The Basement Lounge
The Basement Lounge

Season 2, Episode 3 · 1 year ago

Among Us & Comedy Festival Nostalgia

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

What the hell is Among Us? What's it like at a comedy festival? Will movie theaters survive the pandemic?

This week, Mike & Mike talk about:

  • How to play Among Us
  • Their favorite comedy festival memories
  • The movie theater experience

Check out the Among Us video featured during the show:
https://bit.ly/3kVT0m3

Watch Mike Shea's vlog from the 2019 Fireworks Comedy Festival:
https://bit.ly/384R4nH

Thanks for listening! Tell your friends!

A basement loungers, it's Mike Again,you guys might remember from last week Mike Wells and I we recorded these episodes the night before theelection. We recorded these Monday night the night before the election, so anything we say referencing the election. When have you? Obviously the information is changed aswe recorded this. So I might any mention we make, might not be totallyaccurate, but you know it is what it is thanks. You guys so much as always forhanging out with us and joining us in the conversations and and the talk andjust you know t these are the important conversations, the ones that we get tohave with people with friends, just shooting the Shit and and just talkingabout life. You know, and especially this year, with everything going onwith covid it's something we don't get to do very often anymore, so we led youguys are here with us and is always if you want to join in the conversation,you can always sit us up on twitter, follow the show at tbl underscore podon twitter and Instagram Yan. Follow me on twitter, at Michaef, Al Chays, andyou can follow mice wells on twitter at Mike WTF Wells and go to our websitebasement lounge podcom check out courseno it that there. That being saidon with the show it's so fucking Sgdick Pi, no, he didn't really okay. So I guess you can customize your littledude. I guess give them had some Shit at Lo wit. Okay, okay, see his guys point. This guy's playing isan ampostor so see I don't even know. Okay, so soyou can show you okay, Osaba!I forgot see. I have e be able to do this because I mal sabotage anything S.OE never been the fucking ambossle. It literally just says the top sabotagean kill. Everyone like it's got the objectives andsabatage and kill everyone there you are so you can got see hawthat vent slit up. Yeah he's! Probably gonna kill this otherfucker right here. We can't kill him because we is is yeah.It's like see how, like it lights up, yeah, that's your line ofsight, can't say anything. Gotcha, ah they're on to him. They're fallowing HM around everywhere. Well, they also have to do theobjectives to Oh, okay, Gotcha. Okay, that's what he's? Okay, traking some privacy he Livs on the computer! Is it mobile.You might deal play on a computer. Luper DUP kill somebody. I want to want somebody to but see that the green bar of the greenbar uptop yeah. That's how everybody's doing all their tasks? Okay, so that,let's you know like how much proder, so if all the tasks get completed beforethe APOSTER, like kills everybody's the Games, tever game, you win. Okay, soit's either kill everybody or complete all the objective. Yes, I ju Tryingiwas a camera right there, yeah there's all socurty cary can be shit. Okay.

