In this very special bonus episode, we are joined by the winner of ABC's Rising Star & all around amazing guy, one of the most powerful voices we have ever heard, Jesse Kinch.  On top of his beginnings as a musician, including being called the "boy wonder" on the local news, we talk about Jesse's new record, I'm Not Like Everybody Else, and what it was like to put out a record four years in the making.  He is also going on a mini-tour from 4.17-4.21 in the New York area.  Jesse opens up about his first single, Preaching Like the Pope, and how he was inspired to write it after being on Rising Star.  We can't thank Jesse enough for coming on the show; you can purchase his album & follow him on social media in the links below.  SUBSCRIBE FOR MORE BONUS EPISODES! Leave a rating & review; we read them all on the air.

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We throw "F-bombs" around a little more this episode, so you've been warned.  We're joined for the 4th time by Damien Check to break down everything that happened at Wrestlemania 34 weekend from NXT: Takeover to Mania to Raw & Smackdown as Damien was there in NOLA for the entire week!  In gaming, we talk about all the incredible God of War reviews & actually talk positively about Pokemon GO for the first time in forever.  Sam gives his impressions of the Rampage movie & of course we talk a ton more about Avengers: Infinity War.  Netflix cancelled Everything Sucks & Greg gives an obsenity-laced tyraid because that show is amazing.  We even talk about some Broadway shows! SUBSCRIBE FOR EPISODES EVERY WEEK! Leave a rating & review; we read them all on the air.

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This week, Sam is headed to Chicago Comic Con so we're recording early!  Greg goes through the announced games list for SGDQ 2018 to let you know which speedruns to look out for when it begins in June.  We also talk a ton of Spiderman on PS4 given that we now have a release date!  Spyro the Dragon was finally announced for a remaster; will we be picking it up? We also list our top 3 Avengers that we don't think will make it through Infinity War & debate who John Boyega might play if he joins the MCU.  The CW remains on fire, renewing 10 different shows for a new season & we announce yet another AWESOME bonus episode interview!  Finally, we are joined by Chris Karpovich for our NXT Takeover New Orleans & Wrestlemania 34 preview & predictions.  It is shaping up to be one of the greatest Mania's of all time.  SUBSCRIBE FOR NEW EPISODES & BE SURE TO LEAVE A RATING & REVIEW!

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Joining us this week, all the way from Chiba, Japan, is Matt Papa, the localization director & a producer from world-renowned video game developer Inti Creates.  Inti Creates has worked on multiple games in the Mega Man series, Blaster Master Zero, the Gal Gun series, the Gunvolt series & so much more.  Matt, a New Jersey native now living in Japan, tells us how he made the decision to move across the ocean, how he started with Inti Creates & what it is like going into a video game store & seeing something on the shelf that he helped create.  We also chat about all of Inti's IP, including their newest release, Gal Gun 2, which is coming out on April 24 in the US.  A link to preorder is below.  SUBSCRIBE FOR MORE BONUS EPISODES!! Leave us a rating & review; we read them all on the air.

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This week, Greg & Sam are bringing you the show a little early since it is Easter weekend, so instead of candy in a basket, you get us nerds. <--see what I did there?!  We discuss the Final Four & crown a CHAMPION for our Musical March Madness Bracket! Who will it be?  Wonder Woman 2 has cast one of our favorite actors for an unnamed role & we coldn't be any more excited, even if we have no idea who he will portray! We read the Batman Ninja review, which is apparently the greatest thing to ever happen to animation.  The FX Deadpool TV series has been cancelled; do we even think that is neccessarily a bad thing?  For anyone who still cares, we talk about Mew coming to Pokemon GO.  Finally, a HUGE Marvel property is coming back to the comic book pages; listen to find out who!! SUBSCRIBE FOR MORE EPISODES! Please leave us a rating & review wherever you choose to listen.  It really helps the show.

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We are joined by Shane Henderson, lead singer of Valencia & mind behind Promise of Redmeption for this very special bonus episode.  Shane talks about the Philadelphia music scene, going on the road as a part of the Warped Tour & being the voice behind two projects at the same time.  He also tells us stories from the road, what it felt like playing a few reunion shows with Valencia in 2016 & now being a part of Know Hope Records as Promise of Redemption.  We also get pretty nerdy talking about film, tv & gaming.  WILL SOMEONE PLEASE GET SHANE A NEW XBOX CONTROLLER?!?! Subscribe for more BONUS episodes! Leaving a rating & review; we read them all on the air.

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This week, Sam & Greg go behind the curtain for a traumatic event that happened to Sam after last week's podcast.  For the rest of the show, we get hyped about Avengers: Infinity War... We got tickets!!! We talk about last week's trailer & all the recent news in the MCU.  We also do our Sweet 16 AND Elite 8 of the AP Musical March Madness tournament; find out which bands made the Final Four!  Sam gives his impressions on SyFy's new Superman-related show, Krypton.  Power Rangers: Shattered Grid took the internet by storm; we give our reactions.  Nintendo had a Spring Nindies showcase & we're here to breakdown all the games that were announced.  That isn't even half of what we cover in this week's episode! SUBSCRIBE FOR EPISODES EVERY WEEK! Leave a rating & review - we read them all on the air!

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SURPRISE!! We've decided to drop this week's episode a day early!! A huge thank you to everyone who has supported & listened to the show since we launched almost two years ago!  This week, we talk about Toys R Us shutting their doors, if we would sit through 31 straight hours of Marvel films in theaters, and the 50 (!!) games included in the recently announced Sega Genesis Collection.  Sam reviews Jessica Jones season 2 and we have a mini-interview with Mario speedrunner Roopert83! Finally, AltPress released a pop-punk March Madness bracket; WE COULDN'T HELP OURSELVES! We go through the first round and debate which bands will move on!  SUBSCRIBE FOR EPISODES EVERY WEEK! LEAVE A RATING & REVIEW TO REALLY HELP THE SHOW!

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In this very special bonus episode, we get to interview Will Pugh, the lead singer of Cartel, via telephone all the way from Nashville, TN!! We take a deep dive into Cartel's beginnings, getting a song into Madden 07, John Tucker Must Die & appearing on MTV's Band In a Bubble.  Will also shares his thoughts on the Warped Tour & the band's time on the Warped Tour criuse from 2017. On top of being related to an extremely famous musician/pioneer of music & art (listen to find out who!!), Will has also transitioned to a producer, mixer & engineer in Nashville.  He talks about what it is like to be on the other side of the glass & what is next for him personally (hint, it's pretty huge)!  The stories he told us were beyond belief, especially recording with Wyclef Jean!  SUBSCRIBE FOR MORE BONUS EPISODES & REMEMBER TO LEAVE A RATING AND REVIEW!!

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On any other week, a new Call of Duty getting announced, Jon Favreau writing & producing a Star Wars TV series, the Oscars (or Razzies) or John Williams stepping away from composing Star Wars films would be the main story... but not this week.  We are joined by Chris Shriver of the Platformers podcast to break down every announcement of the suprise Nintendo Direct that dropped on Thursday, including a NEW SUPER SMASH BROS GAME FOR SWITCH!!  Find out which characters we want to see in the game & our history through the original Smash on N64.  There were a TON of other announcements during the Direct as well.  This is our longest episode yet & for good reason. SUBSCRIBE FOR NEW EPISODES EVERY SINGLE WEEK!! Leave us a rating & review as well.  We read them all on the air.

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