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The opposite side of the Day 0 Update coin, Let's Weekend! is an informal hangout for various SmashPad staff, typically recorded on Friday night and posted Saturday. In contrast to SmashPad's flagship podcast, topics on Let's Weekend! include but are by no means limited to gaming, allowing the hosts to discuss their other major interests from literature to sports, from superheroes to music, and all points in between. Just remember, sobriety is optional.

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The opposite side of the Day 0 Update coin, Let's Weekend! is an informal hangout for various SmashPad staff, typically recorded on Friday night and posted Saturday. In contrast to SmashPad's flagship podcast, topics on Let's Weekend! include but are by no means limited to gaming, allowing the hosts to discuss their other major interests from literature to sports, from superheroes to music, and all points in between. Just remember, sobriety is optional.

    Let’s Weekend #418 – Clarence Goes to Indonesia

    Let’s Weekend #418 – Clarence Goes to Indonesia

    On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about more trips that Clarence Thomas failed to disclose, the steadily increasing far right influence in the EU, and what happened to Gainax.




    Intro



    What Are We Up To?

    C: Sweet Tooth S3, Fallout 76, Cat Quest, American Truck Simulator



    B: Apollo Justice Ace Attorney trilogy, Amnesia The Bunker, Skinamarink, Hellraiser 87





    Brandon’s Random Factoid



    Assholes of the Week: Far right parties gained more seats in EU elections to further challenge those in power in France and Germany

    Judge has rejected Alex Jones’ bankruptcy plans for Infowars, but allows his other assets to be liquidated to pay back the Sandy Hook families





    Heroes of the Week: The UN Security Council endorses US cease-fire plan to end the war in Gaza



    The Supreme Court rejected the challenge to abortion pill’s accessibility

    They also struck down the Trump-era federal ban on bump stocks





    More trips for Justice Thomas that were paid for by Harlan Crow have been found by the Senate



    The ACLU has filed a lawsuit against the Biden admin over its executive action on the border



    The House voted to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress

    The Justice Dept won’t pursue contempt charges against Merrick Garland





    Hunter Biden has been found guilty on all counts for lying on federal gun purchase forms



    Tesla shareholders voted to restore Elon’s record $44.9 billion pay package



    Marvel’s Blade movie lost its second director



    Sony Pictures purchased Alamo Drafthouse



    Gainax has filed for bankruptcy



    The second season of Arcane will be its last



    Netflix is holding a hot dog-eating contest between Joey Chestnut and Takeru Kobayashi



    We got an official trailer for Peacock’s Those About to Die



    We got an official trailer for Paddington in Peru



    Contact us at letsweekenders@gmail.com



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    • 1 hr 24 min
    Let’s Weekend #417 – Happy Horny Zombie Cicadas

    Let’s Weekend #417 – Happy Horny Zombie Cicadas

    On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about how the Epoch Times is a money laundering scheme, Alex Jones' media empire being liquidated to pay the families that sued him, and the horrific fungus that's making cicadas horny.




    Intro



    What Are We Up To?

    C: Hit Man, Fallout 76, Rocket League, Little Kitty Big City



    B: Apollo Justice Ace Attorney trilogy, Amnesia The Bunker, books, Shiny Happy People





    Brandon’s Random Factoid



    Assholes of the Week: Biden’s new executive order denies asylum claims to most migrants crossing the border unlawfully

    The CFO for the Epoch Times was charged with laundering at least $67 million in illegally obtained funds





    Heroes of the Week: Mexico elected its first female president



    Judge orders Steve Bannon to report to prison by July 1



    Alex Jones has agreed to liquidate his assets to pay Sandy Hook families



    Dog breeding company is facing a record $35 million fine for mistreatment of its beagles



    Black workers at a General Mills plant in Georgia are suing the company over racial discrimination



    Simone Biles won her 9th all-around national championship



    That stingray that supposedly got pregnant without other stingrays around was just sick



    There’s a fungus that is turning cicadas into horny zombies



    WB Discovery hikes price for Max ad-free plans effective immediately



    Netflix’s Wallace & Gromit film will be out this Christmas



    Netflix’s Jake Paul vs Mike Tyson fight was rescheduled to November due to Tyson’s ulcer issues



