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The A to Z Show

The A to Z Show

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An old man and a failed comedian attempt to archive their friendship on the internet.
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The A to Z Show

Bonus Episode 6 - A to Ray - 2021 Oscars Recap and Oscars Revisited
Recorded 04/28/21.  Andrew is joined by Hookie's own Ray once again to recap the 2021 Oscars.  Then they dive back into the 2016 and 2011 ceremonies to see how those held up.  Finally, they discuss what they have been currently watching and enjoying. Music by @HOOKiEstlouis
June 2, 2021
Episode 62 - Movie Marathon Reactions plus Oscar Noms and Exciting Game Announcements
Recorded 03/16/21.  Kick back and enjoy as the boys discuss some flicks and upcoming games! Music by @HOOKiEstlouis
May 31, 2021
Episode 61 - Professor Zach on the Post-COVID Comedy Scene
Recorded 02/18/21.  Enjoy some A to Z action from a couple months ago! Music by @HOOKiEstlouis
May 2, 2021
Bonus Ep 5 - Kevin Promotes Cockhammer Lives the Graphic Novel
Recorded 03/23/21.  Our buddy Kevin stopped by to chat about his new badass project!  Check out the links below!
March 27, 2021
Episode 60 - Zach Reviews the DCEU
Recorded 01/21/21.  A to Z is the big 6-0!  Anyone else had a chaotic 2021?  Yeah, that's why we're consistently late and quiet.  But gosh darn it, we're here with an episode!  Please forgive us.  Or don't, and suffer. Music by @HOOKiEstlouis
March 20, 2021
Episode 59 - The Return of the Z
Recorded 01/07/21. First episode of the new year, my friends!  Let's hope this one goes a bit smoother... Music by @HOOKiEstlouis
February 7, 2021
Bonus Ep 4 - A to Ray - Top Films of 2020
Join America's Sweetheart as he welcomes Hookie's own Ray to discuss their love of movies and list 5 favorite films from 2020 as well as 5 favorite films from years' past that they saw for the first time in 2020. Thanks Ray for filling in, and hope everyone enjoys! Music by @HOOKiEstlouis
January 22, 2021
Episode 58 - Zach Reviews Joker and The Debut of the A2Z Drinking Game
Recorded 10/29/20.  Another late posting.  Enjoy the boys' banter for one last time this year!  A good one to go out on!  We'll be back and hopefully more active next year.  Thanks for sticking with us! Music by @HOOKiEstlouis
December 20, 2020
Episode 57 - Begone Demons!
Recorded 10/01/20.  Enjoy the outdated spooky October vibes...  Midsommar chats, an insane candy man, and the usual topics! Music by @HOOKiEstlouis
November 22, 2020
Episode 56 - The Rise of SkyMelcher and The Return of the Questions
Recorded 09/03/20.  Hopefully this new episode will spare Andrew's life!  Zach finally finished The Star War, enjoy that rant!  Prepare for cyborgs and the typical topic chaos.  Also the cutest venomized character ever, and questions! Music by @HOOKiEstlouis Brent's dope shit:
October 23, 2020
Episode 55 - Drugs, Diets, and Diatribes
Recorded 08/13/20.  Andrew and Zach do another podcast!  Does anyone read these? Music by @HOOKiEstlouis
October 3, 2020
Bonus Ep 3 - A to Strange - Kevin Promotes Strangeville Smoke Weed: The Card Game
Recorded 09/17/20.  Our old friend Kevin Strange stops by to chat with Andrew about his awesome card game! Help fund the project and get the game yourself! Follow Kevin on twitter for updates @kevinthestrange Music by @HOOKiEstlouis
