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!
Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan can’t seem to make up his mind about President Trump, and the Jerks are talking about it. Plus, some major upsets in college football, and some smack talk from the #LeagueOfJerks. We’re also taking a close look at all the big movie and TV trailers from the past week, including Justice League, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, The New Mutants, and the new season of Stranger Things. Those Two Jerks: We’re only doing this to try and get McDonald’s to bring back the Arch Deluxe!
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 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 a full-sized-candy-bar-while-trick-or-treating edition of T2J! The Jerks break down the World Series, what happened to the Minnesota Vikings’ undefeated streak and the New York Knicks’ “superteam,” and why made-up traditions suck, especially in college football. Plus, a discussion of the 2016 presidential election, the view from inside the “screen-accurate” Halloween rabbit hole, and the Jerks’ opinions on The Walking Dead premiere, the Knight Rider reboot, and Donald Glover as Han Solo. Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me Those Two Jerks!
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 remember The Greatest, break down the next phase of MLB’s “Just Stay Open” plan (rule changes!), and Dana White’s strong-arm tactics with the media. Plus, new footage for the Batman v. Superman Blu-ray, a new director for The Flash movie, and a new wave of fanboy vitriol over Ghostbusters, Captain America and DC: Rebirth! It would take 700 episodes of the leading podcast to equal the funny in one episode of Total-er, T2J!