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I would go to the movies all its evenlike I, because this is back won movies R. Like Eight Bucks, I would go just bymyself. I Soh even now, like I you as an adult like I joined the the cinemarkclub eigt eight bucks a month and I get a Freebie every month and all mytickets are or like half off, I don't got to pay fees. I get like twentypercent off of the snackstand shitit's so good, but because I CASA usuallylike every Thursday of Friday, I'm going before covid. I was going to themovies and I would go see shit that, like normally I wouldn't have gone tosee because it was it was chealy. Wandn'n saw the foreigner with Jackie,Channon, Pierce Brosman, good fucking movie, never would have seen it if Ihadn't had like a half off ticket shit but yeah. Now it's it's. I think whatmight end up happening is like or back in, like in the s where goingto the movies was like. It was like a big deal like you go,everybody would wear like Tuxes and Nice dresses and they'd show the newsand then like a kids movie, and then you know you had your b movie and thenYo your main event movie. I think that's what I might go back to we'relike you'll, go to the theater to see like your big event, tent Pol movieslike at end game or a star wars, but I think you're Gonto see a lot more indieshit, getting smaller, smaller scale movies and just indi level stuffdropped on because, like the neon here in Dayton's,been been doing great because they've been making deals with distributors towhear. If you want to watch these indy flicks, you can just watch them throughthe neons website. You just pay for a ticket. Oh Ju Bing it on the websiteyeah a great idea. They've been they've, been doing, I mean not as good as theywere, but that's how they've been doing better than most f the other fuckingmovie theaters right now, yeah! Well, because that's the indiefilms already know they're not going to get a huge return on their movie anyway,so they like fuck at least people are seeing it yeah, as opposed to you know,that's why black widows been delayed till God knows fucking when, becausethey don't want to drop that on streaming. I no that's a hundredmillion dollar movie they're trying to make money back on yeah that what else is gonna wonder, woman,James Bond Wha. Are they mov any of these movies g? I don't wonder EI'msupposed to come out last year. They pushed it back just because they werelike. We want to wait for like it was supposed to be going to be someanniversary or yeah. Remember the anniversary thing and then so then that got fucked. You know its a black widow was supposedto come out in asabout March. No May Bolan O ise got fucke. I got fucked onmiline. Likey thing is wove on, like you said, like thirty Dols, you canwatch it or you can wait two months, yeah watch it and then it wasn't eventhat good. It wasn't. I don't know it. The biggest problem was like in theoriginal one and I've only ever seen the original like twice it's a goodmovie. It's not want to go back to was she wasn't? She wasn't a soldier. Shebecame a soldier in this one she's like fucking, Mary Sue X. Makina like shealready knows how to fight she's all righ. She doesn't need to learn Shit,she's, just a woman, so she can't be a soldier, so the when she joins the army,she's fucking fighting circles around all these guys and I like okay, soshe's fucking Superman. I don't give a shit about her now like she didn't haveto learn. She didn't have to learn a lesson she didn't have to like. She hasno ark she's shes Fuckingshe's awesome when the movie starts she's awesomewhen the movie ads, who gives a fuck te upfloated it and there's no Moos likethe Matrix, yeahfight, I'A, half FY, hell Cotter, I don't have Yoah. I Know Cong Fu, I miss movies parmissmovies. So when use to do commy, fesitals right yeah, the main thing I do before the Commet Iget there like you know all the shows, usually at night yeah. So in during theday, if I'm out of town, I go watch a movie yeah, that's what I do. I gottaKill Three hours and now like that's. Why that's how I did almost all thelike the past, like three or four years, how I did like all the avenger moviesand that type of stuff? Really I don't Wat ecause like movie comes out like I was so likegoing so hard at comedy that I did not...

