Case File 94 with Garrett Hunter of Mega64

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Garrett Hunter from Mega64 touches down this week to help us do what we do best every week- dish out divine justice to those who mildly irritate us.

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In this episode, dedicated to Gamer-Americans everywhere, we discuss the disappointment that is the PlayStation Classic. However, we also reminisce on the good times. Lego Island, anyone? You guys play that one? An absolute gem.

So. They did surgery on a grape.

Ahem. Well, not exactly. But, we go to excruciating lengths to show you just how unfunny the internet can be. Speaking of: #ThotAudit. Not going to elaborate any further, just listen to the episode.

Laura Loomer handcuffs herself to twitter HQ to make them bring back animated avatars. Science tells us that your “doggo” might not be as smart as you think, and young Gamer-Americans are being shipped off to rehab facilities in what parents describe as a “Fortnite addiction” phenomenon!

We get to listener voicemails as well. You can even leave your own at 312-788-7361, and we’ll play it on the show! Thanks for listening, and we’ll see you next week!

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Case File 93 with Lakembra of Hard Men Working Hard

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We’re expecting! A new episode, that is. Get your sex pumpkins ready everyone because Lakembra of Hard Men Working Hard joins us from down under this week!

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The Proud Boys need a new leader, but will Augustus Gloop be the boy to lead them to victory against lesbian Thanksgiving parades? Tune in to find out!

We also discuss the hilarious cut content of W*nnie the P*oh from the Chinese release of Kingdom Hearts 3. It’s like he was never really there, seriously folks. Speaking of not being all there, Logan Paul “comes out of the closet” this week (wait for it) as a flat earther. But, will his new friends accept him for his checkered past and rancid personality traits?

We also get to your listener voicemails and more, so don’t forget to be a part of the conversation by calling us at 312-788-7361. We promise we won’t pick up the phone, just leave us a voicemail and we’ll listen to it while we are on the air, and no sooner. Because that’s how dedicated we are to being professional.

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Case File 92

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Wee-oo wee-oo! It’s a classic-flavored episode, with Grant and Kevin kicking asses, taking names, and recording a podcast!

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Kevin returns again from California to talk about Mega64 GameDays, and a live vieiwng of the Rubin Report. LA, baby, you never know what you’re gonna get. We’ve also got a special message from good boy Rocco Botte of Mega64 that you’ll want to hear.

You know, some people have said that listening to Thought Cops is as addicting as cocaine. Scientists said it. And they’d be right, too.

Here’s the link to the “Fallout 76 presents an evening with Rick and Morty, featuring Ninja and Logic” articles and videos we mentioned in the episode.

Detective Pikachu goes cliff-diving into the uncanny valley this week and shocks the internet, no pun intended. Actually fuck it, yeah that’s what I meant. Anyone playing that new game? Stan Lee passed away this week, and the internet stopped at nothing to uncover what they could about the man who pretty much lived and died by cameo appearances. Live long and prosper, Mr. Lee.

So, if you think that this show is as wacky as Danny DeVito, or Jeff Goldbum, or Nicolas Cage, leave us a voicemail! 312-788-7361. We’ll play it on the show, and show you we’re a bit random here as well.

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Case File 91 with Steven Russell Butch of Everything Must Go

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Welcome to episode 91 of Thought Cops!

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This week, we’re joined by fellow Chicago podcast host Steven Russell Butch from the show Everything Must Go! You can find him on Twitter and Instagram.

Steven helps us fight internet crime such as peoples’ inability to understand basic statistics, Youtube comment section sob stories, and No-Nut November. We also nab this week’s biggest internet outrage perps, Pete Davidson, Matt Christman from Chapo Trap House, Mr. Game and Watch, Tyler Perry’s Madea, and a 65 year old man who identifies as 20 years younger.

Thanks to everyone for listening, don’t forget to leave us an iTunes review, a voicemail at 312-788-7361, and check out our Patreon page for bonus episodes and more.

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Case File 90 with Alex Prevolos

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Ahoy, and welcome aboard S.S. Thought Cops.

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This week, we are joined by Chicago comedian Alex Prevolos of the comedy group The Storefront! They’re always doing lots of cool things, so be sure to check them out!

Here’s our Shrek Fest video we mentioned in the episode if you haven’t seen it already:

If you are a subscriber on Patreon, a new episode of our other show Fire Bros released this week! You’re not gonna wanna miss this one, and for just $2, it’s all yours! We’ve also beefed up our $10 Patreon tier, so feel free to bump up your subscriptions if you’d like.

Sorry, maybe that was a bit of a weird flex. But… OK?

Kanye is back on twitter, and he says he’s been bamboozled! That’s right- hornswaggled! Tampered with! Tricked!!! He’s been Smeckledorfed! Well, it comes to an end, now. The only way possible: with Rick and Morty memes.

Ben and Jerry’s released a new ice cream called “Pecan Resist” this week. This is sure to change everything.

Halloween may be over, but that can only mean one thing. That’s right: post-Halloween problematic costume backlash! You’re not gonna believe this one folks, so stay tuned.

As always, we got some HOT listener voicemails for ya. And hey, go ahead and leave your own at 312-788-7361. Thanks for listening! Oh yeah, subscribe to us on YouTube.

