Dirty Sons of Pitches

The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are revving up their engines in preparation for the next "Fast and Furious" entry by pitching car chase stories. If Hollywood loves itself a movie brokered around car chases, well here's the next hot would-be franchises. The guys also discuss the various world of YA novels-turns-movies and go over the pros and cons of each realm from a cost-of-living standpoint. 

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Episode 107 includes:

-The guys address the people from the future who have a very specific prediliction.

-Batman cover art: should the artist every censor art from outside pressure? Can you see this cover and not understand the offense?

-Ben champions "Z Nation" over "The Walking Dead."

-"Run All Night" is another decent Liam Neeson movie where he runs around with a gun and barks at people.

-This Week's Pitch -- Car Chase Movies!

-Ben pitches an escapaed prisoner story where rich elites bet on their prisoner, a supernatural car chase, and a road rage virus that forces others to hunt one another to the death.

-Nate pitches a closing of the borders in wake of a plague, so a family must race across the country to escape the closing quarantine.

-Bonus Discussion: YA Post-Apocalyptic Worlds!

-Ben and Nate talk about the worlds of YA staples like "Hunger Games," "Divergent," "Maze Runner," and others and discuss which world they would rather live in if they had to make a choice.

Direct download: pitch_107.mp3
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Ben and Nate explore what the folks at Aslyum have to offer with their requisite "50 Shades of Grey" knockoff, "Bound," starring Charisma Carpenter, best known as Cordelia on TV's "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." What starts as soft-core doldrums magically transforms in the third act into... something... surprising. It becomes a commentary against "50 Shades" and actually empowering. Shocking. Listen as Ben and Nate try and reconcile what they have watched and the nature of Asylum knockoffs.

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Direct download: bound.mp3
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The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are recapping the Oscars and pitching movies akin to the recently crowned Best Picture winner, "Birdman." They're talking about movies that can be done all in one take. The guys also play another rendition of their game Five by Five and prove tht they either know too much or nothing at all. Learn what a "vag deferens" is at long last, as well as Lawrence Kasdan's last movie, the highs and lows of Stephen King adaptations,

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Episode 106 includes:

-Oscar recap: Will Eddie Redmayne be doing unclean things for nickles at bus stations in 10 years time?

-Marvel takes back Spider-Man, but will it not spider-suck?

-"Harmontown" makes Ben "kinda hate Dan Harmon." Nate sees "Sex Tape" and it makes him kinda hate sex tapes.

-"Chappie" is like "Robocop" and "Short Circuit" had a baby and it grew up on trashy gangster rap.

-This Week's Pitch -- One-Take Movies!

-Nate pitches the last hours of a death row inmate, a view in a jury room, and an interrogation scenario all done in one take.

-Ben pitches a sniper film from a sniper's POV, split-screen movie, and a time traveler on an exploding airplane.

-This Week's Game -- Five by Five!

-Ben and Nate come up with specific film categories and have two options to win points: pick 5 movies no on the list for that category or pick all 5 that are on the list.

Direct download: pitch_106-A.mp3
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In light of the runaway success of "50 Shades of Grey," Ben and Nate are pitching erotic thrillers to tanatlyze the creative possibilities. The guys get down and dirty with their bad selves and go to places they have routinely gone before on their podcast. Stay tuned for a further discussion on the gorwing industry of crypto-zoological erotic fiction.

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Episode 105 includes:

-Does Dorf still exist? Remember Dorf? Anybody?

-Nate and Ben make Oscar predicitons for the major categories. Ben complains again about the Oscars. Repeat.

-"Kingsman" is a head-poppin' good time, though relies a bit too heavily on the meta.

-Nate and Ben debate what is worst in "50 Shades" and there are many culprits.

-This Week's Pitch -- Erotic Thriller

-Nate pitches a coed who works as a high-end call girl who ends up being ensared in a political scandal.

-Ben pitches "Exit to Eden" but with Furries/Plushies and a reverse "50 Shades" scenario where a man seeks his dom.

-This Week's Game -- Fetish-Ize It!

-It's a spinoff of "Porno-Ize It" where we take peopular movies like "Back to the Future," "Birdman," and "The Godfather" and develop fetishes relted to the films' content.

Direct download: pitch_105.mp3
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