September 19, 2020
Episode 54 - Zach's a Ramblin' Man
Recorded 07/23/20.  Got a shorter one for ya'll this time!  The boys catch up on some movie and sports chitchat!  Even some wrestling talk!  Also how to create the perfect human/man/warrior?  Also Zach talks about his radio past again.  Then we have a few movie (heavily spooky movie based), TV, and video game topics!  And then we end on... the joke. Music by @HOOKiEstlouis
September 3, 2020
Episode 53 - Conspiracies and DC Overload...But We're Back
Recorded 07/02/20.  The boys are back, baby!  Catch up with the very little that's gone on during quarantine!  This episode is packed with consipiracy theories, DC chitchat, and a whole lot of old ass topics about movies, tv, comics, and games!  Also p*edo batman apparently survived Big Rona, so that's...a thing.  Enjoy! Friendly reminder to take care of your mental health!  Time are hard and ya gotta take care of number one!   Music by @HOOKiEstlouis
August 7, 2020
Episode 52 - Zach Attacks Nolan and More Video Game News
Recorded 03/05/20.  The last recording pre-quarantine!  Presidential dicks, big news, Zach's usual rage, and topics as always! Music by @HOOKiEstlouis
May 12, 2020
Episode 51 - Season 2 - Serial Killer Zach Meets Cave Salamander Andrew
Recorded 02/20/20.  How about a podcast from simpler times?  See?  There's a reason these are always so late.  I was planning on having something to lighten up the mood... yeah...  It's all the nerdy goodness you've come to know and love!  And a little too much insight into Andrew's sex life.  Enjoy! Music by @HOOKiEstlouis
April 6, 2020
Episode 50 - 50 Games to Bleed Nostalgic For
Recorded 01/30/20.  Can you believe these boys have been at it for 50 episodes?  Celebrate with us as the boys each discuss 25 games they like and want to chat about!  Strap in, it's a long one! Music by @HOOKiEstlouis
March 11, 2020
Episode 49 - Top 10 films of the 2010s, Top 10 films of 2019, and Lots of Rambles
Recorded 01/16/20.  The boys discuss everything from Disney to a time-traveling Zach and of course, Batman.  Like a lot of it.  Zach prefaces with not wanting to just ramble about Batman again and then proceeds to ramble about Batman.  Adorable.  Then Andrew sets in on some lists!  Enjoy his 10 favorite films from both the 2010 decade AND 2019 alone!  The usual tech, movie, TV, and video game topics are discussed as well!  Enjoy! Intro music by @HOOKiEstlouis
February 12, 2020
Episode 48 - Toss a Coin to Your Buffalo Zach
Recorded 01/02/20.  Episode 47  was eaten by the technical issues monster... sorry!  Ever wanted to hear too much about video games and The Witcher on Netflix?  You're in luck!   Also the usual tv, movie,  and video game news!  Then things get weird and it's Brent's fault. Music by @HOOKiEstlouis
January 31, 2020
A to E Book Club - The Eye of the World - The Wheel of Time
*THIS PODCAST CONTAINS SPOILERS*  Surprise!  It's the A to E Book Club, where Andrew and Emma have an in depth discussion on a book they read!  (Mostly Emma just keeps saying "it's so f*cking neat" over and over again because words are hard) This episode is a review of The Eye of the World, the first book in Robert Jordan's fantasy series The Wheel of Time.  The full book is discussed, so there are spoilers throughout.  Let us know if you have any book or topic suggestions!  Enjoy!
