JKP! Ep.258: Large the Bear

“When I was in college…” Brandon, Liz and Josh waste NO TIME this week (didn’t even fool you for a second there, did we?) and dive right into Guardians of the Galaxy 2 and renew their…

JKP! Ep.257: Jazz Cabbage

“We slam a Dew and talk about hot boys.” BLT is back! This week’s episode starts off pretty heavy as Brandon, Liz and Tom take a somber and serious dive into Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale… then…

JKP! Ep.256: For Everyone, Seriously

“I don’t want to go there and be baka gaijin.” It’s Eric’s last show– possibly ever!?!?– and Brandon, Liz, Tom and Jenny have decided to see him off with a flurry of excitement over trailers, trailers,…

JKP! Ep.255: Broke as a Joke

“Cool. Cool joke.” April showers bring… a lot of repeat topics from our last episode, apparently. Join Brandon, Liz, Jen, Tom and Josh as they recap this year’s April Fools highlights, talk about some more…

JKP! Ep.254: Moon Zoo

“I believe that genre is called ‘clop clop,’ thank you.” Dashing and daring, courageous and caring! These are words that COULD be used to describe your internet friends Brandon, Liz, Tom, and Jenny as they…

JKP! Ep.253: Every Natural Surface

“The ass has been dampened!” SOO-GAH, JKPeers! It’s been one hell of a week in video game land, so let’s join Brandon, Harrison and Josh as they discuss the surprising durability of trash cans in Horizon:…

JKP! Ep.252: Instant Nonsense Machine

“Why hasn’t some trash-bastard made that yet?” My goodness, what a full table we have! Join Brandon, Liz, Tom, Harrison and Josh on this special Switch-mas Eve episode as they go full Johto with the latest…

JKP! Ep.251: Hired for Anime

“Do a sex machina!” Hope you saved up some orbs, because it’s time to summon Brandon, Tom and Eric (!!) and discuss Nintendo’s latest mobile offering, Fire Emblem Heroes. Also: we establish Steiner’s crucial role in Final Fantasy…

JKP! Ep.250: Balls Swallowing Balls

“I AM the Tokyo Big Show!” Good evening, good evening, good evening good evening. Good evening. It’s podcast time, in case you weren’t aware, and Brandon, Liz and Harrison are sure as heck gonna talk about…

JKP! Ep.249: Always Baffled

“Would ya’ just GIVE him a MINUTE?” Welcome to 2017, JKPeers. With Nintendo’s full Switch unveiling mere days away, Brandon and Josh bide their time and take a moment to chew on Scalebound’s abrupt cancellation, a…

JKP! Ep.248: Go Eat Everything

“Wake up, sheeple!” -Liz Macke In the last podcast of 2016, Brandon, Liz, Tom, and Josh say goodbye to George Michael, send their best wishes to Carrie Fisher, spoil and review Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find…

JKP! Ep.247: Binders Full of Elves

“What a great moment here at the Game Awards…” It’s  time for JKP’s kinda-sorta-holiday episode, and Brandon, Liz and Josh have come up with new reasons for the seasons: Geoff Keighley’s annual Game Awards, new Hollywood…

JKP! Ep.246: Weeb Streak

“He’s so pissed he’s DEAD.” Brandon, Liz, Josh, Harrison and a sporadic, electronic hum come together in the loft to map out the week’s major upcoming events and “celebrate” the release of Final Fantasy XV. Other topics…

JKP! Ep.245: A Modest Daddy

“The moon is a harsh mistress. Now, who wants a mustache ride?” THIS WEEK: Brandon is joined by Liz, Tom and Zack for patriotic breakfasts, floppy Simpsons, Doctor Strange (SPOILERS this time!), early buzz around…

JKP! Ep.244: Jame Doody Dench

“I’ll wear somethin’ spooky.” NX: REVEALED! This week, join Brandon, Liz, Tom and Heidi as they (finally) react to Nintendo’s Switch and the latest update to Animal Crossing. Then, after the break, we refuse to spoil Doctor…

JKP! Ep.243: Toodlin’ Around

“I’m his favorite and I’m pretty sure he’s right!” Happy sort-of-Halloween episode, JKPeers! This week: Brandon is joined by Liz (fresh from her trip to Ireland), Heidi (enjoying the innards of a months-old birthday balloon)…

JKP! Ep.242: Internet May Mays

“I want him to fill my book nook with glass baubles.” THIS WEEK: Brandon, Josh, Harrison and Tom discuss hateful frog memes, BattleBots, deadly drones, handsome glass blowers, PlayStation VR, give some spoiler-free Luke Cage thoughts, and…

JKP! Ep.241: Pippin or Poppin

“Is 35 the age where you reach your curious stage? And just have to start putting things in your mouth?” This week’s show starts out somber as Liz and Brandon take some time to eulogize the…

JKP! Ep.240: Sex in Space (at Dragon*Con 2016)

“…and that’s how Mary Jane died.” Whoaaaa nelly, JKPeers! It’s our annual Dragon*Con 2016 wrap party! Join us for three distinct conversations with this year’s survivors (including special guests from the Level 7 Access Marvel Cinematic…

JKP! Ep.239: Non Spookuitur

“You will die of stardom.” This week, Brandon, Tom and Liz launch right into a discussion about Stranger Things (spoilers for the first two episodes only!) and get hyped for the potential weeaboo appeal of Japan’s 2020 Olympic…

JKP! Ep.238: Free Company

“I’m fourteen! And an idiot.” This week, Brandon, Heidi, Jenny and Tom soar up, up, and up some more for last minute, pre-launch No Man’s Sky chatter and an update on Final Fantasy XIV’s latest Heavensward shenanigans. Then, after…

JKP! Ep.237: Sahga Janeesis

“Lemme tell you about a little guy named Ray Parker. WAIT… Junior.” Comic-Con’s a wrap! Let’s make that official with Brandon, Liz, Josh, Tom and Harrison as they give spoiler-free thoughts on Star Trek Beyond and touch…

JKP! Ep.236: Mouth Fights

“Don’t do it, stupid!” Are you kids ready to talk about Pokémon GO?? Great! So let’s talk about soda and fast food instead with Brandon, Josh, Tom and Liz! Then, after the break, you can…

JKP! Ep.235: Rated G for Goofballs

“I dare you to kill me, God!” JKPeer Tyler returns to the show this week to celebrate the Electronic Entertainment Expo with Brandon, Josh, Tom and Liz– but first he must sit through a bit of…

JKP! Ep.234: E3 2016

Holy shit! Brandon went to E3! Wish you were there? Well, now you can! You can be-were-there, sort of! Vicariously! Between working a kiosk and walking the floor, Brandon somehow convinced Harrison and Allegra to take a…

JKP! Ep.233: Don’t Be Baka Gaijin

“He gave you, like, the BEST thank you!” Guess which lion-faced heartthrob is back from Japan! Brandon and Eric are joined by a second, auxiliary Eric– longtime listener Eric Jarman of Jarman Props— to bask in wide-eyed wonderment…

JKP! Ep.232: Didn’t Take

“Ze Libyans!” This week’s show starts out sad as Brandon, Liz, Eric, Josh and Harrison bid farewell to comic book visionary Darwyn Cooke and, much less importantly, The Muppets and Disney Infinity. Then, after the break, we GUSH…

JKP! Ep.231: Stay in the Lanes

“I understand we’re all shitting for the fun of shitting…” Bill Doran of Punished Props (and our last few Dragon*Con panels) joins Brandon, Josh, Eric, Tom, Jen and his friendly rival Harrison for a rowdy group…

JKP! Ep.230: Can’t Wait to Hate

“Please don’t confuse me with jerking off.” Hope you guys like trailers, ’cause Brandon, Liz, Harrison and Tom are here to talk about a bunch of movies that aren’t even close to coming out yet. The Emoji…

JKP! Ep.229: Apologymnastics

“…and it’s almost as good as real buttons.” What an eventful two weeks! My goodness! Best to get right to the jibber-jabber with Brandon, Josh and Tom as they tackle fake NX controllers, rumored PS4 upgrades, and…

JKP! Ep.228: No Crazy Pizzas

“Well, possibly how dare you!” What smells like olives and pineapple? Why, it must be a VERY SPECIAL live episode of JKP! That’s right– we tempted fate and turned on the webcams for another recording– this…

JKP! Ep.227: The Baby Dimension

“I thought you said there was Beef Mountain!” In this week’s episode, Brandon, Eric and Liz will identify their favorite cartoon ducks and learn to accept carrots of all colors! They start with a breakdown of the latest…

JKP! Ep.226: Kid Dwacula

“How do you shit a president to death?” Hewwo, JKPeews! Wewcome to anover podcast episowd! Join Brandon, Josh, Tom and Liz as they invite Eric back to the podcast for a series of heated debates over The Expanse, The…

JKP! Ep.225: Punch That Guy (It’s Z-Time!)

