Remake, Reboot, Recycle

Remake, Reboot, Recycle

Welcome to the cross-media podcast of your dreams! Al and Morgan discuss various adaptations of different media texts to uncover which are wonderful and which . . . aren't.

All Episodes

Wondering what "Remake, Reboot, Recycle" is all about? We thought you might be, so Al and I recorded a brief introduction to our podcast to answer all of your questions! Take a quick listen to this short summary to get the skinny on our hot new podcast. 

Oct 2018

6 min 44 sec

Welcome to our first ever episode! This week, we'll be talking about Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, from the beginning all the way up to "Troll in the Dungeon." We'll be covering the book, the movie, and of course, the PC game. Thanks for listening!

Nov 2018

56 min 33 sec

For our second episode, we're discussing part 2 of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, from the dueling scene to the end! We're discussing the original book, the film, and the PC video game.

Nov 2018

1 hr

Hello all! This episode we'll be starting at the beginning of Chamber of Secrets and going all the way through to the end of the dueling scene. Thanks for listening!

Nov 2018

1 hr 5 min

Hey all! This week we'll be covering the end of the dueling scene through the end of CoS. Thanks for listening!

Dec 2018

1 hr 14 min

Hey basic witches, thanks for tuning in! This week we're covering the start of Prisoner of Azkaban through the scene where Harry discovers the identity of his godfather. Featuring special guest star, Emma Welsh!

Dec 2018

1 hr 18 min

Happy Holidays everybody! Since today is the start Yuletide and we're less than a week out from Christmas, we're interrupting our usually scheduled program to WRECK the Polar Express, and maybe discover the true meaning of Christmas? We'll be covering the book and the movie, and we'll pick back up with Prisoner of Azkaban Part 2 next Friday!

Dec 2018

57 min 13 sec

Hello wizards, witches, and non-gender-conforming magical people! Now that we've WRECKED The Polar Express (sorry not sorry), we'll be picking back up with our usually scheduled broadcast. This week, we'll be starting just after Harry discovers who his godfather is, and going through to the end of Prisoner of Azkaban. Happy Holidays!

Dec 2018

1 hr 20 min

Hey basic witches! This week, we're starting on Goblet of Fire, starting at the beginning and going through the announcement of the TriWizard Champions. Tune in for a (mostly) new segment and lots of yelling about the video game, which is objectively trash. Thanks for listening!

Jan 2019

1 hr 28 min

Hey basic witches! This week we're picking up after Harry's name is pulled out of the Goblet of Fire and going through to the end of the second Triwizard task. Spoiler alert: the video game is still trash. 

Jan 2019

1 hr 24 min

Ladies, gentlemen, people of all genders, step right up and take a listen to deep questions about Cedric Diggory, discourse on the nature of family, and diatribes about flying tombstones. This week we're starting at the end of the second task and going all the way to the end of Goblet of Fire. Thanks for listening!

Jan 2019

1 hr 39 min

Who's ready for corrupt governments, porcelain kittens, and D E P R E S S I O N ? You are! This week, we're starting at the beginning of Order of the Phoenix, and going through Harry's first detention with Umbridge. Thanks for listening!

Jan 2019

1 hr 25 min

What's up, basic witches? Are you ready for secret passageways, questionable editing choices, and inspirational yearbook quotes? Then you've come to the right podcast! This week, we're picking up right after Harry's first detention with Delores, and going through Fred and George's firework scene in the book, which is right around the mass detention scene in the movie. Thanks for listening!

Feb 2019

1 hr 18 min

Hello magical people! This week we're picking up at the end of the firework scene from the books, and going all the way through to the end of Order of the Phoenix. Make sure you have some tissues handy, and thanks for listening!

Feb 2019

1 hr 22 min

Hey basic witches, who's ready for some E X P O S I T I O N, acts of terrorism, and non-appropriative reanimated corpses? This week, we're starting Half Blood Prince and going through to the Gaunt family flashback in the book, and the first mention of the Half Blood Prince in the movie/game. Thanks for listening!

