The Ron and Brian Podcast

Ron & Brian

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It's another week of COIVD and Omicron discussion, from Anime Conventions to fake vaccination cards to a COVID investigating committee. Another week also brought another school shooting, and another opportunity for Rep. Thomas Massie to show why he is a raging a-hole. A high school basketball player got arrested for a post-game punch, we find out What Would Ron Do?, and Celebrity Obits! Let the boy watch!

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Dec 6

1 hr 7 min

We discuss the hot new COVID variant that has everyone talking! Sharon Gilbert got hit on by a reptile alien, Seth Rollins got attacked by a fan, and Kid Rock rolled out some new really bad music. Watching Squid Game in North Korea will get you killed, Omicron beat up the stock market, and we tell you What We're Watching! All this long with our NFL Locks of the Week, Celebrity Obits, and Dead Anti-Vaxxer of the week.

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Nov 29

1 hr 8 min

We've got more NFL for you this week, between Locks of the Week and Zac Stacey showing what a horrible person he is. Paul Gosar got censured, Kyle Rittenhouse got acquitted, and a California couple chose stolen COVID funds over their kids. Booster shots are open to all now, Marilyn Manson gets even creepier, and we discuss What We're Watching! We've also got all of your weekly favorites, including Dead Anti-Vaxxer of the Week!

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Nov 22

1 hr 11 min

This is what happens when Drink of the Week goes wrong! Listen to Ron slur his words as we discuss COVID deaths getting redder, vaccination status keeping people apart at the holidays, and the always-popular Dead Anti-Vaxxer of the Week. We have a Lightning Round of Ron Answers the Internet, we discuss What We're Watching, and we give you our NFL Locks of the Week! We've got Corrections from the Astroworld Festival and the guy who killed her daughter's boyfriend, a female soccer star arrested for having her teammate beat up, and the Michigan AG that, like Ron, had too much to drink!

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Nov 15

1 hr 14 min

You'd think we're a sports podcast with how much football news we have this week! We discuss Aaron Rodgers, Henry Ruggs, and give you our patented NFL Locks of the Week. Pfizer is approved for kids 5 to 11, India has its first approved COVID vaccine, and Emilio Estevez has been kicked off of The Might Ducks! What Are You Watching? has us talking about Finch and Immoral Compass, a man killed his daughter's boyfriend (and we're ok with it), QAnon was waiting for JFK Jr. this week, and we try to figure out what went wrong at the Astroworld Festival. 

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Nov 8

1 hr 13 min

It's our Halloween Spooktacular! Pfizer has been approved for kids 5-11 (but is still the Silver Standard), 26K of NYC workers remain unvaccinated, and Bon Jovi test positive for COVID. Facebook is now Meta, fans call on Disney to ban suggestive t-shirts, and would you climb to the top of Hudson Yards? We discuss What We're Watching, Celebrity Obits, and our NFL Locks of the Week! Looking for your other weekly favorites? We've got those too!

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Nov 1

1 hr 2 min

We're still feeling the after-effects of Dave Hill performing live in Ron's backyard and Hoppy Halloween 7 at Broken Goblet Brewing, but the show must go on! We give you a recap of both events, as well as answering the question, What Are You Watching? Booster shots can now be mixed and matched, but the most talked-about shot this week came from Alec Baldwin. In-N-Out Burger has issued with the San Fran vaccine mandate, a Christian TV host thinks the vaccine is hatching parasites inside of us, and we give our candidates for Dead Anti-Vaxxer of the Week! Colin Powell passed away, Lyft released its first safety report, and the search for Brian Laundrie resulted in so many other dead bodies being found.

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Oct 25

1 hr 6 min

What Are We Watching? The new Dave Chappelle special and Halloween Kills - here our review of both! Moderna is the latest in the booster shot brigade, Merck has a pill that can help treat COVID, and J & J is like having water in your veins after 6 months. Herschel Walker had some bad PR in Texas, Smash Mouth needs a new lead singer, and the Rolling Stones have a song they're leaving off of their set list! We've got a bi Superman, Tom Cruise looks puffy, and Philly SEPTA trains are a dangerous place to be. Your weekly favorites are here, and don't forget we're one week away from the Dave Hill show!