...have time to watch movies until mycomedy Funtil comemy festival. Okay, so I be like okay, like I want to watchthis movie this. I think one comeny pes, Fi Wyl, want wont to go SA. like in t eduring the noas there for like three days once to go se four differentmovies, Jesus yeah, that's how the the film festival I do at my almamaderevery year is it's. They know, becausethey're a small town in themiddle of fucking, nowhere in South Carolina, so they got to get peopleshit to do so, like the fir usually the night before, there's usually a partyat the at the bar by campus and then the day of they like it startsat like ten am but like they. They show a classic movie, there's usually aworkshop of some kind, and then they do the actual festival. Then everybodygoes to the bar and gets hammer but like yeah. If you got people coming infrom ot of town, but you're not doing shit till nine ten o'clock at nightyeah, you got Ta, you got to do something yeah I on I don't Wanttofucking, I'm an introvert, so yeah like I, maybe I'll, write igover my materialeither way but you're either going to sit in your apartment and G, your hotelroom and go nuts yeah. How far have you traveled for afestival, s FARSYOUV, traveled three hours? Where was that outside of loo was like two and a halfto okay? Two hour for Tom Minutes, that's hy Louiville, it's Col might have been further. No, that was the farthest oraght underthree hours, I'e only I've only ever done. I did fireworks last year, andthat was a really. I don't do. Tfat ther competition wine, that's allgone,not a bi, I'm a chicken shit with with competitions and stuff like thatbecause, like I know, I'm good, but I know I'm not like gonna win good, sopart of me's kind of like Wel, not Goin, a fucking land was the fucking point,AF gus Ik yeah, but I will say last year being the first time I didfireworks like. I was so ready to do it again this year because Iwas it was sofun thanks. It was it all. It was just fun too, like S, seeing I've never seenwhile he's that packed. I still have that picture of me just up in the back.Jstill have that picture of me just up in the back. Just like Holy Shit likethis, so many fucking people here pack it out it was and then and yeah, even even I walked at a Goinlike the pretty fucking good. Actually, Karen actually told me like how manyvotes I got I was like. I was like. I was like three shy, Oh really, which was on one hand you're kind oflike you got to be fucking kidding me because I did actually have threepeople who were supposed to come. They didn't make it oh shit, but also dusty,brought like his entire fucking family, which anever my mom was like. Does thatmake you mad? I was like no because dusty did really fucking good likee didhave a great set if HEU went up there and ate a Dick andstill mate Ed to thetop three that hi Hav been like some bullshit, but like the guys who made itlike they made it for a fucking reason. Like I said this year, I did when I didit. I had like five applause breaks. No Shii did not make the finals no shit.There is a go. That's because, like her was like, Oh that's because you know mybro Ot Hep, I was like no everybody just did that fucking good, like it wasgreat like this year it was fucking iw, fiework, wis, fucking crazy. I was likeI even told myself. I wasn't going to get past. The first round, like I sawLim, I was like Holy Fuck. This is a good lineup, andthen fucking Hav. I was like to Fivplasricks and I didn't think about it. First and then mybody draws again, fiveafclous braces a really SI watch the videos like hol shit. I had fiveapplause, raks Utso man again that just like you saidthat kind of just goes to show just like how fucking quality you're goingto get a that fireworks. I think I think if I had a bit more notice, Iprobably would have done it this year, but it was one of those like. I didn'tthink it was happening and then one day it was, it was just kind of like hey.This is happening like in two weeks and I was like fuck. Oh, it was definitely like is weird for a lot of people, because,like this year, especially at wiles, is likeonly one of the only comeny clubs, open, yeah, yea funny bone hasn't opene backup yet like I'm talking about in like Kentucky Oh ans, you're talking just inin the area par Yeah Holy Shit, so like yeah people from Indiana coming out otmore than like, we have some out of...

...towners, but you get a lot more peoplecoming from like from out of town out of town e dollars to the winter. So,just like all right, I make sense because because go bananas they likewere open and closed and open and well they didn't they didn't do. Obviouslythere was this year, yeah theylate, didn't they switch ownersagain I've? No! I have no idea, I don't think so. Maybe maybe I'm thiningsomething else I swear. I saw thes switchd owners again or something Idon't know. I love go bananas, I'm only I've only ever been down there for thefeedback Mikes, but I just I like to lay out of theroom. I like the FIL. I feel it's very old school like it's got a it's got the feel that the backgroundof funny bone stage suggests it has. Yes, when you'V got that at that dirty brickbackground and and but then you remember what fundy bone is yeah. I Love Shit on Fundy Bot, fuck,funny, fuck, fine, fucking, he'l, never book me Hi'll, never book anybody infucking Dayton, EI, don't Hane to open back up and date. I will either Fuck Hem fuck you guys fuck, O fuck, all y'all.You hear the story about there's a reason why anthy jussenick will not dofunny bones anymore? No ther'SS! He won't do them. He refuses to do himreally. Yeah. Doesn't Care Ho much mind they'l give him. He refuses T to him.No, she is in the podcast. The reason why he doesn't do him anymore isbecause they booked him right and like obviouls, thanthony, Jeston Nick Right.They pooked him mother's Day weekend, Oh fuck, and so he's like most times like he was like listen. Youhave to tell them like who I am yeah mother's Day weekend he's like mosttimes like it's a crowd. They, like it's a fucking crowd like a funny. Bonlike fuck, you type thing or whatever, like yeah, but mother's Day, is alittle different. If you're doing comedy shows on Moseday weekend, peopleare going to have an expectation when EXACTI and I guess the owner, it was atthe Columbus funny bone to Jes. I guess the manager, Whatever said he did, andthey never. He never said who it was or anything like they never like, like hisTis type of comic. This is what we're having and most of the time I peopledon't like his matare. He blames the audience m because, like his materialis very like, like Yeve love it your hateit, yeah and Ati that' sow peopleare with him in general, H, you'll, like antiny, Genslen Megger, youfucking, and this is the first time ever he's like it. Wasn't the audiencefault yeah they O wasn't no is like. You can't have me on a funnym on mothers day like a mymaterial mother's, say and lhose the CRI, and he refuses you funny bones.Because of that I get it. I R, I heard that I heard him read that say thatstory as a holy Shit like why in the right mind, would you think he'd be agood idea to fucking book Ot's like every year whenever they book, likeRike Gervase, to host like the Golden Globes and they get pissed that hetakes shits you booked, Ricky Jervas, yeah fuck did you think was going tohappen. They did the same thing. They booked a Zack wild to play the nationallanthem at, like I like a football gameor, some shit a few years ago andin Zack wild from you know, Ozzy Osborne and Black Label socizes Yo,fucking, shreding, the Shit and they're. Like Oh al Blah. We didn't think it wasgoing to be so disrespevle you hired a heavy metal, fucking Guitari. What didyou think the fuck with you seen this pair? The fuck did, you think, wasgoing to happen. Dude I did a fucking show and in the there's are thirty people there like ten of them like like me, like love mefucking Atat me Ocaus, like I know what type ofmaterial I do and if you don't fuckit you're, not on board you're, not onboard yeah, it's you're either on the ship or you're, not yeah, so that I didmy dark dirty joke and, like I hear the comics in the back ten people that,like me, fucking love, comsent back losing fuckingan losing it ecause. I told Iwas like Casei'm my I'm like a I'm like featuring, I I was the feature actorfor whatever I told my buddy to Wi, O wos headlining. I was like I don't know if I'm going to go dirty,but if I do,...

