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What happens when one of your favorite shows starts to wane? Does life lose all meaning and you end up a directionless, joyless husk? Undoubtedly yes. But when it comes to Rick and Morty, do we ask for too much as fans? Can Rick and Morty always deliver the goods? What is series entropy? Tune in to find out what Series Entropy means for Rick and Morty. Check us out at

Oct 4

1 hr 8 min

In the culmination of Season 5 of Rick and Morty, we finally get some closure on back story and cannon. Oh yeah, and they also had a crow episode for some reason. Join us as we break down episode 9 and 10 of Rick and Morty Season 5. What will the future of Rick and Morty look like going forward? Listen in for our prediction, enjoy! Check us out at

Sep 13

1 hr 20 min

There's no denying that season 5 of Rick and Morty has been a bit of a let down so far. But the writers felt like they finally owed us one and we get what could be the best episode of the season yet. Will Bird Person let Rick be the wind beneath his wings? Did Rick and Morty writers miss a golden opportunity to cash in a Willy Wonka? Join us as we break down S5E8 of Rick and Morty, enjoy! Shoutouts to the Kwyat Man and Iain Adams on Youtube for the hip-hop remixes of "Pure Imagination" we used in the intro! Check us out at

Aug 30

51 min 18 sec

Rickmorty Evangello-ion Vower Rangtrons is the working title for our 7th episode of our season 5 Rick and Morty companion. Did Rick and Morty finally have a classic adventure? Did this episode do enough to restore our faith that Harmon hasn't lost interest? Hey, if you don't know, then what do we know, am I right? Tune in to see if this weeks Rick and Morty episode is Go-Go-Going to amaze, enjoy! Jump to 36:00 if you want to skip the extensive Voltron/Power Rangers deep dive. And the word Kev was looking for is "adverb"... turns out adverbs can modify not only verbs, but other adjectives... huh, very educational...  Check us out at

Aug 23

1 hr 8 min

Gobble Gobble, Mr. President. It translates to "Lock & Load, Mr. President"... Yeah, turkey humor is probably always doomed to fail. Did Rick and Morty do the best they could with this ill-fated premise? Did some of the Easter Eggs they snuck in pick-up the slack? Are Rick and the President homies again? The only way to answer all the questions the 6th episode of season 5 of Rick and Morty left you with is... to listen Friv Fam! Enjoy. Check us out at! 

Aug 9

54 min 10 sec

In Rick and Morty S5E5, we get introduced to Bruce Chutback. Aaaaaaaannnnnndddd he's gone... Jerry gets some much needed screen time and shine while Rick and Beth appear to be along for the ride. We revisit the most powerful being in the universe, Rick's car apparently, and still miss out on a Rick and Morty adventure. Check out this weeks companion to Rick and Morty S5E5, enjoy! Jump to 17:40 to skip all the Phoenix Suns talk! Check us out at

Jul 26

1 hr 13 min

Rick and Morty episode 4 is a crossover between previous episodes, but seemingly unwittingly borrowing from past tropes. We're not sure if this is the new normal and the timeless pattern of decay, or if they thought this was actually a good episode. Is Rick and Morty falling into the same traps as previous Harmon shows? Join us as we discuss Rick and Morty Season 5 Episode 4. Check us out at

Jul 19

48 min 8 sec

Season 5 Episode 3 of Rick and Morty is many things, but glaringly missing that special something. While breaking down this episode of Rick and Morty, we come to the realization that it's perhaps becoming a victim of it's own success. What nougat is to candy bars (cheap filler crap), this episode is to Rick and Morty. Join us as we break down this cubit zirconia of an episode, enjoy! Check us out at for a hundred years!!

