GLoP: The Movie

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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There are 36 comments.

  1. Matt Bartle Member

    Seems a little old for JPod. How about…

     

     

    • #1
    • July 31, 2019, at 10:42 AM PST
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  2. Joe D. Lincoln

    “Crazy New Aged Craziness” – says the guy who is taking hallucinogenics…

    • #2
    • July 31, 2019, at 11:39 AM PST
    • 8 likes
  3. Arahant Member

    Which Dem candidate is into bigfoot erotica?

    • #3
    • July 31, 2019, at 1:51 PM PST
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  4. Arahant Member

     @blueyeti, you really need to have a pool noodle and hit JPod with it every time he talks over the others.

     

    • #4
    • July 31, 2019, at 1:52 PM PST
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  5. Jdetente Member

    Rob is definitely a Shooter McGavin even if JPod vehemently disagrees…

    • #5
    • July 31, 2019, at 2:04 PM PST
    • 1 like
  6. Blondie Thatcher

    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.

    • #6
    • July 31, 2019, at 2:36 PM PST
    • 1 like
  7. James Gawron Thatcher

    Glop the Movie:

    Synopsis:

    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.

     

     

    Regards,

    Jim

    • #7
    • July 31, 2019, at 2:40 PM PST
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  8. Blue Yeti Admin

    Arahant (View Comment):

    @blueyeti, you really need to have a pool noodle and hit JPod with it every time he talks over the others.

     

    Would have to be a very long pool noodle — we are 2500 miles away from each other. 

    • #8
    • July 31, 2019, at 3:47 PM PST
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  9. Blue Yeti Admin

    Blondie (View Comment):

    First, @blueyeti, do you feel like you are herding cats sometimes?

     

    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. 

    • #9
    • July 31, 2019, at 3:49 PM PST
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  10. Eustace C. Scrubb Member

    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.)

    • #10
    • July 31, 2019, at 3:52 PM PST
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  11. Jeff Hawkins Coolidge

    The character that screams Trump voter is Jimmy James from Newsradio

    Probably partied with him too.

    • #11
    • July 31, 2019, at 4:29 PM PST
    • 3 likes
  12. Jim Wright Coolidge

    What I want is the cast of GLoP: the hip hop musical. But I’ve only landed on one cast member so far.

    Goldberg: 

    Long: 

    Jpod: Kanye West

    • #12
    • July 31, 2019, at 4:30 PM PST
    • 3 likes
  13. Bishop Wash Member

    Jeff Hawkins (View Comment):

    The character that screams Trump voter is Jimmy James from Newsradio

    Probably partied with him too.

    A man so nice they named him twice. 

    Found a clip where he wanted to run for President

    • #13
    • July 31, 2019, at 5:14 PM PST
    • 4 likes
  14. filmklassik Member

    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.

    • #14
    • July 31, 2019, at 10:38 PM PST
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  15. Henry Castaigne Member

    Joe D. (View Comment):

    “Crazy New Aged Craziness” – says the guy who is taking hallucinogenics…

    Hallucinogenics have been used for religious purposes for thousands of years. 

    • #15
    • August 1, 2019, at 12:57 AM PST
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  16. Henry Castaigne Member

    Arahant (View Comment):

    Which Dem candidate is into bigfoot erotica?

    Well Bernie writes erotica. Maybe he’s branched out. Then again, Beto is a furry.

    • #16
    • August 1, 2019, at 12:58 AM PST
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  17. Henry Castaigne Member

    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?

    • #17
    • August 1, 2019, at 2:17 AM PST
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  18. Arahant Member

    Henry Castaigne (View Comment):
    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.

    • #18
    • August 1, 2019, at 2:57 AM PST
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  19. Full Size Tabby Member

    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. 

    • #19
    • August 1, 2019, at 5:44 AM PST
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  20. Arahant Member

    Full Size Tabby (View Comment):

    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.

    • #20
    • August 1, 2019, at 5:46 AM PST
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  21. Charlotte Member

    Fun show, but the bit about which TV characters would be Trump voters? Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz….

    • #21
    • August 1, 2019, at 5:58 AM PST
    • 2 likes
  22. JackButler Podcaster

    Jdetente (View Comment):

    Rob is definitely a Shooter McGavin even if JPod vehemently disagrees…

    Vindication! 

    • #22
    • August 1, 2019, at 6:43 AM PST
    • 5 likes
  23. Lazy_Millennial Member

    @roblong, as a millennial, what was the Bill Clinton administration like?

     

    • #23
    • August 1, 2019, at 8:49 AM PST
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  24. Arahant Member

    Lazy_Millennial (View Comment):

    @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.

    • #24
    • August 1, 2019, at 8:52 AM PST
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  25. Lazy_Millennial Member

    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. 

    • #25
    • August 1, 2019, at 9:09 AM PST
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  26. Old Bathos Member

    Cheers cast:

    Jonah: Diane

    Rob: Norm

    Pod: Cliff Claven

    • #26
    • August 1, 2019, at 11:36 AM PST
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  27. The Cynthonian Member

    Old Bathos (View Comment):

    Cheers cast:

    Jonah: Diane

    Rob: Norm

    Pod: Cliff Claven

    Then who is Sam Malone? Perhaps they could draft @peterrobinson.

    • #27
    • August 1, 2019, at 12:34 PM PST
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  28. kedavis Member

    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.

    • #28
    • August 1, 2019, at 3:03 PM PST
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  29. kedavis Member

    Arahant (View Comment):

    Full Size Tabby (View Comment):

    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.

    Indeed, it contradicts far too much of what they want to believe, and claim.

    • #29
    • August 1, 2019, at 3:05 PM PST
    • 3 likes
  30. Stad Thatcher

    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 . . .

    • #30
    • August 2, 2019, at 9:56 AM PST
    • 2 likes