Posts Tagged ‘Randy Jurgensen’

(This cast originally aired the 18th of February, 2012.) The Podwits take the show on the road and record LIVE from the 20th annual “Borgnine Night” at the legendary Tortilla Flats in New York City! The proprietor of the bar, Andy, sits down and discusses the history of “Borgnine Night” and the cult status it […]

To help get the word out about their new Podcast Saturday Night Movie Sleepovers, Dion and J. Blake sit down to recommend 10 horror films for the Halloween season that they feel may be overlooked or forgotten in today’s times. The boys attempt to compile a list of amazing fright films that may not be […]

Side Casts: The Action Movie Genre

Posted: July 3, 2013 by Podwits Administrator in Podcast, Side-Casts
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Dion and Contributor J. Blake are back at it again, this time they sit down for a super-long chat about one of their favorite topics, the heyday of the Action Movie Genre. The two Podwits reminisce about some of their favorite films, while mapping out a route through a highly populated neighborhood of the 1970s, 1980s and […]

As the Podwits near their 100th (!) podcast, we thought it’d be fun to look back at another one of our favorites of the 1st 99. Enjoy this blast from the past! [Originally released on February 18th, 2012 The Podwits take the show on the road and record LIVE from the 20th annual “Borgnine Night” at […]

Two weeks ago friend of the Podwits, Randy Jurgensen screened a ultra-rare 35mm print of his even rarier 1987 film Heart, which starred Brad Davis, Frances Fisher and Steve Buscemi. In a nutshell the film is basically about the reality for many aspiring prizefighters hoping for the Rocky title shot happy-ending. It was screened at 92YTribeca, which […]

I was lucky enough to attend a very small screening of William Friedkin‘s rarely-shown 1977 cult classic Sorcerer, a remake of Henri-Georges Clouzot‘s French classic Wages of Fear, which has been called the most suspenseful film of all time. What made this screening such a treat was not only seeing a 35mm print of Sorcerer, but the rare Q&A by the […]

Dion debuts The Podwits’  brand new spin-off, called Side-Casts; a series of podcasts that will be done with various contributors, by various Podwits members. In Part 1 of Dion’s 3-part debut special, he and contributor  J. Blake discuss the decade-long decline of  horror conventions, and also reminisce about various legendary, but seldom-seen masterpieces (most horror, but others skirt the line) that […]

He’s a fun thing a friend passed on to me, contributor J Blake. Pick 10 movies. They don’t have to be good, or groundbreaking. You don’t even have to like them anymore. But these 10 movies are films that really sculpted you into who you are today, and really had an affect on you growing up. […]

Recently, retired NYPD legend turned actor, producer, and author Randy Jurgensen was asked to give a colloquium on his book, “Circle of Six: The True Story of New York’s Most Notorious Cop-Killer and The Cop Who Risked Everything to Catch Him“, at a ceremony in Westchester New York, followed by a Q & A moderated by the […]

In Part 2 of this Podwits EXCLUSIVE, NYPD veteran and Film icon Randy Jurgensen give his opinion of the mindset of the police brass that made it so hard to be a policeman in New York City in the 60’s and 70’s. The author then talks about why it was so easy for him to […]