Current Events and Flights of Fancy
Episode 14: Chocolate, Beer, and Space Robots21/11/2014
Guys, it’s here. Episode 14, which may very well be our Season One finale. What’s inside, you ask? Our newest food segment, Chocolate & Beer. Liberals excoriating Barry Hussein Obama. Robots in space! And of course, an examination of Snapchat’s latest plays. Invite us into your headphones. Advertisements
Episode 13: Mazel Tov on Our Bar Mitzvah!12/11/2014
We’re all grown up here at this, our thirteenth episode of The Scrutineers. Hosts Adam and Max invite special guest Dan Jaffe to our bar mitzvah to discuss recent films, Taylor Swift’s deliberate expunging from Spotify, and the latest cannabis legalization news. No one had their Torah portion memorized in time. And for those audience members unfamiliar…Read more Episode 13: Mazel Tov on Our Bar Mitzvah!
Episode 12: Transdisruption29/10/2014
Adam and Max are totally qualified to discuss the following topics at length: depictions of transgender people on TV, whether The Sopranos is “better” than The Wire, and CurrentC, the nascent competitor of Apple Pay and Google Wallet. Listen to the tales we weave!
Episode 11: The Last Platinum Record22/10/2014
The biggest musicians in the universe can’t move any records, but the real-world Statler and Waldorf are here to scrutinize and save the record industry. Also: Netflix is letting Adam Sandler make four movies, sight unseen. What is the world coming to? More discussion questions this week: Will 2015 the year cable TV goes a…Read more Episode 11: The Last Platinum Record
Episode 10: Fanboyism (Also, Snapchat Done Goofed)16/10/2014
This week, we try to provide some solutions to the issues under our scrutiny, rather than just bemoan them. On the docket: Snapchat blames its users for its own blunders, the future of Nintendo remains uncertain (yet we remain hopeful for purely nostalgic reasons), and in co-host Adam gets drinks with a personal hero. Also, apologies…Read more Episode 10: Fanboyism (Also, Snapchat Done Goofed)
Episode 9: Cartoons, Twitter, and Golfing08/10/2014
This week: A discussion on boy bands, a postmortem of golf, some analysis of cartoons, and the hijacking of a hashtag. Join us, won’t you?
Episode 7: A Real Live Female Discusses Feminism With Us24/09/2014
Welcome, welcome. This week’s episode features our first guest star, Jessica, a friend of the Scrutineers. She’s here to provide an actual female’s perspective on feminism and Emma Watson, because Adam’s and Max’s penises inhibit their credibility. However, that won’t be before we discuss gimmicky record album releases, Bono’s similarity to turds, and the intricacies of early…Read more Episode 7: A Real Live Female Discusses Feminism With Us
Episode 6: Let’s Shoot Stoned Teabaggers Into Space17/09/2014
Ok, y’all. On the docket today: the very fate of the Republican party, the existence of God, and the right to chief that kind bud. Plus a quick update on the horrendous NFL situation. Enjoy, everyone. (Oh, by the way, in our zeal we never clearly stated the documentary in question during today’s discussion. It’s…Read more Episode 6: Let’s Shoot Stoned Teabaggers Into Space
Episode 5: ISIS Bad, Netflix Good11/09/2014
Here we are at Episode 5 of The Scrutineers with Max and Adam. This time around our villains are Ray Rice, Roger Goodell, ISIS and the citizens of the Western world who join them, and Adam himself, who is guilty of an awkward Pulp Fiction reference this week. Click after the break to lend us…Read more Episode 5: ISIS Bad, Netflix Good