Episode 72: BLACK CAESAR/Lagunitas 12th of Never Ale

We get serious on our 72nd episode with the blaxploitation film BLACK CAESAR, talking systemic racism in the ’70s as well as today. We get into the cultural themes of the film, talk about Fred Williamson’s awesomeness (cool sideburns!), the exposition provided from James Brown’s soundtrack, and the impact The Godfather and ’30s noir films had on it. Ww also cover Lagunitas’ 12th of Never Ale, which is a deliciously refreshing pale ale!

Approximate timeline

0:00 – 16:00 Intro
16:00 – 25:00 Beer talk (Lagunitas 12th of Never Ale)
25:00 – end Black Caesar

button (3)button (2)button (1)buttonpatreon_logo_become_a_patron

Help support the show with these sponsors:

3 Meals Free on Your First Blue Apron Order

728x90 new banner

Episode 71: THE MUMMY/Pilsner Urquell & Genesee Helles Bock

Blood and Black Rum Podcast covers the trainwreck 2017 film THE MUMMY starring Tom “Clueless” Cruise. It’s a vapid, overblown action film that truly has nothing to do with the original Universe horror classics, and we talk about its stupid action scenes, Tom Cruise’s obvious flaws as a scamp character, the idiocy of the film’s multiple settings, and more! We also discuss Pilsner Urquell and Genesee’s Helles Bock beers.

Approximate timeline

0:00 – 16:00 Intro
16:00 – 30:00 Beer talk (Pilsner Urquell/Genesee Helles Bock)
30:00 – end The Mummy

button (3)button (2)button (1)buttonpatreon_logo_become_a_patron

Help support the show with these sponsors:

3 Meals Free on Your First Blue Apron Order

728x90 new banner

Episode 70: WONDER WOMAN/Guinness Irish Wheat

In our 70th episode we continue our coverage of the DC superhero universe with WONDER WOMAN. Obviously we compare it to the other films in the franchise, talk about the levity of the humor, harp on the overuse of CGI, and overall go over the positives and the flaws of the best DC movie so far. We also cover Guinness’ Irish Wheat ale.

Approximate timeline

0:00 – 14:00 Intro
14:00 – 25:00 Beer talk (Guinness Irish Wheat)
25:00 – end Wonder Woman

button (3)button (2)button (1)buttonpatreon_logo_become_a_patron

Help support the show with these sponsors:

3 Meals Free on Your First Blue Apron Order


728x90 new banner

Episode 69: (Not) ’90s Slasher Month (Finale) JEEPERS CREEPERS

We finish up our ’90s Slasher Month with a film that is not from the ’90s: Jeepers Creepers, the 2001 film from Victor Salva. We talk the Creeper design, Justin Long’s outrageous reactions, the intentional and not-so-intentional campiness, a Miss Cleo knock-off, how the Creeper gets his vanity license plate, and more!

Approximate timeline

0:00-10:00 Intro
10:00-25:00 Beer talk
25:00 – end Jeepers Creepers

button (3)button (2)button (1)buttonpatreon_logo_become_a_patron

Help support the show with these sponsors:

728x90 new banner

Episode 68: ’90s Slasher Month (4) HALLOWEEN: H20

Ending our official ’90s Slasher Month, we take on Halloween: H20 – one of the worst sequels in the franchise, so bad that we’re not sure if it’s worse than Halloween: Resurrection. We talk about Michael Myers’ non-presence in the film, the awkward use of John Carpenter’s original score, Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s quick presence, Adam Arkin’s mauling of Jamie Lee Curtis, and much more!

Approximate timeline

0:00 – 10:00 Intro
10:00 – 20:00 Beer talk (Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy)
20:00 – End Halloween: H20

button (3)button (2)button (1)buttonpatreon_logo_become_a_patron

Help support the show with these sponsors:

728x90 new banner

Episode 67: ’90s Slasher Month (3) I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER

We talk I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER for ’90s Slasher Week part 3, including the film’s lack of suspense, Freddie Prinze Jr.’s potential Razzy nominee, how we would have sex with Jennifer Love Hewitt, and the overall unmemorable nature of the film. We also talk about Founders’ PC Pils beer and Genesee Brewing Company’s Orange Honey Cream Ale.

Approximate timeline

0:00-15:00 Introduction
15:00 – 30:00 Beer talk
30:00 – end I Know What You Did Last Summer

button (3)button (2)button (1)buttonpatreon_logo_become_a_patron

Help support the show with these sponsors:

728x90 new banner

Episode 66: ’90s Slasher Month (2) THE FACULTY

Continuing our ’90s Slasher Month, we take on THE FACULTY, the 1998 body snatcher film about high school students battling killer aliens. We talk about the film’s crazy soundtrack, Jon Stewart’s and Christopher McDonald’s matching goatees, Mexican cervezas, and awesome ’90s names like Zeke and Gabe.

Approximate timeline

0:00 – 10:00 Introduction
10:00-30:00 Beer talk (Victoria/Pacifico Clara)
30:00 – end The Faculty

button (3)button (2)button (1)buttonpatreon_logo_become_a_patron

Help support the show with these sponsors:

728x90 new banner