“How’s the health coverage at this job? Because I have to lick the pirate.” It’s that time of year, children… Z-Day has arrived and Zack has taken the reins once again! This year, Charleston (formerly Tom), Chunnywig…

JKP! Ep.224: Crunch Wrath Supreme

“There! That’s working! I’ll leave it alone, now.” Surprise! It’s February! Feel free to react openly, honestly, and in full view of the camera this week as Brandon, Liz and Josh bid a sad farewell to Alan Rickman…

JKP! Ep.223: My Buddy

“Wherever I go…” Brandon, Josh and Liz are here to pay their respects to our dearly departed Starman, David Bowie. He would want us to soldier on and keep it weird, however, so fret not– there’s…

JKP! Ep.222: Abrams’ Lucky Charms

“Moist. Because of Star Wars.” Join Brandon, Heidi, Harrison, Josh, Tom and Liz as they discuss every agonizing detail of Star Wars: The Force Awakens! Learn why it doesn’t matter if Rey is a Mary Sue! Guess…

JKP! Ep.221: The Lucas Gravy Haze

“NO! I won’t EAT IT unless it looks like STAR WARS!” Happy Holidays, JKPeers! Deck the halls with Brandon, Josh, Harrison and Zack for one last Force Awakens discussion before the movie actually comes out and…

JKP! Ep.220: Super Pretend

“It’s like fanfiction.net, except none of them f-ck.” Brandon, Josh and Tom are here to waste even more precious podcast minutes talking about Star Wars, chime in on the surprising return of Mystery Science Theater 3000, and discover a…

JKP! Ep.219: Rooty Toots 5

“CONDEMNATION from the Nation of Sensitive Boys…” Get yourself some of that “Pikachu glow” this week by joining Brandon, Tom and Liz for a three hour celebration of Holiday-themed cereal jingles… oh, and also the latest Nintendo Direct…

JKP! Ep.218: The Ravioli Highway

“Don’t put that in your mouth, moron.” Welcome to November! Join Brandon, Liz, Tom, Josh and Zack as they record a happy little podcast about celebrity Halloween freak shows, the zeitgeist surrounding Twitch’s Bob Ross marathon,…

JKP! Ep.217: True Spookums

“Hope y’liked it, Carl!” It’s Halloween, sort of! It’s the Back to the Future future! It’s both of those things and more in our newest episode as Brandon, Josh, Tom and Jenny discuss Crimson Peak, Pan, Valve’s…

JKP! Ep.216: Download a Table

“What, did you fuck up slightly?” Welcome to the Dogcast! This week’s show finds Brandon, Tom, Josh, Harrison, Eric and special guest Marina discussing some fresh-eyed impressions of Fire Emblem: Awakening, a disappointing review of Dragon Age:…

JKP! Ep.215: My Name is Ishmael

“Seriously, spiral-cut honey glazed? Best.” Welcome to another crowded podcast episode on this, the ONLY website on the Internet! Brandon, Liz, Tom, Josh, Zack and Harrison have survived another annual Summer convention gauntlet and are super ready to…

JKP! Ep.214: Dragon*Con Propcast II: Prop the Mic

“Jump Kick Punch: What else are you gonna do?” It’s our second LIVE Dragon*Con panel! Professional thing-makers Harrison Krix (of Volpin Props) and Bill Doran (of Punished Props) join Brandon, Eric, Josh and Tom for…

JKP! Ep.213: He Dood It

“Everyone ‘dood it’ to everyone.” If you’ve been waiting patiently for another Brandon/Josh episode… this is your week, fella. You made it. As Dragon*Con looms ever-closer and the curse of August claims JKPeers left and right, this…

JKP! Ep.212: Grumpy Del Taco

“This is how this episode’s gonna go, by the way.” Join Brandon, Josh and Eric as they take some time out of their Monday evening to eulogize the newest Fantastic Four reboot, dish on Microsoft’s Gamescom showing…

JKP! Ep.211: The Sound of Gum

“Put this marketing in your mouth… and chew on it.” July is almost over and the table’s lookin’ mighty empty, so Brandon, Tom and Eric are kickin’ back and letting the conversation hang out as they discuss the last two…

JKP! Ep.210: Exhaustingly Stupid

“Do you want us to describe Goku’s shirt again?” Strap into those safety harnesses, JKPeers; it’s a three-hour roller coaster of emotions this week. Join Brandon, Josh, Tom, Liz and Cody as they discuss and digest this year’s…

JKP! Ep.209: Nope Nope Nope

“…and that’s exactly when the Adderall wore off.” Shake off those post-E3 blues with Brandon, Eric, Josh, Liz and Harrison as they get some eyewitness accounts of the show floor, make some live preparations for San Diego Comic-Con, and share a survival…

JKP! Ep.208: Sony Wins at E3 2015

JKP’s “3 for E3” episodes conclude with Sony’s jaw-dropping show-stopper of a press conference! Miracles are real, and Sony backed up a truck full of cash for the exclusive rights. Listen in as Brandon, Josh, Tom,…

JKP! Ep.207: Softly Microsoft at E3 2015

JKP’s “3 for E3” episodes continue with reactions to the Microsoft Xbox Briefing! Brandon, Josh, Tom, Jen and Tyler keep the E3 train rolling ever-onward with an hour and a half of Halo 5, bonkers new…

JKP! Ep.206: Nintendidn’t at E3 2015

JKP! is going 3 for E3! Three companies, three conferences, three hour-and-a-half episodes for your listening pleasure. Brandon, Josh, Jenny and returning special guest Tyler kick things off with Nintendo, dissecting their scattershot showing this year that included…

JKP! Ep.205: The Crux of the F*ckery

“I’m sorry, I had Taco Bell. It makes me mean.” Pull up a chair and join an already crowded table with Brandon, Eric, Tom, Josh, Zack and special guests Liz and Dan for an episode that…

JKP! Ep.204: Mind Poison

“What about compared this and does it including last year, as well?” Why is this week’s episode almost four grueling hours in length? What a good question! Prepare for no reasonable answer as Brandon, Josh,…

JKP! Ep.203: A Giant Crack in the Veneer

“I wasn’t what you would call a very ‘fun’ child.” This week: Brandon, Heidi, Liz, Tom, Harrison and Josh talk about their recent adventures from opposing coastlines! Enjoy a virtual vacation as the group describes the ups,…

JKP! Ep.201: Wake Up, Handsome Friends

“I’m gonna punch you so hard that I get fired from Top Gear.” So begins the slow, sad march to 300. Join Brandon, Harrison, the Wu-Tom Clan and Eric this week as they try to figure out what’s…

JKP! Ep.200: The Live Disaster

“You did this to yourself.” Episode Double Hundred! We made it! We came limping and screaming over the finish line, but we made it! Get ready for a lengthy intro and plenty of apologizing before…

JKP! Ep.199: The Less You Care

“Let me crush you with my knowledge penis!” This week: Josh hits the ground running with a precious half hour window to harp on The Order: 1886 and the current state of AAA video games. Then, after…

JKP! Ep.198: Celebrate Z-Day

“Love it to the limit… and then love it again.” It’s that time again– and this year is bigger and better than ever! Witness the birth of America’s new favorite holiday as Zandon, Zeric, Zosh, Zenny, Zeidi…

