The McElroy Brothers Will Be In Trolls 2: Chapter 6
September 11, 2018 9:20 AM - Subscribe

The closest we've ever been to ruining everything completely.
posted by theodolite (15 comments total) 8 users marked this as a favorite
 
Well the knobs did it. They really did it.
posted by Tevin at 10:32 AM on September 11 [1 favorite]


I cannot wait to listen to this, but I'm going to read the Vanity Fair article first. I can't help myself.
posted by gladly at 10:46 AM on September 11


YES YES YES YES YES

Finally, the only good thing to ever happen on this wretched earth.
posted by kmz at 2:40 PM on September 11 [2 favorites]


YES this makes me so happy!
posted by beandip at 2:54 PM on September 11


The McElroy Brothers Will Be in a Trolls 2 Deleted Scene
posted by Mr.Encyclopedia at 3:34 PM on September 11 [8 favorites]


I'm guessing $3,000 is a lot less than what it would cost to sponsor a single episode of MBMBAM, so Dreamworks are getting good value for their scale here.
posted by rollick at 3:18 AM on September 12 [3 favorites]


Counterpoint, they could have sold three bit parts to the highest bidder.
posted by onya at 3:53 AM on September 12


This is all fantastic.
I love that they will probably spend their whole fee getting to the premiere after flight, hotels, etc. Dreamworks didn’t have to do them dirty like that but maybe they don’t want to send the message that this is a profitable endeavor for anyone else.

I also thought it was funny how they probably did need to go bolster their voice acting resumes and this wasn’t just an attention-getting stunt. I HATE those. I’m also really glad to see them branching out into voice work!

I love how transparent they’re being about this whole thing. It feels like going on a field trip. You get a little break from the every day, you learn something new up close. I want more McElroy field trips!

I like how now each one of them had successful ideas for both solo podcast projects and additional group ones (Griffin=adventure zone, Travis= Til death do we blart, Justin=this one). They are really good at producing content and I really enjoy their content and looking forward to whatever is next.
posted by bleep at 8:47 AM on September 12 [1 favorite]


Amazing that that actually did this. And I love that Travis’s Piss shirt is forever memorialized in the Vanity Fair article.
posted by lazaruslong at 9:12 AM on September 12 [2 favorites]


This has made me much happier than it should. I’m just so happy that the world still does sometimes reward the best (or at least silliest) of us.
posted by slimepuppy at 12:08 PM on September 12 [2 favorites]


Kinda surprised they didn’t offer Vanity Fair the sponsor spot in exchange for the cover story
posted by nubs at 4:10 PM on September 12


I'm guessing $3,000 is a lot less than what it would cost to sponsor a single episode of MBMBAM

Significantly less. I looked into it once for work, and at this point it's somewhere in the neighborhood of 8-10K.
posted by showbiz_liz at 9:26 AM on September 13 [4 favorites]


I really like the idea of them getting 10k.
posted by bleep at 10:36 AM on September 13


Oh man, this is amazing! I really hope that the three characters are in the same scene together. Can you imagine if the two tears are in a scene alone, without the beat box? Can you imagine, our good good boys being broken up like that?

I love just how perfectly the ending quotes in the article encapsulate their three personalities, and their chemistry. Justin starts out with self-deprecating humor, Travis responds by going exactly the other direction, and then Griffin breaks the bit. So perfect.
posted by meese at 12:14 PM on September 14 [2 favorites]


This podcast also got Joel a big-name client.
posted by Rock Steady at 6:55 AM on September 19


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