...if I might tell my dark, is my dirtydirty dirty jok yea hear yet he was like Yo, you, man, guess on stage I Ifucking love Mike. So much he's like fuck it. Let's go ball's deep in thismotherfucker. So this wasn't. This wasn't Bliyt McCormick, oh Godeen, okay,Doi mccormrick! I dwits mcormak he's a pastor right! Yeah he's like I lit you,make me laugh if self I shouldn't laugh. I Love O wife La like. Why was one ofthe nicest people in the world? Oh Yeah, because he won fireworks two years agobecause yeah it was him shit. I'm Blaken Ho was HARCI bridgetany dusty, that's right! Okay, I can remember who the third person was t atwas a god. You know hear funny stort about that sure people congratulatingme before. Do I want O sa like they're like they were likebecause dusty got it like. Okay, not dusty Joe Robinette Got Third OkayBridge got second and Therere as a congraislike everyy thought I won. I was like so I was like. I don't thinkten II was like. Maybe I did win, had a great fucking sadlike. No S Shit that Iremember because I had because I because I had all three of them on onthe old show- and I remember Joe, was the weirdest fucking interview ever hadin my life: Oh Robinett, yeah, yeah Hhe's such a ElHesyou can't coax two words out of the Guy He's fucking fun Li Hes. So funny onstage, but I couldn't I couldn't- I couldn't get two words out of him onthe like. I was asking like on when he brought up the fact. The like collect,Lego, lego models, and I was like fuck yeah. Let's talk about that and he saidlike two things about and I was like come on m get you can't, you can'tbring up lego models on a comedy, cut, podcast and then not want to fuckingtalk about it. Go on. My cast is very very quiet. Ut, like like conversation,wise he's so fucking funny because, like he'll say something short andquick and you're like Jesus Christ, it's fucking funny yea. I don't talkanymore, Oh really, H! We got into it. We got to no it last year. Oh whatabout? I was. I don't remember, because ithappened with the span of three days of each other, but it was either theMemorial Day, tornadoes or the Organ district shooting, and I don't rememberwhich one it was gh, but he was taking shots at at news team response. I think I think itwas the Tornados Gatcha, but I basically told him I was like Orno Ouknow it was the shooting because he was like how cone we didn't hear morecovrage about it right away. I was like you not understand like how the processworks, like I explain to him like how the process works like they have to getconfirmation. They have to call people at home at one o'clock in the morning.Wake Hem up get hem in there get their factory, they can't just go startreporting on Shit and he started calling me like a fucking no at all and fell Miga fuck himself, and we have Ospokun sin: Fair, Var, Game Yeah, I'm, unfortunately, it's tricky when,because it's easy for a lot of comics, like I se icy off tenter doing all thetime you know they take shots. Ot, the media and stuff like that, and I get itand so it's weird being a comic who works for quote. UNQUOTE, the mediabecause, like I understand how their process fuckingworks, and so there is that part of me that tries really hard not to be thatguy who's like actually, let me explain to you how the process works, butsometimes I kind of feel like I fuck I have to sometimes O do it's everybong everybodywants to think they know more than you yeah constantly you cann be like. Thisis really how this actually works. Like it's news like it has to be reportedcorrectly yeah. If it's not reporte correctly or something happens, you andbe sued right and- and this is- you know- I won't say the name of thecompany I work for, but there are a company- that's been under a lot ofscrutiny in recent years, and so they want to make sure that they get theirshit straight because the last thing they need tos somebody else coming atHem, saying that, like you know their shits, fake or produced or whatever, sowe live in the age of fake news being a thing so taks yeah thinks are going tobe a big thing and when it' something...

