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Number Two With A Bullet…Club

"I returned to wrestling sometime post-pipe bomb during “The Summer of Punk” in 2011. I had checked out of wrestling around the time WCW folded and was sold to Vince McMahon–setting up “The Invasion” and the Pepsi plunge of interest in professional wrestling shortly thereafter. It’s very easy to compartmentalize wrestling into WWE and well, uh, so, yep, anyone? Vince McMahon/WWE is “wrestling” the way Nintendo is “video games” to your parents. They get the hooks in early.

But in the last year it seems that there may finally (yes, finally) be a Sony or at least Dreamcast Era Sega gunning for that number two spot. If WWE is the undisputed (16 German Suplexing) Heavyweight Champ, could the tag team of Sinclair Broadcast Group’s Ring of Honor and the biggest promotion outside of the United States, “New Japan Pro Wrestling,” be Intercontinental Champs? Or maybe “Survivor” producer Mark Burnett and “Sin City 2″ director Robert Rodriguez can make lucha libre powerhouse AAA (Asistencia Asesoría y Administración) the biggest game in the states? And what is Billy Corgan doing….

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This week on the show we watch “After the Thin Man” the 1936 sequel to “The Thin Man”. Mel Evans and Mark Colomb talk about William Powell, Mryna Loy, Jimmy Stewart, and of course Asta. We also talk about our growing love of TCM and the twitter account @NextOnTCM and how we’ve fallen in love with older films.

An Hour with Your Ex is a Chicago based podcast hosted by Mel Evans and Mark Colomb. Have you read the stuff they write on Bro Jackson? Have you watched one of the dozens and dozens of videos Mark has made? Thanks for listening and letting us use this last bit for SEO. Hugs xoxo.

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Chris Geiger, Kellen Terrett, and Mark Colomb soldier on playing Civilization 5. Thanks to Chicago’s Nerdologues for having us. 

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This week WE ARE GROOT. An Hour with Your Ex is talking about Guardians of the Galaxy the new film from Marvel Studios. Chicago comedian Kellen Terret @drterrett joins us to talk Chris Pratt, comic books, Celestials, continuity, and GROOT. Mel Evans and Mark Colomb are the hosts.

This is our first show from a new location. Audio will continue to improve during the show. Thanks for listening.

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Episode 2 of Twitter Bros play Civ 5. Chris Geiger, Kellen Terrett, and myself played a whole lot of Civ 5 and recorded it.  

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The Chicago based An Hour with Your Ex podcast talk “Who’s Afraid of  Virginia Woolf” on this episode. 

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I love the music box. I love their screenings. Real luck someone let me write about it. 

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