Another wild episode with the gang talking about the latest season premieres from Gotham to Scream Queens to Doctor Who! Jake gives his thoughts on the film Pawn Sacrifice leading to a wider discussion about chess and the films of director Ed Zwick! All this and the Mega Man 2 theme for no reason at all!

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If the episode's title and opening wasn't a dead giveaway, Jake and Sam finally watched the NWA biopic and really liked it! They also watched Black Mass and really didn't! Find out why along with some of the gang's favorite rap artists and musical influences this week! Hear which late night show's band skipped school to get Straight Outta Compton when it first hit the shelves! Hear which unrecognizable performances the gang doesn't think are all that great! Listen till the end for Josh's final grade on his counterparts' lyrical proceedings!

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It's the 30th anniversary of Nintendo's flagship character, Mario, this week and the boys reminisce about the heroic Italian plumber and about Nintendo in general! Jake and Josh provide their latest recommendations from the current slate of Netflix exclusive shows! Chris shares his thoughts on The Man from UNCLE! And one last discussion about Jason Momoa's physique...for now...

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Chris tells tale of his Labor Day weekend adventures in Alabama which leads to a wider discussion about the gang's motorcycle fantasties. Sam and Jake discuss their Force Friday woes (Though Sam scores some amiibo) which, surprise, surprise, leads to Josh trash talking Star Wars: The Force Awakens. But after Jake discusses the 2011 Conan the Barbarian and Jason Momoa's physique, things REALLY go off the rails with a celebrity impression outro for the ages. The Dark Ages, to be sure, but ages nonetheless.

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What starts out as a relatively low-key episode takes an unexpected turn. Sam and Jake discuss their renewed interest in The Rolling Stones and Jake talks about the Fear the Walking Dead premiere. Chris finally watches Jackie Brown and he and Josh debate its merits. This leads to a wider discussion of the works of Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez for the gang but, out of nowhere, Jake discovers on-air that iconic horror director, Wes Craven had passed. A tremendous loss leads the boys to deliver their own tributes to man that created A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream.

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The gang is back and Chris and Josh have an encounter involving Patton Oswalt. The gang discusses American Ultra and the red hot year that screenwriter Max Landis is having. Chris reveals exactly how many episodes of Justified he's watched and his relationship with Walton Goggins. Josh reveals what his favorite musical artist is and Sam talks about that one time Charlie Watts punched Mick Jagger. This episode is justifiably a good time! 

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Jake and Sam ring in another birthday and share the details of the weekend long celebration here! Was it as wild and debauched as last year or the year before's? Jake and Sam also discuss The Man from UNCLE and Jake shares how he stacks it against other espionage films that have come out this year. The gang briefly touches on news out of the D23 Expo and Chris makes a tribute to an uncle. From hilarity to heartbreak this week, folks.

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Fox's Fantastic Four reboot has been hit with some of the worst reviews in recent memory and may go down as the biggest cinematic bomb of 2015! But is it really all that bad? Jake leads a spirited discussion of the film and why he cares about the Fantastic Four as a franchise. Also, Jake talks about the latest Vacation film, Chris finally watches Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, and Sam looks back on Jon Stewart's tenure as the host of The Daily Show!

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After doing a commentary series in preparation (Available now!), Sam, Jake, and Josh finally watch Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation and share their thoughts on it and how it compares to the rest of the nearly 20 year-old franchise. Jake also talks about the movie Southpaw and his experiences in cinematic flatuence. Chris talks about the latest adaptation of literature's greatest detective with Mr. Holmes leading to a discussion of Doyle's super sleuth in recent pop culture as a whole. Finally, the gang looks back on the life and times of Roddy Piper, one of the wildest wrestlers of all time. 

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A scattershot episode with the gang hitting those tangents harder than usual. The boys discuss the latest trailers for Spectre and The Man from UNCLE along with sharing their interest levels in seeing Adam Sandler's Pixels. Chris briefly touches on being part of a video shoot in DC with Google. Sam and Josh finally talk about seeing Trainwreck and Sam talks his latest video game toy craze. And Jake reveals what his favorite disco-era Kiss song is and how he thinks Paul Stanley looks back on that period. A real grab-bag week this time, folks!

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