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087: 2018 Movies: An Auction Draft ft. Rich Keefe

We preview the upcoming year in film in a way only Mac & Gu can... it's an auction-style draft! The lads from The Boxers Podcast and #DORK Podcast's Rich Keefe join us as we each attempt to build the best movie theater lineup. Rules are simple - each podcast has a budget of 100 hotdogs to spend as they please on 2018 movies. Who overpaid? What were the bargains? Did we miss any? Let us know!

086: Parks and Recreation: An Episode Draft

Treat yo self to this swagtastic episode, a Parks and Recreation episode draft! We hired our very own Entertainment 7Twenty, Alaina Antonelli and WEEI's Chris Scheim, to help us devour some chicky chicky parm parm calzones and JJ's waffles while we polish off the last of the Snake Juice. So don't be a Jerry/Larry/Terry/Garry... turn down that Duke Silver and head over to Pawnee with the rest of the gang!

081: Home Alone

As a holiday treat, it's an early Gu's Day!  We're joined by Brian Daly to discuss Home Alone & Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.  This episode has everything... Our favorites of Kevin's traps for the Wet & Sticky Bandits, our most hated McCallisters & a hot dog rating for each movie!

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Merry Christmas ya filthy animals.

078: Best in Series: Star Wars Movies

A long time ago in a Gudio far, far away...

In great anticipation for the LAST JEDI two intergalactic podcasters convened to get to the bottom of the greatest STAR WARS debate of them all... what's the best movie in the franchise?

To help us along the way we used the categories below, set to a completely arbitrary scoring system. Chime in on Twitter and let us know your favorites in the franchise! @MACandGUpodcast

Best/Worst Opening Crawl
Best/Worst Planet
Best/Worst Music
Best/Worst Droid
Best/Worst Puppet|CGI|Costumed Character
Best/Worst Space Craft
Best/Worst Moment
Too much screen time? Too little?
Best/Worst Special Edition Changes
Best/Worst Battle
Best/Worst Non-Vader Villain
Best/Worst Lightsaber Duel
Best/Worst Delivery of a Line
Best/Worst Ending

077: Toys of Christmas Past

Just in time for the holiday season!
We discuss some of Gu's favorite Christmas commercials from the past. Speaking of the past, we travel back a year to relive the greatest (worst) guest appearance of all-time during "Guess That Christmas Toy." Finally, we'll take a trip to the Trailer Park with a couple new trailers!

076: 2017 Comic Book Movies

We asked each member of the "You Love Shared Universes" Universe to give us their 2017 comic book movies, ranked. From there we complied the definitive 2017 comic book movie rankings. Enjoy!

We ranked: Lego Batman, Logan, Power Rangers, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Wonder Woman, Atomic Blonde, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Valerian and the Thousand Word Title, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Thor: Ragnarok & Justice League.

Plus, we give you our initial thoughts and reaction to the first "Avengers: Infinity War" trailer.

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075: "A Christmas Carol" TV Parodies

We discuss our favorite adaptations of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." Gu then pitches parodies of the classic story with such TV shows as: 30 Rock, ALF, Arrested Development, The Bernie Mac Show, The Big Bang Theory, Boy Meets World, The Brady Bunch, Cheers, Community, The Cosby Show, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Diff'rent Strokes, Dinosaurs, Drake & Josh, The Drew Carey Show, Everybody Loves Raymond, Even Stevens, Family Guy, Family Matters, Frasier, The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Friends, Full House, Good Times, Grounded for Life, Growing Pains, Happy Days, Home Improvement, How I Met Your Mother, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Just Shoot Me!, King of the Hill, The King of Queens, Malcolm in The Middle, Married... with Children, Modern Family, My Name is Earl, NewsRadio, Norm, The Office, Parks and Recreation, Reba, Roseanne, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Sanford and Son, Saved by the Bell, Scrubs, Seinfeld, The Simpsons, South Park, Spin City, SpongeBob SquarePants, Step by Step, The Steve Harvey Show, Still Standing, That '70s Show, 'Til Death, Two and a Half Men, The Wayans Bros, Will & Grace, Workaholics, and last but not least... Yes, Dear.

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074: Marvel's "The Punisher"

We review season one of Marvel's latest Netflix chapter, "The Punisher." After becoming a fan favorite following his debut in "Daredevil" season two, the people demanded a solo series for Jon Bernthal's Frank Castle/The Punisher. After several failed theatrical versions of this popular anti-hero, did this series finally live up to fan expectations or did it punish the viewer? We discuss likes, dislikes, and how this fits in amongst the rest of Marvel's ... See More Netflix properties. Spoiler-free for the first 14 minutes to let you know if this is worth your time!

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072: Justice League

We discuss the newest film in the DCEU, Justice League.  Is it as bad as the critics think?  How does it compare to the other DC movies?  Should they reboot this universe or keep on down this path? Join the conversation on Twitter: @MACandGUpodcast!

(Spoiler Free for 17 Minutes)

071: Best Movie Trilogies

The recent "Thor" and "Planet of the Apes" trilogies have inspired us to discuss every trilogy... ever. What fun would that be without an official trilogy rating system?! Based off their aggregate Rotten Tomato scores, we came up with a definitive trilogy ranking to discuss before ultimately revealing our personal top tens. The only qualifier is that all three flicks had to have a theatrical release. What were the surprises? Disappointments? What are your personal favorites? Join the conversation on Twitter: @MACandGUpodcast!

Other topics include: Disney's purchase of 21st Century Fox, Sosh Meeds Ish, Justice League thoughts.

070: Thor: Ragnarok

Hanging out on Asgard this week for the newest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor: Ragnarok. How does this version of Thor stack up to his past appearances? Where does this movie rank amongst the rest of the MCU? Finally, how do the Ragnarock events lead into Avengers: Infinity War? Spoiler-free for the first 12 minutes!

068: Candy!

Hungry? Why wait... take a break and break yourself off a piece of Kit Mac & Charleston Gu as we taste the rainbow! We get to the bottom of an age old question... how many licks does it take to get to the center of this episode? Nobody better lay a finger on it... another two-times Gu's day! Two for Mac, none for Gu.