JKP! Ep.197: Widen Your Mind

“You owe the city $400,000 for littering.” Heads up, JKP historians: the original quartet is back this week! Say hello to Brandon, Zack, Josh and Tom (in that order of appearance) as they say goodbye to action choreography virtuoso…

JKP! Ep.196: Warm Cookie Town

“Stare deep into the taint of Bendis!” Surprise, JKPeers– Zack is here, and he’s banished any and all Korra discussions for another two weeks! Brace yourself as he swoops in to tell Brandon, Eric, Tom, Jen and Josh about the highlights…

JKP! Ep.195: Tim Horton Poutine Xrd

“I got, like, two cylinders. Can you believe it??” JKP begins its sixth year of podcasting in suitable fashion with Josh whipping out his “complaint jugs” to educate Brandon, Eric, Tom and Harrison on The Legend of Korra’s finale, network censorship and the unavoidable…

JKP! Ep.194: A Fistful of Fist

“This is a very weird game of touch football.” Happy Merry once again, JKPeers! Join Brandon, Josh and first-time guest Ena(???) from Hi-Rez Studios as they celebrate the holiday season by discussing Sony’s unfortunate The Interview disaster and the…

JKP! Ep.193: Most Clicks Baited

“I don’t listen to most things.” Goodness gracious, what a weekend! Join Brandon, Eric, Tom, Josh and Harrison as they recap the ups, downs and in-betweens of Geoff Keighley’s latest Video Game Awards show and Sony’s first-ever…

JKP! Ep.192: The Bus of 30

“You’d probably love the first five minutes of it.” This week: Josh has some hilarious observations about the world of Pokemon! Eric is immediately displeased with Dragon Age: Inquisition! Brandon thinks he knows what happened to Sonic Boom! Tom enjoys…

JKP! Ep.191: The Nemesis Machine

“That was a very diplomatic way of calling them idiots.” Join Brandon, Eric, Josh, Tom, special guest Jenny and a sudden/unexpected Harrison for this week’s very informative podcast. Learn about kudzu! Learn about Blizzard’s new IP, Overwatch! Learn about…

JKP! Ep.190: Ultron Smash

“You’re not a very good Snickledorf.” Pour yourself a glass of Soylent and start the hype machines, ’cause Brandon, Josh and Tom want you to get fired up over the latest updates for Avengers: Age of Ultron and Super Smash…

JKP! Ep.189: Can Be a Wizard

“I believe in myself!” With the news from NYCC fresh on their minds, this week’s show finds Brandon, Eric, Josh and Tom walking through Marvel and DC’s recently revealed 6-year movie calendar to discover when, exactly, they should start…

JKP! Ep.188: Third Base

“You think it’s gonna be fine, and then suddenly… TGS.” It’s a full roster turnout this week as Brandon, Eric, Josh, Zack, Tom and Harrison join hands around the mics to discuss Anime conventions, the changing…

JKP! Ep.187: Equality Biscuits

“I would accept unsolicited pictures of biscuits.” It’s that time again, to put it mildly, as JKP hosts its third gender politics roundtable. Join Brandon, Heidi, Liz, Jenny, Allison, Sarah, Naty and Josh for a…

JKP! Ep.186: Longshoreman’s Drop

“That’s when it pays to be stupid and unobservant, like me!” This week’s episode: Harrison is bored with Destiny! Eric is disappointed in Notch! No one is listening to Josh describe webcomics! Brandon just doesn’t! He just…

JKP! Ep.185: The Dragon*Con Propcast

Join Brandon, Josh, Eric, Harrison and their first-time, extremely special guest Bill Doran of Punished Props for the show’s first-ever LIVE panel! Friendships were made. Eyes were rolled. Questions were asked. Backs were flipped. If…

JKP! Ep.184: Through the Outmouth

“The only anime I’ve ever seen is Gundam Wing.” Join Brandon, Eric and Tom this week as they say goodbye to Robin Williams, discuss the latest feature films for Dragon Balls and Ninja Turtles, run the gamut…

JKP! Ep.183: The Comics Authority

“That’s why you never get my Master Blaster reference!” This week: Brandon, Eric, Tom and Josh are joined by Jen and Liz for a post-Comic-Con roundtable that covers Batman v. Superman, Wonder Woman’s new suit, Marvel-published…

JKP! Ep.182: The Ultimate Wrangle

“I’m an adult, and that means getting mad at video games.” We’re wranglin’ nerds, saving kittens and getting tattoos! Join Brandon, Josh and Tom on the eve of this year’s San Diego Comic-Con as they cast the Sonic…

JKP! Ep.181: Following Donutsaurus

“I self-identify as a painted baby boat.” This week’s show finds Brandon, Eric and Harrison welcoming Zack back to the table for an evening of potato salad Kickstarters and a few recent games (like Entwined and Shovel Knight). Then, after the break, Emily joins the show to heap…

JKP! Ep.180: Holodeck Film Noir

“Look at the stupid future!” Harrison is back from his first-ever E3 and Brandon, Eric and Tom have oh so many questions. Which booths had the shortest lines? Who had the most comfortable-looking uniform?? What the hell…

JKP! Ep.179: The E3 No-No Zone

“If you wanna make checkers you can make checkers because you’re a fucking maniac.” E3 2014 is here! The big press conferences came and went, and now it falls to Brandon, Eric, Josh, Tom, Jen…

JKP! Ep.178: Gum Up the Buttworks

“Whoops-oops-oops-oops-oops!” E3 2014 is nigh! Tune in as Brandon, Tom and Eric seize this final opportunity to pool their collective wits, peer into the future and predict which major surprises haven’t already been announced. Plus: a little…

JKP! Ep.177: The Colony Drop

“Well, now you’re not invited anymore.” Enjoy a low-key episode this week as Harrison tempers excitement for his first (and sudden) E3 trip, Brandon likes the look of Sunset Overdrive and Eric tries to hawk his…

JKP! Ep.176: A Metaphor for Cookies

“It’s like we’re really reading Neogaf.” Brandon may be sick this week, but that certainly won’t stop him (or Josh, Eric and “Todd”) from grabbing the microphones to ensure another quality episode! Tune in to hear…

JKP! Ep.175: Check Your Privilege

“That’s the Josh talking.” It’s JKP’s 175th episode sort-of spectacular! Pour yourself a bottle of ‘Josh’ while Brandon, Eric, Zack, Josh, Harrison and Tom discuss Captain America: The Winter Soldier and the Nintendo news trifecta…

JKP! Ep.174: Consciously Stupid

“I just wanna know which reddit thread that opinion came from.” Hope you kids like anime, ’cause this week is chock full of the stuff. Pull up a chair as Brandon, Eric, Harrison and Cody…

JKP! Ep.173: It’s a Job

“Row, row, earn your paycheck!” Insensitive, stereotypically Irish greeting to you, JKPeers! This week finds Brandon, Eric, Harrison and Tom pullin’ up chairs to discuss the annual horrors of St. Patrick’s Day, finally react to Ken…

JKP! Ep.172: Darkness is My Favorite Color

“I’m drinking and I’m new here.” This week’s show finds Brandon, Eric, Josh and friend of the show/special guest Cody paying tribute to the late, great Harold Ramis. Things get nice and weird after that with…

JKP! Ep.171: Waxing the Combat Machine

“See, now you’re drinking the Kool-Aid but you’re chuggin’ it through your butt.” The show returns to “normal” this week as Brandon, Josh, Eric and Harrison play a three hour game of pop culture catch-up….