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Oct 18

1 hr 12 min

We may have had one too many while seeing Zane Lamprey at Broken Goblet this week! But, we still managed to pull it together to give you a new episode. A man killed his brother for giving people the COVID-19 vaccine, Fauci gave the ok for trick-or-treating and getting together at Christmas, and we're just days away from the Dave Hill show at Ron's house! We give you our review of Squid Game, Midnight Mass, and The Many Saints of Newark. Don't forget all of your weekly favorites, including Dead Anti-Vaxxer of the Week and NFL Locks of the Week!

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Oct 11

1 hr 8 min

Love is in the air, as we celebrate the union of our friends, Marty and John! We've got our weekly dose of COVID stories, R. Kelly had a really bad week, and Americans killed each other at a really high rate in 2020. Celebrity obits lead to a discussion on shows and movies that made us cry, we talk dead anti-vaxxers, and we give you our NFL Locks of the Week! What Are You Watching highlights Jon Stewart, Midnight Mass, and Squid Game, David Lee Roth is calling it a career, and don't forget to buy your tickets for Dave Hill live in Ron's backyard!

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Oct 4

1 hr 9 min

When there's stories about subways and illegal massage parlors, that's when you know NYC is back, baby! Pfizer and J & J keep talking boosters shots, insurance companies aren't letting COVID patients slide anymore, and Eric Clapton broke his own concert rule. Elvira has a new book out, we discuss the Petco Park tragedy, we review Celebrity Obits, and we give you our NFL Locks of the Week! All this along with What Are You Watching? and everyone's favorite new bit, Dead Anti-Vaxxer of the Week!

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Sep 27

1 hr 10 min

Join us as we mourn the loss of one of the greats, Norm Macdonald, at the age of 61. COVID fills the news, with talk of Nicki Minaj's Cousin's Friend's Balls, the unvaxxed want a new name for themselves, the Hillsborough GOP lost the only guy who knew how to turn on the office computer, and 1 in 50 Americans have died from the coronavirus, including (of course) our Dead Anti-Vaxxer of the Week! We discuss What Are You Watching, while Brian shares his contempt for the new movie, Malignant, we give you our NFL Locks of the Week, the Alex Murdaugh story keeps getting wilder, and Eddie Deezen can't seem to keep himself out of trouble in restaurants.

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Sep 20

1 hr 10 min

Our vaccine mandate is in effect, and so is FauciVision! Those lucky enough to still be able to listen will hear us talk about the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 (and Nickelback), the South Carolina family that's having one of the worst years ever, the high school student with a 0.13 GPA, and Cesar Milan covering up for one of his killer dogs. COVID is still in full swing - there's an unvaccinated Rutgers student being kept from online classes, J & J recipients are feeling left out of the booster shot debate, Moderna continues to be awesome, Patton Oswalt canceled show in FL & UT, and PA is cracking down on docs handing out fake exemptions! All this, plus your weekly favorites, Celebrity Obits, and our NFL Locks!

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Sep 13

1 hr 13 min

Labor Day is here, and so, sadly, is the end of Hot Podcaster Summer. We tell our stories of survival during Hurricane Ida, Gene Simmons & Joe Rogan tested positive, people are still eating horse paste, and Texas and Florida are both horrible places to be if you're trying to avoid COVID. Bishop Sycamore scammed ESPN, we discuss What Are You Watching, and it's the return of our NFL Locks of the Week! Texas enacted a horrible abortion law, the states that ended unemployment benefits early saw a drop in spending, and we discuss the Celebrity Obits of the week.

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Sep 6

1 hr 9 min

Sleepy Joe tried to pass off Pfizer as the gold standard, but our loyal listeners know what the best vaccine is! There's way too many COVID stories again, from horse paste, to Delta charging unvaccinated employees more for health care, Eric Clapton has a crappy new anti-vac song, to people dying, to the sh*t show that is Florida. We also have our hot new segment, Dead Anti-Vaxxer of the Week! Ron explains the Spider Man trailer to Brian, we review Celebrity Obits, as well as all of your weekly favorites!

