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  • Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

    November 19, 2021 by

    G&G 179 – “Why are they putting seatbelts in theaters this summer?” E_HUFFY is joined once again by “thepoorassgamer” and “Arthur_Dent_6x7” to talk about the next Trek movie in our Trek Film retrospective adventure; the one where they go find god! All avenues are covered and it’s a two on one handicap match affair with… Read more

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  • Remasters, Racing, and Warm Beer

    October 8, 2021 by

    G&G 178 – A Games and Gimmicks tradition has finally returned, “thepoorassgamer” snagged a random six pack on his way to the G&G studio to enjoy during the episode! There’s only one problem; it wasn’t refrigerated. Crack a beverage and listen along to our tales of recent gaming news, newest game pickups, side mission woes,… Read more

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  • Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

    September 20, 2021 by

    G&G 177 – “Stardate: 1986. How on earth can they save the future?” E_HUFFY is joined once again by “thepoorassgamer” and “Arthur_Dent_6x7” to talk about the next Trek movie in our retrospective; the one with the whales! We chat up the comedy, watching in 2021 vs. 1986, the appeal to all audiences, and so much… Read more

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  • All In on All Out

    September 3, 2021 by

    G&G 176 – It’s been a crazy week in the wide world of wacky wrestling! Time to cover some fun things like CM Punk, the road to All Out, AEW and things they can improve, New Japan, NXT, funny old school WWF moments, and more! This is a great catch up episode before ALL OUT… Read more

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  • The Games We Play

    August 13, 2021 by

    G&G 175 – For the first time in almost two years, E_HUFFY and “thepoorassgamer” record an episode in person! It’s a beautiful way to have a “Whatcha Playin’ Man” edition of the podcast where we discuss all the lovely video games we have been grinding through lately. Listen along and hopefully we inspire you to… Read more

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  • Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

    July 23, 2021 by

    G&G 174 – “A dying planet, a fight for life, the search for Spock!” E_HUFFY is joined once again by “thepoorassgamer” and “Arthur_Dent_6x7” to talk about the next Trek movie in our retrospective that usually sits a bit lower on some lists. All avenues of the film are covered with E_HUFFY swooping in to serve… Read more

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  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

    June 25, 2021 by

    G&G 173 – After an outrageous amount of time teasing, we have finally arrived to talk all things KHAN!!! E_HUFFY is joined by “thepoorassgamer” and “Arthur_Dent_6x7” to figure out if this movie really is the best of all Trek movies. Get great insight from the usual Trek nerds and not so Trek nerd as they… Read more

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  • Back in the Ring

    June 18, 2021 by

    G&G 172 – E_HUFFY and “thepoorassgamer” lace up the fan boots and hop back in the ring to discuss all things pro-wrestling! All the big promotions are covered to see where our fandom lies and how much we have been keeping up with the various product presentations. Ring the bell! Follow us on The Gram… Read more

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  • Whatcha Playin’? with “Arthur_Dent_6x7”

    May 21, 2021 by

    G&G 171 – Alex, the guy that doesn’t only talk about Star Trek, return to the G&G virtual studio to chat some video games. Listen along for some insight into the darker world of Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla and past games in the series, Yakuza: Kiwami, how we decide what games to tackle on our playlist,… Read more

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  • G&G Plays PGA Tour 2K21

    May 6, 2021 by

    Swing by the Games and Gimmicks YouTube page and watch E_HUFFY and his Star Trek pal “Arthur_Dent_6x7” play a round of PGA 2K21! It’s a video version of whatcha playin’ man with some game review sprinkled in. Grab a cold one and join us on the course! Follow us on The Gram and E_HUFFY on… Read more

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  • Zack Snyder’s Justice League

    March 26, 2021 by

    G&G 170 – *SPOILER ALERT!* Ben from “Never Grow Up” returns once again for the conclusion (maybe?) of our Superman Film Retrospective Series. In this episode, we tag in “thepoorassgamer” to discuss the historic Zack Snyder’s Justice League! The epic 4 hour film provided so much content to talk about we are absolutely sure we… Read more

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  • Alex Kalil’s top matches of 2020

    March 25, 2021 by

    2020 was a strange year for pro wrestling. In March, the world shut down and almost every wrestling company put everything on pause. WWE and AEW continued their weekly television shows anyways they could, with other companies following suit later on in the year. Whether it was limited crowds, no crowds, crowds that could only… Read more

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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    March 12, 2021 by

    G&G 169 – It’s time to dive back into our Superman Retrospective Series! Ben from “Never Grow Up” returns once again to chat about quite possibly the most discussed superhero movie of all time. In preparation for Zack Snyder’s Justice League releasing soon, we cover our thoughts on the build up of this movie, favorite… Read more

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  • Hitman 3

    March 5, 2021 by

    G&G 168 – The world of assassination reaches it’s epic conclusion in Hitman 3! Longtime listeners have heard the tales of the gents playing the first two entries in this trilogy so how does the final entry rank? Hit that subscribe button followed by a prompt download and listen along as we chat about which… Read more

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  • Top 5 Video Games

    February 5, 2021 by

    G&G 167 – Everyone loves a “top 5” list so E_HUFFY and “thepoorassgamer” give it a go and discuss their top 5 video games of all time! A total of 10 games and some honorable mentions are covered with laughter, heart, fond memories, and great stories. So subscribe and listen ASAP via your podcast provider… Read more

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  • Ghost of Tsushima

    January 8, 2021 by

    G&G 166 – Alright 2021, lets do this! Featuring the epic return of “thepoorassgamer” and “Arthur_Dent_6x7,” the gents do some chatting about one of the best video game releases of 2020. We cover all corners of this game; visuals, immersion, gameplay, comparisons to assassins creed, replay value, and so much more! Subscribe and listen ASAP… Read more

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  • Star Trek: Enterprise – Hidden Gems

    November 20, 2020 by

    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… Read more

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  • Star Trek: Voyager – Hidden Gems

    October 23, 2020 by

    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… Read more

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  • Video Games: The Next Generation

    September 25, 2020 by

    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… Read more

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  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Hidden Gems

    August 28, 2020 by

    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.… Read more

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  • New Games and New Civilizations

    July 31, 2020 by

    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… Read more

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  • The Last of Us Part II

    July 17, 2020 by

    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.… Read more

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  • Star Trek: The Next Generation – Hidden Gems

    June 26, 2020 by

    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… Read more

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  • Star Trek: The Original Series – Hidden Gems

    May 15, 2020 by

    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… Read more

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  • Switching and Crossing Animals

    May 8, 2020 by

    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… Read more

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  • Man of Steel

    April 17, 2020 by

    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… Read more

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  • Star Trek: Picard – A Retrospective

    April 2, 2020 by

    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… Read more

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  • AEW Revolution: In Person Review

    March 9, 2020 by

    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… Read more

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  • So Much Gaming, So Little Time

    February 21, 2020 by

    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… Read more

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  • Superman Returns

    February 14, 2020 by

    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… Read more

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  • The Rise of Skywalker Roundtable

    January 10, 2020 by

    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”… Read more

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  • Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

    December 13, 2019 by

    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… Read more

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  • Superman III

    December 6, 2019 by

    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… Read more

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  • Superman II

    November 29, 2019 by

    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,… Read more

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  • Superman: The Movie

    November 22, 2019 by

    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… Read more

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  • Artists don’t owe you anything

    November 14, 2019 by

    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… Read more

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  • Luigi’s Mansion 3 Review

    November 7, 2019 by

    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… Read more

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  • AEW’s Got it RIGHT

    October 10, 2019 by

    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

    October 1, 2019 by

    “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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