    Prime Video orders an American Gladiators reboot



    Prime Video’s Like a Dragon: Yakuza live-action series debuts on October 25



    Monkey Man is debuts on Peacock June 14



    Suzanne Collins is working on a new Hunger Games book that’ll be a movie in 2026



    We got an official trailer for Alien: Romulus



    We got an official trailer for Netflix’s That 90s Show Part 2



    We got an official trailer for Piece by Piece



    We got an official trailer for Venom: The Last Dance



    Contact us at letsweekenders@gmail.com



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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Let’s Weekend #416 – 34 Felony Convictions

    Let’s Weekend #416 – 34 Felony Convictions

    On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about Trump's very bad week as he got booed relentlessly at the Libertarian Party National Convention and was found guilty on 34 felony charges in his hush money trial.




    Intro



    What Are We Up To?

    C: Columbo, Oppenheimer, Sweet Tooth, Rocket League, Hitman 3, MLB The Show 24



    B: Apollo Justice Ace Attorney trilogy, Selaco, books, X-Men 97.





    Brandon’s Random Factoid



    Assholes of the Week: Trump was found guilty on all 34 felony charges in his hush money trial

    Chief Justice John Roberts declined an invitation to meet with top Senate Dems over judicial ethics



    Justice Samuel Alito refuses to recuse himself in January 6-related cases after more flags were found flying at his vacation home





    Heroes of the Week: Vermont is the first state to require oil companies help pay for climate change damages

    The MLB has officially incorporated Negro League stats into its record books, creating new leaders in various categories





    Trump got a taste of dissent as he spoke at the Libertarian Party National Convention



    The media company behind the book/film 2,000 Mules apologized and will halt all distribution



    The Wall Street Journal laid off a bunch of writers after lucrative OpenAI deal and record profits



    OpenAI also inked deals with Vox Media and The Atlantic to get their content on ChatGPT



    Ticketmaster has been hacked with info stolen on more than 500 million customers



    South Korea says that North Korea is flying balloons full of trash over the border



    Ryan Reynolds revealed the most sexual popcorn bucket yet for Deadpool and Wolverine



    Godzilla Minus One is on Netflix now



    Netflix’s Tomb Raider animated series will premiere October 10



    Netflix is developing an animated Minecraft series



    WB Discovery is bringing back Dinner & A Movie for TBS



    WB Discovery is developing a 300 TV series



    We got a teaser trailer for Moana 2



    We got an official trailer for Wolfs



    Contact us at letsweekenders@gmail.com



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    • 1 hr 19 min
    Let’s Weekend #415 – Red Lobster’s Rent Problems

    Let’s Weekend #415 – Red Lobster’s Rent Problems

    On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the federal lawsuit against Live Nation and Ticketmaster, a new malaria vaccine, and the unfortunate reasons for Red Lobster's bankruptcy.




    Intro



    What Are We Up To?

    C: Columbo, Rocket League, Little Kitty Big City, Hitman



    B: Read Only Memories, Another Crab’s Treasure, books.





    Brandon’s Random Factoid



    Assholes of the Week: Trump’s latest social media campaign video calls for a “Unified Reich”



    Heroes of the Week: The DOJ and 30 state/district attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit against Live Nation and Ticketmaster

    A new malaria vaccine has been delivered to the Central African Republic





    The ICC is seeking warrants for Israel’s and Hamas’ leaders

    Norway, Ireland, and Spain say they will recognize a Palestinian state





    Nikki Haley announced that she’s voting for Trump because she has no morals



    Iran’s president died in a helicopter crash



    Michigan farmworker is the second US bird flu case tied to dairy cows



    Red Lobster is filing for bankruptcy



    Scarlett Johansson put out a statement about her anger that OpenAI’s Sky voice sounds like her



    Study finds microplastics in the testicles of all of its human and dog subjects



    Google’s search AI has been providing a lot of wrong facts and answers this week



    Disney Pixar laid off 175 people



    Yorgos Lanthimos is working with Emma Stone on a third movie called Bugonia



    Universal’s looking to reboot The Munsters



    Netflix confirms the third Knives Out movie for 2025 release



    We got an official trailer for Beetlejuice Beetlejuice



    We got an official trailer for Netflix’s Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F



    We got an official trailer for Netflix’s Sweet Tooth Final Season



    We got an official trailer for Netflix’s Trigger Warning



    Contact us at letsweekenders@gmail.com



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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Let’s Weekend #414 – Stupid Mayor Rudy

    Let’s Weekend #414 – Stupid Mayor Rudy

    On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about how much of South Dakota that the Governor is not allowed to visit, the most metal painting in British Royal history, and how dumb Rudy Giuliani was while avoiding being served an indictment by Arizona.




