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DLC #413: Amanda Knowlton: Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion pricing, Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, Back 4 Blood, Timberborn, Riftbreaker, Metroid Dread, Lone Echo 2

October 18, 2021 at 12:00AM • 1 hour 50 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Amanda Knowlton from Gamers with Jobs to the show to discuss Nintendo's announced pricing on N64 and Sega Genesis legacy games, a new trailer for Rocksteady's next game from DC Fandome, Paizo workers forming a union, and more!

The Playlist: Back 4 Blood, Timberborn, Metroid Dread, Riftbreaker

VR Talk: Clash of Chefs VR, Lone Echo 2

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


5by5 at the Movies #158: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 158 - "Buzz, Your Girlfriend"

October 13, 2021 at 2:00PM • 40 minutes

This week is a slow news week but a great trailer week! "Home Sweet Home Alone" and "Scream" trailers look great, and TONS of Marvel news and "Eternals" stuff. Plus a very convoluted "Faces Offs 2" makes Keith giggle.

And more!

Hosted by: Keith Ruckus

Co-host: Dan Richardson

Venmo: @KeithRuckus - Give us a buck and we'll tell someone "F*ck You"

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Back to Work #550: Ampersands and Raisins

October 12, 2021 at 2:30PM • 1 hour 39 minutes

DISCUSSED: Dan and his son are up to Daniel Craig in their Bond journey, and this leads to an exploration of how our feelings about movies and their characters can change over time; considering the media you're scared to rewatch since it's probably not as good as you remember; your hosts dive further into browser extensions and why they're so critical to filtering your world.


The Leftovers
The Leftovers

Neil Breen
Neil Breen

License to Clown
License to Clown

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


DLC #412: Paul Tamayo: Metroid Dread, Far Cry 6, Back 4 Blood, Twitch leak, Pokemon Legends Arceus, Battlefield 2024 Beta, Inscryption, Across the Obelisk

October 11, 2021 at 12:00AM • 2 hours 7 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Paul Tamayo from The Optional podcast to the show this week to discuss the massive Twitch hack, Pokemon Legends: Arceus not being Breath of the Wild, drift still present in joycons on the Switch OLED and more!

The Playlist: Far Cry 6, Battlefield 2042 Open Beta, Tetris Effect, Metroid Dread, Hot Wheels Unleashed, Inscryption, Across the Obelisk, Back 4 Blood

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


Road Work #234: In 1820...

October 8, 2021 at 11:00AM • 1 hour 7 minutes

There was a man who owned one boat.

Hosted by John Roderick & Dan Benjamin.


5by5 at the Movies #157: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 157 - "It Still Fits!"

October 6, 2021 at 11:00PM • 49 minutes

The boys are back with all the news you love! Plus a "Let There Be Carnage" review. We chat trailers for "Paranormal Activity" and "Cyrano" and we love "Bee Movie". You like Jazz?

Hosted by: Keith Ruckus

Co-host: Dan Richardson

Venmo: @KeithRuckus - Give us a buck and we'll tell someone "F*ck You"

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Back to Work #549: A Typical Feisty Boy Child

October 5, 2021 at 7:00PM • 1 hour 21 minutes

DISCUSSED: Exploring rural voices; the things that kids (and we) have had stolen away over the past couple years; what movie would get your butt back into a cinema seat?; an opinionated dive into Safari's new approach to tabs (and why it feels so concerning); and, finally, Merlin shares a bunch of Safari extensions that do new stuff—or do old stuff in a cool or interesting way.


Howard gets a little ride. Way of the future.

First!

Three Dark-Haired Brunettes.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


DLC #411: Mike Minotti: Tokyo Game Show, New World, Jett: The Far Shore, Castlevania, MGS3 Remake, Switch 4K, Tales of Arise, Scarlet Nexus, The Artful Escape, Kena Bridge of Spirits

October 4, 2021 at 12:00PM • 1 hour 54 minutes

Jeff and guest co-host Patrick Beja from notpatrick.com welcome Mike Minotti from Games Beat to the show this week to discuss rumors of new Konami franchise games, conflicting reports of the Switch 4K, the Tokyo Games Show, and more!

The Playlist: Final Fantasy XIV, Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance, Tales of Arise, Scarlet Nexus, The Artful Escape, Kena Bridge of Spirits, Jett: The Far Shore, New World, Steam Next demos: Exo One, Soda Crisis, SpiderHeck

Parting Gifts~

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


5by5 at the Movies #156: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 156 - "Brian Kelley and His Nuggets"

September 30, 2021 at 12:00PM • 32 minutes

This week Keith is busy at Fantastic Fest so we squeaked in a rare interview instead of the news!

Brian Kelley - one of the amazing programmers of the festival stops by and enlightens us!

Hosted by: Keith Ruckus

Co-host: Dan Richardson

Venmo: @KeithRuckus - Give us a buck and we'll tell someone "F*ck You"

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Back to Work #548: The Results of This Dog

September 27, 2021 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 14 minutes

DISCUSSED: Merlin considers a black market medical purchase; the anatomical anomalies of the problematic sleeper are considered; some favorite YouTube finds are discussed; and, finally, your hosts begin scratching the surface of iOS 15's many clever and life-enhancing new features.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.