Episode 87

Scanners with Rusty and Ken


September 30th, 2019

1 hr 9 mins 56 secs

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About this Episode

Rusty and Ken join the guys to chat movies and such. Ken Carlson is a PNW writer, director, and producer that likes “telling stories and hopes to one day create some that won’t bore you to death”. He has written and directed Dead Drift, Penny Palabras, and his latest comedy show, Roscoe the Junkyard Cat. Rusty is a PNW comedian, co – owner of Church Cantina, and longtime friend of the Grit City Podcast.

1:36 – Justin shares with listeners how they can watch live streaming of the show, encourages users to review the show on ITunes, and talks about his and Rusties float on the Deschutes River. Rusty talks about saving his tubing partner during the float, the new Kobrew restaurant in Tacoma, and gave his review of IT Chapter 2. Conversation goes to the podcast Rated 80’s, Ken talks about show’s he has directed, and his most recent project, Roscoe The Junkyard Cat.

18:13 – Ken dives into the challenges that are involved with filming puppets, Scott talks about overdubbing of movies, and Ken talks about Enter The Mind Dungeon. Brogan and Rusty taunt each other, Scott gives a shout out to The Valley and their breakfast, and conversation turns to the Impossible Whopper at Burger King. They comment on how the Impossible Whopper is a cause to shift people away from meat, Justin talks about watching Scanners, and the early September lightning strikes in the Tacoma/Puyallup area.

35:37 – Jeff talks on his love of Screamers, they talk about the movie Defending Your Life, and Justin gives Brogan a new backpack to finally pay him back after 20 years. He talks about his trip to Arizona that he used the backpack for all those years ago, his adventures on Greyhound, and his move to Wisconsin. He dives into what Scanners is about, Jeff talks about the guy that blows up in the first part of the movie, and Scott talks about his favorite scene of the show.

52:15 – Justin share’s Michelle’s review of the movie, they discuss remakes, and how they feel one should not be made on Flight of the Navigator and Back To The Future. Brogan touches on game store drama, Ken gives his thoughts on the sound design of The Scanner, and Scott talks about what it must have been like for those trying out for the movie. They chat on how much Scanners made money at the box office, how David had to record the movie in two months, and Brogan proposes that they pick another other movie to discuss in a future podcast.

Thanks Rusty and Ken for joining the guys for another great conversation!

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