The Ricks revisit "Stranger Things" Season Two episodes 3 through 5—and discuss a Duffer Brothers comment about the possibility that Hopper is a character from the 1987 Arnold Schwarzenegger sci-fi actioner "Predator."
'Stranger Things 2'—Eps 3-5; and is Hopper a character from 'Predator'?
A recent article in The Atlantic postulates that the history of Sears Roebuck & Company predicts nearly everything Amazon is doing.
It's a fascinating and apt notion when you look at the evolution of first Sears and now everyone's favorite online retailer.
Rick Mathieson and Rick Wootten discuss the similarities and how a retailer once deemed too big to fail got disrupted by another—and wonder about what's ultimately in store (pardon the pun) for Amazon.
Why create a blockbuster new show and then hide it away where nobody will ever watch it?
Rick Mathieson and Rick Wootten assess the first episode of "Star Trek: Discovery," the first new show developed for CBS All Access, a kind of Netflix dedicated exclusively to CBS properties.
It must have seemed like a great idea at the time—create a show with a built in, hardcore fan base to draw new viewers to this new app. But is it enough to pull in the Ricktators, both lifelong Trek fans?
The first episode is solid, the 15-episode first season surely enjoyable, and a second season has already been greenlit.
Yet the Ricks have yet to watch another episode.
See what they have to say about the show and the legacy of Trek. Then let us know your own thoughts about "Star Trek: Discovery" and CBS All access.
The ever-popular coffeehouse chain scores a seasonal hit with its Pumpkin Spice Lattes and now every brand and its mother has to have its own pumpkin spice something. Anything. It doesn't even seem to matter what it is.
Rick Mathieson and Rick Wootten aren't having any of it. And when they audit some of the ridiculous products brands are offering this year just to jump on the pumpkin spice bandwagon, you're not going to believe what they found. But fair warning: Its not for sensitive stomachs.
Movie fans love a good sequel. Here are a few of the films that may (or may not) have upcoming sequels in the works, along with hints of what their plots may hold in store. Get the details on the podcast.
Wonder Woman had better hope her mother's name is Martha. Or Else.
Blade Runner: Can Decker travel back in time to stop the inventor of the first replicant?
New ambassador Amy Adams: "Can you tell me how to get, how to get to outer space?"
The Queen's coming, and only a revolution will stop her.
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