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!
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!
It’s our annual Comic-Con Special! We’re breaking down some of the biggest stories of this year’s Comic-Con International: San Diego, from the first footage of Spielberg’s Ready Player One to the new Spawn movie (for real, they swear), plus all the big announcements from Marvel and DC about their upcoming films. As a bonus, find out which of the Jerks doesn’t know much about microphones! T2J and SDCC: they go together like PB and J!
The Jerks recap the NBA Finals, analyze the upcoming Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight and discuss UCF’s kicker’s NCAA woes because of his YouTube success. Plus, DC’s reaction to Wonder Woman’s box office numbers, Chris Evans signing up for more Captain America adventures, and what the guys are reading this week. Bonus: Find out how Nightwing’s circus background comes into play, and try to decipher why (We couldn’t).
It’s the last episode before our long winter’s nap! *sniff* The Jerks break down the end of the Curse of the Billy Goat, Bartolo Colon as an in-demand free agent, the Tony Romo dilemma, and Conor McGregor’s big championship win. Plus, Justice League has its Steppenwolf, more problems for The Flash movie, and has The Walking Dead jumped the shark? T2J: It’s the gift that keeps on giving for several months (because it has to)!
The Jerks reflect on the passing of Jose Fernandez and Arnold Palmer, the stupidity of Steve Clevenger, Vin Scully’s career, and Adrian Peterson’s latest injury. Plus, how one Star Wars fan is helping the LGBTQ community in a uniquely geeky way, why Rogue One might not make Force Awakens-type money, and how the next Transformers movie could be the craziest yet! Those Two Jerks: Where #beepboopislove, and #wahwahisourbattlecry!
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Football’s back, and the Jerks are not at a loss for words (Are they ever?)! We’re breaking down Week 1 of the NFL, why college football rankings are a sham this early in the season, the beginning of Tim Tebow’s time as a Met, and the Chris Benoit movie. Plus, a look at the “lightening up” of the DC Comics movies, Tom has a crackpot theory involving the Flash movie, and the Jerks talk Star Trek’s 50th Anniversary. T2J: Going strong in our second century (of episodes)!