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Let's Weekend

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The opposite side of the Day 0 Update coin, Let's Weekend! is an informal hangout for various SmashPad staff, typically recorded on Friday night and posted Saturday. In contrast to SmashPad's flagship podcast, topics on Let's Weekend! include but are by no means limited to gaming, allowing the hosts to discuss their other major interests from literature to sports, from superheroes to music, and all points in between. Just remember, sobriety is optional.

The opposite side of the Day 0 Update coin, Let's Weekend! is an informal hangout for various SmashPad staff, typically recorded on Friday night and posted Saturday. In contrast to SmashPad's flagship podcast, topics on Let's Weekend! include but are by no means limited to gaming, allowing the hosts to discuss their other major interests from literature to sports, from superheroes to music, and all points in between. Just remember, sobriety is optional.

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The opposite side of the Day 0 Update coin, Let's Weekend! is an informal hangout for various SmashPad staff, typically recorded on Friday night and posted Saturday. In contrast to SmashPad's flagship podcast, topics on Let's Weekend! include but are by no means limited to gaming, allowing the hosts to discuss their other major interests from literature to sports, from superheroes to music, and all points in between. Just remember, sobriety is optional.

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@SmashPad

Language:

English


Episodes

Let’s Weekend #284 – 20 Years Later

9/13/2021
On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the 20th anniversary of 9/11, how even religious leaders are pushing for action to combat climate change, and how Steve from Blue's Clues wrecked us this week. Facebook forced to apologize after its AI software labels videos featuring black men as “videos about primates”Texas Gov Greg Abbott defended his abortion law by saying Texas would strive to “eliminate all rapists from the streets”Deputy Mayor of Airmont, NY was arrested for...

Duration:01:27:24

Let’s Weekend #283 – Bye Mike Richards

9/6/2021
On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the destruction of Hurricane Ida, the disaster that is Texas, and ESPN got duped by a fake high school football team. Hurricane Ida left a path of destruction from Louisiana all the way to the North EastSCOTUS voted 5-4 to refuse to block a new Texas law banning abortions after 6 weeksMike Richards got fired as Executive Producer of Jeopardy! and Wheel of FortuneThe Harlem Hellfighters unit that fought in WWI were awarded Congressional...

Duration:01:28:29

Let’s Weekend #282 – If Killer Whales Had Legs

8/30/2021
On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the OnlyFans reversal, the awful attack in Kabul, and what your next nightmare could be about. OnlyFans is going back on its planned ban of sexually explicit contentSidney Powell and friends are being sanctioned for their failed BS election suitOne of the men charged in kidnap plot of Michigan’s governor gets 6 years in prisonThe FDA has given the Pfizer COVID vaccine its full approvalThe capitol police officer that shot Ashli Babbit...

Duration:00:56:15

Let’s Weekend #281 – It’s Finally Over

8/22/2021
On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the bad week for Texas state leaders, Moderna's exciting vaccine news, and how OnlyFans is setting themselves up for failure. Texas Lt. Gov Dan Patrick blames unvaccinated black Texans for outbreaksMan threatened to bomb US Capitol, but was arrested after hours-long standoffModerna will be starting clinical trials for its HIV Vaccine soonPolish Olympian auctioned off her silver medal to help pay for infant’s heart surgery, but the...

Duration:01:04:22

Let’s Weekend #280 – Bennu and the Jets

8/17/2021
On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the end of Gov Cuomo, some tough news about Climate Change, and the new threat to the Earth and humanity. NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be resigning as of August 24Britney Spears’ father has agreed to step down from her conservatorshipMatt Gaetz’s associate provided feds with years of Venmo/Cash App transactions, thousands of photos and videos, and social media accountsNY Lt. Gov Kathy Hochul will become the first female governor in state...

Duration:01:03:35

Let’s Weekend #279 – The Ultimate Knuckleheads

8/10/2021
On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about more amazing Olympics news, how Andrew Cuomo needs to resign now, and the weird way that Dear White People is changing for its next season. Probe reveals that NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo harassed 11 women, refuses to resignKansas State Rep & Sub. Teacher faces three charges of battery for kicking a student in the nuts in AprilSimone Biles returns for the Balance Beam and won a BronzeCanadian soccer star Quinn makes history as first openly...

Duration:00:46:23

Let’s Weekend #278 – Einstein Was Right

8/2/2021
On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the Olympics some more, how we've gotten back into the COVID mess we hoped would be over, and how Einstein is still schooling humanity from the grave. Harvey Weinstein failed to get three charges of sexual assault thrown out this weekBiden announced the end of US combat mission in Iraq by the end of 2021Simone Biles withdrew from her Olympics events to focus on mental health with an issue gymnasts call “the twisties”We got the first...

Duration:01:07:43

Let’s Weekend #277 – The Flooding Wobble

7/25/2021
On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the Olympics, the billionaire space race, and how much Mac & Cheese ice cream we'd like to eat. Blind-Deaf athlete drops out of Paralympics in Tokyo due to rule not allowing her personal care assistant to go with herGun company briefly sold a LEGO-themed pistol kit before LEGO stepped in to stop themTexas House Dems left the state last week to avoid arrest and block the Texas GOP’s latest attempt at voter suppressionIllinois Gov. signed...

