This week on SPACE CASE, we take a quick break from the spooky content to bring you an interview with a SCARY good writer, director, and comedian Steve Byrne! He’s the creator and director of the new film THE OPENING ACT. In this film, Will Chu is stuck in a thankless job while trying to pursue his true passion in life, becoming a stand-up comedian. When he gets the opportunity he’s been waiting for, the emcee slot on the road opening for his hero Billy G., the realities of life on the stage come crashing in. Between relentless hecklers, drunk comedy groupies and hard-to-impress morning radio DJs, things get off to a rough start. Even if he can learn from his idols and overcome the challenges, he’ll have to prove he has what it takes to make his dream a reality. The cast and cameos in this film include Jimmy O. Yang, Alex Moffat, Cedric The Entertainer, Neal Brennan, Debby Ryan, Ken Jeong, Bill Burr, Whitney Cummings, Jermaine Fowler, Russell Peters, Tom Segura, Iliza Shlesinger AND it’s co-produced by Vince Vaughn. We chat with Steve about being a working comedian, creating your own content, the process of making the film, some weird gigs he’s had, and MORE!

Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNDWz__KThs&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=RLJEFilms

THE OPENING ACT is currently In Theaters, and available on VOD and Digital.

On this episode we follow the trail left from our jetpack episode last week with another UFO incident that was definitely NOT aliens. This was a man; a legendary man. Given the name Lawn Chair Larry, he was a pioneer in what is now known as “cluster-ballooning.” A pioneer of unusual aviation techniques he ventured where no man had before! Well, at least ventured further than anyone who lived to tell the tale. Who was this man? And why was he hell-bent on making this dream come true?

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The floor is lava, your dessert is lava, and this case might also be lava? On this week’s episode of Space Case, we dive into some science conspiracies in reference to people wanting to eat lava (?!), the “Hollow Earth” theory, and the doomsday prepping for Yellowstone’s underground volcano. Want to hear the answers to these BURNING questions? Listen in!

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This week, we take a listener requested case from the SPACE CASE hotline! If this year already hasn’t been wild enough, right here in our own home-base of Houston lies a particularly BIZARRE case involving an iconic eatery. We lay out the current facts of the case, recap all the parties involved and where they stand in the courts as of 2020, and we leave our case file open for developments in the upcoming year. Possible Part 2? Only time will tell…

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On this week’s episode of SPACE CASE, theydies and gentlehuns, we’re finally cracking the case on our place of employment. THEE almighty “Clown Motel” in Tonopah, Nevada. We’ve made jokes for years about this place (all of them have CRUSHED) and now we’re ready to tell you all about it’s origins and what to expect if you choose to visit. Is it haunted? How many clowns are there? Who owns this place? And who started it all? We crack the case!

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/clown-motel

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On this episode of SPACE CASE, we crack not so much a case, but a conversation. Do you want your name on a frog meme? A SIMPSONS meme? ANY MEME? Would you be willing to pay for it? Something’s off with this latest trend and SK is here to figure it out. Then we give our take on an article that asks if the iconic Japanese animated film “AKIRA” predicted major events from 2020. Well kiddies, the answers MAY shock you… Listen in and find out!

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On this week’s episode of SPACE CASE, it’s the dramatic conclusion of the case of Charles Entertainment Cheese! “Dramatic” may be pushing it, but it still ends with the unfortunate bankruptcy filing of our once beloved birthday crazy rat. We crack the case on what lead to the downfall of this business and how it could’ve been prevented. We also share our own memories of “fun times” at Chuck E Cheese’s and name drop a few places that you can still visit to get your fix of CREEPY animatronics.