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!
MLB’s quest to “Just Stay Open” continues as Spring Training begins and the league brings in more rule changes. Plus, WWE reduces its number of Pay-Per-View events and Tom experiences indie wrestling for the first time. The Jerks also talk about Black Panther, its record-breaking weekend and the trolls faking racially-motivated attacks at screenings of the movie. We also take a peek at the teaser for Cobra Kai, the new TV series that continues the story of The Karate Kid! T2J: So played out, it’s like we’re our own reboot/sequel series!
The Jerks give their takes on this year’s Baseball Hall of Fame class (and Ric’s personal connection to one of the inductees) and the return of the XFL. Plus, with all the reboots coming to TV, the Jerks discuss which series they want rebooted, and a look at the great new Netflix series The Toys That Made Us, and a look at which toys made the Jerks! T2J – Made by toys and comics, fueled by nerd rage!
The Jerks break down a lot of big news, from the Yankees trading for baseball’s top home run hitter, to the vicious hit on Texans quarterback Tom Savage (and what happened later), and Ronda Rousey likely joining the WWE. Plus, we discuss Disney buying 21st Century Fox, a big shakeup at DC Films and Quentin Tarantino possibly directing a Star Trek movie! T2J: A major acquisition for any mobile device!
The Jerks are chapped about a whole lot of things in college football, including the College Football Playoff rankings and Scott Frost leaving UCF! Plus, a return visit from The Coin, a look at DC’s new Titans TV series (and the streaming service it will launch), a discussion of the Avengers: Infinity War trailer and why birthday month people piss Tom off! A supersized T2J — it’s like a tin of Danish butter cookies that’s nothing but the pretzel shaped ones with those little sugar crystals!
The Jerks take a look at the ongoing collusion case Colin Kaepernick is pursuing against the NFL owners, plus the Cleveland Browns being the Browns and botching a trade because of paperwork, and why Justin Verlander is having the best quarter ever. Plus, the Black Adam movie gets a writer, Star Wars continues to push the “Dark Side Luke” concept for The Last Jedi, and why littering really pisses Tom off. T2J – It’s like Charlie Rose, with swearing!
The Jerks discuss a busy week in both the worlds of sports and pop culture, from the Houston Texans players squaring off with their team’s owner, to Yuli Gurriel’s racial slur at the World Series and the 49ers asking fans if they care whether the team wins. Plus, why Tom thinks Zachary Levi will be great as DC’s Shazam!, whether the Deathstroke movie will actually get made and our thoughts on a TON of proposed Hollywood franchises and reboots, from Contra to Ace Ventura and Major League. T2J — it’s so full of comedy, you’ll get indigestion!