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It’s the tail end of July (Juliii?)* so we squeezed in another GLoP to round out the month. This week — some Rank Punditry® on last night’s Democratic debate, a rumination on which TV characters would have voted for Donald Trump, and finally, we cast GLoP: The Movie. Now all we need is a story. Give us your casting choices in the comments. But be nice, please.
*you will have to listen to the show to understand this reference.
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Seems a little old for JPod. How about…
“Crazy New Aged Craziness” – says the guy who is taking hallucinogenics…
Which Dem candidate is into bigfoot erotica?
@blueyeti, you really need to have a pool noodle and hit JPod with it every time he talks over the others.
Rob is definitely a Shooter McGavin even if JPod vehemently disagrees…
First, @blueyeti, do you feel like you are herding cats sometimes?
Second, @roblong, Book Club was a funny movie and I am not a chick flick type of girl. You should give it a chance.
Third, @johnpodhoretz, Larry David is you. No question.
Glop the Movie:
Ricochet is stuck with a serious shortfall due to improperly accounting for Rob’s swanning expenses. Glop comes up with an idea to hold a Country Western Music Festival to raise the cash. Meanwhile, the Russians are trying to assassinate the guys due to Ricochet’s center-right philosophy and Jonah’s photos on his phone of Putin in a compromising position. Incredibly, in a casting coup, Rob plays Rob, J-Pod plays J-Pod, and Jonah plays Jonah. However, Quentin Tarantino has been hired to direct.
The movie ends as the guys deliver the Ricochet payment to the Lending Club Tower in Malibu. Spielberg is unavailable for his cameo because he is in a therapy/rehab. His Trump derangement syndrome has got the better of him. Some unknown by the name of Gawron accepts the cash and gives them the receipt.
Would have to be a very long pool noodle — we are 2500 miles away from each other.
Nah, we are all friends and as described in the show, we have a long discussion about these topics over text for days before the show (it’s very much like show, except they tend to work blue on the text chain, if you know what I mean…).
Once we start recording, it’s their show and they pretty much take it where they want.
Instead of robbing a bank, how about the GLOP gang steals from the DNC treasury? (And I don’t think Gone with the Wind for Michelle, I think Uncle Billy from Wonderful Life and the drunk doctor from Stagecoach.)
The character that screams Trump voter is Jimmy James from Newsradio
Probably partied with him too.
What I want is the cast of GLoP: the hip hop musical. But I’ve only landed on one cast member so far.
Jpod: Kanye West
A man so nice they named him twice.
Found a clip where he wanted to run for President
Weird. The GLOP consensus was that Trump supporters in TV land are all gangsters, cops, fools, and a**h*les.
Now, I don’t like the guy, and I have no intention of voting for him (sorry, 80% of Ricochet members), but that proportion seems unfair to me.
And yet … as they compiled their Trump/Not Trump list? I found myself nodding along.
Hallucinogenics have been used for religious purposes for thousands of years.
Well Bernie writes erotica. Maybe he’s branched out. Then again, Beto is a furry.
Also, we all think of Jpod as being Bernie Sanders because he is old neurotic and complains about everything but aren’t those all the candidates?
No. Mary Pete is young, neurotic, and complains about everything.
Candidate Buttigieg references to his youth annoy me because they remind me of one of the most annoying rhetorical techniques of former President Obama – dismissing anything that occurred before he was born as irrelevant, as though history began with Barack Hussein Obama. Pete Buttigieg sounds like he’s preparing to do the same.
Yeah, there is far too much to be learned from history.
Fun show, but the bit about which TV characters would be Trump voters? Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz….
@roblong, as a millennial, what was the Bill Clinton administration like?
Depends on whether you were Bill, Hillary, or one of the women being harassed by either one.
On a more serious note, the Dems are ditching the Obama administration just like the Republicans ditched the W Bush administration. Like Kristol and Boot, there will be Obama Dems who don’t see this coming, and are genuinely shocked and horrified by it. Also, the Republicans post-W never really hated on W, but Trump got to 35% in the primaries when he called Iraq a mistake. The Dems will never openly hate on Obama, but they’re already criticizing Obamacare, the Iran deal, and Obama’s border policies.
Pod: Cliff Claven
Then who is Sam Malone? Perhaps they could draft @peterrobinson.
How could anyone not know that Jim Rockford was pardoned? At least at some points, I think he had it framed and hanging on the wall in his trailer, or something.
He probably couldn’t have been a PI otherwise either, for that matter.
Indeed, it contradicts far too much of what they want to believe, and claim.
Oh no. The worst movie ever is Snakes on a Plane.
One of our daughters was very sick, so we took her to the ER. While in the waiting room, the movie was playing. When it ended, neutral observer and I tried to check ourselves in . . .