There's been speculation for weeks about Kim Jong-un. Last month, a report said he was in "grave danger" after undergoing a heart procedure. The rumors went as far as saying he died. But then news and pictures from the North Korean government were released showing the supreme leader alive and well. This week Ryan and Zach are joined by Dave Braatz to discuss why the world could not agree on whether this man was alive or dead, why it was so important to know, and what would happen if he had been dead. They also share their thoughts on the new HBO movie Bad Education along with several other streaming suggestions.
For three glorious days, it felt like we were back to normal. Sports were back. Sort of. And just like sports is want to do, it left some fans bitterly disappointed. This week Ryan and Zach talk about Rob Gronkowski coming out of retirement to play with Tom Brady, where the biggest names in college are playing in the NFL, and how Eagles fans feel betrayed and bewildered by their draft picks. They also share their thoughts on the Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista comedy, Stuber, along with some other streaming suggestions.
Game of Thrones has ended and we've had a week to cool down. Has the time helped or will Ryan still be as angry about the creative decisions made? This week we talk about the Game of Thrones ending that has enraged the series fans. They also share their thoughts on John Wick: Chapter 3 and The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience.
We are one week away from the 8th and final season of Game of Thrones. This week Ryan and Zach talk about the up and down 7th season and give their predictions on how the show will end. From with who will live, who will die, and who will wind up on the Iron Throne.
Busy week. We're joined by Brit Harsh to share our thoughts about Captain Marvel. We also want to talk about the new Michael Jackson documentary (that some of us watched) - and what that means for the King of Pop's legacy. After that we talked about the flat earth theory and the new documentary Behind the Curve. Finally, we wrapped up the week talking about how Taco Bell saves lives.
Potato, Potahto, Would, Wouldn't
President Trump sided with Vladimir Putin over U.S. Intelligence Agencies on issues involving the 2016 election and then tried walking those comments back once the backlash began. This week we talk about the fallout and if there will be any repercussions from those comments. We also discuss the new Robin Williams documentary on HBO and Equalizer 2.
Sports Betting Is Now Legalized
Good news for all of our degenerate listeners out there. Your state now has the power to legalize sports gambling. So how soon can you put some money on the Cubbies? This week Ryan and Zach talk all about that PLUS we review Deadpool 2 and in honor of Mother's Day we watched the documentary Mommy Dead and Dearest.
STARBUCKS IN HOT WATER
Two black men in Philadelphia were arrested at a Starbucks for being two black men in a Starbucks. This week Ryan and Zach talk about the incident and the company's response along with the new movie A Quiet Place and the documentary Tickled.
The Simpsons' Problem With Apu
Last year comedian Hari Kondabolu made a documentary called The Problem With Apu which addresses the racist nature of the character. Last week The Simpsons finally addressed the documentary's issues and people were not happy. This week Ryan and Zach talk about those issues and share their thoughts on the new movie Rampage and the HBO documentary Andre the Giant.
Hosts: Zach Stone and Ryan Berger
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