And Other Marvel News
Alfred Molina is putting the metal arms back on to reprise his fan-favorite performance in Spider-Man 2 as Otto Octavius AKA Doctor Octopus. This coupled with news that Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire will be making appearances in the newest Spider-Man movie was just some of the Marvel news we got this past week. We talk about as much as we can that will be appearing on the big screen and the small screen. We also share our thoughts on Big Mouth Season 4, The Sound of Metal, and a binge-worthy MTV classic.
At the beginning of the pandemic, American sports fans were left with no live sports to watch for nearly four months. Then suddenly in June and July, all the major sports leagues returned to play at once creating a sports fan dream. Or so we thought. In reality, people aren't watching and viewership for all the leagues is down steeply from 2019, including the NBA finals, the Stanley Cup, and even NFL games. Why is that? This week we try and figure out why that is happening. We also share our thoughts on The Trial of the Chicago 7, The Lie, and Deaf U,
Last week, the FBI intercepted six men that were trying to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. She is okay, but this week we're talking about the kidnappers' potential motivations, how the FBI stopped them, and why this could happen again. We also share our thoughts on the season 2 finale of The Boys on Amazon as well Hubie Halloween and The Haunting of Bly Manor.
An armed gunman released 13 hostages after the President of Ukraine agreed to recommend a movie starring Joaquin Phoenix. We talk about how all of this went down and what Joaquin Phoenix movie saved those people's lives. We also share this week's movie suggestions including the Elisabeth Moss movie Shirley on Hulu and the Rosamund Pike movie Radioactive on Amazon Prime.
The Trump Administration intends for schools to open for in-person classes this fall. And if schools decide not to open the President is threatening to withhold federal funding. So what is the plan to do so? We talk about how schools and colleges are planning to open up in the fall and if there is a way to do it safely. We also share our thoughts on Andy Samberg new movie Palm Springs and the Sci-fi movie Vast of Night.
The world has been a weird place without sports. But one sport has soldiered on, continuing to pour out weekly content, and that is professional wrestling. This week on the podcast we are joined by Brit Harsh to talk about how Florida made wrestling an essential service and what that could mean for sports going forward. We also share some streaming suggestions including a review of The Lighthouse which is currently streaming on Amazon Prime.
Antonio Brown seems to be crazier than we all initially thought when he was a Steeler. First, it was just frozen feet and problems with a new helmet. But it has since got pretty serious since he was accused of raping his former trainer. This week Ryan, Zach, and friend of the pod Britt Harsh talk about the latest news and how we got here. They also share their thoughts on It: Chapter 2 and The Boys
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie are getting divorced. If she were to receive half his $136 billion fortune, she'd be the fifth richest person in the world. Will she? Ryan and Zach try to guess just how many times over she'll be able to buy all the tea in China after this is settled. They also share their thoughts on the new movie The Favourite and the Netflix interactive movie Bandersnatch.
Hosts: Zach Stone and Ryan Berger
A podcast where we talk about what's going on in the news and cross that with our favorite movies