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!
In this episode, we’re breaking down Nick Saban’s legacy as a coach, and Alabama’s win in the Power 5 Invitational Tournament. Plus, what’s really happening with Bill Belichick and the Patriots, North Korea in the Olympics (?!) and the U.S. Army’s beef with the Vegas Golden Knights. We’re also breaking down whether anyone wanted or needed a Watchmen TV series, the poor judgment that led to a #Venom movie, and more! T2J – waiting to sell out to the Man any day now!
The Jerks discuss this week’s national anthem protests in the NFL and the controversy surrounding #TakeAKnee. Plus, the results of research into Aaron Hernandez’s brain, a fantasy football update, and our takes on the Watchmen pilot for HBO, Jesse Eisenberg being left out (or cut out?) of Justice League, and James Cameron’s return to the Terminator franchise. T2J – somewhere between kneeling during the anthem and a Barry Manilow song on the controversy scale!
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!
It’s the Jerks’ second Jerk-i-versary, which we all know is the corruption anniversary. So, in keeping with that tradition, the Jerks talk about the NFL charging for paying tribute to the troops and the NCAA’s hypocrisy in the Larry Brown suspension. Plus, a preview of the MLB playoffs, and the latest on Suicide Squad (yay, Jared Leto!), Ghostbusters (boo, Sony!), and Star Wars “news” that isn’t really news! Those Two Jerks: It’s the Jerkiest!