Now Try This

Now Try This

A weekly podcast from friends Nicholas & Marcus; We get together and challenge each other to try new things from movies to games to pop culture

All Episodes

Episode 37 – This week Nick challenges Marcus to watch the 90’s HBO show that changed a nation, Sex and the City! Will Nick ever be able to explain how he relates more with a twenty year old series that stars four women out to brunch? Can Lexi explain to Marcus the crazy antics Carrie, … Continue reading Sex and the City →

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Nov 23

1 hr 18 min

Episode 36 – This week we were challenged by a fan (FearGodOfDeath) to watch the newest USA Network Syfy slasher show, Chucky! Does Marcus take Jake’s innocent kid side or Chucky’s murderous psychopath side? Will Nick be able to put the murder aside and root for Chucky?? Can anyone please tell us what the heck … Continue reading Chucky (2021 TV Series) →

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Nov 10

1 hr 42 min

Episode 35 – This week Marcus challenges Nick to watch his favorite sci-fi fantasy book turned epic blockbuster movie, Dune! Does Marcus’ love for the 1965 Dune novel by Frank Herbert cloud his judgment of this new Dune movie? Can Nick see past the dreamy eyes of Oscar Isaac and the smolder of Timothee Chalamet … Continue reading Dune →

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Nov 4

1 hr 33 min

Episode 34 – This week is another spooky boys’ night and our boys challenge each other to watch the newest slasher horror film, Halloween Kills! Can Marcus embody our own spooky boy Michael Myers? Does Nick really pull off that wig trying to be Laurie Strode?? Will our boys ever understand if this is a … Continue reading Halloween Kills →

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Oct 27

1 hr 21 min

Episode 33 – This week Nick challenged Marcus to watch the new Netflix number one streaming show, Squid Game! Would Nick participate in a Squid Game for this much money? Does Marcus relate a little too much to old man 001?? Will Marcus or Nick get to the end and win our very own Squid … Continue reading Squid Game →

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Oct 19

1 hr 21 min

Episode 32 – This week we were challenged by a fan (FearGodOfDeath) to watch the newest James Wan film, Malignant! Is Marcus able to back his way into the logic of Malignant and explain why people are enjoying this film? Does Nick enjoy this movie as much as other James Wan films, like Saw, Insidious, … Continue reading Malignant →

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Oct 13

1 hr 21 min

Episode 31 – This week Marcus challenges Nick to watch the Cartoon Network original mini-series Over The Garden Wall! Can Marcus explain the whimsy that is Over The Garden Wall? Is Nick just too old for cartoons, even ones that are this well-executed?? Do Nick and Marcus find themselves adrift, like Wirt and Greg, just … Continue reading Over The Garden Wall →

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Oct 6

1 hr 26 min

Episode 30 – This week Nick challenges Marcus to watch a decade-old movie for tweens, The Bratz Movie! Can Nick justify his love for a film that has been panned by all as awful slock? Will Marcus quit the podcast out of pure frustration from Nick’s pick?? Do our boys ever stop comparing this film … Continue reading The Bratz Movie →

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Sep 27

1 hr 17 min

Episode 29 – This week we were challenged by a fan (OldManRom) to watch the light novel turned anime, Re:Zero – Starting Life in Another World! If our boys could rewrite history, would they do like Subaru? Can Marcus tell us what the heck is going on with the Witch of Envy?? Does Nick really … Continue reading Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World →

Sep 14

1 hr 36 min

Episode 28 – This week Marcus challenges Nick to watch A24’s newest epic film starring Dev Patel, The Green Knight! Will Marcus’ love for Dev Patel shine through all this sometimes confusing imagery? Does Nick know the difference between The Green Knight, The Black Knight, and The Dark Knight?? Can either of our boys really … Continue reading The Green Knight →

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Sep 6

1 hr 34 min

Episode 27 – This week Nick challenges Marcus to binge the first season of the critically acclaimed anime, Kaguya-sama: Love is War! Does Marcus succeed in this chaotic game of Love is War? Will Nick’s description of The Death Note for Romance Animes live up to the title?? Will our boys choose Kaguya or Fujiwara … Continue reading Kaguya-sama: Love is War →

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Aug 31

1 hr 23 min

Episode 26 – This week we were challenged by a fan (Dash9442) to watch the Taika Waititi film, Hunt for the Wilderpeople! Will Marcus be able to keep his love for Taika Waititi under wraps long enough to do the podcast? Is Nick going to get too deep and personal about coping mechanisms?? Does our … Continue reading Hunt for the Wilderpeople (Fan Challenge) →

