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Old v. Gold 204: Ghostbusters

For Spooky Week, we’ve picked the spooky 1984 comedy Ghostbusters, full of spooky slime monsters and spooky demon dogs and spooky sexual harassment! Join Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, and Dan Aykroyd as they battle the gubmint and sugary treats while spookily foretelling dot-coms, prison privatization, and the death of print.

(Note: This podcast was recorded before news of the all-female Ghostbusters reboot broke.)

(Warning: This podcast contains the Guinness World Record holder for Longest Riff On How No One Reads Books Anymore.)

I want to be able to say one day, in real life, with relevance and confidence, “I’ve seen every form of combustion known to man.”

Podcasters: Robert, Tim, Sam, Zuul Dana

  • 00:00 Intro and Memories
  • 11:07 Rapid Recap
  • 14:52 Books and Other Special Effects
  • 22:43 The Creepiest Part
  • 28:40 The Sounds and Sights of the ’80s
  • 34:40 Humor and Time
  • 42:20 The Vote

Next Week’s Assignment

Bruce Willis. Hudson Hawk. It’s hard to explain.

Comments? Questions?

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