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For years Doug Cochrane and Justin Strandlund have been good friends and frequent improv partners. They share a love of debating any topic, although their discussions usually come back around to two things: movies and space. Their most infamous debate involved a 2 hour discussion (while at work) about the actual possibility of time travel and it's potential ramifications on mankind; this included a full diagram drawn on a wall-sized whiteboard. Time well spent. MindGap is what happens when t… Continue Reading >>
For years Doug Cochrane and Justin Strandlund have been good friends and frequent improv partners. They share a love of debating any topic, although their discussions usually come back around to two things: movies and space. Their most infamous debate involved a 2 hour discussion (while at work) about the actual possibility of time travel and it's potential ramifications on mankind; this included a full diagram drawn on a wall-sized whiteboard. Time well spent. MindGap is what happens when they sit together in front of a microphone and press record. << Show Less
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Episode 357 - Duct Tape the Sandbags, Andor, & Retroactive Editing This week, Doug and Justin break down a new potential euphemism that Doug and his wife created called “duct taping the sandbags.” The dorks then discuss the new trailer for the Star Wars series Andor, which is a prequel show to a prequel movie. The nerds then chat about the idea of creators editing their work after it has been released, specifically regarding the rumor about the Duffer brothers editing Stranger Things after it launched. Things are wrapped up with a new Anime Out of Context segment featuring a scene from Netflix’s Bastard!!. Check out our YouTube channel where we livestream our new podcast episodes every Tuesday at 8pmCT and our video game stream every Saturday at 8pmCT. Be sure to like and subscribe for this content as well as episode highlights, Doug Watches Awkward Videos, Justin Plays Video games, and more! We have MERCH now! Follow us on all of our social medias and other platforms!  https://streamerlinks.com/mindgappodcast
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Episode 357 - Duct Tape the Sandbags, Andor, & Retroactive Editing This week, Doug and Justin break down a new potential euphemism that Doug and his wife created called “duct taping the sandbags.” The dorks then discuss the new trailer for the Star Wars series Andor, which is a prequel show to a prequel movie. The nerds then chat about the idea of creators editing their work after it has been released, specifically regarding the rumor about the Duffer brothers editing Stranger Things after it launched. Things are wrapped up with a new Anime Out of Context segment featuring a scene from Netflix’s Bastard!!. Check out our YouTube channel where we livestream our new podcast episodes every Tuesday at 8pmCT and our video game stream every Saturday at 8pmCT. Be sure to like and subscribe for this content as well as episode highlights, Doug Watches Awkward Videos, Justin Plays Video games, and more! We have MERCH now! Follow us on all of our social medias and other platforms!  https://streamerlinks.com/mindgappodcast
Episode 356 - Marvel’s Multiverse Saga & Parents Who Are Angry With Disney+ This week, Doug and Justin take a moment to discuss why Doug farts more than his wife before getting into all of the big news from the San Diego Comic Con. The dorks talk about the Marvel properties that are coming out, which ones they are excited for, why Doug’s daughter made him rent Venom, the Dungeons & Dragons trailer, and what concerns them most about the state of the MCU. The nerds then discuss the Parents Television and Media Council calling out Disney regarding their recent addition of R-rated and TV-MA content on Disney+. Things are wrapped up with a fun Ask Practical Doug segment all about the Trolley Problem. Check out our YouTube channel where we livestream our new podcast episodes every Tuesday at 8pmCT and our video game stream every Saturday at 8pmCT. Be sure to like and subscribe for this content as well as episode highlights, Doug Watches Awkward Videos, Justin Plays Video games, and more! We have MERCH now! Follow us on all of our social medias and other platforms!  https://streamerlinks.com/mindgappodcast
Episode 355 - Stranger Things Review with Beth Strandlund This week, Doug and Justin are joined by the very wonderful Beth Strandlund to talk all about Stranger Things! So, you know, SPOILERS! The nerds talk about their expectations leading up to season 4, what easter eggs existed in previous seasons, the character death in season 4, and so much more! Things are wrapped up with a throw-down featuring Eleven vs. Hermione Granger. Check out our YouTube channel where we livestream our new podcast episodes every Tuesday at 8pmCT and our video game stream every Saturday at 8pmCT. Be sure to like and subscribe for this content as well as episode highlights, Doug Watches Awkward Videos, Justin Plays Video games, and more! We have MERCH now! Follow us on all of our social medias and other platforms!  https://streamerlinks.com/mindgappodcast