...is fucked up as the shooting I meanyeah, you want to make sure that you're not getting out the wrong information, youknow fucking wild night yeah. I was I remember because I was becauseI was I had just left for my vacation when ithappened like the night that I happened was my first night sleeping in a tentin Pennsylvania, and I woke up at six- am to a billion phone calls and textmessages from friends who knew I lived in Dayton, whowere making sure. I was okay and then I was finally called home and I was likemom. Why is everybody fucking in the she was like fucking g, because mybrother and his girlfriend at the time we're living above above neds? Oh Shit, they were livingthere. I have a friend WHO's, a bar tender, still a bartender there andthen a girl. I was seeing at the time was there that night, because she wasbest friends with said bartender, so it was one of those like. I was callingeverybody because I wanted to, and thank God like nobody, I knew got gothurt. You know I know. Obviously a lot of people did but yeah it was it was.It was fucked up man. It was a fucked up weekend because again, that waswithin a few days of Memorial Day, tornadoes which was three days afterthe KKK rally and 'sa Weird fucking, yeah I'll, always remember that,because i'Mwa up to a bunch of misscalls text, whatever it's alras, no,my sher was my fiancees time. My wife Mulessa Wooke me up she's, like hey something happened: Orgganis Hust, likewhat sure Shit I was like holy fucking. Themost fuckd up thing was o that, like all comics down there yeah so like, Iwas going to go, we're going TA, go out drinking buddy, Kevin's, ferst, nit HOSand we're all going to go out drinking Kevin, ruper yeah as R is first week inhosting for DJ Jangler ohmygos Shit. He was GOIN NA go out afterwards and N. Iwas going Na go out afterwards, but I got so high. I was like musts. You guys drive mehome, so we didn't go out. Joe Youngy just didn't show up theorgan districtbs. We usually hang out like in that area, and everybody else is in anenaps forKiltony, that's right, ruck and so we're likewhat Tef Fuck Yeah. We were all like it's wild because we were in eitherArans or Neds, or some like something like down there and like we weren't,for whatever reason that night we weren't, I was baked off my a it's crazy to think how much help canhappen, because it was like thirty seconds. I know, and I had arguments topeople about gun control. Yeah Theyre, like an my armyent, was like the cops arealready there yeah like like and he still Kal wa. I eight people NII canseven nine hilled killed nine and then I think, like fifteen, were injured,yeah and thirty thirty seconds they caught like your argument of like ifthere 's a got good guy with the gun, they were already theyr. They wereliterally across the fucking street yeah like it didn't like they could nothave responded faster unless they could see the future and already knew it washappening. Yeah I at minority port, yeah N. I know that I know they were goingafter. I guess the guys I was either late last year earlier this year, theguys buddy, who I guess it I don't think, O the mods and Shit and becausehe yeah bcausehebecause, he motdat the fuck out of those guns, and I know they were trying it becausebecause one of the victims was his like sister or something sister yeasistered,I don't know t did the birt or no. He killed his sister sister Bu, but, likeI'm saying like sister brother, because it was like he, I don't remember it wasthere was transgender involved, and I don't remember if it was. I don'tremember that I remember I just remember for running the story. It waseither like sister was going through transition to be a man or vice verse. Iforget which want to watch ot, something like that yeah anyway,regardless it was, it was bcause because hen als there was another onelike like in fucking text or something that night the same night wasn't there.It was the morning that morning that...

