This week, the boys kick things off with some followup on Merlin's bad media viewing habits, some incomplete homework, and more on the "tells" in Total Recall.
The remainder of the episode is dedicated to a spoiler-heavy look at Mad Max: Fury Road. If you haven't seen it, treat yourself to a cinema viewing as soon as you can.
John and M…
This week, after John derides Merlin's terrible media viewing habits, the boys share their affection for divisive films and revisit the spectacle of "Hell in a Cell."
For this week's primary topic, John probes Merlin's spotty history with video games, then sketches out the current console landscape. Merlin is assigned preliminary homework to st…
This week, John and Merlin finally set themselves to the task of beginning to argue about their differences.
After a look at their feelings about reviews (and review culture), John takes Merlin to task for his stance on the 1999 film Fight Club (and Fight Club culture). Then, things conclude with a passionate debate on the societal impact …
In this episode, John and Merlin discuss the origins of the show, including their contrasting approaches to authority, conformity, and contrariness.
Also, Merlin credits John with helping him become less horrible, and John deposes Merlin about his year in military school.
In this inaugural episode of Season 1, John and Merlin begin framing the conversation on exactly how they got how they are.
From the dungeons of Usenet to the dragons of roving bullies, origins are explored, awkwardness is catalogued, and differences are provisionally reconciled.