Jul 12

1 hr 7 min

This week we're covering the second episode of season 5 of Rick and Morty. It's a regular "who done it", and what exactly is an Asimov Cascade? Are we even watching C137 Rick & Morty at this point? Or is Curtis's prognostication true, that all Rick & Morty theories are cannon because of the multi-verse? Only one way to find out... Check us out at

Jul 5

1 hr 4 min

We aren't beavers but parts of this episode reminded us of Narnia.  We've also cracked the code on what exactly is cannon and what isn't in Rick and Morty. Join us as we break down the first episode of season 5 of Rick and Morty. Where does this episode rank so far this season...pretty close to the top! We also uncover some Easter Eggs that youtube channels missed. If you love Rick and Morty, there's a chance you'll find this episode tolerable! Check us out at

Jun 28

1 hr 6 min

Thanks to a global crisis, nobody saw Nobody except us. It doesn't reinvent the wheel, but Bob Odenkirk starring in Nobody is the answer to the question, "What would happen if John Wick had a baby with Home alone?" Did anyone ask for this movie? No, Nobody did. But did it deliver? Tune in to find out! Check us out at

Jun 21

53 min 43 sec

The Bad Batch is Disney's latest foray into the Star Wars universe. In this episode we discuss Star Wars: The Bad Batch as a series so far, and dive into the effectiveness of Squad tropes. Did Dave Filoni hit a home run or produce a stinker worse than a Bad Batch of ball park nachos? Tune into this weeks breakdown of Star Wars: The Bad Batch on a podcast created in a galaxy close enough to call home! Check us out at Frivolous

Jun 14

1 hr 19 min

Sudden Death starring Jean Claude Van Damme may be one of the best hockey movies of all time. What happens when you piss off a Jean Claude Van Damme? You suddenly die of Sudden Death. Join us as we discuss our favorite sports movie that's ever had an epic kitchen mascot fight starring Jean Claude Van Damme...Sudden Death Warrant! Enjoy! Check us out at

Apr 20

1 hr 51 min

Join us as we discuss the best movie ever to be made in Tombstone Arizona. Was Doc Holiday a real doctor? Was Tombstone the inspiration for the pizza brand? Was Kurt Russell's Mustache better than everyone else's? There's only one way to find out on this episode of Tombstone, and we're ready. Check us out at

Apr 14

59 min 26 sec

Do you think Christopher Nolan knew how Batman Began before he'd begun it? It seems like he only had a vague notion. And perhaps you'd only had a vague understanding of the history behind Batman Begins yourself... until now! We're breaking down the comics that inspired Christopher Nolan/co-writer David S. Goyer, and the unlikely creative process that brought the director to creating the definitive origin story of Bruce Wayne/Batman. All the Batman Begins knowledge 15 minutes of research can bring you presented within 15 minutes... Enjoy! Check us out at!

Apr 12

19 min 3 sec

In this Character Analysis, we discuss Christopher Nolan's Batman Begins. Some would argue this is the only Batman movie to ever go over his actual origin story. We also address whether or not we think Nolan is able to develop good character depth. If you like Christopher Nolan, Batman Begins, or us, you're gonna wanna check this one out! You can also check us out at: Christopher Nolan Batman Begins

Apr 6

1 hr 28 min

Well we said we'd do it... and now we've done it! When we recorded our episode on Attack on Titan's Trojan Horse, we still had about half the season's episodes unreleased. Now, with Attack on Titan's 4th and Final (NOT) season coming to an end, we take the opportunity to recap all the brutal revelations, character betrayals, and end game theories. Is Eren the bad guy now? Is he secretly playing the bad guys to be the secret good guy that has to look bad so the bad guys trust him? Who's plan to murder people murders the right people!? We have until Attack on Titan's true final season coming Winter 2022 to find out for sure, but we started the discussion now. Enjoy! Check us out at!

Apr 2

46 min 17 sec

THIS IS THE MOMENT... The moment we reveal the true origins of "Rage in the Cage". In 1996's Michal Bay action epic, "The Rock", We find Nicolas Cage... in a literal cage, literally raging in a way that only Nicolas Cage can rage. Oh yeah, Sean Connery was also in "The Rock" giving his farewell performance to the character of James Bond. Oh yeah, Ed Harris was also in "The Rock" playing the director from "The Truman Show"... turns out it's just captivating to watch him talk into cameras in any movie... Oh yeah, did we mention Nic Cage!?... Anyways, enjoy! Check us out at!

Apr 2

1 hr 29 min

We must be warming up to these Breaking Bad cold opens... because we're back for Season 4! With the bar already so high, did Season 4 live up to Breaking Bad's reputation for inventive show don't tell cold opens? Was Season 4 the moment Walt finally went full Heisenberg!? Will Walter Jr. ever get to actually keep a sports car!?!? Strap in, break bad with us, and find out. Enjoy! Check us out at!