...morning it was alere. There was twomashhotings on one day, yeah that was the most wild. That was the craziestfucking thing because, like you, my Haydi'm, like F, like Ere thinking on my head, I think I'msalking Jollyon about to like, like fuck like that, like that will neverhappen here because Lirra, it just happened like Texas that morning orafternoon, all right well and you wake up to allthat, because it happened to like eleven at night or some shit like thatand you're like what else fuck and it's like it's not just. Thissounds disingenuous. I guess but like because we're such compared toCincinnati or Columbus were such a small potatoes. Nothing down, I meanwe're basically a small town surrounded by big metro areas. So there is thatpart of he things well, this is going to happen anywhere, it's going tohappen at Columbus or Cincinnati or Cleveland or even fucking. Youngstown,like not datneverthing, would happen fucking dat and it was wild. Actually Iwhen, whenever stuff like this does happen, I always there's that there'san old calvin, an Hobs COMAC that I always think about weird transition. Iknow, but in the comic their house gets broken into is this is this? Is O this?Was this? Wasn't one of the sun this as like over a series of like dailynewspapers, the three panels and their house gets broken into and one of thelast ones they talk about? Is the parents talking and the mom says, likeyou know, thisis, always the kind of thing that you think happens tosomebody else and the DANC says yeah, but you got to remember that you aresomebody else to somebody else, and so, whenever fucked up shit like thathappens, for some reason, that's the first thing I think about. Is that yeah,like you always think this isn't going to happen to you, but everyone? You arethat other person that it happens to notsomebody else and yeah. That's deep right for fuckingcalcum hobs man, which lycing back to the peanuts thing. I'vealways been shocked that that Calvin and Hobbs never got the animated treatment of any kind. There'snever been a calbanahobs cartoon or movie, or anything like that, like I'msurprised that never got like a shot, especially nowadays, oh for sure,there's. Definitely a porn. Yeah is just yeah, of course, Cavin and a Hobon my not Calvin and KNOBS, but yeah like like you', think likelike Holu or Netflix, or somebody what a hoped on that. Let's make a CalbianHobbs, kids stream, an o, a good idea. I don't know I nobody would ever doneat. I wonder if it's Someine wlnever someody try to reach out to the Creatorand he's like no yeah bill, waterson's, a weird fucking guy ID, be it yeah, butjust yeah tha, that's Changin up. It's called Alvin obs and you like damn like thenven fucking.Try At this point. We were running I'm Halloween weere at the new stationtheyare. You know showing, like all the families ind their different costumesfor Halloween and Beyou. Seen like the kids, with like the transformers,costumes and actually fucking transform you seein those, and then they showthis clip of these three sisters at are all Tik. They went as Alvan and Simonand Theatr, but they're just wearing green, blue and red sweather. It's likeokay. I saw a nine year old, Anit Dresse as a plane that transformsinto a robot. You threw on a sweatshirt, I don't think that counts. There's nosuch thing as squirrel face or Younow Gotin troul fore doing squirrelface and, like you can paint the whiskers off S, not like the red onedidn't even have like the big letter, a I'm like it like come on. You got shownup by a three year old, but the FUC. Well, that's going to do it for us forthis week, guys we'll be back next week with a new episode or two we'll see,and you know thank you guys again so much for hanging out with us again. Youcan always join us on twitter and Instagram at tbl underscore pod. Heonlyt check ot our website, Basemet, lounge, podcom and hey, don't forgetwe're also on patreon. You want to...

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