommended in this episode: Caine Mutiny Court Martial (2023) Anatomy of a Fall (2023) You Are Not I (1981)

Duration:01:31:29

FH Mini 96 - The Flop House Autofill Interview

1/6/2024
Dan got tired and decided to have Google do his homework for him. Check out FLOP TV! You can buy tickets here! Or get tickets for a stop on our January 2024 West Coast Tour. Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping.

Duration:00:38:48

Ep. #412 - Leave the World Behind

12/30/2023
Apologies for the slightly slow appearance of this episode. Holidays, travels, and sickness all played a part, but it's here now! We discuss the latest Netflix hit(?) and one of Obama's favorite movies of the year (?!?) Leave the World Behind! Want to see our faces? Check out our season of streaming shows, FLOP TV, or get tickets for a stop on our January 2024 West Coast Tour. Wikipedia page for Leave the World Behind Recommended in this episode: May December You Hurt My Feelings Born to Dance

Duration:01:47:39

FH Mini 95 - The Best Christmas Podcast Ever

12/23/2023
Elliott quizzes Dan on the nativity story, so they can modernize it into a hit blockbuster. Check out FLOP TV! You can buy tickets here! Get tickets for a stop on our January 2024 West Coast Tour. Ever tried Microdosing? Visit Microdose.com and use FLOP for 30% off + Free Shipping. Check out Squarespace.com/FLOP for a free trial, and when you’re ready to launch, use OFFER CODE: FLOP to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain.

Duration:00:49:12

Ep. #411 - Santa with Muscles, with Alonso Duralde

12/16/2023
You've heard about Santa, but have you heard about SANTA WITH MUSCLES? No? Well, that's probably for the best, but we discuss it anyway, with the aid of our ace Christmas correspondent, Mr. Alonso Duralde, who's become a holiday tradition around these parts. Want to see our faces? Check out our season of streaming shows, FLOP TV, or get tickets for a stop on our January 2024 West Coast Tour. Wikipedia page for Santa with Muscles Recommended in this episode: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (2008) (For fans of cheesy Xmas movies) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem (2023) When Evil Lurks (2023) The Holdovers (2023) Godzilla Minus One (2023) L'immensità (2022) Head to FACTORMEALS.com/flop50 and use code flop50 to get 50% off. Is your cat food giving back to cats in need? Smalls is, so if you want to give Smalls a try and ditch kibble forever, head to Smalls.com/FLOP and use promo code FLOP at checkout for 50% off your first order PLUS free shipping!

Duration:01:30:43

FH Mini 94 - Outside the Actors Studio - Val Kilmer

12/9/2023
The Iceman cometh! Stuart takes us on a tour through some highlights in the career of Val Kilmer, an actor that fascinates him. Check out FLOP TV! You can buy tickets here! Get tickets for a stop on our January 2024 West Coast Tour. Check Out Squarespace.com/FLOP for a free trial of Squarespace and when you’re ready to launch, use OFFER CODE: FLOP to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. Give the best gift ever this holiday season. Visit AuraFrames.com today and get 30 dollars off their best-selling frames with the code FLOP

Duration:01:00:42

Ep. #410 - The Flash

12/2/2023
We come not to praise the DCCU, but to bury it. Except not TOO aggressively, because there's some okay stuff in here. We dunno. It's complicated. Just listen to us discuss one of the multiple multiverse superhero films, and arguably the least noteable: The Flash! Check out our season of streaming shows, FLOP TV! Wikipedia page for The Flash Recommended in this episode: Dream Scenario (2023) Saltburn (2023) The Human Condition Trilogy (1959-61) Is your cat food giving back to cats in need? Smalls is, so if you want to give Smalls a try and ditch kibble forever, head to Smalls.com/FLOP and use promo code FLOP at checkout for 50% off your first order PLUS free shipping! Get 55% off your Babbel subscription - but only for our listeners - at Babbel.com/FLOP

Duration:01:58:03

Full West Coast Tour Details!

11/28/2023
FLOP HOUSE "ERRORS" TOUR All west coast dates, movies, and ticket links! Vancouver - Cobra - 1/24/24 Portland - Cool As Ice - 1/25/24 SF - Gigli - 1/26/24 LA - Spawn - 1/28/24

Duration:00:03:02

FH Mini 93 - Happy Thanksgiving

11/25/2023
Dan has assembled a cinematic feast, for Elliott and Stu to fill their plates. Check out FLOP TV! You can buy tickets here! Get tickets for a stop on our January 2024 West Coast Tour. To get our exclusive discount off your NordVPN plan + 4 months for free- go to https://nordvpn.com/flophouse - It’s completely risk free with Nord’s 30 day money-back guarantee!

Duration:00:52:54

Ep.#409 - Mafia Mamma, with Hallie Haglund

11/18/2023
When a film hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that's a-mamma. Christmas came early for Stuart this year, as we FINALLY get to discuss his new favorite movie, Mafia Mamma. And to sweeten the deal, everyone's favorite Flop House sometime-co-host and star of the show, Hallie Haglund, dropped by to join in the fun! Not to put any of our other shows down, but THIS IS A GOOD ONE, FOLKS. Wikipedia page for Mafia Mamma Recommended in this episode: A Haunting in Venice (2023) Suitable Flesh (2023) Property (2022) You Can Count On Me (2000)

Duration:01:26:27

FH Mini 92 - Auntie War

11/11/2023
In honor of Veteran's Day, Elliott does the obvious thing -- talk about aunts in film. Check out FLOP TV! You can buy tickets here! To get our exclusive discount off your NordVPN plan + 4 months for free- go to https://nordvpn.com/flophouse - It’s completely risk free with Nord’s 30 day money-back guarantee!

Duration:01:11:27

Ep.#408 - Waterworld, with Todd Vaziri

11/4/2023
Special effects WIZARD Todd Vaziri joins us to discuss a flop so EPIC it had multiple nicknames about how it was a flop (but still has some pretty great special effects). That's right, we're discussing 1995's infamous bomb: Waterworld! And don't worry, fans of more recent bad movie discussion -- next episode we leap Back to the Present with a discussion of Mafia Mamma. Check out our season of streaming shows, FLOP TV! If you want to help out crew members and others affected by the SAG/AFTRA strike, you can Donate to the Entertainment Community Fund here. The Wikipedia page for Waterworld Recommended in this episode: Blackberry (2023) Past Lives (2023) Heartburn (1986)

Duration:02:01:18

FH Mini 91 – Best Horror Villains, Part 2

10/28/2023
We wrap up our discussion ranking the iconic horror movie villains — and the winner may surprise you! Check out FLOP TV! You can buy tickets here! Donate to the Entertainment Community Fund, to support those still affected by the SAG/AFTRA strike.

Duration:01:29:42

Ep. #407 - Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

10/21/2023
We're currently on the road for our L.A. live shows, so the notes for this Shocktober week are a little abbreviated -- we watched Friday the 13th, Part VIII -- Jason Takes Manhattan! Check out our season of streaming shows, FLOP TV! If you want to help out crew members and others affected by the SAG/AFTRA strike, you can Donate to the Entertainment Community Fund here. The Wikipedia page for Jason Takes Manhattan Recommended in this episode: Alien: Resurrection (1997) The Blackening (2022) Ravenous (1999) To get our exclusive discount off your NordVPN plan + 4 months for free- go to https://nordvpn.com/flophouse - It’s completely risk free with Nord’s 30 day money-back guarantee!"

Duration:01:35:19