JKP! Ep.170: The Delicious Males of Z-Time

“Is it called the devil dot hell dot com?” It’s JKP’s annual pre-Valentine’s episode, and you know what that means: Zack is hosting– and, miraculously, the whole gang is here to join the “fun!” Grab…

JKP! Ep.169: SortofQuest

“So according to this, everybody’s gonna NOT choose accordion legs! This is not a difficult choice!” The Backward Compatibles are here! Jenny and Allison join the roundtable alongside Brandon, Tom, Harrison and Eric this week…

JKP! Ep.168: Windy as a Bastard

“Me? I like books and Linkin Park.” Join Brandon, Tom, Eric and the intense/persistent hum of central heating at full blast as this week’s show celebrates Japanese animation! Tom is apparently allergic to the first episode…

JKP! Ep.167: The Taste of Batman

“Well, Master Bruce, my parents are totally fine…“ Grab some nog and join us for a very merry podcast this week as Brandon, Harrison, Josh and Eric close out the calendar year with the crushing…

JKP! Ep.166: More More More More

“Death Mountain picked up the check…” Zack finds his way back to the table this week to join Brandon, Josh and Eric as they discuss the familiar breath of fresh air that is Legend of…

JKP! Ep.165: Wexbox Three Sissky

“Nothin’ but Jeeps and C4. That’s it.” Tom is back, everybody! And he’s been playing a lot of games! Tune in this week to hear him share his thoughts on Tearaway and Ratchet & Clank:…

JKP! Ep.164: More Craigslist

“He just gave you something you can’t enjoy!” Get ready to learn some special Craigslist codewords this week as Brandon, Eric and Harrison wax philosophic on baseball stadiums (what?), this Friday’s impending PS4 launch, and Sonic Lost World….

JKP! Ep.163: Meatnormous

“It means a lot to me that you’re offering me platitudes.” Boo and etc., JKPeers!  Tune in this week for a very Halloweeny episode and play along** as Harrison faces his own waking nightmare: Brandon,…

JKP! Ep.162: Snack Attack

“Shields are down, Captain! We’re out of sunglasses! We’re venting drive-Fonzie!” Sit back, point and laugh with Harrison at Brandon, Josh and Eric as they snub the weekend’s New York Comic-Con news in favor of…

JKP! Ep.161: Lazy Dragons

“Pepperidge Farm remembers.” Brandon, Harrison, Josh and Eric reevaluate the hearts and souls of the Game Grumps, share the reality behind the now-infamous Volpin Props Marriott carpet cosplay cease-and-desist, and further explore the world of Final…

JKP! Ep.160: Pro Bolin

Who needs a full roster when you’ve got cartoony bullshit goofy fun!? This week’s two-man show finds rare focus as Brandon and Eric discuss the past few weeks of game news, including worthy Kickstarters (including…

JKP! Ep.159: The Dragon*Con Wrap Party

Human sweat burritos, marshmallow buttholes and plenty of bung for everyone! It’s a special post-con episode this week as our regular roster and a lineup of special guests join the show for a long weekend…

JKP! Ep.158: Chicken Suit for the Soul

“Paul Blart Mall Cop Plall Blarp Maoglop Parblarmakap!” It’s all hands on deck this week (for a solid half hour or so, anyway) as Brandon, Harrison, Josh, Eric, Zack and Tom discuss the oddball allure…

JKP! Ep.157: The End Men

“I change lives. What do you do?” This week, Brandon sits back and watches the levels as Eric and Zack share  excited conversations about Pacific Rim, modern animation, new Spider-Men, old X-Men, and as many…

JKP! Ep.156: Nerd Safari!

“Fuckin’, whatever, Hank. Get in the car.” Join Brandon, Eric, Tom, and returning guest Jenny (of Backward Compatibles) for two solid hours of San Diego Comic-Con recap, from the latest comic and movie news to…

JKP! Ep.155: -Kun’s For Life

“You have to go now, I have a 3:00p appointment with the Gumdrop people.” This week: Brandon says farewell to Giant Bomb’s Ryan Davis and hello to sunglasses, Zack gets a chance to chime in…

JKP! Ep.154: Old & Tired

“That is not an actual argument.” This week finds Brandon, Harrison, Tom, Eric and Josh rallying around the mics for a heated exchange over Microsoft’s sudden and unexpected reversal on all of the Xbox One’s…

JKP! Ep.152: The 1,000 Point Club

One week until E3 2013! With E3 fast approaching, Brandon, Eric, Tom and Josh peer seven days into the future to predict some Xbox exclusives, Rare revivals, Sony surprises, Final Fantasy futures, assassin galleons, impossible…

JKP! Ep.151: Heads or Tails

“I’m Ken Levine and I don’t feel good about this.” This week finds Brandon, Harrison, Tom, Eric and (eventually) Zack gathered ’round the condenser mics to react and respond to Microsoft’s lackluster unveiling of the…

JKP! Ep.150: The Hot Seat

“My ass hurts, but I win!” One hundred and fifty big ones! In this week’s extra-special episode, Josh assumes control for a series of one-on-one interviews with Eric, Harrison, Tom and Brandon to finally, properly…

JKP! Ep.149: Beach Ghost the Cry Man

“Y’all are computer people, aren’tcha?” Tom’s back from vacation! Brandon and Josh welcome him and his charming new dolphin friends to the show with a few beach-themed adventure stories before eventually shifting into positive impressions…

JKP! Ep.148: So Excited, Cannot Wait

I know! I know, I know. I know. With just the two of them left manning the mics this week, Josh eagerly seizes another opportunity to talk about Homestuck with Brandon before they eventually shift…

JKP! Ep.147: Ten Year Vendetta

“If I can get to them? Peanut. If not, plain.” This week finds Brandon, Harrison, Eric and Josh dishing on the latest, greatest spoilers from Game of Thrones and the viability of combating piracy through quality. Then,…

JKP! Ep.146: Scared or Excited

“I don’t like any of the Fetts, erotic or otherwise.” This week finds Eric the Urban Viking venturing well south of the Mason-Dixon line to join the official JKP roster in Atlanta! Brandon, Josh and…

JKP! Ep.145: Opposite of That

“I may not be comfortable, but at least I’m not shitting my pants.” Join Brandon and Tom as they welcome Harrison back from the Convention circuit, then quickly dive into a second, more established analysis…

JKP! Ep.144: Always On

“You’ve got your own wheelhouse??” This week: Brandon, Tom, Josh and Zack catch up on some comic news before swiftly moving on to Microsoft’s recent Twitter disaster, the closing of Lucasarts, and a recently published…

JKP! Ep.143: Code Action Saxophone

“Metail Guerre! Eyuugh!” Tom is back, everybody! Brandon and Josh bid him a welcome return with some jibber-jabber over April Fool’s Day, GDC, Metal Gear Solid V, and Nintendo’s next-gen engine woes. Then, after the…

JKP! Ep.142: Better Than Necessary

“I guess Darkwing Duck is to Batman as Howard the Duck is to Rorschach.” On this week’s episode, three grown men who are bad at math gather ’round the mics for quality game talk: Brandon…

JKP! Ep.141: Interactivity Convergence Paradigm

We like to call ourselves surreptitious and flexible. Join Brandon, Josh and Harrison this week as they rubberneck the wreckage (and subsequent corporate fallout) of the latest Sim City, wince at the unexpected brutality of…

JKP! Ep.140: The Femine Nenast

“I’m actually cool, just give me like five tries to get it right.” This week finds Brandon and Josh left to their own devices as they discuss Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time, give some important advice…

JKP! Ep.139: He Said, She Said, We Said

The long-awaited follow-up to last year’s gender politics discussion finally arrives! Join Brandon, Emily, Harrison, Heidi, Jenny, Josh, Naty, Sarah, Shadra and Tom as they join forces for an extra-large, extra-long forum on sexism, feminism, and the…

JKP! Ep.138: Sugoi, Dude!

