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  • 00:45

    Episode 112 - Mockingjay part 2 and Top 10 Samuel L Jackson movies

    in Entertainment

    On this weeks show we will be talking about Mocking Jay Part 2. J saw it with his family and Jay saw it with his wife. What did you think of it? Katniss ended with...Spoilers..

    We will also discussing our Top 10 Samuel L. Jackson Movies.  What is your favorite Sam Jackson movie? Call us at 646-929-0936. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and Instagram.

  • 01:04

    Brass Knuckle Progressives Radio - HUMP DAY with Quantum Mechanic #11 - PARIS

    in Politics Progressive


    Headlines With Morgan Freeman
    Interview with Gail Mountain, Member of Progressive Democrats Moving Forward Not Back, Writer & Journalist on the Trans-Pacific Partnership #TPP & the president's support of it.
    Political Analysis: Republican governors and wannabe candidates for POTUS going ape-shit over Syrian refugees that recalls what the Nazis did before & during World War 2; Inaction in Congress; Donald Trump being a dick, especially about immigrants, refugees and his love of #OperationWetback in 1955, which resulted in the forced deportation of about 250,000 and the death of 88 migrants dumped out in the desert with no food or water in the July heat.
    Interview #4 in our 12 episode series with Hollywood Legend Roy Thinnes (X-Files, The Invaders, Dark Shadows, A Beautiful Mind)
    New Music Review - Marianas Trench - Astoria (2015) featuring the song, "Burning Up." Happy, infectious pop. Ace Ventura & Astrix - Pranava
    This Week In Metaphysics - "Better To Be Nobody Than Somebody" - Embrace Your "Nobodyness" to be happier.
    Comedy Bits
    Douche Nugget Of The Week - Donald Trump gets it again...well, not literally, but he does get the Douche Nugget Of The Week Award for his tweet about guns and the #ParisAttacks as well as his support of #OperationWetback and for just being an asshole.
    Entertainment Roundup including imdb pro Box Office Results. Be ready for Katniss Everdeen to poke you right in the heart with her love arrow!
    #GOPeeOnYOUandME because they do.  "We're all peons they love to pee on."(tm)

  • 01:09

    The Author's Talk Show with Ashley Boynes-Shuck

    in Books

    Ashley is the author of the funny nonfiction health memoir, Sick Idiot, available now on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Kindle. 

    Ashley is also the co-author of the book, Empowered in Pittsburgh, and has just debuted her first fiction novel.

    To Exist is a post-apocalyptic love story and adventure tale, it will appeal to many tastes. One reader recently said, “It was so good! Full of twists and turns and was suspenseful ’til the end.” The main character, Shelby Weiss, is a modern-day heroine: think Katniss Everdeen from the Hunger Games meets Carrie Bradshaw from Sex & the City. Throw in a little of The Walking Dead’s grit, and  you’ve got To Exist. 

    You can see more about Ashley and her books on her website www.abshuck.com.

  • 01:26

    Fear the Walking Dead Premiere - Star Wars Characters in Zombie Apocalypse!

    in Pop Culture

    We talk about the huge Fear the Walking Dead premiere and whether it can live up to its companion, The Walking Dead. We decide what Han Solo, Deadpool, C3P0, and Katniss Everdeen would do during a zombie apocalypse plus find out what Darth Vader, Yoda, and Batman would tweet while at Disneyland in Superhero Tweets. Ever wonder what your favorite fictional character's home looks like? We play a new game called Geeky Real Estate Listings to discover just that!

    We catch up with the gang from Otherworld Theatre about their upcoming sci-fi and fantasy plays! They also help us decide what sci-fi or fantasy universes would make the best live productions.

  • 00:31

    Black Geeks Review: The Hunger Games 3 - Mockingjay Part I

    in Movies

    Ish just got real.  This week the Black Geeks review the 3rd installment in The Hunger Games franchise, "Mockingjay - Part 1", directed by Francis Lawrence.  It's all out war for Jennifer Lawrence's Katniss Everdeen as she becomes the official symbol of the Districts' rebellion against The Capitol. Featuring a very strong supporting cast, including the late, great Philip Seymour Hoffman, Mockingjay-Part 1 is a bona fide action flick replete with explosions, psuedo-military combat jargon, and a very high body count.  Tune in today at 3:30 and find out if this is worth your $16 or you should wait till it's streaming on Netflix in 3 months.

