The Jerks discuss the NFL’s new rule regarding the playing of the National Anthem before games, LeBron carrying the Cavs into the Finals and ESPN buying the rights to the UFC. Plus, a review of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Damon Lindelof’s open letter about Watchmen and a lightning round of geek news. T2J: Getting fat from the fruits of the reference tree!
The Jerks discuss the Supreme Court decision on sports betting, Ric’s adventure at an Orlando City Soccer match and whether Raquel Pennington’s corner should have stopped her fight. Plus, Gotham gets one more season, Marvel says it has plans for Ms. Marvel to in the MCU and we remember Margot Kidder. Those Two Jerks — the odds-on favorite for funny!
The Jerks break down Major League Baseball’s historic games in London, Matt Harvey’s departure and where LeBron could end up next season. Plus, Avengers: Infinity War smashes box office records. What would a well-executed Justice League (with all the groundwork that entails) have done? We’re also talking about DC’s new streaming service and the innovative plans for the Choose Your Own Adventure movie and why Kentucky Derby parties piss Tom off. T2J: No stupid hats, just stupidity!
The Jerks run down the NFL Draft, the newest team added to the Alliance of American Football and the even louder calls to shorten the MLB season. Plus, Avengers: Infinity War made Ric cry, the director of the next Star Trek movie makes history and an interview with Brian Volk-Weiss, creator of the Netflix docu-series The Toys That Made Us! T2J: Toys (and video games, comic books, cartoons, movies, tv, sports and standup comedy) definitely made us!
The Jerks discuss Anthony Rizzo calling for shortening the baseball season (#JustStayOpen), the “unavoidable” 82-0 high school baseball blowout and Daniel Cormier throwing serious MMA shade. Plus, Steven Spielberg dips his toe into the DC Comics waters, Smallville star Allison Mack gets arrested and why the #PurpleWall at Disney pisses Tom off. T2J: Hoping to be desirable enough to be pirated!
The Jerks talk about the possibility of Tim Tebow returning to football to play for Orlando’s new AAF team (please, no!), whether Tebow is baseball’s most popular active player (sadly, yes) and news about why at least one team doesn’t want Colin Kaepernick. Plus, reshoots for the Aquaman movie, a Justice League “interactive” wax museum exhibit, the new (old) King of Donkey Kong and Tom reviews OOTP Baseball 19. T2J — they’ll never strip our records away, because we don’t have any!
The Jerks talk about the Head Ball Coach coming to Orlando (along with an AAF franchise) and Conor McGregor’s meltdown. Plus, does WB really have plans for Deathstroke, Y: The Last Man coming to TV, why Ric thinks comic book movies and TV will soon die out and rebooting The Last Starfighter. T2J: We’re geeks, but well-rounded ones!