Six Degrees Of Schwarzenegger



This is Six Degrees of Schwarzenegger, the podcast where were taking a long, hard look back at some of our favorite action movies from the era of Arnold. Theres plenty of ground to cover, and were going to have a good time doing it. We're going to get into the nitty gritty and examine the good, the bad, the ugly, and the laughable in these movies.


  • The Road Warrior Episode 1

    07/06/2021 Duración: 53min

    We’re going down under with a brand new series on the groundbreaking 1981 film THE ROAD WARRIOR (aka MAD MAX 2). In our first episode on this dinky-di classic, John and Kevin discuss Ford Falcons, gyrocopters, Yoda energy, Beastmaster dynamics, and explore the relationship between Wez and The Golden Youth. This episode covers 00:00 - 19:06; Opening pursuit, Max runs afoul of Wez, Max meets the Gyro Captain, Dog saves the day, and surveying the refinery.

  • Last Action Hero Episode 5

    31/05/2021 Duración: 01h11min

    Worlds are colliding in the final act of our LAST ACTION HERO series! Kevin, John, and special guest Andrew talk red carpets, tongue twisters, intellectual property, and give a brief history of Easter eggs and a brief overview of “the pizza game.” This episode covers 1:38:52 2:03:36; the scene shifts to the Jack Slater IV premiere, Jack meets Schwarzenegger, the Ripper kidnaps Danny, rooftop deja vu, Benedict’s plan fails, Danny saves Jack, and everything is set right again.

  • Last Action Hero Episode 4

    24/05/2021 Duración: 47min

    In the 4th episode of our breakdown of LAST ACTION HERO, we get back on track with guest Andrew to discuss musical Easter eggs, Back to the Future parallels, armed children, bum corpses, and the fallacy of the magic ticket. This episode covers 1:11:56 - 1:38:52; Jack goes funeral crashing, Danny wields a gun, an iconic action sequence, Whitney’s improbable timing, Benedict puts all the pieces together, the action jumps to the ‘real world,’ Jack’s reality crumbles, and Benedict recruits the Ripper.

  • Last Action Hero Episode 3

    17/05/2021 Duración: 59min

    In the third installment of our look back at LAST ACTION HERO, Kevin, John, and Andrew prove what a labor of love this podcast really is. After a couple false starts, we talk frog gigging, dark popes, counterfeit exposition, bikes of convenience, and we air our cat grievances. This episode covers 45:32 - 1:11:56; Jack and Danny meet Whitney, Benedict comes calling, Jack lays waste to Benedict’s goons, Benedict escapes, Jack’s apartment, and Danny and Jack make a breakthrough.

  • Last Action Hero Episode 2

    10/05/2021 Duración: 43min

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    03/05/2021 Duración: 01h09min

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  • Road House Episode 5

    26/04/2021 Duración: 54min

    It’s time to rip some throats!!! In the final episode of our breakdown of ROAD HOUSE, Kevin and John are joined once more by special guest Rick to talk aggressive rap climbing, ascots & monocles, polar bears, goon hierarchy, and the movie’s rinse and repeat format. This episode covers 1:27:03 - 1:50:20; Dalton and Wade have a heart to heart, Doc makes a house call, arson at Emmett’s farm, Dalton kills Jimmy, Wesley kills Wade, Dalton goes on the rampage, and the town elders get some vigilante justice.

  • Road House Episode 4

    19/04/2021 Duración: 47min

    In the PENULTIMATE chapter our ROAD HOUSE retrospective, John, Kevin, and special guest Rick discuss Bigfoot, old man wisdom, Wade Garrett’s musk, bow staff displays, surplus characters, Bouncer Quarterly magazine, and salt and pepper pubes. This episode covers 1:06:22 - 1:27:03; Wade Garrett arrives, Wade Garrett fights, Wade Garrett puts the moves on Doc, arson at Red’s shop, Denise strips, another brawl at the Double Deuce, and Wesley asserts control via monster truck.

  • Road House Episode 3

    12/04/2021 Duración: 53min

    In the third chapter of our breakdown of ROAD HOUSE, Kevin, John, and special guest Rick talk Bigfoot, Missouri mountains, Wesley’s boots, fashion gis, Allan Graf, mismatched goons, and the champagne (of beers). This episode covers 42:02 - 1:06:22; Wesley gets some retribution, our first glimpse of Wade Garrett, Dalton takes it outside, Doc and Dalton go on a date, Wesley makes an offer Dalton CAN refuse, and Dalton gets lucky.

