228 – Party Foods

We’re throwing a party! Not really. Actually, we’re going to take a chance double dipping our chip while we talk about party foods!

What hits your plate first? What hits the trash first? Lil Smokies, deviled eggs, creepy jello molds, we’re going to try a little bit of everything.

Get out your crock pot and the brick of Velveeta cheese, it’s time to enjoy some party food! I was going to say hors d’oeuvre’s, but it always looks like I spelled it wrong.

227 – Galaxy Quest vs The Orville

Space. The final Frontier. To boldy go where no podcast has gone before. This week, it’s not ‘Star Trek’, but it might just be better.

The ’40 Going On 14′ crew of red shirts are getting on board with ‘Galaxy Quest’ and Seth MacFarlane’s ‘The Orville’. Despite what you think, it’s not going to all be fart jokes. Well, I won’t make any promises.

Warm up the warp drives, because “By Grabthar’s hammer, by the suns of Warvan, you shall be avenged!”

226 – Billboard Top 10 ’88 v ’18

Hey kids! Guess what? It’s that time of year again! We’ve loaded up the popular music charts and we’re ready to do our annual Billboard show!

It’s always entertaining, when you take 4 guys in their 40’s and see what happens with they see what the kids are listening to these days. The results may surprise you.

Pull up a seat and pop on those headphones, things are about to get interesting!

225 – Flatliners

We’re all going to die in this episode…. but we’ll come back! Perhaps with some bad things we’d sooner forget.

If you haven’t figured it out by now, this week we’re going to stop your hearts with our ‘Flatliners’ show! Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts and Kevin Bacon vs Ellen Page, Diego Luna and Kiefer Sutherland! This is a big one, kids.

9 out of 10 doctors agree, you should take two film versions of ‘Flatliners’ and call them in the morning.

224 – Blade Runners

Have you ever wondered if the person next to you is a replicant? Have you ever asked them a series of questions, in the hopes of figuring it out? If either of those things are true, then you should really listen to this weeks show.

We’re traveling into the future as we dig deep into the genre defining ‘Blade Runner’ and it’s recently released follow up ‘Blade Runner 2049.

Rick Deckard is here and looking as grizzled as ever. It’s time to hop onto your unicorn and grab your origami paper, because Roy Batty is on the loose!

222 – Review Preview!

2017 has been a hell of a year. We’ve had some great shows and some great times. For this year end wrap up, we’re going to revisit some of our favorite episodes this year in our Review Preview show!

With 2018 just beginning, what does this new year hold? We’re also going to pick out some of our favorite remakes that are going to hit this year. Which ones will we want to cover and why?

Buckle up, this is going to be a journey through space and time and to infinity and beyond!

220 – Christmas Stories

Whenever the Christmas holidays roll around, one film almost always comes to mind. One that reminds us about the gift of giving, the joy of being a kid on Christmas morning and pleasures of winning a major award.

That’s right, the merry gentlemen of ’40 Going On 14′ are heading to Indiana again, but this time it’s to talk about ‘A Christmas Story’! However, we’re also going to talk about its second cousin, twice removed, ‘A Christmas Story 2’.

It you’re looking for some Daniel Stern, to add to your holiday cheer, we’ve got it. Turn off ‘Little Orphan Annie’ and tune into us, because Christmas only comes once a year!

219 – Julianne Moore

When trying to think of a modern day actress that’s had a career that’s spanned genres and who’s mastered them all, one name in particular comes to mind: Julianne Moore.

This week, ’40 Going On 14′ is celebrating her entire catalog! She’s worked with just about everyone in the business and established herself as a talent you can count on. We felt it was time to give her the spotlight for an episode.

If you’re a fan already or even if you’re not, this is the show for you. Why do I say that? Because we all need a little Moore in our lives.

218 – The Saints

What do Val Kilmer, Roger Moore and Adam Rayner have in common? They’ve all played Simon Templar aka ‘The Saint’! On this week’s very special episode, we’re going to focus on the 1997 feature film and the 2017 made for TV movie.

Do you like to steal from the rich and give to the poor? Maybe you like to put on wacky disguises, in order to foil your enemies? If either of those are true, then you’ll want to download this one!

Pop in those ear buds and load this new episode of ’40 Going On 14′. All hail ‘The Saint’!

217 – Archie Andrews to Riverdale

Archie Andrews, where are you?

For the past 75 years, a red headed all American boy, Archie Andrews, has barely aged and infiltrated the homes of millions of people. Am I referring to David Caruso? Nope. It’s time for the Archie show!

