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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 #327 – The Trump Heard Round The World

    Let’s Weekend #327 – The Trump Heard Round The World

    On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the big Trump news that all of you have heard about, the great things that happened in Congress, and how WB Discovery might be messing up what they had with WB and DC.



    IntroWhat Are We Up To?C: Prey, Predator 1/2, Lightyear, Sandman, One Piece, Rocket League, Into the Breach, Horizon FWT: FFXIV, What We Do in the Shadows, Beavis & Butthead (2022), deconstructing a roomB: The Evil Within 2, Yakuza: Like A Dragon, books, J-rockBrandon’s Random FactoidAssholes of the Week: Trump was raided at Mar-a-Lago by the FBI, Trump doesn’t oppose the release of documents tied to the search, the warrant docs have been unsealed to show what was takenTrump invoked the 5th for all questions by the NY AG’s officeDomestic terrorist tried to shoot up the Cincinatti FBI office before fleeing and was killedThe father and son that killed Ahmaud Arbery were sentenced to life in prison for federal hate crime chargesHeroes of the Week: The House and Senate passed the Inflation Reduction ActThe PACT Act passed on the second tryBeto O’Rourke calls Abbott supporter a m**********r for laughing as he talks about the Uvalde shootingJury selection will begin in October for the Trump Organization criminal trialThe CDC has updated the guidelines for COVID-19 to be even worseGeorgians can list their fetus as a dependent on their tax returnsAn ancient fish evolved to walk on land and noped out back to the waterScientists uncovered some DNA evidence of the likely origin of the Chincoteague poniesWB Discovery CEO announced that HBO Max and Discovery+ are merging into one platformThey canceled the Batgirl film that was finishedThey removed six movies already on HBO Max due to underwhelming numbersThe new service may get a free, ad-supported optionDC films are in a weird place now in the wake of Batgirl’s cancellationPennyworth is getting a silly change to its nameDisney announced a bunch of price increases for Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+Contact us at letsweekenders@gmail.comSubscribe via: Apple Podcasts, TuneIn, Google Play, or RSS

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Let’s Weekend #326 – Saudi Arabia’s Citadel

    Let’s Weekend #326 – Saudi Arabia’s Citadel

    On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the 180 that the GOP did to block a bill helping Veterans, the great fundraising that a teen has done for abortion funds off of Matt Gaetz's mocking of her, and the many, many shows and movies coming to the MCU over the next few years.



    IntroWhat Are We Up To?C: The Gray Man, TMNT, One Piece, Westworld, PowerWash Simulator, Rocket LeagueB: PowerWash Simulator, The Evil Within, anime, J-rockBrandon’s Random FactoidAssholes of the Week: The Senate passed a bill to help vets with health care until 25 Republicans reversed their votes the second time aroundTwo of the other cops involved in George Floyd’s arrest and murder were sentenced to 3.5 years in federal prison for violating his civil rightsAlex Jones’ media company files for bankruptcy during defamation damages trialHeroes of the Week: An Amelia Earhart statue was revealed for the US Capitol’s Statuary HallTexas teen raised over $700k for abortion funds after House Rep. Matt Gaetz mocked her on TwitterBiden has COVID-19 again as a rebound positive after taking PaxlovidFDA shelves plan to get a 2nd booster for younger people in favor of boosters for Omicron variantsWHO declares monkeypox a public health emergencySens. Chuck Schumer and Joe Manchin come to agreement on Inflation Reduction ActThe House passed legislation to revive a ban on certain semi-automatic gunsThe CHIPS bill for boosting US semiconductor production was signed into lawThe Pope went on an apology tour in Canada over Catholic Church’s role in residential schoolsA new dictionary will document the lexicon of African American EnglishRussia announced it will pull out of the ISS after 2024 and build its own orbiting outpostSaudi Arabia’s leaders announced plan for a huge walled city called The LineKen Jennings and Mayim Bialik will be the permanent hosts of Jeopardy going forwardMGM’s working on another Rocky spinoff called “Drago”Daredevil: Born Again series announced for Spring 2024 releaseWe got a teaser trailer for Black Panther: Wakanda ForeverWe got an idea of what the MCU’s Phases 5 & 6 will look like at Comic-ConWe got a new trailer for Netflix’s BlondeWe got a trailer for TillContact us at letsweekenders@gmail.comSubscribe via: Apple Podcasts, TuneIn, Google Play, or RSS

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Let’s Weekend #325 – Good Riddance, Vince McMahon

    Let’s Weekend #325 – Good Riddance, Vince McMahon

    On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the sketchy acts of the Secret Service, the return of Polio, and say some fond farewells to the carny piece of crap named Vince McMahon.



