Could you resist the power to go back and change your very worst mistake? What if it meant unraveling some of the non-mistakes you've made since? Also: Imagine, for the sake of this hypothetical, that you're a complete goober. Merle runs out for smokes. Taako takes the show on the road. Magnus goes home.
Everyone loves the song "The Gambler," by songsmith Kenny Rogers -- and if anyone says otherwise, they're a LIAR -- but did you know how many advanced poker strategies are tucked away in the lyrical folds and grooves of that tune? Well, you will know, by the end of this episode. Oh boy, do we make sure of that.
Suggested talking points: Trollswatch, Office Zoltar, Now You See Me Swear Scenes, Spooky Commentary, Geolocational Brother Tracking, The Meaning of The Gambler
Another summer has come and gone without receiving the Once and Future Summer Jam, which is, of course, the sequel to Bob Carlisle's "Butterfly Kisses." WHERE'S THE HEAT, CARLISLE? We're ready, Bob, for the heat.
Suggested talking points: Drop That BK2, Sandwich Guy's Gift, The Karate Dog, A Bonanza in My Can, My Favorite Star Wars, The Three Radio Voices That There Are
With a fairly rowdy loop behind them, our heroes come face-to-face with divinity, and try their darndest not to make complete asses of themselves. With the Big Clock winding down and their prize in sight, can Tres Horny Boys save the day -- or, at least, one of the days? Merle goes deity shopping. Magnus takes a Chance. Taako lends a hand.
This is not the episode you want to listen to if you're hoping to renew your faith in humanity. Each of the boys lost something dear in the week leading up to this recording, but none so much as Justin, who lost the act of love itself.
Suggested talking points: True LA Crime Stories, Good Trash, Porno Kite, Reconnoiter the Driveway, UNO Moriarty, The Worst Day of Justin's Life
Hey, look who's at the door! The back door, I mean. It's Island Boy, and he's very, very lost. Oops! Now we have to take care of Island Boy, because I'm pretty sure he'll perish out in the real world.
Suggested Talking Points: Island Boy Rises, Deep Sea 'Corns, Barber Barber Barber, Burke Plimpton, Gimme the Hippo, Please and Thank Yous, Justin's New Podcast, Return to the Zoo
If our boys want to get out of this time-locked quagmire, they're going to need some divine intervention -- and the only way to get this particular god to play ball is to get up to no good. Let's hope that big wheel doesn't stop turning on this rotation, yeah? Magnus hurls a friend. Merle does horse stunts. Taako gets the gold.
Happy Olympics-Time everybody! Can our brave Olympians solve the puzzle of the Five Rings before the torchlight's end? Or will the Rio Ring-Eaters doom their quest before it even begins?
Suggested talking points: New 'Lympo Categories, Spacey Dog, Throw Up Catchphrases, Special Special Wine, McDonaldland Politics, Boat Home
Hey everybody! Get your parents to fill out this form, and pay the one-time $1,100 application fee, and you too can join the MBMBaM Summer Club! We've got all the amenities and classes you could ever need to fully squeeze all the enjoyment out of this hot, hot season. So do our special guestperts for this episode, Jake and Amir!
Suggested talking points: Fester's Sex, Damaged Deposits, Toilet Man, Buttery Revenge, Waiting Waiters, Facebook Friendships, RSVP Courtesy, Tinder Quantity, Monorail
Now that Refuge's destroyer has been revealed, our heroes work together to discover a way to stop it. But how many more attempts will they get at solving this, their most deadly mystery yet? Merle leads the group in prayer. Magnus plays hardball. Taako gets on his diamond grind.