Mar 25

1 hr 30 min

Seems like everyone's been askin' lately... "Hey, WHEN'S WandaVision!?" Not enough people have been asking, 'Hey HOW'D WandaVision?', or 'WHY Wandavision"!? So Kev dives deep, almost too deep, into 15 minutes worth of internet research to give you the true true on how Marvel cooked up such an amazing premise for the show. Giving credit to not only the team at Marvel Studios, but the years of amazing writers and artists at Marvel Comics that brought these characters and their romance to life. Enjoy! Check us out at!

Mar 19

27 min 23 sec

WandaVision has now wrapped up on Disney Plus and we break down our thoughts on the mini-series and what it ultimately could mean for future Disney Plus content. The best part about WandaVision you ask? No Jeremy Renner. Thank. God. But did WandaVision live up to the hype and usher in a new distribution model? Tune in to find out! Check us out at

Mar 15

1 hr 5 min

Frivolous Fandom becomes a man now that we've reached 40 episodes. You don't get to this point without doing everything right, we're 40 and we're a man! This Top Ten focuses on the most embarrassing Yahoo answers. Enjoy! Check us out at Top Ten, Top Ten, Top Ten!

Mar 8

54 min 42 sec

In this bonus, we give a live reaction to a talk discussing Revenge of the Sith as the greatest piece of art in 30 years. Let us know if you agree or disagree with the presenter or our take on it. And let us know if you'd like to hear more! Check us out at

Mar 5

30 min 18 sec

Jean Claude Van Damme goes to prison. Does he meet Ernest there? Does he sign his own Death Warrant? Does he learn vital skills and then take what he knows and start a prune orchard to make Pruno? What exactly happens in Death Warrant that warrants us talking about it to death? Tune in to find out the answers to these questions and more as Curtis and Kevin take on Death Warrant! Check us out at

Mar 1

1 hr 15 min

Attack on Titan is known for some of the most iconic intro/outro credit sequences in the business. From rock infused bombastic action montages, to ballad laden character portraits, Attack on Titan really has something for every one. But of course you need to know... Which Attack on Titan credit sequence is the absolute best?? Don't worry Kev covers all 12 in detail, and gives you a ranked list you can respect even if you don't fully agree. Enjoy! Check us out on! 

Feb 25

42 min 40 sec

Attack on Titan is back for its 4th and final season. How many episodes will season 4 of Attack on Titan have? How will Attack on Titan end? Lastly, how is it a Trojan Horse that took it's story in the best possible direction? Join us as we break down what makes this anime great, and what we hope for the end. Enjoy! Check us out at

Feb 22

1 hr 17 min

Gimme a verb: how's about hilarious? Gimme an adjective: how's about instant classic? Gimme the correct person place or thing I asked for? Yeah right! Join Curtis and Kevin as we have a few hyuks and chortles on this stupid episode of mad libs to hopefully brighten your Thursday. We promise we tried our best to use actual verbs, nouns and adjectives when asked! Enjoy! Check us out at

Feb 18

14 min 26 sec

In sad solo space, not even being Brad Pitt can save you. In sad solo space, it's a bummer to be married to Liv Tyler. In sad solo space, you're forced to watch Ad Astra 45 times a day on repeat... Just kidding! Seriously though, we are breaking down Ad Astra on this cast, and why Brad Pitt is so sad. Furthermore, why does everyone in space movies seem to be sad these days? Maybe Tommy Lee Jones has the answers. Strap yourself in and let's find out! Check us out at!

Feb 15

1 hr 12 min

In this weeks bonus, we take a look at the history of bullet time. Where did this come from and how did it get here you ask? Why is bullet time even called bullet time? Who is the Papa Flash you've never heard of until now but could be the coolest electrical engineer ever? Tune in the find out, enjoy! Check us out at

Feb 11

14 min 41 sec

When Moderate Payne failed in the board room, the solution became obvious...increase the amount of Payne. Max Payne was a revolutionary game for the time, and many people now consider Max Payne to be a classic. Did Max Payne inspire John Wick? We're not saying yes or no, but we're saying definitely maybe. Join us as we break down Max Payne and what makes it such an icon, enjoy! Check us out at

Feb 8

1 hr 11 min

Will Smith gets what Will Smith wants. When he wants Karate Kid... he gets Karate Kid! When he wants Cobra Kai... he gets Cobra Kai!!... What's that? Oh you had no idea Will Smith had anything to do with the Karate Kid or Cobra Kai? Well it's true, and we'll let you know exactly how to came to be so. Check us out at!

