reboot, reuse, recycle

Join Kyle McCormick & Chris Khatami as they investigate remade and rebooted movies and shows with only their neediness and a guest at their disposal!

Chris Khatami moved to Portland from San Francisco to produce comedy shows and podcasts because that is a solid use of his anthropology degree.

Kyle McCormick moved to Portland from Los Angeles for the rich entertainment industry and beautiful sunshine. When he isn't performing comedy and music, he's furiously rewriting the Star Wars prequels.



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episode 27

A new Spider-Man movie is coming in a few months so for this episode Reboot, Reuse, Recycle we swing into discussing Sam Rami's Spider-Man(2002) and Marc Webb's The Amazing Spider-Man(2012). This episodes guest is Seattle comic & Podcaster Natalie Holt. Additionally, Kyle is out sick, so the episode has guest host, Avalon Leonetti. 


Best & Worst Movies & Tv shows of 2016

For a special episode Kyle & Chris discuss their Top Ten and Bottom Ten films of 2016. Will these lists surprise you? We sure hope for! 

For the second half of the Rebootsie Bois 2016 year in review they talk about their Top 10 & Bottom 10 TV shows and their best & worst reboots. Thank you for listening to us all these years and hope you continue for many more.


episode 24

Kyle & Chris welcome Alex Falcone, co-author of Unwrap My Heart to talk about the classic 1932 monster movie, The Mummy, and its 1999 remake, The Mummy. We also talk about the upcoming Tom Cruise reboot & what makes mummies weird monsters. Things get heated in what is unambiguously the most combative episode of Reboot, Reuse, Recycle ever. Edited by Engineer Sky.


episode 23

The Rebootsie Bois are joined by Carolyn Main of A Very Special Episode to talk about the British sitcom The Office(2001) & its American remake from 2005. We also talk about the structure of modern TV and how American TV compares to British TV. Edited by Engineer Sky.


episode 22

HBOs Westworld is about to wrap up a blockbuster 1st season, but did you know it was based on a movie from 1973!? Well, on this episode of Reboot, Reuse, Recycle Kyle & Chris discuss both properties with two cool guests! They are joined by Avalon Leonetti & past guest Lucia Fasano. They talk comparisons, fan theories, predictions, Lost, the state of the Western genre, ad much more. Will one of the Rebootsie boys turn out to be a host, or is the whole episode happening in different time periods? Well, find out as Reboot, Reuse, Recycle visits Westworld(1973/2016)!


episode 21

You've heard of reboots, but have you heard of repeats?! Well join the Rebootsies Boys as they are joined by their first ever repeat guest, musician Lucia Fasano! Lucia returns to talk about her new album Radio Silence, Portland's All Jane Comedy Festival (Oct. 5th - Oct. 9th), Jumanji, reboot/remake news. and personal stories of Donald Trump being a mean dude. So before you listen to Lucia's amazing album Radio Silence, or see her do amazing jokes at the All Jane Comedy Festival, listen to to her talk about lots of stuff on Reboot, Reuse, Recycle.


episode 20

Who can you trust? Who can trust you? These are questions you must ask when you are a mole, and moles are the topic of the newest episode of Reboot, Reuse, Recycle! This episode is about Andrew Lau's 2002 crime film Infernal Affairs and its 2006 remake, Martin Scorsese's The Departed. To compare these two really good crime films we are joined by Portland/Denver comic Matt Monroe AND guest host Shane Hosea of the Hosea Hustle podcast. We also talk about the Fantastic 4 reboot, Leonardo Dicaprio, Mark Wahlberg, and a bunch of other stuff. So tap out some morse code and look out for rats as Reboot, Reuse, Recycle infiltrates Infernal Affairs(2002)/The Departed(2006).


episode 19

Are you one of those people whose favorite part of a movie is the trailer? Well if so, this episode is for you! In another special episode of Chris is flying solo like a host Han Solo. Host Solo if you will. But since Kyle is gone, this ep has two hot guests! PDX podcaster Kevin Arnold, and PDX funny man Lewis Sequeira team up to talk about trailers released at San Diego Comic Con! They talk about Wonder Woman, Kong: Skull Island, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Lego Batman, and maybe more! So get your concessions and arrive early to check out Reboot, Reuse, Recycle checking out New Trailers (2016)!


episode 18

Ghostbusters! Thats what we are talking about in the new episode of Reboot, Reuse, Recycle! And to discuss the most controversial remake of the year the Rebootie Boys are joined by Portland Comedy superstar Caitlin Weierhauser. We talk about the original classic for a moment and then dive into the remake (we all loved it, by the way). We cover the great humor, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon and ghosts. Then we talk about all the ridiculous and frequently misogynistic, backlash aimed at this film. We also talk remakes in general and have a grand old time. Does Kyle fire Chris and replace him with Caitlin? Does Caitlin take over and fire Chris? Do we determine if Ghostbusters is good once and for all? Well listen to Ghostbusters(1984/2016) to find out!