Episode 354 - Writing on SpongeBob SquarePants with Danny Giovannini This week, Doug and Justin are joined by the incredibly funny writer from SpongeBob SquarePants, Danny Giovannini! The trio talk about how Danny feels about soup, his favorite Pokemon, and the infamous story about Justin and Doug’s first ever improv show. Danny then discusses how life inspires writing on SpongeBob, whether or not a fan theory about the show is correct, and the differences between writing a show for kids vs adults. Danny gives his thoughts on the state of content and streaming and what it’s like working within the time constraints for a show. Things are wrapped up with a throw-down between Sandy Cheeks from SpongeBob Squarepants vs. Squirrel Girl from the Marvel universe. Check out our YouTube channel where we livestream our new podcast episodes every Tuesday at 8pmCT and our video game stream every Saturday at 8pmCT. Be sure to like and subscribe for this content as well as episode highlights, Doug Watches Awkward Videos, Justin Plays Video games, and more! We have MERCH now! Follow us on all of our social medias and other platforms!  https://streamerlinks.com/mindgappodcast
Episode 353 - Highland Park, Fireworks Suck, & Justin’s Fitness Goal This week, Doug and Justin discuss the tragedy in Highland Park, IL, Justin’s experience picking strawberries, and why fireworks suck. The dorks then discuss their recent fitness achievements and forthcoming goals. Things are wrapped up with the FIRST EVER fan-submitted scene for Anime Out of Context featuring JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure. Check out our YouTube channel where we livestream our new podcast episodes every Tuesday at 8pmCT and our video game stream every Saturday at 8pmCT. Be sure to like and subscribe for this content as well as episode highlights, Doug Watches Awkward Videos, Justin Plays Video games, and more! We have MERCH now! Follow us on all of our social medias and other platforms!  https://streamerlinks.com/mindgappodcast
Episode 352 - The Supreme Court Sucks & Obi-Wan Kenobi Review This week, Doug and Justin take a rare moment to discuss the current landscape of the country after several brutal decisions have been released. The dorks talk about how these decisions have made them feel and how it’s going to affect the lives of US citizens. The nerds then turn their attention to the recent finale of Obi-Wan Kenobi and give their review of the series. Things are wrapped up with another Anime Out of Context segment featuring One Punch Man. Check out our YouTube channel where we livestream our new podcast episodes every Tuesday at 8pmCT and our video game stream every Saturday at 8pmCT. Be sure to like and subscribe for this content as well as episode highlights, Doug Watches Awkward Videos, Justin Plays Video games, and more! We have MERCH now! Follow us on all of our social medias and other platforms!  https://streamerlinks.com/mindgappodcast
Episode 351 - Mountain Dew Flamin Hot, Finding Unique Snacks, & The Snack Expo with DadBodSnacks This week, Doug and Justin are joined by the one and only John DadBodSnacks - the expert in all things snacks. John talks about how he became DadBodSnacks, trying Mountain Dew Flamin Hot, how he goes about finding the unique snacks at stores, whether snack crates are worth it, & his experience visiting the annual Snack Expo. The dorks wrap things up with a throw-down featuring the Keebler Elves vs. Snap, Crackle, & Pop. Check out our YouTube channel where we livestream our new podcast episodes every Tuesday at 8pmCT and our video game stream every Saturday at 8pmCT. Be sure to like and subscribe for this content as well as episode highlights, Doug Watches Awkward Videos, Justin Plays Video games, and more! We have MERCH now! Follow us on all of our social medias and other platforms!  https://streamerlinks.com/mindgappodcast
Episode 350 - Mid-Life Crisis, Rage Hamsters, & Disney Adults This week, Doug and Justin talk about having a mid-life crisis and figuring out what they want to do with their lives. The dorks then discuss the news about scientists using CRISPR technology to genetically modify hamsters only to have them turn into mutant rage monsters. The nerds then talk about an AITA about Disney adults getting married at Disney World and not offering catered food to their guests. Things are wrapped up with another Anime Out of Context featuring Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie. Check out our YouTube channel where we livestream our new podcast episodes every Tuesday at 8pmCT and our video game stream every Saturday at 8pmCT. Be sure to like and subscribe for this content as well as episode highlights, Doug Watches Awkward Videos, Justin Plays Video games, and more! We have MERCH now! Follow us on all of our social medias and other platforms!  https://streamerlinks.com/mindgappodcast
Episode 349 - The Boys, The Sandman, a Jubilee, & Religion This week, Doug and Justin talk about their initial spoiler-free thoughts on season 3 of The Boys before nerding out about the new trailer for the upcoming Netflix show The Sandman. The dorks are asked by a fan to give their thoughts on the Queen of England’s jubilee before inadvertently talking about their experiences with religion. Things are wrapped up with some fan questions for “Ask Practical Doug.” Check out our YouTube channel where we livestream our new podcast episodes every Tuesday at 8pmCT and our video game stream every Saturday at 8pmCT. Be sure to like and subscribe for this content as well as episode highlights, Doug Watches Awkward Videos, Justin Plays Video games, and more! We have MERCH now! Follow us on all of our social medias and other platforms!  https://streamerlinks.com/mindgappodcast
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