Friday, December 19, 2014

Episode 40: 'Exodus: Gods and Kings'

Episode 40, woo! The Yuletides have arrived, the one time of the year when it's all right to have a fire hazard in your house, and the J's are here to share it with you, with fits of rage and Rumchatas. You know, the way the holidays are meant to be spent.

This week the boys watched film #49246, 'Exodus: Gods and Monsters Gods and Kings', Hollywood latest foray into the Christian Biblical narrative. Will it be as good as 'The Ten Commandments'? Will Aaron Paul sport a beard? AND WILL THAT HORSE ESCAPE THAT GIANT WAVE?! Jon and Joel tell all in this very special, divisible-by-ten episode of 'Talk and Trivia, With J&J'.

"Tonal Noah."


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Topics this week include:
- 'Exodus: Gods and Kings'.
- Ridley Scott and his troubled experiences with composers.
- 'Adventure Time', s07.
- butter coffee.
- bulbous bouffant.
- Rumchatas.
- triple-A hotel rooms.
- 'The League'.
- Jon's sad, sad R.I.P. to soylent.
- alternative uses for oat flour.
- Joel's PBotW: 'Trillium', 'Batman Vol. 1: Court of Owls'.

Essential Quotations:
- "Soft going in, hard going out."
- "Just keep adding X's, it'll get sexier."
- "IT'S MADE OF HAMSTERS!"
- "Welsh soup; it will be the end of us."
- "Get out your semi-colon, son! The war's on!"
- "Tonal Noah."

SPOILERS:
- The horse dies.
- Joel likes to be challenged.
- Joel pronounces it "valley-dictorian".
- Jon pronounces it "port-MON-teau".
- sugar-free maple syrup.
- Jon thinks five pounds of Sour Patch Kids once every couple weeks is better than fifty grams of maltodextrin across each day. Debatable.