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Critical Thinking Podcast


Ep. #61: “The Shadow of War hath fallen upon us… and we still cant be serious!”

We're back in black! Not really... But that always sounds good! We got goodies from Tokyo Munchies! We told stupid jokes... And we had a great time. Oh! We also finally got to have Kyle with us at the end of the podcast! Stay tuned after the trailers for Kyle's review on Middle Earth: Shadow of War for the PS4!

Trailers for this last week:

1. Black Panther Trailer 2 (starring Michael B. Jordan)
2. Blockers (starring John Cena)
3. Wheelman (Netflix Original starring Frank Grillo)
4. Happy (New comicbook based SYFY TV series starring Christopher Meloni)
5. Future Men (New Hulu TV series Starring Josh Hutcherson)
6. Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer

As always, see our trailer playlist at


Ep. #60: “Ahhh! Pumpkin Teeth!!! + Blade Runner is Languishing”

Got a special episode for you this time, folks. We got the inventor of Pumpkin Teeth, Bob Conner, to come on for the whole show! We had a lot of fun with him and got y'all an awesome deal! Go to Pumpking Teeth's Etsy Shop or and start your order and then input this special promo code: " CTP "  That will get you a buy one get one free deal no matter how small the order. And if you order an especially large amount, Bob might even throw in something special for you! Full disclosure, we're not getting paid for promoting Pumpkin Teeth (yet... lol). But we really like Bob and think these products are awesome! So get yours before Halloween! Add some extra scary to your Jack-O-Laterns!

This week's trailers:

1. Replicas (starring Keanu Reeves)
2. Mayhem (starring Steven Yeun
3. Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (Amazon Original Series starring John Krasinski)
4. Roman J. Israel, Esq. (starring Denzel Washington)
5. Pacific Rim: Uprising (starring Scott Eastwood, John Boyega, and Tian Jing)
6. Justice League (final trailer)

As always, you can check them all out in one playlist at


Ep #59: “Kyle, where art thou? Hopefully not out dressed as She-Venom”

Hey errbahday! We back with some good trailers this time. No more sh*tting on crappy movies this time! Although we did find that very cathartic in the last episode...

Also:  Awesome news about the Terminator trilogy that we're all majorly excited about here! AND Eddie Murphy is going to be reprising his role in the sequel to a hillarious, much beloved classic!

Trailers this week:

1. Maze Runner 3
2. Knight Fall
3. Crash Pad
4. Better Watch Out
5. Red Sparrow
6. Swing Away
7. Animal Crackers
8. Annihilation
9. Gotti
10. Act of Vengeance
11. Predator: 30th Anniversary
12. Amityville: The Awakening
13. The Exorcist: Evil Never Dies
14. Hostiles

And if you're interested in getting a Lootcrate subscription and helping us at the same time like we mentioned on the show, click here to get that rolling.

As always, you can check out our list of trailers at


Ep #58: “Ladies and gentleman, welcome to the crapper!”

We got cathartic with this show and really cut loose on the crap being made that we hate! Not a lot of news, but plenty of tearing into lame duck movie trailers that made us want to puke our brains. Shawn was sick over the week and got well enough to do the show just in the nick of time! Kyle was gone on a conference for work, so we made fun of him as much as we could. Rick decided to bring us the most BS-ey of BS trailers so we could be traumatized together. Trash talking therapy followed quickly.

This episode's trailers:

1. The Punisher (Netflix TV series)
2. Tomb Raider (reboot)
3. The Sandman
4. Isle of Dogs
5. Peter Rabbit
6. Duck Duck Goose
7. Deep
8. Monster Island
9. The Little Vampire
10. Cook Off
11. 1922 (Netflix Original)
12. Anna and the Apocalypse
13. Bleeding Steel
14. Jeepers Creepers 3

As always, check out to see our playlist of the trailers we watched for this show.


Ep #57: “Weeeeeee’re back! Hooah! Never zig when you should zag”

Hey hey, er bodayyyy! We back for mo madness after being stuck stir crazy with no podcasty for a month! We're all so glad to be back in the saddle again. The Critical Four are reunited by the power of witty sarcasm, dumb jokes, and Little Caesers' pizza! Hear about our experiences of Harvey's soggy, unwelcome visit to Houston. No box office this time. I'd like to give a good explanation, but there's only a stupid one: we forgot! Sorry, we're out of practice. Next time, there will be a box office... We promise.

