Category Archives: film

I GOTTA CUT LOOSE! FOOTLOOSE!: The 80s Movie Episode – Dorktown Podcast #172


A themed “Or Game”  of epic proportions: 80s movies. Listen to the battles; Michael Douglas movies vs. Michael Douglas movies, Rocky vs. Arnold,  ET vs. Back To The Future, I SAID IT’S EPIC!

There’s other stuff too but who cares!?


(Music break by Strange Vine – see them at Spanspek Festival this year)

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Sometimes The Bar Eats You: Dorktown #166

Check out the dorkness of this one:

  • Retractions.
  • Bells and Becky hang out with old stoners.
  • We killed another podcast.
  • A voicemail from a podcast celeb.
  • New show: The Firnecats
  • A sort of kind of music break. .
  • Favorite character of The Big Lebowski?
  • A “Table Read” from The Big Lebowski.
  • The awesomeness of the Foo Fighters.
  • Star Wars talk and Fonzy Eyyys.

direct download: Dorktown166.mp3
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-New Dorktown email: Tell us something!
-Dorktown Hotline: 559-492-0542
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Dork Approved: Swede Fest 12

Fresno is the epicenter of Swedes. What the hell are we talking about here? Well (kinda unfortunately) we’re not talking tall beautiful blonde people with fun accents. We’re talking about a sorta new genre of movie making.

If you remember the Jack Black movie “Be Kind Rewind” you might know what ‘swed-ing’ a film is. If not, read this. Or just accept that is a short version of an existing movie, scene or trailer. A lovingly done version. A version done in the dorkiest and most low budget way possible – that’s the art of it.

Lucky for us Fresnans we have our own festival devoted to this style of filmmaking called Swede Fest. Fresno was the only city with its own festival until it spawned others. So yes, Fresno is the center of a film genre. Beat that, Vancouver.

The latest Swede Fest (#12) had a solid batch of entries. PLUS it even had one involving podcast icon, Chris Hardwick, as Luke Skywalker, swede-ing the trench run scene. Haven’t been able to find the full version of it online but there is a short bootleg version. Luckly all the others are online, including our favorites, a mash-up from Dead In 60 Years:

And Napoleon Dynamite, done by some kids from a daycare campus (which makes it way more awesome):

Star Wars VII – Dork Summit #2


Star Wars nerds convene again to discuss the latest Star Wars news. Like: what they believe will happen in Episode VII, JJ Abrams, general
rumors, what the one-offs will be and much more Star Wars dorkness.

*Heads up to Dorktown Podcast fans: This is not a normal Dorktown episode but is still just and dorky.

The Jedi Nerd Council for this Dork Summit are: Bryan Harley (Jedi Squirrels,
Dumb Drum, Swede Fest), Lefty Brown (The Married Gamers) and Mikey
(Dorktown, Perfect Pour, Flowing With Famous).
Click to listen: StarWarsDorkSummit2.mp3

*Song by Neskimos. Mix by Mikey.

Disney Buys Lucas – Dork Summit #1

It’s the first ever “Dork Summit”!! With the Universe size announcement of Disney buying Lucas Film, Dorktown needed to podcast, fast. So Mikey gathered fellow Star Wars dorks, Bryan Harley, Roque Rodriquez and Lefty Brown to talk about the Disney buyout of Lucas, what the new Star Wars films might look like, what could be added to Disneyland, a beef with TheForce.Net, will Lucas give back to the Central Valley and more dorkness. It’s not a Dorktown, it’s a Dork Summit!

Listen: DorkSummitStarWars.mp3

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