Feb 2019

1 hr 16 min

What's up magical people? Are you ready for proto-meme culture, cutting-edge headwear, and a refreshing lack of misappropriated magical symbols? This week's episode starts just after the Gaunt memory/first mention of the Half-Blood prince and finishes around Tom's job application/Won-Won and Lav-Lav's breakup. Thanks for listening!

Feb 2019

1 hr 25 min

Hey there, basic witches! Are you ready for dank potions, accidental trans representation, AND A WHOLE LOT OF FEELINGS? This week, we're picking up after the hospital wing/[whatever the house elf's name is] memory and going through the end of Half Blood Prince. We've also got not one, but TWO guest stars for you this week: Emma Welsh and Christian Haigis, and as always, thanks for listening!

Mar 2019

1 hr 27 min

Hello there, wizards, muggles, and people of all magical affiliations. Are you ready for emotional dedications, long-lost letters, and literally two scenes of Bill Nighy? Then oh boy, do we have a show for you! This week, we're starting Harry Potters and the Deathly Hallows, and going through the end of Kreature's story about RAB. Thanks for listening (and sharing our pain)!

Mar 2019

1 hr 23 min

Hello, magical people! Are you ready for dramatic Death Eaters, iconic trench coats, and SOME SERIOUS BODY HORROR THAT I WAS NOT PREPARED FOR? Then make sure you tune in to this week's episode, starting after Kreature's Tale, and going through to the trio arriving at Shell Cottage. Thanks for listening!

Mar 2019

1 hr 27 min

Hello, magical people! Are you ready for John Williams, moving epitaphs, and highly questionable cosmetic decisions? Then make sure you tune in to this week's episode, where we pick right after Dobby's death (*sobs*) and talk all about what happens right before the Battle of Hogwarts. Thanks for listening!

Mar 2019

1 hr 7 min

How are you doing witches, wizards, and magicians of all identities? Well you're about to be a lot worse, because this week we're picking up with the battle of Hogwarts and going all the way through to the very end of Harry Potter, which includes beloved character deaths, spectacular leaps in deductive reasoning, and one heck of an emotional rollercoaster! Grab some tissues and cozy up somewhere that makes you feel safe, and as always, thanks for listening.

Mar 2019

1 hr 47 min

Hello again witches, wizards, and all magical people! For our last episode of the season, we're looking back at the Harry Potter franchise as a whole, featuring a round table discussion, a lot of the games and media we didn't get a chance to get to talk about, and rants about magical world building. Thanks again to both Maddy Dimayuga and Killian Glenn for joining us this week! You can learn more about Maddy by watching her YouTube webseries "Butterbean" or by listening to her podcast "This Band is Real" on Podiant or Spotify. You can support Killian by following him on Instagram @killianglenn or by supporting Guzu Gallery either online or in store in Austin, TX. Remember that if you vote in this week's Potter Poll and help us decide what media to cover next season, you could win a free season one poster, and as always, thanks for listening!

Apr 2019

1 hr 18 min

Hello once again listeners! Our next season is kicking off in just a few weeks, but for now you can get your RRR fix with our Midsummer Special! We'll be covering the 2019 film Midsommar, a few Norse myths, and the odd folktale, with the occasional Hereditary cameo. Tune in for shitty boyfriends, ritual sacrifices, and a super casual bear that you definitely don't need to worry about. Thanks for listening!

Aug 2019

1 hr 6 min

Welcome back, ladies, gentlemen, and spooky bitches! We are officially back for Season 2, and in our first episode we'll be covering some of the keynotes of vampire mythology and Bram Stoker's influences for Dracula. Tune in for virgin horses, uncomfortable dinner parties, AND AN EXTREMELY EXCITING GUEST INTERVIEW with Dr. Thomas Garza!

Aug 2019

1 hr 7 min

Hello there, friends and enemies! In this episode, we're covering all of Bram Stoker's original novel, Dracula, with a brand-new batch of segments and stings. Tune in for rampant misogyny, confusing mathematics, and a surprise visit from the SPCA. As always, thanks for listening! 

