Author: Pete Blackburn

QUIET, PLEASE! ‘Blockers’ was not very good, ‘A Quiet Place’ was excellent and we have some fixes to make with movie theaters

After one of the strangest buildups to a movie in recent memory, the Bad Boys see “Blockers” and their initial suspicions are confirmed. “A Quiet Place” is a triumph, movie theaters can be easily fixed and there’s a new party trick in town. Goosebump-inducing songs are discussed. Support the show on Patreon: www.patreon.com/listentobrunch

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ANALOGIES AND POINTS: Going to couples therapy and revisiting ‘Jersey Shore’

The podcast goes to couples therapy but the future looks bright. Chance The Rapper asks a silly question but it leads us to wonder what the perfect amount of friends for an adult is. (Hint: Not a lot.) DJ buys a luxury item that turns out to be a massive disappointment. How should we be […]

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BUNNIES AND OTHER FAKE ANIMALS: Easter myths busted, the future of CHVRCHES and DJ has a good sandwich

The bad boys go into detail on their process and worry about CHVRCHES’ latest releases. — Visit www.meundies.com/brunch for 20% off, Free Shipping AND their 100% Satisfaction Support the show on Patreon www.patreon.com/listentobrunch

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GAME ON: The adventure of seeing ‘Ready Player One’ and becoming video game guys

DJ issues a semi-apology to clear the air. The boys got together with a crew and went to see ‘Ready Player One’ without Jeff Israel, who may or may not have planned the outing. The movie drew mixed reviews, though the theater experience was a lively one. America is going to turn into a “Black […]

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YOU CRUSH MY DREAMS: A ‘Love Actually’ proposal, jukebox judgments, ‘Silicon Valley’ and ‘Barry’

Some idiot man proposed by editing himself into ‘Love Actually’ and we hope that marriage burns to the ground. Pete shares a jukebox anecdote and DJ gets very upset, leading to a rare podcast disagreement. ‘Silicon Valley’ returned with a strong start, but still leaves us wanting more. The series premiere of ‘Barry’ is also […]

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HUMAN DOG: Please stop putting your puppies in storage compartments

We like our coffee strong and our dogs alive. DJ is wearing makeup, turning 30 and thinking of wedding hashtags. Pete watches a lot of TV while on vacation. Lena Waithe’s meteoric rise isn’t stopping anytime soon. The writer of ‘Paddington 2’ has become a fan of ours. — Get a HIMS month trial for […]

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STREET BEAR: Idiotic criticisms of ‘Red Sparrow’, dancing at the bar, Pooh vs. Paddington

The end of the world is coming sooner than we thought. People are calling ‘Red Sparrow’ problematic and we are furious over it. DJ has an idea to fix the Oscars. It’s time to set some ground rules for making fun of ‘The Shape of Water.’ You ever just see someone dancing at the bar […]

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OSCARS REACTION REACTION: Not everything won, and PEOPLE WANT ANSWERS!

A lovely recap of the 2018 Oscars, during which two boys wonder what it’s like to have as much joy as Timothee Chalamet. via GIPHY   PREDICTIONS BEST PICTURE – THE SHAPE OF WATER DJ – LADY BIRD Pete – THE SHAPE OF WATER   BEST ACTOR – GARY OLDMAN DJ – DANIEL DAY-LEWIS, PHANTOM […]

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BRUNCH 2018 Oscars Best Picture reviews

The Oscars are this weekend. Have you seen every Best Picture nominee? We have, and we reviewed/graded them all with  mini-podcasts. You can find them all below. Call Me By Your Name DJ: 7.5/10 Pete: 7.8/10 Darkest Hour DJ: 5.5/10 Pete: 4.85/10 Dunkirk DJ: 7.4/10 Pete: 7.75/10 Get Out DJ: 10/10 Pete: 9.3/10 Lady Bird […]

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BRUNCH’s 2018 Oscars preview/predictions

Oscar SZN, folks. It’s time to dive into each of the major categories and make our picks and predictions. Not only did we make selections for nominees we think will win, we also highlighted who/what we think should win and why. In addition, we picked our favorite non-nominee (snubs) in five categories. Our best friend […]

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