The Jerks discuss why HBO’s Hard Knocks can make you love and hate your team, the latest on national anthem protests in the NFL, and lighter gloves for the Mayweather-McGregor fight. Plus, Patty Jenkins’ fight to get equal pay to direct Wonder Woman 2, the Star Wars and Gremlins sequels in development, and why Ric hates sleep. T2J: As reliable as a cable TV repairman, but funnier!
The Jerks look back on Week ONE of the NFL Preseason, discuss Ric Flair’s legacy as ONE of pro wrestling’s all-time greats, and recap Ric’s adventure to ONE of the country’s big Anime conventions. Plus, a rundown of what we’re readin’ and watchin’, and we make ONE too many Star Trek references. Those Two Jerks — there may be two (sometimes three) of us, but THERE… ARE… FOUR… LIGHTS!
Our latest mini-sode covers the fun and sometimes headache-inducing world of fan and comic book conventions, and we brought in an expert on the topic: Founder and COO of Awesome Con, Ben Penrod! We’re discussing everything from the changing state of comic sales at conventions to security, crowd issues and keeping Doctor Who actors safe in the bathroom! Plus, Conor McGregor’s camp breaks an unwritten rule and costs him a sparring partner, and Tim Tebow (nearly) ended up back in the NFL. T2J: When someone says you’re “The Taco,” it’s generally not a good thing!
We’re taking a look at the start of NFL training camps, Derrick Rose setting up shop in Cleveland, and Hugh Freeze setting up shop in Sports Hell. Plus, all the news we missed from Comic-Con, a possible Oscar (!) campaign for Wonder Woman, and Batman goes hunting for “wabbits.” Be vewwy vewwy kwiet — we’re hunting for laughs!