Monthly Archives January 2016

Episode 18: Blood Red (1989) & Best of the Best II (1993) (/w Liam O’Donnell)

GET READY FOR THE ULTIMATE CHALLENGE! NO GUTS, NO GLORY on episode 18 of ERIC ROBERTS IS THE MAN as we tear into two carefully chosen Eric Roberts masterpieces. First is the only film featuring Eric and Julia Roberts acting together – as well as Elias Koteas, Michael Madsen and Dennis Hopper’s horrific Irish accent! It’s 1989’s BLOOD RED and it *sucks*! Thankfully, that’s balanced by the glory of Wayne Newton, underground fighting, and a gigantic German man named Brakus! It’s BEST OF THE BEST II, and while it’s missing Eric Roberts’ glorious hair from the first, it adds a
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Episode 17: Purgatory (1999) & The Long Ride Home (2003) (/w Rob Trench)

Consarn it, it’s Eric Roberts is the Man 17 and this dadburn episode features two classic, timeless WESTERNS featuring – you guessed it – ERIC ROBERTS! To avoid being dumfungled, we’re joined by writer and podcaster ROB TRENCH, who delights and entertains us as we look at the made-for-TNT supernatural western PURGATORY – with an all-star cast including SAM SHEPARD, RANDY QUAID, DONNIE “Donnie Don” WAHLBERG and ERIC ROBERTS. If that wasn’t enough star power, we follow it up with 2003’s THE LONG RIDE HOME starring RANDY TRAVIS as a mustachioed outlaw who is being hunted down by ERNEST BORGNINE. Also, ERIC ROBERTS
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