  • 00:56

    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt.1

    in Film

    It's a one title weekend here on the Punch Drunk Podcast and what a title it is. This week we venture into the first part of what is sure to be the epic conclusion to the story of Katniss Eberdeen and the Hunger Games. Join us to find out if this is the Thanksgiving movie you should see (if you haven't already seen it....judging by the box office numbers most of you already have!) 

  • 01:34

    REELTalk W/ DsDirector: Books To FILM / Bill Cosby Scandal

    in Movies

    REEL TALK  with Da Director

    Show order

    8:05 – weekend recap

    Show Topic(s) – Books To Film: MockinJay /Bill Cosby  

    8:15pm Previews/Review

    Film – MockingJay

    Star(s)- Jennifer Lawrence , Woody Haralson , Josh Hutcherson, Liam Helmsworth, Phillip Seymour Hoffman

    Director- Francis Lawrence

    Producer/Studio- LionsGate


    When Katniss destroys the games, she goes to District 13 after District 12 is destroyed. She meets President Coin who convinces her to be the symbol of rebellion, while trying to save Peeta from the Capitol.


    8:30pm-  Topic 1 Bill Cosby Scandal

    Break (song)



    9:00pm – Topics Pt 2 Books To Film

    Hunger Games



    Harry Potter

    Lord OF the Rings/Hobbit

    9:15pm TV Shows Recap

    Walking Dead

  • 01:01

    #133 Fireside Chat: Orange Backpack, Yellow Flicker Beat

    in Books

    The Hunger Games franchise has been synonymous with many colors. President Snow’s white roses. District 12’s black coal mines. Katniss’s orange backpack, which we have popularized on this show in the past. Now, we add Lorde’s “Yellow Flicker Beat” to the spectrum and discuss the quality of its hue. We are chomping at the bit to know what YOU think about Lorde's song, so please leave a comment on our website!

  • 01:01

    The New York City Hunger Games for Broadband

    in Internet

    "Are you a small business that wants high speed broadband in New York City? You're in luck! There's a competition available to get you just what you need. To compete, you must: 

    Swim across the Hudson River in freezing water, chanting "I want my fiber",  holding onto your laptop at all times,
    Pray to the gods to shine their light so you can beg to get some broadband. Offer them a goat as a sacrifice (Vegans can use turnips),
    You must show why you really, really, really, need a broadband connection and demonstrate what the "potential impact of fiber on your business and the feasibility of fiber construction to your building."

    This bit of sarcastic wit from guest Bruce Kushnick, Exec. Dir. of New Networks Institute, highlights a deadly serious problem: true highspeed Internet access that meets the needs of businesses and residences doesn't exist in many urban centers. Kushnick explains to listeners how they can meet and overcome this challenge, even if Katniss is too busy to help at the moment.   

    Beginning with his take on new Mayor Bill de Blasio's initial steps to attack the problem in New York, Kushnick discusses how constituents there and elsewhere can leverage existing cable franchise agreements to try to counter some of the negative aspects of the announced Comcast/Time Warner merger. He also presents tactics for influencing local broadband policy, using incumbents cross-subsidization practices against them, and ultimately, doing whatever's possible to facilitate additional competitors with highspeed broadband into urban markets. 

  • 00:29

    How to get best night sleep ever.

    in Fitness

    My Guest next week will be Lanier Dabruzzi RD of the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association and she's the Nutrition Affairs program Manager fo the Georgia and South Carolina area. On this show we will be talking about one of america biggest probelms lack of sleep. Guide to Good Sleep
    - Now that the holidays are over and the new year has begun, banish those sleepless nights lying in bed thinking of To Do lists using these top tips about what to eat and do in order to get the best night’s sleep possible!

    How to Avoid the Hunger Games
    - January is here and you’re trying to lose the pounds gained over the holidays, but you don’t want to have to starve yourself. Use these Katniss-approved tips to avoid “The Hunger Games” throughout the day and still achieve and maintain a healthy weight! So tune in to get some great tips to improve your health and wellness, focus and improve memory and many more with better sleep!

  • 01:02

    Episode 29: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Delivery Man

    in Film

    May the odds be forever in our favor as we return to the 12 districts of The Hunger Games as we break down the second installment of the hit series. Then we discover why sarcasm has become so rampant....Vince Vaughn fathered thousands of kids! We'll talk his new movie Delivery Man. 

    Also on the slate: 

    -The Walking Dead....what did we think of the Governor's return?

    - We're still watching Agents of SHIELD, but is it a hatewatch?

    - Norman Reedus as the Crow?

    - Much MUCH More!

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