Every Damn Thing
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We add Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey, and Bill and Ted Face the Music to the List of Every Damn thing.
Phil, Jake and Jason continue their most triumphant endeavor to complete the List of Every Damn Thing by ranking all three Bill & Ted movies... their
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Face the Music
Like all our episodes (except the family-friendly ones), this episode contains adult language. So if you're the parental type, consider this your advisory.
Maybe don’t google “queef gleek” if you don’t want to come across some things you’d rather not come across. River’s Edge (aka “the darkest teen film of all time”) came out in 1986, three years before the first Bill & Ted movie. Parenthood came out later than Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, but still in the same year. We discuss the use of homophobic slurs in 80s pop culture, and settle on the idea that they’re “teachable moments”. Here’s the scene from Fast Times at Ridgemont High where Jeff Spicoli talks about history, a precursor to Bill & Ted’s conversational style. Spicoli, for the record, is not innocent of using of homophobic slurs. Chino, California is 30 square miles filled with 88,000 people. Cows once outnumbered the people there, and Snoop Dogg was once in prison there (probably not at the same time). Wikipedia describes the Inland Empire as Los Angeles-adjacent. Chino-- more so Chino Hills-- would like to convince you that they're Orange County-adjacent. Jason was pleasantly surprised that “punk” wasn’t the first thing that showed up when searching “ poseurs”. We briefly talked about Damon Runyon. Phil said that Bill & Ted's vocabulary is Runyonesque, but on further reflection he probably was wrong. Here's some discussion of Runyon, a colorful figure. Phil mentioned seeing George Carlin's act from before he grew his beard. All-time henchman Al Leong is featured in a lot of our favorite action movies, including as a Wing Kong Hatchet Man in Big Trouble in Little China. Here’s a video of the present-day comedic surfer bros that Jake mentions. Here's a blurry Pee Wee Herman in Back to the Beach (1987). Bird is, in fact, the word. Here’s Jason’s favorite part of Bogus Journey, and here’s Jake's favorite part. We briefly discuss Jar Jar Binks, who famously said “Dis es nutsen!” Kim Cattrall ain't got time for a SatC reboot since she’s got a new (already cancelled) show called Filthy Rich. Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde is, according to Jason, a cinematic masterpiece. Legally Blonde 3 drops in May of 2022. Jake gets the name of the KISS song “God Gave Rock ‘n’ Roll to You II” wrong. He’s also wrong that it’s an original song. Speaking of KISS, the kiss scene from Dude, Where’s My Car? is less offensive than the hateful words in the Bill & Ted movies, but there’s still some problematic aspects to it. We surmise that battles of the bands are a thing of the past. Finally the bands are at peace with one another! Kettle Chips were founded in 1978 by Cameron Healy. There’s a lot of reference to the concept of “Oops! All…” in this episode. This is something we'll address in a later show but it's one of the fundamental ideas to understanding the world. What was Alex Winters up to between Bogus Journey and Face the Music? Among other things, he co-directed the 90s movie Freaked (Phil mistakenly calls it Freaks), and most recently directed a documentary about Frank Zappa. The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions both came out in 2003. We talked about Samara Weaving but we meant to say Brigette Lundy Pain. They were both great in Face the Music. Phil doesn’t see how the Weezer song The Beginning of the End is an interpolation of a Billy Joel song. Is Love and Monsters worth watching? Our TV recommendation for this week is HBO’s Barry. It features Anthony Carrigan, who is also hilarious in Face the Music.
Below is the List of Every Damn Thing as of this episode (for the most up-to-date list, go
Dolly Parton - person Clement Street in San Francisco - location Prince - person It’s-It - food Cher - person Donald Duck - fictional character Hank Williams - person air - substance Watchmen - comic book onions - food “Midnight Train to Georgia” - music sex - idea Boxer (dog breed) - animal ducks - animal firefighters - people Shakira - person The Three Stooges - comedy act Christmas trees - seasonal decoration Puns - idea Trading Places - movie intro to “Back That Azz Up” - music The Truman Show - movie dilapidated shacks - structures shirtless men wearing elaborate angel wings, gold lamé shorts & furry cha-cha heels - idea plants - life form handkerchiefs - accessory nail clippers - tool rye bread - food snare drums - instrument saxophone in rock - music cubed ice - substance Antoni Gaudi - architect Run the Jewels - music group Popeye - fictional character land - substance Carthage - location Charmander - fictional character A-shirts (aka “wifebeaters”) - clothing “Dancing Queen” - music Watchmen - TV series Jessica Rabbit - fictional character Volkswagen “Bug” - vehicle Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey - movie Cheech and Chong - comedy act “Tulsa Time” - music brief - idea cold brew shandy - beverage Jersey Shore - location crows - animal sea - substance coffee - beverage eggs (chicken) - food Whoppers (candy) - food national debt - idea band t-shirts - clothing Crocs - clothing Ice Cube - person wind chimes - decoration / instrument moist - word Nerf guns - toy lightning rounds - idea zipper jeans - clothing generation ships - idea seedless watermelon - food sardines - animal/food Triscuits - food peanut butter ice cream - food Top Ramen - food whale tail - animal appendage Tommy Bahama shirts - clothing commandos - people no-show socks - clothing zipper jeans worn with no underwear - situation Barry Bonds - person man-bun - hairstyle toe shoes - clothing “Do You Know the Way to San Jose” - song Watchmen - movie blood - substance Oreos - food calamari - food Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure - movie Bill & Ted Face the Music - movie The Last Starfighter - movie crushed ice - substance pigeons - animal Daylight Saving Time - idea rats - animal capitalism - idea sports team jerseys - clothing Josta - beverage Gambit - fictional character Surge - beverage Double Stuf Oreos - food Jenny McCarthy - person Hank Williams, Jr - person McRib - food cigarettes - drug QAnon - idea
What is Every Damn Thing?
Phil and Jake rank everything.
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