The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recently announced the creation of a new category to honor Black Panther—uh, we mean to honor “achievement in popular film.” However, this popularity contest at the Academy Awards is not sitting well with Baconsale, so Kent, Joel and Jacob have decided to rant about it. But it’s not all doom and gloom. We also offer up some potential solutions for the Oscars, as their TV ratings tumble and they flounder around for a fix.
Press play to hear a bunch of film snobs complain about a bunch of film snobs.
What’s up, guys? Today Baconsale is gonna be talking about YouTube, and how it’s more than just a platform for sharing funny cat videos. In fact, some people watch YouTube channels more than regular TV channels these days, and some YouTubers make a darn good living creating original content for the site. Kent and Joel are each ready to share a list of five channels they subscribe to in order to get you started on the path of ultimate “internetainment.”
To survive a war, you gotta become war, and Baconsale is finishing our battle of action heroes with some of the toughest characters around—some of whom could be registered as lethal weapons. And this bracket features some epic match-ups such as John McClane vs. Luke Hobbs, Paul Kersey vs. Ellen Ripley, and James Bond vs. Ethan Hunt. In the end, we will declare who is the toughest of them all.
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to press play.
We’re making this game into a trilogy! It’s time for another round of America’s least-known, but most-popular game: Cable, IMAX, Erase. With each set of three movies (or film franchises), Kent and Joel must decide which one they’ll watch once in theaters, which one they’ll watch repeatedly at home, and which one they’ll erase from existence. This episode features such match-ups as Superman/Batman/Spider-Man and The Emoji Movie/Boss Baby/Trolls.
Press play to hear these guys feel more pain than they probably should with hypothetical scenarios.
Do you feel lucky, punk? Well, for action movie heroes, it’s a good day to die hard because Baconsale is doing a fast and furious tournament to see which fictional character’s particular set of skills will keep him or her from being terminated. This episode features such epic match-ups as Indiana Jones vs. Lara Croft, Rambo vs. Riddick and John Wick vs. Hit-Girl.
Press play and stick around to hear us start off this epic action hero bracket!
Welcome to Baconsale 2.0! We’ve launched our Patreon account (patreon.com/Baconsale) so you can become an official supporter of our podcast. Plus, you’ll get a bunch of exclusive perks, like patron-only episodes, behind-the-scenes access and Baconsale merch! Press play to hear all about the different tiers of donations you can give to help keep the lights on here in the Baconcave.
Today on Baconsale we’re talking film trilogies, and we’ll be breaking the episode into three distinct sections:
Part 1 – Movies that didn’t really need a sequel, but somehow became a trilogy.
Part 2 – Sequels that were better than the original film.
Part 3 – Third movies in a trilogy that killed the franchise—at least for a while.
Kent and Joel have agreed on a trio of choices for each section and are ready to debate, discuss and share random facts about their picks in triplicate.
Count to three and press play. It’s time for Baconsale!
Hey girl, we know you like it when Kent, Joel and Jacob are a little uncomfortable, which is why Baconsale is dedicating an entire episode to man crushes. Why? We’re not sure. It was Kent’s idea. But it was also Kent’s idea to invite Lindsay, our special guest, onto the show. She’s here to add some female perspective and to pick winners for categories such as Classically Handsome, Best Chris, Hottest Athlete, Silver Fox, Best Smile, Guy Next Door and Sexiest “Sexiest Man Alive.”
So grab some cocoa butter, oil up those abs and press play to hear us discuss dapper dudes.
Now that the dust has settled from Avengers: Infinity War, it’s time for Baconsale to talk about Marvel’s next installment: Ant-Man and the Wasp. Last time Ant-Man was on the big screen, it wasn’t exactly beloved by Kent, Joel and Jacob, but will this sequel (and Paul Rudd’s charm) win them over? Even if you haven’t seen the movie yet, you can still listen to the first eight minutes—they’re spoiler free.
Grow up (or shrink down) and press play! It’s time to enter the quantum realm of movie reviews!
Ever heard the phrase “the inmates are running the asylum”? Well, that’s what we’re doing on this episode of Baconsale. We’ve handed over the reins to you, the listener, and we’re answering questions that you submitted. This means we’ll be talking about conspiracy theories, our favorite books, which Muppet we’d be, switching bodies with each other, memes, a potential mascot for the podcast, Godzilla vs. King Kong, our most embarrassing moments on the show and so much more.
Press play to hear us bare our souls on this random and self-indulgent episode!