Feb 4

10 min 57 sec

Fear does not exist in this podcast, does it? No Friv Fam! Pain does not exist in this podcast, does it? No Friv Fam! How does Cobra Kai stack up now that we're done with season 3 and a shift to a new streaming service? Who does Cobra Kai appeal to more, the young new viewer or the older fan people? Does Cobra Kai suffer from series entropy? Join Curtis and Kevin as we aim to find out, enjoy! Check us out at

Feb 1

1 hr 21 min

"You've actually been trained for this Mr. Fischer. Pay attention to the strangeness of the weather, the shift in gravity... none of this is real... you're in a dream." Inspired by the Mr. Charles gambit from Inception, Kevin tries to incept the idea into your brain, that the John Wick series too should have pulled the Mr. Charles. Can any long running series keep churning out sequels without attempting the Mr. Charles? Inception would seem to imply they cannot. So you're on notice John Wick! Unless you want John Wick 4 to be the last John Wick! Check us out at!

Jan 28

39 min 18 sec

It's whispered that if you say his name 3 times, he unleashes the fury... john wick... John Wick... JOHN WICK!!! I'm getting hungry for BK chicken fries just thinking about it! Join Curtis and Kevin as we break down John Wick's greatest hits as the Baba Yaga goes from unstoppable killing machine, to unkillable legend! Check us out at

Jan 25

1 hr 23 min

In what was the lowest rated College Football championship game ever, we saw two of the biggest brands duke it out for what felt like another meaningless title. As fans of College Football, Curtis and Kevin discuss what's currently wrong with the game at a macro level, and discuss way's to improve it across the board. What will make the game of College Football better? Likely something controversial, but ultimately a win for nearly everyone. Join us as we discuss much needed updates to the current model, and a couple big ideas that would revolutionize the game. Enjoy! Check us out at

Jan 18

1 hr 20 min

We check in to discuss the state of the podcast and give a behind the scenes look at our process. We talk about what's gone well and what you can expect next. Thanks for all you do... like that 5 star on Apple Podcasts you gave us and the 45k replays you give us each day. Stay up! Check us out at

Jan 14

24 min 49 sec

Curtis and Kevin are going to 'kick' off 2021 with a banger of an episode. In the year of our lord, 1960, born unto the world was the greatest karate master of them all....Jean-Claude Van Damme. We explore his immediate mastery of Muay Thai through the montage, an ancient technique, but one rarely seen until the 1980's. Jean-Claude Van Damme kicks his way into our hearts and earns the coveted Muay Thai title of Kickboxer. Will Jean-Claude Van Damme kick his way into yours? Undoubtedly yes, enjoy! Check us out at Jean-Claude Van Damme is his name, Muay Thai Kickboxer is his game.

Jan 11

1 hr 16 min

Join us as we take a look back on season 2 of Star Wars: Mandalorian. We check our receipts to figure out how many of our predictions were right, and how many Kev missed. We also take a look at what we think might be in store for Star Wars: Mandalorian season 3. Enjoy! Check us out: More Mandalorian and Star Wars companions to come!

Dec 2020

1 hr 15 min

We continue our Star Wars Mandalorian companion journey with episode 8 of season 2. Is Luke Skywalkers CGI deep fake your spirit animal too? Does Bo Katan have to kill, marry or F Din now? Answers to this and more on this weeks companion to Star Wars Mandalorian.  Check us out at: Check back each week during Star Wars Mandalorian season 2 release for more companions.

Dec 2020

1 hr 11 min

Side splitting? Check... Catchy? Double Check... How do we come up with this stuff? We try hard and believe in ourselves! Join Curtis and Kevin as we explore what may be the greatest list of pitched down songs ever compiled. Enjoy! Check us out at:

Dec 2020

50 min 28 sec

We continue our Star Wars Mandalorian companion journey with episode 7 of season 2. Is Bill Burr your spirit animal too? Does Boba Fett add racing stripes to his armor? Answers to this and more on this weeks companion to Star Wars Mandalorian.  Check us out at: Check back each week during Mandalorian season 2 release for more companions.

