Category: podcast

  • Year of the Weasel Episode 3.5: Encino Man Ephemera

    Year of the Weasel Episode 3.5: Encino Man Ephemera

    Can you believe it’s been two full months and we still haven’t dropped the biweekly schedule? Looks like it’s high time to rest on our laurels for a bit. In this “mini”-episode (that is basically the exact same length as a regular episode), we answer listener correspondence, make some corrections, read some relevant passages of…

  • Year of the Weasel Episode 3: Encino Man & Class Act (1992)

    Year of the Weasel Episode 3: Encino Man & Class Act (1992)

    We’re now a month into our year-long immersion into the filmography of Pauly Shore, and we’re finally watching a Pauly Shore film! Actually, make that one and a half Pauly Shore films, because we’re pairing his motion picture debut, 1992’s Encino Man, with his (rightfully) lesser-known role in the same year’s Kid n Play vehicle,…

  • Year of the Weasel Episode 2: Peak Weasel

    Year of the Weasel Episode 2: Peak Weasel

    When we last left our hero, it was 1989 and the world was teetering on the brink of full-blown Weaselmania; now, we’re picking up for a deep dive into the peak of Pauly Shore’s pre-movie fame, including his MTV show Totally (Different) Pauly, his two (!) imperial-era standup comedy albums, and his 1992 victory-lap HBO…

  • Year of the Weasel Episode 1: Introduction and Prehistory

    Year of the Weasel Episode 1: Introduction and Prehistory

    The podcast event literally no one asked for has finally arrived! From February 2024 until whenever we’ve had enough, we’re taking you on a journey through what we genuinely believe is the underrated filmography of the Weasel himself, Pauly Shore. Join us in this introductory episode as we explain why we’re doing this to ourselves…

  • Headbangers Book Club: Pamela Des Barres’ I’m with the Band (Part 2)

    Headbangers Book Club: Pamela Des Barres’ I’m with the Band (Part 2)

    At long last, we’re finally concluding our two-parter on Pamela Des Barres’ epochal memoir I’m with the Band! In this episode, we get in some more digs at our nemesis Jimmy Page, with some bonus potshots at Don Johnson, and continue to gush about how nice it is to read a book where you don’t…

  • Headbangers Book Club: Pamela Des Barres’ I’m with the Band (Part 1)

    Headbangers Book Club: Pamela Des Barres’ I’m with the Band (Part 1)

    This month’s Headbangers Book Club Official Selection is a special one, as it’s the first book we’ve read that’s not a total sausage party! Pamela Des Barres may not have been a rock star in her own right (unless you count her brief stint in the Zappa-sponsored girl group the GTO’s), but her memoir I’m…