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Aug 30

1 hr 13 min

COVID continues to dominate the headlines - Lollapalooza wasn't a super-spreader event but Sturgis looks like it was, the New Orleans Saints want their fans to be vaccinated, the Governor of Washington is mandating all school workers to get the vaccine, an Alabama doctor is refusing the treat the non-vaccinated, and Cardinal Raymond Burke is in the ICU after being skeptical of the disease and the vaccine. Seems like the perfect time to roll out our new segment, Dead Anti-Vaxxer of the Week! Ron preps for his colonoscopy, our vaccine deadline is quickly approaching, and we discuss What Are You Watching? Brian also does a Lightning Round on Afghanistan, Matt Gaetz getting married, and Mike Richards resigning from Jeopardy!

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Aug 23

1 hr 15 min

Won't you think of the children? Many of them are quarantined already, 3 educators have died in Florida, and we're only 1 week into the school year! Those aren't our only COVID stories, as we discuss Moderna continuing to be the gold standard, a German nurse giving fake vaccine shots, a woman died from COVID after giving birth, and AEG & LiveNation are stealing our idea to require vaccinations. Afghanistan has already fallen to the Taliban, Cuomo has finally resigned, Ron Answers the Internet, and Horatio Sanz may be a sexual predator (allegedly)! We also cover a lot of new shows in What Are You Watching?

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Aug 16

1 hr 11 min

In order to stem the spread of the Delta variant, we discuss during this episode how our podcast will be for only the vaccinated after Sept. 12th! Get the jab to continue enjoying #HotPodcasterSummer! We toss out some stats about the vaccine, as well as some stories of anti-vaxxers that met their end over the past week thanks to COVID. Ron Answers The Internet, What Are You Watching? covers Woodstock '99 (again), Suicide Squad, and Road Runner, and Andrew Cuomo needs to resign! All this, and we manage to fit in Celebrity Obits as well!

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Aug 9

1 hr 10 min

We want to avoid the COVID stories, but the Delta variant keeps pulling us back in! Pastor Greg Locke wants to kill his congregation, a CA restaurant owner only wants unvaccinated customers, David Byrd now wants to fight COVID after it almost killed him, a father of 5 died because he waited to get the vaccine, and Broadway wants all customers and employees to get the shot. New Jersey renamed it's rest stops, Bob Odenkirk had a heart kerfuffle, and Florida now has penis snakes because...well, because it's Florida. We also discuss Celebrity Obits, Simone Biles pulling out of the Olympics, ScarJo suing Disney, as well as What We're Watching!

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Aug 2

1 hr 12 min

The only thing in the news more than COVID this week was the Olympics, as the US got off to a slow start with opening losses by Women's Soccer and Men's Basketball, but no one performed worse than the South Korean broadcasters during the Opening Ceremony! We still can't escape the Coronavirus - the J & J vaccine can't stop the Delta variant, a 5-year-old GA boy died from it, the Governor of Alabama wants you to get vaccinated against it, and Eric Clapton won't play anywhere that requires the vaccine. We discuss What We're Watching, a couple goes to court due to a gender reveal death, and we've also got Celebrity Obits!

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Jul 26

1 hr 6 min

It was another week of bad press for the Pfizer and J & J vaccines, further proving that Moderna is the gold standard! LA County is mandated masks indoors again, the Summer Olympics are right around the corner, and Tennessee apparently doesn't care about the well-being of its teenagers. Minimum wage workers can't afford to live in the US, Ron Answers The Internet, and we also answer the burning question - What Are You Watching? All that and a full slate of Celebrity Obituaries! (RIP Biz)

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Jul 19

1 hr 8 min

Brian fights through the pain of his recent meniscus surgery to bring you yet another week of high-quality entertainment! COVID literally won't go away, as we learn about a women who died from catching two different strains, Pfizer and Fauci argue over booster shots, and we discuss a US swimmer who thinks it's smart to go to Tokyo without being vaccinated. We have an update on Stonks, Ron Answers The Internet, and we tell you What We're Watching! All this, along with the assassination of Haiti's President, a follow-up on the Miami Condo Collapse, and a hotel maid that may have stopped a mass shooting.