Tuck it in, everybody. This week starts with some quick thoughts on Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, Skyrim DLC finally arriving on PS3, and Harrison’s unexpected immortality in Persona 4. Then Brandon, Harrison, Tom, Josh,…

JKP! Ep.137: I’m Your Density

Helen, these artisan stars are exquisite. This week kicks off as Brandon, Harrison, Tom and Josh dish on Bungie’s decade-long Destiny project and play catch-up with some minor Nintendo news. Then, after the break, Eric…

JKP! Ep.136: Love Doctor Z-Time

Relax your body. Open your mind. Release the hostages. It’s Z-Time. And the love doctor is in. As promised, Zack takes the helm this week– in his best wig and false glasses, to boot– and…

JKP! Ep.135: The Chattahoochee Copperbottoms

“What do normal people even do?” This week’s show finds Brandon and Josh stuck in the basement and tackling such diverse topics as: Sports! Anderson Cooper! Animation! Sports! Youtube bullies! Iron Man! Planet Hulk! Sports! Dragon…

JKP! Ep.134: Sexy Chespin

“Can you thieve a thief?” On our show this week: Zack spreads some love for Superior Spider-Man #1! Brandon offers some late-to-the-party thoughts on Asura’s Wrath! Tom tries to spark some interest in potential Vita owners!…

JKP! Ep.133: Aggressive Discharge

We’re doing a Lord’s work. (Not THE Lord…) The show is back after an unexpected (ahem) week off! In the first half, Brandon, Harrison and Josh discuss what they’ve been playing lately (including more Persona 4…

JKP! Ep.132: Excitement Zone Penetration

The oil lasted for seven days! A new year dawns as Brandon returns from MAGfest 2013 to share the sights, sounds and stains of the convention with Josh, Zack and Harrison. Then, after the break,…

JKP! Ep.131: The Jump Kick Experience

“And then the money shot is a rainbow.” As 2012 draws to a close, the JKP Crew (minus Zack) gathers for a “year in review” livestream. Bests! Worsts! Personal highlights! Games! Comics! Movies! Spider-Man! The…

JKP! Ep.130: About Wrist-Deep

La Li Lu Le Ho Ho Ho, everyone! Brandon, Tom and Harrison are here to help you celebrate the holiday season with some Metal Gear speculation, mounting enthusiasm for Bioshock Infinite, and… personal discussions about…

JKP! Ep.129: Bubblegum Mosquito

“Well, that’s your opinion, except you’re objectively wrong.” This week finds Brandon and Josh, adrift in a sea of entertainment and media, discussing their overflowing backlog of One Piece, the bait-and-switch surprise of Madoka Magica,…

JKP! Ep.128: To Shreds, You Say

“What, you think you’re better than me?” With Tom away and Brandon, Josh, Zack and Harrison left manning the helm, you know it’s gonna be a dirty one. After a rambling discussion about comic and…

JKP! Ep.127: 30% Chance of Bees

“Can you form some sort of rudimentary lathe?” The gang’s all here! Things get predictably rowdy this week as Brandon, Tom, Josh, Zack and Harrison discuss technicolor Hulks, sexy Hawkeyes, baby superheroes, inspired fan creations,…

JKP! Ep.126: Dogs on eBay

Bark bark, woof. Bark. Join Brandon and Harrison as they watch Tom celebrate his newest purchase through a LIVE Playstation Vita update/installation and compare some Halo 4 pros vs. Halo 4 cons (featuring heavy spoilers, so…

JKP! Ep.125: Seven or Eight

Happy Thanksgiving, American listeners! Happy Thursday, everyone else! Join Josh and Brandon this week as they give thanks for the conversational blessings of console launches (Wii U), hedgehog-heavy racing software (Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed),…

JKP! Ep.124: Nuts & Gum

Show us where the skating deck is. We’re gonna do some kick flips. This week finds Brandon and Tom discussing the finer, more enjoyable aspects of Halo 4, followed by a lengthy review of Wreck-It…

JKP! Ep.123: Bad Sunglasses

You missed “Purple Drank.” In this week’s first half, Brandon, Josh and Harrison talk about Borderlands 2 keys and kinky founding fathers in Assassin’s Creed 3. Then, after the break, Heidi joins us to discuss…

JKP! Ep.122: The Bones Are Guns

That’s not how vampires talk. Happy Halloween, JKPeers! Boo! Etc! Let’s all celebrate ridiculous outfits and a truly irresponsible amount of candy with a Brandon/Tom/Josh episode about custom Heroclix, Halo 4 hype, Borderlands 2 DLC, game…

JKP! Ep.121: F*** Off, King Swim!

Ohhhh, now we see where you’re goin’. This week: Politics! Looper! Spoilers! Bioshock Infinite! Iron Man 3! Trailers! Teaser trailer teasers! Halo 4! Heroclix! Tales From the North! New York Comic-Con! Gundam! Pokemon! Macross! Listener…

JKP! Ep.120: Hot January

Are you on FM or AM? The show is at near-full strength this week as podmasters B and Z and J and H rush headlong into discussions up to and including: Harrison’s impressions of the…

JKP! Ep.118: Vampire Horses

“…This isn’t even my final form.” In this week’s digest-sized episode, Brandon, Josh, Zack and Heidi sit down to share thoughts and reactions to the series premiere of Nickelodeon’s new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Also included…

JKP! Ep.117: The Spirit of Ecstasy

We will not share the math. That’s private math. This week sees a return to form as Brandon, Tom, Josh and Harrison gather ’round for a chit-chat over the finer points of Borderlands 2 and…

JKP! Ep.116: JKP&D&D, Part 2

Remember, kids: always check for sword allergies before an adventure. This week, we return to the adventures of Thomas the True, Volpin the Thief, Overton the Wise and the Amazing Brando. Monsters! Treasure! Treachery! Cowardice!…

JKP! Ep.115: JKP&D&D, Part 1

“Hey, look! A Dungeons & Dragons ride!” This week, Eric the Urban Viking ventures south to cast Brandon, Tom, Zack and Harrison into a realm of imagination, monsters, magic, and near-perpetual backstabbing! Alliances are formed,…

JKP! Ep.113: Like a Ne’er-do-well

Consider us “your constant friend.” Y’know, because of the brain damage. This week, Brandon, Zack, Josh and Harrison kick things off with some pre-Dragon*Con chatter, eventually leading into a long overdue reflection on Avatar: the…

JKP! Ep.112: Accidentally the Whole Jump

It’s all about big heads, little bodies, and no one liking Cyclops. In the first half: Brandon, Tom and Josh discuss the big Playstation news to come out of Gamescom, including Media Molecule’s latest little…

JKP! Ep.111: Slower & Lower

Hello, new listeners! Goodbye, new listeners. The dust starts to settle this week as Brandon, Tom and Josh wrap their heads around last week’s JKP/IGNgate situation and share a harrowing, personal tale of determined, delusional…

JKP! Ep.110: Math Out Loud

“It’s… exactly fun!”  – Thomas W., JumpKickPunch.com Hands-on adventures abound this week as Brandon, Tom, Sarah, Josh, and Harrison share their thoughts with Zack regarding Atlanta’s recent Nintendo-sanctioned Wii U event, including some first-hand accounts of Nintendo…

JKP! Ep.109: Showbiz Pizza Junior

“The problem with your idea is that it’s not my idea.” In this week’s episode, Brandon, Tom, and Josh sit aghast and befuddled as Zack shares more small print discoveries, we all learn how to…

JKP! Ep.108: A Haunted Basket of Jewels

Dog vs. Trash Can, who ya got?? With two men MIA, it falls to Brandon, Josh and Harrison to discuss The Dark Knight Rises [beware plentiful spoilers!], the Man of Steel teaser trailer, some fresh-out-of-the-can “Bruce Juice”,…

JKP! Ep.107: San Diego Pros & Comic-Cons

Brandon is the only one who can walk between both worlds. Guess who’s back from San Diego’s Comic-Con International! Join Josh, Zack and Harrison as Brandon regales them with tales of mass marketing, celebrity encounters,…

JKP! Ep.106: Skeleton Zeppelin Death Laser

“Dude, don’t yell. Don’t yell. It’s not worth it.” Zack and Harrison are hard at work, leaving Brandon, Tom and Josh to spend their time and energy discussing exactly how amazing Amazing Spider-Man is [beware spoilers!] and…

JKP! Ep.105: Lion-Faced Heartthrobs

Kick back on your front porch with some animated apple pie as we celebrate America’s independence with ninja turtles and alien catgirls! With both Harrison and Tom MIA this week, it’s up to Brandon, Josh…

JKP! Ep.104: Stupid Baby Trainwreck

We’re coming at this one half-crunked & fully relaxed. It’s back to normal (ha) this week as Brandon, Tom, Zack, Josh and Harrison discuss Nintendo’s out-of-nowhere slam dunk livestream event from last Thursday, Gravity Rush’s success…

JKP! Ep.103: Boys & Girls & Ducks

This episode is the special-est, you guys. In this super adult-sized four-hour episode, JKP tackles the latest scandals, controversies and general uproar regarding sexism and feminism within the realms of video games, comics and more….

