Episode 2.6 - The Lost Season Finale! Myths & Legends: Lost Mythical Places

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This episode is so good, it should have come out months ago! Whoops! The wonderful Clarice Eckford joins us for our epic Season 2 finale! On this episode we take you away to several mythical places lost to the sands of time and attempt to determine where those places might actually be found today! From Camelot to Kunlun, this one is a wild ride!

Thank you for listening! We'll see you all in Season 3!

BB.9 - Star Trek: Discovery Episodes 1 & 2 Review

 "A Master Piece" by Mike Borchelli - 2017

"A Master Piece" by Mike Borchelli - 2017

Hello! In keeping with our recent sci-fi nerd theme, we've decided to review the first two episodes of the brand new Star Trek series, Star Trek: Discovery! This is coming just in time, as the third episode airs tonight! Before you watch that, take a listen to gain some insight and find out our thoughts on the series so far! MAJOR SPOILER ALERT FOR EPISODES 1 & 2!

We swear, the next BB/full length episode we do will be about history or art or some shit.  Enjoy!

BB.8 - Edmonton Comic and Entertainment Expo 2017!

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Join the Borchelli Brothers as they traverse the 2017 Edmonton Comic and Entertainment Expo! BUT FIRST we check out Mike and Sean's terrible attempts to imitate Mark Hamill's The Joker! OOF!
We had a really fun weekend checking out all of the celebrity spotlights! William Shatner! Anthony Mackie! And More! Wow! ALSO! Tune in to find out what happens when we send Nick Borchelli on a mission to quiz some of the Expo goers!

BB.7 - You Win Some, You Lose Some!

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The Borchelli Brothers are at it again! Fresh off our win as Best Edmonton Podcast in VUE Weekly's 2017 Best of Edmonton contest, we are back in the studio. We recorded a brand new episode for you, full of interesting subject matter! And then it all got erased! ....So we recorded it again! ...and then it all got erased again! So, please enjoy listening to us gripe about it! We don't really have an episode this time around, but we're fun to hang out with, right? ...RIGHT?!

Also: We are going to be at the Edmonton Comic and Entertainment Expo all weekend! Follow along with us on all our social media platforms! 
Link--> Edmonton Comic and Entertainment Expo

BB.6 - Spider-Man: Homecoming - A Spoiler Filled Round-Table with Stephen Notley

Okay! No excuses! We've given you enough time to see Spider-Man: Homecoming! Now, join Sean, Mike and Stephen while they pick it apart! SPOILER ALERT! They talk about what worked, what didn't work and compare this film against the older Spider-Man films. This episode is all about getting to the core of what makes Spider-Man such a popular hero and what it takes to represent him properly on screen. Take a listen!

BB.5 - History of Adult Animation Part 2 - Heavy Metal vs Rock & Rule

Welcome to Part 2 Electric Boogaloo! This is the second episode of our running series on the history of animation geared towards adult audiences. On this BB we move out of the 1970s to talk all about two classic, music infused, animated films from the 1980s: "Heavy Metal" (1981) and the VERY underrated Canadian film, "Rock & Rule" (1983). Both movies have an impressive line-up of both musical and voice talent, not to mention the incredible and varying animation styles, but ONE of these films definitely stands the test of time better than the other. Take a listen and check out the links below! 

- The Making of Rock & Rule

- Rock & Rule Full Movie
 

Episode 2.4 - The Full Borchelli - UFOs and the Secret Space Soap Opera

The Full Borchelli gathers once again to discuss the UFO phenomenon as well as the epic secret war that goes on all around (and above) us every day! On this episode we review several UFO case files and Jeff Borchelli helps us find the truth! Are we alone? Are they here? Find out! Take a listen!

Links:

 

Special thanks to Nick Borchelli for composing the music behind Mike Borchelli's UFO encounter stories.

BB.4 - History of Adult Animation Part 1 - Let's Talk About Ralph Bakshi

  Ralph Bakshi/ American Pop / Fritz the Cat

Ralph Bakshi/ American Pop / Fritz the Cat

It's BB time! This Borchelli Bite is the first in a series of short episodes devoted to discussing the history of adult animation (animation geared toward adult audiences). Today's episode starts us off in the 1970s with the release of Ralph Bakshi's interpretation of R. Crumb creation, "Fritz the Cat" (1972) and leads us to the beginning of the 1980s with another Bakshi classic, "American Pop" (1981). We take a look at the career development of this animation icon and reflect on the controversial Fritz through a modern lens. Take a Listen!