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Fire Bros: Book 6

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Donate to our Patreon HERE! Welcome to Episode 6 of Fire Bros! This month, we’re talking John Wick, Netflix’s Daredevil (Season 1), Sorry to Bother You, Disenchantment Season 1, and Over the Garden Wall. Big thanks to everyone for the constant and the consistent support. We’ve hit our first patreon goal, so we’re working on some more stuff so we can do to grow the show. Don’t forget to drop a comment with some suggestions for what else you’d like to see us review for these bonus episodes!

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Case File 89 with Producer Zwick and Gumshoe Niko

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Happy Hangover-ween, everyone! Ugh.

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Alcohol- is it good or bad? You listen to this episode and be the judge. We partied a little too hard on pre-Halloween weekend, and look at what’s become of us. Thank you Zwick and GUMSHOE Niko for coming along for the ride.

This week, Justin Bieber eats a burrito the wrong way, and the internet loses it’s mind! Who gives a fuck.

Apu is set to leave The Simpsons and Springfield behind, and Elon Musk is forced to face his age with the age old question: what are your dankest memes?

Remember when we used to binge-eat candy on Halloween instead of binge-drinking cheap liquor? I don’t anymore.

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Case File 88 with Lowtax of Something Awful

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Internet legend Lowtax joins us this week! The creator of Something Awful, Gaming Garbage, and Murder the Internet lends us his many years of online outrage expertise to help dish out divine justice to those who mildly annoy us.

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It’s Halloween time. So get ready for an influx of skeleton gifs and “2 spoopy” culture that’s almost too cute to step all over, but fuck it, that’s why we’re here.

To take a page out of Kleenex’s book: this episode is Man-Sized.

Lawsuits against comedians have been all the rage this year, and now fellow podcast host (yes we just held you in the same regard as us) Will Menaker of Chapo Trap House is being sued by former Trump Adviser Jason Miller for likening him to a “rat face baby killer.” We can’t determine if that meant he looked like he killed rat-faced babies, or if he was a baby killer who had a rat face. I suppose it doesn’t matter.

It’s a bad time to be a nameless character wandering around a town in a JRPG, because twitter has begun banning the “NPC meme”. If you told me this sentence a year ago, I’d laugh. If you told it to me today, I’d cry. Did I do it on the episode? Listen and find out.

Oh yeah. We talk about Gritty.

Thanks to everyone who left us a voicemail: 312-788-7361. You can also participate on-air in the live chat every week by donating to us on Patreon. See you next week!

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Case File 87 with Deputy Peter and Deputy Niko

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Your two favorite playable-character hosts are back! The Thought Cops are on the beat!

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We are joined by Deputy Peter who lends us his side of the emotional labor in this year’s edition of “Halloween Costumes That Might Be Awkward To Show Up At A Party In”. Deputy Niko stops by to chime in as well!


Taylor Swift broke her political silence this week. And we’ve been waiting on pins and needles to offer our opinions on the matter. At last, you can hear them on this episode.

We also talk about Alec Baldwin coming down with a nasty case of consumption (read: irony poisoning), and the ill-advised “#HimToo” movement. This is why we can’t have nice things (heard a funny character in Anchorman say this line, thought I’d try it out here)

For more hilarious content, stick around for fan voicemails, and be sure to leave your own at 312-788-7361. We do this every damn week! Thanks everyone for your continued support of the show, and don’t forget to follow us on twitch for all kinds of “heated gaming moments” as well, such as trying to find the last three music notes in a Banjo-Kazooie stage. Jesus.

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Case File 86 with Mike Mancini

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Hold on tight. That’s right. We’re back. And we’re joined by Mike Mancini of the Black Sheep, once again! Mike talks about the Black Sheep’s newest interactive video series “Comment Below”. Have a look for yourself and join in on the fun:

We reached our first stretch goal on Patreon! Thank you so much to all who donate, and if ya haven’t? You’re missin’ out on the live discord chats, and if this episode is any indication, things can get a little heated.

Speaking of heat (*high fives self*), we also released a new episode of our Patreon-exclusive spin-off podcast “Fire Bros”! We discuss whether or not certain media is safe for public consumption… or if it it should be scorched from this plane of existence. This month we dig through Shovel Knight, Glow, Gurren Lagann, and Incredibles 2. Feelings may get hurt along the way this time. Stay tuned.

Grant talks about his near-death experience with a uniquely “handicapped” uber driver. Kevin discusses /our guy/ guys, and Mike tells us why everyone’s fat ass thought this episode was a chicken nugget.

Speaking of near death experiences (*high fives my friends*), we discuss the man in the purple hoodie, “Cuck Norris”. Honestly, you just need to see this.

The “Curvy Wife” guy tries to sue, and virtual idol Kizuna aims to take down Logan and Jake Paul. This sounds like some Skynet type shit, but honestly fuck those guys, it’s worth it.

Thanks for all of the 312-788-7361 voicemails (we play them) and for the 5-star reviews (we read them). This show is fueled by interactivity, so make sure to get in the action and leave a voicemail and review!

(*high fives YOU*)

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