JKP! Ep.102: Blood & Gravy

From Kuberts to Q-Berts, this week’s got it all. Gather ’round the mixer and mics with Brandon, Josh, Zack and Harrison for rousing discussions on Lollipop Chainsaw’s retail release, some final E3 2012 thoughts, the divided audience…

JKP! Ep.100: Better Content or Die Already!

One. Hundred. Episodes. In this week of weeks, the JKP crew rallies together for their first LIVE recording in celebration of the show’s 100th episode. Three hours. Live Q&A. Listener emails. Surprises. Revelations. Totally gross emotions. Brandon….

JKP! Ep.99: Here Comes F***** Bear

It’s Care-Dudes vs. Belly-Bros in the final stretch towards episode 100! Let Brandon, Tom, Zack, Josh and “The Krix Machine” serenade you with discussions about Nintendo’s revised controller leak and the intensity of industry NDA’s,…

JKP! Ep.98: Humor Bending

Isn’t this just beautiful music? This week’s podcast finds Brandon, Tom, Josh and Harrison shrugging heavily at the recently-announced Elder Scrolls Online MMO and frowning sadly at Bioshock Infinite’s push back into 2013. Then, after intermission,…

JKP! Ep.97: One Billion Hit Points

Yeah, we guess it was alright. This week’s incredibly spoiler-filled episode features some enthusiastic, intense, comic-canon-heavy discussions about the record-shattering box office phenomenon that is Joss Whedon’s Avengers! Why should you care about Ant Man?…

JKP! Ep.96: Crescent Dragonwagon

Get your chips outta’ Tom’s caps! Ya jerk! This week’s episode gets straight-up rowdy as all five members gather ’round for discussions on Sony’s Playstation All-Star Battle Royale, Ubisoft’s Titanic-sized leak for Rayman Legends (and…

JKP! Ep.95: Control, Alt, Delete

His name… was Marauder Shields. It’s been a month and change since Mass Effect 3’s retail release, so spoilers abound as we finally shine a retrospective light on the game’s final fifteen minutes and its surrounding controversy….

JKP! Ep.94: Crying Laser Tears

Today’s lesson: Snikt Bub 101. Brandon, Josh and Zack fulfill the show’s long-ignored quota for superheroes with a detailed summary of Marvel’s first issue of the Avengers vs. X-Men crossover event, the seventh-month-status of DC’s New…

JKP! Ep.93: Solid ‘B’ Badass

Tuck and roll, grandma! Harrison returns from an eventful PAX East to regale Brandon, Tom and Josh with his tales of booth shenanigans, marketing douchebaggery and cosplayer controversy. Plus, one-day-late Capcom predictions are made, Eric returns for…

JKP! Ep.92: Stereo Creep

It’s April, fools. This week sees Brandon, Tom, Josh and Harrison sharing their favorite pranks and projects from April Fool’s, the bizarre controls and amazing gameplay of Kid Icarus, a brief review of the now-classic…

JKP! Ep.91: The Stankonian Manuscripts

May the podcast be ever in your favor. This week’s extra beefy episode features Brandon, Zack, Tom, Josh and Harrison discussing such topics as Indie Game the Movie, the art style of 8-bit, and more insane…

JKP! Ep.90: Fruitcake Baby

It’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey… unless the ending sucks, apparently. This week: Brandon, Tom, Josh and Harrison tackle the latest headlines regarding Giant Bomb and Tested’s new owners, assess and examine…

JKP! Ep.89: The Safety’s On

Shepards, spartans, and sexy Ben Franklins? Quite a week. Masses are affected rather cautiously in this week’s spoiler-free Mass Effect 3 discussion, wherein Brandon, Tom, Josh and Harrison share overall thoughts and opinions from various stages of…

JKP! Ep.88: You Lost Me at Starheart

Forget video games and comics; we’re redefining art by putting tires on goats. Brandon, Josh, Zack, and special guests Sarah and Heidi put on their scarves and turtlenecks to delve into the wide world of…

JKP! Ep.87: The Dignity Wall

If friendship is magic, then we’re sort of like grumpy wizards. Trailer talk abounds this week as Brandon and Harrison are eventually joined by Josh and Tom for some gushing over the new Mass Effect…

JKP! Ep.86: Baking Bad

Can our stalwart heroes find the telephone fast enough to stop the Riggler and Jokesy? It’s a four-man podcast this week as Brandon, Josh, Zack, and late arrival Tom discuss the teaser trailer for Mass…

JKP! Ep.85: That Secret Word is Kininigin

With $2 million, we could make an incredible podcast. Things you’ll experience in this week’s episode: Josh’s positive impressions of his legally obtained PC version of Skyrim, DoubleFine’s million dollar Kickstarter baby, a rare and…

JKP! Ep.84: Pentagram of Nerdity

Alright. Let’s get serious. With last week’s rough test recording in the can, this week’s show is back to fighting strength! Brandon, Tom, Josh, Zack and Harrison gather ’round the new studio setup to engage…

JKP! Ep.83: Aaaand We’re Back

Everyone, please. Take your seats. It’s good to be back, amidst all-new surroundings; NEW equipment, a NEW basement studio space, NEW ways of derailing one another’s talking points! Grab a chair and join Brandon, Harrison,…

JKP! Ep.82: Celebrity Dick Punches

Surprise! A podcast! Brandon! Tom! Josh! Harrison! Valve! Gabe Newell! Cliffy B and Gears of War 3! Uncharted! Skyrim! Saints Row 3! Prototype! Soul Calibur V! Dragon*Con! Alcohol! Ninja Sex Party! Archer! Volpin Props! Flaming…

JKP! Ep.81: Making Waves

After an incredible delay, JKP! returns with a podcast about human revolutions, german conventions, webcomic empires, alcoholic engineers, cats of thunder, and much, much more! Don’t miss our long-awaited interview with Matt Mercer, voice of…

JKP! Ep.80: Instantly Catastrophic

Boy howdy, it sure is August up in here! Brandon, Josh and Tom are joined by frequent guest and master replicator Harrison Krix of Volpin Props (and a fond hello to you, too, search engines) as…

JKP! Ep.79: Josh’s Woman Time

Handed the reins for the first time in over a year and a half, Josh abandons the typical JKP show format in lieu of an awkward and surprising lady-centered story time agenda. Brandon, Tom, and…

JKP! Ep.78: Capcomic-Con America

Holy cow, true believers, what a week! Join the proud ranks of Brandon, Josh, Tom and Zack as they discuss the Captain America movie, the official DC Comics’ Superman reboot, Capcom’s insufferable stupidity and/or blatant…

JKP! Ep.77: Famous Ginger Viking

“This is where your post goes, Tom.” Thats what Brandon tells me. Hello! Sorry for the delay, its been a crazy past couple weeks. This brand new Brandonless podcast is ready for your earballs to…

JKP! Ep.76: Dark of the Game of Magic the Gathering

Brandon, Josh, and special out-of-town guest Eric Aichele discuss mediocre yet unrelenting giant robots, awesome dwarves of televised high fantasy, collectible card games worthy of wedgies, and much more in this very special, extra-patriotic Independence…

JKP! Ep.75: Propcast

Brandon, Tom, and Harrison (of Volpin Props) gather together to discuss prop making, drink beers, float through directionless conversation, drink beers, answer listener emails, drink beers, and drink beers in this special digest-sized episode. Clink!