Sep 2019

1 hr 24 min

Hello, theydies and gentlethems! We're assigning a lot of homework this week, because we're covering three films: the original 1922 film, Nosferatu, the 1979 Werner Herzog remake, Nosferatu the Vampyre, and the 2000 meta-film, Shadow of the Vampire. Tune in for suspicious off-brand character names, inexplicable hyenas, and our old friend, the Hash-Slinging-Slasher!

Sep 2019

1 hr 18 min

Welcome back ladies, gentlemen, and eldritch beings! In this week's episode, we're covering the two 1931 film versions of Dracula: the English version, starring Bela Lugosi, and the Spanish version, starring Carlos Villarías. Tune in for chaotic eyebrows, ungraceful possums, and highly questionable leg wear!

Sep 2019

1 hr 11 min

Welcome back, listeners! On today's episode, we're diving into the official sequel to Dracula, "Dracula the Un-dead", and the official prequel, "Dracul." Tune in for accidental feminism, crazy sex cults, AND AN EXTREMELY EXCITING INTERVIEW WITH A MYSTERY GUEST!

Sep 2019

1 hr 53 min

Welcome back, listeners! This week, we're covering two direct sequels to the 1931 Dracula film, "Dracula's Daughter" and "Son of Dracula." Tune in for an overwhelming lack of subtlety, iconic vampire queens, and Lon Chaney Jr, for some reason.

Sep 2019

1 hr 14 min

Why hello there, children of the night! We've got something a little different for you this week - Al is home sick, so Morgan will be tackling Bram Stoker's short story "Dracula's Guest" solo. Tune in for a surprise, since I have not read this and honestly have no idea what to expect, and as always, thanks for listening!

Oct 2019

21 min 5 sec

Welcome back, lords, ladies, and flower children! This week on Remake Reboot Recycle, we're covering three Dracula films, all starring Christopher Lee: Horror of Dracula (1958), Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966), and Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972). Tune in for fantastic feather cuts, dainty digits, and an informative history of grave robbing!

Oct 2019

1 hr 14 min

Hey there, listeners! We're doing our first ever comics episode this week, so get EXCITED. We're covering the 1969 (nice) series Vampirella and Marvel's 1972 series, Tomb of Dracula. Tune in for extremely good kitties, the ass man himself, and a crash course in comic book history!

Oct 2019

1 hr 6 min

Hello listeners! It's the most wonderful time of the year, so we're taking a break from Dracula to bring you a special episode covering all four installments of Disney Channel's Halloweentown franchise. Tune in for iconic methods of transport, well-intentioned subplots, and a surprise lesson in Welsh pronunciation!

Oct 2019

1 hr 14 min

Well hello there, children of the night. We've got two unconventional films for you this week: 1972's "Blacula" and the 1979 horror-comedy, "Love at First Bite." Tune in for iconic costumes, wholesome and loving relationships, and an absolute trash fire QUEEN.

Nov 2019

1 hr 26 min

Welcome back, listeners! We've got some real deep cuts for you today, so tune in for unsympathetic communists, deeply unsexy sex scenes, and some of the most egregious racial stereotyping ever caught on camera!

Nov 2019

1 hr 14 min

What's up, listeners? This week, we're covering Frank Langella's Dracula, and then switching gears completely to bring you Mel Brooks' Dracula: Dead and Loving It. Tune in for stock sound effects, Addams Family rip offs, and an entire movie shot with an Instagram filter!

Nov 2019

1 hr 40 min

Hello listeners! This week, we're covering two "children and family" adaptations of Dracula -- The Monster Squad (1987) and Hotel Transylvania (2012). Tune in for a confusing amount of LMFAO, and absolute bop from Michael Sembello, and that nightmarish travesty which we fear even to speak of, known as "The Monster Squad Rap."

Dec 2019

1 hr 17 min

HELLO KIDDIES - IT IS CASTLEVANIA WEEK, so settle in and buckle up! We're covering Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse and the 2017 Netflix series. Tune in for prettyboy haircuts, nebulous backstories, and -- oh wow, that's Gauis Baltar.

