Good Job, Brain! is a free weekly clean* audio podcast that's part quiz show & part offbeat news. It's the ultimate nutrition for your brain. So eat up!

*no explicit language. But poop does come up sometimes all the time.


//  ON iTUNES  

//  ON Stitcher 

//  ON SoundCloud 

//  PODCAST RSS 

We're built on Squarespace!

The raddest site-building platform.

For a free trial & 10% off on new accounts, use the code:

GOODJOBBRAIN

WHO ARE YOU PEOPLE?

KAREN // @momopeche

Game geek, candyfreak, bad runner.  

EXPERTISE: Geography, Hip Hop, Dogs, Patrick Swayze, Scout

 

COLIN // @colin13

Cannot tolerate lines that are not 100% parallel or 100% perpendicular.

EXPERTISE: Classic Rock, Academy Awards, NBA, Star Wars, Sniper

 

DANA // @ItsKindaSweet

Kinda sweet, kinda hilarious. Game designer extraordinaire.  

EXPERTISE: Literature, Indie Rock, Pop Culture, New Zealand, Prince, Medic

 

CHRIS // @kobunheat

Walking retro videogame almanac. Ravenclaw.  

EXPERTISE: US government, James Taylor, videogames, Spy

Tuesday
Aug132013

74: Sequels II: Sequel Harder 2 The Streets

 

DIRECT DOWNLOAD  /  ITUNES  /  RSS 

 

One is good, but is two really better? Test your movie tagline chops with our movie sequel quiz. Do you know the full titles of some of these blockbuster sequels? And what about sequels of people? Karen shares some odd findings on the "Junior" naming tradition. Colin regales us with tales of weird shampoo product sequels that leave us scratching our heads. (Because we're perplexed, not because he gave us lice or anything.) 

ALSO: Bizarre headlines (TURTLE BURGER!), Jeopardy!

RUNTIME: 44 minutes 48 seconds

 

Featured Interlude Music:

"It Takes Two" by Rob Base and DJ E Z Rock  Amazon | iTunes 

 

 

References (7)

References allow you to track sources for this article, as well as articles that were written in response to this article.

Reader Comments (3)

Awesome show this week - but just to point out something. During your last quiz (About whether the Sequel to a movie existed or not.) You got it RIGHT that Bambi 2, does exist, and it is a midquel - but it actually deals with Bambi's DAD and not him with his MUM before the hunter ruins our childhood innocence forever - that's already happened, and the movie is basically Patrick Stewart as Bambi's dad trying to get him a foster deer family. Although I like to think of it as approximately and hour and a half of my life that I will never get back.

Thought I'd point it out, seeing as that was the first disney sequel I ever saw as a kid that made me realize how crappy they really were.

August 15, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKatlyn Jarrett

Regarding the Jaws movies, there's also an unofficial Italian-made fifth sequel, called "Jaws 5: Cruel Jaws." You can find the entire film under the "Cruel Jaws" title on Youtube.

August 16, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMatt

@Katlyn - Your comment is amazing. A blend of "Um actually," Disney fandom, and pure frustration over crappiness. So good.

August 16, 2013 | Registered CommenterGood Job, Brain!

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>
« Where Do You GJB? | Main | 73: Lie, Cheat, and Steal »