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A movie podcast that talks about films long forgotten, sleeper hits, total flops & cult classics!

Episode 19

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Published on:

18th Jan 2020

Episode 18

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Published on:

11th Jan 2020

EP. 18 - Tremors (1990)

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Josh and Zak talk about the cult film Tremors (1990)

Repairmen Val McKee (Kevin Bacon) and Earl Bassett (Fred Ward) are tired of their dull lives in the small desert town of Perfection, Nev. But just as the two try to skip town, they happen upon a series of mysterious deaths and a concerned seismologist (Finn Carter) studying unnatural readings below the ground. With the help of an eccentric couple (Reba McEntire, Michael Gross), the group fights for survival against giant, worm-like monsters hungry for human flesh.

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Episode 17

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4th Jan 2020

EP. 17 - Death To Smoochy (2002)

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Happy New Year 2020!

Josh and Zak talk about "Death to Smoochy"-

Tells the story of Rainbow Randolph (Robin Williams), the corrupt, costumed star of a popular children's TV show, who is fired over a bribery scandal and replaced by squeaky-clean Smoochy (Edward Norton), a puffy fuscia rhinoceros. As Smoochy catapults to fame - scoring hit ratings and the affections of a network executive (Catherine Keener) - Randolph makes the unsuspecting rhino the target of his numerous outrageous attempts to exact revenge and reclaim his status as America's sweetheart.

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Episode 16

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28th Dec 2019

EP. 16 - Rare Exports (2010)

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Final show of 2019! Josh and Zak have one more holiday treat! "Rare Exports" (2010)

A young boy named Pietari (Onni Tommila) and his friend Juuso (Ilmari Järvenpää) think a secret mountain drilling project near their home in northern Finland has uncovered the tomb of Santa Claus. However, this a monstrous, evil Santa, much unlike the cheery St. Nick of legend. When Pietari's father (Jorma Tommila) captures a feral old man (Peeter Jakobi) in his wolf trap, the man may hold the key to why reindeer are being slaughtered and children are disappearing.

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Episode 15

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Published on:

21st Dec 2019

EP. 15 - Gremlins (1984)

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Josh and Zak talk about the cult favorite Gremlins (1984)

A gadget salesman is looking for a special gift for his son and finds one at a store in Chinatown. The shopkeeper is reluctant to sell him the `mogwai' but sells it to him with the warning to never expose him to bright light, water, or to feed him after midnight. All of this happens and the result is a gang of gremlins that decide to tear up the town on Christmas Eve

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About the Podcast

Duckin' the Usher
A weekly talk about films you wouldn't pay to see
On Duckin' the Usher, Josh and Zak will discuss movies you wanted to see... but did not pay to view at the theater. Ranging from cult classics, sleeper hits, total flops, and the hidden gems that you may have forgotten existed at all! We delve into the facts, troubles, and triumphs of the production while - hopefully - providing the listener an entertaining, educated, and enlightened experience as we take you on a roller-coaster of nostalgia.

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About your hosts

Joshua Stenkamp

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Joshua Stenkamp hails from a small city in Central Florida. He has been a professional magician, actor, performance instructor and jack of all trades. In addition to magic Josh is an accomplished live event host and has a deep knowledge of useless information ranging from movies, television, music and theatrical arts (he is a walking talking Google). Finally, Josh decided to create the podcast “Duckin’ the Usher” so he can talk about the one thing he is passionate about… Movies!

Zak Fisher

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Zachery W Fisher was born and raised in Central Florida near the “House of Mouse” and is a lifelong fan of all things geek culture.
He’s worked as a body piercer, bartender, server and various other occupations. Always with an interest in the arts he was a member of his high school drama club and even briefly fronted a metal band. He brings with him a vast well of interesting tidbits from comics, movies, sci-fi, video games and TV. Never one to duck a conversation he’ll take any opportunity to inform, entertain or otherwise engage.