This weeks's trailers are:

1. The Current War
2. Resurface
3. Escape Room
4. Killing Gunther
5. Downsizing
6. All The Money In The World

You can see them all on our YouTube playlist at:



Ep #56: “Harvey done lost our minds for us… But now we can float better!”

So we got REEEEEALLY late on this one... Apologies for the lateness from the chief producer's desk (Shawn). We got dumped on by Harvey (so very rude) and had a lot of other unforseen misadventures. But we're back atcha with another regular episode of the same good stuff! El Kyle was too tuckered out from work so we let him rest this time. So us other blokes made up for his absense with ridiculous amounts of madness. This episode starts out with us pinballing all over each other with witty banter, twisted rebuttals, and the half-awake nonsense of minds melted into comedic insanity! 

This weeks trailers were:

1. White Famous
2. Vanhelsing (Season 2)
3. Keep Watching (starring Bella Thorne)
4. The Adventurers
5. Temple 
6. Jackyls
7. Battleship Island
8. Revolt
9. Mother (starring Jennifer Lawrence)
10. Rememory (starring Peter Dinklage)

You can check this week's trailers out on a single playlist at


Fifty-Five Weeks of Dumb@$$ Jokes!

Hey everyone! We've had a lot going on and got a little bit behind on our editing. Sorry about that! Still working on two of our latest episodes, but until those are done, here was something special I had cooked up: a compilation episode of all our ridiculous moments that we captured for our intro jokes! It's pretty fun walk through memory lane if you've listened to the podcast, and also good for a laugh at any time. If you're not familiar with our stuff, this is a great starting point to see how off the chain we can be! So have fun listening, we hope you enjoy it. And we will be producing more regular episodes soon!


Ep. #54:”Captain, my captain! What the Star Trek is going on here?!”

We got good and Morgan'd this time. Rick and Miguel are such lightweights for the record. We had a grand old time discussing the upcoming new Star Trek TV series, and a lot of other crazy stuff. Also, rumor has it that next episode, Kyle will in fact, be with us again. You heard it here. The aliens have landed.

This week's trailers:

1. Ready Player One
2. Bright (trailer 2)
3. Triple Threat
4. Star Trek Discovery (trailer 2)
5. Proud Mary
6. Rebel in the Rye
7. Tales From the Crypt
8. The Vault (starring James Franco)
9. My Friend, Dahmer
10. The Star
11. Comrade Detective
12. Surbicon Official
13. Message From the King
14. LBJ

Check them out at


Ep. #53: “Atari Returneth!!! + Kyle is doing what with his car!?”

There was a lot of good stuff to cover this time. A lot of exciting things going on! Ok, so maybe we went a little crazy on the trailers this time... But we got a suprise bit at the end when somebody showed up who we didn't expect! Crazy news about Atari and the down and dirty on upcoming sequels. Miguel gets his gameface on as the Mexican Game Show Host. Rick tries to be more Mexicano than usual. Shawn waxes analytical after squealing like a pig. Rejoin us for more madness!


1. Leatherface
2. Disaster Artist (Seth Rogan)
3. Alpha
4. Only The Brave (Josh Brolin)
5. The Snowman (Michael Fastbender)
6. The Shape of Water
7. RoboDoc
8. A Wrinkle In Time (Oprah)
9. Jigsaw
10. Justice League (trailer 2)
11. Thor Ragnarok (trailer 2)
12. Stranger Things (Season 2)

As always, you can check them out in our playlist at


Ep. #55: “Dark Tower & Dunkirk reviews! Kyle is in dah houuuuse!”

SOOOO... This week, Kyle rejoins us on the show!!! And he talks about the secrets of his many voices and some of the struggles he faces at work and in life from people who just don't get it. The Captain also rejoins us for more rum-fueled hijinks. Miguel vies for the mic with Kyle's long rested characters all coming out like hell had a prison break! Shawn is awestruck and silent, basking in the glory. Rick struggles to keep the boat afloat with all the crazy jumping around under Morgan's influence and the gyrating forces of Kyle's enthusiasm. The Critical Four are fully engaged this episode!

This week's trailers are:

1. First They Killed My Father (Netflix Original, Directed by Angelina Jolie)
2. Mindhunter (Netflix Original)
3. The Veil
4. Sharknado 5
5. Voldermort: Origins of the Heir (a fan film by TryangleFilms)
6. Death Wish (starring Bruce Willis)
7. 9/11 (starring Charlie Sheen, Whoopi Goldberg, and Gina Gershon)

(You can check out the trailers playlist at

Movie Reviews Including
- Dark Tower
- Dunkirk
as well as a bit about the last 3 episodes of Game of Thrones.