  • Road House Episode 2

    03/04/2021 Duración: 50min

    Join us for the second installment of our breakdown of ROAD HOUSE. We’re joined again by Rick to discuss 80s cheese, western vibes, Dalton’s ass and his 3(?) rules, a poor man’s Paxton, and TBS icons Carpets of Dalton and the Wolfman. This episode covers 21:55 - 42:02; Dalton’s 3 rules, Dalton makes his presence felt, Steve and Pat get the axe, Wesley parties, Carrie Ann shoots her shot, Wesley is not impressed by Dalton, Dalton fights Wesley’s goons, and Dalton meets the Doc.

  • Road House Episode 1

    29/03/2021 Duración: 48min

    We’re back with a vengeance and a new series on the 1989 classic ROAD HOUSE. John and Kevin are joined by special guest Rick to take a look back at the movie’s aptly names director, bolo ties, offbeat nodding, villain vibes, the “Bodhi factor,” and the ultimate tough guy move - self-administered first aid. This episode covers 0:00 - 21:55; Tilghman recruits Dalton, Dalton takes a new job, mayhem at the Double Deuce, Dalton finds a house and an adversary.

  • Twins Episode 5

    22/03/2021 Duración: 49min

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  • Twins Episode 4

    15/03/2021 Duración: 49min

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  • Twins Episode 3

    08/03/2021 Duración: 40min

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  • Twins Episode 2

    01/03/2021 Duración: 54min

    In the second episode of our breakdown of TWINS, we sample John Wick's favorite bourbon and talk the secret to takeout eggplant parmesan, Aqua Velva, Texas switches, DeVito’s stuntman, and the first rule in a crisis situation. This episode covers 19:37 - 41:01; a brand new Caddy on level 4, Vincent’s business in shambles, Julius rescues Vincent, Julius learns to drive, Vincent makes Julius an accessory, a chance meeting at the grocery store, Julius explains their origins, and Webster enters the picture.

  • Twins Episode 1

    22/02/2021 Duración: 54min

    Take out the papers and the trash, because we’re kicking off a brand new series of episodes on the 1988 Schwarzenegger classic TWINS! In our opener, Kevin and John discuss muumuus, Nazi experiments, napkin contracts, John’s bad parking habits, and Heather Graham makes an appearance. This episode covers 0:00 - 19:37; Julius learns about Vincent, Julius leaves paradise, Vincent hustles for cash, Julius explores L.A., Vincent goes to jail. Julius springs Vincent, and Vincent ditches Julius.

  • The Rock Episode 5

    14/02/2021 Duración: 57min

    Happy Valentine’s Day from your friends at 6DOS! In the big finale of our breakdown of THE ROCK, John and Kevin let the wine do the talking about faux deference, Goodspeed’s amazing eyesight, the rocket’s mysterious flight path, better endings, and ponder whether THE ROCK and ARMAGEDDON took place in the same universe? This episode covers 1:43:15 - 2:11:05; the Marines are getting antsy, Mason and Goodspeed split up then reunite, a rocket is fired, a series of standoffs, Hummel is killed, Goodspeed disarms the last rocket, an airstrike on Alcatraz, Mason and Goodspeed part ways, and a trip to Kansas.

  • The Rock Episode 4

    06/02/2021 Duración: 44min

    In our 100th (!!!) episode and PENULTIMATE entry on THE ROCK, Kevin and John talk about Zeus’s butthole, prom queens, bucket dumping, old man strength, Nic Cage’s surprising character inspiration, and bid farewell to John C. McGinley’s Hendrix - gone too soon. This episode covers 1:17:33 - 1:43:15; the dirt on Mason, bombs in the tunnel, disarming some rockets, an improbable mine car chase, Mason surrenders and Goodspeed is captured.

  • The Rock Episode 3

    01/02/2021 Duración: 53min

    In the third chapter of our series on THE ROCK, John and Kevin talk about roach motels, Jade and Stacy, Shepard’s big moment, the dignity of Sean Connery, Claire Forlani (where is she now?), and try to figure out exactly where that Alcatraz model came from… This episode covers 49:23 - 1:17:33; Mason meets Jade, Goodspeed bonds with Mason, briefing with the SEALs, breaking into prison, an ambush, and a massacre.

  • The Rock Episode 2

    25/01/2021 Duración: 57min

    In the second installment of our breakdown of THE ROCK, Kevin and John examine unlikely heroes, world class exposition acting, Chief Justice, the “Michael Bay shot,” rumors that Arnold Schwarzenegger was almost cast in the movie, and ask once again “who is lighting all these candles?” This episode covers 25:02 - 49:23; Goodspeed gets busy, SEAL team lays out a plan, Mason comes into the picture, Goodspeed recruits Mason, Mason escapes, and an amazing car chase.

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