Fri, 25 November 2016
The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are beaming down a new episode with an emphasis on our first contact with little green men. In honor of the new sci-fi movie "Arrival" the guys are pitching first contact stories and then chat up three more episodes in TV's best zombie series, 'Z Nation.' Stay tuned for the very end where the mystery of where Ben's signature sign-off came from.
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Episode 157 includes:
-The Rock has been declared People's Sexiest Man Alive. How was he not before?
-Anything big going on in the news? Anything at all? Oh yeah, Trump winning the presidential election. How will the world change from 2017 onward.
-Ben finds "Fantastic Beasts" to be an enjoyable Potter prequel. Nate disagrees.
-Nate finds "Arrival" to be an intelligent sci-fi movie. Ben disagrees.
-This Week's Pitch -- First Contact!
-Nate pitches a poorly prepared and ill-equipped White House staff fumbling first contact and an idea where the aliens have come to have sex with the ranking Sexiest Man Alive (save us, The Rock!).
-Ben pitches a "West Wing" episode over first contact, aliens landing in North Korea, aliens looking identical to Hitler based upon our early radio waves, and insectoid aliens who think cockroaches are the dominant species.
-Bonus Discussion: 'Z Nation' (episodes 3x08-10)
-The guys chat about the latest three enjoyable zombie episodes and the storylines shaping up for a confrontation.
Mon, 14 November 2016
The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" welcome fan Alex Knerem onto the show for a marvelous discussion over the new superhero supreme, Doctor Strange. The guys ask Alex to open up about some of his favorite films of the year and the gang all discusses the highly enjoyable and highly creative comic film, "Doctor Strange" Ben pitches magic in the real world and to close the threesome plays a game of Movies Against Humanity and reminds each other of the rules.
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Episode 156 includes:
-An update on Devin Faraci's strange downfall and the future of The Canon podcast.
-Hollywood white washing debate 3.0
-Alex reveals his favorite films of 2016. Expect many comic book films.
-"Doctor Strange" is a great, imaginative, trippy origin tale that demands to be seen in 3D.
-This Week's Pitch -- Magic in the Real World!
-Ben pitches a battle between science and magic and a world where Shakespeare characters come alive with forgotten memories.
-This Week's Game -- Movies Against Humanity!
-The guys play three rounds arguing the best film cases for Most Environmentally Conscious, Best Special Effects, and Most Groundbreaking.
Fri, 4 November 2016
The "Dirty Sons of Pitches" are recording Halloween weekend with a spooky lineup of news including some significant departures from projects that have been eagerly anticipated. They pitch stories during wartime in honor of the WWII movie "Hacksaw Ridge" and return once more to discussing the latest two episodes of "Z Nation." Also enjoy the misplaced Sega CD nostalgia.
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Episode 155 includes:
-New Lando is in, Tim Miller is out as director of "Deadpool 2" and Bryan Fuller is out as showrunner for new "Star Trek" series.
-Ben and Nate enjoy "Denial" but wish it would have been a documentary instead.
-"Inferno" is a regression from "Angels & Demons" and the best part is the Italian scenery.
-The guys could only watch one and a half episodes of the truly terrible Woody Allen Amazon six-part series, "Crisis in Six Scenes."
-Mel Gibson returns to glorious bloody life as director of the invigorating "Hacksaw Ridge."
-This Week's Pitch -- Life During Wartime!
-Ben pitches a battle over one house fighting two sides of a war that want the land, reanimated soldiers being ripped out of heaven and hell and chased by demons, and an invasion from the future.
-Nate pitches a war that relies upon soldiers from a parallel world or clones to fight in our place.
-Bonus Discussion: SyFy's 'Z Nation' (3x07-08)
-The guys discuss two of the latest episodes from the third season of the best zombie series on TV, SyFy Cahnnel's "Z Nation."