NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is hinting about expansion (and shortening the season?!), and the Jerks are talking about it! Plus, the MLB Playoffs begin, a breakdown of the (lack of) buzz around Justice League, and we try and figure out when a game about fighting Nazis became offensive. T2J – Just when we thought we were done talking about current events, they pulled us back in!
The Jerks continue the discussion of #TakeAKnee and #IStand, and look at its possible expansion into the NHL, the FBI’s investigation into corruption in college basketball, and give you a #LeagueOfJerks update with a visit from an inanimate object! Plus, Warner Bros. plays it loose when it comes to DC movie continuity, a discussion of Star Trek: Discovery, and why reality itself makes Ric upset. T2J: All the news that doesn’t really matter, plus some that does!
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).
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)!
The Jerks have a nice laugh at the expense of Taylor Heinicke, Tim Tebow and Chris Sale. Plus, they break down UFC 201, recap San Diego Comic-Con, and review Batman: The Killing Joke. It’s the podcast for people who thought Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow had some redeeming qualities!
The Jerks remember Pat Summitt, break down why Andrew Luck deserves his big contract (Or does he?), and all the money thrown around in NBA free agency. Plus, why Justice League might actually be a fun movie, the online freak-out over Captain America’s big HYDRA non-turn and a lightning round of geek movie news. Those Two Jerks — worth at least the NBA league minimum!