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Jul 12

1 hr 1 min

We celebrate our nation with some great stories, like the arrest of the Trump Organization CFO, the Texas Parents that shot a Peeping Tom, and the fines and settled lawsuits against stock trading app Robinhood! Sexual predator stories were also big this week, with Bill Cosby, Trevor Bauer, and Eddie Deezen. It wasn't all bad, as Miss Nevada had its first transgender winner, and we discuss the great TV out there in What Are You Watching? The fallout from the Florida condo collapse continues, we list Celebrity Obits, we ask What Would Ron Do?, as well as a holiday-themed Lightning Round!

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Jul 6

1 hr 10 min

The Florida Condo Collapse took up most of the news this week, but we still found time to fit in some other stories! Rudy Giuliani had his license suspended, Derek Chauvin was sentenced, and a former NRA president got pranked. Britney Spears went back to court, Carl Nassib came out, we mourn the loss of a couple of celebrities, and we discuss What We're Watching!

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Jun 28

1 hr 7 min

Join us for our Father's Day Special! We rank all of the available vaccines, but if you went with AstraZeneca, you're not getting into the Springsteen Broadway show! We had another deadly shooting because of masks, we talk about What We're Watching, and Ron gives Brian an extremely long explanation about the Disney+ Loki series. We lost a few celebrity humans this week (and one famous dog), we determine which Batmans would do the oral, and a Utah school decided to be horrible towards a student with Down Syndrome!

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Jun 20

1 hr 7 min

We may have moved the show to Sundays, but we're still bringing Thursday quality! A Miami Bitcoin convention turned into a super spreader event, someone stole blank vaccine cards, and the pandemic may have wiped out a couple of flu strains. The FBI caught a bunch of criminals with a fake app, a story about a Texas bakery gets really bad and then really good, and a cop decided to flip a pregnant woman's car! Ellie Kemper apologized, we have a quick stonk update, and we said goodbye to a bunch of celebrities. Oh yeah, and 13 minutes of racism too.

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Jun 14

1 hr 14 min

One week of Hot Podcaster Summer down, many sexy weeks to go! This week we discuss Hat Store Nazis, flying without alcohol, and whether Ellie Kemper should be canceled or not. Brian breaks out a post-pandemic version of F/Marry/Kill, and karma struck down some boaters harassing people for their pride flag! We lost a number of celebrities this week, and Ron's water broke on top of that!

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Jun 4

57 min 15 sec

Hope you all are ready for #HotPodcasterSummer! We roll it out this episode, along with Stephen Colbert returning to a full audience, NYC students returning to in-person classes, and the reopening of Radio City Music Hall. There's a cabin in Montana that doesn't want vaccinated people, Texas wants everyone to have a handgun, and yet Florida is still the worst state! John Cena apologizes to China, someone spent way too much bitcoin on pizza, the Mayor of Rochester thinks being arrested for coke and guns is a political ploy, and Ron explains the Garbage Plate to Brian. Speaking of Brian, we get an update on his knee, and we have all of your weekly favorites too!

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May 28

1 hr 10 min

Our highlight this week is an interview with DC Glenn from legendary hip hop duo Tag Team - it's a must listen! We also have Celebrity Obits and everyone's favorite new segment, What Would Ron Do? Top that off with Drink of the Week, This Week In Racism, and Beef of the Week, and you have one hell of an episode!

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May 21

1 hr 12 min

We're starting year 3 with a vengeance! We've got new CDC guidelines about masks, Liz Cheney got knocked down by the GOP, and another edition of What Would Ron Do? Our Horrible History discusses the MOVE bombing from 1985, there's gas shortages along the East Coast, and that whole thing going on in Gaza. Want more? There's Corrections, What Are You Watching, and Ellen Degeneres is leaving her show! 

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May 14

1 hr 12 min

Three years and we're still going strong! Brian gives his post-COVID reviews of Yankee Stadium, Citi Field, and Citizens Bank Park. Large noses = large penises, cops straight-up killed a baby, and a college pitcher gets his arm stolen! We bring back What Would Ron Do? for another week, Buzzfeed lists crappy popular baby names from around the world, and we play videos celebrating our third year from Jackie the Joke Man, Danhausen, and our favorite new listener, Athena!

