Basement Boyz 2
Free-form organic comedy. The show originally ran from 2008 giving a final death rattle in 2012. The weekly variety comedy talk show has taken many diversions from its original concept. In October of 2017, Ward and Derek reunited, breathing new life into the show. They bring on regular guests from Basement Boyz’ past and present. Help this show reach a wider audience, by subscribing via iTunes and rating the show five stars…even though, if we’re being honest, it’s at best a four star show.
Ward and Derek welcome Chris Huddleston for episode. We talk about the progression of the network and growing offerings, comedy, Fortnite, Red Dead Redemption 2, falling out of touch, and what we wear when and where we venture out in public and much more on this jam packed episode.
The conclusion to Zach’s final in studio appearance. We talk Johnny Depp’s gaunt appearance as well as Ward’s latest hobby
Ward and Derek welcome Zach Swan for the final time in the studio. We carry on about horror movies, fan theories, Rick and Morty, and more. This episode is the first part of two.
A small ask from the gang here at TSPN.
Ward and Derek welcome Derek’s fiance Bree to the program for this very special Halloween episode. We talk about the films that scared us plus the movie Unbreakable, Split, and the upcoming sequel Glass.
Andy K. joins Ward this episode. Derek’s away and this is Andrew’s final episode locally as he’s moving away. We talk about all sorts, including racisim, Clint Eastwood, his new film “The Mule” and much more.
we’re joined by special guest Rick Huddleston where we talk about the Netflix series GLOW. Also we discuss the efficacy of finger cots and their use in the food service industry. Is their smaller size and resemblance to condoms intimidating to men, or does no one over the age of 17 give a shit? Off to the races and much more!
Andrew King joins Ward and Derek this episode to talk movies, current events, and sports. We also talk about Travolta and Liotta. Them old dogs. Andrew quizzes Ward again on movie years.
Andrew King kicks off his the first episode talking about the show’s inception and where he plans to go with it, also tying it into Sports Program, another TSP venture.
Ward and Derek continue with just Mark this episode playing clips and getting nostalgic for part two
Just Mark joins us for part one of this show! We talk about Norm MacDonald’s new show and the comments he made that got him in hot water, plus more!
Derek is out this week. Andrew King joins Ward this show. We discuss house sitting and Ward forces Andrew to feed him movie titles where Ward guesses the year they came out. Listen to find out how that goes.
Ward and Derek get together to talk about “The Last Detail” and “Last Flag Flying” among other films, and some day doing something different.
Ward and Derek talk about HBO, Pete Holmes’ Crashing, Louis CK returning to comedy and when is too soon or too late to whip that d*** out again.
Ward and Derek sit down and discuss another wide array of topics, from donating old items and clothing, to more movies.
Listen as Ward and Derek welcome Zach Swan from Sports Program with Derek and Zach while we eloquently maneuver from exercise and diet, to selfie photo shoots, dating on tinder, right on into puking.
Ward and Derek sit down to discuss updates on their fitness and weight loss goals as well as aptly comparing The DC Universe Movie Franchise to Reser’s macaroni salad. You don’t want it, but you also accept it.
Ward and Derek sit down to discuss the redemption of characters in cinema.
Ward and Derek sit down to discuss movies and pop culture. Ward reads his un-tweeted Bruce Willis Roast jokes.
Ward and Derek get together and discuss from a nonpartisan stance the hack nature of comedians cramming their political views into their stand up acts.
Ward started the first incarnation of “Basement Boyz” in April of 2008. After around 3 years and 146 episodes, the show went on hiatus…for six + years. About two or three years into the hiatus, Ward decided the show was officially over, but hoped to at one point start producing some kind of podcast.
In the Fall of 2017, whilst riding the elliptical in his shop gym, he took notice of the underutilized space in the corner of his shop, in addition to the shelving that he imagined the old “Basement Boyz” banner would cover perfectly. After a brief text exchange with former co-host Derek, and getting the Mrs. approval, the wheels were in motion, and less than two weeks later, Ward and Derek returned to comfortable territory behind their mics.
Derek co-hosts “Basement Boyz 2” with Ward. He also hosts with Zach S., the Lewiston, Idaho FM Radio “Sports Program” on the Lewis Clark State College radio station, KLCZ 88.9.
Derek has done standup comedy and worked in the podcast medium off and on for the past 9 years.
In early 2009, after being introduced to Ward by then “Basement Boyz” co-host Josh C., Derek was asked to join the program. A short time later he was brought on as co-host. This lasted a short while and Derek left the show. later that year Derek rejoined the show, quickly becoming full time co-host, taking Josh’s place upon his departure from the show. A history of all the chance encounters that led to “Basement Boyz” in every era can be heard on episode 10 of the show with guest and former co-host Nathan Betts.