2012 PodCRASH Awards WINNERS!

Held at the prestigious Improv Olympic West Theatre on November 10th, 2012 in Hollywood, California, were the 1st Annual PodCRASH Awards! All 52 podcasts that participated in the PodCRASH’s first year of shows were eligible to win an award. Hosted by the man himself Chris Gore and emceed by the unflappable Caleb Bacon, the night was hilarious, magical and not to be forgotten.

Below are the list of winners. Click on the Nominees name to follow them on Twitter:


BEST PODCASTING VOICE

Proudly Resents (Adam Spiegelman)

Website: ProudlyResents.com


BEST PODCAST FOR COMEDY FILM NERDS

Comedy Film Nerds (Chris Mancini & Graham Elwood)

Website: ComedyFilmNerds.com


BEST PODCAST TAPED IN A HOTEL LOBBY

Mostly Harmless Cutaway

Website: Guide to the Who Universe


BEST MOVIE PODCAST BY A GROUP OR DUO

Film Vault (Anderson Cowan and Bryan Bishop)

Website: The Film Vault


MOST NUDE PODCAST

Dr. Suzy’s Speakeasy

Website: Dr. Susan Block Institute

Producer note: Chris was not nude.


BEST NO-LONGER-PODCASTING PODCAST(S)

Comics of Doom

You can still check out all the latest in geek culture and comic book news over at the Geeks of Doom website.


BEST NO-LONGER-PODCASTING PODCAST(S)

Popcorn Mafia (Grae Drake)

You can now check out Popcorn Mafia’s host, Grae Drake on her appearances as a film correspondent on CNN and over at RottenTomatoes.com


BEST MOCKERY OF A TOP 5 LIST

Spooky Hour Horror Hour

Website: www.SpookyHourHorrorHour.com


BEST HAIR ON A PODCASTER (NON-GORE)

The Paul Goebel Show (Paul Goebel)

Website: http://www.TheKingofTV.com/podcast/


NEATEST PODCASTING SPACE

The Gentlemen’s Club (Caleb Bacon)

Website: http://www.GentlemensClubPodcast.com


BEST ACCENT FROM A PODCASTER

Social Blend (Greg Davies)

Website: http://Social-Blend.com


BEST STORY-TELLING PODCAST

Story Worthy (Christine Blackburn & Hannes Phinney)

Website: http://www.StoryWorthypodcast.com


BEST NO-LONGER-PODCASTING PODCAST(S)

National Football Authority

You can now check ex-NFA host Daniel Wolff’s new comic book website www.DailySuperHero.com and ex-NFA host Bear Heiser’s new NFL venture, EZNewsNFL


BEST NO-LONGER-PODCASTING PODCAST(S)

This Week In Walking Dead

You can now check out This Week In Walking Dead host Matt Raub’s YouTube gaming channel NODE


BEST BEATING OF A PODCAST HOST

Slap Booth Show (Fifi & Bibi Poubelle)

Website: http://www.DeuxFilles.net/podcast/

Producer note: Chris is the one who gets beat here


BEST CURE FOR INSOMNIA FROM A PANELIST

What’s Trending (Scott Feinberg)

Website: http://WhatsTrending.com/


BEST FUCK-MARRY-KILL

The Geek Generation

Website: http://www.TheGeekGeneration.com

Producer note: The Fuck-Marry-Kill session consisted of Chris’s G4 co-hosts Olivia Munn, Alison Haislip and Sara Jean Underwood


BEST NO-LONGER-PODCASTING PODCAST(S)

Fangirl’s Guide 

You can now check out Cricket’s new podcast, The BloodCast, over at GeekNation.com


SEXIEST SIDEKICK (MALE)

Sex Nerd Sandra (Dave Ross)

Website: http://SexNerdSandra.com/


MOST AWKWARD PODCASTING MOMENT INVOLVING ANAL MUTILATION

Tower of Sour

Website: http://www.soundcloud.com/TowerOfSour

Producer note: No one was anally mutilated during the recording of this podcast


BEST USE OF VIDEO STILLS

Film Snobbery

Website: http://FilmSnobbery.com/


MOST TREACHEROUS COMMUTE TO A PODCAST

Keith and The Girl (Keith Malley and Chemda Khalili)