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May 7

1 hr 15 min

India is seeing record COVID numbers, which leads us to revisit an interview from last August, and Brian attends his own super spreader event. We debut What Would Ron Do?, Gender Reveal parties continue to be stupid and dangerous, and embarrassing NRA hunting footage is revealed! We're one week away from our 3rd Anniversary, we've got Stonk updates, and we announce our affiliation with NXT LVL hydrogen water. NXT LVL - the only thing more refreshing than listening to Ron & Brian!

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Apr 30

1 hr 11 min

Derek Chauvin got the verdict he deserved, but that still doesn't help Ma'Khia Bryant and Andrew Brown. Kyle Rittenhouse's donors were exposed, we're looking for your videos for our 3rd Anniversary, and we change Beef of the Week to honor Earth Day! We lost some big names in Celebrity Obits, and we share our post-death letters. What Are You Watching reviews two documentaries - Sound of Scars and WeWork - and we give you another Stonk update!

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Apr 23

1 hr 15 min

This Week In Racism had way too many entries yet again, and we take a deep dive into the killing of Daunte Wright in Minnesota. Coronavirus and vaccines stories are being turned into clickbait, Texas is somehow surviving without masks, and we lost some greats this past week in Celebrity Obits! We review the HBO Max docuseries, Q: Into The Storm, and talk about how it reflects the worst of our country right now. Looking for Drink of the Week and Beef of the Week? We got those too!

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Apr 16

1 hr 17 min

We're at 150 episodes, and this is a huge one! A guy spent $15K on a Disney World vacation just to get arrested, Dr. Drew commented on vaccine passports and showed why he's a horrible doctor, and a woman wanted to shoot her husband for getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Paul Pierce had some fun and got fired from ESPN, sometimes people die when eating tacos, and we talk about What We're Watching! We've got drinks, beefs, racism...and a dog stroller? Listen and find out!

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Apr 9

1 hr 12 min

It was quite a week in politics, with the passing of G. Gordon Liddy, the return of Donald Trump, and that whole child trafficking thing with Matt Gaetz. We give you an update on our March Madness bet and our favorite stock, the J & J vaccine gave someone a nasty looking rash, and Jeff Lowe may or may not have been poisoned! Weed is now legal in New York, Peacock is cleaning up some old WWE content, and even though we try to be perfect, we've got Corrections!

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Apr 2

1 hr 12 min

Like the rest of the internet, we were transfixed with this week's saga of the Cinnamon Toast Crunch guy. We also discuss the Boulder shooting, a Peloton straight up killed a kid, and Joe Biden held his first press conference. Need more? Well, there's Celebrity Obits, an update on our March Madness bet, and COVID took out the head of the Texas Roadhouse. All that, along with drinks, beefs, and way too much racism!

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Mar 26

1 hr 8 min

We discuss the Atlanta spa shooting and the sheriff that chalked it up to someone having a bad day. Ron got his 2nd vaccine shot, which thankfully wasn't from Astra Zeneca! Brian apologizes for his behavior last week, we've got Florida stories aplenty, and it's time for March Madness! Wondering what we're watching? The final episode of the Woody/Mia doc, Kid 90, Nomadland, and Counterpart. Did we like them? Listen and find out!

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Mar 19

1 hr 12 min

Brian denies the vaccine rumors that people have been saying about him, and we give our review of each vaccine out there! We roll out our new segment, Who Got Canceled This Week, which includes Andrew Cuomo, Burger King UK, Les Miles, and Pepe Le Pew. A French student's lie got her teacher beheaded, we update you on stocks to hold and sell, and discuss this week's Celebrity Obits. Want more? We've also got What Are You Watching, with the latest episode of the Mia/Woody docuseries, the South Park Vaccination Special, Coming 2 America, and For All Mankind!

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Mar 12

1 hr 8 min

Andrew Cuomo and Chris D'Elia are both back in the news, and both are (allegedly) sexual predators! Shaq went through a table on AEW, stocks went through the floor, and students in Bolivia went through a railing. Brian reviews the second episode of the Woody & Mia docuseries, states are opening back up from the pandemic, and we've got Celebrity Obituaries too!

