Date

2013-01-17

Featuring

Ben, Matt

Length

1:03:58

Category

News

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Spoilers

This guide entry contains spoilers for:
  • Star Wars
  • Interstellar

Opening

Back to the classic schedule. Ben says he is back full time.

News

5:22 Talking about the just announced Interstellar It's as if this movie was made for me. Yeah! Yeah! My favorite director, my favorite two themes in sci-fi...this is gonna be great. Now they just need to—who's your favorite actor? Matt Damon. If Matt Damon was in it...
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9:44 Take that, America! Take that, America!

Zack Snyder is rumored to be involved with a film described as "Star Wars meets Seven Samurai".

20:09 Ben eviscerates the Green Bay Packers

Take that, Science: A petition on petitions.gov asking the US government to build a Death Star reached enough signatures that the government responded.

30:31 Reading about the International Space Station in the government's response to the Death Star petition. The space station has six astronauts: American, Russian, and Canadian—wait, Canada has astronauts‽ No, that's not true. That's a complete lie! That's a complete lie. This whole thing is a joke. Canada barely has cars!

31:40 The B Squad, C Squad, and D Squad

33:03 Matt is mad that the book and movies are called The Three Musketeers when there are four of them. Well, the last guy's name was [bleep]. No, Dumas. Dumas.

Take that, Science: a killer asteroid is not coming to destroy earth.

Take that, Science: a former congressman proposes funding space flights with advertising on rockets.

Matt wonders if Guardians of the Galaxy will crossover with Star Wars.

Ben is ashamed for liking Downton Abbey.

Matt wants to watch some Downton Abbey, then record video reviews with Ben. They would have to wear masks or blur out their faces on the videos.

Matt listens to Stuff You Missed in History Class. Good podcast, although not as good since Sarah and Deblina left.

Matt wants to start a Bible trivia podcast.

47:20 Ben explains the history of the Rebel Underground

48:09 Matt suggested an inappropriate name for Ben's men's ministry. The hardest I've ever heard Matt laugh.

1:01:50 Matt and Ben come up with the Last News of the Day sound clip