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Podcast: The Besties: Seeing Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Through the Eyes of a Child
It's one of the biggest releases of the year and Justin paid his daughter, Charlie McElroy, to play it for him. Yes, it's Pokémon time once again and we're diving into Scarlet and Violet. We've also got way more to say about Pentiment. Also discussed: Andor, Fargo Season 4, Spy x Family and Warhammer: Darktide. [more inside]
Podcast: The Besties: We Gotta Go Back in Time with Pokemon Legends Arceus
Wondering what's next for the Pokemon franchise? Just how many games could they put out that are basically the same thing? Well, we finally have something pretty dramatically different! The gang dives into Pokemon Legends: Arceus and whether this is finally the game to recommend to newcomers to the franchise. Also discussed: Vampire Survivors, Station Eleven and, yes, Roblox. Direct Episode Link. [more inside]
Podcast: The Besties: Staying Faithful to Pokemon Shining Pearl and Brilliant Diamond
In which we discuss, with equal levels of enthusiasm, the latest remake from the world of Pokémon, and also the franchise as a whole. Then we take a deep dive into the mailbag, and share a blue million honorable mentions! Other games discussed include: Pokémon Snap, Pokémon Unite, Pokémon Let's Go, Pokémon Sword and Shield, Forza Horizon 5, Unsighted, Pony Island, Halo Infinite Multiplayer, Binding of Isaac: Repentance, Minecraft's Magic Kingdom Pack. [more inside]
Movie: Pokémon Detective Pikachu
In a world where people collect Pokémon to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu who seeks to be a detective.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Mobile Homes Season 6, Ep 7
Main subject: Mobile homes, and the scarfing up of trailer park property by investment groups like the Carlyle Group, who can then raise rents with impunity and force owners with newly-immobile homes to pay it or else abandon their property. On YouTube. (16m) Other topics: Trump's nominations of Herman Cain and Steven Moore to the Federal Reserve Board (with clips from Oliver's hilarious series of Daily Show interviews with Cain) and the corruption of Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh.