Thursday, January 1, 2015

Episode 42: 'The Gambler'

Good Moernin' to ya, and welcome back to 'T&T, With Jon and Joel'! This week the J's discuss film #49283, 'The Gambler', the latest in a long list of films that prove how much of a bad-ass John Goodman is. What is genius? What is love? Baby don't hurt me. And guess who's birthday it is? Spoilers, you have a fifty percent chance of answering correctly if you limit your guesses to [[HostsOfCurrentPodcast]]. And Jon talks about 'Factorio' again, if only briefly. And also Donald Duckstep! All this and more await you in episode forty-three of [[CurrentPodcast]]! Happy New Year!

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Topics this week include:
- 'The Gambler'.
- 'The Interview'.
- 'Angry Birds Space'
- 'The Theory of Everything'.
- 'Into the Woods'.
- Suicide episode of Caustic Soda [Warning: pretty graphic and very serious].
- 'Factorio' again.
- super-spy tactics.
- bad-ass John Goodman.
- blackjack.
- award show disillusionment.
- Joel's PBotW: 'Suicide Squad: Kicked in the Teeth', 'Velvet: Before the Living End'.

Homework this week includes:
- Decide what 'Geniosity!', the nineties children show, would be about. Think Baby Mozart.
- EXTRA CREDIT: write a death scene that is depraved and gross.

Essential Quotations:
- "IMDb is making me feel bad about not seeing 'Birdman'. Stupid IMDb."

- When Joel says "Desplatian", this is what he means.