The boys review the week in entertainment including a recap of an “educational” week of stand-up comedy, missed Springsteen, Record Store Day, and a little Star Wars (naturally). They FLASH! back to 1980 for a classic sci-fi Throwback Thing and Ding! Ding! They climb into the ring to discuss the excellent and inspirational addition to the Rocky franchise, CREED…”it’s already in the cloud”…..”What cloud?”
This episode is once again sponsored by the motorcycle rental outfitter Wandering Soul Touring Co., who remind you to “Choose Adventure”.
Eric and Matt recap a wild, whirlwind week of Comedy, get wound up about the new Star Wars Rogue One trailer (spoiler alert…they’re freaking out), give props to a classic film from the ’70’s in this week’s Throwback Thing, and discuss the modern cultural experience that is House of Cards. Grab some Freddy’s BBQ & join us!
This week’s episode is brought to you by the fine folks at Wandering Soul Touring Co. who remind you to “Choose Adventure”!
The Thing returns this week with our first ever music episode! Join Matt and Eric as they count down their top 5 current acts and delve into what makes music the perfect vehicle for finding The Thing. They also revisit Will Arnett’s groundbreaking Netflix series Flaked and spend some moments remembering a few greats who recently left us: Garry Shandling and Jim Harrison. This week’s episode is brought to you by our friends at Wandering Soul Touring company, check out their website at www.wanderdingsoultc.com!
Eric and Matt talk about the continued Judd Apatow comedy onslaught, get “Throwback Thingy” with the late and legendary Elliott Smith, and debut the new “Thing Just In” segment. The main topic this week is Podcasts… Thats right folks, a podcast about podcasts (cue Inception “BRRRRRRAAAAAAAAAHHHHMMMMMM!!”). This weeks episode is brought you by the new pulpy crime novel “Coyote” by Bran Gustafson available now at brangustafson.com.
First comedy episode! We talk good/bad movies and Matt recommends a great/horrible “Throwback Thing” of the week, recap Louis C.K.’S surprise Horace and Pete premiere episode, and go on our first weekly wade through the comedy universe. This week’s episode is brought to you by a surprise spring break sponsor that you just may remember for the rest of your life!