December 31, 2019
Episode 46 - 90% Rambles, 10% Topics
Recorded 11/14/19.  Last podcast of the decade, my dudes!  These boys, boy do they like to ramble.  They get to talking and they just don't stop.  So much talking.  That's about it.  Just talking.  Then some movie, game, and TV news eventually. Thanks for joining us for a wonderful 2019.  We hope 2020 brings plenty of joy to your lives. Intro music by @HOOKiEstlouis
December 31, 2019
Episode 45 - A Very Late Halloween Spooktacular featuring Yes, ...And
Recorded 10/31/19.  Oh shit it's the Halloween episode!  Really late... sorry.  But they do talk about Christmas for a hot second.  The boys get back together with some chit chats!  Jay and Silent Bob Reboot chats!  Then immediately off the rails with a certain masked vigilante with a taste for...well you know.  Books!  Comics!  Video games!  TV!  Netflix!  So many Witcher things!  Ignore the poll concept, that came and went.  It's been a whole hot minute.  Sorry! Intro music by @HOOKiEstlouis
December 20, 2019
Episode 44 - Tales from Gulf Shores and Lots of Comic Related Topics
Recorded 10/17/19.  The boys find they have some common experiences regarding the south.  Chit chat for days!  Then of course the movie news that by this point is really old.  The TV news that by this point is really old.  And video game and comic news that by this point is really old...  That's on me, guys (Social Media Manager/Queen of Questions).  They'd fire me, but they don't pay me.  Get reckt. Music by @HOOKiEstlouis
December 7, 2019
Episode 43 - Cuck Grayson
Recorded 10/10/19.  So much chit chat (featuring the return of Pedo Batman) before the boys settle down into topic time.  Wendy's made a tabletop game!  Hollywood is ruining cinema with unwanted remakes and sequels.  However, Kevin Smith and Nick Cage exist, so it'll be okay.  Some back and forth TV news and some mostly good comic news!  Yay video games!  Boo mold!  Do people read these? intro music by @HOOKiEstlouis
November 11, 2019
Episode 42 - The State of Comedy, A Reluctant Joker Promise, and a Question That Shatters Everyone
Recorded 09/19/19.  Westerns.  Mustaches.  Movie and stand up chats.  Barry White is the man.  Batman stuff.  Movies news!  Zach yells about comedy for ten minutes.  Tv and video game news.  And then... the most cursed question, which somehow is made worse by Zach.  Then.  Well it's just a mess.  Sorry? Intro music by @HOOKiEstlouis
October 17, 2019
Bonus Episode 2 - The A to Strange Interview for Dead Shit the Comic
Recorded 09/26/19.  Join Andrew as he interviews the glorious @kevinthestrange!  Get some insights into his comic writing process and enjoy as the two chat about their shared past.  You don't wanna miss this one!   Support Kevin's indiegogo for his dope af complete comic for DEAD SHIT:
October 2, 2019
Episode 41 - Zach Reacts to Joker's Final Trailer, plus Fun Video Game and TV Announcements
Recorded 09/12/19.  Soft boys, Arkham rambling, Batman sneaks into Marvel, and Joker is "discussed."  Something is Killing the Children, video games, and a Tank Girl remake?  More Disney rants and movie and TV news. Check out @KevinTheStrange 's Indiegogo: Wrestling fan?  Check out @HnHPod Music by @HOOKiEstlouis
October 1, 2019
Episode 40 - Keanu Love, Batman Bot's Screenplay, and Topics
Recorded 08/22/19.  A whole bunch of catching up, movie chats, Zach professes his love for Keanu, and sports chats!  Twitter bot fun, comics news, movie news, the highest paid actors,  and TV news!  Will we forever be late uploading?  Follow along to find out! Music by @HOOKiEstlouis
September 25, 2019
Episode 39 - DJ Zach, Hookie Rocks, Topics and Questions!
Recorded 08/08/19.  Yes, it's very late.  We're sorry.  Enjoy the boys catching up for too long.  Fun topics this time!  Video games are the devil.  Comic news!  A new satire that looks badass!  Movie news!  Netflix is stupid. Video game news!  Listener questions!  Shut up and listen! Intro music by @HOOKiEstlouis
September 12, 2019
Episode 38 - Ska and Punk, Disney Disgust, and Game of Thrones Gaffes
Recorded 08/01/19.  The boys catch up with some chats about music and bars before topic time.  We've got CCSD news with marvel, DC, and movies!  Disney is basically God now, unfortunately...  A touch of tragedy, a touch of exciting news, then some rants about Phantom and Game of Thrones.  A good time to be had! Intro music by @HOOKiEstlouis
August 22, 2019
Episode 37 - One Year Anniversarycast!
