Episode 47.1 - BONUS - Russian Nesting Doll of “Hold My Beer”

April 19, 2017

On this bonus episode of the podcast Matt and Aviv go into full on rant mode about 3 current(ish) events - The horrible Pepsi Kendall Jenner ad that has now been pulled, the royal rumble on United Airlines, and Sean hot and Spicey's lack of basic knowledge regarding just what exactly happened the the 'holocaust centers' in WWII.  Fair warning the guys are in full rant mode with some not so hot takes and some potential hot takes.

 

 

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Eisode 47 - S3E4 - Rooftop

April 15, 2017

On this weeks episode Aviv and Matt view and review season 3 episode 4 - Rooftop!  Aviv's life is apparently on fire as he sits and drinks a cup of coffee in his living room.  He also gives everyone some insight on his his tax returns and the guys discuss the line on a tax form that permits people to donate money to the government and why actually does that.  Matt points out the style of the detectives in this weeks episode is 'you miss 100% of the shots you don't take'.  Matt makes a public service announcement:  if getting married, elope or pay someone to deal with all the wedding planning.  Aviv shares a story of the previous wedding he went to in a barn and the disaster that was the seating arrangement at the wedding.  All this and much more!

 

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Episode 46 - S3E3 - Stolen

April 8, 2017

On this weeks episode Aviv and Matt view and review season 3 episode 3 - Stolen! Aviv changes his name temporarily to Tyler for this weeks episode, and the guys discuss how lives would be different with different names.  The guys give a giant shout out to friend of the show Jean Bentley who wrote a peice for Marie Claire magazines online publication celebrating SVU's 400th episode.  In the article Jean was kind enough to ask Matt and Aviv to talk about their thoughts on the show (guys, we're even billed as experts!).  A HUGE thank you to Jean for writing that spectacular article on the show and for allowing us to be a part of it, a link to the article is at the end of the show notes, we highly recommend you read the awesome article!

Matt and Aviv talk about how to decorate your home in an SVU theme with body bags and black lights to illuminate semen.  The guys also discuss if black light porn exists for that exact reason of illuminating semen. Aviv recounts a trip to a production company and his experience with bagels and jewish jokes.  Aviv reveals he has gotten his invitation to Matt's wedding, and Matt is in full on task mode for his wedding until May.  Matt advises all listeners when considering marriage, get married, but elope.  ELOPE PEOPLE! ELOPE!  Don't do the big wedding thing!  All this and much more!

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Check out Jean Bentley's SVU article here! http://www.marieclaire.com/culture/a25264/law-order-special-victims-unit-anniversary-interview/ 

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Episode 45 - S3E2 - Wrath

March 26, 2017

On this weeks episode Matt and Aviv view and review season 3 episode 2 - Wrath!  Matt gives a big ol fuck you shout out to Cox cable due to the technical difficulties the guys encountered while recording this episode, and Aviv gives a crash course on the difference between a mega bit and a mega byte (and how the cable companies use their informational advantage to screw the consumer).  Aviv also explains how a 5GHz internet isn't actually faster, but actually just less crowded (and thus faster).  Matt also gives a birthday shout out to his mom (happy birthday Mrs. Reuter!) and Aviv talks about how he is performing a wedding for his cousin.  Aviv also talks about how he met his first oscar winner, Lou Gossic Jr. who is going to be in a movie that he wrote.   Aviv reveals that this is his favorite SVU episode to date, while Matt agrees the episode is great but has its flaws.  All this and much more!

 

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Episode 44 - S3E1 - Repression

March 5, 2017

On this weeks episode Matt and Aviv view and review the season 3 premeire of SVU - Repression!  The guys welcome onto the show superfan Sydney Strobel to breakdown the season three premeire.  Matt jokes that for each new season there should be a new Mission Accomplished banner to the logo and/or an enemy ear necklace to the pocast graphic.  Matt comes out of the gates with a shocking announcement: he absolutely hated this episode.  Sydney points out that after you see every episode of SVU that nothing is shocking anymore, including this weeks episode.  Sydney makes the guys feel really old when she breaks down her history with the show and when she started watching.  Aviv contemplates suicide for a brief moment when he hears how old Sydney is in relation to how old he and Matt are.  Aviv asks if a person has never been to New York City do they suspect that its a city that is only populated with the worst elements of humanity.  All this and much more!

