Podcast by Pete Blackburn & DJ Bean
info_outline DAWSON'S CORK: Bennifer is officially 'steamy' 06/16/2021
DAWSON'S CORK: Bennifer is officially 'steamy' A new picture of Ben and Jen has the bad boys wondering why every picture of two celebrities is described as "cozy" or "steamy." Pete and DJ have begun lying to each other for fun. More chicken sandwich/BTS meal talk, plus a random Dawson's Creek review (S4 E19: "Late"). Support the podcast: patreon.com/listentobrunch
info_outline 101 DOG JOKERS (w/ Randy Havens): Friends reunion, Cruella, Mare of Easttown, A Quiet Place Part II 06/02/2021
101 DOG JOKERS (w/ Randy Havens): Friends reunion, Cruella, Mare of Easttown, A Quiet Place Part II After a brief discussion about popular kids at soccer bars, the bad boys review the Friends reunion, Mare of Easttown and A Quiet Place Part II. Randy Havens is an impromptu guest for a heated Dog Joker review.
info_outline THE 'TENT COMMANDMENTS: We have a material avalanche 05/26/2021
THE 'TENT COMMANDMENTS: We have a material avalanche Dog Joker and A Quiet Place II are upon us. We review Lena Waithe's season of Master of None and discuss a cancelable classic song. All of that is done after we talk about the Saw universe for a little while. Support the podcast and get Friday episodes: patreon.com/listentobrunch
info_outline FROM BOSTON: Good Will Hunting + The Town 05/12/2021
FROM BOSTON: Good Will Hunting + The Town As Affleck Week rages on, we visit Cambridge, Massachusetts and discuss Boston accents, Ben Affleck’s Boston films and his refusal to wear a Yankees hat. Get every Affleck Week episode at patreon.com/listentobrunch.
info_outline AFFLECK ORIGINS: Welcome to Affleck Week 05/10/2021
AFFLECK ORIGINS: Welcome to Affleck Week Five days of Affleck Week is here. The bad boys discuss the latest Affleck headlines and focus on the early part of Ben's career with a discussion about Chasing Amy. Get access to all of Affleck Week: patreon.com/listentobrunch.
info_outline THE GRAPE AFFLECK DISCUSSION (or "You looked at me in the night") 05/05/2021
THE GRAPE AFFLECK DISCUSSION (or "You looked at me in the night") Grapes, Ben Affleck updates, P!nk stonks and the NFL draft. This one is truly terrific. Support the podcast and get us to Affleck Week: patreon.com/listentobrunch
info_outline SMASHIN' RACKETS: Pete makes up a catchy word 04/28/2021
SMASHIN' RACKETS: Pete makes up a catchy word Bud Light sent us some stuff, but not a sponsorship. Pete has some free time and came up with an incredible word to describe it. The Bad Boys discuss the Oscars and how good they are at talkin' sports. Plus, a Lena Waithe-centered Master of None season is on the way. Support the podcast and get bonus episodes at patreon.com/listentobrunch
info_outline THE OLD BALLGAME! Are Pringles good? 04/21/2021
THE OLD BALLGAME! Are Pringles good? The Super League isn’t happening, which apparently is a good thing? We dunno; the name sounded pretty cool! The bad boys have an extremely strong conversation about baseball and hatch an idea involving Jack Black. We also have a new favorite dude with sign.
info_outline A SELTZER FOR EVERY OCASSION: We're over the guy with the sign 04/14/2021
A SELTZER FOR EVERY OCASSION: We're over the guy with the sign Videos are the new GIFs. We're out on Dude with Sign, who is hella corporate smh. Speaking of corporate, we think we've found a good sponsor. DJ's rollerblading life is off to an interesting start. The new Mighty Ducks show is pleasant. How do you take your soda?
info_outline FROM THE BOOK OF BRUNCH: We are Pokemon 03/31/2021
FROM THE BOOK OF BRUNCH: We are Pokemon Chet Hanks’ ‘Saturdays are for the Boys’ adaptation might be over before it began. DJ and Pete pick which Pokemon the other is. A review of Sound of Metal, a hygienic ad read and a discussion off the latest Spiral trailer.
info_outline CINNAMON TOAST SNAKE OIL: It’s Wednesday and it’s Monday 03/24/2021
CINNAMON TOAST SNAKE OIL: It’s Wednesday and it’s Monday We guess who wrote what about the Cinnamon Toast Crunch/shrimp fiasco. A Jeopardy guest host might be a snake oil salesman. Trumpet players have supreme posture. Google thinks Pete has a high AAV. DJ recommends baths. Music is back.