Website: http://www.KeithandtheGirl.com/


SEXIEST PODCASTING DUO

The Naughty Show (Vicky Pezza and Sam Tripoli)

Website: http://www.samtripoli.com/thenaughtyshowpodcast.html


BEST FILM PODCAST

Film Threat

Website: http://www.FilmThreat.com/ 


BEST PODCAST OVER 80 MPH

Wheelnerds

Website: http://WheelNerds.com/


BEST PODCAST INVOLVING A TENNIS BALL

Dream Tweet

Website: http://dreamtweet.libsyn.com/


HARDEST ROCKING PODCAST

Hootenanny

Website: http://HootPodcast.com/


BEST OUTDOOR PODCAST

Poparitaville

Website: http://www.poparitaville.com/

Producer’s Note: This Poparitaville episode was recorded at DisneyLand


MOST REVEALING PODCAST (SEXUAL IN NATURE)

Pick Up Podcast

Website: http://PickUpPodcast.com/


BEST NO-LONGER-PODCASTING PODCAST(S)

No Elfin Way

No Elfin Way may no longer be podcasting but check out host Anna Von Winter’s Tumblr here!


MOST CREATIVE USE OF EDITING

Linoleum Knife

Website: http://LinoleumKnife.libsyn.com/


BEST SKYPE PODCAST BY DUO, TRIO OR GROUP

GeekDad (Ken Denmead, Matt Blum & Jonathan Liu)

Website: http://www.wired.com/GeekDad/


BEST BAD MOVIE PODCAST

How Did This Get Made?

Website: http://www.earwolf.com/show/how-did-this-get-made/


BEST PODCAST FOR LADY GEEKS

Defective Geeks

Website: http://www.DefectiveGeeks.com/


MOST ACCURATE PODCASTER FACT RESEARCH

Who Charted? (Howard Kremer & Kulap Vilaysack)

Website: http://www.earwolf.com/show/who-charted-howard-kremer-and-kulap-vilaysack/


MOST THRILLING PODCAST

Season Pass

Website: http://www.SeasonPassPodcast.com/


BEST PODCAST ABOUT BRITISH HUMOR

The Televerse

Website: http://www.soundonsight.org/category/radio/televerse-podcast/


BEST GUEST BOOKINGS

Comics on Comics (Juan Manuel-Rocha & Vito Lapiccola)

Website: http://www.ComicsOnComics.com


MOST CONTENTIOUS DISCUSSION

improv4humans (Matt Besser)

Website: http://www.earwolf.com/show/improv4humans/


BEST PODCASTING STUDIO

Afterbuzz TV (Roth Cornet & others)

Website: http://AfterBuzzTV.com/


BEST COSPLAY DISCUSSION

WhatTheCast

Website: http://www.WhatTheCast.com/


BEST USE OF HAIRY COIN SLOT

Star Wars Action News

Website: http://www.SWActionNews.com/


MOST VULGAR CANADIAN PODCAST

S&M Rants

Website: http://www.RantMeHard.com/


BEST PODCASTING DUO (MALE/FEMALE)

5 By 5 (Clare Kramer & Tory Mell)

Website: http://5by5.tv/


BEST NON-NUDITY ON A PODCAST

Beyond Beautiful

Website:http://www.ExclusiveinLA.com/

Producer’s Note: The women on this podcast look GREAT clothed!


BEST TONY SHALOUB IMPRESSION

Pre-Commentary Track (Richard Martinez)

Website: http://www.LearnToSwimProductions.com


BEST USE OF “CON VOICE”

Geek Cred

Website: http://www.GeekCred.net/


MOST REVEALING PODCAST (NON-SEXUAL)

Mental Illness Happy Hour

Website: http://www.MentalPod.com


PODCAST OF THE YEAR

PodCRASH with That Chris Gore



Congrats to all the winners and a huge thanks goes out to Patrick, Josh, Mike and everyone at iO West for the venue and all of their hard work in helping make this event a reality. We would also like to thank our lovely Awards Girl Carol Zara for, well, being an awesome Award Girl and our intern Anthony Bench for giving us a hand. Audio from the show will be posted soon!