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A new picture of Ben and Jen has the bad boys wondering why every picture of two celebrities is described as "cozy" or "steamy." Pete and DJ have begun lying to each other for fun. More chicken sandwich/BTS meal talk, plus a random Dawson's Cre
New Lorde is on the way and people are freakin'. Bo Burnham's new special looks great and is very Father John Misty. 
After a brief discussion about popular kids at soccer bars, the bad boys review the Friends reunion, Mare of Easttown and A Quiet Place Part II. Randy Havens is an impromptu guest for a heated Dog Joker review.
Dog Joker and A Quiet Place II are upon us. We review Lena Waithe's season of Master of None and discuss a cancelable classic song. All of that is done after we talk about the Saw universe for a little while. Support the podcast and get Friday
Folks, we've done it...we have FINALLY returned to the movie theater. We saw Spiral (some of us saw it twice) and ate chicken tenders. It's a great time to be alive.
As Affleck Week rages on, we visit Cambridge, Massachusetts and discuss Boston accents, Ben Affleck’s Boston films and his refusal to wear a Yankees hat.  Get every Affleck Week episode at 
Five days of Affleck Week is here. The bad boys discuss the latest Affleck headlines and focus on the early part of Ben's career with a discussion about Chasing Amy. Get access to all of Affleck Week:
Grapes, Ben Affleck updates, P!nk stonks and the NFL draft. This one is truly terrific.  Support the podcast and get us to Affleck Week: 
Bud Light sent us some stuff, but not a sponsorship. Pete has some free time and came up with an incredible word to describe it. The Bad Boys discuss the Oscars and how good they are at talkin' sports. Plus, a Lena Waithe-centered Master of Non
The Super League isn’t happening, which apparently is a good thing? We dunno; the name sounded pretty cool! The bad boys have an extremely strong conversation about baseball and hatch an idea involving Jack Black. We also have a new favorite du
Videos are the new GIFs. We're out on Dude with Sign, who is hella corporate smh. Speaking of corporate, we think we've found a good sponsor. DJ's rollerblading life is off to an interesting start. The new Mighty Ducks show is pleasant. How do
A discussion about the state of calling things underrated is interrupted. The bad boys also reminisce about custom Rob Thomas merchandise and review Godzilla vs. Kong. 
Chet Hanks’ ‘Saturdays are for the Boys’ adaptation might be over before it began. DJ and Pete pick which Pokemon the other is. A review of Sound of Metal, a hygienic ad read and a discussion off the latest Spiral trailer. 
We guess who wrote what about the Cinnamon Toast Crunch/shrimp fiasco. A Jeopardy guest host might be a snake oil salesman. Trumpet players have supreme posture.  Google thinks Pete has a high AAV. DJ recommends baths. Music is back. 
The Grammys ditched their format and threw an absolute party. Longtime music journalist John Norris joins to discuss Music’s Biggest Night, BTS and music journalism over the years. Plus, Oscar nominations are out, we have a plan for the Dog Jok
Gum stonk watch continues back with listener testimonials. A brief conversation about MTV VJs. Pete sees Hook, leading to a thorough breakdown of the Robin Williams epic. The bad boys have an ad read and it's a classic.
What happened to gum? Is gum in trouble? We discuss what our dream De Niro-style internship would be and review the new Tom & Jerry movie.
Brunch is moving to Washed Media. In addition to joining the network, we're expanding our offerings and beefing up our Patreon community. We try to make a "Brunch starter pack" for any new listeners.
Daft Punk broke up so we discuss some Daft Punk feelings, plus some bands/artists that we don't necessarily "get" to the level that's expected. We also tease some show news & review "I Care A Lot" -- a movie we enjoyed to varying degrees. 
Pete is a Marbles megastar. A discussion about roast beef sandwich culture and barbecue sauce advancements. Your Honor is over and we can’t wait for Cruella. 
Which pockets do you use? The people need to know!
We need to have a difficult discussion about Rami Malek: Is he a good actor? “The Little Things” really stinks, plus an appreciation of Stephen A. Smith, revisiting La La Land, regrading A Star is Born from memory, the gap between “graceful” an
We also watched "Young Promising Woman" and "In & Of Itself"
After Joe Biden's inauguration led to a rare performance from New Radicals, music journalist and Gregg Alexander biographer Steven Horowitz joins the bad boys to discuss the project and rank the top moments in "You Get What You Give." 
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