Episode 143: LeBron, Politics Intersecting with Sports and Racism In Star Wars Fandom

The Jerks discuss all the champions crowned this week, from the Warriors to the Caps to Justify, plus we break down where LeBron James could play next season, CM Punk getting “Shreked” in his latest UFC fight and President Donald Trump’s compulsion to involve himself in sports and sports issues. Plus, Jared Leto is getting his own Joker movie, a Game of Thrones prequel is on the way and a deep dive into the ugly (racist, misogynist) side of fandom, especially Star Wars fandom. T2J — high-brow subjects, low-brow humor!

Those Two Jerks: Episode 143

Advertisements

Episode 142: The Eagles, J.R. Smith, Spawn and The Walking Dead

The Jerks discuss President Trump disinviting the Philadelphia Eagles from the White House, J.R. Smith’s NBA Finals blunder and Russia’s extreme soccer hooligans. Plus, more disappointment for Solo: A Star Wars Story, major changes for The Walking Dead and Jamie Foxx as Spawn. T2J — approaching 150, but we don’t act a day over 12!

Those Two Jerks: Episode 142

Episode 141: The NFL’s Anthem Rule, LeBron, Solo and Watchmen

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!

Those Two Jerks: Episode 141

Episode 140: Sports Betting, Throwing In the Towel and Margot Kidder

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!

Those Two Jerks: Episode 140

Episode 139: London Baseball, LeBron’s Future, Infinity War and DC Universe

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!

Those Two Jerks: Episode 139

Episode 138: NFL Draft, Infinity War and Brian Volk-Weiss of The Toys That Made Us

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!

Those Two Jerks: Episode 138

Episode 137: Baseball’s Future, Spielberg’s DC Movie and Allison Mack

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!

Those Two Jerks: Episode 137