Dec 2020

50 min 18 sec

Cyberpunk 2077 took the gaming world by storm this week... is a storm always a good thing though? Curt picked it up day 1 and gives Kev (and the world) his first impressions on Cyberpunk 2077. Does it live up to the hype so far? Is there too much Keanu Reeves? Or is there not enough Keanu Reeves? Wait... is there ever enough Keanu Reeves?... anyways we examine how Cyberpunk 2077 is as a gaming experience, and what impact if any it will have on the gaming landscape moving forward... Oh, and we talk about the peepees and the weewees... it was impossible not to. Enjoy! Check us out:

Dec 2020

51 min 23 sec

We continue our Star Wars Mandalorian companion journey with episode 6 of season 2. Is Grogu Aang's spirit animal? Does Boba Fett still fit into his armor? Answers to this and more on this weeks companion to Star Wars Mandalorian.  Check us out at: And check back for more Star Wars Mandalorian companions! Ending song credit: Samuel Kim Music 

Dec 2020

1 hr 19 min

Fool me once Metal Gear Solid, shame on you. Fool me twice Metal Gear Solid, shame on you again and seriously wtf!?!? Fool me three times Metal Gear Solid and I'm starting to think it's personal! Join Curtis and Kevin as they discuss the Trojan Horse trope yet again for another Kojima classic, Metal Gear Solid 3. Enjoy! Check us out:

Dec 2020

1 hr 28 min

This week we take a deep dive on Chapter 13 of Mandalorian season 2. The baby Yoda finally gets a proper name, and as the title suggests we see an actual jedi!?!? What does this mean for the future of Mandalorian? Join Curtis and Kevin as they discuss this jam packed episode, and join us every week for new Mandalorian companions. Enjoy! Ending song credit: Samuel Kim Music  Check us out at:

Dec 2020

1 hr 22 min

You thought he retired!?!? Well.... he did but then he didn't. He unretired so hard they had to make a second one. Join Curtis and Kevin as they relive the country music embodiment without the actual music on the second track of John Wick's greatest hits. Enjoy! Peep us at: Do you love the John Wick movies? Then you probably love the John Wick movies as much as people that love Keanu Reeves, which makes Keanu Reeves as happy as a Keanu Reeves IRL.

Nov 2020

1 hr 33 min

We're a little surprised Carl Weathers didn't call his own number in this episode of Mandalorian. He finally had a chance to give us all the on screen death we've been waiting for, but he lives to fight another day. Join Curtis and Kevin as they break down and discuss the latest Mandalorian episode that brings us to the half way point of the season. Enjoy! Ending song credit: Samuel Kim Music  Check us out at:

Nov 2020

58 min 51 sec

In this criminally underrated episode, we discuss the hidden gem that is Death to Smoochy. The cast is amazing, the comedy is dark and this is one of Robin Williams best characters ever. Join us as we discuss this criminally underrated movie and what made it so great. Enjoy! Check us out at: Do you love the Death to Smoochy movie as much as other people that love the movie Death to Smoochy? Then you must also love Robin Williams as much as other that also love Robin Williams!

Nov 2020

1 hr 19 min

Join us for this pivotal episode as we break down what we saw from Chapter 11 (episode 3) of the new Mandalorian season! And to the faithful that go the distance on this episode, you won't be disappointed. Were our predictions right? Or is Curtis completely out of his mind? There's really only one way to find out, and this is the way... Check us out at: Ending song credit: Samuel Kim Music 

Nov 2020

1 hr 30 min

How many times have you been laying in bed at night and wondered...what would it be like to be Nicolas Cage for a day? Well you're in luck my friends!! I mean, you and I will never get to know, but John Travolta does!! Join Kev and myself as we dive into the absurdity that is Face/Off. Help us answer questions like:  Who is the best/worst actor? And how come when John got work done in real life he didn't just use the face guy from the movie? Enjoy! Check us out at: If you love the Face/Off movie as much as people that love the movie Face/Off, then you probably love the Face/Off movie as much as Nicolas Cage loves Nicolas Cage.

Nov 2020

1 hr 8 min