    IntroWhat Are We Up To?C: Ms. Marvel, One Piece, Westworld, PowerWash Simulator, Rocket League B: Escape Academy, Powerwash Simulator, books, music.Brandon’s Random FactoidAssholes of the Week: Report says nearly 400 officers were rushed to the scene of Uvalde shooting, but systemic failures created the chaotic sceneThe National Archives are looking into the Secret Service’s potentially unauthorized deletion of USSS texts from January 5 & 6, 2021Steve Bannon is found guilty on both contempt of Congress chargesHeroes of the Week: The Marines are set to have their first Black 4-star general in their 246-year historyPresident Biden has tested positive for COVID-19The CDC endorses Novavax, the US’s first protein vaccine against COVID-19Polio is back in the US in New YorkThe January 6 committee held its last scheduled hearing this weekThe House overwhelmingly passed a bill to protect same-sex and interracial marriageA bipartisan group of Senators announced a deal on reforming the Electoral Count ActSenate Dems and Republicans are working on a reformed immigration bill relating to farm workThe UK has been dealing with an intense heat wave this past weekSesame Place apologized after video shows black girls being passed over by parade characterMonarch butterflies are now listed as endangeredMinneapolis theater cancels Dave Chappelle show hours before it was supposed to startVince McMahon is retiring from the WWENetflix is testing a new password-sharing subscription add-on in 5 Latin American countriesThe R-rated Deadpool and Logan movies have been added to Disney+Lightyear will be coming to Disney+ on August 3We got updates on the Marvel animated shows for Disney+, X-Men ‘97 will be out Fall 2023We got a trailer for House of the DragonWe got another trailer for The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of PowerWe got a trailer for Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among ThievesContact us at letsweekenders@gmail.comSubscribe via: Apple Podcasts, TuneIn, Google Play, or RSS

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Let’s Weekend #324 – The Dumbest People on TV

    Let’s Weekend #324 – The Dumbest People on TV

    On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the awful things the GOP has been saying in Ohio, the awesome photos out of NASA's new telescope, and that incredibly weird trailer for The Munsters.



    IntroWhat Are We Up To?C: Thor Love and Thunder, Dead End: Paranormal Park, Resident Evil, One Piece, PowerWash Simulator, Escape AcademyT: Tiny Tina’s Wonderland, FFXIV, Civ Rev 2, finished Righteous Gemstones, DISNEYLAND!B: The Evil Within, Powerwash Simulator, books, musicBrandon’s Random FactoidAssholes of the Week: AZ Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill into law limiting the ability for citizens to record police with 8 feet without their permissionThe Buffalo shooter has been indicted on federal hate crime chargesColumbus man has been charged for rape of a 10 year old girl, who got pregnant, couldn’t get an abortion in Ohio, and had to go to Indiana to get the abortion, The GOP and its media look even worse for their smear campaign to say the girl never existedHeroes of the Week: Paul Rudd befriended a 12 year old boy whose yearbook had no signatures after months of bullyingThe US has a new mental health crisis hotline at 988NASA has revealed the first images from the James Webb telescopeMedical examiner for Jayland Walker revealed that he was shot 46 timesThe US Bureau of ATF now has its first confirmed head in seven yearsThe newest January 6 committee hearing focused on Trump’s messaging to the Far RightThe panel has subpoenaed the Secret Service texts that agents deleted around that dayThe Abbott Nutrition facility has reopened as of July 1 after flooding shut it down for weeksA French pharmaceutical company is seeking approval to bring OTC birth control pills to the USThe IOC has reinstated Jim Thorpe’s gold medals from the 1912 OlympicsNYC confused people when their emergency management team put out a Nuclear attack PSAWe got a trailer for the new Beavis and Butt-HeadWe got a trailer for Rob Zombie’s The MunstersWe got a new teaser trailer for The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of PowerContact us at letsweekenders@gmail.comSubscribe via: Apple Podcasts, TuneIn, Google Play, or RSS

    • 1 hr 45 min
    Let’s Weekend #323 – The Exploding Georgia Guidestones

    Let’s Weekend #323 – The Exploding Georgia Guidestones

    On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the end of Boris Johnson as the UK's Prime Minister, the groundbreaking hires in the NHL and NFL, and the weird manmade structure in Georgia that was nearly destroyed.



