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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.



Ep. #52: “Who de fuq do you tink we are? + War for the Planet of the Apes Review and MORE!”

El Kyle is busy with cars so we all have to fill in for him (i.e. make fun of him). No Virus Vodka to drink this time unfortunately, but we will be doing a giveaway with a bunch of their badass gear soon! So stay tuned! Also, this is the last day for you to get entered in for the Tokyo Munchies giveaway. So if you're listening to this episode on the day it is released, enter the sweepstakes here. If you didn't make it, don't feel bad, we will be doing another one again soon.

This week we have a bunch of short review to throw at you- Spiderman Homecoming, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Transformers: The Last Knight, and of course The War for the Planet of the Apes! And for our trailers, we are reviewing:

1. Armored Response (Starring Wesley Snipes)
2. Borg/McEnroe (2017)
3. What Happened to Monday (Starring Noomi Rapace, Willem Dafoe, Glenn Close)
4. The Osiris Child
5. Fun Mom Dinner
6. Dave Made A Maze
7. Godzilla (Anime, a Netflix Originial)
8. The Layover (starring Alexandra Daddario and Kate Upton)

You can check them out yourself as always, at


Ep. #51: “America! F*** YEAAAAAH!!! (Drink Away to Freedom Edition)”

We're back after our 4th of July break! This time we got ourselves some Virus Vodka to celebrate getting back to podcasting in our great Nation of Murica! Missed you guys *sniff*. We're glad to be back to doing what we're best at: being dumbasses for your entertainment! The image was brought to you by a post - and I'm not kidding you (link right here if you don't believe me) - a Petition to Donald Trump: Change the American National anthem into "America fuck yeah". Wow. Just wow. We're on board! 

This week's trailers:

1. Pitch Perfect 3
2. The Foreigner (feat. Jackie Chan)
3 To the Bone (feat. Keanu Reeves)
4. American Satan
5. Watching Oliver
6. Jumanji 2 (feat. The Rock, Jack Black, Kevin Hart)
7. Bad Moms Christmas
8. The Greatest Showman (feat. Hugh Jackman)
9. The Inhumans (TV show on ABC)

You can check them out yourself at


Ep. #50: “Our Fiftieth Podcast: The True Story of a Redundant Show Title”

In celebration of this milestone, we get warmed up with 2 rounds of cards against humanity! Kyle was so out of it, we literally had to wake his ass up to record! Miguel was trying to start shit with everybody, so we kicked him under the table until he submitted. Rick threw us some info about whos directing the Han Solo movie. He also brought some news on the upcoming Venom Movie, Saw 8's new title, and confirmation about Wonder Woman 2. Really cool stuff! Shawn brought the analytical with a side of not-enough-beer. Oh, and we got a Lootcrate!!

This Episode's Trailers:

1. Stronger
2. Marshall
3. Thank You For Your Service
4. Daddy's Home 2
5. Jungle (2017; with Daniel Radcliffe. There was no trailer on youtube anymore)
6. The Only Living Boy In the World
7. Happy Death Day
8. The Beguiled (2017)

As usual, you can check them out at Special thanks to our sponsors: Uncanny Comics, Tokyo Munchies, and Black Forest Comics and all of our partners for helping us get to where we are today and riding with us! We appreciate y'all riding with us and hope to continue our quest for world domination with your support.


Ep. #49: “E3 Trailers & Literally Short Film Festival + We Got Tokyo Munchies!”

Late evening recording! You can tell because we all sound drunk. Kyle says Tom Cruise killed The Mummy. And that's a critique, not a spoiler haha! This episode we talk mostly about gaming! Since E3 happened, we have so many games to cover.

Video Game trailers:

Assassins Creed Origins
Wolfenstein 2
Battlefield 1: in the name of the Czar
Need For Speed Payback
Starwars Battlefront 2
The Way Out
Skull and Bones

Shout Outs to Loris Simon (our wonderful hostess at the Literally Short Films Festival); she co-hosts the Literally Everything podcast. You can follow her group on twitter and instagram @LiterallyShortF, or find them here on facebook.  

Special thanks to Chris from PopFancy for the awesome interview and pop sicles! Check them out at

And of course a huge thanks to our sponsor, Kyle at Tokyo Munchies for the support an delicious goodies! Check out their website and give them a follow on twitter @tokyo_munchies and @tokyomunchies on facebook!


Ep. #48: “Wonder Woman Dominated the World, We Approved From Our La-Z-Boys”

A bizzare episode. We were all in rare form. So Miguel is very racially confused... You have to listen to understand. Trust us. Even then, you will probably never understand the full extent of it. Rick got so blitzed that he can't remember anything but the boring parts of his previous weekend. Shawn binged on Netflix until he forgot how to walk and breath. Kyle nailed his soap box to the floor and his shoes to the box; there was no removing him. We had a lot of hilariously stupid moments. 

The latest trailers we saw and made fun of:

1. American Made (starring Tom Cruise)
2. Security (starring Antonio Banderas)
3. The Lime House Golem
4. Blind (starring Alec Baldwin)
5. The Hunter's Prayer
6. Beatrice at Dinner (starring Salma Hayek)

As always, you can see them all for yourself at  

Hope you enjoy all the BS! 


Ep. #47.2, Minisode: “Games & Lootcrate! Horizon Dawn Zero + Injustice 2 Reviews”

Here's the minisode companion to Episode 47, featuring our reviews of the latest games we've played, a little gaming news, and the opening of Rick's Lootcrate for May. 


Oh. You're waiting for more cleverly written jokes and short anecdotes for this minisode's description... Well, I've got nothing. I'm gonna go eat a bag potato chips and drink a case of Rootbeer. Come back later...


*Sigh*  Alright.

Rick brought some hard ciders for everybody for the recording. Miguel said they tasted like ass. Either he was wrong, or Shawn has questionable tastes. He drank every bloody one of them. But on the other hand, it turns out Miguel is gay and stalking Shawn. Kyle's moniker has been changed to "The Little Chisel".

Kegs of wisecracks and barrels of laughs as always!


Ep. #47: Wonder Woman Reviews! Served up light on the spoilers…”

So the majority of us saw Wonder Woman! Except Shawn. Apparently he was too busy with Spanky and Alfalfa in their He-Man Woman Haters Club. Rick was so excited that he forgot everything else that transpired in his life aside from Gal Gadot's sweet...err watching Wonder Woman. Miguel's weekend was filled with turmoil that ended in being asked to leave the theater for inappropriately touching himself and moaning. Kyle ditched us to go "workout"...Pfshhh. Probably just didn't want to share his tacos with us.

This time we had a ton of exciting movie and video game news! And a Lootcrate to top it all off. We also had two suprise guests to join us for the Wonder Woman movie review, including Tiffany from Strength N Tranquility Podcast (who also happens to be Kyle's wife). So much going on this time, that we had to split this up into a regular length episode and a minisode (with the videogame reviews and Lootcrate) to go with it.

This week we checked out trailers for:

1. Ripped
2. Victoria And Abdul
3. Logan Lucky
4. The Mountain Between Us
5. Batman & Harley Quinn
6. Castlevania (The Animated Series)
7. The Son of Bigfoot
8. Murder on the Orient Express
9. Hickok

As always, you can click here to go to our website where we have the playlist of all the trailers we watched. Hope y'all enjoy it! Please let us know what you think :)


Ep. #46: “Comicpalooza Summer Shorts” (feat. Trevor from GTA and more)

So this episode is coming out a little late due to production difficulties... But here is the final round of interview that we conducted at this year's Comicpalooza! This is a bit of a short episode, yet we have a couple really awesome people on here with us including: 

Ming Chen (co-host of I Sell Comics and a star in Comic Book Men)
Christina McDaniel (gorgeous model and cosplayer)
Some Fairies
Steven Ogg (voice of Trevor From GTA 5 and plays as Simon from The Walking Dead TV series)
Chris (the passionate founder of DaVinci Maker labs) 

Good times ahead as the troublesome trio stumble around over each other and into awesome interviews like they're Mr. Magoo on steroids!


Also check out some of our awesome interviewees from their social links below:

Ming Chen : @mingchen37 (Instagram & Twitter)
Christina McDaniel : @christinamcdanialofficial (Instagram) + @CMcDOfficial (Twitter) + Patreon
Steven Ogg : @ogg_steven (Instagram) + @StevenOgg (Twitter)
Chris :


Ep. #45: “Girl Talk & Pamela Anderson Plastic Surgery!? Whaaa…”

So we got back from Comicpalooza! We had lots of fun. But now we're back at the same table to have a good time being morons for you. We feel the need to warn you: this may just be the gayest episode you've ever heard... Yes, in part this is due to the TV and movie trailers we were forced to watch so that you could be warned of them ahead of time and spared some suffering:

  1. Tour De Pharmacy
  2. Alex Inc
  3. Black Lightning
  4. Glow (Netflix)
  5. Sheldon
  6. Six Days (Netflix)
  7. Orville

But the other part was definitely Kyle and Miguel... We aren't sure what came over them. But the good new is that we think they got it out of their system and they'll both be ok! Shawn got a stalker at the comicon according to the merry douches three... But Rick hasn't been getting it lately according to Mary Kate and Ashley over there. Kyle was too good for the rest of us to be seen at the Comicon in our company (we think he may have been crossdressing in a cosplay disguise to enjoy the con without us). Miguel found out he's an evil minion and decided to give up on mowing grass to pursue this higher calling.

Hope y'all enjoy the madness!



Lootcrate section music credit: 

Artist: Typical
Song: Heroes
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