Recorded 06/18/19.  It's the one year Anniversarycast!  Catching up, rambling, diatribes, and conspiracy theories!  40 greatest Disney songs, Mortal Kombat, Thor 4, and comic book announcements.  Then the boys wrap things up with some listener questions! Intro music by @HOOKiEstlouis
August 7, 2019
Episode 36 - Back in Bath (Water)
Recorded  07/11/19.  Time to catch up!  On today's episode we've got TOO MUCH bath water talk.  Also Spider-Man chats, some movie discussions, Batman getting his own star (finally!) and comic news.  Listen to Zach rant about how remakes are ruining the cinema industry as well as some decent cinema news.  Video games are a thing, and Bruce Campbell doesn't give any shits anymore.  Also listener questions!  Enjoy some classic A to Z goodness. Intro music by @HOOKiEstlouis
July 19, 2019
Episode 35 - Stanley Cup Champs & E3 News
Recorded 06/20/19.  A grand finale of all the hockey talk! Moon blobs!  TV and movie news! E3 happened!  ALSO SMELLS.  Congrats to anyone who understood the second half of the podcast through the drunken slurring, Our fave listener has a podcast!  Check out @thefavefivepod  on twitter! Music by @HOOKiEstlouis
July 2, 2019
Episode 34 - From Toasted Ravs to Roasted Sweetheart
Recorded 06/06/19.  MORE HOCKEY! Boston vs. St. Louis food.  Man of Blue Steel?  Book, comic book, and movie news! Netflix's new goods and a good old roasting of America's Sweetheart! Have some giggles. Music by @HOOKiEstlouis
June 12, 2019
Episode 33 - Hockey Rants, GoT Apologies, and Wiping Discussions
Recorded 05/16/18,  Rinse and repeat, we've got another episode based mostly on hockey and Game of Thrones!  Add in some necessary Disney crap and Zach ranting about a movie, and you've got the episode!  Also an interesting listener question... Music by @HOOKiEstlouis
May 28, 2019
Episode 32 - Therapy Sessions and Top 25 PS4 Games
It's basically all hockey, Marvel, Game of Thrones, and video games! Intro music by @HOOKiEstlouis
May 21, 2019
Episode 31 - Summer Movie Preview & A Mic Drop
Recorded 04/25/19.  After a tense opening, the boys simmer down to discuss an important event.  Also ZOMBIE PIGS?  Then of course this summer's upcoming movies, other random movie news, video game news, and some listener questions!   Also Andrew broke his mic stand.  He can edit the mishap out of the podcast, but not out of reality. Come laugh with us! theme song by @HOOKiEstlouis
May 7, 2019
Episode 30 - Zach vs. JGL, IGN, and Disney
Recorded 04/11/19.  Movie twists, Alexa is definitely not a good secret-keeper, Zach loses all of his shit about a pandering IGN list.  Star Wars talk, and TV and video game news! Theme song by @HOOKiEstlouis on Twitter!
April 22, 2019
Bonus Episode 1 - Kevin Strange Interview!
Recorded 04/04/19.  The boys sit down to interview the wild and brilliant Kevin Strange (filmmaker, novelist, and creator of DEAD SHIT: THE COMIC BOOK!)  Enjoy a discussion that goes over the facts of this new project, but also the feelings.  You're gonna wanna listen to this, my friends! Check out the indiegogo here:  Donate if you can, share if you will!  5 days left!
April 11, 2019
Episode 29 - Zach Experiences a DC 180
Recorded 04/04/19.  Zach's been hate watching Twilight.  The new Joker movie enrages him... but then something changed within him... Check out the DEAD SHIT indiegogo and show some A2Z love!  @HOOKiEstlouis are the brilliant folks behind the theme, check em out!
April 11, 2019
Episode 28 - Bagels, Batman, and Boning
Recorded 03/28/19.  Today we've got movies, Game of Thrones, video games, The Batman, and Netflix comings and goings!  Also hear about a bagel controversy, gambling stories, and some exciting news involving Dead Shit!  Also boning! Check out the Dead Shit comic IndieGoGo!   Something you should definitely fund or share if you're able!  Support an awesome creator making super cool things for nerds like us!  America's Sweetheart is a cover girl. Check out @HOOKiEstlouis for some great tunes!
