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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Episode 40 - S2E18 - Manhunt

December 31, 2016

On this weeks episode the guys review season 2 episode 18 - Manhunt! Matt and Aviv welcome friend of the show, musician Matt Oleskiewicz, to discuss this weeks episode.  Matt makes it a point to use the rap airhorn sound as much as possible when he makes a joke to add to his guest appearance. Matt Oleskiewicz reveals that he is not actually a fan of SVU but instead a fan of Law and Order Criminal Intent.  Matt breaks down why he is a fan of C.I.  Everyone discusses how great the Mighty Ducks 2 is as a movie and how it is far superior to Mighty Ducks 3.  Aviv discusses how Jeff Goldblum plays jazz piano at a bar down the street from his house in L.A.  Matt Oleskiewicz discusses why he loves C.I. and what the draw is compared to original recipe and SVU.  Matt points out that in this weeks episode, for those playing the SVU drinking game, that this episode has a ton of heavy hitting drinks, and the guys discuss Ice-T's transition from being a rap artist who raps about killing cop, to playing a cop on TV.  At the end of this weeks episode Matt Oleskiewicz sings a little SVU holiday themed song on the spot.

 

Matt, Aviv, and Matt want to say we hope you all had a great holiday and have a very happy New Years!  Be safe everyone; use uber/lyft/cabs when getting around on New Years!

 

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Episode 39 - S2E17 - Folly

December 18, 2016

On this weeks episode Matt and Aviv review SVU season 2 episode 17 - Folly!  The guys talk about how even if the internet didn't exist, that they would still be doing exactly what they do each week on the podcast; watch and loving ridicule SVU.  Matt and Aviv discuss how similar phone handsets and shower heads appear on TV.  The guys also discuss their Thanksgivings respectively and Aviv mentions his favorite part of editing the podcast is bleeping things out.  Also, Matt's social security number might be on the back of the Mona Lisa, the guys genuinely hope to set off a National Treasure style hunt for his social security number.  Aviv goes into detail about how much he hates tupperware and why he hates it so much.  Aviv also details how his mild face blindness works and how it is actually not like a green screen scenario.  The guys also introduce their first ever mailbag segment!  All this and more!

 

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Episode 38 - S2E16 - Runaway

December 8, 2016

On this weeks episode Matt and Aviv review season 2 episode 17 - Runaway!  The guys address the elephant in the room; they finally talk about the presidential election results and their general thoughts and feelings.  Aviv discusses how he has been sustaining himself on dino nuggets and reenacting scenes from Jurrassic Park III with his food.  To keep it the show semi on topic Aviv brings up the fact that president elect Trump hs bragged about sexually assaulting women and vows to have that be his new sign off to the show.  Matt and Aviv try out their monster truck rally announcer voices, and Matt makes plans to take over the podcast on his own once Aviv kills himself, all this and much much more!

 

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Episode 37 - S2E15 - Countdown

November 23, 2016

On this weeks episode the guys watch and review SVU season 2 episode 15 - Countdown!  Aviv teases the audience with possibly having Jim Gaffigan on this weeks episode!  Aviv and Matt discuss their fondness of the movie 13 going on 30 and its adaptation to the stage.  The guys agree that of all the episodes that have been watched and reviewed thus far, this is by far the best one to be turned into a movie, and the best episode of SVU thus far.  Aviv gives an update on his situation with the state of Maine and talks about editing footage for his cousins bat mitzva.  Aviv talks about his ASMR voice and educates Matt on what the fuck that means and how everything in this world has been considered how it can be used to give men erections.  Matt talks about how this weeks episode is another David Lynch-esque episode in terms of how it gives viewers a very uneasy feeling.  All this and much more!

 

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