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Aug 16

1 hr 28 min

Episode 25 – This week Marcus challenges Nick to beat Inkle Studios’ newest whodunit game, Overboard! Does Nick lead this femme fatale to not fall overboard this ship? Can Marcus explain his fascination with murder-based games?? Will our boys be able to accomplish a murder run of this game??? You’ll have to listen to find … Continue reading Overboard! by Inkle Studios →

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Aug 10

1 hr 22 min

Episode 24 – This week Nick challenges Marcus to watch Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway show turned Hollywood movie musical, In The Heights! But they’re not doing it alone, they invited their friend Josh Lamon to join in on the fun! Will Nick get through this podcast without gushing over his Puerto Rican hero, Lin-Manuel Miranda? Does … Continue reading In The Heights (GUEST: Josh Lamon from Josh Swallows Broadway) →

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Aug 2

1 hr 13 min

Episode 23 – This week Marcus challenges Nick to watch the Netflix original movie, Fear Street 1994! Does Marcus’ love for Goosebumps cloud his judgment when it comes to Fear Street? Can Nick show that he loves horror as much as anyone else?? Will our boys make it to 1978 and 1666??? You’ll have to … Continue reading Fear Street 1994 →

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Jul 19

1 hr 29 min

Episode 22 – This week Nick challenges Marcus to watch ABC’s most famous reality dating show, The Bachelorette! Do our boys like any of the guys on Katie’s season? Will Nick ever get over how into this show he truly is?? Does Marcus get upset he’s pulled right back into this crazy world??? You’ll have … Continue reading The Bachelorette →

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Jul 12

1 hr 22 min

Episode 21 – This week we were challenged by a fan to watch the Netflix original comedy special by Bo Burnham, Inside! Does Marcus get too deep about his own mental issues? Is Nick really as messed up as he seemed to be on the inside?? Does Bo Burnhman give our boys the inside look … Continue reading Bo Burnham: Inside (Fan Challenge) →

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Jul 5

1 hr 40 min

Episode 20 – This week Marcus challenges Nick to watch the viral British gameshow Taskmaster! Will Nick actually enjoy another show from across the pond? Can Marcus channel his inner Greg Davies and become the Taskmaster?? Do our boys actually figure out how to make a tower out of cardboard boxes??? You’ll have to listen … Continue reading Taskmaster →

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Jun 28

1 hr 29 min

Episode 19 – This week we were challenged by a fan to watch the so iconic Anime that they had to make it twice, Hunter x Hunter! Will it be Marcus or Nick that show their determination just like Gon during the tournament? Which one of our boys will be like Killua and just straight-up … Continue reading Hunter x Hunter (Fan Challenge) →

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Jun 23

1 hr 40 min

Episode 18 – This week Nick challenges Marcus to watch the newest theatrical release from the Book of Saw series, Spiral! Do our boys feel as if Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson live up to the hype? Can Marcus save his friend against Jigsaw before it’s game over?? How does Nick set up these … Continue reading Spiral →

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Jun 14

1 hr 27 min

Episode 17 – This week Marcus challenges Nick to watch the classic anime movie by Satoshi Kon, Perfect Blue! Does Marcus walk away obsessed with Japanese pop icons? Can our boys parcel out the real from the imaginary as Mima runs through this crazy world?? Will Nick ever truly understand Perfect Blue??? You’ll have to … Continue reading Perfect Blue →

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Jun 1

1 hr 22 min

Episode 16 – This week we were challenged by a fan (Lexi) to watch what some consider to be the best romantic comedy of the 2000s, while others think it might be the worst, P.S. I Love You! Will Marcus let the fact that a dead husband is still sending letters affect his opinions on … Continue reading P.S. I Love You (Fan Challenge) →

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May 17

1 hr 30 min

Episode 15 – This week Nick challenges Marcus to watch the post modern epic that is Moulin Rouge! Does Marcus let it all go and start to believe “All You Need Is Love?” Can our boys really explain the beauty that is El Tango de Roxanne?? Will Nick perfect his French accent??? You’ll have to … Continue reading Moulin Rouge →

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May 3

1 hr 21 min

Episode 14 – This week Marcus challenges Nick to watch the cult classic tv series by David Lynch, Twin Peaks! Can Marcus truly explain why this show is beloved by everyone, even the Queen? Do our boys really get down to the nitty-gritty about how charming Kyle Maclachlan is?? Will the red room give Nick … Continue reading Twin Peaks →

Apr 26

1 hr 31 min

Episode 13 – This week Nick challenges Marcus to watch Regina King’s directorial debut on Amazon Prime, One Night in Miami! Will Nick be able to explain his love for Aldis Hodge without scorning Leslie Odom Jr, Eli Goree, and Kingsley Ben-Adir? Does Marcus really dive into this conversation with everything he’s got?? Can our … Continue reading One Night in Miami →

