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Cobra Kai Season 4 Quick Reaction – Jakob

My name is Jakob Burrows and I represent Miyagi-do. Is it because I took my time, digested, meditated, and took a whole week to deliver this “quick” take? Well, you’ll have to listen to find out! Coming up next we’ll be breaking down every episode of season 4! Send us your thoughts to showswhatyouknowshow@gmail.com or…

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Watching The Sopranos (for the first time) after Many Saints of Newark | Season 1

We’re doing something different this week, inviting Jakob’s Girlfriend ™ to the studio to start The Sopranos from the very first episode, with the unique perspective of someone who watched The Many Saints of Newark before ever seeing the show. In this Jimless episode, Jakob gets to take on the all-knowing visage that Jim donned…

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Pepsi County – “8 Mile” Meets “PepsiCo”

Continuing our efforts to create a new TV show every episode (which are now released monthly by the way) we draw the random prompts “8 Mile” and “PepsiCo”, the company that owns Pepsi, out of a hat, and mash them together into a concept for an animated show about rapping soda cans.

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The Last Duel (2021) | Trailer Reaction

“What’s this! I thought season 2 was over!” It is but we’re going to sneak out some content between seasons, starting with this quick take on the trailer for Ridley Scott’s new The Last Duel, coming out in October! We will most likely do a full episode on this film but since we’re between seasons…

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Gone To The Dogs – “Westworld” Meets “Communism”

After a long break we can welcome you back to Blank Meets Blank where writing is easy and ideas are cheap! On this podcast we make up a new TV show every episode, starting with two random prompts from a hat and brainstorming our way to a pitch and a pilot. This time we drew…

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Reel History Season 2 Finale

If this is your first episode, you might want to pick a film you like and listen to that ep first – this is a special one, the finale of season 2! We’re answering listener questions, taking on a musical challenge and giving a sneak peak of what’s coming next in the history of Reel…

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ROME IV | Rise of the Empire (42-27 BC)

Ave, citizen! It’s Episode 4 of our Roman epic and the ailing Republic is divided in two. It’s East vs. West, brains vs. brawn and man vs. woman (okay that’s a stretch) as Gaius Octavius steps into the limelight to face off against Mark Antony and his Egyptian Queen Cleopatra. It’s been a long haul…

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ROME III | And Brutus is an Honourable Man (44-42 BC)

Friends! Romans! Countrymen! Lend me your ears! I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. It’s episode 3 of our coverage of HBO’s ROME, starting in on the second season – and the Republic hangs by a thread. The Great Julius Caesar is dead, the city is in shock. What next? War… obviously. Haven’t…

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ROME II | The Die is Cast (49 BC – 44 BC)

You’ve heard of Julius Caesar right? Sure you have, you don’t live under a rock. That’s a good start as our second episode on Rome covers the First Triumvirate. Caesar and his pals – history’s richest man Crassus and the swashbuckling Pompey the Great – came together to run roughshod over the ailing Republic. But…

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ROME I | Rise of the Republic (753 BC – 49 BC)

Join us for the first episode of our deep dive on the history that inspired the BBC/HBO series Rome (2005-2017). Oh you say you know nothing about the Roman Empire? Perfect, this is the pod for you, citizen. There’s plenty of melodrama as we discuss how the familial feuds and incestuous relationships among the Roman…

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