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To find more, simply search $8 Game Show on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts!

Even though The Remake has ridden off into the sunset, former co-host Josiah has gotten back up on that podcast horse. 

Please check out Josiah's new podcast, The $8 Game Show! Every week has different rounds and games. In this debut episode, cartoon writer Chris Carter plays the name game, makes his Laffy Taffy, and tries his hand at some foley work. â€‹But will he put it all on the line to answer The Pretty Hard Question? 

Theme music by Eric Braband!

Direct download: Carter_Episode.m4a
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This week Rob and Josiah are acting like it's college and so they're on SPRING BREAK! Feel free to look back through our archives and find an episode that's new to you. And thanks for listening!

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The Wizard

Josh Segovia drops by to discuss a Fred Savage movie full of hitchhiking kids and advertisements for the Power Glove, 1989's The Wizard. Josiah and Rob throw out the controllers, while Josh amps up both the video games and the family drama.

Remakes start at 43:35.

Follow Josh @JoshSegoviaSux on Twitter. And check out his work with the very funny Claymore Productions (http://claymoreproductions.com). 

Direct download: The_Wizard_Wave.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:40pm EDT
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Love Actually

In the first of a series of holiday episodes, Tim Dunn joins the guys to talk about the ensemble love story and Christmas movie, Love Actually. There are a lot of storylines here, and the guys have a lot to say before remaking it in a number of different ways. Remakes start at 56:25. 

Follow Tim @timothyrdunn on Twitter and listen to his podcast, Talking Games with Tim and Clayton.

Direct download: Love_Actually.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:28am EDT
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Fireproof

Writer and playwright Randall Colburn drops by the podcast to talk about the marriage-saving, computer-destroying Kirk Cameron film, Fireproof. Rob brings the heat, Josiah pitches a bomb, and Randall imagines a better Christian film. (Remakes begin at 44:35). 

Check out Randy on Twitter @randallcolburn, and read his work on Consequence of Sound! Or go to his website, www.randallcolburn.com. 

 

Direct download: Fireproof.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:18pm EDT
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Pacific Rim

Derek Shipman joins the podcast to talk about 2013's blockbuster robots vs. monsters movie, Pacific Rim. Rob and Josiah build up from the movie, while Derek uses the logic of the movie against itself. Remakes begin at 41:45, and stay tuned for a brief message at the end.

You can find the adorable comic book adventures of Derek's daughter online at http://lilistavenger.tumblr.com. 

Direct download: Pacific_Rim.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:28am EDT
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Blackfish

Susie Gutowski sits down with the guys to talk about the depressing, anti-Seaworld, pro-orca documentary Blackfish. Rob and Josiah pitch their ideas, while Susie allows you to hear her remakes in action. (Remakes begin 38:25)

Follow Susie on Twitter @SusieGutowski. And for the love of god, whatever you do, don't go to SeaWorld. 

Direct download: Blackfish_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:04am EDT
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Ender's Game

The guys welcome Brit Belsheim to talk about a movie that was made from one of her favorite books: Ender's Game. The guys profess their ignorance, while Brit imagines the movie that could have been.

Check Brit out at www.britbelsheim.com!

Direct download: Enders_Game.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:28pm EDT
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Gladiator

Clayon Margeson stops by to talk about the swords and sandals epic, and Best Picture winner, Gladiator. Rob and Josiah take two different angles, while Clayton finds inspiration from a classic film of an unknown name.

Follow Clayton  @claytonmargeson on Twitter. And check out the "Talking Games" podcast on the Nerdologues network at http://www.nerdologues.com/podcasts/talking-games

Direct download: Gladiator.mp3
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Can't Stop the Music

This week, the guys are joined by Nat Topping from the musical comedy duo Crassus to discuss the very loose origin story of the Village People, Can't Stop the Music. Rob imagines the ultimate Razzie winner, Josiah gives the film a post-apocalyptic reboot, and Nat imagines what other bands could have had if only they had followed the Village People's lead.

Stay tuned after the episode for a special bonus song from Crassus! If you like their music, you can buy their album "Arm the Whales" on iTunes and at http://crassus.bandcamp.com/. 

And follow Nat on Twitter @NatTopping.

Direct download: Cant_Stop_the_Music_-_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00pm EDT
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Surf Ninjas

It's Surf-tember here on the remake.

We're kicking off our Surftember Spectacularby bringing in Eric Braband to talk about the 1993 film/Game Gear advertisement, Surf Ninjas. Josiah amps up the surfing karate, Rob plays with the idea of a child narrator, and Eric pitches a movie that is much darker than you would imagine. 

Follow Eric @EricBraband on Twitter.

Direct download: Surf_Ninjas.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30pm EDT
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Point Break

Surf-tember continues on the Remake, when Kellen Terrett drops by to talk about Point Break, a movie that has it all: surfing, bank robbing, and the acting of Keanu Reeves. Rob pitches a retro-remake, Josiah substitutes surfing for parkour, and Kellen recasts the film with an unlikely star. 

Follow Kellen @drterrett on Twitter!

Direct download: Point_Break.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30pm EDT
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The Big Green

Some podcasts talk about movies. On Remake, we talk about how to make them better.

Josiah and Rob are joined by Mary Beth Smith from the podcast MBSing to talk about 1995's kids soccer film, The Big Green. Rob and Josiah take on the concept of the "Teacher's Exchange Program," while Mary Beth imbues her remake with a depth of plot and character lacking in the original. 

Want more Mary Beth Smith? Check out MBSing (http://www.nerdologues.com/podcasts/mbsing). 

Direct download: Big_Green.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:37pm EDT
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