Star Trek: Enterprise – Hidden Gems

G&G 165 – Returning guest Alex aka “Arthur_Dent_6x7” joins E_HUFFY for the conclusion of our Star Trek hidden gem series! For this finale, we cheated and selected 6 episodes to cover. Listen along and find out what we thought worked and what didn’t with this show, favorite moments and cringe moments, thoughts on taking Star […]

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Star Trek: Voyager – Hidden Gems

G&G 164 – Returning guest Alex aka “Arthur_Dent_6x7” sends us to the Delta Quadrant for the continuation of our Star Trek hidden gem series! This was a tough one to cover as Voyager is not one of our favorite series but by golly we darn sure found our top 5 “hidden gem” episodes from the […]

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Video Games: The Next Generation

G&G 163 – It’s time to talk about the journey towards the next generation of gaming! We dive deep into PS5, Xbox, digital only systems, the weird announcements, and so much more. Subscribe and listen ASAP via your podcast provider of choice and join in on the fun! Follow us on The Gram and E_HUFFY […]

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Hidden Gems

G&G 162 – Returning guest Alex aka “Arthur_Dent_6x7” reports to Ops for the continuation of our Star Trek hidden gem series! Alex is at the helm for this mission and we pick one DS9 episode for each of the 7 seasons (with some honorable mentions) that fans usually do not place on “top 10” lists. […]

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New Games and New Civilizations

G&G 161 – Jherrica, aka “Pink_Thunder_Pwn” returns to discuss all things video games! After E_HUFFY gives his first impressions of Ghost of Tsushima, he chats with Jherrica to find out what systems and specific games are consuming her gaming time these days and dive in to many other splendid gaming topics. PC gaming, modding, Nintendo […]

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The Last of Us Part II

G&G Mini – **SPOILER ALERT!** “thepoorassgamer” rides solo in this episode to tell the tale of his recent play through of Naughty Dog’s “The Last of Us Part II.” Join him by subscribing and listening via Apple Podcasts or Spotify this very instant! Once again, **SPOILER ALERT** if you have not yet played the game. […]

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Star Trek: The Next Generation – Hidden Gems

G&G 160 – Returning guest “Arthur_Dent_6x7” reports to the bridge once again for the continuation of our Star Trek hidden gem series! For this mission, we break the Games and Gimmicks episode length record and pick one TNG episode for each of the 7 seasons (with some honorable mentions) that fans usually do not place […]

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PlayStation 5 Reveal

G&G 159 – E_HUFFY and “thepoorassgamer” return to chat all things PS5! The reveal was not without a marvelous amount of memes and humor so we break down the look of the system, announced games, possible functionality, the extended life of physical media, speculate on the price, and where we stand on purchasing at launch. […]

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Unite The League

G&G Mini – May 20, 2020. It will be a day long remembered in fandom. It saw the end of 2017’s atrocity known as “Justice League” and in its place, “Zack Snyder’s Justice League” for 2021 on HBO Max. E_HUFFY dashed to the roof and flashed the “Never Grow Up” signal and Ben answered the […]

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Star Trek: The Original Series – Hidden Gems

G&G 158 – Returning guest “Arthur_Dent_6x7” reports to the bridge for the first entry in our Star Trek hidden gem series! For this mission, we are staying away from the typical “top 10” lists and episodes that get discussed over and over again and pick five Original Series episodes that are not given as much […]

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Switching and Crossing Animals

G&G 157 – E_HUFFY and “thepoorassgamer” start this episode with a discussion as to why there has not been any pro wrestling related content lately and then dive right into the world of video games! This time we chit chat about what we’ve been playing lately, Final Fantasy VII Remake, E_HUFFY’s return to the world […]

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Man of Steel

G&G 156 – Superman was due for an overhaul and this film did the trick! Ben from Never Grow Up returns for the next entry in our Superman film retrospective series: Man of Steel! So much about Superman on film stayed the same over the years so we discuss the many changes, updates, and improvements […]

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Star Trek: Picard – A Retrospective

G&G 155 – **SPOILER ALERT** E_HUFFY is joined by longtime listener “Arthur_Dent_6x7” to dive deep into the first season of Star Trek: Picard. A lot of ground is covered as both are lifelong Star Trek fans and have an opinion or twelve on this new show. This is one you do not want to miss […]

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AEW Revolution: In Person Review

G&G 154 – E_HUFFY ordered the PPV and “thepoorassgamer” attended LIVE BABY LIVE! Grab yourself an adult or non-adult beverage of your choosing and listen along to the great stories, perspectives, and live reactions of the stellar AEW show that was Revolution. Subscribe and listen via your podcast provider of choice this very instant! Follow […]

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So Much Gaming, So Little Time

G&G 153 – E_HUFFY and “thepoorassgamer” discuss the trials and tribulations of tackling the ever growing back catalog of video games. Hear all about what has been played recently, how they decide what to play next, and what is on the horizon in the ever growing video game world. Subscribe and listen ASAP via your […]

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Superman Returns

G&G 152 – The Last Son of Krypton returns, and so does Ben from Never Grow Up to continue the Superman film retrospective series! This is the first time the gents got to see a brand new Superman movie in theaters so there are some great stories to tell. So much is covered, the amazing […]

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Star Trek: Picard

G&G Mini – ENGAGE!! E_HUFFY returns to the G&G Mini format to give his thoughts on the return of Jean-Luc Picard to the world of Star Trek. Minor *SPOILER ALERT* if you have not seen the premier of the new CBS All-Access show Star Trek: Picard. Subscribe and listen via your podcast provider of choice […]

