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23 12, 2021

AfterLunch 75: The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

By |2021-12-23T13:30:27-04:00December 23rd, 2021|Categories: AfterLUNCH, Podcast|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Christmas Carol week continues (and we hit Episode 75 of the podcast) with another Sleigh Bell Cinema discussion about one of the world's favorite Christmas Carol adaptations: The Muppet Christmas Carol starring Michael Caine as Scrooge. This was the very first episode of Sleigh Bell Cinema and featured frequent Nerd Lunch and AfterLunch guest Mike Westfall, whose Advent Calendar House podcast was a direct inspiration for Sleigh Bell [...]

13 12, 2021

AfterLunch 70: A Marvelous Holiday Special

By |2021-12-12T22:55:17-04:00December 13th, 2021|Categories: AfterLUNCH, Podcast|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Back on Episode 15 of the old Fourth Chair Army Invasion show, we imagined a live-action TV version of a DC Super Hero Holiday Special comic. Now it's Marvel's turn as Michael and Rob welcome Michael DiGiovanni, Mike Westfall, and Ben Graham to assign each other super heroes and holiday elements to turn into segments [...]

28 07, 2021

AfterLUNCH 47: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

By |2021-07-27T22:49:22-04:00July 28th, 2021|Categories: AfterLUNCH, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

For the second episode of AfterLUNCH, we reran a discussion of Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl from an old podcast that Michael and his son David used to have. In addition to Michael and David, the panel featured Lizzie Twatchman, Mike Westfall, and Ron Marz. Now, the panel finally reconvenes [...]

7 12, 2020

AfterLUNCH 16: Lost Christmas Specials

By |2020-12-12T20:37:20-04:00December 7th, 2020|Categories: AfterLUNCH, Podcast|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Mike Westfall and Michael DiGiovanni join Michael May and Rob Graham to create Rankin-Bass stop-motion Christmas specials that never existed, but should have. Lots of holiday spirit AND SINGING in this episode, so gather the family, get some hot chocolate, and enjoy! Download or listen to the episode here.

31 08, 2020

AfterLUNCH 7: Pandemic Palliates

By |2021-01-31T18:23:34-04:00August 31st, 2020|Categories: AfterLUNCH, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Download or listen to the episode here A palliate is something that reduces or eases the symptoms of something horrible. In this special episode of AfterLUNCH, Rob Graham talks to AfterLUNCH guests and listeners to learn what has brought them joy or relief during the uncertainty and isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic. Tune in and [...]

15 06, 2020

AfterLUNCH 2: The Curse of the Black Pearl

By |2020-12-12T20:44:44-04:00June 15th, 2020|Categories: AfterLUNCH, Podcast|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Download or listen to the episode here While AfterLUNCH is officially a monthly show, Michael has been thinking about how to have fun things to listen to in the weeks between episodes. One has to do with a short-lived podcast that he and his son David did called ‘Casting Off, about nautical adventure stories. We [...]

5 05, 2020

Fourth Chair Army Invasion 20: A Tribute to Nerd Lunch

By |2020-06-01T18:07:59-04:00May 5th, 2020|Categories: AfterLUNCH, Fourth Chair Army|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

On this final episode of Fourth Chair Army Invasion, members of the Fourth Chair Army talk about what they love about Nerd Lunch, their favorite episodes, and say goodbye to the show. But all is not done. Stay tuned to the very end for details about the new monthly show that will replace Invasion on [...]

14 04, 2020

Fourth Chair Army Invasion 19: Turning Movies Into TV Shows 3

By |2020-04-13T14:42:40-04:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: Fourth Chair Army, Podcast|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Mike Westfall, Michael DiGiovanni, Annaliese Trammel, and Paxton Holley join Michael May for another round of the classic Nerd Lunch feature: "Turning Movies into TV Shows." After a discussion of what movie-based TV shows have worked (and which haven't), the panel pitches TV shows based on A League of Their Own, Gremlins, Xanadu, Tomorrowland, and Pretty in Pink.

21 01, 2020

Nerd Lunch Podcast 346: Yet Even More Real Life Scenarios

By |2020-01-20T21:39:09-04:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Mike Westfall, Lizzie Twachtman, and CT join Jeeg for a final round of Real Life Scenarios. Listen for answers to compelling hypotheticals including: Which real life billionaire is most likely to open a wildlife park for dinosaurs? Which real life app will predict when you die? Besides HG Wells, what real life author is most [...]

13 08, 2019

Fourth Chair Army Invasion 11: Walt Disney World

By |2019-08-12T20:19:07-04:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Fourth Chair Army, Podcast|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Michael May welcomes Walt Disney World superfans Corey Chapman, Lizzie Twachtman, and Mike Westfall to talk about their favorite parks, rides, resorts, and food at The Most Magical Place on Earth. They also create some attractions, lands, and even a movie or two that they'd love to see.