Fritz the Cat Trailer
American Pop Trailer

BB.3 - What's the deal with M. Night Shyamalan?

In this Borchelli Bite we put M. Night Shyamalan's career under the microscope! Okay, let's be honest... this is more of a cathartic bitch session. At one time he was the most successful up and coming director in Hollywood, with great films like The Sixth Sense and Unbreakable, but he has since plummeted from grace and made some of the worst pieces of garbage in movie history. We have a great time trashing him as a filmmaker but we also want to give credit where credit is due. Having found some recent success with low budget films like The Visit and Split, we ask the questions ..is M. Night Shyamalan back? Was he even talented to begin with? Take a listen!

WARNING: Major SPOILER ALERT for the film Split! 

We are very excited about his upcoming film, Glass <--Click to read more!
 

BB.1 - The Last Jedi Teaser with Fish Griwkowsky and Curtis Ross

HEY! Welcome to a new thing we're doing here at Borchelli Brothers Studios called "BBs" (Borchelli Bites)! These are a shorter form of podcast episode that focus on topics that can't fill our usual format length. 

On this first BB we have Fish Griwkowsky of The Edmonton Journal and local musician and Star Wars aficionado, Curtis Ross in the studio to discuss the first teaser trailer for The Last Jedi! Take a Listen!

Click HERE to watch the trailer!!

Episode 2.3 - 2017 Sci-Fi Franchise Movie Guide! - Ahna McLeod

Welcome to the Borchelli Brothers Sci-Fi Franchise Movie Guide for 2017! Our friend Ahna McLeod joins us for this round-table style guide through a year that is full of amazing movie releases! We could not be more excited!! Excelsior! Follow along! Nerd-tastic! 
(Did we miss any? Tell us in the comments!)

Trailers:
-Kong: Skull Island
-COLOSSAL
-Sleight
-Logan
-The Great Wall
-Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2
-Power Rangers
-The Mummy
-Spider-Man: Homecoming
-Blade Runner: 2049
-Trainspotting 2
-Justice League
-Wonder Woman
- Ghost in the Shell
-Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
-Alien Covenant
-Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets


Idris Elba Music Video - Private Garden

Episode 2.2 - Myths & Legends 3/Christmas Special? with Jaime Fjeldsted

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DISCLAIMER: Many of the stories in this episode contain very graphic content. 

Welcome to our third Myths & Legends episode! Its also kind of a Christmas episode? This time we are joined by our good friend, Jaime Fjeldsted! She comes to us with stories of Icelandic folklore! Sean Borchelli also disturbs and dazzles us with his stories of strange and gruesome burial practices from history and even some that still take place today. BUT FIRST! Mike Borchelli stumbles through his unprepared ramblings about Tom Cruise and Japanese urban myths! 

Show Links:

Tom Cruise Running Backwards:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFOQJdAO8Lw

Tibetan Sky Burial (VERY GRAPHIC! ...SERIOUSLY):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUp4jUMIy68&feature=youtu.be

 Jaime brought some volcanic rock from Mount Hekla in Iceland

Jaime brought some volcanic rock from Mount Hekla in Iceland

 Cheeksqueek from Yokai Watch

Cheeksqueek from Yokai Watch

Episode 2.1 - Quick Wits with Uncle Norman!

Welcome to Season 2 of the Borchelli Brothers Podcast! On this episode we have a fierce battle of wits! Uncle Norman takes the reigns to host our new game show "Quick Wits!". Who will win the epic and hilarious showdown and take home the grand prize?! Tune in to find out!

Teams:

Nun Soup? - Eric Newby & Samson Burke

Borchelli Bros - Mike Borchelli & Sean Borchelli

Who Are Three People Who Have Never Been in My Kitchen -  Craig Martell & Garrett Kruger

This episode was sponsored by:

Steam Whistle Beer!
http://steamwhistle.ca/

Uncle Norman's Moustache Tamer!
http://www.themoustachetamer.com/

Daravara Pub!

The Empress Ale House!

Special Thanks to Paul Arnusch for composing the Quick WIts theme song!


And Special Thanks to our wonderful sound engineer Nick Borchelli!