    Intro



    What Are We Up To?

    C: Planet of the Apes, Everybody’s in LA, WarioWare, The Bible Game 



    B: Stellar Blade, Fear and Hunger Termina, Signalis, books.





    Brandon’s Random Factoid



    Assholes of the Week: Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker gave the commencement speech at Benedictine College that told women they will be happier as moms and wives

    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott pardons the man convicted of murdering a Black Lives Matter protester



    It seems that Justice Alito flew an upside-down American flag at his house after January 6, then blamed his wife for it



    AZ’s AG had been searching for Rudy Giuliani before Rudy taunted him on Twitter and got served his indictment at his birthday party in Florida





    Heroes of the Week: The Supreme Court has upheld the funding structure of the CFPB



    RIP Roger Corman



    RIP Dabney Coleman



    Biden and Trump will be debating in June and September



    DOJ says Boeing violated the terms of a deal they made to avoid prosecution over prior crashes



    Autoworkers at the Mercedes Benz plant in Alabama voted against unionizing



    Most of South Dakota’s tribes have banned Kristi Noem from their land



    The DOW Jones has hit 40,000 for the first time



    Target has scaled back on its LGBTQ+ merchandise ahead of Pride Month 2024



    The first person to receive a genetically modified pig kidney transplant has died



    King Charles revealed his official portrait that looks like he’s in hell



    The Silk: Spider Society live-action series is no longer happening at Amazon



    Nic Cage is starring in a Spider-Man Noir live-action series at Amazon Prime Video



    Amazon has greenlit a Tomb Raider series from Phoebe Waller-Bridge



    Netflix renewed 3 Body Problem for more episodes for its finale



    Katheryn Bigelow’s next feature film will be at Netflix



    MCU show Agatha All Along will debut on Disney+ on September 18



    We got an official trailer for Wicked



    We got a teaser trailer for Max’s Dune: Prophecy



    Contact us at letsweekenders@gmail.com



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    • 1 hr 26 min
    Let’s Weekend #413 – Brain Worms

    Let’s Weekend #413 – Brain Worms

    On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the bad news about two of Trump's trials, that weird Apple iPad commercial, and the weird story about RFK Jr's brain worm.




    Intro



    What Are We Up To?

    C: Planet of the Apes, More GBA on Analogue Pocket



    B: Stellar Blade, Fear and Hunger Termina, books, Gunbuster





    Brandon’s Random Factoid



    Assholes of the Week: University of Mississippi has opened a probe into the hostile anti-protest that involved racists taunts of black protestors

    Judge Aileen Cannon has delayed Trump’s classified documents trial indefinitely as it seems unlikely to happen before the election



    Trump’s trial in Georgia has also been delayed as an appeals court will review decision on the DA Fani Willis



    Tennessee’s legislature passed a bill allowing teachers to be armed in school





    Heroes of the Week: Activists flooded a Utah tip line for violations of their new bathroom law to shield trans residents from complaints



    RFK Jr. apparently had a brain worm in 2012 that ate a portion of his brain and died



    Steve Bannon lost his appeal of his contempt of Congress conviction



    Barron Trump may be a delegate at the RNC this summer



    TikTok is challenging the US ban in court as unconstitutional



    The Boy Scouts of America are changing their name to Scouting America



    Panera Bread is discontinuing its Charged Sips drinks after two wrongful death lawsuits



    Apple put out a weird iPad Pro ad about crushing creative instruments to make it



    Disney and Warner Bros. Discovery announced a bundle of Disney+, Hulu, and Max



    Warner Bros. Discovery is doing another Lord of the Rings movie



    Peacock is getting a new The Office series centered around a midwestern newspaper



    Netflix is getting the former Max series Scavengers Reign on May 31



    Prime Video’s Batman: Caped Crusader animated series will premiere August 1



    We got an official trailer for Netflix’s Exploding Kittens



    We got a teaser trailer for Megalopolis



    Contact us at letsweekenders@gmail.com



    Subscribe via: Apple Podcasts, TuneIn, Google Play, or RSS

    • 1 hr 23 min

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