info_outline BIG MUSIC GUYS: John Norris talks Grammys and the state of pop 03/17/2021
BIG MUSIC GUYS: John Norris talks Grammys and the state of pop The Grammys ditched their format and threw an absolute party. Longtime music journalist John Norris joins to discuss Music’s Biggest Night, BTS and music journalism over the years. Plus, Oscar nominations are out, we have a plan for the Dog Joker rollout and a Ben Affleck development.
info_outline SPIELBERG’S CAT NAP: Pete sees Hook! We do an ad read! 03/10/2021
SPIELBERG’S CAT NAP: Pete sees Hook! We do an ad read! Gum stonk watch continues back with listener testimonials. A brief conversation about MTV VJs. Pete sees Hook, leading to a thorough breakdown of the Robin Williams epic. The bad boys have an ad read and it's a classic. Patreon.com/listentobrunch
info_outline GUM AND CRYING: The new 'Tom & Jerry' was a doozy! 03/03/2021
GUM AND CRYING: The new 'Tom & Jerry' was a doozy! What happened to gum? Is gum in trouble? We discuss what our dream De Niro-style internship would be and review the new Tom & Jerry movie. www.patreon.com/listentobrunch
info_outline WE'RE JOINING WASHED MEDIA: What it means & what's next 03/03/2021
WE'RE JOINING WASHED MEDIA: What it means & what's next Brunch is moving to Washed Media. In addition to joining the network, we're expanding our offerings and beefing up our Patreon community. We try to make a "Brunch starter pack" for any new listeners. Patreon.com/listentobrunch
info_outline TOUCH OF GREY: Daft Punk is dead and we watched 'I Care A Lot' 02/24/2021
TOUCH OF GREY: Daft Punk is dead and we watched 'I Care A Lot' Daft Punk broke up so we discuss some Daft Punk feelings, plus some bands/artists that we don't necessarily "get" to the level that's expected. We also tease some show news & review "I Care A Lot" -- a movie we enjoyed to varying degrees.
info_outline THINKING ABOUT STUHLBARG: Pockets, Britney doc, STUHLBARG 02/10/2021
THINKING ABOUT STUHLBARG: Pockets, Britney doc, STUHLBARG Which pockets do you use? The people need to know!
info_outline GRACE VS. DISGRACE: The Little Things is rough 02/03/2021
GRACE VS. DISGRACE: The Little Things is rough We need to have a difficult discussion about Rami Malek: Is he a good actor? “The Little Things” really stinks, plus an appreciation of Stephen A. Smith, revisiting La La Land, regrading A Star is Born from memory, the gap between “graceful” and “disgraceful” and more “Your Honor” madness!
info_outline WRECKING BALL: We didn't win the lottery but here's what we'd do if we did 01/27/2021
WRECKING BALL: We didn't win the lottery but here's what we'd do if we did We also watched "Young Promising Woman" and "In & Of Itself"
info_outline OCT. 2, 1999 (w/ Steven Horowitz): The significance of New Radicals 01/21/2021
OCT. 2, 1999 (w/ Steven Horowitz): The significance of New Radicals After Joe Biden's inauguration led to a rare performance from New Radicals, music journalist and Gregg Alexander biographer Steven Horowitz joins the bad boys to discuss the project and rank the top moments in "You Get What You Give."
info_outline WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO ABOUT BEN AFFLECK? Only in Boston! 01/04/2021
WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO ABOUT BEN AFFLECK? Only in Boston! Welcome to 2021!* (*Only in Boston)
info_outline FOLKMOST (w/ John Feitelberg): Building the ultimate 2020 Taylor Swift album 12/16/2020
FOLKMOST (w/ John Feitelberg): Building the ultimate 2020 Taylor Swift album Pete is sick and we're starting to strongly consider the possibility that we'll never hear Matt's band. Part 1 of a cliffhanger "Happiest Season" review. John Feitelberg joins to discuss Taylor Swift's "Evermore" and draft a 2020 Taylor album, which proves to be a thrilling exercise.
info_outline SANTA, BLOODY SANTA: Christmas Chronicles 2, Fatman, The Undoing, A Teacher 12/03/2020
SANTA, BLOODY SANTA: Christmas Chronicles 2, Fatman, The Undoing, A Teacher With reviews for Christmas Chronicles 2, Fatman, The Undoing and A Teacher, the bad boys have TOO MUCH WORK THIS EPISODE!!!