Mike, Joel and Josh are headed to Riverdale and things are about to get weird. This is not the Archie you remember.

If you’ve ever picked up an Archie comic, in your life, then this is one episode you don’t want to miss!

202 – The Snack Food Show

Well, lunch was a couple of hours ago and dinner is still a ways off. What should I do? SNACKS! That’s right, kids, we’re doing a show all about those in between little morsels of happiness.

Sweet to Savory. New choices and old. We are picking up a little bit of everything for this weeks show, while trying to avoid reading the nutritional contents on the side of the packaging.

Our belts may need to be loosened a bit after this show. It’s time for a snack!

201 – New Who

What’s that noise? It’s the TARDIS dematerializing again! However, this time the boys from ’40 Going On 14′ are joining the new era of Doctors on the second half of this 2 part ‘Doctor Who’ spectacular!

While none of us may ever be a companion in real life, for the second half of this 2 part event, we’re going to be as close as we’ll ever get. Part 2 contains the 9th through 13th Doctors and beyond. We’re also taking on more pinnacle episodes, the history of the series reboot, along with the new villains and new companions!

It’s going to be fantastic! Allons-y!

200 – Doctor Who Classic

What’s that noise? It’s the TARDIS dematerializing, as the boys from ’40 Going On 14′ are joining the Doctor on a two part MEGA adventure!

While none of us may ever be a companion in real life, for the first of this 2 part event, we’re going to be as close as we’ll ever get. Part 1 contains the first 8 Doctors, as we’re taking on pinnacle episodes, the history of the show, villains and companions!

Grab K-9 and let’s go! Would you like a Jelly Baby?

199 – Power Rangers

Ay Yi Yi! It’s the Power Rangers show! The boys have assembled the red, green, blue, yellow, black and pink rangers and we’ve got our Zords, locked and loaded. We’re taking on Rita Repulsa and her Puddies in this Zordon approved episode.

If you’ve been wondering how the recent movie compared to the original run of the series, then this is the episode you’ve been waiting for!

Suit up and let’s go battle Goldar! Ay Yi Yi!

198 – Summertime

Summertime and the living’s easy. Unless you still have to work at a 9 – 5 job, with bills to pay!

On this seasonal episode of ’40 Going On 14′, we’re cranking up the AC and enjoying a cold glass of lemonade. It’s time to talk about the summer!

When we were kids, it meant one thing, but what does it mean to us now? The pool is open and the water’s fine. Let’s dive into the deep end!

197 – Captain Harlock

Pirates have been the stuff of legends for decades. But there’s one pirate that stands out above them all. Not only is he the definition of piracy, but one that travels through space!

This week, we’re taking a trip on the Arcadia, through the animated world of Captain Harlock. From the pages of Japanese manga, onto television screens in the early days of anime, up to modern times with a full length CGI movie. Harlock has done it all.

Hop aboard and let’s fight our way to freedom!

196 – Desserts

We’ve done a lot of food shows, since we started ’40 Going On 14′. All of the various courses have been covered, but there’s one thing we’ve continually failed to miss. Desert!

For this episode, all of us have eaten our fill of everything else and are ready for something sweet. Whether it’s cookies or cakes or pies, oh my!

If you tend to drool over the end of every meal, then it’s time to have your just deserts!

192 – Piranhas!

*’Jaws’ theme plays*
Wait, we’re not doing THAT show, yet!
What’s the next best thing? Piranha’s! Jump right in, the water’s fine. The boys from ’40 Going On 14′ are preparing to do battle with hordes of tiny, man eating fish!

Joe Dante started it all and Alexandre Aja picked up the torch and ran with it. How dangerous can tiny little fish be? You’ll have to listen in to find out!

It’s the ‘Piranha’ show!

189 – MST3K

Did you ever want to talk during a movie, but got told to be quiet? On this week’s episode, we’re letting a few select individuals do it for an entire movie!

That’s right, it’s the ‘MST3K’ show! We’re spending and evening with Mike, Joel, Tom Servo, Crow, Jonah and the rest of the gang, as we talk about talking during a terrible movie. The ONLY time it’s appropriate.

Grab your popcorn and your Felicia Day cardboard standup, it’s time to go to the movies!

LA LA LA

185 – The Side Dish

Your plate is full of delicious foods, but what’s that next to your main dish? SIDES! That’s right, we’re doing an entire show about the unsung hero of the dinner plate.

From the days of hiding veggies under layers of cheese, to heading off to college to find ourselves and the joys of fried vegetables. What more could you want for dinner?

Push those entrees aside and let’s indulge in some side dishes!