Podcast Episodes

Episodes of Pumping Irony


Episode 12: Episode 13

Songs: “Gentle and Soft” by The Blue Jean Committee; “Walking Shoes” by The Blue Jean Committee; “Main Title and Calvera” by Elmer Bernstein.  Join the podcast crew as they are joined by their friend Domenic for a special super-sized episode of the Pumping Irony podcast! This week we talk about […]


Episode 10.5: The Kids Are Alright

Description: In this special episode of the podcast, Russ and Andrew step out so Nic (Russ’ son) and Owen (Tim’s son) fill in as guests! We talk about a great new Australian band that you should be listening to, the newest Pixar movie (and why you should stay until the […]


Episode 10: Cheetos Cheaters

In this milestone episode (double digits!) of the podcast, Russ gives a review of the new Matthew McConaughey movie Free State of Jones, Tim trips down memory lane with the miniseries on CNN, The Eighties, and Andrew likes the 3/4 that he has read of the book, The Girl With […]


Episode 9: Expert Excerpt

In this edition of the Pumping Irony podcast, Tim tries to talk and fails, but Russ saves the day! We talk about the new Lonely Island movie, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (and why nobody went and saw it), all the flavors of the Cornetto Trilogy, and the book, Your […]


Episode 8: The Grinder Rests

In this episode, we talk about hipster culture in the Portland, learning what it means to be human from a robot, punk bands vs. skinheads, how the Network giveth, and the Network taketh away, Russ once again hates a movie’s preview, and Andrew alerts us to Canada’s war on Spider-man! […]


Episode 007: From Columbia With Love

Today we’re talking about death defying train stunts, famous singers from Columbia, gorgeous criminals trying to save humanity, TV shows that are so bad they make you angry for weeks, why Tim hates a beloved Superbowl commercial, and another celebrity death (but definitely not the one you’re thinking of). Music from this […]


Episode 6: Pie and Ride

We’re back from a break and today we’re talking about the exciting terrain of Iowa, time bending video games, the adventures of Bat Kid, naked animals, Tim’s controversial stance on things that break down, bad Christian movies, and whether or not Zootopia is capitalist propaganda. Intro music for this episode […]


Episode 5: Spanish Western

Today we’re talking about why Escondido (the band not the city) is great, Daredevil Season 2, a Star Wars fan film called DARTH MAUL: Apprentice, why the new Ben Hur trailer makes Russ grumpy, why DC’s Legends of Tomorrow treats its fans like they are dumb, and why Tim is disappointed […]


Episode 4: One Beer, But Not Two

Today we’re discussing 10 Cloverfield Lane, The Explorers Guild: Volume One: A Passage to Shambhala, Star Wars: Imperial Assault, the crushing disappointment that occurs when Russ is right about something, Watchmen, and the loss of George Martin. Intro music for this episode is I Think We’re Alone Now by Tommy […]