Duration:01:19:48

Let’s Weekend #276 – Bendy Ice

7/12/2021
On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the new area where Rudy Giuliani can't practice law this week, when the Witcher stuff on Netflix are coming, and how scientist made bendy ice. Trump is suing Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for “censoring” him and suspending his accountsRudy Giuliani had his law license in DC suspended by an appeals courtMichael Avenatti has been sentenced to 2.5 years in prison in Nike extortion caseZaila Avant-garde is the first African-American kid to...

Duration:01:22:54

Let’s Weekend #275 – Climate Change Is Here

7/5/2021
On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the new COVID variant that will be taking over soon, what Rudy Giuliani won’t be able to do anymore, and where you’ll be able to watch a Pop-Tart origin movie in the future. Bill Cosby is out of prison after PA Supreme Court overturns his conviction due to 5th amendment violation by previous DAAllison Mack sentenced to three years in prison for NXIVM caseLAPD Bomb Squad mishandled 5k pounds of illegal fireworks they confiscated, blew up...

Duration:01:22:26

Let’s Weekend #274 – I Am Dragon Man

6/28/2021
On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the new COVID variant that will be taking over soon, what Rudy Giuliani won't be able to do anymore, and where you'll be able to watch a Pop-Tart origin movie in the future. Derek Chauvin is sentenced to 22.5 years in prison for murdering George FloydSenate GOP blocks the For The People Act with the filibusterWe’re getting our first sentencings and guilty pleas for those involved in the insurrectionRudy Giuliani’s law license has been...

Duration:01:46:11

Let’s Weekend #273 – Dear Intern

6/21/2021
On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the new way that Catholic bishops in the US are getting involved in politics, how the internet was nice about an HBO intern's mistake, and what Batman does not do. US Catholic bishops approved drafting of a “teaching document” to rebuke Catholic politicians like Biden for supporting abortion rightsThe IDF returned to attacking Gaza with airstrikesAfter passing the House and Senate, Biden signs bill making Juneteenth a federal holidayThe...

Duration:01:13:53

Let’s Weekend #272 – Futurama Did It

6/14/2021
On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the latest thing Joe Manchin did to let down everybody, how one Congressman wants us to emulate Futurama to reverse climate change, and a lot of Netflix news. Joe Manchin announced opposition the For the People Act, even after meeting with civil rights leadersIt looks like Joe Manchin’s turnaround is funded by the Kock BrothersDems issued rare unified statement against Ilhan Omar’s comments about US war crimesFlorida bans Critical Race...

Duration:01:11:31

Let’s Weekend #271 – Two Missions to Venus, One to Uranus

6/7/2021
On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the brave speech by a Texas high school valedictorian, what West Virginia's offering in their vaccine lottery, and what's next for NASA. Federal Judge moving forward on deal to give the Sackler Family immunity from opioid lawsuitsChauvin’s lawyers want probation or a short prison sentence for himTexas Dems walk out to block GOP from passing voting restrictions bill, Gov. Abbott threatens to withhold their paychecksUS announced their...

Duration:01:19:52

Let’s Weekend #270 – Bill Cosby’s Staying in Prison

5/30/2021
On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the latest crap that the GOP are pulling, how Ben Shapiro was shortly on the right side, and how close we are to the edge of irreversible climate change. No biggie. The GOP blocks the bipartisan January 6 insurrection probe with the filibusterTexas Senate passes bill to allow people to carry handguns without a licenseMTG compared mask mandates and vaccine passports to the holocaust, gets Ben Shapiro and the GOP to call her outSenate...

Duration:00:58:16

Let’s Weekend #269 – Visibly High on Yoga

5/23/2021
On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the latest on the Israel attacks on Palenstine, how the GOP keeps trying to make things worse, and the weird unbanning of an activity in Alabama schools. SCOTUS is taking up abortion rights case from MississippiTexas Gov. Abbott signs anti-abortion bill to ban abortions as early as six weeksTennessee Gov. signs bill into law that requires businesses and gov’t facilities to put up signs saying they allow trans people to use the bathroom...

Duration:00:58:18

Let’s Weekend #268 – The Israel Problem

5/16/2021
On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the history of Israel and Palenstine and how that has lead to this week's events, how the GOP keeps looking worse, and some good Netflix stuff coming soon. The four cops that killed George Floyd have been indicted on US civil rights chargesIsrael/Palestine conflict heated up fast after Israel’s brazen theft of Palestinians’ homes and attacks in sacred sitesGOP ousts Liz Cheney from her top House postMTG seems to just be stalking AOC in...

Duration:00:52:47

Let’s Weekend #267 – Focused on Obstruction

5/10/2021
On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the absurdity of Gov. Newsom’s competition in the upcoming election, the new threat to people’s lives this weekend, and when you can continue watching Tuca & Bertie on Adult Swim....

Duration:01:01:42

Let’s Weekend #266 – Battle of the Joshes

5/1/2021
On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about Biden’s joint address of Congress, the fun thing that happened to Rudy Giuliani, and the first bit of US Census data for 2020. Intro What Are We Up To? T:...

Duration:01:00:11

Let’s Weekend #265 – Justice

4/26/2021
On this week’s episode of Let’s Weekend, we talk about the actual big news of the week, Biden’s higher goals to combat climate change, and some cool NASA work on Mars. Intro What Are We Up To? T: Bob’s Burgers,...

Duration:01:25:21