Charged Up Ep. 17: Binges and Biases

This week Justin and Ben get together to discuss the good and bad sides of binge-ing media, as well as how everyone should be more open-minded and get over their confirmation biases. There are also mini-discussions about the intricacies of racial diversity in media and why people shouldn’t make fun of fears…specifically Justin’s totally rational fear of clowns.

 

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Charged Up Ep. 16: The Defenders Review

This week, Justin and Ben briefly discuss the recently passed Total Solar Eclipse and the effect it had on the world, and then jump into both spoiler-free and spoiler-FULL reviews of the newest Netflix Marvel series, The Defenders. Then they cover a few obligatory nerdy news stories and keep getting distracted by the usual side-tangents.

 
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Justin – @Zero_Score

Fortnite – Early Access… Is It Worth A Shot?

Fortnite – Early Access… Is It Worth A Shot?

Fortnite is a co-op survival action building game from the Epic Games, the developers of titles such as Unreal Tournament and Gears of War, and is probably better known for it’s notoriously long development time of 6 years since being announced at the 2011 Video Game Awards (VGA).

Fortnite has finally released as early acceess, but is it worth a shot? Lo has been playing a ton of it, and he has some thoughts. He gives us a brief overview of the game, his impressions, and touches on the topic of Free To Play games with Beta Access by way of Founders Packs. More Fortnite content to come!

Charged Up Ep. 13: Don’t Be a Jake Pauler

Justin and Ben are joined again by Jake (not that one) of @InternetUnwind to discuss the recent controversy surrounding Jake Paul and how him and his audience are toxic to YouTubers and the entertainment industry in general. Then they transition into how people should spend their 20s, and briefly tackle some entertainment news.

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Charged Up Ep. 11: Disney is Coming

This week Justin and Ben get invaded by a pair of real life friends (people have friends in real life?) in the form of more Final Fantasy VI Story Play cast members Chris (@Drummerchris737) and Jake (@guardoflite). They’re also the ones that made the wonderful theme song for this here podcast! So thank them by listening to it, please. We break down all the important news bits out of D23 (the Disney Expo) and also discuss why shows shouldn’t last forever, and how cool it is to have friends with to play tabletop games with…rubbing in that friend thing again, guys!
 
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Charged Up Ep. 10: Old Men Yell at the Internet

This week Justin and Ben are joined by someone who voices an old man in Final Fantasy VI Story Play, David (@TenButtonGamer) to talk about how they are all destined to become the old people who don’t understand modern trends and can’t keep up with changes in technology. They also talk about how futile trying to stick to continuity in media is and how not everyone should be able to present their reviews as fact.

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Show Notes:
What You Need to Know About Net Neutrality
Marvel’s New Warriors Cast Reveals Squirrel Girl Actress
Stranger Things Season 2 Release Date and Poster Revealed
Power Rangers Star Naomi Scott Frontrunner for Jasmine in Live Action Aladdin Film
Amazon’s “The Tick” Series Trailer
Next DC Animated Film Reportedly Batman: Gotham by Gaslight

Hosts:
Justin – @Zero_Score
Ben – @MarvelousIggy

Guest:
David – @TenButtonGamer

Charged Up Ep. 9: Hype, Reboots, and Wishful Adaptations

This week Justin and Ben are joined by yet another Final Fantasy VI cast member (totally not shameless promotion, just coincidence all Justin’s friends are involved) in the form of @VGElucidator. They discuss what their most wanted TV show adaptations would be, of any property popular or obscure, as well as how hype culture can taint a project and the good and bad elements of Hollywood continuing to reboot and sequelize everything. They also covered a few news stories of the past week, and went to some weird places there at the end…

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Charged Up Ep. 8: Identifying the Arrowverse

This week Justin and Ben are joined by their fellow co-host Lo to review the four CW superhero shows, as well as discuss where they might go next year. They also have a brief but poignant debate about racial identity in regards to what character we relate to, as well as a quick rundown of the week’s news.

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Justin – @Zero_Score
Ben – @MarvelousIggy
Lo – @N3r0theh3r0