April 4, 2019
Episode 27 - A Theme Song?! What's a Notary!?
Recorded 03/14/19.  Check out the artist behind our new theme song!  @HOOKiEstlouis on twitter! The usual rabbit hole leads to questioning the use of notaries.  Hear a list of the "best movie musicals." and laugh as Zach gets pissed at Disney, like always!  Also news!  Stay excellent, friends!
March 25, 2019
Episode 26 - Disney's Death Knell and The Never-Ending GIF Debate
Recorded 03/07/19.  Enjoy this fun little episode.  Zach decides Disney's death knell, also gets generally mad at everything else too.  They've got anime talks, casting news, and some video game chat as well!  Come have a chuckle.
March 13, 2019
Episode 25 - Oscar Movies, Horror Movies, MOVIES!
Recorded 02/28/19.  Join the boys as they recap Andrew's Oscar movies watch party, then end up rambling about more movies they love and hate.  Enjoy the usual ups and downs of comic news, and join in on their Game of Thrones Hype! Happy Anniversary! 
March 8, 2019
Episode 24 - The Catch
Recorded 02/21/19.  Join the boys as they discuss late night tv, their weird sleep troubles, and The Catch.  Also movies, comics, TV shows, and the coming and going Netflix options!  
February 28, 2019
Episode 23 - A and Z Add Some E for V-Day
Recorded on 02/14/19 (Valentine's Day!)  The boys have returned quickly with a special Valentine's Day episode.  Enjoy some tips on love and a bunch of fun topics.  Listen as Andrew dies from laughing before ever reading or watching The Outsiders.  Oh, and there's a chick here too.  It's a mess, just enjoy it.  We love you.
February 21, 2019
Episode 22 - Sleepy Zach Gets the Giggles and Andrew is Naive
Recorded 02/10/19.  It's a short, sweet, Sunday episode of A to Z.  Join the boys as they discuss their busy schedules, comics and comic movies, TV news, games, and Disney's wrath.  Enjoy!
February 18, 2019
Episode 21 - The Spider-Verse One *Spoilers!*
Recorded 01/27/19.  Did you want an episode made mostly of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse opinions and reviews?  No?  Well get over it.  That's what you get.  Also, spoilers incoming!  Enjoy!
February 6, 2019
Episode 20 - Uncle Zach vs. Horrifying Movie Sequels/Reboots
Recorded 01/17/19.  Despite life doing its best to get in their way, the boys have made their glorious return.  Join them for a mostly angry conversation about the poor choices Hollywood is making.  Also other things! 
January 25, 2019
Episode 19 - Suicide Squad Reactions and Listener Mailbag!
Recorded 01/04/19.  We're kicking off 2019 with a much anticipated segment!  A FULL viewing of Suicide Squad has occurred, and the reactions are here.  Also, the boys finally answered your questions! 19 in '19, we all say thankee sai.
January 10, 2019
Episode 18 - DC Drops the Ball and Andrew's Top Ten Films of 2018
Recorded 12/26/18.  New Fallout is bad, Hellboy looks good, DC is a shitshow, and Zach is angry.  The world is balanced.  Also enjoy Andrew's top 10 movies of 2018, an absolute heater of a list.  Happy New Year, everyone!
December 29, 2018
Episode 17 - Metal Gear Solid Lore is WILD
Recorded 12/12/18. Marvel, DC, video games, movies, and Netflix news. You guys get the routine by now. Meet a new and horrifying imagining of a man who might have shaped your childhood... Lastly, listener submissions lead to ducks, horses, and gripes... oh my! Laugh with us.
December 19, 2018
Episode 16 - Zach Proclaims War on Doug
Recorded 12/05/18. Join the fun as the boys discuss Marvel's missteps, video game news, DC, SATAN!, and the "best" comedy films of all time. Also, Doug is a sad nerd.
