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Poor Scholars Podcast: Episode 1

PoorScholarsPodcastBY POOR SCHOLARS STAFF

On Sunday, Poor Scholars’ Pat Flynn and Scott Phillips decided to record the first ever Poor Scholars podcast. Pat and Scott discuss MTV’s “Buckwild”, the NBA Dunk Contest, Jay “Don’t call me Jason” Williams, Frank Ocean and much more. The Poor Scholars Podcast touches on random subjects and has language suitable for adults.

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The movies Poor Scholars wants to see in 2013

oz-the-great-and-powerful-poster-1BY POOR SCHOLARS STAFF

Now that the Super Bowl movie trailers have aired, Poor Scholars is anxious to see what the rest of 2013 has to offer in the world of cinema. We polled our staff and asked, “Which new movie do you wanna see the most in 2013?”

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Who should perform in next year’s Super Bowl halftime?

jay-z-e1358205955901BY POOR SCHOLARS STAFF

After watching Beyoncé during halftime of the Super Bowl, the Poor Scholars staff got to thinking: Who would we like to see perform at halftime of Super Bowl XLVIII?

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Poor Scholars rates the commercials from the Super Bowl

leonBY SCOTT PHILLIPS AND TROY PHILLIPS

Commercials, and their outrageous $3.7 million price tag, have become an important part of the Super Bowl. While many other websites review commercials aired during the Super Bowl, Poor Scholars reviewed the commercials as they happened — without a second chance to watch them — just like the millions of viewers witness them at home. Poor Scholars’ brother tandem of Scott and Troy Phillips reviewed the commercials as they happened by jotting down thoughts and grading them as they occurred. Promos for CBS shows or the NFL were not included. Each review also includes a link to the commercial.

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Poor Scholars Royal Rumble recap

Photo Credit: Creatively Endeavored

Photo Credit: Creatively Endeavored

BY POOR SCHOLARS STAFF

During the Royal Rumble, Poor Scholars’ Scott Phillips and Rambo Nomolos took notes and traded texts as the action went on. Since Rambo was too hungover — we’ll let it slide, it was his celebration the night before — the annual draft didn’t occur but the action still went on. This post also contains results. There, we said it, so you can’t complain.

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Sunday Special: Royal Rumble email exchange

Photo Credit: Creatively Endeavored

Photo Credit: Creatively Endeavored

BY POOR SCHOLARS STAFF

In preparation for tonight’s WWE Royal Rumble, Poor Scholars’ Scott Phillips and Rambo Nomolos spent the week exchanging emails; 2,000 words about pro wrestling from grown men with college degrees and jobs ensued. 

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Katie Couric? Are you serious?

Photo Credit: NBC/Saturday Night Live

Photo Credit: NBC/Saturday Night Live

BY POOR SCHOLARS STAFF

We’re as tired of the Manti Te’o saga as all of you are and social media has seen enough Lennay Kakua/invisible girlfriend jokes to last a lifetime. However, the “show” must go on! As reported over the weekend, Manti Te’o will give his first on-camera interview about his “ordeal” with hard-hitting journalist Katie Couric.

Wait, Katie Couric?

What the hell?

Seriously?

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