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Apr 19

1 hr 9 min

Episode 12 – This week Marcus challenges Nick to watch the Amazon Prime Original based on the Image comics by Robert Kirkman, Invincible! Does Marcus ever get to meet Robert Kirkman? Can Nick tell his superheroes apart, or is Invincible the same as Spider-man in his eyes?? Will either of the boys ever contend with … Continue reading Invincible →

Apr 13

1 hr 31 min

Episode 11 – This week we were challenged by a fan (Matthew Berdeguez) to watch what has been dubbed the worst movie of all time, Deadly Lessons aka The Legend of Simon Conjurer! Do either of our boys come out of the other side of this movie unscathed? Will Marcus’ love for bad horror movies … Continue reading Deadly Lessons aka The Legend of Simon Conjurer (Fan Challenge) →

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Apr 5

1 hr 34 min

Episode 10 – This week Nick challenges Marcus to watch Josh Ruben’s directorial debut, the Shudder exclusive, Scare Me! How is it our boys are doing another scary movie, so class to last week? Can Nick explain why scary stories are so important to him?? Will Marcus’ mastery of scary stories help him find out … Continue reading Scare Me →

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Mar 29

1 hr 21 min

Episode 9 – This week Marcus challenges Nick to watch the newest b-movie to take the horror-comedy genre by storm, PG: Psycho Goreman! Can Marcus get Nick to accept the zany and offbeat world that exists within Psycho Goreman? Do our boys relate at all to Mimi and Luke’s willingness to accept a murderous rampaging … Continue reading PG: Psycho Goreman →

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Mar 16

1 hr 23 min

Episode 8 – This week we were challenged by a fan (Riane414) to watch the hit HBO docu-series based on NXIVM, The Vow! Will Marcus’ love for all things cults influence how he reviews NXIVM and this series? Do our boys fall victim to Keith Raniere and NXIVM as much as they did for Going … Continue reading The Vow (Fan Challenge) →

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Mar 9

1 hr 28 min

Episode 7 – This week Nick challenges Marcus to watch the Disney Plus instant classic, based on the cult film High School Musical, High School Musical:The Musical: The Series!! Will Marcus Bet On It, so this musical series stands a chance? Can Nick Bop this show to Marcus’ Top favorites list?? Can our boys Stick … Continue reading High School Musical: The Musical: The Series →

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Mar 1

1 hr 24 min

Episode 6 – This week we were challenged by a fan (Joseph Cruz) to watch the Korean Webtoon turned Netflix Horror Thriller, Sweet Home! Can Nick explain how his views on Zack Snyder are relevant to a conversation about Sweet Home? Do our boys know themselves well enough to know how they would handle fighting … Continue reading Sweet Home (Fan Challenge) →

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Feb 24

1 hr 31 min

Episode 5 – This week Marcus challenges Nick to watch the new Jason Sudeikis comedy on Apple TV, Ted Lasso!! Does Nick get over his disdain for tea, aka dirty tasting water? Can Marcus truly ever beat his meeting of celebrity stories?? Will either of our boys ever really understand the difference between Football and … Continue reading Ted Lasso →

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Feb 15

1 hr 29 min

Episode 4 – This week Nick challenges Marcus to watch the new Netflix period drama Bridgerton!! Does Marcus relate to the romance between Daphne Bridgerton and Simon Hastings, the Duke? Can Nick get down to the bottom of Marcus’ love life with this week’s game, Tinderton, #ThankYouNext?? Will Netflix’ most watched show make our boys … Continue reading Bridgerton →

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Feb 1

1 hr 19 min

Episode 3 – This week we were challenges by a fan (Riane414) to watch the 1972 cult classic Cabaret! Can Marcus truly identify with a young Liza Minnelli and realize life is indeed a cabaret? How does Nick truly feel about a millionaire like Maximillian swooping in and changing everything?? Will our boys find a … Continue reading Cabaret 1972 (Fan Challenge) →

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Jan 11

1 hr 52 min

Episode 2 – This week Marcus challenges Nick to play the almost game of the year game by Supergiant Games, Hades! Can Marcus accurately explain how good this video game truly is? Do our boys completely embarrass themselves with their lack of greek mythology and put shame to the all things Hades?? Will Nick be … Continue reading Hades →

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Dec 2020

1 hr 34 min

Episode 1 – This week Nick challenges Marcus to watch the newest Netflix sensation The Queen’s Gambit! Is Marcus able to muster up all his past chess knowledge and Gambit this Queen? Does Nick’s love for Anya Taylor-Joy cloud his ability to judge Netflix critically?? Is everyone’s love for The Queen’s Gambit warranted or does … Continue reading The Queen’s Gambit →

