Mike and Jack discuss Blizzard Entertainment’s slate of World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor. Orcs! Time travel! Satan flavoured Kool-Aid! Jack reviews the new Ninja Turtles movie and provides some comparison with the original live action film. Mike and Jack discuss the main event from WWE SummerSlam and revel in seeing BRRRRROCKKKKKKKK LESSSSSNARRRRRR suplex John Cena into oblivion. Mike closes out the show by talking some Doctor Who as the premier of series 8 looms on the horizon.

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The eighth wonder of the world returns! Mike and Jack pay their respects to Robin Williams and reflect on his career. They then discuss Warner Brothers’ plan to develop two separate scripts for an Aquaman movie in the hopes of getting the most “badass” script possible. Mike and Jack respond to listener feedback on the announcement that The Rock will play Shazam.

Mike thinks the casting will work so long as Rocky can channel the performance he gave in Hercules. Michael Bay says he’s contemplating leaving the Transformers film franchise to focus on other projects. Projects which include a Ouija Board movie! Will the Transformers film franchise continue to make billions without the director who has been with it since day one?

Mike and Jack wrap things up with a World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor discussion. Mike rants about the destruction of another Alliance city and he and Jack discuss the ever-present question of Horde bias.

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This week on BASS: Did The Flintstones inspire the new Kansas Football uniforms? There really are people who believe that the Earth is flat - is NASA is hiding the truth? Zach takes the ice bucket challenge. Nike-speak and Gary Bettman’s legs. The San Antonio Spurs aren’t crazy about the Raiders coming to town. The Kansas City Royals are in first place - maybe the Earth really is flat. Zach’s tabs, and all the usual BASS-type stuff. 

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"An Angry Oil Rig with a Hockey Stick."

This week on a “Super Sized” edition of BASS: A ton of uniforms and logos talk. The NCAA is blatantly pandering to the “Big Five” conferences. Mike reluctantly gives Zach the win in their Mighty Ducks debate. Greg subscribes to the Hockey News just so he can cancel his subscription. Zach’s Tabs, and all the usual BASS-type stuff. 

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Mike and Jack discuss Transformers: Age of Extinction reaching the one billion dollar mark! Paul Feig wants to reboot Ghostbusters will an all female cast that will probably include Melissa McCarthy. The conversation steers itself into a discussion on writing female protagonists effectively. The Rock is cast as Shazam as DC attempts to flesh out their own cinematic universe to complete with Marvel.

Second quarter earnings are out as Mike and Jack discuss geeky business. The WWE Network made it to 700,000 subscribers but lose over 120,000 as people find a way around the six month commitment. World of Warcraft loses 800,000 subscribers to drop to 6.8 million, but things look promising with the new expansion coming up. Mike and Jack talk some NationStates, paying homage to the game where they met.

We finish up this landmark episode with a Bad Movie Public Defender as Jack attempts to defend Highlander II, a film many consider the worst film of all time.

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BASS #239 - “A Cacophony of Suck.” 

This week on BASS: The San Antonio Raiders has a nice ring to it. So does Los Angeles Rams. The numbers game with Bryan Burke, Lebron James, Michael Jordan, and Wayne Gretzky. The NFL is finally back - did it ever go away? Tampa Bay’s new uniforms are a “cacophony of suck.” There are great big holes in Siberia. Zach’s Tabs, and all the usual BASS-type stuff. 

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Mike and Jack cover San Diego ComicCon 2014! DC releases the first official images of Gail Gadot as Wonder Woman as Mike and Jack argue over the casting choice. The Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice teaser is leaked. Jack breaks down in laughter as they wonder if the new film is going to try to bring the popular DC Animated Universe from the 90s and 2000s to life. The trailer for Season 3 of Arrow is released. Mike and Jack discuss why the CW needs to stop doing sci-fi and remark Arrow’s third season looks promising: it rips off the plot from Batman Begins!

Mike and Jack switch to Marvel coverage to discuss Ant Man, a movie that promises two hours of a tiny Paul Rudd riding an ant around New York City. They also discuss Marvel’s cinematic release schedule and discuss what the future might hold.

The realm of giant monsters is up next as Robert Orci comments on the new Power Rangers movie being in continuity with the rest of the show and the monster cast of Godzilla 2 is unveiled.

Mike and Jack wrap things up with Hasbro’s Transformers reveals at ComicCon. The Generations line brings us updated forms of the G1 Combiners Superion and Menasor. The first teaser trailer for the new show Robots in Disguise is also released. Jack hates the fact that there’s a human kid character, Mike doesn’t mind. Both agree he looks generic. 

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This week on BASS: The Edmonton Eskimos are America’s Team. Listener email and our “dream sports trip.” The Detroit Red Wings are going to save downtown Detroit. Tony Dungy has no issue with Michael Sam - as long as Michael Sam isn’t on a team coached by Tony Dungy. Woman beater Ray Rice deals with “the iron fist of the NFL.” The new College Football Playoff trophy would make a great beer tap. Mike makes a speech and becomes an honorary Cleveland fan. Zach’s Tabs, and all the usual BASS-Type stuff. 

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Mike and Jack respond to some listener feedback and clarify their thoughts on the WWE Network. Then we go down a dark, dark path as Hasbro announces that they’re partnering up with ShapeWays to produce 3D versions of submitted My Little Pony fanart. What could go wrong? Avengers 2: Age of Ultron’s plot synopsis is announced and it sounds generic and uninspired. Mike and Jack discuss Marvel and Netflix teaming up to produce a Dare Devil show and how it has a lot of work to do to make up for the Ben Affleck movie that blighted theatres years ago. We finish up with some World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor discussion. Blizzard announces the addition of GRASS PHYSICS!!!! and Jack gives helpful advice to any WoW player out there looking to engage with the development team over gameplay changes!

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