What's in a name? Many celebs take on personas and new names before they make it big. Would they be as well known without their famous names or would they have made any name famous? John and John discuss good names, bad names, surprising names and... well... you "name" it!
CGI is great! But by the way... it sucks! But it’s groundbreaking! But we hate it! The universe is not quite decided on the merits of CGI. Let John and Josh decide for you!
Video games have changed over the years and new genres have emerged but also the way games are sold. John and Josh discuss the good and bad of freemium games and as always what they love and hate about the world.
There is typically a clear antagonist in movies, TV shows, and comic books. Sure, there is twist here and there but for the overt villains... are they really all that bad? John and Josh vilify heroes and put villains on pedestals in this upside-down episode.
Is imitation the sincerest form of flattery? Are our ideas our own? John and Josh discuss the good and bad of parody and satire. From Weird Al to impersonations there is a whole lot of flattery going on!
Unless you had a nanny or full-time babysitter you may have been raised by the good ol' television! Cartoons shaped us, they molded our fragile brains into what we are today... well... maybe. Were our cartoons any better than the past or future generations? Listen in as we discuss... CARTOONS!
What is nostalgia? Is it overrated? Why do we feel good in our tummies when thinking back on things from our past... and are those memories better than the real things? John and Josh discuss the fun things form our pasts and whether or not they have aged well.
From fart jokes to brilliant satire, South Park transformed from simple construction paper to a cultural phenomenon. John and Josh discuss favorite episodes, characters and the impact of this iconic show on our culture.