JKP! Ep.74: DC’s Discoball Mohawk

In brightest day, in blackest night, the Green Lantern movie can’t escape the sight of Brandon, Josh and Zack. Find out what our boys thought of this attempt to legitimize the lanterns within the hearts…

JKP! Ep.73: The E3 Buttgrinder

That’s a wrap on E3, folks! Brandon leads the way in the first half of this second E3 2011-themed episode as he and Josh mull over some of the week’s higher-profile previews and reveals …while…

JKP! Ep.72: Press Conference Review

The Big Three of E3 have spoken! Now it’s up to Brandon, Josh, Tom, and special guest Harrison Krix (of Volpin Props fame) to figure out what the hell just happened! Pot-shots are taken! Revelations…

JKP! Ep.71: E3 Specubating

As E3 2011 looms just beyond the horizon, Brandon, Josh, Tom, and special guest Harrison Krix (of Volpin Props fame) all settle down for a nice, long session of rampant speculation and bold predictions. Will…

JKP! Ep.70: Crazies vs. Crazies

Subscribe/Listen to JKP on iTunes! Brandon, Tom, and Josh take a long moment to ponder, among other things, the future of Mega Man Legends 3, the corporate and creative practices of Capcom and Square-Enix, Batgirls…

JKP! Ep.69: Orlandoverload

Love theme parks? Then you’ll love this week’s episode. Tom returns from his Florida-voyage to entertain Brandon and special guest Heidi with tales of his Disney-esque/Potter-philiac vacation! All of his theme park adventures are brought…

JKP! Ep.68: Big Goofy Dinosaur Face

Gather your free comics and grab hold of your ear buds as we hurtle through time in a special Thor-centric podcast! The first half sees Brandon and Josh entertaining one another with chit-chat about Star…

JKP! Ep.67: Oven Mitts & Flypaper

With Brandon away on vacation, Tom boldly steps up to the plate and takes over hosting/recording/editing duties this week– joined by all-american girl Josh– to talk about pretty much everything that’s been going on recently…

JKP! Ep.66: The Return of Episode Five

Nintendo droppin’ bombs and they ain’t care! With the confirmed rumor of a new console announcement impending at this year’s E3, Brandon, Josh, and Tom are now tasked with speculating on the nittiest, grittiest details….

JKP! Ep.65: Sonic’s Son General

The newest teaser trailer for Sonic’s 20th Anniversary title has Brandon in a frenzied state, so it falls to Tom and Josh to lower his expectations in this week’s special-but-regular-but-sort-of-special episode. Join our new/regular trio…

JKP! Ep.64: Spirit Junk

Hey! Listen! The Legend of Zelda is 25 years old! Brandon, Josh, and Tom are joined by favored guest Harrison of Volpin Props for a detailed discussion about Link’s legacy of pot-smashing and chicken-kicking. How…

JKP! Ep.63: Flibbitybloo and the Blappy Blaps

Celebrate 3DS launch week with Brandon, Josh and Tom as they share some hands-on impressions and online reactions before delving into discussions about games old and new, from 3DS launch titles to the now-ancient Dead…

JKP! Ep.62: Pride & Sadness

Get ready for a very ANIMATED podcast this week (HA HA, JOKES) as Brandon, Josh and Tom dissect the stronger points of Cartoon Network’s more popular programming and discuss current trends in cable cartoon fare….

JKP! Ep.61: Now, Now, Then, Now

Brandon and Tom are eventually joined by the recently-ever-present Josh and super special guest Harrison (of Volpin Props fame) to discuss important topics of discussion in the fields of video games, comics, wrestling, moms, time…

JKP! Ep.60: Alabama Hot Pocket

Brandon, Josh, and Tom are back in the habit of regular podcast recordings and ready to lay the smack down on some GDC news. Grab yourself a beverage and cop a squat for this laid-back episode…

JKP! Ep.59: Who’s the Other Butt?

After two weeks’ worth of failed attempts and delayed recordings, our heroes Brandon, Tom, and Josh rally together to talk about some damn video games, damn it! Will Brandon ever play anything other than Arcade…

JKP! Ep.58: It’s Z-Time!!

Do you feel that? The winds have shifted. Animals howl and the ocean boils. Life itself grinds to a sudden halt as the universe cracks open and a new power, crackling with the mysterious energies…

JKP! Ep.57: Half-Machine, Half-Cyborg, All Heart

With the gang’s regular recording plans suddenly and unexpectedly destroyed by surprises and inconveniences, Brandon and Tom make an urgent attempt to reach out and touch each other through the power of words and technology….

JKP! Ep.56: Specifically Weird

With Atlanta fully thawed and back to full strength, Brandon, Josh, and Tom gather ’round the laptop to remember the past and anticipate the future. Our trio starts getting a good idea of where this year…

JKP! Ep.55: Mass of Impassable Slickness

They live! Brandon, Josh, and Zack return alive and well from the frozen wasteland of Atlanta, GA after a week of uncharacteristic and nigh-apocalyptic winter conditions for another extra-long podcast themed mainly around pictures of…

JKP! Ep.54: The Apocawhoops

A new year dawns! Alliances are forged once more! Welcome to year two of Jump Kick Punch! Brandon, Josh, Tom, and Zack unite to establish the new norm for the coming year, which is a…

JKP! Ep.53: I Am Done

Kiss 2010 goodbye with Jump Kick Punch as we celebrate one full year of recording with what may very well be the worst podcast yet! (Turns out that recording five people at once, on the…

JKP! Ep.52: Fun! Nice! Smart! Nice!

Merry Something-or-Other, listeners! Brandon and Tom gather on the first “official” day of winter (ha ha, fuck you calendar it has been winter for weeks) to celebrate the Winter Solstice and other holidays by discussing…

JKP! Ep.50: More of a “Fwib” than a “Shing”

Brandon, Zack, and Josh are ready and waiting to address the hot topics of the week, from sequels with female-focused throwbacks to professional trolling of major activist organizations by seemingly insignificant development teams. Also, in-depth…

JKP! Ep.49: Way Off-Course

With any chance of a regular recording utterly destroyed by Zack’s equally utterly destroyed foot, Brandon and Tom (beaming transmissions in from the T-Dimension via secret frequency) use amazing future technology to talk to each other…

JKP! Ep.46: Super Grandkids

Oh, hey. What’s up? How’ve you been? Yeah? That’s good. What’s that, a podcast? OH, RIGHT, WE DO ONE OF THOSE. Is it already Thursday? Well my goodness, how time flies. Join Brandon, Josh, and…

JKP! Ep.45: Smells Like Cheeseburgers

A busy Halloweekend results in a rare Monday recording. Give a warm welcome to a chilly November with Brandon, Tom, Josh, and special guest Harrison Krix (of Volpin Props fame) as they discuss Keiji Inafune’s…

JKP! Ep.44: Definition of a Z-Job

Happy Halloween! Ramp up your excitement for candy and costumes with Brandon, Josh, and Zack as they discuss a recent celebrity death, the monotony of regular water, and some current events in the world of…

JKP! Ep.42: In a Dumpster on the Moon

Put on the cape and footie pajamas and get ready for an unintentionally superheroic, comic-focused episode as Brandon, Tom, Josh, and special guest ZACK (oh my GOD he’s actually here) talk about some of the…

JKP! Ep.41: A Bird in the Hand, Amen

The gauntlet has been thrown down as Nintendo unveils more info about their exciting new handheld, and Brandon, Josh, and Tom are on the scene (read: the living room) to give their earnest reactions. Join…

JKP! Ep.40: Fight to the Death with Friends

After last week’s chaos, Brandon, Josh, and Tom embrace a welcome return to whatever it is that passes for normalcy around here by discussing Halo Reach, crazy (and secret) Bioshock Infinite revelations, hands-on impressions of…

JKP! Ep.39: Gun Means Gun

What happens when both Josh and Tom can’t make it to the podcast? EVERYONE ELSE IN THE UNIVERSE steps in to pick up the slack! Join Brandon, Zack, returning guests Heidi and Harrison, and first-time…

JKP! Ep.37: Everyone Will Come

This week on Jump Kick Punch, Brandon, Josh, and Zack engage each other in a series of conversations covering a startling range of sophisticated and intellectual topics in the world of modern video games. Lawsuits!…

JKP! Ep.36: Chicken Bones and Microphones

It’s comics and movies galore in our first half, somehow, despite the fact that a games convention just wrapped up in Germany! Brandon, Josh, and Zack mull over things like Deadpool, Grant Morrison, and the…

JKP! Ep.35: Five out of Five Felicia Days

In this week’s podcast, Brandon, Tom, and Josh catch up on last week’s Star Wars Celebration news and react to the announcement of Ken Levine’s new Bioshock game, then come back swinging in the second…

JKP! Ep.34: Try Not To Tread, It Still Hurts

Zack, Brandon, and Tom team up for a tri-attack podcast this week as they discuss such topics as the Scott Pilgrim game and soundtrack, what’s up in the world of comics, Weezer’s bold and/or exploitative…

JKP! Ep.33: Clown Car Full of Mexicans

Back to full strength at last! Tom, Josh, and Zack sit back and let Brandon regale them with tales of his voyage to scenic San Diego and it’s glorious, annual Comic Book Convention that has…

JKP! Ep.32: Poor Man’s Edition!