 

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Episode 43.1 - BONUS - Tommy Westphal Universe

February 23, 2017

In this special bonus episode Matt and Aviv discuss the intricasies of the Tommy Westphal universe, a frequent tangent the guys get into.  Listen to one of the conversations the guys had ahead of episode 41 (believe it or not guys we do actually cut some of our ramblings out).  We will be back soon to view and review the season premeire of season 3 of SVU.  The guys also dive into the mailbag briefly.  This episode is inspired by a question the guys got regarding if the show Scrubs is in the Tommy Westphal universe.  The guys unravel what shows are and are not in the universe to determine if Scrubs indeed is in the universe. 

 

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Episode 43 - S2E21 - Scourge

February 21, 2017

On this weeks episode Matt and Aviv view and review the finale of season 2; season 2 episode 21 - Scourge!  Aviv right out of the gates admits that he apparently smells horrible and he will use the smell to knock people out and kill them similar to the bad guy in this episode.  The guys discuss how smelling all the time would make it difficult to maintain a relationship and if fighting crime would some how make that relationship last.  The guys also discuss the great SNL character the Continental played by Christopher Walken.  Matt offers a peek behind the curtian and warns that this episode may be the last as the day following recording was the day that President Trump was sworn in (don't worry guys, there are more episodes to come).  Matt and Aviv have their first ever podcast fight as the two disagree on if this episode is good or not; Aviv thinks no (if not for the final quarter of the episode) and Matt is in full favor of the episode.  All this and much more!

 

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Episode 42 - S2E20 - Pique

February 14, 2017

On this weeks episode Matt and Aviv review season 2 episode 20 - Pique!  It's the moment we've all been waiting for, its the first episode featuring B.D. Wong!  The guys welcome to the podcast very special guest Amalea Chininis, founder of the B. D. Wong fan twitter page!  The gang talks about how absolutely nuts this episode is and how it genuinely made Matt uncomfortable.  Aviv comments on the apparent backlash amongst SVU super fans about season 18. Aviv shares a very special David Lynch story (David Lynch yelled at Aviv from his car!)  Aviv shares his code names for his plan to lose weight in the new year (operation melt the snow and operation Greek statue).  The podcast takes a turn and becomes an audio version of the SNL sketch 'the Californians' as Aviv describes his walking route on his way to unintentionally meeting David Lynch.  Aviv also describes another David Lynchian episode of his day when he recounts seeing a clown in a black trench coat with a rubber chicken on a carribeaner at 7:30 in the morning in Hollywood.  Amalea shares that she is a fan of both SVU and Criminal Intent, and yet again Matt and Aviv question if they're the weird ones for not liking Criminal Intent.  All this and much more!

 

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Episode 40.1 - Matt Francis - North Bound Train

January 27, 2017

A special bonus offering from Matt Francis from episode 40!  Enjoy!

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Episode 41 - S2E19 - Parasites

January 27, 2017

On this weeks episode Matt and Aviv review Season 2 episode 19 of SVU - Parasites!  Aviv calls out the fact that we've been a bit absent the past couple weeks (sorry guys, we're going to do better!)  The guys debate in their relationship who would be dead and who would be the imposter assuming the others life.  Aviv recounts his horrible trip to the dentist and how much he dislikes the dentist.  Aviv reveals that he listened to This American Life while in the chair (shout out to This American Life!)  Aviv goes fishing for an endorsement from Gentle Dental, which we will surely not get.  Matt and Aviv respond to a Twitter question of who the president will be byt the time the guys finish watching all seasons of SVU.  Aviv predicts it will be Kanye West's 4th term, Matt guesses the reanimated corpse of Hollywood Hulk Hogan.  All that and much more!

 

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