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Wrestle Kingdom & Beach Bashing

G&G 151 – 2020 is here and the world of “pro wrasslin” is looking to be more exciting than ever! E_HUFFY is reunited once again with “thepoorassgamer” and they give their thoughts on New Japan’s first two-night extravaganza: Wrestle Kingdom 14. E_HUFFY sometimes feels that AEW stands for “All Explanations Withheld” so “thepoorassgamer” tries to […]

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The Rise of Skywalker Roundtable

G&G 150 – Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has come and gone, the saga ended again, and all the noise surrounding the film has settled. And here comes Games and Gimmicks just in time to add their 16 cents! E_HUFFY is joined once again by Ben from Never Grow Up and his cousin “Mateo_Matumbo” […]

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Gaming, Sleeping, More Gaming

G&G 149 – Longtime listener and first time guest “Pink_Thunder_PWN” joins E_HUFFY in this video game packed episode as she tells recent tales of conquering three houses in the world of Fire Emblem. We also discuss her favorite Final Fantasy game, farm maintenance skills and hopes of raiding some tombs in the near future. “Pink_Thunder_PWN” […]

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Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

G&G 148 – This is it, the one you’ve all been waiting for. The last of the Christopher Reeve Superman films, this movie has the reputation of being the worst in the series and one of the worst films of all time, however, we aren’t going down that familiar road. Setting the obvious budget cuts […]

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Who Cares About Ratings?

This question is thrown around often in wrestling discussions and Lvke Joseph is here to answer it!

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Superman III

G&G 147 – E_HUFFY starts this episode with a brief update on future content in the pipeline and gives an exciting update on “thepoorassgamer.” Things then take a goofy turn as Superman III needs to be discussed in great detail so this looks like a job for Ben from Never Grow Up! The series really […]

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Superman II

G&G 146 – Ben from Never Grow Up returns for the next installment of the Christopher Reeve Superman films retrospective! Ben and E_HUFFY chat chit about the original theatrical release of Superman II and Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut. So much is covered; first viewings, the soundtrack, physical media releases, the comedy, Zod one-liners, […]

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Superman: The Movie

G&G 145 – Ben from Never Grow Up joins E_HUFFY for the first installment of the Christopher Reeve Superman films retrospective! They cover what this movie has meant to them, favorite moments, and what this film did for comic book movies going forward. They also have some fantastic stories of Superman on physical media and […]

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Banging on a Trash Can

G&G 144 – There’s a lot of talk about “garbage wrestling” these days so it’s time to offer a fans perspective and lend our voice and thoughts on the topic. We dive deep into the current state of All Elite Wrestling, what’s been good, what we can do without, and what we need more of. […]

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Artists don’t owe you anything

by Joseph “thepoorassgamer” Reyna I’ve been mulling this topic in my head for a few days regarding two recent reactionary subjects: Sonic and Pokemon. Good God, I never thought I would need to talk about these two things together but given the recent community fervor surrounding both properties, I thought this the best place to […]

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Luigi’s Mansion 3 Review

by Joseph “thepoorassgamer” Reyna A funny, spooky adventure that sometimes controls terribly I’ve never had the chance to play the Luigi’s Mansion series until LM3. To get it out of the way, no, you don’t need to have played the first two games. I have some buried memory of playing the first game on the […]

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An NXT Invasion! Oh my!

I’m here to talk about the joy, and some of the pitfalls of NXT’s recent debut on the main roster: Smackdown.

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6 Must-Play Apple Arcade Games

There have been long standing rumors surrounding Apple’s move into the world of video games for YEARS. Game controller and console patents; hyperbole has run rampant in this area.

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Apples, Switches, and JRPG’s

G&G 143 – Live from his excursion, “thepoorassgamer” returns to talk all things video games! E_HUFFY has taken a deep dive into the world of JRPG’s and “thepoorassgamer” has been exploring all that Apple Arcade has to offer. We also have a run in featuring a goose, Link waking up, and a Jedi that has […]

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On the Horizon

E_HUFFY here with a future episode update for Games and Gimmicks. With “thepoorassgamer” on excursion and grown up things keeping me busy, there has been a decent amount of time that passes between episodes. But never fear, the podcast content will keep on coming! In case you missed it, “thepoorassgamer” posted an amazing review of […]

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The Legend of Zelda – Link’s Awakening Review (Switch)

A dreamy, tiny toy adventure. I have a brief memory of The Legend of Zelda – Link’s Awakening for the original Gameboy. To give you a little perspective, it’s sometime in 1989, I’m four years old, and all I can recall is the opening cinematic as I plopped the cartridge in and watched the screen […]

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Joker Review

G&G Mini – SPOILER ALERT! E_HUFFY returns to the mini format and gives his thoughts and ramblings on DC’s latest film: Joker! Subscribe and listen on Apple Podcasts, Spoitfy, or Google Play! Follow us on The Gram but life is better on Vero with E_HUFFY’s shenanigans!

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AEW’s Got it RIGHT

Eric and I have also spent A LOT of time (way too much to be honest) constantly calling out WWE for its lack of presentation. But for once, and it feels weird to say this, I’m not here to rag on anything. For once, someone, namely AEW, got wrestling exactly right for me.

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The Sears Center Sellout: AEW All Out Live Report

“Buy the ticket, take the ride.” -Hunter S. Thompson. Chicago, Il. A fitting epigraph for just such an occasion. The tickets were bought, and we were All In for the ride. Three marks and your brilliant author managed to secure four seats to the hottest ticket in professional wrestling today.

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