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Hosts Brandon and Jamie workshop terrible ideas until they become slightly less terrible. From movies to comics to music to food, the FDI Cast throws a wide net across multiple aspects of popular culture.

July 23, 2020

FDI Cast 82 – You Remind me of the Babe!

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We have our shortest cold opening ever! 45 finally supports mask wearing. Will it help or is it too late? DDP gives Ultraman a shout out. The lads geek out over Destiny 2 once more. And we have a Conspiracy Corner about the movie Labyrinth.

July 16, 2020

FDI Cast 81 – Pearl Jam “Black” Reaction Video

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Big Boss Keith Chow joins us for an extra special 81st episode of the F’n Do It Cast!

We do not break our cold open time record.

We talk about the various Batmen before Jamie fumbles through news about non-US citizen students now being able to enroll into online only college classes without fear of being deported. We learn that Velma from Scooby Doo is canonically gay. Keith geeks out about millennials discovering Pearl Jam, Brandon considers getting into wood work, and Jamie geeks out about Kamen Rider’s big North American debut.

Finally, the meat of the episode, Keith gives a full throated defense of Hamilton. We also come up with an even better musical.

And here’s Keith’s podcast on Hamilton back in 2016

https://thenerdsofcolor.org/2020/07/03/bonus-hard-noc-life-hamilton-as-fan-fiction-from-2016/

July 9, 2020

FDI Cast 80 – I wanna be on the pod where it happens, the pod where it happens

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Olympus comes back with beta software that lets you use their micro four thirds systems as a webcam... with a catch. Halle Berry backs off from taking a role as a trans man. Kanye announces his candidacy but he’s missed the filing date for a number of states to get on the ballot so “you don’t have the votes, you don’t have the votes!” Brandon geeks out about setting up a regular work out routine. And then we rant about Hamilton for an hour.

July 2, 2020

FDI Cast 79 – The Golden Girls are Gangsters!

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We mourn the apparent death of Olympus’s camera division. Brandon geeks out about Gunpla and chiropractic hammer youtube and Jamie rants about Adobe. We run down some new laws coming out of Virginia. And finally, a conspiracy corner about the Golden Girls brought to us by Michale Harriot and his investigative twitter thread. Enjoy!

https://twitter.com/michaelharriot/status/1276399033934897152

June 25, 2020

FDI Cast 78 – Get Over Now, Get Over Pain, Get Over Mind, Jump Up Geed

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Jamie geeks out about Ultraman. Brandon shares fond thoughts about his favorite dads and HBO Max. DACA is defended by the Supreme Court. And we applaud the Tik Tokers and K-Pop stans whose activism dashed 45’s hope of a massive rally to kick off his return to the campaign trail.

June 18, 2020

FDI Cast 77 – Twitter Fights and Rider Bites

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We answer listener email, talk about some good news from the Supreme Court and some dumbass twitter fights between Ron Perlman, Jim Jordan, and Ted Cruz.

Brandon geeks out about Two Minutes to Late Night featuring Shawna Potter from Baltimore’s own WAR ON WOMEN, Jamie geeks out about Haropla, and we present another Conspiracy Corner about Kamen Rider.

May 27, 2020

FDI Cast 75 – THE BEST SUMMER CAMP EVER

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Quite frankly, we come up with an idea for the best goddamn summer camp ever. You’ll want to go to there with your kids!

May 22, 2020

FDI Cast 74 – Let’s Recast the Prequels

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And we’re back! Jamie lost last week’s recording which means we are a real podcast now!

We answer a listener email, Brandon geeks out about getting his daily recommended allowance of sun, Jamie gushes over the last season of She-Ra, and Brandon recasts the Star Wars prequels to make them ever so amazing.

May 7, 2020

FDI Cast 73 – May the Fourth Be With You!

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Brandon deals with a kind of major Maryland unemployment office screw up, Jamie plans for a birthday at home, and SPOILERS we discuss the last four episodes of Clone Wars.

May 1, 2020

FDI Cast 72 – Are Digital Rentals the Future of Movies?

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Are digital rentals the future of movies?

Brandon rediscovers the joy of Katamari, Jamie rambles on about guitars, and we discuss our thoughts on digital movie rentals vs going to the theater.

Happy #maymoa!