    IntroWhat Are We Up To?C: Ms. Marvel, Fresh Prince, Fall Guys, Rocket League, Solitaire ConspiracyB: Skyrim, Remnant, books, anime.Brandon’s Random FactoidAssholes of the Week: A 21 year old man shot and killed 7 people at Highland Park, Ill. on July 4Gunman killed 3 people and wounding others at a Copenhagen mallAkron PD released body camera videos from 13 officers at the scene of the Jayland Walker murderDerek Chauvin was sentenced to 21 years in federal prison for depriving George Floyd of his civil rightsUK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has resignedHeroes of the Week: Strangers saved a 2-year old boy whose parents were killed in the Highland Park shootingGeorgia grand jury subpoenas several of Trump’s allies over attempt to overturn their presidential electionRIP James CaanRIP Takahashi Kazuki, creator of Yu-Gi-Oh!Former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe was assassinated during a campaign speechUS finds that the bullet that killed journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was likely fired by IsraelisGeorgia Guidestones monument was damaged by explosive deviceFDA temporarily suspends order banning Juul e-cigarettesFDA plans to help overseas producers of baby formula to secure long-term authorization in the USElon Musk says he won’t buy TwitterLegislators in Minnesota passed a law to let people buy edibles, but some didn’t understand the billLas Vegas Raiders hired the first black team president in NFL historySan Jose Sharks hired Mike Grier as the first Black GM in NHL historyThe Duffer Brothers are working on Stranger Things spinoff and an adaptation of The TalismanWe got a teaser trailer for Netflix’s Korean movie CarterWe got a trailer for Clerks IIIContact us at letsweekenders@gmail.comSubscribe via: Apple Podcasts, TuneIn, Google Play, or RSS

    • 1 hr 36 min
    Let’s Weekend #322 – It’s Prison Time for Bad People

    Let’s Weekend #322 – It’s Prison Time for Bad People

    On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the many bad people that are going to prison, the one bright spot of news from the Supreme Court, and the latest from the January 6 committee.



    IntroWhat Are We Up To?C: Stranger Things 4, YYH, Cuphead DLC, Teardown, Rocket LeagueT: FFXIV, Picross, ST: Brave New World, started The Righteous Gemstone holy shit, Sonic 2, Beavis & Butthead Do The Universe, allergies are badB: Skyrim, The Quarry, books, music.Brandon’s Random FactoidAssholes of the Week: Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in prisonR. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prisonGuiliani associate Lev Parnas was sentenced to 20 months in prisonGerman court sentenced 101 year old former Nazi guard to 5 years in prisonCops in Akron, OH shot and killed a black man over a minor traffic violationSCOTUS departed from decades of Natve American laws to expand state authority to prosecute some crimes on Native American landSCOTUS limits EPA power to regulate carbon dioxide emissionsHeroes of the Week: U of Arizona announced that it’ll offer free tuition to Native American studentsKetanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as the first Black woman on the Supreme CourtNY will return over 1,000 acres of ancestral land to the Onondaga NationThe last-minute January 6 committee hearing sure was a big dealFDA says that COVID boosters for the fall must target newer omicron variantsUS will offer 300k doses of monkeypox vaccine in the next few weeksCases have tripled in Europe in the last two weeksBiden’s Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients include Simone Biles, Gabby Giffords, and moreAn intact baby mammoth was found in Canada’s Yukon territory by gold minersWe got a teaser trailer for Hocus Pocus 2We got an official trailer for See How They RunWe got an official trailer for DC’s Batman and Superman: Battle of the Super SonsContact us at letsweekenders@gmail.comSubscribe via: Apple Podcasts, TuneIn, Google Play, or RSS

    • 1 hr 24 min

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