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Dec 2020

1 hr 22 min

Episode 98 – This week Nick challenges Marcus to watch the complex, but fan favorite anime Fate/Stay Night Unlimited Blade Works! Is Marcus able to add another anime to his list of favorite anime? Can Nick expertly explain the complex parallel universes in this series?? Will anyone actually be able to figure out why Nick … Continue reading Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works] →

May 2019

1 hr 26 min

Episode 97 – This week Nick challenges Marcus to watch the very relevant epic film Gone With The Wind! But, substitution jutsu! Marcus passes off this challenge to Andrew!! Was Andrew able to get through this 4 hours movie? Does this old old film hold up to the test of time?? Does Andrew know anything … Continue reading Gone With The Wind →

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May 2019

1 hr 41 min

Episode 96 – This week Marcus challenges Nick to watch the biggest movie of all time, Avengers Endgame! Avengers is the way avenging is today. if you are an avenger, avenge baby avenge! Avenger Avenger, don’t be a pretender, Avengers Avengers look at all those members!! You’ll have to listen to find out!! Make sure … Continue reading Avengers Endgame →

Apr 2019

1 hr 24 min

Episode 95 – This week Marcus challenges Nick to watch the new reboot of fan favorite Hellboy! With all the reviews in, can Marcus defend his pick this week? Can Marcus get Nick hyped on the red fist of death train?? Does Nick have any idea what goes on in a movie theater??? You’ll have … Continue reading Hellboy →

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Apr 2019

1 hr 33 min

Episode 94 – This week Nick challenges Marcus to watch the newest movie about CF and love, Five Feet Apart! Can Nick explain why he keeps picking movies with sick people in it? Is this the movie that finally allows love into Marcus’ heart?? Do either of our guys here even know enough to speak … Continue reading Five Feet Apart →

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Apr 2019

1 hr 28 min

Episode 93 – This week Nick challenges Marcus to watch Anne Hathaway’s first voyage in the Disney movie, Princess Diaries! Can Julie Andrews win over Marcus’ anti-princess heart? Does Nick’s crush on Anne Hathaway ruin this episode?? Is anyone really going to wait until the END of the episode for the game??? You’ll have to … Continue reading Princess Diaries →

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Apr 2019

1 hr 28 min

Episode 92 – This week Marcus challenges Nick to watch Jordan Peele’s newest blockbuster horror film, Us! Will these doubles do their duty and douse Marcus with a fine dusting of horror? Can Nick pay enough attention to this movie to actual have a theory about it?? Is this movie have what it takes to … Continue reading Us →

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Mar 2019

1 hr 29 min

Episode 91 – This week Marcus challenges Nick to watch the anime movie Gantz: 0 and read the first few chapters of the manga Gantz! Can Marcus’ love for anime blind him to any flaws in this movie? Will Nick be able to ever comprehend what’s going on this crazy movie about aliens and dead … Continue reading Gantz →

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Mar 2019

1 hr 30 min

Episode 90 – Another week, another challenge from Nick to Marcus, Grey’s Anatomy! Will Marcus have a collapsed lung for this medical drama? Does Nick have stroke, of genius, when trying to explain how great this show is?? Do either of our boys operate on the hearts of our fans to show how much they … Continue reading Grey’s Anatomy →

Mar 2019

1 hr 27 min

Episode 89 – This week Marcus uses his special double episode to challenge Nick to watch the newest Netflix original Umbrella Academy! Can this Gerard Way masterpiece make a fan out of Nick? Will Marcus’ love for caped crusaders make him too biased to see any flaws in this show?? Can Marcus win Netflix or … Continue reading Umbrella Academy →

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Mar 2019

1 hr 19 min

Episode 88 – This week Marcus challenges Nick to watch DC Universe’s newest comic book live action adaptation Doom Patrol! Will Nick be able to look past his hate for Titans and enjoy this show? Can Marcus explain this farting donkey super villain?? Does Brendan Fraser return to action as a robot man named Robotman … Continue reading Doom Patrol →

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Feb 2019

1 hr 14 min

Episode 87 – This week Nick has challenged Marcus to watch the newest Robert Rodriguez and James Cameron blockbuster, Alita: Battle Angel! Can Marcus see past those big big eyes and let Alita into his heart? Will Nick really be able to explain the rules for motorball?? Could Nova eyes really disguise any of us??? … Continue reading Alita: Battle Angel →

Feb 2019

1 hr 11 min

Episode 86 – This week Nick has challenged Marcus to watch Netflix/Lifetime’s newest hit show, You! Will You be the final straw to make Marcus finally quit the podcast? Can Nick actually relate to this psycho lead of this show?? Do either of our boys have any idea what artisanal soda even is??? You’ll have … Continue reading You →

Feb 2019

1 hr 12 min