On this latest episode, the Substandard reviews First Man, which Sonny and Vic enjoyed. JVL begs to differ. Vic goes to an all-you-can-eat Balkan restaurant. JVL enlightens us on the concierge bee-keeping industry. Plus a ranking of NASA-ish movies!

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On this latest episode, the Substandard takes on Venom (plus a Tom Hardy ranking!). JVL unveils his latest watch, Sonny asks why the watch has no numbers, and Vic barely survives his eating adventure in Texas.

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On this latest episode, the Substandard goes out on a limb and picks the nominees and winners for the next Oscars (which don’t take place til, ahem, February). Sonny is confident he will win again. JVL explains the VORM. Vic hopes his choices are as successful as his candy draft. Plus team loyalties, bookshelf logic, and Hoya Saxa!

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On this latest episode, the Substandard discusses The House With a Clock in Its Walls and the YA adaptation genre. Does anyone want to watch a Harry Potter movie without Harry? JVL reveals his pillow obsession. Sonny asks about the existence of a Dark Sleep Web. Vic recounts watching Coma.

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On this latest episode, the Substandard discusses The Predator and how on earth it ever got the green light. JVL makes the case for Chav King Arthur. Sonny hates his free earphones. And Vic is concerned about street walkers. Plus a review of the new Captain Marvel trailer!

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On this latest episode, the Substandard discusses Peppermint and the curious career of Jennifer Garner. Sonny bids farewell to his favela, JVL shares his thoughts on Serena Williams, and Vic recounts his recent marathon (actually a 5K). Plus a Flash update, 1980s ninja movies, and tales from the Expanded Universe!

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On this latest episode, the Substandard discusses Amazon’s new series, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan. The cohosts rank Tom Clancy movies and JVL ranks the books. Flash gets benched, Vic prepares for a 5K, and Sonny gets a new pair of shoes. Plus a review that is too hot to handle!

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In this JVLess episode, Sonny and Vic discusses Crazy Rich Asians at the box office. Sonny does an Oreo pairing and Vic tries to put the fix on his blood test. As a special treat to listeners, the second half is a clip show—enjoy and see you after Labor Day!

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In this latest episode, the Substandard discusses the surprise hit The Meg and looks back on the summer box office—what we got right (a few things) and wrong (a lot). JVL gets called a nerd, Vic explains slot machines to his nephew, and Sonny’s dog gets into a sticky situation. Plus Warner Bros. DC debacle and Sonny’s Star Wars card collection!

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On this latest episode, the Substandard discusses Disney’s Christopher Robin. JVL gets the Kenmore of cars (or is it Whirlpool?). Vic heads to the Cape (no, the other one). And Sonny makes a difference on Twitter. Plus lots of dudes chattin’!

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In this latest episode, the Substandard takes on Mission Impossible: Fallout. The cohosts rank the M:I series (they all agree on what’s the worst). JVL returns from San Francisco, Vic’s Bachelor Week comes to an end, and Sonny appears on another podcast. Plus love from the fans, a spirit of the week, and a song to round things out!

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In this latest episode, the Substandard reflects on Stanley Kubrick and the 50th anniversary of 2001: A Space Odyssey. Sonny and JVL wade into the James Gunn tweet controversy. Vic is celebrating Civilization and its contents. Plus ladder golf and Carmine’s portions!

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In this latest micro episode, the Substandard breaks apart the trailers for Aquaman and Shazam! Everyone agrees Aquaman will be an unmitigated disaster. Sonny is betting Shazam! does great numbers. JVL strongly disagrees. Vic liked the version of Shazam! starring Shaquille O’Neal.

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In this latest episode, the Substandard discusses the Rock’s latest actioner, Skyscraper, and the disaster flick genre (The Poseidon Adventure > Beyond the Poseidon Adventure). JVL buys a ton of baseball cards. Sonny reappraises The Dark Knight III: The Master Race. And Vic reappraises Neve Campbell. Plus two film reviews!

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In this latest micro episode, JVL, Sonny, and Vic share their wishes and wishlist on Prime Day 2018. But is it a Merry Prime Day or Happy Prime Day?

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On this latest mega episode, the Substandard discusses Ant-Man and the Wasp and how a film with such a small scope ends up a big winner. JVL gets trolled over his recent dishwasher purchase, quite literally a sound investment. Sonny talks Justice League and Zack Snyder. And Vic talks all things cruise-related, soup to nuts. Plus Tanzanite!

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In this latest micro episode, the Substandard reflects on the passing of Marvel legend Steve Ditko, the reclusive illustrator behind Spider-Man, Doc Oc, and Dr. Strange, among others. The discussion of Ditko vs. Stan Lee turns into a full-on geekfest when JVL, Sonny, and Vic recall their favorite Spidey villains.

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In this latest episode, the Substandard discusses Sicario: Day of Soldado. Sonny goes off on all the ways it went wrong. JVL gets ready for a day of baseball with his mystery date. Vic gets ready for a tropical 5K “fun” run. Plus a ranking of best and worst sequels and a dishwasher update!

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On this latest micro episode, the Substandard discusses LeBron James exiting Cleveland (again) to become a Los Angeles Laker. Wrestling analogies abound!

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In this latest episode, the Substandard takes on Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. JVL goes nuclear on Lowe’s. Sonny is back from the beach. And Vic has a gas at the movies. Plus a special guest appearance!

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