“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 Spider-Man: Homecoming, the astoundingly beloved movie Arrival, the short stories of Ted Chiang, the seedy world of comic grading, and… listener emails!

“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) and, if you can believe it, Zack (now sporting a magnificent beard!) to discuss poor comic shop management, unfortunate theme bars, comedy movies, Doctor Strange, Thor: Ragnarok, adorable dinner thieves, British bake-offs, bad TV, The Fix, Ant-Men past and present, and Ninja Turtle origins. Oh, right– and a few listener emails!

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“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 (formerly Sarah) and Stegonnersaurus (formerly Brandon) kneel before their immortal host, ZeeeEEEHHHH, as he leads them on a whimsical and emotionally scarring journey through the valley of listener emails. Such wonders await your unsuspecting ears! Budget superpowers! Mulch and bugs! Baby spider sneezes! A BUNCH of comic books! Narcos? D E A D P O O L ! (Beware very minor spoilers!!) Come, celebrate Z-Day with us, your new family, and be ready to learn.

If this is your first episode of JKP!, then… well, I guess I am very sorry and goodbye.

“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 ruins everything forever. Maybe. Probably not. Who knows? Then, after the break, the discussion moves on to Nintendo patent speculation, our most embarrassing college stories, Fallout 4 experiences, and the highlights of this year’s Game Awards and PlayStation Experience. Plus– one or two (or three?) listener emails!

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“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, and falling down the stairs of Canadian politics. Then, after the break, the group discusses bizarre manga titles only Zack has heard of, dissects a certain British baking show, and tackles a giant pile of listener emails that cover everything from maid cats to hot dog/sandwich debates.

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“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 waste their lives watching TV instead, starting with The Muppets, Moonbeam City, Rick and Morty and Star Wars: Rebels. Then, after the break, we discuss Konami’s all-but-confirmed departure from the video game industry, Metal Gear Solid V and Super Mario Maker. Plus: some rather important listener emails. (No, for real this time.)

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“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 features improvisational doorknob repair, pancake content verification and the persistent hum of air conditioning. You’ll also enjoy some quick thoughts on Game of Thrones newest season, reactions to DC’s “Convergence” event and big time spoilers for Tomorrowland and Mad Max: Fury Road. (And yes– a few listener emails.)

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“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 “enjoying” a mostly-salvaged audio archive of Brandon, Eric, Harrison, Zack, Josh, Jen and Tom’s big 200th episode livestream celebration.

Special thanks to: Marina, Ian, Heidi and Noelle for their technical, physical and emotional support.

Extra-special thanks you: listeners like you. Awwwww.

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“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 and Z-Dubs are tortured delighted by their master of ceremonies, Zack, and his elaborate/mandatory traditions. Learn: about the great and bountiful loins of Zarabekshi! Learn: the best ways to confess your nerdly zins! Learn: how NOT to make a brownie! And more!

Hit the jump for a visual record of this episode’s zelebration.

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“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 Monty Oum, gaming blog Joystiq (or do we?) and most of SEGA of America. Then, after the break, Josh uncorks his second “complaint jug” to finish our assessment of the Korra finale and, as per usual, listener emails are addressed.

This week’s intermission/outro are from GameChops’ Spindash tribute album. Check it out!

Hit the jump for all related videos and nonsense!

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