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Mar 5

1 hr 9 min

Brian's got a new toy to play with, and the show may never be the same! We check in on our penny stock recommendations from last week, and ex-US gymnastics coach offs himself, and the Trump taxes are finally in the hands of the NY attorneys. Dominion filed another lawsuit, an OK man decided that heart is the new other white meat, and an AZ man puts in a lot of effort to not have to work. All this, as well as El Chapo, The Boss, Johnny Damon, and the next Woody Allen/Mia Farrow documentary!

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Feb 26

1 hr 10 min

Rush Limbaugh passed away this week, and if you think we have some kind words for him...well, then it's like you don't know us at all. Ron got his first shot of the COVID vaccine, we've got some penny stocks to sell you, and we review Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel. Texas froze over, while Ted Cruz decided real leadership is done in warmer climates, and we mourn the loss of Prince Markie Dee.

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Feb 19

1 hr 16 min

If you're looking to get on Season 3 of The Mandalorian, there's now an opening thanks to Gina Corado's social media posts! We discuss her firing, which leads to Brian making Ron defend his tweets. Gorilla Glue was all the rage this past week, we discuss the Trump Impeachment, Part Deux, and talk about a possibly Robinhood-induced suicide. Congress lost it's first member to COVID, we have our Super Bowl wrap-up, and Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake dominate What We're Watching! All this, your weekly favorites, and Celebrity Obits too!

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Feb 12

1 hr 12 min

My Pillow CEO Mike Lidell had an amazing appearance on Newsmax, so we had to share it! Trump is asking others to post tweets for him, but wrote his own drama-filled letter to Andrea from 90210. People are re-realizing that Marilyn Manson is a horrible person, and we're giving you the opportunity to win money in our Super Bowl Betting Pool! We review The Little Things and Episode 4 of WandaVision, and we've got Celebrity Obits - all of this and your weekly favorites too!

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Feb 5

1 hr 13 min

It was one hell of a week on Wall Street! We discuss how GameStop started a war between hedge funds and Reddit, and what Robinhood, Webull, and E-Trade did that's leading to a bunch of lawsuits. We also remind you that it's always a good time to eat the rich! We talk about What We're Watching, review the Death Pool and Celebrity Obits, and all of your other weekly favorites too!

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Jan 29

1 hr 10 min

The Trump Administration ended with a whimper, not a bang, and Sleepy Joe rolled into the White House on the backs of subpar musical performances! We discuss that, as well as the COVID stories of the week. Choose how you make your money - either through our NFL Locks of the Week or our Stock Picks. All this along with Drink of the Week, This Week In Racism, and Beef of the Week!

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Jan 22

1 hr 15 min

SPOILER ALERT! We discuss our likes and dislikes for Season 3 of Cobra Kai. A new year means a look back on our predictions for 2020 and new predictions for 2021! There's continued fallout from the Capital raid, Celebrity Obituaries, NFL picks, and much, much more!

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Jan 15

1 hr 14 min

Your two week drought is over - we're back from holiday break! We talk with the winner of the 2020 Death Pool and discuss the picks for this year's pool. We talk about What We're Watching, some Celebrity Obits, your weekly favorites, and NFL Locks of the Week! Oh yeah, and there was that whole takeover of the US Capital too.

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Jan 8

1 hr 18 min

It's our Annual Christmas Extravaganza! With special Cameo appearances by Danny Bonaduce, Jim Norton, Fred Stoller, and EDP445! We discuss the latest relief package from Congress, the US teen jailed in the Cayman Islands for breaking quarantine, and the COVID patient that died on a United Flight. Brian battles a special holiday edition of the Lightning Round, and we record Cameos to each other! Think there wasn't time for your weekly favorites? Think again - they're all here too!

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Dec 2020

1 hr 16 min

Consider this episode your early Christmas gift! We roll out two new bits - Who Costs More On Cameo? and What Does Brian Know? You'll be shocked at what you learn! We forced ourselves to watch The Grinch Musical, which leads to a Ron rant, and we've got some great clips from Tom Cruise and Smokey Robinson. We've got your weekly favorites and some corrections too!

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Dec 2020

1 hr 14 min