I’m sorry you guys. Sure, recording this thing is easy enough, but the editing, music, show notes, custom pics, etc… it’s more than I bargained for! So this week, you will get two podcasts, and…

JKP! Ep.31: Opening a Canon of Worms

Tom ain’t here, man… but Zack, Josh, and Brandon are! Time to talk about EVO matches, Capcom shenanigans, fanservice-filled game surveys, superhero movie costume reveals, and a recounting of some recent happenings relating to a familiar…

JKP! Ep.29: A Halo Made of Dogs

The barbeque pits lie in ruins and the fun-sized-flags have been packed away for another year, but that won’t stop Brandon, Josh, and Tom from throwing their own Post-Independence-Day Podcast celebration. Why stop the party…

JKP! Ep.28: Caught Up in the Dick Rider

Oh look, a surprise Saturday podcast! Our frantic scramble to catch-up to a regular schedule gains significant ground with this latest episode, despite seemingly contagious exhaustion. Settle in as Brandon, Josh, Tom, and Zack join…

JKP! Ep.26: Our Gigantic E3 Reaction Episode

Holy shit, you guys. You asked for a return to longer-format episodes, you fucking got it. Ready yourselves for an epic three-and-a-half hour podcast as Brandon, Josh, Tom, and special guest Harrison Krix (of Volpin…

JKP! Ep.24: Pre-Three Psychic Showdown

While Zack’s away, and in anticipation of E3 2010, Brandon, Tom, and Josh manifest their latent psychic powers to make some staggering predictions about the three high-profile press conferences; Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony. Place your…

JKP! Ep.22: Blue Whatever Pentagon

Welcome to the new format! One hour is the new two hours! Intermissions are a thing of the past! This newer, shorter, and more streamlined Jump Kick Punch is ready to wow you with discussions about…

JKP! Ep.21: Pube’d Too Hard

Lost is over, and we can finally move on as a people… but before we do, it’s time for Tom, Brandon, and special guest Heidi to work together and answer some lingering mysteries, Encyclopedia Brown…

JKP! Ep.20: Fivever

Avengers casting rumors, Marvel’s ridiculous post-mortem retconning of the Sentry’s legacy, and, in response to a listener email, we discuss our top five personal favorite anime titles. (Why is the podcast late, you ask? Because…

JKP! Ep.19: Japanese Zeroes

There’s a whole lot of dudes-in-helmets talk going on this week as Brandon, Josh, Tom, and Zack discuss their thoughts on Iron Man 2, Mega Man fan efforts, new impressions of Halo: Reach, and answer…

JKP! Ep.18: Live Burger Atrocity

Happy Star Wars Day! Happy Iron Man 2 release weekend! Happy Kick-Ass reactions! Happy everything this week as all four JKP’ers (hahaha, “pee-ers”) gather ’round the laptop for a whopping 2.5 hours of nerd talk….

JKP! Ep.17: We Have No Shame

Zack and Josh celebrate the release of Super Street Fighter IV by playing the game LIVE! Meanwhile, Brandon is apparently trying to do a podcast or something? Who knows. Enjoy this very special (and quite…

JKP! Ep.16: He’s So Pringles

Capcom dropped trou’ and unleashed a steaming pile of Wow this week, so Brandon, Josh, and Tom gather ’round the laptop and talk about the announcement of Bionic Commando Rearmed 2, a fresh look at…

JKP! Ep.15: Oh Shit, Video Games

Joss Whedon’s Avengers, Batman’s animated legacy, Coco on TBS, and Seth MacFarlane hate boners are just a few of the featured discussions this week in an episode so great that it took two extra days to…

JKP! Ep.14: Colon Boy Wonder

Our nerdy quartet is back at full strength after two weeks of absences, and just in time to discuss the final chapter of DC’s Blackest Night. We also talk about more terrible and unavoidable Star…

JKP! Ep.13: PAX On, PAX Off

Tom has returned from PAX East with glorious tales of games, games, and more games! Zack sits this one out while while Brandon and Josh extract the precious memories from Tom’s brain. We also clue…

JKP! Ep.12: Nooo, Kitty

While Tom spends his night preparing for his trip to PAX East, Brandon, Josh, and Zack spend their night talking into microphones about old Star Wars games, Marvel’s latest Hulk shenanigans, and the announcement of…

JKP! Ep.11: Digital Dildo Billy

Surprise! Anticipation of St. Patty’s leads to an earlier-than-usual recording, with a difference in both location and sobriety as we toast to Deadpool Corps, the Muppets, Tron 2, and more. Grab a beer and hop…

JKP! Ep.10: The Real Furry Vengeance

After two months of stumbling in the dark, our quartet has finally figured out how to get through an entire podcast with zero technical difficulties. This landmark occasion spotlights discussions on how to fix an…

JKP! Ep.9: Like A Comedy Missile

Zack is back, and just in time to be utterly baffled by Brandon, Josh, and Tom as they try to explain Valve’s latest shenanigans. Other discussions veer off towards topics such as failed game marketing…

JKP! Ep.8: Link Sync Pop-Tart

While Zack is away, Brandon, Josh, and Tom find the strength to carry on with discussions about tonally neutered cartoon characters, good shows precariously held by incapable hands, and earning gamer points for writing letters…

JKP! Ep.7: The Brown Lantern Corps.

A much more successful recording session makes for one of our most laid-back, conversational podcasts yet. Join our heroes as they laugh their way through a barrage of forthcoming game sequels, share some fabulous stories…

JKP! Ep.6: Ready Set Failure

This week, the podcast has a spectacular failure in which our equipment destroys an entire half hour’s worth of conversation. To counteract our greatest technical complication thus far, we compliment our series of complaints about…

JKP! Ep.5: MAKU FU RU RI

Just after the season premiere of Lost and on the eve of a major announcement for Brandon’s favorite franchise, the gang of four gets together to have an earnest discussion-turned-debate about hit-and-miss game design philosophies……

JKP! Ep.4: Sissy Cats & Gutter Trash

A surprise, silent guest joins the party as Brandon hearts Weird Al, Tom shares the details of the iPad’s lackluster stillbirth, Zack brings another bizarre Japan creation to the table, and Josh blows his Mass…

JKP! Ep.3: You & No Other Woman

After conquering our pesky technical issues to finally bring you a much clearer, cleaner, and louder listening experience, we immediate waste that newfound clarity on video game conversations. Also comics, with a dash of movies.

JKP! Ep.2: We Like Soccer

In an official retcon of JKP’s podcasting universe, we ignore last week’s effort and attempt to start fresh with a shiny, new “first episode” feel– including our brand new theme song! Technical issues still rear…

JKP! Ep.1: “Episode 0”

Welcome to Jump Kick Punch! Here, in their landmark, first-ever podcast, Brandon, Josh, Tom, and Zack jaw on and on about a multitude of subjects. Awkward introductions are made, conversations veer wildly off-topic, and their…