December 15, 2018
Episode 15 - Rumors of Our Demise Were Greatly Exaggerated
Recorded 11/28/18. DC chit-chat, Zach gets an arch-nemesis, and a walk down Dahl memory lane. The boys discuss TV shows old and new, and we get an update on the movie we're all so excited for. The boys finish up with a discussion of how awesome NASA (and space in general) is. Buckle up, it's a fun ride.
December 8, 2018
Episode 14 - A Yo-Yo of Emotions
The boys start off discussing books, specifically the Dark Tower series by Stephen King. If that's not your jam, after 13 minutes they get into some gaming news. And of course, would it be an A2Z episode if Andrew didn't invoke Zach's rage with a little DC chit chat? Another skinny Lex Luthor? Batman is a father?? Well at least the public allowed one hero to survive these dark days... Come enjoy some nerdy discussions! Feel free to submit questions to the email or on Twitter, @TheA2ZShow
November 27, 2018
Episode 13 - RIP to Two Great Creators
The boys bid farewell to two heroes today. But don't let that discourage you! This episode is full of laughs, Christmas movie discussions, movie/tv new, and the first ever listener questions! Enjoy!
November 21, 2018
Episode 12 - Batman Cartoons and The Great Holiday Debate
Recorded on Halloween, here's a little extra spooky treat for you guys! The boys explore the usual topics of movies and games as well as a list of the best Batman: The Animated Series episodes. Also the boys have a debate about a classic family film. Enjoy!
November 14, 2018
Episode 11- Zach hates DC... and DC
Zach professes his hatred for DC comics, and DC the woman. A to Z continues to be ahead of the news. Andrew basically just makes Zach mad the whole time. Enjoy!
November 1, 2018
Episode 10 - Zach's Vindication
Zach is tired. But also... VINDICATED! The boys explore DC and Marvel news, Seasame Street, and Halloween plans. Happy Almost Halloween!
October 23, 2018
Episode 9 - Apple Celebrations and Pulling Zachs's Strings
The boys are distributed on Apple! So they celebrate with some shots... Then Andrew toys with Zach's emotions. It's a roller coaster!
October 15, 2018
Episode 8 - Sports, Comics, Movies and Zach Struggles to Find Motivation
The boys start off by basically forgetting the mics are on and catching up on sports. A eventually reigns in Z and they get to more of the usual. Learn a secret of Zach's past, then watch as he struggles for motivation.
October 9, 2018
Episode 7 - Zach Loves CarousHELL and First Fan Topic
Join us as Andrew unlocks the true mystery of the world... Zach's smile. Spiderman, BatHAM, and the boy's first fan submitted topic! @TheA2ZShow on Twitter
October 2, 2018
Episode 6 - The Boys Are Back
After a brief hiatus, the boys are back in town (the boys are back in tooowwwn) *guitar riff* And it's a big one! Or at least a long episode. Join the fun as they discuss a whole bunch of movies and video games! Learn what line not to cross with Zach and hear Varble do more than just serve up topics!
September 25, 2018
Episode 5 - From Rage to Philosophy: The Zen of Zach
Another FANTASTIC episode where Zach shows he can get real, kind of. What a Shyamalan-like twist!
September 5, 2018
Episode 4 - Andrew’s Middle Name
Talking about weather leads to talking about... well... Andrew's middle name. Learn why Zach is a failed comedian, what the boys are reading and watching, as well as what's frustrating Zach this week.
September 5, 2018
Episode 3 - Rachel? Oh!
Join us as Zach gets angry about superhero adaptations (again), Andrew struggles for control from a rogue super hero creep, and drinking games are discussed. Enjoy!
September 5, 2018
Episode 2 - Zach Rambles, Andrew Wrangles
Okay so not our best, but it only can get better from here!
September 5, 2018
Episode 1 - Meeting A and Z
Everyone's gotta start somewhere. We hope you join us for this adventure!
September 5, 2018