Ep. 68 – “Treadmill Trousers or Just Poles and Crevices?”

While marveling over the Blo’s prodigious and voluminous bouffant, a challenge is extended to the listening audience: a better bouffant? We dare you to find one that outshines the glorious tresses of The Professor. Afterwards, on the eve of Manson’s death, the crew discusses Charlie’s impact on history, society, and American culture at large. If Charlie is the hate that hate made, how much responsibility rests on the shoulders of the society that created him? As usual the requisite gimmicks are played: Tall Paul’s Word Association is back, “Dear Vin” is an epiphany of madness, the world of Chep is examined in “Cheap or Crazy,” Gimmick Gang emails are read and answered, and the BSB sends youse home with some choice recommendations. It’s The Broad Street Breakdown: I am a nightmare walking, psychopath talking king of my jungle just a gangster stalking…

Ep. 67 – “Lobotomized Kennedy”

It’s a family reunion as The Broad Street Breakdown celebrates the triumphant return of Cousin Friz! Everyone loves the Frank, and it’s like he never left. The crew gives a recap of the recent wedding of The OG and Jackie Brown, in which a splendid time was had by all. There was keck, there was dancing, masks, and everyone looked real sharp, ya dig? After that a more serious topic is broached: with the recent spate of sexual assault and abuse allegations in the world of entertainment, the squad gives their take on recent events in a discussion that encompasses mental health issues, addiction, and Corey Feldman’s movie. As usual, all the gimmicks make their rounds: a special Jimmy Blast edition of word association is proffered, The Talent has a wedding-themed Cheapo Tip, “Dear Vin” is the usual bloodbath you’ve come to expect, letters from the Gimmick Gang are read and answered, and, as always, we send youse home with some real nice recommendations. It’s The Broad Street Breakdown: Peace to my family, death to my enemies…

Ep. 66 – “666: The Mark of the Breast”

Episode 66: “666: The Mark of the Breast”

Timing is everything, and episode 66 kicks off with a delicate discussion of… sexy time. The OG is back on the mint kick and eats 9,429 mints inside of two minutes. It’s a scene. After that, the BSB analyzes this year’s nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and dissect each act with their unique blend of insight and humor. Vinnie and the OG discuss the current state of the Biz. The usual gimmicks are invoked, with a spooky Halloween appearance by a very special guest star during word association. “Dear Vin” is a bloodbath worthy of Halloween horror, The Professor has a Cheapo “antidote” for youse, Gimmick Gang emails are read and answered, and, as always, the BSB sets youse up with some very nice recommendations. It’s The Broad Street Breakdown: Because of all we’ve seen, because of all we’ve said, we are the dead…