With books open and pencils at the ready, Rick and Ben study up on their favorite school subjects. From the logic of math to the magic of music, our hosts touch on the classes and subjects that they loved best through school. Plus, Rick gives a lesson in mathematics, and Ben shares some of his earliest memories of internet porn.

File Under: School Subjects, Computer Programming, Computer Competency, Math, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus, Music Theory, Art, Drawing, Band, Choir, Drama, English, Reading, Language Arts

Waiting for their turn to attack, Rick and Ben strike up another conversation on their favorite RPGs. From the start of Western RPGs to the action oriented games of Japan, our hosts talk about another mix of classic role playing games. Plus, Rick predicts the greatness of Deus Ex GO, and Ben relives some of his greatest failures in gaming.

File Under: Video Games, RPGs, Role Playing Games, Dreamcast, Grandia II, Skies of Arcadia, Paper Mario, Super Paper Mario, Brave Fencer Musashi, Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance, Divinity: Original Sin, Final Fantasy III, Parasite Eve, Deus Ex, Warren Spector

Filled with regrets, Rick and Ben dive into a discussion on terrible movies. From nostalgia tainted to just plain bad, our hosts cover a wide range of bad films. Plus, Rick crushes Ben’s childhood loves, and Ben wrongly brags about the town he was born in.

File Under: Movies, Terrible Movies, Orgazmo, The Goonies, The NeverEnding Story, Giant Spider Invasion, The Toxic Avenger, Attack of the Killer Tomatoes, Batman and Robin, Catwoman, Super Mario Bros.

With microphones at the ready, Rick and Ben turn up the sound on another movie soundtrack discussion. From classic musicals to one of the best composers in the business, our hosts talk about more music that helped define their films. Plus, Rick finally says something nice about Ben, and Ben opens up about his fear of grocery store produce departments.

File Under: Music, Movie Soundtracks, Grease, John Travolta, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Less Than Jake, A Clockwork Orange, Wendy Carlos, Mary Poppins, The Sherman Brothers, Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Lin-Manuel Miranda, John Williams, Indiana Jones, Superman, Jurassic Park, Home Alone, Harry Potter

Fresh from a trip down the rabbit hole, Rick and Ben turn up a discussion about Looney Tunes. After a brief history lesson, our hosts dive into some of their favorite animated episodes. Plus, Rick forces his co-host to dredge up painful memories, and Ben delves into his small rodent fetish.

File Under: Looney Tunes, Merrie Melodies, Warner Bros, Tex Avery, Chuck Jones, Mel Blanc, My Bunny Lies Over The Sea, Bugs Bunny, One Froggy Evening, Michigan J Frog, Duck Amuck, Daffy Duck, Michael Maltese, What’s Opera Doc?, Elmer Fudd

It’s back to the boxes as Rick and Ben begin another round of board game discussions. With a focus on the physical, our hosts touch on some bigger party games and their off shoots. Plus, Rick proves once again that all he thinks about is sex, and Ben warns about the danger of crossing hardcore Bingo players.

File Under: Board Games, Tabletop Games, Twister, King’s Footsie, Jenga, Takoradi, Charades, Reverse Charades, Heads Up, Bingo, Pictionary, iSketch, Draw Something, Drawful

With tokens in hand, Rick and Ben start up a talk on arcades and other play places. From animatronic freak shows to plastic tube mazes, our hosts talk about the many places built to entertain and captivate kids. Plus, Rick realizes just how dishonest he is, and Ben relives his failed attempt of running his own arcade business.

File Under: The Arcade, Arcades, Chuck E. Cheese, Monkey Joe’s, Kristof’s Entertainment Center, Five Nights At Freddy’s, Nolan Bushnell, Pizza Time Theater, Skee Ball, Arcade Basketball (Pop-A-Shot), Whack-A-Mole, Ball Pit, Fast Food Play Areas, Discovery Zone (The DZ), Totally Tubular, Miniature Golf, Go-Karts, Paintball, Laser Tag, Pinball, Street Fighter II, Mortal Kombat, NBA Jam, Smash TV, Dance Dance Revolution, Hydro Thunder, 18 Wheeler: American Pro Trucker, Brave Firefighters, Dave & Buster’s, Marvel Vs Capcom 2, Konami, The Simpsons Arcade Game, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, X-Men, Spider-Man: The Video Game, Coin Pushers, Claw Crane, Nintendo Badge Arcade, Dino Dash, Cyber Troopers Virtual-On, Ms. Pac-Man, Tekken 3

Returning from the range, Rick and Ben rustle up a talk on Westerns. From classics to comedies, our hosts talk about the biggest names in Western films along with a handful of movies that infused the West with humor. Plus, Rick makes fun of old people again, and Ben teaches us that movie executives have been greedy from the beginning.

File Under: Movies, Westerns, Clint Eastwood, The Good the Bad and the Ugly, The Outlaw Josey Wales, A Fistful of Dollars, Unforgiven, Spaghetti Westerns, Sergio Leone, For a Few Dollars More, John Wayne, The Searchers, Rio Bravo, Stagecoach, True Grit, Quentin Tarantino, Yojimbo, The Magnificent Seven, Seven Samurai, Akira Kurosawa, City Slickers, The Cowboys, Blazing Saddles, ¡Three Amigos!, Maverick, Wild Wild West

Back from the island, Rick and Ben turn the cameras on reality television. From families to criminals to frat boys, our hosts cover some of the earliest and most influential shows of the genre. Plus, Rick questions the ethics of MTV, and Ben reveals his greatest weakness – stringent agreeability.

File Under: Reality Television, America’s Funniest Home Videos, Cops, Candid Camera, The Tom Green Show, The Real World, An American Family, Survivor

It’s a return to playland as Rick and Ben discuss another round of toys. This time our hosts spend an exorbitant amount of time talking about Rainbow Brite, including a call for their listeners to send their own fanfic. Plus, Rick reminds everyone of the powerful hold the greeting card industry has on the world, and Ben begins to seriously question user reviews.

File Under: Toys, Rainbow Brite, Lite-Brite, Etch A Sketch, Doodle Pro, Magna Doodle, Glo Worm