It's fall -- well kinda. Chris isn't feeling it, and Tanner is on the fence. Still, Tanner puts Chris in the hot seat and has him try to guess the Farmer's Almanac's top ten fall activities. Chris is dating someone new and about to reveal to her he has the health of someone twice his age. Tanner discovered that the movie Monster Trucks was thought up by a movie executive's four year old son. Chris recalls the bizarre story of the movie Don's Plum.
TECHNICAL NOTE: Tanner's audio sucks until 33 minutes in. Feel free to skip if it's too annoying.
Listeners have weighed in on the The Great Hand Towel Etiquette Debate stirred up in Episode 17, and the results aren't pretty for Chris and Tanner. Chris is making his first movie and is an anxious mess. Tanner saw Don't Think Twice and has been thinking about what it means to be 35 and goal-less. Tanner also ponders why he has so few friends.
Tanner successfully moved his hair part from one side to the other. Chris gave his phone number to a woman and didn't hear back. Chris recommends the Netflix documentaries Welcome to Lieth, The Barkley Marathons, and Frank and Cindy. Tanner recommends Dead Slow Ahead. Tanner explains the true story behind flying ant day, and Chris reminisces about deer flies.
Tanner breaks the story of a generation; Chris is a millennial according to Pew Research Center, and Tanner has Chris take a quiz to prove it. Inspired by friend of the show Casey's hilarious white dude claim that Tucson has "too much Mexican food," Chris asks Tanner what annoys him about Oakland. Tanner went to Sephora and complains about it, and Chris complains about buying clothes. Chris debuts a new game where he challenges Tanner to identify the correct months (and even days) within which one is allowed, according to Chris, to watch specific movies.
Season two! Chris and Tanner are back with a soft reboot that adds a little more structure and flow. Chris kicks things off with a story about an awkward moment he had with a blind person at work. Tanner saw a guy smelling clothes at the laundromat and is trying to figure out what it means. He also remembers a couple underwear stories from his past. Chris burps like a Boglin. Finally, Tanner puts Chris in the hot seat to play Love/Hate, a long-running game focused on knee-jerk reactions to random things.
Chris and Tanner are back by no demand but their own, and even they are rethinking the decision. In this episode Chris runs down 2015's top celebrity deaths, Tanner rants about teens making out while he tried to watch a movie and raves about his favorite movies of 2015. Finally, Chris reveals how his self-deprecating personality has some dire consequences.