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K&F Show #48

Our Amazing Review of Better Off Dead: Go that Way, Really Fast. If Something Gets in Your Way, Turn!

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Episode 48

Welcome to Episode #48 of the Kibbe and Finnegan show! If you’re new to the show, Mike Finnegan and I have taken our Dukes of Hazzard fandom and turned it into a full fledged automotive podcast Gong Show of sorts, completed with a full episode review from The Dukes of Hazzard. It’s every 40-year-old’s dream, right?

 

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You can find every episode here on The MuscleCar Place and iTunes and Google Play, and from time to time we’ll also be posting video clips and (and even) full shows to Finnegan’s Garage on YouTube.  If you click the “Download” link at the top of this post you’ll be able to stream it on your phone directly. You can also pull the RSS feed as well.

If you like the show…for the love of all that’s holy, share it with your buddies and tag your favorite companies on Instagram with #SponsorKibbeandFinnegan! It may be a lame, but we’re not above it.

We’ll be adding in a live show stream in the future – so be sure to follow us online for notice of when that will be happening. Look for this show to publish twice monthly here (or maybe even MORE often), in iTunes, and on Finnegan’s YouTube channel! You can also sign up to win future prizes and get show notifications by visiting http://www.kfshowgiveaway.com to sign up. You’ll get a follow up e-mail that confirms you’re not a robot, and once you’ve clicked the acceptance link you’re done. That’s it!

Have a question for the show? Just hit is up:

Finnegan Twitter: @Finnegan999

Kibbe E-mail: robert@themusclecarplace.com

Thanks!

-Rob Kibbe

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It’s a Great Day for GREATS!

Welcome GREATS!

This episode is once again sponsored by GREATS, makers of the all-time GREATS — classic, stylish, and comfortable sneakers sold at a great price! Yea!

GREATS is Brooklyn’s first sneaker company. They sell all the GREATS – classic styles, made the best, for less. They have a wide selection of men’s and women’s shoes with versatile styles, suitable for any occasion. The have tons of different colors and materials to choose from as well. Their bestsellers include the all leather Royale lace-up and Wooster slip-on. Kibbe has the Royale’s – and they’re basically what the interior guy at Ferrari would make if he made shoes. They also offer a no-risk return and exchange policy!

Better yet, K&F Show listeners can save 15% on their order by using our code KAFS at the checkout! Head there now and check it out. If you choose a pair take a picture and send it in – we’ll put in in a show video!

Visit GREATS.com – and use the code KAFS on checkout!

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A movie about high school romance, a non-running Camaro, and a claymation guitar playing hamburger.

Our Amazing Review of John Cusack’s Better off Dead

K&F Show Summary:

OK, if you have never ever seen this movie before, I (Rob) can tell you all you need to know to want to go watch it: this movie is why Finnegan is Finnegan. Seriously. Check it out. Watch the motive and tell me I’m wrong.

That aside, this move is the story if high school shy guy Layne Meyer, and his desire to win back his long lost girlfriend Beth after she dumped him for the Captain of the High School Ski Team. Along the way Layne befriends the french speaking foreign exchange girl, she fixed his awesome ’67 Camaro so he can finally defeat the Asian brothers in a drag race, and Booger from Revenge of the Nerds delivers the classic line that forever changed America, “Go that way, really fast. If something gets in your way, turn.” Oh, and the kid that wants $2 for deliver papers is in it. And so in Winchester from M*A*S*H. And a hamburger plays Eddie Van Halen’s guitar.

Legit Movie Info:

Release Date: 10/11/85
Director: Savage Steve Holland
Writer: Savage Steve Holland
Stars: John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, Kim Darby

Super Nerdy not as good as Corndog’s Insider Analysis:

-The mom was played by Kim Darby – who was in the movie Tue Grit with John Wayne!!

-The dad is David Ogden Stiers – better known as Charles Emerson Winchester from MASH.

-Dan Schneider plays Ricky Smith – who today is a big deal behind writing for kids productions on Nickelodeon, and I think he too has a podcast. He was also on Head of the Class, the 80’s TV show starring Howard Hessman – also known as Dr Johnny Fever from WKRP.

-The paperboy – Demian Slade – and is best known for the phrase, “I want my two dollars!”

-Monique…was not actually french! Actress Diane Franklin had taken french in high school and her parents were German – and she just laid in a thick accent and it worked.

-Charles Dumar is played by Curtis Armstrong – known as Booger in Revenge of the Nerds, he’s in the TV show moonlighting, but this was my favorite role of him ever. Do you know the street value of this mountain???

-Roy Stalin is played by actor Aaron Dozier – who is not really in anything else.

-BOX Office Mojo: Domestic Total Gross was $10,297,601 – roughly $24Million today

-The Camaro – was a white 67 RS 350 with red interior, painted black for this movie. For the burnout, Monique in the passenger seat and the production coordinator doing the driving. The car is restored to it’s screen glory and lives somewhere near Durango, CO today.

 

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Dream Board Update: Goals to Accomplish Before Episode 200

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Coca Cola Corporation take note. This is how awesome sponsoring our show would be. Even when driving Ferrari F-430 race prepped track cars Kibbe can only think about how refreshing a Diet Coke would be.

1. Get Diet Coke to Sponsor us….or just Kibbe. FAILED

2. Be characters in the Disney/Pixar movie, Cars 3. Finnegan is the General. Kibbe…is wishing he was the General. FAILED.

3. Syndicate the show onto TV and radio, having awesome guests in studio, with Dale Earnhardt Jr. on regularly to be our best friend.

4. Get John Schneider himself on the show with us. Pray to God he actually likes us and isn’t freaked out.

5. Blow up the podcast so that it becomes a regular weekly show, interviewing celebrities, and actually providing a living for us capable of allowing us to race cars anytime we want plus let our wives get the shoes they like.

6. Get our own studio.

7. We each get a General Lee (real car – not a toy).

8. Get a Voiceover Guy to announce the segments.

9. Jump a car together. Kibbe wants to go 30-feet vertical.

10. Make a Dream GL that is based off of a 1973 NASCAR Charger (like the 1/16th scale AMT model)

11. Kibbe needs a new wallet to replace his “George Costanza”.

12. Mike to get a new truck for legit towing. DONE!

 

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