Dec 2019

1 hr 43 min

WELL HELLO THERE LISTENERS -- welcome to our 2019 Holiday Special! This year, we are covering not one, not two, but THREE versions of the classic yuletide slasher, Black Christmas. Tune in for terrible boyfriends, egregious color correction, and the inevitable fall of the patriarchy!

Dec 2019

1 hr 42 min

We're finally back, listeners! This week, we're covering Mr. Kim Newman's 1992 novel, Anno Dracula. Tune in for terrifying murders, copious name-dropping, and several sets of family jewels! We've also made a few updates to a patreon this week, so make sure you head on over and check out all the cool new stuff we added for you!

Jan 2020

1 hr 31 min

Well hello listeners -- do we have an episode for YOU. This week, we're covering Francis Ford Coppola's 1992 film, "Bram Stoker's Dracula." Tune in for fangtastic costumes, nifty magic tricks, and PEAK Gary Oldman!

Jan 2020

1 hr 10 min

Hey there listeners  -- we have QUITE the episode for you today, so buckle up! We're covering the 2014 Marvel series, "Dracula's Gauntlet,"  co-written by Brian Posehn and Gerry Duggan. Tune in for a werewolf centaur symbiote warrior, an entire purple demon, and Doctor Deadpool: Surprise Chiropractor!

Jan 2020

1 hr 17 min

WELL HELLO LISTENERS -- we've got a jam-packed episode for you today. This week, we're talking about BLADE THE VAMPIRE HUNTER, and covering a whole whole lot of things, but mostly focusing on the 2004 film, "Blade Trinity" (we're sorry -- it's the one with Dracula in it). Tune in for extremely 70's costumes, criminal abuse of Photoshop brushes, and a special guest appearance by Dagon the Chaldean Merman!

Jan 2020

1 hr 37 min

Hello listeners, and welcome to 90's Comic Book Nightmare: Part 2! This week, we're covering the 1991 DC comic, "Batman & Dracula: Red Rain," and the 2005 animated film, "The Batman vs. Dracula." Tune in for padded underwear, beta-tested TruBlood, and YA BOI PETER STORMARE!

Feb 2020

1 hr 31 min

Well hello listeners -- we've got an EXTREMELY exciting episode for you today! We are FINALLY going to talk about our one true love, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, with the one and only Austin Perschbacher, cohost of "Worse than You Remember". Tune in for dollar-store costumes, intense fog machines, and absolutely NO penetration.

Feb 2020

1 hr 28 min

Well hello listeners, and boy do we have an episode for you! This week, were covering Dracula 2000 (released in - wait for it - 2000), so tune in for millennium fashion, bold plot twists, and VITAMIN C???????

Feb 2020

1 hr 33 min

Hello everyone! This week, we sat down with special guest Brent Glenn to discuss Dracula's long history in the theater, and to discuss the, uh, unconventional ballet (silent film? 8th grader's PowerPoint presentation?), "Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary". Tune in for beautiful dances, dynamic set pieces, and a truly unnecessary amount of post-production.

Feb 2020

1 hr 27 min

Well hello listeners - we have certainly got something for you this week. We're covering Dario Argento's 2012 film, "Dracula 3D," so tune in for terrible wigs, musical saws, and Rutger Hauer?

Mar 2020

1 hr

Hey there listeners -- it's finally Penny Dreadful week! We're covering a handful of episodes from seasons 1 and 3, so tune in for wholesome bois, problematic Apache representation, and PATTI LUPONE??????

Mar 2020

1 hr 11 min

Hello there listeners! We are fast approaching the end of season 2, but before we wrap up, we absolutely HAD to cover the bafflingly immaculate Tricia Helfer's appearance as Dracula in the 2016 SyFy series, "Van Helsing." Tune in for lesbian vampires, test-tube babies, AND DID I MENTION THAT TRICIA HELFER IS DRACULA?

Mar 2020

1 hr 2 min