Episode 8: Mario vs Sonic

image courtesy of Mike Bennett

We talk about Video games and Jeff and Mike get into a small argument about two somewhat well-known video game mascots.

Jack Black Pitfall Commercial
The King of Kong on IMDb
(The King of Kong is unfortunately no longer streaming on Netflix)
1337 St. pictures
Ragtime Video Game Music:Yoshi’s Island athletic theme, Super Mario Land, Super Mario Athlete’s Rag
The Left Rights—Genesis 16:12
Sonic Music: Green Hill Zone, Spring Yard Zone, Casino Night Zone, More

Great News!

Hey Outcasts!  How’s things?  Great!  I’m glad to hear it!

Hey, I just wanted to take a minute or two and let you know some excellent news!  We’ve managed to pick up our first sponsor!  That’s right!  Popular Outcasts is now sponsored by Audible.com!  That’s right!  How awesome is that?

Some of you may not know what audible.com is.  Well, allow me to ‘splain.  Audiobooks rule, and audible.com makes them rule even harder.  They have over 100,000 products currently available.  Want some specifics?  In the words of Michelle Tanner, “You got it, dude!”

How about The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo?  They got it!  World War Z?  They got it!  Narrated by Max Brooks, Alan Alda, John Turturro, Rob Reiner, no less!  The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, Zombie Spaceship Wasteland, The Lord of the Rings, and The Nerdist Way, read to you by Chris Hardwick!  All the books by Chuck Palahniuk!  It’s all there!

Hell, They have all the Twilight books as well, so you can follow along with Jeff through his own special Hell as he reviews them in our Let’s Get Twi-harded segments!

Here’s the best part, friends.  Audible is allowing us to give you, our listeners, a 14 day trial offer, complete with a free audiobook!  That’s right!  Just go to audibletrial.com/popout.  Check them out, it’s a great service!


TWITTER WEDNESDAY #1: Thoughts on Shuffle Entry

Hello folks! I’d like to this opportunity to introduce you to my new weekly segment! Starting this week, every Wednesday I’ll be choosing one of my favorite tweets of the week, then I’ll illustrate it! I call it: Twitter Wednesday! (creative, right?)

Seriously, if you have any better names, please let me know.

This week I’ve chosen a tweet from one of my favorite comedians, Pete Holmes! Follow him on Twitter, at…at… @peteholmez

Pete tweeted this earlier today, and I couldn’t help myself:

So without further adieu:

Episode 7: Stripper Love Triangles

The sequel to Episode 5: I Had Sex, we talk about surprising things about us that we often forget about. Also the first installment of our Let’s get Twiharded segment.

Bill likes the Graphics.

This is Moses, He’s a Bitch

Jeff as a Blues Brother: Here, Here, Here, and Here
Jeff “singing” Devil in a Blue Dress: Hear
Original Puppet Video
CNN Video Reaction
Stripper Love Triangles

Mike is a spooty-spoothead.

I regret to inform you, that my webcomic “Brain Poop” is no longer a reality on the Popular Outcasts website. I know, I know, you’re all terribly heart broken, but don’t cry!

To make it up to you, I’ve decided to humiliate myself.

Found below is a picture of myself crying on my 10th birthday at the bottom of a human pyramid. Enjoy.

Episode 6: Mike McGranaghan

We talk with Mike McGranaghan, or Movie Mike, a local movie critic and downright cool dude. We talk about movies, and the business of reviewing movies. We then wrap up the episode with a round of the Leonard Maltin Game*.

*(The Leonard Maltin Game is a creation of Doug Benson and not the Popular Outcasts)

The Tin Tinning?

Movie Mike:
Straight Up Blatant on Amazon.com

Reporter has Stroke On Air
Doug Loves Movies