Category Archives: Fan Challenges

Deadly Lessons aka The Legend of Simon Conjurer



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 and b-movies shine through on this movie you can only find on YouTube?? Does Nick quit the podcast after experiencing this dumpster fire of a movie??? You’ll have to listen to find out!! (Review begins at 09:50)

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The Vow (Fan Challenge)



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 Clear?? Does Nick ever get over the fact that Nicole Kidman and High Grant are NOT in this show??? You’ll have to listen to find out!! (Review begins at 17:14)

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Sweet Home (Fan Challenge)



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 all of these monsters?? Will Marcus be able to find out who killed the landlady in one of today’s games, Won’t You Be My Neighbor??? You’ll have to listen to find out!! (Review begins at 9:28)

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Cabaret 1972 (Fan Challenge)



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 way to Emcee this podcast in a way that would make Joel Grey proud??? You’ll have to listen to find out!!

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Terrace House – Opening New Doors



Episode 85 – This week we were challenges by a fan to watch the international hit, Terrace House: Opening New Doors! After just 5 episodes does this Japanese reality show turn our boys onto a different culture’s television? Who will Marcus gravitate towards, the model or the snowboarder?? Can Nick ever stop talking about the hockey player??? You’ll have to listen to find out!!

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My Dad Wrote A Porno



Episode 67 – This week a fan asked us to try the hit podcast My Dad Wrote A Porno! Can our boys podcast about a podcast that is already reviewing a book? Will Marcus be able to resist the feminine wiles of Belinda Blumenthal?? Does Nick set hit ego aside to enjoy ANOTHER person’s podcast more than he enjoys his own??? You’ll have to listen to find out!!

This episode also includes: Charmed by Charmed Episode 13

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True Blood



Episode 65 – In this special episode, we do a fan submitted challenge, True Blood! Will our boys take this show’s Southern charm to the heart and give Sookie and her friends a chance? Can Nick’s love for romance extend to these vampires?? Will Marcus be able to watch a show that exclusively has all the things he usually hates??? You’ll have to listen to find out!!

This episode also includes: Charmed by Charmed Episode 11

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My Mad Fat Diary



Episode 53 – This week is a special one, another fan submitted try, My Mad Fat Diary! Will either Marcus or Nick be able to get into this British TV show? Can Rae, our main character, make a couple of city slicker boys fall for her and this show?? And what, for the love of god, what is the measurement of a stone!?!? You’ll have to listen to find out!!! (Thanks to sillyjessica for the suggestion!)

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Mindhunter



Episode 31 – This week is a special one, our first fan submitted try, Mindhunter! Did we love this new Netflix original? Do we like it when Jonathan Groff doesn’t sing?? Can these serial killers kill right into our hearts??? You’ll have to listen to find out!!! (Thanks to AmbiguousCloud for the suggestion!)

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