The Flop House

MaximumFun, Dan McCoy, Stuart Wellington, Elliott Kalan

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The Flop House is a bi-monthly audio podcast, devoted to the worst in recent film. Your hosts (Elliott Kalan, Dan McCoy, and Stuart Wellington) watch a questionable film just before each episode, and then engage in an unscripted, slightly inebriated ...Show More
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1:41:57 | Feb 17th, 2018

We watch one we were all honestly pretty excited about: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Were we all as excited once we were done? Meanwhile Dan introduces a new Jeff Foxworthy routine, Elliott explains Nicholas Cage's pursuit of Bernadet...Show More
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1:19:03 | Sep 20th, 2014

Smalltember continues with perhaps the smallest movie we've ever covered, the bad movie new classic "A Talking Cat!?!" Meanwhile Stuart entertains the lizard representative of Harlem, Elliott gives helpful mnemonic devices for the major German direct...Show More

1:35:28 | Dec 7th

If we talk about something on Disney+, we'll get a million subscribers, right?

1:20:20 | Nov 23rd

Do you like SPIDER-MAN? Well, he's not in this one.
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1:26:01 | Oct 26th

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1:44:22 | Sep 14th

Frank D'Angelo has done it again! (And I think we all know what "it" is)

1:49:46 | Aug 31st

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06:37 | Aug 10th

Stuart's been hard at work running more Hogsbottom Three RPGs for Elliott, Stuart, and Flop House favorite guest host Zhubin Parang. Here's a little taste of the first episode of their new adventure! They're only available on the Maximum Fun bonus...Show More

2:19:19 | Aug 3rd

We're joined by the wonderful Sharlene Wellington, owner or partner in many lovely Brooklyn bars (also, she's married to Stu). She wanted to discuss the 1984 summer camp comedy Meatballs Part II, and as three middle-aged men who were raised on dumb 8...Show More

1:42:11 | Jul 20th

Straight from the glamorous and echoey Minneapolis airport-adjacent La Quinta inn, it's all three of the peaches in the same room, chewing over the Taron Egerton, not-your-daddy's-Robin Hood. Meanwhile Dan talks a surprising amount about the Scarlet ...Show More

1:50:02 | Jul 6th

We were so delighted to have longtime Friend-and-Fan-of-Flop, Natalie Walker on the program! We were somewhat less delighted by the film she inexplicably chose, The Haunting of Sharon Tate. Life gives, and life takes. Meanwhile, Stuart hijacks the po...Show More

1:44:29 | Jun 22nd

We took a break from live show prep in Portland to return to our beloved M. Night Shyamalan and the last film of his surprise trilogy, Glass. Meanwhile Stuart drags the Philly skyline, Dan points out the problem with exhaustive rule books, and Ellio...Show More

1:51:10 | Jun 8th

With John Wick 3 tearing up the theaters, we discuss this year's OTHER Keanu Reeves movie, Replicas. Meanwhile Dan repeats an old adage about beans, Stuart can't pronounce "Keanu," and Elliott's son really messes up our rhythm. Wikipedia synopsis fo...Show More

2:04:49 | May 25th

We discuss something that's been on our want list for a while: the genre-hopping bonkers twist-em-up, Serenity. And to do so, we are joined by the delightful Jenny Jaffe, whose attachment to this film can surely be described as "healthy." Meanwhile S...Show More

1:58:46 | May 11th

Elliott, noted non Pot-head, talks about the Potterverse sequel, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald. Meanwhile Elliott talks Charles Dickens crossovers, Stuart almost causes his own brain to explode, saying something nice about Dan Fogler, ...Show More

1:20:15 | Apr 27th

It’s been so long, we can't even REMEMBER when we recorded this show on Tom Cruise's The Mummy. But it's from Seattle and it's on tape, so here it is! Wikipedia synopsis for The Mummy LIVE SHOW DATES 2019! June 8 – PORTLAND – Revolution Hall Ju...Show More

1:53:57 | Apr 13th

It's the moment you've all been waiting for -- we discuss the fabled Castle Freak. And we don't do it alone! We do it with noted B-movie aficionado Joe Bob Briggs who you can also see on Shudder's "The Last Drive-In." Meanwhile, Dan asks salient que...Show More

1:22:05 | Mar 30th

MAX FUN DRIVE part TWO! We talk about The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, which Elliott chose for some baffling reason. Meanwhile, Elliott explains Richard Gere's Mothman issues, Stuart reveals the scariest number of ghosts, and Dan takes the show o...Show More

2:01:34 | Mar 23rd

It's MAX FUN DRIVE time, everyone! That means we're putting out an extra episode on a week we'd normally take off and drink pina coladas or something. Instead we watched the Jennifer Garner revenge fantasy Peppermint, and hoo boy is it racist! Meanwh...Show More

1:33:42 | Mar 16th

We continue to exploit our vault of unreleased live shows, with this discussion of The Dark Tower, with special additional guest co-host, Hallie Haglund, the star of the show. And for those who don't dig live shows, good news! Since next week is Max...Show More

1:25:23 | Mar 2nd

By popular demand, we talk about all the glitz and glamor that is... OSCAR! Movies recommended in this episode: Black Coal, Thin Ice Piercing Minding the Gap

1:06:46 | Feb 16th

We reached into our archives, all the way back to 2017, to bring you this performance taped at the Now Hear This podcast festival. Elliott's not here (something about it being "too far to fly across the whole country for an unpaid gig, waaah waaah wa...Show More

1:41:17 | Feb 2nd

We don't usually editorialize on our own show, but... this is a good one, guys. The gang got together in a hotel room after our Madison, Wisconsin live show to discuss Life Itself, one of the most baffling, and most pleased with itself movies ever m...Show More

1:38:20 | Jan 19th

It's Jason Statham and a giant shark. Whaddaya need, a roadmap? We discuss The Meg. Meanwhile, Dan reveals a surprising science fact about Meg Ryan, Elliott reveals that Swamp Thing is the ideal male body, and Stuart's feet have a surprising superpo...Show More

1:34:52 | Jan 5th

This one topped the lists of the worst movies of 2018, and it was so bad Dan barely understood what the fuck was happening, which you can tell, based on how little he can bring himself to say. Luckily, Elliott makes up for it by never shutting up. We...Show More