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Episode 158.The Badass with the Bladed Heart – The Career of Danny Trejo

It’s time for the latest induction into the BITD Hall of Great, Great Men. This time we honor Danny Trejo, a man who is great both on and off screen! Join the Guys Outta Brooklyn as they celebrate the Mexican … Continue reading

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Episode 151. The Terrors Outside His Window – The Career of Richard Matheson

The Boys Outta Brooklyn mark the passing of one of the greatest genre writers to ever work a typewriter by posthumously inducting Richard Matheson into The Hall of Great, Great Men. Join Tom and Derrick as they discuss key films … Continue reading

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Episode 149. The Garage of International Wonders – An Appreciation of Ray Harryhausen

Tom and Derrick say farewell to one of their heroes by inducting the great special effects animator Ray Harryhausen. Join the Boys Outta Brooklyn as they discuss their favorite moments from his films, and why there’s something that makes stop-motion … Continue reading

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Episode 144. The Fist of Water, the Will of Iron–The Life of Bruce Lee

In this episode, The Guys Outta Brooklyn honor one of the most influential figures in the history of genre movies and martial arts: Bruce Lee. Tom and Derrick discuss the philosophy and career of this remarkable man, who managed to … Continue reading

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Episode 137. Infinite Stories in His Truck: The Career of Larry Cohen

For the first of two– that’s right, two– episodes, The Boys Outta Brooklyn welcome back Dread Media maven and patriarch of the First Family of Better in the Dark, Desmond Reddick, just in time to induct one of the greatest … Continue reading

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Episode 135. The Molotov that Smiled: The Career of Ernest Borgnine

The Boys Outta Brooklyn commemorate the passing of the star of such films as The Wild Bunch, From Here to Eternity, and Escape from New York by inducting him into the Hall of Great, Great Men. Hear Tom and Derrick … Continue reading

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Episode 130. The Gentleman with Blood in His Teeth: A Celebration of Christopher Lee

It’s time to induct the latest member of our Hall of Great, Great Men! Just in time for his 90th birthday, the Boys Outta Brooklyn raise their glasses to honor the great Christopher Lee! Join Tom and Derrick as they … Continue reading

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Episode 127. Not All Bad Dogs Howl at the Moon: The Career of James Woods

We celebrate the latest inductee to our Hall of Great, Great Men by discussing one of the greatest sunuvabitches of all time! We examine James Woods’ life, dissecting some of The Boys Outta Brooklyn’s favorite roles, and figuring out why … Continue reading

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Episode 123. Watercolor with Blood and Bullets: The Career of Kathryn Bigelow

The Boys From Brooklyn are back to induct the first woman into their Hall of Great, Great Men as they celebrate the artistic-yet-genre career of Kathryn Bigelow. Join Tom and Derrick as they examine her whole ouvre, from the existential … Continue reading

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Episode 117. His Word and Who He Gave It To: A Celebration of Sam Peckinpah

Throughout their broadcast history, Derrick and Thomas have made reference to a particular director they revere as one of the greatest of Great, Great Men. And now they’ve finally gotten around to devoting an entire episode to the man who … Continue reading

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